Family Law

  • Handled challenges to marital settlement agreements, including out-of-state and out-of-country agreements regarding complex financial matters, custody and visitation arrangements, and support issues.

  • Handled numerous contested child custody matters with visitation restrictions, child support and fees.

  • Presided over numerous custody and visitation disputes. Issues included high conflict cases with significant issues of parent alienation; abuse allegations; inter-state, and intra-state move-away requests; and school choice issues.

  • Resolved dozens of complex property issues including the character, value and division of property.

  • Dealt with high-value, complex, financial disputes, including determining validity of inter-spousal transfers and quit claims, imputation of income, pre-judgment liquidation of assets to avoid unreasonable market risks, characterization and valuation of businesses, apportionment of mixed-character properties, Watts charges and Epstein credits, and apportionment and characterization of stock options.

  • Handled multiple child custody and visitation matters presenting issues of high conflict breakup, parental alienation, and estrangement.

  • Handled dozens of cases regarding appointment of retirement accounts, including 401k, 457b, IRAs, and QDROs.

  • Handled cases involving date of separation, validity and enforceability of pre- and post-marital agreements, clarification of prior court orders and agreements, and failure to disclose assets.

  • Presided over numerous child support, spousal support, and attorney fee requests. Issues included self-employment and income tax write-offs, cash wages, investment and rental income, stock options, depreciation, family gifts, loans, disability, vocational evaluations, and imputed income.

  • Addressed liquidation and distribution of assets from the sale of various assets including homes, investment properties, and businesses in dozens of cases.

  • Presided over numerous validities of premarital agreement matters, including interpretation of the agreement, spousal support, division of substantial jointly-owned assets and fees. Spousal support required determination and consideration of marital standard of living.