Planning for Higher Education in Divorce

Jerry Inglet, Ed.D |
Wealth Planning
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Don’t let college planning become an afterthought during the difficult time of divorce.Divorce is an emotionally charged life event that may cause many to leave higher education planning as an afterthought. High-net-worth families are not immune from the challenges of funding college and completing financial aid forms properly.

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How to Build Credit After Divorce

Anne Kelligrew St.Clair, CIMA |
Wealth Planning
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Build credit and gain the confidence and direction you need to succeed in your new life. Realizing your credit record and score isn’t quite what it was when you were one-half of a married couple can be very distressing.Even if you received a lump sum settlement, you may still need to show prospective lenders that you are a reliable borrower.There are simple ways on how to build credit after divorce and keep from making the kind of missteps that can be hazardous to your wealth.

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The Intersection of Trust & Estates, Matrimonial, and Religious Law

Sharon L. Klein |
Wealth Planning
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This article was published in Steve Leimberg’s Estate Planning Newsletter and provides a discussion on the Sharabani v. Sharabani  case.With the increasing overlap between the trust & estates and matrimonial practices, trusts and estates practitioners often become involved in premarital planning for their clients, or their clients’ children.It’s important for practitioners to be cognizant of religious issues that can impact divorce proceedings.In Sharabani v.

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