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New Jersey Divorce and Family…

New Jersey Divorce and Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 11

    New Jersey Supreme Court Addresses Standard for Custodial Parent Relocation

    New Jersey Supreme Court Addresses Standard for Custodial Parent Relocation
    Nothing is more precious to us than our children. The Supreme Court of the United States has established the right to know one’s children as a fundamental Constitutional right. In New Jersey the right to know and raise…
  • Aug 4

    A New Beginning, Also Known as DIVORCE. It’s Not THE END.

    A New Beginning, Also Known as DIVORCE. It’s Not THE END.
    Divorce as defined in Webster’s Dictionary means, “the action or instance of legally dissolving a marriage.” While a divorce does end a marriage, it is not “THE END”.   Unfortunately, when in the midst of a…
  • Jul 31

    The Scheduling of New Jersey Domestic Violence Trials and the Importance of Punctuality

    The Scheduling of New Jersey Domestic Violence Trials and the Importance of Punctuality
    This past week the New Jersey Appellate Division issued an unpublished opinion in the case of V.J.C vs. M.V. (docket no. A-4587-15T3).  In this case the defendant appealed from a final restraining order (FRO) entered by the trial…
Rank this Week: 2019

Hook Law Center Blog

Hook Law Center Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Virginia.

https://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Aug 11

    Beware of Public Benefits: The Cautionary Tale of Overpayment

    Beware of Public Benefits: The Cautionary Tale of Overpayment
    Recently, I have seen an increase in the number of notices from the Social Security Administration and the Department of Medical Assistance Services relating to benefits received by a person not eligible to receive benefits any longer due to…
  • Aug 7

    The Importance of Re-evaluating Your Estate Plan

    The Importance of Re-evaluating Your Estate Plan
    For decades, estate planners have drafted estate plans around the federal estate tax, looking for ways to minimize or avoid the payment of estate taxes on death. Because the estate tax exemption amount was as low as $600,000 as recently as…
  • Aug 1

    Is Game of Thrones A Victory for Disability Rights?

    Is Game of Thrones A Victory for Disability Rights?
    Recently, approximately 10.1 million people watched the premier of this season of Game of Thrones, making it the most popular show on cable television. For those of you who are not familiar, Game of Thrones is based on the book series by…
Rank this Week: 1102

Divorce Lawyer in Augusta, Georgia

Divorce Lawyer in Augusta, Georgia

Offers tips and information about Georgia divorces. By the Goolsby Law Firm.

http://divorcelawyerinaugustageorgia.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 11

    Divorce Cost

    Divorce Cost
    Most people who are contemplating a divorce would like to have an idea about both the legal fees and court costs of going through the divorce process. We have discussed before, in this blog about getting a divorce in Augusta,…
  • Aug 10

    Celebrity Divorces: Anna Faris and Chris Pratt

    Celebrity Divorces: Anna Faris and Chris Pratt
    Did you hear the sad news from Hollywood? According to various news reports, actors Anna Faris and Chris Pratt have legally separated. As we have reported before in this blog dealing with divorces in Augusta, Georgia, celebrities have…
  • Feb 19

    FINDING A GOOD DIVORCE LAWYER

    FINDING A GOOD DIVORCE LAWYER
    In the past, men and women seeking a good divorce lawyer often went to the telephonebook in order to find one. But those days are almost gone.Today, a person seeking a divorce attorney will generally do an online search.  He or shemay…
Rank this Week: 4734

Arkansas Legal Issues

Arkansas Legal Issues

By Wilson & Haubert, PLLC.

http://whlawoffices.com/little-rock-lawyer-arkansas-law-blog/
  • Aug 11

    The Good Kind of Legalese

    The Good Kind of Legalese
    This is a guest post by Cecelia, who manages the office. We recently expanded our Firm’s square footage and have finally moved into the newly renovated space.  Our hope is the new office not only functions well for all of us that…
  • Jul 28

    How a Business Attorney Can Help Your Struggling Busine

    How a Business Attorney Can Help Your Struggling Busine
    If your business has been struggling and you simply can’t pay your debts, it’s time to take stock and consider your options. What’s the first thing you should do? Consult with a business attorney. If you continue on the path…
  • Jul 20

    On Probation in Arkansas? So long, Constitution!

    On Probation in Arkansas? So long, Constitution!
    We all know police need probable cause to conduct a search of your vehicle and a warrant to conduct a search of your home. Well, they usually do, anyway. If you are on probation or parole in Arkansas, however, you have probably waived these…
Rank this Week: 2127

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By the Law Office of Peter Van Aulen.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.net/
  • Aug 11

    Bisbing v. Bisbing Makes a Major Change in NJ Child Custody Laws Regarding Child Relocation

    Bisbing v. Bisbing Makes a Major Change in NJ Child Custody Laws Regarding Child Relocation
    In New Jersey, family law cases always provide courts the opportunity to create new law, particularly when it comes to child custody laws in NJ. One very recent case, Bisbing v. Bisbing, added an interpretation for what is necessary to…
  • Aug 5

    New Jersey Alimony Laws and the Case of Hersch v. Hersch

    New Jersey Alimony Laws and the Case of Hersch v. Hersch
    In a recently unreported case, Hersch v Hersch, the court once again was called upon to interpret New Jersey alimony laws. The parties had been married 15 years when they decided to divorce in 2010. They had two children of the marriage, who,…
  • Jul 29

    Jurisdiction and Child Custody Laws in NJ

    Jurisdiction and Child Custody Laws in NJ
    A recent case out of New Jersey gives a great overview of the myriad child custody laws in NJ, particularly concerning jurisdictional aspects. The case, BG v LH, concerns three children. The eldest son has mental health issues, but lives in…
Rank this Week: 200

Texas Family Law Blog

Texas Family Law Blog

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

http://www.austintexaslegal.com/Blog/
  • Aug 10

    Where Do You File For Divorce and What Do You Do After Filing?

