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Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

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

    Celebrating Divorce Is a New Hot Busine

    Celebrating Divorce Is a New Hot Busine
    Divorce is increasingly being seen as less shameful and more liberating. With the rise in acceptance that accompanies this new life milestone comes the rise new celebrations for the end of a marriage with. One of the ways people are…
  • Dec 16

    Why is Divorce Better than an Unhappy Marriage?

    Why is Divorce Better than an Unhappy Marriage?
    There is no lack of publications that write about the trauma of divorce on children and the ways that divorcing parents can shield their children from the negative effects of divorce. It is claimed that children of divorce are more likely to…
  • Dec 15

    How to Protect Finances in a Later-In-Life Divorce

    How to Protect Finances in a Later-In-Life Divorce
    What are some things I should know? If you are seeking a later in life divorce, the financial implications for dissolving your marriage are more serious than those divorcing at an earlier age. The older you are, the less chance you have to…
Rank this Week: 407

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Dec 17

    Christian v. Christian – Imputation of Income Analysi

    Christian v. Christian – Imputation of Income Analysi
    What Is Imputation of Income? The Utah Court of Appeals decided Christian v. Christian and once again addressed the proper analysis for determining an imputation of income. In that case the wife argued on appeal that the trial court had…
  • Nov 19

    Rule Now Requires Probable Cause Statement in 24 Hour

    Rule Now Requires Probable Cause Statement in 24 Hour
    Rule 7 Sets Forth What Must Happen in the Event of an Arrest Rule 7 of the Utah Rules of Criminal Procedure governs what law enforcement must do if they make an arrest without a warrant. That rule was recently changed for the benefit of…
  • Oct 21

    3 Divorce Tips from Client

    3 Divorce Tips from Client
    Our law firm has represented hundreds if not thousands of clients in divorce and related family law matters. During the past several years there is one question I routinely ask clients once their divorce decree is signed and their case…
Rank this Week: 4143

CEB blog

CEB blog

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

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Dec 17

    Dead Man “Kwoking”: Estate Planning Property Transfers Can Trigger Title Insurance Nightmare

    Dead Man “Kwoking”: Estate Planning Property Transfers Can Trigger Title Insurance Nightmare
    Estate planning attorneys regularly advise their clients about the tax and other advantages of transferring real property to irrevocable trusts or similar estate planning vehicles. But they may not consider the potentially disastrous title…
  • Dec 15

    Give the Reporter a Hand to Get a Clean Depo Transcript

    Give the Reporter a Hand to Get a Clean Depo Transcript
    When you’re taking a deposition, you know that ensuring a complete and accurate record is vital. So don’t take the person who’s dutifully taking down the proceedings for granted: Assisting the court reporter is not only…
  • Dec 12

    4 Steps to Drafting a Contract to Your Client’s Advantage

    4 Steps to Drafting a Contract to Your Client’s Advantage
    Yes, drafting a contract takes a lot of work. But it generally takes less time to draft a contract document that advances your client’s interests than it does to modify another party’s document to achieve that result. So whenever…
Rank this Week: 2050

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Dec 17

    Clear now?

    Clear now?
    The Telegraph this morning runs a “Top Family Judge” story :”Social workers must not ‘shy away’ from adoption – top family judge. Sir James Munby seeks to head off collapse in adoption placements…
  • Dec 16

    Sorry, what’s that you say?

    Sorry, what’s that you say?
    It was a mere blink of an eye since we were treated to the Adoption Myth Buster, wheeled out at a moment when it was said adoption statistics were through the floor. And it was all the fault of Re B-S. Or people misinterpreting B-S. Or people…
  • Dec 15

    Private Law – one swing and a roundabout

    Private Law – one swing and a roundabout
    The downturn in private law applications is definitely starting to look like a trend. Another month of figures lower than the same time last year (9%). And take a look at the table here – there is clear blue water between that red line…
Rank this Week: 564

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 17

    Alimony for Stay at Home Moms Is on the Decline

    Alimony for Stay at Home Moms Is on the Decline
    A recent article in Forbes discussed the trend showing alimony for stay at home moms is on the decline – along with others going through a divorce. Though alimony was once seen as common, it has become increasingly rare in recent…
  • Dec 16

    How to Counteract Parental Alienation

    How to Counteract Parental Alienation
    If you are a victim of parental alienation, there are steps that you can take to protect your child, yourself, and your rights. One of the first things you should do is to consult an experienced child custody attorney to discuss your…
  • Dec 15

    What Are The Most Common Causes of Divorce?

    What Are The Most Common Causes of Divorce?
    A survey of hundreds of divorced couples was recently published in the Journal of Family Issues. The study began back in 2003 and involved a pair of researchers from Pennsylvania State University asking the individuals a series of questions…
Rank this Week: 4335

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • Dec 17

    Telephone Calls Not Token Visitation in Cookeville, TN Termination of Parental Rights Case: In re Caira D.

