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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/
  • Mar 16

    CPLR 5015(a)(3) and (4)

    CPLR 5015(a)(3) and (4)
    The defendants, his brother, and his father were the principal shareholders of the corporate defendant. For several years prior to 1974 the corporation owned a restaurant in Staten Island, together with the real property upon which it was…
  • Mar 4

    Labor Law § 240 (1)

    Labor Law § 240 (1)
    Plaintiffs in this negligence action, seeks damages for personal injury sustained by Plaintiff on September 2, 2008, in a scaffolding collapse accident while he was working as a mason tender for JOFW. The accident occurred inside premises…
  • Mar 2

    Columbia University–New York Hospital...cont

    Columbia University–New York Hospital...cont
    Plaintiff's obstetrical expert opined that during plaintiff's mother's near 24–hour labor, plaintiff experienced multiple late decelerations indicative of placental insufficiency causing fetal hypoxia. He opined that it was a departure…
Rank this Week: 711

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Mar 4

    Bundle of hyperbole

    Bundle of hyperbole
    Legal Cheek has done a good job of upping the ante in relation to my “bundle rage” post last week. Lashings of phrases like “Top Judge”, and “rows”, “ranting” and “slamming”.…
  • Feb 28

    Bunch of fools(cap)

    Bunch of fools(cap)
    I’m feeling like a bad girl. I’m feeling like I’ve just come out of one of those school assemblies where the Head gives the whole school an earful because someone has set off the fire alarm for the third time this week.…
  • Feb 22

    Mum forced to write to childrens’ dad in prison

    Mum forced to write to childrens’ dad in prison
    Most of the tabloid press have reported extensively on this story of a mum who had her throat slit by her ex and who is said to face jail if she doesn’t write to him in prison. All of the reports I have seen identify the adults by name…
Rank this Week: 989

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Mar 4

    THE FORGOTTEN TAX DEDUCTIONS

    THE FORGOTTEN TAX DEDUCTIONS
    The general rule is that personal expenses are almost never deductible by taxpayers on Schedule “A” (Itemized Deductions) of their personal returns.  But all rules have exceptions and almost everyone is familiar with the…
  • Feb 22

    PROPOSED NEW LAW CLOSES CUSTODY LOOPHOLE FOR CHILDREN CONCEIVED BY RAPE

    PROPOSED NEW LAW CLOSES CUSTODY LOOPHOLE FOR CHILDREN CONCEIVED BY RAPE
    Pennsylvania’s child custody code requires the submission of a criminal record and abuse history affidavit which is designed to identify whether a party to a custody action or a member of their household has been accused or convicted of…
  • Jan 29

    AN HOUR ON THE TEENAGE BRAIN

    AN HOUR ON THE TEENAGE BRAIN
    The January 28 edition of Terry Gross’ Fresh Air distributed by National Public Radio featured an interview with the chair of the University of Pennsylvania Neurology Department, Frances Jensen.  The subject was a relatively in…
Rank this Week: 1310

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
  • Mar 4

    Does my employer have to give me breaks and lunches?

    Does my employer have to give me breaks and lunches?
    Neither federal or Texas law requires employers to give employees rest or meal breaks for most employees but there are certain exceptions under the law. There are a number of misconceptions floating around and insisting your employer owes you…
  • Feb 24

    New FMLA rule extends rights to same-sex spouse

    New FMLA rule extends rights to same-sex spouse
    The state of same sex marriage might be in flux in Texas but federal law, following the Supreme Court decision in 2013’s United States v. Windsor, is clear that any valid marriage must be treated equally. A problem that arose under FMLA…
  • Feb 12

    10 Issues That Will Make Your Divorce More Expensive

    10 Issues That Will Make Your Divorce More Expensive
    I help clients with divorces and post-divorce actions like enforcement, contempt and modification primarily in the Dallas and Fort Worth / North Texas area. In such a large metropolitan area my clients range in family size, financial assets,…
Rank this Week: 1348

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Mar 4

    De-establishing Paternity To Stop Child Support Payment

    De-establishing Paternity To Stop Child Support Payment
    Question: I am being charged child support for a child I am not the biological father of. What can I do to have the payments stopped? Answer: I am not licensed to practice law in your state. Therefore, I cannot inform you as to the specific…
  • Mar 2

    Divorce Dilemma: Long-Distance Visitation Almost Killed Me

    Divorce Dilemma: Long-Distance Visitation Almost Killed Me
    By Dad “X” If you live a long distance from your kids, visitation becomes an incredible part of your life. Whether it’s arranging for flights to see them or for them to travel to you, or just long-distance driving, your life…
  • Mar 1

    Modifying Child Support When Arrears Are Owed

    Modifying Child Support When Arrears Are Owed
    Question: I am trying to modify my current parenting time. Right now, because I only have 80 overnights, I owe my ex-wife child support. If I modify the plan to at least 110 overnights, she would have to start paying me child support.…
Rank this Week: 177