    Where Do You File For Divorce and What Do You Do After Filing?
    A divorce isn’t a process that a lot of people know much about before they beginand there tend to be a lot of questions.  The first step of a divorce is to file for divorce, or rather to petition the court for a divorce.  I…
  • Jul 13

    The Worst Financial Mistakes You Can Make During A Divorce

    The Worst Financial Mistakes You Can Make During A Divorce
    During a divorce you are going to go through some of the worst times you have ever experienced. That is why many people make financial mistakes, too much is going on all at one time. Making a financial mistake will only make the experience…
  • Jun 26

    Preparing for a Divorce in Texa

    Preparing for a Divorce in Texa
    Being in the position of having a potential divorce is often one of the worst times in a person’s life.  Should you think you have reached that point in your life where your marriage is past any point of being repaired and you…
Rank this Week: 2295

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Aug 10

    SUPREME COURT OF NEW JERSEY DEPARTS FROM STANDARD UTILIZED IN RELOCATION CASES

    SUPREME COURT OF NEW JERSEY DEPARTS FROM STANDARD UTILIZED IN RELOCATION CASES
    In what seemed like an eventual, but no less dramatic change in family law jurisprudence, the Supreme Court of New Jersey in Bisbing v. Bisbing overturned the well-established two-part test used in determining whether a primary custodian…
  • Jun 29

    A Rainbow by Any Other Name-Legal Name Change Granted for Transgender Child

    A Rainbow by Any Other Name-Legal Name Change Granted for Transgender Child
    In a case of first impression in New Jersey, I was privileged to represent the mother and custodial parent of a transgender child in a contested, but successful, application for  the child’s legal name to be changed to the name…
  • Jun 29

    A Rainbow by Any other Name-Legal Name Change Granted for Transgender Child

    A Rainbow by Any other Name-Legal Name Change Granted for Transgender Child
    In a case of first impression in New Jersey, I was privileged to represent the mother and custodial parent of a transgender child in a contested, but successful, application for  the child’s legal name to be changed to the name…
Rank this Week: 705

The Interplay Between Bankruptcy…

The Interplay Between Bankruptcy and Divorce Law in Virginia

Explores the effect of a bankruptcy on divorce and other family law matters in Virginia, as well as the effect of a divorce or other family law matter on a bankruptcy. By James H. Wilson, Jr.

http://bankruptcydivorceblawg.com
Rank this Week: 4665

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.texasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 10

    Is “Nesting” the Solution for Your Family After a Divorce?

    Is “Nesting” the Solution for Your Family After a Divorce?
    Divorce can be a traumatic time for children, often resulting in long-term emotional and psychological complications. To cope with these problems, more divorced couples are turning to new approaches to remedy a broken home. One such trend…
  • Jun 29

    The Truth Behind Getting Divorced After Your Turn 50

    The Truth Behind Getting Divorced After Your Turn 50
    Although divorce rates in the United States have fallen to a 35-year low according to the National Center for Family & Marriage Research at Bowling State University, it’s a different story for adults ages 50 and above. For older…
  • Jun 16

    New Report Finds That A Majority of Divorces Happen In March and August

    New Report Finds That A Majority of Divorces Happen In March and August
    It’s common knowledge that long-term relationships tend to break down around Valentine’s Day, which comes at the midway point between the Christmas holidays and Spring, which in turn, represents the renewal of romance. But when it…
Rank this Week: 1475

Ontario Family Law Blog

Ontario Family Law Blog

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

http://www.ontariofamilylawblog.com
  • Aug 9

    Limited Scope Retainers and Self-Rep

    Limited Scope Retainers and Self-Rep
                                               Are Limited Scope Retainers Right for Everyone? You may feel that you have a strong case.…
  • Mar 2

    Why Do I Need a Travel Consent Letter?

    Why Do I Need a Travel Consent Letter?
    I often have clients that ask, is it really necessary to get a travel consent letter? The short answer is yes. Unless you want to take the risk of having your beautifully planned trip ruined, then yes. It can be a small bothersome task to…
  • Feb 2

    Do you want to sue the CAS and you are self-represented? Consider a limited scope retainer.

    Do you want to sue the CAS and you are self-represented? Consider a limited scope retainer.
    You can be self-represented and sue the CAS but I recommend that you hire a Lawyer on a limited scope retainer to assist you with preparing your Statement of Claim. You may also consider hiring a litigation coach on a limited scope retainer…
Rank this Week: 3342

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 984

Milwaukee Divorce Lawyer Blog

Milwaukee Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.milwaukeedivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 9

    How Do You Find the Best Divorce Lawyer in Wisconsin for Your Case?

