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Family Law Advisor Blog

Family Law Advisor Blog

By GoransonBain.

https://www.gbfamilylaw.com/articles/
Rank this Week: 1989

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: 2207

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 17

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions- Day Two

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions- Day Two
    What is Probate? The formal definition is the process by which an estate is formally established for a decedent and representatives are appointed to handle the decedent’s affairs.  Probate is not always necessary.  Depending…
  • Oct 17

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions- Day One

    Commonly Asked Estate Planning Questions- Day One
    What is a Special Needs Trust and why would I need one? A Special Needs Trust is a device that allows for those receiving public benefits for a disability to still be able to enjoy the benefit of inheritance, gifts, or other transfers of…
  • Oct 16

    10th Annual National Estate Planning Awareness Week

    10th Annual National Estate Planning Awareness Week
    Today kicks off the 10th annual National Estate Planning Awareness Week.  I will do my best to help promote estate planning awareness by using this important week to address your questions and common myths about estate planning. I am…
Rank this Week: 404

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 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…
  • Oct 4

    Expert Testimony is Changing in Maryland

    Expert Testimony is Changing in Maryland
                Two recent rulings from Maryland’s highest court have clarified the legal sufficiency of the data underlying expert causation testimony in lead paint cases.Share:…
Rank this Week: 2508

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 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…
  • Oct 17

    How Do I Know if My Unemployment Appeal Was Filed on Time?

    How Do I Know if My Unemployment Appeal Was Filed on Time?
    In Nevada, either an employee or employer can file an appeal to reconsider an unemployment benefits decision. The rule is that a party must file an appeal within 11 days of the date that DETR mails out its notice of determination;…
  • Oct 16

    What Are the Pass Rates for the Nevada Bar Exam?

    What Are the Pass Rates for the Nevada Bar Exam?
    Nevada’s bar exam is viewed by many as one of the most difficult in the country based on its low pass rates. For example, in 2016, Nevada’s overall pass rate was 52%, behind only California (40%), South Dakota (50%), and Arizona…
Rank this Week: 881

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: 1390

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • 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…
  • Oct 12

    Video: Second Thoughts About Divorce

    Video: Second Thoughts About Divorce
    The thought process for many people who consider divorce is often very fluid. In fact, a study from researchers at the University of Alberta and Brigham Young University found that half of people who consider divorce end up reconsidering a…
Rank this Week: 209

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: 4662

Dominion Law Group, LLP Blog

Dominion Law Group, LLP Blog

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

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

    Stopping Domestic Violence Through a California Restraining Order

    Stopping Domestic Violence Through a California Restraining Order
    Going through domestic violence is a terrible experience that can seriously injure or even kill the person or people affected by such abuse. Domestic violence can also leave major emotional scars on its victims. There are always red flags to…
  • Oct 9

    Establishing Paternity in California

    Establishing Paternity in California
    When parents have a child while they are married, paternity is automatically established for the father. However, if a child is born outside of marriage, the process to establish paternity is longer and more complex.  Declaration of…
  • Sep 29

    When Should You Tell Your Spouse About the Divorce?

    When Should You Tell Your Spouse About the Divorce?
    People do not typically wake up one day and just decide that they want a divorce. Instead, they contemplate it, sometimes for months or years. They go through the stages of grief – denial, and anger, and then they reach acceptance. It…
Rank this Week: 1889

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 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…
  • Oct 10

    Documented Messaging Alone Won't End Conflict

    Documented Messaging Alone Won't End Conflict
    Documented Messaging Alone Won't End Conflict Messages may, in fact, exacerbate discord between co-parents. When conflict in co-parenting makes traditional methods of communication unsuitable for your situation, you may be feeling…
Rank this Week: 2949

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvilledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    What is Mediation in a Florida Divorce?

    What is Mediation in a Florida Divorce?
    For many people, when you and your spouse are getting divorce, the last thing that seems possible is that you will come to agreements about how life will work once you are divorced. Florida courts, however, routinely order that couples attend…
  • Oct 10

    Divorce Can Have a Positive Outcome

    Divorce Can Have a Positive Outcome
    The dissolution of a marriage can be a frightening and stressful ordeal that many divorcing couples might not be emotionally equipped to handle on their own. Because emotions run high, even for the spouse who is seeking the break-up of the…
  • Oct 6

    What are the Legal Rights of a Victim When There is Domestic Violence?

