Family & Divorce

A recent article on Law.com detailed the June 30, 2021 public offering of LegalZoom on the NASDAQ Global Market. The first IPO of an online legal marketplace could pave the way for other public offerings even if it may take some time. Hello Divorce founder and CEO Erin Levine is excited about what LegalZoom’s IPO means for the future. “It’s only going to help our business. It adds validity that was never really there before,”…
Divorce is not only hard on you, but it is also hard on your children. To ensure maximal wellbeing of your children post-divorce, it is important to employ a successful co-parenting strategy. Successful co-parenting will ensure your child feels secure, and gives them a healthy example to follow. View a wealth of information about co-parenting post-divorce here.  The post Successful Co-Parenting appeared first on Kowalski Family Law.…
Tennessee case summary on collection of money after divorce. Mary Hanes Lancaster Lockett v. Marc Kevin Runyan Sr. Fayette County, Tennessee Courthouse The husband and wife in this Washington County, Tennessee, case were married in 2014.  During the marriage, the wife loaned the husband about $200,000, approximately half of which was paid back during the marriage.  They were divorced in 2019 after executing a marital dissolution agreement.  In that agreement, the husband acknowledged that he…
Stephanie L. Tang discusses the first-of-its-kind opinion related to the enforcement of Form I-864 Affidavit of Support in an Illinois divorce in an article published in the July 2021 issue of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Family Law newsletter. In the article, “Enforcing an I-864 Affidavit in an Illinois Divorce,” co-written with family law attorney Russell D. Knight, founder of the Law Office of Russell D. Knight, Stephanie and Russell discuss the Illinois Appellate Court’s…
In many divorces, spouses’ pensions and other retirement accounts will be among the highest-value assets they want to protect during their divorce. From IRAs and 401ks to pension plans, these accounts are often the most valuable assets to be divided in a divorce proceeding. Pensions and retirement accounts are in many ways treated similarly to other types of assets, including being split into separate property and marital or community property.  They are also subject to…