June 07, 2017 Articles

How to Build Tax-Proof Settlement Instruments

By Sahmra A. Stevenson

Most, if not all, family law attorneys are familiar with the alimony recapture rules. Their intended purpose is to safeguard against improperly labeling nondeductible property settlements as deductible alimony. Not all abuses are intentional, however, and it is easy to overlook the potential for future conflict when drafting divorce instruments.

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