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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/
  • Nov 28

    Husband’s Gun Collection Divided in Arizona Divorce

    Husband’s Gun Collection Divided in Arizona Divorce
    Division of gun collection as separate and community property upon divorce affirmed in Arizona case summary. Jacqueline Foster v. Charles Sidney Foster Husband Collected Guns Read More The post Husband’s Gun Collection Divided in…
  • Nov 21

    Disabled Father’s Debt Was Income for Arizona Child Support and Spousal Maintenance Cannot Be Speculative

    Disabled Father’s Debt Was Income for Arizona Child Support and Spousal Maintenance Cannot Be Speculative
    Unemployed disabled father ordered to pay child support with line of credit affirmed; and speculative spousal maintenance award vacated in Arizona case summary. Antonella Sherman Read More The post Disabled Father’s Debt Was Income for…
  • Nov 15

    Mexico Court Had Child Custody Jurisdiction for Arizona Enforcement

    Mexico Court Had Child Custody Jurisdiction for Arizona Enforcement
    UCCJEA child custody jurisdiction of foreign court (Mexico) in Arizona case summary. Mauricio Fernandez Margain V. Elsa Lourdes Ruiz-Bours In a Mexico divorce action, the Read More The post Mexico Court Had Child Custody Jurisdiction for…
Rank this Week: 1857

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 28

    Illinois Child Support: Modification in the Event of a Job Lo

    Illinois Child Support: Modification in the Event of a Job Lo
    Under Illinois law, child support may be modified upon a substantial change in circumstances.  Normally, a job loss is considered a substantial change in circumstances which would warrant a modification of child support, but sometimes it…
  • Nov 14

    Can your spouse be required to pay your attorney fees under Illinois law?

    Can your spouse be required to pay your attorney fees under Illinois law?
    In Illinois, during a divorce, either party can ask the court to order the other party to pay some or all of his or her attorney fees while the case is pending.  Section 501(c-1) of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act…
  • Oct 31

    Can You File Bankruptcy to Discharge Your Family Support Obligations?

    Can You File Bankruptcy to Discharge Your Family Support Obligations?
    In this current economy, many people find themselves underwater in their mortgage payments, credit card debts, car loans, student loans, and the like.  In certain situations, filing for bankruptcy may seem like a “get out of jail…
Rank this Week: 1592

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Nov 27

    Reconciling SCU COLA Adjustments With Modification Case

    Reconciling SCU COLA Adjustments With Modification Case
    Under Family Court Act §413-a, a party receiving public assistance, or making use of the State’s Child Support Enforcement Services, may request that the Support Collection Unit (“SCU”) review the order for an…
  • Nov 20

    Tying Maintenance to Social Security

    Tying Maintenance to Social Security
    Two decisions this month of the Appellate Division, Second Department, tied the termination of post-divorce spousal support (“maintenance”) to a specific ages: 65 in Duval v. Duval; and 62 in Sansone v. Sansone. In Duval,…
  • Nov 14

    The Effect of Spousal Support on Child Support: Did the Second Department Jump the Gun?

    The Effect of Spousal Support on Child Support: Did the Second Department Jump the Gun?
    Until the amendment of the Child Support Standards Act effective January 24, 2016 (D.R.L. §240[1-b][b][5][iii][I]; Laws of 2015, c. 387, §3), the rule had been that when a divorce court awards maintenance to a spouse, the amount of…
Rank this Week: 1231

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Nov 27

    Rebounding from Divorce

    Rebounding from Divorce
    While countless studies have shown that life following a divorce often leads to higher depression rates, more stress, and overall dissatisfaction, those who spend a prolonged period of time in an unhappy marriage to begin with tend to thrive…
  • Nov 21

    Child Support Order Modifications: Eligibility for Requesting Change

    Child Support Order Modifications: Eligibility for Requesting Change
    For many divorced parents, arranging a child support order can be a challenging process. While state programs and public assistance offer a reasonable amount of help, parents can often be at a disadvantage when it comes to obtaining an order…
  • Nov 14

    Life after Divorce: Tips for Maintaining Balance after the Split

    Life after Divorce: Tips for Maintaining Balance after the Split
    Maintaining balance and ensuring a healthy lifestyle following divorce has been and continues to be a difficult challenge for many spouses as they undergo the separation process. Divorce is a multi-faceted emotional journey, affecting every…
Rank this Week: 1250

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Covers South Carolina divorce, custody and family law issues. By Gregory S. Forman.

http://www.gregoryforman.com
  • Nov 27

    Locking the barn doors after the horse has escaped

    Locking the barn doors after the horse has escaped
    There are a half dozen critical moments in each family court case when having an experienced attorney is critical: motions for temporary relief; contempt actions; mediation; when trial is scheduled; trial; and when post-trial motions are due.…
  • Nov 26

