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How is property divided in a divorce?

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Whether you owned a house, investments, jewelry, the engagement and wedding rings, real estate, vehicles, furniture or even a pet together with your husband or wife, when you breakup, these assets must be divided. Who gets what in a divorce? Divorce law varies by state, and every divorce differs. If you wonder who will get…

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11 Common Financial Mistakes Made in Divorces

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During your marriage, you and your ex most likely comingled funds and budgeted together. These are sound marital practices, but divorce puts you in a position that requires an in-depth review of the income, expenses, and assets that you and your ex brought to the marriage and forces you to make important decisions with lasting implications. Too often people underestimate just how complex these issues can be and how important it is to make the right choices. Your best (more...)

How to Divorce-Proof Your Trust

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Trusts were once considered a tool that only the mega-rich used to shovel their huge piles of money into a safe place. These days, trusts are increasingly used by all sorts of people, including older couples who want to provide ongoing support for their children or business owners who appreciate a trust’s ability to protect their assets from lawsuits and other creditors. If you are the beneficiary of a trust or own a trust and are facing (more...)

Three Ways Millennials Might Change Divorce Forever

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Here at WIFE, we write about divorce a lot. That’s because divorce is often the single most expensive life event a woman may experience. A divorce can change a woman’s financial trajectory dramatically, which often has negative consequences for her quality for life for years to come. With that in mind, we thought it would be worthwhile to look at the millennial generation as it begins hitting its prime marriage (and divorce) years.
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No, You’re Not Going Crazy! You’re Going Through a Divorce!

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There is no doubt that going through a divorce can be brutal, and anyone who has ever been through one will tell you that emotions can be so intense, you might feel like you are going crazy! But you’re not. Here are some things that can make someone going through a divorce feel unstable, along with why you’re not, and my advice.
• Change is happening-on every level of your life.
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How Do I Prove the Other Parent’s Income Increase in an Oklahoma Child Support Modification?

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Rarely does an individual stay in the same station in life financially…especially over a significant amount of time. Promotions, new job offers and bonuses are common. When this happens child support should be reevaluated to make sure the child benefits from this increase through a child support modification. 
If you are reading this article, you may have recently noticed that your child is coming home from the other parent’s home with more gifts, shoes, (more...)

Bitcoin and Divorce: Are Cryptocurrencies Subject to Division?

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How Cryptocurrencies affect Divorce settlements in North Carolina
Since the advent of Bitcoin and subsequently a host of other cryptocurrencies with their astronomical values, there have been a few misconceptions about them. Some of these misconceptions dwell on the legality of cryptocurrencies and whether they are recognized by courts during divorce settlements.
This article aims to explore the legal status of BitCoin and other blockchain based cryptocurrencies in North Carolina and the impact they have during divorce settlements. If (more...)

Why Financial Literacy Matters to YOU

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Financial Success, Security, and Freedom.  Pursued by many, but satisfactorily attained by few.  How appropriate then, that the United States has recognized April as Financial Literacy Month since 2003.
Financial Literacy has always been a part of our core values for our clients and subscribers.  In fact, April 2018 marks our 10th Anniversary helping families through the difficult process of divorce, while helping them understand and protect their finances.
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What To Do With The Debt From Your Divorce

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If you are wondering what to do with any unsecured debt from your divorce, the answer is simple. Pay it off and pay it off as quickly as possible.
If you aren’t able to pay off the credit card debt through other assets and you still have the debt after your divorce is final, then Sallie Krawcheck, Co-Founder & CEO of Ellevest says, “If you have credit card debt, pay it off now. Do not pass (more...)

Celebrating a Milestone with YOU!

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It is with great honor that we have just published our Ezine’s 100th issue!  Back in 2008, when Divorce Line began, I could not have known the impact this newsletter would have on so many people’s lives.  Thank you to our loyal subscribers over all these years.
There is much I have learned since our humble beginnings many years ago.  Here are a few observations and lessons I’ve found (more...)