World’s richest man announces divorce

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Some in the media practically shouted the headline that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was getting divorced. That in itself was not the issue, it was the fact Jeff and MacKenzie…

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Tax law changes likely effect prenups

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There has been much discussion this year about how the latest changes of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affect the taxing of alimony payments in divorce. However, those laws…

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Making a binding postnuptial agreement

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Postnuptial agreements can serve a variety of purposes. One common use is to sooth tension over a disagreement a couple may have. It can apply to different matters, but couples…

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Banker tries but cannot outrun alimony payments

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A British couple's highly publicized split in 1997 is still not resolved. With the couple moving separately to the United States in 2009, the bitter battle remained in the English…

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University professor caught trying to hide assets

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Dividing marital assets is a complicated process that involves itemizing a complete list of bank accounts, real property, and other possessions of value. The list must be as comprehensive as…

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Common mistakes in dividing an IRA

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Filing for divorce involves a variety of challenges. For some couples it may be a custody issue, while for others it the distribution of marital assets. Marital assets often involve…

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Alimony payments to be taxed beginning in 2019

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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…

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