Yearly Archives: 2015

David S. Willig: New Florida Law Impacts International Family Cases

David S. Willig: New Florida Law Impacts International Family Cases DAVID S. WILLIG, ESQ. – A new statute in Florida, coming into force from October 2014, is likely to impact international family cases to the extent they call for the application of foreign law. The foreign law angle is, perhaps, not so farfetched. We often hear about fellow Americans, some Continue Reading...

New Jersey Divorce Case Comes With a Twist

New Jersey Divorce Case Comes With a TwistMichael and Debra Mandelbaum lived as husband and wife for about 20 years. They had a Jewish wedding ceremony. They had three children, filed tax returns jointly, purchased houses and shared anniversary cards, court records show.Now, Mr. Mandelbaum has taken an unusual position in divorce proceedings brought by his wife. He said in Continue Reading...

Montana Governor Signs Law To Protect Innocent People From Having Their Property Seized By Police

Montana Governor Signs Law To Protect Innocent People From Having Their Property Seized By Police Montana Gov. Steve Bullock (D) signed a bill Tuesday that will overhaul the state’s civil asset forfeiture laws. The set of reforms, which will go into effect in July, was approved with overwhelming bipartisan support in the state legislature last month. Bullock’s signature came hours Continue Reading...

Competing for the Kids

Competing for the KidsMost of the divorced with kids crowd will have played the “competition game” before. Some play competitive all the time. Experts will tell you it’s not good for the kids. I’ve been collecting stories from children of divorce for years, and the kids will tell you it’s not good.Even with all the data pointing to the fact Continue Reading...

Podcast: Forrest “Woody” Mosten on Building a Collaborative Practice | ABC Family Law Blog on WordPress.com

Forrest “Woody” Mosten, an internationally renowned collaborative professional and mediator and author of the Collaborative Divorce Handbook, The Complete Guide to Mediation, and Unbundling Legal Services, was recently in Tampa to put on a workshop sponsored by Next Generation Divorce. During a lunch break at the workshop, Woody spoke with Dr. Garin Vick for his podcast show, Divorce Without Destruction. Continue Reading...

Ex-Foundry executive gets 6-1/2 years prison for insider trading

Ex-Foundry executive gets 6-1/2 years prison for insider trading(Reuters) – A former executive of Foundry Networks Inc was sentenced to 6-1/2 years in prison on Monday for leaking inside information about the data-equipment maker to a hedge fund analyst.David Riley, Foundry’s former chief information officer, was also fined $50,000 by U.S. District Judge Valerie Caproni, who said the case should Continue Reading...

Divided U.S. Supreme Court wrestles with gay marriage case

Divided U.S. Supreme Court wrestles with gay marriage case(Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court appeared sharply divided on Tuesday on whether to legalize gay marriage across the United States, with Justice Anthony Kennedy, the likely swing vote, asking skeptical questions but saying same-sex couples can have a “noble purpose” for marrying.The nine justices peppered lawyers on both sides of the Continue Reading...

Family Of Man Killed By Cop Releases Video Of Shooting

  MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A dash cam video which shows the moments leading up to Miami Gardens police fatally shooting a mentally ill man was released to the public Wednesday afternoon. The family’s attorney, at a press conference Wednesday ahead of the video’s release, said the family was “outraged” after watching the video.“When you see this video, you will realize Continue Reading...

Broward Police searching for gunman in fatal Lauderhill McDonald’s shooting | Miami Herald

Broward Police searching for gunman in fatal Lauderhill McDonald’s shooting Police are searching for the gunman who left one man dead after a shooting at a Lauderhill McDonald’s on Friday night. At around 7 p.m., Lauderhill Police responded to reports of gunfire at a McDonald’s restaurant within the Inverness Shopping Center on West Oakland Park Boulevard. Lauderhill Police spokesman Rick Continue Reading...
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