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What happens to parental gifts in a divorce?

You got married five years ago. Your parents generously gave you enough money to cover the down payment on a home, the mortgage payments for the first year and all related costs. They knew that you and your new spouse did not have enough saved up, so they helped you get your new life started.

Be careful about commingling your inheritance

Your grandfather left you an inheritance. The two of you were always very close, and it means a lot to you that he left that money in your name. If you're married, what you do next could have a huge impact on the future of that inheritance if your marriage ever ends.

What are signs that divorce could be on the horizon?

Being married is not all it's cracked up to be for many couples. Some marriages last a couple of months. Others will last years. It's becoming more and more common for marriages to inevitably end in divorce. There's no defined reason as to why marriages aren't lasting, but you can certainly look at some common reasons why marriages end. So, what are signs that divorce could be on the horizon for a marriage?

Highest divorce rates for telemarketers and other professions

Recently released data from the United States Census Bureau shows that bartenders and telemarketers are among the jobs in the country with the highest rates of divorce. The study has found that money just might help keep marriages together even though it technically does not buy happiness. The study took place over a period of five years and found that those who work in casinos have the highest rates of divorce.

How to choose a divorce attorney in New York

Hearing your spouse utter the word divorce can be devastating, even if you knew in your heart that the marriage was coming to an end. You've given so much of your life to this person, the relationship and possibly your children. No matter how long the marriage lasted, it is still difficult to accept that it is ending. Here are some tips for choosing a divorce attorney in New York.

Topics to discuss before saying

If you are getting ready to take a walk down the aisle in New York,, there are a couple of important topics you should discuss with your future spouse before saying "I do." These topics are very important because they could crop up again down the road if you were to file for divorce.

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