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Seeking financial security during a divorce

For many people in New Hampshire, one of the many factors that might prevent them from seeking to end their marriage is the state of their finances. However, by making smart decisions, often with the guidance of an experienced attorney, those seeking a divorce can help ensure that they make wise decisions that will protect them. By doing so, they may be able to ensure future financial stability.

More people seeking ways to ease divorce process

There is likely no person in New Hampshire who enters into matrimony with the expectation that their marriage will end. Despite going in with the hope that their relationship will lead to a divorce, some attorneys claim that they are seeing an uptick in the number of people seeking a prenuptial agreement. Some professionals speculate that this increase has occurred not because more people expect the end of their marriage but because people are waiting longer to marry, leaving them with more assets.

The successes of filing for divorce in New Hampshire

When people in New Hampshire walk down the aisle and say their wedding vows, they likely do so with the intention that they will spend the rest of their lives together. However, in the happy glow of an engagement and marriage, many couples are unable to predict how life events will change them and their level of compatibility. Unfortunately, some couples may be reluctant to seek a divorce because of their belief in how their decision will be perceived.

Father's PTSD alleged factor in child custody case

Some of the people in New Hampshire who chose to join the military did not return in the same condition. Some suffered physical injuries, but many also face long-term mental health issues, including the development of post-traumatic stress disorder. While many are able to manage these issues through the help of mental health professionals and other tools, one veteran in another state claims that his PTSD diagnosis was recently used against him in a child custody case.

Choosing divorce advice from a professional, not internet advice

Most people in New Hampshire would agree that the internet has revolutionized people's lives. Information on a variety of different subjects is available with a simple search. The downside of this availability of information is that anyone can publish something on the internet, meaning that a great deal of information can be factually inaccurate or misleading. This can be especially troubling when the advice involves legal proceedings such as divorce.

Is waiting to divorce best for children?

Most parents in New Hampshire are willing to make major sacrifices for their children. For some, this could even mean postponing the decision to divorce until their children are older because they are concerned that a breakup will have negative consequences for younger children. However, this is not always the case.

Wife of athlete Addison Russell files for divorce

Some would likely argue that baseball is one of America's favorite pastimes. Because of the sport's popularity, players and their wives often receive a great deal of scrutiny of their lives from people in New Hampshire and across the country. As a result, a recent instagram post by Melisa Reidy-Russell, accusing her husband and baseball player Addison Russell of infidelity, received some attention. She has since filed for divorce.

Spousal support ruling issued in Mary J. Blige's divorce

Most every married couple would admit that being married is hard work. Even couples who seem to have relatively stable relationships sometimes experience hardships that they are unable to overcome. Unfortunately, couples who are in the spotlight often face more stresses than the typical couple in New Hampshire. Additionally, when there are a great deal of assets involved that must be divided in the event of a divorce, the proceedings can quickly become more complicated.

Financial issues to consider in a divorce

A large number of people in New Hampshire make a plan for the future that often includes saving money to live on during retirement. Unfortunately, many people do not plan for a divorce. As a result, approximately 64 percent of survey respondents indicated that the end of their marriage caused a financial crisis. Because many people who choose such a course do so because it is in the best interest of their overall well-being, the financial risk is likely worth it. Fortunately, there are several steps to help prevent the crisis these respondents described.

Husband of Olympian Michelle Kwan seeks divorce

The end of a marriage typically has some degree of hardships. However, many couples in New Hampshire are able to work together to come to an amicable divorce settlement. Unfortunately, that is not always the case, and additional stress may be felt if the couple has achieved some degree of fame as the media is often eager to report details of the split.