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Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal, family and Injury law. By Blair & Kim, PLLC.

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 3

    Washington Court Finds in Favor of Plaintiff in Premises Liability Case

    Washington Court Finds in Favor of Plaintiff in Premises Liability Case
    The Court of Appeals of Washington reviewed a judgment in favor of the plaintiffs in a recent premises liability case, Gould v. N. Kitsap Bus. Park Mgmt., LLC (Wash. Ct. App. Jan. 19, 2016). In Gould, the plaintiff was injured when she…
  • Jan 31

    Circumstances When Litigation May Not Be The Best Route – Family Law

    Circumstances When Litigation May Not Be The Best Route – Family Law
    While it might be surprising to to read a law firm telling you about circumstances when you may not need an attorney or want to seek court action to respond to a difficulty in your life, it actually serves both the clients’…
  • Jan 20

    Washington Supreme Court Finds No Alternative Means to Commit DUI Under Prior Statute

    Washington Supreme Court Finds No Alternative Means to Commit DUI Under Prior Statute
    The Supreme Court of Washington issued a recent opinion in the case of State v. Sandholm (Wash. Dec. 3, 2015), interpreting the former version of the driving under the influence (DUI) statute, RCW 46.61.502, in order to determine the number…
Rank this Week: 1786

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

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

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 3

    It is almost time for the tax man . . .

    It is almost time for the tax man . . .
    Tips, Tricks and Resources for Tax Time.   Be sure to check with a qualified accountant and your attorney to make sure you are making the correct tax decisions.Did you adopt during 2015?If you adopted a child in 2015 but have not yet…
  • Jan 18

    Interesting article in the New York Times this Weekend

    Interesting article in the New York Times this Weekend
    Divorced Parents, Living Close for the Children's Sake (You may need a subscription to the New York Times to read the article.)
  • Jan 4

    Pennsylvania Superior Court Revisits Paternity by Estoppel

    Pennsylvania Superior Court Revisits Paternity by Estoppel
    When does the court allow a paternity test?Sounds like a simple question - you either are the father or are not the father - and a blood test comparing a father's DNA with a child's DNA will prove it.  However, in the realm of Child…
Rank this Week: 599

Missouri Divorce and Family Law…

Missouri Divorce and Family Law Blog

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

http://familylaw.mwortmanlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2557

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, custody, and child support. By Sandy T. Fox, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 3

    Your Ex-Spouse’s New Partner and Your Florida Alimony Obligation

    Your Ex-Spouse’s New Partner and Your Florida Alimony Obligation
    One of the more frustrating turns of events for individuals ordered to pay alimony is the discovery that the ex-spouse to whom they are making support payments has moved in with a boyfriend or girlfriend. In some situations, your…
  • Jan 27

    Florida Appeals Court Reverses Alimony Award for Failing to Provide for Wife’s Need

    Florida Appeals Court Reverses Alimony Award for Failing to Provide for Wife’s Need
    A North Florida trial court’s decision to award an ex-wife only enough alimony to cover her insurance expenses was recently thrown out by the 1st District Court of Appeal as not proper under the requirements of the Florida Statutes. In…
  • Jan 20

    Florida Husband’s Failure to Pay Wife Did Not Amount to Contempt of Court

    Florida Husband’s Failure to Pay Wife Did Not Amount to Contempt of Court
    An ex-husband who failed to make payments to his ex-wife, even though he was financially able, was nevertheless able to escape being slammed with contempt of court. The 5th District Court of Appeal overturned a trial court decision that…
Rank this Week: 602

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/
  • Feb 3

    Atlantic Lions update

    Atlantic Lions update
    Atlantic Lions Update. The Lions are now in their 46th day at sea and are less than 350 miles from the finish line in Antigua. During the race they have…had electrical problems which caused difficulties in making water and…
  • Feb 3

    Gardner Croft LLP is proud sponsor of KM Charity Group 5km Colour Run 2016

    Gardner Croft LLP is proud sponsor of KM Charity Group 5km Colour Run 2016
    On 12 June 2016 members of staff from Gardner Croft will be lacing up their running shoes to take part in the 5km Colour Run at Betteshanger Country Park, Sandwich. Gardner Croft are proud to announce that they are a corporate sponsors for…
  • Dec 17

    An update from Atlantic Lion

    An update from Atlantic Lion
    Dear Gardner Croft, As many of you will be aware, Tuesday was the day that we were meant to begin our journey across the Atlantic. However the start for the 2015 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge has been delayed. The decision was…
Rank this Week: 1944

Iowa Family Law Blog

Iowa Family Law Blog

By Dickinson Mackaman Tyler & Hagen, PC.

http://www.dickinsonlaw.com/blog-search-page/?cat=22
  • Feb 3

    An examination of alimony guidelines by the Iowa Supreme Court

    An examination of alimony guidelines by the Iowa Supreme Court
    The Iowa Supreme Court noted that “even if spousal support guidelines may provide a useful reality check in some cases, because they are not Iowa law, they can serve neither as the starting point for a trial court nor as the decisive…
  • Jan 13

