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8 Tips To Help Dads Prepare For A Custody Battle

[ad_1] When it comes to child custody battles, the deck is often stacked against dads. There are numerous gender stereotypes that work against fathers in all family law matters, but they seem especially pronounced in child custody issues. The unfortunate reality is that child custody is the practice area of divorce that tends to cause the most heated disagreements. Divorce can impact nearly every aspect of your life, but matters such as property division and spousal support pale in comparison to the relationship you have with your kids. Far too frequently, dads are relegated to a secondary parent role when custody...

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Credit Card Reviews: The Best Credit Cards for Restaurants

[ad_1] From the Mint team: Mint may be compensated by some of the links that appear in this article, including Chase. Our partners do not endorse, review or approve the content. Any links to Mint Partners were added after the creation of the posting.  Mint Partners had no influence on the creation, direction or focus of this article unless otherwise specifically stated.    If diving into a meal at a hot new restaurant is a highlight of your week, or you just frequent eat at restaurants of any kind, a credit card with bonus dining rewards may be perfect for you. While...

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Improving Shared Parenting

[ad_1] For a child of divorce, conflict after one home becomes two can be a reminder of what they have lost. It can weigh on them and cause problems with their mental health, conduct and development.Depending on their age and maturity, children in these situations may display regressive behavior, such as wetting the bed, needing a pacifier, separation anxiety, throwing tantrums, or physical manifestations of their feelings, such as headaches or stomach pains.According to New York University, they may blame themselves or any bad conduct that they may display on the divorce, and if the child is older, they...

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How to Talk Money in a Relationship: Dos and Don’ts

[ad_1] My good friend Dave once went on a date with a woman who straight-up asked him which tax bracket he fell into. Taken aback by the woman’s lack of tact and transparent criteria for a partner, Dave swiftly changed the subject. After he paid for dinner, they went their separate ways. As you can imagine, there was no second date. While there are obvious faux pas with what money questions to ask while dating, it’s mission-critical to discuss finances when you’re coupled. Easier said than done, right? In the U.S., talking about one’s finances is typically considered more taboo than...

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Divorce And Money Considerations

[ad_1]FTC Disclosure: We may be compensated if you make a purchase via a link on this site.By WomansDivorce.com Divorce and money concerns seem to go hand-in-hand. Not only do you have to determine how to split the assets and debts during the divorce, but then you'll have to figure out how to survive financially after the divorce is finalized. Below are various financial matters you need to take into consideration as you are going through your divorce.Topics: Preparing for Divorce Who Gets the House? / Dividing Equity / Mortgages Dividing Other Assets Investments, Retirement, and Social Security Benefits Alimony Provisions Protecting Your Credit Dividing Debts and Debt...

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Judicial Estoppel: Medical Malpractice Claim Survives Omission From Bankruptcy Schedule A/B

[ad_1] A chapter 7 trustee was allowed to pursue a medical malpractice claim that the debtor had failed to list in her papers, even where the trustee and the debtor had agreed to split the lawsuit proceeds. In this New Hampshire case, Alward v. Johnston, 2017-0080 (N.H. Dec. 21, 2018), the state’s supreme court disagreed with other courts that the debtor’s conduct in omitting the asset should be imputed to the bankruptcy trustee. The chapter 7 debtor had consulted with two different law firms before filing bankruptcy. Each firm declined to help her pursue a malpractice case based on failed back...

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3 Lessons To Learn From Jeff Bezos’ Divorce

[ad_1] The celebrity divorce of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie after 25 years of marriage has generated thousands of news headlines as legal experts are weighing in on what might happen to their $137 billion fortune. This split will go down as one of the most expensive divorces in history. Although most divorcing couples do not have nearly as much wealth at stake as the Bezos family, there still are some lessons to learn from their breakup. Get a prenup! Perhaps the most important takeaway is how valuable a prenuptial agreement can be in the event of divorce. Most of...

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7 Things You Should NEVER Do After An Unwanted Divorce · Divorced Moms

[ad_1]  Divorce, at its best, brings out the crazy in all of us.  An unwanted divorce will drive some people to the brink of insanity. If you’ve invested decades of your life, raised children with and loved, unconditionally someone who walks away from the marriage, the pain is indescribable. And, pain causes people to behave in ways that aren’t productive for them and anyone involved with them. Below are suggestions for what not to do if you’ve been on the receiving end of an unwanted divorce. My fervent desire is that anyone who needs this advice is able to move forward...

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Newbie Investing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

[ad_1] You’re bound to make a few rookie errors when trying out anything for the first time, whether it’s making homemade greek yogurt, growing heirloom tomatoes, or learning to drive. After all, learning is a process, and trial and error is a large part of that painful—yet essential—process. And when it comes to investing, you might be afraid to take the plunge for a number of reasons. There’s simply so much to get your head around. Plus, you’ve most likely heard horror stories of those who suffered huge losses in stocks simply because they didn’t know what they were doing. That being...

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Determining Child Support

[ad_1] For parents, there is an expectation attached to parenthood, where you, through your employment, earn enough money to provide a stable life for your children. Whether you are married, divorced, or single, this expectation remains consistent. For divorced couples, one parent is required to pay child support, in order to ensure the best life possible for your children. By doing so, you are ensuring that your children are given every opportunity to succeed. If you are a father, this often can fall on you. Many family courts work under the assumption that the fathers are the primary earners, when the reality can...

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