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October 14, 2016

Protecting Your Assets in a Domestic Partnership

Civil Unions



Relationships are complicated. Even marriages entered into in good faith can face difficulties down the line and can have very messy endings. There can be long, complicated, contentious and drawn out proceedings when it comes to the split and who gets what. Personal property, major decision-making powers, and control over assets, children, and financial support […]

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August 23, 2016

Covering All QDRO Bases in a Divorce

Division of Property



There are many financial assets that divorcing couples must decide how they will divide up. One of the most common assets is the retirement account or accounts they may have. It is not uncommon – especially if the marriage has been a long one – for a percentage of one spouse’s retirement account to be […]

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April 15, 2016

Understanding Marital Property

Division of Property, Divorce Finances



If you are facing divorce, the division of assets can be one of the more daunting aspects of the process. Not only is there an emotional component to doing so, but it can be difficult to determine what of your possession are considered eligible for equitable distribution, and what is considered personal property. A basic rule of […]

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February 8, 2016

Division of Assets during a Divorce

Division of Property



All couples — even those that are not planning on divorcing — should prepare their assets and investments in a way that they can be fairly divided. If, however, you did not manage your finances and are planning on divorce, know that you are not alone. Many couples miss this important aspect of financial planning. The […]

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