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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/
  • Mar 28

    Lancaster County Reassessment – Commercial and Industrial Property Assessment Appeal

    Lancaster County Reassessment – Commercial and Industrial Property Assessment Appeal
    We have written a couple of posts about the Lancaster County-wide Property Tax Reassessment.  In this post, we want to focus specifically on commercial and industrial properties.  This includes any sort of income producing…
  • Mar 27

    Insurance Considerations for Liquor Licensee

    Insurance Considerations for Liquor Licensee
    I have the pleasure of working with numerous clients who own bars, restaurants, hotels and breweries, so when Nate Bunty asked me to participate in an Expert Interview on Liquor Liability I was happy to share some of the knowledge and…
  • Mar 23

    To Appeal, or not to Appeal – That is the question after you receive your property reassessment.

    To Appeal, or not to Appeal – That is the question after you receive your property reassessment.
    By now, all property owners have had some time to stew over the preliminary reassessments they have received.  You’ve read our recent post on the Lancaster County property reassessment, searched Google for more information and…
Rank this Week: 421

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

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

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Mar 28

    Lessons From Lisbon

    Lessons From Lisbon
    I am just back from the European Chapter meeting of the International Academy of Family Lawyers in beautiful Lisbon, Portugal. Held at the Ritz Four Seasons, this year’s meeting continued the legacy of fantastic IAFL events. It is such…
  • Mar 7

    Divorce Trigger

    Divorce Trigger
    The Huffington Post website features a divorce section that always impresses me. The content and advice on divorce is substantial. Take for example a recent article entitled The Three Dangers of Divorce. The article discusses triggers that…
  • Feb 8

    5 Critical Considerations While Buying Life Insurance for a Divorce

    5 Critical Considerations While Buying Life Insurance for a Divorce
    Regardless of whether you are happy or sad about divorcing your spouse, settling your affairs legally can stir up a roller coaster of emotions. The good news is securing the required life insurance policy is simple if you know where to turn.…
Rank this Week: 856

Hook Law Center Blog

Hook Law Center Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Virginia.

https://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Mar 28

    Why You Need an Elder Law Attorney

    Why You Need an Elder Law Attorney
    As elder law attorneys, we help our clients navigate through a host of issues: planning for incapacity or death; determining which long-term care services are appropriate for them; handling concerns about family dynamics, divorcing, feuding,…
  • Mar 20

    Medicare Actively Expanding MSP Compliance for Personal Injury Claimant

    Medicare Actively Expanding MSP Compliance for Personal Injury Claimant
    On February 3, 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that they would be establishing two new Medicare Set-Aside (MSA) processes – one for Liability Medicare Set-Asides (LMSA) and the other for Non-Fault…
  • Mar 13

    Predators and Creditors: How to Protect Your Family

    Predators and Creditors: How to Protect Your Family
    Estate planning has come a long way from when I first began practice in 1993. At the time, estate planning was highly driven by a need to avoid or minimize estate taxes and the tax rules took precedence over many other considerations for many…
Rank this Week: 2193

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers the divorce process. By Ramos Law Firm.

http://www.ramosfamilylaw.com/houstondivorceblog/
  • Mar 28

    Protected: How To Testify – Client Use Only

    Protected: How To Testify – Client Use Only
    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: How To Testify – Client Use Only appeared first on Houston Divorce Lawyers | Ramos Law Group, PLLC.
  • Feb 2

    Difference between a Divorce and Annulment in Texas family Law?

    Difference between a Divorce and Annulment in Texas family Law?
    The difference between a divorce and an annulment in Texas family law lies in the validity of the marriage.  A divorce, puts a legal end to a valid marriage.  An annulment, legally invalidates a marriage.  It treats the…
  • Jan 29

    How do I divorce an imprisoned individual?

    How do I divorce an imprisoned individual?
    There are two manners in which one can obtain a divorce from an imprisoned individual. First, you may obtain a divorce from an incarcerated individual through an uncontested divorce. To obtain an uncontested divorce, you and your spouse would…
Rank this Week: 3581

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/
  • Mar 28

    What do April 1st and April 15th have in common? Summer designations!

    What do April 1st and April 15th have in common? Summer designations!
    To some, April 1 and April 15 mean nothing more than practical jokes and another day of the month. To others, they are the dates by which one parent must give the other parent notice of the summer plans. While some may not want to plan their…
  • Mar 21

    Controversial subject: noncustodial parent possession over an infant

    Controversial subject: noncustodial parent possession over an infant
    Arizona State University has weighed in on a controversial subject – the quantity and quality of access of a noncustodial father to an infant child. “New research from Arizona State University shows that children, no matter what…
  • Mar 8

    Stages of grief in losing a relationship to divorce

    Stages of grief in losing a relationship to divorce
    Often I am reminded of the grief and loss that spouses must go through emotionally while I handle the legal aspects of the divorce. Sometimes, clients have already processed through the grief before they come to us and their point of…
Rank this Week: 898

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

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

    Alarming write-off of £3 billion uncollected child maintenance arrear

    Alarming write-off of £3 billion uncollected child maintenance arrear
    Jane RobeyCommenting on a new National Audit Office report (28 March) indicating some £3 billion in child maintenance arrears is considered "uncollectable", National Family Mediation CEO, Jane Robey, said:"The scale of proposed…
  • Mar 26

    News Essentials: 27th March 2017

    News Essentials: 27th March 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSInterim research findings on divorce law publishedInterim findings from research exploring how the current divorce law works in practice have been published…
  • Mar 24

    "Do your kids a favor – don’t have any."

