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Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Feb 14

    Zika, Disease of the Poor, May Not Change Abortion in Brazil

    Zika, Disease of the Poor, May Not Change Abortion in Brazil
    From Reuters: Six months pregnant with her first child, Eritania Maria has a rash and a mild fever, symptoms of the Zika virus linked to brain deformities in newborn children in Brazil. But the 17-year-old is too scared to take...
  • Feb 13

    Judge Issues New Order Against Enforcing Louisiana Abortion Law

    Judge Issues New Order Against Enforcing Louisiana Abortion Law
    From ABC News: A federal judge in Louisiana has issued a new order blocking the state from enforcing a law that he says would keep most women from getting abortions. Attorneys for the state immediately asked Judge John deGravelles to...
  • Feb 12

    Pregnancy Clinics Fight for Right to Deny Abortion Information

    Pregnancy Clinics Fight for Right to Deny Abortion Information
    From The New York Times: “Free Pregnancy Testing,” reads the large sign in front of the East County Pregnancy Care Clinic, on a busy intersection of this impoverished city east of San Diego. Inside the clinic, a woman will not...
Rank this Week: 324

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Helps women navigate the intricacies of divorce and save money along the way. By Helene Taylor.

http://heleneltaylor.com/blog/
  • Feb 13

    Is the house community property in California? – Worksheet –

    Is the house community property in California? – Worksheet –
    The post Is the house community property in California? – Worksheet – appeared first on Helene L Taylor.
  • Feb 10

    3 reasons every woman should get a prenuptial agreement

    3 reasons every woman should get a prenuptial agreement
    I’m a divorced woman and a divorce lawyer who still believes in love, romance, and lifelong relationships. I also think every woman who chooses to marry legally should get a prenuptial agreement. Why? Here are three of many reasons. 1.…
  • Feb 8

    California divorce consulting and coaching service

    California divorce consulting and coaching service
    I challenge the status quo of broken family law systems, unjust judiciaries, and limited access to competent and conscious legal counsel. I solve complicated problems and help men and women find more ease and inspiration while consciously…
Rank this Week: 82

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/
  • Feb 13

    Husband Charged with Harrassment of His Wife

    Husband Charged with Harrassment of His Wife
    A New York Family Lawyer said the defendant has been charged with several violations of the Penal Law in that he engaged in a course of conduct whereby he did harass, threaten and endanger his wife's life. A Nassau County...
  • Feb 12

    Mother Charged with Truancy for Her Child

    Mother Charged with Truancy for Her Child
    A New York Family Lawyer said on October 2, 2007, New York City Children's Services (hereinafter NYCCS) filed a petition against respondent mother alleging that her son's physical, mental or emotional condition had been impaired or was in…
  • Feb 10

    Petitioner Claims State Action Unlawful Regarding Public Assistance Benefit

    Petitioner Claims State Action Unlawful Regarding Public Assistance Benefit
    A New York Family Lawyer said that on early December 1971, JR was the grantee of public assistance for the benefit of her four children in the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) category. All five lived in a...
Rank this Week: 210

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Feb 13

    The Pettiness of Divorce

    The Pettiness of Divorce
    It is amazing how long former spouses can hold a grudge and exhibit pettiness, particularly when one spouse is obliged by court order to make spousal support payments to the other. The resentment that builds up when one spouse believes the…
  • Feb 12

    Upset With Judge, Litigant Sends Threatening Email

    Upset With Judge, Litigant Sends Threatening Email
    It’s not unusual to see divorce litigants upset with the family justice system. Whether it’s unhappiness with the court’s decision or frustration over the delay and expense of family law proceedings, the courtroom is…
  • Feb 4

    Super Bowl Ad Features Dads and Daughter

    Super Bowl Ad Features Dads and Daughter
    Who could have imagined that an ivory tower academic scholar could influence a major corporation to produce a television ad that relied on her research about the relationship between dads and daughters? That’s what hair product company…
Rank this Week: 4836

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/
  • Feb 13

    Same-Sex Adoption

    Same-Sex Adoption
    Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What children’s expenses are covered by child support?”   In 2015 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled once and for all that…
  • Feb 11

    Social Media and Family Law

    Social Media and Family Law
    Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Who pays for the children’s health insurance and co-pays?”   We live in an age where, for many, it has almost become second…
  • Feb 9

    Do Stepparents Have to Pay Child Support?