    Telephone Calls Not Token Visitation in Cookeville, TN Termination of Parental Rights Case: In re Caira D.
    Facts: Mother and Father had two children out of wedlock. Mother lives in Tennessee and Father lives in Warsaw, Indiana. The children, living with Mother, were found to be dependent and neglected in Mother’s care. Custody was granted to…
  • Dec 15

    Prenuptial Agreement Ruled Invalid in Cleveland, TN Divorce: Ellis v. Elli

    Prenuptial Agreement Ruled Invalid in Cleveland, TN Divorce: Ellis v. Elli
    Facts: The parties met when Wife was 31 and husband was 47. Wife had a high school education and had worked in several relatively low-skilled jobs. Husband started his own construction company in the early 1980s and accumulated substantial…
  • Dec 12

    Photo of the Week: Powerful Bear

    Photo of the Week: Powerful Bear
    Information provided by K.O. Herston: Knoxville, Tennessee Divorce, Matrimonial and Family Law Attorney.Filed under: Photography Tagged: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Photography, Wildlife Photography
Rank this Week: 1925

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

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

    SS v NS: The principles on an application for spousal maintenance

    SS v NS: The principles on an application for spousal maintenance
    Mr Justice MostynSS v NS (Spousal Maintenance) [2014] EWHC 4183 (Fam) concerned a wife's claim for ancillary relief although, as the citation suggests, the main issue was spousal maintenance. This short post simply sets out the principles…
  • Dec 16

    Cohabitation law reform is at least a decade overdue says leading family charity

    Cohabitation law reform is at least a decade overdue says leading family charity
    Jane RobeyThe largest provider of family meditation in England and Wales has welcomed the passing of the Cohabitation Rights Bill’s Second Reading in the House of Lords.National Family Mediation’s expert professionals help…
  • Dec 12

    Blogging Bomb

    Blogging Bomb
    If a bit of wind and rain can be called a 'weather bomb' then I shall call my efforts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog a 'blogging bomb'. They include:Preventing child abduction - With reference to the case C v…
Rank this Week: 566

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Dec 17

    Can I Sue Over Being Sent To Court To Establish Paternity?

    Can I Sue Over Being Sent To Court To Establish Paternity?
    Question:Can a man file a civil lawsuit against a woman who sends him to court to establish paternity? Answer:I am not licensed to practice law in your state. Therefore, I cannot inform you as to the specific laws of your state and can…
  • Dec 16

    4 Problems With The Modern Child-Support System

    4 Problems With The Modern Child-Support System
    Ruth Graham recently wrote a feature for the Boston Globe shining a light on the many flaws with the modern child-support system.Graham’s piece traces the history of the modern system and exposes how it is based on stereotypes and…
  • Dec 14

    Tips For Single Dads To Pay For College

    Tips For Single Dads To Pay For College
    The number of households headed by a single father has multiplied nine-fold since 1960, reaching 2.6 million in 2011, Pew Research Center reported in 2013. Only 17 percent of these single dads have at least a bachelor's degree, which…
Rank this Week: 130

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

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

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • Dec 17

    Advice On Effective Communication With Your Spouse From A Divorce Attorney

    Advice On Effective Communication With Your Spouse From A Divorce Attorney
    Most fights and disagreements in a relationship usually start by verbal tirades against one another. Effective communication is vital for the health and success of a relationship. Communication, however, can’t be limited to either…
  • Dec 15

    How Sexual Orientation, Religion And Handicap Affect Child Custody

    How Sexual Orientation, Religion And Handicap Affect Child Custody
    In a child custody case, people sometimes wonder if a parent’s sexual orientation, physical handicap, or religious beliefs have an impact or effect on child custody. Sexual Orientation It is fair to say that Orange County, California…
  • Dec 12

    Who Really Needs To Know About Your Divorce?

    Who Really Needs To Know About Your Divorce?
    Feelings of guilt, shame, disappointment, and fear of the unknown are common in people who are going through or have gone through a divorce. When a relationship starts to fall apart, the dreams of the couples are shattered causing most…
Rank this Week: 4126

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Dec 16

    Relocation Clauses Must Specify Radial or Road Mileage

    Relocation Clauses Must Specify Radial or Road Mileage
    It is common for divorce settlements and custody agreements to contain “relocation clauses.” These provisions spell out the radius within which the residential custodian will be able to move without first seeking judicial…
  • Dec 14

    Father Must Assist With Obtaining Renewal Passport for 10-Year Old Daughter

    Father Must Assist With Obtaining Renewal Passport for 10-Year Old Daughter
    A father has been directed to cooperate in obtaining a renewed passport for his now 10-year old daughter. Reversing the order of New York County Family Court Referee Marva A. Burnett in its December 11, 2014 decision in Matter of Noella…
  • Dec 8

    Divorce Settlements: It’s Not Just What You Say, But What You Don’t Say

    Divorce Settlements: It’s Not Just What You Say, But What You Don’t Say
    It is often said that it is difficult, if not impossible to prove a negative. The concept may be extended to finding the intent of the parties to a contract, and more particularly a divorce settlement agreement One would think a divorce…
Rank this Week: 948

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
  • Dec 16

    New Video: Reasons to Hire an Attorney in a Texas Uncontested Divorce

    New Video: Reasons to Hire an Attorney in a Texas Uncontested Divorce
    I’m still trying to decide whether I like the idea of putting up video content or whether I should stick with written content on this blog alone. Here’s an experimental video about uncontested divorce in which I discuss some…
  • Dec 15

