Creditor Claims Against Retirement Assets Creditor claims is defined as written claim filed in federal bankruptcy court by a person or entity owed money by a debtor who has filed for bankruptcy. A written claim filed in probate court by a person or entity owed money by a person who has died. State law sets… Continue reading Creditor Claims Against Retirement Assets
Can I Request Alimony After Divorce Proceedings Are Complete Even when divorce is for the best, it can make a person feel as though their whole life has turned upside down. Going from a two-person income household to two different one-person income households can also be a significant financial change for both former spouses. If… Continue reading Can I Request Alimony After Divorce Proceedings Are Complete
Beneficiary Designation And Estate Planning A beneficiary designation is the act of naming the person who will inherit an asset in the event of the account owner’s passing. Some common examples include life insurance policies and retirement accounts. When the account owner passes away, their assets are then transferred to the beneficiary that they designated.… Continue reading Beneficiary Designation And Estate Planning
Are Estate Planning Fees Tax Deductible? In general, you can deduct legal fees as an ordinary and necessary business expense. The types of legal fees that are deductible include creation and review of contracts, filing a lawsuit or defending a lawsuit for breach of contract, legal assistance to collect on an account, defending an intellectual… Continue reading Are Estate Planning Fees Tax Deductible?
Are There Financial Benefits To Adoption? The two major financial benefits available to adoptive parents are federal tax credits and adoption subsidies. A federal tax credit is a reduction of your federal income tax in the year in which you adopt a child. The conditions for claiming this credit are complicated depending on many factors… Continue reading Are There Financial Benefits To Adoption?