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New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
  • Sep 2

    New York Appellate Court Vacates Part of Divorce Judgment, Finding Issues of Property Distribution Remained in Dispute

    New York Appellate Court Vacates Part of Divorce Judgment, Finding Issues of Property Distribution Remained in Dispute
    In a New York divorce matter, a court cannot grant a final divorce until the parties have resolved a wide range of issues, including an equitable distribution of marital property. If the parties can agree on a resolution, they may ask the…
  • Aug 28

    Setting Aside a New York Marital or Separation Agreement

    Setting Aside a New York Marital or Separation Agreement
    New York marital law allows spouses to enter into agreements, before or during the marriage, with regard to issues like characterization of marital property, distribution of marital property upon separation or divorce, maintenance and child…
  • Aug 20

    New York Courts Address Post-Divorce Motions to Rescind Settlement Agreement

    New York Courts Address Post-Divorce Motions to Rescind Settlement Agreement
    A divorce under the laws of the state of New York requires the parties to resolve multiple issues, either by mutual agreement or by submitting the matter to the court to decide, before the court can enter a final judgment of divorce. Many…
Rank this Week: 1767

Maryland Family Law

Maryland Family Law

Provides general information and commentary on child custody, support, divorce and separation, and visitation. By Heather Sunderman.

http://mdfamilylaw.typepad.com/sunderman/
  • Sep 2

    Back to School

    Back to School
    If you have school-age children, you know there's a lot of time and effort in getting ready for back to school. It's difficult enough when you have a good relationship with your co-parent, but if you are separated, you may...
  • Jul 31

    Can I get my child a passport?

    Can I get my child a passport?
    Typically, both parents must appear for a child to get a passport (along with the necessary proof of citizenship, photos, application and fee.) If both parents don't apply together in person, one parent may sign the consent before a notary...
  • Jul 14

    Limited scope respresentation

    Limited scope respresentation
    As of July 1, 2015, the Maryland Judiciary developed new rules specifically permitting what is called "limited scope representation." This means that it is possible for attorneys to represent clients for specific tasks in litigation as…
Rank this Week: 713

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers North Carolina divorce, child custody and child support issues. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottedivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Divorce Selfie Goes Viral

    Divorce Selfie Goes Viral
    Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question “What rules are there for Father’s Right in NC?”   A Canadian couple recently grabbed headlines after snapping and sharing what has since been dubbed a…
  • Aug 26

    Terrence Howard’s Divorce Settlement Tossed Out By Judge Due To Coercion

    Terrence Howard’s Divorce Settlement Tossed Out By Judge Due To Coercion
    Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What does a “No-Fault’ divorce mean in NC?”   It is exceptionally rare for a divorce settlement, once finalized, to be…
  • Aug 18

    Divorce and mandatory separation time

    Divorce and mandatory separation time
    Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What does a “No-Fault’ divorce mean in NC?”   According to a recent report in the International Business Times,…
Rank this Week: 4065

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

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

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • Sep 2

    Tips on Mediation with Conflict Personalities–Part 2

    Tips on Mediation with Conflict Personalities–Part 2
    This blog is a continuation of the previous blog titled “Tips to Mediation with Conflict Personalities–Part 1”. This blog series highlights the tips that a spouse can take when going into Orange County divorce mediation with…
  • Aug 31

    Don’t Be Reactionary & Defensive In Divorce Mediation

    Don’t Be Reactionary & Defensive In Divorce Mediation
    Divorce is not something that goes down well with most people. Even spouses that have gone through an Orange County divorce mediation will have an underlying hurt and sense of disappointment as a result of their divorce. Increasingly though,…
  • Aug 21

    Mediation Guidelines for Divorcing Parent

    Mediation Guidelines for Divorcing Parent
    To most people that have not had a divorce, Orange County divorce seems like one of the hardest most complex legal cases. They believe that the California courts and the Orange County divorce mediation services are enemies of one another,…
Rank this Week: 1910

CEB blog

CEB blog

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

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Sep 2

    Avoid the Dangers of Missing E-Data

    Avoid the Dangers of Missing E-Data
    Most discovery requests will require production of electronic data. Even if you’re tech savvy, it’s better not to go it alone because the sanctions for missing something can be huge, as Delta Airlines and defense counsel in a…
  • Aug 31

    Your Employees Are Probably Doing It, So Have a BYOD Policy

    Your Employees Are Probably Doing It, So Have a BYOD Policy
    People today can (and do) work from anywhere—connected through the Internet, WiFi, and cloud-based platforms with a variety of mobile devices. This makes preventing confidential and proprietary business information from “walking…
  • Aug 28

    Facing a Condemnation? Take These 5 Initial Step

    Facing a Condemnation? Take These 5 Initial Step
    Unlike most types of litigation, a direct condemnation case generally assures the owner of at least some compensation for the property taken. So when an owner approaches an attorney, it’s usually to see if it’s…
Rank this Week: 2360

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Sep 2

    Supreme Court to Act on Kentucky Gay Marriage Fight

    Supreme Court to Act on Kentucky Gay Marriage Fight
    From NBC News: The U.S. Supreme Court this week faces the first religious objection to reach the justices since the decision declaring a constitutional right to same-sex marriage. A county clerk in Kentucky is asking for relief from a…
  • Sep 1

