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March 2013 Archives

3 Things to Know About Financial Affidavits

Finances are an integral part of a divorce. And one very important document when discussing finances and divorce is a financial affidavit.

What is a financial affidavit? An affidavit is a sworn written statement made under oath; a financial affidavit describes your assets, your income, and other financial information.

It's very important for divorcing parties to understand what a financial affidavit is and how it can affect you, if you're going through a divorce.

How to Invalidate a Prenuptial Agreement

You might think you have an iron-clad prenup, but do you really?

It may not be as hard as it looks to get a prenup tossed out in court. The simple fact of having a prenuptial agreement in place doesn't necessarily mean that it can't be found invalid.

At the end of the day, a prenuptial agreement is a contract. And if a contract isn't done right, it may not be enforceable.

March Is a Busy Month For Divorce

Divorce attorneys are tucked away behind their desks for much of late winter and early spring.

Much of that is due to the fact that divorce rates peak in March, according to NPR. That makes March one of the busiest months for divorce attorneys.

Why?

3 Things to Know Before You Say Goodbye (to Your Marriage)

So the holidays have passed and so has Valentine's Day. It's obvious to you and your significant other that it's time to call it quits.

Next stop: Splitsville.

Now is the time to start planning ahead and strategizing for what could be a long and painful ordeal -- divorce. Here are three things you should know before getting a divorce: