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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
  • Jun 24

    The aggravation of equitably dividing household furnishing

    The aggravation of equitably dividing household furnishing
    Early in my career I spent an afternoon with two estranged spouses and a friendly opposing counsel auctioning the parties’ household furnishings to the highest bidder as the method of equitable distribution.  From this I developed…
  • Jun 11

    Family Court Procedure 101 Material

    Family Court Procedure 101 Material
    On June 10, 2017, Dana Adkins and I, on behalf of Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services, presented a seminar explaining family court procedure to pro se litigants.  The intent is to repeat this seminar throughout the state and…
  • Jun 11

    In praise of opinionated lawyer

    In praise of opinionated lawyer
    Folks who know me well–and even some who don’t–consider me the most opinionated person they know. I accept their judgment. Given something I’ve thought about, I have an opinion on it. Who makes better queso fundido:…
Rank this Week: 412

Missouri Divorce and Family Law…

Missouri Divorce and Family Law Blog

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

http://familylaw.mwortmanlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2780

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Jun 24

    IVF Out of Reach

    IVF Out of Reach
    From HuffPost: Much has been made of the high cost of rearing children in the United States, and rightly so. Families spend more than $230,000 on average to raise kids from birth to age 17 — a figure that doesn’t...
  • Jun 24

    Cosby

    Cosby
    From Garnet News, written by Professor Jessica Dixon Weaver (SMU Law School): WHAT THE COSBY AND SANDUSKY CASES TEACH US ABOUT REPORTING SEXUAL ASSAULT Once one or two victims come forward, the gate opens and the flooding begins. In both...
  • Jun 24

    Berlin Mosque Welcomes LGBT Muslim

    Berlin Mosque Welcomes LGBT Muslim
    From Heatstreet: In the largely immigrant neighborhood of Moabit in Berlin, a prominent women’s rights activist opened the city’s first-ever LGBT, feminist mosque last Friday. The Ibn-Rushd-Goethe Mosque meets in the third floor of a…
Rank this Week: 706

Ohio Family Law Blog

Ohio Family Law Blog

Provides family law and divorce information for Ohio families. By Holzfaster, Cecil, McKnight & Mues.

http://www.hcmmlaw.com/blog
  • Jun 24

    Gender Equality: U.S. Supreme Court Rules for Unwed Mothers and Father

    Gender Equality: U.S. Supreme Court Rules for Unwed Mothers and Father
    Supreme Court Rules Federal Citizenship Rules Unconstitutional, Gender Equality Prevails Recently the Supreme Court has made a ruling that has progressed society forward and upheld gender equality. On June 12, 2017, in the case of Sessions,…
  • Jun 17

    Prenuptial Agreement: How to Ask for a Prenuptial and Avoid a Break-Up!

    Prenuptial Agreement: How to Ask for a Prenuptial and Avoid a Break-Up!
    Prenuptial agreements are daunting to bring up to one’s significant other and many individuals fear bringing up the topic. Many individuals worry that the prenuptial discussion will cause problems, such as making their significant other…
  • Jun 9

    3 Ways to Raise Empathetic Children

    3 Ways to Raise Empathetic Children
    It seems as though many discussions with our kids or friends morph into mindless debates rather than genuine conversations. The goal is to win an argument rather than to understand another’s viewpoint. This has been evident within the…
Rank this Week: 368

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/
  • Jun 23

    A Voidable marriage after one day of tieing the knot in Santa Clara

    A Voidable marriage after one day of tieing the knot in Santa Clara
    An interesting case has just come down from the 6th circuit court of appeals where by a black man attempted to tie the know with his ward who was an elderly white lady. Marreon Gene Starks, an African american man,  who was a 53 year old…
  • Jun 22

    Janet Jackson Divorce from Wissam Al Mana

    Janet Jackson Divorce from Wissam Al Mana
    Janet Jackson is going through a child custody battle and a divorce battle with Wissam Al Mana who is from Qatar and is a Billionaire who invests internationally in all sorts of things.  Recently they were seen in the Royal Courts in…
  • Jun 21

    British stock trader prevails in cutting her support payments to ex spouse

    British stock trader prevails in cutting her support payments to ex spouse
    The British divorce court sided with a English lady who was a stock market whiz person who made $13 million dollars during her marriage.  Originally the Divorce Court had sided with the ex spouse husband and gave him a cut of all her…
Rank this Week: 211

Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

By David Wolkowitz.

http://uncontesteddivorceinillinois.com/
  • Jun 23

    Before you hire a divorce lawyer, read this!

