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Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Apr 24

    4 Ways to Find Post-Divorce Happine

    4 Ways to Find Post-Divorce Happine
    Why is it that some people move on rather quickly after a divorce, while others don’t seem to move on with their lives? This question enters the minds of many spouses as they contemplate their own divorce, hoping that they…
  • Apr 17

    Google and Dating After Divorce

    Google and Dating After Divorce
    In today’s day and age, your online presence is important. In reality, your online presence could be viewed by your boss, co-workers, potential employers, your spouse’s divorce attorney, and post-divorce – by your…
  • Apr 10

    Successful Co-Parenting After Divorce

    Successful Co-Parenting After Divorce
    In the 1980s and 1990s, it was “normal” in divorce cases for the children to end up living with the mother and for the father to see his children one evening a week and every other weekend. However, in recent years much has…
Rank this Week: 55

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Mar 28

    New NBC Sitcom To Show Loving Side Of Divorce

    New NBC Sitcom To Show Loving Side Of Divorce
    In August, a new NBC sitcom will premiere starring Marlon Wayans that will show a more loving side of divorce. “Marlon,” which premieres Wednesday, Aug. 16 (9/8 CT), is a lighthearted comedy about a father doing his best to…
  • Mar 27

    Can My Wife Kick Me Out By Changing The Locks?

    Can My Wife Kick Me Out By Changing The Locks?
    Question: My wife has forced me out of the home we own together by changing the locks and security codes. Can she still make me pay half of the mortgage payments until the house is sold? Does she have the right to force me out in this way?…
  • Mar 24

    Is It Worth Pursuing Child Support?

    Is It Worth Pursuing Child Support?
    Question: I share 50/50 custody of my son with my ex-wife. For about six years, I paid child support. We recently mediated and child support was eliminated. I am planning on retiring in about a year while my ex is going to be working for…
Rank this Week: 59

NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 83

Law Offices of Scott David Stewart…

Law Offices of Scott David Stewart Blog

Covers divorce and family law.

http://www.arizonalawgroup.com/Legal-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 7

    How Child Support Is Determined in Arizona

    How Child Support Is Determined in Arizona
    Child support is usually paid by the noncustodial parent. If parents share custody after divorce, the court usually chooses the parent with the larger income to pay child support. Child support agreements differ from case to case and depend…
  • Jun 30

    Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?

    Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?
    Standardized field sobriety tests or "SFSTs" are used by law enforcement to ascertain whether a driver is intoxicated. All law enforcement agencies throughout the nation have to abide by the same standard of field sobriety testing set by the…
  • Feb 11

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law
    In the state of Arizona, there are three major drunk driving statutes: Title 28-1381 – Driving Under the Influence Title 28-1382 – Extreme / Super Extreme DUI Title 28-1383 – Aggravated Driving Under the Influence Title…
Rank this Week: 82

Colorado Springs Divorce Attorney…

Colorado Springs Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers divorce, military divorce, child custody and legal separation in Colorado. By Gasper Law Group.

http://www.coloradospringsdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 23

    Divorce – Just Another Statistic?

    Divorce – Just Another Statistic?
    By Staff Attorney The Gasper Law Group, PLLC You’ve no doubt heard that 50% of all marriages end in divorce.  That statistic in and of itself is discouraging.  However, it is true or just a myth?  Is this divorce…
  • Mar 23

    Divorce – Just Another Statistic?

    Divorce – Just Another Statistic?
    By Staff Attorney The Gasper Law Group, PLLC You’ve no doubt heard that 50% of all marriages end in divorce.  That statistic in and of itself is discouraging.  However, it is true or just a myth?  Is this divorce…
  • Mar 10

    In A Colorado Divorce, Who Gets the Pets?

    In A Colorado Divorce, Who Gets the Pets?
    By Staff Attorney The Gasper Law Group, PLLC (“Fagan” – Grand Champion Irish Red & White Setter of “Truly Red & Whites”) Pets: Are they family members or property? Surely there aren’t folks who…
Rank this Week: 167

Puryear Law Blog

Puryear Law Blog

Covers criminal defense, family law, divorce, juvenile law, business law, discrimination, personal injury, and related matters in the states of Illinois and Iowa.

http://www.puryearlaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 30

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge
    Trafficking in certain motor vehicles or motor vehicle parts, or operating a chop shop, is a Federal offense under 18 U.S.C. § 2321 and 18 U.S.C. § 2322, respectively: 18 U.S.C. § 2321 provides as follows: (a) Whoever buys,…
  • Jan 29

    Who is a “Caretaker” of a Child According to Iowa DHS

    Who is a “Caretaker” of a Child According to Iowa DHS
    Under Iowa law, for a person to be accused of being a perpetrator of child abuse must be a person responsible for the care of a child. A person responsible for the care of a child is defined in Iowa Code 232.68 as follows: a. Parent,…
  • Jan 29

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed
    Those convicted of crimes committed as a juvenile who are serving life sentences have the right to seek a review and reduction of those sentences, under a United States Supreme Court ruling that was issued on January 25, 2016. In Montgomery…
Rank this Week: 179

