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Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

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

http://heleneltaylor.com/blog/
  • Mar 22

    Blood guts and a bad divorce

    Blood guts and a bad divorce
    People ask why I’m a former trial attorney. I respond with this question. “Would you spend most of your precious time on earth in a bad divorce and with lawyers people love to hate?” Enough said? Sometimes. Like stopping at…
  • Mar 19

    How to gather evidence in divorce

    How to gather evidence in divorce
    Use these five divorce discovery tools to get records, documents or other evidence you need for hearings, trials or in mediation or settlement conferences The post How to gather evidence in divorce appeared first on Helene L Taylor, Esq.
  • Mar 2

    How to prepare for a child custody battle

    How to prepare for a child custody battle
    A child custody battle may easily be one of the most important and difficult fights of a parent’s life. Roles and futures are at stake while on bended knee, hands tied before the court. Kids are always in the middle and regularly hit by…
Rank this Week: 37

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: 68

Crider Law P.C. Blog

Crider Law P.C. Blog

Covers elder law, estate planning and family law.

http://www.criderlaw.net/blog/
  • Mar 26

    The Biggest Estate Planning Mistake

    The Biggest Estate Planning Mistake
    Everyone knows an estate plan is a good idea, but too few actually follow through on one. Even then, people who think they’ve dotted every “i” and crossed every “t” still make critical errors that will cause…
  • Mar 19

    Things You Should Have in a Secure Location When You Die

    Things You Should Have in a Secure Location When You Die
    Most people hear “end-of-life plan” and imagine a will, perhaps a trust, maybe even healthcare directives and a power of attorney. Certainly, those are all crucial documents that everyone should have in place. But there are…
  • Mar 12

    How to Choose the Right Agent for Your California Estate Plan

    How to Choose the Right Agent for Your California Estate Plan
    An estate plan is as much of a contingency arrangement as an inheritance mechanism. We all hope to live long lives free of catastrophe or disease, but it would be irresponsible to discount the “what-if”s altogether. View image |…
Rank this Week: 88

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

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

    DadsDivorce LIVE: Dad Bloggers Petition Amazon

    DadsDivorce LIVE: Dad Bloggers Petition Amazon
    Over the past few weeks, there has been a growing online movement led by a community of dad bloggers to petition Amazon to change the name of its parent-focused discount program “Amazon Mom” to “Amazon Family.” Many of…
  • Mar 24

    The Ongoing Problem Of Spousal Support

    The Ongoing Problem Of Spousal Support
    Spousal support seems destined to remain in a state of perpetual flux. Even the name – alimony/spousal support/spousal maintenance – keeps changing. There are numerous reasons the spousal support system is so complicated –…
  • Mar 23

    What Do I Need To Do To Get Primary Custody?

    What Do I Need To Do To Get Primary Custody?
    Question: My wife and I are divorcing and while I don’t want to keep my kids completely away from her, I think she makes some questionable decisions as a parent. She is going to live with her mother, who has a drinking problem, and that…
Rank this Week: 105

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Mar 28

    Fund Manager's Divorce

    Fund Manager's Divorce
    From CNN Money: A fund's alpha -- the measure of how much it beats the market -- falls by an annualized 8.5% around the time of a manager's marriage, according to a study released this month by University of Florida...
  • Mar 27

    Alimony

    Alimony
    From WTVR.com: She was 23 years into her marriage when her husband swung a hammer at her head – and missed. He later was convicted of a felony, and they divorced. But what happened next was almost as shocking as...
  • Mar 26

    South Carolina Alimony

    South Carolina Alimony
    From Cheraw Chronicle: In South Carolina, the topic of alimony is heating up as the state’s alimony laws are being challenged by South Carolina Alimony Reform, an organization formed in 2011 and led by Wyman Oxner, an Orangeburg resident…
Rank this Week: 130

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

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

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Mar 17

    The Vexatious Litigant

    The Vexatious Litigant
    If you have a compulsion to go to court for no apparent reason it can get you into hot water.  Section 391 of California’s Code of Civil Procedure says a vexatious litigant is “a person who has, while acting [as his or her…
  • Mar 11

    Please Enjoy Our New Website

    Please Enjoy Our New Website
    Welcome to the new hardinglaw.com website! Here is the backstory: Roughly five years ago Harding & Associates Family Law launched an updated website. It was innovative for its time, and immediately garnered national attention for its…
  • Jan 29

    Celebrity Divorce New

    Celebrity Divorce New
    It has been some time since we brought you a post under our most popular topic: Celebrity Divorce. There has been so much family law action in Hollywood lately that we just could not wait any longer. Patrick (“McDreamie”) Dempsey,…
Rank this Week: 114

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: 138

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: 110

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Mar 27

    Past and future

    Past and future
    This week I looked back to the problems of the past and forward to the challenges of the future for the family justice system in my posts on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog, which included the following:The internet…
  • Mar 25

    Supreme Court judgment in In the matter of S (A Child)

    Supreme Court judgment in In the matter of S (A Child)
    The full judgment can be found here and a press summary here.
  • Mar 24

    Open Daze

    Open Daze
    Family courts should have annual open days for children - Law Society Gazette, 23rd March 2015
Rank this Week: 183

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Covers South Carolina divorce, custody and family law issues. By Gregory S. Forman.

http://www.gregoryforman.com
  • Mar 28

    How do you depublish an opinion?

