Wilmington Delaware Legal Blog

What does your divorce mean for your upcoming tax return?

When you were making the decision to end your marriage, taxes were probably far from your mind. Whether you are in the process of getting divorced, just thinking about it, or are recently divorced you should consult with your tax professional to determine your rights and obligations. Here are some answers to basic questions you […]

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Should I file for bankruptcy before divorce?

Ending a marriage has a substantial impact on each spouse’s finances, and there are many times when bankruptcy becomes a necessary option. It is important to get the timing right when filing for both divorce and bankruptcy. What should you consider? Divorce is difficult emotionally and financially. For couples that are already struggling with debt, […]

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How are property and assets divided in a Delaware divorce?

After a couple has spent years building a life together, dividing the assets they have acquired can be a particularly stressful aspect of divorce. Many divorcing people wonder how property division will impact their finances as they enter the next chapter of their lives. Protecting their future financial health begins with understanding how Delaware courts […]

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How does Delaware enforce child support payments?

For many divorced parents, every support payment is critical for ensuring they have the financial resources to meet their children’s basic needs. Unfortunately, too often ex-partners choose not to honor their parental and legal responsibilities. When a noncustodial parent fails to meet support obligations, Delaware’s Division of Child Support Services may use a variety of […]

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How is child support calculated in Delaware?

When a couple gets married, divorce is the end goal. The day of your marriage, you think you’ll be with your partner forever, but as we all know, that reality doesn’t come true for many adults. The reasons for divorce are endless, but if you have children, one point is inevitable: the fact that one […]

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Taking care of yourself emotionally during a divorce

Leaving your spouse can be one of the most challenging times of your life. When you married, you probably thought the two of you would be together for the rest of your lives. People grow and change though, and sometimes legally separating is unavoidable. Divorce can quickly become overwhelming because of everything it involves. There […]

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Frequently asked questions about divorce in Delaware

Individuals who are considering divorce often feel uncertain about the future. After all, the end of a marriage often results in changes in parenting time, financial issues or even a move to a new home or city. Prepare for the next steps by understanding the laws governing divorce in Delaware. You can file here if […]

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Take Care of Yourself During Divorce

Divorce is stressful. Don’t neglect your mental and physical health. Divorce can wreak havoc on your mental and physical health. And though you can’t avoid some of the stress inherent in the divorce process, you can take steps to soften the blows. Where to start? Take a deep breath, read this article, then follow the […]

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Divorce: Legal Planner Checklist

Getting divorced? Steps to take before, during and after divorce Divorce. Sometimes, it’s difficult even to say the word. And it’s safe to say you didn’t aspire to ending your marriage. But divorce happens. And even when you know it’s your best option, you still will dread the process… and for good reason. Becausedivorce is […]

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