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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: 33

NY Divorce Attorney Blog

NY Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers New York divorce law. By David Centeno.

https://nyuncontesteddivorceattorney.com/wordpress/
  • May 6

    A New Era?

    A New Era?
    Could this be the dawn of the new civil divorce? Last Friday Gov. Jay Inslee signed the Uniform Collaborative Law Act which allows couples to agree on the terms of their divorce without going to court at all. This act can save many couples…
  • Apr 30

    New Divorce Audio Coaching Program Helps Parents Minimize Effects of Divorce on Their Childre

    New Divorce Audio Coaching Program Helps Parents Minimize Effects of Divorce on Their Childre
    Much has been made about the effects of divorce on children. Some studies claim that children end up as alcoholics or abusers, others claim they are more prone to divorce. Regardless it is pretty obvious that divorce does have a major effect…
  • Apr 23

    The Shocking Way That Porsha Stewart Found Out About Her Divorce!

    The Shocking Way That Porsha Stewart Found Out About Her Divorce!
    Porsha Stewart, the wife of former NFL star and now TV analyst Kordell Stewart, was admittedly shocked when she found out that her husband had fild for divorce. However the way it happened was even worse, imagine finding out on Twitter!? Read…
Rank this Week: 62

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Jun 26

    How to get the truth out of someone: Tips from a master of espionage

    How to get the truth out of someone: Tips from a master of espionage
    CNN shows us an interrogator’s “5 (nice) ways to get people to talk.” The interrogator in question (Eric Maddox) helped crack the mystery of Saddam Hussein’s whereabouts, and he writes about it in his book,…
  • Jun 9

    “What he did to me doesn’t expire”: Pulling pine needles out of your hair

    “What he did to me doesn’t expire”: Pulling pine needles out of your hair
    Following up on the Brock Allen Turner Rape Case at Stanford BuzzFeed News has posted the victim’s Impact Statement. While he faced about a 14 year prison sentence, Turner received 6 months in jail. The 12-page Victim Impact Statement…
  • Jun 4

    The joy of marriage: Picking a good mate and getting lucky

    The joy of marriage: Picking a good mate and getting lucky
    Time’s June 13, 2016 edition features the cover story “How to Stay Married (and why).” Factors favoring long-term marriages include: getting married after age 26, having college degrees, not having kids and not being…
Rank this Week: 212

Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

Covers family law and mediation. By Law and Mediation Office of Darren M. Shapiro, P.C.

http://www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com/
  • Jun 25

    How Do You Serve Process in Family Court Child Custody Cases?

    How Do You Serve Process in Family Court Child Custody Cases?
    When a custody case is brought to a New York family court, the law requires the papers to be served to the other side, often in the form of a summons and petition. It is up to the parent that is filing the case to ensure that the other parent…
  • Jun 18

    Parent Education, Child Custody, Visitation and Parenting Time

    Parent Education, Child Custody, Visitation and Parenting Time
    Issues of parenting in child custody and visitation cases are often very complicated, as they consider a wide range of factors when determining the best interests of a child. After all, it is the responsibility of the New York court to ensure…
  • Jun 12

    Should There Be Overnight Visitation or Parenting Time on School Nights?

    Should There Be Overnight Visitation or Parenting Time on School Nights?
    This blog article will discuss the pros and cons of overnight parenting time to the non-residential custodial parent on school nights.  Discovering a schedule for parenting time or child visitation that works for both parties involved in…
Rank this Week: 96

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/
  • Jun 24

    10 assets you might forget to include in your divorce – AvvoStorie

    10 assets you might forget to include in your divorce – AvvoStorie
    Often the divorcing couple doesn’t remember they have these items, or doesn’t consider them to be assets. When you’re working through your divorce settlement, deciding who gets what, you are likely focusing on major…
  • Jun 14

    8 Ways To Simplify Your Divorce, According To Attorney

    8 Ways To Simplify Your Divorce, According To Attorney
    Divorce, by nature, isn’t easy. Luckily, there are some things you can do that will make the process just a little less difficult. Below, divorce lawyers share their little-known tips. 1. Open a bank account in your own name.…
  • May 19

    5 reasons men file for divorce

    5 reasons men file for divorce
    5 reasons men file for divorce When it comes to divorce, does sex matter? That is, are there differences between men and women? Research and experience both say yes. Men, for example, tend to file for divorce less often than women.…
Rank this Week: 191

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 131

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/
Rank this Week: 268

Always Family Center

Always Family Center

Covers Minnesota family conflict and divorce issues. By Carl Arnold.

