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Is your husband seeking alimony? You’re not alone

It’s been estimated that nearly one in three married women earn more than their husbands. With women outnumbering men in college and getting into formerly “male” professions, this number is only expected to grow. One study found that these women are 50% more likely to...

Should you actually fight over the house in a divorce?

Many couples who decide to get divorced can't decide what to do with the home. The easiest solution is to sell the home and divide the earnings, but they may both want to keep the house. This can result in long legal battles as they try to determine what needs to be...

Estate planning after a divorce

Divorce changes many aspects of life. One thing that you might not think about right away is having to rewrite your estate plan. While you might be tempted to do this before the divorce is finalized, there are several things that you can’t update until after the...

What is a power of attorney?

People who are creating an estate plan usually focus on passing out their assets to their loved ones. While that’s one of the main goals of estate planning, there’s much more that you should think about when you’re getting your plan together. One component of an...

Should you hire a private investigator for your divorce?

Private investigators (PIs) aren’t as commonly used by those considering divorce or in the midst of a divorce as they used to be. For one thing, with no-fault divorce now the norm, even if you have evidence that your spouse is cheating on you, it’s likely not going to...

Just what is “community property?”

If you and your spouse are looking into a divorce right now, one of the things you should know is that you are in a community property state. If you haven’t ever heard this term before, it can be confusing. Community property states believe that each person in a...