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Family Law Matters Blog

Family Law Matters Blog

Covers New York family law. By Deborah Hope Wayne.

http://www.familylawmatters-blog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Divorce and Estate Planning: Should Your Will and other Planning Documents be Changed after a Divorce?

    Divorce and Estate Planning: Should Your Will and other Planning Documents be Changed after a Divorce?
    After the divorce process is complete, a person can embark on a fresh start. As people recalibrate their new lives, they sometimes forget to tie up other loose ends that may have connections with the dissolved marriage. Estate planning is an…
  • Mar 5

    I've Decided I Want a Prenup - Now What?

    I've Decided I Want a Prenup - Now What?
    As I reviewed some of my previous blogs, I realized my next piece would be an important one because it is my 50th blog post! A while back, I set out to write and post quality pieces on different topics and issues within family law. Looking…
  • Feb 21

    Prenups 101: Back to Basics!

    Prenups 101: Back to Basics!
    After working on a variety prenups for all different types of clients over the years, I've realized that no matter the situation, everyone can benefit from some basic information on prenuptial agreements. I wanted to provide answers to some…
Rank this Week: 3314

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Mar 26

    Statistical Release – exceptional legal aid

    Statistical Release – exceptional legal aid
    New stats are out for Legal Aid and Family Courts here. For the period Oct – Dec 2014 the proportion of s10 exceptional legal aid applications that were granted is much improved, and is now at approximately 25% (previously under 4% for…
  • Mar 20

    We are not on the same page – not even reading the same book?

    We are not on the same page – not even reading the same book?
    This article is a guest post written by Sarah Phillimore and Judi Evans of St John’s Chambers, Bristol.   Since Re B-S (Children) [2013] EWCA Civ 813 in 2013, the litany of critical judgments about the mis-management of care…
  • Mar 15

    The Mummy Return

    The Mummy Return
    Yes, back from the un-dead. It’s me. Revived by my annual strange-yet-wonderful breakfast in bed, showering of home made thingbobs and a day of the sort of domestic ordinariness that is a blessing to a mummy like me. Yes, this…
Rank this Week: 769

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Mar 26

    XX Bronx Park South, Bronx

    XX Bronx Park South, Bronx
    This is a personal injury action in which plaintiff alleges that he slipped and fell on the front steps of his apartment building, which is designated as XX Bronx Park South, Bronx, New York (the "building"). The building is owned and…
  • Mar 24

    According to the officer, the steps were more than just wet, there being a build-up of snow.

    According to the officer, the steps were more than just wet, there being a build-up of snow.
    This action involves a claim for damages arising out of personal injury suffered by plaintiff Mrs. DB as a result of the alleged negligence of defendant Manhattan and Bronx Surface Transit Operating Authority (MABSTOA). At approximately 9:00…
  • Mar 23

    Board of Examiners of Sex Offenders ...cont

    Board of Examiners of Sex Offenders ...cont
    In this case, the Board noted that the defendant admitted his guilt. He stated he fondled the victim for pleasure, but at times indicated that he remembers nothing about the instant offense or his criminal history as a result of a severe…
Rank this Week: 827

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Mar 26

    There’s a Sucker Born Every Minute

    There’s a Sucker Born Every Minute
    PT Barnum of circus fame is credited with saying “There’s a sucker born every minute”, and that’s just what hucksters and fraud artists count on. Here’s the email I received today… “I hope you get…
  • Mar 23

    Internet Trolls: Be Careful Who You Diss Online…

    Internet Trolls: Be Careful Who You Diss Online…
    Colorado Springs attorney Timothy Bussey was incensed when he read a comment on his Google Map page declaring him a “scumbag” and accusing him of paying for positive internet reviews of his legal skills. The anonymous source,…
  • Mar 21

    The Misery of Hoarding

    The Misery of Hoarding
    He shuffled into my law office for his 10 am appointment, his shoulders were hunched over and he looked completely defeated. I asked what brought him in to see me and he quietly removed some photographs from a yellow envelope and set them up…
Rank this Week: 501

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Covers business law, civil litigation, civil rights, criminal defense, estates & trusts, family law, labor & employment, medical malpractice, personal injury, real estate, qui tam and workers' compensation.

http://www.jgllaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 3359

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Mar 26

    South Carolina Alimony

    South Carolina Alimony
    From Cheraw Chronicle: In South Carolina, the topic of alimony is heating up as the state’s alimony laws are being challenged by South Carolina Alimony Reform, an organization formed in 2011 and led by Wyman Oxner, an Orangeburg resident…
  • Mar 25

    FL Alimony

    FL Alimony
    From Sun Sentinel: Legislation that would end permanent alimony in Florida also would let people reduce their payments after retiring. House and Senate versions of the bill were filed late Tuesday to overhaul Florida's alimony system and, for…
  • Mar 24

    ICWA

    ICWA
    From Indian Country Today Media Network: On Tuesday, Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn announced that the Bureau of Indian Affairs has published revised, sweeping new guidelines to ensure the rights and protections of…
Rank this Week: 250

Crider Law P.C. Blog

Crider Law P.C. Blog

Covers elder law, estate planning and family law.

