By aphlaw | Published December 5, 2019 | | |
Financial stress is one of the biggest risk factors associated with divorce. People who have major issues with debt or low income are much more likely to get divorced than people who do not have these same financial stressors present in their relationship. Therefore, it is important to frequently communicate about finances with your spouse Read MoreRead More
While divorces have, according to national statistics, been on the decline for the last decade or so, there are still a large percentage of marriages that end in divorce. Marriage counselors, divorce attorneys and sociologists have studied divorcing couples for years and are generally able to point to a certain set of “risk factors” that Read MoreRead More
The more contentious a divorce is, the more likely it is to become drawn out and expensive. It stands to reason, then, that you can save quite a bit of money by simply being cordial with your spouse. Of course, this is much more easily said than done in some circumstances. But consider the amount Read MoreRead More
As you go through the process of dividing your marital assets during your divorce, you will need to also consider the value of any business assets you own. If you’re the owner of a small business, you might not have previously tried to come to an accurate estimates of its market value, so the process Read MoreRead More
Many couples have insurance policies that cover one or both of them. During the divorce process, then, it is crucial to untangle these policies while making sure both spouses are able to move forward with continued coverage. Here’s a quick overview of some steps to take to update your insurance policies after you get divorced. Read MoreRead More
It can be very difficult to know what to say to a family member who is going through a divorce. You’ll want to be there for the person during his or her struggles, but what is the best way to truly provide caring support? Below are a few tips to consider: Remember that every case Read MoreRead More
During the course of your divorce, you may be required to disclose some medical information if it is relevant to your case. The mental and physical condition of a parent could become relevant in child custody proceedings, for example. Frequent hospitalizations or major healthcare needs might also impact spousal maintenance arrangements or the asset and Read MoreRead More
It is understandable if you want to avoid any contact whatsoever with your spouse after the two of you have decided to get a divorce. However, some level of communication will may be necessary to ensure the process goes reasonably smoothly. You have two choices: communicate directly or communicate through attorneys. Below are some issues Read MoreRead More
When two parents get divorced, one parent may be required to pay child support in an amount either determined by the court or agreed upon in negotiations and then approved by a judge. In the state of Minnesota, those child support agreements are enforced by the Child Support Enforcement Division (CSED), a unit within the Read MoreRead More
When your divorce is finalized, there are still a few tasks you will need to perform to protect yourself and get off to the right start in your new life. The following are a few of the steps you should take as soon as your divorce is official. Review your paperwork: Make sure you are Read MoreRead More
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