Your Estate Planning Checklist For Divorce

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By: D. W. Craig Dreyer, Esq. Almost everyone who has been divorced or is ending their marriage needs an estate planning checklist for divorce. It's imperative they revisit their estate planning documents to avoid inadvertently giving their ex control over their estate.   While the divorce process attempts to equitably divide assets, it usually falls short of addressing … [Read more...]

Do You Worry More About Your Retirement After Divorce?

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It used to be that when I thought about retirement my focus was on how much I was saving, whether I was getting the maximum match I could from my employer and as long as those numbers were good, I didn't give it much more thought. Now I'm in my late fifties my focus has shifted. Now, I think about what retirement will actually mean, what it will look like and what sort of … [Read more...]

How To Protect Your Financial Assets During Divorce

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By Reid Elkus Divorces take a toll - not only emotionally, but financially. There are steps you should follow to protect your assets during divorce process and also to ensure that the division of assets is fair and the settlement makes sense financially. Take Steps to Protect Your Assets Sometimes, especially if a particularly hostile divorce is anticipated, you should … [Read more...]

How Do You Go From Stay-At-Home Mom To Working Single Mom?

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For stay-at-home moms, divorce often means a return to work and while it may be unexpected, even undesired, it doesn't have to mean returning to the work you were doing before. So how do you go from stay-at-home-mom to working single mom? Lisa Thomson was a stay-at-home mom when she got divorced after 18 years of marriage. At the time, her two children were about 11 and 13. … [Read more...]

My Ex Is Playing Financial Games

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Divorce can be an ugly business even when couples are trying to be reasonable over dividing their assets and figuring out parenting time. It gets much, much worse though when a party is intent on revenge and for example, your ex is playing financial games. My current guest, Lisa Thomson was married for 18 years. Her now ex is a very controlling person so it was never likely … [Read more...]