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Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • May 23

    Will Ireland's Abortion Laws Be Changed May 25?

    Will Ireland's Abortion Laws Be Changed May 25?
    From BBC News: A referendum will take place on 25 May on whether to reform Ireland's strict abortion laws. The vote will decide whether to repeal a constitutional amendment that effectively bans terminations. It will be the country's sixth…
  • May 23

    Parents Evict Son

    Parents Evict Son
    From CNN: A 30-year-old man didn't get the message that it was time to move out of his parents' home, even after they left him five notices and an offer of cash to help find new digs. The New York...
  • May 23

    Irish Referendum on Abortion

    Irish Referendum on Abortion
    From CNN: Come May 25, Ireland will go to the polls in a referendum on whether to repeal the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution, which says a fetus has an equal right to life as the mother. A yes vote...
Rank this Week: 27

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: 92

Ohio Social Security Disability…

Ohio Social Security Disability Blog

Covers family law, criminal law, and social security SSD/SSI ssues in Ohio. By the Law Offices of John T. Nicholson.

http://www.johntnicholson.com/ohiolawblog/
Rank this Week: 107

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/
  • May 3

    Did your spouse acquire an interest in your separate property home or vice-versa? (Moore-Marsden)

    Did your spouse acquire an interest in your separate property home or vice-versa? (Moore-Marsden)
    You or your spouse bought a house before getting married. You and/or your spouse used your salaries, bonuses or passive income earned during marriage to make improvements or pay the mortgage. Now, you’re legally separating or…
  • Feb 2

    Don’t give up on your dreams because of your divorce

    Don’t give up on your dreams because of your divorce
    As a divorced-divorce lawyer, I know firsthand that divorce can knock the wind out of your sails, and kick you when you’re down. Over the last thirty years, I’ve been engaged, married, divorced, and cohabited. I made the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 116

Sam Hasler's Indiana Divorce &…

Sam Hasler's Indiana Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers child custody, child support and divorce.

http://haslerlaw2.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    For Those Using Free Forms From The Internet

    For Those Using Free Forms From The Internet
    Be careful of what you get. I have said this before but not quite as well as Wiggin & Nourie, P.A. does with its Is LegalZoom Legal?
  • Mar 20

    Prenuptial Agreements Are Good For Family Businesse

    Prenuptial Agreements Are Good For Family Businesse
    If you have a family business then read the following from The Williston Herald, Family roles play a part in farm operation, succession A family death brings questions about new roles: "To help deal with in-laws, Hanson is now a firm believer…
  • Mar 19

    Why Estate Planning?

    Why Estate Planning?
    Give Allinotte Law Office's Do you want to deal with this now or let your family deal with it later? a read. I think the article points out a few things not usually thought of when thinking of estate planning. Both the things needing…
Rank this Week: 191

New York Family Law Blog

New York Family Law Blog

Covers family law topics. Published by New York attorney, Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

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

    Matter of Lisa T v King T

    Matter of Lisa T v King T
    In this case, the petitioner filed against the respondent to whom she is married and has one child. The petitioner received a temporary order for protection against the respondent. This was ordered to direct the respondent to cease from all…
  • May 8

    Court Hears Petition for Relief to Renew

    Court Hears Petition for Relief to Renew
    P v. P 2018 NY Slip Op 02791 Decision Continue reading
  • May 1

    Matter of FF v FF

    Matter of FF v FF
    2018 NY Slip Op. 02781 April 25, 2018 Decision Continue reading
Rank this Week: 255

Kentucky Family Law Blog

Kentucky Family Law Blog

Covers family and divorce law. By Barrow & Weigel.

http://www.barrowweigel.com/blog
  • Mar 25

    New Top Lawyers Edition of Louisville Magazine

    New Top Lawyers Edition of Louisville Magazine
    Louisville Magazine has printed a special edition that contains the correct, complete list of Louisville’s Top Attorneys. The list was originally printed in the March, 2013 edition, but a printing error caused a substantial portion of…
  • Mar 25

    New Top Lawyers Edition of Louisville Magazine

    New Top Lawyers Edition of Louisville Magazine
    Louisville Magazine has printed a special edition that contains the correct, complete list of Louisville’s Top Attorneys. The list was originally printed in the March, 2013 edition, but a printing error caused a substantial portion of…
  • Mar 10

    Hugh W. Barrow Named as One of Louisville’s Top Lawyer

    Hugh W. Barrow Named as One of Louisville’s Top Lawyer
    Barrow Brown, PLLC is pleased to announce that Hugh W. Barrow was recognized in Louisville Magazine’s “Top Lawyers” issue.  The list of “Top Lawyers” was compiled from a survey of members of the…
Rank this Week: 206

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/
  • May 21

    Dealing with Your Parents' Divorce as a Teenager

    Dealing with Your Parents' Divorce as a Teenager
    Dealing with Your Parents' Divorce as a Teenager No matter how old you might be, facing your parents' divorce is never easy. As a teenager, it can be even more challenging. Your emotions may already be running all over the place with…
  • May 17

    How to Cope with an Uncooperative Co-Parent

    How to Cope with an Uncooperative Co-Parent
    How to Cope with an Uncooperative Co-Parent In a perfect world, after a divorce or separation, parents would be able to put the past behind them and come together as a team to raise happy and healthy children in a conflict-free environment.…
  • May 10

    5 Ideas for Supervised Visitation

    5 Ideas for Supervised Visitation
    5 Ideas for Supervised Visitation Supervised visitation allows parents to build healthy foundations for future relationships with their children, and offers opportunities for healing past issues in a safe environment. Because of the…
Rank this Week: 408

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Covers adoption, annulment, child abuse, child custody and support, cohabitation, property division, domestic violence, divorce and separation. By Jeanne Hannah.

http://jeannehannah.typepad.com/blog_jeanne_hannah_traver/
  • Apr 10

    Foster Care Placement: Should this be a Mitigating Factor in Sentencing?

