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NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 23

Tulsa Family Law Blog

Tulsa Family Law Blog

Covers family law and dispute resolution. By the Law Firm of Naylor, Williams & Tracy, Inc.

http://tulsafamilylaw.wordpress.com/
  • Sep 19

    A Primer on Common Law Marriage in Oklahoma

    A Primer on Common Law Marriage in Oklahoma
    Most people hold a formal ceremony to establish their marriage. Married couples get a license and formally record their ceremonial marriage at the courthouse. Oklahoma is among a handful of states that still recognize non-ceremonial…
  • Sep 19

    A Primer on Common Law Marriage in Oklahoma

    A Primer on Common Law Marriage in Oklahoma
    Most people hold a formal ceremony to establish their marriage. Married couples get a license and formally record their ceremonial marriage at the courthouse. Oklahoma is among a handful of states that still recognize non-ceremonial…
  • Apr 10

    Oklahoma Judicial Appointment Process Threatened – Say No to SJR21

    Oklahoma Judicial Appointment Process Threatened – Say No to SJR21
    It’s silly season in the Oklahoma Legislature. One of the silliest ideas is to put politicians in charge of the commission that nominates Oklahoma judges. Lawmakers are threatening to abolish the commission and freeze judicial salaries…
Rank this Week: 45

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 24

    Visitation Rights for Grandparent

    Visitation Rights for Grandparent
    In California, grandparents may petition for visitation with their grandchildren in certain situations. Here’s an overview of when grandparents may seek visitation and the presumptions their petitions will face. When a parent is…
  • Jul 21

    Establishing Credibility in Plaintiff’s Opening Statement

    Establishing Credibility in Plaintiff’s Opening Statement
    In a personal injury case, plaintiff’s counsel should approach the opening statement to the jury with one primary goal: establishing credibility. If the jury believes you, it will be much more likely to rule for your client.…
  • Jul 19

    Is There a Right to a Home’s View?

    Is There a Right to a Home’s View?
    Your client bought a home with a beautiful view but has just learned that this view will soon be blocked. Do you know your client’s rights and how to protect them? Under English common law, views were well protected: Under the doctrine…
Rank this Week: 60

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Covers California divorce and family law blog, with a focus on Orange County.

http://www.farzadlaw.com/family-law-articles/
  • Jul 24

    Child Born Out of Wedlock and a Father’s Right

    Child Born Out of Wedlock and a Father’s Right
    This article will discuss a child born out of wedlock and a father’s rights in such a situation. A child born out of wedlock can be a joyous occasion as well as a stressful one. Depending on the nature and extent of the relationship…
  • Jul 19

    What is IndieGoGo? That is Exactly What I Asked When I Heard About It.

    What is IndieGoGo? That is Exactly What I Asked When I Heard About It.
    It is not often I promote news related to new social media outlets on the firm’s website. But every once in a while an idea comes along that merits promotion. That idea is The Good Men Project’s IndieGoGo campaign. What is…
  • Jul 17

    How to Avoid Paying Alimony That Is Too Much and For Too Long

    How to Avoid Paying Alimony That Is Too Much and For Too Long
    How to avoid paying alimony that is too much and for too long depends greatly on diligence before there is a court order. This article is for the higher earning spouse during the marriage who has a potential exposure to alimony. This article…
Rank this Week: 66

The Divorce Blog

The Divorce Blog

Covers divorce and family law news. By Kevin W. Chern.

http://www.totaldivorce.com/blog
  • Feb 6

    Wife Divorces Dad Over Down Syndrome Newborn

    Wife Divorces Dad Over Down Syndrome Newborn
    A New Zealand father was served divorce papers by his wife after he refused to give up his newborn son who was just diagnosed with Down syndrome. Samuel Forrest’s son, Leo, was born on January 21 in an Armenian hospital. Upon his…
  • Jan 21

    Judge Grants Kentucky’s First Same-Sex Divorce

    Judge Grants Kentucky’s First Same-Sex Divorce
    A Kentucky judge has granted the state’s first same-sex divorce, despite a state law banning the recognition of gay marriage. Judge Joseph O’Reilly allowed the divorce of two Louisville women who were legally married in…
  • Jan 14

    Actor Gary Oldman to Divorce Fourth Wife

    Actor Gary Oldman to Divorce Fourth Wife
    Actor Gary Oldman and his fourth wife Alexandra Edenborough are getting divorced. Singer-songwriter Edenborough, 36, filed paperwork in Los Angeles on Friday, January 9, according to People Magazine. The court documents cite…
Rank this Week: 93

North Texas Family Law Blog

North Texas Family Law Blog

Covers Texas family law news. By Verner & Brumley, P.C.

