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Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

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

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    Significant change to Pennsylvania Divorce Law

    Significant change to Pennsylvania Divorce Law
    The Pennsylvania Senate recently voted to amend the Pennsylvania Divorce Code to shorten the time for a separation under section 3301D of the Divorce code from two years to one year.  Once Governor Wolf signs the bill into law, it will…
  • Aug 10

    What is Discovery?

    What is Discovery?
            Discovery is a process used in litigation where each side turns over all relevant evidence to the other party.  In divorce cases, the evidence includes documents that relate to the assets, debts and…
  • Aug 3

    Protect Your Online Safety and Security

    Protect Your Online Safety and Security
            If you are involved in domestic relations litigation, it is a good idea to establish a private email address with a new password that the other party would not be able to guess. There have been many cases when…
Rank this Week: 56

Crider Law P.C. Blog

Crider Law P.C. Blog

Covers elder law, estate planning and family law.

http://www.criderlaw.net/blog/
  • Aug 12

    US Adults Worry They Will Outlive Their Saving

    US Adults Worry They Will Outlive Their Saving
    According to a recent Northwestern Mutual Insurance survey, nearly one-third of US adults believe that it is more likely than not that they will outlive their savings. Follow this link to the survey. A foundational estate plan can be a…
  • Jun 4

    5 Tips For Helping Your Kids After Divorce

    5 Tips For Helping Your Kids After Divorce
    Dr. Samantha Rodman, renowned divorce therapist and author of How to Talk to Your Kids About Your Divorce, tells The Huffington Post that the hardest divorce experiences are, by far, the ones where small children are involved. It’s…
  • Apr 23

    Estate Planning and Investment: A Symbiotic Relationship

    Estate Planning and Investment: A Symbiotic Relationship
    Imagine inheriting a quarter of a million dollars but having absolutely no idea what to do with it. That’s a good problem to have, but a problem nonetheless. View image | gettyimages.com CNN Money recently reached out with advice to a…
Rank this Week: 83

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: 72

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Dec 7

    Family Law Reduced Fees Scheme Launched To Help People In A “Jam”

    Family Law Reduced Fees Scheme Launched To Help People In A “Jam”
    A new scheme is being launched this month offering a more affordable legal advice service to people who are “just about managing” financially – or “Jams.”The hourly rate under this scheme is set at around…
  • Dec 5

    ONS divorce stats release: Resolution response

    ONS divorce stats release: Resolution response
    Nigel ShepherdThe Office of National Statistics’ latest figures on divorce in England and Wales show there were 111,169 divorces in England and Wales in 2014, a drop of 3.1% compared to 2013. The divorce rate has also fallen by 5.3%…
  • Dec 4

    News Essentials: 5th December 2016

    News Essentials: 5th December 2016
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSLawyers overwhelmingly hostile to settlement conferences in care proceedingsFamily lawyers have turned overwhelmingly hostile to settlement conferences in…
Rank this Week: 151

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.net/
  • Nov 10

    What Should You Do about Marital Debt When You Are Planning a Divorce?

    What Should You Do about Marital Debt When You Are Planning a Divorce?
    If you are faced with getting a divorce, your life isn’t over yet. It’s just filled with a lot of different tasks that need to be handled if you are to get on with your life with as little stress as possible. In addition to all of…
  • Nov 10

    What Should You Do about Marital Debt When You Are Planning a Divorce?

