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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/
  • Jan 26

    Married Couples Beware: Facebook Cited in a Third of Divorce Case

    Married Couples Beware: Facebook Cited in a Third of Divorce Case
    While some married individuals might not realize it right now, they could be inadvertently writing posts on Facebook which may be cited in a divorce case sometime down the road. According to the Lake Legal law firm in the United Kingdom,…
  • Jan 23

    Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Faces $4M Lawsuit Over Hazing in Baltimore

    Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Faces $4M Lawsuit Over Hazing in Baltimore
    Johnny Powell II, 22, filed a $4M lawsuit against the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity at Coppin State University  after alleged hazing from the frat left him in the hospital for five days. Powell’s lawsuit filed on January 22, 2015 in…
  • Jan 21

    Four Banks Settle Wrongful Foreclosure Accusations in Massachusetts for $2.7M

    Four Banks Settle Wrongful Foreclosure Accusations in Massachusetts for $2.7M
    Four of the nation’s largest banks including Bank of America, Citi, JP Morgan Chase, and Wells Fargo, settled accusations of wrongful foreclosure on properties in Massachusetts for $2.7 million according to a statement by the…
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Family-In-Law

Family-In-Law

Family law trends in Minnesota and across the country. By Michael Boulette.

http://family-in-law.com/
  • Jan 26

    Do You Know What Your Prenup Says?

    Do You Know What Your Prenup Says?
    When you’re a divorce lawyer, there’s always a sort of inevitable conversational arc after meeting new people. There’s the customary exchange of names, pleasantries, what-brings-you-here’s, before ... The post Do…
  • Jan 23

    Beware the Pre-Divorce Facebook Clean-Up

    Beware the Pre-Divorce Facebook Clean-Up
    If you’ve read my last two posts (here and here), it may seem tempting to dump your text messages, delete your emails and deactivate Facebook, ... The post Beware the Pre-Divorce Facebook Clean-Up appeared first on Family-In-Law.
  • Jan 16

    Seven Emails Never To Send Your Ex if You Want Joint Custody

    Seven Emails Never To Send Your Ex if You Want Joint Custody
    We’ve all been there.  An email comes in and you’re angry before you even read it.  Your phone buzzes, you look down, and just from ... The post Seven Emails Never To Send Your Ex if You Want Joint Custody appeared first…
Rank this Week: 2531

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Jan 26

    The Changing Adoption Landscape - But Can More be Done?

    The Changing Adoption Landscape - But Can More be Done?
    Last year almost 6,000 of the 92,000 children in care across Britain were adopted – a 57% rise on previous years. An encouraging sign, yes, but are we really doing enough to change the country’s adoption landscape?The government…
  • Jan 26

    Hoax

    Hoax
  • Jan 23

    An outsider looks in

    An outsider looks in
    No longer practising, I am now an outsider to the legal profession in general, and the family justice system in particular (I sometimes feel that I was always an outsider). Accordingly, perhaps I might occasionally say what insiders might…
Rank this Week: 2905

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 26

    What to Expect During Your Initial Consultation with a Divorce Lawyer

    What to Expect During Your Initial Consultation with a Divorce Lawyer
    If you’re new to the concept of separation or divorce (as most people are), it can be a confusing time, never knowing what to expect next. Being repeatedly thrown into new and unfamiliar situations can be exhausting after a while, and…
  • Jan 22

    Billion Dollar Divorce Ends with Cashed Check

    Billion Dollar Divorce Ends with Cashed Check
    In an unexpected turn of events, Harold Hamm, the billionaire founder of the oil company Continental Resources, managed to wrap up his billion dollar divorce a few weeks ago – something many thought was impossible given the legal…
  • Jan 21

    What to Do Before Filing for Divorce

    What to Do Before Filing for Divorce
    If you’re finally ready to make the decision and move forward with divorce, it is important to make sure that you are as prepared as possible before taking the plunge. After all, things will change rapidly once the decision is made, so…
Rank this Week: 2634

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Covers adoption, annulment, child abuse, child custody and support, cohabitation, property division, domestic violence, divorce and separation. By Jeanne Hannah.

http://jeannehannah.typepad.com/blog_jeanne_hannah_traver/
  • Jan 26

    Some Postnuptial Agreements may be Unenforceable | Against Public Policy

    Some Postnuptial Agreements may be Unenforceable | Against Public Policy
    Parties may agree to make an postnuptial agreement about spousal support, distribution of separate property and property acquired during the marriage. If the parties later divorce, that postnuptial agreement may or may not be enforced by the…
  • Jan 23

    Legal Research Database Services | Quality & Unbeatable Price

    Legal Research Database Services | Quality & Unbeatable Price
    After nearly ten years of use, I cannot recommend a legal research tool more highly than TheLaw.Net. Quality, price, support, coverage--TheLaw.Net has my vote!
  • Jan 23

    "Every 15 Minutes" - PSA - Drinking While Driving

    "Every 15 Minutes" - PSA - Drinking While Driving
    public service announcements about the dangers of drinking and driving, I found many created in 2014 by high school students who participated in the National Every 15 Minutes Foundation. I recall some PSAs created in New Zealand several years…
Rank this Week: 2653

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

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

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 25

    Operation Organization Day 18

    Operation Organization Day 18
    Each weekday this month, we are addressing one task that you can complete in order to help you prepare for moving forward with your divorce.  Today’s task is:YOUR ESTATE PLANIf you have a will and other end-of-life documents, find…
  • Jan 22

    Operation Organization Day 17

    Operation Organization Day 17
    Each weekday this month, we are addressing one task that you can complete in order to help you prepare for moving forward with your divorce.  Today’s task is:PERSONAL PROPERTYIf you own any valuable artwork, jewelry, antiques or…
  • Jan 21

    Operation Organization Day 16

    Operation Organization Day 16
    Each weekday this month, we are addressing one task that you can complete in order to help you prepare for moving forward with your divorce.  Today’s task is:RESUMEUpdate your resume, especially if you have been a stay-at-home…
Rank this Week: 4027

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Jan 25

    Title Controls Premarital Contributions To The Acquisition and Expenses of Property

    Title Controls Premarital Contributions To The Acquisition and Expenses of Property
    Once again, it has been made clear that where either or both spouses have assets or liabilities at the date of marriage, it is foolhardy (or at least imprudent) to enter the marriage without a prenuptial agreement and/or the assembly of proof…
  • Jan 19

    Wife’s TV Home Shopping Was Wasteful Dissipation Of Marital Asset

    Wife’s TV Home Shopping Was Wasteful Dissipation Of Marital Asset
    In last month’s decision in Lowe v. Lowe, the Third Department upheld subtracting one half of the amount spent by a wife on TV home shopping from her distributive award. The parties had married in 2005 and had no children together. In…
  • Jan 11

    Separate Property Credit Granted For Home Down Payment, But Sale of Home Delayed For 10+ year

    Separate Property Credit Granted For Home Down Payment, But Sale of Home Delayed For 10+ year
    In its January 8, 2015 decision in Albertalli v Albertalli, the Appellate Division, Third Department, upheld the granting of a separate property credit to a husband for the contribution of his separate funds to the purchase of the…
Rank this Week: 3850

Denver Divorce Attorney Blog

Denver Divorce Attorney Blog

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

http://www.denverdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 25

    GAPS IN COLORADO FAMILY LAW STATUTES (Part 1: Child Support)

    GAPS IN COLORADO FAMILY LAW STATUTES (Part 1: Child Support)
    As experienced family law attorneys in the Denver area, we have seen a multitude of situations over the years in divorce, custody and child support cases. Having represented more clients than easily countable, we have observed certain…
  • Jan 12

    Pledging Separate Property as Collateral for Marital Property Loan in Colorado

    Pledging Separate Property as Collateral for Marital Property Loan in Colorado
    In a Colorado divorce, when the court divides property, it must determine whether an asset is marital (subject to division) or separate (not subject to division). Generally, marital property doesn't include property that spouses obtained…
  • Jan 3

    Do I Get To Pick The Judge In My Denver Divorce Or Custody Case?

    Do I Get To Pick The Judge In My Denver Divorce Or Custody Case?
    An experienced Denver family law attorney knows that a critical factor in how a case could be decided, should it go to full blown litigation, or a trial, is which judge the case will be in front of. In the body of law that encompasses…
Rank this Week: 3379

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Covers Florida family and criminal law.

http://jacksonvillecriminalandfamilylawyers.com/blog/
  • Jan 25

    Felony Murder in Florida

    Felony Murder in Florida
    Felony Murder in Florida: Charges For a Homicide That Someone Else Committed First degree murder. It’s the most serious of Florida’s homicide crimes carrying two potential sentences, both of them bleak, death sentence or life…
  • Jan 14

    Jacksonville Public Defender Under Fire

    Jacksonville Public Defender Under Fire
    In the summer of 2013, allegations surfaced regarding possible misconduct by Matt Shirk, the Public Defender for the 4th Judicial Circuit which covers Duval, Clay, and Nassau counties. The allegations largely centered on Shirk’s hiring…
  • Jan 2

    Arrested in Jacksonville over the Holidays?

    Arrested in Jacksonville over the Holidays?
    Have You Been Arrested In Jacksonville? The winter holidays are simultaneously a joyous and stressful time of the year. With more parties and family gatherings than any other time of the year, many people often find themselves out of their…
Rank this Week: 2866

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2871

Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

Covers family law and mediation. By Law Office Of Darren M. Shapiro.

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

    What Tax Considerations Arise in a Divorce?

    What Tax Considerations Arise in a Divorce?
    Let me start this blog by stating that this blog entry is not to be considered tax advice. Everyone is advised to seek the advice of an appropriate tax professional, such as a CPA, regarding tax questions. This blog, however, is intended to…
  • Jan 16

    What’s the Law for Temporary Child Support or Pendente Lite Child Support?

    What’s the Law for Temporary Child Support or Pendente Lite Child Support?
    Last week, I blogged about temporary or pendente lite maintenance.  This blog will discuss temporary child support or pendente lite (while the case is pending) child support in New York cases.  Pendente lite child support is…
  • Jan 10

    What is the New Temporary Maintenance (Alimony) Law?

    What is the New Temporary Maintenance (Alimony) Law?
    The old law in New York for temporary or pendente lite (Latin for while the case is pending) maintenance, prior to the 2010 revisions, was that temporary maintenance was supposed to “tide over” the spouse with less income (the…
Rank this Week: 2104

New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

By Bruce Provda.

http://www.nydivorcefirm.com/blog
  • Jan 23

    Marriage and Divorce Statistics to Slowly Vanish

    Marriage and Divorce Statistics to Slowly Vanish
    According to a recently released plan, the Census Bureau is proposing to eliminate questions about marriage and divorce. Up until the mid-1990s, the federal government collated data from marriage and divorce certificates into a coherent set…
  • Dec 18

    Supreme Court Refuses Abortion Restrictions in Arizona

    Supreme Court Refuses Abortion Restrictions in Arizona
    The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to allow Arizona to enforce restrictions on medical abortions. A challenge to those rules is still being played out in lower courts. The justices have left in place a lower court ruling that blocks rules…
  • Nov 28

    Fighting For Marriage Equality

    Fighting For Marriage Equality
    More than 30 states and the District of Columbia allow marriage for same sex couples. Thus, couples married in these states are entitled to federal benefits that are afforded to heterosexual couples. There are 15 states which have a ban on…
Rank this Week: 2887

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/
  • Jan 23

    Things to Consider Before Filing For Divorce

    Things to Consider Before Filing For Divorce
    1.) Are you sure? Make sure you have carefully thought it out and that divorce is the right path for you. 2.) Do your research. Ask your attorney about the laws, time requirements, and costs associated with a divorce. The more you understand…
  • Jan 16

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Annulment

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Annulment
    If you are contemplating whether an annulment is in your best interest, please carefully review the following advantages and disadvantages : The following are advantages of an annulment proceeding: • Starting a new marriage as if it were…
  • Jan 9

    Grounds for Annulment

    Grounds for Annulment
    The grounds for annulment in Michigan are as follows: 1.) Prior spouse of a party: a marriage is void if it is performed while one of the parties is currently married to someone else. 2.) Relationships of consanguinity and affinity:…
Rank this Week: 4075

Family Law Insights

Family Law Insights

Covers divorce and family law in Georgia. By Kitchens New Cleghorn, LLC.

http://www.knclawfirm.com/category/blog/family-law/
  • Jan 23

    How The Feeling of “Unfair” Can Cost You Big in a Divorce | Atlanta Divorce Practice

    How The Feeling of “Unfair” Can Cost You Big in a Divorce | Atlanta Divorce Practice
    In our Atlanta divorce practice, we work very hard to help each client get a fair settlement when they are going through a divorce. Our attorneys try to negotiate in… The post How The Feeling of “Unfair” Can Cost You Big in…
  • Jan 14

    Marry a Friend, Have Happier Life

    Marry a Friend, Have Happier Life
    With divorce at an all-time high, some good news about marriage has arrived! This new study, conducted by the National Bureau of Economic Research, shows that marriage (especially to… The post Marry a Friend, Have Happier Life appeared…
  • Dec 22

    5 Things to Consider Before Filing for Divorce

    5 Things to Consider Before Filing for Divorce
    Arriving at the decision to end a marriage is never easy. As divorce attorneys, we often see people in our Atlanta practice who know they want to end their marriage… The post 5 Things to Consider Before Filing for Divorce appeared…
Rank this Week: 2556

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Jan 22

    What Are the Exceptions to the Exclusionary Rule

    What Are the Exceptions to the Exclusionary Rule
    What is the Exclusionary Rule? The exclusionary rule, in simple terms, allows courts to rule that a piece of evidence is inadmissible if it was obtained through illegal means by law enforcement, typically through an illegal search. If the…
  • Dec 17

    Christian v. Christian – Imputation of Income Analysi

    Christian v. Christian – Imputation of Income Analysi
    What Is Imputation of Income? The Utah Court of Appeals decided Christian v. Christian and once again addressed the proper analysis for determining an imputation of income. In that case the wife argued on appeal that the trial court had…
  • Nov 19

    Rule Now Requires Probable Cause Statement in 24 Hour

    Rule Now Requires Probable Cause Statement in 24 Hour
    Rule 7 Sets Forth What Must Happen in the Event of an Arrest Rule 7 of the Utah Rules of Criminal Procedure governs what law enforcement must do if they make an arrest without a warrant. That rule was recently changed for the benefit of…
Rank this Week: 1967

Chicago Divorce & Family Law…

Chicago Divorce & Family Law Attorneys

By Anderson & Associates, P.C.

http://www.andersondivorcelawchicago.com/chicagodivorceattorney/
  • Jan 22

    New Illinois Laws in 2015: Part 1

    New Illinois Laws in 2015: Part 1
    The New Year heralds more than fresh beginnings and ambitious resolutions. In many cases, January 1 also marks the statutory beginning for laws recently enacted by the Illinois General Assembly.  One example this year is an amendment to…
  • Jan 22

    Divorce Filings Found to Increase at the Beginning of the Year

    Divorce Filings Found to Increase at the Beginning of the Year
    The decision to end a marriage is rarely an easy one. The process can be complicated for many couples and the effects are usually far-reaching. While the difficulty of divorce is typically not a surprise, many couples choose to wait until the…
  • Jan 21

    Illinois Supreme Court Considering “Rules of the Road” in Child Custody Dispute

    Illinois Supreme Court Considering “Rules of the Road” in Child Custody Dispute
    Last November, the Illinois Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a child custody dispute. While it might seem unusual for the state’s highest court to wade into such proceedings, this case was different. Here are the facts: The husband…
Rank this Week: 2059

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law with a focus on divorce on Maryland. By Anthony A. Fatemi, LLC.

http://www.marylanddivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Maryland Enacts New Laws to Protect Families from Domestic Violence

    Maryland Enacts New Laws to Protect Families from Domestic Violence
    Many states throughout the country have enacted “no fault” divorce laws, essentially permitting married couples to file for divorce without first citing specific grounds or satisfying other cumbersome requirements. Under Maryland…
  • Dec 30

    Maryland Court Affirms Decision Denying Parent Visitation in Child Custody Dispute

    Maryland Court Affirms Decision Denying Parent Visitation in Child Custody Dispute
    Divorce is a serious matter. Depending on the particular family circumstances, there may be a variety of important and challenging decisions to make that will have a long-term impact on the parties involved. In most cases, spouses will be…
  • Dec 16

    “Marital Presumption” Under Maryland Code Governs Issues of Paternity

    “Marital Presumption” Under Maryland Code Governs Issues of Paternity
    Under Maryland law, children born or conceived during a marriage are presumed to be the legitimate children of both spouses. The issue of paternity is important to settle as early in a child’s life as possible, for emotional, financial,…
Rank this Week: 2726

Tampa Divorce and Family Law

Tampa Divorce and Family Law

Covers Florida divorce and family law issues. By The Law Office of William S. Foley, P.A.

http://familylaw.tumblr.com/
  • Jan 21

    If my spouse relocates, who is going to pay for the transportation costs?

    If my spouse relocates, who is going to pay for the transportation costs?
    If my spouse relocates, who is going to pay for the transportation costs? If the Court orders relocation either through agreement of the parties or during a hearing, one of the factors the Court looks into is what the transportation costs are…
  • Jan 17

    Sesame Street Divorce Video Sesame Street created a great video...

    Sesame Street Divorce Video Sesame Street created a great video...
    Sesame Street Divorce Video Sesame Street created a great video for children explaining Divorce that we would like to share!
  • Jan 2

    Is my prenup valid?

    Is my prenup valid?
    Is my prenup valid? Many potential clients come to asking if their prenuptial agreement or their premarital agreement is valid. They want to know if what they signed will hold up in court later on. So, are there specific requirements to…
Rank this Week: 4879

Harris Firm Blog

Harris Firm Blog

Covers local and national events mainly in the areas of products liability, injury law, bankruptcy, divorce and family law, and some environmental law.

http://www.theharrisfirmllc.com/harrisfirmblog/
  • Jan 21

    Divorce Modification

    Divorce Modification
    Divorce Modifications Whenever your divorce is final, you and your ex-spouse will receive a divorce decree.  This decree is an order by the judge and is to be followed by both parties.  If you and your ex-spouse reached an…
  • Jan 9

    Statement of Financial Affairs: Part II

    Statement of Financial Affairs: Part II
    Statement of Financial Affairs II This is a blog series devoted to explaining every line of the Statement of Financial Affairs (SOFA), which are part of the petition and bankruptcy schedules that are filed in every case.  We will…
  • Dec 28

    Statement of Financial Affairs: Part I

    Statement of Financial Affairs: Part I
    Statement of Financial Affairs When filing for bankruptcy, the forms that are filed with the Bankruptcy Court are called your petition and schedules.  The petition is what initiates the bankruptcy case and the schedules are all of the…
Rank this Week: 1962

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
Rank this Week: 3050

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2496

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

Covers estate planning, HOA & condo associations and family law in North Carolina.

http://www.lawfirmrbs.com/blog/
  • Jan 21

    RBS Adds Attorneys to Charlotte Office

    RBS Adds Attorneys to Charlotte Office
    I’m pleased to announce that two attorneys have joined the Charlotte office of Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA. with a focus on real estate and HOA/condo law. Elizabeth Holloway practices real estate law and assists individuals, developers…
  • Dec 2

    2015 Community Association Law Seminar Not Just for Lawyers!

    2015 Community Association Law Seminar Not Just for Lawyers!
    A highlight for me each year is the national Community Association Law Seminar, sponsored by the Community Associations Institute (CAI) and the College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL), which I serve as 2014 President.  Hands down…
  • Nov 21

    RBS CLE on December 5, 2014: The Life of a Lawsuit: Issues in the Six Phases of a Civil Action

    RBS CLE on December 5, 2014: The Life of a Lawsuit: Issues in the Six Phases of a Civil Action
    Need some CLE hours before the end of the year? On December 5, 2014, beginning at 8:40 am, RBS will host a Greensboro CLE on “The Life of a Lawsuit: Issues in the Six Phases of a Civil Action from Case Assessment through Executing on a…
Rank this Week: 2522

