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Cairns Law Blog

Cairns Law Blog

Covers Florida family law.

http://www.cairnslaw.com/category/blog/
  • Dec 30

    Florida Alimony Reform

    Florida Alimony Reform
    It may have failed this year, but the effort to revamp Florida’s alimony laws is not dead yet. In fact, despite Governor Rick Scott’s veto of the proposed reform legislation, supporters, including Representative Ritch Workman, the…
  • Oct 14

    Father’s Right

    Father’s Right
    When unmarried individuals have a child together, it is important for the Father to know his rights. Unmarried parents do not have the same rights as married couples. There are number of misconceptions surrounding a Father when he signs his…
  • Jun 11

    Domestic Violence & Injunction

    Domestic Violence & Injunction
    Florida courts do not grant “restraining orders” as far as the term itself goes. But, a person who is in fear of another, or has been a victim of violence in the home, of stalking, of dating violence, or repeat violence can apply…
Rank this Week: 1788

Hague Child Abduction Practice in…

Hague Child Abduction Practice in the United States

Features cases, pleadings and reference materials. By Christopher F. Meatto.

http://www.hagueabductionpractice.com/
Rank this Week: 1860

Georgia Adoption Law Blog

Georgia Adoption Law Blog

Covers adoption law issues in Georgia, including independent adoptions, agency adoptions, step-parent adoptions, relative adoptions, and international adoptions. By Stephen Worrall.

http://www.gaadoptionlaw.com/
  • Nov 18

    We're Moving!

    We're Moving!
    I am consolidating the content of all of our blogs at our Georgia Family Law website. Please join us there for new posts and to find all of our old posts.
  • Jun 22

    10 Things Adoptive Parents Should Know (From An Adoptee’s Perspective)

    10 Things Adoptive Parents Should Know (From An Adoptee’s Perspective)
    I found a great article on the "Diary of a Not-So-Angry Asian Adoptee" blog today. The entire article is here. But here are the bullet points from the article:
  • Sep 11

    New China Consulate Appointment Policy

    New China Consulate Appointment Policy
    As a result of changes under the Hague Adoption Convention, U.S. Consulate in Guangzhou will only schedule adoptions appointments for applicants who have both an approved I-600A or I-800A form and a current fingerprint clearance from the FBI.…
Rank this Week: 2059

ABC International Family Law Views

ABC International Family Law Views

Covers international family law Issues and a comparison to Florida family law. By Adam B. Cordover.

http://www.abcinternational.us/
  • May 19

    Collaborative Divorce Thrives in Australia

    Collaborative Divorce Thrives in Australia
    The concept of collaborative divorce is gaining traction worldwide as an alternative to the traditional courtroom battles epitomized in movies like Kramer vs. Kramer and War of the Roses.  Family law practitioners in Australia have come to…
  • Apr 13

    British Divorce Courts Require Allegation of Fault; This is the Result

    British Divorce Courts Require Allegation of Fault; This is the Result
    Apparently, England requires parties to allege a fault before a family law court will grant a divorce.  Over at my general Florida family law news blog, ABC Family Law Blog, I described some of the allegations found in the public…
  • Mar 18

    Dubai Man Gets World's Quickest Divorce

    Dubai Man Gets World's Quickest Divorce
    A man in Dubai applied for divorce a mere seconds after he had been married to his bride.  The reason:  he did not want his Wife to work after marriage, and his father-in-law demanded that she be allowed to work.  From Emirates 24/7 News:…
Rank this Week: 2258

NY Divorce Attorney Blog

NY Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers New York divorce law. By David Centeno.

https://nyuncontesteddivorceattorney.com/wordpress/
  • May 6

    A New Era?

    A New Era?
    Could this be the dawn of the new civil divorce? Last Friday Gov. Jay Inslee signed the Uniform Collaborative Law Act which allows couples to agree on the terms of their divorce without going to court at all. This act can save many couples…
  • Apr 30

    New Divorce Audio Coaching Program Helps Parents Minimize Effects of Divorce on Their Childre

    New Divorce Audio Coaching Program Helps Parents Minimize Effects of Divorce on Their Childre
    Much has been made about the effects of divorce on children. Some studies claim that children end up as alcoholics or abusers, others claim they are more prone to divorce. Regardless it is pretty obvious that divorce does have a major effect…
  • Apr 23

    The Shocking Way That Porsha Stewart Found Out About Her Divorce!

