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Using spousal support to get back to work

If you are going through a divorce, you likely want to acquire spousal support, especially if you've been handling the household for most of the marriage. Spousal support, also known as alimony, is a payment made to you by your former spouse. It is not a lifetime payment. Instead, it is known as a rehabilitative payment. It ends when you either remarry or find employment.

Married couples should hold joint credit accounts

When you are married, you likely have quite a bit of important documents in both names. These might include your vehicle titles, deed to your residence and even retirement accounts or other financial accounts. There are some married couples who have both joint and separate credit cards. Many don't realize that this can cause quite a problem should the couple head for divorce in Oneida, New York.

How to prepare for a separation from your spouse

Coming to the realization that your marriage has hit a breaking point is never easy. Even if you've seen it coming, it still isn't easy to admit that there is something wrong. As you seek ways to possibly fix the marriage, you need to prepare for a possible separation and then divorce in Oneida, New York.

Flashy weddings could be reason for increased risk of divorce

Believe it or not, the more lavish your wedding is, the more the risk increases of you potentially getting a divorce. If you are reading this and have not yet walked down the aisle, be sure to think twice about all of those extraordinary plans you have in the works. You might save yourself a headache down the road if you have a simple wedding without much fanfare.

Gray divorce causing women to change financial habits

Gray divorce is the name for people who get divorced at age 50 or older. It has become a very common group in the divorce category, doubling in size since 1990. The rate of divorce in 1990 for couples with at least one person age 50 or older was just one in every 10. Within a decade that number increased to one in every four. Women are being forced to make financial changes later in life in New York when divorcing.

Protect your assets in divorce with these tips

Once you've been told by your spouse that it's time for a divorce, you need to begin planning immediately. Don't waste a single minute. It's likely your spouse has been planning for this day for quite some time; he or she just hadn't mentioned it yet. You are now behind the ball when it comes to getting ready for a divorce. Here are some tips to help you protect your assets in a New York divorce.

Make friends with 'the other woman' for the sake of the children

Facing the end of your relationship with your spouse can be devastating. However, if you realize that the two of you have either drifted apart or been unhappy for a while, it may be understandable if you find out that your spouse is in love with another woman.

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