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Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas family law issues. By Guest & Gray.

http://www.dallasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Can I Make a Marital Property Agreement in Texas?

    Can I Make a Marital Property Agreement in Texas?
    Can I Make a Marital Property Agreement? There has been a lot of discussion about pre-marital agreements in media and it is something most people are probably somewhat aware of. Follow this link: Premarital Agreements in Texas for more…
  • Feb 5

    Texas Family Code Section 153.015: Using Electronic Communication to Supplement Possession with your Child

    Texas Family Code Section 153.015: Using Electronic Communication to Supplement Possession with your Child
    Many people are familiar with the standard possession schedule that is written in the Texas Family Code. It basically involves first, third, and fifth weekend possession with rotating holidays and extra time during the summer. Less people are…
  • Feb 2

    5 Ways to Avoid Super Bowl Sunday Negatively Impacting your Family Law Matter

    5 Ways to Avoid Super Bowl Sunday Negatively Impacting your Family Law Matter
    There are lots of things associated with Super Bowl Sunday. Snack food and memorable commercials are two that come to mind. Some other things associated with Super Bowl Sunday might not be such a good idea when it comes to your case that…
Rank this Week: 102

Ohio Family Law Blog

Ohio Family Law Blog

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

http://www.hcmmlaw.com/blog
  • Feb 17

    Talking to Children about School Violence: Tips for Parents and Teacher

    Talking to Children about School Violence: Tips for Parents and Teacher
    Psychotherapist Donna F. Ferber entered the world of Facebook with her first Facebook post. The subject was a horribly depressing but a timely one: What to tell your kids about the Florida High School shootings.
  • Feb 10

    Why are Kids so Afraid of Being Real with their Parents?

    Why are Kids so Afraid of Being Real with their Parents?
    Why are Kids so Afraid of Being Real with their Parents? Adolescents typically discuss their fears about fitting in and figuring out relationships. Self-doubts overwhelm them, even if they appear well-adjusted and confident. Their outer…
  • Feb 3

    Blast From The Past: Divorce: 6 Reasons Hiring A Therapist May Help Your Case!

    Blast From The Past: Divorce: 6 Reasons Hiring A Therapist May Help Your Case!
    How Hiring a Therapist Can Have A Profound Effect On The Resolution Of Your Divorce Case. Obviously going through an unexpected or difficult divorce can be one of the most stressful experiences in an individual’s life. My experience as…
Rank this Week: 114

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Feb 7

    Average Hourly Divorce Attorney Rate By Region [Infographic]

    Average Hourly Divorce Attorney Rate By Region [Infographic]
    One of the biggest factors that contributes to the high cost of divorce is the hourly rate attorneys typically charge. Hourly rates can vary quite dramatically depending on many different factors, including the size and prestige of the law…
  • Jan 24

    4 Intangible Costs Of Divorce

    4 Intangible Costs Of Divorce
    When estimating the potential cost of divorce, it is easy to get caught up in how expensive the process is going to be. It is one of the most significant financial life events a person can go through. The cost of divorce can hit your bank…
  • Jan 22

    The Unexpected Factors That Drive Up The Cost Of Divorce

    The Unexpected Factors That Drive Up The Cost Of Divorce
    There are many questions that run through your head as you are preparing for divorce. One thing everyone wants to know is what the final cost of divorce will end up being. It turns out that is a loaded question and is practically impossible…
Rank this Week: 101

New York Divorce Report

New York Divorce Report

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

http://clementlaw.com/the-divorce-report/
  • Feb 13

    New York Maintenance and The Tax Reform Bill: Alimony Will Not Be Deductible After 2018

    New York Maintenance and The Tax Reform Bill: Alimony Will Not Be Deductible After 2018
    The clock is ticking; 2018 will be the last year maintenance in New York (alimony virtually everywhere else will be deductible.  The recently enacted tax bill eliminates the tax deduction for the payment of alimony. Historically,…
  • Nov 28

    New York Prenups: Not Just Protection From Gold-Digger

    New York Prenups: Not Just Protection From Gold-Digger
    Eighteen years, eighteen years She got one of yo kids got you for 18 years I know somebody paying child support for one of his kids His baby momma's car and crib is bigger than his You will see him on TV, Any Given Sunday Win the Superbowl…
  • Nov 6

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

    Tax Bill To Make Divorce More Expensive: Maintenance Not Tax Deductible
    Hard to believe, divorce in New York may get even more expensive. The tax bill proposed in the House of Representatives, last week, seeks to eliminate the deduction for alimony payments. The new tax law attempts to eliminate what has been…
Rank this Week: 122

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

Covers family law the the family justice system in the United Kingdom.

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Feb 18

    Talk to the hand – I’m not YOUR social worker!