http://www.criderlaw.net/blog/
  • Mar 26

    The Biggest Estate Planning Mistake

    The Biggest Estate Planning Mistake
    Everyone knows an estate plan is a good idea, but too few actually follow through on one. Even then, people who think they’ve dotted every “i” and crossed every “t” still make critical errors that will cause…
  • Mar 19

    Things You Should Have in a Secure Location When You Die

    Things You Should Have in a Secure Location When You Die
    Most people hear “end-of-life plan” and imagine a will, perhaps a trust, maybe even healthcare directives and a power of attorney. Certainly, those are all crucial documents that everyone should have in place. But there are…
  • Mar 12

    How to Choose the Right Agent for Your California Estate Plan

    How to Choose the Right Agent for Your California Estate Plan
    An estate plan is as much of a contingency arrangement as an inheritance mechanism. We all hope to live long lives free of catastrophe or disease, but it would be irresponsible to discount the “what-if”s altogether. View image |…
Rank this Week: 775

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/
  • Mar 26

    Keeping Inherited Money Separate

    Keeping Inherited Money Separate
    Most parents want to ensure their children have every advantage and opportunity they can afford to provide to ensure they are successful and happy. Many parents also want to leave a financial legacy for their children after they pass away in…
  • Mar 25

    Can I be Forced to Testify as a Witness?

    Can I be Forced to Testify as a Witness?
    Here at the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford, we do our best to settle family law disputes in an amicable fashion. If the circumstances permit, we work with the parties (and opposing counsel) to help the parties reach a settlement agreement…
  • Mar 24

    "Your Cheating Hart"

    "Your Cheating Hart"
    Actor and comedian, Kevin Hart, whose new movie Get Hard co-starring Will Farrell set to release on March 27th, is on top of the world. It also appears that the feud between Kevin's first Wife and mother of his two children, Torrei Hart, and…
Rank this Week: 1575

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/
  • Mar 26

    Michigan Has Adopted Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act

    Michigan Has Adopted Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act
    The Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act is now in full force and effect in Michigan. The Michigan law reads as follows:M.C.L.A. § 722.1521Sec. 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the “uniform child abduction…
  • Mar 24

    Divorce Law in Korea

    Divorce Law in Korea
    ByJeremy D. Morley Grounds for Divorce in KoreaA divorce may be obtained in Korea based on the mutual consent of the spouses. Art. 834, Korean Civil Code. Both spouses need to agree and appear in court in Korea. Alternatively, the…
  • Mar 13

    Forum Selection and International Divorce

    Forum Selection and International Divorce
    by Jeremy D. Morley[1] In some quarters, forum-shopping is a dirty term, but in international family law it is often an essential process. In fact, it could even be considered gross negligence if a divorce lawyer were to select the…
Rank this Week: 1403

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Mar 26

    Can Divorce be Better for Kids?

    Can Divorce be Better for Kids?
    There's plenty of research showing that divorce can be difficult on children. If you are considering divorce, you may be worried that your children will suffer long-term consequences. However, your children's future may not be so bleak. Just…
  • Mar 25

    Why Divorcing Couples Bring in a Financial Planner

    Why Divorcing Couples Bring in a Financial Planner
    Not all divorces involve significant marital assets, however, when a couple does have any measurable assets, it can be very beneficial to enlist the help of a financial planner. All divorces involve financial decisions, this is especially…
  • Mar 24

    GMA Co-Host, Lara Spencer Splits from Husband

    GMA Co-Host, Lara Spencer Splits from Husband
    Good Morning America's co-host, Lara Spencer and her husband of 15 years are calling it quits. Lara Spencer, and her husband, former CNN reporter, David Haffenreffer told Page Six that after a lot of thought and consideration, they have…
Rank this Week: 458

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 26

    Tax Tips for Newly Divorced Couples in South Carolina

    Tax Tips for Newly Divorced Couples in South Carolina
    In addition to everything else on your mind, those going through a South Carolina divorce will unfortunately have to tackle the challenge of filing taxes. Sadly, the IRS has yet to craft a “recently divorced exemption.” In the…
  • Mar 24

    March 2015 – Helpful Family Law Insight

    March 2015 – Helpful Family Law Insight
    Our March 2015 newsletter, Helpful Family Law Insights, was published today. Read this edition by clicking the image below. Sign up to receive future editions by clicking here.The post March 2015 – Helpful Family Law Insights…
  • Mar 24

    AAML Webinar Discusses Parental Alienation

    AAML Webinar Discusses Parental Alienation
    The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers will present “Parental Alienation: Syndrome or Symptom?” on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. (Eastern). This webinar is open to all attorneys, and it features AAML Fellow Reginald…
Rank this Week: 2619

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

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

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

    Will I be successful on an appeal of a custody order?

    Will I be successful on an appeal of a custody order?
    In most cases, when a custody order is issued by a trial court and then appealed by a party, the standard of review at the appellate court is an abuse of discretion.  This means that in order for the appellate court to overturn the trial…
  • Mar 22

    What is arbitration?

    What is arbitration?
    When a married couple decides to divorce, there are a few different routes that the parties can take to resolve economic issues.  They can reach an agreement and sign a settlement, perhaps on their own, through their attorneys or with…
  • Mar 18

    When will a court impute an earning capacity?

