Richard Stim

Attorney · University of San Francisco School of Law

Attorney Richard Stim specialized in small business, copyright, patents, and trademark issues at Nolo. He has authored 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 his 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, a judge will divide your assets under the laws in your state. Learn about the differences between community property and equitable distribution states.
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.
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.
Problems of Hidden Assets in Michigan Divorce Litigation
Hiding marital assets during divorce is illegal. That doesn’t seem to stop some greedy spouses.