    Talk to the hand – I’m not YOUR social worker!
    It's an old chestnut, the idea that a social worker is there for the child and NOT the parents. Social Work Tutor was peddling it before Christmas :   However, it is clearly not just SWT who holds this wrong headed idea about the role of…
  • Feb 12

    The digital revolution…rolling slowly towards us…

    The digital revolution…rolling slowly towards us…
    I've been meaning to write for a number of months about how I have been getting on with life without paper bundles. But I've had a minor setback in that pretty much ever since investing in a super shiny device on which to display all singing…
  • Feb 9

    Goodbye Sir Henry

    Goodbye Sir Henry
    There has been an outpouring of affection from the legal and legal blogging community following the recent death of Sir Henry Brooke. Apart from a number of lovely obituaries in the national press (see for example this one in the Guardian),…
Rank this Week: 194

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/
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 189

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 28

    Married At First Sight star from the Chicago season gets divorced

    Married At First Sight star from the Chicago season gets divorced
    Married at First Sight” star Nate Duhon last week filed to divorce Sheila Downs, whom he met and married last year at the Palmer House Hilton as cameras rolled for the Lifetime network series. What is not stated about divorces is that…
  • Nov 23

    Angelina Jolie rejects Brad Pitt’s settlement offer for divorce

    Angelina Jolie rejects Brad Pitt’s settlement offer for divorce
    It has come to the attention of the public that the ongoing divorce saga of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie has made a very interesting turn on the part of the Brad Pitt. It was revealed that Pitt and Jolie have a $400 million divorce.  It…
  • Nov 21

    The High cost of Adoption

    The High cost of Adoption
    House Republicans’ initial tax-reform plan removed the adoption tax credit, which helps families defray the high cost of adoption. The backlash was swift. Conservatives argued the move ran contrary to the pro-life principles…
Rank this Week: 188

Cardozo Law Student Chapter -…

Cardozo Law Student Chapter - Children's Rights Institute

Cardozo law student division of CRI founded by 2010 Cardozo graduates Danielle Goldstein and Benjamin Ryberg. CRI-Cardozo has over 40 student members and is dedicated to raising awareness about human rights abuses against children.

http://www.childrensrightsinstitute.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 215

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Feb 19

    Women’s loss is government’s gain: the last year of alimony deductibility

    Women’s loss is government’s gain: the last year of alimony deductibility
    The ABA notes the tax law change eliminating the deduction for spousal support (alimony) payers, something around for the last 8 decades. The change is effective at the end of this year (2018). The practical effect in divorces was to…
  • Feb 2

    Happiness: loving life, professionally

    Happiness: loving life, professionally
    The ABA features Dean Nancy Levit and thoughts on loving life, professionally, by finding work you want to do and finding joy in the work you are doing, and by seeking neither perfection nor keeping up with the Joneses. Stephanie…
  • Jan 12

    Intelligence, energy, integrity?: The one trait that matter

    Intelligence, energy, integrity?: The one trait that matter
    Inc quotes Warren Buffett on another secret to his success–find people with integrity to work with. Buffet said: “You’re looking for three things, generally, in a person: intelligence, energy, and integrity. And if they…
Rank this Week: 337

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Feb 19

    What Are the Benefits of Divorce?

    What Are the Benefits of Divorce?
    If marriage didn’t involve so much financial entanglement, we’d probably have a lot more divorces. But – divorce is a complicated process. There are court fees, legal fees, child support, and spousal support to…
  • Feb 12

    California's Child Support Law

    California's Child Support Law
    When a couple has children together and they separate or divorce, both parents continue to be responsible for financially supporting their children. Even if the children live most, if not all of the time with one parent, the other…
  • Feb 5

    Can Dads Win Child Custody?

    Can Dads Win Child Custody?
    Historically, mothers have received custody of the children in a divorce far more than their husbands. If you’re a child of divorce, or if you’re from Generation X, think back to your personal experiences with divorce…
Rank this Week: 255

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Feb 18

    News Essentials: 19th February 2018

    News Essentials: 19th February 2018
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSSupreme Court ruling highlights complexities in family 'abduction' casesThe Supreme Court has highlighted the complex nature of issues that lower courts have to…
  • Feb 18

    Largest study of its kind finds 83% of looked after children and young people feel being in care has improved their lives but younger children need more support

    Largest study of its kind finds 83% of looked after children and young people feel being in care has improved their lives but younger children need more support
    Published today (19 February), the largest study of its kind measuring the subjective wellbeing of 2,263 looked after children and young people across 16 local authority areas has revealed that 83% feel being in care has improved their lives,…
  • Feb 15

