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Wayne Dawkins Lawyers' Perth…

Wayne Dawkins Lawyers' Perth Family Law Blog

Covers divorce and separation in Australia.

http://www.waynedawkinslaw.com.au/blog/
  • Sep 21

    Why you should seriously consider the Collaborative Process?

    Why you should seriously consider the Collaborative Process?
    Why you should seriously consider the Collaborative Process for your Family Law case? http://www.waynedawkinslaw.com.au/collaborative-divorce/ In the August 2017 edition of Brief, the monthly magazine published by The Law Society of Western…
  • Jul 26

    The Future of Family Law

    The Future of Family Law
    Why I believe the Collaborative process is the future for Family Law is summed up by Suzan Barrie Aiken, the President of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals who said in The Collaborative Review 2017 Vol 16 Iss 1:…
  • Jul 9

    Protecting Your Belonging

    Protecting Your Belonging
    My friend told me that I should move as many of my personal belongings into her house as I can in case my ex doesn’t let me have them. Should I do that? When you’re separating, it can be tempting to move your belongings out of the…
Rank this Week: 2642

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Sep 21

    Can My Child Choose His or Her Own Parenting Time Schedule?

    Can My Child Choose His or Her Own Parenting Time Schedule?
    The short answer is this: it depends on the child and the circumstances he or she is facing. Typically, Illinois courts permit adolescents age 14 and over to weigh in on their parenting time schedule. When a young man or woman expresses a…
  • Sep 14

    Your Responsibilities during Your Divorce Mediation

    Your Responsibilities during Your Divorce Mediation
    When you decide to use mediation, rather than litigation, to end your marriage, you and your spouse can save yourself a significant amount of time and money. Although mediation is often “easier” than completing a courtroom …
  • Sep 7

    Talking to Your Adult Children about Your Divorce

    Talking to Your Adult Children about Your Divorce
    For divorcing parents, talking to their children about the divorce can be one of the most difficult parts of the pre-divorce process. These discussions often include talking to children about the changes that will occur and stressing that…
Rank this Week: 2381

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers Illinois family law and estate planning needs.

http://www.randrattys.com/napervilledivorceattorney
  • Sep 21

    Getting a Divorce while Pregnant In Illinoi

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

    Common Law Marriage: Spousal Maintenance and Property Division

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

    Filing for Legal Separation

    Filing for Legal Separation
    The decision to get a divorce is sometimes made after a couple has been apart for a while. This may sometimes be because the couple is not completely sure that they want to end the marriage, or because the couple needs to remain married for…
Rank this Week: 713

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

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

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

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

    Is adultery a ground for a Houston divorce?

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

    How to get divorced in Harris County Texa

    How to get divorced in Harris County Texa
    Michael Busby A petition for divorce will start the process.  All lawyers must e-file petitions while non-lawyers can still hand file.  All cases in Harris county are confidential for 30 days.  Public access and thus online…
Rank this Week: 918

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Sep 21

    President of Family Division tells new family lawyers: “We have to embrace technology.”

    President of Family Division tells new family lawyers: “We have to embrace technology.”
    Over 200 family lawyers and other family justice professionals at the start of their careers gathered today (Thursday) in Central London, to take part in Resolution’s inaugural national YRes conference.The conference, aimed at those…
  • Sep 17

    News Essentials: 18th September 2017

    News Essentials: 18th September 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSE-working in the family jurisdiction and our plans for reformThe attached paper has been produced to provide judiciary and operational colleagues with a much…
  • Sep 14

    The Hart of the matter

    The Hart of the matter
    My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog mostly comprised a detailed look at the Court of Appeal's judgment in Hart v Hart. They included:Calling the family courts ‘corrupt’ is the real…
Rank this Week: 1703

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/
  • Sep 21

    Join Attorney John B. Crotts at the NBI Seminar

    Join Attorney John B. Crotts at the NBI Seminar
    Join Attorney John B. Crotts, partner of King Law, in Asheville, NC on Monday, October 23rd as he presents at the NBI seminar, The Probate Process from Start to Finish. This seminar will cover everything from the initial filing, law of…
  • Sep 19

    So, You’re in a Lawsuit, What is “Discovery”?

