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Release my children from my debts at the time of my death

united-states Upon my death how do I physically write the actual release of debt without an attorney, so my children are not held responsible for my debts. You should hire an attorney for a few ...
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Release my children from my debts at the time of my death

Not possible in germany To not inherit a debt in Germany, the heir has to declare to the state that they don't want to inherit this inheritance. This also excludes them from inheriting anything else ...
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How can misattributed paternity cause "a welfare minefield"?

I could not find an official record of the court ruling referenced in the question until Lag provided a link in a comment. Based on the news coverage, my guess was that the judge's reference to a &...
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Release my children from my debts at the time of my death

In the united-states this happens automatically. Heirs are not responsible for the "debts of the father", unless they willingly co-signed or something really weird is going on. They just ...
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Release my children from my debts at the time of my death

The heirs must use the proper way in spain. As in (almost?) everywhere else, debts are part of the estate and your heirs cannot accept your assets without accepting your debts. But they can accept the ...
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What proportion of parenting time makes someone a "primary parent"?

canada Child support In Canada, under the Federal Child Support Guidelines (used when computing child support after a divorce, and in most or all provinces after a separation), the terms are defined ...
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What happens when a father wants his child vaccinated but the mother does not?

canada Any guardian of the child must exercise parental responsibilities (including giving or refusing consent to vaccinations) in the best interests of the child (see e.g. ss. 37, 43 of British ...
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Divorce court jurisdiction: filing

united-states In general Is there a uniform rule on where a spouse can file for divorce? I can see 4 possible jurisdictions: Where the couple married Where the filing spouse lives here the non-...
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Does a birth certificate list the baby's legal or biological father?

The birth certificate lists the legal parents (or only the mother, if a second legal parent is not established at the time of birth). The rules about how to establish legal parentage and how to fill ...
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Making false statements and affidavits in Family court

False statements can only be countered by conflicting testimony or evidence. "You lied" is not evidence. Unless you can prove that opposing counsel knew their own statements to be false, ...
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Divorce court jurisdiction: filing

australia You can apply for a divorce in Australia if either you or your spouse: regard Australia as your home and intend to live in Australia indefinitely, or are an Australian citizen by birth, ...
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Divorce court jurisdiction: filing

canada Divorce is legislated as a federal matter, with jurisdiction exercised by the provincial superior courts as set out in the federal Divorce Act. The Divorce Act, s. 3 provides the general rule: ...
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When flatmates get an AVO against each other, who has to move out?

Usually, an order would specify what happens. There is no hard and fast rule in this situation.
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Release my children from my debts at the time of my death

There is an easy way to do this - get yourself life insurance for the amount you owe. When you die it is used to pay off your debt. This does not work if the OP is likely to die as the premiums would ...
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Release my children from my debts at the time of my death

You need to specify your country. I doubt there is any place in the world where you can get rid of the debt on your death other than by buying life insurance. Your potential heirs will either inherit ...
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Release my children from my debts at the time of my death

In Japan, the heirs get the debts along with the assets, but they can opt out of getting both if they want. Once the choice is made, it cannot be changed later even if new assets or debts are ...
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What happens when a father wants his child vaccinated but the mother does not?

Some vaccinations are mandatory anyway in germany MMR, Measles, Mumps, and Rubella, is a combination vaccine that is mandatory for children to attend any kindergarden or school in Germany. Since ...
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Why might a court not be allowed to order the sale of home owned by a tenancy of the entirety?

Tenancy By Entireties explained Real property is held in tenancy by entirety, in the small minority of U.S. states that recognize that form of ownership, when real property is held in equal joint ...
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When separated parents share parenting and one parent objects to a dangerous activity, does it matter whether the activity requires enrollment?

germany tl;dr: In Germany, the need for enrollment is not relevant. In Germany, there is no specific rule for dangerous activities. Instead, the general rule for decision for separated parents ...
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What exactly determines the gender of a party in a divorce case?

Legally, there is no preference for one gender over the other in awarding custody. So there is no legal point where a person transitions from one gender to another and is suddenly treated differently ...
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What exactly determines the gender of a party in a divorce case?

germany Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch (BGB) § 1565 Scheitern der Ehe Eine Ehe kann geschieden werden, wenn sie gescheitert ist. Die Ehe ist gescheitert, wenn die Lebensgemeinschaft der Ehegatten nicht ...
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What exactly determines the gender of a party in a divorce case?

british-columbia Separation in British Columbia is about "spouses," not "husband" and "wife." See Family Law Act. Gender is irrelevant for the purposes of separation. It ...
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When separated parents share parenting and one parent objects to a dangerous activity, does it matter whether the activity requires enrollment?

canada british-columbia In Canada, there is no necessary "veto" right given to either parent. The legislative scheme differs by province, but for one example, in British Columbia, parenting ...
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“if parties create a breach of contract then this agreement is null and void and the division of proceeds shall be decided by court of law.” Meaning?

What the clause says is, literally, that "If the actions of the parties create a breach of contract for the sale of the home then this Agreement shall be null and void and the division of the ...
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Release my children from my debts at the time of my death

I think you are getting confused with your estate. When you die, your estate inherits the debts, not your children. And you cant sign yourself out of that. The trustee then has the responsibility ...
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Are HST arrears for one spouse's business considered family debt that is split between spouses upon separation?

Is debt of a spouse divisible upon separation? The answer will depend on the provincial statute relating to property division upon separation. Some provinces direct that debt held by either spouse, ...
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