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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/
  • Apr 20

    How to Effectively Replace Email and Text Messaging With A Co-Parent

    How to Effectively Replace Email and Text Messaging With A Co-Parent
    How to Effectively Replace Email and Text Messaging With A Co-Parent During and after a divorce, communication can become complicated for those involved. While it might not be hard to get a hold of each other, it can be difficult to have…
  • Apr 18

    The Impact Of Domestic Violence On Children

    The Impact Of Domestic Violence On Children
    The Impact Of Domestic Violence On Children America is in the throes of a silent epidemic. It is reported that 3 to 4 million children between the ages of 3 and 17 are at risk of being exposed to domestic violence. If you or your…
  • Apr 13

    4 Points You Should Know About Divorce and Taxe

    4 Points You Should Know About Divorce and Taxe
    4 Points You Should Know About Divorce and Taxes Filing taxes is a reality that adults across the United States face each year. For many, it can feel like a painful task. However, filing taxes can be much more complicated and stressful when…
Rank this Week: 4791

Pittsburgh Divorce Law Blog

Pittsburgh Divorce Law Blog

Covers matrimonial, custody, child support and other family law issues By Elliott & Davis, PC.

http://divorceattorneysinpittsburgh.wordpress.com
  • Apr 20

    Tightening PFA Laws in PA

    Tightening PFA Laws in PA
    The Pennsylvania legislature is considering various bills to tighten the process to obtain a Protection from Abuse Act Order in the Commonwealth of PA. As ABC News reports,  Republican law makers have proposed a bill (SB 500) that would…
  • Jun 29

    PFAs: How Many Go to Court?

    PFAs: How Many Go to Court?
    Free Consultation  412.780.0008 Many lawyers, including ourselves, post information online about how to defend a PFA and the importance of hiring counsel. We offer a free consultation in this regard.  But in the interim, many people…
  • Nov 27

    Defending A Restraining Order – 7 Simple Rule

    Defending A Restraining Order – 7 Simple Rule
    A restraining order – or temporary PFA (short for Protection From Abuse Act Order) — should get your attention, because of the wide-ranging consequence of a “PFA.” Our Pittsburgh lawyer firm frequently defend PFA…
Rank this Week: 4924

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: 1510

Bergen County Divorce Attorney…

Bergen County Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Leopold Law.

https://www.bergencountydivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    Emancipation and Child Support in New Jersey

    Emancipation and Child Support in New Jersey
    N.J.S.A. 2A:17-56.67 automatically terminates support when a child reaches age 19 and became effective on February 1, 2017. However, couples may still negotiate settlement agreements that will be incorporated by their divorce judgment,…
  • Apr 17

    Modification of Grandparent Visitation in New Jersey

    Modification of Grandparent Visitation in New Jersey
    In the unpublished opinion of Slawinski v. Nicholas, a New Jersey appellate court considered a motion to change a consent order that granted a grandparent visitation. The lower court held that the mother could terminate the consent order…
  • Apr 17

    Reunification Therapy as Prerequisite to Parenting Time in New Jersey

    Reunification Therapy as Prerequisite to Parenting Time in New Jersey
    In a recent New Jersey appeal, a father asked the court to review a trial court order that denied his motion to reduce his child support payments, denied him vacation parenting time, and ordered him and his son to participate in reunification…
Rank this Week: 1813

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Apr 19

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

    Mr. No-Pay…You Can Run, But You Can’t Hide.
    Family law lawyers now have access to information that can transform a case from an up-hill battle to a slam-dunk, and it’s all thanks to the internet. Case in point: I have a client whose ex-husband, a venture capitalist, stopped…
  • Apr 15

    A Christian Response to Racism

    A Christian Response to Racism
    One common thread throughout mankind is the endemic ugliness of racism. Human history is rife with examples: early Romans subjugated the Jews; slavery was rampant; India’s caste system ostracizes the untouchables; Japanese immigrants to…
  • Apr 10

    MILLENIALS AND PRE-NUPS

    MILLENIALS AND PRE-NUPS
    CBC NEWS REPORT Millennials are more open to pre-nups than older generations, says B.C. family lawyer Georgialee Lang Millennials are marrying with more assets they would like to see protected, lawyer says. Prenuptial agreements are becoming…
Rank this Week: 4743

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

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

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

    8 Personal Finance Tips to Follow During Divorce

    8 Personal Finance Tips to Follow During Divorce
    During divorce, you’re going from a two-income to a one-income household. You need to get a handle on your finances — not only for yourself, but also for your children. Click here for valuable…
  • Apr 18

    Clarification on when a Court Commissioner can hear a case

    Clarification on when a Court Commissioner can hear a case
    Wife filed a petition for dissolution of marriage. At the hearing on the petition a Commissioner (rather than a Judge) made a series of temporary orders over husband’s objection. Husband was self-represented. Minute orders identified…
  • Apr 14

