Courts are closed or operating on a limited basis, complicating efforts to end a marriage or renegotiate spousal support.
When state and local governments announced shelter-in-place orders to slow the spread of the coronavirus, predictions that the lockdowns would force a reckoning in bad marriages and lead to a rise in the divorce rate abounded.Read More
“This is what we are hearing around the country,” one lawyer said. A wave of divorce filings is expected to break across the country when COVID-19 confinement ends, according to several divorce attorneys. While access to courts is now limited, “when those restrictions are lifted, I have no doubt that there will be an overwhelming number of…Read More
According to the Social Security Administration (SSA), 96% of American workers are covered under Social Security. If you’re one of the many who are eligible to collect Social Security benefits in retirement, it’s important to understand how the system works. If you’ve been married, spousal benefits can be a significant component of Social Security. Even…Read More