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What is Chapter 11 Bankruptcy?

When businesses or individuals face serious financial hardship, they have several options when it comes to filing for bankruptcy. Among those options is Chapter 11, also known as reorganization bankruptcy. Chapter Read More

Guardianship or Adoption: Which One Is Right for You?

Guardianship and adoption are both legal mechanisms designed to give minor children a safe, supportive and nurturing environment with an adult or a family unit. Both options give the adult Read More

Probate: What Does a Personal Representative Do?

Probate is the process by which the decedent’s affairs are settled and the remaining property is distributed to the rightful beneficiaries or heirs. The decedent’s estate goes through the probate Read More

Understanding the Difference Between Legal and Physical Custody

Child custody is often a contentious issue for divorced or separated parents. Custody arrangements can profoundly affect parent-child relationships and greatly influence a child’s development. Therefore, it is important for Read More

Is a Limited Liability Company (LLC) the Right Business Entity for You?

The limited liability company (LLC) is one of the most popular types of business entities for those starting their own commercial enterprises. In choosing what business structure works for you, Read More

Working with a Tax Attorney to Develop an Installment Agreement to Pay Back the IRS

Owing money to the treasury can be nerve wracking. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) wields enormous power to collect its debts and has the legal authority to freeze assets and Read More

Can You Be Charged with DUI if You Aren’t Driving the Car?

In South Dakota, you can be charged with DUI even if you aren’t on the road. South Dakota’s laws make it a crime to either drive or “be in actual physical control of Read More

How a Living Trust Can Help You Protect Your Family Farm

Family farms are essential to American life. People across the country depend on the food grown in our heartland. In South Dakota, family farming is a way of life, and Read More

The Benefits of Divorce Mediation

In 2019 alone, almost 750,000 people in the U.S. opted to end their marriages. For those couples wishing to part amicably or those wishing to avoid a lengthy court process, Read More

What to Do if You Suspect Your Spouse is Hiding Assets

Dividing assets can be one of the most contentious processes during a divorce, frequently resulting in heated arguments. The potential disagreements that sometimes occur may cause some spouses to try Read More

The Basics of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy for Businesses

Every business owner begins with the intention of succeeding. However, things don’t always go as expected, and sometimes businesses fail. When this happens, one of the most important steps a Read More

What Debts Can’t Be Discharged Through Bankruptcy?

Deciding to file for bankruptcy is often tough, but the relief it can offer is substantial, making it an attractive option for those needing a fresh financial start. The predominant Read More

What Happens if Someone Dies Without a Will?

Wills and other estate planning tools give people the opportunity to decide, while they are living, who will get their property after they die. Nevertheless, some people pass away without Read More

How Are Felony Crimes Punished in South Dakota?

People who have been charged with a felony in South Dakota face the possibility of serving several years in prison if convicted. Felonies are serious crimes and are treated as Read More

Which Couples Should Get a Prenuptial or Postnuptial Agreement?

Given the high divorce rates in America, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements could be a wise choice for couples looking to avoid a potentially ugly divorce. While creating these documents may Read More

Common Reasons for Probate Litigation

There are several situations in which estate administrators, heirs and other family members find themselves in probate litigation. If a will names someone as a beneficiary, but the bequest given Read More

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