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 4

    Japan: Update Discriminatory Civil Code

    Japan: Update Discriminatory Civil Code
    Japan Times3/4/15The Supreme Court has decided to have its Grand Bench hand down judgments on whether two controversial provisions in the Civil Code are constitutional. One provision is requirement that a married couple must adopt the…
  • Mar 3

    Prenuptial agreements come to Israel

    Prenuptial agreements come to Israel
    djewishworld.com /2015/03/02/prenuptial-agreements-come-to-israel/By Anav SilvermanJERUSALEM — With more than 200 in attendance from both the Legal and Rabbinic worlds, Tzohar and The Israel Bar Association launched the new Prenuptial…
  • Mar 2

    Kerry quizzed on child abductions to India

    Kerry quizzed on child abductions to India
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry faced sharp questions on Capitol Hill this week on international child abductions to India, with lawmakers asking him whether he had brought up the subject with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his recent…
Rank this Week: 1091

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/
Rank this Week: 4488

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Mar 4

    Hilary Duff Discusses Her Divorce

    Hilary Duff Discusses Her Divorce
    Hilary Duff, 27, has come a long way since playing the lead in the hit television series Lizzie McGuire (2001-2004). The actress/singer, who sold an estimated 15 million albums since her debut in 2002, is now a mother who has reportedly filed…
  • Mar 3

    Life After Divorce

    Life After Divorce
    Whether you were married for five years or for twenty, divorce is a major life event, which can leave a person reeling. You are suddenly faced with issues concerning money, your children, career changes, dating, and downsizing your home…
  • Mar 2

    Update: Nebraska Judge Blocks Same-Sex Marriage Ban

    Update: Nebraska Judge Blocks Same-Sex Marriage Ban
    At Claery & Green, LLP, we continue to stay abreast of the latest developments in same-sex marriage laws in California and across the nation. In the latest development, on Monday, a federal judge in Nebraska blocked the state's gay…
Rank this Week: 678

Family-In-Law

Family-In-Law

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

http://family-in-law.com/
  • Mar 4

    What’s Wrong with Minnesota’s Proposed Cooperative Private Divorce Program

    What’s Wrong with Minnesota’s Proposed Cooperative Private Divorce Program
    Blogging on family law isn’t for the weak of heart. Just as I’m recovering from my marathon post on the six bills slated to rewrite our child ... The post What’s Wrong with Minnesota’s Proposed Cooperative…
  • Feb 20

    City Pages Article Targets Guardian Ad Litem Program

    City Pages Article Targets Guardian Ad Litem Program
    It’s either a hit piece or a call-to-action, depending on your point of view. Such are the vastly disparate reactions to Susan Du’s article in this week’s ... The post City Pages Article Targets Guardian Ad Litem…
  • Feb 10

    Big Changes Coming to Minnesota’s Custody and Child Support Law

    Big Changes Coming to Minnesota’s Custody and Child Support Law
    They’re here. After two years of work and a lot of compromise, Minnesota’s custody and child support laws are in for some big changes this legislative ... The post Big Changes Coming to Minnesota’s Custody and Child…
Rank this Week: 4565

Alabama Divorce & Family Law…

Alabama Divorce & Family Law Attorney Blog

Covers Alabama divorce and family law issues. By Steven D. Eversole.

http://www.birminghamdivorceblog.com/
  • Mar 4

    Stover v. Stover – Navigating an Acrimonious Alabama Divorce

    Stover v. Stover – Navigating an Acrimonious Alabama Divorce
    Divorce is rarely a pleasant ride, even when separation is greatly desired by both parties. Still, some splits are more contentious than others. Having an experienced, understanding divorce lawyer can help ease the burden. That kind of…
  • Mar 2

    L.M. v. K.A. – Full Disclosure Required in Alabama Child Support Case

    L.M. v. K.A. – Full Disclosure Required in Alabama Child Support Case
    It’s natural for parents to want to seek every possible benefit for their child. However, they must be careful how they go about doing this because, if the effort involves attempts to cheat the system, the outcome might not be what they…
  • Feb 28

    After Your Alabama Divorce, Divide Your Estate Plans Too

    After Your Alabama Divorce, Divide Your Estate Plans Too
    After matters of child support, child custody, spousal support and division of marital property and debt have been settled, it’s understandable newly-divorced couples just want to put it all behind them. However, they may be in for an…
Rank this Week: 1166

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
Rank this Week: 4651

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 4

    Inadmissible Evidence May Still Get In for a Limited Purpose

    Inadmissible Evidence May Still Get In for a Limited Purpose
    It may not be favored by courts or be the parties’ preference, but there’s a place for evidence to be admitted for a limited purpose. It can be seen as either a creative solution to an evidence admissibility problem or a way…
  • Mar 2

    Should You Check a Job Applicant’s Social Media Posts?

