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Economic Abuse

Economic Abuse

Definition: When one intimate partner has control over the other partner’s access to economic resources, diminishing the victim’s capacity to support him/herself and forces him/her to depend on the perpetrator financially. Control of someone’s present or future earning potential. Economic abuse is often used as a controlling mechanism as part of a larger pattern of […]

25th March 2015 | By More
What to do about the Marital Home?

What to do about the Marital Home?

A big issue in divorce proceedings is what to do about the marital home. Is it to be sold or does a spouse buy out the other one? Would one spouse be able to handle the upkeep, taxes and bond payments? A factor to consider is if the bond is already paid or will be […]

12th March 2015 | By More
Financial tips for after divorce

Financial tips for after divorce

Financial advisers offer these tips to help people start the next chapter, after divorce: Redo the budget Going from “us” to “I” usually means having to move from two paychecks to one. People who don’t make an honest assessment of what they can afford under their new financial setup may find themselves with cars, houses […]

5th March 2015 | By More