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What Can Happen If I Hide Assets During My Divorce?

Once someone realizes that divorce is on the horizon, sometimes their first inclination is to figure out how they can hide assets from their spouse. Whether we're talking about $100,000 or $1,000, ...
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How Do I Get a Child Custody Order?

Do you have children under the age of 18? Whether or not you're married to your child's other parent, we know that relationships can be strained. If you've reached a point where you're ...
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Jared Fogle's Divorce is Final!

INDIANAPOLIS – It's official, former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle finalized his divorce from his wife, Kathleen McLaughlin just days before he was sentenced to 15 years for child pornography ...
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Health Insurance After Divorce

If you're getting a divorce, you're want to focus on health insurance, even before you sign on the dotted line! Health insurance is complicated, especially if it's not offered through your ...
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Surviving the Holidays During Divorce

If you're going through a divorce, the holidays, especially the days themselves, can be emotionally difficult. The loss of a job, a death in the family, and the death of a marriage…they all ...
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Secrets from a Divorce Attorney

If you're getting divorced for the first time, you're up against the vast unknown. Even if you've heard your divorced friends talk about their divorces, you may not remember the details. ...
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Divorce, Kids & Taxes: What You Need to Know

If you're a parent whose divorce will be finalized by Dec. 31, you may have a question or two about divorce, kids and taxes. Sounds like an unusual combination, but once you're divorced, each ...
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Are Settlement Agreements Meant to Be Broken?

Once you arrive at a final divorce settlement agreement, it's important that the divorce order is implemented properly. Since the logistical details aren't necessarily spelled out in the ...
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How to Manage Kids and Divorce

Are you a parent who is about to get divorced? If you have school-aged children, then you may be a little nervous about dropping the "D" bomb. Even if you've watched your friends and ...
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Make Smart Money Choices During Divorce

Oone in two marriages ends in divorce, but that doesn't make the heartbreak any easier go get over. When you're stressed and your life is turned upside-down, you have to make sure that you ...
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Can I Move Out of State With My Kids During My Divorce?

Life is constantly changing, and just because you're in the middle of a divorce, it doesn't mean that other big things won't happen in your life. If you have children, the concept of ...
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When is it OK to Date After Divorce?

In Los Angeles, the dating scene is as busy as ever. Between the singles and divorcees, there's no shortage of "fish in the sea." But, what is the general consensus about dating during ...
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When Addiction Leads to Divorce

If you fell hopelessly in love with an "addict," or someone who developed an addiction to alcohol, pain killers, drugs, or even sex while you were married, you may have found yourself at the ...
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Iron Chef's Cat Cora Divorcing Wife

If you're a big fan of celebrity chef Cat Cora, you may be surprised to learn that Cat and her partner of 17 years have decided to split. On Monday, Nov. 9, the Iron Chef America star released a ...
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Asking for Temporary Spousal Support

Are you thinking about filing for divorce? If you are the "lower-earning spouse," or if you are unemployed, a stay at home mom or dad, or a homemaker, then perhaps you're worried about ...
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Why Divorces Surge in January

Now that the holidays are rapidly approaching, we're also heading into the busy divorce season. Just ask any divorce attorney, and they'll tell you about the surge in divorce filings on the ...
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Divorcing Your Spouse & Your Financial Advisor

Once you realize divorce is on the horizon, the first thing you're going to do is go out and hire your own lawyer. An equally important step: hire your own financial advisor, especially if ...
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Legal Father & Son Seek Right to Marry in PA

As gay and lesbian couples rejoice in the legalization of same-sex marriage, one Pennsylvania couple has unexpectedly run into a snag. Technically, they are father and son. Before same-sex marriage ...
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Protecting Your Finances During Divorce

Whether you have $500 in your bank account, or $500,000, when you go through a divorce, your finances and your FICO score are at risk; it would be folly to assume otherwise. At a time of emotional ...
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The Late-Life Divorce Boom

If you're in your 50s or 60s and considering divorce, you have plenty of company. You may come from an era where few couples divorced, but now that it's 2015, late-life divorce has shifted ...
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Overview of Spousal Support in California

If you're headed for divorce, surely one of the first things on your mind will be spousal support. Will you be ordered to pay spousal support ? Or, will the judge require that your spouse pays you ...
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Your Taxes After Divorce

With the end of 2015 rapidly approaching, many of our clients are asking about taxes, especially those whose divorces will be finalized before Jan. 1, 2016. Once you get divorced, you will be filing ...
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Halle Berry Is Getting Divorced for 3rd Time

On Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry and her husband, French actor Olivier Martinez announced that they are getting a divorce after two years of marriage. This marks the third ...
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After Landmark Case, IRS Redefines 'Husband' and 'Wife'

In the last few years, two landmark cases have not only made history, they've altered the way our people and our government treats same-sex marriages. The first case was United States v. Windsor ...
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Divorce Settled for Gwen Stefani & Gavin Rossdale

Singers Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale have settled the terms of their divorce, and it includes sharing custody of the couple's three children. According to reports, the A-listers have agreed to ...
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