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What is considered separate property in a divorce?

I often have clients come in who are misinformed about separate property and which assets should be divided in their divorce. Since I'm in Ohio, I will use that as my example. Ohio is an equitable division state. That means that a couples'...

Who Gets The House In A Divorce?

As with many of the topics I have written about, there is not a simple answer to the question of who gets the house in a divorce. It is, however, a question that comes up over and over as I work with divorcing couples. The family home is one of...

Executive Compensation in Divorce - Critical Info You Need to Know

Thank you to Nancy Hetrick, CDFA, MAFF, AWMA from Smarter Divorce Financial Solutions for contributing a blog on this important topic!


Divorce is never easy and often has financial complexities that require an expert to evaluate. Some of the...

What is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst?

Dealing with a divorce is a stress beyond compare for many people. When you add to that the emotional stress of complicated financial issues that arise during this time, means it is crucial to enlist professional help to assure your money...

A Tip That Can Save You Thousands: Dividing a 401-K in a Divorce

Did you know that if you are divorced and are the recipient of all or part of your former spouse’s 401-K, you may have an opportunity to take cash out of the account without paying the IRS’s 10% penalty (on funds withdrawn prior to age 59.5)? To...

QDRO: I need a what??

Pension Valuation: Are you giving up thousands when counting your pennies?

Are you losing out on thousands of dollars because of your financial fears during your dissolution or divorce?

One of the biggest fears I hear from clients is the cost of the divorce itself. There is no question that both dissolutions and...