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Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Covers South Carolina divorce, custody and family law issues. By Gregory S. Forman.

http://www.gregoryforman.com
  • May 27

    Real emergencies versus fake emergencie

    Real emergencies versus fake emergencie
    There’s a saying that in doing work quickly, inexpensively, and accurately, you are lucky if you can achieve two of the three, but can never do all three. While obviously not an iron-clad rule, experience has shown it to be true. For…
  • May 26

    Lying to your attorney makes your case more difficult and more expensive

    Lying to your attorney makes your case more difficult and more expensive
    With every contested case, I sit my client across the desk, look him or her in the eye, and give some variation on the following advice: Whatever you tell me remains confidential unless you choose to reveal it. However what you tell me guides…
  • May 20

    First you investigate

    First you investigate
    Clients, and the young attorneys I mentor, often ask me to render an opinion on their cases when their cases have just started. Specifically clients want opinions on their likelihood of achieving their goals, the length of time the case will…
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North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • May 27

    Do I Need A Premarital Agreement? – Johnny Depp didn’t think so…..

    Do I Need A Premarital Agreement? – Johnny Depp didn’t think so…..
    ….But was that a smart decision for someone worth $400 million?? A premarital agreement is an agreement that changes the rules that the law normally applies when a marriage ends in divorce or death. Do you need a premarital agreement?…
  • May 25

    Memorial Day in the Triad

    Memorial Day in the Triad
    By Kristina Pisano, Blog Writer, Woodruff Family Law Group It’s almost time to slide your toes into your favorite flip flops, shed some of that winter wardrobe and start thinking summer! The Triad offers many celebrations and fantastic…
  • May 20

    Do I Need A Premarital Agreement? – Property Division Upon Divorce

    Do I Need A Premarital Agreement? – Property Division Upon Divorce
    A premarital agreement is a contract, signed by two persons who are about to be married. It sets forth rules that will apply when the marriage ends, either in death or divorce. It can also set forth rules to govern how the parties will deal…
Rank this Week: 1704

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1730

Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

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

http://www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com/
  • May 27

    How Can a Financial Neutral Aid in Divorce Mediation and Collaborative Law?

    How Can a Financial Neutral Aid in Divorce Mediation and Collaborative Law?
    Although divorce lawyers are required to remain current with their knowledge in all areas involving family law, this doesn’t negate the value of accessing external insight from other professionals during a divorce mediation or…
  • May 20

    Child Specialists in Child Custody, Divorce, Mediation and Collaborative Case

    Child Specialists in Child Custody, Divorce, Mediation and Collaborative Case
    Matters of family law are almost always more complex when they involve children. This is one of the many reasons why a large number of parent’s attempt to resolve disputes and concerns through amicable legal methods such as mediation…
  • May 13

    What Are Parent Coordinators in Child Custody Cases?

    What Are Parent Coordinators in Child Custody Cases?
    Grueling custody battles between parents are rich with emotion and frustration, which means that they are perfectly poised to become hostile and antagonistic. In most circumstances, the greatest amount of conflict may not even be caused by…
Rank this Week: 1556

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/
  • May 27

    What it Takes to Seek a Timesharing Modification in Florida

    What it Takes to Seek a Timesharing Modification in Florida
    For many parents, events in their lives may trigger within them a desire to reconnect with the children from whom they’ve become distant. Depending on the perspective of the child’s other parent, this may not always be easy. A…
  • May 20

    Florida Man’s Non-Payment Wasn’t Alimony or Child Support, So Contempt Charge Was Inappropriate

    Florida Man’s Non-Payment Wasn’t Alimony or Child Support, So Contempt Charge Was Inappropriate
    When you go through a divorce in Florida, you may be ordered to make payments to your ex-spouse for various different reasons. While the preferred outcome is to make all payments in full and on a timely basis, it is nevertheless important to…
  • May 13

    Appeals Court Sides With South Florida Mom in Religious Upbringing Dispute

    Appeals Court Sides With South Florida Mom in Religious Upbringing Dispute
    In any case involving the divorce of two parents, one of the most important issues the parents will have to resolve will pertain to the religious upbringing of the child. Hopefully, the parents will have similar views or backgrounds regarding…
Rank this Week: 4388

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

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

    4 Things Divorcing Spouses Need to Know

    4 Things Divorcing Spouses Need to Know
    Ending a marriage is not something that comes easy to most people, even if it is clearly the right thing to do. Spouses are under a great deal of stress: they have to make new living arrangements, decide on a parenting schedule, gather…
  • May 26

