Older couples divorce to avoid alzheimer's related medical bills ruining their finances

Divorce among older couples is on the rise in our country due to spiraling medical and long-term care costs.  As a reminder, Medicare only covers up to 100 days of nursing care. If you and/or your spouse need nursing/long-term care, you either: 1) Pay out of pocket (until your assets fall below a low threshold)Continue reading “Older couples divorce to avoid alzheimer's related medical bills ruining their finances”

Blast from the Past- Principal Reductions Resulting From Short Sales Will End the Las Vegas Real Estate Crises 2009

WHAT A LONG STRANGE YEAR ITS BEENIn the Spring of 2008, Las Vegas homeowners stopped paying their mortgage, and filed predatory lending lawsuits against their lenders alleging mortgage fraud including RESPA and TILA violations. Hundreds of those cases were filed in the Clark County State and Federal Courts. The year following those filings, testy LasContinue reading “Blast from the Past- Principal Reductions Resulting From Short Sales Will End the Las Vegas Real Estate Crises 2009”

Half of family law legal fees are used to fund post-divorce legal issues.

About half of the people will recover from their divorce. About half will not (at least for a long while after their divorce is so called “final”). It is estimated that 50% of family law legal fees will be incurred after the divorce is final. Divorce disputes go on and on and on. To clarifyContinue reading “Half of family law legal fees are used to fund post-divorce legal issues.”

Five simple ways to make a divorce last for generations

Many who file for divorce foolishly believe that they will eventually get over their divorce.  That believe is often untrue.  If one of the divorced tries hard enough, with a little luck, your divorce can last for generations: 1. Put your divorce in your will.  Condition your inheritance to your children and grandchildren only ifContinue reading “Five simple ways to make a divorce last for generations”

THE RISE OF SINGLE FATHERS

A Pew research article entitled Rise of Single Fathersshows a ninefold Increase Since 1960. A record 8% of households with minor children in the United States are headed by a single father, up from just over 1% in 1960, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of Decennial Census and American Community Survey data. TheContinue reading “THE RISE OF SINGLE FATHERS”