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Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

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

http://www.tabanolaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 29

    Pennsylvania Support – Requesting Payment for Unreimbursed Medical Expense

    Pennsylvania Support – Requesting Payment for Unreimbursed Medical Expense
    March 31 is the deadline to request reimbursement for medical expenses for bills received during the prior year. In child support cases, the party that is receiving child support pays the first $250 in unreimbursed expenses per child. …
  • Feb 12

    Tips to Consider when Separating

    Tips to Consider when Separating
    Separation: Nine Tips to Help You as You Move Through the Divorce Process There may be 50 ways to leave your lover but there’s a heck of a lot more to it than just being creative with the word good-bye. More often than not, the way you…
  • Feb 1

    Divorce and Tax Filing Statu

    Divorce and Tax Filing Statu
    Tax law distinguishes filing status because filing requirements, certain credits and above-the-line deductions, tax brackets, and the standard deduction depend on the filing status. Additionally, filing status determines the income threshold…
Rank this Week: 3983

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1482

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Mar 29

    Frequently Asked Questions After An Arrest

    Frequently Asked Questions After An Arrest
    You have rights and it’s important to know them. In this post we’ll tackle frequently asked questions after an arrest so you’ll know how to respond in case you ever get booked. Can I be arrested without an arrest warrant?…
  • Feb 24

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part VI)

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part VI)
    Building a Legal Practice Designed to Last: Concentrating Your Practice     The modern world of business has pushed professionals more and more into concentrated areas of service. In law school you study four to five areas of the…
  • Feb 24

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part V)

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part V)
    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last: Be the Concierge for Services Related to Your Practice       Providing value to your clients is often more about what happens outside of the courtroom as in it. Wherever your…
Rank this Week: 2656

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

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

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Mar 29

    Same Sex Marriage and the Possible Correlation with Decreases in Teen Suicide Rate

    Same Sex Marriage and the Possible Correlation with Decreases in Teen Suicide Rate
    In 2015, Obergefell v. Hodges held that the fundamental right to marry is guaranteed to same-sex couples by both the Due Process Clause and the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the US Constitution. Obergefell provides a…
  • Mar 28

    Five Tax Considerations When Divorcing

    Five Tax Considerations When Divorcing
    Whether you are in the process of getting divorced or are considering filing for divorce, there are a five (5) tax considerations you should be aware of as you move forward.  As we are in the midst of tax season it is the perfect time to…
  • Nov 29

    Navigating Health Care Costs in Divorce

    Navigating Health Care Costs in Divorce
    If you are wondering what will happen to your health insurance coverage upon divorce, you are not alone.  It is no secret that the cost of individual coverage is rising, and uncertainty about the continuation of the Affordable Care Act…
Rank this Week: 3327

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 29

    Teaching Computers Not to Forget Could Cut the Costs of Litigation

    Teaching Computers Not to Forget Could Cut the Costs of Litigation
    We trust our computers to handle our to-do lists and calendars because they never forget, right? While computers are good at remembering what we tell them (and a big thank you to Google for remembering my kids’ birthdays), one of the…
  • Mar 28

    Lancaster County Reassessment – Commercial and Industrial Property Assessment Appeal

    Lancaster County Reassessment – Commercial and Industrial Property Assessment Appeal
    We have written a couple of posts about the Lancaster County-wide Property Tax Reassessment.  In this post, we want to focus specifically on commercial and industrial properties.  This includes any sort of income producing…
  • Mar 27

    Insurance Considerations for Liquor Licensee

    Insurance Considerations for Liquor Licensee
    I have the pleasure of working with numerous clients who own bars, restaurants, hotels and breweries, so when Nate Bunty asked me to participate in an Expert Interview on Liquor Liability I was happy to share some of the knowledge and…
Rank this Week: 927

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 29

    Tips for Drafting an Understandable Trust

    Tips for Drafting an Understandable Trust
    The purpose of a trust document is to convey information to its intended audience. But that audience is typically a very disparate group in terms of its education in general and its knowledge of trusts and taxes in particular. How can you…
  • Mar 27

    Should You Discuss Damages During Opening and Closing?

    Should You Discuss Damages During Opening and Closing?
    Whether and how you discuss damages in your opening statement and closing argument is a strategic consideration. A plaintiff discussing damages in the opening may turn jurors off, but not doing so can be a tactical mistake. Defendants usually…
  • Mar 24

    Would an “Insured” by Any Other Name Be as Covered?

