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New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

By Bruce Provda.

http://www.nydivorcefirm.com/blog
  • Feb 2

    Hidden Assets & Marital Fraud

    Hidden Assets & Marital Fraud
    Seeking a Fair Distribution of Assets In some marriages, it is common for a spouse to engage in investment activity or have financial accounts of which the other is not aware. Upon divorce it is necessary to disclose all assets, including…
  • Jan 29

    Property Division in Divorce

    Property Division in Divorce
    What Is the Value of the Marital Estate? Following child custody and support, the most important issues in a divorce often involve the division of marital assets and debts. Typically, each spouse wants to maximize the amount of property he or…
  • Jan 20

    Rights of Non-Parents and Grandparents to a Child

    Rights of Non-Parents and Grandparents to a Child
    Issues involving the rights of non-biological parents — such as grandparents, stepparents or unmarried partners — are currently the number one litigated family law issue in newyork. When someone has built a long-term relationship…
Rank this Week: 1967

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 1

    Illinois Divorce Lawyer: Divorce Planning

    Illinois Divorce Lawyer: Divorce Planning
    2016 brings to Illinois a revised and amended Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. The new Act brings some substantive changes to the way that divorce and custody is adjudicated in Illinois, but the guideline advice for preparing for…
  • Dec 31

    Illinois Divorce: 2016 Rings in New Rules for Child Custody

    Illinois Divorce: 2016 Rings in New Rules for Child Custody
    Thoughts from Law Offices of Michael F Roe as 2015 winds to a close: 2015 has been a year of successes for clients, and challenges in Illinois divorce practice, with some of the challenges including managing the maintenance statute (the...
  • Nov 22

    Parental Alienation: Illinois Divorce Lawyer

    Parental Alienation: Illinois Divorce Lawyer
    I am always careful to identify good articles on the emerging clinical science behind Parental Alienation. Here's an excellent review by Dr. Kruk for your consideration. Credit: Edward Kruk Ph.D. Recent Advances in Understanding Parental…
Rank this Week: 2110

Family Law Matters

Family Law Matters

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

http://www.justdivorce.co.uk/blog/
  • Jan 30

    WARNING – FAULTY ONLINE DIVORCE FORM (NOT OURS!)

    WARNING – FAULTY ONLINE DIVORCE FORM (NOT OURS!)
    an error in the online divorce form E on the hmcts website has meant that over 3,600 cases may have been decided using incorrect information. Continue reading →
  • Nov 27

    YOUR FAULT! NO, YOUR FAULT!

    YOUR FAULT! NO, YOUR FAULT!
    would the introduction of no fault divorce weaken the institution of marriage, or would it help parties divorce with dignity and focus on their kids? Continue reading →
  • Oct 9

    GOVERNMENT TO PROFIT FURTHER FROM DIVORCE?

    GOVERNMENT TO PROFIT FURTHER FROM DIVORCE?
    it is a matter for concern that government appears intent on making a profit from family court fees. bryan reed of justdivorce.co.uk considers this worrying development. Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 2042

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: 2113

Sonoma County Lawyer Blog

Sonoma County Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, family law, and landlord-tenant law. By the Law Offices of James V. Sansone.

http://blog.jamessansonelaw.com/
  • Jan 26

    Gay Adoption Battle Continues to Brew in Alabama and the Problem with SwanLuv

    Gay Adoption Battle Continues to Brew in Alabama and the Problem with SwanLuv
    An Alabama Supreme Court made a huge mistake. The court refused to recognize parental rights to a lesbian woman who had already adopted the children in a neighboring state. In fact, the woman at the center of this case, V.L, adopted the…
  • Jan 12

    Maternal Grandparents Help Kids Sue Father After Mother's Death

    Maternal Grandparents Help Kids Sue Father After Mother's Death
    Can minor children sue the surviving father over an estate after the mother is killed in a car accident? After a district court appointed a retired judge as Guardian Ad Litem for his children, Michael Soule filed an appeal to Supreme Court…
  • Dec 22

    Same-sex equality in the courts takes another step forward

    Same-sex equality in the courts takes another step forward
    The fight for same-sex equality in the arena of family law recently took a giant step forward. A Utah judge who earlier decided to remove a foster baby from its same-sex foster parents decided to amend his decision and return the child to…
Rank this Week: 1914

Rochester Family Lawyer Blog

Rochester Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://rochesterfamilylawyer.korotkinlaw.com
  • Jan 25

    What Makes a Marriage Valid?

