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Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Feb 19

    Illinois Legal Separation Proce

    Illinois Legal Separation Proce
    If you and your spouse find yourselves in the midst of separating, you, like many couples, may be pondering the advantages and disadvantages of legal separation before divorce. Legal separation serves to outline the rights and…
  • Feb 12

    Money Management Problems often a Contributor to Divorce

    Money Management Problems often a Contributor to Divorce
    Multiple studies conducted by various experts, over many decades, have revealed the sad truth that serious financial trouble is an overwhelming predictor for separation and divorce for couples around the globe. The American Psychological…
  • Feb 12

    Details You Cannot Afford to Neglect When Arranging a Prenup

    Details You Cannot Afford to Neglect When Arranging a Prenup
    Although the subject of prenuptial agreements spark ongoing controversy, the reality is such agreements can offer a range of benefits for both parties involved, should a divorce ever take place. When both parties are open and willing to…
Rank this Week: 2122

Divorce Lawyer in Augusta, Georgia

Divorce Lawyer in Augusta, Georgia

Offers tips and information about Georgia divorces. By the Goolsby Law Firm.

http://divorcelawyerinaugustageorgia.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 19

    FINDING A GOOD DIVORCE LAWYER

    FINDING A GOOD DIVORCE LAWYER
    In the past, men and women seeking a good divorce lawyer often went to the telephonebook in order to find one. But those days are almost gone.Today, a person seeking a divorce attorney will generally do an online search.  He or shemay…
  • Jun 5

    Uncontested Divorce in Georgia: What does it really mean?

    Uncontested Divorce in Georgia: What does it really mean?
    Obviously, most people going through a divorce would prefer that the divorce be uncontested and cheap.But what does an uncontested divorce really mean?As an Augusta, Georgia divorce attorney, I can tell you that it means more than the simple…
  • Mar 12

    Uncontested Divorce in Georgia and What It Mean

    Uncontested Divorce in Georgia and What It Mean
              We, at the Goolsby Law Firm, LLC, frequently receive telephone calls and email inquiries from people seeking information about how to get an…
Rank this Week: 4174

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/
  • Feb 19

    Spousal Support Termination Under Family Code 4322

    Spousal Support Termination Under Family Code 4322
    Termination of spousal support jurisdiction is always a highly contested issue.  The party paying support wants spousal support terminated as soon as possible, and the party receiving support would prefer support be paid forever. Which…
  • Feb 16

    What is a trust account and why is it needed?

    What is a trust account and why is it needed?
    It wouldn’t be a surprise if you had never heard of a “trust account” prior to partaking in a divorce. While there are many different types of trust accounts, in this context we will discuss accounts that attorneys,…
  • Feb 13

    Decoding the LES…Military Income Available for Support

    Decoding the LES…Military Income Available for Support
    San Diego is home to the nation’s largest concentration of military personnel. San Diego’s seven military bases serve the approximately 100,000 active duty service men and woman and their families (the total rises to 175,000 when…
Rank this Week: 288

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Feb 19

    D.C. mayor does not sign — or veto — family-leave law, leaving critics on both side

    D.C. mayor does not sign — or veto — family-leave law, leaving critics on both side
    From The Washington Post: In the first real test of her power in the face of a new left-leaning D.C. Council, Mayor Muriel E. Bowser dodged a showdown over the city’s paid-family-leave bill. Bowser was opposed to the legislation, among...
  • Feb 18

    New York Family Law Firm Eiges & Orgel, PLLC Moves to New Office on Broadway

    New York Family Law Firm Eiges & Orgel, PLLC Moves to New Office on Broadway
    From Yahoo! News: Eiges & Orgel, PLLC has moved its main office location to a new building in Manhattan. The firm will continue to provide the award-winning representation in divorce and family law matters it has become known for from...
  • Feb 17

    Oklahoma lawyer and the woman he represented in a divorce are shot and killed

    Oklahoma lawyer and the woman he represented in a divorce are shot and killed
    From The ABA Journal: A lawyer in Norman, Oklahoma, and his divorce client were shot and killed, apparently by the woman’s estranged husband, authorities said on Wednesday. The victims are lawyer Bryan Young, 47, and his client, Cayann…
Rank this Week: 392

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/
  • Feb 18

    What happens when you are on Probation?

    What happens when you are on Probation?
    Often a criminal defendant will hear these words that they are being placed on probation. What does not mean? It sounds ominous but is it? Does it actually help you get out of jail or set you free from the court system.  It does both and…
  • Feb 14

    Paternal Grandmother Petitions for Guardianship of Heather Mack’s Child

    Paternal Grandmother Petitions for Guardianship of Heather Mack’s Child
    This case has stirred controversy with custody and guardianship laws across the world as a couple and the parents of a baby child.  Other relatives and friends are seeking the guardianship of the young child of Mack and the…
  • Feb 10

    Child support can be negotiated in a divorce settlement agreement

    Child support can be negotiated in a divorce settlement agreement
    It is a common question that occurs in Family Courts all across the county.  When does the obligation to pay child support end.  In the new Georgia Supreme Court Family Law case the court reviewed that issue.  The parties…
Rank this Week: 645

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
Rank this Week: 146

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Feb 17

    Traditional vs. Collaborative Divorce: Which Option Is Better for You?

    Traditional vs. Collaborative Divorce: Which Option Is Better for You?
    Deciding to divorce is one of the most difficult and painful decisions most people will ever make. Coming to this conclusion is typically the result of a lot of discussion, personal reflection and failed efforts to improve the relationship.…
  • Feb 15

    Child Custody Decision Guidelines in Florida

    Child Custody Decision Guidelines in Florida
    Parents contemplating divorce often have a much more difficult time deciding whether to end the marriage. Divorce greatly affects children, and is known to leave a negative stamp on a child’s development. Certainly, couples in unhealthy…
  • Jan 31

    Relocating with a Child May Require More than Hiring Mover

    Relocating with a Child May Require More than Hiring Mover
    The world is now a smaller place due to advances in technology that allow us to travel faster and stay in constant communication. One significant byproduct of this change is people are much more mobile today compared with previous…
Rank this Week: 3569

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Feb 17

    The Custody Case Where Everything Went Wrong.

    The Custody Case Where Everything Went Wrong.
    Last Fall brought us a decision from the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania holding that a grandparent did not have standing to terminate a Father’s parental rights incident to an adoption. Last week brought us a Superior Court case in which…
  • Feb 9

    Projecting Returns When Crafting A Divorce Settlement

    Projecting Returns When Crafting A Divorce Settlement
    Ours is an age where hyperbole has not only become accepted, it is almost universally embraced as a part of American culture, and among the chief advocates of hype is the financial service sector of our economy. We lived throughout the 1980s,…
  • Jan 9

    The UTMA Quagmire

    The UTMA Quagmire
    It was the Uniform Gift to Minors Act. Then it became the Uniform Transfer to Minors Act. The goal was the same. To permit parents to set aside money for their children until they attained their majority or to use it for their benefit along…
Rank this Week: 4356

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/
  • Feb 17

    No Exit Controls in the United States!

    No Exit Controls in the United States!
    Jeremy D. MorleyIt seems appropriate at this time to reiterate the fact that this country has no exit controls, with minimal exceptions.We try to control who comes in to this country, but we should also control who goes out. Especially if the…
  • Feb 16

    New Economist Article on International Family Law

    New Economist Article on International Family Law
    I was recently interviewed in connection with the below article, set to be published in the latest edition of the Economist: Kate Baggott and her two children live in a tiny converted attic in a village near Frankfurt. Ms Baggott, who is…
  • Feb 9

    California - Israel – New York Child Custody Jurisdiction Case

    California - Israel – New York Child Custody Jurisdiction Case
    Jeremy D. MorleyI am pleased that the Appellate Division of the State of New York, Second Department, today affirmed, in my client’s favor, an order of the Family Court, Westchester County dismissing a child custody petition for lack of…
Rank this Week: 170

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 17

    Untimely Petition for Postsecondary Education Support in Washington Divorce

    Untimely Petition for Postsecondary Education Support in Washington Divorce
    Under Washington law, courts may order postsecondary support for children in some circumstances, but as a recent case reminds us, it is not automatic. Parents must be sure they understand the child support order and follow any deadlines for…
  • Feb 17

    Washington Appeals Court Rules Drug Evidence from Impounded Motorcycle Inadmissible

    Washington Appeals Court Rules Drug Evidence from Impounded Motorcycle Inadmissible
    Criminal cases often hinge on whether evidence is admissible.  Evidence obtained through an unlawful search is generally inadmissible.  Vehicles can be especially vulnerable to questionable searches. A recent case considered…
  • Feb 6

    When a Child Fails to Meet Conditions for Washington Post-Secondary Education Support

    When a Child Fails to Meet Conditions for Washington Post-Secondary Education Support
    Washington family law provides for child support to include post-secondary education in some circumstances.  Before awarding this type of support, the court must first determine if the child is dependent on the parents for his or her…
Rank this Week: 2207

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: 390

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/
Rank this Week: 793

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

Reports on federal Hague Convention child abduction cases By Joel R. Brandes.