    Would an “Insured” by Any Other Name Be as Covered?
    Automobile liability policies provide coverage both to “named insureds” and “insureds.” Do you understand the coverage consequences of this distinction? When representing an insured in a car accident case, you need to…
Rank this Week: 668

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law with a focus on divorce on Maryland. By Anthony A. Fatemi, LLC.

http://www.marylanddivorcelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2384

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1325

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 365

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 29

    What To Know About the Initial Divorce Paperwork

    What To Know About the Initial Divorce Paperwork
    The instructions and forms used by you to end your case is dependent on whether case respondents have filed the necessary response and whether you and your domestic partner or spouse have an agreement concerning the ending of marriage,…
  • Mar 28

    Responding to Divorce or Legal Separation Paper

    Responding to Divorce or Legal Separation Paper
    Anyone of the spouses in marriage or as a partner in registered domestic partnership has the right to request the court to terminate their legal relationship. Your domestic partner or spouse has requested the court to end the relationship in…
  • Mar 23

    Common Misconceptions About Divorce Mediation in California

    Common Misconceptions About Divorce Mediation in California
    Divorce mediation is an attractive process for California couples that seek to resolve their disputes amicably without the need to have a public battle in court. However, there are still a lot of things that people do not know about divorce…
Rank this Week: 366

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Mar 29

    End of Diamond Engagement Ring

    End of Diamond Engagement Ring
    From the Economist: PEACOCKS strut; bowerbirds build lovenests; spiders gift-wrap flies in silk. Such courtship rituals play an important role in what Charles Darwin called sexual selection: when the female of a species bears most of the…
  • Mar 28

    Gender Budgeting

    Gender Budgeting
    From the Economist: IT IS easy to be cynical about government--and rarely does such cynicism go unrewarded. Take, for instance, policy towards women. Some politicians declare that they value women's unique role, which can be shorthand for…
  • Mar 27

    Saudi Arabian Women

    Saudi Arabian Women
    From the Economist: CAN Saudi Arabia keep its women? Last month’s appointment of women to head two big banks and Tadawul, the kingdom’s stock exchange, offers hope that the path to a fulfilling career is not completely blocked. But the...
Rank this Week: 134

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
  • Mar 29

    What Is the Burden of Proof in Child Welfare Cases?

    What Is the Burden of Proof in Child Welfare Cases?
    Generally speaking, the burden of proof is the threshold that a person proving a fact in a court of law must meet for that fact to be legally established as true.
  • Mar 28

    Who Advocates for the Parent in Child Welfare Proceedings?

    Who Advocates for the Parent in Child Welfare Proceedings?
    Many parents facing child welfare proceedings feel, and rightfully so, that no one is advocating for them or the unity of their family. Accordingly, many parents feel as if the system is against them and feel at a lost as to what to do.
  • Mar 27

    The Role of Child Psychologists in Child Custody Proceeding

    The Role of Child Psychologists in Child Custody Proceeding
    Child psychologists have the training to assess what is in the psychological best interests of the child as they pertain to custody and parenting time matters.
Rank this Week: 2870

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

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

http://www.arizonalawgroup.com/blog/
  • Mar 28

    Arizona Medical Blood Draw Exception to Warrant Requirement in DUI Case

    Arizona Medical Blood Draw Exception to Warrant Requirement in DUI Case
    In a DUI case, Arizona’s highest court clarified application of the medical blood draw exception to the warrant requirement where an injured DUI suspect resisted Read More The post Arizona Medical Blood Draw Exception to Warrant…
  • Mar 26

    Reflections on What Makes a Marriage Work

    Reflections on What Makes a Marriage Work
    In our March family law newsletter, we offer some special insight into marriage and what makes the legal team at Stewart Law Group tick. Take Read More The post Reflections on What Makes a Marriage Work appeared first on Stewart Law Group.
  • Feb 10

    LLC Operating Agreement with Arbitration Was Postnuptial Agreement

    LLC Operating Agreement with Arbitration Was Postnuptial Agreement
    In this consolidated divorce action, an LLC operating agreement with an arbitration provision was found to be a postnuptial agreement affecting a spouse’s separate property. Read More The post LLC Operating Agreement with Arbitration…
Rank this Week: 1504

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 28

    Behind DivorceHotel

    Behind DivorceHotel
    If you have been through or are going through a divorce, you likely learned the hard way that a divorce is a longer and more complicated process than you previously expected. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could finalize your divorce in one…
  • Mar 22

    What is a Parenting Coordinator?

    What is a Parenting Coordinator?
    Child custody is one of the most difficult and emotional parts of any contested divorce.  It is not uncommon for two parents to agree on all of the financial issues, child and spousal support, and property division, only to find it…
  • Mar 18

    Whoops: The right way to bring an error to the attention of your judge.

    Whoops: The right way to bring an error to the attention of your judge.
    Appeals can be a lengthy, difficult, and expensive process. In fact, most civil appeals in the Fourth District Court of Appeals, Division One (San Diego) take about a year from start to finish. If a trial court’s error is the result of…
Rank this Week: 3457

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Mar 28

    Getting Over Your Divorce. Yes, It's Possible!

