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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: 39

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 30

    Biggest Divorce Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

    Biggest Divorce Mistakes & How to Avoid Them
    You're vulnerable during a divorce and the stakes are high. From determining child custody, to dividing assets, you have a lot on the line and you don't want to make a mistake that you'll regret. Here are some of the biggest mistakes people…
  • Jul 29

    Divorcing? Don't Lose Your Financial Footing!

    Divorcing? Don't Lose Your Financial Footing!
    When you get a divorce, it changes virtually every aspect of your life, especially your finances. The truth is that the financial decisions you make during this vulnerable time can have long-lasting consequences. These tips can help you end…
  • Jul 28

    Why You May Want a Puppy Prenup

    Why You May Want a Puppy Prenup
    Dogs have been "man's best friend" for a long time, but in the last 20 years society has made it easier to bring our pets everywhere. With pet friendly hotels, restaurants and outdoor shopping malls, society acknowledges that pets are family.…
Rank this Week: 64

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers North Carolina divorce, child custody and child support issues. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottedivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 73

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Jul 30

    Christian Schools Ask Supreme Court to Strike Down Obamacare Abortion Mandate

    Christian Schools Ask Supreme Court to Strike Down Obamacare Abortion Mandate
    From The Washington Examiner: A group of Christian schools wants the Supreme Court to strike down an Obamacare mandate that they provide health plans that enable access to abortion-inducing pills, the latest religious nonprofits to challenge…
  • Jul 29

    How Cohabitation Affects Alimony Payment

    How Cohabitation Affects Alimony Payment
    From The National Law Review: At the conclusion of many divorce proceedings, alimony is calculated by the court to be paid from the supporting spouse to the dependent spouse. The amount of alimony to be paid is calculated based on...
  • Jul 28

    Modification to Alimony Due to Retirement

    Modification to Alimony Due to Retirement
    From The National Law Review: During the course of divorce proceedings, alimony from the supporting spouse to the dependent spouse is typically calculated based on a variety of factors. The income of the two spouses is a critical factor in...
Rank this Week: 119

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.sandiegodivorceattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    The Supreme Court Interrets "Living Separate and Apart" in Marriage of Davi

    The Supreme Court Interrets "Living Separate and Apart" in Marriage of Davi
    In Marriage of Davis, the Supreme Court of California was asked to decide the following question: can spouses truly be "living separate and apart" within the meaning of Family Code section 771(a) if they share the same residence? The Court,…
  • Jul 8

    Same-Sex Divorce

    Same-Sex Divorce
    In recent years, same-sex marriage has undergone a radical transformation in California and in the rest of the nation. The Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford is well aware of these important changes in the law. On June 16, 2008, the Supreme…
  • Jul 6

    There is Life After Divorce

    There is Life After Divorce
    There may have been a general consensus that the stress of a relationship ending and divorce are damaging to your health, but those effects do not have a long term impact. Researchers from the University College London institute of education,…
Rank this Week: 167

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

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

http://heleneltaylor.com/blog/
  • Jul 26

    Can state residency change the outcome in a divorce?

    Can state residency change the outcome in a divorce?
    Each state has unique residency requirements. If a person wants to file a lawsuit in a state family court, he/she must meet the residency requirements. To file a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage in California, a person must be a state…
  • Jul 4

    How to reach divorce settlements in mediation and collaborative divorce

    How to reach divorce settlements in mediation and collaborative divorce
    More people are choosing mediation or collaborative divorce. Both resolution processes enable people to negotiate agreements on their terms, without court intervention. Divorce mediation and collaborative divorce remove the unpredictability…
  • Apr 26

    California divorce consulting

    California divorce consulting
    The post California divorce consulting appeared first on Helene L Taylor, Esq.
Rank this Week: 132

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

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

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

    Major Decision on Date of Separation

    Major Decision on Date of Separation
    Until this week couples going through divorce could be considered separated even though they continued to live in the same home together.  No More… The California Supreme Court has issued its long awaited decision in the case of…
  • Jul 7

    What We Can Learn From Celebrity Divorce

    What We Can Learn From Celebrity Divorce
    You are not a big Hollywood star. You are not a famous athlete. You are not a high priced supermodel. If you end up getting divorced though, there is a lot to learn from the celebrity divorces that are in the news. Silvana D. Raso has a great…
  • Jun 26

    Supreme Court Says Everyone Can Marry

    Supreme Court Says Everyone Can Marry
    The issue of same sex marriage is now resolved in the United States. Marriage is marriage. Not traditional marriage, not man-woman marriage, not same sex marriage, not civil unions, etc., etc.   In a 5-4 opinion issued today Associate…
Rank this Week: 90

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: 97

Attorney O's Midnight Musings:…

Attorney O's Midnight Musings: Connecticut Law

Covers Connecticut divorce, criminal and probate law. By Irene C. Olszewski.