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

    New Temporary Spousal Maintenance Provisions are Now In Effect

    New Temporary Spousal Maintenance Provisions are Now In Effect
    I have previously written about upcoming changes to New York’s spousal maintenance law. The Governor finally signed the new maintenance law, Ch.269 of the Domestic Relations Law on Friday, September 25th.  The Temporary Maintenance…
  • Sep 12

    Enforcement Proceedings and Attorney Retainer

    Enforcement Proceedings and Attorney Retainer
    Whenever there are proceedings brought to enforce child support or spousal support awards, attorneys can issue executions against assets owned by responsible party. In M.M. v. T.M., 2015 N.Y. Slip.Op. 25294 (Sup. Ct. Monroe Co. 2015), the…
Rank this Week: 2100

Family Law Source

Family Law Source

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

http://www.familylawyerspittsburgh.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1839

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/
  • Jan 14

    New Legislation Has Revised Typical Expectation of Parental Income

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

    Early Neutral Evaluation – Is Joint Physical Custody More or Less Likely?

    Early Neutral Evaluation – Is Joint Physical Custody More or Less Likely?
    A colleague of mine recently expressed her belief that custody neutrals conducting Early Neutral Evaluations are almost uniformly recommending joint physical custody. Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE) is the process in which a team of two…
  • Oct 9

    New Child Custody Factors Signals New Perspective

    New Child Custody Factors Signals New Perspective
    When the statutory factors to be considered in child custody cases were revised by the Minnesota Legislature earlier this year, the substance of the changes did not appear to be significant.  It is interesting to consider, though, how…
Rank this Week: 2046

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
  • Jan 13

    Most Read Posts on Our Blog in 2015

    Most Read Posts on Our Blog in 2015
    I hope 2016 is off to a great start for everyone. Here is a round-up of the most read posts on our blog in 2015. Thanks for reading, sharing and supporting us. I hope these articles helped you get to know more about your parental rights, DYFS…
  • Sep 7

    Defining Success on Your Own Terms and Working Towards It

    Defining Success on Your Own Terms and Working Towards It
    In this chapter, we touched on common practices that parents and therapists can use to reverse or at least stop the damage caused by parental alienation. We also explored some common obstacles that confront families going through this…
  • Sep 4

    What If the Alienating Parent Is Obsessed? [Part 2]

    What If the Alienating Parent Is Obsessed? [Part 2]
    Here are some more insights – continuing from where we left off in the last post: • Use the court to protect your rights and force compliance, if necessary. Under certain conditions, the court can require an appointed staff member…
Rank this Week: 1950

Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

Shares stories and information about topics relevant to Pennsylvania Family Law. By Steven R. Tabano and Associates.

http://www.tabanolaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 10

    Money Tips for You After Divorce

    Money Tips for You After Divorce
    Tips for Financial Security After Divorce If you are headed for a divorce, here are some steps you can take to help protect your financial security. Meet with an Lawyer Even if you’re hoping for a simple divorce, you can still benefit…
  • Oct 19

    Life Insurance Policy Checkup After a Divorce

    Life Insurance Policy Checkup After a Divorce
    Deciding what to do about a life insurance policy after a divorce can be a challenge. Try not to let emotions guide your actions and consider the overall impact of any moves you make. Reassess your need for life insurance The…
  • Oct 19

    Insurance Checkup After a Divorce

    Insurance Checkup After a Divorce
    Deciding what to do about life insurance after a divorce can be a challenge. Try not to let emotions guide your actions and consider the overall impact of any moves you make. Reassess your need for life insurance The primary purpose of life…
Rank this Week: 1925

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 9

    Planning for a Divorce Step by Step

    Planning for a Divorce Step by Step
    As we’ve discussed before, January is an unusually busy time for divorce attorneys. In fact, estimates from the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers indicate that the number of divorce filings in January increase by as much as…
  • Nov 30

    Refusing Spousal Support / Alimony

    Refusing Spousal Support / Alimony
    A recent article in the Huffington Post discussed some basic information about spousal support. The article was from a California family law attorney, so much of it concerned requirements specific to that state. However, one interesting…
  • Nov 24

    Relocation and Child Custody Modification in South Carolina

    Relocation and Child Custody Modification in South Carolina
    If you’re a non-custodial parent and your former spouse is considering relocating with the children, you may be left wondering about your options. While contending with the emotionally difficult idea that your children may be moved to…
Rank this Week: 2016

Real Divorce Mediation Blog

Real Divorce Mediation Blog

By Whole Mediation & Consulting Services P.C.

http://wholemediation.com/category/real-divorce-mediation/
  • Dec 21

    5 Ways to Prepare for Divorce Mediation in the New Year

    5 Ways to Prepare for Divorce Mediation in the New Year
    The holidays are hectic, happy, stressful and busy all at once— especially for families going through or approaching a divorce. According to FindLaw.com, U.S. divorce rates are highest from January to March each year. This could be due…
  • Nov 24

    Navigating the Holidays with Your Ex and the Kid

    Navigating the Holidays with Your Ex and the Kid
    The most wonderful time of the year can also be the most stressful and isolating. Expectations of good cheer are high during the holiday season, which can bring extra tension to couples that have just gone through a divorce, especially when…
  • Oct 28

