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Report indicates student loan debt contributes to divorce

Romantic comedies and fairy tales would have audiences in Nebraska believe that once a couple walks down the aisle together and says their wedding vows, the couple has made it through the hard part of their relationship and are destined to live happily ever after. Unfortunately, these fictional portrayals are rarely a reflection of reality. Often couples struggle with a variety of issues following their marriage, sometimes resulting in a divorce.

Can I changed my divorce settlement?

Deciding to an end a marriage may not be an easy decision, but it is usually the right move for unhappy couples to make. Reaching a settlement at the end of the divorce can feel like closing the door on a less-than-ideal period of life, but for some in Nebraska, it is not necessarily the end. For those who fail to account for the future, modifications to their settlements are often necessary.

More women paying spousal, child support following divorce

Women in Nebraska and across the country have been fighting for equal treatment over the course of the last several decades. Now, some attorneys claim that they are seeing some equalization in how the family court treats men and women as part of a divorce. In fact, some attorneys say they are seeing an increase in the number of women who are paying child and spousal support.

Gray divorce usually means money discussions

Current trends show an increase in marriages breaking up for individuals over the age of 50. So many couples are calling it quits that a new term has been invented -- gray divorce. With gray divorce, property division and splitting of investments usually assumes a greater importance. Some individuals in Nebraska may need to brush up on their financial education when the time comes to separate from a partner.

Will I lose everything in my divorce?

Deciding to end your marriage can be an extremely emotional experience, and understandably so. However, these emotions can sometimes get in the way of dividing marital property. By better understanding the process, seeking guidance when necessary and remaining vigilant during proceedings, you can make sure that your divorce has the best possible outcome.

Alimony after divorce will see change under tax reform

The financial stress of ending a marriage is perhaps undeniable, but it can be mitigated. Most couples in Nebraska limit the financial implications of divorce by paying careful attention to asset division and other important processes that could affect their future stability. This includes alimony, which is not an uncommon feature of divorce. However, the way couples view this important aspect of family law could soon be changing.

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.

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