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CEB blog

CEB blog

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

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Jul 27

    Covering Costs in Contingent Fee Agreement

    Covering Costs in Contingent Fee Agreement
    When you’re working for a contingent fee, i.e., you’ll be paid a percentage of the recovery, don’t forget to discuss the payment of costs in your fee agreement with your client. Here’s what you’ll need…
  • Jul 25

    15 Steps to Forming a Nonprofit

    15 Steps to Forming a Nonprofit
    Clients come to you seeking to form a nonprofit corporation. As there are so many steps involved, use the following checklist to help you avoid costly mistakes. __   1.  Clear and reserve, if desired, the name of the…
  • Jul 22

    What’s a Timely Objection?

    What’s a Timely Objection?
    Objections to evidence at trial must be “timely made.” Evid C §353(a). But what does that actually mean? To be timely, an objection to inadmissible evidence must be made at the earliest opportunity. 3 Witkin, California…
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Family Lore

Family Lore

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

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

    Free Law Lectures at Gresham College

    Free Law Lectures at Gresham College
    When Worlds Collide: The Family and the LawbyProfessor Jo Delahunty QCGresham Professor of Law‘Sex, Death and Witchcraft’ – What Goes On In The Family Court Room?Thursday, 6th October 2016, 6pm – 7pm,…
  • Jul 24

    News Essentials: 25th July 2016

    News Essentials: 25th July 2016
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSCourt of Appeal disapproves of ‘destitution’ as threshold for support for migrant children and familiesThe Court of Appeal has disapproved of…
  • Jul 21

    Reform, a new idea and child contact...

    Reform, a new idea and child contact...
    After a look at the possible future of family law, my posts on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog  this week were mostly about resolving children disputes:Law Commission seeks ideas for law reform - The…
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Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

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

http://www.dallastxdivorce.com/
  • Jul 27

    What to expect in Texas family law court

    What to expect in Texas family law court
    There are a lot of good resources out there to help prepare you for divorce court. In our Dallas family law firm, one of the resources we recommend to client is the Texas Young Lawyers Association pamphlet . It covers topics such as: What to…
  • Jul 25

    Blog on Recognizing LGBT domestic abuse

    Blog on Recognizing LGBT domestic abuse
    Today, my blog on Recognizing LGBT domestic abuse was posted on my Gay & Lesbian Family Law in Texas blog. Domestic abuse is not a gay or straight issue. Pop on over there and check it out. Recognizing LGBT domestic abuse by Michelle May…
  • Jun 28

    Do the 12 divorce myths apply in Texas? (part 2)

    Do the 12 divorce myths apply in Texas? (part 2)
    This post is a continuation of the discussion about the 12 Top Divorce Myths. Here’s the link to part one: Do the 12 divorce myths apply in Texas? Myth 7: You can avoid paying child support. Child support is a mandatory order in…
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Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
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CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

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

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

    How To Explain To Your Children The Reason Behind The Divorce

    How To Explain To Your Children The Reason Behind The Divorce
    Your divorce or separation ordeal can be an agonizing time for your children. There are a million questions that flash across the tender mind of a child when his/her parents are parting ways, and he/she is left in the custody of any one of…
  • Jul 26

    Why Joint Custody Can Be The Better Option

    Why Joint Custody Can Be The Better Option
    When a couple decides to get a divorce and share a child together, they need to look into the best interests of the child and what’s best for the child over their needs and desires. It is important for the child to have both of his…
  • Jul 25

    Does Adultery Have An Effect on California Divorce Cases?

    Does Adultery Have An Effect on California Divorce Cases?
    The institution of marriage is one based on trust and loyalty. When these emotions are diluted with adultery, you find the marriage ending in divorce. It is a painful experience for the parties involved and can get quite messy if not dealt…
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Utah Divorce Hotline Blog

Utah Divorce Hotline Blog

By Chris Salcido.

http://www.utahdivorcehotline.com/utah-divorce-and-family-lawblog/
  • Jul 26

    Biological Fathers Are Entitled to Property Notice of Adoption

    Biological Fathers Are Entitled to Property Notice of Adoption
    A Procedurally Defective Notice of Adoption does not Start the Time to Contest the Adoption Phillip J. James and Mother became pregnant with an expected due date of September 2014. Around March 2014, Mother looked into an adoptive…
  • Jul 20

