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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/
  • Jul 25

    Simple Ways to Teach Kids About Money

    Simple Ways to Teach Kids About Money
    Simple Ways to Teach Kids About Money Money is one of those topics that can often be hard to confront. It's one of those things that many adults consider to be had to talk about and wish that they would have handled their finances…
  • Jul 20

    5 Tips on How to Be a Civil Communicator in Co-Parenting

    5 Tips on How to Be a Civil Communicator in Co-Parenting
    5 Tips on How to Be a Civil Communicator in Co-Parenting After a painful separation or divorce, knowing how to communicate with your former spouse or partner might not always be very clear. While you might not want to have much to do with…
  • Jul 18

    7 Ways to Help Your Kids Live Happily in Two House

    7 Ways to Help Your Kids Live Happily in Two House
    7 Ways to Help Your Kids Live Happily in Two Houses Living in two homes can be hard for a child. Facing the fact that their parents have separated or divorced can be very difficult to cope with, and moving between two houses can create…
Rank this Week: 999

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

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

https://www.sannsmediation.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    Dealing with an Unwanted Divorce

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

    Conflict and Divorce Quote — Norman Cousin

    Conflict and Divorce Quote — Norman Cousin
    “Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences.” — Norman Cousins (1915 – 1990), American political journalist, author, professor, and world peace advocate. One of the goals of mediation is to anticipate…
  • Jul 9

    NJ Court Establishes Factors for Name Change of Transgender Minor Child

    NJ Court Establishes Factors for Name Change of Transgender Minor Child
    NJ Superior Court Judge Marcia L. Silva, sitting in Middlesex County, recently ruled on a case of first impression regarding when a transgender minor child may change their name.  The case is Sacklow v. Betts (FM-12-1502-07C) and the…
Rank this Week: 1345

(619) Divorce Blog

(619) Divorce Blog

Divorce and Family Law topics related to San Diego, CA.

http://619divorce.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    To Divorce or Not To Divorce: A Health Care Dilemma

    To Divorce or Not To Divorce: A Health Care Dilemma
    As the future of health care hangs in limbo, so do many couples’ marriages. For couples across the nation, the determination to repeal and replace health care will have far reaching influence on whether or not they should stay married…
  • Jul 17

    When Celebs Call Off Divorce

    When Celebs Call Off Divorce
    For many, the decision to get divorced is not made lightly. Therefore, it’s not uncommon for people to say they’re getting divorced, and then decide to stay together. This is also very true for many celebrity couples. While…
  • Jul 13

    Is Cheating Responsible for Gray Divorce?

    Is Cheating Responsible for Gray Divorce?
    According to a recent Pew Research Center analysis gray divorces, those that take place in marriages where people are over the age of 50, have doubled since 1990. And another recent study by The Institute for Family Studies, reveals…
Rank this Week: 1276

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Jul 24

    Child Support and Social Security Disability Payments Received for the Children’s Benefit

    Child Support and Social Security Disability Payments Received for the Children’s Benefit
    In a recent decision of the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, in Holeck v. Beyel, 145 A.D.3d 1600, 43 N.Y.S.2d 816, the court upheld a direction to a disabled father (the non-custodial parent) to apply to the Social Security…
  • Jul 16

    Appellate Court Increases College and Child Care Expense Obligation

    Appellate Court Increases College and Child Care Expense Obligation
    It appears that the tremendous burden placed on the Appellate Division, Second Department, to work through its caseload has often led to opinions which leave you wanting to know a little more of the facts so you can put the case into…
  • Jul 2

    Do Student Loans Reduce a Parent’s College Support Obligation?

    Do Student Loans Reduce a Parent’s College Support Obligation?
    Whether by agreement or court decree, it is common for divorced parents to be obligated to contributed to their child’s college education tuition room and board expenses. How is that obligation computed when a child receives financial…
Rank this Week: 1245

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/
  • Jul 22

    Changing a Transgender Child’s Name in New Jersey

    Changing a Transgender Child’s Name in New Jersey
    The court in Sacklow v Betts very recently encountered the issue of a legal name change in NJ for a transgender child. In this case, the Plaintiff (Sacklow) petitioned the court to change their only child’s name from Veronica Betts to…
  • Jul 4

    NJ Restraining Order

    NJ Restraining Order
    There is no shortage of cases concerning NJ Restraining Orders, and the most recent appellate case on this topic just came down on June 5. In T.M.S. v. W.C.P., the issue was whether the court abused its discretion by reinstating a final…
  • May 29

    Why You Should Not File a Divorce in NJ Without a Lawyer

    Why You Should Not File a Divorce in NJ Without a Lawyer
    Divorces can be expensive. You are splitting up your assets, and probably splitting a two-income home in half (or having to provide for two households at the least). You think you and your spouse can pretty much agree to anything, so you…
Rank this Week: 1220

