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Practical Legal Advice

Practical Legal Advice

Covers consumer and family law issues in Florida. By Carolyn R. Jones.

http://nefloridalawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 16

    Can You file suit for Alienation of Affection in Florida

    Can You file suit for Alienation of Affection in Florida
    Alienation of affection(s) is a legal action, a tort based on willful and malicious interference with marriage relations by a third party. The elements constituting the cause of action are wrongful conduct of the defendant, plaintiff's loss…
  • Nov 15

    At what age does Florida allow children to stay alone?

    At what age does Florida allow children to stay alone?
    Florida does not have a stead fast rule regarding the age that children can stay home alone. Instead the Department of Children's and Families does offer guidance to parents at the criteria they need to consider prior to allowing there…
  • Jul 5

    How Child Support is Determined in Florida

    How Child Support is Determined in Florida
    Child support is a substantial commitment. Under Florida law, child support payments are intended to be used for your child's portion of expenses such as rent, electricity, food, transportation, and his or her hobbies/entertainment. …
Rank this Week: 882

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: 614

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

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

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • Sep 28

    Challenges in Determining Spousal Support

    Challenges in Determining Spousal Support
    The California Family Court uses computer software programs when determining temporary alimony. But when a final decision on the alimony is to be reached, it cannot use these programs any longer. The court then follows California Family Code…
  • Sep 19

    Dividing Pension Plans In A Divorce

    Dividing Pension Plans In A Divorce
    Similar to the rest of your property and assets, your retirement plan requires proper division post a legal separation or divorce. Although you are entitled to reaping the benefits of your retirement plan only when you actually retire from…
  • Sep 18

    When Parents Of Special Needs Children Divorce

    When Parents Of Special Needs Children Divorce
    With millions of American couples filing for a legal separation or divorce every year, the number of children losing their happy families has been on a constant rise in the recent times. It is a no-brainer, that it is the children who are…
Rank this Week: 2107

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 28

    Ok, Greensboro, I have some hard news to break . . . “Brangelina” is no more.

    Ok, Greensboro, I have some hard news to break . . . “Brangelina” is no more.
    Diana Westrick, Legal Assistant, Woodruff Family Law Group If you have happened upon your browser’s home screen, Facebook, Twitter, or any news outlet, you have already been bombarded with the news that Angelina Jolie has filed for…
  • Sep 28

    Ok, Greensboro, I have some hard news to break . . . “Brangelina” is no more.

    Ok, Greensboro, I have some hard news to break . . . “Brangelina” is no more.
    Diana Westrick, Legal Assistant, Woodruff Family Law Group If you have happened upon your browser’s home screen, Facebook, Twitter, or any news outlet, you have already been bombarded with the news that Angelina Jolie has filed for…
  • Sep 23

    Temporary or Permanent Orders in North Carolina Child Custody Cases – King v. King

    Temporary or Permanent Orders in North Carolina Child Custody Cases – King v. King
    In any divorce, custody cases can be extremely complicated. While we want to believe that most parents can amicably work out an agreement that is best for the children, the reality is that there are often long and drawn-out custody battles…
Rank this Week: 1956

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

Updates, events, and useful tips surrounding family law issues. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Sep 28

    BUSINESS VALUATION 101: The Management Interview

    BUSINESS VALUATION 101: The Management Interview
    I recently attended a firm sponsored seminar on business valuation where one of the presenters was Sandra Klevan, a seasoned expert in the field who is affiliated with Financial Research in Bala Cynwyd, PA. One of the subjects Sandy touched…
  • Sep 14

    Parents vs. Grandma & Grandpa: Revenge of The Parent

    Parents vs. Grandma & Grandpa: Revenge of The Parent
    On September 9, 2016 the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that portions of the current child custody law were an unconstitutional interference with the fundamental right of parents to raise their children in accordance with their own…
  • Sep 9

    Berry Interesting; The Berry-Martinez Divorce Slips Into Neutral

    Berry Interesting; The Berry-Martinez Divorce Slips Into Neutral
    This author is not much for the world of Hollywood although this law firm does have an office there. But in reviewing the general news of the day, the screen divulged that the divorce involving Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez is now on hold,…
Rank this Week: 1507

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/
  • Sep 28

    When it comes to prenups, let ‘Brangelina’ be an example

    When it comes to prenups, let ‘Brangelina’ be an example
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “Can I get the judge to order my spouse to pay my attorney’s fees in a property division case?” Though initial reports indicated that Brad Pitt and…
  • Sep 22

    Woman Receives $350,000 in Settlement From Ex-Husband’s Mistre

    Woman Receives $350,000 in Settlement From Ex-Husband’s Mistre
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “Can I sue someone for breaking up my marriage?” Heidi Ovando was no doubt unlucky in many respects. Continue reading →
  • Sep 20

    The Implications of the Brangelina Split

    The Implications of the Brangelina Split
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What does a “No-Fault’ divorce mean in NC?” Over the weekend, news broke that “Brangelina”, the portmanteau for Brad Pitt and…
Rank this Week: 4711

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

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

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    Significant change to Pennsylvania Divorce Law

    Significant change to Pennsylvania Divorce Law
    The Pennsylvania Senate recently voted to amend the Pennsylvania Divorce Code to shorten the time for a separation under section 3301D of the Divorce code from two years to one year.  Once Governor Wolf signs the bill into law, it will…
  • Aug 10

    What is Discovery?

