About one half of marriages end in divorce. However, most individuals still enter into marriage believing that they as a couple will endure. With that sense of hope individuals often make compromises for the betterment of their state as a couple. This is especially true in financial matters. Maybe it is agreed upon that one individual will sacrifice career and financial gain in order to maintain a hands on approach to parenting (especially when the kids are young). Perhaps, one is displeased with their current career and subsequently is encouraged is pursue a new passionate career path leading to additional schooling and debt.
These situations seem reasonable when the marriage is going well. However, one’s attitude may change when the marriage turns sour and the unfortunate end is in sight. Because not only will you have to augment your day to day base, your finances may be out of balance. This is large reason why alimony or spousal support is in place allowing for a temporary helpful situation because you or spouse may be depending on income that once was shared. Read More →
While divorce may sever the physical and residential ties of a relationship, alimony maintains a financial tie that binds a couple long after their marriage is dissolved. To a certain extent financial support over the short-term makes sense given that couples often share finances as part of a larger interdependent living structure.
However alimony can proven to be a point of contention between former spouses. The reasons why may appear rather obvious individuals often harbor ill-will toward their ex and if one isn’t on the best terms he/she may feel that the individual receiving financial assistance is abusing the system, by requesting an excessive amount of monthly support, not seeking greater employment, or the sneaky manipulation of hiding cohabitation. Read More →
When the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame voter inductee results were revealed a few weeks ago, one name that failed to clear the bar was all-time home run leader Barry Bonds.
Known as one the most dominant players in recent history; Bonds reputation has been tarnished due in large part to links with performance enhancing drugs. The fact that Bonds knowingly cheated on America’s game may lock him out of Cooperstown forever.
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In the event that your marriage is headed toward divorce, enlisting the services of a private investigator that is licensed and insured may prove to be in your best interest.
The importance of using a licensed professional cannot be understated. Some investigators view their work as a part-time gig; however a specialist agency will provide the skills and experience necessary to run a well-documented, court-friendly case while also limiting the chance of exposure which could derail an investigation.
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