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Law Offices of Scott David Stewart…

Law Offices of Scott David Stewart Blog

Covers divorce and family law.

http://www.arizonalawgroup.com/Legal-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 7

    How Child Support Is Determined in Arizona

    How Child Support Is Determined in Arizona
    Child support is usually paid by the noncustodial parent. If parents share custody after divorce, the court usually chooses the parent with the larger income to pay child support. Child support agreements differ from case to case and depend…
  • Jun 30

    Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?

    Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?
    Standardized field sobriety tests or "SFSTs" are used by law enforcement to ascertain whether a driver is intoxicated. All law enforcement agencies throughout the nation have to abide by the same standard of field sobriety testing set by the…
  • Feb 11

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law
    In the state of Arizona, there are three major drunk driving statutes: Title 28-1381 – Driving Under the Influence Title 28-1382 – Extreme / Super Extreme DUI Title 28-1383 – Aggravated Driving Under the Influence Title…
Rank this Week: 89

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Jun 28

    4 Road Trip Tips For Divorced Dad

    4 Road Trip Tips For Divorced Dad
    Summer is in full swing and hopefully that means you’re getting to spend some quality time with your kids. You might even be in the process of planning a big summer road trip. Of course, before you even start your vacation planning,…
  • Jun 27

    Is It Possible To Change Judge And Venue During A Divorce Case?

    Is It Possible To Change Judge And Venue During A Divorce Case?
    Question: Is there any way to change the location and judge during a divorce case? I feel the judge in my case is biased against me.  Answer: While I am not licensed to practice law in your state and cannot give you legal advice, I…
  • Jun 24

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

    Can I Take My Child On Vacation Without The Mother’s Consent?
    Question: I have a vacation planned to the Dominican Republic during my scheduled time with my daughter that my ex-wife agreed to and authorized a passport for. However, my ex is now upset because our daughter said she wants to remain with me…
Rank this Week: 104

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: 102

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/
  • Jun 2

    California child support calculators and guideline

    California child support calculators and guideline
    Calculating guideline child support in California is, for the most part, a standardized procedure, but it can be difficult, drawn-out and a bit confusing. In an effort to simplify matters, this is an overview of how guideline child support is…
  • Mar 1

    Real California Divorce Papers – FREE

    Real California Divorce Papers – FREE
    Read California divorce papers written by trial lawyers paid up to $700 hourly to prepare in Legal Separation and Dissolution of Marriage cases filed in the Superior Court of California in Marin, Napa, Alameda, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Contra…
  • Feb 22

    How to make your best choices in divorce – Free download

    How to make your best choices in divorce – Free download
    Register now Free to Download this poster The post How to make your best choices in divorce – Free download appeared first on Helene L Taylor.
Rank this Week: 124

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Jun 28

    How times change...

    How times change...
    This short post is nothing to do with family law, but it is about family, and the story does begin with this blog.Back in 2011 I wrote a post here about my great-grandfather, who was killed on the Somme. The post was recently found by a…
  • Jun 26

    News Essentials: 27th June 2016

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

    EU referendum result statement from Nigel Shepherd, Resolution

    EU referendum result statement from Nigel Shepherd, Resolution
    Nigel ShepherdSpeaking following the EU referendum result, Resolution Chair Nigel Shepherd said:“It’s too early to know the full implications for family law, but what is clear is that we are entering a period of great uncertainty.…
Rank this Week: 200

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: 213

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: 246

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: 234

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: 232

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Updates in Michigan Family Law

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

http://jeannehannah.typepad.com/blog_jeanne_hannah_traver/
  • Jun 29

    Gray Marriage: May a Senior who has a Guardian Marry?

    Gray Marriage: May a Senior who has a Guardian Marry?
    May an older person who has a guardian legally marry? Must the guardian must consent to the marriage? Plymouth, Michigan family lawyer, James P. Ryan, responds.
  • Jun 28

    The Importance of Child Abuse Prevention

    The Importance of Child Abuse Prevention
    Child abuse comes in many different forms, but knowing the definition of child mistreatment, how to prevent it, and how to promote positive change can make all the difference for a family. Abuse can be sexual, physical, or emotional in nature…
  • Jun 22

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

    Unaccompanied Minor | Safe? Or Can Parents & Children Expect More?
    Are airlines doing enough to protect the children that it charges $150 for each unaccompanied minor flight? A report in the Washington Post would seem to indicate that the airlines needs to fortify its protocols.
Rank this Week: 310

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Jun 26

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

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

    International Research Conference on Family Justice

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

    What price transparency?