    How Do You Find the Best Divorce Lawyer in Wisconsin for Your Case?
    Divorce is a painful and difficult process. Obviously, if the parties were getting along and communicating well, they wouldn’t be getting divorced in the first place. It’s the communication process that makes a good lawyer so…
  • Aug 9

    Wisconsin Court Upholds Default Termination of Parental Rights When Father Did Not Show Up For Hearing

    Wisconsin Court Upholds Default Termination of Parental Rights When Father Did Not Show Up For Hearing
    One of the fundamental tenets of the legal system is that you must show up to assert your legal rights if you want to have those rights enforced. Parties to a legal dispute cannot simply refuse to take part in legal proceedings and expect to…
  • Aug 1

    Wisconsin Court Reduces Spousal Maintenance After Change in Custody

    Wisconsin Court Reduces Spousal Maintenance After Change in Custody
    Spousal maintenance is typically awarded in a divorce so that one spouse can continue to live the life that they were accustomed to living before the divorce. Often in these situations, one spouse is making significantly more than the…
Rank this Week: 2439

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Aug 9

    Does Checking Identification During a Traffic Stop Illegally Prolong the Stop?

    Does Checking Identification During a Traffic Stop Illegally Prolong the Stop?
    When is a Traffic Stop Prolonged? The Utah Supreme Court addressed whether cops can runs identification checks when conducting a traffic stop. In the case before them, Martinez was the passenger in a car that was stopped for failing to…
  • Apr 5

    In Utah, Signal for Two Seconds Before Changing Lane

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

    New Laws Passed by the Utah Legislature

    New Laws Passed by the Utah Legislature
    The following bills, related to law enforcement and criminal justice, were passed in Utah’s 2017 General Session: H.B. 381 Law Enforcement Body Camera Footage Amendments; H.B. 184 Contraband Device Destruction; and S.B. 31 Protection of…
Rank this Week: 2422

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
  • Aug 9

    Family Lawyers in Ft. Thomas, KY

    Family Lawyers in Ft. Thomas, KY
    Summer is winding down (too fast in my opinion). Children are going back to school and families are planning for Labor Day travel. These normal activities mean we need to take extra care. Care about driving on a heavy traffic, heavy drinking…
  • Jun 29

    Family Attorneys of Northern KY

    Family Attorneys of Northern KY
       We are getting ready to celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence that led to the founding of our country.  There were many brave people involved in the War for Independence and many more brave people involved…
  • Jun 12

    Bankruptcy Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Bankruptcy Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    Businesses are crippled when they have large numbers of non-paying clients.  Small businesses are usually the first ones hurt.  Small businesses can also become overwhelmed with debt due to all the start up costs coupled with slow…
Rank this Week: 1982

DuPage County Divorce Attorneys…

DuPage County Divorce Attorneys Blog

By Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC.

http://www.mkfmlaw.com/dupageattorney
  • Aug 9

    Sexual Harassment Linked to Middle School Bullying

    Sexual Harassment Linked to Middle School Bullying
    Despite continued public awareness efforts and educational campaigns, sexual harassment continues to be a problem in today’s society. But, where does the root of the problem lie? Is it simply based in misogyny or are there more complex…
  • Aug 2

    Potential Roadblocks to a Successful Adoption

    Potential Roadblocks to a Successful Adoption
    The decision to adopt a child can be one of the most rewarding yet terrifying undertakings of a person’s life. As such, most people do go into the process with an understanding of how difficult and laborious it can be. Still, no one can…
  • Jul 31

    The Pros and Cons of Nesting

    The Pros and Cons of Nesting
    Figuring out living arrangements after a divorce can be complicated. Should the father move out of the marital home or should the mother? Where should the children’s favorite toys or school supplies be located? Most divorced parents…
Rank this Week: 1358

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative…

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative Law Firm

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

http://familydiplomacy.com/blog
  • Aug 8

    Pensacola Introductory & Advanced Collaborative Training November 2-4

    Pensacola Introductory & Advanced Collaborative Training November 2-4
    Did you know that there was a major change to Chapter 61 of the Florida Statutes regarding Collaborative Family Law?  Are you confident that you can competently abide by Florida’s new Collaborative Law Rule of Professional Conduct…
  • Jul 25

    New Chief Judge for Second District Court of Appeal

    New Chief Judge for Second District Court of Appeal
    The Honorable Edward C. LaRose has been elected Chief Judge of Florida’s Second District Court of Appeals.  The Second District hears appeals from most of the Tampa Bay area, including Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Pasco Counties.…
  • Jul 24

    Video: A Client’s View of Collaborative Divorce

    Video: A Client’s View of Collaborative Divorce
    After you decide to divorce, the question of how you divorce can be one of the most consequential decisions you make. You have choices.  Many people hire a trial lawyer  and go the traditional litigation route to fight it out…
Rank this Week: 929

Divorce Done Differently

Divorce Done Differently

Information and advice on dealing with divorce in a cordial and humane way. By the Family Law Center.

http://www.familylawcenter.us/index.php/blog
  • Aug 7

    Frequently asked questions about Child Custody or a Parenting Plan

    Frequently asked questions about Child Custody or a Parenting Plan
    FAQ’s about a parenting plan or child custody agreement:  Q: What is a parenting plan or child custody agreement? A: During a separation parents need to create a plan to decide how their children will be cared for going forward.…
  • Jul 28

    Work Change Marriage Breakdown

    Work Change Marriage Breakdown
    Anthony Scaramucci and his wife have filed for Divorce. Scaramucci is the new White House communication director. He has been prominent in the news over the last week since joining Trump’s White House. Scaramucci, 53, has been married…
  • Jun 28

    FATHER’S RIGHTS

    FATHER’S RIGHTS
    Father’s Rights – Throughout the years, fathers from all over the country have been fighting for equal rights within the Family Court System. The Fathers’ rights movement, resulted from the 1960s and 70s, during a time…
Rank this Week: 171

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

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

https://www.sannsmediation.com/blog/
  • Aug 7

    Is a NJ Domestic Partnership Equal to Marriage?

