My previous blogpost talked about an opportunity to get an extra $250-$500 in your child’s 529 courtesy of the State of Maryland. The deadline for applying to that program, “Save4College State Contribution Program.”, was May 31, 2019. If you missed the opportunity to participate this year, set a reminder for next year!
Blog Archive: May 2019
First, it’s not like an episode of Law & Order Special Victims Unit, but it can be!
Over the course of my legal career I’ve had hundreds of clients call me before, during, and after meeting with Child Protective Services (“CPS”) investigators. Without a doubt, a client that called me before speaking with CPS, came out much, much better for it … regardless of whether they had done anything at all based on a malicious report from a bitter spouse, something was misinterpreted, or they really had done something inappropriate and truly needed legal representation.
Tax Day 2019 has passed and most people don’t even want to think about tax returns for another nine months. If you’re going through, or recently went through, a divorce, filing taxes is one of the many simple things in your life that has changed. You no longer get the tax benefits of filing as a married couple. You are now filing single, with fewer or no dependents, might no longer have a mortgage interest deduction, etc. This year we saw great change as the taxability of alimony completely changed, eliminating the one tax advantage (commonly known as the “divorce subsidy”) that the gov
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