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The Law Office of Christine M…

The Law Office of Christine M Bechtold, LLC

Covers Georgia family law.

http://bechtold-law.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 11

    Free Consultation

    Free Consultation
    Email Christine@Bechtold-Law.com to schedule your free consultation in the new year. #NewYearsResolution #FamilyLawhttps://twitter.com/BechtoldLaw/status/815906858124845056Contact the Law Office of Christine M Bechtold, LLC today to schedule…
  • Jan 2

    Happy New Yeat 2017

    Happy New Yeat 2017
    May you have a brighter tomorrow with new opportunities. Happy 2017!Contact The Law Office of Christine M Bechtold at Christine@Bechtold-Law.com today to schedule your free initial consultation in the new year.Contact the Law Office of…
  • Nov 2

    Be An Informed Voter 2016

    Be An Informed Voter 2016
    Know before you go.  Be an informed voter and review a sample ballot for your county before you head to your polling place this Election Day. Sample Ballot for Gwinnett County Georgia: …
Rank this Week: 2994

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Jan 9

    Parliament on d.v. : turns out its not so easy to ask the right questions…

    Parliament on d.v. : turns out its not so easy to ask the right questions…
    There was an important debate in Parliament today. The government was put on the spot about the scandalous cross examination of victims of rape by the perpetrators of such abuse. It is a shame that the video footage of the house shows so…
  • Dec 30

    Cross Examination of Complainants – why on earth is it happening?

    Cross Examination of Complainants – why on earth is it happening?
    There has been a lot of coverage of this issue in the media in the last couple of weeks, most recently here : Family courts chief backs end to abusers cross-examining their victims There was also some coverage last week which led to a…
  • Dec 28

    With respect and not a little trepidation…

    With respect and not a little trepidation…
    I find myself this Christmas with not one but two books to review, both by recently retired judges. Both slender and thus swift to read, but otherwise very different, not least because one is written by a former High Court Judge, whilst…
Rank this Week: 4098

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jan 9

    The UTMA Quagmire

    The UTMA Quagmire
    It was the Uniform Gift to Minors Act. Then it became the Uniform Transfer to Minors Act. The goal was the same. To permit parents to set aside money for their children until they attained their majority or to use it for their benefit along…
  • Jan 4

    Where Stated Goal Is Marriage, Adoption May Be Revoked

    Where Stated Goal Is Marriage, Adoption May Be Revoked
    Just days before a separate panel of the Superior Court held that Pennsylvania courts may assume jurisdiction to dissolve civil unions, Judges Gantman, Bender and Panella issued a published opinion, In re Adoption of R.A.B., Jr., holding that…
  • Dec 29

    Look Under The Tree And There’s A Family Law Case Involving Evidence

    Look Under The Tree And There’s A Family Law Case Involving Evidence
    Not terribly exciting but evidence rulings are hard to find and ones where a family law ruling is reversed based on evidence used by the trial judge are especially rare. Johnson v. Johnson 2016 Pa. Super. 294 is a published panel decision…
Rank this Week: 4322

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

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

    5 Ways to Handle Electronic Data During a Divorce

    5 Ways to Handle Electronic Data During a Divorce
    Divorces are intrinsically very tricky situations. At a time where most, if not all people, rely heavily on electronic data and communications, this added dimension throws in some extra challenges for couples facing divorce, as well as the…
  • Jan 4

    Texas Republican Aiming for Tougher Divorce Proce

    Texas Republican Aiming for Tougher Divorce Proce
    It’s not exactly a secret that Texas Republicans have taken a hard line stance on issues such as bathroom laws, abortion, and Planned Parenthood among many others. Now, the Texas GOP seems to be turning its sights on another social…
  • Jan 4

    Texas Republican Aiming for Tougher Divorce Proce

    Texas Republican Aiming for Tougher Divorce Proce
    It’s not exactly a secret that Texas Republicans have taken a hard line stance on issues such as bathroom laws, abortion, and Planned Parenthood among many others. Now, the Texas GOP seems to be turning its sights on another social…
Rank this Week: 1725

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/
  • Jan 9

    Deciphering the Complicated Process of Property Distribution

    Deciphering the Complicated Process of Property Distribution
    The distribution of property in connection with a divorce is a complex legal issue. Even answers to seemingly simple questions like who should get a marital home that was purchased before the wedding may surprise you. Courts consider a number…
  • Dec 26

    Keep Your Child Safe – and Warm – in the Car

    Keep Your Child Safe – and Warm – in the Car
    Now that winter has arrived and the temperatures are dropping, most parents want to make sure their children are bundled up against the cold. Be aware, however, that the same coats that keep children warm when outdoors in the winter months…
  • Dec 12

    Do You Need a Forensic Accountant?

