Many young couples don't put much value on the retirement accounts and savings that are divided in divorce. For many in their 20s and 30s, items like houses and vehicles are seen as more important than the IRAs and 401k accounts.
Everything changes for most people during a divorce. Most people take time to reassess many aspects of their lives once they get through the divorce process. One of the most important aspects of this reassessment involves your finances.
Most of us these days use social media as an outlet to express themselves. Facebook, twitter and other social media platforms can be a great way to express our feelings to many people we know. However, this approach can be extremely dangerous during a divorce.
When you get divorced, you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse will likely be required to complete a financial affidavit. This legal document is necessary so that the courts can have an overview of your finances, and it is critical that this document is complete and accurate.
When a high asset divorce lands on the family table, many Georgia couples anticipate a complex property division process or a frenetic legal battle. They have reason to dread the prospect, as most complex, high asset divorces are fraught with battles. After all, with so much at stake in terms of high net worth assets and marital property, both parties want their fair share.
It's no secret that family law proceedings can be emotional and fraught with tension. This is understandable -- a great deal can be at stake, and not just from a financial perspective in a divorce. Parents are often willing go to battle regarding child custody, for example, and take an aggressive attitude toward their case in order to do right by their children.
Violence against victims in Georgia and nationally obviously takes many forms. With increased frequency, stalking is becoming more of a problem across the country, with millions of persons being victimized by this form of harassment.
The Huffington Post published some year-end information recently that it termed “some of the most interesting facts published about divorce in 2013.”
Prenuptial agreements in Georgia and other states are far more common these days than they used to be, for a host of reasons.
As has been noted by a number of divorce commentators and media stories focused on the topic, one age-group demographic has bucked the overall trend of a declining divorce rate in recent years.