    Constructive Discharge and Supervisor Conduct

    Constructive Discharge and Supervisor Conduct
    When an employee claims an employer created a hostile work environment that resulted in a prohibited form of unlawful employment discrimination the employee must prove, among other things, that the employee suffered an adverse employment…
  • Dec 10

    AT&T Pension Benefits and QDRO

    AT&T Pension Benefits and QDRO
    Many large and longstanding employers, like A&T, General Motors, Hewlitt Packard and Bank of America, have defined benefit pension plans that offer retirement benefits that are more complicated in their benefit formula than a 401k plan…
Rank this Week: 1757

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Dec 16

    Dr. BK and Dr. JM ...cont

    Dr. BK and Dr. JM ...cont
    CPLR 1601(1) does not address situations, such as here, where the alleged non-party tortfeasor is the State of New York which cannot be joined as a co-defendant in the Supreme Court. The prevailing view, however, is that apportionment against…
  • Dec 14

    Dr. BK and Dr. JM ...cont

    Dr. BK and Dr. JM ...cont
    Dr. JM, a board certified cardiac surgeon and professor in heart surgery at the University of Minnesota, testified regarding his training in Central America, Germany and Minnesota, his more than 120 publications on the topic of…
  • Dec 12

    Dr. BK and Dr. JM

    Dr. BK and Dr. JM
    In this action for medical malpractice and wrongful death, defendant JH. Dr. BK seeks an order, pursuant to CPLR 4401, 4404 and 5501, setting aside a jury's liability verdict in favor of plaintiff and award of damages totaling…
Rank this Week: 912

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Dec 16

    A Car Accident Lawyer With Minick Law Offers Advice on How to Get the Most Out of Your North Carolina Car Insurance Policy

    A Car Accident Lawyer With Minick Law Offers Advice on How to Get the Most Out of Your North Carolina Car Insurance Policy
    A Car Accident Lawyer With Minick Law Offers Advice on How to Get the Most Out of Your North Carolina Car Insurance Policy  I’m a personal injury lawyer in Asheville, N.C. I deal with car insurance companies all the time. I help…
  • Dec 11

    DSS Just Showed Up And Took My Child. How Can A Family Law Attorney Help?

    DSS Just Showed Up And Took My Child. How Can A Family Law Attorney Help?
    DSS Just showed up at my door and took my child. What are my rights? What should I do? Few things are as concerning as having a stranger show up at your door demanding access to your home, children, and personal information. For people…
  • Dec 2

    How Do I Obtain A Divorce In North Carolina?

    How Do I Obtain A Divorce In North Carolina?
    HOW DO I OBTAIN A DIVORCE IN NORTH CAROLINA? After making the difficult decision to divorce your spouse, it is important to know what the legal requirements are for obtaining a divorce in North Carolina. Because most people are not lawyers,…
Rank this Week: 4103

Sonoma County Lawyer Blog

Sonoma County Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, family law, and landlord-tenant law. By the Law Offices of James V. Sansone.

http://blog.jamessansonelaw.com/
  • Dec 16

    Can My Ex-Wife Move Out of State with Our Child?

    Can My Ex-Wife Move Out of State with Our Child?
    What happens when you decide to initiate divorce while your child is still an infant? In the case of Jason Green and Courtney Parks, the court awarded joint legal custody but - there's always a but, right? - gave the mother primary physical…
  • Dec 9

    Elonis Case Tests Boundaries of Social Media Use

    Elonis Case Tests Boundaries of Social Media Use
    Can you vent anger about your ex-spouse on Facebook, quote song lyrics that appear threatening, and get away with it? That is the issue before the Supreme Court of the United States. After Anthony Elonis's wife left him, took their children…
  • Dec 2

    Legal Battles Over Same-Sex Marriage Continue

    Legal Battles Over Same-Sex Marriage Continue
    Victory in the ongoing fight to legalize gay marriage continues to be out of reach for many same-sex couples in the United States. However, the war is far from over. And let's not forget to mention that news broke last week that mass…
Rank this Week: 1816

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/
  • Dec 16

    Option to Hire a Privately Compensated Temporary Judge

    Option to Hire a Privately Compensated Temporary Judge
    If you are going through a divorce then you are likely aware of how impacted the courts are, due to a limited budget, and how long a divorce can be drawn out as a result of court hearings being scheduled months out. Impacted courts are…
  • Dec 15

    False Allegations of Child Abuse - Penalties for the Accuser

    False Allegations of Child Abuse - Penalties for the Accuser
    In family law, especially cases involving custody and visitation disputes, it can be tempting for litigants to make false allegations in order to get ahead in their cases. However, false accusations have no place in family law and in fact…
  • Dec 9

    New Study Identifies Indications of a Future Divorce

    New Study Identifies Indications of a Future Divorce
    According to a recent study highlighted by the Wall Street Journal, two economists at Emory University identified a correlation between expensive weddings and high divorce rates. In addition, the researchers also noted a connection between…
Rank this Week: 1766

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/
  • Dec 16

    “Marital Presumption” Under Maryland Code Governs Issues of Paternity

    “Marital Presumption” Under Maryland Code Governs Issues of Paternity
    Under Maryland law, children born or conceived during a marriage are presumed to be the legitimate children of both spouses. The issue of paternity is important to settle as early in a child’s life as possible, for emotional, financial,…
  • Nov 26

