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July 2017 Archives

Try to make informed rather than emotional divorce decisions

Regardless of how amicable your divorce is, it will likely be an emotional process. It can be a difficult time in which you will have to make decisions that will affect the rest of your life, with many of them being financial. Many people reflect back to times when they made wrong decisions, and more often than not, those were choices made when they were highly emotional.

Child custody in the U.S. -- interesting facts to note

In modern-day society, children have been identified as a vulnerable group that needs to be protected at all times. This awareness has also led to the coining of the phrase "best interests of the child," which plays a prevalent role in matters dealing with children. This is particularly true when it comes to deciding on child custody in New Jersey, as across the United States. 

Spousal support: How to ensure payments are received

Feelings of negativity and resentment often accompany the end of a relationship. After the divorce process, an ex-spouse may not honor the payments ordered by the court, leaving the person who is supposed to receive the money in a difficult position.  Reasons for nonpayment may vary, from pure spite due to negative feelings to falling on hard financial times, or pressure from a new spouse or romantic partner.

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