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Denver Divorce Attorney Blog

Denver Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Colorado family law, child custody and child support. By Plog & Stein, PC.

http://www.denverdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 25

    GAPS IN COLORADO FAMILY LAW STATUTES (Part 1: Child Support)

    GAPS IN COLORADO FAMILY LAW STATUTES (Part 1: Child Support)
    As experienced family law attorneys in the Denver area, we have seen a multitude of situations over the years in divorce, custody and child support cases. Having represented more clients than easily countable, we have observed certain…
  • Jan 12

    Pledging Separate Property as Collateral for Marital Property Loan in Colorado

    Pledging Separate Property as Collateral for Marital Property Loan in Colorado
    In a Colorado divorce, when the court divides property, it must determine whether an asset is marital (subject to division) or separate (not subject to division). Generally, marital property doesn't include property that spouses obtained…
  • Jan 3

    Do I Get To Pick The Judge In My Denver Divorce Or Custody Case?

    Do I Get To Pick The Judge In My Denver Divorce Or Custody Case?
    An experienced Denver family law attorney knows that a critical factor in how a case could be decided, should it go to full blown litigation, or a trial, is which judge the case will be in front of. In the body of law that encompasses…
Rank this Week: 3465

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Jan 25

    A woman of many hat

    A woman of many hat
    This week I has mostly been knitting woolly hats. Well, one woolly hat, which looks quite nice but doesn’t entirely fit my actual head. Anyway it was a prototype – an exercise in establishing I have some capacity to knit a hat…
  • Jan 24

    Silent Witness Podcast

    Silent Witness Podcast
    @svphillimore and I spent our Friday night working out how to record a podcast, so that we could vent our respective spleens in a hopefully illuminating way about the Silent Witness child protection story line. You can listen to the podcast…
  • Jan 23

    Anonymous Committal

    Anonymous Committal
    Thurs 22 January 2015 : Daily Mail reports that “Judge defies the rules by jailing woman for contempt of court in secret because naming her will lead to her daughter being identified” and “decision made after judge was…
Rank this Week: 556

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Jan 25

    Officer DS's memo book were marked for identification

    Officer DS's memo book were marked for identification
    The fact that a common carrier is operated by a governmental entity does not mean it has a lesser responsibility toward the public than one which is under private ownership. In that connection, there is simply no legal basis for imposing the…
  • Jan 24

    Officer DS's memo book were marked for identification

    Officer DS's memo book were marked for identification
    The first questions for you to determine are whether the condition of the bus steps at the point where plaintiff fell were such that the common carrier, through its employer, the bus driver, should have reasonably anticipated unusual danger…
  • Jan 18

    After the examination, the patient was put to bed...cont

    After the examination, the patient was put to bed...cont
    On the trial of the issue joined the jury returned a special finding that in 1862 the insured fell from a tree, was injured, but not seriously, and that its effects passed away without subsequently affecting her health. The fact that the…
Rank this Week: 427

The History of Custody Law

The History of Custody Law

Traces the development of custody law from prehistoric times to the modern day. By the Law Office of Tom James.

http://tomjameslaw.com/blog/category/history-of-custody-law-2/
  • Jan 25

    Education as a custody outcome improvement strategy

    Education as a custody outcome improvement strategy
    Parent education Parent education programs for divorcing parents, mandated in every divorce case involving children, is probably the least controversial reform that has been suggested in the past ten years. The goal of parent education is to…
  • Jan 17

    Nonadversarial Models: Parenting Plan Legislation

    Nonadversarial Models: Parenting Plan Legislation
    Nonadversarial models In most countries, including the United States, court processes are designed for adversaries. A competitive, zero-sum model is used: one party wins something; one party loses what the other wins. When a couple submits a…
  • Jan 3

    New Terminology

    New Terminology
    Custody law traditionally has been conceived as a contest for a prize. The winner of the contest is “awarded” the prize of custody, i.e., the right to continue parenting a couple’s children, and to have the final say in all…
Rank this Week: 3114

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Covers Florida family and criminal law.

http://jacksonvillecriminalandfamilylawyers.com/blog/
  • Jan 25

    Felony Murder in Florida

    Felony Murder in Florida
    Felony Murder in Florida: Charges For a Homicide That Someone Else Committed First degree murder. It’s the most serious of Florida’s homicide crimes carrying two potential sentences, both of them bleak, death sentence or life…
  • Jan 14

    Jacksonville Public Defender Under Fire

    Jacksonville Public Defender Under Fire
    In the summer of 2013, allegations surfaced regarding possible misconduct by Matt Shirk, the Public Defender for the 4th Judicial Circuit which covers Duval, Clay, and Nassau counties. The allegations largely centered on Shirk’s hiring…
  • Jan 2

    Arrested in Jacksonville over the Holidays?

    Arrested in Jacksonville over the Holidays?
    Have You Been Arrested In Jacksonville? The winter holidays are simultaneously a joyous and stressful time of the year. With more parties and family gatherings than any other time of the year, many people often find themselves out of their…
Rank this Week: 2268

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2202

Riverside County Family Law Blog

Riverside County Family Law Blog

Covers move away rights, obtaining or defending support applications and enforcing support orders, characterizing and dividing community property, and custody and visitation rights. By Thurman W. Arnold III.

http://www.thurmanarnold.com/Blog/Recent-Blog-Posts/RSS.xml
  • Jan 25

    Attorneys Who ADVERTISE Service As A Temporary Judge Violate Judicial Ethic

    Attorneys Who ADVERTISE Service As A Temporary Judge Violate Judicial Ethic
    "Pro Tem" Attorneys Who Advertise Service As a Temporary Judge Violate the California Code of Judicial Ethics! If everybody does it, it cannot be wrong. Right? Wrong. Many lawyers who serve as temporary judges are inadvertently and very…
  • Jan 22

    Thurman Arnold III Named As A 2015 California Superlawyer for Divorce and Family Law!

