Seniors Are Not Remarrying

Although Seniors can be committed in a new relationship, they are deciding not to remarry. Living together like remarriage brings companionship and wider social circles, not to mention sexual intimacy, at a time when seniors may otherwise face isolation. And financially pooling resources in a single household often improves senior’s economic stability, especially for women […]

Divorce and Tax Consequences

According to the Pew Research Center (03/09/2017) Americans ages 40 and older are at an ever-increasing risk of divorce. From 1990 to 2015 the divorce rate rose 14% among those age 40 to 49, and 109% among those 50 and older. Besides the emotional stress of a divorce, you also have the stress of dividing […]

Prenuptial Agreement

No one should get married without a Prenuptial Agreement in place! It doesn’t matter how much or how little you have, you always have to protect yourself! And second and sometimes third marriages—and the extended families that sometimes come with them—require financial and estate planning. Forty percent of new marriages include at least one spouse […]

Your Divorce and the Judge

If your divorce can’t be settled amicably, and you end up in front of a judge, REMEMBER that divorce judges hate the process (and you) and rarely, if ever, read your papers! It is important that you keep reminding them of the facts every time you submit papers and go in front of them! They […]

The “Least Free” States in the United States

According to a study released in August 2016, by the Cato Institute, the “least free” states based on personal and economic freedoms are: Top Five (“free”) : New Hampshire, Alaska, Oklahoma, Indiana, South Dakota Bottom Five (“least free”) : Maryland, New Jersey, Hawaii, California, New York (ranked #50). New York is the “least free” state […]

Less Divorce Lawyers!

Why do people hate lawyers!  If you’ve ever had to deal with one than you know the answer to that question! The good news is that law school applications have dropped 38% since 2010. The number of applicants to U.S. law schools is down 20% since this time last year. We need less lawyers in […]

Divorce And Your Home

When a couple is getting a divorce they need to decide what to do with their home. This can be a major decision, especially when they share the mortgage. When there is equity in the home, each spouse wants to take a share as part of the divorce settlement agreement. But if one person wants […]

Who Gets The Dog?

When couples are breaking up sometimes their dog becomes the focus of a battle. This usually happens  when the couple breaking up don’t have any children or any children under the age of 18. Dogs do become a member of your family and are taken care of and loved like children. Losing the dog that […]