    Mediation Balances Power in Divorce Proceeding

    Mediation Balances Power in Divorce Proceeding
    Many relationships have at least a slight imbalance of power between the two people involved; it’s just the nature of humans interacting together. Struggling relationships and those headed toward divorce commonly have a greater divide…
Rank this Week: 2200

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

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

http://www.deerparkdivorcelawyers.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Dec 16

    Managing the Holiday Season as an Adult Child of Divorce

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

    Same-Sex Marriage Legalized in Texa

    Same-Sex Marriage Legalized in Texa
    Same-sex marriage is perhaps one of the headlined topics in the news today, all thanks to the decision made by the U.S. Supreme Court on June 26, 2015. That groundbreaking decision made same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states across…
  • Apr 19

    Can Grandparents get custody in a CPS case?

    Can Grandparents get custody in a CPS case?
    When Children’s Protective Services (CPS) seeks to remove children from their parents for abuse or neglect, its caseworkers have a duty to seek placement of the child(ren) with a relative of either the mother or the father. Often, it is…
Rank this Week: 1986

The History of Custody Law

The History of Custody Law

Traces the development of custody law from prehistoric times to the modern day. By the Law Office of Tom James.

http://tomjameslaw.com/blog/category/history-of-custody-law-2/
  • Nov 30

    Bolden vs. Does: Eviscerating the parental rights of unwed father

    Bolden vs. Does: Eviscerating the parental rights of unwed father
    The U.S. Supreme Court’s denial of certiorari this year in the case of Bolden v. Does (In re Adoption of J.S.)1 is disappointing. This case presented the Court with a perfect opportunity to reconsider its questionable ruling in Quilloin…
  • Aug 23

    Should Custody Law Be Abolished?

    Should Custody Law Be Abolished?
    In a previous blog post1 I explained why custody designations still matter, in terms of their impact on legal rights. The bigger question behind that one is: Should custody labels still matter? To put it another way: Has the time come to…
  • Aug 15

    Effect of heterologous insemination statutes on parental right

    Effect of heterologous insemination statutes on parental right
    To enable married couples to become legal parents despite the husband’s impotency, and to obviate the need for a formal adoption, several states have enacted statutes providing that under certain circumstances a child born to a married…
Rank this Week: 1928

The Helpful Lawyer

The Helpful Lawyer

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

http://www.jackrobinson.com/blog/
  • Nov 6

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  • Oct 29

    Making the right choices with Medicare supplements and Part D prescription insurance

    Making the right choices with Medicare supplements and Part D prescription insurance
    Time to make the right choices with Medicare supplements and Part D prescription insurance It is that time of year again. Time to make the right choices with Medicare supplements and Part D prescription insurance. Medicare supplements and…
  • Jan 20

    Assault and family violence arrests in Texas are serious charge

    Assault and family violence arrests in Texas are serious charge
    Assault and family violence arrests in Texas are serious charges Assault and family violence arrests in Texas are serious charges. Many Texans don’t realize that calling the police in the heat of a domestic dispute will probably result…
Rank this Week: 1932

Lutz Law blog

Lutz Law blog

Covers Washington family law.

http://www.lutzlaw.com/articles/
  • Nov 2

    Child Custody Jurisdiction

    Child Custody Jurisdiction
    One of the most common issues that come up regarding determining custody for a child deals with whether or not Washington has jurisdiction to hear your case.  If both parents are presently in Washington and the child resides in…
  • Aug 18

    Retirement Accounts and Disability Pay From United States Military

    Retirement Accounts and Disability Pay From United States Military
    Even though you have an interest in a military retirement account as a military dependent, sometimes that interest can be compromised if the military member converts his or her retirement account into a disability based award (actually, when…
  • Jul 14

    Spousal Maintenance for Immigrant

    Spousal Maintenance for Immigrant
    It is not uncommon for a person seeking immigration status in the United States (i.e. petitioner) to find him or herself in a position where the other spouse files for a divorce but the Unites States Citizen and Immigration Service ……
Rank this Week: 2202

Minnesota Divorce Blog

Minnesota Divorce Blog

Covers divorce, alimony, and child support issues. By Mankato Family Law.

http://mankatofamilylaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 7

    The $33,000 Divorce Mistake (AKA Default Judgment)

    The $33,000 Divorce Mistake (AKA Default Judgment)
    The $33,000 Divorce Mistake I received a call the other day from a woman who was calling on behalf of her boyfriend (very common!) who said that her boyfriend was divorced about 6 years ago after a marriage of 5 years.  He didn’t…
  • Jan 21

    Divorce vs. Legal Separation In Minnesota

    Divorce vs. Legal Separation In Minnesota
    UPDATE: 1-21-2015 This is such a common question I thought I would start out the blog by answering it!  My standard quip is as a divorce lawyer I love legal separations because we get to do the same case twice (and charge accordingly!).…
  • Jan 20

    Taxes and Divorce

    Taxes and Divorce
    Taxes and Divorce in Minnesota: a Few Common Questions & Answers One of failings that us divorce lawyers have is that we usually focus on family law instead of on tax law.  In fact, many divorce lawyers actually put a bold…
Rank this Week: 1860

electronic divorce attorney

electronic divorce attorney

Covers Michigan divorce and family law matters. By Timothy P. Flynn.

