While virtually half of all American marriages end in divorce, only about five percent of couples heading to the altar or the courthouse do so having executed a prenuptial agreement (“prenup”). Two reasons are often given for avoiding these agreements. First, many couples think […]
Enhanced Values During Marriage Can Sometimes Be Subject to Equitable Distribution
Generally speaking, when one Florida spouse owns real estate or a business interest, prior to the marriage – or inherits either type of property during the marriage – and leaves the property titled in his or her […]
If you are contemplating a divorce, you know all too well the strain that major and unexpected changes can place on a marriage. From the stresses of parenthood to the consequences of infidelity, all types of challenges can push a marriage to the tipping point.
For many women, deciding whether to revert to their maiden name in connection with a divorce is a deeply personal matter. Often, both options carry their own pros and cons. If you are thinking about changing your name after you get divorced, here are some thoughts […]
If you were sick, would it change how you looked at your marriage? A new study published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior found that serious illnesses among women are linked to an increased likelihood of divorce.
Without drawing a causal link between illness and […]
If you operate a cash-based business or work for tips, you are still supposed to report all of your income on your tax returns. Income is income, and the IRS expects to receive its share regardless of whether you make your money in cash […]
Back in October, we wrote about the Ashley Madison data hack that resulted in the public disclosure of the names, addresses, and even credit card information of some 32 million subscribers to the website’s service linking people who want to have extramarital affairs. In that […]
Renowned marriage psychologist John Gottman PhD claims that he can predict whether spouses will get divorced with 90 percent accuracy after speaking with them for just a few minutes. His research and methods have earned him plenty of publicity – including appearances on Anderson Cooper, […]