When they aren’t killing each other in courtrooms, people who practice family law can be an affable and interesting crowd. Lawyers in this business clash all the time so itContinue Reading The Chair that George Washington Sat On. How Personal Property Gums Up Your Divorce.
The demographics of family life have changed a lot in recent decades. Young people are marrying less and later in life when they do. The number of young people interested…Continue Reading Can Divorce & Retirement Be Compatible?
First, foremost, the case decided on October 12, 2022 is non-precedential, leaving the bench and bar to debate whether it matters.* But, the decision in Nally v. Nally, 163…Continue Reading EQUITY OVERCOMES THE LAW IN A LAND TITLE CASE
Contrary to the prevailing belief in 1980 when Pennsylvania became a no-fault state, liberalization of the divorce laws did not prompt an avalanche of divorce. After many years focusing my…Continue Reading UNHAPPY AT HOME? Think About What You Own
Those of us from large firms sometimes read opinions where solo practitioners take a shot at an issue and force us to take notice. The facts in this Bucks County…Continue Reading PA. Supreme Court Affirms that “Contractual Expectancies” Are Gifts & Non Marital Property
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 April 30, 2019, the Superior Court published a panel decision related to a retirement benefit divided in divorce. This wasn’t just any pension, but one established for a Pennsylvania…
Continue Reading PENSION JUSTICE DONE; BUT ALONG A ROCKY ROAD
As part of National Public Radio’s morning edition report for April 29, 2019, business correspondent Yuki Noguchi reported on a phenomenon we have witnessed, financial infidelity. Ours is an age…
Continue Reading FINANCIAL INFIDELITY: Don’t Let Your Spouse Make You A Victim.
At the risk of appearing obsessed, I write a second time about the separation of Jeff and Makenzie Bezos. This time my subject is again borrowed from the Wall Street …
Continue Reading SEPARATION & SOCIAL MEDIA: MANAGING THE ANNOUNCEMENT
As this is written, the House and Senate this week are scheduled to vote upon a conference report of both houses of Congress which will “reform” tax law in a…
Continue Reading ALIMONY ABOUT TO EXPERIENCE AN UNTIMELY DEATH