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.
Three legal experts join the CEO of Best Lawyers to talk about problems that arise for family law during COVID-19.
Across the country, the decision to open schools back up or not has been on the minds of many. What should parents think about when preparing to send the children back to school or not?
Brad M. LaMorgese
Divorce isn't easy, but for high-net-worth couples, it can be even more complex.
Andrew E. Curto and Danielle E. Tricolla
Why some of the industry changes the pandemic has wrought—the advent of remote courthouse appearances chief among them—deserve to outlast the return to normal life.
Adrian L. Bastianelli III, Paulo Flores, Kevin J. O’Connor, and Robert S. Peckar
Mediation via Zoom is just one of the legal-industry oddities the pandemic has wrought. Here’s a cheat sheet for how to make it work for you—and some thoughts on whether it’s here to stay.
Christopher W. Martin
Without Congressional action, the years ahead will see a tsunami of suits filed against the insurance industry for COVID-19-related claims. Our intensive surveys shed some disturbing light on potential jurors’ attitudes and perspectives.
Robert A. Clifford and Bradley M. Cosgrove
Jury Research in High Profile Cases
With the pandemic still ongoing with no end in sight, one lawyer writes about how she stays sane working from home.
We are excited to announce the recipients of the 2021 "Law Firm of the Year" awards in Canada.
We talked to some of the 566 attorneys who have been recognized by Best Lawyers since the first edition in 1983.
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Angelica Rolong Cormier
More and more couples nowadays are cohabitating before marriage. But how does reimbursement claims work if a divorce happens?
What are the penalties for violating the Family First Coronavirus Response Act, and what are your options if your employer doesn't respect your right as an employee under the act?
Kathryn A. Graves
The practice of family law has changed substantially in recent decades. How is it different—and how does that affect the lawyers who specialize in it?
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.
Margaret E. W. Sager
Property Rights of Surviving Spouses
Australia's 2020 “Law Firm of the Year” honoree in Energy Law
You're careful with your finances; do you still need asset protection?
The president of Ackert Inc. offers his insights on business development to Best Lawyers following the 2019 Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference.
Kelly L. Frey Sr.
New technologies open up new ways for children to be exploited online. The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act offers a solution.
In a community property state like California, credit card debt may be shared between partners.
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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.
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.
When someone you love, whether a relative or close friend, dies, the last thing you want is to start figuring out the legal process.