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Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By McClure Law Group.

http://www.texasdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Factors for Spousal Maintenance Award in Texa

    Factors for Spousal Maintenance Award in Texa
    In a recent Texas appellate case, a husband and wife filed cross petitions for divorce. The husband argued that the trial court had erred in awarding the wife $5000 each month in spousal maintenance. The wife argued that the trial court had…
  • Apr 22

    The Property Owner Rule in Valuing Texas Property for Distribution Purpose

    The Property Owner Rule in Valuing Texas Property for Distribution Purpose
    In a recent Texas appellate case, the court considered the lower court’s division of a marital estate. The couple was married in 1990 and bought two businesses while married, one an insurance agency operated by the wife and the other a…
  • Apr 20

    Grandparents Seek Court-Ordered Visitation in Texa

    Grandparents Seek Court-Ordered Visitation in Texa
    In a recent Texas appellate case, paternal grandparents wanted the court to order a mother to give them access to their grandchild. The case arose after a couple married in 2004 and had two children in the subsequent years. The father…
Rank this Week: 1483

Next Phase Legal Blog

Next Phase Legal Blog

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

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

    A Divorce from Social Media: Avoid Creating a Messy Trail

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

    Family Business Mediation: Solving Legal Issues Without Going to Court

    Family Business Mediation: Solving Legal Issues Without Going to Court
    Mediation is often considered an excellent means of conflict resolution for personal or family disputes, but the benefits of mediation extend to more than just familial problems. In fact, mediation is oftentimes the best conflict resolution…
  • Oct 12

    Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce in Massachusett

    Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce in Massachusett
    If you get divorced in Massachusetts, there are different types of divorces that are available to you, with each following a different path as it goes through the courts. Some are quicker, simpler, and less expensive than others. It depends…
Rank this Week: 1571

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
Rank this Week: 2194

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
  • Apr 26

    Giving it away

    Giving it away
    When I mentor newly licensed attorneys, one of the more important lessons I try to impart is that they should be clear about when and why they are doing unpaid work and insure they get paid for their remaining work. This isn’t intended…
  • Apr 22

    Where’s the public good in “Pro bono publico”?

    Where’s the public good in “Pro bono publico”?
    At some point the Latin phrase for the concept that lawyers should provide volunteer services was shortened from “pro bono publico” to simply “pro bono.” I have no idea when or why it happened, but in the context of…
  • Apr 21

    Better to be underemployed than overemployed

    Better to be underemployed than overemployed
    There was a recent (April 18, 2017) opinion piece by David Leonhardt in the New York Times titled, “You’re Too Busy. You Need a ‘Shultz Hour.’” In it Leonhardt discusses the work of psychologist Amos Tversky on…
Rank this Week: 93

CEB blog

CEB blog

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

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Apr 26

    8 Tips to Maximize Interpreter Effectivene

    8 Tips to Maximize Interpreter Effectivene
    Once you find a qualified interpreter, apply these eight tips to maximize the interpreter’s usefulness in court or at trial. Locate interpreters where they can hear and be heard. One of the most challenging aspects of simultaneous court…
  • Apr 24

    Employer Checklist: Responding to Request for an Assistive Animal

    Employer Checklist: Responding to Request for an Assistive Animal
    A possible accommodation for an employee’s disability may be the use of an assistive animal in the workplace. What considerations should go into deciding whether to allow this accommodation? Here’s a handy checklist to help…
  • Apr 21

    Are Insurance Agreements Discoverable?

    Are Insurance Agreements Discoverable?
    The existence of insurance is often key to a lawsuit and one of the first orders of business in discovery. There are statutory provisions allowing for discovery of the existence and contents of insurance agreements—as well as limits on…
Rank this Week: 2189

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Attorney Fees, Divorce

    Attorney Fees, Divorce
    As a Jacksonville divorce attorney, I understand that attorney fees in divorce cases is an issue that comes up in every case. Whether each person will pay his or her own attorney fees, or whether the other side will be forced to contribute…
  • Apr 13

    Child Support Contempt

    Child Support Contempt
    Child Support Contempt is a common issue with Jacksonville Family law and divorce cases. When it comes to child support, often child support contempt motions are part of the norm.  As a Jacksonville child support attorney and family…
  • Feb 23

    Child Support, Gross Income Matter

    Child Support, Gross Income Matter
    Money and finances in divorce and related cases are rarely, if ever, at the very top of a judge’s list of important issues, but child support calculations are important.   For the most part, calculating child support is a…
Rank this Week: 2769

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Apr 26

    What To Wear To Court

    What To Wear To Court
    The post What To Wear To Court appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Mar 29

    Frequently Asked Questions After An Arrest

    Frequently Asked Questions After An Arrest
    You have rights and it’s important to know them. In this post we’ll tackle frequently asked questions after an arrest so you’ll know how to respond in case you ever get booked. Can I be arrested without an arrest warrant?…
  • Feb 24

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part VI)

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part VI)
    Building a Legal Practice Designed to Last: Concentrating Your Practice     The modern world of business has pushed professionals more and more into concentrated areas of service. In law school you study four to five areas of the…
Rank this Week: 1666

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

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

    Does death penalty bring closure to victim's family?

