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Legal Commentary on Proposition 8…

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8 and the Right to Marry

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

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

    Farewell

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

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging

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

    Legal news this month

    Legal news this month
    Domestic partnership
Rank this Week: 779

Sam Hasler's Indiana Divorce &…

Sam Hasler's Indiana Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers child custody, child support and divorce.

http://haslerlaw2.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    For Those Using Free Forms From The Internet

    For Those Using Free Forms From The Internet
    Be careful of what you get. I have said this before but not quite as well as Wiggin & Nourie, P.A. does with its Is LegalZoom Legal?
  • Mar 20

    Prenuptial Agreements Are Good For Family Businesse

    Prenuptial Agreements Are Good For Family Businesse
    If you have a family business then read the following from The Williston Herald, Family roles play a part in farm operation, succession A family death brings questions about new roles: "To help deal with in-laws, Hanson is now a firm believer…
  • Mar 19

    Why Estate Planning?

    Why Estate Planning?
    Give Allinotte Law Office's Do you want to deal with this now or let your family deal with it later? a read. I think the article points out a few things not usually thought of when thinking of estate planning. Both the things needing…
Rank this Week: 854

McDevitt Law Office

McDevitt Law Office

Covers estate planning and family law in Virginia.

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

    The financial effects of divorce

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

    Military benefits at issue in divorce

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

    The impending uncertainty of estate planning

    The impending uncertainty of estate planning
    A sense of uncertainty has emerged under the new administration surrounding estate planning for the year 2017. President Trump has expressed his intent to implement significant changes to U.S. tax policy. However, the degree to which those…
Rank this Week: 1252

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/
  • Jun 25

    5 Not So Obvious Tips for Blended Family Succe

    5 Not So Obvious Tips for Blended Family Succe
    One of the biggest reasons second marriages end in divorce is conflict between step-parents and children from the previous marriage. If you want your blended family to succeed, foster a positive relationship between the kids and the…
  • Jun 19

    Two Americas? A Look at Marriage and Divorce Statistics for the Very Rich and Very Poor

    Two Americas? A Look at Marriage and Divorce Statistics for the Very Rich and Very Poor
    Are marriage and divorce different for the very rich and very poor? One oft-cited statistic is that 50% of marriages end in divorce, but that doesn’t account for income disparity, nor does it account for the fact that many divorces are…
  • Jun 12

    What is Recognition of Parentage (ROP)?

    What is Recognition of Parentage (ROP)?
    In Minnesota, you can file a document with the state to recognize a man as father of your child even if you aren’t married to that man. It’s a voluntary action, and both adult parties must sign the document. If you know who the…
Rank this Week: 1141

New Jersey Divorce and Family…

New Jersey Divorce and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and divorce law. By The Law Office of James P. Yudes, P.C.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 25

    The College Selection Process for Divorced Familie

    The College Selection Process for Divorced Familie
    This week the Northern Hemisphere celebrated the Summer Solstice which marks the longest day of the year and the official start of the summer season. The month of June also brings with it the end of the school here in New Jersey and the many…
  • Jun 16

    Appellate Division Reverses Trial Court’s Decision to Dismiss and Then Reinstate A Final Domestic Violence Restraining Order

    Appellate Division Reverses Trial Court’s Decision to Dismiss and Then Reinstate A Final Domestic Violence Restraining Order
    On June 5, 2017 the Appellate Division approved for publication its opinion in the matter of TMS-v-WCP, A-4900-15T2, which involves reinstatement of  a final domestic violence restraining OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA order. Continue reading
  • Jun 9

    Determining Matrimonial Retainer Fee

    Determining Matrimonial Retainer Fee
    For attorneys and litigants alike, the legal fees attendant to the handling of a divorce matter are an important consideration. When it comes to legal fees, time is money. Because our Rules of Court prohibit the handling of divorce cases on a…
Rank this Week: 1121

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

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

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    Lancaster County Assessment Notices are Out…Now What?

    Lancaster County Assessment Notices are Out…Now What?
    By now you should have received your final assessment for your home’s value.  After opening the dreaded notice, it likely goes one of two ways – hopefully, the assessment is accurate and it’s no big deal, but if your…
  • Jun 21

    How Much Will a Property Tax Assessment Appeal Cost for Commercial Properties?