    Before you hire a divorce lawyer, read this!
    As a divorce lawyer in Illinois, I can handle your case as an uncontested divorce, or a contested divorce in Illinois. But before you hire a divorce lawyer, there are some things you need to know about how the system works – especially…
  • Jun 12

    “Someone told me” . . . Divorce Myths Busted

    “Someone told me” . . . Divorce Myths Busted
    As a lawyer who handles doesn’t of uncontested divorces each year, I get a lot of calls. And I’ve written many articles about how quick and easy it can be to start an uncontested divorce in Illinois (like this one). But people…
  • May 5

    Divorce Mediation: Why mediators should be lawyers (usually)

    Divorce Mediation: Why mediators should be lawyers (usually)
    As a divorce lawyer and a mediator, I’d like to share my thoughts on why your divorce mediator should be a lawyer. There are many mediators who are not lawyers, and frankly, many of them use sales tactics akin to used-car salesman, and…
Rank this Week: 2844

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/
  • Jun 23

    Witness Tampering | Jail Calls: What Do Kids Have to Do with It

    Witness Tampering | Jail Calls: What Do Kids Have to Do with It
    Witness Tampering: Colleagues were just discussing how domestic abusers may manipulate their victims into recanting testimony on the SBM Family Law Listserv. In 2011, Professor Amy Bonomi, Professor and Chair of Human Development and Family…
  • Jun 11

    Fatal Distraction | Kids & Car

    Fatal Distraction | Kids & Car
    This is the most moving, most haunting, saddest and most powerful article I have ever read about one of the most horrific things that could happen to a family--forgetting that the baby is in the car, parking the car at work for 8 or 9 hours.…
  • Jun 3

    The joys & benefits of reading to / with your children

    The joys & benefits of reading to / with your children
    About parents and their children loving to read together--whether it's the Madeleine L'Engel's Time Quintology or the Harry Potter series: parents have an immense pleasure and honor of reading it to their kids, learning new things each time,…
Rank this Week: 836

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/
  • Jun 23

    Michigan’s Child Custody Law Concerning International Children Violates Fundamental Principles of Human Right

    Michigan’s Child Custody Law Concerning International Children Violates Fundamental Principles of Human Right
    Jeremy D. MorleyIn 2013, Michigan enacted a law that provides that, unless both parents expressly consent, “a parenting time order shall contain a prohibition on exercising parenting time in a country that is not a party to the…
  • Jun 21

    Country Report: China

    Country Report: China
    The U.S. State Department has just issued its 2017 Annual Report on International Parental Child Abduction under the International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act (ICAPRA). The following is the Country Summary and related…
  • Jun 20

    Country Report: Pakistan

    Country Report: Pakistan
    The U.S. State Department has just issued its 2017 Annual Report on International Parental Child Abduction under the International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act (ICAPRA). The following is the Country Summary and related…
Rank this Week: 1279

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
  • Jun 23

    Trial Tip: Project Cheer, Control, and Confidence

    Trial Tip: Project Cheer, Control, and Confidence
    Although trial attorneys should develop a trial style that fits their own personality, there are three things that every trial attorney should strive for. Good cheer. The judge and jury will appreciate it a trial attorney with generally good…
  • Jun 21

    Using the “Black Box” in a Car Accident Case

    Using the “Black Box” in a Car Accident Case
    One of the key parts of liability testimony in a car accident case is the chronology of the accident: the parties’ conduct before the impact, the impact, and conditions after impact. The parties are most likely to dispute the first…
  • Jun 19

    It’s Time to Review Your Calendaring System

    It’s Time to Review Your Calendaring System
    Missed deadlines caused by failure to properly calendar matters are the most significant cause of malpractice claims against attorneys. Without a good docket control system, even the most knowledgeable practitioner may miss a deadline or not…
Rank this Week: 2670

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/
  • Jun 23

    Lancaster County Assessment Notices are Out…Now What?

    Lancaster County Assessment Notices are Out…Now What?
    By now you should have received your final assessment for your home’s value.  After opening the dreaded notice, it likely goes one of two ways – hopefully, the assessment is accurate and it’s no big deal, but if your…
  • Jun 21

    How Much Will a Property Tax Assessment Appeal Cost for Commercial Properties?

    How Much Will a Property Tax Assessment Appeal Cost for Commercial Properties?
    We have written a series of blog articles dealing with property tax assessments.  Since the final reassessment notices have gone out in the past few weeks, I have talked with a number of people about appealing their assessments. …
  • Jun 14

    Legal Issues for Senior Citizens- A Guide

    Legal Issues for Senior Citizens- A Guide
    According to this worldatlas.com report, Pennsylvania has the fifth highest percentage of residents over the age of 65. As the Pennsylvanian population ages, senior citizens face a myriad of issues they may not have thought of or planned for…
Rank this Week: 962

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/
  • Jun 23

    Breath Tests Taken Before Defendant Contacted Counsel in Aggravated DUI

    Breath Tests Taken Before Defendant Contacted Counsel in Aggravated DUI
    In this Arizona criminal case, defendant was convicted of aggravated DUI. He appealed his conviction, arguing the trial court erred in denying his motion to Read More The post Breath Tests Taken Before Defendant Contacted Counsel in…
  • Jun 8

