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Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Complexities of Washington Divorce Involving Division of a Busine

    Complexities of Washington Divorce Involving Division of a Busine
    Divorces can be very complicated when a valuable business is part of the community property.  The party who keeps the business may be unable to pay their spouse’s share immediately, resulting in long-term property distribution…
  • Jan 12

    Washington Appeals Court Allows Premises Liability Case to Proceed Against Wal-Mart for Snake Bite

    Washington Appeals Court Allows Premises Liability Case to Proceed Against Wal-Mart for Snake Bite
    Generally, a property owner is liable for injuries to its customers only if it has actual or constructive notice of the hazardous condition that resulted in the injury.  Washington law recognizes an exception, however, when the nature of…
  • Jan 5

    Washington Supreme Court Holds THC Implied Consent Warning Not Required

    Washington Supreme Court Holds THC Implied Consent Warning Not Required
    Implied consent is an important aspect of DUI defense.  The Washington implied consent statute, RCW 46.20.308, requires officers to inform a driver suspected of DUI of certain consequences of refusing or submitting to a breath…
Rank this Week: 2850

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    The American Indian and The California Family Law Court System

    The American Indian and The California Family Law Court System
    Just recently I came upon a case where in I represented a client in a child custody dispute in Family Law Court.  Once we got to the Court for our Custody Hearing the Judge informed me and my client that since he was an American Indian…
  • Jan 16

    Mediation and Divorce the nonadversarial approach to Dissolution

    Mediation and Divorce the nonadversarial approach to Dissolution
    Often people find themselves at the point in their life when they must decide to go forward with their marriage or should they terminate their relationship. One impediment they might find that might decide their decision making in going…
  • Jan 14

    Health insurance and how it relates to Child Support

    Health insurance and how it relates to Child Support
    If you ever wonder how Health insurance is covered during a divorce, child custody battle or a Paternity Lawsuit, the answer is not as complicated as it might seem.  The Family Law court system along with the Department of Child Support…
Rank this Week: 872

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/
  • Jan 19

    The Right of First Refusal

    The Right of First Refusal
    The “Right of First Refusal” is a concept originating from contract law that grants the holder of the right the option to enter into a business transaction with the owner of something before the owner may enter into a transaction…
  • Jan 13

    Brad Pitt’s request to seal court records denied; what does that mean?

    Brad Pitt’s request to seal court records denied; what does that mean?
    If you have been following the Brangelina news as closely as we have, you may have heard in early December 2016 that Brad filed an emergency motion with the Los Angeles court requesting that the Court’s records relating to the parties…
  • Jan 13

    Brad Pitt’s request to seal court records denied; what does that mean?

    Brad Pitt’s request to seal court records denied; what does that mean?
    If you have been following the Brangelina news as closely as we have, you may have heard in early December 2016 that Brad filed an emergency motion with the Los Angeles court requesting that the Court’s records relating to the parties…
Rank this Week: 3754

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/
  • Jan 19

    When You Can Reopen Your Florida Child Support Case

    When You Can Reopen Your Florida Child Support Case
    Family law cases, like many varieties of litigation, can sometimes take unexpected turns. One such example was a case recently decided by the Fifth District Court of Appeal. In this case, a mother in a child support case lost her job after…
  • Jan 12

    What Florida Law Does (and Doesn’t) Require You to Do to Meet Your Child Support Obligation

    What Florida Law Does (and Doesn’t) Require You to Do to Meet Your Child Support Obligation
    Child support cases, especially when you are facing contempt and possible jail time, are serious matters. There are many ways the courts can find you capable of making your child support payments, but there are other resources the law does…
  • Jan 5

    Lump-Sum Alimony in Florida

    Lump-Sum Alimony in Florida
    When you think about alimony, you probably think about a court order that obliges one ex-spouse to pay the other ex-spouse a sum of money every month for a certain period of time (or permanently). The law also, however, allows the courts to…
Rank this Week: 385

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/
  • Jan 19

    How to Avoid Getting Hacked - Email

    How to Avoid Getting Hacked - Email
    Language English How to Avoid Getting Hacked - EmailThu, 01/19/2017 - 17:14 The internet is a powerful tool for keeping people connected at any distance, but given its immensity, it can also be an arena for hacking to take place. Email…
  • Jan 17

    Co-Parenting A Child With Special Need

    Co-Parenting A Child With Special Need
    Language English Co-Parenting A Child With Special NeedsTue, 01/17/2017 - 17:47 A shift in the family dynamic by way of a separation or divorce is a tense emotional period for any child to go through, but it can be especially hard for a…
  • Jan 12

    Tools to Maintain a Shared Family Calendar

    Tools to Maintain a Shared Family Calendar
    Language English Tools to Maintain a Shared Family CalendarThu, 01/12/2017 - 17:19 Whether all living nearby or far apart, families have a lot that they must plan for as a group. Family dinners, birthday parties and other…
Rank this Week: 771

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/
  • Jan 19

    More Liquor Code Changes – Six-Packs, Individual Bottles & Cans, Growlers now Available at PA Beer Distributor

