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Millennials Are Embracing Prenuptial Agreements

Millennials Are Embracing Prenuptial Agreements

Prenuptial AgreementIn decades past, many couples resisted the idea of prenuptial agreements because they felt that they were planning for marital failure. However, prenups are becoming increasingly popular. People marrying later in life who have accumulated valuable assets like a home, business and a healthy amount of savings have a lot to lose if they don’t [...]

The Children’s Passport Issuance Alert Program

The Children’s Passport Issuance Alert Program

Many divorced parents in the U.S. have family and/or business ties overseas or even dual citizenship. Unfortunately, parents have been known to take their children abroad or fail to return them to the U.S. without the consent of the other parent.

Interstate Child Custody Issues

Interstate Child Custody Issues

Many divorced parents end up living in two different states. They may be thousands of miles or just a short drive away from each other. However, there may still be an issue of which state’s courts can make decisions involving child custody.

Consider a Postnup Even if Your Marriage Is Strong

Consider a Postnup Even if Your Marriage Is Strong

Although many family law attorneys recommend that all couples get a prenuptial agreement before tying the knot, many couples don’t. They may be just starting out, with relatively few assets, or they may not like the idea of planning for divorce before …

Protecting Your Electronic Data During a Divorce

Protecting Your Electronic Data During a Divorce

Snooping During DivorceDuring a divorce, too many couples focus on the division of their assets and property, while giving little attention to their joint electronic data. As we’ve seen recently, in the case of Hillary Clinton’s aide Huma Abedin and her estranged husband, former congressman Anthony Weiner, a spouse’s activity on your computer or one you both [...]

Why Divorcing Parents Need to Plan for College Expenses

Why Divorcing Parents Need to Plan for College Expenses

We recently addressed the issues that divorced parents face when they have a child who is gifted in some area, such as sports or the arts, and requires additional money for training and competition to pursue their passion.

FBI Drops Child Abuse Investigation Against Brad Pitt

FBI Drops Child Abuse Investigation Against Brad Pitt

Summary: The FBI has cleared Brad Pitt of child abuse charges.  This Thanksgiving, Brad Pitt reportedly will not be able to gobble turkey with his six kids, but there was some good news for the movie star who is currently embroiled in a divorce battle with Angelina Jolie. On Tuesday, the FBI said that they had […]

Dividing Up Artwork, Art Revenues in Divorce

Dividing Up Artwork, Art Revenues in Divorce

One of the high-value marital assets that many couples battle over is artwork. However, what if one or both of the spouses are the artists? Under the law, artwork created during a marriage, as well as future licensing revenues and copyrights, are consi…

How a “No Nupt” Can Protect Unmarried Couples

How a “No Nupt” Can Protect Unmarried Couples

Prenuptial AgreementA growing number of couples are choosing to live together without getting married. It’s been estimated that about half of all millennials merge their finances with someone else at some point without being married.While many people feel that cohabitating is preferable to being tied together by a marriage contract, it can leave them financially vulnerable [...]

Why Keeping Assets Separate in Marriage is Smart

Why Keeping Assets Separate in Marriage is Smart

Much time, money and energy is focused in many divorces on sorting out individual from marital assets. A solid prenuptial agreement can help delineate who gets what if the marriage ends. However, many couples would benefit by keeping at least some of t…

Supporting a Gifted Child as a Divorced Parent

Supporting a Gifted Child as a Divorced Parent

Virtually all parents are supportive of children who have a special talent, whether it involves sports, the arts, technology or other areas outside the usual academic pursuits. Having a truly gifted child with the potential to take his or her talents f…

Brangelina Come to Agreement on Child Custody

Brangelina Come to Agreement on Child Custody

Summary: An agreement between Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt regarding their children has been made while the couple continues forward in their divorce. As divorce proceedings continue, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have come to agreement on their own regarding the future custody of their six children. The actors will share legal custody but the […]

Divorce Can Uncover Hidden Assets, Unreported Income

Divorce Can Uncover Hidden Assets, Unreported Income

Snooping During DivorceDivorce can be quite complicated, especially in high asset divorces. While it’s illegal for a spouse to hide assets or income from the other spouse, some people are determined to try it. When an allegation is made that one spouse is hiding assets, it’s often because the other spouse hasn’t dealt with the family finances.

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