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Shared parenting will not work with abuse

An abusive marriage is a tragedy for the victim, as well as any children who are involved. While many parents will consider arrangements for raising the children that allow them to work as a team, this isn't a suitable option when there is a history of domestic violence.

Getting divorced? Don’t forget to update your estate plan

Divorce is never as simple as having a few meetings with your divorce lawyer and going before a judge in Wyomissing. For instance, if you and your wife started a business together, it might take months of valuation procedures before you can agree on a total value of the company in order to fairly divide it as part of the settlement. This is just one of many issues you will have to address during the divorce process.

Guidelines for your prenup

So maybe your first marriage did not end well. It happens. Millions of people have walked down the aisle only to find themselves speaking to a divorce lawyer 10, 20 or 30 years later. Simply because it did not work out the first time does not mean you should not get married again in the future. However, before you tie the knot again, put to use the lessons you learned the first time.

Tips to protect your retirement in case of divorce

Divorce often takes a huge financial toll. This is mostly due to the fact that you have to divide all of your marital assets with your ex. This includes your home in Wyomissing, the cars, investment portfolio and even your retirement accounts. Since you have probably been planning for your retirement for most of your adult life, you may be especially concerned that your impending divorce will affect it.

Could a postnuptial agreement help prevent your divorce?

Most people who follow modern pop culture are familiar with the idea of a prenuptial agreement. These documents allow people with substantial assets to outline the expectations for their marriage, as well as how the division of assets and spousal support should get handled in the event of a divorce. Fewer people understand the similar, but notably different, postnuptial agreement.

Your property division checklist

There are so many things to keep track of in a divorce that it can be easy to forget what's important. It seems like each area has its potential issues and problems that estate planners have to address. Take asset division, for example. If you forget to consider capital gains tax liabilities on a valuable piece of property, you could be in serious trouble.

Questions about health crises and child custody modifications

Let's say you just had a heart attack and you're worried how you're going to keep paying your child support. Fortunately, you survived the heart attack and your doctor expects you to be okay as long as you make a few life changes. You need to spend two months resting. In fact, your doctor doesn't want you to return to your manual labor job because of the strain it has on your heart.

3 tips for running a business together after divorce

If you have a thriving business, one question you might have is how you can continue working with your ex-spouse after a divorce. For some people, it's simply not possible because of conflicts, but for many, it is possible to remain business partners in the best interests of the business itself.

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