January 18, 2019

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
16
Jan
A Cautionary Fairy-Tale – If Only Cinderella's Father Had An Estate Plan Ryley Carlock & Applewhite, A Professional Corporation
16
Jan
California’s Governor Proposes the Most Generous Parental Leave in the Country Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
10
Jan
New York Adopts Amendments Addressing Collection Of Family Member Debts Ballard Spahr LLP
7
Jan
Applicable Federal Rates and Code Section 7520 Rate for January 2019 – Generally Trending Down Greenberg Traurig, LLP
7
Jan
Family Law: Military Divorce Retirement, Pension Rules Change PracticePanther
7
Jan
Military Disability Benefit Entitlements During the Dissolution of Marriage PracticePanther
4
Jan
Ninth Circuit Clarifies “Actual Knowledge” for ERISA’s Statute of Limitations McDermott Will & Emery
2
Jan
Top 8 Habits to Quit (from the Perspective of a Family Law Attorney) Stark & Stark
2
Jan
Clear as Mud: Defined Benefit Plan Liability with Facility Sales, Restructurings and Cessations McDermott Will & Emery
20
Dec
Federal Individual Gift, Estate, and GST Exemptions Increase to $11.4 Million in 2019 Greenberg Traurig, LLP
19
Dec
Private Client Services 2018 Year-End Advisory Wiggin and Dana LLP
17
Dec
Retirement Savings Reform – a focus for the Trump Administration and Congress Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
13
Dec
Counting the Miles (And Other Hidden Assets in Divorce) Stark & Stark
11
Dec
Applicable Federal Rates and Code Section 7520 Rate for December 2018 – Trending Up Greenberg Traurig, LLP
10
Dec
Treasury Delivers Early Holiday Present: Proposed Anti-Clawback Rule Protects Gifts Made from 2018-2025 Varnum LLP
6
Dec
Can Your Transfer of Family-Owned Business Stock or Assets be Avoided as a Fraudulent Transfer? Murtha Cullina
6
Dec
A Year-End Estate and Financial Planning Checklist: Make Your List and Check it Twice Murtha Cullina
30
Nov
FDIC Previews Changes to Resolution Plan Requirements Covington & Burling LLP
29
Nov
2018 Year-End Estate Planning: Double the Tax Benefits, but with an Expiration Date Much Shelist, P.C.
28
Nov
November 28, 2018 - Trusts and Estates Group News: IRS Elves in Santa's Washington DC Workshop Create Holiday Gift for the Wealthy Murtha Cullina

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