    Clerks Must Issue Same-Sex Marriage License

    Clerks Must Issue Same-Sex Marriage License
    From Bloomberg Business: A Kentucky county clerk must issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected contentions that she is being forced to violate her religious convictions. The justices, without…
  • Aug 31

    Child Marriage is as Popular as ever in Bangladesh

    Child Marriage is as Popular as ever in Bangladesh
    From The Washington Post: On her wedding day, 15-year- old Nasoin Akhter looked “melancholic,” according to photographer Allison Joyce, who documented the teenage girl’s wedding to her 32-year-old husband, Mohammad Hasamur Rahman, last…
Rank this Week: 2503

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 1295

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • Sep 2

    Unequal Division of Marital Property Affirmed in Ashland City, TN Divorce: Brady v. Brady

    Unequal Division of Marital Property Affirmed in Ashland City, TN Divorce: Brady v. Brady
    Facts: After 7 1/2 years of marriage, Husband and Wife divorced. Prior to the marriage, the parties purchased what would become the marital residence, which property was titled in both names as tenants in common. The trial court found Husband…
  • Aug 31

    Permanent Alimony Reversed in Ripley, TN Divorce: Ezekiel v. Ezekiel

    Permanent Alimony Reversed in Ripley, TN Divorce: Ezekiel v. Ezekiel
    Facts: Husband and Wife divorced after 24 years of marriage. Wife was 58 years old, in good health, and working full-time. Husband was 47 years old, in fair health, and working full-time. Wife requested $700 per month in alimony in futuro.…
  • Aug 28

    Photo of the Week: Sea Lion

    Photo of the Week: Sea Lion
    Information provided by K.O. Herston: Knoxville, Tennessee Divorce and Family Law Attorney.Filed under: Photography Tagged: Photography
Rank this Week: 2858

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Preparing For Divorce: Your Relationship With Kid

    Preparing For Divorce: Your Relationship With Kid
    After last week’s blog post about preparing yourself for divorce (called dissolution of marriage in Washington State) we had more to say on how to about prepare your relationship with your children for your divorce and subsequent…
  • Aug 23

    Four Ways to Prepare for a Potential Divorce

    Four Ways to Prepare for a Potential Divorce
    People often spend months or years considering whether to get divorced (called dissolution of marriage in Washington State). This time should not be wasted.  There are things that should be done in case your marriage does come to an end.…
  • Aug 15

    How to Protect Yourself if Your Former Spouse Refuses to Pay Debt

    How to Protect Yourself if Your Former Spouse Refuses to Pay Debt
    After a divorce (called dissolution of marriage in Washington State), most people feel relieved and ready to move on with their lives.  Unfortunately, in some instances the divorce decree is not the end of their dealings with their…
Rank this Week: 1854

New York Family Law Blog

New York Family Law Blog

Covers family law topics. Published by New York attorney, Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkfamilylawblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Court Hears Guardianship Proceeding

    Court Hears Guardianship Proceeding
    A New York Family Lawyer said that, the petition presented in this Art. 81 guardianship proceeding raises two questions that this court has not previously addressed. The first is whether it is appropriate for a facility to petition the…
  • Aug 31

    Court Decides Private Placement Adoption

    Court Decides Private Placement Adoption
    A New York Family Lawyer said that, in this private placement adoption the natural mother of the subject child, born on October 21, 1976, and her husband, the alleged father, by order to show cause dated November 17, 1977 request...
  • Aug 30

    Husband and Wife Dispute Separate Property

    Husband and Wife Dispute Separate Property
    A New York Family Lawyer said that, petitioner and respondent were married on September 26, 1996, and were living together, with their children, in the marital residence located at 245 Hallman Avenue, Oceanside, New York 11572. A divorce…
Rank this Week: 949

Divorce Field

Divorce Field

Analyzes athletes' family law issues to explain how family law works to the average consumer.

http://divorcefield.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    Same Sex Marriage -- It's the LAW of the Land

    Same Sex Marriage -- It's the LAW of the Land
    What a topic to come back on.    Look this is not complicated.    Just like with interacial marriage back in 1967, the state is not going to tell consenting adults who they can love (okay polygamy is a whole other topic…
  • Nov 23

    Fun with Twitter -- Henry VII

    Fun with Twitter -- Henry VII
    As many of you know, I have a twitter account (eplayer).   It's supposed to be about family law, but let's fact it, a vast majority of my tweets are about football.   It happens.   I also enjoy following fictional accounts.…
  • Oct 30

    Timing is Everything

    Timing is Everything
    Last post I wrote about how long the process can take.   Now I am going to talk about deadlines to do some of those things in the process.    Because if you miss a deadline, you can be out of luck.   SOL does not just…
Rank this Week: 3197

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Sep 1

    To be or not to be: a good legal writer

    To be or not to be: a good legal writer
    Business Insider culls 6 writing tips from Bryan Garner’s interview with Supreme Court justice Elena Kagan. Jacob Shamsian captures the tips as follows (excerpt): 1. Be a good reader — don’t skim 2. Write so normal people…
  • Aug 26

    Mom, Dad, Junior: Being direct is healthy!

