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Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Florida divorce, child custody, and child support. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • May 2

    Co-Parenting Tip: Attitude is Everything

    Co-Parenting Tip: Attitude is Everything
    Much that happens in life depends on the attitude that we have about things. Co-parenting and raising children properly after divorce or a relationship with the other parent has ended is no exception.   Having the right attitude is…
  • Apr 29

    Child Support in Florida

    Child Support in Florida
    Child support is a major issue in family law. Child support is part of divorce cases and paternity cases. Even dependency cases can have child support issues involved. As a Jacksonville child support lawyer, I have handled many cases…
  • Mar 3

    Prenuptial Agreements, Wills in Marriage

    Prenuptial Agreements, Wills in Marriage
    Planning for the future in any given situation will produce a better outcome than not having a plan.  Marriage and divorce are no exception.  Having a plan is important for people of all ages, but people who marry later in life…
Rank this Week: 3038

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1859

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 2

    May I Pay Child Support Directly To My Child?

    May I Pay Child Support Directly To My Child?
    Yes, under certain circumstances, the parent paying child support may pay part of their support obligation directly to a child who is an adult yet unemancipated under New Jersey law. As child support lawyers, the attorneys at our law firm…
  • Apr 21

    A N.J. Divorce, College Expenses and a Divorced Parents Right To Know

    A N.J. Divorce, College Expenses and a Divorced Parents Right To Know
    Here in New Jersey, divorced parents may be legally compelled to contribute towards their child’s college tuition and certain related expenses. However, the attorneys at our family law and divorce law firm embrace that the non-custodial…
  • Apr 12

    In A Divorce Trial, Credibility Of A Witness Is Everything

    In A Divorce Trial, Credibility Of A Witness Is Everything
    Due to the nature of divorce and family law cases, experienced lawyers understand that many cases are decided on the testimony and the credibility of witnesses. As many of the trials and plenary hearings that the attorneys at our law firm…
Rank this Week: 3407

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • May 1

    What’s the Court’s Dollar Value for a Religious Divorce (“Get”)?

    What’s the Court’s Dollar Value for a Religious Divorce (“Get”)?
    According to Jewish law, God prescribed both the way to unite souls in marriage and gave instructions how those souls can be severed. While Jewish law requires one to follow the law of the land, and thus a civil divorce is required, that…
  • Apr 24

    Double Dipping and the Distinction Without a Difference

    Double Dipping and the Distinction Without a Difference
    It Need Not Be Rocket Science A business, professional practice, or (until recent statutory amendments) license may be valued as a asset for divorce purposes based upon the amount of income it generates for the owner/holder. That asset may…
  • Apr 10

    Support When the Child Graduates College in Three Year

    Support When the Child Graduates College in Three Year
    When a divorce settlement contemplates paying child support throughout four years of college, what happens when the child graduates in three? The statutory obligation to support a child ends at the child’s 21st birthday. It is common…
Rank this Week: 3531

Texas Collaborative Law Blog

Texas Collaborative Law Blog

Provides information about the Texas approach to Collaborative Law. By Dick Price.

http://texascollaborativelaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Can You Negotiate Your Own Divorce?

    Can You Negotiate Your Own Divorce?
    The short answer is yes, but. There's always a but. On your own, you may make mistakes on some important issues.  To try to negotiate your own divorce without professional help, you should have only a very limited and simple estate, and…
  • Apr 15

    Is Collaborative Divorce Right for You?

    Is Collaborative Divorce Right for You?
    Process option choices:  There are now several  different approaches to getting divorced: There's the traditional litigation model where you go to court, early and often in many cases.Another possibility is sitting around the…
  • Apr 1

    Why Some People Put Off Starting a Collaborative Divorce

    Why Some People Put Off Starting a Collaborative Divorce
    By now, you may have figured out your marriage is not going to last. The questions are when and how the divorce will take place.Some people, when faced with that situation, put off deciding.  Others will explore their options, but become…
Rank this Week: 1054

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/
  • Apr 30

    A Short Primer on Assisted Reproduction Options in Minnesota

    A Short Primer on Assisted Reproduction Options in Minnesota
    According to the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control, about 6 percent of married women between 15 and 44 struggle with infertility. These women cannot become pregnant after 12 months of unprotected sex. They might seek other…
  • Apr 27

    Second Marriage Divorce Statistics and What They Mean

    Second Marriage Divorce Statistics and What They Mean
    Fearful about remarrying? After going through divorce once, you may be hesitant to tie the knot again - or at least concerned enough to want to know what the science has to say about the stability of second marriages. Here is what…
  • Apr 25

    Verbal and Emotional Abuse: When Does It Cross the Line and Become Domestic Violence

    Verbal and Emotional Abuse: When Does It Cross the Line and Become Domestic Violence
    Your partner has been calling you names for a few months. You don’t like it, and you’ve asked him to stop, but he just ignores you, laughs and calls you more names. Or maybe he manipulates you and plays emotional games, teasing…
Rank this Week: 1091

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/
  • Apr 30

    Social Services Brings Child Neglect Case Against Grandmother

    Social Services Brings Child Neglect Case Against Grandmother
    A New York Family Lawyer said that, in a neglect proceeding pursuant to Family Court Act. Article 10, the maternal grandmother appeals from an order of the Family Court, Kings County, dated April 7, 2009, which suspended her visitation…
  • Apr 29

    Father Requests Return of Children

    Father Requests Return of Children
    A New York Family Lawyer said this is a contested matrimonial action before the Supreme Court of the State of New York. A New York Divorce Lawyer said that on 6 January 2010, the plaintiff, the husband moved by order...
  • Apr 28

    Mother Appeals Ruling Terminating Her Parental Right

    Mother Appeals Ruling Terminating Her Parental Right
    A New York Family Lawyer said this is a motion brought before the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Second Department, by the respondent on appeals from two orders of fact-finding and disposition of...
Rank this Week: 870

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/
  • Apr 30

    When Can a Grandparent Seek Custody in New York?