    Thurman Arnold III Named As A 2015 California Superlawyer for Divorce and Family Law!
    Thurman W. Arnold Is Named As A 2015 Superlawyer! We are pleased and proud to announce that Thurman W. Arnold, III, has just been selected as a 2015 Southern California Family Law and Divorce SuperLawyer! This recognition places his skills…
  • Nov 16

    Making Persuasive Arguments: Using LEGAL MAXIMS In Family Law Case

    Making Persuasive Arguments: Using LEGAL MAXIMS In Family Law Case
    Legal Maxims: The More Human Puzzles Change, the More They Remain the Same! Author: Michael C. Peterson, Esq. Introduction This week's focus on the European Space Agency's Rosetta Mission dramatically reminds us that human beings are…
Rank this Week: 1495

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Jan 24

    Attraction in Biological Family

    Attraction in Biological Family
    From NY Magazine: In the late '80s, the founder of a support group for adopted children who had recently reconnected with their biological relatives coined the term “Genetic Sexual Attraction” (GSA) to describe the intense romantic and…
  • Jan 24

    Nebraska’s Child Support Guideline

    Nebraska’s Child Support Guideline
    From Omaha World-Herald: Many noncustodial parents would see a reduction in their monthly financial obligations under proposed updates to Nebraska’s child support guidelines. The across-the-board recommendations of a special state…
  • Jan 23

    First Same-Sex Divorce in KY

    First Same-Sex Divorce in KY
    From The Courier-Journal: Despite a Kentucky law that bars the recognition of gay marriages performed where they are legal, a Jefferson Family Court judge has granted the state's first same-sex divorce. In the first ruling of its kind in…
Rank this Week: 473

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
  • Jan 24

    How mediators and attorneys can make mediation more productive

    How mediators and attorneys can make mediation more productive
    For attorneys and their clients there’s often much unproductive time during mediation. When the mediator is meeting with the opposing party, the attorney and client are often merely waiting to react to the next offer, and little…
  • Jan 23

    Negotiating with a gun to one’s head

    Negotiating with a gun to one’s head
    The family court won’t approve agreements that are obtained through coercion. However, “coercion” in this legal sense is quite different, and much more limited, than what coercion means to the general public. If one executed…
  • Jan 21

    Getting the child’s items returned at the end of visitation

    Getting the child’s items returned at the end of visitation
    Recently I prosecuted a rule to show cause in which one of my client’s goal was to get her child’s items returned. The father’s visitation had been cut short and he failed to return the child’s clothes and electronics…
Rank this Week: 514

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

Covers family law and criminal law in Canada. By Georgialee Lang.

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Jan 24

    Class Action Lawsuit Continues Against Family Court Judge

    Class Action Lawsuit Continues Against Family Court Judge
    A group of fathers in New Jersey have banded together to bring a class action lawsuit against five family court judges. They allege their constitutional rights were violated by orders made by these judges that deprived them of a relationship…
  • Jan 9

    A Clever Way to Collect Child Support

    A Clever Way to Collect Child Support
    Getting an order for child support is the first step and thankfully, for many children, also the last. Unfortunately, there are too many cases where a child support order is not worth the paper it’s written on because the paying parent…
  • Jan 7

    Ex-Wife Refuses to Cash Cheque for $975 Million Dollar

    Ex-Wife Refuses to Cash Cheque for $975 Million Dollar
    You may have read the headlines last fall concerning the divorce of billionaire Harold Hamm in Oklahoma. Mr. Hamm is the CEO and majority shareholder of Continental Resources Inc., a company branded as “America’s Oil…
Rank this Week: 659

Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

Covers family law and mediation. By Law Office Of Darren M. Shapiro.

http://www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com/
  • Jan 24

    What Tax Considerations Arise in a Divorce?

    What Tax Considerations Arise in a Divorce?
    Let me start this blog by stating that this blog entry is not to be considered tax advice. Everyone is advised to seek the advice of an appropriate tax professional, such as a CPA, regarding tax questions. This blog, however, is intended to…
  • Jan 16

    What’s the Law for Temporary Child Support or Pendente Lite Child Support?

    What’s the Law for Temporary Child Support or Pendente Lite Child Support?
    Last week, I blogged about temporary or pendente lite maintenance.  This blog will discuss temporary child support or pendente lite (while the case is pending) child support in New York cases.  Pendente lite child support is…
  • Jan 10

    What is the New Temporary Maintenance (Alimony) Law?

