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Next Phase Legal Blog

Next Phase Legal Blog

Covers divorce and family law. By Next Phase Legal LLC.

http://nextphaselegal.com/blog/
  • May 22

    NPL News: McDonough Speaks at Mass Bar Conference

    NPL News: McDonough Speaks at Mass Bar Conference
    The Massachusetts Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section hosted their first Dispute Resolution Symposium at UMASS Boston on Friday, May 19, 2017. Titled Conflict Resolution: Advancements, Strategies, and Trends, the symposium featured…
  • Apr 26

    A Divorce from Social Media: Avoid Creating a Messy Trail

    A Divorce from Social Media: Avoid Creating a Messy Trail
    Have you ever stopped to think how child custody, support, or property division could be effected by social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and various dating websites? Make no mistake – anything you post,…
  • Oct 25

    Family Business Mediation: Solving Legal Issues Without Going to Court

    Family Business Mediation: Solving Legal Issues Without Going to Court
    Mediation is often considered an excellent means of conflict resolution for personal or family disputes, but the benefits of mediation extend to more than just familial problems. In fact, mediation is oftentimes the best conflict resolution…
Rank this Week: 2157

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/
  • May 22

    7 Resourceful Strategies to Process Your Anger When Going Through a Minnesota Divorce

    7 Resourceful Strategies to Process Your Anger When Going Through a Minnesota Divorce
    Divorces are stressful affairs. The process brings a flurry of emotions: sadness, frustration, regret, and even anger. Dealing with these emotions in a productive manner promotes good mental health and may even help your case in the long run.…
  • May 15

    5 Things You Need to Know Before Pursuing a Special Needs Adoption

    5 Things You Need to Know Before Pursuing a Special Needs Adoption
    Adopting a child with special needs in Minnesota is like adopting any other child, with a few differences. Five things you should know about special needs adoption include: 1. “Special needs” can refer to a variety of issues…
  • May 8

    The Science Of Divorce Mediation – Why The Process Works So Well And How It Can Help You

    The Science Of Divorce Mediation – Why The Process Works So Well And How It Can Help You
    Blame it on television, movies, or messy celebrity splits — divorce has a reputation for being a contentious, litigation-based affair, with little room for compromise. Those who have not navigated the divorce process…
Rank this Week: 4539

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

Covers family law and criminal law in Canada. By Georgialee Lang.

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • May 22

    Ungrateful Children? You’re Not Alone.

    Ungrateful Children? You’re Not Alone.
    What everybody wishes for...a big lottery win, happened in 2011 to an English couple, Dave and Angela Dawes. They won $131.3 million dollars (US) in the Euromillions lottery, open to residents of the United Kingdom and the Isle of Man. Not…
  • May 10

    17 Years in Prison for Divorce Fraud

    17 Years in Prison for Divorce Fraud
    California businessman Steven Zinnel, age 50, thought he could get away with cheating his wife, his two teenage children, and the bankruptcy court, but he was wrong….boy was he wrong! Zinnel and his wife, of Gold River, separated in…
  • Apr 19

    Mr. No-Pay…You Can Run, But You Can’t Hide.

    Mr. No-Pay…You Can Run, But You Can’t Hide.
    Family law lawyers now have access to information that can transform a case from an up-hill battle to a slam-dunk, and it’s all thanks to the internet. Case in point: I have a client whose ex-husband, a venture capitalist, stopped…
Rank this Week: 4724

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • May 22

    Washington Recreational Immunity Statute Does Not Apply to Mixed-Use Property

    Washington Recreational Immunity Statute Does Not Apply to Mixed-Use Property
    Washington encourages landowners to open their property up to recreational use by the public by providing immunity to the landowners. The statute provides that a landowner who does not charge any kind of fee to the public is not liable for…
  • May 12

    Washington Appeals Court Finds No Unlawful Seizure in Drug Possession Case

    Washington Appeals Court Finds No Unlawful Seizure in Drug Possession Case
    Drug possession cases hinge on evidence of the drugs themselves.  Under the exclusionary rule, if drug evidence resulted from an unlawful search or seizure, it must be excluded.  It is therefore common in drug cases for the…
  • May 5

    Failure to Identify Property for Distribution Before Washington Divorce Trial

    Failure to Identify Property for Distribution Before Washington Divorce Trial
    In any divorce, it is important for the parties to identify all of the assets they want to be considered and divided.  While all of the property is before the court for distribution in a divorce, the court can only distribute those…
Rank this Week: 2694

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
  • May 22

    Definition of “Parent” Evolves to Include Same-Sex Couples, Thanks to New York’s Highest Court

