I was reading a recent article from Atlantic Magazine, entitled The Divorce Gap. It traced how women tend to do so much more financially poorly after divorce.
If you watched Saturday Night Live this past weekend, you perhaps caught a game show skit called "Meet Your Second Wife." It was absolutely hilarious--at least to an experienced divorce attorney--but it also allows me to bring up a serious topic--divorce and remarriage.
Preparing for divorce is one of the most serious things you will ever do. The questions are endless. I will delve into the various questions that may be on your mind, and then, in subsequent blog posts, I will address each one individually.
You know you are going to be getting divorced. You have heard the horror stories from friends, co-workers and family. It will cost tens of thousands of dollars. My spouse will make sure we end up in Court, spending all of our money. My spouse will hide everything. My spouse refuses to move out of the house.
People want to protect themselves financially when going through a divorce.