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Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • Jun 28

    Not Enough Parenting Time in Loudon County, TN Divorce: Neveau v. Neveau

    Not Enough Parenting Time in Loudon County, TN Divorce: Neveau v. Neveau
    Facts: Father and Mother married five months before Child was born. After Child was born, Mother served as the primary caregiver. Father showed little interest in interacting with and had little involvement with Child. A few years after…
  • Jun 26

    Child-Custody Change Vacated in Columbia, TN Postdivorce Dispute: In re Gunner F.

    Child-Custody Change Vacated in Columbia, TN Postdivorce Dispute: In re Gunner F.
    Facts: Mother and Father divorced in 2012. The court approved their agreed parenting plan designating Mother as the primary residential parent while awarding each parent equal parenting time with Child. Both parents lived in Maury County.…
  • Jun 23

    Photo of the Week: Julia On Patrol

    Photo of the Week: Julia On Patrol
    Information provided by K.O. Herston: Knoxville, Tennessee Divorce and Family-Law Attorney.Filed under: Photography Tagged: Photography
Rank this Week: 3860

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 28

    Spousal Maintenance Payments in New York, and How to Collect Missed Payment

    Spousal Maintenance Payments in New York, and How to Collect Missed Payment
    When a marriage is in the process of coming to an end, it is common for one spouse to make payments to the other spouse not just throughout the pendency of the divorce proceeding but also moving forward on a permanent or semi-permanent basis.…
  • Jun 17

    Divorce Mediation Frequently Asked Questions – FAQS

    Divorce Mediation Frequently Asked Questions – FAQS
    As a divorce lawyer for the regions of Long Island, the surrounding areas and New York, I like to inform my clients that I’m capable of offering them a range of solutions when it comes to dissolving a marriage. While some people will…
  • Jun 11

    Child Custody – Ten Frequently Asked Questions “FAQS”

    Child Custody – Ten Frequently Asked Questions “FAQS”
    As a child custody lawyer for New York, and Long Island, I know that people involved with a child custody case often have questions about it.  The complexities of best interests and various pre-set standards can make it difficult for…
Rank this Week: 2171

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

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

    The Grand Jury — A Mysterious Process Explained

    The Grand Jury — A Mysterious Process Explained
    Because of some recent news regarding a high profile case with which I was involved, there has been a good deal of discussion of the Grand Jury process and how it works. To many, even within the legal community, Grand Juries are…
  • Jun 1

    Changing Guidelines for Federal Prosecutors Leads to Uncertainty

    Changing Guidelines for Federal Prosecutors Leads to Uncertainty
    The bottom line for people facing federal charges is that, in all likelihood, federal sentencing is about to get more severe and there will be fewer opportunities to negotiate for lower sentence
  • May 26

    Beware of phone scams — They are real!

    Beware of phone scams — They are real!
    Scammers like these prey on the vulnerable in society. Don't become another victim!
Rank this Week: 1949

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 27

    New Texas law bans child marriages (yes, you read that right!)

    New Texas law bans child marriages (yes, you read that right!)
    Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law a bill eliminating a loophole allowing child marriage. The new law prohibits people under the age of18 years from getting married unless they are emancipated minors. Minors are allowed to emancipate…
  • Jun 20

    New Texas law bans application of foreign law

    New Texas law bans application of foreign law
    Texas Governor Abbott signed into law House Bill 45 which states that Texas and U.S. law supersede all other laws. The law prohibits Texas judges from enforcing or upholding any law or order from another country that infringes upon U.S. and…
  • May 23

    Income factors in evaluating financial life beyond divorce in an over-50 divorce

    Income factors in evaluating financial life beyond divorce in an over-50 divorce
    The sources of income for an older divorcing spouse can look very different from younger counterparts. Here are some considerations: Social security income: Social security is not a marital asset to be considered in the division of marital…
Rank this Week: 4764

619 Divorce Blog

619 Divorce Blog

Covers San Diego Family Law and Divorce.

http://619divorce.com/blog/
  • Jun 27

    March and August Deemed “Divorce Months”

    March and August Deemed “Divorce Months”
    Though January is often declared as “Divorce Month,” a new study reveals that the most common months for divorce filings are March and August. March and August Deemed “Divorce Months” Study results recently released by…
  • Jun 15

    Separating Business from Divorce

    Separating Business from Divorce
    For couples that have managed to successfully run a business together, it can be difficult to realize that they cannot hold a marriage together. When it comes to running a business with your soon-to-be ex spouse, there are some things…
  • Jun 6

    Can Divorce Harm Your Child’s Immune System?

    Can Divorce Harm Your Child’s Immune System?
    A recently released study from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh suggests a divorce in which the parents separate and then do not communicate can raise a child’s risk of getting more colds when they are in adulthood. Can Divorce…
Rank this Week: 1242

(619) Divorce Blog

(619) Divorce Blog

Divorce and Family Law topics related to San Diego, CA.

http://619divorce.com/blog/
  • Jun 27

    March and August Deemed “Divorce Months”

    March and August Deemed “Divorce Months”
    Though January is often declared as “Divorce Month,” a new study reveals that the most common months for divorce filings are March and August. March and August Deemed “Divorce Months” Study results recently released by…
  • Jun 15

    Separating Business from Divorce

    Separating Business from Divorce
    For couples that have managed to successfully run a business together, it can be difficult to realize that they cannot hold a marriage together. When it comes to running a business with your soon-to-be ex spouse, there are some things…
  • Jun 6

    Can Divorce Harm Your Child’s Immune System?

