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Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal, family and Injury law. By Blair & Kim, PLLC.

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • May 22

    Washington Recreational Immunity Statute Does Not Apply to Mixed-Use Property

    Washington Recreational Immunity Statute Does Not Apply to Mixed-Use Property
    Washington encourages landowners to open their property up to recreational use by the public by providing immunity to the landowners. The statute provides that a landowner who does not charge any kind of fee to the public is not liable for…
  • May 12

    Washington Appeals Court Finds No Unlawful Seizure in Drug Possession Case

    Washington Appeals Court Finds No Unlawful Seizure in Drug Possession Case
    Drug possession cases hinge on evidence of the drugs themselves.  Under the exclusionary rule, if drug evidence resulted from an unlawful search or seizure, it must be excluded.  It is therefore common in drug cases for the…
  • May 5

    Failure to Identify Property for Distribution Before Washington Divorce Trial

    Failure to Identify Property for Distribution Before Washington Divorce Trial
    In any divorce, it is important for the parties to identify all of the assets they want to be considered and divided.  While all of the property is before the court for distribution in a divorce, the court can only distribute those…
Rank this Week: 1657

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/
  • May 22

    Trends in the Banking Industry

    Trends in the Banking Industry
    It was my pleasure to attend the recent Lancaster Chamber of Commerce and Industry presentation of the “Changing Nature of Banking in Central PA.”  The presenters were Brian Bisignani of Post & Schell and Dave Hornberger…
  • May 16

    Leadership Lancaster Announces New Executive Director

    Leadership Lancaster Announces New Executive Director
    As a recent graduate of Leadership Lancaster’s Core Class and member of the ACHIEVE Committee, it’s no secret that I’m a big fan of the programs that Leadership Lancaster offers to Lancaster County. For more information on…
  • May 15

    There are Better Ways to Protect Your Assets…

    There are Better Ways to Protect Your Assets…
    In the world of you just can’t make this stuff up, a woman recently swallowed over $7,000 in cash to keep it from her husband.  Apparently she had been saving for a vacation to Panama and was concerned that her husband would take…
Rank this Week: 4988

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • May 22

    Roadmap to a Simplified Divorce in California

    Roadmap to a Simplified Divorce in California
    In the United States, it’s very common for people to get married and divorced. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), “In Western cultures, more than 90 percent of people marry by age 50.” However,…
  • May 15

    How to Look for Hidden Assets in a Divorce

    How to Look for Hidden Assets in a Divorce
    It’s no secret that once divorce is on the horizon, bitter spouses can get very protective about their assets. In situations where spouses don’t share all of their financial activities with each other, it’s very easy…
  • May 8

    3 Signs It's Time to Call it Quit

    3 Signs It's Time to Call it Quit
    If your spouse is trying to control when you see your family, what clothes you wear, whether or not you have a job, what you eat, and even what books you read – it’s time to take a step back and assess the state of your…
Rank this Week: 223

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • May 22

    5 Ways to Deal with the Family Home in Divorce

    5 Ways to Deal with the Family Home in Divorce
    When dealing with a family home that’s entirely or substantially part of the parties’ community property, the facts of the situation will lead to taking one of the following five approaches in the divorce agreement. Interspousal…
  • May 19

    When Your Gut Says Not to Take a Case

    When Your Gut Says Not to Take a Case
    You know how you get a “gut feeling” against someone or a situation? This can definitely happen in your law practice. It may be that your personal observations, discussions, or other interactions with a prospective client will…
  • May 17

    3 Ways to Prove Former Testimony at Trial

    3 Ways to Prove Former Testimony at Trial
    There are times you want to offer former testimony against a party to a former proceeding or against a party at the current trial who wasn’t a party to the former proceeding. There’s a hearsay exception for that, and here’s…
Rank this Week: 2384

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • May 22

    Oral Arguments Today in 7th Circuit

    Oral Arguments Today in 7th Circuit
    From Indiana Lawyer: The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has scheduled oral arguments in Indiana’s birth certificate dispute for next month. A three-judge panel will hear the case, Ashlee Henderson et al. v. Jerome M. Adams, 17-1141, at 9:30…
  • May 21

    Child Webcam Sex Bust Reveals Widespread Issue

    Child Webcam Sex Bust Reveals Widespread Issue
    From the Detroit News: Mabalacat, Philippines — The suspected pedophile could see people banging on his front door through his security cameras. Were they neighbors? Cops? One had letters on her jacket. As David Timothy Deakin googled…
  • May 20

    Rights in Same Sex Divorce

    Rights in Same Sex Divorce
    From USA Today: KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — In the first ruling of its kind in Tennessee, a judge has granted a woman the legal rights of a husband. The ruling, issued last week and made public Monday, came as the state...
Rank this Week: 912

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative…

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative Law Firm

Covers collaborative divorce, family law, and mediation. By Adam B. Cordover.

http://FamilyDiplomacy.com/blog
  • May 22

    Collaborative Law Rules Approved by Florida Supreme Court

    Collaborative Law Rules Approved by Florida Supreme Court
    On May 18, 2017, the Florida Supreme Court published an opinion approving collaborative law rules.  The collaborative law rules are the last step necessary before Florida’s Collaborative Law Process Act goes into effect. The…
  • May 18

    What Is Next Generation Divorce?

