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Protecting your Assets During a Divorce

By The Cate Law Firm |

Getting divorced will impact your finances in numerous ways. Whenever you go from supporting one household to two on the same overall income, you can expect to have some financial challenges. The situation can be mitigated, however, if you are proactive and take steps ahead of time to protect your assets. Here are several… Read More »

Do I Still Have to Pay Child Support if I Lost my Job because of COVID-19?

Do I Still Have to Pay Child Support if I Lost my Job because of COVID-19?

By The Cate Law Firm |

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in the closure of tens of thousands of “non-essential” businesses, and millions of Americans have been laid off or furloughed. Many who have lost their jobs have been able to get unemployment benefits, but some do not qualify, and for some, unemployment is not nearly enough to make up… Read More »

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How will Parenting Plans be Impacted by the Coronavirus Lockdown?

By The Cate Law Firm |

The COVID-19 outbreak has been especially hard on families. Many parents have lost their jobs, while others are working from home or still going to work in the “essential” jobs that may require long hours and a lot of overtime. The kids are also home from school and doing distance learning while all of… Read More »

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South Carolinians Pulling Together During the COVID 19 Outbreak

By The Cate Law Firm |

The coronavirus pandemic has turned the whole world upside down in just a matter of weeks, and everyone has been impacted by it in some way or another. Hundreds of thousands of Americans have contracted the virus, and millions more have either been laid off from their jobs or started working from home. There… Read More »

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Surviving Financially for a Stay at Home Parent after Divorce

By The Cate Law Firm |

The uncertainty that comes with getting a divorce is stressful for anyone, but for a stay at home parent, the prospect can be frightening. When you have no income of your own and you are entirely dependent on your spouse, it makes you extremely vulnerable financially if the marriage dissolves. Stay-at-home parents have a… Read More »

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The Benefits of Creating a Divorce Journal

By The Cate Law Firm |

When you are going through a divorce, the process will inevitably put a great deal of demand on your time, energy, and focus. There are emotional issues that need to be confronted – the issues that triggered the divorce as well as the feelings you are dealing with as it is happening – as… Read More »

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The “Business” of Getting Divorced

By The Cate Law Firm |

Divorce is most certainly one of the most emotionally draining processes that anyone could go through. The severing of what was supposed to be a lifelong relationship can throw your life into turmoil, wondering what comes next and how you will adjust to single life. But while getting divorced is extremely emotional, there is… Read More »

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Division of Assets for Divorcees with Small Businesses

By The Cate Law Firm |

During a divorce, dividing the marital estate is one of the most important areas that needs to be resolved. This, of course, can be a very challenging issue as finances tend to trigger strong emotions. As part of the process, divorcing spouses will need to identify, evaluate, and divide all marital property. For some… Read More »

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New Year’s Resolutions for Those Facing Divorce

By The Cate Law Firm |

Each year, divorce rates go up significantly in the month of January. This is partially because some couples who have decided to dissolve their marriages choose to wait before filing until the holidays are over. In other cases, the stress of the holidays pushes an already troubled marriage to the point where spouses decide… Read More »

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The Surprising Financial Benefits of Getting Divorced

By The Cate Law Firm |

Most of us of are aware that divorce impacts virtually every area of your financial life. When assets are divided, major issues will need to be resolved, such as who will own the marital home, how the rest of the property will be divided, how much child support will be paid, and how much… Read More »

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