    When will a court impute an earning capacity?
    In some cases, it is easy for a court to calculate child and spousal support, because each party earns a steady, predictable income based on appropriate employment.  However, in many cases, it can be debated whether a party should be or…
Rank this Week: 2046

New York Family Law Blog

New York Family Law Blog

Covers family law topics. Published by New York attorney, Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkfamilylawblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Court Decides Custody in Light of Sexual Abuse Allegation

    Court Decides Custody in Light of Sexual Abuse Allegation
    A New York Family Lawyer said following an 11-day hearing, Family Court, by order entered September 15, 2005, awarded respondent wife sole legal and physical custody of the parties' minor child, D (born in 2000), and established a visitation…
  • Mar 24

    Court Discusses Application of Mental Hygiene Law

    Court Discusses Application of Mental Hygiene Law
    A New York Family Lawyer said that, in 1971, a mildly retarded individual was admitted to the Wassaic Developmental Center, a State institution for the mentally retarded. At the time of her admission, she was 16 years of age, and...
  • Mar 23

    Court Decides Complicated Neglect Case

    Court Decides Complicated Neglect Case
    A New York Family Lawyer said the Grievance Committee for the Tenth Judicial District (hereinafter the Grievance Committee) served the respondent with a petition dated August 23, 2007, containing nine charges of professional misconduct. After…
Rank this Week: 1134

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/
  • Mar 25

    A Sneak Peak At California Divorce Law: What You Should Know!

    A Sneak Peak At California Divorce Law: What You Should Know!
    Divorce in California can be one of the easiest and one of the hardest processes within the family law jurisdiction.  Here are some answers to the most commonly asked questions with regards to California divorce law, so that you are able…
  • Mar 23

    Don’t Let Your Divorce Take A Toll On You!

    Don’t Let Your Divorce Take A Toll On You!
    When marriages start to turn sour with a lack of love and trust, people start to feel trapped and suffocated. In such cases, people yearn to be free – free from the stress, the constant fighting, and the endless arguments. They want a…
  • Mar 20

    5 Reasons to Choose Divorce Mediation

    5 Reasons to Choose Divorce Mediation
    Divorce mediation is one the best methods to obtain a divorce. The method in which it is carried out is calm and casual. Fights, spats, and raised voices aren’t part of the process, as it minimizes the arguments by involving the…
Rank this Week: 2615

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

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

http://mddivorcelawyers.com/legalcrier
  • Mar 25

    Sweatpants Are Number One Reason for Divorce

    Sweatpants Are Number One Reason for Divorce
    Eva Mendes says the number one reason for divorce is sweatpants.  That got a lot of pushback on social media but I think I know what she meant.  Sweatpants is just a symbol for a way of life. In the sixties, some men grew their hair…
  • Mar 13

    Divorce Quote

    Divorce Quote
    There is no negotiating with crazy.  — Brian Perskin, NY Divorce Lawyer
  • Feb 20

    Breakup Songs We Wish We’d Written

    Breakup Songs We Wish We’d Written
    Gone by Rip Chords (1963) [SPOKEN] We’ve been going steady And you’ve been making me cry Now it’s your turn, baby So I’m saying bye-bye [CAR ENGINE SOUND] Gone, gone, gone My baby’s gone, gone, gone Yes,…
Rank this Week: 856

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

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

http://kielichlawfirm.com/blog
  • Mar 25

    Should I get an arrest record expunged?

    Should I get an arrest record expunged?
    In Texas you can request certain criminal records are destroyed or expunged in what is called an expunction (or sometimes misspelled as expungement). An expunction orders public agencies, such as police departments, courts and the Department…
  • Mar 25

    What is an expunction / What is an expungement?

    What is an expunction / What is an expungement?
    Under the Texas code of criminal procedure, an individual who has been arrested for an alleged crime that did not result in a conviction or deferred adjudication is generally entitled to have the arrest record expunged from public records.…
  • Mar 25

    Texas law on employer’s vacation policy

    Texas law on employer’s vacation policy
    Here in Texas our labor and employment laws generally cut in favor of employers over employees and Texas law surrounding an employer’s vacation policy is no exception. Employees are often surprised by employer restrictions on vacation…
Rank this Week: 1759

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Mar 25

    DadsDivorce LIVE: Dad Bloggers Petition Amazon

    DadsDivorce LIVE: Dad Bloggers Petition Amazon
    Over the past few weeks, there has been a growing online movement led by a community of dad bloggers to petition Amazon to change the name of its parent-focused discount program “Amazon Mom” to “Amazon Family.” Many of…
  • Mar 24

    The Ongoing Problem Of Spousal Support

    The Ongoing Problem Of Spousal Support
    Spousal support seems destined to remain in a state of perpetual flux. Even the name – alimony/spousal support/spousal maintenance – keeps changing. There are numerous reasons the spousal support system is so complicated –…
  • Mar 23

    What Do I Need To Do To Get Primary Custody?

    What Do I Need To Do To Get Primary Custody?
    Question: My wife and I are divorcing and while I don’t want to keep my kids completely away from her, I think she makes some questionable decisions as a parent. She is going to live with her mother, who has a drinking problem, and that…
Rank this Week: 121

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
Rank this Week: 4401

The Woodlands Divorce Attorney,…

The Woodlands Divorce Attorney, Conroe Divorce Attorney

Covers divorce and family law in the Woodlands and Houston. By Richard L. Shea.

http://thewoodlandsdivorce.com
  • Mar 25

    Stock Option or No Option?

