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A brief guide to alimony

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If you’re thinking of getting a divorce as a stay-at-home mum or dependent spouse, you’ve probably thought of alimony. Alimony is an amount of money paid by a supporting partner to a dependent partner. These payments may be made continuously or as a lump sum. Usually, you can agree with your spouse, who gets alimony…
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Divorce as a stay-at-home mom

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Divorce is a life-changing and challenging experience for anyone. But, for a stay-at-home mom, it can be frustrating since you depend on your spouse’s income for support. Therefore, before filing for divorce, it’s vital to plan to be prepared financially and emotionally. First, begin by obtaining all your financial records from credit card statements, tax…
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How mediation actually works

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Clients often ask how this process actually operates. While explaining how the mediation process should proceed and discussing all obligations and responsibilities, the attorney’s aim is to maintain a neutral position. All sides are encouraged to start by providing a clear picture of exactly where they stand. Areas of disagreement can then be clarified, and…
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How a prenup changes the divorce process

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A prenup is a written agreement between two couples before marriage that dictates what happens to your assets and income in the event of a divorce. If you have a prenuptial agreement with your spouse, it can make the divorce process less stressful since problems concerning money and assets are outlined. Additionally, it lessens the…
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Getting a divorce without going to court

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In some cases, you and your spouse can get a divorce without going to court through a process called divorce mediation. This process involves a neutral third party (mediator) who is often a divorce lawyer or a child custody expert. The divorce lawyer helps you and your partner settle any disputes such as asset division…
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