    Do You Need a Forensic Accountant?
    A crucial part of the divorce process is dividing up the couple’s assets and debts in as equitable a manner as possible. Sometimes this distribution of assets is simple, while other times it is much more complicated,…
Rank this Week: 2536

Texas Family Law Blog

Texas Family Law Blog

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

http://www.austintexaslegal.com/Blog/
  • Jan 9

    No-Fault Divorces In Texas May Become Harder After New Bill

    No-Fault Divorces In Texas May Become Harder After New Bill
    In Texas, a no-fault divorce is the default mechanism to request a divorce.  Officially by Texas law, a no-fault divorce is when there are conflicts between two parties that could not reasonably be overcome.  In reality, it is…
  • Jan 5

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 15: Managing Your Resources & Case Planning:

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 15: Managing Your Resources & Case Planning:
    Managing Your Resources & Case Planning   The most important thing to remember is that with the amount of information to keep track of in a CPS case, you must write everything down! You know by now how complicated a CPS case is, it…
  • Jan 2

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 14: Moving Forward

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 14: Moving Forward
      How to Move Forward If Your Child Is Not Coming Home   First and foremost, remember that you are not alone in this matter. Losing a child is the hardest thing a parent could go through, whether you voluntarily agree to give up…
Rank this Week: 1403

New Jersey Family Law

New Jersey Family Law

Features case law, legislative enactments and news about New Jersey divorce and matrimonial developments. By Charles C. Abut.

http://www.njdivorceblog.typepad.com/
Rank this Week: 3512

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 9

    Imputation of Income for the Purposes of Calculating Maintenance in Illinoi

    Imputation of Income for the Purposes of Calculating Maintenance in Illinoi
    Section 504 of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act addresses maintenance.  The Internal Revenue Service calls it “alimony” on tax forms, and it’s sometimes called spousal support.   Under the law,…
  • Nov 28

    Illinois Child Support: Modification in the Event of a Job Lo

    Illinois Child Support: Modification in the Event of a Job Lo
    Under Illinois law, child support may be modified upon a substantial change in circumstances.  Normally, a job loss is considered a substantial change in circumstances which would warrant a modification of child support, but sometimes it…
  • Nov 14

    Can your spouse be required to pay your attorney fees under Illinois law?

    Can your spouse be required to pay your attorney fees under Illinois law?
    In Illinois, during a divorce, either party can ask the court to order the other party to pay some or all of his or her attorney fees while the case is pending.  Section 501(c-1) of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act…
Rank this Week: 1413

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
  • Jan 9

    What Happens to Child Support if My Child Is Taken From Me?

    What Happens to Child Support if My Child Is Taken From Me?
    Every child has the right to financial support from both parents, regardless of who has custody. The responsibility to financially support your child doesn’t necessarily go away if you lose custody or if your child is taken from you.
  • Jan 6

    Your Responsibilities as a Parent During School Break

    Your Responsibilities as a Parent During School Break
    You have certain responsibilities as a parent during school breaks, regardless of who has custody. Your main responsibility is making sure your child has adequate supervision when not in school and that you speak with the custodial parent…
  • Jan 5

    How Are Foster Parents Screened?

    How Are Foster Parents Screened?
    Because children in foster care often have unique needs, foster parents are carefully screened and given training on how to care for a foster child.
Rank this Week: 2594

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/
  • Jan 8

    My Marriage is NOT Irretrievably Broken, But My Spouse Wants a Divorce.

    My Marriage is NOT Irretrievably Broken, But My Spouse Wants a Divorce.
    Florida is a no-fault divorce state. What this means is that the Florida court judges do not need to hear testimony or be shown evidence to support that one party caused the breakdown of the marriage or that the breakdown of the marriage…
  • Dec 25

    Do I Qualify for Permanent Alimony?

    Do I Qualify for Permanent Alimony?
    Florida law allows for a court to grant various types of alimony awards. The types of alimony in Florida are lump sum, durational, temporary, rehabilitative, bridge the gap, and permanent. Naturally most people who would qualify as the…
  • Dec 19

    Modifying Child Support- What is a substantial change in circumstances?

    Modifying Child Support- What is a substantial change in circumstances?
    Parents often express a desire to modify or suspend their child support obligation. The reason for the desire often varies, I’ve heard things such as, the other parent doesn’t mind not receiving support, the child support amount…
Rank this Week: 4277

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
  • Jan 8

    Best age to get Married To Reduce Chance of A Divorce. 

    Best age to get Married To Reduce Chance of A Divorce. 
    Studies show that there is a time in your life that it statistically better to get married so that you have the least chance of facing a divorce. The thinkin gos hat you wnat to be mature enough to recognize a good spouse partner and not so…
  • Jan 7

    World Series Ticket Fight Lands in Divorce Court. 

