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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/
  • Jan 3

    Repairing Your Credit After a Divorce—A QuickStart Guide

    Repairing Your Credit After a Divorce—A QuickStart Guide
    Between court costs, alimony and child support, divorce can quickly throw your finances into disarray. Unfortunately, credit concerns add yet another complication, especially if you failed to establish a credit history while married.…
  • Dec 27

    What Estate Planning Projects Do You Need to Do After Your Divorce?

    What Estate Planning Projects Do You Need to Do After Your Divorce?
    Alimony, property division, tax planning... the financial aspects of your divorce can cause undue stress and confusion. Unfortunately, the difficulties are far from over after you sign the final papers. Once you've addressed the immediate…
  • Dec 19

    Divorce and Your Adult Children: Do’s and Don’t

    Divorce and Your Adult Children: Do’s and Don’t
    Some well-intentioned parents know their marriage is over, but they choose to wait “until the kids are older” before filing for divorce. Others separate later in life after a devastating revelation (such as the admission of an…
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Helmer, Conley & Kasselman, P.A.…

Helmer, Conley & Kasselman, P.A. Blog

Covers business, criminal, family, and injury law.

https://www.helmerlegal.com/blog/
  • Dec 14

    Can I Avoid a DUI Conviction if My BAC was Above 0.08 Percent?

    Can I Avoid a DUI Conviction if My BAC was Above 0.08 Percent?
    Now that the holidays have arrived, law enforcement officers are even more aware and focused on keeping everyone as safe as possible. That being the case, if you or a loved one happen to get stopped while you are out celebrating the season,…
  • Dec 14

    Here’s What Not to Do if You Have Been Arrested for DUI in New Jersey

    Here’s What Not to Do if You Have Been Arrested for DUI in New Jersey
    In New Jersey, facing charges for driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) is an extremely serious matter. Although DUI is classified as a traffic offense and not a crime, this does not necessarily work to your advantage, and the…
  • Nov 22

    What to Expect if You’re Arrested on Thanksgiving

    What to Expect if You’re Arrested on Thanksgiving
    You didn’t plan on being arrested – and Thanksgiving could not be a worse time, as the judicial process can be prolonged during holidays. If you don’t act quickly, you could end up spending your entire holiday weekend (or…
Rank this Week: 2021

Hildebrand Law Blog

Hildebrand Law Blog

Discusses Arizona Law in Relation to Divorce and Separately Owned Businesses.

https://www.hildebrandlaw.com/blog.aspx
  • Dec 14

    Child Custody and Support in Arizona

    Child Custody and Support in Arizona
    Child Custody and Support in Arizona Going through a divorce in Arizona is an incredibly difficult process. No two couples are alike, yet the decision to separate is typically a difficult one. Because divorce is such a sensitive topic, many…
  • Dec 14

    How to Prepare for a Child Custody Case in Arizona

    How to Prepare for a Child Custody Case in Arizona
    How to Prepare for a Child Custody Case in Arizona When engaging in a contested custody fight, the best defense is preparation. You need to know how to prepare for a child custody case in Arizona. There are several key steps that any parent…
  • Dec 14

    What are the differences between a Fault and No-Fault Divorce

    What are the differences between a Fault and No-Fault Divorce
    What are the differences between a Fault and No-Fault Divorce The basic difference between the two types of divorce is the reason that leads to divorce. A fault divorce requires the one filing for divorce to assert that the other spouse is to…
Rank this Week: 1731

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/
  • Dec 14

    Nevada Employees Allowed to Seek Unpaid Wages through Court

    Nevada Employees Allowed to Seek Unpaid Wages through Court
    In a recent opinion (Neville, Jr. v. Dist. Ct. (Terrible Herbst, Inc.)), the Nevada Supreme Court determined that Nevada employees are permitted to file a lawsuit in civil court to recover unpaid wages. This means that employees have the…
  • Nov 28

    Sexual Harassment at Work: Why It’s Not Okay and How to Stop It

    Sexual Harassment at Work: Why It’s Not Okay and How to Stop It
    In recent months, many courageous women have come forward publicly with accusations of sexual harassment against well-known men in politics, media, entertainment, and business (see here). Whether the harassment happened recently or decades…
  • Nov 16

    When Is a Final Paycheck Due After You Get Fired or Quit in Nevada?

    When Is a Final Paycheck Due After You Get Fired or Quit in Nevada?
    In Nevada, an employer must follow strict deadlines for paying an employee who is terminated or quits. Failing to follow these deadlines can result in costs and penalties. An Employee Who Is Terminated Under Nevada law, when an employer fires…
Rank this Week: 2170

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

Covers family law and criminal law in Canada. By Georgialee Lang.

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Dec 14

    Wife Returns $1 Million Dollar Cheque to Husband and Seeks Monthly Support

    Wife Returns $1 Million Dollar Cheque to Husband and Seeks Monthly Support
    When couples separate one of the first legal issues to consider is whether one spouse should pay the other interim spousal support. Interim spousal support is support intended to ensure that the lower income, or non-income earning spouse has…
  • Dec 13

    High-Stakes Litigation Results in Costs Award of $1.4 Million to Wife

    High-Stakes Litigation Results in Costs Award of $1.4 Million to Wife
    It wasn’t that long ago that family law was considered the “poor sister” of commercial and corporate litigation, labelled “pink collar” law and considered a less worthy pursuit than other areas of the law.…
  • Dec 3

    How to Ensure Your Family Court Judge Will Rule Against You….

