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The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    Quick Guide to the Financial Declaration in Family Court

    Quick Guide to the Financial Declaration in Family Court
    Some of the most frequent questions we get are “Why does the other side need to know how much money I have in my bank account?” or “What difference does it make how much I have in my retirement account?” These…
  • Aug 18

    3 Reasons Why It's Smart to Handle a High Net-Worth Divorce Out of Court

    3 Reasons Why It's Smart to Handle a High Net-Worth Divorce Out of Court
    When a couple with a high net-worth begins the divorce process, the monetary value of their assets will automatically add another layer of complexity to already immensely difficult time for their family. While you may often read that the…
  • Aug 16

    But I Saw it on TV... Don't Let TV Lawyers Write Your Separation Agreement

    But I Saw it on TV... Don't Let TV Lawyers Write Your Separation Agreement
    Our team of family law attorneys is used to hearing the words “equitable division” or “equitable apportionment,” but they can be confusing to our clients. Too often, a misunderstanding of the law can lead one or both…
Rank this Week: 18

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: 55

CEB blog

CEB blog

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

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Sep 20

    How Tenants Can Get Remedies for Habitability Violations and Nuisance

    How Tenants Can Get Remedies for Habitability Violations and Nuisance
    When a landlord severely neglects maintenance issues or another tenant’s behavior causes a nuisance, California law gives tenants several ways to get relief. Tenants dealing with habitability violations or nuisances can bring an…
  • Sep 18

    Checklist: What to Do If Summary Judgment Is Denied

    Checklist: What to Do If Summary Judgment Is Denied
    You moved for summary judgment but your motion was denied. Here’s a checklist of four things to ask yourself. __   1.  Are there any new or different facts, circumstances, or law that couldn’t have been presented…
  • Sep 15

    Don’t Let Your Ethical Duties Get Lost in the Cloud

    Don’t Let Your Ethical Duties Get Lost in the Cloud
    The following is a guest blog post by Perry L. Segal, an attorney and management consultant at Charon Law, Redwood City. Mr. Segal has over 25 years of combined experience in law and technology. He is co-chair of the California Council of…
Rank this Week: 81

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Sep 21

    Hurricanes and Victims of Domestic Abuse

    Hurricanes and Victims of Domestic Abuse
    From The New York Times: Natural disasters like hurricanes Harvey and Irma can displace people and leave them scrambling to find stability and routine. But during catastrophes, victims of domestic violence face a unique challenge: seeking…
  • Sep 20

    Feminists and Campus Assault Policy

    Feminists and Campus Assault Policy
    From The Boston Globe: When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos last week announced plans to revise the nation’s guidelines on campus sexual assault, the predictable din of outrage drowned out the applause from some unlikely corners of college…
  • Sep 19

    Shared Parenting for Kid

    Shared Parenting for Kid
    From Boston Herald: What two factors vastly increase the likelihood of a healthy and happy future for kids after divorce? Mom and Dad. With the important exception of children who need protection from an abusive or negligent parent, “shared…
Rank this Week: 117

Divorce Law Journal

Divorce Law Journal

Covers adoptions, business valuation, collaborative family law, debt division, grandparent visitation, maintenance, relocation and same sex issues. By Diana L. Skaggs.

http://louisvilledivorce.typepad.com/info/
Rank this Week: 114

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Sep 15

    Can My Ex Transfer Her Parental Rights To Her Parents?

    Can My Ex Transfer Her Parental Rights To Her Parents?
    Question: My ex joined the military over a year ago and left my son with her mother. I have supervised visits but would like to have primary custody since my ex is not in the picture as much. Can she just transfer her parental rights like…
  • Sep 14

    Enforcing Family Court Orders With Contempt Action

    Enforcing Family Court Orders With Contempt Action
    Court-issued orders during or after divorce, such as a child support order or visitation schedule, are legally binding. Failing to abide by the conditions listed in the order can lead to you being held in contempt and will subject you to…
  • Sep 13

    Video: Responding To Divorce Paper

    Video: Responding To Divorce Paper
    Divorce is one of those things that you often don’t get the chance to prepare for. When you’re unexpectedly served with divorce papers, it can create waves of panic about what steps you need to take and what your future is going…
Rank this Week: 164

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/
Rank this Week: 177

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

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

https://www.sannsmediation.com/blog/
  • Aug 7

    Is a NJ Domestic Partnership Equal to Marriage?

