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Brown Law Offices Blog

Brown Law Offices Blog

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

https://www.brownlawoffices.com/blog/
  • Oct 25

     Protecting Your Privacy During Divorce: Dos and Don’t

     Protecting Your Privacy During Divorce: Dos and Don’t
    After filing for divorce, you might find that news travels quickly through your community. In an ideal world, your friends, family and colleagues would respect your space and avoid pressing you uncomfortably about what happened or gossiping…
  • Oct 18

    Steps to Take within 24 Hours after Your Ex-Spouse Does Something Shockingly Inappropriate

    Steps to Take within 24 Hours after Your Ex-Spouse Does Something Shockingly Inappropriate
    Perhaps your ex posted intimate pictures of you on Facebook, stalked you and a date at a restaurant, or spread bizarre rumors about you to your family. Take these immediate steps after your spouse crosses the line...
  • Oct 10

    The Love Triangle Divorce: Common Issues and How to Handle Them

    The Love Triangle Divorce: Common Issues and How to Handle Them
    Divorce challenges people emotionally, financially, spiritually and logistically. Separating from someone you once loved (and possibly still do) is never simple. However, some situations are irreducibly more complex than others. An amicable…
Rank this Week: 1628

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.net/
  • Oct 21

    5 Ways to Make Co-parenting Work for Your Children

    5 Ways to Make Co-parenting Work for Your Children
    Settling on a custody and visitation schedule can be the most difficult part of a divorce. Your kids are the most important part of your life, and it’s natural to want to fight for as much time with them as possible. However, when you…
  • Sep 30

    The Appellate Court in L.C. v M.A.J. Condemns the Use of In Limine Motions to Dismiss Domestic Violence Case

    The Appellate Court in L.C. v M.A.J. Condemns the Use of In Limine Motions to Dismiss Domestic Violence Case
    One unfortunate aspect of practicing family law means one will inevitably have to deal with issues of domestic violence. NJ domestic violence laws are an interesting intersection of family law and criminal law. The L.C. v M.A.J. case which…
  • Sep 17

    How to Conduct Yourself at a Child Custody Evaluation

    How to Conduct Yourself at a Child Custody Evaluation
    Child custody evaluations are often used by the court when the case has a highly contested custody matter before it. The evaluator is able to speak to both parties with an objective perspective, as well as the children, and as a result their…
Rank this Week: 1324

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/
  • Oct 21

    How Long Should You Wait To Get Remarried After A Default Judgment?

    How Long Should You Wait To Get Remarried After A Default Judgment?
    A default judgment in a divorce case has its advantages. In fact, some people want a default judgment because it saves a lot of money for them. First, you won’t have to pay much as attorney fees or for appearing in the court. Second,…
  • Oct 20

    How To File For Divorce When Not A California Resident For The Prior 6 Month

    How To File For Divorce When Not A California Resident For The Prior 6 Month
    California laws and rules regarding divorces are straightforward and do not require much insight. As is common in other states, California too has residency requirements for couples who want a divorce. The residency requirements for a…
  • Oct 19

    Understanding The Types of Child Custody in California

    Understanding The Types of Child Custody in California
    In the State of California, couples who are on the path of divorce are advised to read up about all the rights that apply to them so they do not get the short end of the stick. Even unmarried parents have legal rights that cannot be stripped…
Rank this Week: 2005

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/
  • Oct 20

    fast divorce

    fast divorce
    Often divorces are quite messy and full of conflict.  Parties fight over the smallest of issues and create enormous adversity amongst each other during the divorce proceedings.  All of this can be avoided according to the new law…
  • Oct 19

    Americans are adopting more boys than girls for the first time

    Americans are adopting more boys than girls for the first time
    In an unprecedented trend for the U.S., more male children were adopted from other countries than female children by the end of 2016, a research found This trend is largely caused by a change in patterns of adoption in China—a…
  • Oct 16

    bullies and domestic violence

    bullies and domestic violence
    Often men in a power position in the movie industry there are sexual predators who will try to take advantage of young women for their own sexual benefit.  Harvey Weinstein, Roger Ailes, Eric Boling, Bill Cosby, R. Kelly, Bill…
Rank this Week: 292

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/
  • Oct 20

    Can My Employer Require Me Take A Lie Detector Test?

    Can My Employer Require Me Take A Lie Detector Test?
    You’re at work sitting at your desk, happily completing your latest project. Your relationship with your employer seems strong and, to your knowledge, everything is going great. Then you receive an e-mail from Human Resources asking you…
  • Oct 18

    What Can Make a Job Posting or Advertisement Discriminatory?

    What Can Make a Job Posting or Advertisement Discriminatory?
    When hiring, employers typically want to give preference to a person with particular characteristics or qualifications. In doing so, however, they need to avoid giving preference in a way that amounts to illegal discrimination. Which Types of…
  • Oct 17

    Can a Decision from an Unemployment Appeal Be Used in Another Case?