    Can Divorce Harm Your Child’s Immune System?
    A recently released study from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh suggests a divorce in which the parents separate and then do not communicate can raise a child’s risk of getting more colds when they are in adulthood. Can Divorce…
Rank this Week: 2599

The Woodlands Divorce Attorney,…

The Woodlands Divorce Attorney, Conroe Divorce Attorney

Covers divorce and family law in the Woodlands and Houston. By Richard L. Shea.

http://thewoodlandsdivorce.com
  • Jun 27

    How To Spot a Community Property Income Issue in Your Divorce

    How To Spot a Community Property Income Issue in Your Divorce
    Community property is a huge issue in many divorce cases. You need to know what community property covers because if you make a mistake, it can cost you. One of the most common mistakes people make concerns income. The mistake is not knowing…
  • Apr 23

    Don’t Let This Life Insurance Divorce Mistake Cost You $8,390.93

    Don’t Let This Life Insurance Divorce Mistake Cost You $8,390.93
    When you’re doing something you haven’t done before, you have to be careful. Inexperience leads to mistakes. And when it comes to your divorce, mistakes can be incredibly expensive financially and emotionally. Today we are going…
  • Feb 1

    How To Accidentally Lose Half Your Retirement in a Divorce

    How To Accidentally Lose Half Your Retirement in a Divorce
    Retirement benefits are usually one of the most valuable assets in a divorce case. You’ve been putting money into it for decades after all. So, when you write the language in the decree to divide your retirement benefits you better be…
Rank this Week: 5117

Our Family Wizard Blog

Our Family Wizard Blog

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

http://www.ourfamilywizard.com/ofw/index.cfm/blog/
  • Jun 27

    4 Ways to Keep Your Child Learning All Summer Long

    4 Ways to Keep Your Child Learning All Summer Long
    4 Ways to Keep Your Child Learning All Summer Long Summertime is an excellent opportunity for children to get some well-deserved rest from regular school assignments, quizzes, and projects. However, taking a full-on break from learning may…
  • Jun 22

    What to Consider Before Leaving a Child Home Alone

    What to Consider Before Leaving a Child Home Alone
    What to Consider Before Leaving a Child Home Alone At some point, many parents will begin thinking about whether their child is ready to stay home alone without supervision. Children often crave more independence as they grow older.…
  • Jun 20

    Reaching Parenting Agreements as Co-Parent

    Reaching Parenting Agreements as Co-Parent
    Reaching Parenting Agreements as Co-Parents Co-parenting isn't something that will come naturally for every parent immediately after a divorce. It can be hard to know exactly how to move forward in raising your children together after having…
Rank this Week: 3282

Denver Divorce Attorney Blog

Denver Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Colorado family law, child custody and child support. By Plog & Stein, PC.

http://www.denverdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    New Denver Family Law Attorney Hired at Plog & Stein

    New Denver Family Law Attorney Hired at Plog & Stein
    Plog & Stein is pleaded to announced that Janette M. Jordan (Fellows-Papak) has joined the firm as an associate attorneys. “My primary focus in all my cases is creating a safe place where my clients feel comfortable, listening…
  • Jun 18

    Child Custody in Denver: Changing Primary Residence

    Child Custody in Denver: Changing Primary Residence
    By:  Sarah T. McCain With the myriad of potential new client interactions I have engaged in over the last decade, one of the most often asked requests is “I want to change custody.”  But what does that really mean?…
  • Jun 8

    Denver Child Support: Complex Child Support Calculation

    Denver Child Support: Complex Child Support Calculation
    Child support in Colorado is based off of worksheet calculations (governed by specific guidelines/formulas set forth in the statute, 14-10-115). One factor that impacts child support calculations is the number of overnights each parent has…
Rank this Week: 3424

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers Illinois family law and estate planning needs.

http://www.randrattys.com/napervilledivorceattorney
  • Jun 26

    Law Requires Hairdressers to Be Trained to Recognize Signs of Abuse

    Law Requires Hairdressers to Be Trained to Recognize Signs of Abuse
    Illinois has enacted a law that requires salon professionals to be trained to spot signs of abuse on the men, women, and children who visit their establishments. The law became effective this year, and it is the first law…
  • Jun 20

    How to Make Co-Parenting Work

    How to Make Co-Parenting Work
    When the breakdown of a romantic relationship occurs, both parties may agree to remain co-parents. Co-parenting usually means that both parties will cooperate with each other and raise the child together, although co-parenting does not…
  • Jun 13

    Keeping Divorce Communications Productive, Not Destructive

    Keeping Divorce Communications Productive, Not Destructive
    The door to conflict in divorce is often wide open, hosting a range of challenges for both parties and all family members involved in the experience. Regardless of the circumstances, all couples inevitably emerge from the transition…
Rank this Week: 1514

Hook Law Center Blog

Hook Law Center Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Virginia.