    "Do your kids a favor – don’t have any."
    It could have been a quote from a family lawyer, but it is actually by American Comedy writer Robert Orben. It seemed apt in relation to my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog, which were all about…
Rank this Week: 473

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Mar 28

    Gender Budgeting

    Gender Budgeting
    From the Economist: IT IS easy to be cynical about government--and rarely does such cynicism go unrewarded. Take, for instance, policy towards women. Some politicians declare that they value women's unique role, which can be shorthand for…
  • Mar 27

    Saudi Arabian Women

    Saudi Arabian Women
    From the Economist: CAN Saudi Arabia keep its women? Last month’s appointment of women to head two big banks and Tadawul, the kingdom’s stock exchange, offers hope that the path to a fulfilling career is not completely blocked. But the...
  • Mar 26

    Same-sex legal groundbreaker case in South Carolina

    Same-sex legal groundbreaker case in South Carolina
    From The Herald: Debra Parks wanted to be treated the same as anybody else by the courts. At 62, she’s disabled, and split from her partner of almost four decades. She filed a lawsuit because she wanted her relationship, which...
Rank this Week: 69

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
  • Mar 28

    Who Advocates for the Parent in Child Welfare Proceedings?

    Who Advocates for the Parent in Child Welfare Proceedings?
    Many parents facing child welfare proceedings feel, and rightfully so, that no one is advocating for them or the unity of their family. Accordingly, many parents feel as if the system is against them and feel at a lost as to what to do.
  • Mar 27

    The Role of Child Psychologists in Child Custody Proceeding

    The Role of Child Psychologists in Child Custody Proceeding
    Child psychologists have the training to assess what is in the psychological best interests of the child as they pertain to custody and parenting time matters.
  • Mar 24

    Parents and Substance Abuse: What CPS Can Require You to Do

    Parents and Substance Abuse: What CPS Can Require You to Do
    When a parent’s substance abuse is identified as one of the factors that contributed to the abuse or neglect, the DCP&P and/or the court can require the parent to complete certain steps.
Rank this Week: 1989

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/
  • Mar 27

    Is there a constitutional right to an attorney during a child custody hearing?

    Is there a constitutional right to an attorney during a child custody hearing?
    In the recent case of Dennis O v Stephanie O. the Alaskan Superior Court heard the case of Dennis O who claimed that because his ex wife had an attorney during their child custody hearing his due process rights and self incrimination…
  • Mar 17

    Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna’s Potential California Child Custody Dispute

    Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna’s Potential California Child Custody Dispute
    If you keep up with the Kardashian family (i.e. watch Keeping Up with the Kardashians and any other spin-off show they have) and follow along with good ol’ so-called “reality” television, then you might have heard about Rob…
  • Mar 16

    M.I.A. and Benjamen Bronfman international child custody battle

    M.I.A. and Benjamen Bronfman international child custody battle
    MIA the rapper from London, England is involved in an international child custody battler with billionaire Benjamin Bronfman. Their child is 4 years old and named ikhyd.  M.I.A threatened to take the child out of Brooklyn and head to…
Rank this Week: 4963

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.net/
  • Mar 27

    The case of A.S. v. V.S. and NJ Domestic Violence Law

    The case of A.S. v. V.S. and NJ Domestic Violence Law
    This case is a recent analysis and application of the NJ domestic violence laws, current case law across the state, combined with the entire gamut of family court litigation, including child custody, visitation schedules, support, and…
  • Mar 19

    How to Be Calm While Going Through a NJ Divorce

    How to Be Calm While Going Through a NJ Divorce
    Even an amicable divorce can be stressful; people feel like failures, and there’s a sense of deep sadness. Less agreeable divorces bring added pain as couples sink into negativity, blaming each other for conflict. Staying calm, or…
  • Feb 5

    A.M.C. v. P.B. and the Need for Protection Requirement under NJ Domestic Violence Law

    A.M.C. v. P.B. and the Need for Protection Requirement under NJ Domestic Violence Law
    Restraining orders are legal orders that protect a person or multiple people from another person. Restraining orders are issued where the defendant has committed an act of domestic violence, and orders him or her not to contact the victim or…
Rank this Week: 2119

