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Marital Property after Spouses Separate, part 2

26 July, 2010 by Lawrence in Divorce, Property Division
Suppose the wife of a wealthy lawyer files for divorce in January, and the couple spends several months negotiating a settlement. Eight months later, they still haven't got the divorce settled, and the lawyer gets awarded a big fee in a case he's been working on for several years. When I say ... read more...

Marital Property After Spouses Separate

25 March, 2010 by Lawrence in Divorce, Property Division
Is the stuff we purchase after the separation marital property or separate property? read more...

Lessons Learned as John and Kate Fight to be the Bigger Scumbag

19 October, 2009 by Lawrence in Divorce, Property Division
I don't know what's wrong with these two, but I bet it's hard to spell. I can't help but notice that neither of them talk about the kids unless they're either trying to build sympathy for their case or using them as a weapon against the other, as evidenced by the legal battle over "John & ... read more...

Property Division During Divorce

30 September, 2009 by Lawrence in Divorce, Property Division
My clients are often very concerned about the property division in a divorce. Everybody has heard stories about someone getting "cleaned out" and being left with nothing while their spouse lives in the lap of luxury. Does this really happen? Is it fair? What can you do to stop it? read more...