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Divorce Financial Checklist Part 2

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 and is filed under Divorce - Blog Category, Uncategorized

Be prepared with our Divorce Financial Checklist! If you’re contemplating a divorce, you’re likely overwhelmed by all of the emotions and uncertainty about the future associated with such a move. However, to get the most for your money and from your lawyer’s time, it’s important to get together all of your relevant financial information before you sit down with your attorney or Certified Divorce Financial Analyst.

Divorce Checklist Part II

Powers of attorney. If you or your spouse have power of attorney for a family member or friend who is ill, incapacitated or otherwise can’t handle his or her own affairs, you’ll need to bring this documentation with you to your meeting with your divorce lawyer. Read More

Divorce Financial Checklist Part 1

Monday, April 6th, 2015 and is filed under Divorce - Blog Category

If you’re contemplating a divorce, you’re likely overwhelmed by all of the emotions and uncertainty about the future associated with such a move. However, to get the most for your money and from your lawyer’s time, it’s important to get together all of your relevant financial information before you sit down with your attorney or Certified Divorce Financial Analyst. Be prepared with our Divorce Financial Checklist!

Financial Information You’ll Need for Your Meeting with Your Divorce Attorney (Part 1)
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Why Financial Strength is Crucial in Divorce

Monday, January 19th, 2015 and is filed under Divorce - Blog Category, Financial News

Divorce Financial ServicesTranscending Legal: Why Financial Strength is Crucial in Divorce

Connecting with the right attorney is critical in divorce. But if you have accumulated a significant asset portfolio during your soon-to-be dissolved marriage, hiring a third party financial expert can be just as important. A Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA) can help you negotiate your financial position and save money in the process. Read More

What Does a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst Do?

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 and is filed under Divorce - Blog Category, Uncategorized

certified-divorce-financial-analystIf you’re preparing to divorce, you probably know that you will need an experienced divorce attorney to help you navigate the process. But did you know that you should also enlist the help of a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst? The Certified Divorce Financial Analyst will work closely with your attorney to make sure that the proper asset division strategies are in place and help you get the most out of your divorce settlement. Read More

Finding Hidden Assets During Divorce

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 and is filed under Divorce - Blog Category

No one wants to believe their spouse would willfully hide assets before or during a divorce, but it happens. In a community property state such as Texas, you’ll want to get a full and clear picture of all the marital assets to ensure an equitable settlement. If your spouse was the one who handled the finances during the marriage, you may be especially in the dark about the state of your assets.

Fortunately, there are ways to find hidden assets to make sure that you’re getting everything to which you’re entitled. Read More

Freezing Assets During Divorce: What You Need to Know About TROs

Monday, February 10th, 2014 and is filed under Divorce - Blog Category

When you’re going through a divorce, tensions are likely running high. You may be concerned that your husband will modify assets as a way to harm you or prevent you from getting everything to which you’re legally entitled. Luckily there are legal protections to prevent this from happening. When filing for divorce in Texas, your divorce petition can include a temporary restraining order, or TRO, for freezing assets during divorce. Read More

What Divorce Lawyers Wish You Knew About Your Finances

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 and is filed under Divorce - Blog Category, Uncategorized

What Divorce Lawyers Wish You KnewMost divorce lawyers wish their clients had a better handle on what a fair and equitable settlement would be at the time of divorce. Very often, emotions take over and the client has a very difficult time separating emotions from financial reality.

If you are facing divorce, there are several things you can do to help your lawyer better represent your best interests. These steps require time and effort, but you can save a substantial amount of money in discovery fees by proactively gathering the financial ammunition that will be used to negotiate your settlement. Read More