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CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Jul 23

    Getting Your Fees Along the Way

    Getting Your Fees Along the Way
    Can’t wait until you win the case to get your attorney fees? Consider seeking an interim fee award based on your success along the way. Awarding interim fees (i.e., a fee award made before the case is completed) is an accepted procedure…
  • Jul 21

    Estate Planning Is Not Just for the Rich and Famou

    Estate Planning Is Not Just for the Rich and Famou
    The following is a guest blog post by April E. Frisby of Frisby Law. April is a lawyer in Orange County who practices business and securities transactional law, as well as estate planning. April is also an adjunct law professor at Whittier…
  • Jul 18

    Get Technical in Your Next Personal Injury Case

    Get Technical in Your Next Personal Injury Case
    Feeling out of your element by the technical aspects of your personal injury case? Get a technical experts on your team! Here’s how technical experts can help in common personal injury cases, such as slip and fall, car accident, and…
Rank this Week: 3847

Divorce Online Blog

Divorce Online Blog

News about divorce and family law.

http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/
  • Jul 23

    MORE couples are choosing online divorce as consumers favour a more convenient way to separate

    MORE couples are choosing online divorce as consumers favour a more convenient way to separate
    Online divorce companies say the online process takes the strain out of an already tense situation and reflects society’s increased use of the internet to do business. Figures from Divorce Online, one of the UK’s largest…
  • Jul 7

    Getting a 5 year separation divorce is not as easy as you think

    Getting a 5 year separation divorce is not as easy as you think
    We get phone calls and emails every day, from people  informing us that getting a divorce in England after 5 years is just a paperwork exercise and should be nice and easy. When we then ask where the ex wife… The post Getting a 5…
  • Jun 27

    More parents wait to divorce until kids are 18

    More parents wait to divorce until kids are 18
    There appears to have been a large increase in parents waiting to divorce until their kids turn 18 according to a recent study by the Australian Institute of Family studies. AIFS Director Professor Alan Hayes said that the proportion…
Rank this Week: 3174

International Family Law

International Family Law

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

http://www.internationalfamilylawfirm.com/
  • Jul 22

    The Hague Abduction Convention in South Africa

    The Hague Abduction Convention in South Africa
    The following are excerpts, without footnotes, of an article published in the Judges’ Newsletter on International Child Protection Vol. XX, Summer – Autumn 2013.The full article is available on the website of the Hague Conference…
  • Jul 21

    The Hague Abduction Convention in Paraguay

    The Hague Abduction Convention in Paraguay
    The following are excerpts, without footnotes, of an article published in the Judges’ Newsletter on International Child Protection Vol. XX, Summer – Autumn 2013.The full article is available on the website of the Hague Conference…
  • Jul 18

    The Hague Abduction Convention in Panama

    The Hague Abduction Convention in Panama
    The following are excerpts, without footnotes, of an article published in the Judges’ Newsletter on International Child Protection Vol. XX, Summer – Autumn 2013.The full article is available on the website of the Hague Conference…
Rank this Week: 4718

Jackson White Family Law Blog

Jackson White Family Law Blog

Covers the workings of family law, including recent legal changes, hot topics and pressing issues in this legal industry.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/arizona-family-law/blog/
  • Jul 22

    Tips for Divorcés to Help Friends Getting a Divorce

    Tips for Divorcés to Help Friends Getting a Divorce
    Getting a divorce is emotionally exhausting and can become a complicated legal battle.  If you’ve had one, you know that no matter what happens in the end that you’ve learned whole lot from what you went through. This…
  • Jul 17

    Halle Berry Needs to Pay Child Support

    Halle Berry Needs to Pay Child Support
    Child support is a complicated area where it seems men are the ones that need to dig deep into his pockets to pay up. However, the Los Angeles Superior Court decided that it would be Halle Berry that would need to pay child support towards…
  • Jul 15

    Even After Divorce-They’re Still Your Step Child

    Even After Divorce-They’re Still Your Step Child
    Divorcing a spouse does not divorce an individual from their stepchildren. According to the “relationship” piece of the dependency exemption, the stepchildren will remain stepchildren despite a divorce. One example of this was the…
Rank this Week: 3977

Family Law Matters Blog

Family Law Matters Blog

Covers New York family law. By Deborah Hope Wayne.

http://www.familylawmatters-blog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Co-Parenting: How Can Parents Create a Unified Front?

    Co-Parenting: How Can Parents Create a Unified Front?
    The term 'co-parenting' has almost become a buzzword that appears in different magazines and in segments by celebrity doctors and specialists on television. Co-parenting is essentially what it sounds like - parents sharing the…
  • Jul 15

    It's Not All about the Dress: 5 Reasons Brides Should Consider a Pre-Nup

    It's Not All about the Dress: 5 Reasons Brides Should Consider a Pre-Nup
    It's no secret that saying the word, "pre-nup" to a newly engaged person often brings on a whole range of emotions. To many people, suggesting a pre-nup is effectively the same as questioning their loyalty to their future husband or wife.…
  • Jun 11

    The Power of the Post-Nup: Taking a Closer Look at the Spitzer Divorce Settlement

    The Power of the Post-Nup: Taking a Closer Look at the Spitzer Divorce Settlement
    Now that most of the dust has settled from news of former NY Governor Eliot Spitzer's divorce settlement, it seems like a good time to address the details. For those unfamiliar with the situation, Eliot Spitzer served as New York's 54th…
Rank this Week: 3968

Family-In-Law

Family-In-Law

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

http://family-in-law.com/
  • Jul 22

    Social Media’s Effect on Marriage

    Social Media’s Effect on Marriage
    In a new study out in the journal Computers in Human Behavior, Sebastián Valenzuela, Daniel Halpern, and James E. Katz have found a correlation between marital dissatisfaction ... The post Social Media’s Effect on…
  • Jul 21

    Can You Be Fired For Getting Divorced?

