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Divorce, Spousal Support and Property Division after 50!

Older Persons Divorcing.jpgDivorce  Can be Very Difficult for people over 50 but Gray Divorce is becoming more and more common! Between 1990 and 2010 the divorce rate among couples over 50 more than doubled. By 2010 more than 25% of divorcees were in this category.

Do you need a social media clause in your divorce decree?

In a previous blog post we discussed the prominent role social media websites like Facebook play in both contributing to divorce and in the discovery of evidence during a divorce. Even after a divorce is finalized, issues related to social media accounts may continue to be a source of conflict between ex-spouses.

Is your spouse guilty of committing financial infidelity?

family-debt.jpgMost Chicago-area residents would likely agree that there's no room for infidelity in a healthy marriage. However, not all types of infidelity involve another man or woman. In fact, according to the National Endowment for Financial Education, so-called financial infidelity is common among roughly one-third of couples who have combined financial accounts.

Regaining a sense of control through the divorce process

With Valentine's Day quickly approaching, many married couples throughout the Chicagoland area are rushing to finalize dinner plans and find the perfect gift or card for a spouse. For some spouses, however, Valentine's Day and the messages of love and romance that accompany it serve as a painful reminder of the unhappy state of their marriage.

How can social media posts hurt your divorce case?

blonde-texting.jpgSocial media has quite literally taken over the world. According to adweek.com, 2014 social media user statistics show Facebook to have 1.28 billion active users, Twitter 255 million, Instagram 200 million, and Pinterest 40 million. Many social media users readily communicate with their friends, followers and complete strangers by posting updates, sharing opinions about various subjects and uploading photographs. While, for the most part, social media sites are used for benign purposes, individuals who are divorced or going through a divorce would be wise to use caution when posting and sharing anything via a social media website.

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