    Is a NJ Domestic Partnership Equal to Marriage?
    Before civil unions, same sex couples could enter into a formal arrangement through New Jersey’s Domestic Partnership (DPA) Act/law.  The DPA gave certain rights and obligations to the couple entering the domestic partnership.…
  • Jul 25

    Dealing with an Unwanted Divorce

    Dealing with an Unwanted Divorce
    The Unwanted Divorce In many of the divorces I mediate, it is clear to me that one party wants the divorce far more than the other.  Or certainly, one is further down the road of acceptance than the other.  In NJ, public policy is…
  • Jul 17

    Conflict and Divorce Quote — Norman Cousin

    Conflict and Divorce Quote — Norman Cousin
    “Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences.” — Norman Cousins (1915 – 1990), American political journalist, author, professor, and world peace advocate. One of the goals of mediation is to anticipate…
Rank this Week: 1405

The Law Offices of David Stein…

The Law Offices of David Stein Blog

Covers family law.

http://www.familylawdc.com/blog/
  • Aug 6

    TREATMENT IN LIEU OF CRIMINAL PROSECUTION

    TREATMENT IN LIEU OF CRIMINAL PROSECUTION
    The Court of Appeals in Paz Cruz v. United States, decided on August 3, 2017, analyzed and highlighted the DC Statute that provides a legal basis for seeking alcohol treatment in lieu of criminal prosecution. Specifically, DC Code §…
  • Jul 23

    STEP-PARENT/DOMESTIC PARTNER ADOPTION: LEGAL PARAMETERS

    STEP-PARENT/DOMESTIC PARTNER ADOPTION: LEGAL PARAMETERS
    While the decision to adopt a child can be an exciting one, the complexities of adoption laws and the corresponding regulations can be potentially discouraging or overwhelming for the prospective families. Step-parent adoption is a type of…
  • Jul 3

    TRI-PARENTING; LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS

    TRI-PARENTING; LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS
    The concept of multiple parents finds its support amongst many as the vocation of parental duties expands in families undergoing separation as well as homosexual families undertaking a journey to having a child. On March 8, 2017, the Supreme…
Rank this Week: 3644

Family Law Matters Blog

Family Law Matters Blog

Covers New York family law. By Deborah Hope Wayne.

http://www.familylawmatters-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2167

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Aug 5

    From pain to future: grieving into a new life

    From pain to future: grieving into a new life
    On Being shares an extraordinary letter offered up to a stranger, the “unknown friend.” Kao Kalia Yang writes (excerpt): From somewhere in the high heavens, the places I could not see, far beyond my gaze, there was a future…
  • Aug 1

    How to avoid raising spoiled kids: Just say no

    How to avoid raising spoiled kids: Just say no
    The New York Times reminds us of something the Rolling Stones told us years ago: “You can’t always get what you want/But if you try sometimes well you might find/You get what you need.” In today’s research, showing our…
  • Jul 19

    Keeping your inner peace

    Keeping your inner peace
    The recent article on finding the calm in your chaos reminded me of this quote attributed to Saint Francis de Sales: “Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace…
Rank this Week: 2407

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By McClure Law Group.

http://www.texasdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 5

    Death Penalty Sanctions in a Texas Divorce

    Death Penalty Sanctions in a Texas Divorce
    In a recent Texas divorce case, the lower court imposed so-called “death penalty sanctions” against the wife for litigation misconduct. The wife sued for divorce in 2016, and the husband counter-petitioned in the following month.…
  • Aug 2

    Post-Majority Expenses in Texas Divorce Agreement

    Post-Majority Expenses in Texas Divorce Agreement
    In a recent Texas appeal, a father appealed a judgment that awarded the mother post-majority expenses for their child. The case arose from the parents entering into an agreed final decree of divorce and settlement affecting the parent-child…
  • Jul 21

    Duties Owed by Constructive Trustee for Property Awarded to A Spouse in Texa

    Duties Owed by Constructive Trustee for Property Awarded to A Spouse in Texa
    In a recent Texas divorce case, the court examined a divorce decree that named a husband as constructive trustee of property decreed to the wife. The property at issue was a 50% undivided interest in the shares of an LLC. The dispute in the…
Rank this Week: 1736

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 4

    14 Mistakes Men Make in Divorce

    14 Mistakes Men Make in Divorce
    When a person is in the middle of an emotional time, it can be difficult to make good, long-term decisions. A divorce is the very definition of an emotional time, and plenty of divorced people have lived to regret decisions made in the heat…
  • Aug 2

    Ayo and Iken Recap

    Ayo and Iken Recap
    It has been another impactful first half of the year for the Ayo & Iken law firm as our attorneys continue to fight for their clients facing difficult times, dealing with everything from freeing a client unfairly jailed to keeping a…
  • Jun 12

