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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
  • Sep 22

    WTF is irreconcilable differences?

    WTF is irreconcilable differences?
    A friend and colleague of mine suggested I blog about Angelina Jolie’s recent filing for divorce from Brad Pitt on the ground of “irreconcilable differences,” noting that South Carolina does not allow divorce on that ground.…
  • Sep 13

    Are Sully’s views of masculine emotional intimacy outdated?

    Are Sully’s views of masculine emotional intimacy outdated?
    Clint Eastwood’s just-released Sully clearly admires its titular character, Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, played by Tom Hanks. It presents Sully as an icon of competence, integrity, and calm under pressure. Like most such…
  • Sep 10

    Five years of litigation, all for naught

    Five years of litigation, all for naught
    Pity poor Lori Stoney, a fellow member of the Charleston County family court bar, and the appellant in the July 27, 2016 Court of Appeals opinion in Stoney v. Stoney. After waiting over 20 months from oral argument to the decision, the Court…
Rank this Week: 4061

New Jersey Family Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Helfand & Associates.

http://www.newjerseyfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Fraud and the PSA

    Fraud and the PSA
    When parties get divorced, usually neither party is totally satisfied. The goal in formulating an agreement is to have an end result that is fair under the law. A lot of work can go into a Property Settlement Agreement (PSA), also known as a…
  • Sep 22

    Fraud and the PSA

    Fraud and the PSA
    When parties get divorced, usually neither party is totally satisfied. The goal in formulating an agreement is to have an end result that is fair under the law. A lot of work can go into a Property Settlement Agreement (PSA), also known as a…
  • Sep 1

    Restraining Orders in New Jersey Divorce Cases – AFF v. CHG

    Restraining Orders in New Jersey Divorce Cases – AFF v. CHG
    If you have been harassed or feel threatened by your spouse, a family member, or another person, you have a right to seek a restraining order that prevents the person from coming near you. These legal tools, unfortunately, can come in…
Rank this Week: 1723

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Sep 21

    Why Would Angelina Jolie Demand Sole Custody?

    Why Would Angelina Jolie Demand Sole Custody?
    When I read this morning that Brad and Angie were kaput, I didn’t believe it. After all, every month for the past several years some gossip magazine has splashed this headline across their cover page. Only it was never true. But today…
  • Sep 13

    Get Over It Hillary…

    Get Over It Hillary…
    In a recent interview with HUMANSOFNEWYORK.COM Hillary Clinton explains why she may appear to be “cold and unemotional”. “I was taking a law school admissions test in a big classroom at Harvard. My friend and I were some of…
  • Aug 31

    GUEST POST: FATHERLESS IN NORTH AMERICA

    GUEST POST: FATHERLESS IN NORTH AMERICA
    TERRY BRENNAN is the co-founder of “LEADING WOMEN FOR SHARED PARENTING”, an organization based in the United States, with invited members located world-wide. Members include women who are Senators, members of the House of…
Rank this Week: 287

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

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

http://www.massachusettsdivorcelawmonitor.com/
  • Sep 21

    12 of the Most Common Divorce-Related Question

    12 of the Most Common Divorce-Related Question
    Hi there, If you’re considering a divorce, prepare to face some of the most difficult questions of your life. The divorce process doesn’t have to be a minefield of uncertainty, though. Some of the most common mistakes are also the…
  • Sep 1

    How to Choose the Right Divorce Attorney for You

    How to Choose the Right Divorce Attorney for You
    Hi there, People have very strong opinions on whether to hire a divorce attorney. One friend may tell you, “Oh I didn’t use an attorney, and it was fine.” Another may say, “My attorney was terrible, the ex got…
  • Aug 26

    2016 Best Legal Blog Competition Nomination

    2016 Best Legal Blog Competition Nomination
    If you find the Divorce Law Monitor blog to be helpful, we could use your assistance with something! Please indulge us as we ask for a quick favor. The Expert Institute is accepting nominations for the 2016 Best Legal Blog Competition,…
Rank this Week: 430

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

http://www.alabamacriminalandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Alabama Laws — Domestic Violence

    Alabama Laws — Domestic Violence
    Domestic violence happens when the defendant and the victim have a special relationship and the defendant commits particular crimes against the victim.
  • Sep 15

    Andrew Skier again quoted in the Montgomery Advertiser

    Andrew Skier again quoted in the Montgomery Advertiser
    I received a call a couple of days ago from a reporter with the Montgomery Advertiser, and spoke with him briefly about a case that I am handling and he is continuing to cover. Here is a link to the article that he wrote about the matter:…
  • Sep 14

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws — Murder, Manslaughter, & Criminally Negligent Homicide

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws — Murder, Manslaughter, & Criminally Negligent Homicide
    Alabama law recognizes three levels of culpability, and three separate offenses that can be charged. These charges are, in descending order of seriousness, Murder, Manslaughter, and Criminally Negligent Homicide.
Rank this Week: 1674

Real Divorce Mediation Blog

Real Divorce Mediation Blog

By Whole Mediation & Consulting Services P.C.

