Are inheritances marital property?

Inheritance is an issue that comes up in some divorces. That is, one spouse came into a sizable inheritance and assumed it was his or hers to keep no matter what. Then it surprises the spouse in a bad way during divorce proceedings to learn that the other spouse has a...

Who is liable for slip-and-falls?

As anyone who has lived through a cold and snowy winter probably knows, sometimes even walking down a sidewalk can be a gamble. This is particularly obvious during the winter months when snow and ice can accumulate and create hazards, but slip-and-fall injuries can...