    Children and Divorce

    Children and Divorce
    Co-Parenting after Divorce: Learn to Let Go of Things If you and your co-parent disagree about everything, you’ll find yourself exhausted and ineffective. Consider these tips when deciding whether to hold firm or let something go.…
Rank this Week: 578

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber,…

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber, PLLC

Covers bankruptcy, family law, foreclosure, and real estate law in New York.

http://vaughnweberlaw.com
  • Apr 19

    Retaliatory Eviction

    Retaliatory Eviction
    RETALIATORY EVICTION In New York, tenants are protected from retaliatory eviction proceedings by RPAPL 223-b.  This statute states in summary that a landlord cannot commence a summary proceeding to evict a tenant in retaliation or…
  • Apr 13

    Punitive Damages for DWI that causes Injury

    Punitive Damages for DWI that causes Injury
    Personal Injury Actions Involving DWI’s May Lead to Punitive Damages Individuals who are injured by a person driving while intoxicated may be entitled to punitive damages in addition to the compensatory damages that awarded.  The…
  • Apr 10

    Industrial Code Violation

    Industrial Code Violation
    INDUSTRIAL CODE VIOLATIONS New York Courts are littered with Labor Law 241(6) claims that hinge on whether the correct industrial codes have been plead and supported with admissible evidence.  For a person injured in a construction…
Rank this Week: 4831

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: 4482

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 19

    Dealing with Discovery Violations in Your Maryland Divorce Litigation

    Dealing with Discovery Violations in Your Maryland Divorce Litigation
    When you go to court in your divorce case, you may think that the key in your case is your factual proof, whether it is proof related to the value or nature of your spouse’s and your assets, the amount of income your spouse and you…
  • Mar 29

    The Challenge of Overturning Child Custody Decisions on Appeal in Maryland

    The Challenge of Overturning Child Custody Decisions on Appeal in Maryland
    In a recent case involving two parents who disagreed regarding where their daughter should attend kindergarten, the outcome of the case is an important reminder of the importance of achieving success at the trial level, due to the deference…
  • Mar 22

    How Your Move Can Impact Your Child Custody and Visitation Arrangement in Maryland

    How Your Move Can Impact Your Child Custody and Visitation Arrangement in Maryland
    There are many things that can impact your relationship with your child. Certainly, one major factor is geography. For many parents, the event that leads to litigation is one parent’s choice to relocate far away. In a recent case…
Rank this Week: 2581

Family Law Matters

Family Law Matters

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

http://www.justdivorce.co.uk/blog/
  • Apr 19

    YET ANOTHER DEMOCRATIC VOTE. AAARRRGGGHHH!

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

    WHEN IS A MARRIAGE NOT A MARRIAGE?

    WHEN IS A MARRIAGE NOT A MARRIAGE?
    on 24 march the court of appeal dismissed an appeal by mrs owens against a high court decision refusing to grant a decree nisi of divorce in relation to her petition based on unreasonable behaviour. the distinguished bench included sir…
  • Feb 27

    ONLINE DIVORCE – IT’S REAL!

    ONLINE DIVORCE – IT’S REAL!
    i reported in last month’s blog the determination of sir james munby, the senior family division judge, to introduce online divorce within the court service as part of a radical modernisation programme for the family court. hot on the…
Rank this Week: 2466

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 19

    Jurors Award $6.1 Million in Fatal Indiana Crash

    Jurors Award $6.1 Million in Fatal Indiana Crash
    Jurors in central Indiana have awarded more than $6 million in connection with injuries suffered in a fatal crash eight years ago.  The Marion-Chronicle Tribune reported jurors awarded the two men damages – approximately $3 million…
  • Apr 5

    Indiana Bicycle Accident Ruling Favors Defendant City

    Indiana Bicycle Accident Ruling Favors Defendant City
    An Indiana bicycle accident claim will go no further after the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled the trial court was wrong to deny summary judgment favoring the defendant city. According to court records in the case, the plaintiff, a mountain…
  • Mar 16

    Mandatory Bicycle Helmet Laws: Do They Help?

    Mandatory Bicycle Helmet Laws: Do They Help?
    Many states have bicycle helmet laws, although many of those pertain solely to children under the age of 18. Indiana is not one of those states.  However, in the wake of an increasing number of bicycle accidents across the country,…
Rank this Week: 4736

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

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

    15 Signs Your Spouse Has Checked Out of the Marriage

    15 Signs Your Spouse Has Checked Out of the Marriage
    All marriages go through ups and downs and highs and lows. After all, living with another person, meshing your lives together, is not always easy, no matter how much you love one another. Particularly when you have children, you can get so…
  • Feb 1

    New Florida Bill on Custody

    New Florida Bill on Custody
    A bill has been filed Jan. 30 that could bring about a major change in how the state and courts handle the mission of enhancing parenting time-sharing opportunities. Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, filed Senate Bill 590, which his office…
  • Jan 18

    15 Mistakes Many Women Make in a Divorce

    15 Mistakes Many Women Make in a Divorce
    Some have likened divorce to the psychological equivalent of a triple bypass—painful, complicated, and with a difficult recovery period. Because many of those who go through a divorce are in an intensely emotional state, mistakes can be…
Rank this Week: 1555

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 19

    Do Certain Religions Lead To Higher Divorce Rates?