    Help Your Divorce Attorney Help You

    Help Your Divorce Attorney Help You
    The relationship you have with your divorce attorney is important, especially because going through a divorce is stressful. Since your divorce lawyer has other clients, you want to do everything possible to help your attorney do their…
  • May 25

    One of the Smartest Pieces of Divorce Advice

    One of the Smartest Pieces of Divorce Advice
    As divorce attorneys, our goal is to help people have a divorce that they can feel good about after all is said and done. To accomplish this, it takes teamwork. We have found that the best way to get our clients on board is to impress…
Rank this Week: 194

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

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

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • May 27

    Reflections on Leadership Lancaster – The Finale

    Reflections on Leadership Lancaster – The Finale
    As a proud member of the Leadership Lancaster Core Class of 2016, I will be posting periodic updates of my experiences in the program. Learn more about Leadership Lancaster at www.leadershiplancaster.org or feel free to contact me directly…
  • May 18

    New Federal Rule Increases Employee Eligibility for Overtime Pay

    New Federal Rule Increases Employee Eligibility for Overtime Pay
    In a March 17, 2016 press release, the White House announced that the Department of Labor will issue a final rule today that will expand workers’ eligibility to receive overtime pay (time-and-a-half). Under the prior rule, only workers…
  • May 4

    The Successful Turnover: Best Practices for Transition from Developer to Association

    The Successful Turnover: Best Practices for Transition from Developer to Association
    Thank you to everyone who joined me and Lori Van Gorden of Horst Property Management for our real estate development seminar on May 2.  We led an informative discussion about “The Successful Turnover: Best Practices for Transition…
Rank this Week: 3944

CEB blog

CEB blog

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

http://blog.ceb.com
  • May 27

    Getting Your Client Ready for Deposition

    Getting Your Client Ready for Deposition
    For most clients, being questioned in a deposition is a new and frightening experience. The more you can do to prepare your client, the better he or she will feel and perform. When it comes to instructing your client on how to respond to…
  • May 25

    Voir Dire: Your First Chance to Make a Good Impression

    Voir Dire: Your First Chance to Make a Good Impression
    Some attorneys erroneously think of their opening statement as the first opportunity to present themselves to the jury. In reality, the jurors will begin getting an impression of you—and by extension, your case—as soon as you…
  • May 23

    Spouses in the Workplace: Allow or Prohibit?

    Spouses in the Workplace: Allow or Prohibit?
    Employers often face the issue of whether to allow spouses or other family members to work together. Regardless the side the employer falls on, there is potential liability lurking. A policy that allows the hiring of spouses or family members…
Rank this Week: 2527

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Covers adoption, annulment, child abuse, child custody and support, cohabitation, property division, domestic violence, divorce and separation. By Jeanne Hannah.

http://jeannehannah.typepad.com/blog_jeanne_hannah_traver/
  • May 27

    Attorney Advertising with Awards Must Clarify Basis | Ethics Committee

    Attorney Advertising with Awards Must Clarify Basis | Ethics Committee
    The New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Attorney Advertising warns that use of website icons and accolades such as like "Super Lawyers" and "Best Lawyers" have become the subject of scrutiny by the New Jersey Supreme…
  • May 8

    What is a Reasonable Cost of Child Care? What About Relative Care?

    What is a Reasonable Cost of Child Care? What About Relative Care?
    The statistics show that there are higher costs for care of a child in a regular child care facility. How old must a child be to be left home alone . . .or to be left alone in the care of a sibling?
  • May 8

    Change in Filing Fees Divorce with Minor Children

    Change in Filing Fees Divorce with Minor Children
    See this post on Updates in Family Law for information regarding a change in Filing Fees Divorce with Minor Children.
Rank this Week: 2080

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • May 27

    Father bugs daughter's clothes in court battle over who she lives with

    Father bugs daughter's clothes in court battle over who she lives with
    Listening Devices on Little Kids From The Guardian: A young girl had listening devices sewn into her school blazer and raincoat so that her father could eavesdrop on her private meetings with a social worker, a court has been told....
  • May 27

    Divorce in France Simplified

    Divorce in France Simplified
    From the Washington Post: The French government plans to allow divorce by mutual consent to proceed without a judge, to simplify and accelerate the process. Details are to be discussed Tuesday in the lower house of parliament during debate…
  • May 26

    2 year statute of limitations applies to set aside a paternity and child support order, even if fraud exists.