    When Can a Grandparent Seek Custody in New York?
    In a 2015 case, Matter of Rumpff v. Schorpp, a New York appellate court heard an appeal regarding grandparents’ rights. The petitioner was the father of two children. The respondent in the case was the children’s…
  • Apr 23

    When is a Finding of Emotional Neglect Proper or Not?

    When is a Finding of Emotional Neglect Proper or Not?
    CPS ( Child Protective Services ), ACS ( Administration for Children’s Services ), and Judges in New York make determinations to indicate or found cases regarding neglect and abuse of children in New York or whether these determinations…
  • Apr 15

    What Makes a Divorce a Collaborative Law Case?

    What Makes a Divorce a Collaborative Law Case?
      There are several different ways to approach divorce. Among the gentlest, yet sophisticated dispute resolution methods is collaborative divorce. The parties in a collaborative divorce enter into a contract (“Participation…
Rank this Week: 1523

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1352

My Arizona Criminal, Child Abuse…

My Arizona Criminal, Child Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Focuses on the intersection of family and criminal law. By Gregg R. Woodnick, PLLC.

http://woodnicklawchildcustody.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 29

    Update on the case: DCS interview without parental consent

    Update on the case: DCS interview without parental consent
      In February, the Department of Child Safety interviewed a child for a child neglect investigation without parental consent. This caused much debate, with the parents (and the Ombudsman) arguing that DCS lacked legal authority to…
  • Apr 26

    To Catch a Predator: Scottsdale edition

    To Catch a Predator: Scottsdale edition
    Two weeks ago, six men were arrested by Scottsdale police after an undercover prostitution sting. According to court documents, the Scottsdale police placed “escort” ads on backpage.com and other websites, and the men responded…
  • Apr 5

    Same-sex adoption made legal in all 50 states: What does this mean for Arizona?

    Same-sex adoption made legal in all 50 states: What does this mean for Arizona?
    In March, a federal judge ruled that Mississippi’s holdout ban on same-sex couples’ adoptions was unconstitutional, making same-sex adoption legal in all 50 states. This ruling, like many court decisions involving same-sex…
Rank this Week: 3692

Colorado Family Law Blog

Colorado Family Law Blog

Covers family law. By The Drexler Law Group, LLC.

http://www.coloradofamilylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1442

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Apr 28

    Adoption Debate

    Adoption Debate
    Yesterday I participated in the Adoption Debate at the Bristol Civil & Family Justice Centre, hosted and chaired by His Honour Judge Wildblood QC, Designated Family Judge for the Bristol area. You can see a few tweets on #adoptiondebate,…
  • Apr 24

    Enjoy the quiet while you can…

    Enjoy the quiet while you can…
    Been busy trying to catch up after taking 3 weeks off – have a killer to do list that is so depressing I am paralysed… Any spare time currently being swallowed up by running training (race day is looming, don’t get too…
  • Apr 17

    Reminder

    Reminder
    Just a little reminder about The Transparency Project. Do please spread the word about what they / we are doing. In particular, see our recent blog post When Transparency Goes Wrong and please do consider coming along to the conference…
Rank this Week: 3868

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
  • Apr 28

    Considerations of a ‘Gray’ Divorce

    Considerations of a ‘Gray’ Divorce
    You’ve been married around 25 years. Your children have become more self-sufficient or they’re gone. You shifted your attention back to your spouse, which led to a realization: you are really not happy in your marriage. Share:…
  • Apr 19

    Appellate Review

    Appellate Review
      Real Property – Retaliation Actions and Attorneys’ Fees Felicia Lockett v. Blue Ocean Bristol, LLC, No. 29, Sept. Term, 2015 (Md. Feb.  22, 2016). http://www.mdcourts.gov/opinions/coa/2016/29a15.pdfShare:…
  • Mar 17

    Can Employers Conduct Mental Health Screenings?

    Can Employers Conduct Mental Health Screenings?
    On February 26, 2016, a coworker shot seventeen employees at a Kansas factory, three of whom were killed. While this was a high profile active shooting, unfortunately, it is not the only such workplace shooting.  As investigators piece…
Rank this Week: 1826

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Apr 27

    Review and Rating of David Sarnacki, Top One Percent, Divorce, Family Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution

    Review and Rating of David Sarnacki, Top One Percent, Divorce, Family Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution
    The National Association of Distinguished Counsel selected David Sarnacki of The Sarnacki Law Firm PLC, to the 2016 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent. NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards…
  • Apr 10

    Rebuilding trust into relationship: Time, choice, emotion

    Rebuilding trust into relationship: Time, choice, emotion
    Jim Daly’s column discussed forgiveness and reconciliation in the context of infidelity. Jim Daly writes (excerpt): [F]orgiveness is an individual decision, whereas reconciliation is a joint venture. . . . Without true forgiveness there…
  • Apr 4

    What’s the best age to get married? The perfect 5 year window

    What’s the best age to get married? The perfect 5 year window
    TIME offers us research on timing your marriage. A University of Utah study suggests that best time for people to get married is between the ages of 28 and 32. That period was the lowest rate for divorce in the…
Rank this Week: 2137

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Apr 27

    Why should divorcing couples consider mediation in Florida?

