Divorce

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Many couples undertake marriage with a certain degree of naiveté. They anticipate a magnificent life together of wedded bliss, only to discover that marriage is complicated. As a less-than-fairy-tale experience unfolds, some couples realize that they really are not meant to be together, and seek a way out of an…

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We’ve all heard the advice on how to protect ourselves from coronavirus: wash hands for 20 seconds multiple times daily, cough into your elbow, avoid touching your face, participate in social distancing that limits your contacts with others. But how many of us realize that there’s another front that needs…

divorce attorney

Anyone thinking about filing for divorce has probably spent some time on the Internet looking at alternatives to hiring a local attorney. They may be hoping to save a few bucks by avoiding attorney’s fees, but are actually being a bit shortsighted. The fact of the matter is, a good divorce attorney…

Divorce and the IRS

One of the last things that you might be thinking about as you contemplate divorce is the implication the split will have on your taxes. But the truth of the matter is, things are going to change, and knowing the basics puts you in a much better position as you…

divorcing couple

For many men, divorce is an unexpected twist in life that really throws them for a loop. After feeling in charge of things, it can be quite unsettling to discover that suddenly, changes are coming your way that you not only did not choose; you really have only limited ability…

divorce

If you’re an average American, chances are you’ll be married some time before reaching the age of 50. If it’s your first marriage, there’s about a 40 percent chance of divorcing sometime thereafter. Roughly 800,000 people a year find themselves in this group. Luckily, three out of four people find…

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People who are unhappy in their marriages often feel guilty when thoughts of divorce cross their minds. They feel like failures, as though they are letting everyone down, from their children to extended families and friends. Nonetheless, sometimes divorce is absolutely the right choice. Marriage counselors note that some circumstances…

unhappy couple

If you are over forty and considering a divorce from a spouse who’s been tied to you for decades, you can expect things to get complicated. Grey divorcees, sometimes called silver splitters, may face some immediate and long-term challenges that are not as critical to younger couples. Having an experienced…