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Help! Will My Ex Get Part of My Business in Our Divorce?

In April 2011, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts issued its Adams v. Adams decision, which provides additional guidance in the arena of business valuation in divorce. Can a partnership interest be included in the divisible marital estate? Which methodology should be used to value a partnership...

The Law of the Case Doctrine – Can Wife Successfully Relitigate Divorce Proceedings After Shooting Husband?

A Virginia court of appeals recently determined that because a wife chose not to appeal the grounds for her divorce in a prior appeal, the law of the case doctrine prevented her from relitigating the issue during a subsequent appeal. Specifically, the trial court originally determined that the wife had...