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Article for SRS on “Tips on how to advise the modern family: in the context of trusts and estate planning”
  • GSC Solicitors
  • USA
  • April 27 2017

Family dynamics have become more and more complicated over the years as "blended" families have replaced the "traditional" mum, dad and two


Seventh Circuit Rules Title VII Bars Sexual Orientation Discrimination, Creating Circuit Split and Setting Stage for Likely Supreme Court Review
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 12 2017

In a landmark en banc decision rejecting its earlier panel ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit became the first federal


Special contributions - hard work is not enough
  • Boodle Hatfield
  • United Kingdom
  • April 12 2017

It goes without saying that divorce is an unpleasant process. But it becomes even more awful when the separating couple cannot reach an agreement and


U.S. Appellate Court Declares That Title VII Prohibits Employment Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • April 7 2017

On April 4, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit became the first federal appellate court to hold that discrimination on


Seventh Circuit Holds Sexual Orientation Bias Exists Under Title VII
  • Verrill Dana LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2017

Earlier this week, the Seventh Circuit in an en banc (all member of the court participating as opposed to only three) decision held that Title VII’s


How to protect your family-owned business from your child’s spouse
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2017

For most people, a child’s wedding is one of those great life moments that is filled with months of planning and excitement. However, for people who


IRS Grants Same-Sex Married Couples Partial Gift and Estate Tax Relief
  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2017

Earlier this year, the IRS issued Notice 2017-15 giving same-sex married couples some retroactive relief from the application of the gift, estate and


How Can I Fight Deportation of My Loved Ones?
  • Dean Mead Attorneys at Law
  • USA
  • March 15 2017

Immigration law is notoriously strict. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) does not offer leeway to any noncitizen or


Do’s and Don’ts for Farmers - a family lawyer’s perspective
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2017

Divorces where the matrimonial property includes a farming business are often some of the most difficult and fraught ones to deal with. Problems can


Civil Partnerships For Heterosexual Couples? Wait And See
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 21 2017

London based couple, Charles Keidan and Rebecca Steinfeld, have been cohabiting for seven years. Rather than entering into a marriage, they decided