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California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

Covers current events in divorce. By John E. Harding.

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Aug 31

    Alameda and Contra Costa Family Court Realignment

    Alameda and Contra Costa Family Court Realignment
    The family law courts in Alameda County and Contra Costa County are going in opposite directions. Alameda County has announced a contraction effective 2016. All family law departments and courtrooms will be consolidated at the Hayward Hall of…
  • Aug 21

    New Alameda County Family Law Judge

    New Alameda County Family Law Judge
    Long time Alameda County Support Commissioner Thomas Nixon was elevated in July by Governor Jerry Brown to Superior Court judge. Nixon, 56, of Dublin, has served as a commissioner at the Alameda County Superior Court since 2002. He was an…
  • Aug 13

    The Initial Consultation With A Divorce Lawyer

    The Initial Consultation With A Divorce Lawyer
    Going through a divorce is awful. The anxiety starts from the moment you realize you are in the process. For many people the next step is to seek out the advice and counsel of a divorce lawyer. Even that process, although designed to help…
Rank this Week: 813

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

Covers DWI, civil rights, family law, workers compensation, and criminal justice.

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 2426

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1747

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
  • Aug 31

    Evidence for Alienation As Child Abuse

    Evidence for Alienation As Child Abuse
    As the target of unacceptable behavior, the targeted parent may feel helpless, frustrated and depressed. However, in addition to addressing these feelings and the needs underlying them, the targeted parent has another, more selfless reason to…
  • Aug 28

    When Serious Health Or Financial Problems Afflict Either Parent

    When Serious Health Or Financial Problems Afflict Either Parent
    Parental alienation obviously doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Financial, emotional or personal stresses can lead to bad behavior from everyone involved and create negative feedback loops. For instance, let’s say that you’ve been…
  • Aug 26

    When Exaggerated or Untrue Accusations of Abuse Enter the Picture

    When Exaggerated or Untrue Accusations of Abuse Enter the Picture
    In previous works, we’ve discussed the horrendous problems that can be unleashed when you’re falsely accused of abusing or neglecting your child. Even if you clear your name and reputation – and salvage your relationship…
Rank this Week: 2065

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Aug 31

    Study Finds Women More Likely to Initiate Divorce

    Study Finds Women More Likely to Initiate Divorce
    In today's modern world, the expectations for a spouse are higher than they were in previous generations. Before the rise of the feminist movement, marriage was not exactly equal. The wives would handle the majority of the childcare and…
  • Aug 28

    Engagement Ring Industry Explodes With Same-Sex Marriage

    Engagement Ring Industry Explodes With Same-Sex Marriage
    Since the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationwide, it's not so much referred to as "gay marriage," or "same-sex marriage," it just "marriage." Now that it's legal for same-sex couples to marry across the U.S., the wedding…
  • Aug 27

    Will Anna Duggar Seek a Divorce?

    Will Anna Duggar Seek a Divorce?
    Will Anna Duggar stay with her husband, or will she file for divorce? Ever since news broke out that her husband, Josh Duggar, star of TLC's 19 Kids and Counting, molested four of his sisters, and another underage girl, and cheated on Anna,…
Rank this Week: 548

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/
Rank this Week: 1392

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
Rank this Week: 2327

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Aug 31

    Dividing Student Loan Debt During Divorce

    Dividing Student Loan Debt During Divorce
    Question: If I divorce my wife can she sue me over her student loan debt? We are both unemployed and going to school. She took out very large student loans and I am worried about finding the money to pay for them. Answer: I do not practice…
  • Aug 30

    Fighting False Allegations Of Abuse

    Fighting False Allegations Of Abuse
    Question: I am trying to get full custody of my children, but my wife is threatening me with false allegations of abuse and claiming she will get a restraining order against me if I do this. I’ve never hurt her so there would be no…
  • Aug 28

    Is Abandonment A Grounds For Divorce?

    Is Abandonment A Grounds For Divorce?
    Question: My wife and I have been trying to work out our divorce for the past year while living in the same house. We haven’t made much progress in the settlement process and I recently had my lawyer notify her of my intention to move…
Rank this Week: 292

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
  • Aug 31

    Your Employees Are Probably Doing It, So Have a BYOD Policy

    Your Employees Are Probably Doing It, So Have a BYOD Policy
    People today can (and do) work from anywhere—connected through the Internet, WiFi, and cloud-based platforms with a variety of mobile devices. This makes preventing confidential and proprietary business information from “walking…
  • Aug 28

    Facing a Condemnation? Take These 5 Initial Step

    Facing a Condemnation? Take These 5 Initial Step
    Unlike most types of litigation, a direct condemnation case generally assures the owner of at least some compensation for the property taken. So when an owner approaches an attorney, it’s usually to see if it’s…
  • Aug 26

    How to Get and Handle Retainer Fee

    How to Get and Handle Retainer Fee
    If you’re new to practice, you may have heard of retainer fees but aren’t sure how to get them and whether you can keep them. Here’s a look at the rules and a sample retainer provision to help you out. The key to…
Rank this Week: 2710

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Covers Massachusetts family and divorce law. By Nancy R. Van Tine.

