Once either spouse starts a divorce action, or you begin to work with a mediator or collaborative divorce attorneys, both spouses are required to disclose all of their…

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One of the best long-term studies of divorce found that divorce, in and of itself, generally does not lead to a better life. Some people are happier as…

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A Court within a divorce can only involve itself in child maintenance if this has been agreed between the parties and placed within a Consent Order. … The…

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No matter what your settlement agreement/divorce decree calls it, you can deduct payments to your ex under four circumstances. … Property transfers incident to divorce are not taxable…

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Does Adultery Impact Alimony in New York? Marital fault, which includes adultery, is not commonly something a judge considers when awarding alimony. In particular, infidelity will not automatically…

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If a father knows he’s found someone he can trust around his kids and is certain they will be present in his life for a long time, most…

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Currently, alimony is generally deductible by the payor. This deduction is claimed “above the line” so it reduces adjusted gross income (AGI) for other tax purposes. Thus, it…

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There are four types of divorce in Japan: Divorce by agreement (kyogi rikon), based on mutual agreement. Divorce by mediation in a family court (chotei rikon), completed by…

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The difference between Divorced and Single. When used as adjectives, divorced means cut off, or separated, whereas single means not accompanied by anything else. Is a divorced person…

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What if You Don’t Want a Divorce? If you don’t want a divorce but your spouse does, you should consider suggesting counseling or a trial separation. Sometimes, these…

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