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October 2015 Archives

Guiding clients through the divorce modification process

Once the last of the divorce-related paperwork has been signed and filed, both spouses will more than likely breathe a much-needed sigh of relief. Here, this relief will come not only from the knowledge that the legal proceedings have finally come to an end, but also from the knowledge that they are now free to start adjusting to their new post-divorce lives.

Are store credit cards ever a good idea?

The last time you went to the cash register of a local big-box retailer or clothing store, there's a very good chance that the store employee not only said hello and inquired as to whether you found everything, but also asked whether you would have any interest in opening a store credit card.

Divorce and the division of military pensions - III

In a series of ongoing posts, we've been discussing the protection afforded to civilian spouses by the Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act, which dictates that the monthly pension payments paid out to retired servicemembers can be classified as marital property in a divorce and therefore divided in accordance with applicable state law.

Is drug court a viable option for you?

For the majority of people who have been arrested and charged with a low-level drug offense like possession, the future is relatively frightening. That's because they are not only worried about the looming fines and potential jail time, but also the degree to which a conviction could tarnish their reputation and jeopardize future employment opportunities.

Some tips for helping ease the post-divorce transition for kids

As painful as it can be for a couple to end their marriage, this decision can become all the more painful when children are involved. That's because they likely devoted considerable time and energy into building what they believed would be a strong and lasting family unit.

How did Arkansas do in a financial habits survey?

It often seems as if every time you log onto the Internet, there is yet another survey ranking the individual states. Indeed, a quick query on a search engine will turn up state rankings for everything from driving skills and population health to education access and divorce rates.

Should I proceed on my own in a divorce?

One of the first issues that must be addressed at the outset of any divorce is whether it will be necessary to retain the services of an attorney to handle all of the impending legal matters. While the answer will be an automatic "yes" for the majority of people, there are others who may not be quite so sure.  

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