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Trial May Be Imminent – Are You Unhappy With Your Divorce Lawyer?

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Even before COVID, in some counties, divorce trials were hard to come by due to backlogs and/or judicial shortages. Some counties ceased trials altogether for a time, even those trials that were underway. Then COVID...more

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QDRO’s From The Plan Administrator’s Perspective

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A qualified domestic relations order (“QDRO”) is a state domestic relations order that assigns to an alternate payee (such as a former spouse or a child) the right to receive all or a portion of benefits payable to a plan...more

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Happy January 2022: It’s Not Just About the W-2 This Year

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For those of you who do not study domestic relations as a hobby, there are some usual and unusual aspects to THIS new year. First; foremost, the child support guidelines were modified effective January 1. Generally,...more

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Tips for Divorcing a Narcissist

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Individuals displaying narcissistic personality traits may have an inflated belief in their own self-importance, often need constant admiration and reinforcement from others, do not handle criticism or rejection well, and...more

Burns & Levinson LLP

What Happens to the Life Insurance After Divorce?

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It depends on what was put into writing – or not! On January 10, 2022, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) ruled that where a former husband failed to change the beneficiary designation on his life insurance...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Prenuptial Agreements Can Help Protect Your Family Business

While a prenuptial agreement might not be on the wedding checklist, family business owners—and their children who might own or participate in the business—are often advised to prepare one as part of the marital process....more

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Adding Third Parties Into a Divorce Proceeding

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A divorce proceeding can be complex enough. Where parties do not agree on one or more matters, it can turn a divorce into a contested legal proceeding. Whether the differences be on child custody, child support, spousal...more

Kohrman Jackson & Krantz LLP

Top 10 Tips to Prepare for the Divorce or Dissolution Process

As domestic relations attorneys, one of the questions that we hear most often from those contemplating ending their marriage to their spouse via divorce, dissolution or otherwise is some version of the following: “What can I...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

NO – Judges Cannot Give Parent Coordinator’s Binding Decision Making Authority!

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Over the past decade plus, I have written about the use, if not misuse/abuse of parent coordinators (PCs) many times on this blog. In fact, one of my most popular posts that continues to be read more than two and a half...more

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IVF & The Donor Dilemma

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We recently wrote about the matter of searching one’s genetic past and some of the unusual history which that kind of testing can reveal. The Wall Street Journal’s January 3 edition informs us that in an age of advancing...more

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When Taking Your Kid Is A Crime

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We live in some extraordinary times; ones where citizens seem to think that they can or sometimes must take the law into their own hands. The idea that a parent could be guilty of a misdemeanor, let alone a felony, for...more

Blank Rome LLP

Welcome to the Tipping Point: ‘House Rules’ in Contested Custody Litigation

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After reading Judge Richard Dollinger’s July 2021 decision in E.E.C. v. S.S., 2021 NY Slip OP 21258 (Sup. Ct., Monroe Cty), this author was reminded of the Victoria Kann children’s book titled “Pinkalicious.” The seminal...more

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The New Year’s Resolution Divorce – 2022 Edition

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For many divorce attorneys, the busy season starts after the first of the year. For the last several years, I have posted on the phenomenon of the New Year’s Resolution Divorce. For whatever reason, this post has struck a...more

Foster Swift Collins & Smith

When is Divorce During the Holidays a Good Idea?

This blog was originally published in October 2020 and has since been updated. - Holidays traditionally mean more family time. Yet, divorce may be on your mind this holiday season, and if it is, what should you do about...more

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Mastering the Art of the Holiday Pivot

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It may feel like Scrooge had something to do with the Omicron variant, as many of us are finding long-awaited vacation plans and holiday gatherings scuttled—due to a positive test result, exposure to someone with COVID- 19,...more

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP

When Does the Well-Reasoned Preference of the Child Apply?

Earlier this month, a New York court ordered that Bethenny Frankel, the former Real Housewife of New York and Founder and CEO of the Skinnygirl brand, is no longer required to pay child support to her ex-husband, Jason Hoppy,...more

Lasher Holzapfel Sperry & Ebberson PLLC

Not Married, Not a Problem: Washington State’s “Committed Intimate Relationship” Doctrine Provides a Means for Some Unmarried...

In a divorce, the judge will have to divide your marital property and debts between the spouses. The division must be “just and equitable” under the circumstances of the relationship. But can an unmarried couples receive a...more

High Swartz LLP

Tax Update 2022: Child Tax Credit for Separated or Divorced Parents

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If you're a divorced or separated parent, now is the time to discuss who will claim each child as dependent on your 2021 tax return to maximize the child tax credit. Talking with a family law attorney can also give you more...more

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP

Things to know about Infant Safe Haven Laws

In the recent Supreme Court arguments related to abortion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the Supreme Court Justices addressed concepts of adoption and safe haven laws in relation to options for women and...more

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Impuestos a las Plataformas Digitales - Iniciativa Ciudad de México

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La Jefa de Gobierno de la Ciudad de México presentó una iniciativa por virtud de la cual se adiciona el artículo 307 TER al Código Fiscal de la Ciudad de México el cual tiene por objeto que las personas físicas o morales que...more

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The Supreme Court - December 13, 2021

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Southwest Airlines Co. v. Latrice Saxon, No. 21-309: This case, involving the Federal Arbitration Act, presents the following question: Whether workers who load or unload goods from vehicles that travel in interstate...more

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A Website for Prenups -Good Use of Technology or a Recipe for Disaster?

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I saw an article this morning about people who brought their digital platform to prepare prenups to the show Shark Tank. I haven’t viewed their site and have no idea whether it is good or bad. But haven’t we all heard tales...more

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HELLOPRENUP Emerges from the SharkTank

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We try to stay away from successive articles on the same subject. But a fellow lawyer and friend sent me a link to information about a new online legal product available for “only $599” after having been featured on SharkTank...more

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Five Tips For Making the Holidays Less Stressful for Separated or Divorced Parents

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The holidays are here, and with the season, a certain amount of family stress is expected.  However, if you have a child and are recently separated or divorced from your child’s other parent, understanding and helping the...more

Freeman Law

Bankruptcy and Non-Dischargeability Causes of Action

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This adversary proceeding in Rennaker v. Davis, Case No. 20-04065 (Bankr. N.D. Tex., Nov. 9, 2021), involves a litany of non-dischargeability allegations – both under 11 U.S.C. §523 and §727. Judge Mark Mullin’s opinion...more

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