http://ireneolszewski.com/ctlawblog
  • Jan 24

    Why Lawyers Choose Specific Practice Area

    Why Lawyers Choose Specific Practice Area
    I receive numerous calls every day from people with legal issues who are looking for a lawyer to advise them and possibly represent them in court.  There’s nothing unusual about that.  This is a law office, after…
  • Jan 23

    3 Divorce Options in Connecticut

    3 Divorce Options in Connecticut
    If you are seeking divorce in the State of Connecticut, you have 3 options available to you:  litigation, collaborative divorce or mediation. These are the procedures by which your divorce will be filed with the Superior Court and…
  • Jan 21

    President Barack Obama’s 2013 Inaugural Addre

    President Barack Obama’s 2013 Inaugural Addre
    Barack Obama was sworn in today for his second term as President of the United States.  For those who missed his inaugural address, here’s the video. The full text follows. THE PRESIDENT:  Vice President Biden, Mr. Chief…
Rank this Week: 145

California Divorce and Family Law

California Divorce and Family Law

Covers celebrity marriages, child custody, child support, divorce, paternity, prenuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements, remarriage and taxes. By Jeffrey Lalloway.

http://oc-divorce.typepad.com/california_divorce_and_fa/
  • Aug 7

    The Best Thing to do After Divorce or Breakup: Yoga

    The Best Thing to do After Divorce or Breakup: Yoga
    Divorce, even at its most amicable, can cause an enormous amount of stress, anger, worry, confusion, and resentment. People often struggle to find ways to overcome the negative feelings that face them. However, in a recent study conducted by…
  • Aug 7

    'Gray Divorces' rising

    'Gray Divorces' rising
    More Baby Boomers couples in Fairfax County are calling it quits. A recent study by an area law firm shows residents older than 55 are divorcing at increasingly high rates. Calling the county "the divorce capital of Virginia," the Arlington…
  • Aug 6

    Stevie Wonder files for divorce

    Stevie Wonder files for divorce
    Stevie Wonder, 62, is ending his 11-year marriage to fashion designer Kai Millard Morris. According to a report at www.tmz.com, the Saginaw-born Wonder filed for divorce Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court using his legal name: Stevland…
Rank this Week: 99

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

Covers Florida real estate law, foreclosure defense, bankruptcy, estate planning and family law.

http://www.thorpelawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jul 30

    Colt Defense Bankruptcy

    Colt Defense Bankruptcy
    Colt Defense, LLC, a maker of firearms for 179 years has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy court in Wilmington, Delaware. Officials say they plan to financially restructure as to allow for an “accelerated…
  • Jul 15

    Supreme court rejects second lien stripping

    Supreme court rejects second lien stripping
    In an unanimous decision by the Supreme Court of the United States, a decision was passed down that prevents a debtor in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceeding from voiding a junior mortgage (or second mortgage) if the debt on a … Continue…
  • Jun 29

    The Fine Line Between Success and Bankruptcy

    The Fine Line Between Success and Bankruptcy
    The beginning of any new startup company is an optimistic time. After the fundraising, vision-creating, and product building, any founder or team member would hope that things would go smoothly from then on. However this is not always the…
Rank this Week: 342

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning, family law, and nonprofit law information for Lancaster County and Pennsylvania residents. From Russell, Krafft & Gruber.

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Share the Road: Cycling Laws in Pennsylvania

    Share the Road: Cycling Laws in Pennsylvania
    As an avid cyclist, Central Pennsylvania offers many great routes and opportunities to ride a bike, and summer is the prime time to get out and take advantage of the great weather. Although I enjoy hitting the trails in Mount Gretna every now…
  • Jul 24

    Legal Links – July 24, 2015

    Legal Links – July 24, 2015
    On Fridays, we compile and post Legal Links, a list of legal news, reported cases, community events and topics of interest to Lancaster residents and readers of the Lancaster Law Blog. 1.  Osprey is the New Eagle. In 2014, the bald…
  • Jul 23

    Website Terms of Service: Make the Fine Print Work for You

    Website Terms of Service: Make the Fine Print Work for You
    This is the fourth post in a series about Internet Law. You can find previous posts in the series here. There is no question that social media and the internet have revolutionized the way we live, work, and interact with one another. While…
Rank this Week: 299

CEB blog

CEB blog

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

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Jul 29

    Filing an Appeal? Follow 3 Steps to Drafting an Effective Statement of the Case

    Filing an Appeal? Follow 3 Steps to Drafting an Effective Statement of the Case
    The appellate court probably knows the relevant law but not the facts of your case, so it will look to your appellant’s brief to fill this void. If you don’t provide an adequate statement of the case in your brief, the court will…
  • Jul 27

