Richard Stim

Attorney

Attorney Richard Stim specializes in small business, copyright, patents, and trademark issues at Nolo. He is the author of many books, including Music Law: How to Run Your Band's Business Patent, Copyright & Trademark: An Intellectual Property Desk Reference, and Profit From Your Idea. Stim regularly answers readers' intellectual property questions at Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent, Copyright & Trademark Blog.


Articles By Richard Stim

Property Division by State
If you and your spouse can't agree on how to distribute property during your divorce, the courts will divide your assets under one of two basic schemes, depending on where you live. Learn more about the differences between community property and equitable distribution states.
Divorce, Dissolution and Annulment in Ohio
From Ashtabula to Zanesville, one thing is certain for Ohio couples … one in three first marriages will end within ten years and one in five will end within five years. For those that remarry, the median duration of second marriages is slightly less than for first marriages: 7.3 years for men and 6.8 years for women.
Ohio Spousal Support and Alimony: Questions & Answers
Here are the answers to some common questions about divorce in Ohio.
Problems of Hidden Assets in Michigan Divorce Litigation
Hiding marital assets during divorce is illegal. That doesn’t seem to stop some greedy spouses.
Ten Things To Do If Divorce Is Imminent
If you’re convinced that your marriage is irretrievably broken and you’re headed for divorce, here are ten steps to take.
Virginia Laws on Divorce
Detailed information on the laws governing the divorce process in Virginia.