Tag Archives: Courts

Is Business Income Factored into a New York Court’s Post-Divorce Maintenance Award?

When it comes to dividing up assets after a New York divorce, New York is an equitable distribution state. This means that, rather than dividing up a couple’s assets straight down the middle, if a court needs to resolve the … Continue reading

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A Court’s Improper Denial of an Amendment Gives a Plaintiff’s Case New Life in Florida Commercial Lease Dispute

In your commercial litigation case, there are several things that are necessary parts of achieving the beneficial result your business needs. One of these is understanding the rules of court procedure and using them accordingly. The proper use of the … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence, Human Rights and Family Courts

In what appears to be a universal phenomenom, mothers who raise allegations that the father is abusing her or the children are often not awarded custody and even less so if the mother alleges sexual abuse. The mothers are accused… … Continue reading

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The Children Act – Feature Film on UK Courts Determining Best Interest of a Child

What a timely movie. The Children Act concerns a High Court judge who must decide whether it is in a teenage boy's best interest to have the blood transfusion that will save his life. The movie stars Emma Thompson and … Continue reading

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Insurable Interest – What Courts Look At

Life insurance lawyers will see fights over who is entitled to life insurance proceeds.  One of the fights is over whether or not the named beneficiary had an insurable interest in the life of the insured. The main case cited … Continue reading

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