    Stock Option or No Option?
    I’ve discussed before how stock options can be a complicated asset to deal with in a Woodlands Divorce case. They present valuation issues and even more complicated issues surrounding when and how they can be liquidated and divided. If…
  • Mar 16

    Mediation, Divorce Agreements, and Fraud

    Mediation, Divorce Agreements, and Fraud
    Some people try to get away with being sneaky. Sometimes that mentality goes so far as to be deceptive in dealing with other people. This happens a lot (too much) in divorce cases. It is not uncommon for the husband Read More
  • Nov 9

    Community Property and Goodwill in a Busine

    Community Property and Goodwill in a Busine
    Division of community property is almost always a key issue in a Woodlands divorce case. Some assets are easier to identify and divide than others. For example, identifying and dividing the community property portion of a simple checking…
Rank this Week: 3820

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
  • Mar 25

    Northern Kentucky Resident

    Northern Kentucky Resident
    For the next few weeks, we will be posting information about personal injuries–your legal rights, our experience with personal injury cases, what exactly is “personal injury,” and other related topics.  However, this…
  • Mar 18

    Business Creditor Attorneys Ft. Thoma

    Business Creditor Attorneys Ft. Thoma
    People borrow money from businesses such as banks, car dealers, credit card companies, small lending agencies, landlords, and many more businesses. Occasionally those people are unable to repay the businesses. In Ft. Thomas, the law firm of…
  • Mar 12

    Civil Suit Attorneys in Ft. Thoma

    Civil Suit Attorneys in Ft. Thoma
    Over the next few weeks, we will be enjoying St. Patrick’s Day and March Madness. The competition and rivalry amongst the fans can lead to unintended conflicts. These conflicts often result in civil suits. Whether you find yourself…
Rank this Week: 3885

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
  • Mar 25

    To Tweet or Not to Tweet?

    To Tweet or Not to Tweet?
    As more attorneys are dipping their toes into the social media waters to network through LinkedIn and reach potential clients through Facebook, many are wondering whether they should also be using Twitter. There are definitely benefits…
  • Mar 23

    Profile in Practice: Agnieszka Adam

    Profile in Practice: Agnieszka Adam
    As part of CEB’s commitment to bringing together California’s legal community, here’s a short interview with one of your fellow attorneys, Agnieszka Adams: CEB: What is your practice area and how did you choose it?…
  • Mar 20

    Demonstrative Evidence: When You Want to Show and Tell

    Demonstrative Evidence: When You Want to Show and Tell
    An episode of This American Life described the failed effort to get a Tic-tac-toe-playing chicken into evidence in the death penalty case of a mentally ill man with a very low IQ. Defense counsel was trying to rebut a psychiatrist’s…
Rank this Week: 2627

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    NHTSA: Drugged Drivers no more likely to crash than Drunk Driver

    NHTSA: Drugged Drivers no more likely to crash than Drunk Driver
    NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION — A new federal study shows that drivers who have used pot are just as likely to get into a crash as sober drivers. The study was performed by the National Highway Traffic Safety…
  • Mar 23

    Valuing Property as Part of Your Divorce Case

    Valuing Property as Part of Your Divorce Case
    Most divorces include the division of property.  In some cases, especially those with limited assets, this can be a very simple, straightforward process.  However, in cases involving complex assets, especially those of high-value,…
  • Mar 21

    Case Summary: State of Washington v. Ryan Richard Quaale

    Case Summary: State of Washington v. Ryan Richard Quaale
    In December 2014, the Washington State Supreme Court held that the HGN field sobriety test, which can indicate physical signs of alcohol consumption, cannot by itself establish impairment.  On August 28, 2011, Washington State Patrol…
Rank this Week: 4189

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

South Florida Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Parenting Plan Enforcement: Parenting Coordinators, Part 2

    Parenting Plan Enforcement: Parenting Coordinators, Part 2
    Parenting coordination can be a valuable tool for minimizing the negative impact of a divorce on a child. It is an alternative dispute resolution method used to promote the best interests of the child. Parenting coordinators are often used…
  • Mar 23

    Parenting Plan Enforcement: Parenting Coordinators, Part 1

    Parenting Plan Enforcement: Parenting Coordinators, Part 1
    When minor children are involved in a divorce, some of the most important issues in the divorce are custody and time-sharing. Coming to agreement on these issues can be contentious and can involve significant disagreement. However, the…
  • Mar 18

    Criminal Contempt of Court in Florida

    Criminal Contempt of Court in Florida
    Criminal contempt is a serious charge. Learn more about how criminal contempt can happen in family law cases from William Wallshein.
Rank this Week: 4187

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Mar 25

    Supreme Court judgment in In the matter of S (A Child)

    Supreme Court judgment in In the matter of S (A Child)
    The full judgment can be found here and a press summary here.
  • Mar 24

    Open Daze

    Open Daze
    Family courts should have annual open days for children - Law Society Gazette, 23rd March 2015
  • Mar 20

    Traumatic

    Traumatic
    My excuse this week for not posting anything around here is that I've been trying to set up and get used to a new PC. If you thought buying a house, getting divorced or a death in the family were traumatic, I can tell you they are nothing…
Rank this Week: 480

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • Mar 25

    Grandparent Visitation Reversed in Columbia, TN: Manning v. Manning

    Grandparent Visitation Reversed in Columbia, TN: Manning v. Manning
    Facts: Mother and Father are the divorced parents of Child. Father was convicted of stalking mother and has no visitation with Child. Father has been in and out of jail throughout Child’s life. Mother and Child resided with…
  • Mar 23

    Grandparents Fail to Undo Adoption in Jonesborough, TN: In re R.S.M.