    Does death penalty bring closure to victim's family?
    From PBS News Hour: The last time anyone saw Julie Heath alive was Oct. 3, 1993, when the 18-year-old set out to visit her boyfriemd in Hot Springs, Arkansas. A week later, a hunter discovered Heath’s body, less than eight...
  • Apr 25

    Remembering an earlier refugee crisis, and a family who risked their lives to help

    Remembering an earlier refugee crisis, and a family who risked their lives to help
    From the Washington Post: In 1943, when Refik Veseli, a photographer’s apprentice, smuggled his mentor Moshe Mandil and Mandil’s family across Albania to escape the Nazis, he didn’t see himself as particularly heroic. Mandil, who had…
  • Apr 24

    Divorce Attorney’s Murder A Chilling Reminder Of The Dangers Of Family L

    Divorce Attorney’s Murder A Chilling Reminder Of The Dangers Of Family L
    From the American Law Institute: On March 22, attorney Sara Quirt San was shot and killed by her client’s estranged husband. Her killer’s rampage included murdering two of his wife’s co-workers, before driving to Sann’s office and…
Rank this Week: 2293

Bergen County Divorce Attorney…

Bergen County Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Leopold Law.

https://www.bergencountydivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Therapeutic Reunification Process in New Jersey

    Therapeutic Reunification Process in New Jersey
    In a recent New Jersey appellate case, a father appealed an order that suspended a therapeutic reunification process with his daughters that was being conducted through Skype. The order awarded the defendant’s former wife…
  • Apr 20

    Emancipation and Child Support in New Jersey

    Emancipation and Child Support in New Jersey
    N.J.S.A. 2A:17-56.67 automatically terminates support when a child reaches age 19 and became effective on February 1, 2017. However, couples may still negotiate settlement agreements that will be incorporated by their divorce judgment,…
  • Apr 17

    Modification of Grandparent Visitation in New Jersey

    Modification of Grandparent Visitation in New Jersey
    In the unpublished opinion of Slawinski v. Nicholas, a New Jersey appellate court considered a motion to change a consent order that granted a grandparent visitation. The lower court held that the mother could terminate the consent order…
Rank this Week: 1834

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • Apr 26

    Rehabilitative Alimony and Duration of Marriage Examined in Springfield, TN Divorce: Henson v. Henson

    Rehabilitative Alimony and Duration of Marriage Examined in Springfield, TN Divorce: Henson v. Henson
    Facts: Husband and Wife were married for nine years before Wife discovered Husband’s affair and filed for divorce. They have no children. During the marriage, they moved frequently to accommodate Husband’s military career. Husband…
  • Apr 24

    Things I Like: Coppock on Tennessee Adoption Law

    Things I Like: Coppock on Tennessee Adoption Law
    Dawn Coppock, Esq., is widely recognized as the preeminent authority on Tennessee adoption law. She also happens to be a wonderful person. When I was a “baby lawyer” 20 years ago, one of the partners in the firm where I worked…
  • Apr 21

    Photo of the Week: Cicada Up Close

    Photo of the Week: Cicada Up Close
    Information provided by K.O. Herston: Knoxville, Tennessee Divorce and Family-Law Attorney.Filed under: Photography Tagged: Photography
Rank this Week: 3730

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

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

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • Apr 26

    How To Focus On Your Kids In A Divorce

    How To Focus On Your Kids In A Divorce
    When you are getting a divorce, your children are your most important worry. But, do not be sad, as studies prove that children can cope up with the divorce of their parents and even come out okay. Now, this may not always be the case. There…
  • Apr 25

    What Should You Do When You Realize Your Marriage is Over?

    What Should You Do When You Realize Your Marriage is Over?
    One of the life’s most heartbreaking situations is when one of the spouses in a marriage has decided to end the marriage and file for a divorce while the other still wants the marriage to work out. It may be possible that you are going…
  • Apr 21

    Taking Steps Towards A New Life After Divorce

    Taking Steps Towards A New Life After Divorce
    A divorce can actually be a life-shattering experience for many people. But you just cannot be down and remain submerged in your agony. Check out the following steps to revive and lead a new life once the divorce proceedings are over. You…
Rank this Week: 1577

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

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

    Responding to Parental Abduction in Emergency Situation

    Responding to Parental Abduction in Emergency Situation
    Having your child taken from you can be frightening. Knowing the person who took your child doesn’t make the situation less scary.
  • Apr 25

    Knowing When to Answer: Responding to Child Welfare Complaint

    Knowing When to Answer: Responding to Child Welfare Complaint
    Once the DCP&P files a Complaint and serves it on the parent under investigation, the parent has the right to submit a formal Answer to the complaint, which is not required.
  • Apr 24

    Interviews of Interest: Testimony in Child Welfare Case

    Interviews of Interest: Testimony in Child Welfare Case
    The court may consider oral testimony at any stage in child welfare proceedings when material facts are in dispute or when the available evidence is not sufficient to make a finding based on a preponderance of the evidence.
Rank this Week: 2465

