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Divorce: Keeping Your Separate Property Separate

By: Michelle L. Searcy In Colorado, everything acquired by either party during a marriage is presumed to be marital property regardless of title or possession, with a few limited exceptions.  Section 14-10-113(2), C.R.S. lists those exceptions as:       … Continue reading

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Missouri Supreme Court Case: Dissolution of marriage involving non-biological child should be adjudicated with a separate paternity action; Third party custody appropriate when biological parents are unfit.

Recent Decision from the Missouri Supreme Court: Overview: A mother appeals a circuit court’s judgment awarding third-party custody of a child to her stepfather in the mother and stepfather’s proceeding to dissolve their marriage. In a decision written by Judge … Continue reading

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How to Prepare the Separate Statement for a Summary Judgment Motion

Every motion for summary judgment or summary adjudication must include “a separate statement setting forth plainly and concisely all material facts which the moving party contends are undisputed.” CCP §437c(b)(1). Here’s what to include in a separate statement and how … Continue reading

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How to Divorce or Separate Amicably in New Hampshire

Divorce is already a very emotionally taxing experience, the pain of which is only exacerbated when things don’t proceed amicably. Some people are saddened at the prospect of ending their marriage, some are relieved and grateful to put a perceived … Continue reading

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Pop goes the kitty? registration and infringement are separate inquiries, court points out

SportPet Designs Inc. v. Cat1st Corp., No. 17-CV-0554 (E.D. Wis. Mar. 2, 2018)SportPet sued Cat1st for patent, trademark, and copyright infringement and violations of Wisconsin's Deceptive Trade Practices Act based on its sale of pet products such as play structures … Continue reading

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