    Maryland Court Upholds Award of “Indefinite Alimony” to Wife

    Maryland Court Upholds Award of “Indefinite Alimony” to Wife
    Every state in the country has the authority to enact laws governing marriage and divorce. Couples who initiate divorce proceedings will be subject to their state’s particular laws. It is important to understand the family code in your…
  • Nov 12

    Maryland Court Refused to Reduce Father’s Child Support Payment

    Maryland Court Refused to Reduce Father’s Child Support Payment
    Divorce is difficult. Couples seeking to dissolve their marriage will likely face some challenging and potentially divisive issues, such as child custody and support, alimony, and the division of marital property. Ideally, the parties will…
Rank this Week: 3862

Family Law Insights

Family Law Insights

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

http://www.knclawfirm.com/category/blog/family-law/
  • Dec 16

    Causes of Divorce Series: Infidelity

    Causes of Divorce Series: Infidelity
    As Atlanta divorce lawyers, we handle a variety of divorce cases each year. The reasons are as varied as the types of clients we see, but there are a few… The post Causes of Divorce Series: Infidelity appeared first on Kitchens New…
  • Jun 12

    Family Law Insights – Child Custody

    Family Law Insights – Child Custody
    Jeff Cleghorn’s Family Law Insights The client-focused Family Law team… at Kitchens New Cleghorn, LLC. includes Jeff Cleghorn, Derek Krebs and Jonathan Forbes. As partner and head of the Family The post Family Law Insights…
  • May 22

    Information On The Effects Of Divorce On Children

    Information On The Effects Of Divorce On Children
    Divorce can be a difficult time for everyone involved, but especially for children of all ages. Many children naturally believe that divorce has something to do with an issue they… The post Information On The Effects Of Divorce On…
Rank this Week: 3803

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/
  • Dec 16

    Strategic Tax Filing During Divorce in Texa

    Strategic Tax Filing During Divorce in Texa
    Filing income tax returns while a divorce pends can be an especially contentious issue. When one spouse lacks trust in the other spouse, even filing a joint return can be troublesome. Usually filing jointly results in reduced overall tax…
  • Dec 11

    Divorce by murder — the Arlington Texas case

    Divorce by murder — the Arlington Texas case
    We have all been reading and watching the account of the Arlington, Texas woman who killed her estranged husband this week.  We are just learning that the mother filed for divorce in October and there was a hearing this week over custody…
  • Dec 9

    Who gets to claim the child as a dependent in a Texas divorce

    Who gets to claim the child as a dependent in a Texas divorce
    The question often arises after a divorce in Texas — which parent gets to claim the child as a dependent for tax purposes? Often this issue is settled by the obvious split of parenting time greatly in favor of one parent, but as we have…
Rank this Week: 961

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Covers divorce and family law in Illinois.

http://www.divorce-attorney-illinois.com/
  • Dec 16

    Health Insurance and Divorce: Protecting Your Coverage

    Health Insurance and Divorce: Protecting Your Coverage
    Divorce causes a significant amount of emotional, mental, and physical stress, especially when a divorce is particularly caustic. With all the items that need to be decided on for a divorce settlement, as well as the uncertainty of the final…
  • Dec 9

    The Legal Ins and Outs of Marrying a Foreigner

    The Legal Ins and Outs of Marrying a Foreigner
    Love between an American and a non-U.S. citizen has been written about and enjoyed by many for years. With increased globalization of the world, the are vast opportunities for Americans to meet and fall in love with non-U.S. citizens who are…
  • Dec 2

    Wage Garnishment: When an Ex Dodges Child Support Payment

    Wage Garnishment: When an Ex Dodges Child Support Payment
    Child support is extremely important after the split of a couple. Generally, child support is either outlined within an agreed-upon divorce settlement decree between the couple, or it is ordered by the court based upon certain factors such as…
Rank this Week: 3098

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/
  • Dec 15

    Do Domestic Violence Victims Need Protection Under a Federal Civil Rights Statute?

    Do Domestic Violence Victims Need Protection Under a Federal Civil Rights Statute?
    Several blog posts have been written here by my colleagues with regard to the subject of domestic violence and the application of New Jersey’s Prevention of Domestic Violence Act to protect victims of domestic violence in New Jersey.…
  • Dec 5

    BILLIONS IN THE BALANCE: ACTIVE VS. PASSIVE

    BILLIONS IN THE BALANCE: ACTIVE VS. PASSIVE
    Recently a divorce case made the news with screaming headlines such as “Ex-wife of US Oil Baron to appeal $1 Billion Divorce Award”. Yes, that was billion with a “B” . Intrigued, I was drawn to read how someone could…
  • Nov 28

    THE WAR OF THE ROVERS: Pet Custody Cases in New Jersey

    THE WAR OF THE ROVERS: Pet Custody Cases in New Jersey
    Many in today’s society would view the court’s treatment of dogs and other pets as merely property to be equitably distributed in the breakup of relationship as antiquated, given the increasing role that pets are play in…
Rank this Week: 3933

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

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

    Bill Cosby Plays the Race Card

    Bill Cosby Plays the Race Card
    Let me put my cards on the table. I never did like Bill Cosby, didn’t think he was funny, and wondered why everyone went ga-ga over him, especially Oprah. However, I never dreamt in a million years that he was a long-term sex offender,…
  • Dec 14

