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Who is on your divorce team?

Divorce -- just like marriage -- isn't something you can do alone. There are a lot of emotional, financial and legal steps surrounding a divorce. That's why many experts recommend that people going through a divorce have a support team to help.

Who do you need on your team? While the real answer depends a lot on your circumstances, here's a good place to start:

Don't let creditors harass you after bankruptcy

When you file for bankruptcy, the first thing your attorney will probably tell you is to refer all of your creditors to the office. That's one headache you shouldn't have anymore.

This is why it can be so confusing and frustrating when a creditor pops up again after the bankruptcy is over and finally discharged. That's not supposed to happen -- but it still does.

Man wins the battle for new sentence hearing, but loses the war

It's definitely a case of "winning the battle but losing the war," for a convicted sexual offender in Ohio.

The man, a former attorney, was convicted in 2014 of several sexual offenses, many involving former clients. He was convicted of a total of nine charges, including one rape charge and one kidnapping charge -- but acquitted of two other charges where prosecutors couldn't make their case.

Why could a trustee deny your bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy is supposed to be an individual's refuge of last resort when the bills are piled sky high and creditors are howling like wolves at the door.

Anyone can fall on hard times and the bankruptcy court doesn't really judge those unlucky enough to walk through the doors. People who have lived in relative wealth and comfort their whole lives file bankruptcy just like people who have struggled for every dime.

Do you know your rights if stopped by police?

If you are stopped somewhere by the police -- say, while walking down the street -- do you know what your rights actually are?

Most people really don't. While a lot of people know that they have a right to remain silent when arrested to avoid self-incrimination, the rest of their rights are somewhat of a mystery.

Estate planning with a spouse who has dementia

If your spouse has been diagnosed with dementia, you are likely wondering how it affects your estate planning. Is long-term care in the future? If so, how will you pay for it? Can you update your estate plan?

Depending on the level of dementia, your spouse may be able to handle some or all aspects of his or her planning. A lawyer can work with you and/or your spouse to minimize the likelihood of these changes facing disputes later.

Want to help someone going through a divorce? Do this

It's hard to know what to do when someone you care about is going through a divorce. You may want to help -- but at the same time be afraid of saying or doing the wrong thing at the wrong time.

Fortunately, a lot of folks have been down this road before and they have advice they're willing to share. This is what you need to do:

Busting common Medicaid myths

Medicaid can be extremely helpful for covering your nursing home costs. But getting coverage to pay for your long-term care is not always simple. It can be difficult to understand the rules, especially with a lot of misinformation out there about the program.

Knowing the truth about Medicaid is crucial to obtaining the benefits you need. Three common myths about Medicaid eligibility are busted below.

Do you know the signs of parental alienation syndrome?

You've probably heard of parental alienation syndrome, but do you know what the signs of it are if you see it?

Parental alienation syndrome is the direct result of a concentrated attempt to destroy someone's relationship with his or her children. Usually, one parent is acting out of malice toward the other, poisoning his or her children's hearts and minds against the other parent.

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