If you’re contemplating divorce, your emotions may encourage you to go full-speed-ahead to a quick resolution and the beginning of your idyllic, spouse-less future. But there may be reasons to put on the brakes – at least for...more
Top Five Traps for the Unwary in Spin-Offs -
A wave of corporate breakups has swept through the United States over the last few years as investors have taken notice of the fact that smaller companies focused on a...more
In Tennessee, couples have two options: divorce or legal separation. Which option is best? The decision between divorce and legal separation depends on your personal situation....more
Amy Pinto and Nanette Kinkade have reportedly struck a deal on how to divide the estate of the late artist, Thomas Kinkade, 54, who died in April. He filed for legal separation from his wife of 28 years and began living with...more
When you and your spouse decide you no longer wish to live together as husband and wife, you may file for a divorce or a legal separation. The main difference between the two options is that a legal separation does not...more
Most employers know that a married participant in a qualified retirement plan must name a spouse as beneficiary for at least a portion of the benefit unless the spouse signs a notarized written consent or the spouse cannot be...more
In This Issue:
- How to Protect Your Assets as a Business Owner
- Separated But Not Divorced: Don’t Wait to Update Your Estate Plan
- Tales from the Cliff: Estate Planning Policy for 2013 and Beyond
Many people have the misconception that they cannot update their estate plan or even prepare a new Will if they are separated but not yet divorced from their spouse. This is not true. An estate plan can be updated at any...more
Question: Why does divorce cost so much? Answer: Because it’s worth it.
Unfortunately, for many at-odds couples who can’t untie the knot fast enough, legal and accounting fees that can soar into five figures in a...more
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