July 17, 2018

Family Law, Estate Planning and Personal Injury Legal News

Family Law covers issues that can have a major impact on individual’s lives.  Family involves emotionally charged issues such as child custody battles, division of assets during a divorce as well as wills, and what happens when they are contested.  The National Law Review is a free resource and can provide information to individuals confronting these difficult issues, and is a great place to start gathering information. 

Divorce, Child Custody & Adoption

The dissolution of a marriage is an emotionally-charged legal situation, with a variety of factors that must be considered based on each individual’s situation, the laws of the state’s involved and the circumstances of the dissolution.  Additionally, the presence (or lack thereof) of a prenuptial agreement has a significant impact on the proceedings, as well as the attitudes of the parties exiting the marriage.  Division of a variety of assets must be considered before a divorce is final; including assets like Trusts, 401Ks and Military Pensions.  The National Law Review provides overviews of the process and can give readers an idea of what to expect throughout the divorce process.  The attorneys who write for the National Law Review are experts who regularly provide legal analysis of a variety of scenarios that can impact divorce proceedings.

If children are involved in a divorce, the situation can become much more complicated.  With that in mind, the National Law Review has expert analysis on a child custody situations and scenarios, as well as information on how parents can approach these issues with their children’s best interests in mind.  With the high stakes in these legal proceedings, the National Law Review’s legal experts and writers have considered a variety of scenarios and can provide insight into what to expect for some of these situations. 

Additionally, legal issues related to adoption are also covered on the site; especially as it relates to discrimination against same-sex in adoption proceedings by agencies as state’s laws change.

Estate Planning and Wills

The National Law Review also covers issues related to estate plans and wills. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and IRS policy changes, updates to estate planning strategies and  trust administration is available on the site.  Additionally, visitors can also find information about gift/estate taxes and analysis of the changes brought by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Additionally, unusual legal situations like challenging a previously concealed will and other situations that require thoughtful planning, such as estate planning for beneficiaries with special needs, are addressed by legal experts on the National Law Review’s site.

Personal Injury 

Personal injury news is also covered on the National Law Review.  Topics including wrongful death, birth injuries, e-cigarette injuries, abuse in a nursing home setting, hospital injuries, slip and fall cases, and traumatic brain injuries (TBI), among others.  The legal experts who write for the National Law Review have extensive experience in personal injury cases, holding individuals and corporations responsible for their negligent conduct and provide expert analysis of a variety of situations for NLR readers.

Date Title Organization
18
Jun
Applicable Federal Rates and Code Section 7520 Rate for July 2018 – Upward Trend Continues Greenberg Traurig, LLP
31
May
Reducing Required Minimum Distributions from a Defined Contribution Plan: The Spousal Rollover IRA Covington & Burling LLP
18
May
Use of Transfer on Death (TOD) Deeds Broadened Under New Statute Davis Kuelthau
17
May
Not So Simple Estate Planning Considerations After 2017 Tax "Simplification" von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
11
May
Attempting to Probate a Copy of a Will Stark & Stark
10
May
Transfer Taxes and the Tax Act: An Overview and Three Possible Responses Barnes & Thornburg LLP
9
May
Is the Clayton Election a Good Choice for Your Estate Plan? [INFOGRAPHIC] Ryley Carlock & Applewhite, A Professional Corporation
6
May
Supreme Court Update: Encino Motorcars V. Navarro, Kisela v. Hughes, Hall v. Hall Wiggin and Dana LLP
5
May
Do Shareholders Need to Make a Demand Upon the Board of Directors Before Filing Suit on a Family-Owned Corporation’s Behalf? Murtha Cullina
3
May
10 Estate Planning Tips for Families with Beneficiaries with Special Needs Schiff Hardin LLP
2
May
Legal Issues for High-Growth Technology Companies: The Series Wiggin and Dana LLP
2
May
DNA Profiles Shared Online Lead to Serial Killer's Arrest K&L Gates
30
Apr
What Could Go Wrong? The Importance of Business Succession Planning Ward and Smith, P.A.
14
Apr
Relocation and Child Custody Can Be Challenging Varnum LLP
9
Apr
Consolidation, Like Marriage, Preserves the Distinct Identities and Rights of Its Constituents Proskauer Rose LLP
3
Apr
Family Business Owners Should Be Aware Of Statutory “Deadlock” Provisions Murtha Cullina
29
Mar
The Best Way To Make The Most Of Homeschooling Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.
21
Mar
Should an Estate or Trust Operate a Decedent’s Family-Owned Business? Murtha Cullina
12
Mar
Challenging a Previously Concealed Will Stark & Stark
12
Mar
Seventh Circuit Considers Diversity Jurisdiction in Trust Dispute Foley & Lardner LLP

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