The Status of the State Courts

Written by George A. Reilly, Esq. on April 6, 2020

Although the courts are closed, cases involving family law (matrimonial, support and parenting) and property tax appeals are moving forward. Resolution of cases, discussions among counsel, exchange of documents, depositions and mediations are still being pursued depending on the receptivity of the opposing party. There is greater interest in the collaborative divorce model under these … Continue reading The Status of the State Courts

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Prenuptial Agreements: Protect Assets and Income, Relieve Anxiety

Written by George A. Reilly, Esq. on February 11, 2020

By George A. Reilly Daniel and Kaitlyn were excited about their upcoming wedding. At the same time, Kaitlyn believed she needed to protect assets she had accumulated. She could not imagine that her marriage to Daniel would end badly, but she has seen it happen to others. Kaitlyn has received significant gifts from her grandmother, … Continue reading Prenuptial Agreements: Protect Assets and Income, Relieve Anxiety

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No Divorce Is Simple

Written by George A. Reilly, Esq. on April 10, 2019

THE INTERSECTION OF MATRIMONIAL, REAL ESTATE, ESTATE AND TRUST LAW For those seeking a divorce, the obvious first move is to hire a divorce attorney. But many divorce cases are complex, involving real estate, estate planning, trusts, and other issues. In this age of legal specialization, no one attorney knows all aspects of every discipline, … Continue reading No Divorce Is Simple

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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 Impact on Divorce

Written by George A. Reilly, Esq. on November 13, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, or TCJA, signed into law by President Trump on December 22, 2017, reversed seventy-five years of tax treatment of alimony and, as a result, has taken tax policy concerning family support in divorce back to the first half of the last century. Since 1942 alimony has been … Continue reading Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 Impact on Divorce

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