    Do Stepparents Have to Pay Child Support?
    Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “How is the amount of child support decided in North Carolina?”   We generally assume that the responsibility for supporting children financially falls…
Rank this Week: 3989

Divorce With Respect

Divorce With Respect

Covers California divorce issues. By Bartholomew & Wasnicky LLP.

http://sacramentodivorcewithrespectattorney.com/
  • Feb 13

    Die Dildo Schule – für herrliches Vergnügen

    Die Dildo Schule – für herrliches Vergnügen
    Wer auch alleine genießen möchte wird früher oder später über die Anschaffung eines Vibrators oder Dildos nachdenken. Doch wie so oft im Leben stellt sich schnell die Frage: welcher ist für mich der Richtige? Um…
  • Oct 30

    Documents to Update After Your Divorce

    Documents to Update After Your Divorce
    Once your divorce decree becomes final, you’ll need to update many documents to reflect your newly single status and change beneficiaries. Many people only consider life insurance policies and updating their driver’s license if…
  • Oct 29

    How to Handle Your Ex Talking Negatively About You to Your Kid

    How to Handle Your Ex Talking Negatively About You to Your Kid
    Kids say the darnedest things, but when your children come home and tell you the negative comments they’ve heard about you from your ex, it can be infuriating. Hearing accusations, curse words, and negativity from your ex is one thing,…
Rank this Week: 3251

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips…

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips for You

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

http://www.rhodeislanddivorcetips.com/
Rank this Week: 1062

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Feb 12

    Reporting Restrictions – a thought

    Reporting Restrictions – a thought
    I noticed the other day that the standard order on the CopyDirect website (sorry, now the slips-off-the-tongue ” Press Association Injunction Application Alert Service”) standard order for a RRO does not include either the…
  • Feb 11

    Where the Wildbloods are

    Where the Wildbloods are
    Someone (we shall call him Mr Anon) has just emailed me this, in response to my Pome Competition post…       In the forest of the night, faint glimmers of a frail light And there, illuminated by – A hunched…
  • Feb 11

    Rite me a Pome

    Rite me a Pome
    HHJ Wildblood QC is holding a poetry competition to raise funds for the PSU / early therapeutic intervention for parents. I think this is a brilliant idea and will try and enter something myself. In fact, I am so enthused that I am wondering…
Rank this Week: 3853

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/
  • Feb 12

    Legal Links – February 12, 2016

    Legal Links – February 12, 2016
    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. The People Vs. O. J. Simpson. One of the first…
  • Feb 12

    How Important is Farming in Lancaster County?

    How Important is Farming in Lancaster County?
    Farming is more important to the economy of Lancaster County and Pennsylvania than you may imagine.  At the February 11 Ag Issues Forum, presented by the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mike Peachey and Lisa Riggs…
  • Feb 11

    Reflections on Leadership Lancaster – Part Two

    Reflections on Leadership Lancaster – Part Two
    As a proud member of the Leadership Lancaster Core Class of 2016, I will be posting periodic updates of my experiences in the program. Learn more about Leadership Lancaster at www.leadershiplancaster.org or feel free to contact me directly…
Rank this Week: 4050

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

http://www.alabamacriminalandfamilylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1481

New Jersey Divorce and Family…

New Jersey Divorce and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and divorce law. By The Law Office of James P. Yudes, P.C.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2358

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    Illinois Divorce: High Conflict Email

    Illinois Divorce: High Conflict Email
    The article below was written by the author of "Splitting," the landmark book on divorcing a Borderline or Narcissist. I wrote the foreword to the first edition of "Splitting," and have admired the work that Bill Eddy has…
  • Feb 1

    Illinois Divorce Lawyer: Divorce Planning

    Illinois Divorce Lawyer: Divorce Planning
    2016 brings to Illinois a revised and amended Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. The new Act brings some substantive changes to the way that divorce and custody is adjudicated in Illinois, but the guideline advice for preparing for…
  • Dec 31

    Illinois Divorce: 2016 Rings in New Rules for Child Custody

    Illinois Divorce: 2016 Rings in New Rules for Child Custody
    Thoughts from Law Offices of Michael F Roe as 2015 winds to a close: 2015 has been a year of successes for clients, and challenges in Illinois divorce practice, with some of the challenges including managing the maintenance statute (the...
Rank this Week: 598

New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

By Bruce Provda.

http://www.nydivorcefirm.com/blog
  • Feb 12

    Common Law Marriage Attorney

    Common Law Marriage Attorney
    Dallas Common Law Divorce and Common Law Property Division Common law marriage, often referred to as “informal marriage,” is a legally recognized marriage despite no marriage ceremony being performed and no marriage license being…
  • Feb 2

    Hidden Assets & Marital Fraud

    Hidden Assets & Marital Fraud
    Seeking a Fair Distribution of Assets In some marriages, it is common for a spouse to engage in investment activity or have financial accounts of which the other is not aware. Upon divorce it is necessary to disclose all assets, including…
  • Jan 29

    Property Division in Divorce

    Property Division in Divorce
    What Is the Value of the Marital Estate? Following child custody and support, the most important issues in a divorce often involve the division of marital assets and debts. Typically, each spouse wants to maximize the amount of property he or…
Rank this Week: 1840

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

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

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Feb 12

    For Better or For Worse

    For Better or For Worse
    Spouses contemplating divorce often factor into their decision as to whether or not they should end their marriage the potential harm a divorce may cause to their children.  Some parents feel that by staying married they are honoring a…
  • Jan 19

    In a Divorce, Illinois Courts Have No Authority to Order Pet “Visitation”

    In a Divorce, Illinois Courts Have No Authority to Order Pet “Visitation”
    Americans love their pets.  Recent studies estimate that roughly 78 million dogs and 86 million cats are owned in the United States.  In other words, pets reside in nearly 65% of all households. It is not surprising, therefore, that…
  • Nov 17

    It’s So Simple. How Long Can It Possibly Take and How Much Can It Possibly Cost?