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.net/
  • Apr 25

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FAQs ABOUT NEW JERSEY ALIMONY LAWS AND RETIREMENT

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FAQs ABOUT NEW JERSEY ALIMONY LAWS AND RETIREMENT
    Will my alimony obligation end upon retirement under New Jersey alimony laws? On September 10, 2015, the Governor of New Jersey signed into law an amended alimony statute. Said amended statute made a number changes in regard to alimony and…
  • Apr 24

    EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION Of DEBT IN A NJ DIVORCE

    EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION Of DEBT IN A NJ DIVORCE
    Going into divorce actions, people often do not realize that it is not just marital assets that are distributed by the court. Marital debt is also equitably distributed by the court. Equitable distribution in NJ does not mean equal.…
  • Apr 22

    R.G. v R.G. and New Jersey Restraining Order

    R.G. v R.G. and New Jersey Restraining Order
    Sometimes, in family law, when you hear the words ‘Restraining Order,’ it is easy to assume that there was an issue of family violence between spouses, or people in a dating relationship. But it is important to remember that the…
Rank this Week: 1977

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

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

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

    What to do when the other party files in the wrong county

    What to do when the other party files in the wrong county
    Sometimes a divorce isn’t filed in the right county and a party might be seriously disadvantaged as a result. What do we mean by “wrong county”? Let’s start with the law. Family Code section 2320 states, in relevant…
  • Apr 12

    You Don’t Have to Wait for A Court Order to Freeze a Bank Account

    You Don’t Have to Wait for A Court Order to Freeze a Bank Account
    Every once in a while, there is a divorce case where there is a real risk that one of the parties is going to bilk a community property financial account and run. This is more likely to happen in cases where one party has connections to…
  • Apr 4

    Court Fees in Divorce

    Court Fees in Divorce
    It is no secret that getting a divorce can be pricey. While there is almost no way to estimate exactly how much any particular divorce will cost to finalize, there are some fees that will be present in any divorce case. In this blog we will…
Rank this Week: 173

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

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

http://www.jgllaw.com/blog
  • Apr 25

    Issues for Defense Experts Regarding Infection as a Cause of Brain Damage

    Issues for Defense Experts Regarding Infection as a Cause of Brain Damage
    Cases that involve victims of brain damage can be very challenging, emotional and complicated. I believe to be successful in court, attorneys must be aware of any potential challenges he/she may face. A specific example of this is using…
  • Apr 17

    Instrumental Deliverie

    Instrumental Deliverie
    INSTRUMENTAL DELIVERIES An Important Discussion About Vacuum Deliveries All Effected Families Should Read        “It has been repeatedly shown that under modern conditions, caesarian section, although not devoid of…
  • Apr 6

    Groundbreaking Decision Expands Protections to Sexual Orientation

    Groundbreaking Decision Expands Protections to Sexual Orientation
    Since June 26, 2015, when jubilant masses swarmed First Street in front of the Supreme Court and the White House illuminated the night with rainbow lights, lawyers, scholars, and many citizens have waited with bated breath to see how the…
Rank this Week: 1638

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Apr 25

    Your Divorce Is Not a Community Event

    Your Divorce Is Not a Community Event
    We live in an age of instant information where there is constant temptation to share what one is doing and thinking. We are used to sharing our experiences and thoughts freely. The temptation becomes even greater when we are in times of…
  • Apr 22

    Same Sex Common Law Marriage Established by Superior Court

    Same Sex Common Law Marriage Established by Superior Court
    Since the striking down of the Defense of Marriage Act by the United States Supreme Court, many state courts have been trying to fill in the legal vacuum created between the legality of same-sex marriage and the lack of codified law through…
  • Apr 21

    The Other Defendant: The Impact of Public Persona in a Custody Trial

    The Other Defendant: The Impact of Public Persona in a Custody Trial
    Child custody cases turn on the court’s determination of the child’s best interests.  As defined in Pennsylvania, this means having the judge apply evidence to Pennsylvania’s sixteen (16) custody factors and render a…
Rank this Week: 1349

McDevitt Law Office

McDevitt Law Office

Covers estate planning and family law in Virginia.

http://www.mcdevittlaw.net/blog-index/
  • Apr 25

    The perils of social media in divorce

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

    Probate in a state other then your domicile

    Probate in a state other then your domicile
    If you own property located in a state other than your domicile, you should not have to create another will in that state. The reason is that most states recognize a will that was legally executed in another jurisdiction. However, it may be…
  • Mar 29

    Special-needs trusts and other estate planning options for disabled adult

    Special-needs trusts and other estate planning options for disabled adult
    The life expectancy of disabled adults has been steadily increasing to the point where it has served to complicate the issue of retirement planning for their aging parents. A special-needs child brings another aspect to retirement planning.…
Rank this Week: 1742

Hook Law Center Blog

Hook Law Center Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Virginia.

https://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    Top Scams Targeting Seniors – And How to Avoid Them