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: 1415

Australian Divorce Blog

Australian Divorce Blog

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

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

    Vale Justice Michelle May of the Family Court of Australia

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

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

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

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

    The Hague comes up with a draft guide to grave risk under the Hague Convention
    When family lawyers and judges talk about The Hague Convention, often the one of many that they will be the 1980 Hague Convention, which deals with civil aspects of international child abduction. This Convention has so permeated the thinking…
Rank this Week: 1111

International Family Law

International Family Law

Covers international divorce law, international child custody, international child abduction and international prenuptial agreements. By Jeremy Morley.

http://www.internationalfamilylawfirm.com/
  • Jul 13

    Monaco’s New Law on International Private Law

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

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

    India’s Chief Justice and India’s Status as a Safe Haven for International Child Abduction
    by Jeremy D. MorleyOn July 8, 2017 the Chief Justice of India, Hon’ble Shri Jagdish Singh Khehar, addressed the issue of India’s failure to sign the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, in a…
  • Jul 5

    Country Report: Mexico

    Country Report: Mexico
    The U.S. State Department has just issued its 2017 Annual Report on International Parental Child Abduction under the International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act (ICAPRA). The following is the Country Summary and related…
Rank this Week: 1388

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

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

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Jul 12

    LGBTQ Health Care Issues on the Horizon

    LGBTQ Health Care Issues on the Horizon
    One of the issues that many people must consider when going through a divorce is health care costs.  How do you even begin to navigate what you should anticipate for health care costs going forward, especially with the possible reality…
  • Jun 30

    The Background and History of Pride Month

    The Background and History of Pride Month
    Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP is committed to gender identity and sexual orientation equality and diversity.  The firm has represented many LGBTQ couples in a variety of family law cases, created an LGBTQ committee and conducts and…
  • Apr 20

    Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in Illinoi

    Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in Illinoi
    Attitudes toward recreational marijuana use are continuing to evolve, with the idea becoming more and more acceptable to more and more people.  In fact, the push to legalize marijuana on a recreational level continues in Illinois.…
Rank this Week: 988

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers North Carolina divorce, child custody and child support issues. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottedivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 12

    Jail and divorce

    Jail and divorce
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What is an Absolute Divorce?” If you have been through a divorce you understand that interaction with the legal system is a requirement. No matter how…
  • Jul 5

    Equal division of assets may be thing of the past in some UK divorce

    Equal division of assets may be thing of the past in some UK divorce
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: ” Is there some property that the judge cannot divide?” Though Brits and Americans diverge when it comes to their love of the Queen and tea, court cases, both…
  • Jun 28

    What does and (doesn’t) happen if your divorce case goes to trial?

    What does and (doesn’t) happen if your divorce case goes to trial?
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What is an Absolute Divorce?” Many people have skewed views of what happens in a courtroom. Television and movies have done a disservice to our understanding…
Rank this Week: 976

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/
  • Jul 10

    Misunderstanding the Type of Retirement Plan to Be Divided in a Divorce:

    Misunderstanding the Type of Retirement Plan to Be Divided in a Divorce:
    This is probably one of the most common mistakes in settlement agreements and even final judgments, since often times attorneys prepare the final judgment which the judge simply signs. It often erroneously states “retirement plan”…
  • Apr 30

    Has Your Spouse Changed Their Financial Habits? Divorce Might Be Next!

    Has Your Spouse Changed Their Financial Habits? Divorce Might Be Next!
    Has Your Spouse Changed Their Financial Habits? Divorce Might Be Next! While divorce rates hover around 50% for first time marriages (and higher than that for subsequent unions), the reasons for splitting up often center around finances.…
  • Mar 29

    Pennsylvania Support – Requesting Payment for Unreimbursed Medical Expense

    Pennsylvania Support – Requesting Payment for Unreimbursed Medical Expense
    March 31 is the deadline to request reimbursement for medical expenses for bills received during the prior year. In child support cases, the party that is receiving child support pays the first $250 in unreimbursed expenses per child. …
Rank this Week: 1311

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 6

    Child Custody, Domestic Violence, and the Hague Convention

    Child Custody, Domestic Violence, and the Hague Convention
    When a court is called upon to create a parenting plan and a time-sharing schedule, the court is required to consider the factors found in Florida Statute 61.13(3). The best interests of the minor children involved in the proceeding should…
  • Jul 5

    Permanent Alimony is Still Alive and Well in Florida

    Permanent Alimony is Still Alive and Well in Florida
    Although there have been several recent attempts to abolish permanent alimony in Florida, all those recent attempts have failed.  Permanent alimony is still alive and well in the State of Florida. So what does this mean to you, either as…
  • Jul 4

    Relocation; Are You Ready to Move With Your Children?

