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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/
  • Sep 30

    New Laws About Child Vaccination

    New Laws About Child Vaccination
    Vaccination proponents and those who are against mandatory vaccinations (often called “anti-vaxxers”) have been all over the news.  Celebrities and politicians have come out on both sides of the issue, making the debate very…
  • Sep 28

    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to Divorce!

    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to Divorce!
    If you haven’t heard the news by now, I can only assume that you have been living under a rock or buried in a media-less hole for some time now. And yes, by “the news”, I mean the news of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s…
  • Sep 26

    How do the physician-patient and psychotherapist-patient privileges work in Family Law proceedings?

    How do the physician-patient and psychotherapist-patient privileges work in Family Law proceedings?
    The rules of evidence can be challenging. Understanding it is a skill that must be honed and refined, which is what we try to do at the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford. In this blog, we will discuss two of the most important evidentiary…
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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
  • Sep 30

    You Can Negotiate Who Takes on Risk

    You Can Negotiate Who Takes on Risk
    Parties negotiating a business transaction don’t have to accept the risks or duties imposed by law on the proposed arrangement. For example, just because a property owner is generally liable for damage caused by hazardous materials on…
  • Sep 28

    7 Grounds for Objecting During Voir Dire

    7 Grounds for Objecting During Voir Dire
    Once the jury panel has been sworn, prospective jurors are selected at random, seated in the jury box, and questioned. Counsel may conduct a “liberal and probing examination” that’s calculated to discover juror bias or…
  • Sep 26

    Cohabitating Couples Need Clear Agreement

    Cohabitating Couples Need Clear Agreement
    Millennials appear to be less likely to marry and more likely to live together. As the Huffington Post explains, “[c]ouples are now more apt to consider cohabitation as their next stage in their relationships before they begin to…
Rank this Week: 2154

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/
  • Sep 30

    How to modify custody in Texas?

    How to modify custody in Texas?
    This post is another in my Super Simple FAQs series…. How to modify custody in Texas? Custody — or conservatorship — regarding a child in Texas can always by modified until the child turns 18. Once a court order has…
  • Sep 28

    How to get custody in Texas?

    How to get custody in Texas?
    This post is another in my Super Simple FAQs in Texas divorce laws. How to get custody in Texas? Custody in Texas is a loose term — the legal term is conservatorship. Conservatorship in Texas refers to the legal and physical…
  • Sep 26

    What is conservatorship in Texas?

    What is conservatorship in Texas?
    This is another post in the Super Simple FAQ series… What is conservatorship in Texas? Conservatorship is the term used in Texas and most other states to address the legal and physical aspects of sharing children when the parties are…
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Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, child custody, and child support in Florida. By Wolf, Atter & Wolf, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Divorcing the Adulterating Spouse- Emotions and Tact when mentioning infidelity to the Court.

    Divorcing the Adulterating Spouse- Emotions and Tact when mentioning infidelity to the Court.
    Divorce is often time filled with emotional turmoil.  Spouses are splitting up the property, the conversations can be heated, and at times children are thrown in the midst of this evolving chaotic environment. As an attorney I hear a…
  • Sep 23

    Which Spouse Remains in the Home During the Pendency of a Florida Divorce?

    Which Spouse Remains in the Home During the Pendency of a Florida Divorce?
    “I can’t take this anymore, we must get a divorce!” “Well, I’m not leaving.” This dialogue, to the extent there is any dialogue at all, is common prior to and during a Florida divorce case otherwise known…
  • Nov 16

    Birth Mothers and Adoption in Florida

    Birth Mothers and Adoption in Florida
    Adoption laws in Florida sometimes change due to cases that make their way through the court system. Adoptions are often a pleasant legal experience when everyone cooperates from the beginning, but that is not always the case. What results…
Rank this Week: 846

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Sep 30

    Local father desperate after son is reportedly taken to Russia

    Local father desperate after son is reportedly taken to Russia
    From ABC News 10: QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A Queensbury man is raising awareness to a growing global issue of International Child Abduction. It happens when a child is wrongfully taken and held in another country by a parent.…
  • Sep 29

    Family courts face 'imminent crisis' over huge rise in care application

    Family courts face 'imminent crisis' over huge rise in care application
    From The Guardian: The family court service in England and Wales is facing a “clear and imminent crisis” because of a sustained increase in the number of child care cases, its most senior judge has said. In an emergency statement...
  • Sep 28

    ‘Contraception deserts’ are what you get when you cut off this little-known federal program

    ‘Contraception deserts’ are what you get when you cut off this little-known federal program
    From The Washington Post: The Zika virus has arrived in the United States, threatening reproductive-age American women with the prospect of compromised pregnancies — and returning the country to its decades-long debate over reproductive…
Rank this Week: 140

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
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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/
  • Sep 30

