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NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

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

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
  • Jan 8

    The power of remittitur

    The power of remittitur
    Law Lessons from Mickens v. Misdom and City of Elizabeth, __ N.J. Super. __ (App. Div. 2015), Docket No. A-0326-13T3, January 7, 2015: The legal principles outlined in He v. Miller, 207 N.J. 230 (2011), are: The power of remittitur is not to…
  • Jan 7

    The New Jersey Tort Claims Act

    The New Jersey Tort Claims Act
    Law Lessons from Wilson v. Podeia, App. Div., January 6, 2015: The Supreme Court has consistently construed the New Jersey Tort Claims Act (TCA), N.J.S.A. 59:1-1 to 12-3, to favor immunity for public entities as the rule and the imposition of…
  • Jan 6

    Law on relocation

    Law on relocation
    Law Lessons from Hammond v. Hammond, App. Div., No. A-4791-12T3, January 2, 2015: Our law on relocation is well established. When children are natives of New Jersey, judicial approval is required to authorize their relocation to another…
Rank this Week: 52

Maine Divorce Law Blog

Maine Divorce Law Blog

Covers all aspects of Maine family law, including divorce, separation, child support, mediation, spousal support, child custody and property rights. From Al Nye.

http://www.mainedivorcelawblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    Discretion by Allison Lotta

    Discretion by Allison Lotta
    Discretion by Allison Lotta Touchstone $25.00 hardcover, 321 pages, 978-1-4516-4484-5 (2012)  
  • Oct 15

    Patriots choke against Seattle

    Patriots choke against Seattle
    The Patriots blew a 13 point lead in the 4th quarter against the Seahawks and lost 24-23. This, unfortunately, seemed to be the Patriots of old. Think about last season. How did the Pats lose games? The offense sputtered and seemed…
  • Oct 5

    Taken 2 has arrived

    Taken 2 has arrived
    Taken 2 has just hit the theaters and my daughter Ali wants to see it bad. I enjoyed the first one too and will wait until she gets home from college at Thanksgiving so we can see it together. Anyone else out there waiting to see Laim Neeson…
Rank this Week: 114

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Jan 20

    What It Means To Be In Contempt Of Court

    What It Means To Be In Contempt Of Court
    A common question that comes up post-divorce is whether or not a former spouse is in contempt of court. So what exactly does it mean to be in contempt and what are the consequences?  Definition of contempt The legal definition of…
  • Jan 19

    The Impact Of Separation On Divorce Cost

    The Impact Of Separation On Divorce Cost
    Question: How much does divorce cost after you have been separated for more than two years? Answer: I am not licensed to practice law in your state and therefore cannot provide you with specific advice regarding laws or procedures in your…
  • Jan 18

    Terminating Spousal Maintenance Upon Remarriage

    Terminating Spousal Maintenance Upon Remarriage
    Question: What is the legal process regarding terminating spousal maintenance when my ex remarries? Do I need to go to court or can I just stop paying at the time of her marriage? Answer: I do not practice law in your state.…
Rank this Week: 175

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/
  • Dec 24

    The top reason for selling your house in divorce

    The top reason for selling your house in divorce
    One of the most difficult decisions to make in divorce is to sell the house. It’s easy to be emotionally attached or worried about leaving the school district. If you sell you may be priced out of the market, unable to buy or rent a new…
  • Dec 14

    Is your spouse avoiding service?

    Is your spouse avoiding service?
    It isn’t uncommon for spouses to avoid service of the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage, Legal Separation or Domestic Partnership, Summons and/or Declaration Under Uniform Child Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act. Some hide in their…
  • Dec 7

    Can you fire a divorce lawyer? Should you?

    Can you fire a divorce lawyer? Should you?
    I’ve met men and women who paid $10,000s to $100,000s to attorneys they weren’t happy with. Some stayed with their lawyers because they were scared to leave or worried that changing lawyers would drive up costs and delay cases.…
Rank this Week: 168

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: 173

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

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

    Class Action Lawsuit Continues Against Family Court Judge

    Class Action Lawsuit Continues Against Family Court Judge
    A group of fathers in New Jersey have banded together to bring a class action lawsuit against five family court judges. They allege their constitutional rights were violated by orders made by these judges that deprived them of a relationship…
  • Jan 9

    A Clever Way to Collect Child Support

    A Clever Way to Collect Child Support
    Getting an order for child support is the first step and thankfully, for many children, also the last. Unfortunately, there are too many cases where a child support order is not worth the paper it’s written on because the paying parent…
  • Jan 7

    Ex-Wife Refuses to Cash Cheque for $975 Million Dollar

    Ex-Wife Refuses to Cash Cheque for $975 Million Dollar
    You may have read the headlines last fall concerning the divorce of billionaire Harold Hamm in Oklahoma. Mr. Hamm is the CEO and majority shareholder of Continental Resources Inc., a company branded as “America’s Oil…
Rank this Week: 238