    The Shocking Way That Porsha Stewart Found Out About Her Divorce!
    Porsha Stewart, the wife of former NFL star and now TV analyst Kordell Stewart, was admittedly shocked when she found out that her husband had fild for divorce. However the way it happened was even worse, imagine finding out on Twitter!? Read…
Rank this Week: 2243

Laurel Stuart-Fink on Michigan…

Laurel Stuart-Fink on Michigan Family Law

Covers divorce, adoption, alimony, child support and child custody.

http://laurelfink.typepad.com/
  • Apr 29

    GIVING BACK TO CHILDREN – CHARITY PLEDGE

    GIVING BACK TO CHILDREN – CHARITY PLEDGE
    If there is one thing I have learned in almost 30 years of family law practice, it is that children are the constant victims of divorce and other family court disputes. Whether the divorce is amicable or whether the parents...
  • Jan 16

    THOUGHTS ON THE DEATH OF A CUSTODY CLIENT

    THOUGHTS ON THE DEATH OF A CUSTODY CLIENT
    Let me start with a warning. This is not a cheerful article. It is written from a place of frustration, grief and even anger. Having said that, I am grateful I have never been a party in a divorce. I...
  • Dec 30

    Adoption and Politic

    Adoption and Politic
    Like most people, I often feel discouraged (and that’s putting it mildly) with “politics as usual.” It seems that Congress suffers from a terminal case of lethargy, and when galvanized, it’s only to engage in an often paralyzing fight…
Rank this Week: 1691

Songy Law Blog

Songy Law Blog

Covers Mississippi law. By Joseph D. Songy.

http://songylaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 19

    Guest Post: 5 Biggest Attorney Job Search Mistake

    Guest Post: 5 Biggest Attorney Job Search Mistake
    One of the defining moments of an individual in any industry is getting employment to a position that they like and one that is well rewarding. To get such a position, a person has to invest in conducting a proper job search, else they are…
  • Mar 19

    Guest Post: 5 Biggest Attorney Job Search Mistake

    Guest Post: 5 Biggest Attorney Job Search Mistake
    One of the defining moments of an individual in any industry is getting employment to a position that they like and one that is well rewarding. To get such a position, a person has to invest in conducting a proper … Continue reading…
  • Mar 14

    Guest Post: Legal Rights and Damages in Construction Accident

    Guest Post: Legal Rights and Damages in Construction Accident
    Although construction companies are required to ensure that every construction site is free from potential danger through routine inspections with safety engineers and safety programs, construction site accidents lead to thousands of injuries…
Rank this Week: 2417

Connecticut Lesbian and Gay Law

Connecticut Lesbian and Gay Law

Covers gay marriage, civil unions, and step-parent and co-parent adoptions. By Irene C. Olszewski.

http://ctlgbtlaw.wordpress.com
  • Jan 24

    Colorado Civil Unions Bill Passes Senate

    Colorado Civil Unions Bill Passes Senate
    Yesterday,  a Colorado Senate committee voted 3-2 to pass Senate Bill 11, which would legalize civil unions for same-sex couples in that state.  The bill was opposed by Republicans in that vote.  The bill will now be heard by…
  • Jan 24

    Colorado Civil Unions Bill Passes Senate

    Colorado Civil Unions Bill Passes Senate
    Yesterday,  a Colorado Senate committee voted 3-2 to pass Senate Bill 11, which would legalize civil unions for same-sex couples in that state.  The bill was opposed by Republicans in that vote.  The bill will now be heard by…
  • Jan 23

    Connecticut Legislature Confirms First Openly Gay Supreme Court Justice

    Connecticut Legislature Confirms First Openly Gay Supreme Court Justice
    Earlier today, the Connecticut General Assembly confirmed Andrew J. McDonald, a Democratic state senator, as the first openly gay justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court. The Senate voted 30-3 to confirm McDonald while the House voted…
Rank this Week: 1531

Ohio Family Law Blog

Ohio Family Law Blog

Provides family law and divorce information for Ohio families. By Holzfaster, Cecil, McKnight & Mues.

http://www.hcmmlaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 1906

The Law Offices of David Stein…

The Law Offices of David Stein Blog

Covers privacy and technology.

http://www.familylawdc.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2449

Maine Divorce Law Blog

Maine Divorce Law Blog

Covers all aspects of Maine family law, including divorce, separation, child support, mediation, spousal support, child custody and property rights. From Al Nye.

http://www.mainedivorcelawblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    Discretion by Allison Lotta

    Discretion by Allison Lotta
    Discretion by Allison Lotta Touchstone $25.00 hardcover, 321 pages, 978-1-4516-4484-5 (2012)  
  • Oct 15

    Patriots choke against Seattle

    Patriots choke against Seattle
    The Patriots blew a 13 point lead in the 4th quarter against the Seahawks and lost 24-23. This, unfortunately, seemed to be the Patriots of old. Think about last season. How did the Pats lose games? The offense sputtered and seemed…
  • Oct 5

    Taken 2 has arrived

    Taken 2 has arrived
    Taken 2 has just hit the theaters and my daughter Ali wants to see it bad. I enjoyed the first one too and will wait until she gets home from college at Thanksgiving so we can see it together. Anyone else out there waiting to see Laim Neeson…
Rank this Week: 1752

Divorce Done Differently

Divorce Done Differently

Information and advice on dealing with divorce in a cordial and humane way. By the Family Law Center.

http://www.familylawcenter.us
  • Oct 21

    Community Property Interest In A Separate Spouses’ Residence

    Community Property Interest In A Separate Spouses’ Residence
    When couples marry they often bring to the marriage separate assets they had before marriage.  One of the most common assets is a residence.  When the couple now married makes payments on the separate asset of one spouse from earnings the…
  • Oct 16

    Student Loans and Divorce

    Student Loans and Divorce
      When a couple divorces, the court looks at the best way to divide both party’s debts as well as their assets. Just as there are community and individual assets, there can be community and individual (separate) debts. For example, if one…
  • Aug 21

    What is spousal support (Alimony)? How much Spousal support will I have to pay or receive?

