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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/
  • May 28

    #627 Third Department Caselaw Round-Up for May 30, 2013

    #627 Third Department Caselaw Round-Up for May 30, 2013
    Q: Can a court direct DSS to commence a TPR proceeding against one parent and not the other when there is there is no plan for adoption? A: Are you nuts? Hell no!
  • May 27

    #626 Third Department Caselaw Round-Up for May 30, 2013

    #626 Third Department Caselaw Round-Up for May 30, 2013
    NEVER underestimate the power of SCU (the Support Collection Unit) of the various counties of the state. SCU has extremely broad authority to enforce child support orders to garnish and attach assets, and to basically make you wish that you…
  • May 27

    #625 Third Department Caselaw Round-Up for May 30, 2013

    #625 Third Department Caselaw Round-Up for May 30, 2013
    Anders Briefs are like rolling dice. Do you take the chance or not? Scour the record to see if there is ANYTHING even remotely appealable. Then look again. If you are certain that there is nothing there, then an Anders Brief is probably…
Rank this Week: 3099

New Jersey Family Law

New Jersey Family Law

Covers divorce, mediation, arbitration and litigation. By Charles C. Abut.

http://njdivorceblog.typepad.com/new_jersey_divorce_law_me/
Rank this Week: 2126

New Jersey Family Law

New Jersey Family Law

Features case law, legislative enactments and news about New Jersey divorce and matrimonial developments. By Charles C. Abut.

http://www.njdivorceblog.typepad.com/
Rank this Week: 1916

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • May 28

    Information in Adoption

    Information in Adoption
    From Sioux City Journal: A military couple is suing the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, accusing the agency of illegally hiding the serious medical and mental health issues of a 6-year-old boy they adopted six years ago.…
  • May 27

    Child Support in Nebraska

    Child Support in Nebraska
    From Lincoln Journal Star: As lawmakers measure their fiscal footprints this year, Lincoln Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks says she's trying to stop $80 million from disappearing. That's one selling point of a bill she sponsored that would bring…
  • May 26

    Life Events & Divorce

    Life Events & Divorce
    From Fox News: Late last month, Boston Marathon bombing survivor Rebekah Gregory made headlines with the sad news that she was separating from her husband—who was also injured in the blast—less than one year after their dream wedding.…
Rank this Week: 266

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • May 28

    Can You Stay on Your Spouse’s Health Insurance After Divorce?

    Can You Stay on Your Spouse’s Health Insurance After Divorce?
    Given the importance of health insurance, it is quite common for couples to worry about the impact that separation or divorce can have on their access to healthcare. A frequent concern is whether the demise of the marriage will result in the…
  • May 27

    How to Handle Summer Visitation

    How to Handle Summer Visitation
    Summers can be a challenging time for parents who no longer live together. The children are home from school, parents are left finding child care and, sometime most challengingly, planning vacations. When considering how to handle summer…
  • May 26

    Is There an Advantage to Filing First for Divorce?

    Is There an Advantage to Filing First for Divorce?
    When it comes to procedure in divorce and separation cases, most people are not familiar with the process. After all, how can you know how to do things that you’ve never encountered before? One example of this is the filing process. Are…
Rank this Week: 2489

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • May 28

    Protective Orders In Texas Against Family Violence

    Protective Orders In Texas Against Family Violence
    MichaelTexas Family Code provides protection against family violence committed by a family member as well as by an outsider who has/had a relationship with the petitioner. Protective order, also known as restraining order in some states, is a…
  • May 24

    Child custody jury trial

    Child custody jury trial
    Michael BusbyChild custody jury trial Child custody litigation is arguably one of the most stressful aspects of a family law case. In most states, child custody trials are heard by a judge as opposed to a jury; Texas is the only state…
  • May 23

    Getting texts off your phone for trial

    Getting texts off your phone for trial
    Michael BusbyGetting texts off your phone for trial Judges and Juries will not usually read the texts from your phone.  It is always best to print out the texts and offer the paper version into evidence.  Also, offering and getting…
Rank this Week: 2678

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • May 27

    No Justice for Murdered Surrey Hockey Mom

    No Justice for Murdered Surrey Hockey Mom
    If you ask a resident of British Columbia what the murder capital of Canada is they may well tell you it’s Surrey. But they’d be wrong. The latest statistics tell us that it is Regina, Saskatchewan, followed by Toronto, Ontario.…
  • May 24

    Mr. No-Pay: You Can Run, But You Can’t Hide

    Mr. No-Pay: You Can Run, But You Can’t Hide
    Family law lawyers now have access to information that can transform a case from an up-hill battle to a slam-dunk, and it’s all thanks to the internet. Case in point: I have a client whose ex-husband, a venture capitalist, stopped…
  • May 22

    Disbarred and Disgraced Lawyer Strikes Again

    Disbarred and Disgraced Lawyer Strikes Again
    Former lawyer Janice L. Jessup, who practiced on Long Island New York has a dreadful discipline history which led to her resignation and disbarment in 2010. Rather than slinking away into oblivion she is again in the news for stealing $1.2…
Rank this Week: 856

