Strategy

Tax Reform’s Effect on Spousal Support

Posted on January 4, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, signed into law by President Trump on December 22, 2017, includes a change that will have a big effect on divorcing parties in the coming year. Beginning on January 1, 2019, spousal support, also known as maintenance or alimony, will no longer be deductible for tax purposes.… continue reading

No Eviction of Spouse While Divorce Action is Pending

Posted on December 18, 2017

On September 28, 2017, the Landord Tenant Part of the District Court, Nassau County, issued a decision staying a holdover action pending the resolution of a related divorce currently pending before the Supreme Court, because the property in question was potentially marital property subject to equitable distribution. Nabeela Bashir, the respondent in the holdover action,… continue reading

Strategy

Posted on June 24, 2015

Review of your case and strategy.  Clients many times walk into my office seeking relief from the court, that is just not possible given the facts of their case and the current law.  Some attorneys will just tell a client what she or he wants to hear and take on any case.  I do not… continue reading