4/18/2015

     All of my clients share their most personal thoughts, feelings and experiences with me.  It’s the nature of my job as a family law attorney.  I work in a field that is highly emotional, judgmental  and frankly, sometimes...

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...

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