McKinley Irvin Blogs from May 2018

  • Divorce and Self-Employment: What You Need to Know

    Divorce and Self-Employment: What You Need to Know Every divorce will come with its challenges, but when one or both spouses are self-employed, these challenges may become particularly problematic. For the spouse who is divorcing their self-employed partner, the biggest concern is that he or she may try to downplay the full amount of his or her assets. On the other hand, individuals who are self-employed should be prepared to protect their business from their soon-to-be ex-spouse. In any case, if you or your spouse are self-employed and you are seeking a divorce, it is ...
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  • 6 Ways to Be a Better Parent After Your Divorce

    6 Ways to Be a Better Parent After Your Divorce Between court dates and discussions of property division and child custody, the divorce process can be stressful, time-consuming, and expensive. As difficult as these aspects of divorce may be, if you have children, you are probably more worried about how they’re coping. All children react to divorce differently. Some kids feel angry with their parents, or sad, or even relieved. They might let their frustrations out by misbehaving at home and in school or they might withdraw into themselves, becoming quiet and closed off. ...
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  • Where Should I Live During My Divorce?

    Where Should I Live During My Divorce? One of the bigger decisions you need to make at the start of your divorce – or before you file for divorce – is where you will live. Often, the question is, who moves out? For couples with children, the one parent usually stays in the marital home with the children, while the other parent lives elsewhere. Depending on circumstances, sometimes both spouses move out. A few divorcing couples even choose to live together until the divorce is finalized. Before you make any hasty decisions about your future living conditions, it ...
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