    What is Discovery?
            Discovery is a process used in litigation where each side turns over all relevant evidence to the other party.  In divorce cases, the evidence includes documents that relate to the assets, debts and…
  • Aug 3

    Protect Your Online Safety and Security

    Protect Your Online Safety and Security
            If you are involved in domestic relations litigation, it is a good idea to establish a private email address with a new password that the other party would not be able to guess. There have been many cases when…
Rank this Week: 3392

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey divorce and family law. By The Law Offices of Edward R. Weinstein.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 28

    May FaceTime or Skype Be Court Ordered As Part Of My Parenting Time Or Visitation?

    May FaceTime or Skype Be Court Ordered As Part Of My Parenting Time Or Visitation?
    Yes. Over the past 20 years as a child custody attorney I have observed New Jersey law transform in alignment with modern technology. When I first became a lawyer in the 1990s, when two parents had a significant distance between them, the…
  • Aug 31

    Remember: Sometimes You Only Get One Bite At The Apple!

    Remember: Sometimes You Only Get One Bite At The Apple!
    When it comes to the division of your assets in a divorce, that is. Under New Jersey law certain orders relating to alimony, child support, child custody, and parenting time may be modified upon a showing of changed circumstances. Therefore,…
  • Aug 31

    Remember: Sometimes You Only Get One Bite At The Apple!

    Remember: Sometimes You Only Get One Bite At The Apple!
    When it comes to the division of your assets in a divorce, that is. Under New Jersey law certain orders relating to alimony, child support, child custody, and parenting time may be modified upon a showing of changed circumstances. Therefore,…
Rank this Week: 3526

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

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

http://www.dallastxdivorce.com/
  • Sep 28

    How to get custody in Texas?

    How to get custody in Texas?
    This post is another in my Super Simple FAQs in Texas divorce laws. How to get custody in Texas? Custody in Texas is a loose term — the legal term is conservatorship. Conservatorship in Texas refers to the legal and physical…
  • Sep 26

    What is conservatorship in Texas?

    What is conservatorship in Texas?
    This is another post in the Super Simple FAQ series… What is conservatorship in Texas? Conservatorship is the term used in Texas and most other states to address the legal and physical aspects of sharing children when the parties are…
  • Sep 24

    How do you file for divorce in Texas?

    How do you file for divorce in Texas?
    This post is first in a series of super simple FAQs related to Texas divorce topics… How do you file for divorce in Texas? A Texas divorce follows basically the same process whether you have attorneys or represent yourself, whether you…
Rank this Week: 4647

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3680

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • Sep 28

    Your Legal Advocate

    Your Legal Advocate
    Michael There are many reasons to find the best divorce lawyers in Houston. If you have children and are looking out for their best interest, hire a great lawyer to be your advocate. Some couples accrue an enormous number of assets that must…
  • Sep 26

    Hiring Bankruptcy Lawyers for Your Case

    Hiring Bankruptcy Lawyers for Your Case
    Michael Those who are looking for bankruptcy lawyers in Houston, TX are likely in financial crisis. This is a stressful situation for any one person or family. It is also a process that requires a lot of forethought, planning, and thinking.…
  • Sep 15

    Prenuptial Agreement Basics You Should Know

    Prenuptial Agreement Basics You Should Know
    Michael Three Different states have different laws when it comes to divorce rules and procedures, and Texas’s laws can be more confusing than many, and just as capricious. While they are not for everyone, prenuptial agreements can make…
Rank this Week: 3462

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Sep 28

    What You Need To Know About Child Maintenance

    What You Need To Know About Child Maintenance
    The number of children benefiting from Child Maintenance has decreased by 17% according to the DWP’s Child Support Quarterly Summary. This is the lowest since March 2012. The recent Child Support Agency (CSA) case closures have had a…
  • Sep 25

    News Essentials: 26th September 2016

    News Essentials: 26th September 2016
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSFamily Drug and Alcohol Court’s ‘humane’ approach keeps more families togetherNew research has found that mothers reunited with their children…
  • Sep 22

    Fraudulent, banal, dismal...

    Fraudulent, banal, dismal...
    Well, I hope my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog are none of those things:Lord McNally does have a point, but only up to a point - Are lawyers being “quite fraudulent” when stating…
Rank this Week: 1503

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/
  • Sep 27

    New York Court Rules that Parental Eavesdropping on Kids is Legal

    New York Court Rules that Parental Eavesdropping on Kids is Legal
    People v. Badalamenti NY Slip Op 02556 The highest court in New York has held that parents can legally eavesdrop on their children if they believe that it is in their best interests. This ruling by the New York State Supreme Court established…
  • Sep 23

    Appellate Court Holds that Substantive Evidence Required to Prove Neglect Allegation

    Appellate Court Holds that Substantive Evidence Required to Prove Neglect Allegation
    In Re: T.G. a Minor Allegedly Neglected by P.G. – No. NN-20507/15 This matter came to the court on inquest after the respondent failed to appear on three different occasions. The petition alleges that the respondent neglected her child…
  • Aug 15

    Defendant is Charged with Endangered with the Welfare of a Child

    Defendant is Charged with Endangered with the Welfare of a Child
    The Defendant is charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, in violation of Penal Law § 260.10(1), and two counts of Public Lewdness, in violation of Penal Law § 245. It is alleged, in sum and substance, that on March 15,…
Rank this Week: 1128

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
  • Sep 27

    On Behalf of Maryland Resident, Firm Assails Private Prison Transport Company for Inhumane Action

    On Behalf of Maryland Resident, Firm Assails Private Prison Transport Company for Inhumane Action
      A complaint that our firm has just filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland tells a powerful and appalling story of the abuse of an American citizen, convicted of no crime, at the hands of employees of PTS of…
  • Aug 18

    What Is Medical Negligence and What Can You Do If You Are a Victim?

