Advice for Boomer Same-Sex Couples Facing Divorce

Same-sex couples may encounter additional and unique difficulties during divorce. Same-sex marriage was legalized in 2015 and before that some states allowed for domestic partnerships. In such cases, it may be necessary to dissolve the domestic partnership in addition to the legal marriage. If a couple lived monogamously prior to the legal marriage, there is […]

Andrew Samalin Offers Advice to Those Affected by Government Shutdown

Since the start of the new year, federal workers have not received their paychecks due to the government shutdown. Andrew Samalin of SICounsel provided financial advice to affected individuals, specifically how they can best protect their finances. Watch the video and read more by clicking here.

Trusts, Buy-Sells, Prenups: A Rubik’s Cube Of Traps And Worries

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) has eliminated the deductibility of alimony after December 31, 2018. It is expected that the loss of the payer’s tax benefit may have the effect of reducing alimony payment to the payee. This article proposes some options and drawbacks to consider relating to the TCJA, prenuptial agreements and […]

Counting the Miles (And Other Hidden Assets in Divorce)

The divorce process requires taking stock of your finances.  You will be expected to provide a detailed accounting of your assets and debts, as well as your income and expenses.  If you and your spouse use credit cards and earn rewards or airline miles on trips and purchases (including work-related transactions), these rewards and miles […]