http://www.massachusettsdivorcelawmonitor.com/
  • Aug 31

    Every Child Deserves Representation in a Contested Adoption

    Every Child Deserves Representation in a Contested Adoption
    In my previous post on Adopting a Stepchild, I explained the steps to go through for an uncontested adoption. Many adoptions are very simple and straightforward. However, in situations where there are disagreements about what is best for a…
  • Aug 28

    Divorce Is Hard

    Divorce Is Hard
    Hi there, As the summer winds down and kids start back to school, a lot of folks decide to take their first real step in the divorce process. I routinely see a lot of people in August who haven’t decided what to do and need to know what…
  • Aug 19

    Ashley Madison: Karma Strike

    Ashley Madison: Karma Strike
    Hi there, Well, cheaters beware! Last week I posted on the Ashley Madison hack. The hackers were largely silent for about a month after they went into Ashley Madison’s database and lifted information on 32 million of the 37 million…
Rank this Week: 1395

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/
  • Aug 31

    Divorced Couple Battle Fate of Frozen Embryos in Court

    Divorced Couple Battle Fate of Frozen Embryos in Court
    When a couple chooses to divorce, there are many issues to address and resolve in order to move forward with their separate lives. Each family law case comes with a unique set of facts that can often dictate how the couple proceeds, to some…
  • Aug 17

    Maryland Court Decides Child Custody Issue Involving Special Immigrant Statu

    Maryland Court Decides Child Custody Issue Involving Special Immigrant Statu
    Maryland courts review virtually every request in a child custody case in accordance with the “best interests of the child” standard. Judges seek to protect the well-being and general welfare of children brought before them, no…
  • Jul 29

    Maryland Court Asserts Personal Jurisdiction Over Non-Resident Putative Father in Child Custody Case

    Maryland Court Asserts Personal Jurisdiction Over Non-Resident Putative Father in Child Custody Case
    Most states have enacted uniform laws that govern child custody and support issues. Such uniform provisions serve to provide “systematic and harmonized approaches” to family issues that require immediate attention when the…
Rank this Week: 2545

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/
  • Aug 31

    Don’t Be Reactionary & Defensive In Divorce Mediation

    Don’t Be Reactionary & Defensive In Divorce Mediation
    Divorce is not something that goes down well with most people. Even spouses that have gone through an Orange County divorce mediation will have an underlying hurt and sense of disappointment as a result of their divorce. Increasingly though,…
  • Aug 21

    Mediation Guidelines for Divorcing Parent

    Mediation Guidelines for Divorcing Parent
    To most people that have not had a divorce, Orange County divorce seems like one of the hardest most complex legal cases. They believe that the California courts and the Orange County divorce mediation services are enemies of one another,…
  • Aug 18

    The Role of the Mediator in Orange County Divorce Mediation

    The Role of the Mediator in Orange County Divorce Mediation
    Orange County divorce mediation is fast becoming one of the leading ways for people to get divorced and end their relationships. The role of mediation has increased in recent years with more and more people looking for an empowered mediation…
Rank this Week: 1905

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Aug 31

    Child Marriage is as Popular as ever in Bangladesh

    Child Marriage is as Popular as ever in Bangladesh
    From The Washington Post: On her wedding day, 15-year- old Nasoin Akhter looked “melancholic,” according to photographer Allison Joyce, who documented the teenage girl’s wedding to her 32-year-old husband, Mohammad Hasamur Rahman, last…
  • Aug 30

    Mexico Adoption-For-Cash Scheme Took Babies From Mother

    Mexico Adoption-For-Cash Scheme Took Babies From Mother
    From CBS News: A child welfare official in northern Mexico took at least nine babies from poor or drug-addicted mothers and offered them to adoptive parents in exchange for payments ranging from $5,000 to $9,000, authorities said Friday. Raul…
  • Aug 29

    You Need To Tell Your Child's Teacher About Your Divorce

    You Need To Tell Your Child's Teacher About Your Divorce
    From LA Times: The school year is just beginning, but grades are already in on parent-teacher communication: needs improvement. There’s a crucial disconnect between parents and teachers, both vital players in a child's growth and…
Rank this Week: 895

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • Aug 31

    Permanent Alimony Reversed in Ripley, TN Divorce: Ezekiel v. Ezekiel

    Permanent Alimony Reversed in Ripley, TN Divorce: Ezekiel v. Ezekiel
    Facts: Husband and Wife divorced after 24 years of marriage. Wife was 58 years old, in good health, and working full-time. Husband was 47 years old, in fair health, and working full-time. Wife requested $700 per month in alimony in futuro.…
  • Aug 28

    Photo of the Week: Sea Lion

    Photo of the Week: Sea Lion
    Information provided by K.O. Herston: Knoxville, Tennessee Divorce and Family Law Attorney.Filed under: Photography Tagged: Photography
  • Aug 26

    Collaborative Divorce Saves Time and Money

    Collaborative Divorce Saves Time and Money
    This article by Debra Denison Cantor and Ann V. Levin in the Philadelphia Inquirer may be of interest to readers of this blog. ‘Collaborative divorce’ can save time and money While many associate the word divorce with painful and…
Rank this Week: 3256

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Aug 30

    Son Awarded $5,000 Against Mother Who Failed To Turn Over Bar Mitzvah Gift

    Son Awarded $5,000 Against Mother Who Failed To Turn Over Bar Mitzvah Gift
    In his August 25, 2015 decision in Zeidman v. Zeidman, Nassau County District Court Judge Scott Fairgrieve awarded $5,000 to 17-year old Jordan Zeidman who had sued his mother, Shirley Zeidman, for refusing to deliver Jordan’s Bar…
  • Aug 23

