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Codify who will pay for your child's health insurance in advance

You might think that you and your ex-spouse have come to agreement on various issues regarding child custody and how you will handle certain things after the divorce. But unless you've agreed to these things in writing, there aren't any guarantees. This is why parents use what are called "parenting provisions," or written statements, that allow them to codify the terms of their parental activities and relationship as co-parents.

How do I invoke my Fifth Amendment rights?

Imagine the police pull you over and frighten you so badly that you confess to a crime you didn't commit. Or, maybe you answered police questions in the wrong way and now the prosecution is using what you said against you in court. These kinds of situations happen a lot, but they can largely be avoided by invoking your Miranda rights.