    What Is Next Generation Divorce?
    If you have done internet searches for collaborative divorce in Tampa Bay or Greater Sarasota, you have likely come across the website for Next Generation Divorce (you can find the link here).  Next Generation Divorce has many members…
  • May 12

    Statewide Collaborative Conference in Tampa June 2017

    Statewide Collaborative Conference in Tampa June 2017
    The 5th Annual Conference of the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals (“FACP”) will take place in Tampa June 9-1oth.  The conference is an opportunity meet like-minded professionals from throughout the state, learn…
Rank this Week: 2148

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 873

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
  • May 22

    Questions Your Divorce Attorney Will Ask You

    Questions Your Divorce Attorney Will Ask You
    Having an attorney help you with your divorce can significantly reduce the burden on you, but you will need to provide your attorney with a lot of information so he or she can handle things for you.
  • May 19

    Defining Asset

    Defining Asset
    If you are getting a divorce, your assets will need to be divided. Many people aren’t clear on what is considered an asset and what assets must be divided.
  • May 18

    Temporary Visitation During Divorce

    Temporary Visitation During Divorce
    You share custody with your spouse unless a sole custody order has been issued, but it can be difficult to coordinate that visitation with the parent who still lives with your child.
Rank this Week: 468

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • May 22

    Sexting & Your Divorce: Playing With Fire?

    Sexting & Your Divorce: Playing With Fire?
    Let's face it, technology is now a part of almost every facet of our lives, even our romantic lives. Therefore, more and more often the topic of "sexting" (the sharing of graphic or intimate photos via text message and email) is an issue…
  • May 11

    Parental Alienation: Not a Black and White Issue

    Parental Alienation: Not a Black and White Issue
    Parental alienation is becoming a more frequent discussion in family courts. The concern is often raised when there is difficulty with a parent-child relationship or parent-child access. Unfortunately, parental alienation is a term which is…
  • May 9

    Getting a Divorce? The Ins and Outs of What to Do When You Have Kid

    Getting a Divorce? The Ins and Outs of What to Do When You Have Kid
    If you are considering filing for a divorce, there is a lot to be thinking about when you have children.  Most importantly is how you can make this difficult transition as easy as possible for your children. How can you best prepare…
Rank this Week: 320

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • May 21

    News Essentials: 22nd May 2017

    News Essentials: 22nd May 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSPresident calls for the de-linking of divorce and money claimsIn his 17th View from the President's Chambers Sir James Munby has called for a "complete…
  • May 18

    All about money...

    All about money...
    One way or another all of my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog were about money. They included:A detailed look at that ‘record’ divorce award case - The case, of course, being AAZ v BBZ.Is it…
  • May 18

    Internet Newsletter for Lawyers May/June 2017

    Internet Newsletter for Lawyers May/June 2017
    The latest issue of the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers is now published.In this issueLegal services – Delia Venables reviews the 50 plus companies (as distinct from law firms) selling legal documents and services onlineTribunals…
Rank this Week: 74

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • May 21

    Keeping Secrets During Divorce Action Partially Invalidates Settlement

    Keeping Secrets During Divorce Action Partially Invalidates Settlement
    The failure of a spouse to disclose a material change in facts that occurred during settlement negotiations may result in an invalidation of the related settlement provisions. So held the he Appellate Division, Third Department in its May 11,…
  • Apr 30

    Should Religious and Cultural Traditions Impact Equitable Distribution?

    Should Religious and Cultural Traditions Impact Equitable Distribution?
    What happens when cultural and religious traditions clash with the presumptions underlying New York’s Equitable Distribution Law, negating the concept that a marriage is an economic partnership? To what extent should those traditions…
  • Apr 23

    Husband Who Left Wife and Child Awarded 1% of Wife’s Pension

    Husband Who Left Wife and Child Awarded 1% of Wife’s Pension
    Divorce cases are supposed to have an ever-increasing set of rules. Last week’s decision of the Appellate Division, First Department, in Campbell v. Cambell demonstrates that while a judge must follow the rules, the judge still has many…
Rank this Week: 3997

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/
  • May 21

    Divorce Insurance

    Divorce Insurance
    A new product has just come on the market that may have piqued your interest if you are going through a divorce: Divorce Insurance. That’s right, you read correctly, divorce insurance actually exists! A man named Richard Zizian, a legal…
  • May 18

    Spice Girls Divorce and the Effect of Domestic Violence on Spousal Support

    Spice Girls Divorce and the Effect of Domestic Violence on Spousal Support
    Yes, even Spice Girls get divorced just like any one of us. In March 2017, former Spice Girl Mel B, perhaps better known as “Scary Spice” or as a current judge on America’s Got Talent, filed for divorce from her husband of…
  • May 15

    New Procedures with Imaged Case

    New Procedures with Imaged Case
    On August 24, 2015, the San Diego Superior Court began an Imaging Program in the Family Court designed to reduce paper filings and storage and facilitate electronic access to Family Court files. There have been questions relating to how…
Rank this Week: 3388