    What Should You Do about Marital Debt When You Are Planning a Divorce?
    If you are faced with getting a divorce, your life isn’t over yet. It’s just filled with a lot of different tasks that need to be handled if you are to get on with your life with as little stress as possible. In addition to all of…
  • Oct 31

    Grandparent Rights in NJ and Major v. Maguire

    Grandparent Rights in NJ and Major v. Maguire
    New Jersey Statute – Grandparent Visitation According to the Grandparent Visitation statute, N.J.S.A. 9:2-7.1, a grandparent who is deprived of visitation can seek an order of visitation from the court. In order to do so, the statute…
Rank this Week: 149

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: 129

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Dec 7

    Call for Paper

    Call for Paper
    CALL FOR PAPERS Children’s Legal Rights Journal Submission Details. We invite you to submit articles that address any of the prominent and current issues that impact children. Articles should be received by January 15, 2017. Submissions…
  • Dec 6

    Long life due to divorce

    Long life due to divorce
    From pix11: The oldest person in the world, Emma Morano of Italy, credits her longevity to a diet of raw eggs and ending her abusive marriage long before divorce was even legal. Morano celebrated her 117th birthday on Tuesday and...
  • Dec 5

    A Tale of Two Divorce

    A Tale of Two Divorce
    From the Chicago Tribune: For better or for worse, when it comes to divorce "for richer or for poorer" helps determine how much one spouse pays the other. In an ongoing divorce trial due to resume in mid-December, the…
Rank this Week: 384

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Dec 2

    Dance of the synapses…

    Dance of the synapses…
    Brrr but it was a mighty cold one this morning [yesterday morning now – I got tied up!]. A morning of luscious oversleeping under warm duvets and a crunchy frosty frogmarch into school just before the 8.50 kettling bell. And then a…
  • Nov 27

    Humbug to Christmas Jumper

    Humbug to Christmas Jumper
    As if branded school uniform that gets lost, grown out of, muddied or chewed or otherwise knackered as fast as you can say “Parentpay” three times whilst clicking your Clarks together wasn’t enough of an…
  • Nov 20

    Why is it so hard to talk?

    Why is it so hard to talk?
    I’ve never been short of an opinion or two. Sometimes I change my mind and change my opinion. I think it’s important to talk about stuff to test out whether your opinion meets that test. I’ve got some opinions about how…
Rank this Week: 209

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/
  • Nov 3

    Divorce and Electronic Data | Be Forewarned

    Divorce and Electronic Data | Be Forewarned
    Facebook A New York Times article published on October 31, 2016, discussing access to and ownership of electronic data published today was certainly interesting. It was all the more interesting when I learned that one of my clients had had…
  • Oct 21

    October 2016 Update: Service of Process by Facebook

    October 2016 Update: Service of Process by Facebook
    In 2015, a New York court approved this method of service. I blogged about it here: Service of Process by Email or Facebook? The New York case law is available in that post, and gives a detailed description of how to convince a trial court…
  • Aug 30

    International Recovery of Child Support

    International Recovery of Child Support
    President Obama signed the instrument of ratification for the Hague Convention on International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance. This will help U.S. custodial parents collection child support from parents who…
Rank this Week: 227

Michael A. Meschino Blog

Michael A. Meschino Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelaw.org/blog/
  • Aug 12

    Back to School Tips for Divorced Parent

    Back to School Tips for Divorced Parent
    For divorced parents who have shared responsibilities for the children, the beginning of the school year can be a stressful time. Effective, amicable communication between divorced parents can ease children’s anxieties about going back…
  • Aug 12

    Back to School Tips for Divorced Parent

    Back to School Tips for Divorced Parent
    For divorced parents who have shared responsibilities for the children, the beginning of the school year can be a stressful time. Effective, amicable communication between divorced parents can ease children’s anxieties about going back…
  • Jul 20

    Dividing Property in the State of Illinoi

    Dividing Property in the State of Illinoi
    Divorce proceedings in Illinois require couples and their Illinois divorce attorneys to determine the most equitable method of dividing assets. Illinois law stipulates that this division must be equitable, but equitable does not mean an equal…
Rank this Week: 390

Law Blog

Law Blog

By Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C.

http://www.theharrisburglawyers.com/law-blog/
  • Aug 5

    Attorney Caraciolo to speak at Cannabis Career Institute Seminar in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

    Attorney Caraciolo to speak at Cannabis Career Institute Seminar in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
    Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C., is thrilled to announce that Attorney Joseph D. Caraciolo will be speaking at the Cannabis Career Institute Seminar on the fundamentals of state law and federal law, answering questions regarding case law,…
  • Aug 5

    The Right to Divorce for Same-Sex Couple

    The Right to Divorce for Same-Sex Couple
    The recent U.S. Supreme Court Ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges declared unconstitutional any state law which prohibited same-sex marriage.   This ruling not only protects a same-sex couple’s right to marry, but also their right…
  • May 9

    Do Grandparents have Standing to Pursue Custody of a Grandchild?

