Family court judges are faced with making tough decisions every day. Because they take jurisdiction over litigants' children, they are exposed to ridicule, harm, even death. This post examines a case involving the murder of a judge at the hands of a litigant who lost custody of his children
When a party to a divorce has a pending personal injury settlement, the proceeds can be treated as marital property subject to division. Divorce litigants must take care to properly structure their injury settlement.
Family court judges often decide the custody disputes of unwed couples. When the couple is famous, the custody decision gets a lot of attention. Exhibit A: Elon Musk's three children with Claire Boucher.
Former President Trump's damages trial in the New York civil fraud case has put the enforcement tool of receiverships in the daily lexicon. As Trump's damages trial gets cranked up this week, we examine the use of this tool in the family court context to enforce a divorce property settlement.
With the ubiquity of guns in the United States, are domestic violence offenders disqualified from exercising their right to bear arms pursuant to the Second Amendment? The SCOTUS will decide this question during its current term; the case has garnered much attention across the nation.