    Want a Bad Idea? Stay Together for the Kid

    Want a Bad Idea? Stay Together for the Kid
    Dinnertime is increasingly strained and the kids are pretty sure mom and dad don’t like one another all that much. There’s no small talk going on, no laughing at private jokes, no acknowledgement of one another’s days, even…
Rank this Week: 2698

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Aug 4

    How to Petition for a Stepparent Adoption in Florida

    How to Petition for a Stepparent Adoption in Florida
    Most depictions of stepparents in the media present callous individuals who detest any children from the first marriage. This image of the cruel stepparent diminishes the many caring and healthy relationships shared between stepchildren and…
  • Aug 1

    Child Custody Concerns for Military Personnel Post-Divorce

    Child Custody Concerns for Military Personnel Post-Divorce
    Having and raising a family while being an active member of the military is no easy task. Being away from one’s children and spouse during the long periods of deployment is hard because this parent misses out on a lot of childhood…
  • Jul 27

    Filing for Divorce as a Stay-at-Home Spouse

    Filing for Divorce as a Stay-at-Home Spouse
    When someone starts contemplating divorce, a number of considerations must be factored into the final decision. For spouses who chose to pause their career in favor of raising children, the financial implications of divorce cannot be…
Rank this Week: 3456

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

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

http://www.arizonalawgroup.com/blog/
  • Aug 4

    Why Arizona Marital Presumption of Paternity Law Only Applies to Men

    Why Arizona Marital Presumption of Paternity Law Only Applies to Men
    Arizona marital presumption of paternity statute is gender-specific, applies only to men, and cannot be rewritten by the court to apply to women; there is Read More The post Why Arizona Marital Presumption of Paternity Law Only Applies to Men…
  • Jul 22

    Prior Convictions Are an Element of Felony Shoplifting in Arizona Law

    Prior Convictions Are an Element of Felony Shoplifting in Arizona Law
    Prior convictions are an element of the crime of felony shoplifting in Arizona law; shoplifting priors are not sentencing enhancements therefore bifurcating the trial was Read More The post Prior Convictions Are an Element of Felony…
  • Jul 8

    Parenting Plan in Child Custody Modification with Addiction Recovery for Mom

    Parenting Plan in Child Custody Modification with Addiction Recovery for Mom
    Parenting plan agreement with parenting time and legal decision-making terms adopted by court. Mother ordered into addiction recovery in post-decree child custody modification; with discovery Read More The post Parenting Plan in Child Custody…
Rank this Week: 1052

Between the Sheets: Adultery in…

Between the Sheets: Adultery in Divorce Cases in Virginia

Explores the legal effects of adultery on family law matters in Virginia and across the United States. By James H. Wilson, Jr.

http://jameshwilsonjr.com/
Rank this Week: 1944

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Covers adoption, annulment, child abuse, child custody and support, cohabitation, property division, domestic violence, divorce and separation. By Jeanne Hannah.

http://jeannehannah.typepad.com/blog_jeanne_hannah_traver/
  • Aug 3

    Bullying in School | By Students? | How Teachers Can Help

    Bullying in School | By Students? | How Teachers Can Help
    Bullying can have serious, and sometimes fatal consequences. Yesterday, August 2, 2017, CBS reported on the suicide of a 12-year-old girl--Mallory Grossman--who was a straight-A student who loved gymnastics. Mallory, killed herself on June 14…
  • Jul 24

    How to banish child sexual groomer

    How to banish child sexual groomer
    From the website of YouthToday.org, by our regular guest blogger, Professor Daniel Pollack: Cockroaches, those infamous, hearty and adaptable bugs, can withstand hostile temperatures that few other creatures can endure. Chameleons, known for…
  • Jun 30

    Child Custody Proceedings and SCAO Time Pressure

    Child Custody Proceedings and SCAO Time Pressure
    According to Michigan law, any modification of custody is subject to the Child Custody Act and requires independent consideration by the court of the best-interest factors. Even modification of parenting time changes requires satisfying the…
Rank this Week: 2505

New Jersey Family Law Blog

New Jersey Family Law Blog

Covers alimony, child support, child custody, divorce and more. By Rotolo Karch Law.

http://www.newjerseyfamilylawblog.com/
  • Aug 1

    Make Sure Visitation Terms Are Clearly Stated

    Make Sure Visitation Terms Are Clearly Stated
    It is generally believed children benefit from healthy relationships with both of their parents. That’s why in divorces, parents often are awarded joint custody. In this way, they continue to share in the decisions and responsibilities…
  • Jul 1

    Couples Who Divorce Late In Life Need to Protect Their Retirement Fund

    Couples Who Divorce Late In Life Need to Protect Their Retirement Fund
    Gray divorce — the term given to couples age 50 and older who terminate their marriages — seems to be a growing trend. The National Center for Health Statistics reported that in 2015 there were 10 divorced people for every…
  • Jun 1

    ‘Till Death – or Politics – Do Us Part

    ‘Till Death – or Politics – Do Us Part
    It has long been said that there are two topics of discussion to avoid if you want to maintain your relationships – religion and politics. Never has that been truer than now it seems, especially as it pertains to politics. A recent…
Rank this Week: 759

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

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

    Marital Settlement Agreements are Tough to Undo in California

    Marital Settlement Agreements are Tough to Undo in California
    A marital settlement agreement can be a great tool for divorcing spouses. These agreements let the spouses decide largely for themselves how their children will be cared for, how their property will be divided, and how issues like spousal…
  • Jul 17