Our Family Wizard Blog

Our Family Wizard Blog

Focuses on ideas that could reduce conflict, improve communication, protect children and help move families forward.

http://www.ourfamilywizard.com/ofw/index.cfm/blog/
  • Apr 25

    Spotlight on Brook Olsen and the High Conflict Diversion Program™

    Spotlight on Brook Olsen and the High Conflict Diversion Program™
    Spotlight on Brook Olsen and the High Conflict Diversion Program™ Separation or divorce is a challenging process for any family to endure, but intense, ongoing conflict between parents can make this situation even more challenging.…
  • Apr 20

    How to Effectively Replace Email and Text Messaging With A Co-Parent

    How to Effectively Replace Email and Text Messaging With A Co-Parent
    How to Effectively Replace Email and Text Messaging With A Co-Parent During and after a divorce, communication can become complicated for those involved. While it might not be hard to get a hold of each other, it can be difficult to have…
  • Apr 18

    The Impact Of Domestic Violence On Children

    The Impact Of Domestic Violence On Children
    The Impact Of Domestic Violence On Children America is in the throes of a silent epidemic. It is reported that 3 to 4 million children between the ages of 3 and 17 are at risk of being exposed to domestic violence. If you or your…
Rank this Week: 270

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers California divorce and family law issues. By The Law Office Of David P. Schwarz.

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Alex Jones Right Wing talk show host Child Custody Battle

    Alex Jones Right Wing talk show host Child Custody Battle
    Alex Jones a right wing talk show host in Austin Texas is currently embroiled in a child custody battle.  Apparently he is quite outspoken and his on show persona is now in question.  The child custody battle with his wife Kelly…
  • Apr 18

    Easley v Easley: The alleged Due process violation from the Court ordered sale of the marital residence

    Easley v Easley: The alleged Due process violation from the Court ordered sale of the marital residence
    Often parties to a marriage buy a home and eventually when the divorce comes are trying to split the marital equities and debts.  One of the hardest assets to divide is the marital residence.  Why is it hard to divide? Often there…
  • Apr 13

    Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for Divorce

    Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for Divorce
    It finally has happened.   I guess some would say the inevitable.  But Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have finally called it quits after what appeared to be an on again off again relationship.  Jennifer Garner filed a Petition…
Rank this Week: 262

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber,…

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber, PLLC

Covers bankruptcy, family law, foreclosure, and real estate law in New York.

http://vaughnweberlaw.com
  • Apr 19

    Retaliatory Eviction

    Retaliatory Eviction
    RETALIATORY EVICTION In New York, tenants are protected from retaliatory eviction proceedings by RPAPL 223-b.  This statute states in summary that a landlord cannot commence a summary proceeding to evict a tenant in retaliation or…
  • Apr 13

    Punitive Damages for DWI that causes Injury

    Punitive Damages for DWI that causes Injury
    Personal Injury Actions Involving DWI’s May Lead to Punitive Damages Individuals who are injured by a person driving while intoxicated may be entitled to punitive damages in addition to the compensatory damages that awarded.  The…
  • Apr 10

    Industrial Code Violation

    Industrial Code Violation
    INDUSTRIAL CODE VIOLATIONS New York Courts are littered with Labor Law 241(6) claims that hinge on whether the correct industrial codes have been plead and supported with admissible evidence.  For a person injured in a construction…
Rank this Week: 267

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Helps women navigate the intricacies of divorce and save money along the way. By Helene Taylor.

http://heleneltaylor.com/blog/
  • Mar 15

    Practice Mindfulness in Divorce

    Practice Mindfulness in Divorce
    I stand before a judge in a public courtroom crowded with lawyers and clients awaiting their divorce hearings. My client’s husband created two counterfeit checks and, under penalty of perjury, presented copies of the checks to the court…
  • Feb 12

    Stipulation and Order with Settlement Term

    Stipulation and Order with Settlement Term
    The post Stipulation and Order with Settlement Terms appeared first on Helene L. Taylor.
  • Feb 12

    Stipulation For Custody and Parenting Plan

    Stipulation For Custody and Parenting Plan
    Please Log in to view this content. The post Stipulation For Custody and Parenting Plan appeared first on Helene L. Taylor.
Rank this Week: 261

Always Family Center

Always Family Center

Covers Minnesota family conflict and divorce issues. By Carl Arnold.

http://alwaysfamilycenter.com
  • Nov 26

    Daisy Camp schedule for end of 2014 and into 2015

    Daisy Camp schedule for end of 2014 and into 2015
    I have an update on Daisy Camp to share.  See below! We have our 2015 calendar of events ready to go (click here for schedule).  We are still adding more events. Our last event for 2014 is on the Financial Nuts ……
  • Oct 22

    Give Your Used Cell Phone to a Good Cause (Survivors of Domestic Violence)

    Give Your Used Cell Phone to a Good Cause (Survivors of Domestic Violence)
    Give Your Used Cell Phone to a Good Cause (Survivors of Domestic Violence) Although I don’t use Verizon for my own cell phone service provider, I recently came across a Verizon wireless page about how you can donate your used ……
  • Jun 12

    Importance of ICWA to Native American children and tribes in the Child Protection court system

    Importance of ICWA to Native American children and tribes in the Child Protection court system
    This is an emotionally powerful and touching, professionally produced video that tells through first-hand experiences the importance and benefits of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). I’ve been involved in sereral ICWA child…
Rank this Week: 209

Georgia Family Law Blog

Georgia Family Law Blog

Covers family law Issues in Georgia, including divorce, alimony, and child support. By Stephen M. Worrall.

http://www.gafamilylawblog.com/
  • Nov 18

    We're Moving!