    So, You’re in a Lawsuit, What is “Discovery”?
    In the state of South Carolina “discovery” is a pretrial process in which each party through the rules of civil procedure can obtain evidence from the other side. Even though engaging in discovery can add to the expense of a case,…
  • Sep 14

    Traffic Stops and the 4th Amendment

    Traffic Stops and the 4th Amendment
    When the framers of the constitution drafted the 4th amendment, it is safe to say they could not anticipate the invention of the automobile and certainly not their essential function in the daily life of Americans. Fortunately, the…
Rank this Week: 2674

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

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

    Hurricanes and Victims of Domestic Abuse

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

    Feminists and Campus Assault Policy

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

    Shared Parenting for Kid

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

Texas Family Law Blog

Texas Family Law Blog

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

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

    How To Establish Paternity in Texa

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

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

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

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

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

International Family Law

International Family Law

Covers international divorce law, international child custody, international child abduction and international prenuptial agreements. By Jeremy Morley.

http://www.internationalfamilylawfirm.com/
  • Sep 21

    Unenforceability of Japanese Custody and Hague Abduction Convention Order

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

    Chinese Recognition of Foreign Divorce Judgment

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

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

    A decade later, Santa Ana dad still fights for his son’s return from Japan
    http://www.ocregister.com/2017/08/29/a-decade-later-santa-ana-dad-still-fights-for-his-sons-return-from-japan/By SUSAN CHRISTIAN GOULDING | sgoulding@scng.com | Orange County Register8/29/17In an alternate life, Keisuke Collins would have…
Rank this Week: 772

Our Family Wizard Blog

Our Family Wizard Blog

Focuses on ideas that could reduce conflict, improve communication, protect children and help move families forward.

http://www.ourfamilywizard.com/ofw/index.cfm/blog/
  • Sep 21

    3 Reasons to Consider Parenting Education During Divorce

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

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

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

    Why Your Family Should Celebrate National Stepfamily Day

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

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/
  • Sep 21

    Tips for Dealing with Mixed Emotions After Divorce

    Tips for Dealing with Mixed Emotions After Divorce
    Once your divorce is finalized, you may go through mixed feelings about your former spouse. Though you may be sure that getting a divorce was the best possible solution for you, you may find that there are some days when you still miss her or…
  • Sep 20

    Behaviors That May Increase Divorce Expense

    Behaviors That May Increase Divorce Expense
    While you are negotiating your divorce settlement, it is imperative for you to make certain rational decisions on the basis of sheer logic rather than your emotions. In case the couples cannot be flexible or logical, it may take several years…
  • Sep 19

    Issues When Dealing With Commingled Funds In A Divorce

    Issues When Dealing With Commingled Funds In A Divorce
    Prior to getting married, the property owned by you is regarded by the court as your “separate property”. This dignified that such a property is owned only by you and not by your spouse. For example, if you have $15,000 in your…
Rank this Week: 2136

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 177

Brownn Family Law

Brownn Family Law

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

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

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

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

    Starting Over: Life After an Emotionally Abusive Marriage

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

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

    The Grandparent’s Guide to Surviving Your Daughter’s Minnesota Divorce
    Your adult daughter is getting a divorce. Guess who’s likely to be spending more time with the grandchildren? The assumption may be intrusive, but it’s also natural; after all, in a time of crisis like this, to whom else can your…
Rank this Week: 910

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

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

    Heart Balm Torts: Playing Doctor and Nurse

    Heart Balm Torts: Playing Doctor and Nurse
    By Carolyn J. Woodruff, North Carolina Family Law Specialist Winston Salem, North Carolina: Malecek v. Williams (2017) Derek Williams is a Forsyth County doctor who had an affair apparently, or at least allegedly, with his nurse. Playing…
  • Sep 15

    Danger Lurking Next Door

    Danger Lurking Next Door
    Dear Carolyn, I have been reading the horrid stories about children being left in hot cars.  I also have been troubled by my next door neighbor leaving her seven-year-old son alone this summer while she goes to work.  I have seen…
  • Sep 13

    Grandparents Have Rights Too!

