Graduation Time – Part 2

By: Lawrence J. “Skip” Persick In my most recent blog post, I addressed the issues of termination of child support and child custody when either the child turns 18 or graduates from high school. You can read it here. To recap, child support ends at age 18 or graduation from high school, whichever comes later; child custody jurisdiction ends at age 18. However, there are some exceptions. Relative to child support, the biggest...

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Graduation Time

Graduation Time

By: Lawrence J. “Skip” Persick As the weather starts to get nice, what does that mean? For families with children, it means the end of the school year. Yes, things have been different for over a year, but Memorial Day and June still mean the end of the school year. If you are a parent of a graduating senior, it is the start of a season with big transitions. If you are paying or receiving child support, there are even greater...

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Implications of Summer Travel and COVID-19 Vaccines on Families

Implications of Summer Travel and COVID-19 Vaccines on Families

By: Carolyn R. Mirabile Now that you are vaccinated, is it safe to travel with your child? Many clients are planning a summer vacation this year with the anticipation of being fully vaccinated. The best advice a family lawyer can give is to begin discussions with the other parent as soon as possible. According to the CDC, 50.8% of the United States population is vaccinated with at least one dose as of June 2, 2021. However, there are still...

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Divorcing the Microsoft Empire

Divorcing the Microsoft Empire

Bill and Melinda Gates announced their divorce after 27 years of marriage. What does this mean for Microsoft and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation? In March 2020 Bill Gates stepped down from his roles on the boards of Microsoft and Berkshire-Hathaway to spend more time with his family and focus on the Gates Foundation. The impending divorce may have an impact on several of Bill Gates’ investments and Foundation goals. Both Bill and Melinda...

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It’s Tax Season

It’s Tax Season

By: Carolyn R. Mirabile  Tax season always brings up several questions for clients who are divorced, in the process of divorce, or separated. The two biggest concerns are typically determining which filing status is most applicable to your situation and whether or not you should claim your children on your taxes. First, let’s take a look at your tax filing status. Many questions are probably going through your head at the moment. Do you file...

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Let’s Talk Finding a Family Law Lawyer

Click here to listen.  Do you need an attorney for your family law case? How do you find the right attorney for you? When it comes to family law, it’s essential to have the right attorney by your side to help make informed decisions. In this podcast episode, Lawrence J. “Skip” Persick provides tips on how to find the right family law lawyer for you. Learn more by listening to this podcast on your favorite app by clicking the...

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