    2 year statute of limitations applies to set aside a paternity and child support order, even if fraud exists.
    2 Year Statute of Limitations Still Applies in Fraudulent Paternity Suit From Missouri Divorce and Family Law: Mother and Father (T.B.) had a baby in 2000. Mother told T.B. he was the father, and he signed an affidavit acknowledging…
Rank this Week: 58

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3588

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

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

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • May 27

    What You Ought To Know About Divorce Mediation

    What You Ought To Know About Divorce Mediation
    Much has been said and written about divorce mediation, and yet there are some things no one really tells you. Here are a few things you should know before you get into your first session. Even if you arrive at an agreement, you may need a…
  • May 26

    Is Interstate Divorce Mediation Possible?

    Is Interstate Divorce Mediation Possible?
    Divorce mediation can be enough of a challenge between coordinating the schedules of you, your spouse, and the mediator. But what happens if you throw the hurdle of geography into the mix? How does mediation cross state lines and is divorce…
  • May 25

    Updating Your Will After Divorce

    Updating Your Will After Divorce
    During a divorce, you work through all the intricacies of dividing the marital assets and determining alimony payments if needed. But what if all your best laid plans go awry because you overlooked one document you prepared a decade or more…
Rank this Week: 1872

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • May 27

    Shades of grey, secret family courts and more...

    Shades of grey, secret family courts and more...
    My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog covered a large range of topics, including:Terrorism, transparency, human rights and the protection of children - All in the first four paragraphs of Mr…
  • May 23

    M v F: Judicial warning about covert recording of children

    M v F: Judicial warning about covert recording of children
    Mr Justice Peter JacksonI was going to write a post about this case, which contains a serious warning from Mr Justice Peter Jackson to any parent considering making covert recordings of children involved in family proceedings. However, upon…
  • May 22

    News Essentials: 23rd May 2016

    News Essentials: 23rd May 2016
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSPresident declares that UK law should give single parents through surrogacy the same rights as couplesSir James Munby, the President of the High Court Family…
Rank this Week: 724

Next Phase Legal Blog

Next Phase Legal Blog

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

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

    What is the Difference Between Annulment and Divorce?

    What is the Difference Between Annulment and Divorce?
    Sometimes a marriage ending can be the best thing for a couple, and divorce or getting an annulment may be a topic of discussion. Both options will end a marriage but there is a difference between annulment and divorce. What’s the…
  • May 6

    Elder and Adult Family Mediation

    Elder and Adult Family Mediation
    When it comes to families and mediation, you may first think of divorce mediation. Mediation is used to resolve a wide variety of conflict however, and one particular area continues to grow alongside our elderly population. Certainly it would…
  • May 2

    Unmarried Parents & Establishing Paternity

    Unmarried Parents & Establishing Paternity
    Dear Jon Snow: No judgment here. There are plenty of “Snow” children in our current age. (For those of you who don’t watch “Game of Thrones”, characters born out of wedlock in the show have the surname…
Rank this Week: 1465

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

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

http://www.jgllaw.com/blog
  • May 26

    Litigating Claims under the New Maryland False Claims Act

    Litigating Claims under the New Maryland False Claims Act
    Jeffrey Mills was the Director of Food and Nutritional Services for the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) from 2010 to 2013.  DCPS used Chartwells, a contractor, to provide its food and food services for students in…
  • May 19

    Potential Liability of Snapchat For Distracting Drivers Involved in Auto Accident

    Potential Liability of Snapchat For Distracting Drivers Involved in Auto Accident
      Snapchat, the popular social networking application, is unique in that the messages sent over the app “self-destruct” seconds after being opened.  Snapchat also provides its users with a series of…
  • May 19

    ABA OPPOSES PROPOSED MEDICAL MALPRACTICE BILL

    ABA OPPOSES PROPOSED MEDICAL MALPRACTICE BILL
    On March 21, 2016, the American Bar Association formally announced its opposition to a proposed bill in Congress that would limit the amount of noneconomic damages that can be awarded by judges and juries in medical liability cases in state…
Rank this Week: 1845

Our Family Wizard Blog

Our Family Wizard Blog

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

http://www.ourfamilywizard.com/ofw/index.cfm/blog/
  • May 26

    How to Make a Custody Plan Work

    How to Make a Custody Plan Work
    Language English How to Make a Custody Plan WorkThu, 05/26/2016 - 17:28 There's a lot that goes into a custody plan. Following an everyday parenting time schedule, dividing time over the holidays, and driving the kids back and forth…
  • May 24

    The Real Cost of Divorce

    The Real Cost of Divorce
    Language English The Real Cost of DivorceTue, 05/24/2016 - 16:43 When people think about divorce, the thought of how much it will cost sometimes follows. Depending on your situation, the monetary cost of divorce can vary greatly. In any…
  • May 19