    Drama and pathos: the world of family law

    Drama and pathos: the world of family law
    I've often said that you never know what you're going to come across when following the world of family law, and that was certainly true this week, as demonstrated by my posts on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog, which…
Rank this Week: 281

The Interplay Between Bankruptcy…

The Interplay Between Bankruptcy and Divorce Law in Virginia

Explores the effect of a bankruptcy on divorce and other family law matters in Virginia, as well as the effect of a divorce or other family law matter on a bankruptcy. By James H. Wilson, Jr.

http://bankruptcydivorceblawg.com
Rank this Week: 264

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: 308

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

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

    Legal Father Can't Set Aside Paternity

    Legal Father Can't Set Aside Paternity
    From The Indiana Lawyer: A legal father seeking to set aside paternity of his two non-biological children has lost his appeal to the Indiana Court of Appeals, which found the father failed to meet the legal requirements for paternity…
  • Feb 21

    Cryptocurrency Fortunes in Divorce

    Cryptocurrency Fortunes in Divorce
    From Business Insider: A UK law firm is advising on three divorce cases involving cryptocurrencies. UK law firm Royds Withy King said on Wednesday that it is working on three cases where "spouses are seeking the disclosure and a…
  • Feb 20

    Ethiopia Bans Foreign Adoption

    Ethiopia Bans Foreign Adoption
    From CNN: Ethiopia has banned the adoption of Ethiopian children by foreign families, according to the country's state-run News Agency ENA, citing concerns over abuse. Ethiopian officials previously suspended adoptions back in November, but…
Rank this Week: 475

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/
  • Feb 21

    Tips for Mothers Going Through Legal Separation or Divorce

    Tips for Mothers Going Through Legal Separation or Divorce
    Once the initial shock settles down and the divorce becomes a reality, you start realizing that your life will change in many ways when you become a single woman once again. A realization like this can be actually scary for many. However,…
  • Feb 20

    What To Think About When Reconciling After Legal Separation

    What To Think About When Reconciling After Legal Separation
    On certain occasions, some couples do regroup and reconcile after their legal separation. Contrary to what many people would like to believe, survival from a separation is not an accidental case. But spouses who do succeed in overcoming their…
  • Feb 15

    Questions To Ask Yourself Prior To Filing For Divorce

    Questions To Ask Yourself Prior To Filing For Divorce
    There are several cases where the divorce process is not easy at all. Rather, it can turn messy on several occasions. Whatever may be the reason for you to file the divorce; you should make this decision independent of emotions. In fact, such…
Rank this Week: 407

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/
  • Feb 20

    When to Call the Snow Plow

    When to Call the Snow Plow
    Even though winter is (hopefully) almost over, it is a good time to talk about snow and plan ahead for next year.  Every winter, condominium and homeowner association boards all over Pennsylvania face the same question:  When do we…
  • Feb 16

    What Would Barbra Do? A Business Lesson from Barbra Streisand

    What Would Barbra Do? A Business Lesson from Barbra Streisand
    When you think of Barbra Streisand, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Is it a career spanning six decades, including ten Grammy Awards, five Emmy Awards, a Special Tony Award, and more? The unique spelling of her first name? Is…
  • Feb 9

    Your Website and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act – Part II – Compliance Overview

    Your Website and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act – Part II – Compliance Overview
    In Part I, we discussed what the Children’s Online Privacy and Protection Act (COPPA) is, when it applies, and the consequences of failure to comply with the law. Below, we’ll discuss further questions and answers regarding an…
Rank this Week: 439

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
  • Feb 16

    Divorce and its Effect on Adult Children

    Divorce and its Effect on Adult Children
    Experiencing your parents going through a divorce at any age is very difficult. When you are a child, and your parents divorce, you would handle the massive life change differently than you would when you are an adult. As a matter of fact,…
  • Jan 29

    Benefits of Legal Separation

    Benefits of Legal Separation
    Going through a divorce is arguably one of the most financially and emotionally difficult experiences in a person’s life. After much time put into the relationship, only to see it fall through the cracks, each spouse may feel as if they…
  • Jan 21

    When Do Many Couples File for Divorce?

