Challenges Men Face after Divorce

What Challenges Do Men Face After Getting Divorced? Just because men do not face the same problems as women do following divorce doesn’t mean they face no challenges. The challenge is even greater for those who have been married or in a relationship with the same person for many years. One thing that has changed … Read more

Facts About Divorce

Facing the Facts About Divorce The current cost of divorce lawyers causes many divorcing couples to consider a do-it-yourself divorce. The question they should ask themselves is whether this method of ending their marriage is in their best interests. Although it will certainly save money if you don’t use a divorce lawyer, there are many … Read more

How Divorce Effects Insurance Coverage

How Divorce Effects the Different Types of Insurance Coverage When you decide to get divorced, it’s important to think about the effect it may have on your various insurance policies. Most people are not prepared for the changes it can cause even to homeowners’, car insurance, health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, and … Read more

What Do You Need to File for Divorce?

Before your divorce case can begin, you must file a petition through the court and deliver it to your spouse. In most cases, you will also be required to file a financial statement that provides the specifics on your property, income, and expenses. Other documents that may be required include an agreement for settlement (if … Read more

How to Determine the Value of Undivided Assets in Divorce

Couples planning to divorce must determine the value of undivided real estate and other types of assets. Not every divorce ends in a 50/50 division of property. The division of community property involving a business entity jointly owned by the divorcing couple, shareholders, and investors can pose problems. Selling the business and splitting the proceeds … Read more

How Divorce and Real Estate Distribution Affect Future Borrowing Power

Divorce and the distribution of your real estate may seriously affect your future borrowing power. How the court divides your assets may depend entirely upon your state’s divorce laws. Especially in non-community property states, issues arise concerning the effects of divorce and acquisition of real estate on both parties, jointly and individually. Educate yourselves on … Read more

How to Protect Yourself if Forced to Leave During a Pending Divorce

Being forced to leave the marital home during a divorce and pending real estate settlement is often traumatic. Some states offer protection for those in the midst of the division of marital real property. In those states, unless the court has reason to believe that someone else in the home is in danger, no one … Read more

The Effects of Divorce on a Home-based Business

In today’s market, many individuals opt to open a home-based business, form a limited partnership, or enter private practice rather than working for someone else. But what happens if they you decide to divorce? Couples who own these types of businesses but can no longer live together would do well to consult a divorce lawyer … Read more

State Laws Vary in Determining Divorce Assets

States have their own laws when it comes to the division of property, especially in community property states. They may also have different divorce laws governing what is or is not marital property. What is NOT Marital Property Typically, the court does not consider these items as marital property: Gifts or inheritances received by either … Read more

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