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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/
  • May 5

    Real-World Readiness Conference

    Real-World Readiness Conference
    This conference will take place at Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas, from June 9-11, 2016. The Institute for Law Teaching and Learning 2016 summer conference will address the many ways that law schools are preparing…
  • May 5

    Georgia Governor OKs State Funds for Anti-Abortion Center

    Georgia Governor OKs State Funds for Anti-Abortion Center
    From ABC News: Georgia can give state money to "pregnancy resource centers" that offer medical and other services to pregnant women while discouraging them from getting abortions, under legislation signed Tuesday by Republican Gov.…
  • May 4

    Germany Expresses Regret Over Failure to Stop Child Abuse at Nazi Nurse's Commune

    Germany Expresses Regret Over Failure to Stop Child Abuse at Nazi Nurse's Commune
    From NBC News: Germany's foreign ministry acknowledged Tuesday that its diplomats "looked away" and failed to prevent child abuse at a commune founded by a Nazi pedophile in Chile. Paul Schaefer — a Nazi nurse who became a…
Rank this Week: 170

Minnesota Divorce and Family Law…

Minnesota Divorce and Family Law Blog

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

http://divorcelawyermn.com/minnesota-divorce-blog/
  • May 5

    In the Matter of Oberg v. Bradley

    In the Matter of Oberg v. Bradley
    (Filed August 3, 2015) (Court of Appeals) Respondent Mother obtained an Order for Protection against Appellant Father from the district court on behalf of the parties’ minor son after the district court admitted the son’s…
  • Apr 21

    In the Matter of Dakota County and Floding v. Gillespie

    In the Matter of Dakota County and Floding v. Gillespie
    (Filed July 22, 2015) (Supreme Court) Appellant Mother, who was receiving child support from Respondent Father, began receiving Social Security dependent benefits upon Respondent’s retirement. The child support magistrate granted…
  • Mar 18

    Possible Changes to Child Support Guideline

    Possible Changes to Child Support Guideline
    There are two bills that have been introduced in the Minnesota Legislature.  One would establish a permanent advisory committee on child support guidelines. The other one is a bigger substantive change.  Child support would be…
Rank this Week: 2662

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • May 5

    Graduation Do’s and Don’t

    Graduation Do’s and Don’t
    By Kristina Pisano, Blog Writer, Woodruff Family Law Group On Thursday, May 5 I graduate from the University of North Carolina Greensboro! I am so excited and can’t wait for my close friends and family to watch as I finally get my…
  • May 4

    Mother’s Day in the Triad

    Mother’s Day in the Triad
    By Kristina Pisano, Blog Writer, Woodruff Family Law Group It is a day to honor your best friend, your hero and your number one fan, your mom! Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8, and the Triad offers many ways to help you celebrate that…
  • Apr 28

    Make Them Think It’s Luck, Part 2 of 2

    Make Them Think It’s Luck, Part 2 of 2
    By Diana Westrick, Legal Assistant, Woodruff Family Law Group Have you ever noticed that what you are thinking does not always translate into what you are trying to communicate? Let’s refer back to those people from Part 1: Despite the…
Rank this Week: 4058

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • May 5

    8 Money Tips for Divorce

    8 Money Tips for Divorce
    When couples are headed for divorce, they are not always thinking with a clear head. Regardless of the reason for the divorce, most spouses experience a deep sense of loss. Even if you are emotionally ready to “move on” and…
  • May 4

    How Long Does Spousal Support Last?

    How Long Does Spousal Support Last?
    In California, alimony is referred to as “spousal support.” Spousal support is money that the higher-earning spouse pays to the lower-earning spouse each month to help them get on their feet. The higher-earning spouse (payor…
  • May 3

    Why You May Want a Postnuptial Agreement

    Why You May Want a Postnuptial Agreement
    Finding “the one,” and getting married is exciting for couples. Sometimes a prenuptial agreement is the last thing on their minds, especially when they don’t expect their wonderful relationship to ever fall…
Rank this Week: 549

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/
  • May 5

    Malaysia and International Child Abduction

    Malaysia and International Child Abduction
    (updated May 5, 2016)by Jeremy D. MorleyMalaysia is not a party to the Hague Abduction Convention. Malaysia has refused to adopt the treaty, on the ground that it would purportedly contradict Shariah law, since that law bases child custody…
  • May 2

    How to Win a Hague Convention Child Abduction Case

    How to Win a Hague Convention Child Abduction Case
    This article was published in the May 2016 issue of "The Matrimonial Strategist"by Jeremy D. MorleyAuthor of The Hague Abduction Convention: Practical Issues and Procedures for Family Lawyers, published by the American Bar…
  • Apr 6

    Relocation to Japan Denied: Expert Testimony as to Japanese Child Custody

    Relocation to Japan Denied: Expert Testimony as to Japanese Child Custody
    Jeremy D. MorleyA California court (Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, Case No. DN179669) has applied my expert testimony concerning Japanese child custody law in refusing to order the relocation of a child to Japan.The Court…
Rank this Week: 2490

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.fsgattorneys.com/blog
  • May 5

    Family Issues Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Family Issues Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    It is very fortunate that I have both a knowledgeable and honest realtor and a wise lawyer. I went house hunting and obeyed the common sense rules: take a friend, look at the whole neighborhood, come at different times of the day,…
  • Apr 27

