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Aug 18, 2012

Omaha Nebraska Divorce LawyerQuestion:

I have been trying to divorce my wife for several years. I have been paying her alimony throughout the pendency of the divorce.

I recently found out she has been living with another man who financially supports her.

Can I petition the court to terminate spousal support if my wife is cohabiting with another man in his house?


Aug 09, 2012

divorce lawyer Daniel ExnerQuestion:

I am paying off half of my ex-wife's car, per our divorce decree. Her new husband is now also driving this car.

It bothers me that I'm paying for a car that my ex-wife's husband is now driving.

Would it be worth it to go to court to see if I can have this car payment removed from my divorce agreement?


Jun 15, 2012

New Jersey divorce lawyerQuestion:

My soon-to-be ex-wife is a stay-at-home mom and has been since our marriage almost 20 years ago. She wants me to fund her tuition at a local community college in order for her to return to the workforce in addition to paying her alimony.

Are there any legal parameters or customary judgments surrounding the ex-husband's support of tuition costs above and beyond the already calculated and agreed upon alimony payment?


Jun 13, 2012

alimony recapture ruleBy Jennifer M. Paine

Cordell & Cordell Divorce Lawyer

My previous article "What Is The Alimony Recapture Rule?" discussed the three-year alimony tax trap known as the recapture rule.

This rule forces the alimony payer to report as income the alimony payments he previously deducted, which means the payee spouse is entitled to reduce from income the alimony payments previously received.

So how do you avoid the recapture rule and the subsequent tax nightmare? Discuss these five tips with your attorney and your CPA:


Jun 12, 2012

alimony recapture ruleBy Jennifer M. Paine

Cordell & Cordell Divorce Lawyer

As if paying alimony weren’t bothersome already, imagine receiving an unfriendly letter from the IRS forcing you into an audit and assessing taxes for three years of income you previously deducted.

This may sound like a tax nightmare – you pay alimony, you deduct it like your CPA and attorney said, and now you have to pay taxes for it – but for many guys it is reality.

This often misunderstood and little discussed trap is called the recapture rule.


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