    Definition of “Parent” Evolves to Include Same-Sex Couples, Thanks to New York’s Highest Court
    Under New York law, both of a child’s parents have rights regarding custody and visitation, as well as obligations regarding support. As the legal landscape regarding marriage changes and evolves, the definition of “parent”…
  • May 15

    State Supreme Court Overturns Ban on Same-Sex Foster Parent

    State Supreme Court Overturns Ban on Same-Sex Foster Parent
    The right of same-sex couples to marry has been the law of the land throughout the United State for almost two years, when the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Obergefell v. Hodges. While the court noted in Obergefell that most…
  • May 1

    New York Maintains Complicated Laws Regarding the Secrecy of Adoption Record

    New York Maintains Complicated Laws Regarding the Secrecy of Adoption Record
    Adoptions often end joyfully with the creation of a new family, but they often originate from tragedy. A child in an adoption proceeding may have been orphaned or removed from their birth parents’ home because of abuse or neglect. As…
Rank this Week: 1813

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative…

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative Law Firm

Covers collaborative divorce, family law, and mediation. By Adam B. Cordover.

http://familydiplomacy.com/blog
  • May 22

    Collaborative Law Rules Approved by Florida Supreme Court

    Collaborative Law Rules Approved by Florida Supreme Court
    On May 18, 2017, the Florida Supreme Court published an opinion approving collaborative law rules.  The collaborative law rules are the last step necessary before Florida’s Collaborative Law Process Act goes into effect. The…
  • May 18

    What Is Next Generation Divorce?

    What Is Next Generation Divorce?
    If you have done internet searches for collaborative divorce in Tampa Bay or Greater Sarasota, you have likely come across the website for Next Generation Divorce (you can find the link here).  Next Generation Divorce has many members…
  • May 12

    Statewide Collaborative Conference in Tampa June 2017

    Statewide Collaborative Conference in Tampa June 2017
    The 5th Annual Conference of the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals (“FACP”) will take place in Tampa June 9-1oth.  The conference is an opportunity meet like-minded professionals from throughout the state, learn…
Rank this Week: 2941

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • May 21

    Keeping Secrets During Divorce Action Partially Invalidates Settlement

    Keeping Secrets During Divorce Action Partially Invalidates Settlement
    The failure of a spouse to disclose a material change in facts that occurred during settlement negotiations may result in an invalidation of the related settlement provisions. So held the he Appellate Division, Third Department in its May 11,…
  • Apr 30

    Should Religious and Cultural Traditions Impact Equitable Distribution?

    Should Religious and Cultural Traditions Impact Equitable Distribution?
    What happens when cultural and religious traditions clash with the presumptions underlying New York’s Equitable Distribution Law, negating the concept that a marriage is an economic partnership? To what extent should those traditions…
  • Apr 23

    Husband Who Left Wife and Child Awarded 1% of Wife’s Pension

    Husband Who Left Wife and Child Awarded 1% of Wife’s Pension
    Divorce cases are supposed to have an ever-increasing set of rules. Last week’s decision of the Appellate Division, First Department, in Campbell v. Cambell demonstrates that while a judge must follow the rules, the judge still has many…
Rank this Week: 3938

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • May 19

    Coping with the Stress of Divorce

    Coping with the Stress of Divorce
    Of all the emotions that individuals face during divorce, stress is one of the most common. Some experience it from grief, others because of anger or resentment, and still some due to contentious situations. Regardless, all can manage their…
  • May 11

    Allocation of Parental Responsibilitie

    Allocation of Parental Responsibilitie
    Throughout the years and perhaps due to the change in family dynamics in our country, the family law regarding child custody and visitation schedules have undergone significant changes. No longer are we in the ages of the clear cut, laid out…
  • May 5

    Post-Divorce Life: Three Ways to Rebound Faster

    Post-Divorce Life: Three Ways to Rebound Faster
    For many couples who decide to end their marriage, the idea of bouncing back after the split is a daunting one. Regardless of how long you and your spouse were together or whether or not the divorce was a peaceful, mutual decision, saying…
Rank this Week: 1909

New Jersey Divorce and Family…

New Jersey Divorce and Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • May 19

    Child Abuse – If you see something, DO something.

