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Stepparents risk losing contact with the kids after divorce

When you marry someone who already has children, it can be difficult to predict what will happen. While it is a complicated family law scenario in some cases, we will make it as simple as possible by breaking the possibilities down into two results. Either you will experience difficulty truly bonding with your stepchildren or you will fall in love with them and think of them like your own kids. It is the second possibility that we want to talk about.

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.

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