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Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Dec 3

    Court Orders Maintenance Enforcement Program to Pay Dad for Abusive Collection Effort

    Court Orders Maintenance Enforcement Program to Pay Dad for Abusive Collection Effort
    Some of the worst complaints about the  British Columbia family law justice system arise from litigants dealing with the Family Maintenance Enforcement Program  (“FMEP”), called the Family Responsibility Office in…
  • Nov 18

    Why Would You Hire a Lawyer if You Don’t Want to Take Their Advice?

    Why Would You Hire a Lawyer if You Don’t Want to Take Their Advice?
    I could never understand why someone would hire a high-priced, hotshot lawyer but refuse to take their advice.  It happens more frequently than you might realize, sometimes the result of an uneducated neighbour or friend, who after going…
  • Nov 17

    Can Residue on a Cell Phone Identify a Criminal?

    Can Residue on a Cell Phone Identify a Criminal?
    The field of investigative science is rapidly expanding, but it is also diminishing as forensic scientists throw out investigative tools that have been discredited, such as bite-mark analysis. In a study funded by the National Institute of…
Rank this Week: 159

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Dec 3

    India & Hague Abduction Convention

    India & Hague Abduction Convention
    From the Indian Express: After much deliberation, the Union government has decided that India will not ratify the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (1980). Signing the multilateral treaty would have meant…
  • Dec 2

    Man must continue to pay child support for son he claimed was his, court hold

    Man must continue to pay child support for son he claimed was his, court hold
    From The Indiana Lawyer: A divided Court of Appeals panel has affirmed an order requiring a non-biological father to pay child support for his wife’s child, finding that because the man supported the child throughout his life, he is…
  • Dec 1

    Kansas Case on Sperm Donor

    Kansas Case on Sperm Donor
    From CBS News: A Kansas judge has ruled that a Topeka man who donated sperm so two women could have a baby together isn’t legally the child’s father and doesn’t have to provide financial support. ... Marotta answered a Craigslist...
Rank this Week: 2054

Upstate New York Family Lawyer…

Upstate New York Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family law and traffic ticket information. By the Law Office of James B. Lesperance, Jr.

http://www.upstatenewyorkfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    #735 Just How Far Are You Willing To Go?

    #735 Just How Far Are You Willing To Go?
    One of the stranger aspects of having a website and blog is publishing all sorts of information on being an attorney in the Capital District and still having people call me from all over the nation, asking me to represent them in states or…
  • Dec 2

    #734 A Practice For The People Who Need It Most

    #734 A Practice For The People Who Need It Most
    I’ve been practicing law now for over twenty-four (24) years. On one level, it doesn’t feel like a long time at all. Yet, on another, when I see how young I look in the photos of my swearing in, way back in August of 1992, I…
  • Dec 2

    #733 My Apologie

    #733 My Apologie
    Hello. After a hiatus of over sixteen months, I’m back again. It’s funny. I distinctly remember publishing that last post, back on July 19, 2015, before feeling like I needed a break. I felt a bit burned out and figured I’d…
Rank this Week: 2608

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Repayment of Alimony and Child Support Arrear

    Repayment of Alimony and Child Support Arrear
    The rate at which alimony and/or child support arrears are repaid is largely dependent on whether or not an income withholding order has been previously entered in the case. If an income deduction order or income withholding order has been…
  • Dec 2

    A Trial Judge Cannot Delegate its Authority Over Time Sharing to Therapist

    A Trial Judge Cannot Delegate its Authority Over Time Sharing to Therapist
    Never a truer statement has been made then “the buck stops here”, when dealing with time sharing issues in a divorce case.  What this means is that the judge must have the final word in all issues which affect minor children,…
  • Dec 1

    Interest on Retirement Accounts Utilized for the Payment of Alimony

    Interest on Retirement Accounts Utilized for the Payment of Alimony
    All income available to the recipient of alimony should be taken into consideration prior to the court assessing the amount of alimony to be paid. Income from all sources reduce the “needs” of the spouse who is claiming alimony…
Rank this Week: 4403

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Dec 2

    Dance of the synapses…

    Dance of the synapses…
    Brrr but it was a mighty cold one this morning [yesterday morning now – I got tied up!]. A morning of luscious oversleeping under warm duvets and a crunchy frosty frogmarch into school just before the 8.50 kettling bell. And then a…
  • Nov 27

    Humbug to Christmas Jumper

    Humbug to Christmas Jumper
    As if branded school uniform that gets lost, grown out of, muddied or chewed or otherwise knackered as fast as you can say “Parentpay” three times whilst clicking your Clarks together wasn’t enough of an…
  • Nov 20

    Why is it so hard to talk?

