WHAT IS A SPECIAL MASTER?

Special masters are often used in divorce and paternity actions when parents are having serious child custody issues related to custodial exchange disputes, visitation schedule changes, transportation disputes, religious training, difficulty de...

Legal custody is the right to make the major decisions concerning a child’s health, welfare and education, like where a child goes to school, and whether a child should receive medical care (or even who the doctor should be). Angelina petitioned for joint legal custody...

December 5, 2018

The sweeping tax bill signed by President Trump in December 2017 includes major changes that are sure to affect every American when Tax Day arrives. For those considering a divorce, one provision in particular could mean thousands of dollars saved or lost each year.

The...

December 5, 2018

An excerpt from the seminar “Second Saturday: What Women Need to Know About Divorce“

Each year, nearly 2.8 million men and women go through the emotional and financial trauma of divorce. During divorce, many women are concerned about financial survival—and with good rea...

December 3, 2018

Question:

My husband just told me he wants a divorce, and he says he’s been thinking about it for quite a while. I’m afraid that he’s taken steps to hide money so that I won’t receive a fair share of our property. Where can I look to try to find any hidden money?

Answer...

December 3, 2018

Understand the Penalty for Hiding Assets During a Divorce

You feel angry. Betrayed. Frustrated and furious.

Divorce rarely brings out the best in us and oftentimes reveals our inner monsters. This is especially true if abuse and/or infidelity are part of the equation. No...

December 3, 2018

Many divorces are downright nasty, especially if a lot of money is on the line. A high-earning spouse isn’t exactly happy to hand over his assets to his soon-to-be ex, especially if they live in a Community Property State that requires couples to equally split their ma...

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