http://alwaysfamilycenter.com
  • Nov 26

    Daisy Camp schedule for end of 2014 and into 2015

    Daisy Camp schedule for end of 2014 and into 2015
    I have an update on Daisy Camp to share.  See below! We have our 2015 calendar of events ready to go (click here for schedule).  We are still adding more events. Our last event for 2014 is on the Financial Nuts ……
  • Oct 22

    Give Your Used Cell Phone to a Good Cause (Survivors of Domestic Violence)

    Give Your Used Cell Phone to a Good Cause (Survivors of Domestic Violence)
    Give Your Used Cell Phone to a Good Cause (Survivors of Domestic Violence) Although I don’t use Verizon for my own cell phone service provider, I recently came across a Verizon wireless page about how you can donate your used ……
  • Jun 12

    Importance of ICWA to Native American children and tribes in the Child Protection court system

    Importance of ICWA to Native American children and tribes in the Child Protection court system
    This is an emotionally powerful and touching, professionally produced video that tells through first-hand experiences the importance and benefits of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). I’ve been involved in sereral ICWA child…
Rank this Week: 229

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: 159

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Jun 27

    Dead Man Talking

    Dead Man Talking
    When there’s a suit involving someone’s estate, can you get into evidence a hearsay statement by the person who has died? If the statement falls under this exception to the hearsay rule, the dead person may have his or her say in…
  • Jun 24

    To Demur or Not to Demur?

    To Demur or Not to Demur?
    A demurrer can be an excellent tool to challenge the legal sufficiency of allegations in an opponent’s pleadings. In deciding whether to demur to a complaint, defense counsel should consider not only whether a demurrable defect appears…
  • Jun 22

    What to Tell Your Client When the Court Date’s Set

    What to Tell Your Client When the Court Date’s Set
    When a date is set for trial or a hearing at which your client needs to appear, don’t just pick up the phone—write your client a letter. This letter has two purposes: it informs your client of the date and it requests that he or…
Rank this Week: 2303

Alabama Litigation Lawyer Blog

Alabama Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal, employment and family law. By Ingram Law LLC.

http://www.alabamalitigationlawyer.com/
  • Jun 27

    Grandparent Adoption in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Upheld

    Grandparent Adoption in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Upheld
    One of the best aspects of being a lawyer is being a part of an adoption.  Sometimes a step-parent is adopting a child or a grandparent is adopting a grandchild for various reasons.  This is an adoption proceeding from Tuscaloosa…
  • Jun 24

    Rule 32 Petition from Jefferson County, Alabama Denied

    Rule 32 Petition from Jefferson County, Alabama Denied
    This case arises out of Jefferson County, Alabama, Ex Parte Sturdivant. This case involves an appeal from the Court of Criminal Appeals in regards to a Rule 32 petition.  Rule 32 of the Alabama Rules of Criminal Procedure provides a…
  • Jun 23

    Court Overturns Improper Search Warrant in Mobile County, Alabama

    Court Overturns Improper Search Warrant in Mobile County, Alabama
    This is a criminal case that was appealed due to a search warrant being served illegally.  This case is from Mobile County, Alabama in the case of Anderson v. State of Alabama. The Officers Jimmy Bailey (“Officer Bailey”) and…
Rank this Week: 1670

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Guardianship of a Minor in Illinoi

    Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Guardianship of a Minor in Illinoi
    Most people know a neighbor, friend, or family member who provides full-time care for a grandchild.  In fact, grandparents raising grandchildren is a growing trend among families in the US.  According to the AARP, nationwide nearly…
  • May 31

    How a Divorce May Affect Non-Marital Business Ownership Under Illinois Law

    How a Divorce May Affect Non-Marital Business Ownership Under Illinois Law
    One thing that occasionally complicates a divorce is when a spouse has an ownership interest in a non-marital business.  Countless hours of hard work have gone into the business, there are stocks and ownership interests involved, or…
  • May 16

    Custody and Visitation Rights for Grandparents and Non-Parents in Illinoi

    Custody and Visitation Rights for Grandparents and Non-Parents in Illinoi
    Circumstances can arise when, for various reasons, a child is not in the possession of one or both of his or her parents and certain non-parents might seek to obtain an allocation of parental responsibilities (formerly known as…
Rank this Week: 1840

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Jun 27

    Blogger’s Revelation About The Blended Family Journey

    Blogger’s Revelation About The Blended Family Journey
    From The Huffington Post: My blog has been quiet for a while. Partly because my professional life has been keeping me pretty busy, and partly because my mother always told me that if you don’t have something nice to say,...
  • Jun 26

