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Maine Divorce Law Blog

Maine Divorce Law Blog

Covers all aspects of Maine family law, including divorce, separation, child support, mediation, spousal support, child custody and property rights. From Al Nye.

http://www.mainedivorcelawblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    Discretion by Allison Lotta

    Discretion by Allison Lotta
    Discretion by Allison Lotta Touchstone $25.00 hardcover, 321 pages, 978-1-4516-4484-5 (2012)  
  • Oct 15

    Patriots choke against Seattle

    Patriots choke against Seattle
    The Patriots blew a 13 point lead in the 4th quarter against the Seahawks and lost 24-23. This, unfortunately, seemed to be the Patriots of old. Think about last season. How did the Pats lose games? The offense sputtered and seemed…
  • Oct 5

    Taken 2 has arrived

    Taken 2 has arrived
    Taken 2 has just hit the theaters and my daughter Ali wants to see it bad. I enjoyed the first one too and will wait until she gets home from college at Thanksgiving so we can see it together. Anyone else out there waiting to see Laim Neeson…
Rank this Week: 941

California Divorce and Family Law

California Divorce and Family Law

Covers celebrity marriages, child custody, child support, divorce, paternity, prenuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements, remarriage and taxes. By Jeffrey Lalloway.

http://oc-divorce.typepad.com/california_divorce_and_fa/
  • Aug 7

    The Best Thing to do After Divorce or Breakup: Yoga

    The Best Thing to do After Divorce or Breakup: Yoga
    Divorce, even at its most amicable, can cause an enormous amount of stress, anger, worry, confusion, and resentment. People often struggle to find ways to overcome the negative feelings that face them. However, in a recent study conducted by…
  • Aug 7

    'Gray Divorces' rising

    'Gray Divorces' rising
    More Baby Boomers couples in Fairfax County are calling it quits. A recent study by an area law firm shows residents older than 55 are divorcing at increasingly high rates. Calling the county "the divorce capital of Virginia," the Arlington…
  • Aug 6

    Stevie Wonder files for divorce

    Stevie Wonder files for divorce
    Stevie Wonder, 62, is ending his 11-year marriage to fashion designer Kai Millard Morris. According to a report at www.tmz.com, the Saginaw-born Wonder filed for divorce Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court using his legal name: Stevland…
Rank this Week: 770

Surrogacy Lawyer

Surrogacy Lawyer

Covers assisted reproduction law and family formation issues, including surrogacy, egg donation, embryo donation and sperm donation. By Stephanie Caballero.

http://surrogacylawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 9

    First UK Baby Born Free of Cancer Gene

    First UK Baby Born Free of Cancer Gene
    While this has been done in the United States, the first baby was born in the UK free of the breast cancer gene, BRCA1, which would have meant that the baby girl had an 80 percent chance of contracting breast cancer. I know this is a…
  • Jan 9

    Assisted Reproduction and Autism

    Assisted Reproduction and Autism
    It’s only speculation now that environmental factors, including assisted reproduction technologies, have contributed to the high increase in the number of children diagnosed with Autism. Education and awareness of Austin have been key…
  • Dec 29

    Economic Turmoil Fuels India's Fertility Busine

    Economic Turmoil Fuels India's Fertility Busine
    I recently posted about how patients are canceling their IVF appointments for surrogacy and egg donation in India because of the recent terrorist attacks in Mumbai, but apparently that has not stopped the booming industry in India. In fact,…
Rank this Week: 1217

Your Pennsylvania Divorce

Your Pennsylvania Divorce

By Petrelli Law, P.C. Covers the divorce process, legal question and answer along with related topics of child support, child custody and alimony.

http://www.petrellilaw.com/category/divorce-topics/
  • May 25

    Attorney’s Fees Too High? 4 Tips That Can Keep Your Divorce Costs Adding Up.

    Attorney’s Fees Too High? 4 Tips That Can Keep Your Divorce Costs Adding Up.
    Divorce isn’t cheap. The average American divorce costs $15,000 to $20,000. This amount covers: Court costs and filing fees Mediation fees Attorneys’ fees Other costs such as financial counseling, parenting classes, expert…
  • Mar 6

    Paying the Bills During Divorce

    Paying the Bills During Divorce
    You and your soon-to-be-ex spouse may still be under the same roof, or you might have already separated or found temporary arrangements apart from one another. Regardless of your current living situation, your regular monthly bills are still…
  • Jan 27

    Minding Your Business During Your Divorce

    Minding Your Business During Your Divorce
    Many American couples start a business together. In fact, an estimated 3 million small businesses in the U.S. in 2000 were couple-owned, and that number has likely grown over the last nearly two decades. When a couple have become business…
Rank this Week: 1560

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • May 25

    A Fool for a Client? Why You Should Think Twice Before Representing Yourself in a South Carolina Family Court Case

    A Fool for a Client? Why You Should Think Twice Before Representing Yourself in a South Carolina Family Court Case
    Everyone has heard the old saying, "Anyone who represents themselves in court has a fool for a client." However, we often have folks come in to consult with our attorneys who are shocked to hear how much attorneys cost and how expensive…
  • May 23

    Facing an International Family Law Dispute? Important Legal Distinctions to Understand

    Facing an International Family Law Dispute? Important Legal Distinctions to Understand
    In April 2017, the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL) and the AAML New York Chapter jointly presented the Introduction to International Family Law conference at the Down Town Association in New York City.  The focus of the…
  • May 22

    Sexting & Your Divorce: Playing With Fire?