    Do Grandparents have Standing to Pursue Custody of a Grandchild?
    Does Grandmother who has been involved in her Grandchild’s life since birth, who has been a babysitter and substantially aided in raising the child, including periods when the Mother and Child lived with her, but has not had custody of…
Rank this Week: 235

Puryear Law Blog

Puryear Law Blog

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

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

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge

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

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

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

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

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed
    Those convicted of crimes committed as a juvenile who are serving life sentences have the right to seek a review and reduction of those sentences, under a United States Supreme Court ruling that was issued on January 25, 2016. In Montgomery…
Rank this Week: 370

Family Law Guy

Family Law Guy

Features California family law news, views, and ruminations. By Richard Gould-Saltman.

http://familylawguy.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 19

    How Do I Refer...? III. Someone Who Isn’t Separated, and Hasn’t Reached a Decision About Ending Their Marriage?

    How Do I Refer...? III. Someone Who Isn’t Separated, and Hasn’t Reached a Decision About Ending Their Marriage?
    Counseling a client who is contemplating separation or divorce, or even “maybe thinking” about one, is among the most sensitive tasks family law attorneys face, and it draws as much on our counseling skill-set as it does on our…
  • Sep 10

    How Do I Refer...? II. A Client With Alcohol/Drug/Significant Mental Health Issues?

    How Do I Refer...? II. A Client With Alcohol/Drug/Significant Mental Health Issues?
    Mental illness, drugs and alcohol.  They are the fodder of the divorce tabloids, and a source of anxiety for clients with family law issues who also are struggling with these problems.  Family law clients, particularly parents,  fear a…
  • Aug 17

    "How Do I Refer....?" I: Re-Locating Parent

    "How Do I Refer....?" I: Re-Locating Parent
    Ten Posts directed to trusted advisors, addressing issues of referring "clients with issues", to whom G.S.L.O. can provide ingenuity and practicality in advice and assistance:    I of X: HOW DO I REFER A PARENT WHO WANTS TO…
Rank this Week: 323

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: 252

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: 373

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: 224

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: 300

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 1261

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
  • Dec 7

    Service of Process via Twitter?

    Service of Process via Twitter?
    For a judgment to be entitled to full faith and credit, the defendant must be served in a way that’s reasonably calculated to give actual notice of the proceedings and an opportunity to be heard. Milliken v Meyer (1940) 311 US 457, 463.…
  • Dec 5

    Where to Start on Response to an Administrative Action

    Where to Start on Response to an Administrative Action
    Your client is the subject of an agency investigation, accusation, or statement of issues on a license, benefit, or other matter. The timeline for filing your response is typically short, so you’ll have to move fast. Here are the first…
  • Dec 2

    4 Tips to Get the Jury Excited About Your Expert

    4 Tips to Get the Jury Excited About Your Expert
    Don’t treat the qualification of your expert as a mere formality. The expert’s qualifications should convince jurors that they’re fortunate to have someone as qualified as the expert to assist them in deciding the case and…
Rank this Week: 2524

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3601

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/
  • Dec 7

    Religion & The Issue of Child Custody

    Religion & The Issue of Child Custody
    If the parents of a child are of different faiths, and they separate, there may not be agreement on the religion the child will follow. This is increasingly common as the number of interfaith marriages are on the rise. High divorce rate can…
  • Dec 6

