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Personal & Family

There are a number of important legal documents required for personal and family use. Preparing these documents from ground zero is a tough and tiring job even for an accomplished and experienced attorney, which is exactly why we decided to offer our own complete set of Personal & Family legal templates. There are a variety of legal documents which fall under this category.

Ranging from Last Will and Testament to Affidavits of Heirship, Residence and Death, multiple agreements and consent forms are also a part of this category. We put together an experienced team of professional individuals to create the documents required for the Personal & Family template package. The package includes sub-templates for Power of Attorney, Living Will, various agreements, forms, and important affidavits.

Our Personal & Family Templates include:

  1. ✓ Affidavit of Death
  2. ✓ Affidavit of Heirship
  3. ✓ Affidavitof Residence
  4. ✓ Affidavit Templates
  5. ✓ Child Medical Consent
  6. ✓ Child Support Modification
  7. ✓ Child Travel Consent Form
  8. ✓ Cohabitation Agreement
  9. ✓ Demand For Payment Letter
  10. ✓ Divorce Agreement
  11. ✓ Financial Affidavit
  12. ✓ Gift Affidavit
  13. ✓ IOU
  14. ✓ Last Will and Testament
  15. ✓ Leave of Absence Agreement
  16. ✓ Leave of Absence Letter
  17. ✓ Letter of Intent
  18. ✓ Living Will
  19. ✓ Medical Records Release Form
  20. ✓ Moving Checklist
  21. ✓ Parenting Plan/Child Custody Agreement
  22. ✓ Pet Care Agreement
  23. ✓ Pet Custody Agreement
  24. ✓ Photo Release Form
  25. ✓ Postnuptial Agreement
  26. ✓ Power of Attorney
  27. ✓ Prenuptial Agreement
  28. ✓ Purchase Agreement
  29. ✓ Revocation of Power of Attorney
  30. ✓ Room Rental Agreement
  31. ✓ Roommate Agreement
  32. ✓ Separation Agreement

Features of Personal & Family Template:

  • A set of 32 detailed sub-templates that have been documented while taking care of a wide spectrum of situations and requirements.
  • The package even consists of uncommon documents such as Gift Affidavit, IOU and Moving Checklist.
  • The sub-templates are easily customizable– all you have to do is switch names, addresses, etc., where required. You can make amends – add, subtract or modify text wherever you feel is necessary.
  • The customizable text is highlighted for the sake of your convenience.
  • The entire template package and all the sub-templates are available in various formats for downloading purposes.
  • The legal terms in the text throughout have been subjected to revision and verified for semantic accuracy.
  • All the sub-templates have the latest updated text.

Our Personal & Family template package provides you a convenient way to take care of your personal and your family’s legal requirements. For further reassurance, we would like to inform you that all the text in these documents has been revised, corrected and verified by a professional legal attorney.

In case you are new to legal terms and find them incomprehensible, we suggest you take help from a professional.

More templates from this category…

1. Affidavit of Death

An Affidavit of Death is a document that contains a sworn statement from an individual who has personal knowledge of another individual’s death. The affidavit is normally accompanied by a certified copy of the individual’s death certificate.

The Affidavit of Death is the proper legal document to prove someone’s death. It is used to settle the person’s legal and estate affairs. The affidavit should declare factors like the place where the affidavit was signed, the person who signed it (referred to as the Affiant), the details of the decedent, and an affirmation.

The sub-template is available in various formats. Please know that the textual framework of the document has been constrained to the critique and verification of an established legal attorney.(Read more…)


2. Affidavit of Heirship

An Affidavit of Heirship is a real estate document that recognizes the heirs of a person who has met an unforeseen death without creating alegal will stating the heirship of his property. The affidavit allows the immediate family and relatives to gain rights over the deceased person’s property under the law.

The state-specific document serves a great role by helping the lawful heirs avoid probate court. It is signed by a third party (witness) who has no material benefit in the process and is trusted by the documented heir’s members alike.

The template is inclusive of the legal framework and formal terms to help you draft a lawfully accurate document.(Read more…)


3. Affidavit of Residence

The Affidavit of Residence is a document used to prove a person’s residential address. It is a sworn statement which proves that an individual resides at a specific address. The affidavit is a simple document signed in the presence of a notary public.

