Do all of these tips apply to your situation? It takes an experienced divorce lawyer with in depth financial knowledge to identify the best course of action for protecting your financial interests during and after your divorce. Link to Article
Tax day is April 18. If your 2021 tax year included a divorce, it will likely play a major role in your tax filing. Keeping the following tips in mind can help you protect your legal and financial interests as you take this step in your post-divorce life.
April is Financial Literacy Month. It’s important for you to know that the most difficult decision you’ll ever make has huge financial ramifications. Make sure you know your financial standing in these key areas before beginning your divorce. Income & Debt. Knowing your and your spouse’s income is very important. This includes wages, […]
In a recent article by personal finance expert Stacy Francis in Kiplinger’s Magazine, I weigh in on what this means when divorce is on the table and both sides are considering who pays alimony
Co-parenting is a challenge. Keeping track of parenting schedules and all the details of children’s lives is complicated, but probably the most difficult aspect day-to-day is splitting children’s expenses. When you add in heightened emotions, opportunities for conflict multiply. As a family law attorney, I am often called in to resolve disputes over money that […]
Are you in a high-net-worth marriage and considering divorce?
Getting a divorce later in life can really put a crimp in your client’s retirement plans. All of the sudden, your client’s net worth may be cut in half. And no matter what the original number was, half of what your client expected to have in retirement is not as good as the whole.
A fundamental aspect of a divorce settlement is figuring out spousal support or “maintenance,” formerly known as “alimony.” These terms refer to money the court can order to be paid in addition to child support, to ensure the dependent spouse will have support after the divorce. It is particularly important for a spouse who may […]
Lisa Zeiderman was included in this recent Kiplinger article by Stacy Francis, CFP®, CDFA®, CES™ about identifying financial abuse. Lisa explains that financial abuse is not limited to the non-working spouse: “Sophisticated executives (usually women) are often pressured to hand over their earnings to their spouse in return for an allowance that is doled out […]
New York divorce attorney and Certified Divorce Financial AnalystLisa Zeidermanwas included in this recent Kiplinger article by Stacy Francis, CFP®, CDFA®, CES™ about the increasing rates of “gray divorce.” Divorce rates among those 50 years and older are booming. Lisa discusses the importance of signing a postnuptial agreement before sacrificing your earning power. “It is […]