    Should You Check a Job Applicant’s Social Media Posts?
    Employers are wondering whether browsing public social media sites to learn more about a job applicant is worth the potential risks. A CareerBuilder survey found that 39% of employers use social networking sites to research job candidates,…
  • Feb 27

    Keep Cross-Examination Short (Unless You Shouldn’t)

    Keep Cross-Examination Short (Unless You Shouldn’t)
    A successful evangelist once said about his sermons: “Nobody ever got religion after the first twenty minutes.” His time estimate may be wrong, but every evangelist and trial attorney has wrestled with the short attention span of…
Rank this Week: 2442

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 4

    Is the Other Parents Nanny Raising Your Child?

    Is the Other Parents Nanny Raising Your Child?
    Celebrities are not immune to the problems which arise when two people try to co-parent their child following a divorce or separation; just ask Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose. It was recently reported that the custody battle between Mr. Khalifa,…
  • Mar 3

    Reconciling after Divorce is Finalized

    Reconciling after Divorce is Finalized
    Those who haven't been too jaded by divorce may choose to re-marry again. Perhaps they now know what they are looking for (or certain characteristics they are trying to avoid) in a partner or they are simply in a difference stage of life and…
  • Mar 2

    Reconciling after Filing for Divorce but Before Divorce is Finalized

    Reconciling after Filing for Divorce but Before Divorce is Finalized
    Deciding to file for divorce or legal separation is a huge decision for any married individual. By the time that person actually gets enough courage to sit down with a divorce attorney and sign the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage or…
Rank this Week: 2057

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 4

    Kane County Divorce: Approaches to Healing: the Unexpected Divorce

    Kane County Divorce: Approaches to Healing: the Unexpected Divorce
    One aspect of my practice is helping my clients manage what can be one of the biggest traumas in life....an unexpected divorce. As a divorce and child custody attorney, I am not involved in the practice of therapy, but any...
  • Feb 27

    I reviewed an interesting article this…

    I reviewed an interesting article this morning on men, and how men fare in society in light of divorce and changing roles in life in a man's middle aged years. Divorce is difficult and traumatic for both men and women,...
  • Feb 16

    Illinois Divorce Lawyer: Abuse and Neglect: Healing

    Illinois Divorce Lawyer: Abuse and Neglect: Healing
    In my work in Divorce and Custody Law, I have been involved, as well, with a number of Abuse and Neglect cases in Juvenile Court. Some of these cases arise out of an initial divorce filing, and a finding is...
Rank this Week: 2070

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Mar 4

    Divorced Catholic

    Divorced Catholic
    From The New York Times: Facing millions of divorced Catholics around the world, many of whom express frustration over their status in the church, the Vatican has begun a remarkable re-examination of the church’s treatment of worshipers…
  • Mar 3

    On Cohabitation

    On Cohabitation
    From New York Post: “What are the odds you’d be in this relationship if you weren’t living with your boyfriend or girlfriend?” That’s the question Scott Stanley asks people who cohabited before they got married. Stanley, the…
  • Mar 2

    Divorce Trend

    Divorce Trend
    From Dubuque Telegraph Herald: If you're past 50, it's critically important to pay attention to how your retirement savings weathers the storm. Divorce filings tend to surge at the beginning of the year, experts say, whether from pent-up…
Rank this Week: 133

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 4

    Can $1 Million a Month in Child Support Ever Be Fair?

    Can $1 Million a Month in Child Support Ever Be Fair?
    Everyone knows that parenting can be an expensive endeavor. You’ve got to pay for new clothes, food, schooling and many other minor expenses that seem to always crop up. How much are we talking about exactly? A few hundred dollars a…
  • Mar 3

    Dividing Intellectual Property in a Divorce

    Dividing Intellectual Property in a Divorce
    Josh Gracin, a country singer and former American Idol finalist, recently finalized his bitter divorce with his ex-wife Ann Gracin. The troubled star has seen his fair share of headlines related to the split since he went public by posting a…
  • Feb 25

    South Dakota Lawmakers Pass Unilateral Divorce Law

    South Dakota Lawmakers Pass Unilateral Divorce Law
    Though most people who are even vaguely familiar with the concept of divorce have heard of no-fault laws. These people may not realize that one aspect of no-fault laws includes the concept of unilateral divorce. South Dakota’s lawmakers…
Rank this Week: 4436

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • Mar 4

    Attorney’s Fees Award Reduced in Memphis Child Custody Dispute: Coleman v. Coleman

    Attorney’s Fees Award Reduced in Memphis Child Custody Dispute: Coleman v. Coleman
    Facts: Mother and Father divorced in 2003. Father had regular, unsupervised parenting time with their children. In 2006, Mother petitioned to modify the parenting plan and temporarily suspend Father’s parenting time because Mother…
  • Mar 2

    Tennessee Divorce and Family Law Legislative Preview 2015

    Tennessee Divorce and Family Law Legislative Preview 2015
    The Tennessee Legislature has begun its 2015 session. Several bills affecting family law have been introduced. Below is a brief summary of the pending family law legislation. Senate Bill 101/House Bill 90: This would allow a child…
  • Feb 27