    Relocation; Are You Ready to Move With Your Children?
    Relocating from Florida with minor children can often times present a challenging situation.  The Court must engage in a balancing test between the rights of the parent wishing to relocate against the rights of the stay behind parent.…
Rank this Week: 1106

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/
  • Jul 4

    In re:  A Custody/Visitation Proceeding E.A. Petitioner v. R.A. Respondent

    In re:  A Custody/Visitation Proceeding E.A. Petitioner v. R.A. Respondent
    No. 100288 June 21, 2017 Facts: Continue reading
  • Jun 18

    In Re: A.F. Petitioner v. K.H. Respondent

    In Re: A.F. Petitioner v. K.H. Respondent
    No. P-3017 May 25, 2017 The parties, in this case, were domestic partners. After 2005, they decided to have children. K.H. would carry the children and become pregnant via a sperm donor. The parties separated in 2011. Continue reading
  • Jun 11

    In re: Donnisha S.

    In re: Donnisha S.
    April 19,2017 In October of 2017, the Administration of Child Services (ACS) filed an Article 10 proceeding on behalf of the child Donnisha, against the paternal grandmother and uncle. A petition for neglect states that Ms. PW (grandmother),…
Rank this Week: 1221

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
Rank this Week: 958

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
  • Jul 1

    Getting bossy with custody client

    Getting bossy with custody client
    I have a saying that custody cases are the rare litigation in which it is acceptable for an attorney to change the facts.  While the parties’ parenting skills at the beginning of the case are relevant, their parenting skills at the…
  • Jun 30

    Answering discovery you first object to

    Answering discovery you first object to
    A pet peeve of mine is attorneys who begin discovery responses with a list of boilerplate objections. Recently I received interrogatory answers from two separate attorneys who I actually respect with such lists. One response began: This…
  • Jun 24

    The aggravation of equitably dividing household furnishing

    The aggravation of equitably dividing household furnishing
    Early in my career I spent an afternoon with two estranged spouses and a friendly opposing counsel auctioning the parties’ household furnishings to the highest bidder as the method of equitable distribution.  From this I developed…
Rank this Week: 910

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 1147

McDevitt Law Office

McDevitt Law Office

Covers estate planning and family law in Virginia.

http://www.mcdevittlaw.net/blog-index/
  • Jun 26

    The financial effects of divorce

    The financial effects of divorce
    Divorce can be an extremely devastating experience, both emotionally and financially. According to some researchers, divorced spouses would, on average, require a 30 percent rise in their income to retain the same standard of living that they…
  • Jun 12

    Military benefits at issue in divorce

    Military benefits at issue in divorce
    The Supreme Court recently heard a case concerning family law and military benefits in which there was a disagreement between divorced spouses regarding the wife’s share of the husband’s military retirement pay. John Howell spent…
  • May 31

    The impending uncertainty of estate planning

    The impending uncertainty of estate planning
    A sense of uncertainty has emerged under the new administration surrounding estate planning for the year 2017. President Trump has expressed his intent to implement significant changes to U.S. tax policy. However, the degree to which those…
Rank this Week: 1436

Chicago Divorce Attorney

Chicago Divorce Attorney

Covers Illinois family law matters. By the Wolkowitz Law Office.

http://wolkowitz.com/chicago-divorce-illinois-family-law-blog
  • Jun 21

    Free 15-Minute Divorce Consultation

    Free 15-Minute Divorce Consultation
    As a divorce lawyer in Illinois, I know that divorce stresses people out. Sometimes, getting more information can help reduce anxiety. I’ve written some articles about free consultations (like this one). And while I generally think free…
  • Jun 9

    How I beat big-time divorce lawyer

    How I beat big-time divorce lawyer
    If you want to the best lawyer, maybe you should hire a fancy Loop lawyer that bills more than $500 an hour. You might get a great lawyer at that price. Or, you might hire a lawyer that I’ve thoroughly dismantled with superior strategy,…
  • Jun 2

    Summer Time – for fake vacations and interstate custody battle

    Summer Time – for fake vacations and interstate custody battle
    It’s summertime again. And for an Illinois divorce lawyer, that means it’s time for fake vacations that lead to interestate custody battles. What happens is that a parenting claims to be taking the kids on vacation to another…
Rank this Week: 1156

Collaborative Divorce Northwest…

Collaborative Divorce Northwest Blog

Covers collaborative divorce and family law. By Stephens Margolin P.C.

http://www.collaborativedivorcenorthwest.com
Rank this Week: 1459

Virginia Family Law

Virginia Family Law

Covers Virginia family law issues. By Jason A. Weis.

http://www.familylawva.com/
  • May 30

    A Comprehensive Guide to Virginia Child Support

    A Comprehensive Guide to Virginia Child Support
    This is a Comprehensive Guide to Virginia Child Support What are the laws on child support in Virginia? It’s a straightforward question, but one that requires a comprehensive discussion. This guide on Virginia child support laws…
  • May 9