http://www.northtexasfamilylawblog.com/
  • Jan 2

    What Changes and What Stays the Same with Regard to Child Support Order

    What Changes and What Stays the Same with Regard to Child Support Order
    Child support in Texas has always been a court ordered obligation in Texas divorce and paternity actions.  Before implementation of the child support guidelines in the Texas Family Code in the 1980s, child support orders varied from…
  • Sep 16

    Two Recent Changes to the Child Support Statute

    Two Recent Changes to the Child Support Statute
    Effective September 1, 2013, two changes to the child support statute came into effect. The first change is a housekeeping amendment. Texas Family Code section 154.062(b)(5) includes both a catch–all provision to determine the amount of…
  • May 23

    You Can't Have Too Many People Pitching for a Kid

    You Can't Have Too Many People Pitching for a Kid
    A Major League baseball team has twenty-five men on its active roster. The active roster consists of the players who suit up to play in a given game. Of these twenty-five players, five will be the starting pitchers. Typically, the bullpen…
Rank this Week: 90

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/
  • Jul 23

    Rabbi’s Conviction’s for kidnapping and forcing divorces upheld

    Rabbi’s Conviction’s for kidnapping and forcing divorces upheld
    Religious liberty did not grant three rabbis leeway to abduct Jewish husbands to force divorces from their wives, the Third Circuit ruled, upholding their kidnapping convictions. This case seems rather odd and appears to have nothing to do…
  • Jul 22

    christina El Moussa divorce on hold

    christina El Moussa divorce on hold
    Tarek El Moussa and Christina El Moussa won’t be divorced anytime soon if swift action isn’t taken immediately. It was reported on July 21 that the “Flip of Flop” duo’s divorce is on the verge of being thrown out…
  • Jul 21

    Taiwan women seeks divorce over no response to her text message

    Taiwan women seeks divorce over no response to her text message
    Have you ever ignored your spouse’s text messages? Be warned: it could be used against you in court. A woman in Taiwan has been granted a divorce, using the “Read” indicators on the Line messages she had sent to her husband…
Rank this Week: 152

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: 191

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
Rank this Week: 253

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 292

Minnesota Divorce and Family Law…

Minnesota Divorce and Family Law Blog

Covers parenting, alimony, child support, divorce and more. By Gerald O. Williams.

http://divorcelawyermn.com/minnesota-divorce-blog/
  • Apr 16

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 5 (Real Estate)

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 5 (Real Estate)
    Most uncontested divorces involve no real estate.  If the parties own real estate, it is a potentially complicating factor.  In fact, my earlier proposition (in The Uncontested Divorce – Part 1) – that an uncontested…
  • Jan 16

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 4 (Spousal Maintenance)

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 4 (Spousal Maintenance)
    Most uncontested divorces are not long on duration.  Less time married means less time to accumulate assets, debts and stuff (not to mention children).  Therefore, there are less potential issues to cause disputes if the marriage…
  • Nov 10

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 3 (Child Support)

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 3 (Child Support)
    A divorce case involving minor children is less likely to be uncontested that a case involving no minor children.  As mentioned in an earlier post, as it pertains to the issue of child support, a case cannot be uncontested unless…
Rank this Week: 183

Florida Divorce & Family Law…

Florida Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers current events related to divorce and family law matters in Florida. By Christine Bauer.

http://bauerfamilylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 12

    Financial Disclosure the Good, the Bad and the Necessary

    Financial Disclosure the Good, the Bad and the Necessary
    Lately I have found myself and my staff spending an extraordinary time dealing with financial disclosure issues. It is such an annoying thing to deal with because no matter how many documents are turned over in a case, only a handful are…
  • Apr 15

    Governer Scott Vetoes Alimony and Child Timesharing Bill

    Governer Scott Vetoes Alimony and Child Timesharing Bill
    Its been a while that I had reason to blog here and it seems that the latest reason is the same as the last reason. In the State of Florida there has been many attempts over the past few years to change and reform alimony. The latest…
  • Apr 21

    Long Term Marriage and Alimony Reform

    Long Term Marriage and Alimony Reform
    If you are paying alimony, about to be paying alimony, or receiving alimony, I am sure that you have read all the latest on alimony reform in Florida. Everyone is talking about these wonderful calculations that will help put surety into the…
Rank this Week: 126

Puryear Law Blog

Puryear Law Blog

Covers criminal defense, family law, divorce, juvenile law, business law, discrimination, personal injury, and related matters in the states of Illinois and Iowa.

http://www.puryearlaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 30

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge
    Trafficking in certain motor vehicles or motor vehicle parts, or operating a chop shop, is a Federal offense under 18 U.S.C. § 2321 and 18 U.S.C. § 2322, respectively: 18 U.S.C. § 2321 provides as follows: (a) Whoever buys,…
  • Jan 29