    Mom, Dad, Junior: Being direct is healthy!
    Love and Logic reminds us that we should share concerns directly, rather than aligning with someone else and dragging him or her into the problem. Dr. Charles Fay writes (excerpt): Fortunately, mental health experts have learned a great deal…
  • Aug 22

    Professional Rating and Review of David C. Sarnacki

    Professional Rating and Review of David C. Sarnacki
    Best Lawyers in America completed its peer-review assessment process and announced that it selected David C. Sarnacki of Grand Rapids, Michigan for its 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Sarnacki’s expertise was confirmed…
Rank this Week: 2305

Our Family Wizard Blog

Our Family Wizard Blog

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

http://www.ourfamilywizard.com/ofw/index.cfm/blog/
  • Sep 1

    Using Online Shared Calendars to Organize a Coparenting Schedule

    Using Online Shared Calendars to Organize a Coparenting Schedule
    Language English Using Online Shared Calendars to Organize a Coparenting ScheduleTue, 09/01/2015 - 16:33 Coparenting across two homes can be complicated for a number of reasons. One challenge that coparents must overcome is to maintain a…
  • Aug 25

    Helping Kids Make Transition

    Helping Kids Make Transition
    Language English Helping Kids Make TransitionsTue, 08/25/2015 - 17:06 Changes are not always easy to deal with. Starting at a new job or school, or moving to a new home are events that can feel intimidating at first. As you settle into…
  • Aug 20

    Boosting Self-Esteem in Children After Divorce

    Boosting Self-Esteem in Children After Divorce
    Language English Boosting Self-Esteem in Children After DivorceThu, 08/20/2015 - 16:42 Kids are dynamic and are constantly changing as they grow older.  One of many things that that evolves over time in kids is their sense of…
Rank this Week: 4769

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

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

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Pa Supreme Court Tells Local School District They Must Provide Transportation to Students Residing with Both Divorced Parents Within the Same District

    Pa Supreme Court Tells Local School District They Must Provide Transportation to Students Residing with Both Divorced Parents Within the Same District
    The PA Supreme Court recently denied an appeal by Manheim Township School District holding that the district is required to provide bus services to the homes of both divorced parents when the student spends time at both parents home overnight…
  • Aug 28

    Legal Links – August 28, 2015

    Legal Links – August 28, 2015
    On Fridays, we compile and post Legal Links, a list of legal news, reported cases, community events and topics of interest to Lancaster residents and readers of the Lancaster Law Blog. 1.  Ephrata Police at the forefront of life saving…
  • Aug 27

    Is it a Condominium, Planned Community or a Subdivision?

    Is it a Condominium, Planned Community or a Subdivision?
    The Pennsylvania General Assembly has recently returned a useful tool to real estate developers and builders.  At the same time, they have allowed the residents and developers of over 10,000 condominium and homeowners’ associations…
Rank this Week: 4043

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
  • Sep 1

    News Coverage on Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    News Coverage on Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    Please take a look at the article written by the Legal Intelligencer and the news report done by CBS21 on this case. We thank the Legal Intelligencer and CBS21 for the reports on Timothy Watts vs. Manheim Township School District!! The Legal…
  • Aug 28

    Timothy L. Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    Timothy L. Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    We wish to congratulate Tim Watts in his victory in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania! Thank you for putting your TRUST in the attorneys at Reese, Samley, Wagenseller, Mecum & Longer, P.C. For those who are unfamiliar with this particular…
  • May 6

    Bankruptcy Filings in Lancaster County

    Bankruptcy Filings in Lancaster County
    Check out this article in the Tuesday, May 5, 2015 issue of the Lancaster Newspaper, in which Matthew Samley shares his thoughts on the trends in bankruptcies and Lancaster County businesses.   Business Bankruptcies in Lancaster…
Rank this Week: 1510

New Hampshire Family Law Blog

New Hampshire Family Law Blog

Information and insight for people struggling with divorce and family law matter. By Kysa M. Crusco of Crusco Law Office.

http://www.nhfamilylawblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    IMO Sheys and Blackburn: When New Hampshire is no longer the home state, can New Hampshire maintain jurisdiction?

    IMO Sheys and Blackburn: When New Hampshire is no longer the home state, can New Hampshire maintain jurisdiction?
    The New Hampshire Supreme Court issued its opinion In the Matter of Mary Sheys and Eric Blackburn on July 15, 2015.  The Facts Mother and father married in 2005. They had two children during their marriage. When they divorced in New…
  • May 18

    Guardian ad Litem Reports are Confidential

    Guardian ad Litem Reports are Confidential
    After you receive the GAL report and read it, your first instinct might be to share the document with family, friends and perhaps professionals such as therapists or teachers. It is important to hold back on this urge because the GAL report…
  • Feb 10

    Lessons from the Superbowl on Co-Parenting

    Lessons from the Superbowl on Co-Parenting
    A court will look to many factors under RSA 461-A:6 when making an initial determination of parental rights and responsibilities. Provided that each parent is capable of providing a safe, loving home, one of the most important…
Rank this Week: 1297

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Aug 31

    Lawyer Bills Clients for Time Spent Watching TV Reality Crime Show

    Lawyer Bills Clients for Time Spent Watching TV Reality Crime Show
    Network television is awash with hard-hitting, well-investigated true crime shows, including 48 Hours, Dateline, American Greed and others. I am a fan of true crime and enjoy all these programs, but I never once thought I could bill a client…
  • Aug 25

    Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire: Perjury in Family Court

    Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire: Perjury in Family Court
    People tell lies, so-called “white” lies, they tell half-truths, they prevaricate, fabricate, distort, and tell “whoppers”, and they can, unless they are in a court of law or a government hearing where they are…
  • Aug 24

    Former Toronto Lawyer Founder of Infidelity Site, Ashley Madison

    Former Toronto Lawyer Founder of Infidelity Site, Ashley Madison
    Noel Biderman’s corporate slogan is “Life is short, have an affair”, although he says that personally he does not subscribe to his company’s philosophy. A graduate of Toronto’s Osgoode Hall Law School, Biderman…
Rank this Week: 4950

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Covers all aspects of Family Law in Florida.

http://www.familylawfirmflorida.com/Blog_System/Recent_Blog_Posts/RSS.xml
  • Aug 31

    Givens Givens Sparks' Chris Codling Featured on NBC 8's "On Your Side"

    Givens Givens Sparks' Chris Codling Featured on NBC 8's "On Your Side"
    Our very own Chris Codling was featured on NBC 8’s segment titled “On Your Side.” Codling is representing a homeowner who experienced property damage due to a sink hole. Homeowners found a six-foot deep sinkhole between …
  • Aug 19

    Alimony for Adultery in Florida?

    Alimony for Adultery in Florida?
    Florida is often referred to as a no fault divorce state. The lack of a requirement to prove fault when getting a divorce in Florida is generally thought of as contributing to a shorter divorce case. No longer do couples going through…
  • Aug 12

    Will my spouse have to pay for my attorney's fees?

    Will my spouse have to pay for my attorney's fees?
    Florida Statutes 61.16 authorizes that from time to time, one party may have to pay for the attorney's fees of the other party. This statute requires the court to consider the financial resources of both parties. The attorney's fees…
Rank this Week: 4782

New Jersey Divorce Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Goldstein, Bachman & Newman, LLP.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyers-blog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Restricting a Child’s Access to a Parent’s New Partner Following a New Jersey Divorce

    Restricting a Child’s Access to a Parent’s New Partner Following a New Jersey Divorce
    New Jersey’s Family Court Recognizes the Changing Times in Which We Live- Judge Rules that a Permanent Restriction on an Ex-Spouse’s Paramour Staying over His or Her House When the Child is Residing at the Home May NOT be…
  • Aug 1

    Separation and Divorce in New Jersey

    Separation and Divorce in New Jersey
    My spouse and I would like to legally separate before deciding whether to divorce. Can we do this? The legal separation of married couples is technically not permitted in the State of New Jersey.  Instead, spouses may choose to separate…
  • Jul 31

    Effective Co-Parenting Following a New Jersey Divorce

    Effective Co-Parenting Following a New Jersey Divorce
    I keep reading about celebrity co-parenting in the news. What does it mean? Unfortunately, no one is immune from divorce. Couples across all walks of life from celebrities to your favorite friends or neighbors choose to end their marriages…
Rank this Week: 1971

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

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

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Aug 31

    Alameda and Contra Costa Family Court Realignment

    Alameda and Contra Costa Family Court Realignment
    The family law courts in Alameda County and Contra Costa County are going in opposite directions. Alameda County has announced a contraction effective 2016. All family law departments and courtrooms will be consolidated at the Hayward Hall of…
  • Aug 21

    New Alameda County Family Law Judge

    New Alameda County Family Law Judge
    Long time Alameda County Support Commissioner Thomas Nixon was elevated in July by Governor Jerry Brown to Superior Court judge. Nixon, 56, of Dublin, has served as a commissioner at the Alameda County Superior Court since 2002. He was an…
  • Aug 13

    The Initial Consultation With A Divorce Lawyer

    The Initial Consultation With A Divorce Lawyer
    Going through a divorce is awful. The anxiety starts from the moment you realize you are in the process. For many people the next step is to seek out the advice and counsel of a divorce lawyer. Even that process, although designed to help…
Rank this Week: 2093

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 1986

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1573

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
  • Aug 31

    Evidence for Alienation As Child Abuse

    Evidence for Alienation As Child Abuse
    As the target of unacceptable behavior, the targeted parent may feel helpless, frustrated and depressed. However, in addition to addressing these feelings and the needs underlying them, the targeted parent has another, more selfless reason to…
  • Aug 28

    When Serious Health Or Financial Problems Afflict Either Parent

    When Serious Health Or Financial Problems Afflict Either Parent
    Parental alienation obviously doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Financial, emotional or personal stresses can lead to bad behavior from everyone involved and create negative feedback loops. For instance, let’s say that you’ve been…
  • Aug 26

    When Exaggerated or Untrue Accusations of Abuse Enter the Picture

    When Exaggerated or Untrue Accusations of Abuse Enter the Picture
    In previous works, we’ve discussed the horrendous problems that can be unleashed when you’re falsely accused of abusing or neglecting your child. Even if you clear your name and reputation – and salvage your relationship…
Rank this Week: 1541

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Aug 31

    Study Finds Women More Likely to Initiate Divorce

    Study Finds Women More Likely to Initiate Divorce
    In today's modern world, the expectations for a spouse are higher than they were in previous generations. Before the rise of the feminist movement, marriage was not exactly equal. The wives would handle the majority of the childcare and…
  • Aug 28

    Engagement Ring Industry Explodes With Same-Sex Marriage

    Engagement Ring Industry Explodes With Same-Sex Marriage
    Since the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationwide, it's not so much referred to as "gay marriage," or "same-sex marriage," it just "marriage." Now that it's legal for same-sex couples to marry across the U.S., the wedding…
  • Aug 27

    Will Anna Duggar Seek a Divorce?