    Child Abuse – If you see something, DO something.
    We have all now probably seen or heard the public service announcement of “If you see something, say something.” which is usually in the context of witnessing suspicious package or person. On May 17, 2017 the Supreme Court of New…
  • May 12

    New Jersey Examines Use of Social Media to Acquire Personal Jurisdiction Over Out of State Defendant

    New Jersey Examines Use of Social Media to Acquire Personal Jurisdiction Over Out of State Defendant
    This week the Honorable Stephen Hansbury, P.J. Ch. published a Superior Court opinion that demonstrates how technology and social media is changing the legal landscape and creating new challenges and solutions.   In the published opinion…
  • May 8

    Words Matter: Common Misconception

    Words Matter: Common Misconception
    I was at a social event recently. A woman attending that event, after learning that I was a divorce attorney, came up to me. She told me that her ex-husband had just filed court papers seeking to modify or terminate her alimony payments. With…
Rank this Week: 2916

New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

By Bruce Provda.

http://www.nydivorcefirm.com/blog
  • May 19

    How to Deal With Stressful Situations During a Divorce

    How to Deal With Stressful Situations During a Divorce
    Divorce is very common these days. People divorce for a variety of reasons. First, you no longer want to be with someone who makes you feel unwanted or unloved. Secondly, you can once again be responsible for your own feelings and life. You…
  • May 5

    How To Avoid Losing Everything In A Divorce

    How To Avoid Losing Everything In A Divorce
    The one universal complaint that many couples who divorce report is that they lost everything during the process. Unfortunately this is nothing new. With aggressive lawyers on both sides, in most cases neither partner ends up a winner. There…
  • Mar 31

    Who Gets the Pet During a Divorce?

    Who Gets the Pet During a Divorce?
    Getting divorced is more complex than ever. In the past divorcing couples fought over who would keep the children and how the money would be split. Today, pets have also become involved in divorce disputes. A significant number of couples now…
Rank this Week: 2226

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • May 17

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

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

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

    Could Service of Process Via Facebook Be the Way of the Future?
    Ah, technology.  In this modern world, we navigate the roads on our phones instead of a map.  We talk to a cylindrical tube to tell it to order more toilet paper for us, tell us the weather, read us the news, or turn on the lights.…
  • Mar 17

    The Expansion of Tri-Parenting

    The Expansion of Tri-Parenting
    Last year I blogged on tri-parenting, or the concept whereby three parents agree to raise a child or children together as a family, with regard to the published New Jersey trial court decision of D.G. and S.H. v. K.S. My previous blog post…
Rank this Week: 4463

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: 2653

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • May 16

    OMG I Have Been Served On Facebook!

    OMG I Have Been Served On Facebook!
    The ability to serve an individual with a lawsuit on Facebook and other popular social media and social networking services.is quickly becoming a reality under New Jersey law. In a recent case, an adopted ten-year-old child was being harassed…
  • Apr 19

    How Does Domestic Violence Affect A Pending Child Custody Case?

    How Does Domestic Violence Affect A Pending Child Custody Case?
    The lawyers at our law firm here in East Brunswick, New Jersey, handle many child custody disputes. Needless to say, emotions run very high which may result in one parent having to obtain a restraining order against the other while the child…
  • Mar 14

    Is Mid-Week Overnight Parenting Time In The Best Interest Of The Child?

    Is Mid-Week Overnight Parenting Time In The Best Interest Of The Child?
    Well, it depends. The child custody lawyers at our New Jersey based law firm understand that both parents have a fundamental right to have visitation (a/k/a parenting time) with their child. Having said that, the focus of our attorneys and…
Rank this Week: 3852

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/
  • May 15

    It’s All In The Agreement!

    It’s All In The Agreement!
    I like chocolate chip cookie dough. She likes chocolate chip cookies. Instead of baking ALL of the cookies, there is always a little bit of cookie dough left over for me (or my kids if they find out about it). When going through a divorce…
  • May 10

    Money, Money, Money

    Money, Money, Money
    Your spouse cheated on you.  He makes more money than you. You stayed home with the kids while he worked. And now he wants divorce. Does any of this sound like you? Now you are left wondering how you are going to pay for things. You…
  • Apr 20

    I Thought I Get Half of Everything in Divorce

    I Thought I Get Half of Everything in Divorce
    This has come up in many cases I have had lately. My clients ask how long the divorce will take and I tell them that it can be anywhere from 60 days to 2 years because it all depends on how the case progresses. This shocks most of my clients…
Rank this Week: 2371

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents, DUI, criminal defense, bank side bankruptcy cases, creditors' rights, divorce and family custody, and estate planning. By Fessler Schneider & Grimme.

http://www.fsgattorneys.com/blog
  • May 15

    Criminal Issues Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Criminal Issues Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
       You have been charged with a crime.  Whether the charge is a misdemeanor or felony,  you need representation.  You need someone who knows the law, can give you sound advice, and has experience. Under the current…
  • May 2

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Fort Thomas, KY

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Fort Thomas, KY
    People put things in their cars for all sorts of reasons—the baby’s toys, cute collectibles, want to decorate their car, etc etc.   What is often overlooked is the great damage to the driver’s real…
  • Apr 15

    Easter Greetings from Fessler, Schneider, and Grimme

    Easter Greetings from Fessler, Schneider, and Grimme
    Easter is not only the most important Christian celebration, it is also a reflection of hope, peace, and renewal.   We wish you all the blessings of the holiday and hope that you have a wonderful time this weekend with family and…
Rank this Week: 2360

Family Law Matters

Family Law Matters

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

http://www.justdivorce.co.uk/blog/
  • May 15

    ONLINE DIVORCE COURT UPDATE

    ONLINE DIVORCE COURT UPDATE
    this blog looks at the march towards creation of a court based online divorce process, plus the procedural delinking of divorce from financial remedy proceedings. Continue reading →
  • Apr 19

    YET ANOTHER DEMOCRATIC VOTE. AAARRRGGGHHH!