    Why is it so hard to talk?
    I’ve never been short of an opinion or two. Sometimes I change my mind and change my opinion. I think it’s important to talk about stuff to test out whether your opinion meets that test. I’ve got some opinions about how…
Rank this Week: 3923

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Covers adoption, family law, surrogacy and mediation. By Harden Jackson LLC.

http://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Spain Gives Green Light for Paid Maternity Leave for Parents of Children Born Through Surrogacy

    Spain Gives Green Light for Paid Maternity Leave for Parents of Children Born Through Surrogacy
    Last month, the Supreme Court of Spain issued a landmark ruling that recognizes the right to paid maternity leave for parents of children born through surrogacy. Although gestational surrogacy is illegal in Spain, the Court held that the need…
  • Oct 25

    HARDEN JACKSON ANNOUNCES NEW ATTORNEY

    HARDEN JACKSON ANNOUNCES NEW ATTORNEY
    Harden Jackson is pleased to announce that Katherine M. Schwartz has joined the firm’s Adoption and Assisted Reproductive Technology Practice Group. Katherine earned her Juris Doctor degree magna cum laude from the Indiana University…
  • Oct 4

    Choosing a Sperm Donor: There’s an App for That

    Choosing a Sperm Donor: There’s an App for That
    The London Sperm Bank just launched the United Kingdom’s first sperm donor app, nicknamed by news outlets as the “Tinder for Sperm Donors.”  Individuals can use the app to search for sperm donors and order sperm on…
Rank this Week: 3384

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/
  • Dec 2

    IP Law Basics Part 3 – Trademark

    IP Law Basics Part 3 – Trademark
    This is part three of a four-part series on the basics of intellectual property law. The goal of this series is to provide individuals and business owners with a primer on the different types of intellectual property in the United States,…
  • Nov 30

    IP Law Basics Part 2 – Patents and Trade Secret

    IP Law Basics Part 2 – Patents and Trade Secret
    This is part two of a four-part series on the basics of intellectual property law. The goal of this series is to provide individuals and business owners with a primer on the different types of intellectual property in the United States,…
  • Nov 29

    IP Law Basics Part 1 – What is Intellectual Property?

    IP Law Basics Part 1 – What is Intellectual Property?
    You may have heard the term “intellectual property” (IP for short), but do you know what intellectual property is? The World Intellectual Property Organization defines intellectual property as “creations of the mind, such as…
Rank this Week: 3958

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Dec 2

    Custody Neutral Assessments (CNA) Found Not to be Admissible as Expert Report

    Custody Neutral Assessments (CNA) Found Not to be Admissible as Expert Report
    Custody Neutral Assessments (CNAs), a mostly South Jersey phenomenon, have been described as a supposed alternate dispute resolution program that was available for high conflict cases that were inappropriate for, or are unable to be…
  • Nov 30

    Divorce Lessons from Capt. Jack Sparrow

    Divorce Lessons from Capt. Jack Sparrow
    Johnny Depp a.k.a. Capt. Jack Sparrow is in the news again, this time for his failure to pay Amber Heard a $7 million divorce settlement. Heard had promised that any settlement that she received from Depp would be donated to charity. She has…
  • Nov 17

    I Want an Oompa Loompa and I Want it Now

    I Want an Oompa Loompa and I Want it Now
    Ah, that unforgettable line uttered by Veruca Salt in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.  As a matrimonial attorney, this is what it feels like we deal with quite often.  But I am not referring to people just being demanding, I…
Rank this Week: 1190

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/
  • Dec 2

    The Correlation Between Child Support and Parenting Time

    The Correlation Between Child Support and Parenting Time
    As per child support laws in California, a direct correlation exists between visitation or parenting time and child support. Many lawyers consider it as a kind of double edged sword. A parent who enjoys more time with the child will have a…
  • Nov 30

    Father’s Rights Under California Law

    Father’s Rights Under California Law
    A father must first determine whether he is biological father of minor child if he is not married to the mother of the child. If it is conclusively proved that he is the biological father, he gets certain rights when it comes to the minor…
  • Nov 17

    How Does The Length Of A Marriage Affect A Divorce?

    How Does The Length Of A Marriage Affect A Divorce?
    During the financial settlement of a divorce, the court considers many factors. One of the factors that the Court considers is the age of both partners and the second is the length of the relationship. Note, however, that the outcome of a…
Rank this Week: 1421

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
  • Dec 2

    4 Tips to Get the Jury Excited About Your Expert

    4 Tips to Get the Jury Excited About Your Expert
    Don’t treat the qualification of your expert as a mere formality. The expert’s qualifications should convince jurors that they’re fortunate to have someone as qualified as the expert to assist them in deciding the case and…
  • Nov 30

    Are Your Employees Inventing on the Job? Tips for Drafting Invention Assignment Agreement

    Are Your Employees Inventing on the Job? Tips for Drafting Invention Assignment Agreement
    Who owns an employee’s inventions? This is an issue that’s vitally important to many businesses, particularly those in the tech industry. Most companies are taking a proactive step by requiring employees to sign invention…
  • Nov 28

    Fee Agreements: Say What You Won’t Be Doing

    Fee Agreements: Say What You Won’t Be Doing
    Many times you can anticipate related services that you don’t intend to provide under the existing fee agreement with the client, but that the client might want provided. Like when you’re retained to negotiate a dispute, but not…
Rank this Week: 2501

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips…

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips for You

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

http://www.rhodeislanddivorcetips.com/
  • Dec 2

    What is the Best Way to Beat Child Support?