    We're Moving!
    I am consolidating the content of all of our blogs at our Georgia Family Law website. Please join us there for new posts and to find all of our old posts.
  • Nov 18

    We're Moving!

    We're Moving!
    I am consolidating the content of all of our blogs at our Georgia Family Law website. Please join us there for new posts and to find all of our old posts.
  • Jul 27

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?
    As a Cobb County divorce attorney, many clients ask me what the Social Security consequences would be if they were divorced. Many questions need to be answered.          Experts at AARP and the Social Security Administration provide this…
Rank this Week: 313

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Covers South Carolina divorce, custody and family law issues. By Gregory S. Forman.

http://www.gregoryforman.com
  • Apr 26

    Giving it away

    Giving it away
    When I mentor newly licensed attorneys, one of the more important lessons I try to impart is that they should be clear about when and why they are doing unpaid work and insure they get paid for their remaining work. This isn’t intended…
  • Apr 22

    Where’s the public good in “Pro bono publico”?

    Where’s the public good in “Pro bono publico”?
    At some point the Latin phrase for the concept that lawyers should provide volunteer services was shortened from “pro bono publico” to simply “pro bono.” I have no idea when or why it happened, but in the context of…
  • Apr 21

    Better to be underemployed than overemployed

    Better to be underemployed than overemployed
    There was a recent (April 18, 2017) opinion piece by David Leonhardt in the New York Times titled, “You’re Too Busy. You Need a ‘Shultz Hour.’” In it Leonhardt discusses the work of psychologist Amos Tversky on…
Rank this Week: 416

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Florida divorce, child custody, and child support. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Attorney Fees, Divorce

    Attorney Fees, Divorce
    As a Jacksonville divorce attorney, I understand that attorney fees in divorce cases is an issue that comes up in every case. Whether each person will pay his or her own attorney fees, or whether the other side will be forced to contribute…
  • Apr 13

    Child Support Contempt

    Child Support Contempt
    Child Support Contempt is a common issue with Jacksonville Family law and divorce cases. When it comes to child support, often child support contempt motions are part of the norm.  As a Jacksonville child support attorney and family…
  • Feb 23

    Child Support, Gross Income Matter

    Child Support, Gross Income Matter
    Money and finances in divorce and related cases are rarely, if ever, at the very top of a judge’s list of important issues, but child support calculations are important.   For the most part, calculating child support is a…
Rank this Week: 370

Brownn Family Law

Brownn Family Law

Feature information and updates on Minnesota divorce and family law issues. By Brown Law Offices, PA.

http://www.mnfamilylawblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    How to Avoid Checking on Your Ex on Facebook and Other Bad Social Media Habits During a Divorce

    How to Avoid Checking on Your Ex on Facebook and Other Bad Social Media Habits During a Divorce
    You’ve filed for divorce. It’s a process that can take plenty of time even when uncontested. Your lawyer will likely advise you to avoid contact with your ex at this time, but checking in on them on social media can be tempting.…
  • Apr 17

    How to Disentangle Your Ex-Spouse’s Finances from Your Own

    How to Disentangle Your Ex-Spouse’s Finances from Your Own
    Just as finances can be a major source of contention in a marriage, they can be even more so during a divorce. Disentangling your ex-spouse’s finances from your own may be no simple task, especially with shared assets like home and…
  • Apr 12

    When is Full Legal Custody Granted to Only One Parent, and Why?

    When is Full Legal Custody Granted to Only One Parent, and Why?
    Child custody is a complex issue. When parents dissolve a marriage, if they can’t agree on whom the children will live with, then the court must decide. How is that determined? Several factors are considered. •  …
Rank this Week: 455

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, custody, and child support. By Sandy T. Fox, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 322

New York Family Law Blog

New York Family Law Blog

Covers family law topics. Published by New York attorney, Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkfamilylawblog.com/
  • Apr 16

    Cassarino v Cassarino

    Cassarino v Cassarino
    2017 NY Slip Op 02623 April 5, 2017 Decision Continue reading
  • Apr 16

    Cassarino v Cassarino

    Cassarino v Cassarino
    2017 NY Slip Op 02623 April 5, 2017 Decision Continue reading
  • Apr 15

    Fairchild v Fairchild

    Fairchild v Fairchild
    2017 NY Slip Op 02776 Decision The defendant appeals portions of a divorce judgment that was decided in the Suffolk County Supreme Court. After a nonjury trial, the court said that 100% of Highland Terrace land be distributed to the…
Rank this Week: 495

