Tax Act’s Impact on Spousal Maintenance, One Year Later
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act eliminated the Federal income tax deduction for the payment of spousal maintenance. Attorney Eric A. Tepper discusses some of…
Husband Not Entitled to Share in Appreciation of Real Property
Showing that Husband worked to improve property is not enough. Need to show that improvements contributed to appreciation in value.
Father Awarded Custody Where Mother Alienated Child from Father
Court concludes that child's preference to stay with mother is the result of mother's alienating behavior, awards custody to Father
Warren County Husband's Share of Assets Reduced by $99,000
Husband’s “ongoing pattern of conversion of marital assets, refusal to contribute to marital debt and continuous wasteful dissipation of marital assets” resulted in the Husband…
No Credit for Money Paid to Ex-Spouse Without Contract
The Court denied ex-husband credit for $100,000 paid to ex-wife for her interest in marital residence because there was no written contract for the sale.
Do I Have to Pay Child Support in Addition to College Room & Board?
Your obligation to pay for college room and board in addition to child support may depend upon where you live in New York State.
Pension Credits "Bought Back" Are Marital Assets
Police officer's pension credits "bought back" to enhance pension benefit are marital assets, but benefits from time served prior to marriage are separate property.
Co-Parenting: Helpful Hints by Nicole Helmer Simon, Esq.
Guidance on how to co-parent with your former spouse or significant other such that your stress levels are reduced and your relationships with your children…