    What is spousal support (Alimony)? How much Spousal support will I have to pay or receive?
    Spousal support is the term used for alimony in California. Alimony is money that one spouse pays to the other to help support them until they can support themselves at the standard of living they had during the marriage.
Rank this Week: 2324

Maine Divorce Law Blog

Maine Divorce Law Blog

Covers Maine family law, including divorce, separation, child support, mediation, spousal support, child custody and property rights. By Alan R. Nye.

http://www.mainedivorcelawblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    What is going

    What is going
    What is going on with the Gay Marriage Vote in Maine? It's coming up again for a vote this year and I've yet to see any opposing television commercials like in past votes? Have the opponents run out of money or has the time come for this…
  • May 19

    Thumbtack.com

    Thumbtack.com
    Can you ever have too many sites promoting your services?Experienced Legal Help
  • Feb 4

    Married Lawyers Divorcing and both hate their job

    Married Lawyers Divorcing and both hate their job
    According to this article in the ABA Journal, two married lawyers who both hate practicing law are fighting in their divorce over is which one should work at a legal job to pay both of their student loans. Naturally, neither wants to do…
Rank this Week: 1754

California Divorce and Family Law

California Divorce and Family Law

Covers celebrity marriages, child custody, child support, divorce, paternity, prenuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements, remarriage and taxes. By Jeffrey Lalloway.

http://oc-divorce.typepad.com/california_divorce_and_fa/
  • Aug 7

    The Best Thing to do After Divorce or Breakup: Yoga

    The Best Thing to do After Divorce or Breakup: Yoga
    Divorce, even at its most amicable, can cause an enormous amount of stress, anger, worry, confusion, and resentment. People often struggle to find ways to overcome the negative feelings that face them. However, in a recent study conducted by…
  • Aug 7

    'Gray Divorces' rising

    'Gray Divorces' rising
    More Baby Boomers couples in Fairfax County are calling it quits. A recent study by an area law firm shows residents older than 55 are divorcing at increasingly high rates. Calling the county "the divorce capital of Virginia," the Arlington…
  • Aug 6

    Stevie Wonder files for divorce

    Stevie Wonder files for divorce
    Stevie Wonder, 62, is ending his 11-year marriage to fashion designer Kai Millard Morris. According to a report at www.tmz.com, the Saginaw-born Wonder filed for divorce Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court using his legal name: Stevland…
Rank this Week: 1657

New Orleans Criminal Lawyer, New…

New Orleans Criminal Lawyer, New Orleans Divorce Lawyer and Traffic Lawyer

Covers criminal law and divorce law information in New Orleans. By Harold E. Weiser.

http://www.weiserlawfirm.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Synthetic Marijuana in Louisiana

    Synthetic Marijuana in Louisiana
    Synthetic, designer drugs were just starting to make waves in Jefferson Parish last fall when Lt.
  • Jul 26

    Actor Russell Brand in New Orleans Municipal Court

    Actor Russell Brand in New Orleans Municipal Court
    Actor Russell Brand must perform 20 hours of community service and pay a $500 court fee to resolve a misdemeanor charge stemming from a 
  • Jul 24

    New Orleans Criminal Defense

    New Orleans Criminal Defense
    Bridge City man booked in West Bank murderPublished: Tuesday, January 04, 2011, 6:05 PM    by the Times-Picayune
Rank this Week: 2382

Child Custody Blog

Child Custody Blog

Covers child custody, divorce, and family law matters.

http://www.childcustodycoach.com/blog
  • Nov 27

    Disability and Child Custody - Are Disabled Parent’s Handicapped in Family Court?

    Disability and Child Custody - Are Disabled Parent’s Handicapped in Family Court?
    Parent’s with a disability have been rightfully concerned about whether their disability can effect child custody and visitation. Many states still remain silent on this issue or do not have adequate laws to protect disabled parents in…
  • Nov 26

    What Age Can a Child Decide Which Parent to Live With?

