Asset Division

International marriages, where one partner is from a country different than their spouse, are on the increase around the world. In North Carolina, the amount of foreign-born individuals has increased from 1.7% in 1990 to 7.3% in 2011. Statistics show that about half the immigrants that move into an area…

Chase recently announced that the bank will no longer offer customers the ability to have a joint credit card. While it might make sense to couples to open a shared account, it can actually make matters more difficult during a divorce. The key issue with a joint account is liability. Joint cardholders…

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Saving for retirement is important for everyone. But it is particularly important for people who are in their 50s or 60s who are nearing retirement age – the same age group that has experienced a marked increase in divorce. Much has been reported on “gray divorce” in America. Recent research…

Divorced wife discussing how to discover hidden assets

Money is easily the most contentious point in any divorce. But do you really have a solid view of your family’s financial picture? Unfortunately, many spouses don’t. Now, a company that specializes in finding hidden matrimonial assets has launched a new blog intended to help divorcing couples ensure they aren’t being financially…

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Technology allows us to take care of many issues surrounding divorce without being in the awkward situation of confronting your soon-to-be-ex. For instance, if you need to review some separation documents, a divorce lawyer may be able to e-mail them to you securely and confidentially. Couples that split up will ultimately have…