Dec 17, 2020

Celebrity Divorces: Who Paid the Most to Settle?

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Many celebrities enter into prenuptial agreements to avoid conflict when they divorce and to minimize the amount they have to pay. Without a prenuptial agreement, celebrities can be ordered to pay large settlements. As a general rule, prenup agreements don’t include child support because the rights of the child to support can’t be bargained away. [...]

Oct 21, 2020

Who Can Benefit Most from Collaborative Law?

By |October 21st, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

Collaborative divorce is a non-conventional way to move forward with illegal divorce. It allows both parties to resolve their differences and bring a dissolution to the marriage without much involvement by the court. For many, this alternative to a traditional divorce process is less stressful and less expensive, both financially and emotionally, to the entire [...]

Sep 3, 2020

Division of Property Rights When Spouses Own Investment Properties

By |September 3rd, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

There are many different types of investment properties that earn an income: rental properties, condos, apartments, stocks, and many other types of real and personal property. Some of the investments provide a little extra cash for the owners. Other investments provide a livelihood. Some require extensive management such as making repairs and collecting rents. Other [...]

Jun 18, 2020

Why a Post-nuptial Agreement May Be a Good Idea

By |June 18th, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

While it’s never romantic to think about the possibility of divorce while a marriage is thriving, there are many practical considerations that force spouses to think about post-nuptial agreements. For starters, before couples get married, they may not have much to discuss in terms of dividing their property. During marriages, couples have children and accumulate [...]

Jun 3, 2020

Will There Be a Divorce Boom Following the Pandemic?

By |June 3rd, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

After World War II, the number of births around the globe increased significantly. This was the “baby boom,” and it wasn’t the only one – at least, not if the anecdotes are true. Different parts of the country have experienced smaller “booms” after disasters like hurricanes, tropical storms, and blackouts. Coronavirus isn’t likely to lead [...]

Mar 25, 2020

Issues Surrounding the Division of Retirement Plans in a Divorce

By |March 25th, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

When it comes to property division after a divorce, the question often arises as to what portion of the divorced couple’s retirement accounts is each spouse entitled to receive. These retirement accounts can consist of a number of financial instruments such as employer-sponsored retirement savings accounts (401(k)s or 403(b)s, Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) or defined [...]

Feb 13, 2020

Can I Date If I’m Legally Separated?

By |February 13th, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

Separation is a legal term. Spouses who live apart without court approval are not separated in the eyes of the law. Dating while you are separated but not legally separated carries great risks that your relationship will become a factor in the divorce and related family law matters. Dating may also be a factor if [...]

Feb 5, 2020

Stepparents and Divorce

By |February 5th, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

Divorce is hard on everyone. It can be especially hard on stepparents who invest a lot of time and love with the children of their spouse during the marriage. When the marriage ends, the biological parent in the marriage has custody rights of their children. Stepparents are often forced to stay on the sidelines while [...]

Jan 30, 2020

Split Custody – The Good and The Bad

By |January 30th, 2020|Child Custody, Divorce|0 Comments

Split custody arrangements essentially mean that siblings are separated so the one or more children live with one parent and the siblings live with another parent. Split custody is not the same as joint custody. In joint custody arrangements, the children spend time with both parents. Typically, the parent who has joint custody will have [...]

Jan 15, 2020

May-December Marriages and Divorces

By |January 15th, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

May-December romances always look great in the movies and on TV. In real life, they sometimes do work out for some couples. Sadly, many relationships between an older man and younger woman or vice versa do fail. According to a study done at Emory University of 3,000 married people: People who are about five years [...]

Jan 2, 2020

Divorce and Spouses with Disabilities

By |January 2nd, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

In some marriages, the couple married knowing that their partner was disabled. In other relationships, a spouse becomes disabled during the marriage. The disability may be due to an accident such as a car crash. Often, disabilities occur as spouses age. The wear and tear of life can cause physical and mental difficulties which can [...]

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