Jan 11

5 Things to Know about QDROs

Qualified Domestic Relations Orders, commonly referred to as "QDROs," are one of the least discussed topics in Family Court cases, but they are important. A QDRO is a type of court order that allows the transfer of retirement benefits from one spouse to

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Jan 03

Q1: Prime Time to File for Divorce?

A lot of people file for divorce at the beginning of the year. While divorce professionals don’t all agree in the reasons why this happens, here are a few theories. The Holidays Are Over Our culture has a tendency to romanticize the holiday season, and

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May 04

Tax Exemptions for Children

For most families, having a child provides tax benefits, specifically tax exemptions for children, and these benefits can be negotiated during a child custody or divorce case. Dependent Exemption Generally, according to the Internal Revenue Code, a child

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Jan 02

3 Ways Tax Law Changes Will Affect Alimony in South Carolina Divorces

On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 into law, which made tax law changes to the Internal Revenue Code. Some of those changes became effective on January 1, 2019. Alimony is money paid by one spouse to another

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