http://wholemediation.com/category/real-divorce-mediation/
  • Sep 20

    Debunking More Divorce Mediation Myth

    Debunking More Divorce Mediation Myth
    It’s been awhile since I discussed the common myths about divorce mediation, and some additional myths have become commonplace over the last couple of years. Let’s debunk the following common myths about divorce mediation to help…
  • Aug 22

    Divorce Mediation Guidance: Top Pointers for Negotiation

    Divorce Mediation Guidance: Top Pointers for Negotiation
    Negotiation is a key part of divorce mediation, as each party attempts to come to an agreement about division of assets and debt, co-parenting if applicable, and settling all of the complicated details associated with divorce. Effective…
  • Jun 17

    Six Deadly Obstacles to Effective Mediation Negotiation

    Six Deadly Obstacles to Effective Mediation Negotiation
    Of the seven deadly sins (pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath/anger, and sloth/laziness), six are incredibly harmful to the negotiation process in divorce mediation. Many of these, such as pride, envy and anger, may have been some of…
Rank this Week: 2151

Creative Resolutions Blog

Creative Resolutions Blog

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

http://www.newyorkdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    2 Good Reasons to Keep Your Divorce Out of Court: Control & Flexibility

    2 Good Reasons to Keep Your Divorce Out of Court: Control & Flexibility
    {6:10 minutes to read} The is the first article in a series focused on Why Court Should Be the Last Resort For Your Divorce. If you’d like a copy of the infographic that tells you more, click here. Join me as we examine the myriad…
  • Sep 7

    More Reasons To Keep Your Divorce Out of Court: It’s All About the Future and Long Term Satisfaction

    More Reasons To Keep Your Divorce Out of Court: It’s All About the Future and Long Term Satisfaction
    “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” Maria Robinson If you get into an argument with someone, does it do you any good to dwell on it for the rest of the day or the week…
  • Aug 16

    Being the Lawyer Clients Need—But Think They Do Not Want

    Being the Lawyer Clients Need—But Think They Do Not Want
    As a mediator and collaborative lawyer, I attract clients whose main priority is to come to an amicable agreement. What I want them to understand is that an amicable agreement does equal a vague agreement. We need to balance the desire for an…
Rank this Week: 4632

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/
  • Sep 20

    Klimeck v. Klimeck – Indiana Court of Appeals Reviews Divorce Agreement

    Klimeck v. Klimeck – Indiana Court of Appeals Reviews Divorce Agreement
    The Indiana Court of Appeals recently took on the divorce case of a well-educated couple who married in 1995 and had two children. The husband, a tenured professor at Purdue University and the wife, a chemical engineer with a master’s…
  • Sep 2

    Laesch v. Laesch – Indiana Court Affirms Sanctions for Failure to Pay Per Divorce Agreement

    Laesch v. Laesch – Indiana Court Affirms Sanctions for Failure to Pay Per Divorce Agreement
    The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court decision in Laesch v. Laesch, finding a husband must: Pay interest on his monthly-payments to his wife, because he did not pay it in a lump sum; Be held in contempt for failure to obtain…
  • Aug 28

    Peterson v. Peterson – Failure to Pay Spousal Support

    Peterson v. Peterson – Failure to Pay Spousal Support
    Spousal support, once a critical aspect of any divorce case, has waned in recent years as both spouses often work outside the home and contribute somewhat equally to the financial stability of the household. Where husbands once were always…
Rank this Week: 4560

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Sep 19

    The Nevares Case and the UCCJEA

    The Nevares Case and the UCCJEA
    Nevares v. Adoptive Couple, 2016 UT 39 The Utah Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) creates a uniform and predictable method for determining which state has jurisdiction to make child custody decisions. Bobby…
  • Aug 17

    Excluding 404(b) Evidence for Unfair Prejudice

    Excluding 404(b) Evidence for Unfair Prejudice
    The Court Can Exclude Relevant Evidence if it Causes Unfair Prejudice The court of appeals recently addressed rule 404(b) and the “unfair prejudice” standard for excluding relevant evidence in State v. Rackham. In…
  • Jul 26

    The Admissibility of a Criminal Conviction in a Utah Trial

    The Admissibility of a Criminal Conviction in a Utah Trial
    Evidence of a Criminal Conviction Involving Dishonesty Dr. Taylor started treating Mr. Robinson in 2003 for chronic back pain and degenerative disc disease. He prescribed various pain medications to Mr. Robinson over the next three years, but…
Rank this Week: 2085

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

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

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Sep 19

    Spoliation of Social Media Evidence: Think Before You Delete

    Spoliation of Social Media Evidence: Think Before You Delete
    We have all heard the warning, “Be careful of what you post on the Internet!” However, all of us find ourselves in a situation where we wish we had been more cautious and could take back what we posted on social media. Typically…
  • Sep 6

    Blumenthal v Brewer: What Can Go Wrong If Couples Do Not Marry

    Blumenthal v Brewer: What Can Go Wrong If Couples Do Not Marry
    Women and men who do not marry each other, even in decades-long relationships, have no right to maintenance (formerly called alimony) if the relationship ends.  These unmarried women and men also have no right to their former…
  • Aug 24