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Covers adoption, annulment, child abuse, child custody and support, cohabitation, property division, domestic violence, divorce and separation. By Jeanne Hannah.

http://jeannehannah.typepad.com/blog_jeanne_hannah_traver/
  • Mar 27

    U.S. Supreme Court hears Oral Arguments in Important Military Retirement Case | Howell v Howell

    U.S. Supreme Court hears Oral Arguments in Important Military Retirement Case | Howell v Howell
    The Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments a week ago in Howell v Howell. This case addresses the split between the states in how a military retirement is divided during a divorce. For most military families, the retirement…
  • Mar 11

    Wayne County, Michigan Child Support Amnesty Program

    Wayne County, Michigan Child Support Amnesty Program
    Erin Lincoln, Legal Director-Assistant Friend of the Court in the Wayne County Friend of the Court Office has alerted to a child support Warrant Amnesty Program. Learn the details here.
  • Feb 22

    Home Alone | Parental Dilemma | Links to Post

    Home Alone | Parental Dilemma | Links to Post
    The topic of how old a child should be before a parent leaves the child home alone has continued for the past ten years to be the most frequently researched and read on my blog Updates in Family Law. I...
Rank this Week: 441

Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

Covers Massachusetts law in the areas of family law, real estate, litigation, and other legal issues. By Alan Pransky.

http://massfamilylawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 15

    Planning for death is more than writing a will.

    Planning for death is more than writing a will.
    Planning for your own death is more than writing a will and instructions on how you want doctors to treat you. You should take steps to provide information to your family and heirs to make administration of your estateeasier. Anticipating…
  • Feb 25

    Don't give in to peer pressure bullying negotiation

    Don't give in to peer pressure bullying negotiation
    Don't give in to peer pressure bullying negotiations.1From the time that I started practicing law others have told me do act in a particular way or do things differently using the argument “that's how everybody else does it.” In…
  • Feb 20

    Separation agreements can't contract away bankruptcy protection

    Separation agreements can't contract away bankruptcy protection
    I recently negotiated a separation agreement in a divorce in which the opposing attorney insisted on inserting a clause that on its face prevented the parties from receiving the benefit of bankruptcy laws if one of them filed a bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 411

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

Reports on federal Hague Convention child abduction cases By Joel R. Brandes.

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 341

MN Family Law Blog

MN Family Law Blog

Covers Minnesota family law. By Arrigoni Law.

http://arrigonilawoffice.com/blog/
  • Aug 29

    Pitfalls In Handling Your Own Divorce

    Pitfalls In Handling Your Own Divorce
    I have seen an increase in people trying to draft their own Divorce Judgment and Decree, which often leads to numerous problems and additional fees and expense to redraft the Decree or for the need to move to amend it because of…
  • Aug 19

    Resolving Parenting Disputes With A Parenting Consultant

    Resolving Parenting Disputes With A Parenting Consultant
    Many Family Law Lawyers and some Judges are now encouraging parties to stipulate and agree to use a Parenting Consultant to resolve parenting time disputes in divorces, post dissolution issues, parenting time scheduling issues for holidays…
  • Aug 2

    Lack Of Employment Increases Probability of Divorce

    Lack Of Employment Increases Probability of Divorce
    In Fusion on August 1, 2016 Author, Taryn Hillin, noted that an extensive Harvard Study confirms that men who are not able to find employment or play the role of “breadwinner” are more likely to get divorced. It is noted that…
Rank this Week: 332

Massachusetts Divorce & Family…

Massachusetts Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers current issues in Massachusetts divorce and family law. By Steven Ballard.

http://massachusettsfamilylaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 500

Kentucky Family Law Blog

Kentucky Family Law Blog

Covers family and divorce law. By Barrow & Weigel.

http://www.barrowweigel.com/blog
  • Mar 25

    New Top Lawyers Edition of Louisville Magazine

    New Top Lawyers Edition of Louisville Magazine
    Louisville Magazine has printed a special edition that contains the correct, complete list of Louisville’s Top Attorneys. The list was originally printed in the March, 2013 edition, but a printing error caused a substantial portion of…
  • Mar 10

    Hugh W. Barrow Named as One of Louisville’s Top Lawyer

    Hugh W. Barrow Named as One of Louisville’s Top Lawyer
    Barrow Law Group, PLLC is pleased to announce that Hugh W. Barrow was recognized in Louisville Magazine’s “Top Lawyers” issue.  The list of “Top Lawyers” was compiled from a survey of members of…
  • Mar 7

    How To File For Divorce in Kentucky

    How To File For Divorce in Kentucky
    There are many different types of divorce in Kentucky. Most Court allow for simple divorces that do not require either party to appear before a judge.  There are also cases that are litigated before a Judge or domestic relations…
Rank this Week: 324

Next Phase Legal Blog

Next Phase Legal Blog

Covers divorce and family law. By Next Phase Legal LLC.

