More couples are getting divorced later in life than ever before. In fact, the number of late-life divorces has more than doubled over the past 20 years, causing some psychologists to dub it the The Gray Divorce Revolution.
There is an... (Read More)
You've heard that couples who marry early on in life tend to have higher rates of divorce. But maybe you've also wondered whether waiting is a better choice.
As it turns out, science is getting closer to an answer: Waiting to get married can... (Read More)
It may surprise you to learn that all lawyers are not experts in everything. It's also a fact that, when it comes to handling the financial aspects of a divorce, many lawyers are outside their expertise.
Family lawyers know the law when it comes... (Read More)
If you're like most Americans, you have amassed quite the collection of financial documents, including receipts, invoices, pay stubs, bank statements, utility bills and old tax returns. Most can be tossed after a certain period of time. But there... (Read More)
Divorce can be hard on children as they deal with turbulent feelings such as sadness, anger, and sometimes even depression. These feelings stem from the loss of the family as they've known it or from feeling like the divorce is their fault. While... (Read More)
When was the last time you checked your tax withholding? You should evaluate your withholding if you have recently divorced, added a dependent, purchased a home, married, changed jobs or retired.
It's a good idea to check the amount of taxes... (Read More)
Ready to move forward with a divorce? Here are some of the first decisions you'll have to make.
Where to live. You may want to start the search for an apartment or other temporary living arrangement.
Where to get your mail. Divorce means... (Read More)
Many family law attorneys are aware of the importance of filing a Pension Division Order that includes Survivor Benefits for an Alternate Payee during a divorce but rarely consider the reversionary options of a defined benefit plan. This article... (Read More)
Have assets such as 401(k) retirement accounts, IRAs and/or life insurance? Naming a beneficiary for each account or policy is important because it allows key assets to transfer directly to your heirs if something should happen to you, without... (Read More)