    Understanding Termination of Alimony in California

    Understanding Termination of Alimony in California
    Termination of alimony for the spouse paying it means financial freedom. But requests for termination of alimony have to be pleaded in California Family Courts and are only granted after going through evidence and persuasive arguments.…
  • Sep 29

    Temporary Spousal Support in California

    Temporary Spousal Support in California
    The issue of spousal support can result in bitter contests in a divorce. The spouse having a higher income would not want to pay it and the spouse with a lower income or no income will insist on receiving it. In California Family Code,…
  • Sep 28

    Challenges in Determining Spousal Support

    Challenges in Determining Spousal Support
    The California Family Court uses computer software programs when determining temporary alimony. But when a final decision on the alimony is to be reached, it cannot use these programs any longer. The court then follows California Family Code…
Rank this Week: 4297

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
  • Sep 30

    How to Combat Parental Kidnapping

    How to Combat Parental Kidnapping
    For many separated parents, custody and parenting time are emotionally charged issues. When it comes to spending time with your child, any indiscretion on the other parent’s part can sometimes result in drastic measures being taken.…
  • Sep 29

    Protecting Your Child During Divorce Proceeding

    Protecting Your Child During Divorce Proceeding
    Divorce can tear families apart. Contested divorces, in particular, can be emotionally devastating for both parents and children. Children can struggle with seeing their parents fight in court, but there are measures you can take to protect…
  • Sep 28

    Can I Get Temporary Support Orders During a Divorce?

    Can I Get Temporary Support Orders During a Divorce?
    Divorce creates new expenses, such as the costs of one spouse moving out and your legal fees. Fortunately, you may be able to get temporary financial support orders while your divorce is pending.
Rank this Week: 4435

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Sep 29

    Serious stuff...

    Serious stuff...
    In my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog I tried to address some pretty serious issues, including the following:A conflict of interest and the effect on professionals of dealing with child abuse -…
  • Sep 28

    What You Need To Know About Child Maintenance

    What You Need To Know About Child Maintenance
    The number of children benefiting from Child Maintenance has decreased by 17% according to the DWP’s Child Support Quarterly Summary. This is the lowest since March 2012. The recent Child Support Agency (CSA) case closures have had a…
  • Sep 25

    News Essentials: 26th September 2016

    News Essentials: 26th September 2016
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSFamily Drug and Alcohol Court’s ‘humane’ approach keeps more families togetherNew research has found that mothers reunited with their children…
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Divorce & Family Law Blog

Divorce & Family Law Blog

Offers advice for people dealing with divorce, legal separation and child custody issues. By Patrick Markey, P.C.

http://www.markeylaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 29

    New Illinois Child Support Law Starting 7/1/17

    New Illinois Child Support Law Starting 7/1/17
    Beginning next July 2017, Illinois family law courts will now calculate child support based upon the parent's combined income and based on the parenting time allocated. The calculations for child support will come from the state sometime…
  • Oct 26

    New and Improved Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act to take effect January 1, 2016

    New and Improved Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act to take effect January 1, 2016
    Governor Rauner signed SB 57 this year which was a major overhaul of Illinois Divorce Law. The current divorce statute (called the IMDMA) was enacted in 1977. Much has changed in society and family dynamics since then. This legislation was…
  • Mar 7

    New Maintence Statute in Illinoi

    New Maintence Statute in Illinoi
    As of January 1, 2015, Illinois has a completely new statute dealing with maintenance (formerly known as alimony and sometimes called spousal support). Never before have we had a statutory formula for how to calculate maintenance. The…
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Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Sep 29

    “The kids are the project and their well-being is the goal”: Helping children of divorce

    “The kids are the project and their well-being is the goal”: Helping children of divorce
    CNN spotlights how to help children adjust to their parents’ divorce without unnecessary anxiety, depression and other emotional distress. Kelly Wallace writes (excerpt): “No. 1 would be teamwork, teamwork, teamwork,” said…
  • Sep 5

    Control, connection and meaning: 3 steps toward loving your job

    Control, connection and meaning: 3 steps toward loving your job
    CNN has advice for the majority of Americans: fall in love with your job even when you don’t like it. The secret is in reframing to find “control over our lives, positive daily connections, and joy and meaning in how…
  • Sep 1

    Professional Rating and Review of David Sarnacki, 2016 Family Law Super Lawyer

    Professional Rating and Review of David Sarnacki, 2016 Family Law Super Lawyer
    Super Lawyers selected David C. Sarnacki of The Sarnacki Law Firm as a 2016 Michigan Super Lawyer, a distinction limited to only 5% of Michigan attorneys. This honor is reserved for those “who exhibit excellence in practice.”
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Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Sep 29

    How Does Withholding Evidence Affect A Post Conviction Petition?