    Who is a “Caretaker” of a Child According to Iowa DHS

    Who is a “Caretaker” of a Child According to Iowa DHS
    Under Iowa law, for a person to be accused of being a perpetrator of child abuse must be a person responsible for the care of a child. A person responsible for the care of a child is defined in Iowa Code 232.68 as follows: a. Parent,…
  • Jan 29

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed
    Those convicted of crimes committed as a juvenile who are serving life sentences have the right to seek a review and reduction of those sentences, under a United States Supreme Court ruling that was issued on January 25, 2016. In Montgomery…
Rank this Week: 255

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
  • Dec 30

    Divorce Quote

    Divorce Quote
    “Divorce is the psychological equivalent of a triple coronary bypass.” — Mary Kay Blakely
  • Dec 17

    Thinking About Divorce

    Thinking About Divorce
    More than half the married people in the U.S. have thought about divorcing their spouse according to a survey by researchers at Brigham Young University. However, as the researchers wrote in their study, “thoughts about divorce as just…
  • Dec 10

    Will Shoes Make the Difference in this Divorce?

    Will Shoes Make the Difference in this Divorce?
    I think my wife has a lot of shoes. But it is nowhere near Tracey Hejailan’s 80 pairs in one of her multiple walk-in closets in a house in Monte Carlo. She is divorcing her husband, multimillionaire, Maurice Amon, in New York, where the…
Rank this Week: 279

Law Offices of Scott David Stewart…

Law Offices of Scott David Stewart Blog

Covers divorce and family law.

http://www.arizonalawgroup.com/Legal-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 7

    How Child Support Is Determined in Arizona

    How Child Support Is Determined in Arizona
    Child support is usually paid by the noncustodial parent. If parents share custody after divorce, the court usually chooses the parent with the larger income to pay child support. Child support agreements differ from case to case and depend…
  • Jun 30

    Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?

    Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?
    Standardized field sobriety tests or "SFSTs" are used by law enforcement to ascertain whether a driver is intoxicated. All law enforcement agencies throughout the nation have to abide by the same standard of field sobriety testing set by the…
  • Feb 11

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law
    In the state of Arizona, there are three major drunk driving statutes: Title 28-1381 – Driving Under the Influence Title 28-1382 – Extreme / Super Extreme DUI Title 28-1383 – Aggravated Driving Under the Influence Title…
Rank this Week: 214

Florida Family Law Blawg

Florida Family Law Blawg

Covers Florida family law cases and news. By Christopher Chopin.

http://flafamlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Fourth District Court Reverses Paternity Judgment

    Fourth District Court Reverses Paternity Judgment
    The Fourth District Court of Appeal reversed today in Jeffers v. McLeary, a case in which the Father appealed an amended final judgment of paternity on the grounds that the Court was required to take evidence from each party regarding…
  • Apr 17

    Fourth DCA Permits Domestic Violence Filing by Temporary Resident

    Fourth DCA Permits Domestic Violence Filing by Temporary Resident
    The Fourth District Court of Appeal ruled today in Rudel v. Rudel, a case involving two German residents.  While the Wife and daughter of the parties had temporarily moved to Florida for the minor child to attend school, the Wife filed a…
  • Apr 17

    Restriction on Toy Guns Reversed by Fourth DCA

    Restriction on Toy Guns Reversed by Fourth DCA
    The Fourth District Court of Appeal ruled today in Ingram v. Ingram, reversing as to a single issue raised.  Referencing an “unfortunate experience” with a BB gun while on a visit with his father, the Fourth District upheld a…
Rank this Week: 128

Sam Hasler's Indiana Divorce &…

Sam Hasler's Indiana Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers child custody, child support and divorce.

http://haslerlaw2.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    For Those Using Free Forms From The Internet

    For Those Using Free Forms From The Internet
    Be careful of what you get. I have said this before but not quite as well as Wiggin & Nourie, P.A. does with its Is LegalZoom Legal?
  • Mar 20

    Prenuptial Agreements Are Good For Family Businesse

    Prenuptial Agreements Are Good For Family Businesse
    If you have a family business then read the following from The Williston Herald, Family roles play a part in farm operation, succession A family death brings questions about new roles: "To help deal with in-laws, Hanson is now a firm believer…
  • Mar 19

    Why Estate Planning?

