If you have recently divorced, you may be relying on alimony payments from your ex-spouse in order to get by. This could be especially true if you are the primary caregiver of your children.
January 2019 Archives
Divorce is complicated, and it only gets worse if you fall for some of the most common myths about the process. Make sure you know what they are so that you can avoid them if you decide to end your own marriage.
Jeff Bezos and his wife of 25 years have recently announced they are getting divorced. Jeff is the founder of Amazon, which he started after he was married. This means that any wealth generated from this company over the course of the marriage could be eligible for division between the spouses. As you can imagine, this is a significant amount of money -- $137 billion, to be exact.
Parents often argue about exactly what child support payments should cover. The person getting the payments thinks everything purchased for a child should be covered. Meanwhile, the other person thinks a lot of those things are frivolous, or they simply don't believe the money is actually going for what their co-parent says it is.