https://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Jun 26

    Refuse Care At Your Own Risk

    Refuse Care At Your Own Risk
    A recent study shows that as many as 28% of all seniors refuse care after a hospitalization for an acute injury or illness. The study revealed that those refusing care were more likely to be younger, to have been admitted to the hospital from…
  • Jun 16

    Use this Tool to Prevent Financial Exploitation and Identity Theft

    Use this Tool to Prevent Financial Exploitation and Identity Theft
    A hot topic of late among elder law attorneys and certainly in our office is financial exploitation. Between data breaches in the insurance and other industries, phone scams, phishing e-mails, malware on computers, and occasional…
  • Jun 9

    Breach of Fiduciary Duties under a Power of Attorney

    Breach of Fiduciary Duties under a Power of Attorney
    Many agents may be unaware of their duties and limitations under a power of attorney. This is causing an increased amount of family disputes related to mismanagement of the principal’s funds, and a claim for breach of fiduciary duties.…
Rank this Week: 1525

Texas Family Law Blog

Texas Family Law Blog

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

http://www.austintexaslegal.com/Blog/
  • Jun 26

    Preparing for a Divorce in Texa

    Preparing for a Divorce in Texa
    Being in the position of having a potential divorce is often one of the worst times in a person’s life.  Should you think you have reached that point in your life where your marriage is past any point of being repaired and you…
  • Jun 7

    The Basics of Filing for Divorce in Texa

    The Basics of Filing for Divorce in Texa
    Going through divorce is a long and complicated process it doesn’t help that it happens to be one of the most emotional times of many people’s lives.  It is also a process that has been stigmatized for years.  As such,…
  • Jun 6

    Divorce And The Mediation Proce

    Divorce And The Mediation Proce
    Divorce can be a very long process and it is full of twists and turns.  It doesn’t help that there are a variety of different ways that you can go about the process.  One step that you might encounter in the process is…
Rank this Week: 2808

McDevitt Law Office

McDevitt Law Office

Covers estate planning and family law in Virginia.

http://www.mcdevittlaw.net/blog-index/
  • Jun 26

    The financial effects of divorce

    The financial effects of divorce
    Divorce can be an extremely devastating experience, both emotionally and financially. According to some researchers, divorced spouses would, on average, require a 30 percent rise in their income to retain the same standard of living that they…
  • Jun 12

    Military benefits at issue in divorce

    Military benefits at issue in divorce
    The Supreme Court recently heard a case concerning family law and military benefits in which there was a disagreement between divorced spouses regarding the wife’s share of the husband’s military retirement pay. John Howell spent…
  • May 31

    The impending uncertainty of estate planning

    The impending uncertainty of estate planning
    A sense of uncertainty has emerged under the new administration surrounding estate planning for the year 2017. President Trump has expressed his intent to implement significant changes to U.S. tax policy. However, the degree to which those…
Rank this Week: 1469

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2428

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative…

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative Law Firm

Covers collaborative divorce, family law, and mediation. By Adam B. Cordover.

http://familydiplomacy.com/blog
  • Jun 26

    Video: Financial Planner Recommends Collaborative Divorce

    Video: Financial Planner Recommends Collaborative Divorce
    For quite some time, attorneys and mental health professionals have been striving to let the public know that there is a better way to dissolve a marriage:  collaborative divorce.  Parents do not need to put their children through…
  • Jun 22

    Tampa Courts Crack Down on Frivolous Litigation

    Tampa Courts Crack Down on Frivolous Litigation
    On June 5, 2017, the Honorable Ronald N. Ficarrotta, Chief Judge of the Thirteenth Circuit in and for Hillsborough County (which includes Tampa), entered an administrative order seeking to sanction and crack down on frivolous litigation.…
  • Jun 19

    SB 590: New Florida Law on Child Support and Parenting Plan

    SB 590: New Florida Law on Child Support and Parenting Plan
    On June 15, 2017, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed Senate Bill 590 (“SB 590”) into law.  SB 590 directs the Department of Revenue to provide parents with a proposed Standard Parenting Time Plan in Title IV-D child support…
Rank this Week: 1451

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 25

    5 Not So Obvious Tips for Blended Family Succe

    5 Not So Obvious Tips for Blended Family Succe
    One of the biggest reasons second marriages end in divorce is conflict between step-parents and children from the previous marriage. If you want your blended family to succeed, foster a positive relationship between the kids and the…
  • Jun 19

    Two Americas? A Look at Marriage and Divorce Statistics for the Very Rich and Very Poor

    Two Americas? A Look at Marriage and Divorce Statistics for the Very Rich and Very Poor
    Are marriage and divorce different for the very rich and very poor? One oft-cited statistic is that 50% of marriages end in divorce, but that doesn’t account for income disparity, nor does it account for the fact that many divorces are…
  • Jun 12

    What is Recognition of Parentage (ROP)?

    What is Recognition of Parentage (ROP)?
    In Minnesota, you can file a document with the state to recognize a man as father of your child even if you aren’t married to that man. It’s a voluntary action, and both adult parties must sign the document. If you know who the…
Rank this Week: 1605

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Covers California divorce and family law blog, with a focus on Orange County.

http://www.farzadlaw.com/family-law-articles/
  • Jun 25

    How Long Does Alimony Last? The Answer May Surprise You.