The affidavit can be use in situations where the verification of your residential address is required. It declares various basic terms such as the details of the residence, the landlord (if any), the length of residency, and the details of the notary public.

The sub-template is available in various formats. Please know that the textual framework of the document has been subjected to the critique and verification of an established legal attorney.(Read more…)

4. Affidavit Templates

An Affidavit is a lawfully binding document that is used to declare a statement or a fact as the truth under the law. Affidavits are used for a wide variety of purposes such as for protecting your property or declaring the heirs of your property.

The truthfulness of the statement declared in the affidavit becomes lawfully punishable if violated as they are signed by a notary in the presence of a witness.

These templates can be used to draft several affidavits with pre-written legal text and generic language that you will be required. All the critical legal terms such as the Affiant, penalty of perjury, and witnesses have been included in the template.

You can draft an affidavit simply by inserting the specifics into the report. The templates are available in various downloadable formats and are easy to edit.(Read more…)

5. Child Medical Consent

A Child Medical Consent form is a document that grants authorization to another adult (other than the parents) to make healthcare decisions for a child (a minor). This document is useful in times of emergency. The other adult may be family members or family’s friend that the child’s present guardian trusts.

The consent form contains details of the minor, details of the minor’s parents, medical history, details of the healthcare provider, and details of the health insurance. The form is known by numerous other names – the Parental Medical Consent Form, the Medical Authorization for Minor, and the Consent to Treat Minor Children.

The sub-template is available in various formats. Please know that the textual framework of the document has been subjected to the critique and verification of an established legal attorney.(Read more…)

6. Child Support Modification

A Child Support Modification agreement is a document that records and establishes a change (declared by a court of law) in the initial Child Support Agreement.

A modification in the agreement may be required due to many reasons –the original agreement may seem to be unfair, a party’s employment status may have changed, a party’s earnings may have changed, etc.

The modification process is not exactly a simple one. There are multiple steps to it. You have to create a modification agreement that the involved parties approve, fill and review court forms, file them, and then notify the other parent.

The sub-template is available in various formats. Please know that the textual framework of the document has been subjected to the critique and verification of an established legal attorney.(Read more…)

7. Child Travel Consent Form

A Child Travel Consent Form is an essential document for the times when a child is either traveling alone, or with only one parent, or with an authorized adult.

It helps clarify others that the child who has this document has the permission to either travel alone or with an authorized adult. This consent form is eligible for travels across state borders or across country borders. This form helps to prevent issues from taking place. This form is also addressed as – the ‘Travel Permission Letter’ and the ‘Minor Travel Consent Form’.

The sub-template is available in various formats. Please know that the textual framework of the document has been subjected to the critique and verification of an established legal attorney.(Read more…)

8. Cohabitation Agreement

A Cohabitation Agreement is a document brought into use when an unmarried couple decides to begin living together. It describes their financial obligations during the relationship and also after it ends.

The Cohabitation Agreement is also known as the Living Together Agreement, the Common Law Partner Agreement, or the No-Nuptial Agreement in various states. The agreement identifies details such as the sharing of living expenses, and how jointly owned property will be divided if the relationship ends or if one of the two passes away.

The sub-template is available for download in various formats. Please know that the legal textual framework of this document is revised, updated, and verified by an established legal attorney.(Read more…)

9. Demand For Payment Letter

The Demand For Payment Letter is a document that lays down the particulars of an impending payment after the due date has elapsed. It is an official letter that is sent to an indebted person to notify them of the details of the debt and the consequences that may arise on further ignorance.

If your repeated efforts of obtaining a payment through non-formal means have been ignored, you can file this letter and take the lawful route.

By using our document template, it becomes really easy to draft this letter accurately and within government guidelines. The template contains the legal formatting and text, verified by a qualified attorney.(Read more…)


10. Divorce Agreement

A Divorce Agreement is a document that declares and outlines all the agreements between the two individuals who are getting divorced. The agreements are regarding the custody and support of their children (if any), the division of their assets, debts, and property.