    Pre-nup Upheld; Temporary Maintenance and Counsel Fees Increased on Appeal

    Pre-nup Upheld; Temporary Maintenance and Counsel Fees Increased on Appeal
    In its August 19, 2015 decision in Hof v. Hof, the Second Department, almost matter-of-factly, addressed a number of pendente lite and pre-nuptial agreement issues. To begin, the Court affirmed the determination of Suffolk County Supreme…
  • Aug 16

    Co-parenting: Flexibility Cannot Be Ordered; Abusive E-mails Warrant Jail

    Co-parenting: Flexibility Cannot Be Ordered; Abusive E-mails Warrant Jail
    Sentencing a father (a police officer) to 15 days in jail for sending abusive e-mails to the mother, Supreme Court, Putnam County Justice Victor G. Grossman attempted to stop the war between divorcing parents. Charging the parties with acting…
Rank this Week: 678

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Aug 30

    Busting more Myth Buster myths…

    Busting more Myth Buster myths…
    In November 2014 I wrote about the Adoption Myth Buster Guide, see here : Take me to your Leadership Board. I said that it had been confirmed that the “top QC” who had authored the guide was in fact Janet Bazley QC. Janet has…
  • Aug 29

    Litigants in person costs award

    Litigants in person costs award
    It’s a little known thing that under rule 46.5 of the Civil Procedure Rules (which do apply to family proceedings – see FPR 28.2) the court may award a litigant in person their costs. This has been the case for over a year now,…
  • Aug 23

    Adoption Statistic

    Adoption Statistic
    Adoption statistics. Tricky topic. Makes my head hurt a bit. I have written a blog post on the Transparency Project about this issue, following a post by former MP John Hemming on the same. You can read it here.
Rank this Week: 445

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Does Adultery Play a Role in Florida Divorce Determinations?

    Does Adultery Play a Role in Florida Divorce Determinations?
    With the recent breach and data leak regarding approximately 32 million subscribers to the “married dating” website Ashley Madison, many married couples have likely been facing difficult situations as news of possible infidelity…
  • Aug 22

    Steps to Take if Divorce Seems Imminent

    Steps to Take if Divorce Seems Imminent
    If you have decided to file for divorce or if your spouse plans to file soon, there are some steps you can take to not only make the process easier but also to protect your interests as much as possible. The following are only some examples…
  • Aug 17

    Common Mistakes During Divorce Proceeding

    Common Mistakes During Divorce Proceeding
    In a divorce case, every individual wants to obtain a decree with the most favorable terms possible so that he or she may move on with financial stability and quality relationships with his or her children. Unfortunately, many people make…
Rank this Week: 4625

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

Updates, events, and useful tips surrounding family law issues. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Aug 29

    DELAWARE PASSES CHILDREN’S BILL OF RIGHTS

    DELAWARE PASSES CHILDREN’S BILL OF RIGHTS
    Leslie Spoltore in our Wilmington office recently wrote about Delaware’s passing a children’s “Bill of Rights” into law.  This law specifically addressed what children are to receive while under the care of the…
  • Aug 27

    16 WAYS TO BETTER MANAGE CUSTODY CASES

    16 WAYS TO BETTER MANAGE CUSTODY CASES
    I try not to become angry with clients; recognizing that they are in the middle of family law litigation.  But there are times when a client will insist that they know best “what the court will do”.  That can be a…
  • Aug 20

    WHAT THE ASHLEY MADISON DATA BREACH REALLY MEANS TO DIVORCE LAWYERS AND THEIR CLIENTS

    WHAT THE ASHLEY MADISON DATA BREACH REALLY MEANS TO DIVORCE LAWYERS AND THEIR CLIENTS
    When I first heard of the Ashley Madison data breach, I seem to be one of the few family law attorneys who felt somewhat cool to the idea it was going to result in a crescendo of divorce filings. First, due to Ashley Madison not having an…
Rank this Week: 913

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Covers California divorce and family law blog, with a focus on Orange County.

http://www.farzadlaw.com/family-law-articles/
  • Aug 28

    How Do Judges Decide Divorce Cases? By Applying Facts, Law and Using Judicial Discretion

    How Do Judges Decide Divorce Cases? By Applying Facts, Law and Using Judicial Discretion
    How do judges decide divorce cases? The short answer is by application of law to fact and use of judicial discretion. The law is found in our code books (mostly the California Family Code) and cases (appellate and supreme court). The facts…
  • Jul 19

    What Happens After Divorce Papers Are Served? Answers for Uncontested and Contested Divorce

    What Happens After Divorce Papers Are Served? Answers for Uncontested and Contested Divorce
    What happens after divorce papers are served? The answer in a California divorce case depends on whether the divorce is contested or uncontested. In uncontested California divorce cases, a timely response is filed and served and the spouses…
  • May 29

    What to Expect in Divorce Court. What Happens and Why?