    Foster Care Placement: Should this be a Mitigating Factor in Sentencing?
    Daniel Pollack and colleagues write recently of a challenging issue facing today's children, families, schools, courts, law enforcement, and communities. The topic is whether multiple foster care placements during childhood should be…
  • Feb 6

    From NCMEC | The Online Enticement of Children

    From NCMEC | The Online Enticement of Children
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has analyzed reported of patterns and trends of online child sexual predators and has compiled a report that focuses on offenders’ goals and tactics, the nature of child/offender…
  • Jan 29

    Bullying in School | By Students? | How Teachers Can Help

    Bullying in School | By Students? | How Teachers Can Help
    Bullying can have serious, and sometimes fatal consequences. Yesterday, August 2, 2017, CBS reported on the suicide of a 12-year-old girl--Mallory Grossman--who was a straight-A student who loved gymnastics. Mallory, killed herself on June 14…
Rank this Week: 299

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Covers bankruptcy, family law, divorce, DUI, criminal defense and general litigation.

http://arnoldwadsworth.com/blog/
  • Dec 6

    When Can the Office of Recovery Services (“ORS”) Collect Alimony?

    When Can the Office of Recovery Services (“ORS”) Collect Alimony?
    This issue causes a lot of heartache because ORS does not uniformly implement its regulations.  Implementation often depends on the caseworker, which is very frustrating. Here is the regulatory rule governing the issue. (R527-34-2):…
  • Jun 20

    A Brief Introduction to Utah Deficiency Action

    A Brief Introduction to Utah Deficiency Action
    When a lender forecloses on a mortgage and sells the property, it sometimes happens that the sale price does not cover the entire mortgaged amount. For example, you owe the bank $250,000 but the home only sells for $200,000 at auction. The…
  • Jun 15

    What You Need to Know About the Utah Driver’s License Appeal Process Following a DUI Arrest

    What You Need to Know About the Utah Driver’s License Appeal Process Following a DUI Arrest
    Millions of Americans rely on their driver’s license to legally drive to and from work, school, the grocery store, and other destinations. Losing it after a DUI arrest can be inconvenient at best, and life-changing at the worst. The DUI…
Rank this Week: 341

Crider Law P.C. Blog

Crider Law P.C. Blog

Covers elder law, estate planning and family law.

http://www.criderlaw.net/blog/
  • Dec 15

    Divorce Can Be Devastating for Older Women

    Divorce Can Be Devastating for Older Women
    Although the divorce rates in the United States are levelling off, divorce among baby boomers is on the rise. According to the Bowling Green National Center for Family and Marriage Research, baby boomer divorces more than doubled between 1990…
  • Dec 8

    Second or Third Marriages Call for Unique Planning

    Second or Third Marriages Call for Unique Planning
    Preparing for a second marriage comes with its own set of complications which makes it all the more important to plan ahead and ensure that your documents are truly protecting you and those that you love.   Data from the PEW Research…
  • Dec 1

    New Data Shows that the United States Divorce Rate is the Lowest It’s Been in 35 Year

    New Data Shows that the United States Divorce Rate is the Lowest It’s Been in 35 Year
    The National Center for Family and Marriage Research at Bowling Green State University explores U.S. census data to determine how many people are getting married or divorced based on key demographics. The year 2015 data shows that there were…
Rank this Week: 402

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

Covers employment law, personal injury and family law issues related to Texas and federal law.

http://kielichlawfirm.com/blog
  • Feb 16

    Spousal support in Texa

    Spousal support in Texa
    There is no guarantee of alimony or spousal maintenance in a Texas divorce. Texas, like many states, changed its family relations laws (our Texas Family Code) in recent decades to curb the power of family court judges in Fort Worth, Dallas,…
  • Feb 8

    7 Tips for Taking FMLA Leave — Fort Worth Employment Attorney

    7 Tips for Taking FMLA Leave — Fort Worth Employment Attorney
    Most of my work with clients involves helping clients after they have sought FMLA leave and the employer has already violated their FMLA rights but it’s equally as important that employees understand how to properly exercise their…
  • Feb 1

    Enforcing child support with child support liens and QDROs with Bedford Divorce Attorney

    Enforcing child support with child support liens and QDROs with Bedford Divorce Attorney
    Unpaid child support is a serious problems for many families where the child support may be the difference between keeping food on the table or lights on in the home. Enforcing child support in court can be a challenge when the child support…
Rank this Week: 342

Los Angeles Family Law Blog

Los Angeles Family Law Blog

Covers California divorce, child custody, child support, child visitation, and paternity. By Clarke Logan Young.

http://blog.clarkeyoung.com/
  • Feb 5

    Dividing Retirement Assets In High-Net-Worth Divorce

    Dividing Retirement Assets In High-Net-Worth Divorce
    Finding Hidden Retirement Plans Almost every divorce, whether the parties are low-net-worth or high-net-worth (HNW) individuals, involves dividing retirement assets.  Failing to divide these retirement assets properly can result in…
  • Feb 5

