Supported Decision Making

Supported Decision Making

Michigan Woman Makes History In Guardianship Case, Advocates For Alternative Option – Supported Decision Making A Wayne County, MI, Probate Judge, Freddie Burton, Jr., issued an order denying a petition that would have appointed a guardian for a 56-year-old woman with an intellectual disability....

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Divorce and the Tax Code

Tax Code Amendments for 2019 and Beyond If you got divorced and were ordered to pay alimony at any time since the 1940's, those payments could be deducted on your federal income tax return. This means that your taxable income, and your tax liability, was decreased. On the flip side, if you were...

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The Barney Rule

Divorce Cases and Pet Custody A common issue in many divorce cases is who will get to keep the parties' pets. Unfortunately, in Pennsylvania, pets are treated no differently than any other item of personal property. In 2002, the PA Supreme Court decided in Desanctis v. Pritchard, 803 A.2d 230...

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