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CEB blog

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

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Nov 20

    What Expert Attorneys Do During Direct Examination

    What Expert Attorneys Do During Direct Examination
    How the attorney and witness appear to the jury can be as important as the words that are spoken. Here are four tips from expert trial attorneys that will make your direct examination more effective regardless of what you ask the witness. Be…
  • Nov 17

    Do’s and Don’ts of Tenant Screening

    Do’s and Don’ts of Tenant Screening
    Residential landlords have the right to choose the best tenant they can find. That probably means a tenant who seems most able to comply with the lease terms, pay the rent on time, avoid damaging the premises, and refrain from disturbing…
  • Nov 15

    How to Shorten or Extend Time for Your Motion

    How to Shorten or Extend Time for Your Motion
    The timing on making motions is both a procedural and a tactical matter. Sometimes you’ll need a hearing date that’s sooner than would be normally possible, and other times you’ll want to file a notice of motion or get a…
Rank this Week: 116

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Nov 21

    Modifying a Parenting Plan

    Modifying a Parenting Plan
    The parenting agreement you sign at the time of your divorce might not serve your child well until he or she becomes an adult. A parenting plan is divided into two components: parenting time and parental responsibilities. You can modify one…
  • Nov 14

    Questions to Ask Your Mediator before You Begin Mediation

    Questions to Ask Your Mediator before You Begin Mediation
    Once you and your spouse have determined that you are a good fit for divorce mediation, you need to find a mediator who is a good fit for you. In order to find the right mediator for your case, you will need to do some research. Look up…
  • Nov 7

    What Does Child Support Cover?

    What Does Child Support Cover?
    In nearly every divorce between parents, a child support order is part of the divorce settlement. This is the court order that requires one parent to make payments to the other to help cover the costs of raising a child. It is not uncommon…
Rank this Week: 140

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Nov 20

    Important Financial Considerations in a Divorce

    Important Financial Considerations in a Divorce
    Are you preparing for divorce? If so, it is entirely possible to remain financially stable before, during and after the process but it’s going to take some diligence on your part. The best way to begin your divorce is to start…
  • Nov 13

    Grandparents Who Assume the Caregiver Role

    Grandparents Who Assume the Caregiver Role
    There is no doubt that grandparents play a valuable role in the lives of their grandchildren. Before American culture “modernized” and it became normal for adult children to move hundreds, if not thousands of miles from…
  • Nov 6

    Tax Effects of Divorce

    Tax Effects of Divorce
    Are you considering divorce? If so, there’s a lot on your mind. You’re probably concerned about issues, such as child custody, child support, asset division, marital debt, and what to do with the house. Taxes on the other…
Rank this Week: 132

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By McClure Law Group.

http://www.texasdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    Temporary Spousal Maintenance in Texa

    Temporary Spousal Maintenance in Texa
    In a recent Texas spousal maintenance case, a husband appealed from a final divorce decree. He claimed the court made a mistake by awarding the wife $1,500 in spousal maintenance, awarding temporary spousal support of $2,500 each month,…
  • Sep 4

    Texas Final Divorce Decree Includes Error But Stand

    Texas Final Divorce Decree Includes Error But Stand
    In a recent Texas divorce case, the plaintiff appealed from a trial court order related to property division in a divorce. The case arose when a couple signed a mediated settlement agreement that indicated a particular brokerage account would…
  • Aug 21

    Husband Asks for Marriage to be Declared Void in Texa

    Husband Asks for Marriage to be Declared Void in Texa
    In a recent Texas divorce case, a husband appealed from a divorce decree. He and his wife married in 2014, and they had a son in the same year. In the following year, he petitioned the court to declare that their marriage was void, claiming…
Rank this Week: 133

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Helps women navigate the intricacies of divorce and save money along the way. By Helene Taylor.

http://heleneltaylor.com/blog/
  • Aug 22

    What’s the first thing to do in a divorce after your spouse utters the “D” word?

    What’s the first thing to do in a divorce after your spouse utters the “D” word?
    After twenty years of marriage, the best family vacation ever, or one of your usual fights, your spouse says, “I want a divorce.” You feel a thump in your chest like your heart hit your rib cage. The blood coursing through your…
  • Jul 24

    Should you become your ex-spouse’s creditor?

    Should you become your ex-spouse’s creditor?
    You’re negotiating a separation or divorce agreement, and your spouse offers to pay you $X monthly for X years in exchange for your ownership interest in the house, retirement account, stock options or some other valuable asset. Should…
  • Jun 3

    How to Say No to a Family Court Judge

    How to Say No to a Family Court Judge
    It seems simple enough. You should never agree with a Judge if you don’t actually agree with a Family Court Judge, right? Theoretically, yes, it is simple to say, “No your honor I don’t agree.” But in reality, when it…
Rank this Week: 146

International Family Law

International Family Law

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

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

    Court Bars a Child’s Visit to India

    Court Bars a Child’s Visit to India
    The Federal Circuit Court of Australia has dismissed the application by an Australian mother of Indian origin to take her child to visit India.  She stated that she wished her young daughter to be present in India, where she planned to…
  • Nov 17

    Habitual Residence in the Hague Abduction Convention: European Common Sense v. American Confusion

    Habitual Residence in the Hague Abduction Convention: European Common Sense v. American Confusion
    Jeremy D. Morley                                                    www.international-divorce.comThe Court of…
  • Oct 30

