Til The House Do Us Part: The Top Five Reasons To Refinance After Divorce

Quite often, the divorce settlement  spells out who will keep the marital home, as well as how an ex-spouse will be removed from the title and mortgage. As a follow-up to our last blog post, this article briefly explains how refinancing may help you keep the marital home, improve your cash flow, and separate your finances from your […]

How to Split Home Value in a Divorce

The marital home may represent a significant piece of a divorcing couple’s net worth. Unlike financial accounts which are readily evaluated, a home will require an appraisal or two to determine its market value. After the parties agree to the value, there are several options to consider in splitting the home equity as explained in […]

Same-sex Divorce Poses Complications for Some Splitting Couples

Same-sex divorces have some unique considerations. For example, depending on the state, the length of the marriage may be determined from the date of marriage or may be adjusted to account for the period of cohabitation. In addition, prior to the legalization of same sex marriage, some couples may have registered as domestic partners in […]