    Can You Be Fired For Getting Divorced?
    Can you be fired for getting divorced? Not in New Jersey, at least not anymore. The New Jersey Appellate Division recently released its decision in Smith v. ... The post Can You Be Fired For Getting Divorced? appeared first on…
  • Jul 18

    The Remembrance of Attorney’s Fees Past (Case Law Round-Up 7/14/14)

    The Remembrance of Attorney’s Fees Past (Case Law Round-Up 7/14/14)
    Following last week’s Minnesota Supreme Court decision in Citizens State Bank Norwood Young America v. Brown, this week’s Round-Up includes a published case from the ... The post The Remembrance of Attorney’s Fees Past (Case…
Rank this Week: 3518

Family Law Guy

Family Law Guy

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

http://familylawguy.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    Interference with Child Custody

    Interference with Child Custody
      Maria Jose Carrascosa, 48, is a native of Spain and lived in Fort Lee, New Jersey. She had a child, a daughter, with Peter Innes while in New Jersey and the couple separated in 2004.  They signed a parenting agreement prohibiting either…
  • Jul 15

    Should a Five Year Old Give Preference Testimony?

    Should a Five Year Old Give Preference Testimony?
        Professional basketball player, Chris Bosh, has been in a custody battle over his young year old daughter with the child’s mother, Allison Mathis.  Apparently Mathis is requesting that their daughter, Trinity, (either four or five…
  • Jul 7

    Update on Failure to Make Child Support Payment

    Update on Failure to Make Child Support Payment
        An update on my previous blog from last week (July 1)!  Apparently, Houston resident, Clifford Hall, who was jailed for failing to pay child support has been released after one week.  Hall’s wages were being withheld to pay the…
Rank this Week: 4290

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/
  • Jul 21

    Power of Attorneys are not Allowed to Appear and Testify on Behalf of Divorce Litigant

    Power of Attorneys are not Allowed to Appear and Testify on Behalf of Divorce Litigant
    In a recently published trial court decision, Marsico-v-Marsico, the Honorable Lawrence R. Jones, J.S.C., dealt with the novel question of law as to whether or not a designated power of attorney could appear and testify on behalf of or in…
  • Jul 11

    AVOIDING DIVORCE WARS – SHOULD SOME SORT OF NON-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESTRAINING ORDERS BE REVISITED?

    AVOIDING DIVORCE WARS – SHOULD SOME SORT OF NON-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESTRAINING ORDERS BE REVISITED?
    Legislation has recently been introduced in the New Jersey Legislature that would allow for the issuance of Restraining Orders in Non-Domestic Violence situations. While its passage and/or application to family law matters is problematic,…
  • Jul 6

    New Jersey Mulls an End to Permanent Alimony

    New Jersey Mulls an End to Permanent Alimony
    A bill has passed the New Jersey Senate and Assembly and which is now before the governor that intends to amend the current alimony statute, N.J.S.A. 2A34-23.   At present, the alimony statute allows a court to consider (1)…
Rank this Week: 3972

St. Charles Divorce Lawyer Blog

St. Charles Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law with an emphasis on divorce. By Doug Bellon of Dalton, Chassaniol & Bellon.

http://www.stcharlesdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    5 Things You Should Know Before You Hire Your Divorce Attorney - 2 Part Serie

    5 Things You Should Know Before You Hire Your Divorce Attorney - 2 Part Serie
    Choosing the right attorney to help assist and guide you through the divorce process is critical. But, what do you need to know when you first meet an attorney to help you make the correct choice? In this two-part blog we examine 5 factors…
  • May 29

    When Is An Order Of Protection A Viable Option in Missouri?

    When Is An Order Of Protection A Viable Option in Missouri?
    In 2012, alone, there were 41,494 reported incidents of domestic violence in Missouri according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. In today's blog we examine the use of an Adult Order of Protection as a tool against the perpetuation of…
  • Mar 27

    What is My Missouri Family Law Judge Likely to Consider in Awarding Legal Custody?

    What is My Missouri Family Law Judge Likely to Consider in Awarding Legal Custody?
    In our previous blog we discussed the difference between sole legal custody and joint legal custody and the importance of having a well drafted parenting plan. In today's blog we discuss those factors that will be considered by your family…
Rank this Week: 3139

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/
  • Jul 20

    Does New York have the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act?

    Does New York have the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act?
    Can the New York courts excercise jurisdiction over a child custody case?  In my practice as a New York City area and Long Island Child Custody attorney, this question comes when a child moves into New York from out of state or if a…
  • Jul 13

    Why a post-nuptial, pre-nuptial, separation agreement or divorce stipulation?

    Why a post-nuptial, pre-nuptial, separation agreement or divorce stipulation?
    Separation agreements, pre-nuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements, and stipulations of settlement may largely contain the same contents, and serve a lot of the same purposes, but vary in the timing that they are made. One purpose is…
  • Jul 4

    Does New York have the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act?

    Does New York have the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act?
    The Uniform Intersate Family Support Act (UIFSA) has been adopted, in some form, by every state in the United States.  New York’s version of the law may be found in the New York Family Court Act Article 5-B.    The…
Rank this Week: 3550

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/
  • Jul 20

    Weekly Round-Up: July 21st, 2014

    Weekly Round-Up: July 21st, 2014
    Immigration/NYC Municipal Identification Card If you can prove your identity and residency then you will be eligible for a New York City Identity Card beginning in January 2015. Mayor Bill De Blasio recently signed a bill that will allow…
  • Jul 11

    Weekly Round-Up: July 11th, 2014

    Weekly Round-Up: July 11th, 2014
    New Judgeships On June 26, 2014, Governor Cuomo signed a bill that is now in effect adding twenty-five new Family Court judgeship positions for New York. Prior to this legislation, there have not been any new positions added since 1991. …
  • Jul 3

    New Editors: Same Great Blog!

    New Editors: Same Great Blog!
    Congratulations to the New York Law School class of 2014.  We would like to send a special congratulations to Michael Cabasso, Emily de la Vega and Susan Imam.  This past year, JustFamilies.org was relaunched, thanks to these three…
Rank this Week: 3584

The History of Custody Law

The History of Custody Law

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

http://tomjameslaw.com/blog/category/history-of-custody-law-2/
  • Jul 20

    “For Their Own Good”: the failed Indian boarding school program, and what we can learn from it

    “For Their Own Good”: the failed Indian boarding school program, and what we can learn from it
    The nearly universal standard in child custody cases today is “the best interests of the child.” In the United States, citizens have entrusted their government, acting through its judiciary, administrative agency personnel, and…
  • Jun 29

    Visitation rights in the 20th century

    Visitation rights in the 20th century
    The nineteenth century rule governing visitation, i.e., that courts have broad discretion to award such visitation to a parent as the court determines is in the best interests of the child, remained unchanged throughout the…
  • Jun 15

    Gender Polarization

    Gender Polarization
    The era of equality-oriented feminism that began in the 1970s and resulted in the gender-neutralization of laws in the 1980s was relatively short-lived. It was followed close-upon by a movement opposing equal rights, and demanding, instead,…
Rank this Week: 3558

Llabona Law Blog

Llabona Law Blog

Covers Florida family law issues.

http://www.llabona.com/blog/
  • Jul 20

    Contentious Divorce Linked with Hypertension

    Contentious Divorce Linked with Hypertension
    The effects of divorce are well-known: Finances, housing, and possessions get split, families learn how to spend time apart, holidays get divided, etc. However, a recent study done by the University of Arizona shows that there could be some…
  • Jul 5

    Bitter Divorce Turns to 5 Years for Perjury

    Bitter Divorce Turns to 5 Years for Perjury
    One Florida woman’s recent arrest is the perfect example of how lying to a family court is never a smart idea, even when it means protecting your children. The incident in question involved a woman who won full custody of her child…
  • Jun 28

    Florida Mother Fights Family Court for Kid

    Florida Mother Fights Family Court for Kid
    A Florida mother recently learned the hard way how being caught unprepared can cost the ultimate price: Your children. When it comes to criminal courts, the rules are clear: Evidence of a crime leads to sentencing, which leads to punishment.…
Rank this Week: 3402

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: 3770

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
  • Jul 17

    Fighting DUI Checkpoint

    Fighting DUI Checkpoint
    If you were stopped at a traffic checkpoint and charged […] The post Fighting DUI Checkpoints appeared first on Reckless Driving and Traffic Defense Attorney.
  • Jun 25

    Virginia’s Move Over Law

    Virginia’s Move Over Law
    Drivers in Virginia should be aware of Virginia’s Move […]The post Virginia’s Move Over Law appeared first on Reckless Driving and Traffic Defense Attorney.
  • May 10

    SCOTUS Approves of a Traffic Stop Based on Anonymous 911 Tipster

    SCOTUS Approves of a Traffic Stop Based on Anonymous 911 Tipster
    On April 22, 2014, the United States Supreme Court dete […]The post SCOTUS Approves of a Traffic Stop Based on Anonymous 911 Tipster appeared first on Reckless Driving and Traffic Defense Attorney.
Rank this Week: 3854

Minnesota Divorce Blog

Minnesota Divorce Blog

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

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

    What Is ADR Really?

    What Is ADR Really?
    What is ADR really? ADR, or Alternative Dispute Resolution, is an extremely effective way to settle a case out of court, and save on time and money.  The question becomes, is it right for your case?  ADR includes multiple types,…
  • Jul 9

    Question: Does Physical Abuse Matter When Determining Custody?

    Question: Does Physical Abuse Matter When Determining Custody?
    YouTube So… does abuse really matter when it comes to determining custody in the state of Minnesota? The short answer is yes, it does, however, the type of abuse also matters and I prompt that statement with the question: “What…
  • Jul 2

    Question: How Much Does A Divorce Cost?