    Argentina’s Hague Abduction Noncompliance Continue

    Argentina’s Hague Abduction Noncompliance Continue
    In June 2017, the U.S. Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs delivered another demarche to the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs, notifying the Argentine authorities that the U.S. State Department had again…
Rank this Week: 160

Our Family Wizard Blog

Our Family Wizard Blog

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

http://www.ourfamilywizard.com/ofw/index.cfm/blog/
  • Nov 21

    Keeping Your Children Healthy Today and In The Future

    Keeping Your Children Healthy Today and In The Future
    Keeping Your Children Healthy Today and In The Future When children experience conflict between their parents, it can be emotionally harmful in the moment. But recent studies bring to light something even more concerning: parental…
  • Nov 20

    Alone For The Holidays — Coping With Shared Time During the Winter Season

    Alone For The Holidays — Coping With Shared Time During the Winter Season
    Alone For The Holidays — Coping With Shared Time During the Winter Season Holidays are one of the most-discussed topics when it comes to co-parenting, and for good reason. For many, holidays that fall within the winter season are…
  • Nov 16

    3 Tips for Beating the Pre-Holiday Blue

    3 Tips for Beating the Pre-Holiday Blue
    3 Tips for Beating the Pre-Holiday Blues Divorce brings about so many changes in the lives of everyone it touches. While this is apparent on a daily level, this feeling of change is often magnified when special dates like holidays come…
Rank this Week: 206

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Nov 21

    Surviving The Holidays As A Divorced Dad

    Surviving The Holidays As A Divorced Dad
    The holidays are often the most difficult time of the year for divorced parents, especially if the divorce or separation is fairly recent. There are a number of logistical hurdles involved in dividing holidays between both holidays in…
  • Nov 16

    Can You Force Your Ex To Change Her Last Name?

    Can You Force Your Ex To Change Her Last Name?
    Can a woman keep her married name after divorce? There are so many major issues to resolve in a divorce – from property division and finances, to figuring out child support and spousal maintenance. With so much on the line, it…
  • Nov 14

    The Risks & Consequences Of Hiding Assets In Divorce

    The Risks & Consequences Of Hiding Assets In Divorce
    When couples are separating their assets during the divorce process, it is common for one party to feel they’re drawing the short straw. When it seems as though your ex is about to make out much better than you in the property…
Rank this Week: 187

Erlich Law Office Family Law Blog

Erlich Law Office Family Law Blog

By Erlich Law Office, LLC.

http://erlichlegal.com/blog/
  • Nov 20

    Getting Divorced After 40

    Getting Divorced After 40
    When couples decide to divorce after 40, mediation can help ensure that the marriage dissolution is less costly, time-consuming, and stressful than a litigated divorce. There are a number of issues older couples face when divorce is imminent.…
  • Nov 10

    Will I Lose Custody of My Kids if I Had an Affair?

    Will I Lose Custody of My Kids if I Had an Affair?
    While an extramarital affair alone won’t cause a parent to be ineligible for sharing parental responsibilities, it could make it more difficult to convince the court that the parent is stable and responsible. What to Know About the…
  • Oct 24

    What Are the Advantages of Being the First to File for Divorce?

    What Are the Advantages of Being the First to File for Divorce?
    A spouse who files first for divorce can experience several legal and financial advantages, making the process go smoother for him or her. Here are some of the strategic benefits that can come with filing for a divorce before the other…
Rank this Week: 174

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, custody, and child support. By Sandy T. Fox, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 155

Brownn Family Law

Brownn Family Law

Feature information and updates on Minnesota divorce and family law issues. By Brown Law Offices, PA.

http://www.mnfamilylawblog.com/
  • Nov 20

    Repairing Your Credit After a Divorce – A Quick Start Guide

    Repairing Your Credit After a Divorce – A Quick Start Guide
    During divorce, couples split everything they own. No matter how financially stable most people were before divorce, they often walk away with less than half of their assets. Frequently, divorce negatively affects credit. It takes time, but…
  • Nov 13

    Gambling Debt and Your Minnesota Divorce

    Gambling Debt and Your Minnesota Divorce
    One of the most important aspects of your divorce proceeding will be the division of your property or assets. Generally, property that you and your spouse acquire during the course of a marriage will be considered “marital…
  • Nov 6

    What Can You Do If You’re Getting a Divorce in the Middle of an Adoption in Minnesota?

    What Can You Do If You’re Getting a Divorce in the Middle of an Adoption in Minnesota?
    Some couples wait years before getting the green light to adopt. This is (or at least, by all rights, should be) an exhilarating time. But the adoption process can also be exhausting, consuming emotional and financial resources. And…
Rank this Week: 289

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, drug recalls, product hazards and family law. By Padove Law.

