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Filing out the federal financial aid form after your divorce

Federal-Finacial.jpgIt's that time of year again when parents of college-aged children are busy filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the coming school year. While any parent can find the FAFSA intimidating and hard to follow, parents who have recently separated or getting a divorce may be completely unsure how to proceed.

Texas man in trouble for falsifying divorce papers

Texas-man-in-trouble-for-falsifying-papers.jpgGiven the availability of no-fault divorce, there's really no reason to stay stuck in an unhappy marriage. However, you still have to follow all the correct procedures and steps if you want the court to grant you a divorce. Otherwise, you may find yourself facing serious criminal charges.

Don't let a gray divorce derail your future plans

gray-divorce.jpgGray divorces are often rougher than divorces for younger people. Not only has the couple involved reached an age where they likely thought their lives were going to be pretty much settled, but they may have decades invested in their marriage. Further, the financial aftereffects of the divorce can be harsh on older couples and completely derail their retirement plans.

What can make divorce more expensive than normal?

What-can-make-divorce-more-expensive-than-normal.jpgAccording to the most recent information available, the average divorce in this country costs right around $15,000. While that sounds like a lot of money, keep in mind the fact that it's an average -- which means that some divorces cost substantially less and others cost a great deal more. How much your divorce ultimately will cost depends a lot on both you and your spouse.

Accolades & Achievements

Brandon, Karen, Michael, Megan Are Proud To Have Achieved The Following Legal Accolades for Exemplary Legal Service.

*Karen Marvel was recognized in Texas Monthly in 2008-2019 as a Texas Super Lawyer by Texas Super Lawyers (a Thomson Reuters service)

**Karen Marvel is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization