Alimony money gets taxed by the government, which is no surprise, but people often wonder who has to pay those taxes. This question has come up a lot lately since there have been some huge changes to the tax laws. Does the person who pays have to pay the tax first, or does the person who gets the money have to pay the taxes on everything that they receive?
One way to ensure your post-divorce life is financially secure is to obtain a full and fair share of assets during property division. New York is an equitable division state, which means you and your spouse will split your joint assets fairly, though not necessarily equally. The court will consider many factors when dividing your assets and debts, but to do this, it must have full disclosure of assets from both parties.
Often, unless you have an employment contract, you can be fired with relatively little reason. As long as they don't fire you because of your gender, race, age or another protected class, your boss has a lot of freedom to keep or terminate your employment.
You have to sign a prenup because you want to sign a prenup. It's really that simple. If you were forced to do it, the prenuptial agreement is not going to hold up in court.