    What Is Medical Negligence and What Can You Do If You Are a Victim?
    I am Andrew E. Greenwald, and I am a partner at Joseph Greenwald & Laake, and am a former chair of the American Association for Justice Birth Trauma Litigation Group, have given over 100 lectures to trial lawyer and other groups and have…
  • Aug 18

    Is Entrepreneurship Making a Comeback?

    Is Entrepreneurship Making a Comeback?
    Significant economic indicators continue to support the proposition that new business startup activity is on the rise.  On August 4, 2016, the Kauffman Foundation released the 2016 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity, its highly respected…
Rank this Week: 2093

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

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

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Sep 27

    One Mighty Big Divorce

    One Mighty Big Divorce
    Mr. Zhou Yahui and his wife Ms. Li Qiong live in China. As a couple, they were ranked 11th in a global list of self-made billionaires under the age of 40.  Mr. Zhou is the chairman of online gaming firm Beijing Kunlun Tech. Most notably…
  • Sep 8

    6 Steps Toward Friendship With Your Ex After Divorce

    6 Steps Toward Friendship With Your Ex After Divorce
    The heartbreak of a breakup, separation or divorce can shatter your world with such intensity that it feels as if you’re the only who has ever experienced such unbearable pain. If children are involved, not only did your heart break,…
  • Aug 23

    New Law on Date of Separation

    New Law on Date of Separation
    In the Summer of 2015 the California Supreme Court released its opinion in the Marriage of Davis case. In that case the Court took the traditional test for date of separation, i.e., state of mind that the marriage was irretrievably broken…
Rank this Week: 2432

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 27

    When a Child is Removed Due to Abuse or Neglect

    When a Child is Removed Due to Abuse or Neglect
    In California, if the state learns that a child is being neglected or abused, the child can be removed from the parent’s home. When a child is taken away from their parents because of neglect and/or abuse, it is referred to as…
  • Sep 19

    What Can Change in a Family Law Case?

    What Can Change in a Family Law Case?
    When people first file a family law case, such as a paternity action, a legal separation, or a divorce, it can be quite overwhelming and understandably so. For some parties, the court process can be intimidating, but please know that…
  • Sep 12

    FAQs About Child Custody

    FAQs About Child Custody
    When parents decide that it’s time to end their marriage, one of their greatest concerns is child custody, especially when they predict child custody to be a point of contention with their spouse. If you are contemplating divorce…
Rank this Week: 4838

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Sep 27

    Book Review : ‘Court of Protection Made Clear – A User’s Guide’

    Book Review : ‘Court of Protection Made Clear – A User’s Guide’
    This review is a guest post written by  Sarah Phillimore, barrister at St John’s Chambers (@svphillimore), Bristol. ‘Court of Protection Made Clear – A User’s Guide’ Consulting Editor: The…
  • Sep 24

    Judges – could you take part in this survey?

    Judges – could you take part in this survey?
    Julie Doughty at Cardiff University has been funded by the Nuffield Foundation to do research on responses to the January 2014 practice guidance on sending judgments to Bailii. She has asked me to gently remind any family court judges who may…
  • Sep 19

    Really serious and imminent

    Really serious and imminent
    Newsflash : We’re all flat out and it ain’t getting any better. I hadn’t noticed. The President however, has time for the production of two views in the space of a month. And in this one are some shocking figures. He is…
Rank this Week: 4086

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips…

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips for You

Covers Rhode Island divorce and family law. By Chris Pearsall.

http://www.rhodeislanddivorcetips.com/
Rank this Week: 1427

Tennessee Collaborative Divorce…

Tennessee Collaborative Divorce Blog

Covers family law. By Papa & Roberts, PLLC.

http://www.tennesseecollaborativedivorceblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Summary of two of the main divorce process options in Nashville

    Summary of two of the main divorce process options in Nashville
    As has been discussed many times on this blog, my bias is that in Nashville, and probably in Tennessee in general, we have flipped the exception and the rule in terms of divorce process options.  Currently, the default process is…
  • Aug 26

    Co-Mediation: A New Kid on the Nashville Divorce Block

    Co-Mediation: A New Kid on the Nashville Divorce Block
    Co-Mediation is a variation on the typical Mediation process.  In a garden variety divorce mediation in Tennessee, one neutral mediator, typically a lawyer, works with a divorcing couple (and their attorneys if they have them) to try and…
  • May 16

    Pitfalls for Collaborative Divorce Attorney

    Pitfalls for Collaborative Divorce Attorney
    Previous posts have looked at the ways Mental Health Coaches struggle in Collaborative Divorce cases as well as the ways in which Financial Neutrals can unintentionally get in the way of solid divorce settlement agreements.  This…
Rank this Week: 1699