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Jan 23

    5 Realities of Divorce

    5 Realities of Divorce
    Divorce can be a hard decision for many families, especially for couples that still have a friendly relationship. Unfortunately, this leads many couples to assume that they should simply stick it out and avoid divorce, even if they are not…
  • Jan 22

    Discovering the Cost of Divorce

    Discovering the Cost of Divorce
    One of the reasons why some people may choose to delay their divorce is because of the financial toll that filing can cause. Cost of divorce is definitely a factor, but the health and happiness of an individual should be the primary…
  • Jan 21

    First Same Sex Divorce Granted in Kentucky

    First Same Sex Divorce Granted in Kentucky
    One of the common reasons that courts in states that do not allow same sex marriage are reluctant to perform divorces for these couples is that the legal premise of doing so would make the marriages themselves valid. Under the law, in order…
Rank this Week: 198

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, drug recalls, product hazards and family law. By Padove Law.

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    George v. George - Divorcing an Abusive Spouse

    George v. George - Divorcing an Abusive Spouse
    While divorce certainly has its challenges, it's usually preferable to remaining in a union that isn't working. However, when the element of abuse is involved, there are unique and important considerations that must be made before proceeding.…
  • Jan 10

    Pre- and Post-Nuptial Agreements Must Be "Just" and "Equitable" to be Valid

    Pre- and Post-Nuptial Agreements Must Be "Just" and "Equitable" to be Valid
    Both pre- and post-nuptial agreements have increasingly come into favor among many couples, particularly those who are waiting longer to marry (or are marrying later in life) or may have issues to resolve during the course of the union.…
  • Dec 20

    Indiana Appeals Court Affirms Loss of Parental Rights, Cite Drug Use

    Indiana Appeals Court Affirms Loss of Parental Rights, Cite Drug Use
    Indiana courts are rarely eager to terminate the rights of faltering biological parents, who often receive numerous opportunities to reform and provide a stable, loving environment. Termination of parental rights is seen as a last resort…
Rank this Week: 239

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

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

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Jan 6

    Private Conversations Protected Under New Illinois Eavesdropping Law

    Private Conversations Protected Under New Illinois Eavesdropping Law
    On December 30, 2014, Gov. Quinn approved new rules regarding how private conversations can be recorded following the Illinois Supreme Court’s decisions this past March in People v. Clark, 2014 IL 115776 and in People v. Melongo, 2014…
  • Dec 19

    Chicago Works to Improve Response to Domestic Violence Case

    Chicago Works to Improve Response to Domestic Violence Case
    The spotlight on efforts to combat domestic violence continues to shine on groundbreaking changes in policy and procedure developed by a Chicago citywide task force formed last year by Mayor Rahm Emanuel. The task force – which is a…
  • Dec 10

    Illinois Pension Reform Found Unconstitutional

    Illinois Pension Reform Found Unconstitutional
    There appears to be good news for state employees.  On Friday, November 21, 2014, Sangamon County Circuit Court Judge John Belz found that “without question” the pension reform law is unconstitutional since the Illinois…
Rank this Week: 199

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/
  • Jan 24

    Officer DS's memo book were marked for identification

    Officer DS's memo book were marked for identification
    The first questions for you to determine are whether the condition of the bus steps at the point where plaintiff fell were such that the common carrier, through its employer, the bus driver, should have reasonably anticipated unusual danger…
  • Jan 18

    After the examination, the patient was put to bed...cont

    After the examination, the patient was put to bed...cont
    On the trial of the issue joined the jury returned a special finding that in 1862 the insured fell from a tree, was injured, but not seriously, and that its effects passed away without subsequently affecting her health. The fact that the…
  • Jan 16

    After the examination, the patient was put to bed...cont

    After the examination, the patient was put to bed...cont
    On the evening of February 21, 1884, the insured took at his own house a lesson in fencing, with foils. His body was protected by a thickly-padded buckskin jacket, fitting closely and high about his neck, and his face was shielded by a visor,…
Rank this Week: 483

Crider Law P.C. Blog

Crider Law P.C. Blog

Covers elder law, estate planning and family law.

http://www.criderlaw.net/blog/
  • Jan 22

    Tom Clancy’s Estate Plans: Not as Tight as His Novel

    Tom Clancy’s Estate Plans: Not as Tight as His Novel
    In recent months, we’ve had occasion to tell you about a few late celebrities’ apparently airtight estate plans, Robin Williams and Joan Rivers among them. View image | gettyimages.com Celebrities don’t always leave their…
  • Jan 15

    Failing at Retirement

    Failing at Retirement
    Retiring isn’t easy, at least not for everybody. A few weeks ago, The New York Times looked at restlessness among senior citizens who are the right age for retirement but not of the right spirit. A series of seniors confessed to the…
  • Jan 8

    A New Year, A New Increase in the Estate Tax Exemption

    A New Year, A New Increase in the Estate Tax Exemption
    A new year always brings a number of new changes to the state and federal tax rules. Right off the bat, one of 2015’s more notable changes involves the federal estate tax exemption. View image | gettyimages.com In 2014, estates worth…
Rank this Week: 312

The Divorce Blog

The Divorce Blog

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

http://www.totaldivorce.com/blog
  • 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…
  • Jan 6

    Is There a Surge in January Divorces?

