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Major financial conflict can quickly lead to divorce

It's relatively common for married couples to combine their money. This generally makes it easier for them to make purchases and achieve their financial goals together. However, sometimes financial issues can drive a wedge between two spouses, ultimately leading to the demise of their marriage. In this situation, property distribution is often a major area of contention. Here is a glimpse at why some couples in Massachusetts experience financial conflict that end ups leading to divorce.

Divorce coaches and attorneys can both help during breakups

Navigating a marital breakup is far from a simple process. In Massachusetts and elsewhere, divorce can be both emotionally and financially challenging to handle. This is why many divorcing individuals are seeking the help of both attorneys and divorce coaches during this type of family law proceeding.

Nesting may help to reduce conflict during divorce

Choosing to break up with a spouse is never an easy decision -- or an easy process. However, as hard as it may be for the two spouses to navigate, it can be equally as difficult for the children to endure. This is why some parents who are going through divorce in Massachusetts and elsewhere have decided to try out a living arrangement known as nesting, which offers both pros and cons.

Divorce does come with some positives, too

It is natural for people in Massachusetts and other parts of the United States to want to get married and enjoy lasting marriages. This is because a happy marriage is a core part of the long-pursued American dream. However, at least 40 percent of people end up going through divorce across the nation. Yes, divorce can be tough to navigate, but it also comes with some noteworthy perks.

Money mistakes can be easy to make following divorce

Dissolving a marital union in Massachusetts can understandably be a harrowing experience. Divorce can certainly be emotionally distressing, but it can also have negative financial impacts. Here are a couple of common money-related mistakes that newly divorced people make and how they can take a toll on their finances.

Uncovering assets during divorce may be possible with tax return

Deciding to get divorced in Massachusetts can be challenging from both an emotional and a financial standpoint. However, the divorce process can be particularly difficult to navigate for spouses who feel that their significant others are hiding significant assets from them. Here is a rundown on how to possibly discover concealed assets during a divorce.

Divorce can be challenging for kids to understand or accept

When adults get divorced, they are not the only ones impacted by the family change. The children are also impacted in a profound way. However, a few tips may help divorcing parents in Massachusetts to make the transition that comes with divorce much easier for their children.

Business owners can protect themselves during divorce

When spouses walk down the aisle in Massachusetts, they generally do not expect to break up several years or even months later. Unfortunately, though, about 50 percent of marital unions end in breakups nationwide. Here is a look at how business owners can protect themselves from divorce.

Financial aspects of divorce can be challenging to navigate

Going through the dissolution of a marriage can be complicated not just emotionally but also financially. For this reason, it is critical that those going through divorce consider the full picture and remain financially cognizant of what is taking place during the proceedings. Here are a few tips for tackling the twists and turns of divorce in Massachusetts.

Splitting of inherited IRA can be tricky during divorce

Going through a marital breakup in Massachusetts is no doubt a difficult feat both financially and emotionally. From a financial standpoint, figuring out how to divide major assets, such as the home or a retirement plan, can especially be daunting. A particularly tricky area of divorce property division today is the division of inherited individual retirement accounts, or IRAs.

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