With Court backlogs and increasing costs of litigation, many individuals are utilizing the mediation process to resolve their divorce issues.
Assigning a lawyer to a fetus isn’t a new practice—but now that it’s becoming law, it is a dangerous one.
The recent Superior Court decision In re Adoption of M.R.D. and T.M.D. offers a new challenge in the context of who can be an adoptive parent.
With the April 15th tax filing deadline quickly approaching, I am beginning to see an increase of the tax-related issues arise in my client’s cases.
Three times was too many for Miami Heat star Dwayne Wade’s ex-wife. Four years ago, an Illinois court entered a 102-page (!) judgment after a 38-day (!) trial, detailing D-Wade and his ex-wife’s custody and timesharing arrangements.
Several states refer to children who are born or adopted after the execution of a parent’s will and omitted from the provisions of the testamentary instrument as “omitted” or “pretermitted” children.
My post “Four Asset Concealment Tools” says that assets can be hidden by fraudulently transferring them to a trust. This 15th post in the “Divorce & Hidden Money” series concentrates on the evidence a divorcing spouse might try to collect if marital assets are concealed by a trust.
In a recent article, Professor Clare Huntington argues for family law reforms that address the “seismic shift” occurring in American families. Today, more and more children are born…
Prior to the fall of 2013, parents could be required by Alabama Courts to pay for post-minority support and college education expenses for children after they turned 19. That was under the ruling established in Ex Parte Bayliss.
More and more divorcing couples are electing to engage in mediation outside of the courthouse in an effort to amicably resolve issues of property division and alimony.