    What price transparency?
    Way way back a thousand days ago before Brexit, in a time when the tragedies of individual lives seemed to matter, Ben Butler was convicted of the murder of his daughter Ellie. It was a massive news story that has been swallowed up like…
Rank this Week: 364

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: 366

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

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

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    How to Prepare for a Child Custody Hearing in Pennsylvania or New Jersey

    How to Prepare for a Child Custody Hearing in Pennsylvania or New Jersey
    Review the factors in the Custody statute for your state to help you gather your thoughts.  Prepare exhibits.  Emails and text messages must be printed and clearly show who wrote it and who received it as well as the…
  • Jun 21

    Unlawful Termination Due to Divorce

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

    New Custody Relocation Case from Pennsylvania Superior Court

    New Custody Relocation Case from Pennsylvania Superior Court
    Custody relocation cases forever alter the child's relationship with both parents and result in the child spending significantly less time with one parent, and that parent's family.  The Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently issued an…
Rank this Week: 599

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

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

http://www.dallastxdivorce.com/
  • Jun 28

    Do the 12 divorce myths apply in Texas? (part 2)

    Do the 12 divorce myths apply in Texas? (part 2)
    This post is a continuation of the discussion about the 12 Top Divorce Myths. Here’s the link to part one: Do the 12 divorce myths apply in Texas? Myth 7: You can avoid paying child support. Child support is a mandatory order in…
  • Jun 21

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

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

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

    Can I pay my child support in pizza? Creative payment methods of child support not in cash money.
    Child support is ordered to be paid by Texas judges in terms of monetary support. In my 25 years of practicing family law, I have never seen a judge approve a court order for payment of child support in some manner other than cash money. But,…
Rank this Week: 568

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

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

    Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Guardianship of a Minor in Illinoi

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

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

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

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

    Custody and Visitation Rights for Grandparents and Non-Parents in Illinoi
    Circumstances can arise when, for various reasons, a child is not in the possession of one or both of his or her parents and certain non-parents might seek to obtain an allocation of parental responsibilities (formerly known as…
Rank this Week: 617

Massachusetts Divorce Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law and divorce. By Gabriel Cheong.

http://gabrielcheonglaw.com
  • Feb 17

    This Blog Has Moved

    This Blog Has Moved
    I’ve been posting on this blog since 2007 when I first started and I’m very proud of it. Because I want to consolidate my websites, this blog and all its posts have been moved to my main website.  For future updates to this…
  • Oct 30

    How can I modify my child custody or parenting/visitation plan?

    How can I modify my child custody or parenting/visitation plan?
    In order to modify a current order of custody or a parenting plan that’s in place, you have to start a separate action with the Probate and Family Court called a Complaint for Modification.  Before considering filing such an…
  • Oct 12

    Why should you have an attorney from the start?

    Why should you have an attorney from the start?
    I get a lot of calls from people who want to hire us after they have already filed a case themselves.  In many of these cases, they’ve already tried to navigate the court system for a while and they’re now contacting an…
Rank this Week: 439

Georgia Family Law Blog

Georgia Family Law Blog

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

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

    We're Moving!

    We're Moving!
    I am consolidating the content of all of our blogs at our Georgia Family Law website. Please join us there for new posts and to find all of our old posts.
  • Nov 18

    We're Moving!

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

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?
    As a Cobb County divorce attorney, many clients ask me what the Social Security consequences would be if they were divorced. Many questions need to be answered.          Experts at AARP and the Social Security Administration provide this…
Rank this Week: 527

Ohio Social Security Disability…

Ohio Social Security Disability Blog

Covers family law, criminal law, and social security SSD/SSI ssues in Ohio. By the Law Offices of John T. Nicholson.

http://www.johntnicholson.com/ohiolawblog/
  • May 26

    SSA ruling indicates that focus of disability inquiry should be on capacity to work, not ability to find a job

    SSA ruling indicates that focus of disability inquiry should be on capacity to work, not ability to find a job
    SSA ruling indicates that focus of disability inquiry should be on capacity to work, not ability to find a job  SSR 64-47c The claimant, a high school graduate who had worked in various capacities in carpentry, including foreman and…
  • Mar 24

