Our Blog – Portsmouth NH
Aug 27, 2020
Like most businesses relying on in-person interaction, the coronavirus has also disrupted both the state and federal court systems. In March, a series of orders closed the courts for most hearings and extended deadlines or statutes of limitations.
Feb 27, 2020
In New Hampshire, the amount of child support to be paid is determined by "gross income", which includes all income with limited exceptions. Tax law treatment of income is not the standard (In The Matter of Hampers, 166 NH 422 (2014)); when the court interprets the law, it looks to actual income available to pay child support.
Jan 27, 2020
Most divorces in New Hampshire are granted based on irreconcilable differences that caused or are the substantial cause of the final breakdown of their marriage. Additionally, New Hampshire recognizes that one party may be the substantial cause of the final breakdown of the marriage.
Aug 08, 2019
Have you been designated as a Personal Representative or Executor? Attorney Elizabeth Brown breaks down all of the responsibilities that come with being named the Personal Representative or Executor to someone's Will.
Aug 08, 2019
One of the most common misconceptions about estate planning that I run into is the belief that having a Will allows your estate to avoid probate. That is not the case. When an asset passes to others according to the terms of a Will, it has to go through the probate process.
May 06, 2019
Internal Revenue Service enforcement actions against in-house insurers that elect not to pay tax on premiums.
Sep 06, 2017
n August 21, 2017, the U.S. Tax Court decided against an 831(b) captive and its owners in a consolidated opinion on two eagerly anticipated cases, Avrahami v. Commissioner and Feedback Insurance Company, Ltd. v. Commissioner (Docket Nos 17594-13, 18274-13). 149 T.C. No. 7. The decision is significant in that it represents the first time any court has decided a case involving a captive that has made an election under section 831(b) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.
Aug 22, 2017
On Monday, the United Stated experience it's first solar eclipse to stretch across the country since 1918. Team members from across all our offices gathered to view this historical event!