Recent Posts in Divorce Category

  • 8 Practical Steps to Prepare for Divorce

    || 12-Apr-2017

    Going through a divorce can be messy, both financially and emotionally, so doing everything you can to prepare for the process can help save you and your family unnecessary stress and hassle. Follow these steps to take stock of your finances, know which steps you need to take to move forward and make the divorce as quick and painless as possible. 1. Gather Financial Records Take stock of your ...
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  • Divorces Spike in March and August, New Study Reveals

    || 31-Aug-2016

    Many people dislike the month of August for its hot and humid weather. To some, it is an especially bitter time of year for another reason – divorce. According to a new study conducted by the University of Washington’s Brian Serafini and Julie Brines, divorce rates tend to spike on a seasonal basis during the months of March and August. Derived by studying divorce filings in the state ...
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  • Divorce & Shared Bank Accounts: What Happens Now?

    || 13-May-2016

    In just about every marriage in America, the two spouses decide to share one joint bank account that controls and holds the finances of their family. It is a convenient way to take some guesswork out of monthly budgeting, so it certainly has its advantages. But few married couples consider how disadvantageous and inconvenient a shared bank account becomes once the marriage comes to an end and ...
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  • Divorce and Your Insurance

    || 27-Oct-2015

    Your divorce is finalized and you are feeling a sense of relief and closure. Congratulations on getting through that difficult time in one piece; we know that it can be understandably trying for anyone. There might be some bad news up ahead, though – you could have more work to do, and it involves your insurance. Your insurance information tells people all over the world who you are. In some ...
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  • Divorce and Your Pension

    || 19-Oct-2015

    Marital assets – property earned while you are married – will be divided during a divorce. This is generally considered common knowledge, and most people imagine dividing ownership over homes, automobiles, furnishings, and so on. What does not cross too many peoples’ minds is how a divorce can divide pension accounts between spouses. Your first reaction might be one of disbelief. ...
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  • Divorce and Your Credit Score

    || 16-Oct-2015

    Right off the bat, people going through a divorce are going to start concerning themselves with asset division, child custody rights, and other frequently discussed topics. It makes sense to want to take care of the bigger pictures upfront. It is equally important, however, not to miss the smaller or less common topics, such as your credit score. Divorces do not directly affect credit scores or ...
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