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Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

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

    Unmarried Couples and Inheritance Right

    Unmarried Couples and Inheritance Right
    E. Gary Spitko (Santa Clara University School of Law) has posted on SSRN Intestate Inheritance Rights for Unmarried Committed Partners: Lessons for U.S. Law Reform from the Scottish Experience Iowa Law Review (forthcoming). Here is the…
  • Aug 18

    Divorce-Relocation Dispute

    Divorce-Relocation Dispute
    From U.S. News & World Report: TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey Supreme Court ruling reverses a decades-old law and sets a new standard in the interest of children in divorce-relocation disputes. The court ruling Tuesday affects cases…
  • Aug 17

    Marriage Evolution

    Marriage Evolution
    From U.S. News & World Report: If you haven't read Icelandic Nobel Prize winner Halldor Laxness' book "Independent People," you need to pick it up right away and bring it with you to the beach. It is an unforgettable story...
Rank this Week: 128

Missouri Divorce and Family Law…

Missouri Divorce and Family Law Blog

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

http://familylaw.mwortmanlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 881

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Aug 19

    How to handle difficult people? Simple strategies starting with listening and understanding

    How to handle difficult people? Simple strategies starting with listening and understanding
    The ABA’s Law Practice Today offers advice on dealing with difficult people. Matt Potempa explains his top six tips (excerpt): 1. Listen. . . . Try to understand the source of their frustration while avoiding the temptation to interrupt…
  • Aug 5

    From pain to future: grieving into a new life

    From pain to future: grieving into a new life
    On Being shares an extraordinary letter offered up to a stranger, the “unknown friend.” Kao Kalia Yang writes (excerpt): From somewhere in the high heavens, the places I could not see, far beyond my gaze, there was a future…
  • Aug 1

    How to avoid raising spoiled kids: Just say no

    How to avoid raising spoiled kids: Just say no
    The New York Times reminds us of something the Rolling Stones told us years ago: “You can’t always get what you want/But if you try sometimes well you might find/You get what you need.” In today’s research, showing our…
Rank this Week: 987

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

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

    Will County Divorce: We Clarified Illinois Law on Retained Earning

    Will County Divorce: We Clarified Illinois Law on Retained Earning
    My law practice has been distinguished over the years by being a prominent advocate for parents and children, especially when there are complex and difficult clinical issues involved in child custody matters. Having been a member of the…
  • Jul 16

    Kane County Divorce Lawyer : Six reasons It’s Easy to be Trapped by a Narcissist

    Kane County Divorce Lawyer : Six reasons It’s Easy to be Trapped by a Narcissist
    In my practice, I have had the pleasure of representing many, many good and caring people. Many of these good people end up being entrapped into a relationship with a narcissist. This is part of the paradox: why do so many good and caring…
  • Jul 14

    Illinois Divorce Lawyer: Narcissists and Divorce

    Illinois Divorce Lawyer: Narcissists and Divorce
    Here’s a post from a perusal off of social media and high conflict divorce. This exchange may resonate with a lot of people: I need help. I have been married for 13 years. We have two wonderful sons. My husband had an affair that ended…
Rank this Week: 1659

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Aug 19

    The backstory

    The backstory
    I am in some doubt that anyone will be terribly interested in this, but I asked you for suggestions for blog posts and the only half serious one that has come back is a request for me to tell my story, and in particular the story of how I…
  • Aug 18

    Tip for anyone thinking of applying for a reporting restriction order…

    Tip for anyone thinking of applying for a reporting restriction order…
    Well, I’ve done my good deed for the day. This is about my only practically useful achievement this week as I have been mired in procrastination and diversionary tactics. In the course of doing some research for some writing about…
  • Aug 14

    Found. One mojo

    Found. One mojo
    I wrote rather un-inspiringly yesterday about the loss of all my Mojos. But look here, I found this lonely mojo languishing down the back of the sofa, nestled beside a fluff encrusted peanut and an awkward shaped piece of lego. Yes, I forgot…
Rank this Week: 1374

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/
  • Aug 18

    Spousal Caregivers of their infermed spouse are more likely to divorce

    Spousal Caregivers of their infermed spouse are more likely to divorce
    With a nationwide divorce rate still hovering around 40 percent (though it has been slowly declining for years), it is hard enough for committed relationships to survive in the long term. But estimates of the divorce rate for couples in which…
  • Aug 17

    Joanna krupa has settled both of her cases, the divorce and Granville suit

    Joanna krupa has settled both of her cases, the divorce and Granville suit
    having herself a big month — first she settled an ongoing lawsuit … and now she’s back on the market. Joanna’s marriage to Romain Zago is officially over … and it’s hard to imagine a divorce…
  • Aug 16

    Jesse Williams wife wants sole custody of their children

    Jesse Williams wife wants sole custody of their children
    Jesse William’s wife says he is a reckless parent who has fits of rage and worries he exposes their kids to a “revolving door” of women according to new, explosive divorce docs. Normally child custody determinations are…
Rank this Week: 688

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
  • Aug 18

    What do we mean by custody?

