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March 10, 2017

Facts about Spousal Maintenance in Illinois

Divorce Finances, Illinois spousal support



We understand that the availability of spousal maintenance can be a considerable factor in whether a spouse wishes to pursue divorce. If there is an income disparity between divorcing spouses, spousal maintenance may be available. For the lesser-earning spouse, knowing that spousal maintenance is available and at what level may give the spouse more security when deciding […]

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July 22, 2016

Money over Marriage: Financial Implications of Divorce

Divorce Finances



Couples entering the honeymoon phase are so excited that the nuts and bolts of marriage often take second place. The financial aspects of marriage can be tricky territory with spouses sometimes leading with their hearts and not their heads. About 40 to 50 percent of married couples in the United States are divorcing.The question of earnings and […]

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July 15, 2016

High Asset Divorce: Planning Your Strategy before You File

Complex Divorce, Divorce, Divorce Finances



When it comes to divorce, the planning you do now can greatly impact your future. This is especially true in complex, high net worth divorces where the earning potential or assets of one party is significantly impaired. If you are a dependent spouse and about to embark on a divorce, know how to protect yourself against a […]

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June 6, 2016

Financial Security after Divorce

Divorce Finances



If you are going through divorce or anticipating marital dissolution, there are seemingly hundreds of things to think about and to plan for. Figuring out your post-divorce financial plan is one of the most important things you can do to ensure that you are set once the divorce is finalized and you are living on your own, […]

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May 24, 2016

Understanding Military Divorce Finances

Military Divorce



Divorce is a complicated and difficult process no matter the specifics. If, however, you are in the military or your soon-to-be ex-spouse is in the military, there are several specific factors you will need to take into consideration when facing the divorce process. These include, but are not limited to, the splitting of military benefits, […]

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March 10, 2016

Divorce Finances: Protecting Yourself Financially after a Divorce

Divorce Finances



Because a divorce can be such an emotionally draining experience, it is natural to breathe a sigh of relief after it is over. However, even after a divorce there is still important work to do. You need to take steps to protect your financial future. Check Your Accounts Often in a divorce there is a court order […]

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December 10, 2015

Health Insurance after Divorce

Divorce Finances



Healthcare has been a trending news topic for several years now, with the passage of Obamacare and the extension of insurance policies for millions of uninsured Americans. So if you are headed for divorce and have to reconsider what type of health insurance plan you will enroll in, it may be last on your list of things […]

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November 2, 2015

Preparing for Divorce: Getting Finances in Order

Divorce Finances



Finances during marital dissolution can be one of the most difficult aspects of the process, and many people fail to take appropriate steps in order to maintain financial security after the divorce is finalized. The most important step to finding financial stability after divorce is to speak with a qualified family lawyer, who can help you to […]

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