Category Archives: Financial

Divorce and your retirement assets

When you’re in the midst of a divorce, you have to juggle so many things.   You need to add to this all the practical issues — and there are many. Let’s start with the fact that retirement benefits are not automatically split during a divorce. Just like other marital assets, a divorce court judge or […]

Divorcing Parents: Don’t Bring Your Battles to Court

Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at http://www.DivorceSeminarCenter.com  By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT  You’re getting divorced and you’re angry, resentful, hurt, vindictive or any combination of other painful emotions. You want to lash out, to get back at your spouse or boost your own sense of esteem. Hiring the most aggressive litigious divorce lawyer you can […]

Stages of a divorced father’s life

  Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at http://www.DivorceSeminarCenter.com Stage 1: Ambivalence Over the Divorce The immediate changes in your life may lead you to ask whether you have done the right thing. Going to sleep and waking up without the children in the house and no contact with them for weeks at a time […]

Divorce Overseas

Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at http://www.DivorceSeminarCenter.com The United States Department of State posts this information on divorce overseas: DISCLAIMER: THE INFORMATION IN THIS CIRCULAR IS PROVIDED FOR GENERAL INFORMATION ONLY AND MAY NOT BE TOTALLY ACCURATE IN A PARTICULAR CASE. QUESTIONS INVOLVING INTERPRETATION OF SPECIFIC U.S. STATE OR FOREIGN LAWS SHOULD BE ADDRESSED […]

Tax consequences of divorce

Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at http://www.DivorceSeminarCenter.com divorce, annulment or legal separation can complicate your tax return. Take an active role in how your divorce decree is written, and understand the terms in it. The more familiar you are with the terms and agreement, the better you’ll understand the tax implications. Alimony Alimony is […]

Is divorce too easy?

Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at http://www.StartRebuilding.com   Sara and Tim, both in their 50’s, have been together for two years. Both have been previously married and divorced. When they met, they fell madly in love, which lasted for a few months. Then the conflicts started. Both Sara and Tim left their marriages because […]

Divorce tax traps to avoid

Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at http://www.StartRebuilding.com   LIKE ANY MAJOR financial transaction, divorce has serious tax implications. And pitfalls galore for unwary individuals. Don’t expect much help from your divorce attorney. These folks are often surprisingly ignorant about taxes (and disinclined to admit it). So it’s up to you to become educated on […]

More families move in together during housing crisis

 Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at http://www.StartRebuilding.com Divorcing couples. While hard times can often strain marriages, the housing downturn may be curbing divorces. The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers also says it’s seeing divorce rates fall. Overall, 37% of members said they see a decrease in divorce cases, according to a November report. Members […]

Marriage, divorce and the economy: No excuse for irresponsible parenting

Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at http://www.StartRebuilding.com   By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT Is our down-turned economy having an effect on divorce in the United States and other nations around the world? While it’s too early for statistical evidence, reports from marriage counselors and divorce attorneys around the globe are in agreement. They’re finding many […]

Crucial characteristics of lasting love

Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at http://www.DivorceSeminarCenter.com Wonder if your new romance has what it takes to be long term? Dating experts share some top characteristics of lasting love, below. By Dee Anne Merriman First comes that split second of physical attraction. Next, that thrilling feeling of chemistry. But when the veil of romance […]