    Grandparents Have Rights Too!
    Dear Carolyn, I know I should have kept my mouth shut during the divorce, but I didn’t. My daughter-in-law ended up with custody (not that it wasn’t somewhat justified), but now she is taking it out on us and won’t let my…
Rank this Week: 2204

Divorce Done Differently

Divorce Done Differently

Information and advice on dealing with divorce in a cordial and humane way. By the Family Law Center.

http://www.familylawcenter.us/index.php/blog
  • Sep 20

    Validity of a Marriage

    Validity of a Marriage
    Marriage – Legally what constitutes a valid marriage?  Many couples marry in a church, take religious vows, and consider their marriage a religious contract.  But when faced with divorce, many of these couples are surprised to…
  • Aug 7

    Frequently asked questions about Child Custody or a Parenting Plan

    Frequently asked questions about Child Custody or a Parenting Plan
    FAQ’s about a parenting plan or child custody agreement:  Q: What is a parenting plan or child custody agreement? A: During a separation parents need to create a plan to decide how their children will be cared for going forward.…
  • Jul 28

    Work Change Marriage Breakdown

    Work Change Marriage Breakdown
    Anthony Scaramucci and his wife have filed for Divorce. Scaramucci is the new White House communication director. He has been prominent in the news over the last week since joining Trump’s White House. Scaramucci, 53, has been married…
Rank this Week: 3232

James M. Burns Blog

James M. Burns Blog

Covers criminal defense and family law in Florida.

http://pensacoladefenselawyer.com/blog
  • Sep 20

    Are drunk driving checkpoints legally justified?

    Are drunk driving checkpoints legally justified?
    In the state of Florida, police frequently set up drunk driving checkpoints where they randomly stop drivers to determine if they might be too drunk to drive. These checkpoints have caught many intoxicated drivers. However, some opponents to…
  • Jul 28

    Consider this when making your Florida parenting plan

    Consider this when making your Florida parenting plan
    If you and your ex-spouse can work together and come to peaceful agreement on important issues, you could be excellent candidates for shared 50-50 parenting plan arrangements. These days, Florida courts are eager to support parents in…
  • Jun 30

    Build a strong strategy to divorce with confidence

    Build a strong strategy to divorce with confidence
    When divorce comes knocking, it affects every area of your life. For those already well established in their careers and well into saving for retirement and other investments, the process can prove quite complex. Still, if you know that...
Rank this Week: 1940

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

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

    Washington Protection Order Violations and Burglary

    Washington Protection Order Violations and Burglary
    Washington defendants are entitled to a unanimous jury verdict.  Washington criminal defense attorneys know, however, that this general rule can become complicated when there are multiple acts underlying the charges.  If multiple…
  • Sep 13

    Washington Left-Turn Driver Not Liable for Motorcyclist’s Injurie

    Washington Left-Turn Driver Not Liable for Motorcyclist’s Injurie
    Under Washington law, a driver intending to turn left at an intersection must yield to a vehicle approaching from the opposite direction that is in the intersection or close enough to be an immediate hazard.  This rule seems fairly…
  • Sep 7

    Sentencing Enhancement for Proximity to School Bus Stop in Washington Drug Case

    Sentencing Enhancement for Proximity to School Bus Stop in Washington Drug Case
    Drug possession, manufacture, or sale that occurs in certain public places carries enhanced penalties under Washington law. Prison time or fines may be as much as double as what is otherwise allowed. Under RCW 69.50.435, locations that can…
Rank this Week: 2088

Hildebrand Law Blog

Hildebrand Law Blog

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

https://www.hildebrandlaw.com/blog.aspx
  • Sep 20

    Proving Property is Sole and Separate Property in an Arizona Divorce

    Proving Property is Sole and Separate Property in an Arizona Divorce
    Proving Property is Sole and Separate Property in an Arizona Divorce In the case of Foster vs. Foster, the husband filed an appeal of the trial court’s division of guns in an Arizona divorce. The court awarded some of the guns to the…
  • Sep 13

