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Estate Planning 101: Five Reasons to Put Your Money Into a Trust

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A Super Fast Explanation of a Trust
Think of a trust as a huge bank vault where you can park all of your money and assets. You can put your house into the vault, as well as your investment portfolio, business interests, your classic cars, even your jewelry. The trust is controlled by a “trustee.” A trustee can be one of your adult children (though this may cause family squabbling), a sibling, a good friend, or a (more...)

How Recent Federal Tax Code Changes Will Make Alimony Payments Go Up in Florida

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How Recent Federal Tax Code Changes Will Make Alimony Payments Go Up in Florida
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:39

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Are you a breadwinner planning to get divorced in Florida? Beware -- a new law could make you pay more in alimony.

The new law, called the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), went into effect last year.  It changed the way the IRS taxes alimony payments. For the last 75 (more...)

The DivorceTown® Help and Hope Seminar / Protect Yourself!

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Don’t Become Another Scary Divorce Story!
…Receive Financial, Emotional & Legal Support 
Friday, October 19, 2018
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Olive Garden
2467 Cobb Parkway SE
Smyrna, GA 30080
Get Your Tickets Here!LUNCH IS INCLUDED with your ticket purchase
Don’t Be Haunted By Your Divorce!  You CAN Avoid These Common, Costly Mistakes
Are you aware…
Your Ex Could Inherit Everything You Own Without This Final Plan.
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5 Investing Resources For Women

Share with a friend Co-Founder Candace Bahr was featured in an article by Bankrate
You can read the complete article here.
Women’s Equality Day is Aug. 26., but many women are still being paid less than men.
The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) reports that women are paid 80.5 cents on the dollar compared to men. The inequality is even greater among Latinas and black women.
How does that add up? IWPR estimates (more...)

DivorceTown Mixer Exclusively for Divorce Service Providers

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016              6:00 – 9:00 pm
              Hudson Grille
6317 Roswell Road
Sandy Springs, GA  30328
(404) 554-8282
Located in the Marshall’s Shopping Center
Across from CVS
Wouldn’t it feel great to attend a networking event where everyone shared a common professional thread that could lead to more business for everyone&(more...)

Get Protected

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Labor Day is nearly upon us and that got me wondering about the history of this holiday. As you may be aware in the mid to late 1800’s many workers in our country labored under horrendous working conditions with little pay and little say about their deplorable, unsanitary, and unsafe conditions. Even children were forced to toil away in factories and mines at half the pay of adults. It wasn’t until the workers united and (more...)

How To Make Sure Your Ex Does Not Get Your Money When You Die

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Guest post by Sean Smallwood, Esq.
When couples make the decision to divorce, one of the legal issues they need to pay close attention to the estate planning. It sounds boring and tedious but ignore it at your peril. You want to be sure your ex does not get your money when you die.
You might think that your divorce decree is enough, that it would override previous beneficiary statements but in most situations, it does not necessarily cut (more...)

Will You Leave A Mess When You Die After Your Divorce?

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Most people think of their divorce as complete when the court issues the decree but there’s usually still work to be done in the transition from “we to me.” If you haven’t done these six things, you will leave a mess when you die. It’ll be a mess that you never intended and one that friends and family won’t thank you for and you wouldn’t want that, (more...)

What are my divorce options?

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Lisa invited top Atlanta Family and Estate Planning attorney, Steve Worrall, as her guest at the Divorce Way Café Show to give his legal insights on the different methods available and the pros and cons of each.  In addition, Steve shared some important information about post-divorce issues that you need to know when getting to the other side.

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Make Your Medical Wishes Known for National Healthcare Decisions Day

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Do you remember the Terry Schiavo case? Terry was a 26 year old woman who ended up in a vegetative state after suffering cardiac arrest. Her family spent tens of thousands of dollars in legal fees before she passed away fighting over what measures she would have wanted for herself had she known what was ahead of her.
Read below as guest contributor Steve Worrall shares how to have those “Tough Conversations” to take the pressure (more...)