    World Series Ticket Fight Lands in Divorce Court. 
    As if you needed another reason to learn how to protect yourself and your important personal assets. This case out of Chicago will remind you that buying tickets and box seats with community funds can cost you.  This poor guy bought…
  • Jan 6

    Can Brad Pitt be told who to date by Angelina Jolie?

    Can Brad Pitt be told who to date by Angelina Jolie?
      The rumors are flying that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are doing battle on their post divorce relationships. Some people are saying that Angie wants to limit who Brad can date and how publicly. Sure  sounds like someone is being…
Rank this Week: 3147

Australian Divorce Blog

Australian Divorce Blog

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

http://australiandivorce.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 7

    The top 10 ways to get over the Christmas disaster

    The top 10 ways to get over the Christmas disaster
    Christmas is one of those times when, according to the films, romance is in the air and the world is all of sparkle with love. All too often, it is full of pain and misery as couples split up, burdened by heat, flies, debt and those God…
  • Dec 17

    Family Court recognises US pre-birth surrogacy order

    Family Court recognises US pre-birth surrogacy order
    Family Court of Australia court registers US pre-birth surrogacy order In a groundbreaking decision, for the first time ever, the Family Court of Australia has registered a US surrogacy order. The effect of the Australian order means, that…
  • Oct 9

    Court orders wife to refund over $200k in spousal maintenance

    Court orders wife to refund over $200k in spousal maintenance
    A  case last year in the Family Court of Australia, which had the effect of requiring the wife to repay the husband over $215,000 in spousal maintenance previously paid has demonstrated that it is possible for substantial interim spousal…
Rank this Week: 1350

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

http://www.alabamacriminalandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 7

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws: Possession of Marijuana

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

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws: Possession of Marijuana

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws: Possession of Marijuana
    it is important that anyone accused of the offense of possession of marijuana confer with a lawyer at the earliest possible time in order to explore all options that may be available.
  • Dec 21

    Is Alabama’s Expungement Law About to Get Better?

    Is Alabama’s Expungement Law About to Get Better?
    We at Skier & Associates have received information that there will be a bill filed in the upcoming legislative session that would expand Alabama’s existing expungement law to allow expungement of certain convictions as well as…
Rank this Week: 2460

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Covers Florida family and criminal law.

http://jacksonvillecriminalandfamilylawyers.com/blog/
  • Jan 6

    Municipal Code Violations May Impact Your Home’s Title

    Municipal Code Violations May Impact Your Home’s Title
    Municipal codes, as they relate to real property, serve to protect the welfare of local communities. They set standards for health and safety and aim to prevent treacherous conditions that may not be obvious to the lay person. Code violations…
  • Dec 26

    Florida Bankruptcy Exemptions Provide Protection

    Florida Bankruptcy Exemptions Provide Protection
    Florida Bankruptcy Exemptions Chapter 7 bankruptcy is what most people would think of when they think “bankruptcy.” It is the process by which individuals have many or all of their debts discharged. This is achieved through a…
  • Dec 4

    Florida Real Estate Basics: The Deed

    Florida Real Estate Basics: The Deed
    If you are buying or selling a home in Florida, you expect to fill out a lot of documents in the process but may not know the meaning of each of the documents involved in your Florida real estate sale. One of the most important documents is…
Rank this Week: 1432

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/
  • Jan 6

    How to Dress for Divorce Court

    How to Dress for Divorce Court
    When it’s time to finalize your divorce, the way you dress for divorce court can have an impact on the outcome of your case. This isn’t to suggest that the judge won’t be as impartial as possible regardless of what you…
  • Dec 16

    What the Minnesota/Texas Adoption Research Project Teaches U

    What the Minnesota/Texas Adoption Research Project Teaches U
    The Minnesota/Texas Adoption Research Project is a longitudinal study that explores the effect of the nature of adoption. It’s a collaborative effort between the University of Minnesota and the University of Texas at Austin. Recruitment…
  • Dec 8

    Will the Bitter 2016 Presidential Election Cause Some Couples to Get Divorced?

    Will the Bitter 2016 Presidential Election Cause Some Couples to Get Divorced?
    In a recent article in the New York Times, Dr. Kerry Maguire reportedly threatened to divorce her dentist husband, Dr. Tom Stossel, if he voted for Donald Trump in the 2016 Presidential Election. While we don’t know whether he actually…
Rank this Week: 1914

Wayne Dawkins Lawyers' Perth…

Wayne Dawkins Lawyers' Perth Family Law Blog

Covers divorce and separation in Australia.

http://www.waynedawkinslaw.com.au/blog/
Rank this Week: 1719

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: 1899

(619) Divorce Blog

(619) Divorce Blog

Divorce and Family Law topics related to San Diego, CA.