    What to Expect in Divorce Court. What Happens and Why?
    Divorce Court can be scary for everyone except for judges and divorce lawyers. We are used to it. What to expect in Divorce Court is the scariest part because the unexpected can lead to fear. Fear of what? Fear of the unknown. Sounds obvious…
Rank this Week: 1597

Tennessee Divorce Lawyer Blog

Tennessee Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Tennessee divorce and family law. By Mary Frances Parker.

http://www.tennesseedivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    How Close is Too Close: Enmeshment in Family Law

    How Close is Too Close: Enmeshment in Family Law
    A close, tight knit relationship with a parent is always the best thing for children, right? This is what conventional wisdom has long told us. Is there a point where that closeness becomes an issue? This is a phenomenon psychologists…
  • Jan 2

    T.C.A. § 36-6-106(a)(8) Creates Uncertainty For Parents and Their Psychotherapist

    T.C.A. § 36-6-106(a)(8) Creates Uncertainty For Parents and Their Psychotherapist
    In 2013, Senator Mae Beavers (R - Mt. Juilet) explained on the floor of the Senate her reasoning behind S.B. 0028, a bill that purported to amend various sections of the T.C.A. relative to consideration of mental health care records of a…
  • Dec 28

    In re Lyric J.: Will Tennessee Supreme Court Weigh In On The Rights of Putative Biological Fathers?

    In re Lyric J.: Will Tennessee Supreme Court Weigh In On The Rights of Putative Biological Fathers?
    The American legal system views the relationship between parent and child as sacrosanct, only to be severed through a knowing, voluntary relinquishment by the parent or through a formal court proceeding known as a termination of parental…
Rank this Week: 3125

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/
  • Aug 28

    THE ASHLEY MADISON SCANDAL – PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS

    THE ASHLEY MADISON SCANDAL – PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS
    The media remains abuzz on reports that the website, Ashley Madison, was the target of cyberhacking. For those who may not be aware, Ashley Madison is known as the leading website for persons looking to have an affair. It’s slogan is:…
  • Aug 20

    Appellate Division Assesses the Reliability of DNA Testing to Establish Paternity in New Jersey

    Appellate Division Assesses the Reliability of DNA Testing to Establish Paternity in New Jersey
    In May of this year, my colleague Daniel Burton, Esq. wrote a  blog entitled “One Set of Twins Two Fathers Confirms New Jersey Superior Court Judge” about a trial court level decision of the Honorable Sohail Mohammed,…
  • Aug 15

    The Kelly Rutherford Case and International Custody Dispute

    The Kelly Rutherford Case and International Custody Dispute
    On Tuesday, August 11, 2015, a New York court ordered the children of the television “Gossip Girl” actress, Kelly Rutherford, to be returned to their father, Daniel Giersch,  who has been living with the children in…
Rank this Week: 2930

Family-In-Law

Family-In-Law

Family law trends in Minnesota and across the country. By Michael Boulette.

http://family-in-law.com/
  • Aug 28

    5 Rule Changes Every Family Lawyer Should Know

    5 Rule Changes Every Family Lawyer Should Know
    Family lawyers have their work cut out for them lately. As if huge statutory changes weren’t enough, the Minnesota Supreme Court took this summer’s preternaturally beautiful weather ... The post 5 Rule Changes Every…
  • Aug 17

    Court of Appeals Hands Win to Grandparents’ Right

    Court of Appeals Hands Win to Grandparents’ Right
    It’s not often the losing party in a custody case is able to turn things around at the Court of Appeals. After all, when a ... The post Court of Appeals Hands Win to Grandparents’ Rights appeared first on Family-In-Law.
  • Aug 14

    Making Sense of Minnesota’s New Shared-Parenting Presumption

    Making Sense of Minnesota’s New Shared-Parenting Presumption
    After 3,300 words on Minnesota’s new child custody laws, you might think I’d have nothing left to say. Or maybe you were just hoping. But there’s ... The post Making Sense of Minnesota’s New Shared-Parenting…
Rank this Week: 2030

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Setting Aside a New York Marital or Separation Agreement

    Setting Aside a New York Marital or Separation Agreement
    New York marital law allows spouses to enter into agreements, before or during the marriage, with regard to issues like characterization of marital property, distribution of marital property upon separation or divorce, maintenance and child…
  • Aug 20

    New York Courts Address Post-Divorce Motions to Rescind Settlement Agreement

    New York Courts Address Post-Divorce Motions to Rescind Settlement Agreement
    A divorce under the laws of the state of New York requires the parties to resolve multiple issues, either by mutual agreement or by submitting the matter to the court to decide, before the court can enter a final judgment of divorce. Many…
  • Aug 12

    Post-Divorce Proceeding Results in Sanctions by New York Appellate Court

    Post-Divorce Proceeding Results in Sanctions by New York Appellate Court
    An New York appellate court sanctioned the plaintiff in a post-divorce lawsuit, finding the suit to be frivolous. The ex-husband (plaintiff) filed suit against the ex-wife (defendant), after the entry of their divorce, seeking to recover a…
Rank this Week: 2203

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

Covers divorce, child support, child custody, alimony, equitable property distribution, father's rights, mother's rights, family law, and laws on divorce. By James Gross.

http://mddivorcelawyers.com/legalcrier
  • Aug 28

    Ashley Madison and Grounds for Divorce

    Ashley Madison and Grounds for Divorce
    Do you have grounds for divorce if you find your spouse among the 37 million hacked users of Ashley Madison, the dating website for married people looking to cheat? In DC, the answer is no. There are only two grounds for divorce in DC —…
  • Aug 21

    Ashley Madison Hack Spurs Divorce

    Ashley Madison Hack Spurs Divorce
    Divorce lawyers are seeing an upsurge in business as a result of the hack attack on the Ashley Madison Internet dating site for married people. The hackers posted names, street and email addresses and payments for millions of users, mostly…
  • Jul 29

    Can Alimony Be Longer Than The Marriage?