    Violation of Due Process Rights in an Arizona Child Custody Hearing

    Violation of Due Process Rights in an Arizona Child Custody Hearing
    Violation of Due Process Rights in an Arizona Child Custody Hearing The Arizona Court of Appeals in the Cruz v. Garcia case had to address whether Mother’s Due Process rights were violated when a judge entered final child custody orders…
  • Sep 11

    Can a Same Sex Couple Establish Paternity of a Child  in Arizona

    Can a Same Sex Couple Establish Paternity of a Child  in Arizona
    Can a Same-Sex Couple Establish Paternity of a Child in Arizona The Arizona Court of Appeals in the case of Turner v. Oakley had to decide if a same-sex couple can establish paternity of a child conceived by artificial insemination in…
Rank this Week: 1667

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, custody, and child support. By Sandy T. Fox, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 830

Ontario Family Law Blog

Ontario Family Law Blog

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

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

    Discussing Your Divorce: Avoiding Dangerous Advice

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

    Limited Scope Retainers and Self-Rep

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

    Why Do I Need a Travel Consent Letter?

    Why Do I Need a Travel Consent Letter?
    I often have clients that ask, is it really necessary to get a travel consent letter? The short answer is yes. Unless you want to take the risk of having your beautifully planned trip ruined, then yes. It can be a small bothersome task to…
Rank this Week: 974

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/
  • Sep 20

    Can a Parent’s Remarriage Affect the Amount of Court-Ordered Child Support in New York?

    Can a Parent’s Remarriage Affect the Amount of Court-Ordered Child Support in New York?
    When a couple splits up in a New York divorce, and the couple has children together, the court, or the divorce lawyers involved, must determine whether either of the parties is entitled to child support.  If the matter is handled in…
  • Sep 10

    College Costs in Child Support and Divorce in New York

    College Costs in Child Support and Divorce in New York
    The college application process can be a daunting thing not just for aspiring students, but also for the parents that hope to support their children’s education. When it comes to children of divorce, the concerns regarding which schools…
  • Sep 1

    What is Alternative Dispute Resolution in New York Divorces?

    What is Alternative Dispute Resolution in New York Divorces?
    For some people, the thought of going through a divorce can be terrifying. Divorces are emotional experiences, that require a great deal of thought and planning to make sure that you walk out at the other end of the procedure prepared for…
Rank this Week: 1986

CEB blog

CEB blog

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

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Sep 20

    How Tenants Can Get Remedies for Habitability Violations and Nuisance

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

    Checklist: What to Do If Summary Judgment Is Denied

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

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

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

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

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

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 372

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/
  • Sep 20

    What Questions Might I Be Asked in My Colorado Family Law Hearing (Part 3)

    What Questions Might I Be Asked in My Colorado Family Law Hearing (Part 3)
    By:  Jessica A. Bryant The goal of this series of blog posts is to help people who have not been through a family law court hearing anticipate what questions they may face from the judge, opposing counsel, or the opposing party during…
  • Sep 13

    Maintaining Your Credibility While Testifying in Your Family Law Case

    Maintaining Your Credibility While Testifying in Your Family Law Case
    By:  Sarah T. McCain When your case entails contested litigation and moves towards a court hearing, you and the other party will ultimately need to present your evidence and arguments to the judge.   The end result of your hearing…
  • Sep 4

    Denver Child Support: Dealing With Very Old Arrears Balance

    Denver Child Support: Dealing With Very Old Arrears Balance
    By: Curtis Wiberg In the practice of family law, it’s not too uncommon to come across a case where a parent, who has been ordered to pay child support, did not meet their obligation for many months or even years until the child has…
Rank this Week: 3144

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
  • 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),…
  • Sep 9

    Falling into the tiger pit of prior consistent statement

    Falling into the tiger pit of prior consistent statement
    About a decade ago I represented a pre-teen girl in a DSS abuse and neglect case in which she alleged her stepfather had sexually abused her. DSS became involved after she reported the abuse to a school counselor. At a pre-trial hearing, in…
  • Aug 29