    Can a Decision from an Unemployment Appeal Be Used in Another Case?
    Sometimes clients hire me to do an unemployment appeal with the Nevada DETR and also have another claim against their employer, such as wrongful discharge, discrimination, or retaliation. At times, they assume they can use the referee’s…
Rank this Week: 877

Michigan Divorce Lawyers Blog

Michigan Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law, divorce, and custody issues in Michigan. By Serafini, Michalowski, Derkacz & Associates P.C.

http://www.michigandivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Blac Chyna is receiving $20,000 per month in child support – how much are you entitled to?

    Blac Chyna is receiving $20,000 per month in child support – how much are you entitled to?
    In the news recently is an article that Rob Kardashian agreed to pay $20,000 per month in child support, ending a heavily contested battle with ex-fiancee Blac Chyna. We frequently hear from clients that a friend of theirs is receiving a…
  • Oct 20

    Tax issues to consider during a divorce.

    Tax issues to consider during a divorce.
    1.) Child support Exemption. Child support is neither deductible, nor taxable. That being said, the dependency exemption can only be used by one parent. Generally, the parent that has primary physical custody, can claim the exemption; or, the…
  • Oct 20

    Mother jailed for failing to vaccinate son

    Mother jailed for failing to vaccinate son
    You may have seen the article in the news regarding a mother that was jailed for failing to vaccinate her son. Oakland County Judge Karen McDonald found that Rebecca Bredow was in contempt of court, for failing to vaccinate her son, despite…
Rank this Week: 1661

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/
  • Oct 20

    Myth #1 – Only the Wealthy Need an Estate Plan

    Myth #1 – Only the Wealthy Need an Estate Plan
    I can’t tell you how many times I hear “Oh I don’t have anything but debt, why do I need to plan?” or “I’ll get around to it, besides it is not like I am rich or anything.”  People tend to think…
  • Oct 20

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions – Day Five

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions – Day Five
    What should I discuss with my family? Discussing your eventual death is not a pleasant conversation to have, but it is a necessary one.  It is important to let your family know what your wishes are.  Depending on what your documents…
  • Oct 19

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions – Day Four

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions – Day Four
    Do I really need a Power of Attorney? There is no legal requirement that you execute a Power of Attorney, financial or otherwise.  You could go through life never having to give someone else authority to act on your behalf.  But,…
Rank this Week: 323

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/
Rank this Week: 1201

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    How Does Declaring Bankruptcy Affect Your Child Support Obligations?

    How Does Declaring Bankruptcy Affect Your Child Support Obligations?
    The statistic that half of Americans could not come up with $400 in an emergency without borrowing is certainly alarming, but it is hardly surprising. Debt and financial hardship are huge problems in the United States. For many Americans,…
  • Oct 18

    Can Private School Tuition be a Child Support Obligation?

    Can Private School Tuition be a Child Support Obligation?
    Child support is supposed to cover a child’s basic needs, such as food and shelter. What about educational expenses, though? Education is hardly a luxury; school attendance has been mandatory for American children for well over a…
  • Oct 13

    Palm Beach Real Estate Royalty Give New Meaning to High Asset Divorce

    Palm Beach Real Estate Royalty Give New Meaning to High Asset Divorce
    Even people who do not have a romantic bone in their bodies find it heartwarming to see elderly couples who have been married for many decades. For example, after Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc on Florida, readers all across the country took…
Rank this Week: 1335

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Commingled Assets in Washington Divorce Case

    Commingled Assets in Washington Divorce Case
    The court must distribute the assets in a divorce if the couple does not reach an agreement as to distribution.  Certain property may be considered separate property.  In Washington, an asset is separate property if it is either…
  • Oct 13

    Washington Statute of Limitations and Service

    Washington Statute of Limitations and Service
    Personal injury cases are subject to a statute of limitations, and if the injured person does not bring a lawsuit prior to its expiration, he or she will be time-barred from doing so.  Washington car accident attorneys know that…
  • Oct 6

    Jury Access to Inadmissible Evidence Results in New Trial for Washington Criminal Defendant

    Jury Access to Inadmissible Evidence Results in New Trial for Washington Criminal Defendant
    A jury must base its decision on the evidence before the court and may not consider evidence outside the record.  While courts do their best to ensure that juries are properly instructed and not exposed to outside information, jurors…
Rank this Week: 3118

Bergen County Divorce Attorney…

Bergen County Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Leopold Law.

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

    New Jersey Court Rules Marital Separation Agreement Is Not a Mid-Marriage Agreement

    New Jersey Court Rules Marital Separation Agreement Is Not a Mid-Marriage Agreement
    In a recent New Jersey divorce decision, the defendant tried to get a divorce judgment vacated because it incorporated an unenforceable marital separation agreement. He claimed that it was an unconscionable, unjust, and inequitable…
  • Oct 20

    Change in Circumstances and New Jersey Alimony and Child Support

    Change in Circumstances and New Jersey Alimony and Child Support
    In a recent New Jersey appellate decision, a couple that married in 1999 had three kids. After a divorce trial, the father was awarded custody of the kids and the mother had to pay child support for the three kids. The father  had to pay…
  • Oct 10

    Voluntary Retirement and Child Custody in New Jersey

    Voluntary Retirement and Child Custody in New Jersey
    In a recent New Jersey child custody decision, the father appealed after a lower court decided against his request for a modification. The couple divorced in February 2014. The judgment incorporated a marital settlement that gave the parents…
Rank this Week: 2420

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers family law related issues including divorce, separation, child custody & access, child support, spousal support, and property division. By Gelman & Associates.

http://www.lisagelman.com/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Can an ADHD Be Used to Set Aside a Family Court Order?