    Question: How Much Does A Divorce Cost?
    YouTube   This question, submitted by Alex in Mankato, is “How much does a divorce cost?” So how much does a divorce cost?  In the video I use a vehicle metaphor and the truth is, it is probably one of the more accurate…
Rank this Week: 3423

Futeral & Nelson LLC Blog

Futeral & Nelson LLC Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.charlestonlaw.net/category/family-law/
  • Jul 17

    How to Legally Change Your Name in South Carolina

    How to Legally Change Your Name in South Carolina
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC As Charleston family lawyers, we’re often asked about how to change a name (or my child’s name) in South Carolina. Legal name changes generally fall in one of three…
  • Jul 13

    10 Tips for Handling Your Own Divorce in South Carolina

    10 Tips for Handling Your Own Divorce in South Carolina
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC As a Charleston divorce lawyer with over 20 years of experience, I don’t recommend that anyone represent themselves in their divorce. As the saying goes, “If you think…
  • Jun 20

    How Long Does It Take to Get Divorced in South Carolina?

    How Long Does It Take to Get Divorced in South Carolina?
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC As a divorce lawyer in Charleston, South Carolina, clients frequently ask me how long it takes to get a divorce. Some divorces in South Carolina take months while other divorces can take…
Rank this Week: 3653

New Jersey Divorce Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Law Offices of Brian D. Iton.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 17

    Life Insurance and Alimony in New Jersey Divorce

    Life Insurance and Alimony in New Jersey Divorce
    Similar to the requirement that life insurance be purchased by a parent who will be paying child support, a spouse who will be paying alimony to their ex-spouse must also obtain life insurance to cover their alimony payments in the event of…
  • Jul 12

    Supervised Visitation in New Jersey Custody Hearing

    Supervised Visitation in New Jersey Custody Hearing
    New Jersey Statutes (NJS) 2A: 12-7 States: Legislative Findings and Declarations a. In the area of child visitation a court often orders supervised visitation where there has been a history of child abuse, medical disabilities, psychiatric…
  • Jul 7

    Keeping Health Insurance After A New Jersey Divorce – COBRA

    Keeping Health Insurance After A New Jersey Divorce – COBRA
    While you are married you can be covered under your spouse’s health insurance because of your legal status as their husband or wife. If a divorce is commenced, during the divorce, you can maintain the health insurance because until the…
Rank this Week: 3608

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/
  • Jul 16

    Norberg v. Norberg: Alimony Cannot Be Waived By Agreement

    Norberg v. Norberg: Alimony Cannot Be Waived By Agreement
    When negotiating a settlement, it is important to keep in mind that New Hampshire law does not allow parties to waive future alimony. The 1994 case of Norberg v. Norberg is controlling. It explains that although property…
  • Jul 9

    In Re Lyon: Extension or Renewal of Alimony to be Made as Justice Require

    In Re Lyon: Extension or Renewal of Alimony to be Made as Justice Require
    On May 30, 2014, the New Hampshire Supreme Court issued an opinion In the Matter of Lyon. This decision clarifies the standard to be applied in requests to extend or renew alimony.  The Facts Husband and Wife divorced in May 2007. They…
  • Apr 7

    Unmarried Parents Get Equal Protection for New Hampshire Appeal

    Unmarried Parents Get Equal Protection for New Hampshire Appeal
    Miller v. Todd, a parenting case between two parties who were never married, raised the issue of whether Supreme Court Rule 3 is unconstitutional because it treats married and unmarried parents differently for the purposes of an appeal to the…
Rank this Week: 4091

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/
  • Jul 16

    Who Supports the Boomerang Kids After a Divorce?

    Who Supports the Boomerang Kids After a Divorce?
    Working outside of the court system allows divorcing parents of the boomerang generation to consider, discuss and plan for when their adult children return home. In the New York Times Magazine, there was recently an article about the…
  • Jun 19

    Financial Infidelity and Divorce: It's Complicated

    Financial Infidelity and Divorce: It's Complicated
    The legal, emotional and financial needs of couples divorcing due to "financial infidelity" are often complex. When many people hear that "infidelity" was the reason for a divorce, they automatically assume it has to do with sex. More and…
  • May 12

    Conscious Coupling: Using Prenuptial Agreements to Build a Healthy Marriage

    Conscious Coupling: Using Prenuptial Agreements to Build a Healthy Marriage
    Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin have made the news lately with their "conscious uncoupling" - a new term for a mindful divorce that is an excellent example for separating couples to learn from. Like most people, I had never heard of this…
Rank this Week: 3272

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

http://heyannette.com/blog/
  • Jul 16

    PC Training in Domestic Violence and Child Abuse

    PC Training in Domestic Violence and Child Abuse
    Arizona Revised Statutes 25-406C requires that any person who submits reports to a court must have completed minimum requirements in domestic violence and child abuse. 25-406C. The court shall require a court appointed attorney for a child, a…
  • May 21

    Courts and Technology: Constant Changes and Update

    Courts and Technology: Constant Changes and Update
    In a seminar I attended recently on technology issues and family law, a speaker correctly noted that the courts are always going to be 10-15 years behind the times as to how to handle  technology in the courtroom.    Back…
  • May 18

    ODR

    ODR
    What is ODR? ADR is “Alternative Dispute Resolution”, which includes settlement conferences, mediation, arbitration, parenting coordination, and other general means of trying to settle a family law case or family dispute without…
Rank this Week: 4706

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/
  • Jul 16

    Home alone

    Home alone
    I regularly receive inquiries from parents about the age at which children can be left alone. There have been recent publicized cases about children left alone. In Maryland, there is no simple answer. It is prohibited to leave a child...
  • Jun 4

    Judicial Election

    Judicial Election
    In Maryland, Judges are generally appointed by the Governor after undergoing an extensive round of interviews, application process and seeking the endorsement of various bar associations. After this process, they must stand for election. This…
  • Jun 2

    What is legal custody?