    Same-Sex Marriage Rate

    Same-Sex Marriage Rate
    From Bloomberg: Three years after the U.S. Supreme Court forced the federal government to recognize same-sex marriages, and one year after the justices told holdout states to do the same, droves of LGBT Americans are taking advantage of their…
  • Jun 25

    By Sharing Painkillers, Friends And Family Members Can Fuel Opioid Epidemic: Study

    By Sharing Painkillers, Friends And Family Members Can Fuel Opioid Epidemic: Study
    From Kaiser Health News: As lawmakers grapple with how best to combat the nation’s prescription painkiller abuse crisis, a recent survey is shedding light on how patients who get these medications — drugs such as OxyContin, methadone or…
Rank this Week: 2457

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • Jun 27

    Termination of Parental Rights Not in Children’s Best Interest in Blountville, TN: In re Aiden R.

    Termination of Parental Rights Not in Children’s Best Interest in Blountville, TN: In re Aiden R.
    Most termination of parental rights cases focus on grounds for termination. If grounds are proven, it often seems as if the second prong of the legal analysis — whether termination is in the child’s best interest —…
  • Jun 24

    Photo of the Week: Happy Friday from Herston Law Group!

    Photo of the Week: Happy Friday from Herston Law Group!
    Information provided by K.O. Herston: Knoxville, Tennessee Divorce and Family Law Attorney.Filed under: Photography Tagged: Photography
  • Jun 22

    Divorce and the Shared Mortgage

    Divorce and the Shared Mortgage
    This article by Lisa Prevost in The New York Times may be of interest. Divorce and the Shared Mortgage Deciding what to do with the house can be a major quandary for couples getting a divorce, particularly when they share a mortgage. When…
Rank this Week: 3571

Australian Divorce Blog

Australian Divorce Blog

Covers family law and divorce in Australia. By Stephen Page.

http://australiandivorce.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Joe Hockey's great big red tape nightmare part 2

    Joe Hockey's great big red tape nightmare part 2
    Today I had the privilege, along with our other solicitors at Harrington Family Lawyers,  of receiving inhouse training from Murray Howlett and Jennifer Veitch, both from chartered accountants Pilot Partners about the withholding tax…
  • Jun 9

    Joe Hockey's great big new red tape nightmare

    Joe Hockey's great big new red tape nightmare
    Thank you to Julia Gillard, Joe Hockey, Tony Abbott and the Daily Telegraph for the latest round of idiocy, which will cause pain to pretty well everyone, add a layer of red tape that is not there now, and give no real benefits.The…
  • May 23

    Queensland Law Society award an Equity and Diversity Award to Harrington Family Lawyer

    Queensland Law Society award an Equity and Diversity Award to Harrington Family Lawyer
    On Thursday night I had the privilege to receive on behalf of my firm, Harrington Family Lawyers, an equity and diversity award from the Queensland Law Society.Three awards were handed out by the Society- Large firm- to Clayton Utz (which…
Rank this Week: 441

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Jun 26

    News Essentials: 27th June 2016

    News Essentials: 27th June 2016
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSSharia councils inquiry launchedThe Home Affairs Committee is launching an inquiry into Sharia councils operating in the UK. Full story: Family Law.EU…
  • Jun 24

    EU referendum result statement from Nigel Shepherd, Resolution

    EU referendum result statement from Nigel Shepherd, Resolution
    Nigel ShepherdSpeaking following the EU referendum result, Resolution Chair Nigel Shepherd said:“It’s too early to know the full implications for family law, but what is clear is that we are entering a period of great uncertainty.…
  • Jun 23

    Kids and cash, disappearing assets, court fee increases and more...

    Kids and cash, disappearing assets, court fee increases and more...
    My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog included:Child contact and support are two separate issues - It should be obvious, but it's not to some.The mystery of the disappearing assets - With…
Rank this Week: 629

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Jun 26

    Mother’s Testimony Sufficient Foundation for Receipt in Evidence of Health Care Invoices and Payment Record

    Mother’s Testimony Sufficient Foundation for Receipt in Evidence of Health Care Invoices and Payment Record
    The Appellate Division, Second Department, has held in its June 15, 2016 decision in Schiero v. Perrotta, that a mother’s testimony was a sufficient foundation for the admission in evidence of her children’s medical bills and her…
  • Jun 12

    You Can’t Make A Gift To Your Married Child Without Getting The Lawyers Involved

    You Can’t Make A Gift To Your Married Child Without Getting The Lawyers Involved
    The ever-changing landscape of Equitable Distribution case law makes it difficult, if not impossible, to rely on the “law.” A parent cannot (or rather, should not) make a gift to a married child without bringing the lawyers into…
  • Jun 6