    Is a NJ Domestic Partnership Equal to Marriage?
    Before civil unions, same sex couples could enter into a formal arrangement through New Jersey’s Domestic Partnership (DPA) Act/law.  The DPA gave certain rights and obligations to the couple entering the domestic partnership.…
  • Jul 25

    Dealing with an Unwanted Divorce

    Dealing with an Unwanted Divorce
    The Unwanted Divorce In many of the divorces I mediate, it is clear to me that one party wants the divorce far more than the other.  Or certainly, one is further down the road of acceptance than the other.  In NJ, public policy is…
  • Jul 17

    Conflict and Divorce Quote — Norman Cousin

    Conflict and Divorce Quote — Norman Cousin
    “Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences.” — Norman Cousins (1915 – 1990), American political journalist, author, professor, and world peace advocate. One of the goals of mediation is to anticipate…
Rank this Week: 194

Texas Family Law Blog

Texas Family Law Blog

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

http://www.austintexaslegal.com/Blog/
  • Sep 21

    How To Establish Paternity in Texa

    How To Establish Paternity in Texa
    When a married couple has a child, even without properly establishing paternity, people will automatically assume that the husband is the father. In order for that thought to be legally changed at court, ample evidence is necessary.…
  • Sep 20

    Dealing With Your Spouse’s Hidden Assets in a Texas Divorce

    Dealing With Your Spouse’s Hidden Assets in a Texas Divorce
     It is normal to be anxious about many things when thinking about getting a Texas divorce. You may have heard of horror stories about getting a divorce from your friends or acquaintances who have been through it. It’s…
  • Sep 19

    Coping Successfully and Facing a New Life After Your Divorce in Texa

    Coping Successfully and Facing a New Life After Your Divorce in Texa
    A divorce in Texas or anywhere else, is definitely life-changing. It could be a major turning point in your life. The result of the divorce might make you feel like you’ve won or lost, but regardless of that, you will have to cope along…
Rank this Week: 236

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/
  • Sep 21

    3 Reasons to Consider Parenting Education During Divorce

    3 Reasons to Consider Parenting Education During Divorce
    3 Reasons to Consider Parenting Education During Divorce As a parent going through a divorce or separation, knowing how to best help your children through the changes going on in your family might not be so clear. Moreover, knowing how to…
  • Sep 19

    Divorce and Your Child's Education: 3 Tips to Help Avoid Academic Setback

    Divorce and Your Child's Education: 3 Tips to Help Avoid Academic Setback
    Divorce and Your Child's Education: 3 Tips to Help Avoid Academic Setbacks In an ideal world, the stress of divorce or separation would have no impact on a child's education or their enjoyment of school. In reality, ensuring that your child's…
  • Sep 14

    Why Your Family Should Celebrate National Stepfamily Day

    Why Your Family Should Celebrate National Stepfamily Day
    Why Your Family Should Celebrate National Stepfamily Day Celebrated since 1997, National Stepfamily Day is an unofficial holiday that aims to promote the understanding and celebration of stepfamilies and blended families. Stepfamilies have…
Rank this Week: 233

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas family law issues. By Guest & Gray.

http://www.dallasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    How Does a Court Decide They Should Terminate Parental Rights in Texas?

    How Does a Court Decide They Should Terminate Parental Rights in Texas?
    Understanding the standards used to make a decision when a CPS termination has been started can be crucial. Whether you are attempting to adopt through foster care or you are facing a termination hearing yourself, understanding the way the…
  • Sep 13

    What are the Requirements for a Valid Premarital Agreement in Texas?