    What do we mean by custody?
    Parents come to my office wanting to litigate custody. Often they are not sure what it means but they know they want it. Terms like “sole custody,” “shared custody,” “joint custody,” and “primary…
  • Aug 14

    Was there wisdom in the “tender years” doctrine

    Was there wisdom in the “tender years” doctrine
    There is no doubt that the “tender years” doctrine–which favored granting mothers custody of young children–would not pass constitutional muster in the 21st century. Such gender based classifications cannot survive…
  • Aug 10

    Two recent interesting unpublished family law opinion

    Two recent interesting unpublished family law opinion
    I rarely blog about unpublished opinions because even when they are interesting, and even when they should have been published, they rarely do anything other than restate legal principals that have been established in published opinions.…
Rank this Week: 499

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Cross-Appeals: Timing is Everything

    Cross-Appeals: Timing is Everything
    Jennifer A. Crissman, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group                Timing, as they say, is everything, and if you are appealing an Order in North Carolina, this is…
  • Aug 16

    “To Pay or Not to Pay”

    “To Pay or Not to Pay”
    By: Ben N. Neece, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group             At the heart of many family law related disputes lie arguably the most difficult decisions regarding the children and…
  • Aug 9

    Child support – College issues and IRS question

    Child support – College issues and IRS question
    Dear Carolyn, My daughter just graduated from high school, and she is college bound.  Her father and I divorced three years ago.  Her father paid child support, but I understand child support is ending now as she is already…
Rank this Week: 976

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/
  • Aug 18

    Why Divorce Mediation Is Better Than Litigation

    Why Divorce Mediation Is Better Than Litigation
    The decision on whether one should settle your divorce case through mediation or litigation will depend on individual circumstances of every case. There are many cases when the two parties can sit together and negotiate their settlement…
  • Aug 17

    Issues Related To Retirement Benefits and Divorce

    Issues Related To Retirement Benefits and Divorce
    The entire divorce process is quite a complicated one as there are various issues to be handled and sorted out such as distributing marital assets, parenting plans, custody issues along with the emotional trauma a spouse may go through during…
  • Aug 16

    These Are The Emotional Phases of Divorce

    These Are The Emotional Phases of Divorce
    No two people react the same way to their divorce. However, there are certain emotional phases everyone goes through while experiencing their divorce. There are certain phases that could be as painful as the feeling when a dear one passes…
Rank this Week: 837

McDevitt Law Office

McDevitt Law Office

Covers estate planning and family law in Virginia.

http://www.mcdevittlaw.net/blog-index/
  • Aug 18

    Estate planning for the single parent

    Estate planning for the single parent
    There are some estate planning issues that single parents are advised to consider when planning for the financial future of their children. Among them is the selection of a guardian who will raise their children in the event the parent dies…
  • Jun 26

    The financial effects of divorce

    The financial effects of divorce
    Divorce can be an extremely devastating experience, both emotionally and financially. According to some researchers, divorced spouses would, on average, require a 30 percent rise in their income to retain the same standard of living that they…
  • Jun 12

    Military benefits at issue in divorce

    Military benefits at issue in divorce
    The Supreme Court recently heard a case concerning family law and military benefits in which there was a disagreement between divorced spouses regarding the wife’s share of the husband’s military retirement pay. John Howell spent…
Rank this Week: 1196

The Blog About All Things Family

The Blog About All Things Family

Discusses family law issues including divorce, child support, child custody, order enforcements, and adoptions. By Welsh Law, PLLC.

http://welsh-lawfirm.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    When is Mediation Necessary

    When is Mediation Necessary
    I’ve been getting telephone calls for mediation lately and some of them have been confusing. Some people have called and said we have worked out all of our differences and we just need to mediate so we can get divorced. Others call…
  • Jun 16

    Property Division in Divorce

    Property Division in Divorce
    I have had several people say, “isn’t it split 50/50? Why do we need to do discovery then?” This is a myth. Yes, a Judge is likely going to get close to a 50/50 division in most cases, however, depending on the facts of your…
  • May 15

    It’s All In The Agreement!

    It’s All In The Agreement!
    I like chocolate chip cookie dough. She likes chocolate chip cookies. Instead of baking ALL of the cookies, there is always a little bit of cookie dough left over for me (or my kids if they find out about it). When going through a divorce…
Rank this Week: 2663

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
  • Aug 18

    Can a Drunk Person Enter Into a Contract?

