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February 2019 Archives

Best interest of the child factors

If you are going through a divorce in Milwaukee and are also figuring out custody for your children, there is a lot of stress and probably a lot of questions around how a judge makes custody decisions. Most consider what is in the best interest of the child, and there are numerous factors involved based on the living situation and age of the child.

Strategic ways to minimize the stress of paying alimony

When you first got married, divorcing your spouse was probably not something you anticipated and planned for. As such, coping with the challenges of separating from each other can often instill intense emotions and concerns about your future. At Brazil & Benske, LLC, we are committed to helping families through the important decisions that come with getting divorced. 

Do you need a forensic accountant on your divorce team?

Anyone in Wisconsin who has ever gone through a divorce can probably attest that it can be a highly emotional, heart-wrenching process. However, once you take your emotions out of the equation, divorce is really about dividing your assets and debts so you can start rebuilding your life on your own. Increasingly, one or both parties in a divorcing couple are adding forensic accountants to their divorce teams to make sure they are well-positioned for a fresh financial start.

Ending your marriage after retirement

Those who move forward with a divorce may be dealing with any number of issues in their personal lives, from problems with their in-laws to financial hardships and emotional hurdles. It is important to pay close attention to the unique circumstances you are facing and be aware of any details that could impact your divorce (as well as your life afterward). For example, perhaps you or your spouse recently retired or plan to retire in the near future. If so, it is essential to be aware of the different ways in which this could affect your life and your divorce.

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