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Seattle & Tacoma Family Law Blog

Seattle & Tacoma Family Law Blog

Explores family law issues in Washington State and throughout the United States. By Clement Law Center.

http://seattlefamilylawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 22

    Domestic Violence - A Modern Plague

    Domestic Violence - A Modern Plague
    The Federal Way News ran two articles about murder and mania in our fair city, both cases showing graphically how difficult it is to control domestic violence, even of the most brutal and open kind. In this blog post, we'll look at these two…
  • Mar 22

    Domestic Violence

    Domestic Violence
    What would you do if a friend of yours started confiding in you about terrible living conditions at home? She starts out by telling you that she feels horribly misused. Her husband treats her like a servant, and controls all of the family…
  • Mar 16

    The Ten Commandments of Child Support

    The Ten Commandments of Child Support
    You're a responsible, loving, divorced parent. Your children are in the primary custody of your ex spouse. You work hard and pay your child support. One day you open your mail and you get an unexpected love letter from the State Division of…
Rank this Week: 2029

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

Attorney Scott David Stewart answers questions and covers a variety of family law related topics.

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

    Court Erred in Precluding Evidence of DUI Defendant’s Medical Marijuana Card

    Court Erred in Precluding Evidence of DUI Defendant’s Medical Marijuana Card
    Defendant charged with marijuana DUI asserted a medical marijuana affirmative defense in the jury trial, but was erroneously precluded from submitting the medical marijuana card Read More The post Court Erred in Precluding Evidence of DUI…
  • Jan 17

    Holiday Issue! December Arizona Family Law Newsletter

    Holiday Issue! December Arizona Family Law Newsletter
    Greetings and happy holidays to all of our loyal readers! Be sure to click here and read the Arizona Law Group’s December family law newsletter. Read More The post Holiday Issue! December Arizona Family Law Newsletter appeared first on…
  • Jan 13

    Arizona Divorce Mediation Process Has Very Broad Privilege

    Arizona Divorce Mediation Process Has Very Broad Privilege
    Divorce mediation process privilege is a creature of statute with limited exceptions and no implied waiver of confidential communications in this Arizona case summary. Grubaugh Read More The post Arizona Divorce Mediation Process Has Very…
Rank this Week: 2708

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: 2944

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Jan 20

    Caution – Social Media, Electronic Evidence, and Divorce: Guarding Against Negative Impact

    Caution – Social Media, Electronic Evidence, and Divorce: Guarding Against Negative Impact
    In today’s world of increasing reliance on cloud-based computing, and the ability to obtain almost everything a person needs to live with a few clicks of a mouse, social media is a large and important presence in many people’s lives.…
  • Jan 18

    Can You Undo a Divorce Decree?

    Can You Undo a Divorce Decree?
    Deciding to get divorced usually comes after much deliberation and numerous attempts to save the marriage. Once the decision is made, however, the parties are typically firm in their position that the marriage cannot continue. Nevertheless,…
  • Dec 20

    The Importance of Establishing Paternity in Child Custody and Support Case

    The Importance of Establishing Paternity in Child Custody and Support Case
    It seems almost self-evident that children thrive more in homes that have mothers and fathers in place to support and guide them. Ideally, all children would have the chance to live with both parents in a loving environment, but reality is…
Rank this Week: 3886

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning, family law, and nonprofit law information for Lancaster County and Pennsylvania residents. From Russell, Krafft & Gruber.

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

    Are All Dogs Allowed?

    Are All Dogs Allowed?
    Aaron Marines was a recent contributor to the January/February 2017 issue of Community Assets bi-monthly magazine for the Pennsylvania and Delaware Valley Chapter of Community Associations Institute.  “Associations are often faced…
  • Jan 19

    More Liquor Code Changes – Six-Packs, Individual Bottles & Cans, Growlers now Available at PA Beer Distributor

    More Liquor Code Changes – Six-Packs, Individual Bottles & Cans, Growlers now Available at PA Beer Distributor
    Have you picked up a six-pack or refilled your growler lately?  As of this week you have a new option in Pennsylvania.  Act 166 was passed in the fall and went into effect on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.  It allows beer…
  • Jan 16