    When Do Many Couples File for Divorce?
    We are now into a new year, and many of us have created new year’s resolutions. Whatever they may be, we all have goals to become a better person. That may mean losing weight, finding a different career path, or even parting ways with…
Rank this Week: 455

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/
  • Feb 16

    Indiana Motorcycle Accident Victim’s $9M Damages Award Affirmed on Appeal

    Indiana Motorcycle Accident Victim’s $9M Damages Award Affirmed on Appeal
    The Indiana Court of Appeals recently affirmed a $9 million verdict – including compensatory and punitive damages – in favor of a motorcycle accident victim who was severely injured after a collision with a pickup truck in…
  • Feb 2

    What to Do Immediately After an Indiana Car Accident

    What to Do Immediately After an Indiana Car Accident
    There were 223,733 car accidents in Indiana in all of 2016, according to the Indiana University Public Policy Institute, of which 769 were fatal and nearly 53,000 involved serious personal injuries. Northern Indiana auto accident lawyers…
  • Jan 17

    Quadriplegic Wins $35M Verdict in Indiana DUI Crash; Whether He Can Collect is Uncertain

    Quadriplegic Wins $35M Verdict in Indiana DUI Crash; Whether He Can Collect is Uncertain
    A man who was rendered quadriplegic in an Indiana drunk driving accident several years ago was awarded $35 million by a jury in Marion County recently, according to The Indiana Lawyer. However, the most he would be able to collect, following…
Rank this Week: 500

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 15

    Work/Life Balance (If there is such a thing…)

    Work/Life Balance (If there is such a thing…)
    Whether you are a working parent or stay-at-home mom or dad, each role comes with a huge set of responsibilities. Being a family lawyer, I can only offer one perspective centered around achieving that work/family balance everyone always talks…
  • Feb 9

    Alimony Tax Reform: Part 3

    Alimony Tax Reform: Part 3
    Forget it! Forget about the alimony deduction for all new decrees or instruments post-2019. (See Part I for modification of pre-2019 alimony orders and agreement, as modification has a separate set of rules.) The deduction is gone absent a…
  • Feb 7

    Alimony Tax Reform: Part II, section 2

    Alimony Tax Reform: Part II, section 2
    Previously, we examined the paragraph and subparagraphs defining “divorce or separation instruments.” Now let’s take a look at which sections of TCJA incorporate these subparagraphs. Sections incorporating all three…
Rank this Week: 395

Piccolo Law Offices Blog

Piccolo Law Offices Blog

Covers Nevada law in the areas of civil litigation, estate planning, and family law.

https://piccololawoffices.com/blog/
  • Feb 15

    Can I Request Wage Records from My Employer in Nevada?

    Can I Request Wage Records from My Employer in Nevada?
    Most employers give their employees a pay stub or some record of their wages and salary as they are paid. If this is not the case, or if you have misplaced or not kept what your employer has given you, then you can ask your employer to give…
  • Feb 15

    Can Employers in Nevada Cut Your Pay without Notice?

    Can Employers in Nevada Cut Your Pay without Notice?
    For a variety of reasons, an employer might want to decrease your wage, salary, or other compensation. An employer can legally reduce your pay, but they must first inform you in writing at least 7 days before any decrease. Keep in mind,…
  • Feb 2

    Do Nevada Employers Have to Give Breaks for Rest, Meals, and Sleep?

    Do Nevada Employers Have to Give Breaks for Rest, Meals, and Sleep?
    Nevada law requires employers to give breaks for rest, meals, and sleep in certain circumstances. This article describes when these breaks are required and to whom they apply. What Breaks Are Required for Rest? Employees who work at least 3.5…
Rank this Week: 424

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Feb 14

    New App Aims to Help Parents Post-Divorce

    New App Aims to Help Parents Post-Divorce
    Navigating how to co-parent during and after divorce is one of the biggest stresses single parents have. There is a lot of information that parents need to stay in compliance with the parenting plan, and as a preventative measure in case a…
  • Feb 13

    Evaluating the Different Options to Get Divorced

    Evaluating the Different Options to Get Divorced
    Obtaining a divorce requires a couple to make a series of important decisions that will have long-term impacts on their future, including selecting which process to use to end the marriage. It may seem like the path chosen to arrive at…
  • Feb 9

    Is Posting Information about Your Divorce on Social Media a Good Idea?

    Is Posting Information about Your Divorce on Social Media a Good Idea?
    Many people view their online social media accounts as an extension of themselves, and sometimes without thinking, post information about personal matters that is best left private. Posting about major life events online, and providing all…
Rank this Week: 437

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/
  • Feb 2

    Important Case on UCCJEA Enforcement of Foreign Custody Order

    Important Case on UCCJEA Enforcement of Foreign Custody Order
    Jeremy D. MorleyThe Indiana Court of Appeals has rendered a detailed analysis of the “escape clause” in the UCCJEA concerning the enforceability of foreign countries’ custody orders. Coulibaly v. Stevance, 85 N.E. 3d 911…
  • Jan 23

    Poland’s Further Violation of Obligation to Return Abducted Child

    Poland’s Further Violation of Obligation to Return Abducted Child
    Jeremy D. MorleyIn the case of Oller Kamińska v. Poland, determined on January 18, 2018, [2018] ECHR 70, the European Court of Human Rights (First Section), sitting as a Chamber, has ruled that the Polish authorities violated their…
  • Jan 22