    What is legal custody?
    In Maryland, legal custody pertains to the person or persons who get to make major decisions on behalf of the child. Generally, this includes health, education and religious decisions. Parents are the joint natural guardians of their…
Rank this Week: 4972

New Jersey Family Law

New Jersey Family Law

Covers divorce, mediation, arbitration and litigation. By Charles C. Abut.

http://njdivorceblog.typepad.com/new_jersey_divorce_law_me/
Rank this Week: 3327

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: 4691

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Covers divorce and family law in Illinois.

http://www.divorce-attorney-illinois.com/
  • Jul 16

    Guardianship in Illinoi

    Guardianship in Illinoi
    What is Guardianship? Guardianship is a court process that grants a non-parent legal custody of a child. Guardianship allows a non-parent to act in place of a parent to make decisions that will affect the welfare of a child. Guardians have to…
  • Jul 9

    States Debate over Child Custody Law

    States Debate over Child Custody Law
    Child Custody The Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act is the law that governs how child custody is determined in Illinois. When we think of the word “custody,” we sometimes view it in terms of the time spent with a…
  • Jul 2

    Financial Infidelity in Marriage

    Financial Infidelity in Marriage
    Money and Marriage  Researchers who study marriage dynamics and the causes of divorce have focused most of their efforts on studying the effects that physical or emotional cheating have on a marriage. However, until recently, very little…
Rank this Week: 4589

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 15

    Divorce, Child Support, & Orthodontia – In re Marriage of Bush

    Divorce, Child Support, & Orthodontia – In re Marriage of Bush
    When spouses with minor children divorce, the most important issue to resolve is how the kids will be taken care of. That includes securing their financial stability. Child support awards are intended to ensure that parents provide for…
  • Jul 8

    Reconciliation after Divorce in California – In re Marriage of Ware

    Reconciliation after Divorce in California – In re Marriage of Ware
    Under California’s community property system, courts treat all property obtained before divorcing spouses separate as community property to be split evenly among them. That often makes the separation date a hot-button topic. As…
  • Jun 27

    Paying Spousal Support After Retirement – In re Marriage of Gaasch

    Paying Spousal Support After Retirement – In re Marriage of Gaasch
    Courts generally won’t change a spousal support order unless there’s been what they refer to as a “change in circumstances.” Retirement, for example, may change the amount of money that a person is capable of paying…
Rank this Week: 3692

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/
  • Jul 14

    Social Security Benefits After Divorce

    Social Security Benefits After Divorce
    Marriage is a legal institution with a big impact on your finances, your retirement, and particularly your Social Security. How are your Social Security benefits determined after divorce? Here are some “must-knows” as you consider…
  • Jun 11

    Social Media and Divorce

    Social Media and Divorce
    As a Pennsylvania Divorce Attorney I constantly come across the issue of social media and how it can and does play a part in divorces.  I advise all of my clients to be aware of what they put out there on the internet for everyone to…
  • May 2

    5 Tips for Keeping the Peace When Sharing Custody of the Kids After a Divorce

    5 Tips for Keeping the Peace When Sharing Custody of the Kids After a Divorce
    Divorce is tough on everyone, but children often pay the highest price when the fighting and anger continue even after the adults have gone their separate ways. Here are five tips for keeping the peace with your ex, for the children’s…
Rank this Week: 4895

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/
  • Jul 14

    Scams to Steal Savings, Pensions and Even Medical Information often Target Senior Citizen

    Scams to Steal Savings, Pensions and Even Medical Information often Target Senior Citizen
    Numerous types of scams ranging in complexity from simple deceptions to elaborate Ponzi schemes are conducted every day. Unfortunately, these frequently are directed at senior citizens, perhaps the one segment of society that has the least…
  • Jun 30

    Alimony Reform Bill Wins State Assembly Approval

    Alimony Reform Bill Wins State Assembly Approval
    The New Jersey Senate today approved a bill designed to reform the State’s outdated alimony laws. The bill, which won State Assembly approval last week and would impact future divorce agreements if adopted, represents a compromise of…
  • Jun 16

    Waiting to Walk Down the Aisle Presents Unique Issues for Couples to Consider

    Waiting to Walk Down the Aisle Presents Unique Issues for Couples to Consider
    Waiting to marry appears to be a growing trend in this country and one that is expected to continue for the forseeable future. The average age for women marrying for the first time is approximately 27 years, while for men it is about 29…
Rank this Week: 4541

Massachusetts Divorce Blog

Massachusetts Divorce Blog

Covers family law, divorce mediation and collaborative law. By Howard I. Goldstein.

http://www.massachusetts-divorce.com/blog/
  • Jul 14

    Award Winning Book on Collaborative Practice

    Award Winning Book on Collaborative Practice
    Proud to announce my participation as one of the co-authors of this award winning book on Collaborative Practice published by Massachusetts Continuing Education (MCLE NEW ENGLAND)  Thanks to all of the co-authors who participated and to…
  • Jun 23

