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Are you sure your marriage is over?

Though you might be frustrated and unhappy in your marriage, there may be some issues that have you wondering if it might be better for you to stay together rather than file for divorce. One of these, changes to the way spousal support will be taxed, may have you considering other options. The changes make spousal support tax-deductible for the recipient and taxable income for the payer. 

Going to divorce court? What 9 mistakes could cost you the most?

Many divorces are settled, but if you can't resolve all of your issues between yourselves, you can have a judge resolve them for you. If you do go to trial, preparation and etiquette are key. Their lack could cost you in terms of credibility and even affect your settlement.

What are some circumstances that could invalidate a prenup?

Last week, we wrote a post about prenuptial agreements and the importance of this contract in family law and high asset divorces. Additionally, we talked about the many different topics you can, and can't, include in a prenuptial agreement. Today, we want to continue that discussion by talking about the other side of prenuptial agreements: how they can be legally challenged and invalidated.

How can I make my high-value divorce easier?

When it comes to divorce in Metro Detroit, the more money and assets involved, the greater the stakes. High-value divorces have a higher level of intensity and drama than many lower asset divorces. Divorce is not always easy, and the issues involved are generally dependent on the number and value of wealth and assets. However, there are other factors, including emotions, that can play a role in the outcome of a divorce. 

How many Bitcoin investments are revealed in high asset divorce?

Any person in the higher income groups of Michigan who is in the throes of a divorce might have concerns of his or her soon-to-be ex hiding assets to avoid sharing it. Reportedly, the rapidly rising value of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin is making it one of the preferred ways of concealment in a high asset divorce. The way in which this currency is constructed apparently makes concealing it easy.

High asset divorce need a quality divorce team as support

Most divorces are emotionally and financially taxing for both spouses. However, there are particular financial challenges in any high asset divorce in Michigan. The more assets a couple shares, the more battles there might be that can delay proceedings. Different types of assets in these marital estates are typically more complicated, requiring the services of skilled advisers.

Level of education may impact likelihood of divorce

Recent studies show education level is, in fact, a key factor that repeatedly appears in lists of commonalities among couples whose marriages end in court. Michigan readers might not immediately think of how far they went in school when asked to list the top three markers that suggest propensity toward divorce.  As it stands, those who leave high school before earning diplomas are far more prone to  marriages that do not last.

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