    Dividing Retirement Assets In High-Net-Worth Divorce

    Dividing Retirement Assets In High-Net-Worth Divorce
    Almost every divorce, whether low-net-worth or high-net-worth (HNW) individuals, involves dividing retirement assets, and failing to divide these retirement assets properly can result in significant, unanticipated, irreversible, negative…
  • Jan 20

    Borderline Personality Disorder Comes Slowly Out of the Shadow

    Borderline Personality Disorder Comes Slowly Out of the Shadow
    As an attorney who litigates Borderline divorces in Los Angeles and who consults nationally and internationally with spouses of Borderlines, attorneys and child custody evaluators, watching Borderline Personality Disorder (“BPD”)…
Rank this Week: 288

New Jersey Divorce Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyers Blog

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

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

    New Jersey Fault Grounds That Affect Alimony

    New Jersey Fault Grounds That Affect Alimony
    For years divorcing couples have heard that New Jersey courts do not consider fault when it comes to determining whether alimony should be awarded. This is true. In most cases marital fault is irrelevant to a determination of alimony.…
  • Dec 9

    New Jersey Fault Grounds That Affect Alimony

    New Jersey Fault Grounds That Affect Alimony
    For years divorcing couples have heard that New Jersey courts do not consider fault when it comes to determining whether alimony should be awarded. This is true. In most cases marital fault is irrelevant to a determination of alimony.…
  • Dec 9

    New Jersey Fault Grounds That Affect Alimony

    New Jersey Fault Grounds That Affect Alimony
    For years divorcing couples have heard that New Jersey courts do not consider fault when it comes to determining whether alimony should be awarded. This is true. In most cases marital fault is irrelevant to a determination of alimony.…
Rank this Week: 429

Families and the Law

Families and the Law

By Catherine Earnshaw-Hobbs.

http://earnshawlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 17

    Eastern District sets out conflict rules for lawyer

    Eastern District sets out conflict rules for lawyer
    One of the games that used to be played by folks wanting a dissolution of their marriage was to go "lawyer shopping" with all of the top domestic firms in their area. The point of the game wasn't really to find a lawyer - although one of the…
  • Jun 23

    World Cup song - go Team USA

    World Cup song - go Team USA
    Our children are all soccer fans. With the World Cup going on this week - this post is for them and for all the rest of you out there who are soccer fans. Go Team USA! The song is called "Represent" and is done by a group called Weezer…
  • Apr 9

    April Family Law Linky Dink

    April Family Law Linky Dink
    Under the category of what was she thinking - a Tennessee woman put an 8 year boy she had adopted from Russia on a plane with a one-way ticket to Moscow.Justice John Paul Stevens has announced his upcoming retirement. The announcement comes…
Rank this Week: 338

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Covers divorce and family law in Illinois.

http://www.mevorahlaw.com/dupage-county-divorce-lawyers
  • May 23

    Who Pays for Extracurricular Activities After a Divorce?

    Who Pays for Extracurricular Activities After a Divorce?
    If you are going through a divorce and have children, there are a number of important decisions you need to make. You have to determine where your children will live and how frequently they will spend time with their non-custodial…
  • May 16

    Tips to Help Your Teen Cope with Divorce

    Tips to Help Your Teen Cope with Divorce
    Divorce is difficult for children of all ages. However, it is particularly challenging for teenagers who are facing peer pressure and balancing school, extracurricular activities, college applications, and a social life. If you do not help…
  • May 9

    Differences Between Guardianship and Adoption

    Differences Between Guardianship and Adoption
    Adoption is a familiar term that most people understand. However, guardianship is less known even though it is a popular alternative to adoption. In Illinois and other states, you can seek legal guardianship of a child who is under 18 years…
Rank this Week: 1002

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

Covers estate planning, HOA & condo associations and family law in North Carolina.

http://lawfirmcarolinas.com/blog/
  • May 23

    Personalizing Your Personal Injury Claim

    Personalizing Your Personal Injury Claim
    When people find out that I am an attorney, it is not uncommon for them to share with me their own experiences with the law.  Most often, these recollections involve a claim for personal injuries they suffered due to the negligence of a…
  • May 22

    Statutory Update: Passage of the Assumed Business Name Act

    Statutory Update: Passage of the Assumed Business Name Act
    "Statutory Update: Passage of the Assumed Business Name Act" blog by Adam Marshall at Black, Slaughter & Black, P.A. Continue reading → The post Statutory Update: Passage of the Assumed Business Name Act appeared first on Black…
  • May 18

    South Carolina Legislative Update: Bill Affecting HOAs and Condos Signed Into Law

    South Carolina Legislative Update: Bill Affecting HOAs and Condos Signed Into Law
    A South Carolina bill we have been watching for more than a year was signed into law by the Governor yesterday, May 17, 2018.  House Bill 3886 is the first SC bill specifically directed at homeowners associations and condominiums in…
Rank this Week: 555

Learn About Law

Learn About Law

Law can be complicated and hard to navigate, which is why we’re here to help make it easier to understand. In Learn About Law, our weekly podcast and videoblog, attorney Kevin O’Flaherty covers various aspects and areas of the law in a way you don’t need a law degree to understand. From estate planning to family law, you can gain the knowledge you need to help you with your legal issue or to simply fulfill your curiosity.

