Establishing Child Custody….

  Establishing Child Custody Couples, whether married or not, who have minor children together will be faced with establishing the custody and parenting time of their minor child(ren) if their marriage or other relationship breaks down.  Parents may either come to a mutual agreement of the custody and parenting time of their minor child(ren), or […]

Ways that an attorney can guide you through your divorce

On behalf of Bebout, Potere, Cox & Bennion, P.C. posted in divorce on Monday, January 2, 2017. Even when minor children are not involved, the sheer number of issues posed by a divorce proceeding can leave the parties feeling overwhelmed. For that reason, a family law attorney often functions as a guide, offering more than […]

Tips regarding the practical aspects of estate planning

On behalf of Bebout, Potere, Cox & Bennion, P.C. posted in estate planning on Monday, January 9, 2017. You may have gone through the work of creating a revocable trust. However, unless you have retitled assets in the name of that trust, all you have is essentially a piece of paper describing a trust that […]

Don’t forget to update your contractual obligations after divorce

On behalf of Bebout, Potere, Cox & Bennion, P.C. posted in divorce on Monday, January 16, 2017. A divorce requires the parties to divide not only their marital assets, but also any debts of the marital estate. Furthermore, the parties must notify any entities with whom they have contractual obligations about their changed marital status. […]

Are certain estate assets difficult to value for the IRS?

On behalf of Bebout, Potere, Cox & Bennion, P.C. posted in estate planning on Monday, January 23, 2017. For readers of this blog, recommending a will may be akin to preaching to the choir. Yet a surprising number of Americans fail to heed this advice, including the late singer Prince. Since Prince did not leave […]

Tips for choosing a durable health care power of attorney

On behalf of Bebout, Potere, Cox & Bennion, P.C. posted in estate planning on Monday, August 8, 2016. A doctor is committed to saving lives. However, the U.S. Supreme Court has held that an individual has the right to refuse life support in some situations. That right is not absolute, however. Unless stated in writing, […]

Retirement and estate planning can be accomplished together

On behalf of Bebout, Potere, Cox & Bennion, P.C. posted in estate planning on Tuesday, August 30, 2016. Life expectancies for the generation known as “millennials” are good, especially when they apply the latest research in diet, exercise and other aspects of healthy living to their lifestyles. Yet longer lifespans may require more retirement planning. […]