    10 Tips for Workplace Investigation Interview

    10 Tips for Workplace Investigation Interview
    Given the employer’s duty to “take all reasonable steps” to prevent discrimination, harassment, and other unlawful practices (Govt C §12940(h)(5), (k); 29 CFR §1604.11(d)), employment lawyers can expect to…
  • Jul 24

    Be a Skeptic When a Potential Client Wants to Switch Counsel to You

    Be a Skeptic When a Potential Client Wants to Switch Counsel to You
    Sometimes you should view a new potential client with skepticism. If the matter has been handled by another attorney and is now being referred or brought to you, there may be a reason you won’t like. Before accepting a matter previously…
Rank this Week: 369

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.sandiegodivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    California Supreme Court Reviews Community Property Statute in Divorce Case

    California Supreme Court Reviews Community Property Statute in Divorce Case
    California law clearly provides that community property is to be divided between the spouses in divorce. Community property is further identified as assets and debts acquired during the length of the marriage, with some exceptions. But…
  • Jul 21

    California Court Upholds Prenuptial Agreement in Divorce Proceeding

    California Court Upholds Prenuptial Agreement in Divorce Proceeding
    The division of community property in divorce can be a tedious and contentious process. The parties must identify, characterize, and place a value on all assets that may be subject to division. To avoid this task, couples often choose to…
  • Jul 14

    Judge Sends Siblings to Juvenile Detention Center for Refusing to Have Lunch With Father

    Judge Sends Siblings to Juvenile Detention Center for Refusing to Have Lunch With Father
    A court-issued child custody order typically includes a determination of legal and physical custody, as well as the amount and type of visitation. Under California law, courts will endeavor to craft an arrangement that serves the best…
Rank this Week: 402

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    One Man's Story: Parental Alienation

    One Man's Story: Parental Alienation
    This is one person's account of their life as a child victim of parental alienation, and the more positive outcome that arose as an adult....
  • Jul 20

    Illinois Divorce: Parental Alienation Issue

    Illinois Divorce: Parental Alienation Issue
    From an interview with Dr. Amy Baker, PA expert: " I must admit I am a bit disappointed in the comments so far on the WDET website in response to my interview. I hate to see the conversation devolve into...
  • Jul 14

    Illinois Divorce: Parental Alienation

    Illinois Divorce: Parental Alienation
    The case involving the Michigan judge that placed three children in juvenile hall as a punishment and coercive measure has been roundly criticized for using contempt proceedings, in what even the judge agreed is a longstanding Parental…
Rank this Week: 405

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

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

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Jul 9

    10 Steps to Having a Healthy Blended Family

    10 Steps to Having a Healthy Blended Family
    Regardless of what you call it, a blended family has a unique set of challenges that you may not have experienced with your first family.  The good news is that with patience, understanding and time, you can create a positive, loving…
  • Jun 29

    Supreme Court Finds Fundamental Right to Same-Sex Marriage

    Supreme Court Finds Fundamental Right to Same-Sex Marriage
    On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court released Obergefell v. Hodges, a landmark decision requiring all states to allow same-sex couples to marry. The decision was released on the second anniversary of United States v. Windsor, which struck down…
  • May 26

    Couches, Lamps and Ashtray

    Couches, Lamps and Ashtray
    Most attorneys put off the resolution of personal property division to the end of the case. Unfortunately, waiting until the end of the case sometimes allows for the parties’ residual anger and resentment to be focused on what otherwise…
Rank this Week: 464

Missouri Divorce and Family Law…

Missouri Divorce and Family Law Blog

Covers alimony/maintenance, bankruptcy, child support, custody and visitation, divorce, paternity, property division and taxes. By Mark Wortman.

http://familylaw.mwortmanlaw.com/
  • May 23

    Conduct not to level of stalking to support protection order

    Conduct not to level of stalking to support protection order
    Recent Case:  Respondent’s conduct did not rise to the level of stalking to support an order of protection. Respondent appeals from the judgment of the trial court granting a full order of protection in favor of Petitioner. …
  • May 4

    Domestic Partnership does not constitute marriage for termination of spousal support (aka alimony)

    Domestic Partnership does not constitute marriage for termination of spousal support (aka alimony)
    Recent case: Missouri law states that remarriage terminates spousal support unless expressly agreed or ordered otherwise. Domestic partnership does not qualify for this purpose. Ex-Husband appeals the circuit court’s judgment denying…
  • Apr 27

    No spousal support (alimony) award that leaves paying spouse negative income

    No spousal support (alimony) award that leaves paying spouse negative income
    Recent Case: Trial Court error in awarding Wife spousal support amount that left Husband with negative budget, Court must also consider Wife’s ability to contribute Husband appeals from the trial Court’s judgment awarding $1,000…
Rank this Week: 325

904 Divorce

904 Divorce

Provides Jacksonville divorce information and resources. By Steven A. Leitman.

