Tag Archives: divorce

Divorce Financial Planning: What’s the difference?

A good deal of the emphasis is on helping clients adjust to their new reality post-divorce — and the financial framework helps to shape this picture. A spouse who, for example, wants to keep the family home may reconsider when presented with the true cost of doing so — not only in dollars and cents, but in missed opportunities to accomplish other goals.

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EOB: Now lawmakers know what you know

Our May 2014 Q&A with Ferrier Stillman, “What family lawyers need to know about the EOB law,” was used this week to help brief the Health Insurance Subcommittee on implementing the Explanation of Benefits law that passed last session

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Theodore C. Julio v. Lisa Julio (access required)

Court properly held Appellant in contempt for failing to make installment payments as required by divorce decree, and entered judgments against him for those amounts; however, court’ should have specified that appellant could purge the contempt by paying those judgments.

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Jodi Annette Grimes v. Jay Todd Grimes (access required)

The trial court did not abuse its discretion in granting husband’s motion in limine to preclude a monetary award, indefinite alimony or rehabilitative alimony to wife, as her pleadings failed to request such relief and she never filed the necessary financial forms; wife’s general claim for “any relief within the Family Law Article” is not sufficiently specific, and the court cannot consider the parties’ alleged discussions during mediation as evidence of notice.

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