http://learn-about-law.com
  • May 23

    Parenting Plans Explained | Illinois Joint Parenting Agreement

    Parenting Plans Explained | Illinois Joint Parenting Agreement
    In this article, we will examine the important details of Illinois parenting plans to determine the allocation of parenting time and responsibility in divorce and paternity cases, including how to file a parenting plan, what’s typically…
  • May 21

    Illinois Divorce Forms Explained

    Illinois Divorce Forms Explained
    In this article we will explain the forms necessary for a couple to file for a divorce in Illinois, including “where to find the required forms for an Illinois divorce,” “What are the Required Forms for an Illinois…
  • May 17

    How to Respond to a Restraining Order | Illinois Orders of Protection

    How to Respond to a Restraining Order | Illinois Orders of Protection
    In this article, we will explain how to respond to a restraining order or order of protection in Illinois, including how to file a response to an Illinois restraining order, what to do at the court hearing, and your right to appeal if the…
Rank this Week: 1014

Texas Family Law Blog

Texas Family Law Blog

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

http://www.austintexaslegal.com/Blog/
  • May 23

    What to Know About Child Custody Before Going to Court

    What to Know About Child Custody Before Going to Court
      Child custody is undeniably one of the major issues debated on in the wake of a divorce. In divorces that involve children, child custody and conservatorship is an issue that always comes up. One of the most commonly discussed issues…
  • May 18

    When Child Support Does Not Follow the Statutory Guideline

    When Child Support Does Not Follow the Statutory Guideline
      Child support is a sensitive matter that is usually based on statutory guidelines. Unfortunately, in some cases, these statutory guidelines may not be applicable. These guidelines are from the Texas Family Code, which states the level…
  • May 14

    The Role of an Ad Litem in a Custody Case

    The Role of an Ad Litem in a Custody Case
     Ad litem in a Texas Family Law case is unfortunately not a commonly discussed topic. You could be reading articles and finding information about child support, child custody, property division and many other common issues related to…
Rank this Week: 522

Anderson & Associates, P.C. Blog

Anderson & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers child custody, child support, property division, spousal support, and paternity.

https://www.andersonandassociatespc.com/schaumburg-divorce-lawyer
  • May 23

    Navigating a DCFS Adoption in Illinoi

    Navigating a DCFS Adoption in Illinoi
    Additions to your family can come in many forms, and adoption is one method that is beneficial for both parents and children. One great option for many families is adopting a child through the Illinois Department of Children and Family…
  • May 16

    4 Reasons to Consider a Collaborative Divorce

    4 Reasons to Consider a Collaborative Divorce
    When you think of the word divorce, you probably think of scenes in movies and television with couples screaming at each other over their issues and sitting in the courtroom while a judge decides their fate. However, the reality is that many…
  • May 8

    Illinois Prenuptial Agreements 101

    Illinois Prenuptial Agreements 101
    When you are engaged, there are so many things to talk about--the honeymoon, the dress, the reception--but one of the not-so-fun things that you should discuss is getting a prenuptial agreement, or prenup. Doing so may save you in the event…
Rank this Week: 1023

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, child custody, and child support in Florida. By Wolf, Atter & Wolf, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 888

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/
  • May 23

    What Should Mothers Do When They Lose Custodial Fights?

    What Should Mothers Do When They Lose Custodial Fights?
    For a parent, there is no greater loss after a divorce than losing custodial rights of their children. There are many grounds on which a court in California can award custodial rights to a father. Substance addiction, abuse and neglect are…
  • May 22

    Top Myths About California Premarital Agreement

    Top Myths About California Premarital Agreement
    One of the most important things couples need to discuss before getting married is whether they should opt for a premarital or prenuptial agreement (prenup). Almost everyone around you will have some views or the other regarding prenups.…
  • May 22

    Reasons Why Some Women Are Happier After They Get Divorced

    Reasons Why Some Women Are Happier After They Get Divorced
    When the Kingston University conducted a study for analyzing whether women had a negative effect after divorce or not, the result was quite surprising. About ten thousand people were surveyed as a part of this research and the respondents…
Rank this Week: 528

Family Law Advisor Blog

Family Law Advisor Blog

By Goranson Bain, PLLC.

http://www.gbfamilylaw.com/articles/
  • May 22

    Preparing for Divorce When You Have Children With Disabilitie

    Preparing for Divorce When You Have Children With Disabilitie
    Divorce is an exceptionally difficult process for the entire family. When there is a child with special needs involved in a divorce, this process can seem even more daunting. It is important to evaluate each aspect of the parenting plan…
  • Apr 30

    Divorcing Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder

    Divorcing Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder
    Divorce is difficult for almost any couple but divorcing a spouse with Borderline Personality Disorder may be exponentially more difficult. Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental illness marked by an ongoing pattern of varying…
  • Apr 17

    4 Helpful Tips to Becoming Successful Co-Parent

    4 Helpful Tips to Becoming Successful Co-Parent
    Post-divorce or post-separation communications with your former spouse or the other parent may be awkward at first. During your divorce, you may have relied upon your attorney to handle most of the communication between you and the other…
Rank this Week: 1004

Calabrese Associates Blog

Calabrese Associates Blog

Covers family law issues.

http://www.dupagefamilylaw.com/naperville-attorney
  • May 22

    Getting Divorced Does Not Make You a Failure

    Getting Divorced Does Not Make You a Failure
    Reconciling your divorce with your own emotions may mean overcoming the idea that you are a failure. Your vow upon marriage was to spend the rest of your lives together. Ending your marriage before then means you failed in that mission. Once…
  • May 15