    Winning the lottery but losing in the divorce

    Winning the lottery but losing in the divorce
    If you are still in the throes (or woes?) of your divorce proceedings, it is very likely that a court would divide your winnings with your soon-to-be ex-spouse because the proceeds will be considered marital property.
  • Jun 26

    United States Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage

    United States Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage
    In reaching the conclusion that “same-sex couples may exercise the right to marry,” the Court analyzed four fundamental principles of marriage...
Rank this Week: 3361

Family Law Matters Blog

Family Law Matters Blog

Covers New York family law. By Deborah Hope Wayne.

http://www.familylawmatters-blog.com/
  • Feb 2

    Co-Parenting During the Divorce Proce

    Co-Parenting During the Divorce Proce
    When a family goes through the divorce process, there is often an emphasis placed on co-parenting – both parents sharing the responsibilities of caring for the children. It is important that spouses and co-parents find an approach to…
  • Jan 17

    The Benefits of Mediation: Closing the Gap in Finance

    The Benefits of Mediation: Closing the Gap in Finance
    The divorce process involves many aspects of the relationship from an emotional and financial standpoint.  The most contentious issues often center on the parties’ finances. Because addressing cash flow and the distribution of…
  • Jan 6

    Facing a Separation or Divorce in the New Year

    Facing a Separation or Divorce in the New Year
    January is a month that people often decide to make life changes.  If you and your spouse have made the decision to separate or divorce, you may be thinking about how to proceed.  Choosing the right process is an important decision…
Rank this Week: 1671

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, paternity and legal separation issues. By Roy M. Doppelt and Associates.

http://www.sandiegodivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 2

    California Court Upholds Modification of Spousal Support, Cites Family Code Factor

    California Court Upholds Modification of Spousal Support, Cites Family Code Factor
    Under the California Family Code, when a couple gets divorced, the court is empowered to award spousal support. The law sets forth a variety of factors for the court to weigh in determining the amount to be awarded and to whom. One of the…
  • Jan 26

    California Court Upholds Graduated Reduction of Spousal Support to Zero

    California Court Upholds Graduated Reduction of Spousal Support to Zero
    As part of a divorce proceeding, the family court often issues an award of monthly spousal support to one of the parties. California law sets forth a variety of factors to weigh in determining the amount of support. It is important to keep in…
  • Jan 19

    California Court Rules Retirement Benefits Are a Community Asset in Divorce

    California Court Rules Retirement Benefits Are a Community Asset in Divorce
    Often, one of the most contentious issues in a divorce proceeding is the division of marital property. California law clearly states that courts shall divide the community estate of the parties equally. Therefore, it is incumbent upon the…
Rank this Week: 3298

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/
  • Feb 2

    What are your priorities in divorce?

    What are your priorities in divorce?
    Negotiating a divorce and dividing assets gives the spouses a lot of freedom in fashioning an agreement that works for both of them. For example, in the case of dispute of jointly owned real property, the court may only be...
  • Jan 12

    Maryland Judiciary Releases New App

    Maryland Judiciary Releases New App
    The Maryland Judiciary has released a new app designed to help the public navigate the legal system, including providing information about legal clinics and pro bono services. The courts have seen a huge increase in the number of people…
  • Jan 7

    2016 Super Lawyer

    2016 Super Lawyer
    I am very excited to announce that I have again been selected as a Maryland Super Lawyers Rising Star 2016. You can access the online magazine here. Super Lawyers are selected based on peer nominations and independent research. You can...
Rank this Week: 1368

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

http://heyannette.com/blog/
  • Feb 2

    Time Again For That Dependency Exemption Thing

    Time Again For That Dependency Exemption Thing
    Tax time is here, and once again I’ll note that you MUST have a Form 8332 executed by the custodial parent (the parent who has the children at least 50% of the time) in order to claim the child as a dependent on your tax return, even if…
  • Jan 30

    What To Call a Stepparent; Who Chooses?

    What To Call a Stepparent; Who Chooses?
    When Mom and Dad don’t live together, and one or both parents enter a new relationship, it’s common for a child to have other significant adult figures in their lives. What should a child call the new stepmother/…
  • Dec 30

    Arizona Family Law in 2015

    Arizona Family Law in 2015
    So what happened in family law in Arizona in 2015? Well, a few things. 1. Parenting Coordinator Rule change. The original parenting coordinator rule came into effect for the first time on January 1, 2006. Before that, there was no such thing…
Rank this Week: 3349

New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

By Bruce Provda.

http://www.nydivorcefirm.com/blog
  • Feb 2

    Hidden Assets & Marital Fraud

    Hidden Assets & Marital Fraud
    Seeking a Fair Distribution of Assets In some marriages, it is common for a spouse to engage in investment activity or have financial accounts of which the other is not aware. Upon divorce it is necessary to disclose all assets, including…
  • Jan 29

    Property Division in Divorce

    Property Division in Divorce
    What Is the Value of the Marital Estate? Following child custody and support, the most important issues in a divorce often involve the division of marital assets and debts. Typically, each spouse wants to maximize the amount of property he or…
  • Jan 20

    Rights of Non-Parents and Grandparents to a Child

    Rights of Non-Parents and Grandparents to a Child
    Issues involving the rights of non-biological parents — such as grandparents, stepparents or unmarried partners — are currently the number one litigated family law issue in newyork. When someone has built a long-term relationship…
Rank this Week: 601

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers the divorce process. By Ramos Law Firm.

http://www.ramosfamilylaw.com/houstondivorceblog/
  • Feb 2

    Difference between a Divorce and Annulment in Texas family Law?