    Sexting & Your Divorce: Playing With Fire?
    Let's face it, technology is now a part of almost every facet of our lives, even our romantic lives. Therefore, more and more often the topic of "sexting" (the sharing of graphic or intimate photos via text message and email) is an issue…
Rank this Week: 2481

McDevitt Law Office

McDevitt Law Office

Covers estate planning and family law in Virginia.

http://www.mcdevittlaw.net/blog-index/
  • May 24

    The lesser known effect of Trump’s executive order

    The lesser known effect of Trump’s executive order
    Earlier this year, President Trump signed the executive order titled: “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States.” This order dramatically changes how immigration laws are enforced within the United States. The…
  • Apr 25

    The perils of social media in divorce

    The perils of social media in divorce
    The prevalence of social media has made divorce proceedings far more complicated than they once were. The arrival of the Cloud and other comparable wireless storage implies that your “private” data may not be as concealed as you…
  • Apr 18

    Probate in a state other then your domicile

    Probate in a state other then your domicile
    If you own property located in a state other than your domicile, you should not have to create another will in that state. The reason is that most states recognize a will that was legally executed in another jurisdiction. However, it may be…
Rank this Week: 1633

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • May 24

    More Than One Million Babies Born In US Using Assisted Reproductive Technology

    More Than One Million Babies Born In US Using Assisted Reproductive Technology
    According to a report by the U.S. Society of Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART), roughly one million babies have been born with the use of In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) or other assisted reproductive technologies. The report stated that…
  • May 17

    New York Introduces Bill to Allow Compensatory Surrogacy

    New York Introduces Bill to Allow Compensatory Surrogacy
    New York Senator Brad Hoylman and Assemblywoman Amy Paulin have proposed a new bill, The Child Parent Security Act (“CSPA”), that would remove the ban on compensated surrogacy and provide a clear mechanism for intended parents…
  • May 12

    Harden Jackson Attended the American Bar Association Family Law Spring CLE Conference

    Harden Jackson Attended the American Bar Association Family Law Spring CLE Conference
    Attorneys Michele Jackson, Clarissa Finnell, Christine Douglas, Katherine Schwartz, and paralegal Amy Mitchell recently attended the American Bar Association Family Law Spring CLE Conference in Savannah, Georgia from May 3rd to May 6th. …
Rank this Week: 3737

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.sandiegodivorceattorneysblog.com/
  • May 24

    Hiring an Expert in Your Family Law Case

    Hiring an Expert in Your Family Law Case
    Lawyers love to make jokes about how bad we are at math.  Often those jokes include statements like, “if I were good at math I would have become an engineer” or if “I was good at math and science I would be a doctor not…
  • May 21

    Divorce Insurance

    Divorce Insurance
    A new product has just come on the market that may have piqued your interest if you are going through a divorce: Divorce Insurance. That’s right, you read correctly, divorce insurance actually exists! A man named Richard Zizian, a legal…
  • May 18

    Spice Girls Divorce and the Effect of Domestic Violence on Spousal Support

    Spice Girls Divorce and the Effect of Domestic Violence on Spousal Support
    Yes, even Spice Girls get divorced just like any one of us. In March 2017, former Spice Girl Mel B, perhaps better known as “Scary Spice” or as a current judge on America’s Got Talent, filed for divorce from her husband of…
Rank this Week: 3487

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • May 24

    World Show of Superstars of Dance Legends “Stellar Duo”

    World Show of Superstars of Dance Legends “Stellar Duo”
    On June 8, Dance Legends from Russia, USA, Italy, South Africa, Denmark, and Azerbaijan will perform at the State Kremlin Palace, Moscow, Russia in “Stellar Duo.” Carolyn Woodruff, known as the Dancing Divorce Attorney, will…
  • May 21

    The IRS and Custody Exemption

    The IRS and Custody Exemption
    Stapleton v. Comm’r, T.C. Memo. 2015-171, 2015 WL 5049758 Facts: A father and mother had two children. The parents were never married. No court was ever asked to decide custody, but the parents agreed that the father would have the…
  • May 18

    If you coerce your spouse into filing a joint tax return, don’t expect to be granted innocent spouse relief

    If you coerce your spouse into filing a joint tax return, don’t expect to be granted innocent spouse relief
    Hiramanek v. Comm’r, T.C. Memo. 2016-92, 2016 WL 2763870 (2016) Facts: The husband prepared a joint tax return for tax year 2006 and asked the wife to sign it. She refused to sign without reading it, and he permitted her to take a…
Rank this Week: 2714

Family-In-Law

Family-In-Law

Family law trends in Minnesota and across the country. By Michael Boulette.

http://family-in-law.com/
  • May 23

    What’s New in Minnesota Family Law: 2017 Edition

    What’s New in Minnesota Family Law: 2017 Edition
    What’s new with you? The first rule of blogging: don’t stop blogging. Because while I’ve been offline, the law hasn’t slowed down. Right now we have ... The post What’s New in Minnesota Family Law: 2017…
  • Oct 16

    STOP! before you file that Appeal.

