divorce

Will you lose custody if you lose your job?

If you lose your job, you should not assume that you will automatically lose custody of your children. While it is important that you are able to provide for them and support them financially, you can take steps to improve your situation and show that you are working...

Can I stop paying alimony?

If you were ordered to pay alimony (also known as spousal support) following your divorce, you may be eager to see the day when it ends. There are ways to end your payments earlier than expected, but those exceptions are limited. The factors that are involved in...

How can divorce impact your credit score?

Many adults spend a lot of time getting their credit score where they want it to be. If they’re married and make the decision to divorce, they may not want to think about how it will impact their credit score.  There are several points that you need to remember when...

Why divorce can lead to an identity crisis

A divorce can have the power to turn your life upside down for better and for worse. If you have been in an unhappy marriage for many years, it's likely that you'll have known that divorce was inevitable, but to actually go through it can still be heartbreaking and...