Mondaq USA: Family and Matrimonial
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College support is back in the news as a young woman resident in New Jersey has sued her parents to contribute to her undergraduate education at Philadelphia’s Temple University.
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November has been declared National Adoption Month!
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Leslie Spoltore, one of our partners in our Wilmington office, posted President Barack Obama’s proclamation making November National Adoption Month
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Last week, I blogged about the fact that the Supreme Court was going to be hearing argument on the Gnall v. Gnall case on November 12, 2014.
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Caitlyn's parents became estranged from their daughter when "Instead of following our rules, she decided she is going to leave her mother's house."
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A recent published decision issued on November 7 addressed the question of how a Pennsylvania Court is to act when a Court of another state refuses to relinquish jurisdiction.
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I’m sure it felt cathartic at the time. An estranged husband rolled his wife’s 1990 Camaro into the Delaware River. He was frustrated that his wife had not turned the family mini-van over to him.
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"Whereas victims rarely know how to use the law in their favor, the aggressor instinctively deploys the necessary maneuvers. Abusive behavior can be used to find fault in a divorce action. But how can one keep track of guilt by innuendo?"
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I have a few updates on what is happening in three cases that are testing the limits of the Alimony Reform Act.
Burns & Levinson LLP
We have all watched as the Market Basket family and business dispute has played out in the media – customers protesting, employees on strike and secret family meetings behind closed doors.
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I’m happy to share that today the Supreme Court denied certiorari on ALL of the gay marriage cases.
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It is not uncommon for parents of a person that is getting married to demand that their child get a prenuptial agreement to protect the family business, trusts or other assets.
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Previously, we have blogged about the Gnall v. Gnall case. In this case, the Appellate Division deemed a 15 year marriage to be "long term" and remanded the matter for consideration of permanent alimony.
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may easy enough, but preparing a budget in divorce proceedings, or when even just contemplating a separation or divorce can seem next to impossible.
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The momentum of success experienced by marriage equality advocates experienced its first set back on Tuesday, November 4th when the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals (Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, and Tennessee) ruled 2-1 that the states had the right to set their own rules for marriage and that any changes to the definition of "marriage" should come through the political process and not the courts.
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In many states domestic relations matters are heard in trial courts of general jurisdiction.
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About a month and a half ago I wrote about parental kidnappings and Pennsylvania’s statute designed to prevent such situations.
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An informative article written by Charlie Wells of the Wall Street Journal addresses the issue of remarriage and the effect it has on the financial aid packages of college students.
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Regular readers of this blog know that we were involved in the landmark palimony case, Maeker v. Ross, which was recently decided by the New Jersey Supreme Court.
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Ah, retirement. Your golden ticket. You have visions of laying out on the beach, taking mid-day naps and going fishing with your grandchildren.
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Sometimes I feel like a doctor. A patient comes in, describes symptoms to me, and I prescribe a course of treatment.
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On January 27, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service published Revenue Procedure 2014-18.
Moritt, Hock & Hamroff LLP
The 2014‐2015 New York State budget was recently passed and changes to the New York estate and gift tax law became effective April 1, 2014.
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Ah, retirement. Your golden ticket. You have visions of laying out on the beach, taking mid-day naps and going fishing with your grandchildren.
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With the recent expansion of Blank Rome’s Los Angeles office and the addition of a San Francisco office, the Private Client Group has planted its flag on the West Coast.
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A discussion on the topic of transferring a family business to the next generation.
BakerHostetler
Estate planning professionals commonly encounter married couples with mixed nationalities.
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Trustees are often granted the power to distribute trust property "in the Trustee’s discretion" for a beneficiary’s "general well-being," "best interests," "comfort," or, most commonly, "health, education, maintenance and support."
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Sometimes, litigants never want to give up the fight. An adverse ruling is rendered against them so what’s next, a motion for reconsideration that does not meet the criteria for motions for reconsideration.
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you are like most advisors, you probably have clients who scrambled to complete gifts at the end of 2012, before anyone knew what Congress would do about the gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer tax (GST) exemptions.
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