    Can a Drunk Person Enter Into a Contract?
    People who are intoxicated often make bad decisions, including signing contracts they may regret when the hangover kicks in. Can they simply claim intoxication and get out of the deal? The short answer: maybe. One of the four essential…
  • Aug 16

    6 Ways to Streamline Evidence

    6 Ways to Streamline Evidence
    Juries usually base their verdicts on a small number of crucial points. But lawyers tend to offer as much evidence as possible, believing this will make their case more convincing or fearing they’ll leave something out. Finding the fine…
  • Aug 14

    Revocation-on-Divorce Statute May Have Retroactive Reach

    Revocation-on-Divorce Statute May Have Retroactive Reach
    When the marriage is over, former spouses usually want their property to go somewhere else when they die. At least the revocation-on-divorce statute assumes this is so and renders transfers made to the other spouse null and void. The statute…
Rank this Week: 359

Michigan Divorce Lawyers Blog

Michigan Divorce Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigandivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Dividing up the marital home

    Dividing up the marital home
    Below is a link to an article that discusses the mortgage ramifications of filing for divorce.  It is important to understand the difference between removing your name from the deed, and removing yourself from the liability of the…
  • Aug 14

    How to prepare for a divorce.

    How to prepare for a divorce.
    Many people contact our office and ask, “how do I prepare for a divorce?” If you are contemplating filing for divorce, there are a few things you can do to put yourself in the most favorable position. 1.) Prepare a financial…
  • Dec 19

    How are retirement accounts divided in divorce?

    How are retirement accounts divided in divorce?
    For many couples, the bulk of their assets are located in retirement accounts. The division of these assets, and the tax consequences associated with such, is a significant concern. Generally, you are entitled to half of the marital portion…
Rank this Week: 1979

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/
  • Aug 18

    Paternal Grandparents Petition for Visitation Granted Over Divorced Arizona Mother’s Objection

    Paternal Grandparents Petition for Visitation Granted Over Divorced Arizona Mother’s Objection
    Paternal grandparents’ visitation rights following Arizona divorce involved best interests of two grandchildren and mother’s refusal of access. Having properly accorded special weight to mother’s objection to grandparent…
  • Aug 4

    Why Arizona Marital Presumption of Paternity Law Only Applies to Men

    Why Arizona Marital Presumption of Paternity Law Only Applies to Men
    Arizona marital presumption of paternity statute is gender-specific, applies only to men, and cannot be rewritten by the court to apply to women; there is Read More The post Why Arizona Marital Presumption of Paternity Law Only Applies to Men…
  • Jul 22

    Prior Convictions Are an Element of Felony Shoplifting in Arizona Law

    Prior Convictions Are an Element of Felony Shoplifting in Arizona Law
    Prior convictions are an element of the crime of felony shoplifting in Arizona law; shoplifting priors are not sentencing enhancements therefore bifurcating the trial was Read More The post Prior Convictions Are an Element of Felony…
Rank this Week: 2530

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative…

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative Law Firm

Covers collaborative divorce, family law, and mediation. By Adam B. Cordover.

http://familydiplomacy.com/blog
  • Aug 18

    Cordover & Gaies Present on LGBTQ Families & Relationship

    Cordover & Gaies Present on LGBTQ Families & Relationship
    On August 11, 2017, psychologist and collaborative facilitator Jeremy Gaies joined collaborative attorney and mediator Adam B. Cordover to present on the topic of “LGBTQ Relationships:  The New Family and Out-of-Court Dispute…
  • Aug 8

    Pensacola Introductory & Advanced Collaborative Training November 2-4

    Pensacola Introductory & Advanced Collaborative Training November 2-4
    Did you know that there was a major change to Chapter 61 of the Florida Statutes regarding Collaborative Family Law?  Are you confident that you can competently abide by Florida’s new Collaborative Law Rule of Professional Conduct…
  • Jul 25

    New Chief Judge for Second District Court of Appeal

    New Chief Judge for Second District Court of Appeal
    The Honorable Edward C. LaRose has been elected Chief Judge of Florida’s Second District Court of Appeals.  The Second District hears appeals from most of the Tampa Bay area, including Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Pasco Counties.…
Rank this Week: 2445

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • Aug 18

    Photo of the Week: Smoky Mountain Black Bear Hide and Seek, Part 2

    Photo of the Week: Smoky Mountain Black Bear Hide and Seek, Part 2
    Information provided by K.O. Herston: Knoxville, Tennessee Divorce and Family-Law Attorney.Filed under: Photography Tagged: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Photography, Wildlife Photography
  • Aug 16

    A New Strategy for Collecting Child Support: Debt Forgivene

    A New Strategy for Collecting Child Support: Debt Forgivene
    This article by J.B. Wogan in Governing is interesting. A New Strategy for Collecting Child Support: Debt Forgiveness Officials in Westchester County, N.Y., want to help low-income fathers who are behind in their child support payments.…
  • Aug 14