    Social Security disability rules for Lupu

    Social Security disability rules for Lupu
    How to win my disability case for a lupus diagnosis? Systemic lupus erythematosus, or simply lupus, is evaluated in the immune system section of the Disability Evaluation Under Social Security disability handbook, more commonly known as the…
  • Feb 10

    Delays in Ohio Social Security Disability claims hurt claimant

    Delays in Ohio Social Security Disability claims hurt claimant
    Social Security Disability Delays Impact Vulnerable Patients Unfortunately it is becoming all to common for those applying for Social Security Disability benefits to suffer delay after delay while their claims languish in a bureaucratic mess…
Rank this Week: 467

Representing Victims of Domestic…

Representing Victims of Domestic Violence: An Attorney's Perspective

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

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

    Lower Court Improperly Canceled Husband’s Maintenance and Support Arrear

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

    Father Neglects Child By Abusing Mother

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

    Insurance Broker Turned Convict Gets Equitable Distribution, Pays Child Support

    Insurance Broker Turned Convict Gets Equitable Distribution, Pays Child Support
    Cabral v Cabral 2011 NY Slip Op 06242 Decided on August 16, 2011 Appellate Division, Second Department
Rank this Week: 584

Divorce Manual

Divorce Manual

Looks at the British Family Justice System which encourages reform through Collaborative Law and legislation. By Natasha Phillips.

http://divorcemanual.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    Multiple Cybernality Disorder

    Multiple Cybernality Disorder
    It sounds silly, but give it time. People like me may not be well – we collect stuff on the web; from dating sites, to forums, social media groups, entire libraries of reading material for every occasion and finally, personal blogs. I…
  • May 21

    LoreCast

    LoreCast
    LoreCast for the week ending Friday 21st May.
  • May 12

    Relationships Scotland

    Relationships Scotland
    Relationships Scotland is an organisation offering support to families through mediums such as mediation and counselling and their aim is to reach out to families who are looking for help. They are also in the running to win a website…
Rank this Week: 450

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/
  • Jun 29

    Condo & Homeowners’ Associations No Longer Need Unanimous Approval To Limit Or Prohibit Leasing

    Condo & Homeowners’ Associations No Longer Need Unanimous Approval To Limit Or Prohibit Leasing
    Governor Wolf recently signed a Bill that makes it much easier for condominium and homeowners’ associations to limit leasing in their communities.  House Bill 1340 makes it clear that a leasing restriction can be passed without…
  • Jun 9

    Big Changes for the Pennsylvania Liquor Code

    Big Changes for the Pennsylvania Liquor Code
    You may have been surprised to see the news on the front page of the newspaper this morning: More convenient beer and wine sales? Sure, say shoppers Q&A: What does Pennsylvania’s new liquor law mean for you? Believe it or not, the…
  • May 27

    Reflections on Leadership Lancaster – The Finale

    Reflections on Leadership Lancaster – The Finale
    As a proud member of the Leadership Lancaster Core Class of 2016, I will be posting periodic updates of my experiences in the program. Learn more about Leadership Lancaster at www.leadershiplancaster.org or feel free to contact me directly…
Rank this Week: 843

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Fourth of July in the Triad

    Fourth of July in the Triad
    By Kristina Pisano, Blog Writer, Woodruff Family Law Group Fourth of July, a day of grilled hot dogs, pool parties, and fireworks. I always look forward to this fun summer holiday both because of the traditions I have enjoyed with family…
  • Jun 24

    Premarital Agreements and Substantive Fairne

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

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

    I’m Still Proud: What June 12th Means to a Gay Man
    By Joshua Scott Chilton, Legal Assistant & Receptionist, Woodruff Family Law Group On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States of America made a ruling in a case known as Obergefell v. Hodges which changed the definition of…
Rank this Week: 728

CEB blog

CEB blog

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

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Jun 29

    6 Ways to Help Clients Avoid a Data Breach

    6 Ways to Help Clients Avoid a Data Breach
    It is not “if” but “when” your client will be the victim of a data breach. But despite the growing risks and many high-profile breaches, there are still businesses that are woefully underprepared. Here’s how you…
  • Jun 27

    Dead Man Talking

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

    To Demur or Not to Demur?

