Divorce and Taxes

Divorce and Taxes

Often one spouse knows very little about their tax situation. They have not been involved in the tax preparation process and do not even think about what effect taxes may have on their divorce settlement. There are some important considerations that each spouse needs to contemplate before arriving at a final settlement agreement. Divorce Issues Requiring the …

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3 Tips for How to Choose Your Divorce Attorney

3 Tips on how to choose a divorce attorney

Looking for a divorce attorney can be daunting. In addition to the stress of starting what can be an emotionally taxing process, selecting a lawyer is one of the most important decisions to be made. Here are some suggestions that may help: 1) Get Recommendations from Trusted Sources As a starting point, a trusted professional who you …

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Divorce – What About the House?

Divorce - what about the house

Couples often come into the divorce process with an emotional attachment to the house. Their attitude is a firm “I want the house.” They may not understand what that entails or even if it is financially feasible. It is important to understand the costs involved in keeping and maintaining the house as well as whether they qualify for a mortgage. …

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How Much Will My Divorce Cost?

How much will my divorce cost

The answer to the question, “How much does a divorce cost?” is a resounding ‘it all depends’. It depends on how much you want to fight and how much you want to spend. Traditional litigation is typically the most expensive way to get a divorce. Mediation, wherein a neutral third party who facilitates conversations regarding …

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Collaborative Practice Series – Part 3: A Team Centered around Your Family

collaborative divorce team focused on your family

Collaborative Divorce: A Team Centered around Your Family Introduction: Going through divorce can make you feel isolated and alone, unsure of where to turn to for support and advice. Unlike traditional divorce, Collaborative Practice provides a team of skilled professionals to help you manage the many aspects of the divorce process. The Collaborative Team: Family …

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Collaborative Practice Series – Part 2: A Better Way to Divorce

collaborative divorce focus on family bonds

Introduction: Collaborative Divorce is a better process in which a divorcing couple, together with trained professionals, work as a team to resolve disputes respectfully without going to court. The Principles of Collaborative Practice: Couples going through divorce can experience confusion, anger, and loss. Under such circumstances, you may find it difficult to see an end …

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