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NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 111

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

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

    British Muslim Women Are Missing Out On Marriage Right

    British Muslim Women Are Missing Out On Marriage Right
    From The Guardian: Six in 10 women in the UK who have had a traditional Muslim wedding ceremony are not in legally recognised marriages, depriving them of rights and protection, according to a survey. It found that nearly all married...
  • Nov 20

    Child Marriage--in the U.S.

    Child Marriage--in the U.S.
    From the Independent: More than 200,000 children were married in the US over the past 15 years, new figures have revealed. Three 10-year-old girls and an 11-year-old boy were among the youngest to wed, under legal loopholes which allow…
  • Nov 19

    Adopted Kids and School Exclusion

    Adopted Kids and School Exclusion
    From BBC News: Faye says since he was excluded from secondary school, Joe's behaviour has deteriorated, with a devastating knock-on effect for the rest of the family. But this family's experience is not unusual, according to a report by…
Rank this Week: 133

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Nov 16

    Can You Force Your Ex To Change Her Last Name?

    Can You Force Your Ex To Change Her Last Name?
    Can a woman keep her married name after divorce? There are so many major issues to resolve in a divorce – from property division and finances, to figuring out child support and spousal maintenance. With so much on the line, it…
  • Nov 14

    The Risks & Consequences Of Hiding Assets In Divorce

    The Risks & Consequences Of Hiding Assets In Divorce
    When couples are separating their assets during the divorce process, it is common for one party to feel they’re drawing the short straw. When it seems as though your ex is about to make out much better than you in the property…
  • Nov 10

    Is Alimony Always Required In Divorce?

    Is Alimony Always Required In Divorce?
    Question: Is alimony required in divorce? Answer: While I am not licensed to practice law in your state, I can give some general guidance on this issue. Alimony or spousal support is not necessarily required in a divorce. Generally, courts…
Rank this Week: 158

Divorce Law Journal

Divorce Law Journal

Covers adoptions, business valuation, collaborative family law, debt division, grandparent visitation, maintenance, relocation and same sex issues. By Diana L. Skaggs.

http://louisvilledivorce.typepad.com/info/
Rank this Week: 232

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

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

    News Essentials: 20th November 2017

    News Essentials: 20th November 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSPotential client met with top family law solicitor “to conflict him out” of acting for other sideA leading family law solicitor’s meeting with…
  • Nov 16

    Home and away

    Home and away
    My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog referenced matters both here and abroad. They included:Time to recognise that cohabitation is the new marriage? - In the light of the latest figures from the…
  • Nov 14

    Don’t abandon separating families in Brexit, say legal group

    Don’t abandon separating families in Brexit, say legal group
    Three influential family law bodies have today warned that a lack of progress on Brexit negotiations could leave tens of thousands of families and children in limbo.Resolution, the Family Law Bar Association and the International Academy of…
Rank this Week: 257

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Covers adoption, annulment, child abuse, child custody and support, cohabitation, property division, domestic violence, divorce and separation. By Jeanne Hannah.

http://jeannehannah.typepad.com/blog_jeanne_hannah_traver/
  • Nov 7

    Home Alone: Part VII | Leave your children home alone while you vacation?

    Home Alone: Part VII | Leave your children home alone while you vacation?
    Amazing! Imagine a mother so eager to go to Europe for a vacation that she would leave her four children home alone. It's hard to believe, isn't it! Erin Macke lives in a suburb of Des Moines. When she could...
  • Nov 6

    Stopping Sexual Abuse of Children

    Stopping Sexual Abuse of Children
    Sexual abuse of childen: Sometimes "silence is golden." However, when people who are in charge conceal sexual predatory conduct, it can be the cause of life-long suffering for the victims of such coverups.
  • Sep 25

    Fatherless children? Why would any mother or father think this is a good idea?

    Fatherless children? Why would any mother or father think this is a good idea?
    Children need both parents to grow up as healthy, fully-functioning adults. Mothers who seek to exclude a child's other parent from the child's like are doing the child a great disservice--a great harm. "Children who grow up without a…
Rank this Week: 258

Georgia Family Law Blog

Georgia Family Law Blog

Covers family law Issues in Georgia, including divorce, alimony, and child support. By Stephen M. Worrall.

http://www.gafamilylawblog.com/
  • Nov 18

    We're Moving!