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 15

    Indiana Drunk Driving Accidents Targeted With New Breathalyzer

    Indiana Drunk Driving Accidents Targeted With New Breathalyzer
    Drunk driving in Indiana kills more than 200 people a year on average, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. As part of an effort to address this, Nwitimes.com reports the Hammond Police Department is among the…
  • Nov 1

    Indiana Supreme Court Rules on Employer Liability for Employee Negligence

    Indiana Supreme Court Rules on Employer Liability for Employee Negligence
    When a worker acting in the course and scope of employment is negligent and causes injuries or death to another person, there are two ways the employer could be held liable: Vicarious liability, through the legal doctrine of respondeat…
  • Oct 18

    Indiana Appeals Court: Vehicle Insured but Denied Coverage is Uninsured for UM Purpose

    Indiana Appeals Court: Vehicle Insured but Denied Coverage is Uninsured for UM Purpose
    In an issue of first impression, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled recently in an Indiana car accident lawsuit that a vehicle that is insured but denied coverage following a crash should be considered uninsured under state law.  The…
Rank this Week: 210

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

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

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
  • Nov 13

    CRIMINAL JURY TRIAL JUDGES MANUAL “A Step by Step Guide From the Beginning of Trial Thru the Return of Verdict”

    CRIMINAL JURY TRIAL JUDGES MANUAL “A Step by Step Guide From the Beginning of Trial Thru the Return of Verdict”
    In 2013 I published a Criminal Jury Trial Manual for Judges and Attorneys that covered every step of a Jury Trial from the pre-trial conference thru the return of verdict. It serves a dual purpose. For judges it serves as … Continue…
  • Sep 24

    EXPOSING IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS DURING JURY SELECTION…HOW?

    EXPOSING IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS DURING JURY SELECTION…HOW?
      Attorneys, judges and jurors all want to see themselves as fair, equitable, and rational, yet studies show that despite our best intentions none of us are free from bias. Implicit bias refers to unconsciously held biases that do not…
  • Jul 24

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW
    PERSONAL UPDATE: I woke up this morning realizing that it had been 6 months since my last post. One of the drawbacks to the aging process is that time seems to pass so much faster than when we were younger. … Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 211

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber,…

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber, PLLC

Covers bankruptcy, family law, foreclosure, and real estate law in New York.

http://vaughnweberlaw.com
  • Apr 19

    Retaliatory Eviction

    Retaliatory Eviction
    RETALIATORY EVICTION In New York, tenants are protected from retaliatory eviction proceedings by RPAPL 223-b.  This statute states in summary that a landlord cannot commence a summary proceeding to evict a tenant in retaliation or…
  • Apr 13

    Punitive Damages for DWI that causes Injury

    Punitive Damages for DWI that causes Injury
    Personal Injury Actions Involving DWI’s May Lead to Punitive Damages Individuals who are injured by a person driving while intoxicated may be entitled to punitive damages in addition to the compensatory damages that awarded.  The…
  • Apr 10

    Industrial Code Violation

    Industrial Code Violation
    INDUSTRIAL CODE VIOLATIONS New York Courts are littered with Labor Law 241(6) claims that hinge on whether the correct industrial codes have been plead and supported with admissible evidence.  For a person injured in a construction…
Rank this Week: 254

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Nov 21

    SETTLING YOUR CASE COMES WITH GREAT POWER AND GREAT RESPONSIBILITY

    SETTLING YOUR CASE COMES WITH GREAT POWER AND GREAT RESPONSIBILITY
    Amicably settling your divorce matter is almost always better than taking your chances at a trial before a trial judge who knows almost nothing about your life. Not only can settling save you substantial time and expense as compared to…
  • Sep 26

    This Agreement to Arbitrate Will Self-Destruct in 3…2…1…

    This Agreement to Arbitrate Will Self-Destruct in 3…2…1…
    Arbitration – essentially, a private trial in which the parties hire a fact-finder who serves in lieu of a judge – has become an increasingly common means of resolving family law disputes.  Although an arbitration may be…
  • Sep 7

    Where Should Custody and Parenting Issues Be Decided?

    Where Should Custody and Parenting Issues Be Decided?
    Sometimes, the location of a case – for one reason or another – can be just as important as anything else.  Perhaps the law is different and more beneficial to one side in a particular location; possibly, one place is simply…
Rank this Week: 334

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers the divorce process. By Ramos Law Firm.

http://www.ramosfamilylaw.com/houstondivorceblog/
  • Nov 21

    Child Custody Holiday Schedule

    Child Custody Holiday Schedule
    It’s always best when families work out a holiday visitation schedule that works best for them. Any time two parents can not otherwise come to an agreement, the holiday visitation schedule in the Standard Possession Order of Texas takes…
  • Nov 2

    Ramos Law Group Launched New Website to Provide Family Law Services and Educational Resource

    Ramos Law Group Launched New Website to Provide Family Law Services and Educational Resource
    Mary E. Ramos is a Board Certified Houston Divorce Lawyer and Family Law Attorney Houston, TX- Oct 2nd, 2017: Ramos Law Group, PLLC, an award-winning family law firm, is pleased to announce the launch of their new and improved website. The…
  • Sep 29

    Hurricane Harvey: It Starts With You! Volunteer Today!