    How Much Will a Property Tax Assessment Appeal Cost for Commercial Properties?
    We have written a series of blog articles dealing with property tax assessments.  Since the final reassessment notices have gone out in the past few weeks, I have talked with a number of people about appealing their assessments. …
  • Jun 14

    Legal Issues for Senior Citizens- A Guide

    Legal Issues for Senior Citizens- A Guide
    According to this worldatlas.com report, Pennsylvania has the fifth highest percentage of residents over the age of 65. As the Pennsylvanian population ages, senior citizens face a myriad of issues they may not have thought of or planned for…
Rank this Week: 1247

Kentucky Law Blog

Kentucky Law Blog

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

http://www.gatlinvoelker.com/blog/
  • Jun 22

    Field sobriety tests don't always have a leg to stand on

    Field sobriety tests don't always have a leg to stand on
    Maybe you had a glass or two of wine or a couple of beers before heading home. The next thing you know, a patrol car appears behind you with lights and sirens. You pull over, and after a few minutes,...
  • Jun 21

    Understanding the Children’s Bill of Right

    Understanding the Children’s Bill of Right
    During a divorce in Kentucky, children often end up forgotten or overlooked because parents are too focused on their own needs and situations. While many parents try to keep their kids’ well-being in mind, it is very easy to slip...
  • Jun 16

    What are the rights lost upon a felony conviction?

    What are the rights lost upon a felony conviction?
    If you have been accused of a felony in Kentucky, you will lose some of your civil rights and abilities if you are convicted. It is important to understand what rights you will lose because in some cases, you could...
Rank this Week: 1183

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

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

    Washington Court Denies Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress Claim

    Washington Court Denies Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress Claim
    Negligent infliction of emotional distress is a cause of action available when a family member is at the scene of their loved one’s accident at the time of the accident or shortly thereafter and witnesses their injuries at the scene…
  • Jun 15

    Waiver of Enforcement Limitations on Washington Child Support Order

    Waiver of Enforcement Limitations on Washington Child Support Order
    A judgment or judgment lien for accrued child support in Washington remains in force for 10 years after the youngest child named in the order turns 18, pursuant to RCW 4.56.210.  The statute therefore generally makes a child support…
  • Jun 8

    Alternative Means and Unanimous Jury Verdicts in Washington

    Alternative Means and Unanimous Jury Verdicts in Washington
    Domestic violence violation of a protection order is generally a gross misdemeanor under Washington law, but it can be a class C felony if a violation of the order is also an assault or if the defendant has at least two prior convictions for…
Rank this Week: 1187

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/
  • Jun 18

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

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

    In re: Donnisha S.

    In re: Donnisha S.
    April 19,2017 In October of 2017, the Administration of Child Services (ACS) filed an Article 10 proceeding on behalf of the child Donnisha, against the paternal grandmother and uncle. A petition for neglect states that Ms. PW (grandmother),…
  • May 26

    Corrigan v. New York State Office of Children and Family Service

    Corrigan v. New York State Office of Children and Family Service
    2017 New York Slip Op. 01020 February 9, 2017 Facts Continue reading
Rank this Week: 1051

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/
  • Jun 1

    Lessons From a Day at Court

    Lessons From a Day at Court
    I have heard innumerable people say that the one thing they want the most is to have their "day in court".  They want to spill the beans and tell the truth about everything.  They believe that they will feel better and justice will…
  • May 15

    Should I Wait or Can I Do it Now? A Short Quiz for People Going Through Divorce --Part 2

    Should I Wait or Can I Do it Now? A Short Quiz for People Going Through Divorce --Part 2
    Many temptations come up when people are facing divorce.  Many opportunities also come up then.  Depending upon timing, some things are good ideas and others are not.If you are facing divorce, or already involved in a divorce,…
  • May 1

    Should I Wait or Can I Do it Now? A Short Quiz for People Going Through Divorce --Part 1

    Should I Wait or Can I Do it Now? A Short Quiz for People Going Through Divorce --Part 1
    Many temptations come up when people are facing divorce.  Many opportunities also come up then.  Depending upon timing, some things are good ideas and others are not.If you are facing divorce, or already involved in a divorce, here…
Rank this Week: 1151

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

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

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • May 30

    The Habits of Successful Single Parenting

    The Habits of Successful Single Parenting
    Learning to go easy on yourself and focusing on the big picture will enable you and your children to make healthy adjustments. Please click here for a very helpful tips on single parenting.
  • Apr 28

    Relationships and Dating

    Relationships and Dating
    Coping with Mistrust in Relationships Post-Divorce  You can face your trust issues with optimism when you extend trust to those who deserve it and learn to trust yourself day by day.…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1243

