It is estimated that over 60% of divorces are filed by women. Yet asset protection attorneys will tell you that men are the ones who will protect their assets at the first sign of marital discord (if not before), while women will leave themselves financially vulnerable. If divorce is on the horizon (or even if it isn’t, but you want to protect yourself), before you mention the “d” word, consider a few simple strategies to ensure your financial security.
Patricia Donlevy-Rosen is an AV® Preeminent™ rated Attorney practicing law in Miami, Florida, as a shareholder in the firm of Donlevy-Rosen & Rosen, P.A. Donlevy-Rosen & Rosen, P.A. is listed in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent L...View Full Profile
Going through a divorce is a stressful and trying time. With the divorce rate in the United States hovering around 50 percent in recent years, more and more Americans are dealing not only with the emotional toll that comes with divorce, but also the logistical challenges of splitting up.
Katie Ross joined ACCC's management team in 2002 and is currently responsible for organizing and implementing high performance development initiatives designed to increase consumer financial awareness. With more than more than thirteen years of ...View Full ProfileRecent Articles
Spouses going through a divorce will need to divide both assets and debts acquired during the marriage. On occasion, one or both of the parties may wish not to sell a home, whether it is the primary marital residence or a vacation property. This decision, however, will impact both spouses unless the spouse retaining the house (i) has sufficient resources to "buy out" the other spouse, and (ii) has the ability to remove the other spouse from the mortgage.
Mr. Wolfe focuses his practice on business litigation and matrimonial disputes. In 2013, Mr. Wolfe was named one of the “500 Leading Lawyers” byLawdragon in 2012 and 2013. In describing Wolfe’s accomplishments, Lawdragon noted: “Proving his di...View Full Profile
Usually one the first steps in finalizing a divorce involves calculating a woman's financial needs after the divorce is finished. When you manage and organize your debt, finances, assets and liabilities, and negotiate, you can find financial peace of mind, and ensure that you are covered fiscally.
You’ve signed that last piece of paper to make your divorce final, and maybe you’ve celebrated your new-found independence, but now it's time to start thinking about your own financial future. And, no matter what your age, an important part of securing your future is planning for retirement.
Kimberly Clouse is Covestor’s Advisory Board Chair and Chief Client Advocate. She partners with families, family offices, and foundations to help them navigate investment advice and make more informed decisions. A seasoned financial services exe...View Full ProfileRecent Articles
Dividing assets can be tricky, but it also is one of the most important aspects of a divorce. Once an agreement is reached, or a court decides the division of assets, it is final. Because of this, it is important to identify all assets and liabilities and to make sure they are divided equally and fairly.
South Florida Family Law Attorney Lori Barkus has 15 years of legal experience. She is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil and Family Law mediator, guardian ad litem and is trained in Collaborative Family Law. She handles matters ...View Full ProfileRecent Articles
Nobody wants to plan for a divorce, but it is vital to protect yourself in the event it happens. Should a divorce be on the horizon, it is important to follow this advice to put yourself in a stronger financial position and shield your relationship with loved ones.
Latrice Milton is the owner and designer of Milton Divorce Coaching, Inc. a unique divorce coaching business that serves the needs of women during any stage of the divorce process - pre-divorce, during divorce and post-divorce. Milton, also the...View Full ProfileRecent Articles
Divorce at any age is life changing. The key to success, to ensure you are financially in the best shape possible, is to get professional financial planning advice that is specific to divorce. With comprehensive, divorce-specific advice you won’t limit your opportunities, now or later in life. The older you are the less time you have to recover from decisions made in haste, especially decisions related to financial matters.
Clari Nolet, CDFA(TM), is dedicated to helping women thrive financially and otherwise after a divorce (just as she did many years ago). Clari’s mission as a women’s personal wealth advisor is to educate and enable clients clearly visualize their...View Full Profile