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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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  • 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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  • But it’s my pension!
    But it’s my pension!

    I often say that many of my clients want to protect their pensions from their spouses with the same fervor that they would protect a vital organ. During a divorce, it can seem unfair to have to share ...

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  • Don’t take the bait: Learning how to interact with your spouse during your divorce.
    Don’t take the bait: Learning how to interact with your spouse during your divorce.

    Does your soon-to-be-ex-spouse know what “buttons to push” to cause you to react in a way that is inflammatory or nasty? If you know that your spouse has this ability, then you must realize that he or ...

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  • "Don't worry, my divorce is uncontested!" Really, are you sure about that?

    I cannot tell you how many people come into my office believing that their divorce is uncontested simply because their spouse has told them that they don't want to "fight" or because they really ...

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