    What are the Requirements for a Valid Premarital Agreement in Texas?
    Pre-nuptial agreements, called premarital agreements under Texas law, are frequently in the news and even in pop culture references (shout-out to Kanye West).  You may think that living in Dallas, Kaufman, or Rockwall County that you…
  • Aug 28

    As of September 1, 2017, Children Under 16 Can No Longer Get Married in Texa

    As of September 1, 2017, Children Under 16 Can No Longer Get Married in Texa
    This may seem crazy to most people, but under current Texas law children under the age of 16 can get married in Texas with consent of one parent and approval from a judge. There has been no floor on the age that a child can get married in…
Rank this Week: 307

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.santarosafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 14

    Divorcing a Missing Spouse

    Divorcing a Missing Spouse
    Divorcing a spouse that is missing? Is it possible to divorce your spouse when you have no idea where he or she is? The short answer is yes, but you will have to go through some extra work, wait about six months, and you may not get a final…
  • Sep 13

    Divorce after a Long-Term Marriage

    Divorce after a Long-Term Marriage
    Dealing with a divorce can be especially difficult for someone in a long-term marriage . Studies show that men over 65 are divorcing at double the rate of the 1980s and women are divorcing at triple their former rate. In fact, 5% of all…
  • Sep 12

    My Ex is Moving Out of State with Our Child

    My Ex is Moving Out of State with Our Child
    Can my former spouse move out of state and take our child? The question is all too familiar to many individuals who have gone through a divorce. Initially, maybe both parents lived reasonably close and custodial arrangements were relatively…
Rank this Week: 240

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

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

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Sep 12

    3 Tips for When Old Friends Desert You While You’re Coping with Divorce

    3 Tips for When Old Friends Desert You While You’re Coping with Divorce
    Divorce Recovery 3 Tips for When Old Friends Desert You While You’re Coping with Divorce When an old friend deserts you, it’s a deep cut. It’s easy to crawl in a corner and lick your wounds. But, you have a new life to…
  • Sep 6

    Divorce Coaching and How it Can Help You

    Divorce Coaching and How it Can Help You
    The Divorce Process    Divorce Coaching and How it Can Help You If you’re in the process of navigating a divorce, a divorce coach can be a critical player in the process.…
  • Sep 1

    The Lump Sum Divorce: A Trap for the Unwary

    The Lump Sum Divorce: A Trap for the Unwary
    Financial Issues The Lump Sum Divorce: A Trap for the Unwary  Consider the many variables before accepting lump sum divorce settlements. http://www.divorcemag.com/newsletter-blog/lump-sum-divorce-settlements-a-trap-for-the-unwary
Rank this Week: 305

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By McClure Law Group.

http://www.texasdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 5

    Death Penalty Sanctions in a Texas Divorce

    Death Penalty Sanctions in a Texas Divorce
    In a recent Texas divorce case, the lower court imposed so-called “death penalty sanctions” against the wife for litigation misconduct. The wife sued for divorce in 2016, and the husband counter-petitioned in the following month.…
  • Aug 2

    Post-Majority Expenses in Texas Divorce Agreement

    Post-Majority Expenses in Texas Divorce Agreement
    In a recent Texas appeal, a father appealed a judgment that awarded the mother post-majority expenses for their child. The case arose from the parents entering into an agreed final decree of divorce and settlement affecting the parent-child…
  • Jul 21

    Duties Owed by Constructive Trustee for Property Awarded to A Spouse in Texa

    Duties Owed by Constructive Trustee for Property Awarded to A Spouse in Texa
    In a recent Texas divorce case, the court examined a divorce decree that named a husband as constructive trustee of property decreed to the wife. The property at issue was a 50% undivided interest in the shares of an LLC. The dispute in the…
Rank this Week: 237

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: 298

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: 372

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/
Rank this Week: 513

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Provides news and updates on Texas family law issues. By O'Neil Attorneys.

http://www.dallastxdivorce.com/
  • Aug 16

    Business records of a marital household – exception to hearsay

    Business records of a marital household – exception to hearsay
    In family law cases, issues often arise regarding the admissibility of records that are maintained by a spouse or the household, like bank statements or children’s school records. Hearsay rules might seem to prevent admissibility of…
  • Aug 11

    Interim attorneys fees in divorce with no children

    Interim attorneys fees in divorce with no children
    I get questions pretty frequently from other lawyers that I mentor about how to request and get interim attorneys fees while a divorce is pending when there’s no kids. (The standard for awarding interim attorneys fees in a…
  • Aug 2

    Trend to 50/50 access in Texa

    Trend to 50/50 access in Texa
    What’s up with the trend to 50/50 parenting time in Texas? How is child support fixed when there is equal parenting time? What are some ways that 50/50 works? See it all in my video blog today.… Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 352