    Divorce Is Going to the Dogs, Literally

    Divorce Is Going to the Dogs, Literally
    Custody battles over the kids? So old school. Melanie and Antonio are just one of thousands of couples going to war over their pets. When Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas announced the end of their nearly two-decade marriage, they…
  • Apr 2

    Temporary Alimony is NOT General Term Alimony

    Temporary Alimony is NOT General Term Alimony
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court added new clarification today in its opinion in the Holmes case (see full opinion here). In Holmes, Husband was ordered to pay temporary alimony during the pendency of the divorce modification…
Rank this Week: 4171

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/
  • Jul 13

    Jury mistrials caused by the Internet

    Jury mistrials caused by the Internet
    Many people think that jury trials are proceedings in which a jury looks to discover the truth. In practice, jury trials are a search for justice and fairness. Justice does not necessarily mean a search for truth. Justice, in a court…
  • Jul 8

    Massachusetts and the right of privacy in our homes.

    Massachusetts and the right of privacy in our homes.
    According to a recent stories on the internet, a drone was used to spy on a woman in her home. Two men were seen flying a drone with a video screen showing a display from a camera on the drone. In other words, using the drone as a high-tech…
  • Jun 26

    Criminal Law and Double Jeopardy by Michael S. Berg, guest blogger

    Criminal Law and Double Jeopardy by Michael S. Berg, guest blogger
    One commonly misunderstood concept in criminal law is that of double jeopardy. The Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution states that no person shall "be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb."…
Rank this Week: 4156

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers the divorce process. By Ramos Law Firm.

http://www.ramosfamilylaw.com/houstondivorceblog/
  • Jul 12

    What Type of Lawyer Do You Need?

    What Type of Lawyer Do You Need?
    “I need a lawyer.” We hear this all the time, but I’m afraid you’re going to have to be more specific. The complexities of the American legal system are almost unfathomable, and if that wasn’t bad enough, the…
  • Jul 10

    The Services of Family Lawyers in Houston Texa

    The Services of Family Lawyers in Houston Texa
    Looking for family lawyers in Houston TX? You have an awfully large pool to choose from, and the attorneys at Ramos Law Firm are among the best. Before we sit down for a consultation, though, we should take a few … Continue reading…
  • Jul 8

    The Importance of Having a Great Divorce Lawyer in Houston Texa

    The Importance of Having a Great Divorce Lawyer in Houston Texa
    Did you know that the South has the highest divorce rate in the country? It’s true. According to a 2009 U.S. Census report, southerners have a higher likelihood of calling it quits, perhaps due to the fact that we have … Continue…
Rank this Week: 3309

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 11

    Shared Parenting Challenges and Benefit

    Shared Parenting Challenges and Benefit
    My practice centers, in part, on complex custody litigation, sometimes involving psychological issues, addiction issues, domestic violence, and negative parenting behaviors. In some cases, I need to aggressively manage a custody case for my…
  • Jul 2

    How to Spot a Narcissist: Illinois Divorce

    How to Spot a Narcissist: Illinois Divorce
    Marriage and Family Therapist Holly Brown has written a spot on article about identifying and avoiding a long term relationship with a narcissist. If you are in a marriage with a narcissist, and need counsel as to how to end...
  • Jun 28

    Divorce Financial and Retirement Asset Planning

    Divorce Financial and Retirement Asset Planning
    The article below highlights some of the issues and concerns that attach to a divorce after a lengthy marriage. Under Illinois law, retirement assets are divisible between the parties; there is a common practice that IRA's, 401(k)s and…
Rank this Week: 4681

Massachusetts Criminal Law Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Law Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Law Office Of George N. Papachristos.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawblog.com/
  • Jul 10

    Can A Failure To Provide Help Result In Criminal Liability In Relation To A Drug Related Death?

    Can A Failure To Provide Help Result In Criminal Liability In Relation To A Drug Related Death?
    A woman charged in connection with the death of a Google executive, was arraigned  in a Santa Cruz court on Wednesday, July 9, 2014.  The woman identified as Alix Catherine Tichleman, 26, was charged with manslaughter, administering…
  • Jul 9

    A Look At Whistleblower Provisions In Veteran’s Affairs And Massachusett

    A Look At Whistleblower Provisions In Veteran’s Affairs And Massachusett
    As more stories develop concerning the gross lack of much-needed treatment and help for Veterans, the Veterans Affairs Administration received another crushing blow about how it tried to retaliate against workers who tried to report problems…
  • May 30

    Custody, Divorce and Children: Consequences and Considerations.

    Custody, Divorce and Children: Consequences and Considerations.
    Understanding and recognizing the inevitable affect a divorce or complaint for custody and support pursuant to G.L. 209C, will have on children of that marriage or of the splitting couple, is an indispensable and instrumental aspect in the…
Rank this Week: 3620

Next Phase Legal Blog

Next Phase Legal Blog

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

http://nextphaselegal.com/blog/
  • Jul 9

    The Importance of Parenting Flexibility

    The Importance of Parenting Flexibility
    I came across a nice story in the Medfield Press written by Heather Gillis Harris.  Take just a minute to read the story before continuing. Heather writes about observing a father helping his young daughter with her baseball skills while…
  • Jul 7

    MA Divorce Mediation FAQ

    MA Divorce Mediation FAQ
    MA Divorce Mediation FAQs Whew!  Are you feeling overwhelmed?  If you are thinking about divorce in Massachusetts, it is understandable that you have plenty of questions.  Many couples find divorce mediation less expensive,…
  • Jun 17