    What are the Legal Rights of a Victim When There is Domestic Violence?
    Domestic Violence is a very serious topic. In fact, many victims of “domestic violence” dislike even using the term, because the reality is that if it were always violent, it would be much easier to detect. The truth is that…
Rank this Week: 242

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 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…
  • Oct 10

    October Newsletter from King Law- Quick Business Collection Tip

    October Newsletter from King Law- Quick Business Collection Tip
    Quick Tips for Business Collection, Meet Jeanne Unangst and Where has John Crotts been? King Law’s October 2017 newsletter has been released.  This month’s newsletter speaks to business owners about Quick Tips for handling…
Rank this Week: 2363

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Oct 17

    We Expect Too Much From Marriage

    We Expect Too Much From Marriage
    From the Atlantic: Tall, dark, handsome, funny, kind, great with kids, six-figure salary, a harsh but fair critic of my creative output ... the list of things people want from their spouses and partners has grown substantially in recent…
  • Oct 16

    Modern Arranged Marriage in the U.S.

    Modern Arranged Marriage in the U.S.
    From New York Times: Shankar Prasad wasn’t supposed to want this. He was born in the United States, the third of four brothers from a family who immigrated to this country from India in 1975. He grew up in New...
  • Oct 15

    Divorce Jeans?

    Divorce Jeans?
    From the New York Times: You’d like to know how Ms. Abedin is doing a week and a half after appearing in divorce court? Look at her jeans. Ms. Abedin seems to be taking the path of the divorce makeover,...
Rank this Week: 226

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 17

    The Rate Of Gray Divorces Is On The Rise

    The Rate Of Gray Divorces Is On The Rise
    In 2016, the rate of gray divorces rose by three times than gray divorces in 1990. More couples above the age of 65 are heading for courtrooms to get divorced. Experts have cited many reasons for this trend and some of them include the…
  • Oct 16

    Options for Filing Tax Returns After Divorce

    Options for Filing Tax Returns After Divorce
    Recently divorced individuals can often be faced with new challenges and problems that did not exist previously. One of them is tax filing. Married couples can file for tax either jointly or separately. Usually, the tax filing status of…
  • Oct 13

    Can A Couple Go For A Trial Separation While Living Together?

    Can A Couple Go For A Trial Separation While Living Together?
    There are many marriages that go through the process of trial separations. Contrary to common perception, a trial separation does not necessarily mean that your relationship has ended. Rather, it means that both the parties have made up their…
Rank this Week: 2449

Denver Divorce Attorney Blog

Denver Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Colorado family law, child custody and child support. By Plog & Stein, PC.

http://www.denverdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Denver Child Custody: What Is Reintegration Therapy and Is It Right for My Child?

    Denver Child Custody: What Is Reintegration Therapy and Is It Right for My Child?
    By:  Jessica A. Bryant When going through a custody case, or a divorce involving children, in Colorado, you may hear the court, other party, opposing counsel, and/or expert mention “reintegration therapy.” Reintegration…
  • Oct 8

    Parentification of Children in Divorce and Child Custody Case

    Parentification of Children in Divorce and Child Custody Case
    By: Curtis Wiberg Divorce and child custody cases can be emotionally traumatic events for an entire family, which can result in behaviors by parents that can affect children for a lifetime.  Family law courts in Colorado are cognizant of…
  • Sep 30

    Requirements and Standards for Grandparent Visitation in Colorado

    Requirements and Standards for Grandparent Visitation in Colorado
    By: Janette Jordan Grandparent visitation is a unique area of family law that not many people are aware of. This is different from grandparents adopting a grandchild, seeking custody (parental responsibilities) of a grandchild, or seeking a…
Rank this Week: 3054

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Oct 16

    Is Yelling at Your Spouse Domestic Violence? British Court Says “Yes”

    Is Yelling at Your Spouse Domestic Violence? British Court Says “Yes”
    Have you ever yelled at your spouse, perhaps out of frustration or even anger? If you say “no”, I don’t believe you. For those of us who on those rare, embarrassing occasions have sounded off rather loudly, best keep away…
  • Oct 14

