Posts Tagged ‘marital property’

When You Are Going Through Divorce With an Unemployed Husband

Nowadays, mothers and fathers sometimes work, or one parent stays at home. Many years ago, it was rare to see stay-at-home fathers; however, as times change, this becomes a reality. Legally, unemployed husbands are entitled to the same considerations that an unemployed wife would be in the same situation. However, when it comes down to… Continue reading →

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Divorce and Your Retirement Plans: An FAQ

Divorce can put a damper on many aspects of former spouse’s lives, in many ways. However, what happens if a retirement plan is involved? Today we look at many questions regarding retirement plans and the effect that divorce has on them. Nobody wants to lose out over a divorce, so read some of our helpful… Continue reading →

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What Should Be said In a Separation Agreement

There are numerous reasons why a couple might pursue a legal separation. Whether those reasons reflect a conscious choice – religious or medical reasons – or are driven by legal technicalities, the inability to attain a tradition marriage, it is important to work with an experienced family law attorney who can guide you through the… Continue reading →

How Can I Protect my Credit?

The end of a marriage is often associated with heartbreak and emotional upheaval. However, the former love-of-your-life could also be walking away with half of your assets and leave you in a bad credit situation. During the emotional challenges of divorce, one thing that should not change is the credit status you’ve worked so hard… Continue reading →

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Do I Owe my Spouse’s Debt?

What happens when the marriage you entered into with such high hopes is headed for divorce court? Money has become a big point of contention, even in intact marriages, but has also become the leading cause of divorce – bills are continually rising and it costs a lot of money to raise children. Whether you… Continue reading →

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Thinking divorce?

Are you thinking divorce is your only option?  Have you tried other ways to mend your broken marriage?  Ending a marriage is the most stressful time in an individual’s life. Too many people experiencing divorce find themselves involved in the emotional and psychological aspects of the situation. With divorce come a lot of challenges.  Contact… Continue reading →

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“No-Fault Divorce”

What does no fault divorce mean? Divorce can be a stressful and emotional experience under any circumstances, but not all divorces end as a result of misconduct. In 1970, California became the first state to implement ‘no-fault divorce.’ Essentially, a no-fault divorce means that either spouse can end the marriage without a reason – other… Continue reading →

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Preliminary Financial DIscloser

The California divorce process requires the couple to prepare and exchange preliminary financial disclosures regarding incomes, expenses, property (both marital and separate) and all debts and obligations with each other. Without them, the judge will not grant the divorce. Not filling them out or filling them out incorrectly can cause problems for both parties. A… Continue reading →

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Best Buy CEO Divorce Issues

Hubert Joly, Best Buy CEO had to sell 451,153 shares of his company’s stock – for a total of $16.7 million. Why? You ask. Some assets are easy to divide in a divorce, such as selling an automobile or even a home. Dividing stock options can present a unique set of challenges and can be… Continue reading →

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Divorce In Later Years

Statistics show that the divorce rate for people over 50 years old has doubled in the last two decades. Even though they face the same issues as younger people do, they also face another unique one, such as retirement. Many older couples have saved enough to live comfortably when retired, but can they live comfortably… Continue reading →

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