http://619divorce.com/blog/
  • Jan 5

    More Child Support Drama for Sherri Shepherd

    More Child Support Drama for Sherri Shepherd
    The $4,100 that Sherri Shepherd pays to estranged husband Lamar Sally might not be enough – according to Sally. More Child Support Drama for Sherri Shepherd Last December, Sally requested an increase in the child support he…
  • Dec 28

    What to Avoid During Your Divorce

    What to Avoid During Your Divorce
    We’ve all heard the divorce horror stories. Perhaps a family member or friend is going through one. They fill our news almost daily. When multimillionaire and billionaires divorce no expense or tactic is spared. But even for those with…
  • Dec 20

    When Child Custody Becomes War

    When Child Custody Becomes War
    Child custody cases can get combative. Typically, both parents want equal time with their children. But all too often a parent will try to argue that the other parent isn’t fit to raise a child. Here are some things you can do to…
Rank this Week: 1946

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Covers family and injury law, estate planning and medical malpractice. By Martin Heller Potempa & Sheppard, PLLC.

http://www.tennesseeattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1978

Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

By David Wolkowitz.

http://uncontesteddivorceinillinois.com/
  • Jan 3

    Free Divorce Consultation Must Read!

    Free Divorce Consultation Must Read!
    Do you need a free consultation with a divorce lawyer? That’s an understandable desire. Who doesn’t like free stuff’? But if you want to get a fast and affordable uncontested divorce in Illinois, you need to read this…
  • Jan 2

    Top 5 Question in Uncontested Divorce

    Top 5 Question in Uncontested Divorce
    Want to start an uncontested divorce in Illinois? Then you should check out these top 5 questions in uncontested divorce in Illinois. It might help you get a fast and affordable amicable divorce. Or, if you are ready to get started now,…
  • Jan 1

    Want the best uncontested divorce lawyer?

    Want the best uncontested divorce lawyer?
    If you want the best uncontested divorce lawyer in Illinois, you’ve come to the right place! This article will give you some things to think about when you are ready to start your divorce. When you hire the right Illinois divorce…
Rank this Week: 2385

St. Charles Divorce Lawyer Blog

St. Charles Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.stcharlesdivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2225

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/
  • Jan 3

    Tracking the changes in the Montgomery County Schools calendar

    Tracking the changes in the Montgomery County Schools calendar
    If you've been following the news, you know that the schedule for the Montgomery County Public Schools has been evolving the past few years. Bell times were moved later (are are maybe going back?) and additional days off have been...
  • Oct 31

    Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Domestic Violence Awareness Month
    This month brings to a close domestic violence awareness month. There are a number of programs available to help victims of domestic violence, including a new Family Justice Center in Prince George's County. In Maryland, a victim of abuse…
  • Aug 23

    MCPS Increases Reporting to Child Protective Service

    MCPS Increases Reporting to Child Protective Service
    The Town Courier reports that the number of cases reported to Child Protective Services during fiscal year 2016 increased to 3,347 incidences. The increase was attributed to a change in policy encouraging employees of Montgomery County Public…
Rank this Week: 1520

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By McClure Law Group.

http://www.texasdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 3

    Texas Parental Right to Make Medical and Psychological Treatment Decision

    Texas Parental Right to Make Medical and Psychological Treatment Decision
    In Davenport v. Davenport, a mother and a father each appealed from a trial court’s order related to their counter-petitions to modify the parent-child relationship. The couple was divorced in 2005, one year after their daughter was…
  • Jan 2

    Sperm Donors, Artificial Insemination, and Paternity in Texa

    Sperm Donors, Artificial Insemination, and Paternity in Texa
    In re Interest of PS is a Texas case that illustrates the importance of consulting an experienced family law lawyer in connection with any plans for artificial insemination. An appellate court reviewed whether a father qualified as a…
  • Dec 27

    Property Division and Adult Disabled Child in Texas Divorce Case

    Property Division and Adult Disabled Child in Texas Divorce Case
    In the Matter of Luna and Vicente Luna considered an appeal from a final divorce decree in 2015, which was memorialized in a written decree that granted a couple’s divorce, divided their property, and provided for support and…
Rank this Week: 1907

The Woodlands Divorce Attorney,…

The Woodlands Divorce Attorney, Conroe Divorce Attorney

Covers divorce and family law in the Woodlands and Houston. By Richard L. Shea.

http://thewoodlandsdivorce.com
  • Jan 3

    Don’t Lose Your Chance For No Fault Divorce in The Woodland

    Don’t Lose Your Chance For No Fault Divorce in The Woodland
    No fault divorce is one of the most common types of divorce. You may recognize it as an uncontested divorce. It is a great option when you want to get on with your life rather than spend a lot of time and money playing the blame game in an…
  • Nov 29