    New Study Finds Seasonal Increases in Divorce

    New Study Finds Seasonal Increases in Divorce
    The transition from the summer to fall season usually brings to mind students returning to school, the kickoff of the football matchups and the leaves changing colors.  A recent study conducted by sociologists at the University of…
Rank this Week: 726

Ontario Family Law Blog

Ontario Family Law Blog

Covers family law and collaborative team practice issues. By Galbraith Family Law.

http://www.ontariofamilylawblog.com
  • Sep 19

    Non-physical Domestic (Family) Violence and Family Law

    Non-physical Domestic (Family) Violence and Family Law
    You may be wondering whether you can count on the family law court to help you if you have suffered non-physical abuse. There are different forms of non-physical abuse that can be viewed as domestic violence.  Your partner may harass or…
  • Aug 24

    It’s back to school time!

    It’s back to school time!
    This can be an exciting time for some kids and maybe a bit upsetting for others.  For parents that are separated, it can be an especially stressful time.  Questions come up about how much time the children should be spending with…
  • Jul 19

    How Does the New Canada Child Benefit impact Spousal Support?

    How Does the New Canada Child Benefit impact Spousal Support?
    As most families are aware, the new Canada Child Benefit (“CCB”) effective July 1, 2016 is the replacement for the Child Canada Tax Benefit (“CCTB”) & the Universal Child Care Benefit (“UCCB”). Prior to…
Rank this Week: 3390

Texas Family Law Blog

Texas Family Law Blog

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

http://www.austintexaslegal.com/Blog/
  • Sep 19

    CPS Parent Resoure Guide Part 9: Family Group Decision-Making

    CPS Parent Resoure Guide Part 9: Family Group Decision-Making
    Studies have shown that parents who work  with a support network made up of family, friends, neighbors, community members and teachers are more likely to have their cases successfully dismissed while the children in these cases are less…
  • Sep 11

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 8: Court Process and Planning for a Permanent Proce

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 8: Court Process and Planning for a Permanent Proce
    If your children have been removed and a judge has determined CPS has enough evidence to maintain temporary custody, the next year of your life will be filled with a series of meetings and court hearings.     Several times…
  • Dec 15

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 7: Removal

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 7: Removal
    The removal phase is one where there start to become an increasing number of legal protections in place. The most important thing in this phase is to be careful not to consent to things that you do not mean to, and end up waiving your rights…
Rank this Week: 2071

Michigan Divorce Lawyers Blog

Michigan Divorce Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigandivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Are Prenuptial Agreements Enforceable?

    Are Prenuptial Agreements Enforceable?
    In Rinvelt v. Rinvelt, 190 Mich App 372, 380; 475 NW2d 478, 482 (1991), the Court of Appeals held that prenuptial agreements governing the division of property in the event of divorce are enforceable if the following criteria is met: 1.) Was…
  • Sep 5

    What is “proper cause” to challenge custody?

    What is “proper cause” to challenge custody?
    Under the Child Custody Act, proper cause or a change in circumstances means one or more appropriate grounds that have or could have a significant effect on the child’s life to the extent that a reevaluation of the child’s…
  • Aug 22

    What is an established custodial environment?

    What is an established custodial environment?
    Where a change of custody is sought, the initial inquiry is whether there is an established custodial environment. An established custodial environment (ECE)  is an environment of “significant duration in which a parent provides…
Rank this Week: 3782

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/
  • Sep 19

    Changing Your Name Due to Marriage or Divorce? Use this Checklist

    Changing Your Name Due to Marriage or Divorce? Use this Checklist
    Changing your name in New Jersey requires court approval following a process designed to ensure the name change isn’t being requested for unlawful or deceptive purposes. The exception to this is a name change due to marriage and/or…
  • Sep 19

    Changing Your Name Due to Marriage or Divorce? Use this Checklist

    Changing Your Name Due to Marriage or Divorce? Use this Checklist
    Changing your name in New Jersey requires court approval following a process designed to ensure the name change isn’t being requested for unlawful or deceptive purposes. The exception to this is a name change due to marriage and/or…
  • Sep 5

    Is A Co-Parenting Custody Arrangement Right for You?

    Is A Co-Parenting Custody Arrangement Right for You?
    In a co-parenting custody arrangement, parents work together to maintain equal roles in raising their children. Proponents of this arrangement believe it provides a healthy environment particularly for the children by minimizing the…
Rank this Week: 1121

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.fsgattorneys.com/blog
  • Sep 18

    Creditor Rights Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Creditor Rights Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    Fessler, Schneider, & Grimme provide efficient, professional representation for our clients. We support local businesses and aggressively defend their rights.  We are committed to providing the finest quality legal services to our…
  • Sep 2

    Family Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY

    Family Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY
    Everyone plans for the future.  At least, we plan for what appears to be the “big” things, college, retirement, vacations, and so forth.   What we don’t plan for is the unexpected, unwanted, and out of our…
  • Aug 15

