Tilting the Scales: How to Gain Leverage in Your Divorce Negotiation

Written by Rebecca Zung, Esq.

Sweaty palms.  Heart racing.  Fear of rejection.  Not wanting to look greedy.  Any of these sound familiar when you’re looking at negotiating anything?  Now try negotiating during the fight of your life – divorce.  I’ve said for years, including in my book and on the many media appearances I’ve made, that there is a divorce paradox.  That is, that during the worst most traumatic time of your life (divorce and death are always at the top of any of these surveys), you have to make the most critical decisions of your life.  Decisions that will affect the things...

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Divorce & Insurance

Written by Hanna Horvath, Policygenius

Insurance may not be the first thing you think about when going through the divorce process. Divorce can be overwhelming — couples often have to make hard decisions on how to divide up their financial assets (which is why it’s important for couples to discuss money in the first place). But paying attention to your insurance details during the divorce can prevent future financial issues.

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What Is a Forensic Accountant, and Why Do I Need One?

Written by Tracy Katz, Esq. C.P.A./C.F.F.

What is a forensic accountant?

When I tell people what I do for a living I am often asked, “does that mean you count dead bodies?” After chastising them for watching too many “criminal investigation” shows on television, I explain forensic essentially means pertaining to litigation; hence forensic accountants provide expert work in the field of accounting. We are the expert witnesses dealing with matters of fraud, economic damages, business valuation, partnership and marital dissolutions, etc. Basically, any civil or criminal practice requiring the...

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Timeline for Filing Divorce Online or via an Attorney

When you and your spouse first decide to get divorced, surely the first thought is, “I cannot wait for this to be over.” However, you would be surprised how long the process actually takes from saying, “I don’t,” to the finalized divorce. Below will focus on uncontested divorces in New York and California and the time frame for each step.

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8 Financial Mistakes to Avoid in Your Divorce Settlement

Written by Lidia Staron, Financial Analyst & Financial Planner

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