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Does It Matter Who The Judge Is?

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When a divorce or family law matter begins, many wonder whether it matters who the judge is. Is divorce and family law cookie-cutter to such an extent that it does not matter? Or will the judge assigned to the case make a big...more

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How To Save Money On Your Divorce

Let’s face it, attorneys are expensive. However, they are often a necessity. This is especially true in family law. As you move through your divorce, there are a multitude of things to consider that can, and will, save you...more

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One court fails to consider trustee’s non-statutory duty to carry out settlor’s wishes as manifested in trust’s terms, a duty that...

The trustee’s longstanding duty in equity to defend the trust’s terms. Unless applicable law provides otherwise, the trustee has an overarching duty to carry out the lawful intentions of the settlor as they have been duly...more

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Be Prepared for Your Divorce Series: Part II – Gather Your Proofs

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In anticipation of this series, I reached out to some former clients and asked them: How could you have been better prepared for your divorce? One client told me that she wished she had gathered all her proof documents...more

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PARAPHRASING SISTER SLEDGE: “ARE WE FAMILY?” Superior Court decides listening to sex isn’t worthy of a PFA

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Some readers will contend that we publish this non-precedential case for its prurient value but one of the most interesting topics in family law today is “Who has standing to bring a case?” And the opinion by Judge Victor...more

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Holidays with a Narcissistic Co-Parent: How to Create a More Harmonious and Magical Season for your Children

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Holidays are a magical time, full of whimsy, togetherness, and memory-making pastimes. Thanksgiving is my personal favorite. I love the food, the company, and the uninterrupted time I get with my family....more

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Parenting Time and The Holidays

As the holidays approach, it can be a wonderful time for families and traditions. However, when you are going through a divorce or custody proceedings, it can also be a stressful time. There are a lot of unknowns during the...more

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Do Not Sign Agreement to Arbitrate Without the Advice of a Lawyer

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If you learn nothing else from my blog series on Arbitrations in the Bais Din, remember this one caveat: do not sign an Agreement to Arbitrate without the advice of counsel. Doing so could prove catastrophic for you, your...more

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Child Custody and Social Media Influencers

It is estimated that approximately 59% of the world utilizes social media and that we spend on average two and a half hours per day scrolling through Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Tik Tok. Individuals who have sought to...more

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In the Weed(s): What Legalized Pot Means for Your Maryland Custody Case

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Marylanders voted that beginning July 1, 2023, adults 21 and older may possess, smoke, and grow cannabis (with some limitations). For many divorcing couples, the question looms – how might legalizing marijuana impact your...more

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Be Prepared for Your Divorce Series: Part I – Talk to A Divorce Attorney First.

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One of the questions I am often asked is: what is the number one piece of advice you would give to someone at the beginning of his or her divorce? I once gave the answer: be prepared...more

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It is all about 1066: Why the trust regimes of two seasoned offshore trust jurisdictions, Guernsey and Jersey, are not indigenous

The Crown dependencies of the Bailiwick of Jersey and the Bailiwick of Guernsey (hereinafter “the Channel Islands”) were part of Normandy in 1066 when its ruler, William the Conqueror, invaded England and seized the English...more

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When Divorce is Clickbait

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This US Weekly article of the 101 “splits” in 2022 – before the year is even over – got me thinking about the clickbait nature of divorce for celebrities (the article is not limited to divorce). My practices is devoted to...more

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The Acronyms of Divorce Part III - PEP (Parent Education Program)

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After a Family matter is started, and the parties have children under the age of 18, they will be ordered to attend the Parent Education Program. This takes place either at the Courthouse, or via a remote session, depending...more

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Your 7-Step Checklist for a Disabled Child Turning 18

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The age 18 milestone is difficult for parents, as they no longer have the legal right to make decisions or receive medical, educational and financial information for their children. For parents of children with special needs,...more

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Arbitration Questionnaire Versus Umpire/Arbitrator’s Disclosure

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In a prior blog post, Setting Aside Bais Din Agreements to Arbitrate Due to Procedural Issues, I discussed the absolute necessity of the Umpire/Arbitrator’s Disclosure and the fact that appending that specific form as set...more

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Before You Say “I Do,” Do Some Marital Planning

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Marriage has existed since the start of modern history and facilitates our most basic need to love and be loved. It is not surprising then that some of life’s biggest and hardest decisions involve marriage—should I marry and...more

Charles E. Rounds, Jr. - Suffolk University...

The very institution of the trust being a creature of judicial precedent, not statute, Melville’s caricature in Moby-Dick of...

In Moby-Dick, Melville, one suspects, is letting us know what he really thinks about judicial precedent: “Nor is this the end. Desecrated as the [whale’s] body is, a vengeful ghost survives and hovers over it to scare. Espied...more

Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires &...

Should I Keep the House?

In just about every divorce I have handled there has been a house to address, in lawyer-language, “disposition of the marital residence."...more

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP

What Experts May I Need In My Divorce Matter?

​​​​​​​Whether you are litigating your divorce matter or negotiating a settlement outside of the Court system, in addition to your legal counsel, it may be helpful to engage specific experts to assist in valuing assets,...more

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What Factors Go Into Determining Child Support?

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In cases where parents are divorced or not married and living separately, most parents are familiar with the idea of child support (i.e., one parent paying money to the other parent for the benefit of the children.) However,...more

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What Is Considered Domestic Violence In Colorado Springs?

Allegations and charges of domestic violence are taken seriously by the state of Ohio. Court systems in Ohio are responsible for protecting and assisting domestic violence victims. Additionally, it is their responsibility to...more

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Duress as a Defense to Bais Din Agreements to Arbitrate

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Following up on my blog post regarding Setting Aside Bais Din Agreements to Arbitrate Due to Procedural Issues, this post will focus on some more substantive issues that could arise that may serve as a defense to Agreements...more

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California Social Host Law: Potential Liability When Hosting Events

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The holidays are around the corner. For many, that may mean excessive amounts of food, family, friends, and, yes, alcohol. With this in mind, now might be a good time to discuss potential liability when hosting an event....more

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DLM Blog Post – What Not to Do During a Divorce! (2022 Edition) Part II – Financial

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In the second part of this two-part series, you will learn about financial pitfalls to avoid in the divorce process. Experienced divorce counsel can guide you to ensure that financial decisions don’t cost you credibility,...more

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