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What Are the Pros & Cons of Rent-To-Own?

A legal analysis of Indiana rent-to-own agreements Rent-to-own agreements, also known as lease-to-own or lease-option agreements, offer a unique approach to acquiring property. These arrangements allow tenants to rent a property with the option to purchase it at a later date. While this can be an appealing option for individuals who may not qualify for...

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5 Common Real Estate Investing Mistakes to Avoid

While investing in real estate offers a lucrative opportunity to build your equity, it's common to make mistakes, especially if it's your first time. However, real estate investing mistakes can be costly if not carefully considered in advance. To stay ahead of the game, it's important to arm yourself with knowledge and foresight. Below, the...

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How Disagreements Over Spending Lead to Divorce

Overspending and hidden debt can lead to divorce. According to a new survey, finances can be a major source of tension in a relationship that frequently leads to divorce. Last year, about 1 in 3 divorcees cited credit card debt and spending as a factor in the dissolution of their marriages. While debt may not...

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Analysis: More Older Americans Are Opting For Divorce

Many couples get divorced. It may be due to unresolved conflict, financial problems, infidelity, communication issues, or a combination of factors. Whatever the reason, at least one spouse decides that it's best to dissolve the marriage and lead separate lives. Divorce is nothing new. However, what is new is the age of many divorcing couples....

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What Happens When A Spouse Hides Assets During a Divorce?

The end of a marriage can be an emotional and challenging experience for everyone. However, the stress can be heightened when you find out that a spouse hides assets during a divorce. This not only poses a financial threat but also adds emotional strain if deception is uncovered. Hidden assets might include undisclosed bank accounts, investments,...

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Co-Parenting Tips For the Holiday Season

The holiday season is often hailed as the most wonderful time of the year. But co-parenting can bring some unique challenges, especially post-divorce. However, with thoughtful strategies, you can mitigate conflicts and ensure a smooth transition for everyone involved. Below, you'll find valuable co-parenting tips for the holiday season. If you're facing any difficulties with...

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What Are the Top Sources of Conflict That Lead to Divorce?

An Indianapolis divorce attorney can help you sort through all legal issues. Every year in the United States, hundreds of thousands of married couples choose to get a divorce. According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 690,000 couples got divorced in 2021 – roughly half the number of couples who...

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What Is An Example of A Quiet Title Action?

Before finalizing property transactions in Indiana, consider a quiet title action for clarity. This legal process resolves ownership disputes and safeguards your real estate investment. The Indianapolis real estate attorneys at Hocker Law have extensive experience in quiet title actions. We're here to guide you and explain your legal options. Here's what you need to...

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Creating a Will: Do You Need an Estate Planning Lawyer?

Make sure your Last Will and Testament accurately reflects your wishes. Securing your legacy is one of the most important things you can do for your family and for your own peace of mind. You need an estate plan, and the foundation of an estate plan is your Last Will and Testament: the document that...

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Coping With a Range of Emotions in a Divorce

Divorce may cause joy, anger, relief, sadness, and more - all on the same day. In the U.S., about 50% of first marriages and 60% of second marriages will eventually dissolve, and nearly everyone reacts strongly to divorce. Whether initiating the divorce or not, heightened stress, loneliness, and sadness - as well as relief and...

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