It is important for grey couples who are seeking divorce to consider the impact of their divorce on their adult children but also remember that they are in charge of their own decisions during the divorce.
Retirement plans can be the biggest assets an individual owns outside of a home. During a divorce, the division of assets like these and others can be concerning. Illinois is an equitable division state, which means that marital property does not have to be divided evenly.
Divorce cases can take one of two paths: the path that involves going to trial and fighting over everything, or the path of negotiations, give-and-take, and potential settlement. It’s usually in everyone’s best interests to take the second path.
Given the high rates of divorce in the US, a prenuptial agreement offers significant benefits. Signing a prenuptial agreement protects spouses and their assets.
Initiating a divorce proceeding is a stressful time. A divorce can take several weeks, months, or even years to finalize, depending on various factors. Plus, going through the emotions of a divorce can distract the spouse from work obligations. Here’s how to successfully manage a divorce and a career.
When deciding between a collaborative divorce and a traditional divorce, divorcing couples are advised to factor in the advantages and disadvantages of each process. See how you can benefit from a collaborative divorce.
On many occasions, the Christmas party is followed by the “divorce party”. In the United States, January is the peak time for divorce filings, giving the first month of the year the nickname Divorce Month. Divorce attorneys are inundated at the turn of the year with a surge of cases.
After divorce, if one spouse makes significantly less money than the other, they are generally entitled to spousal support or maintenance. This type of maintenance is terminated once an ex-spouse remarries. The situation is less straightforward if an ex-spouse receiving maintenance cohabits with someone new. Read on to learn more…
Dealing with the divorce proceeding can be somewhat of a balancing act as you should have your own plan to protect yourself and your assets, yet you don’t want to be overly aggressive and turn the divorce into a long legal battle.The following are important steps you should take as part of the divorce planning process.
Did you know that divorces are at their highest in August? Are you able to salvage your marriage or is it just not possible given your situation? Here’s how to get through the summertime and divorce to make your transition a little smoother. Late summer can be great for enjoying vacations, barbecues, and seeing family…