    Recent Decision on Alimony Law in Utah

    Recent Decision on Alimony Law in Utah
    Want to Modify Alimony? Get Your Ducks in a Row Fish v. Fish is a recent case decided by the Utah Court of Appeals involving the attempted modification of an alimony award. In that case, Diane and Jeffery got married in 1980, and…
  • Jun 7

    What is an Equitable Division of Debts and Property

    What is an Equitable Division of Debts and Property
    Getting to an Equitable Division of Debts and Property Issues that need to be resolved in a divorce proceeding may include the division of debt and property. It must be an equitable division. If the parties are unable to agree on how to…
Rank this Week: 311

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 26

    Move Away Actions in California

    Move Away Actions in California
    When couples divorce, there is one thing that is a constant and that is change. The way a person’s life looks during and immediately following a divorce is probably not the way it’s going to look a year or two later. While…
  • Jul 19

    California's Child Custody Law

    California's Child Custody Law
    If you and your spouse are filing for divorce in the near future, your top concern will be the well-being of your children. Where will the children live, and with whom? Will you try to share custody evenly, or will the children live with…
  • Jul 13

    Property Division in a California Divorce

    Property Division in a California Divorce
    If you are headed for divorce and this is your first time down the path, you will naturally have a LOT of questions, especially about how California’s divorce laws affect a spouse’s property rights. For starters, you must…
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Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

Covers DWI, civil rights, family law, workers compensation, and criminal justice.

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
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Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Jul 26

    The Admissibility of a Criminal Conviction in a Utah Trial

    The Admissibility of a Criminal Conviction in a Utah Trial
    Evidence of a Criminal Conviction Involving Dishonesty Dr. Taylor started treating Mr. Robinson in 2003 for chronic back pain and degenerative disc disease. He prescribed various pain medications to Mr. Robinson over the next three years, but…
  • Jul 21

    What is the Scope of a Gramma Request?

    What is the Scope of a Gramma Request?
    What Exactly can be Obtained Through a Gramma Request? Article I, section 14 of the Utah Constitution prohibits state actors from conducting unreasonable searches and seizures. The state can seize evidence without violating section 14 if it…
  • Jul 12

    Specific Intent to Commit a Crime Must be Proved by the Stated

    Specific Intent to Commit a Crime Must be Proved by the Stated
    Prosecutors Must Prove that the Defendant had the Specific Intent Required In the recent Carrera case the Utah Supreme Court addressed what prosecutors must prove when the elements of a crime require a specific intent. Salt…
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DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

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

    3 Realities About Prenuptial Agreement

    3 Realities About Prenuptial Agreement
    The divorce of New York real estate mogul Harry Macklowe and his wife, Linda, is about to get nasty. After 57 years of marriage, the billionaire announced he is moving in with his girlfriend of at least two years. The problem for Harry is…
  • Jul 25

    Fighting For Shared Custody Across State Line

    Fighting For Shared Custody Across State Line
    Question: I am going through a divorce and no one in the legal aid programs are willing to help or represent me in court. My ex lives in a different state and I’m stuck fighting for shared parenting and visitation on my own. Any advice…
  • Jul 24

    How Long Do I Have To Respond To Divorce Papers?

    How Long Do I Have To Respond To Divorce Papers?
    Question: I was recently served divorce papers and told I have 21 days to respond to the court. Is that 21 days after my spouse files or 21 days after I was served the papers? Answer: While I am not licensed to practice law in your…
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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: 2849

Divorce Law Journal

Divorce Law Journal

Covers adoptions, business valuation, collaborative family law, debt division, grandparent visitation, maintenance, relocation and same sex issues. By Diana L. Skaggs.

http://louisvilledivorce.typepad.com/info/
Rank this Week: 2434

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/
  • Jul 26

    Checklist for Hiring a Divorce Lawyer

    Checklist for Hiring a Divorce Lawyer
    Language English Checklist for Hiring a Divorce LawyerTue, 07/26/2016 - 16:23 Your divorce lawyer is someone who can answer your questions, provide legal guidance, and assist you in obtaining the best outcome possible when working your…
  • Jul 21

