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DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Illinois Law on Name Change

    Illinois Law on Name Change
    When a married couple divorces, often the wife will opt to return to the use of a former or maiden name.  The reasons and rationale are as diverse as the individuals who make this choice.  Illinois law provides this opportunity but…
  • Apr 3

    How Much Does the Date Matter when Signing a Prenuptial Agreement?

    How Much Does the Date Matter when Signing a Prenuptial Agreement?
    Imagine the classic scenario: you are presented with a prenuptial agreement on the eve of your wedding, and asked to sign before you make your vows tomorrow.  You’ve been together for years and had no idea this was coming. …
  • Mar 20

    Programs to Protect Children in Domestic Relations Litigation

    Programs to Protect Children in Domestic Relations Litigation
    Divorce litigation affects children, especially if they are living in a contentious atmosphere.  In an effort to minimize the impact of the legal process on children, counties in Illinois have implemented programs and procedures to keep…
Rank this Week: 1535

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/
  • Apr 16

    Cassarino v Cassarino

    Cassarino v Cassarino
    2017 NY Slip Op 02623 April 5, 2017 Decision Continue reading
  • Apr 16

    Cassarino v Cassarino

    Cassarino v Cassarino
    2017 NY Slip Op 02623 April 5, 2017 Decision Continue reading
  • Apr 15

    Fairchild v Fairchild

    Fairchild v Fairchild
    2017 NY Slip Op 02776 Decision The defendant appeals portions of a divorce judgment that was decided in the Suffolk County Supreme Court. After a nonjury trial, the court said that 100% of Highland Terrace land be distributed to the…
Rank this Week: 956

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/
  • Apr 16

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 5 (Real Estate)

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 5 (Real Estate)
    Most uncontested divorces involve no real estate.  If the parties own real estate, it is a potentially complicating factor.  In fact, my earlier proposition (in The Uncontested Divorce – Part 1) – that an uncontested…
  • Jan 16

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 4 (Spousal Maintenance)

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 4 (Spousal Maintenance)
    Most uncontested divorces are not long on duration.  Less time married means less time to accumulate assets, debts and stuff (not to mention children).  Therefore, there are less potential issues to cause disputes if the marriage…
  • Nov 10

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 3 (Child Support)

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 3 (Child Support)
    A divorce case involving minor children is less likely to be uncontested that a case involving no minor children.  As mentioned in an earlier post, as it pertains to the issue of child support, a case cannot be uncontested unless…
Rank this Week: 1080

Family Law Matters Blog

Family Law Matters Blog

Covers New York family law. By Deborah Hope Wayne.

http://www.familylawmatters-blog.com/
  • Apr 16

    The Financial Aspect of Divorce

    The Financial Aspect of Divorce
    The divorce process involves the uncoupling of many aspects of life. Perhaps the most talked about is the financial aspect.   Creating and understanding your own financial snapshot can be an important step in making the divorce…
  • Feb 1

    Creating an Effective Parenting Plan: Considerations and Questions for Parent

    Creating an Effective Parenting Plan: Considerations and Questions for Parent
    The divorce process is an emotional time. Tensions surrounding a parenting plan may mount even when both parents prioritize the needs of the children.  Responsiveness, stability, and practicality are significant factors in developing a…
  • Jan 17

    Digital Assets and Prenuptial Agreement

    Digital Assets and Prenuptial Agreement
    In today’s constantly connected world, the way we interact with one another has changed. Relationship milestones are now often celebrated through technology and are sometimes reached through technology itself. Becoming Facebook official…
Rank this Week: 2505

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
  • Apr 15

    Easter Greetings from Fessler, Schneider, and Grimme

    Easter Greetings from Fessler, Schneider, and Grimme
    Easter is not only the most important Christian celebration, it is also a reflection of hope, peace, and renewal.   We wish you all the blessings of the holiday and hope that you have a wonderful time this weekend with family and…
  • Apr 7

    Difficult Cases Attorneys in Ft. Thoma

    Difficult Cases Attorneys in Ft. Thoma
         You are above middle age, you are overweight, you have diminished eyesight or hearing or any combination of these factors.  All of these issues make personal injury cases more difficult, and many lawyers will not…
  • Mar 30

    Problem Solving Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY

    Problem Solving Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY
    Every one has situations that seem totally overwhelming; the situations probably can be solved by the experienced attorneys at Fessler, Schneider, and Grimme. You and your ex-spouse have been named as heirs of a house.  Both of you want…
Rank this Week: 2091

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/
  • Apr 14

    Divorce in the DMV

    Divorce in the DMV
    The Washington DC metro area is a curious creature. Generally, it includes Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, but it's not unheard of for people to commute here from their homes in West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Delaware. While…
  • Apr 7

    How do you win in a divorce?

    How do you win in a divorce?
    Yes, this is a trick question. Often, clients will ask me about my win percentage, and I have to say, I don't even know how I would begin to answer that! A typical divorce or separation client will have several...
  • Mar 31

    Tax filing day is almost here....do you need to change your filing status?

