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Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
  • Sep 3

    PRESS RELEASE – BEST LEGAL BLOG CONTEST FINALISTS

    PRESS RELEASE – BEST LEGAL BLOG CONTEST FINALISTS
    For Immediate Release  Contact: Hon. Alan F. Pendleton, 763-498-1508, alan.pendleton@courts.state.mn.us; 763-498-1508; Judge Pendleton’s “Judicial Training & Education Blog” Has Been Nominated for The Expert…
  • Aug 27

    NORGAARD PLEA OF GUILTY – Unable to Recall Facts (15-16)

    NORGAARD PLEA OF GUILTY – Unable to Recall Facts (15-16)
    NORGAARD PLEA OF GUILTY: A Norgaard Plea is a procedure that governs situations where a defendant wants to enter a plea of guilty (usually in order to take advantage of a plea agreement) but is unable to recall facts due … Continue…
  • Aug 19

    FINAL REQUEST FOR HELP – FRIDAY IS THE LAST DAY TO NOMINATE THE BLOG

    FINAL REQUEST FOR HELP – FRIDAY IS THE LAST DAY TO NOMINATE THE BLOG
    Dear Friends and Loyal Readers of the Judicial Training & Education Blog, The deadline for nominating the Blog is this Friday, August 21. Acceptance into the competition depends on how many nominations each blog receives. I’ve been…
Rank this Week: 1443

New Jersey Divorce Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyers-blog.com/
  • Sep 3

    New Jersey Senate Passes Bill That Would End Child Support at Age 19

    New Jersey Senate Passes Bill That Would End Child Support at Age 19
    In July, the New Jersey Senate passed a bill that would allow child support payments to automatically terminate once a child turns 19. Despite the proposed alterations in child support obligations, S1046 would allow such support payments to…
  • Aug 31

    Restricting a Child’s Access to a Parent’s New Partner Following a New Jersey Divorce

    Restricting a Child’s Access to a Parent’s New Partner Following a New Jersey Divorce
    New Jersey’s Family Court Recognizes the Changing Times in Which We Live- Judge Rules that a Permanent Restriction on an Ex-Spouse’s Paramour Staying over His or Her House When the Child is Residing at the Home May NOT be…
  • Aug 1

    Separation and Divorce in New Jersey

    Separation and Divorce in New Jersey
    My spouse and I would like to legally separate before deciding whether to divorce. Can we do this? The legal separation of married couples is technically not permitted in the State of New Jersey.  Instead, spouses may choose to separate…
Rank this Week: 2278

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer…

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Missouri family law. By Brinkman & Alter, LLC.

http://www.stlouiscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    St Louis Traffic Tickets: How Do I Find Out The Reason Why My Driver’s License Has Been Suspended?

    St Louis Traffic Tickets: How Do I Find Out The Reason Why My Driver’s License Has Been Suspended?
    ONLY $185 FOR DRIVING WHILE SUSPENDED TICKETS IN ST LOUIS The easiest way to learn the reason for why your driving privileges have been suspended is to simply give the Missouri Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). This department can identify…
  • Aug 27

    St Louis Criminal Defense: Can A Municipality Charge Me With A Felony?

    St Louis Criminal Defense: Can A Municipality Charge Me With A Felony?
    AS LOW AS $750 FOR CERTAIN ST LOUIS FELONIES No, a municipality within the St Louis area does not have the authority to charge you with a felony. They are limited to misdemeanors and simple infractions. The only two governmental entities that…
  • Aug 25

    St Louis Criminal Defense: Is It Possible To Work Out A Plea Agreement On A Felony?

    St Louis Criminal Defense: Is It Possible To Work Out A Plea Agreement On A Felony?
    AS LOW AS $750 FOR CERTAIN ST LOUIS FELONIES Yes, it is. And when such a deal can be made, then the whole matter can end there. But sometimes a plea agreement cannot be worked out (or perhaps the deal that the prosecutor is offering is so bad…
Rank this Week: 3055

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
  • Sep 3

    Terms and Conditions Unspoken

    Terms and Conditions Unspoken
    When two people enter into a business deal, they usually negotiate and put their agreement in writing so there will be no misunderstandings. Not so, says divorce attorney, Larry Frolick, in the case of a marriage. Frolick describes the…
  • Aug 28

    Ashley Madison and Grounds for Divorce

    Ashley Madison and Grounds for Divorce
    Do you have grounds for divorce if you find your spouse among the 37 million hacked users of Ashley Madison, the dating website for married people looking to cheat? In DC, the answer is no. There are only two grounds for divorce in DC —…
  • Aug 21

    Ashley Madison Hack Spurs Divorce

    Ashley Madison Hack Spurs Divorce
    Divorce lawyers are seeing an upsurge in business as a result of the hack attack on the Ashley Madison Internet dating site for married people. The hackers posted names, street and email addresses and payments for millions of users, mostly…
Rank this Week: 680

