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  • Take the house. I just want my pension/retirement account.
    Take the house. I just want my pension/retirement account.

    Most people are concerned about the prospect of sharing their pension with their soon-to-be ex -spouse. In fact, they are so concerned that they literally come into my office with the goal of having ...

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  • Life insurance and child support go hand-in-hand
    Life insurance and child support go hand-in-hand

    When the court issues a child support order in your Supreme Court case, you should be prepared for the court to require you to provide life insurance for your child(ren). The purpose of life insurance ...

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  • Relying upon innocent spouse protection against the tax man’s grasp, well maybe so, maybe no!
    Relying upon innocent spouse protection against the tax man’s grasp, well maybe so, maybe no!

    Does your spouse have unreported cash income? Have you wondered how your spouse reports $20,000 or $30,000 in annual income when you and your spouse live a lifestyle requiring at least $100,000 per ...

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  • Same ‘Ol, Same ‘Ol doesn’t work when communicating with your ex-spouse
    Same ‘Ol, Same ‘Ol doesn’t work when communicating with your ex-spouse

    We often fall into the same old communication patterns with our ex-spouses, or soon-to-be ex spouses, as we did when we were married to them. The communication routines we establish during marriage ...

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  • "My accountant is the best, he always has a trick to increase my tax refund!" Think twice before you file those taxes.

    Tax returns are often thought of as a necessary evil. Most people don't prepare their own tax returns, instead relying upon accountants to prepare them on their behalf. Even if that is the case, you ...

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  • Secure your own oxygen mask before trying to help others.
    Secure your own oxygen mask before trying to help others.

    This statement is not just an airline travel fact, but a lesson on how to proceed in a divorce when you are the supporting spouse. As the primary wage earner, it is easy to forget about yourself as ...

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