    Can Alimony Be Longer Than The Marriage?
    Dr. Murray Malin, an anesthesiologist, was 38 when he met Marcie Minenberg, 27. She went to law school but did not pass the bar exam and was working in a jewelry store. They wed, had one child, and divorced in Maryland after three years of…
Rank this Week: 1954

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

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

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Aug 28

    The Financial Cost of Infidelity in Divorce

    The Financial Cost of Infidelity in Divorce
    Earlier this month, the Ashley Madison customer list hack story unfolded like a compelling summer beach novel.  The imagined made-for-TV aftermath is equally fascinating to people sitting on the sidelines–wronged wives calling…
  • Aug 4

    The Heart Wants What the Heart Wants….Or Does It?

    The Heart Wants What the Heart Wants….Or Does It?
    Illinois recently passed a law that eliminates lawsuits called “Heart Balm Actions” which are lawsuits people file to try to be made whole for the events that break hearts such as alienation of affections, breaches of promises to…
  • Jul 9

    10 Steps to Having a Healthy Blended Family

    10 Steps to Having a Healthy Blended Family
    Regardless of what you call it, a blended family has a unique set of challenges that you may not have experienced with your first family.  The good news is that with patience, understanding and time, you can create a positive, loving…
Rank this Week: 1787

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/
  • Aug 28

    Legal Links – August 28, 2015

    Legal Links – August 28, 2015
    On Fridays, we compile and post Legal Links, a list of legal news, reported cases, community events and topics of interest to Lancaster residents and readers of the Lancaster Law Blog. 1.  Ephrata Police at the forefront of life saving…
  • Aug 27

    Is it a Condominium, Planned Community or a Subdivision?

    Is it a Condominium, Planned Community or a Subdivision?
    The Pennsylvania General Assembly has recently returned a useful tool to real estate developers and builders.  At the same time, they have allowed the residents and developers of over 10,000 condominium and homeowners’ associations…
  • Aug 21

    Legal Links – August 21, 2015

    Legal Links – August 21, 2015
    On Fridays, we compile and post Legal Links, a list of legal news, reported cases, community events and topics of interest to Lancaster residents and readers of the Lancaster Law Blog. 1.  Funnel cakes and football, that’s what…
Rank this Week: 4850

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/
  • Aug 28

    New Girlfriend or Boyfriend and Child Custody and Parenting Time

    New Girlfriend or Boyfriend and Child Custody and Parenting Time
    The New Significant Other Phenomena When it comes to dealing with visitation time, parenting rights, child custody, and child support – there are a lot of sensitive and complicated issues to consider. One set of situations I deal with…
  • Aug 20

    Why the Gossip Girl Rutherford New York Jurisdiction Decision Make Sense

    Why the Gossip Girl Rutherford New York Jurisdiction Decision Make Sense
    Why the Rutherford New York Custody Jurisdiction Decision Makes Sense Recently, well-known actress Kelly Rutherford was ordered by the New York County Supreme Court to return her children to their father in Monaco, where they had been living…
  • Aug 8

    When can a Divorce be Withdrawn or Discontinued in New York?

    When can a Divorce be Withdrawn or Discontinued in New York?
    It is possible, under different scenarios, to discontinue a divorce, before it is finalized by the signing of the judgment. But how can it be done? The answer is found in the New York Civil Practice Law and Rules 3217 and corresponding case…
Rank this Week: 2833

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Today’s Divorce Climate: Facebook or Bust! ‘Elonis’ or Freedom of Speech

    Today’s Divorce Climate: Facebook or Bust! ‘Elonis’ or Freedom of Speech
    Dear Carolyn: My ex is posting all kinds of things about me on Facebook. She calls me names like bastard, devil, asshole, and you name it. She doesn’t even have privacy settings on her Facebook, so I fear that my (our) children who are…
  • Aug 27

    Spanking Standards in Child Custody in North Carolina

    Spanking Standards in Child Custody in North Carolina
    This blog is revised from a previous Ask Carolyn in the Rhino Times Dear Carolyn: I am a mother of girls ages six and ten. I am separated, and I have half custody. I work hard, and the girls sometimes create havoc. I spanked the six-year-old…
  • Aug 24

    Today’s Divorce Climate: The Ex-Spouse is a Spy

    Today’s Divorce Climate: The Ex-Spouse is a Spy
    1.     Change your email address and password when you begin your family law case. Change your computer and cell phone, if possible. Electronic devices, computers, and cell phones can be serious “leaks” of…
Rank this Week: 2226

Trust Matters Most

Trust Matters Most

Covers family law, divorce, bankruptcy, and specific Pennsylvania law changes. By Reese, Samley, Wagenseller, Mecum & Longer, P.C.

http://www.trustmattersmost.com/blog
  • Aug 28

    Timothy L. Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    Timothy L. Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    We wish to congratulate Tim Watts in his victory in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania! Thank you for putting your TRUST in the attorneys at Reese, Samley, Wagenseller, Mecum & Longer, P.C. For those who are unfamiliar with this particular…
  • May 6

    Bankruptcy Filings in Lancaster County

    Bankruptcy Filings in Lancaster County
    Check out this article in the Tuesday, May 5, 2015 issue of the Lancaster Newspaper, in which Matthew Samley shares his thoughts on the trends in bankruptcies and Lancaster County businesses.   Business Bankruptcies in Lancaster…
  • May 15

    Why Schedule A Consultation?