    The myth of the ironclad prenuptial agreement

    The myth of the ironclad prenuptial agreement
    Intolerable Cruelty, a lesser Coen Brothers movie, follows the courtship of an over-slick, high-powered divorce lawyer and a man-eating gold-digger, as they take turns getting over on the other. The plot’s Macguffin is the…
Rank this Week: 4591

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3513

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

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

    Tips on Taxes And Divorce

    Tips on Taxes And Divorce
    When two people are filing for divorce, the last thing on their mind is taxes. Divorces are already highly stressful events, and the tax confusion doesn’t make it any easier. Some of the tax issues that will arise include deciding what…
  • Sep 11

    Splitting Assets And Debts In Divorce

    Splitting Assets And Debts In Divorce
    The messiest part of a divorce is often splitting assets and debt. When a couple can amicably decide how to split their assets and debt, they submit a marital settlement agreement to the court, which outlines the provisions made. When a…
  • Sep 10

    How Divorce Financing Can Solve Your Liquidity Problem

    How Divorce Financing Can Solve Your Liquidity Problem
    There’s no denying that a divorce is a highly disruptive event in a person’s life. It represents the end of a way of living you have become familiar with, taking a heavy toll on your emotional and mental health.mIt can also pose…
Rank this Week: 2468

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Covers family and injury law, estate planning and medical malpractice. By Martin Heller Potempa & Sheppard, PLLC.

http://www.tennesseeattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2061

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Sep 19

    Can Divorcing Families Afford The “Sporting Life?”

    Can Divorcing Families Afford The “Sporting Life?”
    The September 7 issue of TIME Magazine features our obsession with childhood sports.  The statistics tell the story.  In 2005, school age children played sports at a combined cost of about $8 billion per annum.  Today that…
  • Sep 19

    Observations On Mediation

    Observations On Mediation
    There is a world of information on the internet.  That includes a huge number of websites professing to advise you about divorce.  And among the topics often discussed on these sites is mediation.  Not a week passes without at…
  • Jul 28

    Is Football Destined To Become A Legal Custody Football?

    Is Football Destined To Become A Legal Custody Football?
    In most cases, there isn’t much to write on the subject of legal custody. In Pennsylvania, it is the right to make decisions affecting the child’s welfare; in contrast to physical custody which is where kids spend their time. It…
Rank this Week: 4135

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas family law issues. By Guest & Gray.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Family Law Topics

Covers family and divorce law. By Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP.

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

    I Am Divorced…Now What? The Top 10 Steps To Take To Safeguard Your Financial Future

    I Am Divorced…Now What? The Top 10 Steps To Take To Safeguard Your Financial Future
    Once you have gone through the divorce process and are formally divorced, there are still many steps that can and should be taken to protect yourself. The following is a list of the top ten (10) actions you should take after your divorce has…
  • Sep 6

    Pet Custody Comes to Illinoi

    Pet Custody Comes to Illinoi
    Companion animals, commonly referred to as “pets”, play an ever-increasing role in American society. US pet industry expenditures were $38.5 billion in 2006 and nearly doubled to $66.75 billion in 2016. According to the 2017-2018…
  • Aug 22

    Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago 30th Anniversary Gala

    Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago 30th Anniversary Gala
    On July 27, 2017, the Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago (“LAGBAC”) celebrated its 30th Anniversary by welcoming over 200 guests to a gala held at the Peninsula Chicago Hotel. LAGBAC is one of the oldest Lesbian, Gay,…
Rank this Week: 3019

New York Family Law Blog

New York Family Law Blog

Covers family law topics. Published by New York attorney, Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkfamilylawblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Pillai v Pillai

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

    Savel v. Savel

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

    Brinkman v Brinkman

    Brinkman v Brinkman
    NY Slip Op 05702 July 19, 2017 Decision Continue reading
Rank this Week: 649

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2014

The Law Offices of David Stein…

The Law Offices of David Stein Blog

Covers family law.

http://www.familylawdc.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3517

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
  • Sep 18

    Maryland Court Expands Defenses Available to Battered Spouse

    Maryland Court Expands Defenses Available to Battered Spouse
    On August 7, 2017, the Maryland Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court, handed down a decision that will open a new avenue of defense to battered spouses in the state – in the extreme case where the spouse hires a hit man to…
  • Sep 5

