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|Republicans Seek to Defund Planned Parenthood|
McDonald Hopkins LLC;
July 31, 2015, previously published on July 24, 2015Almost immediately after the video, which depicts a Planned Parenthood doctor talking about the exchange of fetal tissue, was released, the House announced committee investigations and lawmakers began talking about eliminating the group's federal funding.
|Family Foundation Can Ensure the Continuity of a Business|
Michael Rainer; GRP Rainer LLP;
July 31, 2015, previously published on July 30, 2015A family foundation can be established as a way of avoiding inheritance related disputes. The purpose of a family foundation is generally to ensure ongoing support for relatives.
|Berliner Testament: Unilateral changes not possible|
Michael Rainer; GRP Rainer LLP;
July 29, 2015, previously published on July,24,2015Husbands and wives can reciprocally appoint each other as sole heirs in a so-called “Berliner Testament” (Berlin will). However, married couples must also bear in mind that unilateral changes are not possible at a later date.
|A look back at family law in 2014|
Robert W. Stanley; Jaffe and Clemens;
July 28, 2015, previously published by Daily Journal on Summer 2015In probably the most important family law decision this year, In re Marriage of Valli, 58 Cal. 4th 1396 (2014), the state Supreme Court held that a life insurance policy purchased by husband from a third party with community property funds and titled (at husband¿s direction) in wife¿s sole name as...
|When You get a Divorce, What Happens to Your 401(K) Plans and Retirement Funds?|
Rechel Associates P.A.;
July 24, 2015, previously published on July 17, 2015This only applies to any funds that were accrued between the date when you got married and the date when the petition for dissolution was filed. Anything that was accrued before you got married or after the filing of the petition for dissolution is considered to be non-marital and therefore exempt...
|Tips on Saving Money During the Divorce Process|
Theodore J. Rechel; Rechel & Associates, P.A.;
July 24, 2015Divorces can be costly, especially if yours is a contested case. There are many complex issues involved that can challenge even the best family law attorneys. Those complexities often take up a great deal of an attorney's time, which means higher costs for the divorcing spouse. There are, though,...
|Marriage Tips From a Divorce Lawyer|
Stacy M. Rocheleau; RIGHT Lawyers;
July 14, 2015Stacy Rocheleau, divorce attorney of 15 years, gives tips on how to have a better marriage.
|Considerations for Employers in Light of Supreme Court's Ruling Requiring All States to Recognize Same-Sex Marriage|
Duane Morris LLP;
July 13, 2015, previously published on June 29, 2015In Obergefell v. Hodges, the U.S. Supreme Court held, in a 5-4 opinion, that the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution requires that all states license marriages between two people of the same sex and recognize a marriage between people of the same sex when their marriage was lawfully licensed...
|There IS a Better Way to Divorce|
Sarah J. Gabinet; Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL;
July 10, 2015, previously published on July 07, 2015Often, couples think that there is only one way for them to end their marriage—in a courtroom with a judge who will decide their financial futures and the futures of their children as well. The court process can be the appropriate forum in some situations. But, for too many the court process...
|Supreme Court Affirms Marriage for Same-Sex Couples|
Cheryl A. Jones, Anna S. Sholl; Pessin Katz Law, P.A.;
July 9, 2015, previously published on July 2, 2015On June 26, 2015, in Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court of the United States affirmed once and for all that the right to marry is a fundamental right and therefore, no State may deprive a same-sex couple of that right, and no State may refuse to recognize a marriage validly performed in...