By Evan Kirshenbaum | Published July 30, 2014 | |
- Family Law Overview
- Division of Assets
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Divorce Modifications
There are a number of reasons people opt to get a restraining order, but most often it’s if there was some type of domestic violence that occurred. Typically we think of domestic violence as being something that occurs between romantic partners, but it can also be the result of a situation between family members, or Read MoreRead More
Social media is extremely tricky, while simultaneously pervasive in our society. It seems like everyone uses some type of social media, yet it can have a negative impact on our lives in any number of ways, from our careers to our family lives. One time it’s extremely important to be conscious of what you’re putting Read MoreRead More
Many divorcing couples are surprised to learn that alimony payments have federal tax consequences. In general, alimony is taxable to the spouse who receives support payments and is deductible by the spouse who makes support payments. The Internal Revenue Services guidelines specify what is and is not considered alimony. For example, payments will be considered Read MoreRead More
If you’re already married and didn’t go the route of the prenuptial agreement, you do have another option—the postnuptial agreement. A postnup is often trickier than a prenup because you are already married, but it offers an excellent form of protection in case certain events take place, and it really gives you control over your Read MoreRead More
While it may not always be the best idea to follow the lead of millionaire celebrities, it seems that’s just what some couples are now doing when facing divorce. Recently, A-lister Gwyneth Paltrow made waves when she declared her divorce from musician Chris Martin would be a “conscious uncoupling.” The phrase ruffled a few feathers, and Read MoreRead More
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