    Bankruptcy Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Bankruptcy Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    Your employer downsized, your child needed emergency medical care, your house was destroyed in a natural disaster—these are all real scenarios that push people into needing bankruptcy. Filing bankruptcy will stop the harassment, and…
  • Apr 19

    Personal Injury Attorney wins Prestigious Award

    Personal Injury Attorney wins Prestigious Award
    The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys rates attorneys.   These ratings are based on client satisfaction, demonstrated ethics, professional achievement, and the comments of other attorneys.   David Fessler of…
Rank this Week: 4767

Our Family Wizard Blog

Our Family Wizard Blog

Focuses on ideas that could reduce conflict, improve communication, protect children and help move families forward.

http://www.ourfamilywizard.com/ofw/index.cfm/blog/
  • May 5

    Five Reasons to Work With A Parenting Coordinator

    Five Reasons to Work With A Parenting Coordinator
    Language English Five Reasons to Work With A Parenting CoordinatorThu, 05/05/2016 - 16:31 Co-parenting isn't always a very easy thing to do. A big part of doing so involves making joint decisions about all sorts of things concerning your…
  • May 3

    Using Kids As Messengers After Divorce

    Using Kids As Messengers After Divorce
    Language English Using Kids As Messengers After DivorceTue, 05/03/2016 - 16:28 You're divorced or separated, and you want nothing to do with your ex-spouse or partner. It's not abnormal, as ending an intimate relationship is so difficult,…
  • Apr 28

    Managing Child Support Payment

    Managing Child Support Payment
    Language English Managing Child Support PaymentsThu, 04/28/2016 - 16:27 Caring for a child after divorce is more than just having them stay at your house every weekend or calling them before bedtime. The truth is that kids cost money, so a…
Rank this Week: 4373

Men's Family Law

Men's Family Law

Focuses on men and the legal issues that they must face as fathers and husbands. By David Pisarra.

http://mensfamilylaw.com/?cat=5
  • May 5

    How To Have A Kid Without A Woman

    How To Have A Kid Without A Woman
      It’s a dream for some men, to be a father that becomes a nightmare when the woman they choose becomes their nemesis – but some men are opting out of having a mother for their children. Here’s how they’re doing…
  • Mar 1

    Intimate Partner Violence Report From CDC

    Intimate Partner Violence Report From CDC
    Here’s the CDC Report on Intimate Partner Violence that supports the statements I make about how prevalent female on male abuse is.   National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey The post Intimate Partner Violence Report…
  • Mar 1

    Intimate Partner Violence Report From CDC

    Intimate Partner Violence Report From CDC
    Here’s the CDC Report on Intimate Partner Violence that supports the statements I make about how prevalent female on male abuse is.   National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey
Rank this Week: 4867

Colorado Springs Divorce Attorney…

Colorado Springs Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers divorce, military divorce, child custody and legal separation in Colorado. By Gasper Law Group.

http://www.coloradospringsdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • May 5

    What is Parental Alienation? 7 Symptoms That Your Ex is Brainwashing Your Children During the Divorce

    What is Parental Alienation? 7 Symptoms That Your Ex is Brainwashing Your Children During the Divorce
    By Staff Attorney The Gasper Law Group, PLLC Parental alienation is a serious matter that can sometimes leave families with lifelong emotional scars. The following seven symptoms can help you detect instances of alienation early, so you…
  • Apr 25

    7 Places to Get Support During and After Your Military Divorce

    7 Places to Get Support During and After Your Military Divorce
    By Staff Attorney The Gasper Law Group, PLLC  Divorce is tough, but it can be a particularly complex and confusing process for military families.  Your questions may touch on diverse topics, including: Continue reading →
  • Apr 13

    Your Military Benefits: Will They Disappear After Your Divorce?

    Your Military Benefits: Will They Disappear After Your Divorce?
    By Staff Attorney The Gasper Law Group, PLLC If your spouse is in the military, and if you plan to divorce, you likely have numerous questions about your military benefits. For instance, will you keep your health insurance? Will you still…
Rank this Week: 4345

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

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

http://www.massachusettsdivorcelawmonitor.com/
  • May 5

    New Changes to the Parent Education Program in Massachusett

    New Changes to the Parent Education Program in Massachusett
    As a family law attorney, I’m often met with surprise (even outrage!) when I tell my clients that they’re required to participate in a Parent Education Program in connection with their Massachusetts divorce. People always say that…
  • Apr 29

    Use Your Pretrial Conference to Help Avoid Going to Trial

    Use Your Pretrial Conference to Help Avoid Going to Trial
    Hi there, There are many stops on the road before a divorce trial takes place. If you and your soon-to-be-ex-spouse still have disputes after your four way meeting, your next shot at settling the case is through a pretrial conference. At the…
  • Apr 15

    It’s Not Too Late to Act!