    Dreams and Desires After Divorce

    Dreams and Desires After Divorce
    Language English Dreams and Desires After DivorceThu, 07/21/2016 - 16:31 As adults, we often forget that we still have the ability to dream. We tend to get so caught up in everyday life that we can sometimes overlook our goals,…
  • Jul 19

    To-Do List for Co-Parent

    To-Do List for Co-Parent
    Language English To-Do List for Co-ParentsTue, 07/19/2016 - 16:51 Divorcing or separating from your co-parent is one decision that comes loaded with dozens of other choices waiting for you to make. Many of these other decisions have to do…
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Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips…

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips for You

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

http://www.rhodeislanddivorcetips.com/
Rank this Week: 1101

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • Jul 26

    Legal Representation in Divorce

    Legal Representation in Divorce
    Michael Divorce is never an easy part of life and that is why hiring a divorce attorney in the city of Houston is the key to getting through it. There are many reasons to hire an attorney and they include knowing your rights, protecting your…
  • Jul 21

    Legal Solution for Overwhelming Debt

    Legal Solution for Overwhelming Debt
    Michael Debt is something that can accumulate very quickly or over time depending on the given circumstances and it is very easy to get to a point where it becomes overwhelming and more than an individual can handle on their own. This can…
  • Jul 15

    Seek Legal Assistance for Placement of Minor

    Seek Legal Assistance for Placement of Minor
    Michael While parents are typically the ideal judgment makers for the best interests of the child, this can be clouded and based more on emotion than facts during a difficult and contested divorce/separation. At that time it may be necessary…
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Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

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

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
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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/
  • Jul 25

    Do You Really Want to Keep the Marital Home?

    Do You Really Want to Keep the Marital Home?
    Divorce rarely brings out the best in people, and common sense is often the first attribute to fall by the wayside at the beginning of proceedings. More than one spouse has ended up on the other side, officially divorced and scratching her…
  • Jul 18

    Divorce in NJ: Financial Factors to Consider When Getting Divorced

    Divorce in NJ: Financial Factors to Consider When Getting Divorced
    Financial factors are very crucial for you to review as you begin the divorce process. You are most likely aware that divorces can be expensive, but do you know how much yours will cost you? You may be surprised to find out that the average…
  • Jul 11

    The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen Are Divorce Lawyers in NJ That Offer A Free Consultation

    The Law Offices of Peter Van Aulen Are Divorce Lawyers in NJ That Offer A Free Consultation
    Choosing an attorney for your divorce is a complicated decision, and one not to be made lightly. You want an attorney with impeccable credentials and a caring personality who isn’t afraid to deal with unpleasant issues. Until you meet…
Rank this Week: 261

Michigan Divorce Lawyers Blog

Michigan Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law, divorce, and custody issues in Michigan. By Serafini, Michalowski, Derkacz & Associates P.C.

http://www.michigandivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    What is the difference between legal custody and physical custody?

    What is the difference between legal custody and physical custody?
    There are two types of custody that will be determined in a custody or divorce case. Legal custody involves major decisions affecting the child, including, but not limited to schooling, healthcare, and religion.  Physical custody refers…
  • Jul 11

    Family Law Case Codes and what they mean.

    Family Law Case Codes and what they mean.
    There are several case codes that you should be familiar with when filing a family law case. The court will require different standards of proof and different procedures, depending on which type of family case is filed. DP – A DP…
  • Jun 27

    Filing for Divorce FAQ’

    Filing for Divorce FAQ’
    Answers to frequently asked questions regarding filing for divorce: 1.) Do I need an attorney to file for divorce? Answer: No. However, it is in your best interest to consult with an attorney when filing for divorce. Often times we hear from…
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All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Jul 25

    Three Valuable Lessons You Can Learn From Celebrity Divorce

    Three Valuable Lessons You Can Learn From Celebrity Divorce
    Celebrities are in the limelight, but they are just like regular people when it comes to relationships. Many celebrity marriages end in divorce, and when they do the process may involve airing their dirty laundry in public. The reality is,…
  • Jul 23

    Becoming a Better Parent

    Becoming a Better Parent
    Parenting is never easy. Children don’t come with an instruction guide, yet parents are expected to instinctively know how to care for all of their children’s physical, emotional, and financial needs. Unfortunately, divorce can…
  • Jul 21

    Trial Separation – Is it an Option in Florida?

