Estate Planning and How It is Used in Divorces

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Divorce is the outcome of a failed marriage. The dissolving of a marital partnership should also involve both divorcing spouses estate plan during the divorce and post-divorce. In most cases, a divorcing spouse is not legally removed from receiving financial benefits under their other divorcing spouse’s Last Will and Testament or Trust while the divorce […]

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Special Circumstances Surrounding High Net Worth Divorces

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Divorce is never easy. It is costly, time-consuming, and emotionally draining. Divorce is even more  complex with a high net worth divorce. Mainly, there are more financial assets which need to be divided and oftentimes these assets are more complex so they cannot be as easily divided as normal. A divorce attorney near you in […]

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Collaborative Divorce and Why it is a Good Alternative to Litigation

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Not all divorces are contentious. If you and your partner are separating very amicably, a collaborative divorce may be a serious option to consider. In a collaborative divorce, the divorcing couple use reasonable, respectful, and civil negotiations to settle the issues in their divorce instead of battling them out in court. It’s still a fairly […]

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