    An Overlooked Divorce Mediation Requirement? How to Protect Yourself

    An Overlooked Divorce Mediation Requirement? How to Protect Yourself
    Your divorce lawyer needs to know every divorce mediation requirement before you use mediation. Mediated Settlement Agreements (MSA) are very powerful tools when it comes to divorce in The Woodlands. If you follow all of the rules, then you…
  • Mar 1

    Don’t Lose Control of Your Business During Divorce

    Don’t Lose Control of Your Business During Divorce
    Getting a divorce in The Woodlands is already stressful enough for most people. When you add in a closely held business owned with other partners or a business operated entirely by a husband or wife it can get even more Read More
Rank this Week: 4836

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 1713

Texas Collaborative Law Blog

Texas Collaborative Law Blog

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

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

    How to Slowly Prepare for a Divorce

    How to Slowly Prepare for a Divorce
    Having Time to Think and PlanIf you are not in an emergency situation or under pressure to make quick decisions, you can actually prepare for a divorce that can be fairly rational.  That's not to say that you and your spouse will not act…
  • Dec 1

    Comparison Shopping for Attorney

    Comparison Shopping for Attorney
    When people are considering filing for divorce, they usually start to think about  hiring an attorney. Unless someone knows a family law attorney or has had experience with many attorneys, it may be hard to get started in choosing one.…
  • Oct 15

    Is Collaborative Law Safe Without the Injunctions?

    Is Collaborative Law Safe Without the Injunctions?
    In almost every divorce, Collaborative or litigated, there is mistrust between the parties.  Often, one or both parties feel vulnerable and at risk of being taken advantage of. Fortunately, Collaborative Divorces have safety features to…
Rank this Week: 1969

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/
  • Dec 31

    Over 50 Custody Battle Tips for Mothers That Will Help Moms Make Smart Decision

    Over 50 Custody Battle Tips for Mothers That Will Help Moms Make Smart Decision
    Hello moms. In this article about custody battle tips for mothers, we are going to tell you something you deserve to know – the blunt truth. Custody battle tips for mothers starts with: the truth about the California family law system,…
  • Nov 24

    Family Code 2030 Attempts to Bring Fairness to the California Divorce Proce

    Family Code 2030 Attempts to Bring Fairness to the California Divorce Proce
    Family Code 2030 is one of the most important California laws we have in divorce, legal separation and annulment cases. Family Code 2030 is intended to bring fairness to the California divorce process. It is designed to ensure that both the…
  • Nov 21

    What are Epstein Credits and Watts Charges?

    What are Epstein Credits and Watts Charges?
    What are Epstein Credits? What are Watts Charges? Their name don’t offer much help but this article will. Epstein Credits and Watts Charges often come up in a California divorce case. Spouses usually learn about Epstein Credits and…
Rank this Week: 2386

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 30

    Appealing a California Divorce Decision – In re Marriage of Plasse

    Appealing a California Divorce Decision – In re Marriage of Plasse
    If you don’t like a ruling from a trial court in a divorce case, you have the right to appeal. The problem, however, is that appeals courts take a fairly deferential stance in those cases. As the Fourth District Court of Appeals…
  • Dec 15

    Marital Home Issues in California Divorce Cases – In re Marriage of Moosa

    Marital Home Issues in California Divorce Cases – In re Marriage of Moosa
    The family home is often a source of much debate in California divorce cases. State law generally treats real estate obtained by one or both spouses during the marriage as community property to be divided equally upon divorce. Spouses…
  • Nov 29

    Father’s Marijuana Habit Fair Game in California Child Custody Case – Marriage of Weber

    Father’s Marijuana Habit Fair Game in California Child Custody Case – Marriage of Weber
    Marijuana is now legal in California for both medicinal and recreational use. But, as the state’s Fourth District Court of Appeals recently explained, that doesn’t mean pot is off limits for courts considering child custody cases.…
Rank this Week: 2428

Family Law Source

Family Law Source

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

http://www.familylawyerspittsburgh.com/blog/
  • Dec 30

    Pennsylvania Bar Association Honors Pittsburgh Divorce Attorney David Pollock

    Pennsylvania Bar Association Honors Pittsburgh Divorce Attorney David Pollock
    Pittsburgh divorce attorney David S. Pollock, founding partner of leading family law firm Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC, will be presented with the Eric Turner Memorial Award during the Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law…
  • Dec 30

    DIY Divorces: Think Twice Before Handling Your Own Divorce

    DIY Divorces: Think Twice Before Handling Your Own Divorce
    In 2015, there were 2582 divorces in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania alone.  While there are no clear statistics on how many of those couples attempted to complete a do-it-yourself divorce, there are certainly countless websites and…
  • Dec 28

    Child Support Collection Challenge

    Child Support Collection Challenge
    In the state of Pennsylvania, child support is awarded based on statewide guidelines that determine the amount owed after considering the net income of both parents, as well as the number of individuals being supported.  In many cases,…
Rank this Week: 4452