    Getting Over Your Divorce. Yes, It's Possible!
    Most people who go through a divorce will openly admit that it wasn’t easy; for some, it was downright hard, even if it was the best decision they could’ve made. When spouses divorce, they can feel like they’re losing…
  • Mar 21

    Good Advice: Don't Compare Your Divorce

    Good Advice: Don't Compare Your Divorce
    Just about everybody feels insecure while they’re going through a divorce, and this makes perfect sense. When we split from our spouse, we’re literally turning our lives upside-down, and we don’t know what’s to…
  • Mar 14

    5 Ways to Positively Manage Your Divorce

    5 Ways to Positively Manage Your Divorce
    How a spouse handles the news that their beloved husband or wife no longer wants to be married to them determines how quickly they’re able to recover emotionally and healthfully from the breakup. If you are at the beginning of…
Rank this Week: 932

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

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

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Mar 28

    4 Tips for Dealing with Worrying During Divorce

    4 Tips for Dealing with Worrying During Divorce
        4 Tips for Dealing with Worrying During Divorce Worry alerts a person that all is not right in a situation; it’s a call to action for making a change. Here are four ways to heed this call in a productive manner.…
  • Mar 28

    Lessons From Lisbon

    Lessons From Lisbon
    I am just back from the European Chapter meeting of the International Academy of Family Lawyers in beautiful Lisbon, Portugal. Held at the Ritz Four Seasons, this year’s meeting continued the legacy of fantastic IAFL events. It is such…
  • Mar 7

    Divorce Trigger

    Divorce Trigger
    The Huffington Post website features a divorce section that always impresses me. The content and advice on divorce is substantial. Take for example a recent article entitled The Three Dangers of Divorce. The article discusses triggers that…
Rank this Week: 2944

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Mar 28

    Custody Standing Wars- Chapter 2

    Custody Standing Wars- Chapter 2
    The leading case from last year in family law was the Supreme Court’s decision in D.P. v. G.J.P. 146 A.3d 204, holding that Pennsylvania’s grandparent custody statute offended principles of privacy and was partially if not wholly…
  • Mar 23

    Custodial Ménage A Trio

    Custodial Ménage A Trio
    This week we see a new case from a trial court on Long Island, which held that folks who adopt an open marriage that produces children might find the custody courtroom doors open when parts of the relationship have closed. Follow along…
  • Mar 3

    Calculating Value Increase in Real Estate During Marriage – The Debt Reduction Side

    Calculating Value Increase in Real Estate During Marriage – The Debt Reduction Side
    Hopefully all of us know that Pennsylvania is an “increase in value state” meaning that under Section 3501(a) of the Divorce Code, the increase in value of non-marital assets during marriage (to final separation) is a marital…
Rank this Week: 4382

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, paternity and legal separation issues. By Doppelt & Forney, a Professional Law Corporation.

http://www.sandiegodivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    California Surrogate Loses Legal Battle for Custody in Headline-Making Case

    California Surrogate Loses Legal Battle for Custody in Headline-Making Case
    What began as a seemingly routine surrogacy situation evolved into an international news story and a protracted court case, due to the emergence of some unique twists and turns in the case. Ultimately, the California courts rejected a…
  • Mar 21

    Omitted Community Property Debts and Reimbursement in California

    Omitted Community Property Debts and Reimbursement in California
    A recent case before the Second Appellate District tasked that court with addressing an unusual case of reimbursement following the post-divorce sale of a couple’s marital home. The appeals court reversed a trial court’s order of…
  • Mar 14

    Seniors, Retirement, and Spousal Support in California Divorce Case

    Seniors, Retirement, and Spousal Support in California Divorce Case
    In 2015, the New York Times reported that, while divorce rates were falling in many groups, they were rising among seniors. According to a Bowling Green State University study reported by usnews.com, the divorce rate among seniors doubled…
Rank this Week: 3649

Back in the Black Hills

Back in the Black Hills

Covers South Dakota criminal law, family law and estate planning issues. By Tana Fye.

http://backintheblackhills.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 28

    Non-Profit Series: 7. Benefits of 501(c)(3) Statu

    Non-Profit Series: 7. Benefits of 501(c)(3) Statu
    Written by Sagan L. Carman-DownerThe previous article in this series explained what the term 501(c)(3) means, and briefly which organizations can qualify for tax-exempt status under 501(c)(3). As explained in that article, many non-profit…
  • Mar 22

    We're Hiring!

