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What is a QDRO and Does Your Divorce Need One?

Posted On October 14, 2020 Divorce

A QDRO (pronounced “kwadro”), is a Qualified Domestic Relations Order that creates an alternate spouse’s right to receive all or a portion of the benefits payable under a retirement or pension plan. Since any of your marital assets can be

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Could Divorce Mediation Work for You?

Posted On October 7, 2020 Divorce

Divorce mediation can be an effective way to resolve conflicts and end a marriage amicably. However, unlike a judge, a mediator will only serve as a facilitator and will not make any decisions for you. That means you, and your

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Considerations for Same-Sex Divorce

Posted On September 30, 2020 Divorce

Since same-sex marriages are still very new in receiving legal recognition, there are unique challenges that a divorcing couple may face when utilizing the court system. The process is generally the same as it is for heterosexual couples. However, resolving

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The Rise of Gray Divorce

Posted On September 15, 2020 Divorce

Over the past 25 years, the divorce rate has dropped among younger couples, but the rate of “gray divorce” between adults 50 and older has more than doubled. This growing social trend toward divorce may be surprising, since most have

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Helping Your Kids Adjust to 2 Homes After a Divorce

Posted On July 29, 2020 Children, Divorce

Divorce is a stressful process that requires navigating through some major and tough transitions. When children are involved, it’s common and very natural for their initial reaction to their parents living apart, to be one of shock, sadness, frustration, anger,

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