Everyone knows that divorce is expensive. After the divorce is over, however, you also have to cope with the fact that your total household income is going to be reduced without your spouse's contributions.
If you've recently finished your divorce, you're probably ready to breathe a big sigh of relief -- but there's actually a few more "housekeeping" chores that need to be done.
A divorce agreement is often a snapshot in time. It reflects the best agreement that someone could make at a given time regarding things like custody and support. However, things change. Children grow. What worked in the past may not make much sense in the present.
When you're involved in a custody battle, you really have to think about every action that you take -- because every aspect of your life can end up being examined in court. You absolutely have to be above reproach, and that means giving the other part -- and the judge in your case -- no cause to question your ability to be an effective parent.
Money can't buy happiness -- but it certainly does resolve a lot of problems and can make it easier to enjoy life with your spouse.
More than 10,000 Nebraska grandparents are raising their grandchildren -- and many of them lack the necessary support they dearly need to make the job easier.
Did you know that November is National Adoption Month?
Is there a way to "divorce-proof" your marriage before you get into it?
Typically, someone's retirement funds aren't in danger if that person files for bankruptcy. Retirement funds are generally exempted from bankruptcy proceedings. However, those exemptions may not hold true if the funds were part of the bankruptcy petitioner's divorce settlement.
Dividing the marital assets fairly is a big part of any divorce process -- and that task is often complicated by the fact that you have to keep in mind the effects of taxation on any settlement.