    Federal Medical Malpractice Legislation: Still a Bad Idea

    Federal Medical Malpractice Legislation: Still a Bad Idea
    Early this summer, the U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed a bill (H.R. 1215 the deceptively titled “Protecting Access to Care Act”) that would limit the “non-economic” money damages available to patients in…
  • Jun 28

    Supreme Court Will Hear Key Case on Federal Whistleblower Law

    Supreme Court Will Hear Key Case on Federal Whistleblower Law
    The U.S. Supreme Court announced on Monday, June 26, that it plans to hear arguments later this year on a case that is of great importance to corporate whistleblowers and to people who support them. The case centers on the Dodd-Frank law,…
Rank this Week: 2177

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: 2513

Hook Law Center Blog

Hook Law Center Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Virginia.

https://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Sep 18

    The Equifax Data Breach: Take This One Step Now

    The Equifax Data Breach: Take This One Step Now
    As you have probably heard by now, Equifax, one of the three major credit reporting agencies, was hacked earlier this summer. As a result, nearly half the U.S. population’s personal data, including full names, addresses, dates of birth,…
  • Sep 8

    Palliative Care and Hospice: Quality of Life for Patients with Serious Illne

    Palliative Care and Hospice: Quality of Life for Patients with Serious Illne
    Hook Law Center, P.C. recently had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Marissa Galicia-Costillo from Sentara Norfolk General at our most recent Coffee with Colleagues seminar to discuss the difference between hospice and palliative care. While many…
  • Aug 31

    Exercise & Foreign Language

    Exercise & Foreign Language
    While exercise and learning a second language may not be at the top of your list of priorities, a new study may shed light on how people acquire new skills and how learning and can be enhanced. Learning is a continual process which enriches…
Rank this Week: 1347

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/
  • Sep 18

    Lukewarm Is No Good – Turning Your Hobby into a Busine

    Lukewarm Is No Good – Turning Your Hobby into a Busine
    In celebration of Roald Dahl Day  last Wednesday, someone posted the above quote from the multi-talented British novelist (and short story writer, poet, screenwriter, and fighter pilot) on r/GetMotivated on Reddit. This quote describes…
  • Sep 15

    Marketers and Influencers: How Should You Make Disclosures Online?

    Marketers and Influencers: How Should You Make Disclosures Online?
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued an updated version of its Endorsement Guides, which includes important information about the FTC’s current thoughts on when and how material connections between brands and endorsers…
  • Sep 14

    Marketers and Influencers: When Should You Make Disclosures Online?

    Marketers and Influencers: When Should You Make Disclosures Online?
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued an updated version of its Endorsement Guides, which includes important information about the FTC’s current thoughts on when and how material connections between brands and endorsers…
Rank this Week: 4554

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

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

    Questions to Ask Yourself About Divorce

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

    5 Financial Tips for Spouses Getting Divorced

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

    Divorce & the Road to Rising Above

    Divorce & the Road to Rising Above
    When you’re on the brink of divorce, it’s normal to go through the whole gamut of emotions: grief, anger, sadness, spite, and so on. The advice from well-meaning friends, family, colleagues and even strangers on the street…
Rank this Week: 1213

Florida Divorce & Family Law…

Florida Divorce & Family Law Blog

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

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

    Parenting Plans, Hurricanes and the Unknown

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

    Financial Disclosure the Good, the Bad and the Necessary

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

    Governer Scott Vetoes Alimony and Child Timesharing Bill

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

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Sep 18

    Social workers should not hide – they are accountable to all of u

    Social workers should not hide – they are accountable to all of u
    The Guardian social care network ran a piece last week entitled Muslim fostering row: Careless press must be held to account in which the author – a social worker expresses shock that “Tower Hamlets council responded and…
  • Sep 12

    National Centre for Domestic Violence

    National Centre for Domestic Violence
    There is a very concerning piece abut the National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV) on Buzzfeed : A Major UK Domestic Violence Organisation Faces Accusations Of Failing Victims And Taking Inappropriate Payments Now I don’t know much…
  • Aug 30

    Foreword to The Third Edition of FCwaL

    Foreword to The Third Edition of FCwaL
    The Times has today published some selected extracts from the foreword to the third edition of my book The Family Court without a Lawyer – A Handbook for Litigants in Person. I’ve been asked for the full foreword, so here it…
Rank this Week: 4428

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative…

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative Law Firm

Covers collaborative divorce, family law, and mediation. By Adam B. Cordover.

http://familydiplomacy.com/blog
  • Sep 18

    How Often Do Collaborative Divorces Terminate?

