Monthly Archives: May 2023
What Happens To The Engagement Ring After A Divorce Or Broken Engagement?
You did everything right, saving up for months to buy an engagement ring that cost thousands of dollars. You staged a perfect proposal, but only after discussing the matter with her parents. You got professional engagement photos taken and invited your friends and both of your families to an engagement party. You went to… Read More »
Lifestyle Clauses In Prenups May Be Legal, But They Are A Big Red Flag
The purpose of prenuptial agreements is to formalize a strategy for dealing with your finances and debts. The fact that your inherited house is a non-marital asset, even after your spouse moves in, and because you and your spouse agree to this, matters whether the marriage ends in divorce or in the death of… Read More »
Why Is March The Most Popular Month For Divorce Filings?
By now, we have all heard that a divorce lawyer’s busiest day of the year is Divorce Monday, the first business Monday in January. More people file divorce petitions and contact divorce lawyers on Divorce Monday than on any other day of the year. You might think, then, that January sees more divorce cases… Read More »
Will The Divorce Court Require You To Take A Parenting Class?
Divorce is freedom, except when it isn’t. Your spouse can no longer micromanage your finances or your relationship with your children, but now, if your ex-spouse takes issue with something you do, especially if it involves money or children, the issue can turn into a full-fledged legal dispute to be decided by a judge. … Read More »