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.texasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    How to Prepare Financial Statements for Divorce

    How to Prepare Financial Statements for Divorce
    Getting a divorce can be a stressful and unsettling experience, but there are ways you can take control of the situation. Determining the accurate figures of your family finances can be a complicated undertaking, but it is important to have…
  • Sep 25

    Steps to Take to Get Through a Gray Divorce

    Steps to Take to Get Through a Gray Divorce
    In the recent decades, a growing number of adults ages 50 and older have gone through divorce. According to a study by researchers from the Bowling Green State University, the number of divorce cases between older adults has doubled between…
  • Aug 29

    New Tax Break for Unmarried Couples Makes for Another Reason Not to Get Married

    New Tax Break for Unmarried Couples Makes for Another Reason Not to Get Married
    If you are looking for reasons not to get married, then here’s one from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Thanks to a recent evaluation of an existing ruling, unmarried couples can now effectively deduct twice as much of their…
Rank this Week: 2045

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Covers California divorce and family law blog, with a focus on Orange County.

http://www.farzadlaw.com/family-law-articles/
  • Sep 25

    How to Go About Getting A Divorce the Right Way, From Start to Finish

    How to Go About Getting A Divorce the Right Way, From Start to Finish
    How to go about getting a divorce from start to finish, the right way, may feel overwhelming. Perhaps the divorce process feels too complex. It doesn’t have to be. It takes smart choices and reasonable expectations to get through it…
  • Jun 2

    Ex Parte Divorce and Child Custody Procedure and Hearing

    Ex Parte Divorce and Child Custody Procedure and Hearing
    Ex parte divorce proceedings are common in California family law cases. Unfortunately, they are too common and too many ex parte divorce or child custody applications are heard every day. In this article, we will discuss Orange County Family…
  • May 30

    Divorcing an Alcoholic with Smart Tips for Husbands and Wive

    Divorcing an Alcoholic with Smart Tips for Husbands and Wive
    What is it like to divorce an alcoholic? What can a spouse expect when divorcing an alcoholic? If you asked 10 different spouses who have gone through this experience, you may get 10 different answers. That is because we believe the number…
Rank this Week: 2645

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
Rank this Week: 2177

Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

By David Wolkowitz.

http://uncontesteddivorceinillinois.com/
  • Sep 25

    FAQ: Parenting Class for Divorce in Illinoi

    FAQ: Parenting Class for Divorce in Illinoi
    If you have kids and want to get divorced in Illinois, then you will need to take a parenting class. This is true even in an uncontested divorce in Illinois. Even though an uncontested divorce in Illinois is the fastest and most affordable…
  • Sep 10

    FAQ: Lake County Uncontested Divorce

    FAQ: Lake County Uncontested Divorce
    If you have questions about an uncontested divorce in Lake County, Illinois, this FAQ may be useful to you. An uncontested divorce in Lake County is a divorce in which both spouses agree on all relevant issues at the beginning of the case,…
  • Sep 3

    Want a Cheap Divorce? Consider Tough Issues.

    Want a Cheap Divorce? Consider Tough Issues.
    Do you want a cheap divorce in Illinois? Probably. You might know that an uncontested divorce is the most affordable and quickest way to get divorce in Illinois. In fact, as an Illinois divorce lawyer, I handle many uncontested divorces for a…
Rank this Week: 2643

Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

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

http://www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com/
  • Sep 24

    Proof of Child Support Payments and Cash Payments In New York

    Proof of Child Support Payments and Cash Payments In New York
    The New York Family Court processes petitions for child support, establishes new child support orders, and determines whether a modification should be made to an existing child support order.  It is possible to also utilize the…
  • Sep 19

    Validity of a Universal Life Church Marriage and Prenuptial Agreement

    Validity of a Universal Life Church Marriage and Prenuptial Agreement
    In New York, an antenuptial agreement that goes into effect once the parties are married may be valid even if the minister that solemnized the marriage received his authority from an unconventional religion. In Oswald v. Oswald, the…
  • Sep 10

    The Primary Caretaker Standard in New York Child Custody Law

    The Primary Caretaker Standard in New York Child Custody Law
    Child Custody disputes and Divorces are complicated at the best of times.  Often, legally breaking down a relationship becomes more difficult when children are involved. When a mother and father choose to separate or divorce, they not…
Rank this Week: 1811

International Family Law

International Family Law

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

http://www.internationalfamilylawfirm.com/
  • Sep 23

    Interview with Jeremy Morley: Local Father Desperate After Son is Reportedly Taken to Russia

    Interview with Jeremy Morley: Local Father Desperate After Son is Reportedly Taken to Russia
    By Rachel YonkunasPublished: September 22, 2016, 4:36 pmQUEENSBURY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A Queensbury man is raising awareness to a growing global issue of International Child Abduction. It happens when a child is wrongfully taken…
  • Sep 8

    JDM Speaking at Paris Bar Association Event, 9/20

    JDM Speaking at Paris Bar Association Event, 9/20
    Jeremy will speak in Paris at the Paris Bar Association on Tuesday morning, Sept. 20th, together with Delphine Eskenazi (Libra Avocats in Paris) and Sophie Rodrigues (French Ministry of Justice). The theme of the event is a Comparison of…
  • Sep 6