    We're Moving!
    I am consolidating the content of all of our blogs at our Georgia Family Law website. Please join us there for new posts and to find all of our old posts.
  • Nov 18

    We're Moving!

    We're Moving!
    I am consolidating the content of all of our blogs at our Georgia Family Law website. Please join us there for new posts and to find all of our old posts.
  • Jul 27

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?
    As a Cobb County divorce attorney, many clients ask me what the Social Security consequences would be if they were divorced. Many questions need to be answered.          Experts at AARP and the Social Security Administration provide this…
Rank this Week: 347

Sam Hasler's Indiana Divorce &…

Sam Hasler's Indiana Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers child custody, child support and divorce.

http://haslerlaw2.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    For Those Using Free Forms From The Internet

    For Those Using Free Forms From The Internet
    Be careful of what you get. I have said this before but not quite as well as Wiggin & Nourie, P.A. does with its Is LegalZoom Legal?
  • Mar 20

    Prenuptial Agreements Are Good For Family Businesse

    Prenuptial Agreements Are Good For Family Businesse
    If you have a family business then read the following from The Williston Herald, Family roles play a part in farm operation, succession A family death brings questions about new roles: "To help deal with in-laws, Hanson is now a firm believer…
  • Mar 19

    Why Estate Planning?

    Why Estate Planning?
    Give Allinotte Law Office's Do you want to deal with this now or let your family deal with it later? a read. I think the article points out a few things not usually thought of when thinking of estate planning. Both the things needing…
Rank this Week: 387

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 19

    The new tax law and Divorce

    The new tax law and Divorce
    A proposed dramatic change to the tax rules of divorce in the House Republicans’ tax reform bill (the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act) would undoubtedly create additional burdens to couples getting divorced if it becomes law. The bill would…
  • Nov 8

    No Spousal support tax deduction

    No Spousal support tax deduction
    Spousal support payments mandated by divorce agreements could lose their beneficial tax treatment. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, unveiled on Thursday, includes a provision to kill the deduction that taxpayers get for making such payments to…
  • Nov 6

    divorce and science

    divorce and science
    The best time to get married is when you feel ready, and when you’ve found someone you think you can spend a lifetime with. Don’t force anything — or put it off — because a study told you to do so. …
Rank this Week: 410

New Jersey Family Law

New Jersey Family Law

Covers divorce, mediation, arbitration and litigation. By Charles C. Abut.

http://njdivorceblog.typepad.com/new_jersey_divorce_law_me/
Rank this Week: 424

California Divorce and Family Law

California Divorce and Family Law

Covers celebrity marriages, child custody, child support, divorce, paternity, prenuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements, remarriage and taxes. By Jeffrey Lalloway.

http://oc-divorce.typepad.com/california_divorce_and_fa/
  • Aug 7

    The Best Thing to do After Divorce or Breakup: Yoga

    The Best Thing to do After Divorce or Breakup: Yoga
    Divorce, even at its most amicable, can cause an enormous amount of stress, anger, worry, confusion, and resentment. People often struggle to find ways to overcome the negative feelings that face them. However, in a recent study conducted by…
  • Aug 7

    'Gray Divorces' rising

    'Gray Divorces' rising
    More Baby Boomers couples in Fairfax County are calling it quits. A recent study by an area law firm shows residents older than 55 are divorcing at increasingly high rates. Calling the county "the divorce capital of Virginia," the Arlington…
  • Aug 6

    Stevie Wonder files for divorce

    Stevie Wonder files for divorce
    Stevie Wonder, 62, is ending his 11-year marriage to fashion designer Kai Millard Morris. According to a report at www.tmz.com, the Saginaw-born Wonder filed for divorce Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court using his legal name: Stevland…
Rank this Week: 433

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Helps women navigate the intricacies of divorce and save money along the way. By Helene Taylor.

http://heleneltaylor.com/blog/
  • Aug 22

    What’s the first thing to do in a divorce after your spouse utters the “D” word?

