Mediated hundreds of custody and visitation disputes. Issues included high conflict cases with significant issues of parent alienation; abuse allegations; international, inter-state, and intra-state move-away requests; school choice issues; and cases involving complex and serious physical and mental health issues.
Resolved dozens of complex property issues including the character, value and division of property.
Handled hundreds of child support, spousal support, and attorney fee requests. Issues included self-employment and income tax write offs, cash wages, investment and rental income, stock options, depreciation, family gifts, loans, disability, vocational evaluations, and imputed income.
Handled hundreds of cases involving date of separation, validity and enforceability of pre- and post-marital agreements, alleged breach of fiduciary duties, clarification of prior court orders and agreements, and failure to disclose assets.
Addressed complex, high-value financial disputes, including imputing income on tens of millions dollar assets, characterization and valuation of hundred million dollar businesses, determining validity of inter-spousal transfers and quit claims, apportionment of mixed-character properties, Epstein credits and Watts charges, apportionment and characterization of stock options and RSUs, and pre-judgment liquidation of assets to avoid unreasonable market risks.
Handled dozens of challenges to martial settle agreements, including out-of-state and out-of-country agreements regarding complex financial matters, custody and visitation arrangements, and support issues.
Resolved dozens of cases involving intra-state, inter-state and international jurisdictional issues.
Addressed liquidation and distribution of assets from the sale of various assets including homes, investment properties, and businesses in dozens of cases.
Resolved matters addressing the intersection of estate-planning and disillusion proceedings.
Determined whether martial settlement agreement to pay spousal support to Harvard Law School graduate husband was valid given his incarceration for kidnapping and rape.
Addressed hundreds of requests ranging from $5,000 to $750,000 for attorney’s fees, both needs-based under Family Code section 2030 and as sanctions under Family Code section 271.
Handled dozens of cases regarding appointment of retirement accounts, including 401k, 457b, IRAs, and QDROs.