    How Long Does Alimony Last? The Answer May Surprise You.
    How long does alimony last? Alimony’s duration can keep husbands and wives who anticipate going through a divorce up at night. How long alimony lasts affects financial security and financial planning. After all, for the spouse who pays…
  • May 28

    California Divorce Waiting Period of Six Months Explained

    California Divorce Waiting Period of Six Months Explained
    The California divorce waiting period is six months. Most people know that. What most do not know is from what date the six months begins to run. This article takes the mystery out of this aspect of the California divorce process and not…
  • Dec 31

    Over 50 Custody Battle Tips for Mothers That Will Help Moms Make Smart Decision

    Over 50 Custody Battle Tips for Mothers That Will Help Moms Make Smart Decision
    Hello moms. In this article about custody battle tips for mothers, we are going to tell you something you deserve to know – the blunt truth. Custody battle tips for mothers starts with: the truth about the California family law system,…
Rank this Week: 2127

Missouri Divorce and Family Law…

Missouri Divorce and Family Law Blog

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

http://familylaw.mwortmanlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2691

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
  • Jun 24

    Gender Equality: U.S. Supreme Court Rules for Unwed Mothers and Father

    Gender Equality: U.S. Supreme Court Rules for Unwed Mothers and Father
    Supreme Court Rules Federal Citizenship Rules Unconstitutional, Gender Equality Prevails Recently the Supreme Court has made a ruling that has progressed society forward and upheld gender equality. On June 12, 2017, in the case of Sessions,…
  • Jun 17

    Prenuptial Agreement: How to Ask for a Prenuptial and Avoid a Break-Up!

    Prenuptial Agreement: How to Ask for a Prenuptial and Avoid a Break-Up!
    Prenuptial agreements are daunting to bring up to one’s significant other and many individuals fear bringing up the topic. Many individuals worry that the prenuptial discussion will cause problems, such as making their significant other…
  • Jun 9

    3 Ways to Raise Empathetic Children

    3 Ways to Raise Empathetic Children
    It seems as though many discussions with our kids or friends morph into mindless debates rather than genuine conversations. The goal is to win an argument rather than to understand another’s viewpoint. This has been evident within the…
Rank this Week: 1590

Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

By David Wolkowitz.

http://uncontesteddivorceinillinois.com/
  • Jun 23

    Before you hire a divorce lawyer, read this!

    Before you hire a divorce lawyer, read this!
    As a divorce lawyer in Illinois, I can handle your case as an uncontested divorce, or a contested divorce in Illinois. But before you hire a divorce lawyer, there are some things you need to know about how the system works – especially…
  • Jun 12

    “Someone told me” . . . Divorce Myths Busted

    “Someone told me” . . . Divorce Myths Busted
    As a lawyer who handles doesn’t of uncontested divorces each year, I get a lot of calls. And I’ve written many articles about how quick and easy it can be to start an uncontested divorce in Illinois (like this one). But people…
  • May 5

    Divorce Mediation: Why mediators should be lawyers (usually)

    Divorce Mediation: Why mediators should be lawyers (usually)
    As a divorce lawyer and a mediator, I’d like to share my thoughts on why your divorce mediator should be a lawyer. There are many mediators who are not lawyers, and frankly, many of them use sales tactics akin to used-car salesman, and…
Rank this Week: 2128

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 23

    Witness Tampering | Jail Calls: What Do Kids Have to Do with It

    Witness Tampering | Jail Calls: What Do Kids Have to Do with It
    Witness Tampering: Colleagues were just discussing how domestic abusers may manipulate their victims into recanting testimony on the SBM Family Law Listserv. In 2011, Professor Amy Bonomi, Professor and Chair of Human Development and Family…
  • Jun 11

    Fatal Distraction | Kids & Car

    Fatal Distraction | Kids & Car
    This is the most moving, most haunting, saddest and most powerful article I have ever read about one of the most horrific things that could happen to a family--forgetting that the baby is in the car, parking the car at work for 8 or 9 hours.…
  • Jun 3

    The joys & benefits of reading to / with your children

    The joys & benefits of reading to / with your children
    About parents and their children loving to read together--whether it's the Madeleine L'Engel's Time Quintology or the Harry Potter series: parents have an immense pleasure and honor of reading it to their kids, learning new things each time,…
Rank this Week: 2733

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 23

    Lancaster County Assessment Notices are Out…Now What?

    Lancaster County Assessment Notices are Out…Now What?
    By now you should have received your final assessment for your home’s value.  After opening the dreaded notice, it likely goes one of two ways – hopefully, the assessment is accurate and it’s no big deal, but if your…
  • Jun 21

    How Much Will a Property Tax Assessment Appeal Cost for Commercial Properties?