    STOP! before you file that Appeal.
    Time for an appeal. You lost. Badly. (Bigly?) It wasn’t even close. You’ll even be paying the other side’s fees. It’s okay. It happens. That’s what ... The post STOP! before you file that Appeal. appeared…
  • Aug 15

    Same as it ever was? Minnesota’s (Not So) New Cohabitation Law

    Same as it ever was? Minnesota’s (Not So) New Cohabitation Law
    Not with a bang, but a whimper. Such is Minnesota’s first brush with alimony reform. On August 1, 2016, Minnesota’s spousal maintenance law gained a newly-minted ... The post Same as it ever was? Minnesota’s (Not So)…
Rank this Week: 2495

Our Family Wizard Blog

Our Family Wizard Blog

Focuses on ideas that could reduce conflict, improve communication, protect children and help move families forward.

http://www.ourfamilywizard.com/ofw/index.cfm/blog/
  • May 23

    5 Ways to Get The Kids Helping Around The House

    5 Ways to Get The Kids Helping Around The House
    5 Ways to Get The Kids Helping Around The House To kids (and many adults for that matter), the thought of doing chores around the house is boring. They'd always rather play than do the dishes or put away the laundry. Unlike adults, kids don't…
  • May 18

    Renovating a Child’s Room for the “Big Kid” Growing Up Phase

    Renovating a Child’s Room for the “Big Kid” Growing Up Phase
    Renovating a Child’s Room for the “Big Kid” Growing Up Phase Children grow up too fast. Before you know it, babies turn into toddlers and then quickly into little kids. While transitions are tough at every age (for both…
  • May 16

    4 Tips for Blending a Family With Teen

    4 Tips for Blending a Family With Teen
    4 Tips for Blending a Family With Teens According to the National Parents Organization, one-third of the U.S. population lives in a stepfamily, otherwise known as a blended family. They also report that 30% of children across the country are…
Rank this Week: 3352

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

Introduces people to the mediation process as an alternative to a traditional divorce. By California Divorce Mediators.

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • May 23

    What To Consider About Kids and Finances After Divorce

    What To Consider About Kids and Finances After Divorce
    There are many people who go all numb when their divorce proceeding is underway. The reason for such an emotional state is because it could be too much to go through all sorts of chaos and painful feelings as the harsh reality is there for…
  • May 17

    How To Increase Visitation in Custody Case

    How To Increase Visitation in Custody Case
    Divorces can be hard for some parents especially when kids are involved. It becomes even more hard when the affected parent is the non-custodial parent. Staying away from the children can be mentally and physically daunting. Every parent…
  • May 15

    Can A Person Date While A Divorce Is Going On?

    Can A Person Date While A Divorce Is Going On?
    Many couples often wonder whether they can date someone else while their divorce proceeding is still going on or not. This is quite an interesting question. As per the law, there is no reason why a person should not be able to start dating…
Rank this Week: 2323

Hook Law Center Blog

Hook Law Center Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Virginia.

https://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • May 23

    Virginia’s New Access to Digital Assets Act

    Virginia’s New Access to Digital Assets Act
    Effective July 1, 2017, Virginia will be repealing its current law relating to digital assets, the Privacy Expectation Afterlife and Choices Act, and will adopt the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, which will be codified as…
  • May 15

    The Role of an Elder Law Attorney in Personal Injury Action

    The Role of an Elder Law Attorney in Personal Injury Action
    People are often surprised when they hear that elder law attorneys assist personal injury attorneys with public benefits issues associated with their case. Our working knowledge of the intricately woven issues associated with medical…
  • May 8

    The New Elective Share Law Adds a Layer of Complexity for Planning for Long-Term Care

    The New Elective Share Law Adds a Layer of Complexity for Planning for Long-Term Care
    As of January 1, 2017, the Virginia Legislature amended our state’s formula for determining the surviving spouse’s elective share rights in the augmented estate. Under prior law, a surviving spouse was entitled to one-third of the…
Rank this Week: 1765

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Provides news and updates on Texas family law issues. By O'Neil Attorneys.

http://www.dallastxdivorce.com/
  • May 23

    Income factors in evaluating financial life beyond divorce in an over-50 divorce

    Income factors in evaluating financial life beyond divorce in an over-50 divorce
    The sources of income for an older divorcing spouse can look very different from younger counterparts. Here are some considerations: Social security income: Social security is not a marital asset to be considered in the division of marital…
  • May 15

    SCOTUS rules on military retirement in Howell case

    SCOTUS rules on military retirement in Howell case
    Today SCOTUS ruled on a family law case. Howell v Howell – unanimous ruling… Husband and Wife divorced over 25 years ago. Decree ordered Husband’s military retirement split 50/50 with Wife. When he actually retired, he…
  • May 9

    Texas Child Support 101: The Basics of Net Resources+ PART TWO

    Texas Child Support 101: The Basics of Net Resources+ PART TWO
    This is part 2 in a two-part series on the basics of net resources for calculation of child support. Deemed Income Deemed Income is a term we get from Texas Family Code Section 154.067: “Deemed Income (a)…
Rank this Week: 4810

Next Phase Legal Blog

Next Phase Legal Blog

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

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

    NPL News: McDonough Speaks at Mass Bar Conference

    NPL News: McDonough Speaks at Mass Bar Conference
    The Massachusetts Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section hosted their first Dispute Resolution Symposium at UMASS Boston on Friday, May 19, 2017. Titled Conflict Resolution: Advancements, Strategies, and Trends, the symposium featured…
  • Apr 26