    Grandparent Visitation Rights In California

    Grandparent Visitation Rights In California
    Grandparents and other caretakers frequently form deep and caring attachments with children. However, when families are torn apart by death, estrangement or divorce, these caretakers could suddenly find themselves without any sort of legal…
  • Dec 2

    The Correlation Between Child Support and Parenting Time

    The Correlation Between Child Support and Parenting Time
    As per child support laws in California, a direct correlation exists between visitation or parenting time and child support. Many lawyers consider it as a kind of double edged sword. A parent who enjoys more time with the child will have a…
Rank this Week: 1461

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 7

    Inheritances are Non-Marital Assets, Maybe

    Inheritances are Non-Marital Assets, Maybe
    The question frequently arises in a divorce case as to whether or not an inheritance is a marital asset or non-marital asset.  The Florida equitable distribution statute which deals with the distribution of assets, both marital and…
  • Dec 6

    Are Supplemental Security Benefits (SSI) Included in Your Income for Computing Child Support?

    Are Supplemental Security Benefits (SSI) Included in Your Income for Computing Child Support?
    Supplemental security income or as more commonly known as a SSI  benefits, are in fact included in your income when it comes time to calculating child support in Florida. Florida is, however, in the minority when it comes to utilizing…
  • Dec 5

    Do I Need to Liquidate My 401k or IRA Retirement Account to Pay Alimony or Child Support Arrears?

    Do I Need to Liquidate My 401k or IRA Retirement Account to Pay Alimony or Child Support Arrears?
    Although 401K accounts and IRA retirement accounts are generally protected from creditors, they may not have the same protection against an ex- spouse regarding the payment of alimony or child support arrears.  Stated another way, if you…
Rank this Week: 4421

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
  • Dec 7

    What Can an Attorney Do to Protect My Children?

    What Can an Attorney Do to Protect My Children?
    If your child’s safety is at stake, you have rights as a parent. You can take steps to ensure your child is protected at all times when with you or the non-custodial parent. If you have genuine concerns for your child’s safety,…
  • Dec 6

    When Can the DCP&P Take a Child From the Home?

    When Can the DCP&P Take a Child From the Home?
    The Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&P) has the authority to take steps to protect the children of New Jersey from abuse and neglect.
  • Dec 5

    How Substance Abuse Can Affect Parenting Time

    How Substance Abuse Can Affect Parenting Time
    Non-custodial parents are granted appropriate parenting time when it is in the best interests of the child. When a parent has a substance abuse problem, however, the appropriateness of parenting time is called into question.
Rank this Week: 1381

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips…

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips for You

Covers Rhode Island divorce and family law. By Chris Pearsall.

http://www.rhodeislanddivorcetips.com/
Rank this Week: 1325

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/
  • Dec 6

    The Dreaded Winter Break.

    The Dreaded Winter Break.
    My favorite holiday song is Andy Williams’ version of “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year.”  Something about that song encapsulates everything that is special about the winter holiday season.  There are the…
  • Nov 29

    Changing your child’s school enrollment

    Changing your child’s school enrollment
    Change is a big part of any divorce. When you have children, dealing with change can be one of the most difficult parts of the divorce.  No matter how many times people tell you that “kids are resilient and everything will be…
  • Nov 25

    When Is Income Not Income Available for Support? A Look at the Pearlstein Case

    When Is Income Not Income Available for Support? A Look at the Pearlstein Case
    As we’ve mentioned many times over on this blog, support (both child support and spousal support) can be very complicated in California. In some instances, the relevant statutes provide the Court with vast discretion that needs to be…
Rank this Week: 2903

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/
  • Dec 6

    IP Law Basics Part 4 – Copyright

    IP Law Basics Part 4 – Copyright
    This is the final installment of a four-part series on the basics of intellectual property law. The goal of this series is to provide individuals and business owners with a primer on the different types of intellectual property in the United…
  • Dec 2

