September 24, 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
20
Sep
States Continue to Bury Testimony From the Grave, but Many Dead Man’s Statutes Remain Alive and Well McDermott Will & Emery
19
Sep
Preparing a Persuasive Case Information Statement in Alimony, Child Support and Equitable Distribution Cases – The Tips You Should Know Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.
14
Sep
[Podcast]: Steps to Reduce Risk of Claims Associated With 401K Plans Proskauer Rose LLP
13
Sep
Claims of an Executor Contrary to Interest of the Estate Stark & Stark
10
Sep
Non-Qualified Retirement Plans & Divorce: You May be Able to Honor DROs, But Should You? Foley & Lardner LLP
29
Aug
The IRS Doesn’t Disappoint: Notice 2018-69 Jackson Lewis P.C.
23
Aug
OVDP Ending September 28: Now Is the Time to Disclose McDermott Will & Emery
23
Aug
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Trustee’s Momentous Decisions in the United States, England and Offshore McDermott Will & Emery
22
Aug
Aretha Franklin is Reported to Not Have Left Behind a Will Stark & Stark
21
Aug
“Que Je T’Aime”: L’affaire d’heritage de Johnny Hallyday Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
17
Aug
Applicable Federal Rates and Code Section 7520 Rate for September 2018 – Trending Up Again Greenberg Traurig, LLP
14
Aug
Can College Loans Be Required In a Marital Settlement Agreement? Stark & Stark
13
Aug
Family Asset Disputes: Letters from Across the Pond McDermott Will & Emery
24
Jul
APHIS/USDA Prepare to Revise Regulations Pertinent to Genetically Engineered Organisms Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
19
Jul
The Effect of the 2010 Tax Act on Estate, Gift, and Generation-Skipping Transfers von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
19
Jul
Designated Survivor: Beneficiary Designations Can Make – or Break – Your Estate Plan von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
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.

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