    Increasing Spousal Support in California Divorce Case

    Increasing Spousal Support in California Divorce Case
    California courts typically order one divorcing spouse to pay the other spouse alimony or spousal support in order to help the receiving spouse maintain a certain standard of living similar to that enjoyed during the marriage. Judges take a…
  • Jun 30

    How Length of Marriage Impacts Spousal Support – In re Marriage of Abrew

    How Length of Marriage Impacts Spousal Support – In re Marriage of Abrew
    Courts look at a number of factors when they decide whether to order one spouse to pay alimony or support to the other following a divorce. They also consider various factors when the paying spouse asks for the order to be changed or…
Rank this Week: 2104

New York Divorce Report

New York Divorce Report

Covers child custody, child support, divorce, equitable distribution, marriage, spousal maintenance, and visitation. By Daniel E. Clement.

http://clementlaw.com/the-divorce-report/
  • Jul 31

    Long Separation, No Divorce? No Equitable Distribution!

    Long Separation, No Divorce? No Equitable Distribution!
    What happens when a couple separates, but for some reason, despite the passage of time, don’t divorce?   Suppose still further that during the long separation when the parties have been married but living separately, one of…
  • Jun 27

    How is Child Custody and Decision-Making Determined in New York?

    How is Child Custody and Decision-Making Determined in New York?
    There is a welcome trend in child custody cases in New York- parents, the courts and even New York divorce attorneys, are all recognizing the importance of both parents being engaged in making decisions effecting their children’s…
  • Jun 5

    How To Tell and Prepare Your Children For Divorce

    How To Tell and Prepare Your Children For Divorce
    The most difficult parts of divorce is that moment when you have to tell and then begin to prepare your children for the divorce. While your children may be bystanders to the decision to divorce and legal proceedings, they may suffer the…
Rank this Week: 2426

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jul 28

    Is Football Destined To Become A Legal Custody Football?

    Is Football Destined To Become A Legal Custody Football?
    In most cases, there isn’t much to write on the subject of legal custody. In Pennsylvania, it is the right to make decisions affecting the child’s welfare; in contrast to physical custody which is where kids spend their time. It…
  • Jul 20

    HEDGING BETS ON SOCIAL SECURITY

    HEDGING BETS ON SOCIAL SECURITY
    If you have been reading the news lately, we have seen lots of electronic ink spilled over entitlement programs, especially Medicaid and its role in health care reform. Meanwhile, the report of the Trustees of the Social Security Fund issued…
  • Jun 21

    Bitcoin Redux with an Ethereal Twist

    Bitcoin Redux with an Ethereal Twist
    We last wrote about Bitcoins in late March, 2014. The principal concern we expressed at that time was that these cryptocurrencies might form a refuge from financial disclosure in the typical divorce setting. The specifics of how these assets…
Rank this Week: 4116

Main Line Pennsylvania Family Law…

Main Line Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

By Bookspan Family Law Associates, LLC.

http://www.mainlinepafamilylawblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Is Family Law Ready for the Concept of ‘Conscious Uncoupling’?

    Is Family Law Ready for the Concept of ‘Conscious Uncoupling’?
    After Gwyneth Paltrow announced her split from Chris Martin, the actress called the separation “conscious uncoupling.” This introduced couples to a more amicable way of divorcing. But are family lawyers ready for this concept? We…
  • Jul 12

    Charging an Ex Spouse Rent in Pennsylvania Divorce

    Charging an Ex Spouse Rent in Pennsylvania Divorce
    When can rent be charged to a Spouse living in the Marital Home Alone? Spouses that have been displaced from their marital home during divorce proceedings may find themselves put in the position of paying for a home they have no ability to…
  • Mar 13

    Is Bifurcation an Option?

    Is Bifurcation an Option?
    Is there something I can do to move my divorce along?  This is a question asked frequently when a divorce is dragging on.  Divorces can be drawn out  because the parties are unable to reach agreement,  because of…
Rank this Week: 3400

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/
  • Jul 28

    Don't Rely on the Hague Convention for Overseas Visit

    Don't Rely on the Hague Convention for Overseas Visit
    When considering whether to be concerned that the other parent plans to take a child on an overseas visit - which is normally a great benefit to a child and should generally be encouraged - it can be a huge mistake to rely merely on the…
  • Jul 13

    Monaco’s New Law on International Private Law

    Monaco’s New Law on International Private Law
    Jeremy D. MorleyOn June 28, 2017 Monaco adopted a new Law on Private International Law. It sets forth the rules concerning divorce jurisdiction, authorizes spousal selection of the law to govern marital regimes, and provides rules concerning…
  • Jul 11

    India’s Chief Justice and India’s Status as a Safe Haven for International Child Abduction

    India’s Chief Justice and India’s Status as a Safe Haven for International Child Abduction
    by Jeremy D. MorleyOn July 8, 2017 the Chief Justice of India, Hon’ble Shri Jagdish Singh Khehar, addressed the issue of India’s failure to sign the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, in a…
Rank this Week: 765

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 2397

Wayne Dawkins Lawyers' Perth…

Wayne Dawkins Lawyers' Perth Family Law Blog

Covers divorce and separation in Australia.

http://www.waynedawkinslaw.com.au/blog/
  • Jul 26

    The Future of Family Law

    The Future of Family Law
    Why I believe the Collaborative process is the future for Family Law is summed up by Suzan Barrie Aiken, the President of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals who said in The Collaborative Review 2017 Vol 16 Iss 1:…
  • Jul 9

    Protecting Your Belonging

    Protecting Your Belonging
    My friend told me that I should move as many of my personal belongings into her house as I can in case my ex doesn’t let me have them. Should I do that? When you’re separating, it can be tempting to move your belongings out of the…
  • Jul 9

    How is spousal maintenance determined? Does it change if financial positions change?