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3057

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
  • Feb 17

    How to Prepare a Trial Outline

    How to Prepare a Trial Outline
    Heading to trial? Start your planning by preparing a trial outline. Here are the key things to include and a sample outline to give you an idea how it looks. The basics for any trial outline are: A list of all essential elements of the case.…
  • Feb 15

    The Do’s and Don’ts of Cultivating Clients in the Marijuana Field

    The Do’s and Don’ts of Cultivating Clients in the Marijuana Field
    The following is a guest blog post by Allison B. Margolin, a partner at Margolin and Lawrence in Los Angeles. Ms. Margolin practices criminal defense and civil litigation in both state and federal court. California’s new law legalizing…
  • Feb 10

    Settling Employment Cases: Think Beyond Money

    Settling Employment Cases: Think Beyond Money
    When you’re negotiating settlement of an employment action, you have much more to consider than just “how much money.” There are many nonmonetary remedies that can—either alone or combined with money—bring the…
Rank this Week: 172

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.texasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 17

    4 Strategies for Protecting Your Finances and Assets During a Divorce

    4 Strategies for Protecting Your Finances and Assets During a Divorce
    Many people entering a divorce often don’t have a full understanding of just how expensive the process of separating from their spouse can be. Even if you’re divorcing under amicable circumstances, if you’re careless and…
  • Feb 16

    3 Things Divorcing Couples Should Know About the QDRO Fee

    3 Things Divorcing Couples Should Know About the QDRO Fee
    Many divorce lawyers refer to it as a ‘hidden’ fee that adds insult to injury. As 401(k) plan participants amass wealth in defined-contribution plans, more and more baby boomers filing for divorce are learning of a…
  • Feb 8

    Alaska Divorce Courts to Treat Pets like Children in Custody Battle

    Alaska Divorce Courts to Treat Pets like Children in Custody Battle
    Divorce proceedings rarely go without a hitch. Besides the obvious toll it can take on your emotions, you also have to deal with the impact a separation can have on your assets and finances. The house, the car, the appliances, the…
Rank this Week: 909

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3828

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
  • Feb 17

    The Facts About New Jersey’s Child Welfare System

    The Facts About New Jersey’s Child Welfare System
    Recently, the DCP&P has undergone reform to correct oversights, reduce inconsistencies, and increase efficiency and efficacy in child placement and monitoring. If you are a parent with a child welfare case, learning this may be cause for…
  • Feb 16

    How Long Will My Child Be in Foster Care?

    How Long Will My Child Be in Foster Care?
    Foster care, also called foster placement, is a temporary solution. Ideally, children are put in foster placement short-term while permanent placement is found.
  • Feb 15

    Does a Mother Have Special Rights in Divorce?

    Does a Mother Have Special Rights in Divorce?
    Many mothers get custody in divorce cases, but not because they enjoy certain rights over fathers.
Rank this Week: 396

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/
  • Feb 16

    Splitting Up a Blended Family – Tips for Keeping the Process Clean, Composed and Civil

    Splitting Up a Blended Family – Tips for Keeping the Process Clean, Composed and Civil
    While it’s not often talked about, divorce can be just as traumatic for a blended family as it is for any other family. Tight bonds often form between half-siblings, as well as between children and step-parents, all of which can make…
  • Feb 16

    Splitting Up a Blended Family – Tips for Keeping the Process Clean, Composed and Civil

    Splitting Up a Blended Family – Tips for Keeping the Process Clean, Composed and Civil
    While it’s not often talked about, divorce can be just as traumatic for a blended family as it is for any other family. Tight bonds often form between half-siblings, as well as between children and step-parents, all of which can make…
  • Jan 25

    ‘The Get’ and Other Fascinating Religious Divorce Tradition

    ‘The Get’ and Other Fascinating Religious Divorce Tradition
    Under Jewish tradition, a man and a woman are married forever, even if they get a civil divorce from a secular court. However, their own biblical literature allows for a man to divorce his wife if he finds anything “unseemly”…
Rank this Week: 1314

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Feb 16

    BUSTED

    BUSTED
    My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog were predominantly about busting myths...Myths about fatherhood - I don my MythBustersTM beret.Do judges favour wives? - Another myth? Read on for the…
  • Feb 12

    News Essentials: 13th February 2017

    News Essentials: 13th February 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSMunby to step down next yearThe most senior family judge in England and Wales, renowned among practitioners for his outspoken views, is to step down next year.…
  • Feb 9

    From everyone’s favourite family law blogger...