http://nextphaselegal.com/blog/
  • Apr 26

    A Divorce from Social Media: Avoid Creating a Messy Trail

    A Divorce from Social Media: Avoid Creating a Messy Trail
    Have you ever stopped to think how child custody, support, or property division could be effected by social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and various dating websites? Make no mistake – anything you post,…
  • Oct 25

    Family Business Mediation: Solving Legal Issues Without Going to Court

    Family Business Mediation: Solving Legal Issues Without Going to Court
    Mediation is often considered an excellent means of conflict resolution for personal or family disputes, but the benefits of mediation extend to more than just familial problems. In fact, mediation is oftentimes the best conflict resolution…
  • Oct 12

    Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce in Massachusett

    Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce in Massachusett
    If you get divorced in Massachusetts, there are different types of divorces that are available to you, with each following a different path as it goes through the courts. Some are quicker, simpler, and less expensive than others. It depends…
Rank this Week: 1291

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Apr 26

    Does death penalty bring closure to victim's family?

    Does death penalty bring closure to victim's family?
    From PBS News Hour: The last time anyone saw Julie Heath alive was Oct. 3, 1993, when the 18-year-old set out to visit her boyfriemd in Hot Springs, Arkansas. A week later, a hunter discovered Heath’s body, less than eight...
  • Apr 25

    Remembering an earlier refugee crisis, and a family who risked their lives to help

    Remembering an earlier refugee crisis, and a family who risked their lives to help
    From the Washington Post: In 1943, when Refik Veseli, a photographer’s apprentice, smuggled his mentor Moshe Mandil and Mandil’s family across Albania to escape the Nazis, he didn’t see himself as particularly heroic. Mandil, who had…
  • Apr 24

    Divorce Attorney’s Murder A Chilling Reminder Of The Dangers Of Family L

    Divorce Attorney’s Murder A Chilling Reminder Of The Dangers Of Family L
    From the American Law Institute: On March 22, attorney Sara Quirt San was shot and killed by her client’s estranged husband. Her killer’s rampage included murdering two of his wife’s co-workers, before driving to Sann’s office and…
Rank this Week: 792

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By the Law Office of Peter Van Aulen.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.net/
  • Apr 25

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FAQs ABOUT NEW JERSEY ALIMONY LAWS AND RETIREMENT

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FAQs ABOUT NEW JERSEY ALIMONY LAWS AND RETIREMENT
    Will my alimony obligation end upon retirement under New Jersey alimony laws? On September 10, 2015, the Governor of New Jersey signed into law an amended alimony statute. Said amended statute made a number changes in regard to alimony and…
  • Apr 24

    EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION Of DEBT IN A NJ DIVORCE

    EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION Of DEBT IN A NJ DIVORCE
    Going into divorce actions, people often do not realize that it is not just marital assets that are distributed by the court. Marital debt is also equitably distributed by the court. Equitable distribution in NJ does not mean equal.…
  • Apr 22

    R.G. v R.G. and New Jersey Restraining Order

    R.G. v R.G. and New Jersey Restraining Order
    Sometimes, in family law, when you hear the words ‘Restraining Order,’ it is easy to assume that there was an issue of family violence between spouses, or people in a dating relationship. But it is important to remember that the…
Rank this Week: 941

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

Covers divorce, spousal support and property division in California. By the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford, APC.

http://www.sandiegodivorceattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    What to do when the other party files in the wrong county

    What to do when the other party files in the wrong county
    Sometimes a divorce isn’t filed in the right county and a party might be seriously disadvantaged as a result. What do we mean by “wrong county”? Let’s start with the law. Family Code section 2320 states, in relevant…
  • Apr 12

    You Don’t Have to Wait for A Court Order to Freeze a Bank Account

    You Don’t Have to Wait for A Court Order to Freeze a Bank Account
    Every once in a while, there is a divorce case where there is a real risk that one of the parties is going to bilk a community property financial account and run. This is more likely to happen in cases where one party has connections to…
  • Apr 4

    Court Fees in Divorce

    Court Fees in Divorce
    It is no secret that getting a divorce can be pricey. While there is almost no way to estimate exactly how much any particular divorce will cost to finalize, there are some fees that will be present in any divorce case. In this blog we will…
Rank this Week: 557

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning, family law, and nonprofit law information for Lancaster County and Pennsylvania residents. From Russell, Krafft & Gruber.