    We're Hiring!
    Fye Law Office seeks candidates for an Associate Attorney position. Applicants with all levels of experience are encouraged to apply. A successful candidate will have an interest in family law, juvenile law, estate planning/probate. Interest…
  • Oct 7

    Rural Areas Need More Lawyer

    Rural Areas Need More Lawyer
    I live and work primarily in rural Nebraska, but am from the Rapid City area of South Dakota.  And I hear about and see first hand that there is a shortage of lawyers able to handle the caseload that exists.  The American Bar…
Rank this Week: 4842

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers the divorce process. By Ramos Law Firm.

http://www.ramosfamilylaw.com/houstondivorceblog/
  • Mar 28

    Protected: Electronic Communications – Client’s Only

    Protected: Electronic Communications – Client’s Only
    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Electronic Communications – Client’s Only appeared first on Houston Divorce Lawyers | Ramos Law Group, PLLC.
  • Mar 28

    Protected: Family Law Mediation – Client’s Only

    Protected: Family Law Mediation – Client’s Only
    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Family Law Mediation – Client’s Only appeared first on Houston Divorce Lawyers | Ramos Law Group, PLLC.
  • Mar 28

    Protected: Giving a Deposition – Client’s Only

    Protected: Giving a Deposition – Client’s Only
    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Giving a Deposition – Client’s Only appeared first on Houston Divorce Lawyers | Ramos Law Group, PLLC.
Rank this Week: 3583

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Mar 28

    New NBC Sitcom To Show Loving Side Of Divorce

    New NBC Sitcom To Show Loving Side Of Divorce
    In August, a new NBC sitcom will premiere starring Marlon Wayans that will show a more loving side of divorce. “Marlon,” which premieres Wednesday, Aug. 16 (9/8 CT), is a lighthearted comedy about a father doing his best to…
  • Mar 27

    Can My Wife Kick Me Out By Changing The Locks?

    Can My Wife Kick Me Out By Changing The Locks?
    Question: My wife has forced me out of the home we own together by changing the locks and security codes. Can she still make me pay half of the mortgage payments until the house is sold? Does she have the right to force me out in this way?…
  • Mar 24

    Is It Worth Pursuing Child Support?

    Is It Worth Pursuing Child Support?
    Question: I share 50/50 custody of my son with my ex-wife. For about six years, I paid child support. We recently mediated and child support was eliminated. I am planning on retiring in about a year while my ex is going to be working for…
Rank this Week: 1095

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, custody, and child support. By Sandy T. Fox, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Discovery of Personal Medical Records in Florida Timesharing Case

    Discovery of Personal Medical Records in Florida Timesharing Case
    When you and your spouse go through the custody and timesharing litigation process, there can be many steps along the path. Unfortunately, some cases will be contentious. In those cases, there may be many things over which you have to…
  • Mar 23

    Prosecutors Drop Charges Against South Florida Anti-Circumcision Mom

    Prosecutors Drop Charges Against South Florida Anti-Circumcision Mom
    In a decision that may, hopefully, bring a degree of closure to one family, prosecutors in South Florida decided to drop criminal charges that were pending against a mother who had famously violated court orders related to the custody of her…
  • Mar 15

    Shared Parental Responsibility Arrangement Meant Father Couldn’t Have Ultimate Decision Making Authority in All Area

    Shared Parental Responsibility Arrangement Meant Father Couldn’t Have Ultimate Decision Making Authority in All Area
    In many child custody and visitation cases, the parents often receive shared parental responsibility. When they do, there are certain restrictions that exist regarding how decision making must be structured. In one recent case, the Fourth…
Rank this Week: 4315

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/
  • Mar 28

    Taking the Next Steps - Step One

    Taking the Next Steps - Step One
    Taking the Next Steps - Step One   One of the incidents that led me to focus as a CDFA happened in my wealth management practice several years ago.  A woman came in to see me, bringing with her a copy of her husband’s 401k,…
  • Mar 23

    Understanding Child Custody Law

    Understanding Child Custody Law
    Understanding Child Custody Laws For parents who decide to separate or divorce, just thinking about child custody laws can feel sad or even disheartening. Stories about heated custody battles in the courtroom are daunting to hear, but the…
  • Mar 21

    Interview with Dr. Karyl McBride, Ph.D., LMFT

    Interview with Dr. Karyl McBride, Ph.D., LMFT
    Interview with Dr. Karyl McBride, Ph.D., LMFT A painful divorce is hard on any family, but particular circumstances can make this situation even more challenging. Raising children with a narcissist can make co-parenting difficult and even put…
Rank this Week: 606

Hook Law Center Blog

Hook Law Center Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Virginia.

https://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Mar 28

    Why You Need an Elder Law Attorney

    Why You Need an Elder Law Attorney
    As elder law attorneys, we help our clients navigate through a host of issues: planning for incapacity or death; determining which long-term care services are appropriate for them; handling concerns about family dynamics, divorcing, feuding,…
  • Mar 20