    How do you depublish an opinion?
    Twice in the past 1 ½ months the South Carolina Supreme Court has ordered that a published South Carolina Court of Appeals opinion be depublished. First, on February 20, 2015, it denied certiorari in State v. Mimms, 410 S.C. 32, 763…
  • Mar 24

    Visitation schedules for firefighters (or anyone who works 24-hours on/48-hours off)

    Visitation schedules for firefighters (or anyone who works 24-hours on/48-hours off)
    One can always tell when an attorney has failed to really focus on his or her client when a parent who works a 24-hours on/48-hours off work schedule ends up with an every-other-weekend visitation schedule. Such visitation schedules doom such…
  • Mar 23

    The drawback of preventing non-parties from attending mediation

    The drawback of preventing non-parties from attending mediation
    ADR Rule 5(d) states that “ADR [Alternative Dispute Resolution] conferences are private. Other persons may attend only with the permission of the parties, their attorneys and the mediator.” In family court mediations, parties will…
Rank this Week: 698

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Mar 27

    The hunt for the perfect suitcase, Chapter 3…

    The hunt for the perfect suitcase, Chapter 3…
    This is a product review, arising from my never ending quest for the perfect suitcase*. Whilst there is talk of e-bundles, and much berating of us for exceeding the 350 page bundle limit, in my day to day travels to and from court this…
  • Mar 27

    Panorama on Legal Aid

    Panorama on Legal Aid
    A BBC Panorama programme investigating the Government’s decision to cut its legal aid budget is being shown on Monday March 30th at the earlier time of 7-30pm on BBC1 You can find out more on this…
  • Mar 26

    Statistical Release – exceptional legal aid

    Statistical Release – exceptional legal aid
    New stats are out for Legal Aid and Family Courts here. For the period Oct – Dec 2014 the proportion of s10 exceptional legal aid applications that were granted is much improved, and is now at approximately 25% (previously under 4% for…
Rank this Week: 634

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Mar 27

    CAN GRANDPA BECOME PA? THE EVOLVING PENNSYLVANIA FAMILY

    CAN GRANDPA BECOME PA? THE EVOLVING PENNSYLVANIA FAMILY
    The recent Superior Court decision In re Adoption of M.R.D. and T.M.D. offers a new challenge in the context of who can be an adoptive parent.  While in her early 20s a young woman ventured to South Dakota to teach school.  She met…
  • Mar 20

    WHO’S KID ARE YOU ANYWAY; DEDUCTIONS/HEADS OF HOUSEHOLD/DAY CARE & CHILD CREDITS

    WHO’S KID ARE YOU ANYWAY; DEDUCTIONS/HEADS OF HOUSEHOLD/DAY CARE & CHILD CREDITS
    Yes, it is tax time once again and the struggles over who got Christmas morning in December now give way to “who gets the deductions and credits” associated with the minor child.  Here is the primer which is offered subject…
  • Mar 12

    THE PERIL OF THE OFFICE SERVER

    THE PERIL OF THE OFFICE SERVER
    We learned this week that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may have used personal email accounts to transact State Department business.  Chances are you may have read the article and quickly turned back to your office computer…
Rank this Week: 667

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Mar 27

    Staying Healthy During Your Divorce

    Staying Healthy During Your Divorce
    Whether you've have been married for 15 years or 3, divorce can be hazardous to your health, even when it's for the "best." Divorce is often accompanied by a great deal of stress and grief, which can be compared to going through a physical…
  • Mar 26

    Can Divorce be Better for Kids?

    Can Divorce be Better for Kids?
    There's plenty of research showing that divorce can be difficult on children. If you are considering divorce, you may be worried that your children will suffer long-term consequences. However, your children's future may not be so bleak. Just…
  • Mar 25

    Why Divorcing Couples Bring in a Financial Planner

    Why Divorcing Couples Bring in a Financial Planner
    Not all divorces involve significant marital assets, however, when a couple does have any measurable assets, it can be very beneficial to enlist the help of a financial planner. All divorces involve financial decisions, this is especially…
Rank this Week: 296

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/
  • Mar 27

    Cyber-bullying | Monica Lewinsky Speaks Out

    Cyber-bullying | Monica Lewinsky Speaks Out
    "Public shaming as a blood sport has to stop," says Monica Lewinsky. In 1998, she said, “I was Patient Zero of losing a personal reputation on a global scale almost instantaneously.” Today, the kind of online public shaming she…
  • Mar 24

