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.
Attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers can now position themselves as reliable industry resources.
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.
Timothy E. Weiler
Sweeping changes to the way Illinois courts will calculate child support are set to take effect July 1, 2017.
Kathleen Ann Hogan
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.
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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.
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.
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Baltimore’s Rosie the Lawyer initiative offers high school girls an insider’s look at the law.
Robert B. Legault discusses his firm's 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Advertising Law in Canada with Best Lawyers CEO Phillip Greer.
Miguel de Almada and Frederico Bettencourt Ferreira from the Portuguese firm discuss their 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Litigation and Arbitration.
Patricia Brown Holmes
What effect is California’s new law mandating more women in corporate boardrooms likely to have?
For many women, a government job is an ideal—albeit necessary—springboard to a law-firm partnership.
A leading attorney with the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" winner for Insolvency and Reorganization Law in Portugal speaks to Best Lawyers CEO Phillip Greer.
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.
Lizzie Fletcher was a star lawyer in Houston before defeating a nine-term incumbent to win a seat in Congress last November. What the much-lauded work she did in her first career teach her about how to succeed in this new one?
Robert M. Marino
While they sound similar, misdiagnosis and missed diagnosis mean very different things in a medical malpractice case.
2019 "Women in the Law" by the numbers.
Michell Nader discusses his firm's 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Capital Markets Law in Mexico.
Jaye L. Rancourt
Without media attention, would the decisions have been the same?
In recent years, there’s been a significant increase in product liability lawsuits filed in California.
In a community property state like California, credit card debt may be shared between partners.
Patricia Brown Holmes had a celebrated career long before she began defending Jussie Smollett.
Robert M. Steeg
In Dufrene vs. Murphy Appraisal Services, LLC, contract rights and real estate law pose an interesting problem.