Ask Cari: Questions on Divorce, Debt and Prenups

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Here are some recent answers from some questions I received on the Big D’s (Divorce, Debt, and Death): 1. What should people know when it comes to your spouse¹s debt when it comes to death or divorce? In most states, all debt obtained by either party after the date of the marriage is considered marital debt while debt incurred before …

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Overview of Family Law or Divorce Mediation Process

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Initial Consultation It is recommended that parties considering a mediation first have an initial consultation with the mediator. This initial consultation can be via the telephone or in-person. The parties may choose to have the initial consultation together or separately. During this stage, the mediator oftentimes will have the parties sign a confidentiality agreement, explaining that everything stated during the …

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What is Mediation?

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Mediation vs. Arbitration Mediation is oftentimes confused with arbitration. In mediation, a mediator acts as a neutral third party to help the parties reach an amicable resolution. Put simply, a mediator helps facilitate a conversation between the parties. A mediator is not a judge or a jury and does not make a decision for the parties. However, in some instances, …

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Top 10 Reasons Why Prenuptial Agreements Are Romantic

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As I wrote in this post a few years ago, I believe that engaged couples should shift the way they look at prenuptial agreements.  I will be speaking tonight to my BNI Chapter on why I think prenuptial agreements are romantic.  If you’re in NYC, I would love for you to come and hear the presentation.  If you cannot make …

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