    How Does Withholding Evidence Affect A Post Conviction Petition?
    Withholding Evidence Must Prejudice A Defendant in Order to Obtain Post Conviction Relief In Gordon v. State, 2016 UT App 191, the Utah Court of Appeals addressed the issue of how a prosecutor’s withholding evidence can affect a…
  • Sep 19

    The Nevares Case and the UCCJEA

    The Nevares Case and the UCCJEA
    Nevares v. Adoptive Couple, 2016 UT 39 The Utah Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) creates a uniform and predictable method for determining which state has jurisdiction to make child custody decisions. Bobby…
  • Aug 17

    Excluding 404(b) Evidence for Unfair Prejudice

    Excluding 404(b) Evidence for Unfair Prejudice
    The Court Can Exclude Relevant Evidence if it Causes Unfair Prejudice The court of appeals recently addressed rule 404(b) and the “unfair prejudice” standard for excluding relevant evidence in State v. Rackham. In…
Rank this Week: 4671

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

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

    General Assembly Reduces No Fault Separation to 1 Year

    General Assembly Reduces No Fault Separation to 1 Year
    On September 26, the Pennsylvania Senate returned to session and adopted amendments to the Pennsylvania Divorce Code that reduced the period by which a party can secure a no-fault divorce on the basis of irretrievable breakdown from two years…
  • Sep 28

    BUSINESS VALUATION 101: The Management Interview

    BUSINESS VALUATION 101: The Management Interview
    I recently attended a firm sponsored seminar on business valuation where one of the presenters was Sandra Klevan, a seasoned expert in the field who is affiliated with Financial Research in Bala Cynwyd, PA. One of the subjects Sandy touched…
  • Sep 14

    Parents vs. Grandma & Grandpa: Revenge of The Parent

    Parents vs. Grandma & Grandpa: Revenge of The Parent
    On September 9, 2016 the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that portions of the current child custody law were an unconstitutional interference with the fundamental right of parents to raise their children in accordance with their own…
Rank this Week: 1257

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Sep 29

    What A Prenuptial Agreement Can And Cannot Cover

    What A Prenuptial Agreement Can And Cannot Cover
    A lot of couples mistakenly buy into the myth that by agreeing to a prenuptial agreement they are setting themselves up for divorce. It’s as if even the acknowledgement that divorce exists predestines their marriage for failure. This…
  • Sep 28

    DadsDivorce Live: Reclaiming Your Finances After Divorce

    DadsDivorce Live: Reclaiming Your Finances After Divorce
    A divorce can be one of the most expensive decisions you ever make. If you fail to manage your finances responsibly, it can take you years to recover. Guys encounter a number of financial challenges as they go through the divorce process and…
  • Sep 27

    5 Tips To Reclaim Your Financial Future After Divorce

    5 Tips To Reclaim Your Financial Future After Divorce
    A divorce is one of the most expensive and important decisions a person will ever make with financial ramifications that could affect your life for decades.   As soon as you realize divorce is inevitable, it’s time to start…
Rank this Week: 168

Law Matters Blog

Law Matters Blog

Covers Vermont family law and estate planning. By the Law Offices of Bucknam Black Brazil PC.

http://vtlegalhelp.com/our-blog/
  • Sep 29

    Reading Too Much Into Thing

    Reading Too Much Into Thing
    Note: This post was originally published through SCOV Law. Town of Milton Board of Health v. Brisson, 2016 VT 56 Whenever I see a case involving a Board of Health, my mind jumps straight to those homes in Hoarders that get condemned. Have you…
  • Apr 27

    What’s In a Name?

    What’s In a Name?
    Note: Attorney Davis original wrote this post in her capacities as a contributor to SCOV Law. In this case, Defendant Albert Bingham appeals from the trial court’s declaratory judgment. Before the SCOV even rules on it, Bingham files a…
  • Feb 16

    Taxation Vexation

    Taxation Vexation
    Attorney Davis originally wrote this post as a Contributor for SCOVLaw How do you tax a parcel of land that lies in more than one town? I like to think I might be able to come up with a way that involves less litigation and more common sense,…
Rank this Week: 3392

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 29

    What Happens Now? – Same Sex Marriage & Divorce

    What Happens Now? – Same Sex Marriage & Divorce
    It is easy enough for congress to pass laws. More difficult, but still relatively easy is the process by which the courts interpret those laws. The process of interpretation is the way we have arrived in the current state of affairs for gay…
  • Sep 9

    Are Doctors Doomed to Divorce?

    Are Doctors Doomed to Divorce?
    Ask anyone about the divorce rate for doctors, and you are likely to hear that doctors do, in fact, get divorced far more often than other professionals—and far more often than the general population. If you happen to be speaking about…
  • Aug 15

    Women Initiate Divorces More than Men Studies Say

    Women Initiate Divorces More than Men Studies Say
    An oft-used joke among comedians goes something like this: “Do you know why more women file for divorce than men? Because women know murder is illegal.” While not all that funny, in fact women do initiate divorces more often than…
Rank this Week: 4643

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/
  • Sep 29

    Life As A Marathon

    Life As A Marathon
    Language English Life As A MarathonThu, 09/29/2016 - 17:02 It seems like everyone has the same thing in common: we all have no time to relax. Many people start their days with as much haste as someone starting a race. Divorce Coach Karen…
  • Sep 27