Just Families

Just Families

Covers children's and family law. By New York Law School’s Diane Abbey Law Center for Children and Families.

http://www.justfamilies.org/
  • Jan 21

    Welcome Back for Spring 2015

    Welcome Back for Spring 2015
    We would like to welcome everyone back for the Spring 2015 semester! We’re looking forward to writing about current events in family law in our Weekly Round-Ups, as well as upcoming pieces on New York Law School events. All students are…
  • Dec 2

    Domestic Violence and the Workplace

    Domestic Violence and the Workplace
    By Mallory McGee   The physical signs of domestic violence are hard to miss: cuts, bruises, and broken bones. However, there are many effects of domestic violence that may be hard to see, including mental and emotional abuse, financial…
  • Dec 2

    Weekly Round-up December 2nd, 2014

    Weekly Round-up December 2nd, 2014
    311 App Update Allows Tenants to Submit Heat and Hot Water Complaints via Mobile Devices: On November 26, 2014, the 311 Executive Director, Joseph Morrisroe,  the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT)…
Rank this Week: 2220

Maryland Lawyer Blog

Maryland Lawyer Blog

Covers consumer protection law, appeals, and family law. By the Law Office of Jason Ostendorf LLC.

http://www.ostendorflaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 21

    Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer

    Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer
    Accidents happen, and a Maryland personal injury lawyer can help. A personal injury case seeks to determine four essential issues: who was at fault, should that person have known to act more reasonably, did the failure to act reasonably lead…
  • Jun 26

    How To Find Hidden Assets In A High-Income Divorce

    How To Find Hidden Assets In A High-Income Divorce
    Uncovering hidden assets is the bane of attorneys handling high income divorce cases. Any lawyer can use interrogatories and a request for production of documents, spot issues from facts and construct an argument that advances the…
  • Jan 22

    Modification of Child Custody and Visitation in Maryland

    Modification of Child Custody and Visitation in Maryland
    Once the court makes a child custody and visitation determination, the arrangement is very difficult to modify. Under Maryland law, a parent who wishes to modify a court order regarding custody and visitation must meet the heavy burden of…
Rank this Week: 3847

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

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

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
  • Jan 20

    Evidentiary Rulings – Preserving the Record: 5 Rules Every Judge (and attorney) Must Know (15-02)

    Evidentiary Rulings – Preserving the Record: 5 Rules Every Judge (and attorney) Must Know (15-02)
    Update Focus:  You are upset at your judge’s evidentiary ruling(s). You are convinced the courts legal analysis is seriously flawed and you believe you could win on appeal. Preserving the court record is one of the fundamental…
  • Jan 6

    Minnesota’s New Expungement Law – A Step-by-Step Guide for Judges & Attorneys (15-01)

    Minnesota’s New Expungement Law – A Step-by-Step Guide for Judges & Attorneys (15-01)
    HISTORIC NEW LEGISLATION: If the significance of a new law is measured by the benefit it brings to the public and the anticipated impact it will have on the entire judicial system, then Minnesota’s new Expungement “second…
  • Jan 1

    2014 in review

    2014 in review
    The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 18,000 times in 2014. If it were a ……
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San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, paternity and legal separation issues. By Roy M. Doppelt and Associates.

http://www.sandiegodivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    California Court Weighs Mediation Confidentiality Versus Disclosure Requirements in Divorce

    California Court Weighs Mediation Confidentiality Versus Disclosure Requirements in Divorce
    When a couple chooses to end a marriage, they must sort through a variety of important financial and emotional issues, such as the division of marital property and spousal support. If there are children involved, they must also address…
  • Jan 13

    California Court Addresses Computation of Income for Child Support Obligation

    California Court Addresses Computation of Income for Child Support Obligation
    When a couple who has children separates, divorces, or simply parts ways, the parents will be expected to address the issue of child support. In many cases, a court will order one parent to pay to the other a certain amount of money each…
  • Jan 6

    California Family Law Guides Courts in Ordering Spousal Support

    California Family Law Guides Courts in Ordering Spousal Support
    When a couple decides to divorce, the court may order one party to pay to the other a certain amount of money in support for a specified period of time. Section 4320 of the California Family Code sets forth a multitude of factors for courts…
Rank this Week: 4015

The Helpful Lawyer

The Helpful Lawyer

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

http://www.jackrobinson.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Oct 13

    Learn How To Effectively Co-Parent – Part 3

    Learn How To Effectively Co-Parent – Part 3
    Learn How To Effectively Co-Parent It is important to learn how to effectively co-parent because it will prevent children from being “Caught In The Middle” when parents get divorced. Research suggests both difficult and promising…
  • Oct 8

    Learn How To Effectively Co-Parent – Part 2

    Learn How To Effectively Co-Parent – Part 2
    Learn How To Effectively Co-Parent It is important to learn how to effectively co-parent because it will prevent children from being “Caught In The Middle” when parents get divorced. Research suggests both difficult and promising…
Rank this Week: 2228

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

The Thorpe Law Firm, P.A.