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

Covers employment law, personal injury and family law issues related to Texas and federal law.

http://kielichlawfirm.com/blog
  • May 27

    7 Financial Issues in a Texas Divorce

    7 Financial Issues in a Texas Divorce
    For many people divorce is about the emotional issues and sorting out the children but there is a very important financial aspect to a divorce. The property division aspect of a divorce is about more than fighting over who gets the house and…
  • May 20

    Unanimous SCOTUS decision in Tibble holds ERISA fiduciaries must continuously monitor 401k investment choice

    Unanimous SCOTUS decision in Tibble holds ERISA fiduciaries must continuously monitor 401k investment choice
    A flurry of 401k litigation arose in the late 2000s, much prompted by the market collapse in 2008, over the manner in which 401k plan sponsors select the investment choices in their 401k plans and how those investment choices relate to the…
  • May 18

    When should I try to get child support enforcement?

    When should I try to get child support enforcement?
    Unpaid child support is a significant problem in Texas. According to federal government reports, at the end of 2013 Texas had over $13 billion in child support arrears to be paid. That is a significant sum of money left to be paid in support…
Rank this Week: 2175

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • May 27

    DadsDivorce LIVE: Shared-Parenting Legislation

    DadsDivorce LIVE: Shared-Parenting Legislation
    Nearly 20 states are currently considering passing shared-parenting legislation that would lead to more equal parenting time after divorce or separation. One of those states is Texas, where a “50/50 custody bill” is making its way…
  • May 26

    The Role Counselors And Therapists Can Play In Divorce

    The Role Counselors And Therapists Can Play In Divorce
    Divorce is probably the most emotional thing a family will ever go through. Children, even ones that are well-adjusted, often need someone to talk to besides their parents about the situation. One of the best things you can do for your kids…
  • May 23

    How To Calculate Alimony

    How To Calculate Alimony
    Question: How can I calculate how much alimony I might have to pay after divorce? Answer: While I am not licensed to practice law in your state, I can give some general guidance on this issue. Alimony or spousal support is not necessarily…
Rank this Week: 115

Tennessee Collaborative Divorce…

Tennessee Collaborative Divorce Blog

Covers family law. By Papa & Roberts, PLLC.

http://www.tennesseecollaborativedivorceblog.com/
  • May 27

    Collaborative Divorce Training in Charleston, SC

    Collaborative Divorce Training in Charleston, SC
    Join us in Charleston, South Carolina for a 2-Day Introductory Interdisciplinary Collaborative Divorce Training.  August 28-29, 2015 at the Courtyard by Marriott, Charleston Historic District, 125 Calhoun Street, 29401.…
  • May 15

    Knowing when collaborative divorce is not the best option for a client

    Knowing when collaborative divorce is not the best option for a client
    While it is my bias that most divorcing couples can benefit from using the collaborative divorce process rather than going through divorce litigation, there is absolutely a subset of couples for whom litigation is the better choice.…
  • Apr 17

    Role of the Financial Neutral in Collaborative Divorce

    Role of the Financial Neutral in Collaborative Divorce
    Previous blog posts have discussed the fact that collaborative divorce is a team-based approach to divorce that allows parties to have the benefit of legal counsel, financial advice, and targeted emotional support both before and during the…
Rank this Week: 4185

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
  • May 27

    Family Attorneys of Fort Thoma

    Family Attorneys of Fort Thoma
    Memorial Day stretched out over a lovely sunny weekend with balmy night temperatures.   The weekend was a promise of great outdoor weather and fun in the sun.  Which is a good thing since Campbell County Schools released their…
  • May 20

    DUI cases handled by experienced Ft. Thomas Attorney

    DUI cases handled by experienced Ft. Thomas Attorney
    Yaa, Memorial Day weekend, our first four-day weekend of the summer is finally here! We are looking forward to the first cookouts and time with family and friends. The get togethers will be fun and the outdoor time awesome. The food, the…
  • May 14

    Attorneys in Ft. Thomas Selected by Client

    Attorneys in Ft. Thomas Selected by Client
    Most people are not aware that there are organizations tracking the performance of attorneys. These organizations have the people affected by the attorneys comment on the lawyer’s strengths and weaknesses.   No one is more affected…
Rank this Week: 3791

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

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

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  • May 22

    Supreme Court decision on habitual residence in Scottish case

    Supreme Court decision on habitual residence in Scottish case
    The Supreme Court has handed down a decision in a Scottish child abduction case that has some noteworthy things to say about a child's habitual residence.AR v RN (Scotland) [2015] UKSC 35 concerned two children who had been brought to…
  • May 22

    Waxing poetical

    Waxing poetical
    This week I am moved to poetry, albeit briefly, on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog, where my posts include the following:A little light on legal services orders - From Mr Justice Moylan in the 2013 case EM v AK.Are…
Rank this Week: 315