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

    Completing Divorce in One Year

    Completing Divorce in One Year
    In 2003, the Michigan Supreme Court issued an administrative order requiring all county family court judges to complete divorces within a year of their filing. Since that time, county family court judges have struggled to comply.Under the…
  • Sep 25

    False Child Abuse and Neglect Complaint

    False Child Abuse and Neglect Complaint
    Sometimes, co-parents take an overly aggressive approach to reporting perceived wrongs to their county Child Protective Services. If this becomes a habit, there are steps the target parent can take to protect their custody position in a…
  • Sep 4

    Family Court Judge Refuses Divorce

    Family Court Judge Refuses Divorce
    Chancellor Jeffrey AthertonSometimes, a judge is just looking for some cheap professional attention. That's what we suspect occurred this week when a Tennessee family court judge cited the SCOTUS marriage equality decision, among other…
Rank this Week: 1804

Hattiesburg Divorce Lawyer

Hattiesburg Divorce Lawyer

Covers Mississippi divorce and family law. By Timothy J. Evans.

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

    Do I need a Lawyer?

    Do I need a Lawyer?
    I get that question fairly often. The most recent was a couple of weeks ago when a young college student came into my office in Hattiesburg. I told him what you probably expect me to say, “Yes, you need a lawyer.” Now, I know…
  • Sep 22

    Can I Get a Divorce?

    Can I Get a Divorce?
    Most people understand that if both they and their spouse want a divorce, there is almost nothing that could keep a court from granting that divorce. What happens, though, if you and your spouse don’t agree on the divorce? As with many…
  • Sep 22

    Military Divorce Revisited

    Military Divorce Revisited
    Hattiesburg is home to Camp Shelby. As such, lawyers here in town often have the opportunity to represent military personnel or their spouses in a divorce. I have previously written about military divorce, but focused on the 20-20-20 Rule.…
Rank this Week: 2132

bloody relations

bloody relations

Covers UK family law.

http://bloodyrelations.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1966

ABC Family Law Blog

ABC Family Law Blog

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

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

    Family Diplomacy is Here!

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

    Top 5 Reasons to Choose Collaborative Divorce

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

    Video: Linda Solomon And The Neutral Facilitator Collaborative Divorce Model

    Video: Linda Solomon And The Neutral Facilitator Collaborative Divorce Model
    Collaborative divorce has one simple requirement: The spouses must each retain attorneys who focus solely on helping them reach an agreement on all issues.  The collaborative attorneys are private problem-solving specialists, and they…
Rank this Week: 1913

Upstate New York Family Lawyer…

Upstate New York Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family law and traffic ticket information. By the Law Office of James B. Lesperance, Jr.

http://www.upstatenewyorkfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    #732 Third Department Round-Up for October 17, 2013

    #732 Third Department Round-Up for October 17, 2013
    Not long ago I analyzed a case very similar to this one, involving a District Attorney's office that delayed beyond the statutory six months on an indictment. As a result, the indictment was dismissed outright. I remember stating that these…
  • Jul 19

    #731 Third Department Caselaw Round-Up for October 17, 2013

    #731 Third Department Caselaw Round-Up for October 17, 2013
    This case indicates why it is so incredibly important to ensure that everything makes it into the record. Otherwise, there could be a basis for either no appeal or, just the opposite - a reversal on appeal.
  • Jul 19

    #730 Third Department Caselaw Round-Up for October 17, 2013

    #730 Third Department Caselaw Round-Up for October 17, 2013
    And here is Part 2 of that weird case ping-ponging between Schuyler County Family Court and Tompkins County Family Court, from blog post #725.
Rank this Week: 2040

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Covers Florida family and criminal law.

http://jacksonvillecriminalandfamilylawyers.com/blog/
  • Jul 17

    When Do Obligations Under Florida’s Parental Relocation Statute Begin?

