Can you file a joint tax return if you are divorced?
Couples who are splitting up but not yet divorced before the end of the year have the option of filing a joint return. It’s the year when your divorce decree becomes final that you lose the option to file as married joint or married separate.
Is it OK to start dating during a divorce?
Getting divorced can be really emotionally painful and bringing someone new into the picture at this point in time might not be the best option. Most professionals advise to wait at least a year after your divorce to begin dating again. This allows your children to settle in, as well as yourself.
What can make a marriage invalid?
In general, a marriage is void (as opposed to voidable) if: The parties’ degree of consanguinity is too close – for example, a brother and sister or a parent and a child. A party to the marriage is forbidden to marry as a result of losing their civil rights, such as for conviction of a crime.