    Transitional Alimony Converted to Alimony in Futuro in Clarksville, Tennessee Divorce: Roby v. Roby

    Transitional Alimony Converted to Alimony in Futuro in Clarksville, Tennessee Divorce: Roby v. Roby
    Facts: Husband and Wife divorced after 30 years of marriage. During much of the marriage, Wife was a homemaker and stay-at-home parent. At the time of divorce, Husband earned $113,000 per year while Wife earned $32,000 per year. After equally…
Rank this Week: 391

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Alimony, Remarriage, and Live-in Relationships in Florida

    Alimony, Remarriage, and Live-in Relationships in Florida
    Alimony, spousal support, and spousal maintenance all refer to money paid by one ex-spouse to another after a divorce. The idea behind alimony is that, if one spouse depended on the other financially during the marriage, that spouse cannot…
  • Aug 16

    Child Custody Cases and the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program

    Child Custody Cases and the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program
    In Florida, children rarely testify in court. Even when the children are old enough to provide useful testimony, judges always avoid having minors testify in family law cases unless there is no other alternative. Divorce and custody battles…
  • Jul 6

    Child Custody, Domestic Violence, and the Hague Convention

    Child Custody, Domestic Violence, and the Hague Convention
    When a court is called upon to create a parenting plan and a time-sharing schedule, the court is required to consider the factors found in Florida Statute 61.13(3). The best interests of the minor children involved in the proceeding should…
Rank this Week: 643

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1106

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

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

    Absurdities and misconception

    Absurdities and misconception
    My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog were mostly about dealing with absurdities and putting right misconceptions. They included:The absurd notion that I’m biased against fathers - Putting…
  • Aug 13

    News Essentials: 14th August 2017

    News Essentials: 14th August 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSSupreme Court to consider applications to vary periodical payments orders under MCA s31(7)Permission given to husband to appeal by Mills v Mills. Full story:…
  • Aug 10

    Mostly about child support...

    Mostly about child support...
    Child support was the dominant topic amongst my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog, which included:Repeat after me: child support and contact are two separate issues! - The myth that keeps raising its…
Rank this Week: 411

Hook Law Center Blog

Hook Law Center Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Virginia.

https://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    Preventing Dementia and Cognitive Decline

    Preventing Dementia and Cognitive Decline
    The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NAS) have recently published a report which indicates that it may be possible to prevent dementia and age-related cognitive decline. Just seven years ago, scientists were unwilling…
  • Aug 11

    Beware of Public Benefits: The Cautionary Tale of Overpayment

    Beware of Public Benefits: The Cautionary Tale of Overpayment
    Recently, I have seen an increase in the number of notices from the Social Security Administration and the Department of Medical Assistance Services relating to benefits received by a person not eligible to receive benefits any longer due to…
  • Aug 7

    The Importance of Re-evaluating Your Estate Plan

    The Importance of Re-evaluating Your Estate Plan
    For decades, estate planners have drafted estate plans around the federal estate tax, looking for ways to minimize or avoid the payment of estate taxes on death. Because the estate tax exemption amount was as low as $600,000 as recently as…
Rank this Week: 2693

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.santarosafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 17

    Terminating a Registered Domestic Partnership

    Terminating a Registered Domestic Partnership
    How does one go about terminating a registered domestic partnership in California? When termination of the relationship is the only option, couples who are registered as domestic partners experience not only the emotional devastation common…
  • Jun 19

    Transmutation of Property Under California Law

    Transmutation of Property Under California Law
    Transmutation of assets and debts in a California divorce. One of the most difficult aspects facing divorcing couples, aside from issues of child support and child visitation, is the issue of division of property. Some of the most contentious…
  • May 12

    Determining Child Custody and Visitation Through Mediation

    Determining Child Custody and Visitation Through Mediation
    Determining Child Custody and Visitation Through Mediation. No parent wants to have to fight for time with his or her children. In an ideal world, parents would see their children as often as possible and would never disagree about what is…
Rank this Week: 1928

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/
  • Aug 17

    4 Simple Tips for Removing Stress from Shared Expenses and Reimbursement

    4 Simple Tips for Removing Stress from Shared Expenses and Reimbursement
    4 Simple Tips for Removing Stress from Shared Expenses and Reimbursements As a divorced parent, you may have encountered lots of confusion and stress when working with your co-parent to figure out how best to handle shared expenses and…
  • Aug 15

    Be Kind to Yourself: Social Media + Coparenting

    Be Kind to Yourself: Social Media + Coparenting
    Be Kind to Yourself: Social Media + Coparenting Facebook revealed last year that their users spent an average of 50 minutes per day scrolling through their feeds. As busy coparents, you may have less opportunity than the average…
  • Aug 10

    7 Strategies to Overcome Conflict in Co-Parenting

    7 Strategies to Overcome Conflict in Co-Parenting
    7 Strategies to Overcome Conflict in Co-Parenting Overcoming conflict is often easier said than done between two individuals who have divorced or separated. Ending the relationship may have provided some relief to the conflict between the…
Rank this Week: 299

Kentucky Law Blog

Kentucky Law Blog

Covers Kentucky family, criminal and business law. By Gatlin Voelker, PLLC.

http://www.gatlinvoelker.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    Can polygraph test results be used in your favor?