    More Liquor Code Changes – Six-Packs, Individual Bottles & Cans, Growlers now Available at PA Beer Distributor
    Have you picked up a six-pack or refilled your growler lately?  As of this week you have a new option in Pennsylvania.  Act 166 was passed in the fall and went into effect on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.  It allows beer…
  • Jan 16

    Property Manager Charged with Wire Fraud in HOA Construction Project

    Property Manager Charged with Wire Fraud in HOA Construction Project
    Recently a property management company was charged with wire fraud for its actions in managing a San Diego, California association.  The property manager was directed to obtain bids for a construction project. According to the criminal…
  • Jan 11

    Airbnb for Landlord

    Airbnb for Landlord
    Today on Facebook, a friend of mine posted about a nightmare experience she had with an Airbnb reservation. While traveling for business, she often relies on Airbnb short-term lodging rentals as an alternative to booking a hotel. “My…
Rank this Week: 4976

Creative Resolutions Blog

Creative Resolutions Blog

Covers New York family law and divorce law. By Andrea Vacca.

http://www.newyorkdivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2134

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Illinois Divorce: Is January-March the Divorce Hot Season?

    Illinois Divorce: Is January-March the Divorce Hot Season?
    Couples starting the new year with a divorce may find untangling finances is no easy feat. Data from the University of Washington found that divorce filings start to pick up in January — a trend researchers theorized could be…
  • Jan 12

    Kane County Divorce: Narcissistic Personalities and Gaslighting

    Kane County Divorce: Narcissistic Personalities and Gaslighting
    In my divorce and child custody practice, I have represented a number of very good, intelligent people who have been victimized by a narcissist spouse’s  gaslighting campaign. Gaslighting is a term that is used to describe the…
  • Jan 11

    Disempowering the NPD: Managing Narcissists in the Court System

    Disempowering the NPD: Managing Narcissists in the Court System
    In my law practice, a divorce with a narcissist involves unique issues and challenges. Many toxic narcissists, in divorce, use emotional abuse to denigrate and control their partners, and are notoriously difficult in the case to achieve…
Rank this Week: 1025

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Jan 19

    Thurgood Marshall Center is a gem of a resource

    Thurgood Marshall Center is a gem of a resource
    From The Washington Post: Thurgood Marshall made a career of tearing down racial barriers. In 1935, he won a case in Maryland’s Court of Appeals ending segregation at the University of Maryland’s law school, which had rejected Marshall…
  • Jan 18

    At DeVos' senate hearing, questions of choice, charters, 'other options'

    At DeVos' senate hearing, questions of choice, charters, 'other options'
    From NPR.org: The education philosophy of Betsy DeVos boils down to one word: choice. The billionaire has used her money to support the expansion of public charter schools and private school vouchers. For more than three hours on Tuesday,…
  • Jan 17

    SCOTUS turns down Indian Child Welfare Act challenge brought by foster parents of Choctaw girl

    SCOTUS turns down Indian Child Welfare Act challenge brought by foster parents of Choctaw girl
    From The ABA Journal: The U.S. Supreme Court declined on Monday to hear a foster family’s challenge to the adoption of their former foster daughter under the Indian Child Welfare Act. Rusty and Summer Page of Santa Clarita, California,…
Rank this Week: 274

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/
  • Jan 18

    Is Divorce the Right Decision? – The Positives of Divorce

    Is Divorce the Right Decision? – The Positives of Divorce
    The first thing to understand about divorce – is that no matter how you go about it, you’re probably going to face some emotional complexities and other personal difficulties. Divorces are a difficult process – after all,…
  • Jan 6

    What is the Good and Bad About Divorce?

    What is the Good and Bad About Divorce?
    Nobody gets married with the belief that a few years, or even decades, down the line they’ll be considering visiting a divorce lawyer. In fact, most couples get married with enthusiasm and hope for an ever-lasting relationship.…
  • Dec 24

    Should We Try Divorce Mediation By Caucus?

    Should We Try Divorce Mediation By Caucus?
    When it comes to using the process of mediation to settle disputes in divorce, I believe in meetings with both sides of the dispute together with the neutral mediator.  Therefore caucusing is not the first method I would employ if I do…
Rank this Week: 3161

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
Rank this Week: 1197

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 18

    15 Mistakes Many Women Make in a Divorce

    15 Mistakes Many Women Make in a Divorce
    Some have likened divorce to the psychological equivalent of a triple bypass—painful, complicated, and with a difficult recovery period. Because many of those who go through a divorce are in an intensely emotional state, mistakes can be…
  • Jan 2

    Ayo and Iken 2016 Year in Review

    Ayo and Iken 2016 Year in Review
    It has been a fascinating year for our exciting team of attorneys who have challenged themselves on many fronts for their clients. They have tackled it all from a groundbreaking same-sex marriage case to a heart-wrenching fight for the safety…
  • Dec 14

    Enjoying Families and Children During the Holiday Season

    Enjoying Families and Children During the Holiday Season
    Once again, the holiday season is upon us. Perhaps you were one of those who navigated Thanksgiving with family so successfully that you are not in the least concerned about Christmas. Or, perhaps you either didn’t see family on…
Rank this Week: 1570