    Hurricane Harvey: It Starts With You! Volunteer Today!
    It’s been almost one month to the day that Hurricane Harvey wrecked havoc on the city of Houston and surrounding towns. At the time, no one quite knew what to expect and what the days and months to come would hold. From the first…
Rank this Week: 435

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Covers South Carolina divorce, custody and family law issues. By Gregory S. Forman.

http://www.gregoryforman.com
Rank this Week: 496

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers Illinois family law and estate planning needs.

http://www.randrattys.com/napervilledivorceattorney
  • Nov 15

    Emergency And Temporary Orders in An Illinois Divorce

    Emergency And Temporary Orders in An Illinois Divorce
    Emergency orders and temporary orders serve different purposes under the law. Depending on the circumstances of a divorce, a divorcing spouse may need to file for an emergency order and a temporary order. Some orders are automatic upon…
  • Nov 8

    The Use of Imputed Income in Illinoi

    The Use of Imputed Income in Illinoi
    Child support payments are usually set in accordance with several factors, one of which is the income of the parents. This is why parents are required to provide pay stubs and other proof of income when a judge considers the issue of child…
  • Oct 26

    Coming Together to Produce a Mutually Agreeable Parenting Plan

    Coming Together to Produce a Mutually Agreeable Parenting Plan
    In Illinois, parents who are going through a divorce or a child custody dispute can come to an agreement about how parenting time and parental responsibility for their children will be handled between them. This agreement is referred to as a…
Rank this Week: 445

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

Introduces people to the mediation process as an alternative to a traditional divorce. By California Divorce Mediators.

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • Nov 14

    Emotional Divorce Can Often Occur Before The Actual Divorce

    Emotional Divorce Can Often Occur Before The Actual Divorce
    Emotional divorce can occur when partners become emotionally separated from the marriage. There are some spouses who get emotionally separated even before their divorce. There are other people for whom the process starts after the divorce…
  • Nov 13

    Factors Considered In Granting Grandparent Custody & Visitation Right

    Factors Considered In Granting Grandparent Custody & Visitation Right
    The laws for visitation rights of the grandparents may vary from state to state. Over the years, decisions taken by the courts have undergone a lot of changes. Thus, each state has a different set of laws and rules. Grandparents are only…
  • Oct 30

    Understanding The California Domestic Partnership Law

    Understanding The California Domestic Partnership Law
    The California Domestic Partnership Law was cemented by Assembly Bill 2015. The bill states that registered domestic partners will have equal rights, benefits and protections like spouses. They will also be subjected to same responsibilities,…
Rank this Week: 395

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/
  • Nov 12

    How to Help Your Children Through a Divorce

    How to Help Your Children Through a Divorce
    Divorce is never simple or easy. Maybe you wrestled with the decision for years before finally deciding to proceed with a divorce. Perhaps your former spouse made the decision for you. Maybe you and your partner chose to end things on…
  • Nov 6

    FILING FOR DIVORCE IN NJ

    FILING FOR DIVORCE IN NJ
    Getting divorced can be stressful, even in the most amicable situations. Before you proceed, it’s a good idea to get an idea of what to expect before you begin filing for divorce in NJ. You should, reach out to an experienced family law…
  • Oct 28

    DCP&P v. PD and Termination of Parental Rights in New Jersey

    DCP&P v. PD and Termination of Parental Rights in New Jersey
    Unfortunately, in matters of family law, there are circumstances in which a parent’s rights to their children are under investigation, and parental rights can be terminated. The Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&P) is…
Rank this Week: 468

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/
  • Nov 10

    Home State Custody Jurisdiction When Child Relocated to Arizona

    Home State Custody Jurisdiction When Child Relocated to Arizona
    Modification of other state court’s child custody order for parenting time and legal decision-making was proper where Arizona court first asserted temporary emergency jurisdiction under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement…
  • Oct 13

    Felony Fraudulent Schemes and Arson of Defendant’s Arizona Home

    Felony Fraudulent Schemes and Arson of Defendant’s Arizona Home
    In Arson case, evidence of a previous fire was admitted to show a common plan or scheme in the burning of an occupied structure which was defendant’s house. Evidence from an anonymous informant was also admitted. Defendant was convicted…
  • Sep 15

    Equitable Defense of Waiver Allowed Husband Credit for Spousal Maintenance Payments Made Directly to Wife

    Equitable Defense of Waiver Allowed Husband Credit for Spousal Maintenance Payments Made Directly to Wife
    Trial court properly credited husband with spousal maintenance payments made directly to the wife and not to the Arizona Support Payment Clearinghouse; equitable defense of waiver meant husband’s direct payments were permitted by law…
Rank this Week: 400

Kevin Hickey Law Blog

Kevin Hickey Law Blog

Covers divorce, child custody and family law issues, focused on Arkansas law.

http://kevinhickeylaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 7

    Narcissists: Part 1

    Narcissists: Part 1
    Narcissists. They’re everywhere. Many of them are well-loved, charming, charismatic people with devoted followers. In fact, they have a line of would-be followers that seems endless. The chances are high that you’ve date one, and…
  • Oct 30

    Halloween: Make It A Treat

    Halloween: Make It A Treat
    Trunk or Treat? The traditional door-to-door outing? Then, there’s the costume decision–you know it changes at least three times–a princess? A jedi? A dragon? A ninja? A ninja-princess-dragon? Your kids relish the magic…
  • Oct 23

    Letters Never Sent

    Letters Never Sent
    I read a lot about divorce. A lot. There’s good information out there, and then there’s absolute crap. Many sites post stuff I just consider “filler.” I usually skim over the filler and head for the information I need…
Rank this Week: 477

NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 322

New York Divorce Report

New York Divorce Report

Covers child custody, child support, divorce, equitable distribution, marriage, spousal maintenance, and visitation. By Daniel E. Clement.

http://clementlaw.com/the-divorce-report/
  • Nov 6

    Tax Bill To Make Divorce More Expensive: Maintenance Not Tax Deductible

    Tax Bill To Make Divorce More Expensive: Maintenance Not Tax Deductible
    Hard to believe, divorce in New York may get even more expensive. The tax bill proposed in the House of Representatives, last week, seeks to eliminate the deduction for alimony payments. The new tax law attempts to eliminate what has been…
  • Oct 28

    Looking for a Divorce Lawyer for Hassle-Free Process Then Call Us Today!