    Tax filing day is almost here....do you need to change 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...
Rank this Week: 348

New Jersey Divorce and Family…

New Jersey Divorce and Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2503

Creative Resolutions Blog

Creative Resolutions Blog

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

http://www.newyorkdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 13

    “Throuple”: A Case of Polyamorous Custody

    “Throuple”: A Case of Polyamorous Custody
    An interesting decision out of Suffolk County recently established custodial rights of a non-biological parent who was part of a polyamorous relationship. In Dawn M. v. Michael M., the court essentially affirmed the validity of a…
  • Apr 4

    Another Reason to Keep Your Custody Dispute Out of Court: It’s a Black Hole

    Another Reason to Keep Your Custody Dispute Out of Court: It’s a Black Hole
    Kafkaesque: of, relating to, or suggestive of Franz Kafka or his writings; especially: having a nightmarishly complex, bizarre, or illogical quality, as in Kafkaesque bureaucratic delays. (Miriam-Webster online dictionary) As ProPublica…
  • Jan 19

    From Sex in the City to Divorce in the Suburbs: Sarah Jessica Parker Shows Us What NOT to Strive For

    From Sex in the City to Divorce in the Suburbs: Sarah Jessica Parker Shows Us What NOT to Strive For
    Sarah Jessica Parker has another critically acclaimed half-hour show on HBO, but this time she is exploring the end of relationships rather than the beginning. Divorce finished its first season on December 11, but is currently available to…
Rank this Week: 4819

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/
  • Apr 13

    Child Support Contempt

    Child Support Contempt
    Child Support Contempt is a common issue with Jacksonville Family law and divorce cases. When it comes to child support, often child support contempt motions are part of the norm.  As a Jacksonville child support attorney and family…
  • Feb 23

    Child Support, Gross Income Matter

    Child Support, Gross Income Matter
    Money and finances in divorce and related cases are rarely, if ever, at the very top of a judge’s list of important issues, but child support calculations are important.   For the most part, calculating child support is a…
  • Dec 9

    Collaborative Law to Change Divorces?

    Collaborative Law to Change Divorces?
    Studies show that a divorce is often one of the most stressful times in a person’s life. Its stressful due to the former spouses fighting over issues such as child custody, child support, alimony, and deciding which person gets marital…
Rank this Week: 2756

Australian Divorce Blog

Australian Divorce Blog

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

http://australiandivorce.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 12

    Third party property settlement issue

    Third party property settlement issue
    Recently I presented at the seventh annual Family Law Forum run by Legalwise in Brisbane about third party property settlement issues. My paper is below. The shorthand version  of what I have set out in the paper is to be circumspect…
  • Mar 26

    Australian Divorce Blog named in the top 50 Australian blog

    Australian Divorce Blog named in the top 50 Australian blog
    I am delighted that the Australian Divorce Blog has been named in the top 50 blogs in Australia by Feedspot.In the words of Feedspot founder Anuj Agarwhal:I personally give you a high-five and want to thank you for your contribution to this…
  • Mar 21

    The danger of relying on your valuation expert in the Family Court

    The danger of relying on your valuation expert in the Family Court
    Going to court to argue the value of the family company can be a risky affair, as a recent Family Court case illustrates. In the case, called Riley and Riley, all property settlement issues between the husband and wife were settled save one:…
Rank this Week: 1061

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.texasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 12

    3 Social Media Mistakes to Avoid During a Divorce

    3 Social Media Mistakes to Avoid During a Divorce
    Divorces are rarely not messy. What was once a happy a marriage can spiral into a hurricane of emotions, accusations, revelations, and alimony checks. This can create ripples across each spouse’s circle of family and friends. And in…
  • Apr 5

    Texas Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Family and Marriage Therapist

    Texas Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Family and Marriage Therapist
    Reversing the previous decision of a lower court, the Texas Supreme Court ruled that under the Texas Occupations Code, licensed family and marriage therapists can diagnose the mental, behavioral, and emotional problems of their clients,…
  • Apr 3

    What to Do with Your House During a Divorce

    What to Do with Your House During a Divorce
    Aside from the heavy toll on your emotions, a divorce also raises a number of issues concerning your finances. For many married couples, the family home is often their most expensive asset, so it’s no surprise why dividing a…
Rank this Week: 1879

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

Covers divorce, spousal support and property division in California. By the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford, APC.

http://www.sandiegodivorceattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 12

    You Don’t Have to Wait for A Court Order to Freeze a Bank Account

    You Don’t Have to Wait for A Court Order to Freeze a Bank Account
    Every once in a while, there is a divorce case where there is a real risk that one of the parties is going to bilk a community property financial account and run. This is more likely to happen in cases where one party has connections to…
  • Apr 4

    Court Fees in Divorce

    Court Fees in Divorce
    It is no secret that getting a divorce can be pricey. While there is almost no way to estimate exactly how much any particular divorce will cost to finalize, there are some fees that will be present in any divorce case. In this blog we will…
  • Mar 31

    Discovery…But Not the ‘Eureka’ Type

    Discovery…But Not the ‘Eureka’ Type
    Discovery is not the first topic that comes to mind when parties meet with a family law attorney for the first time.  In fact, there is a good chance most litigants have no idea what discovery actually is.  Sure, anyone who watches…
Rank this Week: 3129

