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Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Covers Massachusetts family and divorce law. By Nancy R. Van Tine.

http://www.massachusettsdivorcelawmonitor.com/
  • Apr 29

    Use Your Pretrial Conference to Help Avoid Going to Trial

    Use Your Pretrial Conference to Help Avoid Going to Trial
    Hi there, There are many stops on the road before a divorce trial takes place. If you and your soon-to-be-ex-spouse still have disputes after your four way meeting, your next shot at settling the case is through a pretrial conference. At the…
  • Apr 15

    It’s Not Too Late to Act!

    It’s Not Too Late to Act!
    Hi there, Earlier in 2016 our Private Client group happily welcomed Ann “Hether” Hetherwick Cahill as an associate. Hether’s practice focuses on probate and family court litigation, including will contests, removal claims,…
  • Apr 7

    Massachusetts High Court to Determine Whether a Spouse’s Trust Interest Can Be Reached in Divorce

    Massachusetts High Court to Determine Whether a Spouse’s Trust Interest Can Be Reached in Divorce
    On April 5, 2016, the collective eyes of Massachusetts divorce attorneys and estate planners were fixed on the Supreme Judicial Court, where the highly-anticipated oral arguments on “further appellate review” of Pfannenstiehl v.…
Rank this Week: 4759

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2010

My Arizona Criminal, Child Abuse…

My Arizona Criminal, Child Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Focuses on the intersection of family and criminal law. By Gregg R. Woodnick, PLLC.

http://woodnicklawchildcustody.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 29

    Update on the case: DCS interview without parental consent

    Update on the case: DCS interview without parental consent
      In February, the Department of Child Safety interviewed a child for a child neglect investigation without parental consent. This caused much debate, with the parents (and the Ombudsman) arguing that DCS lacked legal authority to…
  • Apr 26

    To Catch a Predator: Scottsdale edition

    To Catch a Predator: Scottsdale edition
    Two weeks ago, six men were arrested by Scottsdale police after an undercover prostitution sting. According to court documents, the Scottsdale police placed “escort” ads on backpage.com and other websites, and the men responded…
  • Apr 5

    Same-sex adoption made legal in all 50 states: What does this mean for Arizona?

    Same-sex adoption made legal in all 50 states: What does this mean for Arizona?
    In March, a federal judge ruled that Mississippi’s holdout ban on same-sex couples’ adoptions was unconstitutional, making same-sex adoption legal in all 50 states. This ruling, like many court decisions involving same-sex…
Rank this Week: 3704

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Apr 29

    Child Custody: Supervised Visitation

    Child Custody: Supervised Visitation
    Are you dealing with a domestic violence case where children are involved? Whether the children are the victims of the abuse (child abuse), or if they have been witnessing a parent being abused, or both, the court may decide to order…
  • Apr 28

    Grandparents' Rights in California

    Grandparents' Rights in California
    Are you a grandparent who would like to have visitation with your grandchild? Under California law, you have the ability to ask for reasonable visitation of your grandchild. However, certain requirements must be met first. In order for…
  • Apr 27

    Rebuilding Your Financial Health After Divorce

    Rebuilding Your Financial Health After Divorce
    If you’re going through a divorce, you’re aware of how a divorce can impact your finances tremendously. Given the fact that California is a community property state, many Californians stand to lose half of their hard-earned…
Rank this Week: 563

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
  • Apr 29

    Questions to Ask When Deposing an Expert

    Questions to Ask When Deposing an Expert
    The task of deposing the opposition’s expert is simplified immeasurably by keeping in mind the deposition’s fundamental purpose: to discover all of the expert’s opinions and all of the bases for those opinions. Your goal…
  • Apr 27

    Need Change? Take Inventory of Your Legal Career

    Need Change? Take Inventory of Your Legal Career
    The following is a guest blog post by Laura Boysen-Aragon. Ms. Boysen-Aragon is a legal recruiter at Solutus Legal Search, LLC, where she helps lawyers find their next dream job and helps companies and law firms find their next legal ace. She…
  • Apr 25

    Bound to Arbitrate Nursing Home Litigation?

    Bound to Arbitrate Nursing Home Litigation?
    When is a personal representative bound to arbitrate claims against a nursing home? The answer depends on the nature of the claim, as illustrated in a recent case. Here’s what happened in Monschke v Timber Ridge Assisted Living, Inc.…
Rank this Week: 1866

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Florida divorce, child custody, and child support. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 29

    Child Support in Florida

    Child Support in Florida
    Child support is a major issue in family law. Child support is part of divorce cases and paternity cases. Even dependency cases can have child support issues involved. As a Jacksonville child support lawyer, I have handled many cases…
  • Mar 3

    Prenuptial Agreements, Wills in Marriage

    Prenuptial Agreements, Wills in Marriage
    Planning for the future in any given situation will produce a better outcome than not having a plan.  Marriage and divorce are no exception.  Having a plan is important for people of all ages, but people who marry later in life…
  • Jan 18