    YET ANOTHER DEMOCRATIC VOTE. AAARRRGGGHHH!
    what impact will the snap election have on proposed reforms to family law, such as the introduction of no fault divorce? Continue reading →
  • Mar 31

    WHEN IS A MARRIAGE NOT A MARRIAGE?

    WHEN IS A MARRIAGE NOT A MARRIAGE?
    on 24 march the court of appeal dismissed an appeal by mrs owens against a high court decision refusing to grant a decree nisi of divorce in relation to her petition based on unreasonable behaviour. the distinguished bench included sir…
Rank this Week: 1950

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • May 15

    DuPage County Children’s Center

    DuPage County Children’s Center
    In many custody disputes, allegations of abuse against children are thrown around.  Sometimes, people use this simply as a means of mudslinging to gain an upper hand in the court’s eyes against the opposing party.  However,…
  • May 1

    Are Individual Federal Income Taxes Dischargeable in Bankruptcy?

    Are Individual Federal Income Taxes Dischargeable in Bankruptcy?
    The answer is, it depends.  Generally, federal income taxes that are due and owing are non-dischargeable in bankruptcy, meaning that even if the bankruptcy eliminates a person’s other secured or unsecured debt, the tax debt he or…
  • Apr 17

    Illinois Law on Name Change

    Illinois Law on Name Change
    When a married couple divorces, often the wife will opt to return to the use of a former or maiden name.  The reasons and rationale are as diverse as the individuals who make this choice.  Illinois law provides this opportunity but…
Rank this Week: 2003

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • May 14

    Illinois Divorce: Mothers and PAS

    Illinois Divorce: Mothers and PAS
    Today is Mother’s Day, and aside from wishing all of our Moms a wonderful day, I wanted to point out as well that parental alienation exists with mothers as targets. More often than one might think. Today, a Mom posted this: ” And…
  • Apr 22

    Divorce and BPD: Traits of Anger in Borderline Personalitie

    Divorce and BPD: Traits of Anger in Borderline Personalitie
    Representing many clients through the past 20+ years in relationships with people with borderline traits, it is helpful to see new artciles that discuss the experiences of people in these relationships. Here, a discussion about the triggering…
  • Apr 18

    Illinois Divorce: Stress and Anxiety

    Illinois Divorce: Stress and Anxiety
    One of the priviledges that I have as a lawyer for some wonderful people going through a significant life change is the ability to interface with them about anxiety and depression. In some cases, the symptoms are being experienced by the…
Rank this Week: 2821

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.net/
  • May 14

    Adultery and Divorce in New Jersey

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

    6 Keys to Surviving Your Divorce in NJ

    6 Keys to Surviving Your Divorce in NJ
    Divorce is a painful experience that nobody wants to face, but there are ways to make the process easier on yourself. As you go through your divorce in NJ, remember these six keys that can help hold you together during this emotionally…
  • Apr 25

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FAQs ABOUT NEW JERSEY ALIMONY LAWS AND RETIREMENT

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FAQs ABOUT NEW JERSEY ALIMONY LAWS AND RETIREMENT
    Will my alimony obligation end upon retirement under New Jersey alimony laws? On September 10, 2015, the Governor of New Jersey signed into law an amended alimony statute. Said amended statute made a number changes in regard to alimony and…
Rank this Week: 3092

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.santarosafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • May 12

    Determining Child Custody and Visitation Through Mediation

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

    Prenuptial Agreement – Important in California?

    Prenuptial Agreement – Important in California?
    When a couple makes the decision to get married, divorce generally is not an issue that is on their minds. That is why a prenuptial agreement may seem like a taboo topic for a couple in this position to discuss. However, a couple should not…
  • Nov 29

    Prenuptial Agreement – Important in California?