    Do Certain Religions Lead To Higher Divorce Rates?
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What does a “No-Fault’ divorce mean in NC?” Religious conservatism is almost always associated with an emphasis on family values, especially the…
  • Apr 12

    Judge In UK Decides One Man’s Genius Isn’t Enough To Alter Even Split Of Marital Asset

    Judge In UK Decides One Man’s Genius Isn’t Enough To Alter Even Split Of Marital Asset
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How should I prepare if I intend to file for divorce in the near future?” One of the most contentious issues in a divorce involves dividing a couple’s…
  • Apr 12

    Can Change In Circumstances Nullify A Prenup?

    Can Change In Circumstances Nullify A Prenup?
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How will the judge divide our property?” If you’ve ever played Farmville, then you played a part in making Mark Pincus a very rich man (a billionaire,…
Rank this Week: 4944

McDevitt Law Office

McDevitt Law Office

Covers estate planning and family law in Virginia.

http://www.mcdevittlaw.net/blog-index/
  • Apr 18

    Probate in a state other then your domicile

    Probate in a state other then your domicile
    If you own property located in a state other than your domicile, you should not have to create another will in that state. The reason is that most states recognize a will that was legally executed in another jurisdiction. However, it may be…
  • Mar 29

    Special-needs trusts and other estate planning options for disabled adult

    Special-needs trusts and other estate planning options for disabled adult
    The life expectancy of disabled adults has been steadily increasing to the point where it has served to complicate the issue of retirement planning for their aging parents. A special-needs child brings another aspect to retirement planning.…
  • Mar 22

    Potential review of Virginia child support guideline

    Potential review of Virginia child support guideline
    Deciding the amount of child support to be paid by the noncustodial parent can be a complex process. This is particularly true when matters are made worse due to a stressful divorce and disputes over custody. It can be disheartening for the…
Rank this Week: 1720

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 17

    Instrumental Deliverie

    Instrumental Deliverie
    INSTRUMENTAL DELIVERIES An Important Discussion About Vacuum Deliveries All Effected Families Should Read        “It has been repeatedly shown that under modern conditions, caesarian section, although not devoid of…
  • Apr 6

    Groundbreaking Decision Expands Protections to Sexual Orientation

    Groundbreaking Decision Expands Protections to Sexual Orientation
    Since June 26, 2015, when jubilant masses swarmed First Street in front of the Supreme Court and the White House illuminated the night with rainbow lights, lawyers, scholars, and many citizens have waited with bated breath to see how the…
  • Mar 16

    Telling Children About Divorce: Before, During and After the Discussion

    Telling Children About Divorce: Before, During and After the Discussion
    Suggestion:  How to Break the News of Your Divorce to Your Kids: Before, During and After the Discussion When parents decide to end their marriage, one of their biggest concerns is how their children will cope with the news. Although…
Rank this Week: 1621

Hook Law Center Blog

Hook Law Center Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Virginia.

https://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Apr 17

    Selling Real Property to Satisfy the Debts of a Decedent

    Selling Real Property to Satisfy the Debts of a Decedent
    In Virginia, real property vests with the heirs of an estate unless the heirs are divested of legal title. As a result, it is settled law that unless a personal representative of the estate is granted an express power to sell the real estate…
  • Apr 10

    Early Signs of Dementia and What to Do About Them

    Early Signs of Dementia and What to Do About Them
    The Alzheimer’s Association’s website, www.alz.org, has a page devoted to 10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s. I commend the site to your review, especially if you are trying to figure out whether you have dementia or…
  • Apr 3

    Healthy Aging in Hampton Roads: The Future Looks Bright!

    Healthy Aging in Hampton Roads: The Future Looks Bright!
    Due to advances in healthcare and improved assistive devices, many Americans are healthier in old age and are living longer. The population of Americans over 65 has increased by approximately 30% in the last decade and is projected to…
Rank this Week: 1698

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2493

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Illinois Law on Name Change

    Illinois Law on Name Change
    When a married couple divorces, often the wife will opt to return to the use of a former or maiden name.  The reasons and rationale are as diverse as the individuals who make this choice.  Illinois law provides this opportunity but…
  • Apr 3

    How Much Does the Date Matter when Signing a Prenuptial Agreement?

