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Brendan Lyle

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3 Pieces of Divorce Advice You Shouldn't Follow

(2) Comments | Posted September 1, 2015 | 10:10 AM

Divorce is tough for anyone and though friends and family can be a wonderful support system during these times, their advice might not always be in your best interest. Become familiar with the three most common tips divorcees receive that cause more harm than good:

You can do everything...

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Top 3 Times When It's Okay to Say "No" in Divorce Proceedings

(0) Comments | Posted October 7, 2014 | 5:13 PM

Divorcing your husband or wife should never be taken lightly, and the process of doing so is one that can affect the rest of your life. This is why, even for you bashful people-pleasers (you know who you are), it's important to stand up for yourself every step of the...

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Bitcoin Is the Perfect Crime for Scheming Divorcees, But Why?

(1) Comments | Posted July 8, 2014 | 12:18 PM

While the digital currency Bitcoin may seem like something out of a sci-fi movie, it is very much a reality and can be the perfect way for devious divorcees to hide assets in an untraceable form.

For years now, soon-to-be ex-spouses have been using every method in the book...

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Can Technology Be an Enemy in Divorce? You'd Be Surprised

(0) Comments | Posted June 18, 2014 | 1:10 PM

Technology can quickly turn from your best friend to your worst enemy while divorcing with the help of your soon-to-be ex-spouse. This isn't to say that all spouses are snoopers, but many will use technology to tap into your personal life and invade your privacy extensively even after separation. It's...

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Divorce Is Not a One-Size-Fits-All Business, So Why Do It Online?

(5) Comments | Posted April 8, 2014 | 2:13 PM

Technology can be great for grocery shopping or food deliveries, especially for those of us who appreciate convenience. However, it may not be the best tool to use in divorce. Technology can be a great facilitator in a number of circumstances, but its features aren't meant to handle a process...

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After Divorce, Women Rebound Faster But Stay In Poverty Longer

(6) Comments | Posted October 22, 2012 | 2:30 PM

Men take more time to recover emotionally from a divorce, but women suffer a longer-lasting financial hit.

That's according to the Australian Institute of Family Studies, reports the Sydney Morning Herald.

The institute's research shows that, after a divorce, women's household incomes dropped significantly, especially in the first...

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Finding Your Ex's Hidden Assets

(75) Comments | Posted July 12, 2012 | 3:05 AM

You've decided to divorce and your ex has offered a financial settlement. The offer seems awfully low, but your ex claims it's half of everything the two of you have.

It's possible that you or your ex have made an honest mistake. But it's also possible that your former...

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Divorce: Keeping Your New Life Private

(6) Comments | Posted June 1, 2012 | 12:29 PM

A lawyer friend remembers a divorcing couple who jealously guarded every bit of personal information from the other spouse. It didn't matter how small or mundane the detail was -- they adamantly opposed any situation that could reveal it.

A carpenter came to fix a lose floor board? Someone...

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Your Five Best Moves Before You Decide to Divorce

(21) Comments | Posted May 16, 2012 | 12:10 PM

If you're considering divorce, you've got a lot on your mind. Whether you're certain you want to split or still considering whether your marriage can be saved, there are five crucial things you should do before taking more definite action.

Know your family's assets. Have a solid sense of your...

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Top 5 Ways to Ensure Financial Security During your Divorce

(6) Comments | Posted April 23, 2012 | 12:10 PM

Divorce can be an emotional and financial roller-coaster ride for most people. In addition to the great emotional burden that people face, financial concerns can also weigh heavily on your decision making, especially before your divorce is finalized. Here are five tips for taking the financial pain out of your...

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