    What’s the first thing to do in a divorce after your spouse utters the “D” word?
    After twenty years of marriage, the best family vacation ever, or one of your usual fights, your spouse says, “I want a divorce.” You feel a thump in your chest like your heart hit your rib cage. The blood coursing through your…
  • Jul 24

    Should you become your ex-spouse’s creditor?

    Should you become your ex-spouse’s creditor?
    You’re negotiating a separation or divorce agreement, and your spouse offers to pay you $X monthly for X years in exchange for your ownership interest in the house, retirement account, stock options or some other valuable asset. Should…
  • Jun 3

    How to Say No to a Family Court Judge

    How to Say No to a Family Court Judge
    It seems simple enough. You should never agree with a Judge if you don’t actually agree with a Family Court Judge, right? Theoretically, yes, it is simple to say, “No your honor I don’t agree.” But in reality, when it…
Rank this Week: 480

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8…

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8 and the Right to Marry

Articles and comments by attorneys and legal scholars, and related legal news. From Michael Ginsborg.

http://prop8legalcommentary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 28

    Farewell

    Farewell
    In May, I decided that I would need a hiatus to prepare an article on a subject unrelated to this site. I have just completed my forthcoming article for law librarians, "Ending Our Conflicts of Interest to Protect Consumers of Legal…
  • May 22

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging
    I regret that, for at least several weeks, I will lack time to update this site on a regular basis. I face two challenges. First, I expect to publish an article on a subject I have been thinking about for 20 years.
  • May 15

    Legal news this month

    Legal news this month
    Domestic partnership
Rank this Week: 556

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Nov 20

    Important Financial Considerations in a Divorce

    Important Financial Considerations in a Divorce
    Are you preparing for divorce? If so, it is entirely possible to remain financially stable before, during and after the process but it’s going to take some diligence on your part. The best way to begin your divorce is to start…
  • Nov 13

    Grandparents Who Assume the Caregiver Role

    Grandparents Who Assume the Caregiver Role
    There is no doubt that grandparents play a valuable role in the lives of their grandchildren. Before American culture “modernized” and it became normal for adult children to move hundreds, if not thousands of miles from…
  • Nov 6

    Tax Effects of Divorce

    Tax Effects of Divorce
    Are you considering divorce? If so, there’s a lot on your mind. You’re probably concerned about issues, such as child custody, child support, asset division, marital debt, and what to do with the house. Taxes on the other…
Rank this Week: 568

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips…

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips for You

Covers Rhode Island divorce and family law. By Chris Pearsall.

http://www.rhodeislanddivorcetips.com/
  • Mar 2

    What is the Best Way to Beat Child Support?

    What is the Best Way to Beat Child Support?
    Discover the Answer to Whether You Can or Should try to Beat Child Support when you are a natural or adoptive parent of a minor child. Justifications may exist ... but reasons or explanations never suffice... Why?
  • Jan 5

    Rhode Island Child Custody - Make Sure You Know Both Legal and Physical Custody!

    Rhode Island Child Custody - Make Sure You Know Both Legal and Physical Custody!
    Rhode Island Child Custody - Make Sure You Know Both Legal and Physical Custody! - Confusion can easily occur regarding what "custody" is regarding children when you haven't specified which one you are talking about, even among lawyers. Get…
  • Dec 18

    Divorce and Family Court Decorum in Rhode Island - Simple Tips for Represented Litigant

    Divorce and Family Court Decorum in Rhode Island - Simple Tips for Represented Litigant
    Uncover the Top Three (3) Mistakes of Courtroom Etiquette Clients Represented by a Lawyer Often Make and How to Avoid Them. Read the Exciting Case of McFadden v. Jacobsen now.
Rank this Week: 576

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

Covers New Jersey family law. By Fox Rothschild, LLP.

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Sep 26

    This Agreement to Arbitrate Will Self-Destruct in 3…2…1…

    This Agreement to Arbitrate Will Self-Destruct in 3…2…1…
    Arbitration – essentially, a private trial in which the parties hire a fact-finder who serves in lieu of a judge – has become an increasingly common means of resolving family law disputes.  Although an arbitration may be…
  • Sep 7

    Where Should Custody and Parenting Issues Be Decided?

