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Alimony After the 2017 Tax Act

On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law tax reform legislation (Pub. L. No. 115-97, the “Act”) that repeals the long-standing tax treatment of alimony payments as deductible to the paying spouse. What does this mean, and how could it affect your divorce? Well, generally speaking, effective January 1, 2019 a payor spouse will… continue reading »

Naples Divorce Law

Divorce Law Firms in Naples, Florida The decision to get divorced can change your life and family forever. The choices you make today as you finalize your divorce settlement can impact your family for years to come. Divorce is often a highly emotionally-charged issue. However, divorce is also a legal process with legal concerns that… continue reading »

Naples Family Law

Best Family Lawyers in Naples, Florida The best family lawyer in Naples, Florida is an attorney who will take the time to understand your family’s unique situation, review your family’s finances, and fight to protect your children’s best interests as you develop your child parenting arrangement. The family law attorneys at Long & Alguadich, PLLC.… continue reading »

Naples Child Custody Law

Child Custody Lawyers in Naples, Florida Under Florida law, when couples divorce they are required to develop a plan for parenting their children.  This plan, known as a Parenting Plan, outlines the amount of time each parent spends with the child(ren), how decisions will be made, and how holidays and other special occasions will be… continue reading »

“Sharenting”-Sharing Online about Parenting

Before you share that picture of your child online, or submit that post complaining about your child’s other parent, consider the consequences. In the article below, University of Florida Law Professor Stacey Steinberg addresses “sharenting,” or online sharing about parenting, and the potentially damaging effects our social media habits can have on our kids. We,… continue reading »

Children and Divorce

“Children should not be serving the intimate needs of a parent, or placed in the role of secret-keeper,” says Lisa M. Hooper, a researcher and professor at the University of Louisville, who has conducted extensive studies on the effects of parentification – when the parent projects their role on to the child.  In divorced families,… continue reading »