    How a Unified Family Court System Tends to Work

    How a Unified Family Court System Tends to Work
    Language English How a Unified Family Court System Tends to WorkThu, 05/19/2016 - 16:39 You may have heard the term "unified court system" before, but you may be left wondering what that actually means. Many states have adopted a unified…
Rank this Week: 4668

Freed Marcroft Blog

Freed Marcroft Blog

Covers Connecticut estate planning, family, real estate, litigation, business and non-profit planning, and LGBT immigration law.

http://freedmarcroft.com/category/blog/
  • May 26

    Our Clients’ Tip for Taking Care of Yourself During Divorce: Get Outside and Exercise

    Our Clients’ Tip for Taking Care of Yourself During Divorce: Get Outside and Exercise
    One way I know that it’s officially Spring is that I’m driving my Freed Marcroft colleagues crazy with my allergies.  Robin ultimately said I could just keep her Carmex, Nisha gave me some precious, family-made ghost…
  • May 15

    Top Four Financial Benefits To Filing First For Divorce

    Top Four Financial Benefits To Filing First For Divorce
    One of the questions we are often asked at Freed Marcroft is whether there is an advantage to filing for divorce before your spouse.  Given that this is such a common concern, we have put together a three-part series detailing the…
  • Apr 14

    Natasha Roggi of Hartford Sweat on Yoga For Stress Relief

    Natasha Roggi of Hartford Sweat on Yoga For Stress Relief
    We talked to former clients about their top tips on how to take care of yourself during a divorce.  Their excellent advice, which you can read here, inspired us to do a series of blog posts expanding on their suggestions.  …
Rank this Week: 1649

RandyWallace

RandyWallace

Blog about current issues in Mississippi law including personal injury, divorce and insurance.

http://randywallace.wordpress.com/
  • May 26

    Rib time!

    Rib time!
    Cooking ribs is a constant work in progress for me.  Add this, remove that, more time / less heat, higher heat / less time, foil time, type of wood for smoke, new rubs, types of sugar, etc.  There are so many variables in cooking…
  • May 25

    Can I have a pit bull where in live in Mississippi?

    Can I have a pit bull where in live in Mississippi?
    Yes, I realize that after yesterday’s Dog Bite Laws in Mississippi post, this is the second post in two days about dogs.  I had this information from previous dog bite cases our firm has handled and intended to update it for last…
  • May 24

    Dog Bite Laws in Mississippi

    Dog Bite Laws in Mississippi
    According to The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), over 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year, over 800,000 of those bites require medical attention and roughly half of the dog bites that require medical attention…
Rank this Week: 1400

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/
  • May 26

    What Is A Prenup: New Jersey Prenuptial Agreement

    What Is A Prenup: New Jersey Prenuptial Agreement
    New Jersey has a set of statutes on the specific requirements of prenuptial and pre-civil union agreements and enforcement of them, referred to as the Uniform Pre-Marital and Pre-Civil Union Act. The details begin at N.J.S.A. 37.2-31 and…
  • May 22

    NJ Child Support: Understanding Child Support Guideline

    NJ Child Support: Understanding Child Support Guideline
    The Child Support Guidelines apply to support for all children whose parents combined net income is between $8,840.00 annually ($170.00/week) and $187,200.00 annually ($3,600.00/week). The guidelines amount, within this span of income, is…
  • May 18

    DIVORCE IN NJ

    DIVORCE IN NJ
    Although New Jersey became a “no-fault” state in 2007, no-fault divorce was an addition to grounds based divorces, not an elimination grounds. There is now a choice whether to seek divorce on a no-fault or fault based grounds. A…
Rank this Week: 1766

Men's Family Law

Men's Family Law

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

http://mensfamilylaw.com/?cat=5
  • May 25

    The Rules of Family Court – Top Tips for Child Custody

    The Rules of Family Court – Top Tips for Child Custody
    You can’t play football by the rules of baseball, and you can’t play the game of Child Custody in Family Court if you don’t know the rules – today I share with you three keys to better results in child custody battles.…
  • May 20

    Father Caring for His Sick Son in Shower Should Be Honored NOT Reported

    Father Caring for His Sick Son in Shower Should Be Honored NOT Reported
    I come from a different age, I don’t view nudity as a big deal. I especially don’t think it’s a big deal between a parent and a sick child who is puking and pooping from the stomach flu. This story was written by a mother to…
  • May 20

    MFL#041 Hot For Teacher ? | Chris Anderson of MaleSurvivor.org

    MFL#041 Hot For Teacher ? | Chris Anderson of MaleSurvivor.org
    This episode of the Men’s Family Law podcast has Christopher Anderson of MaleSurvivor.org discussing with David Pisarra the short term effects and long term effects of sexual abuse on boys and how it manifests when they are adults. When…
Rank this Week: 2995