    It’s So Simple. How Long Can It Possibly Take and How Much Can It Possibly Cost?
    There are two questions that every family law attorney is asked by most clients. The first question:  “How long will this divorce take? A ballpark estimate is fine, I know you can’t give me an exact answer”. The second…
Rank this Week: 4667

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/
  • Feb 12

    Thailand – Child Abduction Update

    Thailand – Child Abduction Update
    Jeremy D. MorleyThe Hague Conference on Private International Law reports that the United States accepted Thailand’s accession to the Hague Abduction Convention on January 26, 2016 and that the treaty will enter force between the U.S.…
  • Feb 1

    Law-Shopping & Forum-Shopping in International Prenuptial Agreement

    Law-Shopping & Forum-Shopping in International Prenuptial Agreement
    By Jeremy D. Morley*Drafting prenuptial agreements is always challenging but the complexities are greatly magnified when the clients are international, whether in their citizenship, the location of assets, their employment or their residency,…
  • Jan 29

    Will The Philippines Accede to the Hague Abduction Convention?

    Will The Philippines Accede to the Hague Abduction Convention?
    Jeremy D. Morley The Philippines is currently determining whether to accede to the Hague Abduction Convention. The Philippines’ Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee has created a special Subcommittee on the Hague Convention on…
Rank this Week: 2153

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Feb 12

    My Spouse Says I'll End up Penniless If I Divorce

    My Spouse Says I'll End up Penniless If I Divorce
    Sometimes when marriages are on the rocks, the moneyed spouse will say to the non-moneyed spouse, "If you divorce me, you'll walk away with nothing!" and with a lack of understanding of California's divorce laws, the non-moneyed spouse…
  • Feb 11

    Texas AG Faces Ethics Investigation Over Gay Marriage

    Texas AG Faces Ethics Investigation Over Gay Marriage
    Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is being investigation again, but this time it involves same-sex marriage. He was previously indicted on securities fraud charges, and now he is facing an ethics investigation after he advised local officials…
  • Feb 10

    What Happens to Friends After Divorce?

    What Happens to Friends After Divorce?
    When you get divorced, you have to divide everything from the living room furniture, to the wedding albums, right down to the silverware. No matter how friendly your divorce is, or how relieved you are that it's over, splitting everything is…
Rank this Week: 4038

Arkansas Legal Issues

Arkansas Legal Issues

By Wilson & Haubert, PLLC.

http://whlawoffices.com/little-rock-lawyer-arkansas-law-blog/
  • Feb 12

    Thoughts on How to Pick Your Local Judge

    Thoughts on How to Pick Your Local Judge
    This is a short article reflecting on how I think about local elections. Specifically, it is my attempt to take my Christian worldview and translate that into a guide for deciding which local politicians I will support. The point of this is…
  • Feb 11

    Takeaways from UALR Bowen’s Legal Hackathon

    Takeaways from UALR Bowen’s Legal Hackathon
    Last Saturday, I had the pleasure of helping with Bowen Law School’s Legal Innovation Hackathon. (Go here for details.) I was there as a lawyer-advisor, I guess—tasked with helping the teams answer any legal questions they might…
  • Feb 10

    What is Probable Cause for an Arrest in Arkansas?

    What is Probable Cause for an Arrest in Arkansas?
    We all hear the term “probable cause” every time we watch Law and Order or any of our favorite crime shows. But what does it really mean? Probable cause is the major line in the sand of criminal law. It is how a Little Rock…
Rank this Week: 1407

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Feb 12

    Divorcing from Your Spouse’s Student Loan Debt

    Divorcing from Your Spouse’s Student Loan Debt
    I recently came across an article, Getting Financially Naked with Your Partner, by Erin Lowry, that got me thinking about a question that is bound to arise more and more in this practice.  Millennials, as a generation, are…
  • Feb 9

    Financial Abuse: The Invisible Wounds of Domestic Violence

    Financial Abuse: The Invisible Wounds of Domestic Violence
    When most people hear the horrific phrase “domestic violence”, they think only of the physical abuse or threats of physical abuse inflicted upon another; however, financial or economic abuse exists in approximately 98% of all…
  • Feb 8

    A Tri-Parenting Conundrum and the Evolution of Custody and Parenting Time

    A Tri-Parenting Conundrum and the Evolution of Custody and Parenting Time
    In the recently published 67-page trial court decision of D.G. and S.H. v. K.S., the trial court dealt with the novel issue of custody and parenting time in a “tri-parenting” relationship. In that matter, D.G. and his husband,…
Rank this Week: 1233

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/
  • Feb 12

    Maryland Law Generally Treats Prenuptial Agreement as Contract

    Maryland Law Generally Treats Prenuptial Agreement as Contract
    The marriage of two people is a joyous event. A couple that decides to marry is expressing hope for their future lives together. Despite their love and devotion for each other, spouses sometimes enter into a “prenuptial” or…
  • Jan 29

    National Statistics Reflect Higher Rates of Divorce for Older Couple

    National Statistics Reflect Higher Rates of Divorce for Older Couple
    According to statistics compiled by the National Center for Family and Marriage Research at Bowling Green State University, in 2014, people 50 years of age and older were two times as likely to get divorced as in 1990. And for people…
  • Jan 14

    State Supreme Court Ruling Obligates Stepfather to Pay Child Support

    State Supreme Court Ruling Obligates Stepfather to Pay Child Support
    Child custody, visitation, and support are inter-related issues that arise within a typical divorce or separation proceeding. Courts are authorized to make determinations concerning legal and physical custody, the allotment of visitation…
Rank this Week: 2393

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    Make This Valentine’s Day “More Me, Less You!”