Wisconsin Family Lawyer Blog

Wisconsin Family Lawyer Blog

Covers child placement, property division and other family law issues. By Wessel, Lehker & Fumelle Inc.

http://www.wisconsinfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    LEGAL CUSTODY AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN WISCONSIN

    LEGAL CUSTODY AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN WISCONSIN
    As discussed elsewhere in this blog and in our website, legal custody is the right to make major decisions for your minor child, such as whether to allow your child to marry, enter the military, or change schools. Under Wisconsin law, there…
  • Aug 11

    Health Insurance and Divorce in Wisconsin

    Health Insurance and Divorce in Wisconsin
    One of the major issues couples face when they are ending their marriage is continuation of health insurance coverage.  People who receive coverage through their spouse’s employer worry that they will lose that coverage when the…
  • Aug 11

    Health Insurance and Divorce in Wisconsin

    Health Insurance and Divorce in Wisconsin
    One of the major issues couples face when they are ending their marriage is continuation of health insurance coverage.  People who receive coverage through their spouse’s employer worry that they will lose that coverage when the…
Rank this Week: 1059

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Covers Florida family and criminal law.

http://jacksonvillecriminalandfamilylawyers.com/blog/
  • Feb 7

    Discharge Student Loans From ITT Tech

    Discharge Student Loans From ITT Tech
    Discharge Student Loans As many have now heard, ITT Technical Institute (“ITT Tech”) has shut down its operations.The chain of schools was a ubiquitous example of for-profit post-secondary education and, at the time of its…
  • Jan 23

    Avoiding Mistakes When Filing Bankruptcy

    Avoiding Mistakes When Filing Bankruptcy
    Important Information for Filing Bankruptcy in Jacksonville, FL As FBI Agent William J. Maddalena stated in a recent press release, “[f]ederal bankruptcy proceedings can be a lifesaver for honest individuals overwhelmed by debt.”…
  • Jan 6

    Municipal Code Violations May Impact Your Home’s Title

    Municipal Code Violations May Impact Your Home’s Title
    Municipal codes, as they relate to real property, serve to protect the welfare of local communities. They set standards for health and safety and aim to prevent treacherous conditions that may not be obvious to the lay person. Code violations…
Rank this Week: 979

The Oregon Divorce Blog

The Oregon Divorce Blog

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

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

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

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

    Should I File For A Legal Separation?

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

    Second Opinion Divorce Consultation

    Second Opinion Divorce Consultation
    If you received a serious medical diagnosis and a recommendation for surgery, you’d likely seek a second opinion. You’d want it because a misdiagnosis with your health can have significant consequences.  If your…
Rank this Week: 998

Kevin Hickey Law Blog

Kevin Hickey Law Blog

Covers divorce, child custody and family law issues, focused on Arkansas law.

http://kevinhickeylaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 24

    Making the Holidays Happy

    Making the Holidays Happy
    The chill in the air is here to stay. The kids have a few remnants of hard candy leftover from Halloween, but all that’s left of the chocolate are the golden ghosts of foil wrapping. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in…
  • Nov 24

    Making the Holidays Happy

    Making the Holidays Happy
    If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!The chill in the air is here to stay. The kids have a few remnants of hard candy leftover from Halloween, but all that’s left of the chocolate are the…
  • Oct 30

    Divorce, Trauma, and Therapy in the Life of a Child

    Divorce, Trauma, and Therapy in the Life of a Child
    Kids are resilient. We hear this so often it has become cliché. Kids do seem to heal faster, embrace easier than adults. Then there are those times when an event in their lives is bigger than their emotions can handle. For some…
Rank this Week: 981

The Dallas Divorce Blog

The Dallas Divorce Blog

Unravels the tangled world of Divorce and Family Law in Texas. By Chris Schmiedeke.

http://chrislawyerblog.com
  • Oct 2

    Residency Restriction in Texa

    Residency Restriction in Texa
    One of the most common issues that arise in family law matters is the residency restriction the Courts in Texas impose. Today I wanted to offer a few notes or tips on the residency restriction in Texas. A residency restriction is a court…
  • Oct 1

    Texas Standard Possession Order for October 2015

    Texas Standard Possession Order for October 2015
    Welcome to October!  Fall is here, sort of.  A quick post here on the relevant dates for the Texas Standard Possession Order: Weekend visits this month: Friday, October 2 (1st) Friday, October 16 (3rd) Friday, October 30 ((5th) yes…
  • Sep 18

    How do I……?