    Difference between a Divorce and Annulment in Texas family Law?
    The difference between a divorce and an annulment in Texas family law lies in the validity of the marriage.  A divorce, puts a legal end to a valid marriage.  An annulment, legally invalidates a marriage.  It treats the…
  • Jan 29

    How do I divorce an imprisoned individual?

    How do I divorce an imprisoned individual?
    There are two manners in which one can obtain a divorce from an imprisoned individual. First, you may obtain a divorce from an incarcerated individual through an uncontested divorce. To obtain an uncontested divorce, you and your spouse would…
  • Jan 12

    Can I Relocate From Texas To Another State With My Kids?

    Can I Relocate From Texas To Another State With My Kids?
    First and foremost, if your spouse is agreeable to you relocating to another state with your kids, then you will be free to do. The divorce decree would have to specify that you are the conservator with the exclusive right… The post…
Rank this Week: 3279

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Covers family and injury law, estate planning and medical malpractice. By Martin Heller Potempa & Sheppard, PLLC.

http://www.tennesseeattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 1

    Tennessee Appeals Court Finds Exception to Claim Timely Filed in Estates Case

    Tennessee Appeals Court Finds Exception to Claim Timely Filed in Estates Case
    In a recent opinion, the Tennessee Court of Appeals addressed the issue of whether an exception to a claim against an estate was timely filed. In the case of In re Estate of Layton (Tenn. Ct. App. Dec. 30, 2015), the decedent was admitted to…
  • Jan 13

    Tennessee Court of Appeals Finds Material Change Exists to Modify Child Custody

    Tennessee Court of Appeals Finds Material Change Exists to Modify Child Custody
    In a recent child custody case, the Tennessee Court of Appeals reversed a decision in which the trial court failed to find a material change in circumstances to warrant a modification of the parties’ residential schedule. In Cook v.…
  • Jan 5

    Tennessee Court of Appeals Upholds Decedent’s Will in Contest Action

    Tennessee Court of Appeals Upholds Decedent’s Will in Contest Action
    The Tennessee Court of Appeals recently reviewed a case involving a will contest and resulting trust, In re Estate of Donald Emerson Kysor. In 1992, the plaintiff and her husband purchased parcels of real property. Within days of her…
Rank this Week: 1879

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 1

    Illinois Divorce Lawyer: Divorce Planning

    Illinois Divorce Lawyer: Divorce Planning
    2016 brings to Illinois a revised and amended Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. The new Act brings some substantive changes to the way that divorce and custody is adjudicated in Illinois, but the guideline advice for preparing for…
  • Dec 31

    Illinois Divorce: 2016 Rings in New Rules for Child Custody

    Illinois Divorce: 2016 Rings in New Rules for Child Custody
    Thoughts from Law Offices of Michael F Roe as 2015 winds to a close: 2015 has been a year of successes for clients, and challenges in Illinois divorce practice, with some of the challenges including managing the maintenance statute (the...
  • Nov 22

    Parental Alienation: Illinois Divorce Lawyer

    Parental Alienation: Illinois Divorce Lawyer
    I am always careful to identify good articles on the emerging clinical science behind Parental Alienation. Here's an excellent review by Dr. Kruk for your consideration. Credit: Edward Kruk Ph.D. Recent Advances in Understanding Parental…
Rank this Week: 2272

Texas Collaborative Law Blog

Texas Collaborative Law Blog

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

http://texascollaborativelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 1

    Safe Confrontation in Collaborative Case

    Safe Confrontation in Collaborative Case
    Have you ever wanted to just tell off your spouse or someone else who made you angry? You may have done it from time to time, or you may have kept your feelings bottled up like many people do. Sometimes that's a good thing to do, but most…
  • Jan 15

    Do You Really Need a Lawyer?

    Do You Really Need a Lawyer?
    I recently read a divorce article  on line that I really disagreed with. The premise was that smart people didn't need to hire a lawyer to get a divorce. The author was probably basing her ideas on how divorce works in…
  • Jan 1

    Considering Divorce?