    Property Manager Charged with Wire Fraud in HOA Construction Project

    Property Manager Charged with Wire Fraud in HOA Construction Project
    Recently a property management company was charged with wire fraud for its actions in managing a San Diego, California association.  The property manager was directed to obtain bids for a construction project. According to the criminal…
Rank this Week: 4977

Virginia Family Law

Virginia Family Law

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

http://www.familylawva.com/
  • 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…
  • Apr 25

    High Asset Divorce

    High Asset Divorce
    In 2015, Curran Moher Weis, through negotiation or litigation, equitably distributed more than half a billion dollars in assets.  Though our Northern Virginia family law practice represents clients who come in all shapes and sizes (and…
  • Oct 5

    Fairfax Family Law Paralegal

    Fairfax Family Law Paralegal
    Suellen Honeychuck is a PACE Registered Paralegal and Vice President of Certification for the National Federation of Paralegal Associations.  She has been a paralegal in Fairfax County for more than a decade, working primarily in family…
Rank this Week: 4634

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Jan 20

    Three Sources of Marital Dissatisfaction that Can Lead to Divorce

    Three Sources of Marital Dissatisfaction that Can Lead to Divorce
    Although divorce is extremely common and many couples go through mutual, civil splits that result in healthier, happier lifestyles, the experience itself is never something we hope for as we begin the marriage journey. Sadly, many marriages…
  • Jan 14

    Four Common Predictors of Divorce

    Four Common Predictors of Divorce
    As we work through the everyday bumps that come with navigating a relationship, it can be difficult to recognize whether the problems we face are typical roadblocks that every couple experiences - those that can be overcome with time and…
  • Jan 13

    Key Factors that Influence Your Child’s Post-Divorce Adjustment

    Key Factors that Influence Your Child’s Post-Divorce Adjustment
    Navigating the adjustment period after a divorce is a challenge for everyone at the end of a marriage. Depending on the level of tension and conflict in the relationship, the final unraveling of the union has the potential to wreak a…
Rank this Week: 2555

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • Jan 20

    Photo of the Week: River Reflection

    Photo of the Week: River Reflection
    Information provided by K.O. Herston: Knoxville, Tennessee Divorce and Family-Law Attorney.Filed under: Photography Tagged: Photography
  • Jan 18

    13 Questions to Ask Before Getting Married

    13 Questions to Ask Before Getting Married
    This article by Eleanor Stanford in The New York Times is interesting. 13 Questions to Ask Before Getting Married When it comes to marriage, what you don’t know really can hurt you. Whether because of shyness, lack of interest or a…
  • Jan 16

    Incorrect Burden of Proof Leads to Reversal in Nashville, TN Parental Relocation Case: Stanley v. Stanley

    Incorrect Burden of Proof Leads to Reversal in Nashville, TN Parental Relocation Case: Stanley v. Stanley
    Facts: Mother and Father are the parents of two children. Everyone lived in Oklahoma until moving to Tennessee in 2005. Mother and Father divorced in 2008 in Nashville. Under the operative parenting plan, Father was designated the primary…
Rank this Week: 3487

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Complexities of Washington Divorce Involving Division of a Busine

    Complexities of Washington Divorce Involving Division of a Busine
    Divorces can be very complicated when a valuable business is part of the community property.  The party who keeps the business may be unable to pay their spouse’s share immediately, resulting in long-term property distribution…
  • Jan 12

    Washington Appeals Court Allows Premises Liability Case to Proceed Against Wal-Mart for Snake Bite

    Washington Appeals Court Allows Premises Liability Case to Proceed Against Wal-Mart for Snake Bite
    Generally, a property owner is liable for injuries to its customers only if it has actual or constructive notice of the hazardous condition that resulted in the injury.  Washington law recognizes an exception, however, when the nature of…
  • Jan 5

    Washington Supreme Court Holds THC Implied Consent Warning Not Required

    Washington Supreme Court Holds THC Implied Consent Warning Not Required
    Implied consent is an important aspect of DUI defense.  The Washington implied consent statute, RCW 46.20.308, requires officers to inform a driver suspected of DUI of certain consequences of refusing or submitting to a breath…
Rank this Week: 2737

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.sandiegodivorceattorneysblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    The Right of First Refusal

    The Right of First Refusal
    The “Right of First Refusal” is a concept originating from contract law that grants the holder of the right the option to enter into a business transaction with the owner of something before the owner may enter into a transaction…
  • Jan 13

    Brad Pitt’s request to seal court records denied; what does that mean?

