Category: Legal Services

The March 29, 2016, edition of Delaware Business Times included my article headlined “If there’s one sure thing in divorce, it’s taxes.” The article outlined some of the ways a divorce may affect an individual tax return. Those areas included alimony, dependency exemptions and itemized deductions. The impact of divorce on taxes shifted dramatically on…

(AP) — A former textile manufacturing executive is accused of bribing an Amtrak employee to secure contracts worth millions for his Delaware employer. Scott Crothers is charged with bribing Timothy Miller with more than $20,000 cash and multiple trips to Rehoboth Beach, the News Journal reports. Miller pleaded guilty last year to his side of…

By Joyce L. Carroll Special to Delaware Business Times Landscapers often chose the profession because of a love for the outdoors. For Jermaine Marlow Wright, working outside has a deeper meaning. It’s an environment he enjoyed only fleetingly for two decades. Once on death row and in solitary confinement, Wright was exonerated of first-degree murder…

(AP) — Prosecutors are seeking prison time for four former executives of the only financial institution criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program. The four former Wilmington Trust officials face sentencing next week for fraud and conspiracy. They are asking for probation. Former bank president Robert Harra Jr. and former chief financial…

By Ken Mammerella Special to Delaware Business Times A new meetup group hopes to improve the future of Wilmington by discussing its past. “We’re an idealist-type group,” said Nathan Field of the Wilmington History Society, which he co-founded this spring with Benjamin Rapkin. “We want to generate new interest and excitement about the city and…

On Tuesday, September 25, prominent lawyer William Messenger spoke to a lively crowd of attendees at a Caesar Rodney Institute mixer in Wilmington. Messenger, alongside CRI Chief Economist Dr. John Stapleford, spoke about Messenger’s recent victory in the Supreme Court case Janus v AFSCME and laid out the possible political repercussions of decision. Janus, for…