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Divorce can be more costly as couples age

The financial implications of ending a marriage are understandably serious, but this should not stop Nebraska couples from seeking this option when necessary. With careful planning, most people can secure their financial stability after a divorce. However, one group of individuals might struggle with money post-divorce more than others.

Can my ex really get everything in the divorce?

It is a common trope that runs through TV and movies -- a couple splits up, and one spouse ends up with the car, marital home, most of the money and even the dog. While most marital estates are not neatly cleaved in two and then parceled out after a divorce, it is also just as unlikely that one person will leave with almost everything in tow. As an equitable distribution state, Nebraska family law dictates that each person has a right to a fair share of the marital property.

Don't neglect yourself during a divorce

It is all too easy to put your life on hold when you are going through a divorce. The decisions you have to make during this solemn process can impact the rest of your life. This means you need to give special and intensive consideration to each of these choices you have to make.

We help simplify complex property division during divorce

Assets, no matter how large or small, can be understandably important to people. Whether focused on a home, business interests or another important asset, divorce can create a significant amount of stress. No one in Nebraska wants to feel as though they are forking over everything they own during asset division, which makes it incredibly important to understand how equitable distribution works.

Protecting self financially critical during divorce

Money matters can easily plague a marriage, and likewise, they can plague the dissolution of a marriage in Nebraska. Unfortunately, divorcing couples may have trouble reconciling their differences in opinion regarding how to handle their money and other valuable marital assets. A couple of tips may help those going through divorce to protect themselves from a financial standpoint.

Planning may be solid protection in case of divorce

Couples getting married are often full of jitters, concerned for what might go wrong at the wedding. It may be difficult for engaged couples in Nebraska to consider the possibilities of what may go wrong in the marriage. Divorce is not something newlyweds want to consider, but if it becomes a reality, it is likely to be fraught with emotions. This is why careful preparation is recommended when the couple is feeling positive about their relationship.

Divorce often results when resentment builds

Married couples alone understand the factors that lead to their marriages breaking up. In some cases, if the couple fails to communicate, even the spouses may not fully understand what went wrong. Waiting until minor issues become major problems is one common reason why a couple may end up in a Nebraska divorce court. By that time, resentment between the couple may be too deep to repair.

Children of divorce fear confrontation at graduation

Children are often caught in the middle of a divorce, especially if the breakup is highly contentious. However, even in a relatively civil divorce, a child may feel like the center of conflict. Parents in Nebraska may disagree over child support issues, custody decisions and visitation schedules, creating situations where children may feel like pawns.

Surveys offer interesting divorce predictors

Predicting the outcome of a marriage is not an exact science. Some couples in Nebraska who seem perfect together may break up in less than a year. Others who have nothing in common have a rich and happy marriage for half a century or more. However, various surveys have provided data that offers some interesting predictors of divorce.

Janet Jackson's divorce may add to her riches

The Jackson family has been a curiosity for generations. In addition to their musical talent, the siblings have invited positive and negative fan reaction with their lifestyles and romances. Following Michael Jackson's tragic death, attention turned to his children and his famous sister, Janet. Janet's latest divorce issues are raising eyebrows in Nebraska as details of her prenuptial agreement come to light.

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