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The Most Expensive Assets Ever Disputed in Divorce

The Most Expensive Assets Ever Disputed in Divorce

From private jets to diamond rings, exotic pets, and luxury yachts, high-net-worth couples often play tug of war with very unusual assets. Jewelry can be easy to hide, and the same is true of accounts in faraway tax havens. Playing down the value of complex assets is another strategy often used to...

8 Deadly Divorce Mistakes New York Family Lawyers See Too Often

8 Deadly Divorce Mistakes New York Family Lawyers See Too Often

When the dream of staying married “Till Death Do You Part” has gone by the wayside, we all move to the next ideal dream, which is an entirely amicable divorce in which both parties are fully accommodating to the other and both parties come out of the legal process with an equitable...

Divorce and the New Tax Law

Divorce and the New Tax Law

Divorce lawyers have been overwhelmed by clients hoping to finalize their divorces by December 31, 2018, and with good reason. If you’re divorcing in 2019, you’re facing a different set of laws than those who chose to end their marriages in previous years.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs...

Faris vs. Pratt: Love is Dead?

Faris vs. Pratt: Love is Dead?

Chris Pratt and Anna Faris, like many celebrities, handled their divorce through a private judge to avoid unwanted publicity.
While Anna Faris recalls tweeting about the ‘death’ of love after the couple made this difficult decision, I feel that the celebs, in this case, have...

High-Net-Worth Divorces Affected by Tax Law Changes

High-Net-Worth Divorces Affected by Tax Law Changes

High-net-worth divorces are complex, as they often involve share accounts, investments, prime real estate, and other complex assets. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 has introduced changes that will significantly impact the wealthily divorced, and it will become a reality after December 31, 2018....

The Biggest Divorces of the 1990s

The Biggest Divorces of the 1990s

Love is great -- until it isn’t anymore. The 1990s saw many celebrities and millionaires fall in and out of love, with their multi-million, and sometimes multi-billion-dollar settlements abundantly discussed in the tabloids. From prenups to infidelity and valuable stock divisions, the...

Decline in Divorce Rate Due to Millennials

Decline in Divorce Rate Due to Millennials

Divorce rates are dropping dramatically. From 2008 to 2016, the number of couples filing for divorce declined by an incredible 18 percent. It’s not older couples who are fueling the trend since the divorce numbers for those aged 45 and over are actually rising. It’s the millennial...