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Divorce can have impact on retirement

During the process of getting divorced in Montana, how the marital split-up will affect one's retirement typically is not an immediate area of focus. However, is a legitimate concern long term. For this reason, taking steps to protect one's retirement plans is critical during a divorce proceeding.

Whether to keep the marital home following divorce a big decision

At the start of the divorce process in Montana, being unsure about what to do is natural. An area that may especially spark questions is property division, which can easily cause fireworks between soon-to-be-exes. Specifically, determining what to do with the couple's marital house in divorce proceedings is critical.  

Mediation may be a good idea during divorce

Dissolving a marriage can be a brutal ordeal. This is true even if two spouses are attempting to end their marriage in a reasonable manner. After all, divorce litigation involves courtroom procedures that can taken months to complete. An alternative to going to trial in Montana, however, is divorce mediation.

Divorce can have multiple long-term effects

Getting divorced in Montana is a life-changing experience, with two spouses having to undo their ties and learn how to move on with their own individual lives. The process can understandably be overwhelming both emotionally and financially. Divorce has a few effects in particular that have to do with taxes and the family home.

Alimony decisions have tax implications during divorce

An essential aspect of dealing with the end of a marriage in Montana is planning for the tax-related consequences. Unfortunately, taxes are often among the least understood aspects of a divorce. A couple of tips may help with addressing taxes and another particular divorce matter that often sparks conflict: alimony.

Child, spousal support can be challenging aspects of divorce

Dissolving a marriage in Montana is often something couples never planned to do. Thus, when they finally do decide to get a divorce, they may be at a loss when it comes to what steps to take. A couple of tips may help with tackling some of the biggest issues that crop up during the dissolution of a divorce, namely those involving financial support.

Knowing financial situation important first step in divorce

Getting divorced is both an emotional and financial event. Because divorce typically involves two people who are angry and bitter, the entire process can be volatile. A couple of tips may help with navigating this complex type of family law proceeding in Montana.

Important steps to take when divorce is unavoidable

Going through the dissolution of a marriage can quickly take a toll both financially and emotionally. Unfortunately, sometimes divorce is unavoidable if two spouses cannot see eye to eye about issues affecting their marriage. A couple of tips may help those embarking on the journey of divorce for the first time in Montana.

Budgeting an important part of navigating divorce

For those getting divorced in Montana, the impact on their finances may be significant. This is true whether they have decided to handle their divorce matters at trial or outside of court. A few tips can help one to be as financially prepared as possible to avoid expensive mistakes that can have both short-term and long-term implications.