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 3

    Woman Denied Visitation Rights After Same-Sex Divorce

    Woman Denied Visitation Rights After Same-Sex Divorce
    In Maryland, an appeals court ruled that a lesbian woman has no right to custody or visitation to a child whom her former partner gave birth to before the couple was married. In its ruling, the court cited a lack of state laws that govern…
  • Sep 2

    States Need to Prepare for Same-Sex Divorce

    States Need to Prepare for Same-Sex Divorce
    Now that the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage, couples across the nation who have longed to make their commitment a legal one, can at last. The landmark ruling has leveled the legal landscape for same-sex couples, and the…
  • Sep 1

    Canadian Couple's 'Divorce Selfie' on Facebook Goes Viral

    Canadian Couple's 'Divorce Selfie' on Facebook Goes Viral
    CALGARY, Canada – a Canadian couple posted their "divorce selfie" on Facebook, and their pic has swept the Internet by storm. S. and C. Neuman, of Calgary, are smiling in the photo and appear to be at court. As of Aug. 31, their…
Rank this Week: 559

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Sep 3

    How Divorce Affects Kids’ School Performance

    How Divorce Affects Kids’ School Performance
    Divorce can be earth shattering for children. One of the biggest challenges divorced parents face is helping their kids through the process. This is hard enough when the children are under the watch care of their father or mother. Once they…
  • Sep 2

    DadsDivorce Live: Transitioning Through Divorce & Parental Separation

    DadsDivorce Live: Transitioning Through Divorce & Parental Separation
    Divorce and relationships expert Nancy Fagan, founder of the The Divorce Help Clinic, recently launched a new site designed to help parents and children through the transition of divorce. The site, www.FairyGoodHeart.com, offers resources…
  • Sep 1

    The Dos & Don’ts Of Post-Divorce Dating

    The Dos & Don’ts Of Post-Divorce Dating
    Dads should always proceed with caution when jumping back into the dating game following a divorce. While it is certainly possible to successfully make that transition and find a compatible partner, many men make several common mistakes that…
Rank this Week: 897

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Sep 3

    Back to School – Let’s Get Divorced

    Back to School – Let’s Get Divorced
    Every year, I blog about the New Year’s Resolution Divorce.  This phenomena, both anecdotally and statistically proven, is a good explanation for the spike in divorce filings after the beginning of the New Year.  Some…
  • Sep 3

    WHY I’M NOT IMPRESSED WITH THE DIVORCE SELFIE, AND OTHER MUSINGS OF A DIVORCE LAWYER

    WHY I’M NOT IMPRESSED WITH THE DIVORCE SELFIE, AND OTHER MUSINGS OF A DIVORCE LAWYER
    Unless you’ve been living under a rock these past few days, you have undoubtedly heard about the Calgary couple that used their divorce as an opportunity to nab a quick selfie. Shannon and Chris Neumann looked like they were beaming as…
  • Sep 2

    MEDDLESOME FAMILY MEMBERS AND THEIR ATTORNEYS SANCTIONED FOR INTERFERING WITH SON’S DIVORCE

    MEDDLESOME FAMILY MEMBERS AND THEIR ATTORNEYS SANCTIONED FOR INTERFERING WITH SON’S DIVORCE
    Everyone knows that divorce and custody matters can be emotionally charged proceedings that tear away at the very fabric of a particular family.  Many of these cases, as family law practitioners know well, also involve family…
Rank this Week: 1082

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3743

Trust Matters Most

Trust Matters Most

Covers family law, divorce, bankruptcy, and specific Pennsylvania law changes. By Reese, Samley, Wagenseller, Mecum & Longer, P.C.

http://www.trustmattersmost.com/blog
  • Sep 3

    Timothy Watts vs. Manheim Township School District news coverage

    Timothy Watts vs. Manheim Township School District news coverage
    Attorney Timothy Reese from our firm, handled the Timothy Watts vs. Manheim Township School District case mentioned in this news report that ended in a Supreme Court ruling enforcing school districts to provide transportation to students…
  • Sep 1

    News Coverage on Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    News Coverage on Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    Please take a look at the article written by the Legal Intelligencer and the news report done by CBS21 on this case. We thank the Legal Intelligencer and CBS21 for the reports on Timothy Watts vs. Manheim Township School District!! The Legal…
  • Aug 28

    Timothy L. Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    Timothy L. Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    We wish to congratulate Tim Watts in his victory in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania! Thank you for putting your TRUST in the attorneys at Reese, Samley, Wagenseller, Mecum & Longer, P.C. For those who are unfamiliar with this particular…
Rank this Week: 1953

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Sep 3

    New York's Craziest Custody Case: Four Parents, One Child

    New York's Craziest Custody Case: Four Parents, One Child
    From New York Post: She’s seen paternity battles, struggles for alimony, vicious tugs-of-war over children, but veteran family attorney Susan Bender had never handled a custody fight quite like this. A gay male couple donated sperm from one…
  • Sep 2

