Daily Archives: June 6, 2012 - 3 results

Posted 5 years ago in Estate Planning by Ed Alpern  
Video: Planning for Your Social Media Accounts When You Die

Facebook, MySpace and Twitter have become part of the fabric of daily life, but what happens to your passwords, posts and updates after you die? You may have your financial affairs in order, but you better make provisions for your digital demise. Unlike monetary assets, your executor may not have the authority to manage your online presence unless you’ve left specific instructions in your will. If you don’t want your every tweet preserved for posterity you’ll need to make a …

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Posted 5 years ago in Your Family & The Law by Staff Editor   
Opinion: Supreme Court Will Rule in Favor of Gay Marriage

By this time next year, we will have a national court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage. Two federal appeals courts have already ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional, and the next stop is the U.S. Supreme Court, which will also have to throw out this discriminatory law. Two federal appeals courts have granted a huge victory in favor of gays and lesbians by striking down the Defense of Marriage Act because it illegally targets gays …

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Posted 5 years ago in Child Custody and Support by Jennifer King  
Dennis Rodman Sentenced to Community Service, Probation

Retired basketballer Dennis “The Worm” Rodman was sentenced to 104 hours of community service and three years of probation last week. The sentence comes after Rodman was found guilty of contempt for failing to pay past-due child support. His lawyer says he hopes to work with at-risk youth as part of his sentence. Rodman’s third ex-wife Michelle says the NBA star owes her more than $750,000 in child support, though Rodman’s attorney argues that the amount of unpaid support is …

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