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3511

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
  • Apr 10

    Collaborative Law Featured in Pensacola News Journal

    Collaborative Law Featured in Pensacola News Journal
    Thanks to the efforts of dedicated family law attorneys, mental health professionals, and financial professionals, collaborative law is spreading throughout Florida, including in Pensacola. Collaborative law, also referred to as collaborative…
  • Apr 5

    You Already Have A Prenup

    You Already Have A Prenup
    Congratulations, you are getting married!  You found the person with whom you want to spend the rest of your life, and now you have a big, bright future ahead!  But now the P-word has come up: Prenup. You and your fiance may be…
  • Mar 27

    Bitcoin and Divorce

    Bitcoin and Divorce
    Bitcoin is a relatively new type of currency that is not controlled by any government but rather is decentralized.  It is oftentimes referred to as a “cryptocurrency” as it is not physical.  Bitcoins are maintained…
Rank this Week: 1901

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Apr 9

    Normal service will resume shortly

    Normal service will resume shortly
    This week has been a bit full on – a heady mix of trips to London for important stuff with interesting people, and children who keep leaking from one end or the other, both unexpectedly and in memorable ways and places. So if I…
  • Mar 31

    Lord Chancellor announces judicial sentencing incentivisation scheme

    Lord Chancellor announces judicial sentencing incentivisation scheme
    The Lord Chancellor, Liz Truss will today announce a radical new scheme designed to ensure that criminal sentencing is tougher and more effective. The move is rumoured to be the brainchild of Tory MP Philip Davies, who has previously…
  • Mar 27

    What should we look for when recruiting “aspiring lawyers”?

    What should we look for when recruiting “aspiring lawyers”?
    This is a guest blog post from Professor Richard Moorhead, who tweets as @RichardMoorhead and blogs at lawyerwatch. I will be insisting our pupillage committee in chambers read it.   What should we look for when recruiting…
Rank this Week: 3995

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
  • Apr 7

    Court Overrules Gag Order Barring Discussion of Child Custody Case

    Court Overrules Gag Order Barring Discussion of Child Custody Case
    Family courts, when dealing with disputes involving children, must consider a child’s best interests and rule in a way that protects the child. This can, at times, include orders restraining the parents and possibly other adults from…
  • Mar 30

    New York Judge Grants Legal Custody of Child to Three People

    New York Judge Grants Legal Custody of Child to Three People
    The U.S. legal system has made numerous recent advances regarding the legal recognition of “non-traditional” family relationships. The U.S. Supreme Court’s 2015 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges struck down laws prohibiting…
  • Mar 24

    Court Decisions Differ on Whether Men Who Make Donations to Help Others Conceive Are “Fathers” in a Legal Sense

    Court Decisions Differ on Whether Men Who Make Donations to Help Others Conceive Are “Fathers” in a Legal Sense
    The New York family law system was built on an assumption that children resulted from a union of one female and one male parent, but social and technological changes have rendered this view far too narrow. Assisted reproductive technology…
Rank this Week: 1385

International Family Law

International Family Law

Covers international divorce law, international child custody, international child abduction and international prenuptial agreements. By Jeremy Morley.

http://www.internationalfamilylawfirm.com/
  • Apr 6

    Must Foreigners in the U.S. Always Carry Their Passport?

    Must Foreigners in the U.S. Always Carry Their Passport?
    Jeremy D. MorleyDoes a foreign visitor or resident need to always carry a passport while in the United States?The question arises when, for example, a foreign parent wants to visit a child who lives with the other parent in the United States…
  • Apr 4

    How to Win a Hague Convention Child Abduction Case

    How to Win a Hague Convention Child Abduction Case
    by Jeremy D. MorleyAuthor of The Hague Abduction Convention: Practical Issues and Procedures for Family Lawyers, published by the American Bar Association.Here are some tips for attorneys and clients faced with instituting or…
  • Apr 3

    Notes on Grenada Divorce and Child Custody Law

    Notes on Grenada Divorce and Child Custody Law
    Jeremy D. Morley*1.                  Grenada is not a signatory to the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child…
Rank this Week: 574

Moses & Moses Law Blog

Moses & Moses Law Blog

A corporate, family and tax law blog. By Moses & Moses, P.C.

http://www.mosespc.com/blog/
  • Apr 5

    Do You Own Property with Others In Alabama?

    Do You Own Property with Others In Alabama?
    A relatively new Alabama law prevents the involuntary loss of real property inherited with other family members.  In order for the law to apply at least 20% of the owners must be relatives or must have acquired the land through a…
  • Feb 10

    Keeping Your Advance Directive for Health Care Handy

    Keeping Your Advance Directive for Health Care Handy
    An essential part of your estate plan is an Advance Directive for Health Care (Advance Directive) yet clients rarely have them available when needed – like going to the emergency room (ER). As elder law and estate planning attorneys, we…
  • Jan 20

    The Special Needs Trust Fairness Act

    The Special Needs Trust Fairness Act
    Congress finally passed the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act and the President signed it into law on December 13, 2016. The most important part of the bill is that it allows individuals with disabilities, who have capacity, to create their…
Rank this Week: 1414

