High Income Child Support: How Much is Too Much?

As you learned when you got your CFL™ Certification, determining each parent’s monthly gross income for child support involves several factors. And in high-income cases, like Hanrahan v. Bakker, negotiating the assets to include under the law isn’t always easy.  In this case, among other issues, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided whether the high-income child…


Do Child Support Costs Extend to Graduate School?

Your CFL™ Designation for Divorce Practitioners has given you the advanced financial knowledge you need to draft solid property settlement agreements (PSAs).   But, sometimes, the wording isn’t precise enough or the terms aren’t truly legal. The Pennsylvania Superior Court case of Weber v. Weber v. Weber  is an example of a PSA that some found…


What’s Done is Done

Your CFL™ Designation has helped you negotiate property settlements everyone can agree on.   As in the case of Farid v. Rabbath, the parties involved don’t always stick to their agreements. The lawsuit involved an equitable distribution arrangement between the couple that ended in an appeal for an “impermissible modification.”   Deciding Factors Through the divorce…

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How Divorcing Spouses Hide Money

Most people are simply not aware of the many ways a spouse can hide money and potentially get away with it. Divorce lawyers often hire forensic accountants to investigate the income and assets of their clients’ spouses. In divorce cases, allegations of hidden money and income and shielding assets and plans to misrepresent business profits…


Mental Incapacity and Alimony Unconnected With Dissolution

Your CFL Designation for Divorce Practitioners has enhanced your financial skill set to prepare you for any legal challenge. Not all cases are typical. In Levy v. Levy, the Florida appeals court decided whether a wife could pursue court-ordered alimony “unconnected with dissolution” when her husband became mentally incapacitated.  He had signed a durable power…