    China: International Child Custody Dispute

    China: International Child Custody Dispute
    This 2016 article, based in part on my input, remains fully applicable today. I consult on such matters with clients around the world, always working with local counsel as appropriate.Jeremy Morley, www.international-divorce.com   …
Rank this Week: 449

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Illinois Changes Divorce Law For Pet

    Illinois Changes Divorce Law For Pet
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What are my custody rights if the other parent moves?” We have discussed it several times before, pets are one of the most important parts of a divorce to be…
  • Dec 13

    Final Version of Tax Plan Includes Changes To Alimony

    Final Version of Tax Plan Includes Changes To Alimony
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “When do you get alimony?” We have previously mentioned the possibility that the Republican tax plan currently before Congress could have some unexpected…
  • Dec 6

    Mississippi Woman Sues For Parental Right

    Mississippi Woman Sues For Parental Right
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can I do to gain custody of my child in North Carolina?” What is a mother? A father? A parent? Though these concepts have long avoided detailed…
Rank this Week: 496

The History of Custody Law

The History of Custody Law

Traces the development of custody law from prehistoric times to the modern day. By the Law Office of Tom James.

http://tomjameslaw.com/blog/category/history-of-custody-law-2/
  • Feb 26

    How Sole Maternal Custody Laws Hurt Mother

    How Sole Maternal Custody Laws Hurt Mother
    I’ve written before about how sole maternal custody laws are unfair to unwed fathers. And many people have written about how sole custody is bad for children. People don’t often stop to consider how sole maternal custody laws harm…
  • Nov 30

    Bolden vs. Does: Eviscerating the parental rights of unwed father

    Bolden vs. Does: Eviscerating the parental rights of unwed father
    The U.S. Supreme Court’s denial of certiorari this year in the case of Bolden v. Does (In re Adoption of J.S.)1 is disappointing. This case presented the Court with a perfect opportunity to reconsider its questionable ruling in Quilloin…
  • Aug 23

    Should Custody Law Be Abolished?

    Should Custody Law Be Abolished?
    In a previous blog post1 I explained why custody designations still matter, in terms of their impact on legal rights. The bigger question behind that one is: Should custody labels still matter? To put it another way: Has the time come to…
Rank this Week: 359

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: 480

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/
  • Feb 20

    Property Division in MN Divorce

    Property Division in MN Divorce
    If you are currently pursuing a divorce in Minnesota, you’re probably worried about your financial future. Spousal maintenance is a huge concern, of course, but property division also threatens to harm your financial status. Who gets…
  • Feb 12

    Harassment Restraining Order (HRO) vs Order for Protection (OFP)

    Harassment Restraining Order (HRO) vs Order for Protection (OFP)
    From domestic violence to stranger-induced assault, a variety of encounters leave Minnesotans fearing for their safety. Thankfully, the state offers several countermeasures designed to restore security. Two main opportunities for victims:…
  • Feb 5

    Same-Sex Divorce in Minnesota: What You Need to Know

    Same-Sex Divorce in Minnesota: What You Need to Know
    The one possible downside to marriage equality? Same-sex divorce. Unfortunately, this version of dissolution can prove far more complicated than heterosexual divorce, in part because many same-sex couples lived together long before they…
Rank this Week: 880

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

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

http://www.gregoryforman.com
  • Feb 20

    Should side jobs lead to increased support obligations?

    Should side jobs lead to increased support obligations?
    One of the many fundamental unfairnesses in South Carolina’s child support system is that a payor’s increased income almost universally leads to an increase in child support while any decrease in the payor’s income requires…
  • Feb 17

    What’s the question(s) you fear the most?

    What’s the question(s) you fear the most?
    A colleague, after watching a recent presentation I did on trial preparation, emailed me his appreciation. Part of his comment, “My favorite nugget: ask my client what question does he dread being asked on the stand.” That idea…
  • Feb 15

    The (un)likeable lawyer

    The (un)likeable lawyer
    Recently I took over representation in a divorce case from a younger, less-experienced attorney. That attorney sought my advice on what I thought she should have done differently. Being the mentoring type, I suggested she drop by the next…
Rank this Week: 600

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
  • Feb 19

    Paying for College Post-Divorce

    Paying for College Post-Divorce
    Statistics from the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS) show that approximately 62 percent of Illinois high school graduates go directly to college in the following year, with that number on the rise. If your…
  • Feb 12

    Is My Spouse Hiding Assets?

