Five Financial Facts Before Filing for Divorce.
Your financial future is one of the first things you need to think about if you are ready to separate from your spouse. Although many individuals get overwhelmed at the thought of finances, there is no need to panic if you keep these five principles in mind.
1) Do not let your emotions drive your financial decisions. It is worth repeating this point, because we so often see financial decisions driven by guilt, hate, and sadness. Don’t end up kicking yourself down the road because you gave away what is rightfully yours just to escape a bad situation now.
2) Everything can be divided. All marital property belongs to both of you. If you bought it with money earned during the marriage, it’s marital. It doesn’t matter if you bought a car or house in your own name. If you bought it with money earned while you were married, it belongs to both of you and can be divided by the court.
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