The Uncontested Divorce: Is It Right For Your Situation?
2 October 2017
When a marriage has become so difficult that both parties want it to be over, the subject of an uncontested divorce often arises. In theory, an uncontested divorce sounds simple — two people who simply want to satisfy the legal requirements to dissolve the marriage and become single again decide to work together to save time and speed up the process. Since many of the forms required for an uncontested divorce can be accessed through the state court system, it should be an easy, seamless process, right?
Top 4 Mistakes To Avoid When Getting A Divorce
15 August 2017
Are you going through a divorce, or are currently separated with plans to divorce in the future? If so, then you may be feeling overwhelmed by all the information out there, as well as the legal process you'll need to go through in order to finalize your separation. The key to reducing stress and achieving a favorable outcome for yourself when all is said and done, however, is to avoid a few of the most common pitfalls and mistakes people make when going through a divorce:
Nonmonetary Benefits Of Prenuptial Agreements
28 February 2017
Some couples frown upon prenuptial agreements (prenup), reasoning that such agreements destroy romance by focusing on money matters. This isn't true for two main reasons. First, it's not bad to discuss money issues before marriage because it's a fact that finance is one of the leading causes of marital conflict. Secondly, a prenuptial agreement covers much more than money issues. Here are four nonmonetary issues you should consider including in your prenup:
Debt Division During Divorce
15 July 2016
During divorce proceedings, division of assets and property is one of the highly contested issues. However, couples rarely think of what happens to debt in case they decide to end their marriage. In divorce cases, outstanding bills are usually factored in as the couple will get a share of their net worth. Ideally, couples should settle all their debts before they file for a divorce. Unfortunately, this is not always possible, so the court will take over the responsibility of dividing the debts incurred when dealing with the assets.