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
Rank this Week: 5070

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • May 21

    The IRS and Custody Exemption

    The IRS and Custody Exemption
    Stapleton v. Comm’r, T.C. Memo. 2015-171, 2015 WL 5049758 Facts: A father and mother had two children. The parents were never married. No court was ever asked to decide custody, but the parents agreed that the father would have the…
  • May 18

    If you coerce your spouse into filing a joint tax return, don’t expect to be granted innocent spouse relief

    If you coerce your spouse into filing a joint tax return, don’t expect to be granted innocent spouse relief
    Hiramanek v. Comm’r, T.C. Memo. 2016-92, 2016 WL 2763870 (2016) Facts: The husband prepared a joint tax return for tax year 2006 and asked the wife to sign it. She refused to sign without reading it, and he permitted her to take a…
  • May 12

    Behind the Bar: Rule 7: Pleadings and Motions, Navigating Your Case

    Behind the Bar: Rule 7: Pleadings and Motions, Navigating Your Case
    Benjamin N. Neece, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group A special trait that all attorneys must possess is the ability to guide their clients through the litigation process. Rule 7 is one of the most basic, yet vitally important rules in…
Rank this Week: 1720

The Law Office of Christine M…

The Law Office of Christine M Bechtold, LLC

Covers Georgia family law.

http://bechtold-law.blogspot.com/
  • May 19

    Do I Need to Attend a Parenting Class?

    Do I Need to Attend a Parenting Class?
    If you have a shared minor child and plan to be divorced in the State of Georgia you will likely be required to attend a parenting class or seminar. Requirements, schedules, and fees vary by county. “The superior court judges, under…
  • May 19

    Are There Different Types of Legal Fee Agreements?

    Are There Different Types of Legal Fee Agreements?
    Yes. “There are a variety of different methods through which a lawyer might charge for legal services, and usually the type of case dictates the type of fee agreement.” research.lawyers.com. Lawyer fees are generally either flat,…
  • Jan 11

    Free Consultation

    Free Consultation
    Email Christine@Bechtold-Law.com to schedule your free consultation in the new year. #NewYearsResolution #FamilyLawhttps://twitter.com/BechtoldLaw/status/815906858124845056Contact the Law Office of Christine M Bechtold, LLC today to schedule…
Rank this Week: 2925

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • May 19

    Coping with the Stress of Divorce

    Coping with the Stress of Divorce
    Of all the emotions that individuals face during divorce, stress is one of the most common. Some experience it from grief, others because of anger or resentment, and still some due to contentious situations. Regardless, all can manage their…
  • May 11

    Allocation of Parental Responsibilitie

    Allocation of Parental Responsibilitie
    Throughout the years and perhaps due to the change in family dynamics in our country, the family law regarding child custody and visitation schedules have undergone significant changes. No longer are we in the ages of the clear cut, laid out…
  • May 5

    Post-Divorce Life: Three Ways to Rebound Faster

    Post-Divorce Life: Three Ways to Rebound Faster
    For many couples who decide to end their marriage, the idea of bouncing back after the split is a daunting one. Regardless of how long you and your spouse were together or whether or not the divorce was a peaceful, mutual decision, saying…
Rank this Week: 1980

New Jersey Divorce and Family…

New Jersey Divorce and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and divorce law. By The Law Office of James P. Yudes, P.C.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • May 19

    Child Abuse – If you see something, DO something.

    Child Abuse – If you see something, DO something.
    We have all now probably seen or heard the public service announcement of “If you see something, say something.” which is usually in the context of witnessing suspicious package or person. On May 17, 2017 the Supreme Court of New…
  • May 12

    New Jersey Examines Use of Social Media to Acquire Personal Jurisdiction Over Out of State Defendant

    New Jersey Examines Use of Social Media to Acquire Personal Jurisdiction Over Out of State Defendant
    This week the Honorable Stephen Hansbury, P.J. Ch. published a Superior Court opinion that demonstrates how technology and social media is changing the legal landscape and creating new challenges and solutions.   In the published opinion…
  • May 8

    Words Matter: Common Misconception

    Words Matter: Common Misconception
    I was at a social event recently. A woman attending that event, after learning that I was a divorce attorney, came up to me. She told me that her ex-husband had just filed court papers seeking to modify or terminate her alimony payments. With…
Rank this Week: 2730

New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

By Bruce Provda.

http://www.nydivorcefirm.com/blog
  • May 19

    How to Deal With Stressful Situations During a Divorce

    How to Deal With Stressful Situations During a Divorce
    Divorce is very common these days. People divorce for a variety of reasons. First, you no longer want to be with someone who makes you feel unwanted or unloved. Secondly, you can once again be responsible for your own feelings and life. You…
  • May 5

    How To Avoid Losing Everything In A Divorce

    How To Avoid Losing Everything In A Divorce
    The one universal complaint that many couples who divorce report is that they lost everything during the process. Unfortunately this is nothing new. With aggressive lawyers on both sides, in most cases neither partner ends up a winner. There…
  • Mar 31

    Who Gets the Pet During a Divorce?

