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This article will assist family law practitioners in understanding Military Disability Retired Pay (“MDRP”) and Concurrent Retirement Disability Pay (“CDRP”) in a divorce, as the rules for division have changed based on a recent administrative ruling from the Department of Defense, and this may have significant consequences for your ...

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Debra Frank

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Avery Cooper, CFLS

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James M. Crawford, Jr., JD

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James A. Hennenhoefer, CFLS

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Diana E. Richmond, CFLS

On December 17, 2019, the Honorable Thomas Trent Lewis retired from his long-standing posi...

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Ronald S. Granberg, CFLS

Introduction Let’s explore Marriage of Anka and Yeager (2019) 31 Cal. App.5th 1115 (Anka)...

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Diana E. Richmond, CFLS

Being with Tommy for 47 years, a mark of his character is his humility, decency, integrity...

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Hon. Maren Nelson

Congratulations to the Honorable B. Scott Thomsen, recipient of the 2019 Hall of Fame awar...

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Hon. Maren Nelson

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Hon. Maren Nelson

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Hon. Maren Nelson

In November 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Brace v. Spe...

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Robert E. Blevans, CFLS

Family law, in my opinion, is the most complex area in the practice of law. Not only do we...

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Robert E. Blevans, CFLS

That is Impact! Last Issue, ACFLS honored the Honorable Judge Trent Lewis who retired on...

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