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Articles From Leon I. Finkel

Dating, Maintenance, and Miller

By Leon I. Finkel and Katelyn A. Blanchard
April
2016
Article
Page 34
In a ground-breaking ruling, the second district in Miller found that an intimate dating relationship was not a de facto marriage that triggered termination of maintenance after divorce. The ruling is a step forward, the authors argue.

Changing Pension Beneficiaries After Divorce: It’s More Important After Kennedy

By Leon I. Finkel and Hailee R. Bloom
September
2009
Article
Page 462
Now ex-spouses must change the beneficiary designation after divorce or risk inadvertently enriching their former partners.

When Does a Postjudgment Motion Toll the Deadline for Appeal?

By Leon I. Finkel and Bradley A. Silva
March
2007
Article
Page 142
It's a huge mistake to think that every motion after final judgment tolls the deadline for filing an appeal. Here's a review of the statutory and case law.

The Case for Allowing Expert Assistance at Depositions

By Leon I. Finkel and Lena Goretsky Winters
March
2004
Article
Page 151
The authors argue that courts should routinely allow attorneys to bring retained experts to help depose opponents.

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