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Jan 18

    Concealed Weapons and Rules of Evidence

    Concealed Weapons and Rules of Evidence
    The Utah Court of Appeals recently decided a concealed weapon case, State v. Isaacson. In October of 2013, the Draper City police received information from a library that Douglas Ewald Isaacson was carrying a concealed weapon without a…
  • Jan 6

    Appointment of Counsel in Parental Rights Case

    Appointment of Counsel in Parental Rights Case
    In the matter of C.B.S. v. J.S.D. (In re E.K.S.), 2016 UT 56, Mother gave birth to her daughter (“E.K.S.”) while she was on probation and faced additional incarceration for other criminal activities. She entrusted E.K.S. to her…
  • Nov 2

    How does the Inevitable Discovery Doctrine Apply to Warrantless Searches?

    How does the Inevitable Discovery Doctrine Apply to Warrantless Searches?
    The Inevitable Discovery Doctrine did not Apply in the Brierley Case Two Layton City police officers investigated a hit-and-run accident by entering a private residence with neither permission nor a warrant. They discovered evidence…
Rank this Week: 2517

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Jan 18

    DadsDivorce Live: How Dads Aid Child Development

    DadsDivorce Live: How Dads Aid Child Development
    As the field of fatherhood research continues to evolve, we are learning more and more about the unique ways involved dads help mold their children.  Of course, dads can serve as a role model and moral compass to their kids, but they…
  • Jan 17

    Should I Stay Or Should I Go? Reconciling During Divorce

    Should I Stay Or Should I Go? Reconciling During Divorce
    Every marriage and divorce is different. Sometimes, an act of infidelity can lead to a prompt and bitter breakup. Other times, couples just gradually drift apart and eventually realize they’re better off separated. Many couples waver…
  • Jan 16

    Can I Be Reimbursed For Overpaid Child Support?

    Can I Be Reimbursed For Overpaid Child Support?
    Question: My daughter reached the age of emancipation six months ago but my wages are still being garnished. How do I go about getting reimbursed for the overpayments? Answer:  Please be advised that I am barred in Pennsylvania and will…
Rank this Week: 375

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Jan 18

    Can You Undo a Divorce Decree?

    Can You Undo a Divorce Decree?
    Deciding to get divorced usually comes after much deliberation and numerous attempts to save the marriage. Once the decision is made, however, the parties are typically firm in their position that the marriage cannot continue. Nevertheless,…
  • Dec 20

    The Importance of Establishing Paternity in Child Custody and Support Case

    The Importance of Establishing Paternity in Child Custody and Support Case
    It seems almost self-evident that children thrive more in homes that have mothers and fathers in place to support and guide them. Ideally, all children would have the chance to live with both parents in a loving environment, but reality is…
  • Dec 18

    When and How a Parent Can Change a Parenting Plan

    When and How a Parent Can Change a Parenting Plan
    Discussing when and how to divide child custody and visitation is one the more contested issues when couples decide to separate and divorce, as it is a topic central to being a good and present parent. Forming compromises that adequately…
Rank this Week: 1710

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1374

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Judge Upholds Indiana Birth Certificate Ruling

    Judge Upholds Indiana Birth Certificate Ruling
    In 2015, eight female same-sex couples filed a federal lawsuit claiming that Indiana violated their constitutional rights regarding the information on their children’s birth certificates. Until recently, Indiana did not include the…
  • Dec 2

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

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

    HARDEN JACKSON ANNOUNCES NEW ATTORNEY

    HARDEN JACKSON ANNOUNCES NEW ATTORNEY
    Harden Jackson is pleased to announce that Katherine M. Schwartz has joined the firm’s Adoption and Assisted Reproductive Technology Practice Group. Katherine earned her Juris Doctor degree magna cum laude from the Indiana University…
Rank this Week: 3924

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Jan 18

    What Should I Wear to Court?

    What Should I Wear to Court?
    If you have not spent much time in a courtroom before your scheduled hearing, you may be wondering “What should I wear to court?” The answer, though not difficult, is important to get right, because to dress poorly can have…
  • Jan 18

    What Color To Wear To Court

    What Color To Wear To Court
    While the color of the outfit you have decided to wear to your court hearing is probably that furthest thing from your mind as you prepare to appear in court, it is nevertheless highly important. Books have been written on the subtle cues…
  • Jan 18

    Can You Wear Jeans to Court?

