What is Community Property?
What is an AFI? How is it used in my case?
Arbitration vs. Trial
Why does my spouse have an interest in my separate business?
Does my spouse's affair have an impact on my divorce case?
Parenting Time in Arizona - What Does it Mean?
If I won my case, why do I need to worry about an appeal?
What is a Parenting Coordinator and Why Do We Need One?
What is arbitration?
What are the advantages of mediation?
How much will I receive in spousal maintenance?
Do same sex couples have the same legal rights as other couples?
What are the steps of an appeal?
What is Opting Out?
How is litigation involving spouses handled in Arizona?
Is a trial my only option during a divorce?
Fighting for Education Rights: Equal Justice for Pregnant and Parenting Students
Who pays attorney fees in a divorce proceeding?
Should I Get a Job While Going Through My Divorce? Can I Quit My Job?
If I wasn't happy with my lawyer, can I appeal and show evidence I wanted to present?
As a family lawyer in Silicon Valley, I often work with clients with international issues: enforcing judgments in Europe, dividing property abroad or obtaining custody orders when the parents live on different continents. A...more
The president of a corporation, manager of a limited liability company, trustee of a family trust, or principal of another business entity receives a summons in a Florida divorce case. One spouse contends the other’s control,...more
In a recently released Chief Counsel Advisory (CCA) the IRS addressed the statute of limitations on assessment of penalties for failure to report gifts from foreign persons. The CCA states...more
One of the more important issues in a divorce proceeding is identifying and dividing community and separate property. The task of asset identification and location may have been made both easier and more complex at the same...more
You may not have heard of the think tank called the American Public Policy Alliance (APPA), or its “American Laws for American Courts” initiative, which “was crafted to protect American citizens’ constitutional rights against...more
The Illinois Supreme Court has posted its docket for the impending January term, and the Court will hear argument in five civil cases.
Further to the series on interim remedies, Global Head of Litigation, Phillip Kite outlines the available options for injunctions in aid of foreign divorce proceedings. This area has expanded in recent years, in particular...more
Norinder v. Fuentes, No. 10-2753 (7th Cir. 2011), is the rare case in federal court, and even rarer in the federal appellate system, to address custody issues. The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child...more
Disclosure orders constitute a very important weapon for the tracking down and recovery of assets. As such, they are an important area in both the Commercial Court and the High Court, in the latter case because there seems to...more
The Czech employment agencies were long ago warned by the European Commission and other Member States that they interpreted the term "residence" to broad. This would lead to abuse of the whole social system. (Czech nationals...more
The United States Supreme Court ruled that an order prohibiting the removal of a child from a country without the non-custodial parent's consent is enforceable under an international child abduction treaty.
In Abbott v....more
In the litigation captioned In Re the Marriage of Natalija and Nikolai Solomon Lyustiger, 2009 DJDAR 14245 (2009) the Third District Court of Appeal decided an action based on the Uniform Foreign Money-Judgments Recognition...more
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