Divorce And The Non-Working Spouse: What You Need To Know

Divorce is often a stressful and scary time, but for a non-working spouse, these emotions can be heightened. If you're a stay-at-home parent, the fact that you don't earn an income can make you feel vulnerable during a divorce, causing you to wonder how you will go forward financially. There is a light at the end of the tunnel; however, you must understand your rights. Status Quo If you and your spouse have recently decided to file for divorce, don't feel as though you must run out and get a job right away. Read More 

Not Sure How You’ll Support Yourself After Divorce? 4 Reasons You May Receive Spousal Support

If your spouse has filed for divorce, you may be left wondering how you're going to provide for yourself now that the marriage is over. This is particularly true if you've been the one who has remained in the home, while they were the one who went out and worked. If you have no source of income, you should talk to your attorney about spousal support, especially if the marriage was long-term. Read More 

Do-It-Yourself Divorces: Not The One-Size Fits All Solution For Most Marriages

Is your marriage in trouble and you feel that a divorce is the best way to take care of things? If so, you may be irritated at the prospect of having a lengthy divorce proceeding, and this may have you thinking that a "do-it-yourself divorce" could help you be rid of your spouse quickly so that you can move on with your new life. There are options for people to file for divorces on their own, but handling a divorce is a complicated endeavor, and there is a lot that could go wrong if you do not have legal representation. Read More 

What To Do When The Executor Of An Estate Refuses To Discuss Estate Matters

Do you feel as though the executor of the estate of a loved one is all of a sudden avoiding you? If so, you may not know the best way to legally and morally handle the situation. The following information will provide you with the best approach to this type of situation.  Soft Contact The best way to initially contact the executor of the estate is by email, telephone or text. Read More 

If You Hit The Lottery, Does Your Soon-To-Be Ex-Spouse Get A Share?

Congratulations! You gambled a buck, bought a lottery ticket, and won a cool $100,000! It's your lucky day! Unless, of course, you happen to still be in that state of "separated but not yet single" stage that occurs somewhere between marriage and divorce. In that situation, you may end up having to share your winnings. Here's what you should know. The Laws Of Your State Are An Important Factor The laws of the state that you live in are going to factor strongly in how the situation plays out. Read More