    Can You Wear Jeans to Court?
    For those of us who are not lawyers or bailiffs or judges, going to court is not a normal part of our daily lives. Whether we are called into court as the defendant, a witness, or a member of the jury, it is important to know how you are…
Rank this Week: 1477

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Jan 18

    Staying happy: 5 tips for no matter what happen

    Staying happy: 5 tips for no matter what happen
    CNN’s Health section highlights five coping strategies from the Dalai Lama, including being gentle with yourself, making time to reflect, keeping compassion at hand, helping, and being playful. Jen Christensen writes (excerpt): First…
  • Jan 9

    If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter? The way to improving your life and your relationship

    If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter? The way to improving your life and your relationship
    Psychology Today shows a method for improving relationships and marriages with its “The Tao of Improv: 5 Rules for Improvising Your Life.” Giving up control in favor of adopting with a more generous, supportive and organic mindset…
  • Jan 7

    What is the secret of love? Science says a spirit of goodwill

    What is the secret of love? Science says a spirit of goodwill
    The Atlantic went to the core of relationships and the science behind lasting relationships. So how do we make our marriages and relationships better, more enjoyable, happier, more workable, lasting? Emily Esfahani Smith writes (excerpt):…
Rank this Week: 3066

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
  • Jan 18

    Chart: Compare Summary Judgment to Other Motion

    Chart: Compare Summary Judgment to Other Motion
    When considering whether to move for summary judgment or summary adjudication, always assess whether there are better procedures available for narrowing the issues or terminating the litigation. Keep the following chart handy to help you…
  • Jan 13

    Say It Early and Often

    Say It Early and Often
    The most important concept to remember in organizing your statements to the jury, whether during opening statement or closing argument, is the “rule of primacy”: Jurors tend to believe what they hear first and most frequently.…
  • Jan 11

    Watch Out for Probationary Employees Getting Implied Contract Right

    Watch Out for Probationary Employees Getting Implied Contract Right
    Employers often set up an “introductory” or “probationary” period for initial evaluation of new employees. There’s often a performance evaluation at the end of this period, and employers may believe they have…
Rank this Week: 563

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • Jan 18

    13 Questions to Ask Before Getting Married

    13 Questions to Ask Before Getting Married
    This article by Eleanor Stanford in The New York Times is interesting. 13 Questions to Ask Before Getting Married When it comes to marriage, what you don’t know really can hurt you. Whether because of shyness, lack of interest or a…
  • Jan 16

    Incorrect Burden of Proof Leads to Reversal in Nashville, TN Parental Relocation Case: Stanley v. Stanley

    Incorrect Burden of Proof Leads to Reversal in Nashville, TN Parental Relocation Case: Stanley v. Stanley
    Facts: Mother and Father are the parents of two children. Everyone lived in Oklahoma until moving to Tennessee in 2005. Mother and Father divorced in 2008 in Nashville. Under the operative parenting plan, Father was designated the primary…
  • Jan 13

    Photo of the Week: Black Bear Cub

    Photo of the Week: Black Bear Cub
    Information provided by K.O. Herston: Knoxville, Tennessee Divorce and Family-Law Attorney.Filed under: Photography Tagged: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Photography
Rank this Week: 3514

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/
  • Jan 18

    Ways to Protect Your Assets in a Divorce

    Ways to Protect Your Assets in a Divorce
    You would be well aware of the fact that once you separate from your spouse and start a new life from scratch, you will need substantial financial support to pay your bills and maintain your regular standard of living. It is, therefore…
  • Jan 17

    How to Help Your Child Adjust to a Divorce

    How to Help Your Child Adjust to a Divorce
    A divorce can be a highly traumatizing and overwhelming situation for a child. Although a divorce is a stressful time for the partners getting separated, it is actually the children involved who suffer the deepest impact of a broken family.…
  • Jan 16

    Strategies for Dealing with an Angry Spouse in a Divorce

    Strategies for Dealing with an Angry Spouse in a Divorce
    What with the obvious anguish and stress of a shattered life, the involvement of a toxic spouse can make it even harder for you to deal with your divorce. The stubborn and aggressive attitude of a resentful partner can not only promote…
Rank this Week: 199

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Jan 17

    Mother Denied Relocation With Children From Floral Park to East Hampton

    Mother Denied Relocation With Children From Floral Park to East Hampton
    In its January 11, 2017 decision in DeFilippis v. DeFilippis, the Appellate Division, Second Department, prevented a wife from relocating with the children from Floral Park to East Hampton, a move that would have curtailed the…
  • Jan 16

    Children Refuse to See Father; Child Support Suspended

    Children Refuse to See Father; Child Support Suspended
    The parties, who were never married, have two children together, the younger of whom is now 17 years old. The parents have been litigating custody and visitation issues for almost the entire lives of their children. In its December 28, 2016…
  • Dec 20

    The Burden At Trial to Change Temporary Custody Award; Counsel Fees Where Rules Not Followed

    The Burden At Trial to Change Temporary Custody Award; Counsel Fees Where Rules Not Followed
    In its December 14, 2016 decision in Piza v. Baez-Piza, the Appellate Division, Second Department, stated that a father was required to prove a change of circumstances before modifying a prior award of temporary custody. The court also held…
Rank this Week: 1353

Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

Shares stories and information about topics relevant to Pennsylvania Family Law. By Steven R. Tabano and Associates.

http://www.tabanolaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 17

    22 Divorce Experts Share What They’ve Learned About Divorce –

    22 Divorce Experts Share What They’ve Learned About Divorce –
    No matter your status…thinking about divorce, going through a divorce or moving on after a divorce, there will be work to be done on your part. Your own words, actions and thoughts undoubtedly play a role   If you’ve made…
  • Dec 19

    8 Things No One Ever Tells You about Divorce

    8 Things No One Ever Tells You about Divorce
     Source: Divorce 360  8 Things No One Ever Tells You about Divorce       When you decide to divorce, it’s almost as if you’ve entered a club with a super-secret handshake…only no one is quite…
  • Nov 16

    2016 Changes to Social Security for Divorced People

    2016 Changes to Social Security for Divorced People
    2016 has arrived, and for the tens of millions of Americans who receive Social Security benefits, the New Year is a good time to review what they can expect from the program over the coming year. While there are changes every year, 2016 has…
Rank this Week: 1776

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Jan 17

    Is Life After Divorce Always Difficult?

