Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Impact of Tattoos in a Custody Case

I bet you would never think that your tattoos could impact a custody decision. Recently, I had an opposing attorney compel my client to provide a detailed explanation as to the meanings of his tattoos.  It was a strange request, … Continue reading

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Evaluating “Goodwill” during Asset Division

In a contested divorce proceeding, valuation of community assets is often the most complicated and controversial issue.  Couples who seek a divorce often spend a lot of time (and money) posturing for the most favorable division of assets. Particularly when … Continue reading

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Upcoming Changes to Custody Laws

Whether going through a custody battle or not, most people are familiar with the longstanding terms of “custody” and “visitation”.  Additionally, most people who have gone through a custody case are familiar with the term “best interests”. Determination of the … Continue reading

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Special Considerations for Military Divorces

Military life can include a number of unique challenges not faced by most civilians.  Frequent relocation, uncertain deployment schedules, and often dangerous work can make family life difficult.  Should that difficulty lead to a decision for a military couple to … Continue reading

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Adoption Tax Credit

Adopting a child can be tremendously costly because of numerous legal issues which must be navigated in addition to collateral expenses.  A complicated adoption may require a ‘contested’ termination proceeding (severance) that requires experts and an exhausting trial.  Fifteen years … Continue reading

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