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May 2016 Archives

High asset divorce: Judge throws out case against billionaire

For many people in New Hampshire, the decision to divorce is a difficult one to make. Even when the decision to split is contentious, once the process is complete, both parties move on with their lives. However, one high asset divorce has resulted in a legal battle several years after the couple's relationship ended, with one party accusing the other of deliberately attempting to hide the value of real-estate.

Factors that influence New Hampshire couples' divorce decisions

When couples marry, they do so with the intention that they will spend the rest of their lives together. However, it is difficult to predict how an individual will change over the years and whether a couple will remain compatible. Many in New Hampshire begin questioning their marriages and exploring the possibility of divorce. Researchers recently conducted a study to better understand this process.

Three financial questions to ask yourself in divorce

Money plays an important role in our lives. While a truism like "money can't buy happiness" is wise to a certain extent, it is a fact of life that financial insecurity can cause a great deal of stress. Money is also important to our future, which is why we set aside whatever we can spare to build a nest egg with the hopes of supporting ourselves through our sunset years.

Seeking an amicable divorce in New Hampshire

The decision to end a marriage often follows a great deal of discussion and contemplation. Once the decision to divorce is made, there are often many more decisions to make, especially if there are children involved and/or a large amount of assets. While questions surrounding child custody and support and the division of assets can create contention, couples in New Hampshire are often able to dissolve their marriage without such conflict.

Determining pet ownership during a divorce

When couples in New Hampshire decide to end their marriage, there are several decisions that must be made. One of the more difficult issues may be to decide who will get the family pet. As approximately 80 million households in this country have a pet, this is a question that many families likely face. Although many couples view their family pet as a member of their family, divorce courts typically view them as property.