Physical scars might heal, but the mental wounds of spousal abuse often last for much longer. Approximately four million people each year in the United States are directly harmed by domestic violence. A much larger number of people including children, family members, and employers also have their lives disrupted annually due to domestic violence. Statistics […]
Divorce is difficult. In addition to the variety of emotions you experience as you navigate the process, divorce can also directly challenge your finances. If you do not enter into the divorce process with control of your emotions and an understanding of your financial situation, you might find that the divorce jeopardizes your financial future.
The division of marital and separate property between the spouses is one of the most time-consuming and complex parts of a divorce. Fortunately, it is possible to create an irrevocable trust before marriage to shield assets from the division process that occurs during a divorce. This option is available because many people encounter increased challenges […]
Divorce can force people to experience many difficult emotions. There is also the additional stress of dividing all of your assets and debt. When student loan debt is concerned, you might be concerned about whether you will be required to pay it off by yourself or if your spouse will ultimately be deemed partially responsible […]