    My Spouse Has Changed

    My Spouse Has Changed
    Researchers may have hit upon one factor explaining many Northern Virginia divorces:  Personality Evolution.  The longest personality study ever conducted confirms that people change so dramatically as they grow older that…
  • Feb 20

    Finding Hidden Assets During Divorce

    Finding Hidden Assets During Divorce
    According to the National Endowment for Financial Education, 31% of U.S. adults who combined assets with a spouse or partner say they have been deceptive about money and 58% of these adults say they hid cash from their partner or…
Rank this Week: 1013

Nobles Law Firm

Nobles Law Firm

General practice blawg from an Arkansas attorney with a strong background in journalism.

http://www.nobleslawfirm.com/
  • Apr 20

    No, not all evictions go quickly

    No, not all evictions go quickly
    Typically, it takes a landlord less than a month to evict a tenant for violating his or her lease but that is not always the case. In Arkansas, the eviction… The post No, not all evictions go quickly appeared first on Nobles Law Firm.
  • Apr 19

    Legal OTR: Case Dismissed — ‘Rights When Arrested’

    Legal OTR: Case Dismissed — ‘Rights When Arrested’
    It’s been quite some time since you good people were treated to a legal-themed old time radio (OTR) episode, so rejoice — the long wait has come to an end.… The post Legal OTR: Case Dismissed — ‘Rights When…
  • Apr 19

    Medical marijuana in the Arkansas workplace

    Medical marijuana in the Arkansas workplace
    Ever since Arkansas voters passed the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment of 2016, more than one employer has wondered what impact the law will have on the workplace. Fortunately, the Arkansas… The post Medical marijuana in the…
Rank this Week: 1250

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland divorce, marital property, protective orders and visitation. By Silverman Thompson Slutkin White.

http://www.marylanddivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 10

    Protective Orders in Divorce Case

    Protective Orders in Divorce Case
    A bill was approved by the Maryland House repealing the language of a Maryland Family Law Statute which prohibits decisions in domestic violence proceedings from being admitted into evidence during divorce trials. Current law states that…
  • Feb 24

    Consent Divorce

    Consent Divorce
    Sen. Wayne Norman (R-Harford) has introduced SB 499, a bill that would allow a circuit court to grant an absolute divorce on the basis of mutual consent, with only one of the parties appearing in court. The bill deletes Fam. Law Sec.…
  • Feb 24

    The Validity of an Islamic Divorce in Maryland

    The Validity of an Islamic Divorce in Maryland
    Stating three words, Talaq, Talaq, Talaq, is all that is required for a husband to divorce his wife under Islamic law. This ancient tradition is being reviewed by the Supreme Court in India in order to determine the constitutionality of this…
Rank this Week: 965

Crider Law P.C. Blog

Crider Law P.C. Blog

Covers elder law, estate planning and family law.

http://www.criderlaw.net/blog/
  • Dec 15

    Divorce Can Be Devastating for Older Women

    Divorce Can Be Devastating for Older Women
    Although the divorce rates in the United States are levelling off, divorce among baby boomers is on the rise. According to the Bowling Green National Center for Family and Marriage Research, baby boomer divorces more than doubled between 1990…
  • Dec 8

    Second or Third Marriages Call for Unique Planning

    Second or Third Marriages Call for Unique Planning
    Preparing for a second marriage comes with its own set of complications which makes it all the more important to plan ahead and ensure that your documents are truly protecting you and those that you love.   Data from the PEW Research…
  • Dec 1

    New Data Shows that the United States Divorce Rate is the Lowest It’s Been in 35 Year

    New Data Shows that the United States Divorce Rate is the Lowest It’s Been in 35 Year
    The National Center for Family and Marriage Research at Bowling Green State University explores U.S. census data to determine how many people are getting married or divorced based on key demographics. The year 2015 data shows that there were…
Rank this Week: 951

Florida Divorce & Family Law…

Florida Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers current events related to divorce and family law matters in Florida. By Christine Bauer.

http://bauerfamilylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 12

    Financial Disclosure the Good, the Bad and the Necessary

    Financial Disclosure the Good, the Bad and the Necessary
    Lately I have found myself and my staff spending an extraordinary time dealing with financial disclosure issues. It is such an annoying thing to deal with because no matter how many documents are turned over in a case, only a handful are…
  • Apr 15

    Governer Scott Vetoes Alimony and Child Timesharing Bill

    Governer Scott Vetoes Alimony and Child Timesharing Bill
    Its been a while that I had reason to blog here and it seems that the latest reason is the same as the last reason. In the State of Florida there has been many attempts over the past few years to change and reform alimony. The latest…
  • Apr 21