    Will Anna Duggar Seek a Divorce?
    Will Anna Duggar stay with her husband, or will she file for divorce? Ever since news broke out that her husband, Josh Duggar, star of TLC's 19 Kids and Counting, molested four of his sisters, and another underage girl, and cheated on Anna,…
Rank this Week: 4046

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/
Rank this Week: 2256

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
Rank this Week: 1982

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Aug 31

    Dividing Student Loan Debt During Divorce

    Dividing Student Loan Debt During Divorce
    Question: If I divorce my wife can she sue me over her student loan debt? We are both unemployed and going to school. She took out very large student loans and I am worried about finding the money to pay for them. Answer: I do not practice…
  • Aug 30

    Fighting False Allegations Of Abuse

    Fighting False Allegations Of Abuse
    Question: I am trying to get full custody of my children, but my wife is threatening me with false allegations of abuse and claiming she will get a restraining order against me if I do this. I’ve never hurt her so there would be no…
  • Aug 28

    Is Abandonment A Grounds For Divorce?

    Is Abandonment A Grounds For Divorce?
    Question: My wife and I have been trying to work out our divorce for the past year while living in the same house. We haven’t made much progress in the settlement process and I recently had my lawyer notify her of my intention to move…
Rank this Week: 3946

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

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

http://www.massachusettsdivorcelawmonitor.com/
  • Aug 31

    Every Child Deserves Representation in a Contested Adoption

    Every Child Deserves Representation in a Contested Adoption
    In my previous post on Adopting a Stepchild, I explained the steps to go through for an uncontested adoption. Many adoptions are very simple and straightforward. However, in situations where there are disagreements about what is best for a…
  • Aug 28

    Divorce Is Hard

    Divorce Is Hard
    Hi there, As the summer winds down and kids start back to school, a lot of folks decide to take their first real step in the divorce process. I routinely see a lot of people in August who haven’t decided what to do and need to know what…
  • Aug 19

    Ashley Madison: Karma Strike

    Ashley Madison: Karma Strike
    Hi there, Well, cheaters beware! Last week I posted on the Ashley Madison hack. The hackers were largely silent for about a month after they went into Ashley Madison’s database and lifted information on 32 million of the 37 million…
Rank this Week: 4785

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylanddivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Divorced Couple Battle Fate of Frozen Embryos in Court

    Divorced Couple Battle Fate of Frozen Embryos in Court
    When a couple chooses to divorce, there are many issues to address and resolve in order to move forward with their separate lives. Each family law case comes with a unique set of facts that can often dictate how the couple proceeds, to some…
  • Aug 17

    Maryland Court Decides Child Custody Issue Involving Special Immigrant Statu

    Maryland Court Decides Child Custody Issue Involving Special Immigrant Statu
    Maryland courts review virtually every request in a child custody case in accordance with the “best interests of the child” standard. Judges seek to protect the well-being and general welfare of children brought before them, no…
  • Jul 29

    Maryland Court Asserts Personal Jurisdiction Over Non-Resident Putative Father in Child Custody Case

    Maryland Court Asserts Personal Jurisdiction Over Non-Resident Putative Father in Child Custody Case
    Most states have enacted uniform laws that govern child custody and support issues. Such uniform provisions serve to provide “systematic and harmonized approaches” to family issues that require immediate attention when the…
Rank this Week: 2439

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Aug 30

    Son Awarded $5,000 Against Mother Who Failed To Turn Over Bar Mitzvah Gift

    Son Awarded $5,000 Against Mother Who Failed To Turn Over Bar Mitzvah Gift
    In his August 25, 2015 decision in Zeidman v. Zeidman, Nassau County District Court Judge Scott Fairgrieve awarded $5,000 to 17-year old Jordan Zeidman who had sued his mother, Shirley Zeidman, for refusing to deliver Jordan’s Bar…
  • Aug 23

    Pre-nup Upheld; Temporary Maintenance and Counsel Fees Increased on Appeal

    Pre-nup Upheld; Temporary Maintenance and Counsel Fees Increased on Appeal
    In its August 19, 2015 decision in Hof v. Hof, the Second Department, almost matter-of-factly, addressed a number of pendente lite and pre-nuptial agreement issues. To begin, the Court affirmed the determination of Suffolk County Supreme…
  • Aug 16

    Co-parenting: Flexibility Cannot Be Ordered; Abusive E-mails Warrant Jail

    Co-parenting: Flexibility Cannot Be Ordered; Abusive E-mails Warrant Jail
    Sentencing a father (a police officer) to 15 days in jail for sending abusive e-mails to the mother, Supreme Court, Putnam County Justice Victor G. Grossman attempted to stop the war between divorcing parents. Charging the parties with acting…
Rank this Week: 3606

Alabama Divorce & Family Law…

Alabama Divorce & Family Law Attorney Blog

Covers Alabama divorce and family law issues. By Steven D. Eversole.

http://www.birminghamdivorceblog.com/
  • Aug 30

    Former Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Files for Divorce

    Former Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Files for Divorce
    Former Los Angeles Clippers owner, Donald Sterling, has frequently been in news stories over the past two years. He first made headlines in April of 2014, when he was banned for life by the National Basketball Association (NBA) after…
  • Aug 26