    Why Estate Planning?
    Give Allinotte Law Office's Do you want to deal with this now or let your family deal with it later? a read. I think the article points out a few things not usually thought of when thinking of estate planning. Both the things needing…
Rank this Week: 130

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/
  • Jul 24

    Types of Blended Families in Today’s Society

    Types of Blended Families in Today’s Society
    The traditional “Nuclear Family” – two parents originally and only married to each other, with children – has become less common over the past several decades. This Leave It to Beaver paradigm has given way to a more…
  • Jul 17

    Your Military Divorce 101 (Part 3)

    Your Military Divorce 101 (Part 3)
      In parts one and two, we covered an overview of military divorce and discussed special considerations regarding children and military divorce. In our final post in this series, we’ll examine implications for pensions and alimony…
  • Jul 10

    Your Military Divorce 101 (Part 2)

    Your Military Divorce 101 (Part 2)
    In a military divorce, the nonmilitary spouse likely has not worked outside the home or possibly only held down part-time employment in order to accommodate the lifestyle with moves and lengthy deployments. On the one hand, nonmilitary…
Rank this Week: 1056

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Jul 24

    Child Support and Social Security Disability Payments Received for the Children’s Benefit

    Child Support and Social Security Disability Payments Received for the Children’s Benefit
    In a recent decision of the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, in Holeck v. Beyel, 145 A.D.3d 1600, 43 N.Y.S.2d 816, the court upheld a direction to a disabled father (the non-custodial parent) to apply to the Social Security…
  • Jul 16

    Appellate Court Increases College and Child Care Expense Obligation

    Appellate Court Increases College and Child Care Expense Obligation
    It appears that the tremendous burden placed on the Appellate Division, Second Department, to work through its caseload has often led to opinions which leave you wanting to know a little more of the facts so you can put the case into…
  • Jul 2

    Do Student Loans Reduce a Parent’s College Support Obligation?

    Do Student Loans Reduce a Parent’s College Support Obligation?
    Whether by agreement or court decree, it is common for divorced parents to be obligated to contributed to their child’s college education tuition room and board expenses. How is that obligation computed when a child receives financial…
Rank this Week: 3743

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: 1465

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/
  • Jul 24

    Should you become your ex-spouse’s creditor?

    Should you become your ex-spouse’s creditor?
    You’re negotiating a separation or divorce agreement, and your spouse offers to pay you $X monthly for X years in exchange for your ownership interest in the house, retirement account, stock options or some other valuable asset. Should…
  • Jun 3

    How to Say No to a Family Court Judge

    How to Say No to a Family Court Judge
    It seems simple enough. You should never agree with a Judge if you don’t actually agree with a Family Court Judge, right? Theoretically, yes, it is simple to say, “No your honor I don’t agree.” But in reality, when it…
  • Mar 15

    Practice Mindfulness in Divorce

    Practice Mindfulness in Divorce
    I stand before a judge in a public courtroom crowded with lawyers and clients awaiting their divorce hearings. My client’s husband created two counterfeit checks and, under penalty of perjury, presented copies of the checks to the court…
Rank this Week: 1283

The Interplay Between Bankruptcy…

The Interplay Between Bankruptcy and Divorce Law in Virginia

Explores the effect of a bankruptcy on divorce and other family law matters in Virginia, as well as the effect of a divorce or other family law matter on a bankruptcy. By James H. Wilson, Jr.

http://bankruptcydivorceblawg.com
Rank this Week: 4011

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Covers adoption, annulment, child abuse, child custody and support, cohabitation, property division, domestic violence, divorce and separation. By Jeanne Hannah.

http://jeannehannah.typepad.com/blog_jeanne_hannah_traver/
  • Jul 24

    How to banish child sexual groomer

    How to banish child sexual groomer
    From the website of YouthToday.org, by our regular guest blogger, Professor Daniel Pollack: Cockroaches, those infamous, hearty and adaptable bugs, can withstand hostile temperatures that few other creatures can endure. Chameleons, known for…
  • Jun 30

    Child Custody Proceedings and SCAO Time Pressure

    Child Custody Proceedings and SCAO Time Pressure
    According to Michigan law, any modification of custody is subject to the Child Custody Act and requires independent consideration by the court of the best-interest factors. Even modification of parenting time changes requires satisfying the…
  • Jun 23

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

    Witness Tampering | Jail Calls: What Do Kids Have to Do with It
    Witness Tampering: Colleagues were just discussing how domestic abusers may manipulate their victims into recanting testimony on the SBM Family Law Listserv. In 2011, Professor Amy Bonomi, Professor and Chair of Human Development and Family…
Rank this Week: 2284

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/
  • Jul 24

    Attention Central PA Entrepreneurs: Startup Pitch Competition Coming to Lancaster

    Attention Central PA Entrepreneurs: Startup Pitch Competition Coming to Lancaster
    Lancaster’s business and technology community continues to get noticed on the national stage. Earlier this month, it was announced that the Rise of the Rest 6.0 Tour will be coming to Lancaster on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Rise of the…
  • Jul 19

    Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Program Aims to Help Save Time and Money

    Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Program Aims to Help Save Time and Money
    Two of the most common complaints I hear as a litigation attorney are “why is it so expensive” and “why does it take so long.” Part of the answer to both questions are the procedural rules for discovery which often end…
  • Jul 17

    Property Tax Reassessments – School Districts Increased Their Millage Rate

    Property Tax Reassessments – School Districts Increased Their Millage Rate
    Lancaster Online recently discussed the property tax rates for the 2018-19 tax year for all Lancaster County school districts. Since your school tax is usually much larger than the municipal and county tax, the increase in the school tax rate…
Rank this Week: 4761

Bergen County Divorce Attorney…

Bergen County Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Leopold Law.

https://www.bergencountydivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Sale of Apartment Abroad as Part of New Jersey Divorce Decree

    Sale of Apartment Abroad as Part of New Jersey Divorce Decree
    In a recent New Jersey divorce case, the defendant challenged the equitable distribution of marital assets and the alimony that had been awarded to him, as well as other rulings. The couple had been married for 24 years. The plaintiff was 56…
  • Jul 24

    Reducing Alimony Obligation in New Jersey

    Reducing Alimony Obligation in New Jersey
    In a recent, unpublished New Jersey appellate case, a husband appealed an order that denied his motion to get rid of his alimony obligation or reduce it. The order also provided that the husband had to maintain a $300,000 life insurance…
  • May 9

    Modification of Parenting Time After Parental Relocation

    Modification of Parenting Time After Parental Relocation
    In a recent New Jersey appellate decision, the defendant appealed after a lower court awarded legal custody to her child’s father and modified parenting time and child support. The plaintiff and defendant had never gotten married, but…
Rank this Week: 824

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Jul 24

    Special Considerations Same-Sex Couples Face in Divorce

    Special Considerations Same-Sex Couples Face in Divorce
    The legal landscape on marriage and divorce for same-sex couples has changed dramatically over the past few years. Until very recently, 2015 to be precise, marriage between same-sex couples was not legal nationwide. Thirty-seven states…
  • Jul 19

    Divorcing without Conflict

    Divorcing without Conflict
    Separating divorce from the notions of courtroom disputes and drawn-out litigation is hard to do. As this depiction is really the only one that is written about or appears on television. Obviously, if a couple chooses to divorce, the…
  • Jul 11

    The Impact of Drug Use on Divorce

    The Impact of Drug Use on Divorce
    The number of issues that can potentially end a marriage are wide and vast, but one issue is particularly known to wreak havoc on all relationships – drug and alcohol abuse. Individuals caught in the cycle of addiction can pose a safety…
Rank this Week: 3368

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

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

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

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW
    PERSONAL UPDATE: I woke up this morning realizing that it had been 6 months since my last post. One of the drawbacks to the aging process is that time seems to pass so much faster than when we were younger. … Continue reading →
  • Jan 15

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip
    RULE OF PRIMACY: Following the “Rule of Primacy” is one of the easiest (yet most overlooked) ways for attorneys to improve their trial performance. If you’re a young attorney with aspirations of becoming the next Clarence…
  • Dec 10

    SNAPCHAT AS EVIDENCE: THE SMOKING GUN OFTEN OVERLOOKED

    SNAPCHAT AS EVIDENCE: THE SMOKING GUN OFTEN OVERLOOKED
    Greetings to all my cold Minnesota friends (cold hands but warm hearts). I’m writing this post from my winter home in Scottsdale, AZ where it’s currently a balmy 66 degrees. (sorry I couldn’t resist). Since writing my last…
Rank this Week: 1433

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
  • Jul 24

    Video: A Client’s View of Collaborative Divorce

    Video: A Client’s View of Collaborative Divorce
    After you decide to divorce, the question of how you divorce can be one of the most consequential decisions you make. You have choices.  Many people hire a trial lawyer  and go the traditional litigation route to fight it out…
  • Jul 11

    Pictures: Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals 2017 Conference

    Pictures: Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals 2017 Conference
    In June 2017, the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals held its fifth annual conference right here in Tampa.  The theme of the conference was “Get In On The Act,” in celebration of the recent passage of the…
  • Jul 11

    Pictures: Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals 2017 Conference

    Pictures: Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals 2017 Conference
    In June 2017, the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals held its fifth annual conference right here in Tampa.  The theme of the conference was “Get In On The Act,” in celebration of the recent passage of the…
Rank this Week: 1865