    Long Term Marriage and Alimony Reform

    Long Term Marriage and Alimony Reform
    If you are paying alimony, about to be paying alimony, or receiving alimony, I am sure that you have read all the latest on alimony reform in Florida. Everyone is talking about these wonderful calculations that will help put surety into the…
Rank this Week: 1305

One (Divorce) Lawyer's Perspective

One (Divorce) Lawyer's Perspective

Covers legal issues related to Pennsylvania domestic relations matters. By Michael L. Viola.

http://1phillydivorcelawyer.wordpress.com
  • Mar 7

    SCOTUS Weighs in on a Custody case

    SCOTUS Weighs in on a Custody case
    It has always been my impression that the US Supreme Court does not hear many cases involving traditional family law matters (divorce, custody, support, adoption). I am not saying there are never cases that work their way up to the highest…
  • Oct 23

    Abby has a point…

    Abby has a point…
    In a recent “Dear Abby” post, the inquirer noted that her former son-in-law thinks it is “offensive” that the maternal grandmother charges $10 per day plus $10 per week for gas to babysit her grandchildren. As Abby…
  • Oct 16

    Wait! What do you mean they are still married?

    Wait! What do you mean they are still married?
    It was recently reported on the People.com website that Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom are still married despite having signed “divorce papers” in July 2015 and having filed for divorce in 2013. What may be crossing your mind is…
Rank this Week: 943

Puryear Law Blog

Puryear Law Blog

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

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

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge

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

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

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

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

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed
    Those convicted of crimes committed as a juvenile who are serving life sentences have the right to seek a review and reduction of those sentences, under a United States Supreme Court ruling that was issued on January 25, 2016. In Montgomery…
Rank this Week: 1399

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Supreme Court, Bronx County

    Supreme Court, Bronx County
    A Bronx Estate Litigation Lawyer said that, defendant-appellant moved pursuant to CPLR 510(1) to change the venue of the instant matter from Bronx County to Westchester County more than three years after the commencement of the action and…
  • Sep 22

    Supreme Court, Bronx County

    Supreme Court, Bronx County
    A Bronx Estate Litigation Lawyer said that, defendant-appellant moved pursuant to CPLR 510(1) to change the venue of the instant matter from Bronx County to Westchester County more than three years after the commencement of the action and…
  • Sep 22

    Supreme Court, Bronx County

    Supreme Court, Bronx County
    A Bronx Estate Litigation Lawyer said that, defendant-appellant moved pursuant to CPLR 510(1) to change the venue of the instant matter from Bronx County to Westchester County more than three years after the commencement of the action and…
Rank this Week: 1417

ABC Family Law Blog

ABC Family Law Blog

Covers Florida family law. By the Law Firm of Adam B. Cordover, P.A.

http://abcfamilyblog.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 14

    Family Diplomacy is Here!

    Family Diplomacy is Here!
    The Law Firm of Adam B. Cordover, P.A. is now Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative Law Firm!  Please check out our new website at http://FamilyDiplomacy.com.  New blog posts will now be published…
  • Jul 19

    Top 5 Reasons to Choose Collaborative Divorce

    Top 5 Reasons to Choose Collaborative Divorce
    Divorce is difficult, but not all divorces are created equally.  Here in Tampa Bay and Greater Sarasota, more and more people are choosing to resolve their family law issues via the collaborative process.  Collaborative divorce is a…
  • Jul 11

    Video: Linda Solomon And The Neutral Facilitator Collaborative Divorce Model

    Video: Linda Solomon And The Neutral Facilitator Collaborative Divorce Model
    Collaborative divorce has one simple requirement: The spouses must each retain attorneys who focus solely on helping them reach an agreement on all issues.  The collaborative attorneys are private problem-solving specialists, and they…
Rank this Week: 884

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas divorce and family law. By Scott Morgan.

http://houstondivorce.com/blog
  • Oct 22

    How to Break the News of Divorce to Your Kid

    How to Break the News of Divorce to Your Kid
    One of the trickiest parts of a divorce for parents is breaking the news of the separation to the kids.  The issues are different depending on the ages of your children but it is always an important conversation.  I wrote a very…
  • Jun 22

    A Tale of Two Divorce Client

    A Tale of Two Divorce Client
    Please note that the clients and lawyers referenced in the video and transcript are purely hypothetical and not based on actual people.  If you prefer reading to watching, please see the transcript below: TRANSCRIPT: Deciding whether…
  • Jun 19

    Facebook and Divorce – Interview on Fox New

    Facebook and Divorce – Interview on Fox New
    This was an interview of Scott Morgan in 2010 on Fox Houston on how facebook can be an issue in divorce cases. There had been a lot of publicity at the time about facebook “causing” divorces. It is still common that facebook and…
Rank this Week: 1190

Massachusetts Divorce & Family…

Massachusetts Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers current issues in Massachusetts divorce and family law. By Steven Ballard.

http://massachusettsfamilylaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1398