    A Divorce from Social Media: Avoid Creating a Messy Trail

    A Divorce from Social Media: Avoid Creating a Messy Trail
    Have you ever stopped to think how child custody, support, or property division could be effected by social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and various dating websites? Make no mistake – anything you post,…
  • Oct 25

    Family Business Mediation: Solving Legal Issues Without Going to Court

    Family Business Mediation: Solving Legal Issues Without Going to Court
    Mediation is often considered an excellent means of conflict resolution for personal or family disputes, but the benefits of mediation extend to more than just familial problems. In fact, mediation is oftentimes the best conflict resolution…
Rank this Week: 2372

Brownn Family Law

Brownn Family Law

Feature information and updates on Minnesota divorce and family law issues. By Brown Law Offices, PA.

http://www.mnfamilylawblog.com/
  • May 22

    7 Resourceful Strategies to Process Your Anger When Going Through a Minnesota Divorce

    7 Resourceful Strategies to Process Your Anger When Going Through a Minnesota Divorce
    Divorces are stressful affairs. The process brings a flurry of emotions: sadness, frustration, regret, and even anger. Dealing with these emotions in a productive manner promotes good mental health and may even help your case in the long run.…
  • May 15

    5 Things You Need to Know Before Pursuing a Special Needs Adoption

    5 Things You Need to Know Before Pursuing a Special Needs Adoption
    Adopting a child with special needs in Minnesota is like adopting any other child, with a few differences. Five things you should know about special needs adoption include: 1. “Special needs” can refer to a variety of issues…
  • May 8

    The Science Of Divorce Mediation – Why The Process Works So Well And How It Can Help You

    The Science Of Divorce Mediation – Why The Process Works So Well And How It Can Help You
    Blame it on television, movies, or messy celebrity splits — divorce has a reputation for being a contentious, litigation-based affair, with little room for compromise. Those who have not navigated the divorce process…
Rank this Week: 1520

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

Covers family law and criminal law in Canada. By Georgialee Lang.

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • May 22

    Ungrateful Children? You’re Not Alone.

    Ungrateful Children? You’re Not Alone.
    What everybody wishes for...a big lottery win, happened in 2011 to an English couple, Dave and Angela Dawes. They won $131.3 million dollars (US) in the Euromillions lottery, open to residents of the United Kingdom and the Isle of Man. Not…
  • May 10

    17 Years in Prison for Divorce Fraud

    17 Years in Prison for Divorce Fraud
    California businessman Steven Zinnel, age 50, thought he could get away with cheating his wife, his two teenage children, and the bankruptcy court, but he was wrong….boy was he wrong! Zinnel and his wife, of Gold River, separated in…
  • Apr 19

    Mr. No-Pay…You Can Run, But You Can’t Hide.

    Mr. No-Pay…You Can Run, But You Can’t Hide.
    Family law lawyers now have access to information that can transform a case from an up-hill battle to a slam-dunk, and it’s all thanks to the internet. Case in point: I have a client whose ex-husband, a venture capitalist, stopped…
Rank this Week: 4728

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • May 22

    Washington Recreational Immunity Statute Does Not Apply to Mixed-Use Property

    Washington Recreational Immunity Statute Does Not Apply to Mixed-Use Property
    Washington encourages landowners to open their property up to recreational use by the public by providing immunity to the landowners. The statute provides that a landowner who does not charge any kind of fee to the public is not liable for…
  • May 12

    Washington Appeals Court Finds No Unlawful Seizure in Drug Possession Case

    Washington Appeals Court Finds No Unlawful Seizure in Drug Possession Case
    Drug possession cases hinge on evidence of the drugs themselves.  Under the exclusionary rule, if drug evidence resulted from an unlawful search or seizure, it must be excluded.  It is therefore common in drug cases for the…
  • May 5

    Failure to Identify Property for Distribution Before Washington Divorce Trial

    Failure to Identify Property for Distribution Before Washington Divorce Trial
    In any divorce, it is important for the parties to identify all of the assets they want to be considered and divided.  While all of the property is before the court for distribution in a divorce, the court can only distribute those…
Rank this Week: 2566

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning, family law, and nonprofit law information for Lancaster County and Pennsylvania residents. From Russell, Krafft & Gruber.

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • May 22

    Trends in the Banking Industry

    Trends in the Banking Industry
    It was my pleasure to attend the recent Lancaster Chamber of Commerce and Industry presentation of the “Changing Nature of Banking in Central PA.”  The presenters were Brian Bisignani of Post & Schell and Dave Hornberger…
  • May 16

    Leadership Lancaster Announces New Executive Director

    Leadership Lancaster Announces New Executive Director
    As a recent graduate of Leadership Lancaster’s Core Class and member of the ACHIEVE Committee, it’s no secret that I’m a big fan of the programs that Leadership Lancaster offers to Lancaster County. For more information on…
  • May 15

    There are Better Ways to Protect Your Assets…

    There are Better Ways to Protect Your Assets…
    In the world of you just can’t make this stuff up, a woman recently swallowed over $7,000 in cash to keep it from her husband.  Apparently she had been saving for a vacation to Panama and was concerned that her husband would take…
Rank this Week: 5172

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
  • May 22

    Definition of “Parent” Evolves to Include Same-Sex Couples, Thanks to New York’s Highest Court

    Definition of “Parent” Evolves to Include Same-Sex Couples, Thanks to New York’s Highest Court
    Under New York law, both of a child’s parents have rights regarding custody and visitation, as well as obligations regarding support. As the legal landscape regarding marriage changes and evolves, the definition of “parent”…
  • May 15