    Why Schedule A Consultation?
    Many initial calls by potential clients to attorneys’ offices result with a question “do I have a case or not”.  While it may seem like a very basic question, a majority of wisdom and advice you may receive from an…
Rank this Week: 2127

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Aug 28

    I don't like to say I told you so, but...

    I don't like to say I told you so, but...
    What I have said before comes to pass in three of the posts I wrote for Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog this week, which include:The Marriage Foundation’s figures disprove their case - The Foundation shoots…
  • Aug 24

    Concerned

    Concerned
  • Aug 21

    Fickleness and folly

    Fickleness and folly
    ...were both in evidence in my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog, which included the following:Further thoughts on enforcing family financial orders - With reference to The Law Society's response to…
Rank this Week: 533

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
  • Aug 27

    NORGAARD PLEA OF GUILTY – Unable to Recall Facts (15-16)

    NORGAARD PLEA OF GUILTY – Unable to Recall Facts (15-16)
    NORGAARD PLEA OF GUILTY: A Norgaard Plea is a procedure that governs situations where a defendant wants to enter a plea of guilty (usually in order to take advantage of a plea agreement) but is unable to recall facts due … Continue…
  • Aug 19

    FINAL REQUEST FOR HELP – FRIDAY IS THE LAST DAY TO NOMINATE THE BLOG

    FINAL REQUEST FOR HELP – FRIDAY IS THE LAST DAY TO NOMINATE THE BLOG
    Dear Friends and Loyal Readers of the Judicial Training & Education Blog, The deadline for nominating the Blog is this Friday, August 21. Acceptance into the competition depends on how many nominations each blog receives. I’ve been…
  • Aug 12

    FELONY SENTENCING & PROBATION VIOLATION HEARINGS: The one thing a judge should never say or promise (15-15)

    FELONY SENTENCING & PROBATION VIOLATION HEARINGS: The one thing a judge should never say or promise (15-15)
    GENERAL RULE:  During a felony sentencing or probation violation hearing (PVH), although judges may warn defendants that a violation of probation can have serious ramifications, the court should NEVER PROMISE, MAKE ANNOUNCEMENTS OR…
Rank this Week: 1646

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/
  • Aug 27

    When Divorces Go Wrong, You Can Appeal

    When Divorces Go Wrong, You Can Appeal
    If your divorce case goes wrong, you made need to appeal the judge’s decision. Judges don’t always get it right. I’ve witnessed this as a Jacksonville family and divorce lawyer. Whenever, cases have reached a final…
  • Aug 5

    Divorce Happen

    Divorce Happen
    Divorce is an unfortunate reality.  It happens to people of all walks of life from the average Joe to household names like celebrity couple Gwen Steffani and Gavin Rossdale.   According to TMZ.com, Gwen filed for divorce on Monday.…
  • Jul 11

    Divorce: Ways to Save Money

    Divorce: Ways to Save Money
    “Why is divorce so expensive? Because it’s worth it. “- Unknown As a Jacksonville divorce lawyer, I can tell you that the average person that is thinking of divorce worries about the cost of  divorce.  The ugly…
Rank this Week: 605

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

Covers employment law, personal injury and family law issues related to Texas and federal law.

http://kielichlawfirm.com/blog
  • Aug 27

    Do I need to hire a Fort Worth divorce lawyer for a divorce in Tarrant County?

    Do I need to hire a Fort Worth divorce lawyer for a divorce in Tarrant County?
    How to pick a divorce lawyer is no easy question; you are trusting somebody you hardly know with your future and many factors may come into play in your decision to hire an attorney. One question people often struggle with is whether they…
  • Aug 26

    Will the Ashley Madison hack lead to more divorces?

    Will the Ashley Madison hack lead to more divorces?
    If you have been keeping up on the news this month you probably heard about the recent release of a massive database of information about Ashley Madison users by a hacktivist group aimed at challenging Ashley Madison’s business model of…
  • Aug 24

    What is the employment at will doctrine in Texas?

    What is the employment at will doctrine in Texas?
    All states except Montana follow the employment at will doctrine for employees. Although the employment at will doctrine has governed employment relationships in Texas and most of the country since the days of the Founding Fathers, there is…
Rank this Week: 1609

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
  • Aug 27

    How to Pick An Attorney in Northern Kentucky

    How to Pick An Attorney in Northern Kentucky
    You go to a party and talk to your friends about a legal issue you need help solving. Someone tells you about the awesome lawyer he just saw. Someone else chimes in with the name of a lawyer that is advertising heavily. Your gut instinct…
  • Aug 20

    School Bus Accident Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    School Bus Accident Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    You have seen the bumper stickers and signs warning you that school is back in session watch for children. Let’s talk about those children and the buses that carry 450,000 children a day. In 2014, over 9,000 bus accidents occurred…
  • Aug 13

    Creditor Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Creditor Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    The attorneys at Fessler, Schneider, & Grimme are all experienced litigators and have trial experience in creditors’ rights, Uniform Commercial Code, letters of credit, and other financial instruments. They have dealt with seizures…
Rank this Week: 2512

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer…

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Missouri family law. By Brinkman & Alter, LLC.

http://www.stlouiscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    St Louis Criminal Defense: Can A Municipality Charge Me With A Felony?