    How is spousal maintenance determined? Does it change if financial positions change?
    The issue of spousal maintenance is always a controversial topic, and many separated (and soon-to-be separated) couples find the subject endlessly frustrating. Spousal maintenance (sometimes called spousal support) is…
Rank this Week: 1662

Minnesota Divorce and Family Law…

Minnesota Divorce and Family Law Blog

Covers parenting, alimony, child support, divorce and more. By Gerald O. Williams.

http://divorcelawyermn.com/minnesota-divorce-blog/
  • Jul 26

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 6 (Personal Property)

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 6 (Personal Property)
    For many couples, it is easy to resolve the issue of “stuff.”  Many items of personal property naturally “belong” to one party or the other, especially when each party is involved in different hobbies and leisure…
  • Apr 16

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 5 (Real Estate)

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

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 4 (Spousal Maintenance)

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 4 (Spousal Maintenance)
    Most uncontested divorces are not long on duration.  Less time married means less time to accumulate assets, debts and stuff (not to mention children).  Therefore, there are less potential issues to cause disputes if the marriage…
Rank this Week: 1429

Divorce & Family Law Blog

Divorce & Family Law Blog

Offers advice for people dealing with divorce, legal separation and child custody issues. By Patrick Markey, P.C.

http://www.markeylaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 26

    Uniform Collaborative Law Act set to become law on January 1, 2018

    Uniform Collaborative Law Act set to become law on January 1, 2018
    Collaborative Law is finally getting the legitimacy it deserves. The Governor recently signed the Uniform Collaborative Law Act which still be law as of January 1st 2018. Illinois will join the 16 other states that recognize the…
  • Jul 14

    Illinois Has New Child Support Laws as of July 1, 2017

    Illinois Has New Child Support Laws as of July 1, 2017
    The percentage guidelines (20%, 28%, 32%, etc.) are gone. If you are setting child support after July 1, 2017, the court will apply what is called the "Income Shares" Model. A version of the Income Shares model is used in 39 other states so…
  • Sep 29

    New Illinois Child Support Law Starting 7/1/17

    New Illinois Child Support Law Starting 7/1/17
    Beginning next July 2017, Illinois family law courts will now calculate child support based upon the parent's combined income and based on the parenting time allocated. The calculations for child support will come from the state sometime…
Rank this Week: 2707

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

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

http://heleneltaylor.com/blog/
  • Jul 24

    Should you become your ex-spouse’s creditor?

    Should you become your ex-spouse’s creditor?
    You’re negotiating a separation or divorce agreement, and your spouse offers to pay you $X monthly for X years in exchange for your ownership interest in the house, retirement account, stock options or some other valuable asset. Should…
  • Jun 3

    How to Say No to a Family Court Judge

    How to Say No to a Family Court Judge
    It seems simple enough. You should never agree with a Judge if you don’t actually agree with a Family Court Judge, right? Theoretically, yes, it is simple to say, “No your honor I don’t agree.” But in reality, when it…
  • Mar 15

    Practice Mindfulness in Divorce

    Practice Mindfulness in Divorce
    I stand before a judge in a public courtroom crowded with lawyers and clients awaiting their divorce hearings. My client’s husband created two counterfeit checks and, under penalty of perjury, presented copies of the checks to the court…
Rank this Week: 58

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
  • Jul 24

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW
    PERSONAL UPDATE: I woke up this morning realizing that it had been 6 months since my last post. One of the drawbacks to the aging process is that time seems to pass so much faster than when we were younger. … Continue reading →
  • Jan 15

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip
    RULE OF PRIMACY: Following the “Rule of Primacy” is one of the easiest (yet most overlooked) ways for attorneys to improve their trial performance. If you’re a young attorney with aspirations of becoming the next Clarence…
  • Dec 10

    SNAPCHAT AS EVIDENCE: THE SMOKING GUN OFTEN OVERLOOKED

    SNAPCHAT AS EVIDENCE: THE SMOKING GUN OFTEN OVERLOOKED
    Greetings to all my cold Minnesota friends (cold hands but warm hearts). I’m writing this post from my winter home in Scottsdale, AZ where it’s currently a balmy 66 degrees. (sorry I couldn’t resist). Since writing my last…
Rank this Week: 1200

Sarieh Law Offices ALC Blog

Sarieh Law Offices ALC Blog

Covers California family law.

http://www.sariehlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 23

    What To Do When You Want a Divorce, But Your Spouse Doesn’t

    What To Do When You Want a Divorce, But Your Spouse Doesn’t
    Getting a divorce in California is always a complicated legal process, and if you want to divorce but your spouse doesn’t, it’s probably going to be even more complicated. In Southern California, if you are divorcing your spouse…
  • Jun 22

    How Much Does a Divorce Cost in Orange County?

