If my ex-spouse need to pick up our children at a different time from that stated in our custody agreement, do we need to alter the agreement, or is a verbal agreement enough?

As an attorney, my answer is almost always going to be “get it in writing.” While you may have the most amicable divorce in the world, you never know what the future may hold. Contracts fill the gaps left when human trust fails. If this is a one-time, or two-time situation, a verbal agreement might…

What are the benefits of choosing mediation over litigation in a divorce?

When most of us think of divorce, we often fear custody battles, endless legal filings, and costly court proceedings. The process of divorce can seem daunting, and the emotional aspects of a marriage’s dissolution can be painful. But what if there was another way? Another, more collaborative and sometimes less expensive way? There is: mediation.…

Hidden Cash Assets

The client hired Attorney Heberg as her second lawyer after terminating her first attorney. The case involved substantial cash assets that were in our clients possession, difficult to prove and posed significant tax ramifications for both parties. Unfortunately, the prior attorney had admitted to the existence of the cash savings. While our client was satisfied…

Pre-nuptial Contract

Our client sought to enter into a pre-nuptial contract with his prospective wife prior to marriage. He wanted to protect his significant retirement accounts and insure that his pre-marital assets remained such. After drafting the contract, and meeting with his prospective wife, some minor changes were made to the document to account for marital earnings,…