    Considering Divorce?
    'Tis the Season!For several years, January has been a very popular month to start a divorce.  There are lots of reasons for that popularity, but mostly it seems to come down to the start of a new year being a time for fresh starts.For…
Rank this Week: 764

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Feb 1

    Divorce Essentials – Top Five Things You Need to Know

    Divorce Essentials – Top Five Things You Need to Know
    Divorce Essentials – Top Five Things You Need to Know As the new year begins, many people are returning to their usual routines. Some, though, are looking to start the year with a divorce. And, in reality, the divorce process can take…
  • Jan 29

    Preparing For Divorce – First Steps You Can Take

    Preparing For Divorce – First Steps You Can Take
    Preparing For Divorce – First Steps You Can Take After deciding to divorce from your spouse, you must begin the divorce process. To some, going through a divorce seems difficult at first, since it is unfamiliar territory and appears to…
  • Jan 27

    Tips for Avoiding a Lengthy Divorce

    Tips for Avoiding a Lengthy Divorce
    Tips for Avoiding a Lengthy Divorce Going through a divorce can be stressful, and will likely be especially traumatic when the divorce process takes a long time. A divorce can be easier and less upsetting for everyone involved if the…
Rank this Week: 3382

Divorce Lawyer North Andover

Divorce Lawyer North Andover

Covers Massachusetts family law. By Patricia S. Fernandez & Associates.

http://northandovermafamilylawattorney.com/
  • Feb 1

    Resolutions to Try to Keep as a Newly Divorced Parent

    Resolutions to Try to Keep as a Newly Divorced Parent
    Divorce Lawyer North Andover   You are a newly divorced parent and managed to survive the holidays.  Now it is one month into the New Year and it seems like there are a whole new set of obstacles ahead. The magic of the…
  • Dec 29

    Divorce and the Holidays-Helping Children Stay in the Spirit

    Divorce and the Holidays-Helping Children Stay in the Spirit
    Divorce Lawyer North Andover The holidays are upon us and for most it is a joyful time of year filled with love and traditions. However, many parents and children may be new to navigating through family changes and holidays after divorce…
  • Nov 16

    Divorce and the Classroom: The Effects of Divorce or Separation on Children and Academic

    Divorce and the Classroom: The Effects of Divorce or Separation on Children and Academic
    Divorce Lawyer North Andover School has been in full-swing for two months now and the holidays are right around the corner. If you are a parent in the midst of a divorce or separation, or are a teacher in a classroom, there are…
Rank this Week: 3308

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/
  • Feb 1

    Law-Shopping & Forum-Shopping in International Prenuptial Agreement

    Law-Shopping & Forum-Shopping in International Prenuptial Agreement
    By Jeremy D. Morley*Drafting prenuptial agreements is always challenging but the complexities are greatly magnified when the clients are international, whether in their citizenship, the location of assets, their employment or their residency,…
  • Jan 29

    Will The Philippines Accede to the Hague Abduction Convention?

    Will The Philippines Accede to the Hague Abduction Convention?
    Jeremy D. Morley The Philippines is currently determining whether to accede to the Hague Abduction Convention. The Philippines’ Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee has created a special Subcommittee on the Hague Convention on…
  • Jan 25

    Australian Court Allows Visit to Russia

    Australian Court Allows Visit to Russia
    Jeremy D. MorleyAn Australian court has ordered the Russian mother of an Australian child may take the child for annual visits to Russia despite the objections of the Australian father who asserted that although the Federation of Russia is a…
Rank this Week: 2214

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/
  • Feb 1

    Starting Over After 50

    Starting Over After 50
    There seems to be a lot of discussion about people over 50 years old getting divorced now.  Of course, there are a lot of Baby Boomers who are still alive and in relationships. Many of them are suddenly facing a divorce they hadn't…
  • Jan 1

    Are You Ready to File?

    Are You Ready to File?
    With the holidays behind us, you may be ready to file for divorce.  Of course, it's one thing to be emotionally ready and another to actually file.  Here are some practical considerations if you think you are ready to file for…
  • Dec 1

    Don't Fear Mediation!

    Don't Fear Mediation!
    Almost every litigated divorce will end up in mediation, unless the parties can somehow come to agreement just by talking directly or talking through the attorneys.  Because those voluntary agreements are very rare and because trials are…
Rank this Week: 1020

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
  • Feb 1

    Divorce Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Divorce Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    The arguments, harsh words, and lack of respect from each spouse toward the other have finally led to the decision to get a divorce. Experienced divorce attorneys, such as Fessler, Schneider, & Grimme, will help you to move beyond the…
  • Jan 22

    Custody Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Custody Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    Child custody is a complex issue that includes where the child lives, who gives the child protection, care, education, and financial support.   Custody does not become finally resolved until the child is grown, not attending school,…
  • Jan 13

    Estate Needs Attorneys in Ft. Thoma

    Estate Needs Attorneys in Ft. Thoma
    One of the most popular past-times this week is dreaming about what to do with your lottery winnings. You know you most likely will not see a dime from the lottery, but if you do win Fessler, Schneider, & Grimme want you to make some…
Rank this Week: 2382