    Arizona Medical Marijuana Card Affirmative Defense to Drug DUI

    Arizona Medical Marijuana Card Affirmative Defense to Drug DUI
    Defendants were medical marijuana cardholders convicted of drug DUI for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of marijuana or its metabolite. Were defendants Read More The post Arizona Medical Marijuana Card Affirmative Defense…
  • May 26

    ASRS Lacked Authority to Limit Former Spouse’s QDRO Preserved Survivor Benefit

    ASRS Lacked Authority to Limit Former Spouse’s QDRO Preserved Survivor Benefit
    Former wife’s rights to survivor benefits of retired former husband were preserved by a valid QDRO and Arizona State Retirement System had no statutory authority Read More The post ASRS Lacked Authority to Limit Former Spouse’s…
Rank this Week: 1149

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    Cash Isn’t Always King

    Cash Isn’t Always King
    Walsh v. Dively, 551 B.R. 570 (W.D. Pa. 2016) Facts: When husband and wife were divorced in Pennsylvania, they agreed that the wife would receive 50% of the husband’s The agreement was incorporated into the divorce decree, but no DRO…
  • Jun 16

    Permanent vs. Temporary Custody Orders on Appellate Review

    Permanent vs. Temporary Custody Orders on Appellate Review
    By Sade Knox, Intern, Woodruff Family Law Group King v. Giannini-King, 784 S.E.2d 237 (N.C. Ct. App. 2016). Facts: In October 2001, Plaintiff (father) and Defendant (mother) were married and then separated, about seven years later, in early…
  • Jun 14

    No Second Guessing the Evidentiary Supported Value of Marital Property

    No Second Guessing the Evidentiary Supported Value of Marital Property
    By Sade Knox, Intern, Woodruff Family Law Group Chafin v. Chafin, 791 S.E.2d 693 (N.C. Ct. App. 2016) Facts: In late 1988, Plaintiff and Defendant entered into a marriage that lasted about twenty years before the parties separated in…
Rank this Week: 2688

Freed Marcroft Blog

Freed Marcroft Blog

Covers Connecticut estate planning, family, real estate, litigation, business and non-profit planning, and LGBT immigration law.

http://freedmarcroft.com/category/blog/
  • Jun 23

    Understanding the Limitations of a Prenuptial Agreement

    Understanding the Limitations of a Prenuptial Agreement
    Prenuptial agreements enable prospective spouses to decide and delineate, prior to marriage, their rights and obligations if their marriage ends – either because of the death of one spouse or by divorce. A prenuptial agreement allows…
  • Jun 15

    Talking to Your Kids About Divorce: The Fine Line Between Honesty and Oversharing

    Talking to Your Kids About Divorce: The Fine Line Between Honesty and Oversharing
    When the time comes to speak with your children about divorce, it’s important to carefully consider what you’ll say and how you’ll say it. You’re probably aware that it will be a sensitive and emotional conversation.…
  • Jun 10

    Potential Alimony Complications for Same Sex Divorcing Couples in Connecticut

    Potential Alimony Complications for Same Sex Divorcing Couples in Connecticut
    The legalization of marriage between partners of the same sex in Connecticut was a hard-fought battle. Decisions recognizing marriage equality in Connecticut in 2008, and then nationally in 2015, were celebrated across the United…
Rank this Week: 1926

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/
  • Jun 23

    Legal Separation Agreement Have These Financial Benefit

    Legal Separation Agreement Have These Financial Benefit
    Are you having problems in your marriage and considering separating legally from your spouse? If it is so then you should ask your attorney to prepare a document for legal separation where both you and your spouse should sign to make it…
  • Jun 22

    How Should You Behave While Legally Separated?

    How Should You Behave While Legally Separated?
    A legal separation is all about the end of one stage in a life and starting a new stage similar to a divorce. It also means creating a new space for you and to try to rejuvenate yourself emotionally and spiritually. Irrespective of your legal…
  • Jun 16

    Child Custody When One Parent is a Non-U.S. Citizen

    Child Custody When One Parent is a Non-U.S. Citizen
    It is common knowledge that nearly thousands of foreign citizens migrate to the US every year in search of a better livelihood. Even though the process helps in uplifting the social, political and economic status of these immigrants, problems…
Rank this Week: 915

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3894

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
Rank this Week: 1132

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Jun 23

    Government divorce policy failing: 6 out of 10 separating couples ignore law to go straight to court

    Government divorce policy failing: 6 out of 10 separating couples ignore law to go straight to court
    Jane RobeyNew headaches for justice Ministers follow flopped 2014 family legislationThree years after it became compulsory for separating couples to consider mediating agreements before taking their cases to court, it has emerged that only…
  • Jun 22

    All about courts and finance

    All about courts and finance
    My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog were all about courts and finances:A timely message from Lord Thomas - Like, I suspect, most lawyers, I was pleased to read what he had to say last week…
  • Jun 20

    Take action to avoid school summer holiday parenting nightmare, charity urge

    Take action to avoid school summer holiday parenting nightmare, charity urge
    If the May half term was a struggle as a separated parent, think what the summer holiday will bringAs children start to look forward to their long school holiday, staff at a national family charity are urging separated parents to head off…
Rank this Week: 428

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Jun 22

    Cowboys of the wild west?