    Michigan Adopts Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act

    Michigan Adopts Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act
    Michigan's Legislature has enacted the Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act (UCAPA), MCL 722.1521 et seq. The Act, which became effective on January 12, 2015, provides family courts with the authority to take measures to prevent child…
  • Mar 23

    Shaken Baby Syndrome | New Science Investigation Cast Doubts on Diagnosi

    Shaken Baby Syndrome | New Science Investigation Cast Doubts on Diagnosi
    Important research has been done and is continuing to be conducted on the issue of Shaken Baby Syndrome. Some researchers are questioning whether courts and law enforcement are getting it right.
Rank this Week: 510

Family Law Matters Blog

Family Law Matters Blog

Covers New York family law. By Deborah Hope Wayne.

http://www.familylawmatters-blog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Divorce and Estate Planning: Should Your Will and other Planning Documents be Changed after a Divorce?

    Divorce and Estate Planning: Should Your Will and other Planning Documents be Changed after a Divorce?
    After the divorce process is complete, a person can embark on a fresh start. As people recalibrate their new lives, they sometimes forget to tie up other loose ends that may have connections with the dissolved marriage. Estate planning is an…
  • Mar 5

    I've Decided I Want a Prenup - Now What?

    I've Decided I Want a Prenup - Now What?
    As I reviewed some of my previous blogs, I realized my next piece would be an important one because it is my 50th blog post! A while back, I set out to write and post quality pieces on different topics and issues within family law. Looking…
  • Feb 21

    Prenups 101: Back to Basics!

    Prenups 101: Back to Basics!
    After working on a variety prenups for all different types of clients over the years, I've realized that no matter the situation, everyone can benefit from some basic information on prenuptial agreements. I wanted to provide answers to some…
Rank this Week: 690

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

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

    There’s a Sucker Born Every Minute

    There’s a Sucker Born Every Minute
    PT Barnum of circus fame is credited with saying “There’s a sucker born every minute”, and that’s just what hucksters and fraud artists count on. Here’s the email I received today… “I hope you get…
  • Mar 23

    Internet Trolls: Be Careful Who You Diss Online…

    Internet Trolls: Be Careful Who You Diss Online…
    Colorado Springs attorney Timothy Bussey was incensed when he read a comment on his Google Map page declaring him a “scumbag” and accusing him of paying for positive internet reviews of his legal skills. The anonymous source,…
  • Mar 21

    The Misery of Hoarding

    The Misery of Hoarding
    He shuffled into my law office for his 10 am appointment, his shoulders were hunched over and he looked completely defeated. I asked what brought him in to see me and he quietly removed some photographs from a yellow envelope and set them up…
Rank this Week: 542

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/
  • Mar 26

    Keeping Inherited Money Separate

    Keeping Inherited Money Separate
    Most parents want to ensure their children have every advantage and opportunity they can afford to provide to ensure they are successful and happy. Many parents also want to leave a financial legacy for their children after they pass away in…
  • Mar 25

    Can I be Forced to Testify as a Witness?

    Can I be Forced to Testify as a Witness?
    Here at the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford, we do our best to settle family law disputes in an amicable fashion. If the circumstances permit, we work with the parties (and opposing counsel) to help the parties reach a settlement agreement…
  • Mar 24

    "Your Cheating Hart"

    "Your Cheating Hart"
    Actor and comedian, Kevin Hart, whose new movie Get Hard co-starring Will Farrell set to release on March 27th, is on top of the world. It also appears that the feud between Kevin's first Wife and mother of his two children, Torrei Hart, and…
Rank this Week: 412

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Mar 22

    Marital Agreements: Balancing The Literal With The Absurd

    Marital Agreements: Balancing The Literal With The Absurd
    At the point the literal construction of a contract leads to an absurd result, the actual words should yield to logic and the mutual understanding of the parties. The First Department held otherwise in its March 19, 2015 decision in…
  • Mar 15

    Increasing Child Support On Appeal: Awards On Income Over The Cap

    Increasing Child Support On Appeal: Awards On Income Over The Cap
    The Third Department gave us insight into its analysis of child support awards in two recent decisions in which it increased those awards. What to do when the parents’ combined income exceeds the Child Support Standards Act (C.S.S.A.)…
  • Mar 1

    Temporary Maintenance Award Increased From $96 to Presumptively Correct $784.62 Per Week

    Temporary Maintenance Award Increased From $96 to Presumptively Correct $784.62 Per Week
    In its February 18, 2015 decision in Dunleavy v. Dunleavy, the Second Department modified the order of Suffolk County Supreme Court Justice Carol Mackenzie by increasing the wife’s temporary maintenance award from $75 to $784.62…
Rank this Week: 577