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/
  • Feb 1

    David Bowie’s Will Made Page Six: How to Keep Yours Private

    David Bowie’s Will Made Page Six: How to Keep Yours Private
    The contents of David Bowie’s will were widely reported over the weekend.  Some provisions were “unusual” enough to make the New York Post’s famous gossip section, Page Six. According to reports, $50 million went…
  • Jan 18

    Why it is Critical to Update (or Make!) Your Estate Plan After Divorce

    Why it is Critical to Update (or Make!) Your Estate Plan After Divorce
    A divorce is often an emotionally and financially unsettled time, and, understandably, estate planning may be your last priority when you’re facing the breakup of your marriage. However, once your divorce is final and things have…
  • Jan 12

    Don’t Add Fuel to the Fire: Five Tips for Smoother Communication During Divorce

    Don’t Add Fuel to the Fire: Five Tips for Smoother Communication During Divorce
    Even under the best circumstances, divorce is difficult.  There is so much emotion and so many parts of your life are in flux. Understandably, for many couples, maintaining productive, or even civil, communication during the divorce…
Rank this Week: 249

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

http://www.alabamacriminalandfamilylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1594

Puryear Law Blog

Puryear Law Blog

Covers criminal defense, family law, divorce, juvenile law, business law, discrimination, personal injury, and related matters in the states of Illinois and Iowa.

http://www.puryearlaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 30

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge
    Trafficking in certain motor vehicles or motor vehicle parts, or operating a chop shop, is a Federal offense under 18 U.S.C. § 2321 and 18 U.S.C. § 2322, respectively: 18 U.S.C. § 2321 provides as follows: (a) Whoever buys,…
  • Jan 29

    Who is a “Caretaker” of a Child According to Iowa DHS

    Who is a “Caretaker” of a Child According to Iowa DHS
    Under Iowa law, for a person to be accused of being a perpetrator of child abuse must be a person responsible for the care of a child. A person responsible for the care of a child is defined in Iowa Code 232.68 as follows: a. Parent,…
  • Jan 29

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed
    Those convicted of crimes committed as a juvenile who are serving life sentences have the right to seek a review and reduction of those sentences, under a United States Supreme Court ruling that was issued on January 25, 2016. In Montgomery…
Rank this Week: 485

Family Law Matters

Family Law Matters

Information and advice regarding family law issues. By Bryan Reed.

http://www.justdivorce.co.uk/blog/
  • Jan 30

    WARNING – FAULTY ONLINE DIVORCE FORM (NOT OURS!)

    WARNING – FAULTY ONLINE DIVORCE FORM (NOT OURS!)
    an error in the online divorce form E on the hmcts website has meant that over 3,600 cases may have been decided using incorrect information. Continue reading →
  • Nov 27

    YOUR FAULT! NO, YOUR FAULT!

    YOUR FAULT! NO, YOUR FAULT!
    would the introduction of no fault divorce weaken the institution of marriage, or would it help parties divorce with dignity and focus on their kids? Continue reading →
  • Oct 9

    GOVERNMENT TO PROFIT FURTHER FROM DIVORCE?

    GOVERNMENT TO PROFIT FURTHER FROM DIVORCE?
    it is a matter for concern that government appears intent on making a profit from family court fees. bryan reed of justdivorce.co.uk considers this worrying development. Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 1491

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 29

    Taking Custody Matters into Your Own Hands Can Have Serious Consequence

    Taking Custody Matters into Your Own Hands Can Have Serious Consequence
    When a court issues an order for visitation and timesharing of children, it is common for one or both parents to be dissatisfied with some aspect of the parenting time arrangement. Even if you both agree to the arrangement at the time of the…
  • Jan 26

    Does Divorce Hurt Your Credit Score?

    Does Divorce Hurt Your Credit Score?
    Many people believe that when they get married, their credit score will be combined with their spouse’s and that their credit will be intertwined. Therefore, many people may wonder what will happen to their credit if they later decide…
  • Jan 23

    Changing Your Name After a Divorce

    Changing Your Name After a Divorce
    Divorce can involve many complicated legal filings and administrative tasks. One important task that should not be ignored is changing your name back to your maiden name if you wish to do so. While name changes have traditionally been…
Rank this Week: 4415

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
  • Jan 29

    Reckless Driving Dismissals in January 2016

    Reckless Driving Dismissals in January 2016
    We had a good month, achieving a number of dismissals for reckless driving charges. (One was for an alleged speed of 89 mph in a 55 mph zone.) On January 11, 2016, we had 3 Reckless Driving by Speed dismissals…
  • Nov 5

    5 Clients, Each with 2 Reckless Driving Trials This Year, Avoid 10 Reckless Driving Convictions (5 x 2 = 10)

    5 Clients, Each with 2 Reckless Driving Trials This Year, Avoid 10 Reckless Driving Convictions (5 x 2 = 10)
    DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. Zachary gets his two reckless driving by speed…
  • Nov 5

    Virginia Beach Reckless Driving by Speed (95 in a 55) Reduced

    Virginia Beach Reckless Driving by Speed (95 in a 55) Reduced
    DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. October 22, 2015 – Virginia…
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New Jersey Divorce Law Blog

