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February 2011 Archives

Six topics divorcing couples need to understand - Part II

As discussed in the previous post, divorcing couples should consider how the decisions they make today will impact their future financial security. In the last post, we discussed three areas that divorcing parties must understand: division of property, the definition of property, and assets. In this post we will present three more areas that should not be overlooked.

Six topics divorcing couples need to understand - Part I

If the quote "marriage is all about love and divorce is all about money" is true then it is important for those facing divorce to plan accordingly. Without proper planning with regards to financial decisions during a divorce, people may put their financial futures at risk.

Madonna facing lawsuit for visitation rights of her daughter

There are numerous celebrities who adopt children from third-world countries in order to provide better lives for them. In most situations, the public sees celebrities with their newly adopted children, and the media casts a positive light on them. The children may make guest appearances in paparazzi photos, but that is often all that is heard of them for years.

Part two: Mistakes to avoid with alimony

In our last post, we talked generally about the mistakes some women make with their alimony payments. Rather than using the money as an investment into their futures, many women are careless with their funds, and they blow through large settlements in a short amount of time.

Part one: Mistakes to avoid with alimony

We live in an age in which divorce is an ever-common occurrence. However, with the end of marriage, many individuals also develop a sense of entitlement - an expectation that an ex spouse will continue to support them financially. Alimony (also called spousal support) is a financial payment that may be awarded to one spouse to help him or her maintain the style of living to which he or she has is accustomed to.

Asset division difficult in Milian and The Dream's divorce

In an earlier post we discussed the divorce between Christina Milian and Tarius Nash. At that point, various celebrity news sources made the divorce seem amicable, and MTV reported that the two had already reached an agreement regarding the terms of their child support, spousal support and the division of assets.

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