    Judge Comments that Family Litigants are “Blowing Their Brains Out Fighting”

    Judge Comments that Family Litigants are “Blowing Their Brains Out Fighting”
    In yet another British Columbia Supreme Court case, a wise judge points out the folly of the battle between litigating spouses and the accompanying expense, both financially and emotionally. In Danroth v. Whiting 2017 BCSC 1814 Mr. Justice…
  • Oct 5

    Anonymous v. Anonymous: The Secret Divorce

    Anonymous v. Anonymous: The Secret Divorce
    Anthony Weiner’s public and private activities have been splashed over media outlets around the world. Besides his unsuccessful run for mayor of New York in 2013, and the discovery of “Hillary” emails on his computer, there…
Rank this Week: 4403

Hildebrand Law Blog

Hildebrand Law Blog

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

https://www.hildebrandlaw.com/blog.aspx
  • Oct 16

    Statutory Marital Paternity Presumption for Same-Sex Couples in Arizona

    Statutory Marital Paternity Presumption for Same-Sex Couples in Arizona
    Statutory Marital Paternity Presumption for Same-Sex Couples in Arizona With the recognition of the validity of same-sex marriages in Arizona, a question arises as to whether a child born during a same-sex marriage results in the…
  • Oct 16

    Taxes and Divorce Settlements in Arizona

    Taxes and Divorce Settlements in Arizona
    Taxes and Divorce Settlements in Arizona In a divorce in Arizona, you need to consider the tax implications of certain assets when entering into a divorce settlement. Failure to consider tax consequences when dividing community property in…
  • Oct 16

    Third Party Visitation with a Child in Arizona

    Third Party Visitation with a Child in Arizona
    Third Party Visitation with a Child in Arizona Arizona laws allow third-party visitation with a child under very limited circumstances. Your petition for third-party visitation with a child in Arizona must very specifically include…
Rank this Week: 1977

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/
  • Oct 16

    Using Marital Assets to Pay for Obligations on Non-Marital Assets in Florida

    Using Marital Assets to Pay for Obligations on Non-Marital Assets in Florida
    In many divorce cases, one of the key areas to resolve is equitable distribution. In some marriages, the couple may have a mixture of marital assets, non-marital assets, and maybe non-marital assets that were improved or acquired in part by…
  • Oct 12

    Imputing Income to a Parent in Florida, Even When that Parent Has a Disability

    Imputing Income to a Parent in Florida, Even When that Parent Has a Disability
    In any divorce case that involves minor children, the issues of child custody and child support are likely to be important elements of the case. Sometimes, if your spouse is determined by the court to be voluntarily underemployed or…
  • Oct 5

    What Are Your Rights When You Have a Child With a Married Woman in Florida?

    What Are Your Rights When You Have a Child With a Married Woman in Florida?
    Not everyone’s family is destined to look like a “traditional family” from a 1950s “sit-com.” Some fathers will find themselves in the position of having children with women who are not their wives. These fathers…
Rank this Week: 196

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: 2113

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 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…
  • Oct 15

    Domestic violence used as a defense to move away order

    Domestic violence used as a defense to move away order
    The question must be asked as in all move away cases is the reason for the move away a motive separate than other reasons given for the move away request.  Often the move away if fought with anterior motives and seems to be almost always…
  • Oct 13

    Michigan mom jailed for violating vaccination order

    Michigan mom jailed for violating vaccination order
    A Michigan judge has reduced the child custody rights of a woman who was jailed for five days for not following through on an agreement to vaccinate her 9-year-old son. The family law issues are  twofold here. …
Rank this Week: 4557

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

Reports on federal Hague Convention child abduction cases By Joel R. Brandes.