    Who Gets the Pet During a Divorce?
    Getting divorced is more complex than ever. In the past divorcing couples fought over who would keep the children and how the money would be split. Today, pets have also become involved in divorce disputes. A significant number of couples now…
Rank this Week: 1786

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers Illinois family law and estate planning needs.

http://www.randrattys.com/napervilledivorceattorney
  • May 19

    Finding the Silver Lining in Divorce: Three Benefits of Being Forced to Start Fresh

    Finding the Silver Lining in Divorce: Three Benefits of Being Forced to Start Fresh
    For many couples, it is hard to find a positive perspective on their divorce, especially when the circumstances surrounding it have been anything but pleasant. We have all heard the horror stories from our friends, family, and neighbors; it…
  • May 10

    Are Couples More Prone to Divorce During Certain Times of the Year?

    Are Couples More Prone to Divorce During Certain Times of the Year?
    When it comes to ending a marriage, the idea of good timing is nonexistent. Even the very best of circumstances can appear bleak in the midst of such a life-changing event. Divorce affects the whole family, and there is no greater challenge…
  • May 4

    Divorce Adjustment for Children: Four Ways Divorcing Parents Can Help Their Kids Cope

    Divorce Adjustment for Children: Four Ways Divorcing Parents Can Help Their Kids Cope
    Adjusting well to the life-changing transitions brought on by divorce is important for the whole family, but making it through the process without a few battle scars is unlikely. Even the most civil, considerate couples will experience…
Rank this Week: 2016

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

http://heyannette.com/blog/
  • May 18

    Email Etiquette Remains a Hot Topic

    Email Etiquette Remains a Hot Topic
    I was sent this link about Email etiquette and it looks really great.   It reminded me of this article, YourOnlinePresence,  that I wrote years and years ago.    The article is certainly old (2011!) and needs…
  • May 16

    WaPo Article Explores Extreme Measures for Parental Alienation

    WaPo Article Explores Extreme Measures for Parental Alienation
    Parental alienation is one of the most volatile issues in divorce and custody cases.    I’ve written on it previously here and here. In this article from Sunday’s magazine (5/14/2017, the Mother’s Day issue),…
  • May 3

    Domestic Abuse Guide

    Domestic Abuse Guide
    Domestic Violence and Addiction is a guide availbable free online from DrugRehab.com.     Be sure and check out this reference providing information and support to people fighting domestic abuse, mental illness and addiction.
Rank this Week: 3467

Men's Family Law

Men's Family Law

Focuses on men and the legal issues that they must face as fathers and husbands. By David Pisarra.

http://mensfamilylaw.com/?cat=5
  • May 18

    Wednesday Book Review For You!

    Wednesday Book Review For You!
    Los Angeles family law attorney David Pisarra reviews the book, “A Family’s Heartbreak” by Mike Jeffries. The post Wednesday Book Review For You! appeared first on Men's Family Law.
  • May 16

    What is Battery?

    What is Battery?
    Under California Penal Code 242 battery is defined using the following elements: You touched someone else, Willfully In an offensive or harmful manner. The code does not have any limit on how insignificant the touching is. Deliberate acts…
  • May 9

    What Is Assault?

    What Is Assault?
    Under California Penal Code 240 assault is an action that may inflict physical harm or unwanted touching on someone else. Further it describes assault using 4 points, or elements that must be proven for an assault to have taken place. They…
Rank this Week: 396

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/
  • May 18

    Renovating a Child’s Room for the “Big Kid” Growing Up Phase

    Renovating a Child’s Room for the “Big Kid” Growing Up Phase
    Renovating a Child’s Room for the “Big Kid” Growing Up Phase Children grow up too fast. Before you know it, babies turn into toddlers and then quickly into little kids. While transitions are tough at every age (for both…
  • May 16

    4 Tips for Blending a Family With Teen

    4 Tips for Blending a Family With Teen
    4 Tips for Blending a Family With Teens According to the National Parents Organization, one-third of the U.S. population lives in a stepfamily, otherwise known as a blended family. They also report that 30% of children across the country are…
  • May 11

    How Pets Can Help Your Kids Cope With Tough Emotional Situation

    How Pets Can Help Your Kids Cope With Tough Emotional Situation
    How Pets Can Help Your Kids Cope With Tough Emotional Situations So wags the world that every now and then, and we are forced to go through the situations we’d rather avoid. There are plenty of events and challenges that might get…
Rank this Week: 3238

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: 841

Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

Covers family law and mediation. By Law and Mediation Office of Darren M. Shapiro, P.C.

http://www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com/
  • May 18

    Serving a Summons with Notice in a New York Divorce

    Serving a Summons with Notice in a New York Divorce
    Divorces in New York follow many of the same procedures as other lawsuits. The plaintiff spouse filing must provide the defendant spouse with notice consisting of a summons and either a copy of the divorce complaint or a notice describing the…
  • May 5

    Long Island Court Grants Legal Custody of Child to Three People

    Long Island Court Grants Legal Custody of Child to Three People
    Laws relating to child custody have gone through a number of significant changes in recent years, which largely reflect the fact that the concept of “parent” can extend beyond biological mothers and fathers. New York law no longer…
  • Apr 28

    Does Surveilling Someone Using a PI Violate an Order of Protection During a New York Divorce?