    What is the Best Way to Beat Child Support?
    Discover the Answer to Whether You Can or Should try to Beat Child Support when you are a natural or adoptive parent of a minor child. Justifications may exist ... but reasons or explanations never suffice... Why?
  • Nov 21

    Can my ex-spouse sign me up to be billed for childcare without my permission?

    Can my ex-spouse sign me up to be billed for childcare without my permission?
    Can Your Ex-Spouse Sign You Up to Pay Costs of a RI Childcare Provider? - Find Out if a Family Court Order allows your ex-spouse to sign you up to be billed for your share of child care costs. A little knowledge goes a long away.
  • Nov 20

    How Can I Claim My Child If I Pay Child Support? - A Rhode Island Family Lawyer's Answer

    How Can I Claim My Child If I Pay Child Support? - A Rhode Island Family Lawyer's Answer
    You pay child support! Can you claim your child as a dependent on your Federal or State taxes? Discover out how Rhode Island handles it in its family courts and how the IRS handles it. You just may be surprised...
Rank this Week: 1069

Texas Family Law Blog

Texas Family Law Blog

Covers family law in Texas. By Hutton Law, PLLC.

http://www.austintexaslegal.com/Blog/
  • Dec 2

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 12: Visitation

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 12: Visitation
    The right to visit with your child will be one of the most important rights you have during a CPS (child protective services) case, and it is important to take advantage of the visitation that is allowed/ordered both from a bonding…
  • Nov 30

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 11: Working With CPS

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 11: Working With CPS
    Maintaining A Good Relationship With Your Caseworker   CPS (child protective services) caseworkers are extremely valuable people to your case. They are hardworking, caring people, with only the best interests of your child in mind, and…
  • Nov 28

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 10: The Parent Attorney

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 10: The Parent Attorney
    The CPS process is quite confusing, and it can be very tough to navigate on your own. A lawyer can help with this process and explain things to you so that you can make the proper decisions for yourself and your family. This section mostly…
Rank this Week: 1637

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1650

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • Dec 2

    Photo of the Week: Home on the Tennessee River

    Photo of the Week: Home on the Tennessee River
    Information provided by K.O. Herston: Knoxville, Tennessee Divorce and Family-Law Attorney.Filed under: Photography Tagged: Photography
  • Nov 30

    Finding of No Reasonable Purpose for Relocation Reversed in Chattanooga, TN Postdivorce Case: Mouton v. Mouton

    Finding of No Reasonable Purpose for Relocation Reversed in Chattanooga, TN Postdivorce Case: Mouton v. Mouton
    Facts: Mother and Father, the parents of two children, married and lived in Colorado for many years until moving to Tennessee. About six months after moving to Tennessee, Mother and Father separated. Over a year later, Mother filed for…
  • Nov 28

    The Secret Superpower of a Shared-Custody Kid

    The Secret Superpower of a Shared-Custody Kid
    This article by Rachelle Bergstein in The New York Times may be of interest. The Secret Superpower of a Shared-Custody Kid At 5:25 p.m., my mother pulled into our driveway. I saw my dad’s Cadillac waiting for us and glanced at Mom,…
Rank this Week: 3174

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • Dec 2

    Texas’ Spousal Support Law

    Texas’ Spousal Support Law
    Michael Alimony is the common term used to refer to payments made after a divorce to one’s former spouse by the other spouse. There are different forms of alimony in every state some are temporary alimony, rehabilitative alimony,…
  • Nov 17

    Child Tax Exemption

    Child Tax Exemption
    Michael When the tax year draws to a close, all people are anxious about tax returns and exemptions. This article will look into child support and tax. Firstly, it must be noted that child support is tax free, however spousal support is not.…
  • Nov 17

    Divorce: Division of Property

    Divorce: Division of Property
    Michael Texas is called a community property state; this means that all income earned and property acquired by either spouse during the marriage is community property and belongs to both spouses equally. Therefore, it must be split equally…
Rank this Week: 3332

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
  • Dec 2

    When Children Refuse Visitation

    When Children Refuse Visitation
    A good first step in getting past a child refusing visitation is to make sure you have legally enforceable parenting time.
  • Dec 1

    Navigating a Custody Action as an Unmarried Parent

    Navigating a Custody Action as an Unmarried Parent
    When two parents are married when a child is born, paternity is self-evident. When two parents are unmarried, however, paternity must be formally established for custody to be determined.
  • Nov 30

    Working With the DCP&P to Protect Your Child

    Working With the DCP&P to Protect Your Child
    In the majority of cases, the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&P) is required to work with parents to develop a safety plan that will keep the child safe in the home.
Rank this Week: 217

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Dec 1

    Never mind the width, feel the quality...