    Singer Gwen Stefani Discusses Her Ongoing Divorce

    Singer Gwen Stefani Discusses Her Ongoing Divorce
    Signer Gwen Stefani, most well known for being the lead singer in the band “No Doubt,” is going through a difficult divorce. According to a recent news report from Inquisitr, Stefani filed for divorce in Los Angeles and then…
  • Aug 25

    Alabama is the most unfaithful state in the U.S. – Ashley Madison Website Leak

    Alabama is the most unfaithful state in the U.S. – Ashley Madison Website Leak
    If you thought Alabama was one of the most conservative states in the United States, you would be mistaken. According to an analysis of data leaked from the recently hacked dating website Ashley Madison, the most unfaithful men and women live…
Rank this Week: 1250

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Aug 30

    Busting more Myth Buster myths…

    Busting more Myth Buster myths…
    In November 2014 I wrote about the Adoption Myth Buster Guide, see here : Take me to your Leadership Board. I said that it had been confirmed that the “top QC” who had authored the guide was in fact Janet Bazley QC. Janet has…
  • Aug 29

    Litigants in person costs award

    Litigants in person costs award
    It’s a little known thing that under rule 46.5 of the Civil Procedure Rules (which do apply to family proceedings – see FPR 28.2) the court may award a litigant in person their costs. This has been the case for over a year now,…
  • Aug 23

    Adoption Statistic

    Adoption Statistic
    Adoption statistics. Tricky topic. Makes my head hurt a bit. I have written a blog post on the Transparency Project about this issue, following a post by former MP John Hemming on the same. You can read it here.
Rank this Week: 138

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Does Adultery Play a Role in Florida Divorce Determinations?

    Does Adultery Play a Role in Florida Divorce Determinations?
    With the recent breach and data leak regarding approximately 32 million subscribers to the “married dating” website Ashley Madison, many married couples have likely been facing difficult situations as news of possible infidelity…
  • Aug 22

    Steps to Take if Divorce Seems Imminent

    Steps to Take if Divorce Seems Imminent
    If you have decided to file for divorce or if your spouse plans to file soon, there are some steps you can take to not only make the process easier but also to protect your interests as much as possible. The following are only some examples…
  • Aug 17

    Common Mistakes During Divorce Proceeding

    Common Mistakes During Divorce Proceeding
    In a divorce case, every individual wants to obtain a decree with the most favorable terms possible so that he or she may move on with financial stability and quality relationships with his or her children. Unfortunately, many people make…
Rank this Week: 4593

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

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

    DELAWARE PASSES CHILDREN’S BILL OF RIGHTS

    DELAWARE PASSES CHILDREN’S BILL OF RIGHTS
    Leslie Spoltore in our Wilmington office recently wrote about Delaware’s passing a children’s “Bill of Rights” into law.  This law specifically addressed what children are to receive while under the care of the…
  • Aug 27

    16 WAYS TO BETTER MANAGE CUSTODY CASES

    16 WAYS TO BETTER MANAGE CUSTODY CASES
    I try not to become angry with clients; recognizing that they are in the middle of family law litigation.  But there are times when a client will insist that they know best “what the court will do”.  That can be a…
  • Aug 20

    WHAT THE ASHLEY MADISON DATA BREACH REALLY MEANS TO DIVORCE LAWYERS AND THEIR CLIENTS

    WHAT THE ASHLEY MADISON DATA BREACH REALLY MEANS TO DIVORCE LAWYERS AND THEIR CLIENTS
    When I first heard of the Ashley Madison data breach, I seem to be one of the few family law attorneys who felt somewhat cool to the idea it was going to result in a crescendo of divorce filings. First, due to Ashley Madison not having an…
Rank this Week: 933

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Farzad Family Law Blawg

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

http://www.farzadlaw.com/family-law-articles/
  • Aug 28

    How Do Judges Decide Divorce Cases? By Applying Facts, Law and Using Judicial Discretion

    How Do Judges Decide Divorce Cases? By Applying Facts, Law and Using Judicial Discretion
    How do judges decide divorce cases? The short answer is by application of law to fact and use of judicial discretion. The law is found in our code books (mostly the California Family Code) and cases (appellate and supreme court). The facts…
  • Jul 19

    What Happens After Divorce Papers Are Served? Answers for Uncontested and Contested Divorce

    What Happens After Divorce Papers Are Served? Answers for Uncontested and Contested Divorce
    What happens after divorce papers are served? The answer in a California divorce case depends on whether the divorce is contested or uncontested. In uncontested California divorce cases, a timely response is filed and served and the spouses…
  • May 29

    What to Expect in Divorce Court. What Happens and Why?