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/
  • Mar 3

    Texas Divorce Statistics January 2015

    Texas Divorce Statistics January 2015
    This from the Office of Court Administration, divorce filings in Texas account for 89% of all cases filed in the District Courts. In the fiscal year 2014, there were 111,409 divorces filed in Texas district courts out of a total of 125,588.…
  • Feb 23

    Same Sex Marriage in Texas… Yes, Then No

    Same Sex Marriage in Texas… Yes, Then No
    Last week was a crazy time in Texas for proponents of same sex marriage.  Here’s a timeline of the events that occurred last week: On Tuesday morning, a probate judge in Travis County declared the Texas definition of marriage…
  • Feb 21

    Michelle O’Neil authority on Texas’ same sex marriage ruling

    Michelle O’Neil authority on Texas’ same sex marriage ruling
    I participated in several media interviews pertaining to the events between Tuesday Feburary 17 and Thursday February 19, 2015 on Texas first legal same sex marriage between a lesbian couple in Travis County, Texas. Here are the links to my…
Rank this Week: 442

Rochester Family Lawyer Blog

Rochester Family Lawyer Blog

Covers child support, domestic relations, and family law in New York. By Alexander Korotkin.

http://rochesterfamilylawyer.korotkinlaw.com
  • Mar 1

    Enforceability of Prenuptial Agreement

    Enforceability of Prenuptial Agreement
    Prenuptial agreements can be used to resolve issues related to spousal maintenance, equitable distribution, and other issues that may come up in the event the parties decide to divorce. While I have previously written about different issues…
  • Feb 8

    Constructive Emancipation and the Child’s Conduct

    Constructive Emancipation and the Child’s Conduct
    I have previously written about constructive emancipation issue and also addresses some of the applicable law in another post.  Generally, a child can become emancipated through his actions when the child either refuses to have…
  • Jan 18

    Duration of Residency in New York as Prerequisite to Divorce Action

    Duration of Residency in New York as Prerequisite to Divorce Action
    In order to have a valid divorce action in New York, certain residential requirements have to be satisfied. Domestic Relations Law §230 requires that: 1. You and your spouse were married in New York, and either of you is a resident of…
Rank this Week: 680

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber,…

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber, PLLC

Covers bankruptcy, family law, foreclosure, and real estate law in New York.

http://vaughnweberlaw.com
  • Feb 21

    The Law Firm of Vaughn & Weber, PLLC.

    The Law Firm of Vaughn & Weber, PLLC.
    Call 516-858-2620 for immediate legal assistance! The post The Law Firm of Vaughn & Weber, PLLC. appeared first on The Law Firm of VAUGHN & WEBER, PLLC.
  • Jan 10

    Repurchase your foreclosed home

    Repurchase your foreclosed home
    Repurchase your foreclosed home at today’s value! Previously, foreclosed homeowners who wanted to repurchase their home were required to pay the entire amount owed on the mortgage.  This requirement also applied to anyone buying…
  • Dec 30

    Municipal Liability for Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Case

    Municipal Liability for Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Case
    An interesting decision came down in September of 2014 involving municipal liability claims.  In Granada v City of White Plains, 2014 NY Slip Op 06053, the Second Department ruled that a municipality is not immune from claims involving…
Rank this Week: 455

Virginia Family Law

Virginia Family Law

Covers Virginia family law issues. By Jason A. Weis.

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

    Relationship Advice From Divorce Lawyer

    Relationship Advice From Divorce Lawyer
    Relationship Advice From Divorce Lawyers Recently, Emma Johnson of Forbes Magazine had the rather novel idea of […] The post Relationship Advice From Divorce Lawyers appeared first on Virginia Family Law.
  • Feb 2

    Valuing a Business and Finding Hidden Money During a Virginia Divorce

    Valuing a Business and Finding Hidden Money During a Virginia Divorce
    Valuing a Business and Finding Hidden Money During a Virginia Divorce Charles Rains is the Founder of […] The post Valuing a Business and Finding Hidden Money During a Virginia Divorce appeared first on Virginia Family Law.
  • Jan 9

    Virginia Family Law: Who Gets Divorced?

    Virginia Family Law: Who Gets Divorced?
    Can Money Save My Marriage? We know it can’t buy you love.  The Beatles taught us that.  (It […] The post Virginia Family Law: Who Gets Divorced? appeared first on Virginia Family Law.
Rank this Week: 517

The Dallas Divorce Blog

The Dallas Divorce Blog

Unravels the tangled world of Divorce and Family Law in Texas. By Chris Schmiedeke.

http://chrislawyerblog.com
  • Feb 9

    February 2015 and the Texas Standard Possession Order

    February 2015 and the Texas Standard Possession Order
    I hope everyone is having a happy New Year!  We are almost to February, so let’s see what we have on tap for standard visitation this month under the Texas standard possession order. For practice, let’s all pull out our…
  • Jan 20