    What Age Can a Child Decide Which Parent to Live With?
    “At what age can a child decide which parent to live with?” This is one of the most frequently asked questions among parents involved in a child custody and visitation situation. It would seem that the answer would be a simple one…
  • Jul 31

    The Coaching Commons Article on The Custody Coach™ by Mark Joyella

    The Coaching Commons Article on The Custody Coach™ by Mark Joyella
    The Custody Coach™: Can a Coach Be an Advocate, Educator and…a Coach? by Mark Joyella You’ve heard of the “coach approach.” But what, exactly, is the Child Custody Coach™ approach? Steven Carlson says he identified the child…
Rank this Week: 2097

Family Law Child Custody Divorce…

Family Law Child Custody Divorce Blog

Covers Michigan family law and child custody cases.

http://familylawchildcustodydivorce.wordpress.com
  • Nov 25

    Cyberstalking in Illinois: Old Game, New Rules.

    Cyberstalking in Illinois: Old Game, New Rules.
    With the permission of the Illinois Family Law Gazette, a website about Illinois divorce, child custody, child support, and family law, I have republished the below article about cyberstalking in Illinois. It is below:  
  • Nov 25

    Cyberstalking in Illinois: Old Game, New Rules.

    Cyberstalking in Illinois: Old Game, New Rules.
    With the permission of the Illinois Family Law Gazette, a website about Illinois divorce, child custody, child support, and family law, I have republished the below article about cyberstalking in Illinois. It is below:   Unfortunately,…
  • Oct 6

    Gov. Quin backs Illinois Civil Union

    Gov. Quin backs Illinois Civil Union
    The Associated Press is reporting that Gov. Pat Quinn says Illinois could legalize civil unions before the end of 2010.
Rank this Week: 2505

Simplifying the Law

Simplifying the Law

Covers Minnesota family law. By Arrigoni Law.

http://arrigonilawoffice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1714

Kaminetzky & Associates, P.C. Blog

Kaminetzky & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers New York family law.

http://www.kaminetzkylaw.com/feed/
Rank this Week: 1547

New York Divorce and Family Law…

New York Divorce and Family Law Blog

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

http://brandeslaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4881

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • Apr 24

    Things I Like: Coppock on Tennessee Adoption Law

    Things I Like: Coppock on Tennessee Adoption Law
    Dawn Coppock, Esq., is widely recognized as the preeminent authority on Tennessee adoption law. She also happens to be a wonderful person. When I was a “baby lawyer” 20 years ago, one of the partners in the firm where I worked…
  • Apr 21

    Photo of the Week: Cicada Up Close

    Photo of the Week: Cicada Up Close
    Information provided by K.O. Herston: Knoxville, Tennessee Divorce and Family-Law Attorney.Filed under: Photography Tagged: Photography
  • Apr 19

    Which Version of Tennessee’s Child Support Guidelines Are Used to Determine Retroactive Child Support?: Maher v. Woodruff

    Which Version of Tennessee’s Child Support Guidelines Are Used to Determine Retroactive Child Support?: Maher v. Woodruff
    Facts: Mother and Father divorced in 1998. At the time of the divorce, they shared custody of their two children. Father was ordered to pay $1500 per month in child support. Less than a year later, after Mother’s chronic mental illness…
Rank this Week: 4771

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
  • Apr 24

    Interviews of Interest: Testimony in Child Welfare Case

    Interviews of Interest: Testimony in Child Welfare Case
    The court may consider oral testimony at any stage in child welfare proceedings when material facts are in dispute or when the available evidence is not sufficient to make a finding based on a preponderance of the evidence.
  • Apr 21

    Agreeing to Allegations: Is It in My Best Interests?

    Agreeing to Allegations: Is It in My Best Interests?
    You need to be strategic when responding to allegations of child abuse or neglect. The child welfare litigation process can be equated to a battle; you are against the State.
  • Apr 20

    Leveraging Gender: The Advantage of All-Female Firms in Family Law

    Leveraging Gender: The Advantage of All-Female Firms in Family Law
    Gender bias and patriarchy have plagued women in law for several decades, making it difficult for female attorneys to feel like they are treated as equals and strike a balance between work and home life. Family law, however, is one field…
Rank this Week: 3636

The Woodlands Divorce Attorney,…

The Woodlands Divorce Attorney, Conroe Divorce Attorney

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

http://thewoodlandsdivorce.com
  • Apr 23

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

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

    How To Accidentally Lose Half Your Retirement in a Divorce

    How To Accidentally Lose Half Your Retirement in a Divorce
    Retirement benefits are usually one of the most valuable assets in a divorce case. You’ve been putting money into it for decades after all. So, when you write the language in the decree to divide your retirement benefits you better be…
  • Jan 3

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

    Don’t Lose Your Chance For No Fault Divorce in The Woodland
    No fault divorce is one of the most common types of divorce. You may recognize it as an uncontested divorce. It is a great option when you want to get on with your life rather than spend a lot of time and money playing the blame game in an…
Rank this Week: 4710

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Apr 23

    Why do I feel alone?: The upside of things going wrong

    Why do I feel alone?: The upside of things going wrong
    Jennifer Ryan animated an On Being discussion of fear, vulnerability and connection. The 2015 conversation between Brené Brown and Krista Tippett explored The Courage to Be Vulnerable, and Ryan recently added her artistic inspiration…
  • Apr 2