New Jersey Divorce Law Blog

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

http://www.njdivorcelawyerblog.com/blog/
  • Jan 29

    What Not to Do in a Custody Battle

    What Not to Do in a Custody Battle
    Unfortunately, it happens. Sometimes parents are unable to agree upon where their children should primarily reside (or which parent their children should live with) when they have separated or have filed for divorce. Sometimes, both sides…
  • Jan 28

    Termination of Alimony based on…

    Termination of Alimony based on “Cohabitation” under NJ's "new" Alimony Reform Act - a balancing act between dating and cohabitating for alimony termination purposes. A Superior Court Judge in Morristown must decide that issue…
  • Jan 12

    Parents Financial “Obligations” towards their Children’s College / Trade School Costs under NJ Family Law- Overview

    Parents Financial “Obligations” towards their Children’s College / Trade School Costs under NJ Family Law- Overview
    Parents Financial “Obligations” towards their Children’s College / Trade School Costs under NJ Family Law- Overview 1. Does the court system really have the right to impose an obligation on me to contribute to the cost of my child’s…
Rank this Week: 4246

Michigan Divorce Lawyers Blog

Michigan Divorce Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigandivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 29

    Filing for Divorce in Oakland County?

    Filing for Divorce in Oakland County?
    If you are a party to a divorce case in Oakland County, and you have minor children, you will receive notice of your Early Intervention Conference (EIC). The EIC is the first hearing held on divorce cases involving minor children. The EIC is…
  • Jan 15

    Medical Marijuana Use and Child Custody

    Medical Marijuana Use and Child Custody
    The Medical Marijuana Act states that a person shall not be denied custody or visitation of a minor for acting in accordance with the act, unless the person's behavior is such that it creates an unreasonable danger to the minor that can be…
  • Jan 1

    Marriage Equality in Michigan

    Marriage Equality in Michigan
    On June 26, 2015, the United States Supreme Court held that same sex couples have a fundamental right to marry as guaranteed by both the Due Process Clause and the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States…
Rank this Week: 3676

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1511

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law with a focus on divorce on Maryland. By Anthony A. Fatemi, LLC.

http://www.marylanddivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 29

    National Statistics Reflect Higher Rates of Divorce for Older Couple

    National Statistics Reflect Higher Rates of Divorce for Older Couple
    According to statistics compiled by the National Center for Family and Marriage Research at Bowling Green State University, in 2014, people 50 years of age and older were two times as likely to get divorced as in 1990. And for people…
  • Jan 14

    State Supreme Court Ruling Obligates Stepfather to Pay Child Support

    State Supreme Court Ruling Obligates Stepfather to Pay Child Support
    Child custody, visitation, and support are inter-related issues that arise within a typical divorce or separation proceeding. Courts are authorized to make determinations concerning legal and physical custody, the allotment of visitation…
  • Dec 28

    Divorcing in Maryland: What To Do With The Family Home?

    Divorcing in Maryland: What To Do With The Family Home?
    Maryland is an equitable distribution state. This means that in divorce, property and debts acquired during the marriage are subject to “fair and equitable” division (subject to limited exceptions). The law does not guarantee…
Rank this Week: 2484

Tennessee Collaborative Divorce…

Tennessee Collaborative Divorce Blog

Covers family law. By Papa & Roberts, PLLC.

http://www.tennesseecollaborativedivorceblog.com/
  • Jan 28

    Controlling Costs for Tennessee Divorce Client

    Controlling Costs for Tennessee Divorce Client
    Legal and other professional fees can be crippling for Middle Tennessee divorce clients – sometimes running from $50,000-$100,000 or more in legal and related fees to get all the way through a contested divorce trial, especially if kids…
  • Dec 17

    Upcoming Introductory Collaborative Divorce Training

    Upcoming Introductory Collaborative Divorce Training
    The Interdisciplinary Collaborative Divorce Trainers (ICDT) will be leading a two-day basic, introductory training into the “team based” collaborative divorce process.  The training will be held in downtown Knoxville, TN on…
  • Dec 17

    Collaborative Divorce as a path out of being “stuck”

    Collaborative Divorce as a path out of being “stuck”
    By the time most couples reach the painful decision to divorce, one or both of them have typically spent a great deal of time telling themselves (and often each other) over and over all of the ways in which the parties are out of sync and the…
Rank this Week: 1532

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Jan 28

    New Rules for Motions Before A Court Commissioner

    New Rules for Motions Before A Court Commissioner
    Notice Requirements Have Changed for Commissioner Hearings The rules have changed for motion practice before court commissioners, specifically Rule 101 of the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure. One of the important changes is the previously short…
  • Dec 30

    What is a Criminal Pretrial Protective Order?