    How to Ensure Your Family Court Judge Will Rule Against You….
    Family law is incredibly emotional, particularly when it comes to parenting and children’s issues. But there are basic “rookie” mistakes that well-meaning moms and dads make, despite their valiant efforts to present…
Rank this Week: 214

Learn About Law

Learn About Law

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

http://learn-about-law.com
  • Dec 14

    Illinois Prenuptial Agreements Explained | Illinois Premarital Agreements Explained

    Illinois Prenuptial Agreements Explained | Illinois Premarital Agreements Explained
    In this article, we explain Illinois prenuptial agreements (also known as premarital agreements), including: what is a prenuptial agreement, how do Illinois prenuptial agreements work?, when is a prenuptial agreement appropriate?, what issues…
  • Dec 11

    Changes to Illinois Child Support Laws for 2017

    Changes to Illinois Child Support Laws for 2017
    On August 12, 2016, Governor Rauner signed into law Public Act 99-0764, which will change the manner in which Illinois divorce courts calculate child support. The law will be effective on July 1, 2017 and will modify two sections of the…
  • Dec 11

    How to Appeal Your Property Tax Assessment | Illinois Property Tax Appeals Explained

    How to Appeal Your Property Tax Assessment | Illinois Property Tax Appeals Explained
    Property values in the past few years have plummeted, yet homeowners find themselves paying higher property taxes than ever before. Your property taxes are linked to the fair market value of your home; however, when the fair market value of…
Rank this Week: 178

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
Rank this Week: 1952

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Dec 14

    Same-Sex Parental Right

    Same-Sex Parental Right
    From U.S. News: HONOLULU (AP) — National gay rights advocates are watching how a child support fight between a divorced lesbian couple plays out in Hawaii, likely the first such case before a state Supreme Court, experts say. A woman...
  • Dec 14

    Giving Holiday Gifts to Ex-Family

    Giving Holiday Gifts to Ex-Family
    From Detroit News, a reader seeking advice: Q: I was recently divorced from a marriage of 18 years. We have one son, now away at college. With Christmas right around the corner, I’m wondering if it’s proper to continue giving...
  • Dec 13

    Potential Changes To The Alimony Deduction

    Potential Changes To The Alimony Deduction
    From The Star Tribune: House Republicans pushing a tax overhaul have managed to do something that's extremely difficult to pull off. They've found a way to make the searing pain of divorce even more difficult for families. The reason is...
Rank this Week: 193

Chicago Divorce Attorney

Chicago Divorce Attorney

Covers Illinois family law matters. By the Wolkowitz Law Office.

http://wolkowitz.com/chicago-divorce-illinois-family-law-blog
  • Dec 14

    FAQ: Post-Decree Retirement Division Litigation

    FAQ: Post-Decree Retirement Division Litigation
    If you’ve already gotten divorced and now you are in a disagreement about how retirement should be divided, you’re probably annoyed your divorce is still impacting your life. But you can’t ignore post-decree retirement…
  • Dec 13

    Retirement division and QDROs in Divorce

    Retirement division and QDROs in Divorce
    If you are dividing a pension, 401k, or 403b, or deferred compensation plan in your divorce, then you will need a qualified domestic relations order, or QDRO (pronounced “KWAH-dro”). But people have many questions about QDROS, and…
  • Dec 8

    FAQ: Factors for Allocation of Parental Responsibilitie

    FAQ: Factors for Allocation of Parental Responsibilitie
    If your are getting divorce with kids in Illinois, then you’re probably thinking about “child custody.” But as of 2017, that’s a term no longer used in Illinois. It’s now called “allocation of parental…
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Ariano Hardy Ritt Nyuli Richmond…

Ariano Hardy Ritt Nyuli Richmond Lytle & Goettel P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, family law and workers' compensation.

https://attorneys-illinois.com/kane-county-lawyer
  • Dec 14

    Obtaining Compensation When Icy Store Sidewalks Cause Broken Bone

    Obtaining Compensation When Icy Store Sidewalks Cause Broken Bone
    With snow falling in the Chicago area and temperatures fluctuating in the precarious area just above and below freezing, ice will be forming on streets and sidewalks throughout the region. This slick, slippery substance poses a real danger to…
  • Dec 6

    Using a Special Needs Trust to Benefit Heirs With Disabilitie

    Using a Special Needs Trust to Benefit Heirs With Disabilitie
    The holiday season is a time to think of giving – of summoning the charitable impulses and good intentions that bring out the very best version of oneself. It is a time to be grateful for life’s blessings and to reach out and help…
  • Nov 28

    Seeking Compensation for Injuries Suffered in Interpersonal Conflict

    Seeking Compensation for Injuries Suffered in Interpersonal Conflict
    The 2017 holiday season may feature some contentious arguments, whether they occur over a family dinner table or during gatherings at neighborhood bars and restaurants. The reason: the nation’s intense political polarization. While most…
Rank this Week: 1893

The Blog of the Law Offices of…

The Blog of the Law Offices of Anthony Carbone

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

https://anthonycarbonepersonalinjurylawyer.com/blog/
  • Dec 14

    Cyberstalking: A Frightening and Horrific Road to Domestic Violence

    Cyberstalking: A Frightening and Horrific Road to Domestic Violence
    Unfortunately, this may be a story that may hit entirely too close to home. As you most likely know, domestic violence victims have one thing in common. They all share or have shared some kind of relationship with the individual who has…
  • Dec 13

    Don’t Drink and… Drone?

