How to Have an Amicable Divorce

How to Have an Amicable Divorce

You didn’t imagine you’d be in this situation when you said your vows. I’m not going to ask you to be happy about it right now. But I will tell you that a divorce doesn’t have to be a torturous process filled with screaming matches, angry courtroom scenes, or...
Health Insurance After Divorce: How to Get Coverage

Health Insurance After Divorce: How to Get Coverage

If you’re getting divorced and you’ve been covered by your spouse’s health insurance, you’re probably going to lose that coverage. Once the divorce is final, you can no longer be on your spouse’s plan. In most instances, you have a bit of...
DIY Divorce Pitfalls

DIY Divorce Pitfalls

It’s tempting to try to save money on your divorce by doing it yourself. After all, few of us like to spend money on things we’re probably not going to enjoy. But skimping on your divorce is a dangerous prospect. Divorce is a complex legal process. If you...
Will I Have to Pay Alimony?

Will I Have to Pay Alimony?

If you’re in the early stages of a divorce or considering divorce, you probably have a lot of questions about the money stuff. Will I be broke after this divorce? Will I have to pay alimony? And if so, will I have enough money to support myself? Divorce is stressful...
In a Divorce, Who Gets the 401k?

In a Divorce, Who Gets the 401k?

While divorce can be a trying time emotionally, the legal aspects of a divorce are largely financial. How can a court separate out all the assets that a couple has acquired during their marriage? Or, if you’re negotiating a pre-court settlement, how can you and your...