May
17
2019
How to Manage Your Divorce and Your Work Life
It’s easy to say, “keep your personal life separate from your work life,” but in reality, things are rarely quite that simple. With a big life change like divorce, sometimes the stress can carry over into other parts of your life, including your job.
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May
2
2019
Quebec Mother Denied Custody Over Cannabis Use
Last month, a mother in Quebec was denied shared custody of her child due to her overabundant cannabis use. Superior Court Judge Jérôme Frappier ruled that the mother’s reliance on marijuana had outweighed her commitment to her child, putting said child in danger. As a result, custody of the child was given to the father. Meanwhile, the mother retains visitation rights every three weekends under the sole condition that she is not under the influence of cannabis or any other kind of drug.
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Divorce Counseling
April
29
2019
Should I Hire a Divorce Therapist During Divorce?
Oftentimes, before a couple starts considering hiring attorneys, they consult a marital counselor. Divorce counseling, on the other hand, occurs when the marriage just isn’t salvageable and the decision to dissolve the marriage has already been made. There are benefits to this kind of therapy as it can help mend certain areas in the relationship, making an amicable divorce much more achievable.
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gray divorce
April
19
2019
The Rising Trend of Gray Divorce
Over the past two decades, as the divorce rate among couples ages 25-39 decreased, the divorce rate among adults age 50+ increased by 109 percent, according to Pew Research. This phenomenon is known as “gray divorce,” the process of divorcing later in life.
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March
21
2019
How the 2019 Tax Laws Will Change Divorce
At the end of 2017, the one thing everyone seemed to be talking about was the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act. More specifically, everyone was worried about how the new Act would affect the treatment of alimony. At the end of 2018, the deductibility of alimony for payors ended, as did the inclusion of alimony as income for recipients. As a result, people scrambled to get their divorces completed before the Act came into practice. Now that it’s 2019, it’s time to talk about what these changes really mean for families seeking a divorce.
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