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3622

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Jul 24

    Internet Newsletter for Lawyers July/August 2017

    Internet Newsletter for Lawyers July/August 2017
    The latest issue of the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers is now published.In this issueElectronic evidence – Stephen Mason and George Weir describe the various mechanisms by which electronic evidence is adducedRobot lawyers – Casey…
  • Jul 23

    News Essentials: 24th July 2017

    News Essentials: 24th July 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSInternational meeting addresses domestic / family violence and the 1980 Child Abduction ConventionNew Guide to Good Practice on Article 13(1)(b) developed. Full…
  • Jul 20

    The old, the new, and the Scottish

    The old, the new, and the Scottish
    My posts this week on  Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog included another couple of old cases, a Scottish pension sharing case and some thoughts as to why so many are dissatisfied with their experience of the…
Rank this Week: 1201

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/
  • Jul 24

    Lawyer Or Mediator? Which One Should You Opt For During Divorce

    Lawyer Or Mediator? Which One Should You Opt For During Divorce
    Divorces can be complicated matters and getting caught in the middle of legal problems is common. some people try avoiding divorce cases by going through a mediation first.  A divorce mediator helps couples either negotiate divorce…
  • Jul 22

    Why Permanent Alimony is Favored by Many People

    Why Permanent Alimony is Favored by Many People
    Although alimony, which is also referred to as spousal support, is regarded by some as a dirty word, there are still many people who favor it. But there are several states that have rewritten their divorce laws so that permanent alimony can…
  • Jul 22

    Strange Prenups Can Form the Basis of Hollywood Marriage

    Strange Prenups Can Form the Basis of Hollywood Marriage
    Being married in the glittering Hollywood is not the same thing as being married elsewhere. Apparently, celebrity spouses have more terms to agree with in the event of separation and divorce. Prenuptial agreements are a common phenomenon in…
Rank this Week: 1658

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

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

    First Antarctic Wedding

    First Antarctic Wedding
    From BBC News: Tom Sylvester and Julie Baum will tie the knot at the Rothera Research Station on Adelaide Island to the west of the Antarctic Peninsula. The ceremony will take place over the weekend and be performed by station...
  • Jul 23

    Divorce Finance

    Divorce Finance
    From Forbes: Divorce is never easy. It represents the end of a way of life you have known for years. Not only could a divorce wear you out emotionally, it could wear you out financially. Even the wealthiest may not...
  • Jul 22

    Penn State Child Sex Abuse Admins Surrender for Jail Sentence

    Penn State Child Sex Abuse Admins Surrender for Jail Sentence
    From The Los Angeles Times: Two former high-ranking Penn State administrators surrendered Saturday morning to serve jail sentences for how they responded to a 2001 complaint about Jerry Sandusky showering with a boy. Former university Vice…
Rank this Week: 2225

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1531

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Jul 23

    A few snacks in case your inner geek is starving

    A few snacks in case your inner geek is starving
    So, I’ve been collecting a few snackettes, a few tasty morsels from the back of the walk in pantry that is the FPR. Things in tins you had forgotten you had (ignore the best before date, they’ll be fine to use). Firstly, FPR…
  • Jul 13

    Terrorism : all the fault of divorcees (apparently)

    Terrorism : all the fault of divorcees (apparently)
    I read the headline in The Brief this morning as I got in the car to drive to chambers: Family breakdown causes terrorism, says former judge  I didn’t get much past the headline before I threw the phone on the passenger seat and…
  • Jul 9

    The theatre of legalese? Oh, please…

    The theatre of legalese? Oh, please…
    If you’re anything like me this headline got your hackles right up : ‘Is the theatre of the family courts – where legalese often takes over – really helpful?’ No, thunk I. It’s not helpful. But it’s…
Rank this Week: 4105

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/
Rank this Week: 4242

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/
  • Jul 22

    Direct Examination in Child Custody Trial

    Direct Examination in Child Custody Trial
    There are various ways to approach a child custody case. For some parents, the best solution to negotiating things like parenting time, visitation, and custody, will be to consider an amicable approach featuring settlement negotiations,…
  • Jul 13

    TEN NEW YORK DIVORCE FAQS

    TEN NEW YORK DIVORCE FAQS
    Addressing your Most Frequently Asked Divorce Questions As a divorce attorney, I do my best to keep my clients informed and educated about each step of their divorce procedure. Often, this means answering some of the most common questions…
  • Jul 5

    Who Is Responsible for Student-Loan Debt in New York Divorce Proceedings?

