7 Steps in Taking Control of Your Personal Finances While Married, Single or Divorced

It's common knowledge that financial stress during the marriage is one of the major causes for divorce. It also is one of the major causes of stress in single people, whether they're married or divorced. However, taking control of your personal finances (no matter how old you are or regardless of your marital state), is not as complicated as many people believe.

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How to Use a Divorce Mission Statement to Create a Less Expensive and More Successful Divorce


It is a well-known fact that successful people plan and organize their lives. Often they use a personal mission statement to assist them in doing so. Personal mission statements are an important component of leadership and personal development. It forces you to think deeply about your life, clarify purposes, and identify what is truly important for you.

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How to Protect Personal Assets During Divorce


While we strive to protect financial resources during divorce, our protective instinct intensifies when it comes to personal assets - - particularly collections we have cultivated over the years. Learn what is yours that can become theirs during a divorce and what you can do about it.

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Beware of Divorce Preparation During the Holidays


Most peoples' attention during the end‑of-year holidays are focused on celebration, picking out the perfect gift for loved ones, and enjoying this festive season. However, for those people who are contemplating divorce at the beginning of the new year, December is simply a month where each day is a countdown to leaving an unfulfilling marriage. Divorce attorneys often call the first working Monday of January each year: "Divorce day".

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How to Deal With Your Teenager During the Holidays, Before or After Divorce

 

Raising a teenager while you're married is not an easy task. It becomes even more difficult if you're divorced or single. Teenagers have a tendency to reject any and all "old ways" of doing things. Consequently, you can re-involve your teenager in the Christmas spirit by creating new family traditions that they, and potentially their younger siblings, can also enjoy.

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Sofia Vergara Has a Modern Family Problem - Who Controls My Frozen Embryos

The star of the sitcom series "Modern Family", Sofia Vergara, and her former fiancé, Nick Loeb, have been locked in a court battle regarding eggs fertilized by his sperm. During their relationship, Ms. Vergara had a number of her embryos fertilized by Mr. Loeb's sperm.

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Separated Couples: How to Survive the Holidays

The holidays are already a time for inherent stress. Stir in an impending divorce and the resultant mixture can be less than delightful. If you are a separated couple, try these ways for putting some joy back in your season.

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What Will Happen to Your Assets without a Prenuptial Agreement?

Florida law requires an equitable, or fair, division of property between spouses when divorcing. All marital assets and debts (those acquired/taken on both separately and together during the marriage regardless whose name in which the asset is titled in) will be divided.  In Florida, the law presumes the marital assets will be divided equally between the divorcing parties.

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Can I Press Charges for Parental Alienation?

Parental Alienation is an extremely serious issue that can have long-lasting effects on your children including low self-esteem, self-hatred, lack of trust, depression, substance abuse and other forms of addiction. It is imperative, as a divorcing parent in Florida, that you recognize the signs of Parental Alienation and know what legal recourse you have if it is occurring. 

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Four Reasons Why You Should Consider Collaborative Divorce If You’re Over 50​

Divorces are never easy. Divorcing after 50 can certainly complicate an already difficult process. Couples who are older in age and who have been married for a long period of time accumulate more marital assets and liabilities and higher incomes. This does not mean, however, that the process can’t be cooperative. Let’s look at a few reasons why Collaborative Divorce benefits older couples.

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What to do when your ex begins badmouthing you to your kids