Financial Information Needed for Divorce/Mediation?
General sites on divorce
www.divorcesource.com - Information from divorce laws by state to custody handbooks for mothers and fathers to how to stop your divorce. It also includes forums and message centers that allow you to "talk" to others who are divorcing.
www.divorceinfo.com - Specific tax information regarding divorces, on everything from "tax filing status" to "excess alimony rules".
www.equalityinmarriage.org - A non-profit organization that rests on the principle that marriage as well as divorce is a 50-50 partnership. Divorce and remarriage advice and a booklet to download, "Transforming Through Transition".
www.divorceonline.com - Focuses chiefly on single-parenting issues, but it also has articles and information on many aspects of divorce - psychological, legal, financial, real estate. The referral section helps you find professional assistance near you.
Government assistance sites
www.ssa.gov - Specific questions about Social Security and divorce are answered here. But the site deals mainly with retirement and survivor and disability benefits.
www.irs.gov - Use keywords "Separated or Divorced Spouses/Parents" for a multitude of frequently asked tax questions and answers surrounding divorce.
You are entitled to one (1) free copy of your credit report each year. You can obtain a free copy of your credit report by visiting the www.annualcreditreport.com website.