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Yearly Archives: 2022

Student Loans And Divorce

By Feb 17, 2022 Posted in Articles

Student Loans And Divorce There are currently more than 43 million student borrowers in the United States that are in debt to the tune of a total of $1.73 trillion dollars, according to the Education Data Initiative. This means that on average, students owe just over $39,000 each. This can be a staggering amount of debt for couples, especially if both spouses have student loans. If one spouse incurred student loan debt is the other […]

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Unique Challenges Of A “Gray Divorce”

By Feb 6, 2022 Posted in Articles

Unique Challenges Of A “Gray Divorce” Gray divorce has been on the rise in recent years according to the Pew Research Center which claims the trend is led by baby boomers. While the divorce rate is higher than in the past 25 years for those over 50 years old, married couples 65 years and older have seen the divorce rate nearly triple during the same time period. What are the reasons for this sharp increase, […]

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What To Do If You Think Your Spouse Is Hiding Assets

By Jan 13, 2022 Posted in Articles

What To Do If You Think Your Spouse Is Hiding Assets Divorce is never pleasant, and in many cases is bitter and contentious. It is not unusual for one spouse or the other to attempt to hide income or other assets not only from their spouse, but from the court as well. Iowa is an equitable distribution state, which means that courts divide assets and other property in a way that is deemed equitable or […]

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What Are Your Rights If You Leave The Marital Home During Your Divorce?

By Jan 3, 2022 Posted in Articles

What Are Your Rights If You Leave The Marital Home During Your Divorce? When one spouse or the other files for divorce it can be very difficult to continue to live in the same house together until the divorce becomes final. Some couples remain friendly and amicable during the process, but this is not often the case. There are certain factors to take into consideration when making the decision on whether to stay or move […]

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