    January 2015 and the Standard Possession Order in Texa

    January 2015 and the Standard Possession Order in Texa
    Happy New Year!  Let’s see when you get to celebrate with your kids In January of the New Year. Your standard weekend possession periods this month will depend a bit on when the kids go back to school after the winter holiday.…
  • Dec 19

    Divorce Mediation and Pro Se Partie

    Divorce Mediation and Pro Se Partie
    Many people choose to represent themselves in their divorces to save on attorney’s fees  and court costs. They are called pro se litigants; pro se means – representing yourself. This choice is becoming…
Rank this Week: 564

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

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

http://www.massachusettsdivorcelawmonitor.com/
  • Feb 3

    3 Cases That Significantly Impact Alimony Law

    3 Cases That Significantly Impact Alimony Law
    Hi there, As promised, here is an in-depth explanation of the new decisions from the Supreme Judicial Court (“SJC”) on the Alimony Reform Act, by my talented and knowledgeable partner, Robin Lynch Nardone. Best, Nancy On January…
  • Jan 30

    Breaking News on Alimony Law!

    Breaking News on Alimony Law!
    Hi there, The Supreme Judicial Court has just rendered its decision on the modification of judgements on alimony for cases that predate the Alimony Reform Act. Decisions on three cases, Chin v. Merriot (SJC 11715), Rodman v. Rodman (SJC…
  • Dec 23

    Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday

    Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday
    Hi there, As Hanukkah draws to a close and Christmas begins, may you and your families have a wonderful and healthy holiday season. See you in 2015! Best, Nancy  
Rank this Week: 570

Minnesota Divorce Blog

Minnesota Divorce Blog

Covers divorce, alimony, and child support issues. By Mankato Family Law.

http://mankatofamilylaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 21

    Divorce vs. Legal Separation In Minnesota

    Divorce vs. Legal Separation In Minnesota
    UPDATE: 1-21-2015 This is such a common question I thought I would start out the blog by answering it!  My standard quip is as a divorce lawyer I love legal separations because we get to do the same case twice (and charge accordingly!).…
  • Jan 20

    Taxes and Divorce

    Taxes and Divorce
    Taxes and Divorce in Minnesota: a Few Common Questions & Answers One of failings that us divorce lawyers have is that we usually focus on family law instead of on tax law.  In fact, many divorce lawyers actually put a bold…
  • Jan 9

    Effects of Divorce On Children

    Effects of Divorce On Children
    The Parents Get A Divorce, the Kids Get…?? Effects of divorce on children If you’re one of the approximately 10 percent of Minnesotans who have been divorced at some point, you know, from personal experience, what the effects of…
Rank this Week: 553

Divorce and Family Law in Tarrant…

Divorce and Family Law in Tarrant County, Texas

Discusses family law and divorce issues. By Dick Price.

http://dick-price.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 1

    New Year. New Start.

    New Year. New Start.
    With a new year upon us, you may be deciding to take charge of your life.  You may be in a marriage that you know is going nowhere and which is slowly draining you of your energy and happiness.Even with that realization, change can be…
  • Dec 1

    Having Happy Holidays!

    Having Happy Holidays!
    December can be one of the best times of the year or one of the worst. With the holiday season comes  opportunities for families to get together and spend extra time together.  When families are split up, the time has to be divided.…
  • Sep 1

    Who Do You Want to Decide Your Future?

    Who Do You Want to Decide Your Future?
    Here's a simple rule for divorces:  Despite what some people think, divorces are not simple or clear cut, unless there are literally no kids and no assets.  That eliminates cases where there kids, but you think you can agree on…
Rank this Week: 327

New York Divorce Report

New York Divorce Report

Covers child custody, child support, divorce, equitable distribution, marriage, spousal maintenance, and visitation. By Daniel E. Clement.

http://divorce.clementlaw.com/
  • Dec 4

    What Are The Odds That I Will Get Divorced: Are the Divorce Rates Down?

    What Are The Odds That I Will Get Divorced: Are the Divorce Rates Down?
    According to a report in the New York Times, divorce lawyers, like me, may be soon looking for new careers. The divorce rate, which had been as high as fifty percent is reportedly decreasing. According to a study: About 70 percent of…
  • Nov 17

    Dog Divorce Tug of Wars: Preventable By a Pup-Nup

    Dog Divorce Tug of Wars: Preventable By a Pup-Nup
    With growing frequency, couples are fighting for custody of their cats and dogs when they divorce. Like all litigated matters, a pet custody case can be expensive and contentious. Recent New York courts have ruled that pet custody divorce…
  • Nov 5

    Service by Social Networking: Can You Be Served Through Facebook?

