How to Determine Alimony

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Which Type of Alimony Suits Your Divorce?

Alimony is a term you’ve probably heard many times, but if you’re like most people, you may not have a clear idea of how it works and who receives it. Alimony is a type of court-ordered payment from one ex-spouse to the other, designed to financially support the dependent spouse. As a general rule of thumb, a spouse is considered dependent when their ex makes more money than they do. You’re not automatically eligible for alimony just because you earn less money than your ex, however; there are several additional factors that determine eligibility. And if you are eligible for alimony, it’s not a one-size-fits-all situation – there are different kinds of alimony to suit your specific needs. This article will help you start the process of determining whether you’re eligible for alimony and finding the right type if you are.Read More

Financial Planning for Divorce

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Transitioning to Your Future

If you are considering a divorce, chances are you’re focused on the things that are coming to an end. However, divorce isn’t just about the end of a relationship; it’s the beginning of a new life and a new lifestyle. It is crucial when beginning this transition to re-evaluate your financial situation and plan for your future. To ensure you’re making the best possible decisions for your future financial stability, there are five important aspects to consider: your living expenses, alimony, downsizing, insurance, and retirement. Divorce is about more than dividing your assets, and these five aspects of financial planning will help you take the appropriate precautions before making big decisions.Read More

8 Ways to Keep Divorce Costs Down

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How to Avoid Finance-based Delays

Divorce is rarely an easy decision to make, in part because even if you’re sure it’s the right move for your heart, you might not be sure it’s right for your bank account. Divorce costs can be more than getting married nowadays and for most couples in most situations, it’s a financial hurdle to overcome. Money concerns are one of the major reasons couples delay getting divorced; it’s understandable why many people wait until they are ready to move forward financially, but there are ways of keeping the cost down. With that in mind, we’ve put together 8 common-sense methods for getting the divorce process done quickly without breaking the bank.Read More

Divorce with Dignity

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How to Manage Your Divorce

When going through divorce, emotions are running high. The reality is that the world you once knew is about to change, and that could throw anyone off-balance. Though each divorce is unique and complex, there are tactics anybody can use to help smooth the transition. Your divorce doesn’t have to be a messy situation if you make it a priority to divorce with dignity. Read More