    Is Life After Divorce Always Difficult?
    When people go through a divorce, they often face various psychological and physiological issues, such as stress, anxiety, depression, weight loss or weight gain, stress-induced illness, and sleep difficulties. Along with losing the…
  • Jan 11

    Why People Really Get Divorced

    Why People Really Get Divorced
    If you take a moment to think about it, there are divorced people everywhere. You probably have divorced co-workers, divorced family members, divorced neighbors, and divorced friends. With roughly 50 percent of first marriages ending…
  • Jan 4

    Fundamentals of a California Divorce

    Fundamentals of a California Divorce
    If you are planning on getting a divorce in Los Angeles, California, or anywhere else in the state, it would be beneficial for you to conduct some research before you move forward. Often, it is best for spouses to speak with a divorce…
Rank this Week: 411

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

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

http://www.arizonalawgroup.com/blog/
  • Jan 17

    Holiday Issue! December Arizona Family Law Newsletter

    Holiday Issue! December Arizona Family Law Newsletter
    Greetings and happy holidays to all of our loyal readers! Be sure to click here and read the Arizona Law Group’s December family law newsletter. Read More The post Holiday Issue! December Arizona Family Law Newsletter appeared first on…
  • Jan 13

    Arizona Divorce Mediation Process Has Very Broad Privilege

    Arizona Divorce Mediation Process Has Very Broad Privilege
    Divorce mediation process privilege is a creature of statute with limited exceptions and no implied waiver of confidential communications in this Arizona case summary. Grubaugh Read More The post Arizona Divorce Mediation Process Has Very…
  • Jan 6

    Husband’s Name on Birth Certificate Does Not Bar Father’s Arizona Paternity Suit

    Husband’s Name on Birth Certificate Does Not Bar Father’s Arizona Paternity Suit
    Father’s paternity action was not barred and birth certificate is not legal equivalent of voluntary acknowledgment of paternity where child was not born out of Read More The post Husband’s Name on Birth Certificate Does Not Bar…
Rank this Week: 2827

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
  • Jan 17

    Whistleblower Wins Key Ruling Against Celgene in Lawsuit Over Off-Label Drug Promotion

    Whistleblower Wins Key Ruling Against Celgene in Lawsuit Over Off-Label Drug Promotion
      Whistleblowers and those who support and represent them will be pleased and energized by a December 28, 2016, ruling by U.S. District Judge George H. King of the Central District of California in a case involving the unapproved, or…
  • Jan 17

    New Study Reports That Whistleblowers’ Activity Can Make a Difference

    New Study Reports That Whistleblowers’ Activity Can Make a Difference
      I often represent whistleblowers – employees in either the private or public sector who become aware of wrongdoing by their employers and come forward to report the wrongdoing in the interest of pressing for change and…
  • Dec 15

    Tips for Presenting the Strongest Possible Injury Claim

    Tips for Presenting the Strongest Possible Injury Claim
      On its web site, the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) provides a very brief summary of what to do if you, as a driver, are involved in an automobile accident[1].  While the three tips given on the MVA website have some…
Rank this Week: 1594

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Covers adoption, annulment, child abuse, child custody and support, cohabitation, property division, domestic violence, divorce and separation. By Jeanne Hannah.

http://jeannehannah.typepad.com/blog_jeanne_hannah_traver/
  • Jan 17

    Baby Court: Hope for More Permanence in Young Familie

    Baby Court: Hope for More Permanence in Young Familie
    Nicholas Kristof's Blog On the Ground in the New York Times online offers Kristof's readers a public forum within which to present and discuss alternative views, innovative approachs, and forward-thinking ideas about social issues. One such…
  • Dec 16

    *HEADS UP!! REWRITE of Uniformed Svcs Former Spouses' Protection Act

    *HEADS UP!! REWRITE of Uniformed Svcs Former Spouses' Protection Act
    Mark E. Sullivan, COL, USA (Ret.), a frequent guest author on this Blog, offers lawyers and military spouses alike important information about pending legislation, not yet law, regarding division of military retirements. Military retirements…
  • Nov 3

    Divorce and Electronic Data | Be Forewarned

    Divorce and Electronic Data | Be Forewarned
    Facebook A New York Times article published on October 31, 2016, discussing access to and ownership of electronic data published today was certainly interesting. It was all the more interesting when I learned that one of my clients had had…
Rank this Week: 2277

Family Law Matters Blog

Family Law Matters Blog

Covers New York family law. By Deborah Hope Wayne.