    Why should divorcing couples consider mediation in Florida?
    Mediation is a great way to help you come to an agreement. In a lot of counties in Florida they actually require you to go to mediation before you can ever got to a final hearing. The reason for that is because mediation is a great process…
  • Apr 14

    Amicable Divorce is Possible

    Amicable Divorce is Possible
    Divorce is never easy, though some people seem to breeze through it more unscathed than others. There are a lot of emotions packed into the relationship and these tend to seep out during the divorce process. The result can be a messy,…
  • Apr 10

    Bird Nesting – An Alternative for Harmonious Divorce

    Bird Nesting – An Alternative for Harmonious Divorce
    Bird nesting is a new buzz word making the rounds of modern-thinking parents across the country. Bird nesting isn’t new – but it is becoming more in the mainstream. A bird’s nest divorce is a parenting arrangement between parents that…
Rank this Week: 3339

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/
  • Apr 27

    Dividing Military Retired Pay Benefits In Divorce

    Dividing Military Retired Pay Benefits In Divorce
    Dividing Military Retired Pay Benefits In Divorce The Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act (USFSPA) was passed by Congress in 1982, specifically to give a state court the authority to treat military retired pay as marital…
  • Apr 9

    Dealing with Divorce

    Dealing with Divorce
    Divorce can be a lengthy process that may strain your finances and leave you feeling out of control. But with the right preparation, you can protect your interests, take charge of your future, and save yourself time and money. You certainly…
  • Apr 8

    WHY IS THE DATE OF SEPARATION IMPORTANT IN DIVORCE?

    WHY IS THE DATE OF SEPARATION IMPORTANT IN DIVORCE?
    While most divorcing spouses are laser-focused on the date their divorce will become final, many underestimate the importance of their date of separation. Often these two dates occur months – or even years – apart. Yet, the date…
Rank this Week: 3691

Law Matters Blog

Law Matters Blog

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

http://vtlegalhelp.com/our-blog/
  • Apr 27

    What’s In a Name?

    What’s In a Name?
    Note: Attorney Davis original wrote this post in her capacities as a contributor to SCOV Law. In this case, Defendant Albert Bingham appeals from the trial court’s declaratory judgment. Before the SCOV even rules on it, Bingham files a…
  • Feb 16

    Taxation Vexation

    Taxation Vexation
    Attorney Davis originally wrote this post as a Contributor for SCOVLaw How do you tax a parcel of land that lies in more than one town? I like to think I might be able to come up with a way that involves less litigation and more common sense,…
  • Feb 9

    Bail Revisited… Again

    Bail Revisited… Again
    Note: Attorney Davis originally wrote this post as a contributor for SCOV Law. Here we are in the depths of bail troubles again. We’ve probably had more segments on bail than there are Harry Potter movies. We’ll call this one:…
Rank this Week: 2575

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/
  • Apr 27

    Divorce Over Age 50 Raises Unique Financial Concerns for Maryland Resident

    Divorce Over Age 50 Raises Unique Financial Concerns for Maryland Resident
    It is not uncommon for a married couple to spend the first 25 to 30 years of their life together working and saving money to enjoy in retirement. Over the course of their lifetime, spouses often invest money in stocks, 401K plans, education…
  • Apr 13

    Maryland Court Interprets Conflicting Statutes in Child Support Case

    Maryland Court Interprets Conflicting Statutes in Child Support Case
    Couples with children who decide to divorce must address a series of significant and possibly life-changing issues. In addition to the division of property and spousal support, parents must also face matters of child custody and support.…
  • Apr 8

    U.S. Supreme Court Reviews Same-Sex Adoption Case

    U.S. Supreme Court Reviews Same-Sex Adoption Case
    Each state has the authority to enact laws regulating marriage and divorce. For this reason, there can be significant differences among the states with respect to myriad related issues. For instance, as recently as last year, the highest…
Rank this Week: 2380

Australian Divorce Blog

Australian Divorce Blog

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

http://australiandivorce.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Thank you everyone! Over half a million page views!

    Thank you everyone! Over half a million page views!
    Thank you everyone who has viewed my blog. Ever since it kicked off a few years ago, my Australian Divorce Blog has continued to attract visitors.According to Google, the blog has had 546, 298 page views.When I started the blog, I would never…
  • Apr 27

    Will the real "parents" please stand up?

