Archive for September, 2013

Claiming Your Child as a Dependent After Divorce

The IRS code dictates which parent is allowed to claim a minor child as a dependent and receive the tax dependency exemption. Only one parent may claim his or her child as a dependent. Typically IRS considers a child of a divorced parent as the “qualifying child” of the custodial parent. There are certain instances

An Entered Final Judgment of Dissolution of Marriage Allows You to Remarry But Also Imposes Enforceable Duties

Don’t Misinterpret or Overlook Your Post-Dissolution Performance Obligations  Whether your divorce took several weeks to finalize or a few months to several years, once the Judge signs your Final Judgment of Dissolution of Marriage, your role as a party to a divorce action is not over. You should take time to review the signed final

So Who Gets Fluffy in Your Divorce?

No matter how attached you are to your pet, Florida courts consider pets to be personal property. As property pets are subject to the equitable distribution rules that apply to your other personal property. As with all other property, it you can prove that your pet Fluffy is your separate, non-marital property because you acquired

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