    How Much Will a Property Tax Assessment Appeal Cost for Commercial Properties?
    We have written a series of blog articles dealing with property tax assessments.  Since the final reassessment notices have gone out in the past few weeks, I have talked with a number of people about appealing their assessments. …
  • Jun 14

    Legal Issues for Senior Citizens- A Guide

    Legal Issues for Senior Citizens- A Guide
    According to this worldatlas.com report, Pennsylvania has the fifth highest percentage of residents over the age of 65. As the Pennsylvanian population ages, senior citizens face a myriad of issues they may not have thought of or planned for…
Rank this Week: 5144

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

Attorney Scott David Stewart answers questions and covers a variety of family law related topics.

http://www.arizonalawgroup.com/blog/
  • Jun 23

    Breath Tests Taken Before Defendant Contacted Counsel in Aggravated DUI

    Breath Tests Taken Before Defendant Contacted Counsel in Aggravated DUI
    In this Arizona criminal case, defendant was convicted of aggravated DUI. He appealed his conviction, arguing the trial court erred in denying his motion to Read More The post Breath Tests Taken Before Defendant Contacted Counsel in…
  • Jun 8

    Arizona Medical Marijuana Card Affirmative Defense to Drug DUI

    Arizona Medical Marijuana Card Affirmative Defense to Drug DUI
    Defendants were medical marijuana cardholders convicted of drug DUI for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of marijuana or its metabolite. Were defendants Read More The post Arizona Medical Marijuana Card Affirmative Defense…
  • May 26

    ASRS Lacked Authority to Limit Former Spouse’s QDRO Preserved Survivor Benefit

    ASRS Lacked Authority to Limit Former Spouse’s QDRO Preserved Survivor Benefit
    Former wife’s rights to survivor benefits of retired former husband were preserved by a valid QDRO and Arizona State Retirement System had no statutory authority Read More The post ASRS Lacked Authority to Limit Former Spouse’s…
Rank this Week: 2617

Freed Marcroft Blog

Freed Marcroft Blog

Covers Connecticut estate planning, family, real estate, litigation, business and non-profit planning, and LGBT immigration law.

http://freedmarcroft.com/category/blog/
  • Jun 23

    Understanding the Limitations of a Prenuptial Agreement

    Understanding the Limitations of a Prenuptial Agreement
    Prenuptial agreements enable prospective spouses to decide and delineate, prior to marriage, their rights and obligations if their marriage ends – either because of the death of one spouse or by divorce. A prenuptial agreement allows…
  • Jun 15

    Talking to Your Kids About Divorce: The Fine Line Between Honesty and Oversharing

    Talking to Your Kids About Divorce: The Fine Line Between Honesty and Oversharing
    When the time comes to speak with your children about divorce, it’s important to carefully consider what you’ll say and how you’ll say it. You’re probably aware that it will be a sensitive and emotional conversation.…
  • Jun 10

    Potential Alimony Complications for Same Sex Divorcing Couples in Connecticut

    Potential Alimony Complications for Same Sex Divorcing Couples in Connecticut
    The legalization of marriage between partners of the same sex in Connecticut was a hard-fought battle. Decisions recognizing marriage equality in Connecticut in 2008, and then nationally in 2015, were celebrated across the United…
Rank this Week: 2250

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Jun 22

    Cowboys of the wild west?

    Cowboys of the wild west?
    Some context on the influence of fee-charging McKenzie Friends in family law [Ed : This is a guest post from Leanne Smith (@leanneslaw) and Emma Hitchings. I am very grateful to them for taking the time to respond to my blog post about their…
  • Jun 22

    Sauce for the goose and the standard of proof

    Sauce for the goose and the standard of proof
    Ooh. That rhymes. Anyway… The Bar Standards Board (regulators for barristers) are conducting a consultation on whether or not the standard of proof for disciplining barristers should be the criminal standard (as it now is) or should…
  • Jun 18

    Bog standard toilet humour – no law

    Bog standard toilet humour – no law
    With Family Justice down the pan, I thought I ought to start thinking about my next career. So… Welcome to Familoo – home of the Family Toilet Seat! It appears that not only does everybody need a thneed, but they also…
Rank this Week: 4219

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

Covers DWI, civil rights, family law, workers compensation, and criminal justice.

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 2748

Chicago Divorce Attorney

Chicago Divorce Attorney

Covers Illinois family law matters. By the Wolkowitz Law Office.

http://wolkowitz.com/chicago-divorce-illinois-family-law-blog
  • Jun 21

    Free 15-Minute Divorce Consultation

    Free 15-Minute Divorce Consultation
    As a divorce lawyer in Illinois, I know that divorce stresses people out. Sometimes, getting more information can help reduce anxiety. I’ve written some articles about free consultations (like this one). And while I generally think free…
  • Jun 9

    How I beat big-time divorce lawyer

    How I beat big-time divorce lawyer
    If you want to the best lawyer, maybe you should hire a fancy Loop lawyer that bills more than $500 an hour. You might get a great lawyer at that price. Or, you might hire a lawyer that I’ve thoroughly dismantled with superior strategy,…
  • Jun 2

    Summer Time – for fake vacations and interstate custody battle

    Summer Time – for fake vacations and interstate custody battle
    It’s summertime again. And for an Illinois divorce lawyer, that means it’s time for fake vacations that lead to interestate custody battles. What happens is that a parenting claims to be taking the kids on vacation to another…
Rank this Week: 3839

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jun 21

    Bitcoin Redux with an Ethereal Twist

    Bitcoin Redux with an Ethereal Twist
    We last wrote about Bitcoins in late March, 2014. The principal concern we expressed at that time was that these cryptocurrencies might form a refuge from financial disclosure in the typical divorce setting. The specifics of how these assets…
  • May 4

    I’m Not a Bad Parent but I Play One on YouTube

    I’m Not a Bad Parent but I Play One on YouTube
    While Alex Jones was the most recent high-profile example of a controversial public persona creating very personal and private problems, he is certainly not alone. Similar in theme, but not in execution is the case of the Michael and Heather…
  • Apr 25