    Medicare Actively Expanding MSP Compliance for Personal Injury Claimant

    Medicare Actively Expanding MSP Compliance for Personal Injury Claimant
    On February 3, 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that they would be establishing two new Medicare Set-Aside (MSA) processes – one for Liability Medicare Set-Asides (LMSA) and the other for Non-Fault…
  • Mar 13

    Predators and Creditors: How to Protect Your Family

    Predators and Creditors: How to Protect Your Family
    Estate planning has come a long way from when I first began practice in 1993. At the time, estate planning was highly driven by a need to avoid or minimize estate taxes and the tax rules took precedence over many other considerations for many…
Rank this Week: 1684

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

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

http://www.dallastxdivorce.com/
  • Mar 28

    What do April 1st and April 15th have in common? Summer designations!

    What do April 1st and April 15th have in common? Summer designations!
    To some, April 1 and April 15 mean nothing more than practical jokes and another day of the month. To others, they are the dates by which one parent must give the other parent notice of the summer plans. While some may not want to plan their…
  • Mar 21

    Controversial subject: noncustodial parent possession over an infant

    Controversial subject: noncustodial parent possession over an infant
    Arizona State University has weighed in on a controversial subject – the quantity and quality of access of a noncustodial father to an infant child. “New research from Arizona State University shows that children, no matter what…
  • Mar 8

    Stages of grief in losing a relationship to divorce

    Stages of grief in losing a relationship to divorce
    Often I am reminded of the grief and loss that spouses must go through emotionally while I handle the legal aspects of the divorce. Sometimes, clients have already processed through the grief before they come to us and their point of…
Rank this Week: 4810

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Mar 28

    Alarming write-off of £3 billion uncollected child maintenance arrear

    Alarming write-off of £3 billion uncollected child maintenance arrear
    Jane RobeyCommenting on a new National Audit Office report (28 March) indicating some £3 billion in child maintenance arrears is considered "uncollectable", National Family Mediation CEO, Jane Robey, said:"The scale of proposed…
  • Mar 26

    News Essentials: 27th March 2017

    News Essentials: 27th March 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSInterim research findings on divorce law publishedInterim findings from research exploring how the current divorce law works in practice have been published…
  • Mar 24

    "Do your kids a favor – don’t have any."

    "Do your kids a favor – don’t have any."
    It could have been a quote from a family lawyer, but it is actually by American Comedy writer Robert Orben. It seemed apt in relation to my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog, which were all about…
Rank this Week: 551

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Is there a constitutional right to an attorney during a child custody hearing?

    Is there a constitutional right to an attorney during a child custody hearing?
    In the recent case of Dennis O v Stephanie O. the Alaskan Superior Court heard the case of Dennis O who claimed that because his ex wife had an attorney during their child custody hearing his due process rights and self incrimination…
  • Mar 17

    Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna’s Potential California Child Custody Dispute

    Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna’s Potential California Child Custody Dispute
    If you keep up with the Kardashian family (i.e. watch Keeping Up with the Kardashians and any other spin-off show they have) and follow along with good ol’ so-called “reality” television, then you might have heard about Rob…
  • Mar 16

    M.I.A. and Benjamen Bronfman international child custody battle

    M.I.A. and Benjamen Bronfman international child custody battle
    MIA the rapper from London, England is involved in an international child custody battler with billionaire Benjamin Bronfman. Their child is 4 years old and named ikhyd.  M.I.A threatened to take the child out of Brooklyn and head to…
Rank this Week: 4967

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/
  • Mar 27

    The case of A.S. v. V.S. and NJ Domestic Violence Law

    The case of A.S. v. V.S. and NJ Domestic Violence Law
    This case is a recent analysis and application of the NJ domestic violence laws, current case law across the state, combined with the entire gamut of family court litigation, including child custody, visitation schedules, support, and…
  • Mar 19

    How to Be Calm While Going Through a NJ Divorce

    How to Be Calm While Going Through a NJ Divorce
    Even an amicable divorce can be stressful; people feel like failures, and there’s a sense of deep sadness. Less agreeable divorces bring added pain as couples sink into negativity, blaming each other for conflict. Staying calm, or…
  • Feb 5

    A.M.C. v. P.B. and the Need for Protection Requirement under NJ Domestic Violence Law

    A.M.C. v. P.B. and the Need for Protection Requirement under NJ Domestic Violence Law
    Restraining orders are legal orders that protect a person or multiple people from another person. Restraining orders are issued where the defendant has committed an act of domestic violence, and orders him or her not to contact the victim or…
Rank this Week: 1990

