During a divorce, distributing shared assets can be difficult. This is especially true in the case of stock options.Throughout the course of marriage, couples can contribute to joint funds together or invest in property. When the marriage ends, however, determining what happens to stock options and assets accrued over the years can get unfair or confusing.Details
The holiday season is a notoriously stressful time for many people, and for those with shared custody of their children, it can present some complex challenges.
However, with a little planning and a dash of preparation, there’s no reason why your child’s festive celebrations won’t be as enjoyable as anyone else’s.Details
Premarital agreements are seen as a safety net for engaged couples in case something goes wrong. Negotiated before they say “I do,” the contract sets out how property will be divided in the event of divorce. If one spouse is wealthier than another, it often protects that property from going to the poorer party.Details
A divorce is a painful process to go through, and can be a difficult time to make the proper decisions. Do not make it hard on yourself by making common divorce mistakes that can cost you time, money and often unnecessary heartache. By knowing them, you can avoid them.Details
It may sound ridiculous, but when you’re engaged in divorce proceedings, any amount of digital evidence can be used in your divorce case. As one young man learned the hard way, even Pokemon Go can cause relationship strife.
Obviously, the cases in which Pokemon Go holds truly incriminating data are few and far between. But as technology like this wildly popular app surround our day-to-day routines, it certainly raises an important question.Details
When divorced parents come to live in different residences, only one parent can claim a child as a dependent. The IRS provides information about this matter in Publication 504, which covers divorced and separated individuals. You and your former spouse should talk about these things as they affect the issue at hand, specifically well before tax season.Details
A collaborative divorce is often a great option to reduce your legal costs and any lingering feelings of resentment after a divorce. While the goal of a collaborative divorce is to settle every issue, sometimes that isn’t possible.
If you can’t come to a full agreement, you don’t need to go to a family law judge. Arbitration or mediation can help you find a fair resolution to your disagreements.
A study found that moms in 1965 played with and taught their children for 36 minutes each day, and in 1998 moms were playing with and teaching their children for nearly 130 minutes each day.
Given the difficulties of balancing work and family life, are today’s parents getting enough alone time?Details