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Washington Bystander Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress Claim

    Washington Bystander Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress Claim
    Under Washington law, a family member who is present at the scene of an accident in which a loved one was physically injured or arrives shortly thereafter may have a claim for negligent infliction of emotional distress (NIED).  A…
  • Mar 16

    First Amendment Protects Speech that Is Not a True Threat in Washington Domestic Violence

    First Amendment Protects Speech that Is Not a True Threat in Washington Domestic Violence
    Threats of domestic violence should be taken seriously.  However, not all statements that suggest potential violence are true threats that can form the basis of a criminal conviction.  A Washington appeals court recently considered…
  • Mar 8

    Out-of-Network Expenses Are Uninsured Medical Expenses Under Washington Family Law

    Out-of-Network Expenses Are Uninsured Medical Expenses Under Washington Family Law
    Health care can be very expensive, especially if the treatment is not covered by insurance.  A child support order will generally set out how uninsured medical expenses are allocated, but what happens when one parent seeks treatment for…
Rank this Week: 1889

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Mar 27

    Can My Wife Kick Me Out By Changing The Locks?

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

    Is It Worth Pursuing Child Support?

    Is It Worth Pursuing Child Support?
    Question: I share 50/50 custody of my son with my ex-wife. For about six years, I paid child support. We recently mediated and child support was eliminated. I am planning on retiring in about a year while my ex is going to be working for…
  • Mar 23

    Gray Divorce Revolution: Handling Divorce After 50

    Gray Divorce Revolution: Handling Divorce After 50
    There is a misconception that divorce is for the young. Once a couple survives the initial hurdles of marriage and child raising, then gets past the mid-life crises, it seems like their relationship should be in the clear. In reality, older…
Rank this Week: 256

Orange County Family Law Blog

Orange County Family Law Blog

By Pinkham & Associates, APLC. Covers California divorce and family law matters.

http://pinkhamlaw.com/blog
  • Mar 27

    Most Important Thing To Do Before Filing For Divorce

    Most Important Thing To Do Before Filing For Divorce
    The most important thing to do prior to filing for Divorce and prior to separating, especially when you are the lower wage earner, is to gather documentation regarding your spouse income and expenses, such as paystubs, credit card statements,…
  • Mar 16

    How to File For Divorce in California (Initial Paperwork)

    How to File For Divorce in California (Initial Paperwork)
    The post How to File For Divorce in California (Initial Paperwork) appeared first on Orange County CA | Divorce Attorney.
  • Jan 3

    Declaration of Disclosure – California Family Law

    Declaration of Disclosure – California Family Law
    The post Declaration of Disclosure – California Family Law appeared first on Orange County CA | Divorce Attorney.
Rank this Week: 2133

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Updates in Michigan Family Law

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

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

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

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

    Wayne County, Michigan Child Support Amnesty Program

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

    Home Alone | Parental Dilemma | Links to Post

    Home Alone | Parental Dilemma | Links to Post
    The topic of how old a child should be before a parent leaves the child home alone has continued for the past ten years to be the most frequently researched and read on my blog Updates in Family Law. I...
Rank this Week: 2605

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: 1864

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
  • Mar 27

    Should You Discuss Damages During Opening and Closing?

    Should You Discuss Damages During Opening and Closing?
    Whether and how you discuss damages in your opening statement and closing argument is a strategic consideration. A plaintiff discussing damages in the opening may turn jurors off, but not doing so can be a tactical mistake. Defendants usually…
  • Mar 24

    Would an “Insured” by Any Other Name Be as Covered?

    Would an “Insured” by Any Other Name Be as Covered?
    Automobile liability policies provide coverage both to “named insureds” and “insureds.” Do you understand the coverage consequences of this distinction? When representing an insured in a car accident case, you need to…
  • Mar 22

    Deadlines for Motions to Compel

    Deadlines for Motions to Compel
    The timing of a motion to compel depends largely on whether responses have been served. Here’s a review of the timing in common situations and a handy chart with the time limits. If no responses served. If the responding party fails to…
Rank this Week: 436

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Mar 27

    What should we look for when recruiting “aspiring lawyers”?