    IP Law Basics Part 3 – Trademark

    IP Law Basics Part 3 – Trademark
    This is part three of a four-part series on the basics of intellectual property law. The goal of this series is to provide individuals and business owners with a primer on the different types of intellectual property in the United States,…
  • Nov 30

    IP Law Basics Part 2 – Patents and Trade Secret

    IP Law Basics Part 2 – Patents and Trade Secret
    This is part two of a four-part series on the basics of intellectual property law. The goal of this series is to provide individuals and business owners with a primer on the different types of intellectual property in the United States,…
Rank this Week: 4018

Tennessee Collaborative Divorce…

Tennessee Collaborative Divorce Blog

Covers family law. By Papa & Roberts, PLLC.

http://www.tennesseecollaborativedivorceblog.com/
  • Dec 6

    The importance of solid training for Collaborative Divorce practitioners in Nashville

    The importance of solid training for Collaborative Divorce practitioners in Nashville
    Currently, Tennessee does not have any particular certification for people who wish to hold themselves out to the public as Collaborative Divorce practitioners.  If a Nashville attorney, financial, or mental health professional wishes to…
  • Nov 15

    A Personal Perspective on Mediation

    A Personal Perspective on Mediation
    NPR recently broadcast this story about choosing divorce mediation from the perspective of people who have been through the process.  Check it out for lots of valuable thoughts on why mediation worked for them: Finding A New Kind Of…
  • Sep 26

    Summary of two of the main divorce process options in Nashville

    Summary of two of the main divorce process options in Nashville
    As has been discussed many times on this blog, my bias is that in Nashville, and probably in Tennessee in general, we have flipped the exception and the rule in terms of divorce process options.  Currently, the default process is…
Rank this Week: 1663

Creative Resolutions Blog

Creative Resolutions Blog

Covers New York family law and divorce law. By Andrea Vacca.

http://www.newyorkdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 6

    Non-Adversarial Divorces Can Inspire Us to Rise Above These Difficult Political Time

    Non-Adversarial Divorces Can Inspire Us to Rise Above These Difficult Political Time
    Politics and divorce have a lot in common when you think about it. There are two different sides, an array of commentators, and the parties exhibit entrenched thinking from which they find it nearly impossible to budge. Luckily, there are…
  • Nov 17

    Curated: 5 Blogs and Podcasts That Help Me Be a Better Lawyer and Mediator

    Curated: 5 Blogs and Podcasts That Help Me Be a Better Lawyer and Mediator
    {3:56 minute to read}  As a family law attorney and a mediator who is committed to helping my clients stay out of court and resolve their issues with as little animosity as possible, I’m very interested in studying positivity,…
  • Oct 5

    The Importance of Time If Your Goal is a Non-Adversarial Divorce

    The Importance of Time If Your Goal is a Non-Adversarial Divorce
    {3 minutes to read} Recently, I was the mediator for a couple that was experiencing significant obstacles in reaching their divorce agreement. One of the parties was furious at the other for wanting the divorce, and he was finding it very…
Rank this Week: 4693

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1975

Our Family Wizard Blog

Our Family Wizard Blog

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

http://www.ourfamilywizard.com/ofw/index.cfm/blog/
  • Dec 6

    Four Things That Divorcing Parents Should Know

    Four Things That Divorcing Parents Should Know
    Language English Four Things That Divorcing Parents Should KnowTue, 12/06/2016 - 17:43 Families face all sorts of challenges every day, but one of the most emotionally challenging events that can occur is if parents decide to end their…
  • Dec 1

    Co-Parenting Toddler

    Co-Parenting Toddler
    Language English Co-Parenting ToddlersThu, 12/01/2016 - 17:45 Raising toddlers can be both exciting and exhausting. Full of energy and emotion, these years are an important part of their development. They are constantly learning about how…
  • Nov 29

    Do Kids Have A Say In California Child Custody Arrangements?

