Sep 20, 2012

CAN A STATE JUDGE ORDER JOINT TAX RETURNS IN A DIVORCE?

By Charles G. Douglas – New Hampshire Family Law Attorney A state judge did not have the authority to order the parties in a divorce to file joint income tax returns, the Nebraska Supreme Court has recently ruled. The parties …

May 18, 2011

CONSIDERING A DIVORCE?

At Douglas, Leonard & Garvey, we provide sound and cost effective representation in divorce and family law matters.

Mar 14, 2011

CAN A WIFE SUE HER HUSBAND’S ATTORNEY WHO REPRESENTED HIM IN A DIVORCE?

The attorney who was sued represented the husband in a divorce where the question turned on the value of a multi-million dollar tile business owned by the husband. The wife later uncovered evidence that the husband’s business had a value of over $15,000,000, which was double the number that he claimed it was worth during the divorce.

Dec 23, 2010

CAN YOU SUE FOR A VIOLENT MARRIAGE AFTER YOU ARE DIVORCED?

Considering domestic violence and setting a level of support does not vindicate the primary right of a woman to be free from personal injury. Therefore, the wife had a right to proceed with a civil action for money damages.

Oct 03, 2010

Justice Delayed New Hampshire Court System

Several attorneys filed suit against the State recently to try to obtain proper funding for our judicial system.  It is broken and I could not sit idly by and let it be gutted by excessive legislative budget cuts so I …

Sep 21, 2010

MEDIATION: WILL IT SETTLE MY CASE?

Mediation is a type of “alternative dispute resolution.” Simply put, it is a formalized method by which you attempt to settle your lawsuit before going to trial. It is often confused by lawpersons with arbitration, which is an alternative form of trial judges rather than an actual judge and jury.

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