    Repairing Your Relationship With Your Children After Divorce

    Repairing Your Relationship With Your Children After Divorce
    Obtaining a fair share of parenting time is one part of being a good post-divorce parent. You also must use your parenting time to develop a positive relationship with your children. In your children’s eyes, you are not the same parent…
  • May 3

    Keys to Having an Amicable Divorce Proce

    Keys to Having an Amicable Divorce Proce
    An amicable divorce process has more to do with your state of mind than with the circumstances of your divorce. You can always find something to argue over if you are bitter towards your spouse. Conversely, you can settle contentious issues…
Rank this Week: 992

Freed Marcroft Blog

Freed Marcroft Blog

Covers Connecticut estate planning, family, real estate, litigation, business and non-profit planning, and LGBT immigration law.

http://freedmarcroft.com/category/blog/
  • May 22

    It’s Time to Talk About Arnie . . .

    It’s Time to Talk About Arnie . . .
    Steve Bochco died last month at age 74. It was big news. Bochco developed and produced some of the most influential TV shows of the last forty years — shows that set the stage for the golden age of TV we’re in the middle of right…
  • May 18

    What Prenups Have To Do with the Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Wedding of the Year

    What Prenups Have To Do with the Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Wedding of the Year
    Grab your fascinator, clot the cream, and set your alarm clock – there’s a royal wedding on the horizon!  Celebrity weddings are always fodder for rumors and gossip and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s upcoming nuptials…
  • May 8

    Best of Hartford 2018 – This One’s For You!

    Best of Hartford 2018 – This One’s For You!
    Freed Marcroft is honored to have been voted Best Law Firm in the Best of Hartford Magazine 2018 Reader’s Poll for the fourth consecutive year. We love the work we do because we get to help people begin living the lives they previously…
Rank this Week: 561

Divorce & Family Law Blog

Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers the divorce process. By Ramos Law Group PLLC.

https://ramosfamilylaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1007

Brownn Family Law

Brownn Family Law

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

http://www.mnfamilylawblog.com/
  • May 21

    Does Having ADHD Predispose You to Divorce?

    Does Having ADHD Predispose You to Divorce?
    ADHD’s not just for kids; experts estimate that four percent of the adult population in the United States lives with the disorder. Some mask symptoms well; others find themselves in a state of constant disarray. For many, this spills…
  • May 14

    Getting Separated From Someone Who Has Dementia — How to Handle It

    Getting Separated From Someone Who Has Dementia — How to Handle It
    Separation and divorce are increasingly common among seniors. From pensions to placement in assisted living facilities, these splits hold unique repercussions for older couples. Not all complications involve retirement, however. If your…
  • May 7

    Finding an Attorney Who Doesn’t Violate Your Value

    Finding an Attorney Who Doesn’t Violate Your Value
    Your ideal attorney needs so much more than a long resume. This person should share your most cherished values. How do you determine what values, exactly, your most promising legal prospects hold? Read on to find out: Determine What You…
Rank this Week: 674

Rochester Family Lawyer Blog

Rochester Family Lawyer Blog

Covers child support, domestic relations, and family law in New York. By Alexander Korotkin.

http://rochesterfamilylawyer.korotkinlaw.com
  • May 20

    Temporary Spousal Maintenance and Marital Residence Expense

    Temporary Spousal Maintenance and Marital Residence Expense
    One issue that keeps coming up repeatedly in appellate decisions is whether  the party paying temporary spousal maintenance, can also be ordered to pay carrying costs of the marital residence.   In Rouis v. Rouis, 156…
  • Jan 7

    Exclusive Possession of Marital Residence Revisited

    Exclusive Possession of Marital Residence Revisited
    I have previously written about exclusive possession of a marital residence during a pending divorce action.  The applicable standard requires a showing of a marital strife and that the parties were unable to coexist in the same…
  • Sep 4

    Expanding Definition of What It Means to Be a Parent

    Expanding Definition of What It Means to Be a Parent
    The New York State Court of Appeals ruled last week in Brooke S.B. v Elizabeth A.C.C., 2016 N.Y. Slip. Op. 05903, that a loving caretaker who is not related to, or the adoptive guardian of, a child could still be permitted to ask…
Rank this Week: 914

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • May 20

    To complain or not to complain: feeding a more productive and valuable cycle

    To complain or not to complain: feeding a more productive and valuable cycle
    Harvard Business Review help us know what to do when we feel like complaining at work. The principles provide a road map for our other relationships as well. Peter Bregman shares 5 steps to taking effective action and writes…
  • May 2

    Scammers fishing for cheater

    Scammers fishing for cheater
    CNBC and others, like KrebsOnSecurity, are highlighting scammers spamming affluent neighborhoods with letters declaring “I know you cheated on your wife.” Jennifer Schlesinger and Andrea Day write (excerpt): “The amount of…
  • Apr 5

    Getting gross with your partner: Better relationships through dishwashing

    Getting gross with your partner: Better relationships through dishwashing
    The Atlantic reports on the Council of Contemporary Families’ study describing the correlation between who does that dishes and how strong a couples’ relationship is and how long it will last. The Counsil reports that women in…
Rank this Week: 911

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

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

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • May 18

    Three Questions to Determine if You Need to Worry About the GDPR

    Three Questions to Determine if You Need to Worry About the GDPR
    With one week left before the EU’s General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) takes effect, we have been fielding a lot of questions about how, or if, it applies to businesses here in Lancaster. Here are three questions to help you…
  • May 15