    Brad Pitt’s request to seal court records denied; what does that mean?
    If you have been following the Brangelina news as closely as we have, you may have heard in early December 2016 that Brad filed an emergency motion with the Los Angeles court requesting that the Court’s records relating to the parties…
  • Jan 13

    Brad Pitt’s request to seal court records denied; what does that mean?

    Brad Pitt’s request to seal court records denied; what does that mean?
    If you have been following the Brangelina news as closely as we have, you may have heard in early December 2016 that Brad filed an emergency motion with the Los Angeles court requesting that the Court’s records relating to the parties…
Rank this Week: 3747

Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

Covers family law and mediation. By Law and Mediation Office of Darren M. Shapiro, P.C.

http://www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com/
  • Jan 18

    Is Divorce the Right Decision? – The Positives of Divorce

    Is Divorce the Right Decision? – The Positives of Divorce
    The first thing to understand about divorce – is that no matter how you go about it, you’re probably going to face some emotional complexities and other personal difficulties. Divorces are a difficult process – after all,…
  • Jan 6

    What is the Good and Bad About Divorce?

    What is the Good and Bad About Divorce?
    Nobody gets married with the belief that a few years, or even decades, down the line they’ll be considering visiting a divorce lawyer. In fact, most couples get married with enthusiasm and hope for an ever-lasting relationship.…
  • Dec 24

    Should We Try Divorce Mediation By Caucus?

    Should We Try Divorce Mediation By Caucus?
    When it comes to using the process of mediation to settle disputes in divorce, I believe in meetings with both sides of the dispute together with the neutral mediator.  Therefore caucusing is not the first method I would employ if I do…
Rank this Week: 3226

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Jan 18

    Concealed Weapons and Rules of Evidence

    Concealed Weapons and Rules of Evidence
    The Utah Court of Appeals recently decided a concealed weapon case, State v. Isaacson. In October of 2013, the Draper City police received information from a library that Douglas Ewald Isaacson was carrying a concealed weapon without a…
  • Jan 6

    Appointment of Counsel in Parental Rights Case

    Appointment of Counsel in Parental Rights Case
    In the matter of C.B.S. v. J.S.D. (In re E.K.S.), 2016 UT 56, Mother gave birth to her daughter (“E.K.S.”) while she was on probation and faced additional incarceration for other criminal activities. She entrusted E.K.S. to her…
  • Nov 2

    How does the Inevitable Discovery Doctrine Apply to Warrantless Searches?

    How does the Inevitable Discovery Doctrine Apply to Warrantless Searches?
    The Inevitable Discovery Doctrine did not Apply in the Brierley Case Two Layton City police officers investigated a hit-and-run accident by entering a private residence with neither permission nor a warrant. They discovered evidence…
Rank this Week: 2557

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Covers adoption, family law, surrogacy and mediation. By Harden Jackson LLC.

http://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Judge Upholds Indiana Birth Certificate Ruling

    Judge Upholds Indiana Birth Certificate Ruling
    In 2015, eight female same-sex couples filed a federal lawsuit claiming that Indiana violated their constitutional rights regarding the information on their children’s birth certificates. Until recently, Indiana did not include the…
  • Dec 2

    Spain Gives Green Light for Paid Maternity Leave for Parents of Children Born Through Surrogacy

    Spain Gives Green Light for Paid Maternity Leave for Parents of Children Born Through Surrogacy
    Last month, the Supreme Court of Spain issued a landmark ruling that recognizes the right to paid maternity leave for parents of children born through surrogacy. Although gestational surrogacy is illegal in Spain, the Court held that the need…
  • Oct 25

    HARDEN JACKSON ANNOUNCES NEW ATTORNEY

    HARDEN JACKSON ANNOUNCES NEW ATTORNEY
    Harden Jackson is pleased to announce that Katherine M. Schwartz has joined the firm’s Adoption and Assisted Reproductive Technology Practice Group. Katherine earned her Juris Doctor degree magna cum laude from the Indiana University…
Rank this Week: 3923