    It’s Not Too Late to Act!
    Hi there, Earlier in 2016 our Private Client group happily welcomed Ann “Hether” Hetherwick Cahill as an associate. Hether’s practice focuses on probate and family court litigation, including will contests, removal claims,…
Rank this Week: 3051

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

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

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • May 5

    Top 3 Topics to Discuss During Divorce Mediation

    Top 3 Topics to Discuss During Divorce Mediation
    There are three important aspects that summarize the terms of a divorce mediation process. They are asset division, future contact and children. Divorce mediation is a process that is handled via mediation. Both spouses can have their…
  • May 4

    Divorce Mediation Checklist: Top 4 Important Document

    Divorce Mediation Checklist: Top 4 Important Document
    Successful divorce mediation requires both spouses to divulge complete and true information of all documents in their financial disclosure forms and the Divorce Mediation Checklist form. The information may be voluminous when both parties…
  • Apr 29

    What Are The Common Reasons For Divorce In The U.S.?

    What Are The Common Reasons For Divorce In The U.S.?
    50% of all marriages ending in divorce in the United States is, unfortunately, a fact. Differences in income levels, personalities, education and physical appearances are just some of the many reasons why so many couples are getting divorced…
Rank this Week: 2149

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips…

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips for You

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

http://www.rhodeislanddivorcetips.com/
Rank this Week: 1447

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • May 4

    National Exoneration Registry Reports on the Wrongly Convicted

    National Exoneration Registry Reports on the Wrongly Convicted
    In 2012 the University of Michigan Law School initiated a project in conjunction with the Centre on Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern University School of Law to compile detailed information on every known exoneration in the United States…
  • Apr 27

    BC Judge Allows 11-Year Old Girl to Continue Treatment to Transition to a Boy

    BC Judge Allows 11-Year Old Girl to Continue Treatment to Transition to a Boy
    A British Columbia  Supreme Court judge has appointed a lawyer for an 11-year old Prince George girl who is undergoing hormonal treatment to transition to a boy, a process encouraged by the girl’s mother, but opposed by her father.…
  • Apr 11

    GUEST POST: Making Sense of Divorce Statistic

    GUEST POST: Making Sense of Divorce Statistic
    In today’s society, couples are led to believe that 50% of marriages end in divorce. How accurate is this statistic, though? In actuality, relationship experts have found the arbitrary figure of “50%” to be misleading.…
Rank this Week: 542

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • May 4

    DadsDivorce Live: Massachusetts Alimony Reform

    DadsDivorce Live: Massachusetts Alimony Reform
    Massachusetts is one of several states to reform its outdated alimony reforms. Steve Hitner of the Massachusetts Alimony Reform group was a driving force behind the passage of the Massachusetts Alimony Reform Act. He joins DadsDivorce Live to…
  • May 3

    Men’s Divorce Podcast: Alimony

    Men’s Divorce Podcast: Alimony
    Each month, Dads Divorce sponsor Cordell & Cordell produces the Men’s Divorce Podcast, which features interviews with authors, politicians and other divorce professionals on issues fathers frequently face during the divorce process.…
  • May 3

    Divorcing Abroad: Child Relocation Post-Divorce

    Divorcing Abroad: Child Relocation Post-Divorce
    By Wendi Schuller Author of “The Global Guide To Divorce” International divorce can sometimes involve an ex-spouse wanting to relocate with the children. A way to prevent relocation is to be proactive during the divorce. If…
Rank this Week: 54

Wisconsin Family Lawyer Blog

Wisconsin Family Lawyer Blog

Covers child placement, property division and other family law issues. By Wessel, Lehker & Fumelle Inc.

http://www.wisconsinfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • May 4

    Grandparent Visitation in Wisconsin

    Grandparent Visitation in Wisconsin
    Finally, the Wisconsin Supreme Court has clarified an important issue in the law concerning visitation rights of grandparents and other non-parents under Wisconsin law. The case, Marriage of Meister, relates to Section 767.43 of the Wisconsin…
  • Apr 28

    Stepping Away from Wisconsin Family Law for a Kidney Transplant

    Stepping Away from Wisconsin Family Law for a Kidney Transplant
    Today we step away from Wisconsin family law topics and into the realm of the personal. Attorneys take temporary leaves from the practice of law for many reasons, some voluntary, some not. My involuntary “vacation” from practicing…
  • Mar 24

    Wisconsin Law and Unpublished Court of Appeals Opinion

    Wisconsin Law and Unpublished Court of Appeals Opinion
    As many people know, the law arises primarily from two sources. First is the statutes, ordinances, and regulations promulgated by federal, state, and local governments and governmental bodies. The second source is caselaw – written…
Rank this Week: 1144

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/
  • May 4

    How Divorce and Death Affect Social Security Benefit

    How Divorce and Death Affect Social Security Benefit
    Family law practitioners and laypersons need to know how divorce and/or death affect Social Security benefits. Both groups of people should be aware of the fact that Social Security provides spousal benefits to divorced people only if their…
  • Apr 27

    Gray Divorce, a Growing Trend.

    Gray Divorce, a Growing Trend.
    "Gray Divorce" is a growing trend. Sociologists Brown and Lin describe their research showing that the divorce rate among adults aged 50 and older doubled between 1990 and 2010. They concluded that the traditional focus of…
  • Apr 23

    Adult Children of Divorce | Parents' Divorce Hurt Adult Kids Too

    Adult Children of Divorce | Parents' Divorce Hurt Adult Kids Too
    "Gray Divorce" is a growing trend. Adult children of divorced or divorcing parents have a hard time with their parents' divorce. Can you be a parent who doesn't alienate your adult child while you divorce and move on?
Rank this Week: 685

New Jersey Family Law

New Jersey Family Law

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

http://njdivorceblog.typepad.com/new_jersey_divorce_law_me/
Rank this Week: 2440

New Jersey Family Law

New Jersey Family Law

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

http://www.njdivorceblog.typepad.com/
Rank this Week: 3178

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • May 4

    Divorce formulae, decrees nisi and the sorry child support system...