    Technology As Weapons in Divorce

    Technology As Weapons in Divorce
    Technology plays a major role in divorce cases.  Technology, particularly social media apps like Facebook, Tinder, and even text messages, are coming up as issues.  Sometimes, the use of technology is the cause of the divorce, while…
Rank this Week: 616

Colorado Family Law Blog

Colorado Family Law Blog

Covers family law. By The Drexler Law Group, LLC.

http://www.coloradofamilylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2556

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • Apr 29

    Photo of the Week: Humpback Whale Tail

    Photo of the Week: Humpback Whale Tail
    Information provided by K.O. Herston: Knoxville, Tennessee Divorce and Family Law Attorney.Filed under: Photography Tagged: Photography, Wildlife Photography
  • Apr 27

    No Automatic Entitlement to Federal Tax Exemption in Chattanooga, TN Divorce: Bidelman-Dye v. Dye

    No Automatic Entitlement to Federal Tax Exemption in Chattanooga, TN Divorce: Bidelman-Dye v. Dye
    Facts: Mother and Father divorced in Chattanooga. Mother was designated the primary residential parent for Child. Husband was ordered to pay child support. Many issues were disputed and appealed. The only one I find of interest concerns the…
  • Apr 25

    Lawyer Is Suspended for Using Email Information Obtained by Client by Guessing Password

    Lawyer Is Suspended for Using Email Information Obtained by Client by Guessing Password
    This article by Debra Cassens Weiss in the ABA Journal may be of interest. Lawyer Is Suspended for Using Email Information Obtained by Client by Guessing Password A Missouri lawyer has been suspended for using information obtained by his…
Rank this Week: 2900

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Apr 29

    Conservative on Divorce

    Conservative on Divorce
    From the Washington Post: Contrary to popular belief, marriage isn’t dead. It’s not even dying. The institution is probably more respected and admired than ever before — just not in a way that encourages millennials to partake in it.…
  • Apr 28

    Position Announcement: Executive Director of the Family and Youth Law Center

    Position Announcement: Executive Director of the Family and Youth Law Center
    Position Announcement: Executive Director of the Family and Youth Law Center The Family and Youth Law Center at Capital University Law School seeks a dynamic and forward-looking individual to lead the Center's array of child welfare and…
  • Apr 27

    Australian Mother Released on Bail in Lebanon After Being Caught in Child Custody Battle

    Australian Mother Released on Bail in Lebanon After Being Caught in Child Custody Battle
    From Fox News: An Australian mother and TV crew caught up in a high-profile child custody battle and detained in Beirut amid a botched attempt to take the woman's two children from their Lebanese father were released on bail on...
Rank this Week: 619

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

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

    Pressing the case for no fault divorce, and more...

    Pressing the case for no fault divorce, and more...
    My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog began with the hope that we might persuade the government to bring in a divorce system where neither party has to point the finger of blame, and ended with…
  • Apr 24

    News Essentials: 25th April 2016

    News Essentials: 25th April 2016
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSNew Resolution chair aims for no fault divorceNew Resolution national chair Nigel Shepherd used his first speech in the role to issue a rallying cry for family…
  • Apr 23

    FGM toolkit for family lawyers launched

    FGM toolkit for family lawyers launched
    At its annual conference in Gateshead, family law organisation Resolution has published a new screening toolkit on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in response to new laws designed to protect victims of FGM, so that members are better equipped…
Rank this Week: 297

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/
  • Apr 28

    Mother Appeals Ruling Terminating Her Parental Right

    Mother Appeals Ruling Terminating Her Parental Right
    A New York Family Lawyer said this is a motion brought before the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Second Department, by the respondent on appeals from two orders of fact-finding and disposition of...
  • Apr 25

    Court Decides if Attorney Should Be Removed from Case

    Court Decides if Attorney Should Be Removed from Case
    A New York Family Lawyer said this was a case before the Supreme Court of the State of New York in Kings County. It involved a Notice of Motion, Order to Show Cause, Petition and Cross Motion where the court...
  • Apr 24

    Is Grandparent Visitation Unconstitutional?

    Is Grandparent Visitation Unconstitutional?
    A New York Family Lawyer said this is an appeal brought before the Supreme Court on the issue of whether Domestic Relations Law § 72, New York's grandparental visitation statute, is unconstitutional on its face in light of the decision...
Rank this Week: 1186

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Apr 28

    Adoption Debate

    Adoption Debate
    Yesterday I participated in the Adoption Debate at the Bristol Civil & Family Justice Centre, hosted and chaired by His Honour Judge Wildblood QC, Designated Family Judge for the Bristol area. You can see a few tweets on #adoptiondebate,…
  • Apr 24

    Enjoy the quiet while you can…

    Enjoy the quiet while you can…
    Been busy trying to catch up after taking 3 weeks off – have a killer to do list that is so depressing I am paralysed… Any spare time currently being swallowed up by running training (race day is looming, don’t get too…
  • Apr 17

    Reminder

    Reminder
    Just a little reminder about The Transparency Project. Do please spread the word about what they / we are doing. In particular, see our recent blog post When Transparency Goes Wrong and please do consider coming along to the conference…
Rank this Week: 3846

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

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

    Make Them Think It’s Luck, Part 2 of 2

    Make Them Think It’s Luck, Part 2 of 2
    By Diana Westrick, Legal Assistant, Woodruff Family Law Group Have you ever noticed that what you are thinking does not always translate into what you are trying to communicate? Let’s refer back to those people from Part 1: Despite the…
  • Apr 26

    “Stars” are People Too! Mourning Prince.

