Because the recently signed federal tax overhaul will change the treatment of alimony beginning in 2019, this year could see a mad dash to finish divorce settlements. But there's a limit to how fast the process can move, since contested divorces often take 14 months at a minimum. Further complicating the process, states must now take a fresh look at their existing alimony statutes to square them with the new federal law. With an uncertain future, clients will need good advice from their financial analysts more than ever.
The financial intricacies of divorce can be daunting for all involved. Our divorce financial planners will ensure that the settlement decisions you make will be fully educated and informed. Don't leave your financial future to chance.