    How Much Does a Divorce Cost in Orange County?
    In the state of California, what is the cost of a divorce? Without any details, it’s just impossible to say. Every couple’s situation is unique, and every divorce is different. In Orange County and throughout Southern California,…
  • May 22

    What Are The Rights Of Unwed Fathers In California

    What Are The Rights Of Unwed Fathers In California
    In the past, the parental rights of unmarried fathers were either ignored or given little consideration by the courts, and few unmarried fathers were prepared to fight for their parental rights. In recent years, however, unmarried fathers…
Rank this Week: 271

Law Blog

Law Blog

By Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C.

http://www.theharrisburglawyers.com/law-blog/
  • Jul 21

    Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C. in the new

    Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C. in the new
    Joseph Caraciolo, Esquire of Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C. was featured in a video and article by Erika Shych of CBS 21 News on July 20, 2017. The focus of the media coverage was related to the recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court holding…
  • Jul 20

    Registered Sex Offenders May Shorten Registration Period According to PA Supreme Court.

    Registered Sex Offenders May Shorten Registration Period According to PA Supreme Court.
    SORNA determined to be an unconstitutional violation of ex post facto laws when applied to former Megan’s Law offenders In a decision issued by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on July 19, 2017, the Supreme Court held that imposing the…
  • May 23

    What Happens After I Have Been Charged With A Crime

    What Happens After I Have Been Charged With A Crime
    Stages of a criminal case What happens after I have been arrested? Depending on the circumstances of the case, as well as the severity of the crime, you will either be taken into custody or advised of your charges and released.  If you…
Rank this Week: 3650

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
  • Jul 21

    Can I Be Removed From the Child Abuse Registry?

    Can I Be Removed From the Child Abuse Registry?
    The child abuse registry maintains information that can help keep children safe, but it can also cast a formidable shadow across the reputation of anyone on it.
  • Jul 20

    Moving Out of State With Your Child

    Moving Out of State With Your Child
    Even if you are the custodial parent, the law can prevent you from moving to a different state with your child. The law protects the right of both the custodial and non-custodial parent to spend time with a child.
  • Jul 19

    What Is a Fact-Finding Hearing?

    What Is a Fact-Finding Hearing?
    In child welfare cases, the fact-finding hearing is one of the most pivotal hearings you will have. A fact-finding hearing is “a hearing to determine whether the child is an abused or neglected child as defined herein.”
Rank this Week: 155

Michael A. Meschino Blog

Michael A. Meschino Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelaw.org/blog/
  • Jul 20

    The Rules of Lead Disclosure in Illinoi

    The Rules of Lead Disclosure in Illinoi
    Federal laws require property owners and their real estate agent to disclose the presence of lead in both residential and commercial real estate transactions. These disclosures must be made before a sale is finalized and failing to disclose…
  • Jul 12

    The Consequences of Failing to Pay Child Support

    The Consequences of Failing to Pay Child Support
    In Illinois, court ordered child support payments are mandatory. If a parent fails to make payments, state and/or federal authorities may step in to impose various penalties that range from fines to jail time. Illinois Child Support Payments…
  • Jun 13

    Alternatives to a Traditional Divorce

    Alternatives to a Traditional Divorce
    For many couples contemplating divorce, there are viable alternatives to a traditional divorce that offer benefits. A divorce lawyer can explain possible alternatives and benefits and provide information on each based on a couple’s…
Rank this Week: 863

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

http://heyannette.com/blog/
  • Jul 20

    Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Trainings – updated July 20, 2017

    Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Trainings – updated July 20, 2017
    The Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence has several upcoming trainings that can help meet the DV and child abuse requirements for those issuing reports in court matters — see their events calendar here. More trainings…
  • Jul 5

    U.S. Supreme Court Finally Resolves Arizona Divorce Cases on Military Retired Pay

    U.S. Supreme Court Finally Resolves Arizona Divorce Cases on Military Retired Pay
    In 2012, I wrote a post here about Merrill v. Merrill, which was then an Arizona Court of Appeals case.   The AZ Court of Appeals, back then, ruled that a payor-Husband who reduced military retired pay  (MRP) payments to his ex-wife…
  • May 18

    Email Etiquette Remains a Hot Topic

    Email Etiquette Remains a Hot Topic
    I was sent this link about Email etiquette and it looks really great.   It reminded me of this article, YourOnlinePresence,  that I wrote years and years ago.    The article is certainly old (2011!) and needs…
Rank this Week: 790

Australian Divorce Blog

Australian Divorce Blog

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

http://australiandivorce.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 18

    Vale Justice Michelle May of the Family Court of Australia

    Vale Justice Michelle May of the Family Court of Australia
    Tonight I attend a function recognising the service of Justice Michelle May, who is retiring after many years of service from the Family Court of Australia.I had the privilege many years ago of briefing her when she was junior counsel; and…
  • Jul 16

    Government to restrict cross-examination of family violence victims by their alleged perpetrator

    Government to restrict cross-examination of family violence victims by their alleged perpetrator
    Attorney-General Senator George Brandis has released the following statement:protecting family violence victims from beingcross-examined by alleged perpetratorsToday, I release draft legislative amendments to the Family Law Act 1975 to…
  • Jul 16

    The Hague comes up with a draft guide to grave risk under the Hague Convention

    The Hague comes up with a draft guide to grave risk under the Hague Convention
    When family lawyers and judges talk about The Hague Convention, often the one of many that they will be the 1980 Hague Convention, which deals with civil aspects of international child abduction. This Convention has so permeated the thinking…
Rank this Week: 1768