The original article written by Tamara Afifi can be found HERE.Most kids will suffer for a short time after a marriage ends, but what exacerbates and extends their stress and anxiety is when they feel torn between two parents, says communication researcher Tamara Afifi.Fifteen years ago, I was doing field research for one of my […]
January is often referred to as “the divorce month” among legal circles. This because divorce filings in the U.S. typically surge at the start of each new year. In fact, the number of filings increases by an average of one-third during January each year, according to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.This year, however, is […]
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Beginning Jan. 1, alimony will no longer be tax deductible due to a 2017 tax overhaul enacted by President Donald Trump. Alimony payments are separate from child support. They are the payments that someone gives to an ex-spouse who earns less money. Read more and view the news clip by clicking here.
The U.S. Supreme Court sent down a historic ruling this week that same-sex marriages are constitutional across the country. Lawrence Datz, family and marital law attorney from Datz & Datz, appeared on WJXT to further clarify what this ruling means for existing same-sex marriages across state lines. He also discussed issues relevant to gay couples looking […]
January is ominously nicknamed “Divorce Month” in legal circles. Local family law attorney Lawrence Datz discusses the uptick in divorce rates during the beginning of year and offers tips on making the divorce process easier for both sides and minimizing trauma for children involved.
Lawrence Datz, family and marital law attorney from Datz & Datz, offered viewers insight on Florida’s potential legalization of same-sex marriage before it was passed in January 2015.