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By Stanton Phillips, Esquire Adoptive parents may be eligible to take a tax credit of up to $14,890.00 for qualifying expenses paid toward the adoption of a child. Since it is a tax credit, not a deduction, it is an … Continue reading
International adoptions have changed the makeup of American families. When you walked into a classroom a generation ago, the children you observed probably looked like their parents. Today, our families are more culturally diverse as a result of international adoptions.
The Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (hereinafter referred to as ICPC) is a set of uniform laws governing the interstate placement of children enacted in every state, the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands.
Adoptive parents may be eligible to take a tax credit of up to $13,400.00 for qualifying expenses paid toward the adoption of a child…
Actual divorce litigation begins with one party filing a document called a Complaint for Divorce in Virginia, in the Circuit Court, usually in the county ( Fairfax / Arlington) or city ( Vienna va, Mclean ect..) where the party lives in Virginia or where the parties last lived together as husband and wife.
While the in court divorce process begins with filing an initial pleading, before filing for a divorce a party should do some pre-planning. First, it is useful to collect as many financial documents for about a five year time period as possible.