    Betting on an estranged spouse’s untimely demise

    Betting on an estranged spouse’s untimely demise
    In the first twenty years of my practice it was rare that a party died in the middle of divorce litigation or within a few years of the divorce. The few times this happened there were obvious warning signs: either a history of serious mental…
  • Nov 25

    (Unwittingly) Coaching the children

    (Unwittingly) Coaching the children
    To most people “coaching” children in the context of custody and visitation cases is telling a child to lie to the judge (or the guardian, or a mental health professional/forensic evaluator) about that party’s or the other…
Rank this Week: 953

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/
  • Nov 27

    Massachusetts new alimony law – Durational limits and prior divorce judgment

    Massachusetts new alimony law – Durational limits and prior divorce judgment
    In 2012 Massachusetts divorce law changed by implementation of an Alimony Reform Act. A recent case, George v. George, interpreted and explained a portion of the law known as durational limits.Under prior law, alimony was awarded for life or…
  • Sep 1

    PLAY DATES, GUNS, AND OTHER SAFETY QUESTIONS

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

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

    The court didn't give me custody of my children. Am I a bad parent?
    In most custody cases, both parents are good parents who can take care of the children. A judge has to decide custody between two good choices. In most Massachusetts custody battles, custody is not decided on the basis that one parent is…
Rank this Week: 1268

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/
Rank this Week: 2179

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By McClure Law Group.

http://www.texasdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 25

    Requests to Modify Maintenance in Texa

    Requests to Modify Maintenance in Texa
    In Waldrop v. Waldrop, the trial court signed a divorce decree that found that the husband needed to pay the wife maintenance of $3,000 per month under Texas Family Code Chapter 8.001 et seq. The parties had stipulated that their agreement…
  • Nov 20

    Interpreting Texas Premarital Agreement

    Interpreting Texas Premarital Agreement
    In re Interest of HDV arose when a husband appealed a final divorce decree, arguing among other things that the trial court had erred in awarding his wife money and property under their premarital agreement. The couple had entered into the…
  • Nov 15

    Mediated Settlement Agreements in Texas Divorce

    Mediated Settlement Agreements in Texas Divorce
    In Araujo v. Araujo, an ex-wife appealed from an order denying her motion to revoke and set aside a mediated settlement agreement for her divorce. The ex-wife argued on appeal that the agreement lacked consideration and therefore wasn’t…
Rank this Week: 1944

Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

By David Wolkowitz.

http://uncontesteddivorceinillinois.com/
  • Nov 24

    FAQ: The fastest divorce in Illinoi

    FAQ: The fastest divorce in Illinoi
    Do you want to get divorce as fast as possible? If so, utilizing a flat fee Illinois divorce lawyer for an uncontested divorce is likely to be your best bet.  Check out this FAQ on the fastest divorce in Illinois. What is the fastest way…
  • Oct 22

    3 Ways to Get Divorced in Illinoi

    3 Ways to Get Divorced in Illinoi
    An uncontested divorce in Illinois is it divorce where both parties agree on all aspects of the divorce. Even though it is the fastest and most affordable way to get divorced in Illinois, sometimes people would like to know the options before…
  • Oct 21

    Top 5 Differences between Contested and Uncontested Divorce in Illinoi

    Top 5 Differences between Contested and Uncontested Divorce in Illinoi
    If you want a quick and affordable divorce, you’ve probably searched the internet for information about divorce in Illinois. You might have come across the terms uncontested divorce, and contested divorce. As a lawyer who handles many…
Rank this Week: 2302

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Covers California divorce and family law blog, with a focus on Orange County.

http://www.farzadlaw.com/family-law-articles/
  • Nov 24

    Family Code 2030 Attempts to Bring Fairness to the California Divorce Proce

    Family Code 2030 Attempts to Bring Fairness to the California Divorce Proce
    Family Code 2030 is one of the most important California laws we have in divorce, legal separation and annulment cases. Family Code 2030 is intended to bring fairness to the California divorce process. It is designed to ensure that both the…
  • Nov 21

    What are Epstein Credits and Watts Charges?

    What are Epstein Credits and Watts Charges?
    What are Epstein Credits? What are Watts Charges? Their name don’t offer much help but this article will. Epstein Credits and Watts Charges often come up in a California divorce case. Spouses usually learn about Epstein Credits and…
  • Nov 12

    8 Common and Surprising Reasons to Lose Custody of a Child

    8 Common and Surprising Reasons to Lose Custody of a Child
    What are the reasons to lose custody of a child? Some of the reasons are ones you can probably guess. Others may surprise you. This article provides insight on what the most common and uncommon reasons are a parent may lose custody of a…
Rank this Week: 1213

New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

By Bruce Provda.

http://www.nydivorcefirm.com/blog
  • Nov 24

    Entitlement, Driver’s Licenses, Sexting and Divorce

    Entitlement, Driver’s Licenses, Sexting and Divorce
    It’s not just those with deep pockets or celebrity status that see their marriages vaporize. But it often happens to men who walk around with a sense of entitlement. In New York, two men are afflicted with this childish behavior. Chaim…
  • Nov 13

    Life After Divorce For Women: How To Get Your Life Into Balance?

