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Divorce and your finances

On Behalf of | Dec 13, 2022 | Divorce

While going through a divorce in Indiana, you could realize that there might be a significant impact on your finances in the future. Until the process is complete, it’s important to try to stay as organized and as calm as possible so that you don’t make a financial mistake.


One of the common mistakes that you might make during the divorce process is to miscalculate the value of your assets. Whether you have a joint bank account, a business, a home, or another type of asset that is shared with your spouse, there should be a value in place so that you can make a clear decision as to how it will be divided. Keep in mind that one person could receive a larger share of any assets that are sold if they owned that asset before you got married.


Take a look at the expenses that you have so that you can request a fair and accurate settlement. It’s usually easy to see the income that you have and how removing an income could impact your finances, but you want to consider all of the payments that you will make and when they are due so that you are able to support yourself and your family in the future.

Support Payments

If you have children together, then child support should be something that’s included during the divorce settlement. This payment can help with everything from clothes, school fees, and other necessities that allow your children to maintain a life that’s as normal as possible.

Maintaining proper records and making the correct calculations can sometimes make financial decisions easier during a divorce.