    Prenuptial Agreement – Important in California?
    When a couple makes the decision to get married, divorce generally is not an issue that is on their minds. That is why a prenuptial agreement may seem like a taboo topic for a couple in this position to discuss. However, a couple should not…
Rank this Week: 3224

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/
Rank this Week: 2428

DuPage County Divorce Attorneys…

DuPage County Divorce Attorneys Blog

By Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC.

http://www.mkfmlaw.com/dupageattorney
  • May 11

    Responding to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

    Responding to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
    Troubling research suggests that at least one in three women experience sexual harassment in the workplace. It is a frightening statistic that lifts the lid on the darker side of employment. Despite the relative frequency of these…
  • May 10

    Parental Alienation Can Cause Serious Problem

    Parental Alienation Can Cause Serious Problem
    In cases where the well-being of a child is at issue, sometimes parents will resort to inappropriate measures. Illinois law recognizes one of the most insidious—known as parental alienation—as a possible reason to adjust…
  • Apr 21

    Who Pays What After a Divorce?

    Who Pays What After a Divorce?
    When a couple decides to divorce, it is not only assets that must be divided during the proceedings, but also any marital debt that has accrued. As with assets, a family court will generally divide debts along equitable lines,…
Rank this Week: 1987

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, paternity and legal separation issues. By Doppelt & Forney, a Professional Law Corporation.

http://www.sandiegodivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3697

Bergen County Divorce Attorney…

Bergen County Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Leopold Law.

https://www.bergencountydivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • May 9

    Modification of Parenting Time After Parental Relocation

    Modification of Parenting Time After Parental Relocation
    In a recent New Jersey appellate decision, the defendant appealed after a lower court awarded legal custody to her child’s father and modified parenting time and child support. The plaintiff and defendant had never gotten married, but…
  • May 9

    Standard Applied When Relocating Children After New Jersey Divorce

    Standard Applied When Relocating Children After New Jersey Divorce
    In an unpublished New Jersey appellate decision, a father appealed from an order allowing a mother to relocate with their two kids to Texas. The divorced couple had two daughters, who were nine and 13 when the mother decided to relocate. The…
  • Apr 26

    Therapeutic Reunification Process in New Jersey

    Therapeutic Reunification Process in New Jersey
    In a recent New Jersey appellate case, a father appealed an order that suspended a therapeutic reunification process with his daughters that was being conducted through Skype. The order awarded the defendant’s former wife…
Rank this Week: 2212

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

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

    4 Steps Divorced Spouses Should Take to Secure Their Retirement

    4 Steps Divorced Spouses Should Take to Secure Their Retirement
    Couples who have finally finished the often-rigorous process of getting divorced often have one thing in mind: get out and start anew. But while it’s certainly important to start finding some semblance of normalcy as quickly as you can…
  • May 3

    Gray Divorces: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Seniors Splitting Up

    Gray Divorces: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Seniors Splitting Up
    Medical advancements are adding decades to the average human lifespan, extending it by around 30 years. Of course, this is fantastic news in terms of self-fulfillment and productivity. However, with longer lifespans comes the unprecedented…
  • May 2

    Am I Liable for my Spouses’s Debt?

    Am I Liable for my Spouses’s Debt?
    While many divorce attorneys in Texas know the Lone Star State observes community property laws, many lawyers erroneously believe this extends into a similar concept called “community debt.” This is simply not true. Yes, divorced…
Rank this Week: 2986

Virginia Family Law

Virginia Family Law

Covers Virginia family law issues. By Jason A. Weis.

http://www.familylawva.com/
  • May 9

    My Spouse Has Changed

    My Spouse Has Changed
    Researchers may have hit upon one factor explaining many Northern Virginia divorces:  Personality Evolution.  The longest personality study ever conducted confirms that people change so dramatically as they grow older that…
  • Feb 20

    Finding Hidden Assets During Divorce

    Finding Hidden Assets During Divorce
    According to the National Endowment for Financial Education, 31% of U.S. adults who combined assets with a spouse or partner say they have been deceptive about money and 58% of these adults say they hid cash from their partner or…
  • Jan 20

    Will Adultery Impact My Security Clearance?

    Will Adultery Impact My Security Clearance?
    It sometimes seems that nearly every government employee or military officer working in Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax, or Loudoun County has some form of top secret security clearance.  As a result, I am often asked about…
Rank this Week: 4803

Gardner Croft Solicitors Blog

Gardner Croft Solicitors Blog

Covers specialist legal services, personal injury claims, land registry, wealth protection, litigation and dispute resolution, and family law.

http://gardnercroft.co.uk/category/blog/
  • May 9

    Changes at Gardner Croft

    Changes at Gardner Croft
    Gardner Croft is pleased to announce some major changes at Gardner Croft which took effect on 1st May 2017. Peer Le Fleming, who has been the senior partner of the firm for the last eleven years retired as a partner on 30th April. At the same…
  • Feb 3

    Illegal Instruction

    Illegal Instruction
    So your boss wants you to do something you think is illegal… Given the recent sacking of the US Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, we thought it appropriate to look at how English law deals with similar situations. There are of…
  • Nov 1

    The Gig Economy

    The Gig Economy
    Depending on how exciting your usual reading material is you may have come across a lot of excitement being generated about the so-called ‘gig economy’. This is the idea that permanent jobs are old-fashioned relics of a previous…
Rank this Week: 1962

Orange County Family Law Blog

Orange County Family Law Blog

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

http://pinkhamlaw.com/blog
  • May 8

    More About Date of Separation in a Divorce

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

    Can Someone Convicted of Domestic Violence Receive Alimony?

