“Cut Backs in Court Services Create Alternate Forms of Dispute Resolution in High Conflict Families”

Due to the sequestration, there will be seven separate furlough days where the courts will not be operating or will be operating well under staff between now and September, 2013. Also, there are significant layoffs in office staff due to lack of funding and due to the fact that the funding is going towards paying […]

Spousal Support Waivers in a Prenuptual Agreement

The recent case of In Re The Marriage of Facter (2013) DAR570 (decided January 14, 2013) makes it much more difficult to enforce spousal support waivers in a premarital agreement especially when there is a gross discrepancy in the financial circumstances of the parties particularly where there are children during their marriage. However, the court […]