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What does education have to do with divorce?

There are a lot of factors that go into whether a couple will stay together or not. Few people in Missouri or elsewhere tend to consider that their education level has anything to do with it. Why would that matter, right? However, according to a recent report, education actually does play a fairly significant role in divorce.

Missouri divorce: What to expect

Missouri residents who have opted to end their marriages are likely to have a number of questions about what to expect during the dissolution process. It is understandable, as there can be a lot to it. Knowledge is power and knowing what to expect can make getting through the divorce process a little easier.

2 reasons you may want to avoid a collaborative divorce

When it comes to divorce in Missouri, the decisions you make are often binding and can affect you and your dependents for a long time. If you think that a collaborative divorce is the best way for you and your partner to split, it may surprise you to learn that it is not for everyone. 

Brad and Angelina divorce at a standstill

It is not uncommon for couples in Missouri and elsewhere who are working through the end of a marriage to struggle coming to agreeable terms. When this happens, they may choose to take a step back and put things on hold temporarily. According to a recent report, this appears to be what is going on in the Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie divorce case.

Divorce later in life can have long-term repercussions

The majority of couples in Missouri do not enter marriage with the expectation of getting divorced. However, especially for spouses getting closer to retirement, getting a divorce is increasingly becoming a reality. The rate of divorce for those couples older than 50 is actually two times higher than it was back in 1990.

Benefits of a prenuptial agreement and its impact during divorce

The end of a marriage can have a significant impact on a person's future. The division of property and assets can often be complex and, in some cases, may also lead to heated disputes during divorce proceedings. However, if a prenuptial agreement is in place, the subsequent process could be less stressful and challenging, potentially prompting many individuals in Missouri to consider the benefits in advance.

An uncontested divorce still deserves careful consideration

Ending a marriage without fighting about who gets what -- is that possible? Yes, actually it is. In fact, numerous couples in Missouri file uncontested marriage dissolutions every year. Don't be fooled by how easy and simple it sounds, though. An uncontested divorce still deserves careful consideration before you sign those papers.

Divorce season is coming once again

According to a study, in March and August there is a spike in marriage dissolution filings. With June practically done, that means there is only one more month until more couples in Missouri and across the country take the plunge and file for divorce. Is that really true? Is there such a thing as divorce season?

The economically struggling can benefit from divorce protections

To be young and in love -- it can be a great thing. When the topic of marriage comes up, there are a lot of things to discuss. Potential divorce and protecting assets should be on that list. Unfortunately, for most couples in Missouri and elsewhere, these two topics get overlooked.

Let your divorce attorney help you deal with an oppressive spouse

Whether your reside in Missouri or elsewhere, working to dissolve your marriage can be a difficult task, especially if your spouse is being a bully throughout the process. Sadly, this happens a lot. You do not have to face an oppressive spouse alone, though. Your divorce attorney can help you take the steps necessary to deal with the behavior and still seek a fair and balanced dissolution settlement.

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