http://www.familylawmatters-blog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Digital Assets and Prenuptial Agreement

    Digital Assets and Prenuptial Agreement
    In today’s constantly connected world, the way we interact with one another has changed. Relationship milestones are now often celebrated through technology and are sometimes reached through technology itself. Becoming Facebook official…
  • Jan 7

    Conscious Uncoupling and its Relation to Collaborative Law & Divorce

    Conscious Uncoupling and its Relation to Collaborative Law & Divorce
    In 2014, actress Gwyneth Paltrow and musician Chris Martin divorced. Like many celebrity breakups, news of the couple’s separation and divorce made headlines across the country and beyond.  One particular detail elicited a reaction…
  • Jan 7

    Conscious Uncoupling and its Relation to Collaborative Law & Divorce

    Conscious Uncoupling and its Relation to Collaborative Law & Divorce
    In 2014, actress Gwyneth Paltrow and musician Chris Martin divorced. Like many celebrity breakups, news of the couple’s separation and divorce made headlines across the country and beyond.  One particular detail elicited a reaction…
Rank this Week: 1452

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas family law issues. By Guest & Gray.

http://www.dallasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Texas Family Code 156.101(a)(1), What is a material and substantial change?

    Texas Family Code 156.101(a)(1), What is a material and substantial change?
    What is a material and substantial change? The Texas Family Code allows for a modification of a suit affecting the parent-child relationship if modification would be in the best interest of the child and the circumstances of the child, a…
  • Dec 30

    Can I get parts of my divorce decree thrown out while keeping the parts I like?

    Can I get parts of my divorce decree thrown out while keeping the parts I like?
    Can I appeal my divorce while still accepting benefits from the parts of the judgment that work in my favor? As with most questions asked about the law, the answer to whether you can appeal a part of your divorce while accepting benefits from…
  • Dec 30

    Can I get parts of my divorce decree thrown out while keeping the parts I like?

    Can I get parts of my divorce decree thrown out while keeping the parts I like?
    Can I appeal my divorce while still accepting benefits from the parts of the judgment that work in my favor? As with most questions asked about the law, the answer to whether you can appeal a part of your divorce while accepting benefits from…
Rank this Week: 3472

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/
  • Jan 17

    Notes on Kuwait, Child Custody and Child Abduction

    Notes on Kuwait, Child Custody and Child Abduction
    By Jeremy D. Morley 1.            Family and personal status law in Kuwait is governed by religious courts. In Kuwait the Sunni and Shi’a have their own court chambers to…
  • Jan 13

    Notes on International Child Abduction and the Philippine

    Notes on International Child Abduction and the Philippine
    Jeremy D. Morley1.      Although the Philippines has acceded to the Hague Abduction Convention, the Convention is not in force between the United States and the Philippines because the United States has not accepted…
  • Jan 10

    Slovakian Noncompliance with the Hague Abduction Convention

    Slovakian Noncompliance with the Hague Abduction Convention
    Jeremy MorleyThe European Court of Human Rights has determined, in the case of the abduction of three children from their habitual residence in Maryland to Slovakia, that the Slovakian legal system failed to protect the left-behind…
Rank this Week: 1156

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/
  • Jan 17

    Taxes and spousal support

    Taxes and spousal support
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “When do you get alimony?” A recent article in the Chicago Tribune discussed the sad case of the divorce of the founder of the Cancer Treatment Centers of…
  • Jan 10

    Minnesota Court Says Prenuptial Agreements Have Limit

    Minnesota Court Says Prenuptial Agreements Have Limit
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold being interviewed on the Legal Forum. This was recorded in Charlotte, North Carolina. Topics discussed include: How to choose a divorce lawyer? How long does a divorce take? How much does a…
  • Jan 5

    Critics Call On Chinese Courts To Tackle Child Snatching Problem in Custody Dispute

    Critics Call On Chinese Courts To Tackle Child Snatching Problem in Custody Dispute
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can I do to gain custody of my child in North Carolina?” Custody issues are among the thorniest for couples in the midst of a divorce. Though there can…
Rank this Week: 5001

Family Law Matters

Family Law Matters

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

http://www.justdivorce.co.uk/blog/
  • Jan 17

    ONLINE DIVORCE – ARE YOU FOR REAL?

    ONLINE DIVORCE – ARE YOU FOR REAL?
    bryan reed looks at recent plans for the family court to go online Continue reading →
  • Dec 30

    DIVORCE RATE FALLS – AGAIN

    DIVORCE RATE FALLS – AGAIN
    official statistics confirm that the divorce rate continues to fall, while cohabitation is on the increase. Continue reading →
  • Nov 28

    GOOD DIVORCE WEEK

    GOOD DIVORCE WEEK
    28 november sees the start of good divorce week, an initiative launched by the resolution group of specialist family lawyers to publicize its updated code of good conduct. Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 2642

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2861

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Provides news and updates on Texas family law issues. By O'Neil Attorneys.

http://www.dallastxdivorce.com/
  • Jan 17

    Divorce filings surge in January

    Divorce filings surge in January
    As people make new year’s resolutions to start their new year with a clean slate, some of the best Dallas, Texas family lawyers, as well as family law attorneys across the United States, report a rise of nearly one-third of new divorce…
  • Jan 10

