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TCJA: Creating Changes to Alimony Tax Laws for 2019 and Beyond

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) is a sweeping reform for tax laws that has the potential to benefit many tax paying citizens in 2019. However, some aspects of the TCJA, such as the changes to the alimony laws for federal tax returns, [...]

February 22nd, 2019|

Pros and Cons of an OCIP for Your Development Project

An Owner-Controlled Insurance Program (OCIP) is a coordinated insurance program for construction development projects. Unlike a traditional construction insurance policy, an OCIP provides eligible participants of a construction project with general liability coverage under one policy. There are pros and cons to an OCIP [...]

January 30th, 2019|

Keeping Your High Net Worth Divorce Private

One of the most important considerations in a high net worth divorce is keeping your matters private from the public eye. In Texas, a couple going through a high net divorce has multiple options for keeping their personal affairs private, and the office of [...]

January 17th, 2019|

A Mistake in “Base Year” Calculation Can Greatly Increase Leasing Costs

Overlooked by many tenants, the base year calculation can be one of the most important expenses established for a lease because typically the tenant does not have to pay any excess operating expenses during this time. However, a mistake made in the base year [...]

December 28th, 2018|

Collaborative Process in High Asset Divorce

Divorce, especially high asset divorce, can be a messy and stressful process. However, one trend in divorce proceedings is growing in popularity due to its cooperative and more amicable approach. The collaborative process in high asset divorce can save couples time and money and [...]

December 18th, 2018|

Understanding Triple Net Properties for Real Estate Investors

Real estate investors are always looking for properties that provide the most value for the least amount of effort. Triple net properties are becoming the hottest trend in real estate investing, allowing investors to expand their commercial real estate portfolios while tenants bear the [...]

November 30th, 2018|

Valuing Your Business During Divorce

During the provisional process of divorce, courts will exercise discretion when assets, liabilities, income, and other factors are brought forth for equitable distribution. Property is classified as either marital or separate, and the marital property is then valued and distributed between both spouses. While [...]

October 31st, 2018|
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