    How do I……?
    Welcome to my blog.  There are a number of things you can do to poke around.  See that “super tags widget” over to the right?  You can click on any one of those subjects and it will pull up all the posts that…
Rank this Week: 1020

California Family Law & Divorce…

California Family Law & Divorce Blog

Covers family law. By Linda C. Garrett.

https://www.californiafamilylawanddivorce.com/
Rank this Week: 1167

Kentucky Family Law Blog

Kentucky Family Law Blog

Covers family and divorce law. By Barrow & Weigel.

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

    New Top Lawyers Edition of Louisville Magazine

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

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

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

    How To File For Divorce in Kentucky

    How To File For Divorce in Kentucky
    There are many different types of divorce in Kentucky. Most Court allow for simple divorces that do not require either party to appear before a judge.  There are also cases that are litigated before a Judge or domestic relations…
Rank this Week: 969

Maine Divorce Law Blog

Maine Divorce Law Blog

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

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

    Discretion by Allison Lotta

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

    Patriots choke against Seattle

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

    Taken 2 has arrived

    Taken 2 has arrived
    Taken 2 has just hit the theaters and my daughter Ali wants to see it bad. I enjoyed the first one too and will wait until she gets home from college at Thanksgiving so we can see it together. Anyone else out there waiting to see Laim Neeson…
Rank this Week: 1127

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

http://www.alabamacriminalandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    The Grand Jury — A Mysterious Process Explained

    The Grand Jury — A Mysterious Process Explained
    Because of some recent news regarding a high profile case with which I was involved, there has been a good deal of discussion of the Grand Jury process and how it works. To many, even within the legal community, Grand Juries are…
  • Jun 1

    Changing Guidelines for Federal Prosecutors Leads to Uncertainty

    Changing Guidelines for Federal Prosecutors Leads to Uncertainty
    The bottom line for people facing federal charges is that, in all likelihood, federal sentencing is about to get more severe and there will be fewer opportunities to negotiate for lower sentence
  • May 26

    Beware of phone scams — They are real!

    Beware of phone scams — They are real!
    Scammers like these prey on the vulnerable in society. Don't become another victim!
Rank this Week: 1696

Denver Divorce Attorney Blog

Denver Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Colorado family law, child custody and child support. By Plog & Stein, PC.

http://www.denverdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    New Denver Family Law Attorney Hired at Plog & Stein

    New Denver Family Law Attorney Hired at Plog & Stein
    Plog & Stein is pleaded to announced that Janette M. Jordan (Fellows-Papak) has joined the firm as an associate attorneys. “My primary focus in all my cases is creating a safe place where my clients feel comfortable, listening…
  • Jun 18

    Child Custody in Denver: Changing Primary Residence

    Child Custody in Denver: Changing Primary Residence
    By:  Sarah T. McCain With the myriad of potential new client interactions I have engaged in over the last decade, one of the most often asked requests is “I want to change custody.”  But what does that really mean?…
  • Jun 8

    Denver Child Support: Complex Child Support Calculation

    Denver Child Support: Complex Child Support Calculation
    Child support in Colorado is based off of worksheet calculations (governed by specific guidelines/formulas set forth in the statute, 14-10-115). One factor that impacts child support calculations is the number of overnights each parent has…
Rank this Week: 1644

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers Illinois family law and estate planning needs.

http://www.randrattys.com/napervilledivorceattorney
  • Jun 26

    Law Requires Hairdressers to Be Trained to Recognize Signs of Abuse

    Law Requires Hairdressers to Be Trained to Recognize Signs of Abuse
    Illinois has enacted a law that requires salon professionals to be trained to spot signs of abuse on the men, women, and children who visit their establishments. The law became effective this year, and it is the first law…
  • Jun 20

    How to Make Co-Parenting Work

    How to Make Co-Parenting Work
    When the breakdown of a romantic relationship occurs, both parties may agree to remain co-parents. Co-parenting usually means that both parties will cooperate with each other and raise the child together, although co-parenting does not…
  • Jun 13

    Keeping Divorce Communications Productive, Not Destructive

    Keeping Divorce Communications Productive, Not Destructive
    The door to conflict in divorce is often wide open, hosting a range of challenges for both parties and all family members involved in the experience. Regardless of the circumstances, all couples inevitably emerge from the transition…
Rank this Week: 1443

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

Attorney Scott David Stewart answers questions and covers a variety of family law related topics.

