An important change is coming in divorce law as a result of the new tax act. Alimony payments have been deductible to the payor and taxable to the payee for the past 75 years. As a result of the new tax act, alimony will no longer be deductible by the payor or taxable to the… [Read More]
Courts are supporting shared parenting arrangements with both parents significantly involved more and more. As you can see from the article, “After divorce, shared parenting is best for children’s health and development,” the psychological research shows that significant time with both parents profoundly helps your children.
The article, Reduce the Stress of a Divorce, addresses some well-advised coping techniques for going through a divorce. In general, don’t go it alone. Cut yourself a break. Take time for yourself and don’t beat yourself up. Break down your tasks into manageable pieces. While you need to listen to your inner voice to make the… [Read More]
It can be so hard to be strong when you are going through a divorce. It is the time you most want to wallow. There is time for wallowing on a Saturday afternoon, but you also must keep your head and your wits about you while going through a divorce. The article below succinctly lists… [Read More]
You will always be the parents to your children. Forever. Please remember to keep the adult issues between the adults. Your children have enough to deal with adjusting to life’s changes, so please be careful. I recommend that mediation parents consult with a therapist to learn the best way to tell their children about their… [Read More]