More Women Requesting Prenups

People used to think that prenuptial agreements were just for celebrities or the super-wealthy. That’s no longer the case. The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers recently released results from a survey: 63 percent of divorce attorneys say they’ve seen an increase in prenups over the past year. And just as importantly, 46 percent said they saw...

Five Pre-Divorce Mistakes to Avoid

When considering divorce, there will be thousands of things swirling through your mind at a million mils per hour. And it’s easy to overlook something or not see something clearly. Debbie Martinez with HuffPost Divorce recently shared these five mistakes people considering divorce often make: 1) Not meeting with a financial planner before mediation. Many...

Post-Divorce Custody Litigation?

Should I Litigate against my former spouse to gain custody over my children? A guest post by Dr. Kristine Turner… In high conflict cases where parents don’t see eye to eye, where litigation is used, no matter what plan is ordered one of the parents is likely to be unhappy with it. Parents tend to blame each other for their child(ren)’s...

Biggest Concern for Divorcing Couples

Before making the decision to divorce, there are probably thousands of concerns and scenarios that you play out in your head. From family, to children and jobs… the list is never-ending. Avvo, a legal forum, recently released results from a study stating that couples heading into divorce are most concerned with… the cost of splitting up. However,...

Credit After Divorce

One of the biggest financial concerns for many people going through a divorce or separation is the way it will affect their credit. Your financial situation is an extremely important consideration throughout all divorce processes. The good news is that there are ways to limit the amount of damage a divorce will have on your credit score. Whatever debt you and...