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Why You Need a Social Media Clause in Your Divorce

Brette Sember | Posted 02.26.2015 | Divorce
Brette Sember

Just as you change your will after your divorce, you should change your Facebook legacy person. Including social media in your divorce will fully protect all of your interests.

Divorce Settlements and Higher Education

Brad Reid | Posted 05.11.2014 | Divorce
Brad Reid

Traditionally, emancipation occurs at adulthood although there may be a continuing obligation to support a disabled child or legislation may impose special obligations. Child support obligations cannot be eliminated by a private contract or discharged in bankruptcy.

The 3 People Every Divorcee Needs On Her Team

Jeffrey A. Landers | Posted 05.02.2012 | Divorce
Jeffrey A. Landers

Deciding to proceed ahead with a divorce isn't easy, and whether you reached that conclusion by yourself, were blindsided by a pronouncement from your husband, or something in between, you're probably still a little numb and left wondering, "What do I do now?"

Leaving An Abusive Marriage? 7 Ways To Protect Your Money

Jeffrey A. Landers | Posted 12.30.2011 | Divorce
Jeffrey A. Landers

Divorce is painful -- anyone who has been through the process will attest to that. But, sometimes, divorce is less painful than staying in a relationship that has become abusive.

5 Retirement Issues To Resolve During Your Split (Even If You're Still Young)

Jeffrey A. Landers | Posted 07.27.2011 | Divorce
Jeffrey A. Landers

The vast majority of divorcing women are much younger than their so-called "Golden Years", and yet it's essential that every woman address the issue o...

Can I Take Money Out Of My 401K During My Divorce?

Jeffrey A. Landers | Posted 06.13.2011 | Divorce
Jeffrey A. Landers

"Can my spouse take money out of his/her 401K before or during our divorce?"...

9 Things Women Must Do Before Divorce

Jeffrey A. Landers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Jeffrey A. Landers

I talk with women facing divorce on a daily basis and the emotions they are dealing with are all over the board. But there is one common thread--they ...

How To Divorce-Proof Your Business: Buy-Sell Agreements

Jeffrey A. Landers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Jeffrey A. Landers

There are a number of things that you can do at the "entity" level of your business that could prevent your husband from keeping an ownership interest in your business.

How To Divorce-Proof Your Business: The Prenup

Jeffrey A. Landers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Jeffrey A. Landers

A prenuptial agreement is a contract signed by both parties before their wedding that details what their property...

How To Divorce-Proof Your Business: The Basics

Jeffrey A. Landers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Jeffrey A. Landers

Part 1 in an ongoing series about keeping your business assets safe in the event of divorce. When people get married they are all hoping for the "ha...