Wald Law Blog

Wald Law Blog

Covers family law. By Deborah Wald.

http://debwald.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 1

    Taking a Sabbatical from Blogging

    Taking a Sabbatical from Blogging
    As any observant followers may have noticed, I have not blogged since November 2013.  I keep meaning to start up again -- heaven knows there are weekly events and incidents worth blogging about -- but I just never find the time.  So…
  • Nov 30

    Happy Thanksgiving from Waldlaw

    Happy Thanksgiving from Waldlaw
    Just a quick note to wish my readers a belated Happy Thanksgiving!  I have been trying to soak in the peace and quiet after a very hectic November, and hope you all also are enjoying the opportunity to relax with loved ones over this…
  • Nov 24

    The Miller-McKenna Custody Battle and the Rights of Pregnant Women

    The Miller-McKenna Custody Battle and the Rights of Pregnant Women
    My dear friend Maggie Geddes, employment lawyer extraordinaire, sent me a note this morning about an article she saw in today's New York Times.  Although I had not previously been aware of the Miller-McKenna case discussed in the…
Rank this Week: 1335

NY Divorce Attorney Blog

NY Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers New York divorce law. By David Centeno.

https://nyuncontesteddivorceattorney.com/wordpress/
  • May 6

    A New Era?

    A New Era?
    Could this be the dawn of the new civil divorce? Last Friday Gov. Jay Inslee signed the Uniform Collaborative Law Act which allows couples to agree on the terms of their divorce without going to court at all. This act can save many couples…
  • Apr 30

    New Divorce Audio Coaching Program Helps Parents Minimize Effects of Divorce on Their Childre

    New Divorce Audio Coaching Program Helps Parents Minimize Effects of Divorce on Their Childre
    Much has been made about the effects of divorce on children. Some studies claim that children end up as alcoholics or abusers, others claim they are more prone to divorce. Regardless it is pretty obvious that divorce does have a major effect…
  • Apr 23

    The Shocking Way That Porsha Stewart Found Out About Her Divorce!

    The Shocking Way That Porsha Stewart Found Out About Her Divorce!
    Porsha Stewart, the wife of former NFL star and now TV analyst Kordell Stewart, was admittedly shocked when she found out that her husband had fild for divorce. However the way it happened was even worse, imagine finding out on Twitter!? Read…
Rank this Week: 1085

Kentucky Family Law Blog

Kentucky Family Law Blog

Covers family and divorce law. By Barrow & Weigel.

http://www.barrowweigel.com/blog
  • Mar 25

    New Top Lawyers Edition of Louisville Magazine

    New Top Lawyers Edition of Louisville Magazine
    Louisville Magazine has printed a special edition that contains the correct, complete list of Louisville’s Top Attorneys. The list was originally printed in the March, 2013 edition, but a printing error caused a substantial portion of…
  • Mar 10

    Hugh W. Barrow Named as One of Louisville’s Top Lawyer

    Hugh W. Barrow Named as One of Louisville’s Top Lawyer
    Barrow Law Group, PLLC is pleased to announce that Hugh W. Barrow was recognized in Louisville Magazine’s “Top Lawyers” issue.  The list of “Top Lawyers” was compiled from a survey of members of…
  • Mar 7

    How To File For Divorce in Kentucky

    How To File For Divorce in Kentucky
    There are many different types of divorce in Kentucky. Most Court allow for simple divorces that do not require either party to appear before a judge.  There are also cases that are litigated before a Judge or domestic relations…
Rank this Week: 1314

Civil Negotiation and Mediation…

Civil Negotiation and Mediation Blog

Covers divorce and mediation. By Nancy E. Hudgins.

http://www.hudginsmediation.com/blog
  • Jan 25

    Playworks! Teaching Conflict Resolution Skills to Children

    Playworks! Teaching Conflict Resolution Skills to Children
    Playworks, a non-profit that contracts with schools to bring organization, socialization and conflict resolution skills to school playgrounds, has incorporated rock-paper-scissors in its curriculum.   (Disclosure:  my daughter…
  • Jan 17

    Persuasion in Negotiation: Tips from Washington, D.C.

    Persuasion in Negotiation: Tips from Washington, D.C.
    I have been extolling the virtues of listening as a condition precedent to persuasion in mediation and negotiation.  It was interesting to read that political pollsters are touting the same thing. The Washington Post had a long article…
  • Jun 7

    Co-Parenting Skills: Credit Where Credit is Due

    Co-Parenting Skills: Credit Where Credit is Due
    I conducted a divorce mediation recently where the parties have been separated for many years but now have started the divorce process by coming to mediation.  They have been co-parenting their children during the separation.  We have…
Rank this Week: 1296

Divorce Done Differently

Divorce Done Differently

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

http://www.familylawcenter.us
  • Oct 21

    Community Property Interest In A Separate Spouses’ Residence

    Community Property Interest In A Separate Spouses’ Residence
    When couples marry they often bring to the marriage separate assets they had before marriage.  One of the most common assets is a residence.  When the couple now married makes payments on the separate asset of one spouse from earnings the…
  • Oct 16

    Student Loans and Divorce

    Student Loans and Divorce
      When a couple divorces, the court looks at the best way to divide both party’s debts as well as their assets. Just as there are community and individual assets, there can be community and individual (separate) debts. For example, if one…
  • Aug 21

    What is spousal support (Alimony)? How much Spousal support will I have to pay or receive?