The Divorce Agreement is also referred to as the Final Decree of Divorce, or the Divorce Settlement Agreement. The contract identifies elements like the details of the two individuals involved, the cause for separation, details of children, the details of their assets, and the agreements that the parties have settled on.(Read more…)

11. Financial Affidavit

A Financial Affidavit is a legal statement testifying the financial conditions and circumstances of an individual. A person may use the affidavit to swear under the law that their economic conditions are accurate as described in the testimony.

Just like other affidavits, the truthfulness of the statements mentioned in the content is punishable under the law if they deviate from reality. The primary of the use case of the document is in judicial courts where one needs to testify their financial status.

You can download our document template to draft the affidavit with full legal authenticity. The model contains the constitutional text and framework required for filing the affidavit; you have to add your specifics.

This can be done by editing the document in the format of your choice. The template saves time and provides factual strength to your affidavit by incorporating essential elements like the Affiant, Source of Income, Monthly Expenses and more.(Read more…)

12. Gift Affidavit

A Gift Affidavit is a legal statement that documents the details of an item gifted to someone by an individual. By filing an affidavit, the person testifies under the law, the exact details and composition of the gift, to protect any legal consequences that may arise otherwise.

The document is generally used in the cases when the gifted item has a high monetary value. It is rightfully attested by the oath that the item was not loaned, sold or given on rent by the gifter.

For legal authenticity, the document contains the critical elements such as details of Gift Giver, Gift and the recipient.

Users can draft the affidavit by downloading our ready-to-use template, containing the legal framework and text. The model ensures the lawful integrity of your document and removes legal loopholes caused by the ambiguous wording.(Read more…)

13. IOU

An IOU in financial terms is referred to as a document used for recording a debt taken by a person from a lender. The details of the debt such as the sum of money given in debt and the time of debt are documented in it.

By signing an IOU, you are legally bound to the lender and terms of the document warrant a legal treatment from there on. It is usually used to maintain a record of the debt in most cases.

It goes by the names of Registered Warrant and the “I Owe You” form.

Our templates allow you to quickly draft the document by using a fully editable electronic file that contains all the legal terms required for the paper, duly checked by a practicing attorney.(Read more…)

14. Last Will and Testament

A Last Will and Testament is a document in which an individual record and declares how he wishes for his property and financial affairs to be handled after his passing away. The document is mostly referred to as the Last Will.

The document declares not only how to deal with an individual’s assets and valuables, but it also records how to deal with his expenses and debts. It is always advisable for everyone to get the Last Will prepared.

Please know that the legal textual framework of this document is revised, updated, and verified by an established legal attorney.(Read more…)

15. Leave of Absence Agreement

A Leave of Absence Agreement is a document that describes the nature of the absence due to which an employee is on leave from the business. This particular agreement document gives the employee permission to be absent from their job for a certain amount of time so they can attend to other matters.

An employer is legally required to grant a leave of absence in various situations – employee facing serious health issue, childbirth, adoption of a child, employee facing a critical situation related to a child, spouse, or parent.

The textual framework of the document has been subjected to the critique and verification of an established legal attorney.(Read more…)

16. Leave of Absence Letter

A Leave of Absence Letter is a must-have document for maintaining an employee’s [personnel] file. It is a letter/form with which employees request a leave of absence from work. It is addressed to the supervisor of the employee and documents the reason for the leave request. Although the reason can be explained in person, the written form saves time for both parties, provides for maintenance, and is a better medium for detailing the situation the employee is in.

Our Leave of Absence Letter templates are carefully crafted by our experts to help make your life easier. It is simple and easy to use. They are fully customizable – you can add/remove text as required by your business/company.(Read more…)

17. Letter of Intent

A Letter of Intent is a document that declares and outlines a preparatory agreement regarding a business transaction between two parties. This helps the two parties settle the terms before they actually sign a purchase contract.

The Letter of Intent identifies the two parties involved, states the transaction, and describes the terms and requirements. It is declared within the document whether it is binding or non-binding. A Letter of Intent is also regarded to as the ‘Intent to Purchase Letter’, ‘Letter of Interest’, ‘Term Sheet’, and ‘Memorandum of Interest’.

