Extracurricular activities and child support

People who are divorcing negotiate child support based on the child’s basic needs: Food, shelter and clothes. To help determine the amount of the child support order, Virginia courts use the child support guidelines approved by the state’s General Assembly. The guidelines take into consideration the needs of the child as well as each parent’s […]

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Men Negotiating Spousal Support (Alimony)

According to Forbes magazine, more than 400,000 people in the United States receive alimony after a divorce. Only 3% of these recipients are men. The 2014 article focuses on a reality that many may not realize or want to accept: gender stereotypes and sexism often prevent husbands from receiving fair spousal support awards after a […]

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Alimony, child support and taxes: What you need to know

One of the most important things you need to understand before signing a marital settlement agreement or asking the court to award you child support and alimony or spousal support is the tax consequences of receiving these payments. By comprehending the tax ramifications, you will be in a better position to work out the most […]

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What Are The Tax Consequences Of Getting Divorced?

Though tax season has come and gone, there are a number of tax issues to be aware of when you are going through a divorce that could save you, or hurt you, if you are not careful. While you should always discuss your situation with a family law attorney (and possibly even an accountant), here […]

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How Will Our Debts Be Divided And What About Student Loans?

Dividing assets may be a major issue in resolving in your divorce case, particular where you and your spouse have accumulated a significant amount of wealth and/or property. However, you may be wondering what happens to you and your spouse’s debt in divorce.  You may have student loans or have borrowed money to invest in […]

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Simple Tips To Working Well With Your Family Law Attorney

Amid the myriad of decisions you will need to make in your family law case, one of the first will be selecting the lawyer that’s right for you. Choosing an attorney with whom you feel comfortable and confident in is a major first step.  Maintaining a good rapport and high level of confidence and respect […]

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