Many people aren’t aware that the 2017 Tax Cuts & Jobs Act made a big change to the federal tax treatment of spousal support. Under the law, spousal support is no longer tax deductible for the person paying it. This is effective for all agreements signed after December 31, 2018. Since spousal … [Read more...] about How Will 2019 Tax Law Changes Impact Spousal Support Negotiations in New York
When parents decide to divorce, child custody becomes a primary concern for the parties and the courts. New York policy promotes joint custody and encourages parents to resolve their custody disputes amicably. If parents can’t do that, then the courts must step in. Before deciding to litigate child … [Read more...] about What Happens in Child Custody Disputes?
Questions about how child custody may be decided are among the top concerns of divorcing parents. They fear losing access to their child or want to limit their spouse’s access. Child custody is an emotional issue. New York law, however, encourages parties to resolve these issues amicably and in the … [Read more...] about 5 Things Parents Should Know About Child Custody Disputes