    Do Kids Have A Say In California Child Custody Arrangements?
    Language English Do Kids Have A Say In California Child Custody Arrangements?Tue, 11/29/2016 - 17:15 No one enters a marriage believing it will end in divorce. Unfortunately, that often becomes a reality. A divorce is a tough time for…
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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
  • Dec 6

    FESSLER, SCHNEIDER, & GRIMME FAMILY ISSUE ATTORNEYS IN NORTHERN KENTUCKY

    FESSLER, SCHNEIDER, & GRIMME FAMILY ISSUE ATTORNEYS IN NORTHERN KENTUCKY
    It is quickly becoming the holiday season with more parties and events than anyone can attend.  In fact, the surface of our lives begins to look like a whirlwind of fun and activity.  Potentially, this whirlwind is a cover for…
  • Nov 14

    DUI Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    DUI Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    The party was fun and you drank more than you intended.   You drove and were stopped for DWI or DUI.  You should not attempt to defend yourself.  The legal ramifications extend beyond a fine and drivers’ education…
  • Oct 27

    Personal Injury Attorneys Covering You

    Personal Injury Attorneys Covering You
    Accidents don’t happen in convenient locations.  Yet your rights are conveniently  available wherever your accident takes place.  You are a Kentucky resident on a trip to Wisconsin.  The horrible happens– a…
Rank this Week: 2535

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvilledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 6

    The Unwed Father’s Fight to Protect His Right

    The Unwed Father’s Fight to Protect His Right
    In Florida, the mere establishment of paternity does not create rights for the biological father. Fla. Stat. 742.10 provides that paternity can be established by the filing with the Clerk of Court of an affidavit of paternity signed by both…
  • Nov 16

    Court Ordered Parent and Child Communication

    Court Ordered Parent and Child Communication
    The changing times allow for a change in an approach how parents can engage, interact, and build relationships with their children. It seems as if we live in a world where many children have a cellphone, laptop, and/or tablet device capable…
  • Nov 13

    The Differences Between Florida Timesharing and Florida Parental Responsibility

    The Differences Between Florida Timesharing and Florida Parental Responsibility
    Florida child custody laws require certain provisions and allocations to be listed in each child custody final order. These provisions related to the upbringing of the child, they contain rights of the child, responsibility, and timesharing…
Rank this Week: 1045

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Dec 5

    New Year's Resolution: Divorce

    New Year's Resolution: Divorce
    In the United States, it is estimated that between 40% and 50% of all first marriages will end in divorce, and that figure goes up to 60% for second marriages. Researchers have uncovered and established some very well-known factors that…
  • Nov 30

    America's Gray Divorce Revolution

    America's Gray Divorce Revolution
    After World War II ended and our soldiers came home, the birth rates across the United States and the world spiked in what’s become romantically referred to as the baby boom. Between 1946 and 1964, nearly 77 million babies were…
  • Nov 21

    Looking at Divorce and Taxe

    Looking at Divorce and Taxe
    If you’re headed for, or already going through a divorce, you already know that it’s difficult. What could add to the anxiety of gathering your financial records, dividing households, and trying to reach a marital settlement…
Rank this Week: 3966

Texas Family Law Blog

Texas Family Law Blog

Covers family law in Texas. By Hutton Law, PLLC.

http://www.austintexaslegal.com/Blog/
  • Dec 5

    The Importance of Youth Voice in Court Proceeding

    The Importance of Youth Voice in Court Proceeding
    The Texas Family Code is clear that children and youth must attend permanency review hearings, and places additional duties on attorneys ad litem, judges, and the child welfare agency to meet with children in advance of court hearings. …
  • Dec 2

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 12: Visitation

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 12: Visitation
    The right to visit with your child will be one of the most important rights you have during a CPS (child protective services) case, and it is important to take advantage of the visitation that is allowed/ordered both from a bonding…
  • Nov 30

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 11: Working With CPS

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 11: Working With CPS
    Maintaining A Good Relationship With Your Caseworker   CPS (child protective services) caseworkers are extremely valuable people to your case. They are hardworking, caring people, with only the best interests of your child in mind, and…
Rank this Week: 1675