    Does Surveilling Someone Using a PI Violate an Order of Protection During a New York Divorce?
    In Anonymous v. Anonymous, a husband filed a motion for summary judgment to dismiss his wife’s petition alleging he’d violated an order of protection. The order of protection had been entered without a finding of fault and…
Rank this Week: 2811

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, drug recalls, product hazards and family law. By Padove Law.

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • May 17

    Indiana Hit-and-Run Crash Victims Deserve Compensation

    Indiana Hit-and-Run Crash Victims Deserve Compensation
    Indiana hit-and-run accidents can prove challenging from a civil litigation standpoint for a myriad of reasons, sometimes even if the driver is found. Contacting an experienced Highland injury lawyer is imperative to maximizing the chances of…
  • May 3

    Jury Awards $5.4M to Brain-Damaged Bicyclist

    Jury Awards $5.4M to Brain-Damaged Bicyclist
    Jurors in Pennsylvania awarded $5.4 million to a man who suffered a severe traumatic brain injury after a bicycle accident caused by a purported road defect. That damages award, according to The Legal Intelligencer, included $2.5 million for…
  • Apr 19

    Jurors Award $6.1 Million in Fatal Indiana Crash

    Jurors Award $6.1 Million in Fatal Indiana Crash
    Jurors in central Indiana have awarded more than $6 million in connection with injuries suffered in a fatal crash eight years ago.  The Marion-Chronicle Tribune reported jurors awarded the two men damages – approximately $3 million…
Rank this Week: 4649

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Covers business law, civil litigation, civil rights, criminal defense, estates & trusts, family law, labor & employment, medical malpractice, personal injury, real estate, qui tam and workers' compensation.

http://www.jgllaw.com/blog
  • May 17

    Should You Take Gretchen Carlson’s Advice on Reporting Sexual Harassment?

    Should You Take Gretchen Carlson’s Advice on Reporting Sexual Harassment?
    Allegations of sexual harassment at Fox News have been making headlines for months, with Fox television commentator Gretchen Carlson receiving a $20 million settlement in the wake of her claims of sexual harassment against Roger Ailes.…
  • May 4

    When Health Care Fraud Turns Criminal

    When Health Care Fraud Turns Criminal
          Did you know that sometimes civil health care fraud can result in criminal convictions? It’s rare. But when it happens, it ruins lives, careers and risks serious patient harm. What might start small, can quickly…
  • May 2

    CHECKLIST: What Your Attorney Needs to Investigate Your Case

    CHECKLIST: What Your Attorney Needs to Investigate Your Case
    When a patient is injured or dies as a result of inappropriate medical treatment, it is known as medical negligence. In medical negligence cases, it’s important to provide your attorney with a list of specific items to better help them…
Rank this Week: 1868

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

Covers New Jersey family law. By Fox Rothschild, LLP.

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • May 17

    How Can The Answer Be Know Before You Know What The Question Is?

    How Can The Answer Be Know Before You Know What The Question Is?
    We have all had those cases where any request that we made, big or small, has been rejected by the other side and any requests that our client has made to her/his spouse is similarly rejected.  They don’t agree to informally…
  • May 16

    Could Service of Process Via Facebook Be the Way of the Future?

    Could Service of Process Via Facebook Be the Way of the Future?
    Ah, technology.  In this modern world, we navigate the roads on our phones instead of a map.  We talk to a cylindrical tube to tell it to order more toilet paper for us, tell us the weather, read us the news, or turn on the lights.…
  • Mar 17

    The Expansion of Tri-Parenting

    The Expansion of Tri-Parenting
    Last year I blogged on tri-parenting, or the concept whereby three parents agree to raise a child or children together as a family, with regard to the published New Jersey trial court decision of D.G. and S.H. v. K.S. My previous blog post…
Rank this Week: 617

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • May 17

    New York Introduces Bill to Allow Compensatory Surrogacy

    New York Introduces Bill to Allow Compensatory Surrogacy
    New York Senator Brad Hoylman and Assemblywoman Amy Paulin have proposed a new bill, The Child Parent Security Act (“CSPA”), that would remove the ban on compensated surrogacy and provide a clear mechanism for intended parents…
  • May 12

    Harden Jackson Attended the American Bar Association Family Law Spring CLE Conference

    Harden Jackson Attended the American Bar Association Family Law Spring CLE Conference
    Attorneys Michele Jackson, Clarissa Finnell, Christine Douglas, Katherine Schwartz, and paralegal Amy Mitchell recently attended the American Bar Association Family Law Spring CLE Conference in Savannah, Georgia from May 3rd to May 6th. …
  • Apr 10

    The Supreme Court of Iceland to Rule on First Surrogacy Case

    The Supreme Court of Iceland to Rule on First Surrogacy Case
    In just a few short weeks, the Supreme Court of Iceland will rule on its first surrogacy case involving two women who wish to be recognized as the legal parents of their child born via gestational surrogacy. A U.S. surrogate carried the…
Rank this Week: 3646

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers North Carolina divorce, child custody and child support issues. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottedivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • May 17