    Relationship advice: 11 words, 4 sentences for living and loving

    Relationship advice: 11 words, 4 sentences for living and loving
    On Being with Krista Tippett recently reminded us of her 2013 interview with Dr. Ira Byock. The expert in palliative care and hospice shares the core statements for any relationship and for what to say when you don’t know what…
  • Mar 24

    Leah Juliett marches on: It can’t be “revenge” when you did nothing wrong

    Leah Juliett marches on: It can’t be “revenge” when you did nothing wrong
    The amazing Leah Juliett slams “revenge porn” with her survivor poem, The Artist. She’s the New York performer-poet leading efforts to combat predatory discrimination and to promote cyber civil rights. CNN recently…
Rank this Week: 4831

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By McClure Law Group.

http://www.texasdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    The Property Owner Rule in Valuing Texas Property for Distribution Purpose

    The Property Owner Rule in Valuing Texas Property for Distribution Purpose
    In a recent Texas appellate case, the court considered the lower court’s division of a marital estate. The couple was married in 1990 and bought two businesses while married, one an insurance agency operated by the wife and the other a…
  • Apr 20

    Grandparents Seek Court-Ordered Visitation in Texa

    Grandparents Seek Court-Ordered Visitation in Texa
    In a recent Texas appellate case, paternal grandparents wanted the court to order a mother to give them access to their grandchild. The case arose after a couple married in 2004 and had two children in the subsequent years. The father…
  • Apr 20

    Do Step-Parents Have Any Rights?

    Do Step-Parents Have Any Rights?
    Yes, step-parents could have standing to bring a claim under Texas Family Code Section 102.003(11), often referred to as the “step-parent” statute.  Under this statute, a custody suit may be brought by “[a] person with…
Rank this Week: 3763

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.net/
  • Apr 22

    R.G. v R.G. and New Jersey Restraining Order

    R.G. v R.G. and New Jersey Restraining Order
    Sometimes, in family law, when you hear the words ‘Restraining Order,’ it is easy to assume that there was an issue of family violence between spouses, or people in a dating relationship. But it is important to remember that the…
  • Apr 18

    Palimony in New Jersey – An Expensive Friendship

    Palimony in New Jersey – An Expensive Friendship
    The recent case out of New Jersey between Michael J. Thieme and Bernice Aucoin-Thieme explores the rules of equitable distribution and principles of equity in a love affair turned marriage, turned sour. The two parties met, briefly dated, and…
  • Apr 8

    Ricci v. Ricci: A Fact-Intensive Inquiry into Emancipation in New Jersey

    Ricci v. Ricci: A Fact-Intensive Inquiry into Emancipation in New Jersey
    There is no question that parents owe their children a duty of support. The struggle between courts and parents alike is how long that duty needs to last. Most states agree that 19 years of age is the latest a parent is required to support…
Rank this Week: 3261

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/
  • Apr 22

    Marijuana Admission for TASC Drug Treatment Program Was Evidence at Criminal Trial

    Marijuana Admission for TASC Drug Treatment Program Was Evidence at Criminal Trial
    In this marijuana possession case, the statement made by defendant in order to participate in Maricopa County’s Treatment Assessment Screening Center (TASC) deferred prosecution program Read More The post Marijuana Admission for TASC…
  • Mar 28

    Arizona Medical Blood Draw Exception to Warrant Requirement in DUI Case

    Arizona Medical Blood Draw Exception to Warrant Requirement in DUI Case
    In a DUI case, Arizona’s highest court clarified application of the medical blood draw exception to the warrant requirement where an injured DUI suspect resisted Read More The post Arizona Medical Blood Draw Exception to Warrant…
  • Mar 26

    Reflections on What Makes a Marriage Work

    Reflections on What Makes a Marriage Work
    In our March family law newsletter, we offer some special insight into marriage and what makes the legal team at Stewart Law Group tick. Take Read More The post Reflections on What Makes a Marriage Work appeared first on Stewart Law Group.
Rank this Week: 3721

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Apr 22

    Same Sex Common Law Marriage Established by Superior Court

    Same Sex Common Law Marriage Established by Superior Court
    Since the striking down of the Defense of Marriage Act by the United States Supreme Court, many state courts have been trying to fill in the legal vacuum created between the legality of same-sex marriage and the lack of codified law through…
  • Apr 21

    The Other Defendant: The Impact of Public Persona in a Custody Trial

    The Other Defendant: The Impact of Public Persona in a Custody Trial
    Child custody cases turn on the court’s determination of the child’s best interests.  As defined in Pennsylvania, this means having the judge apply evidence to Pennsylvania’s sixteen (16) custody factors and render a…
  • Apr 10

    Modifying Unmodifiable Agreement

    Modifying Unmodifiable Agreement
    A standard provision in most written agreements establishes that no modification of the agreement shall occur unless the parties do so in writing (and usually notarized to avoid fraud). Recently, however, I confronted the issue as to whether…
Rank this Week: 4442

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    What’s Mine and Yours is Not for the World

