Phil Spector’s Memorabilia Auction Fiasco: How Divorce Can Lead to Decades of Disputes for Beneficiaries

In an ideal world, each divorce would neatly resolve all property division disputes – allowing ex-spouses and family members to move on with no unanswered questions. As various cases have shown us again and again, this just isn’t how the world works. The most recent incident involves convicted murderer Phil Spector, his ex-wife, his daughter,…


Can a Divorce Reveal Financial Crimes?

One of the many reasons spouses tend to avoid litigated divorces is the fact that these trials go on public record. All kinds of things may be revealed by litigation, including allegations of marital misconduct, child abuse, domestic violence, substance abuse, and so on. But these trials may also reveal alleged instances of financial misconduct,…