Common Questions About the Law
Family and Business Law can seem intimidating to a lay person. Many times people don't know what they need done under the law - or what questions to ask to determine if they need legal advice.
Here are links to some of the common questions we hear - with brief answers - to help you better understand how the Law Office of Jeffrey L. Novy can be of service to you.
What is the difference between a corporation and a LLC?
Estates & Probate
Questions about Estate Planning
Why Do I need a Will?
Who will inherit my property if I die without a Will?
Questions about Power of Attorney
What is a Durable Power of Attorney?
What is Medical Power of Attorney?
What is a Directive to Physicians (also known as a Living Will)?
What is the difference between a Medical Power of Attorney and a Directive to Physicians?
Questions about Probate
What is probate?
Questions about Divorce
What are grounds for Divorce?
What is considered separate property?
What is community property?
Questions about Guardianships
Why is a guardianship necessary?
Who can appoint a guardian?