Italian prime minister and TV-network billionaire Silvio Berlusconi may be facing an alimony obligation as great as $65 million per year.
Yearly Archives: 2009
The downside of the holiday season is a special challenge for families who are experiencing divorce or separation. Here are a few tips to cope with the holiday season.
A series of articles published last month in Working Mother magazine claims that men who seek custody of their children in contested divorces are winning just as often as women. This trend is attributed to the principle that parents who work harder to provide for the family have less time and ability to perform traditional parenting tasks. As more women devote themselves to their careers, the article suggests, they may have […]
In Mackay v. Mackay (2009), a parent attempted to enforce a casual conversation about college plans for their young children as a “verbal agreement” to pay college expenses.
During the statewide broadcast of PBI’s Family Law Update today, my colleague David Ladov asked me to post the features that a marital settlement agreement would have to contain in order to qualify as a QDRO (qualified domestic relations order). A QDRO is one of two possible ways that someone may waive his or her right to receive a share of his or her ex-spouse’s retirement benefits (the other being a beneficiary designation form).
November 03, 2009 | Press Releases
The law firm of Pollock Begg Komar Glasser LLC is pleased to announce that partner Brian C. Vertz was inducted into the Allegheny County Bar Foundation’s Fellows Program for 2009. The Fellows Program honors attorneys who have shown a commitment to excellence in charitable, community, professional and public service activities. Vertz focuses his practice in the areas of divorce, support and custody law. Todd Begg and David Pollock have been […]