    Cowboys of the wild west?
    Some context on the influence of fee-charging McKenzie Friends in family law [Ed : This is a guest post from Leanne Smith (@leanneslaw) and Emma Hitchings. I am very grateful to them for taking the time to respond to my blog post about their…
  • Jun 22

    Sauce for the goose and the standard of proof

    Sauce for the goose and the standard of proof
    Ooh. That rhymes. Anyway… The Bar Standards Board (regulators for barristers) are conducting a consultation on whether or not the standard of proof for disciplining barristers should be the criminal standard (as it now is) or should…
  • Jun 18

    Bog standard toilet humour – no law

    Bog standard toilet humour – no law
    With Family Justice down the pan, I thought I ought to start thinking about my next career. So… Welcome to Familoo – home of the Family Toilet Seat! It appears that not only does everybody need a thneed, but they also…
Rank this Week: 5004

Kentucky Law Blog

Kentucky Law Blog

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

http://www.gatlinvoelker.com/blog/
  • Jun 22

    Field sobriety tests don't always have a leg to stand on

    Field sobriety tests don't always have a leg to stand on
    Maybe you had a glass or two of wine or a couple of beers before heading home. The next thing you know, a patrol car appears behind you with lights and sirens. You pull over, and after a few minutes,...
  • Jun 21

    Understanding the Children’s Bill of Right

    Understanding the Children’s Bill of Right
    During a divorce in Kentucky, children often end up forgotten or overlooked because parents are too focused on their own needs and situations. While many parents try to keep their kids’ well-being in mind, it is very easy to slip...
  • Jun 16

    What are the rights lost upon a felony conviction?

    What are the rights lost upon a felony conviction?
    If you have been accused of a felony in Kentucky, you will lose some of your civil rights and abilities if you are convicted. It is important to understand what rights you will lose because in some cases, you could...
Rank this Week: 1051

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Jun 22

    Divorcing Later in Life

    Divorcing Later in Life
    With approximately 44 percent of Americans going through a divorce at some point, millions of people in this country must make the often difficult transition from married to single. This adjustment is rarely easy, and the longer a couple is…
  • Jun 20

    What Is Supervised Visitation and When Is It Used?

    What Is Supervised Visitation and When Is It Used?
    When parents separate or divorce, a priority for many is making sure they see their children on a regular basis. Frequent parent/child contact is essential for a healthy relationship and the child’s overall development. Consequently,…
  • Jun 15

    Pregnancy and Divorce

    Pregnancy and Divorce
    When couples find out the woman is pregnant, there is typically cause for celebration and greater intimacy in the relationship. However, this news is not always a good thing. Couples who are struggling with relationship issues may find a…
Rank this Week: 663

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/
  • Jun 22

    What to Consider Before Leaving a Child Home Alone

    What to Consider Before Leaving a Child Home Alone
    What to Consider Before Leaving a Child Home Alone At some point, many parents will begin thinking about whether their child is ready to stay home alone without supervision. Children often crave more independence as they grow older.…
  • Jun 20

    Reaching Parenting Agreements as Co-Parent

    Reaching Parenting Agreements as Co-Parent
    Reaching Parenting Agreements as Co-Parents Co-parenting isn't something that will come naturally for every parent immediately after a divorce. It can be hard to know exactly how to move forward in raising your children together after having…
  • Jun 15

    5 Rules To Make Managing Family Plans Easier

    5 Rules To Make Managing Family Plans Easier
    5 Rules To Make Managing Family Plans Easier Managing family plans across separate homes can be complicated. Pick ups and drop offs between homes, deciding who goes where on which holidays, and remembering all of the events and…
Rank this Week: 3323

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: 2140

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
  • Jun 22

    Tampa Courts Crack Down on Frivolous Litigation

    Tampa Courts Crack Down on Frivolous Litigation
    On June 5, 2017, the Honorable Ronald N. Ficarrotta, Chief Judge of the Thirteenth Circuit in and for Hillsborough County (which includes Tampa), entered an administrative order seeking to sanction and crack down on frivolous litigation.…
  • Jun 19

    SB 590: New Florida Law on Child Support and Parenting Plan

    SB 590: New Florida Law on Child Support and Parenting Plan
    On June 15, 2017, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed Senate Bill 590 (“SB 590”) into law.  SB 590 directs the Department of Revenue to provide parents with a proposed Standard Parenting Time Plan in Title IV-D child support…
  • Jun 12