    State Supreme Court Overturns Ban on Same-Sex Foster Parent

    State Supreme Court Overturns Ban on Same-Sex Foster Parent
    The right of same-sex couples to marry has been the law of the land throughout the United State for almost two years, when the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Obergefell v. Hodges. While the court noted in Obergefell that most…
  • May 1

    New York Maintains Complicated Laws Regarding the Secrecy of Adoption Record

    New York Maintains Complicated Laws Regarding the Secrecy of Adoption Record
    Adoptions often end joyfully with the creation of a new family, but they often originate from tragedy. A child in an adoption proceeding may have been orphaned or removed from their birth parents’ home because of abuse or neglect. As…
Rank this Week: 2872

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
  • May 22

    Collaborative Law Rules Approved by Florida Supreme Court

    Collaborative Law Rules Approved by Florida Supreme Court
    On May 18, 2017, the Florida Supreme Court published an opinion approving collaborative law rules.  The collaborative law rules are the last step necessary before Florida’s Collaborative Law Process Act goes into effect. The…
  • May 18

    What Is Next Generation Divorce?

    What Is Next Generation Divorce?
    If you have done internet searches for collaborative divorce in Tampa Bay or Greater Sarasota, you have likely come across the website for Next Generation Divorce (you can find the link here).  Next Generation Divorce has many members…
  • May 12

    Statewide Collaborative Conference in Tampa June 2017

    Statewide Collaborative Conference in Tampa June 2017
    The 5th Annual Conference of the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals (“FACP”) will take place in Tampa June 9-1oth.  The conference is an opportunity meet like-minded professionals from throughout the state, learn…
Rank this Week: 1454

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • May 21

    Keeping Secrets During Divorce Action Partially Invalidates Settlement

    Keeping Secrets During Divorce Action Partially Invalidates Settlement
    The failure of a spouse to disclose a material change in facts that occurred during settlement negotiations may result in an invalidation of the related settlement provisions. So held the he Appellate Division, Third Department in its May 11,…
  • Apr 30

    Should Religious and Cultural Traditions Impact Equitable Distribution?

    Should Religious and Cultural Traditions Impact Equitable Distribution?
    What happens when cultural and religious traditions clash with the presumptions underlying New York’s Equitable Distribution Law, negating the concept that a marriage is an economic partnership? To what extent should those traditions…
  • Apr 23

    Husband Who Left Wife and Child Awarded 1% of Wife’s Pension

    Husband Who Left Wife and Child Awarded 1% of Wife’s Pension
    Divorce cases are supposed to have an ever-increasing set of rules. Last week’s decision of the Appellate Division, First Department, in Campbell v. Cambell demonstrates that while a judge must follow the rules, the judge still has many…
Rank this Week: 3965

The Law Office of Christine M…

The Law Office of Christine M Bechtold, LLC

Covers Georgia family law.

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

    Do I Need to Attend a Parenting Class?

    Do I Need to Attend a Parenting Class?
    If you have a shared minor child and plan to be divorced in the State of Georgia you will likely be required to attend a parenting class or seminar. Requirements, schedules, and fees vary by county. “The superior court judges, under…
  • May 19

    Are There Different Types of Legal Fee Agreements?

    Are There Different Types of Legal Fee Agreements?
    Yes. “There are a variety of different methods through which a lawyer might charge for legal services, and usually the type of case dictates the type of fee agreement.” research.lawyers.com. Lawyer fees are generally either flat,…
  • Jan 11

    Free Consultation

    Free Consultation
    Email Christine@Bechtold-Law.com to schedule your free consultation in the new year. #NewYearsResolution #FamilyLawhttps://twitter.com/BechtoldLaw/status/815906858124845056Contact the Law Office of Christine M Bechtold, LLC today to schedule…
Rank this Week: 3103

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • May 19

    Coping with the Stress of Divorce

    Coping with the Stress of Divorce
    Of all the emotions that individuals face during divorce, stress is one of the most common. Some experience it from grief, others because of anger or resentment, and still some due to contentious situations. Regardless, all can manage their…
  • May 11

    Allocation of Parental Responsibilitie

    Allocation of Parental Responsibilitie
    Throughout the years and perhaps due to the change in family dynamics in our country, the family law regarding child custody and visitation schedules have undergone significant changes. No longer are we in the ages of the clear cut, laid out…
  • May 5

    Post-Divorce Life: Three Ways to Rebound Faster

    Post-Divorce Life: Three Ways to Rebound Faster
    For many couples who decide to end their marriage, the idea of bouncing back after the split is a daunting one. Regardless of how long you and your spouse were together or whether or not the divorce was a peaceful, mutual decision, saying…
Rank this Week: 1712

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/
  • May 19

    Child Abuse – If you see something, DO something.