http://www.arizonalawgroup.com/blog/
  • Jun 23

    Breath Tests Taken Before Defendant Contacted Counsel in Aggravated DUI

    Breath Tests Taken Before Defendant Contacted Counsel in Aggravated DUI
    In this Arizona criminal case, defendant was convicted of aggravated DUI. He appealed his conviction, arguing the trial court erred in denying his motion to Read More The post Breath Tests Taken Before Defendant Contacted Counsel in…
  • Jun 8

    Arizona Medical Marijuana Card Affirmative Defense to Drug DUI

    Arizona Medical Marijuana Card Affirmative Defense to Drug DUI
    Defendants were medical marijuana cardholders convicted of drug DUI for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of marijuana or its metabolite. Were defendants Read More The post Arizona Medical Marijuana Card Affirmative Defense…
  • May 26

    ASRS Lacked Authority to Limit Former Spouse’s QDRO Preserved Survivor Benefit

    ASRS Lacked Authority to Limit Former Spouse’s QDRO Preserved Survivor Benefit
    Former wife’s rights to survivor benefits of retired former husband were preserved by a valid QDRO and Arizona State Retirement System had no statutory authority Read More The post ASRS Lacked Authority to Limit Former Spouse’s…
Rank this Week: 1680

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Jun 22

    Divorcing Later in Life

    Divorcing Later in Life
    With approximately 44 percent of Americans going through a divorce at some point, millions of people in this country must make the often difficult transition from married to single. This adjustment is rarely easy, and the longer a couple is…
  • Jun 20

    What Is Supervised Visitation and When Is It Used?

    What Is Supervised Visitation and When Is It Used?
    When parents separate or divorce, a priority for many is making sure they see their children on a regular basis. Frequent parent/child contact is essential for a healthy relationship and the child’s overall development. Consequently,…
  • Jun 15

    Pregnancy and Divorce

    Pregnancy and Divorce
    When couples find out the woman is pregnant, there is typically cause for celebration and greater intimacy in the relationship. However, this news is not always a good thing. Couples who are struggling with relationship issues may find a…
Rank this Week: 1349

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • Jun 21

    Protecting the Protector

    Protecting the Protector
    Michael Busby Many who own firearms do so for the purpose of personal protection. Family and loved ones come first when it comes to a home intrusion or other situations that require self defense – and it typically only takes a split…
  • Jun 14

    Three Benefits of Establishing a Family Trust

    Three Benefits of Establishing a Family Trust
    Michael Busby Let’s take a moment to discuss your circumstances. You have a family business or considerable assets, and want to provide for your family while protecting your assets and saving on taxes.  How do you achieve all of…
  • Jun 7

    Termination of Parental Rights in Texa

    Termination of Parental Rights in Texa
    Michael Busby In my practice, I typically get men on a weekly basis who want to terminate their rights.  I get some woman who want to get the father out of the picture and ask make the same inquiry. As a Harris County Child Custody…
Rank this Week: 1268

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: 1747

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.santarosafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 19

    Transmutation of Property Under California Law

    Transmutation of Property Under California Law
    Transmutation of assets and debts in a California divorce. One of the most difficult aspects facing divorcing couples, aside from issues of child support and child visitation, is the issue of division of property. Some of the most contentious…
  • May 12

    Determining Child Custody and Visitation Through Mediation

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

    Prenuptial Agreement – Important in California?

    Prenuptial Agreement – Important in California?
    When a couple makes the decision to get married, divorce generally is not an issue that is on their minds. That is why a prenuptial agreement may seem like a taboo topic for a couple in this position to discuss. However, a couple should not…
Rank this Week: 1669

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/
  • Jun 16

    Gary Indiana Injury Lawsuit $500k Default Judgment for Plaintiff Affirmed

    Gary Indiana Injury Lawsuit $500k Default Judgment for Plaintiff Affirmed
    A default judgment in an Indiana personal injury lawsuit can occur when there is a failure to take action by one of the involved parties. In most cases, it’s a judgment in favor of the plaintiff (the injured person) when the defendant…
  • Jun 2

    Indiana Truck Accident Verdict of $2.1M Affirmed by Appellate Court

    Indiana Truck Accident Verdict of $2.1M Affirmed by Appellate Court
    The Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed a $2.13 million judgment favoring a woman who suffered a permanent injury in a trucking accident that killed her fiance.  The case stems from a 2008 trucking crash in which a tractor-trailer driver…
  • May 17

