When irrevocable trusts include ex-spouses or soon to be ex-spouses as beneficiaries, family law practitioners should be aware that trust distributions can potentially be adjusted. Learn how that might happen in this article published in the March 13, 2020 edition of FamilyLawyerMagazine.com. Read articlePlease visit our Matrimonial and Divorce Advisory Solutions resource page for more timely divorce planning content. Please see important disclosures at the end of the article.
The coronavirus pandemic, with its tragic attendant death toll, has focused people’s attention on mortality. Now more than ever, you will want to help ensure that your clients’ settlement obligations are secured with appropriate life insurance and probe its value as a marital asset. This article was published in the April 22, 2020 issue of FamilyLawyerMagazine.com.Read articlePlease visit our Matrimonial and Divorce Advisory Solutions resource page for more timely divorce planning content.
The dissolution of marriage is one of the most stressful and difficult experiences you may face. The COVID-19 pandemic made the already challenging and uncertain journey of divorce more complicated for families and their advisors. With unpredictable court closings, hearing delays, the impact on employment and spousal support, and custody arrangements that involve child movement between households – now more than ever, trusted guidance and collaboration are key.