Practice Points

A Good Match Is Important: Interview Your Client During the Initial Meeting

By Marla Zide – January 31, 2020 | Taking the time to assess the potential success of a client/attorney relationship is essential.

Pre-Nuptial Agreements and the TCJA—Frenemies?

By Jonathan W. Lounsberry – December 23, 2019 | Couples who have entered or are considering entering into such an agreement now have figure out how to deal with the drastic change in the treatment of alimony.

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Valuing Physician Practices During Divorce

By John Meindl and Brad Parker – April 16, 2019 | The valuation of a medical practice presents a unique set of challenges.

The Business Owner and the Premarital Agreement

By Sahmra A. Stevenson – April 16, 2019 | Disclosure regarding a closely held business, bulletproofing the agreement, and protecting exclusive rights to the business.

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What We Can Do to Help Domestic Violence Victims Daily

Most, if not all, attorneys interact with victims of domestic violence more frequently than they might be aware of. As such, they have the rare opportunity of helping to save the lives of domestic violence victims and helping survivors to end the cycle of domestic violence. In this Sound Advice, Eshigo Philomena Okasili offers some tips to help attorneys identify potential domestic violence issues and victims, as well as ways to help victims access effective legal representation and other appropriate resources in order to free themselves from domestic violence, empower themselves and thrive. (10:48 min)

Immigration Tips for Family Lawyers

In this Sound Advice, Eshigo P. Okasili review a few immigration issues which family lawyers should consider when representing new citizens and non-citizens. (12:38 min)

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Family Law Litigation

Learn how to get involved with the Family Law committee and maximize your Section membership!