Orange County Family Law Blog

Orange County Family Law Blog

By Pinkham & Associates, APLC. Covers California divorce and family law matters.

http://pinkhamlaw.com/blog
  • Mar 27

    Most Important Thing To Do Before Filing For Divorce

    Most Important Thing To Do Before Filing For Divorce
    The most important thing to do prior to filing for Divorce and prior to separating, especially when you are the lower wage earner, is to gather documentation regarding your spouse income and expenses, such as paystubs, credit card statements,…
  • Mar 16

    How to File For Divorce in California (Initial Paperwork)

    How to File For Divorce in California (Initial Paperwork)
    The post How to File For Divorce in California (Initial Paperwork) appeared first on Orange County CA | Divorce Attorney.
  • Jan 3

    Declaration of Disclosure – California Family Law

    Declaration of Disclosure – California Family Law
    The post Declaration of Disclosure – California Family Law appeared first on Orange County CA | Divorce Attorney.
Rank this Week: 1729

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 27

    U.S. Supreme Court hears Oral Arguments in Important Military Retirement Case | Howell v Howell

    U.S. Supreme Court hears Oral Arguments in Important Military Retirement Case | Howell v Howell
    The Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments a week ago in Howell v Howell. This case addresses the split between the states in how a military retirement is divided during a divorce. For most military families, the retirement…
  • Mar 11

    Wayne County, Michigan Child Support Amnesty Program

    Wayne County, Michigan Child Support Amnesty Program
    Erin Lincoln, Legal Director-Assistant Friend of the Court in the Wayne County Friend of the Court Office has alerted to a child support Warrant Amnesty Program. Learn the details here.
  • Feb 22

    Home Alone | Parental Dilemma | Links to Post

    Home Alone | Parental Dilemma | Links to Post
    The topic of how old a child should be before a parent leaves the child home alone has continued for the past ten years to be the most frequently researched and read on my blog Updates in Family Law. I...
Rank this Week: 2124

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.tennesseeattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1646

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Mar 27

    What should we look for when recruiting “aspiring lawyers”?

    What should we look for when recruiting “aspiring lawyers”?
    This is a guest blog post from Professor Richard Moorhead, who tweets as @RichardMoorhead and blogs at lawyerwatch. I will be insisting our pupillage committee in chambers read it.   What should we look for when recruiting…
  • Mar 23

    A little knowledge is a dangerous thing…

    A little knowledge is a dangerous thing…
    A new McKenzie Friend website has been launched this week. It is in my view an excellent illustration of the truth of the proposition that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, whether that knowledge is wielded by a law student or a…
  • Mar 21

    Child Protection Conference III – Consolidation

    Child Protection Conference III – Consolidation
    The Transparency Project is pleased to offer its support for the third multi-disciplinary Child Protection Conference to be held at the University of the West of England on June 9th. Previous events have asked the questions – is…
Rank this Week: 343

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

http://heyannette.com/blog/
  • Mar 27

    Safe Haven Therapy: An Overview, Part II

    Safe Haven Therapy: An Overview, Part II
    This is the second post about safe haven counseling, which applies to children’s counseling records in custody cases.   The first post is here. A couple of  Arizona statutes are relevant to the safe haven issue.  ARS…
  • Mar 23

    Safe Haven Counseling: An Overview, Part I

    Safe Haven Counseling: An Overview, Part I
    What is safe haven counseling?  Sometimes, it’s called “safe harbor counseling”, and these are the same thing.     I have no idea how a harbor differs from a haven, and in this context, it doesn’t…
  • Jan 26

    Children and Social Media – An Ongoing Concern

    Children and Social Media – An Ongoing Concern
    As Sherry Turkey pointed out in her great book Alone Together (2011), “We expect more from technology and less from each other.”  Unfortunately, this applies to parenting as well. What parent hasn’t relied on an iPad or…
Rank this Week: 3540

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative…

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative Law Firm

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

http://FamilyDiplomacy.com/blog
  • Mar 27

    Bitcoin and Divorce

    Bitcoin and Divorce
    Bitcoin is a relatively new type of currency that is not controlled by any government but rather is decentralized.  It is oftentimes referred to as a “cryptocurrency” as it is not physical.  Bitcoins are maintained…
  • Mar 25

    Advanced Collaborative Training: Cutting Edge Collaborative Practices (Erie, PA)

    Advanced Collaborative Training: Cutting Edge Collaborative Practices (Erie, PA)
    Cutting Edge Collaborative Practices “Sharpening Your Skills From Initial Consult to Case Debrief”  May 4 and May 5, 2017 | 9am – 4pm | Erie, PA   About There are communities around the world in which Collaborative…
  • Mar 22