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 16

    New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brande

    New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brande
             The New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brandes, was written for both the attorney who has never tried a matrimonial action and for the experienced litigator. It is a “how to” book for…
  • Oct 10

    New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook

    New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook
    The  New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brandes is scheduled to be in bookstores and available on line soon.   Click on the title for more information about the contents of the…
  • Oct 10

    Salguero v Argueta, 2017 WL 4475995 (E.D. North Carolina, 2017) [El Salvador ][Costs]

    Salguero v Argueta, 2017 WL 4475995 (E.D. North Carolina, 2017) [El Salvador ][Costs]
              In Salguero v Argueta, 2017 WL 4475995 (E.D. North Carolina, 2017) the matter was before the clerk on petitioner Jose Gustavo Moneterros Salguero’s motion for payment of costs following the…
Rank this Week: 3483

New York Divorce and Family Law…

New York Divorce and Family Law Blog

Covers New York divorce and family law decisions and legislation. By Joel R. Brandes.

http://brandeslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 16

    New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brande

    New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brande
          The New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brandes will soon be in  bookstores and available on line.   Click on the title for more information about the contents of the…
  • Oct 6

    The  New York Matrimonial Trial…

    The  New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brandes will be in  bookstores and available on line soon.   Click on the title for more information about the contents of the…
  • Oct 6

    First Department Holds "Presumption of Legitimacy"applies to a Child Born to a Same-sex Married Couple

    First Department Holds "Presumption of Legitimacy"applies to a Child Born to a Same-sex Married Couple
    In re Maria-Irene D, 2017 WL 4287334 (1st Dept., 2017) the Appellate Division affirmed an order which vacated an adoption. Appellant Marco D. and respondent Han Ming T. (Ming), both British citizens, entered a civil union in the United…
Rank this Week: 3485

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Oct 16

    Common Mistakes in High Net Worth Divorce

    Common Mistakes in High Net Worth Divorce
    For most people, divorce is not easy and breaking up isn’t always the most difficult part of the process – it’s often dealing with child custody and severing the financial ties. For high-net-worth individuals, the…
  • Oct 9

    9 Things to Know About a Gray Divorce

    9 Things to Know About a Gray Divorce
    If you’re a Baby Boomer, you grew up in an era when divorce was far rarer than it is today. A lot has changed since you first said your wedding vows. In the 1960s and 1970s, most women were stay-at-home mothers, but nowadays…
  • Oct 2

    Your Marriage Under Stre

    Your Marriage Under Stre
    On a couple’s wedding day, the bride and groom make promises to each other, such as “I’ll love you for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, until death do us part.” Or, perhaps…
Rank this Week: 61

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 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…
  • Oct 13

    Can Opinion Come In Under the Business-Records Exception?

    Can Opinion Come In Under the Business-Records Exception?
    Here’s a common evidence question: Are opinions admissible when they’re in business records? The answer is generally “yes,” as long as the statement of opinion is in a writing that qualifies otherwise for the…
  • Oct 11

    5 Things to Include in Every Estate Plan

    5 Things to Include in Every Estate Plan
    So you’ve gathered the client’s data—personal and financial—and know the client’s objectives. What do you do? Here are 5 typical documents you’ll need for the estate plan. Will. A client who needs an estate…
Rank this Week: 1091

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • Oct 16

    Grounds under Which a Divorce can be filed

    Grounds under Which a Divorce can be filed
    Michael Busby Most people feel that divorce should come as a last resort when having marital problems and indeed it should be. You should seek counseling, mediation, ‘alone time’ during holidays and even parental intervention…
  • Oct 9

    Houston divorce and family law mediator

    Houston divorce and family law mediator
    Michael Busby My name is Michael Busby. I am a divorce and family law attorney who practices in Harris and Ft. Bend County Texas. Most of the mediators listed are older attorneys who rely primarily on referrals. Some have websites but most do…
  • Sep 28

    How to find a good Houston divorce lawyer

    How to find a good Houston divorce lawyer
    Michael Busby Most people are cynical about finding a good lawyer. The general perspective is that lawyers are conniving, greedy and morally corrupt. However, this is generalization and these exact traits can be said of any other profession.…
Rank this Week: 852

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • Oct 16

    Podcast #2: Terri’s Story, Part Two

    Podcast #2: Terri’s Story, Part Two
    K.O. Herston concludes his interview with his former client, Terri. They discuss Terri's experience during the divorce process, her reflections on how her life has changed, and the lessons she learned along the way.
  • Oct 13

    Photo of the Week: Barkley Marathon

    Photo of the Week: Barkley Marathon
    Did you know that East Tennessee is home to the most difficult footrace ever created? It’s called the Barkley Marathons, and since it began in 1986 there have only been 15 finishers. There’s a wonderful documentary called The…
  • Oct 11

