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Don’t overlook how to disburse proceeds from the marital home in the divorce!

Disbursing the net proceeds when the marital home is sold or refinanced can be super simple or it can be very complex. Either way, the title company or settlement agent will need to make sure all proceeds are disbursed according to the final separation and divorce orders. It is always a good idea to provide … Continue reading Don’t overlook how to disburse proceeds from the marital home in the divorce!

Moving into an investment property after divorce?

There may be a widely overlooked tax consequence as many divorcing couples who own investment properties often move into a rental home as their new primary residence. The Housing Assistance Tax Act of 2008 provides four important tax law changes that impact individuals and small businesses. These tax laws are part of the larger Housing … Continue reading Moving into an investment property after divorce?

Mediation Support – Why using a CDLP during the mediation cycle is critical.

Mediation is a process in which a third person helps the participants in a dispute to resolve it. In order to resolve the dispute, the participants must negotiate a solution. Problem solving is part of the negotiations. The process of mediation is the management of other people’s negotiations, and the mediator is the manager of … Continue reading Mediation Support – Why using a CDLP during the mediation cycle is critical.

Moving into a Rental Property after Divorce?

Often times in a divorce situation, one party may decide to move into an existing rental/investment property they retain through the divorce settlement and make the rental property their new primary residence. Makes sense when you need to find new housing anyway! It is important to recognize; however, there may be a tax consequence for … Continue reading Moving into a Rental Property after Divorce?