Tag Archives: Sunshine Isaacson & Hecht LLP

Your Business Could Be in the Middle of Your Partner’s Messy Divorce

{5 minutes to read} If your business partner is going through a divorce, their spouse may be entitled to compensation for direct or indirect contributions to the business. The divorcing spouse has the right to argue that their direct and … Continue reading

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Getting Divorced? Think Before You Tweet

{2:45 minutes to read} If you’re going through a divorce, it’s probably best to start with the presumption that anything you tweet, post, upload, chat about, or otherwise place in the universe of social media can and will be used against … Continue reading

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The Ashley Madison Scandal: The Media Cares, But Do Judges?

{3:05 minutes to read} When the news broke this past summer that AshleyMadison.com had been hacked, leaking the names and identifying information of approximately 37 million users, there were more than a few jittery spouses. The scandal attracted wide media … Continue reading

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If You Are Getting a Divorce, Change Your Will

When our firm handles a divorce, we reference the client’s Last Will and Testament in the Divorce Settlement Agreement. During divorce, many people worry about how their property will be distributed between them and their spouse at the end of … Continue reading

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The Grey Divorce Revolution? So Much For “‘Til Death Do Us Part”

{4:30 minutes to read} The generation that transformed our social conscience and brought us the sexual revolution continues to rewrite the playbook when it comes to love, marriage and divorce in the golden years. While divorce among older couples was … Continue reading

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Divorcing Parents of Special Needs Children – Part 2: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

{5:01 minutes to read} In our first article we discussed: 1) what divorcing parents of a child with special needs should know about structuring a settlement agreement; 2) how a Supplemental Needs Trust needs to be addressed in the Agreement to ensure … Continue reading

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Divorcing Parents of Special Needs Children – Part 1: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

{4:15 minutes to read} As divorce attorneys, sometimes we don’t know what we don’t know. Our clients can sign the agreement, which has all of the traditional language. We may think we provided for each and every need of the … Continue reading

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Counsel Fee Awards: Courts’ Vigilance in Leveling the Playing Field

Divorce has many costs, not the least of which are the counsel fees incurred by the parties, a cost which often weighs heavily on the litigant’s mind. As such, clients often ask whether their spouse could be directed to contribute … Continue reading

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Prenuptial Agreements Part 2: Bulletproofing Your Prenup – Avoid Common Pitfalls

In my last article, I listed several reasons newlywed couples may enter into a prenuptial agreement. We ended that article asking, “So what should you do to “bulletproof” your prenup?” Some may find their betrothed may not view the idea … Continue reading

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Prenuptial Agreements Part 1: Benefits and Advantages

No longer reserved for the rich, prenuptial agreements are becoming common place as long-standing taboos fall by the wayside. Increasingly, the happily engaged and newly wed understand the importance of having a road map should their marriage dissolve, based not … Continue reading

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