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Divorce Confidential: Alimony -- Are You On The Hook?

Divorce Confidential: Alimony -- Are You On The Hook?

Caroline Choi  11.13.2015
Alimony. It's a hot button issue in divorce and something many individuals have a hard time dealing with after the breakup. It seems unfair,...
When Enough Is Enough

When Enough Is Enough

Fred Silberberg  10. 6.2015
Is spousal support really supposed to last forever? Does every order that states support is to be paid "until death, remarriage or further...

May You Be Imprisoned for Failing to Pay a Debt?

Brad Reid  09.16.2015
The answer to the question contained in the title, in contemporary U.S. law, depends upon the definition of the word "debt" and the situation...
Top 10 Divorce Clichés

Top 10 Divorce Clichés

Randall M. Kessler  08.18.2015
As a divorce lawyer for nearly 30 years, I have heard many things said over and over. Some ring true, some are born of anger and others...
Why I Resent the Term

Why I Resent the Term "Alimony"

Nina Boug Lichtenstein  08. 6.2015
I say let's come up with a new term for alimony that makes the recipient feel less like a charity case and more like a free agent paying...
An Open Letter to Snow White: Custody, Alimony, and Child Support for the Dwarves

An Open Letter to Snow White: Custody, Alimony, and Child Support for the Dwarves

James J. Sexton   07.30.2015
I urge you to be ready to combine your wholesome work ethic (that has doubtless been the first inspiration for what are now literally thousands...

When Sex Does Not Sell: How Faith Influences What We Buy

David Briggs  06.18.2015
Be sensitive to local markets with targeted campaigns, some scholars advise. What sells in Beverly Hills may not go over so well in Manhattan,...

Real Alimony Reform

Fred Silberberg  06. 4.2015
Those who follow me on Huffington Post and elsewhere are aware that I am an advocate for the reform of laws concerning alimony or spousal...
Divorce Confidential:  Finding the Right Divorce Attorney

Divorce Confidential: Finding the Right Divorce Attorney

Caroline Choi  06. 2.2015
When a decision is made to divorce, you are forced to become familiar with the legal world and what may seem like, a legal minefield. This...
Divorce and Fear: How to Cope

Divorce and Fear: How to Cope

Jenny Kanevsky  04.27.2015
I have been paralyzed by the fear; but I can't stay in paralysis. I have to function as an adult, be a mom, and keep my panic quiet to...

Beware the Loan Application

Fred Silberberg  04.23.2015
While most people don't expect that these applications often see the light of day, the truth is that they do. You cannot rely on the broker...

Secrets of a Successful Divorce Mediation

Alison Patton  04.21.2015
Sometimes spouses still can't hear or relate to one another's perspective, even after mediation, but as long as the mediator listens and...
Don't Tell Your Father, Don't Tell Your Mother: A Major Mistake in Co-Parenting

Don't Tell Your Father, Don't Tell Your Mother: A Major Mistake in Co-Parenting

Diane L. Danois, J.D.  03. 4.2015
Regardless of the underlying meaning, or good intentions of the speaker, the end result still places an unfair burden on a child, who is...

3 Ways to Protect Your Personal Injury Award or Settlement from Your Divorce

Diane L. Danois, J.D.  02.17.2015
What happens to your money from a personal injury award or settlement, when you divorce? The short answer is, "It depends."