“What the Brangelina Story Means About Keeping Your Settlement Agreement Out of Public View”
Hedgepeth Heredia partner Jon Hedgepeth writes in the Daily Report this week about keeping your divorce settlement agreement out of the public view.
- What does it mean?
- Why would a couple want privacy?
- Can you really keep it private?
- What are the rules?
The guitar at the center of Frances Bean Cobain’s divorce from Isaiah Silva has gone to Silva. In court, Silva claimed Cobain gave him one of her father’s most iconic guitars – the Martin D-18E he used on MTV’s Unplugged in one of his last performances as a wedding gift.
Of course, Cobain maintains she never meant to gift the guitar to her husband.
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Court documents recently Read more
The new tax bill passed by Congress has all kinds of hidden nuggets buried deep within. One of those nuggets includes changes to the tax code that affects divorce settlements.
The big change that family law attorneys and couples considering divorce should consider: Under the old system, alimony payments were deductible by the payer and counted as income to the recipient. But under the provisions of the new bill, that Read more
The royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is coming up on May 19, and the marriage of English royalty to an American actress offers a great opportunity to look at the legal aspects of engagements and marital property.
Being engaged is an important rite of passage in our culture. But interestingly, there is no legal status attached to “being engaged.” In the eyes of law, a person passes Read more
Katie Ehrlich has joined family law firm of Hedgepeth Heredia as an Associate. She joins the Atlanta-based firm continuing her focus on family law.
“We’re delighted to have Katie join our team, bringing her skills and relationships to the service of our clients,” said Hannibal Heredia, managing partner at Hedgepeth Heredia.
Ehrlich graduated with honors from the Georgia State University College of Law, where she earned the Georgia Chapter of Read more
Jon Hedgepeth and Hannibal Heredia, the founding partners of Hedgepeth Heredia, partner Jessica Reece Fagan, and attorneys Paul Simon and Michaela Mericle have all recently been recognized by their legal peers for excellence.
Atlanta Magazine’s Super Lawyers
- Founding partners Jon Hedgepeth and Hannibal Heredia were included on Atlanta magazine’s Super Lawyers 2018 list.
- Hannibal Heredia marks his second year on the “Top 100” attorneys listing.
- Partner Jessica Reece Fagan and
When couples get divorced, the court divides all their assets, including their cash, vacation property, jewelry, and cars. Their expensive artwork and even their country club memberships are all equitably divided by law and process. There’s one other valuable belonging to be divided that most don’t consider property: a cherished and beloved pet.
Yes, you read right: Pets are considered property just like earrings and golf clubs. From your purebred Read more