Tag Archives: Divorce

Estate Planning Real Estate in Divorce

Tenancy by the Entirety and Creditor Recourse to Marital Real Estate

Last week I focused on first-time home buyers and new opportunities for state tax-exempt estate planning. This week’s post continues on the theme of family. Spouses who own Virginia property together may enjoy special protections against the claims of their individual creditors. This special form of ownership is called “Tenancy by the Entirety.” For this […]

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Sterling v. Stiviano: Spouse Sues Paramour Over Title to Property

Earlier this week, the National Basketball Association imposed a lifetime ban on Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. Adventuress Vanessa Stiviano recorded racist and demeaning statements made by Sterling about Basketball Hall of Famer Earvin “Magic” Johnson. The recordings subsequently leaked to the public. In 1991, I watched the first NBA Finals for the […]

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Real Estate in Divorce

Divorce, Family Homes and Elliot in the Morning

On my Friday morning commute, I heard a guest on the radio show, Elliot in the Morning talking about his parents’ divorce, marriages and the legal fate of a family home. I rarely partake of EITM, but this time I stopped to listen (relevant portions of recording between minute marks 8:20-16:30 on YouTube). Tommy Johnagin on Elliot […]

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