    Specialist Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY

    Specialist Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY
    We all know that doctors specialize, but you may not realize that lawyers specialize as well.   Fessler, Schneider & Grimme have personal injury and family law as two of their specialties. Specialist Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY…
Rank this Week: 2538

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/
  • Sep 18

    May It Be Infinite While It Last

    May It Be Infinite While It Last
    Kristen and I spent a weekend last winter obsessed with figuring out our ancestry.  A family rumor on my side of Scandinavian roots was defeated and instead we learned that my Dad is a descendant of King Edward I (a bad, bad, bad man…
  • Sep 6

    Divorce and Brick Dust

    Divorce and Brick Dust
    The plan yesterday was to have a new sign installed in Freed Marcroft’s reception area.  Our intrepid signmaker friends spent the holiday weekend trying to get the sign itself finished for us, and yesterday evening — on…
  • Aug 31

    Back to School, Taylor Swift, and New Beginning

    Back to School, Taylor Swift, and New Beginning
    This morning our nieces headed off to first (how?) and fifth (basically impossible!) grades.  Thanks to Carla, Felicia, and Jackie, Freed Marcroft now has a kindergartener, a first grader, a second grader, an eighth grader, and…
Rank this Week: 1904

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By McClure Law Group.

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

    Retroactive Child Support in Texa

    Retroactive Child Support in Texa
    In the Texas appellate case of In re Aer, a father appealed a divorce decree in connection with an award of retroactive child support and the distribution of marital property. The mother and father sued for divorce. The court held a…
  • Sep 5

    Defrauding the Marital Community in Texa

    Defrauding the Marital Community in Texa
    In Re Interest of MG is a recent divorce case involving issues of property division, child support, the appointment of a sole managing conservator, and visitation. The husband and wife married in Africa and then moved to Texas. At the time of…
  • Aug 30

    What to Expect When You’re Expecting (& Divorcing)

    What to Expect When You’re Expecting (& Divorcing)
    Can a married couple get divorced in Texas while the wife is pregnant? It is highly unlikely. Most Texas courts will not grant a divorce to a married couple if the wife is pregnant. Instead, the couple will have to wait until after the baby…
Rank this Week: 1961

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

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

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 850

New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

By Bruce Provda.

http://www.nydivorcefirm.com/blog
  • Sep 16

    What can kids learn from Christmas?

    What can kids learn from Christmas?
    Faceless giving does little to teach our kids the true meaning of giving. When did the spirit of giving turn into the spirit of consumerism? Our kids of all ages are targeted by advertising aimed at raising the “nag factor”. The…
  • Sep 14

    Why Didn’t He Call: Reasons Why Men Disappear (5 of 5)

    Why Didn’t He Call: Reasons Why Men Disappear (5 of 5)
    Once You Do This… There Is Not Turning Back. We Return To Part 5 Of: Why Didn’t He Call I know, we don’t live in a perfect world and we do things all the time that we regret latter, but that’s just part of living…
  • Sep 1

    Unusual custody arrangement

    Unusual custody arrangement
    How unconventional can custody arrangements get? Is every other weekend the only option? Custody arrangements with visitation every other weekend and perhaps one mid week evening is generally considered the norm. However custody arrangements…
Rank this Week: 2117

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/
  • Sep 15

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 1

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 1
    When someone calls a lawyer to proceed with an uncontested divorce, unfortunately they are often not correct in identifying the case as uncontested.  As in, an uncontested case, from start to finish.  Commonly, the…
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1326

Divorce and Family Law in Tarrant…

Divorce and Family Law in Tarrant County, Texas

Discusses family law and divorce issues. By Dick Price.

http://dick-price.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 15

    Want to be Divorced by the End of the Year?

    Want to be Divorced by the End of the Year?
    About this time of the year, some people finally decide that the time has arrived to end their marriage.  Some people want to put off change until after the holidays, but others prefer to end things quickly and cleanly.  They want…
  • Sep 1

    10 Tips for Going to Court

    10 Tips for Going to Court
    If you are in a traditionally litigated divorce, you almost inevitably will end up in Court for a hearing.  Here are some quick reminders of what you should do.1.  Dress appropriately.  Business or church type clothing will…
  • Aug 15

    Getting Expert Help

    Getting Expert Help
    Divorces can be simple, somewhat complicated or very complicated.  At a time when more and more people want to "Do it Yourself", some people seem to act as if their divorces were simpler than they are  You have a simple divorce if…
Rank this Week: 1058

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1662

Texas Collaborative Law Blog

Texas Collaborative Law Blog

Provides information about the Texas approach to Collaborative Law. By Dick Price.

http://texascollaborativelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 15

    Will it Work?

    Will it Work?
    When you hear about some new idea that someone urges you to try out, one of your first questions may be, "Will it Work?". We don't want to waste time and money on something that doesn't stand a chance of working.It may not work.Anyone telling…
  • Sep 15

    Will it Work?