    Divorce Experiences: Then and Now

    Divorce Experiences: Then and Now
    Language English Divorce Experiences: Then and NowTue, 09/27/2016 - 16:26 For many adults going through a divorce, this one is not their first. Divorce has been a very common occurrence in marriages across the United States for decades,…
  • Sep 22

    Three Things to Remember When Sharing Kids After Divorce

    Three Things to Remember When Sharing Kids After Divorce
    Language English Three Things to Remember When Sharing Kids After DivorceThu, 09/22/2016 - 16:21 Ending a relationship can often feel like a never ending process of dividing things and closing doors to parts of your life that were once…
Rank this Week: 3782

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

http://www.alabamacriminalandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws — Criminal Trespass and Burglary

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws — Criminal Trespass and Burglary
    The crimes of trespass and burglary may seem similar, but there are several differences between the two crimes and between the different degrees within the crimes.
  • Sep 20

    Alabama Laws — Domestic Violence

    Alabama Laws — Domestic Violence
    Domestic violence happens when the defendant and the victim have a special relationship and the defendant commits particular crimes against the victim.
  • Sep 15

    Andrew Skier again quoted in the Montgomery Advertiser

    Andrew Skier again quoted in the Montgomery Advertiser
    I received a call a couple of days ago from a reporter with the Montgomery Advertiser, and spoke with him briefly about a case that I am handling and he is continuing to cover. Here is a link to the article that he wrote about the matter:…
Rank this Week: 4623

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

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

    Ok, Greensboro, I have some hard news to break . . . “Brangelina” is no more.

    Ok, Greensboro, I have some hard news to break . . . “Brangelina” is no more.
    Diana Westrick, Legal Assistant, Woodruff Family Law Group If you have happened upon your browser’s home screen, Facebook, Twitter, or any news outlet, you have already been bombarded with the news that Angelina Jolie has filed for…
  • Sep 28

    Ok, Greensboro, I have some hard news to break . . . “Brangelina” is no more.

    Ok, Greensboro, I have some hard news to break . . . “Brangelina” is no more.
    Diana Westrick, Legal Assistant, Woodruff Family Law Group If you have happened upon your browser’s home screen, Facebook, Twitter, or any news outlet, you have already been bombarded with the news that Angelina Jolie has filed for…
  • Sep 23

    Temporary or Permanent Orders in North Carolina Child Custody Cases – King v. King

    Temporary or Permanent Orders in North Carolina Child Custody Cases – King v. King
    In any divorce, custody cases can be extremely complicated. While we want to believe that most parents can amicably work out an agreement that is best for the children, the reality is that there are often long and drawn-out custody battles…
Rank this Week: 4569

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/
  • Sep 28

    When it comes to prenups, let ‘Brangelina’ be an example

    When it comes to prenups, let ‘Brangelina’ be an example
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “Can I get the judge to order my spouse to pay my attorney’s fees in a property division case?” Though initial reports indicated that Brad Pitt and…
  • Sep 22

    Woman Receives $350,000 in Settlement From Ex-Husband’s Mistre

    Woman Receives $350,000 in Settlement From Ex-Husband’s Mistre
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “Can I sue someone for breaking up my marriage?” Heidi Ovando was no doubt unlucky in many respects. Continue reading →
  • Sep 20

    The Implications of the Brangelina Split

    The Implications of the Brangelina Split
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What does a “No-Fault’ divorce mean in NC?” Over the weekend, news broke that “Brangelina”, the portmanteau for Brad Pitt and…
Rank this Week: 2391

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

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

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    Significant change to Pennsylvania Divorce Law

    Significant change to Pennsylvania Divorce Law
    The Pennsylvania Senate recently voted to amend the Pennsylvania Divorce Code to shorten the time for a separation under section 3301D of the Divorce code from two years to one year.  Once Governor Wolf signs the bill into law, it will…
  • Aug 10

    What is Discovery?

    What is Discovery?
            Discovery is a process used in litigation where each side turns over all relevant evidence to the other party.  In divorce cases, the evidence includes documents that relate to the assets, debts and…
  • Aug 3

    Protect Your Online Safety and Security

    Protect Your Online Safety and Security
            If you are involved in domestic relations litigation, it is a good idea to establish a private email address with a new password that the other party would not be able to guess. There have been many cases when…
Rank this Week: 1587

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey divorce and family law. By The Law Offices of Edward R. Weinstein.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 28

    May FaceTime or Skype Be Court Ordered As Part Of My Parenting Time Or Visitation?

    May FaceTime or Skype Be Court Ordered As Part Of My Parenting Time Or Visitation?
    Yes. Over the past 20 years as a child custody attorney I have observed New Jersey law transform in alignment with modern technology. When I first became a lawyer in the 1990s, when two parents had a significant distance between them, the…
  • Aug 31

    Remember: Sometimes You Only Get One Bite At The Apple!