    How to co-parent with an unreasonable ex

    How to co-parent with an unreasonable ex
    If you and your ex could get along perfectly well, you probably wouldn’t have needed a divorce in the first place. But once the divorce is over being able to co-parent with your ex is crucial to moving forward for you and your children.…
  • Jan 10

    How to co-parent with an unreasonable ex

    How to co-parent with an unreasonable ex
    If you and your ex could get along perfectly well, you probably wouldn’t have needed a divorce in the first place. But once the divorce is over being able to co-parent with your ex is crucial to moving forward for you and your children.…
Rank this Week: 1168

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Jan 17

    Internet Newsletter for Lawyers January/February 2017

    Internet Newsletter for Lawyers January/February 2017
    The latest issue of the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers is now published.In this issueIntellectual property – Shireen Smith of Azrights explains why IP is relevant to every business and how to protect itLaw publishers – Nick…
  • Jan 15

    News Essentials: 16th January 2017

    News Essentials: 16th January 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSThree-quarters of social workers oppose ‘power to innovate’ provisionsLAs should not be permitted to opt out of statutory duties to children and…
  • Jan 12

    Old and...

    Old and...
    My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog were mainly about the past and the future. They included:Response and responsibility - Newly qualified lawyers must be nurtured.Dowry: the problem that…
Rank this Week: 1244

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/
  • Jan 16

    Behan v. Behan

    Behan v. Behan
    2016 Slip Op. 08192 December 7, 2016 This case is an appeal by the plaintiff for an order by the Supreme Court. One order granted the plaintiff’s motion to put the action on calendar for a settlement conference and ask for the dismissal…
  • Jan 12

    L.B. v. Chief Justice of Probate and Family Court Department

    L.B. v. Chief Justice of Probate and Family Court Department
    May 4, 2016 Judge Spina commented that in the Guardianship of V.V. 470 Mass 590 (2015) the court ruled that a parent who has a minor child subject to a guardianship proceeding pursuant to G.L. c. 190B. Sec. 5-206 and can’t afford a…
  • Jan 1

    Matter of a Proceeding for Custody and to Surrender and Terminate Parental Rights. Hope, B. Petitioner v. Avery, G. Respondent

    Matter of a Proceeding for Custody and to Surrender and Terminate Parental Rights. Hope, B. Petitioner v. Avery, G. Respondent
    Jeffery Kaplan, Esq. of Levine & Kaplan for Petitioner Ari Gourvitz, Esq. of Gourvitz and Grourvitz for Respondent The parents jointly sought child custody to the Petitioner mother, and voluntary termination and surrender of the…
Rank this Week: 453

Minnesota Divorce and Family Law…

Minnesota Divorce and Family Law Blog

Covers parenting, alimony, child support, divorce and more. By Gerald O. Williams.

http://divorcelawyermn.com/minnesota-divorce-blog/
  • Jan 16

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 4 (Spousal Maintenance)

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 4 (Spousal Maintenance)
    Most uncontested divorces are not long on duration.  Less time married means less time to accumulate assets, debts and stuff (not to mention children).  Therefore, there are less potential issues to cause disputes if the marriage…
  • Nov 10

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 3 (Child Support)

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 3 (Child Support)
    A divorce case involving minor children is less likely to be uncontested that a case involving no minor children.  As mentioned in an earlier post, as it pertains to the issue of child support, a case cannot be uncontested unless…
  • Oct 24

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 2 (Children)

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 2 (Children)
    Children As mentioned in Part One, if the parties in a marriage dissolution are not childless (or child-free, as some people say), then either one of the parents has to have literally no demands to make pertaining to the parenting…
Rank this Week: 1833

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.net/
  • Jan 16

    Paying Additional Child Support in NJ for a Gifted Child

    Paying Additional Child Support in NJ for a Gifted Child
    When a judge calculates the amount of child support that a parent must pay for a child, many different expenses are factored into that calculation. Certainly things like food, clothing and shelter are included, but additional items such as…
  • Dec 26

    Custody Neutral Assessments Found to Be Not Admissible in a NJ Child Custody Case

    Custody Neutral Assessments Found to Be Not Admissible in a NJ Child Custody Case
    Child custody cases can often be contentious, expensive, and lengthy. Because of this, New Jersey courts have developed programs like mediation to assist parents in settling their differences outside of the courtroom. The Custody Neutral…
  • Dec 12

    NAVIGATING THE HOLIDAYS AFTER A DIVORCE IN NJ

    NAVIGATING THE HOLIDAYS AFTER A DIVORCE IN NJ
    For many people, the holidays are a time of family gatherings and happy memories.  However, for recently divorced couples with children, the holidays present a myriad of issues.  Who will have the kids on Christmas morning? How will…
Rank this Week: 1760

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/
  • Jan 16

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit: INDOT Liable for Fatal Indiana Crash

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit: INDOT Liable for Fatal Indiana Crash
    The widow of a man killed in a head-on collision in Indiana two years ago is suing the Indiana Department of Transportation, alleging the state agency is liable for her husband’s death, due to its failure to properly maintain the…
  • Jan 2

    Hudgins v. Bemish – Vicarious Liability of Employer in Indiana Car Accident

    Hudgins v. Bemish – Vicarious Liability of Employer in Indiana Car Accident
    Indiana car accident lawsuits in many cases involve more than just the drivers involved. If a driver was acting in the course and scope of employment or was operating an employer’s vehicle, the company could find itself facing claims of…
  • Dec 15

    Escamilla v. Sheil Sexton Co. – Undocumented Injured Worker to be Compensated in Pesos?