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Jan 18

    Staying happy: 5 tips for no matter what happen

    Staying happy: 5 tips for no matter what happen
    CNN’s Health section highlights five coping strategies from the Dalai Lama, including being gentle with yourself, making time to reflect, keeping compassion at hand, helping, and being playful. Jen Christensen writes (excerpt): First…
  • Jan 9

    If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter? The way to improving your life and your relationship

    If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter? The way to improving your life and your relationship
    Psychology Today shows a method for improving relationships and marriages with its “The Tao of Improv: 5 Rules for Improvising Your Life.” Giving up control in favor of adopting with a more generous, supportive and organic mindset…
  • Jan 7

    What is the secret of love? Science says a spirit of goodwill

    What is the secret of love? Science says a spirit of goodwill
    The Atlantic went to the core of relationships and the science behind lasting relationships. So how do we make our marriages and relationships better, more enjoyable, happier, more workable, lasting? Emily Esfahani Smith writes (excerpt):…
Rank this Week: 3085

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas family law issues. By Guest & Gray.

http://www.dallasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Texas Family Code 156.101(a)(1), What is a material and substantial change?

    Texas Family Code 156.101(a)(1), What is a material and substantial change?
    What is a material and substantial change? The Texas Family Code allows for a modification of a suit affecting the parent-child relationship if modification would be in the best interest of the child and the circumstances of the child, a…
  • Dec 30

    Can I get parts of my divorce decree thrown out while keeping the parts I like?

    Can I get parts of my divorce decree thrown out while keeping the parts I like?
    Can I appeal my divorce while still accepting benefits from the parts of the judgment that work in my favor? As with most questions asked about the law, the answer to whether you can appeal a part of your divorce while accepting benefits from…
  • Dec 30

    Can I get parts of my divorce decree thrown out while keeping the parts I like?

    Can I get parts of my divorce decree thrown out while keeping the parts I like?
    Can I appeal my divorce while still accepting benefits from the parts of the judgment that work in my favor? As with most questions asked about the law, the answer to whether you can appeal a part of your divorce while accepting benefits from…
Rank this Week: 3464

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers North Carolina divorce, child custody and child support issues. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottedivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Taxes and spousal support

    Taxes and spousal support
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “When do you get alimony?” A recent article in the Chicago Tribune discussed the sad case of the divorce of the founder of the Cancer Treatment Centers of…
  • Jan 10

    Minnesota Court Says Prenuptial Agreements Have Limit

    Minnesota Court Says Prenuptial Agreements Have Limit
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold being interviewed on the Legal Forum. This was recorded in Charlotte, North Carolina. Topics discussed include: How to choose a divorce lawyer? How long does a divorce take? How much does a…
  • Jan 5

    Critics Call On Chinese Courts To Tackle Child Snatching Problem in Custody Dispute

    Critics Call On Chinese Courts To Tackle Child Snatching Problem in Custody Dispute
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can I do to gain custody of my child in North Carolina?” Custody issues are among the thorniest for couples in the midst of a divorce. Though there can…
Rank this Week: 4993

Family Law Matters

Family Law Matters

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

http://www.justdivorce.co.uk/blog/
  • Jan 17

    ONLINE DIVORCE – ARE YOU FOR REAL?

    ONLINE DIVORCE – ARE YOU FOR REAL?
    bryan reed looks at recent plans for the family court to go online Continue reading →
  • Dec 30

    DIVORCE RATE FALLS – AGAIN

    DIVORCE RATE FALLS – AGAIN
    official statistics confirm that the divorce rate continues to fall, while cohabitation is on the increase. Continue reading →
  • Nov 28

    GOOD DIVORCE WEEK

    GOOD DIVORCE WEEK
    28 november sees the start of good divorce week, an initiative launched by the resolution group of specialist family lawyers to publicize its updated code of good conduct. Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 3032

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3061

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
  • Jan 13

    Fessler Schneider & Grimme Family Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Fessler Schneider & Grimme Family Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
      Fessler, Schneider, & Grimme LLP  recognize that families come in all sizes and styles.   We work with your family however you define it.  Whether your need is for wills, deeds, living wills, and power of…
  • Dec 30