    Child Visits to Israel

    Child Visits to Israel
    Jeremy D. Morley*When parents are separated and one wants to take a child to visit Israel, the other parent often worries that the child will not be returned, especially if the taking parent is Israeli or has expressed a desire to live in…
Rank this Week: 2397

Family Law Source

Family Law Source

Covers business valuation and divorce litigation. By Brian C. Vertz.

http://www.familylawyerspittsburgh.com/blog/
  • Sep 23

    Divorce Basic

    Divorce Basic
    Just like every wedding is unique and different, every divorce is slightly different from all others as well.  Although there is no such thing as a “cookie cutter divorce,” there are some common basics that apply to almost…
  • Sep 23

    Pittsburgh Custody Attorney Candice Komar Featured on PCNC ‘NightTalk’

    Pittsburgh Custody Attorney Candice Komar Featured on PCNC ‘NightTalk’
    Prominent Pittsburgh custody attorney and founding firm partner Candice L. Komar will join the PCNC “NightTalk” crew this Friday, September 23, at 8 p.m., to discuss custody and divorce filings by Angelina Jolie Pitt. Custody of…
  • Sep 23

    Pittsburgh Custody Attorney Candice Komar to Discuss Angelina Jolie Pitt Divorce on ‘NightTalk’

    Pittsburgh Custody Attorney Candice Komar to Discuss Angelina Jolie Pitt Divorce on ‘NightTalk’
    PITTSBURGH (September 23, 2016) — Prominent Pittsburgh custody attorney Candice L. Komar will examine elements of the high-profile Angelina Jolie Pitt divorce filing on WPXI Pittsburgh Cable News Channel’s…
Rank this Week: 4181

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
  • Sep 23

    Will Brad Pitt Have To Have Supervised Visitation With His Children?

    Will Brad Pitt Have To Have Supervised Visitation With His Children?
    IN what is shaping up to be a Hollywood Epic Divorce, could be the standard Child Custody War Plan that too many lawyers in Family Court apply – the “he’s abusive and negligent claims” to Child Protective Services…
  • Sep 20

    Did Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have a Prenuptial Agreement?

    Did Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have a Prenuptial Agreement?
    It’s the hottest divorce story in town this year – the breakup of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. 400 million dollars between them, six children and a storybook love affair turned sour. Find out my thoughts on if they had a…
  • Sep 14

    Sperm Banking for Worry Free Sex

    Sperm Banking for Worry Free Sex
    I give my legal clients loads of advice – advice that is more “how to be happy” than it is legal sometimes. One of the many things I tell men is that to be free and happy and take control over their futures is to take…
Rank this Week: 3064

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, child custody, and child support in Florida. By Wolf, Atter & Wolf, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Which Spouse Remains in the Home During the Pendency of a Florida Divorce?

    Which Spouse Remains in the Home During the Pendency of a Florida Divorce?
    “I can’t take this anymore, we must get a divorce!” “Well, I’m not leaving.” This dialogue, to the extent there is any dialogue at all, is common prior to and during a Florida divorce case otherwise known…
  • Nov 16

    Birth Mothers and Adoption in Florida

    Birth Mothers and Adoption in Florida
    Adoption laws in Florida sometimes change due to cases that make their way through the court system. Adoptions are often a pleasant legal experience when everyone cooperates from the beginning, but that is not always the case. What results…
  • Nov 16

    Birth Mothers and Adoption in Florida

    Birth Mothers and Adoption in Florida
    Adoption laws in Florida sometimes change due to cases that make their way through the court system. Adoptions are often a pleasant legal experience when everyone cooperates from the beginning, but that is not always the case. What results…
Rank this Week: 4254

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/
  • Sep 22

    The Strange Phenomenon of ‘Online Divorce’

    The Strange Phenomenon of ‘Online Divorce’
    Getting married these days is expensive enough, with some even modest weddings costing six figures. Divorce can likewise be expensive, uncomfortable and messy. Understandably, many people want to shortcut the process to conserve resources and…
  • Sep 15

    How Long Does It Take to Get Divorced in Minnesota?

    How Long Does It Take to Get Divorced in Minnesota?
    An uncontested divorce in Minnesota can take as little as four weeks, although 60 days more likely. More difficult divorce cases – where the parties disagree on many issues – can end up taking years. The surest way to get a…
  • Sep 12

    What Happens If Your Spouse Shows Up for a Custody Exchange While Seemingly High or Drunk?

    What Happens If Your Spouse Shows Up for a Custody Exchange While Seemingly High or Drunk?
    Child custody exchanges are outlined in the custody agreement issued by the court. They are generally routine, taking place at the same time and place and on a regular schedule. If one parent regularly refuses to let the other parent take the…
Rank this Week: 1357

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Covers South Carolina divorce, custody and family law issues. By Gregory S. Forman.

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

    WTF is irreconcilable differences?

    WTF is irreconcilable differences?
    A friend and colleague of mine suggested I blog about Angelina Jolie’s recent filing for divorce from Brad Pitt on the ground of “irreconcilable differences,” noting that South Carolina does not allow divorce on that ground.…
  • Sep 13

    Are Sully’s views of masculine emotional intimacy outdated?