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Pet Custody in Pennsylvania

    Pet Custody in Pennsylvania
    Earlier this year, much to my husband’s chagrin, we drove over an hour to Maryland to spend a Sunday afternoon at the home of a stranger.  We left with our new four-legged baby- Nala Blu.  More and more people choose to open…
  • Apr 21

    Could a Condominium Face Legal Trouble Because of Residents’ Blog Against Emotional Support Animal

    Could a Condominium Face Legal Trouble Because of Residents’ Blog Against Emotional Support Animal
    I have written a number of times on this blog about providing reasonable accommodations for “service animals” and “emotional support animals.”  This legal battle continues to affect condominium and homeowner…
  • Apr 20

    Federal Rule Changes Impacting Equity Crowdfunding and Social Media Use Go Into Effect Today

    Federal Rule Changes Impacting Equity Crowdfunding and Social Media Use Go Into Effect Today
    For entrepreneurs in states that permit state equity crowdfunding, effective today, a change in federal rules will allow those states to allow entrepreneurs to use social media to solicit out of state residents to raise money for their…
Rank this Week: 881

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Provides news and updates on Texas family law issues. By O'Neil Attorneys.

http://www.dallastxdivorce.com/
  • Apr 25

    Representing “seasoned” divorce clients – divorce at age 50 and beyond

    Representing “seasoned” divorce clients – divorce at age 50 and beyond
    Divorces among clients over the age of 50 are becoming more prevalent as baby boomers age. They balk at the terms “gray divorce” or “senior citizens”. The best term to use may be “seasoned”, according to an…
  • Apr 19

    Social media: think before you post

    Social media: think before you post
    For all of the good that social media brings, it has the ability to sink a family law or divorce case with one post. When you are going to make a post, you should think, what does this post say to the Court? Who is the audience of people who…
  • Apr 12

    What is Advocacy

    What is Advocacy
    I received my quarterly issue of the Baylor Law School Docket Call alumni magazine. This issue was great with several interesting points. My favorite part was Dean Brad Toben‘s column on advocacy. He says, “One of the…
Rank this Week: 769

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

Covers family law the the family justice system in the United Kingdom.

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Apr 23

    Zammo was right

    Zammo was right
    That was me the other day, getting angsty at people asking me to do stuff for free… The great pro bono debate: is it a good or a bad thing? Since then I’ve answered another few emails including the word “desperate”,…
  • Apr 9

    Normal service will resume shortly

    Normal service will resume shortly
    This week has been a bit full on – a heady mix of trips to London for important stuff with interesting people, and children who keep leaking from one end or the other, both unexpectedly and in memorable ways and places. So if I…
  • Mar 31

    Lord Chancellor announces judicial sentencing incentivisation scheme

    Lord Chancellor announces judicial sentencing incentivisation scheme
    The Lord Chancellor, Liz Truss will today announce a radical new scheme designed to ensure that criminal sentencing is tougher and more effective. The move is rumoured to be the brainchild of Tory MP Philip Davies, who has previously…
Rank this Week: 864

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Divorce and BPD: Traits of Anger in Borderline Personalitie

    Divorce and BPD: Traits of Anger in Borderline Personalitie
    Representing many clients through the past 20+ years in relationships with people with borderline traits, it is helpful to see new artciles that discuss the experiences of people in these relationships. Here, a discussion about the triggering…
  • Apr 18

    Illinois Divorce: Stress and Anxiety

    Illinois Divorce: Stress and Anxiety
    One of the priviledges that I have as a lawyer for some wonderful people going through a significant life change is the ability to interface with them about anxiety and depression. In some cases, the symptoms are being experienced by the…
  • Apr 5

    Illinois Divorce and BPD: Can it be Overcome?

    Illinois Divorce and BPD: Can it be Overcome?
    Is it possible for someone with BPD to overcome it by themselves with awareness? The short answer is no. The basic reasons why someone cannot overcome Borderline Personality Disorder on their own are: It is hard to be objective about…
Rank this Week: 889

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Apr 21

    Reasons Why Couples Divorce

    Reasons Why Couples Divorce
    The American Psychological Association (APA) tells us that in the United States alone, more than 90 percent of people marry by the age of 50, but that 40 to 50 percent of couples end up divorcing. When it comes to subsequent marriages, the…
  • Apr 14

    Legal Separation or Divorce?

    Legal Separation or Divorce?
    Over the years, an array of opinions has surfaced over the subject of legal separation before divorce. For most people, the term “separation” on its own sends off immediate warning signs that something must be wrong in the…
  • Apr 7

    Staying Together for the Sake of the Children

    Staying Together for the Sake of the Children
    There is no greater dilemma for parents exploring the possibility of divorce than deciding whether or not to go through with the process for the sake of the children. There is much at stake where kids are concerned when deciding to end a…
Rank this Week: 988

Nobles Law Firm

Nobles Law Firm

General practice blawg from an Arkansas attorney with a strong background in journalism.

http://www.nobleslawfirm.com/
  • Apr 20

    No, not all evictions go quickly

    No, not all evictions go quickly
    Typically, it takes a landlord less than a month to evict a tenant for violating his or her lease but that is not always the case. In Arkansas, the eviction… The post No, not all evictions go quickly appeared first on Nobles Law Firm.
  • Apr 19

    Legal OTR: Case Dismissed — ‘Rights When Arrested’

    Legal OTR: Case Dismissed — ‘Rights When Arrested’
    It’s been quite some time since you good people were treated to a legal-themed old time radio (OTR) episode, so rejoice — the long wait has come to an end.… The post Legal OTR: Case Dismissed — ‘Rights When…
  • Apr 19

    Medical marijuana in the Arkansas workplace

    Medical marijuana in the Arkansas workplace
    Ever since Arkansas voters passed the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment of 2016, more than one employer has wondered what impact the law will have on the workplace. Fortunately, the Arkansas… The post Medical marijuana in the…
Rank this Week: 1037

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

Covers family and divorce law. By Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP.