    Where Should Custody and Parenting Issues Be Decided?
    Sometimes, the location of a case – for one reason or another – can be just as important as anything else.  Perhaps the law is different and more beneficial to one side in a particular location; possibly, one place is simply…
  • Sep 7

    Right Against Self-Incrimination Preserved for Parents in Cases Involving Child Sexual Abuse

    Right Against Self-Incrimination Preserved for Parents in Cases Involving Child Sexual Abuse
    Thankfully, sexual abuse allegations against parents do not often arise in the context of a divorce typical. However, when those scenarios do arise, they bring lawyers, litigants and judges alike in to unchartered territory where they…
Rank this Week: 578

Australian Divorce Blog

Australian Divorce Blog

Covers family law and divorce in Australia. By Stephen Page.

http://australiandivorce.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 10

    New heads of Family Court and Federal Circuit Court appointed

    New heads of Family Court and Federal Circuit Court appointed
    It is with some sadness to me that Chief Justice Diana Bryant of the Family Court of Australia has retired. Her Honour after being appointed as a Senior Counsel, was appointed as the first head of the then Federal Magistrates Court, before…
  • Jul 18

    Vale Justice Michelle May of the Family Court of Australia

    Vale Justice Michelle May of the Family Court of Australia
    Tonight I attend a function recognising the service of Justice Michelle May, who is retiring after many years of service from the Family Court of Australia.I had the privilege many years ago of briefing her when she was junior counsel; and…
  • Jul 16

    Government to restrict cross-examination of family violence victims by their alleged perpetrator

    Government to restrict cross-examination of family violence victims by their alleged perpetrator
    Attorney-General Senator George Brandis has released the following statement:protecting family violence victims from beingcross-examined by alleged perpetratorsToday, I release draft legislative amendments to the Family Law Act 1975 to…
Rank this Week: 579

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Supreme Court, Bronx County

    Supreme Court, Bronx County
    A Bronx Estate Litigation Lawyer said that, defendant-appellant moved pursuant to CPLR 510(1) to change the venue of the instant matter from Bronx County to Westchester County more than three years after the commencement of the action and…
  • Sep 22

    Supreme Court, Bronx County

    Supreme Court, Bronx County
    A Bronx Estate Litigation Lawyer said that, defendant-appellant moved pursuant to CPLR 510(1) to change the venue of the instant matter from Bronx County to Westchester County more than three years after the commencement of the action and…
  • Sep 22

    Supreme Court, Bronx County

    Supreme Court, Bronx County
    A Bronx Estate Litigation Lawyer said that, defendant-appellant moved pursuant to CPLR 510(1) to change the venue of the instant matter from Bronx County to Westchester County more than three years after the commencement of the action and…
Rank this Week: 643

NY Divorce Attorney Blog

NY Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers New York divorce law. By David Centeno.

https://nyuncontesteddivorceattorney.com/wordpress/
  • May 6

    A New Era?

    A New Era?
    Could this be the dawn of the new civil divorce? Last Friday Gov. Jay Inslee signed the Uniform Collaborative Law Act which allows couples to agree on the terms of their divorce without going to court at all. This act can save many couples…
  • Apr 30

    New Divorce Audio Coaching Program Helps Parents Minimize Effects of Divorce on Their Childre

    New Divorce Audio Coaching Program Helps Parents Minimize Effects of Divorce on Their Childre
    Much has been made about the effects of divorce on children. Some studies claim that children end up as alcoholics or abusers, others claim they are more prone to divorce. Regardless it is pretty obvious that divorce does have a major effect…
  • Apr 23

    The Shocking Way That Porsha Stewart Found Out About Her Divorce!