    Trans Name Change in Tampa Bay

    Trans Name Change in Tampa Bay
    Do you want your legal identity to match who you are?  At Family Diplomacy, we have been a cutting edge law firm serving the needs of LGBT clients.  We can help you apply for a change of your legal name and gender marker to sync…
Rank this Week: 1944

Australian Divorce Blog

Australian Divorce Blog

Covers family law and divorce in Australia. By Stephen Page.

http://australiandivorce.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 26

    Australian Divorce Blog named in the top 50 Australian blog

    Australian Divorce Blog named in the top 50 Australian blog
    I am delighted that the Australian Divorce Blog has been named in the top 50 blogs in Australia by Feedspot.In the words of Feedspot founder Anuj Agarwhal:I personally give you a high-five and want to thank you for your contribution to this…
  • Mar 21

    The danger of relying on your valuation expert in the Family Court

    The danger of relying on your valuation expert in the Family Court
    Going to court to argue the value of the family company can be a risky affair, as a recent Family Court case illustrates. In the case, called Riley and Riley, all property settlement issues between the husband and wife were settled save one:…
  • Mar 18

    Preparing for a family report in the Family Law Court

    Preparing for a family report in the Family Law Court
    When parents continue to disagree about what happens with their children, the road too often leads to the Family Law Courts. When the dispute gets there, the parties will either organise or a judge will order that they see a family report…
Rank this Week: 543

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 26

    What’s so primo about primacy?

    What’s so primo about primacy?
    Folks will often contact my office with a desire to file a divorce or custody case immediately, “before the other side does.” Sometimes there is a need for speed: conditions within the marriage have made continued cohabitation…
  • Mar 23

    Should student loan payments be a factor in setting child support?

    Should student loan payments be a factor in setting child support?
    It has always struck me as fundamentally unfair that student loan payments–especially interest on those payments–are not deductible from income for income tax purposes. Borrow $200,000 for business equipment and there’s no…
  • Mar 20

    Changes in the non-custodial parent’s income have a much bigger impact on child support than changes in the custodial parent’s income

    Changes in the non-custodial parent’s income have a much bigger impact on child support than changes in the custodial parent’s income
    Child support can be modified based upon a substantial change of circumstances. Common circumstances that justify a child support modification are when work-related child care expenses drop (typically when the child starts kindergarten or is…
Rank this Week: 432

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 26

    Ostrower v. Ostrower

    Ostrower v. Ostrower
    2017 Slip Op. 01705 Decision This is an appeal for parts of the judgment of divorce from Nassau County Superior Court. The decision failed to award maintenance (spousal support) fees to the plaintiff, but did award the plaintiff’s…
  • Mar 23

    Court Hears Complicated Adoption Case

    Court Hears Complicated Adoption Case
    This private placement adoption action presents a number of intertwined legal issues that highlight the shortcomings of the private placement adoption statutes in New York State. The infant who is the subject of the case has now been in the…
  • Mar 19

    Ostrower v Ostrower

    Ostrower v Ostrower
    2017 Slip Op. 01705 Decision This is an appeal for parts of the judgment of divorce from Nassau County Superior Court. The decision failed to award maintenance fees to the plaintiff, but did award the plaintiff’s counsel the amount of…
Rank this Week: 4422

Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

Covers family law and mediation. By Law and Mediation Office of Darren M. Shapiro, P.C.

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

    There are many considerations a court has…

    There are many considerations a court has to make when it comes to child custody cases. Though, ultimately, the court must put the best interests of the child first when it comes to dictating who should be given parenting or visitation…
  • Mar 18

    When Should There Be Child Support Beyond the Initial Cap in New York?

    When Should There Be Child Support Beyond the Initial Cap in New York?
    In any divorce or child support case that involves children identified as minors, it’s crucial to determine how much support needs to be provided to give those children an on-going, and undisrupted lifestyle following a divorce or…
  • Mar 11

    Can a New York Divorce Court Order the Mortgage to be Paid while a Divorce is Pending Pendente Lite?

    Can a New York Divorce Court Order the Mortgage to be Paid while a Divorce is Pending Pendente Lite?
    A divorce is a complicated process that requires the partners involved to answer a lot of crucial questions about their future – from who is going to have custody of the children, to who will pay or receive payments to or from the other…
Rank this Week: 2142

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/
  • Mar 24

    Social Security Retirement Benefits Post-Divorce

    Social Security Retirement Benefits Post-Divorce
    There are some points where federal law intersects with or affects the economic consequences of pending or finalized divorces. Recently one of those point of intersection was the topic of conversation of a prospective client. Her…
  • Mar 17

    What if I Need to Set Aside a Judgment of Divorce?