    When Do Obligations Under Florida’s Parental Relocation Statute Begin?
    As we’ve discussed in prior  family law blogs, Florida has a parental relocation law, Fla. Stat. 61.13001, that requires a parent relocating more than 50 miles from their residence to obtain the other parent’s formal consent…
  • Jul 3

    Supreme Court Steps in to Protect Privacy Right

    Supreme Court Steps in to Protect Privacy Right
    Anyone who has ever watched a television or movie crime drama has watched a scene where law enforcement officers go to a hotel or motel and find a critical piece of information by checking the establishment’s records. This is an…
  • Jun 30

    Relative Adoption

    Relative Adoption
    It’s very common for family members to temporarily or permanently care for the child of another relative. Nationally, more than 2.5 million children are being raised by family members other than their parents. Often, these family…
Rank this Week: 2012

Ocala Divorce Lawyer Blog

Ocala Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida family law and divorce issues. By Anne E. Raduns.

http://www.ocalafamilylaw.com/Ocala-Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 15

    Same-Sex Marriages Now Recognized in All 50 State

    Same-Sex Marriages Now Recognized in All 50 State
    As of June 26, 2015, all 50 states in the U.S. are required to both grant and recognize same-sex marriages as legal civil marriages. The decision regarding the Obergefell v. Hodges case was made by the U.S. Supreme Court in a close 5-4…
  • Mar 13

    Divorce Questions to Ask at the End of a Marriage

    Divorce Questions to Ask at the End of a Marriage
    The importance of asking questions cannot be underestimated in life, especially when the questions are asked prior to undergoing divorce proceedings. Florida residents who prepare themselves by performing the necessary research prior to…
  • Feb 26

    Shared parenting may become a new form of child custody

    Shared parenting may become a new form of child custody
    Divorces are difficult on the spouses, but it can be even worse if there are children involved. The decision of which Florida parent has custody of the child can lead to bitterness and can be emotionally trying on the child....
Rank this Week: 1788

AmeriTrust Law Group LLC Legal…

AmeriTrust Law Group LLC Legal Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure, civil litigation, personal injury, and immigration news.

http://www.ameritrustlawgroup.com/legal-blog/
  • May 26

    Former NFL Players Sue NFL for Over-Prescribing Painkiller

    Former NFL Players Sue NFL for Over-Prescribing Painkiller
    The NFL is facing a lawsuit from former NFL players who claim all 32 teams illegally obtained painkillers and pushed them to players to keep them playing through injuries. The lawsuit claims the painkillers were prescribed without any regard…
  • May 18

    Turner Grain Bankruptcy Moves into Chapter 7 Liquidation

    Turner Grain Bankruptcy Moves into Chapter 7 Liquidation
    The contentious bankruptcy of Turner Grain Merchandising Inc. of Brinkley took an important turn on Thursday May 14, 2015 when a federal bankruptcy judge agreed to convert the company’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy into Chapter 7 liquidation.…
  • May 12

    American Eagle Energy Filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    American Eagle Energy Filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    American Eagle Energy filed chapter 11 bankruptcy after falling crude oil prices hurt the Colorado-based company. American Eagle Energy purchases and develops oil across oil fields in Montana and North Dakota. The company missed an interest…
Rank this Week: 2184

California Family Law Paralegal

California Family Law Paralegal

Features legal information, stories and cases related to California family law. By Lori Paul.

http://californiafamilylawparalegal.com/
  • Apr 23

    SERVICE OF LEGAL DOCUMENTS ON FACEBOOK? IT HAPPENS IN NEW YORK!!

    SERVICE OF LEGAL DOCUMENTS ON FACEBOOK? IT HAPPENS IN NEW YORK!!
    In case you haven’t heard, a New York judge ordered that a Wife could serve her Husband on Facebook with her divorce documents.  This was only done after the Wife could show that she had no other way to serve Husband, as he had no…
  • Feb 19

    OREGON COUPLE CHARGED WITH MURDER IN INFANT’S STARVATION DEATH

    OREGON COUPLE CHARGED WITH MURDER IN INFANT’S STARVATION DEATH
    As reported by NBC News and the Associated Press, an Oregon couple has been charged with murder after their infant son starved to death, police said. Amanda Hancock, 22, and Stephen Williams Jr., 27, of Glendale, Oregon, were arrested Tuesday…
  • Feb 12

    Cockatoo mimics Fighting Divorcing Couple

    Cockatoo mimics Fighting Divorcing Couple
    In an article in Today Pets, Elaine Sigmon, of Maiden, North Carolina, adopted the melodramatic bird about a month and a half ago. In the market for a new pet, she and her husband, Don, had visited a German shepherd breeder named Neil…
Rank this Week: 2084

Futeral & Nelson LLC Blog

Futeral & Nelson LLC Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.charlestonlaw.net/category/family-law/
  • Apr 22

    Divorcing in South Carolina When You’re Drowning in Mortgage Debt

    Divorcing in South Carolina When You’re Drowning in Mortgage Debt
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC I’ve been a divorce lawyer in Charleston, South Carolina for over 20 years now and I have handled the division of marital assets including homes. Prior to 2008, property values were…
  • Apr 17

    How to Avoid Getting Over-Billed By Your Divorce Lawyer

    How to Avoid Getting Over-Billed By Your Divorce Lawyer
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC As a divorce lawyer in Charleston, South Carolina, I’ve had clients tell me that another lawyer ripped them off during their divorce by over-billing them. Besides what I hear from…
  • Apr 16