    “Stars” are People Too! Mourning Prince.
    By Tina Ray, Legal Assistant, Woodruff Family Law Group On April 21, 2016 an amazing music icon passed away.  I am referring to Prince Rogers Nelson, also known simply as Prince.  Prince’s life was extraordinary.  His…
  • Apr 22

    How to Survive Wedding Season After a Divorce

    How to Survive Wedding Season After a Divorce
    By Kristina Pisano, Blog Writer, Woodruff Family Law Group The flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, and a warm breeze is telling you it is that time of year again…wedding season! You have been getting happy couples pictures asking…
Rank this Week: 1428

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
  • Apr 28

    Considerations of a ‘Gray’ Divorce

    Considerations of a ‘Gray’ Divorce
    You’ve been married around 25 years. Your children have become more self-sufficient or they’re gone. You shifted your attention back to your spouse, which led to a realization: you are really not happy in your marriage. Share:…
  • Apr 19

    Appellate Review

    Appellate Review
      Real Property – Retaliation Actions and Attorneys’ Fees Felicia Lockett v. Blue Ocean Bristol, LLC, No. 29, Sept. Term, 2015 (Md. Feb.  22, 2016). http://www.mdcourts.gov/opinions/coa/2016/29a15.pdfShare:…
  • Mar 17

    Can Employers Conduct Mental Health Screenings?

    Can Employers Conduct Mental Health Screenings?
    On February 26, 2016, a coworker shot seventeen employees at a Kansas factory, three of whom were killed. While this was a high profile active shooting, unfortunately, it is not the only such workplace shooting.  As investigators piece…
Rank this Week: 2383

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/
  • Apr 28

    Managing Child Support Payment

    Managing Child Support Payment
    Language English Managing Child Support PaymentsThu, 04/28/2016 - 16:27 Caring for a child after divorce is more than just having them stay at your house every weekend or calling them before bedtime. The truth is that kids cost money, so a…
  • Apr 26

    Keeping Your Family Connected Even When Apart

    Keeping Your Family Connected Even When Apart
    Language English Keeping Your Family Connected Even When ApartTue, 04/26/2016 - 16:29 Divorce and separation can quickly break up families and create rifts in relationships that had been building for years. It can also lead people to pick…
  • Apr 21

    Introducing a New Partner to Your Kid

    Introducing a New Partner to Your Kid
    Language English Introducing a New Partner to Your KidsThu, 04/21/2016 - 16:51 Dating is always complicated. From finding someone you connect with to simply gaining the courage to ask them out, there's a lot of steps involved and emotions…
Rank this Week: 4677

Wisconsin Family Lawyer Blog

Wisconsin Family Lawyer Blog

Covers child placement, property division and other family law issues. By Wessel, Lehker & Fumelle Inc.

http://www.wisconsinfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Stepping Away from Wisconsin Family Law for a Kidney Transplant

    Stepping Away from Wisconsin Family Law for a Kidney Transplant
    Today we step away from Wisconsin family law topics and into the realm of the personal. Attorneys take temporary leaves from the practice of law for many reasons, some voluntary, some not. My involuntary “vacation” from practicing…
  • Mar 24

    Wisconsin Law and Unpublished Court of Appeals Opinion

    Wisconsin Law and Unpublished Court of Appeals Opinion
    As many people know, the law arises primarily from two sources. First is the statutes, ordinances, and regulations promulgated by federal, state, and local governments and governmental bodies. The second source is caselaw – written…
  • Jul 29

    ENFORCING WISCONSIN CHILD PLACEMENT (CUSTODY) ORDERS WHEN THE CHILD REFUSES TO FOLLOW THE ORDER

    ENFORCING WISCONSIN CHILD PLACEMENT (CUSTODY) ORDERS WHEN THE CHILD REFUSES TO FOLLOW THE ORDER
    A Michigan divorce case has garnered a great deal of press in recent weeks. A family court judge, utterly frustrated by the children's refusal to spend time with their father, ordered the children to spend their summer - and perhaps longer -…
Rank this Week: 4566

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/
  • Apr 28

    Competency Issues in Family Law

    Competency Issues in Family Law
    The competency of a party can have profound effects in family law in California. We will explore that a little in this post. First of all, whether or not a party is competent can be relevant as to the validity of the marriage contract itself.…
  • Apr 27

    Taxes and Divorce: 3 Common Mistakes to Avoid

    Taxes and Divorce: 3 Common Mistakes to Avoid
    Taxes are already complicated enough. Unfortunately, divorce makes it more complicated. Here are three rules of thumb every divorcee should try to remember: 1. Claim community income before the date of separation: In California, all property…
  • Apr 26

    Drew Barrymore Divorcing for the Third Time, What are the Odds?