    What should we look for when recruiting “aspiring lawyers”?
    This is a guest blog post from Professor Richard Moorhead, who tweets as @RichardMoorhead and blogs at lawyerwatch. I will be insisting our pupillage committee in chambers read it.   What should we look for when recruiting…
  • Mar 23

    A little knowledge is a dangerous thing…

    A little knowledge is a dangerous thing…
    A new McKenzie Friend website has been launched this week. It is in my view an excellent illustration of the truth of the proposition that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, whether that knowledge is wielded by a law student or a…
  • Mar 21

    Child Protection Conference III – Consolidation

    Child Protection Conference III – Consolidation
    The Transparency Project is pleased to offer its support for the third multi-disciplinary Child Protection Conference to be held at the University of the West of England on June 9th. Previous events have asked the questions – is…
Rank this Week: 451

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

http://heyannette.com/blog/
  • Mar 27

    Safe Haven Therapy: An Overview, Part II

    Safe Haven Therapy: An Overview, Part II
    This is the second post about safe haven counseling, which applies to children’s counseling records in custody cases.   The first post is here. A couple of  Arizona statutes are relevant to the safe haven issue.  ARS…
  • Mar 23

    Safe Haven Counseling: An Overview, Part I

    Safe Haven Counseling: An Overview, Part I
    What is safe haven counseling?  Sometimes, it’s called “safe harbor counseling”, and these are the same thing.     I have no idea how a harbor differs from a haven, and in this context, it doesn’t…
  • Jan 26

    Children and Social Media – An Ongoing Concern

    Children and Social Media – An Ongoing Concern
    As Sherry Turkey pointed out in her great book Alone Together (2011), “We expect more from technology and less from each other.”  Unfortunately, this applies to parenting as well. What parent hasn’t relied on an iPad or…
Rank this Week: 3531

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
  • Mar 27

    Bitcoin and Divorce

    Bitcoin and Divorce
    Bitcoin is a relatively new type of currency that is not controlled by any government but rather is decentralized.  It is oftentimes referred to as a “cryptocurrency” as it is not physical.  Bitcoins are maintained…
  • Mar 25

    Advanced Collaborative Training: Cutting Edge Collaborative Practices (Erie, PA)

    Advanced Collaborative Training: Cutting Edge Collaborative Practices (Erie, PA)
    Cutting Edge Collaborative Practices “Sharpening Your Skills From Initial Consult to Case Debrief”  May 4 and May 5, 2017 | 9am – 4pm | Erie, PA   About There are communities around the world in which Collaborative…
  • Mar 22

    Trans Name Change in Tampa Bay

    Trans Name Change in Tampa Bay
    Do you want your legal identity to match who you are?  At Family Diplomacy, we have been a cutting edge law firm serving the needs of LGBT clients.  We can help you apply for a change of your legal name and gender marker to sync…
Rank this Week: 2249

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • Mar 27

    Tennessee Supreme Court Redefines “Reasonable Purpose” in Parental Relocation Cases: Aragon v. Aragon

    Tennessee Supreme Court Redefines “Reasonable Purpose” in Parental Relocation Cases: Aragon v. Aragon
    Facts: This is a parental relocation case where the Court of Appeals split 2-1 over what is meant by a “reasonable purpose” for a parent’s relocation. The facts of the case can be found in this post discussing the Court of…
  • Mar 24

    Photo of the Week: Grey Tree Froglet

    Photo of the Week: Grey Tree Froglet
    Information provided by K.O. Herston: Knoxville, Tennessee Divorce and Family-Law Attorney.Filed under: Photography Tagged: Photography
  • Mar 22

    Divorce Rate in U.S. Drops to Nearly 40-Year Low

    Divorce Rate in U.S. Drops to Nearly 40-Year Low
    This article by Abigail Abrams in Time Magazine may be of interest. Divorce Rate in U.S. Drops to Nearly 40-Year Low The U.S. divorce rate dropped for the third year in a row, reaching its lowest point in nearly 40 years, according to data…
Rank this Week: 349

Australian Divorce Blog

Australian Divorce Blog

Covers family law and divorce in Australia. By Stephen Page.

http://australiandivorce.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 26

    Australian Divorce Blog named in the top 50 Australian blog

    Australian Divorce Blog named in the top 50 Australian blog
    I am delighted that the Australian Divorce Blog has been named in the top 50 blogs in Australia by Feedspot.In the words of Feedspot founder Anuj Agarwhal:I personally give you a high-five and want to thank you for your contribution to this…
  • Mar 21

    The danger of relying on your valuation expert in the Family Court

    The danger of relying on your valuation expert in the Family Court
    Going to court to argue the value of the family company can be a risky affair, as a recent Family Court case illustrates. In the case, called Riley and Riley, all property settlement issues between the husband and wife were settled save one:…
  • Mar 18

    Preparing for a family report in the Family Law Court

    Preparing for a family report in the Family Law Court
    When parents continue to disagree about what happens with their children, the road too often leads to the Family Law Courts. When the dispute gets there, the parties will either organise or a judge will order that they see a family report…
Rank this Week: 1246

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
  • Mar 26

    What’s so primo about primacy?

    What’s so primo about primacy?
    Folks will often contact my office with a desire to file a divorce or custody case immediately, “before the other side does.” Sometimes there is a need for speed: conditions within the marriage have made continued cohabitation…
  • Mar 23

    Should student loan payments be a factor in setting child support?

