Yearly Archives: 2007

PBI Family Law Update 2007 – Support

October 20, 2007 | Blog, Child Support, Family Law News

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For those of you who asked for a copy of my PointPoint slides, I am posting them below at the bottom of this page. They are embedded through SlideShare.net, where you can also find my presentations from 2006 Family Law Update (PBI) and 2007 Tax Issues that Family Lawyers Care About (National Constitution Center).

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Valuation of Sports Franchises

September 14, 2007 | Blog, Business Valuation

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According to the Pittsburgh Business Times: The Dallas Cowboys are the NFL’s most valuable franchise, according to Forbes magazine’s annual ranking of NFL teams. Forbes values the Cowboys at $1.5 billion, a 28 percent increase from the previous year. The Washington Redskins, who held the top spot for the past seven years, fell to No. 2, with only a 3 percent increase in value to $1.47 billion. The Cowboys overtook […]

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Alimony Irony

July 27, 2007 | Alimony, Blog

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From a recent news report: LOS ANGELES, California (AP) — A judge has ordered a man to continue paying alimony to his ex-wife — even though she’s in a registered domestic partnership with another woman and even uses the other woman’s last name. California marriage laws say alimony ends when a former spouse remarries, and Ron Garber thought that meant he was off the hook when he learned his ex-wife […]

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Innocent Spouse Relief Granted

April 17, 2007 | Blog, Family Law News

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TaxProf Blog reports on a Tax Court decision in which the former wife of an accountant won equitable relief from joint and several liability under section 6015(f) of the Internal Revenue Code. The former wife credibly testified that she relied on her husband’s expertise in preparing joint tax returns throughout the marriage. She did not review the returns or even fill in the date next to her signature. Years later, […]

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