    Remember: Sometimes You Only Get One Bite At The Apple!
    When it comes to the division of your assets in a divorce, that is. Under New Jersey law certain orders relating to alimony, child support, child custody, and parenting time may be modified upon a showing of changed circumstances. Therefore,…
  • Aug 31

    Remember: Sometimes You Only Get One Bite At The Apple!

    Remember: Sometimes You Only Get One Bite At The Apple!
    When it comes to the division of your assets in a divorce, that is. Under New Jersey law certain orders relating to alimony, child support, child custody, and parenting time may be modified upon a showing of changed circumstances. Therefore,…
Rank this Week: 3622

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/
  • Sep 28

    Court’s Refusal to Hear Florida Man’s Defense Evidence in Stalking Case Triggers Reversal of Injunction

    Court’s Refusal to Hear Florida Man’s Defense Evidence in Stalking Case Triggers Reversal of Injunction
    An alleged stalking case from the Tampa Bay area serves as a reminder of the appropriate legal and procedural hurdles that must be cleared before an injunction against stalking can be issued. In this case, the Second District Court of Appeal…
  • Sep 21

    The Effects of Adultery on Your Florida Divorce Case

    The Effects of Adultery on Your Florida Divorce Case
    In Florida, the laws regarding divorce have followed a “no-fault” system since 1971. Today, there are only two bases for obtaining a divorce:  that the marriage has irretrievably broken down, or that one spouse has been…
  • Sep 14

    Dividing Up Awards of Alimony and Child Support in Your Florida Divorce

    Dividing Up Awards of Alimony and Child Support in Your Florida Divorce
    When your spouse or you decides to file for divorce, the issues may seem straightforward, regardless of whether or not they are contested. You may have to resolve matters surrounding child custody and timesharing, child support, alimony, and…
Rank this Week: 1423

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • Sep 28

    Your Legal Advocate

    Your Legal Advocate
    Michael There are many reasons to find the best divorce lawyers in Houston. If you have children and are looking out for their best interest, hire a great lawyer to be your advocate. Some couples accrue an enormous number of assets that must…
  • Sep 26

    Hiring Bankruptcy Lawyers for Your Case

    Hiring Bankruptcy Lawyers for Your Case
    Michael Those who are looking for bankruptcy lawyers in Houston, TX are likely in financial crisis. This is a stressful situation for any one person or family. It is also a process that requires a lot of forethought, planning, and thinking.…
  • Sep 15

    Prenuptial Agreement Basics You Should Know

    Prenuptial Agreement Basics You Should Know
    Michael Three Different states have different laws when it comes to divorce rules and procedures, and Texas’s laws can be more confusing than many, and just as capricious. While they are not for everyone, prenuptial agreements can make…
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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/
  • Sep 27

    New York Court Rules that Parental Eavesdropping on Kids is Legal

    New York Court Rules that Parental Eavesdropping on Kids is Legal
    People v. Badalamenti NY Slip Op 02556 The highest court in New York has held that parents can legally eavesdrop on their children if they believe that it is in their best interests. This ruling by the New York State Supreme Court established…
  • Sep 23

    Appellate Court Holds that Substantive Evidence Required to Prove Neglect Allegation

    Appellate Court Holds that Substantive Evidence Required to Prove Neglect Allegation
    In Re: T.G. a Minor Allegedly Neglected by P.G. – No. NN-20507/15 This matter came to the court on inquest after the respondent failed to appear on three different occasions. The petition alleges that the respondent neglected her child…
  • Aug 15

    Defendant is Charged with Endangered with the Welfare of a Child

    Defendant is Charged with Endangered with the Welfare of a Child
    The Defendant is charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, in violation of Penal Law § 260.10(1), and two counts of Public Lewdness, in violation of Penal Law § 245. It is alleged, in sum and substance, that on March 15,…
Rank this Week: 1455

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
  • Sep 27

    On Behalf of Maryland Resident, Firm Assails Private Prison Transport Company for Inhumane Action

    On Behalf of Maryland Resident, Firm Assails Private Prison Transport Company for Inhumane Action
      A complaint that our firm has just filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland tells a powerful and appalling story of the abuse of an American citizen, convicted of no crime, at the hands of employees of PTS of…
  • Aug 18

    What Is Medical Negligence and What Can You Do If You Are a Victim?

    What Is Medical Negligence and What Can You Do If You Are a Victim?
    I am Andrew E. Greenwald, and I am a partner at Joseph Greenwald & Laake, and am a former chair of the American Association for Justice Birth Trauma Litigation Group, have given over 100 lectures to trial lawyer and other groups and have…
  • Aug 18

    Is Entrepreneurship Making a Comeback?