    Top Scams Targeting Seniors – And How to Avoid Them
    It’s no secret that the elderly are frequently the target of scams, financial abuse, and exploitation. A senior’s declining cognition may make it more difficult for him to distinguish between a legitimate phone call or e-mail and…
  • Apr 17

    Selling Real Property to Satisfy the Debts of a Decedent

    Selling Real Property to Satisfy the Debts of a Decedent
    In Virginia, real property vests with the heirs of an estate unless the heirs are divested of legal title. As a result, it is settled law that unless a personal representative of the estate is granted an express power to sell the real estate…
  • Apr 10

    Early Signs of Dementia and What to Do About Them

    Early Signs of Dementia and What to Do About Them
    The Alzheimer’s Association’s website, www.alz.org, has a page devoted to 10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s. I commend the site to your review, especially if you are trying to figure out whether you have dementia or…
Rank this Week: 1724

Our Family Wizard Blog

Our Family Wizard Blog

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

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

    Spotlight on Brook Olsen and the High Conflict Diversion Program™

    Spotlight on Brook Olsen and the High Conflict Diversion Program™
    Spotlight on Brook Olsen and the High Conflict Diversion Program™ Separation or divorce is a challenging process for any family to endure, but intense, ongoing conflict between parents can make this situation even more challenging.…
  • Apr 20

    How to Effectively Replace Email and Text Messaging With A Co-Parent

    How to Effectively Replace Email and Text Messaging With A Co-Parent
    How to Effectively Replace Email and Text Messaging With A Co-Parent During and after a divorce, communication can become complicated for those involved. While it might not be hard to get a hold of each other, it can be difficult to have…
  • Apr 18

    The Impact Of Domestic Violence On Children

    The Impact Of Domestic Violence On Children
    The Impact Of Domestic Violence On Children America is in the throes of a silent epidemic. It is reported that 3 to 4 million children between the ages of 3 and 17 are at risk of being exposed to domestic violence. If you or your…
Rank this Week: 3106

International Family Law

International Family Law

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

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

    Bahrain’s King Orders Formation of Legislative Committee to Review Unified Family Law

    Bahrain’s King Orders Formation of Legislative Committee to Review Unified Family Law
    Manama – King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued on Sunday a Royal Order to form a legislative committee to review the new unified family law expected to be issued in the kingdom.The Royal Order 24/ 2017 directed that the…
  • Apr 6

    Must Foreigners in the U.S. Always Carry Their Passport?

    Must Foreigners in the U.S. Always Carry Their Passport?
    Jeremy D. MorleyDoes a foreign visitor or resident need to always carry a passport while in the United States?The question arises when, for example, a foreign parent wants to visit a child who lives with the other parent in the United States…
  • Apr 4

    How to Win a Hague Convention Child Abduction Case

    How to Win a Hague Convention Child Abduction Case
    by Jeremy D. MorleyAuthor of The Hague Abduction Convention: Practical Issues and Procedures for Family Lawyers, published by the American Bar Association.Here are some tips for attorneys and clients faced with instituting or…
Rank this Week: 427

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/
  • Apr 25

    Pet Custody in Pennsylvania

    Pet Custody in Pennsylvania
    Earlier this year, much to my husband’s chagrin, we drove over an hour to Maryland to spend a Sunday afternoon at the home of a stranger.  We left with our new four-legged baby- Nala Blu.  More and more people choose to open…
  • Apr 21

    Could a Condominium Face Legal Trouble Because of Residents’ Blog Against Emotional Support Animal

    Could a Condominium Face Legal Trouble Because of Residents’ Blog Against Emotional Support Animal
    I have written a number of times on this blog about providing reasonable accommodations for “service animals” and “emotional support animals.”  This legal battle continues to affect condominium and homeowner…
  • Apr 20

    Federal Rule Changes Impacting Equity Crowdfunding and Social Media Use Go Into Effect Today

    Federal Rule Changes Impacting Equity Crowdfunding and Social Media Use Go Into Effect Today
    For entrepreneurs in states that permit state equity crowdfunding, effective today, a change in federal rules will allow those states to allow entrepreneurs to use social media to solicit out of state residents to raise money for their…
Rank this Week: 5058

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/
  • Apr 25

    Representing “seasoned” divorce clients – divorce at age 50 and beyond

    Representing “seasoned” divorce clients – divorce at age 50 and beyond
    Divorces among clients over the age of 50 are becoming more prevalent as baby boomers age. They balk at the terms “gray divorce” or “senior citizens”. The best term to use may be “seasoned”, according to an…
  • Apr 19

    Social media: think before you post

    Social media: think before you post
    For all of the good that social media brings, it has the ability to sink a family law or divorce case with one post. When you are going to make a post, you should think, what does this post say to the Court? Who is the audience of people who…
  • Apr 12

    What is Advocacy

    What is Advocacy
    I received my quarterly issue of the Baylor Law School Docket Call alumni magazine. This issue was great with several interesting points. My favorite part was Dean Brad Toben‘s column on advocacy. He says, “One of the…
Rank this Week: 4899