    Grandparents Fail to Undo Adoption in Jonesborough, TN: In re R.S.M.
    Facts: Mother was the unmarried parent of Child. Following the birth, Mother and Child lived with Grandparents in their home for over two years. Grandparents loved the child and they shared a close relationship. One day Mother told…
  • Mar 20

    Photo of the Week: River Otter with Trout

    Photo of the Week: River Otter with Trout
    Information provided by K.O. Herston: Knoxville, Tennessee Divorce, Matrimonial and Family Law Attorney.Filed under: Photography Tagged: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Photography
Rank this Week: 1943

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

http://heyannette.com/blog/
  • Mar 24

    Children In Between Online – Online Parenting Course

    Children In Between Online – Online Parenting Course
    I’ve been referring some clients and parenting coordination parties to online parenting education at Children in Between Online (CIBO).   I became aware of this online course through a seminar presentation in January.   I took…
  • Mar 23

    Monday Morning Minute:

    Monday Morning Minute:
    This recent New York Times article on Managing Media in the Family has some valuable tips about kids’ use of technology.   Tech issues, including cell phone use and abuse, are similar whether the family is intact or separated.…
  • Mar 18

    Are You a Restrictive Gate-Keeper?

    Are You a Restrictive Gate-Keeper?
    Here’s a list of divorce parenting behaviors that every professional in family court cases is familiar with. The other parent is insulted in front of the child, either directly to her, or by her overhearing family discussions (or even…
Rank this Week: 3044

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/
  • Mar 24

    California Court Had Jurisdiction to Hear Child Support "Application"

    California Court Had Jurisdiction to Hear Child Support "Application"
    Most divorce proceedings that involve children tend to address the issue of child support, as well as custody and visitation. Local courts and state agencies alike take very seriously the matter of support, and will even step in to ensure…
  • Mar 17

    California Court Holds Custody Order Not Appealable Under the Law

    California Court Holds Custody Order Not Appealable Under the Law
    Family law cases come in all shapes and sizes; no two divorce proceedings are alike. But certain aspects of divorce are fairly predictable, especially when you know what to expect. The California Family Code, in conjunction with established…
  • Mar 10

    California Court Upholds Marital Settlement Agreement Covering LA Dodgers'-Related Asset

    California Court Upholds Marital Settlement Agreement Covering LA Dodgers'-Related Asset
    The division of marital assets is often a contentious part of a divorce proceeding. Since California is a "community property" state, this is an extremely important phase in cases arising in this jurisdiction. According to Section 2601 of…
Rank this Week: 3223

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4155

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/
  • Mar 24

    Do You Want FHA Approval for Your Condominium?

    Do You Want FHA Approval for Your Condominium?
    There are all kinds of acronyms floating around when talking about mortgage programs for condominium associations:  FHA, VA, FMNA, FHLMC, FDMC, etc.  Community associations may benefit from learning about these programs, especially…
  • Mar 23

    12-Packs Available Earlier Than Anticipated

    12-Packs Available Earlier Than Anticipated
    Earlier this month, the PLCB made headlines when they issued a ruling indicating that beer distributors could now sell 12-packs of beer.  In the wake of that decision, many beer distributors and breweries were scrambling to make changes…
  • Mar 16

    As a Small Business Owner Do You Know the Laws that Apply to Your Business?

    As a Small Business Owner Do You Know the Laws that Apply to Your Business?
    In the early stages of starting a business, entrepreneurs often face many problems, most of which require time and money to evaluate and resolve. That being said, there are certain investments a business owner can make that will save a lot of…
Rank this Week: 1413

Mississippi Family Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Family Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, child custody and child support. By M. Devin Whitt.

http://www.mississippifamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    You Snooze You Lose: Do Not Wait to Enforce or Collect on Divorce Judgment

    You Snooze You Lose: Do Not Wait to Enforce or Collect on Divorce Judgment
    Do not "sit" on your right to enforce or collect on a divorce judgment. Let me repeat that: DO NOT wait too long to enforce a divorce judgment or any incorporated alimony, property settlement, or child support judgment. I give this counsel…
  • Mar 2

    Awarding Attorney's Fees in Mississippi Divorce

    Awarding Attorney's Fees in Mississippi Divorce
    One of the most frequently asked questions I have received in my years of divorce practice is "how much is this divorce going to cost me?" This is a fair question, but a tough one to answer. In Mississippi, divorce is neither easy nor free.…
  • Jan 7

