Spousal Support: What are Your Payment Options?

August 30th, 2016 Posted by  Dwayne and Caroline

{2:48 minutes to read} In a previous blog post, we discussed the process of calculating a Marital Standard of Living (MSL). Assuming you and your ex-spouse agreed to an amount, or worse, the court made the decision, then the questions become: how is the support paid, and for how long?

How We Determine Permanent Spousal Support

August 17th, 2016 Posted by  Dwayne and Caroline

{2:54 minutes to read} A contentious area in most divorce proceedings has to do with spousal support. Naturally, one spouse will want more than the other feels is equitable. Like everything else in divorce, the more time spent arguing over this means more money lost. Many times, as Certified Divorce Financial AnalystsⓇ (CDFA), our job […]

Federal Employees Getting Divorced: Beware of the Traps

July 26th, 2016 Posted by  Dwayne and Caroline

{4:12 minutes to read} In our previous blogs, we have discussed the ins and outs of Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDRO): how they came to be; why they are needed; and how they are used.

Divorce: What I Would Do Differently – Part 2

July 12th, 2016 Posted by  Dwayne and Caroline

{3:54 minutes to read} In our last blog, we listed the top 3 areas that people going through divorce identified as “If I had known then what I know now…” This article rounds out that list by reviewing the final 3 important items.

Divorce: What I Would Do Differently – Part 1

June 29th, 2016 Posted by  Dwayne and Caroline

{3:54 minutes to read} In our practice, if we had a dime for every time someone going through a divorce said to us, “If I had known then what I know now…,” we would have an office full of dimes. So we decided to take a close look at the “Eureka” moments in an effort […]