    Divorce formulae, decrees nisi and the sorry child support system...
    It may have been a short week but I've actually had more to say than usual on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog, including the following posts:My two-penn’orth on divorce formulae - I put together a formula for…
  • May 3

    Defences against drink driving in England and Wale

    Defences against drink driving in England and Wale
    There are often news stories about celebrities getting into trouble with the law, but the past few weeks have seen the drink driving charge laid against England rugby star Danny Cipriani unfold. In the latest development, his application to…
  • May 2

    News Essentials: 3rd May 2016

    News Essentials: 3rd May 2016
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSLegal Aid Agency changes standard cost limits in family law casesSubstantive certificates for family work issued after 1 May 2016 will have a £5,000 cost…
Rank this Week: 387

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • May 4

    When it Comes to Enforcement, Act NOW Not Later

    When it Comes to Enforcement, Act NOW Not Later
    A recent unpublished decision, Strunck v. Figueroa, serves as a not-so-gentle reminder that sometimes an enforcement application can be “too little, too late,” and that it is imperative to be proactive to protect your rights…
  • May 3

    If You Agree that Alimony Terminates on Cohabitation, It Really Terminates on Cohabitation, Even If the Cohabitation End

    If You Agree that Alimony Terminates on Cohabitation, It Really Terminates on Cohabitation, Even If the Cohabitation End
    The impact of cohabitation on alimony is often one of the most difficult clauses to negotiate in a marital settlement agreement.  The payor always wants the agreement to read that alimony shall terminate upon cohabitation, while the…
  • Apr 26

    The Arbitration “Rules of Engagement”

    The Arbitration “Rules of Engagement”
    The recent Appellate Division case of Sirigotis v. Sirigotis, although unpublished (non- precedential), provides a great reminder of how important it is to know the “rules of engagement”. In Sirigotis, the parties were able to…
Rank this Week: 634

CEB blog

CEB blog

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

http://blog.ceb.com
  • May 4

    7 Tips for a Successful Networking Lunch

    7 Tips for a Successful Networking Lunch
    The following is a guest blog post by Anabella Q. Bonfa. Ms. Bonfa is a litigator with Wellman & Warren LLP and has built a reputation for handling business and partnership disputes, theft of trade secrets, and unfair competition. She…
  • May 2

    Settling a Car Accident Case: Drafting Your Demand

    Settling a Car Accident Case: Drafting Your Demand
    You’re representing someone injured in a car accident and you’ve reached the point at which you’re ready to send a demand letter to communicate a settlement offer to the defendant’s insurance carrier. But what should…
  • Apr 29

    Questions to Ask When Deposing an Expert

    Questions to Ask When Deposing an Expert
    The task of deposing the opposition’s expert is simplified immeasurably by keeping in mind the deposition’s fundamental purpose: to discover all of the expert’s opinions and all of the bases for those opinions. Your goal…
Rank this Week: 388

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/
  • May 4

    The Problem With Text Message

    The Problem With Text Message
    Texting is the most widely-used and frequently used app on a smartphone, with 97% of Americans using it at least once a day.  Not impressed…Over 6 billion text messages are sent in the U.S. each day, making it the most common cell…
  • May 3

    Race to the Courthouse

    Race to the Courthouse
    “Race to the courthouse” is an informal name used to describe the rule in some jurisdictions that the first conveyance instrument, mortgage, lien or judgment to be filed with the appropriate recorder’s office, will have…
  • May 2

    Gwen Stefani, is dating during divorce wise?

    Gwen Stefani, is dating during divorce wise?
    Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale’s divorce was recently finalized after a 13-year marriage. They had 3 children together. Gavin subjected Gwen to the stereotypical man cheats on woman with the nanny scenario. And allegedly in this case,…
Rank this Week: 975

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/
  • May 4

    The Successful Turnover: Best Practices for Transition from Developer to Association

    The Successful Turnover: Best Practices for Transition from Developer to Association
    Thank you to everyone who joined me and Lori Van Gorden of Horst Property Management for our real estate development seminar on May 2.  We led an informative discussion about “The Successful Turnover: Best Practices for Transition…
  • Apr 8

    Is there an Attorney Fee that is Too Big to Collect for Violations of Association Rules?

