Depending on how your estate documents are drafted, your ex-spouse or soon-to-be ex-spouse may have more powers than you think via your durable power of attorney, healthcare agent, executor, trustee, or beneficiary designations.
If Kramer Vs. Kramer were made today, would Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep spend their entire divorce placidly staring at laptops and avoid all the Oscar-winning acrimony? That’s what celebrity divorce lawyer Laura Wasser is banking on with It’s Over... read more
Prenups aren’t what they used to be. As more prenup myths get debunked and Americans marry later in life with more assets to protect, prenups are on the rise. They may not be the most romantic topic, but they help set expectations for issues — like finances and... read more
Low-Cost Divorce Divorce can be a difficult storm to navigate. An attorney’s job is to help you plot your course and guide you through unknown waters. But, what do you do if you need a low-cost divorce or if you can’t afford to retain an attorney? Here are a few ways... read more
The holidays can be bleak after your marriage ends. It seems like every holiday movie, TV show and song is about togetherness, which is tough to hear after devoting so much energy to splitting apart. Your holiday routine dissolved with your marriage and you have no... read more
A prenup is worth considering for several reasons. After all, it helps manage expectations of what happens during and after a divorce. Without one, state divorce laws will help determine what happens to assets in the event of a spousal split. That may be the case for... read more
A common recipe for business partners parting ways, also known as a “corporate divorce,” generally involves three factors: (1) differing approaches to financial decisions, (2) differing visions of the future direction and growth of the company and (3) failing to... read more
Wendy Paris and her ex-husband, David, have been divorced for seven years. In that time, they’ve both moved from New York to Los Angeles, and have never lived more than three blocks from each other. They still host parties together. For years they walked their son,... read more