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Category Archives: Divorce

Rules to Help You Communicate with Your Former Spouse After Divorce

Although many people who go through a divorce would very much like to never have to see or talk to their former partner ever again, this is unfortunately not a realistic scenario for most couples. If, for example, you have children together, you need to keep in touch regularly if you have any hope of… Read More »

Important Financial Planning Considerations to Make After Divorce

After a divorce, it can take some time to adjust to your new financial situation. There is less money coming in, but still plenty of expenses to monitor. To that end, it’s important to sit down and closely analyze how a divorce will affect you financially before it is actually made official. Here are some… Read More »

How Can Parents Address College Financial Aid During Divorce?

There are many financial strains individuals will have to overcome as they go through a divorce. This is especially true for parents who are helping pay for their kids’ college education through the use of financial aid. The following are a few tips to keep in mind as you navigate the Free Application for Federal… Read More »

Tips to Help You Recover from Divorce

The time period after a divorce can be very stressful. Although you are likely going to be focused on all the logistics of starting off on a new path by yourself and helping your children cope with the major change in their lives, it’s important to take some time for yourself so you can heal… Read More »

How You Can Successfully Negotiate a Divorce Settlement

Divorce can cause a lot of turbulence, both emotionally and financially, in a person’s life. Because of this, it’s important to act with great care during settlement negotiations, being assertive enough to look out for your own interests, but also amicable enough to avoid making the situation more contentious than it needs to be. The… Read More »

Changing Landscape of Infidelity

Infidelity is becoming more common among people under the age of 30.  It is estimated that roughly 30% to 60% of all married individuals (in the United States) will engage in infidelity at some point during the lifetime of their marriage.  A change of time and technology is greatly responsible for the increase of infidelity… Read More »

Poverty Worse for Divorced Women and Single Mothers

Women are more likely than men to suffer from poverty.  The number of women suffering from poverty greatly increases for older women, divorced women and single mothers.  Women are 80 percent more likely to live below the poverty line than men at age 65 and older.  Experts say that the obvious reason for this can… Read More »

A Rundown of the Costs Associated with Divorce

It is impossible to know exactly how much an average divorce will cost ahead of time, as each divorce is unique. However, you can at least get an idea of the factors that will go into determining the overall financial impact of the divorce. The following are a few of those factors: Your relationship with… Read More »

How to Conduct Yourself with Maturity During a Divorce

Divorce can be an incredibly difficult process for many reasons, not the least of which is the emotional turmoil it may cause. If you are going through a particularly contentious divorce, there will likely be plenty of situations in which you wish you could just get up and scream at someone. As difficult as it… Read More »

SAC Founder Avoids $5.5 Million Divorce Fraud Punishment

Steven A. Cohen, the billionaire investor and founder of SAC Capital Advisors LP, recently won a dismissal of a lawsuit in which his ex-wife alleged he defrauded her out of millions of dollars when they divorced in 1990. The chief judge in the case, Loretta Preska, said Patricia Cohen was unable to prove her husband… Read More »

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