http://www.904divorce.com
  • Dec 3

    Avvo Rating

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  • Dec 8

    Parenting Coordination

    Parenting Coordination
    The Ins and Outs of Parenting Coordination For separated, divorcing, or divorced parents in Florida, it is normal to experience conflict when deciding matters concerning their children. In the past, most of these matters had to be discussed…
  • Sep 15

    Jacksonville Collaborative Divorce

    Jacksonville Collaborative Divorce
    What is a Collaborative Divorce? Through collaborative divorce, spouses enter into an acceptable agreement through their attorneys without having to go through an adversarial court trial and costly proceedings. This alternative method of…
Rank this Week: 489

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: 280

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: 177

Ohio Family Law Blog

Ohio Family Law Blog

Provides family law and divorce information for Ohio families. By Holzfaster, Cecil, McKnight & Mues.

http://www.hcmmlaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 306

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
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Rank this Week: 406

East Bay Divorce Lawyer Blog

East Bay Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kathleen K. Reeves & Associates.

http://www.eastbaydivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1259

The Parenting Lawyer

The Parenting Lawyer

Covers family law. By Lauren Johnson

http://www.theparentinglawyer.com/
  • Jul 30

    How To Build Healthy Boundaries And Teach Them To Your Kid

    How To Build Healthy Boundaries And Teach Them To Your Kid
    white vinyl fence by digidreamgrafix at freedigitalphotos.net I love boundaries. I love how they keep us safe, emotionally and physically. I love how we get to determine what our limits are as humans (and parents) and how our…
  • Jul 28

    3 Barriers to Reunification in CPS Cases That Parents Can Overcome

    3 Barriers to Reunification in CPS Cases That Parents Can Overcome
    hurdle courtesy of freedigitalphotos.net When I represent parents in CPS cases, the first thing I do is look at the family’s strengths and vulnerabilities. With my client as my partner, I strive to understand what has led the family…
  • Jul 22

    No, it is never okay to scream at someone else’s baby or child. How is this even a debate?

    No, it is never okay to scream at someone else’s baby or child. How is this even a debate?
    Frustrated woman courtesy of freedigitalphotos.net I just finished watching the video about the diner owner in Maine who responded to a two-year old’s cries in her restaurant by pounding her fists on the counter and screaming at the…
Rank this Week: 1031

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

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

http://www.massachusettsdivorcelawmonitor.com/
  • Jul 30

    Divorce Across State Line

    Divorce Across State Line
    Hi there, Lots of us live on or close to the Massachusetts/Rhode Island state border. We don’t even think about it as we cross back and forth. But when you’re involved in a divorce and one of you moves to the other state, this can…
  • Jul 23

    How Do I Appeal a Divorce Judgment?

    How Do I Appeal a Divorce Judgment?
    All too often after a divorce trial, one or both parties is unhappy with the decision reached by the trial judge. It could be about property division issues, custody and parenting, support or other matters within the Judgment. Not all hope is…
  • Jul 22

    Appeals: Not All Courts Are Created Equal

    Appeals: Not All Courts Are Created Equal
    Hi there, I hope you are all staying cool. It’s brutal out there today! The court system is hierarchical. Each court has authority to render judgments and decisions but until you hit the Supreme Judicial Court, those judgments can be…
Rank this Week: 4821

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    A New Jersey Alimony Decision; Hot Off The Presse

    A New Jersey Alimony Decision; Hot Off The Presse
    When New Jersey’s alimony laws changed in September of 2014 many people became fixated on the length of the marriage when discussing the term of alimony awarded. The new alimony statute suggests that permanent alimony or “open…
  • Jul 21

    When Getting Divorced, What Should I Expect During My Deposition?

    When Getting Divorced, What Should I Expect During My Deposition?
    A deposition is the testimony of a party or witness under oath. This is an essential aspect of discovery during a complicated divorce here in the State of New Jersey. Often a deposition is taken in an attorney’s office. At this time,…
  • Jul 1

    Divorce and Custody Agreements Have A Much Better Chance of Being Upheld When Both Sides Have Their Own Lawyer. A True Story.

    Divorce and Custody Agreements Have A Much Better Chance of Being Upheld When Both Sides Have Their Own Lawyer. A True Story.
    New Jersey Family Courts generally favor agreements between spouses and/or parents that resolve divorce issues and child custody matters.   In fact, my vast experience as a family law attorney dictates that settlements are almost…
Rank this Week: 3511

New Jersey Divorce Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Goldstein, Bachman & Newman, LLP.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyers-blog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Summer Break and Child Custody in New Jersey

    Summer Break and Child Custody in New Jersey
    My children are on summer break from school, and I would like to take them on vacation. May I do so? Due to work, summer camp, vacation, and other obligations, a child’s schedule can vary wildly during the summer. Since it is…
  • Jul 29