    Make This Valentine’s Day “More Me, Less You!”
    By Amy Setzer, Legal Assistant, Woodruff Family Law Group Spending Valentine’s Day as a new member of the Triad Singles Guild could be more traumatic than your divorce–if you let it.  Friends plan gushy evenings at…
  • Feb 10

    Treat Yourself This Valentine’s Day

    Treat Yourself This Valentine’s Day
    By Diana Westrick, Legal Assistant, Woodruff Family Law Group Listen up, Greensboro! Single does not have to equal lonely. In fact, it is the time that we update our definitions and expectations to what being single truly signifies:…
  • Feb 9

    A Tribute to My Father’s One Hundredth Birthday

    A Tribute to My Father’s One Hundredth Birthday
    by Carolyn Woodruff, JD, CPA, CVA, North Carolina Family Law Specialist Had my Dad lived, he would have been 100- years-old today!  Instead, he’s having some birthday cake in Heaven.  My Mom survives and is here on…
Rank this Week: 1799

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2755

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 12

    Ways to Make Divorce Easier

    Ways to Make Divorce Easier
    Amanda Trigg, my friend and fellow Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, wrote an article that discussed several ways to make divorce easier. Many people may promise to make the divorce process easier, but the truth is that…
  • Jan 9

    Planning for a Divorce Step by Step

    Planning for a Divorce Step by Step
    As we’ve discussed before, January is an unusually busy time for divorce attorneys. In fact, estimates from the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers indicate that the number of divorce filings in January increase by as much as…
  • Nov 30

    Refusing Spousal Support / Alimony

    Refusing Spousal Support / Alimony
    A recent article in the Huffington Post discussed some basic information about spousal support. The article was from a California family law attorney, so much of it concerned requirements specific to that state. However, one interesting…
Rank this Week: 1422

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Feb 12

    Debunking the Marriage Foundation, and more

    Debunking the Marriage Foundation, and more
    My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog concentrated on the not-too-difficult task of debunking the nonsense that emanates from the Marriage Foundation, but they did also contain some serious…
  • Feb 11

    D (Children): Order for indefinite supervision of contact not wrong in principle

    D (Children): Order for indefinite supervision of contact not wrong in principle
    Mr Justice BakerA summary of  D (Children) [2016] EWCA Civ 89 (11 February 2016), a father's application for permission to appeal against an order for supervised contact and a s.91(14) order.The facts were that the parties married…
  • Feb 11

    Resolution condemns government court closure plan

    Resolution condemns government court closure plan
    Family law organisation Resolution has condemned today’s announcement by Government to close 86 courts across England and Wales.The Ministry of Justice claims the courts that will close are “underused” and that by reducing…
Rank this Week: 658

Family Law Insights

Family Law Insights

Covers divorce and family law in Georgia. By Kitchens New Cleghorn, LLC.

http://www.knclawfirm.com/category/blog/family-law/
  • Feb 11

    Adoption Attorneys Near Me | Atlanta Adoption Law Firm

    Adoption Attorneys Near Me | Atlanta Adoption Law Firm
    One only needs to type in the phrase adoption attorneys near me to see a list of law firms pop up. They may or may not have experienced lawyers ready… The post Adoption Attorneys Near Me | Atlanta Adoption Law Firm appeared first on…
  • Jan 19

    Four Ways to Run up a Divorce Bill

    Four Ways to Run up a Divorce Bill
    Clients at our Atlanta divorce practice often ask for ways that they can keep their divorce bill to a minimum. We do have set fees but there are several things… The post Four Ways to Run up a Divorce Bill appeared first on…
  • Jan 11

    January is Divorce Month

    January is Divorce Month
    It is a well-documented phenomenon that January is divorce month, seeing an estimated one-third jump in filings when compared to other months in the year. There are many reasons why… The post January is Divorce Month appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 2547

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Feb 11

    Collaborative Divorce or Mediation – Which is Best?

    Collaborative Divorce or Mediation – Which is Best?
    Collaborative Divorce or Mediation – Which is Best? Divorce is never an easy time for couples. Very few couples are able to go through divorce without some disagreements. There are plenty of issues to iron out and no matter how well you…
  • Feb 1

    Divorce Essentials – Top Five Things You Need to Know

    Divorce Essentials – Top Five Things You Need to Know
    Divorce Essentials – Top Five Things You Need to Know As the new year begins, many people are returning to their usual routines. Some, though, are looking to start the year with a divorce. And, in reality, the divorce process can take…
  • Jan 29

    Preparing For Divorce – First Steps You Can Take

    Preparing For Divorce – First Steps You Can Take
    Preparing For Divorce – First Steps You Can Take After deciding to divorce from your spouse, you must begin the divorce process. To some, going through a divorce seems difficult at first, since it is unfamiliar territory and appears to…
Rank this Week: 3331

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/
  • Feb 11

    Why Use OurFamilyWizard Over Free Alternatives?

