52. How Tax Reform is Impacting Divorce Litigation

Family Law
Field of Study: 
CPE Credit: 
Knowledge Level: 
Basic knowledge of, or general experience in, forensic accounting, business valuation, or litigation

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

This session will review the impact of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017on divorce litigation. Topics discussed will include issues from the clients decision to begin the divorce process, separate, discovery, mediation and arbitration and trial. A review of what are experts thinking and what are the courts doing. There will be a discussion of how the new law impacts deductibility alimony and its impact on settlements. There will also be a review and discussion on issues with business valuation as a result of the corporate tax decrease.
Participants will be able to:
Explain the impact of the new tax as it relates to their clients and attorneys;
Reconcile the impact of the tax law on current litigation comparing old law to new law;
Employ skills and topic discussed in their current practice.