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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: 958

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: 1396

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: 2322

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: 1690

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: 1503

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: 1377

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

Covers employment law, personal injury and family law issues related to Texas and federal law.

http://kielichlawfirm.com/blog
  • Feb 1

    Enforcing child support with child support liens and QDROs with Bedford Divorce Attorney

    Enforcing child support with child support liens and QDROs with Bedford Divorce Attorney
    Unpaid child support is a serious problems for many families where the child support may be the difference between keeping food on the table or lights on in the home. Enforcing child support in court can be a challenge when the child support…
  • Jan 29

    Child Support Beyond the Guideline

    Child Support Beyond the Guideline
    In family courts in the Dallas and Fort Worth area we see a wide variety of child support orders due to the diversity of the North Texas population. If you didn’t know better you might think judges come up with these orders out of thin…
  • Jan 26

    Do I need temporary orders in my divorce?

    Do I need temporary orders in my divorce?
    In a Texas divorce either party may ask the court to issue temporary orders during the divorce process for a myriad of purposes to protect the people and property involved in the divorce. Generally most contested divorces seek temporary…
Rank this Week: 2863

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: 1272

Llabona Law Blog

Llabona Law Blog

Covers Florida family law issues.

http://www.llabona.com/blog/
  • Feb 1

    What is the Divorce Appeals Process in Florida?

    What is the Divorce Appeals Process in Florida?
    Oftentimes in divorce cases, one person disagrees with the decisions that were ruled on their divorce case because they believe their former spouse committed some type of fraud during the case, or they believe the judge didn’t follow…
  • Jan 25

    What is ‘No Fault’ Florida Divorce?

    What is ‘No Fault’ Florida Divorce?
    The process of divorce can be a tough one. The process is made even worse when those being divorced have to place blame and find fault for who/what caused the divorce. Florida’s “no fault” divorce policy eliminates this part…
  • Jan 19

    How to Blend your Divorced Family Smoothly

    How to Blend your Divorced Family Smoothly
    When divorce involves children, it can instantly become complicated. Once the dust of the divorce settles and the wounds heal, a parent may find themselves wanting to begin a new life with a new spouse. With the children, there is bound to be…
Rank this Week: 3651

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: 2474

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Feb 1

    Discovery Master Programs Increase to Handle Volume of E-Discovery

    Discovery Master Programs Increase to Handle Volume of E-Discovery
    In nearly every facet of litigation, the issue of electronic discovery and how to manage its production and review is becoming an important issue. This is no different in family law cases. Increasingly, individuals, businesses, and financial…
  • Jan 27

    Superior Court Rules Against TV Personality & Affirms Reproductive Contract

    Superior Court Rules Against TV Personality & Affirms Reproductive Contract
    My partner in Philadelphia, Julia Swain, recently published an article in the Philadelphia Bar Association Reporter (Page 15) addressing the case of television personality Sherri Shepherd and her attempts to invalidate a surrogacy…
  • Jan 19

    ADDING THE GEOLOGIST TO THE LAWYER’S LIST OF EXPERTS

    ADDING THE GEOLOGIST TO THE LAWYER’S LIST OF EXPERTS
    Twice a year, lawyers in Pennsylvania who specialize in family law convene to discuss developments in their field. At this year’s first meeting, just concluded in Lancaster, the Family Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association…
Rank this Week: 4306

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: 1817

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Jan 31

    Extending the Order of Protection: Defining “Good Cause”

    Extending the Order of Protection: Defining “Good Cause”
    What is the “good cause” needed to extend a Family Court Order of Protection nearing its expiration? In its January 20, 2016 decision in Molloy v. Molloy, the Second Department, answered that question. The parties were married in…
  • Jan 17

    Child Support Award Includes 25% of Father’s Future Bonuse

    Child Support Award Includes 25% of Father’s Future Bonuse
    In its January 7, 2016 decision in Fermon v. Fermon, the Appellate Division, Third Department, affirmed that part of the order of Rensselaer County Supreme Court Justice Raymond J. Elliott, III, that included in a permanent award of child…
  • Jan 3

    Absent Provision in Divorce Agreement, No Reduction in Child Support on Emancipation of Elder Child

    Absent Provision in Divorce Agreement, No Reduction in Child Support on Emancipation of Elder Child
    A court will not provide for a reduction in child support upon the emancipation of the elder of two children when the parties’ divorce settlement stipulation, itself, does not provide for one. So held the Appellate Division, First…
Rank this Week: 3764

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: 2003

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: 457

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: 1910

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: 4537

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…
Rank this Week: 2450

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: 1199

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: 3895

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2019

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: 1749

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: 1957

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: 2235

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/
  • Jan 28

    My House, My Rule

    My House, My Rule
    It sounds cliché (because it is), but if I had a dollar for every time I heard my parents tell me, “as long as you live under my roof, you will follow my rules” I assure you I would be enjoying an early retirement somewhere…
  • Jan 27

    What is a Wage Assignment?