    Is There a Surge in January Divorces?
    With an influx of divorces filed on the first Monday of the month, January is arguably the most popular month to file for divorce. January 5 has been unofficially dubbed “Divorce Day” in England, and Americans are seeing the same…
Rank this Week: 591

Minnesota Divorce Blog

Minnesota Divorce Blog

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

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

    Divorce vs. Legal Separation In Minnesota

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

    Taxes and Divorce

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

    Effects of Divorce On Children

    Effects of Divorce On Children
    The Parents Get A Divorce, the Kids Get…?? Effects of divorce on children If you’re one of the approximately 10 percent of Minnesotans who have been divorced at some point, you know, from personal experience, what the effects of…
Rank this Week: 480

Divorce Law Journal

Divorce Law Journal

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

http://louisvilledivorce.typepad.com/info/
Rank this Week: 484

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

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

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

    Divorce Disclosures Are Serious Stuff

    Divorce Disclosures Are Serious Stuff
    As part of every California divorce each spouse is compelled to complete and exchange declarations of disclosure that list all property and debt. Some lawyers take shortcuts when preparing the disclosures for their clients.  We…
  • Dec 23

    Happy Holidays From Harding & Associates Family Law

    Happy Holidays From Harding & Associates Family Law
     
  • Nov 19

    Be Wary Ye Paternity Payor Who Returns To The Family

    Be Wary Ye Paternity Payor Who Returns To The Family
    When a published opinion starts with “family law is not getting any easier” in the first paragraph and “the question is of first impression in California”in the second paragraph you know something big is about to…
Rank this Week: 543

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/
  • Jan 16

    Cost of Gas Down, Reimbursement Rate Up

    Cost of Gas Down, Reimbursement Rate Up
    If you have filled up your gas tank recently, turned on the news, listened to the radio, or read a newspaper you’ve probably noticed gas prices are steadily dropping and in a big way.  This time last year the national average price…
  • Dec 22

    What Is a Privacy Policy and What Does It Do?

    What Is a Privacy Policy and What Does It Do?
    Titles can be misleading.  There are many lists and articles online pointing out how audiences can be misled  by movie titles, book titles, headlines and even short titles for legislation.  Which brings me to privacy…
  • Dec 15

    BYOD Language – Smartphones, Tablets and the Workplace

    BYOD Language – Smartphones, Tablets and the Workplace
    The holidays are coming up and your employees may be getting that coveted new tablet, smartphone, or other mobile device from their Christmas list. Employees increasingly wish to use their own devices, whether it be to use their preferred…
Rank this Week: 446

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

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

http://www.dallastxdivorce.com/
  • Jan 15

    How is My Retirement Divided After a Divorce in Dallas, Texas?

    How is My Retirement Divided After a Divorce in Dallas, Texas?
    When it comes to dividing a retirement account such as a 401K or a pension, extra steps are required in addition to the final divorce decree dividing such accounts.… Continue Reading
  • Jan 6

    Real estate in a Texas divorce – What do you need to know?

    Real estate in a Texas divorce – What do you need to know?
    Over the past few years we have seen with great emphasis how the real estate market can change over time.… Continue Reading
  • Jan 2

    Divorce in the New Year Protecting Your Busine

    Divorce in the New Year Protecting Your Busine
    January is the month of renewal - closing the door on the negativity of the prior year and planning for the challenges of the new year. Many commit to weight loss, exercise, or stopping smoking at the start of a new year as an opportunity to…
Rank this Week: 687

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 9

    As part of my law practice, I track…

    As part of my law practice, I track interesting articles relating to BPD and NPD. My clients are often benefited by having some coaching about these disorders and the best strategies for dealing with high conflict and toxic spouses. Here's...
  • Dec 22

    Divorce Loneliness during the Holidays: 10 Ways to Help

    Divorce Loneliness during the Holidays: 10 Ways to Help
    I have written in the past during the holidays on the subject of creating new traditions; the idea is that during or after divorce, creating new activities and places to celebrate the holidays with yourself and the children, versus…
  • Dec 21

    6 Qualities of a Narcissist: Illinois Divorce Blog

    6 Qualities of a Narcissist: Illinois Divorce Blog
    Kelly O'Brien is a Wellness Expert at MindBodyGreen, Freelance Writer for multiple publications including Wellness Revolution, Cafe Truth and a host of wellness chronicles. She shares some compelling insights about unhealthy narcissism in the…
Rank this Week: 681

Kevin Hickey Law Blog

Kevin Hickey Law Blog

Covers divorce, child custody and family law issues, focused on Arkansas law.

http://kevinhickeylaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 10

    Would You Serve Where You Were Hated?