    Video: Collaborative Divorce Explained

    Video: Collaborative Divorce Explained
    Are you looking for a way to divorce without war?  Collaborative divorce is a peaceful and private alternative to the traditional divorce court battles that tear apart families and bank accounts. Collaborative divorce is recognized by…
Rank this Week: 2445

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Washington Court Denies Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress Claim

    Washington Court Denies Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress Claim
    Negligent infliction of emotional distress is a cause of action available when a family member is at the scene of their loved one’s accident at the time of the accident or shortly thereafter and witnesses their injuries at the scene…
  • Jun 15

    Waiver of Enforcement Limitations on Washington Child Support Order

    Waiver of Enforcement Limitations on Washington Child Support Order
    A judgment or judgment lien for accrued child support in Washington remains in force for 10 years after the youngest child named in the order turns 18, pursuant to RCW 4.56.210.  The statute therefore generally makes a child support…
  • Jun 8

    Alternative Means and Unanimous Jury Verdicts in Washington

    Alternative Means and Unanimous Jury Verdicts in Washington
    Domestic violence violation of a protection order is generally a gross misdemeanor under Washington law, but it can be a class C felony if a violation of the order is also an assault or if the defendant has at least two prior convictions for…
Rank this Week: 1099

Chicago Divorce Attorney

Chicago Divorce Attorney

Covers Illinois family law matters. By the Wolkowitz Law Office.

http://wolkowitz.com/chicago-divorce-illinois-family-law-blog
  • Jun 21

    Free 15-Minute Divorce Consultation

    Free 15-Minute Divorce Consultation
    As a divorce lawyer in Illinois, I know that divorce stresses people out. Sometimes, getting more information can help reduce anxiety. I’ve written some articles about free consultations (like this one). And while I generally think free…
  • Jun 9

    How I beat big-time divorce lawyer

    How I beat big-time divorce lawyer
    If you want to the best lawyer, maybe you should hire a fancy Loop lawyer that bills more than $500 an hour. You might get a great lawyer at that price. Or, you might hire a lawyer that I’ve thoroughly dismantled with superior strategy,…
  • Jun 2

    Summer Time – for fake vacations and interstate custody battle

    Summer Time – for fake vacations and interstate custody battle
    It’s summertime again. And for an Illinois divorce lawyer, that means it’s time for fake vacations that lead to interestate custody battles. What happens is that a parenting claims to be taking the kids on vacation to another…
Rank this Week: 3834

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jun 21

    Bitcoin Redux with an Ethereal Twist

    Bitcoin Redux with an Ethereal Twist
    We last wrote about Bitcoins in late March, 2014. The principal concern we expressed at that time was that these cryptocurrencies might form a refuge from financial disclosure in the typical divorce setting. The specifics of how these assets…
  • May 4

    I’m Not a Bad Parent but I Play One on YouTube

    I’m Not a Bad Parent but I Play One on YouTube
    While Alex Jones was the most recent high-profile example of a controversial public persona creating very personal and private problems, he is certainly not alone. Similar in theme, but not in execution is the case of the Michael and Heather…
  • Apr 25

    Your Divorce Is Not a Community Event

    Your Divorce Is Not a Community Event
    We live in an age of instant information where there is constant temptation to share what one is doing and thinking. We are used to sharing our experiences and thoughts freely. The temptation becomes even greater when we are in times of…
Rank this Week: 4452

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 177

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com
  • Jun 21

    Nevada Updates Surrogacy and Adoption Law

    Nevada Updates Surrogacy and Adoption Law
    Nevada recently passed a new law that significantly improves surrogacy and adoption laws in the state. First, it gender neutralizes all adoption and assisted reproductive technology statutes. The law, effective July 1, 2017, will now refer to…
  • Jun 14

    D.C. Reverses 25-Year-Old Surrogacy Law

    D.C. Reverses 25-Year-Old Surrogacy Law
    This past April, the District of Columbia reversed a 25-year-old law that banned surrogacy contracts, which beforehand contracting with a surrogate was a criminal offense, and altruistic surrogacy could land you a $10,000 fine or even a year…
  • Jun 7

    Taiwan’s High Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

    Taiwan’s High Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage
    In May 2017, Taiwan’s highest court system ruled in favor of gay marriage, holding that same-sex couple’s rights were being violated with the current laws. The Parliament, also known as the Legislative Yuan, has two years to amend…
Rank this Week: 3665

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Jun 21

    Men’s Divorce Podcast: Understanding Mental Health And Divorce

    Men’s Divorce Podcast: Understanding Mental Health And Divorce
    Each month, the Cordell & Cordell Men’s Divorce Podcast features an in-depth discussion on specific issues that affect men going through the divorce process. In this month’s episode, Cordell & Cordell Managing Partner/CEO…
  • Jun 20

    Cultivating Lasting Happiness After Divorce

    Cultivating Lasting Happiness After Divorce
    As far as traumatic experiences go, it doesn’t get much worse than divorce. In fact, according to the Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale, divorce is the second-most stressful life event behind only the death of a spouse. A divorce signals the…
  • Jun 19

    Can A Morality Clause Prevent Me From Dating?

