• Double Checking The Numbers: 3 Places To Look For Assets Before Filing For Divorce

    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.
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  • Knot Good -- Divorce In Same-Sex Marriages Can Be Problematic

    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.
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  • 3 Events That Will Not Typically Affect Child Support

    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.
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