    What’s Mine and Yours is Not for the World
    Benjamin N. Neece, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group                In 2017, communities exist both in the physical and virtual world. Whether you call a metropolis like…
  • Apr 12

    Choosing Childcare in the Triad

    Choosing Childcare in the Triad
    Jennifer A. Crissman, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group           One thing that parents from all walks of life can commiserate over is the struggle to find child care. If you are a new parent,…
  • Apr 7

    Behind the Bar: “Getting What You Want” – Rule 37. Failure to Make Disclosures or Cooperate in Discovery

    Behind the Bar: “Getting What You Want” – Rule 37. Failure to Make Disclosures or Cooperate in Discovery
    Benjamin N. Neece, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group The information gathering stage of the legal process is commonly referred to as the “Discovery Process.” Discovery is generally guided by Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil…
Rank this Week: 3761

Trust Matters Most

Trust Matters Most

Covers family law, divorce, bankruptcy, and specific Pennsylvania law changes. By Reese, Samley, Wagenseller, Mecum & Longer, P.C.

http://www.trustmattersmost.com/blog
  • Apr 20

    Real Estate Assessment

    Real Estate Assessment
    What does Reassessment Mean? All property parcels in Lancaster County will receive an updated assessment. This new assessment represents an estimate of your property’s fair market value. The new assessment will be effective as of 1/1/18…
  • Sep 15

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    We wish to acknowledge School Transportation News for an article written on Mr. Reese’s recent Supreme Court win! School Transportation News article As well as, American Bus Sales in Oklahoma for bringing our win to the eyes of those in…
  • Sep 15

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    We wish to acknowledge School Transportation News for an article written on Mr. Reese’s recent Supreme Court win! School Transportation News article As well as, American Bus Sales in Oklahoma for bringing our win to the eyes of those in…
Rank this Week: 3670

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/
  • Apr 20

    I Thought I Get Half of Everything in Divorce

    I Thought I Get Half of Everything in Divorce
    This has come up in many cases I have had lately. My clients ask how long the divorce will take and I tell them that it can be anywhere from 60 days to 2 years because it all depends on how the case progresses. This shocks most of my clients…
  • Mar 24

    Co-Parenting and Juggling Visitation

    Co-Parenting and Juggling Visitation
    This post will be very short today because I just cannot say it better than the article below says it. When you are dealing with a visitation schedule because your children live in two homes, think about what you say and do and how it affects…
  • Mar 23

    Common Law Same-Sex Marriage Before June 26, 2015?

    Common Law Same-Sex Marriage Before June 26, 2015?
    So in the legal community it is still being debated as to whether common law same-sex marriage exists before the famous Obergefell decision on June 26, 2015 that required states to permit same-sex marriage. Just recently a South…
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Pittsburgh Divorce Law Blog

Pittsburgh Divorce Law Blog

Covers matrimonial, custody, child support and other family law issues By Elliott & Davis, PC.

http://divorceattorneysinpittsburgh.wordpress.com
  • Apr 20

    Tightening PFA Laws in PA

    Tightening PFA Laws in PA
    The Pennsylvania legislature is considering various bills to tighten the process to obtain a Protection from Abuse Act Order in the Commonwealth of PA. As ABC News reports,  Republican law makers have proposed a bill (SB 500) that would…
  • Jun 29

    PFAs: How Many Go to Court?

    PFAs: How Many Go to Court?
    Free Consultation  412.780.0008 Many lawyers, including ourselves, post information online about how to defend a PFA and the importance of hiring counsel. We offer a free consultation in this regard.  But in the interim, many people…
  • Nov 27

    Defending A Restraining Order – 7 Simple Rule

    Defending A Restraining Order – 7 Simple Rule
    A restraining order – or temporary PFA (short for Protection From Abuse Act Order) — should get your attention, because of the wide-ranging consequence of a “PFA.” Our Pittsburgh lawyer firm frequently defend PFA…
Rank this Week: 4150

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.tennesseeattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3756

Bergen County Divorce Attorney…

Bergen County Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Leopold Law.

https://www.bergencountydivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    Emancipation and Child Support in New Jersey

    Emancipation and Child Support in New Jersey
    N.J.S.A. 2A:17-56.67 automatically terminates support when a child reaches age 19 and became effective on February 1, 2017. However, couples may still negotiate settlement agreements that will be incorporated by their divorce judgment,…
  • Apr 17

    Modification of Grandparent Visitation in New Jersey

    Modification of Grandparent Visitation in New Jersey
    In the unpublished opinion of Slawinski v. Nicholas, a New Jersey appellate court considered a motion to change a consent order that granted a grandparent visitation. The lower court held that the mother could terminate the consent order…
  • Apr 17

    Reunification Therapy as Prerequisite to Parenting Time in New Jersey

    Reunification Therapy as Prerequisite to Parenting Time in New Jersey
    In a recent New Jersey appeal, a father asked the court to review a trial court order that denied his motion to reduce his child support payments, denied him vacation parenting time, and ordered him and his son to participate in reunification…
Rank this Week: 3422

