Divorce is one of the most stressful life events. Emotions run high while important decisions must be made. The couple are trying to figure out how to support two households on the income they previously used to support one. Retirement plans and savings accounts must be divided. A neutral professional financial consultant can assist with this process. Family law attorneys often call on a … [Read more...] about Why Work with a Divorce Financial Neutral?
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In a traditional, litigated divorce, the focus is on, “How can I keep my money?" Each spouse is focused on getting as much from the divorce as they can. They have an “every man or woman for themselves” approach which often leads to a very contentious and expensive divorce. A Collaborative Divorce is different. The couple works with a team and the team works together with both spouses during the … [Read more...] about Navigating Finances Post Divorce
Going through a divorce is a highly stressful life event. Unfortunately, some spouses play financial games with the intent of “winning” in the divorce as they are pitted against the other spouse in the traditional adversarial divorce process. Here are some of the most common games that people play: 1. Undervaluing the Business Often, in the year leading up to the divorce, the income … [Read more...] about The Financial Games People Play In Divorce