    Can polygraph test results be used in your favor?
    Most readers would agree that family life, in general, can get very messy at times. In fact, the face of family life in America has vastly changed through recent decades. It's no longer a given that households contain married mothers...
  • Aug 10

    Making the most of your divorce mediation?

    Making the most of your divorce mediation?
    If you and your spouse have decided that divorce is the best option to solve relationship conflict, you may have already considered mediation. With an objective point-of-view intervening in important decisions and offering a neutral…
  • Aug 7

    What is drug court?

    What is drug court?
    In Kentucky, if you are charged with a drug-related crime, you may have the option to attend Drug Court. At Gatlin Voelker PLLC, we often work with people who are going through Drug Court. Not everyone will get this option,...
Rank this Week: 2551

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: 2711

Family Law Advisor Blog

Family Law Advisor Blog

By GoransonBain.

https://www.gbfamilylaw.com/articles/
  • Aug 17

    Family Law Attorney Esther R. Donald Named Partner at GoransonBain

    Family Law Attorney Esther R. Donald Named Partner at GoransonBain
    When a person is faced with one of life’s most difficult situations, Esther R. Donald enters with compassion and strength. Donald has determinedly pushed for the right solutions for her clients combining her proven legal expertise and…
  • Jun 14

    Giving Your Children Your Best During Divorce

    Giving Your Children Your Best During Divorce
    I’ve seen countless families transition through divorce. I’ve seen families handle their divorce well and I’ve seen families cycle downward into crisis. Some parents are so hurt and wounded that it is all they could do to…
  • May 25

    Allocating Parental Rights in Divorce

    Allocating Parental Rights in Divorce
    One important aspect of every divorce with children is allocating the parental rights between the parents. During a marriage, both parents presumptively make decisions for their children together. After a divorce, parental decision making…
Rank this Week: 3170

Kaminetzky & Associates, P.C. Blog

Kaminetzky & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers New York family law.

http://www.kaminetzkylaw.com/category/divorce-law/
  • Aug 17

    How I Practice: An Interview with the New York State Bar Association

    How I Practice: An Interview with the New York State Bar Association
    I am very honored to have had the opportunity to sit down with the New York State Bar Association and share how I practice law and organize my business. NYSBA has wonderful resources on their site, including the How I Practice section, which…
  • Aug 11

    What is a QDRO?

    What is a QDRO?
    A QDRO is a qualified domestic relations order. This is an order regarding retirement accounts. In a divorce, retirement accounts are frequently the subject of equitable distribution. Each party would be entitled to their marital share of the…
  • Jul 14

    What is the Difference between Legal Advice and Legal Information? How does that Affect the Mediators’ Role?

    What is the Difference between Legal Advice and Legal Information? How does that Affect the Mediators’ Role?
    People often ask: how do you reconcile the role of the mediator and the role of the attorney when you are doing mediation? When doing a mediation, the mediators’ role is to help the people decide for themselves what course of action…
Rank this Week: 1840

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/
  • Aug 16

    How Do New York Courts Deal with Out-of-State Custody Orders?

    How Do New York Courts Deal with Out-of-State Custody Orders?
    After a divorce is finalized, the former husband and wife will go their separate ways. When the former couple has children together, this may result in one of the parents leaving the state with the children. While the state overseeing the…
  • Aug 7

    Opening Statements in Child Custody Trial

    Opening Statements in Child Custody Trial
    Child custody trials can be very challenging experiences for every individual involved. After all, they require the court to consider the best interests of a child when moving forward after a divorce case. An important element to remember is…
  • Jul 28

    Cross Examination in Child Custody Trials and Hearing

    Cross Examination in Child Custody Trials and Hearing
    When it comes to pursuing the best interests of a child in the case of “child custody” there are many different paths for an individual to choose. For instance, some partners considering divorce who must think about child custody…
Rank this Week: 1146

New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

By Bruce Provda.

http://www.nydivorcefirm.com/blog
  • Aug 16

    Splitting After Sixty

    Splitting After Sixty
    A ‘legal divorce’ was unheard of among people over sixty just one generation ago. Most people of that age obtained an “Irish divorce” if anything. Couples with marital issues remained married but lived separate lives.…
  • Aug 4

    Divorce After 50 Years Of Marriage

    Divorce After 50 Years Of Marriage
    The majority of divorces occur within the first 10 years of the wedding but today, people are getting divorced even after decades of living together. It has been typically observed that once a marriage is in its second decade, or if there are…
  • Jul 20