    From everyone’s favourite family law blogger...
    ...or maybe not. Whatever, my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog included the following:Yes, the welfare of the child is still paramount - Contrary to what some may believe (they also believe I am…
Rank this Week: 238

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/
  • Feb 16

    Tips for Handling Parenting Time Transition

    Tips for Handling Parenting Time Transition
    Language English Tips for Handling Parenting Time TransitionsThu, 02/16/2017 - 17:59 When shared parenting plans call for the kids to split their time living with each parent, it can be hard for the whole family to adapt to this change. It…
  • Feb 14

    Questions That Divorcing Homeowners Should Ask

    Questions That Divorcing Homeowners Should Ask
    Language English Questions That Divorcing Homeowners Should AskTue, 02/14/2017 - 17:22 The marital home is a common point of contention during a divorce. If children are in the picture, one or both parents may hold tight to the belief that…
  • Feb 9

    5 Helpful Tips for Negotiating a Parenting Plan

    5 Helpful Tips for Negotiating a Parenting Plan
    Language English 5 Helpful Tips for Negotiating a Parenting PlanThu, 02/09/2017 - 17:34 Negotiating a parenting plan is probably not going to be a simple process. Many important issues must be covered, and both sides will want to be sure…
Rank this Week: 775

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/
  • Feb 16

    Fair Stage Collapse Not Foreseeable, Indiana Appeals Court Rule

    Fair Stage Collapse Not Foreseeable, Indiana Appeals Court Rule
    It’s been nearly six years since a deadly stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair killed seven concertgoers and injured 58 others in Indianapolis. Now, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled as a matter of law the company paid to…
  • Feb 2

    Bike Accident Injury Victim Awarded $38M Verdict Against Valet Company

    Bike Accident Injury Victim Awarded $38M Verdict Against Valet Company
    Attorneys for a severely injured cyclist have succeeded in securing a $38 million verdict against the valet service that employed a driver who reportedly took a shortcut and brazenly sailed illegally across two lanes of traffic. As…
  • Jan 16

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit: INDOT Liable for Fatal Indiana Crash

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit: INDOT Liable for Fatal Indiana Crash
    The widow of a man killed in a head-on collision in Indiana two years ago is suing the Indiana Department of Transportation, alleging the state agency is liable for her husband’s death, due to its failure to properly maintain the…
Rank this Week: 4552

Sullivan Taylor & Gumina, P.C.…

Sullivan Taylor & Gumina, P.C. Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.stglaw.com/family-law-blog
  • Feb 16

    Navigating the Complexities of Embryo Adoption

    Navigating the Complexities of Embryo Adoption
    In a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it was determined that approximately six percent of all women in the United States suffer from infertility. The statistics are thought to be about the same for men. What do…
  • Feb 14

    Marriage and Money: Preventative Measures That Can Protect Your Finances in the Event of a Divorce

    Marriage and Money: Preventative Measures That Can Protect Your Finances in the Event of a Divorce
    If you are about to get married, or have been married for a little while now, you may not be thinking about your chances of divorce. Yet statistics on divorce indicate that every couple should at least prepare for the possibility. For…
  • Feb 9

    Separating Emotion from the Financial Aspects of Divorce May Improve Outcome

    Separating Emotion from the Financial Aspects of Divorce May Improve Outcome
    While it is impossible to dispute the emotional aspect of divorce, it is an inherently legal and financial process. As such, the couples who tend to struggle the most are those that are unable to separate the emotions from their financial…
Rank this Week: 2066

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/
  • Feb 16

    The Difference Between Mandatory And Private Divorce Mediation

    The Difference Between Mandatory And Private Divorce Mediation
    Mediation is a process where an experienced and trained individual, in most cases a lawyer, tries to pacify things between couples so that they can avoid a divorce. Divorce mediations are usually of two types – mandatory and private.…
  • Feb 15

    The “Right of First Refusal” Concept in California Divorce

    The “Right of First Refusal” Concept in California Divorce
    The “Right of First Refusal” concept in California divorce and custody cases awards one parent the first option to undertake the responsibility of the child in the absence of the other parent. What this means is that after a legal…
  • Feb 13

    Are Alimony Payments Tax Deductible?

