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Financial Advice for Divorcing Spouses

If you’re considering divorce, you’re likely worried about how it will impact your finances. Whether you’re in a high-net-worth marriage, you and your spouse work full-time, or only ...
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Financial Tips for Divorcing Spouses

It’s no secret that one of the most difficult parts of divorce is the financial aspect. If the financial part were easier, we would probably see a rise in divorce filings. If you have put off a ...
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Which Parent Claims the Dependency Exemption?

With tax season quickly approaching, a lot of our clients, especially those with children, ask us about the dependency exemption. Which parent claims the exemption, and can the noncustodial parent ...
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What Does a Successful Financial Outcome in a Divorce Case Look Like?

When I first meet with a prospective client, they often tell me they are looking for a lawyer who will 'win' their divorce case for them. This is understandable, as everyone wants to walk away ...
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5 Money Questions You Should Ask Before Tying the Knot

Most people would agree that money is the biggest "problem" in a relationship. Besides communication and sex, money can pose a tremendous problem if you and your sweetie aren't on the ...
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Spoiled?

More and more I see children of divorce being spoiled with lavish gifts and expensive outings or vacations from both parents. Perhaps the parents feel guilty for putting their child through the ...
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Amnesty for Delinqent Child Support Payers

In Durham County, the Social Services department held a special amnesty day to give non-custodial parents a chance to stop running and hiding from the Child Support Enforcement Department and pay up. ...
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Don't Let Your Wedding Cause Your Divorce

Don't Let Your Wedding Cause Your Divorce Don't spend a fortune on a fairytale wedding if you want your marriage to have a fairytale ending. Couples that overspend on their wedding day are ...
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Calculating Child Support When One Parent Does Not Have Income

How Do We Calculate Maintenance (Alimony) and Child Support When One Parent Has No Income? First know that both parents are legally responsible for supporting the kiddos—not just the parent who ...
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Judge Ordered Child Support Payments Recalculated

Judge Ordered Child Support Payments Recalculated In Mercer County, a State Superior Court overturned a local judge's child support decision and ordered the judge to recalculate the father's ...
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Colorado Legislature Currently Considering New Maintenance Guidelines for January 2014

Unlike child support, Colorado currently has no guidelines for maintenance where the annual gross combined income of the parties is over $75,000.00. This means if your family earns more than the ...
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Tax Credits and Children

Parents need to be aware of the various child dependent exemptions and credits that are available to them on their tax returns and how they might be affected by a parenting plan or divorce ...
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Divorced From Health Insurance

The financial effects of divorce start to add up quickly. All of a sudden the one income has to cover the expenses that used to be split between two. This includes housing, utilities, food, and ...
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Planning For Your Financial Future Long After The Divorce Is Final

With the current state of the economy, the old adage "It’s cheaper to keep’er" has never been more true. But sometimes a divorce is unavoidable. If this is the case, the couple ...
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