    Supreme Court to Act on Kentucky Gay Marriage Fight

    Supreme Court to Act on Kentucky Gay Marriage Fight
    From NBC News: The U.S. Supreme Court this week faces the first religious objection to reach the justices since the decision declaring a constitutional right to same-sex marriage. A county clerk in Kentucky is asking for relief from a…
  • Sep 1

    Clerks Must Issue Same-Sex Marriage License

    Clerks Must Issue Same-Sex Marriage License
    From Bloomberg Business: A Kentucky county clerk must issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected contentions that she is being forced to violate her religious convictions. The justices, without…
Rank this Week: 759

Divorce Online Blog

Divorce Online Blog

News about divorce and family law.

http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/
  • Sep 3

    Ashley Madison leak increases divorce enquirie

    Ashley Madison leak increases divorce enquirie
    Requests for divorce information increases  at UK divorce website www.divorce-online.co.uk after hackers  released the personal details of millions of Ashley Madison users. The so called cheaters website was supposed to…
  • Aug 27

    The top ten reasons for divorce in 2015

    The top ten reasons for divorce in 2015
    A survey of 5,000 online divorce customers that purchased a divorce from Divorce-Online in 2015 reveals the  top ten reasons for divorce in 2015 in the UK. Just growing apart is the number one reason for divorce with over 35%…
  • Jul 24

    Divorce court fees to rise again

    Divorce court fees to rise again
    We have just received some unwelcome news from the Ministry of Justice that the filing fee for divorce is to increase from £410 to £550 following a short consultation. Which means, in effect, the court fees for divorce WILL…
Rank this Week: 2605

Arnold & Wadsworth's Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth's Blog

Covers Utah family and divorce law.

http://theutahdivorceattorneys.com/
  • Sep 3

    The ED Miracle Review A History of Genetic

    The ED Miracle Review A History of Genetic
    This requires that the principle of commitment in all relationships. Not only a variety of wedlock. If our commitment is required to achieve success. Because life depends on the success of our relations, and this is one of the important…
  • Aug 24

    Install and Use Ubuntu Snort

    Install and Use Ubuntu Snort
    I have a question posted by a user http://binarymetabot.com/the-50k-mission-software-review/ system IDs (Intrusion Detection Systems) and a few days ago, IPS (intrusion prevention) talked about. Snort – so I think I have personally used…
  • Aug 23

    The Body Building Impact

    The Body Building Impact
    When you decide to start building the body, it is good, but you have bodybuilding as a gradual process that will eventually lead to more experienced process procedures. Here are seven tips for specforce aplha review building your body to help…
Rank this Week: 3023

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: 1570

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Covers all aspects of Family Law in Florida.

http://www.familylawfirmflorida.com/Blog_System/Recent_Blog_Posts/RSS.xml
  • Sep 2

    Commingling Nonmarital Asset

    Commingling Nonmarital Asset
    One or both parties in a divorce case may have come to the marriage with an asset. In many cases, these assets become the property of both parties during the marriage due to the commingling of nonmarital assets with marital…
  • Aug 31

    Givens Givens Sparks' Chris Codling Featured on NBC 8's "On Your Side"

    Givens Givens Sparks' Chris Codling Featured on NBC 8's "On Your Side"
    Our very own Chris Codling was featured on NBC 8’s segment titled “On Your Side.” Codling is representing a homeowner who experienced property damage due to a sink hole. Homeowners found a six-foot deep sinkhole between …
  • Aug 19

    Alimony for Adultery in Florida?

    Alimony for Adultery in Florida?
    Florida is often referred to as a no fault divorce state. The lack of a requirement to prove fault when getting a divorce in Florida is generally thought of as contributing to a shorter divorce case. No longer do couples going through…
Rank this Week: 1179

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
  • Sep 2

    New York Appellate Court Vacates Part of Divorce Judgment, Finding Issues of Property Distribution Remained in Dispute

    New York Appellate Court Vacates Part of Divorce Judgment, Finding Issues of Property Distribution Remained in Dispute
    In a New York divorce matter, a court cannot grant a final divorce until the parties have resolved a wide range of issues, including an equitable distribution of marital property. If the parties can agree on a resolution, they may ask the…
  • Aug 28

    Setting Aside a New York Marital or Separation Agreement

    Setting Aside a New York Marital or Separation Agreement
    New York marital law allows spouses to enter into agreements, before or during the marriage, with regard to issues like characterization of marital property, distribution of marital property upon separation or divorce, maintenance and child…
  • Aug 20

    New York Courts Address Post-Divorce Motions to Rescind Settlement Agreement

    New York Courts Address Post-Divorce Motions to Rescind Settlement Agreement
    A divorce under the laws of the state of New York requires the parties to resolve multiple issues, either by mutual agreement or by submitting the matter to the court to decide, before the court can enter a final judgment of divorce. Many…
Rank this Week: 1974

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
  • Sep 2

    What If the Alienating Parent Is Obsessed? [Part 1]

