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Rules for Social Security payments after divorce

In a marriage, one spouse often makes less than the other. In some cases, this is the result of a deliberate decision while in others it may be simply a matter of career choices. Regardless of the reason, a person may need his or her spouse's Social Security payments to make ends meet after retirement. The decision to divorce could have some people in New Hampshire questioning how they will pay their bills.

Using a QDRO to split pension plans during divorce

With the advent of social media sites such as Pinterest, it seems that many people in New Hampshire and other areas of the country have an increased interest in completing certain tasks themselves, as opposed to hiring a professional who could do it on their behalf. The goal behind doing it themselves may be to save money. However, many have found that failing to consult a professional regarding certain aspects of a divorce could ultimately lead to more expenses.

Using a prenuptial agreement to ease a divorce

Most people in New Hampshire are familiar with the idea of a prenuptial agreement. However, even though such a legal document has a variety of important uses, it has many different negative connotations. Unfortunately, this view may deter some people from creating what could be a tool that is useful in circumstances beyond a divorce.

Audrina Patridge divorce proceedings appear contentious

Relationships are often hard work. Even couples in New Hampshire who feel passionately about one another can end up struggling when they live together. For example, reality star Audrina Patridge and her husband, Corey Bohan, are now seeking a divorce after less than a year of marriage.

Reasons couples in New Hampshire turn to divorce

All couples have their ups and downs. In fact, couples who are happy and those who are unhappy often face similar hardships. However, it is how these couples respond to these hardships that ultimately play a role in the overall survival of a romantic relationship. For some couples in New Hampshire, the relationship is sometimes so irretrievably broken that the only path to happiness for both people is through seeking a divorce.

Study shows genetic component to divorce

When people make the decision to get married, they are typically in love and ready to spend the rest of their lives together. However, it is difficult to predict how children, jobs and financial concerns can change a person over the course of their lives. For many couples in New Hampshire, these changes mean that the couple is no longer compatible and often lead to a divorce.

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.