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Apr 5

    In Utah, Signal for Two Seconds Before Changing Lane

    In Utah, Signal for Two Seconds Before Changing Lane
    Signal for at least two seconds before changing lanes or get arrested. Romeo Lucero Olivarez activated his turn signal on an Interstate 15 exit ramp and in one motion moved across two lanes of traffic, but he didn’t signal for at…
  • Mar 21

    New Laws Passed by the Utah Legislature

    New Laws Passed by the Utah Legislature
    The following bills, related to law enforcement and criminal justice, were passed in Utah’s 2017 General Session: H.B. 381 Law Enforcement Body Camera Footage Amendments; H.B. 184 Contraband Device Destruction; and S.B. 31 Protection of…
  • Feb 23

    Assault Against School Employee Charges Require Knowledge

    Assault Against School Employee Charges Require Knowledge
    Defending Assault Against School Employee Charges This was a case of a junior high school student’s (W.E.M.) appeal for assault against school employee, a class A misdemeanor if committed by an adult. W.E.M. and his friends came up with…
Rank this Week: 1652

DuPage County Divorce Attorneys…

DuPage County Divorce Attorneys Blog

By Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC.

http://www.mkfmlaw.com/dupageattorney
  • Apr 5

    Modification of a Child Support Order in Illinoi

    Modification of a Child Support Order in Illinoi
    If you make child support payments or receive them for your child, you undoubtedly recognize the importance of your obligation. Regardless of what happened between you and the other parent, your child is entitled to support from both parents.…
  • Mar 17

    Spousal Support Considerations in a Divorce

    Spousal Support Considerations in a Divorce
    In your divorce case, you and your spouse will need to make difficult decisions on a large number of considerations. If the two of you are able to cooperate and negotiate amicably, you may be able to reach a reasonable agreement; however, if…
  • Mar 8

    Blocking a Stepparent Adoption

    Blocking a Stepparent Adoption
    If you are a divorced parent, it can be challenging at times to maintain a healthy close relationship with your child when you have limited parenting time and relatively few parental responsibilities. Your bond with your child can be even…
Rank this Week: 1821

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

http://heyannette.com/blog/
  • Apr 5

    Safe Haven Therapy: An Overview, Part III

    Safe Haven Therapy: An Overview, Part III
    This is the third of four posts about safe haven therapy for children. If the parents intend that their child have safe haven therapy, how is that accomplished?   A written agreement spelling out everyone’s understanding of the…
  • Apr 3

    IRS and Social Security Resources to review for your divorce

    IRS and Social Security Resources to review for your divorce
    The government can be your friend.   Before you seek advice from professionals about your social security benefits and particular tax situations and how they apply to your divorce, do your own research and know what questions to ask. The…
  • Mar 27

    Safe Haven Therapy: An Overview, Part II

    Safe Haven Therapy: An Overview, Part II
    This is the second post about safe haven counseling, which applies to children’s counseling records in custody cases.   The first post is here. A couple of  Arizona statutes are relevant to the safe haven issue.  ARS…
Rank this Week: 3313

RandyWallace

RandyWallace

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

http://randywallace.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 4

    Defense Expert’s Attack on the Collateral Source Rule Falling Short

    Defense Expert’s Attack on the Collateral Source Rule Falling Short
    The collateral source rule can be summarized by stating “[c]ompensation or indemnity for the loss received by plaintiff from a collateral source, wholly independent of the wrongdoer, as from insurance, cannot be set up by the…
  • Nov 16

    Minors’ settlements in Mississippi

    Minors’ settlements in Mississippi
    I spent this morning before a chancellor obtaining approval for a minor’s personal injury settlement.  Prior to the hearing, I followed a routine that virtually ensures success. First, I reviewed Chancellor Primeaux’s outline…
  • Oct 28

    The Nasty Side of Judicial Election

    The Nasty Side of Judicial Election
    Years ago judicial elections in Mississippi consisted of the candidates making stump speeches about their qualifications.  Members of the community would support or oppose judges based on their interactions and experiences with the…
Rank this Week: 2406

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas family law issues. By Guest & Gray.

http://www.dallasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 4

    What is the Maximum Amount of Child Support I Can Be Ordered to Pay in Texas?

    What is the Maximum Amount of Child Support I Can Be Ordered to Pay in Texas?
    What is the Maximum Amount of Child Support I Can Be Ordered to Pay in Texas?               It would be really easy to answer the question of what the maximum amount of child support…
  • Mar 9

    What’s the deal with fault divorce in Texas?

    What’s the deal with fault divorce in Texas?
    Why is everyone talking about fault and no-fault divorce lately? Fault divorces have been in the news lately in Texas because Representative Matt Krause from Fort Worth authored a bill that would get rid of so-called “no-fault”…
  • Jan 31

    I’m a grandparent, can I sue for visitation of my grandchild?

