Divorce and Money Questions? Look No Further

Kudos to The Wall Street Journal and reporter Veronica Dagher for this nifty report on the six mistakes couples make when divorcing. It’s really a short and sweet version of the advice I offer in On Your Case (along with so much more; I promise the book is value-added!) Among her observations: make sure you […]

Returning, happily, to @thecyclemsnbc to guest host; 3p ET

Thursday’s highlights: http://on.msnbc.com/1Ai8WX9  http://on.msnbc.com/1c7Xwtl  on.msnbc.com/1LhhJsz 

Excited to join @msnbcthecycle today as substitute host, 3p ET

Yelp Keeps Negative Reviews Anonymous (for now)…

Closing a long-running battle that pitted an aggrieved small businessman against the behemoth of online reviews, the Virginia Supreme Court held that a state court judge could not force Yelp to unmask the identities of seven unhappy reviewers who posted negative comments on the site. Hadeed Carpet Cleaning Inc. sued Yelp, asserting that the negative […]

Two Twins, Two Dads

A New Jersey judge, persuaded by DNA testing, has ruled that a man believed to have fathered twin girls is only responsible for one of them. In what this report calls the first case of its kind in New Jersey, and the third nationwide, a Superior Court judge in Paterson ruled that the man would […]

In Minnesota, New Options For Wedding Officiants

As readers of On Your Case know, I have a soft spot for nontraditional wedding officiants, particularly those aligned with the suspiciously-simple-to-join Universal Life Church. So it was enlightening to learn that soon-to-be-spouses in Minnesota now have more choices than ever when they identify the person who will preside over their weddings. The StarTribune reports […]

As Same Sex Marriage Expands, Benefits Change

As we await a Supreme Court ruling that may make same-sex marriage legal across the country this summer, employers are getting ready, making policy changes that require couples who can get married to march down the aisle to maintain benefits. The Wall Street Journal reports that companies like Delta Airlines and Verizon are phasing out benefits […]

Sex on the Beach

It’s an old trick, but it never fails: an attention-getting headline. Here’s a segment where Chris Hayes, the gifted comedian Jordan Carlos and I ponder the correct punishment for too-public behavior.    

Local Attention for On Your Case

Thank you, Carnegie Hill Neighbors, for making space for On Your Case in your loving roundup of books by local authors.

Sharing Law in Scarsdale

I’ll be at the Scarsdale Public Library tonight!