    Medway Divorce Mediator | Putting Children First

    Medway Divorce Mediator | Putting Children First
    Even if you were not successful in your marriage, you can decide to be successful with your Massachusetts divorce.  This may sound strange, but it is something couples choose to do all of the time, whether they live in Medway, Medfield,…
Rank this Week: 3656

My Arizona Criminal, Child Abuse…

My Arizona Criminal, Child Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Focuses on the intersection of family and criminal law. By Gregg R. Woodnick, PLLC.

http://woodnicklawchildcustody.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 8

    Parenting Disaster

    Parenting Disaster
    The tables were sadly turned on a well-meaning former Pennsylvania prosecutor and his wife when they were charged with child abuse. The couple, Douglas and Kristen Barbour, thought they were doing the right thing in adopting two children from…
  • Jun 11

    Implications of Protective Order

    Implications of Protective Order
    Orders of Protection are not to be taken lightly. There are many ways an Order of Protection can affect your life. In Arizona, Orders of Protection are governed by the Arizona Rules of Protective Order Procedures. An Order of Protection…
  • May 6

    Clerical Miracle?

    Clerical Miracle?
    In a bizarre clerical error a man convicted of robbery never saw the inside of the cell he was supposed to occupy. Cornealious “Mike” Anderson waited for his day to come. The sentence was given and he was ready to ……
Rank this Week: 4883

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

Covers divorce, child support, child custody, alimony, equitable property distribution, father's rights, mother's rights, family law, and laws on divorce. By James Gross.

http://mddivorcelawyers.com/legalcrier
  • Jul 8

    Spurious Correlation

    Spurious Correlation
    I read today that heavy use of social media correlates well with the divorce rate.  I’m thinking is it social media that creates marital difficulty or is it people who are in unhappy marriages spend more time on social media? …
  • Jul 7

    Facebook Predicts Which Relationships Will Last

    Facebook Predicts Which Relationships Will Last
    Facebook has developed an algorithm that predicts whether your relationship will last or not. Researchers looked at 1.3 million Facebook users to determine their “dispersion”. Dispersion is the extent of overlap in two…
  • Jun 25

    Social Media Prenup

    Social Media Prenup
    Prenuptial agreements, and postnuptial agreements, are used to determine financial aspects of a marriage or divorce.  But you can also add lifestyle clauses to deal with non-financial matters as well.  The Weinberger Law Group…
Rank this Week: 3316

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/
  • Jul 8

    Legislative Update: Transfer of Special Declarant Rights Bill Adopted

    Legislative Update: Transfer of Special Declarant Rights Bill Adopted
    The N.C. General Assembly is about to wrap up its two-year legislative session, so bills are flying around.  In my legislative update of 2013 activity (www.lawfirmrbs.com/blog/nc-community-association-2013-legislative-roundup/), I noted…
  • Jul 1

    Declaration Amendments, Reasonableness & Original Intent: Wallach v. Linville Owners Association

    Declaration Amendments, Reasonableness & Original Intent: Wallach v. Linville Owners Association
    A case issued by the North Carolina Court of Appeals today suggests there are instances when an amendment to a Declaration (also known as Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions) has to pass an “original intent” test.   …
  • Jun 22

    RBS Expansion Complete

    RBS Expansion Complete
    Exciting news—the expansion to our Greensboro office is finished and our large meeting room/training center is now open!  (See photo.)   Our newest conference room has a flexible arrangement and can be used for training, board…
Rank this Week: 3530

Iowa Family Law Blog

Iowa Family Law Blog

By Dickinson Mackaman Tyler & Hagen, PC.

http://www.dickinsonlaw.com/blog-search-page/?cat=22
Rank this Week: 4697

Chicago Divorce Attorney

Chicago Divorce Attorney

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

http://wolkowitz.com/chicago-divorce-illinois-family-law-blog
  • Jul 3

    Need a QDRO Lawyer in Illinois?

    Need a QDRO Lawyer in Illinois?
    If you need a QDRO lawyer, that means you need someone to draft a qualified domestic relations order – it’s what’s used to divide 401ks and pensions pursuant to a divorce in Illinois. You might be glad your divorce is over,…
  • Jun 24

    Need a lawyer for an Uncontested Divorce?

    Need a lawyer for an Uncontested Divorce?
    An uncontested divorce in Illinois can be quit simple – so long as you use a lawyer. As an uncontested divorce lawyer in Cook, Lake and DuPage counties, I find that whether it’s Chicago, Skokie, Deerfield or Wheaton, people often…
  • Mar 25

    Lake Michigan oil spill like divorce?

    Lake Michigan oil spill like divorce?
    Today there was an oil spill in Lake Michigan. It struck me that an oil spill can be a lot like a divorce. Bigger than they look Both oils spills and divorces can be bigger than they first appear. For example, in an oil spill, it can be hard…
Rank this Week: 4400

Baum Law Offices

Baum Law Offices

Covers Criminal and Family Law. Published by Baum Law Offices, LLC - Attorney Matthew Baum.

http://baumlawoffices.com/blog/
  • Jul 3

    What is the Maryland Estate Tax?

