Deductible spousal support has long been a way to divide family income and save taxes during and following a divorce. The higher wage earner shifts the tax s/he pays on spousal support to the lower wage earner or non-working…
In recent weeks, I have been pleasantly surprised to have my clients settle a number of very difficult cases in mediation, that had appeared insolvable. What these cases had in common was very difficult issues pertaining to their children. These…
Lori Buiteweg is the immediate Past-President of the State Bar of Michigan.
Eileen Slank attended the Probate and Estate Planning Institute in Grand Rapids in May. She is enrolled in the Probate and Estate Planning Certificate Program through the Institute of Continuing Legal Education.
Monika Sacks attended the Mid-Winter Conference for the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers in the Bahamas and presented “Taking Control of Your Financial Well-Being” in a Rehmann Group seminar.
Like many things in life, a do-it-yourself approach often costs you more money—and considerably more time—than hiring an experienced professional in the first place. Divorcing couples may think they’ve resolved 90% of their issues, only to find out that the “holes” in their informal agreement put one of them at a distinct disadvantage. More