Jeffrey has done an excellent job of keeping what can be a complex topic easy to understand and follow. Divorce is hard enough on any woman and then having to deal with the financial part is even worse.
I would recommend seeking competent professional advice. Reading Divorce. Think Financially, Not Emotionally will give you the basics and from there you can go into your lawyer’s or financial advisor’s office, ask them the right questions and understand the responses.
You want to know whats your legally and you want to make sure you don't get the bad part of it in the end.Something you had before you married might now we both of yours. These are things you need to make sure you know about.
The section on Dividing Your Assets And Debts is where I think the most value is – this is where you’ll learn about the key concepts you really need to understand to make the decisions that are in your best financial interests.
Divorce is an emotional rollercoaster. And if you’re a woman going through a divorce, you may not be thinking about financial matters, such as how your assets might get divided, tax liabilities, and what your living expenses might be ten years from now. But, here’s the problem: the decisions you make both before and during your divorce will directly impact the rest of your life, for better or for worse.
Thinking financially is not always easy. But, it is possible, especially if you have some help. Anyone, no matter how savvy, can benefit from expert advice when she is crossing through treacherous and unfamiliar territory. In this guidebook, you will learn how to . . .
Build a top-notch divorce team;
Determine if your husband is hiding assets;
Protect your business, intellectual property, and personal assets;
Deal with pensions plans, 401Ks, and other retirement accounts;
Disinherit your husband;
Another section on Protecting Your Assets is important reading because a legal agreement is not worth the paper it’s written on if you never take ownership of the assets or your STBX doesn’t keep the agreement.
This book will pay for itself – getting yourself up to speed on the basics will easily save you attorney’s fees and more than that it may save you from making far more costly mistakes in the division of assets. Your purchase will also help others. Fifty percent of profits go to the Bedrock Divorce Fund for Abused Women, a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity whose mission is to help female victims of domestic abuse.
This is the one book us as females need so if we do find ourselves in that situation we are more prepared than we think we need to be.