Australian Divorce Blog

Australian Divorce Blog

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

http://australiandivorce.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Jul 16

    The Hague comes up with a draft guide to grave risk under the Hague Convention

    The Hague comes up with a draft guide to grave risk under the Hague Convention
    When family lawyers and judges talk about The Hague Convention, often the one of many that they will be the 1980 Hague Convention, which deals with civil aspects of international child abduction. This Convention has so permeated the thinking…
Rank this Week: 364

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

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

http://arnoldwadsworth.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Jun 10

    6 Illegal Bill Collection Tactics to Watch For

    6 Illegal Bill Collection Tactics to Watch For
    The phone is ringing again, but you don’t pick up because you’re pretty sure who it is: that collection agency that’s been chasing you for overdue credit card or loan payments. You offered to do a payment arrangement, but…
Rank this Week: 527

Family-In-Law

Family-In-Law

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

http://family-in-law.com/
  • May 23

    What’s New in Minnesota Family Law: 2017 Edition

    What’s New in Minnesota Family Law: 2017 Edition
    What’s new with you? The first rule of blogging: don’t stop blogging. Because while I’ve been offline, the law hasn’t slowed down. Right now we have ... The post What’s New in Minnesota Family Law: 2017…
  • Oct 16

    STOP! before you file that Appeal.

    STOP! before you file that Appeal.
    Time for an appeal. You lost. Badly. (Bigly?) It wasn’t even close. You’ll even be paying the other side’s fees. It’s okay. It happens. That’s what ... The post STOP! before you file that Appeal. appeared…
  • Aug 15

    Same as it ever was? Minnesota’s (Not So) New Cohabitation Law

    Same as it ever was? Minnesota’s (Not So) New Cohabitation Law
    Not with a bang, but a whimper. Such is Minnesota’s first brush with alimony reform. On August 1, 2016, Minnesota’s spousal maintenance law gained a newly-minted ... The post Same as it ever was? Minnesota’s (Not So)…
Rank this Week: 365

The South Carolina Law Blawg

The South Carolina Law Blawg

Covers family law, criminal defense, personal injury law, employment law, and business law in South Carolina. By Futeral & Nelson, LLC.

http://www.charlestonlaw.net/charleston-lawyers-blog/
  • May 9

    Is South Carolina a Community Property State?

    Is South Carolina a Community Property State?
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC As family law attorneys in Charleston, SC, we've been asked whether South Carolina is a community property state. The short answer is "no." However, South Carolina is called an…
  • Apr 11

    South Carolina Medical Records Statute & Law

    South Carolina Medical Records Statute & Law
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC As personal injury attorneys in Charleston, South Carolina, we order medical records and medical bills in just about every automobile accident or injury case we have. In this article,…
  • Mar 25

    How to Get a Beginner’s Permit or Driver’s License in South Carolina

    How to Get a Beginner’s Permit or Driver’s License in South Carolina
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC One of the most exciting times of a teenager’s life is when he or she gets a driver’s license. This might also be one of the scariest times of a parent’s life! A teenager…
Rank this Week: 533

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers the divorce process. By Ramos Law Firm.

http://www.ramosfamilylaw.com/houstondivorceblog/
  • Mar 28

    Protected: Electronic Communications – Client’s Only

    Protected: Electronic Communications – Client’s Only
    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Electronic Communications – Client’s Only appeared first on Houston Divorce Lawyers | Ramos Law Group, PLLC.
  • Mar 28

    Protected: Family Law Mediation – Client’s Only

    Protected: Family Law Mediation – Client’s Only
    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Family Law Mediation – Client’s Only appeared first on Houston Divorce Lawyers | Ramos Law Group, PLLC.
  • Mar 28

    Protected: Giving a Deposition – Client’s Only

    Protected: Giving a Deposition – Client’s Only
    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Giving a Deposition – Client’s Only appeared first on Houston Divorce Lawyers | Ramos Law Group, PLLC.
Rank this Week: 538

Puryear Law Blog

Puryear Law Blog

Covers criminal defense, family law, divorce, juvenile law, business law, discrimination, personal injury, and related matters in the states of Illinois and Iowa.

