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How are Families Dealing with the COVID-19 Lockdown?

April 13, 2020 Media Mentions
The Boston Globe published an article, "Will divorce rates spike after COVID-19?" explaining that during the COVID-19 pandemic, some are speculating that there will be a rise in these rates. Verrill family law attorney David Friedman, who was interviewed and quoted in the article, confirmed that his immediate focus surrounded issues of custody, family plans for social distancing, and the fact that courts are closed for cases that aren’t deemed emergencies. David added that his efforts have been directed towards trying to help couples from across state lines see their children without compromising peoples' health.

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Trust Holding Dispute

We represented one of the independent trustees of a trust holding multibillion dollar investments in two public companies in the context of a family dispute respecting control of the family's interest in those companies...

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Prominent Attorneys Join Verrill’s Family Law Practice

(January 23, 2020) – Verrill is pleased to welcome attorneys Nancy O’Donnell and David Friedman to the firm’s Boston office as the newest members of its Family Law Group. The addition of O’Donnell and...

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Litigation and Negotiations of Trust

We represented the client and other family members in litigation and negotiations resulting in a settlement pursuant to which the Trustee of a Trust established by the client's late parent, with assets approaching $500,000,000.00...

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Sales of Interest

We have assisted a client and his other advisors in creating and implementing a plan, involving gifts and sales of interests to trusts for the benefit of younger generation family members, involving hundreds of...

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Estate and Tax Planning

Representation of a client in connection with estate and tax planning involving net worth in excess of $500,000,000.00, including major philanthropic plans, disposition of an exceptionally valuable art collection and provisions for a non-citizen...

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Verrill Elects Four New Partners

(January 22, 2020) – Verrill is pleased to announce that four of the firm’s attorneys have been elected to partner: Kristin Doeberl, Kelly Donahue, Christopher Lockman, and Mathew Todaro. Kristin Doeberl , a family...

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39 Verrill Attorneys Named 2019 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Verrill Attorney Karen Frink Wolf Again Named One of New England’s Top 100 Attorneys and Top 50 Women Attorneys (December 11, 2019) – The 2019 edition of New England Super Lawyers and Rising Stars...

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COVID-19: Resources for Our Valued Family Law Clients

This is an unprecedented time in our history, calling for an equally unprecedented level of collaboration among families, especially those who struggle with conflict. We wanted to share with you some facts about how...

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Prenuptial Agreement

We represented the daughter of billionaire parents in negotiating a prenuptial agreement, including crafting disclosure of both interests in trusts of which she is currently a beneficiary and her contingent interests in assets that...

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COVID-19 Family Law Impact

The Boston Bar Association published an article interviewing family law attorney and BBA Family Law Section Co-chair David Friedman about how COVID-19 has impacted the family law practice. David also covers what resources family...