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Gray Divorce: Eliminating Your Worries

Divorce, or the thought of a divorce, can happen at any age. Sometimes the longer someone is in a marriage, that person feels more risk in the possibility of ending the relationship. Gray divorce, according to McKinley Irvin Family Law, “refers to divorces involving spouses over the age of 50, and

Finances and divorce, three mistakes to avoid

Finances play one of the bigger, if not biggest role in a divorce settlement. Providing the correct financial information is critical to helping ensure the settlement and ruling is just and fair. As Bari Weinberger points out there are several steps to help you streamline and ease the divorce processes especially as

Divorce Your spouse, not your business partner

When you married your partner, you never dreamed a day would come when that would end. It’s the same reason each of you decided to open a business together. So, what happens next? How can you divorce your spouse and without losing any interest in a business that the two

Your retirement fund is not off limits in your divorce settlement

Did you know not even your retirement funds may be off-limits following your divorce? But how, and why? You’ve worked and saved for those retirement funds, why is he or she entitled to a share? Well as Jeralyn Lisa Lawrence notes in a recent article, one former spouse has the

Survey shows an increasing number of women paying both alimony and child support

Women are now finding that gender equality in divorce court is coming with a cost. According to a recent survey of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), 54% of the attorneys have cited an increase in the number of mothers paying child support during the past three years, while 45% have

Don’t go through divorce alone

Divorce is difficult and can be expensive but don’t let the cost of hiring a divorce attorney keep you from finding the right lawyer that will work for you. Many times, in situations like these, people feel that they can handle the filings and procedures themselves and while that may

Collaborative divorce: Protecting you and your children

The divorce process can be brutal. Much is at stake when going through the proper procedures, especially for the children involved. When the relationship of the parents declines, the children may be at risk of suffering from emotional damage. The effects can linger on for several years. Friendly terms amongst

Protecting your credit In a divorce

Very little if anything in life is free, especially divorce. The process can be expensive on the front end, but did you know it could have lifelong ramifications if not handled properly? That is why protecting your credit in a divorce is so important. When it comes to splitting up

Avoid these common mistakes when going through a divorce

Going through a divorce, and finding yourself overwhelmed, scared, or unsure how to proceed? These are all very common feelings that separating couples go through. There’s no other way to put it, divorce is tough, but here are three simple things you can do to help make this rough time

Understanding how new tax laws impact your divorce

Divorce is a complex and serious subject and should be treated as such. Finances play a role in the complexity of the divorce, that’s not new to anyone, but what is new is the closing of a rule that allows for alimony payments to be tax deductible. The change comes