Brownn Family Law

Brownn Family Law

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

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

    Empty Nest Divorce: Why Some Marriages Fracture When the Kids Finally Leave for College

    Empty Nest Divorce: Why Some Marriages Fracture When the Kids Finally Leave for College
    For years, as a parent, your life revolved around your kids’ schedules, leaving little to no time to spend with your spouse. When the children finally leave home, you may find yourself living with a complete stranger. Without common…
  • May 22

    5 Budgeting Do’s and Don’ts for the Newly Separated

    5 Budgeting Do’s and Don’ts for the Newly Separated
    If you plan to divorce, you will face numerous concerns. One of the greatest will likely involve how to manage your money. Whether you initiated the divorce or not, chances are your finances will take a huge hit: data show that income drops…
  • May 18

    The Art of Forensic Accounting During Divorce

    The Art of Forensic Accounting During Divorce
    During a high net worth divorce, or when a couple has complex finances that need to be divided, a forensic accountant assesses the value of marital assets and debts to prepare to divide property. The accountant’s work and testimony can…
Rank this Week: 261

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
  • May 25

    Medical Malpractice Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Medical Malpractice Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    I took my coughing, aching, exhausted self to a nurse practitioner. She took one look at me and said, “Don’t need to do tests for this, you have bad allergies. Go get these OTC allergy meds.” Soon I was spiking a fever and…
  • May 18

    Grandparents Rights Attorneys in Ft. Thoma

    Grandparents Rights Attorneys in Ft. Thoma
    Everyday people drive past public buildings and never consider that someone designed those landscapes, someone planted the trees and bushes, and someone takes care of them. Listening to Katie Mills of Merkle Lawn Care, I learned that Merkle…
  • May 11

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    The college kids are out of school, the high school kids will be out in about two weeks. Therefore, the number of drivers on the road at any given time is increased—that also increases the number of distracted drivers. Cell phones,…
Rank this Week: 2322

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • May 25

    Just for the record…

    Just for the record…
    It is an astonishingly poor judgment to plant a bug in the clothes of one’s own child. Mr Justice Peter Jackson was not impressed at the actions of a father who did so repeatedly, in order to gather evidence in a court dispute about his…
  • May 25

    Please and thank you

    Please and thank you
    I first published The Family Court without a Lawyer in 2011. Since then I’ve always had a trickle of requests for help of one sort or another, sometimes in the shape of a proper direct access enquiry, and sometimes in the form of a…
  • May 15

    Is it ok to be represented by a barrister who sometimes acts for social services?

    Is it ok to be represented by a barrister who sometimes acts for social services?
    Sometimes parents are anxious that their barrister is not on their side, or even that they might be in cahoots with social services. Sometimes, when you’re being given depressing advice, it can feel as if your lawyer is not…
Rank this Week: 3934

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/
  • May 25

    Tennessee Court of Appeals Rules Trustee May Sell Property in Testamentary Trust

    Tennessee Court of Appeals Rules Trustee May Sell Property in Testamentary Trust
    In a current opinion, the Court of Appeals of Tennessee reviewed an estate case involving the distribution of assets in a testamentary trust. In the matter of In re Estate of Culp (Tenn. Ct. App. May 12, 2016), the decedent’s will…
  • May 18

    Tennessee Court Vacates Permanent Order of Protection in Divorce Case

    Tennessee Court Vacates Permanent Order of Protection in Divorce Case
    In a recent divorce case, the Tennessee Court of Appeals reviewed whether a trial court had the authority to enter a permanent, open-ended order of protection in the parties’ divorce decree. In Swonger v. Swonger (Tenn. Ct. App. Apr.…
  • May 9

    Tennessee Court Discusses Concept of Reasonable Foreseeability in Premises Liability Case

    Tennessee Court Discusses Concept of Reasonable Foreseeability in Premises Liability Case
    In a recent case, the Court of Appeals of Tennessee examined whether or not a plaintiff’s injuries were reasonably foreseeable in order to establish premises liability in a wrongful death claim. In Singletary v. Gatlinburlier, Inc.…
Rank this Week: 1682

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/
  • May 24

    To Reduce Alimony In N.J., Any Reduction Of Income Cannot Be Deemed “Temporary”

    To Reduce Alimony In N.J., Any Reduction Of Income Cannot Be Deemed “Temporary”
    One of the most challenging issues facing this New Jersey divorce attorney is when a previous client comes back to our law firm to reduce alimony. The lawyers at our firm must then immediately examine whether or not the decrease in our…
  • May 6

    Alimony, Cohabitation, Settlement Agreements and New Jersey Divorce Law

    Alimony, Cohabitation, Settlement Agreements and New Jersey Divorce Law
    As a New Jersey attorney for the past few decades, I embrace that alimony is the most contentious financial disputes that litigants’ face when a divorce occurs. Moreover, after the divorce has been concluded, anyone who has to pay…
  • May 2

    May I Pay Child Support Directly To My Child?