    Drew Barrymore Divorcing for the Third Time, What are the Odds?
    In the first week of April, news broke that Drew Barrymore will be seeking a divorce from her third husband, Will Kopelman, after a marriage lasting just under four years. The couple has two children together, 3-year-old Olive and almost…
Rank this Week: 569

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/
  • Apr 28

    SAME-SEX DIVORCE IN NEW JERSEY

    SAME-SEX DIVORCE IN NEW JERSEY
    New Jersey legalized same-sex marriages in 2013 after a tumultuous start. Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson ruled in September of that year that same-sex couples could marry. Not so fast, said Governor Chris Christie. He filed an appeal. The…
  • Apr 19

    The Marital Residence and Divorce in New Jersey

    The Marital Residence and Divorce in New Jersey
    THRESHOLD ISSUE: IS THE MARITAL RESIDENCE AN ASSET THAT IS SUBJECT TO EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION? In most New Jersey cases the home is considered joint marital property and will be subject to equitable distribution at divorce. How do we determine…
  • Apr 14

    When is a Plenary Hearing Required in a New Jersey Family Law Case

    When is a Plenary Hearing Required in a New Jersey Family Law Case
    Family law cases are complex legal matters that often involve mountains of paperwork. Just as one party to a case will have reams of papers on his or her case, family law judges are often inundated with paperwork of their own. Motion papers…
Rank this Week: 1359

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/
  • Apr 28

    The Difference Between Divorce Attorneys And Divorce Mediator

    The Difference Between Divorce Attorneys And Divorce Mediator
    Mediation is a way of resolving any issues or disputes that may arise between the couple, and is handled by a third party member, who can listen to both the people involved, and come to a conclusive decision. It is an effective way of…
  • Apr 27

    How To Select The Best Divorce Mediator For You

    How To Select The Best Divorce Mediator For You
    A mediator is a neutral third party, who sits down with the two people who want a divorce, and discusses their arrangement, what works for them and what doesn’t. They have to be really good at resolving any issues that might come up…
  • Apr 26

    Can Divorce Mediators Handle Cases of Domestic Violence?

    Can Divorce Mediators Handle Cases of Domestic Violence?
    Did you know that according to a study, nearly half of couples that live in America have encountered some form of domestic abuse? This means that there is a chance that any marriage that goes towards a divorce will have traces of domestic…
Rank this Week: 2672

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/
  • Apr 27

    Second Marriage Divorce Statistics and What They Mean

    Second Marriage Divorce Statistics and What They Mean
    Fearful about remarrying? After going through divorce once, you may be hesitant to tie the knot again - or at least concerned enough to want to know what the science has to say about the stability of second marriages. Here is what…
  • Apr 25

    Verbal and Emotional Abuse: When Does It Cross the Line and Become Domestic Violence

    Verbal and Emotional Abuse: When Does It Cross the Line and Become Domestic Violence
    Your partner has been calling you names for a few months. You don’t like it, and you’ve asked him to stop, but he just ignores you, laughs and calls you more names. Or maybe he manipulates you and plays emotional games, teasing…
  • Apr 23

    Our Gut Level Intuition about Our Marriage Predicts Likelihood of Divorce, Says New Study

    Our Gut Level Intuition about Our Marriage Predicts Likelihood of Divorce, Says New Study
    A lot of people get cold feet before the wedding. No big deal, right? Perhaps it actually IS a big deal. A new study confirms that some people’s “spidey sense” about their relationships is eerily predictive. In other words,…
Rank this Week: 1597

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Apr 27

    BC Judge Allows 11-Year Old Girl to Continue Treatment to Transition to a Boy

    BC Judge Allows 11-Year Old Girl to Continue Treatment to Transition to a Boy
    A British Columbia  Supreme Court judge has appointed a lawyer for an 11-year old Prince George girl who is undergoing hormonal treatment to transition to a boy, a process encouraged by the girl’s mother, but opposed by her father.…
  • Apr 11

    GUEST POST: Making Sense of Divorce Statistic

    GUEST POST: Making Sense of Divorce Statistic
    In today’s society, couples are led to believe that 50% of marriages end in divorce. How accurate is this statistic, though? In actuality, relationship experts have found the arbitrary figure of “50%” to be misleading.…
  • Apr 2

    Ghomeshi Verdict: Part 4

    Ghomeshi Verdict: Part 4
    “Ghomeshi kept trophies to manipulate and prevent women from going to the police.” You know how some people keep everything they ever got? They call them packrats, and that’s one reason why former CBC golden boy, Jian…
Rank this Week: 846

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents, DUI, criminal defense, bank side bankruptcy cases, creditors' rights, divorce and family custody, and estate planning. By Fessler Schneider & Grimme.

http://www.fsgattorneys.com/blog
  • Apr 27

    Bankruptcy Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Bankruptcy Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    Your employer downsized, your child needed emergency medical care, your house was destroyed in a natural disaster—these are all real scenarios that push people into needing bankruptcy. Filing bankruptcy will stop the harassment, and…
  • Apr 19

