THE COST OF DIVORCE: How much, in the aggregate, do Americans spend on Divorce-related expenses each year?

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How much does divorce cost? Divorce can be expensive. Not only monetarily but also in terms of its social costs. That much I can tell you off the bat. Read about the social costs of divorce here. BUNDLE has just come out with it’s HOW AMERICA SPENDS: 2010 BUNDLE REPORT:  total US spending average per household for 2009. The numbers…. show …

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Q&A: How Does Trump's New Tax Code Affect how Alimony Payments are treated After Divorce?

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Trump’s new tax code affect how alimony payments are treated The new tax code is still being sorted out by all the tax experts but it sure looks like it will affect how alimony payments are treated in the near future. Prior to President Trump’s tenure as president, alimony payments were taxable to the recipient …

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Divorce & Student Loans: What You Need to Know

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Let’s say there is a law or medical degree that comes from it and you are benefiting from that degree during the marriage, then arguably you should help pay for the debt – especially if when you divorce you expect spousal support that comes from that degree (and debt!)

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Q&A: What Factors are Considered in Alimony & Child Support/Custody Awards?

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The court takes many factors into account from the anodyne to the scandalous in determining property division, alimony and child support. It really depends on the jurisdiction and the specific situation between the couple. Of course, there are specific guidelines in every jurisdiction, and there are unique rules. But there are common threads. For example, with regard …

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Q&A: Do I have a financial claim to my spouse's family fortune (if the marriage is really short)?

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I doubt it. If your spouse comes from a family with a significant amount of wealth, chances are you and he (or she) executed a prenup, first of all, right? But second of all, anything your spouse earned before your marriage is separate property. Family fortunes would normally have existed prior to your arrival. Even …

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