    Don’t Drink and… Drone?
    Drones are probably one of the top gift options for your favorite tech junkie this holiday season. And, if you already own or know someone who owns a drone, you know how easy it is to have a few drinks, go out in the backyard, and let that…
  • Dec 12

    When It Looks Like You Could Go to Jail on Assault Charge

    When It Looks Like You Could Go to Jail on Assault Charge
    You feel entirely justified. After all, you only punched the guy in the nose after he said something derogatory about your sister. Meanwhile, even a few moments in cuffs has you concerned. Now that you’re facing assault charges, you are…
Rank this Week: 1892

Calabrese Associates Blog

Calabrese Associates Blog

Covers family law issues.

http://www.dupagefamilylaw.com/naperville-attorney
  • Dec 14

    Including a New Significant Other During the Holiday

    Including a New Significant Other During the Holiday
    It is understandable and in many cases expected that you will date new people after your divorce. The tricky part is when and how to introduce your new romantic interest to your family – most significantly your children. You want to…
  • Dec 5

    Child Support Needs Adjustments Over Time

    Child Support Needs Adjustments Over Time
    The amount of money needed to raise a child is neither static nor uniform. Different children have different needs, and any of those needs can change as they get older. Yet, child support payments created during a divorce only reflect…
  • Nov 28

    Calculating Goodwill as Part of Business Value

    Calculating Goodwill as Part of Business Value
    A business’ value extends beyond the earnings that can be attributed to its tangible assets. Factors such as reputation amongst customers can increase its value in ways that are harder to calculate. These intangible…
Rank this Week: 2152

Kentucky Law Blog

Kentucky Law Blog

Covers Kentucky family, criminal and business law. By Gatlin Voelker, PLLC.

http://www.gatlinvoelker.com/blog/
  • Dec 14

    Protecting your company from fraudulent behavior

    Protecting your company from fraudulent behavior
    When the time comes for you to recruit and hire new talent for your business endeavors, chances are you seek individuals that demonstrate industry knowledge, enthusiasm and the types of qualities that are reflective of a hard worker. However,…
  • Dec 12

    Industrial accident injures woman

    Industrial accident injures woman
    For many Kentucky companies, a critical part of operating a smooth business is guaranteeing the proper education of its employees in regards to safety. This is even truer for organizations that rely on the use of heavy equipment, machinery…
  • Dec 6

    How can I prevent business fraud?

    How can I prevent business fraud?
    One key issue that entrepreneurs should take into consideration when starting their businesses is fraud liability. Fraud is when companies and employees engage in illegal behaviors for personal or corporate gain. According to…
Rank this Week: 2158

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/
  • Dec 14

    Retirement, Changes in Income and Modification of Alimony in Florida

    Retirement, Changes in Income and Modification of Alimony in Florida
    In law, as with a lot of things in life, it pays to be well-versed in the details, be they small or great. For example, if you are preparing to retire, and your transition into retirement means a significant reduction of your income, do you…
  • Dec 7

    The Constitutional Right of Due Process of Law and Your Florida Annulment Case

    The Constitutional Right of Due Process of Law and Your Florida Annulment Case
    Different circumstances can create different needs for different couples. Many people going to court seeking an end to their marriage desire a divorce. Sometimes, though, the person filing seeks not a dissolution but an annulment, which has a…
  • Nov 28

    How the Rules Related to Jurisdiction Can Affect Your Family Law Case in the Florida Court

    How the Rules Related to Jurisdiction Can Affect Your Family Law Case in the Florida Court
    There are several things you should assess before you decide to go to court seeking a modification of a divorce judgment or alimony, child custody/timesharing, child support, or other family law-related court order. First, you have to…
Rank this Week: 818

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Dec 14

    Getting Prepared When Divorce Is Your New Year’s Resolution

    Getting Prepared When Divorce Is Your New Year’s Resolution
    Many people pledge to make changes in advance of the new year, from little decisions such as which gym to join to much larger matters, such as getting a divorce. As a father, coming to the conclusion that divorce is the best option for you,…
  • Dec 7

    4 Habits That Keep You From Moving On From Divorce

    4 Habits That Keep You From Moving On From Divorce
    Getting over divorce is rarely a quick and easy process. Healing after divorce takes months and sometimes even years. Research also tells us that guys tend to take breakups harder for women, so life after divorce for men is even tougher. It…
  • Dec 5

    The Most Common Mistakes Men Make After Divorce

    The Most Common Mistakes Men Make After Divorce
    Finalizing your divorce, regardless of your feelings about the breakup, can feel like a huge burden has been lifted off your shoulders. Getting through a divorce is a grind, and you now have the freedom to move on with your life and be your…
Rank this Week: 62

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.texasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 14

    4 Reasons to Refinance the Family Home After a Divorce

    4 Reasons to Refinance the Family Home After a Divorce
    The tumultuous process of a divorce can be painful and emotionally draining. With all the emotions and thoughts going through your mind, the last thing you’d want to worry about is dividing the marital or family home. But given that a…
  • Dec 13

    The Most Important Thing To Consider When Going Through A Divorce

    The Most Important Thing To Consider When Going Through A Divorce
    Going through a divorce can take an emotional and psychological toll on just about anyone. But what many divorcing couples often underestimate is just how expensive a divorce can be. Even worse is how the financial impact of a divorce is felt…
  • Oct 26

    Does the Rise of Online Dating Have Anything to Do with Falling Divorce Rates?

