A recent report from Business Insider states prenuptial agreements are on the rise.
The unprecedented wealth divided between the couple in the Bezos divorce has led those in the legal community to refer to the split as “the Godzilla of all divorces.” Information made public by the couple shows the divorce of the multi-billionaire Amazon founder will likely result in the transfer of an almost $40 billion stake in the massive online retail company.
A number of factors impact the cost of divorce. A relatively young couple will generally have a less expensive divorce compared to an older couple while an amicable split generally results in a lower cost compared to a contentious divorce.
Article after article is bringing attention to the fact that divorce amongst those over the age of 50 is on the rise. The trend has even got its own catch phrase: “gray divorce.” Research shows the divorce rate within this age group has doubled throughout the country in the last thirty years. Now researchers are asking another question: is it more expensive?
Summer is a time to relax and catch up on family time. Unfortunately, for couples that find themselves struggling with their marriage, it can also be a time that highlights and even exacerbates marital discord.
The upcoming Father’s Day celebrations provides an opportunity to discuss some of the tools we, as parents, can use to proactively build our relationship with our children. Divorce changes our roles as parents, but we can take steps to better ensure the change is positive.
Maybe one of you got a new job, has started a new relationship or simply wants to move to be closer to family. Whatever the reason, parents may feel the need to change a child custody arrangement.
You likely noticed how difficult tax season was this year. News update after update discussed unforeseen problems and unexpected tax obligations. The reason for the surprises: a new tax law.
Even an amicable divorce is an upheaval in one’s personal life. Once the negotiations and court dates are complete, both parties can generally put the legal side of things behind them and get on with their lives.
Whether initiating or not, those who are in the midst of a divorce likely have many questions. One question to take into consideration: does the timing of my divorce matter?