    Personal Injury Attorney wins Prestigious Award

    Personal Injury Attorney wins Prestigious Award
    The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys rates attorneys.   These ratings are based on client satisfaction, demonstrated ethics, professional achievement, and the comments of other attorneys.   David Fessler of…
  • Apr 8

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Northern Kentucky and Ohio

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Northern Kentucky and Ohio
    Driving through Cincinnati, you may have noticed the electronic signs saying 8 people had been killed in motorcycle accidents in Ohio since January 1.   Kentucky has had 9 people die in motorcycle accidents in 2016. Personal Injury…
Rank this Week: 1706

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Apr 27

    Divorce Code Amendments: But Not What We Expected

    Divorce Code Amendments: But Not What We Expected
    For some time now, the General Assembly has been working towards amendment of the Divorce Code to reduce the waiting period for an unconsented no-fault divorce from two years to one. That legislation (House Bill 380) has passed committee and…
  • Apr 20

    No Lawyers Allowed – Discovery Rule Decision Bars Counsel from Observing Evaluation

    No Lawyers Allowed – Discovery Rule Decision Bars Counsel from Observing Evaluation
    The Discovery Rules account for all manner of need for obtaining evidence. Many of these rules are seldom, if ever, utilized by family law attorneys because either they are not germane to a family law case; not permitted by the Divorce Code…
  • Apr 14

    C.A.J. v. D.S.M. A Mixed Due Process Message

    C.A.J. v. D.S.M. A Mixed Due Process Message
    My colleague Aaron Weems reported this case on April 12. In the spirit of our U.S. Supreme Court, I offer the following concurrence with his blog but spirited dissent from what the Superior Court ruled. In this published decision, a panel led…
Rank this Week: 1256

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Apr 27

    Review and Rating of David Sarnacki, Top One Percent, Divorce, Family Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution

    Review and Rating of David Sarnacki, Top One Percent, Divorce, Family Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution
    The National Association of Distinguished Counsel selected David Sarnacki of The Sarnacki Law Firm PLC, to the 2016 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent. NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards…
  • Apr 10

    Rebuilding trust into relationship: Time, choice, emotion

    Rebuilding trust into relationship: Time, choice, emotion
    Jim Daly’s column discussed forgiveness and reconciliation in the context of infidelity. Jim Daly writes (excerpt): [F]orgiveness is an individual decision, whereas reconciliation is a joint venture. . . . Without true forgiveness there…
  • Apr 4

    What’s the best age to get married? The perfect 5 year window

    What’s the best age to get married? The perfect 5 year window
    TIME offers us research on timing your marriage. A University of Utah study suggests that best time for people to get married is between the ages of 28 and 32. That period was the lowest rate for divorce in the…
Rank this Week: 2240

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Apr 27

    Why should divorcing couples consider mediation in Florida?

    Why should divorcing couples consider mediation in Florida?
    Mediation is a great way to help you come to an agreement. In a lot of counties in Florida they actually require you to go to mediation before you can ever got to a final hearing. The reason for that is because mediation is a great process…
  • Apr 14

    Amicable Divorce is Possible

    Amicable Divorce is Possible
    Divorce is never easy, though some people seem to breeze through it more unscathed than others. There are a lot of emotions packed into the relationship and these tend to seep out during the divorce process. The result can be a messy,…
  • Apr 10

    Bird Nesting – An Alternative for Harmonious Divorce

    Bird Nesting – An Alternative for Harmonious Divorce
    Bird nesting is a new buzz word making the rounds of modern-thinking parents across the country. Bird nesting isn’t new – but it is becoming more in the mainstream. A bird’s nest divorce is a parenting arrangement between parents that…
Rank this Week: 3426

Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

Shares stories and information about topics relevant to Pennsylvania Family Law. By Steven R. Tabano and Associates.

http://www.tabanolaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 27

    Dividing Military Retired Pay Benefits In Divorce

    Dividing Military Retired Pay Benefits In Divorce
    Dividing Military Retired Pay Benefits In Divorce The Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act (USFSPA) was passed by Congress in 1982, specifically to give a state court the authority to treat military retired pay as marital…
  • Apr 9

    Dealing with Divorce

    Dealing with Divorce
    Divorce can be a lengthy process that may strain your finances and leave you feeling out of control. But with the right preparation, you can protect your interests, take charge of your future, and save yourself time and money. You certainly…
  • Apr 8

    WHY IS THE DATE OF SEPARATION IMPORTANT IN DIVORCE?