    Life After Divorce For Women: How To Get Your Life Into Balance?
    There is nothing like a divorce to throw a woman into what I call the ‘Imbalanced Life Syndrome’ It’s like the rug got pulled out from under you. You feel like you are walking on shaky ground… And this usually goes…
  • Oct 27

    Donald Trump and The Art of the Pre-Nup

    Donald Trump and The Art of the Pre-Nup
    There isn’t a shortage of things — or persons — about which Trump wants to talk. In 2012, Trump offered his unsolicited advice to Mark Zuckerberg about the Facebook founder’s prenup, also known as a premarital…
Rank this Week: 1568

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 381

DuPage County Divorce Attorneys…

DuPage County Divorce Attorneys Blog

By Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC.

http://www.mkfmlaw.com/dupageattorney
  • Nov 23

    The Name on the Title May Not Matter in Divorce

    The Name on the Title May Not Matter in Divorce
    If you and your spouse are getting divorced, it may seem reasonable to assume that you would get to keep the assets and debts that are in your name while your spouse keeps those that in are in or hers. While such an assumption may be fairly…
  • Nov 16

    Child Relocation: Your Rights to Object to a Move

    Child Relocation: Your Rights to Object to a Move
    When you have limited time with your child due to a divorce or breakup, the time you do get to spend with your child is extremely valuable. It is during this time that you must foster the relationship you share with your child and strengthen…
  • Nov 9

    Keeping Divorce Costs Under Control

    Keeping Divorce Costs Under Control
    If you are considering a divorce, you probably realize that the process is likely to include a number of necessary expenses. You may be required to pay for filing fees and court costs, not to mention the cost of financial experts, a guardian…
Rank this Week: 1738

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.sandiegodivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 549

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 22

    Guide to Telling Your Children About Divorce

    Guide to Telling Your Children About Divorce
    One of the hardest things parents may have to do is to tell their children they are divorcing. While very young children may not really understand what is happening, the majority of children often feel as though the divorce is their fault.…
  • Nov 1

    Wedding Bliss in the Air at Ayo & Iken

    Wedding Bliss in the Air at Ayo & Iken
    Wedding bliss was in the air at our Ayo & Iken Tampa office last week as Attorney Jeana Vogel for the first time in her career presided over nuptial vows for two of her clients. Vogel’s clients, Aleydis Silva Bautista and Kyle…
  • Oct 13

    Same Sex Parental Rights Extended

    Same Sex Parental Rights Extended
    Our New Port Richey Attorney Allison Belcher has won a major victory in the cutting edge legal area of same-sex marriage in Florida by securing parental rights for our client Kristen Ruckey. In an Oct. 11 order, Pasco County Circuit Judge…
Rank this Week: 1558

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Nov 21

    Would You Like Your Lawyer, A La Carte?

    Would You Like Your Lawyer, A La Carte?
    I was researching material for this blog when courtesy of some “cookie” embedded in a website, I was treated to an opportunity to save substantially on my divorce legal fees by signing on for a service that offered me “al a…
  • Nov 16

    Interlocutory Appeals Of Discovery Orders; Curse Of The Privilege

    Interlocutory Appeals Of Discovery Orders; Curse Of The Privilege
    If you are a lay reader cruising the net for information about how to handle your divorce, return to your search engine now in pursuit of more fertile material. Interlocutory appeals of discovery orders can numb the minds of invertebrates.…
  • Nov 7

    Equitable Distribution Orders are Not Judgment

    Equitable Distribution Orders are Not Judgment
    Recently, a case came before the Superior Court addressing the question as to whether a party has the right to charge interest on unpaid portions of an equitable distribution award. The basic facts are that husband and wife divorced and the…
Rank this Week: 1709

Family Law Matters Blog

Family Law Matters Blog

Covers New York family law. By Deborah Hope Wayne.

http://www.familylawmatters-blog.com/
  • Nov 21

    Collaborative Law in Practice: The Brangelina Case Study (Part 2): The Role of the Child Specialist in Collaborative Practice

    Collaborative Law in Practice: The Brangelina Case Study (Part 2): The Role of the Child Specialist in Collaborative Practice
    I recently posted a blog focusing on the Brad Pitt/Angelina Jolie divorce, specifically that the collaborative law process may be beneficial for the couple. In addition to the general benefits of the collaborative process and how they may be…
  • Nov 12

    Have You Told the Children Yet?