    Never mind the width, feel the quality...
    Or something. Hopefully, you will find my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog were of a reasonable quality. They included:Section 91(14) orders: restricting children applications - Barring orders,…
  • Nov 27

    News Essentials: 28th November 2016

    News Essentials: 28th November 2016
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSLitigant in person’s ‘misconceived’ applications an abuse of processMunby J rejects serial litigant’s ‘scurrilous’…
  • Nov 27

    Resolution introduces new Code

    Resolution introduces new Code
    Resolution has launched a new Code of Practice for its members.The organisation, which represents 6,500 family justice professionals who are committed to supporting couples to reach constructive solutions to family disputes, says it chose to…
Rank this Week: 615

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/
  • Dec 1

    Prince’s Estate Worth $200 Million

    Prince’s Estate Worth $200 Million
    No will, no tax planning and an estate that will go equally to one sibling and five half siblings. How could someone with so much money and resources to hire a professional let this happen? It is too easy to delay putting a family wealth…
  • Dec 1

    Tennessee Appeals Court Allows Out-of-State Relocation with Child in Custody Dispute

    Tennessee Appeals Court Allows Out-of-State Relocation with Child in Custody Dispute
    Relocation after a divorce can become complicated when children are involved, since one party often loses parenting time as a result of the other’s move.  Most times, the relocating parent will need the court’s approval…
  • Dec 1

    Tennessee Court Holds that Asset Purchased with Entireties Funds Belongs to Surviving Spouse

    Tennessee Court Holds that Asset Purchased with Entireties Funds Belongs to Surviving Spouse
    Probate administration typically includes categorizing assets and property for distribution. Such decisions may lead to disputes among the beneficiaries, as in In re Estate of Fletcher (Tenn. Ct. App. May 23, 2016), appeal granted (Sept.…
Rank this Week: 1693

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/
  • Dec 1

    What Can an Injunction Do in My Divorce Case?

    What Can an Injunction Do in My Divorce Case?
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How will the judge divide our property?” The holiday season is upon us, as is the impending traditional uptick in divorce filings that comes after. Given the…
  • Nov 29

    New Hampshire Court Issues Landmark Divorce Ruling

    New Hampshire Court Issues Landmark Divorce Ruling
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What does uncontested divorce mean?” If you’re preparing for a divorce it’s a fact that things like the length of your marriage can play a role…
  • Nov 24

    NC Changes Birth Certificate Policy; All Children Born to Same-Sex Spouses Can Now Have Both Parents Listed

    NC Changes Birth Certificate Policy; All Children Born to Same-Sex Spouses Can Now Have Both Parents Listed
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “Can any attorney help me with my family law needs in North Carolina?” The same-sex couple who sued the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services in 2015…
Rank this Week: 190

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Dec 1

    The Lesser Known Option to End Marriage: Annulment

    The Lesser Known Option to End Marriage: Annulment
    When married individuals consider ending their marriage divorce is usually the first and only option they explore. This default starting point makes sense when one thinks about the lack of other viable options discussed and/or known by most…
  • Nov 30

    Divorce and Mediation

    Divorce and Mediation
    Given the emotional, financial and legal upheaval divorce creates for most couples, it is easy to understand why divorcing spouses have trouble seeing issues eye-to-eye. Typically, a person’s entire world changes in the wake of divorce,…
  • Nov 27

    Florida Divorce 101

    Florida Divorce 101
    Looking at the almost daily stories about divorce that appear in the news, it seems as if society sees this event as an everyday process that is not worth a lot of conversation. This nonchalant attitude is especially apparent in the large…
Rank this Week: 3343

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/
  • Dec 1

    Co-Parenting Toddler

    Co-Parenting Toddler
    Language English Co-Parenting ToddlersThu, 12/01/2016 - 17:45 Raising toddlers can be both exciting and exhausting. Full of energy and emotion, these years are an important part of their development. They are constantly learning about how…
  • Nov 29

    Do Kids Have A Say In California Child Custody Arrangements?

