Going through a divorce can be an expensive process, especially if there are high-value assets involved or significant tension between you and your former partner. However, even when a divorce is headed toward an amicable settlement, it can be very difficult to divide marital property, financial assets, debts and items of value as you plan for a life without your spouse.
A recently released study from Pew Research found that about 40 percent of all new marriages in 2013 included at least one spouse who had been previously married, and nearly 20 percent were between couples in which both partners had been married in the past.
For many years, the results of numerous studies indicated that women who had the same or more education compared to their husbands were more likely to get divorced. However, a recent study published in the American Sociological Review suggests this trend may have stopped as early as the late 1990s.
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For parents with a child who has special needs, divorce poses additional challenges.
A recent study reveals new risks for married women who become seriously ill over the age of 50.
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For divorcing couples with high net worth, high profile financial solutions are sometimes necessary.
When a divorce is finalized, most people are ready to set aside legalities and get on with life. Before you do, there are a few important actions you should take to protect your financial well-being in the long run.
Even carefully crafted divorce agreements and orders are not immune to life changes. An economic downturn or upturn, children growing up, new relationships and other circumstances may make it necessary to review agreed-upon support and custody arrangements. When that happens, it is important to understand how post-judgment modifications work.