    How Much Does the Date Matter when Signing a Prenuptial Agreement?
    Imagine the classic scenario: you are presented with a prenuptial agreement on the eve of your wedding, and asked to sign before you make your vows tomorrow.  You’ve been together for years and had no idea this was coming. …
  • Mar 20

    Programs to Protect Children in Domestic Relations Litigation

    Programs to Protect Children in Domestic Relations Litigation
    Divorce litigation affects children, especially if they are living in a contentious atmosphere.  In an effort to minimize the impact of the legal process on children, counties in Illinois have implemented programs and procedures to keep…
Rank this Week: 1610

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 16

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 5 (Real Estate)

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

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 4 (Spousal Maintenance)

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 4 (Spousal Maintenance)
    Most uncontested divorces are not long on duration.  Less time married means less time to accumulate assets, debts and stuff (not to mention children).  Therefore, there are less potential issues to cause disputes if the marriage…
  • Nov 10

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 3 (Child Support)

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 3 (Child Support)
    A divorce case involving minor children is less likely to be uncontested that a case involving no minor children.  As mentioned in an earlier post, as it pertains to the issue of child support, a case cannot be uncontested unless…
Rank this Week: 1273

Family Law Matters Blog

Family Law Matters Blog

Covers New York family law. By Deborah Hope Wayne.

http://www.familylawmatters-blog.com/
  • Apr 16

    The Financial Aspect of Divorce

    The Financial Aspect of Divorce
    The divorce process involves the uncoupling of many aspects of life. Perhaps the most talked about is the financial aspect.   Creating and understanding your own financial snapshot can be an important step in making the divorce…
  • Feb 1

    Creating an Effective Parenting Plan: Considerations and Questions for Parent

    Creating an Effective Parenting Plan: Considerations and Questions for Parent
    The divorce process is an emotional time. Tensions surrounding a parenting plan may mount even when both parents prioritize the needs of the children.  Responsiveness, stability, and practicality are significant factors in developing a…
  • Jan 17

    Digital Assets and Prenuptial Agreement

    Digital Assets and Prenuptial Agreement
    In today’s constantly connected world, the way we interact with one another has changed. Relationship milestones are now often celebrated through technology and are sometimes reached through technology itself. Becoming Facebook official…
Rank this Week: 2530

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents, DUI, criminal defense, bank side bankruptcy cases, creditors' rights, divorce and family custody, and estate planning. By Fessler Schneider & Grimme.

http://www.fsgattorneys.com/blog
  • Apr 15

    Easter Greetings from Fessler, Schneider, and Grimme

    Easter Greetings from Fessler, Schneider, and Grimme
    Easter is not only the most important Christian celebration, it is also a reflection of hope, peace, and renewal.   We wish you all the blessings of the holiday and hope that you have a wonderful time this weekend with family and…
  • Apr 7

    Difficult Cases Attorneys in Ft. Thoma

    Difficult Cases Attorneys in Ft. Thoma
         You are above middle age, you are overweight, you have diminished eyesight or hearing or any combination of these factors.  All of these issues make personal injury cases more difficult, and many lawyers will not…
  • Mar 30

    Problem Solving Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY

    Problem Solving Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY
    Every one has situations that seem totally overwhelming; the situations probably can be solved by the experienced attorneys at Fessler, Schneider, and Grimme. You and your ex-spouse have been named as heirs of a house.  Both of you want…
Rank this Week: 2116

Maryland Family Law

Maryland Family Law

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

http://mdfamilylaw.typepad.com/sunderman/
  • Apr 14

    Divorce in the DMV

    Divorce in the DMV
    The Washington DC metro area is a curious creature. Generally, it includes Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, but it's not unheard of for people to commute here from their homes in West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Delaware. While…
  • Apr 7

    How do you win in a divorce?

    How do you win in a divorce?
    Yes, this is a trick question. Often, clients will ask me about my win percentage, and I have to say, I don't even know how I would begin to answer that! A typical divorce or separation client will have several...
  • Mar 31

    Tax filing day is almost here....do you need to change your filing status?

    Tax filing day is almost here....do you need to change your filing status?
    Have you have filed your 2015 taxes yet? If you are separated or divorced, there are a number of rules regarding your taxes. For IRS purposes, married means married. If you are married, you CANNOT file as single. Your only...
Rank this Week: 1116

Creative Resolutions Blog

Creative Resolutions Blog

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

http://www.newyorkdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 13

    “Throuple”: A Case of Polyamorous Custody

    “Throuple”: A Case of Polyamorous Custody
    An interesting decision out of Suffolk County recently established custodial rights of a non-biological parent who was part of a polyamorous relationship. In Dawn M. v. Michael M., the court essentially affirmed the validity of a…
  • Apr 4

    Another Reason to Keep Your Custody Dispute Out of Court: It’s a Black Hole

    Another Reason to Keep Your Custody Dispute Out of Court: It’s a Black Hole
    Kafkaesque: of, relating to, or suggestive of Franz Kafka or his writings; especially: having a nightmarishly complex, bizarre, or illogical quality, as in Kafkaesque bureaucratic delays. (Miriam-Webster online dictionary) As ProPublica…
  • Jan 19

    From Sex in the City to Divorce in the Suburbs: Sarah Jessica Parker Shows Us What NOT to Strive For

