Divorce is often very hard on couples. It takes a physical, mental and emotional toll when you decide you can no longer be with someone you once loved. This is totally understandable. However, divorce is hard on kids too. If you have children, you definitely need to think about their interests before, during and after
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Divorce is not the only available option when you’re considering ending your marriage. If you’re not sure about it or need more time to be sure, there are two other options; separation and legal separation. Read about the differences between the two below: Legal Separation If you decide to end your relationship, divorce is not
There are often viable solutions to the circumstances we find ourselves in -- if we simply know where to look for them. This is certainly true in the arena of estate planning, where knowledge equals increased peace of mind. For instance, what if you aren't sure your heirs can properly manage your hard-earned wealth when
The decision to end a marriage is never an easy one and the law recognizes this fact. There are specific requirements that must be fulfilled for a divorce to go through. One of them is the consent of both parties. However, there are some instances when this is not possible or is deemed unnecessary, such
Dealing with the aftermath of a loved one's death can be extremely difficult in the simplest of situations. When you're responsible for settling the affairs of the deceased, it's often even harder. This process is known as estate administration and it can be a challenge. Let's take a closer look at this important area of
Your hard-earned wealth can be managed most effectively after your passing if you have prepared for it in advance. Estate planning is your opportunity to make sure your wishes are clear on all the details that must be considered. This certainly includes any wealth you choose to leave to your children. One tool that can
When you venture into a new business, there are lots of expectations for what's to come. Your primary expectation will be to make a profit. The nature of business, however, is that there are risks. For that reason, you need to do everything possible to safeguard yourself and your business from potential pitfalls. One great
If you’re at the point of filing for divorce, there are many issues that may have crossed your mind. One of them is almost certainly how the property will be divided between you and your spouse. If possible, you can choose to come to an agreement about it without involving the courts. In cases where
Alimony refers to payments that are made to support and maintain a dependent spouse after a divorce. The laws that govern alimony are not set in stone. A judge will typically determine alimony according to the specific circumstances of a case. The spouse who makes the payments is the supporting spouse. These payments can be
Serving as the executor for a loved one who has passed on can feel like a very heavy task. There are many potential complications you need to be aware of as you settle the decedent's estate. Not only do you have to identify all the assets that were in their name, but you also have