    Wishing You a Safe and Happy New Year– your complete legal team in Northern KY

    Wishing You a Safe and Happy New Year– your complete legal team in Northern KY
    Fessler, Schneider, & Grimme Attorneys wish each of you a Happy New Year.  Please drink and drive responsibly, and be alert to other drivers who may not be as responsible as you. Wishing You a Safe and Happy New Year– your…
  • Dec 6

    FESSLER, SCHNEIDER, & GRIMME FAMILY ISSUE ATTORNEYS IN NORTHERN KENTUCKY

    FESSLER, SCHNEIDER, & GRIMME FAMILY ISSUE ATTORNEYS IN NORTHERN KENTUCKY
    It is quickly becoming the holiday season with more parties and events than anyone can attend.  In fact, the surface of our lives begins to look like a whirlwind of fun and activity.  Potentially, this whirlwind is a cover for…
Rank this Week: 2914

Tennessee Collaborative Divorce…

Tennessee Collaborative Divorce Blog

Covers family law. By Papa & Roberts, PLLC.

http://www.tennesseecollaborativedivorceblog.com/
  • Jan 12

    Introductory Interdisciplinary Collaborative Divorce Training

    Introductory Interdisciplinary Collaborative Divorce Training
    Interdisciplinary Collaborative Divorce Trainers are offering a 2-day training program March 9-10, 2017 in Knoxville, TN. Collaborative Divorce is a problem-solving, client focused approach to divorce that works to meet clients’ legal,…
  • Jan 11

    Balancing Structure and Flexibility in the Collaborative Divorce Proce

    Balancing Structure and Flexibility in the Collaborative Divorce Proce
    Many of the previous posts on this blog have been about how the Collaborative Divorce process and the reasons why collaborative professionals do what they do in cases to support divorcing clients.  This post comes at the topic more from…
  • Dec 6

    The importance of solid training for Collaborative Divorce practitioners in Nashville

    The importance of solid training for Collaborative Divorce practitioners in Nashville
    Currently, Tennessee does not have any particular certification for people who wish to hold themselves out to the public as Collaborative Divorce practitioners.  If a Nashville attorney, financial, or mental health professional wishes to…
Rank this Week: 3094

Law Blog

Law Blog

By Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C.

http://www.theharrisburglawyers.com/law-blog/
  • Jan 12

    Backpage Adult Section, Known by Police as Advertisement of Prostitution, Shut Down

    Backpage Adult Section, Known by Police as Advertisement of Prostitution, Shut Down
    Backpage adult section has recently been shut down, but was already known to police as an outlet for the advertisement of prostitution and related services.
  • Aug 5

    Attorney Caraciolo to speak at Cannabis Career Institute Seminar in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

    Attorney Caraciolo to speak at Cannabis Career Institute Seminar in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
    Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C., is thrilled to announce that Attorney Joseph D. Caraciolo will be speaking at the Cannabis Career Institute Seminar on the fundamentals of state law and federal law, answering questions regarding case law,…
  • Aug 5

    The Right to Divorce for Same-Sex Couple

    The Right to Divorce for Same-Sex Couple
    The recent U.S. Supreme Court Ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges declared unconstitutional any state law which prohibited same-sex marriage.   This ruling not only protects a same-sex couple’s right to marry, but also their right…
Rank this Week: 3485

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

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

    The UTMA Quagmire

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

    Where Stated Goal Is Marriage, Adoption May Be Revoked

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

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

    Look Under The Tree And There’s A Family Law Case Involving Evidence
    Not terribly exciting but evidence rulings are hard to find and ones where a family law ruling is reversed based on evidence used by the trial judge are especially rare. Johnson v. Johnson 2016 Pa. Super. 294 is a published panel decision…
Rank this Week: 4571

New Jersey Family Law Blog

New Jersey Family Law Blog

Covers alimony, child support, child custody, divorce and more. By the Rotolo Law Firm.

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

    Deciphering the Complicated Process of Property Distribution

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

    Keep Your Child Safe – and Warm – in the Car

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

    Do You Need a Forensic Accountant?