    What If the Alienating Parent Is Obsessed? [Part 1]
    As we discussed earlier, psychologists generally recognize three “classes” of alienators. The most challenging type of parent is known as the obsessed alienator. Typically, the parent views his or her quest in moral, absolute…
  • Aug 31

    Evidence for Alienation As Child Abuse

    Evidence for Alienation As Child Abuse
    As the target of unacceptable behavior, the targeted parent may feel helpless, frustrated and depressed. However, in addition to addressing these feelings and the needs underlying them, the targeted parent has another, more selfless reason to…
  • Aug 28

    When Serious Health Or Financial Problems Afflict Either Parent

    When Serious Health Or Financial Problems Afflict Either Parent
    Parental alienation obviously doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Financial, emotional or personal stresses can lead to bad behavior from everyone involved and create negative feedback loops. For instance, let’s say that you’ve been…
Rank this Week: 1900

Maryland Family Law

Maryland Family Law

Provides general information and commentary on child custody, support, divorce and separation, and visitation. By Heather Sunderman.

http://mdfamilylaw.typepad.com/sunderman/
  • Sep 2

    Back to School

    Back to School
    If you have school-age children, you know there's a lot of time and effort in getting ready for back to school. It's difficult enough when you have a good relationship with your co-parent, but if you are separated, you may...
  • Jul 31

    Can I get my child a passport?

    Can I get my child a passport?
    Typically, both parents must appear for a child to get a passport (along with the necessary proof of citizenship, photos, application and fee.) If both parents don't apply together in person, one parent may sign the consent before a notary...
  • Jul 14

    Limited scope respresentation

    Limited scope respresentation
    As of July 1, 2015, the Maryland Judiciary developed new rules specifically permitting what is called "limited scope representation." This means that it is possible for attorneys to represent clients for specific tasks in litigation as…
Rank this Week: 2814

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers North Carolina divorce, child custody and child support issues. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottedivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Divorce Selfie Goes Viral

    Divorce Selfie Goes Viral
    Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question “What rules are there for Father’s Right in NC?”   A Canadian couple recently grabbed headlines after snapping and sharing what has since been dubbed a…
  • Aug 26

    Terrence Howard’s Divorce Settlement Tossed Out By Judge Due To Coercion

    Terrence Howard’s Divorce Settlement Tossed Out By Judge Due To Coercion
    Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What does a “No-Fault’ divorce mean in NC?”   It is exceptionally rare for a divorce settlement, once finalized, to be…
  • Aug 18

    Divorce and mandatory separation time

    Divorce and mandatory separation time
    Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What does a “No-Fault’ divorce mean in NC?”   According to a recent report in the International Business Times,…
Rank this Week: 4868

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/
  • Sep 2

    Tips on Mediation with Conflict Personalities–Part 2

    Tips on Mediation with Conflict Personalities–Part 2
    This blog is a continuation of the previous blog titled “Tips to Mediation with Conflict Personalities–Part 1”. This blog series highlights the tips that a spouse can take when going into Orange County divorce mediation with…
  • Aug 31

    Don’t Be Reactionary & Defensive In Divorce Mediation

    Don’t Be Reactionary & Defensive In Divorce Mediation
    Divorce is not something that goes down well with most people. Even spouses that have gone through an Orange County divorce mediation will have an underlying hurt and sense of disappointment as a result of their divorce. Increasingly though,…
  • Aug 21

    Mediation Guidelines for Divorcing Parent

    Mediation Guidelines for Divorcing Parent
    To most people that have not had a divorce, Orange County divorce seems like one of the hardest most complex legal cases. They believe that the California courts and the Orange County divorce mediation services are enemies of one another,…
Rank this Week: 2206

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
  • Sep 2

    Avoid the Dangers of Missing E-Data

    Avoid the Dangers of Missing E-Data
    Most discovery requests will require production of electronic data. Even if you’re tech savvy, it’s better not to go it alone because the sanctions for missing something can be huge, as Delta Airlines and defense counsel in a…
  • Aug 31

    Your Employees Are Probably Doing It, So Have a BYOD Policy

    Your Employees Are Probably Doing It, So Have a BYOD Policy
    People today can (and do) work from anywhere—connected through the Internet, WiFi, and cloud-based platforms with a variety of mobile devices. This makes preventing confidential and proprietary business information from “walking…
  • Aug 28

    Facing a Condemnation? Take These 5 Initial Step

    Facing a Condemnation? Take These 5 Initial Step
    Unlike most types of litigation, a direct condemnation case generally assures the owner of at least some compensation for the property taken. So when an owner approaches an attorney, it’s usually to see if it’s…
Rank this Week: 2419

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • Sep 2

    Unequal Division of Marital Property Affirmed in Ashland City, TN Divorce: Brady v. Brady

    Unequal Division of Marital Property Affirmed in Ashland City, TN Divorce: Brady v. Brady
    Facts: After 7 1/2 years of marriage, Husband and Wife divorced. Prior to the marriage, the parties purchased what would become the marital residence, which property was titled in both names as tenants in common. The trial court found Husband…
  • Aug 31