    K-1 Income and the Calculation of Child Support

    K-1 Income and the Calculation of Child Support
    In its May 11, 2016 decision in Eifert v. Eifert, the Appellate Division, Second Department, appears to discuss the interrelationship between the calculation of child support and the “income” shown on a partnership K-1 tax form.…
Rank this Week: 3521

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Jun 26

    Who Knew? DNA Isn’t Always Reliable

    Who Knew? DNA Isn’t Always Reliable
    DNA evidence has proven to be a godsend for police investigators and a nightmare for criminals, whose skin, hair, blood, and other bodily fluids can provide damning proof of their involvement in criminal cases, usually involving sexual…
  • Jun 25

    Lawyer Falls for Nigerian Scam, Loses His Law License

    Lawyer Falls for Nigerian Scam, Loses His Law License
    Albert Einstein’s quotes are legion, but one of his most pithy is: “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” Along the same line, Judge Judy once remarked…
  • Jun 10

    New York Rabbi Ousted from Synagogue After His Fifth Divorce

    New York Rabbi Ousted from Synagogue After His Fifth Divorce
    In 2007 Newsweek magazine reported that Rabbi Marc Schneier was one of the top 50 Jews in America, renowned for founding the Hampton Synagogue in tony West Hampton Beach and the New York Synagogue in Manhattan. A media darling and interfaith…
Rank this Week: 4880

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Jun 26

    Ellie Butler murder – some of the things the press haven’t told you

    Ellie Butler murder – some of the things the press haven’t told you
    This is not intended to be an overview of what happened, what went wrong or what I think about the Ellie Butler murder. This is just me sharing some information that the media have neglected, for whatever reason, to foreground or include…
  • Jun 26

    International Research Conference on Family Justice

    International Research Conference on Family Justice
    This fascinating conference is due to be hosted by Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK on 8th and 9th October 2016. The Conference aims to provide delegates with the opportunity to share experiences of the impact of…
  • Jun 25

    What price transparency?

    What price transparency?
    Way way back a thousand days ago before Brexit, in a time when the tragedies of individual lives seemed to matter, Ben Butler was convicted of the murder of his daughter Ellie. It was a massive news story that has been swallowed up like…
Rank this Week: 3864

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/
  • Jun 26

    Court Decides Case Regarding Grandparent Visitation

    Court Decides Case Regarding Grandparent Visitation
    A New York Family Lawyer said this is an appeal brought before the Supreme Court on the issue of whether Domestic Relations Law § 72, New York’s grandparental visitation statute, is unconstitutional on its face in light of the…
  • Jun 21

    Social Services Seeks to Terminate Parental Rights of Father

    Social Services Seeks to Terminate Parental Rights of Father
    A New York Family Lawyer said this is a proceeding pursuant to Social Services Law § 384-b to terminate parental rights of the natural father. The petitioner, Little Flower Children’s Services, appealed from an order of the Family…
  • Jun 16

    Plaintiff Wife Obtained Temporary Restraining Order for Violent Attack by Husband

    Plaintiff Wife Obtained Temporary Restraining Order for Violent Attack by Husband
    A New York Family Lawyer said a couple was married on August 21, 1975. They had two children from that marriage. K born July 16, 1976 (13) and A born June 25, 1978 (11). Mr. H and Mrs. C were divorced on April 3, 1985 and both children…
Rank this Week: 870

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/
  • Jun 25

    Sieglein v. Schmidt – Child Support of Baby Born Via In Vitro Fertilization

    Sieglein v. Schmidt – Child Support of Baby Born Via In Vitro Fertilization
    In 2016, there are so many different ways of becoming a parent. Beyond the so-called “traditional method,” there is adoption, surrogacy and in vitro fertilization.  With the advancement of technology, the legalities have been…
  • Jun 17

    Nolan v. Huff – Paramours Complicate Indiana Child Custody Case

    Nolan v. Huff – Paramours Complicate Indiana Child Custody Case
    When it comes to issues of parenting rights, child custody, visitation time and child support, there are many sensitive and complicated questions to consider.  One that we as Hammond family law attorneys see crop up is when one parent…
  • May 20

    Andrick v. Andrick – Indiana Child Custody Modification Order Affirmed in Part, Remanded in Part

    Andrick v. Andrick – Indiana Child Custody Modification Order Affirmed in Part, Remanded in Part
    When it comes to matters of child custody, the wishes of the child – particularly that of a child over the age of 14 – are one of the main statutory factors the court will consider when it comes to request for modifications. This…
Rank this Week: 4855

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Jun 24

    Can I Take My Child On Vacation Without The Mother’s Consent?

