spousal support

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The mental and psychological sustenance that a (good) spouse provides

spousal support

Social medicine The mental and psychological help that a spouse provides
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However, taxpayers may be able to deduct legal fees incurred for tax advice in connection with divorce as well as fees incurred to obtain alimony that will be includible in gross income.
TAX LAW [sections] 612(a) (McKinney 1999) (setting forth the general definition of New York adjusted gross income for residents and by implication providing an alimony deduction pursuant to I.
This section re-examines a traditional line of analysis which holds that social trends in divorce and marriage have combined to produce the patterns of decline and inconsistency that we currently see in alimony awards.
As he launched the tour he was widely reported as having claimed to be doing it to finance alimony payments following divorce from his third wife, Alyce Faye Eichelberger.
The association believes that far from being "released in kindness", many women suffer long court battles trying to secure custody, alimony and a place to live.
Ten years ago, appellate court trends in both permanent alimony awards and rehabilitative alimony awards were examined.
If the parent receives alimony in the form of a cash payment directly from his or her ax-spouse, the amount of the alimony will be deemed as income.
Using Divorce Financials, the attorney is able to arrive at the optimal settlement by viewing up to five different alimony vs.
A MAN has been told he has to keep paying his ex-wife alimony - even though she is now a man.
He claims he should be allowed to stop paying his pounds 360 monthly alimony payments.
Jones, a divorcee, rented an apartment with her alimony but lacked companionship.
Child support and alimony are two areas in which we must review the tax rules, not the agreement, for any tax consequences.