Articles from Loeb & Herman

Recent Articles

Settlement Negotiation Techniques in Family Law 2nd Edition

Published: Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020

The American Bar Association Family Law Section has just published a second edition of my book, “Settlement Negotiation Techniques in Family Law”.

Court Didn’t Distinguish Itself with Family Law In 2020

Published: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020

There’s no way I’m going to review 2020 in general as it would require expletives not allowed in this publication. So instead, I’ll limit my review to the Wisconsin Supreme Court, which issued two opinions concerning family law this year – and has one case pending for next year.

Survey: More Training Needed For Negotiations Rather Than Litigation

Published: Monday, November 30th, 2020

In this article, I discuss my study with Ken Waldron on perceptions toward settlement negotiations among lawyers and legal professionals.

Crafting Successful Settlement Agreements

Published: Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

Learn about factors that make successful settlements more likely for clients in divorces, business disputes, and other matters.

Legal Separation and Insurance Contracts

Published: Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

The WI Supreme Court will determine whether or not a legal separation protects a legally separated spouse from a marital purpose obligation under Chapter 766.

Who’s Life Is It Anyway?

Published: Monday, September 21st, 2020

Allowing children to play a role in the legal system when they’re very young increases the risk of manipulation and future guilt.

Court’s Decision to Take Up Facebook Case Doesn’t Make Much Sense

Published: Friday, August 28th, 2020

Public confidence in the court system can only be strengthened by knowing that there are limits to the use of social media.

COVID-19 Hardship Brings a Few Opportunities for Legal Practice

Published: Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

My mother used to say that it takes a very ill wind to blow no good. The COVID crisis is as ill a wind as I’ve ever seen.

Family Law Update for July 2020

Published: Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

In this Issue: Judge on Facebook case, Adoption delays and mediation news.

Friends with the Judge

Published: Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

The Court’s decision in Miller v. Carroll, regarding a judge accepting a Facebook friend request from a party to a case, is so limited in scope as to be worthless in application to other matters.

Go to Archives