    Your Divorce Is Not a Community Event

    Your Divorce Is Not a Community Event
    We live in an age of instant information where there is constant temptation to share what one is doing and thinking. We are used to sharing our experiences and thoughts freely. The temptation becomes even greater when we are in times of…
Rank this Week: 4445

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com
  • Jun 21

    Nevada Updates Surrogacy and Adoption Law

    Nevada Updates Surrogacy and Adoption Law
    Nevada recently passed a new law that significantly improves surrogacy and adoption laws in the state. First, it gender neutralizes all adoption and assisted reproductive technology statutes. The law, effective July 1, 2017, will now refer to…
  • Jun 14

    D.C. Reverses 25-Year-Old Surrogacy Law

    D.C. Reverses 25-Year-Old Surrogacy Law
    This past April, the District of Columbia reversed a 25-year-old law that banned surrogacy contracts, which beforehand contracting with a surrogate was a criminal offense, and altruistic surrogacy could land you a $10,000 fine or even a year…
  • Jun 7

    Taiwan’s High Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

    Taiwan’s High Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage
    In May 2017, Taiwan’s highest court system ruled in favor of gay marriage, holding that same-sex couple’s rights were being violated with the current laws. The Parliament, also known as the Legislative Yuan, has two years to amend…
Rank this Week: 3639

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • Jun 21

    Protecting the Protector

    Protecting the Protector
    Michael Busby Many who own firearms do so for the purpose of personal protection. Family and loved ones come first when it comes to a home intrusion or other situations that require self defense – and it typically only takes a split…
  • Jun 14

    Three Benefits of Establishing a Family Trust

    Three Benefits of Establishing a Family Trust
    Michael Busby Let’s take a moment to discuss your circumstances. You have a family business or considerable assets, and want to provide for your family while protecting your assets and saving on taxes.  How do you achieve all of…
  • Jun 7

    Termination of Parental Rights in Texa

    Termination of Parental Rights in Texa
    Michael Busby In my practice, I typically get men on a weekly basis who want to terminate their rights.  I get some woman who want to get the father out of the picture and ask make the same inquiry. As a Harris County Child Custody…
Rank this Week: 3603

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Jun 20

    Child Support Lifespan: How Long Is a Noncustodial Parent Required to Pay Support?

    Child Support Lifespan: How Long Is a Noncustodial Parent Required to Pay Support?
    For both the custodial and noncustodial parent following a divorce or separation, understanding child support monetary arrangements is very important, as the arrangements affect both parties and the entire family, often for many years to…
  • Jun 13

    Comparing Divorce Experience

    Comparing Divorce Experience
    Just about everything we hear regarding comparing our divorce to someone else’s is overwhelmingly unanimous - and understandably, accurate. Experts galore emphasize the dangers of comparing our own divorce experience to our…
  • Jun 6

    Signs You and Your Spouse May Be Good Candidates for a Trial Separation

    Signs You and Your Spouse May Be Good Candidates for a Trial Separation
    Before resorting to divorce, many couples consider the idea of legal separation, which allows them the opportunity to live apart and test the waters before committing to the decision to officially end their marriage. Research shows that a…
Rank this Week: 1876

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/
Rank this Week: 2511

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

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

http://arnoldwadsworth.com/blog/
  • Jun 20

    A Brief Introduction to Utah Deficiency Action

    A Brief Introduction to Utah Deficiency Action
    When a lender forecloses on a mortgage and sells the property, it sometimes happens that the sale price does not cover the entire mortgaged amount. For example, you owe the bank $250,000 but the home only sells for $200,000 at auction. The…
  • Jun 15

    What You Need to Know About the Utah Driver’s License Appeal Process Following a DUI Arrest

    What You Need to Know About the Utah Driver’s License Appeal Process Following a DUI Arrest
    Millions of Americans rely on their driver’s license to legally drive to and from work, school, the grocery store, and other destinations. Losing it after a DUI arrest can be inconvenient at best, and life-changing at the worst. The DUI…
  • Jun 10

    6 Illegal Bill Collection Tactics to Watch For

    6 Illegal Bill Collection Tactics to Watch For
    The phone is ringing again, but you don’t pick up because you’re pretty sure who it is: that collection agency that’s been chasing you for overdue credit card or loan payments. You offered to do a payment arrangement, but…
Rank this Week: 3850

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 20

    Exclusive Possession of the Marital Residence: Who Leaves?

    Exclusive Possession of the Marital Residence: Who Leaves?
    Many couples continue to reside together in the marital residence during divorce proceedings, even when the thought of having to continue to live with their spouse is terribly unpleasant.  This may be especially true when there are…
  • May 15

    DuPage County Children’s Center

    DuPage County Children’s Center
    In many custody disputes, allegations of abuse against children are thrown around.  Sometimes, people use this simply as a means of mudslinging to gain an upper hand in the court’s eyes against the opposing party.  However,…
  • May 1

    Are Individual Federal Income Taxes Dischargeable in Bankruptcy?

