Imputing Income To Spouses For Child Support
201612.21
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Imputing Income To Spouses For Child Support

In Florida, a child support obligation is primarily dependent upon the reported incomes of the parents and calculated according to the Florida Child Support Guidelines. Florida courts may order an amount of child support that deviates five (5) percent more or less from the guideline amount. To arrive at this amount, courts consider factors such…

Divorce Rate Declines While Marriage Rate Slightly Rises
201612.19
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Divorce Rate Declines While Marriage Rate Slightly Rises

The divorce rate in the United States has fallen for the third consecutive year according to data released in November of 2016. This decrease has resulted in the lowest rate in more than 35 years. While divorces fell in 2015, the number of marriages increased slightly from 31.9 in 2014 to 32.3 marriages for every 1,000 unmarried women age…

Prenuptial Agreements And Estate Planning, Part 2
201612.16
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Prenuptial Agreements And Estate Planning, Part 2

The first part of this article addressed the idea that a prenuptial agreement may be a useful estate planning tool. This segment will briefly discuss some of the important questions to consider in formulating a prenuptial agreement/estate plan prior to marriage. Here are some questions to consider: What provisions should be made if the death…

Prenuptial Agreements And Estate Planning, Part 1
201612.14
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Prenuptial Agreements And Estate Planning, Part 1

Prenuptial agreements are contracts entered into by spouses prior to marriage to manage their property rights and spousal support obligations. Such premarital contracts are formed because of a singular or communal desire to establish each person’s economic rights and obligations in the situations where one spouse predeceases the other or the marriage simply ends. Parties…

Elon Musk Divorces The Same Woman. . .Again
201612.08
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Elon Musk Divorces The Same Woman. . .Again

Elon Musk’s union with his second wife, Talulah Riley, is over as the judge in their divorce case issued a final decree to officially end their marriage, which was their second. Riley and Musk first married in 2010 and first divorced two years later in 2012. They then remarried 18 months later in 2013, but Musk filed…

RGIII (Robert Griffin III) Soon To Be Single
201610.06
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RGIII (Robert Griffin III) Soon To Be Single

One moment you’re strolling with your girlfriend on a college campus making plans for an exciting future playing professional football. The next you’re filing for divorce, having experienced injuries, and the loss of your QB job with the Washington Redskins, a team that paid an extraordinarily high price to draft you. For Robert Griffin III,…

Frances Bean Cobain Faces a Tough Alimony Fight
201610.05
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Frances Bean Cobain Faces a Tough Alimony Fight

The fight over Kurt Cobain’s guitar isn’t set to be the only skirmish of consequence in Frances Bean Cobain’s divorce. Her ex-husband might have a great case for some serious alimony. Spousal support is going to be the central issue going forward after Isaiah Silva, Frances’ husband, dropped jaws with his $300,000 per year request….

Chris Rock’s Divorce Includes Unique Child Situation
201609.29
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Chris Rock’s Divorce Includes Unique Child Situation

Chris Rock has made a fortune from being funny about a host of subjects, including raising children. Thus, it only makes sense that his divorce would include a crazy situation regarding his children. Rock has been separated from his ex-wife, Malaak Compton-Rock, since 2014. During that time, he has maintained his relationship with his two…

Two Parenting Issues to Watch for After Divorces
201609.28
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Two Parenting Issues to Watch for After Divorces

The effects of a divorce aren’t always apparent the day the papers are signed. There can be lingering issues for children (and parents) that arise later and can have drastic consequences if they aren’t addressed. Unfortunately, not all of these issues will be immediately apparent. Many of the problems will be more subtle, lacking the…

Jhene Aiko Files for Divorce Amid Big Sean Rumors
201609.27
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Jhene Aiko Files for Divorce Amid Big Sean Rumors

The rumors about Jhene Aiko haven’t been confirmed or denied, but her marriage has been pronounced dead. Aiko filed for divorce from her husband, Oladipo Omishore, who is also known as Dot da Genius. The documents listed the date of marriage as July 26, 2014, meaning the marriage lasted just over two years. The Big…

Is my 401(k) a Marital Asset?
201609.20
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Is my 401(k) a Marital Asset?

Divorce will make you worry about a lot of things. How are the kids going to handle Daddy or Mommy moving out? Heck, where am I going to live? And that’s when things take a turn down the financial path. You start to worry about the future you built through hard work and prudent investments,…