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Apr 20

    Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in Illinoi

    Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in Illinoi
    Attitudes toward recreational marijuana use are continuing to evolve, with the idea becoming more and more acceptable to more and more people.  In fact, the push to legalize marijuana on a recreational level continues in Illinois.…
  • Mar 29

    Same Sex Marriage and the Possible Correlation with Decreases in Teen Suicide Rate

    Same Sex Marriage and the Possible Correlation with Decreases in Teen Suicide Rate
    In 2015, Obergefell v. Hodges held that the fundamental right to marry is guaranteed to same-sex couples by both the Due Process Clause and the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the US Constitution. Obergefell provides a…
  • Mar 28

    Five Tax Considerations When Divorcing

    Five Tax Considerations When Divorcing
    Whether you are in the process of getting divorced or are considering filing for divorce, there are a five (5) tax considerations you should be aware of as you move forward.  As we are in the midst of tax season it is the perfect time to…
Rank this Week: 713

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law with a focus on divorce on Maryland. By Anthony A. Fatemi, LLC.

http://www.marylanddivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Dealing with Discovery Violations in Your Maryland Divorce Litigation

    Dealing with Discovery Violations in Your Maryland Divorce Litigation
    When you go to court in your divorce case, you may think that the key in your case is your factual proof, whether it is proof related to the value or nature of your spouse’s and your assets, the amount of income your spouse and you…
  • Mar 29

    The Challenge of Overturning Child Custody Decisions on Appeal in Maryland

    The Challenge of Overturning Child Custody Decisions on Appeal in Maryland
    In a recent case involving two parents who disagreed regarding where their daughter should attend kindergarten, the outcome of the case is an important reminder of the importance of achieving success at the trial level, due to the deference…
  • Mar 22

    How Your Move Can Impact Your Child Custody and Visitation Arrangement in Maryland

    How Your Move Can Impact Your Child Custody and Visitation Arrangement in Maryland
    There are many things that can impact your relationship with your child. Certainly, one major factor is geography. For many parents, the event that leads to litigation is one parent’s choice to relocate far away. In a recent case…
Rank this Week: 858

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1239

Minnesota Divorce and Family Law…

Minnesota Divorce and Family Law Blog

Covers parenting, alimony, child support, divorce and more. By Gerald O. Williams.

http://divorcelawyermn.com/minnesota-divorce-blog/
  • Apr 16

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 5 (Real Estate)

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 5 (Real Estate)
    Most uncontested divorces involve no real estate.  If the parties own real estate, it is a potentially complicating factor.  In fact, my earlier proposition (in The Uncontested Divorce – Part 1) – that an uncontested…
  • Jan 16

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 4 (Spousal Maintenance)

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 4 (Spousal Maintenance)
    Most uncontested divorces are not long on duration.  Less time married means less time to accumulate assets, debts and stuff (not to mention children).  Therefore, there are less potential issues to cause disputes if the marriage…
  • Nov 10

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 3 (Child Support)

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 3 (Child Support)
    A divorce case involving minor children is less likely to be uncontested that a case involving no minor children.  As mentioned in an earlier post, as it pertains to the issue of child support, a case cannot be uncontested unless…
Rank this Week: 1086

Maryland Family Law

Maryland Family Law

Provides general information and commentary on child custody, support, divorce and separation, and visitation. By Heather Sunderman.

http://mdfamilylaw.typepad.com/sunderman/
  • Apr 14

    Divorce in the DMV

    Divorce in the DMV
    The Washington DC metro area is a curious creature. Generally, it includes Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, but it's not unheard of for people to commute here from their homes in West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Delaware. While…
  • Apr 7

    How do you win in a divorce?

    How do you win in a divorce?
    Yes, this is a trick question. Often, clients will ask me about my win percentage, and I have to say, I don't even know how I would begin to answer that! A typical divorce or separation client will have several...
  • Mar 31

    Tax filing day is almost here....do you need to change your filing status?

    Tax filing day is almost here....do you need to change your filing status?
    Have you have filed your 2015 taxes yet? If you are separated or divorced, there are a number of rules regarding your taxes. For IRS purposes, married means married. If you are married, you CANNOT file as single. Your only...
Rank this Week: 1287

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Covers adoption, family law, surrogacy and mediation. By Harden Jackson LLC.

http://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1225

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas family law issues. By Guest & Gray.

http://www.dallasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 4

    What is the Maximum Amount of Child Support I Can Be Ordered to Pay in Texas?

    What is the Maximum Amount of Child Support I Can Be Ordered to Pay in Texas?
    What is the Maximum Amount of Child Support I Can Be Ordered to Pay in Texas?               It would be really easy to answer the question of what the maximum amount of child support…
  • Mar 9

    What’s the deal with fault divorce in Texas?