    What is spousal support (Alimony)? How much Spousal support will I have to pay or receive?
    Spousal support is the term used for alimony in California. Alimony is money that one spouse pays to the other to help support them until they can support themselves at the standard of living they had during the marriage.
Rank this Week: 1118

Maine Divorce Law Blog

Maine Divorce Law Blog

Covers Maine family law, including divorce, separation, child support, mediation, spousal support, child custody and property rights. By Alan R. Nye.

http://www.mainedivorcelawblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    What is going

    What is going
    What is going on with the Gay Marriage Vote in Maine? It's coming up again for a vote this year and I've yet to see any opposing television commercials like in past votes? Have the opponents run out of money or has the time come for this…
  • May 19

    Thumbtack.com

    Thumbtack.com
    Can you ever have too many sites promoting your services?Experienced Legal Help
  • Feb 4

    Married Lawyers Divorcing and both hate their job

    Married Lawyers Divorcing and both hate their job
    According to this article in the ABA Journal, two married lawyers who both hate practicing law are fighting in their divorce over is which one should work at a legal job to pay both of their student loans. Naturally, neither wants to do…
Rank this Week: 1049

Child Custody Blog

Child Custody Blog

Covers child custody, divorce, and family law matters.

http://www.childcustodycoach.com/blog
  • Nov 27

    Disability and Child Custody - Are Disabled Parent’s Handicapped in Family Court?

    Disability and Child Custody - Are Disabled Parent’s Handicapped in Family Court?
    Parent’s with a disability have been rightfully concerned about whether their disability can effect child custody and visitation. Many states still remain silent on this issue or do not have adequate laws to protect disabled parents in…
  • Nov 26

    What Age Can a Child Decide Which Parent to Live With?

    What Age Can a Child Decide Which Parent to Live With?
    “At what age can a child decide which parent to live with?” This is one of the most frequently asked questions among parents involved in a child custody and visitation situation. It would seem that the answer would be a simple one…
  • Jul 31

    The Coaching Commons Article on The Custody Coach™ by Mark Joyella

    The Coaching Commons Article on The Custody Coach™ by Mark Joyella
    The Custody Coach™: Can a Coach Be an Advocate, Educator and…a Coach? by Mark Joyella You’ve heard of the “coach approach.” But what, exactly, is the Child Custody Coach™ approach? Steven Carlson says he identified the child…
Rank this Week: 1247

The Polar Digress

The Polar Digress

Covers feminism in Alaska, Alaskan and general family law policy, child and parent-raising, and the meaning of life.

http://thepolardigress.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 17

    HuffPo's Divorce Section:

    HuffPo's Divorce Section:
    HuffPo's Divorce Section: No Room for Reason on Domestic Violence?
  • Mar 31

    2 Boy

    2 Boy
    2 Boys Found Dead; Mom Rips the Courts - March 31, 2009 - Illinois(Excerpts from the Chicago Tribune article:)
  • Dec 15

    Mad Magazine's "Clueless"

    Mad Magazine's "Clueless"
    Mad Magazine's "Clueless" Game
Rank this Week: 1458

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8…

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8 and the Right to Marry

Articles and comments by attorneys and legal scholars, and related legal news. From Michael Ginsborg.

http://prop8legalcommentary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 28

    Farewell

    Farewell
    In May, I decided that I would need a hiatus to prepare an article on a subject unrelated to this site. I have just completed my forthcoming article for law librarians, "Ending Our Conflicts of Interest to Protect Consumers of Legal…
  • May 22

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging
    I regret that, for at least several weeks, I will lack time to update this site on a regular basis. I face two challenges. First, I expect to publish an article on a subject I have been thinking about for 20 years.
  • May 15

    Legal news this month

    Legal news this month
    Domestic partnership
Rank this Week: 1376

Kentucky Law Blog

Kentucky Law Blog

Covers Kentucky family, criminal and business law. By Gatlin Voelker, PLLC.

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

    Business as your most valuable marital asset?

    Business as your most valuable marital asset?
    Building up a successful business is a difficult task. If you are married, it can put a lot of strain on your relationship, as the hours and money involved are often substantial. However, when things are going well, it can...
  • Jul 21

    What mistakes should I avoid with co-parenting?