    Can A Morality Clause Prevent Me From Dating?
    Question: I am going through a divorce and recently went through mediation. She drew up a document stating I can’t have any other women around our children (specifically my girlfriend) unless I get married. This basically makes dating…
Rank this Week: 852

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • Jun 21

    Protecting the Protector

    Protecting the Protector
    Michael Busby Many who own firearms do so for the purpose of personal protection. Family and loved ones come first when it comes to a home intrusion or other situations that require self defense – and it typically only takes a split…
  • Jun 14

    Three Benefits of Establishing a Family Trust

    Three Benefits of Establishing a Family Trust
    Michael Busby Let’s take a moment to discuss your circumstances. You have a family business or considerable assets, and want to provide for your family while protecting your assets and saving on taxes.  How do you achieve all of…
  • Jun 7

    Termination of Parental Rights in Texa

    Termination of Parental Rights in Texa
    Michael Busby In my practice, I typically get men on a weekly basis who want to terminate their rights.  I get some woman who want to get the father out of the picture and ask make the same inquiry. As a Harris County Child Custody…
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Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers Illinois family law and estate planning needs.

http://www.randrattys.com/napervilledivorceattorney
  • Jun 20

    How to Make Co-Parenting Work

    How to Make Co-Parenting Work
    When the breakdown of a romantic relationship occurs, both parties may agree to remain co-parents. Co-parenting usually means that both parties will cooperate with each other and raise the child together, although co-parenting does not…
  • Jun 13

    Keeping Divorce Communications Productive, Not Destructive

    Keeping Divorce Communications Productive, Not Destructive
    The door to conflict in divorce is often wide open, hosting a range of challenges for both parties and all family members involved in the experience. Regardless of the circumstances, all couples inevitably emerge from the transition…
  • Jun 6

    Divorce Turbulence: Three Tips for Working with an Uncooperative Spouse

    Divorce Turbulence: Three Tips for Working with an Uncooperative Spouse
    Navigating the obstacles of divorce is a hard enough task on its own, especially when children are involved and an overwhelming amount of financial arrangements must be made to assemble new post-divorce lifestyles for both parties.…
Rank this Week: 1296

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: 1952

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Covers bankruptcy, family law, divorce, DUI, criminal defense and general litigation.

http://arnoldwadsworth.com/blog/
  • Jun 20

    A Brief Introduction to Utah Deficiency Action

    A Brief Introduction to Utah Deficiency Action
    When a lender forecloses on a mortgage and sells the property, it sometimes happens that the sale price does not cover the entire mortgaged amount. For example, you owe the bank $250,000 but the home only sells for $200,000 at auction. The…
  • Jun 15

    What You Need to Know About the Utah Driver’s License Appeal Process Following a DUI Arrest

    What You Need to Know About the Utah Driver’s License Appeal Process Following a DUI Arrest
    Millions of Americans rely on their driver’s license to legally drive to and from work, school, the grocery store, and other destinations. Losing it after a DUI arrest can be inconvenient at best, and life-changing at the worst. The DUI…
  • Jun 10

    6 Illegal Bill Collection Tactics to Watch For

    6 Illegal Bill Collection Tactics to Watch For
    The phone is ringing again, but you don’t pick up because you’re pretty sure who it is: that collection agency that’s been chasing you for overdue credit card or loan payments. You offered to do a payment arrangement, but…
Rank this Week: 3830

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/
  • Jun 20

    New Texas law bans application of foreign law

    New Texas law bans application of foreign law
    Texas Governor Abbott signed into law House Bill 45 which states that Texas and U.S. law supersede all other laws. The law prohibits Texas judges from enforcing or upholding any law or order from another country that infringes upon U.S. and…
  • May 23

    Income factors in evaluating financial life beyond divorce in an over-50 divorce

    Income factors in evaluating financial life beyond divorce in an over-50 divorce
    The sources of income for an older divorcing spouse can look very different from younger counterparts. Here are some considerations: Social security income: Social security is not a marital asset to be considered in the division of marital…
  • May 15

    SCOTUS rules on military retirement in Howell case

    SCOTUS rules on military retirement in Howell case
    Today SCOTUS ruled on a family law case. Howell v Howell – unanimous ruling… Husband and Wife divorced over 25 years ago. Decree ordered Husband’s military retirement split 50/50 with Wife. When he actually retired, he…
Rank this Week: 4819

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 20

    Exclusive Possession of the Marital Residence: Who Leaves?