    What is the New Temporary Maintenance (Alimony) Law?
    The old law in New York for temporary or pendente lite (Latin for while the case is pending) maintenance, prior to the 2010 revisions, was that temporary maintenance was supposed to “tide over” the spouse with less income (the…
Rank this Week: 2903

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/
Rank this Week: 2876

Nashville Divorce Lawyers Blog

Nashville Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Widrig Law PLLC.

http://www.nashvilledivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Tennessee Appellate Court Vacates Juvenile Court Decision Due To Absence Of Best Interest Analysi

    Tennessee Appellate Court Vacates Juvenile Court Decision Due To Absence Of Best Interest Analysi
    In order to modify a permanent parenting plan to change the primary residential parent (i.e. custody), Tennessee courts must apply a two-part analysis: The courts must first determine if a material change of circumstances has occurred…
  • Jan 12

    Tennessee Court Of Appeals Reverses Grandparent Visitation Trial Court Ruling

    Tennessee Court Of Appeals Reverses Grandparent Visitation Trial Court Ruling
    In most families, grandparents are a healthy and important part of a child’s development. However, the question becomes do grandparents have any rights of visitation under Tennessee law?  Due to the great deference that Tennessee…
  • Jan 2

    Tips On Securing All Electronic And Online Profiles During Divorce

    Tips On Securing All Electronic And Online Profiles During Divorce
    A recent USA Today article provided tips that people who are in the process of separation or divorce should adhere to immediately regarding making private their online accounts as well as electronic devices. The disruption of…
Rank this Week: 2230

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/
  • Jan 23

    Legal Research Database Services | Quality & Unbeatable Price

    Legal Research Database Services | Quality & Unbeatable Price
    After nearly ten years of use, I cannot recommend a legal research tool more highly than TheLaw.Net. Quality, price, support, coverage--TheLaw.Net has my vote!
  • Jan 23

    "Every 15 Minutes" - PSA - Drinking While Driving

    "Every 15 Minutes" - PSA - Drinking While Driving
    public service announcements about the dangers of drinking and driving, I found many created in 2014 by high school students who participated in the National Every 15 Minutes Foundation. I recall some PSAs created in New Zealand several years…
  • Dec 23

    Personal Protection Orders | Preparing, Defending & Opposing

    Personal Protection Orders | Preparing, Defending & Opposing
    Successfully preparing, defending, or opposing a Personal Protection Order involves a thorough understanding of the laws, procedures, and the standards applied by referees and judges in hearings that may be requested to set aside a PPO.
Rank this Week: 2745

New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

By Bruce Provda.

http://www.nydivorcefirm.com/blog
  • Jan 23

    Marriage and Divorce Statistics to Slowly Vanish

    Marriage and Divorce Statistics to Slowly Vanish
    According to a recently released plan, the Census Bureau is proposing to eliminate questions about marriage and divorce. Up until the mid-1990s, the federal government collated data from marriage and divorce certificates into a coherent set…
  • Dec 18

    Supreme Court Refuses Abortion Restrictions in Arizona

    Supreme Court Refuses Abortion Restrictions in Arizona
    The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to allow Arizona to enforce restrictions on medical abortions. A challenge to those rules is still being played out in lower courts. The justices have left in place a lower court ruling that blocks rules…
  • Nov 28

    Fighting For Marriage Equality

    Fighting For Marriage Equality
    More than 30 states and the District of Columbia allow marriage for same sex couples. Thus, couples married in these states are entitled to federal benefits that are afforded to heterosexual couples. There are 15 states which have a ban on…
Rank this Week: 2253

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
  • Jan 23

    New 529A Accounts for Severely Disabled Individual

    New 529A Accounts for Severely Disabled Individual
    Many are familiar with section 529 college savings accounts, from which tax-free distributions must be used for qualified higher education expenses. The “Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014” or the “ABLE Act of…
  • Jan 21

    Time Records Are Not Just for Hourly Billing

    Time Records Are Not Just for Hourly Billing
    Many attorneys, especially those in small offices, limit their timekeeping efforts to cases billed on an hourly basis. This can be a big mistake! Here’s why. Keeping time records for most cases is useful because You can justify attorney…
  • Jan 16

    10 Steps to Hiring Without Violating Disability Discrimination Law

    10 Steps to Hiring Without Violating Disability Discrimination Law
    Regardless of whether a job applicant has an apparent disability, employers should always follow these 10 steps to reduce the risk of liability for running afoul of the anti-discrimination provisions of the ADA or the FEHA. Both the Americans…
Rank this Week: 3031

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Jan 23

    5 Realities of Divorce

    5 Realities of Divorce
    Divorce can be a hard decision for many families, especially for couples that still have a friendly relationship. Unfortunately, this leads many couples to assume that they should simply stick it out and avoid divorce, even if they are not…
  • Jan 22

    Discovering the Cost of Divorce

    Discovering the Cost of Divorce
    One of the reasons why some people may choose to delay their divorce is because of the financial toll that filing can cause. Cost of divorce is definitely a factor, but the health and happiness of an individual should be the primary…
  • Jan 21

    First Same Sex Divorce Granted in Kentucky

    First Same Sex Divorce Granted in Kentucky
    One of the common reasons that courts in states that do not allow same sex marriage are reluctant to perform divorces for these couples is that the legal premise of doing so would make the marriages themselves valid. Under the law, in order…
Rank this Week: 428

AmeriTrust Law Group LLC Legal…

AmeriTrust Law Group LLC Legal Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure, civil litigation, personal injury, and immigration news.

http://www.ameritrustlawgroup.com/legal-blog/
  • Jan 23

    Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Faces $4M Lawsuit Over Hazing in Baltimore

    Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Faces $4M Lawsuit Over Hazing in Baltimore
    Johnny Powell II, 22, filed a $4M lawsuit against the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity at Coppin State University  after alleged hazing from the frat left him in the hospital for five days. Powell’s lawsuit filed on January 22, 2015 in…
  • Jan 21

    Four Banks Settle Wrongful Foreclosure Accusations in Massachusetts for $2.7M

    Four Banks Settle Wrongful Foreclosure Accusations in Massachusetts for $2.7M
    Four of the nation’s largest banks including Bank of America, Citi, JP Morgan Chase, and Wells Fargo, settled accusations of wrongful foreclosure on properties in Massachusetts for $2.7 million according to a statement by the…
  • Jan 19