    Does the Rise of Online Dating Have Anything to Do with Falling Divorce Rates?
    Now more than ever, today’s romantics are meeting online. Online dating blew up as soon as the internet hit the mainstream—the first online dating site, Match.com, went live as early as 1995. Now, more 40 million Americans are…
Rank this Week: 1092

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/
  • Dec 14

    The North Carolina Annulment Proce

    The North Carolina Annulment Proce
    Before filing for an annulment with your district court, you should consult with an attorney to make sure you have legal grounds for an annulment. North Carolina only allows for annulments in very specific situations, and you don’t want…
  • Dec 13

    Grounds for Annulment in North Carolina

    Grounds for Annulment in North Carolina
    An annulment is a legal action that effectively ends your marriage and treats it as if it never existed. North Carolina law provides for a limited number of situations that will be grounds for an annulment. Even if your marriage is eligible…
  • Dec 12

    Who Should Be Concerned About Estate Taxes?

    Who Should Be Concerned About Estate Taxes?
    While some states levy either estate taxes on the deceased person’s estate or inheritance taxes on the heirs, neither North Carolina or South Carolina have these taxes. You will not have to worry about state estate taxes unless you…
Rank this Week: 498

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: 343

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Dec 13

    Four Reasons to Consider a Legal Separation Instead of a Divorce

    Four Reasons to Consider a Legal Separation Instead of a Divorce
    When a couple cannot stand to be around each other, they are often advised to file for divorce. But a divorce is not feasible in all cases. When there is a barrier to a couple divorcing, whether that barrier is their cultural or religious…
  • Dec 6

    How Domestic Violence During Pregnancy Can Harm a Fetu

    How Domestic Violence During Pregnancy Can Harm a Fetu
    When a pregnant woman is subjected to domestic violence, she is not the only one who can suffer an injury. The fetus she is carrying at the time of the abuse can suffer in many different ways, some of which do not manifest until after…
  • Dec 2

    Handling Custody and Child Support when Your Child Is Not Yet Born

    Handling Custody and Child Support when Your Child Is Not Yet Born
    When a divorcing couple has children, a child support order and parenting plan are part of their divorce settlement. But what if one or more of the couple’s children are still in the womb? The court cannot create a child support order…
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Texas Family Lawyers

Texas Family Lawyers

Covers family law topics. By Holmes, Diggs & Eames, P.L.L.C.

http://texasfamilylawyers.wordpress.com/
  • Dec 13

    What happens if you can’t take ALL that holiday time?

    What happens if you can’t take ALL that holiday time?
    Sometimes people cannot take all of their holiday possession time, and with Christmas coming up, I was curious what options they might have. So, I pulled out the Texas Family Code, section 153.314. It says that: “The following…
  • Mar 24

    Penny wise…

    Penny wise…
    Many people try to take the ‘cheap’ option in life, looking at the immediate effects, and fail to recognize the expensive long-term costs those decisions have. This happens in litigation all the time, especially with trying to…
  • Mar 1

    You Can Only Make the OAG do so Much…

    You Can Only Make the OAG do so Much…
    Recently , the Fourteenth Court of Appeals confirmed limits on what you can force the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) to do. In in-re-h-g-j  No. 14-15-00551-CV, 2016 WL 6561468 (Tex. App.–Houston [14th Dist.] 2016, no pet. h.)…
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Jason P Howie Blog

Jason P Howie Blog

Covers family law in Windsor, Ontario.

https://jasonpaulhowie.com/
  • Dec 13

    Disputes Over the Matrimonial Home Where Parties are Joint Tenant

    Disputes Over the Matrimonial Home Where Parties are Joint Tenant
    An Ontario court recently examined a dispute over a matrimonial home between a separated couple who had purchased the home as joint tenants prior to their marriage. The court found that the husband in question was not entitled to any…
  • Dec 4

    Imputing Income Based on Lifestyle: Ferrari’s, and Cadillacs and Luxury Vacations, Oh My!