    Hollywood’s Take on Divorce

    Hollywood’s Take on Divorce
    Today’s post looks at the lighter side of divorce and separation with a review of my top three “divorce” movies. And the winners are…. 1. The War of the Roses Who can forget the outrageous antics of Michael Douglas…
  • Dec 13

    Attorney Uses Forged Power of Attorney to “Pull the Plug” on Her Wealthy Father

    Attorney Uses Forged Power of Attorney to “Pull the Plug” on Her Wealthy Father
    Elder abuse is a world-wide phenomenon that has only recently received the attention and research dollars that it deserves. For our senior citizens who are victims of caregivers or family members, the emotional and physical damage and…
Rank this Week: 353

Brownn Family Law

Brownn Family Law

Feature information and updates on Minnesota divorce and family law issues. By Brown Law Offices, PA.

http://www.mnfamilylawblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    Minnesota Divorce Basics: Invading Non-Marital Property

    Minnesota Divorce Basics: Invading Non-Marital Property
    In terms of dividing the assets and liabilities of the parties following divorce, the first step in the analysis involves determining which assets are “marital” and which assets are “non-marital.” Simply stated,…
  • Dec 12

    Key Concepts In Dividing Property During Divorce In Minnesota

    Key Concepts In Dividing Property During Divorce In Minnesota
    At the end of the day, the vast majority of divorces in Minnesota result in an equal division of the marital estate (those assets and liabilities incurred, or accrued, during the marriage. “Equal division,” however, is not the…
  • Dec 11

    Hennepin County Divorce Resource

    Hennepin County Divorce Resource
    About one-half of the divorce and family law cases our lawyers handle are venued in Hennepin County. Located in downtown Minneapolis, the Hennepin County Family Justice Center provides a central hub for all sorts of resources for…
Rank this Week: 526

New Hampshire Guide to Family Law

New Hampshire Guide to Family Law

Covers family law, prenuptial agreements, legal separations, divorce, annulments, and child custody issues. By McLane, Graf, Raulerson, & Middleton, PA.

http://www.nhguidetofamilylaw.com
  • Dec 15

    Appointment to N.H. Supreme Court Professional Conduct Committee

    Appointment to N.H. Supreme Court Professional Conduct Committee
    McLane’s Family Law Group is pleased to announce that Margaret R. Kerouac, a director in the litigation department whose practice focuses on family law, was appointed to the New Hampshire Supreme Court’s Professional Conduct…
  • Nov 13

    NH Family Division Creates a Complex Case Docket

    NH Family Division Creates a Complex Case Docket
    By administrative order dated October 29, 2014, the Family Division created a ‘Complex Case Docket.’ The Complex Case Docket was created to efficiently manage and resolve complex cases, thereby streamlining the litigation process…
  • Nov 3

    Limitations on Disclosure Possible in Divorce Case

    Limitations on Disclosure Possible in Divorce Case
    I recently had an article published in the Union Leader that I wanted to share that answers the question: My wife filed for divorce. The paperwork provided by the court included a checklist of documents to produce. Many of the documents are…
Rank this Week: 4072

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

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

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    BYOD Language – Smartphones, Tablets and the Workplace

    BYOD Language – Smartphones, Tablets and the Workplace
    The holidays are coming up and your employees may be getting that coveted new tablet, smartphone, or other mobile device from their Christmas list. Employees increasingly wish to use their own devices, whether it be to use their preferred…
  • Dec 5

    Wills for Heroes Poised to Serve Their 1000th Hero

    Wills for Heroes Poised to Serve Their 1000th Hero
    On December 6, 2014, the Lancaster County Bar Association will hold another Wills for Heroes event.  The Wills for Heroes program provides estate planning documents to first responders and their spouses.  The program started after…
  • Oct 27

    Say 'Ello' to Public Benefit Corporation

    Say 'Ello' to Public Benefit Corporation
    On October 23, 2014, Ello, the burgeoning social network, announced that it converted to a Public Benefit Corporation. Ello describes itself as “a simple, beautiful, and ad-free social network created by a small group of artists and…
Rank this Week: 1165

New Jersey Family Law Blog

New Jersey Family Law Blog

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

http://www.newjerseyfamilylawblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    Court Ruling Could Clarify Employers’ Responsibilities toward Pregnant Employee

    Court Ruling Could Clarify Employers’ Responsibilities toward Pregnant Employee
    The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear a case this month that could clarify what responsibilities employers have to their pregnant employees. At the heart of their decision is the determination of whether the Pregnancy Discrimination Act…
  • Dec 1

    Another New Jersey Child Sues Parents for College Tuition; Lawmaker Seeks to Prevent Future Case

    Another New Jersey Child Sues Parents for College Tuition; Lawmaker Seeks to Prevent Future Case
    New Jersey once again is grappling with the issue of how far parents’ financial obligations toward their children should go, particularly in relation to paying for their higher education. At least one State lawmaker is looking at ways…
  • Nov 17

    ‘Gray Divorce’ Rates Are on the Rise

    ‘Gray Divorce’ Rates Are on the Rise
    The U.S. continues to hold the highest divorce rate out of any other country with an estimated 45% of unions expected to end in divorce, according to a study released last month. And while this rate has remained relatively steady for the past…
Rank this Week: 2955

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

Reports on federal Hague Convention child abduction cases By Joel R. Brandes.

