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Family Law Trials : Child Support and Spousal Maintentance

The determination of Child Support and Spousal Maintenance are important issues affecting your ongoing financial future after a divorce. When you’re approaching an upcoming trial it’s important to understand how and what the Court will look at to determine Child Support and Spousal Maintenance and whether you’ll be liable to pay or eligible to receive …

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“RECAPTURING” THE INCOME OF THE SELF-EMPLOYED SPOUSE OR PARENT

In determining spousal maintenance and/or child support in a family court case, the Court must determine the income of the parties. Typically, this is a fairly simple process of looking at paystubs, W2s, tax returns, etc. Sometimes there are small curveballs thrown in such as variable bonuses, commissions pay, and the like. But what about …

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NEW STRATEGIES AND CONSIDERATIONS IN NEGOTIATING SPOUSAL MAINTENANCE IN LIGHT OF THE NEW TAX LAW

If you followed our blog series this month so far, you should have a general understanding about the effects the new tax law may have on those of you contemplating getting divorced or looking at a possible modification of the orders regarding spousal maintenance. Hopefully you learned, in actual dollars and cents, the effects this …

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SHOW ME THE MONEY! EXAMPLES OUTLINING THE ACTUAL EFFECT OF THE CHANGES TO SPOUSAL MAINTENANCE UNDER THE NEW TAX LAW

Now that you understand generally the effects that the new tax law may have on those of you contemplating getting divorced or looking at a possible modification of the orders regarding spousal maintenance, we will now go through a couple of examples to show you specifically how this will affect your pocketbook and “bottom line” …

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WINNERS AND LOSERS AS TO THE CHANGES TO SPOUSAL MAINTENANCE UNDER THE NEW TAX LAW

As we detailed in our last blog, if you are contemplating getting divorced or looking at a possible modification of the orders regarding spousal maintenance, then the new tax law will have a significant effect on both parties. Looking at it from the perspective of the trenches in family court, there are some clear winners and clear …

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