    The South Carolina Military Parent Equal Protection Act

    The South Carolina Military Parent Equal Protection Act
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC As a former member of the armed forces and a military divorce attorney in Charleston, it’s been my privilege to help mothers and fathers who face challenges in custody and visitation…
Rank this Week: 1916

The Interplay Between Bankruptcy…

The Interplay Between Bankruptcy and Divorce Law in Virginia

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

http://bankruptcydivorceblawg.com
Rank this Week: 1751

Family Law Update

Family Law Update

Covers California family law. By Kring & Chung Attorneys LLP.

http://www.kcfamilylawupdate.com/
  • Oct 8

    Wage Garnishment and Domestic Support Orders: Know Your Rights and Responsibilitie

    Wage Garnishment and Domestic Support Orders: Know Your Rights and Responsibilitie
    The two most common types of support orders in family law are for child support and spousal support. A child support order, for example, specifies a certain amount of money to be paid per month for the support of a child. In a bad economy,…
  • Aug 22

    Guideline Child Support in California

    Guideline Child Support in California
    By: Hoang-Anh Zapien When parties with children begin the divorce process, the first question they usually have is, “How much do I have to pay?” or “How much will I get?” in child support. In the state of California, the term…
  • Apr 5

    Evidence in a Divorce and/or Custody Hearing

    Evidence in a Divorce and/or Custody Hearing
    Many hearings in the family court involve supplying the court with evidence as to your claims. Only relevant and competent evidence can be received and considered by the court. Not every scrap of paper accumulated is going to be…
Rank this Week: 1989

Georgia Prenuptial and Postnuptial…

Georgia Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements Blog

Covers Prenuptial Agreements, Postnuptial Agreements and Reconciliation Agreements in Georgia. By Stephen Worrall.

http://www.gaprenuptial.com/
  • Mar 1

    Marietta Family Law Attorney Ponders: Can a Postnuptial Agreement Save Your Marriage?

    Marietta Family Law Attorney Ponders: Can a Postnuptial Agreement Save Your Marriage?
    Think “prenuptial agreement” and you think “I love you!”, right? Perhaps not!
  • Aug 1

    5 Myths About Premarital Agreement

    5 Myths About Premarital Agreement
    California attorney and mediator Diana Mercer has published an excellent article (reprinted below) on a number of myths about prenuptial agreements.
  • Feb 13

    Protect your assets with a prenuptial agreement

    Protect your assets with a prenuptial agreement
    Traditional marriage vows are increasingly being revised to delete the words "till death do us part." Since almost half of all marriages end in divorce, many people who have children from a prior marriage or desire to protect assets such as…
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Texas Family Law Blog

Texas Family Law Blog

An exploration of family law In Texas. By Sean Y. Palmer.

http://texasfamilylawblog.wordpress.com
  • May 13

    Texas Frozen Embryo Case of Roman v. Roman Finally Over

    Texas Frozen Embryo Case of Roman v. Roman Finally Over
    On thing can be said for Augusta Roman, she certainly fought her legal case until the bitter end.   In a Harris County, Texas divorce, she wanted to be awarded frozen embryos she had created with her husband when they were still…
  • May 13

    Texas Frozen Embryo Case of Roman v. Roman Finally Over

    Texas Frozen Embryo Case of Roman v. Roman Finally Over
    On thing can be said for Augusta Roman, she certainly fought her legal case until the bitter end.   In a Harris County, Texas divorce, she wanted to be awarded frozen embryos she had created with her husband when they…
  • May 8

    Custody of Your Pet in a Divorce

    Custody of Your Pet in a Divorce
    Many couples, because of age or by choice do not have children- at least the two legged type.  For many couples, their beloved pets are considered their “children”.  This is why when divorce comes along, parties can feel just as much…
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Ontario Family Law Blog

Ontario Family Law Blog

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

http://www.ontariofamilylawblog.com
  • Feb 9

    Representing Yourself in Separation/Divorce: Is There Anyone to Help?

    Representing Yourself in Separation/Divorce: Is There Anyone to Help?
    Do you want to represent yourself in your separation/divorce? Makes sense. You can save a lot of money. But you aren’t a lawyer. It can be a bit scary. We can support you in a variety of ways. We can draft documents for you but you go…
  • Feb 5

    3 Ways Your Divorce is More Complicated than It Needs to Be (and How to Fix It)

    3 Ways Your Divorce is More Complicated than It Needs to Be (and How to Fix It)
    Nobody says at the wedding ceremony: “People have gathered together to celebrate the very special love between BRIDE and GROOM, by joining them in marriage, for approximately 3 years.” No one would hire that priest if that would…
  • Feb 3