    Trial Separation – Is it an Option in Florida?
    The decision to divorce isn’t always an easy one. Sometimes, couples may want some time apart to help them decide whether they want to continue the marriage or move on. In Florida, there is no legal separation. However, couples can still…
Rank this Week: 3343

Divorce Lawyer North Andover

Divorce Lawyer North Andover

Covers Massachusetts family law. By Patricia S. Fernandez & Associates.

http://northandovermafamilylawattorney.com/
  • Jul 25

    My Divorce is Final-Now What?

    My Divorce is Final-Now What?
    Divorce Lawyer North Andover If you are nearing the end of a divorce or have recently signed the papers to finalize your divorce, you may be asking yourself: “What’s next”? Sure, the actual legal part of…
  • Apr 15

    5 Common Mistakes to Avoid when Divorcing

    5 Common Mistakes to Avoid when Divorcing
    Divorce Lawyer North Andover Concealing or overlooking an asset: In Massachusetts all property, no matter how or when acquired, is considered marital property.  How it is divided is another subject entirely. That said, even if it is…
  • Mar 16

    Patricia S. Fernandez & Associates welcomes clients, colleagues and friends to new office in North Andover

    Patricia S. Fernandez & Associates welcomes clients, colleagues and friends to new office in North Andover
    Divorce Lawyer North Andover Patricia S. Fernandez & Associates hosted an open house for more than 50 clients, colleagues and friends at its High Street location in North Andover’s Historic Mill Buildings to celebrate 30 years in…
Rank this Week: 3266

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Wallerstedt v. Wallerstedt – Relocation in Indiana Child Custody Case

    Wallerstedt v. Wallerstedt – Relocation in Indiana Child Custody Case
    When custodial parent of a minor child in Indiana plans to move to a new residence, that parent must understand his or her rights or obligations with regard to child custody. As of July 1, 2006, a parent with custody or parenting time…
  • Jul 15

    Martinez v. Cahue – Child Custody and Relocation to Another Country

    Martinez v. Cahue – Child Custody and Relocation to Another Country
    In Indiana, when a custodial parent wishes to move either out-of-state or out of the country, he or she needs to comply with Indiana Code Chapter 31-17-2.2, which requires notification of the courts and the other parent. The law…
  • Jun 25

    Sieglein v. Schmidt – Child Support of Baby Born Via In Vitro Fertilization

    Sieglein v. Schmidt – Child Support of Baby Born Via In Vitro Fertilization
    In 2016, there are so many different ways of becoming a parent. Beyond the so-called “traditional method,” there is adoption, surrogacy and in vitro fertilization.  With the advancement of technology, the legalities have been…
Rank this Week: 4853

New Jersey Family Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Helfand & Associates.

http://www.newjerseyfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Dividing up Bonus Money in New Jersey Divorce Cases – Fleming v. Fleming

    Dividing up Bonus Money in New Jersey Divorce Cases – Fleming v. Fleming
    New Jersey divorce cases often raise complicated issues about how to divide property and calculate income. The Superior Court recently handled.  The Court was called on to decide whether certain payments one spouse received from his…
  • Jul 21

    Getting an Annulment in New Jersey – McCormack v. Xie

    Getting an Annulment in New Jersey – McCormack v. Xie
    Annulment is an alternative to divorce in which a court concludes that a marriage is invalid. Unlike an actual divorce, in which a court legally terminates a marriage, an annulment determines that the marriage never existed in the first…
  • Jul 14

    The Importance of Carefully Drafting Settlement Agreements in New Jersey Divorce Cases – Gilmore v. Salem

    The Importance of Carefully Drafting Settlement Agreements in New Jersey Divorce Cases – Gilmore v. Salem
    Settlement agreements often offer divorcing spouses an opportunity to resolve many or all of the issues related to their split in an effective and mutually agreeable way. It is important to remember that these are legal documents, however,…
Rank this Week: 1495

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Jul 25

    Call for Papers--Children’s Legal Rights Journal

    Call for Papers--Children’s Legal Rights Journal
    Children’s Legal Rights Journal Call for Papers Issue 1, 2016 Children and the Law About the CLRJ. The Children’s Legal Rights Journal is a national journal sponsored by Loyola University Chicago School of Law in cooperation with the…
  • Jul 24

    The Guardian view on Ellie Butler’s murder: human fallibility?