    Personal Injury Awards and Property Division in Mississippi

    Personal Injury Awards and Property Division in Mississippi
    From cases involving work-related injuries to those involving injuries arising from car accidents, personal injury litigation is a constant staple in our courts today. Generally, the result of these types of legal matters is either (1) an…
Rank this Week: 4818

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/
  • Mar 24

    5 Steps of Divorce Mediation | Atlanta Divorce Practice

    5 Steps of Divorce Mediation | Atlanta Divorce Practice
    In our Atlanta divorce practice, we sometimes have clients who are not able, for a variety of reasons, to come to an agreement on one or more terms of their… The post 5 Steps of Divorce Mediation | Atlanta Divorce Practice appeared…
  • Mar 19

    Financial Impact of Divorce on Women| Atlanta Divorce Attorney

    Financial Impact of Divorce on Women| Atlanta Divorce Attorney
    As Atlanta divorce attorneys, we get to assist many women in their divorce cases. They come from a variety of backgrounds and have many different types of living and working… The post Financial Impact of Divorce on Women| Atlanta…
  • Mar 10

    Is Porn Preventing Marriage? | Atlanta Law Firm

    Is Porn Preventing Marriage? | Atlanta Law Firm
    Our Atlanta law firm does a variety of work including divorce, adoptions, contracts, business and protections for same-sex couples. Many people have heard how painful divorce can be and how… The post Is Porn Preventing Marriage? |…
Rank this Week: 2588

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
  • Mar 24

    Visitation schedules for firefighters (or anyone who works 24-hours on/48-hours off)

    Visitation schedules for firefighters (or anyone who works 24-hours on/48-hours off)
    One can always tell when an attorney has failed to really focus on his or her client when a parent who works a 24-hours on/48-hours off work schedule ends up with an every-other-weekend visitation schedule. Such visitation schedules doom such…
  • Mar 23

    The drawback of preventing non-parties from attending mediation

    The drawback of preventing non-parties from attending mediation
    ADR Rule 5(d) states that “ADR [Alternative Dispute Resolution] conferences are private. Other persons may attend only with the permission of the parties, their attorneys and the mediator.” In family court mediations, parties will…
  • Mar 19

    Discovery for defending domestic violence allegations in family court case

    Discovery for defending domestic violence allegations in family court case
    Allegations of domestic violence in family court cases are often akin to shock grenades: intend to knock the other party back and on the defensive. When these allegations are accompanied by substantial corroborating evidence, they can have…
Rank this Week: 655

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • Mar 24

    Subject Matter Jurisdiction for a Child Not in Texas during Divorce

    Subject Matter Jurisdiction for a Child Not in Texas during Divorce
    MichaelSubject Matter Jurisdiction for a Child Not in Texas during divorce If you are trying to get divorced in Texas, but your children have not lived in Texas for the last six months, or have never resided in Texas at all, then Texas lacks…
  • Mar 9

    Harris County DRO Parenting Coordination

    Harris County DRO Parenting Coordination
    MichaelHarris County DRO Parenting Coordination The Domestic Relations Office is now offering Parenting Coordination as authorized under Chapter 153, Subchapter K, Texas Family Code.  The service will be provided by a DRO employee who is…
  • Mar 5

    Tough Houston Divorce Lawyer

    Tough Houston Divorce Lawyer
    MichaelTough Houston Divorce Lawyer Getting a divorce doesn’t have to be the big hassle that everyone always makes it seem to be. If you get a good, tough Houston divorce lawyer then it can be a very easy exchange. It is true the going…
Rank this Week: 2122

Orange County Criminal Attorneys…

Orange County Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal justice, family law and Orange County DWI news. By Lauren Johnson, Attorney At Law

http://www.orangecountycriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Can Robert Durst’s HBO The Jinx “Confession” Be Used Against Him?

    Can Robert Durst’s HBO The Jinx “Confession” Be Used Against Him?
    Last week on HBO’s documentary, “The Jinx,” real estate mogul Robert Durst seemed to have confessed to killing Kathleen McCormack Durst, Susan Berman and Morris Black, for which he was a prime suspect. The question,…
  • Mar 24

    Orange County Court of Appeal Affirms Conviction On Appeal In Robbery Case

    Orange County Court of Appeal Affirms Conviction On Appeal In Robbery Case
    The California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District affirmed sentences for Rashon Abernathy, Shaquille Jordan and Seandell Jones on counts of robbery and murder.he three defendants were convicted to 25 years to life (Jordan and…
  • Feb 24

    Orange County Court of Appeal Affirms Conviction On Appeal In Robbery Case

    Orange County Court of Appeal Affirms Conviction On Appeal In Robbery Case
    The California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District affirmed sentences for Rashon Abernathy, Shaquille Jordan and Seandell Jones on counts of robbery and murder.he three defendants were convicted to 25 years to life (Jordan and…
Rank this Week: 5002

Sonoma County Lawyer Blog

Sonoma County Lawyer Blog

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

http://blog.jamessansonelaw.com/
  • Mar 24

    Mother Wins Primary Custody and Proves She Knows How to Protect Her Children

    Mother Wins Primary Custody and Proves She Knows How to Protect Her Children
    At times, life seems horribly unfair. That must be how Andrea felt after being accosted by her husband and fleeing to her local police department for help. What happened next was social services took her children and then attempted to…
  • Mar 17

    A Tale of Two Mothers Fighting for Custody and Safety

    A Tale of Two Mothers Fighting for Custody and Safety
    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times for these two mothers. If you are active on Twitter or Facebook, you've probably seen this popular hashtag #StandWithNanHui. #StandWithNanHui Case Draws Attention to Domestic…
  • Mar 10

    Are You Sure You Don't Need a Divorce Lawyer?