    I’m a grandparent, can I sue for visitation of my grandchild?
    Can I ask a Texas Court for visitation rights for my grandchild? Texas allows grandparents to gain court-ordered visitation of grandchildren in very limited circumstances. The reason that the statute allowing grandparent visitation is so…
Rank this Week: 2863

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/
  • Apr 3

    Discussing Your Divorce on Social Media Often Backfire

    Discussing Your Divorce on Social Media Often Backfire
    Many people today use social media to engage with family and friends, especially those they don’t get to see on a regular basis. These platforms provide an easy means for publicly sharing accomplishments and milestones, or passing along…
  • Mar 20

    Biological Connections Do Not Guarantee Rights to Custody

    Biological Connections Do Not Guarantee Rights to Custody
    It may sound like a Hollywood movie script, but actor Jason Patric is in a real-life battle for custody of his child. Mr. Patric may have won the first round when California courts agreed that he was in fact the legal parent of the child who…
  • Mar 6

    Saving Your Credit Rating Through Divorce

    Saving Your Credit Rating Through Divorce
    Most people work hard to establish a good credit rating and even harder to maintain it once it is achieved. To have a good credit score jeopardized by the actions of another person would be devastating, but that’s what could happen if a…
Rank this Week: 271

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 31

    What Happens When One Spouse Moves out of the Family Home During a Separation? In re Marriage of Stern

    What Happens When One Spouse Moves out of the Family Home During a Separation? In re Marriage of Stern
    Generally, divorcing spouses are supposed to split their home and other community property under California law. When one spouse lives in the home alone after the couple separates and before they’re officially divorced, however, he or…
  • Mar 15

    Grandparent Visitation Rights – In re Marriage of Koelewyen

    Grandparent Visitation Rights – In re Marriage of Koelewyen
    Sometimes it’s not just the parents involved in child custody and visitation disputes after a divorce. California’s Fifth District Court of Appeals recently considered a grandparent’s request for a court order giving her the…
  • Feb 27

    Little League and Child Custody Issues in California

    Little League and Child Custody Issues in California
    California courts look at a number of factors when faced with child custody questions related to one parent’s decision to move. As the state’s First District Court of Appeals recently explained, one of those factors is the…
Rank this Week: 2463

Utah Divorce Hotline Blog

Utah Divorce Hotline Blog

By Chris Salcido.

http://www.utahdivorcehotline.com/utah-divorce-and-family-lawblog/
  • Mar 31

    When is a Family Trust Considered Marital Property in a Divorce?

    When is a Family Trust Considered Marital Property in a Divorce?
    A Family Trust May Be Considered Marital Property in Some Cases Smith v. Smith involves an appeal from a divorce decree, with a claim that the trial court misinterpreted the terms of a family trust and, consequently, improperly allocated…
  • Oct 11

    Terminating Parental Rights in Utah

    Terminating Parental Rights in Utah
    Parental Rights IN THE INTEREST OF B.C., A PERSON UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE. C.S., Appellant, v. R.C., Appellee., 2016 UT App 208 C.S. (Mother) appealed the order terminating her parental rights in B.C. But in order to overturn the juvenile…
  • Jul 26

    Biological Fathers Are Entitled to Property Notice of Adoption

    Biological Fathers Are Entitled to Property Notice of Adoption
    A Procedurally Defective Notice of Adoption does not Start the Time to Contest the Adoption Phillip J. James and Mother became pregnant with an expected due date of September 2014. Around March 2014, Mother looked into an adoptive…
Rank this Week: 1651

New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

By Bruce Provda.

http://www.nydivorcefirm.com/blog
  • Mar 31

    Who Gets the Pet During a Divorce?

    Who Gets the Pet During a Divorce?
    Getting divorced is more complex than ever. In the past divorcing couples fought over who would keep the children and how the money would be split. Today, pets have also become involved in divorce disputes. A significant number of couples now…
  • Dec 25

    Women Dating Over 40 Stuck In Their Comfort Zone

    Women Dating Over 40 Stuck In Their Comfort Zone
    Time To Get Out Of The Box! If you are a single women over 40 not meeting men or meeting the wrong men it’s not because all the good men are already taken. And it’s not because men your age prefer younger women or any of the other…
  • Nov 24

    Entitlement, Driver’s Licenses, Sexting and Divorce

    Entitlement, Driver’s Licenses, Sexting and Divorce
    It’s not just those with deep pockets or celebrity status that see their marriages vaporize. But it often happens to men who walk around with a sense of entitlement. In New York, two men are afflicted with this childish behavior. Chaim…
Rank this Week: 1539

Sacramento Bankruptcy and Divorce…

Sacramento Bankruptcy and Divorce Attorneys Blog

By the Law Offices of Matthew D. Roy.

http://www.sacramento-bankruptcy-attorneys-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4695

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

http://www.alabamacriminalandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 30

    Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles Update – April, 2017

    Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles Update – April, 2017
    Changes have been afoot at the Parole Board. Two long-time members of the Board have retired and one has been permanently replaced.
  • Jan 7

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws: Possession of Marijuana

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws: Possession of Marijuana
    it is important that anyone accused of the offense of possession of marijuana confer with a lawyer at the earliest possible time in order to explore all options that may be available.
  • Jan 7

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws: Possession of Marijuana

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws: Possession of Marijuana
    it is important that anyone accused of the offense of possession of marijuana confer with a lawyer at the earliest possible time in order to explore all options that may be available.
Rank this Week: 2402

Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

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

http://www.tabanolaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 29

    Pennsylvania Support – Requesting Payment for Unreimbursed Medical Expense

    Pennsylvania Support – Requesting Payment for Unreimbursed Medical Expense
    March 31 is the deadline to request reimbursement for medical expenses for bills received during the prior year. In child support cases, the party that is receiving child support pays the first $250 in unreimbursed expenses per child. …
  • Feb 12