    Are Alimony Payments Tax Deductible?
    Alimony aka spousal support that is paid by one spouse in the form of financial support to the other for spousal maintenance. The purpose of spousal support is to financially help the other parent maintain a certain standard of living after…
Rank this Week: 1792

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 15

    The Responsible Individuals List and Its Consequence

    The Responsible Individuals List and Its Consequence
    Jennifer A. Crissman, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group             The name “Responsible Individuals List” may sound like an accolade to parents; however, this is a…
  • Feb 13

    It Only Takes a Moment: Visitation Ideas for Triad Dad

    It Only Takes a Moment: Visitation Ideas for Triad Dad
    by Benjamin Neece, Attorney With Valentine’s Day around the corner, love is in the air and it is a great time to express it to those who you care about most.  It is important that during this festive season that you remember that…
  • Feb 10

    When Death is not the end, the IRS steps in: Part 2 of 2

    When Death is not the end, the IRS steps in: Part 2 of 2
    Anderson v. Comm’r, T.C. Memo. 2016-47, 2016 WL 976816 (2016) Facts: An Alabama court entered a pretrial order in a divorce case, requiring both parties to “[m]aintain status quo as to payment of house note or rent, utilities,…
Rank this Week: 336

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/
  • Feb 15

    Employment Law Update: Court Holds Internet-Based Noncompetition Agreement Enforceable

    Employment Law Update: Court Holds Internet-Based Noncompetition Agreement Enforceable
    Imagine this scenario: you’re excited about your new job with a large payroll processing company, and as a part of the employment offer, you’re directed to a company website that contains the terms of a stock award program. You…
  • Feb 10

    The Law According to Planet Money

    The Law According to Planet Money
    It’s no secret that I’m an avid podcast listener – I’ve previously covered Podcasts and the Law on this blog and if you follow me on Twitter, approximately one in three tweets…
  • Feb 8

    Pennsylvania Software Developers May Need to Start Collecting Sales Tax

    Pennsylvania Software Developers May Need to Start Collecting Sales Tax
    This information was posted and is current as of February 8, 2017 – as always, if you have questions about the current obligations of your business with respect to Sales and Use Tax or any other legal issue, please check with your…
Rank this Week: 589

Main Line Pennsylvania Family Law…

Main Line Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

By Bookspan Family Law Associates, LLC.

http://www.mainlinepafamilylawblog.com/
  • Feb 15

    Be Wise About Your Finances During Marriage and Divorce

    Be Wise About Your Finances During Marriage and Divorce
    The old saying goes that marriage is about love and divorce is about money.   No matter how wonderful your marriage is, it is a good idea to be knowledgeable about your assets and debts.  No matter how amicable you think your…
  • Feb 9

    Can I refinance my mortgage while my divorce is pending?

    Can I refinance my mortgage while my divorce is pending?
    Do we have to work together?                                   This is a good question asked by many.   The marital home usually is a significant…
  • Nov 11

    PA Divorce Waiting Period Shortened

    PA Divorce Waiting Period Shortened
    Until recently if one party to a marriage would not consent to a divorce in Pennsylvania  there was a mandatory  two year waiting period before the moving party could proceed with a divorce.   On October 4, 2016, Governor…
Rank this Week: 3564

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Feb 14

    Video: Cordell & Cordell News – February 14, 2017

    Video: Cordell & Cordell News – February 14, 2017
    Dads Divorce sponsor Cordell & Cordell and sister site MensDivorce.com have teamed up to present a series of monthly recap videos to keep you informed on the latest news and top stories. Cordell & Cordell published an article about…
  • Feb 13

    Utilize The Men’s Divorce Source App During Your Divorce

    Utilize The Men’s Divorce Source App During Your Divorce
    Dads Divorce sponsor Cordell & Cordell recently launched a retooled Men’s Divorce Source app to give guys another resources to help them through each stage of the divorce process. The easy-to-use app includes several features to…
  • Feb 10

    How Can I Stop Child Support For A Child Who Now Lives With Me?