    Looking for a Divorce Lawyer for Hassle-Free Process Then Call Us Today!
    Divorce Lawyer NYC Whether you just decided you want a divorce or you have been served with a summons for divorce,  it's time to contact a divorce lawyer in NYC. With the right attorney on your side, your legal rights and interests will…
  • Oct 28

    What to Look For in a Divorce Attorney – How to Select Wisely?

    What to Look For in a Divorce Attorney – How to Select Wisely?
    Divorce Lawyer Manhattan Hiring the right divorce lawyer in Manhattan will certainly make a difference. Manhattan is a very affluent area within New York City and many of the divorce cases in the area are considered to be high net worth…
Rank this Week: 418

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas family law issues. By Guest & Gray.

http://www.dallasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 25

    9 Tips for Successful Co-parenting

    9 Tips for Successful Co-parenting
    Whether you are getting divorced, have previously been divorced, or have had a child with someone you are not in a relationship with, co-parenting can be a struggle. When two people attempt to successfully co-parent for the sake of their…
  • Oct 10

    Do Aunts and Uncles have standing to get Possession and Access to their Niece or Nephew in Texas?

    Do Aunts and Uncles have standing to get Possession and Access to their Niece or Nephew in Texas?
    The short answer is, probably not. For the most part, the policy of the Texas Family Code is to have the parents of the child make all of the decisions about the way a child is raised and that includes deciding which family members get to see…
  • Sep 25

    What Does 50/50 Custody Mean and am I Entitled to 50/50 Custody in Texas?

    What Does 50/50 Custody Mean and am I Entitled to 50/50 Custody in Texas?
    More and more people are moving towards more of a 50/50 custody schedule. There is no specific provision that entitles parties to 50/50 possession in Texas as of now, but with the introduction of a bill last legislative session that would…
Rank this Week: 327

Australian Divorce Blog

Australian Divorce Blog

Covers family law and divorce in Australia. By Stephen Page.

http://australiandivorce.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 10

    New heads of Family Court and Federal Circuit Court appointed

    New heads of Family Court and Federal Circuit Court appointed
    It is with some sadness to me that Chief Justice Diana Bryant of the Family Court of Australia has retired. Her Honour after being appointed as a Senior Counsel, was appointed as the first head of the then Federal Magistrates Court, before…
  • Jul 18

    Vale Justice Michelle May of the Family Court of Australia

    Vale Justice Michelle May of the Family Court of Australia
    Tonight I attend a function recognising the service of Justice Michelle May, who is retiring after many years of service from the Family Court of Australia.I had the privilege many years ago of briefing her when she was junior counsel; and…
  • Jul 16

    Government to restrict cross-examination of family violence victims by their alleged perpetrator

    Government to restrict cross-examination of family violence victims by their alleged perpetrator
    Attorney-General Senator George Brandis has released the following statement:protecting family violence victims from beingcross-examined by alleged perpetratorsToday, I release draft legislative amendments to the Family Law Act 1975 to…
Rank this Week: 378

New Hampshire Family Law Blog

New Hampshire Family Law Blog

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

http://www.nhfamilylawblog.com/
  • May 11

    Holiday planning during divorce

    Holiday planning during divorce
    Nuclear families often have annual holiday traditions. A family may spend each Thanksgiving with paternal grandparents, Easter with a favorite uncle and Christmas Eve at church services with maternal grandparents. Kids look forward to these…
  • Feb 10

    Ross v. Ross: Celibacy pending adultery claim

    Ross v. Ross: Celibacy pending adultery claim
    On August 23, 2016, the New Hampshire Supreme Court issued an opinion in the . It is a fascinating case about adultery and new relationships during a divorce. The outcome is a cautionary tale for persons seeking fault grounds for…
  • Jan 27

    What is Marital Property?

    What is Marital Property?
    In my years practicing family law, I have heard a lot of misconceptions about what is marital property. While the definition of marital property may differ between states, in New Hampshire marital property is anything and everything owned by…
Rank this Week: 389

Brown Law Offices Blog

Brown Law Offices Blog

Law blog for Minnesota-based firm covering family issues - whether custody, divorce, or child support.

https://www.brownlawoffices.com/blog/
  • Dec 6

    Navigating a Long-Distance Divorce

    Navigating a Long-Distance Divorce
    Perhaps you’re seeking a long-distance divorce, because you and your spouse have been separated for years but have never made it official. Or maybe your long-distance marriage is coming to an end—buffeted possibly by the…
  • Nov 29

    Money Management Dos and Don’ts for the Newly Divorced in Minnesota

    Money Management Dos and Don’ts for the Newly Divorced in Minnesota
    Money troubles stress relationships and no doubt contribute to a significant percentage of break ups. Divorce can take a toll on your career earning potential, extend the time you have until retirement and force you to take a tax hit. Even…
  • Nov 22

    How Divorce Affects Sleep – And What to Do About It

    How Divorce Affects Sleep – And What to Do About It
    Divorce obviously can take a toll on your mental and emotional health. But did you know separation also directly affects you physically? Sleep disturbances during divorce are quite common. In fact, researchers at Rush University Medical…
Rank this Week: 718

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

Covers family and divorce law. By Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP.