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • May 27

    Survival Tips for Divorce

    Survival Tips for Divorce
    As with anything important in life, the choices that you make at the beginning of your divorce can have consequences that last long after the divorce is final. That said, here are some of our top divorce survival tips to get you started on…
  • May 26

    What Judges Consider in Child Custody Case

    What Judges Consider in Child Custody Case
    If you're a parent who is getting divorced, the simplest, most effective way to decide on child custody is to reach an agreement with your soon to be ex-spouse. However, life and divorce are rarely simple. If you're already concerned that…
  • May 25

    Alimony & Taxes in California: What You Need to Know

    Alimony & Taxes in California: What You Need to Know
    Alimony, otherwise known as "spousal support" is money that one spouse pays to support the spouse with less financial resources. While California's divorce laws allow the courts to award spousal support to a former spouse during a divorce…
Rank this Week: 596

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • May 27

    Cyberstalking vs. Stalking

    Cyberstalking vs. Stalking
      Most people are familiar with the concept of sta […] Cyberstalking vs. Stalking is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Cyberstalking vs. Stalking appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • May 21

    Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How Should I Behave?

    Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How Should I Behave?
    Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & […] Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How Should I Behave? is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How…
  • May 20

    Parental Alienation: How to Respond When the Other Parent is Attempting to Turn Your Child Against You

    Parental Alienation: How to Respond When the Other Parent is Attempting to Turn Your Child Against You
    Here’s the scenario.  Your child comes home after a wee […] Parental Alienation: How to Respond When the Other Parent is Attempting to Turn Your Child Against You is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Parental Alienation:…
Rank this Week: 4004

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: 2228

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
  • May 27

    Develop a Routine: Stock Questions to Ask in Every Deposition

    Develop a Routine: Stock Questions to Ask in Every Deposition
    Every case is different, but there are some questions you should ask in most every deposition. Know your routine questions and use them. Every attorney should develop a list of stock questions and ask them of most deposition witnesses. Here…
  • May 20

    Don’t Dodge—Defuse: Use Your Opening Statement to Handle Problem Area

    Don’t Dodge—Defuse: Use Your Opening Statement to Handle Problem Area
    Almost every case has problems—sometimes they are analogous to bombs waiting to drop on your case. The key is whether you show them to the jury and simultaneously defuse them, or whether the opposition drops them with glee. One of the…
  • May 18

    What If the Ex-Spouse Hits the Jackpot?

    What If the Ex-Spouse Hits the Jackpot?
    A couple gets divorced and one is ordered to pay spousal support to the other. But then the one getting support hits the lottery, inherits a lot of money, or has some other financial windfall. Is the support payer off the hook? Here’s…
Rank this Week: 2475

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/
  • May 27

    Court Refuses to Find Florida Mother in Contempt for Violating Timesharing Order

    Court Refuses to Find Florida Mother in Contempt for Violating Timesharing Order
    Family law cases can arise from a variety of origins. Unfortunately, one of these bases for filing, especially in contempt matters, is vindictiveness against one's "ex." A 2d District Court of Appeal decision recently upheld a Sarasota trial…
  • May 20

    Obtaining Emergency Relief in Your Florida Timesharing Case

    Obtaining Emergency Relief in Your Florida Timesharing Case
    Generally, in order to obtain a modification in your timesharing agreement, both parents must be placed on notice that the court's ruling may bring about a change in the current plan. In some situations, a court may alter the timesharing…
  • May 13

    Dealing with Items One Spouse Sells During a Florida Divorce

    Dealing with Items One Spouse Sells During a Florida Divorce
    Divorce can bring out many complicated issues, particularly when it comes to money. On the one hand, a nefarious spouse may try to deplete assets before the case is finalized. On the other hand, spouses continue to have bills and financial…
Rank this Week: 1232

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/
  • May 27

    College Expenses: A Divorced Parent’s Duty To Contribute Towards The Same And Their Right To Be Kept Informed.

    College Expenses: A Divorced Parent’s Duty To Contribute Towards The Same And Their Right To Be Kept Informed.
    A hot topic in New Jersey divorce law over the past few years had involved payment of college tuition and related expenses by divorcing (or divorced) parents. As an attorney practicing here in New Jersey, it is my fervent opinion that most…
  • May 5

    How Are Personal Injury Settlements Handled In A New Jersey Divorce?

    How Are Personal Injury Settlements Handled In A New Jersey Divorce?
    Upon termination of a marriage by divorce, New Jersey Family Courts are often faced with the difficult task of determination of the appropriate division of the couple’s assets, ranging anywhere from liquid assets to real and personal…
  • Apr 28

    May The Marital Home Be Sold During My New Jersey Divorce?

