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The right way to ask for a prenup

Prenuptial agreements are a sensitive issue for couples in Montana, and they can be divisive in some cases. Some people feel they're very unromantic. Others see them as a realistic way to approach a marriage. Experts point out that going through the process of writing...

How are IRAs divided in a divorce

Montana couples who are thinking of getting a divorce likely have a lot of questions running through their minds. As you think about splitting up your marital assets, your IRA account may be an issue that sparks your interest. Dividing this type of account isn't as...

Parenting plans can be flexible

As Montana parents begin to plan their parenting schedule, they should be aware of the different options available. Joint custody plans can be flexible to fit the needs of both parents and children. They can also change over time, as children grow and the family...

How are high-valued assets split in a divorce?

In most divorces in Montana, marital property isn't divided 50/50 like some other states because Montana isn't a community property state. The equitable distribution policy is used by judges to determine how much each spouse contributed to the marriage. It's likely...

Special considerations with gray divorces

More people over the age of 50 in Montana and other parts of the country are initiating steps to end marital unions. Experts often refer to divorces that involve people in the advanced stages of their lives as "gray divorces." And while no divorce is easy for the...

Overview of the impact of divorce on children

Montana divorce law standardizes the best interests of the child when it comes to making decisions regarding child custody and parenting time. Despite the legal focus on the best interests of a child, the divorce process itself can have a negative impact on the lives...