    How Often Do Collaborative Divorces Terminate?
    Good, you have decided that if you are going to divorce, you are going to do it collaboratively.  This means that you and your spouse will each have your own attorneys, but the attorneys are not there to fight.  You hire the…
  • Sep 5

    What is Gestational Surrogacy?

    What is Gestational Surrogacy?
    If you are a married couple looking to bring a child into your life but cannot conceive yourselves, you may be a candidate for gestational surrogacy. Gestational surrogacy is a legally recognized process and alternative to traditional child…
  • Aug 31

    Video: Ron Ousky on Hiring A Family-Focused Divorce Lawyer

    Video: Ron Ousky on Hiring A Family-Focused Divorce Lawyer
    When determining which attorney to hire for your divorce, you may be tempted to believe that your best option is to hire an overly-aggressive lawyer.  But is that truly going to benefit you and your family?  Do you want to make your…
Rank this Week: 2649

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • 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…
  • Sep 4

    When the Child Support Payor is in the Witness Protection Program

    When the Child Support Payor is in the Witness Protection Program
    I’ve never really thought about it. And although not exactly on point, the August 24, 2017 decision of Kings County Family Court Judge Javier E. Vargas in S.G v. B.G. sheds light on some of the issues a court may face when a…
Rank this Week: 3632

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.net/
  • Sep 17

    How to Conduct Yourself at a Child Custody Evaluation

    How to Conduct Yourself at a Child Custody Evaluation
    Child custody evaluations are often used by the court when the case has a highly contested custody matter before it. The evaluator is able to speak to both parties with an objective perspective, as well as the children, and as a result their…
  • Sep 10

    Slutsky v Slutsky and New Jersey Equitable Distribution Law

    Slutsky v Slutsky and New Jersey Equitable Distribution Law
    One of the most financially impactful events in life can be the possibility of a divorce. New Jersey is not a community property state, but rather, an equitable distribution state. This means that, under New Jersey equitable distribution law,…
  • Aug 27

    Don’t Let Divorce Ruin Your Life

    Don’t Let Divorce Ruin Your Life
    While divorce can be a traumatic experience for some, for others it can be quite liberating. Before separating, you might have tried everything to save your marriage, and in the process realized that divorce was the best option. While…
Rank this Week: 2428

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Sep 17

    Politicians Wake Up: Canadians Overwhelmingly Support Shared Parenting

    Politicians Wake Up: Canadians Overwhelmingly Support Shared Parenting
    In a poll conducted by leading Canadian pollsters, Nanos Research, the results revealed that 70% of Canadians support shared parenting. Thirteen per cent opposed shared parenting and 17% were undecided. Nanos conducted an RDD dual frame…
  • Sep 12

    No-Show Father Ordered to Pay Over a Half a Million Dollars in Child Support Arrear

    No-Show Father Ordered to Pay Over a Half a Million Dollars in Child Support Arrear
    In this British Columbia Supreme Court case, the parents of two children separated in 2001 and in 2003 entered into a separation agreement. The agreement stated that the father’s income was $90,000 per year and that he would pay…
  • Sep 1

    Court of Appeal Orders New Trial for Father Because of Expert’s Fraud on the Court

    Court of Appeal Orders New Trial for Father Because of Expert’s Fraud on the Court
    In a groundbreaking decision last summer after a 147 day trial, Mr. Justice Paul Walker of the British Columbia Supreme Court found that B.C.’s child protection authorities had negligently permitted a father to sexually abuse his…
Rank this Week: 4349