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June 2018 Archives

Taking notes following car accidents may prove helpful

A person in Montana can easily be injured in an accident stemming from another person's negligence. Fortunately, he or she has the right to seek to hold the reportedly at-fault party accountable through the civil court system. Taking notes at the scenes of such car accidents may be immensely helpful for preserving evidence, which might help the victims' cases.

Tax law impacts homeownership, claiming children post divorce

The process of dissolving a marriage is no doubt overwhelming from both a financial and an emotional standpoint. However, the new tax code is making it that much more complicated for many couples, especially those with children and a family home. Here is a look at how the new law will affect couples in Montana going through divorce this year and beyond.

Car accidents caused by loss of driver control may spark injuries

A teenager suffered injuries in a recent crash in Montana. The rollover accident took place on a Friday along Interstate 90. Many times these types of car accidents happen due to a driver's carelessness, in which case the driver may be held accountable for the injuries resulting from the accident.

How long divorce takes depends on the couple

When two people have decided to end their marriage, the last thing they want is to remain stuck together longer than they have to be. The faster they can complete the divorce process, the better. Here is a glimpse at a couple of divorce process options that couples have in Montana and how long they may take.

Unrealistic lifestyle plans following divorce a common mistake

Every marital breakup is different because the couples going through marital dissolutions have their own unique needs and challenges. Nonetheless, certain mistakes are frequently made during divorce proceedings in Montana, especially those involving money. One such mistake is having unrealistic post-divorce lifestyle expectations.

Managing finances effectively during divorce is paramount

During a marital breakup, money is oftentimes a major area of concern. For one, two spouses who are going through divorce may be unsure about how to manage their money during the transition from married life to single living. Second, they may be at a loss for how to split up their marital property and debt in Montana.

Signs you may have to pay alimony in a Montana divorce

You don't get married with the expectation that your marriage will fail. Typically, when you get married, you imagine spending the rest of your life with your spouse. You're probably not considering the outcome and long-term impact of a divorce when you say, "I do." After a few years (or decades), however, you may come to realize that you and your spouse would be happier going your separate ways.

More women paying child support, alimony following divorce

In years past, men were oftentimes the ones responsible for covering child support and alimony. Now, the tables have turned. More female breadwinners today are paying for their ex-spouses than ever before following divorce proceedings in Montana and elsewhere.