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Monthly Archives: April 2016

PreNuptial Agreements

Posted By: Matt
Date: 04/08/2016
Category: Matt Gomez

By Rachel Grate January 20, 2016 Prenups: They’re not just for celebrities anymore. In fact, more of your engaged friends may be getting them than they admit. Prenuptial agreements are more popular than ever, and millennials appear to be driving the …

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Tax Time 2015

Posted By: Matt
Date: 04/13/2015
Category: Matt Gomez

For all of you who do your own accounting here is a link from the IRS explaining the most commonly asked questions for divorcing parents during tax season. http://www.irs.gov/publications/p504/ar02.html Disclaimer: This is not tax advice and we never give tax …

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Despite DNA, Dad’s Paternity Denied

Posted By: Matt
Date: 04/30/2013
Category: Divorce Family Law

By Michael Lindenberger Tuesday, Apr. 29, 2008 For nearly two years, James Rhoades, a university librarian in Tallahassee, has been fighting to establish in law what science and fact already have shown beyond any doubt: He is the biological father …

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Therapy Can Be an Important Part of the Divorce Process

Posted By: Matt
Date: 04/17/2013
Category: Divorce Family Law

One of the things that I have noticed over the course of my career as a family law attorney is that people going through the divorce process have an unwillingness to go to therapy even though they could benefit greatly …

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Parents With Disabilities Have Greater Risk of Losing Custody of Their Children

Posted By: Matt
Date:
Category: Divorce Family Law

A report from the National Council on Disability finds that parents with physical or mental disabilities have a greater risk of losing custody of their children. The study says that the U.S. legal system needs to provide more support for these parents. …

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‘Divorce from hell’ began with $5,400 monthly alimony offer, ended with $1,500 installments

Posted By: Matt
Date: 04/16/2013
Category: Divorce Family Law

A month after their 2008 divorce case was filed in Pinellas County, Fla., Terry Power offered to pay his wife of nearly 20 years $5,400 per month in alimony until he retired, and $50,000 in cash. He also was willing …

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Adoption Case Brings Rare Family Law Dispute To High Court

Posted By: Matt
Date:
Category: Family Law

Take the usual agony of an adoption dispute. Add in the disgraceful U.S. history of ripping Indian children from their Native American families. Mix in a dose of initial fatherly abandonment. And there you have it — a poisonous and …

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Swearing in!

Posted By: Matt
Date: 04/27/2012
Category: Family Law

Congratulations to Judge Mark Barcus on being sworn in this afternoon at the Tulsa County Courthouse.  Congratulations on his appearance last night on OETA “Ask a Lawyer as well.  I saw a lot of friends on their answering questions.  It has been …

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My First Entry

Posted By: Matt
Date: 04/05/2012
Category: Matt Gomez

I have wanted a blog of my own since I first heard the depressing sounding word! And now I have it! One more thing I can mark off the list. Of course, there is still become rich and famous and …

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Ipad!

Posted By: Matt
Date:
Category: Technology

The iPad for Litigators The new iPad is out today! The new iPad is out today! The new iPad is out today! OK, that may not be as funny as Steve Martin’s screams about being in the new phone book …

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