    Indiana Hit-and-Run Crash Victims Deserve Compensation

    Indiana Hit-and-Run Crash Victims Deserve Compensation
    Indiana hit-and-run accidents can prove challenging from a civil litigation standpoint for a myriad of reasons, sometimes even if the driver is found. Contacting an experienced Highland injury lawyer is imperative to maximizing the chances of…
Rank this Week: 1267

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 15

    Spousal Support for California Spouses Who Can’t Work

    Spousal Support for California Spouses Who Can’t Work
    Spousal support (or alimony) is meant to help one spouse maintain a certain level of financial stability after a divorce. In other words, the monthly payments are intended to help the person keep something close to the standard of living that…
  • May 31

    House Sale Hijinks Cost Divorcing California Spouse Big Time

    House Sale Hijinks Cost Divorcing California Spouse Big Time
    It’s important for spouses getting divorced to understand that the process is a legal matter that happens through the court system. As a recent case out of California’s Sixth District makes clear, judges take that process…
  • May 15

    How Pensions and Benefits Affect Spousal Support in California

    How Pensions and Benefits Affect Spousal Support in California
    California courts look at a number of factors in deciding whether to award spousal support in a divorce case. These include the ability of the spouse seeking support to make money and become self-supporting. A court has to find that the…
Rank this Week: 1730

Kaminetzky & Associates, P.C. Blog

Kaminetzky & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers New York family law.

http://www.kaminetzkylaw.com/category/divorce-law/
  • Jun 14

    What is a Waiver of Estate Rights?

    What is a Waiver of Estate Rights?
    In New York, your spouse has something called a right of election. What this means is that no matter what you want to leave them in your will, they have a right to $50,000 plus one third of your estate. So for instance if you die with a will…
  • Jun 1

    Nesting: The Logistics of the “Family” Home

    Nesting: The Logistics of the “Family” Home
    Nesting has become a popular concept for families of divorce lately, with articles in the New York Times and other well known publications. Nesting, if you are not familiar with the term, is when divorcing parents arrange for the children to…
  • May 18

    What to Expect at Our Divorce Consultation

    What to Expect at Our Divorce Consultation
    Many potential clients come to us when they are in the planning stage of a divorce. No one has served any papers, sometimes they are not even sure they want to file for divorce, they are just thinking about it. When we have a consultation for…
Rank this Week: 1373

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/
  • Jun 14

    How to secure your digital privacy during a divorce

    How to secure your digital privacy during a divorce
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold being interviewed on the Legal Forum. This was recorded in Charlotte, North Carolina. It’s a question that few people think about until it’s too late: what happens if your…
  • Jun 7

    Supreme Court Sides With Veteran In Spousal Support Case

    Supreme Court Sides With Veteran In Spousal Support Case
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How are military divorces different from a regular divorce?” It’s rare that spousal support cases make their way to the U.S. Supreme Court. The…
  • May 31

    Change to Illinois Family Law Causes Concern

    Change to Illinois Family Law Causes Concern
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How is the amount of child support decided in North Carolina?” Family law is an aspect of our legal system that can sometimes seem immune to change. It can…
Rank this Week: 1353

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 13

    Global Lessons for Temporary Hearings in South Carolina

    Global Lessons for Temporary Hearings in South Carolina
    Jordan W. Peeler is our Junior Associate. He was recently given the opportunity to attend a conference in New York City sponsored by the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL) in order to be able to better assist our Senior Partner,…
  • Jun 12

    The Bottom Line: Three Tips for Your High Asset Divorce

    The Bottom Line: Three Tips for Your High Asset Divorce
    When professionals, athletes or celebrities divorce, there can be a lot at stake, especially after a long-term marriage. These divorces are referred to as "high asset divorces" and having the right team in place to protect the assets which…
  • Jun 6

    What Can I Do If My Ex is “Seriously Crazy”?

    What Can I Do If My Ex is “Seriously Crazy”?
    Did you know that 1 out of 5 adults has a mental health issue? That means that every two to three families are dealing with a mental health issue at any given time. Look down the street. That means every other household in your own…
Rank this Week: 1289

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Jun 11

    Counseling for serious relationship issues: communication and commitment

    Counseling for serious relationship issues: communication and commitment
    Dear Abby responds to a reader’s letter inquiring about the marriage counseling (excerpt): With a troubled marriage, a counselor can often facilitate broader communication than couples can achieve on their own. However, like most…
  • May 12