    To Demur or Not to Demur?
    A demurrer can be an excellent tool to challenge the legal sufficiency of allegations in an opponent’s pleadings. In deciding whether to demur to a complaint, defense counsel should consider not only whether a demurrable defect appears…
Rank this Week: 1124

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jun 28

    Can the Parent-Child Bond be Restored After Alienation?

    Can the Parent-Child Bond be Restored After Alienation?
    It’s a tale as old as time. Divorced parents bash each other in hopes of garnering favor with their child during a divorce or custody dispute. At some point the child, becomes so exposed to the bashing, blame and ill-will from one…
  • Jun 24

    NJ Supreme Court Finds Law Against Discrimination Protects Employees Going Through Divorce

    NJ Supreme Court Finds Law Against Discrimination Protects Employees Going Through Divorce
    While we do not often, if ever, blog about decisions in the area of employment law, the Supreme Court of New Jersey earlier this week in the decision of Smith v. Millville Rescue Squad held that our state’s Law Against…
  • Jun 23

    Watch Out: Judges Start Getting Creative with Non-Complying Litigants and Obstructer

    Watch Out: Judges Start Getting Creative with Non-Complying Litigants and Obstructer
    If I’ve heard it once, I’ve heard it a million times: “why don’t judges enforce their own orders or take hard lines against obstructers?” Many times, litigants feel powerless. Powerless to change anything;…
Rank this Week: 1240

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Jun 28

    California Child Support Basic

    California Child Support Basic
    Under California law, both parents are expected to financially support their child, even after a legal separation or divorce. In the event that a couple splits up or files for divorce, one of the parents will be expected to pay child…
  • Jun 20

    Establishing a Parenting Plan

    Establishing a Parenting Plan
    If you are a parent who is getting a divorce, one of the most important aspects of your divorce will be child custody, and this will be addressed in a “parenting plan.” In California, divorcing parents must create a…
  • Jun 15

    Should I Move Out of the Marital Home?

    Should I Move Out of the Marital Home?
    When people file for divorce, it’s not uncommon for them to wonder if moving out of the marital home would have any impact on their divorce proceedings. People commonly, and mistakenly believe that moving out of the marital home…
Rank this Week: 842

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jun 28

    Guns & Domestic Violence; The US Supreme Court Grapples With Voisine v. US

    Guns & Domestic Violence; The US Supreme Court Grapples With Voisine v. US
    This writer only wishes he could wear the mantle of constitutional scholar. The best he can do is claim the appellation: constitutional observer.  Today, I picked up the majority opinion decided by Justice Elena Kagan with the intention…
  • Jun 21

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

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

    See The Relocation Undone

    See The Relocation Undone
    An interesting and, yes, published relocation case was decided by the Superior Court on June 15. D.K.D. v. A.L.C. 2016 Pa. Super 123 involved custody of a child, age 8, who suffers from Pervasive Personality Disorder. The parents separated…
Rank this Week: 1120

New York Family Law Blog

New York Family Law Blog

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

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

    Court Decides Whether to Relieve the Attorney of Record in the Case

    Court Decides Whether to Relieve the Attorney of Record in the Case
    A New York Family Lawyer said this was a case before the Supreme Court of the State of New York in Kings County. It involved a Notice of Motion, Order to Show Cause, Petition and Cross Motion where the court was called upon to determine (1)…
  • Jun 26

    Court Decides Case Regarding Grandparent Visitation

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

    Social Services Seeks to Terminate Parental Rights of Father

    Social Services Seeks to Terminate Parental Rights of Father
    A New York Family Lawyer said this is a proceeding pursuant to Social Services Law § 384-b to terminate parental rights of the natural father. The petitioner, Little Flower Children’s Services, appealed from an order of the Family…
Rank this Week: 1177

New Jersey Family Law Blog

New Jersey Family Law Blog

Covers alimony, child support, child custody, divorce and more. By the Rotolo Law Firm.