    What to Expect in Divorce Court. What Happens and Why?
    Divorce Court can be scary for everyone except for judges and divorce lawyers. We are used to it. What to expect in Divorce Court is the scariest part because the unexpected can lead to fear. Fear of what? Fear of the unknown. Sounds obvious…
Rank this Week: 2638

Tennessee Divorce Lawyer Blog

Tennessee Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Tennessee divorce and family law. By Mary Frances Parker.

http://www.tennesseedivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    How Close is Too Close: Enmeshment in Family Law

    How Close is Too Close: Enmeshment in Family Law
    A close, tight knit relationship with a parent is always the best thing for children, right? This is what conventional wisdom has long told us. Is there a point where that closeness becomes an issue? This is a phenomenon psychologists…
  • Jan 2

    T.C.A. § 36-6-106(a)(8) Creates Uncertainty For Parents and Their Psychotherapist

    T.C.A. § 36-6-106(a)(8) Creates Uncertainty For Parents and Their Psychotherapist
    In 2013, Senator Mae Beavers (R - Mt. Juilet) explained on the floor of the Senate her reasoning behind S.B. 0028, a bill that purported to amend various sections of the T.C.A. relative to consideration of mental health care records of a…
  • Dec 28

    In re Lyric J.: Will Tennessee Supreme Court Weigh In On The Rights of Putative Biological Fathers?

    In re Lyric J.: Will Tennessee Supreme Court Weigh In On The Rights of Putative Biological Fathers?
    The American legal system views the relationship between parent and child as sacrosanct, only to be severed through a knowing, voluntary relinquishment by the parent or through a formal court proceeding known as a termination of parental…
Rank this Week: 2655

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/
  • Aug 28

    THE ASHLEY MADISON SCANDAL – PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS

    THE ASHLEY MADISON SCANDAL – PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS
    The media remains abuzz on reports that the website, Ashley Madison, was the target of cyberhacking. For those who may not be aware, Ashley Madison is known as the leading website for persons looking to have an affair. It’s slogan is:…
  • Aug 20

    Appellate Division Assesses the Reliability of DNA Testing to Establish Paternity in New Jersey

    Appellate Division Assesses the Reliability of DNA Testing to Establish Paternity in New Jersey
    In May of this year, my colleague Daniel Burton, Esq. wrote a  blog entitled “One Set of Twins Two Fathers Confirms New Jersey Superior Court Judge” about a trial court level decision of the Honorable Sohail Mohammed,…
  • Aug 15

    The Kelly Rutherford Case and International Custody Dispute

    The Kelly Rutherford Case and International Custody Dispute
    On Tuesday, August 11, 2015, a New York court ordered the children of the television “Gossip Girl” actress, Kelly Rutherford, to be returned to their father, Daniel Giersch,  who has been living with the children in…
Rank this Week: 1651

Family-In-Law

Family-In-Law

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

http://family-in-law.com/
  • Aug 28

    5 Rule Changes Every Family Lawyer Should Know

    5 Rule Changes Every Family Lawyer Should Know
    Family lawyers have their work cut out for them lately. As if huge statutory changes weren’t enough, the Minnesota Supreme Court took this summer’s preternaturally beautiful weather ... The post 5 Rule Changes Every…
  • Aug 17

    Court of Appeals Hands Win to Grandparents’ Right

    Court of Appeals Hands Win to Grandparents’ Right
    It’s not often the losing party in a custody case is able to turn things around at the Court of Appeals. After all, when a ... The post Court of Appeals Hands Win to Grandparents’ Rights appeared first on Family-In-Law.
  • Aug 14

    Making Sense of Minnesota’s New Shared-Parenting Presumption

    Making Sense of Minnesota’s New Shared-Parenting Presumption
    After 3,300 words on Minnesota’s new child custody laws, you might think I’d have nothing left to say. Or maybe you were just hoping. But there’s ... The post Making Sense of Minnesota’s New Shared-Parenting…
Rank this Week: 1458

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

Covers divorce, child support, child custody, alimony, equitable property distribution, father's rights, mother's rights, family law, and laws on divorce. By James Gross.

http://mddivorcelawyers.com/legalcrier
  • Aug 28

    Ashley Madison and Grounds for Divorce

    Ashley Madison and Grounds for Divorce
    Do you have grounds for divorce if you find your spouse among the 37 million hacked users of Ashley Madison, the dating website for married people looking to cheat? In DC, the answer is no. There are only two grounds for divorce in DC —…
  • Aug 21

    Ashley Madison Hack Spurs Divorce

    Ashley Madison Hack Spurs Divorce
    Divorce lawyers are seeing an upsurge in business as a result of the hack attack on the Ashley Madison Internet dating site for married people. The hackers posted names, street and email addresses and payments for millions of users, mostly…
  • Jul 29

    Can Alimony Be Longer Than The Marriage?

    Can Alimony Be Longer Than The Marriage?
    Dr. Murray Malin, an anesthesiologist, was 38 when he met Marcie Minenberg, 27. She went to law school but did not pass the bar exam and was working in a jewelry store. They wed, had one child, and divorced in Maryland after three years of…
Rank this Week: 2089

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

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

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Aug 28

    The Financial Cost of Infidelity in Divorce

    The Financial Cost of Infidelity in Divorce
    Earlier this month, the Ashley Madison customer list hack story unfolded like a compelling summer beach novel.  The imagined made-for-TV aftermath is equally fascinating to people sitting on the sidelines–wronged wives calling…
  • Aug 4

    The Heart Wants What the Heart Wants….Or Does It?