    Wet Seal Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy After Closing More Than 300 Store

    Wet Seal Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy After Closing More Than 300 Store
    The Wet Seal Inc. field for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Thursday January 16, 2015, in a last ditch effort to keep the business operating. Just over a week ago, the company laid off nearly 3,700 employees and closed 338 of its stores. CEO Ed…
Rank this Week: 2352

Family-In-Law

Family-In-Law

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

http://family-in-law.com/
  • Jan 23

    Beware the Pre-Divorce Facebook Clean-Up

    Beware the Pre-Divorce Facebook Clean-Up
    If you’ve read my last two posts (here and here), it may seem tempting to dump your text messages, delete your emails and deactivate Facebook, ... The post Beware the Pre-Divorce Facebook Clean-Up appeared first on Family-In-Law.
  • Jan 16

    Seven Emails Never To Send Your Ex if You Want Joint Custody

    Seven Emails Never To Send Your Ex if You Want Joint Custody
    We’ve all been there.  An email comes in and you’re angry before you even read it.  Your phone buzzes, you look down, and just from ... The post Seven Emails Never To Send Your Ex if You Want Joint Custody appeared first…
  • Jan 9

    “Black Mirror” Has Shown Us the Future of Divorce and It’s Terrifying

    “Black Mirror” Has Shown Us the Future of Divorce and It’s Terrifying
    When my friends told me about Black Mirror (“it’s so messed up; you’ll love it”), I probably should have known I’d end up watching all six episodes on ... The post “Black Mirror” Has…
Rank this Week: 1974

Michigan Divorce Lawyers Blog

Michigan Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law, divorce, and custody issues in Michigan. By Serafini, Michalowski, Derkacz & Associates P.C.

http://www.michigandivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Things to Consider Before Filing For Divorce

    Things to Consider Before Filing For Divorce
    1.) Are you sure? Make sure you have carefully thought it out and that divorce is the right path for you. 2.) Do your research. Ask your attorney about the laws, time requirements, and costs associated with a divorce. The more you understand…
  • Jan 16

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Annulment

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Annulment
    If you are contemplating whether an annulment is in your best interest, please carefully review the following advantages and disadvantages : The following are advantages of an annulment proceeding: • Starting a new marriage as if it were…
  • Jan 9

    Grounds for Annulment

    Grounds for Annulment
    The grounds for annulment in Michigan are as follows: 1.) Prior spouse of a party: a marriage is void if it is performed while one of the parties is currently married to someone else. 2.) Relationships of consanguinity and affinity:…
Rank this Week: 4077

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • Jan 23

    Photo of the Week: Buck Photobomb

    Photo of the Week: Buck Photobomb
    Another photographer and I were photographing a big buck one day. We were apparently in the buck’s way so he solved that problem by walking between us. I was able to capture this photo of my friend during this encounter. Information…
  • Jan 21

    Criminal Contempt Reversed in Nashville Post-Divorce Litigation: Miller v. Miller

    Criminal Contempt Reversed in Nashville Post-Divorce Litigation: Miller v. Miller
    Facts: Mother and Father divorced and agreed to Mother being the primary residential parent with Father having 115 days of parenting time. After the divorce, Mother was allowed to relocate to Wisconsin. As a result of Mother’s…
  • Jan 19

    Gifts from Family Included in Gross Income for Child Support in Sumner Co., TN: Howell v. Howell

    Gifts from Family Included in Gross Income for Child Support in Sumner Co., TN: Howell v. Howell
    Facts: Mother and Father divorced after 12 years of marriage. The proof at trial showed Mother received eight separate gifts of money from her parents over a seven month period after the parties’ separation. The combined value of the…
Rank this Week: 3241

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Jan 23

    An outsider looks in

    An outsider looks in
    No longer practising, I am now an outsider to the legal profession in general, and the family justice system in particular (I sometimes feel that I was always an outsider). Accordingly, perhaps I might occasionally say what insiders might…
  • Jan 22

    Even better...

    Even better...
    A while back I posted this:In the light of this I have now amended it:
  • Jan 20

    Publication of judgments guidance in action?

    Publication of judgments guidance in action?
    A quick post to say that I've just noticed how many cases I posted last year on Family Lore Case Digest. The total was 734, massively up from the 2013 figure of 476 and the 2012 figure of 308. It seems reasonable to conclude that this was at…
Rank this Week: 3103

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

Covers Pennsylvania and New Jersey family law. By Linda A. Kerns.

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 22

    Operation Organization Day 17

    Operation Organization Day 17
    Each weekday this month, we are addressing one task that you can complete in order to help you prepare for moving forward with your divorce.  Today’s task is:PERSONAL PROPERTYIf you own any valuable artwork, jewelry, antiques or…
  • Jan 21

    Operation Organization Day 16

    Operation Organization Day 16
    Each weekday this month, we are addressing one task that you can complete in order to help you prepare for moving forward with your divorce.  Today’s task is:RESUMEUpdate your resume, especially if you have been a stay-at-home…
  • Jan 20

    Operation Organization Day 15

    Operation Organization Day 15
    Each weekday this month, we are addressing one task that you can complete in order to help you prepare for moving forward with your divorce.  Today’s task is:SPLURGESplurge a little on yourself today.  It does not have to be…
Rank this Week: 4027

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Jan 22

    What Are the Exceptions to the Exclusionary Rule

    What Are the Exceptions to the Exclusionary Rule
    What is the Exclusionary Rule? The exclusionary rule, in simple terms, allows courts to rule that a piece of evidence is inadmissible if it was obtained through illegal means by law enforcement, typically through an illegal search. If the…
  • Dec 17