    Helpful Advice on Keeping Costs Down During a New Jersey Divorce

    Helpful Advice on Keeping Costs Down During a New Jersey Divorce
    How can I keep my divorce from bankrupting me? The choice to end a marriage typically has both an emotional and a financial impact on a former couple. Despite this, getting divorced doesn’t have to leave you both in the poor house.…
  • Jun 28

    The Use of Medical and Mental Health Records in a New Jersey Child Custody Case

    The Use of Medical and Mental Health Records in a New Jersey Child Custody Case
    I suffer from a mental illness and my spouse wants a divorce.  Can this hurt my chances for gaining custody of our children? In general, the best interests of the child are of paramount importance in a New Jersey child custody…
Rank this Week: 1856

International Family Law

International Family Law

Covers international divorce law, international child custody, international child abduction and international prenuptial agreements. By Jeremy Morley.

http://www.internationalfamilylawfirm.com/
  • Jul 30

    Testimonial

    Testimonial
    “Our cup runneth over” with amazing testimonials from our clients. Here is just one:“I returned to New York with my 3 year old son from England following a Hague Convention trial. … My initial telephone…
  • Jul 29

    Preventing Child Visits to India

    Preventing Child Visits to India
    Jeremy D. MorleyHaving represented numerous clients in international child custody matters concerning India, this author has been accepted on several occasions as an expert on international family law matters concerning India. The author is…
  • Jul 28

    Plight of the Expatriate Spouse

    Plight of the Expatriate Spouse
    ByJeremy D. MorleyInternational child relocation applications raise substantially different issues from those raised in domestic relocation cases, whether intrastate or interstate. Unfortunately, the fundamental differences are not often…
Rank this Week: 2310

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Guilford County Announces Domestic Violence Pilot Program

    Guilford County Announces Domestic Violence Pilot Program
    News Release by Jon Csuka, Woodruff Family Law Group Take note that Guilford County is participating in a pilot program with regard to the e-filing of 50-Bs/DVPO. We are the first county in the State to put these procedures into place. All…
  • Jul 28

    An Open Letter to Shermikia Lemon on Success: Magic of Reinvention

    An Open Letter to Shermikia Lemon on Success: Magic of Reinvention
    I look at success as achievement of goals at three points in time. Time is the magic gift that we all have, and we must use time wisely.  There is success at the current moment and being in the now. There is success for intermediate…
  • Jul 20

    Russian Diaries June 7, 2015: Arrival in Moscow

    Russian Diaries June 7, 2015: Arrival in Moscow
    We have an uneventful Delta flight from Kennedy Airport leaving around 4:30 PM in New York (KJFK) to Moscow (KSVO) arriving around 9 AM. Dwight Ensley (my husband), Alosha and I are greeted at the Moscow Airport by Arina Demina, soon to be a…
Rank this Week: 1379

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

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

http://kielichlawfirm.com/blog
  • Jul 30

    Fort Worth Employment Lawyer and Overtime Pay

    Fort Worth Employment Lawyer and Overtime Pay
    Although overtime pay has been a part of the Fair Labor Standards Act since its enactment in the 1930s employer continue to violate overtime rights and misunderstand how employees may be classified as exempt from overtime and minimum wage…
  • Jul 27

    Bedford divorce lawyer on saving money on a QDRO in an uncontested divorce in Dalla

    Bedford divorce lawyer on saving money on a QDRO in an uncontested divorce in Dalla
    I help people with both contested divorces and uncontested divorces in both Tarrant County and Dallas County. It’s easy to work both sides of the Dallas/Fort Worth area with an office located roughly equal distance from Dallas and Fort…
  • Jul 22

    Is a contested divorce better than an uncontested divorce?

    Is a contested divorce better than an uncontested divorce?
    An uncontested divorce or no contest divorce in Texas is a divorce in which both spouses have agreed to the divorce and all the terms of the divorce, including property division and child issues (custody, visitation, child support,…
Rank this Week: 1745

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer…

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Missouri family law. By Brinkman & Alter, LLC.

http://www.stlouiscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    St Louis Traffic Tickets: How Do I Take Care Of A Driving While Suspended Ticket?

    St Louis Traffic Tickets: How Do I Take Care Of A Driving While Suspended Ticket?
    MOST ST LOUIS DRIVING WHILE SUSPENDED TICKETS CAN BE HANDLED FOR $185 Traffic tickets for driving while suspended in St Louis is a big deal. In fact, most jurisdictions within the state of Missouri regard such an infraction as a misdemeanor.…
  • Jul 29

    St Louis Speeding Tickets: How Does A Traffic Ticket Affect My Car Insurance?

    St Louis Speeding Tickets: How Does A Traffic Ticket Affect My Car Insurance?
    ONLY $35 TO HANDLE MOST ST LOUIS SPEEDING TICKETS If you plead guilty to a St Louis speeding ticket, then your automobile insurance will raise quite a bit. Why? Because the insurance company will use the ticket as an excuse to label you as a…
  • Jul 28

    St Louis Speeding Ticket: Will The Court Require That I Pay A Fine If My Ticket Is Reduced?