    Have You Told the Children Yet?
    I recently watched a new television program focused on a couple divorcing and all that goes with such a life changing event.  A particular episode focused on the couple meeting with a mediator in an effort to talk out the issues.…
  • Oct 25

    Collaborative Law in Practice: The Brangelina Case Study

    Collaborative Law in Practice: The Brangelina Case Study
    In a recent blog, I discussed several reasons why Collaborative Law is a wise choice in the divorce process. In order to give more depth to discussion on the value of collaborative law, I’ve used information publicly available in the…
Rank this Week: 2426

Ontario Family Law Blog

Ontario Family Law Blog

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

http://www.ontariofamilylawblog.com
  • Nov 21

    What Happens to Our Home When We Get Divorced?

    What Happens to Our Home When We Get Divorced?
    What Happens to Our Home When We Get Divorced? As Divorce Lawyers, this is one of the most pressing concerns facing our clients. The most significant asset that many families have is the family home.  To most people, the house is more…
  • Oct 21

    Cats and Dogs and Family Law

    Cats and Dogs and Family Law
    I love our family dogs, Becky and Ryder.  My husband loves Ryder and Becky, too! I love my daughter’s cat, Enoki. In fact, my husband loves Enoki, too! Are dogs and cats just property? No, they are not. In Ontario, there is case…
  • Sep 19

    Non-physical Domestic (Family) Violence and Family Law

    Non-physical Domestic (Family) Violence and Family Law
    You may be wondering whether you can count on the family law court to help you if you have suffered non-physical abuse. There are different forms of non-physical abuse that can be viewed as domestic violence.  Your partner may harass or…
Rank this Week: 3467

New York Divorce and Family Law…

New York Divorce and Family Law Blog

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

http://brandeslaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1191

Creative Resolutions Blog

Creative Resolutions Blog

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

http://www.newyorkdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 17

    Curated: 5 Blogs and Podcasts That Help Me Be a Better Lawyer and Mediator

    Curated: 5 Blogs and Podcasts That Help Me Be a Better Lawyer and Mediator
    {3:56 minute to read}  As a family law attorney and a mediator who is committed to helping my clients stay out of court and resolve their issues with as little animosity as possible, I’m very interested in studying positivity,…
  • Oct 5

    The Importance of Time If Your Goal is a Non-Adversarial Divorce

    The Importance of Time If Your Goal is a Non-Adversarial Divorce
    {3 minutes to read} Recently, I was the mediator for a couple that was experiencing significant obstacles in reaching their divorce agreement. One of the parties was furious at the other for wanting the divorce, and he was finding it very…
  • Sep 20

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

    2 Good Reasons to Keep Your Divorce Out of Court: Control & Flexibility
    {6:10 minutes to read} The is the first article in a series focused on Why Court Should Be the Last Resort For Your Divorce. If you’d like a copy of the infographic that tells you more, click here. Join me as we examine the myriad…
Rank this Week: 4639

New York Divorce Lawyer Blog

New York Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers New York divorce and family law issues. By David Centeno.

https://nyuncontesteddivorceattorney.com/blog/
  • Nov 17

    David Centeno Law, PC Donates to Organizations Fighting Bigotry, Islamophobia, Homophobia, Antisemitism and Racism

    David Centeno Law, PC Donates to Organizations Fighting Bigotry, Islamophobia, Homophobia, Antisemitism and Racism
    David Centeno Law, PC is dedicated to combating all forms of prejudice and bigotry in our great nation.  As such, we have donated to various groups whose mission is to combat the hatred, ignorance and division that ails our society.…
  • Apr 6

    Are We New York Divorce “Specialists?”

    Are We New York Divorce “Specialists?”
    A common question that potential clients have for the firm is “do you specialize in divorce?” While my firm primarily handles divorce, unfortunately I cannot state that we are New York divorce specialists. New York attorneys…
  • Jan 31

    NY Same Sex Marriage – A Divorce Booby Trap for Out-of-State Resident

    NY Same Sex Marriage – A Divorce Booby Trap for Out-of-State Resident
    I get calls on a daily basis from people across the United States who all made the same mistake.  They came from their home states to New York to marry their same sex partner, but now when their marriage is not working out they’re…
Rank this Week: 2782

The Oregon Divorce Blog

The Oregon Divorce Blog

Provides divorce and family law information. By Stephens Margolin P.C.

http://oregondivorceblog.com/wordpress
  • Nov 16

    New Case Law – Parenting Time Change As Basis for Child Support Modification

    New Case Law – Parenting Time Change As Basis for Child Support Modification
    Family law is often seen as a messy and emotionally driven area of legal work. As a family law attorney, I need to both deal with the emotional side of cases and be technically proficient regarding the legal issues at … Continue…
  • Oct 19

    Should I File For A Legal Separation?