    Permanent Alimony Reversed in Ripley, TN Divorce: Ezekiel v. Ezekiel

    Permanent Alimony Reversed in Ripley, TN Divorce: Ezekiel v. Ezekiel
    Facts: Husband and Wife divorced after 24 years of marriage. Wife was 58 years old, in good health, and working full-time. Husband was 47 years old, in fair health, and working full-time. Wife requested $700 per month in alimony in futuro.…
  • Aug 28

    Photo of the Week: Sea Lion

    Photo of the Week: Sea Lion
    Information provided by K.O. Herston: Knoxville, Tennessee Divorce and Family Law Attorney.Filed under: Photography Tagged: Photography
Rank this Week: 3187

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Preparing For Divorce: Your Relationship With Kid

    Preparing For Divorce: Your Relationship With Kid
    After last week’s blog post about preparing yourself for divorce (called dissolution of marriage in Washington State) we had more to say on how to about prepare your relationship with your children for your divorce and subsequent…
  • Aug 23

    Four Ways to Prepare for a Potential Divorce

    Four Ways to Prepare for a Potential Divorce
    People often spend months or years considering whether to get divorced (called dissolution of marriage in Washington State). This time should not be wasted.  There are things that should be done in case your marriage does come to an end.…
  • Aug 15

    How to Protect Yourself if Your Former Spouse Refuses to Pay Debt

    How to Protect Yourself if Your Former Spouse Refuses to Pay Debt
    After a divorce (called dissolution of marriage in Washington State), most people feel relieved and ready to move on with their lives.  Unfortunately, in some instances the divorce decree is not the end of their dealings with their…
Rank this Week: 2110

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/
  • Sep 1

    Court Hears Guardianship Proceeding

    Court Hears Guardianship Proceeding
    A New York Family Lawyer said that, the petition presented in this Art. 81 guardianship proceeding raises two questions that this court has not previously addressed. The first is whether it is appropriate for a facility to petition the…
  • Aug 31

    Court Decides Private Placement Adoption

    Court Decides Private Placement Adoption
    A New York Family Lawyer said that, in this private placement adoption the natural mother of the subject child, born on October 21, 1976, and her husband, the alleged father, by order to show cause dated November 17, 1977 request...
  • Aug 30

    Husband and Wife Dispute Separate Property

    Husband and Wife Dispute Separate Property
    A New York Family Lawyer said that, petitioner and respondent were married on September 26, 1996, and were living together, with their children, in the marital residence located at 245 Hallman Avenue, Oceanside, New York 11572. A divorce…
Rank this Week: 1089

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

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

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Sep 1

    John Harding Added to Best Lawyer

    John Harding Added to Best Lawyer
    John Harding was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016 in the field of Family Law. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the…
  • Aug 31

    Alameda and Contra Costa Family Court Realignment

    Alameda and Contra Costa Family Court Realignment
    The family law courts in Alameda County and Contra Costa County are going in opposite directions. Alameda County has announced a contraction effective 2016. All family law departments and courtrooms will be consolidated at the Hayward Hall of…
  • Aug 21

    New Alameda County Family Law Judge

    New Alameda County Family Law Judge
    Long time Alameda County Support Commissioner Thomas Nixon was elevated in July by Governor Jerry Brown to Superior Court judge. Nixon, 56, of Dublin, has served as a commissioner at the Alameda County Superior Court since 2002. He was an…
Rank this Week: 1063

Divorce Field

Divorce Field

Analyzes athletes' family law issues to explain how family law works to the average consumer.

http://divorcefield.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    Same Sex Marriage -- It's the LAW of the Land

    Same Sex Marriage -- It's the LAW of the Land
    What a topic to come back on.    Look this is not complicated.    Just like with interacial marriage back in 1967, the state is not going to tell consenting adults who they can love (okay polygamy is a whole other topic…
  • Nov 23

    Fun with Twitter -- Henry VII

    Fun with Twitter -- Henry VII
    As many of you know, I have a twitter account (eplayer).   It's supposed to be about family law, but let's fact it, a vast majority of my tweets are about football.   It happens.   I also enjoy following fictional accounts.…
  • Oct 30

    Timing is Everything

    Timing is Everything
    Last post I wrote about how long the process can take.   Now I am going to talk about deadlines to do some of those things in the process.    Because if you miss a deadline, you can be out of luck.   SOL does not just…
Rank this Week: 3507

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Sep 1

    To be or not to be: a good legal writer

    To be or not to be: a good legal writer
    Business Insider culls 6 writing tips from Bryan Garner’s interview with Supreme Court justice Elena Kagan. Jacob Shamsian captures the tips as follows (excerpt): 1. Be a good reader — don’t skim 2. Write so normal people…
  • Aug 26

    Mom, Dad, Junior: Being direct is healthy!

