Monday, December 27, 2010

LARRY RICE: on Alimony

Attorney Larry Rice speaks about Tennessee law for alimony. His lecture enlightens listeners on the reality of alimony, including the different types of alimony and the factors that influence the final rulings for alimony in divorce cases.

To view the complete video, please see the link below.

Monday, December 20, 2010

"Montana Supreme Court Considers Access Restrictions"

This really needs to happen. Currently, the law in most states gives open access to very private information in divorce cases for anyone who wants to view the information. This is bad for the parties involved (identity theft, disclosing selling terms for homes, etc.) and bad for the children involved (who did nothing to get their private information out there to begin with). Legislators please fix this.
-Larry Rice

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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Private Companies Financing Divorce Litigation

The idea in the attached New York Times article sounds really great for many reasons including the prevention of conflict of interest between clients and lawyers. However, as with so many things, the devil is in the details. If you read closely, you will see they are only talking about financing for mega divorces. My feeling is that if you have less than $10 million you need not apply. In those mega divorces, the non dominant parties (often the wife, but not always) can apply to the court for interim or pendente lite fees, attorney fees, and suit expenses. Good judges grant these, it solves the problem and it is available for both the mega divorces and the middle class divorces.

Larry Rice
Attorney at Law