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

    Most Important Thing To Do Before Filing For Divorce

    Most Important Thing To Do Before Filing For Divorce
    The most important thing to do prior to filing for Divorce and prior to separating, especially when you are the lower wage earner, is to gather documentation regarding your spouse income and expenses, such as paystubs, credit card statements,…
Rank this Week: 1946

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/
  • May 8

    Resource of the day

    Resource of the day
    The People's Law Library of Maryland has created a workbook to help people who are representing themselves in family law cases. You can access the workbook here. While there is a lot of information in the workbook, it does not...
  • Apr 14

    Divorce in the DMV

    Divorce in the DMV
    The Washington DC metro area is a curious creature. Generally, it includes Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, but it's not unheard of for people to commute here from their homes in West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Delaware. While…
  • Apr 7

    How do you win in a divorce?

    How do you win in a divorce?
    Yes, this is a trick question. Often, clients will ask me about my win percentage, and I have to say, I don't even know how I would begin to answer that! A typical divorce or separation client will have several...
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Family Law Matters Blog

Family Law Matters Blog

Covers New York family law. By Deborah Hope Wayne.

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

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

    The Timing of the Prenup: Effective Discussions for a Lasting Agreement
    One of the most common questions I receive from clients is how to bring up a prenuptial agreement with a future spouse. There is no uniform answer to this because every couple has its own dynamics, and a prenup conversation should reflect…
  • Apr 16

    The Financial Aspect of Divorce

    The Financial Aspect of Divorce
    The divorce process involves the uncoupling of many aspects of life. Perhaps the most talked about is the financial aspect.   Creating and understanding your own financial snapshot can be an important step in making the divorce…
  • Feb 1

    Creating an Effective Parenting Plan: Considerations and Questions for Parent

    Creating an Effective Parenting Plan: Considerations and Questions for Parent
    The divorce process is an emotional time. Tensions surrounding a parenting plan may mount even when both parents prioritize the needs of the children.  Responsiveness, stability, and practicality are significant factors in developing a…
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Missouri Divorce and Family Law…

Missouri Divorce and Family Law Blog

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

http://familylaw.mwortmanlaw.com/
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Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

By David Wolkowitz.

http://uncontesteddivorceinillinois.com/
  • May 5

    Divorce Mediation: Why mediators should be lawyers (usually)

    Divorce Mediation: Why mediators should be lawyers (usually)
    As a divorce lawyer and a mediator, I’d like to share my thoughts on why your divorce mediator should be a lawyer. There are many mediators who are not lawyers, and frankly, many of them use sales tactics akin to used-car salesman, and…
  • May 5

    Tax Refund? Pay for Uncontested Divorce

    Tax Refund? Pay for Uncontested Divorce
    Death, and taxes. Two things you can’t escape. But luckily, escaping from your marriage can be easier than you think. And affordable. In fact, an uncontested divorce in Illinois can often be paid for entirely by someone’s tax…
  • Feb 6

    Some Mediators Don’t have a Clue

    Some Mediators Don’t have a Clue
    I’m a divorce mediation in Illinois – and a lawyer. If you are thinking about divorce mediation in Illinois, then there is something you must know – some mediators don’t have a clue! If you want one who does, feel free…
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Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • May 4

    I’m Not a Bad Parent but I Play One on YouTube

    I’m Not a Bad Parent but I Play One on YouTube
    While Alex Jones was the most recent high-profile example of a controversial public persona creating very personal and private problems, he is certainly not alone. Similar in theme, but not in execution is the case of the Michael and Heather…
  • Apr 25

    Your Divorce Is Not a Community Event

    Your Divorce Is Not a Community Event
    We live in an age of instant information where there is constant temptation to share what one is doing and thinking. We are used to sharing our experiences and thoughts freely. The temptation becomes even greater when we are in times of…
  • Apr 22

    Same Sex Common Law Marriage Established by Superior Court

    Same Sex Common Law Marriage Established by Superior Court
    Since the striking down of the Defense of Marriage Act by the United States Supreme Court, many state courts have been trying to fill in the legal vacuum created between the legality of same-sex marriage and the lack of codified law through…
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Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas family law issues. By Guest & Gray.

http://www.dallasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • May 1

    Texas Family Code Section 152.207, what is an inconvenient forum for child custody?

