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Michael A. Meschino Blog

Michael A. Meschino Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelaw.org/blog/
  • Jul 25

    Social Media Mistakes during Divorce

    Social Media Mistakes during Divorce
    Millions of people use social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, on a regular basis. In fact, sources estimate that Facebook has nearly 850 million monthly active users, with the average Facebook user having 130 friends. Each…
  • Jul 24

    Why You Need a Prenuptial Agreement before Getting Remarried

    Why You Need a Prenuptial Agreement before Getting Remarried
    No one wants to think about the possibility of divorce before getting married, but a prenuptial agreement can be instrumental in protection your legal and financial interests – especially if you are about to enter into a second (or…
  • Jul 23

    Does Infidelity Impact a Divorce Settlement?

    Does Infidelity Impact a Divorce Settlement?
    Marriages end for a number of reasons, ranging from domestic abuse to irreconcilable differences. As might be expected, infidelity is a common cause of divorce and many people wonder how infidelity will impact the divorce settlement. The…
Rank this Week: 3654

Divorce Field

Divorce Field

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

http://divorcefield.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    Orders Are Not Magic Wand

    Orders Are Not Magic Wand
    This issue has been popping up a lot lately with my clients, clinic clients and in talks with other attorneys.   So I thought I would write about it in so I can just print it off and save my vocal cords.   If you are involved…
  • Jun 9

    The Power of Two

    The Power of Two
    One night at clinic, I was chatting with a client and I realized how much in family law revolves around the number 2.   Which makes sense.   In family law, you are taking 1 family and splitting it into 2.   Fortunately, that is…
  • Feb 23

    From Whom Are You Taking Legal Advice?

    From Whom Are You Taking Legal Advice?
    Probably the most common thing I hear as a family law attorney is "My brother's cousin's best friend's nephew told me I can get [x] in my case."   X, of course, being whatever the person talking to me really wants to happen in the…
Rank this Week: 4193

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Covers divorce and family law in Illinois.

http://www.divorce-attorney-illinois.com/
  • Jul 25

    Challenges to Collecting Child Support

    Challenges to Collecting Child Support
    Illinois Law  When a couple divorces in Illinois, in most cases, the non-custodial parent will be required to pay child support to the custodial parent. The law governing child support payments in Illinois is the Illinois Marriage and…
  • Jul 16

    Guardianship in Illinoi

    Guardianship in Illinoi
    What is Guardianship? Guardianship is a court process that grants a non-parent legal custody of a child. Guardianship allows a non-parent to act in place of a parent to make decisions that will affect the welfare of a child. Guardians have to…
  • Jul 9

    States Debate over Child Custody Law

    States Debate over Child Custody Law
    Child Custody The Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act is the law that governs how child custody is determined in Illinois. When we think of the word “custody,” we sometimes view it in terms of the time spent with a…
Rank this Week: 4629

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Michele L. Jackson to Serve on Governor's Adoption Committee

    Michele L. Jackson to Serve on Governor's Adoption Committee
    Michele L. Jackson, founding partner of Harden Jackson, LLC, and Chair of the firm's Adoption and Reproductive Law Practice Group, was appointed to the Indiana Governor's Adoption Committee on July 21, 2014. Michele, who is also the CEO and…
  • Jun 26

    Biological Dads Denied Names on Birth Certificate

    Biological Dads Denied Names on Birth Certificate
    When a gay couple in Texas was denied the ability to place their names on their newborn children's birth certificates, the news story went viral. Jason Hanna and Joe Riggs, whose twin boys were born through a gestational surrogate, are each…
  • Jun 17

    Attorney Christine Douglas - Parenting Coordinator

    Attorney Christine Douglas - Parenting Coordinator
    Harden Jackson is pleased to announce that attorney Christine Douglas has been trained as a Parenting Coordinator and is now accepting clients. Christine practices solely in the area of family law and is a Certified Family Law Specialist, as…
Rank this Week: 3965

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 25

    Finalizing a Divorce-it's Different for Everyone

    Finalizing a Divorce-it's Different for Everyone
    The finality of divorce varies for every separating couple. For some people, they become emotionally detached from their marriage before the actual legal process begins. They have already dealt with the emotions of their marriage being over,…
  • Jul 24

    Recently Divorced and Re-entering the Workforce?

    Recently Divorced and Re-entering the Workforce?
    Many married couples function around one spouse committed to a full time job, while the other stays at home and manages the house and family. After a divorce; however, the two ex-spouses may be put into a position where they both need to be…
  • Jul 23

    Divorced and Still Living Together?

    Divorced and Still Living Together?
    Divorce can be an overwhelming, stressful, and let's face it—sometimes brutal—process. But what happens when your marriage does not end on good terms, and yet you are still forced to cohabitate with your ex-spouse? With the…
Rank this Week: 724

Iowa Law Blog

Iowa Law Blog

Covers business, employment, trust & estates family, real estate, regulatory compliance and utility law. By Sullivan & Ward, PC.

http://www.iowa-lawblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Pregnancy Discrimination Case

    U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Pregnancy Discrimination Case
     On July 1, 2014, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in Young v. UPS, Inc. to decide “whether and in what circumstances, an employer that provides work accommodations to nonpregnant employees with work limitations…
  • Jul 1

    Amanda James Joins Sullivan & Ward, P.C.

    Amanda James Joins Sullivan & Ward, P.C.
    Amanda James has joined Sullivan & Ward, P.C. as an associate attorney.  Amanda graduated from Drake University Law School in 2008.  Since that time, she has focused her practice on public utility and regulatory work.  She…
  • Jun 30

    John T. Ward and Richard R. Chabot Honored

    John T. Ward and Richard R. Chabot Honored
    Sullivan & Ward, P.C.'s President and CEO, John T. Ward, was recently honored by the Iowa State Bar Association as a member of the "50 Year" class of 2014.  John graduated from Drake University Law School in 1964 and has been…
Rank this Week: 1698

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Divorce for Michael Vartan

    Divorce for Michael Vartan
    Michael Vartan and his wife have split after three years of marriage. Lauren Skaar filed for divorce from the 45-year-old Bates Motel actor July, citing irreconcilable differences, according to legal documents obtained by PEOPLE. They have…
  • Jul 24

    Bill to Protect Military Men in Custody Case

    Bill to Protect Military Men in Custody Case
    Michigan legislation would protect military members in child custody cases while serving overseas. The bill proposed Wednesday responds to a Lenawee County judge's decision to order a sailor to come to court despite him being aboard a U.S.…
  • Jul 23

    International Custody Battle moves to Cypru

    International Custody Battle moves to Cypru
    Because a pile of legal bills and her own government were doing little to help bring back her two young children, Marla Theocharides quit her job in South Bend and moved halfway around the world to be with them more than a year ago. Marla's…
Rank this Week: 128

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
  • Jul 25

    Should You Take on a Client Who’s Forming a Nonprofit?

    Should You Take on a Client Who’s Forming a Nonprofit?
    You get a call from a potential client who wants to set up a new nonprofit organization. Here are some questions to ask before you commit to the task. The first thing to do when asked to set up a nonprofit is to gather enough information to…
  • Jul 23

    Getting Your Fees Along the Way

    Getting Your Fees Along the Way
    Can’t wait until you win the case to get your attorney fees? Consider seeking an interim fee award based on your success along the way. Awarding interim fees (i.e., a fee award made before the case is completed) is an accepted procedure…
  • Jul 21

    Estate Planning Is Not Just for the Rich and Famou

    Estate Planning Is Not Just for the Rich and Famou
    The following is a guest blog post by April E. Frisby of Frisby Law. April is a lawyer in Orange County who practices business and securities transactional law, as well as estate planning. April is also an adjunct law professor at Whittier…
Rank this Week: 4005

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
  • Jul 25

    The Morning of Trial

    The Morning of Trial
    The morning of the divorce trial, lawyer Fred Holmes, woke up at 5:00 am without an alarm clock. He stumbled downstairs to feed the cat and the fish. He put away the dishes from the dishwasher, fixed himself a bowl of Honey Nut Cheerios, and…
  • Jul 8

    Spurious Correlation

    Spurious Correlation
    I read today that heavy use of social media correlates well with the divorce rate.  I’m thinking is it social media that creates marital difficulty or is it people who are in unhappy marriages spend more time on social media? …
  • Jul 7

    Facebook Predicts Which Relationships Will Last

    Facebook Predicts Which Relationships Will Last
    Facebook has developed an algorithm that predicts whether your relationship will last or not. Researchers looked at 1.3 million Facebook users to determine their “dispersion”. Dispersion is the extent of overlap in two…
Rank this Week: 4660

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    Mediation in Family Court in South Carolina

    Mediation in Family Court in South Carolina
    A Family Court judge in Charleston, South Carolina recently ordered former Governor Mark Sanford and his ex-wife Jenny into mediation as part of an continuing dispute over their bitter divorce. The case emphasizes why judges sometimes insist…
  • Jul 24

    5 Steps to Protect Yourself Online

    5 Steps to Protect Yourself Online
    Divorce can be hard. Having it play out online for the world to see can make it harder. Whatever you put online stays there forever (and ever and ever and ever…) – and you have no control over who may see it or share it. If you…
  • Jul 23

    Multi-State Custody Battle Over Unborn Surrogate Baby

    Multi-State Custody Battle Over Unborn Surrogate Baby
    The ongoing divorce fight between Sherri Shepherd, a long-time co-host of the ABC talk show “The View,” and her husband, Lamar Sally, has taken a sad and unexpected turn. Beyond the expected fights over houses, bank accounts, and…
Rank this Week: 3529

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 781

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

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

    Celebrating National Parents' Day in 2014

    Celebrating National Parents' Day in 2014
    Did you know that this Sunday, July 27, 2014 marks National Parents' Day? While it may not be as popular as Father's Day or Mother's Day in the United States  yet, National Parents' Day has existed now since January of 1994 and takes…
  • Jul 25

