Endymion – Greatest Hits

Hit by a bag of beads. Did you assume the risk? You’re at Mardi Gras having a good time New Orleans style when a string of beads hits you in the eye. Do you have any recourse against the person who threw the beads? Against the Mardi Gras krewe organizers? Take...

Durst – Will He Lose His Inheritance?

The arrest in New Orleans of suspected murderer Robert Durst is making the headlines every day as he tries to defeat probable cause and other legal issues that keep him in jail -but there is another interesting question: “What happens to his money?” Durst...

Adjusting Financially After a Divorce

Adjusting to Life Financially after a Divorce There’s no doubt about it–going through a divorce can be an emotionally trying time. Ironing out a divorce settlement, attending various court hearings, and dealing with competing attorneys can all weigh...

Referral Power of Divorce Lawyers

“Divorce attorneys have enormous influence with their wealthy clients when it comes to recommending other professionals such as other attorneys, therapists, and financial advisors.” —Forbes The Forbes article is correct, if you think about it. Divorce is...

Estate Planning Checklist

Here are five estate planning items you should take care of right now. 1. Stop procrastinating. People tend to think they have a lifetime to take care of their estate planning. When people ask me “How long do I have to take care of this?” I usually respond...

Disbarred over stupid things

We have reported over the years on lawyers who get into trouble or even disbarred over the stupid things they do. This is one of the dumbest of all time: A lawyer is suspended from practicing law for various reasons. While suspended, he takes a retainer to handle a...