Some Learning Experiences
You'll Want to Live Without
Once you separate, keep your income separate - open a brand new bank account.
Dont Cancel Insurance Policies or Change BeneficiariesSeek legal advice first. In some states this would violate an automatic restraining order.
Dont "Hide the Ball"
You will spend more in attorney's fees if you try to hide assets and/or information. And, in some states, if you are initially successful and it is discovered, the entire agreement can be set aside (you start all over)..
Don't Put it Off Until Tomorrow
With a little planning, a lot of headaches and taxes can be saved.
Don't Sign a Tax Return without a Thorough Review
Both spouses are jointly and severally liable for all taxes, interest and penalties due and any future deficiencies, interest and penalties on a joint return.
DON'T DO IT YOURSELF.....
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