You may have heard people talk about the rising divorce rate in the United States and the reasons that it has gone up. Researchers have looked at divorce rates all around the world, and they have found that they've risen in recent years in many places outside of the U.S.
When you get divorced, you need to make a lot of financial decisions. Will you sell the home and split the money? What about your other assets? What types of support do you need or deserve? Are you willing to spend more in court if your spouse fights you on anything? These are just a few important questions to consider.
Planning a wedding can be both fun and stressful. If you are looking to protect your financial and other interests, you may be thinking about drafting a prenuptial agreement before walking down the aisle. You should know, though, that not all prenuptial agreements are valid.
You and your spouse met in college. You got married just after graduation. Five years later, unfortunately, your spouse asked for a divorce.
A series of arguments and betrayals leads to your divorce. You feel wronged. Your spouse caused this divorce. Their conduct ended the marriage. You never want to talk to them again.