    Can an ADHD Be Used to Set Aside a Family Court Order?
    Ontario’s Family Court recently dealt with the interesting issue of whether an order obligating a separated couple to sell their matrimonial home should be set aside because of a variety of hardships claimed by the wife, including ADHD.…
  • Oct 12

    Must Canadian Children Be Registered as a Specific Sex on Official Documents?

    Must Canadian Children Be Registered as a Specific Sex on Official Documents?
    Earlier this year, an eight-month-old baby in British Columbia made international news when the child was issued a health card that does not specify a sex. The document is widely believed to be a first, both in Canada and worldwide. A Health…
  • Oct 5

    Court of Appeal Upholds Cohabitation Agreement Waiving Spousal Support

    Court of Appeal Upholds Cohabitation Agreement Waiving Spousal Support
    The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld a cohabitation agreement that a woman signed decades ago without obtaining independent legal advice, finding no reason to overturn the agreement. What Happened? The parties in question began to live…
Rank this Week: 2341

Hook Law Center Blog

Hook Law Center Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Virginia.

https://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Planning for Death the Swedish Way

    Planning for Death the Swedish Way
    A large part of elder law is helping clients plan for what happens after their death. To that end we, help clients execute wills, revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts, change beneficiary designations, review joint account titling, etc. all…
  • Oct 13

    New Medicare Cards Coming Soon

    New Medicare Cards Coming Soon
    Between April 2018 and April 2019, Medicare will be issuing new Medicare cards to all of its beneficiaries, approximately 60 million Americans, in an effort to cut down on identity theft and fraud. Instead of using Social Security Numbers to…
  • Oct 9

    Protecting Public Benefits from Child Support Payment

    Protecting Public Benefits from Child Support Payment
    The majority of us know that a parent has a duty to support his or her minor children, and that the law presumes that upon reaching majority, a child is capable of self-support. Very few people understand that the responsibilities of a parent…
Rank this Week: 2168

Texas Family Law Blog

Texas Family Law Blog

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

http://www.austintexaslegal.com/Blog/
  • Oct 20

    2017 Court Appointed Family Advocates Advanced CLE

    2017 Court Appointed Family Advocates Advanced CLE
    October 27, 2017 – all day UT Thompson Center Includes morning refreshments, lunch, afternoon snack, and parking! 6.25 credit hours; 2.5 ethics Cost: $110 for Austin Bar Association CAFA Section Members $135 for non-members of the…
  • Oct 18

    Spousal Maintenance 101: Everything You Need To Know

    Spousal Maintenance 101: Everything You Need To Know
    Spousal maintenance is something that you might need to think about if you are contemplating divorcing your spouse. If you are thinking of filing for divorce or if you are already in the middle of one because your spouse had already gone…
  • Oct 15

    Busting Myths and Rumors About Child Support in Texa

    Busting Myths and Rumors About Child Support in Texa
    The area of family law that a lot of people are concerned about is the part that deals with child support. In a divorce, it’s unavoidable for both parents to worry about finances. It is common for the parent who needs to provide child…
Rank this Week: 1344

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Oct 20

    Divorce is Genetic

    Divorce is Genetic
    From PsyPost: Children of divorced parents are more likely to get divorced when compared to those who grew up in two-parent families — and genetic factors are the primary explanation, according to a new study by researchers at Virginia…
  • Oct 19

    Single Moms in Iceland

    Single Moms in Iceland
    From CNN: "What would a society look like without marriage?" The question popped into my brain after I stumbled across a list of countries with the most unwed mothers. With 40% of its babies born out of wedlock, America sits...
  • Oct 18

    Marriage as Mark of Privilege

    Marriage as Mark of Privilege
    From the New York Times: Marriage, which used to be the default way to form a family in the United States, regardless of income or education, has become yet another part of American life reserved for those who are most...
Rank this Week: 98

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
  • Oct 20

    Settlors and Shareholders: Who Has Standing to Sue for Elder Abuse?

    Settlors and Shareholders: Who Has Standing to Sue for Elder Abuse?
    The Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act (EADACPA) (Welf & I C §§15600–15675) provides enhanced remedies for “financial abuse” that results in a loss of property of someone over age 65. This can…
  • Oct 18

    How to Get Your Client Paid for Work on Construction Project

    How to Get Your Client Paid for Work on Construction Project
    You’ve got a client who didn’t get paid for work done on a construction project. You could file a breach of contract action, but there may be other ways to get your client paid, especially if the contracting party who didn’t…
  • Oct 16

    4 Reasons to Get Help on a Fee Motion

    4 Reasons to Get Help on a Fee Motion
    Just because you successfully handled the merits of a case doesn’t mean that you should take on a large or complex fee motion that arises from it. It may be time to bring in someone with fee motion expertise. Here are four reasons to…
Rank this Week: 238

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 703

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Oct 19

    The good and the bad...