    Who Is Responsible for Student-Loan Debt in New York Divorce Proceedings?
    When a marriage is ending, unless there is a valid agreement between the parties, it is left up to the judge to determine the financial responsibilities of the parties in what they call in New York equitable distribution. In most cases, this…
Rank this Week: 2329

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

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

http://www.arizonalawgroup.com/blog/
  • Jul 22

    Prior Convictions Are an Element of Felony Shoplifting in Arizona Law

    Prior Convictions Are an Element of Felony Shoplifting in Arizona Law
    Prior convictions are an element of the crime of felony shoplifting in Arizona law; shoplifting priors are not sentencing enhancements therefore bifurcating the trial was Read More The post Prior Convictions Are an Element of Felony…
  • Jul 8

    Parenting Plan in Child Custody Modification with Addiction Recovery for Mom

    Parenting Plan in Child Custody Modification with Addiction Recovery for Mom
    Parenting plan agreement with parenting time and legal decision-making terms adopted by court. Mother ordered into addiction recovery in post-decree child custody modification; with discovery Read More The post Parenting Plan in Child Custody…
  • Jun 23

    Breath Tests Taken Before Defendant Contacted Counsel in Aggravated DUI

    Breath Tests Taken Before Defendant Contacted Counsel in Aggravated DUI
    In this Arizona criminal case, defendant was convicted of aggravated DUI. He appealed his conviction, arguing the trial court erred in denying his motion to Read More The post Breath Tests Taken Before Defendant Contacted Counsel in…
Rank this Week: 1525

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By the Law Office of Peter Van Aulen.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.net/
  • Jul 22

    Changing a Transgender Child’s Name in New Jersey

    Changing a Transgender Child’s Name in New Jersey
    The court in Sacklow v Betts very recently encountered the issue of a legal name change in NJ for a transgender child. In this case, the Plaintiff (Sacklow) petitioned the court to change their only child’s name from Veronica Betts to…
  • Jul 4

    NJ Restraining Order

    NJ Restraining Order
    There is no shortage of cases concerning NJ Restraining Orders, and the most recent appellate case on this topic just came down on June 5. In T.M.S. v. W.C.P., the issue was whether the court abused its discretion by reinstating a final…
  • May 29

    Why You Should Not File a Divorce in NJ Without a Lawyer

    Why You Should Not File a Divorce in NJ Without a Lawyer
    Divorces can be expensive. You are splitting up your assets, and probably splitting a two-income home in half (or having to provide for two households at the least). You think you and your spouse can pretty much agree to anything, so you…
Rank this Week: 1756

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/
  • Jul 21

    New Jersey Family Court Addresses Jurisdiction Dispute in Post-Judgment Custody and Parenting Time Dispute

    New Jersey Family Court Addresses Jurisdiction Dispute in Post-Judgment Custody and Parenting Time Dispute
    Earlier this month, a March, 2017 written opinion by family court judge the Honorable Russell J. Passomano, J.S.C. was approved for publication in the matter of BG-v-LH (FM-07-468-13).   In this published opinion the court…
  • Jul 14

    FAMILY COLLABORATIVE LAW: PANACEA OR PITFALL?

    FAMILY COLLABORATIVE LAW: PANACEA OR PITFALL?
    Only a court can grant a divorce. A court can also decide issues of custody and parenting time, alimony and child support, the distribution of property, as well as other claims incident to the dissolution of a marriage. However, a court need…
  • Jul 7

    Pointers About New Jersey’s Approach to Domestic Violence

    Pointers About New Jersey’s Approach to Domestic Violence
    OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Summer is the time for: sea breezes, mountain air, trips to the museums with the kids in tow, and . . . domestic violence.  Statistically, domestic violence increases during summer months.  This rise is…
Rank this Week: 2462

Kentucky Law Blog

Kentucky Law Blog

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

http://www.gatlinvoelker.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

    What mistakes should I avoid with co-parenting?

    What mistakes should I avoid with co-parenting?
    Many separating couples who have children together in Kentucky believe the hardest part of their separations is moving on. Even though their relationships with each other did not work out, they still have a commitment to their kids.…
  • Jul 5

    What you should know when preparing to adopt a child

    What you should know when preparing to adopt a child
    There is little else you can do that is as selfless as choosing to adopt a child. Preparing for an adoption requires significant time and thought to determine a timeline and approach that will be beneficial for yourself and the...
  • Jun 30

    Property division and bank account

    Property division and bank account
    During a Kentucky divorce, one of the main points of contention is finances. If the courts must step in to allocate assets, bank accounts will be taken into consideration. The court, according to Zacks, will look at when the account...
Rank this Week: 1209

Milwaukee Divorce Lawyer Blog

Milwaukee Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Reddin & Singer, L.L.P.

https://www.milwaukeedivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Wisconsin Court Determines that Husband Cannot Intentionally Destroy Assets to Reduce Child Support Payment

