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Is Divorce Always Financially Fair to Both Spouses?

When you are going through a divorce and trying to decide who gets what, this is where some of the biggest issues come into play. Dividing assets is a complicated process that goes smoothly when you and your ex-spouse can work together. Judges will urge you to work together because, until a final order is… Continue reading →

How do You Divide Property and Debt During a Divorce?

How do you determine how property and debt is divided during and after your divorce has been finalized? What happens in regards to your marital home? Unfortunately, it is not easy to see the answers to these seemingly simple questions when you first enter into the divorce process. This is why it is always a… Continue reading →

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When Your Ex is Not Following the Divorce Decree

Divorce decrees, or judgments, are put in place by the court and must be abided by like any other court matter. If one spouse is not abiding by the order, the other spouse can take action and take steps to enforce the order. Some of the most common ways to violate the decree include matters… Continue reading →

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Divorce: What it Can do and What it Cannot do for You

If you have been thinking about divorce, there is probably good reason – and moving forward may be in your best interest. However, there are also many reasons why a divorce can turn into a complicated matter, or be far from what you expected. Yes, divorce can sometimes be unpleasant, as it involves huge, complicated… Continue reading →

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Protecting Gift Assets When You Are Going Through a Divorce

Let’s say that you have a grandparent that you are particularly close to, and they leave you a gift through inheritance that means the world to you. Flash forward a few years and you’ve got a marriage and an upcoming divorce that you believe may get kind of ugly. Because of this, you wonder if… Continue reading →

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How Viable are Cohabitation Agreements? Are They for me?

Marriage is a legal contract between two people and, for people who do not want this option, cohabitation agreements exist. Unmarried couples need the same option to be able to create a contract amongst themselves that will define rights and obligations that each partner owes to one another. These contracts help you understand one another… Continue reading →

Making Your Counterclaim When You Are Involved in a Divorce

If you are in the midst of divorce, your spouse may have served you with divorce papers. The worse thing that you can do is to never respond. By not responding, you are basically telling the judge to grant your spouse everything they asked for in the complaint for divorce. A counterclaim to this complaint… Continue reading →

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The Differences Between Equitable Distribution and Community Property

Your state’s laws may affect the outcome of your divorce settlement, which is why you should understand the difference between equitable distribution and community property. Many states follow the equitable distribution route, which means that the property acquired during your marriage belongs to the spouse who earned it. The court will determine many different factors,… Continue reading →

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