    The good and the bad...
    ... were both in evidence in my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog, which included:Three stories about judges illustrate the good and the bad of our judiciaryJudge not entitled to dismiss father’s…
  • Oct 19

    Software review: Capitalise

    Software review: Capitalise
    Any family lawyer dealing with high net worth cases will frequently need to calculate what capital sum will be required to generate a given income. The conventional way of doing this is to consult Duxbury tables, and do the calculation…
  • Oct 18

    New divorce stats show laws on cohabitation & fault-based divorce need to change, say family lawyer

    New divorce stats show laws on cohabitation & fault-based divorce need to change, say family lawyer
    Today’s official statistics on the number of divorces in England and Wales show there were 106,959 divorces among opposite-sex couples in 2016 – up 5.8% from 2015.Commenting on the rise, Nigel Shepherd, Chair of the family justice…
Rank this Week: 1471

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
  • Oct 19

    Presumption of Parentage under the Illinois Parentage Act

    Presumption of Parentage under the Illinois Parentage Act
    Fortunately for married same-sex couples in Illinois who have children, the Illinois Parentage Act provides the same protections that were once afforded to fathers in a heterosexual marriage. Traditionally, a man married to a woman who gave…
  • Oct 12

    Division of Retirement Assets in an Illinois Divorce

    Division of Retirement Assets in an Illinois Divorce
    When most people think about the division of assets in their divorce, they may overlook one important asset – their retirement accounts. Retirement accounts held by either spouse are divisible in a divorce, depending on when the money…
  • Oct 5

    The Role of a Guardian Ad Litem in a Divorce

    The Role of a Guardian Ad Litem in a Divorce
    Divorces can be as difficult for children as it is for the parents, if not more difficult. If the parents are particularly hostile to each other and fight over all the issues, including time-sharing and parental responsibility, the children…
Rank this Week: 1104

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Oct 19

    Cohabitation Must Occur at the Time of Filing the Motion to Terminate

    Cohabitation Must Occur at the Time of Filing the Motion to Terminate
    Scott v. Scott, Cohabitation, and Alimony In a recent alimony case, Scott v. Scott, the Supreme Court of Utah decided whether a former wife’s alimony payments were to be terminated, under Utah Code Ann § 30-3-5(10), because of his…
  • Sep 27

    Admissibility of Polygraph Results in Utah Criminal Case

    Admissibility of Polygraph Results in Utah Criminal Case
    Polygraph Results Are the Subject of Expert Testimony Generally speaking, polygraph results are not admissible in Utah courts because they do not satisfy Utah Rules of Evidence 702. That is because over time, they have been unable to meet the…
  • Aug 29

    Modifying an Alimony Award When the Paying Spouse Retire

    Modifying an Alimony Award When the Paying Spouse Retire
    How Does a Court Decide if an Alimony Award Should be Modified when A Spouse Retires? In 1975 Ronald and Paula Ann got married. Twenty-four years later they separated and a lengthy divorce action ensued. It wasn’t until 2008 that the…
Rank this Week: 2068

The Martin Law Firm, P.C Blog

The Martin Law Firm, P.C Blog

Covers criminal and family law.

http://jbmartinlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 19

    What Happens When You Are Arrested for a DUI

    What Happens When You Are Arrested for a DUI
    The post What Happens When You Are Arrested for a DUI appeared first on The Martin Law Firm, P.C.
  • Oct 2

    Is Drug or Alcohol Intoxication a Criminal Defense in Pennsylvania?

    Is Drug or Alcohol Intoxication a Criminal Defense in Pennsylvania?
    Alcohol and drugs can easily affect the way we act, sometimes causing people to commit acts they would otherwise never commit but for being intoxicated. Pennsylvania law does take a criminal defendant’s state of intoxication into…
  • Sep 12

    Can I Go to Jail for Marijuana in Pennsylvania?

    Can I Go to Jail for Marijuana in Pennsylvania?
    With all the discussion of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania, and our own Governor Tom Wolfe telling the media that “we ought to decriminalize marijuana use,” it might be easy to think that the criminal penalties related to…
Rank this Week: 3016

Ontario Family Law Blog

Ontario Family Law Blog

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

http://www.ontariofamilylawblog.com
  • Oct 19

    Learn How to Keep Your Composure with Financial Disclosure

    Learn How to Keep Your Composure with Financial Disclosure
    What is Financial Disclosure? Are contemplating a separation or divorce? One of the most important procedural steps you can anticipate is the exchange of full and frank financial disclosure. Family law legislation requires…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 707

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: 4380

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/
  • Oct 19

    Sharing Calendars: What Can My Co-Parent See?