    Facebook Posts Lead to Order of Protection in Memphis, Tennessee: Purifoy v. Mafa

    Facebook Posts Lead to Order of Protection in Memphis, Tennessee: Purifoy v. Mafa
    Facts: Woman works as a Legal Aid staff attorney representing domestic-violence victims. Man is an occupational therapist with PhD’s from both Oxford and Cambridge in England. In 2013, Man’s ex-girlfriend sought an order of…
Rank this Week: 3441

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Oct 15

    News Essentials: 16th October 2017

    News Essentials: 16th October 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSGuidance given in important hair strand testing judgmentPractices of testers affirmed and suggestions made for report writing. Full story: Family Law Week. See…
  • Oct 12

    Twitter, a case, and a report...

    Twitter, a case, and a report...
    ...were the inspiration sources for my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog, which included:Flawed Twitter poll still indicates support for no-fault divorce - As many as 9 out of 10 people agree with…
  • Oct 9

    In denial - Ministers’ flagship family policy withering on the vine

    In denial - Ministers’ flagship family policy withering on the vine
    Jane RobeyNew figures show slump in family mediation starts Commenting on news that the number of couples starting family mediation has slumped by a quarter, Jane Robey, CEO of National Family Mediation, said:“Ministers need to…
Rank this Week: 1210

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Oct 15

    Interest on Asset Payments Due Under Divorce Stipulation of Settlement

    Interest on Asset Payments Due Under Divorce Stipulation of Settlement
    It may be difficult to reconcile two recent decisions of the Appellate Division, Second Department, as they relate to awards of interest on delayed equitable distribution payments due under a divorce stipulation of settlement. The first…
  • Sep 17

    IRS Innocent Spouse Relief’s Impact on Equitable Distribution in Divorce

    IRS Innocent Spouse Relief’s Impact on Equitable Distribution in Divorce
    If the IRS determines that as between spouses only one is liable for a tax debt, should that finding be binding on a divorce court determination as to whether the marital tax debt should be allocated to only one spouse? Married couples who…
  • Sep 10

    Husband Benefits From Wife’s Retainer Agreement Cap On Counsel Fee

    Husband Benefits From Wife’s Retainer Agreement Cap On Counsel Fee
    In a lengthy, thoughtful August 29, 2017 opinion in S.M. v. M.R., Richmond County (Staten Island) Supreme Court Justice Catherine M. DiDomenico resolved the financial issues incident to the parties’ divorce. Among the issues were those…
Rank this Week: 3664

Texas Family Law Blog

Texas Family Law Blog

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

http://www.austintexaslegal.com/Blog/
  • 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…
  • Oct 10

    Getting a Divorce When Your Spouse is a Resident of Another Country

    Getting a Divorce When Your Spouse is a Resident of Another Country
    These days, interracial marriages are common and sometimes a divorce is sometimes unavoidable. You can’t help but wonder if it’s possible to get a divorce when your spouse is in another country. Like for instance, you are an…
  • Oct 8

    Hacks on Hiring an Experienced Divorce Attorney in Texa

    Hacks on Hiring an Experienced Divorce Attorney in Texa
    If you want your divorce case to go according to your expectations and to be successful quickly, hiring a divorce attorney is one of the most important things that you must do. It’s acceptable not to have much knowledge about getting a…
Rank this Week: 2420

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Oct 15

    You asked for something, I offered something: How to reach out and help

    You asked for something, I offered something: How to reach out and help
    On Being features Omid Safi’s advice for helping someone you love, someone who is struggling. Omid Safi writes (excerpt): But don’t ask them to give you their hand. Instead, offer them your hand. Don’t ask for their heart,…
  • Sep 25

    Rule One: Understanding your kid is a copycat!

    Rule One: Understanding your kid is a copycat!
    CNN references a Rule 1 for one aspect of parenting: modeling good behavior. Ask yourself: Is there some aspect where this Rule 1 would not apply? Kelly Wallace writes (excerpt): Rule No. 1 seems simple enough but is too often…
  • Sep 24

    Always watching: Is Facebook the real “Big Brother?”

