Mondaq USA: Family and Matrimonial
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
Today marks the anniversary, in 1536, of the execution of Anne Boleyn on spurious charges of adultery and therefore treason.
Fox Rothschild LLP
On April 29, the United States Supreme Court heard arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Recently the Superior Court considered a case in which a party died during the pendency of a support action.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
Broadly speaking, I have observed Upper Class families use three types of inheritance strategies: deferral, ad hoc gifts, and income streams.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Many families are built or extended through adoption. Most people are familiar with the purpose and nature of adoption – the creation of a permanent parent/child relationship between a child and the adopting parent(s).
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
On this day in 1536, Anne Boleyn, as well as her brother George, was tried on allegations of adultery and incest. The conclusion of the "trial" was a foregone conclusion.
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
As we wrote about in January and last November, both the law and technology companies are in the midst of trying to figure out how state laws governing inheritance and access to assets should be changed...
Withers LLP
On 16 April the House of Representatives voted to repeal estate tax, currently 40% with a $5.5 million exemption for individuals and an $11 million exemption for couples.
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
As we wrote about in January [1] and last November [2], both the law and technology companies are in the midst of trying to figure out how state laws governing inheritance and access to assets should be changed, if at all, to govern this new electronic world, particularly when people die and wish to allow their executors, trustees, and other fiduciaries to act with regard to "digital" assets.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
Although class is discussed frequently and openly in Britain, it makes many of us on this side of the Pond uncomfortable. Even so, class in America has been covered humorously by Paul Fussell, and with great color and insight by the New York Times.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
Hello to everyone reading Stites on Estates. I recently joined Stites & Harbison as an estate planning attorney practicing in both Tennessee and Georgia.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The May § 7520 rate for use with estate planning techniques such as CRTs, CLTs, QPRTs and GRATs is 1.8%, which is a slight decrease from April's rate of 2.0% and remains the same as March's rate of 1.8%.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The need to take a "hardship distribution" is not uncommon for many people involved in a divorce.
Fox Rothschild LLP
What happens to gifts that were received during our marriage" is a question that is often asked early on in a divorce case.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
A U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, recently engaged in an ontological thought experiment reminiscent of the "many-worlds" interpretation of quantum mechanics.
Fox Rothschild LLP
On September 20, 2013 a Father files a Motion (sic) to Modify a Custody Order. A hearing is scheduled that same day in Allegheny County on November 14.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The Tax Court recently issued a memorandum decision in the case of Israel and Erna Mikel providing guidance on the efficacy of Crummey withdrawal rights in a unique fact pattern.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
The expense of college for children and grandchildren is a troubling issue for almost all of my clients.
Fox Rothschild LLP
We have had a recent spate of pre-marital agreement requests from folks who adhere to Roman Catholicism as their faith.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The case of Smart v. Smart, Del. Supr. No. 433, 2014, April 6, 2015, presented several issues on appeal including a challenge to the Family Court’s determination that Ms. Smart is dependent and therefore entitled to alimony.
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Saffery Champness works in partnership with the family office, which deals with the entire affairs of the principal, to provide strategic input and administrative support.
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.
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?"
Stites & Harbison PLLC
The expense of college for children and grandchildren is a troubling issue for almost all of my clients.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The May § 7520 rate for use with estate planning techniques such as CRTs, CLTs, QPRTs and GRATs is 1.8%, which is a slight decrease from April's rate of 2.0% and remains the same as March's rate of 1.8%.
Fox Rothschild LLP
On April 29, the United States Supreme Court heard arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges.
Strasburger & Price, L.L.P.
The hotly contested debate of marriage equality is reaching a boiling point as the United States Supreme Court begins to hear opening arguments.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
Although class is discussed frequently and openly in Britain, it makes many of us on this side of the Pond uncomfortable. Even so, class in America has been covered humorously by Paul Fussell, and with great color and insight by the New York Times.
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.
Herrick, Feinstein LLP
This article addresses the importance of an estate planners familiarity with the 1976 Copyright Act and its effect on the intended disposition of the copyrights associated with the client's creative works.
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