    Should I File For A Legal Separation?
    I have had a lot of questions from potential divorce  clients contemplating divorce about whether a legal separation is a good alternative.   I previously blogged about the differences between an annulment, legal separation, and…
  • May 19

    Second Opinion Divorce Consultation

    Second Opinion Divorce Consultation
    If you received a serious medical diagnosis and a recommendation for surgery, you’d likely seek a second opinion. You’d want it because a misdiagnosis with your health can have significant consequences.  If your…
Rank this Week: 4398

Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

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

http://www.tabanolaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 16

    2016 Changes to Social Security for Divorced People

    2016 Changes to Social Security for Divorced People
    2016 has arrived, and for the tens of millions of Americans who receive Social Security benefits, the New Year is a good time to review what they can expect from the program over the coming year. While there are changes every year, 2016 has…
  • Oct 27

    How Are QDRO Distributions Taxed? 

    How Are QDRO Distributions Taxed? 
    It is said that the only sure things in life are death and taxes. There is no doubt that the Internal Revenue Service wants their share of any income received by US taxpayers, and distributions from Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)…
  • Oct 20

    Five New School Year Tips For Divorced Parent

    Five New School Year Tips For Divorced Parent
    The end of summer can be sad, especially for children. It often brings cooler weather, earlier bed times, and of course, school. A new school year brings about a lot of changes that can be both exciting and scary. A new classroom, new…
Rank this Week: 3842

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, child custody, and child support in Florida. By Wolf, Atter & Wolf, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 16

    Court Ordered Parent and Child Communication

    Court Ordered Parent and Child Communication
    The changing times allow for a change in an approach how parents can engage, interact, and build relationships with their children. It seems as if we live in a world where many children have a cellphone, laptop, and/or tablet device capable…
  • Nov 13

    The Differences Between Florida Timesharing and Florida Parental Responsibility

    The Differences Between Florida Timesharing and Florida Parental Responsibility
    Florida child custody laws require certain provisions and allocations to be listed in each child custody final order. These provisions related to the upbringing of the child, they contain rights of the child, responsibility, and timesharing…
  • Nov 10

    Changing the Name of a Minor is Anything but Minor

    Changing the Name of a Minor is Anything but Minor
    Florida Statutes 68.07 is Florida’s statute governing the process to effectuate a name change. The name change statute incorporates both the rules governing name changes of adults and minors. The petition for a name change of a minor…
Rank this Week: 4253

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey divorce and family law. By The Law Offices of Edward R. Weinstein.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 16

    Why You Should Always Follow Through After Your Divorce Is Over.

    Why You Should Always Follow Through After Your Divorce Is Over.
    You’ve made it to the finish line. After months, or perhaps even years of settlement talks and court dates, finally, your long-awaited final divorce uncontested hearing date has arrived. The i’s have been dotted and the t’s…
  • Nov 16

    Why You Should Always Follow Though After Your Divorce Is Over.

    Why You Should Always Follow Though After Your Divorce Is Over.
    You’ve made it to the finish line. After months, or perhaps even years of settlement talks and court dates, finally, your long-awaited final divorce uncontested hearing date has arrived. The i’s have been dotted and the t’s…
  • Nov 3

    How Old Does My Child Have To Be To Speak With A Judge In A Custody Case?

    How Old Does My Child Have To Be To Speak With A Judge In A Custody Case?
    Approximately fourteen years of age. Under New Jersey’s custody of child statute, one of many factors that a judge of the Family Part of the Superior Court of New Jersey shall consider is the child’s preference. However, the court…
Rank this Week: 1277

RandyWallace

RandyWallace

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

http://randywallace.wordpress.com/
  • Nov 16

    Minors’ settlements in Mississippi

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

    The Nasty Side of Judicial Election

    The Nasty Side of Judicial Election
    Years ago judicial elections in Mississippi consisted of the candidates making stump speeches about their qualifications.  Members of the community would support or oppose judges based on their interactions and experiences with the…
  • Oct 24

    Another First

    Another First
    Firsts of anything have always been memorable to me whether it was my first dog, girlfriend, school, gun, whitetail deer, 10 pound bass or whatever. Practicing law is no different.  I remember back to my first divorce trial, first injury…
Rank this Week: 2549

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, drug recalls, product hazards and family law. By Padove Law.