    Can I Take My Child On Vacation Without The Mother’s Consent?
    Question: I have a vacation planned to the Dominican Republic during my scheduled time with my daughter that my ex-wife agreed to and authorized a passport for. However, my ex is now upset because our daughter said she wants to remain with me…
  • Jun 23

    Pivotal Weeks Loom For Mo., Mass. Shared Parenting Bill

    Pivotal Weeks Loom For Mo., Mass. Shared Parenting Bill
    The coming weeks could prove pivotal for shared parenting bills in Missouri and Massachusetts. After making huge gains in 2015, the shared parenting movement has continued its momentum in 2016. Despite still facing opposition from some…
  • Jun 22

    DadsDivorce Live: Divorce & The Panama Paper

    DadsDivorce Live: Divorce & The Panama Paper
    The recently released Panama Papers provide a detailed look at the divorces of the wealthy and show how far some of the world’s most affluent individuals will go to shield their assets from their spouse in the event of a…
Rank this Week: 3857

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1687

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Premarital Agreements and Substantive Fairne

    Premarital Agreements and Substantive Fairne
    Our last premarital agreement post discussed the fairness of the procedures used when a premarital agreement was signed. This post will discuss the substantive fairness of the agreement itself. As noted previously, courts give considerably…
  • Jun 22

    I’m Still Proud: What June 12th Means to a Gay Man

    I’m Still Proud: What June 12th Means to a Gay Man
    By Joshua Scott Chilton, Legal Assistant & Receptionist, Woodruff Family Law Group On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States of America made a ruling in a case known as Obergefell v. Hodges which changed the definition of…
  • Jun 17

    Procedures For Signing Premarital Agreement

    Procedures For Signing Premarital Agreement
    Previously, we have discussed judicial attitudes toward premarital agreements. In short, premarital agreements are favored by modern law, but only when they were signed using procedures that the court sees as fair. How do the courts define a…
Rank this Week: 1676

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: 4317

New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

By Bruce Provda.

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

    Laugh, Smile or Howl?

    Laugh, Smile or Howl?
    Smiling can both reflect and influence our mood. It can also help deal with the difficult and complex world we live in and reflect a good adjustment to the problems we face including the challenges of rebuilding our lives after…
  • Jun 6

    Dating

    Dating
    Give yourself time before you start dating again Make sure you have examined and learned from your past relationship Know what you are looking for Understand the issues of remarriage, blended families, step-parenting Have fun! You are ready…
  • Jun 1

    Bringing your kids on date

    Bringing your kids on date
    Your children’s safety Your kid’s safety should always come first and dating generally involves meeting someone you know very little about and though it is unlikely, it is possible that they could present a threat to you or your…
Rank this Week: 1845

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/
  • Jun 23

    Don McLean’s Divorce and Waiver of Prenuptial Agreement

    Don McLean’s Divorce and Waiver of Prenuptial Agreement
    After a 30-year marriage, Don McLean and wife Patrisha have finalized their divorce. The “American Pie” singer’s divorce followed his January 2016 arrest on domestic violence assault charges, for which he plead not guilty.…
  • Jun 20

    Does ‘Sperm Donor’ Mean ‘Dad’?

    Does ‘Sperm Donor’ Mean ‘Dad’?
    He is a movie star who shot to fame on a motorcycle in “The Lost Boys.” She is a California massage therapist from a prominent East Coast family. With his sperm, her eggs and the wonder of in vitro fertilization, they produced a…
  • Jun 10

    Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Divorce

    Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Divorce
    The latest Hollywood divorce drama comes as Amber Heard files for divorce after a 15-month union with Johnny Depp. Heard alleged an incident of domestic violence just days before she filed for divorce, and pictures later surfaced of her with…
Rank this Week: 2864

Next Phase Legal Blog

Next Phase Legal Blog

Covers divorce and family law. By Next Phase Legal LLC.

http://nextphaselegal.com/blog/
  • Jun 23

    Are Massachusetts Divorce Records Public?

    Are Massachusetts Divorce Records Public?
    After a divorce, you may not want the whole world to know about it. So are your divorce records public? The majority of records in Massachusetts are considered public, unless they can be held under specifically stated exemptions. These…
  • Jun 9

    7 Crazy Prenup Agreement

    7 Crazy Prenup Agreement
    Prenuptial agreements can be a source of contention between a couple before they tie the knot. In the event the couple splits up, who gets the house? The money? The gardener? Yes, as prenuptial agreements become more common, more and…
  • May 26

    What is the Difference Between Annulment and Divorce?