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

    What to Ask Yourself before Drawing Up a Prenuptial Agreement

    What to Ask Yourself before Drawing Up a Prenuptial Agreement
    There was a time when prenuptial agreements were associated mostly with celebrities and the very wealthy. Today, however, couples frequently wait longer to marry. They enter these unions after first building careers and accumulating financial…
  • Jun 13

    Guiding Your Children through Your Divorce

    Guiding Your Children through Your Divorce
    For some people, divorce is the only solution to the problems in their relationship. Still, it is difficult for everyone involved as they adjust to changes in family finances and lifestyles. Children can be most affected since they very often…
  • May 30

    Neglecting Terms of Custody Agreement Have Costly Consequence

    Neglecting Terms of Custody Agreement Have Costly Consequence
    When facing divorce, many parents will go to great lengths to arrive at custody agreements that protect the daily routines of their children as much as possible. Allowing children to remain with the friends and schools they’ve become…
Rank this Week: 885

Australian Divorce Blog

Australian Divorce Blog

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

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

    Joe Hockey's great big red tape nightmare part 2

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

    Joe Hockey's great big new red tape nightmare

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

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

    Queensland Law Society award an Equity and Diversity Award to Harrington Family Lawyer
    On Thursday night I had the privilege to receive on behalf of my firm, Harrington Family Lawyers, an equity and diversity award from the Queensland Law Society.Three awards were handed out by the Society- Large firm- to Clayton Utz (which…
Rank this Week: 675

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Jun 26

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

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

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

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

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

    The joy of marriage: Picking a good mate and getting lucky
    Time’s June 13, 2016 edition features the cover story “How to Stay Married (and why).” Factors favoring long-term marriages include: getting married after age 26, having college degrees, not having kids and not being…
Rank this Week: 973

Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

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

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

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

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

    Parent Education, Child Custody, Visitation and Parenting Time

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

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

    Should There Be Overnight Visitation or Parenting Time on School Nights?
    This blog article will discuss the pros and cons of overnight parenting time to the non-residential custodial parent on school nights.  Discovering a schedule for parenting time or child visitation that works for both parties involved in…
Rank this Week: 1091

Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

Shares stories and information about topics relevant to Pennsylvania Family Law. By Steven R. Tabano and Associates.

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

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

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

    8 Ways To Simplify Your Divorce, According To Attorney

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

    5 reasons men file for divorce

    5 reasons men file for divorce
    5 reasons men file for divorce When it comes to divorce, does sex matter? That is, are there differences between men and women? Research and experience both say yes. Men, for example, tend to file for divorce less often than women.…
Rank this Week: 999

New Jersey Divorce Law Blog

New Jersey Divorce Law Blog

Covers recent New Jersey family law cases on adoption, civil unions, divorce and equitable distribution. By Diamond & Diamond, P.A.

http://www.njdivorcelawyerblog.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1168

New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

By Bruce Provda.

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

    Laugh, Smile or Howl?

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

    Dating

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

    Bringing your kids on date

    Bringing your kids on date
    Your children’s safety Your kid’s safety should always come first and dating generally involves meeting someone you know very little about and though it is unlikely, it is possible that they could present a threat to you or your…
Rank this Week: 1045

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

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

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

    NC-CAI Chapter June 2016 Update

    NC-CAI Chapter June 2016 Update
    Since my last update, the North Carolina CAI Chapter has realized some great achievements!   Annual Conference & Expo The 2016 Annual Conference in Greensboro was a huge success! There were more than 225 attendees representing 32…
  • Jun 21

    NC-CAI Chapter June 2016 Update

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

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

    Is Your HOA or Condo Community Manager Covered by the Attorney-Client Privilege?
    For attorneys who practice community association law, there has been ongoing discussion at national HOA/condo legal events about whether a community manager is covered by the attorney-client privilege. In general the attorney-client privilege…
Rank this Week: 1064

Llabona Law Blog

Llabona Law Blog

Covers Florida family law issues.

http://www.llabona.com/blog/
  • Jun 20

    If my Ex Remarries Do I Need to Keep Paying Alimony

    If my Ex Remarries Do I Need to Keep Paying Alimony
    If spouses have been married for many years, the Florida court will usually award a financially dependent spouse alimony in their divorce. Although when the spouse receiving alimony remarries, moves in with someone else or improves their…
  • Jun 13

    How Does Florida Enforce Child Support?

