February 7, 2015

Sometimes the matter of being able to claim a child for tax purposes is a hotly debated item in a divorce or other custody case. It is an issue that can have major financial implications, so consider it carefully. Under IRS regulations, the parent who has the child mor...

June 24, 2014

 

QUESTION: WE CANNOT AGREE ON THE TERMS OF A DIVORCE SETTLEMENT, WHAT CAN I EXPECT AT TRIAL?
 
ANSWER: NO ONE WILL BE HAPPY
 
I have heard Judges say it a hundred times: “No one is happy after a trial.” You will be asking one person to make decisions about your life ba...

QUESTION: IF MY SPOUSE AND I CANNOT REACH AN AGREEMENT ON THE TERMS OF OUR DIVORCE, WHAT CAN I EXPECT?

ANSWER: THE DISCOVERY PROCESS

When cases are not resolved, there is much information that the parties need to exchange in order to prepare for trial. The common ter...

March 1, 2014

QUESTION: MY SPOUSE HAS RECEIVED THE DIVORCE PAPERS, WHAT NEXT?

ANSWER: IT DEPENDS, BUT GENERALLLY ONE OF 3 POSSIBILITIES:
1.    A Default Judgment
2.    The case is settled
3.    The case goes to trial


1) Default Judgment: Once the Res...

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