    The Shocking Way That Porsha Stewart Found Out About Her Divorce!
    Porsha Stewart, the wife of former NFL star and now TV analyst Kordell Stewart, was admittedly shocked when she found out that her husband had fild for divorce. However the way it happened was even worse, imagine finding out on Twitter!? Read…
Rank this Week: 646

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Nov 15

    Toronto Lawyer’s $2 Million Dollar Fraud Conviction Upheld

    Toronto Lawyer’s $2 Million Dollar Fraud Conviction Upheld
    Yesterday the Ontario Court of Appeal dismissed Toronto corporate lawyer, Remy Boghossian’s appeal from his 2015 conviction for an almost $2 million dollar fraud on the Royal Bank of Canada. (R. v. Boghossian, 2017 ONCA 870 CanLII) The…
  • Nov 9

    How “Uncivil” Can a Lawyer be in Court? The Groia Case

    How “Uncivil” Can a Lawyer be in Court? The Groia Case
    If you are a litigator in Canada you should know the name “Joe Groia”. He is a masterful legal advocate from Ontario who specializes in securities law. His prominence in the legal profession was capped this week when Groia v. The…
  • Nov 8

    Trial Debacle Leads to Freedom for Pedophile From Nova Scotia

    Trial Debacle Leads to Freedom for Pedophile From Nova Scotia
    Despite what you hear or read, you can’t blame Ernest MacIntosh for the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision to quash his convictions for sex charges involving young boys in the 1970’s. (R. v. MacIntosh 2013 SCC 23) A…
Rank this Week: 649

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
Rank this Week: 663

Iowa Law Blog

Iowa Law Blog

Covers business, employment, trust & estates family, real estate, regulatory compliance and utility law. By Sullivan & Ward, PC.

http://www.iowa-lawblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    The Implementation of Electronic Filing in the Court

    The Implementation of Electronic Filing in the Court
    In this day of technology, it is no surprise that the court systems are moving to using an Electronic Document Management System (EDMS for short) for parties to file documents with the Court, without even setting foot in the Courthouse. The…
  • Apr 14

    Service by Facebook?

    Service by Facebook?
    A New York judge recently entered an Order allowing a woman to serve her husband divorce papers via Facebook.  In Iowa, generally, a competent adult must accept service or be served in-person in order accomplish proper…
  • Mar 19

    Interactive Process in Action

    Interactive Process in Action
    If you’re not sure what the interactive process is supposed to look like under the ADA, peruse the facts of the 8th Circuit’s decision in Minnihan v. Mediacom.  I’m also going to summarize the facts below, but if you…
Rank this Week: 694

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/
  • Nov 15

    What are the Tax Implications of a Florida Divorce? Proposed Tax Reforms and Alimony

    What are the Tax Implications of a Florida Divorce? Proposed Tax Reforms and Alimony
    When couples divorce in the State of Florida, one consideration is will there be alimony and if so, how much for how long? Alimony comes in different shapes and sizes, but one aspect has consistent: the spouse that pays the alimony is allowed…
  • Nov 7

    Can I Get Divorced in Florida if I Have Been Stationed Here for Military Duty?

    Can I Get Divorced in Florida if I Have Been Stationed Here for Military Duty?
    Getting divorced creates a myriad of obstacles, but one of the biggest issues for military families is the question of “what state am I supposed to get divorced in?”  In the State of Florida, the court requires that a party…
  • Nov 5

    How Can I Communicate Better with My Co-Parent? Florida Family Law

    How Can I Communicate Better with My Co-Parent? Florida Family Law
    Unfortunately, divorce has become a common reality in our society and in the State of Florida, and it has far reaching impacts for individuals, couples, and their children. Twenty percent of divorces are highly contested, causing courts to…
Rank this Week: 767

ABC Family Law Blog

ABC Family Law Blog

Covers Florida family law. By the Law Firm of Adam B. Cordover, P.A.

http://abcfamilyblog.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 14

    Family Diplomacy is Here!