    The inner life of teen boys: loyalty, friendship, protecting those they love

    The inner life of teen boys: loyalty, friendship, protecting those they love
    The Washington Post offers us ways to stay connected with teenage sons. The ideas flow from Kenneth Ginsburg, author of “Raising Kids to Thrive.” Phyllis Fagell explores these six ideas (excerpt): Focus on loving, high-yield…
  • May 8

    Can’t get no satisfaction?: Become a millennial father

    Can’t get no satisfaction?: Become a millennial father
    CNN Parents declares “The path to happiness for millennial men.” According to a report by the Boston College Center for Work & Family, it’s having children and becoming an active, egalitarian father. Compared to single…
Rank this Week: 1317

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jun 7

    Sua Sponte Reinstatement Of Dismissed Final Restraining Order Violates Due Process, Appellate Division Say

    Sua Sponte Reinstatement Of Dismissed Final Restraining Order Violates Due Process, Appellate Division Say
    Notice and opportunity to be heard is one of the most fundamental tenants of due process in this country. Every litigant, no matter how small the case, has the right to have his or her “day in court.” As we learn in the recent…
  • May 17

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

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

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

    Could Service of Process Via Facebook Be the Way of the Future?
    Ah, technology.  In this modern world, we navigate the roads on our phones instead of a map.  We talk to a cylindrical tube to tell it to order more toilet paper for us, tell us the weather, read us the news, or turn on the lights.…
Rank this Week: 1645

Men's Family Law

Men's Family Law

Focuses on men and the legal issues that they must face as fathers and husbands. By David Pisarra.

http://mensfamilylaw.com/?cat=5
  • May 30

    Prenuptial Agreement

    Prenuptial Agreement
    Memorial Day is in the rear view mirror and we are rounding the corner into June, the most popular month to get married in the United States.  Unfortunately, many of these marriages will not make it, and a prenuptial agreement is a…
  • May 24

    What is the Difference Between Domestic Violence and Domestic Abuse?

    What is the Difference Between Domestic Violence and Domestic Abuse?
    Domestic abuse and domestic violence are two terms which hold a great deal of weight in family law courtrooms. Both are used to secure domestic violence restraining orders, and the prevention of domestic abuse, and violence, is one of the…
  • May 18

    Wednesday Book Review For You!

    Wednesday Book Review For You!
    Los Angeles family law attorney David Pisarra reviews the book, “A Family’s Heartbreak” by Mike Jeffries. The post Wednesday Book Review For You! appeared first on Men's Family Law.
Rank this Week: 1537

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By the Law Office of Peter Van Aulen.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.net/
  • May 29

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

    Why You Should Not File a Divorce in NJ Without a Lawyer
    Divorces can be expensive. You are splitting up your assets, and probably splitting a two-income home in half (or having to provide for two households at the least). You think you and your spouse can pretty much agree to anything, so you…
  • May 14

    Adultery and Divorce in New Jersey

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

    6 Keys to Surviving Your Divorce in NJ

    6 Keys to Surviving Your Divorce in NJ
    Divorce is a painful experience that nobody wants to face, but there are ways to make the process easier on yourself. As you go through your divorce in NJ, remember these six keys that can help hold you together during this emotionally…
Rank this Week: 1742

New Hampshire Family Law Blog

New Hampshire Family Law Blog

Information and insight for people struggling with divorce and family law matter. By Kysa M. Crusco of Crusco Law Office.

http://www.nhfamilylawblog.com/
  • May 11

    Holiday planning during divorce

    Holiday planning during divorce
    Nuclear families often have annual holiday traditions. A family may spend each Thanksgiving with paternal grandparents, Easter with a favorite uncle and Christmas Eve at church services with maternal grandparents. Kids look forward to these…
  • Feb 10

    Ross v. Ross: Celibacy pending adultery claim

    Ross v. Ross: Celibacy pending adultery claim
    On August 23, 2016, the New Hampshire Supreme Court issued an opinion in the . It is a fascinating case about adultery and new relationships during a divorce. The outcome is a cautionary tale for persons seeking fault grounds for…
  • Jan 27

    What is Marital Property?

    What is Marital Property?
    In my years practicing family law, I have heard a lot of misconceptions about what is marital property. While the definition of marital property may differ between states, in New Hampshire marital property is anything and everything owned by…
Rank this Week: 1643

The South Carolina Law Blawg

The South Carolina Law Blawg

Covers family law, criminal defense, personal injury law, employment law, and business law in South Carolina. By Futeral & Nelson, LLC.

http://www.charlestonlaw.net/charleston-lawyers-blog/
  • May 9

    Is South Carolina a Community Property State?

