Family Law Firm Pollock Begg Welcomes Associate Attorney Benjamin M. Lehman

March 15, 2021 | Press Releases

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PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh family law firm Pollock Begg is pleased to announce the addition of Benjamin M. Lehman as an associate attorney. Lehman strives to guide clients through stressful times in their lives, assessing their needs and delivering effective representation, whether through litigation or alternative dispute resolution methods. His comprehensive family law practice focuses on divorce and custody cases. He joined Pollock Begg as an associate after serving as a […]

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Chasing Divorce Assets, Part 4

International Tracing

This four-part blog series addresses the sourcing of money and property in divorce proceedings to discover hidden assets and income, distinguish separate property from marital property and enforce or attack prenuptial agreements.  International Tracing Traditional discovery is an essential but incomplete tool when tracing foreign assets and income in connection with a divorce. Divorce lawyers must understand, and explain to clients, that the subpoena power of a U.S. court does […]

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Chasing Divorce Assets, Part 3

Defending and Attacking Prenuptial Agreements

This four-part blog series addresses the sourcing of money and property in divorce proceedings to discover hidden assets and income, distinguish separate property from marital property and enforce or attack prenuptial agreements. Defending and Attacking Prenuptial Agreements If the objective of a prenuptial agreement is to define and protect separate property, an effective one must anticipate and address future opportunities for comingling, transmutation, and retitling separate property. For instance, many […]

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Chasing Divorce Assets, Part 2

Distinguishing Separate Property

February 03, 2021 | Equitable Distribution, Legal Perspective, Marital Property

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This four-part blog series addresses the sourcing of money and property in divorce proceedings to discover hidden assets and income, distinguish separate property from marital property and enforce or attack prenuptial agreements. Distinguishing Separate Property In jurisdictions employing a dual classification form of equitable distribution, there is a legal distinction between marital and separate property. Marital property is divided between spouses upon divorce. Separate property is exempt from equitable distribution, […]

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Pittsburgh-based Pollock Begg Commemorates 20 Years of Dedication to Family Law

January 21, 2021 | Family Law News, Press Releases

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PITTSBURGH — Celebrating the firm’s 20th anniversary this month, the family law attorneys of Pollock Begg embark on a third decade of serving clients with innovative solutions to resolve domestic relations matters. The firm formed as Pollock Begg Komar Glasser in 2001 when two of the biggest law firms in Pittsburgh eliminated their matrimonial law departments. David S. Pollock, partner and head of Reed Smith’s matrimonial group, envisioned a powerhouse […]

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Pollock Begg: Celebrating 20 Years

January 20, 2021 | Videos

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We’re proud of our Solid Foundation and look forward to a Progressive Future! Pollock Begg is celebrating 20 years of dedication to family law in Pittsburgh! Our founders envisioned a powerhouse family law firm able to prioritize clients’ needs and respond to domestic relations matters for individuals throughout western Pennsylvania. We built Pollock Begg to be as agile in our strategies as we are tenacious in litigation. Guiding principles of […]

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