    Is My Spouse Hiding Assets?
    Asset distribution in divorce is almost never easy. However, in some cases, it can be made more complex if there is suspicion that your spouse is hiding something. Whether information or assets, if your spouse is not being honest, it is a…
  • Feb 7

    The “Best Interests Of The Child” Standard in Illinois Family Law

    The “Best Interests Of The Child” Standard in Illinois Family Law
    During a divorce or custody proceeding, a phrase that comes up with regularity is the “best interests of the child.” This is the standard used by the court to arrive at final decisions on issues like parenting time, but it can…
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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/
Rank this Week: 527

Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

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

http://massfamilylawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 18

    In Massachusetts you can't sue for fraudulent inducement to marry.

    In Massachusetts you can't sue for fraudulent inducement to marry.
    What do you do if you find out that your spouse lied to induce you to marry? What do you do if your spouse married you just to get your money? What do you do if your spouse lied to get you to marry for immigration status? What if you find…
  • Feb 12

    Should you file for divorce because of the new tax law?

    Should you file for divorce because of the new tax law?
    IIn writing this article I am not encouraging people to file for divorce. In my opinion, the decision to divorce or stay married should be based on a desire to spend the rest of your life with your spouse. It should not be based on…
  • Nov 4

    When asking for a lawyer be clear in your request.

    When asking for a lawyer be clear in your request.
    In a case in Louisiana a suspect in a case said the following: “if y’all, this is how I feel, if y’all think I did it, I know that I didn’t do it so why don’t you just give me a lawyer dog cause this is not…
Rank this Week: 901

New Jersey Divorce and Family…

New Jersey Divorce and Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 18

    Some Implications of the New Tax Code on the Support of Children

    Some Implications of the New Tax Code on the Support of Children
    At the end of 2017, Congress passed the long awaited Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, which was a sweeping tax reform act that broadly amended the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.  Tax rates were lowered in general for businesses.  As…
  • Feb 9

    Support Security: Real Life Consideration

    Support Security: Real Life Consideration
    If you have listened to local radio in recent years, (certainly those stations geared to a more mature audience), you were hard pressed to miss commercials from a “large” insurance broker touting his ability to obtain…
  • Jan 29

    Could a Victim of Domestic Violence Be Required to Pay Alimony to the Abusive Spouse?

    Could a Victim of Domestic Violence Be Required to Pay Alimony to the Abusive Spouse?
    Most people would be shocked to find out that an individual who obtains a final restraining order against their spouse could be ordered to pay alimony to support his/her abuser. The Prevention of Domestic Violence Act (“Act”)…
Rank this Week: 659

The Blog About All Things Family

The Blog About All Things Family

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

http://welsh-lawfirm.com/blog/
  • Feb 18

    The Problems with Attorney General Child Support Order

    The Problems with Attorney General Child Support Order
    Recently I’ve had cases where the parties started out with the Attorney General to establish child support. In many cases this is probably sufficient and it is definitely cost efficient, however, there are cases where Read more…
  • Feb 6

    Time to Change the Locks?

    Time to Change the Locks?
    In nearly every divorce the question comes up, “Can I change the locks?” The short answer is no you cannot change the locks during a divorce. You may be asking why? You may be saying, Read more…
  • Jan 11

    What’s Mine is Mine!

    What’s Mine is Mine!
    Ever heard that phrase? I hear it a lot from my two children, but I also hear it from many of my clients and prospective clients when they tell me that they do not have Read more…
Rank this Week: 763

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

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

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

    5 Reasons to Retain an Experienced Divorce Attorney 

    5 Reasons to Retain an Experienced Divorce Attorney 
    5 Reasons to Retain an Experienced Divorce Attorney  Don’t go through divorce alone! Here’s why you should engage an experienced divorce attorney to guide you through your divorce proceedings.…
  • Feb 14

    You Have Your Divorce Financial Settlement. Now What?

    You Have Your Divorce Financial Settlement. Now What?
    Financial Issues You Have Your Divorce Financial Settlement. Now What? How an experienced financial planner can help you make wise investments, reduce taxes, and make sure your financial settlement will work for you both now and in the…
  • Jan 30

    5 New Year’s Resolutions from a Divorce Attorney  

    5 New Year’s Resolutions from a Divorce Attorney  
    Considering Divorce  5 New Year’s Resolutions from a Divorce Attorney   A  practicing divorce attorney offers five new year’s resolutions for you to consider.…
Rank this Week: 683

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

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

    PARKLAND

    PARKLAND
    This is not a political outlet.  So, I will confine my “political” comment to a single set of facts.  17 people killed yesterday. 32 school days so far this year.  Time Magazine reports 18 school shootings.  So…
  • Feb 15

    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND THE “WILLOUGHBY MOMENT”