    Should student loan payments be a factor in setting child support?
    It has always struck me as fundamentally unfair that student loan payments–especially interest on those payments–are not deductible from income for income tax purposes. Borrow $200,000 for business equipment and there’s no…
  • Mar 20

    Changes in the non-custodial parent’s income have a much bigger impact on child support than changes in the custodial parent’s income

    Changes in the non-custodial parent’s income have a much bigger impact on child support than changes in the custodial parent’s income
    Child support can be modified based upon a substantial change of circumstances. Common circumstances that justify a child support modification are when work-related child care expenses drop (typically when the child starts kindergarten or is…
Rank this Week: 173

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/
  • Mar 26

    Ostrower v. Ostrower

    Ostrower v. Ostrower
    2017 Slip Op. 01705 Decision This is an appeal for parts of the judgment of divorce from Nassau County Superior Court. The decision failed to award maintenance (spousal support) fees to the plaintiff, but did award the plaintiff’s…
  • Mar 23

    Court Hears Complicated Adoption Case

    Court Hears Complicated Adoption Case
    This private placement adoption action presents a number of intertwined legal issues that highlight the shortcomings of the private placement adoption statutes in New York State. The infant who is the subject of the case has now been in the…
  • Mar 19

    Ostrower v Ostrower

    Ostrower v Ostrower
    2017 Slip Op. 01705 Decision This is an appeal for parts of the judgment of divorce from Nassau County Superior Court. The decision failed to award maintenance fees to the plaintiff, but did award the plaintiff’s counsel the amount of…
Rank this Week: 4373

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

Attorney Scott David Stewart answers questions and covers a variety of family law related topics.

http://www.arizonalawgroup.com/blog/
  • Mar 26

    Reflections on What Makes a Marriage Work

    Reflections on What Makes a Marriage Work
    In our March family law newsletter, we offer some special insight into marriage and what makes the legal team at Stewart Law Group tick. Take Read More The post Reflections on What Makes a Marriage Work appeared first on Stewart Law Group.
  • Feb 10

    LLC Operating Agreement with Arbitration Was Postnuptial Agreement

    LLC Operating Agreement with Arbitration Was Postnuptial Agreement
    In this consolidated divorce action, an LLC operating agreement with an arbitration provision was found to be a postnuptial agreement affecting a spouse’s separate property. Read More The post LLC Operating Agreement with Arbitration…
  • Jan 31

    Mother’s Moving Away Did Not Invoke Arizona Relocation Law

    Mother’s Moving Away Did Not Invoke Arizona Relocation Law
    Father’s objection to mother’s relocation was rejected because her first move from Phoenix to Payson, Arizona, was court-approved and her current move from Payson to Read More The post Mother’s Moving Away Did Not Invoke…
Rank this Week: 1919

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/
  • Mar 25

    There are many considerations a court has…

    There are many considerations a court has to make when it comes to child custody cases. Though, ultimately, the court must put the best interests of the child first when it comes to dictating who should be given parenting or visitation…
  • Mar 18

    When Should There Be Child Support Beyond the Initial Cap in New York?

    When Should There Be Child Support Beyond the Initial Cap in New York?
    In any divorce or child support case that involves children identified as minors, it’s crucial to determine how much support needs to be provided to give those children an on-going, and undisrupted lifestyle following a divorce or…
  • Mar 11

    Can a New York Divorce Court Order the Mortgage to be Paid while a Divorce is Pending Pendente Lite?

    Can a New York Divorce Court Order the Mortgage to be Paid while a Divorce is Pending Pendente Lite?
    A divorce is a complicated process that requires the partners involved to answer a lot of crucial questions about their future – from who is going to have custody of the children, to who will pay or receive payments to or from the other…
Rank this Week: 2698

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/
  • Mar 24

    Social Security Retirement Benefits Post-Divorce

    Social Security Retirement Benefits Post-Divorce
    There are some points where federal law intersects with or affects the economic consequences of pending or finalized divorces. Recently one of those point of intersection was the topic of conversation of a prospective client. Her…
  • Mar 17

    What if I Need to Set Aside a Judgment of Divorce?

    What if I Need to Set Aside a Judgment of Divorce?
    Going through a divorce can be time consuming, expensive, and emotionally draining, among many other things. For this reason and more, many people try to rush the process and enter into an ill advised settlement agreement  on their…
  • Mar 16

    The Violence Against Women Act and Remedies to Undocumented Immigrants Victimized by Domestic Violence

    The Violence Against Women Act and Remedies to Undocumented Immigrants Victimized by Domestic Violence
    The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), 42 U.S.C. § 13701 et seq., is a United States federal law that was originally passed in 1994 and was reauthorized in 2013 in which the spouses and children and parents of United States…
Rank this Week: 169

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Mar 24

    Leah Juliett marches on: It can’t be “revenge” when you did nothing wrong

    Leah Juliett marches on: It can’t be “revenge” when you did nothing wrong
    The amazing Leah Juliett slams “revenge porn” with her survivor poem, The Artist. She’s the New York performer-poet leading efforts to combat predatory discrimination and to promote cyber civil rights. CNN recently…
  • Mar 12