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Covers Massachusetts family and divorce law. By Nancy R. Van Tine.

http://www.massachusettsdivorcelawmonitor.com/
  • Dec 28

    Reflecting on 2016 and Preparing for 2017

    Reflecting on 2016 and Preparing for 2017
    Hi there, I hope you all had a wonderful holiday despite what may be trying circumstances. Throughout the year there were many changes and clarifications in basic divorce law that will affect the many of you that are planning to divorce in…
  • Dec 16

    This Holiday Season, Let Go of the Salad Spinner

    This Holiday Season, Let Go of the Salad Spinner
    Hi there, I was somewhat surprised a couple of weeks ago to be asked for an interview by the talented Globe writer, Cindy Atoji Keene. It was published on Sunday, and reading it made me realize just how important it is to be able to let go of…
  • Nov 30

    Do Durational Limits Apply to Cases That Were Resolved Before the Alimony Reform Act?

    Do Durational Limits Apply to Cases That Were Resolved Before the Alimony Reform Act?
    The Supreme Judicial Court’s recent decision of George v. George provides guidance in applying the durational limits contained in the Alimony Reform Act. The Alimony Reform Act, which went into effect in March 2012, provides that all…
Rank this Week: 4975

DuPage County Divorce Attorneys…

DuPage County Divorce Attorneys Blog

By Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC.

http://www.mkfmlaw.com/dupageattorney
  • Dec 28

    The Difference Between Decision-Making Responsibilities and Parenting Time

    The Difference Between Decision-Making Responsibilities and Parenting Time
    Parents who are no longer married to or romantically involved with one another often face serious challenges in developing an agreement regarding the allocation of parental responsibilities. In most cases, both parents want to continue to…
  • Dec 21

    Help Your Family Have a Happy Holiday

    Help Your Family Have a Happy Holiday
    The winter holiday season is a time that is meant to be shared with friends and loved ones. For some families, however, spending time together can be a challenge due to divorce, child-related legal matters, and other concerns. No matter what…
  • Dec 14

    New Law Opens the Door to Expungement for Thousand

    New Law Opens the Door to Expungement for Thousand
    When you are arrested on suspicion of a crime, the arrest becomes part of your permanent record, even if you are never convicted. Prospective employers, lenders, and school admissions officials—among many others—may look into your…
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Chicago Divorce Attorney

Chicago Divorce Attorney

Covers Illinois family law matters. By the Wolkowitz Law Office.

http://wolkowitz.com/chicago-divorce-illinois-family-law-blog
  • Dec 27

    5 Tips: Preparing to Start Divorce in Illinoi

    5 Tips: Preparing to Start Divorce in Illinoi
    If you think you need to prepare to start a divorce in Illinois, you’re probably right. As a divorce lawyer in Illinois, I know that people are often curious about preparing to start a divorce. Unless is your divorce is one by…
  • Dec 13

    You’ve got to know this BEFORE filing for divorce!

    You’ve got to know this BEFORE filing for divorce!
    There are some things you’ve got to know before filing for divorce. As an Illinois divorce lawyer, I get calls from people who want to start a divorce, people in the middle of a divorce, and people who cannot wait for their divorce to…
  • Oct 5

    FAQ: Getting a Prenup in Illinoi

    FAQ: Getting a Prenup in Illinoi
    As an Illinois divorce lawyer, sometimes help people get a prenuptial agreement. And unlike various garbage websites like LegalZoom and others, I actually consult with my client to create custom documents. Prenuptial agreements are very…
Rank this Week: 3061

New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

By Bruce Provda.

http://www.nydivorcefirm.com/blog
  • Dec 25

    Women Dating Over 40 Stuck In Their Comfort Zone

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

    Entitlement, Driver’s Licenses, Sexting and Divorce

    Entitlement, Driver’s Licenses, Sexting and Divorce
    It’s not just those with deep pockets or celebrity status that see their marriages vaporize. But it often happens to men who walk around with a sense of entitlement. In New York, two men are afflicted with this childish behavior. Chaim…
  • Nov 13

    Life After Divorce For Women: How To Get Your Life Into Balance?