    What is the Maryland Estate Tax?
    This content originally came from Baum Law Offices, LLC - Attorney Matthew Baum - law offices in Baltimore, Catonsville, and Columbia, Maryland.At the time this is being posted, Maryland is among the group of 20 states (including DC) that…
  • Jun 4

    Reckless Endangerment in Maryland

    Reckless Endangerment in Maryland
    This content originally came from Baum Law Offices, LLC - Attorney Matthew Baum - law offices in Baltimore, Catonsville, and Columbia, Maryland.Maryland defines the crime of Reckless Endangerment under § 3-204 of Title 3 of its…
  • May 4

    Maryland Child Support Modification FAQ

    Maryland Child Support Modification FAQ
    This content originally came from Baum Law Offices, LLC - Attorney Matthew Baum - law offices in Baltimore, Catonsville, and Columbia, Maryland.Maryland child support orders, once issued, do not change on their own. In order for the amount of…
Rank this Week: 3828

Our Family Wizard Blog

Our Family Wizard Blog

Focuses on ideas that could reduce conflict, improve communication, protect children and help move families forward.

http://www.ourfamilywizard.com/ofw/index.cfm/blog/
  • Jul 2

    Keeping your kids healthy through the divorce proce

    Keeping your kids healthy through the divorce proce
    As a couple, making the decision to divorce or separate is a serious undertaking, especially if children are in the picture.  Kids across the globe go through the painful process of divorce and separation along with their parents,…
  • Jun 29

    4 Ways to Ensure Successful Long Distance Co-Parenting

    4 Ways to Ensure Successful Long Distance Co-Parenting
    In an ideal world, both parents in a divorced or separated family would remain within driving distance of one another post separation. Children have a difficult time as it is after one parent moves out; losing their mom or dad to another…
  • May 15

    Creating a Holiday Custody Plan

    Creating a Holiday Custody Plan
    The thought of formulating a custody calendar is a daunting task for many divorced or separated parents.  Several factors must be calculated into the agreement before it can be finalized, including a holiday custody plan.  Not…
Rank this Week: 3418

Massachusetts Family & Divorce…

Massachusetts Family & Divorce Mediation Blog

Covers divorce, separation and other family-related matters. By Larri Tonelli Parker.

http://parkermediation.net/
  • Jul 2

    It’s not too late to RSVP!

    It’s not too late to RSVP!
    It’s not too late to register for Customer Appreciation Day tonight 5-7PM We are stocked up and ready to help you kick off the 4th of July Holiday! For all to enjoy, see you soon.      
  • Jun 12

    Congratulations class of 2014!

    Congratulations class of 2014!
  • May 27

    Memorial Day

    Memorial Day
              Feeling grateful while celebrating Memorial Day week, with family, friends, old friends and new friends, experiencing optimism, good karma and happy people.   “Happiness is someone to love,…
Rank this Week: 4939

The Law Office of Christine M…

The Law Office of Christine M Bechtold, LLC

Covers Georgia family law.

http://bechtold-law.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    Independence Day 2014

    Independence Day 2014
    Independence Day is one of the most important federal holidays in the United States commemorating the Declaration of Independence, which declared our independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. bechtold-law.blogspot.com. …
  • Jun 25

    My Child’s Parent Isn’t Paying The Court Ordered Child Support, What Can I Do?

    My Child’s Parent Isn’t Paying The Court Ordered Child Support, What Can I Do?
    If a child’s parent was Court ordered to pay child support for the benefit of the minor child and they are not paying that full amount there are a few actions you can take. The most important and first action is to communicate with…
  • Jun 16

    Why Would I Want an Uncontested Divorce?

    Why Would I Want an Uncontested Divorce?
    “It is quicker and cheaper to file for an uncontested divorce. An uncontested divorce is when both spouses agree to most, if not all, of the division of assets, finances, and child custody and visitation of minor children. This type of…
Rank this Week: 4945

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/
  • Jun 29

    What is Baseball's Paternity List?

    What is Baseball's Paternity List?
    Many fans of America’s favorite past time were surprised to hear about this when it first surfaced in the news a few months ago – I know this author was – but it’s true, Major League baseball has…
  • Jun 29

    Prenups: I do or I don’t

    Prenups: I do or I don’t
    Why should we get a prenup?No one should enter into a marriage anticipating       failure but premarital agreements (aka prenup) protect both   parties and their families should something…
  • Dec 28

    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 going to be for the non-custodial parent.  What does this mean in…
Rank this Week: 3795

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/
  • Jun 28

    What are Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer at the Consultation and Before Hiring One?

    What are Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer at the Consultation and Before Hiring One?
    Here are the top five questions to ask a divorce lawyer at a consultation and before you hire one, to determine if he or she is a good fit for you. We know this entire selection process can be stressful, which is why we wrote this…
  • May 20

    California Divorce Brown Formula. Understanding the “Time Rule”

    California Divorce Brown Formula. Understanding the “Time Rule”
    The California divorce Brown Formula, also known as the “time rule”, refers to the 1976 case of Marriage of Brown. The perception is that this case established a rule whereby community property such as retirement…
  • Apr 19

    Finding the Right Forensic Accountant in Orange County for Your Divorce Just Got Easier

    Finding the Right Forensic Accountant in Orange County for Your Divorce Just Got Easier
    Searching for an Orange County forensic accountant is similar to searching for a divorce lawyer. Many times, you are not sure where to start and what to look for, right? You ask around, perhaps of family, friends or colleagues. You go to your…
Rank this Week: 3127