How to Recognize and Manage Your Emotions Through Divorce

Some decisions are really easy to make – What will I have for breakfast? What TV show do I want to watch? What time do I need to get up in the morning? Other decisions, like whether or not divorce is the correct path for you to take, can be agonizing. Let’s begin by focusing on the person who is contemplating whether or not to divorce – the...

Innocent Spouse and the IRS

During your marriage you will probably have filed a joint tax return.  Upon your divorce or even years later you may regret having signed a joint tax return when the IRS audits your joint returns. When you filed a joint federal tax return jointly the law says that you are both liable for any taxes due along with any interest or penalties. That means the IRS can...

Keep Your Ex-Spouse From Becoming an Ex-Parent

Unfortunately, sole custody means, by definition, that one parent has lost custody. Being an un-empowered parent becomes painful, and absence often becomes easier than dealing with the visitation schedule of legal access to your children. Yes, there are parents who don’t care to give or nurture, but often it is the loss of normal access to their children...