The major problem all start-up businesses face is really a catch-22: Start-ups need hardworking, skilled employees who will help build the company and make it successful. Those employees, in turn, expect to be paid for their work. Unfortunately, cash is almost always low in the beginning phases of a start-up, which forces founders to come up with alternative ways of compensating these early employees.
When couples get married, there inevitably are people who don't believe the marriage will last. It could be due to the power dynamics in the relationship, whether the parties are children of divorce, or whether there are significant income disparities (i.e. the gold-digger presumption).
Divorce may be an emotionally painful time in one's life, but for most people, emotional scars can be healed if their finances are in order. Indeed, money doesn't cure everything, but it can help you choose the problems you can live without. So if you want to begin your post divorce life on good financial footing, the following tips can help.
Many separating couples assume that they will be battling in court for the duration of their divorce. While many divorces involve litigation, this is not the only option. There are methods of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) that allow couples to divorce outside of the courtroom. Mediation is a very common ADR method that might be right for you. Most family law experts agree that the court system does not generally meet the needs of a couple
Many people who are involved in child custody disputes where the other parent has moved away may be confused about where to petition the court to enforce their rights. This can be especially problematic for unmarried fathers who have not been in contact with the mother of their children for quite some time.
A couple of weeks ago, we wrote a post about prenuptial agreements and how the two people approaching their wedding day should approach the prenup conversation. Etiquette is an important factor when talking about a prenup, so it should be observed and respected.
A "collaborative divorce" sounds like an oxymoron. You are ending a marriage, how can it be collaborative? Isn't your spouse now the enemy? The answer: they don't have to be.
If you're currently in the throes of a divorce or separation, you might be struggling to quickly learn the new legal lingo, not to mention the laws that go along with it. This can be frustrating for some considering the fact that some terms are used synonymously with one another despite being two different things.
Marrying someone who already has kids isn't for everyone. But for those who choose to take on this challenge, the rewards are endless. Naturally, there are some things you've considered such as how your spouse's children will react to you. On the other hand, there may be some things you haven't thought about.