We offer a Letter of Intent template which is carefully prepared by a team of legal experts. It outlines all the required basic elements and provides space for the user to fill in details.(Read more…)

18. Living Will

A Living Will is a document that takes effect while you’re still alive. The Living Will conveys your pre-recorded instructions regarding your medical preferences for treatment if you become terminally ill, or are unconscious, or are in a state in which you cannot express your wishes yourself.

The Living Will informs your doctors and family about your preferences regarding organ donation, extended artificial life support, etc. The will is also known as the Advance Medical Directive or the Directive to Physicians in some states.

Please know that the legal textual framework of this document is revised, updated, and verified by an established legal attorney.(Read more…)

19. Medical Records Release Form

A Medical Records Release Form is a paper which provides health-care providers with the permission to reveal information to a patient or someone other than the patient. In the absenteeism of the release form, the doctors are obliged by law to not reveal a patient’s medical information/documents.

 

The Medical Records Release Form includes basic elements like the details of the healthcare provider and the authorized individual who is receiving the information, the details of the information, and the reason for the information disclosure.

Please know that the legal textual framework of this document is revised, updated, and verified by an established legal attorney.(Read more…)

20.Moving Checklist

If you’re going to vacate your present place of residence any time soon, a Moving Checklist can make your life easier. It serves as a reference for checking your belongings, personal property and everything you intend to take along to the new address before you move out of the old house.

You can use this list to make sure that there would be no to minimum hassles faced by you while making the move. It can be compared to creating a business plan that is designed to eradicate risks and render a sense of organization to each task.

Simply download the template, see what all you wish to add or remove and a comprehensive checklist is ready in no time.(Read more…)

 21. Parenting Plan/Child Custody Agreement

A Child Custody Agreement is a document that serves as an agreement between the parents (of a child or children) who are separating. The document outlines and declares the details regarding the custody of the children, visitation details, and other parenting arrangements.

The agreement identifies basic elements like the details of the parents and the children (or child), details of the legal and parental custody, rights, responsibilities, details of child support, and the expenses.

We offer templates for the Child Custody Agreement which are carefully drafted by our legal experts. They are available for downloading purposes in various formats. Please know that the legal framework of the documents is revised, updated, and verified by an established legal attorney.(Read more…)

22. Pet Care Agreement

A Pet Care Agreement is a document that outlines a contract between two parties – a pet owner, and a pet sitter. This is brought into use when a pet owner requires someone to take care of their pet in their absence.

The agreement provides details about the pet’s regular routine and also regarding what is expected from the pet sitter. It also outlines details such as the payment involved, the tasks that the pet sitter is expected to perform, and a veterinary release.

Please know that the legal textual framework of this document is revised, updated, and verified by an established legal attorney.(Read more…)

23. Pet Custody Agreement

A Pet Custody Agreement is a document that assigns the custody of a pet to an individual decided upon by the court. The agreement is brought into use when a relationship ends and the custody of the family pet is to be assigned to one of the individuals involved in the relationship.

The custody agreement declares which party will retain the ownership of the pet(s), which party will pay for the pet’s expenses, and whether or not there will be a visitation time.

Please know that the legal textual framework of this document is revised,updated, and verified by an established legal attorney.(Read more…)

24. Photo Release Form

A Photo Release Form is a document signed between two parties, and involves an agreement between the two parties – one party is the Releasor, and the other party is the Releasee. The Releasor allows the Releasee to use their picture in a publication. Once the Releasor approves the document and gives their permission, they lose all benefits to their image.

The Photo Release Form identifies a few basic factors such as the Releasor and the Releasee, details of the photo(s) involved, and/or parent/guardian signatures. The form is sometimes also known as the Photo Consent Form or the Photo Copyright Release Form.

Please note that our templates for the Photo Release Form have been fully examined and verified by a legal attorney.(Read more…)

25. Postnuptial Agreement

A Postnuptial Agreement is a document brought into use by a couple that is married, after their marriage. The agreement declares the details of property ownership and the financial rights in case the marriage ends.

It is mandatory for both the parties involved in the agreement to disclose all the assets. Not doing so, nullifies the agreement. Both the parties are also required to have their own representation. The Postnuptial Agreement is more commonly known as a Postnup.