    Service by Social Networking: Can You Be Served Through Facebook?
    The next time you check into Facebook, you may get more than a “Like” from one of your friends, you could be served with legal papers. Recently, a New York judge authorized service of legal papers through Facebook in a family law…
Rank this Week: 539

Massachusetts Divorce & Family…

Massachusetts Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers current issues in Massachusetts divorce and family law. By Steven Ballard.

http://massachusettsfamilylaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 376

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

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

http://arnoldwadsworth.com/blog/
  • May 13

    The Mad Hatter Rules of Civil Procedure

    The Mad Hatter Rules of Civil Procedure
    Matt Wadsworth of Arnold & Wadsworth was recently published in the peer review magazine of Attorneys at Law, a publication serving the entire state of Utah on a myriad of subjects. The article discusses a few of the civil procedure…
  • May 13

    Arnold & Wadsworth verse Cragun Law Firm

    Arnold & Wadsworth verse Cragun Law Firm
    Last week, Jarom Bishop of Cragun Law Firm P.C., lost to partner, Matt Wadsworth, at a evidentiary hearing on a temporary restraining order. The case, Gusstaveson v. Gustaveson, held before Judge Dawson of the 2nd District Court in Bountiful…
  • May 13

    Advice for Dads When Fighting for Child Custody

    Advice for Dads When Fighting for Child Custody
    If you’re a father looking to obtain joint or sole custody of your child or children, you are likely in need of some high-quality counsel—this can be an extremely stressful time, to say the least. When it comes to child custody…
Rank this Week: 344

Atlanta Divorce Lawyers Blog

Atlanta Divorce Lawyers Blog

By Diane Cherry.

http://atlantadivorcelawyer.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 713

Georgia Family Law Blog

Georgia Family Law Blog

Covers family law Issues in Georgia, including divorce, alimony, and child support. By Stephen M. Worrall.

http://www.gafamilylawblog.com/
  • Nov 18

    We're Moving!

    We're Moving!
    I am consolidating the content of all of our blogs at our Georgia Family Law website. Please join us there for new posts and to find all of our old posts.
  • Jul 27

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?
    As a Cobb County divorce attorney, many clients ask me what the Social Security consequences would be if they were divorced. Many questions need to be answered.          Experts at AARP and the Social Security Administration provide this…
  • Jul 27

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?
    As a Cobb County divorce attorney, many clients ask me what the Social Security consequences would be if they were divorced. Many questions need to be answered.          Experts at AARP and the Social Security Administration provide…
Rank this Week: 447

Arnold & Wadsworth's Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth's Blog

Covers Utah family and divorce law.

http://theutahdivorceattorneys.com/
  • Oct 5

    Mortgages and Divorce | Salt Lake City Utah

    Mortgages and Divorce | Salt Lake City Utah
    The Family Law Lawyers at Arnold & Wadsworth are here to help you protect your legal rights in your divorce. Our divorce attorneys in Salt Lake City offer a free consultation in order to assess your case and educate you on the issues you…
  • Aug 8

    Divorce Attorney in Salt Lake City | Arnold & Wadsworth

    Divorce Attorney in Salt Lake City | Arnold & Wadsworth
    The Divorce Attorneys at Arnold & Wadsworth offer a free consultation at either of our Utah offices whether in Salt Lake City or Ogden. This will allow you to ask one of our experienced divorce lawyers questions about your case. Most…
  • Jun 23

    Divorce Attorneys in Salt Lake City Utah | Arnold & Wadsworth

    Divorce Attorneys in Salt Lake City Utah | Arnold & Wadsworth
    The divorce lawyers at Arnold & Wadsworth understand the law and divorce in Utah. Our lawyers know that a divorce can be an emotionally and financially trying time for both spouses no matter the circumstances. It can also be looked at as…
Rank this Week: 304

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: 485

Connecticut Lesbian and Gay Law

Connecticut Lesbian and Gay Law

Covers gay marriage, civil unions, and step-parent and co-parent adoptions. By Irene C. Olszewski.

http://ctlgbtlaw.wordpress.com
  • Jan 24

    Colorado Civil Unions Bill Passes Senate

    Colorado Civil Unions Bill Passes Senate
    Yesterday,  a Colorado Senate committee voted 3-2 to pass Senate Bill 11, which would legalize civil unions for same-sex couples in that state.  The bill was opposed by Republicans in that vote.  The bill will now be heard by…
  • Jan 24

    Colorado Civil Unions Bill Passes Senate

    Colorado Civil Unions Bill Passes Senate
    Yesterday,  a Colorado Senate committee voted 3-2 to pass Senate Bill 11, which would legalize civil unions for same-sex couples in that state.  The bill was opposed by Republicans in that vote.  The bill will now be heard by…
  • Jan 23

    Connecticut Legislature Confirms First Openly Gay Supreme Court Justice

    Connecticut Legislature Confirms First Openly Gay Supreme Court Justice
    Earlier today, the Connecticut General Assembly confirmed Andrew J. McDonald, a Democratic state senator, as the first openly gay justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court. The Senate voted 30-3 to confirm McDonald while the House voted…
Rank this Week: 650

