Dear Clients and Friends, The amount of child support a parent has to pay is usually determined by his or her income, but two new cases from Pennsylvania show that other sources of wealth – such as receiving an inheritance or marrying someone rich – can have an effect. In … [Read more...] about Does child support increase when one inherits or marries into wealth?
Dear Clients and Friends, Commencing a Divorce matter always involves the formalities of a court filing and handling the paper work needed prior to a final judgment being officially entered. Between complying with these formalities the parties can choose one of these … [Read more...] about Mediation in Divorce Matters
Dear Clients and Friends, We submit that at all stages of negotiating or contesting child support It behooves one to have a veteran family law attorney actively in your corner. As most any payor of child support knows: payments are legally a more onerous obligation than any … [Read more...] about Child Support – why it should have your respect
Dear Clients and Friends, If you are divorced and you’re contemplating bankruptcy you should know that certain retirement assets may not be safe from creditors if a recent decision from a federal appeals court is any indication. In that case, a husband received half the … [Read more...] about Divorce, IRA accounts and creditor protections
Dear Clients and Friends, The breakup of a relationship that was supposed to be ‘til death do us part can be emotionally devastating. Depending on the circumstances, there can be a lot of pain, anger and recrimination. If there are kids, there’s an additional level of … [Read more...] about Dealing with assets in a divorce proceeding
Dear Clients and Friends, Please read on if you or yours have an interest in knowing (or reviewing) California Divorce Law basics: 1. California is a purely "no-fault" divorce state, meaning that you can't allege that your spouse's wrongdoing was the cause of the divorce. … [Read more...] about 5 California Divorce Law Basics