Keeping It Civil
The Case of the Pre-Nup and the Porsche & Other True Accounts from the Files of a Family Lawyer
By Margaret Klaw
(Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, Hardcover, 9781616202392, 256pp.)
Publication Date: September 2013
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Provocative true cases that explore the intersection of our most intimate relationships and the law and offer a window into how we define a family today.A woman seeking a divorce has no idea of the family finances her husband doled out money only after she gave him requisition slips for her intended purchases. A lesbian couple wants to include their sperm donor in their child's life the sperm donor is the brother of one partner, so he will be the biological father as well as the child's uncle. These are the clients who come knocking on family lawyer Margaret Klaw's door, hoping for resolution.
Margaret Klaw is a founding partner of Berner Klaw & Watson, a family law firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Named by Martindale-Hubbell as a "Preeminent Woman Lawyer," she has been recognized as a Pennsylvania "Super Lawyer" for the past five years. An adjunct professor of family law at Temple University's Law School, she speaks frequently on family law and blogs for the Huffington Post and dailyworth.com.