    Would You Serve Where You Were Hated?
    If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!One of the most complicated aspects of the U.S’s foreign policy in the ‘50s and ‘60s had to do with its uber enemy of the time – the…
  • Sep 9

    A Possible Conversation About Ray Rice

    A Possible Conversation About Ray Rice
    If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Do you know her name? Of course I know her name, its…ugh, I forgot. She’s his wife. He hit her. I heard she was lunging at him. She was, but he…
  • May 7

    A Word About Eddie Christian

    A Word About Eddie Christian
    Every year the Sebastian County Bar Association holds a memorial service for lawyers that have passed away in the previous year.  That service is coming up in the next couple of weeks.  A mentor and friend of mine is going to be…
Rank this Week: 592

New York Family Law Blog

New York Family Law Blog

Covers family law topics. Published by New York attorney, Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkfamilylawblog.com/
  • Nov 2

    Court Discusses Handling of Deposition in Felony Delinquency Proceeding

    Court Discusses Handling of Deposition in Felony Delinquency Proceeding
    A New York Family Lawyer said that, this opinion follows the oral decision and order of the Court rendered on the record. This designated felony delinquency proceeding was commenced on January 4, 1991 by the District Attorney's Office…
  • Nov 1

    Court Considers Disposition of Child in Light of Being Born Addicted to Drug

    Court Considers Disposition of Child in Light of Being Born Addicted to Drug
    A New York Family Lawyer said that, the subject child was born on February 10, 2004 with a positive toxicology for opiates. This father is listed on her birth certificate. The subject child remained in the hospital for over a...
  • Oct 31

    Court Hears Argument in Child Support Proceeding

    Court Hears Argument in Child Support Proceeding
    A New York Family Lawyer said in a child support proceeding pursuant to Family Court Act article 4, the father appeals, as limited by his brief, from so much of an order of the Family Court, as denied his objections...
Rank this Week: 697

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: 352

Kentucky Family Law Blog

Kentucky Family Law Blog

Covers family and divorce law. By Barrow & Weigel.

http://www.barrowweigel.com/blog
  • Mar 25

    New Top Lawyers Edition of Louisville Magazine

    New Top Lawyers Edition of Louisville Magazine
    Louisville Magazine has printed a special edition that contains the correct, complete list of Louisville’s Top Attorneys. The list was originally printed in the March, 2013 edition, but a printing error caused a substantial portion of…
  • Mar 10

    Hugh W. Barrow Named as One of Louisville’s Top Lawyer

    Hugh W. Barrow Named as One of Louisville’s Top Lawyer
    Barrow Law Group, PLLC is pleased to announce that Hugh W. Barrow was recognized in Louisville Magazine’s “Top Lawyers” issue.  The list of “Top Lawyers” was compiled from a survey of members of…
  • Mar 7

    How To File For Divorce in Kentucky

    How To File For Divorce in Kentucky
    There are many different types of divorce in Kentucky. Most Court allow for simple divorces that do not require either party to appear before a judge.  There are also cases that are litigated before a Judge or domestic relations…
Rank this Week: 651

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: 461

Practical Legal Advice

Practical Legal Advice

Covers consumer and family law issues in Florida. By Carolyn R. Jones.

http://nefloridalawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 16

    Can You file suit for Alienation of Affection in Florida

    Can You file suit for Alienation of Affection in Florida
    Alienation of affection(s) is a legal action, a tort based on willful and malicious interference with marriage relations by a third party. The elements constituting the cause of action are wrongful conduct of the defendant, plaintiff's loss…
  • Nov 15

    At what age does Florida allow children to stay alone?

    At what age does Florida allow children to stay alone?
    Florida does not have a stead fast rule regarding the age that children can stay home alone. Instead the Department of Children's and Families does offer guidance to parents at the criteria they need to consider prior to allowing there…
  • Jul 5

    How Child Support is Determined in Florida

    How Child Support is Determined in Florida
    Child support is a substantial commitment. Under Florida law, child support payments are intended to be used for your child's portion of expenses such as rent, electricity, food, transportation, and his or her hobbies/entertainment. …
Rank this Week: 637

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: 478

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

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

http://www.gregoryforman.com
  • Jan 24

    How mediators and attorneys can make mediation more productive

    How mediators and attorneys can make mediation more productive
    For attorneys and their clients there’s often much unproductive time during mediation. When the mediator is meeting with the opposing party, the attorney and client are often merely waiting to react to the next offer, and little…
  • Jan 23

    Negotiating with a gun to one’s head

    Negotiating with a gun to one’s head
    The family court won’t approve agreements that are obtained through coercion. However, “coercion” in this legal sense is quite different, and much more limited, than what coercion means to the general public. If one executed…
  • Jan 21

