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Author: Matthew F. Burns

It’s Tax Time!

BY IN Divorce

If you are getting ready to file your taxes for the first time after your divorce or final custody order, there are important things to consider such as the child credit, transfer taxes on real estate and retirement accounts and deductions for spousal support.  Read on to see what information […]

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Help Your Attorney Help You

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Outside of the emotional strain that divorce places on the people going through the process, dealing with the legal field and the costs associated with divorce seem to pile on one after another. While a divorce can feel like running a marathon without training or driving through the UP at […]

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How a Military Divorce Differs from a Civilian Divorce

BY IN Custody

From start to finish, a military divorce is different, but at the same time quite similar. The similarity to a ‘regular’ divorce may create some comfort which in turn may create some pitfalls. Before you start… The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) affords service members with some benefits that are […]

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What You Need to Know When Dividing Your Business

BY IN Divorce

In a divorce all assets and debts are equitably divided. Equitably means fairly; most often, that means equally. When it comes to your cars with similar values, you each get to keep your car; not that difficult. When it comes to dividing a business, it gets complicated for a host […]

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