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Alimony is No Longer A Tax Deduction

The Tax Cuts and Job Act (TJCA) Eliminates the Alimony Tax Deduction in New Jersey and Nationally On January 1, 2019, alimony became tax-neutral under the new rules of the Tax Cuts and Job Act (TCJA). Payors cannot deduct payments of alimony from their taxable income and recipients of alimony do not have to claim […]

Holding hands

A report to Child Protective Services can wreak havoc on your life. As its name states, the agency is in place to protect children and investigate claims into child abuse and neglect. Most reports are filed in good faith and with the intention of helping a child. However, some people abuse the agency. In many […]

Rules and regulations

Gourvitz & Gourvitz law firm has once again been asked to mentor an attorney regarding the Hague Convention on Abduction of Children. The request comes at the behest of the legal assistance coordinator of the U.S. State Department and includes other attorneys and firms implementing the Hague Convention on Abduction of Children through the U.S. […]

Money

Divorce can be a difficult process emotionally, but it’s even more challenging when a couple is dealing with high-value assets. Divorcing without legal assistance is always a mistake, but it can be financially devastating with substantial assets, businesses, trusts (on-shore and off-shore), and other complex investment vehicles. The mistake some couples make is thinking they […]

Real estate assets

Real estate in a high asset divorce can pose many challenges. A couple’s home is typically their most valuable asset. In many instances when a family is dividing, one spouse retains ownership of the primary residence. However, some divorcing couples own more than one home. In addition to making a decision about the main home, […]

Family

5 Things You Need to Know about Child Abduction and Family Law? Parental abduction occurs more than people realize. The anger and desperation felt by parents when their marriages end or when they believe they might not be able to see their child prompts many of them to take drastic measures. A kidnapping by a […]

Russian nesting dolls

Mother and Daughter Allowed to Return to Russia Following Argument to Court by New Jersey Divorce Lawyers, Gourvitz & Gourvitz In this case a mother moved to the United States from Russia to live in New Jersey. Subsequently, the mother married and gave birth to one child. The marriage deteriorated ultimately leading to divorce. In the […]

parent and child

When a child is abducted by a stranger, the first thing a parent should do is contact law enforcement. They are desperate to find their child and the police are there to help. But what about when a child is abducted by a parent? Shouldn’t the left-behind parent handle the matter in the same way […]

How Conflict Affects Your Divorce

Conflict

Divorce and Conflict Conflict is one of the most common themes in divorce but it doesn’t need to be. Many families manage to transition from marriage to divorce with little to no conflict, which prevents long-term problems and reduces the impact on the most vulnerable members of the family. Most experts agree that a divorce […]

child

One of the most frightening occurrences, when a family is going through a transition like a divorce, is the fear that your former spouse would kidnap your child and take him/her without your permission out of the country. Making matters even more challenging is the fact that so few attorneys understand the legal process used […]

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