Who Can Claim the Children as Dependents for Tax Purposes?

This issue is either overlooked by the separated or recently divorced parties, or it is hotly disputed; in either case, it is almost always misunderstood. One parent typically believes that since he or she is spending more time physically caring for the children, he or she should have the privilege of claiming the children as dependents each year at tax …

How Expensive Is Getting a Divorce?

A friend tells another friend over coffee, “Well it’s finally over–Frank’s lawyer got the apartment and my lawyer got the two cars and the beach house!” Many of us wish that were actually funny.  Isn’t it interesting that the filing fee for divorce is less than one hundred dollars, and practically any Attorney can draft the required documents in a …