If you follow pop culture, you are probably familiar with the concept of a post-divorce “revenge body.” After all, we frequently see stories about celebrities’ “transformations” and attributing weight loss, a new wardrobe, or an allover new “look” to the separation of that celebrity from their spouse. For example,…read more
Experts Believe Substance Abuse Has Increased during the Pandemic. What Does That Mean for Child Custody Cases?BY: PecosLawGroup DATE: February 02, 2021 0 Comments
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, drug-involved overdose deaths were rising in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 1999, there were less than 20,000 recorded drug-involved overdose deaths. By 2019, that number had jumped to over 70,000. The type of drugs causing overdose…read more
Have divorce rates gone up since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic? From a logical standpoint, it is easy to see both possibilities. On one hand, the pandemic has led to an increased number of Americans working from home. In fact, according to Stanford economist Nicholas Bloom in an…read more
It is a well-known trope, and sometimes a real-life situation: A man raises a child for years, then discovers, by admission or DNA testing, that he is not actually that child’s biological father. What happens after that? Is he no longer legally responsible for that child? What are his…read more
Family Law CLE
December 3, 2020
8:45 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
6.5 CLE credits, 1.0 ethics credit, 1.0 substance abuse credit
8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.: Introduction by Bruce Shapiro.
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.: Christina Carl, Worldwide Litigation, “Finding Happiness in a Pandemic. Tips on How to Find Balance and Embrace Our…read more
Too Close to Home: Protections for Tenants Who Have Experienced Domestic Violence, Harassment, Stalking, or Sexual AssaultBY: PecosLawGroup DATE: November 03, 2020 0 Comments
Whether one has ever experienced or witnessed domestic violence, harassment, stalking, or sexual assault or not, it is easy to imagine the horror that can ensue after such an attack or stalking, especially when a victim is unable to get out of a lease agreement to move away from…read more
Private School Tuition;
Joint tax returns during divorce;
What just happened in court;
Child abductions under the Hague Convention;
Cohabitation and alimony;
Marriage Planning and Divorce.
WILL FAMILY COURT ORDER PARENTS TO PAY PRIVATE SCHOOL TUITION FOR THEIR CHILDREN?
The threshold determination is whether private school is in the best…read more
Cryptocurrency – chances are you’ve heard of it. But what is it? How does it work? Who is using it and for what? Simply put, cryptocurrency is a sort of online currency that can be exchanged for goods and services. Most cryptocurrency needs to be purchased with real currency,…read more
According to the Office of the Administration for Children & Families, in 2018 there were approximately 437,283 children in foster care. While about a third of those children were placed in the home of a relative, nearly half were in nonrelative foster family homes. While 43% of the children…read more
If you have found yourself in a position where you are unable to pay your bills, you should absolutely consider scheduling a bankruptcy consultation with a lawyer. Once you schedule your consultation, you should attempt to compile your financial documentation for your consultation. Financial documentation will likely include paystubs,…read more