    Sharing Calendars: What Can My Co-Parent See?
    Sharing Calendars: What Can My Co-Parent See? Scheduling your family’s many activities and appointments can often be an overwhelming process, which can be complicated even further when you are co-parenting. Being on the same page with…
  • Oct 17

    How to Reclaim Your Social Life After Divorce

    How to Reclaim Your Social Life After Divorce
    How to Reclaim Your Social Life After Divorce Going through a separation or divorce tends to change a lot about one's life, and it might feel like the enjoyable parts of life have been put on hold, both at home and in your social circle. It…
  • Oct 12

    How To Debunk Your Child's Post-Divorce Fear

    How To Debunk Your Child's Post-Divorce Fear
    How To Debunk Your Child's Post-Divorce Fears How much do you think your child knows about divorce? Their previous exposure to the concept and process may have been limited to representations in television shows or stories they heard from…
Rank this Week: 227

Learn About Law

Learn About Law

Covers bankruptcy, business law, family law, elder law, criminal law and estate planning. By Kevin O'Flaherty.

https://www.oflaherty-law.com/our-law-blog
  • Oct 19

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Repayment Plans Explained

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Repayment Plans Explained
    In Chapter 13 bankruptcies, debtors pay some or all of their debts over the course of either three or five years according to a repayment plan.  In this article we will explain how Chapter 13 bankruptcy repayment plans work, define the…
  • Oct 12

    The Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Process Explained

    The Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Process Explained
    In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, the debtor pays off some or all of his or her debt through a payment plan over the course of either 3 or 5 years.  This is different from a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, in which the debtor’s assets are…
  • Oct 5

    When to File a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy | Chapter 13 Bankruptcy vs. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    When to File a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy | Chapter 13 Bankruptcy vs. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    In this article, we explain when it makes sense to file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy rather than a Chapter 7 bankruptcy.  We will answer the following questions:  (1) “what is the difference between a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy and a…
Rank this Week: 2379

Kaminetzky & Associates, P.C. Blog

Kaminetzky & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers New York family law.

http://www.kaminetzkylaw.com/category/divorce-law/
  • Oct 19

    What’s the Difference between You Guys and an Online Service?

    What’s the Difference between You Guys and an Online Service?
    Recently, we had a former divorce client call us with happy news! She is getting married! Both parties have children from their former relationships, professional practices and assets that they would like to go to their respective children…
  • Oct 12

    Thinking of Going Solo? Be Prepared to Practice Law and Run a Business!

    Thinking of Going Solo? Be Prepared to Practice Law and Run a Business!
    A law practice is a business. No matter how good an attorney you are, your practice will not take off without that recognition. This article was written for new solo attorneys, those who are thinking of hanging out a shingle, and those who…
  • Oct 5

    Exchanging a Statement of Net Worth in a Divorce

    Exchanging a Statement of Net Worth in a Divorce
    In the divorce process, whether mediated or litigated, one of the most important documents is the statement of net worth. It is a document that outlines the financial health of each party. There are several sections. One section outlines…
Rank this Week: 2992

King Law Offices Blog

King Law Offices Blog

Discusses traffic matters, family law, criminal law, wills and estate planning and personal injury law as it relates to North Carolina and South Carolina.

https://kinglawoffices.com/blog/
  • Oct 19

    Preparing for a Family Law Matter

    Preparing for a Family Law Matter
    One of the more difficult realizations that a person has is that they are no longer able to control the circumstances that surround their home life. One of the few areas, where people expect to be on top of things, suddenly gets turned upside…
  • Oct 17

    New North Carolina Expunction Law

    New North Carolina Expunction Law
    Recently, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed Senate Bill 445 into law. This law has a major impact on those who have past criminal records in North Carolina. An expungement is a process that one can go through in order to get certain…
  • Oct 12

    Pre-trial Limited Driving Privilege for a DWI Charge

    Pre-trial Limited Driving Privilege for a DWI Charge
    In North Carolina, when an individual is charged with a DWI, their license is taken for 30 days. This is what is called a “30-day Civil Revocation.” During this period, the defendant cannot operate a motor vehicle or they will be…
Rank this Week: 2909

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Oct 19

    Video: How To Have A Healthy Divorce

    Video: How To Have A Healthy Divorce
    With the way the family court system in the United States is structured, divorce is set up for conflict. Even couples that enter the process on good terms with the intent of splitting amicably almost inevitably end up bickering about some…
  • Oct 17

    Can You Use Text Messages In Court?

    Can You Use Text Messages In Court?
    Can text messages be used in court? Increasingly, family courts are using incriminating text messages and email evidence in divorce cases. In this day and age, texting is used by millions of people as a primary form of communication.…
  • Oct 13

    Can We Settle Custody Without Going To Court?

    Can We Settle Custody Without Going To Court?
    Question: My wife and I agree that our son should live with me while he spends weekends with her. Since we are in agreement, can we settle out of court? Answer: While I am not licensed to practice law in your state, I can give some general…
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Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

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

http://lawfirmcarolinas.com/blog/
  • Oct 19

    Taliercio Elected National Officer for Parliamentary Lawyer

    Taliercio Elected National Officer for Parliamentary Lawyer
    Black, Slaughter & Black attorney Michael Taliercio has been elected 2018 national Treasurer of the American College of Parliamentary Lawyers (ACPL). Taliercio is a Professional Registered Parliamentarian with the National Association of…
  • Oct 19

    In the Robert’s Rule of Order, can a chair overrule a motion to call the previous question?