    Is South Carolina a Community Property State?
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC As family law attorneys in Charleston, SC, we've been asked whether South Carolina is a community property state. The short answer is "no." However, South Carolina is called an…
  • Apr 11

    South Carolina Medical Records Statute & Law

    South Carolina Medical Records Statute & Law
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC As personal injury attorneys in Charleston, South Carolina, we order medical records and medical bills in just about every automobile accident or injury case we have. In this article,…
  • Mar 25

    How to Get a Beginner’s Permit or Driver’s License in South Carolina

    How to Get a Beginner’s Permit or Driver’s License in South Carolina
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC One of the most exciting times of a teenager’s life is when he or she gets a driver’s license. This might also be one of the scariest times of a parent’s life! A teenager…
Rank this Week: 1744

Orange County Family Law Blog

Orange County Family Law Blog

By Pinkham & Associates, APLC. Covers California divorce and family law matters.

http://pinkhamlaw.com/blog
  • May 8

    More About Date of Separation in a Divorce

    More About Date of Separation in a Divorce
    The post More About Date of Separation in a Divorce appeared first on Douglas S Pinkham - Divorce Attorney Orange County.
  • May 8

    Can Someone Convicted of Domestic Violence Receive Alimony?

    Can Someone Convicted of Domestic Violence Receive Alimony?
    The post Can Someone Convicted of Domestic Violence Receive Alimony? appeared first on Douglas S Pinkham - Divorce Attorney Orange County.
  • Mar 27

    Most Important Thing To Do Before Filing For Divorce

    Most Important Thing To Do Before Filing For Divorce
    The most important thing to do prior to filing for Divorce and prior to separating, especially when you are the lower wage earner, is to gather documentation regarding your spouse income and expenses, such as paystubs, credit card statements,…
Rank this Week: 1298

Family Law Matters Blog

Family Law Matters Blog

Covers New York family law. By Deborah Hope Wayne.

http://www.familylawmatters-blog.com/
  • May 7

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

    The Timing of the Prenup: Effective Discussions for a Lasting Agreement
    One of the most common questions I receive from clients is how to bring up a prenuptial agreement with a future spouse. There is no uniform answer to this because every couple has its own dynamics, and a prenup conversation should reflect…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1491

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 26

    Attorney Fees, Divorce

    Attorney Fees, Divorce
    As a Jacksonville divorce attorney, I understand that attorney fees in divorce cases is an issue that comes up in every case. Whether each person will pay his or her own attorney fees, or whether the other side will be forced to contribute…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1607

Texas Family Lawyers

Texas Family Lawyers

Covers family law topics. By Holmes, Diggs & Eames, P.L.L.C.

http://texasfamilylawyers.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 24

    Penny wise…

    Penny wise…
    Many people try to take the ‘cheap’ option in life, looking at the immediate effects, and fail to recognize the expensive long-term costs those decisions have. This happens in litigation all the time, especially with trying to…
  • Mar 1

    You Can Only Make the OAG do so Much…

    You Can Only Make the OAG do so Much…
    Recently , the Fourteenth Court of Appeals confirmed limits on what you can force the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) to do. In in-re-h-g-j  No. 14-15-00551-CV, 2016 WL 6561468 (Tex. App.–Houston [14th Dist.] 2016, no pet. h.)…
  • Aug 20

    Common Law Marriage -Very Hard to Prove in Texa

    Common Law Marriage -Very Hard to Prove in Texa
    What is a ‘common law’ marriage? Most people believe it is when two people live together as a couple for some amount of time. Two years is a common time-frame stated. But Texas has a specific three-pronged test. Under Texas law,…
Rank this Week: 1569

Riverside County Family Law Blog

Riverside County Family Law Blog

Covers move away rights, obtaining or defending support applications and enforcing support orders, characterizing and dividing community property, and custody and visitation rights. By Thurman W. Arnold III.

http://www.thurmanarnold.com/Blog/Recent-Blog-Posts/RSS.xml
Rank this Week: 1368

St. Charles Divorce Lawyer Blog

St. Charles Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law with an emphasis on divorce. By Doug Bellon of The Bellon Law Group.

http://www.stcharlesdivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1403

Divorce Law Journal

Divorce Law Journal

Covers adoptions, business valuation, collaborative family law, debt division, grandparent visitation, maintenance, relocation and same sex issues. By Diana L. Skaggs.

http://louisvilledivorce.typepad.com/info/
Rank this Week: 1504