    The Guardian view on Ellie Butler’s murder: human fallibility?
    From The Guardian: The family justice system has few admirers. Its clients come into contact with it at moments of stress and anger. It has to make the hard decisions that parents have been unwilling or incapable of making for...
  • Jul 23

    Opportunity: Be a Facilitator at Marion County Unrepresented Litigants Family Law Facilitation Program

    Opportunity: Be a Facilitator at Marion County Unrepresented Litigants Family Law Facilitation Program
    From the IndyBar: Dear Senior Judge/Domestic Relations Attorney, I am writing to you to invite you to participate in Marion County’s new Unrepresented Litigant (“URL”) Family Law facilitation program. In October of 2015 Marion County…
Rank this Week: 2498

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

http://heyannette.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    Mandatory Mediation Clauses Thrown Out in Maine

    Mandatory Mediation Clauses Thrown Out in Maine
    It’s fairly common for a parenting plan or parenting time order to include a clause like this:   “If the parties are unable to reach an agreement regarding any change to this parenting agreement, they will request…
  • Jul 21

    Facebook is Good Evidence

    Facebook is Good Evidence
    If you’re going to assert in court that you are having no contact with someone, it’s probably best not to have Facebook conversations going on with that person. In an Arkansas guardianship case, a mother sought to terminate her…
  • May 25

    What Does the Court Do About Choosing a School? Part 2

    What Does the Court Do About Choosing a School? Part 2
    Continuing from the 5/23 post on Jordan v. Rea, about how an Arizona court will choose a school if the parents can’t agree, this is Jordan’s discussion of how private school tuition factors into the decision. When choosing a…
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(619) Divorce Blog

(619) Divorce Blog

Divorce and Family Law topics related to San Diego, CA.

http://619divorce.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    Hartwell Files Divorce Papers and Questions Paternity

    Hartwell Files Divorce Papers and Questions Paternity
    Former NFL player Ed Hartwell has filed for divorce from actress Keshia Knight Pulliam according to court papers filed in Georgia on July 25. Hartwell cited irreconcilable differences. The two have only been married for seven months.…
  • Jul 18

    Divorce Preparation

    Divorce Preparation
    It’s not something people ever think they’ll have to do – prepare for their divorce. But for couples that are headed in that direction, the best thing you can do is be prepared for what is to come. If you’re convinced…
  • Jul 11

    Is Bennifer Still Divorcing?

    Is Bennifer Still Divorcing?
    For months tabloids speculated that Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner’s marriage was headed towards divorce. But now, according to sources close to the couple, it looks like they might not be divorcing. Divorce Statement Just a year ago a…
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Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Jul 24

    The Divorce Settlement Must Predict How Finances Will Actually Work

    The Divorce Settlement Must Predict How Finances Will Actually Work
    A divorce settlement agreement requires clear language. It must also anticipate the thousands of details needed to complete the financial disentanglement and establish post-divorce rights and obligations. The parties must unceasingly ask…
  • Jul 4

    Charging a Party for Spending Marital Assets During the Divorce Action

    Charging a Party for Spending Marital Assets During the Divorce Action
    The filing of a divorce summons commences the action and terminates the marital economic partnership. As noted by the Court of Appeals in Mesholam v. Mesholam, 11 N.Y.3d 24, 27, 862 N.Y.S.2d 453 (2008), that partnership is to be considered…
  • Jun 26

    Mother’s Testimony Sufficient Foundation for Receipt in Evidence of Health Care Invoices and Payment Record

    Mother’s Testimony Sufficient Foundation for Receipt in Evidence of Health Care Invoices and Payment Record
    The Appellate Division, Second Department, has held in its June 15, 2016 decision in Schiero v. Perrotta, that a mother’s testimony was a sufficient foundation for the admission in evidence of her children’s medical bills and her…
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Rochester Family Lawyer Blog

Rochester Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://rochesterfamilylawyer.korotkinlaw.com
  • Jul 24