    How to Avoid Declarant Liability in a Condominium

    How to Avoid Declarant Liability in a Condominium
    Very often, a real estate developer is only active in a project until the subdivision plan is approved.  At that point, the developer often sells some or all of the development rights to the builders who actually construct and sell the…
  • May 14

    Use Caution When Using Social Media Searches in the Hiring Proce

    Use Caution When Using Social Media Searches in the Hiring Proce
    This post is part of our ongoing series exploring the impact of technology on legal issues. For an introduction to the series and a collection of the posts in the series, check out this post. The hiring process is a key component of operating…
Rank this Week: 591

Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

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

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

    Genetic Testing in New York Child Support Case

    Genetic Testing in New York Child Support Case
    In a recent post, we looked at the court’s power – and, in some cases, obligation – to order a DNA test in New York paternity proceedings. New York lawmakers have passed a similar, albeit slightly different, statute…
  • May 11

    DNA Testing in New York Paternity Case

    DNA Testing in New York Paternity Case
    Ever since the time that DNA testing has been recognized as a reliable method of determining paternity, family courts across the country have relied upon the testing to resolve disputes over paternity. Indeed, the New York Family Court Act…
  • Apr 29

    What are Unreimbursed Business Employee Expenses in New York Child Support and Maintenance?

    What are Unreimbursed Business Employee Expenses in New York Child Support and Maintenance?
    Divorce or family law issues for unmarried people is a complicated time for any couple, but situations can become far more complex when children are added into the mix. Not only do New York divorce attorneys and the New York Supreme or Family…
Rank this Week: 632

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • May 18

    What Parenting Styles Are Different Between Co-Parent

    What Parenting Styles Are Different Between Co-Parent
    If anybody told you co-parenting was easy, they were either lying to you or woefully misinformed. Co-parenting with your former partner can be quite a challenge after your divorce, even if the divorce itself was fairly amicable. When your…
  • May 11

    Navigating Social Media While Your Divorce Is Pending

    Navigating Social Media While Your Divorce Is Pending
    If you are going through a divorce, be careful with how you use social media. If you are the type of person who shares every thought and moment of your day with your followers, now is the time to start tapering off your social media usage…
  • May 4

    The Four Parenting Styles: Which Are You?

    The Four Parenting Styles: Which Are You?
    In the 1960s, developmental psychologist Diana Baumrind identified three distinct parenting styles: authoritarian, authoritative, and permissive. Later, researchers Maccoby and Martin theorized that the parenting style identified as…
Rank this Week: 1042

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers family and divorce issues including child custody, support, alimony, adoption and paternity. By Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C.

http://www.oakbrooklaw.com/illinois-divorce
  • May 17

    How Is Spousal Maintenance Calculated in Illinois?

    How Is Spousal Maintenance Calculated in Illinois?
    When two people decide to divorce, one of the most common questions that comes up is the issue of the payment of maintenance , a form of spousal support in Illinois. While not every divorce will result in someone paying spousal support,…
  • May 17

    How Is Spousal Support Calculated in Illinois?

    How Is Spousal Support Calculated in Illinois?
    When two people decide to divorce, one of the most common questions that come up in nearly every proceeding is the issue of spousal support, also called maintenance. While not every divorce will result in someone paying spousal support, the…
  • May 3

    Cohabitation and Spousal Support

    Cohabitation and Spousal Support
    Cohabitation is a legal concept that has been around for as long as marriage, but it has only recently begun to acquire legal significance in the last two or three decades, at least in the United States. Cohabitating is done by couples who…
Rank this Week: 1013

Penglase & Benson Law Blog

Penglase & Benson Law Blog

Covers wills and trusts, DUI and criminal law, personal injuries and auto accidents, and general legal advice.

http://www.penglaseandbenson.com/blog/
  • May 17

    What to Do If You’re Involved in a Pedestrian Accident

    What to Do If You’re Involved in a Pedestrian Accident
    In our last blog post, we wrote about the dangers of texting while driving. But what about motor vehicle accidents that are the result of texting while walking? It turns out that can be equally as deadly, according to a recent report from the…
  • May 7

    Phones Down: How to Reduce Distracted Driving

    Phones Down: How to Reduce Distracted Driving
    Andrea Lenk and Alicia Nicholson probably thought Feb. 6, 2016 would unfold like any other day. But driving through Cumberland County, Pennsylvania that day, they crossed paths in the most horrific way possible: Lenk ran a stop sign and…
  • Apr 24

    What are the Consequences of a Second-Offense DUI in Pennsylvania?

    What are the Consequences of a Second-Offense DUI in Pennsylvania?
    By now you might have read the story of Tasha Lynn Schleicher, whom police have described as “one of the worst DUI offenders in the United States.” Earlier this month, Schleicher, of Minnesota, was arrested for drunk driving in…
Rank this Week: 1076

Dominion Law Group, LLP Blog

Dominion Law Group, LLP Blog

Covers family law, child custody, support and visitation concerns.

http://www.dominionlaw.com/family-law-blog
  • May 17

    Appropriate and Inappropriate Clothing Choices for Your Divorce Hearing

    Appropriate and Inappropriate Clothing Choices for Your Divorce Hearing
    The process of filing for divorce can make for a very stressful experience. When a married couple decides to file for divorce, each party can be affected financially and emotionally, and each spouse’s self-esteem can be destroyed. When…
  • Apr 22

    Why Do Millennials Avoid Marriage?