    WHY IS THE DATE OF SEPARATION IMPORTANT IN DIVORCE?
    While most divorcing spouses are laser-focused on the date their divorce will become final, many underestimate the importance of their date of separation. Often these two dates occur months – or even years – apart. Yet, the date…
Rank this Week: 3702

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/
  • 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,…
  • Feb 9

    Bail Revisited… Again

    Bail Revisited… Again
    Note: Attorney Davis originally wrote this post as a contributor for SCOV Law. Here we are in the depths of bail troubles again. We’ve probably had more segments on bail than there are Harry Potter movies. We’ll call this one:…
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Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law with a focus on divorce on Maryland. By Anthony A. Fatemi, LLC.

http://www.marylanddivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Divorce Over Age 50 Raises Unique Financial Concerns for Maryland Resident

    Divorce Over Age 50 Raises Unique Financial Concerns for Maryland Resident
    It is not uncommon for a married couple to spend the first 25 to 30 years of their life together working and saving money to enjoy in retirement. Over the course of their lifetime, spouses often invest money in stocks, 401K plans, education…
  • Apr 13

    Maryland Court Interprets Conflicting Statutes in Child Support Case

    Maryland Court Interprets Conflicting Statutes in Child Support Case
    Couples with children who decide to divorce must address a series of significant and possibly life-changing issues. In addition to the division of property and spousal support, parents must also face matters of child custody and support.…
  • Apr 8

    U.S. Supreme Court Reviews Same-Sex Adoption Case

    U.S. Supreme Court Reviews Same-Sex Adoption Case
    Each state has the authority to enact laws regulating marriage and divorce. For this reason, there can be significant differences among the states with respect to myriad related issues. For instance, as recently as last year, the highest…
Rank this Week: 1749

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/
  • Apr 27

    Gray Divorce, a Growing Trend.

    Gray Divorce, a Growing Trend.
    "Gray Divorce" is a growing trend. Sociologists Brown and Lin describe their research showing that the divorce rate among adults aged 50 and older doubled between 1990 and 2010. They concluded that the traditional focus of…
  • Apr 23

    Adult Children of Divorce | Parents' Divorce Hurt Adult Kids Too

    Adult Children of Divorce | Parents' Divorce Hurt Adult Kids Too
    "Gray Divorce" is a growing trend. Adult children of divorced or divorcing parents have a hard time with their parents' divorce. Can you be a parent who doesn't alienate your adult child while you divorce and move on?
  • Apr 17

    Top Mistakes People Make in a Divorce

    Top Mistakes People Make in a Divorce
    MoneyTree CNN published an article about the top ten mistakes people make when in the middle of a high net worth divorce. As a family lawyer for thirty years, the most important mistakes were listed at numbers 7 through 10! In fact, whether…
Rank this Week: 2555

Arnold & Wadsworth's Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth's Blog

Covers Utah family and divorce law.

http://theutahdivorceattorneys.com/
  • Apr 27

    Primal Sleep System Review

    Primal Sleep System Review
    Primal Sleep System Review – Do you really need David Sinick’s Primal Sleep System to change your life and get success? Read our review that will clear all your doubts. Primal Sleep System Review There are many types of sleeping…
  • Apr 27

    Primal Beauty Secrets Guide Review

    Primal Beauty Secrets Guide Review
    Primal Beauty Secrets Book Review – Looking for a review of Neely Quinn’s Primal Beauty Secrets? You’re in the right place! I’ve been looking at this new Program to find out whether it’s legit Scam… Primal…
  • Apr 26

    Red Smoothie Detox Factor Book Review

    Red Smoothie Detox Factor Book Review
    Red Smoothie Detox Factor Book Review – Let’s Read My Honest Liz Swann Miller’s Red Smoothie Detox Factor Review to discover whether this program really work or scam? The Truth Is Revealed. Red Smoothie Detox Factor Review…
Rank this Week: 2805

Australian Divorce Blog

Australian Divorce Blog

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

http://australiandivorce.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Thank you everyone! Over half a million page views!

    Thank you everyone! Over half a million page views!
    Thank you everyone who has viewed my blog. Ever since it kicked off a few years ago, my Australian Divorce Blog has continued to attract visitors.According to Google, the blog has had 546, 298 page views.When I started the blog, I would never…
  • Apr 27

    Will the real "parents" please stand up?

    Will the real "parents" please stand up?
    Almost every day, I have to advise clients about whether they are or they are not parents under the Family Law Act. Sometimes this is because they have undertaken surrogacy, or because they have had IVF. It was always so simple before the…
  • Apr 26

    Baby Gammy judgment delivered

    Baby Gammy judgment delivered
    Just over a week ago, Chief Judge Thackray of the Family Court of Western Australia delivered the Baby Gammy judgment. Or to put it more accurately, delivered the Baby Pipah judgment.You remember the story. Mr Farnell (a convicted sex…
Rank this Week: 662

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • Apr 27

    Hire Lawyer to Help with Debt Relief Solution

    Hire Lawyer to Help with Debt Relief Solution
    Michael There are some industries that individuals hope to never deal with in their lifetime or to have as little contact as possible. This includes dentists, lawyers and bill collectors but each of these group fills a vital purpose based on…
  • Apr 27

    Hiring a Family Attorney

    Hiring a Family Attorney
    Michael In the city of Houston, there are family law attorneys ready and waiting to help you with your legal matters. A family law attorney is educated in matters dealing with prenuptial agreements, adoption, divorce, child support, and other…
  • Apr 20

    Do’s and Don’ts When Getting Divorced

    Do’s and Don’ts When Getting Divorced
    Michael The divorce process involves legalities, documentation and a specific process that must be adhered to so it is important to have an understanding of what your Texas county requires before you get started on this life defining…
Rank this Week: 3414

