If you win the lottery for a substantial amount—like $100 million—it's safe to say that your life is never going to be the same again. If you are divorced and have children, those winnings could also have a drastic impact on their lives.
Domestic violence is making the headlines in Colorado after one police department reported a 50 percent increase in domestic violence fatalities. Colorado Springs alone has had two recent domestic violence shootings, and aggravated assaults connected to domestic violence incidents were also on the rise.
While many couples initially balk at the idea, a prenuptial agreement can be an extremely valuable tool. No one goes into a marriage expecting to divorce, but it is important to be prepared for the unexpected hurdles that life throws at you. Even if you never end up needing to use it, knowing that you have a prenuptial agreement in place can make you feel more confident about working out any issues that may come up in your marriage later on.
Almost everyone would agree that having multiple children increases responsibilities and stress for parents. Some studies have shown that the more children a couple has, the higher their chance of divorce later on. When one child is found to have a disability, it would seem that this risk would be even higher. However, one study claims otherwise.