    Christian v. Christian – Imputation of Income Analysi

    Christian v. Christian – Imputation of Income Analysi
    What Is Imputation of Income? The Utah Court of Appeals decided Christian v. Christian and once again addressed the proper analysis for determining an imputation of income. In that case the wife argued on appeal that the trial court had…
  • Nov 19

    Rule Now Requires Probable Cause Statement in 24 Hour

    Rule Now Requires Probable Cause Statement in 24 Hour
    Rule 7 Sets Forth What Must Happen in the Event of an Arrest Rule 7 of the Utah Rules of Criminal Procedure governs what law enforcement must do if they make an arrest without a warrant. That rule was recently changed for the benefit of…
Rank this Week: 2296

Chicago Divorce & Family Law…

Chicago Divorce & Family Law Attorneys

By Anderson & Associates, P.C.

http://www.andersondivorcelawchicago.com/chicagodivorceattorney/
  • Jan 22

    New Illinois Laws in 2015: Part 1

    New Illinois Laws in 2015: Part 1
    The New Year heralds more than fresh beginnings and ambitious resolutions. In many cases, January 1 also marks the statutory beginning for laws recently enacted by the Illinois General Assembly.  One example this year is an amendment to…
  • Jan 22

    Divorce Filings Found to Increase at the Beginning of the Year

    Divorce Filings Found to Increase at the Beginning of the Year
    The decision to end a marriage is rarely an easy one. The process can be complicated for many couples and the effects are usually far-reaching. While the difficulty of divorce is typically not a surprise, many couples choose to wait until the…
  • Jan 21

    Illinois Supreme Court Considering “Rules of the Road” in Child Custody Dispute

    Illinois Supreme Court Considering “Rules of the Road” in Child Custody Dispute
    Last November, the Illinois Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a child custody dispute. While it might seem unusual for the state’s highest court to wade into such proceedings, this case was different. Here are the facts: The husband…
Rank this Week: 2084

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/
  • Jan 22

    Testimonial

    Testimonial
    Our Testimonials Page grows and grows, please see our Testimonials page at our full site here:  http://www.international-divorce.com/testimonials.htm Contact us for sensible strategic advice on complex international family law…
  • Jan 16

    International Divorce and Child Custody Issues Relating to Thailand

    International Divorce and Child Custody Issues Relating to Thailand
    by Jeremy MorleyFamily relationships between expats or people of different nationalities or domiciles in Thailand may create special issues that often require an analysis of the "big picture" by an international family lawyer.All too often…
  • Jan 14

    International Prenuptial Agreements: Necessary But Dangerou

    International Prenuptial Agreements: Necessary But Dangerou
     Lawyers representing international clients who plan to marry and who want the protection of a prenuptial agreement should always consider the international ramifications of any proposed agreement. While conventional domestic prenuptial…
Rank this Week: 1593

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/
  • Jan 22

    Maryland Enacts New Laws to Protect Families from Domestic Violence

    Maryland Enacts New Laws to Protect Families from Domestic Violence
    Many states throughout the country have enacted “no fault” divorce laws, essentially permitting married couples to file for divorce without first citing specific grounds or satisfying other cumbersome requirements. Under Maryland…
  • Dec 30

    Maryland Court Affirms Decision Denying Parent Visitation in Child Custody Dispute

    Maryland Court Affirms Decision Denying Parent Visitation in Child Custody Dispute
    Divorce is a serious matter. Depending on the particular family circumstances, there may be a variety of important and challenging decisions to make that will have a long-term impact on the parties involved. In most cases, spouses will be…
  • Dec 16

    “Marital Presumption” Under Maryland Code Governs Issues of Paternity

    “Marital Presumption” Under Maryland Code Governs Issues of Paternity
    Under Maryland law, children born or conceived during a marriage are presumed to be the legitimate children of both spouses. The issue of paternity is important to settle as early in a child’s life as possible, for emotional, financial,…
Rank this Week: 3041

Crider Law P.C. Blog

Crider Law P.C. Blog

Covers elder law, estate planning and family law.

http://www.criderlaw.net/blog/
  • Jan 22

    Tom Clancy’s Estate Plans: Not as Tight as His Novel

    Tom Clancy’s Estate Plans: Not as Tight as His Novel
    In recent months, we’ve had occasion to tell you about a few late celebrities’ apparently airtight estate plans, Robin Williams and Joan Rivers among them. View image | gettyimages.com Celebrities don’t always leave their…
  • Jan 15

    Failing at Retirement

    Failing at Retirement
    Retiring isn’t easy, at least not for everybody. A few weeks ago, The New York Times looked at restlessness among senior citizens who are the right age for retirement but not of the right spirit. A series of seniors confessed to the…
  • Jan 8

    A New Year, A New Increase in the Estate Tax Exemption

    A New Year, A New Increase in the Estate Tax Exemption
    A new year always brings a number of new changes to the state and federal tax rules. Right off the bat, one of 2015’s more notable changes involves the federal estate tax exemption. View image | gettyimages.com In 2014, estates worth…
Rank this Week: 1850

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

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

    Billion Dollar Divorce Ends with Cashed Check

    Billion Dollar Divorce Ends with Cashed Check
    In an unexpected turn of events, Harold Hamm, the billionaire founder of the oil company Continental Resources, managed to wrap up his billion dollar divorce a few weeks ago – something many thought was impossible given the legal…
  • Jan 21

    What to Do Before Filing for Divorce

    What to Do Before Filing for Divorce
    If you’re finally ready to make the decision and move forward with divorce, it is important to make sure that you are as prepared as possible before taking the plunge. After all, things will change rapidly once the decision is made, so…
  • Jan 20

    January 2015 – Helpful Family Law Insight

    January 2015 – Helpful Family Law Insight
    Our January 2015 newsletter, Helpful Family Law Insights, was published today. Read this edition by clicking the image below. Sign up to receive future editions by clicking here.The post January 2015 – Helpful Family Law…
Rank this Week: 2133

Tampa Divorce and Family Law

Tampa Divorce and Family Law

Covers Florida divorce and family law issues. By The Law Office of William S. Foley, P.A.

http://familylaw.tumblr.com/
  • Jan 21

    If my spouse relocates, who is going to pay for the transportation costs?

