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Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Divorce Financial Mistakes

From the Wall Street Journal:

Divorce can often bring about tumultuous times for a family. Sometimes they can go very smooth, and others can literally be "The War of the Roses." Either way, couples often make financial mistakes that can lead to problems down the road. The No. 1 mistake that I have seen among divorcing couples is their lack of consideration around liquidity of assets.

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Hat Tip: Naomi Cahn

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I agree that divorce can be hard on a family, but also going through the adoption process can be difficult too. My sister's family is trying to adopt and there are quite a few steps to go through in the process. I hope that she can adopt really quickly.

Posted by: John | Apr 29, 2014 1:18:22 PM

I haven't been divorced, by my older brother is currently going through a divorce. I have seen the sadness that it has brought to him and his children. Not only has it been hard on them emotionally, but financially as well. Getting a good attorney is so essential in that kind of situation.
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Posted by: Emily Merrell | May 14, 2014 1:41:25 PM

Thanks for the post, this blog has been very helpful, I was wondering if you also provided mediation services as well. Thanks so much for your time, if you could answer a little bit more about that, that would be awesome!

Posted by: Tim Wilson | May 27, 2014 7:59:59 AM

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