    What is the Difference Between Annulment and Divorce?
    Sometimes a marriage ending can be the best thing for a couple, and divorce or getting an annulment may be a topic of discussion. Both options will end a marriage but there is a difference between annulment and divorce. What’s the…
Rank this Week: 1433

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

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

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

    Definition of Cohabitation Set in Recent Alimony Reform Act Interpretation

    Definition of Cohabitation Set in Recent Alimony Reform Act Interpretation
    The latest in a series of cases interpreting and clarifying the Alimony Reform Act of 2011 has just been decided. Duff-Kareores vs. Kareores was decided by the Supreme Judicial Court on June 15, 2016. What’s the Story? The parties were…
  • Jun 1

    It’s STILL Not Too Late to Act!

    It’s STILL Not Too Late to Act!
    Hi there, I usually take no position on pending legislation but the proposed changes to the alimony law will adversely affect thousands of pre-existing divorce agreements. If you can, please take the time to read this update and consider…
  • May 12

    Lemonade Can Be Bitter

    Lemonade Can Be Bitter
    Hi there, On a gorgeous day like today, you just want to sit outside and sip on a tall glass of lemonade. Recently though, the taste of lemonade has been made a little sharp by the fabulous Beyoncé. Infidelity became a hot topic with…
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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/
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Our Family Wizard Blog

Our Family Wizard Blog

Focuses on ideas that could reduce conflict, improve communication, protect children and help move families forward.

http://www.ourfamilywizard.com/ofw/index.cfm/blog/
  • Jun 23

    Healing Heartbreak After Separation

    Healing Heartbreak After Separation
    Language English Healing Heartbreak After SeparationThu, 06/23/2016 - 16:50 A happy relationship that lasts forever is something that many people hope to find. Many people get married, buy a home together, have children, and blend their…
  • Jun 21

    Keeping Kids Active and Healthy Over Summer Vacation

    Keeping Kids Active and Healthy Over Summer Vacation
    Language English Keeping Kids Active and Healthy Over Summer VacationTue, 06/21/2016 - 16:35 Free from homework and quizzes, kids have plenty of time to play and relax their minds during summer vacation. Nonetheless, many parents…
  • Jun 16

    Making the Most of Your Visitation Schedule

    Making the Most of Your Visitation Schedule
    Language English Making the Most of Your Visitation ScheduleThu, 06/16/2016 - 16:16 Visitation schedules are an important element of a parenting plan. It lays out the amount of time that a child will have with each of their parents.…
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New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Can I Be Fired Because I Am Getting Divorced?

    Can I Be Fired Because I Am Getting Divorced?
    No. Pursuant to New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination, an employer may not chastise, obstruct promotions or terminate an employee simply because they are getting divorced when it has no impact on the quality of their work product or…
  • Jun 15

    Why This Divorce Lawyer Does Not Recommend “Post-Nuptial” Agreements.

    Why This Divorce Lawyer Does Not Recommend “Post-Nuptial” Agreements.
    For over the past twenty years as an attorney practicing divorce law here in New Jersey, I have had countless folks ask me about my opinion regarding post-nuptial agreements (as opposed to a pre-nuptial agreement, which is obviously…
  • Jun 7

    New Jersey Alimony and Retirement; A New Case Provides Guidance

    New Jersey Alimony and Retirement; A New Case Provides Guidance
    In September 2014, New Jersey’s alimony laws became “modernized” in many respects. Consequently, lawyers who only handle divorce and family law cases have been monitoring how the courts interpret many aspects of the New…
Rank this Week: 3400

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

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

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

    Domestic Violence

    Domestic Violence
    Recently, the news and social media outlets have been inundated with domestic violence headlines including allegations against Johnny Depp, the arrest of Sacramento Kings basketball player, Darren Collison, and the conviction of television…
  • Jun 15

    Summer Parenting

    Summer Parenting
    Summer is here!  While soaking in the warm sun and enjoying outdoor activities are top priorities, now is the time for co-parents to work together to formalize summer plans so that everyone can focus on maximizing summer fun with the…
  • May 10

    Divorce and Dependent Care Account

    Divorce and Dependent Care Account
    If you are going through a divorce and currently using a Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), you need to know the specific rules associated with your Dependent Care FSA in order to be sure that you will continue to be reimbursed…
Rank this Week: 4656

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Jun 22

    A Lawyer’s Prayer to St. Thomas More: Principled Hero for the Attorney

    A Lawyer’s Prayer to St. Thomas More: Principled Hero for the Attorney
      Today, June 22, we celebrate the Feast Day of Thomas More. I start many days at the office with the Lawyer’s Prayer to Thomas More (see below).   This beautiful prayer written by the Center of Thomas More Studies always…
  • May 19

    From Jail to Bail

    From Jail to Bail
    Factors involved in a Magistrate setting bond Being charged with a criminal offense can be very stressful and frightening experience. For most people charged with a crime, the incident ends with them confined in a county jail hoping to be…
  • May 13

    Marijuana Use and Driving While Impaired

    Marijuana Use and Driving While Impaired
      Marijuana Users Beware   In North Carolina it is illegal to drive a vehicle while under the influence of an impairing substance. Impairing substances include alcohol, illegal drugs, prescription medications, and marijuana.  …
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Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Jun 22

    What is the Gun Owner Duty In Relation to Intoxicated Persons?

