Cryptocurrency. It’s in the news a lot these days, and not just because it’s becoming an increasingly popular financial asset. It’s also adding a new level of complexity to some divorce proceedings. The division of marital assets can be challenging enough when it only involves traditional financial assets such as savings accounts, pensions, 401(k) accounts,…

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Two significant life events that can have a big impact on your taxes are marriage and divorce. And with this year’s tax deadline moved to May 17, if you are in the process of divorcing or are newly divorced, it’s important to understand the effects your divorce may have on your 2020 tax filing. If…

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Sometimes parking lots can feel like the old Wild West – lawless territory with “every man for himself.” And although we know that’s not actually true, if you’ve driven or walked through a crowded parking lot lately, you likely understand  what we mean. Parking lots, whether at a shopping center, place of worship, or school,…

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The internet provides us with a wealth of information and entertainment. During the COVID-19 pandemic especially, being online has helped millions of people around the world stay connected socially, for work, for school, and countless other valuable reasons. However, the internet isn’t all Zoom meetings and social media. For many people, it does have its…

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When it comes to discord in marriages, everyone is likely to agree that domestic violence makes the top of the list for reasons to get out. It sounds so simple, doesn’t it? Depending on the type of domestic violence you or a loved one is subjected to, it can be terribly difficult to just pack…

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Some couples just know when their marriage is over, but others remain hopeful that they’re just going through a rough patch that will pass in time. Sometimes that’s the case but you have to keep your eyes open to what’s going on and read the signs that your spouse may already have one foot out…

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Relationships can be tough at any stage. Sometimes you’re lucky and realize you’re in a fantastic relationship with a great person right off the bat. You go on to have years of enjoyment together. Then there are the times when you took the plunge, maybe with a little doubt you wrote off as the jitters,…

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This January, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed a bill allowing adoption agencies to deny services to same-sex couples. The law prevents the state from barring agencies from receiving public funds for refusing to place a child with a family based on religious reasons. Advocacy groups and critics of the legislation believe the law unfairly targets…

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Near the end of 2020, legislators agreed upon a second coronavirus relief package for the country, sending out payments of $600 to eligible adults, along with $600 for each child. By now, most of us have received these stimulus payments, either by check or direct deposit. If you and your spouse are in the process…

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