    Escamilla v. Sheil Sexton Co. – Undocumented Injured Worker to be Compensated in Pesos?
    Undocumented immigrants who are injured on the job in Indiana are entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits under state law. They are also entitled to pursue third-party compensation from any other liable parties. However,…
Rank this Week: 417

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/
Rank this Week: 3267

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
  • Jan 15

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip
    RULE OF PRIMACY: Following the “Rule of Primacy” is one of the easiest (yet most overlooked) ways for attorneys to improve their trial performance. If you’re a young attorney with aspirations of becoming the next Clarence…
  • Dec 10

    SNAPCHAT AS EVIDENCE: THE SMOKING GUN OFTEN OVERLOOKED

    SNAPCHAT AS EVIDENCE: THE SMOKING GUN OFTEN OVERLOOKED
    Greetings to all my cold Minnesota friends (cold hands but warm hearts). I’m writing this post from my winter home in Scottsdale, AZ where it’s currently a balmy 66 degrees. (sorry I couldn’t resist). Since writing my last…
  • Oct 8

    The Depressed Lawyer – Why are so many lawyers so unhappy?

    The Depressed Lawyer – Why are so many lawyers so unhappy?
    The following post is a reprint of a May 2, 2011 “Psychology Today” article written by Tyger Latham, Psy.D., a licensed clinical psychologist practicing in Washington, DC.  He counsels individuals and couples, many of…
Rank this Week: 1370

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Jan 15

    Should Lawyer Who Has Sex With His Client be Disbarred?

    Should Lawyer Who Has Sex With His Client be Disbarred?
    It is common knowledge that a doctor who enters into an intimate relationship with his/her patient will typically lose his license to practice medicine. But what about lawyers? Is a sexual relationship between a lawyer and his client…
  • Dec 31

    Incompetent Lawyer is Grounds for New Trial: Or is it?

    Incompetent Lawyer is Grounds for New Trial: Or is it?
    You have surely heard the time-worn adage “You get what you pay for”? Often that is true, but not always. The decades-long investigation into the death of 15-year-old Martha Moxley of tony Greenwich, Connecticut in 1975 ultimately…
  • Dec 26

    Christmas Parenting Conflict

    Christmas Parenting Conflict
    Christmas is supposed to be the happiest time of the year, but we know that for some it is a lonely, regretful time, remembering the sorrows of seasons past. In homes divided by separation and divorce, the areas of conflict arise from the…
Rank this Week: 1162

Divorce and Family Law in Tarrant…

Divorce and Family Law in Tarrant County, Texas

Discusses family law and divorce issues. By Dick Price.

http://dick-price.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 15

    Looking for Encouragement?

    Looking for Encouragement?
    If you are on the receiving end of divorce news, things may look pretty overwhelming.  The legal system is obviously expensive.  Legal consequences of actions in a divorce may last a lifetime.  And, divorce is always difficult…
  • Dec 15

    Good Financial Manner

    Good Financial Manner
    In every divorce, there is disappointment.  Often, one or both parties don't like rulings or even some agreements that are reached.  They feel like they were treated unfairly or they may feel stuck in a situation that no longer…
  • Oct 1

    Considering Divorce? Maybe You Should Talk About It

    Considering Divorce? Maybe You Should Talk About It
    Most people start thinking about divorce long before they talk with anyone.For some, it takes a long time to reach the conclusion that divorce is necessary.  Sometimes a spouse is doing the same thing, quietly thinking about it, and that…
Rank this Week: 1540

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
  • Jan 15

    Little reason to attack the guardian at trial

    Little reason to attack the guardian at trial
    Working on materials for an upcoming lecture on attorney/guardian interactions, I realized that it had been years since I last felt compelled to “attack” the guardian ad litem at trial. However I am often asked by colleagues on…
  • Jan 12

    What the guardian should expect from the attorneys/What attorneys should expect from the guardian

    What the guardian should expect from the attorneys/What attorneys should expect from the guardian
    The following are materials for an upcoming Charleston County guardian ad litem luncheon.  I am posting them as a blog so that folks can comment.  I often “recycle” lectures, so comments may be used to update the…
  • Jan 6

    Let’s Make Better Mistakes Tomorrow

    Let’s Make Better Mistakes Tomorrow
    Recently, walking past an apertment in Amsterdam, I observed the following postcard-sized calling card for a “life coach” and broke out laughing: Attorneys, especially family law attorneys, represent folks who are trying to…
Rank this Week: 1069