    Is Entrepreneurship Making a Comeback?
    Significant economic indicators continue to support the proposition that new business startup activity is on the rise.  On August 4, 2016, the Kauffman Foundation released the 2016 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity, its highly respected…
Rank this Week: 4262

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

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

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Sep 27

    One Mighty Big Divorce

    One Mighty Big Divorce
    Mr. Zhou Yahui and his wife Ms. Li Qiong live in China. As a couple, they were ranked 11th in a global list of self-made billionaires under the age of 40.  Mr. Zhou is the chairman of online gaming firm Beijing Kunlun Tech. Most notably…
  • Sep 8

    6 Steps Toward Friendship With Your Ex After Divorce

    6 Steps Toward Friendship With Your Ex After Divorce
    The heartbreak of a breakup, separation or divorce can shatter your world with such intensity that it feels as if you’re the only who has ever experienced such unbearable pain. If children are involved, not only did your heart break,…
  • Aug 23

    New Law on Date of Separation

    New Law on Date of Separation
    In the Summer of 2015 the California Supreme Court released its opinion in the Marriage of Davis case. In that case the Court took the traditional test for date of separation, i.e., state of mind that the marriage was irretrievably broken…
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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/
  • Sep 27

    Beware of Legal Forms Obtained Online

    Beware of Legal Forms Obtained Online
    The Internet is an amazing tool where you can find information on almost anything. Last week, I, Matt Landis, learned how to fix a running toilet by googling it. I searched for “how to fix a running toilet” then watched a YouTube…
  • Sep 26

    Coworking Provides a Valuable Alternative to Commercial Office Space, Working From Home

    Coworking Provides a Valuable Alternative to Commercial Office Space, Working From Home
    You’ve started a business and are exploring options for renting office space. Maybe you’ve even reviewed a few commercial leases, but are hesitant to pull the trigger on a long term lease. Perhaps you work from home and have a…
  • Sep 21

    Social Media Evidence in Court: Part I – How Do You Capture it?

    Social Media Evidence in Court: Part I – How Do You Capture it?
    I recently had an opportunity to speak to the Lancaster Area Paralegal Association at its Second Annual Civil Conference regarding practical tips for using of social media evidence in court. One of the issues I was asked to address was the…
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Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 27

    When a Child is Removed Due to Abuse or Neglect

    When a Child is Removed Due to Abuse or Neglect
    In California, if the state learns that a child is being neglected or abused, the child can be removed from the parent’s home. When a child is taken away from their parents because of neglect and/or abuse, it is referred to as…
  • Sep 19

    What Can Change in a Family Law Case?

    What Can Change in a Family Law Case?
    When people first file a family law case, such as a paternity action, a legal separation, or a divorce, it can be quite overwhelming and understandably so. For some parties, the court process can be intimidating, but please know that…
  • Sep 12

    FAQs About Child Custody

    FAQs About Child Custody
    When parents decide that it’s time to end their marriage, one of their greatest concerns is child custody, especially when they predict child custody to be a point of contention with their spouse. If you are contemplating divorce…
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Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Sep 27

    Book Review : ‘Court of Protection Made Clear – A User’s Guide’

    Book Review : ‘Court of Protection Made Clear – A User’s Guide’
    This review is a guest post written by  Sarah Phillimore, barrister at St John’s Chambers (@svphillimore), Bristol. ‘Court of Protection Made Clear – A User’s Guide’ Consulting Editor: The…
  • Sep 24

    Judges – could you take part in this survey?

    Judges – could you take part in this survey?
    Julie Doughty at Cardiff University has been funded by the Nuffield Foundation to do research on responses to the January 2014 practice guidance on sending judgments to Bailii. She has asked me to gently remind any family court judges who may…
  • Sep 19

    Really serious and imminent

    Really serious and imminent
    Newsflash : We’re all flat out and it ain’t getting any better. I hadn’t noticed. The President however, has time for the production of two views in the space of a month. And in this one are some shocking figures. He is…
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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/
Rank this Week: 2547

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips…

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips for You

Covers Rhode Island divorce and family law. By Chris Pearsall.

http://www.rhodeislanddivorcetips.com/
Rank this Week: 620

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Best Workplaces for Adoptive Parents List Released

    Best Workplaces for Adoptive Parents List Released
    The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption recently released its annual “100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces” list. The Foundation has compiled a yearly list of workplaces that offer the best policies for employees growing…
  • Aug 23

    An Update on Gestational Surrogacy Trends in the United State

    An Update on Gestational Surrogacy Trends in the United State
    As gestational surrogacy continues to increase in the United States, so do opportunities to observe its trends and outcomes. Many states presently permit gestational surrogacy, although the laws vary by state and are rapidly evolving.…
  • Aug 12

    ASRM Ethics Committee Opinion on Embryo Donation Terminology

    ASRM Ethics Committee Opinion on Embryo Donation Terminology
    The American Society of Reproductive Medicine (“ASRM”) recently issued an Ethics Committee opinion regarding the appropriate terminology for the donation of embryos. The opinion is consistent with the modern sentiment that…
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Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Covers family and injury law, estate planning and medical malpractice. By Martin Heller Potempa & Sheppard, PLLC.