    Texas Family Code Section 152.207, what is an inconvenient forum for child custody?
    What is Jurisdiction? Jurisdiction is the ability for a court to hear a case. When two states are involved, the states must decide which court more rightfully has jurisdiction to hear the case so that there are not conflicting orders out of…
  • Apr 4

    What is the Maximum Amount of Child Support I Can Be Ordered to Pay in Texas?

    What is the Maximum Amount of Child Support I Can Be Ordered to Pay in Texas?
    What is the Maximum Amount of Child Support I Can Be Ordered to Pay in Texas?               It would be really easy to answer the question of what the maximum amount of child support…
  • Mar 9

    What’s the deal with fault divorce in Texas?

    What’s the deal with fault divorce in Texas?
    Why is everyone talking about fault and no-fault divorce lately? Fault divorces have been in the news lately in Texas because Representative Matt Krause from Fort Worth authored a bill that would get rid of so-called “no-fault”…
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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/
  • May 1

    Facing a Divorce? Take Steps to Protect Yourself and Your Children

    Facing a Divorce? Take Steps to Protect Yourself and Your Children
    Not all couples facing divorce do so amicably. Those who do usually fare better in the long-run; for those who don’t, however, a little preparation can help you avoid making serious mistakes both during the divorce process and in its…
  • Apr 3

    Discussing Your Divorce on Social Media Often Backfire

    Discussing Your Divorce on Social Media Often Backfire
    Many people today use social media to engage with family and friends, especially those they don’t get to see on a regular basis. These platforms provide an easy means for publicly sharing accomplishments and milestones, or passing along…
  • Mar 20

    Biological Connections Do Not Guarantee Rights to Custody

    Biological Connections Do Not Guarantee Rights to Custody
    It may sound like a Hollywood movie script, but actor Jason Patric is in a real-life battle for custody of his child. Mr. Patric may have won the first round when California courts agreed that he was in fact the legal parent of the child who…
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Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

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

http://www.tabanolaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 30

    Has Your Spouse Changed Their Financial Habits? Divorce Might Be Next!

    Has Your Spouse Changed Their Financial Habits? Divorce Might Be Next!
    Has Your Spouse Changed Their Financial Habits? Divorce Might Be Next! While divorce rates hover around 50% for first time marriages (and higher than that for subsequent unions), the reasons for splitting up often center around finances.…
  • Mar 29

    Pennsylvania Support – Requesting Payment for Unreimbursed Medical Expense

    Pennsylvania Support – Requesting Payment for Unreimbursed Medical Expense
    March 31 is the deadline to request reimbursement for medical expenses for bills received during the prior year. In child support cases, the party that is receiving child support pays the first $250 in unreimbursed expenses per child. …
  • Feb 12

    Tips to Consider when Separating

    Tips to Consider when Separating
    Separation: Nine Tips to Help You as You Move Through the Divorce Process There may be 50 ways to leave your lover but there’s a heck of a lot more to it than just being creative with the word good-bye. More often than not, the way you…
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Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Spousal Support Awards in California Divorce Case

    Spousal Support Awards in California Divorce Case
    California law empowers courts in divorce cases to order that one spouse pay the other monthly support. These support awards are designed to help the spouse receiving them meet monthly expenses and maintain a standard of living similar to the…
  • Apr 17

    The Role of Court Commissioners in California Divorce Cases – In re Marriage of McClintock

    The Role of Court Commissioners in California Divorce Cases – In re Marriage of McClintock
    If you’ve ever been involved in a court case in California, you may already know that the state judiciary system is backed up. In an effort to improve efficiency, the judiciary has devised a program in which non-judge “court…
  • Mar 31

    What Happens When One Spouse Moves out of the Family Home During a Separation? In re Marriage of Stern

    What Happens When One Spouse Moves out of the Family Home During a Separation? In re Marriage of Stern
    Generally, divorcing spouses are supposed to split their home and other community property under California law. When one spouse lives in the home alone after the couple separates and before they’re officially divorced, however, he or…
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California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

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

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Apr 28

    Relationships and Dating

    Relationships and Dating
    Coping with Mistrust in Relationships Post-Divorce  You can face your trust issues with optimism when you extend trust to those who deserve it and learn to trust yourself day by day.…
  • Apr 19

    8 Personal Finance Tips to Follow During Divorce

    8 Personal Finance Tips to Follow During Divorce
    During divorce, you’re going from a two-income to a one-income household. You need to get a handle on your finances — not only for yourself, but also for your children. Click here for valuable…
  • Apr 18