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 601

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/
  • Dec 15

    English Suspicion of Prenuptial Agreement

    English Suspicion of Prenuptial Agreement
    Jeremy D. MorleyThe legal status of prenuptial agreements in England remains far from clear.In the leading case, Radmacher v. Granatino, the U.K. Supreme Court in 2010 upheld the terms of a German marriage contract but it very carefully…
  • Dec 12

    How to Win a Hague Convention Child Abduction Case

    How to Win a Hague Convention Child Abduction Case
    by Jeremy D. MorleyAuthor of The Hague Abduction Convention: Practical Issues and Procedures for Family Lawyers,published by the American Bar Association.Here are some tips for attorneys and clients faced with instituting or defending child…
  • Dec 9

    Preventing Child Visits to India

    Preventing Child Visits to India
    Jeremy D. MorleyHaving represented numerous clients in international child custody matters concerning India, this author has been accepted on several occasions as an expert on international family law matters concerning India. The author is…
Rank this Week: 1069

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    More Developments for Same-sex Marriage (and Divorce) in Florida

    More Developments for Same-sex Marriage (and Divorce) in Florida
    This past summer, a Broward County judge ruled to strike down Florida’s same-sex marriage ban by issuing a decision to allow two women (legally married outside of Florida) to divorce within our state. This decision meant that Florida…
  • Dec 2

    Actor Wins Parental Rights to his Son after Two-year Battle

    Actor Wins Parental Rights to his Son after Two-year Battle
    Just because you are not married to the mother of your child does not mean that you do not wish to play a role in your child’s life. Unfortunately, in order to legally gain parental rights, you must take certain steps under the law in…
  • Nov 25

    Getting through the Holidays with Divorce

    Getting through the Holidays with Divorce
    Divorce is an emotionally difficult process for many people. As you approach the holiday season, the pain and flux of divorce is often magnified exponentially. The following are some tips for separated or divorcing individuals to get through…
Rank this Week: 3530

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/
Rank this Week: 4975

Family-In-Law

Family-In-Law

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

http://family-in-law.com/
  • Dec 15

    READ THIS ARTICLE IF YOU WANT TO STAY MARRIED!

    READ THIS ARTICLE IF YOU WANT TO STAY MARRIED!
    …Or if you want to read 300 words confusing correlation and causation. So the title may be nothing more than click-bait,  but that’s exactly what I’ve felt like ... The post READ THIS ARTICLE IF YOU WANT…
  • Dec 12

    Who Gets Spousal Maintenance Anymore, Anyway?

    Who Gets Spousal Maintenance Anymore, Anyway?
    In Search of the Elusive Spousal Maintenance Award (Case Law Round-Up December 1 and 8, 2014) I’m hardly the first to notice that spousal maintenance ... The post Who Gets Spousal Maintenance Anymore, Anyway? appeared first on…
  • Dec 5

    Discussing Disability: Defining “Child” for Custody and Parenting Time

    Discussing Disability: Defining “Child” for Custody and Parenting Time
    As the parent of a toddler, I read my fair share of who’s-my-mommy/ where’s-my-mommy picture books (the most anticlimactic plot known to children’s literature).  But there ... The post Discussing Disability:…
Rank this Week: 4293

PA Family Law Blog

PA Family Law Blog

Covers divorce and child custody. By the Martin Law Firm.

http://www.jbmartinlaw.com/blogs/family-law/
  • Dec 15

    Collaborative Divorce Becoming a Popular Option

    Collaborative Divorce Becoming a Popular Option
    The concept of a "collaborative divorce" is both a unique approach, as well as a unique process, when moving forward with an uncontested, no-fault divorce in Pennsylvania. As it sounds, a collaborative divorce is an option for those couples…
  • Dec 10

    Divorce and Taxes in Pennsylvania

    Divorce and Taxes in Pennsylvania
    There are many issues to take into consideration before proceeding with a divorce in Pennsylvania. If you have children, your primary concern may be the arrangement of custody and the amount of child support. If you have a primary residence,…
  • Nov 11

    What’s the Difference Between Divorce and an Annulment in PA?

    What’s the Difference Between Divorce and an Annulment in PA?
    Like any other divorce, an annulment effectively ends a marriage. However, the basis for an annulment in PA and the actual process you must go through to get one are very different. While the term "annulment" sounds much better than getting a…
Rank this Week: 3919

NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 85

DivorceSolicitor

DivorceSolicitor

Covers divorce, pre-nuptial agreements, and separation. By Lynne Bastow.

http://divorcesolicitor.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 15

    Cohabitation Right

    Cohabitation Right
    What rights do cohabiting couples have upon separation? It is very different to matrimonial law and at present the weaker party financially has to rely on land law, and if there are children, an application under the children act for the…
  • Oct 30

    Is It Worth getting a Pre Nuptial Agreement

    Is It Worth getting a Pre Nuptial Agreement
    Nobody wants to see a bride cry but YES it is worth getting a Pre Nuptial Agreement.Here's why:It is one of the factors that will be taken into account upon divorce.Is it decisive?No.However...If...1. Both parties have been given the…
  • Sep 15

    The Little Book of Divorce Question

    The Little Book of Divorce Question
      The Little Book of Divorce Questions  is available now on Amazon .In an agony of indecision?Can't decide whether to stay or go?Scared?Anxious?Unhappy?Making such a decision is usually choosing the least worst option.  It…
Rank this Week: 1845

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

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

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 14

    What is co-parenting counseling and why do we need it?