    Child Abuse – If you see something, DO something.
    We have all now probably seen or heard the public service announcement of “If you see something, say something.” which is usually in the context of witnessing suspicious package or person. On May 17, 2017 the Supreme Court of New…
  • May 12

    New Jersey Examines Use of Social Media to Acquire Personal Jurisdiction Over Out of State Defendant

    New Jersey Examines Use of Social Media to Acquire Personal Jurisdiction Over Out of State Defendant
    This week the Honorable Stephen Hansbury, P.J. Ch. published a Superior Court opinion that demonstrates how technology and social media is changing the legal landscape and creating new challenges and solutions.   In the published opinion…
  • May 8

    Words Matter: Common Misconception

    Words Matter: Common Misconception
    I was at a social event recently. A woman attending that event, after learning that I was a divorce attorney, came up to me. She told me that her ex-husband had just filed court papers seeking to modify or terminate her alimony payments. With…
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New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

By Bruce Provda.

http://www.nydivorcefirm.com/blog
  • May 19

    How to Deal With Stressful Situations During a Divorce

    How to Deal With Stressful Situations During a Divorce
    Divorce is very common these days. People divorce for a variety of reasons. First, you no longer want to be with someone who makes you feel unwanted or unloved. Secondly, you can once again be responsible for your own feelings and life. You…
  • May 5

    How To Avoid Losing Everything In A Divorce

    How To Avoid Losing Everything In A Divorce
    The one universal complaint that many couples who divorce report is that they lost everything during the process. Unfortunately this is nothing new. With aggressive lawyers on both sides, in most cases neither partner ends up a winner. There…
  • Mar 31

    Who Gets the Pet During a Divorce?

    Who Gets the Pet During a Divorce?
    Getting divorced is more complex than ever. In the past divorcing couples fought over who would keep the children and how the money would be split. Today, pets have also become involved in divorce disputes. A significant number of couples now…
Rank this Week: 2330

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers Illinois family law and estate planning needs.

http://www.randrattys.com/napervilledivorceattorney
  • May 19

    Finding the Silver Lining in Divorce: Three Benefits of Being Forced to Start Fresh

    Finding the Silver Lining in Divorce: Three Benefits of Being Forced to Start Fresh
    For many couples, it is hard to find a positive perspective on their divorce, especially when the circumstances surrounding it have been anything but pleasant. We have all heard the horror stories from our friends, family, and neighbors; it…
  • May 10

    Are Couples More Prone to Divorce During Certain Times of the Year?

    Are Couples More Prone to Divorce During Certain Times of the Year?
    When it comes to ending a marriage, the idea of good timing is nonexistent. Even the very best of circumstances can appear bleak in the midst of such a life-changing event. Divorce affects the whole family, and there is no greater challenge…
  • May 4

    Divorce Adjustment for Children: Four Ways Divorcing Parents Can Help Their Kids Cope

    Divorce Adjustment for Children: Four Ways Divorcing Parents Can Help Their Kids Cope
    Adjusting well to the life-changing transitions brought on by divorce is important for the whole family, but making it through the process without a few battle scars is unlikely. Even the most civil, considerate couples will experience…
Rank this Week: 1363

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

http://heyannette.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • May 16

    WaPo Article Explores Extreme Measures for Parental Alienation

    WaPo Article Explores Extreme Measures for Parental Alienation
    Parental alienation is one of the most volatile issues in divorce and custody cases.    I’ve written on it previously here and here. In this article from Sunday’s magazine (5/14/2017, the Mother’s Day issue),…
  • May 3

    Domestic Abuse Guide

    Domestic Abuse Guide
    Domestic Violence and Addiction is a guide availbable free online from DrugRehab.com.     Be sure and check out this reference providing information and support to people fighting domestic abuse, mental illness and addiction.
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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/
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Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

Covers family law and mediation. By Law and Mediation Office of Darren M. Shapiro, P.C.

http://www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com/
  • May 18

    Serving a Summons with Notice in a New York Divorce

    Serving a Summons with Notice in a New York Divorce
    Divorces in New York follow many of the same procedures as other lawsuits. The plaintiff spouse filing must provide the defendant spouse with notice consisting of a summons and either a copy of the divorce complaint or a notice describing the…
  • May 5

    Long Island Court Grants Legal Custody of Child to Three People

    Long Island Court Grants Legal Custody of Child to Three People
    Laws relating to child custody have gone through a number of significant changes in recent years, which largely reflect the fact that the concept of “parent” can extend beyond biological mothers and fathers. New York law no longer…
  • Apr 28

    Does Surveilling Someone Using a PI Violate an Order of Protection During a New York Divorce?

    Does Surveilling Someone Using a PI Violate an Order of Protection During a New York Divorce?
    In Anonymous v. Anonymous, a husband filed a motion for summary judgment to dismiss his wife’s petition alleging he’d violated an order of protection. The order of protection had been entered without a finding of fault and…
Rank this Week: 2096

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/
  • May 17

    Indiana Hit-and-Run Crash Victims Deserve Compensation

    Indiana Hit-and-Run Crash Victims Deserve Compensation
    Indiana hit-and-run accidents can prove challenging from a civil litigation standpoint for a myriad of reasons, sometimes even if the driver is found. Contacting an experienced Highland injury lawyer is imperative to maximizing the chances of…
  • May 3

    Jury Awards $5.4M to Brain-Damaged Bicyclist

    Jury Awards $5.4M to Brain-Damaged Bicyclist
    Jurors in Pennsylvania awarded $5.4 million to a man who suffered a severe traumatic brain injury after a bicycle accident caused by a purported road defect. That damages award, according to The Legal Intelligencer, included $2.5 million for…
  • Apr 19

    Jurors Award $6.1 Million in Fatal Indiana Crash

    Jurors Award $6.1 Million in Fatal Indiana Crash
    Jurors in central Indiana have awarded more than $6 million in connection with injuries suffered in a fatal crash eight years ago.  The Marion-Chronicle Tribune reported jurors awarded the two men damages – approximately $3 million…
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Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

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

http://www.jgllaw.com/blog
  • May 17

    Should You Take Gretchen Carlson’s Advice on Reporting Sexual Harassment?

