Private client group partners Rob Shapiro and Cameron Casey were interviewed by Anne McClintock, executive director of Harvard's University Planned Giving office, in a Q&A titled "Experts Reflect on Personal Aspects of Philanthropic and Estate Planning."
A discussion on what is the best way to get the other parent to contribute for your child's college, whether there is an agreement that says he should or the agreement says that the issue shall abide the event.
Religion is always a delicate subject, whether being discussed between family or friends, in politics or at the dinner table, and the like.
You may be anticipating a friendly divorce, but unfortunately things don't always go as planned and you need to be prepared for the worst.
Sandra Fava, a Partner in our Roseland office, recently authored an interesting post on grandparent visitation in New Jersey.
Alternative dispute resolution may take many forms.
This article highlights five modern-day planning considerations buried within the battle for the entail on Downton Abbey. A warning: This article contains spoilers!
A glance at the Pennsylvania Support Code reveals the various enforcement mechanisms at the disposal of county Domestic Relations Offices. Rule 1910.20 offers remedies such as liens on real estate, reporting the delinquency to credit reporting agencies, and the initiation of a contempt action.
Over time, many myths have developed in the ever changing world of New Jersey Family Law.
Earlier this month Delaware became the eleventh state to legalize same sex marriage when they passed Marriage Equity Act in the state Senate.
An interesting part of the practice of family law are the rare issues; the one that may not walk through the door every day.
One of the lesser joys of the domestic practice is presiding over fights over personal property. My professional low point came twenty years ago while with another firm.
If there is cohabitation by an ex-spouse who receives alimony, the ex-spouse is at risk not only to a potential decrease in alimony but also at risk for a total termination of alimony.
Last month the Pennsylvania Supreme Court put an end to what was a five year experiment with court appointed ombudsmen tasked to decide minor custody disputes.
The Delaware State Senate has recently passed House Bill 75, otherwise known as the Marriage Equality Act, by a vote of 12 in favor and 9 opposed.
In this most recent U.S. Supreme Court term, the Court has heard two cases involving the domestic relations of a state.
A discussion which lays out the options to consider when deciding on how to transfer your property or plan for your future needs.
It is important that you have updated financial powers of attorney and New Hampshire Advance Directives, clearly nominating your spouse (or another) as the primary person to make decisions in the event of incapacity.
Earlier this year, we blogged about of our colleague, Aaron Weems' post on our firm's Pennsylvania Family Law Blog, which advised that any recommendations by a parent coordinator would be given a de novo review by a court.
Divorce requires the consent of both spouses: FALSE