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Everything You Need to Know About Same Sex Divorces in Texas

Since same sex marriages have been made legal by the Supreme Court, same sex divorces are now possible as well. People are still confused because not all states had acknowledged that same sex marriages were legal prior to 2015 and … Continue reading

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Elimination of Alimony Deduction Gives Urgency to Divorces

Negotiating spousal maintenance agreements during divorce may become more contentious because of a change to a long-standing tax law. The federal tax reform bill passed in late 2017 eliminated the popular alimony deduction for federal income taxes. The deduction is … Continue reading

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Statement of Net Worth In New York Divorces: Mandatory Financial Disclosure

Twice in the last month, the tabloids made much ado about well-known divorcing couples demanding financial disclosure early on in their divorces.     In both the Rudy Giuliani and Donald Trump, Jr. divorces,  both husbands demanded that their soon to be … Continue reading

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Divorces in Denmark

From the Business Insider: Denmark is consistently ranked as one of the happiest countries in the world. It also has thehighest divorce rate in western Europe: Nearly half of all marriages ended in divorce as of 2017. One reason for… … Continue reading

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Understanding the Government Agencies Involved in Michigan Divorces

Divorcing couples with minor children will quickly become familiar with multiple government agencies, including: The Family Division of the circuit court in the county where the divorce is filed; The Friend of the Court (FOC) office in that county; and … Continue reading

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