2020 has been a year of too many upsets, too many uncertainties, and too many confusions. Adding to this unsettling list are the unexpected tax questions that now arise for couples who had expected to be divorced in 2020.
With the window of opportunity ending on December 31, 2020, once again we are faced with last minute decision-making. This past year, however, is truly unlike any other.
In Collaborative Divorce, you, your spouse, your lawyers and other Collaborative Team members make up the Collaborative Team. The Team has one goal, the efficient, collaborative resolution of all issues without trial, arbitration or the threat of either.
In concept, child support payments are intended to cover each child's basic need for shelter, food, clothing, health care, and the like in keeping with the family's standard of living.
If you divorce, you do not want your spouse to try to argue that you are not a legal parent to your children. If you are not considered a legal parent, your relationships with your children will not be protected by the court.