Joan M Bundy’s Guides

Joan M Bundy

Chandler Divorce / Separation Lawyer.

Contributor Level 14
  1. Courtroom decorum (or what to wear/not wear or do/not do in court)

    Written by attorney Joan Bundy, 10 months ago.

    If you are ever supposed to appear in a courtroom--even if it's only for jury duty--here are some good tips to keep in mind to make the best possible impression and, most importantly, not piss off the judge and risk contempt of court, fines or even jail.

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  2. Five things to consider before signing a prenuptial agreement

    Written by attorney Joan Bundy, almost 2 years ago.

    Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, which spell out in advance who gets what if and when a divorce occurs, are becoming more and more popular. The difference between the two is that a prenuptial agreement, commonly referred to as a prenup, is signedbefore a marriage or civil...

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  3. Top 10 Things Your Lawyer Won't Tell You

    Written by attorney Joan Bundy, almost 2 years ago.

    Ever wondered what your lawyer is thinking but doesn't say out loud? Well, here are some pretty likely guesses. You may just become a better partner with your attorney in helping you get the best possible outcome for your case.

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  4. Unmarried partners' legal issues

    Written by attorney Joan Bundy, almost 2 years ago.

    With all the emphasis in the news these days on divorcewho hasnt heard about Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes impending divorce?--people who choose not to marry or are not yet married or not able to marry seem to get lost in the shuffle. And yet their family law problems are no less r...

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  5. Tips for preparing for an initial consultation with an attorney

    Written by attorney Joan Bundy, almost 2 years ago.

    Here are some tips on how to prepare for a first meeting with a lawyer and what to bring with you.

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  6. Legal separation: What it is and what it isn't

    Written by attorney Joan Bundy, over 2 years ago.

    What exactly is legal separation and what can it do for me? This is a complex question to answer. Legal separation may be suitable for some married couples facing relationship difficulties, and it may be totally inappropriate for others. Only you and your spouse can properly answer that question.

    2 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  7. Property division in divorce and legal separation

    Written by attorney Joan Bundy, over 2 years ago.

    One of the most-overlooked and yet often most important issues in any divorce or legal separation is the division of property. Property isn't just real estate but also personal belongings and even intangibles such as interest in a family business. Ignore property division at your own peril.

    3 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  8. Post-decree enforcement and/or modification (What to do when things go wrong after the divorce)

    Written by attorney Joan Bundy, over 2 years ago.

    Sometimes not only is marriage not "happily ever after," but divorce doesn't turn out to be a picnic either. Especially when there are children, the parties seldom just ride off in opposite directions never to be heard from ever again. Here is what to do when life does not go smoothly post-divorce.

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  9. Paternity: What it is and what it is not

    Written by attorney Joan Bundy, over 2 years ago.

    Paternity is an oft discussed subject in family law and one that is just as frequently misunderstood. This legal guide will attempt to explain just what constitutes paternity, how it can be determined and how it is used in family law proceedings.

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  10. What guardianship or custodianship is and how it can be used to help children

    Written by attorney Joan Bundy, over 2 years ago.

    Sometimes someone other than Mom or Dad must step in to care for a child or children in a family. This is where the legal terms "guardianship" and/or "custodianship" often come into play, as well as "in loco parentis," which is Latin for standing in the place of the legal parents.

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