Domestic Relations

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Domestic Relations

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Arlan Kardon, chair of DS&T’s Domestic Relations Practice Group and a frequent guest on NBC-10’s “10!,” has been happily married for more than 20 years. As a daily observer of human emotion and turmoil, Kardon is all too aware of the pitfalls of marriage, and she uses what she sees to benefit herself and her clients.

The members of DS&T’s Domestic Relations Group have earned the reputation among their peers as tough negotiators and skilled litigators; however, they share a humane and respectful view of the family. Unlike common caricatures of divorce lawyers, Kardon and her team take an active approach, helping clients order their lives by way of strategic financial thinking, e.g. asset protection, analysis of income and expenses and the ultimate values of real and personal property. They also advise clients as to whether they need a pre- or post- nuptial agreement and structure custody agreements to keep the family functioning.

The Domestic Relations Group works in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York, representing high net worth clients in all areas of family law, including divorce; asset protection; equitable distribution in complex, high net worth litigation; custody; support; adoption; and pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements. Its members are committed to understanding the legal impact of the changing face of the American family -- such as same sex marriage and adoption, surrogacy law, grandparents raising children, and dual-income families -- and advising clients accordingly.