    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND THE “WILLOUGHBY MOMENT”
    2017 was a remarkable year in many ways.  In late Spring we watched one of America’s favorite entertainers tried for sexual assault.  In October, prominent producer Harvey Weinstein  was accused of sexual assault by more…
  • Jan 29

    ASCENDING MOUNT SCARPACI: A Lesson in Intestacy, Taking Against a Will & Getting Divorce Grounds Established

    ASCENDING MOUNT SCARPACI: A Lesson in Intestacy, Taking Against a Will & Getting Divorce Grounds Established
    A Superior Court decision last month by Judges Lazarus, Bowes and Ott reminds divorce practitioners that there are distinctions to be drawn between the rights of intestate surviving spouses and the rights of a surviving spouse to elect…
Rank this Week: 793

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/
  • Feb 14

    How New York Courts Handle Child Custody Claims Between Partie

    How New York Courts Handle Child Custody Claims Between Partie
    It is rarely the case that both parties agree in a New York child custody proceeding. More often than not, one party initiates the proceeding, leaving the non-filing party a choice of how to proceed. If the non-filing party believes that they…
  • Feb 3

    Addressing Client Rights and Responsibilities in Family Law Case

    Addressing Client Rights and Responsibilities in Family Law Case
    When going through the process of a divorce or family law dispute in New York, it’s important to make sure that you fully understand what your rights and responsibilities are as a client. The more you know, the more you can make an…
  • Jan 20

    Determining Which State Has Jurisdiction in New York Child Custody Cases Involving an Out-of-State Parent or Child

    Determining Which State Has Jurisdiction in New York Child Custody Cases Involving an Out-of-State Parent or Child
    In today’s society, it is very common for families to move between states, especially when a couple’s children are young and parents are still developing their careers. While it has become easier over the past few decades for…
Rank this Week: 651

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/
  • Feb 13

    When can private school tuition be ordered?

    When can private school tuition be ordered?
    The Texas Family Code awards child support based on the monthly net resources of the obligor.  Tex. Fam. Code §§154.125-.126.  The calculation of net resources includes 100 percent of all wages and salary income and other…
  • Jan 16

    Who gets the sick kids after Thursday overnights?

    Who gets the sick kids after Thursday overnights?
    You’re the possessory conservator of your children and it’s Friday morning. You’ve just had your kids overnight for your Thursday period of possession, and the kids are sick.  No school for them that day. You’re…
  • Sep 26

    Divorce the house or the spouse

    Divorce the house or the spouse
    Is it easier to get rid of the spouse or the house?  In many Texas divorces, the house is one of if not the major asset to divide in the property division part of the divorce. And it causes some of the most friction between the…
Rank this Week: 531

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: 963

Massachusetts Divorce Blog

Massachusetts Divorce Blog

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

http://www.massachusetts-divorce.com/blog/
  • Dec 21

    2018 will be the last year alimony will be tax deductible. What’s to be done?

    2018 will be the last year alimony will be tax deductible. What’s to be done?
    After months of uncertainty and differences between the House and Senate versions we now have a final decision on how the new tax law will deal with alimony. The tax deduction for alimony is unchanged until January 1, 2019. After that alimony…
  • Nov 16

    Divorcing parents and children still may see one another every day

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

    No more alimony deduction? How can that be.

    No more alimony deduction? How can that be.
    Just finished reading the morning paper about all the lobbying to change the new tax proposal. There was no talk about saving the deductibility of alimony. I was unaware until the draft bill came out that eliminating the alimony deduction was…
Rank this Week: 954

The Law Offices of Todd D.…

The Law Offices of Todd D. Beauregard PC Blog

Legal blog relating to laws on divorce, personal injury , car accidents, immigration and business law.

http://toddbeauregardlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 13

    I Can’t Afford My Student Loan in MA

    I Can’t Afford My Student Loan in MA
    What to Do When You Cannot Pay Your Student Loan Student loans are sometimes a necessary means of helping individuals obtain a college degree. And the hope is that once you have the degree, you can get the job to help pay back those student…
  • Oct 22

    Discharging Taxes in Bankruptcy in Massachusett

    Discharging Taxes in Bankruptcy in Massachusett
    Bankruptcy can be quite complicated. In a nutshell, bankruptcy is a process wherein those with debt problems can discharge such debt, meaning that it is forgiven and the debtor does not owe any money to the government. Things can get a bit…
  • Mar 29

    Massachusetts Car Accident Injury Lawsuit FAQ

    Massachusetts Car Accident Injury Lawsuit FAQ
    What is My Car Accident Case Worth? Have you been injured in a car accident in the state of Massachusetts and want to know what your case is worth? The answer to your question isn’t as cut and dry as you might think. There are a variety…
Rank this Week: 704

The Law Office of Christine M…

The Law Office of Christine M Bechtold, LLC

Covers Georgia family law.