    May I Pay Child Support Directly To My Child?
    Yes, under certain circumstances, the parent paying child support may pay part of their support obligation directly to a child who is an adult yet unemancipated under New Jersey law. As child support lawyers, the attorneys at our law firm…
Rank this Week: 3429

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/
  • May 24

    California Court Upholds Stipulated Divorce Judgment and Sanction

    California Court Upholds Stipulated Divorce Judgment and Sanction
    Under California law, courts are authorized to “bifurcate” or divide a divorce case into two parts. The first phase would address the status of the marriage (i.e., granting a judgment of divorce as to status only), and the second…
  • May 17

    California Court Addresses the Division of the Marital Home in Divorce

    California Court Addresses the Division of the Marital Home in Divorce
    The marital home is typically one of the most valuable assets to be divided in divorce. In California, unless the spouses agree on the division of community (or marital) property, courts will endeavor to allocate evenly the assets and debts…
  • May 10

    California Court Holds Social Security Benefits May Apply to Child Support Arrear

    California Court Holds Social Security Benefits May Apply to Child Support Arrear
    A court order for child support in a divorce case or child custody dispute between two parents is a serious matter. The parent who is obligated to make the child support payments will be expected to adhere to the court order or else face…
Rank this Week: 3263

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • May 24

    The Divorce Diet: Male Nutrition Declines After Breakup

    The Divorce Diet: Male Nutrition Declines After Breakup
    Men already face numerous health risks, and those dangers are magnified following divorce. Divorce is inherently stressful, and that strain increases the rate of early mortality by up to 250 percent. When a marriage ends, it prompts wholesale…
  • May 23

    Who Can Claim The Kids On Taxes When Custody Is Shared?

    Who Can Claim The Kids On Taxes When Custody Is Shared?
    Question: How do you determine who can claim a child as a dependent when the parents get an equal number of overnights with the child? Answer: While I am not licensed to practice law in your state and cannot give you legal advice, I can…
  • May 22

    How Difficult Is It To Obtain Sole Custody Of A Child?

    How Difficult Is It To Obtain Sole Custody Of A Child?
    Question: How difficult is it to obtain sole custody of a child? Answer: While I am not licensed to practice law in your state and am unable to give you legal advice, I can give you some general observations on this issue based on the…
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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/
  • May 24

    Who Gets the Dog?

    Who Gets the Dog?
    Divorce can become even more stressful when pets are involved and both parties are attached. While many people feel as though their pets are part of the family, the law doesn’t see it that way. In a divorce, a dispute over a pet is not…
  • May 23

    Questions to ask your partner before you get married

    Questions to ask your partner before you get married
    Getting engaged is an extremely happy time for any couple.  The act of showing off the ring (and for millennials posting hundreds of pictures of the ring to various social media accounts) fills a bride-to-be with an amazing sense of…
  • May 19

    I Don’t: What happens to the engagement ring when the engagement is broken off?

    I Don’t: What happens to the engagement ring when the engagement is broken off?
    “Will you marry me?” Once that special question is popped, generally it is followed up with that beautiful, but expensive diamond ring placed on her finger. So what happens to the ring when the wedding doesn’t happen?…
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New Jersey Family Law

New Jersey Family Law

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

http://www.njdivorceblog.typepad.com/
Rank this Week: 3318

New Jersey Family Law

New Jersey Family Law

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

http://njdivorceblog.typepad.com/new_jersey_divorce_law_me/
Rank this Week: 2276

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • May 24

    The Defined Benefit Pension Crisis Is Here And Very Real

    The Defined Benefit Pension Crisis Is Here And Very Real
    This is not a major news story for most Americans, but if you participate in a defined benefit retirement plan, one where you are due to receive regular payments of a fixed amount monthly when you reach retirement; pay heed: Bad things are…
  • May 6

    The Guidelines are Coming!

    The Guidelines are Coming!
    For those of you who practice in this area or are “regulars” in the child support system, you know that every four years, the statewide child support guidelines are due for an update. The purpose is to try to keep pace with the…
  • May 3

    Disclosure Lives In The World Of Prenuptials: Or Does It?