    Family Diplomacy is Here!
    The Law Firm of Adam B. Cordover, P.A. is now Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative Law Firm!  Please check out our new website at http://FamilyDiplomacy.com.  New blog posts will now be published…
  • Jul 19

    Top 5 Reasons to Choose Collaborative Divorce

    Top 5 Reasons to Choose Collaborative Divorce
    Divorce is difficult, but not all divorces are created equally.  Here in Tampa Bay and Greater Sarasota, more and more people are choosing to resolve their family law issues via the collaborative process.  Collaborative divorce is a…
  • Jul 11

    Video: Linda Solomon And The Neutral Facilitator Collaborative Divorce Model

    Video: Linda Solomon And The Neutral Facilitator Collaborative Divorce Model
    Collaborative divorce has one simple requirement: The spouses must each retain attorneys who focus solely on helping them reach an agreement on all issues.  The collaborative attorneys are private problem-solving specialists, and they…
Rank this Week: 779

Connecticut Lesbian and Gay Law

Connecticut Lesbian and Gay Law

Covers gay marriage, civil unions, and step-parent and co-parent adoptions. By Irene C. Olszewski.

http://ctlgbtlaw.wordpress.com
  • Jan 24

    Colorado Civil Unions Bill Passes Senate

    Colorado Civil Unions Bill Passes Senate
    Yesterday,  a Colorado Senate committee voted 3-2 to pass Senate Bill 11, which would legalize civil unions for same-sex couples in that state.  The bill was opposed by Republicans in that vote.  The bill will now be heard by…
  • Jan 24

    Colorado Civil Unions Bill Passes Senate

    Colorado Civil Unions Bill Passes Senate
    Yesterday,  a Colorado Senate committee voted 3-2 to pass Senate Bill 11, which would legalize civil unions for same-sex couples in that state.  The bill was opposed by Republicans in that vote.  The bill will now be heard by…
  • Jan 23

    Connecticut Legislature Confirms First Openly Gay Supreme Court Justice

    Connecticut Legislature Confirms First Openly Gay Supreme Court Justice
    Earlier today, the Connecticut General Assembly confirmed Andrew J. McDonald, a Democratic state senator, as the first openly gay justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court. The Senate voted 30-3 to confirm McDonald while the House voted…
Rank this Week: 793

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

Covers divorce, child support, child custody, alimony, equitable property distribution, father's rights, mother's rights, family law, and laws on divorce. By James Gross.

http://mddivorcelawyers.com/legalcrier
  • Dec 30

    Divorce Quote

    Divorce Quote
    “Divorce is the psychological equivalent of a triple coronary bypass.” — Mary Kay Blakely
  • Dec 17

    Thinking About Divorce

    Thinking About Divorce
    More than half the married people in the U.S. have thought about divorcing their spouse according to a survey by researchers at Brigham Young University. However, as the researchers wrote in their study, “thoughts about divorce as just…
  • Dec 10

    Will Shoes Make the Difference in this Divorce?

    Will Shoes Make the Difference in this Divorce?
    I think my wife has a lot of shoes. But it is nowhere near Tracey Hejailan’s 80 pairs in one of her multiple walk-in closets in a house in Monte Carlo. She is divorcing her husband, multimillionaire, Maurice Amon, in New York, where the…
Rank this Week: 838

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

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

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

    Level the Playing Field While Preparing Finances for Divorce

    Level the Playing Field While Preparing Finances for Divorce
    Financial Issues Level the Playing Field While Preparing Finances for Divorce Consider hiring a financial advisor when preparing for your divorce. http://www.divorcemag.com/newsletter-blog/financial-preparation-for-the-divorce-process  …
  • Nov 6

    Tips for Stepparents Entering a Blended Family 

    Tips for Stepparents Entering a Blended Family 
    Parenting and Divorce  Tips for Stepparents Entering a Blended Family How you tackle the challenges associated with a blended family is key to happiness.…
  • Nov 1

    Harding & Associates Family Law Named a Tier 1 Best Law Firm

    Harding & Associates Family Law Named a Tier 1 Best Law Firm
    Today it was announced that Harding & Associates Family Law has been included in the 2018 Best Law Firms list published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. In particular the firm has been included in the Tier 1 Listing for…
Rank this Week: 853

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Nov 14

    Cos we’re special, like

    Cos we’re special, like
    I have been VERY disgruntled at an edict from the diocese telling me that I have to complete an online safeguarding course in order to continue bellringing at my local church. This was objectionable for a number of reasons, not least that I…
  • Oct 30