    May The Marital Home Be Sold During My New Jersey Divorce?
    Over the past twenty years of being a practicing divorce lawyer, I have seen many changes in the law. An excellent example is the issue of whether an asset of the marriage (such as the marital home) may be court ordered to be sold while the…
Rank this Week: 3326

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • May 27

    No Cohabitation Means No Alimony Reduction in Murfreesboro, TN: Wiser v. Wiser

    No Cohabitation Means No Alimony Reduction in Murfreesboro, TN: Wiser v. Wiser
    Facts: Husband and Wife divorced after 23 years of marriage. Husband was ordered to pay alimony in futuro of $10,000 per month. Several years later, Husband petitioned to reduce or terminate his alimony obligation on the grounds of…
  • May 25

    Bank Deposits Used to Determine Self-Employment Income for Child Support in Cleveland, TN: Sellers v. Walker

    Bank Deposits Used to Determine Self-Employment Income for Child Support in Cleveland, TN: Sellers v. Walker
    Facts: When the Mother and Father divorced, Father was ordered to pay $800 per month in child support for their two children. Five years later, Father’s child support obligation was reviewed because the children’s day care expense…
  • May 22

    Photo of the Week: Osprey

    Photo of the Week: Osprey
    Information provided by K.O. Herston: Knoxville, Tennessee Divorce and Family Law Attorney.Filed under: Photography Tagged: Photography
Rank this Week: 1931

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

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

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • May 26

    Couches, Lamps and Ashtray

    Couches, Lamps and Ashtray
    Most attorneys put off the resolution of personal property division to the end of the case. Unfortunately, waiting until the end of the case sometimes allows for the parties’ residual anger and resentment to be focused on what otherwise…
  • May 18

    WARNING: Facebook is Not Private, Especially in Divorce Litigation

    WARNING: Facebook is Not Private, Especially in Divorce Litigation
    Facebook is perhaps the largest and, at least among adults, the most frequently used social networking site.  Users willingly and regularly post information regarding friends, hobbies, locations, relationship status, likes/dislikes,…
  • May 15

    Damn The Contract, I Want To Use The Embryo

    Damn The Contract, I Want To Use The Embryo
    The Sofia Vergara / Nick Loeb fight over the frozen embryos they created has cast a public eye on very personal issues.  While their case is only beginning, I represent someone in Illinois who has been involved in the exact same fight…
Rank this Week: 1580

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/
  • May 26

    California Court Holds Judgment of Legal Separation Establishes Date of Separation

    California Court Holds Judgment of Legal Separation Establishes Date of Separation
    Divorce is often an emotionally difficult process for all family members involved. For this reason, choosing to separate and divide up a family is usually the result of much thought and consideration on behalf of the spouses. But once the…
  • May 19

    California Court Upholds Wife's Award of Attorney Fees to Litigate Nevada Action

    California Court Upholds Wife's Award of Attorney Fees to Litigate Nevada Action
    Section 2030 of the California Family Code clearly authorizes courts to issue an award of attorney fees to parties to divorce actions. When a party makes such a request under this statute, the court determines whether an award of such fees…
  • May 12

    California Court Upholds Valuation of Marital Property in Divorce

    California Court Upholds Valuation of Marital Property in Divorce
    One of the most significant financial aspects of divorce is the court's ultimate division of community property. In California, courts will seek to divide equally the couple's marital assets and debts -- items that were accumulated during…
Rank this Week: 2307

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Covers Florida family and criminal law.

http://jacksonvillecriminalandfamilylawyers.com/blog/
  • May 26

    Cell Phone Searches – a Fourth Amendment Violation ?

    Cell Phone Searches – a Fourth Amendment Violation ?
    Where do you store most of your personal information about yourself? Embarrassing information? Financial information? Potentially incriminating information? Medical information? You may be thinking about your safety deposit box…or home…
  • May 11

    Jacksonville Divorce Lawyers Assist with Managing Finance

    Jacksonville Divorce Lawyers Assist with Managing Finance
    The dissolution of a marriage is financially taxing. Court fees, attorneys fees, and dividing assets that used to belong to both spouses are all financial downsides of filing for divorce. The expense of divorce has been cited as a…
  • May 7

    Recording Law Enforcement Could Be Criminal in Florida

    Recording Law Enforcement Could Be Criminal in Florida
    Over the past year, there has been a significant increase in the number of news stories regarding police-citizen confrontations and corresponding videos of the events. However, those making video of audio recordings of officers in Florida…
Rank this Week: 4038

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
  • May 26

    Should I move my car after an accident?

    Should I move my car after an accident?
    One question I hear often is “Should I move my car after an accident?” In particular, personal injury clients want to know if their case will be hurt if they move their vehicle before the police arrive at the scene. The thought…
  • May 15

    Want Help Deciding If The New Hire Is An Employee or an Independent Contractor? Try Remembering your ABC

    Want Help Deciding If The New Hire Is An Employee or an Independent Contractor? Try Remembering your ABC
    If you own a business, there’s a good chance you’ve been faced with the independent contractor vs. employee dilemma. The decision isn’t always an easy one to make and since an incorrect designation can have significant…
  • May 6

    Where Should You Incorporate Your New Business?