    Are You Sure You Don't Need a Divorce Lawyer?
    Are you thinking about leaving your spouse but fear that you can't afford a divorce? There are resources that you can access that can help you reduce your costs. Resources for Divorces To find court forms, courthouse information and to run…
Rank this Week: 1746

Ontario Family Law Blog

Ontario Family Law Blog

Covers family law and collaborative team practice issues. By Galbraith Family Law.

http://www.ontariofamilylawblog.com
  • Mar 24

    Divorce Fear

    Divorce Fear
    By Thea Cameron, Lawyer Separation and Divorce: these words bring up feelings of pain, disappointment, fear, and uncertainty.   Are you worried about the way this will impact your children, and what the financial…
  • Feb 3

    Reducing Family Conflict

    Reducing Family Conflict
     “We don’t agree on much, but we want to protect the kids” By Toni Nieuwhof Does this sound familiar?  Parental conflict in a family may be high whether you’re separating, living separate and…
  • Mar 22

    Top Five Reasons Why You Need a Will

    Top Five Reasons Why You Need a Will
    by Toni Nieuwhof “Oh yeah, I need to make that appointment.”  I hear this so frequently from successful people who generally have made sound financial choices.  Let’s face it – it’s difficult to conjure…
Rank this Week: 2295

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

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

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
Rank this Week: 772

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/
  • Mar 24

    Michigan Adopts Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act

    Michigan Adopts Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act
    Michigan's Legislature has enacted the Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act (UCAPA), MCL 722.1521 et seq. The Act, which became effective on January 12, 2015, provides family courts with the authority to take measures to prevent child…
  • Mar 23

    Shaken Baby Syndrome | New Science Investigation Cast Doubts on Diagnosi

    Shaken Baby Syndrome | New Science Investigation Cast Doubts on Diagnosi
    Important research has been done and is continuing to be conducted on the issue of Shaken Baby Syndrome. Some researchers are questioning whether courts and law enforcement are getting it right.
  • Mar 20

    Revocation of Parentage Act & Relief from Child Support Arrearage

    Revocation of Parentage Act & Relief from Child Support Arrearage
    The Michigan Court of Appeals held on March 19, 2015 that the alleged father of a child born in 2005 has a right to a hearing in the trial court on remand to determine whether he is entitled to have child support arrearages cancelled when he…
Rank this Week: 687

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Covers Florida family and criminal law.

http://jacksonvillecriminalandfamilylawyers.com/blog/
  • Mar 23

    FAQ: Where Should I file for Divorce?

    FAQ: Where Should I file for Divorce?
    Florida has a reputation for attracting retirees from across the country and it certainly has its share of snow birds and over 55 residents, but there’s another demographic that’s attracted to Florida’s warm weather and…
  • Mar 16

    American Bar Association Votes on Stand Your Ground Law

    American Bar Association Votes on Stand Your Ground Law
    The House of Delegates, the legislative and administrative arm of the American Bar Association (ABA), a professional association of over 400,000 attorneys, voted this week to adopt a resolution that opposes controversial stand your ground…
  • Feb 26

    Reasonable expectation of privacy? Recording public conversations in Florida

    Reasonable expectation of privacy? Recording public conversations in Florida
    Criminal Defense Attorneys in Jacksonville, FL Florida Statute 934.03 makes it is a misdemeanor to record someone without their consent unless the conversation occurs in-person in a situation where there is no reasonable expectation of…
Rank this Week: 4106

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/
  • Mar 23

    How Does Divorce Differ from a Legal Annulment?

    How Does Divorce Differ from a Legal Annulment?
    A recent story on msn.com disclosed that actress Pamela Anderson was contesting an application for annulment by her estranged spouse, Rick Salomon, and instead was seeking to proceed with the divorce she filed for last month. While…
  • Mar 9

    What to Do If Asked to Sign a Pre-Nuptial Agreement

    What to Do If Asked to Sign a Pre-Nuptial Agreement
    A pre-nuptial agreement may not conjure up the most romantic thoughts, but in today’s world of career-oriented couples who wait later in life to marry, it can be a very reasonable and even responsible step to take before the wedding.…
  • Feb 23

    Facing the Financial Culture Shock of Divorce

    Facing the Financial Culture Shock of Divorce
    One of the biggest obstacles couples face after divorce is adjusting to their new financial status. The joint income that previously sustained one household now has to cover two. Making sure your finances are in order is a big step…
Rank this Week: 2727

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/
  • Mar 23

    The Evolution of the Complaint for Divorce in New Jersey

    The Evolution of the Complaint for Divorce in New Jersey
    Over the past 20 years, I have observed many significant changes to New Jersey's Complaint for Divorce. As an attorney who only handles divorce and family law related matters, I have applauded many of the changes that have occurred to this…
  • Mar 11

    Will I Lose My Alimony Just Because I Am Living With My Sister?