    Do Kids Have A Say In California Child Custody Arrangements?
    Language English Do Kids Have A Say In California Child Custody Arrangements?Tue, 11/29/2016 - 17:15 No one enters a marriage believing it will end in divorce. Unfortunately, that often becomes a reality. A divorce is a tough time for…
  • Nov 22

    Getting Through The Holidays After Divorce

    Getting Through The Holidays After Divorce
    Language English Getting Through The Holidays After DivorceTue, 11/22/2016 - 17:30 Co-parenting during any time of the year has its challenges, but the holiday season can bring out even more questions needing answers and issues to face.…
Rank this Week: 286

Michigan Divorce Lawyers Blog

Michigan Divorce Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigandivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 1

    Social Security and Divorce

    Social Security and Divorce
    As long as an individual was married at least 10 years, was divorced, and is currently single, he or she can collect Social Security benefits on an ex-spouse’s earning record as if they were still married. This applies even if the…
  • Nov 15

    How to prepare financially for a divorce

    How to prepare financially for a divorce
    When you are considering filing for divorce, it is helpful to understand your financial situation  – both individually and as a couple. You will want to have a general idea of the marital assets and debts. This will allow…
  • Oct 3

    Ex-Parte Order

    Ex-Parte Order
    Pending the entry of a temporary order, the court may enter an ex-parte order if the court is satisfied by specific facts set forth in an affidavit or verified pleading that irreparable injury, loss, or damage will result from the delay…
Rank this Week: 3673

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/
Rank this Week: 1286

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/
  • Nov 30

    In re: Custody /Visitation of Beverly

    In re: Custody /Visitation of Beverly
    April 26, 2016 The biological mother (petitioner) Beverly L. surrendered her parental rights of her 2 daughters Kendall and Brooke, and her son Zachary. She signed a Judicial Conditional Surrender reserving the right to visit her children and…
  • Nov 18

    Matter of Andrea CC v Eric DD

    Matter of Andrea CC v Eric DD
    NY Slip Op 07310 October 8, 2015 This is an appeal of the Family Court of Fulton City, which modified a prior custody order. Continue reading
  • Nov 15

    S.L. v J.R. NY Slip Op 04442

    S.L. v J.R. NY Slip Op 04442
    S.L. v J.R. NY Slip Op 04442 June 9, 2016 Continue reading
Rank this Week: 21

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 30

    Illinois Divorce: Dr. Amy Baker and Parental Alienation

    Illinois Divorce: Dr. Amy Baker and Parental Alienation
    The podcast below is one of the best opportunities to get a summary from Dr. Amy Baker about her work with Parental Alienation, and her efforts to mentor parents affected by Parental Alienation. A large part of my practice involves complex…
  • Nov 9

    DuPage Divorce: Parenting Coordinators and the High-Conflict Spouse

    DuPage Divorce: Parenting Coordinators and the High-Conflict Spouse
    How can a parent that is dealing with a high conflict spouse have a more effective means to address disputes? One of the more challenging aspects of creating Parenting Plans for my clients is creating a methodology in the plan for…
  • Oct 25

    Illinois Divorce: Narcissists vs. Self Esteem

    Illinois Divorce: Narcissists vs. Self Esteem
    Law Offices of Michael F. Roe manages a number of cases where traits of toxic narcissism are involved. These personality traits can cause a lot of suffering in a marriage and eventual divorce, and the suffering is compounded when children are…
Rank this Week: 706

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

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

http://www.massachusettsdivorcelawmonitor.com/
  • Nov 30

    Do Durational Limits Apply to Cases That Were Resolved Before the Alimony Reform Act?

    Do Durational Limits Apply to Cases That Were Resolved Before the Alimony Reform Act?
    The Supreme Judicial Court’s recent decision of George v. George provides guidance in applying the durational limits contained in the Alimony Reform Act. The Alimony Reform Act, which went into effect in March 2012, provides that all…
  • Nov 23

    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Happy Thanksgiving!
    Hi there, All of us at Divorce Law Monitor wish all of you a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving! Best, Nancy… Continue Reading
  • Nov 4

    2016 Best Legal Blog Competition

    2016 Best Legal Blog Competition
    Hi there, Our team of attorney bloggers takes great pride in bringing you important legal updates and helpful suggestions. We’re honored to have been nominated for The Expert Institute’s 2016 Best Legal Blog Competition! This…
Rank this Week: 164

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
  • Nov 30

    An Attorney Writes a Novel – and Becomes a Better Attorney

    An Attorney Writes a Novel – and Becomes a Better Attorney
    David Bulitt, a principal in Joseph Greenwald & Laake’s family law practice and our Assistant Managing Director, has just written his second novel that will be published on January 27, 2017. The novel draws extensively both from…
  • Nov 28

    Transit Workers Union Has Opportunity to Reject Its Leadership at December Meeting

    Transit Workers Union Has Opportunity to Reject Its Leadership at December Meeting
    On December 6 and December 7, the nearly 13,000 members of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689, which represents most of the workers at the D.C. Metro transit system, (WMATA) will hold a meeting at which they will have an opportunity to…
  • Nov 10

    Does Legal Intervention in Matters of Church Organizations Violate the First Amendment?

