When a high-asset couple divorces, sometimes a major drop in one spouse's income means the spouse can no longer pay the agreed-upon child and spousal support income. One high-profile case dealing with just that scenario is making news in Florida. While most people don't have this kind of money, the principle still applies in other case.
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In many cases, couples seeking a collaborative law divorce are able to accomplish all of their goals without bringing in outside team members. In these divorces, the couple and their individual attorneys work together to sever marital ties in a way that is fair to both spouses. Other times, couples may choose to take a team approach to the collaborative law divorce process.
For several years, postnuptial agreements have become increasingly popular in Florida and other states. Couples decide to enter into these agreements for several reasons. In some cases, they may be experiencing marital trouble and want the agreement to set forth each spouse' duties and obligations. Other times, couples want a postnuptial agreement in place to assist with property division in case divorce or separation becomes a reality.
Many people tend to associate divorce with younger couples who cannot make a marriage last beyond a few years. However, a number of baby boomers have begun to file for divorce when they are in their 50s and 60s. Psychologists and legal professionals refer to this as "gray divorce."
Unfortunately, many of life's most important events do not work out in a way that serves everyone's best interests. Divorce is one of these life events that could resolve in a manner that seems unfair to one spouse. Taking a different approach such as divorce mediation can help both spouses reach a fair agreement. However, even this solution may not work in the best interests of one divorcing party.