Archive: June 2013

SCOTUS Issues DOMA Opinions

Published: Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

The United States Supreme Court issued two decisions today which appear to be significant victories for the gay rights movement.

Family (Law) and Breastfeeding

Published: Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

My practice of family law has two components: First, representing clients in their divorce action and second, representing every member of my family who has a legal issue. The latter pays a lot better than the former!

Dressing for Court

Published: Friday, June 7th, 2013

In addition to suggesting that a client not wear any fancy jewelry, men sometimes need to be reminded to dress nicely enough to show respect for the court.

Federal Preemption in Divorce Cases

Published: Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Does federal law preempt state law when the state revokes a life insurance policy designation upon divorce? SCOTUS says yes.

The Ultimatum Game and Divorce Negotiations

Published: Saturday, June 1st, 2013

The Ultimatum Game is a two player, two move, finite game. Each player makes one move and the game is over. Now let’s translate this game to real life in a divorce case.