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…
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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