    Tips to Consider when Separating

    Tips to Consider when Separating
    Separation: Nine Tips to Help You as You Move Through the Divorce Process There may be 50 ways to leave your lover but there’s a heck of a lot more to it than just being creative with the word good-bye. More often than not, the way you…
  • Feb 1

    Divorce and Tax Filing Statu

    Divorce and Tax Filing Statu
    Tax law distinguishes filing status because filing requirements, certain credits and above-the-line deductions, tax brackets, and the standard deduction depend on the filing status. Additionally, filing status determines the income threshold…
Rank this Week: 3816

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Mar 29

    Frequently Asked Questions After An Arrest

    Frequently Asked Questions After An Arrest
    You have rights and it’s important to know them. In this post we’ll tackle frequently asked questions after an arrest so you’ll know how to respond in case you ever get booked. Can I be arrested without an arrest warrant?…
  • Feb 24

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part VI)

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part VI)
    Building a Legal Practice Designed to Last: Concentrating Your Practice     The modern world of business has pushed professionals more and more into concentrated areas of service. In law school you study four to five areas of the…
  • Feb 24

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part V)

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part V)
    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last: Be the Concierge for Services Related to Your Practice       Providing value to your clients is often more about what happens outside of the courtroom as in it. Wherever your…
Rank this Week: 1595

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, paternity and legal separation issues. By Doppelt & Forney, a Professional Law Corporation.

http://www.sandiegodivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    California Surrogate Loses Legal Battle for Custody in Headline-Making Case

    California Surrogate Loses Legal Battle for Custody in Headline-Making Case
    What began as a seemingly routine surrogacy situation evolved into an international news story and a protracted court case, due to the emergence of some unique twists and turns in the case. Ultimately, the California courts rejected a…
  • Mar 21

    Omitted Community Property Debts and Reimbursement in California

    Omitted Community Property Debts and Reimbursement in California
    A recent case before the Second Appellate District tasked that court with addressing an unusual case of reimbursement following the post-divorce sale of a couple’s marital home. The appeals court reversed a trial court’s order of…
  • Mar 14

    Seniors, Retirement, and Spousal Support in California Divorce Case

    Seniors, Retirement, and Spousal Support in California Divorce Case
    In 2015, the New York Times reported that, while divorce rates were falling in many groups, they were rising among seniors. According to a Bowling Green State University study reported by usnews.com, the divorce rate among seniors doubled…
Rank this Week: 3434

Milwaukee Divorce Lawyer Blog

Milwaukee Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.milwaukeedivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Wisconsin Court Allows Child Support Modification Based on Income Change

    Wisconsin Court Allows Child Support Modification Based on Income Change
    When a couple divorces and reaches an agreement on issues such as child support and spousal maintenance, the terms of that agreement are considered final. They can only be changed through a petition to the court arguing that there has been a…
  • Mar 28

    Wisconsin Court Allows Child Support Modification Based on Income Change

    Wisconsin Court Allows Child Support Modification Based on Income Change
    When a couple divorces and reaches an agreement on issues such as child support and spousal maintenance, the terms of that agreement are considered final. They can only be changed through a petition to the court arguing that there has been a…
  • Mar 28

    Wisconsin Court Denies Evidentiary Hearing Regarding Changes to Child Placement

    Wisconsin Court Denies Evidentiary Hearing Regarding Changes to Child Placement
    When dealing with family law matters, it can be difficult to ascertain the true interests of the parties and all those affected, without conducting an evidentiary hearing. While briefs and motions can be carefully crafted in order to present…
Rank this Week: 1658

Back in the Black Hills

Back in the Black Hills

Covers South Dakota criminal law, family law and estate planning issues. By Tana Fye.

http://backintheblackhills.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 28

    Non-Profit Series: 7. Benefits of 501(c)(3) Statu

    Non-Profit Series: 7. Benefits of 501(c)(3) Statu
    Written by Sagan L. Carman-DownerThe previous article in this series explained what the term 501(c)(3) means, and briefly which organizations can qualify for tax-exempt status under 501(c)(3). As explained in that article, many non-profit…
  • Mar 22

    We're Hiring!

    We're Hiring!
    Fye Law Office seeks candidates for an Associate Attorney position. Applicants with all levels of experience are encouraged to apply. A successful candidate will have an interest in family law, juvenile law, estate planning/probate. Interest…
  • Oct 7

    Rural Areas Need More Lawyer

    Rural Areas Need More Lawyer
    I live and work primarily in rural Nebraska, but am from the Rapid City area of South Dakota.  And I hear about and see first hand that there is a shortage of lawyers able to handle the caseload that exists.  The American Bar…
Rank this Week: 4867

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers the divorce process. By Ramos Law Firm.

http://www.ramosfamilylaw.com/houstondivorceblog/
  • Mar 28

    Protected: Electronic Communications – Client’s Only

    Protected: Electronic Communications – Client’s Only
    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Electronic Communications – Client’s Only appeared first on Houston Divorce Lawyers | Ramos Law Group, PLLC.
  • Mar 28