    From Sex in the City to Divorce in the Suburbs: Sarah Jessica Parker Shows Us What NOT to Strive For
    Sarah Jessica Parker has another critically acclaimed half-hour show on HBO, but this time she is exploring the end of relationships rather than the beginning. Divorce finished its first season on December 11, but is currently available to…
Rank this Week: 4821

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/
  • Apr 13

    Child Support Contempt

    Child Support Contempt
    Child Support Contempt is a common issue with Jacksonville Family law and divorce cases. When it comes to child support, often child support contempt motions are part of the norm.  As a Jacksonville child support attorney and family…
  • Feb 23

    Child Support, Gross Income Matter

    Child Support, Gross Income Matter
    Money and finances in divorce and related cases are rarely, if ever, at the very top of a judge’s list of important issues, but child support calculations are important.   For the most part, calculating child support is a…
  • Dec 9

    Collaborative Law to Change Divorces?

    Collaborative Law to Change Divorces?
    Studies show that a divorce is often one of the most stressful times in a person’s life. Its stressful due to the former spouses fighting over issues such as child custody, child support, alimony, and deciding which person gets marital…
Rank this Week: 2784

Australian Divorce Blog

Australian Divorce Blog

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

http://australiandivorce.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 12

    Third party property settlement issue

    Third party property settlement issue
    Recently I presented at the seventh annual Family Law Forum run by Legalwise in Brisbane about third party property settlement issues. My paper is below. The shorthand version  of what I have set out in the paper is to be circumspect…
  • Mar 26

    Australian Divorce Blog named in the top 50 Australian blog

    Australian Divorce Blog named in the top 50 Australian blog
    I am delighted that the Australian Divorce Blog has been named in the top 50 blogs in Australia by Feedspot.In the words of Feedspot founder Anuj Agarwhal:I personally give you a high-five and want to thank you for your contribution to this…
  • Mar 21

    The danger of relying on your valuation expert in the Family Court

    The danger of relying on your valuation expert in the Family Court
    Going to court to argue the value of the family company can be a risky affair, as a recent Family Court case illustrates. In the case, called Riley and Riley, all property settlement issues between the husband and wife were settled save one:…
Rank this Week: 1345

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.texasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 12

    3 Social Media Mistakes to Avoid During a Divorce

    3 Social Media Mistakes to Avoid During a Divorce
    Divorces are rarely not messy. What was once a happy a marriage can spiral into a hurricane of emotions, accusations, revelations, and alimony checks. This can create ripples across each spouse’s circle of family and friends. And in…
  • Apr 5

    Texas Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Family and Marriage Therapist

    Texas Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Family and Marriage Therapist
    Reversing the previous decision of a lower court, the Texas Supreme Court ruled that under the Texas Occupations Code, licensed family and marriage therapists can diagnose the mental, behavioral, and emotional problems of their clients,…
  • Apr 3

    What to Do with Your House During a Divorce

    What to Do with Your House During a Divorce
    Aside from the heavy toll on your emotions, a divorce also raises a number of issues concerning your finances. For many married couples, the family home is often their most expensive asset, so it’s no surprise why dividing a…
Rank this Week: 1916

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.sandiegodivorceattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 12

    You Don’t Have to Wait for A Court Order to Freeze a Bank Account

    You Don’t Have to Wait for A Court Order to Freeze a Bank Account
    Every once in a while, there is a divorce case where there is a real risk that one of the parties is going to bilk a community property financial account and run. This is more likely to happen in cases where one party has connections to…
  • Apr 4

    Court Fees in Divorce

    Court Fees in Divorce
    It is no secret that getting a divorce can be pricey. While there is almost no way to estimate exactly how much any particular divorce will cost to finalize, there are some fees that will be present in any divorce case. In this blog we will…
  • Mar 31

    Discovery…But Not the ‘Eureka’ Type

    Discovery…But Not the ‘Eureka’ Type
    Discovery is not the first topic that comes to mind when parties meet with a family law attorney for the first time.  In fact, there is a good chance most litigants have no idea what discovery actually is.  Sure, anyone who watches…
Rank this Week: 3255

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3525

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative…

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative Law Firm

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

http://FamilyDiplomacy.com/blog
  • Apr 10

    Collaborative Law Featured in Pensacola News Journal

    Collaborative Law Featured in Pensacola News Journal
    Thanks to the efforts of dedicated family law attorneys, mental health professionals, and financial professionals, collaborative law is spreading throughout Florida, including in Pensacola. Collaborative law, also referred to as collaborative…
  • Apr 5

    You Already Have A Prenup

    You Already Have A Prenup
    Congratulations, you are getting married!  You found the person with whom you want to spend the rest of your life, and now you have a big, bright future ahead!  But now the P-word has come up: Prenup. You and your fiance may be…
  • Mar 27

    Bitcoin and Divorce

    Bitcoin and Divorce
    Bitcoin is a relatively new type of currency that is not controlled by any government but rather is decentralized.  It is oftentimes referred to as a “cryptocurrency” as it is not physical.  Bitcoins are maintained…
Rank this Week: 1922