    Why Do Millennials Avoid Marriage?
    Marriage can be one of the most exciting events in a person’s life. With the time and commitment put into the relationship, it is a relief to see everything pay off after each spouse exchanges vows. Even though many couples plan to get…
  • Apr 15

    Grandparents Visitation Rights in California

    Grandparents Visitation Rights in California
    Going through a divorce has been proven to be one of the most challenging experiences for parents who decide to file. When children are involved, divorce tends to be a much more complicated process. Making decisions on child support, child…
Rank this Week: 991

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/
  • May 16

    Actual or Constructive Knowledge Necessary Element in Indiana Slip-and-Fall Lawsuit

    Actual or Constructive Knowledge Necessary Element in Indiana Slip-and-Fall Lawsuit
    Justices for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently issued an opinion in an Indiana slip-and-fall lawsuit filed after a woman suffered an injurious fall at a pharmaceutical chain store. The court was asked to consider…
  • May 2

    Pre-Existing Condition Doesn’t Bar Indiana Employee From Receiving Workers’ Compensation

    Pre-Existing Condition Doesn’t Bar Indiana Employee From Receiving Workers’ Compensation
    The pre-existing obesity and smoking habits of an Indiana pizzeria employee injured at work didn’t prevent the worker’s ability to receive temporary total disability benefits when the employer failed to produce evidence showing…
  • Apr 19

    Study: Full Moon Linked to Motorcycle Accident Mortality Rate

    Study: Full Moon Linked to Motorcycle Accident Mortality Rate
    Most motorcyclists have a checklist they go through every time they head out. Pre-ride inspections usually involve making sure the bike is generally in good working order, the portable GPS is queued up, and they have all of the proper gear,…
Rank this Week: 558

RandyWallace

RandyWallace

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

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

    A new scam email targeting lawyers making the round

    A new scam email targeting lawyers making the round
    Not a day goes by that I don’t receive some sort of scam or spoofed email.  Generally the emails read as if they went through google’s translate function and almost always include the word “kindly.”  I am not…
  • May 4

    Car wrecks involving public employees engaged in police or fire protection

    Car wrecks involving public employees engaged in police or fire protection
    Negligence actions based on the acts or omissions of state governmental employees are generally subject to the Mississippi Tort Claims Act.  Government employees include those employed by the State of Mississippi and its political…
  • Feb 28

    Chronic Wasting Disease in Mississippi – Where to Find Current Information

    Chronic Wasting Disease in Mississippi – Where to Find Current Information
    On February 9, 2018, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks issued a press release stating that chronic wasting disease had been found in Mississippi.  The positive test came from a 4 1/2 year old buck that was…
Rank this Week: 607

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

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

    How Can I Make the Most of Time with My Kids?

    How Can I Make the Most of Time with My Kids?
    Dear Carolyn, I am a father of a beautiful 8-year-old daughter and a handsome 10-year-old son.  I live here, but the mother lives in California.  The mother has custody, but the children will be visiting with me for the last two…
  • May 14

    Ask Carolyn: Who Gets the Dependency Exemptions?

    Ask Carolyn: Who Gets the Dependency Exemptions?
    Dear Carolyn: My ex and I share the children fifty-fifty.  We have three children.  I make approximately $25,000 more than the other parent.  I pay child support even though I have them half the time.  Our child support…
  • May 9

    Ask Carolyn: My Soon-to-Be Ex Would Rather Get Alimony Than Work!

    Ask Carolyn: My Soon-to-Be Ex Would Rather Get Alimony Than Work!
    Dear Carolyn, I work and make a good income.  During our marriage, my wife worked for a while, but stopped when we had children.  She has and maintains a CPA license.  We have a 15-year-old with some discipline problems and…
Rank this Week: 978

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • May 15

    SUPPORT CONTEMPT: PUNISHMENT DELAYED MAY MEAN PUNISHMENT DENIED

    SUPPORT CONTEMPT: PUNISHMENT DELAYED MAY MEAN PUNISHMENT DENIED
    It happens every day throughout the Commonwealth.  It is support contempt court and the crowd is large and anxious. On Valentine’s Day, 2017 a contempt hearing was scheduled with the petitioner being the grandmother of two young…
  • May 7

    AUTHENTICATION OF SOCIAL MEDIA; NO EASY MATTER

    AUTHENTICATION OF SOCIAL MEDIA; NO EASY MATTER
    In a published decision reported on March 15, 2018, the Superior Court has addressed what it takes, at least in a criminal setting, to tie a Facebook posting to a defendant charged with a serious crime. Tyler Mangel and Matthew Craft were…
  • Apr 27

    SUPERIOR COURT DEALS BLOW TO “DISSIPATION” THEORIES IN EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION

    SUPERIOR COURT DEALS BLOW TO “DISSIPATION” THEORIES IN EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION
    A recent case published by the Superior Court gives us some insight into one issue which has thus far evaded appellate review and affirms in principle that alimony remains a secondary remedy and one which is awarded based upon need. Core…
Rank this Week: 718

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

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

    Threats and Stalking Can Result in Washington Domestic Violence Protection Order

    Threats and Stalking Can Result in Washington Domestic Violence Protection Order
    Romantic and familial relationships can grow contentious and sometimes become violent.  Sometimes relationships can become so contentious that one party seeks to have a court intervene and issue a civil protection order to prevent the…
  • May 11