    St Louis Speeding Ticket: Will The Court Require That I Pay A Fine If My Ticket Is Reduced?
    ONLY $35 FOR MOST ST LOUIS TRAFFIC TICKETS!! Yes, the court will require that you pay a fine after the ticket is amended down by the prosecutor. The reason for the fine is simple: it is the way in which that particular municipality makes…
Rank this Week: 2673

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
  • Jul 30

    Loaned Servant Defense

    Loaned Servant Defense
    Some Labor Law claims arise in situation where an employer allows their employee to work under the control or direction of another person or entity.  The employee is injured while working under the direction of the other person or…
  • Jul 30

    Labor Law §240(1)

    Labor Law §240(1)
    Labor Law §240(1), sets forth, “All contractors and owners and their agents…shall furnish or erect, or cause to be furnished or erected for the performance of such labor scafolding, hoists, stays, ladders, slings, hangers,…
  • Jul 30

    Dangers of Gravity on Construction Site

    Dangers of Gravity on Construction Site
    The obvious thought that comes to mind when thinking about how gravity can play an important role in construction site injuries is a construction worker falling to the ground from an elevated position.  An equally important and equally…
Rank this Week: 4595

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 30

    Grandparent Visitation in South Carolina

    Grandparent Visitation in South Carolina
    There have been several prominent cases across the country where grandparents sue biological parents for visitation rights. These custody disputes can become especially tricky when both parents are already involved in the child’s life,…
  • Jul 29

    What Happens to a Leased Car in a Divorce in South Carolina?

    What Happens to a Leased Car in a Divorce in South Carolina?
    It’s quite common for families to lease vehicles. Though that can be fine in most circumstances, it can be tricky to handle in the context of a South Carolina divorce case. So, what happens to a leased car in a divorce? Car leases are…
  • Jul 28

    Children Sent to Jail in Case of Extreme Parental Alienation

    Children Sent to Jail in Case of Extreme Parental Alienation
    Parental alienation is a serious problem, but usually the alienating parent is the one punished his/her actions. In a troubling case out of Michigan, three young children between the ages of 9 and 14, were each sent to juvenile detention…
Rank this Week: 1924

electronic divorce attorney

electronic divorce attorney

Covers Michigan divorce and family law matters. By Timothy P. Flynn.

http://electronicdivorceattorney.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    Spousal Support Always Modifiable Once Awarded by Family Court

    Spousal Support Always Modifiable Once Awarded by Family Court
    If the parties to a divorce do not settle their divorce, then a family court will decide the issues in the case, including spousal support and whether income should be imputed to a non-earning spouse. The court's decision is discretionary…
  • Jun 7

    Michigan Legislature Again Seeks to Restrict Divorce Trolling

    Michigan Legislature Again Seeks to Restrict Divorce Trolling
    We lawyers are not supposed to be soliciting anyway, as it is expressly prohibited in the Rules of Professional Conduct.  But over the years, a small group of divorce lawyers, unable to get clients any other way, send solicitation…
  • Jun 3

    Alcohol Abuse Results in Parenting Condition

    Alcohol Abuse Results in Parenting Condition
    Earlier this month, the Michigan Court of Appeals addressed alcohol abuse and parenting conditions in a rare published opinion; rare in that parenting time appeals do not get published very often. This case, Kaeb v Kaeb, comes…
Rank this Week: 4089

Arnold & Wadsworth's Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth's Blog

Covers Utah family and divorce law.

http://theutahdivorceattorneys.com/
  • Jul 30

    Lovetraction Lines Review

    Lovetraction Lines Review
    Lovetraction Lines Book ? Is Simone Myers Program Worth Checking Out? Here you can read a full Lovetraction Lines Review and learn more about the new Scrambler technique. In my case, I’m not a stupid-a whirlwind romance with an…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2767

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Jul 30

    Re D: Relieving the child from the maelstrom of his parents' destructive relationship

    Re D: Relieving the child from the maelstrom of his parents' destructive relationship
    Lady Justice KingA brief note upon Re D (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 829, a father's appeal against an order refusing him contact with his six year old son ('OD').The facts: The parents lived together between January 2007 and April 2009,…
  • Jul 29

    Actuaries - Buy One, Get One For Free

    Actuaries - Buy One, Get One For Free
    Expert pension sharing and offsetting reports are not inexpensive which makes choosing the expert an important part of the instruction process.Lawyers, mediators and clients are sometimes surprised to learn that the provision of pension…
  • Jul 24

    The future's bright?

