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Six-month statutory separation requirements.

There is a six-month statutory separation requirement prior to the court ordering the parties divorced. This is because the court wants to encourage reconciliation whenever possible.

To file for a divorce in Delaware, you must be a resident of our state for at least six months and be separated from your respective spouse. This means that […]

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Social Security benefits not subject to division. Yikes!

Federal law prohibits the direct division of social security benefits from a spouse in property division hearings. Social security benefits, according to the law, are not ‘transferable or assignable at law or in equity, and none of the monies paid or payable or rights existing under the Social Security Act shall be subject to execution, […]

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The financial aspect of your divorce.

Always keep in mind that if your divorce claim includes ancillary matters, you will most certainly be asked for a great deal of financial information. Here are some documents that you should have handy to provide to your divorce lawyer or the court:

 

 

Tax returns (usually last 3 years are helpful)
Net-worth statement, if applicable
Retirement plans
Retirement accounts
Real […]

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