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June 2014 Archives

Can Bitcoins be used by parties to hide assets in a divorce?

Florida residents who are about to get a divorce should be aware of the possibility that their soon-to-be ex could potentially hide assets from court disclosure using Bitcoin. Bitcoin is the latest internet rage to hit the scene. It is essentially a form of Internet currency -- digital currency that can be used to make purchases. But unlike regular currency, it does not require access to banks or even governments for that matter. Thus, it can be easily used to obscure a person's assets since it can prove quite difficult, but not impossible, to track.

Oscar winning actress to pay $16,000 per month in child support

Florida fans of Oscar winning actress and star in X-men: Days of Future Past, Halle Berry, may find it interesting to learn that despite her celebrity status, she is not immune to family law issues. For example, she and her ex have been going through an acrimonious dispute regarding child support and child custody issues, which have recently been resolved.

Reality TV star's child custody dispute resolved

Florida residents who have been through a divorce with children know that child custody disputes can be emotionally exhausting. Those familiar with reality TV star Bethenny Frankel may find it interesting to learn that recently Frankel and her ex-spouse have resolved a bitter custody dispute and agreed to co-parent their now 4-year-old daughter.

Understanding the tax implications of spousal support

Filing taxes can sometimes be a complicated process. After all, most people want to ensure that they get the highest tax return check possible. Florida residents may find it interesting to learn that according to a report published in the Journal of Accountancy, the Internal Revenue Service appears to have identified alimony as a possible avenue for tax filing discrepancy and will be devoting additional resources into reviewing tax returns from both alimony receivers as well as alimony payers.

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