Covers Florida real estate law, foreclosure defense, bankruptcy, estate planning and family law.

http://www.thorpelawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jan 20

    LDK Files Bankruptcy

    LDK Files Bankruptcy
    Chinese solar cell maker LDK Solar Co. defaulted on its bonds last year and filed bankruptcy in the United States in an effort to continue restructuring efforts already in motion in The Cayman Islands and Hong Kong. Based in Xinyu, ……
  • Jan 5

    Apparel Retailer Delia’s Files for Bankruptcy

    Apparel Retailer Delia’s Files for Bankruptcy
    Struggling New York-based retailer Delia’s – a clothing chain which caters to teen girls, has filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is currently liquidating all merchandise after attempts to find a buyer failed. Founded in 1993,…
  • Nov 11

    Settlement Pending in Detroit Bankruptcy Case

    Settlement Pending in Detroit Bankruptcy Case
    Judge Steven Rhodes began hearing final arguments on the Detroit bankruptcy case on October 27. At that time, the judge said he would deliver a decision on November 7 to either reject or approve the city’s plan. If that schedule…
Rank this Week: 2348

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: 3688

PA Family Law Blog

PA Family Law Blog

Covers divorce and child custody. By the Martin Law Firm.

http://www.jbmartinlaw.com/blogs/family-law/
  • Jan 20

    Divorce and Child Custody Laws in PA

    Divorce and Child Custody Laws in PA
    In Pennsylvania divorce matters, the husband and wife must not only proceed with obtaining a divorce decree, but before doing so, they must resolve other issues which often include custody of the child or children, the amount of child and/or…
  • Jan 13

    Is Your Spouse Hiding Financial Assets During Your Divorce?

    Is Your Spouse Hiding Financial Assets During Your Divorce?
    When going through a divorce, or if you are anticipating a divorce in the future, you may start thinking about all of the money, retirement accounts, and other assets that you have acquired during the marriage and how those assets will be…
  • Dec 29

    3 Things to Consider When Divorcing Later in Life

    3 Things to Consider When Divorcing Later in Life
    It is not uncommon for those who have spent years together as a married couple, parenting, and working hard to advance their careers to surprisingly discover that they are not the same people they were when they began their journey together.…
Rank this Week: 3069

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 20

    Family Law News: Billions at Stake in Divorce Case and a Child Lost in Social Services Shuffle

    Family Law News: Billions at Stake in Divorce Case and a Child Lost in Social Services Shuffle
    If your ex-husband offered you a divorce settlement check for $975 million, what would you do? The majority of divorcing women would probably say "Hallelujah!" all the way to the bank. Right? Well, that's how billionaires differ from the…
  • Jan 13

    Divorcing a Mentally Ill Spouse

    Divorcing a Mentally Ill Spouse
    You meet someone in college, discover your shared interests, and soon a deeper bond develops. You like the same movies, enjoy hiking together, and love to light up the dance floor with your freestyle, boogie dance moves. Over time, you…
  • Jan 6

    Is Your New Year's Resolution to Buy a Home? Consider an FHA Loan

    Is Your New Year's Resolution to Buy a Home? Consider an FHA Loan
    Are you ready to jump into the housing market? In Sonoma County, the last two years have seen rapid sales and eager buyers. If you're among those who formerly suffered a foreclosure or if you plan to purchase your first home, you may want to…
Rank this Week: 3474

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Covers divorce and family law in Illinois.

http://www.divorce-attorney-illinois.com/
  • Jan 20

    Revenge Porn Law Signed by Illinois Gov. Quinn at the End of 2014

    Revenge Porn Law Signed by Illinois Gov. Quinn at the End of 2014
    At the end of a marriage or relationship, it is normal for there to be feelings of hurt, anger, frustration and hate. Generally, people who are dealing with these feelings find ways in which to vent out these negative feelings so that one day…
  • Jan 13

    Crackdown on the Abandonment and Transfer of Unwanted Adopted Children

    Crackdown on the Abandonment and Transfer of Unwanted Adopted Children
    Adoption in the United States can be a rigorous process. Prospective parents must submit a cumbersome amount of data to adoption agencies; everything from their Social Security data to their home life is scrutinized under the microscope, and…
  • Jan 6

    New Amendment Expands Role of Guardian Ad Litem

    New Amendment Expands Role of Guardian Ad Litem
    In most legal matters, the law focuses on empowering all members of society to make legal decisions that are best for themselves. However, sometimes the rights of many are restricted because they lose their ability to make decisions for…
Rank this Week: 3985

Freed Marcroft Blog

Freed Marcroft Blog

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

http://freedmarcroft.com/category/blog/
Rank this Week: 2304

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/
  • Jan 17

    What can a parent do when they are the victim of parental alienation?

