Tag Archives: Family Law Alphabet

Tax Exemptions for Children

For most families, having a child provides tax benefits, and these benefits can be negotiated during a child custody or divorce case. Dependent Exemption Generally, according to the Internal Revenue Code, a child can be claimed as a dependent by anyone


“Your Honor” and Other Courtroom Etiquette

Y is for "Your Honor."  "Your Honor" is a way of formally addressing a judge during a court proceeding.    When you show up for your hearing you may hear phrases like “Your Honor,” “May it please the court,” “May I approach,”