BROOKLYN, New York. Divorce is hard enough. It’s even harder if you learn that your partner is leaving you for another woman or man. Yet, if your marriage is ending due to a straying partner, you may want to consider the potential financial implications involved. For instance, if your ex is spending your shared money […]
Divorce lawyers have seen an increase in the number of clients who gather evidence for their case from their spouse’s social media profiles. In some instances, social media itself is the cause of divorce; in fact, according to ABC News, 33 percent of all divorce filings in 2011 contained the word “Facebook.”
Divorce proceedings can take a serious toll on both your emotional well-being and your wallet. Forbes reminds readers that people who divorce earlier in life have more time to recoup their financial losses, but individuals who separate much later may never be able to regain their footing entirely and retire comfortably.
CNBC reports that there has been a fivefold increase in the number of couples who signed a prenuptial agreement over the past two decades. From pursuing ambitious entrepreneurial endeavors to paying down hefty student loan debt, there are countless reasons why so many couples are now drafting prenups before saying “I do.”
Spouses have an obligation to take care of each other financially, and this obligation does not necessarily end after the divorce. There are various kinds of financial support that the courts can order one spouse to pay the other, and the laws regulating this support vary by state.
On average, 90,000 people are missing in the United States at any given time. People go missing for all sorts of reasons, and many of them are married at the time of their disappearance. But what happens if their loved ones never find them? Is it possible to pursue a divorce when one spouse is […]