    Imputing Income Based on Lifestyle: Ferrari’s, and Cadillacs and Luxury Vacations, Oh My!
    A recent “bitterly contested” motion over financial issues stemming from a separation and presided over by the perpetually charismatic Justice Pazaratz is best summarized in Justice Pazaratz’s own words: If you claim…
  • Nov 28

    Federal Child Support Guidelines Have Been Updated

    Federal Child Support Guidelines Have Been Updated
    As of November 22, 2017, the Federal Child Support Guidelines have been changed to reflect recent tax rules. This will have an impact on both payor parents and recipients of child support. The Child Support Guidelines As we’ve…
Rank this Week: 635

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
  • Dec 13

    How fathers who gain custody can keep custody

    How fathers who gain custody can keep custody
    For reasons having nothing to do with sexism, more mothers than fathers have custody of their children. Often when fathers get custody they have never had the role of equal or primary caretaker of their children. If they gained custody…
  • Dec 2

    Three recent books about the state of marriage

    Three recent books about the state of marriage
    Both personal and professional curiosity have engendered a fascination with books about the sociology of marriage. Frustrated spouses come to me looking for a divorce but what they are really searching for is to feel peaceful again.…
  • Nov 18

    South Carolina Supreme Court revives application of domestic abuse statute to unmarried cohabitant

    South Carolina Supreme Court revives application of domestic abuse statute to unmarried cohabitant
    On July 26, 2017 the South Carolina Supreme Court, in the case of Doe v. State, remedied the equal protection infirmity of a Domestic Abuse statute that granted protection to opposite sex cohabitants but denied that protection to same sex…
Rank this Week: 260

Gelman and Associates Blog

Gelman and Associates Blog

Cover family law in Canada. By Lisa Gelman.

https://lisagelman.com/blog/
  • Dec 13

    The Importance of Obtaining Independent Legal Advice in a Family Law Dispute

    The Importance of Obtaining Independent Legal Advice in a Family Law Dispute
    A recent Ontario decision highlights the importance of obtaining independent legal advice prior to signing any legal documents in a family law dispute. Failure to do so can have a significant impact on your legal rights and on your finances…
  • Dec 4

    Involving the Office of the Children’s Lawyer: Custody and Access and the Best Interests of the Child

    Involving the Office of the Children’s Lawyer: Custody and Access and the Best Interests of the Child
    An Ontario court recently considered a situation where the parties’ custody and access proceedings were adjourned so that the Office of the Children’s Lawyer (OCL) could become involved and potentially conduct an investigation…
  • Nov 28

    Non-Parental Access to a Child: What Will Court’s Consider?

    Non-Parental Access to a Child: What Will Court’s Consider?
    An Ontario court recently examined a request by a non-parent for access to a child, and found that it would not be in the child’s best interests to have continued contact with his mother’s ex-boyfriend (who was not his biological…
Rank this Week: 1912

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/
  • Dec 13

    The Importance of Obtaining Independent Legal Advice in a Family Law Dispute

    The Importance of Obtaining Independent Legal Advice in a Family Law Dispute
    A recent Ontario decision highlights the importance of obtaining independent legal advice prior to signing any legal documents in a family law dispute. Failure to do so can have a significant impact on your legal rights and on your finances…
  • Dec 4

    Involving the Office of the Children’s Lawyer: Custody and Access and the Best Interests of the Child

    Involving the Office of the Children’s Lawyer: Custody and Access and the Best Interests of the Child
    An Ontario court recently considered a situation where the parties’ custody and access proceedings were adjourned so that the Office of the Children’s Lawyer (OCL) could become involved and potentially conduct an investigation…
  • Nov 28

    Non-Parental Access to a Child: What Will Court’s Consider?

    Non-Parental Access to a Child: What Will Court’s Consider?
    An Ontario court recently examined a request by a non-parent for access to a child, and found that it would not be in the child’s best interests to have continued contact with his mother’s ex-boyfriend (who was not his biological…
Rank this Week: 2098

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas family law issues. By Guest & Gray.

http://www.dallasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    Postponing an inevitable divorce to avoid conflict could cost you

    Postponing an inevitable divorce to avoid conflict could cost you
    We never encourage people to get divorced who aren’t ready. Divorce is not something to go into lightly and it can be a very expensive endeavor. With that being said, putting off an inevitable divorce can be much more expensive in the…
  • Dec 4

    Can I Count My Christmas Gifts as a Credit Towards My Child Support Payment?

    Can I Count My Christmas Gifts as a Credit Towards My Child Support Payment?
    With the holidays approaching and many people spending money on gifts for their children some people may be left wondering whether they can count the money they spend on Christmas gifts as part of their child support payment. The short answer…
  • Oct 25

    9 Tips for Successful Co-parenting

    9 Tips for Successful Co-parenting
    Whether you are getting divorced, have previously been divorced, or have had a child with someone you are not in a relationship with, co-parenting can be a struggle. When two people attempt to successfully co-parent for the sake of their…
Rank this Week: 3589

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

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

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Dec 13

    Where is the Money? The Financial Impact of Divorce

    Where is the Money? The Financial Impact of Divorce
    Financial Issues Where is the Money? The Financial Impact of Divorce How the financial impact of getting divorced can have a ripple effect. http://www.divorcemag.com/newsletter-blog/money-financial-financial-impact-of-divorce
  • Dec 8

    How Reunification Counseling Can Help Restore Your  Relationship with Your Child 

    How Reunification Counseling Can Help Restore Your  Relationship with Your Child 
    Children and Divorce  How Reunification Counseling Can Help Restore Your  Relationship with Your Child    Restoring your relationship with your child after parental alienation has taken place.…
  • Dec 4

    5 Tips for an Enjoyable Holiday Season after Divorce

    5 Tips for an Enjoyable Holiday Season after Divorce
    Coping with Divorce 5 Tips for an Enjoyable Holiday Season after Divorce Commit yourself to these principles and ensure an enjoyable season for all. http://www.divorcemag.com/newsletter-blog/tips-for-enjoyable-holiday-season-after-divorce
Rank this Week: 644

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/
Rank this Week: 1188

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/
  • Dec 13

    Pennsylvania’s Expansion of Open Adoption Post-Act 101 – Good or Bad, Right or Wrong, It’s Here

    Pennsylvania’s Expansion of Open Adoption Post-Act 101 – Good or Bad, Right or Wrong, It’s Here
    Pennsylvania removed the restrictions on legally enforceable open adoptions via legislation referred to as Act 101. As many adoptive families and individuals know, Act 101 provided for Post-Adoption Contact Agreements, known as PACAs. These…
  • Dec 8

    Myth #8- I only need a Will.

