Monthly Archives: May 2022

Divorce Financial Pitfalls

Without exception, divorcing clients want to move on with their lives as quickly as possible after they complete the financial negotiations of their divorce. Moving on includes taking control of their own finances. There is a long list of things to do in order to take control of post-divorce finances before the divorce is truly final. To avoid some common financial pitfalls of divorce, I suggest you have your clients address the following:  Insurance – Make sure that your clients won’t have a gap in health insurance coverage. If they were covered by their former spouse’s company plan, make sure...Read More
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Is This a Case for Mediation

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard: Is This a Case for Mediation?

Authored by Deborah Beylus and Elinor Robin Our divorce industry cohorts all seem to be captivated by Johnny Depp’s televised defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard.  And they are not alone.  The Fairfax, Virginia Courthouse where the trial is taking place is drawing lots of public attention.  Spectator wannabees queue-up early each morning in the hopes of getting a wristband to watch from inside the courtroom.  There is a sea of news cameras and a band of photographers who stand on ladders, near the rear exit, capturing Depp and Heard as they come and go.  The bruhaha is a true...Read More