    Will the real "parents" please stand up?
    Almost every day, I have to advise clients about whether they are or they are not parents under the Family Law Act. Sometimes this is because they have undertaken surrogacy, or because they have had IVF. It was always so simple before the…
  • Apr 26

    Baby Gammy judgment delivered

    Baby Gammy judgment delivered
    Just over a week ago, Chief Judge Thackray of the Family Court of Western Australia delivered the Baby Gammy judgment. Or to put it more accurately, delivered the Baby Pipah judgment.You remember the story. Mr Farnell (a convicted sex…
Rank this Week: 368

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • Apr 27

    Hire Lawyer to Help with Debt Relief Solution

    Hire Lawyer to Help with Debt Relief Solution
    Michael There are some industries that individuals hope to never deal with in their lifetime or to have as little contact as possible. This includes dentists, lawyers and bill collectors but each of these group fills a vital purpose based on…
  • Apr 27

    Hiring a Family Attorney

    Hiring a Family Attorney
    Michael In the city of Houston, there are family law attorneys ready and waiting to help you with your legal matters. A family law attorney is educated in matters dealing with prenuptial agreements, adoption, divorce, child support, and other…
  • Apr 20

    Do’s and Don’ts When Getting Divorced

    Do’s and Don’ts When Getting Divorced
    Michael The divorce process involves legalities, documentation and a specific process that must be adhered to so it is important to have an understanding of what your Texas county requires before you get started on this life defining…
Rank this Week: 3327

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: 1649

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Focuses on family law topics that affect people involved in family law litigation here in Texas. By Dennis M. Slate.

http://www.deerparkdivorcelawyers.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Apr 25

    Social Media and Divorces Just Don't Mix

    Social Media and Divorces Just Don't Mix
    Are you the type to take a photograph of your lunch every day and post it onto Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media apps? Maybe you saw some beauty in the composition of the plate? Maybe you know a few friends who will…
  • Dec 16

    Managing the Holiday Season as an Adult Child of Divorce

    Managing the Holiday Season as an Adult Child of Divorce
    When people think of a divorced parents sharing children, the imagery of young children come to mind. What many do not consider is how a divorce can affect an adult, especially around the holiday times. Children will be cared for…
  • Jul 6

    Same-Sex Marriage Legalized in Texa

    Same-Sex Marriage Legalized in Texa
    Same-sex marriage is perhaps one of the headlined topics in the news today, all thanks to the decision made by the U.S. Supreme Court on June 26, 2015. That groundbreaking decision made same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states across…
Rank this Week: 3590

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Kane County Divorce Lawyer: Parental Alienation

    Kane County Divorce Lawyer: Parental Alienation
    Today is Parental Alienation Awareness Day. My practice has been focused rather intensely on the problem of the pathology of parent alienation for over 20 years. I have seen both Fathers and Mothers the victims of attacks, and targeting…
  • Apr 19

    I receive many calls from men and women in…

    I receive many calls from men and women in toxic relationships with people that have narcissistic personalities. Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is a personality disorder in which a person is excessively preoccupied with personal…
  • Apr 6

    DuPage Divorce: Divorcing the Narcissist

    DuPage Divorce: Divorcing the Narcissist
    Being in a marriage with a narcissist can be extremely challenging, and a number of my clients have exhibited symptoms of a post-traumatic stress disorder after years of living with a partner with narcissistic traits. My firm's practice has…
Rank this Week: 532

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By McClure Law Group.

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

    Life After Divorce- Ways to Successfully Coparent After You Split

    Life After Divorce- Ways to Successfully Coparent After You Split
    If you’re in the middle of a divorce, it may seem impossible, but it is essential for you to healthily coparent with your spouse/ex-spouse after you split for the sake of the children. Luckily, there have been many celebrities…
  • Apr 11

    Division of Property in Texa

    Division of Property in Texa
    Alex Graves, award-winning director of “The West Wing” recently finalized his divorce from his wife of 19 years. Pursuant to the final order, the spouses’ property was divided evenly. Does the State of Texas mandate a…
  • Mar 15

    It’s Not Too Late to Get a Prenup!

    It’s Not Too Late to Get a Prenup!
    I know what you’re thinking…. “I’m already married; how is it not too late?” Don’t worry; the solution is a postnup! The Texas Family Code allows for couples to enter into a postnuptial agreement (or…
Rank this Week: 1681

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/
  • Apr 25

    Constitutional Due Process Protections and Your Florida Domestic Violence Case

    Constitutional Due Process Protections and Your Florida Domestic Violence Case
    A South Florida man made a significant mistake when he arrived at court for a hearing in September 2014. He assumed “this was simple.” He didn’t hire a lawyer, and his wife did. When he left court, he had an injunction for…
  • Apr 18

    Governor’s Veto Kills Florida Alimony Reform Bill

    Governor’s Veto Kills Florida Alimony Reform Bill
    Alimony reform in Florida is dead for at least one year after an April 15 veto of SB 668 by Governor Rick Scott. The veto represents the second time Scott has vetoed a bill that would have updated Florida’s alimony laws. While the most…
  • Apr 13

    Florida Appeals Court Tosses Out Contempt Order Due to Violation of Husband’s Due Process Right

    Florida Appeals Court Tosses Out Contempt Order Due to Violation of Husband’s Due Process Right
    A man who had fallen hundreds of thousands of dollars behind on alimony to his ex-wife was potentially facing a six-month jail sentence for civil contempt before successfully appealing. The 2d District Court of Appeal threw out the punishment…
Rank this Week: 4315

Rochester Family Lawyer Blog

Rochester Family Lawyer Blog

Covers child support, domestic relations, and family law in New York. By Alexander Korotkin.

http://rochesterfamilylawyer.korotkinlaw.com
  • Apr 24

    Parent Who Is Prevented From Seeing Child By Other Spouse Is Not Obligated To Pay Child Support

    Parent Who Is Prevented From Seeing Child By Other Spouse Is Not Obligated To Pay Child Support
    I have previously written about situations where a child becomes constructively emancipated as a result of the child’s refusal to have contact with the parent.  What happens in situations where a parent is prevented from seeing the…
  • Jan 25

    What Makes a Marriage Valid?