    Myth #8- I only need a Will.
    If you come to see me asking for just a Will, I will ALWAYS discuss with you whether you need a Financial Power of Attorney and a Health Care Power of Attorney and Living Will.  It is not because I am trying to upsell my services or…
  • Dec 8

    How Can Associations Deal With Renters – Either Short Or Long Term?

    How Can Associations Deal With Renters – Either Short Or Long Term?
    I recently wrote about a trend in Pennsylvania case law that has permitted short-term vacation rentals, such as Airbnb, HomeAway, VRBO and others, in otherwise residential neighborhoods. In each of these cases, a homeowner rented out their…
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New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey divorce and family law. By The Law Offices of Edward R. Weinstein.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    May I Move With My Child From New Jersey To Another State?

    May I Move With My Child From New Jersey To Another State?
    This is a red-hot issue for New Jersey lawyers, judges and child custody experts alike. This is because New Jersey law has recently changed the legal standard regarding a parent’s ability to move from New Jersey to another state.…
  • Dec 4

    Can Child Support Be Waived By An Agreement In New Jersey?

    Can Child Support Be Waived By An Agreement In New Jersey?
    No. Child Support under New Jersey law is clear that child support is intended for the “child” and not the “parent.” Therefore, the lawyers at our law firm in East Brunswick, New Jersey understand that as the child…
  • Nov 7

    Does A History Of Domestic Violence Help Obtain a Restraining Order?

    Does A History Of Domestic Violence Help Obtain a Restraining Order?
    Yes. Once a Judge of the Family Part of the Superior Court of New Jersey finds that domestic violence happened on the day(s) in question, they shall then allow your lawyer to take testimony of any and all acts of domestic violence that have…
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Anderson & Associates, P.C. Blog

Anderson & Associates, P.C. Blog

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

https://www.andersonandassociatespc.com/schaumburg-divorce-lawyer
  • Dec 13

    Will Illinois Pass a Shared Parenting Law?

    Will Illinois Pass a Shared Parenting Law?
    When parents decide to divorce, the ensuing changes to their lives can be highly disruptive and stressful for the entire family. As children adjust to living in two separate households, it is important for both parents to be involved in…
  • Dec 6

    Celebrating the Holidays As a Recently Divorced Parent

    Celebrating the Holidays As a Recently Divorced Parent
    The holiday season can be a magical time, offering chances for families to come together, give gifts, celebrate traditions, and be thankful for everything they have. Unfortunately, this can make the season difficult for parents who have…
  • Nov 30

    Are Parents of Teenage Daughters More Likely to Divorce?

    Are Parents of Teenage Daughters More Likely to Divorce?
    For many couples, maintaining a good relationship throughout their marriage requires a great deal of hard work. A variety of factors can affect whether a couple is likely to divorce, including the stress of raising children. A recent study…
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Anderson & Associates, P.C. Blog

Anderson & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers family law.

https://www.lawyersdupagecounty.com/wheaton-attorney
  • Dec 13

    5 Tips for Using Social Media Correctly During Divorce

    5 Tips for Using Social Media Correctly During Divorce
    In the twenty-first century, we are more connected than ever. Most people carry smartphones with them everywhere they go, giving them instant access to any information they want to look up and making it incredibly easy to connect with…
  • Dec 6

    7 Things Fathers Should Do During the Divorce Proce

    7 Things Fathers Should Do During the Divorce Proce
    When parents decide to end their marriage by getting a divorce, decisions about the allocation of parental responsibility and parenting time can often become contentious. In the past, it was often expected that the mother would retain primary…
  • Nov 30

    4 Tips for an Amicable Divorce

    4 Tips for an Amicable Divorce
    The breakdown of a relationship can be traumatic for everyone involved, and this is especially true for married couples. By the time spouses decide to get a divorce, they are likely ready to get out of an unhappy home situation and move on…
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All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Dec 13

    Property Distribution by Courts Must Be Equitable

    Property Distribution by Courts Must Be Equitable
    Finances are frequently a major concern for someone going through divorce, either as a worry about walking away with enough to cover the costs of daily living, or as anxiety related to the possibility of being required to relinquish a…
  • Dec 8

    What Happens to Health Insurance When Couples Divorce?

    What Happens to Health Insurance When Couples Divorce?
    Medical care is known to be one of the more expensive, but necessary, items to hit a person’s budget. Most people seek medical insurance through an employer, if available, to defray the costs of obtaining coverage, and most families are…
  • Dec 3

    When Will Courts Hear Child Testimony in Family Law Cases?