    Will it Work?
    When you hear about some new idea that someone urges you to try out, one of your first questions will be, "Will it Work?". We don't want to waste time and money on something that doesn't stand a chance of working.It may not work.Anyone…
  • Sep 1

    Why Do We All Meet in the Same Room? Part 2 -- Benefit

    Why Do We All Meet in the Same Room? Part 2 -- Benefit
    We recently discussed why having Collaborative meetings works when all the parties are in the room sitting around a common table.  It's a safe, effective and well-managed process.This is in contrast to the typical litigation scenario…
Rank this Week: 1448

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/
  • Sep 14

    Civil Contempt Punishments and Your Maryland Custody and Visitation Case

    Civil Contempt Punishments and Your Maryland Custody and Visitation Case
    For some families, one of the greatest challenges is achieving a successful and workable arrangement regarding child custody and visitation. For some parents, an unfavorable ruling in their visitation case may create a temptation to ignore…
  • Sep 14

    Civil Contempt Punishments and Your Maryland Custody and Visitation Case

    Civil Contempt Punishments and Your Maryland Custody and Visitation Case
    For some families, one of the greatest challenges is achieving a successful and workable arrangement regarding child custody and visitation. For some parents, an unfavorable ruling in their visitation case may create a temptation to ignore…
  • Aug 26

    Unemployment, Imputed Income, and Calculating Child Support in Maryland

    Unemployment, Imputed Income, and Calculating Child Support in Maryland
    For many people, the loss of a job and subsequent unemployment can be a stressful time. This can become even more so if your ex-spouse is seeking to make you pay child support commensurate with an income that you don’t make. In one…
Rank this Week: 2592

Next Phase Legal Blog

Next Phase Legal Blog

Covers divorce and family law. By Next Phase Legal LLC.

http://nextphaselegal.com/blog/
  • Sep 13

    Conciliation: What is the Advantage?

    Conciliation: What is the Advantage?
    The conciliation process can be an invaluable tool to reduce intractable conflict in cases where obstacles prevent out of court settlements and cost-effective resolutions. An experienced conciliator can serve as a conflict surgeon and help…
  • Sep 6

    Is Adultery in Massachusetts Really a Crime?

    Is Adultery in Massachusetts Really a Crime?
    In more than 20 US states, including Massachusetts, adultery is a crime. It may seem archaic, but these are still active laws on the books. In Massachusetts, adultery is considered a crime “against chastity, morality, decency, and good…
  • Sep 6

    Fighting Over Fido: Custody of Pets in a Divorce

    Fighting Over Fido: Custody of Pets in a Divorce
    When you think of custody battles between divorcing spouses, you might assume their fight is over the children. However, in some  situations, the disagreement between two separating people is not about a human child, but instead a fur…
Rank this Week: 1756

Riverside County Family Law Blog

Riverside County Family Law Blog

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

http://www.thurmanarnold.com/Blog/Recent-Blog-Posts/RSS.xml
Rank this Week: 4864

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Sep 9

    What not to say to your kids in a divorce.

    What not to say to your kids in a divorce.
    As a family lawyer who deals with custody issues, I often remember Keanu Reeve’s line in the 1989 movie, Parenthood:  “You know, Mrs. Buckman, you need a license to buy a dog, or drive a car. H(eck), you need a license to…
  • Sep 9

    What not to say to your kids in a divorce.

    What not to say to your kids in a divorce.
    As a family lawyer who deals with custody issues, I often remember Keanu Reeve’s line in the 1989 movie, Parenthood:  “You know, Mrs. Buckman, you need a license to buy a dog, or drive a car. H(eck), you need a license to…
  • Sep 6

    Judge Jones Weighs In on Pendente Lite Alimony Under the Amended Statute: The Case of Malik v. Malik

    Judge Jones Weighs In on Pendente Lite Alimony Under the Amended Statute: The Case of Malik v. Malik
    You have one household barely scraping by. You have two incomes, but the bills still pile up. From month to month, you pinch pennies, cut coupons and budget. Now take that household, double the expenses, and cut the income in half. Good luck.…
Rank this Week: 191

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 9

    Are Doctors Doomed to Divorce?

    Are Doctors Doomed to Divorce?
    Ask anyone about the divorce rate for doctors, and you are likely to hear that doctors do, in fact, get divorced far more often than other professionals—and far more often than the general population. If you happen to be speaking about…
  • Aug 15

    Women Initiate Divorces More than Men Studies Say

    Women Initiate Divorces More than Men Studies Say
    An oft-used joke among comedians goes something like this: “Do you know why more women file for divorce than men? Because women know murder is illegal.” While not all that funny, in fact women do initiate divorces more often than…
  • Jul 18

    Making Summer Timesharing Work

    Making Summer Timesharing Work
    A few short decades ago, blended families were the exception rather than the rule. In today’s society, however, there are possibly more blended families than not. The “rules” for what constitutes a family have been…
Rank this Week: 2110

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Focuses on family law topics that affect people involved in family law litigation here in Texas. By Dennis M. Slate.

http://www.deerparkdivorcelawyers.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 7