    Are Sully’s views of masculine emotional intimacy outdated?
    Clint Eastwood’s just-released Sully clearly admires its titular character, Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, played by Tom Hanks. It presents Sully as an icon of competence, integrity, and calm under pressure. Like most such…
  • Sep 10

    Five years of litigation, all for naught

    Five years of litigation, all for naught
    Pity poor Lori Stoney, a fellow member of the Charleston County family court bar, and the appellant in the July 27, 2016 Court of Appeals opinion in Stoney v. Stoney. After waiting over 20 months from oral argument to the decision, the Court…
Rank this Week: 4061

New Jersey Family Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Helfand & Associates.

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

    Fraud and the PSA

    Fraud and the PSA
    When parties get divorced, usually neither party is totally satisfied. The goal in formulating an agreement is to have an end result that is fair under the law. A lot of work can go into a Property Settlement Agreement (PSA), also known as a…
  • Sep 22

    Fraud and the PSA

    Fraud and the PSA
    When parties get divorced, usually neither party is totally satisfied. The goal in formulating an agreement is to have an end result that is fair under the law. A lot of work can go into a Property Settlement Agreement (PSA), also known as a…
  • Sep 1

    Restraining Orders in New Jersey Divorce Cases – AFF v. CHG

    Restraining Orders in New Jersey Divorce Cases – AFF v. CHG
    If you have been harassed or feel threatened by your spouse, a family member, or another person, you have a right to seek a restraining order that prevents the person from coming near you. These legal tools, unfortunately, can come in…
Rank this Week: 1723

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

http://www.alabamacriminalandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Alabama Laws — Domestic Violence

    Alabama Laws — Domestic Violence
    Domestic violence happens when the defendant and the victim have a special relationship and the defendant commits particular crimes against the victim.
  • Sep 15

    Andrew Skier again quoted in the Montgomery Advertiser

    Andrew Skier again quoted in the Montgomery Advertiser
    I received a call a couple of days ago from a reporter with the Montgomery Advertiser, and spoke with him briefly about a case that I am handling and he is continuing to cover. Here is a link to the article that he wrote about the matter:…
  • Sep 14

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws — Murder, Manslaughter, & Criminally Negligent Homicide

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws — Murder, Manslaughter, & Criminally Negligent Homicide
    Alabama law recognizes three levels of culpability, and three separate offenses that can be charged. These charges are, in descending order of seriousness, Murder, Manslaughter, and Criminally Negligent Homicide.
Rank this Week: 1674

Real Divorce Mediation Blog

Real Divorce Mediation Blog

By Whole Mediation & Consulting Services P.C.

http://wholemediation.com/category/real-divorce-mediation/
  • Sep 20

    Debunking More Divorce Mediation Myth

    Debunking More Divorce Mediation Myth
    It’s been awhile since I discussed the common myths about divorce mediation, and some additional myths have become commonplace over the last couple of years. Let’s debunk the following common myths about divorce mediation to help…
  • Aug 22

    Divorce Mediation Guidance: Top Pointers for Negotiation

    Divorce Mediation Guidance: Top Pointers for Negotiation
    Negotiation is a key part of divorce mediation, as each party attempts to come to an agreement about division of assets and debt, co-parenting if applicable, and settling all of the complicated details associated with divorce. Effective…
  • Jun 17

    Six Deadly Obstacles to Effective Mediation Negotiation

    Six Deadly Obstacles to Effective Mediation Negotiation
    Of the seven deadly sins (pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath/anger, and sloth/laziness), six are incredibly harmful to the negotiation process in divorce mediation. Many of these, such as pride, envy and anger, may have been some of…
Rank this Week: 2151

Creative Resolutions Blog

Creative Resolutions Blog

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

http://www.newyorkdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    2 Good Reasons to Keep Your Divorce Out of Court: Control & Flexibility

    2 Good Reasons to Keep Your Divorce Out of Court: Control & Flexibility
    {6:10 minutes to read} The is the first article in a series focused on Why Court Should Be the Last Resort For Your Divorce. If you’d like a copy of the infographic that tells you more, click here. Join me as we examine the myriad…
  • Sep 7

    More Reasons To Keep Your Divorce Out of Court: It’s All About the Future and Long Term Satisfaction

    More Reasons To Keep Your Divorce Out of Court: It’s All About the Future and Long Term Satisfaction
    “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” Maria Robinson If you get into an argument with someone, does it do you any good to dwell on it for the rest of the day or the week…
  • Aug 16

    Being the Lawyer Clients Need—But Think They Do Not Want

    Being the Lawyer Clients Need—But Think They Do Not Want
    As a mediator and collaborative lawyer, I attract clients whose main priority is to come to an amicable agreement. What I want them to understand is that an amicable agreement does equal a vague agreement. We need to balance the desire for an…
Rank this Week: 4632

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/
  • Sep 20

    Klimeck v. Klimeck – Indiana Court of Appeals Reviews Divorce Agreement

    Klimeck v. Klimeck – Indiana Court of Appeals Reviews Divorce Agreement
    The Indiana Court of Appeals recently took on the divorce case of a well-educated couple who married in 1995 and had two children. The husband, a tenured professor at Purdue University and the wife, a chemical engineer with a master’s…
  • Sep 2

    Laesch v. Laesch – Indiana Court Affirms Sanctions for Failure to Pay Per Divorce Agreement