    Why Use OurFamilyWizard Over Free Alternatives?
    Language English Why Use OurFamilyWizard Over Free Alternatives?Thu, 02/11/2016 - 17:42 Divorce, separation, military deployments, and jobs that call for traveling are all situations that can create distance between family members, and in…
  • Feb 9

    Top 5 Things to Consider When Hiring a Divorce Attorney

    Top 5 Things to Consider When Hiring a Divorce Attorney
    Language English Top 5 Things to Consider When Hiring a Divorce AttorneyTue, 02/09/2016 - 17:15 Hiring a divorce attorney is an important step for many who are entering the process of divorce or legal separation, but this task can often…
  • Feb 4

    Organizing Your Home to Foster Your Kids’ Independence

    Organizing Your Home to Foster Your Kids’ Independence
    Language English Organizing Your Home to Foster Your Kids’ IndependenceThu, 02/04/2016 - 17:23 Parenting is all about teaching children how to fend for themselves in an increasingly difficult and stressful world. From an early age,…
Rank this Week: 4662

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer…

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Missouri family law. By Brinkman & Alter, LLC.

http://www.stlouiscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2623

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents, DUI, criminal defense, bank side bankruptcy cases, creditors' rights, divorce and family custody, and estate planning. By Fessler Schneider & Grimme.

http://www.fsgattorneys.com/blog
  • Feb 11

    DUI Defense Attorneys in Ft. Thoma

    DUI Defense Attorneys in Ft. Thoma
    Everyone knows that if a driver’s Blood Alcohol Concentration is .08% the driver is considered guilty of DUI/DWI. Except that formula is too simple, and does not illustrate the variations in the rule. DUI Defense Attorneys in Ft. Thomas…
  • Feb 1

    Divorce Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Divorce Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    The arguments, harsh words, and lack of respect from each spouse toward the other have finally led to the decision to get a divorce. Experienced divorce attorneys, such as Fessler, Schneider, & Grimme, will help you to move beyond the…
  • Jan 22

    Custody Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Custody Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    Child custody is a complex issue that includes where the child lives, who gives the child protection, care, education, and financial support.   Custody does not become finally resolved until the child is grown, not attending school,…
Rank this Week: 2259

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/
  • Feb 10

    A Brief History of Collaborative Divorce in Minnesota

    A Brief History of Collaborative Divorce in Minnesota
    Lawyer Stuart Webb created collaborative divorce right here in Minneapolis in 1990 due to his frustration at the red tape surrounding the end of marriages. He refused to keep going to court on the behalf of divorcing clients, instead helping…
  • Feb 5

    9 Principles for a Successful Minnesota Divorce Mediation

    9 Principles for a Successful Minnesota Divorce Mediation
    Minnesota orders all couples without a history of spousal abuse to use some type of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) before taking their case to court. One of the most common and generally successful forms of ADR is mediation. In this…
  • Feb 2

    How Will Leaving Minnesota Affect Your Child Custody Arrangement?

    How Will Leaving Minnesota Affect Your Child Custody Arrangement?
    Perhaps you just received a transfer offer to another state from your employer with a significant pay raise and even more opportunities for advancement. Or maybe you and a business partner (or new boyfriend or girlfriend) want to leave the…
Rank this Week: 1104

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/
  • Feb 10

    Restraining Orders and Orders of Protection in New York

    Restraining Orders and Orders of Protection in New York
    Restraining Orders for protection of a person in New York Family Law are called Orders of Protection. It’s helpful to know the proper legal names under each state of what it is people are seeking.  Restraining order and orders of…
  • Feb 4

    Paternity, the Presumption of Legitimacy and Equitable Estoppel

    Paternity, the Presumption of Legitimacy and Equitable Estoppel
    In cases of paternity in New York,  a child that was born during marriage is legally presumed to be a biological product of that marriage, and this presumption historically was one of the most persuasive in law. However, it’s…
  • Jan 25

    When is it Appropriate for A Court to Order Joint Legal Custody?

