Combating Threats Of Back Child Support

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Question: My wife and I have been separated since 2005 and I have always paid court-ordered child support. Since I started making a decent paycheck, my wife had decided to file for divorce. She is threatening me with back child support even though I have never missed a payment. What


The Ongoing Problem Of Spousal Support

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Spousal support seems destined to remain in a state of perpetual flux. Even the name – alimony/spousal support/spousal maintenance – keeps changing. There are numerous reasons the spousal support system is so complicated – many of them deal with ever-changing gender and marital roles. To understand why the system is


Child Support Doesn’t Stop During Unemployment

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Question: I have had a verbal agreement with my ex-wife for the last eight years regarding child support. Because of the economy, I have been unemployed for several years. I just recently gained employment and started getting my life back together, but now my wife has filed a show cause


8 Financial Tips For Blended Families

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The structure of the typical American family has changed dramatically. According to Pew Research, only 46% of U.S. kids younger than 18 are living in traditional families with two married heterosexual parents in their first marriage. Blended families – a family consisting of a couple and children from a previous


DadsDivorce LIVE: Financial Planning During Divorce


One reason coming to a fair divorce settlement that both parties agree to is that emotion often clouds rational decision making. can’t eliminate the emotional element of divorce, but it can help divorcing couples objectively analyze the financial aspects of the divorce. Laurence Kotlikoff, an economics professor at Boston


Video: Cordell & Cordell News – February 20, 2015

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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 an interview Phoenix Money Radio’s “Business for Breakfast” conducted with Cordell &