Dear Clients and Friends, It is not uncommon for someone getting divorced to think about moving to a different state. Maybe s/he live far away from their parents, childhood friends and extended family and want to go somewhere with a support system. Or maybe they went “home” … [Read more...] about How relocating can impact your divorce
Dear Clients and Friends, The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on millions of Americans’ financial situations. Layoffs, reduced hours, furloughs and business closings have changed people’s economic outlook. It’s also made it hard for people paying child support to meet … [Read more...] about Modifying your support agreement during a pandemic
Dear Clients and Friends, Let’s say you’ve known for years that you are inheriting your father’s home when he dies. Hopefully, you also know that he has a will that indicates clearly that the house will go to you. Now let’s assume that your father is no longer living in the … [Read more...] about When to sell your parents’ home: The tax consequences
Dear Clients and Friends, Aside from child custody, one of the most emotionally charged issues in a divorce is usually who gets to keep the house. For most couples, a house is their most valuable asset, and it has an enormous symbolic value as well. But while couples often … [Read more...] about Should divorcing couples sell their house?
Dear Clients and Friends, A bill pending in Congress would approve the use of remote online notarizations, making it easier to close on houses even if you cannot meet in person. The measure, called the “Securing and Enabling Commerce Using Remote and Electronic Notarization … [Read more...] about Bill pending in Congress would allow remote online notarizations
Dear Clients and Friends, If you pay child support for a teenaged son or daughter who leaves the other parent’s home to live elsewhere, do you still have to keep paying? Though it may vary from state to state, a recent North Carolina case indicates the answer is “yes.” The … [Read more...] about Child support may terminate only with judicial emancipation