    Do You Need a Forensic Accountant?
    A crucial part of the divorce process is dividing up the couple’s assets and debts in as equitable a manner as possible. Sometimes this distribution of assets is simple, while other times it is much more complicated,…
Rank this Week: 2668

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: 3851

Texas Family Law Blog

Texas Family Law Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 14: Moving Forward

    CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 14: Moving Forward
      How to Move Forward If Your Child Is Not Coming Home   First and foremost, remember that you are not alone in this matter. Losing a child is the hardest thing a parent could go through, whether you voluntarily agree to give up…
Rank this Week: 2537

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

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

    Imputation of Income for the Purposes of Calculating Maintenance in Illinoi

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

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

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

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

    Can your spouse be required to pay your attorney fees under Illinois law?
    In Illinois, during a divorce, either party can ask the court to order the other party to pay some or all of his or her attorney fees while the case is pending.  Section 501(c-1) of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act…
Rank this Week: 2484

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

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

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws: Possession of Marijuana

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

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws: Possession of Marijuana

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

    Is Alabama’s Expungement Law About to Get Better?

    Is Alabama’s Expungement Law About to Get Better?
    We at Skier & Associates have received information that there will be a bill filed in the upcoming legislative session that would expand Alabama’s existing expungement law to allow expungement of certain convictions as well as…
Rank this Week: 3122

Wayne Dawkins Lawyers' Perth…

Wayne Dawkins Lawyers' Perth Family Law Blog

Covers divorce and separation in Australia.

http://www.waynedawkinslaw.com.au/blog/
Rank this Week: 3108

Chicago Divorce Attorney

Chicago Divorce Attorney

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

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

    5 Tips: Preparing to Start Divorce in Illinoi

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

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

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

    FAQ: Getting a Prenup in Illinoi

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

Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

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

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

    Prenuptial Agreements Should Address All Terminating Events For A Marriage

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

    Massachusetts new alimony law – Durational limits and prior divorce judgment

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

    PLAY DATES, GUNS, AND OTHER SAFETY QUESTIONS

    PLAY DATES, GUNS, AND OTHER SAFETY QUESTIONS
    This morning on the news there was a story about an 11 year old who was shot in the face. The shooting was accidental and the gun was legally registered and owned. One child was at another child's home and they found the gun and played with…
Rank this Week: 4009

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

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

    Civil Rules Changes Affect Family Law Rule

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

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

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

    Mandatory Mediation Clauses Thrown Out in Maine

    Mandatory Mediation Clauses Thrown Out in Maine
    It’s fairly common for a parenting plan or parenting time order to include a clause like this:   “If the parties are unable to reach an agreement regarding any change to this parenting agreement, they will request…
Rank this Week: 3839

Fahnert Family Law Office

Fahnert Family Law Office

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

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

    Tips you can learn from millionaire divorce

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

    DIVORCE LAWYER CHICAGO

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

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The Blog About All Things Family

The Blog About All Things Family

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

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

    The Apple Store and Lawyer

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

    The Physician’s Assistant v. The Doctor

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

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

    It’s Post Election Time – How Does This Affect You
    Many many people are unhappy today. Many many people are also happy today. The election was close in terms of the popular vote. This has caused quite an uproar. I think the same uproar would have come about if the result had been exactly the…
Rank this Week: 3193

Michael A. Meschino Blog

Michael A. Meschino Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

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

    Impact of New Laws on Illinois Divorce

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

    The Maintenance Formula in an Illinois Divorce

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

    When a Parent Interferes With Custody Or Visitation in Illinoi

    When a Parent Interferes With Custody Or Visitation in Illinoi
    In Illinois, when a parent interferes with the custody or visitation time of a child’s other parent, he or she may face both enforcement action through the family law court and prosecution through the criminal courts. Custodial or…
Rank this Week: 2432

Ocala Divorce Lawyer Blog

Ocala Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.ocalafamilylaw.com/Ocala-Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Dec 20

    How to Create a Holiday Visitation Schedule

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

    How to Cope with Divorce during the Holiday

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

    The Reasons for Unequal Division

    The Reasons for Unequal Division
    We are often asked if a spouse will be able to get back the money they invested into their home, in addition to half the equity of the home’s value. Unless you can prove that your spouse did not contribute to the household’s…
Rank this Week: 4705

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

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

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

    Collaborative Law to Change Divorces?