    Where Should You Incorporate Your New Business?
      Got an innovative idea? Starting a new business?  Decided to incorporate? Now what?! One of the first decisions a budding entrepreneur encounters when starting a new business is where to incorporate their new venture.  In my…
Rank this Week: 3610

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/
  • May 26

    Behavioral Issues in Children After Divorce

    Behavioral Issues in Children After Divorce
    Language English Behavioral Issues in Children After DivorceTue, 05/26/2015 - 17:14 After a divorce or separation, it isn't uncommon for children display some behavioral issues. A child acting out shouldn't come as a complete surprise…
  • May 19

    Expense Tracking and Payment Management

    Expense Tracking and Payment Management
    Language English Expense Tracking and Payment ManagementTue, 05/19/2015 - 17:21 Keeping track of spending related to your child can prove to be a tedious task for any parent, but this responsibility can prove to be twice as tedious (not…
  • May 12

    Avoiding Common Child Custody Pitfall

    Avoiding Common Child Custody Pitfall
    Language English Avoiding Common Child Custody PitfallsTue, 05/12/2015 - 16:59 Going through a divorce or separation is never easy, and your emotions may feel very intense or out of the ordinary.  High tensions and hasty actions can…
Rank this Week: 4451

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/
  • May 26

    A Team-Effort Divorce Mediation

    A Team-Effort Divorce Mediation
    Divorce mediation is becoming one of the leading sources for spouses to turn to and look for an alternative solution when they are going for a divorce in Orange County and elsewhere. The reasons for such a thing happening can be many, one of…
  • May 22

    The Impact of Infidelity in Divorce Mediation

    The Impact of Infidelity in Divorce Mediation
    Divorce mediation in Orange County is not usually about the mediator asking the parties the reason for divorce. This is primarily because California is a no-fault divorce state, which makes the parties’ past almost irrelevant as far as…
  • May 20

    The Dilemma of Filing for Divorce – First or Second?

    The Dilemma of Filing for Divorce – First or Second?
    Is it better if I am able to file for divorce before my spouse? What is the benefit or drawback of filing for divorce first before the other spouse is able to? These are common questions that people going through a divorce tend to ask their…
Rank this Week: 4017

AmeriTrust Law Group LLC Legal…

AmeriTrust Law Group LLC Legal Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure, civil litigation, personal injury, and immigration news.

http://www.ameritrustlawgroup.com/legal-blog/
  • May 26

    Former NFL Players Sue NFL for Over-Prescribing Painkiller

    Former NFL Players Sue NFL for Over-Prescribing Painkiller
    The NFL is facing a lawsuit from former NFL players who claim all 32 teams illegally obtained painkillers and pushed them to players to keep them playing through injuries. The lawsuit claims the painkillers were prescribed without any regard…
  • May 18

    Turner Grain Bankruptcy Moves into Chapter 7 Liquidation

    Turner Grain Bankruptcy Moves into Chapter 7 Liquidation
    The contentious bankruptcy of Turner Grain Merchandising Inc. of Brinkley took an important turn on Thursday May 14, 2015 when a federal bankruptcy judge agreed to convert the company’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy into Chapter 7 liquidation.…
  • May 12

    American Eagle Energy Filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    American Eagle Energy Filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    American Eagle Energy filed chapter 11 bankruptcy after falling crude oil prices hurt the Colorado-based company. American Eagle Energy purchases and develops oil across oil fields in Montana and North Dakota. The company missed an interest…
Rank this Week: 3620

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
Rank this Week: 4276

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/
  • May 26

    Say No to social media and Yes to your marriage, says psychologist

    Say No to social media and Yes to your marriage, says psychologist
    Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question ” I’m considering separating from my spouse; what actions should I refrain from doing?”   Attorneys have long used Facebook…
  • May 21

    Divorce should be tougher or it should be easier, depending on who you ask

    Divorce should be tougher or it should be easier, depending on who you ask
    Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “How can an attorney help me with my Divorce or Separation in North Carolina?”   Think divorce is tough? It’s not tough enough, say activists and…
  • May 19

    “Secret marriage” torpedoes man’s engagement to television personality

    “Secret marriage” torpedoes man’s engagement to television personality
    Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question ” I’m not getting along with my husband. We’ve been married two weeks and it was a mistake. Can’t I just get an…
Rank this Week: 1391

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

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

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    When divorced parents cannot agree on private school in Pennsylvania

    When divorced parents cannot agree on private school in Pennsylvania
    When parents separate, the same income that was used to support the intact family must thereafter be spread over two separate households.  This generally means cuts will be necessary in some areas of the each parent’s budgets due…
  • May 25

    Happy Memorial Day

    Happy Memorial Day
  • May 21

    The factors a court in Pennsylvania must consider in awarding custody

    The factors a court in Pennsylvania must consider in awarding custody
    Anyone litigating a custody case in Pennsylvania most likely has heard of the factors in the custody statute.  When “ordering any form of custody,” a court must consider the 16 factors listed in the statute and also explain…
Rank this Week: 2633

