Post-Divorce: The Power of the Paper Trail

Once the divorce papers are signed, it’s not over. If there is a financial obligation between two individuals, then there will remain an on-going relationship between them. Here are some tips to make those interactions as smooth as possible. Child Support If a parent is not paying child support as required, there are a few possible courses of action you can pursue. You could potentially have payments made through the child support collection unit, wage garnishment, and/or income execution. You could also seek a money judgment from the court. If, after exhausting these less drastic remedies, you are unsuccessful, then you could seek contempt from the court which could entail punishment by incarceration. Other Child-Related Expenses [...]

By |2021-03-16T18:39:34-04:00January 26, 2018|Matrimonial Divorce Law|

Five Tips to Help You Get Through Divorce

Going through a divorce can be stressful. Knowing what to expect can help you face the challenges you’ll encounter and increase your resilience. Here are five important facts about the divorce process that you should be prepared for, and tips to take into consideration. Divorces are emotional and difficult. Whether you’re the one who wants the divorce, or whether your spouse is the one who wants the divorce, it’s still going to be a big life change for you. It’s important to have a support system in place. While ultimately things are likely going to be better for you down the road, you’re still going to have to get through the process. It’s important to choose [...]

By |2021-03-16T18:39:34-04:00December 6, 2017|Matrimonial Divorce Law, Tips|

What If My Spouse Has Unreported Income?

It’s not uncommon to find that somebody who is living a $300,000-a-year lifestyle is reporting $40,000 on their income tax returns. It is a common scenario where one party in a divorce operates their own business in which certain expenses are run through the business, and/or fails to report all income on tax returns. Business owners will sometimes pay things like their car payments and cell phone bills through their business, but some people are even more brazen and charge any number of personal expenses directly through the auspices of the company they own. This can occur in any type of business or even a professional practice. In businesses where customers or clients commonly pay [...]

By |2021-03-16T18:39:34-04:00August 12, 2017|Family Court, Matrimonial Divorce Law|
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