    Mom, Dad, Junior: Being direct is healthy!
    Love and Logic reminds us that we should share concerns directly, rather than aligning with someone else and dragging him or her into the problem. Dr. Charles Fay writes (excerpt): Fortunately, mental health experts have learned a great deal…
  • Aug 22

    Professional Rating and Review of David C. Sarnacki

    Professional Rating and Review of David C. Sarnacki
    Best Lawyers in America completed its peer-review assessment process and announced that it selected David C. Sarnacki of Grand Rapids, Michigan for its 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Sarnacki’s expertise was confirmed…
Rank this Week: 1036

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/
  • Sep 1

    Using Online Shared Calendars to Organize a Coparenting Schedule

    Using Online Shared Calendars to Organize a Coparenting Schedule
    Language English Using Online Shared Calendars to Organize a Coparenting ScheduleTue, 09/01/2015 - 16:33 Coparenting across two homes can be complicated for a number of reasons. One challenge that coparents must overcome is to maintain a…
  • Aug 25

    Helping Kids Make Transition

    Helping Kids Make Transition
    Language English Helping Kids Make TransitionsTue, 08/25/2015 - 17:06 Changes are not always easy to deal with. Starting at a new job or school, or moving to a new home are events that can feel intimidating at first. As you settle into…
  • Aug 20

    Boosting Self-Esteem in Children After Divorce

    Boosting Self-Esteem in Children After Divorce
    Language English Boosting Self-Esteem in Children After DivorceThu, 08/20/2015 - 16:42 Kids are dynamic and are constantly changing as they grow older.  One of many things that that evolves over time in kids is their sense of…
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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/
  • Sep 1

    California Court Erred by Exceeding Spouse's Request for Relief in Divorce-Related Action

    California Court Erred by Exceeding Spouse's Request for Relief in Divorce-Related Action
    One way to reduce the length of a divorce proceeding is for the parties to resolve most of the significant issues through a marital settlement agreement. While this may not always be feasible, spouses will benefit from having a certain amount…
  • Aug 25

    California Court Overturns Divorce Settlement Due to Coercion

    California Court Overturns Divorce Settlement Due to Coercion
    Many different factors can affect the length and cost of a divorce proceeding, not the least of which concerns the parties' ability to negotiate and interact with each other in a civil and amiable manner. Spouses who are able to work together…
  • Aug 18

    California Court Upholds Termination of Child Support by "Operation of Law"

    California Court Upholds Termination of Child Support by "Operation of Law"
    Parents who decide to divorce or separate must address a host of difficult issues, both financial and emotional. Among the most contentious is child support. Fortunately, there are state guidelines that assist the parties in calculating an…
Rank this Week: 3608

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

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

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1529

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/
  • Sep 1

    Pa Supreme Court Tells Local School District They Must Provide Transportation to Students Residing with Both Divorced Parents Within the Same District

    Pa Supreme Court Tells Local School District They Must Provide Transportation to Students Residing with Both Divorced Parents Within the Same District
    The PA Supreme Court recently denied an appeal by Manheim Township School District holding that the district is required to provide bus services to the homes of both divorced parents when the student spends time at both parents home overnight…
  • Aug 28

    Legal Links – August 28, 2015

    Legal Links – August 28, 2015
    On Fridays, we compile and post Legal Links, a list of legal news, reported cases, community events and topics of interest to Lancaster residents and readers of the Lancaster Law Blog. 1.  Ephrata Police at the forefront of life saving…
  • Aug 27

    Is it a Condominium, Planned Community or a Subdivision?

    Is it a Condominium, Planned Community or a Subdivision?
    The Pennsylvania General Assembly has recently returned a useful tool to real estate developers and builders.  At the same time, they have allowed the residents and developers of over 10,000 condominium and homeowners’ associations…
Rank this Week: 4832

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • Sep 1

    How to Enforce Child Support Order in Texa

    How to Enforce Child Support Order in Texa
    MichaelIn general, the final decree of divorce includes roles & responsibilities of both parents (obligor & obligee) with respect to child support, conservatorship, possession & access, and medical support. However, if a parent…
  • Aug 24

    Things to Know about Retroactive Child Support

    Things to Know about Retroactive Child Support
    MichaelIt is possible that a non-custodial parent who was not initially asked for child support is later ordered by the court to pay a certain amount on the basis of a petition filed by the custodial parent or the Attorney General. This…
  • Aug 17

    Texas Family Code & Modification of an SAPCR

    Texas Family Code & Modification of an SAPCR
    MichaelThere are many circumstances that necessitate changes to a previously given order related to child support, conservatorship, and/or possession & access. In legal terms, this filing of petition or motion in the court is known as…
Rank this Week: 3661

New Hampshire Family Law Blog

New Hampshire Family Law Blog

Information and insight for people struggling with divorce and family law matter. By Kysa M. Crusco of Crusco Law Office.

http://www.nhfamilylawblog.com/
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Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Aug 31

