What is Community Property?
Does my spouse's affair have an impact on my divorce case?
Parenting Time in Arizona - What Does it Mean?
How much will I receive in spousal maintenance?
Is a trial my only option during a divorce?
Who pays attorney fees in a divorce proceeding?
Should I Get a Job While Going Through My Divorce? Can I Quit My Job?
Can my ex-spouse see our children if he/she does not pay the court ordered child support?
What do we do with the children once the divorce action is filed?
Can I complete my divorce without a trial?
Can I appeal a dissolution?
What is a Resolution Management Conference?
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?
Can I appeal my divorce case?
Civilized Divorce through Mediation
A major UK newspaper recently reported that Facebook is cited in one third of divorce filings. Facebook and other social media provide a treasure trove of information, from geo-tagging locations to proving connections between...more
Same-sex couples now have the right to marry, and neither the federal nor any state government can deny anyone that right. On June 26, 2013 – a watershed moment in the history of the law and our nation – the U.S. Supreme...more
Privilege is one of the most important legal concepts that an attorney can be versed in. Inadvertently waiving the attorney/client privilege or the psychotherapist/patient privilege, for example, can have dire consequences...more
Shared parenting can be a very difficult road to navigate. Being a stepparent is oftentimes touted as a thankless role, where love must adhere to boundaries set by others. Blended families are often fraught with many...more
Rumor has it that Miss Piggy, after separating from her long-time love Kermit the Frog last month, has publicly announced her readiness to begin dating again. In fact, a photograph recently surfaced in which Miss Piggy and...more
Forbes Magazine published an article on “When The Wealthy Divorce, They Regularly Engage Forensic Accountants” this week. Couples with a large amount wealth and substantial assets to be divided do often require the services...more
A recent opinion from the Second Circuit puts retirement plan administrators on notice that adjustments to benefits may be necessary to account for retroactively effective qualified domestic relations orders (QDROs). In...more
Divorce is more common than ever. According to the Center for Disease Control, another trend on the rise is the prevalence of Attention Deficit Disorder (“ADD”) and Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (“ADHD”) diagnosed in...more
Your client never entered into a prenuptial agreement and when there was a crisis impacting his marriage, he was unsuccessful in broaching the issue of a postnuptial agreement with his spouse. After years of frustration and...more
A divorcing wife asserted that because a 20 year old prenuptial agreement made no specific reference to enhancement in value of nonmarital property attributable to marital labor or funds, the enhancement in value to the...more
Even as a divorce lawyer it is shocking to hear that when Sue Ann Arnall recently received and cashed a $975 million dollar check from her soon to be ex-husband, oil magnate Harold Hamm, that she now claims the check was not...more
Although summer has come to a close, lots of families continue to hit the roads (and even the seas and air) on vacation over long weekends, holidays and school vacations. Most divorced families agree upon a parenting plan...more
Files Leaked – Cheating Spouses Exposed -
Target, Staples, and Home Depot customer’s credit card information was hacked into this past year. Recently the website that caters to spouses seeking to be unfaithful to their...more
The recent Ashley Madison breach exposed millions of users who’d signed up to the site, believing they were doing so with full anonymity. Social media and news outlets helped fuel a storm that will not soon be forgotten. In...more
As the summer winds down and kids start back to school, a lot of folks decide to take their first real step in the divorce process. I routinely see a lot of people in August who haven’t decided what to do and...more
As more names emerge from the dark web data dump of Ashley Madison customers, lawyers around the globe have found a very willing group of would-be plaintiffs. Interestingly, all of these plaintiffs are named “Doe,” which must...more
Everyone is speculating that the Ashley Madison hack will mean an increase in business for divorce lawyers. This remains to be seen. However, the real question is what happens if your name appears on the list of users? And...more
The valuation of a business or professional practice in a divorce proceeding requires the resolution of unique issues. Among the most significant of these issues are the valuation date and the standard of value to be...more
It is no secret that social media has changed the face of the world in the last decade. Just ask Grumpy Cat. What is less evident, although no less true, is how social media has impacted the practice of law in the same amount...more
Ashley-Madison is a controversial online dating/social networking service, based in Canada, which markets to married individuals or those in a committed relationship. Its slogan is “Life is short. Have an affair.” The site,...more
Names, email addresses, credit card information, billing addresses and more for over 36,000,000 registered users have been released on the internet by the Ashley Madison Hackers. While many of the registered accounts may...more
I decided this would be an apt post in the middle of CiCi’s miniseries on the The 7 Deadly (Tech) Sins of Divorce. There’s a huge scandal right now revolving around precisely what you shouldn’t do BEFORE...more
Selecting the right attorney is an important decision in ending a marriage and successfully beginning the next stage of your life. The right Matrimonial Lawyer will assist you in identifying the issues, understanding your...more
“My ex-man brought his new girlfriend. She’s like “Oh, my god!” but I’m just gonna shake…. Shake it off, I shake it off.” Although relatively easy for Taylor Swift, in the realm of divorce, many litigants unfortunately find...more
In my previous post, The 7 Deadly (Tech) Sins of Divorce – Part 1, we discussed the importance of protecting email accounts and passwords, not reading your spouse’s email and not recording anything without informing them....more
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