    CPS Sanctioned By Texas Judge for "Groundless" Removal of Child

    CPS Sanctioned By Texas Judge for "Groundless" Removal of Child
    A Texas judge has sanctioned Child Protective Services (CPS) and ordered the agency to pay just under $28,000 in attorney’s fees in relation to the “groundless” 2014 removal of a child from her home without a court…
  • Jun 27

    Dennis Slate Named in Top 20 Houston Divorce Lawyers by Expertise

    Dennis Slate Named in Top 20 Houston Divorce Lawyers by Expertise
    Attorney Dennis M. Slate has been chosen as one of the top 20 divorce attorneys in Houston and the surrounding metropolitan area, including Deer Park. The selection comes from Expertise, one of the country’s top innovators when it…
  • Apr 25

    Social Media and Divorces Just Don't Mix

    Social Media and Divorces Just Don't Mix
    Are you the type to take a photograph of your lunch every day and post it onto Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media apps? Maybe you saw some beauty in the composition of the plate? Maybe you know a few friends who will…
Rank this Week: 3703

RandyWallace

RandyWallace

Blog about current issues in Mississippi law including personal injury, divorce and insurance.

http://randywallace.wordpress.com/
  • Sep 7

    Private landowners lose dog lawsuit against MDWF&P

    Private landowners lose dog lawsuit against MDWF&P
    Back in February of last year, I mentioned that a group of landowners filed a lawsuit in Hinds County Chancery Court against the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, the Mississippi Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries…
  • Jul 28

    Garlic knot

    Garlic knot
    A few weeks back my wife went to Meridian to visit family.  While on the visit, she ate at a place called Mimmo’s in Quitman.  According to my wife, it is the absolute best bread she ever tried (all the other food was really…
  • Jun 29

    Think before you send.

    Think before you send.
    Some 10+ years ago a defense lawyer as young as I was filed a motion in limine a few days before trial.  Most of it was baseless and by my estimation designed to either get a few more billable hours in or distract me from trial…
Rank this Week: 1673

Gardner Croft Solicitors Blog

Gardner Croft Solicitors Blog

Covers specialist legal services, personal injury claims, land registry, wealth protection, litigation and dispute resolution, and family law.

http://gardnercroft.co.uk/category/blog/
  • Sep 7

    Ploughing Match

    Ploughing Match
    INVITATION Come along and meet us at the 72nd East Kent Ploughing Match held this year at Nonington by kind permission of Mr and Mrs David Solley and Family. The event will be held on 28th September and it is a great opportunity for us to…
  • Aug 12

    Proudly Sponsoring Rotary Club of Canterbury Duck Race

    Proudly Sponsoring Rotary Club of Canterbury Duck Race
    Gardner Croft are proud to be the sponsor for 2016’s Rotary Club of Canterbury Duck Race on Sunday 18th September, in Westgate Gardens. Why not join in? The event is great fun, all you have to do is buy a duck from either Fitzgerald…
  • Jul 8

    On Probation

    On Probation
    Many employment contracts contain a probation period but what does that actually mean? From the perspective of an employment lawyer the answer under the law of England and Wales is in many cases – not a lot. There is no statutory effect…
Rank this Week: 2103

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 7

    Szyfranski v. Dunston: Illinois Contract Law and Frozen Embryo

    Szyfranski v. Dunston: Illinois Contract Law and Frozen Embryo
    Fertility treatments and agreements for the purposes of preserving fertility down the road have become more commonplace in recent years.  When disputes arise regarding who has control of the embryos, Illinois courts will look to…
  • Aug 24

    Premarital Agreements in Illinois: A Hypothetical Scenario

    Premarital Agreements in Illinois: A Hypothetical Scenario
    Imagine the following scenario:  Kim and her boyfriend Kanye decide they want to get married.  Kim and Kanye have acquired a lot of money, bling, and swag throughout their years of work in music and promotions.  Kim, being the…
  • Jul 11

    Is Money Withdrawn from an IRA “Income” for Child Support Purposes?

    Is Money Withdrawn from an IRA “Income” for Child Support Purposes?
      It is common for a child support payor to be required to pay a percentage of any additional income above and beyond a base percentage of his or her income.  This additional income may include, for example, bonuses, commissions, or…
Rank this Week: 2130

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Sep 6

    Men’s Divorce Podcast: Co-Parenting Tip

    Men’s Divorce Podcast: Co-Parenting Tip
    Each month, Dads Divorce sponsor Cordell & Cordell produces the Men’s Divorce Podcast, which features interviews with authors, politicians and other divorce professionals on issues fathers frequently face during the divorce process.…
  • Sep 4

    Does Alimony End Upon Cohabitation?

