International Divorce Lawyer on Asset Disclosure rules under European and American law

International Divorce Lawyer on Asset Disclosure rules under European and American law – by Marion TD Lewis In the United States, in just about every state, parties in a divorce action are legally required to make a full disclosure of their assets when they divorce – under penalty of perjury. The same is true in England. But […]

What is the difference between “income” and “assets” in a divorce proceeding?

Assets are usually split according to a community property or equitable distribution scheme and these would be things like real estate, expensive jewelry, copyrights/trademarks, GOLD, stamp collections, companies, bonuses, lottery winnings, stocks, bonds, trust funds and other indices’s of “wealth” that may not be so liquid, like “appreciation,” “goodwill” and “stake.”

MASSACHUSETTS: Attorney misrepresents her assets in contested divorce and gets suspended from the bar

Lying lawyers better watch out. The Massachusetts courts are not going to allow you to prevaricate at your heart’s content without consequences. To wit, the story of Kathleen Kilkenny, a Mass lawyer who was involved in a contested divorce action. So she basically lies under oath about her income stating she made about $50K when […]