11. Understand Debt Obligations Just because it’s listed in one person’s name doesn’t mean it’s not marital. Also, some states do not divide marital debt if it’s just in one person’s name. 12. Don’t Forget About Beneficiary Designations For best results, handle beneficiary designations and […]

For simplicity, let’s assume that the wife is the lower wage-earning spouse in the examples below. If a couple has been married for 10 years or longer and they get divorced, the wife is still entitled to half of her ex-husband’s Social Security Retirement Benefits […]