    If my spouse relocates, who is going to pay for the transportation costs?
    If my spouse relocates, who is going to pay for the transportation costs? If the Court orders relocation either through agreement of the parties or during a hearing, one of the factors the Court looks into is what the transportation costs are…
  • Jan 17

    Sesame Street Divorce Video Sesame Street created a great video...

    Sesame Street Divorce Video Sesame Street created a great video...
    Sesame Street Divorce Video Sesame Street created a great video for children explaining Divorce that we would like to share!
  • Jan 2

    Is my prenup valid?

    Is my prenup valid?
    Is my prenup valid? Many potential clients come to asking if their prenuptial agreement or their premarital agreement is valid. They want to know if what they signed will hold up in court later on. So, are there specific requirements to…
Rank this Week: 4882

Harris Firm Blog

Harris Firm Blog

Covers local and national events mainly in the areas of products liability, injury law, bankruptcy, divorce and family law, and some environmental law.

http://www.theharrisfirmllc.com/harrisfirmblog/
  • Jan 21

    Divorce Modification

    Divorce Modification
    Divorce Modifications Whenever your divorce is final, you and your ex-spouse will receive a divorce decree.  This decree is an order by the judge and is to be followed by both parties.  If you and your ex-spouse reached an…
  • Jan 9

    Statement of Financial Affairs: Part II

    Statement of Financial Affairs: Part II
    Statement of Financial Affairs II This is a blog series devoted to explaining every line of the Statement of Financial Affairs (SOFA), which are part of the petition and bankruptcy schedules that are filed in every case.  We will…
  • Dec 28

    Statement of Financial Affairs: Part I

    Statement of Financial Affairs: Part I
    Statement of Financial Affairs When filing for bankruptcy, the forms that are filed with the Bankruptcy Court are called your petition and schedules.  The petition is what initiates the bankruptcy case and the schedules are all of the…
Rank this Week: 2095

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
Rank this Week: 3034

The Divorce Blog

The Divorce Blog

Covers divorce and family law news. By Kevin W. Chern.

http://www.totaldivorce.com/blog
  • Jan 21

    Judge Grants Kentucky’s First Same-Sex Divorce

    Judge Grants Kentucky’s First Same-Sex Divorce
    A Kentucky judge has granted the state’s first same-sex divorce, despite a state law banning the recognition of gay marriage. Judge Joseph O’Reilly allowed the divorce of two Louisville women who were legally married in…
  • Jan 14

    Actor Gary Oldman to Divorce Fourth Wife

    Actor Gary Oldman to Divorce Fourth Wife
    Actor Gary Oldman and his fourth wife Alexandra Edenborough are getting divorced. Singer-songwriter Edenborough, 36, filed paperwork in Los Angeles on Friday, January 9, according to People Magazine. The court documents cite…
  • Jan 6

    Is There a Surge in January Divorces?

    Is There a Surge in January Divorces?
    With an influx of divorces filed on the first Monday of the month, January is arguably the most popular month to file for divorce. January 5 has been unofficially dubbed “Divorce Day” in England, and Americans are seeing the same…
Rank this Week: 416

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
  • Jan 21

    What’s all this Texas efiling stuff about, anyway?

    What’s all this Texas efiling stuff about, anyway?
    My post discussing how to convert Word documents into text recognition PDFs for Texas court efilings must have touched a nerve because since the post went up I have received several emails about it. Most were kind signs of gratitude but all…
  • Jan 19

    What is a judgment nunc pro tunc?

    What is a judgment nunc pro tunc?
    The purpose of a judgment nunc pro tunc is to correct a clerical error in the judgment after the court’s plenary power has expired. A motion for judgment nunc pro tunc asks the court to make a correction in the written judgment so that…
  • Jan 14

    Do I need a divorce for my common law marriage?

    Do I need a divorce for my common law marriage?
    Yes, Texas requires a divorce to dissolve a common law marriage but the question is not as simple as you might think. Texas recognizes what is often called a common law marriage or an informal marriage as equal to a formal marriage which…
Rank this Week: 3107

Minnesota Divorce Blog

Minnesota Divorce Blog

Covers divorce, alimony, and child support issues. By Mankato Family Law.

http://mankatofamilylaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 21

    Divorce vs. Legal Separation In Minnesota

    Divorce vs. Legal Separation In Minnesota
    UPDATE: 1-21-2015 This is such a common question I thought I would start out the blog by answering it!  My standard quip is as a divorce lawyer I love legal separations because we get to do the same case twice (and charge accordingly!).…
  • Jan 20

    Taxes and Divorce

    Taxes and Divorce
    Taxes and Divorce in Minnesota: a Few Common Questions & Answers One of failings that us divorce lawyers have is that we usually focus on family law instead of on tax law.  In fact, many divorce lawyers actually put a bold…
  • Jan 9

