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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...