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
Rank this Week: 502

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Nov 22

    NY Family Court's Jurisdiction Over Permanency Hearing

    NY Family Court's Jurisdiction Over Permanency Hearing
    From New York Law Journal: ALBANY—The state’s highest court overruled a lower court’s ruling Monday as to whether Family Court has jurisdiction to conduct a permanency hearing once an underlying neglect petition has been dismissed for…
  • Nov 21

    Man Ordered To Pay Late Child Support

    Man Ordered To Pay Late Child Support
    From Bangor Daily News: A father of five children in three states was ordered Monday in U.S. District Court in Portland to pay more than $57,500 in back child support for his three children living in Maine, according to the...
  • Nov 20

    British Muslim Women Are Missing Out On Marriage Right

    British Muslim Women Are Missing Out On Marriage Right
    From The Guardian: Six in 10 women in the UK who have had a traditional Muslim wedding ceremony are not in legally recognised marriages, depriving them of rights and protection, according to a survey. It found that nearly all married...
Rank this Week: 675

The Blog of the Law Offices of…

The Blog of the Law Offices of Anthony Carbone

Covers New Jersey criminal law, family law and personal injury law.

https://anthonycarbonepersonalinjurylawyer.com/blog/
  • Nov 22

    Domestic Violence at the Holidays: What You Should Know

    Domestic Violence at the Holidays: What You Should Know
    Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! The official start of the holiday season, Thanksgiving is a time where we sit down with our loved ones and give thanks for the wonders of life. Unfortunately, the holiday season is not all that jolly for many.…
  • Nov 20

    Tripped and Fell at Work? What You Need to Know

    Tripped and Fell at Work? What You Need to Know
    You might say your bad day just got worse. After all, you were already running late for an appointment. As you enter the salon, you head to your station. Before you even have a chance to motion your customer to come to your chair, you trip…
  • Nov 20

    When A Restraining Order Is Necessary

    When A Restraining Order Is Necessary
    Have you ever had someone in your life, a husband, wife, family member, or significant other, abuse you in some manner? Did that abuse ever cause you to think about getting a restraining order towards that individual for your protection? If…
Rank this Week: 739

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers California divorce and family law issues. By The Law Office Of David P. Schwarz.

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

    The High cost of Adoption

    The High cost of Adoption
    House Republicans’ initial tax-reform plan removed the adoption tax credit, which helps families defray the high cost of adoption. The backlash was swift. Conservatives argued the move ran contrary to the pro-life principles…
  • Nov 19

    The new tax law and Divorce

    The new tax law and Divorce
    A proposed dramatic change to the tax rules of divorce in the House Republicans’ tax reform bill (the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act) would undoubtedly create additional burdens to couples getting divorced if it becomes law. The bill would…
  • Nov 8

    No Spousal support tax deduction

    No Spousal support tax deduction
    Spousal support payments mandated by divorce agreements could lose their beneficial tax treatment. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, unveiled on Thursday, includes a provision to kill the deduction that taxpayers get for making such payments to…
Rank this Week: 587

New Jersey Divorce and Family…

New Jersey Divorce and Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 21

    Allocating Parenting Time With a Breastfeeding Child

    Allocating Parenting Time With a Breastfeeding Child
    More and more women are choosing to exclusively breastfeed given the reports as to the superior health benefits, not just physically but psychologically, of breast feeding.  Arranging parenting  time between divorced or separated…
  • Nov 13

    Appellate Division Upholds Trial Court’s Issuance of Final Restraining Order on Grounds of Harassment

    Appellate Division Upholds Trial Court’s Issuance of Final Restraining Order on Grounds of Harassment
    On November 8, 2017, the New Jersey Appellate Division issued the unpublished opinion in the domestic violence case of J.R. v. C.R. (A-4936-15) affirming the issuance of a final restraining order (FRO) entered against J.R. who was in a…
  • Nov 3

    How Young is Too Young to Marry?

    How Young is Too Young to Marry?
    Marriage is not as popular as it once was.  Based on 2011 data available to the Pew Research Center, barely half of all adults in the United States were married, which was a record low.  In 1960, 72% of all adults ages 18 and older…
Rank this Week: 671

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

Reports on federal Hague Convention child abduction cases By Joel R. Brandes.

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 983

Massachusetts Divorce Blog

Massachusetts Divorce Blog

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

http://www.massachusetts-divorce.com/blog/
  • Nov 16

    Divorcing parents and children still may see one another every day

    Divorcing parents and children still may see one another every day
    “The children didn’t ask for this divorce” shared the premier plasterer who scheduled his day around meeting the children at their buses after school, doing homework with them at their Mother’s home, until she returned…
  • Nov 7

    No more alimony deduction? How can that be.