    How Does Florida Enforce Child Support?
    It is every parent’s basic duty to provide for their child whether they live with the parent or not. In a divorce, the parent not living with the child usually pays the custodial parent child support to help take care of their child.…
  • Jun 6

    How Domestic Violence Impacts Child Custody

    How Domestic Violence Impacts Child Custody
    Domestic violence in Florida is defined as assault, battery, sexual abuse, stalking, kidnapping, or any other criminal offense by one household or family member to another that causes injury or death. While judges make custody decisions with…
Rank this Week: 1069

Brownn Family Law

Brownn Family Law

Feature information and updates on Minnesota divorce and family law issues. By Brown Law Offices, PA.

http://www.mnfamilylawblog.com/
  • Jun 15

    All About Minnesota’s Child in Need of Protective Services (CHIPS) Program

    All About Minnesota’s Child in Need of Protective Services (CHIPS) Program
    Minnesota’s Children in Need of Protection or Services program (CHIPS) protects children’s welfare, safety and health. Kids might be placed in CHIPS for numerous reasons, such as neglect, abuse, habitual running away or truancy.…
  • Jun 8

    Four Inspiring Adoption Storie

    Four Inspiring Adoption Storie
    There aren't many "nice things" that happen in courthouses. Adoption is the exception, and comes in all shapes and sizes. Four recent adoption stories caught our attention. Helping create families through adoption is one of the most rewarding…
  • Jun 1

    Eight Signs That Your Ex Might Be Brainwashing Your Children (Parental Alienation)

    Eight Signs That Your Ex Might Be Brainwashing Your Children (Parental Alienation)
    Perhaps your previously happy-go-lucky children have now become withdrawn and even hostile towards you following your divorce. You might also notice that they seem more agitated after spending time with your former spouse. Could your kids be…
Rank this Week: 1181

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

http://www.alabamacriminalandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 10

    Alabama’s Crisis of Leadership

    Alabama’s Crisis of Leadership
    The State of Alabama is in crisis. Our Speaker of the State House of Representatives, our Governor, and our Chief Justice of the Supreme Court all are hamstrung by accusations of impropriety, abuse of their authority, and failure to execute…
  • Jun 10

    Alabama’s Crisis of Leadership

    Alabama’s Crisis of Leadership
    The State of Alabama is in crisis. Our Speaker of the State House of Representatives, our Governor, and our Chief Justice of the Supreme Court all are hamstrung by accusations of impropriety, abuse of their authority, and failure to execute…
  • Mar 21

    Alabama Needs to Address Serious Problems Within Its Prison System

    Alabama Needs to Address Serious Problems Within Its Prison System
    The State of Alabama incarcerates nearly 26,000 inmates in a system designed to hold 13,000. The system is staffed at a 60.4% level.[1] This combination is a recipe for disaster and will ulitmately have an adverse affect on the community at…
Rank this Week: 647

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

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

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Jun 9

    Alameda County Reorganizes Family Law Court

    Alameda County Reorganizes Family Law Court
    The long awaited consolidation of the family law departments in the Alameda County Superior Court appears to be complete. All of the family law departments that had previously been conducting business at the George E. McDonald Hall of Justice…
  • May 29

    No Fault Divorce

    No Fault Divorce
    California pioneered the concept of no fault divorce, a system that since been adopted in some form by most of the U.S. States. But what is no fault? The Huffington Post has an informative article on the topic. Please click here to learn…
  • Mar 28

    Prolonging Divorce Hurts Kid

    Prolonging Divorce Hurts Kid
    Is it reasonable to delay Divorce for the sake of the children? According to a thoughtful article at The Huffington Post the answer is no. “How Prolonged Divorce Plans Affect Children” ow.ly/100eDq Edited with BlogPad Pro
Rank this Week: 671

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
  • Jun 3

    Small bites on visitation

    Small bites on visitation
    Absent a showing of a “substantial change of circumstances” one is allowed to bring only one motion for temporary relief on a particular issue prior to trial. Typically these motions are brought early in the case–some…
  • May 31

    The problem in filing updated financial declarations at final hearings to approve agreement

    The problem in filing updated financial declarations at final hearings to approve agreement
    Family Court Rule 20(a) requires “a current financial declaration” “be served and filed” “[i]n any domestic relations action in which the financial condition of a party is relevant or is an issue to be considered…
  • May 28

    Script for defeating the “unclean hands” defense in contempt prosecution

    Script for defeating the “unclean hands” defense in contempt prosecution
    I don’t believe “unclean hands” is a defense to contempt. If an opposing party seeks to hold my client in contempt for conduct that party has engaged in, I believe proper procedure is to bring one’s own contempt…
Rank this Week: 1047

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/
  • May 25

    Tennessee Court of Appeals Rules Trustee May Sell Property in Testamentary Trust

    Tennessee Court of Appeals Rules Trustee May Sell Property in Testamentary Trust
    In a current opinion, the Court of Appeals of Tennessee reviewed an estate case involving the distribution of assets in a testamentary trust. In the matter of In re Estate of Culp (Tenn. Ct. App. May 12, 2016), the decedent’s will…
  • May 18