    Lawyer Bills Clients for Time Spent Watching TV Reality Crime Show

    Lawyer Bills Clients for Time Spent Watching TV Reality Crime Show
    Network television is awash with hard-hitting, well-investigated true crime shows, including 48 Hours, Dateline, American Greed and others. I am a fan of true crime and enjoy all these programs, but I never once thought I could bill a client…
  • Aug 25

    Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire: Perjury in Family Court

    Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire: Perjury in Family Court
    People tell lies, so-called “white” lies, they tell half-truths, they prevaricate, fabricate, distort, and tell “whoppers”, and they can, unless they are in a court of law or a government hearing where they are…
  • Aug 24

    Former Toronto Lawyer Founder of Infidelity Site, Ashley Madison

    Former Toronto Lawyer Founder of Infidelity Site, Ashley Madison
    Noel Biderman’s corporate slogan is “Life is short, have an affair”, although he says that personally he does not subscribe to his company’s philosophy. A graduate of Toronto’s Osgoode Hall Law School, Biderman…
Rank this Week: 1391

East Bay Divorce Lawyer Blog

East Bay Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kathleen K. Reeves & Associates.

http://www.eastbaydivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2112

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

Covers Florida real estate law, foreclosure defense, bankruptcy, estate planning and family law.

http://www.thorpelawfirm.com/blog/
  • Aug 31

    A&P Bankruptcy

    A&P Bankruptcy
    A&P, once a leader in the grocery store business, is declaring Chapter 11 bankruptcy for the second time in five years. They are currently facing 2.3 billion dollars of debt, and many of their stores are losing money. Although they…
  • Aug 14

    Do Your Research Before Filing For Chapter 7

    Do Your Research Before Filing For Chapter 7
    While bankruptcy is one route many consumers take to get out of debt, the paperwork can be long and complicated. The cost of hiring a bankruptcy lawyer can be daunting, and it can be tempting to try and do it … Continue reading…
  • Jul 30

    Colt Defense Bankruptcy

    Colt Defense Bankruptcy
    Colt Defense, LLC, a maker of firearms for 179 years has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy court in Wilmington, Delaware. Officials say they plan to financially restructure as to allow for an “accelerated…
Rank this Week: 1531

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 2298

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1873

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/
Rank this Week: 2338

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

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

http://www.massachusettsdivorcelawmonitor.com/
  • Aug 31

    Every Child Deserves Representation in a Contested Adoption

    Every Child Deserves Representation in a Contested Adoption
    In my previous post on Adopting a Stepchild, I explained the steps to go through for an uncontested adoption. Many adoptions are very simple and straightforward. However, in situations where there are disagreements about what is best for a…
  • Aug 28

    Divorce Is Hard

    Divorce Is Hard
    Hi there, As the summer winds down and kids start back to school, a lot of folks decide to take their first real step in the divorce process. I routinely see a lot of people in August who haven’t decided what to do and need to know what…
  • Aug 19

    Ashley Madison: Karma Strike

    Ashley Madison: Karma Strike
    Hi there, Well, cheaters beware! Last week I posted on the Ashley Madison hack. The hackers were largely silent for about a month after they went into Ashley Madison’s database and lifted information on 32 million of the 37 million…
Rank this Week: 1219

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/
  • Aug 31

    Divorced Couple Battle Fate of Frozen Embryos in Court

    Divorced Couple Battle Fate of Frozen Embryos in Court
    When a couple chooses to divorce, there are many issues to address and resolve in order to move forward with their separate lives. Each family law case comes with a unique set of facts that can often dictate how the couple proceeds, to some…
  • Aug 17

    Maryland Court Decides Child Custody Issue Involving Special Immigrant Statu

    Maryland Court Decides Child Custody Issue Involving Special Immigrant Statu
    Maryland courts review virtually every request in a child custody case in accordance with the “best interests of the child” standard. Judges seek to protect the well-being and general welfare of children brought before them, no…
  • Jul 29

    Maryland Court Asserts Personal Jurisdiction Over Non-Resident Putative Father in Child Custody Case

    Maryland Court Asserts Personal Jurisdiction Over Non-Resident Putative Father in Child Custody Case
    Most states have enacted uniform laws that govern child custody and support issues. Such uniform provisions serve to provide “systematic and harmonized approaches” to family issues that require immediate attention when the…
Rank this Week: 2974

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Aug 30

    Son Awarded $5,000 Against Mother Who Failed To Turn Over Bar Mitzvah Gift

    Son Awarded $5,000 Against Mother Who Failed To Turn Over Bar Mitzvah Gift
    In his August 25, 2015 decision in Zeidman v. Zeidman, Nassau County District Court Judge Scott Fairgrieve awarded $5,000 to 17-year old Jordan Zeidman who had sued his mother, Shirley Zeidman, for refusing to deliver Jordan’s Bar…
  • Aug 23