    No more alimony deduction? How can that be.
    Just finished reading the morning paper about all the lobbying to change the new tax proposal. There was no talk about saving the deductibility of alimony. I was unaware until the draft bill came out that eliminating the alimony deduction was…
  • Sep 28

    New alimony case discusses percentage alimony order

    New alimony case discusses percentage alimony order
    We have just uploaded a new Supreme Judicial Court Alimony case (Docket: SJC – 12240) that discusses percentage alimony orders. You can see it here: DEREK L. YOUNG vs. JOY G. YOUNG  
Rank this Week: 958

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

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

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Nov 15

    Level the Playing Field While Preparing Finances for Divorce

    Level the Playing Field While Preparing Finances for Divorce
    Financial Issues Level the Playing Field While Preparing Finances for Divorce Consider hiring a financial advisor when preparing for your divorce. http://www.divorcemag.com/newsletter-blog/financial-preparation-for-the-divorce-process  …
  • Nov 6

    Tips for Stepparents Entering a Blended Family 

    Tips for Stepparents Entering a Blended Family 
    Parenting and Divorce  Tips for Stepparents Entering a Blended Family How you tackle the challenges associated with a blended family is key to happiness.…
  • Nov 1

    Harding & Associates Family Law Named a Tier 1 Best Law Firm

    Harding & Associates Family Law Named a Tier 1 Best Law Firm
    Today it was announced that Harding & Associates Family Law has been included in the 2018 Best Law Firms list published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. In particular the firm has been included in the Tier 1 Listing for…
Rank this Week: 887

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 13

    Ben Stevens Sworn-In as Vice President of the AAML

    Ben Stevens Sworn-In as Vice President of the AAML
    We are proud to announce that our Senior Partner, Ben Stevens, has been elected and sworn-in at this year's meeting to a three-year term as a Vice-President.
  • Nov 13

    Ben Stevens Sworn-In as Vice President of the AAML

    Ben Stevens Sworn-In as Vice President of the AAML
    We are proud to announce that our Senior Partner, Ben Stevens, has been elected and sworn-in at this year's meeting to a three-year term as a Vice-President.
  • Nov 1

    Can My Spouse Empty Our Bank Account?

    Can My Spouse Empty Our Bank Account?
    Can my spouse empty our joint bank account and leave me with nothing? We talk with people every day who are considering separation or who believe their spouse might be considering it, and this is a fear at the top of every list. Given that it…
Rank this Week: 712

Bergen County Divorce Attorney…

Bergen County Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Leopold Law.

https://www.bergencountydivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 3

    Health Insurance for Kids After Divorce in New Jersey

    Health Insurance for Kids After Divorce in New Jersey
    In a recent New Jersey child support decision, the defendant appealed reconsideration of an order that required him to pay a $5,000 health insurance deductible for his five children. The mother and father had divorced in 2007. Their final…
  • Nov 3

    Default Judgment in New Jersey Reversed

    Default Judgment in New Jersey Reversed
    After a recent divorce judgment in New Jersey, a husband appealed, arguing for reversal. He claimed that the wrong income had been used to calculate alimony and that his actual earnings were lower. He also claimed his wife committed perjury…
  • Oct 25

    Parenting Time and Credit for Overnights in New Jersey

    Parenting Time and Credit for Overnights in New Jersey
    In a recent New Jersey custody case, a mother appealed from an order on parenting time and child support. The father cross-appealed. The couple dated for about three years and had one child. They agreed to share joint legal custody through…
Rank this Week: 743

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

http://heyannette.com/blog/
  • Oct 30

    Bobrow,

    Bobrow,
    The Bobrow decision (Arizona Court of Appeals) partially answers a question I’ve often had when acting as a mediator and trying to settle dissolution cases.     When the parties are trying hard to settle a case after the…
  • Oct 30

    Military Disability Benefits Can’t Be Considered in Spousal Maintenance Analysi

    Military Disability Benefits Can’t Be Considered in Spousal Maintenance Analysi
    Arizona law establishes that “federal disability benefits awarded to the other spouse for service-connected disabilities . .  . ” cannot be considered by the court in a dissolution proceeding and request for spousal…
  • Jul 20

    Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Trainings – updated July 20, 2017

    Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Trainings – updated July 20, 2017
    The Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence has several upcoming trainings that can help meet the DV and child abuse requirements for those issuing reports in court matters — see their events calendar here. More trainings…
Rank this Week: 986

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 27

    Illinois Divorce: A Call for Help with Parental Alienation

    Illinois Divorce: A Call for Help with Parental Alienation
    I received a call from another attorney, who is out of state, with questions about Parental Alienation. He has a case in which he represents a targeted parent, in this case a Mom who, despite having sole cusody of her child, has now seen the…
  • Oct 22

    Illinois Parental Alienation Issue

    Illinois Parental Alienation Issue
    On the heels of a trial last week involving a longstanding campaign of parental alienation, in which my client was seeking reunification therapy so that his child would be treated, and counseled, to learn to want to have a relationship with…
  • Aug 31

    Kane County Divorce: Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Why Are Narcissists Prone to Being Abusive?