    Getting the child’s items returned at the end of visitation

    Getting the child’s items returned at the end of visitation
    Recently I prosecuted a rule to show cause in which one of my client’s goal was to get her child’s items returned. The father’s visitation had been cut short and he failed to return the child’s clothes and electronics…
Rank this Week: 3953

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Jan 24

    Silent Witness Podcast

    Silent Witness Podcast
    @svphillimore and I spent our Friday night working out how to record a podcast, so that we could vent our respective spleens in a hopefully illuminating way about the Silent Witness child protection story line. You can listen to the podcast…
  • Jan 23

    Anonymous Committal

    Anonymous Committal
    Thurs 22 January 2015 : Daily Mail reports that “Judge defies the rules by jailing woman for contempt of court in secret because naming her will lead to her daughter being identified” and “decision made after judge was…
  • Jan 10

    I AM calm!

    I AM calm!
    I have learnt that it is usually a good idea to sleep on it after reading a Christopher Booker article, and not to write in anger. I have slept on this one for a whole week (force majeure) so I am positively serene as I write. Honest. This…
Rank this Week: 3974

Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

Covers family law and mediation. By Law Office Of Darren M. Shapiro.

http://www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com/
  • Jan 24

    What Tax Considerations Arise in a Divorce?

    What Tax Considerations Arise in a Divorce?
    Let me start this blog by stating that this blog entry is not to be considered tax advice. Everyone is advised to seek the advice of an appropriate tax professional, such as a CPA, regarding tax questions. This blog, however, is intended to…
  • Jan 16

    What’s the Law for Temporary Child Support or Pendente Lite Child Support?

    What’s the Law for Temporary Child Support or Pendente Lite Child Support?
    Last week, I blogged about temporary or pendente lite maintenance.  This blog will discuss temporary child support or pendente lite (while the case is pending) child support in New York cases.  Pendente lite child support is…
  • Jan 10

    What is the New Temporary Maintenance (Alimony) Law?

    What is the New Temporary Maintenance (Alimony) Law?
    The old law in New York for temporary or pendente lite (Latin for while the case is pending) maintenance, prior to the 2010 revisions, was that temporary maintenance was supposed to “tide over” the spouse with less income (the…
Rank this Week: 2005

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: 1691

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

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

    Nebraska’s Child Support Guideline

    Nebraska’s Child Support Guideline
    From Omaha World-Herald: Many noncustodial parents would see a reduction in their monthly financial obligations under proposed updates to Nebraska’s child support guidelines. The across-the-board recommendations of a special state…
  • Jan 23

    First Same-Sex Divorce in KY

    First Same-Sex Divorce in KY
    From The Courier-Journal: Despite a Kentucky law that bars the recognition of gay marriages performed where they are legal, a Jefferson Family Court judge has granted the state's first same-sex divorce. In the first ruling of its kind in…
  • Jan 22

    1940's Career Girl

    1940's Career Girl
    A fasinating look at the life of a young woman who chose to work in 1948 is here. MR Hat Tip: SH
Rank this Week: 2543

Nashville Divorce Lawyers Blog

Nashville Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Widrig Law PLLC.

http://www.nashvilledivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Tennessee Appellate Court Vacates Juvenile Court Decision Due To Absence Of Best Interest Analysi

    Tennessee Appellate Court Vacates Juvenile Court Decision Due To Absence Of Best Interest Analysi
    In order to modify a permanent parenting plan to change the primary residential parent (i.e. custody), Tennessee courts must apply a two-part analysis: The courts must first determine if a material change of circumstances has occurred…
  • Jan 12

    Tennessee Court Of Appeals Reverses Grandparent Visitation Trial Court Ruling

    Tennessee Court Of Appeals Reverses Grandparent Visitation Trial Court Ruling
    In most families, grandparents are a healthy and important part of a child’s development. However, the question becomes do grandparents have any rights of visitation under Tennessee law?  Due to the great deference that Tennessee…
  • Jan 2

    Tips On Securing All Electronic And Online Profiles During Divorce

    Tips On Securing All Electronic And Online Profiles During Divorce
    A recent USA Today article provided tips that people who are in the process of separation or divorce should adhere to immediately regarding making private their online accounts as well as electronic devices. The disruption of…
Rank this Week: 864

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/
  • Jan 23

    Legal Research Database Services | Quality & Unbeatable Price

    Legal Research Database Services | Quality & Unbeatable Price
    After nearly ten years of use, I cannot recommend a legal research tool more highly than TheLaw.Net. Quality, price, support, coverage--TheLaw.Net has my vote!
  • Jan 23

    "Every 15 Minutes" - PSA - Drinking While Driving

    "Every 15 Minutes" - PSA - Drinking While Driving
    public service announcements about the dangers of drinking and driving, I found many created in 2014 by high school students who participated in the National Every 15 Minutes Foundation. I recall some PSAs created in New Zealand several years…
  • Dec 23

