Child Support Archives
How can I File for Separation?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Child Custody on March 16, 2021
Rather than a divorce, many couples choose a separation. By separating, the couple is still legally married and can decide to divorce later. While separated, the couple is usually still connected through financial responsibilities and their children. Some states allow legal separations and handle alimony, child support, child custody, and the division of marital assets…. Read More
Understanding Spousal Support in Pennsylvania
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Child Support on November 19, 2020
The main goal of spousal support, or alimony, is to help a lower-earning, soon-to-be ex-spouse transition into a lifestyle where they can support themselves. It is important to keep in mind that alimony and child support are two separate payments. Although every divorce is different, there are some basics about how spousal support works. How… Read More
Child Support and Taxes
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Child Support on May 8, 2019
For newly divorcing spouses, whether preparing taxes on your own or through a paid tax preparer, one typical question involves how child support payments are treated. Parents should know the tax laws and how these payments are treated. For the parent who pays child support monies to a former spouse, these payments are not tax… Read More
How do Military Divorces Differ from Civilian Divorces?
On behalf of Law Office Of Deborah M. Truscello posted in Child Support on January 15, 2019
While military divorces are worked through in civilian court, they require lawyers who understand unique military matters. Specifically, they must be experienced with military rules relating to child and spousal support, the division of military pensions and benefits, service of process, and requirements regarding residency and filing. The Delaware County divorce lawyers at the Law… Read More