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Divorce & Your Emotions

Few people expect to get over their divorce quickly and painlessly. Getting a divorce may be a big life change that can involve many different emotions – both good and bad. You can learn more @ https://www.liveabout.com/tips-for-healing-after-divorce-1102829

After Divorce – Who Keeps The House?

Almost half of those who felt their ex-partner was mainly at fault for their divorce ended up staying in the family home. You can read more HERE. Selling the home was the ideal outcome for people who blamed themselves for the divorce. If you need help understand your options during a divorce, contact Walters Law Group for help!

Don’t Forget To Talk About College Planning For Children During A Divorce

Divorce & College Planning Getting divorced? Don’t forget to talk about and plan for how you will pay for your kids’ college. You can learn more @ www.cnbc.com (CLICK KERE) Divorce and remarrying can have an impact on financial aid eligibility, and some schools will require financial information from both parents Regardless of your home state’s rules, experts say that divorcing parents should work out an agreement about college for their children Some states require parents to address how they will pay for college in divorce decrees

Surprises Faced By Women During Divorce

According to MarketWatch women face these surprises during a divorce. They are mostly financial surprises: Assuming child support and/or alimony would be higher or last longer Assuming they could keep the marital home Being unaware of the total size of their marital debt including the primary mortgage, home equity line of credit, auto financing, credit card debt, 401(k) loans and student loans Not anticipating they would have to return to the workforce The staggering cost of health care insurance Underestimating the cost of getting a divorce More women are payingContinue reading

Can Science Predict Divorce

According to Business Insider, scientists have gotten pretty good at predicting who’s most likely to wind up there. You can learn more HERE. Below are some factors that can predict divorce: Getting married in your teens or after age 32 Having a husband who doesn’t work full-time Not graduating from high school Showing contempt for your partner Being overly affectionate when newly married Weathering daily stress Withdrawal during conflict Discussing your relationship in a negative way What do you think?

New Tax Laws & Spousal Support

In 2019 spousal support will no longer be a tax deduction. Contact us as soon as possible to finalize your divorce this year to maintain this tax benefit. A common tax deduction for alimony will be eliminated for any divorce finalized after December 31, 2018. This new law is part of the Republican tax overhaul President Trump signed into law late last year. The looming deadline has lawyers working overtime and their clients scrambling to become ex-spouses in a bid to avoid paying higher taxes. When a coupleContinue reading

How To Handle Money With Your Ex After Divorce?

You can learn more HERE! This article offers good tips to handle money situations that may come up after your divorce is finalized. After a divorce, you may find yourself discussing money with your Ex on a regular basis. While it may not always be easy to have these conversations, it’s important to maintain civility and focus on what’s best for you and your children. Prioritize Communicate Walters Law Group, Ltd. helps people and families with divorce and family law issues throughout Chicagoland. If you need help with aContinue reading

How To Stay Connected With Your Kids After Divorce

Ho can you stay connected with your kids after a divorce? You can learn more HERE. Never STOP pursuing your kids Make your time meaningful Make you home welcoming Make a fresh start Be respectful or your ex Be consistent Try to live near your kids Be sensitive and careful when you introduce someone new Divorce is never easy for you or your kids. These tips can help you stay connected with your kids after a divorce.

How To Tell Your Kids Your Divorcing

Telling your kids about your divorce can be tough on you and them. Use these tips to help them get through it – you can learn more HERE. This article offers very good tips! Be united with your spouse Talk as a family  Pre plan what you want to say Expect different reactions and emotions Be open and available for questions

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