    What can a parent do when they are the victim of parental alienation?
    There is no perfect answer to this question. As long as one parent keeps fueling the alienation flames, the alienation will continue. Every case of parental alienation is different but the cause is the same. One parent uses the children…
  • Jan 10

    Cyberharassment is still harassment

    Cyberharassment is still harassment
    The internet provides new opportunities to commit criminal acts. However, in many instances, laws that were not designed for the internet provide remedies. A recent case illustrating use of a traditional law to punish internet conduct is…
  • Dec 26

    Health Insurance, Emancipation, and Separation Agreement

    Health Insurance, Emancipation, and Separation Agreement
    In Massachusetts divorces health insurance is a priority concern for judges. It is standard practice to provide health insurance for children until they are emancipated. In addition, unless there is a remarriage, health insurance is usually…
Rank this Week: 3957

Futeral & Nelson LLC Blog

Futeral & Nelson LLC Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.charlestonlaw.net/category/family-law/
  • Jan 16

    Parental Alienation Syndrome in South Carolina

    Parental Alienation Syndrome in South Carolina
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC Parental Alienation Syndrome in South Carolina As child custody lawyers in Charleston, South Carolina, we deal with cases where one parent turns the parties’ children against the other…
  • Jan 4

    Can a Child Choose Which Parent to Live with in South Carolina?

    Can a Child Choose Which Parent to Live with in South Carolina?
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC As divorce attorneys in Charleston, we know that custody disputes can be among the most difficult cases for a Charleston divorce lawyer to handle. Many of our clients want to know whether…
  • Jan 3

    Condonation – A Defense to Adultery in South Carolina

    Condonation – A Defense to Adultery in South Carolina
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC As divorce attorneys in Charleston, South Carolina, we deal with cases involving allegations of adultery (or other martial misconduct such as physical abuse) and the defense of…
Rank this Week: 2784

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1977

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers the divorce process. By Ramos Law Firm.

http://www.ramosfamilylaw.com/houstondivorceblog/
  • Jan 16

    Same Sex Marriage in Texas – A Look to the Future

    Same Sex Marriage in Texas – A Look to the Future
    Texas is currently one of twenty states in the United States which ban same-sex marriage via a constitutional amendment. In October 2014, the US Supreme Court let stand a ruling held by the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals finding Utah’s…
  • Dec 3

    Top 10 Rules for Protecting Kids During a Divorce

    Top 10 Rules for Protecting Kids During a Divorce
    Divorce can get nasty and a lot of times parents don’t consider the emotional toll it can take on the children. Below are some rules parents should keep in mind when going through a divorce. Don’t Make the Child Choose ……
  • Dec 1

    Undisclosed Assets After a Divorce is Finalized

    Undisclosed Assets After a Divorce is Finalized
    Whether a careless oversight or intentionally misleading, it is not uncommon for a person to discover that some assets were not disclosed during a divorce and were subsequently not divided and awarded in the Final Decree of Divorce. How do…
Rank this Week: 3619

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Jan 16

    Important Things To Do Before Getting A Divorce

    Important Things To Do Before Getting A Divorce
    IMPORTANT THINGS TO DO BEFORE GETTING A DIVORCE Divorce is a life changing and stressful experience. Sometimes it comes out of the blue while other times it can be seen coming on the horizon. However, nobody enters into a marriage expecting a…
  • Jan 12

    Injured By The Police? Here’s How To Sue For Excessive Force – INFOGRAPHIC

    Injured By The Police? Here’s How To Sue For Excessive Force – INFOGRAPHIC
    INJURED BY THE POLICE? HERE’S HOW TO SUE FOR EXCESSIVE FORCE.   If you feel you’ve been a victim of POLICE BRUTALITY or EXCESSIVE FORCE by law enforcement, the process of seeking justice is a complicated one.  There are…
  • Jan 2

    What Is Police Brutality? -INFOGRAPHIC

    What Is Police Brutality? -INFOGRAPHIC
    WHAT IS POLICE BRUTALITY? Minick Law’s new infographic about Police Brutality.   Here we explain what it is, how you’re protected by law, and what your options and resources are in seeking justice.  If you think you have…
Rank this Week: 2180

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/
  • Jan 15

    What Will My Divorce Lawyer Need and Ask Me? Answers About Information and Documents.

    What Will My Divorce Lawyer Need and Ask Me? Answers About Information and Documents.
    What will my divorce lawyer need? What will my divorce lawyer ask me? When searching for a divorce lawyer, it’s normal to wonder. You have never been through a divorce before and it’s a little scary walking into an…
  • Jan 1

    Will My Wife Get Spousal Support from Me for Life?

    Will My Wife Get Spousal Support from Me for Life?
    In a long-term marriage, spousal support for life is every high income earner’s fear. “Will my wife get spousal support from me for life” is usually the first question a man will ask in a California divorce. But is that…
  • Dec 26

    Is My Wife Entitled to Half My Business if We Divorce?

    Is My Wife Entitled to Half My Business if We Divorce?
    The word “half” in divorce is pretty scary for most men – half the property, half my income and yet she may not be as forthcoming with half the time with the children right? For business owners, the question “is my…
Rank this Week: 2694

New Hampshire Family Law Blog

New Hampshire Family Law Blog

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

http://www.nhfamilylawblog.com/
  • Jan 15

    Spenard: Voluntary Unemployment, Financial Affidavits and Post-Trial Evidence

    Spenard: Voluntary Unemployment, Financial Affidavits and Post-Trial Evidence
    In the Matter of Susan Spenard and David Spenard was decided on October 17, 2014 The Facts Husband and Wife married in 1998. During the marriage the Husband worked in real estate and owned several businesses and the Wife worked as an…
  • Jan 15

    Spenard: Voluntary Unemployment, Financial Affidavits and

    Spenard: Voluntary Unemployment, Financial Affidavits and
    In the Matter of Susan Spenard and David Spenard was decided on October 17, 2014 The Facts Husband and Wife married in 1998. During the marriage the Husband worked in real estate and owned several businesses and the Wife worked as an…
  • Oct 14

    Courthouse Divorce File: What's Private?