    Does Alimony End Upon Cohabitation?
    Question: How is alimony affected by cohabitation? I have evidence to prove my ex is living with another man, but they are not married.  Answer: While I am not licensed to practice law in your state and am unable to give you legal…
  • Sep 2

    How To Stop The Harassing Ex

    How To Stop The Harassing Ex
    Question: Is there anything I can do to stop my ex-wife from harassing me? Answer: While I am not licensed to practice law in your state and am unable to give you legal advice, I can give you some general observations on this issue based…
Rank this Week: 1047

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Sep 5

    Control, connection and meaning: 3 steps toward loving your job

    Control, connection and meaning: 3 steps toward loving your job
    CNN has advice for the majority of Americans: fall in love with your job even when you don’t like it. The secret is in reframing to find “control over our lives, positive daily connections, and joy and meaning in how…
  • Sep 1

    Professional Rating and Review of David Sarnacki, 2016 Family Law Super Lawyer

    Professional Rating and Review of David Sarnacki, 2016 Family Law Super Lawyer
    Super Lawyers selected David C. Sarnacki of The Sarnacki Law Firm as a 2016 Michigan Super Lawyer, a distinction limited to only 5% of Michigan attorneys. This honor is reserved for those “who exhibit excellence in practice.”
  • Aug 18

    How to apologize: meaning & empathy

    How to apologize: meaning & empathy
    CNN addresses children and apologies, offering lessons to us all. Kelly Wallace writes (excerpt): Erik Fisher, a psychologist working in the Atlanta area and co-author of “The Art of Empowered Parenting: The Manual You Wish Your Kids…
Rank this Week: 2469

Rochester Family Lawyer Blog

Rochester Family Lawyer Blog

Covers child support, domestic relations, and family law in New York. By Alexander Korotkin.

http://rochesterfamilylawyer.korotkinlaw.com
  • Sep 4

    Expanding Definition of What It Means to Be a Parent

    Expanding Definition of What It Means to Be a Parent
    The New York State Court of Appeals ruled last week in Brooke S.B. v Elizabeth A.C.C., 2016 N.Y. Slip. Op. 05903, that a loving caretaker who is not related to, or the adoptive guardian of, a child could still be permitted to ask…
  • Jul 24

    Final Custody Determination Requires a Plenary Hearing

    Final Custody Determination Requires a Plenary Hearing
    A mother who lost custody of her children after she broke windows at their father’s house and set fire to his clothes in the driveway should have received an evidentiary hearing, the Court of Appeals has ruled in S.L. v. J.R., 2016 N.Y.…
  • Apr 24

    Parent Who Is Prevented From Seeing Child By Other Spouse Is Not Obligated To Pay Child Support

    Parent Who Is Prevented From Seeing Child By Other Spouse Is Not Obligated To Pay Child Support
    I have previously written about situations where a child becomes constructively emancipated as a result of the child’s refusal to have contact with the parent.  What happens in situations where a parent is prevented from seeing the…
Rank this Week: 1119

Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

Covers Massachusetts law in the areas of family law, real estate, litigation, and other legal issues. By Alan Pransky.

http://massfamilylawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    PLAY DATES, GUNS, AND OTHER SAFETY QUESTIONS

    PLAY DATES, GUNS, AND OTHER SAFETY QUESTIONS
    This morning on the news there was a story about an 11 year old who was shot in the face. The shooting was accidental and the gun was legally registered and owned. One child was at another child's home and they found the gun and played with…
  • Mar 20

    The court didn't give me custody of my children. Am I a bad parent?

    The court didn't give me custody of my children. Am I a bad parent?
    In most custody cases, both parents are good parents who can take care of the children. A judge has to decide custody between two good choices. In most Massachusetts custody battles, custody is not decided on the basis that one parent is…
  • Jan 19

    A search of a computer for “communications” includes photographs.

    A search of a computer for “communications” includes photographs.
    In a recent case in Massachusetts a court ruled that a search warrant issued for a computer (in this case an iPhone) properly included a search for photographs. The search in this case arose out of a shooting on a city street between two…
Rank this Week: 3652

New York Divorce and Family Law…

New York Divorce and Family Law Blog

Covers New York divorce and family law decisions and legislation. By Joel R. Brandes.

http://brandeslaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2901

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
Rank this Week: 2520

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/
  • Aug 30

    International Recovery of Child Support

    International Recovery of Child Support
    President Obama signed the instrument of ratification for the Hague Convention on International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance. This will help U.S. custodial parents collection child support from parents who…
  • Aug 29

    Alert! New Online Docket Service Link for the 13th Circuit (Michigan Trial Courts)

    Alert! New Online Docket Service Link for the 13th Circuit (Michigan Trial Courts)
    You may want to bookmark this hyperlink to the online Civil Docket Sheet for the 13th Circuit Court (Michigan). It would be very handy if the webmaster would provide an automatic transfer, but perhaps they've not kept the old URL/website…
  • Aug 29

    Alert! New Online Docket Service Link for the 13th Circuit (Michigan Trial Courts)

    Alert! New Online Docket Service Link for the 13th Circuit (Michigan Trial Courts)
    You may want to bookmark this hyperlink to the online Civil Docket Sheet for the 13th Circuit Court (Michigan). It would be very handy if the webmaster would provide an automatic transfer, but perhaps they've not kept the old URL/website…
Rank this Week: 771

