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Eight New Tax Laws That Can Affect Changing Families

Posted by Sarah I. Malik on January 3, 2018 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (0)

On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed the Tax Cut and Jobs Act. However, many folks still do not know how exactly this new law will actually impact their families and taxes in 2018 and beyond. With respect to parents, couples that are divorcing and single individuals, here are some of the most relevant changes.

First, most of the tax changes are effective 2018 and will not affect your 2017 taxes to be filed in the coming months.

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Naming a Guardian For Your Young Children

Posted by Sarah I. Malik on January 16, 2014 at 11:05 PM Comments comments (0)

If you have minor children, it is imperative that you designate a guardian to raise your kids in the even that both parents pass away before your children become an adult.  If you don't name a guardian in your Will, a guardian will be selected for you by a judge, which may not always be your sibling, close friend or parent.  While close family or friends can petition to be the guardian, there is no guarantee that one would be selected or if unnecessary delay would res...

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