    What Makes a Marriage Valid?
    Occasionally, it is not clear whether the parties have a valid marriage which can be critical to such issues such as spousal maintenance and equitable distribution. So what makes a marriage valid? In a recent decision, a trial court held…
  • Nov 14

    New Temporary Spousal Maintenance Provisions are Now In Effect

    New Temporary Spousal Maintenance Provisions are Now In Effect
    I have previously written about upcoming changes to New York’s spousal maintenance law. The Governor finally signed the new maintenance law, Ch.269 of the Domestic Relations Law on Friday, September 25th.  The Temporary Maintenance…
Rank this Week: 760

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
  • Apr 24

    Red lines and teenager

    Red lines and teenager
    Non-custodial parents of teenagers often complain when the custodial parent doesn’t stop their child from engaging in typical risky teen behavior. One hears stories of parents losing custody merely because their teen engages in alcohol…
  • Apr 22

    Should guardians give opinions?

    Should guardians give opinions?
    A former mentee of mine, who is developing a thriving practice as a guardian ad litem in private custody cases, recently asked for my opinion on whether guardians should give opinions. S.C. Code § 63-3-830(A)(6) prohibits guardians from…
  • Apr 21

    “I don’t know/recall” may be the best interrogatory or deposition answer you can get

    “I don’t know/recall” may be the best interrogatory or deposition answer you can get
    I lectured last week to recent law school graduates about family law discovery. Part of this lecture discussed Rule 37(a)(3), SCRCP which reads: “Evasive or Incomplete Answer. For purposes of this subdivision an evasive or incomplete…
Rank this Week: 3933

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 23

    The Formula for a Successful Relationship

    The Formula for a Successful Relationship
    Most people still believe that this thing called “love” is a mysterious occurrence which happens, like a lightning bolt, out of the blue, with no rhyme or reason. Or, perhaps we want to believe in the mysterious nature of love and…
  • Apr 14

    Cohabitation No Longer a Crime in Florida

    Cohabitation No Longer a Crime in Florida
    Breathe easy you Florida couples who until a week ago lived together illegally while unwed. You will not be facing up 60 days in the county clink and a $500 fine on a second-degree misdemeanor charge for co-habitation while not married. A…
  • Mar 18

    What is Life REALLY Like for Juveniles Behind Bar

    What is Life REALLY Like for Juveniles Behind Bar
    The juvenile justice system was actually developed almost a century ago, in response to the atrocities juveniles were subjected to in adult jails. Unfortunately, as the system developed, and there was widespread overcrowding and lack of…
Rank this Week: 1848

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.texasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    How Bad Will a Divorce Affect My Credit?

    How Bad Will a Divorce Affect My Credit?
    It’s no secret a divorce can be one of the most emotionally draining events anyone can go through. After separating from one another, both spouses have to deal with loss, failure, and regret, not to mention their finances.  From…
  • Apr 21

    Divorce 101: Options In Division Of Real Estate Property Through Divorce

    Divorce 101: Options In Division Of Real Estate Property Through Divorce
    If you’ve ever gone through a divorce or are going through one right now, you’ll know it can be a tiring, frustrating, and painful process. Separating from your partner not only takes an emotional toll on your well-being, it can…
  • Apr 20

    Going Through a Divorce—What Happens to the Mortgage?

    Going Through a Divorce—What Happens to the Mortgage?
    Divorces are often messy and exhausting affairs. They not only take an emotional toll on you, but also have the potential to hurt your financial wellbeing for the rest of your life. The problems often stem from assets shared between couples.…
Rank this Week: 1776

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    The One Page of Paper that Can Make Your Meeting with a Family Law Attorney More Valuable

    The One Page of Paper that Can Make Your Meeting with a Family Law Attorney More Valuable
    Everyone can relate to the experience of walking into the grocery store without a shopping list and leaving the store without what you went in for, having spent lots of money on things you didn’t need.  Notes aren’t only…
  • Apr 20

    Washington Court Discusses Parental Immunity and Proportionate Liability in Personal Injury Appeal

    Washington Court Discusses Parental Immunity and Proportionate Liability in Personal Injury Appeal
    In a recent personal injury case, the Court of Appeals of Washington decided issues involving parental immunity and allocation of fault in a negligence claim. In Smelser v. Paul (Wash. Ct. App. Apr. 4, 2016), the defendant was visiting a…
  • Apr 12

    5 Common Child Support Myths in Washington State

    5 Common Child Support Myths in Washington State
    Myth 1: You don’t have to pay child support if you have a 50/50 parenting plan. Fact:  While it is true that in some cases with 50/50 parenting plans there will be no transfer payment of child support from one parent to the other,…
Rank this Week: 1720