Brownn Family Law

Brownn Family Law

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

http://www.mnfamilylawblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    How to Avoid Checking on Your Ex on Facebook and Other Bad Social Media Habits During a Divorce

    How to Avoid Checking on Your Ex on Facebook and Other Bad Social Media Habits During a Divorce
    You’ve filed for divorce. It’s a process that can take plenty of time even when uncontested. Your lawyer will likely advise you to avoid contact with your ex at this time, but checking in on them on social media can be tempting.…
  • Apr 17

    How to Disentangle Your Ex-Spouse’s Finances from Your Own

    How to Disentangle Your Ex-Spouse’s Finances from Your Own
    Just as finances can be a major source of contention in a marriage, they can be even more so during a divorce. Disentangling your ex-spouse’s finances from your own may be no simple task, especially with shared assets like home and…
  • Apr 12

    When is Full Legal Custody Granted to Only One Parent, and Why?

    When is Full Legal Custody Granted to Only One Parent, and Why?
    Child custody is a complex issue. When parents dissolve a marriage, if they can’t agree on whom the children will live with, then the court must decide. How is that determined? Several factors are considered. •  …
Rank this Week: 1081

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Apr 24

    4 Ways to Find Post-Divorce Happine

    4 Ways to Find Post-Divorce Happine
    Why is it that some people move on rather quickly after a divorce, while others don’t seem to move on with their lives? This question enters the minds of many spouses as they contemplate their own divorce, hoping that they…
  • Apr 17

    Google and Dating After Divorce

    Google and Dating After Divorce
    In today’s day and age, your online presence is important. In reality, your online presence could be viewed by your boss, co-workers, potential employers, your spouse’s divorce attorney, and post-divorce – by your…
  • Apr 10

    Successful Co-Parenting After Divorce

    Successful Co-Parenting After Divorce
    In the 1980s and 1990s, it was “normal” in divorce cases for the children to end up living with the mother and for the father to see his children one evening a week and every other weekend. However, in recent years much has…
Rank this Week: 105

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: 2556

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: 2907

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Apr 23

    News Essentials: 24th April 2017

    News Essentials: 24th April 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last two weeks:NEWSPrisons and Courts Bill droppedThe Prisons and Courts Bill was today dropped ahead of the dissolution of Parliament as MPs prepare for June’s general…
  • Apr 20

    A short but enjoyable week

    A short but enjoyable week
    I have thoroughly enjoyed writing my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog. I hope that those who read the posts also enjoy the experience. The posts included:The great pro bono debate: is it a good or a…
  • Apr 19

    Parliamentary child maintenance inquiry kicked into long gra

    Parliamentary child maintenance inquiry kicked into long gra
    National Family Mediation made a submission to the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee inquiry into Child Maintenance, that was scheduled to begin on 26 April 2017. Following the announcement there will be a general election on 8 June,…
Rank this Week: 1238

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Apr 23

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

    Husband Who Left Wife and Child Awarded 1% of Wife’s Pension
    Divorce cases are supposed to have an ever-increasing set of rules. Last week’s decision of the Appellate Division, First Department, in Campbell v. Cambell demonstrates that while a judge must follow the rules, the judge still has many…
  • Apr 18

    Uncapped Room and Board Credit Violates Public Policy

    Uncapped Room and Board Credit Violates Public Policy
      It is common in agreements, and often the case in judicial decisions, for the parent paying periodic child support to receive a credit against those payments for college room and board expenses paid by that parent. May parties agree…
  • Apr 17

    Considering a Step-Parent’s Income and Assets on Child Support Award

    Considering a Step-Parent’s Income and Assets on Child Support Award
    Under what circumstances may a step-parent’s income and assets be considered by a court when deciding whether awarding the formula amount of support would be unjust or inappropriate? When may a court deviate from the formula because of…
Rank this Week: 3893

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Apr 23

    Zammo was right

    Zammo was right
    That was me the other day, getting angsty at people asking me to do stuff for free… The great pro bono debate: is it a good or a bad thing? Since then I’ve answered another few emails including the word “desperate”,…
  • Apr 9

    Normal service will resume shortly

    Normal service will resume shortly
    This week has been a bit full on – a heady mix of trips to London for important stuff with interesting people, and children who keep leaking from one end or the other, both unexpectedly and in memorable ways and places. So if I…
  • Mar 31

    Lord Chancellor announces judicial sentencing incentivisation scheme

    Lord Chancellor announces judicial sentencing incentivisation scheme
    The Lord Chancellor, Liz Truss will today announce a radical new scheme designed to ensure that criminal sentencing is tougher and more effective. The move is rumoured to be the brainchild of Tory MP Philip Davies, who has previously…
Rank this Week: 4229

The Woodlands Divorce Attorney,…

The Woodlands Divorce Attorney, Conroe Divorce Attorney

Covers divorce and family law in the Woodlands and Houston. By Richard L. Shea.

