The Paley Rothman Blog
Paley Rothman shares this library of resources with clients and friends of the firm to help them stay ahead of legal and business developments and trends. Here, you will find helpful tips and tools written by our attorneys.
The divorce game has changed. Take a look at how we can use digital forensic evidence to prove cohabitation, stop alimony payments, and even get some back.
With the continued proliferation of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other websites, as well as the use of other digital tools and devices, how does someone without access to a hacker find out if their spouse has strayed and secure that information without going to jail?
The Internal Revenue Code [IRC] allows taxpayers to take personal exemptions for themselves–and their dependents. In order to be legally eligible for an exemption, a dependent must be a “qualifying” child who meets the following criteria:
Over the past several decades, more and more grandparents have traded in their retirement plans – some voluntarily and others by necessity – and taken on the role of primary caretakers of their grandchildren. As a result of higher divorce rates, the increased drug and alcohol addiction of younger parents and a troubled economy, grandparents are, with greater frequency, interacting with their grandchildren on a daily or at least a much more frequent basis.
As I have written in the past, for all of us family law practitioners wedding season equates to prenuptial agreement season. While we prefer to begin the process of negotiating and drafting those agreements several months prior to the special day, we often receive these calls only a few weeks before the wedding day.