    What is co-parenting counseling and why do we need it?
    In custody cases where there is any amount of conflict, co-parenting counseling can help parents figure out how to adjust to their new custody situation.  In cases where each parent sees eye-to-eye and is able to clearly and calmly…
  • Dec 10

    We already have a custody order, is the court going to re-evaluate the custody factors?

    We already have a custody order, is the court going to re-evaluate the custody factors?
    As we discussed in detail during November 2014 on this blog, Pennsylvania courts are required to use a very specific list of factors when making custody decisions.  Most people are or quickly become aware of this when they enter into…
  • Dec 7

    How can I communicate more clearly with my child’s other parent?

    How can I communicate more clearly with my child’s other parent?
    During custody and divorce litigation, communication between parents often becomes heated and non-constructive, which is wholly ineffective, especially when trying to co-parent children.  As parents try to re-establish the ability to…
Rank this Week: 2862

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

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

http://heleneltaylor.com/blog/
  • Dec 14

    Is your spouse avoiding service?

    Is your spouse avoiding service?
    It isn’t uncommon for spouses to avoid service of the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage, Legal Separation or Domestic Partnership, Summons and/or Declaration Under Uniform Child Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act. Some hide in their…
  • Dec 7

    Can you fire a divorce lawyer? Should you?

    Can you fire a divorce lawyer? Should you?
    I’ve met men and women who paid $10,000s to $100,000s to attorneys they weren’t happy with. Some stayed with their lawyers because they were scared to leave or worried that changing lawyers would drive up costs and delay cases.…
  • Dec 3

    How to stop a California divorce

    How to stop a California divorce
    If you want to reconcile or remain married and your spouse doesn’t, unfortunately you can’t stop the legal process in California. Under California’s no-fault family laws, if one spouse wants a divorce the court must proceed…
Rank this Week: 119

Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

Covers Massachusetts law in the areas of family law, real estate, litigation, and other legal issues. By Alan Pransky.

http://massfamilylawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 14

    Child support agreements need court approval

    Child support agreements need court approval
    Previously, I wrote about the dangers of parents making an agreement for child support and not seeking approval from a court. A recent case, Zizza v. Zizza, from the Massachusetts Appellate Division (Oct. 27, 2014) is an example of the…
  • Dec 6

    How do you probate an estate in Massachusetts when you can't get a death certificate?

    How do you probate an estate in Massachusetts when you can't get a death certificate?
    Sometimes people die under circumstances where their body can't be found or can't be reached. Years ago I probated the estate of a man who sailed his boat into a hurricane and was never found. A few years ago there was a story in the news…
  • Nov 30

    Can a physically disabled adult child receive child support in Massachusetts?

    Can a physically disabled adult child receive child support in Massachusetts?
    Recently, the Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled in the case of Vaida v. Vaida, Mass. App. Ct. No. 13–P–1827 (November 6, 2014) that a father did not have to pay child support for his adult physically disabled child. At first…
Rank this Week: 4592

Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

Covers family law and mediation. By Law Office Of Darren M. Shapiro.

http://www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com/
  • Dec 13

    Can there be an annulment or a marriage be declared void in New York?

    Can there be an annulment or a marriage be declared void in New York?
    Yes, void marriages can be decreed a non-event or an annulment can be granted of a marriage if certain specific grounds are met. The law on annulments is contained in the New York Domestic Relations Law Article 9.  If someone was…
  • Dec 5

    Why am I a matrimonial, family law lawyer and divorce mediator?

    Why am I a matrimonial, family law lawyer and divorce mediator?
    My mission is to help the wronged, unhappy or injured get what is fair and right.  This is the initial draft of my “Why” as I discovered yesterday when doing an exercise at the annual training of the New York Association of…
  • Nov 28

    What free New York Divorce and Family Law resources are on the web?

    What free New York Divorce and Family Law resources are on the web?
    There are various resources out there free on the internet which are useful in practicing New York family law.  The New York statutes are one of the most important sources of information and are located in different places on the…
Rank this Week: 3126

Divorce Law Journal

Divorce Law Journal

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

http://louisvilledivorce.typepad.com/info/
  • Dec 12

    Published Family Law Opinion from Ky Court of Appeals Today

    Published Family Law Opinion from Ky Court of Appeals Today
    Farrar v. Farrar The parties’ Settlement Agreement included a provision for the sale of the marital residence. When husband rejected an offer for the purchase of such residence and asserted he intended to buy the home, the trial court…
  • Nov 14

    Ky Published Family Law Opinion from Court of Appeals Today

    Ky Published Family Law Opinion from Court of Appeals Today
    Lambe v. Weber The Appellate Court first addresses maintenance, holding that income should not be imputed to a spouse when her underemployment is not voluntary. In this case, the child’s medical needs prevented the mother from working.…
  • Oct 24