    What’s the deal with fault divorce in Texas?
    Why is everyone talking about fault and no-fault divorce lately? Fault divorces have been in the news lately in Texas because Representative Matt Krause from Fort Worth authored a bill that would get rid of so-called “no-fault”…
  • Jan 31

    I’m a grandparent, can I sue for visitation of my grandchild?

    I’m a grandparent, can I sue for visitation of my grandchild?
    Can I ask a Texas Court for visitation rights for my grandchild? Texas allows grandparents to gain court-ordered visitation of grandchildren in very limited circumstances. The reason that the statute allowing grandparent visitation is so…
Rank this Week: 1005

Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

Shares stories and information about topics relevant to Pennsylvania Family Law. By Steven R. Tabano and Associates.

http://www.tabanolaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 29

    Pennsylvania Support – Requesting Payment for Unreimbursed Medical Expense

    Pennsylvania Support – Requesting Payment for Unreimbursed Medical Expense
    March 31 is the deadline to request reimbursement for medical expenses for bills received during the prior year. In child support cases, the party that is receiving child support pays the first $250 in unreimbursed expenses per child. …
  • Feb 12

    Tips to Consider when Separating

    Tips to Consider when Separating
    Separation: Nine Tips to Help You as You Move Through the Divorce Process There may be 50 ways to leave your lover but there’s a heck of a lot more to it than just being creative with the word good-bye. More often than not, the way you…
  • Feb 1

    Divorce and Tax Filing Statu

    Divorce and Tax Filing Statu
    Tax law distinguishes filing status because filing requirements, certain credits and above-the-line deductions, tax brackets, and the standard deduction depend on the filing status. Additionally, filing status determines the income threshold…
Rank this Week: 1036

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland divorce, marital property, protective orders and visitation. By Silverman Thompson Slutkin White.

http://www.marylanddivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 10

    Protective Orders in Divorce Case

    Protective Orders in Divorce Case
    A bill was approved by the Maryland House repealing the language of a Maryland Family Law Statute which prohibits decisions in domestic violence proceedings from being admitted into evidence during divorce trials. Current law states that…
  • Feb 24

    Consent Divorce

    Consent Divorce
    Sen. Wayne Norman (R-Harford) has introduced SB 499, a bill that would allow a circuit court to grant an absolute divorce on the basis of mutual consent, with only one of the parties appearing in court. The bill deletes Fam. Law Sec.…
  • Feb 24

    The Validity of an Islamic Divorce in Maryland

    The Validity of an Islamic Divorce in Maryland
    Stating three words, Talaq, Talaq, Talaq, is all that is required for a husband to divorce his wife under Islamic law. This ancient tradition is being reviewed by the Supreme Court in India in order to determine the constitutionality of this…
Rank this Week: 914

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 8

    Three Ways Social Media Can Wreak Havoc in Your Divorce Case

    Three Ways Social Media Can Wreak Havoc in Your Divorce Case
    It's a rare occurrence these days when we do not have to address social media in a client's divorce or child custody case.  It used to be almost an afterthought at the end of an initial client meeting. We would quickly remind our clients…
  • Feb 28

    Three Tips to Ensure Your High Asset Divorce Does Not Equal a High-Conflict Divorce

    Three Tips to Ensure Your High Asset Divorce Does Not Equal a High-Conflict Divorce
    After watching shows like The Kardashians or The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, it's no wonder that the general public believes that the more property or money you have, the more contentious and expensive a divorce will be. However, not…
  • Feb 21

    Do You Really Need To Hire An Attorney?

    Do You Really Need To Hire An Attorney?
    If you're facing a change in your marriage and family life, you're not alone. The best thing you can do is to find out what your options are, and learn how to protect yourself, your assets, and/or your children. One of the most common…
Rank this Week: 1227

The Divorce Collaborative

The Divorce Collaborative

Covers Massachusetts family law, divorce mediation and collaborative divorce. By Stephen F. McDonough.

http://www.divorcecollaborative.com
  • Mar 2

    Part 2 – How Much Will My Divorce Mediation Cost?

    Part 2 – How Much Will My Divorce Mediation Cost?
    If you did not have a chance to read Part One about the range of fees for divorce mediation, please do so or be prepared to be confused. The answer is X-Rays. Yes, that is right, X-Rays. My dentist can …
  • Mar 2

    Valuation Issues Surrounding Professional Practices at Divorce

    Valuation Issues Surrounding Professional Practices at Divorce
    When a divorcing spouse owns a business, several factors must be examined as part of the distribution of the marital estate. The type of business entity in question will obviously play a major role in how the business asset will …
  • Mar 2

    What Do We Make?

    What Do We Make?
    I was watching television earlier  tonight  – on Valentine’s night as a matter of fact – and saw a commercial for BMW automobiles.  It was a fairly long spot during the olympics, right after I decided that I…
Rank this Week: 549

Missouri Divorce and Family Law…

Missouri Divorce and Family Law Blog

Covers alimony/maintenance, bankruptcy, child support, custody and visitation, divorce, paternity, property division and taxes. By Mark Wortman.

http://familylaw.mwortmanlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 717