    What is a Criminal Pretrial Protective Order?
    Criminal Pretrial Protective Order and Domestic Violence You may have heard of a civil protective order, which permits an individual who has been the victim of violence or threats of violence by a cohabitant to restrain the aggressor from…
  • Nov 18

    Challenging a Criminal Sentence Imposed by a Judge

    Challenging a Criminal Sentence Imposed by a Judge
    Does a Judge Have Unfettered Discretion in Imposing a Criminal Sentence? When a criminal defendant has either plead guilty to a charge or been found guilty by a jury, the next step in the court proceedings is called “sentencing.”…
Rank this Week: 2035

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: 4739

Sonoma County Lawyer Blog

Sonoma County Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, family law, and landlord-tenant law. By the Law Offices of James V. Sansone.

http://blog.jamessansonelaw.com/
  • Jan 26

    Gay Adoption Battle Continues to Brew in Alabama and the Problem with SwanLuv

    Gay Adoption Battle Continues to Brew in Alabama and the Problem with SwanLuv
    An Alabama Supreme Court made a huge mistake. The court refused to recognize parental rights to a lesbian woman who had already adopted the children in a neighboring state. In fact, the woman at the center of this case, V.L, adopted the…
  • Jan 12

    Maternal Grandparents Help Kids Sue Father After Mother's Death

    Maternal Grandparents Help Kids Sue Father After Mother's Death
    Can minor children sue the surviving father over an estate after the mother is killed in a car accident? After a district court appointed a retired judge as Guardian Ad Litem for his children, Michael Soule filed an appeal to Supreme Court…
  • Dec 22

    Same-sex equality in the courts takes another step forward

    Same-sex equality in the courts takes another step forward
    The fight for same-sex equality in the arena of family law recently took a giant step forward. A Utah judge who earlier decided to remove a foster baby from its same-sex foster parents decided to amend his decision and return the child to…
Rank this Week: 3046

Divorce Law Journal

Divorce Law Journal

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

http://louisvilledivorce.typepad.com/info/
Rank this Week: 562

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
  • Jan 25

    What Makes a Marriage Valid?

    What Makes a Marriage Valid?
    Occasionally, it is not clear whether the parties have a valid marriage which can be critical to such issues such as spousal maintenance and equitable distribution. So what makes a marriage valid? In a recent decision, a trial court held…
  • Nov 14

    New Temporary Spousal Maintenance Provisions are Now In Effect

    New Temporary Spousal Maintenance Provisions are Now In Effect
    I have previously written about upcoming changes to New York’s spousal maintenance law. The Governor finally signed the new maintenance law, Ch.269 of the Domestic Relations Law on Friday, September 25th.  The Temporary Maintenance…
  • Sep 12

    Enforcement Proceedings and Attorney Retainer

    Enforcement Proceedings and Attorney Retainer
    Whenever there are proceedings brought to enforce child support or spousal support awards, attorneys can issue executions against assets owned by responsible party. In M.M. v. T.M., 2015 N.Y. Slip.Op. 25294 (Sup. Ct. Monroe Co. 2015), the…
Rank this Week: 876

Next Phase Legal Blog

Next Phase Legal Blog

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

http://nextphaselegal.com/blog/
  • Jan 22

    Returning to Work During or After Your Massachusetts Divorce

    Returning to Work During or After Your Massachusetts Divorce
    Fixating on the amount of your Massachusetts child support may not be the best idea. Note:  This article originally appeared in the October/November 2015 issue of New England Woman Magazine. If you are considering a divorce, or already…
  • Aug 23

    Siblings & Elder Mediation

    Siblings & Elder Mediation
    Siblings and Elder Mediation As our family members age, conflict between siblings is no longer based upon who gets to decide what to watch on TV or who gets to sit in the front seat.  A myriad of issues may surface requiring a consensus…
  • Jul 9

    Online Divorce Mediation Without Pant

    Online Divorce Mediation Without Pant
    Are you feeling constricted?  Maybe you have not found the right fit for your divorce or other mediation? Yes, the rumors are true. You can resolve your Massachusetts divorce, family, or business matter without leaving your own home or…
Rank this Week: 1951

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 21

    Legal Parentage in Surrogacy: Where Should I File?

    Legal Parentage in Surrogacy: Where Should I File?
    Once the gestational surrogacy agreement is executed, the legal work is not always complete. Depending on the state, Intended Parents may need to establish their legal parentage in the courts. Intended Parents pursuing this route file…
  • Jan 15

    Why Estate Planning is Essential for Surrogacy

    Why Estate Planning is Essential for Surrogacy
    While a family building journey brings much excitement, it's also important to address the difficult but necessary subject of estate planning. Estate planning documents can prevent the additional stress and disorientation should tragedy…
  • Nov 27

    Attorney Michele Jackson and Congresswoman Susan Brooks at NCFA Advocacy Day

    Attorney Michele Jackson and Congresswoman Susan Brooks at NCFA Advocacy Day
    As National Adoption Month wraps up, we wanted to share a photo of attorney Michele Jackson and Congresswoman Susan Brooks taken this summer at the National Council for Adoption's Advocacy Day. Ms. Jackson spent the day on Capitol Hill…
Rank this Week: 3422

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/
  • Jan 21

    Fingerprint Identification

    Fingerprint Identification
    Fingerprint identification is perhaps the most important and well-known form of biometrics. Virtually everyone understands the basics: fingerprints are unique to each individual and contain markers that can be used to compare samples and…
  • Jan 7

    CPS Left A Card On My Door To Call Them! What Should I Do?

