Wisdom from Attorney Knighton

Attorney Knighton has helped 100's of clients through the difficult life transition of a divorce. Here she details some of her lessons and talks with important players involved in the process.
Insurance Considerations During a Divorce

Insurance Considerations During a Divorce

Everyone going through a divorce wants to have that financial security for their loved ones. Look towards the future with your health being one of the most important assets that you have, and health insurance as a close second.

How to Plan for Retirement & Divorce

How to Plan for Retirement & Divorce

The highest rate of divorce is when people are 45 years old or more. With that in mind, it is important to know where someone stand's financially as they get closer into retirement years.

What is Estate Planning in Divorce?

What is Estate Planning in Divorce?

There are lots of issues that pop-up during divorce like custody placement, and division of assets. In the end, we get all of those things accomplished but then there’s a question: what is next?

Maintaining Communication During Divorce

Maintaining Communication During Divorce

Children may make the idea of “no contact” a little tricky after your divorce. If you have kids, it's important to put your differences aside for the betterment of the child's life.

The Changing Practice of Home Appraisal

The Changing Practice of Home Appraisal

The process of diving property and debt during/after the divorce is called property division. When it comes to homes, whether you want your house to appraise above or below the fair market rate depends on you wanting to keep it or be bought out. 

Handling the Emotional Turmoil of Divorce

Handling the Emotional Turmoil of Divorce

Latrice Knighton is a member of the Sterling Law Offices partner team and an award-winning divorce attorney, life coach, and speaker. She helps clients resolve their problems by using legal techniques and smart tactics learned through decades of experience as...

Achieving Goals With the Help of a Coach

Achieving Goals With the Help of a Coach

Life is full of surprises and it can be challenging after dealing with a hurtle like divorce, but there are professionals who will help guide people to achieve their goals in a timely manner.

IEP Meetings and Guardian Ad Litem

IEP Meetings and Guardian Ad Litem

A lot of situations that involve a guardian ad litem would be where parents are having problems helping their kids with discipline at school or behavior at school, or falling behind academically. The parents might get frustrated because they don’t know what to expect from the school or what to do with their child.

How to Budget After Divorce

How to Budget After Divorce

More often than not, the standard of living of both spouses drops in the first few years after divorce. This is because the now two separated people are not on the same income and pool of assets that they had been with during the marriage.

How Does Life Insurance Impact Divorce?

How Does Life Insurance Impact Divorce?

Insurance is an important piece of finance as it safeguards your family from the unforeseeable. After a divorce, it's important to take a look at your options as the family dynamic has changed and new options may be available to you.

What is Disability Insurance in Divorce?

What is Disability Insurance in Divorce?

Financial security for the people they care about is something that a lot of people consider when going through a divorce. With this in mind, it is important to be aware of your opinions for insurance and what the best option for you could be.

What to Consider When Investing?

What to Consider When Investing?

Investing in your future is important to your success. There is both financial investing and personal investment with the latter dealing with how you feel emotionally and physically. When first starting out it is important to have the proper assistance, just like with divorce, to help guide you through the unfamiliar terrain.

Important Factors Courts Consider With Alimony

Important Factors Courts Consider With Alimony

In Wisconsin, the legislature set out the criteria for the court to consider when awarding a party maintenance (also known as alimony). Maintenance is supposed to be temporary and rehabilitative. However, in long term marriages it can sometimes be collected for the rest of a person’s life. If temporary alimony cannot bring out rehabilitation, then the court can, in proper circumstances, order alimony on a long-term or indefinite amount. If you do not get alimony at the time of the divorce, you cannot get alimony later on.

How to Strategically Prepare for Divorce

How to Strategically Prepare for Divorce

A lot of people fear divorce as there is a lot of uncertainty about what will happen and whether you or your kids will be okay after the divorce. Give yourself some time to discover new information. Why? Because you matter. Learn how to prepare your money, life, and kids for divorce in order to get the best outcome.

How to Predict an Award of Child Support

How to Predict an Award of Child Support

Child support is an important aspect of divorce if a couple has children. It is used by one parent to help support, maintain, and educate the child. The cost of child support has many factors between both parents.

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