    Always watching: Is Facebook the real “Big Brother?”
    CNN Money focuses a moment on Facebook’s most recent example of tracking everything about you. Since people willingly sacrifice privacy for the privilege of using their pages, they watch you and then sell you to advertisers. Tracking…
Rank this Week: 1395

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
  • Oct 14

    What you think, what you know, and what you can prove

    What you think, what you know, and what you can prove
    One goes into a hearing or trial trying to establish various facts that will hopefully lead the court to rule in the desired manner. However the court is looking for “proof” of these facts. Merely alleging these facts exist is…
  • Oct 5

    Getting arbitration awards turned into court orders (or preventing it from happening)

    Getting arbitration awards turned into court orders (or preventing it from happening)
    Many of my colleagues are turning to arbitration to resolve family law disputes. Few seem aware that an arbitrator’s award does not automatically become a valid court order. South Carolina’s Uniform Arbitration Act, Title 15,…
  • Sep 20

    Building better restraining order

    Building better restraining order
    A few weeks ago I blogged about what I considered ill-conceived child custody restraining orders. These restraints criminalized behavior that, while not ideal, are hardly incarceration worthy (e.g., no vulgarity around the children),…
Rank this Week: 4645

Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

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

http://www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com/
  • Oct 14

    Using Cross Examination in New York Divorce Trial

    Using Cross Examination in New York Divorce Trial
    Although the nature of divorce trials can change from one case to the next, it’s worth noting that divorce attorneys and child custody lawyers like myself often use a very specific set of techniques when presenting our case to the…
  • Oct 8

    Using Direct Examination in Divorce Trial

    Using Direct Examination in Divorce Trial
    As a child custody lawyer, divorce attorney, and family law lawyer, I’ve been involved with several different divorce trials across Long Island and New York. While the specifics of these trials might change from couple to couple,…
  • Oct 2

    What to Know About Divorce Trial Opening Statement

    What to Know About Divorce Trial Opening Statement
    A marriage is about joining two lives together at multiple different touchpoints. When you agree to a marriage, you interweave almost every aspect of your life with your partner. For that reason, when a divorce takes place, it can be very…
Rank this Week: 2183

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Sep 27

    Washington Parenting Plans and Substantial Changes in Circumstance

    Washington Parenting Plans and Substantial Changes in Circumstance
    The modification of a Washington parenting plan over the other parent’s objection can be difficult.  In fact, there is a presumption against it.  Washington child custody attorneys know that Washington courts have recognized…
Rank this Week: 1758

Hook Law Center Blog

Hook Law Center Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Virginia.

https://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Sep 29

    Assuring an Inheritance for your Heir

    Assuring an Inheritance for your Heir
    Many of our clients come to us primarily for estate planning. They are interested in making sure that their assets are distributed to their beneficiaries in the amounts and in the manner that they want. For many of our clients, that means…
Rank this Week: 2022

Berkich Family Law Blog

Berkich Family Law Blog

By Berkich Family Law, PLLC.

http://berkichfamilylaw.com/news/
  • Oct 13

    Free Legal Clinic

    Free Legal Clinic
    Berkich Family Law has partnered with Safe Embrace and Step2 for a monthly Legal Clinic, which will be held on the third Thursday of the month. You can find information on future dates and how to reserve an appointment by clicking on this…
  • Aug 11

    Berkich Family Law has partnered with Safe Embrace to host a free legal clinic

    Berkich Family Law has partnered with Safe Embrace to host a free legal clinic
    Are you or someone you know in need of legal advice, but are unable to retain a lawyer? Berkich Family Law is offering a monthly free legal clinic with the help of Safe Embrace. For more information on this month’s clinic, please click…
  • Aug 11

    Berkich Family Law Announces the Addition of Megan Lucey

    Berkich Family Law Announces the Addition of Megan Lucey
    Berkich Family Law is pleased to announce the addition of Megan Lucey to the firm. Megan A. Lucey received her Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Ms. Lucey then attended University of…
Rank this Week: 1856

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Oct 6

    Crazy Soccer Mom!

