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A Prenuptial Agreement Can Stop A Brief Marriage From Derailing Your Finances
In their best applications, prenuptial agreements can prevent divorce. You can sign them and then go forward with a marriage where you are honest with each other about finances, only for the prenup to corroborate what the parties wrote in their wills, thereby preventing disputes during probate. Prenuptial agreements can also be an acknowledgement… Read More »
Myths And Facts About High Asset Divorce
The first step in a high-net-worth divorce is to count your blessings. Divorce is a major blow to everyone emotionally and financially, but whereas a family that lives paycheck to paycheck before their divorce is at risk of true poverty afterwards, if you own assets valued more than $1,000,000, you are in a better… Read More »
Is Divorce Easier When You Are Over 50?
Co-parenting minor children with your ex-spouse is one of the most stressful experiences a person can have. Whether or not you have children, getting divorced in your 30s knocks the wind out of you. After building a financial partnership with your spouse, you have to be 100 percent responsible for yourself and your expenses,… Read More »
Hard Truths About Divorce For Stay-At-Home Mothers
If you have a stable job when your spouse serves you with a divorce petition, you feel like almost everything in your life is falling apart, but at least things are still normal at work. If you are a stay-at-home parent, the place where you spend your entire day is about to become recognizable;… Read More »
What Not To Do When Your Wife Tells You She Wants A Divorce
Every marriage has its struggles, and you have made an effort to behave honorably as a husband and father, even as your wife has done things that made you really angry. You could forgive her for spending beyond her means, refusing to return to the workforce, being excessively jealous, oversharing on social media, or… Read More »
Your Ex-Spouse Is Not The Only Difficult Thing About Co-Parenting After Divorce
Being a parent to minor children is hard, whether they are babies, high school students, or anywhere in between. Divorce is also hard, no matter your age and whether you have children. It follows, then, that adjusting to a single-parent household is a challenge for everyone, parents and children. It is easy to focus… Read More »
Divorced Parents Can’t Afford To Be Insurance Poor
Reasonable minds can disagree about which things are fun to shop for and which ones are stressful. Some people like to smell every perfume in the department store, while others scroll through real estate listings even when the money in their bank accounts isn’t enough for the earnest money they would need in order… Read More »
Youth Sports Can Complicate Your Co-Parenting Relationship, But Only If You Let Them
Even if your relationship with your spouse is stable, children’s participation in sports can be a source of stress for everyone. As much as you tell yourself that it is only a game and that the important thing is for your child to have fun, competitive sports can bring out the worst in everyone. … Read More »
Can Your Ex-Spouse Stand Between You And Your Dream Job?
If you told your friend that your spouse was sabotaging your efforts to find a job and to perform your job duties once you were hired, your friend would say that you were in an abusive relationship. You would say the same thing to someone who told you that their spouse was pressuring them… Read More »
Why Is Divorce So Expensive?
These days, almost everyone, regardless of marital status, is experiencing financial stress, but seeing your nest egg disappear when you get divorced is a unique kind of pain. When celebrities get divorced, journalists stoke the public’s envy by writing about the enormous value of the couple’s assets, but also their Schadenfreude at how much… Read More »