    Kane County Divorce: Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Why Are Narcissists Prone to Being Abusive?
    One of the most difficult things to understand in life is how someone who professes to love you can then go on to abuse you.  Many people feel traumatized and confused after a relationship with an…
Rank this Week: 865

Missouri Divorce and Family Law…

Missouri Divorce and Family Law Blog

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

http://familylaw.mwortmanlaw.com/
  • Oct 26

    Spousal Maintenance (f/k/a alimony) reduced based on medical disability

    Spousal Maintenance (f/k/a alimony) reduced based on medical disability
    Recent Missouri case:  On a motion to modify (reduce) maintenance, evidence of a substantial and continuing change included “detailed evidence” of Movant Husband’s stroke-induced disability and reduced income, and no…
  • Aug 19

    Guardianship of children approved upon showing of unfitness and inability to parent

    Guardianship of children approved upon showing of unfitness and inability to parent
    Recent Case from the Court of Appeals:   Letters of Guardianship Affirmed Mother appeals from the trial court’s judgment, which appointed Petitioners as guardians over two minor children. The trial court’s judgment found the…
  • Jul 3

    New Missouri Child Support Guidelines in Effect as of July 1, 2017

    New Missouri Child Support Guidelines in Effect as of July 1, 2017
    Effective July 1, 2017, Missouri’s New Form 14 and new Child Support Guidelines took effect.  Notable changes to the previous law include: Changes to the presumed amounts in the chart, especially at the lower and higher income…
Rank this Week: 698

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Oct 22

    Considering the Length of the Marriage and Other Factors on Temporary Support Award

    Considering the Length of the Marriage and Other Factors on Temporary Support Award
    In addition to providing a guideline for the amount of a maintenance (alimony) award, New York’s relatively new maintenance (alimony) statute includes a presumptive range for the period of time maintenance is to be paid based upon the…
  • Oct 15

    Interest on Asset Payments Due Under Divorce Stipulation of Settlement

    Interest on Asset Payments Due Under Divorce Stipulation of Settlement
    It may be difficult to reconcile two recent decisions of the Appellate Division, Second Department, as they relate to awards of interest on delayed equitable distribution payments due under a divorce stipulation of settlement. The first…
  • Oct 15

    Interest on Asset Payments Due Under Divorce Stipulation of Settlement

    Interest on Asset Payments Due Under Divorce Stipulation of Settlement
    It may be difficult to reconcile two recent decisions of the Appellate Division, Second Department, as they relate to awards of interest on delayed equitable distribution payments due under a divorce stipulation of settlement. The first…
Rank this Week: 1025

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Covers California divorce and family law blog, with a focus on Orange County.

http://www.farzadlaw.com/family-law-articles/
  • Oct 8

    How to Get Custody as a Father? The Answer May Surprise You

    How to Get Custody as a Father? The Answer May Surprise You
    How to get custody as a father? Whether that is full custody from the mother or joint custody with the mother, a father must plan and prepare carefully to obtain custody. We should know. We have represented many fathers who found themselves…
  • Sep 6

    Contested Divorce in California – Meaning, Procedure and Cost

    Contested Divorce in California – Meaning, Procedure and Cost
    What is a contested divorce in California? What is its procedure? How long does a contested divorce in California take? These are all great questions so let’s get started and go through each and more. Contested divorce in California…
  • Aug 12

    Family Code 271 Attorney’s Fees and Cost

    Family Code 271 Attorney’s Fees and Cost
    Family Code 271 is one of the most powerful code sections in California family law. Family Code 271 allows for sanctions in the form of attorney’s fees and costs when a family law litigant violates its policy. What does Family Code 271…
Rank this Week: 653

Texas Collaborative Law Blog

Texas Collaborative Law Blog

Provides information about the Texas approach to Collaborative Law. By Dick Price.

http://texascollaborativelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    What Should You Do if Your Spouse Gives You a List of Suggested Attorneys for a Collaborative Divorce?

    What Should You Do if Your Spouse Gives You a List of Suggested Attorneys for a Collaborative Divorce?
    Although you might be tempted to run hard in the opposite direction, this is not a bad or scary thing. You may not want a divorce, but if your spouse wants it, a divorce will be granted eventually. The list you receive may be the key to…
  • Sep 1

    Why Negotiating Outside the Meetings is a Bad Idea

    Why Negotiating Outside the Meetings is a Bad Idea
    Some people will always be tempted to try to negotiate parts of their settlement outside the Collaborative meetings.  Sometimes, both parties want to do it, but most often it's just one of the parties who tries to engage their spouse in…
  • Jun 1

    Don't Be a Lone Ranger!

    Don't Be a Lone Ranger!
    When you're going through a divorce, even using Collaborative Law, it's sometimes frustrating.  It may seem like things are moving too slow or too fast, or that things aren't going your way and your spouse if getting whatever he or she…
Rank this Week: 805

Divorce Online Blog

Divorce Online Blog

News about divorce and family law.

http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/
  • Sep 6

    Divorce-Online acquire new family law firm

    Divorce-Online acquire new family law firm
    Divorce-Online, the founders of the “online divorce” back in September 1999 have recently acquired a family law firm to help more people obtain low-cost, professional family law advice and services. The new family law firm, which…
  • Jun 29

    1/5 Divorce petitions now mention gambling as a reason for divorce

    1/5 Divorce petitions now mention gambling as a reason for divorce
    https://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/gambling-as-a-reason-for-divorce-is-on-the-rise/Social media and gambling are mentioned in up to 40% of all divorce petitions we receive 40% of all divorce petitions that Divorce-Online.co.uk have…
  • Jun 29

    1/5 Divorce petitions now mention gambling as a reason for divorce

    1/5 Divorce petitions now mention gambling as a reason for divorce
    http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/gambling-as-a-reason-for-divorce-is-on-the-rise/Social media and gambling are mentioned in up to 40% of all divorce petitions we receive 40% of all divorce petitions that Divorce-Online.co.uk have received…
Rank this Week: 651