Getting Divorced-Updated for Tax Year 2016

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from Intuit Turbotax If you’re going through a divorce, taxes may be the last thing on your mind, so we’re here to help. We’ve got tips for you on which filing status to choose after the divorce, who can claim the exemptions for the kids, and how payments to an ex-spouse are treated for tax purposes. Filing status Couples who are splitting up but not yet divorced before the end of the year have the option of filing … Read more »

5 Pieces Of Parenting Advice To Help Children Adjust Post-Divorce

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by Joshua Stern, Contributor to The Huffington Post Divorce Now that you’re divorced, you may be wondering how your role as a parent must change. The truth is it doesn’t need to change much if at all. Instead, you now need to consider your parental role in light of the new relationship you have with your ex as co-parents, and how each of you can make your children’s adjustment to your divorce as seamless as possible. It may mean not … Read more »

Separated Parents are at Risk of Misunderstanding What is Beneath a Child's Behavior.

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by Gary Direnfield-Social Worker, Writer/Author, Columnist https://www.linkedin.com/in/gary-direnfeld-54242118/   The more the animosity between the separated parents, the more each blames the other for the behavior. It can be a challenge to step back and have a more open mind to the experience of the child amidst the parental dispute. Q: My son is 6 and he sees his father every other weekend. Whenever he returns from seeing his father, his behavior is all over the place and it can … Read more »