    When is it Appropriate for A Court to Order Joint Legal Custody?
    In the courts of New York and Long Island, as well as legal institutions throughout the world, it’s not uncommon for legal terminology to leave parents confused when it comes to matters of custody. Indeed, in some cases, parents or…
Rank this Week: 1645

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Feb 10

    DadsDivorce Live: How To Manage Stress During Divorce

    DadsDivorce Live: How To Manage Stress During Divorce
    There is really no way to avoid stress during the divorce process. It’s just something you have to deal with.  However, the manner in which you manage that stress can have a huge impact in how long it takes you to heal. Having the…
  • Feb 9

    Video: Cordell & Cordell News – February 9, 2016

    Video: Cordell & Cordell News – February 9, 2016
    Dads Divorce sponsor Cordell & Cordell and sister site MensDivorce.com have teamed up to present a series of monthly recap videos to keep you informed on the latest news and top stories.  Last month, Cordell & Cordell announced…
  • Feb 8

    Legal Separation vs. Divorce: Understanding The Difference

    Legal Separation vs. Divorce: Understanding The Difference
    Question: What are the major differences between a legal separation and divorce? Answer: I am not licensed to practice law in your state. Therefore, I cannot inform you as to the specific laws of your state and can only provide you with…
Rank this Week: 216

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

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

http://www.gregoryforman.com
  • Feb 10

    In defense of the concept of romantic comedie

    In defense of the concept of romantic comedie
    It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife. Jane Austin, Pride and Prejudice Thus begins the greatest romantic comedy in the history of romantic comedies. With…
  • Feb 9

    Using opposing parties’ evasive discovery responses against them

    Using opposing parties’ evasive discovery responses against them
    Often opposing parties will respond to discovery with evasion: giving answers that respond to some, slightly different allegation; providing lengthy responses to “yes/no” questions without really stating “yes” or…
  • Feb 7

    Acknowledging the obviou

    Acknowledging the obviou
    In responding to discovery or pleadings, some of the responses, if accurate, will bolster the other party’s case.  Clients, even (especially) sophisticated clients, often balk at issuing a formal response that, although accurate,…
Rank this Week: 3812

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

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

http://www.massachusettsdivorcelawmonitor.com/
  • Feb 10

    Prepare Ahead to Handle a Narcissist

    Prepare Ahead to Handle a Narcissist
    Hi there, I love it when the holidays are over and the days start getting visibly longer. Among other things, there is an influx of new clients with new cases and new problems to solve. One thing seems to hold consistently true, however.…
  • Jan 12

    Divorce and Lottery Winnings: What Are the Chances?

    Divorce and Lottery Winnings: What Are the Chances?
    As people scramble to purchase Powerball tickets for a chance (however small) at the 1.3 billion dollar jackpot, the largest in U.S. history, I couldn’t help but think about the practical considerations that come into play when dealing…
  • Jan 7

    Can You Undo Divorce Decrees Once They’re Final?

    Can You Undo Divorce Decrees Once They’re Final?
    Have you ever wondered if a divorce is always final or whether a divorce judgment can be “undone” or “modified?” The short answer: Like everything else, it depends. In general, divorce and divorce judgements are final.…
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Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Imputing Income to Your Ex-Spouse in Your Florida Alimony Case

    Imputing Income to Your Ex-Spouse in Your Florida Alimony Case
    In an alimony case, one of the more important issues you may face is deciding whether or not you or your spouse is voluntarily unemployed or underemployed. This issue was at the center of one South Florida man’s appeal of his divorce…
  • Feb 3

    Your Ex-Spouse’s New Partner and Your Florida Alimony Obligation

    Your Ex-Spouse’s New Partner and Your Florida Alimony Obligation
    One of the more frustrating turns of events for individuals ordered to pay alimony is the discovery that the ex-spouse to whom they are making support payments has moved in with a boyfriend or girlfriend. In some situations, your…
  • Jan 27

    Florida Appeals Court Reverses Alimony Award for Failing to Provide for Wife’s Need

    Florida Appeals Court Reverses Alimony Award for Failing to Provide for Wife’s Need
    A North Florida trial court’s decision to award an ex-wife only enough alimony to cover her insurance expenses was recently thrown out by the 1st District Court of Appeal as not proper under the requirements of the Florida Statutes. In…
Rank this Week: 374

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
  • Feb 10

    Cupid’s Arrow Strikes Lover in the Wallet

    Cupid’s Arrow Strikes Lover in the Wallet
    Revenge is a dish best served cold. In a recent case, a disenchanted suitor not only sued to recover gifts he made to his former lover but also reported those gifts to the IRS as income payments! See Diane Blagaich, TC Memo 2016–2.…
  • Feb 8

    Questioning a Witness: Poor Questions Versus Good One

    Questioning a Witness: Poor Questions Versus Good One
    When conducting direct examination, you generally can’t ask leading questions, i.e., ones that suggest a particular answer. Evid C §§764, 767(a)(2). And, of course, you can’t ask objectionable questions. For…
  • Feb 5

    Business Plan Basic

    Business Plan Basic
    Every business should have a plan—from tech start-ups to law firms. The process of creating a document that details the thoughts and ideas of the owners or founders of the business allows for a realistic appraisal of the business’…
Rank this Week: 2324

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Indiana Divorcing Business Owners: What You Need to Know

    Indiana Divorcing Business Owners: What You Need to Know
    If you are a business owner contemplating divorce, you have additional considerations that wouldn’t come into play for many facing a separation.  It’s not an uncommon scenario, as many entrepreneurs toil long hours…
  • Jan 17

    K.R. and T.R. v. Indiana Dept. Child Services – Termination of Mother-Child Relationship

    K.R. and T.R. v. Indiana Dept. Child Services – Termination of Mother-Child Relationship
    Termination of a parent-child relationship in Indiana is done through judicial proceeding that will forever end the legal, social and financial relationship and responsibilities between a parent and child. It means that all power, privilege,…
  • Jan 7

    January Recognized as “Divorce Month”

    January Recognized as “Divorce Month”
    The New Year brings with it the potential for change. Many who have been suffering in marriages that are miserable, loveless or simply unfulfilling seize the opportunity to write a new chapter. That’s why January has a reputation for…
Rank this Week: 331

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

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

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    Quoted

    Quoted
    I was quoted in this Daily Worth article: Everything You Need to Know About Divorce Mediation by Nancy Mann Jackson."Before going to a mediator, make sure you understand your entire marital estate, including assets, debts, and income,…
  • Feb 3

    It is almost time for the tax man . . .

