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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.
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis
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Fox Rothschild LLP
The most typical fact pattern for a will contest involves a wealthy older man’s second or third marriage to a younger wife.
Proskauer Rose LLP
If the Court were to rule that states cannot prohibit same-sex marriage, there could be significant implications for some employee benefit plan sponsors.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Following its landmark 2013 decision striking down part of the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional, the Supreme Court earlier today decided to take on what will likely be the definitive ruling on the issue of same-sex marriage.
Fox Rothschild LLP
At its core, mediation is designed to be a process by which parties reach an amicable agreement through compromise.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Earlier today, Robert Epstein posted an interesting piece entitled The Psychology of Mediation. Whether people like it or not, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is here to stay as the new norm. Court backlogs are long and trial dates are scarce, even when you want them.
Fox Rothschild LLP
For those unfamiliar with her name, Lelah is the 17 year old child who committed suicide recently when her parents refused to accept the fact that she is transgender.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Sole custody is kind of like Big Foot or the Loch Ness Monster – everyone has heard of it but few have actually seen it.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The Family Court has updated the Delaware Child Support Formula and related Rules.
Fox Rothschild LLP
We have recently been working with a client married to a "sophisticated investor."
Fox Rothschild LLP
You know you are intrigued by the title of the blog, but what does it really mean?
Fox Rothschild LLP
Since Governor Christie signed into law the New Jersey alimony reform bill in September 2014, many divorced or divorcing spouses have asked what it means for the duration of the alimony payment specific to his or her case.
Fox Rothschild LLP
When meeting with a new client whose spouse has cheated on them, the anger, sadness, sense of loss and betrayal is often palpable.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Eric Solotoff’s blog post, "Have Litigant’s Lost Confidence in the System?" from the firm’s New Jersey Family Legal Blog, was mentioned as one of the top postings for December 22, 2014
Fox Rothschild LLP
The process of equitable distribution is multi-stage, often involving one or more conferences with a "master" specifically assigned to the case and who is an expert in equitable distribution.
The McLane Law Firm
One of my co-workers recently told me that instead of naming his children as remainder beneficiaries of his IRA, he named his Revocable Trust.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Last week, I posted my annual piece on the New Year’s resolution divorce, which is always one of our most popular posts.
Fox Rothschild LLP
As 2015 begins many start the year with resolutions, promises to themselves, of things they want to accomplish in the next 12 months.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Discussing "how to survive the holidays" during the holidays is a pretty standard article for people to write.
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Fox Rothschild LLP
Sometimes I feel like a doctor. A patient comes in, describes symptoms to me, and I prescribe a course of treatment.
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.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
A discussion on the topic of transferring a family business to the next generation.
McGuireWoods LLP
On January 27, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service published Revenue Procedure 2014-18.
Blank Rome LLP
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.
BakerHostetler
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."
BakerHostetler
Estate planning professionals commonly encounter married couples with mixed nationalities.
Fox Rothschild LLP
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.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Since Governor Christie signed into law the New Jersey alimony reform bill in September 2014, many divorced or divorcing spouses have asked what it means for the duration of the alimony payment specific to his or her case.
McGuireWoods LLP
In an ever eagerly anticipated annual tradition, Ronald Aucutt, a McGuireWoods partner and co-chair of the firm’s private wealth services group, has identified the following as the top ten estate planning and estate tax developments of 2014.
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