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Protect your credit score if you are going through a divorce

You worked hard to ensure that your credit score was where you wanted it. Now, you are facing the possibility of divorce. This means that you need to be extra careful about how you handle the divorce, property division and financial obligations now because there is a chance that the divorce and your ex will ruin your credit score.

Pets are more like furry children under new law

Pet lovers in Illinois have a reason to rejoice. As of the first of 2018, pets will be viewed more like children instead of like property when a couple who has a furbaby goes through a divorce. Up until then, the family dog, cat or other pet was treated in the same manner as the painting above the sofa.

Can I use the Uniformed Services Former Spouse Protection Act?

When a military service member chooses to divorce his or her spouse, a number of considerations must be addressed for the spouse. A number of benefits enjoyed by military spouses may still be available to them, depending on a number of factors. These protections and more are contained within the Uniformed Services Former Spouse Protection Act.

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