    Final Custody Determination Requires a Plenary Hearing

    Final Custody Determination Requires a Plenary Hearing
    A mother who lost custody of her children after she broke windows at their father’s house and set fire to his clothes in the driveway should have received an evidentiary hearing, the Court of Appeals has ruled in S.L. v. J.R., 2016 N.Y.…
  • Apr 24

    Parent Who Is Prevented From Seeing Child By Other Spouse Is Not Obligated To Pay Child Support

    Parent Who Is Prevented From Seeing Child By Other Spouse Is Not Obligated To Pay Child Support
    I have previously written about situations where a child becomes constructively emancipated as a result of the child’s refusal to have contact with the parent.  What happens in situations where a parent is prevented from seeing the…
  • Jan 25

    What Makes a Marriage Valid?

    What Makes a Marriage Valid?
    Occasionally, it is not clear whether the parties have a valid marriage which can be critical to such issues such as spousal maintenance and equitable distribution. So what makes a marriage valid? In a recent decision, a trial court held…
Rank this Week: 814

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Jul 24

    School Holiday Season

    School Holiday Season
    It’s that time of year when I realise I’m another year older already (yay, happy birthday me), the days are getting shorter already, I haven’t fallen asleep in the sun yet this summer, and I really, really need a holiday.…
  • Jul 22

    A civil *style* authority

    A civil *style* authority
    There is a really useful 2014 Court of Appeal judgment which I’ve come across lately which has some useful cross over applicability to appeals on fact in family cases. The case : Fage UK Ltd & Anor v Chobani UK Ltd & Anor…
  • Jul 6

    Some things I don’t have time to blog about…

    Some things I don’t have time to blog about…
    Busy in a trial this week. Here are things that I’ve seen, noted and wanted to blog about but in respect of which others who clearly have too much time on their hands who are more efficient than I* have beaten me to the blog…
Rank this Week: 3919

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Jul 23

    Lawyer Jailed for Refusing to Remove “Black Lives Matter” Pin

    Lawyer Jailed for Refusing to Remove “Black Lives Matter” Pin
    Ohio lawyer, Andrea Burton, was handcuffed and led out of a courtroom by an attending sheriff when she refused to comply with Judge Robert Milich’s  multiple requests that she remove her Black Lives Matter pin.  After her…
  • Jul 9

    Assassination of Dallas Police Inevitable in Light of Ferguson

    Assassination of Dallas Police Inevitable in Light of Ferguson
    The assassination of five Dallas police officers was entirely predictable when the false narrative of “hands up don’t shoot” became the mantra for black riots in Ferguson, Missouri and a battle cry against law enforcement.…
  • Jun 30

    The World’s Richest Lawyers: Part 1

    The World’s Richest Lawyers: Part 1
      If you think all lawyers are rich, you’d be wrong. Money Inc. reports that the average salary for lawyers in the United States is $133,000 per year. The average for Canadian lawyers is less than that. But there are a group of…
Rank this Week: 4851

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
  • Jul 23

    Fessler Schneider Grimme Divorce Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY

    Fessler Schneider Grimme Divorce Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY
    In today’s world one of the realities is that people who began as a happily married couple may find that their relationship has unraveled.  Different needs, different interests, conflicting schedules, finances, and a million other…
  • Jul 15

    DUI Defense Attorneys in Ft. Thomas Kentucky

    DUI Defense Attorneys in Ft. Thomas Kentucky
    Speeding, seat belts not fastened, or driving under the influence (DUI DWI), these are charges that we frequently think of the “other guy” getting. Until it happens to you. You go to a party, a family get together, or an…
  • Jun 29

    Fessler Schneider & Grimme wish you a happy holiday

    Fessler Schneider & Grimme wish you a happy holiday
    To our families and friends   Everyone at Fessler, Schneider & Grimme wishes you a happy Fourth of July. Celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence some 240 years ago! Celebrate being a citizen of the USA!!!! Enjoy a…
Rank this Week: 2395

Missouri Divorce and Family Law…

Missouri Divorce and Family Law Blog

Covers alimony/maintenance, bankruptcy, child support, custody and visitation, divorce, paternity, property division and taxes. By Mark Wortman.

http://familylaw.mwortmanlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2460

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/
Rank this Week: 2899

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1785

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jul 22

    Number 18: Really?