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • May 25

    The Temporary Maintenance Formula And Home Carrying Cost

    The Temporary Maintenance Formula And Home Carrying Cost
    When one spouse is paying all the carrying costs of the home, it is appropriate to reduce the presumptive temporary maintenance formula award to the other spouse by half of those costs. So held the Appellate Division, Second Department, in…
  • May 17

    Attorney’s Charging Lien Enforced Against Child Support Arrear

    Attorney’s Charging Lien Enforced Against Child Support Arrear
    In its May 1, 2015 decision in Mura v. Mura, the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, affirmed an order of Monroe County Supreme Court Justice Richard A. Dollinger that enforced an ex-wife’s attorney’s charging…
  • May 13

    “Marital” Debt Incurred After Post-Divorce Action Commencement

    “Marital” Debt Incurred After Post-Divorce Action Commencement
    Among other errors the Appellate Division, Second Department, addressed in its May 6, 2015 decision in Sawin v. Sawin, was the award to the wife of an $8,000 credit for her post-divorce action assumption of a $16,000 credit card debt. At…
Rank this Week: 1208

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By William Wallshein, P.A.

http://www.southfloridadivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • May 25

    Modifying Parenting Plans in Florida

    Modifying Parenting Plans in Florida
    A parenting plan is an essential tool for co-parenting. The creation of a parenting plan is required in all cases where parents have time-sharing with minor children. The plan outlines each parent’s responsibilities to the child and…
  • May 21

    Name Changes for Children

    Name Changes for Children
    Parents may seek to change their children’s names for a variety of reasons, whether because of a parent’s divorce or marriage, or any other reason. Though name changes sometimes result from a parent’s changing relationship…
  • May 19

    Property Division in Military Divorce

    Property Division in Military Divorce
    Property settlements in Florida, both for military and non-military divorces, are based on equitable distribution. This does not necessarily mean equal distribution, but rather that a judge will consider a list of factors to determine how to…
Rank this Week: 3367

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • May 25

    Does it matter what we call it?

    Does it matter what we call it?
    A long and rather rambly post about allegations of sexual assault and rape in the context of family proceedings – I have written it in two sittings and have struggled with it greatly, not least as a result of a horrible head cold…
  • May 25

    I were wrong

    I were wrong
    Sadly, the Great Wheeze that was Q v Q is no more. It has been comprehensively dismantled by the Court of Appeal in K & H (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 543 as a spot of creative but impermissible judicial law-making (see Suesspicious Minds…
  • May 24

    A bit o bank holiday bloggin’

    A bit o bank holiday bloggin’
    I’ve been remiss. I’m sorry. I have struggled lately to find time to blog. My priorities have been work and family (not that they weren’t before, but the working out of it has left rather less slack available for…
Rank this Week: 922

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4144

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Covers all aspects of Family Law in Florida.

http://www.familylawfirmflorida.com/Blog_System/Recent_Blog_Posts/RSS.xml
  • May 25

    How is income calculated for child support?

    How is income calculated for child support?
    Child Support in Florida family law cases is calculated based upon a formula established by our statutes. This formula considers, among other things, the income of both parents. Section 61.30 of the Florida Statutes defines income;…
  • May 22

    Dividing a Military Pension in Divorce

    Dividing a Military Pension in Divorce
    Members of the military and their spouses face unique challenges and opportunities in divorce. One of the chief questions many divorcing military spouses have is “How will military pension be divided?” If you are a member…
  • May 18

    Why should I file a paternity case as a Father?

    Why should I file a paternity case as a Father?
    In Florida, children born during a marriage are treated different than those children who are born to an unmarried couple. Children born during an intact marriage are presumed to be the biological children of both the Husband and the…
Rank this Week: 1168

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • May 25

    Rebounding from hard times: how do I bounce back from adversity

    Rebounding from hard times: how do I bounce back from adversity
    The June 1, 2015 issue of Time Magazine has an article on The Art of Resilience (page 36), which includes a sidebar with 10 expert tips (page 42). The top three tips for rising above difficulties, setbacks, stress, loss and suffering were…
  • May 5

    Writing “longer, easier to understand — and grumpier” court decision

    Writing “longer, easier to understand — and grumpier” court decision
    The New York Times notes three trends in U.S. Supreme Court opinions (length, clarity, tone) and references Brown v. Board of Education’s 4,000 words with Citizens United’s 48,000 words. The article discusses a linguistic…
  • Apr 19

    The evolving future of marriage

    The evolving future of marriage
    In case number 14-571 , the U.S. Supreme Court is considering the case of Michigan residents April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse. Arguments are scheduled for April 28th, and a decision is expected by late June. The briefs submitted to the Supreme…
Rank this Week: 1106