    VIDEO: Cordell & Cordell News - July 25, 2014

    VIDEO: Cordell & Cordell News - July 25, 2014
    DadsDivorce, sponsor Cordell & Cordell law firm and sister site MensDivorce.com have teamed up to present a series of news round-up videos at the end of each week.In this week's news, Cordell & Cordell announced the installation…
  • Jul 23

    Obtaining Full Custody When Wife Leaves Home & Children

    Obtaining Full Custody When Wife Leaves Home & Children
    Question:My wife has decided that she will be leaving to go out of state and meet up with her boyfriend. She will be leaving our two sons and my stepson with me.We have now been living separately for nine months with no legal separationRead…
Rank this Week: 291

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Jul 25

    7th Circuit Opinion on Wedding Officiant

    7th Circuit Opinion on Wedding Officiant
    A recent 7th Circuit decision held that certified secular humanist celebrants must be allowed to solemnize marriages in Indiana. Download the Opinion here. MR Hat Tip: GW
  • Jul 24

    No Divorce

    No Divorce
    The new queen of Spain cannot divorce her husband. Read more here. MR
  • Jul 23

    Pre-Engagement Ring Hand Procedure

    Pre-Engagement Ring Hand Procedure
    From the New York Times: It was the stuff of Marie Valencis’ dreams: a 3.9-carat, princess-cut, platinum engagement ring with a diamond band — which her fiancé picked out by himself. But after the initial elation wore off, a seemingly...
Rank this Week: 309

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

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

    Something for everyone

    Something for everyone
    My efforts this week on Marilyn Stowe's Family Law & Divorce Blog include:Important cases: Edgar v Edgar - A look at the case that gave its name to the 'Edgar agreement'.  Child support variations - The current rules explained,…
  • Jul 22

    Re B: Children giving evidence

    Re B: Children giving evidence
    A summary of Re B (Child Evidence) [2014] EWCA Civ 1015.Re B concerned a father's application for contact with his 5 year old son. The mother alleged that the father had been violent towards her during their relationship. Her allegations were…
  • Jul 22

    Not QUITE got the idea...

    Not QUITE got the idea...
    Research indicates that legal aid contributes to significant public savings - Family Law, 22nd July 2014
Rank this Week: 812

Riverside County Family Law Blog

Riverside County Family Law Blog

Covers move away rights, obtaining or defending support applications and enforcing support orders, characterizing and dividing community property, and custody and visitation rights. By Thurman W. Arnold III.

http://www.thurmanarnold.com/Blog/Recent-Blog-Posts/RSS.xml
Rank this Week: 2350

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/
  • Jul 24

    Spouse Seeking Legal Separation Should Pay Close Attention to Filing Date

    Spouse Seeking Legal Separation Should Pay Close Attention to Filing Date
    The California Family Code applies to parties seeking a divorce or legal separation, among other things. For quite some time now, California has been a "no-fault" state, permitting one spouse or the other to seek a divorce or separation…
  • Jul 22

    Division of Community Property in Divorce Includes Assets and Debt

    Division of Community Property in Divorce Includes Assets and Debt
    Often when people think about the division of marital property in divorce, they consider mainly the couple's accumulated assets, such as the family home, bank accounts, investments and other property. But because California is a "community…
  • Jul 17

    Celebrity Divorce Raises Question as to Unborn Child's Fate

    Celebrity Divorce Raises Question as to Unborn Child's Fate
    The most simple divorce case is not easy. Without question, there are difficult emotional and financial aspects to any dissolution of marriage. But certain cases are simply more complicated and unconventional than others, requiring the…
Rank this Week: 4689

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/
Rank this Week: 1711

DivorceSolicitor

DivorceSolicitor

Covers divorce, pre-nuptial agreements, and separation. By Lynne Bastow.

http://divorcesolicitor.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 24

    What's The Deal with Holiday Contact for the non resident parent?

    What's The Deal with Holiday Contact for the non resident parent?
    This can be an area of never ending dispute.Something that should be a pleasure turns into a battle. When parents separate some find it hard to accept that the other parent - who has different parenting values, skills and attitudes has a say…
  • Jul 4

    Is £700,000.00 legal fees value for money?

    Is £700,000.00 legal fees value for money?
    Here is a post that was lying fallow in my draft box:A Judge has expressed despair over a wealthy family that have legal fees in excess of £700,000.00 and their case is still focused on a preliminary issue as reported in The Telegraph…
  • Nov 19

    Do you believe him? Scot Young on the Rack

    Do you believe him? Scot Young on the Rack
    Britain's most acrimonious divorce continues.Scot Young is facing some tough questions.Is he bankrupt or is he a liar hiding vast wealth?Whatever he appears too clever for his own good.As reported in the The Telegraph he is facing this…
Rank this Week: 4614

Mississippi Family Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Family Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Gone with the Wind: Desertion and Divorce in Mississippi

    Gone with the Wind: Desertion and Divorce in Mississippi
    Marriage is a beautiful concept that many people are willing to embrace. But, unfortunately, the struggles of marriage becomes a concept that some people realize that they cannot, or will not, endure. When marriage gets tough, some spouses…
  • Jul 22

