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New Tax Bill Eliminates Alimony Deduction in Divorces in 2019

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As of January 1, 2019, the alimony tax deduction will cease to exist. This means that alimony paid by a spouse will no longer be tax deductible. Further, the spouse receiving alimony will no longer claim it as income. Currently, alimony is tax deductible to the paying spouse and taxed as income to the receiving spouse. The new law will not take place until January 1, 2019, giving couples that desire to get divorced time to file before the new tax law takes effect. However, the spouse requesting alimony may have significant incentive to delay the divorce in order to...

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DeWitt Law Firm Defeats Reverse Mortgage Company

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The DeWitt Law Firm successfully defeated a reverse mortgage company who was trying to foreclose upon a surviving spouse. Based upon the terms of the mortgage, we argued that our client was a borrower and could not be foreclosed upon until either her death or until she no longer used the home as her primary residence. ...

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Laser Spine Institute of Tampa Malpractice

As of September 2017, Laser Spine Institute of Tampa has 27 recorded instances of malpractice according to the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation. Although some of the instances resulted in no payout to the Plaintiff, others resulted in significant payouts from thousands of dollars up to 5 million dollars. ...

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