    In the Robert’s Rule of Order, can a chair overrule a motion to call the previous question?
    This question was asked elsewhere online, and my answer may be of interest to others– Unfortunately, without more facts the answer is likely “it depends.” If your adopted parliamentary authority is Robert’s Rules of…
  • Sep 8

    Required E-mail Notice of Collection Proceedings?

    Required E-mail Notice of Collection Proceedings?
    Lawyers get asked about reported cases all the time, but usually what happens in a specific lawsuit isn’t that relevant to parties not involved in the case. That’s because circumstances are different, facts vary, associations are…
Rank this Week: 2542

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Oct 19

    how lovely of you to stop by…

    how lovely of you to stop by…
    Hi. If you’ve popped over because of *that judgment* you are probably looking for stuff about covert recording. I had a root around for that in my nik nak drawer earlier, because I had a hunch you might stop round, and I found two…
  • Oct 12

    Appearing as a witness in court – tips for parent

    Appearing as a witness in court – tips for parent
    Tonight I was involved in a twitter discussion about the publication of some tips for social workers who are worried about giving evidence, and the sense that parents are not given similar support. Appearing as a witness in court: tips for…
  • Oct 11

    happy families, the conversations we’re not having about adoption

    happy families, the conversations we’re not having about adoption
    by Pamela Neal (28 Oct 6.30pm, London)   Can we make happy families? Can we impose identity on a child? Do we need to ‘rescue’ children or should we be trying to support unhappy families? What is really at the heart of our…
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Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

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

    Can a Paternity Test Be Performed Before My Child Is Born?

    Can a Paternity Test Be Performed Before My Child Is Born?
    Yes. But you cannot officially establish your child’s parentage until he or she is born. In other words, though you might know who fathered your unborn child, that man does not have parental rights until the child is born and if you…
  • Oct 11

    Why Are Women More Likely to Initiate Divorce Proceedings than Men?

    Why Are Women More Likely to Initiate Divorce Proceedings than Men?
    Divorces occur between all types of couples for a variety of reasons. Just like no two couples and no two marriages are alike, every divorce is unique in its own way. But this does not mean that there are not measurable patterns and…
  • Oct 5

    The Divorce Mediator’s Job

    The Divorce Mediator’s Job
    If you and your spouse decide to complete the divorce process through mediation, you will work with a divorce mediator to reach an appropriate, equitable divorce settlement. Although many divorce mediators are lawyers, your divorce mediator…
Rank this Week: 898

Calabrese Associates Blog

Calabrese Associates Blog

Covers family law issues.

http://www.dupagefamilylaw.com/naperville-attorney
  • Oct 18

    Divorce Requires Adjusting Your Retirement Plan

    Divorce Requires Adjusting Your Retirement Plan
    Divorce can upend your carefully made plans for your future, including your retirement. If you are approaching retirement age, you may have already figured out: How much money you will need to support yourself and your spouse during…
  • Oct 12

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Postnuptial Agreement

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Postnuptial Agreement
    Postnuptial agreements are often grouped in the same discussions as prenuptial agreements. Both are legal documents that help spouses predetermine the terms of a hypothetical divorce, including: Defining marital and nonmarital…
  • Oct 3

    11 Factors Courts Consider When Ruling on Child Relocation

    11 Factors Courts Consider When Ruling on Child Relocation
    Illinois law prohibits a divorced parent from relocating with a child without notifying the other parent and receiving court approval. There are no exceptions for cases in which the other parent has little parenting time with the child or is…
Rank this Week: 1381

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/
  • Oct 18

    Modification of Parenting Plans, is there enough smoke to convince a judge that there is fire?

    Modification of Parenting Plans, is there enough smoke to convince a judge that there is fire?
    One of the biggest dilemmas that I deal with in family law cases is when someone comes to me with their desire to modify the terms of the original parenting plan or time-sharing judgment. The Florida Statute governing this particular…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1436

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

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

http://www.jgllaw.com/blog
  • Oct 18

    Are We Part of the Problem? How #MeToo and Harvey Weinstein Shows Settling Out of Court Might Be Making Things Worse

    Are We Part of the Problem? How #MeToo and Harvey Weinstein Shows Settling Out of Court Might Be Making Things Worse
         In recent days, an online campaign designed to highlight the prevalence of sexual assault and harassment has spread across social media.  Frustrated by the number of women stepping forward with allegations of sexual…
  • Oct 17

    The Problem With Emoji

    The Problem With Emoji
    We may not all know the term emoji, but we have all seen them or used them. Emojis are small digital images or icons used to express an idea or emotion onine. The term is only a couple of decades old and derives from the Japanese words e, a…
  • Oct 5

    Make an Estate Plan, and Keep It Up to Date!