    When Will Courts Hear Child Testimony in Family Law Cases?
    Numerous studies have supported the finding that divorcenegatively affects many children. Certainly, the degree of the impact is likely related to the age of the child when the divorce occurs and the child’s ability to understand the…
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Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Florida divorce, child custody, and child support. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    How Difficult is a Step Parent Adoption in Florida?

    How Difficult is a Step Parent Adoption in Florida?
    It’s only natural that when a step parent has been a major father or mother figure in a child’s life that the subject of adoption comes up.  It makes official what has already been a reality for quite awhile.  How…
  • Dec 3

    Can My Parental Rights be Terminated? Grounds for Termination of Parental Rights in Florida

    Can My Parental Rights be Terminated? Grounds for Termination of Parental Rights in Florida
    Being served with a termination of parental rights petition is the first step to a complicated process in the state of Florida.  A termination of parental rights petition must include facts alleging that at least one of the grounds…
  • Nov 27

    Military Divorces in Florida: Are You Entitled to Any of Your Military Spouse’s Retirement?

    Military Divorces in Florida: Are You Entitled to Any of Your Military Spouse’s Retirement?
    The Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act (USFSPA) allows Florida courts to distribute military retired pay to a spouse or former spouse and provides a method of enforcing these orders through the Department of Defense. For…
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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
  • Dec 13

    How Estate Planners Can Help Parents of Young Children

    How Estate Planners Can Help Parents of Young Children
    Parents of young children are tired, anxious, and a bit overwhelmed. They’re balancing parenting goals with career goals and, more often than not, feeling like they’re meeting neither. They know they need a . . . will? Or is it a…
  • Dec 11

    Do You Need a Discovery Referee?

    Do You Need a Discovery Referee?
    5 Ways to Defeat Deposition AbuseIt’s not feasible to stop a deposition every time an attorney or witness becomes obstructive, run to court to have a judge or discovery commissioner resolve the issue, and then resume the…
  • Dec 8

    How to Prepare for a Hearing on Summary Judgment

    How to Prepare for a Hearing on Summary Judgment
    A hearing on a motion for summary judgment or summary adjudication presents opportunities you don’t want to miss. Here’s how to prepare for the hearing whether the tentative ruling is in your favor or not, and when there’s…
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Arkansas Legal Issues

Arkansas Legal Issues

By Wilson & Haubert, PLLC.

http://whlawoffices.com/little-rock-lawyer-arkansas-law-blog/
  • Dec 13

    DWI Charges | Traffic Cues for Probable Cause

    DWI Charges | Traffic Cues for Probable Cause
    DWI charges are not routine; many people are stopped by police during their daily commutes, and few of those stops result in DWI charges. Some of these stops result in simply a warning and others may result in some minor traffic violation…
  • Dec 7

    Arkansas Bankruptcy | Role of a Trustee

    Arkansas Bankruptcy | Role of a Trustee
    The role of a bankruptcy trustee depends on whether you are filing a Chapter 7 or a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. What is a Chapter 7 Arkansas bankruptcy? Sometimes we don’t realize how much debt we have collected and don’t know…
  • Dec 7

    Arkansas Bankruptcy | Role of a Trustee

    Arkansas Bankruptcy | Role of a Trustee
    The role of a bankruptcy trustee depends on whether you are filing a Chapter 7 or a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. What is a Chapter 7 Arkansas bankruptcy? Sometimes we don’t realize how much debt we have collected and don’t know…
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North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    DROs and Pension Plan

    DROs and Pension Plan
    Dullea v. Pension Benefit Guar. Corp., 241 F. Supp. 3d 155 (D.D.C. 2017) Background: There are two ways in which state courts can make a deferred future division of retirement benefits. The traditional method is the shared interest approach,…
  • Dec 11

    Don’t Wait to Obtain a QDRO

    Don’t Wait to Obtain a QDRO
    Patterson v. Chrysler Group, LLC, 845 F.3d 756 (6th Cir. 2017) Facts: A divorce decree awarded the wife an interest in the husband’s retirement and survivor benefits, expressly ordering him not to elect a survivor beneficiary other than…
  • Dec 8

    Innocent Spouse Relief: Read Before Signing

    Innocent Spouse Relief: Read Before Signing
    Yancey v. Comm’r, T.C. Memo. 2017-59, 2017 WL 1289451 (2017) Facts: A husband and wife filed joint returns. The returns were prepared by the wife. The returns understated the amount of tax due, mostly because they wrongly double-counted…
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Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
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Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

Covers DWI, civil rights, family law, workers compensation, and criminal justice.