    Photo of the Week: Snowflake

    Photo of the Week: Snowflake
      Information provided by K.O. Herston: Knoxville, Tennessee Divorce, Matrimonial and Family Law Attorney.Filed under: Photography Tagged: Photography, Snow
Rank this Week: 1716

New York Divorce Lawyer Blog

New York Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers New York family law and divorce law. By Andrea Vacca.

http://www.newyorkdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 3

    The Choice Is Your

    The Choice Is Your
    Sometimes people in the middle of divorce litigation realize that the court system just isn't working for them. Time is going by, the costs are piling up, and they seem further from resolution than ever. At this point, it may be time for…
  • Jan 15

    Nobody Is Perfect, Especially in the Middle of Divorce

    Nobody Is Perfect, Especially in the Middle of Divorce
    Divorce is one of the most difficult life experiences that anyone can go through. And while the clients who I work with are all committed to having the least adversarial divorce possible, it's not always easy for them to find it in themselves…
  • Jan 13

    Parenting Schedules That Consider a Child's Brain Development

    Parenting Schedules That Consider a Child's Brain Development
    In November, I attended an educational event sponsored by the New York chapter of the Association of Family Conciliation Courts (AFCC-NY). The course focused on helping children in the court system. The keynote speaker was a woman named…
Rank this Week: 3509

Family Law Insights

Family Law Insights

Covers divorce and family law in Georgia. By Kitchens New Cleghorn, LLC.

http://www.knclawfirm.com/category/blog/family-law/
  • Mar 3

    Our Atlanta Law Firm Team – Meet Will Davi

    Our Atlanta Law Firm Team – Meet Will Davi
    In our Atlanta law firm, we have the most dedicated professionals to serve our clients. We wanted to make sure everyone got to meet them and last week, we introduced … The post Our Atlanta Law Firm Team – Meet Will Davis appeared…
  • Feb 27

    One Million Per Month for Child Support?

    One Million Per Month for Child Support?
    When it comes to divorce settlements, a good family lawyer knows that child support can be a huge factor in the divorce agreement. Recently, the estranged wife of billionaire Ken … The post One Million Per Month for Child Support?…
  • Feb 17

    Our Atlanta Law Firm Team – Meet Jonathon Forbe

    Our Atlanta Law Firm Team – Meet Jonathon Forbe
    At our Atlanta Law Firm, we have a staff of the most dedicated professionals to serve our clients. We thought you should get to know them all and we wanted… The post Our Atlanta Law Firm Team – Meet Jonathon Forbes appeared first…
Rank this Week: 4924

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/
  • Mar 3

    California Court Emphasizes Importance of Procedural Law in Child Support Case

    California Court Emphasizes Importance of Procedural Law in Child Support Case
    State law governs virtually every aspect of a divorce proceeding. Each state has its own "family law code" and code of civil procedure that dictate in large part the course of a case. The importance of adhering to each and every legal…
  • Feb 24

    California Court Finds Community Property Omitted From Divorce Judgment

    California Court Finds Community Property Omitted From Divorce Judgment
    Dividing up marital assets, or "community property" as it is known in California, is an extremely important part of any divorce proceeding. In addition to identifying, characterizing, and valuing such assets, both spouses must be confident…
  • Feb 17

    California Court Reviews "Move Away" Order in Child Custody Case

    California Court Reviews "Move Away" Order in Child Custody Case
    In many divorce cases, spouses find it difficult to reach a mutually agreeable child custody arrangement. Parents are typically at odds with respect to the logistics and parental responsibilities in a custody dispute. There are specific…
Rank this Week: 2723

Family Law Matters

Family Law Matters

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

http://www.justdivorce.co.uk/blog/
  • Mar 3

    MORE STREAMLINING FOR THE FAMILY COURT

    MORE STREAMLINING FOR THE FAMILY COURT
    bryan reed explains the advent of designated divorce centres as part of the continuing reform of the family court. Continue reading →
  • Feb 10

    CRABBY JUDGES NOT VIRTUAL (NOR VIRTUOUS)

    CRABBY JUDGES NOT VIRTUAL (NOR VIRTUOUS)
    avoid potential exposure to crabby judges in court by using the online divorce services provided by justdivorce.co.uk. Continue reading →
  • Dec 31

    SEASONAL GREETINGS!

    SEASONAL GREETINGS!
    everyone at justdivorce.co.uk wishes everyone else a happy, successful, peaceful and prosperous new year.
Rank this Week: 4877

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers the divorce process. By Ramos Law Firm.

http://www.ramosfamilylaw.com/houstondivorceblog/
  • Mar 3

    How Does Immigration Status Affect Divorce Cases in Texas?

    How Does Immigration Status Affect Divorce Cases in Texas?
    The state of Texas and the Texas Family Code do not mandate that a person be a citizen of the United States to receive a divorce or pursue a custody case. The only residency requirement is that a person must have resided in the state of Texas…
  • Feb 25

    My ex has received a raise. Can I modify the child support amount?