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Apr 19

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

    Mr. No-Pay…You Can Run, But You Can’t Hide.
    Family law lawyers now have access to information that can transform a case from an up-hill battle to a slam-dunk, and it’s all thanks to the internet. Case in point: I have a client whose ex-husband, a venture capitalist, stopped…
  • Apr 15

    A Christian Response to Racism

    A Christian Response to Racism
    One common thread throughout mankind is the endemic ugliness of racism. Human history is rife with examples: early Romans subjugated the Jews; slavery was rampant; India’s caste system ostracizes the untouchables; Japanese immigrants to…
  • Apr 10

    MILLENIALS AND PRE-NUPS

    MILLENIALS AND PRE-NUPS
    CBC NEWS REPORT Millennials are more open to pre-nups than older generations, says B.C. family lawyer Georgialee Lang Millennials are marrying with more assets they would like to see protected, lawyer says. Prenuptial agreements are becoming…
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Family Law Matters

Family Law Matters

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

http://www.justdivorce.co.uk/blog/
  • Apr 19

    YET ANOTHER DEMOCRATIC VOTE. AAARRRGGGHHH!

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

    WHEN IS A MARRIAGE NOT A MARRIAGE?

    WHEN IS A MARRIAGE NOT A MARRIAGE?
    on 24 march the court of appeal dismissed an appeal by mrs owens against a high court decision refusing to grant a decree nisi of divorce in relation to her petition based on unreasonable behaviour. the distinguished bench included sir…
  • Feb 27

    ONLINE DIVORCE – IT’S REAL!

    ONLINE DIVORCE – IT’S REAL!
    i reported in last month’s blog the determination of sir james munby, the senior family division judge, to introduce online divorce within the court service as part of a radical modernisation programme for the family court. hot on the…
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Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Covers business law, civil litigation, civil rights, criminal defense, estates & trusts, family law, labor & employment, medical malpractice, personal injury, real estate, qui tam and workers' compensation.

http://www.jgllaw.com/blog
  • Apr 17

    Instrumental Deliverie

    Instrumental Deliverie
    INSTRUMENTAL DELIVERIES An Important Discussion About Vacuum Deliveries All Effected Families Should Read        “It has been repeatedly shown that under modern conditions, caesarian section, although not devoid of…
  • Apr 6

    Groundbreaking Decision Expands Protections to Sexual Orientation

    Groundbreaking Decision Expands Protections to Sexual Orientation
    Since June 26, 2015, when jubilant masses swarmed First Street in front of the Supreme Court and the White House illuminated the night with rainbow lights, lawyers, scholars, and many citizens have waited with bated breath to see how the…
  • Mar 16

    Telling Children About Divorce: Before, During and After the Discussion

    Telling Children About Divorce: Before, During and After the Discussion
    Suggestion:  How to Break the News of Your Divorce to Your Kids: Before, During and After the Discussion When parents decide to end their marriage, one of their biggest concerns is how their children will cope with the news. Although…
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Hook Law Center Blog

Hook Law Center Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Virginia.

https://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Apr 17

    Selling Real Property to Satisfy the Debts of a Decedent

    Selling Real Property to Satisfy the Debts of a Decedent
    In Virginia, real property vests with the heirs of an estate unless the heirs are divested of legal title. As a result, it is settled law that unless a personal representative of the estate is granted an express power to sell the real estate…
  • Apr 10

    Early Signs of Dementia and What to Do About Them

    Early Signs of Dementia and What to Do About Them
    The Alzheimer’s Association’s website, www.alz.org, has a page devoted to 10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s. I commend the site to your review, especially if you are trying to figure out whether you have dementia or…
  • Apr 3

    Healthy Aging in Hampton Roads: The Future Looks Bright!

    Healthy Aging in Hampton Roads: The Future Looks Bright!
    Due to advances in healthcare and improved assistive devices, many Americans are healthier in old age and are living longer. The population of Americans over 65 has increased by approximately 30% in the last decade and is projected to…
Rank this Week: 3512

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2587

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
  • Apr 15

    Easter Greetings from Fessler, Schneider, and Grimme

    Easter Greetings from Fessler, Schneider, and Grimme
    Easter is not only the most important Christian celebration, it is also a reflection of hope, peace, and renewal.   We wish you all the blessings of the holiday and hope that you have a wonderful time this weekend with family and…
  • Apr 7

    Difficult Cases Attorneys in Ft. Thoma

    Difficult Cases Attorneys in Ft. Thoma
         You are above middle age, you are overweight, you have diminished eyesight or hearing or any combination of these factors.  All of these issues make personal injury cases more difficult, and many lawyers will not…
  • Mar 30

    Problem Solving Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY

    Problem Solving Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY
    Every one has situations that seem totally overwhelming; the situations probably can be solved by the experienced attorneys at Fessler, Schneider, and Grimme. You and your ex-spouse have been named as heirs of a house.  Both of you want…
Rank this Week: 3116