    St Louis Criminal Defense: Can A Municipality Charge Me With A Felony?
    AS LOW AS $750 FOR CERTAIN ST LOUIS FELONIES No, a municipality within the St Louis area does not have the authority to charge you with a felony. They are limited to misdemeanors and simple infractions. The only two governmental entities that…
  • Aug 25

    St Louis Criminal Defense: Is It Possible To Work Out A Plea Agreement On A Felony?

    St Louis Criminal Defense: Is It Possible To Work Out A Plea Agreement On A Felony?
    AS LOW AS $750 FOR CERTAIN ST LOUIS FELONIES Yes, it is. And when such a deal can be made, then the whole matter can end there. But sometimes a plea agreement cannot be worked out (or perhaps the deal that the prosecutor is offering is so bad…
  • Aug 24

    St Louis Criminal Defense: What If The Police Officer Performed An Illegal Search Of Myself Or Car?

    St Louis Criminal Defense: What If The Police Officer Performed An Illegal Search Of Myself Or Car?
    ONLY $375 FOR MOST ST LOUIS MISDEMEANORS If a police officer conducted a search of your person or car (or any of your belongings), then it may be possible to file a Motion to Suppress. This type of motion will inform the court of the improper…
Rank this Week: 3108

New Jersey Family Law

New Jersey Family Law

Features case law, legislative enactments and news about New Jersey divorce and matrimonial developments. By Charles C. Abut.

http://www.njdivorceblog.typepad.com/
Rank this Week: 3671

New Jersey Family Law

New Jersey Family Law

Covers divorce, mediation, arbitration and litigation. By Charles C. Abut.

http://njdivorceblog.typepad.com/new_jersey_divorce_law_me/
Rank this Week: 1972

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Aug 27

    TRIAL COURT FOUND TO HAVE DENIED DUE PROCESS RIGHTS TO PRO SE LITIGANT IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE MATTER

    TRIAL COURT FOUND TO HAVE DENIED DUE PROCESS RIGHTS TO PRO SE LITIGANT IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE MATTER
    Law is never easy.  Practicing law can be even less so.  How about going it on your own without an attorney?  Not everyone may know that a “pro se” litigant acting on his or her own behalf is expected…
  • Aug 17

    WHO’S YOUR DADDY?

    WHO’S YOUR DADDY?
    In a recent case, Passaic County Board of Social Services on Behalf of T.M. v. A.S., the New Jersey Family Court encountered a unique set of facts.  A mother of two twin girls sought to establish the paternity of her daughters in order…
  • Aug 11

    Be One of Our ABA Blawg 100 Amici!

    Be One of Our ABA Blawg 100 Amici!
    Every year, the ABA Journal invites nominations for its Blawg 100 list, a compilation of staff and reader “favorites” within the legal blogosphere. The rigorous selection process for the 2015 list has begun, with the magazine…
Rank this Week: 878

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 27

    Parental Alienation in the New

    Parental Alienation in the New
    A recent divorce case in Michigan involving children who were sent to juvenile detention for refusing to spend time with their father has made headlines across the country and the world. We have written previously about this case, which you…
  • Aug 26

    August 2015 – Helpful Family Law Insight

    August 2015 – Helpful Family Law Insight
    Our August 2015 newsletter, Helpful Family Law Insights, was published today. This month’s featured article was Three Steps to Prepare for a Difficult Conversation. Read that and the other articles in this edition by clicking the…
  • Aug 25

    How Creating a Household Inventory Can Help During a South Carolina Divorce

    How Creating a Household Inventory Can Help During a South Carolina Divorce
    Whether you are just considering divorce or if you are in the early stages of a South Carolina divorce, the good news is that you can take steps to ensure the process goes smoothly later on. One good way to do that is to create a…
Rank this Week: 2875

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
  • Aug 27

    Court of Appeals says email notice is notice

    Court of Appeals says email notice is notice
    In an order designed to terrify civil, domestic and appellate lawyers, the South Carolina Court of Appeals, in an August 26, 2015 order in the case of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Fallon Properties, SC, LLC, dismissed an appeal as untimely…
  • Aug 26

    It is likely practicably impossible to terminate alimony due to “continued cohabitation” in South Carolina

    It is likely practicably impossible to terminate alimony due to “continued cohabitation” in South Carolina
    In January 2013, noting that none of the seven published South Carolina appellate opinions dealing with the issue of “continued cohabitation” had found it existed and therefore terminated alimony, I blogged, “Is there ever…
  • Aug 21

    Hobbling your own attorney

    Hobbling your own attorney
    Folks hire attorneys to accomplish their legal goals. Too often those same folks hobble their attorneys by failing to remedy counterproductive behavior. It may be human nature to blame one’s problems on outside factors but it is…
Rank this Week: 609

Divorce Online Blog

Divorce Online Blog

News about divorce and family law.