    Should You Take Gretchen Carlson’s Advice on Reporting Sexual Harassment?
    Allegations of sexual harassment at Fox News have been making headlines for months, with Fox television commentator Gretchen Carlson receiving a $20 million settlement in the wake of her claims of sexual harassment against Roger Ailes.…
  • May 4

    When Health Care Fraud Turns Criminal

    When Health Care Fraud Turns Criminal
          Did you know that sometimes civil health care fraud can result in criminal convictions? It’s rare. But when it happens, it ruins lives, careers and risks serious patient harm. What might start small, can quickly…
  • May 2

    CHECKLIST: What Your Attorney Needs to Investigate Your Case

    CHECKLIST: What Your Attorney Needs to Investigate Your Case
    When a patient is injured or dies as a result of inappropriate medical treatment, it is known as medical negligence. In medical negligence cases, it’s important to provide your attorney with a list of specific items to better help them…
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NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

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

    How Can The Answer Be Know Before You Know What The Question Is?

    How Can The Answer Be Know Before You Know What The Question Is?
    We have all had those cases where any request that we made, big or small, has been rejected by the other side and any requests that our client has made to her/his spouse is similarly rejected.  They don’t agree to informally…
  • May 16

    Could Service of Process Via Facebook Be the Way of the Future?

    Could Service of Process Via Facebook Be the Way of the Future?
    Ah, technology.  In this modern world, we navigate the roads on our phones instead of a map.  We talk to a cylindrical tube to tell it to order more toilet paper for us, tell us the weather, read us the news, or turn on the lights.…
  • Mar 17

    The Expansion of Tri-Parenting

    The Expansion of Tri-Parenting
    Last year I blogged on tri-parenting, or the concept whereby three parents agree to raise a child or children together as a family, with regard to the published New Jersey trial court decision of D.G. and S.H. v. K.S. My previous blog post…
Rank this Week: 4491

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.tennesseeattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2514

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/
  • May 16

    OMG I Have Been Served On Facebook!

    OMG I Have Been Served On Facebook!
    The ability to serve an individual with a lawsuit on Facebook and other popular social media and social networking services.is quickly becoming a reality under New Jersey law. In a recent case, an adopted ten-year-old child was being harassed…
  • Apr 19

    How Does Domestic Violence Affect A Pending Child Custody Case?

    How Does Domestic Violence Affect A Pending Child Custody Case?
    The lawyers at our law firm here in East Brunswick, New Jersey, handle many child custody disputes. Needless to say, emotions run very high which may result in one parent having to obtain a restraining order against the other while the child…
  • Mar 14

    Is Mid-Week Overnight Parenting Time In The Best Interest Of The Child?

    Is Mid-Week Overnight Parenting Time In The Best Interest Of The Child?
    Well, it depends. The child custody lawyers at our New Jersey based law firm understand that both parents have a fundamental right to have visitation (a/k/a parenting time) with their child. Having said that, the focus of our attorneys and…
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New York Family Law Blog

New York Family Law Blog

Covers family law topics. Published by New York attorney, Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkfamilylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4617

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/
  • May 15

    It’s All In The Agreement!

    It’s All In The Agreement!
    I like chocolate chip cookie dough. She likes chocolate chip cookies. Instead of baking ALL of the cookies, there is always a little bit of cookie dough left over for me (or my kids if they find out about it). When going through a divorce…
  • May 10

    Money, Money, Money

    Money, Money, Money
    Your spouse cheated on you.  He makes more money than you. You stayed home with the kids while he worked. And now he wants divorce. Does any of this sound like you? Now you are left wondering how you are going to pay for things. You…
  • Apr 20

    I Thought I Get Half of Everything in Divorce

    I Thought I Get Half of Everything in Divorce
    This has come up in many cases I have had lately. My clients ask how long the divorce will take and I tell them that it can be anywhere from 60 days to 2 years because it all depends on how the case progresses. This shocks most of my clients…
Rank this Week: 2688

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
  • May 15

    Criminal Issues Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Criminal Issues Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
       You have been charged with a crime.  Whether the charge is a misdemeanor or felony,  you need representation.  You need someone who knows the law, can give you sound advice, and has experience. Under the current…
  • May 2

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Fort Thomas, KY

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Fort Thomas, KY
    People put things in their cars for all sorts of reasons—the baby’s toys, cute collectibles, want to decorate their car, etc etc.   What is often overlooked is the great damage to the driver’s real…
  • Apr 15

    Easter Greetings from Fessler, Schneider, and Grimme

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

Family Law Matters

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

http://www.justdivorce.co.uk/blog/
  • May 15

    ONLINE DIVORCE COURT UPDATE

    ONLINE DIVORCE COURT UPDATE
    this blog looks at the march towards creation of a court based online divorce process, plus the procedural delinking of divorce from financial remedy proceedings. Continue reading →
  • Apr 19

    YET ANOTHER DEMOCRATIC VOTE. AAARRRGGGHHH!

    YET ANOTHER DEMOCRATIC VOTE. AAARRRGGGHHH!
    what impact will the snap election have on proposed reforms to family law, such as the introduction of no fault divorce? Continue reading →
  • Mar 31

    WHEN IS A MARRIAGE NOT A MARRIAGE?