    Are Individual Federal Income Taxes Dischargeable in Bankruptcy?
    The answer is, it depends.  Generally, federal income taxes that are due and owing are non-dischargeable in bankruptcy, meaning that even if the bankruptcy eliminates a person’s other secured or unsecured debt, the tax debt he or…
Rank this Week: 2676

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Jun 19

    Child’s Moving Back Home Revives Child Support Obligation

    Child’s Moving Back Home Revives Child Support Obligation
    The divorced couple’s child moved out of the mother’s home when he was 18, established his own residence, and began paying for all of his own expenses. Thereafter, the father’s petition to terminate his support obligations…
  • May 21

    Keeping Secrets During Divorce Action Partially Invalidates Settlement

    Keeping Secrets During Divorce Action Partially Invalidates Settlement
    The failure of a spouse to disclose a material change in facts that occurred during settlement negotiations may result in an invalidation of the related settlement provisions. So held the he Appellate Division, Third Department in its May 11,…
  • Apr 30

    Should Religious and Cultural Traditions Impact Equitable Distribution?

    Should Religious and Cultural Traditions Impact Equitable Distribution?
    What happens when cultural and religious traditions clash with the presumptions underlying New York’s Equitable Distribution Law, negating the concept that a marriage is an economic partnership? To what extent should those traditions…
Rank this Week: 3951

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/
Rank this Week: 2319

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

Covers mediation, arbitration and family/divorce law in NJ.

https://www.sannsmediation.com/blog/
  • Jun 19

    Conflict and Divorce Quote — Ella Fitzgerald

    Conflict and Divorce Quote — Ella Fitzgerald
    “It isn’t where you came from, it’s where you’re going that counts.” — Ella Fitzgerald (1917 – 1996), American Jazz Singer Mediation is a forward-looking process — we worry less about what…
  • Jun 6

    Conflict Quote — W. R. Inge

    Conflict Quote — W. R. Inge
    “Worry is interest paid on trouble before it falls due.” — W. R. Inge (1860 – 1954), English author, Anglican priest, professor of divinity at Cambridge, and Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral The post…
  • May 5

    Conflict and Divorce Quote — Søren Kierkegaard

    Conflict and Divorce Quote — Søren Kierkegaard
    “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” — Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855), Danish philosopher, theologian, poet, social critic and religious author The post Conflict and Divorce…
Rank this Week: 1474

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 18

    In Re: A.F. Petitioner v. K.H. Respondent

    In Re: A.F. Petitioner v. K.H. Respondent
    No. P-3017 May 25, 2017 The parties, in this case, were domestic partners. After 2005, they decided to have children. K.H. would carry the children and become pregnant via a sperm donor. The parties separated in 2011. Continue reading
  • Jun 11

    In re: Donnisha S.

    In re: Donnisha S.
    April 19,2017 In October of 2017, the Administration of Child Services (ACS) filed an Article 10 proceeding on behalf of the child Donnisha, against the paternal grandmother and uncle. A petition for neglect states that Ms. PW (grandmother),…
  • May 26

    Corrigan v. New York State Office of Children and Family Service

    Corrigan v. New York State Office of Children and Family Service
    2017 New York Slip Op. 01020 February 9, 2017 Facts Continue reading
Rank this Week: 4348

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By McClure Law Group.

http://www.texasdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 16

    Reimbursement in Texas Divorce

    Reimbursement in Texas Divorce
    In a recent Texas appellate decision, a wife appealed a judgment dividing a community estate between her and her husband. She argued that the trial court should have ordered the husband to reimburse her for certain expenses. The couple had…
  • Jun 10

    Child Support for an Adult Disabled Child in Texa

    Child Support for an Adult Disabled Child in Texa
    In a recent Texas appellate decision, a father raised four issues related to a lower court’s provision of child support for his adult disabled child, among other things. The couple was married in 1992 and had two kids, TWG and a minor…
  • Jun 8

    Giving Children a Voice in Custody Dispute

    Giving Children a Voice in Custody Dispute
    Many people ask: Can my children decide where they want to live in a divorce? There are many ways for a court to consider children’s input about where they want to live. The first way is simply allowing children to talk to the judge.…
Rank this Week: 1322

DuPage County Divorce Attorneys…

DuPage County Divorce Attorneys Blog

By Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC.

http://www.mkfmlaw.com/dupageattorney
  • Jun 16

    Sexual Harassment Investigation Leads to Firings at Uber

    Sexual Harassment Investigation Leads to Firings at Uber
    Over the last few years, ridesharing industry leader Uber has faced a number of significant legal challenges. The San Francisco-based tech firm has been the focus of numerous lawsuits related to the employment status of its driver/partners,…
  • Jun 7

    Establish Healthy Boundaries During Separation

    Establish Healthy Boundaries During Separation
    The transition from being married to being divorced is not an easy one. You are still technically married but may be living apart from your spouse, and household items are beginning to be divided. Children may begin spending time with both…
  • May 25

    Inappropriate Behavior May Be Verbal Harassment

    Inappropriate Behavior May Be Verbal Harassment
    Most people are aware that inappropriate touching and overt sexual advances generally constitute sexual harassment in the workplace. Verbal sexual harassment, however, includes more than just requests for physical acts and obvious catcalls.…
Rank this Week: 1665

