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Finding a way through the darkness

When I found out my husband had been cheating on me, I felt like the ground had opened up beneath my feet. Suddenly it felt like anything I had believed in was unsure. After some reflection I realised that I had been blind about how badly our marriage had been going, and I can't live in that lie anymore. The only way through the darkness is to leave the lies and cheating behind and start over in my life, committed to honesty in all my relationships. This blog is all about my journey through separation and divorce into my new honest life.


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Finding a way through the darkness


Will Preparation: How to Give Your Parents The Talk

A significant proportion of Australia's property owners die without a will. When this happens, it means that settling the estate may take longer, cost more or even ignite wrangles and disagreements among the family members. Approaching the topic of preparing a will with a parent can often be difficult, especially since your intentions may be misunderstood. A will usually presents the reality of death, a fact which many people hate to accept.

How to have your alimony support obligations modified or terminated

After divorce is granted, the judge may order one of the spouse to pay spousal support also known as alimony to the other. The judge's divorce ruling will feature an order that outline the terms of the spousal support payments in terms of the amount to be paid every month and when the sum is due. The main purpose of spousal support is to enable the lower income partner to meet realistic financial needs and maintain a standard of living that's similar to the standard that characterized their marriage life.

Tips to Modify Your Alimony Arrangement

Alimony payments sometimes come as a result of divorce. This spousal support is typically paid out the by spouse that is earning more to ensure that their former spouse can maintain a semblance of the life that they had built together. There are various forms of spousal support. Some arrangements are temporary, which work to facilitate helping the spouse reach a goal such as graduating from school or finding employment. On the other hand, some alimony agreements are permanent, especially if the amount was already stipulated in a prenuptial agreement.