Dear Clients and Friends, How hard would it be for you, as a divorced parent, to relocate with your children? In some states, a parent with custody must give the other parent (whether that parent has shared custody or not) written notice of his or her plans. If the other … [Read more...] about Relocating with kids after divorce
Dear Clients and Friends, As is well known the U.S. Supreme Court has legalized same-sex marriage throughout the country and a lot of gay couples who have lived together for many years have, or are getting married. And while every engaged couple should at least give some … [Read more...] about Same-sex couples should consider prenups
Dear clients and Friends, As we all know, life often doesn’t go as planned. Nothing illustrates this more than divorce. Bankruptcy is similar. You made financial plans, but for whatever reason your debts got out of control and you realized you might need a court to protect you … [Read more...] about Divorce and bankruptcy: which should I file first?
Dear Clients and Friends, If there’s one thing family courts hate, it’s a spouse who plays dirty by trying to hide assets in the hopes of avoiding having to split them as part of the marital estate. Doing so can bring stiff consequences, such as having to cede a bigger … [Read more...] about Transfer assets to trusts with extreme caution (if at all)
Dear Clients and Friends, “Do-it-yourself” divorce apps and programs for preparing and processing forms have become more popular. While DIY divorce may turn out fine in some cases, it’s full of risk. If your divorce is simple (because it doesn’t involve kids, neither side … [Read more...] about “Do-it-yourself” divorce apps – pros and cons
The life challenge of a bankruptcy or a divorce will, each on their own, generate an all too memorable life experience for most anyone. Add to this having these events occur together (an all too common phenomenon) and the need for maximum damage-control skyrockets. The good … [Read more...] about Divorce and Bankruptcy