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/
  • Jun 16

    Gary Indiana Injury Lawsuit $500k Default Judgment for Plaintiff Affirmed

    Gary Indiana Injury Lawsuit $500k Default Judgment for Plaintiff Affirmed
    A default judgment in an Indiana personal injury lawsuit can occur when there is a failure to take action by one of the involved parties. In most cases, it’s a judgment in favor of the plaintiff (the injured person) when the defendant…
  • Jun 2

    Indiana Truck Accident Verdict of $2.1M Affirmed by Appellate Court

    Indiana Truck Accident Verdict of $2.1M Affirmed by Appellate Court
    The Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed a $2.13 million judgment favoring a woman who suffered a permanent injury in a trucking accident that killed her fiance.  The case stems from a 2008 trucking crash in which a tractor-trailer driver…
  • May 17

    Indiana Hit-and-Run Crash Victims Deserve Compensation

    Indiana Hit-and-Run Crash Victims Deserve Compensation
    Indiana hit-and-run accidents can prove challenging from a civil litigation standpoint for a myriad of reasons, sometimes even if the driver is found. Contacting an experienced Highland injury lawyer is imperative to maximizing the chances of…
Rank this Week: 4646

Milwaukee Divorce Lawyer Blog

Milwaukee Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Reddin & Singer, L.L.P.

https://www.milwaukeedivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 15

    Wisconsin Court Approves Termination of Parental Right

    Wisconsin Court Approves Termination of Parental Right
    The termination of parental rights in Wisconsin is a very serious issue. Courts do not take requests for the termination of rights lightly, since any outcome can have grave consequences for all of the parties involved. In evaluating a…
  • Jun 15

    Wisconsin Court Denies Request for Modification of Maintenance

    Wisconsin Court Denies Request for Modification of Maintenance
    The modification of spousal maintenance is an issue that arises frequently after a divorce. In some cases, a party may not be satisfied with the original maintenance award issued by the court and may try to have it changed after the requisite…
  • Jun 15

    Wisconsin Court Makes Clear that Parties Must Be Responsive and Responsible in Divorce Proceeding

    Wisconsin Court Makes Clear that Parties Must Be Responsive and Responsible in Divorce Proceeding
    Dealing with divorce is never easy. It can be emotionally, mentally, and financially draining. On top of the many practical adjustments and changes to life routines, ex-spouses must deal with the complicated and lengthy nature of divorce…
Rank this Week: 2849

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

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

    Spousal Support for California Spouses Who Can’t Work

    Spousal Support for California Spouses Who Can’t Work
    Spousal support (or alimony) is meant to help one spouse maintain a certain level of financial stability after a divorce. In other words, the monthly payments are intended to help the person keep something close to the standard of living that…
  • May 31

    House Sale Hijinks Cost Divorcing California Spouse Big Time

    House Sale Hijinks Cost Divorcing California Spouse Big Time
    It’s important for spouses getting divorced to understand that the process is a legal matter that happens through the court system. As a recent case out of California’s Sixth District makes clear, judges take that process…
  • May 15

    How Pensions and Benefits Affect Spousal Support in California

    How Pensions and Benefits Affect Spousal Support in California
    California courts look at a number of factors in deciding whether to award spousal support in a divorce case. These include the ability of the spouse seeking support to make money and become self-supporting. A court has to find that the…
Rank this Week: 2015

Always Family Center

Always Family Center

Covers Minnesota family conflict and divorce issues. By Carl Arnold.

http://alwaysfamilycenter.com
  • Jun 15

    Привет, мир!

    Привет, мир!
    Добро пожаловать в WordPress. Это ваша первая…
  • Nov 26

    Daisy Camp schedule for end of 2014 and into 2015

    Daisy Camp schedule for end of 2014 and into 2015
    I have an update on Daisy Camp to share.  See below! We have our 2015 calendar of events ready to go (click here for schedule).  We are still adding more events. Our last event for 2014 is on the Financial Nuts ……
  • Oct 22

    Give Your Used Cell Phone to a Good Cause (Survivors of Domestic Violence)

    Give Your Used Cell Phone to a Good Cause (Survivors of Domestic Violence)
    Give Your Used Cell Phone to a Good Cause (Survivors of Domestic Violence) Although I don’t use Verizon for my own cell phone service provider, I recently came across a Verizon wireless page about how you can donate your used ……
Rank this Week: 4027

Kaminetzky & Associates, P.C. Blog

Kaminetzky & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers New York family law.

http://www.kaminetzkylaw.com/category/divorce-law/
  • Jun 14

    What is a Waiver of Estate Rights?

    What is a Waiver of Estate Rights?
    In New York, your spouse has something called a right of election. What this means is that no matter what you want to leave them in your will, they have a right to $50,000 plus one third of your estate. So for instance if you die with a will…
  • Jun 1

    Nesting: The Logistics of the “Family” Home

    Nesting: The Logistics of the “Family” Home
    Nesting has become a popular concept for families of divorce lately, with articles in the New York Times and other well known publications. Nesting, if you are not familiar with the term, is when divorcing parents arrange for the children to…
  • May 18

    What to Expect at Our Divorce Consultation

    What to Expect at Our Divorce Consultation
    Many potential clients come to us when they are in the planning stage of a divorce. No one has served any papers, sometimes they are not even sure they want to file for divorce, they are just thinking about it. When we have a consultation for…
Rank this Week: 1662