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Best Practices for Young Professionals Combining Their Finances

Date: December 7, 2017 Tags: , , Author: Jordan E. Whitaker

For young couples planning to marry, one of the first practical considerations is how they will bring their finances together. Money is often at the root of many marital problems when we counsel people seeking a divorce. Nobody preparing to tie the knot is simultaneously planning how to divide assets when a marriage unravels. However, Read More

Should You Postpone Your Divorce Until After the New Year?

Date: November 15, 2017 Tags: , , Author: Kevin J. Rubin

When a couple ultimately decides on divorce, the spouses typically want to get the matter resolved as quickly and painlessly as possible. However, there may be a financial advantage to staying married through the end of the calendar year. Tax liability is a major factor that should be considered when negotiating a divorce settlement. Couples Read More

Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements are Prudent Planning, Not Reason for Suspicion

Date: September 14, 2017 Tags: , Author: Michael P. Hodes

I have always thought about pre- and postnuptial agreements the same way I think about insurance: I hope I do not have to use it, but I am glad to know it is there in case I do. For newly engaged couples, there are few topics less romantic than a prenuptial agreement. It can be Read More

Back to School after Divorce: Best Practices to Return to a Family Routine

Date: August 3, 2017 Tags: , , Author: Admin

Divorce can affect children in many ways, especially if they’re going back and forth between parents frequently. When the school year begins after a divorce, children can have difficulty returning to their normal routines. During the summer, regular schedules often are put on hold if a child spends the summer at camp or goes on Read More

Digital Assets in Divorce: How Are They Divided?

Date: July 10, 2017 Tags: , , Author: Kevin J. Rubin

With our lives increasingly intertwined with technology, the division of digital assets is an area that shouldn’t be overlooked in a divorce. Digital assets include any content, such as photos, videos, music and documents, stored on smartphones, tablets, computers or remote servers that make up the cloud. Part of any divorce is determining how to Read More

Why do many marriages end in divorce? The answer may not be what you think.

Date: June 13, 2017 Tags: , Author: Amy B. Saul

In family law, it’s one of the questions we hear all the time: “What’s the most common reason people get divorced?” People assume an affair is often to blame for breaking up a marriage. However, many divorce lawyers who have handled all types of family law cases say infidelity typically is a symptom of fundamental Read More

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