    Sipping the Syrup Too Much: Habitual Drunkenness and Divorce in Mississippi

    Sipping the Syrup Too Much: Habitual Drunkenness and Divorce in Mississippi
    Here in Mississippi, there is nothing like watching a good football game and drinking a cold beer with friends and family. Recreational drinking--and football of course--is a stapled pastime in our country. But for some, the pastime of…
  • Jul 17

    How High: Marijuana Use as Grounds for Divorce in Mississippi

    How High: Marijuana Use as Grounds for Divorce in Mississippi
    Habitual and excessive drug use--including excessive marijuana use--is one of twelve grounds for fault-based divorce in Mississippi. Under Mississippi law, "[d]ivorces from the bonds of matrimony may be decreed to the injured party for . . .…
Rank this Week: 4099

King Law Offices Blog

King Law Offices Blog

Discusses traffic matters, family law, criminal law, wills and estate planning and personal injury law as it relates to North Carolina and South Carolina.

http://kinglawoffices.com/blog/
  • Jul 24

    Grandparent Custody and Visitation Right

    Grandparent Custody and Visitation Right
    In general, a parent has a fundamental and constitutional right to raise and nurture their child.  We often get questions from grandparents who wish to obtain visitation or custody right of their grandchild or children and often do not…
  • Jul 18

    Getting Sued?

    Getting Sued?
    If you are served with papers, remember that this triggers important deadlines for the attorney that you should hire. This is the first and foremost thing. Do not wait around! The worst thing to do is ignore the papers that were served on…
  • Jul 11

    What to Do If You’ve Been Involved in an Auto Accident in North Carolina?

    What to Do If You’ve Been Involved in an Auto Accident in North Carolina?
    An auto accident can be one of the most frightening events you will encounter.  It is important to attempt to remain calm and make sure that the situation is handled in a way that ensures you receive the medical treatment that is vital…
Rank this Week: 3810

Fahnert Family Law Office

Fahnert Family Law Office

Discusses how to avoid mistakes and obtain a better outcome in your divorce. By Marie Fahnert.

http://www.justdivorceblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Quote: Love is an ideal thing…

    Quote: Love is an ideal thing…
    Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished. —Johan Wolfgang von Goethe
  • Jul 1

    Happy with a bad judgment? It’s normal.

    Happy with a bad judgment? It’s normal.
    While this is not true of all highly contested cases, a surprising amount of people are happy after their divorce even if the outcome was not ideal. The parties accept the bad outcome and go off on their merry wee way. It turns out that this…
  • May 27

    Gays can now marry in Illinois! Who’s next?

    Gays can now marry in Illinois! Who’s next?
    Now that states are falling like dominoes for same-sex marriage, the Daily Show opines that the real question is not which state will be next to legalize gay marriage but which state will be last: It’s Mississippi v. Alabama. They send…
Rank this Week: 1684

The Oregon Divorce Blog

The Oregon Divorce Blog

Provides divorce and family law information. By Stephens Margolin P.C.

http://oregondivorceblog.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 1557

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
  • Jul 24

    What is Commingling of Assets?

    What is Commingling of Assets?
    In general, if a party commingles a non-marital asset with a marital asset, then the non-marital asset converts to a marital asset and becomes subject to equitable distribution in a divorce. One of the simplest versions of commingling occurs…
  • Jul 21

    Is Involuntary Military Separation Pay Marital Property?

    Is Involuntary Military Separation Pay Marital Property?
    On rare occasions, the US military will terminate a service member involuntarily. It rarely happens, but it is considered an honorable discharge and the service member is given a severance package. The service member does not receive any…
  • Jul 17

    Legal Father vs. Biological Father

    Legal Father vs. Biological Father
    When a child is born during a marriage, there is a presumption of legitimacy. It is presumed that the husband of the marriage is the father is the child. This is often true even if it can be proven that the husband is not the biological…
Rank this Week: 1058

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Is Divorce More Expensive in Florida?

    Is Divorce More Expensive in Florida?
    When you get divorced, your finances naturally take a hit. Not only does Florida law require you to equitably divide all of your hard-earned marital assets and property with your soon-to-be former spouse, but there are also many costs…
  • Jul 21

    How to Get a Marriage License in Boca Raton

    How to Get a Marriage License in Boca Raton
    When you get married, you likely want everything to be perfect. While many couples focus on every detail of the ceremony and reception, some fail to focus on the legal requirements and implications of a marriage. It is highly important to…
  • Jul 15

    What Happens to Your House in a Divorce?

