It is no secret that the number one issue couples fight about is money. But sometimes when a couple decides to divorce they may want to go about it in a nice, friendly, non-contentious way, but there is such a thing as being too nice in your divorce, say financial experts. There are a number of financial mistakes couples make when seeking divorce, one is assuming your soon to be ex-spouse is in a position to look out for your best interests, says an attorney who has represented a number of high-profile celebrity clients.
Divorce can be one of the most emotionally and financially difficult times in a person's life, which is one reason it is so important to think with your head instead of your heart when making financial decisions during your divorce. A recent study shows that the divorce rate among older Americans doubled between 1990 and 2009, with one in every four divorces involving a person over the age of 50. Basically, that means Social Security, retirement accounts and pension plans are high stakes in many divorces.
Virginia residents may have heard that the U.S. House has yet again passed legislation that would provide service members with added protections against family courts using a military service member's deployments as a factor in deciding custody issues. The Servicemembers Family Protection Act, which passed the House as a stand-alone bill as well as part of the 2013 fiscal defense authorization bill, has been the quest of five-term Congressman, Representative Mike Turner for several years.
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