Category: Family Law Services

Family Law Services

How to Protect Art Collections from Gift and Estate Tax Exposure by Lewis Kevelson, CPA


Posted on October 03, 2023 by Lewis Kevelson

According to a recent study by Art Basel and UBS, global art sales in 2022 exceeded pre-pandemic levels, reaching $67.8 billion in transactions. Buyers, ranging from high-end collectors to Gen Xers and Millennials, increasingly recognize art’s value as an alternative investment in a fragile economic and geopolitical environment. However, as buyers grow their collections, they […]

Florida Ends Permanent Alimony by Sandra Perez, CPA/ABV/CFF, CFE


Posted on July 05, 2023 by Sandi Perez

On June 30, 2023, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law Senate Bill 1416, which brings significant changes to the state’s alimony laws, including eliminating permanent alimony from the statutes. The new law, which went into effect on July 1, 2023, applies to petitions for dissolution of marriage filed or pending on that date or […]

The Rise in Late-Life Divorces and Resulting Financial Impact by Sandi Perez, CPA/ABV/CFF, CFE


Posted on May 10, 2021 by Sandi Perez

The recent announcement that billionaire couple Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their nearly three-decade marriage highlights the continuing rise in late-life divorces at a time when the national divorce rate among all age groups is declining. With these so-called graying divorces comes an assortment of unique challenges related to divvying up assets, including often-sizable […]