    What Happens to Your House in a Divorce?
    Going through a divorce is almost always an extremely difficult process. Often, people going through the breakdown of a marriage may have significant uncertainty about the most important aspects of their lives. Divorce can have significant…
Rank this Week: 2455

Crider Law P.C. Blog

Crider Law P.C. Blog

Covers elder law, estate planning and family law.

http://www.criderlaw.net/blog/
  • Jul 24

    Proper Estate Planning Can Ease Everyone’s Mind

    Proper Estate Planning Can Ease Everyone’s Mind
    While death is just as inevitable as taxes, dying without being properly prepared is not. Proper estate planning, one that delves into as many contingencies as possible, can provide great comfort to not only the person reaching the end of the…
  • Jul 17

    Planning For Death, Like Estate Planning, Is A Last Gift To Loved One

    Planning For Death, Like Estate Planning, Is A Last Gift To Loved One
    Proper estate planning is like a gift people give to their loved ones and possibly to organizations they wish to include in the disbursement of their holdings. Another gift, one that is much more emotionally charged but equally important, is…
  • Jul 10

    Celebrity Estate Planning Foul-Ups Provide Lessons To Learn From

    Celebrity Estate Planning Foul-Ups Provide Lessons To Learn From
    An article in Forbes magazine a while back points out that there are lessons to be learned in estate planning from some celebrities. For the most part that lesson is: Don’t do what these people did. “Like many Americans, you may…
Rank this Week: 921

Synorlaw

Synorlaw

Covers family law and estate planning. By the Law Office of Kathryn J. Synor, LLC.

http://www.synorlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 24

    Kathryn J. Synor is now ranked Top 10 Under 40 attorney for excellence in the field of Family Law for 2014!

    Kathryn J. Synor is now ranked Top 10 Under 40 attorney for excellence in the field of Family Law for 2014!
    Kathryn J. Synor of the Law Office of Kathryn J. Synor, LLC has been selected by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys as nationally ranked Top 10 Under 40 attorney for excellence in the field of Family Law for … Continue…
  • May 30

    Trusts: The Advantages and Disadvantage

    Trusts: The Advantages and Disadvantage
    Only a few years ago, people set up living trusts almost exclusively to save on taxes. Today, they are used to avoid Probate and for other purposes. This article explains the living trust. It is not meant to be a … Continue reading…
  • May 8

    TRIAL TIPS FOR CLIENTS

    TRIAL TIPS FOR CLIENTS
      TRIAL TIPS FOR CLIENTS Preparation is the key to successfully presenting accurate information in court.         WHAT TO WEAR? We advise our clients to dress conservatively. Court is a somber, conservative and…
Rank this Week: 3418

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

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

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    Paying for college expenses in Pennsylvania

    Paying for college expenses in Pennsylvania
    Absent an agreement, Pennsylvania parents are not required by law to pay for their child’s college expenses.  This is true whether the parents are unmarried, married or divorced.  A child in Pennsylvania is, in most cases,…
  • Jul 18

    Considering the dangers of social media

    Considering the dangers of social media
    On a typical day, how many times do you use social media?  People scroll through Facebook updates while riding the train.  Others use Instagram to post pictures of their vacations, their kids, their pets and even their dinner.…
  • Jul 18

    Do you enjoy our blog?

    Do you enjoy our blog?
    If so, please consider nominating us for the American Bar Association Journal "Blawg 100 Amici."You can nominate us here.  The form requests your name, email address, employer or school, city and a reason you are a fan of our blog.Our…
Rank this Week: 2983

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/
  • Jul 23

    Court Decides Issue Related to Paternity Proceeding

    Court Decides Issue Related to Paternity Proceeding
    A New York Family Lawyer said this is a proceeding brought by the mother of two out-of-wedlock children, all residing in Florida, for their support by their New York putative father. The issue is whether an adjudication of the father's...
  • Jul 22

    Mother Challenges Denial of Public Assistance

    Mother Challenges Denial of Public Assistance
    A New York Family Lawyer said the mother applied for public assistance and medical aid from the County Department of Social Services for herself and her unborn child. At the time of the application, she was 20 years old and...
  • Jul 21

    Court Decides if Wife is Entitled to Rental Income

    Court Decides if Wife is Entitled to Rental Income
    A New York Family Lawyer said the couple purchased their marital residence in 1999 and thereafter rented portions of the home to residential tenants while occupying its main floor. In February 2002 the wife commenced an action for a…
Rank this Week: 4838

Family Law Source

Family Law Source

Covers business valuation and divorce litigation. By Brian C. Vertz.

http://www.familylawyerspittsburgh.com/blog/
  • Jul 23

    Child Support Taken from Retained Earnings of Busine

    Child Support Taken from Retained Earnings of Busine
    When a business owner in Pennsylvania owes child support, he or she may consider whether to include the retained earnings that are not distributed to owners in calculating child support.  A recent decision of the Superior Court…
  • Jul 23

    Parents Held in Contempt of Custody Order for Chronic Tardiness and Spurious CYF Investigation

    Parents Held in Contempt of Custody Order for Chronic Tardiness and Spurious CYF Investigation
    Pennsylvania parents who have custody orders may experience frustration when the other parent does not comply.  A recent decision of the Superior Court (unpublished) affirmed the Montgomery County courts, holding both parents in contempt…
  • Jul 16

    Parent’s Obligation to Pay for College Does Not Justify Child Support Adjustment

    Parent’s Obligation to Pay for College Does Not Justify Child Support Adjustment
    Parents who are paying for their children’s college tuition in Pennsylvania may wonder if they are entitled to an adjustment of the support obligation for their minor children who have not yet entered college.  The Superior Court…
Rank this Week: 1443