    Is there an Attorney Fee that is Too Big to Collect for Violations of Association Rules?
    In a recent case in the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court, a condominium association was awarded attorneys’ fees that were almost 23 times larger than the fine and assessments they were trying to collect.  Because the litigation to…
  • Apr 1

    Congratulations to Christina Hausner

    Congratulations to Christina Hausner
    Congratulations to our partner and colleague, Christina L. Hausner, on being appointed as the solicitor for the County of Lancaster. Chris has practiced with RKG for 34 years.  She joined Craig, Gary, and Jon in 1982, upon completing her…
Rank this Week: 917

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
  • May 4

    New York Child Support Obligor Appeals Finding of “Willful” Violation of Order

    New York Child Support Obligor Appeals Finding of “Willful” Violation of Order
    When married parents of one or more minor children seek a divorce in New York, they must arrange for the custody and support of the children before a court may make a final order of divorce. Courts welcome efforts by the parties to a divorce…
  • Mar 28

    Brooklyn Court Rules on Divorce with One Spouse in Prison for Assaulting the Other

    Brooklyn Court Rules on Divorce with One Spouse in Prison for Assaulting the Other
    A person seeking a divorce anywhere in the United States in 2016 is no longer required to prove wrongdoing by the other spouse. In 1970, California enacted the nation’s first “no fault” divorce statute, which allows a spouse…
  • Mar 21

    Termination of Spousal Maintenance in a New York Divorce

    Termination of Spousal Maintenance in a New York Divorce
    Spousal support, also known as spousal maintenance or alimony, is sometimes part of a final divorce judgment in New York. State law regarding spousal maintenance often describes the obligation using specific gender terms, with the ex-husband…
Rank this Week: 3975

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • May 4

    Lawyer Sued After Prenuptial Agreement Invalidated in Knoxville, TN Divorce: Roberts v. Ray

    Lawyer Sued After Prenuptial Agreement Invalidated in Knoxville, TN Divorce: Roberts v. Ray
    Facts: This is a legal malpractice case that should serve as a cautionary tale to Tennessee lawyers. Husband hired Attorney to draft a prenuptial agreement in anticipation of Husband’s marriage to Wife. Attorney was a solo practitioner…
  • May 2

    Grandparents Denied the Grandparent Visitation They Want in Lexington, TN: In re Dayton R.

    Grandparents Denied the Grandparent Visitation They Want in Lexington, TN: In re Dayton R.
    Facts: After the children were adjudicated dependent and neglected, the maternal great-grandparents were awarded temporary custody. The children lived with the great-grandparents for the next six years. Once custody was restored to the…
  • Apr 29

    Photo of the Week: Humpback Whale Tail

    Photo of the Week: Humpback Whale Tail
    Information provided by K.O. Herston: Knoxville, Tennessee Divorce and Family Law Attorney.Filed under: Photography Tagged: Photography, Wildlife Photography
Rank this Week: 1133

Arnold & Wadsworth's Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth's Blog

Covers Utah family and divorce law.

http://theutahdivorceattorneys.com/
  • May 4

    The Apple Cider Vinegar Miracle System Review

    The Apple Cider Vinegar Miracle System Review
    The Apple Cider Vinegar Miracle Review – Searching For a Honest Jake Carney’s The Apple Cider Vinegar Miracle Book? Great, Here’s My The Apple Cider Vinegar Miracle Review. Before Until But It… The Apple Cider…
  • May 3

    The Coconut Oil Secret Book Review

    The Coconut Oil Secret Book Review
    Read Review to find the truth about The Coconut Oil Secret Guide. Does Jake Carney’s The Coconut Oil Secret Really Work or Scam? Get the truth in my The Coconut Oil Secret Book! The Coconut Oil Secret Review Thus the first rule is…
  • May 2

    J5 Tactical Flashlight Review

    J5 Tactical Flashlight Review
    J5 Tactical Flashlight Review – Does J5 Tactical Flashlight Manual Really Work? My Honest J5 Tactical Flashlight Share With You The Truth. J5 Tactical Flashlight Review In addition to carefully observing the young reader is directed to…
Rank this Week: 4636

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • May 3

    Disclosure Lives In The World Of Prenuptials: Or Does It?

    Disclosure Lives In The World Of Prenuptials: Or Does It?
    To some readers, the title of this blog may seem yesterday’s news. Drilled into our collective heads since Simeone v. Simeone (581 A.2d 162) was decided in 1990 is the mantra that “For any prenuptial to be valid there must be a…
  • Apr 27

    Divorce Code Amendments: But Not What We Expected

    Divorce Code Amendments: But Not What We Expected
    For some time now, the General Assembly has been working towards amendment of the Divorce Code to reduce the waiting period for an unconsented no-fault divorce from two years to one. That legislation (House Bill 380) has passed committee and…
  • Apr 20

    No Lawyers Allowed – Discovery Rule Decision Bars Counsel from Observing Evaluation

    No Lawyers Allowed – Discovery Rule Decision Bars Counsel from Observing Evaluation
    The Discovery Rules account for all manner of need for obtaining evidence. Many of these rules are seldom, if ever, utilized by family law attorneys because either they are not germane to a family law case; not permitted by the Divorce Code…
Rank this Week: 4078

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.sandiegodivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • May 3

    California Court Upholds Contested Stipulated Judgment in Divorce Action

    California Court Upholds Contested Stipulated Judgment in Divorce Action
    A stipulated judgment is used in many different kinds of court actions. Essentially, it is an agreement between the parties to settle a case. In a divorce proceeding, spouses who are able to agree on all the matters surrounding their…
  • Apr 26

    California Court Interprets Post-Nuptial Agreement Affecting Community Property Interest

    California Court Interprets Post-Nuptial Agreement Affecting Community Property Interest
    Each state in the country has the authority to enact laws governing divorce proceedings. Statutes cover items such as the division of property, spousal support, child custody disputes, and intricate procedural matters. These provisions…
  • Apr 19

