Divorce

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Divorce

How to get your finances ready for divorce

Dividing assets and money during your divorce is challenging. If you aren’t careful, you can miss important assets and not receive what you are entitled to in the final divorce decree. Understanding the financial aspects of a divorce will help you protect your...

Dispelling some common divorce myths

People who are unhappy in a marriage might not think that they’ll be able to go through a divorce. This is due in part to some myths about ending a marriage. Understanding the truth about this event may help you to make the decision you feel is best for you without...

Avoid these financial mistakes during your divorce

Divorce is stressful. It can be overwhelming and emotional. Because of this, thinking clearly and making smart decisions can be challenging. Along with changing your life in significant ways, you will also face new financial challenges during and after your divorce....

What happens when your divorce turns toxic?

When people get divorced, sometimes they can still communicate respectfully. It can be hard to be reasonable if there was addiction, adultery or waning interest in the marriage on one person’s part. Still, when there are youngsters to be considered, it helps...

Can you disinherit your spouse in an Illinois will?

Marriage is a complex legal commitment. It is often a religious one as well. Not everyone in an unhappy marriage will choose to divorce even if divorce has become more socially acceptable.  People can grow apart from their spouses over time or can drastically damage...

4 tips for building your post-divorce budget

When you go through a divorce, one of the major changes will be your financial situation. If you and your spouse both work, you’ll lose one source of income following your divorce in most cases. If you earn less, there may be an opportunity to seek support from your...

The top 5 reasons why people divorce

If your marriage is going through a rough patch, you may wonder if it is the beginning of the end or a minor blip in the road. Taking a look at why other couples divorce cannot tell you what to do, yet it may provide some pointers. A recent study attempted to shed...

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