    What is a Wage Assignment?
    One of the first questions I am asked about child or spousal support it, “How will I be paid my support?” My answer is always the same “depends.” In fact, “It depends” is my answer to most legal questions.…
  • Jan 26

    Jackpot! The Lottery and Divorce

    Jackpot! The Lottery and Divorce
    Last week’s $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot created a frenzy like no other as people rushed out to buy their tickets for a shot at riches, the likes of which most of us can’t even fathom. There is no doubt that the frenzy and…
Rank this Week: 3287

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Jan 27

    Slow that verbal dog fight down: Getting the conversation back on track

    Slow that verbal dog fight down: Getting the conversation back on track
    Craig Gray offers advice from a unique perspective. He is an internationally known Krav Maga Black Belt Instructor and a leading authority on leadership and conflict management. In his recent The Ocean & The Wave post, Gray offers us…
  • Jan 3

    How to know if your family is dysfunctional: And letting go once you know

    How to know if your family is dysfunctional: And letting go once you know
    On Being highlights our tendency toward stressing over family gatherings, holidays included. Courtney E. Martin writes (excerpt): You may have a boatload of angst over something even more basic . . . whether your family even constitutes a…
  • Dec 28

    Review and Rating of David Sarnacki, Top 100 Lawyers, Divorce and Family Law

    Review and Rating of David Sarnacki, Top 100 Lawyers, Divorce and Family Law
    The National Advocates invited David Sarnacki of The Sarnacki Law Firm in Grand Rapids to join its “Top 100” as part of a premier group of matrimonial and family attorneys in Michigan. Mr. Sarnacki was recognized for exemplifying…
Rank this Week: 1022

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: 792

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: 3356

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: 470

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Jan 26

    8 Court Tips: Surviving Your Day In Court

    8 Court Tips: Surviving Your Day In Court
    It’s never easy walking into a courtroom for your divorce or child custody case. If this is the first time you’ve made a court appearance, there are likely a million thoughts racing through your mind. You might not know what to…
  • Jan 25

    Can I Terminate My Ex-Partner’s Parental Rights?

    Can I Terminate My Ex-Partner’s Parental Rights?
    Question: My ex-wife left me and my kids last year and I would like to terminate her parental rights. She provides no support for our two children and is not a good mother. What is the process for ending her parental rights? Answer: While I…
  • Jan 24

    Will Marital Fault Affect Whether I Pay Alimony?

    Will Marital Fault Affect Whether I Pay Alimony?
    Question: Will marital fault factor into whether or not I have to pay alimony? Answer: I am not licensed to practice law in your state. Therefore, I cannot inform you as to the specific laws in your state and can only provide you with general…
Rank this Week: 267

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: 1287

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/
  • Jan 25

    When Determining Grandparents’ Rights Courts Consider ‘Best Interest of the Child’

    When Determining Grandparents’ Rights Courts Consider ‘Best Interest of the Child’
    In an ideal world, grandparents and grandchildren share nurturing relationships that can prove beneficial for both generations. Sometimes, however, rifts in the relationship between the grandparents and their own children and/or their…
  • Jan 11

    Teens and Snow Shoveling: A Community Service of a Violation of the Law?

    Teens and Snow Shoveling: A Community Service of a Violation of the Law?
    It isn’t unusual in winter to see teenagers shoveling their neighbors’ sidewalks and driveways in exchange for a little extra spending money. In fact, most people would applaud these teens for their hard work. And if they take the…
  • Dec 28

    Do Winter Coats Compromise Car Seat Safety?