http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/
  • Aug 27

    The top ten reasons for divorce in 2015

    The top ten reasons for divorce in 2015
    A survey of 5,000 online divorce customers that purchased a divorce from Divorce-Online in 2015 reveals the  top ten reasons for divorce in 2015 in the UK. Just growing apart is the number one reason for divorce with over 35%…
  • Jul 24

    Divorce court fees to rise again

    Divorce court fees to rise again
    We have just received some unwelcome news from the Ministry of Justice that the filing fee for divorce is to increase from £410 to £550 following a short consultation. Which means, in effect, the court fees for divorce WILL…
  • Jun 16

    Dale Vince divorce case highlights the need for clean break order

    Dale Vince divorce case highlights the need for clean break order
    The number of people asking the courts for financial orders after their divorces have been finalised has doubled according to research carried out by Cardiff-based Hugh James solicitors. Rising asset values, such as property, business or…
Rank this Week: 2613

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

Covers estate planning, HOA & condo associations and family law in North Carolina.

http://www.lawfirmrbs.com/blog/
  • Aug 27

    Fifth Community Association Bill Signed into Law: Increased Register of Deeds Indexing Fee

    Fifth Community Association Bill Signed into Law: Increased Register of Deeds Indexing Fee
    Senate Bill 332 “Register of Deeds – POA Indexing Fees” (with a full title of “An Act to Enable Register of Deeds to Collect Additional Fees for Indexing Instruments that Contain Exhibits with Multiple…
  • Aug 24

    Fumbling Your Trademark

    Fumbling Your Trademark
    You may have heard recently that the NFL’s Washington Redskins lost several trademark registrations. In fact, six trademarks that the team had registered were cancelled after it was determined that the petitioners (five Native American…
  • Aug 20

    Fourth Community Association Bill Signed into Law: Streets & Traffic Safety Device

    Fourth Community Association Bill Signed into Law: Streets & Traffic Safety Device
    Senate Bill 581 “Study Subdivision Streets / Traffic Calming Devices” (with the full title of “An Act to Direct the Department of Transportation to Study the Process for Accepting Subdivision Streets Dedicated as Public…
Rank this Week: 2905

Utah Divorce Hotline Blog

Utah Divorce Hotline Blog

By Chris Salcido.

http://www.utahdivorcehotline.com/utah-divorce-and-family-lawblog/
  • Aug 26

    The Good Divorce – Making Divorce As Painless as Possible

    The Good Divorce – Making Divorce As Painless as Possible
    Trend Toward a “Good Divorce” Recently some high profile celebrity divorces have raised some attention to what has been called the “good divorce,” that is, a divorce where the former spouses stay friends, continue to…
  • Jun 23

    Dividing a Personal Injury Award in a Utah Divorce

    Dividing a Personal Injury Award in a Utah Divorce
    Dividing a Personal Injury Award Comes Before Determining Alimony In a divorce action the court is required to determine how to divide the spouses’ property and whether alimony should be awarded. Property division comes first.…
  • Apr 22

    Mediation Before Modification Has Become Standard

    Mediation Before Modification Has Become Standard
    Mediation Before Modification Provisions in Divorce Decrees In most divorce decrees these days a provision is included that requires the parties to enter into a mediation to settle any disputes before going to court. Mediation is an informal…
Rank this Week: 2307

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Aug 26

    Mom, Dad, Junior: Being direct is healthy!

    Mom, Dad, Junior: Being direct is healthy!
    Love and Logic reminds us that we should share concerns directly, rather than aligning with someone else and dragging him or her into the problem. Dr. Charles Fay writes (excerpt): Fortunately, mental health experts have learned a great deal…
  • Aug 22

    Professional Rating and Review of David C. Sarnacki

    Professional Rating and Review of David C. Sarnacki
    Best Lawyers in America completed its peer-review assessment process and announced that it selected David C. Sarnacki of Grand Rapids, Michigan for its 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Sarnacki’s expertise was confirmed…
  • Jun 26

    Marriage is for Old Folks? U.S. Supreme Court says No, disagrees with Nina Simone

    Marriage is for Old Folks? U.S. Supreme Court says No, disagrees with Nina Simone
    From today’s United Supreme Court decision in OBERGEFELL v. HODGES Justice Kennedy offers these comments on marriage (excerpt): . . . Marriage is sacred to those who live by their religions and offers unique fulfillment to those who…
Rank this Week: 983

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Aug 26

    New Minimum Joint Physical Custody Law in Utah

    New Minimum Joint Physical Custody Law in Utah
    Utah has Moved to More Liberal Parent Time This year the Utah Legislature has moved toward a more liberal minimum parent time. This is a huge victory for noncustodial parents. What is the change? Previously in Utah, the minimum joint physical…
  • Jul 9

    Rule 412 and the Admissibility of a Victim’s Sexual Behavior

    Rule 412 and the Admissibility of a Victim’s Sexual Behavior
    What is Rule 412? Rule 412 of the Utah Rules of Evidence prohibits the admission of evidence, in criminal cases alleging sexual misconduct, of the victim’s past sexual behavior or predisposition. For example, in a rape case, the…
  • Jun 11

    When Character Evidence is Admissible In Utah Court

    When Character Evidence is Admissible In Utah Court
    Criminal Cases Often Involve Character Evidence Over the centuries of common law, a prohibition against introducing evidence of a person’s character developed so as to avoid influencing juries and judges to find either for or against a…
Rank this Week: 2306