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Category Archives: Matrimonial Taxation
October 10th, 2019

An unfortunate occurrence in divorce cases is when a spouse hides assets. While seasoned divorce attorneys are experienced in tracking down undisclosed bank accounts, stocks and bonds, cryptocurrency adds a level of complexity. A recent article in Family Lawyer magazine … Read More…




March 22nd, 2019

As recently as tax year 2017, eligible persons were able to claim exemptions from their adjusted gross income of as much as $4,050 per dependent child. To have qualified, the dependent child must have lived with the person(s) claiming the … Read More…




September 11th, 2018

The new tax law goes into effect on January 1, 2019 with some significant changes for divorcing couples. If you’re thinking about a split anytime soon, it might benefit you to do it this year, according to a recent article … Read More…




March 9th, 2017

Tax season tends to cause enough consternation for intact families, let alone those at the beginning of the divorce process. While the IRS may not care about your personal situation so long as it gets paid, there are variables that, … Read More…




June 30th, 2016

I am often asked what has made me such an effective family law trial attorney and litigator. After recently giving the question some thought, it occurs to me that there are three vital elements to my success. Over the years, … Read More…




July 6th, 2015

On June 26, 2015, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage. As a result, states cannot keep same-sex couples from marrying and must recognize their unions. Prior to the decision, same-sex marriage … Read More…




March 9th, 2015

As the April 15th deadline to file federal income tax returns rapidly approaches, with it comes the inevitable, albeit often overlooked (until tax time) question: “If my spouse/Ex and I file separately, who gets to claim the children as dependents?” … Read More…