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How Can My Spouse and I Avoid Going to Court When Filing for Divorce in Tulsa?

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Many couples do not realize that appearing in court and attending hearings is not necessary to obtain a divorce in Oklahoma. When a couple is amicable or has agreed to be cooperative in the divorce process, court can be avoided altogether. 
Couples that do choose to work together have the opportunity of taking part in two different processes Oklahoma offers. The first process is called the waiver divorce.  Couples are rewarded with a short divorce timeframe as (more...)

How To Get To Grips With Your Finances After Divorce

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Many things change with the end of a marriage and one thing’s for sure: you have to get to grips with your finances.
Credit card bills, household expenses, bank charges, kid expenses, mortgage refinancing, retirement asset transfers … divorce often means having to deal with all of these all at once. It can feel like a deluge and if you haven’t been managing the household finances, it can be overwhelming.
Add to that the emotions (more...)

Public vs. Private School: What To Do If You And Your Ex Can’t Agree

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Couples in the process of divorcing often say that the list of disagreements to resolve seems like it never ends. Some couples wage war on each other over every little thing… but you’d assume that one thing they should agree on is what’s best for their kids, right?
Wrong.
Custody battles are among the most frightening and traumatic aspects of divorce proceedings, for adults and kids alike. But when it comes to hashing out (more...)

The DivorceTown® Help and Hope Seminar / Protect Yourself!

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Don’t Become Another Scary Divorce Story!
…Receive Financial, Emotional & Legal Support 
Friday, October 19, 2018
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Olive Garden
2467 Cobb Parkway SE
Smyrna, GA 30080
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Don’t Be Haunted By Your Divorce!  You CAN Avoid These Common, Costly Mistakes
Are you aware…
Your Ex Could Inherit Everything You Own Without This Final Plan.
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Who Will Support You?

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Child Support.  Alimony.  Dollar Signs.  Years of Payments.  Custody Battles.  Is this what divorce sounds like to you?
The fact is, divorce can be expensive.  Who will pay support, how much and for how long are simply part of the process, especially when children are involved.  We assume every judge does his or her best to make the most fair, just decision, when it is left to them.  However, only you (more...)

Here are Six Important Assets You Can’t Afford to Overlook During Your Divorce

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My husband and I have drawn up a list of what we own and we have tentatively agreed on how to split everything in our divorce. I’m afraid we might have missed listing something. Can you help?
As a financial divorce consultant, I often review final property settlements to determine additional tax and financial considerations that should be addressed. You may be surprised at how many assets you didn’t even think to add to your (more...)

5 Investing Resources For Women

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WIFE.org Co-Founder Candace Bahr was featured in an article by Bankrate
You can read the complete article here.
Women’s Equality Day is Aug. 26., but many women are still being paid less than men.
The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) reports that women are paid 80.5 cents on the dollar compared to men. The inequality is even greater among Latinas and black women.
How does that add up? IWPR estimates (more...)

Should I Keep the House After Divorce for the Sake of the Kids?

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Getting a divorce might be the right thing to do, but it will have a big effect on your children’s lives, creating uncertainty and possibly triggering a range of negative reactions. To lower the trauma of family change, you may want to stay in your current home, especially if you have primary custody of the kids.
According to an article in the New York Times, “psychologists, sociologists and epidemiologists have long recognized that children who move (more...)

What are the Requirements for Same Sex Marriage in Oklahoma?

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Many couples don’t consider what the requirements are to obtain a marriage license. Aside from being physically present at one of the 73 offices authorizing marriage licenses, there are five requirements to obtain a marriage license and be legally married in the state of Oklahoma. Just like heterosexual marriages, same sex marriage is legally recognized in Oklahoma as of 2015. 
The requirements for marriage are the same for both heterosexual and same sex marriage in Oklahoma. (more...)

No Right Or Wrong Answers For When To Sell Your Ring And What To Do With The Money

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Ever wonder what other divorced women do with their engagement and wedding rings? People pretty much assume you either sell your ring, or put it in a jewelry box drawer, where it stays forever. Well, here are some real answers. For this week’s Love Essentially column, I asked a couple different Facebook groups, “What did you do with the money you got from selling your rings?” What was so interesting was, the responses were so (more...)