    California Court Upholds Attorney Fees Award in High Asset Divorce Case

    California Court Upholds Attorney Fees Award in High Asset Divorce Case
    The length of a divorce proceeding certainly varies from case to case. Some of the more common factors that tend to affect the duration of a divorce matter include the relative contentiousness of the spouses, whether there are children…
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Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • May 3

    Michele Jackson, Wayne DeVeydt, and Family to be Honored at Donaldson Adoption Institute's Taste of Spring Event

    Michele Jackson, Wayne DeVeydt, and Family to be Honored at Donaldson Adoption Institute's Taste of Spring Event
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Michele Jackson, Wayne DeVeydt, and Family to be Honored at Donaldson Adoption Institute's Taste of Spring Event Carmel, IN - May 3, 2016 - Michele Jackson, her husband, Wayne DeVeydt, and their family will be…
  • Apr 8

    Colombia Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

    Colombia Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage
    Colombia's highest court issued a ruling yesterday granting same-sex couples the right to marry. This holding follows the court's landmark decision in 2015 to extend adoption rights to same-sex couples. The South American country has long…
  • Mar 18

    Kamakahi v. ASRM Update

    Kamakahi v. ASRM Update
    Last summer, we blogged about Kamakahi v. ASRM et al., the egg donor price-fixing class action lawsuit. Two former egg donors initiated the federal claim in 2011. The lawsuit alleged that price guidelines followed by fertility clinics…
Rank this Week: 4026

Creative Resolutions Blog

Creative Resolutions Blog

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

http://www.newyorkdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • May 3

    The True Cost of Litigation (Survey Says!)

    The True Cost of Litigation (Survey Says!)
    Divorce litigation is expensive; everyone knows that. But did you know that if your attorneys don’t get along, the cost of will be 20% higher?   I was struck when I heard that fact mentioned at a panel discussion on the topic of…
  • Apr 12

    Divorcing? Do You Want Your Attorney to be a Problem-Solver or a Troublemaker?

    Divorcing? Do You Want Your Attorney to be a Problem-Solver or a Troublemaker?
    Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. Point out to them how the nominal winner is often a real loser—in fees, expenses, and waste of time. As a peacemaker the lawyer has a superior opportunity of…
  • Mar 30

    Divorce Shouldn’t Feel like a Sprint or a Marathon. What Is the Right Pace?

    Divorce Shouldn’t Feel like a Sprint or a Marathon. What Is the Right Pace?
    When divorcing couples choose to negotiate the terms of their divorces outside of the court system—whether through mediation or collaborative law—they typically have the best intentions going into the process. They want to be fair…
Rank this Week: 4436

New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

By Bruce Provda.

http://www.nydivorcefirm.com/blog
  • May 3

    Telling your date about your children

    Telling your date about your children
    When should you tell your date that you have children? Will they reject you because of that? What if you have shared custody? When to talk about your children If you met your date online, then hopefully you stated that you had children. Most…
  • Apr 25

    You Can Grab Your ExA’s IRA – Legally

    You Can Grab Your ExA’s IRA – Legally
    The marriage is over. It’s shot. Kaput. After years of “wedded bliss”, there hasn’t been much of the bliss lately, and you file for divorce.  Maybe he’s been cheating. Maybe he wants trade you in for a…
  • Apr 14

    Enriching marriages moment by moment

    Enriching marriages moment by moment
    Dating shouldn’t stop just because you’re married. That’s our motto. Well, one of them.Just because life changes, and you now go to bed at 9 p.m. and only talk about how little Tommy went poopy on the toilet does not mean…
Rank this Week: 2469

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.net/
  • May 3

    Divorce Recovery – Acceptance

    Divorce Recovery – Acceptance
    When your divorce is the result of a cheating spouse, it can often be difficult to accept. Too often, the faithful party accepts the blame and responsibility for their spouse’s infidelity. It’s important to recognize that cheating…
  • Apr 28

    SAME-SEX DIVORCE IN NEW JERSEY

    SAME-SEX DIVORCE IN NEW JERSEY
    New Jersey legalized same-sex marriages in 2013 after a tumultuous start. Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson ruled in September of that year that same-sex couples could marry. Not so fast, said Governor Chris Christie. He filed an appeal. The…
  • Apr 19

    The Marital Residence and Divorce in New Jersey

    The Marital Residence and Divorce in New Jersey
    THRESHOLD ISSUE: IS THE MARITAL RESIDENCE AN ASSET THAT IS SUBJECT TO EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION? In most New Jersey cases the home is considered joint marital property and will be subject to equitable distribution at divorce. How do we determine…
Rank this Week: 1684

Next Phase Legal Blog

Next Phase Legal Blog

Covers divorce and family law. By Next Phase Legal LLC.

http://nextphaselegal.com/blog/
  • May 2

    Unmarried Parents & Establishing Paternity

    Unmarried Parents & Establishing Paternity
    Dear Jon Snow: No judgment here. There are plenty of “Snow” children in our current age. (For those of you who don’t watch “Game of Thrones”, characters born out of wedlock in the show have the surname…
  • Jan 22