    It is almost time for the tax man . . .
    Tips, Tricks and Resources for Tax Time.   Be sure to check with a qualified accountant and your attorney to make sure you are making the correct tax decisions.Did you adopt during 2015?If you adopted a child in 2015 but have not yet…
  • Jan 18

    Interesting article in the New York Times this Weekend

    Interesting article in the New York Times this Weekend
    Divorced Parents, Living Close for the Children's Sake (You may need a subscription to the New York Times to read the article.)
Rank this Week: 3269

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Feb 10

    How to Ruin Your Custody Case – Rob a Bank With Kids in Tow

    How to Ruin Your Custody Case – Rob a Bank With Kids in Tow
      Back in December an interesting news report appeared out of Arkansas involving two Pennsylvania brothers who robbed a bank in Arkansas while their companion waited in the getaway car with her two children. What happened next was an…
  • Feb 8

    SUPERIOR COURT REVISITS HUSS V. WEAVER BUT MAKES NO CHANGE TO THE PANEL DECISION.

    SUPERIOR COURT REVISITS HUSS V. WEAVER BUT MAKES NO CHANGE TO THE PANEL DECISION.
    On September 28, 2014 Aaron Weems posted a blog in which he reported on a panel Decision of the Superior Court holding that a Father’s contractual undertaking to pay $10,000 to a Mother each time he sought to modify an agreed custody…
  • Feb 1

    Discovery Master Programs Increase to Handle Volume of E-Discovery

    Discovery Master Programs Increase to Handle Volume of E-Discovery
    In nearly every facet of litigation, the issue of electronic discovery and how to manage its production and review is becoming an important issue. This is no different in family law cases. Increasingly, individuals, businesses, and financial…
Rank this Week: 1249

Freed Marcroft Blog

Freed Marcroft Blog

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

http://freedmarcroft.com/category/blog/
  • Feb 10

    Five Things to Consider When Selecting Your Kids’ Guardian

    Five Things to Consider When Selecting Your Kids’ Guardian
    If you have a child under the age of 18, you should formally designate a legal guardian (or co-guardians) in the event you or your children’s other parent pass away. If you don’t go through the legal process of designating a…
  • Feb 1

    David Bowie’s Will Made Page Six: How to Keep Yours Private

    David Bowie’s Will Made Page Six: How to Keep Yours Private
    The contents of David Bowie’s will were widely reported over the weekend.  Some provisions were “unusual” enough to make the New York Post’s famous gossip section, Page Six. According to reports, $50 million went…
  • Jan 18

    Why it is Critical to Update (or Make!) Your Estate Plan After Divorce

    Why it is Critical to Update (or Make!) Your Estate Plan After Divorce
    A divorce is often an emotionally and financially unsettled time, and, understandably, estate planning may be your last priority when you’re facing the breakup of your marriage. However, once your divorce is final and things have…
Rank this Week: 1615

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/
  • Feb 9

    What’s Involved In Property Division In Divorce?

    What’s Involved In Property Division In Divorce?
    The end of a marriage is never a good feeling, especially for the people involved. The dissolution of the matrimonial bond between two people is governed by laws that differ around the globe. The legal process that follows a divorce may…
  • Feb 8

    A Mediator’s Role in Divorce Case

    A Mediator’s Role in Divorce Case
    Divorces are some of the most complex, emotionally troubling battles people have faced for decades now. To ease the process of a divorce, mediators are called in as a form of alternative dispute resolution. Why divorce mediation? Mediation is…
  • Feb 7

    Child Custody And Why You Should Seek Mediation

    Child Custody And Why You Should Seek Mediation
    Fighting over the custody of your children during a divorce process can be a painful experience. Frequent visits to court and constant battling can be a harrowing time for your children. Child custody is the highest priority among divorcing…
Rank this Week: 1819

Ontario Family Law Blog

Ontario Family Law Blog

Covers family law and collaborative team practice issues. By Galbraith Family Law.

http://www.ontariofamilylawblog.com
  • Feb 9

    Representing Yourself in Separation/Divorce: Is There Anyone to Help?

