Kids and Divorce: Ten Tough Issues

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Children have an especially difficult time with divorce. Many times, parents neglect to consider the ramifications of the effects of the divorce on their children. Understanding how children will view the divorce and the resulting parental relationship is an important component to helping minimize the emotional turmoil of divorce for children.

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New tax law eliminates alimony deductions— but not for everybody

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by Bill Bischoff via MarketWatch

Some divorcing taxpayers will want to delay their divorces, while others will want to get it done as soon as possible. For individuals who must pay alimony, these tax changes can be expensive -- because the tax savings from being able to deduct alimony payments can be substantial.

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Top 10 tips for newly divorced moms

by Lee Brochstein via themomiverse

They say that being a parent is the toughest job in the world, but there is no job that is tougher than becoming a single parent. No one thinks when you have children that you will be raising your kids by yourself, but when you get divorced, even though you have an ex-spouse, when it is your time with the kids the responsibility lies squarely on your shoulders, and sometimes that weight can be very heavy.

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Consider an "Issues To Discuss" Checklist

Once retained, we encourage you to save time and money by gathering important legal and financial documents together before our first meeting. Doing this ahead of time gives us an immediate and useful overview of the property and assets likely to be at issue in your case. Most importantly, it allows us to work together to secure your short and long-term interests.

These checklists from FindLaw can give you an idea of what topics and documents will come up in our discussions: https://bit.ly/2NwR5Ys

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To us, the answer is clear ― you want the Thomas Family Law Firm. With an office located in Germantown, we serve clients throughout the Memphis area and North Mississippi.

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