4/16/2015

        A Bronx woman is facing felony charges after authorities learned that she was married up to eight different men at one time.  According to authorities, Liana Barrientos was running a marriage scam that allowed men to enter the United...

4/10/2015

     Forget about the heartwarming videos of kittens playing and Throwback Thursday pictures.  The next message you get via Facebook may truly change your life forever. 

     A family court in New York (Naidoo v. Blood-Drake) recently...

4/9/2015

     In a recent published decision, the NJ Appellate Division reversed the Board of Review’s denial of unemployment benefits to a woman (L.C.) who left her job and moved to Utah to flee her abusive ex-spouse.  L.C. v. Board of Review, Docket No...

3/26/2015

     In the matter of Estate of Milagros Beltra v. Beltra, the Appellate Division again confirmed a trial court’s ability (and duty) to report a party’s unreported income (especially in the form of cash) and assets to the...

3/23/2015

     In the matter of Fox v. Lincoln Financial, a wife tried to collect the proceeds of a life insurance policy held by her deceased husband.  The only problem was that she was not listed as the beneficiary of the policy.  The beneficiary was the...

3/19/2015

The family as we know it has been changing over the past 100+ years due to multiple factors including economic, social and even technological. The below infographic sheds some light on various factors and statistics relating to growing divorce...

2/27/2015

     In what must be a record child support demand, Mrs. Anne Dias Griffin has requested that an Illinois court award her a child support award of $1 million.  Per month. 

     Mrs. Dias Griffin is married to billionaire Kenneth Griffin. ...

2/20/2015

Rabbi Mendel Epstein’s heart may have been in the right place when he tried to help Jewish women get a divorce from their unwilling husbands.  However, the methods he allegedly used to “convince” the husbands to consent to the divorce have placed...

2/2/2015

     At some point while representing a divorced/divorcing client, I ask him/her: “When did you realize your marriage was over?”  The responses usually fall into (3) three categories:

1.  Before the...

1/22/2015

Your lawyer can counsel you before mediation.

Before you start the mediation process, your own independent lawyer can help you chose the right mediator for your case. She can tell you the relevant documents to bring to...

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