    Insurance Company Offers Divorce Coverage

    Insurance Company Offers Divorce Coverage
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How is the amount of child support decided in North Carolina?” Most people know that it’s important to have health insurance. Same thing with car…
  • May 10

    Hiding Assets During A Divorce

    Hiding Assets During A Divorce
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What is an Absolute Divorce?” Anyone who knows anyone who has been through a divorce understands that the process can bring out the worst in people. The…
  • May 3

    Experts Say Postnuptial Agreements Are Increasing In Popularity

    Experts Say Postnuptial Agreements Are Increasing In Popularity
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How will the judge divide our property?” Though you’ve likely heard of a prenup, either from a friend, a relative or in popular culture, postnups…
Rank this Week: 5158

International Family Law

International Family Law

Covers international divorce law, international child custody, international child abduction and international prenuptial agreements. By Jeremy Morley.

http://www.internationalfamilylawfirm.com/
  • May 17

    Annual Hague Compliance Report Released

    Annual Hague Compliance Report Released
    The U.S. State Department has just issued its 2017 Annual Report on International Parental Child Abduction under the International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act (ICAPRA). The individual country information and the statistics…
  • May 15

    Habitual Residence: The U.K. Interpretation

    Habitual Residence: The U.K. Interpretation
    Jeremy MorleyThe interpretation in the U.K. of the key term “habitual residence” in the Hague Abduction Convention and in Article 8 of the European Union’s Council Regulation (EC) 2201/2003 ("Brussels IIA")  is now…
  • May 12

    The New Divorce by Mutual Consent in France...

    The New Divorce by Mutual Consent in France...
    http://www.familylawweek.co.uk/site.aspx?i=ed177705The New Divorce by Mutual Consent in France: Recognition and Risks of Post-Divorce Litigation in Common-Law Countries: The Examples of England and the United StatesDelphine Eskenazi, admitted…
Rank this Week: 207

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

Introduces people to the mediation process as an alternative to a traditional divorce. By California Divorce Mediators.

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • May 17

    How To Increase Visitation in Custody Case

    How To Increase Visitation in Custody Case
    Divorces can be hard for some parents especially when kids are involved. It becomes even more hard when the affected parent is the non-custodial parent. Staying away from the children can be mentally and physically daunting. Every parent…
  • May 15

    Can A Person Date While A Divorce Is Going On?

    Can A Person Date While A Divorce Is Going On?
    Many couples often wonder whether they can date someone else while their divorce proceeding is still going on or not. This is quite an interesting question. As per the law, there is no reason why a person should not be able to start dating…
  • May 12

    Tips On Co-Parenting After A Divorce

    Tips On Co-Parenting After A Divorce
    It is not easy to be a co-parent, especially after you have split from your spouse and your relationship with your former partner is strained. You may have apprehensions about the parenting abilities of your ex-spouse, worried about your…
Rank this Week: 1810

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Covers family and injury law, estate planning and medical malpractice. By Martin Heller Potempa & Sheppard, PLLC.

http://www.tennesseeattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1745

Law Blog

Law Blog

By Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C.

http://www.theharrisburglawyers.com/law-blog/
  • May 17

    May I Still Drive My Car After a DUI

    May I Still Drive My Car After a DUI
    In May of 2016, the legislature modified the Vehicle Code to allow a person to obtain an interlock license  for almost any Driving After Imbibing offense.  The changes are due to begin fifteen months from the legislation which is…
  • Jan 12

    Backpage Adult Section, Known by Police as Advertisement of Prostitution, Shut Down

    Backpage Adult Section, Known by Police as Advertisement of Prostitution, Shut Down
    Backpage adult section has recently been shut down, but was already known to police as an outlet for the advertisement of prostitution and related services.
  • Aug 5

    Attorney Caraciolo to speak at Cannabis Career Institute Seminar in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

    Attorney Caraciolo to speak at Cannabis Career Institute Seminar in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
    Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C., is thrilled to announce that Attorney Joseph D. Caraciolo will be speaking at the Cannabis Career Institute Seminar on the fundamentals of state law and federal law, answering questions regarding case law,…
Rank this Week: 3831

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/
  • May 16

    The notice requirement for a spousal support hearing

    The notice requirement for a spousal support hearing
    In the recent case of Haskell v Haskell the Court ordered a spousal support order and issued a divorce judgment when one of the spouses did not attend the hearing.  Can the Court enter a final order for spousal support when a party does…
  • May 11

    Divorce and the issue of Donative Intent

    Divorce and the issue of Donative Intent
    A recent Florida Supreme Court case has been published that reviewed a case regarding Hooker v Hooker.  The issue of Donative Intent became an issue of the parties.  The Supreme Court of Florida did not decide the fate of the issue…
  • May 6

    Attorney fees in divorce proceeding

    Attorney fees in divorce proceeding
    In Vakharwala v Vakharwala, a Supreme Court of Georgia case came up upon appeal. The issues that the husband appealed were orders of attorney fees, child custody modification and spousal support.  In addition, there was a prenuptial…
Rank this Week: 681

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey divorce and family law. By The Law Offices of Edward R. Weinstein.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • May 16

    OMG I Have Been Served On Facebook!