Creative Resolutions Blog

Creative Resolutions Blog

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

http://www.newyorkdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 13

    “Throuple”: A Case of Polyamorous Custody

    “Throuple”: A Case of Polyamorous Custody
    An interesting decision out of Suffolk County recently established custodial rights of a non-biological parent who was part of a polyamorous relationship. In Dawn M. v. Michael M., the court essentially affirmed the validity of a…
  • Apr 4

    Another Reason to Keep Your Custody Dispute Out of Court: It’s a Black Hole

    Another Reason to Keep Your Custody Dispute Out of Court: It’s a Black Hole
    Kafkaesque: of, relating to, or suggestive of Franz Kafka or his writings; especially: having a nightmarishly complex, bizarre, or illogical quality, as in Kafkaesque bureaucratic delays. (Miriam-Webster online dictionary) As ProPublica…
  • Jan 19

    From Sex in the City to Divorce in the Suburbs: Sarah Jessica Parker Shows Us What NOT to Strive For

    From Sex in the City to Divorce in the Suburbs: Sarah Jessica Parker Shows Us What NOT to Strive For
    Sarah Jessica Parker has another critically acclaimed half-hour show on HBO, but this time she is exploring the end of relationships rather than the beginning. Divorce finished its first season on December 11, but is currently available to…
Rank this Week: 4159

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative…

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative Law Firm

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

http://FamilyDiplomacy.com/blog
  • Apr 10

    Collaborative Law Featured in Pensacola News Journal

    Collaborative Law Featured in Pensacola News Journal
    Thanks to the efforts of dedicated family law attorneys, mental health professionals, and financial professionals, collaborative law is spreading throughout Florida, including in Pensacola. Collaborative law, also referred to as collaborative…
  • Apr 5

    You Already Have A Prenup

    You Already Have A Prenup
    Congratulations, you are getting married!  You found the person with whom you want to spend the rest of your life, and now you have a big, bright future ahead!  But now the P-word has come up: Prenup. You and your fiance may be…
  • Mar 27

    Bitcoin and Divorce

    Bitcoin and Divorce
    Bitcoin is a relatively new type of currency that is not controlled by any government but rather is decentralized.  It is oftentimes referred to as a “cryptocurrency” as it is not physical.  Bitcoins are maintained…
Rank this Week: 3372

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
  • Apr 7

    Court Overrules Gag Order Barring Discussion of Child Custody Case

    Court Overrules Gag Order Barring Discussion of Child Custody Case
    Family courts, when dealing with disputes involving children, must consider a child’s best interests and rule in a way that protects the child. This can, at times, include orders restraining the parents and possibly other adults from…
  • Mar 30

    New York Judge Grants Legal Custody of Child to Three People

    New York Judge Grants Legal Custody of Child to Three People
    The U.S. legal system has made numerous recent advances regarding the legal recognition of “non-traditional” family relationships. The U.S. Supreme Court’s 2015 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges struck down laws prohibiting…
  • Mar 24

    Court Decisions Differ on Whether Men Who Make Donations to Help Others Conceive Are “Fathers” in a Legal Sense

    Court Decisions Differ on Whether Men Who Make Donations to Help Others Conceive Are “Fathers” in a Legal Sense
    The New York family law system was built on an assumption that children resulted from a union of one female and one male parent, but social and technological changes have rendered this view far too narrow. Assisted reproductive technology…
Rank this Week: 3847

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Apr 5

    In Utah, Signal for Two Seconds Before Changing Lane

    In Utah, Signal for Two Seconds Before Changing Lane
    Signal for at least two seconds before changing lanes or get arrested. Romeo Lucero Olivarez activated his turn signal on an Interstate 15 exit ramp and in one motion moved across two lanes of traffic, but he didn’t signal for at…
  • Mar 21

    New Laws Passed by the Utah Legislature

    New Laws Passed by the Utah Legislature
    The following bills, related to law enforcement and criminal justice, were passed in Utah’s 2017 General Session: H.B. 381 Law Enforcement Body Camera Footage Amendments; H.B. 184 Contraband Device Destruction; and S.B. 31 Protection of…
  • Feb 23

    Assault Against School Employee Charges Require Knowledge

    Assault Against School Employee Charges Require Knowledge
    Defending Assault Against School Employee Charges This was a case of a junior high school student’s (W.E.M.) appeal for assault against school employee, a class A misdemeanor if committed by an adult. W.E.M. and his friends came up with…
Rank this Week: 3609

RandyWallace

RandyWallace

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

http://randywallace.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 4

    Defense Expert’s Attack on the Collateral Source Rule Falling Short

    Defense Expert’s Attack on the Collateral Source Rule Falling Short
    The collateral source rule can be summarized by stating “[c]ompensation or indemnity for the loss received by plaintiff from a collateral source, wholly independent of the wrongdoer, as from insurance, cannot be set up by the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3653