http://www.puryearlaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 30

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge
    Trafficking in certain motor vehicles or motor vehicle parts, or operating a chop shop, is a Federal offense under 18 U.S.C. § 2321 and 18 U.S.C. § 2322, respectively: 18 U.S.C. § 2321 provides as follows: (a) Whoever buys,…
  • Jan 29

    Who is a “Caretaker” of a Child According to Iowa DHS

    Who is a “Caretaker” of a Child According to Iowa DHS
    Under Iowa law, for a person to be accused of being a perpetrator of child abuse must be a person responsible for the care of a child. A person responsible for the care of a child is defined in Iowa Code 232.68 as follows: a. Parent,…
  • Jan 29

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed
    Those convicted of crimes committed as a juvenile who are serving life sentences have the right to seek a review and reduction of those sentences, under a United States Supreme Court ruling that was issued on January 25, 2016. In Montgomery…
Rank this Week: 404

electronic divorce attorney

electronic divorce attorney

Covers Michigan divorce and family law matters. By Timothy P. Flynn.

http://electronicdivorceattorney.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    Completing Divorce in One Year

    Completing Divorce in One Year
    In 2003, the Michigan Supreme Court issued an administrative order requiring all county family court judges to complete divorces within a year of their filing. Since that time, county family court judges have struggled to comply.Under the…
  • Sep 25

    False Child Abuse and Neglect Complaint

    False Child Abuse and Neglect Complaint
    Sometimes, co-parents take an overly aggressive approach to reporting perceived wrongs to their county Child Protective Services. If this becomes a habit, there are steps the target parent can take to protect their custody position in a…
  • Sep 4

    Family Court Judge Refuses Divorce

    Family Court Judge Refuses Divorce
    Chancellor Jeffrey AthertonSometimes, a judge is just looking for some cheap professional attention. That's what we suspect occurred this week when a Tennessee family court judge cited the SCOTUS marriage equality decision, among other…
Rank this Week: 466

ABC Family Law Blog

ABC Family Law Blog

Covers Florida family law. By the Law Firm of Adam B. Cordover, P.A.

http://abcfamilyblog.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 14

    Family Diplomacy is Here!

    Family Diplomacy is Here!
    The Law Firm of Adam B. Cordover, P.A. is now Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative Law Firm!  Please check out our new website at http://FamilyDiplomacy.com.  New blog posts will now be published…
  • Jul 19

    Top 5 Reasons to Choose Collaborative Divorce

    Top 5 Reasons to Choose Collaborative Divorce
    Divorce is difficult, but not all divorces are created equally.  Here in Tampa Bay and Greater Sarasota, more and more people are choosing to resolve their family law issues via the collaborative process.  Collaborative divorce is a…
  • Jul 11

    Video: Linda Solomon And The Neutral Facilitator Collaborative Divorce Model

    Video: Linda Solomon And The Neutral Facilitator Collaborative Divorce Model
    Collaborative divorce has one simple requirement: The spouses must each retain attorneys who focus solely on helping them reach an agreement on all issues.  The collaborative attorneys are private problem-solving specialists, and they…
Rank this Week: 408

California Family Law Paralegal

California Family Law Paralegal

Features legal information, stories and cases related to California family law. By Lori Paul.

http://californiafamilylawparalegal.com/
  • Apr 23

    SERVICE OF LEGAL DOCUMENTS ON FACEBOOK? IT HAPPENS IN NEW YORK!!

    SERVICE OF LEGAL DOCUMENTS ON FACEBOOK? IT HAPPENS IN NEW YORK!!
    In case you haven’t heard, a New York judge ordered that a Wife could serve her Husband on Facebook with her divorce documents.  This was only done after the Wife could show that she had no other way to serve Husband, as he had no…
  • Apr 23

    SERVICE OF LEGAL DOCUMENTS ON FACEBOOK? IT HAPPENS IN NEW YORK!!

