The emotions of divorce are overwhelming. They may have you thinking in terms of winning and losing. Here’s the thing...NOBODY WINS in divorce. If you asked one hundred divorced couples who they thought got the better end of the deal when they finalized their divorce, it’s a safe bet that most, potentially all, would say, “my ex.”
Separating from my wife was a sad and scary process but the decision was, ultimately, a smart one. That said, there have been more than a few bumps in the road that I wasn’t ready for or simply didn’t see coming. Using my power of hindsight, which might be a superpower to some, here are some of the things I wish I knew before getting separated. I hope will serve as inspiration, or in some cases a warning, to others going through a split.
Happy Wednesday! Here's some midweek encouragement to inspire you.
Whenever possible, divorcing or separating parents should do their best to set their own emotions aside and make their child the number one priority regardless of how hurt they might be by their ex.
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"Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations." -Author Unknown
Will I lose my military benefits if I remarry? Does it matter where we file for divorce? Will my ex-spouse have rights to my retirement if we divorce?
Our own Justin K. Thomas answers these questions and more on Fox 13!
Inheritance is separate property, which means it belongs only to the inheriting spouse. However, you must take care not to treat it as marital property owned by both spouses. There are things you can do to prevent an inheritance from being treated as marital property subject to equitable division.
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