    Exclusive Possession of the Marital Residence: Who Leaves?
    Many couples continue to reside together in the marital residence during divorce proceedings, even when the thought of having to continue to live with their spouse is terribly unpleasant.  This may be especially true when there are…
  • May 15

    DuPage County Children’s Center

    DuPage County Children’s Center
    In many custody disputes, allegations of abuse against children are thrown around.  Sometimes, people use this simply as a means of mudslinging to gain an upper hand in the court’s eyes against the opposing party.  However,…
  • May 1

    Are Individual Federal Income Taxes Dischargeable in Bankruptcy?

    Are Individual Federal Income Taxes Dischargeable in Bankruptcy?
    The answer is, it depends.  Generally, federal income taxes that are due and owing are non-dischargeable in bankruptcy, meaning that even if the bankruptcy eliminates a person’s other secured or unsecured debt, the tax debt he or…
Rank this Week: 2321

Brownn Family Law

Brownn Family Law

Feature information and updates on Minnesota divorce and family law issues. By Brown Law Offices, PA.

http://www.mnfamilylawblog.com/
  • Jun 19

    Two Americas? A Look at Marriage and Divorce Statistics for the Very Rich and Very Poor

    Two Americas? A Look at Marriage and Divorce Statistics for the Very Rich and Very Poor
    Are marriage and divorce different for the very rich and very poor? One oft-cited statistic is that 50% of marriages end in divorce, but that doesn’t account for income disparity, nor does it account for the fact that many divorces are…
  • Jun 12

    What is Recognition of Parentage (ROP)?

    What is Recognition of Parentage (ROP)?
    In Minnesota, you can file a document with the state to recognize a man as father of your child even if you aren’t married to that man. It’s a voluntary action, and both adult parties must sign the document. If you know who the…
  • Jun 5

    7 FAQs about Child in Need of Protective Services [CHIPS] in Minnesota

    7 FAQs about Child in Need of Protective Services [CHIPS] in Minnesota
    Child in Need of Protective Services (CHIPS) deals with the health, safety, and welfare of children in Minnesota. There are a variety of reasons why a parent may be involved in a CHIPS case. Here’s what you need to know. 1.  …
Rank this Week: 1622

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Jun 19

    Child’s Moving Back Home Revives Child Support Obligation

    Child’s Moving Back Home Revives Child Support Obligation
    The divorced couple’s child moved out of the mother’s home when he was 18, established his own residence, and began paying for all of his own expenses. Thereafter, the father’s petition to terminate his support obligations…
  • May 21

    Keeping Secrets During Divorce Action Partially Invalidates Settlement

    Keeping Secrets During Divorce Action Partially Invalidates Settlement
    The failure of a spouse to disclose a material change in facts that occurred during settlement negotiations may result in an invalidation of the related settlement provisions. So held the he Appellate Division, Third Department in its May 11,…
  • Apr 30

    Should Religious and Cultural Traditions Impact Equitable Distribution?

    Should Religious and Cultural Traditions Impact Equitable Distribution?
    What happens when cultural and religious traditions clash with the presumptions underlying New York’s Equitable Distribution Law, negating the concept that a marriage is an economic partnership? To what extent should those traditions…
Rank this Week: 3985

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Jun 19

    Child Custody & Same-Sex Divorce

    Child Custody & Same-Sex Divorce
    If you are in a same-sex marriage and you have children, you may or may not be confronted with challenges in the near future. Fortunately, California has some of the friendliest same-sex marriage laws in the nation; however, maneuvering…
  • Jun 13

    Don'ts of Online Dating After Divorce

    Don'ts of Online Dating After Divorce
    According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease control and Prevention (CDC), there were 813,862 divorces in the United States in 2014. That’s a lot of people untying the knot, but if your filing for divorce in the near…
  • Jun 5

    Advantages of Conscious Uncoupling

    Advantages of Conscious Uncoupling
    “The U.S. divorce rate dropped for the third year in a row, reaching its lowest point in nearly 40 years,” reported Time Magazine on Dec. 04, 2016. Even still, when you look at your Facebook account, it may seem like your…
Rank this Week: 144

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: 799

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.santarosafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 19

    Transmutation of Property Under California Law

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

    Determining Child Custody and Visitation Through Mediation

    Determining Child Custody and Visitation Through Mediation
    Determining Child Custody and Visitation Through Mediation. No parent wants to have to fight for time with his or her children. In an ideal world, parents would see their children as often as possible and would never disagree about what is…
  • Nov 29

    Prenuptial Agreement – Important in California?