    What is the Gun Owner Duty In Relation to Intoxicated Persons?
    Does a Gun Owner Have a Duty to not Supply an Intoxicated Person with a Firearm? Neely Creager was at a party one evening where she had a night of heavy drinking and a blood alcohol level of 0.25. At the party, Travis Izatt unlocked his gun…
  • Jun 13

    What is Search and Seizure in Utah?

    What is Search and Seizure in Utah?
    Recent Search and Seizure Law On an evening in December, Mr. Anderson was sitting in his parked car on the side of a rural highway with his hazard lights on. Two sheriff’s deputies pulled over to check on the welfare of any people in…
  • Jun 2

    How Young is Too Young to be Liable for Negligence?

    How Young is Too Young to be Liable for Negligence?
    Can Children Be Held Liable for Negligence? A person is negligent when he owes another a duty and then breaches that duty. Negligence is the legal theory on which most personal injury cases are based. Over the years the question has…
Rank this Week: 1795

New Jersey Family Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Helfand & Associates.

http://www.newjerseyfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 22

    Want to Get Away? Why You Should Think About Child Custody Before You Move out of Town – Dwyer v. Dwyer

    Want to Get Away? Why You Should Think About Child Custody Before You Move out of Town – Dwyer v. Dwyer
    Child custody and support matters involve complicated legal issues that require the counsel of an experienced attorney. There are specific types of custody which have legal significance affecting each parents’ rights, responsibilities…
  • Jun 22

    Impact of Retirement on Alimony

    Impact of Retirement on Alimony
    One of the many questions that often come up in spousal support or alimony cases is whether the support payments continue after the ex-spouse making those payments retires. Alimony may be terminated or modified upon the prospective or actual…
  • Jun 22

    Paying Spousal Support after Retirement in New Jersey – Healing v. Healing

    Paying Spousal Support after Retirement in New Jersey – Healing v. Healing
    New Jersey law generally presumes that spousal support or alimony payments should be terminated when the person making the payments retires. This general presumption is rebuttable, however. As the state’s Superior Court recently…
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Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law with a focus on divorce on Maryland. By Anthony A. Fatemi, LLC.

http://www.marylanddivorcelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2368

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Updates in Michigan Family Law

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

http://jeannehannah.typepad.com/blog_jeanne_hannah_traver/
  • Jun 22

    Unaccompanied Minor | Safe? Or Can Parents & Children Expect More?

    Unaccompanied Minor | Safe? Or Can Parents & Children Expect More?
    Are airlines doing enough to protect the children that it charges $150 for each unaccompanied minor flight? A report in the Washington Post would seem to indicate that the airlines needs to fortify its protocols.
  • Jun 20

    Gun control? Sadly, it appears to be something that is out of our hands.

    Gun control? Sadly, it appears to be something that is out of our hands.
    the article described how private sales in places like Craig's List are just not going to let us get this chilling issue under control. The map showing "Firearm Listings By Major City, Region On ‘Craigslist For Guns’" in and of…
  • Jun 19

    PA Man with Twelve Young Girls in House Charged with Statutory Rape

    PA Man with Twelve Young Girls in House Charged with Statutory Rape
    Lee Kaplan of Feasterville, Pennsylvania was arrested and charged with statutory sexual assault after police found 12 young girls living in his house. The girls ranged in age from six months to 18 years. The 18-year-old girl (unrelated to…
Rank this Week: 2048

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

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

    Infographic: What is family law?

