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When Is It OK to Drop My Spouse from My Health Insurance Coverage?

Figuring out health insurance coverage for yourself can be tough, not to mention the responsibility of covering a spouse and/or dependents. The end of a marriage is one big reason people often want to cancel their spouse’s coverage. And with many insurance companies raising monthly premiums for spouses, partners and dependents, it may no longer…

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What’s a QDRO, and Do I Need One for Divorce?

In divorce, details matter. Making sure the right forms are completed and filed can make all the difference between receiving the assets to which you’re entitled, and wondering what happened. If you’re divorcing or already divorced and/or receive child support, a Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) may be required to receive your share of the…

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Co-Parents: Could Nesting Work for You?

Children of divorced parents typically divide their time between each parent’s home. “Nesting,” sometimes called birdnesting, represents a fairly new approach to co-parenting. The child remains in one home (the family “nest”), and the parents take turns rotating in and out of the home.  Would nesting work for you? Nesting requires an enormous amount of…