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Month: September 2013

Splitting retirement assets in a divorce

Illinois spouses getting a divorce might be wise to consider how they’re going to divide their retirement assets during the divorce process. In lieu of other important divorce issues like child support, alimony and who gets the house, people might tend to put allocation of retirement assets on the backburner. However, financial advisors say that…
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Tips for divorcing women on withdrawing joint funds

Women in Illinois and all over the country may have made great strides in independence and fiscal responsibility, but one expert in the field says that many are still kept in the dark by their husbands about their financial situation. This might not cause a problem in a healthy marriage, but in a high net…
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An overview of billionaire divorces in the U.S.

Illinois residents may be interested to learn that Sergey Brin, one of the founders of Google, has separated from his wife. A representative for the couple confirmed that although the couple remains good friends, they have chosen to live apart. The couple has two children together. Brin has been romantically linked with another executive who…
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How to recover from domestic violence

Some Illinois residents may think of domestic violence as being limited to heterosexual couples, but domestic violence for same-sex couples has historically occurred at similar rates. In fact, according to figures from the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs, one in four non-heterosexual relationships involve some degree of abusive behavior. While domestic abuse varies in form,…
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