    WHEN IS A MARRIAGE NOT A MARRIAGE?
    on 24 march the court of appeal dismissed an appeal by mrs owens against a high court decision refusing to grant a decree nisi of divorce in relation to her petition based on unreasonable behaviour. the distinguished bench included sir…
Rank this Week: 2488

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • May 14

    Weird Weekend

    Weird Weekend
    Sounds like a title for a bad horror movie. Which would be pretty apt, but for the pleasantly relaxed ending. I’m sitting in clean pjs, freshly showered and shampooed with sweet smelling hair, ready to fight the good fight tomorrow with…
  • May 8

    Access to justice – during office hours only

    Access to justice – during office hours only
    Our local court recently re-circulated the contact details and instructions for the out of hours emergency court service – a mobile number that is kept on when the court is closed, so that really urgent hearings can be convened at…
  • May 7

    Judicial Cooperation with Serious Case Review

    Judicial Cooperation with Serious Case Review
    ….There won’t be any (cooperation). Not least because Serious Case Reviews have been abolished with the enactment of the Children and Social Work Act 2017 on 27 April, which will (from a date yet to be fixed) abolish Local…
Rank this Week: 5036

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • May 14

    Illinois Divorce: Mothers and PAS

    Illinois Divorce: Mothers and PAS
    Today is Mother’s Day, and aside from wishing all of our Moms a wonderful day, I wanted to point out as well that parental alienation exists with mothers as targets. More often than one might think. Today, a Mom posted this: ” And…
  • Apr 22

    Divorce and BPD: Traits of Anger in Borderline Personalitie

    Divorce and BPD: Traits of Anger in Borderline Personalitie
    Representing many clients through the past 20+ years in relationships with people with borderline traits, it is helpful to see new artciles that discuss the experiences of people in these relationships. Here, a discussion about the triggering…
  • Apr 18

    Illinois Divorce: Stress and Anxiety

    Illinois Divorce: Stress and Anxiety
    One of the priviledges that I have as a lawyer for some wonderful people going through a significant life change is the ability to interface with them about anxiety and depression. In some cases, the symptoms are being experienced by the…
Rank this Week: 1602

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/
  • May 14

    Adultery and Divorce in New Jersey

    Adultery and Divorce in New Jersey
    Adultery is one of the most common causes of divorce in New Jersey. It can also make divorce incredibly fraught and complex, with emotions ruling the day instead of clear heads and rational thoughts. Sometimes, parties who divorce want to use…
  • May 8

    6 Keys to Surviving Your Divorce in NJ

    6 Keys to Surviving Your Divorce in NJ
    Divorce is a painful experience that nobody wants to face, but there are ways to make the process easier on yourself. As you go through your divorce in NJ, remember these six keys that can help hold you together during this emotionally…
  • Apr 25

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FAQs ABOUT NEW JERSEY ALIMONY LAWS AND RETIREMENT

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FAQs ABOUT NEW JERSEY ALIMONY LAWS AND RETIREMENT
    Will my alimony obligation end upon retirement under New Jersey alimony laws? On September 10, 2015, the Governor of New Jersey signed into law an amended alimony statute. Said amended statute made a number changes in regard to alimony and…
Rank this Week: 1969

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

Covers California divorce and child custody law. By Beck Law.

http://www.santarosafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • May 12

    Determining Child Custody and Visitation Through Mediation

    Determining Child Custody and Visitation Through Mediation
    Determining Child Custody and Visitation Through Mediation. No parent wants to have to fight for time with his or her children. In an ideal world, parents would see their children as often as possible and would never disagree about what is…
  • Nov 29

    Prenuptial Agreement – Important in California?

    Prenuptial Agreement – Important in California?
    When a couple makes the decision to get married, divorce generally is not an issue that is on their minds. That is why a prenuptial agreement may seem like a taboo topic for a couple in this position to discuss. However, a couple should not…
  • Nov 29

    Prenuptial Agreement – Important in California?

    Prenuptial Agreement – Important in California?
    When a couple makes the decision to get married, divorce generally is not an issue that is on their minds. That is why a prenuptial agreement may seem like a taboo topic for a couple in this position to discuss. However, a couple should not…
Rank this Week: 3126

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: 2200

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/
  • May 12

    Combined Child Support Worksheets Inflated Father’s Obligation

    Combined Child Support Worksheets Inflated Father’s Obligation
    In this post-divorce child support modification case involving an unusual parenting arrangement, combining two separate child support worksheets for three children was not contemplated by Read More The post Combined Child Support Worksheets…
  • Apr 22

    Marijuana Admission for TASC Drug Treatment Program Was Evidence at Criminal Trial

    Marijuana Admission for TASC Drug Treatment Program Was Evidence at Criminal Trial
    In this marijuana possession case, the statement made by defendant in order to participate in Maricopa County’s Treatment Assessment Screening Center (TASC) deferred prosecution program Read More The post Marijuana Admission for TASC…
  • Mar 28

    Arizona Medical Blood Draw Exception to Warrant Requirement in DUI Case

    Arizona Medical Blood Draw Exception to Warrant Requirement in DUI Case
    In a DUI case, Arizona’s highest court clarified application of the medical blood draw exception to the warrant requirement where an injured DUI suspect resisted Read More The post Arizona Medical Blood Draw Exception to Warrant…
Rank this Week: 2613