    CPS Left A Card On My Door To Call Them! What Should I Do?
    I frequently get calls from parents who have come home to find a DCS note on their door. It is usually a business card from a DCS investigator requesting that the parent contact them immediately.   In Arizona, Child Protective…
  • Jan 5

    Did the DCS/CPS Caseworker Really Just Tell Me That I Don’t Need a Lawyer?

    Did the DCS/CPS Caseworker Really Just Tell Me That I Don’t Need a Lawyer?
    Something that has confounded me since day one of practicing law in Phoenix, and all throughout the state of Arizona, is that DCS case managers frequently tell parents they are investigating for child abuse or neglect that they do not need a…
Rank this Week: 3700

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Covers business law, civil litigation, civil rights, criminal defense, estates & trusts, family law, labor & employment, medical malpractice, personal injury, real estate, qui tam and workers' compensation.

http://www.jgllaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 2052

Divorce Field

Divorce Field

Analyzes athletes' family law issues to explain how family law works to the average consumer.

http://divorcefield.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 21

    Child Support - Due and Owing

    Child Support - Due and Owing
    Watching the stock market tank, and hearing oil is going bust I am having flashbacks to 2008.  Now I am not too worried about my law practice, because I normally serve low income people.   They can't afford the big firms in the best…
  • Dec 17

    Do You Hear What I Hear?

    Do You Hear What I Hear?
    Yeah I am in a holiday mood, and I love that song (although why the King says lets bring the baby shivering in the cold silver and gold, a nice warm blanket would be better).   But this has nothing to do with it.   This is about the…
  • Dec 3

    Does Child Support EVER End?

    Does Child Support EVER End?
    A couple of weeks ago, I posted on Facebook about the child of Cherica Adams turning 16.   This would seem unremarkable until you remember who Cherica Adams is.   She was the young lady gunned down by a hit man hired by Rae Carruth,…
Rank this Week: 3219

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/
Rank this Week: 109

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/
  • Jan 20

    Court Decides if Case Against Social Services can be a Class Action

    Court Decides if Case Against Social Services can be a Class Action
    A New York Family Lawyer said in this Article 78 proceeding raises the questions whether (1) the County Commissioner of Social Services has discretion as a matter of policy and without regard to the facts of the particular case to...
  • Jan 18

    Respondent's Placement Lapses at New York State Division of Youth During Proceeding

    Respondent's Placement Lapses at New York State Division of Youth During Proceeding
    A New York Family Lawyer said in this proceeding under Family Court Act article 10, the New York City Corporation Counsel, on behalf of the Administration for Children's Services, seeks leave of the court to allow the respondent's placement…
  • Jan 17

    Court Rules on Issue Related to Private Placement Adoption

    Court Rules on Issue Related to Private Placement Adoption
    A New York Family Lawyer said this private placement adoption action presents a number of intertwined legal issues that highlight the shortcomings of the private placement adoption statutes in New York State. The infant who is the subject of…
Rank this Week: 832

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/
  • 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…
  • Nov 15

    How to sue someone in the digital age when you don't know where they live.

    How to sue someone in the digital age when you don't know where they live.
    In every lawsuit the Plaintiff has the obligation to notify all defendants that they are being sued. When a lawsuit is filed the court issues a summons which must be served (usually with a complaint) on every defendant. Massachusetts and…
  • Oct 18

    October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
    By presidential proclamation, October was declared to be National Violence Awareness Month. Nobody should be subject to domestic violence. If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship you need to get help. You can get…
Rank this Week: 265

Family Law Insights

Family Law Insights

Covers divorce and family law in Georgia. By Kitchens New Cleghorn, LLC.

http://www.knclawfirm.com/category/blog/family-law/
  • Jan 19

    Four Ways to Run up a Divorce Bill

    Four Ways to Run up a Divorce Bill
    Clients at our Atlanta divorce practice often ask for ways that they can keep their divorce bill to a minimum. We do have set fees but there are several things… The post Four Ways to Run up a Divorce Bill appeared first on…
  • Jan 11

    January is Divorce Month

    January is Divorce Month
    It is a well-documented phenomenon that January is divorce month, seeing an estimated one-third jump in filings when compared to other months in the year. There are many reasons why… The post January is Divorce Month appeared first on…
  • Nov 28

    3 Reasons Why You Need a Prenuptial Agreement

    3 Reasons Why You Need a Prenuptial Agreement
    In past years, the prenuptial agreement carried a stigma with it that made some people believe that the couple wasn’t really committed to staying together. After all, the agreement was… The post 3 Reasons Why You Need a…
Rank this Week: 2631