Tag Archives: high net worth

Some thoughts on the summertime

For many people, summer is the best season of the year: a time for barbecues and picnics and long holidays.  It's also, I've found, a season that some couples put off getting divorced. At a time when kids are at camp, people are traveling, and there's often a beautiful weekend home for entertaining, it's a…
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Adele and her Divorce

Over the last few days, there’s been ample coverage of the singer Adele’s announcement that she is planning to divorce her husband, Simon Konecki. From afar, the situation doesn’t seem unusual—according to reports, they’ve essentially been separated for some time, and, in terms of the divorce and custody, they want what’s best for their young…
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On deciding to get divorced now…

A couple weeks ago, a headline in the The New York Times grabbed my attention. It read: "'Hurry Up and Get a Divorce?' For the Rich, There's an Incentive."   The piece explains that, as of January 1, 2019, alimony will not be tax deductible. For high net worth clients, that change, of course, can amount…
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