    Effects of Divorce On Children

    Effects of Divorce On Children
    The Parents Get A Divorce, the Kids Get…?? Effects of divorce on children If you’re one of the approximately 10 percent of Minnesotans who have been divorced at some point, you know, from personal experience, what the effects of…
Rank this Week: 1683

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/
  • Jan 21

    RBS Adds Attorneys to Charlotte Office

    RBS Adds Attorneys to Charlotte Office
    I’m pleased to announce that two attorneys have joined the Charlotte office of Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA. with a focus on real estate and HOA/condo law. Elizabeth Holloway practices real estate law and assists individuals, developers…
  • Dec 2

    2015 Community Association Law Seminar Not Just for Lawyers!

    2015 Community Association Law Seminar Not Just for Lawyers!
    A highlight for me each year is the national Community Association Law Seminar, sponsored by the Community Associations Institute (CAI) and the College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL), which I serve as 2014 President.  Hands down…
  • Nov 21

    RBS CLE on December 5, 2014: The Life of a Lawsuit: Issues in the Six Phases of a Civil Action

    RBS CLE on December 5, 2014: The Life of a Lawsuit: Issues in the Six Phases of a Civil Action
    Need some CLE hours before the end of the year? On December 5, 2014, beginning at 8:40 am, RBS will host a Greensboro CLE on “The Life of a Lawsuit: Issues in the Six Phases of a Civil Action from Case Assessment through Executing on a…
Rank this Week: 2131

Just Families

Just Families

Covers children's and family law. By New York Law School’s Diane Abbey Law Center for Children and Families.

http://www.justfamilies.org/
  • Jan 21

    Welcome Back for Spring 2015

    Welcome Back for Spring 2015
    We would like to welcome everyone back for the Spring 2015 semester! We’re looking forward to writing about current events in family law in our Weekly Round-Ups, as well as upcoming pieces on New York Law School events. All students are…
  • Dec 2

    Domestic Violence and the Workplace

    Domestic Violence and the Workplace
    By Mallory McGee   The physical signs of domestic violence are hard to miss: cuts, bruises, and broken bones. However, there are many effects of domestic violence that may be hard to see, including mental and emotional abuse, financial…
  • Dec 2

    Weekly Round-up December 2nd, 2014

    Weekly Round-up December 2nd, 2014
    311 App Update Allows Tenants to Submit Heat and Hot Water Complaints via Mobile Devices: On November 26, 2014, the 311 Executive Director, Joseph Morrisroe,  the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT)…
Rank this Week: 2103

Maryland Lawyer Blog

Maryland Lawyer Blog

Covers consumer protection law, appeals, and family law. By the Law Office of Jason Ostendorf LLC.

http://www.ostendorflaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 21

    Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer

    Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer
    Accidents happen, and a Maryland personal injury lawyer can help. A personal injury case seeks to determine four essential issues: who was at fault, should that person have known to act more reasonably, did the failure to act reasonably lead…
  • Jun 26

    How To Find Hidden Assets In A High-Income Divorce

    How To Find Hidden Assets In A High-Income Divorce
    Uncovering hidden assets is the bane of attorneys handling high income divorce cases. Any lawyer can use interrogatories and a request for production of documents, spot issues from facts and construct an argument that advances the…
  • Jan 22

    Modification of Child Custody and Visitation in Maryland

    Modification of Child Custody and Visitation in Maryland
    Once the court makes a child custody and visitation determination, the arrangement is very difficult to modify. Under Maryland law, a parent who wishes to modify a court order regarding custody and visitation must meet the heavy burden of…
Rank this Week: 3849

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
  • Jan 20

    Evidentiary Rulings – Preserving the Record: 5 Rules Every Judge (and attorney) Must Know (15-02)

    Evidentiary Rulings – Preserving the Record: 5 Rules Every Judge (and attorney) Must Know (15-02)
    Update Focus:  You are upset at your judge’s evidentiary ruling(s). You are convinced the courts legal analysis is seriously flawed and you believe you could win on appeal. Preserving the court record is one of the fundamental…
  • Jan 6

    Minnesota’s New Expungement Law – A Step-by-Step Guide for Judges & Attorneys (15-01)

    Minnesota’s New Expungement Law – A Step-by-Step Guide for Judges & Attorneys (15-01)
    HISTORIC NEW LEGISLATION: If the significance of a new law is measured by the benefit it brings to the public and the anticipated impact it will have on the entire judicial system, then Minnesota’s new Expungement “second…
  • Jan 1

    2014 in review

    2014 in review
    The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 18,000 times in 2014. If it were a ……
Rank this Week: 2467

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, paternity and legal separation issues. By Roy M. Doppelt and Associates.

http://www.sandiegodivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    California Court Weighs Mediation Confidentiality Versus Disclosure Requirements in Divorce

    California Court Weighs Mediation Confidentiality Versus Disclosure Requirements in Divorce
    When a couple chooses to end a marriage, they must sort through a variety of important financial and emotional issues, such as the division of marital property and spousal support. If there are children involved, they must also address…
  • Jan 13

    California Court Addresses Computation of Income for Child Support Obligation

    California Court Addresses Computation of Income for Child Support Obligation
    When a couple who has children separates, divorces, or simply parts ways, the parents will be expected to address the issue of child support. In many cases, a court will order one parent to pay to the other a certain amount of money each…
  • Jan 6

    California Family Law Guides Courts in Ordering Spousal Support

    California Family Law Guides Courts in Ordering Spousal Support
    When a couple decides to divorce, the court may order one party to pay to the other a certain amount of money in support for a specified period of time. Section 4320 of the California Family Code sets forth a multitude of factors for courts…
Rank this Week: 4016

