Separation & Divorce

Know the difference between separation and divorce—and how each affects you financially, depending on where you live. Learn how to identify financial issues that wreck marriages and how to negotiate a break-up with the least amount of pain.

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Rewriting Your Will After Divorce
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How to Find a Divorce Lawyer
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Top Financial Mistakes to Avoid in a Divorce Settlement
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Who Gets the Frozen Embryos in a Divorce—and Other Issues
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Alternatives to Court: Mediation and Arbitration
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Guidelines for Child Support
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How Parents’ Finances Impact Custody Battles
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The Most Expensive Divorces in History
12 Mistakes to Avoid When Divorcing Over 50
Taxpayers in Community Property States Earn Community Income
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How to Split IRAs and Other Retirement Plans During a Divorce
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The Fundamentals of Spousal Support Taxation
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Using QDRO Money from a Divorce to Pay for a New Home
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What Is a QDRO?
How to Protect Your Retirement After a Divorce
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The No. 1 Reason Why Couples Fight
Domestic Relations Order – DRO
Court Order Acceptable for Processing (COAP)
Alimony Payment Definition
Divorce Services
The 6 Best Online Divorce Services of 2022
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Divorce Planning Checklist: What You Need To Know
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Decoupling Your Finances: How to Divide Your Money in a Divorce
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What Is a Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO)?
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Legal Separation
Natural Guardian Definition
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Alimony Definition