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

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

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Jul 23

    A Major Blow to Obamacare? Depends on who you ask

    A Major Blow to Obamacare? Depends on who you ask
    In an odd twist, just hours apart, two Federal Appellate Courts came out with different answers to the same questions, regarding a provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, (also known as the “ACA” or…
  • Jul 7

    The High Cost of a DIY Divorce Agreement

    The High Cost of a DIY Divorce Agreement
    Family law attorneys help people with their divorces and also with issues that arise after a divorce. Resolution of post-divorce issues is governed by the Marital Settlement Agreement (divorce agreement), which contains both parties’…
  • Jun 11

    On Father’s Day and Divorced Dad

    On Father’s Day and Divorced Dad
    Perhaps the most traumatic repercussion of a divorce is the inability to see one’s children every day. I have met many a client who has refused to pursue a divorce merely because he could not contemplate separation from his children.…
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Harris Firm Blog

Harris Firm Blog

Covers local and national events mainly in the areas of products liability, injury law, bankruptcy, divorce and family law, and some environmental law.

http://www.theharrisfirmllc.com/harrisfirmblog/
  • Jul 23

    Alimony

    Alimony
    Alimony in Alabama Alimony is sometimes called spousal support or spousal maintenance and is where one spouse is ordered to pay the other spouse a certain amount of money periodically for a temporary term or permanently.  Alimony is much…
  • Jun 29

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging! The post Hello world! appeared first on Harris Firm.
  • Jun 29

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging! The post Hello world! appeared first on Harris.
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All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Jul 23

    When Does Child Support End in Florida?

    When Does Child Support End in Florida?
    Many divorcing parents are aware of their obligation to support their children, and some are familiar with how the amount they have to pay is decided. Fewer are aware of how long their obligation to support their children…
  • Jul 10

    Divorced and Moving On….with the Court’s Permission in Florida

    Divorced and Moving On….with the Court’s Permission in Florida
    Picture this: you’re divorced from your former spouse with whom you have a minor child. During the divorce proceedings, you are deemed the custodial parent. You and your former spouse get along amicably and follow the child visitation plans…
  • Oct 8

    Reaffirmation Agreements in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Reaffirmation Agreements in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you will either retain or surrender your secured property. You will probably have to sign a reaffirmation agreement if you are going to keep your property, for example, your vehicle and your home. The reaffirmation…
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San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

Covers divorce, spousal support and property division in California. By the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford, APC.

http://www.sandiegodivorceattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 23

    Protecting Your Career During Divorce

    Protecting Your Career During Divorce
    As one would expect, going through a divorce is typically a time of emotional upheaval and chaos. You will likely be required to spend a significant amount of time preparing legal paperwork, attending court hearings, going to your attorney's…
  • Jul 22

    California Divorce 101

    California Divorce 101
    The practice of divorce law can be a complicated process; however, family law can be boiled down to the following basic areas: property division; child custody and visitation, support, credits and reimbursements, and attorney fees and…
  • Jul 21

    Pamela Anderson Divorces Same Person for a Second Time!

    Pamela Anderson Divorces Same Person for a Second Time!
    Looks like the second go around didn't work out for former Baywatch star, Pamela Anderson, and husband Rick Salomon. The couple married for the first time in 2007 and were together only a couple of months before getting an annulment. Then…
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California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

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

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Jul 23

    Tax Tips and Trap

    Tax Tips and Trap
    Here are two topics you’d probably rather not think about: Divorce and Taxes. If you’re separated or newly divorced, however, it could be worth your while to get some good financial advice about both. Spousal Support Also known in…
  • Jul 8

    Shared Parenting

    Shared Parenting
    Separation always disrupts the familiar patterns of family life. Routines and responsibilities that had been established as the family grew and developed have to be renegotiated. How your family operated probably came about without a lot…
  • Jun 26

    Don’t Get Hung Up on Fairne

    Don’t Get Hung Up on Fairne
    People who spend a lot of time worrying about whether or not something is “fair” tend to have serious problems while getting divorced. Deciding what’s fair and what isn’t can be a tough call on the playground, in…
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The Kielich Law Firm Blog

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

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

http://kielichlawfirm.com/blog
  • Jul 23

    Can my employer make me waive FMLA protection?

    Can my employer make me waive FMLA protection?
    No, an employer cannot require you to sign a waiver of protection under FMLA for future leave protected under FMLA or protection from discrimination on the basis of prior use of FMLA leave. Department of Labor regulations on FMLA prohibit…
  • Jul 12

    EEOC lands $180,000 settlement with employer who fired an employee for eating chip

    EEOC lands $180,000 settlement with employer who fired an employee for eating chip
    Ok, the headline sounds crazier than the actual facts behind this case, which involves a disability discrimination suit based on a wrongful termination. The case was brought in a California federal district court against the employer,…
  • Jul 7

    10 Things to Do After a Slip and Fall Injury

    10 Things to Do After a Slip and Fall Injury
    Injuries in grocery stores, department stores, restaurants and other public places have been a source of personal injury claims for over a century. These slip and fall type injury claims have encouraged restaurants and stores to improve the…
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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/
  • Jul 23

    Legal and Practical Advice for a New Jersey Prenuptial Agreement

    Legal and Practical Advice for a New Jersey Prenuptial Agreement
    The question has been popped, the rings have been purchased, the wedding has been planned and then BOOM, out of nowhere a dreaded and often-misinterpreted term comes out of the woodwork. That term is Prenup or Prenuptial Agreement. Assuming…
  • Jul 16

    I Think Our New Jersey Divorce Settlement Was A Mistake, But It Is Now Final. Can I Now Litigate The Matter?