    OMG I Have Been Served On Facebook!
    The ability to serve an individual with a lawsuit on Facebook and other popular social media and social networking services.is quickly becoming a reality under New Jersey law. In a recent case, an adopted ten-year-old child was being harassed…
  • Apr 19

    How Does Domestic Violence Affect A Pending Child Custody Case?

    How Does Domestic Violence Affect A Pending Child Custody Case?
    The lawyers at our law firm here in East Brunswick, New Jersey, handle many child custody disputes. Needless to say, emotions run very high which may result in one parent having to obtain a restraining order against the other while the child…
  • Mar 14

    Is Mid-Week Overnight Parenting Time In The Best Interest Of The Child?

    Is Mid-Week Overnight Parenting Time In The Best Interest Of The Child?
    Well, it depends. The child custody lawyers at our New Jersey based law firm understand that both parents have a fundamental right to have visitation (a/k/a parenting time) with their child. Having said that, the focus of our attorneys and…
Rank this Week: 3685

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/
  • May 15

    5 Things You Need to Know Before Pursuing a Special Needs Adoption

    5 Things You Need to Know Before Pursuing a Special Needs Adoption
    Adopting a child with special needs in Minnesota is like adopting any other child, with a few differences. Five things you should know about special needs adoption include: 1. “Special needs” can refer to a variety of issues…
  • May 8

    The Science Of Divorce Mediation – Why The Process Works So Well And How It Can Help You

    The Science Of Divorce Mediation – Why The Process Works So Well And How It Can Help You
    Blame it on television, movies, or messy celebrity splits — divorce has a reputation for being a contentious, litigation-based affair, with little room for compromise. Those who have not navigated the divorce process…
  • May 1

    Is There Any Truth to the “Seven-Year Itch”?

    Is There Any Truth to the “Seven-Year Itch”?
    We’ve all heard of the “seven-year itch.” It’s the time when couples get bored in a relationship and crave something new. Is there any credence to this idea, or is it just another old wives’ tale? Leading experts…
Rank this Week: 1329

Hook Law Center Blog

Hook Law Center Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Virginia.

https://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • May 15

    The Role of an Elder Law Attorney in Personal Injury Action

    The Role of an Elder Law Attorney in Personal Injury Action
    People are often surprised when they hear that elder law attorneys assist personal injury attorneys with public benefits issues associated with their case. Our working knowledge of the intricately woven issues associated with medical…
  • May 8

    The New Elective Share Law Adds a Layer of Complexity for Planning for Long-Term Care

    The New Elective Share Law Adds a Layer of Complexity for Planning for Long-Term Care
    As of January 1, 2017, the Virginia Legislature amended our state’s formula for determining the surviving spouse’s elective share rights in the augmented estate. Under prior law, a surviving spouse was entitled to one-third of the…
  • May 1

    Are the New Proposed Tax Cuts Something You Should Be Concerned About?

    Are the New Proposed Tax Cuts Something You Should Be Concerned About?
    The Trump Administration recently announced proposed tax cuts, which received many headlines for reducing corporate tax rates and generally being unclear on how the cuts would be absorbed in the national budget. What do the proposed income…
Rank this Week: 1934

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/
  • May 15

    SCOTUS rules on military retirement in Howell case

    SCOTUS rules on military retirement in Howell case
    Today SCOTUS ruled on a family law case. Howell v Howell – unanimous ruling… Husband and Wife divorced over 25 years ago. Decree ordered Husband’s military retirement split 50/50 with Wife. When he actually retired, he…
  • May 9

    Texas Child Support 101: The Basics of Net Resources+ PART TWO

    Texas Child Support 101: The Basics of Net Resources+ PART TWO
    This is part 2 in a two-part series on the basics of net resources for calculation of child support. Deemed Income Deemed Income is a term we get from Texas Family Code Section 154.067: “Deemed Income (a)…
  • May 2

    Texas Child Support 101: The Basics of Net Resources PART 1

    Texas Child Support 101: The Basics of Net Resources PART 1
    This is Part 1 in a two-part series on the basics of net resources for the calculation of child support. To calculate current child support, courts must (1) determine the amount of the obligor’s income available for support (“net…
Rank this Week: 4810

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/
Rank this Week: 4476

The Blog About All Things Family

The Blog About All Things Family

Discusses family law issues including divorce, child support, child custody, order enforcements, and adoptions. By Welsh Law, PLLC.

http://welsh-lawfirm.com/blog/
  • May 15

    It’s All In The Agreement!