Representing Victims of Domestic…

Representing Victims of Domestic Violence: An Attorney's Perspective

Attempt to capture the thoughts and experiences of an attorney with almost no experience in this area of law, representing victims of domestic violence By the Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

http://legalresourcenetwork.org/wordpress/
  • Sep 6

    Lower Court Improperly Canceled Husband’s Maintenance and Support Arrear

    Lower Court Improperly Canceled Husband’s Maintenance and Support Arrear
    LiGreci v LiGreci 2011 NY Slip Op 06371 Decided on August 30, 2011 Appellate Division, Second Department  Wife appealed from the decison of the supreme court to terminate husband’s child support and maintenance obligations and cancel all…
  • Aug 19

    Father Neglects Child By Abusing Mother

    Father Neglects Child By Abusing Mother
    Matter of Ajay Sumert D. v Vijay Anand D. 2011 NY Slip Op 06264 Decided on August 16, 2011 Appellate Division, Second Department After a hearing in a child protective proceeding, the family court found that father had neglected the child,…
  • Aug 19

    Insurance Broker Turned Convict Gets Equitable Distribution, Pays Child Support

    Insurance Broker Turned Convict Gets Equitable Distribution, Pays Child Support
    Cabral v Cabral 2011 NY Slip Op 06242 Decided on August 16, 2011 Appellate Division, Second Department
Rank this Week: 448

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8…

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8 and the Right to Marry

Articles and comments by attorneys and legal scholars, and related legal news. From Michael Ginsborg.

http://prop8legalcommentary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 28

    Farewell

    Farewell
    In May, I decided that I would need a hiatus to prepare an article on a subject unrelated to this site. I have just completed my forthcoming article for law librarians, "Ending Our Conflicts of Interest to Protect Consumers of Legal…
  • May 22

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging
    I regret that, for at least several weeks, I will lack time to update this site on a regular basis. I face two challenges. First, I expect to publish an article on a subject I have been thinking about for 20 years.
  • May 15

    Legal news this month

    Legal news this month
    Domestic partnership
Rank this Week: 630

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: 551

Texas Family Law Blog

Texas Family Law Blog

An exploration of family law In Texas. By Sean Y. Palmer.

http://texasfamilylawblog.wordpress.com
  • May 13

    Texas Frozen Embryo Case of Roman v. Roman Finally Over

    Texas Frozen Embryo Case of Roman v. Roman Finally Over
    On thing can be said for Augusta Roman, she certainly fought her legal case until the bitter end.   In a Harris County, Texas divorce, she wanted to be awarded frozen embryos she had created with her husband when they were still…
  • May 13

    Texas Frozen Embryo Case of Roman v. Roman Finally Over

    Texas Frozen Embryo Case of Roman v. Roman Finally Over
    On thing can be said for Augusta Roman, she certainly fought her legal case until the bitter end.   In a Harris County, Texas divorce, she wanted to be awarded frozen embryos she had created with her husband when they…
  • May 8

    Custody of Your Pet in a Divorce

    Custody of Your Pet in a Divorce
    Many couples, because of age or by choice do not have children- at least the two legged type.  For many couples, their beloved pets are considered their “children”.  This is why when divorce comes along, parties can feel just as much…
Rank this Week: 435

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
  • Mar 27

    JUDGES’ ON-LINE JURY TRIAL BENCH BOOK (15-06)

    JUDGES’ ON-LINE JURY TRIAL BENCH BOOK (15-06)
    PROFESSOR STEPHEN SIMON: University of Minnesota Law Professor Steve Simon is one of Minnesota judiciary’s most iconic figures. Virtually every Minnesota district court judge has at some point in their judicial career graduated…
  • Mar 11

    Transgender Name Change Petitions: Changing Gender on a Birth Certificate (15-05)

    Transgender Name Change Petitions: Changing Gender on a Birth Certificate (15-05)
    Name Change v. Gender Change: Presiding over a name change petition for an adult is a common occurrence for most judges. As long as certain legal and procedural requirements are met, approving the petition is usually simple and…
  • Feb 28

    Spousal Maintenance & “Karon Waivers”: The #1 Rule That Every Judge (and attorney) Should Know (15-04)

    Spousal Maintenance & “Karon Waivers”: The #1 Rule That Every Judge (and attorney) Should Know (15-04)
     KARON WAIVERS: The vast majority of divorces are resolved by agreement of the parties. With regard to spousal maintenance, many agreements include what are commonly referred to as “Karon waivers.” Karon waivers are prepared…
Rank this Week: 1839

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/
  • Mar 27

    Court Discusses Reasonable Doubt Regarding Evidence

    Court Discusses Reasonable Doubt Regarding Evidence
    A New York Family Lawyer said the defendant, Ms. G, a landlord and owner, is charged with various violations of the Incorporated Village of Westbury Building Code at 463 Franklin Street, Westbury, New York on January 31, 2007. The Facts...
  • Mar 25