    Protected: Family Law Mediation – Client’s Only

    Protected: Family Law Mediation – Client’s Only
    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Family Law Mediation – Client’s Only appeared first on Houston Divorce Lawyers | Ramos Law Group, PLLC.
  • Mar 28

    Protected: Giving a Deposition – Client’s Only

    Protected: Giving a Deposition – Client’s Only
    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Giving a Deposition – Client’s Only appeared first on Houston Divorce Lawyers | Ramos Law Group, PLLC.
Rank this Week: 3362

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

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

    New NBC Sitcom To Show Loving Side Of Divorce

    New NBC Sitcom To Show Loving Side Of Divorce
    In August, a new NBC sitcom will premiere starring Marlon Wayans that will show a more loving side of divorce. “Marlon,” which premieres Wednesday, Aug. 16 (9/8 CT), is a lighthearted comedy about a father doing his best to…
  • Mar 27

    Can My Wife Kick Me Out By Changing The Locks?

    Can My Wife Kick Me Out By Changing The Locks?
    Question: My wife has forced me out of the home we own together by changing the locks and security codes. Can she still make me pay half of the mortgage payments until the house is sold? Does she have the right to force me out in this way?…
  • Mar 24

    Is It Worth Pursuing Child Support?

    Is It Worth Pursuing Child Support?
    Question: I share 50/50 custody of my son with my ex-wife. For about six years, I paid child support. We recently mediated and child support was eliminated. I am planning on retiring in about a year while my ex is going to be working for…
Rank this Week: 4003

Law Offices of Laura M. D'Orsi,…

Law Offices of Laura M. D'Orsi, LLC Blog

Covers divorce, collaborative divorce, mediation, child support and alimony.

http://www.lauradorsilaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 28

    Your Teenager and Your Pending Divorce

    Your Teenager and Your Pending Divorce
    Divorce is never easy on anyone whether it be family or close friends. Those likely to be the most vulnerable at this time are teenagers, especially if the parents are frequently arguing or if there are allegations of infidelity. It’s…
  • Oct 1

    Post Nuptial Agreements in New Jersey

    Post Nuptial Agreements in New Jersey
    While most people are familiar with prenuptial agreements, knowledge of the post nuptial agreement is not nearly as common. Yet, post nuptial agreements are becoming increasingly more popular as spouses seek to protect their individual…
  • Sep 7

    When To Tell The Children About Divorce

    When To Tell The Children About Divorce
    One of the most difficult parts of the divorce process is breaking the news to your children. That is not to say there is anything that is easy about divorce, there isn’t. But for many, telling the children is the part which they dread…
Rank this Week: 1693

Orange County Family Law Blog

Orange County Family Law Blog

By Pinkham & Associates, APLC. Covers California divorce and family law matters.

http://pinkhamlaw.com/blog
  • Mar 27

    Most Important Thing To Do Before Filing For Divorce

    Most Important Thing To Do Before Filing For Divorce
    The most important thing to do prior to filing for Divorce and prior to separating, especially when you are the lower wage earner, is to gather documentation regarding your spouse income and expenses, such as paystubs, credit card statements,…
  • Mar 16

    How to File For Divorce in California (Initial Paperwork)

    How to File For Divorce in California (Initial Paperwork)
    The post How to File For Divorce in California (Initial Paperwork) appeared first on Orange County CA | Divorce Attorney.
  • Jan 3

    Declaration of Disclosure – California Family Law

    Declaration of Disclosure – California Family Law
    The post Declaration of Disclosure – California Family Law appeared first on Orange County CA | Divorce Attorney.
Rank this Week: 1725

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/
  • Mar 27

    U.S. Supreme Court hears Oral Arguments in Important Military Retirement Case | Howell v Howell

    U.S. Supreme Court hears Oral Arguments in Important Military Retirement Case | Howell v Howell
    The Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments a week ago in Howell v Howell. This case addresses the split between the states in how a military retirement is divided during a divorce. For most military families, the retirement…
  • Mar 11

    Wayne County, Michigan Child Support Amnesty Program

    Wayne County, Michigan Child Support Amnesty Program
    Erin Lincoln, Legal Director-Assistant Friend of the Court in the Wayne County Friend of the Court Office has alerted to a child support Warrant Amnesty Program. Learn the details here.
  • Feb 22

    Home Alone | Parental Dilemma | Links to Post

    Home Alone | Parental Dilemma | Links to Post
    The topic of how old a child should be before a parent leaves the child home alone has continued for the past ten years to be the most frequently researched and read on my blog Updates in Family Law. I...
Rank this Week: 2311

Texas Family Lawyers

Texas Family Lawyers

Covers family law topics. By Holmes, Diggs & Eames, P.L.L.C.

http://texasfamilylawyers.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 24

    Penny wise…

    Penny wise…
    Many people try to take the ‘cheap’ option in life, looking at the immediate effects, and fail to recognize the expensive long-term costs those decisions have. This happens in litigation all the time, especially with trying to…
  • Mar 1

    You Can Only Make the OAG do so Much…

    You Can Only Make the OAG do so Much…
    Recently , the Fourteenth Court of Appeals confirmed limits on what you can force the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) to do. In in-re-h-g-j  No. 14-15-00551-CV, 2016 WL 6561468 (Tex. App.–Houston [14th Dist.] 2016, no pet. h.)…
  • Aug 20

    Common Law Marriage -Very Hard to Prove in Texa

    Common Law Marriage -Very Hard to Prove in Texa
    What is a ‘common law’ marriage? Most people believe it is when two people live together as a couple for some amount of time. Two years is a common time-frame stated. But Texas has a specific three-pronged test. Under Texas law,…
Rank this Week: 2851

Colorado Springs Divorce Attorney…

Colorado Springs Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers divorce, military divorce, child custody and legal separation in Colorado. By Gasper Law Group.

http://www.coloradospringsdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 23

    Divorce – Just Another Statistic?

