What Do I Do If My Spouse Asks for a Divorce?

Hearing your spouse actually say that they want a divorce can be a harsh reality to face. This can be true whether you were expecting it or not. The actual words being spoken out loud can be a game-changer. As the reality of the situation starts to surface more and more, there are steps you […]

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How Long Am I Expected to Pay Alimony?

Alimony is also referred to as “spousal support” or “spousal maintenance.” An often highly contentious aspect of divorce, alimony is a court order requiring one spouse to provide financial support to the other spouse either during or after a divorce. The specifics of the laws relating to alimony will greatly vary between states. Furthermore, a […]

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The Financial Impacts of Divorce

Divorce often requires a significant period of adjustment. Even if it is quite some time in the making, finalizing a divorce has its own effects. Among the many impacts of divorce to consider and adjust to, the financial impacts are likely to be among the most significant. The financial effects of divorce can have more […]

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Property Division in Arkansas

One of the biggest issues that needs to be addressed in a divorce is the division of marital property. It can also be one of the most contentious issues. If the divorcing spouses can reach an agreement as to how to divide their property, they have the ability to put it into a written Property […]

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How Is a Business Valued in an Arkansas Divorce?

One of the central issues that must be resolved during divorce proceedings is the division of marital assets. This can not only be one of the most contentious issues to address, but it can also be one of the most complicated. The task first begins with the court determining what assets are to be deemed […]

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Factors that Go Into Property Division

Each state has its own set of laws addressing how property is to be divided incident to divorce. Arkansas is an equitable distribution state meaning that, in a dissolution of marriage, marital property will be divided in a manner that is equitable, or fair. While state law asserts that equitable generally means that marital property […]

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How Is Property Divided in an Arkansas Divorce?

The divorce process will address several key issues in order for the marriage to dissolve and the parties start a new chapter in their lives. One of the issues central to divorce is division of property. It can also be one of the more contentious subjects to broach. While some couples are able to reach […]

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Seven Things to Do Before You File for Divorce

Ending a marriage is never an easy task, even when both parties agree that the marital union is irretrievably broken. Splitting up a household and dividing your life from your partner can be stressful, frightening, and painful. As you prepare to file for divorce, there are several things you can do yourself to help protect […]

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