    Parenting in 10 words or less: thought-provoking compassion

    Parenting in 10 words or less: thought-provoking compassion
    Love & Logic posts as a handy refresher its one liners for getting children to think and to stop arguments. Jim Fay’s reference list includes these 5 favorites (excerpt): “Probably so.” “I bet it feels that…
  • Feb 23

    Extracting lies, with a little help from your mother

    Extracting lies, with a little help from your mother
    Craig Gray, a truly brilliant Renaissance man (and Grand Rapids’ own Krav Maga master), posted an effective tip from his PeaceWalker Program. “The Lie Detector” was inspired by the look given by a mother, and you too can use…
Rank this Week: 1297

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1803

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/
  • Mar 24

    Co-Parenting and Juggling Visitation

    Co-Parenting and Juggling Visitation
    This post will be very short today because I just cannot say it better than the article below says it. When you are dealing with a visitation schedule because your children live in two homes, think about what you say and do and how it affects…
  • Mar 23

    Common Law Same-Sex Marriage Before June 26, 2015?

    Common Law Same-Sex Marriage Before June 26, 2015?
    So in the legal community it is still being debated as to whether common law same-sex marriage exists before the famous Obergefell decision on June 26, 2015 that required states to permit same-sex marriage. Just recently a South…
  • Mar 22

    Divorce? Where Do I Start?

    Divorce? Where Do I Start?
    So you are contemplating divorce. You’ve read my blog. You’ve read other websites. You’ve talked to friends and family. Maybe you’ve even met with an attorney but still you do not know where to start. Hopefully this…
Rank this Week: 551

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/
  • Mar 24

    Jamaica's Accession to the Hague Abduction Convention

    Jamaica's Accession to the Hague Abduction Convention
    Jeremy D. MorleyOn 24 February 2017, Jamaica deposited its instrument of accession to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. Jamaica is the 97th Contracting State to the Convention. The Convention…
  • Mar 23

    The Hague Abduction Convention and International Child Relocation

    The Hague Abduction Convention and International Child Relocation
    by Jeremy D. Morleywww.international-divorce.comThe Hague Convention has a role to play in international child relocation cases and in cases concerning international child visitation and travel. That role will on occasion be of great…
  • Mar 16

    Abducted Child Returned from Taiwan

    Abducted Child Returned from Taiwan
    We are delighted that we helped to secure the return to California this week of a child who had been abducted to Taiwan.Taiwan is not a party to the Hague Convention on International Child Abduction and the Taiwanese judicial system would…
Rank this Week: 174

Texas Family Lawyers

Texas Family Lawyers

Covers family law topics. By Holmes, Diggs & Eames, P.L.L.C.

http://texasfamilylawyers.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 24

    Penny wise…

    Penny wise…
    Many people try to take the ‘cheap’ option in life, looking at the immediate effects, and fail to recognize the expensive long-term costs those decisions have. This happens in litigation all the time, especially with trying to…
  • Mar 1

    You Can Only Make the OAG do so Much…

    You Can Only Make the OAG do so Much…
    Recently , the Fourteenth Court of Appeals confirmed limits on what you can force the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) to do. In in-re-h-g-j  No. 14-15-00551-CV, 2016 WL 6561468 (Tex. App.–Houston [14th Dist.] 2016, no pet. h.)…
  • Aug 20

    Common Law Marriage -Very Hard to Prove in Texa

    Common Law Marriage -Very Hard to Prove in Texa
    What is a ‘common law’ marriage? Most people believe it is when two people live together as a couple for some amount of time. Two years is a common time-frame stated. But Texas has a specific three-pronged test. Under Texas law,…
Rank this Week: 3133

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3705

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Mar 23

    Custodial Ménage A Trio

    Custodial Ménage A Trio
    This week we see a new case from a trial court on Long Island, which held that folks who adopt an open marriage that produces children might find the custody courtroom doors open when parts of the relationship have closed. Follow along…
  • Mar 3

    Calculating Value Increase in Real Estate During Marriage – The Debt Reduction Side

    Calculating Value Increase in Real Estate During Marriage – The Debt Reduction Side
    Hopefully all of us know that Pennsylvania is an “increase in value state” meaning that under Section 3501(a) of the Divorce Code, the increase in value of non-marital assets during marriage (to final separation) is a marital…
  • Feb 17

    The Custody Case Where Everything Went Wrong.

    The Custody Case Where Everything Went Wrong.
    Last Fall brought us a decision from the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania holding that a grandparent did not have standing to terminate a Father’s parental rights incident to an adoption. Last week brought us a Superior Court case in which…
Rank this Week: 4478

Colorado Springs Divorce Attorney…

Colorado Springs Divorce Attorney Blog

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

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

    Divorce – Just Another Statistic?

