Joe Cordell Writes About Tax Issues During Divorce

Joe Cordell Writes About Tax Issues During Divorce

Huffington PostWith tax season officially upon us, Cordell  & Cordell Principal Partner Joe Cordell focused his most recent column in the Huffington Post on common tax issues that arise for the recently divorced.

The dissolution of a marriage typically leads to a host of new concerns and questions once you start filling out your tax forms.

“It is crucial that you understand what has changed, since any errors in your filing could potentially result in an IRS audit — an even more unpleasant process that will only serve to compound the difficulties you are already facing with an ongoing fresh divorce,” Mr. Cordell wrote.

Joe Cordell

Cordell & Cordell Principal Partner Joseph Cordell

Mr.  Cordell explained what you need to know about determining filing status, child dependency exemptions and credits, and several other tax concerns that frequently arise for the recently divorced.

In some cases, Mr. Cordell  said it’s a good idea to seek professional assistance when going through this process.

“It may be a good idea for the recently divorced to have a financial advisor, such as an accountant or CPA, look over your return to ensure there are no errors and you are maximizing your return,” he said.

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About Shawn Garrison

Shawn Garrison is an Online Editor for Lexicon, focusing on subjects related to the legal services of customers, Cordell & Cordell and Cordell & Cordell UK. He has written countless pieces dealing with the unique child custody and divorce issues that men and fathers face. Through his work on,, and, Mr. Garrison has become an authority on the complexities of the legal experience and was a content creator for the YouTube series “Dad’s Divorce Live” and additional videos on both the Dad’s Divorce and Cordell & Cordell YouTube channels.

Mr. Garrison has managed the sites of these customers, and fostered the creation of several of their features, including the Cordell & Cordell attorney and office pages, the Dad’s Divorce Newsletter, and the Cordell & Cordell newsletter.