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

    Divorce, Remarriage

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

    Venue Change

    Venue Change
    Changing Venue: Moving  Family Law Cases One question we often receive from our family law clients is if they can change courts, also known as venue, when they move to a new area in Florida from the court where the marriage dissolution…
Rank this Week: 3427

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

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

    Custody and Rights of Grandparent

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

    Inheritances are Non-Marital Assets, Maybe

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

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

    Are Supplemental Security Benefits (SSI) Included in Your Income for Computing Child Support?
    Supplemental security income or as more commonly known as a SSI  benefits, are in fact included in your income when it comes time to calculating child support in Florida. Florida is, however, in the minority when it comes to utilizing…
Rank this Week: 4741

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Prenuptial Agreement – Important in California?

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

    Is the Institution of Marriage Under Assault?

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

    Is the Institution of Marriage Under Assault?

    Is the Institution of Marriage Under Assault?
    There are no doubt people in this country who believe the institution of marriage is dead and should now be buried, that there is no longer a need or a use for marriage as it use to be described in our society.  Marriage has…
Rank this Week: 3411

Massachusetts Family & Divorce…

Massachusetts Family & Divorce Mediation Blog

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

http://parkermediation.net/
  • Nov 28

    How is alimony or spousal support determined?

    How is alimony or spousal support determined?
    Alimony is calculated by a complex formula,  taking into consideration the length of marriage, and the income of the parties. Like child support, which can be calculated using the Massachusetts child support guidelines, it is…
  • Nov 16

    From International Academy of Collaborative Professional

    From International Academy of Collaborative Professional
  • Jun 16

    Magna Carta 800 year

    Magna Carta 800 year
    Magna Carta, dating back eight centuries is still relevant today.  Celebrate its 800 year history this week.  What liberties, freedoms, values do you most cherish? 
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Ontario Family Law Blog

Ontario Family Law Blog

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

http://www.ontariofamilylawblog.com
  • Nov 21

    What Happens to Our Home When We Get Divorced?

    What Happens to Our Home When We Get Divorced?
    What Happens to Our Home When We Get Divorced? As Divorce Lawyers, this is one of the most pressing concerns facing our clients. The most significant asset that many families have is the family home.  To most people, the house is more…
  • Oct 21

    Cats and Dogs and Family Law

    Cats and Dogs and Family Law
    I love our family dogs, Becky and Ryder.  My husband loves Ryder and Becky, too! I love my daughter’s cat, Enoki. In fact, my husband loves Enoki, too! Are dogs and cats just property? No, they are not. In Ontario, there is case…
  • Sep 19

    Non-physical Domestic (Family) Violence and Family Law

    Non-physical Domestic (Family) Violence and Family Law
    You may be wondering whether you can count on the family law court to help you if you have suffered non-physical abuse. There are different forms of non-physical abuse that can be viewed as domestic violence.  Your partner may harass or…
Rank this Week: 4138

New York Divorce Lawyer Blog

New York Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers New York divorce and family law issues. By David Centeno.

https://nyuncontesteddivorceattorney.com/blog/
  • Nov 17

    David Centeno Law, PC Donates to Organizations Fighting Bigotry, Islamophobia, Homophobia, Antisemitism and Racism

    David Centeno Law, PC Donates to Organizations Fighting Bigotry, Islamophobia, Homophobia, Antisemitism and Racism
    David Centeno Law, PC is dedicated to combating all forms of prejudice and bigotry in our great nation.  As such, we have donated to various groups whose mission is to combat the hatred, ignorance and division that ails our society.…
  • Apr 6

    Are We New York Divorce “Specialists?”

    Are We New York Divorce “Specialists?”
    A common question that potential clients have for the firm is “do you specialize in divorce?” While my firm primarily handles divorce, unfortunately I cannot state that we are New York divorce specialists. New York attorneys…
  • Jan 31

    NY Same Sex Marriage – A Divorce Booby Trap for Out-of-State Resident

    NY Same Sex Marriage – A Divorce Booby Trap for Out-of-State Resident
    I get calls on a daily basis from people across the United States who all made the same mistake.  They came from their home states to New York to marry their same sex partner, but now when their marriage is not working out they’re…
Rank this Week: 3317

The Oregon Divorce Blog

The Oregon Divorce Blog

Provides divorce and family law information. By Stephens Margolin P.C.

http://oregondivorceblog.com/wordpress
  • Nov 16

    New Case Law – Parenting Time Change As Basis for Child Support Modification

    New Case Law – Parenting Time Change As Basis for Child Support Modification
    Family law is often seen as a messy and emotionally driven area of legal work. As a family law attorney, I need to both deal with the emotional side of cases and be technically proficient regarding the legal issues at … Continue…
  • Oct 19

    Should I File For A Legal Separation?

