This week, I encountered a disheartening case. An elderly couple scheduled an appointment to review their estate planning documents. Typically, these cases involve clients who have completed their estate plan years earlier and would like it rev…
Planning to be married is an exciting time. Many people focus on the romance and the excitement of the wedding. When one partner wants to inject finance and relationship discussion into the many tasks to be completed, there…
Monika Sacks was awarded the Blaine B. Johnson Jr. Award at the 14th Annual Family Law Institute for her outstanding CLE contributions. Monika (right) is with attorney Eileen Slank.
Elizabeth Solomon presented “Setting Up and Running Your Divorce Practice Professionally, Efficiently, and Without Stress” at the ICLE Fundamentals of Divorce seminar.
Katherine Sharkey is the chair of the FOC Liaison Committee and co-chair of the Public Service/Pro Bono Committee for the Washtenaw County Bar Association. She was appointed to the Washtenaw County Bar Association Board of Directors. She has completed her term as the Immediate Past-President of the Woman Lawyers Association for the Washtenaw County Region. Kate presented “Evidence in Family Law Cases” at the CORT Training for Legal Services attorneys.
Like many things in life, a do-it-yourself approach often costs you more money—and considerably more time—than hiring an experienced professional in the first place. Divorcing couples may think they’ve resolved 90% of their issues, only to find out that the “holes” in their informal agreement put one of them at a distinct disadvantage. More