    Prenuptial Agreement – Important in California?
    When a couple makes the decision to get married, divorce generally is not an issue that is on their minds. That is why a prenuptial agreement may seem like a taboo topic for a couple in this position to discuss. However, a couple should not…
Rank this Week: 649

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

Covers mediation, arbitration and family/divorce law in NJ.

https://www.sannsmediation.com/blog/
  • Jun 19

    Conflict and Divorce Quote — Ella Fitzgerald

    Conflict and Divorce Quote — Ella Fitzgerald
    “It isn’t where you came from, it’s where you’re going that counts.” — Ella Fitzgerald (1917 – 1996), American Jazz Singer Mediation is a forward-looking process — we worry less about what…
  • Jun 6

    Conflict Quote — W. R. Inge

    Conflict Quote — W. R. Inge
    “Worry is interest paid on trouble before it falls due.” — W. R. Inge (1860 – 1954), English author, Anglican priest, professor of divinity at Cambridge, and Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral The post…
  • May 5

    Conflict and Divorce Quote — Søren Kierkegaard

    Conflict and Divorce Quote — Søren Kierkegaard
    “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” — Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855), Danish philosopher, theologian, poet, social critic and religious author The post Conflict and Divorce…
Rank this Week: 1432

Denver Divorce Attorney Blog

Denver Divorce Attorney Blog

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

http://www.denverdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 18

    Child Custody in Denver: Changing Primary Residence

    Child Custody in Denver: Changing Primary Residence
    By:  Sarah T. McCain With the myriad of potential new client interactions I have engaged in over the last decade, one of the most often asked requests is “I want to change custody.”  But what does that really mean?…
  • Jun 8

    Denver Child Support: Complex Child Support Calculation

    Denver Child Support: Complex Child Support Calculation
    Child support in Colorado is based off of worksheet calculations (governed by specific guidelines/formulas set forth in the statute, 14-10-115). One factor that impacts child support calculations is the number of overnights each parent has…
  • Jun 1

    What To Do Once Your Denver Divorce is Over?

    What To Do Once Your Denver Divorce is Over?
    By:  Curtis Wiberg The Colorado divorce decree just entered… so now what? This is actually a very important phase of the divorce, and if you’re presented by an attorney, it may behoove you to keep your attorney retained to…
Rank this Week: 3441

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/
  • Jun 17

    Divorce Mediation Frequently Asked Questions – FAQS

    Divorce Mediation Frequently Asked Questions – FAQS
    As a divorce lawyer for the regions of Long Island, the surrounding areas and New York, I like to inform my clients that I’m capable of offering them a range of solutions when it comes to dissolving a marriage. While some people will…
  • Jun 11

    Child Custody – Ten Frequently Asked Questions “FAQS”

    Child Custody – Ten Frequently Asked Questions “FAQS”
    As a child custody lawyer for New York, and Long Island, I know that people involved with a child custody case often have questions about it.  The complexities of best interests and various pre-set standards can make it difficult for…
  • Jun 4

    Divorce, Disability Pensions, Pensions, Retirement Assets and Equitable Distribution

    Divorce, Disability Pensions, Pensions, Retirement Assets and Equitable Distribution
    Equitable distribution is one of the matters that I deal with most often as a divorce attorney for New York and Long Island. Though all the intricacies involved in equitable distribution can be a concept that’s difficult to understand…
Rank this Week: 671

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/
  • Jun 16

    Appellate Division Reverses Trial Court’s Decision to Dismiss and Then Reinstate A Final Domestic Violence Restraining Order

    Appellate Division Reverses Trial Court’s Decision to Dismiss and Then Reinstate A Final Domestic Violence Restraining Order
    On June 5, 2017 the Appellate Division approved for publication its opinion in the matter of TMS-v-WCP, A-4900-15T2, which involves reinstatement of  a final domestic violence restraining OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA order. Continue reading
  • Jun 9

    Determining Matrimonial Retainer Fee

    Determining Matrimonial Retainer Fee
    For attorneys and litigants alike, the legal fees attendant to the handling of a divorce matter are an important consideration. When it comes to legal fees, time is money. Because our Rules of Court prohibit the handling of divorce cases on a…
  • Jun 7

    Tips For Handling Summer Stress in a Troubled Marriage

    Tips For Handling Summer Stress in a Troubled Marriage
    Summer is upon us. Summer brings with it holidays, family time, holiday preparations and expectations, and some stress brought on by kids being home for the summer.  The reality is that families that have problems often argue…
Rank this Week: 1999

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By McClure Law Group.

http://www.texasdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 16

    Reimbursement in Texas Divorce

    Reimbursement in Texas Divorce
    In a recent Texas appellate decision, a wife appealed a judgment dividing a community estate between her and her husband. She argued that the trial court should have ordered the husband to reimburse her for certain expenses. The couple had…
  • Jun 10

    Child Support for an Adult Disabled Child in Texa

    Child Support for an Adult Disabled Child in Texa
    In a recent Texas appellate decision, a father raised four issues related to a lower court’s provision of child support for his adult disabled child, among other things. The couple was married in 1992 and had two kids, TWG and a minor…
  • Jun 8

    Giving Children a Voice in Custody Dispute

    Giving Children a Voice in Custody Dispute
    Many people ask: Can my children decide where they want to live in a divorce? There are many ways for a court to consider children’s input about where they want to live. The first way is simply allowing children to talk to the judge.…
Rank this Week: 2668