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Think about your options for filing for divorce

With the holiday season right around the corner, it might be troubling to contemplate the need to file for divorce. For some people, there isn't any time to waste on getting things started. For others, it might be possible to hold off until after the holidays. Both options have some pros and cons. You have to decide which is necessary in your case.

High asset divorces are likely going to be complex

Not all divorces are created equally. Typically, the only thing that you will find universal is that at least one party feels that the marriage should be ended in a legal manner. Some divorces are much more complex than others. High-asset splits fall under this category. We know that you might be ready to get everything over and done with quickly, but there are some issues that you need to handle first.

Watch out for hidden bitcoin assets

When people used to hide assets during a divorce, they had to physically hide the money. This led to the stereotype about a "mattress full of cash." A spouse could stash money aside, fail to disclose it during the divorce and then keep an ex from his or her fair share in court.

What parents should know about custody evaluators

Parents in divorces or contested custody proceedings may have to participate in a custody evaluation. The purpose of an evaluation is to provide the finder of fact with recommendations as to how to award custody and/or parenting time based on the “best interests of the child” standard.

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