    My ex has received a raise. Can I modify the child support amount?
    If there has been a material and substantial change in the circumstances of the child, three years since the last child support order and a difference in the month child support amount by either 20% or $100 from what is currently ordered,…
  • Jan 16

    Same Sex Marriage in Texas – A Look to the Future

    Same Sex Marriage in Texas – A Look to the Future
    Texas is currently one of twenty states in the United States which ban same-sex marriage via a constitutional amendment. In October 2014, the US Supreme Court let stand a ruling held by the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals finding Utah’s…
Rank this Week: 3534

New Jersey Family Law

New Jersey Family Law

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

http://njdivorceblog.typepad.com/new_jersey_divorce_law_me/
Rank this Week: 431

New Jersey Family Law

New Jersey Family Law

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

http://www.njdivorceblog.typepad.com/
Rank this Week: 2280

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/
  • Mar 3

    Radio Shack Bankruptcy Case

    Radio Shack Bankruptcy Case
    After 94 years, what was once a staple of radio and stereo aficionados has filed for bankruptcy. Though they had managed to stay in business for many years more than expected, the company will be doing a massive restructuring and ……
  • Feb 16

    Companies Bankruptcy Leads to Student Exposure, Possible Identity Theft

    Companies Bankruptcy Leads to Student Exposure, Possible Identity Theft
    Usually, when companies go bankrupt and are broken up in order to sell, the transfer of private information is done in a safe and private way. But when ConnectEDU Inc., an education-tech company, was broken up in order to sell, ……
  • Feb 2

    Avoiding Medical Bankruptcy

    Avoiding Medical Bankruptcy
    Statistics show that the leading cause of bankruptcy is high medical costs. When a serious medical issue comes up, the costs can become too much to handle, even with medical insurance. There are several ways to avoid this, or to ……
Rank this Week: 4327

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

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

http://www.jgllaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 4917

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 3

    Why You Should Rise Above The Self-Defeating Thoughts in Divorce

    Why You Should Rise Above The Self-Defeating Thoughts in Divorce
    Going through a divorce can take a toll on your health and your mood. You don’t feel as energetic and full of life as you used to. Most of the time, you probably sulk around the house or apartment that you’re now living in…
  • Feb 27

    How to Easily Handle Your Divorce

    How to Easily Handle Your Divorce
    Most divorces, however amicably they are resolved, tend to leave a stressful impact on both the parties that are involved. A divorce is a life changing experience and hence, it is definite that it is likely to have ramifications on your…
  • Feb 25

    Same Sex Divorce and Domestic Partnership Mediation

    Same Sex Divorce and Domestic Partnership Mediation
    Same sex divorce and dissolution of domestic partnership mediation can help your partner and you end your marriage or domestic partnership on amicable terms. If things aren’t working out between the two of you, both of you can…
Rank this Week: 5004

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 3

    Texas Divorce Statistics January 2015

    Texas Divorce Statistics January 2015
    This from the Office of Court Administration, divorce filings in Texas account for 89% of all cases filed in the District Courts. In the fiscal year 2014, there were 111,409 divorces filed in Texas district courts out of a total of 125,588.…
  • Feb 23

    Same Sex Marriage in Texas… Yes, Then No

    Same Sex Marriage in Texas… Yes, Then No
    Last week was a crazy time in Texas for proponents of same sex marriage.  Here’s a timeline of the events that occurred last week: On Tuesday morning, a probate judge in Travis County declared the Texas definition of marriage…
  • Feb 21

    Michelle O’Neil authority on Texas’ same sex marriage ruling

    Michelle O’Neil authority on Texas’ same sex marriage ruling
    I participated in several media interviews pertaining to the events between Tuesday Feburary 17 and Thursday February 19, 2015 on Texas first legal same sex marriage between a lesbian couple in Travis County, Texas. Here are the links to my…
Rank this Week: 1281

PA Family Law Blog

PA Family Law Blog

Covers divorce and child custody. By the Martin Law Firm.

http://www.jbmartinlaw.com/blogs/family-law/
  • Mar 3

    How to Prepare an Effective Child Custody Agreement

    How to Prepare an Effective Child Custody Agreement
    Before finalizing your divorce, you and your spouse need to resolve issues and concerns regarding your children, typically including who will have custody of the children, custody schedules, and the amount of child and/or spousal support.…
  • Feb 17

    Pennsylvania Alimony: Adult Children and Minor Grandchildren

    Pennsylvania Alimony: Adult Children and Minor Grandchildren
    According to the Superior Court of Pennsylvania in the 2013 case of Donald Wagner, Jr. v. Suzanne E. Wagner, alimony may be awarded by a judge to provide a secondary remedy to either spouse when economic justice and the reasonable economic…
  • Feb 4

    What If Your Equitable Distribution Isn’t So Equal?

    What If Your Equitable Distribution Isn’t So Equal?
    When you go through a divorce, you’ll have to go through the process of determining how your property will be divided with your spouse. Every state handles this process differently, some states do a 50/50 split of marital property while…
Rank this Week: 4482

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By William Wallshein, P.A.

http://www.southfloridadivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 2

    What Happens to Family Pets in Divorce?

    What Happens to Family Pets in Divorce?
    Family pets are an important piece of the divorce puzzle. Learn about how courts in Florida treat the issue of pets in a divorce from William Wallshein.
  • Feb 25

    Who Gets the Marital Home in Divorce

    Who Gets the Marital Home in Divorce
    The marital home is often the most important asset that a divorcing couple need to divide. Learn about the different ways couple and courts address this issues from William Wallshein.
  • Feb 23

    Valuing Real Property in Divorce

    Valuing Real Property in Divorce
    The real property, especially the marital home, can be the most challenging piece of property to divide in a marriage. Courts use specific technique to identify marital property and determine its value. Learn more from William Wallshein.
Rank this Week: 4979

Iowa Law Blog

Iowa Law Blog

Covers business, employment, trust & estates family, real estate, regulatory compliance and utility law. By Sullivan & Ward, PC.

http://www.iowa-lawblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Grandparent and Great-Grandparent Visitation

    Grandparent and Great-Grandparent Visitation
    I am frequently asked about grandparent and/or great-grandparent visitation.  Iowa Code Section 600C.1 discusses the circumstances in which a grandparent and/or great-grandparent may petition the court for visitation with a grandchild…
  • Feb 3

    Wait! Don't Fire The Employee With A Really Sick Child!

    Wait! Don't Fire The Employee With A Really Sick Child!
    At least not before checking with your attorney. An interesting case from the Northern District of Iowa was recently brought to my attention.  Although no final disposition of the case occurred due to parties resolving the matter out of…
  • Jan 19

    Tax Deductions for Legal Fees in a Divorce

    Tax Deductions for Legal Fees in a Divorce
    In general, the Internal Revenue Code allows for a deduction of reasonable and necessary expenses incurred in the production of taxable income.  This may entitle you to a deduction of some of the legal fees paid in pursuit of…
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Mississippi Family Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Family Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, child custody and child support. By M. Devin Whitt.

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

    Awarding Attorney's Fees in Mississippi Divorce

    Awarding Attorney's Fees in Mississippi Divorce
    One of the most frequently asked questions I have received in my years of divorce practice is "how much is this divorce going to cost me?" This is a fair question, but a tough one to answer. In Mississippi, divorce is neither easy nor free.…
  • Jan 7

    Personal Injury Awards and Property Division in Mississippi

    Personal Injury Awards and Property Division in Mississippi
    From cases involving work-related injuries to those involving injuries arising from car accidents, personal injury litigation is a constant staple in our courts today. Generally, the result of these types of legal matters is either (1) an…
  • Nov 20

    Divorce, Family Law, and Chancery Courts in Mississippi

    Divorce, Family Law, and Chancery Courts in Mississippi
    The vast majority of my law practice involves divorce and family law matters in Mississippi. As a result, a lot of the work I perform goes through the Mississippi chancery courts, rather than state circuit courts. When I tell many of my…
Rank this Week: 4128

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

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

http://heleneltaylor.com/blog/
  • Mar 2

    How to prepare for a child custody battle

    How to prepare for a child custody battle
    A child custody battle may easily be one of the most important and difficult fights of a parent’s life. Roles and futures are at stake while on bended knee, hands tied before the court. Kids are always in the middle and regularly hit by…
  • Feb 28

    3 mistakes people make in divorce and how to avoid them

    3 mistakes people make in divorce and how to avoid them
    You’ve all heard horror stories about divorces. That’s because horrors happen in divorce everyday in every county to men and women of all socioeconomic levels. Billion dollar divorce dilemmas explode and run wildly for years. No…
  • Feb 27

    Is a gift or an inheritance separate property in California?

    Is a gift or an inheritance separate property in California?
    California is a community property state. That doesn’t mean what some people believe. Separate property doesn’t cease to exist or magically become community property when a person gets married. There is a presumption that assets…
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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 2

    Pennsylvania Liquor Update

    Pennsylvania Liquor Update
    There has been a significant amount of liquor license topics which have garnered media attention recently, especially in the Lancaster area.  Last Monday, the Beer Café in the Weis Markets in Ephrata opened.  Also throughout…
  • Feb 27

    Facebook’s New Legacy Contact

    Facebook’s New Legacy Contact
    You may have read our blog posts about Death in the Digital Age and Emailing after Death.  Facebook has certainly established a reputation for making changes, sometimes in response to user concerns.  This issue is no exception and…
  • Feb 25

    Beer Delivery to Your Home – Are We There Yet?

    Beer Delivery to Your Home – Are We There Yet?
    I’ve gotten a number of inquiries from clients recently about whether the law has changed allowing them to deliver alcohol to customers if they hold a valid liquor license.  This topic originated through a legal opinion issued by…
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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/
  • Mar 2

    Texas Nurse Nina Pham Files a Lawsuit Over Ebola Catastrophe

    Texas Nurse Nina Pham Files a Lawsuit Over Ebola Catastrophe
    Nina Pham, a nurse for Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, was the first person to contract Ebola in the United States after treating patient Thomas Eric Duncan in September of 2014.  She plans to file a lawsuit Monday, March 2,…
  • Feb 23

    Saladworks Files Bankruptcy, But All Stores Will Remain Open

    Saladworks Files Bankruptcy, But All Stores Will Remain Open
    Saladworks LLC, a Conshocken, Pennsylvania-based fresh-salad franchise, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. The company hopes to restructure and seek a buyer while ending ongoing litigation between the…
  • Feb 16

    Georgia Cop Allegedly Beat a Pregnant Mother into Having Miscarriage Over Tone of Voice

    Georgia Cop Allegedly Beat a Pregnant Mother into Having Miscarriage Over Tone of Voice
    Kenya Harris filed a lawsuit in Federal Court on February 5, 2015, claiming a police officer with the Albany Police Department beat her so hard she had a miscarriage. The suit alleges Officer Ryan Jenkins slammed Harris to the floor because…
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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/
  • Mar 2

    Maryland Court Addresses Immigration Status of Child in Divorce and Custody Proceeding

    Maryland Court Addresses Immigration Status of Child in Divorce and Custody Proceeding
    When a married couple decides to go forward with a divorce, there will undoubtedly be many tough issues to address and resolve before the proceeding is over. Many spouses often choose to put off filing for a divorce, due to the emotional and…
  • Feb 12

    Maryland Court Interprets Settlement Agreement Dividing Marital Property

    Maryland Court Interprets Settlement Agreement Dividing Marital Property
    In many divorce cases, a couple is able to reach an agreement concerning some of the key contentious issues, such as the division of marital property, alimony, child support, and the like. Of course, the parties are encouraged to find…
  • Jan 30

    Maryland Law Governs Significant Aspects of Divorce

    Maryland Law Governs Significant Aspects of Divorce
    Each state in the country has the authority to enact laws governing marriage and divorce. These laws can vary a great deal, especially when it comes to the acceptable grounds for divorce. The Maryland Family Code identifies two types of…
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Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Mar 2

    Bundles of joy

    Bundles of joy
    Munby turns his guns on excess bundles - Law Society Gazette, 26th February 2015
  • Feb 27

    Remembering my late father, and other thing

    Remembering my late father, and other thing
    A varied week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog included the following posts by me:Judicial clarity and white leopards - JL v SL, but just enjoy the beautiful picture of a snow leopard.A few thoughts on…
  • Feb 25

    Book Review: Dictionary of Financial Remedies, 2015 Edition

    Book Review: Dictionary of Financial Remedies, 2015 Edition
    Dictionary of Financial RemediesHess, Duckworth & Max£50 - Published by Class Legal: February 2015Can it really be fifteen months since I reviewed the first edition of the Dictionary of Financial Remedies? It can and it is.What is…
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NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
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Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

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

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 1

    What is equitable?

    What is equitable?
    In Pennsylvania, we have what is known as equitable distribution of marital assets and debts during the resolution of a divorce.  Equitable is not the same thing as equal.  Many people visit our office for the first time and believe…
  • Feb 25

    Courts have significant authority to deviate from support guideline

    Courts have significant authority to deviate from support guideline
    In Pennsylvania, we have child support guidelines that essentially operate as a formula in order to determine how much child support should be paid.  The formula takes into account how much income each party earns and how many children…
  • Feb 22

    Tips for Fighting Fair

    Tips for Fighting Fair
    It is going to happen - you are going to fight with your ex-spouse or child’s other parent.  This article was written as tips for partners in an intact relationship, but they are equally relevant (perhaps with a few adjustments) to…
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Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Mar 1

    Temporary Maintenance Award Increased From $96 to Presumptively Correct $784.62 Per Week

    Temporary Maintenance Award Increased From $96 to Presumptively Correct $784.62 Per Week
    In its February 18, 2015 decision in Dunleavy v. Dunleavy, the Second Department modified the order of Suffolk County Supreme Court Justice Carol Mackenzie by increasing the wife’s temporary maintenance award from $75 to $784.62…
  • Feb 22

    Do You Kiss Your Mother With That Mouth?

    Do You Kiss Your Mother With That Mouth?
    All hail Sir Richard of Rochester! Chivalry is not dead. Although opening his January 17, 2015 opinion in Cornell v. Cornell with “Sticks and stones will break my bones, But words will never harm me,” Monroe County Acting Supreme…
  • Feb 9

    Disqualification of Counsel: Is It A Shield Or A Sword?

    Disqualification of Counsel: Is It A Shield Or A Sword?
    In a 3-1 decision on February 4, 2015 in Cohen v. Cohen, the Second Department disqualified a prominent Long Island matrimonial firm from representing the wife in this 2011 divorce action. It was disputed whether in November 2010 the husband…
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Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Mar 1

    Aged New York Husband His Wife’s Prisoner?

    Aged New York Husband His Wife’s Prisoner?
    Eighty-four-year old Martin Cassidy spent his career creating dinosaurs for the American Museum of National History. His career began in 1972 when the museum was offered the articulated skeleton of a dinosaur, an acquisition that would cost…
  • Feb 27

    Final Chapter in LA Dodgers Divorce?

    Final Chapter in LA Dodgers Divorce?
    Jamie and Frank McCourt are now more famous for their over-the-top divorce than for their eight-year run as the owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers. The twists and turns of their lengthy litigation could fill a book, and no doubt will! For…
  • Feb 24

    The Curse of the In-Person Litigant

    The Curse of the In-Person Litigant
    I guess I’ve been lucky because I have never had to do a trial where the opposing party acted in person, “pro se”, as they call it in the United States. Why lucky? Because some of the worst trial horror stories involve…
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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 1

    Imputation of Income for the Calculation of Child Support and Alimony in New Jersey

    Imputation of Income for the Calculation of Child Support and Alimony in New Jersey
    The New Jersey Appellate Division this week published the case of Elrom v. Elrom, in which the Husband appealed the provision in the parties’ divorce judgment where the trial court imputed income to the parties for purposes of…
  • Feb 22

    Courtroom Etiquette

    Courtroom Etiquette
    Few people have direct contact with the court system beyond jury duty or possibly some experience in a municipal court.  Therefore, what little they know about courtroom behavior is usually derived from what they have see on television,…
  • Feb 13

    A Valentine’s Day Checklist: What’s Love Got to Do With It?

    A Valentine’s Day Checklist: What’s Love Got to Do With It?
    Saint Valentine was a third-century Roman saint  associated since the High Middle Ages with a tradition of courtly love. Although not much is known about the patron saint of Valentine’s Day as there happen to have been various…
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Rochester Family Lawyer Blog

Rochester Family Lawyer Blog

Covers child support, domestic relations, and family law in New York. By Alexander Korotkin.

http://rochesterfamilylawyer.korotkinlaw.com
  • Mar 1

    Enforceability of Prenuptial Agreement

    Enforceability of Prenuptial Agreement
    Prenuptial agreements can be used to resolve issues related to spousal maintenance, equitable distribution, and other issues that may come up in the event the parties decide to divorce. While I have previously written about different issues…
  • Feb 8

    Constructive Emancipation and the Child’s Conduct

    Constructive Emancipation and the Child’s Conduct
    I have previously written about constructive emancipation issue and also addresses some of the applicable law in another post.  Generally, a child can become emancipated through his actions when the child either refuses to have…
  • Jan 18

    Duration of Residency in New York as Prerequisite to Divorce Action

    Duration of Residency in New York as Prerequisite to Divorce Action
    In order to have a valid divorce action in New York, certain residential requirements have to be satisfied. Domestic Relations Law §230 requires that: 1. You and your spouse were married in New York, and either of you is a resident of…
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Men's Family Law

Men's Family Law

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

http://mensfamilylaw.com/?cat=5
  • Mar 1

    Intimate Partner Violence Report From CDC

    Intimate Partner Violence Report From CDC
    Here’s the CDC Report on Intimate Partner Violence that supports the statements I make about how prevalent female on male abuse is.   National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey
  • Mar 5

    How To Be A Great Dad – Tip # 1 – Do This!

    How To Be A Great Dad – Tip # 1 – Do This!
    If you’re sharing custody of a child, it’s a brutally hard thing to do. If you’ve had to fight for your rights to see your son or daughter, the battles can be long and frustrating. But here’s an activity you can do,…
  • Mar 4

    Podcast – Men’s Family Law – How Does Substance Abuse Effect Child Custody Cases?

    Podcast – Men’s Family Law – How Does Substance Abuse Effect Child Custody Cases?
    Men’s Family Law – Nationally recognized Father’s Rights expert David Pisarra discusses substance abuse and how it will effect a child custody case, how hard it is to prove and what you can do to protect yourself. If you…
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ABC Family Law Blog

ABC Family Law Blog

Covers Florida family law. By the Law Firm of Adam B. Cordover, P.A.

http://abcfamilyblog.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 1

    Freezing High Conflict Divorce Litigation for the Collaborative Proce

    Freezing High Conflict Divorce Litigation for the Collaborative Proce
    I strongly suggest that any person who is in the initial stages of a Florida divorce consider engaging in the collaborative process from the very beginning.  This simply means that each spouses hires an attorney solely for the…
  • Feb 9

    What is the Purpose of Florida Family Law?

    What is the Purpose of Florida Family Law?
    Anyone who has gone through a divorce, paternity, or other family law proceeding in Hillsborough County or elsewhere in Florida may have wondered: What is the purpose of Florida Family Law? Well, section 61.001(2) purports to have an…
  • Jan 6

    Can I Now Divorce My Same-Sex Spouse in Florida?

    Can I Now Divorce My Same-Sex Spouse in Florida?
    Last week, Federal Judge Robert L. Hinkle clarified his ruling in Brenner v. Scott to state, definitively, that the U.S. Constitution requires Florida clerks of court to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.  This has brought…
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