It is getting to the point that almost every week a tragic attack concerning a child custody or divorce dispute appears in the news. A spouse disputing property and finances falls victim to an assault by the other party. Children are abducted and have been killed by a parent seeking revenge on the other parent.
If death and taxes are the only two certainties in life, then perhaps our second-greatest fear is being audited by the IRS. Most of us pay our taxes the way we’re expected to precisely because we’re afraid of getting audited; and yet many of us end up getting audited anyway. There are a number of ways to prevent… Read More »
Unless you were on a remote island for the last two years, you’ve suffered daily inundations of bad news about the state of the economy. California’ s overall unemployment remains over 10% and housing values crushed by the weakened real estate market continues its downward slide. In these hard economic times it can sometimes make good sense to… Read More »
When it comes to the Internet, many people have two words for the government: butt out. In hindsight, it’s easy to see how the government can be uncertain as to how to regulate the Web. The technology seemed to spring up overnight, and these quick changes to our daily lifestyle immediately brought up new questions. Is the Internet… Read More »
Ever since the film “Erin Brockovich” was released in 2000, a lot of people across the country have dreams of taking down an unethical company. Other people simply have dreams of collecting the kind of awards only big corporations are capable of doling out. But if you want to sue a large company or corporation, it has to… Read More »
Finance ministers and Central Bank governors of European Union Member States debated during the last informal Economic and Financial ECOFIN Council of September 17, the current condition of the economy and the situation in sovereign bond markets. The debate on the European Union’s financial stability was also attended by representatives of European financial oversight authorities. The working session… Read More »
If we’re being honest, we know it’s hard to think about legal issues when you’ve just been fired. In fact, handling the legal side of things might be the furthest thing from your mind – instead, you want to focus on how you can continue to pay your rent, pay for your food, and provide for your family.… Read More »
When most people enter divorce proceedings, they often make one crucial mistake: they assume that they know better than their divorce attorney. I’m the one who’s living this situation, they rationalize. My divorce attorney might have experience but that doesn’t mean they know what I’m going through.
In life, there are no guarantees. You might find yourself in a car accident at age 70 even if you’ve never even had a fender bender before. You might struggle with a marriage after 30 blissful years. Legal entanglements, too, can sneak up on you.
In all the years I’ve served my family law clients, rarely have I heard a client voice pleasure over the end of a marriage. Even clients getting out of abusive relationships confided to me that no matter how relieved they were to get away from the harmful, or even downright dangerous marriage, they felt real loss over the… Read More »