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/
Rank this Week: 2058

New Jersey Divorce and Family…

New Jersey Divorce and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and divorce law. By The Law Office of James P. Yudes, P.C.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2404

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

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

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2762

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Dec 4

    It All Seemed So Good: Toronto Neurosurgeon Arrested for Murder of Wife

    It All Seemed So Good: Toronto Neurosurgeon Arrested for Murder of Wife
    Mohammed Shamji had it all:  a beautiful wife, who was herself a family doctor, three lovely children, and a PhD from Duke University in biomedical engineering, which paved the way for his reputation as a world-renowned neurosurgeon. But…
  • Dec 3

    Court Orders Maintenance Enforcement Program to Pay Dad for Abusive Collection Effort

    Court Orders Maintenance Enforcement Program to Pay Dad for Abusive Collection Effort
    Some of the worst complaints about the  British Columbia family law justice system arise from litigants dealing with the Family Maintenance Enforcement Program  (“FMEP”), called the Family Responsibility Office in…
  • Nov 18

    Why Would You Hire a Lawyer if You Don’t Want to Take Their Advice?

    Why Would You Hire a Lawyer if You Don’t Want to Take Their Advice?
    I could never understand why someone would hire a high-priced, hotshot lawyer but refuse to take their advice.  It happens more frequently than you might realize, sometimes the result of an uneducated neighbour or friend, who after going…
Rank this Week: 4911

Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

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

http://www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com/
  • Dec 4

    Child Custody Modification Change of Circumstances from Entered Order or Settlement Date?

    Child Custody Modification Change of Circumstances from Entered Order or Settlement Date?
    It is a fundamental principle in New York Family law that for a request to modify a custody order to be able to proceed in court, be it Supreme Court or Family court, there needs to be a substantial change of circumstances.  Only if…
  • Nov 25

    Self Employed Spouses, Parents, Child Support, Divorce and Proving Income

    Self Employed Spouses, Parents, Child Support, Divorce and Proving Income
    One fact that presents itself to me time and time again as a family lawyer in New York, and Long Island, is that divorce and family law can deliver a wide range of different complications. From issues regarding child custody, equitable…
  • Nov 20

    New York and Long Island Divorce and the Home

    New York and Long Island Divorce and the Home
    Divorce and the Marital Residence Divorces often aren’t easy. I have spent a number of years now guiding clients through the complications of divorce throughout Long Island, and New York.  I’ve seen very few cases, although…
Rank this Week: 1581

Upstate New York Family Lawyer…

Upstate New York Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family law and traffic ticket information. By the Law Office of James B. Lesperance, Jr.

http://www.upstatenewyorkfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    #735 Just How Far Are You Willing To Go?

    #735 Just How Far Are You Willing To Go?
    One of the stranger aspects of having a website and blog is publishing all sorts of information on being an attorney in the Capital District and still having people call me from all over the nation, asking me to represent them in states or…
  • Dec 2

    #734 A Practice For The People Who Need It Most

    #734 A Practice For The People Who Need It Most
    I’ve been practicing law now for over twenty-four (24) years. On one level, it doesn’t feel like a long time at all. Yet, on another, when I see how young I look in the photos of my swearing in, way back in August of 1992, I…
  • Dec 2

    #733 My Apologie

    #733 My Apologie
    Hello. After a hiatus of over sixteen months, I’m back again. It’s funny. I distinctly remember publishing that last post, back on July 19, 2015, before feeling like I needed a break. I felt a bit burned out and figured I’d…
Rank this Week: 2632

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Spain Gives Green Light for Paid Maternity Leave for Parents of Children Born Through Surrogacy

    Spain Gives Green Light for Paid Maternity Leave for Parents of Children Born Through Surrogacy
    Last month, the Supreme Court of Spain issued a landmark ruling that recognizes the right to paid maternity leave for parents of children born through surrogacy. Although gestational surrogacy is illegal in Spain, the Court held that the need…
  • Oct 25