Minnesota Divorce and Family Law…

Minnesota Divorce and Family Law Blog

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

http://divorcelawyermn.com/minnesota-divorce-blog/
  • Apr 21

    In the Matter of Dakota County and Floding v. Gillespie

    In the Matter of Dakota County and Floding v. Gillespie
    (Filed July 22, 2015) (Supreme Court) Appellant Mother, who was receiving child support from Respondent Father, began receiving Social Security dependent benefits upon Respondent’s retirement. The child support magistrate granted…
  • Mar 18

    Possible Changes to Child Support Guideline

    Possible Changes to Child Support Guideline
    There are two bills that have been introduced in the Minnesota Legislature.  One would establish a permanent advisory committee on child support guidelines. The other one is a bigger substantive change.  Child support would be…
  • Jan 14

    New Legislation Has Revised Typical Expectation of Parental Income

    New Legislation Has Revised Typical Expectation of Parental Income
    The Minnesota legislature recently amended the statute that courts use when imputing income to parents. Minn. Stat. Section 518A.32, sub. 2(3) now provides for considering “the amount of income a parent could earn working 30 hours per…
Rank this Week: 1149

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/
  • Apr 21

    Advice About Going To Court In Your North Carolina Divorce Case

    Advice About Going To Court In Your North Carolina Divorce Case
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “Do I need an attorney to get a Divorce in North Carolina?” Going to court can be a scary thing, even when you haven’t done anything wrong. The formal…
  • Apr 19

    Tennessee Judge Hears International Custody Dispute

    Tennessee Judge Hears International Custody Dispute
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How does custody work if one parent moves internationally?” A federal judge in Knoxville, TN recently found himself grappling with a case unlike any other he…
  • Apr 14

    Federal Court Reinstates Utah’s Bigamy Law in “Sister Wives” Case

    Federal Court Reinstates Utah’s Bigamy Law in “Sister Wives” Case
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What does uncontested divorce mean?” The family from television’s “Sister Wives” is back in the news after a federal appeals court restored…
Rank this Week: 3986

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/
  • Apr 20

    Ahls v. Ahls – Appeals Court Favors Wife in Indiana Divorce Settlement

    Ahls v. Ahls – Appeals Court Favors Wife in Indiana Divorce Settlement
    The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled the family trial court erred in its application of a financial formula on a husband’s retirement accounts. For this reason, in Ahls v. Ahls, the appellate court ruled wife should receive $115,000 more…
  • Apr 13

    Man Protests Child Support Order to Pay for Child Not Hi

    Man Protests Child Support Order to Pay for Child Not Hi
    A man in Iowa at first thought it was a joke when a letter arrived from the state ordering him to pay child support for a 1-year-old born to a woman he hadn’t seen in 17 years.  But it was no laughing matter. The case came about…
  • Mar 20

    Bryan M. v. Anne B. – Fighting to Establish Paternity

    Bryan M. v. Anne B. – Fighting to Establish Paternity
    For millennials, out-of-wedlock birth is often the norm. A number of studies have revealed that 64 percent of mothers give birth at least once without exchanging vows. Among women under 30, more than half have had births outside of marriage.…
Rank this Week: 4860

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 19

    April 2016 – Helpful Family Law Insight

    April 2016 – Helpful Family Law Insight
    Our April 2016 newsletter, Helpful Family Law Insights, was published today. This month’s featured article was When Doctors Divorce – Issues to Watch. Read that and the other articles in this edition by clicking the…
  • Mar 31

    The New Frontier of Electronically Stored Information (Seminar)

    The New Frontier of Electronically Stored Information (Seminar)
    On Friday, April 15, 2016, the South Carolina Bar CLE Division, in association with the South Carolina Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, are co-sponsoring a CLE seminar entitled: “The New Frontier of…
  • Mar 17

    March 2016 – Helpful Family Law Insight

    March 2016 – Helpful Family Law Insight
    Our March 2016 newsletter, Helpful Family Law Insights, was published today. This month’s featured article was Tips for Parents Relocating With Children After Divorce in South Carolina. Read that and the other articles in this…
Rank this Week: 1494

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

Covers Pennsylvania and New Jersey family law. By Linda A. Kerns.

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 19

    Preserving Your Internet Privacy During Divorce Litigation

    Preserving Your Internet Privacy During Divorce Litigation
    After a separation, it’s only natural to wonder what your spouse is doing. Litigants often try to gain information by carefully watching their spouse’s social media activity. As we have said before, litigants should always be…
  • Apr 14

    Your Child is Going to College! If You Are Divorced in New Jersey, Who is Going to Pay for it?

    Your Child is Going to College! If You Are Divorced in New Jersey, Who is Going to Pay for it?
    With National College Decision Day coming up right around the corner, it is time to talk about the real college question: how to afford it. In an intact family, parents make decisions about college together. Questions of which college the…
  • Apr 1

    Furry Family Members: Liability Concerns for Pet-Owning Pennsylvanian

    Furry Family Members: Liability Concerns for Pet-Owning Pennsylvanian
    Pets can be very important family members, but, just like children, they require significant amounts of supervision. An unsupervised or poorly behaved pet could expose its owners to personal liability. Under Pennsylvania law, pet owners are…
Rank this Week: 3280

Family-In-Law

Family-In-Law

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

http://family-in-law.com/
  • Apr 17

    Who Gets to Claim the Kid on Their Tax Returns?