    Court Decides Custody in Light of Sexual Abuse Allegation

    Court Decides Custody in Light of Sexual Abuse Allegation
    A New York Family Lawyer said following an 11-day hearing, Family Court, by order entered September 15, 2005, awarded respondent wife sole legal and physical custody of the parties' minor child, D (born in 2000), and established a visitation…
  • Mar 24

    Court Discusses Application of Mental Hygiene Law

    Court Discusses Application of Mental Hygiene Law
    A New York Family Lawyer said that, in 1971, a mildly retarded individual was admitted to the Wassaic Developmental Center, a State institution for the mentally retarded. At the time of her admission, she was 16 years of age, and...
Rank this Week: 1316

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Plaintiffs oppose the instant motion

    Plaintiffs oppose the instant motion
    A Bronx Estate Litigation Lawyer said that, defendant moves seeking an Order granting him summary judgment over and against plaintiffs. Defendant avers that to the extent that plaintiffs did not sustain serious injuries, as defined by the…
  • Mar 26

    XX Bronx Park South, Bronx

    XX Bronx Park South, Bronx
    This is a personal injury action in which plaintiff alleges that he slipped and fell on the front steps of his apartment building, which is designated as XX Bronx Park South, Bronx, New York (the "building"). The building is owned and…
  • Mar 24

    According to the officer, the steps were more than just wet, there being a build-up of snow.

    According to the officer, the steps were more than just wet, there being a build-up of snow.
    This action involves a claim for damages arising out of personal injury suffered by plaintiff Mrs. DB as a result of the alleged negligence of defendant Manhattan and Bronx Surface Transit Operating Authority (MABSTOA). At approximately 9:00…
Rank this Week: 1158

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle through Divorce

    Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle through Divorce
    During a divorce there are lots of things on your mind. Everyday life becomes a challenge and the things that came to you naturally before your divorce require a conscious effort now. You hold yourself together at work and change the subject…
  • Mar 20

    What Really Causes Divorce?

    What Really Causes Divorce?
    There is a lot of media attention around Eva Mendes right now for her comments in an interview with Extra regarding sweatpants and their toxicity to marriages: "No, no, no, no! You can't do sweatpants. No," she said. "Ladies, No. 1 cause of…
  • Mar 13

    You've Decided to File for Divorce. Now What?

    You've Decided to File for Divorce. Now What?
    The Technical Part For whatever reason, you've decided to file for divorce. There are several things you need to do before you file for a divorce. 1. Call an attorney. This part doesn't have to be stressful - search engines like Google have…
Rank this Week: 3495

Divorce Law Journal

Divorce Law Journal

Covers adoptions, business valuation, collaborative family law, debt division, grandparent visitation, maintenance, relocation and same sex issues. By Diana L. Skaggs.

http://louisvilledivorce.typepad.com/info/
Rank this Week: 2573

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/
  • Mar 27

    Child Support and Your Credit Score

    Child Support and Your Credit Score
    In order to ensure children receive support from both parents, New Jersey employs a number of enforcement mechanisms. These include, but are not limited to: Income withholding Credit reporting Interception of lottery winnings Tax fund offset…
  • Mar 20

    To Divorce or Not to Divorce – Is That the Question?

    To Divorce or Not to Divorce – Is That the Question?
    One of the more difficult decisions that face many of us in our lifetimes is the decision to stay married or to divorce.  Sometimes the decision as to whether to end a marriage is not left to us; our partner may choose to end the…
  • Mar 18

    Final Restraining Orders – When Final Does Not Equate to Permanent

    Final Restraining Orders – When Final Does Not Equate to Permanent
    My colleagues and I have previously written on the topic of Domestic Violence, Temporary Restraining Orders (TRO), and Final Rrestraining Orders (FRO).  Specifically, I have previously written on the subject matter of contempt…
Rank this Week: 1675

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/
  • Mar 27

    Divorce Mediation: What You Should Expect From Your Ex-Spouse

    Divorce Mediation: What You Should Expect From Your Ex-Spouse
    Divorce is one of the hardest times for a person, with emotional traumas and mental setbacks being one of the few things that are usually encountered by spouses going through a divorce. Ending a relation that was started with the aim of it…
  • Mar 25

    A Sneak Peak At California Divorce Law: What You Should Know!

    A Sneak Peak At California Divorce Law: What You Should Know!
    Divorce in California can be one of the easiest and one of the hardest processes within the family law jurisdiction.  Here are some answers to the most commonly asked questions with regards to California divorce law, so that you are able…
  • Mar 23

    Don’t Let Your Divorce Take A Toll On You!

    Don’t Let Your Divorce Take A Toll On You!
    When marriages start to turn sour with a lack of love and trust, people start to feel trapped and suffocated. In such cases, people yearn to be free – free from the stress, the constant fighting, and the endless arguments. They want a…
Rank this Week: 2033