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Loss of health insurance coverage as a factor in spousal maintenance determination

In a previous post, we began looking at the issue of health care coverage as a factor in negotiating property division in divorce. Loss of health insurance coverage can and should be used as a bargaining chip in property division to ensure the spouse losing coverage is not unfairly disadvantaged after divorce.

Is worry about health care coverage preventing you from filing for divorce? P.2

In our previous post, we mentioned that a significant number of couples are currently postponing divorce because of concerns about lack of health insurance coverage due to uncertainties in how health care law will be reformed. The decision to postpone divorce on this basis certainly isn’t for everybody. For some couples, there are enough other factors as play that health care insurance isn’t a major concern.

Is worry about health care coverage preventing you from filing for divorce?

Divorce is almost always a stressful situation for couples, even when the desire to dissolve the marriage is mutual and couples are making a good faith effort to cooperate as best they are able. Stress can arise from any of the changes that occur with divorce, but particularly from changes in finances and child custody.

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