Mondaq USA: Family and Matrimonial
Fox Rothschild LLP
Brian J. Cooke was featured on West Palm Beach TV, "Tips for Filing Alimony in Florida."
Fox Rothschild LLP
This is not a major news story for most Americans, but if you participate in a defined benefit retirement plan, one where you are due to receive regular payments of a fixed amount monthly when you reach retirement; pay heed: Bad things are happening.
Fox Rothschild LLP
In addition to stress and host of other emotions, a divorce will likely raise a number of financial concerns. Lawyers and financial planners can partner to help clients through the court process.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Brian J. Cooke was featured on West Palm Beach TV, "Should I Get a Prenuptial or Postnuptial Agreement?"
Fox Rothschild LLP
In addition to stress and host of other emotions, a divorce will likely raise a number of financial concerns.
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
The article in last month's issue discussed when it might be safe to assume that a person has died, including some of the options available to raise the level of certainty of that assumption.
Fox Rothschild LLP
House Bill 294, which was introduced on March 23rd, proposes a new method of collecting child support arrears.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Prior posts have examined how Delaware law defines and divides marital property. Presently, marital property is generally defined as "all property acquired by either party subsequent to the marriage."
Fox Rothschild LLP
For those of you who practice in this area or are "regulars" in the child support system, you know that every four years, the statewide child support guidelines are due for an update.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
You may have an "AB Trust" or "ABC Trust," or a Family Trust that creates a Decedent's Trust (also referred to as a "Bypass Trust") and a Survivor's Trust on the death of the first of you or your spouse.
Fox Rothschild LLP
A recent unpublished decision, Strunck v. Figueroa, serves as a not-so-gentle reminder that sometimes an enforcement application can be "too little, too late," and that it is imperative to be proactive to protect your rights under a divorce decree or agreement, especially when your adversary acts in bad faith.
Fox Rothschild LLP
To some readers, the title of this blog may seem yesterday's news. Drilled into our collective heads since Simeone v. Simeone was decided in 1990 is the mantra that "For any prenuptial to be valid there must be a fair disclosure."
Fox Rothschild LLP
The impact of cohabitation on alimony is often one of the most difficult clauses to negotiate in a marital settlement agreement.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
On April 1, 2016, the New York State estate tax exclusion amount increased to $4,187,500, further narrowing the gap between the NYS estate tax exclusion amount and the Federal estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax exemption amounts.
Fox Rothschild LLP
In the case of Grant v. Grant, Del. Supr., No. 283, 2015 (Apr. 25, 2016), Justin Grant sought to challenge the Family Court order requiring him to pay $254.21 per month in alimony to Darlene Grant.
Goulston & Storrs
On March 25, the First Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling in a breach of fiduciary duty case that turns, in part, on an analysis of the Supreme Judicial Court's 2014 decision on damages...
Fox Rothschild LLP
For some time now, the General Assembly has been working towards amendment of the Divorce Code to reduce the waiting period for an unconsented no-fault divorce from two years to one.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The recent Appellate Division case of Sirigotis v. Sirigotis, although unpublished (non- precedential), provides a great reminder of how important it is to know the "rules of engagement".
Fox Rothschild LLP
The Discovery Rules account for all manner of need for obtaining evidence
Fox Rothschild LLP
In an effort to bring greater certainty to when a parent's child-support obligation will end, on January 19, 2016, Gov. Chris Christie signed into law a new statute that continues our state's recent trend of enacting family-law legislation with terms more favorable to the payor than that which existed before.
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Dickinson Wright PLLC
You may have an "AB Trust" or "ABC Trust," or a Family Trust that creates a Decedent's Trust (also referred to as a "Bypass Trust") and a Survivor's Trust on the death of the first of you or your spouse.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The impact of cohabitation on alimony is often one of the most difficult clauses to negotiate in a marital settlement agreement.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
On April 1, 2016, the New York State estate tax exclusion amount increased to $4,187,500, further narrowing the gap between the NYS estate tax exclusion amount and the Federal estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax exemption amounts.
Thompson Coburn LLP
On March 22, 2016, an evenly divided U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals' decision in Hawkins v. Community Bank of Raymore.
Fox Rothschild LLP
To some readers, the title of this blog may seem yesterday's news. Drilled into our collective heads since Simeone v. Simeone was decided in 1990 is the mantra that "For any prenuptial to be valid there must be a fair disclosure."
Fox Rothschild LLP
A recent unpublished decision, Strunck v. Figueroa, serves as a not-so-gentle reminder that sometimes an enforcement application can be "too little, too late," and that it is imperative to be proactive to protect your rights under a divorce decree or agreement, especially when your adversary acts in bad faith.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The recent Appellate Division case of Sirigotis v. Sirigotis, although unpublished (non- precedential), provides a great reminder of how important it is to know the "rules of engagement".
Fox Rothschild LLP
For some time now, the General Assembly has been working towards amendment of the Divorce Code to reduce the waiting period for an unconsented no-fault divorce from two years to one.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
About 10 years ago, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren began working with a family that had operational control of a multigenerational family business in Southeastern Wisconsin.
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