Can I Write Off Alimony on My Taxes in New Jersey?

Please read on, then contact one of our experienced alimony and spousal support attorneys in Bergen County, NJ to learn if you can write off alimony or spousal support on your taxes in New Jersey. Can alimony be deducted from your taxes in New Jersey? In 2018, the tax laws were changed, and alimony is no longer taxable to the recipient and deductible to the person paying. However, this does…Read More

Avoiding Unnecessary Financial Costs & Emotional Pitfalls in Your Bergen County Divorce

Litigation is a tool for protecting and enforcing your rights. Any family attorney would be remiss if they didn't emphasize in their initial consultation that litigation can be unpredictable, the resulting financial costs unknown, and the potentially devastating emotional toll it could take on yourself, your spouse, and any children you may have, if things get personal. Your choice on whether to take the case to trial must factor in objective criteria…Read More

Divorce and Dependent Child Benefit for 2018 Taxes in Bergen County NJ

Do you remember that last year (in 2017) Congress passed the largest piece of tax reform legislation in more than three decades? For couples who are separating or divorcing AND who have either high- or low-value assets, the changes are likely to affect your returns for tax year 2018 (the one you’ll file in 2019). If you are divorcing, you may want to know: "Who gets to claim the Dependent…Read More

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