http://thewoodlandsdivorce.com
  • Apr 23

    Don’t Let This Life Insurance Divorce Mistake Cost You $8,390.93

    Don’t Let This Life Insurance Divorce Mistake Cost You $8,390.93
    When you’re doing something you haven’t done before, you have to be careful. Inexperience leads to mistakes. And when it comes to your divorce, mistakes can be incredibly expensive financially and emotionally. Today we are going…
  • Feb 1

    How To Accidentally Lose Half Your Retirement in a Divorce

    How To Accidentally Lose Half Your Retirement in a Divorce
    Retirement benefits are usually one of the most valuable assets in a divorce case. You’ve been putting money into it for decades after all. So, when you write the language in the decree to divide your retirement benefits you better be…
  • Jan 3

    Don’t Lose Your Chance For No Fault Divorce in The Woodland

    Don’t Lose Your Chance For No Fault Divorce in The Woodland
    No fault divorce is one of the most common types of divorce. You may recognize it as an uncontested divorce. It is a great option when you want to get on with your life rather than spend a lot of time and money playing the blame game in an…
Rank this Week: 5036

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Apr 23

    Why do I feel alone?: The upside of things going wrong

    Why do I feel alone?: The upside of things going wrong
    Jennifer Ryan animated an On Being discussion of fear, vulnerability and connection. The 2015 conversation between Brené Brown and Krista Tippett explored The Courage to Be Vulnerable, and Ryan recently added her artistic inspiration…
  • Apr 2

    Relationship advice: 11 words, 4 sentences for living and loving

    Relationship advice: 11 words, 4 sentences for living and loving
    On Being with Krista Tippett recently reminded us of her 2013 interview with Dr. Ira Byock. The expert in palliative care and hospice shares the core statements for any relationship and for what to say when you don’t know what…
  • Mar 24

    Leah Juliett marches on: It can’t be “revenge” when you did nothing wrong

    Leah Juliett marches on: It can’t be “revenge” when you did nothing wrong
    The amazing Leah Juliett slams “revenge porn” with her survivor poem, The Artist. She’s the New York performer-poet leading efforts to combat predatory discrimination and to promote cyber civil rights. CNN recently…
Rank this Week: 811

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Divorce and BPD: Traits of Anger in Borderline Personalitie

    Divorce and BPD: Traits of Anger in Borderline Personalitie
    Representing many clients through the past 20+ years in relationships with people with borderline traits, it is helpful to see new artciles that discuss the experiences of people in these relationships. Here, a discussion about the triggering…
  • Apr 18

    Illinois Divorce: Stress and Anxiety

    Illinois Divorce: Stress and Anxiety
    One of the priviledges that I have as a lawyer for some wonderful people going through a significant life change is the ability to interface with them about anxiety and depression. In some cases, the symptoms are being experienced by the…
  • Apr 5

    Illinois Divorce and BPD: Can it be Overcome?

    Illinois Divorce and BPD: Can it be Overcome?
    Is it possible for someone with BPD to overcome it by themselves with awareness? The short answer is no. The basic reasons why someone cannot overcome Borderline Personality Disorder on their own are: It is hard to be objective about…
Rank this Week: 245

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

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

http://www.arizonalawgroup.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

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

    Marijuana Admission for TASC Drug Treatment Program Was Evidence at Criminal Trial
    In this marijuana possession case, the statement made by defendant in order to participate in Maricopa County’s Treatment Assessment Screening Center (TASC) deferred prosecution program Read More The post Marijuana Admission for TASC…
  • Mar 28

    Arizona Medical Blood Draw Exception to Warrant Requirement in DUI Case

    Arizona Medical Blood Draw Exception to Warrant Requirement in DUI Case
    In a DUI case, Arizona’s highest court clarified application of the medical blood draw exception to the warrant requirement where an injured DUI suspect resisted Read More The post Arizona Medical Blood Draw Exception to Warrant…
  • Mar 26

    Reflections on What Makes a Marriage Work

    Reflections on What Makes a Marriage Work
    In our March family law newsletter, we offer some special insight into marriage and what makes the legal team at Stewart Law Group tick. Take Read More The post Reflections on What Makes a Marriage Work appeared first on Stewart Law Group.
Rank this Week: 1528

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Alex Jones Right Wing talk show host Child Custody Battle

    Alex Jones Right Wing talk show host Child Custody Battle
    Alex Jones a right wing talk show host in Austin Texas is currently embroiled in a child custody battle.  Apparently he is quite outspoken and his on show persona is now in question.  The child custody battle with his wife Kelly…
  • Apr 18

    Easley v Easley: The alleged Due process violation from the Court ordered sale of the marital residence

    Easley v Easley: The alleged Due process violation from the Court ordered sale of the marital residence
    Often parties to a marriage buy a home and eventually when the divorce comes are trying to split the marital equities and debts.  One of the hardest assets to divide is the marital residence.  Why is it hard to divide? Often there…
  • Apr 13

    Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for Divorce

    Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for Divorce
    It finally has happened.   I guess some would say the inevitable.  But Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have finally called it quits after what appeared to be an on again off again relationship.  Jennifer Garner filed a Petition…
Rank this Week: 4998

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/
  • Apr 21

    What Happens If the Sale of the Marital Home Is Delayed Until After Divorce in New York?

