Lifestyle Analysis in Divorce

Why do you need a lifestyle analysis? In North Carolina, when considering the amount, duration, and manner of payment of alimony, the court considers 16 factors, one of which is the standard of living of the spouses established during the marriage.  If you’ve hired an attorney, one of the things he or she will ask […]

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Why Alimony Exists

Why alimony exists Alimony has been around for a long time.  The original theory of alimony was that women were not able to support themselves and thus needed to be supported following the marriage.  Since the time that women have been able to own property and support themselves, alimony has been evolving and now the award […]

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Life and disability insurance in divorce

Life insurance in divorce and disability insurance in divorce will protect your lifestyle after divorce What happens if you are counting on child support and/or alimony to cover your bills and your payer ex-spouse dies?  What will you do?  That is why insurance in divorce will protect your lifestyle after divorce and why it’s important […]

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Avoid financial pitfalls in a gray divorce

Gray divorce is the new trend Although many think that after many, many years of marriage it will surely last “till death do us part”, more and more baby boomers are divorcing after 20, 25 even 35 years of marriage.  Although this is not official, my examination of New Hanover County, North Carolina court files […]

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