    Personal Protection Orders | Preparing, Defending & Opposing

    Personal Protection Orders | Preparing, Defending & Opposing
    Successfully preparing, defending, or opposing a Personal Protection Order involves a thorough understanding of the laws, procedures, and the standards applied by referees and judges in hearings that may be requested to set aside a PPO.
Rank this Week: 2433

New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

By Bruce Provda.

http://www.nydivorcefirm.com/blog
  • Jan 23

    Marriage and Divorce Statistics to Slowly Vanish

    Marriage and Divorce Statistics to Slowly Vanish
    According to a recently released plan, the Census Bureau is proposing to eliminate questions about marriage and divorce. Up until the mid-1990s, the federal government collated data from marriage and divorce certificates into a coherent set…
  • Dec 18

    Supreme Court Refuses Abortion Restrictions in Arizona

    Supreme Court Refuses Abortion Restrictions in Arizona
    The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to allow Arizona to enforce restrictions on medical abortions. A challenge to those rules is still being played out in lower courts. The justices have left in place a lower court ruling that blocks rules…
  • Nov 28

    Fighting For Marriage Equality

    Fighting For Marriage Equality
    More than 30 states and the District of Columbia allow marriage for same sex couples. Thus, couples married in these states are entitled to federal benefits that are afforded to heterosexual couples. There are 15 states which have a ban on…
Rank this Week: 2675

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
  • Jan 23

    New 529A Accounts for Severely Disabled Individual

    New 529A Accounts for Severely Disabled Individual
    Many are familiar with section 529 college savings accounts, from which tax-free distributions must be used for qualified higher education expenses. The “Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014” or the “ABLE Act of…
  • Jan 21

    Time Records Are Not Just for Hourly Billing

    Time Records Are Not Just for Hourly Billing
    Many attorneys, especially those in small offices, limit their timekeeping efforts to cases billed on an hourly basis. This can be a big mistake! Here’s why. Keeping time records for most cases is useful because You can justify attorney…
  • Jan 16

    10 Steps to Hiring Without Violating Disability Discrimination Law

    10 Steps to Hiring Without Violating Disability Discrimination Law
    Regardless of whether a job applicant has an apparent disability, employers should always follow these 10 steps to reduce the risk of liability for running afoul of the anti-discrimination provisions of the ADA or the FEHA. Both the Americans…
Rank this Week: 1833

AmeriTrust Law Group LLC Legal…

AmeriTrust Law Group LLC Legal Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure, civil litigation, personal injury, and immigration news.

http://www.ameritrustlawgroup.com/legal-blog/
  • Jan 23

    Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Faces $4M Lawsuit Over Hazing in Baltimore

    Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Faces $4M Lawsuit Over Hazing in Baltimore
    Johnny Powell II, 22, filed a $4M lawsuit against the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity at Coppin State University  after alleged hazing from the frat left him in the hospital for five days. Powell’s lawsuit filed on January 22, 2015 in…
  • Jan 21

    Four Banks Settle Wrongful Foreclosure Accusations in Massachusetts for $2.7M

    Four Banks Settle Wrongful Foreclosure Accusations in Massachusetts for $2.7M
    Four of the nation’s largest banks including Bank of America, Citi, JP Morgan Chase, and Wells Fargo, settled accusations of wrongful foreclosure on properties in Massachusetts for $2.7 million according to a statement by the…
  • Jan 19

    Wet Seal Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy After Closing More Than 300 Store

    Wet Seal Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy After Closing More Than 300 Store
    The Wet Seal Inc. field for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Thursday January 16, 2015, in a last ditch effort to keep the business operating. Just over a week ago, the company laid off nearly 3,700 employees and closed 338 of its stores. CEO Ed…
Rank this Week: 1406

Family-In-Law

Family-In-Law

Family law trends in Minnesota and across the country. By Michael Boulette.

http://family-in-law.com/
  • Jan 23

    Beware the Pre-Divorce Facebook Clean-Up

    Beware the Pre-Divorce Facebook Clean-Up
    If you’ve read my last two posts (here and here), it may seem tempting to dump your text messages, delete your emails and deactivate Facebook, ... The post Beware the Pre-Divorce Facebook Clean-Up appeared first on Family-In-Law.
  • Jan 16

    Seven Emails Never To Send Your Ex if You Want Joint Custody

    Seven Emails Never To Send Your Ex if You Want Joint Custody
    We’ve all been there.  An email comes in and you’re angry before you even read it.  Your phone buzzes, you look down, and just from ... The post Seven Emails Never To Send Your Ex if You Want Joint Custody appeared first…
  • Jan 9

    “Black Mirror” Has Shown Us the Future of Divorce and It’s Terrifying

    “Black Mirror” Has Shown Us the Future of Divorce and It’s Terrifying
    When my friends told me about Black Mirror (“it’s so messed up; you’ll love it”), I probably should have known I’d end up watching all six episodes on ... The post “Black Mirror” Has…
Rank this Week: 1885

