Divorce leaves you dividing up your assets, and most people know about the biggest ones. These include bank accounts, homes, cars and investments.
You spent $10,000 on a wedding ring for your future bride. You got married. Seven years later, you're getting divorced.
Owning a business isn't easy. Neither is staying married. Some experts believe those two things go hand-in-hand, making it more likely that business owners will go through a divorce.
It seems like an extravagant wedding would lower a couple's divorce odds. They must be confident that the marriage will last to spend that much on the ceremony, right?
You often hear about offshore accounts in movies and tax evasion cases, but have you ever wondered why people really move their money out of the country? What you'll find is that there are many legitimate reasons to keep at least part of your wealth overseas.
Divorce changes your life significantly. It can impact your retirement plans, income levels, time with your children and much more. But what about the impact on your career? Some people worry that a promising career may grind to a halt.
People are often conflicted about whether or not to keep the house during a divorce. Some choose to sell, only to feel later like they should have held onto that investment. Selling at a down time in the market can cost you. Others keep the home, only to realize later that they should have started with a clean slate.
A potential new law in Florida would require couples wishing to marry read a guide prior to saying their nuptials. Many people ask advice from friends and family members before they get married. Well, this new marital guide could be a requirement in Florida if you wish to obtain a marriage license. Lawmakers in the Sunshine State believe that if this becomes a requirement, it could help to reduce the rate of divorce.
If you are in the midst of a divorce, you and your spouse may be battling over who gets to keep the house. While it is always best to come to an amicable decision between yourselves, sometimes the decision does wind up being made by the judge.
One of the most common questions divorce attorneys are asked by their clients surrounds the mortgage of the family home. Couples want to know what happens to the family home, if it should be kept by one of the spouses, and what happens to the mortgage. These are all important topics, but the one we will focus on today involves the mortgage.