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November 2017 Archives

How women entrepreneurs can protect their assets during a divorce

When Michigan residents get divorced, they may need to determine how assets are divided. This can be especially challenging for women entrepreneurs whether they are sole proprietors or business partners with their soon-to-be ex-spouse. The more a woman entrepreneur knows about the actual value of her business and any potential debt or future growth her business can expect, the better position she will be in to have a favorable outcome during the divorce.

Steps in getting a divorce

Michigan residents who are seeking to end their marriages might wonder where to begin the process. Divorces differ based on individual situations, but there are a few elements that are common.

3 divorce myths to stop believing

If you talk to divorced friends or do research online, you will get a lot of advice on various subjects about marital separation. From who will get custody to who will get what assets, everyone is full of opinions. Unfortunately, a lot of these well-meaning people believe certain myths about divorce. Plus, even if one strategy worked for a friend of yours, it does not necessarily mean it will work for you. 

Deciding whether or not to divorce

Some couples in Michigan may have heard that half of marriages end in divorce. However, in some cases, divorce might be the right choice. If people going through a divorce can shift their thinking away from the idea that divorce means the relationship is a failure, they may be able to proceed with the divorce without emotions like guilt or resentment interfering with their divorce agreement.

Divorced fathers don't have to lose out on their children

Michigan fathers may dread divorce first and foremost because of its potential to impact their relationships with their children. Going from being a full-time father to a part-time parent can be a serious emotional and logistical challenge. This is one factor that works to keep parents stuck in relationships and marriages long after they would have otherwise chosen divorce. There are options for fathers, however, to help to make the parenting road after divorce a smoother ride.