Business Assets and Divorce

No Alimony Deduction – No Problem! How to Use Tax-advantaged Assets to Settle Divorce Cases

Live and Recorded Webinar Thursday May 2, 2019 1 to 2 pm Cost $69 Includes copy of presentation and recording Registration Deadline – April 25th, 2019, 4 pm Register Now The elimination of the alimony deduction along with reductions in itemized deductions and the limitation on SALT deductions require Divorce Attorneys [...]

By |2019-04-11T15:06:03-05:00April 8th, 2019|Business Assets and Divorce, Divorce Negotiations, Income Taxes|Comments Off on No Alimony Deduction – No Problem! How to Use Tax-advantaged Assets to Settle Divorce Cases

Protecting Your Credit During Divorce – Part 2

As mentioned in Part 1, getting divorced can be a great personal and financial challenge. During the process of negotiating a divorce agreement, it is crucial to ensure that you will be sound financially and not burdened by the debts of your former spouse. Part 2 will discuss two more methods for protecting your credit [...]

By |2018-03-24T05:04:26-05:00January 22nd, 2018|Business Assets and Divorce, Divorce Financial Planning, Marital Property, Maryland Property Settlements|Comments Off on Protecting Your Credit During Divorce – Part 2

Protecting Your Credit During Divorce – Part 1

Getting divorced can be a great personal and financial challenge. During the process of negotiating a divorce agreement, it is crucial to ensure that you will be sound financially and not burdened by the debts of your former spouse. Unfortunately, people are often quite unpredictable when times are stressful. Out of spite, a divorcing spouse [...]

By |2018-01-04T09:36:49-05:00January 4th, 2018|Budgets, Business Assets and Divorce, Divorce Financial Planning|Comments Off on Protecting Your Credit During Divorce – Part 1

New Age Divorce – Financial Strategies to Settle Cases

Seminar Friday September 28, 2018 8:30 to 11:30am Charles I. Ecker Business Training Center 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive Columbia, MD 21046 Seating limited to 30 Participants Early Bird registration (until 9/15/2018) $199 per person $225 after that date Registration cut-off 9/24 Register Now In 2019, Divorce Attorneys and Mediators will have [...]

By |2018-08-21T16:57:08-05:00October 20th, 2017|Business Assets and Divorce, Divorce Negotiations, Income Taxes|Comments Off on New Age Divorce – Financial Strategies to Settle Cases

When Financial Divorce Tactics Trump Sound Financial Planning

There are times when a CDFA’s financial recommendations fly straight in the face of sound financial planning strategies. Since 2008, there have been a few cases where the Divorce Financial Planner has apologized to divorcing spouses, “I know you came to me help you get divorced, but we have to address financial survival first.” [...]

By |2017-07-30T00:23:57-05:00May 16th, 2014|Business Assets and Divorce, Divorce Financial Planning, Financial Divorce Analyst, Retirement Funds|Comments Off on When Financial Divorce Tactics Trump Sound Financial Planning

Divorce and Business Ownership- A “Tangled Web”

Divorce and closely-held business interests owned by either spouse is a combination that can add significant challenges and costs to a negotiated Marital Separation and Divorce Agreement. Under Maryland divorce laws, business ownership (100% or partial) is considered Marital Property if the ownership was started or the business has increased in value during the [...]

By |2017-08-04T09:02:15-05:00April 4th, 2012|Business Assets and Divorce, Personal Goodwill|Comments Off on Divorce and Business Ownership- A “Tangled Web”

Maryland Divorce Advice for Women
7 Tips to Avoid Financial Disaster

A Divorce in Maryland can be very expensive. It can leave either spouse at risk for financial disaster, including bankruptcy. Advance divorce financial planning will greatly improve one's chances of an equitable settlement. These practical measures can take to minimize your costs or, at least, keep them under control: Do not get stuck on [...]

By |2017-07-31T12:19:32-05:00December 12th, 2011|Business Assets and Divorce, Costs of Divorce, Divorce Fees in Maryland, Divorce Financial Planning, Women and Divorce|Comments Off on Maryland Divorce Advice for Women
7 Tips to Avoid Financial Disaster