No Relief for Failure to Include Potential Tax Liability in Alimony Request: Salvucci v. Salvucci

Facts: The parties divorced after 27 years of marriage. Husband, 58, is a cardiologist earning $550,000 a year. Wife, 54, has been a stay-at-home parent and homemaker for 25 years. Wife sought alimony at trial. The trial court found Wife “has been forced to abandon her marriage relationship where she enjoyed significant security because Husband […]

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Post-Divorce Tax Intimacy Can Be Riskier Than Post-Divorce Sex

With tax season upon us, I thought this recent article by Peter Reilly on Forbes.com might be of interest to readers of this blog. Post-Divorce Tax Intimacy Can Be Riskier Than Post-Divorce Sex Post-divorce intimacy between exes seems to be something of a controversial topic among therapists and the like. In Psychology Today, Pamela Cytrynbaum […]

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Federal Income Tax Exemption and Child Support in Tennessee: Crews v. Staggs

Facts: Juvenile Court ordered a Parenting Plan for Mother and Father that established Father’s child support obligation. After a hearing, the trial court determined the federal income tax exemption for Child would be rotated yearly between the parents. Mother appealed. On Appeal: The Court of Appeals reversed and remanded. Setting child support is a discretionary […]

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