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Why Litigating Your Divorce Can Be A Costly Mistake

In a recent story published by the AP News Organization, a New York father who said no to his toddler son’s demand for a McDonald’s meal was branded an inept parent by the psychologist appointed by the court to assist … Continue reading

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Establishing Credit Before you Get Divorced

Divorce is one of the leading causes of bankruptcy in the United States. That’s because many people do not take the right precautions prior to the divorce. And women are often the more vulnerable since they may believe that after … Continue reading

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Divorce and Social Security – Some very important facts you should know.

What are you entitled to with regards to social security?  Just because you are no longer married, are you not entitled to receive spousal social security?  There are some very important facts that you should be aware of when it … Continue reading

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What To Do About the Family Home in Divorce

While going through divorce, deciding what to do with the family home can be an emotional issue, as well as, a financial one.   I find that the best way to begin the decision-making process, is to start fact gathering.   First, … Continue reading

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Avoid These Financial Mistakes When Planning Your Divorce

Often divorce is not just a simple parting of ways, it’s a parting of households. Everything that you once owned together has to be divided between two households now, and that can take its toll on anyone, both emotionally and … Continue reading

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Protect Your Credit Score During Your Divorce

If you are going through a divorce, you should immediately begin taking steps to protect your credit score. Your financial future depends on a good credit rating. Here are some tips for handling your finances during and after your divorce … Continue reading

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How will all the assets be divided?

The divorce process involves a financial as well as an emotional separation. Which assets and liabilities will you own post-divorce, and which will be owned by your former spouse? If the divorce is uncontested or collaborative, the two parties may … Continue reading

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The “Gray” Divorce, and the Benefits and Importance of the Collaborative Team

The number of couples divorcing after the age of 50 has been growing tremendously over the past twenty years. In my own collaborative divorce practice, I am seeing a definite trend towards what has become known as the “gray” divorce. … Continue reading

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Divorce and Finances

If you are thinking of, or are in the process of a divorce, it is very important to understand this process and know the rules. This will reduce your stress level and make your life so much easier. It can … Continue reading

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Settling Your Divorce: How Do You Know if You are Getting a Good Deal?

 By Cary B. Stamp CFP®, CDFA™ Divorce in Florida Most divorce cases in Florida are settled long before they are even scheduled for trial. Mediation sessions and attorney negotiations usually lead to a reasonable outcome in most cases. Unfortunately, it … Continue reading

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