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.
Patience—and the law—prevails when an uncooperative partner avoids divorce proceedings.
Laura Wheatman Hill
Prenups aren’t always bulletproof, but there’s hope if you end up exposed in a divorce.
Brad M. LaMorgese
Divorce isn't easy, but for high-net-worth couples, it can be even more complex.
Angelica Rolong Cormier
More and more couples nowadays are cohabitating before marriage. But how does reimbursement claims work if a divorce happens?
Here’s how to ensure your children are respected during a custody battle.
Susan A. Hansen and Lindsey A. Kujawa
Marriage is changing—and so is divorce. Family lawyers must be there for richer and for poorer, in sickness and in health.
In a community property state like California, credit card debt may be shared between partners.
Susan A. Hansen
Kitchen-table contracts and divorce litigation can both hurt families. Mediation offers a middle ground.
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.
Spouses who get divorced will have to adjust how they file their taxes, what income and liabilities they must report for tax purposes, and even how they approach discussions about alimony and spousal support.
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.
Miles & Stockbridge
Tips on minimizing holiday stress for divorced families.
Weiler & Lengle
PA 100-0422 now requires a divorce judge to award one party or the other possession of and responsibility for the family pet or pets based upon a careful consideration of the animal’s “well-being.”
Kathleen Ann Hogan
Stann W. Givens
If you are currently going through a high net worth divorce, you need to take care to not let your emotions get the best of you and push you to make a potentially terrible decision that seriously affects your future.
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.
Leonce A. Richard III
The result is one of the most emotional and traumatic issues in family law: child custody.
Robert A. Royal
So many things can lead business owners to divorce, but there are persistent commonalities.
When courts make determinations about child custody they will make the decision based on what they believe is in the best interest of the child.
When business partners head to splitsville.
Esther R. Donald
In 1967, the Beatles asked: “Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I’m Sixty Four?” Today, Sir Paul, the answer increasingly is “No.”
P. Lindley Bain
During your divorce, you will be faced with various tax issues and it is important that you explore those issues with an appropriate professional before you start to negotiate your final divorce settlement.
Robert D. Boyd and K. Jeanette Holmes
From one smartphone, an image can be made available to millions of people in an instant.
Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers
Consider these important things before you take the next step.