    What Happens If the Sale of the Marital Home Is Delayed Until After Divorce in New York?
    When two spouses get a divorce in New York, they must address multiple complicated issues, including the equitable distribution of marital property. This often includes the marital home. A divorce agreement, or a court order granting a…
  • Apr 13

    How does one do Divorce Mediation Right?

    How does one do Divorce Mediation Right?
    Different people approach divorce from different angles. While some are limited to litigation, others will prefer to explore alternative solutions like collaborative law and mediation. I offer mediation to couples as a way of helping them to…
  • Apr 2

    Child Testimony in Order of Protection or Family Offense Case

    Child Testimony in Order of Protection or Family Offense Case
    Unlike circumstances relating to child custody cases, where the testimony made by the children involved (please see my last blog for more information), can be done in a private setting (In-Camera), circumstances can differ somewhat in order…
Rank this Week: 2625

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    What’s Mine and Yours is Not for the World

    What’s Mine and Yours is Not for the World
    Benjamin N. Neece, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group                In 2017, communities exist both in the physical and virtual world. Whether you call a metropolis like…
  • Apr 12

    Choosing Childcare in the Triad

    Choosing Childcare in the Triad
    Jennifer A. Crissman, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group           One thing that parents from all walks of life can commiserate over is the struggle to find child care. If you are a new parent,…
  • Apr 7

    Behind the Bar: “Getting What You Want” – Rule 37. Failure to Make Disclosures or Cooperate in Discovery

    Behind the Bar: “Getting What You Want” – Rule 37. Failure to Make Disclosures or Cooperate in Discovery
    Benjamin N. Neece, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group The information gathering stage of the legal process is commonly referred to as the “Discovery Process.” Discovery is generally guided by Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil…
Rank this Week: 1479

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Apr 21

    Reasons Why Couples Divorce

    Reasons Why Couples Divorce
    The American Psychological Association (APA) tells us that in the United States alone, more than 90 percent of people marry by the age of 50, but that 40 to 50 percent of couples end up divorcing. When it comes to subsequent marriages, the…
  • Apr 14

    Legal Separation or Divorce?

    Legal Separation or Divorce?
    Over the years, an array of opinions has surfaced over the subject of legal separation before divorce. For most people, the term “separation” on its own sends off immediate warning signs that something must be wrong in the…
  • Apr 7

    Staying Together for the Sake of the Children

    Staying Together for the Sake of the Children
    There is no greater dilemma for parents exploring the possibility of divorce than deciding whether or not to go through with the process for the sake of the children. There is much at stake where kids are concerned when deciding to end a…
Rank this Week: 1760

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers Illinois family law and estate planning needs.

http://www.randrattys.com/napervilledivorceattorney
  • Apr 21

    When Paternity is an Issue in Illinoi

    When Paternity is an Issue in Illinoi
    According to national statistics, there are approximately 1.5 million babies born each year to unmarried women. Although in many of these families the father immediately acknowledges paternity and his name is added to the birth…
  • Apr 14

    Common Causes for Divorce Delay

    Common Causes for Divorce Delay
    For many people, once the decision has been made to end their marriage, they want it done as quickly as possible, Unfortunately, the process of divorce can often be a long, drawn-out affair, depending on how well—or not so…
  • Apr 7

    Social Media’s Impact on Divorce

    Social Media’s Impact on Divorce
    It is hard to imagine a world without social media, yet these sites have only been around for approximately a decade. There is no debate over how quickly sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram have become a crucial part of society, with…
Rank this Week: 1815

Nobles Law Firm

Nobles Law Firm

General practice blawg from an Arkansas attorney with a strong background in journalism.

http://www.nobleslawfirm.com/
  • Apr 20

    No, not all evictions go quickly

    No, not all evictions go quickly
    Typically, it takes a landlord less than a month to evict a tenant for violating his or her lease but that is not always the case. In Arkansas, the eviction… The post No, not all evictions go quickly appeared first on Nobles Law Firm.
  • Apr 19

    Legal OTR: Case Dismissed — ‘Rights When Arrested’

    Legal OTR: Case Dismissed — ‘Rights When Arrested’
    It’s been quite some time since you good people were treated to a legal-themed old time radio (OTR) episode, so rejoice — the long wait has come to an end.… The post Legal OTR: Case Dismissed — ‘Rights When…
  • Apr 19

    Medical marijuana in the Arkansas workplace

    Medical marijuana in the Arkansas workplace
    Ever since Arkansas voters passed the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment of 2016, more than one employer has wondered what impact the law will have on the workplace. Fortunately, the Arkansas… The post Medical marijuana in the…
Rank this Week: 1891

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    Sale of the Family Home in Washington Divorce

    Sale of the Family Home in Washington Divorce
    Often, the family home is one of the more difficult assets to address in a divorce.  Even if both parties agree to sell the home, the process can still be difficult.  In a recent unpublished case, a Washington appeals court…
  • Apr 14