    Infographic: What is family law?
    Michael This law consists of body of statutes and case precedents that govern the legal responsibilities between individuals who share a domestic connection. These cases usually involve parties who are related by blood or marriage. Due to the…
  • Jun 17

    Family Law

    Family Law
    Michael Family lawyers in the city of Houston have the job of helping families with many different types of law issues. Family lawyers can help with not just divorce or prenuptial agreements but also with adoptions, international law, child…
  • Jun 13

    Get Legal Representation

    Get Legal Representation
    Michael A Divorce court in the city of Houston is a place where many couples are heading out in today’s world. It is never where they intend to end up but life happens. If this is the place where you may be ending up, you will need a…
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Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

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

    Interest On Overdue Support Arrears; A Reform Worthy Of Real Consideration

    Interest On Overdue Support Arrears; A Reform Worthy Of Real Consideration
    One of the things the Pennsylvania Bar Association makes a part of its mission is to review and, where appropriate, comment on legislation introduced for consideration by the General Assembly. These proposed laws cover a large swath of public…
  • Jun 16

    See The Relocation Undone

    See The Relocation Undone
    An interesting and, yes, published relocation case was decided by the Superior Court on June 15. D.K.D. v. A.L.C. 2016 Pa. Super 123 involved custody of a child, age 8, who suffers from Pervasive Personality Disorder. The parents separated…
  • May 24

    The Defined Benefit Pension Crisis Is Here And Very Real

    The Defined Benefit Pension Crisis Is Here And Very Real
    This is not a major news story for most Americans, but if you participate in a defined benefit retirement plan, one where you are due to receive regular payments of a fixed amount monthly when you reach retirement; pay heed: Bad things are…
Rank this Week: 1239

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

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

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 21

    Unlawful Termination Due to Divorce

    Unlawful Termination Due to Divorce
    The New Jersey Supreme Court just issued a decision finding that termination of employment due to an employee's pending separation and divorce was unlawful discrimination.  Read the full decision here.
  • Jun 19

    New Custody Relocation Case from Pennsylvania Superior Court

    New Custody Relocation Case from Pennsylvania Superior Court
    Custody relocation cases forever alter the child's relationship with both parents and result in the child spending significantly less time with one parent, and that parent's family.  The Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently issued an…
  • Jun 19

    How Are Retirement Plans Divided When I Get Divorced?

    How Are Retirement Plans Divided When I Get Divorced?
    In Pennsylvania and New Jersey, even if your spouse worked and you did not, the retirement plans accrued during the marriage will be marital property, subject to division.  Both Federal and State law require a Qualified Domestic…
Rank this Week: 3258

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, paternity and legal separation issues. By Roy M. Doppelt and Associates.

http://www.sandiegodivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3255

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

Covers estate planning, HOA & condo associations and family law in North Carolina.

http://www.lawfirmrbs.com/blog/
  • Jun 21

    NC-CAI Chapter June 2016 Update

    NC-CAI Chapter June 2016 Update
    Since my last update, the North Carolina CAI Chapter has realized some great achievements!   Annual Conference & Expo The 2016 Annual Conference in Greensboro was a huge success! There were more than 225 attendees representing 32…
  • May 20

    Is Your HOA or Condo Community Manager Covered by the Attorney-Client Privilege?

    Is Your HOA or Condo Community Manager Covered by the Attorney-Client Privilege?
    For attorneys who practice community association law, there has been ongoing discussion at national HOA/condo legal events about whether a community manager is covered by the attorney-client privilege. In general the attorney-client privilege…
  • Mar 28

    Need Help for Bank “Zombie Foreclosures” in Homeowner & Condominium Associations?

    Need Help for Bank “Zombie Foreclosures” in Homeowner & Condominium Associations?
    A huge problem for HOA and condo associations over the past 5 years has been “zombie foreclosures.” That’s where a bank starts the foreclosure process on a property and the owner moves out, but then the bank doesn’t…
Rank this Week: 1575

New York Divorce and Family Law…

New York Divorce and Family Law Blog

Covers New York divorce and family law decisions and legislation. By Joel R. Brandes.

http://brandeslaw.blogspot.com/
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Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Provides news and updates on Texas family law issues. By O'Neil Attorneys.

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

    Do the 12 divorce myths apply in Texas? (part 1)

    Do the 12 divorce myths apply in Texas? (part 1)
    Do the 12 divorce myths apply in Texas? The Huffington Post ran an article recently about the 12 Top Divorce Myths. The article was written by Daniel Clement, renowned divorce lawyer in New York, and they all hold true in Texas divorces as…
  • Jun 15

    Can I pay my child support in pizza? Creative payment methods of child support not in cash money.

    Can I pay my child support in pizza? Creative payment methods of child support not in cash money.
    Child support is ordered to be paid by Texas judges in terms of monetary support. In my 25 years of practicing family law, I have never seen a judge approve a court order for payment of child support in some manner other than cash money. But,…
  • Jun 8

    5 things you will wish you knew after your divorce

    5 things you will wish you knew after your divorce
    Making the decision to divorce is one of the hardest, most emotional decisions in a person’s life. Dealing with the heartbreak and disappointment that comes along with divorce can be enough to overwhelm the strongest person. Then,…
Rank this Week: 4395