    CLEO’s Steps to a Family Law Case

    CLEO’s Steps to a Family Law Case
    Here is a new tool for family law clients. It is an interesting flow chart that explains the various processes for resolution of family law issues. Unfortunately, it gives very little space to Collaborative Practice  and ignores the…
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San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.sandiegodivorceattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    Student Loans at Divorce: A refresher on assignment and potential reimbursement

    Student Loans at Divorce: A refresher on assignment and potential reimbursement
    It is no secret that the cost of higher education in America is HIGH. Each year, the average amount of student loans borrowed increases, as does the number of students taking out educational loans. A 2013 study done by the One Wisconsin…
  • Feb 8

    Sherri Shepherd Relentlessly Attempts to Renounce Child

    Sherri Shepherd Relentlessly Attempts to Renounce Child
    No, Sherri Shepherd’s case is not in being heard in California, but that does not make the facts of her legal battle any less intriguing to us California divorce lawyers. It has certainly left me hypothecating as to what the outcome of…
  • Jan 28

    My House, My Rule

    My House, My Rule
    It sounds cliché (because it is), but if I had a dollar for every time I heard my parents tell me, “as long as you live under my roof, you will follow my rules” I assure you I would be enjoying an early retirement somewhere…
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Law Matters Blog

Law Matters Blog

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

http://vtlegalhelp.com/our-blog/
  • Feb 9

    Bail Revisited… Again

    Bail Revisited… Again
    Note: Attorney Davis originally wrote this post as a contributor for SCOV Law. Here we are in the depths of bail troubles again. We’ve probably had more segments on bail than there are Harry Potter movies. We’ll call this one:…
  • Jan 21

    My Statutory Prerogative

    My Statutory Prerogative
    Note: this blog was originally written and posted for SCOV Law. Demarest v. Underhill, 2016 VT 10 This case focuses on who gets the responsibility of maintaining an old, rough road in Underhill, Vermont: the Town that has historically…
  • Sep 18

    Vermont’s Star Chamber Blacklists The Poor

    Vermont’s Star Chamber Blacklists The Poor
    Imagine living in a Vermont where you, without any notice, are put on a secret government blacklist so that you are prohibited for life from earning a livelihood in hundreds of occupations. Imagine the only way to be removed from the…
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Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.texasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    Divorce Mistakes to Avoid When Dividing Retirement Asset

    Divorce Mistakes to Avoid When Dividing Retirement Asset
    The most sensitive part of dividing property in a divorce often involves retirement assets. Instead of splitting traditional retirement assets equally, the more thoughtful approach is to consider the real needs of spouses after a divorce and…
  • Feb 8

    The Most Affordable and Most Expensive States to Get a Divorce: Where does Texas Stand?

    The Most Affordable and Most Expensive States to Get a Divorce: Where does Texas Stand?
    If your marriage woes have come to a head and separation seems to be the only option you have left, consider the state you’re living in before filing for divorce. Depending on the state you’re from, the cost of a divorce in the…
  • Feb 7

    Utah Now Recognizes Same-Sex Common-Law Marriage After Landmark Decision

    Utah Now Recognizes Same-Sex Common-Law Marriage After Landmark Decision
    For Christmas, Nicki Bidlack received the best present she could ever hope for: a piece of paper designating her, along with the late Sara Clow, as the mother and legal guardian of her two-year old son. Bidlack, a resident of Ogden, Utah, was…
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Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Feb 8

    SUPERIOR COURT REVISITS HUSS V. WEAVER BUT MAKES NO CHANGE TO THE PANEL DECISION.

    SUPERIOR COURT REVISITS HUSS V. WEAVER BUT MAKES NO CHANGE TO THE PANEL DECISION.
    On September 28, 2014 Aaron Weems posted a blog in which he reported on a panel Decision of the Superior Court holding that a Father’s contractual undertaking to pay $10,000 to a Mother each time he sought to modify an agreed custody…
  • Feb 1

    Discovery Master Programs Increase to Handle Volume of E-Discovery

    Discovery Master Programs Increase to Handle Volume of E-Discovery
    In nearly every facet of litigation, the issue of electronic discovery and how to manage its production and review is becoming an important issue. This is no different in family law cases. Increasingly, individuals, businesses, and financial…
  • Jan 27

    Superior Court Rules Against TV Personality & Affirms Reproductive Contract

    Superior Court Rules Against TV Personality & Affirms Reproductive Contract
    My partner in Philadelphia, Julia Swain, recently published an article in the Philadelphia Bar Association Reporter (Page 15) addressing the case of television personality Sherri Shepherd and her attempts to invalidate a surrogacy…
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St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer…

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Missouri family law. By Brinkman & Alter, LLC.

http://www.stlouiscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
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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/
  • Feb 8

    Will you be my Divorce Valentine?