    I Think Our New Jersey Divorce Settlement Was A Mistake, But It Is Now Final. Can I Now Litigate The Matter?
    As a New Jersey divorce attorney, I have been asked on many occasions whether an individual can reopen their divorce matter or set aside the judgment because they feel that something was not disclosed to them at the time of their settlement…
  • Jul 14

    Now That My New Jersey Divorce is Over, I Want to Move On With My Life.

    Now That My New Jersey Divorce is Over, I Want to Move On With My Life.
    As an experienced New Jersey divorce attorney, I have seen many couples are naturally excited to move on with their lives once their divorce is finalized. Unfortunately, moving on can be easier said than done, especially when children are…
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Divorce Online Blog

Divorce Online Blog

News about divorce and family law.

http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/
  • Jul 23

    MORE couples are choosing online divorce as consumers favour a more convenient way to separate

    MORE couples are choosing online divorce as consumers favour a more convenient way to separate
    Online divorce companies say the online process takes the strain out of an already tense situation and reflects society’s increased use of the internet to do business. Figures from Divorce Online, one of the UK’s largest…
  • Jul 7

    Getting a 5 year separation divorce is not as easy as you think

    Getting a 5 year separation divorce is not as easy as you think
    We get phone calls and emails every day, from people  informing us that getting a divorce in England after 5 years is just a paperwork exercise and should be nice and easy. When we then ask where the ex wife… The post Getting a 5…
  • Jun 27

    More parents wait to divorce until kids are 18

    More parents wait to divorce until kids are 18
    There appears to have been a large increase in parents waiting to divorce until their kids turn 18 according to a recent study by the Australian Institute of Family studies. AIFS Director Professor Alan Hayes said that the proportion…
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NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jul 22

    CHANGING YOUR NAME POST DIVORCE

    CHANGING YOUR NAME POST DIVORCE
    In my opinion, most people (typically women) decide whether or not to change their name to a maiden name at the actual time of the divorce proceeding, if not sooner.  The decision is a largely personal one and in my years of…
  • Jul 22

    CHANGING YOUR NAME POST DIVORCE

    CHANGING YOUR NAME POST DIVORCE
    In my opinion, most people (typically women) decide whether or not to change their name to a maiden name at the actual time of the divorce proceeding, if not sooner.  The decision is a largely personal one and in my years of…
  • Jul 17

    ABA BLAWG 100 – PLEASE NOMINATE THE NEW JERSEY FAMILY LEGAL BLOG

    ABA BLAWG 100 – PLEASE NOMINATE THE NEW JERSEY FAMILY LEGAL BLOG
    We have been writing the New Jersey Family Legal Blog since 2008.  The writing has been a labor of love for us and has been very well received.  Aside from the satisfaction of seeing that thousands of people read the blog each…
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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/
  • Jul 22

    The Hague Abduction Convention in South Africa

    The Hague Abduction Convention in South Africa
    The following are excerpts, without footnotes, of an article published in the Judges’ Newsletter on International Child Protection Vol. XX, Summer – Autumn 2013.The full article is available on the website of the Hague Conference…
  • Jul 21

    The Hague Abduction Convention in Paraguay

    The Hague Abduction Convention in Paraguay
    The following are excerpts, without footnotes, of an article published in the Judges’ Newsletter on International Child Protection Vol. XX, Summer – Autumn 2013.The full article is available on the website of the Hague Conference…
  • Jul 18

    The Hague Abduction Convention in Panama

    The Hague Abduction Convention in Panama
    The following are excerpts, without footnotes, of an article published in the Judges’ Newsletter on International Child Protection Vol. XX, Summer – Autumn 2013.The full article is available on the website of the Hague Conference…
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Jackson White Family Law Blog

Jackson White Family Law Blog

Covers the workings of family law, including recent legal changes, hot topics and pressing issues in this legal industry.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/arizona-family-law/blog/
  • Jul 22

    Tips for Divorcés to Help Friends Getting a Divorce

    Tips for Divorcés to Help Friends Getting a Divorce
    Getting a divorce is emotionally exhausting and can become a complicated legal battle.  If you’ve had one, you know that no matter what happens in the end that you’ve learned whole lot from what you went through. This…
  • Jul 17

    Halle Berry Needs to Pay Child Support

    Halle Berry Needs to Pay Child Support
    Child support is a complicated area where it seems men are the ones that need to dig deep into his pockets to pay up. However, the Los Angeles Superior Court decided that it would be Halle Berry that would need to pay child support towards…
  • Jul 15

    Even After Divorce-They’re Still Your Step Child

    Even After Divorce-They’re Still Your Step Child
    Divorcing a spouse does not divorce an individual from their stepchildren. According to the “relationship” piece of the dependency exemption, the stepchildren will remain stepchildren despite a divorce. One example of this was the…
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Family Law Matters Blog

Family Law Matters Blog

Covers New York family law. By Deborah Hope Wayne.

http://www.familylawmatters-blog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Co-Parenting: How Can Parents Create a Unified Front?

