If you are going through a divorce, it will probably be one of most stressful times in your life. Especially if you have children, the emotional strain that litigation can put on your family can be overwhelming. A good divorce attorney will be sensitive to the hurt and anger you are experiencing and refer you to mediation.
In our previous post, we wrote about how divorce can raise many different types of financial issues. This week, let's focus on a specific aspect of this, namely the impact of divorce on Social Security benefits. With the divorce rate as high as it is for people over 50, this is clearly an issue that affects a lot of people, including many baby boomers.
Your ex comes home nearly every night drunk. When you were married and still living together, it wasn't much of a problem concerning the welfare of your child, since you were there to supervise the situation. Now that you are separated, you're concerned about the kids being alone with your ex. How can your divorce attorney help you? Here are a few things you may need to know: