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The Law Office of Christine M…

The Law Office of Christine M Bechtold, LLC

Covers Georgia family law.

http://bechtold-law.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    What are the Fees for Divorce?

    What are the Fees for Divorce?
    Divorce fees vary by state, county, and law firm. In all divorce cases in Georgia, you will have a filing fee paid directly to the Clerk of Court. Filing fees in Georgia vary by county, below is a list of local Superior Court filing…
  • May 19

    Do I Need to Attend a Parenting Class?

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

    Are There Different Types of Legal Fee Agreements?

    Are There Different Types of Legal Fee Agreements?
    Yes. “There are a variety of different methods through which a lawyer might charge for legal services, and usually the type of case dictates the type of fee agreement.” research.lawyers.com. Lawyer fees are generally either flat,…
Rank this Week: 3877

New York Family Law Blog

New York Family Law Blog

Covers family law topics. Published by New York attorney, Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkfamilylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1434

International Family Law

International Family Law

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

http://www.internationalfamilylawfirm.com/
  • May 26

    Extraordinary Delays in U.S. Hague Abduction Convention Case

    Extraordinary Delays in U.S. Hague Abduction Convention Case
    By Jeremy D. MorleyCases brought under the Hague Abduction Convention should be heard promptly and disposed of expeditiously. Unfortunately, U.S. courts – especially some federal circuit courts and even the U.S. Supreme Court itself…
  • May 26

    Noncompliant Countries: The Bahama

    Noncompliant Countries: The Bahama
    The U.S. State Department has just issued its 2017 Annual Report on International Parental Child Abduction under the International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act (ICAPRA). The following is the Country Summary and related…
  • May 25

    Noncompliant Countries: Argentina

    Noncompliant Countries: Argentina
    The U.S. State Department has just issued its 2017 Annual Report on International Parental Child Abduction under the International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act (ICAPRA). The following is the Country Summary and related…
Rank this Week: 1067

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, custody, and child support. By Sandy T. Fox, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1364

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • May 26

    Call to separate divorce processes from money dispute

    Call to separate divorce processes from money dispute
    A leading family charity has welcomed “refreshing” comments by Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division of the High Court, calling for divorce process to become completely separated from money disputes.Sir James’…
  • May 25

    The Biggest Little Blog Posts in the World

    The Biggest Little Blog Posts in the World
    Well, maybe not, but I certainly got a large amount of enjoyment writing my posts for Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog this week, which included:Going to Reno - Once the Divorce Capital of the World.Mother ordered…
  • May 24

    Book Review: At A Glance 2017-2018

    Book Review: At A Glance 2017-2018
    At A GlanceEssential Tables for Financial RemediesFLBA£65 - Published by Class Legal: May 2017For the very few who do not already know, At A Glance is an annual publication, comprising a number of tables which contain, as the…
Rank this Week: 267

CEB blog

CEB blog

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

http://blog.ceb.com
  • May 26

    5 Steps to Responding to a Deposition Notice

    5 Steps to Responding to a Deposition Notice
    After receiving a deposition notice or subpoena, counsel should to take a careful look at the documents served and make decisions about how to proceed. To organize the process, follow these five steps. Analyze the documents that were served.…
  • May 24

    What CA Employers Need to Know About Using Foreign Labor Contractor

    What CA Employers Need to Know About Using Foreign Labor Contractor
    To combat the trafficking and exploitation of foreign workers, the California Legislature enacted SB 477 in 2014 to strengthen regulations on “foreign labor contractors” who recruit foreign workers to relocate to California. See…
  • May 22

    5 Ways to Deal with the Family Home in Divorce

    5 Ways to Deal with the Family Home in Divorce
    When dealing with a family home that’s entirely or substantially part of the parties’ community property, the facts of the situation will lead to taking one of the following five approaches in the divorce agreement. Interspousal…
Rank this Week: 2032

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

http://www.alabamacriminalandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • May 26

    Beware of phone scams — They are real!

    Beware of phone scams — They are real!
    Scammers like these prey on the vulnerable in society. Don't become another victim!
  • May 7

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws — Trafficking drug

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws — Trafficking drug
    Punishments for Trafficking offenses in Alabama are severe and, importantly, mandatory. These are extremely serious charges and should not be taken lightly by anyone facing a Trafficking charge.
  • Mar 30

    Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles Update – April, 2017

    Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles Update – April, 2017
    Changes have been afoot at the Parole Board. Two long-time members of the Board have retired and one has been permanently replaced.
Rank this Week: 4568

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/
  • May 26

    Narcissism Decoded

    Narcissism Decoded
    I happened upon a great blog today written by Dan Neuharth, PhD MFT . This looks like a great resource for people dealing on a day-to-day basis with a narcissist. Here's part of today's post. Explore and learn some very useful tools to use…
  • May 23

    Domestic Abuse | Custody & Visitation / Parenting Time

    Domestic Abuse | Custody & Visitation / Parenting Time
    When domestic abuse and children are involved, divorce and custody can be the epitome of high-stakes conflict and frustration and all too frequently protective parents lose custody of their child to a named abuser. Domestic Abuse, Child…
  • May 14

    Helping Children Adjust to Separation and Divorce Issues through Bibliotherapy

    Helping Children Adjust to Separation and Divorce Issues through Bibliotherapy
    Bibliotherapy is very helpful to children. Reading a book about a child who has the same or a similar problem helps children feel comfort that they are not alone--not the only one with this problem--but also helps them develop solutions.
Rank this Week: 270

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

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

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

    ASRS Lacked Authority to Limit Former Spouse’s QDRO Preserved Survivor Benefit

    ASRS Lacked Authority to Limit Former Spouse’s QDRO Preserved Survivor Benefit
    Former wife’s rights to survivor benefits of retired former husband were preserved by a valid QDRO and Arizona State Retirement System had no statutory authority Read More The post ASRS Lacked Authority to Limit Former Spouse’s…
  • May 12

    Combined Child Support Worksheets Inflated Father’s Obligation

    Combined Child Support Worksheets Inflated Father’s Obligation
    In this post-divorce child support modification case involving an unusual parenting arrangement, combining two separate child support worksheets for three children was not contemplated by Read More The post Combined Child Support Worksheets…
  • Apr 22

    Marijuana Admission for TASC Drug Treatment Program Was Evidence at Criminal Trial

    Marijuana Admission for TASC Drug Treatment Program Was Evidence at Criminal Trial
    In this marijuana possession case, the statement made by defendant in order to participate in Maricopa County’s Treatment Assessment Screening Center (TASC) deferred prosecution program Read More The post Marijuana Admission for TASC…
Rank this Week: 4771

Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

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

http://www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com/
  • May 26

    Five Things You Might Not Know about New York Child Support

    Five Things You Might Not Know about New York Child Support
    Today’s blog is a blend of some of my prior blogs and/or website articles over the years on child support. As a New York divorce lawyer and family law attorney, one of the most common types of cases I deal with involves the issue of…
  • May 18

    Serving a Summons with Notice in a New York Divorce

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

    Long Island Court Grants Legal Custody of Child to Three People

    Long Island Court Grants Legal Custody of Child to Three People
    Laws relating to child custody have gone through a number of significant changes in recent years, which largely reflect the fact that the concept of “parent” can extend beyond biological mothers and fathers. New York law no longer…
Rank this Week: 4171

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • May 26

    Cohabitation and Alimony: How do I prove Cohabitation? (Part 2 of 2)

    Cohabitation and Alimony: How do I prove Cohabitation? (Part 2 of 2)
    Jennifer A. Crissman, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group             In Part 1, we discussed that proving Cohabitation in North Carolina is not an easy task. There have been multiple…
  • May 24

    World Show of Superstars of Dance Legends “Stellar Duo”

    World Show of Superstars of Dance Legends “Stellar Duo”
    On June 8, Dance Legends from Russia, USA, Italy, South Africa, Denmark, and Azerbaijan will perform at the State Kremlin Palace, Moscow, Russia in “Stellar Duo.” Carolyn Woodruff, known as the Dancing Divorce Attorney, will…
  • May 21

    The IRS and Custody Exemption

    The IRS and Custody Exemption
    Stapleton v. Comm’r, T.C. Memo. 2015-171, 2015 WL 5049758 Facts: A father and mother had two children. The parents were never married. No court was ever asked to decide custody, but the parents agreed that the father would have the…
Rank this Week: 4354

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1626

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
  • May 26

    Continuation of Child Support and College Expense

    Continuation of Child Support and College Expense
    Many parents think that their child support obligation is over once their child turns 18 and graduates from high school. In New Jersey, however, this isn’t the case.
  • May 25

    Custody Conflict: Your Option

    Custody Conflict: Your Option
    High-conflict custody cases can be emotionally trying. While many people assume going to court is the only way to resolve contested custody cases, there are other options.
  • May 23

    What Rights do Kinship Legal Guardians Have?

    What Rights do Kinship Legal Guardians Have?
    Kinship legal guardians assume legal custody of the child, which gives kinship many of the same rights and responsibilities parents have.
Rank this Week: 4185

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • May 26

    Texas House Votes to Ban Abortion Procedure

    Texas House Votes to Ban Abortion Procedure
    From The New York Times: AUSTIN, Texas — Texas’ Republican-controlled Legislature has advanced tough new limits on abortion, hitting back at a United States Supreme Court decision last summer that struck down most of the sweeping…
  • May 25

    Reunification Program

    Reunification Program
    From the Washington Post: Laura, David and their siblings are among a growing number of children in high-conflict divorce cases being sent — often unwillingly — to nascent and unproven “reunification” programs, which can cost tens of…
  • May 24

    More Details on Gray Divorce

    More Details on Gray Divorce
    From Naomi Cahn (George Washington University Law School) & June Carbone (University of Minnesota Law School), writing for the Institute for Family Studies: As we found when looking through a range of studies, divorce risk is not evenly…
Rank this Week: 139

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
  • May 25

    In praise of the additional sustaining ground

    In praise of the additional sustaining ground
    The Supreme Court opinion of Walker v. Brooks, 414 S.C. 343, 778 S.E.2d 477 (2015) was unique for my appellate experience in a number of disappointing ways. While I have lost a number of appeals, this was the first time I have lost when…
  • May 25

    Help T. Ryan Phillips get Baker v. Hardwick published

    Help T. Ryan Phillips get Baker v. Hardwick published
    I would love to see the May 24, 2017 Court of Appeals opinion in Baker v. Hardwick get published. Not just because T. Ryan Phillips and I share office space; not just because I referred him the appeal that he turned into a victory reversal.…
  • May 21

    Who has the burden of proof on the willfulness element of contempt?

    Who has the burden of proof on the willfulness element of contempt?
    A few days ago I prosecuted a contempt action. The proof for one of the allegations of contempt was very document intensive and mathematical–reimbursement for unpaid medical expenses–and another was heavily reliant on exhibits. I…
Rank this Week: 730

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning, family law, and nonprofit law information for Lancaster County and Pennsylvania residents. From Russell, Krafft & Gruber.

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • May 25

    Is Your Attorney Tech Savvy?

    Is Your Attorney Tech Savvy?
    Lawyers aren’t known as the most forward-thinking, technologically savvy group. This shouldn’t come as a surprise, since a key principle of the American judicial system is the concept of precedent; making decisions now that are…
  • May 22

    Trends in the Banking Industry

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

    Leadership Lancaster Announces New Executive Director

    Leadership Lancaster Announces New Executive Director
    As a recent graduate of Leadership Lancaster’s Core Class and member of the ACHIEVE Committee, it’s no secret that I’m a big fan of the programs that Leadership Lancaster offers to Lancaster County. For more information on…
Rank this Week: 1016

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

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

http://www.jgllaw.com/blog
  • May 25

    Firms Win Judgment, Totaling Over $25,000.00, on Behalf of Three Dental Managers Wrongfully Denied Overtime Pay

    Firms Win Judgment, Totaling Over $25,000.00, on Behalf of Three Dental Managers Wrongfully Denied Overtime Pay
    More and more frequently, employers are evading the legal requirement to pay overtime to their employees by choosing to pay them on a salaried basis instead of an hourly wage, and then telling the employees that they’re not entitled to…
  • May 17

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

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

    When Health Care Fraud Turns Criminal

    When Health Care Fraud Turns Criminal
          Did you know that sometimes civil health care fraud can result in criminal convictions? It’s rare. But when it happens, it ruins lives, careers and risks serious patient harm. What might start small, can quickly…
Rank this Week: 4211

Our Family Wizard Blog

Our Family Wizard Blog

Focuses on ideas that could reduce conflict, improve communication, protect children and help move families forward.

http://www.ourfamilywizard.com/ofw/index.cfm/blog/
  • May 25

    4 Simple Tips to Help Achieve Clear Communication on OurFamilyWizard

    4 Simple Tips to Help Achieve Clear Communication on OurFamilyWizard
    4 Simple Tips to Help Achieve Clear Communication on OurFamilyWizard Raising children after a divorce or separation is never simple, but co-parents who can share information and communicate clearly in regards to their kids are more likely to…
  • May 23

    5 Ways to Get The Kids Helping Around The House

    5 Ways to Get The Kids Helping Around The House
    5 Ways to Get The Kids Helping Around The House To kids (and many adults for that matter), the thought of doing chores around the house is boring. They'd always rather play than do the dishes or put away the laundry. Unlike adults, kids don't…
  • May 18

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

    Renovating a Child’s Room for the “Big Kid” Growing Up Phase
    Renovating a Child’s Room for the “Big Kid” Growing Up Phase Children grow up too fast. Before you know it, babies turn into toddlers and then quickly into little kids. While transitions are tough at every age (for both…
Rank this Week: 3510

Your Pennsylvania Divorce

Your Pennsylvania Divorce

By Petrelli Law, P.C. Covers the divorce process, legal question and answer along with related topics of child support, child custody and alimony.

http://www.petrellilaw.com/category/divorce-topics/
  • May 25

    Attorney’s Fees Too High? 4 Tips That Can Keep Your Divorce Costs Adding Up.

    Attorney’s Fees Too High? 4 Tips That Can Keep Your Divorce Costs Adding Up.
    Divorce isn’t cheap. The average American divorce costs $15,000 to $20,000. This amount covers: Court costs and filing fees Mediation fees Attorneys’ fees Other costs such as financial counseling, parenting classes, expert…
  • Mar 6

    Paying the Bills During Divorce

    Paying the Bills During Divorce
    You and your soon-to-be-ex spouse may still be under the same roof, or you might have already separated or found temporary arrangements apart from one another. Regardless of your current living situation, your regular monthly bills are still…
  • Jan 27

    Minding Your Business During Your Divorce

    Minding Your Business During Your Divorce
    Many American couples start a business together. In fact, an estimated 3 million small businesses in the U.S. in 2000 were couple-owned, and that number has likely grown over the last nearly two decades. When a couple have become business…
Rank this Week: 4904

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • May 25

    A Fool for a Client? Why You Should Think Twice Before Representing Yourself in a South Carolina Family Court Case

    A Fool for a Client? Why You Should Think Twice Before Representing Yourself in a South Carolina Family Court Case
    Everyone has heard the old saying, "Anyone who represents themselves in court has a fool for a client." However, we often have folks come in to consult with our attorneys who are shocked to hear how much attorneys cost and how expensive…
  • May 23

    Facing an International Family Law Dispute? Important Legal Distinctions to Understand

    Facing an International Family Law Dispute? Important Legal Distinctions to Understand
    In April 2017, the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL) and the AAML New York Chapter jointly presented the Introduction to International Family Law conference at the Down Town Association in New York City.  The focus of the…
  • May 22

    Sexting & Your Divorce: Playing With Fire?

    Sexting & Your Divorce: Playing With Fire?
    Let's face it, technology is now a part of almost every facet of our lives, even our romantic lives. Therefore, more and more often the topic of "sexting" (the sharing of graphic or intimate photos via text message and email) is an issue…
Rank this Week: 4092

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers California divorce and family law issues. By The Law Office Of David P. Schwarz.

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • May 24

    Huma Abedin and the Weiner Divorce

    Huma Abedin and the Weiner Divorce
    Huma Abedin the long time adviser/confident of Hillary Rodham Clinton the ex presidential candidate, ex secretary of state, ex senator and ex first lady.  And now Huma has finally cut the cord to her long time husband the ex United State…
  • May 16

    The notice requirement for a spousal support hearing

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

    Divorce and the issue of Donative Intent

    Divorce and the issue of Donative Intent
    A recent Florida Supreme Court case has been published that reviewed a case regarding Hooker v Hooker.  The issue of Donative Intent became an issue of the parties.  The Supreme Court of Florida did not decide the fate of the issue…
Rank this Week: 432

McDevitt Law Office

McDevitt Law Office

Covers estate planning and family law in Virginia.

http://www.mcdevittlaw.net/blog-index/
  • May 24

    The lesser known effect of Trump’s executive order

    The lesser known effect of Trump’s executive order
    Earlier this year, President Trump signed the executive order titled: “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States.” This order dramatically changes how immigration laws are enforced within the United States. The…
  • Apr 25

    The perils of social media in divorce

    The perils of social media in divorce
    The prevalence of social media has made divorce proceedings far more complicated than they once were. The arrival of the Cloud and other comparable wireless storage implies that your “private” data may not be as concealed as you…
  • Apr 18

    Probate in a state other then your domicile

    Probate in a state other then your domicile
    If you own property located in a state other than your domicile, you should not have to create another will in that state. The reason is that most states recognize a will that was legally executed in another jurisdiction. However, it may be…
Rank this Week: 5028

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.charlottedivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • May 24

    Tennessee Judge Says Woman Has The Rights of a Husband

    Tennessee Judge Says Woman Has The Rights of a Husband
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What are my custody rights if the other parent moves?” Though it’s gone smoothly in some places, other courts in more conservative states have had a…
  • May 17

    Insurance Company Offers Divorce Coverage

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

    Hiding Assets During A Divorce

    Hiding Assets During A Divorce
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What is an Absolute Divorce?” Anyone who knows anyone who has been through a divorce understands that the process can bring out the worst in people. The…
Rank this Week: 2341

Men's Family Law

Men's Family Law

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

http://mensfamilylaw.com/?cat=5
  • May 24

    What is the Difference Between Domestic Violence and Domestic Abuse?

    What is the Difference Between Domestic Violence and Domestic Abuse?
    Domestic abuse and domestic violence are two terms which hold a great deal of weight in family law courtrooms. Both are used to secure domestic violence restraining orders, and the prevention of domestic abuse, and violence, is one of the…
  • May 18

    Wednesday Book Review For You!

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

    What is Battery?

    What is Battery?
    Under California Penal Code 242 battery is defined using the following elements: You touched someone else, Willfully In an offensive or harmful manner. The code does not have any limit on how insignificant the touching is. Deliberate acts…
Rank this Week: 3417

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com
  • May 24

    More Than One Million Babies Born In US Using Assisted Reproductive Technology

    More Than One Million Babies Born In US Using Assisted Reproductive Technology
    According to a report by the U.S. Society of Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART), roughly one million babies have been born with the use of In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) or other assisted reproductive technologies. The report stated that…
  • May 17

    New York Introduces Bill to Allow Compensatory Surrogacy

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

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

    Harden Jackson Attended the American Bar Association Family Law Spring CLE Conference
    Attorneys Michele Jackson, Clarissa Finnell, Christine Douglas, Katherine Schwartz, and paralegal Amy Mitchell recently attended the American Bar Association Family Law Spring CLE Conference in Savannah, Georgia from May 3rd to May 6th. …
Rank this Week: 1657

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

Covers divorce, spousal support and property division in California. By the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford, APC.

http://www.sandiegodivorceattorneysblog.com/
  • May 24

    Hiring an Expert in Your Family Law Case

    Hiring an Expert in Your Family Law Case
    Lawyers love to make jokes about how bad we are at math.  Often those jokes include statements like, “if I were good at math I would have become an engineer” or if “I was good at math and science I would be a doctor not…
  • May 21

    Divorce Insurance

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

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

    Spice Girls Divorce and the Effect of Domestic Violence on Spousal Support
    Yes, even Spice Girls get divorced just like any one of us. In March 2017, former Spice Girl Mel B, perhaps better known as “Scary Spice” or as a current judge on America’s Got Talent, filed for divorce from her husband of…
Rank this Week: 1820

Family-In-Law

Family-In-Law

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

http://family-in-law.com/
  • May 23

    What’s New in Minnesota Family Law: 2017 Edition

    What’s New in Minnesota Family Law: 2017 Edition
    What’s new with you? The first rule of blogging: don’t stop blogging. Because while I’ve been offline, the law hasn’t slowed down. Right now we have ... The post What’s New in Minnesota Family Law: 2017…
  • Oct 16

    STOP! before you file that Appeal.

    STOP! before you file that Appeal.
    Time for an appeal. You lost. Badly. (Bigly?) It wasn’t even close. You’ll even be paying the other side’s fees. It’s okay. It happens. That’s what ... The post STOP! before you file that Appeal. appeared…
  • Aug 15

    Same as it ever was? Minnesota’s (Not So) New Cohabitation Law

    Same as it ever was? Minnesota’s (Not So) New Cohabitation Law
    Not with a bang, but a whimper. Such is Minnesota’s first brush with alimony reform. On August 1, 2016, Minnesota’s spousal maintenance law gained a newly-minted ... The post Same as it ever was? Minnesota’s (Not So)…
Rank this Week: 4325

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

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

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • May 23

    What To Consider About Kids and Finances After Divorce

    What To Consider About Kids and Finances After Divorce
    There are many people who go all numb when their divorce proceeding is underway. The reason for such an emotional state is because it could be too much to go through all sorts of chaos and painful feelings as the harsh reality is there for…
  • May 17

    How To Increase Visitation in Custody Case

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

    Can A Person Date While A Divorce Is Going On?

    Can A Person Date While A Divorce Is Going On?
    Many couples often wonder whether they can date someone else while their divorce proceeding is still going on or not. This is quite an interesting question. As per the law, there is no reason why a person should not be able to start dating…
Rank this Week: 4125

Law Blog

Law Blog

By Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C.

http://www.theharrisburglawyers.com/law-blog/
  • May 23

    What Happens After I Have Been Charged With A Crime

    What Happens After I Have Been Charged With A Crime
    Stages of a criminal case What happens after I have been arrested? Depending on the circumstances of the case, as well as the severity of the crime, you will either be taken into custody or advised of your charges and released.  If you…
  • May 17

    May I Still Drive My Car After a DUI

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

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

    Backpage Adult Section, Known by Police as Advertisement of Prostitution, Shut Down
    Backpage adult section has recently been shut down, but was already known to police as an outlet for the advertisement of prostitution and related services.
Rank this Week: 2826

Hook Law Center Blog

Hook Law Center Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Virginia.

https://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • May 23

    Virginia’s New Access to Digital Assets Act

    Virginia’s New Access to Digital Assets Act
    Effective July 1, 2017, Virginia will be repealing its current law relating to digital assets, the Privacy Expectation Afterlife and Choices Act, and will adopt the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, which will be codified as…
  • May 15

    The Role of an Elder Law Attorney in Personal Injury Action

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

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

    The New Elective Share Law Adds a Layer of Complexity for Planning for Long-Term Care
    As of January 1, 2017, the Virginia Legislature amended our state’s formula for determining the surviving spouse’s elective share rights in the augmented estate. Under prior law, a surviving spouse was entitled to one-third of the…
Rank this Week: 4918

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Provides news and updates on Texas family law issues. By O'Neil Attorneys.

http://www.dallastxdivorce.com/
  • May 23

    Income factors in evaluating financial life beyond divorce in an over-50 divorce

    Income factors in evaluating financial life beyond divorce in an over-50 divorce
    The sources of income for an older divorcing spouse can look very different from younger counterparts. Here are some considerations: Social security income: Social security is not a marital asset to be considered in the division of marital…
  • May 15

    SCOTUS rules on military retirement in Howell case

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

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

    Texas Child Support 101: The Basics of Net Resources+ PART TWO
    This is part 2 in a two-part series on the basics of net resources for calculation of child support. Deemed Income Deemed Income is a term we get from Texas Family Code Section 154.067: “Deemed Income (a)…
Rank this Week: 1249

Next Phase Legal Blog

Next Phase Legal Blog

Covers divorce and family law. By Next Phase Legal LLC.

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

    NPL News: McDonough Speaks at Mass Bar Conference

    NPL News: McDonough Speaks at Mass Bar Conference
    The Massachusetts Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section hosted their first Dispute Resolution Symposium at UMASS Boston on Friday, May 19, 2017. Titled Conflict Resolution: Advancements, Strategies, and Trends, the symposium featured…
  • Apr 26

    A Divorce from Social Media: Avoid Creating a Messy Trail

    A Divorce from Social Media: Avoid Creating a Messy Trail
    Have you ever stopped to think how child custody, support, or property division could be effected by social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and various dating websites? Make no mistake – anything you post,…
  • Oct 25

    Family Business Mediation: Solving Legal Issues Without Going to Court

    Family Business Mediation: Solving Legal Issues Without Going to Court
    Mediation is often considered an excellent means of conflict resolution for personal or family disputes, but the benefits of mediation extend to more than just familial problems. In fact, mediation is oftentimes the best conflict resolution…
Rank this Week: 4335

Brownn Family Law

Brownn Family Law

Feature information and updates on Minnesota divorce and family law issues. By Brown Law Offices, PA.

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

    7 Resourceful Strategies to Process Your Anger When Going Through a Minnesota Divorce

    7 Resourceful Strategies to Process Your Anger When Going Through a Minnesota Divorce
    Divorces are stressful affairs. The process brings a flurry of emotions: sadness, frustration, regret, and even anger. Dealing with these emotions in a productive manner promotes good mental health and may even help your case in the long run.…
  • May 15

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

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

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

    The Science Of Divorce Mediation – Why The Process Works So Well And How It Can Help You
    Blame it on television, movies, or messy celebrity splits — divorce has a reputation for being a contentious, litigation-based affair, with little room for compromise. Those who have not navigated the divorce process…
Rank this Week: 1025

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • May 22

    Ungrateful Children? You’re Not Alone.

    Ungrateful Children? You’re Not Alone.
    What everybody wishes for...a big lottery win, happened in 2011 to an English couple, Dave and Angela Dawes. They won $131.3 million dollars (US) in the Euromillions lottery, open to residents of the United Kingdom and the Isle of Man. Not…
  • May 10

    17 Years in Prison for Divorce Fraud

    17 Years in Prison for Divorce Fraud
    California businessman Steven Zinnel, age 50, thought he could get away with cheating his wife, his two teenage children, and the bankruptcy court, but he was wrong….boy was he wrong! Zinnel and his wife, of Gold River, separated in…
  • Apr 19

    Mr. No-Pay…You Can Run, But You Can’t Hide.

    Mr. No-Pay…You Can Run, But You Can’t Hide.
    Family law lawyers now have access to information that can transform a case from an up-hill battle to a slam-dunk, and it’s all thanks to the internet. Case in point: I have a client whose ex-husband, a venture capitalist, stopped…
Rank this Week: 712

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

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

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

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

    Washington Appeals Court Finds No Unlawful Seizure in Drug Possession Case

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

    Failure to Identify Property for Distribution Before Washington Divorce Trial

    Failure to Identify Property for Distribution Before Washington Divorce Trial
    In any divorce, it is important for the parties to identify all of the assets they want to be considered and divided.  While all of the property is before the court for distribution in a divorce, the court can only distribute those…
Rank this Week: 4426

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

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

    Roadmap to a Simplified Divorce in California

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

    How to Look for Hidden Assets in a Divorce

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

    3 Signs It's Time to Call it Quit

    3 Signs It's Time to Call it Quit
    If your spouse is trying to control when you see your family, what clothes you wear, whether or not you have a job, what you eat, and even what books you read – it’s time to take a step back and assess the state of your…
Rank this Week: 626

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
  • May 22

    Definition of “Parent” Evolves to Include Same-Sex Couples, Thanks to New York’s Highest Court

    Definition of “Parent” Evolves to Include Same-Sex Couples, Thanks to New York’s Highest Court
    Under New York law, both of a child’s parents have rights regarding custody and visitation, as well as obligations regarding support. As the legal landscape regarding marriage changes and evolves, the definition of “parent”…
  • May 15

    State Supreme Court Overturns Ban on Same-Sex Foster Parent

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

    New York Maintains Complicated Laws Regarding the Secrecy of Adoption Record

    New York Maintains Complicated Laws Regarding the Secrecy of Adoption Record
    Adoptions often end joyfully with the creation of a new family, but they often originate from tragedy. A child in an adoption proceeding may have been orphaned or removed from their birth parents’ home because of abuse or neglect. As…
Rank this Week: 4615

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative…

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative Law Firm

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

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

    Collaborative Law Rules Approved by Florida Supreme Court

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

    What Is Next Generation Divorce?

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

    Statewide Collaborative Conference in Tampa June 2017

    Statewide Collaborative Conference in Tampa June 2017
    The 5th Annual Conference of the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals (“FACP”) will take place in Tampa June 9-1oth.  The conference is an opportunity meet like-minded professionals from throughout the state, learn…
Rank this Week: 4993

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • May 21

    Keeping Secrets During Divorce Action Partially Invalidates Settlement

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

    Should Religious and Cultural Traditions Impact Equitable Distribution?

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

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

    Husband Who Left Wife and Child Awarded 1% of Wife’s Pension
    Divorce cases are supposed to have an ever-increasing set of rules. Last week’s decision of the Appellate Division, First Department, in Campbell v. Cambell demonstrates that while a judge must follow the rules, the judge still has many…
Rank this Week: 1774

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

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

    Coping with the Stress of Divorce

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

    Allocation of Parental Responsibilitie

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

    Post-Divorce Life: Three Ways to Rebound Faster

    Post-Divorce Life: Three Ways to Rebound Faster
    For many couples who decide to end their marriage, the idea of bouncing back after the split is a daunting one. Regardless of how long you and your spouse were together or whether or not the divorce was a peaceful, mutual decision, saying…
Rank this Week: 4305

New Jersey Divorce and Family…

New Jersey Divorce and Family Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Child Abuse – If you see something, DO something.

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

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

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

    Words Matter: Common Misconception

    Words Matter: Common Misconception
    I was at a social event recently. A woman attending that event, after learning that I was a divorce attorney, came up to me. She told me that her ex-husband had just filed court papers seeking to modify or terminate her alimony payments. With…
Rank this Week: 4188

New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

By Bruce Provda.

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

    How to Deal With Stressful Situations During a Divorce

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

    How To Avoid Losing Everything In A Divorce

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

    Who Gets the Pet During a Divorce?

    Who Gets the Pet During a Divorce?
    Getting divorced is more complex than ever. In the past divorcing couples fought over who would keep the children and how the money would be split. Today, pets have also become involved in divorce disputes. A significant number of couples now…
Rank this Week: 4453

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers Illinois family law and estate planning needs.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Divorce Adjustment for Children: Four Ways Divorcing Parents Can Help Their Kids Cope
    Adjusting well to the life-changing transitions brought on by divorce is important for the whole family, but making it through the process without a few battle scars is unlikely. Even the most civil, considerate couples will experience…
Rank this Week: 4622

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

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

    Email Etiquette Remains a Hot Topic

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

    WaPo Article Explores Extreme Measures for Parental Alienation

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

    Domestic Abuse Guide

    Domestic Abuse Guide
    Domestic Violence and Addiction is a guide availbable free online from DrugRehab.com.     Be sure and check out this reference providing information and support to people fighting domestic abuse, mental illness and addiction.
Rank this Week: 3703

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Indiana Hit-and-Run Crash Victims Deserve Compensation

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

    Jury Awards $5.4M to Brain-Damaged Bicyclist

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

    Jurors Award $6.1 Million in Fatal Indiana Crash

    Jurors Award $6.1 Million in Fatal Indiana Crash
    Jurors in central Indiana have awarded more than $6 million in connection with injuries suffered in a fatal crash eight years ago.  The Marion-Chronicle Tribune reported jurors awarded the two men damages – approximately $3 million…
Rank this Week: 1523