    Life After Divorce For Women: How To Get Your Life Into Balance?
    There is nothing like a divorce to throw a woman into what I call the ‘Imbalanced Life Syndrome’ It’s like the rug got pulled out from under you. You feel like you are walking on shaky ground… And this usually goes…
Rank this Week: 1500

Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

Covers Massachusetts law in the areas of family law, real estate, litigation, and other legal issues. By Alan Pransky.

http://massfamilylawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 23

    Prenuptial Agreements Should Address All Terminating Events For A Marriage

    Prenuptial Agreements Should Address All Terminating Events For A Marriage
     Every marriage will come to an end.   Some terminate by divorce and others terminate by death.   Eventually every marriage will end.  Most people who want Prenuptial Agreements  (also called premarital agreements or…
  • Nov 27

    Massachusetts new alimony law – Durational limits and prior divorce judgment

    Massachusetts new alimony law – Durational limits and prior divorce judgment
    In 2012 Massachusetts divorce law changed by implementation of an Alimony Reform Act. A recent case, George v. George, interpreted and explained a portion of the law known as durational limits.Under prior law, alimony was awarded for life or…
  • Sep 1

    PLAY DATES, GUNS, AND OTHER SAFETY QUESTIONS

    PLAY DATES, GUNS, AND OTHER SAFETY QUESTIONS
    This morning on the news there was a story about an 11 year old who was shot in the face. The shooting was accidental and the gun was legally registered and owned. One child was at another child's home and they found the gun and played with…
Rank this Week: 3688

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

http://heyannette.com/blog/
  • Dec 22

    Civil Rules Changes Affect Family Law Rule

    Civil Rules Changes Affect Family Law Rule
    The Arizona Civil Rules of Procedure change on January 1, 2017, and some of the changes affect family law work.    Even if some Civil changes don’t affect family work immediately, those changes are likely to affect the…
  • Aug 19

    Child’s Psychologist-Patient Privilege: Can a Parent Waive It In a Custody Case? Hawaii decision

    Child’s Psychologist-Patient Privilege: Can a Parent Waive It In a Custody Case? Hawaii decision
    In PO v. JS, the Hawaii Court of Appeals ruled that neither parent can waive or invoke a child’s patient-therapist privilege if the parents themselves are involved in litigation over the child.    The Father was attempting to…
  • Jul 25

    Mandatory Mediation Clauses Thrown Out in Maine

    Mandatory Mediation Clauses Thrown Out in Maine
    It’s fairly common for a parenting plan or parenting time order to include a clause like this:   “If the parties are unable to reach an agreement regarding any change to this parenting agreement, they will request…
Rank this Week: 3520

Fahnert Family Law Office

Fahnert Family Law Office

Discusses how to avoid mistakes and obtain a better outcome in your divorce. By Marie Fahnert.

http://www.justdivorceblog.com/
  • Dec 21

    Tips you can learn from millionaire divorce

    Tips you can learn from millionaire divorce
    The New York Times recently published an article titled “How to Hide $400 Million” about the divorce between a couple whose net worth was in the hundreds of millions and whose husband was hiding funds. Interestingly, a lot fo the…
  • Sep 10

    DIVORCE LAWYER CHICAGO

    DIVORCE LAWYER CHICAGO
    Marie Fahnert is a divorce lawyer in Chicago, Illinois. She has devoted her career exclusively to family law and the associated financial and child-related issues of maintenance (spousal support), child-custody, child-support, division of…
  • Aug 5

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The Blog About All Things Family

The Blog About All Things Family

Discusses family law issues including divorce, child support, child custody, order enforcements, and adoptions. By Welsh Law, PLLC.

http://welsh-lawfirm.com/blog/
  • Dec 21

    The Apple Store and Lawyer

    The Apple Store and Lawyer
    About a month ago my Macbook Pro said, “I’m done!” It was so slow it was nearly impossible to work. So I grabbed the other one I had, moved all my work stuff to it and went on my merry way. I had a computer person look at it…
  • Dec 7

    The Physician’s Assistant v. The Doctor

    The Physician’s Assistant v. The Doctor
    I recently went to the doctor. Let me back that up, I went to 3 doctors recently all for the same condition. It started with a headache that led to a “cold” that finally led me to go to the after hours clinic where I was told I…
  • Nov 11

    It’s Post Election Time – How Does This Affect You

    It’s Post Election Time – How Does This Affect You
    Many many people are unhappy today. Many many people are also happy today. The election was close in terms of the popular vote. This has caused quite an uproar. I think the same uproar would have come about if the result had been exactly the…
Rank this Week: 1922

Michael A. Meschino Blog

Michael A. Meschino Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelaw.org/blog/
  • Dec 20

    Impact of New Laws on Illinois Divorce

    Impact of New Laws on Illinois Divorce
    Legislators have made considerable changes to the Illinois Dissolution of Marriage Act in the past couple of years. These changes reflect the evolving needs and lifestyles of Illinois residents. Going forward, it’s important to…
  • Nov 8

    The Maintenance Formula in an Illinois Divorce

    The Maintenance Formula in an Illinois Divorce
    In January of 2015, Illinois laws began to include language that spells out the formula for spousal maintenance in divorce cases. Prior to the creation of this formula, judges were given discretion in determining the amount and duration of…
  • Oct 13

    When a Parent Interferes With Custody Or Visitation in Illinoi

    When a Parent Interferes With Custody Or Visitation in Illinoi
    In Illinois, when a parent interferes with the custody or visitation time of a child’s other parent, he or she may face both enforcement action through the family law court and prosecution through the criminal courts. Custodial or…
Rank this Week: 2549

