What Happens to the House in Divorce [Ultimate Guide]

Posted by Sharon Pastore
September 23, 2019 at 11:25 AM

 

You’re getting a divorce andit’s time to figure out major questions like, What happens to the house in a divorce? Who gets the house in a divorce? Should I keep the house? Do I have to refinance after divorce? What is a divorce house buyout and how does it work?

Take a breath and let’s explore these questions in more depth. We interviewed 3 experts who handle divorce: a realtor, mortgage broker, and an attorney-mediator.

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Topics: Do it Yourself Divorce, Getting In Financial Shape, Healthy Legal Options

How to Repair Your Credit Following a Divorce

Posted by Andrew Rombach
July 10, 2019 at 2:19 PM

When you go through a divorce, emotional and lifestyle changes take place - to say the least. On top of these changes, there are many financial challenges to deal with during the fallout. To name a few, you may have to make alimony payments moving forward, take on new day-to-day expenses (as opposed to sharing costs with a spouse), or even establish an entirely new individual budget.

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Topics: Getting In Financial Shape

How Will You Show Up For Your Divorce?

Posted by Shannon McGorry
June 14, 2019 at 9:30 AM

 

“How you show up for this is how you show up for everything.”

 

Here’s my reaction to that statement:

 

What!?!? (Disbelief)

Huh. (Thought provoking)

Hmmmm. (Realization of an opportunity)

Got it. (GROWTH)

 

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Topics: Divorce in PA, Do it Yourself Divorce, The Mindful Divorcing Parent, Your Wellbeing, Fresh Starts and Lessons Learned

Fresh Start: 5 Ways to Adjust to Life after Divorce

Posted by Jennifer Marley
April 16, 2019 at 9:33 AM

Divorce does not end with the signing of the papers. Reshaping your life and the aftermath of separating from one’s spouse can be a highly sensitive, and sometimes painful one. When you have spent time with someone building a life together, finding yourself on your own again and defining your new normal can feel unfamiliar and confusing. If you find yourself getting divorced and starting afresh, finding your personal identity again as a single person takes some time and effort  - but in the end, the result is completely justifiable and worth it.

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Topics: Fresh Starts and Lessons Learned

What Actually Happens to Your Debt After Divorce

Posted by Andrew Rombach
February 27, 2019 at 2:10 PM

Finances are the leading cause of stress in a relationship, and disagreements over debt—accumulating it, managing it, and getting it paid off—can lead to divorce. According to Bloomberg, the divorce rate has doubled among couples 50 or older, while among millennials, 61% of married women leave financial decisions to their husbands, which can cause lack of transparency and additional conflict later if the marriage ends.

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Topics: Getting In Financial Shape

How to Help Your Children Cope with Divorce

Posted by Jennifer Marley
February 13, 2019 at 1:52 PM


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Between 40% and 50% of marriages in the US end up in divorce, American Psychological Association. While a divorce will undoubtedly be stressful for the couple involved, it can be even more traumatic for the children who are forced to adjust, and without necessary coping skills. How a child reacts depends on many things including his age, the circumstances surrounding the divorce, and his own personality type.

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Topics: The Mindful Divorcing Parent

4 Great Co-Parenting Apps that Improve Communication

Posted by Lidia Staron
January 11, 2019 at 1:05 PM

Divorces can be particularly tricky with all the intense emotions involved. For better or for worse, it is not wise to sink and stay at a level of negativity and high drama. Divorced parents should at least keep a civility towards each other because, at the very least, they still need to coordinate with one another well beyond the divorce, and for years to come .

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Narcissist-Divorce

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Narcissistic personality disorder is a condition in which the person drowns in self-love, seeing everyone else and anything else as unimportant. A narcissist lacks empathy towards others. He/she focuses on feelings of self-importance, self-admiration, and grandiosity, often crushing all chances of emotional connections, friendships, and relationships. Very few people can endure a marriage with a narcissistic person. These are marriages often shrouded with either selfishness, self-hate, shame, verbal and/or even physical abuse.

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Topics: Your Wellbeing