Negotiating the Best Financial Settlement for Your Divorcing Clients

Christy L. Watkins, CFA |
Wealth Planning
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The only way to ensure the financial settlement request is truly successful is to have a holistic view of your client’s entire financial picture, not just the settlement amount.As a divorce attorney, you have a unique opportunity during the divorce process to set up your client for future financial independence and success.Having the right data and a holistic view of your divorcing client’s financial picture are crucial in achieving an advantageous settlement.

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Ten Tax Considerations in Divorce

Rachael Leberstien, CPA |
Wealth Planning

Tax issues clients and their advisors should discuss before a divorce is finalized.Taxes may not be the top priority of your clients when you are helping them through a divorce.There are many decisions made in a divorce that can impact your clients’ tax situations for a long time.These decisions can be costly and if you are not aware of the tax implications, then any additional tax costs may not be accounted for in the divorce settlement.

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