Letting Your Child In On Your Divorce
8 March 2017
Dealing with a divorce can also mean dealing with a lot of important issues, sometimes all at once. It's very easy to procrastinate telling your child about the upcoming divorce, and you should make sure that you are well-prepared when you do decide to move forward. When you consider that your child could be impacted by your divorce for the rest of their lives, you will understand that exactly what you say and how you say it can make a big difference.
Double Checking The Numbers: 3 Places To Look For Assets Before Filing For Divorce
28 December 2016
Although the notion of being married to the love of your life for forever is quite romantic, it's a rather difficult task. Due to irreconcilable differences and a whole array of other reasons, 40% to 50% of married couples in America will choose to get a divorce and go their separate ways. If you've played around with the idea of filing for divorce, you should really learn how to protect yourself financially first.
Knot Good -- Divorce In Same-Sex Marriages Can Be Problematic
12 July 2016
Thanks to the 2015 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that made all state bans on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, tying the knot for gay and lesbian couples has become much easier. For many couples, the freedom to walk down the aisle has led to numerous fairy tale weddings. But -- as with different-sex marriages -- some of these relationships have also hit the rocks of reality, and couples who once yearned to marry are now dreaming of divorce.
3 Events That Will Not Typically Affect Child Support
29 January 2016
When a divorce is finalized and there are children involved, the court will typically require the non-custodial parent to pay child support to the custodial parent. This money is designed to help the custodial parent support the children financially, and it must typically be paid until the children are between the ages of 18 to 21. There are reasons the court will modify the amount a parent pays, such as a change of income with one parent, but there are also three main events that will not have any effects on the amount the court sets for child support.