Celebrity Divorces and New Gay Marriage Case

On behalf of Ronald H. Kauffman, P.A. posted in Divorce on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. A wealthy celebrity divorce is always juicy news. Michael Moore’s is no exception. Not surprisingly, his divorce reveals that the couple fought over (what else?) their enormous...

New Study Shows the Reasons for Divorce

On behalf of Ronald H. Kauffman, P.A. posted in Divorce on Sunday, July 20, 2014. Since the 1970s, the percentage of Americans who divorce has hovered between 40% to 50%. Using new data, a recent survey shows who wants out and why. I’ve written about the reasons...

Are Muslim Postnuptial Agreements Enforceable?

On behalf of Ronald H. Kauffman, P.A. posted in Agreements on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Postnuptial property division, like prenups, help couples plan their future. Can agreements have Muslim or other religious principles in them? Illinois recently ripped one up....

Divorce Timing

On behalf of Ronald H. Kauffman, P.A. posted in Divorce on Thursday, July 10, 2014. Timing is everything they say. The right thing at the wrong time is the wrong thing. If so, is there a right time to divorce? The Wall Street Journal’s Market Watch seems to...

Same-Sex Marriages A Year after U.S. v. Windsor

On behalf of Ronald H. Kauffman, P.A. posted in Same sex/GLBTA on Monday, July 7, 2014. Last Year, the Supreme Court struck the Defense of Marriage Act as an unconstitutional deprivation of equal liberty. Since then, court rulings have overturned many state laws, not...