    Co-Parenting: How Can Parents Create a Unified Front?
    The term 'co-parenting' has almost become a buzzword that appears in different magazines and in segments by celebrity doctors and specialists on television. Co-parenting is essentially what it sounds like - parents sharing the…
  • Jul 15

    It's Not All about the Dress: 5 Reasons Brides Should Consider a Pre-Nup

    It's Not All about the Dress: 5 Reasons Brides Should Consider a Pre-Nup
    It's no secret that saying the word, "pre-nup" to a newly engaged person often brings on a whole range of emotions. To many people, suggesting a pre-nup is effectively the same as questioning their loyalty to their future husband or wife.…
  • Jun 11

    The Power of the Post-Nup: Taking a Closer Look at the Spitzer Divorce Settlement

    The Power of the Post-Nup: Taking a Closer Look at the Spitzer Divorce Settlement
    Now that most of the dust has settled from news of former NY Governor Eliot Spitzer's divorce settlement, it seems like a good time to address the details. For those unfamiliar with the situation, Eliot Spitzer served as New York's 54th…
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Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, drug recalls, product hazards and family law. By Padove Law.

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
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Sonoma County Lawyer Blog

Sonoma County Lawyer Blog

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

http://blog.jamessansonelaw.com/
  • Jul 22

    The Dangers of Sonoma County Debt Settlement Companie

    The Dangers of Sonoma County Debt Settlement Companie
    Do you find yourself laden with debt? Have you been tempted to contact a debt-settlement company that promises to reduce your debt by negotiating with your creditors? A new report issued by the Center for Responsible Lending indicates that…
  • Jul 15

    Watch Out Santa Rosa: Deceptive Mortgage Practices Are Back!

    Watch Out Santa Rosa: Deceptive Mortgage Practices Are Back!
    Do you remember when a federal jury decided that Bank of America was guilty of selling subprime mortgages and ordered the bank to pay $863 million in damages? In that case, the US Justice Department argued that Countrywide, which Bank of…
  • Jul 8

    FTC Rebukes Harsh and Deceptive Debt Collection Practice

    FTC Rebukes Harsh and Deceptive Debt Collection Practice
    Are one or more debt collectors hounding you? Have you been tempted to authorize payment of your debt over the phone? In a recent case, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) determined that a Houston debt collection company - RTB Enterprises,…
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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/
  • Jul 22

    Rule 11 agreements are revocable before judgment is rendered

    Rule 11 agreements are revocable before judgment is rendered
    A point of confusion for many in the family law context is the viability of a rule 11 agreement to settle an issue or a whole case.  Rule 11 of the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure provides that an agreement between lawyers in a case is…
  • Jul 16

    Becoming a Partner -- Ownership Interest in Divorce

    Becoming a Partner -- Ownership Interest in Divorce
    I was asked recently about whether becoming a partner in a professional company creates community or separate property.  The Husband worked for a firm prior to marriage and shortly before the marriage was offered a partnership interest…
  • Jul 9

    Strategy in Asset Divisions - Do's and Don't

    Strategy in Asset Divisions - Do's and Don't
    One asset does not always equal another asset, even if the values are identical. One reason for this may be based on the personal situation of each spouse.  For example, one spouse may have a greater need for cash in the short run, where…
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Family-In-Law

Family-In-Law

Family law trends in Minnesota and across the country. By Michael Boulette.

http://family-in-law.com/
  • Jul 22

    Social Media’s Effect on Marriage

    Social Media’s Effect on Marriage
    In a new study out in the journal Computers in Human Behavior, Sebastián Valenzuela, Daniel Halpern, and James E. Katz have found a correlation between marital dissatisfaction ... The post Social Media’s Effect on…
  • Jul 21

    Can You Be Fired For Getting Divorced?

    Can You Be Fired For Getting Divorced?
    Can you be fired for getting divorced? Not in New Jersey, at least not anymore. The New Jersey Appellate Division recently released its decision in Smith v. ... The post Can You Be Fired For Getting Divorced? appeared first on…
  • Jul 18

    The Remembrance of Attorney’s Fees Past (Case Law Round-Up 7/14/14)

    The Remembrance of Attorney’s Fees Past (Case Law Round-Up 7/14/14)
    Following last week’s Minnesota Supreme Court decision in Citizens State Bank Norwood Young America v. Brown, this week’s Round-Up includes a published case from the ... The post The Remembrance of Attorney’s Fees Past (Case…
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