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Tips for Getting Through a Divorce During Retirement

Divorce during retirement age can come with some unique complications, due to the likelihood that the marriage had existed for decades, and the greater level of assets you’re likely to be dealing with. Here are a few things you’ll need to consider to get through a so-called “gray divorce” as smoothly as possible. Look into… Read More »

Bringing Up Mediation With Your Spouse

Mediation can be mutually beneficial for you and your spouse as you go through the divorce process. It can keep you out of court, expedite the process and save you a significant amount of money. Of course, you’ll need to bring it up as a possibility first, which can be easier said than done when… Read More »

Who Gets the Pets in a Divorce?

Divorcing spouses may fight over parenting time, support and property division. But for some couples — even those who have millions of dollars to divide — there is an additional contest over who keeps the family pets. From the family dog to various exotic animals, people form an emotional bond with their pets and it… Read More »

The Effects of the 2020 Political Climate on Divorce

2020 has been a difficult year for everyone. There is, of course, the global pandemic that has touched everyone’s lives in some way, but there have also been plenty of other items in the news that have caused division and resentment among people—even among married partners. To put it mildly, the political climate in 2020… Read More »

Tax Returns: Know What You Are and Are Not Signing

In marriages where one spouse handles most of the finances, the other spouse may have only a surface-level understanding (or no understanding at all) of where the money is going, how the taxes are getting paid and how the couple’s financial life is arranged. This makes the financially naive spouse vulnerable if the one who… Read More »

What to Know About Pretrial Motions in Divorce

In many divorces, you will need to make some temporary decisions to put in place while the divorce is pending. If you and your spouse agree on all the primary issues, you don’t have to worry about any pretrial motions. But if you don’t agree and will need to take an immediate (and temporary) action… Read More »

Be On Guard for the Health Risks Associated With Divorce

Divorce is an extremely stressful process, and any time you go through such a stressful experience it can take a toll on your body and mind. Therefore, it’s important you are aware of the health risks (physical and mental) associated with divorce so you can take appropriate action if you start to notice their symptoms…. Read More »

Valentine’s Day Divorce Special

According to legend, Valentine’s Day is named for a priest who was beheaded around 270 A.D. for helping Christian couples get married in defiance of a ban imposed by the Roman Emperor Claudius II. The 14th Century poet Geoffrey Chaucer made the first mention of Valentine’s Day as a day devoted to lovers, and the… Read More »

New Year’s Resolutions to Consider if You’re Divorcing or Newly Divorced

Your New Year’s Resolutions might look a bit different this year if you’re going through a divorce or are just coming out of a divorce. If you’re looking for some resolution ideas for the coming year, here are a few specifically geared toward people who have recently gone through a divorce. Forgive and forget: It… Read More »

Be Sure to Account for the Holidays in a Child Custody Schedule

Over the holidays, you may need to adjust your child custody or visitation schedule to make sure both parents have the opportunity to spend quality time with their children. Here are a few examples of some of the ways parents split holiday time after a divorce. Alternate holidays: You might consider alternating the holidays for… Read More »