    Divorcing in New York — Take a Vacation

    Divorcing in New York — Take a Vacation
    Hollywood celebrities marry and divorce and re-marry with regularity. Many Tinsel Town couplings don’t last as long as the star’s last movie. The latest to untie the knot unhappily is a star New York housewife and her…
Rank this Week: 850

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Aug 16

    Family Law Lawyer Creates Fake Accounts for Opposing Counsel

    Family Law Lawyer Creates Fake Accounts for Opposing Counsel
    Two busy family law lawyers in Illinois, Michelle Mosby-Scott and Drew R. Quitschau spent hours sparring in court as opposing counsel on dozens of cases. However, their professional relationship became complicated, even sinister, when Ms.…
  • Aug 1

    Should Canadian Judges Wearing “Trump” Attire be Disciplined?

    Should Canadian Judges Wearing “Trump” Attire be Disciplined?
    Is discipline in order for an Ontario judge who went shopping wearing a “Make American Great Again” t-shirt? What about a judge sitting in court the day after the American election wearing a baseball cap with the same logo? Local…
  • Jul 21

    Zealous Advocacy or Abuse of Process?

    Zealous Advocacy or Abuse of Process?
    This week two Vancouver lawyers were excoriated by a Supreme Court Justice because of the tactics they employed in a case involving the proposed adoption of a young Metis child, referred to as SS. (A.S. v. British Columbia (Director Of Child,…
Rank this Week: 476

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2537

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

Covers current events in divorce. By John E. Harding.

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Aug 16

    Harding & Associates Family Law attorney named to 2018 Best Lawyers™ list

    Harding & Associates Family Law attorney named to 2018 Best Lawyers™ list
    Pleasanton, CA, August 16, 2017 — Harding & Associates Family Law is pleased to announce that John Harding has been included in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has…
  • Aug 3

    Divorce Recovery

    Divorce Recovery
    3 Tips to Help You Recover from Divorce Your anger, confusion, feeling lost, and frustration is to be expected at this time. But you can also to think of how to emerge from this difficult place. Please click here to learn more.
  • Jul 27

    John Harding Named as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Northern California

    John Harding Named as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Northern California
    San Francisco Magazine and Super Lawyers have name Harding & Associates Family Law principal John Harding to their list of the Top 100 Lawyers in Northern California. This is a rare honor, and a reflection on the hard work and dedication…
Rank this Week: 1325

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/
  • Aug 16

    Trusts and Divorce

    Trusts and Divorce
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: ” I’m considering separating from my spouse; what actions should I refrain from doing?” No, we are not talking about trust, the bond of confidence…
  • Aug 9

    Divorce and the impact on your Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)

    Divorce and the impact on your Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: ” I’m considering separating from my spouse; what actions should I refrain from doing?” Divorce can impact a number of aspects of your life. Though most…
  • Aug 2

    How to Avoid Tax Trouble During Divorce

    How to Avoid Tax Trouble During Divorce
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What happens when a person’s income is not guaranteed and fluctuates from year to year”. When you are dealing with a divorce, it can be hard to feel…
Rank this Week: 1019

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com
  • Aug 16

    New Hope for Foster Care

    New Hope for Foster Care
    Adoption is an excellent form of creating a family for those affected by infertility. This post focuses specifically on foster care adoption. There are more than 110,000 children in the foster care system, but nearly 20,000 of these children…
  • Jul 26

    Celebrity Surrogacy Update!

    Celebrity Surrogacy Update!
    Many people know Cristiano Ronaldo from his excellent soccer skills, but few know he just became a father to twins through the help of a gestational surrogate! The surrogate gave birth just outside of San Diego, California to a girl and a boy…
  • Jul 19

    Attorneys Michele Jackson and Katherine Schwartz to Present CLE at Indiana State Bar Association Brown Bag Serie

    Attorneys Michele Jackson and Katherine Schwartz to Present CLE at Indiana State Bar Association Brown Bag Serie
    Harden Jackson attorneys Michele Jackson and Katherine Schwartz will present the CLE “Hoosier Baby? An Intro to Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Law in Indiana on July 28th, 2017 from 12:00 PM-1:00 PM as part of the Indiana State…
Rank this Week: 1638

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/
Rank this Week: 1175

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/
  • Aug 16

    Business records of a marital household – exception to hearsay

    Business records of a marital household – exception to hearsay
    In family law cases, issues often arise regarding the admissibility of records that are maintained by a spouse or the household, like bank statements or children’s school records. Hearsay rules might seem to prevent admissibility of…
  • Aug 11

    Interim attorneys fees in divorce with no children

    Interim attorneys fees in divorce with no children
    I get questions pretty frequently from other lawyers that I mentor about how to request and get interim attorneys fees while a divorce is pending when there’s no kids. (The standard for awarding interim attorneys fees in a…
  • Aug 2