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
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Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • Dec 13

    Effects of Divorce on Men

    Effects of Divorce on Men
    Michael Busby When looking at people who have been divorced, most of us are guilty of the stereotypical belief that women and children are hit the hardest and we don’t consider the emotional damage that the men have experienced as well.…
  • Dec 6

    Why It’s a Good Idea to Have a Lawyer

    Why It’s a Good Idea to Have a Lawyer
    Michael Busby These days, more and more people are falling into legal issues, without a lawyer in their corner; these people may feel helpless and alone. Even though you may think you may never find yourself in the midst of litigation, the…
  • Dec 1

    What to Do When You Get the Short End of the Stick in a Divorce

    What to Do When You Get the Short End of the Stick in a Divorce
    Michael Busby The process of divorce is one that no one wants to go through. It is emotional, expensive, and life altering. Unfortunately, not all divorces end on an even note. As with any other form of job, some attorneys are better at their…
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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/
  • Dec 13

    Tips to Keep Your Kids Out of Your Divorce

    Tips to Keep Your Kids Out of Your Divorce
    There are many such instances when kids may find themselves trapped while their parents are getting divorced.  In majority cases, conflict precedes a divorce. When a couple is childless, they would simply divorce one another and may…
  • Dec 12

    What To Know About Uncontested Divorce

    What To Know About Uncontested Divorce
    Today, many couples prefer to go through an uncontested divorce due to features like ease and promptness. Unlike contested divorce that may go through a longer process of several hearings in the court before the divorce can be granted. Why…
  • Dec 11

    The 3 Other Alternatives to a Divorce

    The 3 Other Alternatives to a Divorce
    Are you uncertain of whether you want to divorce your spouse or not? If it is so, you can relax since there are various other alternatives to a divorce, which you may consider. These are counseling, annulment, and separation. Legal separation…
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Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
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The Martin Law Firm, P.C Blog

The Martin Law Firm, P.C Blog

Covers criminal and family law.

http://jbmartinlaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 12

    What is the Sentence for Marijuana Possession in Pennsylvania?

    What is the Sentence for Marijuana Possession in Pennsylvania?
    Although there is much talk of marijuana legalization in Pennsylvania, and a number of western states such as California, Oregon, Colorado, and Washington have legalized recreational marijuana, in Pennsylvania, being in possession of any…
  • Dec 5

    What are the Defenses to a DUI in Pennsylvania?

    What are the Defenses to a DUI in Pennsylvania?
    If you are arrested for a DUI in Pennsylvania, it can feel like “case closed” as you begin to ponder the consequences of a DUI conviction: jail time, criminal fines, skyrocketing insurance rates, license suspension, and a criminal…
  • Nov 21

    How Do Couples File Taxes While Divorcing?

    How Do Couples File Taxes While Divorcing?
    The tax impact of a divorce can be quite substantial for both spouses involved. There are a number of issues that you and your attorney should discuss in an in-depth matter, such as the tax implications for alimony payments on both the…
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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/
  • Dec 12

    Is the Law in New Jersey Drifting Towards a Presumption of Joint Physical Custody and Parenting Time?

    Is the Law in New Jersey Drifting Towards a Presumption of Joint Physical Custody and Parenting Time?
    When custody disputes arise, I often consider the Biblical narrative, 1 Kings 3:16-28,  which tells the story of how King Solomon resolved a custody dispute of sorts between two women who lived  in the same home.  The women…
  • Dec 1

    Family Part Court Rule Amendments 2017 – Part III

    Family Part Court Rule Amendments 2017 – Part III
    In the third and final blog post of this series, I will conclude my summary and discussion of the current 2017 Family Part Rule Amendments, including those of more general application. The cases of R.K.v.D.L., 434 N.J. Super. 113 (App.…
  • Nov 21

    Allocating Parenting Time With a Breastfeeding Child

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

Mills and Mills LLP Blog

Covers Canadian business, real estate, family, employment and estate law.

https://www.millsandmills.ca/blog/
  • Dec 12

    YouTube and broadcasting: Applying Libel and Slander Act to Internet

    YouTube and broadcasting: Applying Libel and Slander Act to Internet
    The Internet has been in common use for over 25 years now and for nearly all of that time, people have been complaining about things that are written about them on the Internet and going to their lawyers demanding relief. Despite the passage…
  • Nov 7

    What’s Mine is Ours? Not if it’s a Resulting Trust…

    What’s Mine is Ours? Not if it’s a Resulting Trust…
    Chechui v Nieman is a recent decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal which deals with the often contentious matter of whether certain transfers constitute a gift or a resulting trust. Ian and Victoria were in a common law relationship…
  • Oct 19

    Execution of Wills in Ontario

    Execution of Wills in Ontario
    Pursuant to section 3 of the Succession Law Reform Act (Ontario) (the “SLRA”), for a Will to be valid it must be in writing. The SLRA sets out certain requirements regarding the execution of a Will, including information on…
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Brownn Family Law

Brownn Family Law

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

http://www.mnfamilylawblog.com/
  • Dec 12

    How Do Fertility Issues Affect Couples?

    How Do Fertility Issues Affect Couples?
    For many couples, the idea of having a child is integral to their vision of the future. So when infertility interferes with these plans, what can you do about it? What are your options? First, consider some sobering science. A study of 47,515…
  • Dec 4

    How to Dress for Your Divorce Mediation Meeting

    How to Dress for Your Divorce Mediation Meeting
    Divorce often requires a series of meetings to determine custody, support, and the division of property and assets. There are several meetings that take place before you get a final divorce decree, even if you opt for an alternative dispute…
  • Nov 27

    How Social Media Can Affect Your Divorce Outcome

    How Social Media Can Affect Your Divorce Outcome
    Transparency—so we’ve been taught—shapes us into more authentic people and prevents us from getting stuck in rigid patterns. By sharing experiences online, we also help others know that they’re not alone. When…
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