10:34 pm October, 2017

Tax Treatment of Alimony

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Tax Treatment of Alimony Amounts paid to a spouse or a former spouse under a divorce or separation instrument (including a divorce decree, a separate maintenance decree, or a written separation agreement) may be alimony for federal tax purposes. Alimony is deductible by the payer spouse, and the recipient spouse must include it in income. [...]

10:29 pm October, 2017

Don’t let money bust up your marriage

By | 2017-10-14T22:29:19+00:00 10:29 pm|Divorce|0 Comments

Don’t let money bust up your marriage Finances rank as the biggest trouble spot for relationships. Experts recommend exploring money matters before tying the knot. Preparing for marital finances includes updating beneficiaries and considering disability insurance. October is one of the most popular months for weddings, and thousands of couples will be taking the plunge and [...]

10:22 pm October, 2017

Healthy Co-Parenting: Are You Able to Put Your Children First?

By | 2017-10-16T21:05:19+00:00 10:22 pm|Divorce|0 Comments

Healthy Co-Parenting: Are You Able to Put Your Children First? Mr. Smug was in Paris to visit Hidalgo last weekend.  Even though he pays only 250€ a month in child support (and his family is generationally wealthy, aristocratic even), I let him stay at our place and sleep with Hidalgo in the twin beds.  He [...]

10:01 pm October, 2017

Yes, You Can Affair-Proof Your Marriage

By | 2017-10-16T21:05:19+00:00 10:01 pm|Divorce|0 Comments

Yes, You Can Affair-Proof Your Marriage Make it OK to talk about temptation before it becomes real. Most of us don’t get married planning to have an affair. But then later, there we are, at the divorce attorney’s office, signing papers. In terms of context, consider these sobering stats: The rate of marital infidelity, according [...]

9:54 pm October, 2017

How Well Should You Know Your Partner Before Getting Married?

By | 2017-10-16T21:05:19+00:00 9:54 pm|Divorce|0 Comments

How Well Should You Know Your Partner Before Getting Married? It’s so romantic! You meet one night when you least expect. You’ve recently sworn off dating and tell yourself you’re content, no, wait, happy being single. Your girlfriends are your sisters, and if you do decide to date, which is a big IF, it’s going to [...]

10:30 pm September, 2017

12 Ways to Prepare For A Successful Divorce Mediation

By | 2017-10-16T21:05:19+00:00 10:30 pm|Collaborative Law|0 Comments

12 Ways to Prepare For A Successful Divorce Mediation You are separating and nothing will be the same. How you manage this process can make a big difference to how well you get through your separation and to how your relationship looks going forward. It’s important to separate the relationship issues from the parenting issues. Easier said [...]

9:26 pm September, 2017

Divorce or Separation may Affect Taxes

By | 2017-09-06T21:26:10+00:00 9:26 pm|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Divorce or Separation may Affect Taxes IRS Summertime Tax Tip 2017-23, August 23, 2017 Taxpayers who are divorcing or recently divorced need to consider the impact divorce or separation may have on their taxes. Alimony payments paid under a divorce or separation instrument are deductible by the payer, and the recipient must include it in [...]

9:11 pm September, 2017

4 Things You Should Know About Divorce And Child Custody

By | 2017-10-16T21:05:19+00:00 9:11 pm|Divorce|0 Comments

4 Things You Should Know About Divorce And Child Custody You are getting divorced, and you have children. It is impossible not to be overwhelmed with questions, concerns, and fears about how your divorce will impact child custody. There are so many decisions to make, and many of them feel unbearable.  Here are some simple tips [...]

12:44 pm August, 2017

The Words That Ended My Marriage

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The Words That Ended My Marriage Divorced men and women tell all. A marriage doesn’t fall apart overnight, but sometimes, looking back, you can pinpoint certain moments that irrevocably changed things for the worse. It could be things that were said. Below, divorced men and women share the spoken words that convinced them their marriages were over. “I [...]

12:39 pm August, 2017

25 Sobering Questions That Will Tell You Whether Or Not Your Relationship Is Going To Work Out

By | 2017-08-29T12:39:29+00:00 12:39 pm|Uncategorized|0 Comments

25 Sobering Questions That Will Tell You Whether Or Not Your Relationship Is Going To Work Out When you’re trying to determine whether or not a relationship is “right” for you, the reality is that you already know the answer – sometimes you just need to hear the question posed in a different way to [...]