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Couples may argue over pets when they end a marriage

When a couple in Roanoke decides to divorce, there are often many decisions that must be made, especially if there are children involved. However, some attorneys claim that they are seeing an increase in the number of couples who have difficulty deciding who will receive pets when they end a marriage. For many, pets are seen as a member of the family.

Common tips for navigating the divorce process

At some point during life, an individual may find him or herself in the process of ending a marriage. For whatever reason, the marriage didn't work out, and the person must now go through the divorce process, which can include child custody issues, support payments and property division. Since so many people go through divorce, experts often have common tips that almost anyone can apply during this time. A person in Virginia facing the end of a marriage may be able to use some of the popular advice. 

Financial accounting a part of divorce process

State and federal laws determine how funds should be split when a couple decides to call it quits. Part of the divorce process for many in Virginia is a thorough review of assets, liabilities and debts, and then a negotiation to determine how they will be equitably shared. Any effort spent to determine the most accurate picture of the financial situation may prevent misunderstandings and confusion as the marital dissolution progresses. 

End a marriage more easily by avoiding mistakes

A divorce can be a trying time, and there is pressure to make the right choices in order to get through the process unscathed. Heightened emotions can make it more difficult to end a marriage, but luckily, there is help available. For Virginia residents, people with acquired knowledge of the divorce process offer some tips to help them avoid the pitfalls. 

Virginia divorce process could get trickier with new alimony rule

The new tax bill that was recently signed into law is bound to create some shifts in society as new policies are carried out. One such policy is a change in alimony, making the payments now tax-neutral. Couples undergoing the divorce process in Virginia may find themselves tempted to finish before 2019, when the new laws will go into effect. 

Tips for those looking to end a marriage

In a recent blog article, one author has shared some of his best practical tips for individuals facing divorce. When it is time to end a marriage, there are various measures a person can take to help the process along. In Virginia, a person who prepares for the divorce is more likely to come out the other side ready to start a new chapter in life. 

Millennials take their own approach to the divorce process

Millennials are making cultural waves again as the generation puts its own stamp on coupling up. Although mostly not yet old enough to have accumulated many assets with a spouse, millennials still have an interest in preserving and building wealth, which they combine with a more practical attitude toward the divorce process. In Virginia, younger individuals may find being more informed about family law and divorce planning less intimidating than individuals from other generations. 

Financial changes to make before separation

Early in the divorce process, your mind may focus on the emotions you feel and the changes it will bring to your life. It's easy to become overwhelmed with this transition, but you may want to set aside some time to think about how to protect yourself for the near future.

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