    Who Gets to Claim the Kid on Their Tax Returns?
    Growing up the son of a CPA, I’ve always been acutely aware of the end of tax season. When tax filing deadlines approach, I can ... The post Who Gets to Claim the Kid on Their Tax Returns? appeared first on Family-In-Law.
  • Mar 8

    WCCO Covers Recent “Alimony Reform” Effort

    WCCO Covers Recent “Alimony Reform” Effort
    Continuing on a topic from prior posts  (here and here), WCCO recently covered the efforts of the new Minnesota Alimony Reform Group to overhaul Minnesota’s spousal ... The post WCCO Covers Recent “Alimony Reform”…
  • Feb 29

    Creating New Tools to Help Families Through Conflict

    Creating New Tools to Help Families Through Conflict
    For those who’ve noticed the conspicuous delays between postings, I’ll open with an apology. It’s been a busy few months. A presentation at AFCC Minnesota’s ... The post Creating New Tools to Help Families Through…
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Divorce Lawyer North Andover

Divorce Lawyer North Andover

Covers Massachusetts family law. By Patricia S. Fernandez & Associates.

http://northandovermafamilylawattorney.com/
  • Apr 15

    5 Common Mistakes to Avoid when Divorcing

    5 Common Mistakes to Avoid when Divorcing
    Divorce Lawyer North Andover Concealing or overlooking an asset: In Massachusetts all property, no matter how or when acquired, is considered marital property.  How it is divided is another subject entirely. That said, even if it is…
  • Mar 16

    Patricia S. Fernandez & Associates welcomes clients, colleagues and friends to new office in North Andover

    Patricia S. Fernandez & Associates welcomes clients, colleagues and friends to new office in North Andover
    Divorce Lawyer North Andover Patricia S. Fernandez & Associates hosted an open house for more than 50 clients, colleagues and friends at its High Street location in North Andover’s Historic Mill Buildings to celebrate 30 years in…
  • Feb 1

    Resolutions to Try to Keep as a Newly Divorced Parent

    Resolutions to Try to Keep as a Newly Divorced Parent
    Divorce Lawyer North Andover   You are a newly divorced parent and managed to survive the holidays.  Now it is one month into the New Year and it seems like there are a whole new set of obstacles ahead. The magic of the…
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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/
  • 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…
  • Jan 7

    Same Sex Marriage In Florida!!!

    Same Sex Marriage In Florida!!!
    Florida on Monday became the thirty-sixth state to allow same-sex marriages, as a state court judge in Miami ordered a Dade County clerk to start issuing licenses to same-sex couples. This is something that Floridians have been waiting a…
Rank this Week: 482

Divorce and Family Law in Tarrant…

Divorce and Family Law in Tarrant County, Texas

Discusses family law and divorce issues. By Dick Price.

http://dick-price.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 15

    Should We Fight or Should We Talk?

    Should We Fight or Should We Talk?
    For many people, the title states the choices they see when they approach a divorce (or a divorce approaches them!).You might as well recognize that talking is the better option.  Here's why. No matter how angry someone is at the…
  • Apr 1

    Starting with Forgivene

    Starting with Forgivene
    We all have many conflicts in our lives.  Some marriages are destroyed by serious conflicts that aren't resolved. Friendships end and family relationships are damaged because of resentments and hurt feelings.  Relationships in…
  • Mar 15

    What are Your Divorce Options?

    What are Your Divorce Options?
    If you are looking to get a divorce, there are many decisions to be made.  Among them are the type of process you will use.  Yes, there's more than one way to get a divorce. 1st Decision:  Lawyer or No Lawyer? Hopefully, you…
Rank this Week: 1051

New Jersey Family Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Helfand & Associates.

http://www.newjerseyfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Settlement Agreements, Education Expenses in New Jersey Divorce Cases – Ferrara v. Ferrara

    Settlement Agreements, Education Expenses in New Jersey Divorce Cases – Ferrara v. Ferrara
    Outside of Court with a Settlement Agreement, divorcing spouses can efficiently and effectively resolve some or all of the issues related to their divorce. The contracts allow the spouses to decide between themselves how assets will be…
  • Apr 5

    Do I Still Have to Pay Alimony if My Ex Moves in with Someone Else? Chernin v. Chernin

    Do I Still Have to Pay Alimony if My Ex Moves in with Someone Else? Chernin v. Chernin
    New Jersey Superior Court Family part has the power to order one divorcing spouse to pay the other alimony, or what’s also commonly called spousal support. These payments are intended to help the receiving spouse maintain something…
  • Apr 5

    Imputing Income in New Jersey Divorce Cases – Venus v. Venu

    Imputing Income in New Jersey Divorce Cases – Venus v. Venu
    When a New Jersey court considers whether to award spousal support – or alimony – in a divorce case, one of the factors that judges often look at is how much money each spouse is making. In some cases, they’ll also consider…
Rank this Week: 1369

Freed Marcroft Blog

Freed Marcroft Blog

Covers Connecticut estate planning, family, real estate, litigation, business and non-profit planning, and LGBT immigration law.

http://freedmarcroft.com/category/blog/
  • Apr 14

    Natasha Roggi of Hartford Sweat on Yoga For Stress Relief

    Natasha Roggi of Hartford Sweat on Yoga For Stress Relief
    We talked to former clients about their top tips on how to take care of yourself during a divorce.  Their excellent advice, which you can read here, inspired us to do a series of blog posts expanding on their suggestions.  …
  • Apr 11