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
  • Dec 20

    How to Create a Holiday Visitation Schedule

    How to Create a Holiday Visitation Schedule
    Creating a child visitation schedule takes time and effort, but it pays off. A reliable child custody schedule prevents any confusion between parents and children about visitation times and other custody matter. It reduces conflicts and…
  • Dec 16

    How to Cope with Divorce during the Holiday

    How to Cope with Divorce during the Holiday
    Coping with divorce is hard enough as it is; however, the ordeal is more magnified during the holiday season. This time of year serves as a constant reminder of festive, merrier times in contrast by the hardship associated with an end…
  • Nov 30

    The Reasons for Unequal Division

    The Reasons for Unequal Division
    We are often asked if a spouse will be able to get back the money they invested into their home, in addition to half the equity of the home’s value. Unless you can prove that your spouse did not contribute to the household’s…
Rank this Week: 5024

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/
  • Dec 19

    How are retirement accounts divided in divorce?

    How are retirement accounts divided in divorce?
    For many couples, the bulk of their assets are located in retirement accounts. The division of these assets, and the tax consequences associated with such, is a significant concern. Generally, you are entitled to half of the marital portion…
  • Dec 1

    Social Security and Divorce

    Social Security and Divorce
    As long as an individual was married at least 10 years, was divorced, and is currently single, he or she can collect Social Security benefits on an ex-spouse’s earning record as if they were still married. This applies even if the…
  • Nov 15

    How to prepare financially for a divorce

    How to prepare financially for a divorce
    When you are considering filing for divorce, it is helpful to understand your financial situation  – both individually and as a couple. You will want to have a general idea of the marital assets and debts. This will allow…
Rank this Week: 3856

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

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

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 12

    Our 2017 Christmas card.Can you figure out…

    Our 2017 Christmas card.Can you figure out the message?  Each year we incorporate the Philly Love Statue into a fun Christmas card, with the help of the fabulous Dominic Episcopo.Did you figure it out yet?  Answer after the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3510

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 9

    Collaborative Law to Change Divorces?

    Collaborative Law to Change Divorces?
    Studies show that a divorce is often one of the most stressful times in a person’s life. Its stressful due to the former spouses fighting over issues such as child custody, child support, alimony, and deciding which person gets marital…
  • Oct 11

    Divorce, Remarriage

    Divorce, Remarriage
    When the parties to a marriage believe that a marriage is over or “irretrievably broken”, there is no issue as to whether the divorce should take place.  Irretrievably broken means that there is no hope of fixing the…
  • Aug 25

    Venue Change

    Venue Change
    Changing Venue: Moving  Family Law Cases One question we often receive from our family law clients is if they can change courts, also known as venue, when they move to a new area in Florida from the court where the marriage dissolution…
Rank this Week: 2954

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 8

    Custody and Rights of Grandparent

    Custody and Rights of Grandparent
    When it comes time for the court to determine and establish a time sharing and parenting plan between the biological parents of a minor child, the court applies the “best interests of the child” test in making its consideration.…
  • Dec 7

    Inheritances are Non-Marital Assets, Maybe

    Inheritances are Non-Marital Assets, Maybe
    The question frequently arises in a divorce case as to whether or not an inheritance is a marital asset or non-marital asset.  The Florida equitable distribution statute which deals with the distribution of assets, both marital and…
  • Dec 6

    Are Supplemental Security Benefits (SSI) Included in Your Income for Computing Child Support?

    Are Supplemental Security Benefits (SSI) Included in Your Income for Computing Child Support?
    Supplemental security income or as more commonly known as a SSI  benefits, are in fact included in your income when it comes time to calculating child support in Florida. Florida is, however, in the minority when it comes to utilizing…
Rank this Week: 4780

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/
Rank this Week: 2361

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.santarosafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 29

    Prenuptial Agreement – Important in California?

    Prenuptial Agreement – Important in California?
    When a couple makes the decision to get married, divorce generally is not an issue that is on their minds. That is why a prenuptial agreement may seem like a taboo topic for a couple in this position to discuss. However, a couple should not…
  • Jul 15

    Is the Institution of Marriage Under Assault?

    Is the Institution of Marriage Under Assault?
    There are no doubt people in this country who believe the institution of marriage is dead and should now be buried, that there is no longer a need or a use for marriage as it use to be described in our society.  Marriage has…
  • Jul 15

    Is the Institution of Marriage Under Assault?

    Is the Institution of Marriage Under Assault?
    There are no doubt people in this country who believe the institution of marriage is dead and should now be buried, that there is no longer a need or a use for marriage as it use to be described in our society.  Marriage has…
Rank this Week: 2940