    Trend to 50/50 access in Texa

    Trend to 50/50 access in Texa
    What’s up with the trend to 50/50 parenting time in Texas? How is child support fixed when there is equal parenting time? What are some ways that 50/50 works? See it all in my video blog today.… Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 2240

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Covers family and injury law, estate planning and medical malpractice. By Martin Heller Potempa & Sheppard, PLLC.

http://www.tennesseeattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 15

    Beneficiary’s Death Complicates Administration of Tennessee Estate

    Beneficiary’s Death Complicates Administration of Tennessee Estate
    When a beneficiary under a will has died before the testator has passed away, the devise to the beneficiary is known as a lapsed gift.  In some cases, this may complicate the probate administration proceedings.  In a July 25, 2017…
  • Aug 15

    Tennessee Court Awards Long-Term Alimony to Wife After Thirty-Year Marriage End

    Tennessee Court Awards Long-Term Alimony to Wife After Thirty-Year Marriage End
    Spouses who divorce after a lengthy marriage may have disputes related to a sudden change in income or other financial concerns.  The Court of Appeals of Tennessee considered the issue of transitional alimony in an August 1, 2017…
  • Aug 1

    Tennessee Court Examines Damages Awarded to Plaintiff in Car Accident Appeal

    Tennessee Court Examines Damages Awarded to Plaintiff in Car Accident Appeal
    Accident victims may be able to recover compensation for different kinds of economic and non-economic loss in a negligence claim.  In a July 14, 2017 case, the Court of Appeals of Tennessee reviewed a jury award of damages to a…
Rank this Week: 1094

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Aug 15

    7 Of The Strangest Causes Of Divorce

    7 Of The Strangest Causes Of Divorce
    There are numerous factors that can influence a couple’s decision to divorce. The usual reasons are familiar. Finances are often a source of contention. Often there are disagreements over how to raise the children. Or maybe a couple…
  • Aug 14

    The Effect Of Annulment On Property Division

    The Effect Of Annulment On Property Division
    Question: My spouse and I are considering getting an annulment. How could that affect the division of property? Answer: I am not licensed to practice in your state and therefore cannot provide legal advice, but I can give some general tips…
  • Aug 10

    Strategies To Conquer Divorce-Related Anxiety

    Strategies To Conquer Divorce-Related Anxiety
    One of the most common side effects of divorce is a dramatic increase in anxiety. Feeling anxious during divorce is understandable. The entire process can hit you like a tsunami as your life undergoes such drastic changes. While this is a…
Rank this Week: 80

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/
  • Aug 15

    Don’t SaaS me! – What exactly is Software-as-a-Service?

    Don’t SaaS me! – What exactly is Software-as-a-Service?
    In an era of ever expanding uses for our smart devices, we know that we rely to some extent upon cloud based services. (I almost said smartphones until I responded to a text on my Huawei Watch while typing that sentence). These come in many…
  • Aug 1

    A Legal Victory for Farmers (Part 2)

    A Legal Victory for Farmers (Part 2)
    I recently discussed an important victory for farmers in the case of Branton v. Nicholas Meat, LLC. The Branton case also had another interesting discussion that should help all agricultural operations, even those that do not generate or use…
  • Jul 28

    A Legal Victory for Farmers (Part 1)

    A Legal Victory for Farmers (Part 1)
    Pennsylvania Courts just announced an important victory for farmers in the case of Branton v. Nicholas Meat, LLC. This case helps farmers that generate and use food processing waste (“FPW”).  It also helps any agricultural…
Rank this Week: 1027

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/
  • Aug 15

    Court of Appeals Allows Attorney Fees in Indiana Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Court of Appeals Allows Attorney Fees in Indiana Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    Nothing is more devastating than the loss of a child, especially when it occurs because of another person’s negligence, or the failure to use reasonable care.  Recently, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled that Indiana’s Child…
  • Aug 1

    Indiana Drunk Driving Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed After Teen Die

    Indiana Drunk Driving Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed After Teen Die
    The parents of a teen killed in a drunk driving accident in Muncie have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the motorist accused of killing him. The negligence lawsuit comes little more than a year after the defendant was convicted of…
  • Jul 19

    Gary Truck Accident Lawsuit Claims Trucking Company Negligent

    Gary Truck Accident Lawsuit Claims Trucking Company Negligent
    Liability will be a hotly disputed issue in a recently filed Indiana truck accident lawsuit. According to NWI.com, the lawsuit was filed on behalf of a 35-year-old man with autism who suffered significant brain damage and multiple…
Rank this Week: 628

Bergen County Divorce Attorney…

Bergen County Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Leopold Law.

https://www.bergencountydivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 15