Please know that the legal textual framework of this document is revised, updated, and verified by an established legal attorney.(Read more…)

26. Power of Attorney

A Power of Attorney establishes a lawfully enforced relationship between two people where one of them grants the other with the power to exercise control over personal or business assets. The original owner of the assets is called the Principal and the person being made incharge is called the Agent. This is drafted when someone wants to transfer the responsibility of critical assets to a person of trust.

Our templates make the process of drafting the document easy and effective with a legally authentic framework for you to utilize. The critical parameters such as Agent details, Grant of Authority and Signatures have been included after revision by a professional attorney. You can download the templates in the format of your choice and edit it according to your requirements.(Read more…)

27. Prenuptial Agreement

A Prenuptial Agreement, more commonly known as a Prenup but also referred to as the Antenuptial Agreement, Marriage Contract, and the Premarital Agreement, is brought into use by a couple before their marriage and, usually, after they are engaged. The Agreement declares the details of property ownership and the financial rights in case the marriage ends. In the Agreement, the couple agree to maintain separate ownership of the assets and property they have acquired before marriage.

We offer legal templates for the Prenuptial Agreement which are fully customizable – you can add, subtract and modify the text of the documents. Please know that the legal textual framework of the documents is revised, updated, and verified by an established legal attorney.(Read more…)

28. Purchase Agreement

A Purchase Agreement is a document signed by two parties – a buyer and a seller. The seller is an individual or company that owns a property and wants to sell it, while the buyer is an individual or company that wants to buy that property.

The Agreement outlines and declares the terms and conditions of the sale. It also ensures that both the involved parties will stand up to their end of the bargain regarding the sale. It identifies elements like the details of the buyer and the seller, property in context, and expenses involved.

We offer legal templates for the Purchase Agreement which has been carefully crafted by our experts. The templates are available for downloading purposes in multiple formats for your convenience.(Read more…)

 29. Revocation of Power of Attorney

A Revocation of Power of Attorney is a legal document for revoking or nullifying the Power of Attorney of business or personal asset/responsibility previously assigned to a person by the original owner (Principal). It can be used when the owner changes their mind about the power of attorney assignment.

The document, also known by the names of Durable Power of Attorney Revocation, is specific to every state and contains some essential terms such as Former Agent, Principal, and Signatures.

To simplify the drafting process, you can download our ready-to-use document templates, which contain all the necessary legal terms and framework.(Read more…)

30. Room Rental Agreement

A Room Rental Agreement is a written legal document in which a tenant agrees to a set of rules and expectations when they sublet or rent the room to another person(s). The agreement lawfully enforces the agreed terms and conditions on the tenant and helps the owner of the property to protect their interest.

The legal structure of the report alters with states and is also sometimes called a sublease agreement. Note that this document is different from roommate agreement.

You can assure the legal decorum to be maintained while subletting the room to someone by using our document template. It has been verified for lawful appropriateness and already contains the set of statements required to sign the document.(Read more…)

31. Roommate Agreement

A Roommate Agreement is a legal contract signed between the co-tenants of a rented room (or space) to  formalize the living agreements made between the people for the property. It does not involve the role of the landlord and contains basic ground rules expected by each of the roommates to be followed.

The Agreement recognizes the basic details of the property, details of the tenants and agreed upon terms. These terms may include legal agreements such as rent distribution or assigned rooms and behavioral concerns such as the use of alcohol or keeping pets.

You can download the templates for this deed which contain the legal textual structure for statements of the deed and provisions for adding your specifics to the documents. Our customizable and accurate templates will help you file a strong document.(Read more…)

32.Separation Agreement

A Separation Agreement is brought into use by a couple that are married but wish to live separately. It declares as to how the couple’s bills, debts, assets, and property should be managed while they live apart.

The Agreement becomes a little convoluted if the couple have children. If children are involved, the document also details the custody, visitation, and child support, if required. Do note that the Agreement works differently for each state.

The legal templates for the Separation Agreement available on our website have been carefully and Acaccurately prepared. You can select one that suits your needs and have your Agreement in no time.(Read more…)