Mondaq USA: Family and Matrimonial
McGuireWoods LLP
The trustee of a trust that owns an interest in a family limited liability company did not have a conflict of interest merely because he also owned an interest in the company individually.
Burns & Levinson LLP
While the borders between Massachusetts and Rhode Island appear to be incredibly permeable, this is just not the case when dealing with custody of children.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Oftentimes clients say that they are waiting until after high school or college graduation to get a divorce so that the child or children do not have to experience a divorce
Fox Rothschild LLP
The BBC has recently reported that Cristiano Ronoldo, the soccer superstar, has given his agent a Greek Island for a wedding gift.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Senate Bill 85, which is designed to improve the enforcement of child support orders, was recently signed into law.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
One of the most powerful tools in an estate planner's toolbox is the ability to take valuation discounts for purposes of gift tax or estate tax calculations.
Burns & Levinson LLP
Lots of us live on or close to the Massachusetts/Rhode Island state border. We don't even think about it as we cross back and forth.
Fox Rothschild LLP
As a matter of public policy, New Jersey Courts favor the enforcement of agreements reached between parties.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Despite my reputation to the contrary, sometimes I am a softy – especially when it comes to children. Maybe it is due to my own experiences as a child of divorce.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Scott N. Weston was featured in The Boom Box article, "Chris Brown's Child Custody Battle Explained by Family Lawyer Scott Weston."
Fox Rothschild LLP
As noted yesterday, the long awaited decision in the Gnall case was released today. Previously, we have blogged about the Gnall v. Gnall case.
Fox Rothschild LLP
It can be a touching and romantic gesture when someone gives a puppy as a gift to his or her significant other.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Last month brought us the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court that same sex marriages need to be recognized. While this is a milestone in its own right, the devil is often in the details.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The long awaited decision in the Gnall case is being released tomorrow (7/29/15). Previously, we have blogged about the Gnall v. Gnall case.
Fox Rothschild LLP
For Easton and Mercer, their romance ended with an annulment on the grounds of equitable fraud in a lengthy decision delivered by Judge Jones in Ocean County New Jersey in Easton v. Mercer.
Fox Rothschild LLP
With finger pointing, unsolvable problems, sad thoughts about the good times, and, most eloquently, "No I don't fear no more, better yet respect ain't quite sincere no more," it is as if Taylor Swift's latest hit was born for this blog.
Fox Rothschild LLP
There is a picture on my Iphone of a father holding his 5-year-old daughter. Their eyes are dancing and the smile that they share makes it obvious that they are related.
Fox Rothschild LLP
There is no question that pets can be and often are beloved members of the family.
Burns & Levinson LLP
All too often after a divorce trial, one or both parties is unhappy with the decision reached by the trial judge.
Day Pitney LLP
Have you ever been asked, "are your affairs in order?" Have you wondered what that question really means?
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Day Pitney LLP
Have you ever been asked, "are your affairs in order?" Have you wondered what that question really means?
Fox Rothschild LLP
"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?"
Day Pitney LLP
In 2009, Mr. Nicholls married Barbara Nicholls. Mr. Nicholls died on February 11, 2012, and at the time of his death, Barbara, his surviving spouse, was the named beneficiary to each of the pension plans.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
Michael Goller examines the duties owed by the practitioner and the risks faced by the client when wealth transfer issues involve valuation issues.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
For the past year and a half, mortgagees of FHA-insured Home Equity Conversion Mortgages have had to grapple with issues related to the foreclosure of homes occupied by non-mortgagors who survive their mortgagor spouses.
Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Collectors who have run out of space to store or display their art at their homes inevitably confront the question of what to do with their spare art.
Fox Rothschild LLP
After years of legislative debate, alimony reform arrived in New Jersey on Sept. 10, 2014, when Gov. Chris Christie signed into law a bill that went into immediate effect.
Fox Rothschild LLP
If your former spouse is receiving Social Security Disability benefits and is the payor of child support, it is important to know that your child is also eligible for certain benefits.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Another significant change in the law involves certain gifts made during a decedent's lifetime.
Fox Rothschild LLP
A panel decision of the Pennsylvania Superior Court on December 23, 2014 informs us that despite recent decisions refusing statute of limitation defenses in actions to enforce property settlement agreements, the defense still lives.
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