http://www.tennesseeattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4351

New Jersey Divorce and Family…

New Jersey Divorce and Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4247

Tennessee Collaborative Divorce…

Tennessee Collaborative Divorce Blog

Covers family law. By Papa & Roberts, PLLC.

http://www.tennesseecollaborativedivorceblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Summary of two of the main divorce process options in Nashville

    Summary of two of the main divorce process options in Nashville
    As has been discussed many times on this blog, my bias is that in Nashville, and probably in Tennessee in general, we have flipped the exception and the rule in terms of divorce process options.  Currently, the default process is…
  • Aug 26

    Co-Mediation: A New Kid on the Nashville Divorce Block

    Co-Mediation: A New Kid on the Nashville Divorce Block
    Co-Mediation is a variation on the typical Mediation process.  In a garden variety divorce mediation in Tennessee, one neutral mediator, typically a lawyer, works with a divorcing couple (and their attorneys if they have them) to try and…
  • May 16

    Pitfalls for Collaborative Divorce Attorney

    Pitfalls for Collaborative Divorce Attorney
    Previous posts have looked at the ways Mental Health Coaches struggle in Collaborative Divorce cases as well as the ways in which Financial Neutrals can unintentionally get in the way of solid divorce settlement agreements.  This…
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Colorado Springs Divorce Attorney…

Colorado Springs Divorce Attorney Blog

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

http://www.coloradospringsdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Head Injuries and Military Divorce: What You Need to Know

    Head Injuries and Military Divorce: What You Need to Know
    By Staff Attorney The Gasper Law Group, PLLC TBIs make for challenges in a divorce. Continue reading →
  • Sep 20

    Colorado Divorce Litigation 101: A Glossary of Key Terms and Idea

    Colorado Divorce Litigation 101: A Glossary of Key Terms and Idea
    By Staff Attorney The Gasper Law Group, PLLC When you litigate a divorce in Colorado, you file your lawsuit in family court. Let’s explore and define some of the most commonly used legal jargon related to civil litigation. Below, we…
  • Aug 25

    Colorado Divorce Mediation 101: A Glossary of Key Terms and Idea

    Colorado Divorce Mediation 101: A Glossary of Key Terms and Idea
    By Staff Attorney The Gasper Law Group, PLLC What exactly is involved in a standard divorce mediation? If you’re totally new to the process, and you’re having trouble navigating through some of the legal jargon, refer to the…
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Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.texasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    How to Prepare Financial Statements for Divorce

    How to Prepare Financial Statements for Divorce
    Getting a divorce can be a stressful and unsettling experience, but there are ways you can take control of the situation. Determining the accurate figures of your family finances can be a complicated undertaking, but it is important to have…
  • Sep 25

    Steps to Take to Get Through a Gray Divorce

    Steps to Take to Get Through a Gray Divorce
    In the recent decades, a growing number of adults ages 50 and older have gone through divorce. According to a study by researchers from the Bowling Green State University, the number of divorce cases between older adults has doubled between…
  • Aug 29

    New Tax Break for Unmarried Couples Makes for Another Reason Not to Get Married

    New Tax Break for Unmarried Couples Makes for Another Reason Not to Get Married
    If you are looking for reasons not to get married, then here’s one from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Thanks to a recent evaluation of an existing ruling, unmarried couples can now effectively deduct twice as much of their…
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New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.net/
  • Sep 26

    NJ Child Support: Retroactive Modification of Child Support Based on Emancipation

    NJ Child Support: Retroactive Modification of Child Support Based on Emancipation
    In March of 2016 the New Jersey case of Harrington v. Harrington was decided. The case deals with the retroactive modification of child support when a child is emancipated. In Harrington, the plaintiff and defendant had three unemancipated…
  • Sep 18

    NJ Alimony Law: When to File a Motion to Modify Alimony Based on Retirement

    NJ Alimony Law: When to File a Motion to Modify Alimony Based on Retirement
    In 2014 the New Jersey legislature amended the statutes that relate to alimony. Prior to the amendments, a person paying alimony had to actually retire before he or she could ask the court to modify the alimony. That made it difficult for the…
  • Sep 18

    NJ Alimony Law: When to File a Motion to Modify Alimony Based on Retirement

    NJ Alimony Law: When to File a Motion to Modify Alimony Based on Retirement
    In 2014 the New Jersey legislature amended the statutes that relate to alimony. Prior to the amendments, a person paying alimony had to actually retire before he or she could ask the court to modify the alimony. That made it difficult for the…
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Farzad Family Law Blawg

Farzad Family Law Blawg

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

http://www.farzadlaw.com/family-law-articles/
  • Sep 25

    How to Go About Getting A Divorce the Right Way, From Start to Finish

    How to Go About Getting A Divorce the Right Way, From Start to Finish
    How to go about getting a divorce from start to finish, the right way, may feel overwhelming. Perhaps the divorce process feels too complex. It doesn’t have to be. It takes smart choices and reasonable expectations to get through it…
  • Jun 2