http://bechtold-law.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    Happy Constitution Day 2017

    Happy Constitution Day 2017
    "On September 17, 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention met for the last time to sign the document they had created." http://www.constitutionday.com/#."We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more…
  • Jul 2

    July 2, 1776 Congress officially votes for Independence

    July 2, 1776 Congress officially votes for Independence
    Contact the Law Office of Christine M Bechtold, LLC today to schedule your free initial consultation. Call, leave a confidential email, or send a private e-mail. 770-466-2700 Christine@Bechtold-Law.com
  • Jul 2

    Independence Day 2017

    Independence Day 2017
    "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”Declaration of…
Rank this Week: 957

Real Divorce Mediation Blog

Real Divorce Mediation Blog

By Whole Mediation & Consulting Services P.C.

http://wholemediation.com/blog/
  • Jul 18

    Steps to an Empowering Divorce

    Steps to an Empowering Divorce
    Divorce is usually overwhelming, uncertain, and confusing. If not handled well the divorce process can be a recipe for disaster. How you handle your divorce will impact not only you, your spouse and children, but also your community of…
  • Jul 18

    Steps to an Empowering Divorce

    Steps to an Empowering Divorce
    Divorce is usually overwhelming, uncertain, and confusing. If not handled well the divorce process can be a recipe for disaster. How you handle your divorce will impact not only you, your spouse and children, but also your community of…
  • Mar 4

    Divorce, Children and Taxe

    Divorce, Children and Taxe
    Most divorcing couples feel financially strained. The good news is that parents may receive significant tax benefits for children; the bad news is that even though more and more parents are choosing joint parenting the IRS still hangs on…
Rank this Week: 759

bloody relations

bloody relations

Covers UK family law.

http://bloodyrelations.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 14

    What is a drink problem?

    What is a drink problem?
    There is a facetious answer to the question - what is a drink problem. Empty glass is the problem - another drink the solution. Or drink is the solution - now what was the problem again? In care cases, however, the usual joking between…
  • Feb 14

    AA: Alcoholics Anonymou

    AA: Alcoholics Anonymou
    Many of my clients who have drink problems refuse to go to the obvious place for help: Alcoholics Anonymous . Over the years I have been given numerous different reasons and I thought I would do my best to debunk a few of the myths about…
  • Feb 14

    Alcohol and Addiction Support & Treatment

    Alcohol and Addiction Support & Treatment
    Alcohol Concern is the national agency on alcohol abuse. Their website publishes a number of leaflets and fact sheets and there is a directory of all local drug & alcohol services in the UK searchable by area. The directory also lists…
Rank this Week: 895

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: 530

Massachusetts Divorce Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law and divorce. By Gabriel Cheong.

http://gabrielcheonglaw.com
  • Feb 17

    This Blog Has Moved

    This Blog Has Moved
    I’ve been posting on this blog since 2007 when I first started and I’m very proud of it. Because I want to consolidate my websites, this blog and all its posts have been moved to my main website.  For future updates to this…
  • Oct 30

    How can I modify my child custody or parenting/visitation plan?

    How can I modify my child custody or parenting/visitation plan?
    In order to modify a current order of custody or a parenting plan that’s in place, you have to start a separate action with the Probate and Family Court called a Complaint for Modification.  Before considering filing such an…
  • Oct 12

    Why should you have an attorney from the start?

    Why should you have an attorney from the start?
    I get a lot of calls from people who want to hire us after they have already filed a case themselves.  In many of these cases, they’ve already tried to navigate the court system for a while and they’re now contacting an…
Rank this Week: 782

Nordhaus Walpole, PLLC Blog

Nordhaus Walpole, PLLC Blog

Covers family law, estate planning and probate.

https://www.collincountyattorney.com/blog/
  • Dec 28

    What the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Means for Alimony

    What the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Means for Alimony
    When President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law on December 22, several aspects of the federal tax code changed significantly. For spouses contemplating divorce, one of the most sweeping changes is a reversal of the tax…
  • Dec 14

    7 Reasons (Besides Distributing Your Estate) to Have an Estate Plan

    7 Reasons (Besides Distributing Your Estate) to Have an Estate Plan
    Why should you have an estate plan? While having an estate plan is crucial to ensuring that your assets will be distributed according to your final wishes, this is only part of the equation. A comprehensive estate plan will serve a number of…
  • Jan 31

    5 Changes that May Require You to Modify Your Estate Plan

    5 Changes that May Require You to Modify Your Estate Plan
    While many estate planning tools offer the flexibility to automatically address certain changes in your life (such as the accumulation of wealth or the death of a family member), there are a variety of circumstances under which it may still…
Rank this Week: 2125