    The future's bright?
    My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog are mostly about the future, which may or may not be bright:Taking advantage - Are some trying to take advantage of the profession's great tradition of doing pro…
Rank this Week: 596

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jul 30

    BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR…BECAUSE YOU JUST MIGHT GET IT

    BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR…BECAUSE YOU JUST MIGHT GET IT
    As a matter of public policy, New Jersey Courts favor the enforcement of agreements reached between parties. Since Marital Settlement Agreements (“MSA”) are entered into consensually and voluntarily, they are often approached with…
  • Jul 29

    CAN A COURT GRANT A CHILD’S REQUEST TO HUG HER FATHER?

    CAN A COURT GRANT A CHILD’S REQUEST TO HUG HER FATHER?
    Despite my reputation to the contrary, sometimes I am a softy – especially when it comes to children.  Maybe it is due to my own experiences as a child of divorce.  Whatever the reason, I read a case today that was…
  • Jul 29

    GNALL V. GNALL – WHAT STARTED WITH A BANG ENDED WITH A WHIMPER

    GNALL V. GNALL – WHAT STARTED WITH A BANG ENDED WITH A WHIMPER
    As noted yesterday, the long awaited decision in the Gnall case was released today.  Previously, we have blogged about the Gnall v. Gnall case.  In this case, the Appellate Division deemed a 15 year marriage to be “long…
Rank this Week: 1452

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Jul 29

    First Cyberstalking, Then Murder, in Family Law Tragedy

    First Cyberstalking, Then Murder, in Family Law Tragedy
    In a divorce tragedy akin to Shakespeare’s “MacBeth”, Delaware mother Christine Belford, age 39, was murdered by her father-in-law in February 2013 after years of litigation involving child abduction, allegations of mental…
  • Jul 24

    Judges’ Orders Place Limitations on Defendants’ Sex Live

    Judges’ Orders Place Limitations on Defendants’ Sex Live
    Another American judge has made an order regulating a litigant’s sex life. In the most recent case a court in Kansas sentenced a career criminal to a lengthy prison term for being a felon in possession of a weapon and also imposed a…
  • Jul 20

    Country Superstars Blake and Miranda to Divorce

    Country Superstars Blake and Miranda to Divorce
    Isn’t it funny that we can feel a profound sadness when people we don’t know announce they’re divorcing? In our world of 24/7 multi-media we get to know the celebrities we admire, the ones we pay big dollars to see their…
Rank this Week: 4974

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/
  • Jul 29

    City and Army entered into an agreement...cont

    City and Army entered into an agreement...cont
    The court is also unpersuaded by Army's arguments that "this is essentially a claim for indemnity with defense" and that the defense and breach of contract claims herein are identical and duplicative of those asserted in the underlying…
  • Jul 26

    City and Army entered into an agreement...cont

    City and Army entered into an agreement...cont
    During the second renewal period of the Agreement, the infant Joseph Stanley II was placed into care with foster parent Anita Nurse. On June 6, 2006, while in the custody of Ms. Nurse, the infant was injured. On or about August 2006, a Notice…
  • Jul 24

    City and Army entered into an agreement

    City and Army entered into an agreement
    This action was commenced by the City of New York (City) for a declaration, pursuant to CPLR 3001, that defendant the S Army (Army) has a duty to defend the City in a negligence action currently pending in the Supreme Court of Kings County.…
Rank this Week: 643

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: 4423

Wisconsin Family Lawyer Blog

Wisconsin Family Lawyer Blog

Covers child placement, property division and other family law issues. By Wessel, Lehker & Fumelle Inc.

http://www.wisconsinfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    ENFORCING WISCONSIN CHILD PLACEMENT (CUSTODY) ORDERS WHEN THE CHILD REFUSES TO FOLLOW THE ORDER

    ENFORCING WISCONSIN CHILD PLACEMENT (CUSTODY) ORDERS WHEN THE CHILD REFUSES TO FOLLOW THE ORDER
    A Michigan divorce case has garnered a great deal of press in recent weeks. A family court judge, utterly frustrated by the children's refusal to spend time with their father, ordered the children to spend their summer - and perhaps longer -…
  • Jul 1

    GAY MARRIAGE IN WISCONSIN

    GAY MARRIAGE IN WISCONSIN
    The attorneys and staff at Wessel, Lehker, & Fumelle add our voices to the joyful choir welcoming the United States Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Hodges that the right to marry is a fundamental constitutional right which…
  • Jun 24

    VENUE IN WISCONSIN: POST-JUDGMENT MOTIONS REGARDING CHILD CUSTODY AND PLACEMENT, CHILD SUPPORT, AND MAINTENANCE

    VENUE IN WISCONSIN: POST-JUDGMENT MOTIONS REGARDING CHILD CUSTODY AND PLACEMENT, CHILD SUPPORT, AND MAINTENANCE
    Venue and motions to change venue in Wisconsin courts are governed by the statutes found at Wis. Stats. § 801.50 through § 801.64. Those statutes apply to family law cases through §767.201 and the related residency requirements…
Rank this Week: 4658