    Does Legal Intervention in Matters of Church Organizations Violate the First Amendment?
    On September 22, 2016, the D.C. Court of Appeals issued a decision in favor of our clients in their battle over membership and control of Jericho Baptist Church Ministries, Inc., a large, nationally-known church located in Landover, Maryland.…
Rank this Week: 1864

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Nov 30

    America's Gray Divorce Revolution

    America's Gray Divorce Revolution
    After World War II ended and our soldiers came home, the birth rates across the United States and the world spiked in what’s become romantically referred to as the baby boom. Between 1946 and 1964, nearly 77 million babies were…
  • Nov 21

    Looking at Divorce and Taxe

    Looking at Divorce and Taxe
    If you’re headed for, or already going through a divorce, you already know that it’s difficult. What could add to the anxiety of gathering your financial records, dividing households, and trying to reach a marital settlement…
  • Nov 14

    Domestic Violence & Child Custody in California

    Domestic Violence & Child Custody in California
    Fifty years ago, domestic violence was something that people would keep quiet about. If a man abused his wife or children and people knew about it, they would “mind their own business” because back then, spousal and child…
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Ocala Divorce Lawyer Blog

Ocala Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida family law and divorce issues. By Anne E. Raduns.

http://www.ocalafamilylaw.com/Ocala-Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Nov 30

    The Reasons for Unequal Division

    The Reasons for Unequal Division
    We are often asked if a spouse will be able to get back the money they invested into their home, in addition to half the equity of the home’s value. Unless you can prove that your spouse did not contribute to the household’s…
  • Nov 29

    How to File a Restraining Order for Domestic Violence

    How to File a Restraining Order for Domestic Violence
    During the holidays, alcohol and drug consumption increases. Much of this could be attributed to the partying and celebration that accompany the holidays, but victims of domestic violence know that alcohol is also a precursor to abuse.…
  • Nov 29

    Disadvantages of DIY Divorce

    Disadvantages of DIY Divorce
    It’s no secret that divorce can be expensive, which is why many people attempt to file for divorce without the legal assistance of a qualified divorce attorney – especially those couple who are in mutual agreement on the…
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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/
  • Nov 30

    Philippines’ Laws on Adultery, Concubinage and Marriage Nullity

    Philippines’ Laws on Adultery, Concubinage and Marriage Nullity
    Jeremy D. MorleyPhilippines’ law criminalizes adultery and concubinage. Both are deemed “crimes against chastity” under the Revised Penal Code of the Philippines and are treated as sexual infidelity in the Family Code.The…
  • Nov 17

    Singapore Ruling on Consent in Hague Abduction Case

    Singapore Ruling on Consent in Hague Abduction Case
    Jeremy D. MorleyThe Singapore Family Court, in a ruling by District Judge Low, has rendered a ruling on consent in Hague abduction cases.  The Court issued the following determination*:“In summary, the legal…
  • Nov 15

    Slovenia: International Child Abduction

    Slovenia: International Child Abduction
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Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
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Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

Covers California divorce and child custody law. By Beck Law.

http://www.santarosafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 29

    Prenuptial Agreement – Important in California?

    Prenuptial Agreement – Important in California?
    When a couple makes the decision to get married, divorce generally is not an issue that is on their minds. That is why a prenuptial agreement may seem like a taboo topic for a couple in this position to discuss. However, a couple should not…
  • Jul 15

    Is the Institution of Marriage Under Assault?

    Is the Institution of Marriage Under Assault?
    There are no doubt people in this country who believe the institution of marriage is dead and should now be buried, that there is no longer a need or a use for marriage as it use to be described in our society.  Marriage has…
  • Jul 15

    Is the Institution of Marriage Under Assault?

    Is the Institution of Marriage Under Assault?
    There are no doubt people in this country who believe the institution of marriage is dead and should now be buried, that there is no longer a need or a use for marriage as it use to be described in our society.  Marriage has…
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San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.sandiegodivorceattorneysblog.com/
  • Nov 29

    Changing your child’s school enrollment

    Changing your child’s school enrollment
    Change is a big part of any divorce. When you have children, dealing with change can be one of the most difficult parts of the divorce.  No matter how many times people tell you that “kids are resilient and everything will be…
  • Nov 25

    When Is Income Not Income Available for Support? A Look at the Pearlstein Case

    When Is Income Not Income Available for Support? A Look at the Pearlstein Case
    As we’ve mentioned many times over on this blog, support (both child support and spousal support) can be very complicated in California. In some instances, the relevant statutes provide the Court with vast discretion that needs to be…
  • Nov 22

    Dealing with Divorce at Thanksgiving

    Dealing with Divorce at Thanksgiving
    If you have children and are currently going through the divorce process or have been recently divorced, you have probably already realized that the holidays as you’ve come to know them will be different from now on. The Thanksgiving…
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Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

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

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Nov 29

    Navigating Health Care Costs in Divorce

    Navigating Health Care Costs in Divorce
    If you are wondering what will happen to your health insurance coverage upon divorce, you are not alone.  It is no secret that the cost of individual coverage is rising, and uncertainty about the continuation of the Affordable Care Act…
  • Oct 3