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Covers divorce and family law in Illinois.

http://www.divorce-attorney-illinois.com/
  • May 25

    Breach of Promise Act: What Happens to the Ring in a Broken Engagement

    Breach of Promise Act: What Happens to the Ring in a Broken Engagement
    Getting ready for a wedding can be exciting; you and your betrothed pick out an engagement ring, you determine the venue, band or DJ, the invitations, who will be the flower girl, etc. The preparations can be extremely…
  • May 18

    Five Ways Illinois Couples Can Adopt Children

    Five Ways Illinois Couples Can Adopt Children
    For many Illinois couples, adoption is the right way to add a child to their family. This decision is often an emotional one and changes not only the adoptive parents’ lives, but the life of the adopted child and any of the…
  • May 11

    Lawyers Challenge Joliet Cops to Charity Softball Game

    Lawyers Challenge Joliet Cops to Charity Softball Game
    JOLIET – Usually cops and lawyers play hardball. But the Barristers and Counsel of Will County have challenged members of the Joliet Police Department to play a 12-inch softball game this summer, with proceeds from ticket sales going to…
Rank this Week: 4627

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

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

    Monday Morning Minute: The Space to Choose Your Response

    Monday Morning Minute: The Space to Choose Your Response
    Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.    Viktor E. Frankl Viktor Frankl was talking about something a bit more intense…
  • May 17

    Monday Morning Minute: Finding Halfway Point

    Monday Morning Minute: Finding Halfway Point
    Did you know that www.meetways.com can help parents find halfway points to meet, including for exchanges?  It can also filter to find specific places that are approximately between two points, like coffee or pizza places.  Just fill…
  • Apr 8

    Changes to Rule 12 Raise Questions About Who Has to Record Child Interview

    Changes to Rule 12 Raise Questions About Who Has to Record Child Interview
    Rule 12, Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure, regarding “Court Interviews of Children” was changed effective January 1, 2015.  The changes are significant.  The old version stated (in toto): On motion of any party, or…
Rank this Week: 4366

Riverside County Family Law Blog

Riverside County Family Law Blog

Covers move away rights, obtaining or defending support applications and enforcing support orders, characterizing and dividing community property, and custody and visitation rights. By Thurman W. Arnold III.

http://www.thurmanarnold.com/Blog/Recent-Blog-Posts/RSS.xml
  • May 24

    Pointers for STEP-PARENTS (and Other "Non" Parents) Seeking Visitation With Their (Step) Children!

    Pointers for STEP-PARENTS (and Other "Non" Parents) Seeking Visitation With Their (Step) Children!
    Stepparents and California Family Law: Issues and Pointers by Michael C. Peterson, Esq. Introduction and Personal Bias - Best Interests of the Kids! Current statistics declare that more than half of all Americans today have been,…
  • Apr 13

    Are My Attorney Fees Paid In Connection With Spousal Support Tax Deductible?

    Are My Attorney Fees Paid In Connection With Spousal Support Tax Deductible?
    Q. I obtained orders for spousal support, which my husband objected to without success, in our pending dissolution. A friend told me that I am entitled to deduct all my attorney fees on my federal and state income taxes as an…
  • Mar 8

    Is It Illegal to Leave a Dog Unattended in Your Car in California?

    Is It Illegal to Leave a Dog Unattended in Your Car in California?
    Is It Against the Law to Leave My Dog Locked in My Car - A Lesson in Mindfulness and the Law? So, its my Blog and I can rant if I want to? If you've visited our Enlightened Divorce Blog over the years you may have bumped into my posts…
Rank this Week: 871

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • May 24

    Can Trustees Go After Children’s College Tuition Payments?

    Can Trustees Go After Children’s College Tuition Payments?
    A recent trend in bankruptcy law is for trustees, the individuals responsible for collecting money for creditors, to go after tuition payments parents made to their children’s undergraduate institutions. As the trustees see it, the…
  • May 24

    Domestic Violence Injunction vs. No Contact Order

    Domestic Violence Injunction vs. No Contact Order
    Florida Governor Rick Scott recently signed into law Senate Bill 342, further clarifying the specifics of a “no contact order” and what types of communication it prohibits. No contact orders have long been used to protect victims…
  • Apr 27

    When Can I Stop Paying Child Support?

