I Am a Stay at Home Mom Getting Divorced. Will My Husband Be Forced to Support Me?

This is a common question that is posed to attorneys and likely to judges as well. It used to be that a stay at home mom getting divorced was told by her lawyer "do not go get a job, let's force this guy to pay you maintenance (alimony) and support you for the rest of...

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Should You Get a Divorce Now or Later?

Lawyers and accountants often push their clients to plan for unpleasant events. Better to be prepared now than to pay the consequences later. But the Republican tax law that took effect in January has added a new urgency for wealthy Americans contemplating divorce. Several key changes in the law may determine whether it is better...

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Why Trump’s tax plan may spur more divorces

Looming End of Alimony Write Off has Divorce Lawyers Telling Clients to Act FastRepublicans may pride themselves on upholding family values, but their new tax law could soon lead to a surge in married couples calling it quits. Lawyers are counseling couples considering divorce to do it this year - before a 76-year-old deduction for...

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