    Domestic Violence: A Necessary Recap of the Basic

    Domestic Violence: A Necessary Recap of the Basic
    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.   In spite of the help and information available to victims of domestic violence, and the increased awareness by law enforcement about what abuse looks like and how to address it, domestic…
  • Sep 19

    Spoliation of Social Media Evidence: Think Before You Delete

    Spoliation of Social Media Evidence: Think Before You Delete
    We have all heard the warning, “Be careful of what you post on the Internet!” However, all of us find ourselves in a situation where we wish we had been more cautious and could take back what we posted on social media. Typically…
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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
  • Nov 29

    An Overlooked Divorce Mediation Requirement? How to Protect Yourself

    An Overlooked Divorce Mediation Requirement? How to Protect Yourself
    Your divorce lawyer needs to know every divorce mediation requirement before you use mediation. Mediated Settlement Agreements (MSA) are very powerful tools when it comes to divorce in The Woodlands. If you follow all of the rules, then you…
  • Mar 1

    Don’t Lose Control of Your Business During Divorce

    Don’t Lose Control of Your Business During Divorce
    Getting a divorce in The Woodlands is already stressful enough for most people. When you add in a closely held business owned with other partners or a business operated entirely by a husband or wife it can get even more Read More
  • Jul 6

    Are You Common Law Married in Texas?

    Are You Common Law Married in Texas?
    Texas is one of the handful of states that do recognize common law or informal marriage as a legal marriage. This is a very big distinction in a community property state like Texas because once you are treated as married Read More
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Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.texasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 28

    Divorce Rate at its Lowest in 35 Year

    Divorce Rate at its Lowest in 35 Year
    The United States divorce rate has plunged for the third straight year, falling down to a 35-year low according to 2015 data from the National Center for Family & Marriage Research at Bowling State University. On the other hand, more…
  • Nov 22

    New Rules for Claiming Social Security Benefits for Divorced Couple

    New Rules for Claiming Social Security Benefits for Divorced Couple
    For divorced couples, social security is one of the few areas where strategic maneuvers can make a huge difference in planning retirement income, depending on the ages of the ex-spouses. The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 established two sets…
  • Nov 5

    What to Do with Your Family Home After a Divorce: 3 Options Explored

    What to Do with Your Family Home After a Divorce: 3 Options Explored
    Divorces and Family Homes: 3 Options on What to Do For many people, the family house is where the heart is. It’s a place of fond memories and family gatherings. It’s also where many firsts are made, whether it’s welcoming a…
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Divorce Law Journal

Divorce Law Journal

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

http://louisvilledivorce.typepad.com/info/
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Family Law Matters

Family Law Matters

Information and advice regarding family law issues. By Bryan Reed.

http://www.justdivorce.co.uk/blog/
  • Nov 28

    GOOD DIVORCE WEEK

    GOOD DIVORCE WEEK
    28 november sees the start of good divorce week, an initiative launched by the resolution group of specialist family lawyers to publicize its updated code of good conduct. Continue reading →
  • Oct 13

    NO FAULT DIVORCE (AGAIN)

    NO FAULT DIVORCE (AGAIN)
    a recent house of commons briefing paper again puts the question of no-fault divorce on the political agenda. could this tie in conveniently with plans to introduce online divorce into the courts? Continue reading →
  • Sep 30

    FAMILY FIXED FEES ON THE HORIZON?

    FAMILY FIXED FEES ON THE HORIZON?
    bryan reed looks at the march towards fixed fees in family law cases and considers how it affects consumers and law firms. Continue reading →
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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/
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Massachusetts Family & Divorce…

Massachusetts Family & Divorce Mediation Blog

Covers divorce, separation and other family-related matters. By Larri Tonelli Parker.

http://parkermediation.net/
  • Nov 28

    How is alimony or spousal support determined?

    How is alimony or spousal support determined?
    Alimony is calculated by a complex formula,  taking into consideration the length of marriage, and the income of the parties. Like child support, which can be calculated using the Massachusetts child support guidelines, it is…
  • Nov 16

    From International Academy of Collaborative Professional

    From International Academy of Collaborative Professional
  • Jun 16

    Magna Carta 800 year

    Magna Carta 800 year
    Magna Carta, dating back eight centuries is still relevant today.  Celebrate its 800 year history this week.  What liberties, freedoms, values do you most cherish? 
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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/
  • Nov 28

    Husband’s Gun Collection Divided in Arizona Divorce

    Husband’s Gun Collection Divided in Arizona Divorce
    Division of gun collection as separate and community property upon divorce affirmed in Arizona case summary. Jacqueline Foster v. Charles Sidney Foster Husband Collected Guns Read More The post Husband’s Gun Collection Divided in…
  • Nov 21

    Disabled Father’s Debt Was Income for Arizona Child Support and Spousal Maintenance Cannot Be Speculative