    SERVICE OF LEGAL DOCUMENTS ON FACEBOOK? IT HAPPENS IN NEW YORK!!
    In case you haven’t heard, a New York judge ordered that a Wife could serve her Husband on Facebook with her divorce documents.  This was only done after the Wife could show that she had no other way to serve Husband, as he had no…
  • Feb 19

    OREGON COUPLE CHARGED WITH MURDER IN INFANT’S STARVATION DEATH

    OREGON COUPLE CHARGED WITH MURDER IN INFANT’S STARVATION DEATH
    As reported by NBC News and the Associated Press, an Oregon couple has been charged with murder after their infant son starved to death, police said. Amanda Hancock, 22, and Stephen Williams Jr., 27, of Glendale, Oregon, were arrested Tuesday…
Rank this Week: 346

Iowa Law Blog

Iowa Law Blog

Covers business, employment, trust & estates family, real estate, regulatory compliance and utility law. By Sullivan & Ward, PC.

http://www.iowa-lawblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    The Implementation of Electronic Filing in the Court

    The Implementation of Electronic Filing in the Court
    In this day of technology, it is no surprise that the court systems are moving to using an Electronic Document Management System (EDMS for short) for parties to file documents with the Court, without even setting foot in the Courthouse. The…
  • Apr 14

    Service by Facebook?

    Service by Facebook?
    A New York judge recently entered an Order allowing a woman to serve her husband divorce papers via Facebook.  In Iowa, generally, a competent adult must accept service or be served in-person in order accomplish proper…
  • Mar 19

    Interactive Process in Action

    Interactive Process in Action
    If you’re not sure what the interactive process is supposed to look like under the ADA, peruse the facts of the 8th Circuit’s decision in Minnihan v. Mediacom.  I’m also going to summarize the facts below, but if you…
Rank this Week: 344

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: 413

Child Custody Blog

Child Custody Blog

Covers child custody, divorce, and family law matters.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Family Law Child Custody Divorce Blog

Covers Michigan family law and child custody cases.

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

    Cyberstalking in Illinois: Old Game, New Rules.

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

    Cyberstalking in Illinois: Old Game, New Rules.

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

    Gov. Quin backs Illinois Civil Union

    Gov. Quin backs Illinois Civil Union
    The Associated Press is reporting that Gov. Pat Quinn says Illinois could legalize civil unions before the end of 2010.
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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…
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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
  • Sep 21

    Getting a Divorce while Pregnant In Illinoi

    Getting a Divorce while Pregnant In Illinoi
    Going through a divorce while pregnant can be stressful. In addition to the emotional aspect, there may be added legal delays to the divorce until the child is born in order to address all the issues that apply to the child in the final…
  • Sep 14

    Common Law Marriage: Spousal Maintenance and Property Division

    Common Law Marriage: Spousal Maintenance and Property Division
    One important issue that comes up when a couple goes through a divorce is the question of spousal support and property division. Generally, if a spouse meets certain factors under Illinois law, a court is likely to award spousal support and…
  • Sep 7

    Filing for Legal Separation

    Filing for Legal Separation
    The decision to get a divorce is sometimes made after a couple has been apart for a while. This may sometimes be because the couple is not completely sure that they want to end the marriage, or because the couple needs to remain married for…
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Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • Sep 21

    How your court testimony can impress a Judge in Houston Divorce Proceeding

    How your court testimony can impress a Judge in Houston Divorce Proceeding
    Michael Busby Divorce cases in Houston tend to get a little bit complicated for those who are visiting the courts for the first time. You do not know where the washrooms are, you do not know the court procedures, you are anxious because the…
  • Sep 13

    Is adultery a ground for a Houston divorce?

    Is adultery a ground for a Houston divorce?
    Michael Busby One of the major causes of marriages to fail is the ‘forbidden fruit’. If you are the type who always sees the proverbial greener grass over your neighbor’s fence, then you are courting a Houston divorce. In…
  • Sep 7

    How to get divorced in Harris County Texa

    How to get divorced in Harris County Texa
    Michael Busby A petition for divorce will start the process.  All lawyers must e-file petitions while non-lawyers can still hand file.  All cases in Harris county are confidential for 30 days.  Public access and thus online…
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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/
  • Sep 21

    Unenforceability of Japanese Custody and Hague Abduction Convention Order

    Unenforceability of Japanese Custody and Hague Abduction Convention Order
    Jeremy D. Morley*Child custody orders are not enforced in Japan. There is merely a provision for a fine, but it is usually de minimis and rarely employed.  It does not impede a parent with physical possession of a child from denying the…
  • Sep 11

