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  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: April 10, 2020

Many people are familiar with the statistic that 50% of all marriages will end in divorce. But did you know that it’s no longer true? In the U.S., divorce rates have actually been on the decline since the 1980s. It’s now estimated that the likelihood of divorce has dropped a staggering 24% since 1981. According to recent data, millennials are…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: April 2, 2020

You are out driving, and suddenly you see red and blue lights in your rearview mirror. A cop has pulled you over after suspecting you were operating a vehicle under the influence (OVI). Besides a field sobriety test, the officer may have you blow into a breath test. If your results showed a blood alcohol (BAC) concentration of .08% or…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: March 17, 2020

It is too soon to tell what the overall impact will be as COVID-19 cases grow around the world. However, the Global Times reports one effect is a sharp rise in divorces in the Chinese city of Xi’an. The Times says the city has seen a record number of divorce filings in recent weeks, so many that local government offices…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: March 12, 2020

Affirmative defenses are special pleadings that you, as the defendant, had a legally justifiable reason for doing the crime you’ve been charged with. When you make an affirmative defense, you are effectively admitting that you broke the law, but you argue that you had a legal reason that allowed you to do it. Is This Form Of Defense Applicable To…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: February 17, 2020

Creating an estate plan is an essential undertaking. It helps you prepare for the future and ensures the security of your family legacy. But in order to make sure your future is secure, an estate plan requires constant updating. Ideally, you should review your estate plan every three to five years, just in case there are any changes you’d like…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: January 2, 2020

One of the biggest myths in bankruptcy law is that student loan debt can never be discharged. While it is not common, getting rid of overwhelming student debt is not impossible. Student loans have always been eligible for bankruptcy proceedings, and before 1976, few issues existed for getting them discharged. However, since that time, rules have gradually changed, making it…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: December 17, 2019

You want to make things as easy as possible on those you love. But you may be doing them a disservice if you’re putting off any part of end-of-life planning, something that could impact them long before you leave them. Six in 10 Americans haven’t done the basic planning. Even if you aren’t one of the completely unprepared, you may…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: November 5, 2019

The decision to file for bankruptcy will impact your finances now and in the future. To ensure stability down the road, it’s critical to devise and implement a recovery plan. Here are four tips to help you recover after your bankruptcy case comes to a close: Review your credit report: Pull your credit report, review every last detail and make…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: October 21, 2019

You hope that you never find yourself in a dire financial situation, but it could happen at some point in your life. There are many situations that can lead you to bankruptcy, such as a job loss, medical emergency or poor money management. Regardless of why you’re considering Chapter 7 bankruptcy, it’s critical to determine if it’s the right solution…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: October 11, 2019

Right now, you are healthy enough to make your own medical decisions. However, as you do your estate planning, you are well aware that that may not always be the case. Yes, estate planning does focus on what happens after you pass away, but you may also want to consider what you can do if injury, illness, disease or age…Read More

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