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Divorce & Family Law News

  1. Sperm Donor Or Dad? Thai Ruling Stands Wood, Lauraann. (2016). Sperm Donor Or Dad? Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. Retrieved from http://www.chicagolawbulletin.com/Articles/2016/12/08/Thailand-sperm-donor-12-8-16.aspx
  2. State Appeals Court Upholds Girl’s Placement with High-Profile Indian Adoption Case
    Laird, L. (2016). State appeals court upholds girl’s placement with relative in high-profile indian adoption case. ABA Journal. Indian Law. Retrieved from
    http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/state_appeals_court_upholds_girls_placement_with_relatives_in_high-profile_/
  3. New “Accountability Court” Helps Child-Support Obligors Keep Up Payments Donald, E. (2016). Accountability court in madison county aims to help parents catch up on child support. Belleville News-Democrat. Metro-East News. Retrieved from
    http://www.bnd.com/news/local/article58839543.html
  4. Skip Child Support. Go to Jail. Lose Job. Repeat.
    Robels, F. & Dewan, S. (2015). Skip child support. Go to jail. Lose job. Repeat. The New York Times. Retrieved from
    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/20/us/skip-child-support-go-to-jail-lose-job-repeat.html?_r=1

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Tax Law News

  1. The Internal Revenue Service Continues to Rehire Former Employees With Conduct and Performance Issues https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USTREASTIGTA/bulletins/1ad0101?reqfrom=share
  2. Owe Back Taxes? Lose Your Passport Steverman, B. (2016). Owe back taxes? Lose your passport: Americans filing from overseas face byzantine rules and draconian penalties, courtesy of the IRS. Bloomberg. Retrieved from
    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-03-30/owe-back-taxes-lose-your-passport
  3. Young, Broke, and Scared of the IRS: The Millennial Tax Trap Mosendz. P. (2016). Young, broke, and scared of the IRS: The millennial tax trap. Bloomberg. Retrieved from http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-0324/young-broke-and-scared-of-the-irs-the-millennial-tax-trap
  4. Taxpayer Bill of Rights
    Internal Revenue Service
    https://www.irs.gov/taxpayer-bill-of-rights

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Estate Planning, Guardianship, and Probate News

  1. Plan Your Digital Legacy, and Update Often Gustke, C. (2015). Plan your digital legacy, and update often. The New York Times. Your Money: Wealth Special Section. Retrieved from
    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/12/your-money/plan-your-digital-legacy-and-update-often.html
  1. Keeping the Peace Between Adult Children in Estate Planning Sillin, N. (2016). Keeping the peace between adult children in estate planning. The Huffington Post. Retrieved from
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nathaniel-sillin/keeping-the-peace-between_b_9533404.html?utm_hp_ref=estate-planning