    Do Winter Coats Compromise Car Seat Safety?
    For decades now, statistics have shown that it is safer for young children to be in properly sized child safety seats when riding in the car. From time to time, news stories pertaining to car seat safety remind parents to make sure their car…
Rank this Week: 2927

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: 1878

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: 3668

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: 3892

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: 2337

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: 3496

Law Matters Blog

Law Matters Blog

Covers Vermont family law and estate planning. By the Law Offices of Bucknam Black Brazil PC.

http://vtlegalhelp.com/our-blog/
  • Jan 21

    My Statutory Prerogative

    My Statutory Prerogative
    Note: this blog was originally written and posted for SCOV Law. Demarest v. Underhill, 2016 VT 10 This case focuses on who gets the responsibility of maintaining an old, rough road in Underhill, Vermont: the Town that has historically…
  • Sep 18

    Vermont’s Star Chamber Blacklists The Poor

    Vermont’s Star Chamber Blacklists The Poor
    Imagine living in a Vermont where you, without any notice, are put on a secret government blacklist so that you are prohibited for life from earning a livelihood in hundreds of occupations. Imagine the only way to be removed from the…
  • Sep 18

    Vermont’s Star Chamber Blacklists The Poor

    Vermont’s Star Chamber Blacklists The Poor
    Imagine living in a Vermont where you, without any notice, are put on a secret government blacklist so that you are prohibited for life from earning a livelihood in hundreds of occupations. Imagine the only way to be removed from the…
Rank this Week: 3031

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: 1576

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: 639

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: 3870

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: 2370

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

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

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

    In a Divorce, Illinois Courts Have No Authority to Order Pet “Visitation”

    In a Divorce, Illinois Courts Have No Authority to Order Pet “Visitation”
    Americans love their pets.  Recent studies estimate that roughly 78 million dogs and 86 million cats are owned in the United States.  In other words, pets reside in nearly 65% of all households. It is not surprising, therefore, that…
  • Nov 17

    It’s So Simple. How Long Can It Possibly Take and How Much Can It Possibly Cost?

    It’s So Simple. How Long Can It Possibly Take and How Much Can It Possibly Cost?
    There are two questions that every family law attorney is asked by most clients. The first question:  “How long will this divorce take? A ballpark estimate is fine, I know you can’t give me an exact answer”. The second…
  • Nov 2

    Divorcing Parties’ Guide to Recent Changes to IMDMA regarding College Expense

    Divorcing Parties’ Guide to Recent Changes to IMDMA regarding College Expense
    Governor Rauner has signed P.A. 99-90, rewriting the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (IMDMA), 750 ILCS 5/101 effective January 1, 2016. There are several revisions that will affect those divorcing this year and in years to…
Rank this Week: 4632

Arnold & Wadsworth's Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth's Blog

Covers Utah family and divorce law.

http://theutahdivorceattorneys.com/
  • Jan 19

    Centument Review

    Centument Review
    Is Centument Software good or just another Scam System? Does Centument LTD Work? You can find more information by reading this Gerald Reed’s Centument System Review. Centument Review Centument Review only one leg on the strong, and the…
  • Dec 24

    Find out What is Sweet Tacos?

    Find out What is Sweet Tacos?
    The fusion food movement has taught us to rethink and discover great Organifi Green Juice Review ways to make dining exciting. The taco dessert is the latest incarnation of that. There’s a reason that multiple recipes found on the…
  • Dec 18

    Trading With Caution

    Trading With Caution
    Stock trading in the stock market to new players, is often in doubt. There are a number of terms and the strategies that should be familiar with in order to succeed in business. With binary options, you will have less problems with the…
Rank this Week: 3114

The Law Office of Christine M…

The Law Office of Christine M Bechtold, LLC

Covers Georgia family law.

http://bechtold-law.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    Divorce & Taxes: Filing Statu

    Divorce & Taxes: Filing Statu
    What is my tax filing status while my divorce is pending?"Married persons. You are married for the whole year if you are separated but you have not obtained a final decree of divorce or separate maintenance by the last day of your tax…
  • Sep 16

    Happy Constitution Day!

    Happy Constitution Day!
    "Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine brave men on September 17, 1787, recognizing all who, are born in the U.S. or by naturalization, have become citizens."…
  • Aug 19

    How Much Does It Cost to File My Divorce?

    How Much Does It Cost to File My Divorce?
    Divorce cases are filed as Domestic Civil Cases in Superior Court. Filing fees to the Superior Court vary by county, see list and links below for the most recent filing fees as of August, 2015. Alcovy (Walton and Newton Counties) $205.00…
Rank this Week: 3423