Neil Sedaka famously sang "breaking up is hard to do." He wasn't lying either.
Humans have talked about the ups-and-downs of love since the beginning of time, which is why many love songs—particularly those about breaking up—resonate so well... (Read More)
At Hoffman Divorce Strategies, we focus on two very specific aspects of the divorce process:
Accounting your divorce |
Using financial strategies to help you achieve a better settlement |
If you don't come from a finance background or... (Read More)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 787,251 American couples divorced in 2017, an average of 2.9 per every 1,000 marriages.
In the United States, divorce is ubiquitous. It's the subject of movies, television shows, and... (Read More)
Summer vacation usually means some time off of work and relaxation with loved ones, but did you know it might also spell the end of your marriage?
As silly as it might sound, a 2016 study presented at the American Sociological Association found... (Read More)
Once you've worked out the arrangements of your divorce settlement, it's time to move forward with the proceedings. Your legal counsel will take care of most of the work, but it's still important you show up prepared. A bit of advanced planning can... (Read More)
Are you someone who hates even basic arithmetic?
We get it. Not everyone is a numbers person, and when your financial future is on the line, trying to navigate a divorce settlement without an advocate is incredibly scary. If you have kids, there... (Read More)
If you're preparing to get a divorce and children are involved, you'll need to take child support into account. Louisiana has state-mandated child support guidelines, but they can get somewhat tricky if you:
Or your spouse is an independent... (Read More)
Nearly 50% of all marriages end in divorce. Surely you've heard the statistics, but until it's you getting the divorce, it doesn't always sink in. Although divorce is often heartbreaking, it isn't the end of the world. Sometimes perspective is... (Read More)
If divorce were a recipe, it would consist of two main ingredients: emotions and assets. While mature, responsible adults are often able to set their emotions aside for the promise of a better future, hammering out the details of a financial... (Read More)