    HARDEN JACKSON ANNOUNCES NEW ATTORNEY

    HARDEN JACKSON ANNOUNCES NEW ATTORNEY
    Harden Jackson is pleased to announce that Katherine M. Schwartz has joined the firm’s Adoption and Assisted Reproductive Technology Practice Group. Katherine earned her Juris Doctor degree magna cum laude from the Indiana University…
  • Oct 4

    Choosing a Sperm Donor: There’s an App for That

    Choosing a Sperm Donor: There’s an App for That
    The London Sperm Bank just launched the United Kingdom’s first sperm donor app, nicknamed by news outlets as the “Tinder for Sperm Donors.”  Individuals can use the app to search for sperm donors and order sperm on…
Rank this Week: 3402

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1689

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • Dec 2

    Texas’ Spousal Support Law

    Texas’ Spousal Support Law
    Michael Alimony is the common term used to refer to payments made after a divorce to one’s former spouse by the other spouse. There are different forms of alimony in every state some are temporary alimony, rehabilitative alimony,…
  • Nov 17

    Child Tax Exemption

    Child Tax Exemption
    Michael When the tax year draws to a close, all people are anxious about tax returns and exemptions. This article will look into child support and tax. Firstly, it must be noted that child support is tax free, however spousal support is not.…
  • Nov 17

    Divorce: Division of Property

    Divorce: Division of Property
    Michael Texas is called a community property state; this means that all income earned and property acquired by either spouse during the marriage is community property and belongs to both spouses equally. Therefore, it must be split equally…
Rank this Week: 3357

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Covers family and injury law, estate planning and medical malpractice. By Martin Heller Potempa & Sheppard, PLLC.

http://www.tennesseeattorneysblog.com/
  • Dec 1

    Prince’s Estate Worth $200 Million

    Prince’s Estate Worth $200 Million
    No will, no tax planning and an estate that will go equally to one sibling and five half siblings. How could someone with so much money and resources to hire a professional let this happen? It is too easy to delay putting a family wealth…
  • Dec 1

    Tennessee Appeals Court Allows Out-of-State Relocation with Child in Custody Dispute

    Tennessee Appeals Court Allows Out-of-State Relocation with Child in Custody Dispute
    Relocation after a divorce can become complicated when children are involved, since one party often loses parenting time as a result of the other’s move.  Most times, the relocating parent will need the court’s approval…
  • Dec 1

    Tennessee Court Holds that Asset Purchased with Entireties Funds Belongs to Surviving Spouse

    Tennessee Court Holds that Asset Purchased with Entireties Funds Belongs to Surviving Spouse
    Probate administration typically includes categorizing assets and property for distribution. Such decisions may lead to disputes among the beneficiaries, as in In re Estate of Fletcher (Tenn. Ct. App. May 23, 2016), appeal granted (Sept.…
Rank this Week: 1723

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/
  • Dec 1

    What Can an Injunction Do in My Divorce Case?

    What Can an Injunction Do in My Divorce Case?
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How will the judge divide our property?” The holiday season is upon us, as is the impending traditional uptick in divorce filings that comes after. Given the…
  • Nov 29

    New Hampshire Court Issues Landmark Divorce Ruling

    New Hampshire Court Issues Landmark Divorce Ruling
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What does uncontested divorce mean?” If you’re preparing for a divorce it’s a fact that things like the length of your marriage can play a role…
  • Nov 24

    NC Changes Birth Certificate Policy; All Children Born to Same-Sex Spouses Can Now Have Both Parents Listed

    NC Changes Birth Certificate Policy; All Children Born to Same-Sex Spouses Can Now Have Both Parents Listed
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “Can any attorney help me with my family law needs in North Carolina?” The same-sex couple who sued the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services in 2015…
Rank this Week: 4795