A House Divided

The latest research suggests that divorce rates in the U.S. have been falling in recent decades.

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Things you NEED to do to Financially Prepare for Divorce

Julie had the honor of being a guest for a second time on See the Upside Podcast! In this episode, Julie goes into more depth on how to prepare financially for a separation or divorce. Follow the link below to listen to the podcast!

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LIFE SPANS – THE BRIDGE DIVORCE STRATEGIES NEWSLETTER Interesting Info You Can Read Over a Single Cup of Coffee

After-the-fact facts: Some family-law attorneys ask me if I help my clients after the divorce is finalized. The others should. It’s an important question.

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LIFE SPANS – THE BRIDGE DIVORCE STRATEGIES NEWSLETTER Interesting Info You Can Read Over a Single Cup of Coffee

Listen to this one: I recently worked on a divorce case in which the separating couple had agreed to bring in a neutral business valuation analyst, to help ascertain what the husband’s business was worth, in order to craft an equitable settlement that would include spousal maintenance. That’s a smart, prudent, and commendable move.

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LIFE SPANS – THE BRIDGE DIVORCE STRATEGIES NEWSLETTER Interesting Info You Can Read Over a Single Cup of Coffee

Let’s start with a simple set of facts: You bill by the hour. I do, too, but I also am compensated in other ways which give me a degree of flexibility on the clock that you don’t have.

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LIFE SPANS – THE BRIDGE DIVORCE STRATEGIES NEWSLETTER Interesting Info You Can Read Over a Single Cup of Coffee

In my last newsletter, I gave you what I hope is a good working overview of executive compensation such as stock options. I explained how this type of “payment” is purposely deferred, typically over a rolling period of several years, in order to incentivize the employee to stay with the company, and also help it grow, so that he or she can eventually cash in on its growth and heftier stock price.

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LIFE SPANS – THE BRIDGE DIVORCE STRATEGIES NEWSLETTER Interesting Info You Can Read Over a Single Cup of Coffee

I like to say that there are three parties in any divorce: The husband, the wife, and Uncle Sam. Because everyone agrees that the less we can give to that greedy uncle, the more that’s left for the remaining two parties.

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How to Conquer the World: 5 Strategies for Savvy Single Women

Did you know that 69% of American women are living without a spouse or partner?

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LIFE SPANS – THE BRIDGE DIVORCE STRATEGIES NEWSLETTER Interesting Info You Can Read Over a Single Cup of Coffee

I’m going to stick my neck out here and offer you something entirely free, something you’re guaranteed to find incredibly valuable, which will make you look like (even more of) a hero to your clients, with absolutely no obligation to engage me or my services whatsoever.

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