    Clarification on when a Court Commissioner can hear a case

    Clarification on when a Court Commissioner can hear a case
    Wife filed a petition for dissolution of marriage. At the hearing on the petition a Commissioner (rather than a Judge) made a series of temporary orders over husband’s objection. Husband was self-represented. Minute orders identified…
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Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

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

http://www.massachusettsdivorcelawmonitor.com/
  • Apr 27

    Top 10 Tips for Social Media Use When Divorcing

    Top 10 Tips for Social Media Use When Divorcing
    Hi there, Social media can become very problematic in a divorce case. Divorce lawyers, myself included, consider it a treasure trove of potentially useful information.We can obtain your online credentials and passwords in a contested matter…
  • Jan 31

    Pets: Considered Property or People During a Divorce?

    Pets: Considered Property or People During a Divorce?
    Hi there, If you know me, you know I’m a fervent pet lover. We have dogs, cats, horses, goats, and are related to someone with a bearded dragon. I know, viscerally, how pets can feel like family members. As a result, they can be…
  • 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…
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Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By McClure Law Group.

http://www.texasdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Factors for Spousal Maintenance Award in Texa

    Factors for Spousal Maintenance Award in Texa
    In a recent Texas appellate case, a husband and wife filed cross petitions for divorce. The husband argued that the trial court had erred in awarding the wife $5000 each month in spousal maintenance. The wife argued that the trial court had…
  • Apr 26

    Factors for Spousal Maintenance Award in Texa

    Factors for Spousal Maintenance Award in Texa
    In a recent Texas appellate case, a husband and wife filed cross petitions for divorce. The husband argued that the trial court had erred in awarding the wife $5000 each month in spousal maintenance. The wife argued that the trial court had…
  • Apr 22

    The Property Owner Rule in Valuing Texas Property for Distribution Purpose

    The Property Owner Rule in Valuing Texas Property for Distribution Purpose
    In a recent Texas appellate case, the court considered the lower court’s division of a marital estate. The couple was married in 1990 and bought two businesses while married, one an insurance agency operated by the wife and the other a…
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Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
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Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Apr 26

    What To Wear To Court

    What To Wear To Court
    The post What To Wear To Court appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Mar 29

    Frequently Asked Questions After An Arrest

    Frequently Asked Questions After An Arrest
    You have rights and it’s important to know them. In this post we’ll tackle frequently asked questions after an arrest so you’ll know how to respond in case you ever get booked. Can I be arrested without an arrest warrant?…
  • Feb 24

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part VI)

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part VI)
    Building a Legal Practice Designed to Last: Concentrating Your Practice     The modern world of business has pushed professionals more and more into concentrated areas of service. In law school you study four to five areas of the…
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Law Offices of Laura M. D'Orsi,…

Law Offices of Laura M. D'Orsi, LLC Blog

Covers divorce, collaborative divorce, mediation, child support and alimony.

http://www.lauradorsilaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    How to Reduce the Stress of Divorce

    How to Reduce the Stress of Divorce
    Choosing to divorce is never an easy decision regardless of how frustrated and unhappy you have become in your marriage. There are many strong emotions that emanate from both sides, so it is important to choose healthy alternatives in order…
  • Mar 28

    Your Teenager and Your Pending Divorce

    Your Teenager and Your Pending Divorce
    Divorce is never easy on anyone whether it be family or close friends. Those likely to be the most vulnerable at this time are teenagers, especially if the parents are frequently arguing or if there are allegations of infidelity. It’s…
  • Feb 12

    Preparing with the Initial Meeting with a Divorce Lawyer

    Preparing with the Initial Meeting with a Divorce Lawyer
    When you meet with a divorce lawyer for the first time it is essential to be prepared. This means you want to come to the meeting with the right tools in order to ensure a smooth process. There are several things you need to do before you…
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New York Divorce and Family Law…

New York Divorce and Family Law Blog

Covers New York divorce and family law decisions and legislation. By Joel R. Brandes.

http://brandeslaw.blogspot.com/
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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
  • Apr 23

    Don’t Let This Life Insurance Divorce Mistake Cost You $8,390.93

    Don’t Let This Life Insurance Divorce Mistake Cost You $8,390.93
    When you’re doing something you haven’t done before, you have to be careful. Inexperience leads to mistakes. And when it comes to your divorce, mistakes can be incredibly expensive financially and emotionally. Today we are going…
  • Feb 1

    How To Accidentally Lose Half Your Retirement in a Divorce

    How To Accidentally Lose Half Your Retirement in a Divorce
    Retirement benefits are usually one of the most valuable assets in a divorce case. You’ve been putting money into it for decades after all. So, when you write the language in the decree to divide your retirement benefits you better be…
  • 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…
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