    Chinese Recognition of Foreign Divorce Judgment

    Chinese Recognition of Foreign Divorce Judgment
    Jeremy D. MorleyIt has been reported that on 30 June 2017, “for the first time in history,” a Chinese court recognized and enforced a U.S. commercial monetary judgment. Dr. Jie (Jeanne) Huang, Chinese Court Unprecedentedly…
  • Aug 31

    A decade later, Santa Ana dad still fights for his son’s return from Japan

    A decade later, Santa Ana dad still fights for his son’s return from Japan
    http://www.ocregister.com/2017/08/29/a-decade-later-santa-ana-dad-still-fights-for-his-sons-return-from-japan/By SUSAN CHRISTIAN GOULDING | sgoulding@scng.com | Orange County Register8/29/17In an alternate life, Keisuke Collins would have…
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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/
  • Sep 20

    Podcast: Domestic Abuse & Harassment: Restraining Orders & Orders For Protection Under Minnesota Law

    Podcast: Domestic Abuse & Harassment: Restraining Orders & Orders For Protection Under Minnesota Law
    The Family Law Show returns, with a summary of the issues involved in obtaining, or defending against, an Order for Protection or Harassment Restraining Order. The conduct giving rise to either Order may impact litigants in three types of…
  • Sep 13

    Starting Over: Life After an Emotionally Abusive Marriage

    Starting Over: Life After an Emotionally Abusive Marriage
    Divorce inevitably creates heartbreak. That’s an irreducible part of the process. But the extent of the mental and emotional suffering depends sensitively not just on the divorce process but also on what happened in the relationship…
  • Aug 27

    The Grandparent’s Guide to Surviving Your Daughter’s Minnesota Divorce

    The Grandparent’s Guide to Surviving Your Daughter’s Minnesota Divorce
    Your adult daughter is getting a divorce. Guess who’s likely to be spending more time with the grandchildren? The assumption may be intrusive, but it’s also natural; after all, in a time of crisis like this, to whom else can your…
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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/
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Ontario Family Law Blog

Ontario Family Law Blog

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

http://www.ontariofamilylawblog.com
  • Sep 20

    Discussing Your Divorce: Avoiding Dangerous Advice

    Discussing Your Divorce: Avoiding Dangerous Advice
      There comes a time in our life when you must make decisions based on what lies ahead in your future. The decision could be to pack up and move to another country for a promotion, go back to school, get married, start a family, even…
  • Aug 9

    Limited Scope Retainers and Self-Rep

    Limited Scope Retainers and Self-Rep
                                               Are Limited Scope Retainers Right for Everyone? You may feel that you have a strong case.…
  • Mar 2

    Why Do I Need a Travel Consent Letter?

    Why Do I Need a Travel Consent Letter?
    I often have clients that ask, is it really necessary to get a travel consent letter? The short answer is yes. Unless you want to take the risk of having your beautifully planned trip ruined, then yes. It can be a small bothersome task to…
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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/
  • Sep 18

    Pillai v Pillai

    Pillai v Pillai
    2017 NY Slip Op 06470 September 13, 2017 Decision Continue reading
  • Sep 17

    Savel v. Savel

    Savel v. Savel
    2017 NY Slip Op 06309 August 23, 2017 Decision Continue reading
  • Aug 13

    Brinkman v Brinkman

    Brinkman v Brinkman
    NY Slip Op 05702 July 19, 2017 Decision Continue reading
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Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 18

    Questions to Ask Yourself About Divorce

    Questions to Ask Yourself About Divorce
    Deciding to divorce is a big ordeal; for most it’s overwhelming at first. So, if you have decided to file for divorce or if your spouse has decided to end the marriage, you’re probably wondering what you need to do to get …
  • Sep 11

    5 Financial Tips for Spouses Getting Divorced

    5 Financial Tips for Spouses Getting Divorced
    On television and in the movies, divorcing women are often portrayed as victims. Meanwhile, their husbands suffer in silence as they pack their bags, write out alimony checks and see their children one evening a week and every other…
  • Sep 4

    Divorce & the Road to Rising Above

    Divorce & the Road to Rising Above
    When you’re on the brink of divorce, it’s normal to go through the whole gamut of emotions: grief, anger, sadness, spite, and so on. The advice from well-meaning friends, family, colleagues and even strangers on the street…
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Florida Divorce & Family Law…

Florida Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers current events related to divorce and family law matters in Florida. By Christine Bauer.

