Month: July 2018

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Alimony payments to be taxed beginning in 2019

Many Americans are well aware of the new tax reforms under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. One detail of the law that directly affects family law and divorce is that money paid to alimony or spousal support will be...

July 26, 2018
Family Law

Tips for co-parenting during the summer months

The summer months are a time of happiness and relaxation for the kids. Parents, on the other hand, may struggle to find ways to occupy children’s time. This in turn can lead to a schedule of soccer camp, math tutoring,...

July 19, 2018
Family Law

How to give your kids more time with a packed schedule

Before your divorce, you stayed at home and raised the kids. It was absolutely a full-time job, but it also meant you spent a lot of time with them. You could connect with them. Your daily routine was their routine....

July 18, 2018

Kids sports and the divorced parent

Coparenting involves many challenges, particularly when the parents are divorced. One source of potential conflict is the role that sports play in the children’s lives and the potential choices of which sports kids want to play. As a rule, sports...

July 13, 2018
Expert Vitness in Divorce

Wall Street exec to pay $4.1 million before divorce trial begins

Each divorce is as unique as the people involved. Some go smoothly with a fair and equitable arrangement, while others are more contentious. The Trafelets made the news recently when an appellate court judge in New York ordered hedge fund...

July 10, 2018
Family Law

Yes, divorce will impact your finances

Your finances are going to be impacted during divorce, there's no question about that. However, the impact can be reduced, depending on your situation. A divorce in the United States, based on 2012 data, costs $20,000. This includes legal fees...

July 5, 2018
Expert Vitness in Divorce

Three Uses of Financial Professionals in Divorce or Support Proceedings

Many times we read about the use of forensic accountants in Family Law proceedings, to either establish the marital standard of living, or income available for support or to value the community interest in a business. However, that largely looks...

July 3, 2018