    The Heart Wants What the Heart Wants….Or Does It?
    Illinois recently passed a law that eliminates lawsuits called “Heart Balm Actions” which are lawsuits people file to try to be made whole for the events that break hearts such as alienation of affections, breaches of promises to…
  • Jul 9

    10 Steps to Having a Healthy Blended Family

    10 Steps to Having a Healthy Blended Family
    Regardless of what you call it, a blended family has a unique set of challenges that you may not have experienced with your first family.  The good news is that with patience, understanding and time, you can create a positive, loving…
Rank this Week: 4741

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/
  • Aug 28

    New Girlfriend or Boyfriend and Child Custody and Parenting Time

    New Girlfriend or Boyfriend and Child Custody and Parenting Time
    The New Significant Other Phenomena When it comes to dealing with visitation time, parenting rights, child custody, and child support – there are a lot of sensitive and complicated issues to consider. One set of situations I deal with…
  • Aug 20

    Why the Gossip Girl Rutherford New York Jurisdiction Decision Make Sense

    Why the Gossip Girl Rutherford New York Jurisdiction Decision Make Sense
    Why the Rutherford New York Custody Jurisdiction Decision Makes Sense Recently, well-known actress Kelly Rutherford was ordered by the New York County Supreme Court to return her children to their father in Monaco, where they had been living…
  • Aug 8

    When can a Divorce be Withdrawn or Discontinued in New York?

    When can a Divorce be Withdrawn or Discontinued in New York?
    It is possible, under different scenarios, to discontinue a divorce, before it is finalized by the signing of the judgment. But how can it be done? The answer is found in the New York Civil Practice Law and Rules 3217 and corresponding case…
Rank this Week: 1667

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

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

    Today’s Divorce Climate: Facebook or Bust! ‘Elonis’ or Freedom of Speech

    Today’s Divorce Climate: Facebook or Bust! ‘Elonis’ or Freedom of Speech
    Dear Carolyn: My ex is posting all kinds of things about me on Facebook. She calls me names like bastard, devil, asshole, and you name it. She doesn’t even have privacy settings on her Facebook, so I fear that my (our) children who are…
  • Aug 27

    Spanking Standards in Child Custody in North Carolina

    Spanking Standards in Child Custody in North Carolina
    This blog is revised from a previous Ask Carolyn in the Rhino Times Dear Carolyn: I am a mother of girls ages six and ten. I am separated, and I have half custody. I work hard, and the girls sometimes create havoc. I spanked the six-year-old…
  • Aug 24

    Today’s Divorce Climate: The Ex-Spouse is a Spy

    Today’s Divorce Climate: The Ex-Spouse is a Spy
    1.     Change your email address and password when you begin your family law case. Change your computer and cell phone, if possible. Electronic devices, computers, and cell phones can be serious “leaks” of…
Rank this Week: 1812

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Aug 28

    I don't like to say I told you so, but...

    I don't like to say I told you so, but...
    What I have said before comes to pass in three of the posts I wrote for Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog this week, which include:The Marriage Foundation’s figures disprove their case - The Foundation shoots…
  • Aug 24

    Concerned

    Concerned
  • Aug 21

    Fickleness and folly

    Fickleness and folly
    ...were both in evidence in my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog, which included the following:Further thoughts on enforcing family financial orders - With reference to The Law Society's response to…
Rank this Week: 823

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
  • Aug 27

    NORGAARD PLEA OF GUILTY – Unable to Recall Facts (15-16)

    NORGAARD PLEA OF GUILTY – Unable to Recall Facts (15-16)
    NORGAARD PLEA OF GUILTY: A Norgaard Plea is a procedure that governs situations where a defendant wants to enter a plea of guilty (usually in order to take advantage of a plea agreement) but is unable to recall facts due … Continue…
  • Aug 19

    FINAL REQUEST FOR HELP – FRIDAY IS THE LAST DAY TO NOMINATE THE BLOG

    FINAL REQUEST FOR HELP – FRIDAY IS THE LAST DAY TO NOMINATE THE BLOG
    Dear Friends and Loyal Readers of the Judicial Training & Education Blog, The deadline for nominating the Blog is this Friday, August 21. Acceptance into the competition depends on how many nominations each blog receives. I’ve been…
  • Aug 12

    FELONY SENTENCING & PROBATION VIOLATION HEARINGS: The one thing a judge should never say or promise (15-15)

    FELONY SENTENCING & PROBATION VIOLATION HEARINGS: The one thing a judge should never say or promise (15-15)
    GENERAL RULE:  During a felony sentencing or probation violation hearing (PVH), although judges may warn defendants that a violation of probation can have serious ramifications, the court should NEVER PROMISE, MAKE ANNOUNCEMENTS OR…
Rank this Week: 1886

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/
  • Aug 27

    When Divorces Go Wrong, You Can Appeal

    When Divorces Go Wrong, You Can Appeal
    If your divorce case goes wrong, you made need to appeal the judge’s decision. Judges don’t always get it right. I’ve witnessed this as a Jacksonville family and divorce lawyer. Whenever, cases have reached a final…
  • Aug 5

    Divorce Happen

    Divorce Happen
    Divorce is an unfortunate reality.  It happens to people of all walks of life from the average Joe to household names like celebrity couple Gwen Steffani and Gavin Rossdale.   According to TMZ.com, Gwen filed for divorce on Monday.…
  • Jul 11

    Divorce: Ways to Save Money

    Divorce: Ways to Save Money
    “Why is divorce so expensive? Because it’s worth it. “- Unknown As a Jacksonville divorce lawyer, I can tell you that the average person that is thinking of divorce worries about the cost of  divorce.  The ugly…
Rank this Week: 3142