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.
Leonce A. Richard III
The result is one of the most emotional and traumatic issues in family law: child custody.
Understanding custody issues in California courts.
When police deny detainees the right to counsel, taxpayers cover costs.
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.”
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.
The objects of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (hereinafter "Convention") are to "secure the prompt return of children wrongfully removed" from their country of habitual residence, and "ensure the rights of custody and of access under the law of one contracting state are effectively respected." Convention, Article 1.
Henson & Efron
Early case management and alternative dispute resolutions seek to simplify some separations in Minnesota.
Randal J. Brotherhood
"It represents one of the most significant events in trade secret reform in years. The DTSA amends the Economic Espionage Act, which previously limited access to federal courts for trade secret theft to criminal prosecution."
Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers
Consider these important things before you take the next step.
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.
Davorin J. Odrcic
I watched Donald Trump’s speech announcing his candidacy while waiting for a client’s interview at the Milwaukee office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Stephen J. Cullen
After several years of negotiations, the treaty—the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction—came into existence.
Robert D. Boyd and K. Jeanette Holmes
From one smartphone, an image can be made available to millions of people in an instant.
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.
Kathleen Ann Hogan
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.
The rapidly developing technology is good for much more than just cryptocurrency exchange. What do lawyers need to know?
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.
Baltimore’s Rosie the Lawyer initiative offers high school girls an insider’s look at the law.
Maria Crimi Speth
If you aren't registering your copyrights with the United States Copyright Office, you're missing out on additional protections.
Kraig J. Marton
Arbitration might seem like an appealing alternative, but it could cost you time and money.
Attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers can now position themselves as reliable industry resources.
Lawyers from the Canadian firm discus their employment law practice and the changes coming to the Canadain legal market.
It’s not just a matter of experience—often you need to look deeper than what's on the resume.
Jamie Gorelick and Ari Holtzblatt
Charges of anti-right bias notwithstanding, online platforms are on solid ground when they defend their policies and procedures as neutral and protected by the First Amendment.
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.
Peter Denton, Anthony LaRocca, Sarah Nural, and Linda Stein
A broad-gauge look at the latest trends in U.S. railroad law.