    Representing Yourself in Separation/Divorce: Is There Anyone to Help?
    Do you want to represent yourself in your separation/divorce? Makes sense. You can save a lot of money. But you aren’t a lawyer. It can be a bit scary. We can support you in a variety of ways. We can draft documents for you but you go…
  • Feb 5

    3 Ways Your Divorce is More Complicated than It Needs to Be (and How to Fix It)

    3 Ways Your Divorce is More Complicated than It Needs to Be (and How to Fix It)
    Nobody says at the wedding ceremony: “People have gathered together to celebrate the very special love between BRIDE and GROOM, by joining them in marriage, for approximately 3 years.” No one would hire that priest if that would…
  • Feb 3

    CLEO’s Steps to a Family Law Case

    CLEO’s Steps to a Family Law Case
    Here is a new tool for family law clients. It is an interesting flow chart that explains the various processes for resolution of family law issues. Unfortunately, it gives very little space to Collaborative Practice  and ignores the…
Rank this Week: 3266

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, paternity and legal separation issues. By Roy M. Doppelt and Associates.

http://www.sandiegodivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    California Court Cites Due Process Flaws in International Child Custody Case

    California Court Cites Due Process Flaws in International Child Custody Case
    Couples who separate and are seeking to divorce often do not agree on many of the myriad items to be resolved at the end of their relationship. One of the most fraught issues concerns the court’s custody determination:  the…
  • Feb 2

    California Court Upholds Modification of Spousal Support, Cites Family Code Factor

    California Court Upholds Modification of Spousal Support, Cites Family Code Factor
    Under the California Family Code, when a couple gets divorced, the court is empowered to award spousal support. The law sets forth a variety of factors for the court to weigh in determining the amount to be awarded and to whom. One of the…
  • Jan 26

    California Court Upholds Graduated Reduction of Spousal Support to Zero

    California Court Upholds Graduated Reduction of Spousal Support to Zero
    As part of a divorce proceeding, the family court often issues an award of monthly spousal support to one of the parties. California law sets forth a variety of factors to weigh in determining the amount of support. It is important to keep in…
Rank this Week: 3245

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/
  • Feb 9

    Student Loans at Divorce: A refresher on assignment and potential reimbursement

    Student Loans at Divorce: A refresher on assignment and potential reimbursement
    It is no secret that the cost of higher education in America is HIGH. Each year, the average amount of student loans borrowed increases, as does the number of students taking out educational loans. A 2013 study done by the One Wisconsin…
  • Feb 8

    Sherri Shepherd Relentlessly Attempts to Renounce Child

    Sherri Shepherd Relentlessly Attempts to Renounce Child
    No, Sherri Shepherd’s case is not in being heard in California, but that does not make the facts of her legal battle any less intriguing to us California divorce lawyers. It has certainly left me hypothecating as to what the outcome of…
  • Jan 28

    My House, My Rule

    My House, My Rule
    It sounds cliché (because it is), but if I had a dollar for every time I heard my parents tell me, “as long as you live under my roof, you will follow my rules” I assure you I would be enjoying an early retirement somewhere…
Rank this Week: 343

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey divorce and family law. By The Law Offices of Edward R. Weinstein.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    “Tri-Parenting Arrangements” Are Now Legal In New Jersey

    “Tri-Parenting Arrangements” Are Now Legal In New Jersey
    As our society and culture continues to evolve, the concept of a family keeps shifting as well. But as with all family relationships, disputes may occur that require lawyers and the Family Part of the Superior Court of New Jersey Court to…
  • Feb 4

    How A Savvy Divorce Lawyer Finds “Hidden” Income & Assets; A True Story

    How A Savvy Divorce Lawyer Finds “Hidden” Income & Assets; A True Story
    As the attorneys at my New Jersey based divorce law firm would most certainly agree, often folks who are “funny with their money” during their marriage find that this will create complex problems if their relationship ends in a…
  • Jan 28

    May An Exotic Dancer Obtain A Restraining Order Against A Customer?

    May An Exotic Dancer Obtain A Restraining Order Against A Customer?
    Yes, if they are also “dating” that is.  As a well-versed lawyer as to New Jersey’s Prevention of Domestic Violence Act, I am aware that only certain folks qualify to obtain a Final Restraining Order.  One of the…
Rank this Week: 3411

Law Matters Blog

Law Matters Blog

Covers Vermont family law and estate planning. By the Law Offices of Bucknam Black Brazil PC.

http://vtlegalhelp.com/our-blog/
  • Feb 9

    Bail Revisited… Again

    Bail Revisited… Again
    Note: Attorney Davis originally wrote this post as a contributor for SCOV Law. Here we are in the depths of bail troubles again. We’ve probably had more segments on bail than there are Harry Potter movies. We’ll call this one:…
  • Jan 21

    My Statutory Prerogative

    My Statutory Prerogative
    Note: this blog was originally written and posted for SCOV Law. Demarest v. Underhill, 2016 VT 10 This case focuses on who gets the responsibility of maintaining an old, rough road in Underhill, Vermont: the Town that has historically…
  • Sep 18

    Vermont’s Star Chamber Blacklists The Poor

    Vermont’s Star Chamber Blacklists The Poor
    Imagine living in a Vermont where you, without any notice, are put on a secret government blacklist so that you are prohibited for life from earning a livelihood in hundreds of occupations. Imagine the only way to be removed from the…
Rank this Week: 2588