Archive: May 2001

Pre-divorce Marital Pacts are Still Perplexing

Published: Wednesday, May 16th, 2001

Imagine calling to the witness stand the paramour of your client’s estranged spouse, in an attempt to prove that the spouse entered into a marital property agreement with a divorce in mind.

Linkage Between Child Placement and Child Support Needs Clarification

Published: Wednesday, May 9th, 2001

Among the most difficult issues in family law is the interplay between the amount of time children spend with each parent and child support. No doubt, the more time a parent has the children, the higher the cost. Yet, where is the “breaking point” where additional time should result in a change in the child support?

Frequent Filers Cause Real Problems

Published: Wednesday, May 2nd, 2001

Frivolous actions seem to occur more frequently in family court than in most other areas of law.