    It’s All In The Agreement!
    I like chocolate chip cookie dough. She likes chocolate chip cookies. Instead of baking ALL of the cookies, there is always a little bit of cookie dough left over for me (or my kids if they find out about it). When going through a divorce…
  • May 10

    Money, Money, Money

    Money, Money, Money
    Your spouse cheated on you.  He makes more money than you. You stayed home with the kids while he worked. And now he wants divorce. Does any of this sound like you? Now you are left wondering how you are going to pay for things. You…
  • Apr 20

    I Thought I Get Half of Everything in Divorce

    I Thought I Get Half of Everything in Divorce
    This has come up in many cases I have had lately. My clients ask how long the divorce will take and I tell them that it can be anywhere from 60 days to 2 years because it all depends on how the case progresses. This shocks most of my clients…
Rank this Week: 671

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents, DUI, criminal defense, bank side bankruptcy cases, creditors' rights, divorce and family custody, and estate planning. By Fessler Schneider & Grimme.

http://www.fsgattorneys.com/blog
  • May 15

    Criminal Issues Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Criminal Issues Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
       You have been charged with a crime.  Whether the charge is a misdemeanor or felony,  you need representation.  You need someone who knows the law, can give you sound advice, and has experience. Under the current…
  • May 2

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Fort Thomas, KY

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Fort Thomas, KY
    People put things in their cars for all sorts of reasons—the baby’s toys, cute collectibles, want to decorate their car, etc etc.   What is often overlooked is the great damage to the driver’s real…
  • Apr 15

    Easter Greetings from Fessler, Schneider, and Grimme

    Easter Greetings from Fessler, Schneider, and Grimme
    Easter is not only the most important Christian celebration, it is also a reflection of hope, peace, and renewal.   We wish you all the blessings of the holiday and hope that you have a wonderful time this weekend with family and…
Rank this Week: 2331

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
  • May 15

    State Supreme Court Overturns Ban on Same-Sex Foster Parent

    State Supreme Court Overturns Ban on Same-Sex Foster Parent
    The right of same-sex couples to marry has been the law of the land throughout the United State for almost two years, when the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Obergefell v. Hodges. While the court noted in Obergefell that most…
  • May 1

    New York Maintains Complicated Laws Regarding the Secrecy of Adoption Record

    New York Maintains Complicated Laws Regarding the Secrecy of Adoption Record
    Adoptions often end joyfully with the creation of a new family, but they often originate from tragedy. A child in an adoption proceeding may have been orphaned or removed from their birth parents’ home because of abuse or neglect. As…
  • Apr 26

    Changing Children’s Surnames in New York Family Law Case

    Changing Children’s Surnames in New York Family Law Case
    Family law cases in New York City can involve numerous complicated and difficult issues, requiring careful planning and preparation for emotionally trying proceedings. This is probably most true for proceedings involving the custody and care…
Rank this Week: 1690

Family Law Matters

Family Law Matters

Information and advice regarding family law issues. By Bryan Reed.

http://www.justdivorce.co.uk/blog/
  • May 15

    ONLINE DIVORCE COURT UPDATE

    ONLINE DIVORCE COURT UPDATE
    this blog looks at the march towards creation of a court based online divorce process, plus the procedural delinking of divorce from financial remedy proceedings. Continue reading →
  • Apr 19

    YET ANOTHER DEMOCRATIC VOTE. AAARRRGGGHHH!

    YET ANOTHER DEMOCRATIC VOTE. AAARRRGGGHHH!
    what impact will the snap election have on proposed reforms to family law, such as the introduction of no fault divorce? Continue reading →
  • Mar 31

    WHEN IS A MARRIAGE NOT A MARRIAGE?

    WHEN IS A MARRIAGE NOT A MARRIAGE?
    on 24 march the court of appeal dismissed an appeal by mrs owens against a high court decision refusing to grant a decree nisi of divorce in relation to her petition based on unreasonable behaviour. the distinguished bench included sir…
Rank this Week: 2677

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • May 15

    DuPage County Children’s Center

    DuPage County Children’s Center
    In many custody disputes, allegations of abuse against children are thrown around.  Sometimes, people use this simply as a means of mudslinging to gain an upper hand in the court’s eyes against the opposing party.  However,…
  • May 1

    Are Individual Federal Income Taxes Dischargeable in Bankruptcy?

    Are Individual Federal Income Taxes Dischargeable in Bankruptcy?
    The answer is, it depends.  Generally, federal income taxes that are due and owing are non-dischargeable in bankruptcy, meaning that even if the bankruptcy eliminates a person’s other secured or unsecured debt, the tax debt he or…
  • Apr 17

    Illinois Law on Name Change

    Illinois Law on Name Change
    When a married couple divorces, often the wife will opt to return to the use of a former or maiden name.  The reasons and rationale are as diverse as the individuals who make this choice.  Illinois law provides this opportunity but…
Rank this Week: 846

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • May 14

    Weird Weekend

    Weird Weekend
    Sounds like a title for a bad horror movie. Which would be pretty apt, but for the pleasantly relaxed ending. I’m sitting in clean pjs, freshly showered and shampooed with sweet smelling hair, ready to fight the good fight tomorrow with…
  • May 8

    Access to justice – during office hours only

    Access to justice – during office hours only
    Our local court recently re-circulated the contact details and instructions for the out of hours emergency court service – a mobile number that is kept on when the court is closed, so that really urgent hearings can be convened at…
  • May 7

    Judicial Cooperation with Serious Case Review

    Judicial Cooperation with Serious Case Review
    ….There won’t be any (cooperation). Not least because Serious Case Reviews have been abolished with the enactment of the Children and Social Work Act 2017 on 27 April, which will (from a date yet to be fixed) abolish Local…
Rank this Week: 559