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

    In A Colorado Divorce, Who Gets the Pets?

    In A Colorado Divorce, Who Gets the Pets?
    By Staff Attorney The Gasper Law Group, PLLC (“Fagan” – Grand Champion Irish Red & White Setter of “Truly Red & Whites”) Pets: Are they family members or property? Surely there aren’t folks who…
  • Mar 10

    Criminal Defense – After The Arrest: Getting Out Of Jail

    Criminal Defense – After The Arrest: Getting Out Of Jail
    By Staff Attorney The Gasper Law Group, PLLC Maybe you drank too much. Maybe you punched too much. Whatever the case, you’ve been arrested. So what happens next? Depending on when you are arrested, you might have a chance to... The post…
Rank this Week: 4268

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/
  • Mar 23

    Understanding Child Custody Law

    Understanding Child Custody Law
    Understanding Child Custody Laws For parents who decide to separate or divorce, just thinking about child custody laws can feel sad or even disheartening. Stories about heated custody battles in the courtroom are daunting to hear, but the…
  • Mar 21

    Interview with Dr. Karyl McBride, Ph.D., LMFT

    Interview with Dr. Karyl McBride, Ph.D., LMFT
    Interview with Dr. Karyl McBride, Ph.D., LMFT A painful divorce is hard on any family, but particular circumstances can make this situation even more challenging. Raising children with a narcissist can make co-parenting difficult and even put…
  • Mar 16

    What Makes A Divorce So Expensive?

    What Makes A Divorce So Expensive?
    Language English What Makes A Divorce So Expensive?Thu, 03/16/2017 - 16:25 Many people share the impression that getting divorced will come with an enormous price tag. While there are likely to be some costs involved, you don't necessarily…
Rank this Week: 3310

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: 4128

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

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

    Behind the Bar: You’ve Been Served- A Lesson on Rule 4 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (pt. 1)

    Behind the Bar: You’ve Been Served- A Lesson on Rule 4 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (pt. 1)
    Benjamin N. Neece, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group “Behind the Bar” is a multi-part blog series that will focus on specific aspects of the practice of law ranging from the Rules of Evidence, Rules of Civil Procedure, and other…
  • Mar 19

    When Stock Options Aren’t an Option in Divorce

    When Stock Options Aren’t an Option in Divorce
    Family Chiropractic Sports Injury & Rehab Clinic, v. Comm’r, T.C. Memo. 2016-10, 2016 WL 234515 (2016) Facts: Husband and wife operated a chiropractic The practice had an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (“ESOP”). Husband…
  • Mar 16

    The Waiting Game Can be a Dangerous One

    The Waiting Game Can be a Dangerous One
    Dahl Aerospace Employees’ Ret. Plan of Aerospace Corp., 122 F. Supp. 3d 453 (E.D. Va. 2015) Facts: A Virginia divorce decree, incorporating a settlement agreement, gave each spouse the option to elect survivor benefits under the…
Rank this Week: 2263

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/
  • Mar 23

    Common Misconceptions About Divorce Mediation in California

    Common Misconceptions About Divorce Mediation in California
    Divorce mediation is an attractive process for California couples that seek to resolve their disputes amicably without the need to have a public battle in court. However, there are still a lot of things that people do not know about divorce…
  • Mar 22

    Child Custody In Paternity Cases: What You Need to Know

    Child Custody In Paternity Cases: What You Need to Know
    As a Californian, you’re probably aware of the fact that our state is quite progressive. As a result, progressive policies are bound to affect every area of a Californian’s life and that includes family law.  In this blog, we…
  • Mar 21

    California Law on Extramarital Affairs and Alimony

    California Law on Extramarital Affairs and Alimony
    The worst thing that can happen to a marriage is infidelity. Most married people hope that something like this never happens. However, extramarital affairs occur more often than one could imagine. In fact, the American Association for…
Rank this Week: 357

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
  • Mar 23

    Child Custody and Tax Exemption

    Child Custody and Tax Exemption
    April 15 is looming and for the majority of Americans, that is the deadline to file yearly income taxes. One of the many issues that need to be decided in a child support and/or child custody case is which parent will be able to claim…
  • Mar 18

    Divorce and Social Security Benefit

    Divorce and Social Security Benefit
    While the overall divorce rate is down, the rate for older Americans remains high. In fact, according to national statistics, the divorce rate for adults over 50 doubled in a twenty year period, with one out of every four baby boomers getting…
  • Mar 10

    Helping Children with Parenting Time Transition

    Helping Children with Parenting Time Transition
    One of the most difficult things for children—and parents—to handle during divorce are the transition periods between parenting times, especially for young children. Your child is used to having both Mom and Dad in the same home…
Rank this Week: 846

Bergen County Divorce Attorney…

Bergen County Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Leopold Law.

https://www.bergencountydivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 22

