It’s Called Child Support For A Reason: It Belongs to the Child

Many employees benefit from employer provided stock programs. But did you know that in a divorce involving a child support obligation that income realized from vested restricted stock units (“RSU”) could be included for purposes of calculating child support? This was the issue in the recent Massachusetts Appeals case Hoegen v. Hoegen, Mass.App.Ct. No. 14-P-1491. […]

Have A Defense? Use it!

A recent Massachusetts case illustrates the perils of sitting on your legal rights, rather than exercising them without delay. The case is based on claims for damage to a valuable painting that fell from a wall. The picture hangers that held it up tore the canvas of the painting. See American International Insurance Co. v. […]