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Think about all aspects of your divorce before making decisions

Ending your marriage isn't something that is easy to do. You have to take the time to plan your steps so that you don't make mistakes that could cost you in the long run. We understand that this isn't something that you are taking lightly. We are here to help you plan what you will do and consider all of the options that you have.

Know how to handle divorce issues that might come up

The end of your marriage is something that might come as a shock. Even if you are the one who filed for divorce, the deterioration that led to the filing might have been unforeseen. If you are facing a surprise divorce, you need to make sure that you know what options you have.

Can my spouse challenge our prenuptial agreement?

If you're a person of considerable means, then you should always use a prenuptial agreement when getting married. Of course, as some heavy hitters in Silicon Valley can attest, if your assets are significant enough, your spouse may choose to challenge the agreement in a divorce. While this is very unlikely to succeed, it is technically possible. California tends to side with a prenuptial agreement when it is challenged, but there are some exceptions.

Considerations in spousal support

When a couple decides to divorce, they may not always realize just how complex a process it can be. The law views a marriage much in the same way that it views a business relationship, and there are some very specific legal hoops that must be jumped through to successfully file for a divorce that the court will approve. One of the areas that is commonly misunderstood is the concept of spousal support after a divorce.

Five Ways that a Divorce can Impact Your Credit, Part 1

Divorce can balloon into several different but related problems, most commonly credit issues, and bankruptcy. These issues are complex but manageable with quick and decisive action. This post will continue with the final three tips on ways to protect your credit during a divorce.

If you are unhappy, it may be time to assess your marriage

No matter what rom-coms or romance novels may tell us, we know that maintaining a marriage is hard work. And every couple goes through periods that are especially difficult. If you are currently going through a rough patch, it is possible that with time and a cooperative effort, you and your spouse will get back on track.

What to do about a business when divorcing

All those years ago, when you and your spouse started your business together, you had no way of knowing what the future would hold. Time passed and your business grew. But unfortunately, your relationship also changed and now you are facing a divorce. Divorce for any couple is complicated, but especially so for couples who are also business partners.

Staying strong can help you get a fair divorce settlement

While it may be in your best interests to get a divorce, that does not make the ordeal any less painful. It is very easy and perfectly normal to feel alone and vulnerable when ending a marriage. There are so many worries that can occupy your mind. You may have noticed that long-time friends are starting to keep their distance and seem to be siding with your soon-to-be ex-spouse. Perhaps even your children have expressed anger in your direction.

Embracing the changes caused by a divorce

Even if it provides your best opportunity for a happier future, a divorce can leave you feeling emotionally drained and perhaps even a bit insecure. After all, the path you believed your life was on has taken a serious detour. And as you proceed through the divorce process, there are myriad potential conflicts that can tax both your time and your energies.