Executive Compensation in Divorce

By Denise French, MAFF, CDFA, CVA, CRPC When you are facing divorce, it’s important to know all the components that make up your marital estate, especially if the assets include some form of executive compensation. If your spouse works for a large firm as an executive...

HOW TO COPE DURING THE DIVORCE PROCESS

byDenise French, MAFF, CVA, CDFA, CRPC January is the historically the biggest month of the year regarding the number of divorces filed. We are now what professionals in the divorce world refer to as “Divorce Season”. Couples have had one last unhappy holiday...

Texas & Child Support

by Denise French, MAFF, CVA, CRPC, CDFA In Texas, child support is calculated based on a percentage of the paying spouse’s (obligor) net income. Texas does not take into consideration the payee spouse’s (obligee) income or the income of the obligor’s...

Adjusting to Life Financially After a Divorce

By Denise French MAFF®, CVA®, CDFA®, CRPC There’s no doubt about it–going through a divorce is an emotionally trying experience. Ironing out a divorce settlement, attending various court hearings, and dealing with competing attorneys can all weigh heavily on the...

Divorce in a Volatile Market

Divorce is stressful enough as it is. When the markets are volatile, it can really add fuel to an already combustible situation. Meeting with your financial expert or attorney during the divorce process and seeing the numbers on your estate spreadsheet change can be...