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/
  • Apr 26

    California Court Interprets Post-Nuptial Agreement Affecting Community Property Interest

    California Court Interprets Post-Nuptial Agreement Affecting Community Property Interest
    Each state in the country has the authority to enact laws governing divorce proceedings. Statutes cover items such as the division of property, spousal support, child custody disputes, and intricate procedural matters. These provisions…
  • Apr 19

    California Court Upholds Attorney Fees Award in High Asset Divorce Case

    California Court Upholds Attorney Fees Award in High Asset Divorce Case
    The length of a divorce proceeding certainly varies from case to case. Some of the more common factors that tend to affect the duration of a divorce matter include the relative contentiousness of the spouses, whether there are children…
  • Apr 12

    California Court Addresses Award of Sanctions in Divorce Proceeding

    California Court Addresses Award of Sanctions in Divorce Proceeding
    It may come as no surprise that family law cases, and especially divorce proceedings, sometimes bring out the least favorable qualities in the parties involved. Part of this is due to the nature of divorce, which happens when the couple…
Rank this Week: 3372

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Apr 26

    Pro Athletes Promoting Involved Fatherhood

    Pro Athletes Promoting Involved Fatherhood
    On Sunday, Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas made a series of clutch plays to help lead his squad to a crucial playoff victory over the Atlanta Hawks. After the game, however, it was Thomas’ two young sons who were the stars. During…
  • Apr 25

    Should I Leave The Home?

    Should I Leave The Home?
    Question: My wife and I are talking about getting a divorce and whether or not I should move out of the house. We have four children and both want what’s best for them, but I’m worried it will not look good if I leave. What is the…
  • Apr 24

    Serving Divorce Papers To A Missing Spouse

    Serving Divorce Papers To A Missing Spouse
    Question: I filed for divorce almost two months ago, but have not been able to serve my spouse. I sent the papers to her last known address and it was returned. What options do I have? Can I file for a default divorce?  Answer: While I…
Rank this Week: 185

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 1235

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: 1729

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: 1487

New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

By Bruce Provda.

http://www.nydivorcefirm.com/blog
  • Apr 25

    You Can Grab Your ExA’s IRA – Legally

    You Can Grab Your ExA’s IRA – Legally
    The marriage is over. It’s shot. Kaput. After years of “wedded bliss”, there hasn’t been much of the bliss lately, and you file for divorce.  Maybe he’s been cheating. Maybe he wants trade you in for a…
  • Apr 14

    Enriching marriages moment by moment

    Enriching marriages moment by moment
    Dating shouldn’t stop just because you’re married. That’s our motto. Well, one of them.Just because life changes, and you now go to bed at 9 p.m. and only talk about how little Tommy went poopy on the toilet does not mean…
  • Apr 11

    School and Divorce

    School and Divorce
    During and after divorce, being in contact with and involved in your kids school is even more important. Why? 1. A change in school performance can indicate that your child is having problems dealing with their emotions 2. To keep…
Rank this Week: 2636

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Focuses on family law topics that affect people involved in family law litigation here in Texas. By Dennis M. Slate.

http://www.deerparkdivorcelawyers.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Apr 25

    Social Media and Divorces Just Don't Mix

    Social Media and Divorces Just Don't Mix
    Are you the type to take a photograph of your lunch every day and post it onto Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media apps? Maybe you saw some beauty in the composition of the plate? Maybe you know a few friends who will…
  • Dec 16

    Managing the Holiday Season as an Adult Child of Divorce

    Managing the Holiday Season as an Adult Child of Divorce
    When people think of a divorced parents sharing children, the imagery of young children come to mind. What many do not consider is how a divorce can affect an adult, especially around the holiday times. Children will be cared for…
  • Jul 6

    Same-Sex Marriage Legalized in Texa

    Same-Sex Marriage Legalized in Texa
    Same-sex marriage is perhaps one of the headlined topics in the news today, all thanks to the decision made by the U.S. Supreme Court on June 26, 2015. That groundbreaking decision made same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states across…
Rank this Week: 3654

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Kane County Divorce Lawyer: Parental Alienation

    Kane County Divorce Lawyer: Parental Alienation
    Today is Parental Alienation Awareness Day. My practice has been focused rather intensely on the problem of the pathology of parent alienation for over 20 years. I have seen both Fathers and Mothers the victims of attacks, and targeting…
  • Apr 19

    I receive many calls from men and women in…

    I receive many calls from men and women in toxic relationships with people that have narcissistic personalities. Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is a personality disorder in which a person is excessively preoccupied with personal…
  • Apr 6

    DuPage Divorce: Divorcing the Narcissist

    DuPage Divorce: Divorcing the Narcissist
    Being in a marriage with a narcissist can be extremely challenging, and a number of my clients have exhibited symptoms of a post-traumatic stress disorder after years of living with a partner with narcissistic traits. My firm's practice has…
Rank this Week: 2382

Llabona Law Blog

Llabona Law Blog

Covers Florida family law issues.

http://www.llabona.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    Can Men Get Alimony?

