Divorce and the Closely-Held Business

A divorce can become extremely complicated when it involves a closely-held business. This article provides an overview of options for dealing with a business in divorce.

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Divorce Financial Planning: 3 Common Fears

Divorce can feel like a full time job. Between the (sometimes) contentious texts with your ex-partner, phone calls to your attorney, and figuring out child custody, where you are going to live, and how your new life will look, there is almost always a sense of uncertainty or fear just below the surface. And regardless of how affluent the couple is, there is often a great deal of worry about the financial future.

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5 Essential Tips for Financial Planning After Divorce

Divorce is about severing ties and starting over, at the same time. Having a financial plan can help secure your future and give you peace of mind, but this process isn’t without its challenges. You have to reassess everything. Everything you do is built on a set of future goals, and these change when you get divorced. Your future goals aren’t going to be the same; they’re no longer in connection with someone else.

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How to Divorce Proof Your Company

It can happen to the best of entrepreneurs. While a new business owner is putting in long hours to build a business, a marriage can fray. The next thing the owner knows, his or her spouse may be filing for divorce.

This scenario is all too common. Forty percent to 50 percent of all first marriages in the U.S. end in divorce, according to a 2010 report by the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia. The divorce rate for second marriages is even higher.

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8 Financial Tips for Men Getting a Divorce

In TV shows and movies, the typical divorce narrative is to portray women as celebrated victims. Meanwhile, men are depicted as silent sufferers who feel resentment, anger, depression and fear over lingering financial issues, relationship turmoil and worries over breaking up their families. Off camera, the truth is that men don’t always have the tools — or the support — to deal with these very real concerns.

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