    Washington Landlord Not Liable to Tenant’s Guest for Injuries Outside Common Area

    Washington Landlord Not Liable to Tenant’s Guest for Injuries Outside Common Area
    Many people think that a landowner is responsible for injuries that occur upon his or her property.  Landowners are often liable, but Washington premises liability attorneys know that it is the possessor of the land who generally has…
  • Apr 19

    Washington Appeals Court Finds PIP Application Is Confidential Work Product

    Washington Appeals Court Finds PIP Application Is Confidential Work Product
    When Washington car accident victims apply for no-fault benefits from their own insurer, they may not consider that the information contained in the application could affect their claim against the at-fault driver.  In a recent case,…
Rank this Week: 1009

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • May 6

    Ayo & Iken Recap – May 2018

    Ayo & Iken Recap – May 2018
    Our dedicated group of attorneys at Ayo & Iken continue to make a difference in their clients lives on a day-to-day basis tackling the toughest legal situations. It has been a busy time for the firm as the cases we have tackled have run…
  • Apr 25

    Social Media: The Courts Are Watching

    Social Media: The Courts Are Watching
    Social media’s domination of society is having an effect on the court system as well and experts are now starting to quantify its impact on the legal system and how attorneys will use it to benefit their clients in both criminal and…
  • Apr 24

    Difficulties Divorcing a Narcissist

    Difficulties Divorcing a Narcissist
    As American writer Jonathan Franzen wrote, “nice people don’t necessarily fall in love with nice people.” If you have been married to a narcissist for any length of time, you are probably painfully aware of this fact.…
Rank this Week: 524

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
  • May 2

    April 2018 Notable Traffic Win

    April 2018 Notable Traffic Win
    We had another busy month.  Below we feature reckless driving and other notable case results from traffic court from April of 2018.  Wins featured below include speeds at over 90 mph and include cities such as Virginia Beach,…
  • Feb 21

    Norfolk Circuit Court – Hit and Fun Felony avoided

    Norfolk Circuit Court – Hit and Fun Felony avoided
    DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. February 20, 2018, Norfolk Circuit…
  • Feb 21

    Traffic Wins in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake (Jan-Feb 2018)

    Traffic Wins in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake (Jan-Feb 2018)
    Below are some recent wins in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake General District Court. DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY…
Rank this Week: 638

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.charlottedivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • May 2

    Supreme Court Wades Into Divorce Dispute

    Supreme Court Wades Into Divorce Dispute
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What is an Absolute Divorce?” It is exceedingly rare for a case about divorce to make its way before the U.S. Supreme Court. The Supreme Court typically…
  • Apr 11

    Philippines Moves One Step Closer To Allowing Divorce

    Philippines Moves One Step Closer To Allowing Divorce
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What is an Absolute Divorce?” Divorce, though seldom celebrated, is a process taken for granted by many in the United States and other countries around the…
  • Mar 28

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Forgo A Prenup

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Forgo A Prenup
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How will the judge divide our property?” It is a fairly common practice in the United States to consider a prenup before marriage. This is especially true if…
Rank this Week: 619

Divorce Lawyer in Augusta, Georgia

Divorce Lawyer in Augusta, Georgia

Offers tips and information about Georgia divorces. By the Goolsby Law Firm.

http://divorcelawyerinaugustageorgia.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    CELEBRITY DIVORCES: CHANNING TATUM

    CELEBRITY DIVORCES: CHANNING TATUM
    [Photo of Channing Tatum from wikipedia]According to various news reports, including People Magazine, Channing Tatum and his wife, Jenna Dewan, are still spending family time together with their four year old daughter.The couple had…
  • May 1

    COMMON DIVORCE ISSUES TO CONSIDER

    COMMON DIVORCE ISSUES TO CONSIDER
    [Courthouse photo from wikipedia]Let's assume you have decided to get a divorce in Augusta, Georgia, here are just some of the common issues for you to consider:Make a list of property items which you would want to take with you;Make a list…
  • Mar 14

    CELEBRITY DIVORCES: ANNA FARIS SELLING HOUSE

    CELEBRITY DIVORCES: ANNA FARIS SELLING HOUSE
    [Photo of Anna Faris from wikipedia]This is a divorce-related blog written by the divorce attorneys of the Goolsby Law Firm, LLC, located in Augusta, Georgia. We offer practical information and tips for divorcing parties to discuss with their…
Rank this Week: 491

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

Covers mediation, arbitration and family/divorce law in NJ.

https://www.sannsmediation.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    Parental Alienation Day: April 25

    Parental Alienation Day: April 25
    Parental alienation can be a huge problem for divorced or estranged parents.  Parental alienation, sometimes called Hostile Aggressive Parenting, is a behavior by a parent, or another caretaker or adult a child trusts, such as…
  • Apr 11

    Your Divorce Decree Does Not Mean It’s Over

    Your Divorce Decree Does Not Mean It’s Over
    You go through the process of getting your divorce and the court grants it.  You’re finished with the process, right?  Wrong!  There is still plenty to be done, as this recent Forbes article indicates. What then? Look…
  • Feb 9

    Your NJ Divorce is Enforced in Family Part, Not Special Civil Part

    Your NJ Divorce is Enforced in Family Part, Not Special Civil Part
    An Appellate Division case is a recent reminder of how to enforce a property settlement agreement (PSA) in a divorce.  Divorces are granted and adjudicated in the Family Part of the Chancery Division of NJ Superior Court. …
Rank this Week: 771