    Crazy Soccer Mom!
    Dear Carolyn: The ex-wife of my new husband is constantly calling my cell phone, following me in my car, and making faces at me at the children’s soccer game.  I get texts from her calling me names.  She even threatened to…
Rank this Week: 1814

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Oct 11

    The Mills v. Mills Appeal: A Dispute About Misconduct and Marital Liabilitie

    The Mills v. Mills Appeal: A Dispute About Misconduct and Marital Liabilitie
    Florida’s laws are quite clear about the fact that all assets acquired and liabilities incurred during the marriage should be considered marital property. Since Florida is an equitable distribution state, Florida divorce courts divide…
  • Oct 6

    How Does Being a Stay-at-Home Parent Affect Alimony Decisions in Florida?

    How Does Being a Stay-at-Home Parent Affect Alimony Decisions in Florida?
    On the surface of it, the decision about whether to continue working after you have children or to leave the workforce for a certain number of years after your children are born is more controversial than it should be. It is not hard to find…
Rank this Week: 2997

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

Attorney Scott David Stewart answers questions and covers a variety of family law related topics.

http://www.arizonalawgroup.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1748

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 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…
  • Sep 28

    The Discovery Process in an Illinois Divorce

    The Discovery Process in an Illinois Divorce
    A divorce case, like every other case that is filed in a court of law, will at some point in the process require the parties to exchange crucial information. The process through which this information is exchanged is known as discovery. The…
Rank this Week: 869

Lucas Law Blog

Lucas Law Blog

Covers personal injury and family law. By Joseph M. Lucas & Associates, L.L.C.

http://www.lucaslaw.com/barrington-lawyer
  • Oct 12

    Woman Awarded $4.5 Million in Premises Liability Lawsuit

    Woman Awarded $4.5 Million in Premises Liability Lawsuit
    An Aurora, Ill., woman recently received a $4.5 million judgment as a result of a personal injury lawsuit filed against Wells Fargo. The injury took place in 2012, when the woman was walking into a Wells Fargo mortgage retail office…
  • Sep 12

    Chemical Exposure Has Long-Term Effect

    Chemical Exposure Has Long-Term Effect
    Exposure to hazardous substances is a serious risk that some construction workers face on the job. The immediate danger is most apparent when disastrous events occur, such as explosions. However, chemical exposure can cause medical…
  • Aug 17

    Gender Roles No Longer Define Men's Divorce

    Gender Roles No Longer Define Men's Divorce
    Even with the advancements in gender equality, many men and women in relationships cling to the traditional gender roles of previous generations. Men are supposed to be the providers, and women give support at home. These expected roles…
Rank this Week: 1873

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 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…
  • Aug 30

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Kentucky and Ohio

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Kentucky and Ohio
    Fessler, Schneider, & Grimme wish you a wonderful three day weekend.  Labor Day is the last three day weekend of the summer season and everyone wants to take advantage of it.  Most of us will drive to friends or relatives for…
Rank this Week: 931

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • 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…
  • Oct 8

    Of mice and men…

    Of mice and men…
    Once again it is Sunday night and it’s a toss up between going to bed at 9pm or staring into the abyss of twitter whilst I should be working…Or knocking up a blog post so I don’t have Monday morning blog-guilt (yes,…
Rank this Week: 4477

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylanddivorcelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 348

Penglase & Benson Law Blog

Penglase & Benson Law Blog

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

http://www.penglaseandbenson.com/blog/
  • Oct 12

    Common Uses for a Business Attorney in Doylestown PA

    Common Uses for a Business Attorney in Doylestown PA
    “I hope you have a good lawyer.” Those are usually pretty ominous words. But when you own a business, those are words to live by. It’s not that you’re automatically in danger of litigation, but that you need someone to…
  • Sep 18

    Creating a Child Custody Agreement that Works for Everyone

    Creating a Child Custody Agreement that Works for Everyone
    In an ideal world, every child custody agreement would benefit the children as well as the parents. Yet such a result is less common than most assume. Plenty of parents will push for child custody arrangement language that is weighed in his…
  • Sep 7

    What You Need to Know About Living Wills and Trust

    What You Need to Know About Living Wills and Trust
    If you reach the point where you are unable to make decisions regarding your medical care due to advanced age, an accident or an illness, a living will, trust and durable health care power of attorney will prove essential. The failure to take…
Rank this Week: 1997

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2642