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents, DUI, criminal defense, bank side bankruptcy cases, creditors' rights, divorce and family custody, and estate planning. By Fessler Schneider & Grimme.

http://www.fsgattorneys.com/blog
  • Jul 29

    Possession and Criminal Defense Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Possession and Criminal Defense Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    During the Alaskan Gold Rush, people used the snow behind the bar for a bathroom. Come Spring disease and death were everywhere. Did the people misusing the snow know better? Probably. Did they recognize and anticipate the results of their…
  • Jul 24

    Fessler Schneider & Grimme contribute to community school

    Fessler Schneider & Grimme contribute to community school
    Today and tomorrow (Friday and Saturday) St. Thomas School will be holding their Summer Festival.   St. Thomas is not only a Blue Ribbon school of excellence it also teaches public service. Last year St. Thomas won the Jefferson…
  • Jul 22

    Win a 50″ Flat Screen at The St. Thomas Summer Festival

    Win a 50″ Flat Screen at The St. Thomas Summer Festival
    Join Fessler, Schneider & Grimme at the St. Thomas Summer Festival (Ft. Thomas) next Friday and Saturday (7/24 – 7/25) for food, drink, music, and lots of fun. Our office has donated a 50-inch flat-screen television to be raffled…
Rank this Week: 1647

New Hampshire Guide to Family Law

New Hampshire Guide to Family Law

Covers family law, prenuptial agreements, legal separations, divorce, annulments, and child custody issues. By McLane, Graf, Raulerson, & Middleton, PA.

http://www.nhguidetofamilylaw.com
  • Jul 29

    What is the First Appearance Conference and What Can I Expect?

    What is the First Appearance Conference and What Can I Expect?
    Summary: Attendance at a first appearance conference is required by Family Division Rule 2.11 in all cases involving minor children. This post describes the first appearance conference. The filing of a family law case involving minor children…
  • Jan 5

    Divorce Is A Two Step Proceeding: Don’t Get Bogged Down in Temporary Matter

    Divorce Is A Two Step Proceeding: Don’t Get Bogged Down in Temporary Matter
    Divorce is really a two step process. The second step is the ultimate resolution of all issues on a permanent, basis, either following a trial or by agreement, as to all issues involved, including property division, alimony, child support and…
  • Dec 15

    Appointment to N.H. Supreme Court Professional Conduct Committee

    Appointment to N.H. Supreme Court Professional Conduct Committee
    McLane’s Family Law Group is pleased to announce that Margaret R. Kerouac, a director in the litigation department whose practice focuses on family law, was appointed to the New Hampshire Supreme Court’s Professional Conduct…
Rank this Week: 2408

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/
  • Jul 29

    Maryland Court Asserts Personal Jurisdiction Over Non-Resident Putative Father in Child Custody Case

    Maryland Court Asserts Personal Jurisdiction Over Non-Resident Putative Father in Child Custody Case
    Most states have enacted uniform laws that govern child custody and support issues. Such uniform provisions serve to provide “systematic and harmonized approaches” to family issues that require immediate attention when the…
  • Jul 15

    Maryland Court Upholds Marital Agreement Dividing Pension Benefit

    Maryland Court Upholds Marital Agreement Dividing Pension Benefit
    Under Maryland law, “marital property” is a term used to identify property that was acquired during the length of a marriage. In contemplation of divorce, spouses often seek to divide up marital property by virtue of a settlement…
  • Jun 26

    Same Sex Marriage and Divorce Making News Around the Country

    Same Sex Marriage and Divorce Making News Around the Country
    As the nation awaits the United States Supreme Court’s imminent and historic decision on same sex marriage, other courts in the country are addressing issues of particular importance to same sex couples:  can they get divorced?…
Rank this Week: 1688

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Givens Law Group Family Law Blog

Covers all aspects of Family Law in Florida.

http://www.familylawfirmflorida.com/Blog_System/Recent_Blog_Posts/RSS.xml
  • Jul 29

    Can a Nonmarital Asset become Marital?

    Can a Nonmarital Asset become Marital?
    What happens when one spouse comes to the marriage with a nonmarital asset, and then that asset increases in value? Does it become a marital asset? The court in Herrera v. Herrera, 895 So.2s 1171, answered this question. In the Herrera…
  • Jul 22

    Am I entitled to property owned in my spouse's name?

    Am I entitled to property owned in my spouse's name?
    The answer to the question posed in the title to this post depends on when the property was acquired. If an asset was acquired during the marriage, it is the marital property of both parties, regardless of which spouse has the ownership…
  • Jul 15

    Dissipation of Asset

    Dissipation of Asset
    In divorce cases there is a concept called “dissipation.” Dissipation is essentially depletion of a marital asset by “misconduct.” If a party in a family law case is found to have dissipated an asset, the asset…
Rank this Week: 4815