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Helpful Technology Tools to Make Co-Parenting a Little Easier

After a divorce co-parenting can be difficult in a few different ways. For one thing, you are trying to schedule with your ex all the details of the kids life without living in the same home. When a ...
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The Difficulties of Divorce in the Muslim Culture

In the United States we are very fortunate to have certain freedoms that a lot of the world is unable to participate in, one of these being divorce. Here, the government understands that they cannot ...
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I Pay Alimony to My Ex: Can the Payments Be Modified?

After a divorce, there is a chance that one spouse will be required by law to make alimony payments to their ex. Alimony is awarded to a spouse, either husband or wife, for various reasons. In some ...
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A Wife Fights for Ex-Husbands Pension Plan With the Government

A man in South Dakota was sentenced to jail for steal $5.6 million from 3M Corp, and his wife is now fighting to receive her half of his pension plan while the government seeks to use it to pay for ...
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Second Divorces Can be Costly

Divorces can be an experience that is hard and painful, but healing happens in time. For many however, the second round of divorces is showing that it may be financially a lot more difficult than the ...
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Hiding Money from Your Spouse is now a lot Harder

Thinking of hiding some money from your spouse when you create your divorce agreements ? Well, think again. The Wall Street Journal says that it is getting nearly impossible for spouses to hide their ...
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Alimony, Child Support and the IRS

With tax season in full swing, you may be realizing the implications of asking for alimony during your divorce. If you are the recipient of alimony, you are likely to be taxed on the payments that you ...
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Some Have Filed for Bankruptcy in Florida due to Lifetime Alimony

According to several reports released last year, some people in the state of Florida had to file for bankruptcy because they were making alimony payments they could not afford. This happened to people ...
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Stay At Home Moms and Divorce

If you are a stay-at-home mom discussing the possibility of divorce with your spouse, you may be worried and fearful of your future. While some mothers believe that they will be able to maintain their ...
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Rehabilitative Alimony Explained

Various types of alimony can be awarded in different states and under different circumstances. One type of alimony, or spousal support, is known as rehabilitative alimony. Rehabilitative alimony is ...
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Supportive Relationships and Modification of Alimony

If you currently receive alimony but are now living with another person it may serve as grounds for modification of alimony. Depending on what state you reside in, the laws regarding alimony often ...
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Divorce and Tax Ramifications

When you are contemplating divorce it is imperative to understand the tax ramifications of your decision. To begin, you may opt to ask for or pay out alimony. This means that you will get or pay ...
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Alimony: Things To Keep In Mind

If you will soon be paying or receiving alimony payments there are several things you should become familiar with. To begin, alimony payments must be specifically outlined in any divorce agreement, as ...
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The Advantages of Paying Alimony

When most people hear the word alimony, they cringe - especially if it is the person being asked to pay it. However, there are reasons why you might want to pay alimony. To start, alimony is viewed ...
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Failure to Pay Alimony

Any time a person is awarded alimony or spousal support and his/her spouse fails to pay in full or on time, the person may take several courses of action. First, the person may contact the ...
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How Will Alimony Impact Your Taxes?

If you are paying alimony in the state of Florida, you may have questions about how your payments will impact your taxes. In Florida, alimony is a tax deductible expense, which means you can claim ...
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How is Alimony Paid?

After alimony has been awarded to a dependant spouse, the independent spouse will be responsible for making scheduled payments. Depending on the court's orders, independent spouses may have to ...
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Different Types of Alimony

There are several types of alimony a judge can order during a divorce: Temporary Alimony is paid while the divorce is still pending. Permanent Alimony is paid indefinitely, unless one of the parties ...
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Modifying Child Support, Alimony and Parenting Plans

No situation is ever permanent. Families expand, ex-spouses get remarried, jobs are lost and gained, incomes increase and decrease, and the cost of life fluctuates. Sometimes a change in circumstances ...
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