    How Can I Stop Child Support For A Child Who Now Lives With Me?
    Question: How can I stop child support payments when the child has been in my custody for two years? Answer:  Please be advised that I am barred in Pennsylvania and will answer your question based on my expertise and experience in…
Rank this Week: 391

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Feb 14

    How Child Custody is Determined

    How Child Custody is Determined
    Whenever child custody is a topic of debate or a contested issue, several factors will be considered. If you are a parent who is going through a divorce and you have minor children with your spouse, child custody will need to be…
  • Feb 6

    Does Autism Lead to More Divorces?

    Does Autism Lead to More Divorces?
    In the United States, 40 to 50 percent of first marriages end in divorce, the American Psychological Association reports. Of those marriages that fail, we already know that the causes can be traced back to infidelity, financial problems,…
  • Jan 30

    Divorce: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    Divorce: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
    Regardless of the reasons “why” a marriage ended, divorce is almost always an uncomfortable, difficult, unhappy event. A spouse may be thrilled to finally cut ties with their controlling, abusive, or cheating spouse; however,…
Rank this Week: 261

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: 2179

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/
  • Feb 14

    Kentucky Supreme Court Refuses To Allow Man To Divorce

    Kentucky Supreme Court Refuses To Allow Man To Divorce
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “Should I delete old posts or censor new posts while going through a divorce?” When it comes to marriage and divorce, we are used to thinking that people can…
  • Feb 7

    Family Court Judge Gets Reprimanded For Discriminating Against Couples With Kid

    Family Court Judge Gets Reprimanded For Discriminating Against Couples With Kid
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What are my custody rights if the other parent moves?”   Going through a divorce with kids can be incredibly difficult. Divorce is bad enough as it is,…
  • Jan 31

    Lawmakers Say Judges Should Consider Pets When Finalizing A Divorce

    Lawmakers Say Judges Should Consider Pets When Finalizing A Divorce
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can I do to gain custody of my child in North Carolina?” We’ve discussed pets and divorce previously and the issue is almost always handled the…
Rank this Week: 5040

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Feb 13

    Revoking Parole When Invoking the Fifth Amendment

    Revoking Parole When Invoking the Fifth Amendment
    Do Parolees Still Have their Right Against Self Incrimination? Brendt Bennett was required to disclose his entire sexual history, including any uncharged sexual crimes, as part of his sex offender treatment during parole. Mr. Bennett claimed…
  • Jan 18

    Concealed Weapons and Rules of Evidence

    Concealed Weapons and Rules of Evidence
    The Utah Court of Appeals recently decided a concealed weapon case, State v. Isaacson. In October of 2013, the Draper City police received information from a library that Douglas Ewald Isaacson was carrying a concealed weapon without a…
  • Jan 6

    Appointment of Counsel in Parental Rights Case

    Appointment of Counsel in Parental Rights Case
    In the matter of C.B.S. v. J.S.D. (In re E.K.S.), 2016 UT 56, Mother gave birth to her daughter (“E.K.S.”) while she was on probation and faced additional incarceration for other criminal activities. She entrusted E.K.S. to her…
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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/
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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
  • Feb 13

    Collaborative Law Rules Oral Arguments at Florida Supreme Court

    Collaborative Law Rules Oral Arguments at Florida Supreme Court
    On February 9, 2017, the Honorable Laurel M. Lee, Circuit Court Judge of the 13th Judicial Circuit in Hillsborough County and Chair of the Family Law Rules Committee of the Florida Bar Family Law Section, along with collaborative…
  • Feb 4

    Video: Harvard Law Professor Explains Uniform Collaborative Law Act

    Video: Harvard Law Professor Explains Uniform Collaborative Law Act
    Last year, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law the Collaborative Law Process Act.  There are still some steps that need to be taken for the law to go into effect (namely, the Florida Supreme Court will need to establish rules of…
  • Feb 1

    Video: Woody Mosten Addresses Association for Conflict Resolution

    Video: Woody Mosten Addresses Association for Conflict Resolution
    Forrest (Woody) Mosten has been on the cutting edge of the law since the 1970s.  He has been a pioneer in the fields of unbundled legal services, mediation, and collaborative practice, and he has also authored the following books on…
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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/
  • Feb 12

    Ralis v Rali

    Ralis v Rali
    NY Slip Op 00205 January 11, 2017 Decision Continue reading
  • Feb 12

    Matter of Delroy

    Matter of Delroy
    2015 NY Slip Op 04676 The order of the Appellate Division should be reversed and remitted to Family Court. Eleven year old Delroy was involved in a juvenile delinquency hearing that involved assault and attempted assault in the first, second,…
  • Jan 31