    Courthouse Divorce File: What's Private?
    “All human beings have three lives: public, private, and secret.”  ― Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez, Gabriel García Márquez: a Life The public thirsts for gossip, apparent in websites like TMZ…
Rank this Week: 4421

Between the Sheets: Adultery in…

Between the Sheets: Adultery in Divorce Cases in Virginia

Explores the legal effects of adultery on family law matters in Virginia and across the United States. By James H. Wilson, Jr.

http://jameshwilsonjr.com/
Rank this Week: 2568

Family Law Guy

Family Law Guy

Features California family law news, views, and ruminations. By Richard Gould-Saltman.

http://familylawguy.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 15

    Pet Custody? What's The Standard?

    Pet Custody? What's The Standard?
    Recent changes in the California version of the Domestic Violence Prevention Act now permit a judge making a restraining order, to make an order for "... the exclusive care, possession, or control of any animal owned, possessed, leased,…
  • Nov 19

    Spend More Time talking About The Relationship, and Less Money on the Ring, the Wedding (and the Divorce?)

    Spend More Time talking About The Relationship, and Less Money on the Ring, the Wedding (and the Divorce?)
    An Emory University study suggests that there is an inverse correlation between the amount a couple spends on the engagement ring and the wedding, and the chance that the marriage will last.  I have my own theories about why this correlation…
  • Oct 1

    "Conscious Coupling" What Is Marriage Supposed To Do? Does It Still Do It?

    "Conscious Coupling" What Is Marriage Supposed To Do? Does It Still Do It?
    One of the recurring themes of this blog has been "Why do people get married?  What will help then accomplish whatever it is they want to accomplish by marrying?" It appears that the number of Americans, over-all, who believe that…
Rank this Week: 4513

Divorce Online Blog

Divorce Online Blog

News about divorce and family law.

http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/
  • Jan 15

    if you are working but poor forget getting a divorce

    if you are working but poor forget getting a divorce
    Getting married costs thousands of pounds, yet when it comes to ending a marriage, people are shocked when they find they have to shell out to end the marriage and do not want to pay for it. The court filing… The post if you are…
  • Nov 17

    One in thirty divorcees admit to sleeping with their ex

    One in thirty divorcees admit to sleeping with their ex
    One in five divorcees in England and Wales wish they had never got divorced from their ex and 1 in 30 admit to having slept with their ex after the divorce had been finalised according to a  study of 2,500… The post One in thirty…
  • Nov 4

    Adultery as the reason for divorce

    Adultery as the reason for divorce
    Adultery as a reason for divorce, alongside unreasonable behaviour is one of the most popular grounds for divorce in England and Wales. Adultery is defined as your spouse has had sexual intercourse with a member of the opposite sex…
Rank this Week: 2724

New York Divorce Lawyer Blog

New York Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newyorkdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 15

    Nobody Is Perfect, Especially in the Middle of Divorce

    Nobody Is Perfect, Especially in the Middle of Divorce
    Divorce is one of the most difficult life experiences that anyone can go through. And while the clients who I work with are all committed to having the least adversarial divorce possible, it's not always easy for them to find it in themselves…
  • Jan 13

    Parenting Schedules That Consider a Child's Brain Development

    Parenting Schedules That Consider a Child's Brain Development
    In November, I attended an educational event sponsored by the New York chapter of the Association of Family Conciliation Courts (AFCC-NY). The course focused on helping children in the court system. The keynote speaker was a woman named…
  • Nov 25

    The Important Role of Divorce Coache

    The Important Role of Divorce Coache
    "Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending." - Maria Robinson As true as this quote may be, it's not easy to think about re-writing your future when you're in the process of divorcing.…
Rank this Week: 4811

King Law Offices Blog

King Law Offices Blog

Discusses traffic matters, family law, criminal law, wills and estate planning and personal injury law as it relates to North Carolina and South Carolina.

http://kinglawoffices.com/blog/
  • Jan 15

    Small Business Seminar for Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce Member

    Small Business Seminar for Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce Member
    As a business owner or a person wanting to start a business; you may face a lot of legal red tape questions that left unanswered can adversely affect your business. Brian King will be conducting a Business Talk seminar exploring the following…
  • Nov 4

    Our Shelby Office Has Moved!

    Our Shelby Office Has Moved!
    King Law Offices, known locally as King, Crotts, Duncan & Jaynes, has moved it’s Shelby office from 221 South Lafayette Street,  #4,  to 131 West Marion Street., directly across from the upcoming Farmer’s Market.…
  • Oct 14

    Brian King Teaching Small Biz Law Basic

    Brian King Teaching Small Biz Law Basic
    King, Crotts, Duncan & Jaynes would like to thank Bobbie Young and the team at REAL in Marion for providing an opportunity for Brian W. King to teach the fundamental business law practices for new businesses here in McDowell County and…
Rank this Week: 2587