    Disabled Father’s Debt Was Income for Arizona Child Support and Spousal Maintenance Cannot Be Speculative
    Unemployed disabled father ordered to pay child support with line of credit affirmed; and speculative spousal maintenance award vacated in Arizona case summary. Antonella Sherman Read More The post Disabled Father’s Debt Was Income for…
  • Nov 15

    Mexico Court Had Child Custody Jurisdiction for Arizona Enforcement

    Mexico Court Had Child Custody Jurisdiction for Arizona Enforcement
    UCCJEA child custody jurisdiction of foreign court (Mexico) in Arizona case summary. Mauricio Fernandez Margain V. Elsa Lourdes Ruiz-Bours In a Mexico divorce action, the Read More The post Mexico Court Had Child Custody Jurisdiction for…
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New Jersey Family Law Blog

New Jersey Family Law Blog

Covers alimony, child support, child custody, divorce and more. By the Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyfamilylawblog.com/
  • Nov 28

    Parent of a Gifted Child? Your Support Payments Could Be Increased

    Parent of a Gifted Child? Your Support Payments Could Be Increased
    For many children, extra-curricular activities are a trial-and-error means of discovering their interests and talents. New Jersey’s guidelines for child support recognize this and generally take into account the costs associated with…
  • Nov 14

    Why You May Need an Attorney to Negotiate Your Divorce

    Why You May Need an Attorney to Negotiate Your Divorce
    Victor Rotolo and the attorneys at the Victor Rotolo Law Firm have been offering legal counsel on all matters related to divorce — both simple and complex cases — since 1992. The internet may have made it easier to obtain a…
  • Oct 31

    Tainted Treats Aren’t the Only Halloween Danger to Watch For

    Tainted Treats Aren’t the Only Halloween Danger to Watch For
    It’s that time of year again. Today while children everywhere will run excitedly door-to-door in search of treats, medical professionals will be busy manning phones for agencies like the New Jersey Poison Center 24-Hour Help Line and…
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DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 28

    Illinois Child Support: Modification in the Event of a Job Lo

    Illinois Child Support: Modification in the Event of a Job Lo
    Under Illinois law, child support may be modified upon a substantial change in circumstances.  Normally, a job loss is considered a substantial change in circumstances which would warrant a modification of child support, but sometimes it…
  • Nov 14

    Can your spouse be required to pay your attorney fees under Illinois law?

    Can your spouse be required to pay your attorney fees under Illinois law?
    In Illinois, during a divorce, either party can ask the court to order the other party to pay some or all of his or her attorney fees while the case is pending.  Section 501(c-1) of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act…
  • Oct 31

    Can You File Bankruptcy to Discharge Your Family Support Obligations?

    Can You File Bankruptcy to Discharge Your Family Support Obligations?
    In this current economy, many people find themselves underwater in their mortgage payments, credit card debts, car loans, student loans, and the like.  In certain situations, filing for bankruptcy may seem like a “get out of jail…
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Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Nov 27

    Reconciling SCU COLA Adjustments With Modification Case

    Reconciling SCU COLA Adjustments With Modification Case
    Under Family Court Act §413-a, a party receiving public assistance, or making use of the State’s Child Support Enforcement Services, may request that the Support Collection Unit (“SCU”) review the order for an…
  • Nov 20

    Tying Maintenance to Social Security

    Tying Maintenance to Social Security
    Two decisions this month of the Appellate Division, Second Department, tied the termination of post-divorce spousal support (“maintenance”) to a specific ages: 65 in Duval v. Duval; and 62 in Sansone v. Sansone. In Duval,…
  • Nov 14

    The Effect of Spousal Support on Child Support: Did the Second Department Jump the Gun?

    The Effect of Spousal Support on Child Support: Did the Second Department Jump the Gun?
    Until the amendment of the Child Support Standards Act effective January 24, 2016 (D.R.L. §240[1-b][b][5][iii][I]; Laws of 2015, c. 387, §3), the rule had been that when a divorce court awards maintenance to a spouse, the amount of…
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Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Nov 27

    Rebounding from Divorce

    Rebounding from Divorce
    While countless studies have shown that life following a divorce often leads to higher depression rates, more stress, and overall dissatisfaction, those who spend a prolonged period of time in an unhappy marriage to begin with tend to thrive…
  • Nov 21

    Child Support Order Modifications: Eligibility for Requesting Change

    Child Support Order Modifications: Eligibility for Requesting Change
    For many divorced parents, arranging a child support order can be a challenging process. While state programs and public assistance offer a reasonable amount of help, parents can often be at a disadvantage when it comes to obtaining an order…
  • Nov 14

    Life after Divorce: Tips for Maintaining Balance after the Split

    Life after Divorce: Tips for Maintaining Balance after the Split
    Maintaining balance and ensuring a healthy lifestyle following divorce has been and continues to be a difficult challenge for many spouses as they undergo the separation process. Divorce is a multi-faceted emotional journey, affecting every…
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