    Odunbaku v Odunbaku

    Odunbaku v Odunbaku
    New York Slip Op07705 November 17, 2016 Summary Continue reading
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Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Helps women navigate the intricacies of divorce and save money along the way. By Helene Taylor.

http://heleneltaylor.com/blog/
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Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

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

http://www.tabanolaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 12

    Tips to Consider when Separating

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

    Divorce and Tax Filing Statu

    Divorce and Tax Filing Statu
    Tax law distinguishes filing status because filing requirements, certain credits and above-the-line deductions, tax brackets, and the standard deduction depend on the filing status. Additionally, filing status determines the income threshold…
  • Jan 27

    Splitting Up Military Retirement Account

    Splitting Up Military Retirement Account
    Today you may not think twice about splitting military retirement benefits during a #divorce. But it wasn’t always that way. A 1981 U.S. Supreme Court decision, McCarty v. McCarty, actually precluded state courts from dividing…
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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/
  • Feb 12

    Order of Protection Case or Family Offense Petition on Behalf of a Child?

    Order of Protection Case or Family Offense Petition on Behalf of a Child?
    A family offense petition, or order of protection, can be filed in New York on the behalf of a child when a parent suspects, or has evidence of an act of abuse or neglect initiated by another family member. To act within a child’s best…
  • Feb 3

    When Can Someone Request Maintenance or Modify Alimony After a Divorce in New York?

    When Can Someone Request Maintenance or Modify Alimony After a Divorce in New York?
    In the state of New York, it is possible for a spouse to request maintenance, or a modification to maintenance that has already been awarded under very specific circumstances. Crucially, an ex-spouse cannot simply request additional…
  • Jan 28

    When Should Courts Dismiss Child Custody Modification Requests without a Hearing?

    When Should Courts Dismiss Child Custody Modification Requests without a Hearing?
    In the world of family law, many issues regarding everything from divorce, to maintenance, and even child custody will depend on the unique factors that exist behind a particular case. For instance, whether child support is appropriate and…
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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
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New Hampshire Family Law Blog

New Hampshire Family Law Blog

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

http://www.nhfamilylawblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Ross v. Ross: Celibacy pending adultery claim

    Ross v. Ross: Celibacy pending adultery claim
    On August 23, 2016, the New Hampshire Supreme Court issued an opinion in the . It is a fascinating case about adultery and new relationships during a divorce. The outcome is a cautionary tale for persons seeking fault grounds for…
  • Jan 27

    What is Marital Property?

    What is Marital Property?
    In my years practicing family law, I have heard a lot of misconceptions about what is marital property. While the definition of marital property may differ between states, in New Hampshire marital property is anything and everything owned by…
  • May 18

    Joint Decision Making: Words of Wisdom

    Joint Decision Making: Words of Wisdom
    I appreciate when judges talk to the parties at the end of the hearing. Today, following a hearing regarding disagreements about unilateral decision making and information sharing, the judge told the parties to ask themselves: Would you want…
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Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Feb 10

    Reporting the Family Courts – Are we doing it justice?

    Reporting the Family Courts – Are we doing it justice?
    STOP! Don’t answer that question….well, not yet anyway. Come to The Transparency Project’s debate on the topic on 5 April, with a super line up of esteemed persons (and myself) – and tell us what you think then.…
  • Feb 7

    Who knew? The EU destroyed the traditional nuclear family

    Who knew? The EU destroyed the traditional nuclear family
    “Heaven preserve us from pundits and experts” begins Paul Coleridge, in his recent opinion piece in The Telegraph : Brexit is an opportunity to reverse the tragic decline of marriage in Britain. Indeed. I’ve got a right…
  • Feb 5

    Debretts* guide to social media for lawyer

    Debretts* guide to social media for lawyer
    *It’s not Debrett’s, it’s mine. It was reported last week in the Gazette that we barristers had been “warned” over our social media conduct. It took only a small amount of digging to establish this was…
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Moses & Moses Law Blog

Moses & Moses Law Blog

A corporate, family and tax law blog. By Moses & Moses, P.C.

http://www.mosespc.com/blog/
  • Feb 10

    Keeping Your Advance Directive for Health Care Handy

    Keeping Your Advance Directive for Health Care Handy
    An essential part of your estate plan is an Advance Directive for Health Care (Advance Directive) yet clients rarely have them available when needed – like going to the emergency room (ER). As elder law and estate planning attorneys, we…
  • Jan 20

    The Special Needs Trust Fairness Act

    The Special Needs Trust Fairness Act
    Congress finally passed the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act and the President signed it into law on December 13, 2016. The most important part of the bill is that it allows individuals with disabilities, who have capacity, to create their…
  • Jan 10

    What about Dementia?