    Our Clients’ Top Five Tips For Taking Care of Yourself During Divorce

    Our Clients’ Top Five Tips For Taking Care of Yourself During Divorce
    At Freed Marcroft, we understand that divorce and child custody aren’t legal issues alone.  For many people, these types of transitions are the most difficult experiences of their lives.  Though it is easier said than…
  • Mar 29

    Telling the Children About Divorce, and How Collaboration and Mediation May Help

    Telling the Children About Divorce, and How Collaboration and Mediation May Help
    One of the hardest conversations we have with divorcing parents surrounds their fears about telling the children that a marriage is over. As their lawyers, the very best advice that we have for them is 1) to seek out a mental health…
Rank this Week: 1612

The Law Office of Christine M…

The Law Office of Christine M Bechtold, LLC

Covers Georgia family law.

http://bechtold-law.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 13

    Thomas Jefferson Birthday

    Thomas Jefferson Birthday
    Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743."Thomas Jefferson, a spokesman for democracy, was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776), and the third President of the United States…
  • Mar 24

    Easter (Good Friday) Court Closings 2016

    Easter (Good Friday) Court Closings 2016
    "The Newton County Judicial Center and the Walton County Government Building will be closed on Friday, March 25, 2016, in observance of Good Friday." http://www.alcovycircuit.com/news/203-holiday-schedule.html.The Gwinnett County Courts are,…
  • Jan 19

    Divorce & Taxes: Filing Statu

    Divorce & Taxes: Filing Statu
    What is my tax filing status while my divorce is pending?"Married persons. You are married for the whole year if you are separated but you have not obtained a final decree of divorce or separate maintenance by the last day of your tax…
Rank this Week: 2663

Utah Divorce Hotline Blog

Utah Divorce Hotline Blog

By Chris Salcido.

http://www.utahdivorcehotline.com/utah-divorce-and-family-lawblog/
  • Apr 13

    Dividing a Defined Contribution 401(k) Retirement Plan

    Dividing a Defined Contribution 401(k) Retirement Plan
    Woodward is Not Automatic for Defined Contribution Plans Generally, there are two types of pension plans: a defined benefit pension plan and a defined contribution retirement plan. A defined contribution plan is comprised of funds…
  • Aug 26

    The Good Divorce – Making Divorce As Painless as Possible

    The Good Divorce – Making Divorce As Painless as Possible
    Trend Toward a “Good Divorce” Recently some high profile celebrity divorces have raised some attention to what has been called the “good divorce,” that is, a divorce where the former spouses stay friends, continue to…
  • Aug 26

    The Good Divorce – Making Divorce As Painless as Possible

    The Good Divorce – Making Divorce As Painless as Possible
    Trend Toward a “Good Divorce” Recently some high profile celebrity divorces have raised some attention to what has been called the “good divorce,” that is, a divorce where the former spouses stay friends, continue to…
Rank this Week: 1807

Iowa Family Law Blog

Iowa Family Law Blog

By Dickinson Mackaman Tyler & Hagen, PC.

http://www.dickinsonlaw.com/blog-search-page/?cat=22
  • Apr 13

    A lesson in the rules of civil procedure when a spouse does not want a divorce

    A lesson in the rules of civil procedure when a spouse does not want a divorce
    What happens when one spouse wants the divorce while the other spouse does not? Can the hesitant spouse keep the divorce from happening simply by ignoring pleadings and letters from the first spouse’s attorney?
  • Mar 28

    Disestablishing paternity under Iowa’s child support law

    Disestablishing paternity under Iowa’s child support law
    Iowa has a law that says a man who is married to a woman is automatically presumed to be the putative father of a child born during that marriage.
  • Feb 3

    An examination of alimony guidelines by the Iowa Supreme Court

    An examination of alimony guidelines by the Iowa Supreme Court
    The Iowa Supreme Court noted that “even if spousal support guidelines may provide a useful reality check in some cases, because they are not Iowa law, they can serve neither as the starting point for a trial court nor as the decisive…
Rank this Week: 3318

The Helpful Lawyer

The Helpful Lawyer

A Texas sole practioner's blog on issues that face my clients.

http://www.jackrobinson.com/blog/
  • Apr 13

    A Power of Attorney can be misused to financially exploit an elderly person

    A Power of Attorney can be misused to financially exploit an elderly person
    A Power of Attorney can be misused to financially exploit an elderly person A Power of Attorney can be misused to financially exploit an elderly person In this last part of a 4 part blog, we focus on the serious harm caused when people misuse…
  • Apr 11

    Wrongful use of a Power of Attorney is financial abuse the elderly

    Wrongful use of a Power of Attorney is financial abuse the elderly
    Wrongful use of a Power of Attorney is financial abuse the elderly Wrongful use of a Power of Attorney is financial abuse the elderly In this 3rd part of a 4 part blog, we focus on the serious harm caused when people misuse the powers granted…
  • Apr 6

    Stop financial abuse of the elderly through Power of Attorney misuse

    Stop financial abuse of the elderly through Power of Attorney misuse
    Stop financial abuse of the elderly through Power of Attorney misuse Stop financial abuse of the elderly through Power of Attorney misuse In this 2nd part of a 4 part blog, we focus on the serious harm caused when people misuse the powers…
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