Michigan Divorce Lawyers Blog

Michigan Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law, divorce, and custody issues in Michigan. By Serafini, Michalowski, Derkacz & Associates P.C.

http://www.michigandivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Things to Consider Before Filing For Divorce

    Things to Consider Before Filing For Divorce
    1.) Are you sure? Make sure you have carefully thought it out and that divorce is the right path for you. 2.) Do your research. Ask your attorney about the laws, time requirements, and costs associated with a divorce. The more you understand…
  • Jan 16

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Annulment

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Annulment
    If you are contemplating whether an annulment is in your best interest, please carefully review the following advantages and disadvantages : The following are advantages of an annulment proceeding: • Starting a new marriage as if it were…
  • Jan 9

    Grounds for Annulment

    Grounds for Annulment
    The grounds for annulment in Michigan are as follows: 1.) Prior spouse of a party: a marriage is void if it is performed while one of the parties is currently married to someone else. 2.) Relationships of consanguinity and affinity:…
Rank this Week: 3762

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • Jan 23

    Photo of the Week: Buck Photobomb

    Photo of the Week: Buck Photobomb
    Another photographer and I were photographing a big buck one day. We were apparently in the buck’s way so he solved that problem by walking between us. I was able to capture this photo of my friend during this encounter. Information…
  • Jan 21

    Criminal Contempt Reversed in Nashville Post-Divorce Litigation: Miller v. Miller

    Criminal Contempt Reversed in Nashville Post-Divorce Litigation: Miller v. Miller
    Facts: Mother and Father divorced and agreed to Mother being the primary residential parent with Father having 115 days of parenting time. After the divorce, Mother was allowed to relocate to Wisconsin. As a result of Mother’s…
  • Jan 19

    Gifts from Family Included in Gross Income for Child Support in Sumner Co., TN: Howell v. Howell

    Gifts from Family Included in Gross Income for Child Support in Sumner Co., TN: Howell v. Howell
    Facts: Mother and Father divorced after 12 years of marriage. The proof at trial showed Mother received eight separate gifts of money from her parents over a seven month period after the parties’ separation. The combined value of the…
Rank this Week: 2850

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Jan 23

    An outsider looks in

    An outsider looks in
    No longer practising, I am now an outsider to the legal profession in general, and the family justice system in particular (I sometimes feel that I was always an outsider). Accordingly, perhaps I might occasionally say what insiders might…
  • Jan 22

    Even better...

    Even better...
    A while back I posted this:In the light of this I have now amended it:
  • Jan 20

    Publication of judgments guidance in action?

    Publication of judgments guidance in action?
    A quick post to say that I've just noticed how many cases I posted last year on Family Lore Case Digest. The total was 734, massively up from the 2013 figure of 476 and the 2012 figure of 308. It seems reasonable to conclude that this was at…
Rank this Week: 811

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

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

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 22

    Operation Organization Day 17

    Operation Organization Day 17
    Each weekday this month, we are addressing one task that you can complete in order to help you prepare for moving forward with your divorce.  Today’s task is:PERSONAL PROPERTYIf you own any valuable artwork, jewelry, antiques or…
  • Jan 21

    Operation Organization Day 16

    Operation Organization Day 16
    Each weekday this month, we are addressing one task that you can complete in order to help you prepare for moving forward with your divorce.  Today’s task is:RESUMEUpdate your resume, especially if you have been a stay-at-home…
  • Jan 20

    Operation Organization Day 15

    Operation Organization Day 15
    Each weekday this month, we are addressing one task that you can complete in order to help you prepare for moving forward with your divorce.  Today’s task is:SPLURGESplurge a little on yourself today.  It does not have to be…
Rank this Week: 3781

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

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

    What Are the Exceptions to the Exclusionary Rule

    What Are the Exceptions to the Exclusionary Rule
    What is the Exclusionary Rule? The exclusionary rule, in simple terms, allows courts to rule that a piece of evidence is inadmissible if it was obtained through illegal means by law enforcement, typically through an illegal search. If the…
  • Dec 17

    Christian v. Christian – Imputation of Income Analysi

    Christian v. Christian – Imputation of Income Analysi
    What Is Imputation of Income? The Utah Court of Appeals decided Christian v. Christian and once again addressed the proper analysis for determining an imputation of income. In that case the wife argued on appeal that the trial court had…
  • Nov 19

    Rule Now Requires Probable Cause Statement in 24 Hour

    Rule Now Requires Probable Cause Statement in 24 Hour
    Rule 7 Sets Forth What Must Happen in the Event of an Arrest Rule 7 of the Utah Rules of Criminal Procedure governs what law enforcement must do if they make an arrest without a warrant. That rule was recently changed for the benefit of…
Rank this Week: 768

Riverside County Family Law Blog

Riverside County Family Law Blog

Covers move away rights, obtaining or defending support applications and enforcing support orders, characterizing and dividing community property, and custody and visitation rights. By Thurman W. Arnold III.

http://www.thurmanarnold.com/Blog/Recent-Blog-Posts/RSS.xml
  • Jan 22

    Thurman Arnold III Named As A 2015 California Superlawyer for Divorce and Family Law!

