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…
Elizabeth Solomon is a member of the 2017 Collaborative Practice Board of Directors. She is also the Secretary of the Executive Board.
Katherine Sharkey is the chair of the FOC Liaison Committee and co-chair of the Public Service/Pro Bono Committee for the Washtenaw County Bar Association. She was appointed to the Washtenaw County Bar Association Board of Directors. She has completed her term as the Immediate Past-President of the Woman Lawyers Association for the Washtenaw County Region. Kate presented “Evidence in Family Law Cases” at the CORT Training for Legal Services attorneys.
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.
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