The laws surrounding termination of alimony vary from state-to-state, but the general sentiment is clear: If your former spouse is engaged in a marriage-like relationship with a member of the opposite … [Read more...]
What do marathons and divorce have in common? They both go for miles and miles, and have have a long road to the finish line. Most who have been through a divorce will tell you that it is a marathon, … [Read more...]
As Seen in the Huffington Post … 5 Reasons Why Alimony Should Be Reduced or Terminated if You’re Living With Someone
1. If you are living with someone else, your financial need has likely been reduced or eliminated, thereby reducing or eliminating your need for spousal support. 2. If you are living with someone … [Read more...]
As Seen in the Huffington Post … Is the Size of your Wallet Proportionate to the Cost of Your Divorce?
Have you ever felt like the price of items suddenly went up when you walked into a store? Surely, it's just your imagination. What about the costs for professional services? Is it possible that fees … [Read more...]
A few things can jeopardize an alimony obligation... death, remarriage or that elusive term used for describing an exclusive marriage-like relationship, "cohabitation."Cohabitation means that a couple … [Read more...]
Your former spouse is in a new relationship... hurray! Could there be wedding bells in the future? Maybe. But, if you're paying your ex alimony, there isn't much motivation to remarry (and give up … [Read more...]
As Seen in the Huffington Post – Which Would You Choose — Mediation or Litigation – When Seeking Child Support Modification?
Since the amount of child support one is required to contribute is formulary and based on statutory guidelines, it stands to reason then that modification of child support would be requested when … [Read more...]
Self-soothing is an action taken to make oneself feel better about something. Babies self-soothe with pacifiers and blankies. Addicts self-soothe with nicotine, alcohol and other pharmaceuticals. … [Read more...]
Financial issues are often cited as the number one reason couples divorce. So it stands to reason, then, that at a time when our country is suffering with 9.1% unemployment and a volatile market, … [Read more...]
Why is it that as most new relationships develop, couples tend to see each other naked before seeing each other's bank accounts? Is it because their financial status is more private and personal than … [Read more...]