There is way more to sort through when getting divorced than most couples are prepared to deal with: child custody, alimony, who is going to move out (divorce tip for men: don’t move out!), etc. Even more perplexing is what to do with the marital home. For many divorcing couples, …CONTINUE READING
Credit For Marital Home Mortgage Payments
If you are going through a divorce, do not pay expenses for your soon-to-be-ex-wife, such as marital home mortgage payments, and expect the court to give you credit for it later. The following case study example is loosely based on the facts from a recently released Appellate Court decision in …CONTINUE READING
Financial Planning Tips To Help Mitigate Divorce Costs
When your marriage ends, the storm of divorce costs can leave you reeling financially. It takes some guys years to get back to a place of stability after losing thousands to attorney fees, filing costs, child support, alimony, and more. In recent months, with inflation hitting record levels and many …CONTINUE READING
Is A Bad Economy A Good Time To Divorce?
It is indisputable that the decision to go through with a divorce proceeding is heavily influenced by the status of the economy. Nowadays, it appears that many people contemplating a divorce do so in a very similar fashion to those determining whether or not to buy or sell stock. With …CONTINUE READING
How Does Divorce Affect Children’s Academic Performance?
If you are a father who has recently gone through a breakup or are considering separating from your spouse, you are likely wondering how does divorce affect children’s academic performance. Divorce can be earth shattering for children, and one of the biggest challenges for divorced parents is helping their kids …CONTINUE READING
Pet Custody: Who Keeps the Dog in Divorce?
Increasingly, pet custody is becoming a source of contention in family law cases. For one thing, there are more pet owners than ever before. During the COVID-19 pandemic, dog and cat adoptions increased by up to 250%. When you couple that spike with the fact that up to 95% of …CONTINUE READING
What Does Your Divorce Lawyer Need to Know? – Men’s Divorce Podcast
Cordell & Cordell Executive/Managing Partner, CEO Scott Trout and Litigation Partner Dorothy Walsh Ripka discuss the important facts your divorce lawyer needs to know and how you can prepare to best help them in your case. During initial consultations, divorce attorneys need to learn about your history and need to understand your goals for …CONTINUE READING
Why Divorce is so Expensive and Strategies for Keeping Costs Down – Men’s Divorce Podcast
Cordell & Cordell Executive/Managing Partner, CEO Scott Trout and Milwaukee divorce attorney Chelsea Williamson discuss some of the reasons divorce cases tend to be so expensive and offer tips and strategies to help you reduce costs. Just about everyone walks away from divorce with less than what they had when they started, but Mr. …CONTINUE READING
What Does a Family Law Trial Look Like? – Men’s Divorce Podcast
Cordell & Cordell Executive/Managing Partner, CEO Scott Trout and Litigation Partner Will Halaz discuss what a typical trial looks like in family law.CONTINUE READING
Register for Free Divorce Seminars
Dad’s Divorce sponsor Cordell & Cordell is hosting a series of free Men’s Divorce Seminars over the coming two months in an effort to better prepare men across the U.S. for what lies ahead during the divorce process. The 10 Stupidest Mistakes Made When Facing Divorce seminars will cover the …CONTINUE READING