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
  • Apr 7

    Court Overrules Gag Order Barring Discussion of Child Custody Case

    Court Overrules Gag Order Barring Discussion of Child Custody Case
    Family courts, when dealing with disputes involving children, must consider a child’s best interests and rule in a way that protects the child. This can, at times, include orders restraining the parents and possibly other adults from…
  • Mar 30

    New York Judge Grants Legal Custody of Child to Three People

    New York Judge Grants Legal Custody of Child to Three People
    The U.S. legal system has made numerous recent advances regarding the legal recognition of “non-traditional” family relationships. The U.S. Supreme Court’s 2015 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges struck down laws prohibiting…
  • Mar 24

    Court Decisions Differ on Whether Men Who Make Donations to Help Others Conceive Are “Fathers” in a Legal Sense

    Court Decisions Differ on Whether Men Who Make Donations to Help Others Conceive Are “Fathers” in a Legal Sense
    The New York family law system was built on an assumption that children resulted from a union of one female and one male parent, but social and technological changes have rendered this view far too narrow. Assisted reproductive technology…
Rank this Week: 1381

Moses & Moses Law Blog

Moses & Moses Law Blog

A corporate, family and tax law blog. By Moses & Moses, P.C.

http://www.mosespc.com/blog/
  • Apr 5

    Do You Own Property with Others In Alabama?

    Do You Own Property with Others In Alabama?
    A relatively new Alabama law prevents the involuntary loss of real property inherited with other family members.  In order for the law to apply at least 20% of the owners must be relatives or must have acquired the land through a…
  • Feb 10

    Keeping Your Advance Directive for Health Care Handy

    Keeping Your Advance Directive for Health Care Handy
    An essential part of your estate plan is an Advance Directive for Health Care (Advance Directive) yet clients rarely have them available when needed – like going to the emergency room (ER). As elder law and estate planning attorneys, we…
  • Jan 20

    The Special Needs Trust Fairness Act

    The Special Needs Trust Fairness Act
    Congress finally passed the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act and the President signed it into law on December 13, 2016. The most important part of the bill is that it allows individuals with disabilities, who have capacity, to create their…
Rank this Week: 1435

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Apr 5

    In Utah, Signal for Two Seconds Before Changing Lane

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

    New Laws Passed by the Utah Legislature

    New Laws Passed by the Utah Legislature
    The following bills, related to law enforcement and criminal justice, were passed in Utah’s 2017 General Session: H.B. 381 Law Enforcement Body Camera Footage Amendments; H.B. 184 Contraband Device Destruction; and S.B. 31 Protection of…
  • Feb 23

    Assault Against School Employee Charges Require Knowledge

    Assault Against School Employee Charges Require Knowledge
    Defending Assault Against School Employee Charges This was a case of a junior high school student’s (W.E.M.) appeal for assault against school employee, a class A misdemeanor if committed by an adult. W.E.M. and his friends came up with…
Rank this Week: 1673

DuPage County Divorce Attorneys…

DuPage County Divorce Attorneys Blog

By Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC.

http://www.mkfmlaw.com/dupageattorney
  • Apr 5

    Modification of a Child Support Order in Illinoi

    Modification of a Child Support Order in Illinoi
    If you make child support payments or receive them for your child, you undoubtedly recognize the importance of your obligation. Regardless of what happened between you and the other parent, your child is entitled to support from both parents.…
  • Mar 17

    Spousal Support Considerations in a Divorce

    Spousal Support Considerations in a Divorce
    In your divorce case, you and your spouse will need to make difficult decisions on a large number of considerations. If the two of you are able to cooperate and negotiate amicably, you may be able to reach a reasonable agreement; however, if…
  • Mar 8

    Blocking a Stepparent Adoption

    Blocking a Stepparent Adoption
    If you are a divorced parent, it can be challenging at times to maintain a healthy close relationship with your child when you have limited parenting time and relatively few parental responsibilities. Your bond with your child can be even…
Rank this Week: 1844

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

http://heyannette.com/blog/
  • Apr 5

    Safe Haven Therapy: An Overview, Part III

    Safe Haven Therapy: An Overview, Part III
    This is the third of four posts about safe haven therapy for children. If the parents intend that their child have safe haven therapy, how is that accomplished?   A written agreement spelling out everyone’s understanding of the…
  • Apr 3

    IRS and Social Security Resources to review for your divorce

    IRS and Social Security Resources to review for your divorce
    The government can be your friend.   Before you seek advice from professionals about your social security benefits and particular tax situations and how they apply to your divorce, do your own research and know what questions to ask. The…
  • Mar 27

    Safe Haven Therapy: An Overview, Part II

    Safe Haven Therapy: An Overview, Part II
    This is the second post about safe haven counseling, which applies to children’s counseling records in custody cases.   The first post is here. A couple of  Arizona statutes are relevant to the safe haven issue.  ARS…
Rank this Week: 3328