    Number 18: Really?
    Each month we get a report from our own marketing folks on how many people read and subscribe to our blog. On June 29, we received an email from Adelaide in South Australia in which a law firm has taken the time evaluate the 100 best divorce…
  • Jul 22

    “They Lied: Make Them Pay”

    “They Lied: Make Them Pay”
    For those who practice in the domestic relations world, one of the great frustrations comes when a client asks us to extract a sometimes appropriate pound of flesh as compensation for the “pack of lies” contained in a divorce…
  • Jun 28

    Guns & Domestic Violence; The US Supreme Court Grapples With Voisine v. US

    Guns & Domestic Violence; The US Supreme Court Grapples With Voisine v. US
    This writer only wishes he could wear the mantle of constitutional scholar. The best he can do is claim the appellation: constitutional observer.  Today, I picked up the majority opinion decided by Justice Elena Kagan with the intention…
Rank this Week: 889

Family Law Source

Family Law Source

Covers business valuation and divorce litigation. By Brian C. Vertz.

http://www.familylawyerspittsburgh.com/blog/
  • Jul 22

    Who Keeps the Family Pet After a Pittsburgh Divorce?

    Who Keeps the Family Pet After a Pittsburgh Divorce?
    The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) estimates that 37-47 percent of all U.S. households have a dog and 30-37 percent of households have a cat. Countless more households have one or more beloved pets,…
  • Jun 13

    Pollock Begg Family Law Attorneys Named to 2016 Super Lawyers, Rising Stars List

    Pollock Begg Family Law Attorneys Named to 2016 Super Lawyers, Rising Stars List
    PITTSBURGH — The divorce attorneys at Downtown Pittsburgh family law firm Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC again celebrate recognition from Pennsylvania Super Lawyers with inclusion on multiple 2016 lists. Five partners, David…
  • May 14

    QDRO Divides Pension at Retirement Date Unless Agreement Specifies Otherwise

    QDRO Divides Pension at Retirement Date Unless Agreement Specifies Otherwise
    Bortz v. Bortz, No. 1147 MDA 2015 (April 27, 2016)(non-precedential) Husband in this case was a Williamsport police officer who entered into a settlement with his wife when they divorced.  Their agreement provided that she would receive…
Rank this Week: 969

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/
  • Jul 22

    Divorce, the Kids, & the House: What on Earth is “Bird Nesting?”

    Divorce, the Kids, & the House: What on Earth is “Bird Nesting?”
    “Wait, we do what?” It can sound pretty baffling at first. Here’s the scoop.  The kids stay in the family home — the “nest,” get it?  The idea is that instead of children having to go back and…
  • Jul 18

    Lessons From A Porch: the Rise of Divorce Later in Life

    Lessons From A Porch: the Rise of Divorce Later in Life
    Kristen and I were lucky enough to spend the weekend in Provincetown.  The Land’s End Inn is our favorite place to stay for many reasons — but chief among them is its magnificent porch with views of the harbor.  Our…
  • Jul 12

    Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Why Unmarried Couples Should Have Cohabitation Agreement

    Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Why Unmarried Couples Should Have Cohabitation Agreement
    I was recently thinking about a friend of mine from out of state who went through a pretty miserable breakup.  She and her former beau had lived together for several years, and they had a heck of a time determining how to handle to…
Rank this Week: 1533

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

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

http://www.massachusettsdivorcelawmonitor.com/
  • Jul 21

    Potential Changes to Interstate Custody Dispute Law in Massachusett

    Potential Changes to Interstate Custody Dispute Law in Massachusett
    After a three month maternity leave, and a few months adjusting to being a full-time working mom, I’m excited to be back to contributing my thoughts to this blog! I’m also excited to be writing on a topic that I not only find…
  • Jul 7

    Change Is Good – Handing Over the Rein

    Change Is Good – Handing Over the Rein
    Hi there, In addition to being a busy practicing partner here at Burns & Levinson, I’ve been the chair of the Divorce & Family group and co-chair of the Private Client group since 1989. I’ve had the privilege of assisting…
  • Jun 30

    Misinterpreting the Law Doesn’t Negate an Alimony Agreement

    Misinterpreting the Law Doesn’t Negate an Alimony Agreement
    The Appeals Court decision in DeMarco v. DeMarco reminds us that a deal is a deal, even when it’s entered into based upon advice from a trial judge who misinterprets the law. In this case, the husband and wife were divorced in May 2010.…
Rank this Week: 4751

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
Rank this Week: 101

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

Covers family and divorce law. By Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP.

