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.
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.
Susan A. Hansen
Kitchen-table contracts and divorce litigation can both hurt families. Mediation offers a middle ground.
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.
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.
What are legal rankings, and how can you get your name in the top spot?
Gordon D. McAuley
Whether one is the plaintiff seeking to remedy an aggravation or a defendant looking to patch up the slights alleged against it, litigation is a highly charged, emotional wringer.
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.
Attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers can now position themselves as reliable industry resources.
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.
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.
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.
Miles & Stockbridge
Tips on minimizing holiday stress for divorced families.
Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers
Consider these important things before you take the next step.
Krista K. McIntyre
Success in any legal space requires total commitment to your clients. Here’s a meaningful mnemonic to help you get it done.
Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm
Developing and retaining an international workforce is essential to competing in the global marketplace.
What improvements do art buyers want to see in the future when it comes to resolving art disputes?
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When business partners head to splitsville.
Sean M. Cleary
The Purpose of Mediation in a Personal Injury Case
Baltimore’s Rosie the Lawyer initiative offers high school girls an insider’s look at the law.
John F. Hill
Tips for a jury trial preparation
Robert A. Royal
So many things can lead business owners to divorce, but there are persistent commonalities.
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.”
Maureen E. Carr
Six strategies to avoid costly liability.
San Francisco nonprofit specialist Rosemary Fei on advice for young careerist women and helping make the world a better place.