    Thurman Arnold III Named As A 2015 California Superlawyer for Divorce and Family Law!
    Thurman W. Arnold Is Named As A 2015 Superlawyer! We are pleased and proud to announce that Thurman W. Arnold, III, has just been selected as a 2015 Southern California Family Law and Divorce SuperLawyer! This recognition places his skills…
  • Nov 16

    Making Persuasive Arguments: Using LEGAL MAXIMS In Family Law Case

    Making Persuasive Arguments: Using LEGAL MAXIMS In Family Law Case
    Legal Maxims: The More Human Puzzles Change, the More They Remain the Same! Author: Michael C. Peterson, Esq. Introduction This week's focus on the European Space Agency's Rosetta Mission dramatically reminds us that human beings are…
  • Nov 15

    Announcing The Enlightened Divorce Blog Roster of TOP CALIFORNIA FAMILY LAWYERS!

    Announcing The Enlightened Divorce Blog Roster of TOP CALIFORNIA FAMILY LAWYERS!
    Announcing The Enlightened Divorce Blog™ Roster of California's Top Family Law Attorneys! We are amazed and grateful that the Enlightened Divorce Blog™ is about to enter its sixth year as one of the top Internet sources of free…
Rank this Week: 4803

Chicago Divorce & Family Law…

Chicago Divorce & Family Law Attorneys

By Anderson & Associates, P.C.

http://www.andersondivorcelawchicago.com/chicagodivorceattorney/
  • Jan 22

    New Illinois Laws in 2015: Part 1

    New Illinois Laws in 2015: Part 1
    The New Year heralds more than fresh beginnings and ambitious resolutions. In many cases, January 1 also marks the statutory beginning for laws recently enacted by the Illinois General Assembly.  One example this year is an amendment to…
  • Jan 22

    Divorce Filings Found to Increase at the Beginning of the Year

    Divorce Filings Found to Increase at the Beginning of the Year
    The decision to end a marriage is rarely an easy one. The process can be complicated for many couples and the effects are usually far-reaching. While the difficulty of divorce is typically not a surprise, many couples choose to wait until the…
  • Jan 21

    Illinois Supreme Court Considering “Rules of the Road” in Child Custody Dispute

    Illinois Supreme Court Considering “Rules of the Road” in Child Custody Dispute
    Last November, the Illinois Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a child custody dispute. While it might seem unusual for the state’s highest court to wade into such proceedings, this case was different. Here are the facts: The husband…
Rank this Week: 1229

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/
  • Jan 22

    Testimonial

    Testimonial
    Our Testimonials Page grows and grows, please see our Testimonials page at our full site here:  http://www.international-divorce.com/testimonials.htm Contact us for sensible strategic advice on complex international family law…
  • Jan 16

    International Divorce and Child Custody Issues Relating to Thailand

    International Divorce and Child Custody Issues Relating to Thailand
    by Jeremy MorleyFamily relationships between expats or people of different nationalities or domiciles in Thailand may create special issues that often require an analysis of the "big picture" by an international family lawyer.All too often…
  • Jan 14

    International Prenuptial Agreements: Necessary But Dangerou

    International Prenuptial Agreements: Necessary But Dangerou
     Lawyers representing international clients who plan to marry and who want the protection of a prenuptial agreement should always consider the international ramifications of any proposed agreement. While conventional domestic prenuptial…
Rank this Week: 2185

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/
  • Jan 22

    Maryland Enacts New Laws to Protect Families from Domestic Violence

    Maryland Enacts New Laws to Protect Families from Domestic Violence
    Many states throughout the country have enacted “no fault” divorce laws, essentially permitting married couples to file for divorce without first citing specific grounds or satisfying other cumbersome requirements. Under Maryland…
  • Dec 30

    Maryland Court Affirms Decision Denying Parent Visitation in Child Custody Dispute

    Maryland Court Affirms Decision Denying Parent Visitation in Child Custody Dispute
    Divorce is a serious matter. Depending on the particular family circumstances, there may be a variety of important and challenging decisions to make that will have a long-term impact on the parties involved. In most cases, spouses will be…
  • Dec 16

    “Marital Presumption” Under Maryland Code Governs Issues of Paternity

    “Marital Presumption” Under Maryland Code Governs Issues of Paternity
    Under Maryland law, children born or conceived during a marriage are presumed to be the legitimate children of both spouses. The issue of paternity is important to settle as early in a child’s life as possible, for emotional, financial,…
Rank this Week: 1570