    Returning to Work During or After Your Massachusetts Divorce

    Returning to Work During or After Your Massachusetts Divorce
    Fixating on the amount of your Massachusetts child support may not be the best idea. Note:  This article originally appeared in the October/November 2015 issue of New England Woman Magazine. If you are considering a divorce, or already…
  • Jan 21

    Returning to Work During or After Your Massachusetts Divorce

    Returning to Work During or After Your Massachusetts Divorce
    Fixating on the amount of your Massachusetts child support may not be the best idea. Note:  This article originally appeared in the October/November 2015 issue of New England Woman Magazine. If you are considering a divorce, or already…
Rank this Week: 4128

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • May 2

    ATTACKING PROBABLE CAUSE ON A DWI CHARGE IN NC – VIDEO

    ATTACKING PROBABLE CAUSE ON A DWI CHARGE IN NC – VIDEO
    This article is an outline designed to help North Carolina Attorneys defend their clients in a DWI charge. The focus of this article is attacking the probable cause to arrest for Driving While Impaired. In any attack based on probable cause,…
  • Apr 22

    Obtaining a Limited Driving Privilege (LDP) for an Out Of State Conviction

    Obtaining a Limited Driving Privilege (LDP) for an Out Of State Conviction
    How to Get a North Carolina Limited Driving Privilege if Your North Carolina Driver’s License is Suspended by a DWI or DUI in Another State   If you are a resident of North Carolina convicted of DWI or DUI in Federal Court or in…
  • Apr 19

    Minick Law to host open forum on Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and DWI

    Minick Law to host open forum on Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and DWI
    Driving While Impaired (DWI) Convictions Resulting in Heightened ICE Involvement (para español, desplazarse hacia abajo)   In November 2014, the Obama Administration through the Department of Homeland Security set new…
Rank this Week: 2575

Llabona Law Blog

Llabona Law Blog

Covers Florida family law issues.

http://www.llabona.com/blog/
  • May 2

    Back to Basics: Florida Divorce FAQ

    Back to Basics: Florida Divorce FAQ
    Divorce can be a daunting process. With as much stress that accompanies it, it is important to know all the basics of getting a divorce in Florida. Here we will answer the most common questions those going through a divorce have. How long…
  • Apr 25

    Can Men Get Alimony?

    Can Men Get Alimony?
    Divorces can come along with a lot of stress and be an emotionally trying time. Households and incomes are divided and it becomes difficult to ensure everything is divided fairly. In most divorces, it is usually assumed that the man pays the…
  • Apr 18

    Reform Law for Fairness in Divorce

    Reform Law for Fairness in Divorce
    It’s not uncommon for a divorce to be messy when it comes to disagreements about alimony, child custody and child support. The Florida Legislature has been working on divorce law reforms in hopes of making divorce more fair and less…
Rank this Week: 4050

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/
Rank this Week: 496

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/
  • May 2

    Common Life Stressors That Can Threaten Your Marriage

    Common Life Stressors That Can Threaten Your Marriage
    Marriage is a lifetime commitment. While most people take that commitment seriously, sometimes things occur leading a couple to the realization they can no longer honor their vows to stay together “till death do us part.” The…
  • Apr 18

    Joint Custody: Making the Effort to Make It Work

    Joint Custody: Making the Effort to Make It Work
    Divorce may be the answer to a troubled marriage but when children are involved, the relationship between spouses never truly ends. Although divorce negotiations can sometimes be bitter, custody arrangements require cooperation if they are to…
  • Apr 4

    Child Custody: Who Wins When Laws Clash?

    Child Custody: Who Wins When Laws Clash?
    When it comes to making decisions regarding child custody matters, courts take into account the ‘best interests of the child.’ However, what is actually in the child’s best interest may not always be easy to ascertain.…
Rank this Week: 2507

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/
  • May 2

    How to Modify Your Driver’s License in Georgia

    How to Modify Your Driver’s License in Georgia
    If you’re interested in having your Georgia driver’s license or state ID changed to better reflect how you identify, the state allows you to modify both your name (Official Georgia… The post How to Modify Your…
  • Apr 17

    Legally Changing Your ‘Sex’ on a Georgia Birth Certificate

    Legally Changing Your ‘Sex’ on a Georgia Birth Certificate
    Despite its (rightly earned) conservative reputation, Georgia has a surprisingly liberal policy for changing sex designation on birth certificates and other vital records. According to section § 31-10-23(e) of the… The post…
  • Apr 4

    Meet Our New Paralegal, Mia Shaw

    Meet Our New Paralegal, Mia Shaw
    Our Atlanta law firm hires only the most talented and competent individuals. We often get compliments on our attorneys and their superior legal work, but we also get compliments on… The post Meet Our New Paralegal, Mia Shaw appeared…
Rank this Week: 2911

904 Divorce

904 Divorce

Provides Jacksonville divorce information and resources. By Steven A. Leitman.

http://www.904divorce.com
  • May 2

    How we handle divorce case

    How we handle divorce case
    Every lawyer has their own style and method of the idea way of handling a divorce case. New clients schedule a consultation by calling (904) DIVORCE (348-6723). A consultation is held thereafter and the facts of the case are discussed.…
  • Dec 3

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  • Dec 8

    Parenting Coordination

    Parenting Coordination
    The Ins and Outs of Parenting Coordination For separated, divorcing, or divorced parents in Florida, it is normal to experience conflict when deciding matters concerning their children. In the past, most of these matters had to be discussed…
Rank this Week: 1861

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/
  • May 2

    Is “Bird Nesting” After a Divorce a Reasonable Aid to Co-Parenting?