    Ex Parte Divorce and Child Custody Procedure and Hearing

    Ex Parte Divorce and Child Custody Procedure and Hearing
    Ex parte divorce proceedings are common in California family law cases. Unfortunately, they are too common and too many ex parte divorce or child custody applications are heard every day. In this article, we will discuss Orange County Family…
  • May 30

    Divorcing an Alcoholic with Smart Tips for Husbands and Wive

    Divorcing an Alcoholic with Smart Tips for Husbands and Wive
    What is it like to divorce an alcoholic? What can a spouse expect when divorcing an alcoholic? If you asked 10 different spouses who have gone through this experience, you may get 10 different answers. That is because we believe the number…
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Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

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

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
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Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Sep 25

    Domestic Partner of Biological Father May Seek Custody

    Domestic Partner of Biological Father May Seek Custody
    On August 30th, the state’s highest court overruled its prior holdings and expanded the definition of parent to grant a standing to seek custody to a domestic partner who agreed with the biological parent to the conception of a child…
  • Sep 25

    Domestic Partner of Biological Father May Seek Custody

    Domestic Partner of Biological Father May Seek Custody
    On August 30th, the state’s highest court overruled its prior holdings and expanded the definition of parent to grant a standing to seek custody to a domestic partner who agreed with the biological parent to the conception of a child…
  • Sep 18

    Redressing the Failure to Maintain Life Insurance Required by Divorce Judgment

    Redressing the Failure to Maintain Life Insurance Required by Divorce Judgment
    What happens when a deceased father failed to maintain life insurance for the benefit of his ex-wife and the children of the marriage entitled to receive support? Is there a claim, against whom, and for how much? Those were the questions…
Rank this Week: 1800

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Sep 25

    Divorce and Finances: How Divorce Can Affect Your Money

    Divorce and Finances: How Divorce Can Affect Your Money
    The divorce process can trudge up a myriad of emotions and bring a lot of unresolved conflict to the surface, especially when you are getting down to the wire. The closer you get to the finish line, the more stressful the situation tends to…
  • Sep 19

    The Road to Divorce: Relationship Red Flags That Can Lead to Separation

    The Road to Divorce: Relationship Red Flags That Can Lead to Separation
    No one likes to think about the possibility of an impending divorce, especially after spending months or years investing time and energy into a relationship. It is not uncommon for one spouse to feel blindsided by the news that their partner…
  • Sep 12

    Division of Asset Obstacles and How to Overcome Them

    Division of Asset Obstacles and How to Overcome Them
    Regardless of how much or how little you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse own, the division of assets in the divorce process can significantly impact your financial standing after your marriage is over. Whether you need to look out for your…
Rank this Week: 4725

Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

By David Wolkowitz.

http://uncontesteddivorceinillinois.com/
  • Sep 25

    FAQ: Parenting Class for Divorce in Illinoi

    FAQ: Parenting Class for Divorce in Illinoi
    If you have kids and want to get divorced in Illinois, then you will need to take a parenting class. This is true even in an uncontested divorce in Illinois. Even though an uncontested divorce in Illinois is the fastest and most affordable…
  • Sep 10

    FAQ: Lake County Uncontested Divorce

    FAQ: Lake County Uncontested Divorce
    If you have questions about an uncontested divorce in Lake County, Illinois, this FAQ may be useful to you. An uncontested divorce in Lake County is a divorce in which both spouses agree on all relevant issues at the beginning of the case,…
  • Sep 3

    Want a Cheap Divorce? Consider Tough Issues.

    Want a Cheap Divorce? Consider Tough Issues.
    Do you want a cheap divorce in Illinois? Probably. You might know that an uncontested divorce is the most affordable and quickest way to get divorce in Illinois. In fact, as an Illinois divorce lawyer, I handle many uncontested divorces for a…
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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/
  • Sep 24

    Proof of Child Support Payments and Cash Payments In New York

    Proof of Child Support Payments and Cash Payments In New York
    The New York Family Court processes petitions for child support, establishes new child support orders, and determines whether a modification should be made to an existing child support order.  It is possible to also utilize the…
  • Sep 19

    Validity of a Universal Life Church Marriage and Prenuptial Agreement

    Validity of a Universal Life Church Marriage and Prenuptial Agreement
    In New York, an antenuptial agreement that goes into effect once the parties are married may be valid even if the minister that solemnized the marriage received his authority from an unconventional religion. In Oswald v. Oswald, the…
  • Sep 10

    The Primary Caretaker Standard in New York Child Custody Law

    The Primary Caretaker Standard in New York Child Custody Law
    Child Custody disputes and Divorces are complicated at the best of times.  Often, legally breaking down a relationship becomes more difficult when children are involved. When a mother and father choose to separate or divorce, they not…
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