Once upon a time, couples who could afford separate bedrooms always slept apart. A private bedroom -- and private bed -- were seen as luxuries that were to be enjoyed, not a sign of a troubled marriage.
New tax laws are coming into effect on January 1, 2019, and the laws cover several areas in which taxpayers can claim deductions, such as alimony payments. Taxation on alimony is an important factor to consider when facing divorce because you need to know whether you will be responsible for paying taxes on that money.
Even if you're looking forward to getting your divorce in motion, it's normal to be a bit apprehensive about your upcoming mediation session. Most people have never been in a mediation session before, and the lack of familiarity alone is enough to make anybody anxious.
Divorce is often a difficult and challenging time for anyone, but when you have children, you have to consider not only your emotional well-being, but theirs as well. It can be difficult to maintain emotional balance during a divorce while providing a constant, stable and reassuring presence for your children at the same time.