Divorce & Child Expenses – Part 1: Which expenses should we share?

Raising a child is expensive.  Budgeting for these costs during a divorce may feel complicated.  You may be thinking about whether you  should share the costs of dentist visits or birthday parties.  And you may wonder how much you should pay.  Child support helps a parent pay for some basic expenses – but not all. 

Divorce & Your Home – Part 4: Selling Your Home

Under even the best circumstances, selling your home can be stressful.  It gets even more stressful during a divorce.   If your divorce does not include a buy-out, then eventually you will sell your family home.   Here are a few steps to think about when you are selling your home during a divorce. When should we

Divorce & Your Home – Part 3: A Buy-Out

You may be thinking about divorce and hearing the term “buy-out”.   Let’s assume that you both own the house and only one of you – let’s say you – want to own the house by yourself.  Then you may buy-out your spouse’s interest in the house.  To make a buy-out work, you need to give

Divorce & Your Home – Part 2: Living in the House Together

In most divorces, one person moves out of the marital home – but that’s not always the case.  Some divorced couples choose to continue to live together in the same home during and after their divorce. If you are thinking about sharing your home with your spouse during and after a divorce, here are some tips

Divorce & Your Home – Part 1: Owning the House Together

This is the first of a several part series entitled: Divorce & Your Home.  In this series, I will explain the various options my clients have explored to make best decisions about home ownership when they are pursuing a divorce.  In this first post, I will talk about my clients who want to continue to both own their house (apartment or condo) during and after their divorce.