    What about Dementia?
    Dementia results in the inability to process thought. It is the 6th leading cause of death in the U.S. and affects about 8 million people. There is no way to predict whom it will affect, when it will attack or how long it will last. The…
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New Jersey Divorce Law Blog

New Jersey Divorce Law Blog

Covers recent New Jersey family law cases on adoption, civil unions, divorce and equitable distribution. By Diamond & Diamond, P.A.

http://www.njdivorcelawyerblog.com/blog/
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Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, child custody, and child support in Florida. By Wolf, Atter & Wolf, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    I Just Had A Second Baby, Can I Modify My Child Support Obligation Downward?

    I Just Had A Second Baby, Can I Modify My Child Support Obligation Downward?
    The Florida Statute governing child support is 61.30. This statute covers in great depth the child support laws in Florida. The statute covers the base level of financial support for each child support obligation based on the household income…
  • Jan 8

    My Marriage is NOT Irretrievably Broken, But My Spouse Wants a Divorce.

    My Marriage is NOT Irretrievably Broken, But My Spouse Wants a Divorce.
    Florida is a no-fault divorce state. What this means is that the Florida court judges do not need to hear testimony or be shown evidence to support that one party caused the breakdown of the marriage or that the breakdown of the marriage…
  • Dec 25

    Do I Qualify for Permanent Alimony?

    Do I Qualify for Permanent Alimony?
    Florida law allows for a court to grant various types of alimony awards. The types of alimony in Florida are lump sum, durational, temporary, rehabilitative, bridge the gap, and permanent. Naturally most people who would qualify as the…
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Law Blog of William L. Pfeifer,…

Law Blog of William L. Pfeifer, Jr.

Covers Alabama family and criminal law topics.

http://williampfeifer.com
  • Feb 10

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense
    Alabama asset forfeiture law provides an extensive list of items that law enforcement officers can seize in connection with drug crimes. Under Alabama Code Section 20-2-93(a)(5) (1975), this list includes your car if it is used to sell or…
  • Feb 10

    Alabama Forfeiture Statute – Ala. Code Section 20-2-92 Drug Crime Forfeiture

    Alabama Forfeiture Statute – Ala. Code Section 20-2-92 Drug Crime Forfeiture
    A common problem faced by people arrested on drug charges in Alabama is that law enforcement is also seeking to seize their property under Alabama’s forfeiture statute. Because this issue arises so frequently in court, we have copied…
  • Jan 25

    Motion for Mistrial for undisclosed evidence in Alabama felony cases must be timely made

    Motion for Mistrial for undisclosed evidence in Alabama felony cases must be timely made
    There are a variety of situations in Alabama criminal trials that may cause a judge to declare a mistrial, or at least cause one of the attorneys to request one. One of the times where a motion for a mistrial may be appropriate is where…
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Alabama Law Blog of William…

Alabama Law Blog of William Pfeifer

Covers Alabama law.

http://williampfeifer.com/blog
  • Feb 10

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense
    Alabama asset forfeiture law provides an extensive list of items that law enforcement officers can seize in connection with drug crimes. Under Alabama Code Section 20-2-93(a)(5) (1975), this list includes your car if it is used to sell or…
  • Feb 10

    Alabama Forfeiture Statute – Ala. Code Section 20-2-92 Drug Crime Forfeiture

    Alabama Forfeiture Statute – Ala. Code Section 20-2-92 Drug Crime Forfeiture
    A common problem faced by people arrested on drug charges in Alabama is that law enforcement is also seeking to seize their property under Alabama’s forfeiture statute. Because this issue arises so frequently in court, we have copied…
  • Jan 25

    Motion for Mistrial for undisclosed evidence in Alabama felony cases must be timely made

    Motion for Mistrial for undisclosed evidence in Alabama felony cases must be timely made
    There are a variety of situations in Alabama criminal trials that may cause a judge to declare a mistrial, or at least cause one of the attorneys to request one. One of the times where a motion for a mistrial may be appropriate is where…
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