    When accountability and privacy collide…

    When accountability and privacy collide…
    The Transparency Project (which I chair) are facilitating a debate on 5 December in Bristol looking at the question of whether privacy should trump accountability. It’s taken quite a lot of effort to pull together, but I think…
  • Oct 28

    Me too – judicial bullying

    Me too – judicial bullying
    I’m conflicted about #Metoo. I did post “me too” on Facebook (friends only). I didn’t post it on twitter. But I paused and thought before saying so. I felt that, since I know sexual harassment of women is real,…
Rank this Week: 861

Missouri Divorce and Family Law…

Missouri Divorce and Family Law Blog

Covers alimony/maintenance, bankruptcy, child support, custody and visitation, divorce, paternity, property division and taxes. By Mark Wortman.

http://familylaw.mwortmanlaw.com/
  • Oct 26

    Spousal Maintenance (f/k/a alimony) reduced based on medical disability

    Spousal Maintenance (f/k/a alimony) reduced based on medical disability
    Recent Missouri case:  On a motion to modify (reduce) maintenance, evidence of a substantial and continuing change included “detailed evidence” of Movant Husband’s stroke-induced disability and reduced income, and no…
  • Aug 19

    Guardianship of children approved upon showing of unfitness and inability to parent

    Guardianship of children approved upon showing of unfitness and inability to parent
    Recent Case from the Court of Appeals:   Letters of Guardianship Affirmed Mother appeals from the trial court’s judgment, which appointed Petitioners as guardians over two minor children. The trial court’s judgment found the…
  • Jul 3

    New Missouri Child Support Guidelines in Effect as of July 1, 2017

    New Missouri Child Support Guidelines in Effect as of July 1, 2017
    Effective July 1, 2017, Missouri’s New Form 14 and new Child Support Guidelines took effect.  Notable changes to the previous law include: Changes to the presumed amounts in the chart, especially at the lower and higher income…
Rank this Week: 870

My Arizona Divorce Lawyer

My Arizona Divorce Lawyer

Provides analysis and commentary on family law matters in Arizona. By Gregg R. Woodnick, PLLC.

http://woodnicklaw.wordpress.com/
  • Nov 4

    Arizona Women Divorce Professionals (AWDP)

    Arizona Women Divorce Professionals (AWDP)
    Arizona Women Divorce Professionals (AWDP) is a team of highly qualified professionals who help their clients successfully navigate through the divorce process. The team is comprised of eight women who have experience in family law, including…
  • Aug 10

    Is it really SIDS?

    Is it really SIDS?
    We have all seen that episode of Law and Order SVU where Olivia and Elliot dramatically announce that the forensic results determined that the baby died of… SIDS. SIDS stands for “Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.” According to…
  • Jul 1

    Life-Altering False Allegation

    Life-Altering False Allegation
    A long-time client was recently accused of inappropriately touching his daughter while she bathed.   I handled the original custody matter when the child was only six (6) months old.  My client, we will call him…
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New York Divorce Report

New York Divorce Report

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

http://clementlaw.com/the-divorce-report/
  • Nov 6

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

    Tax Bill To Make Divorce More Expensive: Maintenance Not Tax Deductible
    Hard to believe, divorce in New York may get even more expensive. The tax bill proposed in the House of Representatives, last week, seeks to eliminate the deduction for alimony payments. The new tax law attempts to eliminate what has been…
  • Oct 28

    Looking for a Divorce Lawyer for Hassle-Free Process Then Call Us Today!

    Looking for a Divorce Lawyer for Hassle-Free Process Then Call Us Today!
    Divorce Lawyer NYC Whether you just decided you want a divorce or you have been served with a summons for divorce,  it's time to contact a divorce lawyer in NYC. With the right attorney on your side, your legal rights and interests will…
  • Oct 28

    What to Look For in a Divorce Attorney – How to Select Wisely?

    What to Look For in a Divorce Attorney – How to Select Wisely?
    Divorce Lawyer Manhattan Hiring the right divorce lawyer in Manhattan will certainly make a difference. Manhattan is a very affluent area within New York City and many of the divorce cases in the area are considered to be high net worth…
Rank this Week: 897

Ohio Family Law Blog

Ohio Family Law Blog

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

http://www.hcmmlaw.com/blog
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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/
  • Nov 20

    Can’t we all get along?