    Can Men Get Alimony?
    Divorces can come along with a lot of stress and be an emotionally trying time. Households and incomes are divided and it becomes difficult to ensure everything is divided fairly. In most divorces, it is usually assumed that the man pays the…
  • Apr 18

    Reform Law for Fairness in Divorce

    Reform Law for Fairness in Divorce
    It’s not uncommon for a divorce to be messy when it comes to disagreements about alimony, child custody and child support. The Florida Legislature has been working on divorce law reforms in hopes of making divorce more fair and less…
  • Apr 11

    How is Property Split in a Florida Divorce?

    How is Property Split in a Florida Divorce?
    In Florida, the law says that all property must be divided equally and fairly between a divorcing couple. Couples who can’t divide help on their own may get help from an attorney to negotiate a settlement. Sometimes when a division can…
Rank this Week: 3432

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/
  • Apr 25

    7 Places to Get Support During and After Your Military Divorce

    7 Places to Get Support During and After Your Military Divorce
    By Staff Attorney The Gasper Law Group, PLLC  Divorce is tough, but it can be a particularly complex and confusing process for military families.  Your questions may touch on diverse topics, including: Continue reading →
  • Apr 13

    Your Military Benefits: Will They Disappear After Your Divorce?

    Your Military Benefits: Will They Disappear After Your Divorce?
    By Staff Attorney The Gasper Law Group, PLLC If your spouse is in the military, and if you plan to divorce, you likely have numerous questions about your military benefits. For instance, will you keep your health insurance? Will you still…
  • Dec 9

    Your Military Benefits: Will They Disappear After Your Divorce?

    Your Military Benefits: Will They Disappear After Your Divorce?
    By Staff Attorney The Gasper Law Group, PLLC If your spouse is in the military, and if you plan to divorce, you likely have numerous questions about your military benefits. For instance, will you keep your health insurance? Will you still…
Rank this Week: 3853

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By McClure Law Group.

http://www.texasdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Life After Divorce- Ways to Successfully Coparent After You Split

    Life After Divorce- Ways to Successfully Coparent After You Split
    If you’re in the middle of a divorce, it may seem impossible, but it is essential for you to healthily coparent with your spouse/ex-spouse after you split for the sake of the children. Luckily, there have been many celebrities…
  • Apr 11

    Division of Property in Texa

    Division of Property in Texa
    Alex Graves, award-winning director of “The West Wing” recently finalized his divorce from his wife of 19 years. Pursuant to the final order, the spouses’ property was divided evenly. Does the State of Texas mandate a…
  • Mar 15

    It’s Not Too Late to Get a Prenup!

    It’s Not Too Late to Get a Prenup!
    I know what you’re thinking…. “I’m already married; how is it not too late?” Don’t worry; the solution is a postnup! The Texas Family Code allows for couples to enter into a postnuptial agreement (or…
Rank this Week: 1506

Virginia Family Law

Virginia Family Law

Covers Virginia family law issues. By Jason A. Weis.

http://www.familylawva.com/
  • Apr 25

    High Asset Divorce

    High Asset Divorce
    In 2015, Curran Moher Weis, through negotiation or litigation, equitably distributed more than half a billion dollars in assets.  Though our Northern Virginia family law practice represents clients who come in all shapes and sizes (and…
  • Oct 5

    Fairfax Family Law Paralegal

    Fairfax Family Law Paralegal
    Suellen Honeychuck is a PACE Registered Paralegal and Vice President of Certification for the National Federation of Paralegal Associations.  She has been a paralegal in Fairfax County for more than a decade, working primarily in family…
  • Oct 5

    Fairfax Family Law Paralegal

    Fairfax Family Law Paralegal
    Suellen Honeychuck is a PACE Registered Paralegal and Vice President of Certification for the National Federation of Paralegal Associations.  She has been a paralegal in Fairfax County for more than a decade, working primarily in family…
Rank this Week: 4928

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/
  • Apr 25

    Constitutional Due Process Protections and Your Florida Domestic Violence Case

    Constitutional Due Process Protections and Your Florida Domestic Violence Case
    A South Florida man made a significant mistake when he arrived at court for a hearing in September 2014. He assumed “this was simple.” He didn’t hire a lawyer, and his wife did. When he left court, he had an injunction for…
  • Apr 18

    Governor’s Veto Kills Florida Alimony Reform Bill

    Governor’s Veto Kills Florida Alimony Reform Bill
    Alimony reform in Florida is dead for at least one year after an April 15 veto of SB 668 by Governor Rick Scott. The veto represents the second time Scott has vetoed a bill that would have updated Florida’s alimony laws. While the most…
  • Apr 13

    Florida Appeals Court Tosses Out Contempt Order Due to Violation of Husband’s Due Process Right

    Florida Appeals Court Tosses Out Contempt Order Due to Violation of Husband’s Due Process Right
    A man who had fallen hundreds of thousands of dollars behind on alimony to his ex-wife was potentially facing a six-month jail sentence for civil contempt before successfully appealing. The 2d District Court of Appeal threw out the punishment…
Rank this Week: 4283