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Key Tips for Making a Legal Separation Work

A legal separation can be a good way to transition into your new life as a divorced couple. However, it’s important to have some strict ground rules in place to make sure that the separation is actually an effective, beneficial one. With this in mind, here are some tips for making a legal separation work:… Read More »

The Benefits of Therapy During Divorce

Divorce is an inherently stressful process for adults and children alike, and it’s somewhat common for significant emotional issues to arise during these stressful times. Many people find it is beneficial to work with a therapist or counselor during the divorce process to maintain their emotional health. Below are just a few benefits: Counseling can… Read More »

How Can You Expect a ‘Gray Divorce’ to Affect Your Health?

While you might initially be more concerned about how your divorce will affect you financially and logistically, it also has the potential to affect your health — especially if you get divorced at an older age. “Gray divorce,” the common term for divorce among people 50 years old or older, is skyrocketing in the United… Read More »

Divorce At Older Age Does Not Have to Crush Your Retirement Plans

Going through a divorce is always going to be difficult both financially and emotionally, no matter your age. But older couples going through a divorce have a unique set of concerns, including what will happen to their retirement plans. This has become an increasingly common concern among divorcees, as so-called “gray divorce” (divorce among adults… Read More »

Popular Video Game Fortnite Named as Contributing Cause in Rising Number of Divorces

Recent reports out of the United Kingdom indicate at least 200 couples in the country filed for divorce in 2018 while citing a spouse’s addiction to the video game “Fortnite” as one of the reasons for the breakdown of the marriage. Although there has been no such study in the United States, the massive popularity… Read More »

Divorce Rate for Newlyweds Down 50 Percent Since 1993

A new study indicates that the number of couples getting divorced after just three years of marriage was cut half over the last 25 years. Divorce rates in general hit their all-time high in 1993 after starting to rise in the 1960s. For couples married for five years or more, the rate has fallen by… Read More »

Financial Steps to Take in Your Divorce Preparation

Are you preparing to file for divorce? It’s important that you do everything in your power to set yourself up well financially after the divorce is finalized. Below are just a few steps you can take to protect your financial situation so you can get off to a good start with your money as a… Read More »

Know What Assets You Have Before Filing for Divorce

One of the most impactful ways you can set yourself up for success in a divorce is to get a solid understanding of the assets you have and the debts you owe. In many relationships, it is common for one partner to have much more control or hands-on interaction with money held in joint accounts… Read More »

Finalize Your Divorce by New Year’s Eve or Pay 30 Percent More in Alimony!

Last year’s federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act may have had corporate executives cheering, but the same can’t be said for people about to divorce. As an article this summer in Forbes explains, the act means divorce is likely to get much more expensive once the clock strikes midnight, ushering in 2019. If you don’t… Read More »

Study Evaluates How Divorce Rates Influenced by Field of Work

Researchers have long studied the effects of people’s jobs on various factors of their lives, including their health, happiness, stress levels and financial security. It should come as no surprise, therefore, that certain fields of work can have more of a toll on relationships than others, resulting in increased divorce rates for those who serve… Read More »