When a marriage falls apart, couples are supposed to fully disclose all their holdings to each other so that a fair split of the marital assets can be decided.
It's normal to be emotional when you're going through a divorce -- and that makes it hard to keep your mind on practical concerns. However, paying attention to certain practical issues will make your post-divorce recovery a lot easier to manage.
If you are going through a divorce, any retirement accounts that you and your spouse own typically will be subject to division as part of the marital property.
During a divorce, a quitclaim deed can be used to divide up the marital property.
One of the biggest assets many people have to divide during their divorce is the equity in their home -- which can be a problem when opinions differ on the home's true value and the most recent evaluation was done years before at its purchase.
A lot of divorced people end up with a ring (or rings) that they no longer want.
Family heirlooms often get caught up in bitter divorce fights -- especially when they're both highly portable and valuable.
Some of the biggest issues in a divorce are provoked by the littlest things -- like engagement rings.
If you and your spouse are at the end of your relationship, one of the first things that you need to attend to is your joint bank account.
How do you discuss a prenuptial agreement with your intended without setting off a bunch of emotional fireworks?