    Washington Courts May Not Base Custody on Sexual Orientation

    Washington Courts May Not Base Custody on Sexual Orientation
    Courts should remain impartial regarding religious beliefs and sexual orientation when considering custody arrangements and parenting plans.  When a court relies on and adopts the opinions and recommendations of witnesses who express…
  • Apr 7

    Washington Appeals Court Finds Church Not Liable for Driver’s Failure to Stop at Sign

    Washington Appeals Court Finds Church Not Liable for Driver’s Failure to Stop at Sign
    Most automobile accident cases are based on negligence.  To succeed in a negligence claim, the plaintiff must show that he or she would not have been injured “but for” the defendant’s negligence.  In some…
Rank this Week: 1416

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

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

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Apr 20

    Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in Illinoi

    Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in Illinoi
    Attitudes toward recreational marijuana use are continuing to evolve, with the idea becoming more and more acceptable to more and more people.  In fact, the push to legalize marijuana on a recreational level continues in Illinois.…
  • Mar 29

    Same Sex Marriage and the Possible Correlation with Decreases in Teen Suicide Rate

    Same Sex Marriage and the Possible Correlation with Decreases in Teen Suicide Rate
    In 2015, Obergefell v. Hodges held that the fundamental right to marry is guaranteed to same-sex couples by both the Due Process Clause and the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the US Constitution. Obergefell provides a…
  • Mar 28

    Five Tax Considerations When Divorcing

    Five Tax Considerations When Divorcing
    Whether you are in the process of getting divorced or are considering filing for divorce, there are a five (5) tax considerations you should be aware of as you move forward.  As we are in the midst of tax season it is the perfect time to…
Rank this Week: 4801

Trust Matters Most

Trust Matters Most

Covers family law, divorce, bankruptcy, and specific Pennsylvania law changes. By Reese, Samley, Wagenseller, Mecum & Longer, P.C.

http://www.trustmattersmost.com/blog
  • Apr 20

    Real Estate Assessment

    Real Estate Assessment
    What does Reassessment Mean? All property parcels in Lancaster County will receive an updated assessment. This new assessment represents an estimate of your property’s fair market value. The new assessment will be effective as of 1/1/18…
  • Sep 15

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    We wish to acknowledge School Transportation News for an article written on Mr. Reese’s recent Supreme Court win! School Transportation News article As well as, American Bus Sales in Oklahoma for bringing our win to the eyes of those in…
  • Sep 15

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    We wish to acknowledge School Transportation News for an article written on Mr. Reese’s recent Supreme Court win! School Transportation News article As well as, American Bus Sales in Oklahoma for bringing our win to the eyes of those in…
Rank this Week: 2474

The Blog About All Things Family

The Blog About All Things Family

Discusses family law issues including divorce, child support, child custody, order enforcements, and adoptions. By Welsh Law, PLLC.

http://welsh-lawfirm.com/blog/
  • Apr 20

    I Thought I Get Half of Everything in Divorce

    I Thought I Get Half of Everything in Divorce
    This has come up in many cases I have had lately. My clients ask how long the divorce will take and I tell them that it can be anywhere from 60 days to 2 years because it all depends on how the case progresses. This shocks most of my clients…
  • Mar 24

    Co-Parenting and Juggling Visitation

    Co-Parenting and Juggling Visitation
    This post will be very short today because I just cannot say it better than the article below says it. When you are dealing with a visitation schedule because your children live in two homes, think about what you say and do and how it affects…
  • Mar 23

    Common Law Same-Sex Marriage Before June 26, 2015?

    Common Law Same-Sex Marriage Before June 26, 2015?
    So in the legal community it is still being debated as to whether common law same-sex marriage exists before the famous Obergefell decision on June 26, 2015 that required states to permit same-sex marriage. Just recently a South…
Rank this Week: 1489

Pittsburgh Divorce Law Blog

Pittsburgh Divorce Law Blog

Covers matrimonial, custody, child support and other family law issues By Elliott & Davis, PC.

http://divorceattorneysinpittsburgh.wordpress.com
  • Apr 20

    Tightening PFA Laws in PA

    Tightening PFA Laws in PA
    The Pennsylvania legislature is considering various bills to tighten the process to obtain a Protection from Abuse Act Order in the Commonwealth of PA. As ABC News reports,  Republican law makers have proposed a bill (SB 500) that would…
  • Jun 29

    PFAs: How Many Go to Court?

    PFAs: How Many Go to Court?
    Free Consultation  412.780.0008 Many lawyers, including ourselves, post information online about how to defend a PFA and the importance of hiring counsel. We offer a free consultation in this regard.  But in the interim, many people…
  • Nov 27

    Defending A Restraining Order – 7 Simple Rule

    Defending A Restraining Order – 7 Simple Rule
    A restraining order – or temporary PFA (short for Protection From Abuse Act Order) — should get your attention, because of the wide-ranging consequence of a “PFA.” Our Pittsburgh lawyer firm frequently defend PFA…
Rank this Week: 4982

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.tennesseeattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1548