    Disclosure Lives In The World Of Prenuptials: Or Does It?
    To some readers, the title of this blog may seem yesterday’s news. Drilled into our collective heads since Simeone v. Simeone (581 A.2d 162) was decided in 1990 is the mantra that “For any prenuptial to be valid there must be a…
Rank this Week: 859

St. Charles Divorce Lawyer Blog

St. Charles Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law with an emphasis on divorce. By Doug Bellon of The Bellon Law Group.

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

    We Are Moving Our Office

    We Are Moving Our Office
    We are pleased to announce, that in order to better serve our clients effective the week of June 12, 2016, we are moving our office to 533 Jefferson Street,  St. Charles, MO 63301. All other contact information including our phone number…
  • Apr 12

    How Can Private School Cost Impact Child Support in Missouri?

    How Can Private School Cost Impact Child Support in Missouri?
    With the prevalence of private grade schools and high schools in the St. Louis area, family law attorneys and judges are often faced with the question of how to pay for the costs associated with these schools when one or both parents decide…
  • Jan 11

    Examining The Source Of Funds Rule In Missouri Family Court

    Examining The Source Of Funds Rule In Missouri Family Court
    Missouri family law attorneys and judges often wrestle over how property is to be divided when that property was acquired during the marriage from one party’s separate or pre-marital assets.   In today’s blog we…
Rank this Week: 2562

New York Divorce and Family Law…

New York Divorce and Family Law Blog

Covers New York divorce and family law decisions and legislation. By Joel R. Brandes.

http://brandeslaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2751

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

Reports on federal Hague Convention child abduction cases By Joel R. Brandes.

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 186

Family-In-Law

Family-In-Law

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

http://family-in-law.com/
  • May 23

    Family Lawyers: Go Ahead and Throw Away Your Notary Stamp

    Family Lawyers: Go Ahead and Throw Away Your Notary Stamp
    Effective today, you won’t need it anymore. As part of the overhaul of our procedural rules in 2015, most notary requirements were eliminated– affidavits, discovery ... The post Family Lawyers: Go Ahead and Throw Away Your Notary…
  • Apr 17

    Who Gets to Claim the Kid on Their Tax Returns?

    Who Gets to Claim the Kid on Their Tax Returns?
    Growing up the son of a CPA, I’ve always been acutely aware of the end of tax season. When tax filing deadlines approach, I can ... The post Who Gets to Claim the Kid on Their Tax Returns? appeared first on Family-In-Law.
  • Mar 8

    WCCO Covers Recent “Alimony Reform” Effort

    WCCO Covers Recent “Alimony Reform” Effort
    Continuing on a topic from prior posts  (here and here), WCCO recently covered the efforts of the new Minnesota Alimony Reform Group to overhaul Minnesota’s spousal ... The post WCCO Covers Recent “Alimony Reform”…
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Llabona Law Blog

Llabona Law Blog

Covers Florida family law issues.

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

    Determining the Best Interests of the Child in Florida

    Determining the Best Interests of the Child in Florida
    A divorce can be extremely stressful on children. Divorce courts in Florida take this into consideration in every case, leading them to consider what is in the best interest of the child in their custody decisions. There are several factors…
  • May 17

    Does Cheating Matter in a Florida Divorce?

    Does Cheating Matter in a Florida Divorce?
    Florida is a no fault divorce state, meaning that either party can file for divorce without providing a reason other than they don’t want to be married anymore. The marriage just has to be “irretrievably broken,” and this…
  • May 9

    Same Sex Divorce Right

    Same Sex Divorce Right
    Same sex marriage is a fairly new thing to the legislation in most states. This leave same sex couples to face unique challenges when it comes to same sex divorce. Because there is no specific legislation made for same sex divorce, judges…
Rank this Week: 3363

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • May 23

    Bankruptcy and Divorce

    Bankruptcy and Divorce
    Financial problems are often a complication that may have added to the stressful causes of a divorce. Divorcing couples who are deeply in debt may wonder whether they should file for bankruptcy before or after they dissolve their marriage.…
  • May 21

    Grounds for Divorce in Florida

    Grounds for Divorce in Florida
    In Florida, as in other states, state law provides for dissolution of marriage between couples. In order to be granted a divorce, the marriage must have suffered an “irretrievable breakdown” or there must be incapacity of one of the…
  • May 19

    Florida Divorce Modifications – How to Make Changes After a Divorce

    Florida Divorce Modifications – How to Make Changes After a Divorce
    Divorce can be a difficult process for families to go through. And, of course, there are many issues to review and resolve – many of which involve child custody and visitation. The finalized divorce will provide a court order that…
Rank this Week: 3349

New Jersey Family Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Helfand & Associates.

http://www.newjerseyfamilylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1398

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1928

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

http://heyannette.com/blog/
  • May 23

    What Will the Court Do if We Can’t Agree on a School?