    Divorce – Just Another Statistic?
    By Staff Attorney The Gasper Law Group, PLLC You’ve no doubt heard that 50% of all marriages end in divorce.  That statistic in and of itself is discouraging.  However, it is true or just a myth?  Is this divorce…
  • Mar 10

    In A Colorado Divorce, Who Gets the Pets?

    In A Colorado Divorce, Who Gets the Pets?
    By Staff Attorney The Gasper Law Group, PLLC (“Fagan” – Grand Champion Irish Red & White Setter of “Truly Red & Whites”) Pets: Are they family members or property? Surely there aren’t folks who…
  • Mar 10

    Criminal Defense – After The Arrest: Getting Out Of Jail

    Criminal Defense – After The Arrest: Getting Out Of Jail
    By Staff Attorney The Gasper Law Group, PLLC Maybe you drank too much. Maybe you punched too much. Whatever the case, you’ve been arrested. So what happens next? Depending on when you are arrested, you might have a chance to... The post…
Rank this Week: 3993

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Mar 17

    The Expansion of Tri-Parenting

    The Expansion of Tri-Parenting
    Last year I blogged on tri-parenting, or the concept whereby three parents agree to raise a child or children together as a family, with regard to the published New Jersey trial court decision of D.G. and S.H. v. K.S. My previous blog post…
  • Feb 23

    Let’s (Not) Make a Deal

    Let’s (Not) Make a Deal
    While we do not typically blog on cases outside of the family court, a recent law division case examined the child support lien statute, N.J.S.A. 2A:56.23b and its impact on settling a personal injury case and on settlements in general.…
  • Feb 13

    When You Sue Your Parents to Pay for College, You May Be Emancipated

    When You Sue Your Parents to Pay for College, You May Be Emancipated
    In a new published (precedential) decision, Ricci v. Ricci, the Appellate Division addressed an adult child’s (an oxymoron, I know) request for her divorced parents to contribute to her college education expenses. Going  back…
Rank this Week: 846

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Helps women navigate the intricacies of divorce and save money along the way. By Helene Taylor.

http://heleneltaylor.com/blog/
  • Mar 15

    Practice Mindfulness in Divorce

    Practice Mindfulness in Divorce
    I stand before a judge in a public courtroom crowded with lawyers and clients awaiting their divorce hearings. My client’s husband created two counterfeit checks and, under penalty of perjury, presented copies of the checks to the court…
  • Feb 12

    Stipulation and Order with Settlement Term

    Stipulation and Order with Settlement Term
    The post Stipulation and Order with Settlement Terms appeared first on Helene L. Taylor.
  • Feb 12

    Stipulation For Custody and Parenting Plan

    Stipulation For Custody and Parenting Plan
    Please Log in to view this content. The post Stipulation For Custody and Parenting Plan appeared first on Helene L. Taylor.
Rank this Week: 1064

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/
  • Mar 15

    Planning for death is more than writing a will.

    Planning for death is more than writing a will.
    Planning for your own death is more than writing a will and instructions on how you want doctors to treat you. You should take steps to provide information to your family and heirs to make administration of your estateeasier. Anticipating…
  • Feb 25

    Don't give in to peer pressure bullying negotiation

    Don't give in to peer pressure bullying negotiation
    Don't give in to peer pressure bullying negotiations.1From the time that I started practicing law others have told me do act in a particular way or do things differently using the argument “that's how everybody else does it.” In…
  • Feb 20

    Separation agreements can't contract away bankruptcy protection

    Separation agreements can't contract away bankruptcy protection
    I recently negotiated a separation agreement in a divorce in which the opposing attorney insisted on inserting a clause that on its face prevented the parties from receiving the benefit of bankruptcy laws if one of them filed a bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 3682

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/
  • Mar 15

    How to Impress the Judge

    How to Impress the Judge
    If you have to go to Court, you are likely going to appear in front of the Judge.  You may stand in front of the bench where the Judge sits, or you may be at a counsel table with your lawyer, or you may be on the witness stand.When you…
  • Jan 15

    Looking for Encouragement?

    Looking for Encouragement?
    If you are on the receiving end of divorce news, things may look pretty overwhelming.  The legal system is obviously expensive.  Legal consequences of actions in a divorce may last a lifetime.  And, divorce is always difficult…
  • Dec 15

    Good Financial Manner

    Good Financial Manner
    In every divorce, there is disappointment.  Often, one or both parties don't like rulings or even some agreements that are reached.  They feel like they were treated unfairly or they may feel stuck in a situation that no longer…
Rank this Week: 1211