Tuesday, January 8, 2013
HOW TO PREPARE FOR A DIVORCE
If you are a woman considering divorce or are being forced to think of divorce, because your husband has declared his intention to separate from you, you are no doubt wondering what first steps you should take. If you are like most people, you will think of calling an attorney to help you navigate this difficult process.
Though you will certainly need legal advice, there is another professional you should consult perhaps even before you make that call to the lawyer: a Certified Financial Planner™. A CFP® can be invaluable to you during this time, because when a marriage fails, money issues often dominate the divorce proceedings.
The financial aspects of breaking the marital bonds are among the most important decisions you will ever make during your lifetime. You have to protect yourself, and that means you have to make financial plans to preserve what you have contributed to the marriage early in the divorce negotiating process - even while the shock is still sinking in. These are assets you have a right to share. Trusting that the legal process will take care of you is the worst assumption you can make
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For more information, contact the Family Law Offices of Renee M. Marcelle at (415) 456-4444, or online at http://www.familylawmarin.com/ --