RandyWallace

RandyWallace

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

http://randywallace.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 4

    Defense Expert’s Attack on the Collateral Source Rule Falling Short

    Defense Expert’s Attack on the Collateral Source Rule Falling Short
    The collateral source rule can be summarized by stating “[c]ompensation or indemnity for the loss received by plaintiff from a collateral source, wholly independent of the wrongdoer, as from insurance, cannot be set up by the…
  • Nov 16

    Minors’ settlements in Mississippi

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

    The Nasty Side of Judicial Election

    The Nasty Side of Judicial Election
    Years ago judicial elections in Mississippi consisted of the candidates making stump speeches about their qualifications.  Members of the community would support or oppose judges based on their interactions and experiences with the…
Rank this Week: 2432

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas family law issues. By Guest & Gray.

http://www.dallasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 4

    What is the Maximum Amount of Child Support I Can Be Ordered to Pay in Texas?

    What is the Maximum Amount of Child Support I Can Be Ordered to Pay in Texas?
    What is the Maximum Amount of Child Support I Can Be Ordered to Pay in Texas?               It would be really easy to answer the question of what the maximum amount of child support…
  • Mar 9

    What’s the deal with fault divorce in Texas?

    What’s the deal with fault divorce in Texas?
    Why is everyone talking about fault and no-fault divorce lately? Fault divorces have been in the news lately in Texas because Representative Matt Krause from Fort Worth authored a bill that would get rid of so-called “no-fault”…
  • Jan 31

    I’m a grandparent, can I sue for visitation of my grandchild?

    I’m a grandparent, can I sue for visitation of my grandchild?
    Can I ask a Texas Court for visitation rights for my grandchild? Texas allows grandparents to gain court-ordered visitation of grandchildren in very limited circumstances. The reason that the statute allowing grandparent visitation is so…
Rank this Week: 2882

New Jersey Family Law Blog

New Jersey Family Law Blog

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

http://www.newjerseyfamilylawblog.com/
  • Apr 3

    Discussing Your Divorce on Social Media Often Backfire

    Discussing Your Divorce on Social Media Often Backfire
    Many people today use social media to engage with family and friends, especially those they don’t get to see on a regular basis. These platforms provide an easy means for publicly sharing accomplishments and milestones, or passing along…
  • Mar 20

    Biological Connections Do Not Guarantee Rights to Custody

    Biological Connections Do Not Guarantee Rights to Custody
    It may sound like a Hollywood movie script, but actor Jason Patric is in a real-life battle for custody of his child. Mr. Patric may have won the first round when California courts agreed that he was in fact the legal parent of the child who…
  • Mar 6

    Saving Your Credit Rating Through Divorce

    Saving Your Credit Rating Through Divorce
    Most people work hard to establish a good credit rating and even harder to maintain it once it is achieved. To have a good credit score jeopardized by the actions of another person would be devastating, but that’s what could happen if a…
Rank this Week: 482

Utah Divorce Hotline Blog

Utah Divorce Hotline Blog

By Chris Salcido.

http://www.utahdivorcehotline.com/utah-divorce-and-family-lawblog/
  • Mar 31

    When is a Family Trust Considered Marital Property in a Divorce?

    When is a Family Trust Considered Marital Property in a Divorce?
    A Family Trust May Be Considered Marital Property in Some Cases Smith v. Smith involves an appeal from a divorce decree, with a claim that the trial court misinterpreted the terms of a family trust and, consequently, improperly allocated…
  • Oct 11

    Terminating Parental Rights in Utah

    Terminating Parental Rights in Utah
    Parental Rights IN THE INTEREST OF B.C., A PERSON UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE. C.S., Appellant, v. R.C., Appellee., 2016 UT App 208 C.S. (Mother) appealed the order terminating her parental rights in B.C. But in order to overturn the juvenile…
  • Jul 26

    Biological Fathers Are Entitled to Property Notice of Adoption

    Biological Fathers Are Entitled to Property Notice of Adoption
    A Procedurally Defective Notice of Adoption does not Start the Time to Contest the Adoption Phillip J. James and Mother became pregnant with an expected due date of September 2014. Around March 2014, Mother looked into an adoptive…
Rank this Week: 1676

New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

By Bruce Provda.

http://www.nydivorcefirm.com/blog
  • Mar 31

    Who Gets the Pet During a Divorce?

