April 6, 2017

When Financial Planning Meets Family Law

Late 2016, the Minnesota Supreme Court decided the case of Curtis v. Curtis (887 N.W.2d 249) and in so doing provided a lesson in how to invest $2,000,000.00 to maximize…

January 12, 2017

Children, Taxes, and Divorce

In many family law settlements, whether they are obtained voluntarily through an agreement or the result of litigation ending in a court order, certain provisions are made for minor children,…

December 5, 2016

What Impact Will a Child Custody Expert Have on My Case?

In some child custody cases, a child custody expert (CCE) makes a recommendation to the court on what they believe the court’s final determination should be. The recommendations can range…

August 2, 2016

The Voice of Reason

I grew up during the ’50s and ’60s. During that time, many believed a child should be seen, not heard in the presence of adults. This belief system from a…

July 12, 2016

Issuing and Serving Foreign Subpoenas in North Carolina – Here’s What You Need to Know

North Carolina General Statutes Chapter 1F: Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act

North Carolina courts allow out-of-state subpoenas to be issued and served against North Carolina citizens (including…

June 2, 2016

Hollywood Headliners: What’s in a Name?

What do Katy Perry, John Legend, Miley Cyrus, Faith Hill, Elton John, and Bruno Mars have in common? They all use a different name than the one they were given at…

May 31, 2016

Secure Your Oxygen Mask First

“If there is a drop in cabin pressure, panels above your seat will open, revealing oxygen masks. If this happens, pull a mask toward you until the tube…

May 3, 2016

From the Mouth of Babes… “Mom, are you ready to be his friend?”

April 25 is “Parental Alienation Awareness Day.”  Perhaps, you haven’t heard of Parental Alienation. Unfortunately, many children and parents going through a divorce know it all too well.

Rosalind Sedacca,…

April 5, 2016

Attorney-to-Attorney | What I learned from the Untimely Death of a Client

There are few things in life that a family law attorney has not heard or seen between clients and their significant others when it comes to secrets kept behind closed…

March 23, 2016

Supreme Court Decision Illustrates That Issues Remain for LGBT Equality

Following the United States Supreme Court’s decision to recognize the right of same-sex couples to marry, it was only a matter of time before the Court would need to address…

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