    Wisconsin Court Determines that Husband Cannot Intentionally Destroy Assets to Reduce Child Support Payment
    Determining child support payments in Wisconsin can be a complicated calculus, one that requires special consideration of the placement of the children, the income of both parents, their likely future income, and any other types of special…
  • Jun 15

    Wisconsin Court Approves Termination of Parental Right

    Wisconsin Court Approves Termination of Parental Right
    The termination of parental rights in Wisconsin is a very serious issue. Courts do not take requests for the termination of rights lightly, since any outcome can have grave consequences for all of the parties involved. In evaluating a…
  • Jun 15

    Wisconsin Court Denies Request for Modification of Maintenance

    Wisconsin Court Denies Request for Modification of Maintenance
    The modification of spousal maintenance is an issue that arises frequently after a divorce. In some cases, a party may not be satisfied with the original maintenance award issued by the court and may try to have it changed after the requisite…
Rank this Week: 1633

Law Blog

Law Blog

By Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C.

http://www.theharrisburglawyers.com/law-blog/
  • Jul 21

    Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C. in the new

    Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C. in the new
    Joseph Caraciolo, Esquire of Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C. was featured in a video and article by Erika Shych of CBS 21 News on July 20, 2017. The focus of the media coverage was related to the recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court holding…
  • Jul 20

    Registered Sex Offenders May Shorten Registration Period According to PA Supreme Court.

    Registered Sex Offenders May Shorten Registration Period According to PA Supreme Court.
    SORNA determined to be an unconstitutional violation of ex post facto laws when applied to former Megan’s Law offenders In a decision issued by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on July 19, 2017, the Supreme Court held that imposing the…
  • May 23

    What Happens After I Have Been Charged With A Crime

    What Happens After I Have Been Charged With A Crime
    Stages of a criminal case What happens after I have been arrested? Depending on the circumstances of the case, as well as the severity of the crime, you will either be taken into custody or advised of your charges and released.  If you…
Rank this Week: 3646

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Jul 21

    Zealous Advocacy or Abuse of Process?

    Zealous Advocacy or Abuse of Process?
    This week two Vancouver lawyers were excoriated by a Supreme Court Justice because of the tactics they employed in a case involving the proposed adoption of a young Metis child, referred to as SS. (A.S. v. British Columbia (Director Of Child,…
  • Jul 14

    Couple Convicted of Satanic Child Abuse Freed From Prison and Declared Innocent

    Couple Convicted of Satanic Child Abuse Freed From Prison and Declared Innocent
    You may recall the hysteria in the 80’s and early 90’s when an organized network of daycares were alleged to be involved in satanic ritual child abuse of youngsters in their care, the most infamous being the McMartin preschool…
  • May 28

    5 of the Dirtiest Divorce Trick

    5 of the Dirtiest Divorce Trick
    Some divorcing spouses treat each other deplorably. In these sad cases, it is actually hard to believe they were once in love. Candor and kindness are replaced by artifice and cruelty. Divorce lawyers are well aware of the grab bag of dirty…
Rank this Week: 4463

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Funeral expenses from the Estate

    Funeral expenses from the Estate
    Dear Carolyn: My wife and I have been married almost two years. Recently, and unfortunately, her grandmother passed away. Her grandmother had no immediate means to pay for funeral and burial services. The costs were paid by my wife and me on…
  • Jul 19

    Custody Evaluations Explained

    Custody Evaluations Explained
    Follow “Ask Carolyn” on Twitter Dear Carolyn: The court has just ordered me to participate in a child custody evaluation with a local psychologist.  My children are seven and thirteen. I am a concerned Father, and the Mother…
  • Jul 12

    In the Dark on Taxes?

    In the Dark on Taxes?
    Follow “Ask Carolyn” on Twitter! Dear Carolyn: I think my husband and I may be getting separated and divorced, and I am concerned about our 2016 tax return, which has not been filed yet. The tax return is under an extension. …
Rank this Week: 1894

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
  • Jul 21

    Can I Be Removed From the Child Abuse Registry?

    Can I Be Removed From the Child Abuse Registry?
    The child abuse registry maintains information that can help keep children safe, but it can also cast a formidable shadow across the reputation of anyone on it.
  • Jul 20

    Moving Out of State With Your Child

    Moving Out of State With Your Child
    Even if you are the custodial parent, the law can prevent you from moving to a different state with your child. The law protects the right of both the custodial and non-custodial parent to spend time with a child.
  • Jul 19

    What Is a Fact-Finding Hearing?

    What Is a Fact-Finding Hearing?
    In child welfare cases, the fact-finding hearing is one of the most pivotal hearings you will have. A fact-finding hearing is “a hearing to determine whether the child is an abused or neglected child as defined herein.”
Rank this Week: 1581