One of the many considerations individuals face when divorcing is how to deal with taxes. There are many tax ramifications of divorce. Understanding how to handle personal income taxes both before and after your divorce will help you avoid unexpected tax consequences or an audit.
An uncontested divorce is one in which both parties mutually reach a divorce agreement outside of court. In almost all cases, an uncontested divorce is far less costly and time-consuming than a contested divorce. If the divorcing couples are in agreement and/or have negotiated and decided on the terms of their divorce, though, is there a need to hire a lawyer at all?
The household pet is often considered to be an important part of the family. The unspoken joy provided by a pet is a great source of comfort for many. You rely on your pet to help you through stressful times, but what happens when divorce threatens your companionship?
Although this is true for both gendered spouses, in many cases, women are often the disadvantaged spouse when it comes to finances in a marriage. For many women, especially those who have been stay-at-home mothers or whose husbands have handled all of the finances during the marriage, the internal conflict they experience when deciding whether to divorce or remain married persists before, during and even after divorce proceedings are concluded. Leaving a known situation, the newly-divorced woman may feel that she is embarking on a journey alone. Concerns about child care, finances, housing and career opportunities must be confronted and addressed. If you are in this situation, you are aware of these issues. As isolating as the situation can be, however, it is important to remember that you are not alone and these initial concerns can be resolved.
Being bullied is not something that only happens to kids. Bullying can also occur between two adults as well. This can happen when an intimate relationship begins to sour. For some people, the bullying behavior can become so bad that they are afraid to initiate divorce proceedings for fear of the reaction of the other person.
Social media has been known to cause a few divorces, but what many people may not realize is that it can also damage your case once you are already involved in the divorce process. A simple word of advice is to be careful with social media and to closely consider these five ways social media can hurt people in a divorce:
Divorce can be costly, even after the divorce has been finalized. Mistakes in how a divorce is handled can have far-reaching consequences. Knowing how to avoid mistakes now can save you a lot in the future. Read on to learn how to avoid five big financial mistakes people make when divorcing.
It is not easy to build a family business from the ground up. Whether you and your spouse started the company or it was in one of your families prior to your marriage, there is much at stake in the event of divorce.
It has been over a year since federal Judge Barbara Crabb overturned Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage. However, some of the rights of gay and lesbian couples in Wisconsin remain unclear today, particularly when it comes to divorce.
We have all seen it before: A friend or family member airs their dirty laundry out on Facebook. Maybe you have even been that friend or family member. It's understandable. Facebook is always there for us, just a few clicks away, when we need to vent.