    Will you be my Divorce Valentine?
    Valentine’s Day should be the day of love and romance, roses and chocolate. Right? For some yes, but for divorce lawyers, February is well into the swing of Divorce Season. Studies conducted by AVVO cite to a 40% spike in new divorce…
  • Feb 2

    Divorce Season – 6 topics to consider when meeting with a lawyer

    Divorce Season – 6 topics to consider when meeting with a lawyer
    January is the month for examination of our lives to find areas for improvement. Some join a gym; others focus on weight loss or financial budgeting. But yet others contemplate a more major life change in January – divorce. January to…
  • Jan 26

    5 questions if you want to keep the house after divorce

    5 questions if you want to keep the house after divorce
    In December, Dallas showed up in the #4 spot on Realtor.com’s list of hottest real estate markets. It moved up one spot from November, when it was ranked at #5. In the latest report, Dallas was outranked by only three other U.S. cities…
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Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
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Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
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Creative Resolutions Blog

Creative Resolutions Blog

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

http://www.newyorkdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 5

    Trickle Down Divorce

    Trickle Down Divorce
    I heard someone suggest that when thinking about New Year’s Resolutions you should think about what you can do that will have an impact in 200-400 years.  And that got me thinking about the work I do and how much of an impact it…
  • Jan 14

    Mediation or Collaborative Divorce: Which process is right for you?

    Mediation or Collaborative Divorce: Which process is right for you?
    When it comes to choosing an alternative to divorcing in court, both divorce mediation and collaborative divorce have their own unique advantages. Divorce Mediation Divorce mediation is a private and confidential method of non-adversarial…
  • Dec 28

    The Role of Consulting Attorneys in Mediation

    The Role of Consulting Attorneys in Mediation
    Mediation is a great process for maintaining limited involvement with attorneys, but they shouldn’t be shut out completely. Recently I’ve spoken to a number of potential clients who are about to enter into the divorce process and…
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Missouri Divorce and Family Law…

Missouri Divorce and Family Law Blog

Covers alimony/maintenance, bankruptcy, child support, custody and visitation, divorce, paternity, property division and taxes. By Mark Wortman.

http://familylaw.mwortmanlaw.com/
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Iowa Family Law Blog

Iowa Family Law Blog

By Dickinson Mackaman Tyler & Hagen, PC.

http://www.dickinsonlaw.com/blog-search-page/?cat=22
  • Feb 3

    An examination of alimony guidelines by the Iowa Supreme Court

    An examination of alimony guidelines by the Iowa Supreme Court
    The Iowa Supreme Court noted that “even if spousal support guidelines may provide a useful reality check in some cases, because they are not Iowa law, they can serve neither as the starting point for a trial court nor as the decisive…
  • Jan 13

    Winning the lottery but losing in the divorce

    Winning the lottery but losing in the divorce
    If you are still in the throes (or woes?) of your divorce proceedings, it is very likely that a court would divide your winnings with your soon-to-be ex-spouse because the proceeds will be considered marital property.
  • Jun 26

    United States Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage

    United States Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage
    In reaching the conclusion that “same-sex couples may exercise the right to marry,” the Court analyzed four fundamental principles of marriage...
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Maryland Family Law

Maryland Family Law

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

http://mdfamilylaw.typepad.com/sunderman/
  • Feb 2

    What are your priorities in divorce?

    What are your priorities in divorce?
    Negotiating a divorce and dividing assets gives the spouses a lot of freedom in fashioning an agreement that works for both of them. For example, in the case of dispute of jointly owned real property, the court may only be...
  • Jan 12

    Maryland Judiciary Releases New App

    Maryland Judiciary Releases New App
    The Maryland Judiciary has released a new app designed to help the public navigate the legal system, including providing information about legal clinics and pro bono services. The courts have seen a huge increase in the number of people…
  • Jan 7

    2016 Super Lawyer

    2016 Super Lawyer
    I am very excited to announce that I have again been selected as a Maryland Super Lawyers Rising Star 2016. You can access the online magazine here. Super Lawyers are selected based on peer nominations and independent research. You can...
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HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

http://heyannette.com/blog/
  • Feb 2

    Time Again For That Dependency Exemption Thing

    Time Again For That Dependency Exemption Thing
    Tax time is here, and once again I’ll note that you MUST have a Form 8332 executed by the custodial parent (the parent who has the children at least 50% of the time) in order to claim the child as a dependent on your tax return, even if…
  • Jan 30

    What To Call a Stepparent; Who Chooses?

    What To Call a Stepparent; Who Chooses?
    When Mom and Dad don’t live together, and one or both parents enter a new relationship, it’s common for a child to have other significant adult figures in their lives. What should a child call the new stepmother/…
  • Dec 30

    Arizona Family Law in 2015

    Arizona Family Law in 2015
    So what happened in family law in Arizona in 2015? Well, a few things. 1. Parenting Coordinator Rule change. The original parenting coordinator rule came into effect for the first time on January 1, 2006. Before that, there was no such thing…
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