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‘Tis the Season…For Divorces?

Tis the season....for divorces? A few days ago, I appeared on Fox News discussing a change in tax law that goes into effect January 1: alimony will no longer be tax deductible. It's a worrying change for those whose divorces won't be finalized before the end of this year. For all intents and purposes, because of…
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Some thoughts on immigration

We don’t have an immigration problem in America. A country has an immigration problem when everybody wants to leave a country, not when they want to come into a country. What we have is a law enforcement problem, and the methodology to legitimately embrace immigrants lawfully eligible for citizenship. America is, after all, a country of…
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Pet Custody

An article in last week’s New York Times particularly resonated with me, since it focused on something I’ve been dealing with in a variety of New York cases for decades.  With a headline of California Divorce Courts Go to Dogs as Pets Gain Status, the article looked into a new California state law that goes…
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The Age of Experience

Over the past couple years, the phrase "The Experience Age"--or, alternately, "The Age of Experience"--has become a way to explain how we relate to goods and services in our hyper-connected, always-online world.  In other words, to deeply connect there needs to be something that creates a memory, a feeling, or an emotional response beyond just…
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