An experienced divorce mediator or divorce lawyer can provide counsel to divorcing
couples about how to avoid disputes or even potential lawsuits over harmful and acrimonious behavior," Hornberger said.
Understanding how we got to this point can provide a perspective on both the negative aspects of divorcing
today (expenses, uncertainty, and complexity) as well as the positive aspects (more choices, fairer laws, and alternatives like mediation).
A neutral accountant performs the same duties in a divorce case that two separate CPAs would: gathering documents and making inquiries of the divorcing
husband and wife to determine their income and expenses.
By gaining a deeper understanding of divorce taxation, CPAs can provide a real service to their divorcing
clients by helping to structure their settlements to pay the least amount of tax and result in the least amount of difficulty in tax return preparation.
And now, instead of divorcing
Ken, I was divorcing
his sister,'' said Letourneau, who works for San Bernardino County's child and protective services.
Shared parenting or joint custody would be the most equitable solution for divorcing
couples, says Dianna Thompson, executive director of the American Coalition for Fathers and Children (800-978-DADS) based in Lake Forest, California.
Some things that hurt children of divorce, such as the apparently high incidence of severe psychological difficulties among divorcing
parents,(92) are largely unresponsive to legal change.
Some, after divorcing
and remarrying, continue to attend Mass and receive the Eucharist although reception of the Eucharist for divorced and remarried Catholics is outside the bounds of church teaching.
Hornberger encourages divorcing
couples to consider mediation as an option for mitigating the stress associated with divorce.
CPAs, judges, attorneys, other professionals and especially divorcing
couples are becoming increasingly dissatisfied with the stress and high costs that too often occur in the family law adversarial process.
This article identifies some common issues the tax adviser faces when a divorcing
client or spouse owns a closely held business and discusses planning techniques.
clients must meet the requirements of IRC section 71 (b) if the payments from the split are to be classified as alimony for tax purposes.
Cooperative Parenting and Divorce assists divorcing
or divorced parents in reducing parental conflict and risk factors associated with the child's post-divorce adjustment.
The ONS also found the provisional divorce rate increased to 13 divorcing
people per 1,000 married population in 2001 from 12.
Under California law, married couples split the family assets 50-50 when divorcing
, in the absence of an agreement to the contrary.