Read Family Law updates, news, and legal commentary from leading lawyers and law firms:
What is an appeal and how do I know if I should appeal?
What is a petition for dissolution of marriage and what does it mean to serve the petition?
How long will it take for my divorce to be final and how much will it cost?
What is spousal maintenance and how is it determined in Arizona?
Protecting Separate Property in Arizona: Basic Principles
How Can I Make the Most Out of the First Meeting?
Can I appeal my divorce case?
Civilized Divorce through Mediation
Yours, Mine and Ours (not yet!): An Update on the Patentability of Human Genes
Same-Sex Marriage Cases in 90 Seconds
Tom Cruise's Divorce Lawyer: Money Motivates Quick Settlements
Allen Matkins Sponsors CASA Hispanic Advisory Council Art Workshop for Kids
One of the critical duties of a trustee traditionally has been to defend his trust against internal attacks. By that I mean to defend the trust against those who, in contravention of the settlor’s intentions as expressed in...more
On August 29, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Revenue Ruling 2013-17, which answers many questions raised by the Supreme Court’s ruling in United States v. Windsor earlier this summer. In Windsor, the Court...more
Strategies for Finding Hidden Income
Whether it's a noncustodial parent who works under the table or a spouse who doesn't reveal all his or her assets, hidden income is an issue in many family law cases. This article will...more
One segment of the senior care market will face more competition, although according to the national “9073” strategy, it may cover potentially 90% of the Chinese seniors. You know what I’ m talking about—yes—it’s in-home care...more
Anwältin in Istanbuls »Dorf des Richters: Ulya Selçuk - Expertin für deutsche Investitionen und türkische Frauenrechte
Eine Reportage von Heinz Gstrein in Main-Echo...more
A composite of studies of trust and estate attorneys, trust officers, and financial planners revealed that:
• Fewer than 10% of plans for their clients addressed art, antiques, and collectibles
• Fewer than 10% used art...more
On February 13, 2012, new amendments to the Pennsylvania Rules of Appellate Procedure took effect and made substantial changes to the right to appeal from orders entered by Pennsylvania’s Orphans’ Courts. The...more
Though the trust is a judge-made creature of equity, the last eighty years have seen numerous rounds of uniform legislation codifying various aspects of the law of trusts, beginning with the Uniform Principal and Income Act...more
Today, the UNROW Human Rights Impact Litigation Clinic at American University Washington College of Law filed a petition for Writ of Certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court challenging, on Equal Protection grounds, a federal...more
New California case summary--a trustee cannot condition a distribution on the beneficiary providing a release or waiver of liability....more
LexisNexis (www.lexisnexis.com) and Pro Bono Net (www.probono.net) have released a study indicating that pro bono work is heavily ingrained in the legal profession, and is driven primarily by a sense of personal commitment on...more
I was THE first sitting judge to become a whistleblower judge in America. I was sick and tired of watching my fellow judges blatantly ignore the Domestic Violence laws that were designed to protect a highly vulnerable...more
How to get the best results from using a contract attorney; how to provide contract attorney services without running afoul of your professional liability coverage....more