    Pre-nup Upheld; Temporary Maintenance and Counsel Fees Increased on Appeal

    Pre-nup Upheld; Temporary Maintenance and Counsel Fees Increased on Appeal
    In its August 19, 2015 decision in Hof v. Hof, the Second Department, almost matter-of-factly, addressed a number of pendente lite and pre-nuptial agreement issues. To begin, the Court affirmed the determination of Suffolk County Supreme…
  • Aug 16

    Co-parenting: Flexibility Cannot Be Ordered; Abusive E-mails Warrant Jail

    Co-parenting: Flexibility Cannot Be Ordered; Abusive E-mails Warrant Jail
    Sentencing a father (a police officer) to 15 days in jail for sending abusive e-mails to the mother, Supreme Court, Putnam County Justice Victor G. Grossman attempted to stop the war between divorcing parents. Charging the parties with acting…
Rank this Week: 439

Alabama Divorce & Family Law…

Alabama Divorce & Family Law Attorney Blog

Covers Alabama divorce and family law issues. By Steven D. Eversole.

http://www.birminghamdivorceblog.com/
  • Aug 30

    Former Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Files for Divorce

    Former Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Files for Divorce
    Former Los Angeles Clippers owner, Donald Sterling, has frequently been in news stories over the past two years. He first made headlines in April of 2014, when he was banned for life by the National Basketball Association (NBA) after…
  • Aug 26

    Singer Gwen Stefani Discusses Her Ongoing Divorce

    Singer Gwen Stefani Discusses Her Ongoing Divorce
    Signer Gwen Stefani, most well known for being the lead singer in the band “No Doubt,” is going through a difficult divorce. According to a recent news report from Inquisitr, Stefani filed for divorce in Los Angeles and then…
  • Aug 25

    Alabama is the most unfaithful state in the U.S. – Ashley Madison Website Leak

    Alabama is the most unfaithful state in the U.S. – Ashley Madison Website Leak
    If you thought Alabama was one of the most conservative states in the United States, you would be mistaken. According to an analysis of data leaked from the recently hacked dating website Ashley Madison, the most unfaithful men and women live…
Rank this Week: 1804

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Aug 30

    Busting more Myth Buster myths…

    Busting more Myth Buster myths…
    In November 2014 I wrote about the Adoption Myth Buster Guide, see here : Take me to your Leadership Board. I said that it had been confirmed that the “top QC” who had authored the guide was in fact Janet Bazley QC. Janet has…
  • Aug 29

    Litigants in person costs award

    Litigants in person costs award
    It’s a little known thing that under rule 46.5 of the Civil Procedure Rules (which do apply to family proceedings – see FPR 28.2) the court may award a litigant in person their costs. This has been the case for over a year now,…
  • Aug 23

    Adoption Statistic

    Adoption Statistic
    Adoption statistics. Tricky topic. Makes my head hurt a bit. I have written a blog post on the Transparency Project about this issue, following a post by former MP John Hemming on the same. You can read it here.
Rank this Week: 294

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Does Adultery Play a Role in Florida Divorce Determinations?

    Does Adultery Play a Role in Florida Divorce Determinations?
    With the recent breach and data leak regarding approximately 32 million subscribers to the “married dating” website Ashley Madison, many married couples have likely been facing difficult situations as news of possible infidelity…
  • Aug 22

    Steps to Take if Divorce Seems Imminent

    Steps to Take if Divorce Seems Imminent
    If you have decided to file for divorce or if your spouse plans to file soon, there are some steps you can take to not only make the process easier but also to protect your interests as much as possible. The following are only some examples…
  • Aug 17

    Common Mistakes During Divorce Proceeding

    Common Mistakes During Divorce Proceeding
    In a divorce case, every individual wants to obtain a decree with the most favorable terms possible so that he or she may move on with financial stability and quality relationships with his or her children. Unfortunately, many people make…
Rank this Week: 4608

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Aug 29

    DELAWARE PASSES CHILDREN’S BILL OF RIGHTS

    DELAWARE PASSES CHILDREN’S BILL OF RIGHTS
    Leslie Spoltore in our Wilmington office recently wrote about Delaware’s passing a children’s “Bill of Rights” into law.  This law specifically addressed what children are to receive while under the care of the…
  • Aug 27

    16 WAYS TO BETTER MANAGE CUSTODY CASES

    16 WAYS TO BETTER MANAGE CUSTODY CASES
    I try not to become angry with clients; recognizing that they are in the middle of family law litigation.  But there are times when a client will insist that they know best “what the court will do”.  That can be a…
  • Aug 20

    WHAT THE ASHLEY MADISON DATA BREACH REALLY MEANS TO DIVORCE LAWYERS AND THEIR CLIENTS

    WHAT THE ASHLEY MADISON DATA BREACH REALLY MEANS TO DIVORCE LAWYERS AND THEIR CLIENTS
    When I first heard of the Ashley Madison data breach, I seem to be one of the few family law attorneys who felt somewhat cool to the idea it was going to result in a crescendo of divorce filings. First, due to Ashley Madison not having an…
Rank this Week: 672