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February 2016 Archives

Divorce can affect people's finances long term

Divorce filings often spike in the month of March in New Jersey and other states. This is because unhappily married couples try to get through the holiday season in December and then take about two months to start divorce proceedings. A few tips may help people navigate the divorce process successfully this spring.

Child custody and child support tax advice may help parents

A South Carolina man was recently arrested for his alleged involvement in not just one, but two auto collisions on Feb. 4. Authorities claim that this individual was driving while impaired when he hit one vehicle, fled the scene, then struck another -- leaving several people injured and in need of medical care. The accused has been charged with felony DUI and numerous other charges.

Several finance-related mistakes commonly made during divorce

The two things that often spark the most worry in individuals during divorce in New Jersey are their children and their money. Unfortunately, worrying about finances does not prevent these individuals from making big monetary mistakes during the dissolution of a marriage. There are several common mistakes that people make when going through divorce.

Getting divorce early in the year has several benefits

For those in New Jersey who are interested in finally getting a divorce, going through the process now versus later in the year has many benefits. These include emotional benefits, such as being able to plan for a fresh start relationally following the divorce. They also include financial benefits.