    Tennessee Court Vacates Permanent Order of Protection in Divorce Case

    Tennessee Court Vacates Permanent Order of Protection in Divorce Case
    In a recent divorce case, the Tennessee Court of Appeals reviewed whether a trial court had the authority to enter a permanent, open-ended order of protection in the parties’ divorce decree. In Swonger v. Swonger (Tenn. Ct. App. Apr.…
  • May 9

    Tennessee Court Discusses Concept of Reasonable Foreseeability in Premises Liability Case

    Tennessee Court Discusses Concept of Reasonable Foreseeability in Premises Liability Case
    In a recent case, the Court of Appeals of Tennessee examined whether or not a plaintiff’s injuries were reasonably foreseeable in order to establish premises liability in a wrongful death claim. In Singletary v. Gatlinburlier, Inc.…
Rank this Week: 811

Minnesota Divorce and Family Law…

Minnesota Divorce and Family Law Blog

Covers parenting, alimony, child support, divorce and more. By Gerald O. Williams.

http://divorcelawyermn.com/minnesota-divorce-blog/
  • May 5

    In the Matter of Oberg v. Bradley

    In the Matter of Oberg v. Bradley
    (Filed August 3, 2015) (Court of Appeals) Respondent Mother obtained an Order for Protection against Appellant Father from the district court on behalf of the parties’ minor son after the district court admitted the son’s…
  • Apr 21

    In the Matter of Dakota County and Floding v. Gillespie

    In the Matter of Dakota County and Floding v. Gillespie
    (Filed July 22, 2015) (Supreme Court) Appellant Mother, who was receiving child support from Respondent Father, began receiving Social Security dependent benefits upon Respondent’s retirement. The child support magistrate granted…
  • Mar 18

    Possible Changes to Child Support Guideline

    Possible Changes to Child Support Guideline
    There are two bills that have been introduced in the Minnesota Legislature.  One would establish a permanent advisory committee on child support guidelines. The other one is a bigger substantive change.  Child support would be…
Rank this Week: 641

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber,…

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber, PLLC

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

http://vaughnweberlaw.com
  • Mar 21

    MTA accidents result in Personal Injurie

    MTA accidents result in Personal Injurie
    (Image from ABC7NY.com) MTA Accident Injures Several People It seems like everyday we see terrible MTA bus accidents that involve serious life changing injuries. At least ten people were injured in New York City when an MTA bus smashed into…
  • Mar 13

    Long Island DWI Crash

    Long Island DWI Crash
    (Image Courtesy of Newsday) Long Island DWI Crash A motor vehicle accident in Kings Park seriously injured a passenger and resulted in a DWI charge for the driver.  The passenger was taken to the hospital by helicopter.  The…
  • Mar 12

    Wrongful Eviction Action

    Wrongful Eviction Action
    A wrongful eviction is defined by Black’s Law Dictionary as “a lawsuit brought by a former tenant or possessor of real property against one who has put the plaintiff out of possession, alleging that the eviction was…
Rank this Week: 1049

Florida Family Lawyer Blog

Florida Family Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida divorce issues. By Law Offices of Steven E. Blumenthal.

http://www.floridafamilylawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 21

    Time-Sharing or Child “Custody” in Florida

    Time-Sharing or Child “Custody” in Florida
    An issue has recently been addressed in the courts of another State that no longer arises in Florida, whether it is possible for parents to have joint custody or for there to be “co-domicilliary” parents — the phrase used in…
  • Oct 21

    Can a Computer be Beautiful?

    Can a Computer be Beautiful?
    This post, like some of my earlier posts regarding computer software for family law attorneys, focuses not on family law topics themselves, but rather on a recent switch I made to Apple computers in my office, and information for anyone…
  • Jun 24

    Reasons to Hire a Guardian ad Litem for Your Time-Sharing Case

    Reasons to Hire a Guardian ad Litem for Your Time-Sharing Case
    I’ve written before about the role of a Guardian ad Litem (GAL). I want to focus in this post on some of the reasons you might consider seeking appointment of a GAL for your case, and the process for getting a GAL. I’ll use the…
Rank this Week: 1193

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: 1146