Naomi Cahn, Claire Huntington, Elizabeth S. Scott: Family Law for the One-Hundred-Year Life (February 19, 2022)

Naomi Cahn, Claire Huntington, Elizabeth S. Scott, of the University of Virginia School of Law, Fordham University School of Law, and Columbia University-Law School, have made available for download their article “Family Law for the One-Hundred-Year Life”, published in the Yale Law Journal, Vol. 132, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-700, Virginia Public Law … Continue reading Naomi Cahn, Claire Huntington, Elizabeth S. Scott: Family Law for the One-Hundred-Year Life (February 19, 2022)

Charles E. Rounds Jr.: A message to the Divorce Bar: The constructive trust and the resulting trust are creatures of and regulated by general principles of equity, not the Uniform Trust Code (March 23, 2022)

Charles E. Rounds Jr., of Suffolk University Law School, has made available for download his article, “A message to the Divorce Bar: The constructive trust and the resulting trust are creatures of and regulated by general principles of equity, not the Uniform Trust Code”, published in JDSUPRA. The abstract is as follows: The constructive trust … Continue reading Charles E. Rounds Jr.: A message to the Divorce Bar: The constructive trust and the resulting trust are creatures of and regulated by general principles of equity, not the Uniform Trust Code (March 23, 2022)

Robert Harper: Surrogate’s Court Provides Guidance On Proving The Validity Of A Remotely Witnessed Will (March 7, 2022)

Robert Harper, of Farewell Fritz Attorneys, has made available for download his article, "Surrogate's Court Provides Guidance On Proving The Validity of A Remotely Witnessed Will", published on the New York State Litigation Blog. The abstract is as follows: In January 2021, I wrote about Broome County Surrogate David H. Guy’s decision in Matter of Ryan, in … Continue reading Robert Harper: Surrogate’s Court Provides Guidance On Proving The Validity Of A Remotely Witnessed Will (March 7, 2022)

Dentons LLP: Family office strategic considerations – pivotal questions family offices should ask their lawyer (January 25, 2022)

Doris Bonora, TEP, Q.C., Julianne Doe, Edmund Leow, SC, Edward Marshall, Brian Raftery, and Rick Ross of Dentons LLP, have made available for download their article, Family office strategic considerations - pivotal questions family offices should ask their lawyer, published in JDSUPRA. The abstract is as follows: As family offices look for ways to improve … Continue reading Dentons LLP: Family office strategic considerations – pivotal questions family offices should ask their lawyer (January 25, 2022)

Kristine S. Knaplund: Reimagining Postmortem Conception (2021)

Kristine S. Knaplund, of Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law, has made available for download her article, “Reimagining Postmortem Conception”, published in the Georgia State University Law Review, volume 37, and the Pepperdine University Legal Studied Research Paper no. 2021/22. The abstract is as follows: Hundreds, likely thousands, of babies have been … Continue reading Kristine S. Knaplund: Reimagining Postmortem Conception (2021)

Tiffany Brentley (Burns & Levinson LLP): Altering Estate Plans Before or After Divorce (September 30, 2021)

Tiffany Brentley of Burns & Levinson LLP, has made available for download her article, "Altering Estate Plans Before or After Divorce," published in JDSUPRA. The article begins as follows: In the early stages of this blog, I reviewed and discussed several ways that we could “Learn from Famous Mistakes,” such as failing to update an estate … Continue reading Tiffany Brentley (Burns & Levinson LLP): Altering Estate Plans Before or After Divorce (September 30, 2021)

Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.: Can a Marriage Be Annulled After One Spouse’s Death? (September 30, 2021)

Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. has made available for download their article, “Can a Marriage Be Annulled After One Spouse's Death?”, published in JDSUPRA. The abstract is as follows: Marriage is supposed to be “until death do us part,” but after one spouse dies, is it possible for a court to declare a marriage invalid (annulled)? It … Continue reading Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.: Can a Marriage Be Annulled After One Spouse’s Death? (September 30, 2021)

Florida Probate & Trust Litigation Blog: For out-of-wedlock children, what counts as a written acknowledgment of paternity? (September 20, 2021)

Juan C. Antúnez, in his Florida Probate & Trust Litigation Blog, discusses the right approach to establish paternity. The article begins as follows: The U.S. has the world’s highest rate of children living in single-parent households. Against this backdrop it shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone that questions about paternity are a common occurrence in … Continue reading Florida Probate & Trust Litigation Blog: For out-of-wedlock children, what counts as a written acknowledgment of paternity? (September 20, 2021)

Andrew Biondi: The Tale of the Feuding Fiduciaries (July 14, 2021)

Andrew Biondi, of Sands Anderson PC, has made available for download his article, "The Tale of the Feuding Fiduciaries", published in JDSUPRA. The abstract is as follows: When two brothers appointed to serve as coexecutors of their mother’s estate can’t get along in fulfilling their jointly held duty, how does a Virginia court decide which … Continue reading Andrew Biondi: The Tale of the Feuding Fiduciaries (July 14, 2021)

Premarital Agreements and the Gray Divorce

By Linda J. Ravdin EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Mature couples planning to marry can benefit from a premarital agreement that determines their economic rights and obligations if the marriage ends in separation or divorce.  This article discusses a number of issues that the lawyer for a mature client should consider in planning for the contingency that the … Continue reading Premarital Agreements and the Gray Divorce