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The divorce rate in the U.S. has steadily fallen over the past two decades, with the latest statistic putting 2.5 per 1,000 marriages ending in divorce or annulment. But while overall rates are dropping, people over 50 have actually seen a rise in divorces. Dubbed “gray divorce,” data from Pew Research Center show that […]

Divorce is rarely easy, and its implications on your finances can be complex. Here’s a look at the main tax consequences of divorce for you and your ex-spouse. Child support If you and your ex had children, one of you would likely need to pay […]

Divorced parents raising their children in two households face real difficulties. The children will likely attempt to leverage what the one parent is supposedly saying or doing to gain advantage with the other. Parents often try to “win over” their children, as if to become […]

1.     Having Unrealistic Expectations and the Wrong Mindset Having unrealistic expectations and the wrong mindset are the two most common divorce mistakes people can make. There are many people that approach divorce as a battle and make decisions accordingly. While this makes divorce professionals a […]

Divorce can be difficult to deal with, no matter why it happened, or how long the marriage was. Not only can it take a toll on you emotionally, but it can also be draining physically. However, while divorce may be difficult, that doesn’t mean all […]

When parents are more focused on the legal process of divorce and their own emotional needs than their children’s needs, those children are irreparably harmed by divorce – and they suffer due to parents who are unable to parent and divorce at the same time. […]

If you suspect that you’re heading for a divorce, you’re not alone. Many people can tell that their marriage is struggling long before they decide to file for divorce. Even if you’re not committed to ending your marriage, this time before you make things official […]

1.     Hash out what you can before engaging professionals Can any of your negotiations begin around the kitchen table? By setting a baseline of what you see eye-to-eye on before engaging professionals, you establish a level of trust with your spouse. As much as any […]

Getting married is one of your life’s most important and biggest decisions. It’s difficult to find the perfect one, so when you think you’ve finally found your soul mate, you get married and naturally assume this marriage will last forever. But what if it doesn’t? […]

1. You Doubt Your Feelings and Reality Due to the various techniques the abuser has used, you may initially doubt that you are being abused at all. Instead, you may try to convince yourself that the treatment you are receiving “isn’t that bad,” or perhaps […]