http://bauerfamilylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 18

    Parenting Plans, Hurricanes and the Unknown

    Parenting Plans, Hurricanes and the Unknown
    Parenting Plans are required to be filed in Florida if you have kids. In a nutshell the Parenting Plan is supposed to be your road map when it comes to all kid related issues when you are divorced. Most parenting plans have basic…
  • Oct 12

    Financial Disclosure the Good, the Bad and the Necessary

    Financial Disclosure the Good, the Bad and the Necessary
    Lately I have found myself and my staff spending an extraordinary time dealing with financial disclosure issues. It is such an annoying thing to deal with because no matter how many documents are turned over in a case, only a handful are…
  • Apr 15

    Governer Scott Vetoes Alimony and Child Timesharing Bill

    Governer Scott Vetoes Alimony and Child Timesharing Bill
    Its been a while that I had reason to blog here and it seems that the latest reason is the same as the last reason. In the State of Florida there has been many attempts over the past few years to change and reform alimony. The latest…
Rank this Week: 992

McDevitt Law Office

McDevitt Law Office

Covers estate planning and family law in Virginia.

http://www.mcdevittlaw.net/blog-index/
  • Sep 15

    Proper estate planning: wills and trust

    Proper estate planning: wills and trust
    Creating a will ensures that all your wishes are carried out after your death. A will is the most common way for you to distribute your assets, like your home, to an heir. However, there are a number of other vehicles through which you can…
  • Aug 31

    A rise in hostility among divorcing spouse

    A rise in hostility among divorcing spouse
    There has been an increase in hostility among divorcing couples who prefer to go to court instead of attempt to work together in an effort to reach a compromise. The issues of contention are the same as they have always been, namely, child…
  • Aug 18

    Estate planning for the single parent

    Estate planning for the single parent
    There are some estate planning issues that single parents are advised to consider when planning for the financial future of their children. Among them is the selection of a guardian who will raise their children in the event the parent dies…
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Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Preventing Paternity Fraud in Florida

    Preventing Paternity Fraud in Florida
    One of the criticisms most frequently leveled at family court systems in the United States is that they treat fathers as walking checkbooks, imposing heavy child support obligations on them and invading their privacy to ensure that they pay…
  • Sep 13

    Parker v. Parker: A Florida Paternity Fraud Case with a Surprising Outcome

    Parker v. Parker: A Florida Paternity Fraud Case with a Surprising Outcome
    Florida’s tradition of family law acknowledges that there is more than one way to be a father.  The child’s biological father is not necessarily the child’s legal father. In fact, when establishing paternity, the courts…
  • Sep 8

    What the Wayne v. Einspar Case Reveals About Marital Property and Alimony

    What the Wayne v. Einspar Case Reveals About Marital Property and Alimony
    Florida is one of only a few states that still allow permanent alimony, and for that it has gained some notoriety. Of course, the requirements for awarding permanent alimony are quite strict, and the cases that involve it tend to be complex.…
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Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law with a focus on divorce on Maryland. By Anthony A. Fatemi, LLC.

http://www.marylanddivorcelawyer-blog.com/
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Law Blog of William L. Pfeifer,…

Law Blog of William L. Pfeifer, Jr.

Covers Alabama family and criminal law topics.

http://williampfeifer.com
  • Sep 13

    Can you impeach your own witness in Alabama? Rule 607 provides the answer.

    Can you impeach your own witness in Alabama? Rule 607 provides the answer.
    An issue that still arises during trials, especially jury trials, is whether a party can impeach their own witness. Impeaching your own witness means that you are attacking the testimony and/or credibility of a witness that you put on the…
  • Sep 11

    Hurricane Irma Courthouse Closure

    Hurricane Irma Courthouse Closure
    Due to weather conditions created by Hurricane Irma, the following Alabama county courthouses will be closed on September 11, 2017: Barbour Blount Bullock Calhoun Chambers Cherokee Clay Cleburne Coffee Coosa Dale Elmore Etowah Geneva Henry…
  • Feb 10

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense
    Alabama asset forfeiture law provides an extensive list of items that law enforcement officers can seize in connection with drug crimes. Under Alabama Code Section 20-2-93(a)(5) (1975), this list includes your car if it is used to sell or…
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