Top 10 Occupations with the Highest Rates of Divorce

Most folks don’t take their occupations into consideration before saying “I do” to their spouses. But perhaps they should, because are it turns out, certain professionals get divorced more often than others. The career website Zippia compiled a list of 21 careers that are leading to increased divorces rates in people under 30. These are…

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Jobs With The Highest Marriage Rates – and Highest Divorce Rates

We have always heard that money is one of the most common causes of divorce. And, studies show that people with high-paying, stable jobs tend to experience less divorce than those in lower-income jobs with irregular hours. Bloomberg reports that 70 percent of people who consider themselves upper class have happy marriages, compared to only…

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Gray Divorce: Navigating a Marital Split after Retirement

“Gray divorce” is a term for divorcing couples aged 50 and older. Typically, these are retired, affluent couples with self-sufficient adult children and significant assets. With the baby boomer population living longer, more older couples are divorcing and starting off on new life journeys. The divorce rate for people over 50 has doubled since the…

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Can My Spouse Take My Inheritance in the Divorce?

When a couple with significantly different assets gets married, there can be some complications later on if they choose to divorce. Whether or not your spouse will be entitled to those assets depends on whether they are classified as separate or community property. Generally speaking, an inheritance is considered separate property; therefore, should you get…

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Divorce Concerns When You Have Significant Assets

Even though Texas divorce statutes apply equally to the wealthy, middle-class, and poor, those in the wealthiest category may encounter particularly contentious issues related to child custody and community assets. Sometimes spouses in particularly wealthy marriages, when going through a divorce, feel victimized when the other spouse obtains an apparent disproportionate share of those assets…

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Can I Get a Divorce during COVID-19?

As Texas and the rest of the country continue to adapt to the coronavirus pandemic and its aftermath, some countries are already starting to emerge from their national stay-at-home orders. In the beginning of this pandemic, much of the media had predicted a “coronavirus baby boom” as a result of the long quarantine. However, early…

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