Tax Credit: Who counts the kids?

This is one of the most common questions folks have when they have not finalized a plan with the parent of their children. Who counts the kids on their taxes? NOTE: This is not legal advice. This is legal information. Contact an attorney for your specific situation. Do you have a Divorce Decree or Joint Parenting Agreement? If you already went through the process to get a Decree or Agreement of some kind–check there first. 

Avoid Legal Fees–Follow the Order for Holiday Visits

Avoid Legal Fees–Follow the Order for Holiday Visits I personally love Christmas–all the lights and decorations feel so warm and exciting.  That aside, many people find it stressful and difficult to manage, especially when multiple families are involved. Quick Tips for Holiday Success in a Divided House: Plan ahead! Know exactly what time your child(ren) need to be at one house or the other.  For example, if an Order or Agreement says “5:00 at Dad’s”–who