Going through a divorce is never easy, even if you knew it was coming, or you've prepared for it for years. Coming to the realization that your marriage is over can cause a lot of pain, stress, anguish and other emotions. One way to make the divorce process less stressful is to work towards an uncontested divorce with your spouse. Here are a few tips to make sure this happens when you file for divorce in Tennessee.
One of the many negative consequences associated with owing a significant amount of debt is experiencing a lot of contact from creditors. This may come in the form of phone calls, letters, bills and more. In some cases, contact from some creditors may go over the line, resulting in what is actually creditor harassment.
Spousal support, also referred to as alimony, is a set of payments made by a former spouse to their former spouse once a divorce has been finalized. These payments do not last a lifetime. They are only made to help the recipient pay for bills or go back to school while they get their life back in order. They are considered rehabilitative payments. The amount of these payments can be changed due to any of the reasons mentioned below.
Creating an estate plan is one of the most important parts of life. This plan protects not only you but your assets, your spouse, your beneficiaries and your property when you die or become incapacitated. Reviewing your estate plan every couple of years is a great way to make sure what is expressed in the plan is still your preference. If you have adult children, it is important to explain the wishes outlined in the plan as soon as possible.
Have you come to an agreement on shared custody with the other parent of your children? If so, there needs to be a lot of "give and take" in this relationship in order to make shared custody work for all those who are involved. It might get off to a rocky start, but the harder you work in the best interest of your children, the more successful the situation will be for everyone.
If you are struggling with overwhelming debt, your mind may be full of questions and worries about your future. Falling behind on your debt payments can be a scary thing, and you are probably dealing with warning letters in the mail and humiliating phone calls that demand payment.
Memorial Day weekend is right around the corner. Many families in Memphis, Tennessee, will either travel for the long weekend or host family and friends for a celebratory barbeque to tip off the unofficial start to summer. Today, we will provide some co-parenting tips for the Memorial Day holiday that you can also use when your children are on summer vacation.
Few people here in Tennessee, or anywhere for that matter, would argue with the fact that having even more money taken out of your paycheck because you can't meet your financial obligations doesn't help the situation. When you received notice of the wage garnishment, you probably felt as though you could do nothing to stop it.