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Why you should talk to your attorney about tax questions

For some residents of Florida, the federal tax filing deadline is an issue to be concerned with in the midst of a contentious divorce. Essentially, tax issues can create a number of financial questions that must be resolved. The prospect of an income tax refund and how it should be divided may be a point READ MORE

Report challenges prevailing statistical data on U.S. divorce rate

The word “statistics” can be emotionally loaded. While many of us use statistics to rationally bolster an argument, others believe that statistics are primarily political and are too often misused, abused or completely made up. For research purposes, statistical data is only as valuable as it is accurate. Two demographers made quite a stir lately READ MORE

Divorce & taxes: Will you or your ex get the child tax exemption?

It may seem hard to believe, but we are now less than a month away from the deadline to file federal tax returns. If you have gone through a divorce or other family law dispute in the last year, you may have some questions about how your taxes will be affected. One question that many READ MORE

How you can protect your small business in divorce: Part II

In our last post, we began a discussion about divorce in the context of small business ownership. Although divorce can wreak havoc on a business owned by one spouse or co-owned by both, it is important to remember that this outcome is avoidable. So how do you divorce-proof your business if you and your spouse READ MORE

How you can protect your small business in divorce: Part I

If you own a business, chances are good that you love what you do. That being said, you have probably discovered that owning a small business often comes with frustrations and risks that other Floridians don’t necessarily have to manage. You may need to be meticulous about tracking business expenses, income and tax liabilities. And READ MORE