A divorce will affect an individual’s finances. Some of the effects may be detrimental; however, with proper planning, a divorce can have unexpected financial benefits.
In most cases, one spouse earns more than the other. Some people have a hard time paying the bills after they have separated. But what happens when a divorce has been filed? Can you ask the Court to require your spouse to financially support you while the divorce is pending? Can you ask the Court to require your spouse to help pay for your attorney? The answer is YES! Here's how: