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Eye Opening Divorce Statistics

January 29, 2020 by Leave your thoughts

January has been given the unfortunate monicker of “Divorce Month” by the media. Their claim that this month is the month in which most divorce filings are seen makes sense. After all, people look at the new year as a time to get a fresh start. What better way than by moving on from an unhappy marriage, right? The truth,...

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How the New Tax Laws Impact 2019 Divorces

January 29, 2020 by Leave your thoughts

Tax season is here. If you’re like most people, you’re scurrying about organizing documents on student loan interest, interest paid on your mortgage, charitable deductions, and the slew of other details needed to ensure your CPA gets the job done right. And, if your divorce was finalized in 2019, chances are you’ve wondered how the new tax laws will you....

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Making The Most of Your Holiday Time When You Share Custody

December 2, 2019 by Leave your thoughts

Whether you’re newly divorced, going through a divorce, or navigating the holidays for the first time while co-parenting, there’s no doubt that this time of year can get highly emotional. Both mothers and fathers want to spend the most time possible with their children. If your relationship with your ex is healthy and positive, there’s a chance you can work...

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Child Support When There is Equal Custody – Part II

November 1, 2019 by 1 Comment

We previously wrote about how much money a parent should have to pay in child support should be paid when they have equal, or close to equal, custody. Another Supreme Court Case Since that last post, the New Hampshire Supreme Court looked at this again. In the Silva case, the parents agreed to an equal parenting plan. The Judge ordered...

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The “2-5” parenting plan

June 12, 2019 by Leave your thoughts

Many parents getting divorced want to have their parenting time divided as evenly as possible.  Prior to the separation both parents have been heavily involved in care-taking activities. In many instances, both parents agree that they should keep it that way. Other times there is disagreement. One parent believes they should have primary custody and the other parent wants an...

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