    What if I Need to Set Aside a Judgment of Divorce?
    Going through a divorce can be time consuming, expensive, and emotionally draining, among many other things. For this reason and more, many people try to rush the process and enter into an ill advised settlement agreement  on their…
  • Mar 16

    The Violence Against Women Act and Remedies to Undocumented Immigrants Victimized by Domestic Violence

    The Violence Against Women Act and Remedies to Undocumented Immigrants Victimized by Domestic Violence
    The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), 42 U.S.C. § 13701 et seq., is a United States federal law that was originally passed in 1994 and was reauthorized in 2013 in which the spouses and children and parents of United States…
Rank this Week: 199

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Mar 24

    Leah Juliett marches on: It can’t be “revenge” when you did nothing wrong

    Leah Juliett marches on: It can’t be “revenge” when you did nothing wrong
    The amazing Leah Juliett slams “revenge porn” with her survivor poem, The Artist. She’s the New York performer-poet leading efforts to combat predatory discrimination and to promote cyber civil rights. CNN recently…
  • Mar 12

    Parenting in 10 words or less: thought-provoking compassion

    Parenting in 10 words or less: thought-provoking compassion
    Love & Logic posts as a handy refresher its one liners for getting children to think and to stop arguments. Jim Fay’s reference list includes these 5 favorites (excerpt): “Probably so.” “I bet it feels that…
  • Feb 23

    Extracting lies, with a little help from your mother

    Extracting lies, with a little help from your mother
    Craig Gray, a truly brilliant Renaissance man (and Grand Rapids’ own Krav Maga master), posted an effective tip from his PeaceWalker Program. “The Lie Detector” was inspired by the look given by a mother, and you too can use…
Rank this Week: 2605

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1510

The Blog About All Things Family

The Blog About All Things Family

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

http://welsh-lawfirm.com/blog/
  • Mar 24

    Co-Parenting and Juggling Visitation

    Co-Parenting and Juggling Visitation
    This post will be very short today because I just cannot say it better than the article below says it. When you are dealing with a visitation schedule because your children live in two homes, think about what you say and do and how it affects…
  • Mar 23

    Common Law Same-Sex Marriage Before June 26, 2015?

    Common Law Same-Sex Marriage Before June 26, 2015?
    So in the legal community it is still being debated as to whether common law same-sex marriage exists before the famous Obergefell decision on June 26, 2015 that required states to permit same-sex marriage. Just recently a South…
  • Mar 22

    Divorce? Where Do I Start?

    Divorce? Where Do I Start?
    So you are contemplating divorce. You’ve read my blog. You’ve read other websites. You’ve talked to friends and family. Maybe you’ve even met with an attorney but still you do not know where to start. Hopefully this…
Rank this Week: 560

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 24

    Jamaica's Accession to the Hague Abduction Convention

    Jamaica's Accession to the Hague Abduction Convention
    Jeremy D. MorleyOn 24 February 2017, Jamaica deposited its instrument of accession to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. Jamaica is the 97th Contracting State to the Convention. The Convention…
  • Mar 23

    The Hague Abduction Convention and International Child Relocation

    The Hague Abduction Convention and International Child Relocation
    by Jeremy D. Morleywww.international-divorce.comThe Hague Convention has a role to play in international child relocation cases and in cases concerning international child visitation and travel. That role will on occasion be of great…
  • Mar 16

    Abducted Child Returned from Taiwan

    Abducted Child Returned from Taiwan
    We are delighted that we helped to secure the return to California this week of a child who had been abducted to Taiwan.Taiwan is not a party to the Hague Convention on International Child Abduction and the Taiwanese judicial system would…
Rank this Week: 175

Texas Family Lawyers

Texas Family Lawyers

Covers family law topics. By Holmes, Diggs & Eames, P.L.L.C.

http://texasfamilylawyers.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 24

    Penny wise…

    Penny wise…
    Many people try to take the ‘cheap’ option in life, looking at the immediate effects, and fail to recognize the expensive long-term costs those decisions have. This happens in litigation all the time, especially with trying to…
  • Mar 1

    You Can Only Make the OAG do so Much…

    You Can Only Make the OAG do so Much…
    Recently , the Fourteenth Court of Appeals confirmed limits on what you can force the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) to do. In in-re-h-g-j  No. 14-15-00551-CV, 2016 WL 6561468 (Tex. App.–Houston [14th Dist.] 2016, no pet. h.)…
  • Aug 20

    Common Law Marriage -Very Hard to Prove in Texa

    Common Law Marriage -Very Hard to Prove in Texa
    What is a ‘common law’ marriage? Most people believe it is when two people live together as a couple for some amount of time. Two years is a common time-frame stated. But Texas has a specific three-pronged test. Under Texas law,…
Rank this Week: 3152

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3712