    What mistakes should I avoid with co-parenting?
    Many separating couples who have children together in Kentucky believe the hardest part of their separations is moving on. Even though their relationships with each other did not work out, they still have a commitment to their kids.…
  • Jul 5

    What you should know when preparing to adopt a child

    What you should know when preparing to adopt a child
    There is little else you can do that is as selfless as choosing to adopt a child. Preparing for an adoption requires significant time and thought to determine a timeline and approach that will be beneficial for yourself and the...
Rank this Week: 2234

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
  • Jul 25

    Things to Consider When Thinking About Prenuptial Agreement

    Things to Consider When Thinking About Prenuptial Agreement
    Couples who are in love and about to get married do not generally enjoy talking about the possibility of divorce. However, if one or both of the individuals about to be married are wealthy, or the couple is entering into a blended family…
  • Jul 17

    Justifying the Use of Child Support Payment

    Justifying the Use of Child Support Payment
    Some parents who are ordered to pay child support do not do so willingly. While it is generally understood that child support is ordered in order to assist with providing for the child, some parents feel as though the other parent…
  • Jul 11

    Changing Your Name After Your Illinois Divorce

    Changing Your Name After Your Illinois Divorce
    Many spouses decide to take their significant other's last name as their own after a wedding. When the couple divorces, especially after years of marriage, the spouse who took on a married last name can decide to keep the name or change…
Rank this Week: 2227

Family Law Matters Blog

Family Law Matters Blog

Covers New York family law. By Deborah Hope Wayne.

http://www.familylawmatters-blog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Social Media & Marriage: Do We Need a Social Media Clause in our Prenup?

    Social Media & Marriage: Do We Need a Social Media Clause in our Prenup?
    Social media is all around us. In today’s world, around-the-clock accessibility through social media has become the norm. It seems as if everyone is constantly updating their status or tagging their pictures so that we know exactly…
  • Jul 3

    Prenup Negotiations: 5 Reasons the “art of the deal” is not a zero sum game when it comes to family.

    Prenup Negotiations: 5 Reasons the “art of the deal” is not a zero sum game when it comes to family.
    High-stakes negotiations are often characterized as intense back-and-forth battles where only one party wins. The winner takes all while the other party may suffer a loss of both objectives and dignity. A loss of dignity in negotiations for a…
  • May 7

    The Timing of the Prenup: Effective Discussions for a Lasting Agreement

    The Timing of the Prenup: Effective Discussions for a Lasting Agreement
    One of the most common questions I receive from clients is how to bring up a prenuptial agreement with a future spouse. There is no uniform answer to this because every couple has its own dynamics, and a prenup conversation should reflect…
Rank this Week: 2882

The Interplay Between Bankruptcy…

The Interplay Between Bankruptcy and Divorce Law in Virginia

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

http://bankruptcydivorceblawg.com
Rank this Week: 4814

Hook Law Center Blog

Hook Law Center Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Virginia.

https://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    Spotlight on: Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia

    Spotlight on: Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia
    To best assist our clients, we strive to familiarize ourselves with the many helpful resources available to seniors in the area. An invaluable resource of which many of our Virginia clients are unaware is Senior Services of Southeastern…
  • Jul 17

    IRS Grants Extension for Portability Purpose

    IRS Grants Extension for Portability Purpose
    Many people are aware that in 2013, Congress established a permanent basic Federal estate tax exclusion amount of $5,000,000, as adjusted for inflation. For purposes of the Federal estate tax, a portability election allows a surviving spouse…
  • Jul 7

    SENTARA PACE – Adult Day Care

    SENTARA PACE – Adult Day Care
    The primary objective of Sentara’s PACE program is to provide the care necessary to allow the individual to remain at home–care during the day to free the primary caregiver’s time to work/live… This program is truly…
Rank this Week: 2157

619 Divorce Blog

619 Divorce Blog

Covers San Diego Family Law and Divorce.

http://619divorce.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    To Divorce or Not To Divorce: A Health Care Dilemma

    To Divorce or Not To Divorce: A Health Care Dilemma
    As the future of health care hangs in limbo, so do many couples’ marriages. For couples across the nation, the determination to repeal and replace health care will have far reaching influence on whether or not they should stay married…
  • Jul 17

    When Celebs Call Off Divorce

    When Celebs Call Off Divorce
    For many, the decision to get divorced is not made lightly. Therefore, it’s not uncommon for people to say they’re getting divorced, and then decide to stay together. This is also very true for many celebrity couples. While…
  • Jul 13

    Is Cheating Responsible for Gray Divorce?

    Is Cheating Responsible for Gray Divorce?
    According to a recent Pew Research Center analysis gray divorces, those that take place in marriages where people are over the age of 50, have doubled since 1990. And another recent study by The Institute for Family Studies, reveals…
Rank this Week: 2248