Think First: Consider The Ramifications Of Divorce

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Divorce can make even the most successful and intelligent people act irrationally. Too many individuals allow emotions to dictate their decision-making process when it comes to issues of marriage and fail to consider all the ramifications of divorce. That was the point Cordell & Cordell Principal Partner Joseph Cordell made


Why The USFSPA Is Unfair To Retired Veterans


The Uniformed Services Former Spouses Protection Act was passed more than 30 years ago and has faced criticism by numerous veterans organizations ever since. The law routinely blindsides divorced servicemen and women who, after divorce, suddenly find huge portions of the retirement funds they’ve earned sent to their former spouse.


Billionaire’s Divorce Case Nears End

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It appears the near billion-dollar divorce case of Continental Resources Inc. CEO Harold Hamm might be nearing its conclusion. On Tuesday, in a 7-2 decision, the Oklahoma Supreme Court dismissed an appeal of the divorce judgment from Hamm’s ex-wife of 26 years, Sue Ann Arnall. The court ruled that she


Paying For The Marital Home Prior To Mediation

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Question: Following our temporary divorce hearing the judge ordered me to pay child support and continue making payments on the marital  home until we meet with a mediator. I can’t afford to continue making these house payments. What are my options if my name is the only one on the


Can Permanent Alimony Be Modified?

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Question: I am 62 years old and am paying permanent alimony. I am paying nearly $1,500 per month and don’t think I will ever be able to retire. Is there anything I can do to modify or terminate my alimony payments?


Video: Cordell & Cordell News – April 24, 2015


Dads Divorce, sponsor Cordell & Cordell and sister site have teamed up to present a series of weekly recap videos to keep you informed on the latest news and top stories. This week, Cordell & Cordell posted a column by Principal Partner Joe Cordell for Financial Advisor Magazine explaining