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 16

    Rogers v. Martin – Indiana Supreme Court Weighs Duty of Care for Party Host

    Rogers v. Martin – Indiana Supreme Court Weighs Duty of Care for Party Host
    The estate of an Indiana man who died following a fistfight at a house party won a partial victory before the Indiana Supreme Court recently, paving the way for at least one wrongful death claim to proceed to trial.  In Rogers v. Martin,…
  • Nov 2

    Trucks and Bicycles: A Too-Often Lethal Combination on Indiana Road

    Trucks and Bicycles: A Too-Often Lethal Combination on Indiana Road
    Each year, more than 5,000 trucking accidents result in roadway fatalities. In addition, more than 700 bicyclists are killed annually, and many of those incidents involve large trucks.  Just recently, as reported by WISHTV-8, a…
  • Oct 7

    Bicyclists at Risk of Injury by Impatient, Careless Motorist

    Bicyclists at Risk of Injury by Impatient, Careless Motorist
    A bicycle accident proved fatal for a 64-year-old rider struck by a 92-year-old driver. The elderly motorist insisted he didn’t see the yellow-t-shirt-clad rider, who was the last in a group of riders traveling from the Daviess County…
Rank this Week: 4588

Tennessee Collaborative Divorce…

Tennessee Collaborative Divorce Blog

Covers family law. By Papa & Roberts, PLLC.

http://www.tennesseecollaborativedivorceblog.com/
  • Nov 15

    A Personal Perspective on Mediation

    A Personal Perspective on Mediation
    NPR recently broadcast this story about choosing divorce mediation from the perspective of people who have been through the process.  Check it out for lots of valuable thoughts on why mediation worked for them: Finding A New Kind Of…
  • Sep 26

    Summary of two of the main divorce process options in Nashville

    Summary of two of the main divorce process options in Nashville
    As has been discussed many times on this blog, my bias is that in Nashville, and probably in Tennessee in general, we have flipped the exception and the rule in terms of divorce process options.  Currently, the default process is…
  • Sep 26

    Summary of two of the main divorce process options in Nashville

    Summary of two of the main divorce process options in Nashville
    As has been discussed many times on this blog, my bias is that in Nashville, and probably in Tennessee in general, we have flipped the exception and the rule in terms of divorce process options.  Currently, the default process is…
Rank this Week: 2444

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
  • Nov 14

    DUI Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    DUI Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    The party was fun and you drank more than you intended.   You drove and were stopped for DWI or DUI.  You should not attempt to defend yourself.  The legal ramifications extend beyond a fine and drivers’ education…
  • Oct 27

    Personal Injury Attorneys Covering You

    Personal Injury Attorneys Covering You
    Accidents don’t happen in convenient locations.  Yet your rights are conveniently  available wherever your accident takes place.  You are a Kentucky resident on a trip to Wisconsin.  The horrible happens– a…
  • Oct 14

    Personal Injury Attorneys of Northern Kentucky

    Personal Injury Attorneys of Northern Kentucky
    Fessler, Schneider, & Grimme specialize in personal injury due to motor vehicle accidents. Our experience has made us effective. Ask our clients. Personal injury cases are handled on a contingency basis, which means you do not pay us…
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Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
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DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Nov 12

    How Will An Increase In Income Affect My Alimony And Child Support?

    How Will An Increase In Income Affect My Alimony And Child Support?
    Question: I am going to receive a substantial increase in my income. Will I have to pay an increase in my ex-wife’s alimony and how will that affect my children’s child support? I am also remarrying soon and am unsure how my new…
  • Nov 10

    Video: Cordell & Cordell News – November 10, 2016

    Video: Cordell & Cordell News – November 10, 2016
    Dads Divorce sponsor Cordell & Cordell and sister site MensDivorce.com have teamed up to present a series of monthly recap videos to keep you informed on the latest news and top stories.  Cordell & Cordell announced it is hosting…
  • Nov 9

    DadsDivorce Live: How Marketers Tend To Ignore Father

    DadsDivorce Live: How Marketers Tend To Ignore Father
    In recent years, popular culture has started portraying fathers in a much more progressive light. More and more, companies are depicting dads in active, emotionally-engaged roles with their families.  However, far too many…
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The Blog About All Things Family

The Blog About All Things Family

Discusses family law issues including divorce, child support, child custody, order enforcements, and adoptions. By Welsh Law, PLLC.

http://welsh-lawfirm.com/blog/
  • Nov 11

    It’s Post Election Time – How Does This Affect You

    It’s Post Election Time – How Does This Affect You
    Many many people are unhappy today. Many many people are also happy today. The election was close in terms of the popular vote. This has caused quite an uproar. I think the same uproar would have come about if the result had been exactly the…
  • Nov 3

    Do’s and Dont’s during Family Law Matter

    Do’s and Dont’s during Family Law Matter
    Sometimes I am asked, what should I be doing while my case is pending. I usually tell clients to keep a log of anything related to the divorce or children, but what does that really mean and is there more that you should be doing while your…
  • Sep 30

    Detechnologizing For Your Family

    Detechnologizing For Your Family
    You are sitting down to have dinner with the family, or watching TV together, or just talking about your day and suddenly there is a ding. Or your phone is next to you and you see a new email or Facebook notification. Or you are driving in…
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Main Line Pennsylvania Family Law…

Main Line Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

By Bookspan Family Law Associates, LLC.