    Laesch v. Laesch – Indiana Court Affirms Sanctions for Failure to Pay Per Divorce Agreement
    The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court decision in Laesch v. Laesch, finding a husband must: Pay interest on his monthly-payments to his wife, because he did not pay it in a lump sum; Be held in contempt for failure to obtain…
  • Aug 28

    Peterson v. Peterson – Failure to Pay Spousal Support

    Peterson v. Peterson – Failure to Pay Spousal Support
    Spousal support, once a critical aspect of any divorce case, has waned in recent years as both spouses often work outside the home and contribute somewhat equally to the financial stability of the household. Where husbands once were always…
Rank this Week: 4560

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Sep 19

    The Nevares Case and the UCCJEA

    The Nevares Case and the UCCJEA
    Nevares v. Adoptive Couple, 2016 UT 39 The Utah Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) creates a uniform and predictable method for determining which state has jurisdiction to make child custody decisions. Bobby…
  • Aug 17

    Excluding 404(b) Evidence for Unfair Prejudice

    Excluding 404(b) Evidence for Unfair Prejudice
    The Court Can Exclude Relevant Evidence if it Causes Unfair Prejudice The court of appeals recently addressed rule 404(b) and the “unfair prejudice” standard for excluding relevant evidence in State v. Rackham. In…
  • Jul 26

    The Admissibility of a Criminal Conviction in a Utah Trial

    The Admissibility of a Criminal Conviction in a Utah Trial
    Evidence of a Criminal Conviction Involving Dishonesty Dr. Taylor started treating Mr. Robinson in 2003 for chronic back pain and degenerative disc disease. He prescribed various pain medications to Mr. Robinson over the next three years, but…
Rank this Week: 2085

Ontario Family Law Blog

Ontario Family Law Blog

Covers family law and collaborative team practice issues. By Galbraith Family Law.

http://www.ontariofamilylawblog.com
  • Sep 19

    Non-physical Domestic (Family) Violence and Family Law

    Non-physical Domestic (Family) Violence and Family Law
    You may be wondering whether you can count on the family law court to help you if you have suffered non-physical abuse. There are different forms of non-physical abuse that can be viewed as domestic violence.  Your partner may harass or…
  • Aug 24

    It’s back to school time!

    It’s back to school time!
    This can be an exciting time for some kids and maybe a bit upsetting for others.  For parents that are separated, it can be an especially stressful time.  Questions come up about how much time the children should be spending with…
  • Jul 19

    How Does the New Canada Child Benefit impact Spousal Support?

    How Does the New Canada Child Benefit impact Spousal Support?
    As most families are aware, the new Canada Child Benefit (“CCB”) effective July 1, 2016 is the replacement for the Child Canada Tax Benefit (“CCTB”) & the Universal Child Care Benefit (“UCCB”). Prior to…
Rank this Week: 3390

Texas Family Law Blog

Texas Family Law Blog

Covers family law in Texas. By Hutton Law, PLLC.

http://www.austintexaslegal.com/Blog/
  • Sep 19

    CPS Parent Resoure Guide Part 9: Family Group Decision-Making

    CPS Parent Resoure Guide Part 9: Family Group Decision-Making
    Studies have shown that parents who work  with a support network made up of family, friends, neighbors, community members and teachers are more likely to have their cases successfully dismissed while the children in these cases are less…
  • Sep 11

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 8: Court Process and Planning for a Permanent Proce

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 8: Court Process and Planning for a Permanent Proce
    If your children have been removed and a judge has determined CPS has enough evidence to maintain temporary custody, the next year of your life will be filled with a series of meetings and court hearings.     Several times…
  • Dec 15

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 7: Removal

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 7: Removal
    The removal phase is one where there start to become an increasing number of legal protections in place. The most important thing in this phase is to be careful not to consent to things that you do not mean to, and end up waiving your rights…
Rank this Week: 2071

Michigan Divorce Lawyers Blog

Michigan Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law, divorce, and custody issues in Michigan. By Serafini, Michalowski, Derkacz & Associates P.C.

http://www.michigandivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Are Prenuptial Agreements Enforceable?

    Are Prenuptial Agreements Enforceable?
    In Rinvelt v. Rinvelt, 190 Mich App 372, 380; 475 NW2d 478, 482 (1991), the Court of Appeals held that prenuptial agreements governing the division of property in the event of divorce are enforceable if the following criteria is met: 1.) Was…
  • Sep 5

    What is “proper cause” to challenge custody?

    What is “proper cause” to challenge custody?
    Under the Child Custody Act, proper cause or a change in circumstances means one or more appropriate grounds that have or could have a significant effect on the child’s life to the extent that a reevaluation of the child’s…
  • Aug 22

    What is an established custodial environment?

    What is an established custodial environment?
    Where a change of custody is sought, the initial inquiry is whether there is an established custodial environment. An established custodial environment (ECE)  is an environment of “significant duration in which a parent provides…
Rank this Week: 3782

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/
  • Sep 19

    Changing Your Name Due to Marriage or Divorce? Use this Checklist

    Changing Your Name Due to Marriage or Divorce? Use this Checklist
    Changing your name in New Jersey requires court approval following a process designed to ensure the name change isn’t being requested for unlawful or deceptive purposes. The exception to this is a name change due to marriage and/or…
  • Sep 19

    Changing Your Name Due to Marriage or Divorce? Use this Checklist

    Changing Your Name Due to Marriage or Divorce? Use this Checklist
    Changing your name in New Jersey requires court approval following a process designed to ensure the name change isn’t being requested for unlawful or deceptive purposes. The exception to this is a name change due to marriage and/or…
  • Sep 5

    Is A Co-Parenting Custody Arrangement Right for You?

