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Does PTSD increase the likelihood of divorce?

On this legal blog, we have gone over various topics concerning divorce, from child support to alimony and custody. If you are thinking about splitting up with your marital partner, you may want to think about some of the unique aspects of your circumstances that could affect you throughout the divorce process, such as whether or not you have children. Furthermore, if you or your spouse have PTSD, you may want to keep this in mind throughout divorce.

Working through divorce as an immigrant

Any time a married couple decides to split up, moving forward can be daunting for both parties. Unfortunately, this is often especially true for immigrants, some of whom may be worried that they will no longer be able to remain in the country afterward. At Kajko, Weisman & Colasanti, our Massachusets law firm understands the different types of unique situations that people in Boston who are getting ready to file for a divorce may encounter.

Getting ready for the financial impact of divorce

If you are thinking about divorce, or are currently going through one, you may wonder how separating from your spouse could affect you. For example, it may change your ability to spend time with your child, or you may be looking for a new place to live in Boston, or some other part of Massachusetts. At Kajko, Weisman & Colasanti, we know that divorce can affect people financially in many ways.

Taking a look at mothers rights

On this blog, we have covered an array of legal issues related to family law, such as the division of marital property and fathers’ rights. However, mothers also have legal rights in Boston, and all over Massachusetts. Furthermore, the law offices of Kajko, Weisman & Colasanti understand how emotionally and financially critical these matters can be and the significant impact they can have on children.

What is reimbursement alimony?

When it comes to alimony, there are a multitude of issues that you may have to consider. For example, you may be responsible for paying alimony, or you could be the one who expects to receive alimony and are unsure of how much you will be getting. Moreover, couples in Boston and other Massachusetts cities may wonder how long alimony payments must be made. On top of these considerations, there are other issues that may be relevant to you, such as reimbursement alimony.

Spousal support and prenuptial agreements

If you are preparing to marry someone, you may be wondering whether you should sign a prenuptial agreement. On the other hand, perhaps you are thinking about divorce and are unsure of how your premarital agreement will affect you. At Kajko, Weisman & Colasanti, our law firm knows how these situations can create uncertainties and challenges for both parties. If you live in Boston and are going through this, you should familiarize yourself with the Massachusetts laws on prenups.

How could divorce affect my taxes?

When it comes to filing for a divorce, there are many factors that you may want to consider. For example, you may want to think about the potential impact divorce could have on your children and focus on making the process easier for them Or, you might be worried about how your marital property will be divided or stressed out about heading to court. However, if you live in Boston, Massachusetts, or anywhere in the United States, it is essential to realize the different ways that divorce may affect your taxes.

How can I ease my child’s worries about divorce?

Married couples who have decided that it is time to divorce often have an assortment of concerns, whether they are stressed out because of child support, the division of their marital property, alimony or another legal topic involving divorce. In Boston, and other cities within Massachusetts, divorce can be especially tricky for couples who have children together. If you are worried about how splitting up with your spouse might affect your child, it is vital to take whatever steps you can to minimize the possible impact and help them work through the changes.

Interpreting a prenuptial agreement

If you have found yourself in the middle of a divorce, you may have an array of concerns. For example, you may be worried that you will have difficulty paying spousal support or child support. Or, perhaps you are concerned about losing your ability to spend time with your children after the divorce is finalized. However, if you signed a prenuptial agreement, you should not overlook this aspect of divorce and the potential way your assets may be distributed. At Kajko, Weisman & Colasanti, our Massachusetts law firm is very familiar with the stress that people in Boston and across the state may experience under these circumstances.

Are alimony payments reported as taxable income?

When tax season rolls around, many Americans have an array of concerns and questions. Furthermore, those who have been through a divorce may be unsure of the different ways that divorce could affect their tax return. In a recent post, this blog examined child support and tax obligations. However, in Boston, Massachusetts, and throughout the U.S., it is vital for you to understand how alimony could affect your tax return, whether you are responsible for paying alimony or receive payments.

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