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How Divorce Affects Your Child’s Financial Aid for College

When obtaining a divorce, determining child support is often one of the parties’ top priorities. Unfortunately, not all parents consider splitting the responsibility of the cost of college at the time of their divorce, especially if their children are very young at...

How Divorce Mediation Puts You in Control of Maintenance

Maintenance, also known as spousal support or alimony in some states, is financial support given to one spouse from the other when there is a significant disparity in income between the payor spouse and the recipient spouse. The purpose of a maintenance award is to...

Life Insurance and Divorce

Many Americans have chosen to help provide for their family’s needs afier their death by purchasing a life insurance policy. As part of careful estate planning, having life insurance can provide your family with the financial support they need after your death to meet...

Lecture by Helise Harrington

DMP’s Helise Harrington is offering a lecture at the 92nd Street Y is March 7th from 7 to 8:30 called Uncoupling Finances in Divorce. In this lecture she will explore the basics of asset division in divorce and the common issues that arise.