    Is “Bird Nesting” After a Divorce a Reasonable Aid to Co-Parenting?
    I am always encouraged when parents who are ending their relationship strive to put aside their own personal conflict with one another to try to do what is best for their children.  It is well acknowledged that it is important to…
  • Apr 26

    The Panama Papers and the Identification of Potentially Hidden Assets in a New Jersey Divorce

    The Panama Papers and the Identification of Potentially Hidden Assets in a New Jersey Divorce
    The news agency CNN Money recently published an article entitled “Panama Papers: How the rich try to hide assets from their exes.”  (http://money.cnn.com/2016/04/07/news/panama-papers-divorce/) The “Panama Papers”…
  • Apr 15

    Revisiting the Application to Dissolve or Modify a Final Restraining Order

    Revisiting the Application to Dissolve or Modify a Final Restraining Order
    In a prior post, I took a look at the process necessary to seek the dissolution or modification of a Final Restraining Order (FRO), specifically taking into consideration the Carfagno factors that have since been adopted by the Appellate…
Rank this Week: 3759

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Florida divorce, child custody, and child support. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • May 2

    Co-Parenting Tip: Attitude is Everything

    Co-Parenting Tip: Attitude is Everything
    Much that happens in life depends on the attitude that we have about things. Co-parenting and raising children properly after divorce or a relationship with the other parent has ended is no exception.   Having the right attitude is…
  • Apr 29

    Child Support in Florida

    Child Support in Florida
    Child support is a major issue in family law. Child support is part of divorce cases and paternity cases. Even dependency cases can have child support issues involved. As a Jacksonville child support lawyer, I have handled many cases…
  • Mar 3

    Prenuptial Agreements, Wills in Marriage

    Prenuptial Agreements, Wills in Marriage
    Planning for the future in any given situation will produce a better outcome than not having a plan.  Marriage and divorce are no exception.  Having a plan is important for people of all ages, but people who marry later in life…
Rank this Week: 1122

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4224

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • May 2

    May I Pay Child Support Directly To My Child?

    May I Pay Child Support Directly To My Child?
    Yes, under certain circumstances, the parent paying child support may pay part of their support obligation directly to a child who is an adult yet unemancipated under New Jersey law. As child support lawyers, the attorneys at our law firm…
  • Apr 21

    A N.J. Divorce, College Expenses and a Divorced Parents Right To Know

    A N.J. Divorce, College Expenses and a Divorced Parents Right To Know
    Here in New Jersey, divorced parents may be legally compelled to contribute towards their child’s college tuition and certain related expenses. However, the attorneys at our family law and divorce law firm embrace that the non-custodial…
  • Apr 12

    In A Divorce Trial, Credibility Of A Witness Is Everything

    In A Divorce Trial, Credibility Of A Witness Is Everything
    Due to the nature of divorce and family law cases, experienced lawyers understand that many cases are decided on the testimony and the credibility of witnesses. As many of the trials and plenary hearings that the attorneys at our law firm…
Rank this Week: 1976

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • May 1

    What’s the Court’s Dollar Value for a Religious Divorce (“Get”)?

    What’s the Court’s Dollar Value for a Religious Divorce (“Get”)?
    According to Jewish law, God prescribed both the way to unite souls in marriage and gave instructions how those souls can be severed. While Jewish law requires one to follow the law of the land, and thus a civil divorce is required, that…
  • Apr 24

    Double Dipping and the Distinction Without a Difference

    Double Dipping and the Distinction Without a Difference
    It Need Not Be Rocket Science A business, professional practice, or (until recent statutory amendments) license may be valued as a asset for divorce purposes based upon the amount of income it generates for the owner/holder. That asset may…
  • Apr 10

    Support When the Child Graduates College in Three Year

    Support When the Child Graduates College in Three Year
    When a divorce settlement contemplates paying child support throughout four years of college, what happens when the child graduates in three? The statutory obligation to support a child ends at the child’s 21st birthday. It is common…
Rank this Week: 3826

Texas Collaborative Law Blog

Texas Collaborative Law Blog

Provides information about the Texas approach to Collaborative Law. By Dick Price.

http://texascollaborativelaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Can You Negotiate Your Own Divorce?

    Can You Negotiate Your Own Divorce?
    The short answer is yes, but. There's always a but. On your own, you may make mistakes on some important issues.  To try to negotiate your own divorce without professional help, you should have only a very limited and simple estate, and…
  • Apr 15

    Is Collaborative Divorce Right for You?

    Is Collaborative Divorce Right for You?
    Process option choices:  There are now several  different approaches to getting divorced: There's the traditional litigation model where you go to court, early and often in many cases.Another possibility is sitting around the…
  • Apr 1

    Why Some People Put Off Starting a Collaborative Divorce

    Why Some People Put Off Starting a Collaborative Divorce
    By now, you may have figured out your marriage is not going to last. The questions are when and how the divorce will take place.Some people, when faced with that situation, put off deciding.  Others will explore their options, but become…
Rank this Week: 3760