Ducking Service -- can I hide from a lawsuit?

Question: Can I hide? How important is it to have the parties’ names spelled correctly on the complaint and other documents? An unhappy individual is attempting to sue my small corporation and me personally. If my name is John Smith and the corporation is ABC...

HOME EQUITY CREDIT LINES -- AND DIVORCE

At a recent discussion on family law matters, I answered the following question: Question: HELOC Obtained without Joint Deed Holder Signature or Approval My spouse obtained a $50K home equity loan behind my back, without me knowing about it, on our home in Virginia....

Problems with Protective Orders

Another divorce question from the Boards: Question: Can i file a harassment suit against wife, she keeps taking me to court to get protective order but they won’t grant and i have to keep taking off work. Answer: How to deal with harassment via protective...

A question of BANKRUPTCY -- can you hide an asset?

I was discussing bankruptcy on an Internet legal site, and was asked the following question: Question: If a family member is on the verge of bankruptcy, can I purchase their house for the small amount still owed to the bank and have the house exempt as an asset when...

401K Rollover WARNING!

Folks – just a friendly reminder. I wrote a blog about QDRO’s a few days past, and I had a couple of questions asked as follow-up to that post. There is a critical error you want to watch for when dealing with 401K and other “qualified plan...
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