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Jul 21

    Brexit and the Impact on International Family Law, More Questions Than Answer

    Brexit and the Impact on International Family Law, More Questions Than Answer
    On June 22, 2016, the UK voted to exit the European Union, a development commonly known as the “Brexit.” This surprising turn of events left the global markets in decline, and the volatility has continued ever since. The question…
  • Jun 23

    Domestic Violence

    Domestic Violence
    Recently, the news and social media outlets have been inundated with domestic violence headlines including allegations against Johnny Depp, the arrest of Sacramento Kings basketball player, Darren Collison, and the conviction of television…
  • Jun 15

    Summer Parenting

    Summer Parenting
    Summer is here!  While soaking in the warm sun and enjoying outdoor activities are top priorities, now is the time for co-parents to work together to formalize summer plans so that everyone can focus on maximizing summer fun with the…
Rank this Week: 4685

New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

By Bruce Provda.

http://www.nydivorcefirm.com/blog
  • Jul 21

    Recovery after an Abusive Relationship

    Recovery after an Abusive Relationship
    Be nice to yourself Make friends Take your time before getting into another relationship Reassure your children that both you and they are safe. Get them help if needed If you had an abusive relationship in your marriage where the partner…
  • Jul 11

    Loneliness and Gene

    Loneliness and Gene
    A fascinating new study in Genome Biology suggests that loneliness may be correlated to changes in gene expression. A lot of literature correlated lack of social contact  (loneliness) with detrimental health effects. This is the first…
  • Jul 8

    WHAT DOES EMOTIONAL ABUSE LOOK LIKE?

    WHAT DOES EMOTIONAL ABUSE LOOK LIKE?
    1. Rejecting Parents or caregivers who display rejecting behavior toward a child will often [purposefully or unconsciously] let a child know, in a variety of ways, that he or she is unwanted. Putting down a child’s worth or belittling…
Rank this Week: 1905

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 1267

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/
  • Jul 20

    Domestic Violence Updated: Cyber Crimes and Other Proposed Change

    Domestic Violence Updated: Cyber Crimes and Other Proposed Change
    In February, 2015, Chief Justice Rabner convened a Supreme Court Ad Hoc Committee on Domestic Violence. Whether given that 24 years had passed since the “Prevention of Domestic Violence Act,” (N.J.S.A. 2C:25-17 et. seq.) was…
  • Jul 8

    Guns and Domestic Violence

    Guns and Domestic Violence
    The Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, more commonly referred to as “the right to bear arms,” can at times conflict with society’s ability to protect other citizens from those same citizens…
  • Jul 5

    Beyond Irreconcilable Differences — Marital Tort

    Beyond Irreconcilable Differences — Marital Tort
    When contemplating divorce many people fail to consider other causes of action that should be raised in a Complaint for Divorce and risk being barred from making a claim in the future.  In addition to asserting one or more of the…
Rank this Week: 1547

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/
  • Jul 20

    40 secrets only divorce attorneys know

    40 secrets only divorce attorneys know
    The Divorce process is a stressful process that can easily bring out the worst in people. Some people even see divorce as a way to seek revenge on a spouse by seizing money and assets. Although divorce can get you out of an unhappy marriage,…
  • Jul 15

    Rules to make co-parenting after a divorce easier

    Rules to make co-parenting after a divorce easier
    Rules to make co-parenting after a divorce easier    Adjusting to co-parenting after a divorce can be challenging. Your relationship as a couple is over, but you have to find a way to continue your relationship as parents for the…
  • Jun 24

    10 assets you might forget to include in your divorce – AvvoStorie

    10 assets you might forget to include in your divorce – AvvoStorie
    Often the divorcing couple doesn’t remember they have these items, or doesn’t consider them to be assets. When you’re working through your divorce settlement, deciding who gets what, you are likely focusing on major…
Rank this Week: 3695

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

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

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3288

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4327