    Is A Co-Parenting Custody Arrangement Right for You?
    In a co-parenting custody arrangement, parents work together to maintain equal roles in raising their children. Proponents of this arrangement believe it provides a healthy environment particularly for the children by minimizing the…
Rank this Week: 1121

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
  • Sep 18

    Creditor Rights Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Creditor Rights Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    Fessler, Schneider, & Grimme provide efficient, professional representation for our clients. We support local businesses and aggressively defend their rights.  We are committed to providing the finest quality legal services to our…
  • Sep 2

    Family Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY

    Family Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY
    Everyone plans for the future.  At least, we plan for what appears to be the “big” things, college, retirement, vacations, and so forth.   What we don’t plan for is the unexpected, unwanted, and out of our…
  • Aug 15

    Specialist Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY

    Specialist Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY
    We all know that doctors specialize, but you may not realize that lawyers specialize as well.   Fessler, Schneider & Grimme have personal injury and family law as two of their specialties. Specialist Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY…
Rank this Week: 2538

Freed Marcroft Blog

Freed Marcroft Blog

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

http://freedmarcroft.com/category/blog/
  • Sep 18

    May It Be Infinite While It Last

    May It Be Infinite While It Last
    Kristen and I spent a weekend last winter obsessed with figuring out our ancestry.  A family rumor on my side of Scandinavian roots was defeated and instead we learned that my Dad is a descendant of King Edward I (a bad, bad, bad man…
  • Sep 6

    Divorce and Brick Dust

    Divorce and Brick Dust
    The plan yesterday was to have a new sign installed in Freed Marcroft’s reception area.  Our intrepid signmaker friends spent the holiday weekend trying to get the sign itself finished for us, and yesterday evening — on…
  • Aug 31

    Back to School, Taylor Swift, and New Beginning

    Back to School, Taylor Swift, and New Beginning
    This morning our nieces headed off to first (how?) and fifth (basically impossible!) grades.  Thanks to Carla, Felicia, and Jackie, Freed Marcroft now has a kindergartener, a first grader, a second grader, an eighth grader, and…
Rank this Week: 1904

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By McClure Law Group.

http://www.texasdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 16

    Retroactive Child Support in Texa

    Retroactive Child Support in Texa
    In the Texas appellate case of In re Aer, a father appealed a divorce decree in connection with an award of retroactive child support and the distribution of marital property. The mother and father sued for divorce. The court held a…
  • Sep 5

    Defrauding the Marital Community in Texa

    Defrauding the Marital Community in Texa
    In Re Interest of MG is a recent divorce case involving issues of property division, child support, the appointment of a sole managing conservator, and visitation. The husband and wife married in Africa and then moved to Texas. At the time of…
  • Aug 30

    What to Expect When You’re Expecting (& Divorcing)

    What to Expect When You’re Expecting (& Divorcing)
    Can a married couple get divorced in Texas while the wife is pregnant? It is highly unlikely. Most Texas courts will not grant a divorce to a married couple if the wife is pregnant. Instead, the couple will have to wait until after the baby…
Rank this Week: 1961

New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

By Bruce Provda.

http://www.nydivorcefirm.com/blog
  • Sep 16

    What can kids learn from Christmas?

    What can kids learn from Christmas?
    Faceless giving does little to teach our kids the true meaning of giving. When did the spirit of giving turn into the spirit of consumerism? Our kids of all ages are targeted by advertising aimed at raising the “nag factor”. The…
  • Sep 14

    Why Didn’t He Call: Reasons Why Men Disappear (5 of 5)

    Why Didn’t He Call: Reasons Why Men Disappear (5 of 5)
    Once You Do This… There Is Not Turning Back. We Return To Part 5 Of: Why Didn’t He Call I know, we don’t live in a perfect world and we do things all the time that we regret latter, but that’s just part of living…
  • Sep 1

    Unusual custody arrangement

    Unusual custody arrangement
    How unconventional can custody arrangements get? Is every other weekend the only option? Custody arrangements with visitation every other weekend and perhaps one mid week evening is generally considered the norm. However custody arrangements…
Rank this Week: 2117

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/
  • Sep 15

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 1

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 1
    When someone calls a lawyer to proceed with an uncontested divorce, unfortunately they are often not correct in identifying the case as uncontested.  As in, an uncontested case, from start to finish.  Commonly, the…
  • May 5

    In the Matter of Oberg v. Bradley

    In the Matter of Oberg v. Bradley
    (Filed August 3, 2015) (Court of Appeals) Respondent Mother obtained an Order for Protection against Appellant Father from the district court on behalf of the parties’ minor son after the district court admitted the son’s…
  • May 5

    In the Matter of Oberg v. Bradley

    In the Matter of Oberg v. Bradley
    (Filed August 3, 2015) (Court of Appeals) Respondent Mother obtained an Order for Protection against Appellant Father from the district court on behalf of the parties’ minor son after the district court admitted the son’s…
Rank this Week: 1326