Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
Susan A. Hansen
Kitchen-table contracts and divorce litigation can both hurt families. Mediation offers a middle ground.
Historically, there has been vigorous debate among the residents of Puerto Rico for and against the privatization of public property and public services.
Henson & Efron
Early case management and alternative dispute resolutions seek to simplify some separations in Minnesota.
Timothy E. Weiler
The anticipated outcome of the adoption of the increased income threshold is to reduce litigation about the amount of maintenance to be paid by simply applying the statutorily mandated calculation to more individuals with a much higher annual income.
A successful mediation typically depends upon three key steps: engaging the client on why and when to mediate; actively engaging the adversary prior to the mediation; and advocating at the mediation session itself.
Patricia H. Thompson
Very simply, delay in dispute resolution is bad for business.
Brian P. Rickert
In drafting contracts, one provision that must be considered for inclusion is the way disputes are resolved.
Sean M. Cleary
The Purpose of Mediation in a Personal Injury Case
Timothy E. Weiler
Sweeping changes to the way Illinois courts will calculate child support are set to take effect July 1, 2017.
Campbell D. Barrett and Judge Lynda B. Munro
Every trial has the potential for an appeal. The likelihood of an appeal is enhanced when the judge has picked a clear winner and loser after a family bench trial.
A question and answer session with Florian Schneider, the managing partner of "Law Firm of the Year," Dentons Russia.
Attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers can now position themselves as reliable industry resources.
Kathleen Ann Hogan
Locke Lord is expanding its London office; Bodman attorney elected to The Federalist Society; Comings and goings at Schiff Hardin.
The Burden of Substantiation and Proof in Continental European Civil Procedure and the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration
Dr. Wolfgang Kühn and Katharina Walter
Civil procedures in Germany are governed by the principles of factual substantiation and burden of proof.
Leonce A. Richard III
Drafting a premarital agreement should instead focus on a collaborative effort of two people coming together to create a “life plan” with regard to forming a lifetime partnership.
Stephen Cullen and Kelly Powers
There are three ways to get divorced—two of them should be avoided if possible—accepting, of course, that there are some spouses who insist on litigation and a trial.
"Very often, people deem criminal law is tougher than criminal business law. I don’t agree; I believe that practicing criminal business law implies facing specific difficulties, in particular, the high technicity of cases."
Thomas J. Nichols
So you're thinking of going into business with somebody else? Maybe a friend or a family member. Or perhaps somebody who already is a business acquaintance. There are a couple things that you might want to consider as you think about going into a venture with a partner.
Baltimore’s Rosie the Lawyer initiative offers high school girls an insider’s look at the law.
Anna Babych discusses AEQUO's 2019 Ukranian "Law Firm of the Year" award in Mergers & Acquisitions Law with Best Lawyers.
Anthony J. Enea
A health care agent can make medical decisions for you and see that your end of life wishes are respected.
Anastasia M. McCarthy
The new Child Victims Act is expected to have a profound and long-lasting impact on public school systems.
JP Bogden and Kurt Sarno of 2019 Canadian "Law Firm of the Year" award-winner Blakes discuss trends in the private equity sector.
Benjamin Caddaye, Law Clerk and Alicia Hill
With the changing of a contract in a franchise agreement, certain rights you thought you were entitled to might get lost in translation.
Anthony J. Enea
New Years resolutions don't always work, but these four reasonable suggestions will serve you well for many more years to come.
Igor Svechkar of Asters talks with Best lawyers about his firm's 2019 Antitrust "Law Firm of the Year" award for Ukraine.