Once you decide to divorce, a good portion of your attention should turn to the well-being of your children. There are many steps you can take to help them through this difficult time.
If you and your spouse are a high-asset couple contemplating a Georgia divorce, you may suspect that (s)he is hiding or attempting to hide marital assets from you in order to keep these assets out of your property settlement negotiations. Unfortunately, asset hiding, a form of illegal financial fraud, is not all that uncommon.
Finding out that you are going to have to pay alimony is tough, especially when you are adjusting to life on a new budget based only on your income. There are many factors that the court considers when it is trying to determine how much these financial support payments will be. One of these is your ability to pay.
When you have children together, a divorce doesn't entirely free you and your ex-spouse to go your separate ways. You still have to work together from time to time for the sake of the children, especially during the holidays.
For you, the main focus of the divorce may be financial. You have significant assets to divide up, and you need to figure out your post-divorce budget.
With any divorce, it is important to know what your assets are before you file. The reasons for this are numerous, but the most important reason to identify your assets is the potential for them to suddenly "disappear."
Now that the holidays are fast approaching, you may find yourself wondering how to co-parent your kids with your soon-to-be ex-spouse. Your children are not babies, but they are not old enough to fully understand what separation means for your family. Though you and their other parent are living in separate households, working out your difficulties to create a feasible co-parenting/child visitation plan can help make things easier and more enjoyable for everyone.
There are many factors that go into determining what type of alimony a person can receive and how much the payments will be if they are ordered. Understanding these can help to ensure that you are prepared for what might happen.
After your divorce is complete, it's natural to have some concerns about child custody. For example, you may not know what to expect when exchanging your children with your ex-spouse.
Prenuptial agreements can help you protect your assets in case of a divorce. If, like an increasing number of American couples, you have entered into a prenup, you may be counting on its provisions to save your business or other important assets from division.
You're planning a divorce. As a business owner, you worry that your spouse -- soon-to-be your ex -- will take half of the company. Is that how it works?
Are you in the process of a divorce or think you may be headed that way? If so, make sure that you don't end up getting a raw deal when you divide the marital assets. It's often smart to have a financial advisor on your team as you go through the process of dividing assets -- particularly if those assets are substantial. The larger the assets that have to be divided, the greater the potential for a serious mistake.
If you've been told that you'll be able to see your children with supervised custody, you may not be sure exactly what that means. You never want any harm to come to your child, so you can't understand why supervision is necessary.
Going through a divorce is an expensive endeavor. For some people, this is also a time that is financially scary because they don't have the money to support themselves. One reason for this is that some spouses remain home to care for the children and the home. In these cases, spousal support might be in order.