    Make an Estate Plan, and Keep It Up to Date!
    A recent survey shows that the majority of Americans do not have an estate plan – in the form of either a will or a living trust – in place. Among Americans 72 years old and above, 81 percent do have an estate plan, but 78 percent…
Rank this Week: 1866

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/
  • Oct 18

    Notes on Egypt and International Child Abduction

    Notes on Egypt and International Child Abduction
    Updated October 2017Jeremy D. Morley1.     The U.S. State Department has determined - and has reported to Congress - that Egypt has demonstrated a persistent failure to work with the U.S. Central Authority to resolve cases of…
  • Sep 29

    Expert Testimony as to Potential International Child Abduction to Colombia

    Expert Testimony as to Potential International Child Abduction to Colombia
    In an order issued on September 25, 2017, the Chancery Division – Family Part of the Superior Court of Union County, New Jersey, held that Jeremy D. Morley “was qualified by the Court, without objection, as an expert in the area…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 416

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/
  • Oct 18

    Same-Sex Couples Presumed Legitimate Parents of Children

    Same-Sex Couples Presumed Legitimate Parents of Children
    In New York, there is a “presumption of legitimacy” which provides that a child born during a marriage is presumed to be the married couples’ child.  A New York appeals court ruled that this presumption should apply…
  • Sep 22

    “Anonymous v. Anonymous”- Filing A New York Divorce Secretly

    “Anonymous v. Anonymous”- Filing A New York Divorce Secretly
      Huma Abedin filed a motion to have her New York divorce against Anthony Weiner calendared, docketed and heard secretly.  The request would allow their divorce to be listed on the New York County Supreme Court’s dockets as…
  • Sep 22

    “Anonymous v. Anonymous”- Filing A New York Divorce Secretly

    “Anonymous v. Anonymous”- Filing A New York Divorce Secretly
      Huma Abedin filed a motion to have her New York divorce against Anthony Weiner calendared, docketed and heard secretly.  The request would allow their divorce to be listed on the New York County Supreme Court’s dockets as…
Rank this Week: 2058

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents, DUI, criminal defense, bank side bankruptcy cases, creditors' rights, divorce and family custody, and estate planning. By Fessler Schneider & Grimme.

http://www.fsgattorneys.com/blog
  • Oct 18

    Family Attorneys in Ft. Thomas KY

    Family Attorneys in Ft. Thomas KY
    As the holidays approach, uncomfortable discussions about where and with whom the children will spend the time arise. When you are facing serious illness, you have questions about who will handle your personal and business affairs.  As…
  • Oct 12

    Kentucky Personal Injury Attorney Honored

    Kentucky Personal Injury Attorney Honored
    David F. Fessler has been honored by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys as one of the top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys in Kentucky for “Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service.” This honor is very gratifying…
  • Oct 4

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Kentucky and Ohio

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Kentucky and Ohio
    No one wants to be the person or people in the car in this picture.  Unfortunately, with over 200 million drivers on the roads in the United States, it is quite possible you could be hit by another driver.  In Kentucky, as in most…
Rank this Week: 1743

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 18

    Paternity and Custody

    Paternity and Custody
    Dear Carolyn, I believe I am the Father of a son, but the Mother is married to someone else.  I dated Mother while she and her husband were separated, but now they are back together.   We had sex during the time we were dating…
  • Oct 13

    Separate Property Bought During Marriage?

    Separate Property Bought During Marriage?
    Dear Carolyn: I have a family member who is separated. Before the separation, this person purchased a house with the deed only in her name and the deed of trust in both names. How will the courts view this property for equitable distribution?…
  • Oct 11

    A year can seem a LONG time…..

    A year can seem a LONG time…..
    Dear Carolyn: My wife and I have been married 20 years. Our child is graduating from high school this year, and we are miserable.  We own a home with lots of debt and we cannot afford to separate without selling our home first.  We…
Rank this Week: 2336

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/
  • Oct 18

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

    Indiana Appeals Court: Vehicle Insured but Denied Coverage is Uninsured for UM Purpose
    In an issue of first impression, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled recently in an Indiana car accident lawsuit that a vehicle that is insured but denied coverage following a crash should be considered uninsured under state law.  The…
  • Oct 4

    Indiana Injury Lawsuit vs. Restitution Order in Criminal Case

    Indiana Injury Lawsuit vs. Restitution Order in Criminal Case
    If you are a victim of violence in Indiana leading to injuries, you are probably aware that a pending criminal case against your attacker(s) could involve an order of restitution upon a conviction. What you may not know is that you have…
  • Sep 15

    Indiana Injury on Aviation Company Property Case to Proceed

    Indiana Injury on Aviation Company Property Case to Proceed
    If you are injured on property owned or occupied by someone else, you may have the right to sue that person or company for coverage of your injuries under a portion of law known as premises liability. Premises liability refers to the duty…
Rank this Week: 682

(619) Divorce Blog

(619) Divorce Blog

Divorce and Family Law topics related to San Diego, CA.

http://619divorce.com/blog/
  • Oct 18

    10 Risk Factors for Divorce

    10 Risk Factors for Divorce
    Are you at risk for divorce?  According to relationship experts, there are divorce “risk factors.” Read on to read what the top 10 are. 10 Risk Factors for Divorce Like risk factors for heart disease or liver cancer, the…
  • Oct 10

    Can Your Level of Education Affect Your Marriage?

