• Service by Social Networking: Can You Be Served Through Facebook?

      The next time you check into Facebook, you may get more than a “Like” from one of your friends, you could be served with legal papers. Recently, a New York judge authorized service of legal papers through Facebook in a family law case. Generally, the summons must be personally served in a New York matrimonial in order to provide the party being served with actual notice of the action.

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    • Financial Tips for Divorcing Couples

      Financial Tips for Divorcing Couples Divorce is a hugely significant moment in a person’s life. It quite literally sets the stage for the entire second part of an individual’s life. Families split or form lines, property is divided, houses are moved out of, and finances are cut in half. That is the theme of the post today: Finances.

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  • Richard Gere Plans for Expensive Divorce

    … Richard Gere's soon-to-be ex-wife Carey Lowell might ask to receive more than $100 million in the Hollywood couple's divorce proceedings. Reportedly, Gere earned $82 million dollars in income last year alone and is worth approximately $250 million in total. Lowell filed for divorce from the "Pretty Woman" star last June. Couple Rumored…

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  • Who Is Right and Who Is Wrong?

    … and they need a good conflict resolution system. Marriage counselors can help, but they cost money, and frequently tell you that you are both right (in alternative universes?), which may be true, but is not very satisfying. Divorce is the ultimate conflict resolution system, but it has some serious drawbacks. It’s expensive and time-consuming…

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  • The Latest Family Law ADR Trend: Moderated Settlement Conferences

    … Moderated settlement conferences have become a bit of a trend in Minnesota, creating an easier, and more affordable way to resolve a divorce. Many family court judges are encouraging litigants to engage in this form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). A moderated settlement conference usually occurs after the “pretrial” hearing…

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  • State Laws Vary on the Division of Marital Property in Divorce

    … that you contact an experienced family law attorney from the local San Diego area, who will be fully familiar with the laws affecting your case. State laws certainly vary with respect to the division of property. A recent, widely publicized case from Oklahoma underscores that state's unique laws pertaining to the division of wealth accumulated during…

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  • Premarital Agreement Disregarded in Divorce Case

    … International marriages, when a divorce follows, can turn into messy divorces with surprising outcomes. Consider this case. After marrying in the Ukraine in 2004, Richard Villar and Olga moved to Alaska with the woman's daughter, Linda. As Olga's immigration sponsor, Richard filed an I-864 affidavit agreeing to support his new wife…

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  • Instruction Manual for San Diego Courthouses

    … on the zip code of you or your spouse. Some of the courthouses (Vista, South Bay, and East County) have their own parking lots where litigants can park for free. However, these lots may fill up fast so you will want to allow extra time to find parking before your hearing. The three courthouses downtown do not have connecting parking lots and do…

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  • Should Shared Parenting Be the Modern Norm?

    …. As the National Parents Organization study indicates, shared child custody is not yet the legal norm. Therefore, parents engaged in a child custody battle will want to retain the best family law counsel available to represent them during their court proceedings. …

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  • The Role of a Forensic Accountant in Divorce Cases

    … Each divorce case is different, and therefore each case may require different tools and resources to achieve specific goals. However, you may not even be aware of certain resources that may significantly improve your chances of receiving the rulings that you deserve regarding many different issues, such as child support, spousal support…

    Alan Burton/ Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog- 2 readers -
  • Podcast: Comparing Collaborative Divorce and Mediation

    I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Garin Vick in Tampa, Florida, where we recorded an interview for his podcast show, Divorce without Destruction. We discussed the similarities and differences between collaborative divorce and mediation. We talked about how both are forms of private dispute resolution that are better than duking it out in court.

    Adam B. Cordover/ ABC Family Law Blog- 2 readers -
  • When Even a Billion Dollars Is Not Enough

    ….html?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000038 Tags: Divorce, Harold Hamm, property division, Sue Ann Ham Subscribe Related posts: Multi-Billion Dollar DivorceBillion Dollar DivorceAll Divorce Dollars Are Not EqualAlimony StatisticsMost Expensive Divorce Ever This entry was posted on Friday, November 14th, 2014 at 4:44 pm and is filed under Divorce, Finances, Property. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. …

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