http://www.mainlinepafamilylawblog.com/
  • Nov 11

    PA Divorce Waiting Period Shortened

    PA Divorce Waiting Period Shortened
    Until recently if one party to a marriage would not consent to a divorce in Pennsylvania  there was a mandatory  two year waiting period before the moving party could proceed with a divorce.   On October 4, 2016, Governor…
  • Aug 26

    Child Support in Pennsylvania – upward deviation may be based upon income available for support

    Child Support in Pennsylvania – upward deviation may be based upon income available for support
    Child support is determined by a formula in Pennsylvania.   This formula can be found in the Pennsylvania Child Support guidelines.    Support  generally is based upon  determinable factors, such as:  each…
  • Aug 26

    Child Support in Pennsylvania – upward deviation may be based upon income available for support

    Child Support in Pennsylvania – upward deviation may be based upon income available for support
    Child support is determined by a formula in Pennsylvania.   This formula can be found in the Pennsylvania Child Support guidelines.    Support  generally is based upon  determinable factors, such as:  each…
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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/
  • Nov 10

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 3 (Child Support)

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 3 (Child Support)
    A divorce case involving minor children is less likely to be uncontested that a case involving no minor children.  As mentioned in an earlier post, as it pertains to the issue of child support, a case cannot be uncontested unless…
  • Oct 24

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 2 (Children)

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 2 (Children)
    Children As mentioned in Part One, if the parties in a marriage dissolution are not childless (or child-free, as some people say), then either one of the parents has to have literally no demands to make pertaining to the parenting…
  • Sep 15

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 1

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 1
    When someone calls a lawyer to proceed with an uncontested divorce, unfortunately they are often not correct in identifying the case as uncontested.  As in, an uncontested case, from start to finish.  Commonly, the…
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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/
  • Nov 10

    What Should You Do about Marital Debt When You Are Planning a Divorce?

    What Should You Do about Marital Debt When You Are Planning a Divorce?
    If you are faced with getting a divorce, your life isn’t over yet. It’s just filled with a lot of different tasks that need to be handled if you are to get on with your life with as little stress as possible. In addition to all of…
  • Nov 10

    What Should You Do about Marital Debt When You Are Planning a Divorce?

    What Should You Do about Marital Debt When You Are Planning a Divorce?
    If you are faced with getting a divorce, your life isn’t over yet. It’s just filled with a lot of different tasks that need to be handled if you are to get on with your life with as little stress as possible. In addition to all of…
  • Oct 31

    Grandparent Rights in NJ and Major v. Maguire

    Grandparent Rights in NJ and Major v. Maguire
    New Jersey Statute – Grandparent Visitation According to the Grandparent Visitation statute, N.J.S.A. 9:2-7.1, a grandparent who is deprived of visitation can seek an order of visitation from the court. In order to do so, the statute…
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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/
  • Nov 3

    Divorce and Electronic Data | Be Forewarned

    Divorce and Electronic Data | Be Forewarned
    Facebook A New York Times article published on October 31, 2016, discussing access to and ownership of electronic data published today was certainly interesting. It was all the more interesting when I learned that one of my clients had had…
  • Oct 21

    October 2016 Update: Service of Process by Facebook

    October 2016 Update: Service of Process by Facebook
    In 2015, a New York court approved this method of service. I blogged about it here: Service of Process by Email or Facebook? The New York case law is available in that post, and gives a detailed description of how to convince a trial court…
  • Aug 30

    International Recovery of Child Support

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

Arkansas Legal Issues

By Wilson & Haubert, PLLC.

http://whlawoffices.com/little-rock-lawyer-arkansas-law-blog/
  • Nov 3

    How Much Does an Arkansas Divorce Cost?

    How Much Does an Arkansas Divorce Cost?
    Divorce is expensive. The biggest divorce cost is obviously the emotional toll. No matter how difficult a marriage has been, it is hard to end it. The financial cost of an Arkansas divorce can also be significant, but it doesn’t have to…
  • Nov 2

    Why Was I Charged for Someone Else’s Drugs?

    Why Was I Charged for Someone Else’s Drugs?
    One of the many strange things about criminal law is that it’s not illegal to use drugs; it’s just illegal to have them. But what does it mean to “have them”—also known as possession. If you’ve ever…
  • Oct 24

    What Should I Wear to Court?

    What Should I Wear to Court?
    I am usually in court a few times per week. It happens so often that I don’t really tend to think much about what I wear to court. It’s more like a formula: Start with a boring dark suit + boring white/blue shirt + boring tie that…
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The Law Office of Christine M…

The Law Office of Christine M Bechtold, LLC

Covers Georgia family law.

http://bechtold-law.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 2

    Be An Informed Voter 2016

    Be An Informed Voter 2016
    Know before you go.  Be an informed voter and review a sample ballot for your county before you head to your polling place this Election Day. Sample Ballot for Gwinnett County Georgia: …
  • Jul 15

    Can I Change Back to my Maiden Name?