    When Can I Stop Paying Child Support?
    Most parents who divorce or separate realize that one of them will likely be ordered to pay some amount of child support so long as the child is a minor. This is true regardless of whether the residential parent and the child continue to…
Rank this Week: 4739

Alabama Divorce & Family Law…

Alabama Divorce & Family Law Attorney Blog

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

http://www.birminghamdivorceblog.com/
  • May 24

    Celebrity Chef Alton Brown Finalizes Divorce

    Celebrity Chef Alton Brown Finalizes Divorce
    Celebrity divorces make big news. While a normal couple’s decision to get a divorce might not be of much interest to anyone other than the couple themselves and friends and family of the couple, people love celebrity gossip. According…
  • May 19

    Telling Your Spouse You Want a Birmingham Divorce

    Telling Your Spouse You Want a Birmingham Divorce
    Many people consider getting a divorce for a significant amount of time before telling their spouse they no longer wish to be married. It is never an easy decision, and even if a person has fully made up his or her mind and wishes to get a…
  • May 16

    Bobby Flay Gets Personal in Prenuptial Fighting During Divorce Hearing

    Bobby Flay Gets Personal in Prenuptial Fighting During Divorce Hearing
    Asking your fiancé to sign a prenuptial agreement can lead to a lot of stress and fighting, and, in some cases, even cause the couple to break up prior to their wedding day. Even if a prenuptial agreement is executed, and there is a…
Rank this Week: 2522

Massachusetts Family & Divorce…

Massachusetts Family & Divorce Mediation Blog

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

http://parkermediation.net/
  • May 23

    Memorial Day

    Memorial Day
    I recently attended a Children and Family Law training at Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education.  Since the law is always changing, participation in legal seminars helps me stay sharp, keep my edge.  This training focused on…
  • May 2

    I won’t cry, I won’t cry, no I won’t shed a tear

    I won’t cry, I won’t cry, no I won’t shed a tear
      B.B. King                  
  • Mar 20

    Lori Caravalho

    Lori Caravalho
    Lori Caravalho is an experienced divorce mediator at Parker Mediation.  Mediation is an opportunity for the parties to be the decision makers.  Taking control of the situation results in a more positive outcome for couples,…
Rank this Week: 4569

Missouri Divorce and Family Law…

Missouri Divorce and Family Law Blog

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

http://familylaw.mwortmanlaw.com/
  • May 23

    Conduct not to level of stalking to support protection order

    Conduct not to level of stalking to support protection order
    Recent Case:  Respondent’s conduct did not rise to the level of stalking to support an order of protection. Respondent appeals from the judgment of the trial court granting a full order of protection in favor of Petitioner. …
  • May 4

    Domestic Partnership does not constitute marriage for termination of spousal support (aka alimony)

    Domestic Partnership does not constitute marriage for termination of spousal support (aka alimony)
    Recent case: Missouri law states that remarriage terminates spousal support unless expressly agreed or ordered otherwise. Domestic partnership does not qualify for this purpose. Ex-Husband appeals the circuit court’s judgment denying…
  • Apr 27

    No spousal support (alimony) award that leaves paying spouse negative income

    No spousal support (alimony) award that leaves paying spouse negative income
    Recent Case: Trial Court error in awarding Wife spousal support amount that left Husband with negative budget, Court must also consider Wife’s ability to contribute Husband appeals from the trial Court’s judgment awarding $1,000…
Rank this Week: 1331

ABC Family Law Blog

ABC Family Law Blog

Covers Florida family law. By the Law Firm of Adam B. Cordover, P.A.

http://abcfamilyblog.wordpress.com/
  • May 23

    Video: General’s Daughter Discusses Her Peaceful Divorce

    Video: General’s Daughter Discusses Her Peaceful Divorce
    Cynthia Schwarzkopf, daughter of General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr, discusses how she and her husband utilized the collaborative family law process to dissolve her marriage in a video released by the Tampa Bay Collaborative Divorce Group. You…
  • May 18

    Research Findings on Collaborative Divorce from England and Wale

    Research Findings on Collaborative Divorce from England and Wale
    In June 2014, United Kingdom researchers Anne Barlow, Rosemary Hunter, Janet Smithson, and Jan Ewing published a research paper titled Mapping Paths to Family Justice.  The paper was based on research sponsored by the University of…
  • May 17

    A Non-Adversarial Divorce in Tampa Bay

    A Non-Adversarial Divorce in Tampa Bay
    When most people think of divorce, they think of a courthouse battle.  Florida’s court system pits husband versus wife, mother versus father, and what ensues is many times not too different from divorces depicted in War of the…
Rank this Week: 1141

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: 3908

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • May 22

    Time is of the Essence in Family Law Case

    Time is of the Essence in Family Law Case
    We all have certain things we procrastinate about.  It seems that we are most likely to procrastinate on the tasks that we least like to do.  Maybe a person hates doing the dishes, and so she lets them pile up in the sink.…
  • May 13

    How Washington State Pattern Forms can Help you Prepare for your Family Law Case

    How Washington State Pattern Forms can Help you Prepare for your Family Law Case
    Most (if not all) family law cases in Washington will involve a pattern form.  Pattern forms are forms provided by the state of Washington for mandatory use in proceedings in Washington cases.  Family law is an area of law with a…
  • May 3

    Is a 50/50 Parenting Plan Stressful for Children?

    Is a 50/50 Parenting Plan Stressful for Children?
    It probably goes without saying that most family law attorneys are not psychologists, mental health counselors, or child development researchers; however, family law attorneys do work to stay up-to-date on issues related to how family…
Rank this Week: 4061