Here is an example of a scenario I see often: In 2005, Spouse 1 (who is single at the time) begins contributing to his employer-sponsored 401(k). Spouse 1 and Spouse 2 get married in 2012. At the time of marriage, the balance of Spouse 1s 401(K) is $100,000. Unfortunately, Spouse 2 files for divorce in […]
When a divorcing party owns an interest in a closely held business, it can present several challenges in the divorce process. How do we know what the interest is worth? Inevitably, the owning party will claim that the value is low, while the non-owning party will claim that the business has a high value. The […]
For those of you who have been hiding under a rock for the last week, Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are splitting – TMZ A wedding photographer lists 8 signs that a marriage may end in divorce – Huffington Post Former Criminal Minds actor finalizes divorce – Cinema Blend Rebecca Gayheart files for divorce […]
Boy meets girl. Boy and girl fall in love. Boy buys an expensive engagement ring and proposes, to which girl says yes. Before the wedding, boy and girl break up and boy wants ring back. Girl refuses to give it back. Who is entitled to it? According to an article by Maryanne Garvey, this is […]
Here is the YouTube video that goes with my blog post entitled “How to Make Divorce Easier for Your Children.” You can read the original blog post here.