    Can I Change Back to my Maiden Name?
    Yes, you can restore your maiden name after divorce in Georgia. “Your last name does not automatically revert to your former or maiden name once you get divorced.” www.wikihow.com. “In most states, you can request that the…
  • Jul 14

    Can I Have My Child Support Amount Changed?

    Can I Have My Child Support Amount Changed?
    Yes, child support can be modified, but only through court Order. Parties are legally required to pay the court Ordered child support obligation unless and until there is a change to the original Order. If there has been a…
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Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Nov 2

    How does the Inevitable Discovery Doctrine Apply to Warrantless Searches?

    How does the Inevitable Discovery Doctrine Apply to Warrantless Searches?
    The Inevitable Discovery Doctrine did not Apply in the Brierley Case Two Layton City police officers investigated a hit-and-run accident by entering a private residence with neither permission nor a warrant. They discovered evidence…
  • Oct 25

    The Victim of a Crime Can Request Restitution Through Counsel

    The Victim of a Crime Can Request Restitution Through Counsel
    Restitution Procedure – Using Pleadings Filed by the Victim’s Attorney In March 2011, Michael brown was charged with several crimes involving sexual conduct with minor L.N. The victim’s counsel sought to enter an appearance…
  • Oct 10

    Factors Considered in Dismissing A Protective Order

    Factors Considered in Dismissing A Protective Order
    Dismissing A Protective Order and the Mota Case Mota v. Mota, 2016 UT App 201 involved an interesting issue regarding dismissing a protective order. In April 2011, Jennifer Mota was at home holding the parties’ child.…
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California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

Covers current events in divorce. By John E. Harding.

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Nov 1

    Harding & Associates Family Law Earns Best Law Firms Distinction

    Harding & Associates Family Law Earns Best Law Firms Distinction
    Harding & Associates Family Law has been honored as a 2017 Best Lawyers Tier 1 Best Law Firm.  From the U.S. News-Best Lawyers press release: U.S. News – Best Lawyers® releases 2017 “Best Law Firms” list…
  • Sep 27

    One Mighty Big Divorce

    One Mighty Big Divorce
    Mr. Zhou Yahui and his wife Ms. Li Qiong live in China. As a couple, they were ranked 11th in a global list of self-made billionaires under the age of 40.  Mr. Zhou is the chairman of online gaming firm Beijing Kunlun Tech. Most notably…
  • Sep 8

    6 Steps Toward Friendship With Your Ex After Divorce

    6 Steps Toward Friendship With Your Ex After Divorce
    The heartbreak of a breakup, separation or divorce can shatter your world with such intensity that it feels as if you’re the only who has ever experienced such unbearable pain. If children are involved, not only did your heart break,…
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Gardner Croft Solicitors Blog

Gardner Croft Solicitors Blog

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

http://gardnercroft.co.uk/category/blog/
  • Nov 1

    The Gig Economy

    The Gig Economy
    Depending on how exciting your usual reading material is you may have come across a lot of excitement being generated about the so-called ‘gig economy’. This is the idea that permanent jobs are old-fashioned relics of a previous…
  • Sep 7

    Ploughing Match

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

    Proudly Sponsoring Rotary Club of Canterbury Duck Race

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

Maryland Family Law

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

http://mdfamilylaw.typepad.com/sunderman/
  • Oct 31

    Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Domestic Violence Awareness Month
    This month brings to a close domestic violence awareness month. There are a number of programs available to help victims of domestic violence, including a new Family Justice Center in Prince George's County. In Maryland, a victim of abuse…
  • Aug 23

    MCPS Increases Reporting to Child Protective Service

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

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

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

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
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Maryland Lawyer Blog

Maryland Lawyer Blog

Covers consumer protection law, appeals, and family law. By the Law Office of Jason Ostendorf LLC.

http://www.ostendorflaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 30

    How To Stop Foreclosure When The Lender Does Not Grant A Loan Modification

    How To Stop Foreclosure When The Lender Does Not Grant A Loan Modification
    A homeowner can stop foreclosure when the lender does not grant a loan modification that should be granted. This situation often arises when the homeowner makes the required payments under a temporary loan modification agreement with the…
  • Jan 29

    What To Do After a Car Accident

    What To Do After a Car Accident
    Steps To Take After A Car Accident Check Your Passengers. Make sure your passengers are not injured. Call 911 immediately for medical assistance if you or any passengers are injured. Call the Police. Always call the police and request an…
  • Jan 21

    Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer

    Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer
    Accidents happen, and a Maryland personal injury lawyer can help. A personal injury case seeks to determine four essential issues: who was at fault, should that person have known to act more reasonably, did the failure to act reasonably lead…
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Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
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