The Helpful Lawyer

The Helpful Lawyer

A Texas sole practioner's blog on issues that face my clients.

http://www.jackrobinson.com/blog/
  • Jan 20

    Assault and family violence arrests in Texas are serious charge

    Assault and family violence arrests in Texas are serious charge
    Assault and family violence arrests in Texas are serious charges Assault and family violence arrests in Texas are serious charges. Many Texans don’t realize that calling the police in the heat of a domestic dispute will probably result…
  • Oct 13

    Learn How To Effectively Co-Parent – Part 3

    Learn How To Effectively Co-Parent – Part 3
    Learn How To Effectively Co-Parent It is important to learn how to effectively co-parent because it will prevent children from being “Caught In The Middle” when parents get divorced. Research suggests both difficult and promising…
  • Oct 8

    Learn How To Effectively Co-Parent – Part 2

    Learn How To Effectively Co-Parent – Part 2
    Learn How To Effectively Co-Parent It is important to learn how to effectively co-parent because it will prevent children from being “Caught In The Middle” when parents get divorced. Research suggests both difficult and promising…
Rank this Week: 2276

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    George v. George - Divorcing an Abusive Spouse

    George v. George - Divorcing an Abusive Spouse
    While divorce certainly has its challenges, it's usually preferable to remaining in a union that isn't working. However, when the element of abuse is involved, there are unique and important considerations that must be made before proceeding.…
  • Jan 10

    Pre- and Post-Nuptial Agreements Must Be "Just" and "Equitable" to be Valid

    Pre- and Post-Nuptial Agreements Must Be "Just" and "Equitable" to be Valid
    Both pre- and post-nuptial agreements have increasingly come into favor among many couples, particularly those who are waiting longer to marry (or are marrying later in life) or may have issues to resolve during the course of the union.…
  • Dec 20

    Indiana Appeals Court Affirms Loss of Parental Rights, Cite Drug Use

    Indiana Appeals Court Affirms Loss of Parental Rights, Cite Drug Use
    Indiana courts are rarely eager to terminate the rights of faltering biological parents, who often receive numerous opportunities to reform and provide a stable, loving environment. Termination of parental rights is seen as a last resort…
Rank this Week: 415

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

Covers Florida real estate law, foreclosure defense, bankruptcy, estate planning and family law.

http://www.thorpelawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jan 20

    LDK Files Bankruptcy

    LDK Files Bankruptcy
    Chinese solar cell maker LDK Solar Co. defaulted on its bonds last year and filed bankruptcy in the United States in an effort to continue restructuring efforts already in motion in The Cayman Islands and Hong Kong. Based in Xinyu, ……
  • Jan 5

    Apparel Retailer Delia’s Files for Bankruptcy

    Apparel Retailer Delia’s Files for Bankruptcy
    Struggling New York-based retailer Delia’s – a clothing chain which caters to teen girls, has filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is currently liquidating all merchandise after attempts to find a buyer failed. Founded in 1993,…
  • Nov 11

    Settlement Pending in Detroit Bankruptcy Case

    Settlement Pending in Detroit Bankruptcy Case
    Judge Steven Rhodes began hearing final arguments on the Detroit bankruptcy case on October 27. At that time, the judge said he would deliver a decision on November 7 to either reject or approve the city’s plan. If that schedule…
Rank this Week: 3089

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

Covers mediation, arbitration and family/divorce law in NJ.

http://sannsmediation.com/wordpress
  • Jan 20

    Civil Union Dissolution and Irreconcilable Difference

    Civil Union Dissolution and Irreconcilable Difference
    Today in a published trial court case, the NJ Superior Court addressed an issue dealing with a difference in the law regarding civil union dissolutions.  After Lewis v. Harris directed the state to create an equivalent to marriage for…
  • Dec 10

    Changing Your Name When Divorcing — Professional Issue

    Changing Your Name When Divorcing — Professional Issue
    Pursuant to a divorce, either spouse is eligible for a name change.  Traditionally, many women take the husband’s last name upon marriage.  Upon divorce, some women want to change back to their maiden names or hyphenate.…
  • Dec 9

    Divorce and Child College Cost

    Divorce and Child College Cost
    New Jersey children suing their parents for college costs have been in the news frequently in recent months.  Many parents are unaware of the law in New Jersey which derives from a 1982 NJ Supreme Court case called Newburgh v.…
Rank this Week: 1002

The Dallas Divorce Blog

The Dallas Divorce Blog

Unravels the tangled world of Divorce and Family Law in Texas. By Chris Schmiedeke.

http://chrislawyerblog.com
  • Jan 20

    January 2015 and the Standard Possession Order in Texa

    January 2015 and the Standard Possession Order in Texa
    Happy New Year!  Let’s see when you get to celebrate with your kids In January of the New Year. Your standard weekend possession periods this month will depend a bit on when the kids go back to school after the winter holiday.…
  • Dec 19

    Divorce Mediation and Pro Se Partie

    Divorce Mediation and Pro Se Partie
    Many people choose to represent themselves in their divorces to save on attorney’s fees  and court costs. They are called pro se litigants; pro se means – representing yourself. This choice is becoming…
  • Dec 11

    December 2014 and your Standard Visitation Order in Texa

    December 2014 and your Standard Visitation Order in Texa
    Okay, I’m a little late to the party on this post, but better late than never! Your weekend visits this month under the Texas standard possession order are pretty much over. Under standard visitation you would have had the weekend of…
Rank this Week: 1211