    Will I Lose My Alimony Just Because I Am Living With My Sister?
    After having handled thousands of divorce cases here in New Jersey, I know that alleging cohabitation is the most popular basis for modifying or terminating alimony. However, as an experienced a seasoned attorney I am well that this area of…
  • Feb 24

    In a New Jersey Divorce, Who Gets the Dog?

    In a New Jersey Divorce, Who Gets the Dog?
    Anyone who knows me personally understands that I am a "dog person." I have the two most amazing French Bulldogs and they are like my children. As a divorce attorney for the past two decades, I have had countless client's ask me, "who get…
Rank this Week: 4949

AmeriTrust Law Group LLC Legal…

AmeriTrust Law Group LLC Legal Blog

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

http://www.ameritrustlawgroup.com/legal-blog/
  • Mar 23

    Karmaloop Online Clothes Retailer May Pursue Bankruptcy

    Karmaloop Online Clothes Retailer May Pursue Bankruptcy
    Just a few years ago Karmaloop, the online streetwear clothing retailer from Boston, looked as though the company was poised for big growth. Now, the company may need to file bankruptcy after struggling with excessive debt, according to the…
  • Mar 17

    Lumber Liquidators (LL) Stock Tumbles as the Company Faces Lawsuits and Insider Trading Allegation

    Lumber Liquidators (LL) Stock Tumbles as the Company Faces Lawsuits and Insider Trading Allegation
    60 Minutes recently released an earth-shattering report about Lumber Liquidators describing how the company may be selling Chinese-made laminate flooring with toxic levels of formaldehyde to increase profits. Anderson Cooper covered the…
  • Mar 9

    Citigroup to Send Checks to 23,000 Homeowners It Forgot to Pay After Foreclosure Settlement

    Citigroup to Send Checks to 23,000 Homeowners It Forgot to Pay After Foreclosure Settlement
    After the Independent Foreclosure Review in 2013, Citigroup agreed to compensate borrowers in a settlement for committing widespread foreclosure abuses. However, it was recently discovered more than 20,000 borrowers did not receive any money.…
Rank this Week: 3361

New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

By Bruce Provda.

http://www.nydivorcefirm.com/blog
  • Mar 23

    Interesting Facts About Divorce

    Interesting Facts About Divorce
    According to FindLaw.com and WestLaw, the leading legal research database, internet searches for divorce peak in March. The research database analyzed divorce filings across the US between 2008 and 2011. The analysis revealed that divorces in…
  • Mar 11

    Local Ministry Reaches Out to Those Hurt by Divorce

    Local Ministry Reaches Out to Those Hurt by Divorce
    Americans for Divorce Reform estimates that “probably 40 or possibly 50″ percent of all marriages end in divorce. Whether these statistics are accurate or not, the dissolution of a marriage can be traumatic for the couples…
  • Mar 6

    How Single Parent Households Affect Children

    How Single Parent Households Affect Children
    In today’s day and age, single parent families are no longer viewed as non-traditional families since they are all around us. According to the US Census Bureau, approximately 30 percent of American families are headed by only one…
Rank this Week: 4112

Denver Divorce Attorney Blog

Denver Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Colorado family law, child custody and child support. By Plog & Stein, PC.

http://www.denverdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 22

    Is Your Property Your Property After Your Colorado Divorce?

    Is Your Property Your Property After Your Colorado Divorce?
    From time to time, in my limited spare time, I read. As the inner nerd in me still exists, that includes looking at odd topics related to divorce laws in other places. Colorado is one of fifty states. Though our laws have similarities to…
  • Mar 17

    International Child Custody Disputes in Colorado

    International Child Custody Disputes in Colorado
    Colorado courts have jurisdiction over children who reside within this state, meaning that they can make orders regarding allocation of parental responsibilities and child support. State law is equipped to address interstate custody disputes,…
  • Mar 6

    Investment Income and Colorado Child Support

    Investment Income and Colorado Child Support
    If the parties to a divorce have one or more minor children, Colorado law generally requires their divorce decree or orders to include provisions for the payment of child support. If they cannot agree on child support terms, a judge must…
Rank this Week: 2889

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Mar 22

    Marital Agreements: Balancing The Literal With The Absurd

    Marital Agreements: Balancing The Literal With The Absurd
    At the point the literal construction of a contract leads to an absurd result, the actual words should yield to logic and the mutual understanding of the parties. The First Department held otherwise in its March 19, 2015 decision in…
  • Mar 15

    Increasing Child Support On Appeal: Awards On Income Over The Cap

    Increasing Child Support On Appeal: Awards On Income Over The Cap
    The Third Department gave us insight into its analysis of child support awards in two recent decisions in which it increased those awards. What to do when the parents’ combined income exceeds the Child Support Standards Act (C.S.S.A.)…
  • Mar 1

    Temporary Maintenance Award Increased From $96 to Presumptively Correct $784.62 Per Week

    Temporary Maintenance Award Increased From $96 to Presumptively Correct $784.62 Per Week
    In its February 18, 2015 decision in Dunleavy v. Dunleavy, the Second Department modified the order of Suffolk County Supreme Court Justice Carol Mackenzie by increasing the wife’s temporary maintenance award from $75 to $784.62…
Rank this Week: 2469