We write this one day after former Secretary of Education made a speech advocating abolition of the U.S. Department of Education; a department she headed for 47 months during theContinue Reading THE HOMESCHOOL WARS: A Battlefield Report
In recent years there has been an evolving literature devoted to income and wealth disparities between the “top tier” of Americans and what is often termed “the rest of us.”…Continue Reading Are You Living in the “Shadow” of Wealth?
On Friday morning (6/24/22) the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling related to the legality of a Mississippi law seeking to regulate abortion in that state in a manner inconsistent…Continue Reading The Dobbs Case May Have Pennsylvania Implications, Too.
Narkis Golan, a US citizen married Isacco Saada, an Italian citizen while both were in Italy in August, 2015. While there they had a child 2016. Two years later, under…Continue Reading US Supreme Court Limits Scope of Hague Case Inquiries
People often ask divorce lawyers how they do it. My stock answer is that it’s like any other financial transaction, except that the transaction is wrapped in layers and layers…Continue Reading FEAR, MONEY & MARKETS: As if Covid Isn’t Enough
Extreme times produce irrational responses. A day ago, an unhappy orthopedic patient in Oklahoma decided it was time to kill his surgeon. He took three other lives as well as…Continue Reading RESPONDING TO THE DIVORCE WHERE ONE SPOUSE IS READY TO “BURN DOWN THE (FINANCIAL) HOUSE.”
In the past several months we have written a couple of times about the world of anonymous parentage and the conflict it has unintentionally ignited. In October we published “23…Continue Reading A MUST-READ ARTICLE FOR ARTIFICIALLY CONCEIVED KIDS & THEIR GENETIC PARENTS
It’s not actually Aunt Fannie but her Chief Economist Doug Duncan who has concluded today that the party ended in March as interest rates spiked 200 basis points since January…
Continue Reading Don’t Forget, it’s the Economy Stupid! Aunt Fannie Mae Says the Housing Boom Seems Over
This morning (5/17) presented an article by Michael Waters in the on-line edition of The Atlantic noting that only about half of Americans die with a will (i.e., testamentary…
Continue Reading DIVORCE: THE NEW ESTATE PLANNING TOOL?
This is an odd topic for a family law blog until I started to think about. Today’s on line Marketwatch website featured an article by Chris Farrell about whether retirees…
Continue Reading SHOULD YOU CONVERT YOUR IRA/401K TO AN ANNUITY?