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Mike Epps to pay spousal, child support in divorce settlement

When celebrities end their marriages, it is not unusual for the settlement terms to come with high numbers related to alimony and child support. Of course, it is not only celebrities who may face such outcomes, as any individual going through a high-asset divorce can face considerable financial implications. Nonetheless, these celebrity cases can often provide examples to individuals interested in possible settlement outcomes.

Dividing IRAs early may have negative impacts during divorce

It is not unusual for New York residents to handle issues associated with ending their marriages in the manner they see most fitting. However, if parties do not have the correct information, the decisions they make when it comes to property division and other divorce aspects could have negative repercussions. In particular, parties could face considerable financial detriment if they do not properly divide their IRAs.

Divorce facts for older parties may surprise some New Yorkers

Though the idea of ending a marriage may seem unlikely to some parties who feel happily married, this type of situation could happen to anyone. The reasons may differ from couple to couple, but even New York residents who once felt that divorce could never happen to them may find themselves facing legal proceedings. In fact, some older parties may even consider this option after decades of marriage.

Reliable info may make difference in New York divorce cases

When a New York resident faces any significant life change, others may step in to offer what they believe are words of wisdom. Of course, not all advice is reliable, and when individuals are going through divorce, it may be wise to explore legal options rather than simply accepting the words of a friend or family member. Ensuring the reliability of information may be especially important due to common misconceptions surrounding divorce.

Could military service have negative impact on child custody?

Many Americans serve proudly in the military only to witness harrowing acts that may leave them physically and mentally scarred. In most cases, servicemen and women are all too happy to get back to their loving families and work to overcome any trauma they may have experienced. Unfortunately, some New York military members may face additional difficulties if their service is used against them in child custody disputes.

Financial implications may sway decisions in New York divorce

Dealing with the numerous decisions and proceedings that can come along with ending a marriage can put many people on edge. They may fear making the wrong choice and end up with a deal they find dissatisfying. Because of this potential outcome, New York residents going through divorce may want to ensure that they understand the implications of their desires before making decisions.

Misconceptions may have negative divorce impacts in New York

Because most individuals ending a marriage have little legal knowledge about the legal process, it is not unusual for parties to believe certain misconceptions. While some myths can be easily cleared up with the right information, some New York residents could suffer if they enter their divorce proceedings with the wrong beliefs. Typically, the common misunderstandings relate to possible settlement outcomes.

Emotions can have serious impacts on divorce in New York

Many different factors can play significant roles in determining whether a marriage has reached its breaking point. For some New York residents, many issues may have built up until they can no longer handle being together, and for others, a sudden fit of rash anger may have led to their feeling that they no longer want to be married. Whatever the case may be, choosing to divorce can have considerable impacts.

Could separate beds have divorce implications in New York?

When many New York residents think of a married couple living together, they often think of the couple sharing a bed. While the marriage bed may be an important and sacred place to many individuals, some parties may place less significance on having to sleep in the same room. Of course, depending on the circumstances, not sharing a bed could potentially be an indicator that divorce is on the horizon.

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