    What Will the Court Do if We Can’t Agree on a School?
    Parents with joint legal decision-making rights face this issue all the time.  What if the parents can’t agree on what school the child will attend?   This comes up when a child is first starting kindergarten, again when…
  • Mar 14

    Telling the Children About Divorce

    Telling the Children About Divorce
    Here’s something family lawyers get asked all the time:   How do we tell the kids?   This HuffPost article addresses it in a pretty direct way, by age group.   At all ages, it seems that the things children are most…
  • Feb 24

    Domestic Violence and Abuse Trainings – current

    Domestic Violence and Abuse Trainings – current
    Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence has several upcoming trainings that can help meet the DV and child abuse requirements for those issuing reports in court matters — see their events calendar here. More trainings are…
Rank this Week: 354

Australian Divorce Blog

Australian Divorce Blog

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

http://australiandivorce.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Queensland Law Society award an Equity and Diversity Award to Harrington Family Lawyer

    Queensland Law Society award an Equity and Diversity Award to Harrington Family Lawyer
    On Thursday night I had the privilege to receive on behalf of my firm, Harrington Family Lawyers, an equity and diversity award from the Queensland Law Society.Three awards were handed out by the Society- Large firm- to Clayton Utz (which…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 205

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/
  • May 22

    Divorcing a Sociopath Husband or Wife and Persevering With Intelligence and Courage

    Divorcing a Sociopath Husband or Wife and Persevering With Intelligence and Courage
    Divorcing a sociopath comes with challenges greater than a typical California divorce. Divorcing a sociopath means you will have to endure what you likely endured during the marriage. This includes intimidation, manipulation and deception. In…
  • Jan 11

    How Long Does It Take to Get Spousal Support?

    How Long Does It Take to Get Spousal Support?
    How long does it take to get spousal support? In California, the answer to the question starts with understanding the difference between a temporary order versus a spousal support judgment. Once you understand that, the timeline becomes more…
  • Dec 28

    Gavron Warning in California Family Law – Definition and Application in Support Case

    Gavron Warning in California Family Law – Definition and Application in Support Case
    The term Gavron warning comes from a California appellate court decision called Marriage of Gavron. Since the Gavron appellate decision over 20 years ago, the California legislature has created Family Code section of 4330. In this article, we…
Rank this Week: 2460

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • May 22

    Mother Must Equally Share Costs of Post-Divorce Parenting Coordinator

    Mother Must Equally Share Costs of Post-Divorce Parenting Coordinator
    To help ensure that parents take responsibility for their post-divorce conduct, they should equally share the costs of a parenting coordinator appointed to help implement the custody and visitation provisions of a divorce judgment. So…
  • May 15

    If The Pros Can’t Tell When Children Lie, How Can Courts Decide Custody?

    If The Pros Can’t Tell When Children Lie, How Can Courts Decide Custody?
    In his February, 2016 TED talk, developmental researcher Kang Lee tells us that adults cannot tell whether children are lying. As part of his research, Dr. Lee asked children to guess the numbers on two face-down cards. The children were told…
  • May 1

    What’s the Court’s Dollar Value for a Religious Divorce (“Get”)?

    What’s the Court’s Dollar Value for a Religious Divorce (“Get”)?
    According to Jewish law, God prescribed both the way to unite souls in marriage and gave instructions how those souls can be severed. While Jewish law requires one to follow the law of the land, and thus a civil divorce is required, that…
Rank this Week: 3541

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: 2366

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • May 21

    Divorce Lawyers Misunderstand Effects of Minority Shareholding

    Divorce Lawyers Misunderstand Effects of Minority Shareholding
    The division of business assets between spouses in a divorce can be complicated and tricky. Elizabeth Berardi of New York found this out the hard way. She retained seventy-member law firm, Philps Nizer , in 2000 to draft a marriage agreement…
  • May 17

    To Sign or Not to Sign: The Prenup Dilemma

    To Sign or Not to Sign: The Prenup Dilemma
    Pre-nuptial agreements are so commonplace today that no one gives them a second thought.  They are considered de rigueur in second marriages, particularly where there are children from a first marriage, who panic at the first sign that…
  • May 16

    Hollywood, Stop Bothering Us With Your Inane Political Prattle

    Hollywood, Stop Bothering Us With Your Inane Political Prattle
    Jennifer Lawrence is the latest pretty face to achieve Hollywood success, scooping up an Academy Award for  Silver Linings Playbook in 2012 and achieving fame for her role in The Hunger Games. She was  first recruited by a modelling…
Rank this Week: 151