Negotiate Divorces From Strength With Portable Software

As a family law attorney you specialize in the law and not in computer technology. You may have heard about this “cloud” thing but dismissed it as something you don’t need. You may think it’s not necessary to have the latest technology in law practice management software just to represent…

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The Tax Implications Of Spousal Maintenance Buyout

Many divorcing couples in New York look for alternatives to a traditional spousal maintenance agreement. A common option is the buyout: the payor gives the payee an immediate lump sum that represents the current value of all future support payments. While this is often of benefit to both parties, everyone…

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The Taxes That Got Away: Alimony Recapture Rules

One of the few advantages of paying alimony is that the money is tax deductable. That may not take the all the sting out of New York state spousal support but it eases the pain a little. Unfortunately that pain can come back redoubled when the payer gets a polite…

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