    Should I File For A Legal Separation?
    I have had a lot of questions from potential divorce  clients contemplating divorce about whether a legal separation is a good alternative.   I previously blogged about the differences between an annulment, legal separation, and…
  • May 19

    Second Opinion Divorce Consultation

    Second Opinion Divorce Consultation
    If you received a serious medical diagnosis and a recommendation for surgery, you’d likely seek a second opinion. You’d want it because a misdiagnosis with your health can have significant consequences.  If your…
Rank this Week: 4405

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/
  • Nov 16

    Why You Should Always Follow Through After Your Divorce Is Over.

    Why You Should Always Follow Through After Your Divorce Is Over.
    You’ve made it to the finish line. After months, or perhaps even years of settlement talks and court dates, finally, your long-awaited final divorce uncontested hearing date has arrived. The i’s have been dotted and the t’s…
  • Nov 16

    Why You Should Always Follow Though After Your Divorce Is Over.

    Why You Should Always Follow Though After Your Divorce Is Over.
    You’ve made it to the finish line. After months, or perhaps even years of settlement talks and court dates, finally, your long-awaited final divorce uncontested hearing date has arrived. The i’s have been dotted and the t’s…
  • Nov 3

    How Old Does My Child Have To Be To Speak With A Judge In A Custody Case?

    How Old Does My Child Have To Be To Speak With A Judge In A Custody Case?
    Approximately fourteen years of age. Under New Jersey’s custody of child statute, one of many factors that a judge of the Family Part of the Superior Court of New Jersey shall consider is the child’s preference. However, the court…
Rank this Week: 3812

RandyWallace

RandyWallace

Blog about current issues in Mississippi law including personal injury, divorce and insurance.

http://randywallace.wordpress.com/
  • Nov 16

    Minors’ settlements in Mississippi

    Minors’ settlements in Mississippi
    I spent this morning before a chancellor obtaining approval for a minor’s personal injury settlement.  Prior to the hearing, I followed a routine that virtually ensures success. First, I reviewed Chancellor Primeaux’s outline…
  • Oct 28

    The Nasty Side of Judicial Election

    The Nasty Side of Judicial Election
    Years ago judicial elections in Mississippi consisted of the candidates making stump speeches about their qualifications.  Members of the community would support or oppose judges based on their interactions and experiences with the…
  • Oct 24

    Another First

    Another First
    Firsts of anything have always been memorable to me whether it was my first dog, girlfriend, school, gun, whitetail deer, 10 pound bass or whatever. Practicing law is no different.  I remember back to my first divorce trial, first injury…
Rank this Week: 3106

Main Line Pennsylvania Family Law…

Main Line Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

By Bookspan Family Law Associates, LLC.

http://www.mainlinepafamilylawblog.com/
  • Nov 11

    PA Divorce Waiting Period Shortened

    PA Divorce Waiting Period Shortened
    Until recently if one party to a marriage would not consent to a divorce in Pennsylvania  there was a mandatory  two year waiting period before the moving party could proceed with a divorce.   On October 4, 2016, Governor…
  • Nov 11

    PA Divorce Waiting Period Shortened

    PA Divorce Waiting Period Shortened
    Until recently if one party to a marriage would not consent to a divorce in Pennsylvania  there was a mandatory  two year waiting period before the moving party could proceed with a divorce.   On October 4, 2016, Governor…
  • Aug 26

    Child Support in Pennsylvania – upward deviation may be based upon income available for support

    Child Support in Pennsylvania – upward deviation may be based upon income available for support
    Child support is determined by a formula in Pennsylvania.   This formula can be found in the Pennsylvania Child Support guidelines.    Support  generally is based upon  determinable factors, such as:  each…
Rank this Week: 3900