    Postponing an Alimony Step-Down Long After Divorce in New Jersey

    Postponing an Alimony Step-Down Long After Divorce in New Jersey
    You may be bound to your Bergen County ex long after your divorce. Therefore, it is critical to pursue a workable result in connection with alimony and child support at the time of your divorce. In the unpublished opinion…
  • Mar 22

    Supporting an Adult Disabled Child After a New Jersey Divorce

    Supporting an Adult Disabled Child After a New Jersey Divorce
    In a recent unpublished New Jersey appellate case, a father appealed an order adjusting his child support obligations. The couple had married in 1985 and had three kids. They divorced in 1999. Their divorce judgment required the father to pay…
  • Mar 20

    Imputed Income in a New Jersey Divorce

    Imputed Income in a New Jersey Divorce
    In a recent unpublished New Jersey appellate case, a defendant appealed an order arising out of a divorce trial that awarded his wife alimony, child support, and equitable distribution. He argued that the court had made a mistake in how it…
Rank this Week: 849

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/
  • Mar 22

    In a rare move, Supreme Court agrees to hear divorce case

    In a rare move, Supreme Court agrees to hear divorce case
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How are military divorces different from a regular divorce?” When you think of Supreme Court cases, you typically imagine the big ones, cases like Brown v.…
  • Mar 15

    Public Outcry Prompts Mississippi Legislator To Backpedal

    Public Outcry Prompts Mississippi Legislator To Backpedal
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How are military divorces different from a regular divorce?” It’s been a rough few weeks for a relatively obscure member of Mississippi’s…
  • Mar 8

    What happens if your spouse simply refuses to follow the divorce decree?

    What happens if your spouse simply refuses to follow the divorce decree?
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What does a “No-Fault’ divorce mean in NC?” Though no divorce is fun, some divorces can become especially nasty. In these cases, one common cause…
Rank this Week: 981

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/
  • Mar 22

    What is a Parenting Coordinator?

    What is a Parenting Coordinator?
    Child custody is one of the most difficult and emotional parts of any contested divorce.  It is not uncommon for two parents to agree on all of the financial issues, child and spousal support, and property division, only to find it…
  • Mar 18

    Whoops: The right way to bring an error to the attention of your judge.

    Whoops: The right way to bring an error to the attention of your judge.
    Appeals can be a lengthy, difficult, and expensive process. In fact, most civil appeals in the Fourth District Court of Appeals, Division One (San Diego) take about a year from start to finish. If a trial court’s error is the result of…
  • Mar 15

    “What Is In A Name”…A Lot Come To Think Of It.

    “What Is In A Name”…A Lot Come To Think Of It.
    “What Is In A Name”…A Lot Come To Think Of It. If you dig deep enough into your memories from high school English class you will know that quote is from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. And while Romeo waxes poetically…
Rank this Week: 756

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/
Rank this Week: 2806

Back in the Black Hills

Back in the Black Hills

Covers South Dakota criminal law, family law and estate planning issues. By Tana Fye.

http://backintheblackhills.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 22

    We're Hiring!

    We're Hiring!
    Fye Law Office seeks candidates for an Associate Attorney position. Applicants with all levels of experience are encouraged to apply. A successful candidate will have an interest in family law, juvenile law, estate planning/probate. Interest…
  • Oct 7

    Rural Areas Need More Lawyer

    Rural Areas Need More Lawyer
    I live and work primarily in rural Nebraska, but am from the Rapid City area of South Dakota.  And I hear about and see first hand that there is a shortage of lawyers able to handle the caseload that exists.  The American Bar…
  • Jan 4

    ICWA and the SCOTUS

    ICWA and the SCOTUS
    For only the second time, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear a case involving the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA).  This Reuters article describes the situation as a "human tragedy," which pretty much can describe any case…
Rank this Week: 4840

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Mar 21

    New Laws Passed by the Utah Legislature

    New Laws Passed by the Utah Legislature
    The following bills, related to law enforcement and criminal justice, were passed in Utah’s 2017 General Session: H.B. 381 Law Enforcement Body Camera Footage Amendments; H.B. 184 Contraband Device Destruction; and S.B. 31 Protection of…
  • Feb 23

    Assault Against School Employee Charges Require Knowledge

    Assault Against School Employee Charges Require Knowledge
    Defending Assault Against School Employee Charges This was a case of a junior high school student’s (W.E.M.) appeal for assault against school employee, a class A misdemeanor if committed by an adult. W.E.M. and his friends came up with…
  • Feb 13

    Revoking Parole When Invoking the Fifth Amendment

    Revoking Parole When Invoking the Fifth Amendment
    Do Parolees Still Have their Right Against Self Incrimination? Brendt Bennett was required to disclose his entire sexual history, including any uncharged sexual crimes, as part of his sex offender treatment during parole. Mr. Bennett claimed…
Rank this Week: 1996