(619) Divorce Blog

(619) Divorce Blog

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

http://619divorce.com/blog/
  • Aug 29

    Depp Might Be Violating Divorce Agreement

    Depp Might Be Violating Divorce Agreement
    Amber Heard received $7 million as part of her divorce agreement. Though she had plans to donate the money, in full, to her two favorite charities – the American Civil Liberties Union, with a focus on battling violence against women,…
  • Aug 22

    Do Self-Care As You Divorce

    Do Self-Care As You Divorce
    Divorce is not only a difficult time in a person’s life, but it can also be emotionally traumatic. The relationship with your spouse and the structure of your lives that you helped establish in what you thought would be a…
  • Aug 16

    Legal Grounds for Annulment, Separation, and Divorce

    Legal Grounds for Annulment, Separation, and Divorce
    Just like marriage, divorce has a long history. While divorce was not at all common around the time people began to get married, that doesn’t mean thise weren’t people wishing for the end of their marriages. Hise we walk through…
Rank this Week: 1944

Main Line Pennsylvania Family Law…

Main Line Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

By Bookspan Family Law Associates, LLC.

http://www.mainlinepafamilylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3459

My Arizona Criminal, Child Abuse…

My Arizona Criminal, Child Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Focuses on the intersection of family and criminal law. By Gregg R. Woodnick, PLLC.

http://woodnicklawchildcustody.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 25

    Coping with Failed Adoption

    Coping with Failed Adoption
    Building adopted families is a dream for many people.  Perhaps adoption is a choice in the wake of fertility challenges, perhaps adoption is the product of a relative who is unable to care for their own child through CPS, or perhaps…
  • Jun 30

    Tuscon TV personalities charged with child abuse

    Tuscon TV personalities charged with child abuse
    Generally, when a baby tests positive for illegal drugs, it is immediately after birth.  That is to say, the drug for which the baby is positive is passed through the mother in utero.  The story below shows there are exceptions to…
  • Apr 29

    Update on the case: DCS interview without parental consent

    Update on the case: DCS interview without parental consent
      In February, the Department of Child Safety interviewed a child for a child neglect investigation without parental consent. This caused much debate, with the parents (and the Ombudsman) arguing that DCS lacked legal authority to…
Rank this Week: 529

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Florida divorce, child custody, and child support. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Venue Change

    Venue Change
    Changing Venue: Moving  Family Law Cases One question we often receive from our family law clients is if they can change courts, also known as venue, when they move to a new area in Florida from the court where the marriage dissolution…
  • Jul 15

    Parental Rights, Sex Crime

    Parental Rights, Sex Crime
    In 2009, a 14 year old girl was raped in Massachusetts and became pregnant.  Her attacker, Jaime Melendez, pled guilty to rape charges and was sentenced to 16 years probation.  He was also brought into family court and ordered to…
  • Jun 30

    Secret Call Recording

    Secret Call Recording
    Have you ever had the urge to be sneaky and record a phone call or a conversation between yourself and another person?  You just want to prove that the other person is a liar or otherwise full of it, and you decided that recording the…
Rank this Week: 2852

Ocala Divorce Lawyer Blog

Ocala Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida family law and divorce issues. By Anne E. Raduns.

http://www.ocalafamilylaw.com/Ocala-Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Aug 24

    Tips for Single Parents Going Back To School

    Tips for Single Parents Going Back To School
    Returning to college and pursuing your degree as an adult can be challenging, especially if you are a single parent. However, despite the difficulty of the task, accomplishing your educational goals is possible. The following are…
  • Aug 22

    Why Couples Over 50 Are Divorcing

    Why Couples Over 50 Are Divorcing
    Evidence shows humans are living longer lives today than any other generation before. According to a recent census statistic, the average lifespan of a man is about 77 years, while women are living upwards of 84-years-old. As more…
  • Aug 19

    3 Things You Should Do Before Filing for a Divorce

    3 Things You Should Do Before Filing for a Divorce
    Often couples considering divorce approach the process by making several of their decisions based on emotion. As experienced Ocala divorce attorneys, we have seen our fair share of acrimonious divorces. Whether your divorce is…
Rank this Week: 4771

Maryland Family Law

Maryland Family Law

Provides general information and commentary on child custody, support, divorce and separation, and visitation. By Heather Sunderman.

http://mdfamilylaw.typepad.com/sunderman/
  • Aug 23

    MCPS Increases Reporting to Child Protective Service

    MCPS Increases Reporting to Child Protective Service
    The Town Courier reports that the number of cases reported to Child Protective Services during fiscal year 2016 increased to 3,347 incidences. The increase was attributed to a change in policy encouraging employees of Montgomery County Public…
  • Apr 8

    Tax Day is coming...do you know your filing status?

    Tax Day is coming...do you know your filing status?
    Have you have filed your 2015 taxes yet? If you are separated or divorced, there are a number of rules regarding your taxes. For IRS purposes, married means married. If you are married, you CANNOT file as single. Your only...
  • Feb 18

    How do you get through a divorce?

    How do you get through a divorce?
    Are you looking for some tips from "the other side" of divorce? I enjoyed this article on Slate.com about getting through divorce with children. It is very thoughtful, with a touch of humor, and is a great reminder that taking...
Rank this Week: 1460