Divorce & Finances

Learning the best tips to prepare for financial negotiations during divorce to getting ready to manage your own finances moving forward, get advice from our finance experts.

What Is Child Support? What Does It Cover?


Lawmakers understand the importance of providing financial support to a child and not having a child’s financial circumstances be different just because their parents are no longer together. Therefore, they have established specific guidelines and rules regarding child support. Child support often covers the basic needs of a child, including funds to help pay

What Is Child Support? What Does It Cover?2020-07-28T09:47:45+00:00

Ex-Husband Won’t Pay Alimony


One common question that divorce attorneys receive from already divorced potential clients is “can I sue my ex-husband for alimony?” Most of the time this question is being asked because the former spouse is not honoring their obligation to pay spousal support from their initial divorce case.   Most of the time folks dealing with

Ex-Husband Won’t Pay Alimony2020-06-05T12:37:17+00:00

Homeowners Insurance During Divorce


Policy Ownership Divorce is inevitably a stressful situation that requires a substantial amount of patience. While assets such your home are most likely going to be one of the main considerations to sort out with your ex-spouse, remember not to overlook your insurance policies during the process. There are many different ways that you

Homeowners Insurance During Divorce2020-05-08T18:28:31+00:00

What Is Alimony? The Comprehensive Guide


What Is Alimony? (Spousal Support) Alimony, or spousal support, is financial support that one spouse pays to another spouse, usually because the resource or earning capacity of the spouses is quite different. Alimony can be paid as a lump sum or paid on an ongoing basis. The amount and duration of alimony payments is

What Is Alimony? The Comprehensive Guide2020-06-23T17:26:53+00:00

Life Insurance After Divorce: What To Do


Going through a divorce can be stressful, devastating and extremely difficult. While divorce can be a long road that involves substantial planning and effort, it is important to remember to consider your entire financial portfolio to ensure everything has been accounted for. During divorce, Life insurance policies can be easily glossed over but remember

Life Insurance After Divorce: What To Do2020-04-21T18:49:36+00:00

How Child Support Modification Works


Child support modification processes vary by state. This article describes the general process and what to expect. It does not constitute legal advice. In most states, if you have to modify an order for child support, you begin by filing a form with the family law court. There may be a different form for

How Child Support Modification Works2020-09-27T14:18:57+00:00

What To Do With Your Rings After Divorce


Laws About Engagement Rings While most states consider jewelry a gift, it’s important to do your research on your state’s marital property/assets laws. Usually, engagement rings are yours to keep, regardless of whether the marriage remains intact. In the case of a broken engagement, however, laws vary widely from state to state, and

What To Do With Your Rings After Divorce2020-10-14T12:29:31+00:00

Bankruptcy & Divorce: How Does It Work?


Divorce and bankruptcy often go together hand-in-hand. Pending separation can negatively impact your financial stability just as easily as financial strain can accelerate marital strife. Legal relief is available to you on both fronts but it is important to know how they impact one another to determine which order is best for you.

Bankruptcy & Divorce: How Does It Work?2020-02-13T20:49:38+00:00

Selling A House During Divorce


Disclaimer: The following content is not legal or real estate advice and should not be interpreted as such. Consult a qualified attorney or realtor for professional advice in these fields. When I realized that my midlife divorce was actually going to happen after 33 years of marriage, and three years of unsuccessfully trying to

Selling A House During Divorce2020-09-27T14:24:48+00:00

How To Get Through A Divorce Financially


Disclaimer: The content that follows should not be considered financial advice and is merely a directional guide to help women.   How to Start Over Financially After Divorce Unless we can get on stable financial footing after divorce, it is very hard to recover in other ways. Financial insecurity after divorce is a real

How To Get Through A Divorce Financially2019-05-15T19:12:30+00:00

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