    Published UCCJEA Opinion from Ky Court of Appeals Today

    Published UCCJEA Opinion from Ky Court of Appeals Today
    Danaher v. Hopkins Trial court's denial of petition to register a foreign custody judgment was affirmed. A court must enforce a foreign judgment only when the issuing state had jurisdiciton under the UCCJEA. Because North Carolina did not…
Rank this Week: 414

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

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

http://mddivorcelawyers.com/legalcrier
  • Dec 12

    The Best of Times, the Worst of Time

    The Best of Times, the Worst of Time
    My oldest son entered high school this year.  He said he likes it.  He is very confident, outgoing and popular.  He takes after his mother. I told him I didn’t like high school very much.  I was shy, introverted and…
  • Dec 11

    The Person Who Leaves First, Lose

    The Person Who Leaves First, Lose
    I have a lawyer friend who likes to argue.  He has picked a good profession for it.  More than a few times, he has had an opposing counsel hang up on him in irritation and frustration. He doesn’t care.  Under his rules of…
  • Dec 4

    A Perfect Storn

    A Perfect Storn
    There is a perfect winter storm of depression brewing.  Got the blues?  You are not alone.  There are good reasons you may be feeling sad right now. Holiday Depression You may get depressed at this time of year because it…
Rank this Week: 623

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4290

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/
  • Dec 12

    PPO Restricting Respondent to Supervised Parenting Time Held Proper

    PPO Restricting Respondent to Supervised Parenting Time Held Proper
    In Song v Moore, an Oakland County case, the COA held that the trial court properly denied Respondent's Motion to Terminate or Modify a Personal Protection Order that limited him to supervised parenting time only with his adolescent son.
  • Dec 11

    Protection for Individuals with Profound Disabilitie

    Protection for Individuals with Profound Disabilitie
    There are no uniform data at the national level that provide us with a global picture of the prevalence and incidence of abuse and maltreatment of people who are severely disabled. We know these numbers are high. We also know that…
  • Dec 10

    Jurisdiction to make Initial Child Custody Determination

    Jurisdiction to make Initial Child Custody Determination
    Haffaker v Huffaker is a child custody dispute involving grandparents with a guardianship in Wayne County and parents who divorced in Utah . . . child born in Utah . . . presented the Court of Appeals (COA) with a unique opportunity to…
Rank this Week: 584

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Covers Florida family and criminal law.

http://jacksonvillecriminalandfamilylawyers.com/blog/
  • Dec 12

    Garner and Brown Protests – Possible Criminal Law Implications?

    Garner and Brown Protests – Possible Criminal Law Implications?
    Garner and Brown Protests There have been a lot of high profile protests lately. For months there have been nationwide protests over the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Now, the Garner protests in New York City have captured…
  • Dec 11

    3 Reasons to Hire an Experienced Jacksonville Trial Lawyer

    3 Reasons to Hire an Experienced Jacksonville Trial Lawyer
    Representing Yourself in Florida Family or Criminal Court One of the most common questions we get from friends and potential clients, particularly when it comes to Florida family law cases is “Can’t I do this myself?” The…
  • Nov 28

    What about Buster? Pets in Divorce

    What about Buster? Pets in Divorce
    For many, the family dog or cat or fish, is a part of the family and during a divorce (“dissolution of marriage” in Florida) neither spouse may want to give up the pet to the other. What happens to pets in divorce when…
Rank this Week: 4120

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
  • Dec 12

    The joy of supersedea

    The joy of supersedea
    A much younger family law colleague of mine texted me earlier this week, informing me that she was successful in her first attempt at supersedeas. After a testimonial hearing on a placement plan for a child in DSS custody, the family court…
  • Dec 3

    Supreme Court sets procedures for family court attorney fee award

    Supreme Court sets procedures for family court attorney fee award
    The December 3, 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court opinion in Buist v. Buist sets forth procedures to be used in setting attorney fee awards in family court cases. This opinion recognizes the difficulties of preserving fee award issues when…
  • Nov 23

    It only took forty-five day

    It only took forty-five day
    When, on October 6, 2014, in Rainey v. Bostic, 135 S.Ct. 286 (2014), the United States Supreme Court denied Virginia’s petition for certiorari in Bostic v. Schaefer, 760 F. 3d 352 (4th Cir. 2014), I predicted “it is only a…
Rank this Week: 1045

New Jersey Divorce Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3008

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
  • Dec 11

    FERGUSON: CALL TO ACTION OR EXCUSE?

    FERGUSON: CALL TO ACTION OR EXCUSE?
        Recent reports are that law students are demanding to postpone their exams as a result of the national tragedies in Ferguson and New York. Students who find it impossible to take tests because of news…
  • Dec 5

    Do my children need their own attorney?

    Do my children need their own attorney?
      In Maryland, the Court has the authority to appoint what is called a Best Interest Attorney.  What is that, you ask?  Well, it is the term used in our courts to categorize any of the various lawyers for children;…
  • Dec 5

    “You’re not allowed to ask that (yet)!”

    “You’re not allowed to ask that (yet)!”
      Understanding the new “ban the box” laws in Montgomery County and Prince George’s County             Most people would assume that the question, “do you…
Rank this Week: 4068