Monthly Archives: March 2018

Tax Code Changes Could Make Divorce More Emotionally and Economically Draining

March 31, 2018 | Press Releases

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PITTSBURGH — Family law attorneys expect changes in the federal tax code to make the already emotionally trying process of divorce more difficult while subjecting both spouses to added financial burdens. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 includes a provision that will completely flip the way alimony payments are taxed beginning in January 2019. Attorneys at Pittsburgh-based family law firm Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC are […]

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Divorced Spouses Must Update Beneficiary Designations

Divorced spouses who do not update their beneficiary designations are taking an unnecessary risk, as illustrated by a case now pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.  In Sveen v. Melin, No. 16-1432 (cert. granted December 8, 2017), the Met Life insurance company was “caught in the middle” when its policyholder Mark Sveen died in 2011.  He had purchased his life insurance policy and designated his then-wife, Kaye Melin, as his […]

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David S. Pollock Named to PA Supreme Court Domestic Relations Procedural Rules Committee

March 15, 2018 | In the News

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David S. Pollock, founding partner of Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC, was appointed as a member of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Domestic Relations Procedural Rules Committee. He will serve a three-year term. For more than four decades, Pollock has practiced family law focusing on premarital agreements, separation, divorce, unmarried partners, equitable distribution, support and alimony.  He was previously a partner and head of the matrimonial law group at […]

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What Happens to our Business When We Divorce?

March 15, 2018 | Attorney Videos, Blog, Business Valuation, Divorce

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Pittsburgh divorce attorney Daniel H. Glasser of Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC explains business valuation in the context of a divorce. If you and your divorcing spouse are co-owners in a business, contact our law firm to make sure you take the necessary steps in protecting and dividing your business. A formidable litigator in the court room with more than two decades of experience, Dan focuses his practice […]

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