    Who Gets the Pet During a Divorce?
    Getting divorced is more complex than ever. In the past divorcing couples fought over who would keep the children and how the money would be split. Today, pets have also become involved in divorce disputes. A significant number of couples now…
  • Dec 25

    Women Dating Over 40 Stuck In Their Comfort Zone

    Women Dating Over 40 Stuck In Their Comfort Zone
    Time To Get Out Of The Box! If you are a single women over 40 not meeting men or meeting the wrong men it’s not because all the good men are already taken. And it’s not because men your age prefer younger women or any of the other…
  • Nov 24

    Entitlement, Driver’s Licenses, Sexting and Divorce

    Entitlement, Driver’s Licenses, Sexting and Divorce
    It’s not just those with deep pockets or celebrity status that see their marriages vaporize. But it often happens to men who walk around with a sense of entitlement. In New York, two men are afflicted with this childish behavior. Chaim…
Rank this Week: 1566

Sacramento Bankruptcy and Divorce…

Sacramento Bankruptcy and Divorce Attorneys Blog

By the Law Offices of Matthew D. Roy.

http://www.sacramento-bankruptcy-attorneys-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4671

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

http://www.alabamacriminalandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 30

    Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles Update – April, 2017

    Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles Update – April, 2017
    Changes have been afoot at the Parole Board. Two long-time members of the Board have retired and one has been permanently replaced.
  • Jan 7

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws: Possession of Marijuana

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws: Possession of Marijuana
    it is important that anyone accused of the offense of possession of marijuana confer with a lawyer at the earliest possible time in order to explore all options that may be available.
  • Jan 7

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws: Possession of Marijuana

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws: Possession of Marijuana
    it is important that anyone accused of the offense of possession of marijuana confer with a lawyer at the earliest possible time in order to explore all options that may be available.
Rank this Week: 2433

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/
  • 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. …
  • Feb 12

    Tips to Consider when Separating

    Tips to Consider when Separating
    Separation: Nine Tips to Help You as You Move Through the Divorce Process There may be 50 ways to leave your lover but there’s a heck of a lot more to it than just being creative with the word good-bye. More often than not, the way you…
  • Feb 1

    Divorce and Tax Filing Statu

    Divorce and Tax Filing Statu
    Tax law distinguishes filing status because filing requirements, certain credits and above-the-line deductions, tax brackets, and the standard deduction depend on the filing status. Additionally, filing status determines the income threshold…
Rank this Week: 3831

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Mar 29

    Frequently Asked Questions After An Arrest

    Frequently Asked Questions After An Arrest
    You have rights and it’s important to know them. In this post we’ll tackle frequently asked questions after an arrest so you’ll know how to respond in case you ever get booked. Can I be arrested without an arrest warrant?…
  • Feb 24

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part VI)

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part VI)
    Building a Legal Practice Designed to Last: Concentrating Your Practice     The modern world of business has pushed professionals more and more into concentrated areas of service. In law school you study four to five areas of the…
  • Feb 24

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part V)

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part V)
    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last: Be the Concierge for Services Related to Your Practice       Providing value to your clients is often more about what happens outside of the courtroom as in it. Wherever your…
Rank this Week: 1632

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, paternity and legal separation issues. By Doppelt & Forney, a Professional Law Corporation.

http://www.sandiegodivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    California Surrogate Loses Legal Battle for Custody in Headline-Making Case

    California Surrogate Loses Legal Battle for Custody in Headline-Making Case
    What began as a seemingly routine surrogacy situation evolved into an international news story and a protracted court case, due to the emergence of some unique twists and turns in the case. Ultimately, the California courts rejected a…
  • Mar 21

    Omitted Community Property Debts and Reimbursement in California

    Omitted Community Property Debts and Reimbursement in California
    A recent case before the Second Appellate District tasked that court with addressing an unusual case of reimbursement following the post-divorce sale of a couple’s marital home. The appeals court reversed a trial court’s order of…
  • Mar 14

    Seniors, Retirement, and Spousal Support in California Divorce Case

    Seniors, Retirement, and Spousal Support in California Divorce Case
    In 2015, the New York Times reported that, while divorce rates were falling in many groups, they were rising among seniors. According to a Bowling Green State University study reported by usnews.com, the divorce rate among seniors doubled…
Rank this Week: 3448

Milwaukee Divorce Lawyer Blog

Milwaukee Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.milwaukeedivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Wisconsin Court Allows Child Support Modification Based on Income Change

    Wisconsin Court Allows Child Support Modification Based on Income Change
    When a couple divorces and reaches an agreement on issues such as child support and spousal maintenance, the terms of that agreement are considered final. They can only be changed through a petition to the court arguing that there has been a…
  • Mar 28

    Wisconsin Court Allows Child Support Modification Based on Income Change

    Wisconsin Court Allows Child Support Modification Based on Income Change
    When a couple divorces and reaches an agreement on issues such as child support and spousal maintenance, the terms of that agreement are considered final. They can only be changed through a petition to the court arguing that there has been a…
  • Mar 28

    Wisconsin Court Denies Evidentiary Hearing Regarding Changes to Child Placement

    Wisconsin Court Denies Evidentiary Hearing Regarding Changes to Child Placement
    When dealing with family law matters, it can be difficult to ascertain the true interests of the parties and all those affected, without conducting an evidentiary hearing. While briefs and motions can be carefully crafted in order to present…
Rank this Week: 1674