Entries by Shantanu Mukherjee

Am I Getting Enough Spousal Support?

Sometimes we’re asked if a receiving party is getting enough spousal support. While there is a lot of gray area to this part of the law, here are a few things to consider.  Do Both People Have Enough Money to Live On? At a high level, the first thing to look at is whether or […]

Domestic Violence Warning Signs to Watch Out For

Do you have an inkling that a loved one is suffering some sort of abuse? Here are a few domestic warning signs to keep in mind. Domestic Warning Signs: Physical Signs This is what most people think of when they hear the term domestic violence. Sometimes these signs are obvious to spot, other times they’re […]

Should You Get an LLC for Your Business?

Should you get an LLC for your business? Well, that depends. Here are a few things to think about as you explore your options.  Reason #1 to Get an LLC: Legal Protection The main reason why businesses choose to file for an LLC is for legal protection. In the law’s eyes, an LLC is a […]

Do You Need a Lawyer to Buy Real Estate?

Do you really need a lawyer to buy real estate? Or is it more of a nice-to-have? This isn’t a black and white answer, but first let’s start with the high level view.  Do You Need an Attorney to Buy Real Estate? The short answer is that it depends. Some states require you to have […]

What is Property and Business Division?

In a divorce, what is property and business division? At a high level, it’s just like it sounds. It refers to how much of a couple’s property is divided between the two parties, as well as how a business is divided. This can be tricky though, as there are a number of factors that go […]

What is a Marital Standards of Living Assessment?

The marital standard of living (often referred to as MSOL) is essentially a measure of the lifestyle enjoyed by a couple during marriage. It is most often used during a divorce case to help determine how much support one party should pay the other.  Several things go into this evaluation. Marital Standard of Living Assessment: […]

What is the Americans with Disabilities Act?

What is the Americans with Disabilities Act? There’s a lot we can say about it, but this article will keep things brief and high level. We’ll talk about three main things: what the act is, who enforces it, and what it means to you.  What is the American Disabilities Act? Often referred to as ADA, […]

Is a Purchase Order a Legal Contract?

The world of purchase orders and contracts can be a bit confusing sometimes. We’ve put together a short article outlining the similarities and differences between the two to help you sort them out.  Purchase Order and Contracts Basics Let’s start by talking about each of these documents. A purchase order is a document from a […]

How Long Does Getting a Divorce Take?

How long does getting a divorce take? There is not a definitive answer for everyone. A lot of factors come into play such as where you live, how quickly the pair can come to agreement on terms of the divorce, and more.  Here are a few things that affect the overall timing. How Long Does […]