    Can Your Level of Education Affect Your Marriage?
    It turns out that your marriage and your chance of getting divorced might depend on your education level. Can Your Level of Education Affect Your Marriage? Professor at Northwestern University and the author of “The All-or-Nothing…
  • Oct 2

    Your Collaborative Divorce

    Your Collaborative Divorce
    Divorce can turn friends into enemies. A better and less stressful solution might be a collaborative divorce. It can also save couples time and money. According to attorney Joryn Jenkins, “By the end of the divorce trial, spouses can…
Rank this Week: 2863

619 Divorce Blog

619 Divorce Blog

Covers San Diego Family Law and Divorce.

http://619divorce.com/blog/
  • Oct 18

    10 Risk Factors for Divorce

    10 Risk Factors for Divorce
    Are you at risk for divorce?  According to relationship experts, there are divorce “risk factors.” Read on to read what the top 10 are. 10 Risk Factors for Divorce Like risk factors for heart disease or liver cancer, the…
  • Oct 10

    Can Your Level of Education Affect Your Marriage?

    Can Your Level of Education Affect Your Marriage?
    It turns out that your marriage and your chance of getting divorced might depend on your education level. Can Your Level of Education Affect Your Marriage? Professor at Northwestern University and the author of “The All-or-Nothing…
  • Oct 2

    Your Collaborative Divorce

    Your Collaborative Divorce
    Divorce can turn friends into enemies. A better and less stressful solution might be a collaborative divorce. It can also save couples time and money. According to attorney Joryn Jenkins, “By the end of the divorce trial, spouses can…
Rank this Week: 2382

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Covers divorce and family law in Illinois.

http://www.mevorahlaw.com/dupage-county-divorce-lawyers
  • Oct 18

    How is Debt Divided in an Illinois Divorce?

    How is Debt Divided in an Illinois Divorce?
    For a majority of couples undergoing the divorce process, money is often one of the biggest concerns, as bank account balances following the end of a marriage can significantly impact one’s financial standing post-divorce. Bouncing back…
  • Oct 10

    Money Mistakes Most Commonly Made in Divorce (and How to Avoid Them)

    Money Mistakes Most Commonly Made in Divorce (and How to Avoid Them)
    Once the decision to divorce has been made, parties often start to wonder how they will fare financially. After all, money is one of the most common reasons for contention in divorce. Contention is not the only issue that may impact a divorce…
  • Oct 2

    Understanding the Risks of a DIY Divorce

    Understanding the Risks of a DIY Divorce
    Thanks to technology, people can now find the answer to almost any question in the world within just a matter of seconds. They can connect with family and friends from around the world. Interested persons can even learn how to rewire their…
Rank this Week: 3604

Family Law Advisor Blog

Family Law Advisor Blog

By GoransonBain.

https://www.gbfamilylaw.com/articles/
Rank this Week: 1457

Freed Marcroft Blog

Freed Marcroft Blog

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

http://freedmarcroft.com/category/blog/
  • Oct 17

    Happily Ever After, After

    Happily Ever After, After
    Before we founded Freed Marcroft, I used to travel for a living. Right now I am alone on a plane for the first time in a long time.  Both avid travelers, Kristen and I journey together frequently for business and pleasure.  But this…
  • Jul 10

    4 Tips for Effective Co-Parenting This Summer

    4 Tips for Effective Co-Parenting This Summer
    For your kids, summertime means no school and plenty of time for fun activities. Between trips to the local pool, summer camp, and vacation time with their parents, they’re always in for a good time. When it comes to divorced…
  • Jul 5

    How do Connecticut Courts Decide on Child Custody?

    How do Connecticut Courts Decide on Child Custody?
    Whether you’re deciding on child custody in court or working out an agreement with the other parent, the courts will always have the final word on your child custody arrangements. When the court rules on a child custody order, you and…
Rank this Week: 2663

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

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

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Oct 17

    5 Ways to Get Back on Track During Divorce Recovery 

    5 Ways to Get Back on Track During Divorce Recovery 
    Divorce Recovery 5 Ways to Get Back on Track During Divorce Recovery  If you want to get back on track as soon as possible, here are 5 great ways to recover. http://www.divorcemag.com/newsletter-blog/back-on-track-during-divorce-recovery…
  • Oct 11

    Not Receiving Support Payments?

    Not Receiving Support Payments?
    Legal Issues Not Receiving Support Payments?  Here are steps a spouse can take when he or she has stopped receiving support payments. http://www.divorcemag.com/newsletter-blog/not-receiving-support-payments-next-step
  • Oct 3

    Why I Owed It to My Children to Divorce 

    Why I Owed It to My Children to Divorce 
    Considering Divorce  Why I Owed It to My Children to Divorce  What relationships will our children be a part of, based on our examples? It’s our job as parents to set the right example.…
Rank this Week: 1121