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Should You be the One Who Moves After Your Divorce?

Should You be the One Who Moves After Your Divorce?

This piece was provided by Joyce Fine, PhD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Certified Divorce Coach, Collaborative Divorce Facilitator in Denver, CO. Dr Fine specializes in psychotherapy with adults, couples, and families, provides psychological evaluations, and works...

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Does Spousal Support Affect Social Security Benefits?

Does Spousal Support Affect Social Security Benefits?

With the increase in “gray divorce,” we are sometimes involved in cases with an individual or couple who is already receiving Social Security benefits. These benefits are also an important consideration when someone is receiving need-based Supplemental Security Income...

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Divorce Mediation: Leveling the Financial Playing Field

Divorce Mediation: Leveling the Financial Playing Field

It is common for one party to hold all the cards when it comes to financial knowledge and power in a marriage. We have the economic theory of comparative advantage to thank for this reality. Comparative Advantage Comparative advantage at its simplest says the person...

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5 Things You Should Know about Divorce Mediation

5 Things You Should Know about Divorce Mediation

The concept of divorce mediation has proliferated in America in the last thirty years as divorcing parties have realized that divorce court should be an option of last resort. divorce mediation supports the decision making of the people whose lives are actually...

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Retirement Plans & Pensions: Are they marital assets?

Retirement Plans & Pensions: Are they marital assets?

Retirement plans are marital assets subject to division to the extent they were earned during the marriage. State laws differ on how to determine exactly what "earned during marriage" means so be sure to check with a local expert. In order to earn pension benefits a...

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