    Additional Child Support and Alimony in New Jersey

    Additional Child Support and Alimony in New Jersey
    In a recent New Jersey alimony case, a father appealed from three post-judgment orders requiring him to pay additional alimony and additional child support from 2010-2013 in line with a marital settlement agreement. The couple had divorced in…
  • Aug 15

    New Jersey Divorce Order Restricting Wife From Taking Child Out of the Country

    New Jersey Divorce Order Restricting Wife From Taking Child Out of the Country
    In a recent New Jersey divorce decision, an ex-wife appealed from aspects of a divorce judgment that concluded her marriage of five and a half years. The couple had married in 2006 and had a five-year-old daughter. The husband was a…
  • Aug 3

    Remarriage and Limited Durational Alimony in New Jersey

    Remarriage and Limited Durational Alimony in New Jersey
    In a recent New Jersey alimony decision, a couple entered into a marital settlement agreement that gave them limited durational alimony of $120,000 per year for five years, paid out in installments of $10,000 per month, and included waivers…
Rank this Week: 2337

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Aug 14

    Resources Domestic Violence Victims Can Use to Escape Their Marriage

    Resources Domestic Violence Victims Can Use to Escape Their Marriage
    Before you can divorce your abusive spouse, you might need to get yourself out of your home and into a healthy mental and physical state. You can do this by making use of the resources available to you provided by the Illinois Coalition…
  • Aug 9

    Determining If Mediation Is Right for Your Divorce

    Determining If Mediation Is Right for Your Divorce
    If your marriage has reached the point where divorce is inevitable, do not assume that a lengthy court battle has to be part of your divorce. You and your spouse could be good candidates for mediation, which will make the divorce process…
  • Jul 27

    Immigrant Status and Illinois Family Law Issue

    Immigrant Status and Illinois Family Law Issue
    In the wake of recent political upheavals, it is becoming common to encounter instances when family law questions and concerns acquire an immigration element. Many U.S. citizens hold dual citizenship or are married to foreign nationals. Their…
Rank this Week: 413

The Martin Law Firm, P.C Blog

The Martin Law Firm, P.C Blog

Covers divorce and child custody.

http://jbmartinlaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 14

    Do I Need a Reason to Get Divorced in Pennsylvania?

    Do I Need a Reason to Get Divorced in Pennsylvania?
    Some couples – or at least one of the spouses in the couple – simply fall out of love and cannot find ways to keep the marriage going that serves each other’s needs. When asked specifically why they want to get a divorce,…
  • Aug 8

    How Is Marital Property Divided in Pennsylvania?

    How Is Marital Property Divided in Pennsylvania?
    In preparing for a divorce, one of the most significant financial – and often emotional – issues you will need to address is what happens to the marital property, and specifically which spouse will walk away with what property.…
  • Jul 10

    How Can I Modify My Child Support Payment in PA?

    How Can I Modify My Child Support Payment in PA?
    Under Pennsylvania law, both parents are required to support their child until the child reaches 18 (or longer in some cases), but a parent can seek to modify a child support payment in the months and years following an initial child support…
Rank this Week: 1951

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas family law issues. By Guest & Gray.

http://www.dallasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3942

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Aug 14

    Divorce & The Younger Child

    Divorce & The Younger Child
    “Mom and Dad are getting a divorce.” To children, this statement can mean all different things depending on one thing – their age. For example, a baby or toddler would have no idea what this means. A fifth grader may be…
  • Aug 8

    Divorce: Should You Ditch the House?

    Divorce: Should You Ditch the House?
    If you’re getting a divorce and you own a home, you could have mixed emotions about the house. With California’s housing prices, the marital home can be a huge asset, but it’s also an ongoing expense – think…
  • Aug 1

    Same-Sex Parenting Today

    Same-Sex Parenting Today
    According to the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), “Studies estimate that between 1 and 9 million children in the United States have at least one parent who is lesbian or gay.” The AAMFT goes on…
Rank this Week: 212

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • Aug 14

    Duties of a Houston Divorce Lawyer

    Duties of a Houston Divorce Lawyer
    Michael Busby Even if your marriage has failed, your life has to go on. This calls for a logical analysis and conclusion of divorce proceedings. A Houston divorce lawyer has his work clearly cut. He will not only be your legal counselor, but…
  • Aug 7

    Is there anything you can do to influence the court in your favor?

    Is there anything you can do to influence the court in your favor?
    Michael Busby A judge in a divorce court has seen it all. He or she has seen the drama queens, the crocodile tears, the acting, the anger and foul temper…all of it. Few things will faze a Houston family law judge. In fact, most of them…
  • Aug 1

    Houston Divorce Court Staff

    Houston Divorce Court Staff
    Michael Busby If your Houston divorce lawyer has not already told you the staff that you will encounter in the divorce court, the list below can be informative. It is important to know the role of each of these people. They will be the people…
Rank this Week: 439