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Archive for January 2012

5 Tax Implications and Divorce

It’s that time of year again. The holidays are gone. The tree is down. W-2′s will be in the mail and on their way before you know it. Each year tax season brings with it new law, new questions, and new decisions. Adding a divorce or separation in the mix makes things even more complicated. … Continue reading

Alienation of affection not just a Carolina thing

As reported by Lawyers Weekly, “A Mississippi woman could not explain away 107 cell phone calls to a married man when she tried to set aside an $88,000 jury verdict against her in an alienation-of-affection lawsuit. Alienation of affection as a cause of action is a relic of the past in most states. Of the … Continue reading

International Kidnapping and the Hague Convention

While the Hague Convention can help to get a child returned it is only applicable when the country where the parent has fled with the child is a signed member to the convention. China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan are not. Most Muslim countries on not members of the convention. While Mexico is a member of … Continue reading

New Law Allows Challenge to Paternity

New law allows fathers to challenge paternity and set aside child support orders. Law becomes effective January 1, 2012 and provides that you have one year to file the motion from the date you discover or should have discovered that you are not the father of the child. The law provides that anyone who would otherwise be eligible under … Continue reading

Happy New Year!

Here Is Your Chance to Decide What I Write About in 2012! Please vote for what you would like to read about and I promise to include articles on that topic.

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