    Can’t we all get along?
    Like brothers who favor rival football teams, my colleague Matt Landis and I often spar over our respective technological preference for Apple vs. Google/Windows/Microsoft. Generally, I think of this as just that, a pair of rival paths.…
  • Nov 17

    Myth #5- I need to avoid probate!

    Myth #5- I need to avoid probate!
    “I need to avoid probate!”  I can’t tell you how many new estate planning consultations begin with questions relating to the belief that it is important to avoid the probate process.  Clients desiring to avoid…
  • Nov 16

    Are Short-Term Rentals Permitted In Your Neighborhood?

    Are Short-Term Rentals Permitted In Your Neighborhood?
    Short-term vacation home rentals – such as Airbnb, HomeAway, VRBO and others – are becoming more and more common today.  They are present not only in traditional vacation spots such as the Poconos, but more and more in every…
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Brownn Family Law

Brownn Family Law

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

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

    Repairing Your Credit After a Divorce – A Quick Start Guide

    Repairing Your Credit After a Divorce – A Quick Start Guide
    During divorce, couples split everything they own. No matter how financially stable most people were before divorce, they often walk away with less than half of their assets. Frequently, divorce negatively affects credit. It takes time, but…
  • Nov 13

    Gambling Debt and Your Minnesota Divorce

    Gambling Debt and Your Minnesota Divorce
    One of the most important aspects of your divorce proceeding will be the division of your property or assets. Generally, property that you and your spouse acquire during the course of a marriage will be considered “marital…
  • Nov 6

    What Can You Do If You’re Getting a Divorce in the Middle of an Adoption in Minnesota?

    What Can You Do If You’re Getting a Divorce in the Middle of an Adoption in Minnesota?
    Some couples wait years before getting the green light to adopt. This is (or at least, by all rights, should be) an exhilarating time. But the adoption process can also be exhausting, consuming emotional and financial resources. And…
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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/
  • Nov 17

    Habitual Residence in the Hague Abduction Convention: European Common Sense v. American Confusion

    Habitual Residence in the Hague Abduction Convention: European Common Sense v. American Confusion
    Jeremy D. Morley                                                    www.international-divorce.comThe Court of…
  • Oct 30

    Argentina’s Hague Abduction Noncompliance Continue

    Argentina’s Hague Abduction Noncompliance Continue
    In June 2017, the U.S. Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs delivered another demarche to the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs, notifying the Argentine authorities that the U.S. State Department had again…
  • Oct 25

    Lawline: International Child Custody & Abduction

    Lawline: International Child Custody & Abduction
    My lecture on International Child Custody & Abduction is available at www.lawline.com/course-center/international-child-custody-abductionSome reviews:·  Extremely interesting. Presenter had very effective style.· …
Rank this Week: 969

Divorce Lawyer in Augusta, Georgia

Divorce Lawyer in Augusta, Georgia

Offers tips and information about Georgia divorces. By the Goolsby Law Firm.

http://divorcelawyerinaugustageorgia.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 11

    Divorce Cost

    Divorce Cost
    Most people who are contemplating a divorce would like to have an idea about both the legal fees and court costs of going through the divorce process. We have discussed before, in this blog about getting a divorce in Augusta,…
  • Aug 10

    Celebrity Divorces: Anna Faris and Chris Pratt

    Celebrity Divorces: Anna Faris and Chris Pratt
    Did you hear the sad news from Hollywood? According to various news reports, actors Anna Faris and Chris Pratt have legally separated. As we have reported before in this blog dealing with divorces in Augusta, Georgia, celebrities have…
  • Feb 19

    FINDING A GOOD DIVORCE LAWYER

    FINDING A GOOD DIVORCE LAWYER
    In the past, men and women seeking a good divorce lawyer often went to the telephonebook in order to find one. But those days are almost gone.Today, a person seeking a divorce attorney will generally do an online search.  He or shemay…
Rank this Week: 986

Cardozo Law Student Chapter -…

Cardozo Law Student Chapter - Children's Rights Institute

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

http://www.childrensrightsinstitute.org/blog/
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Massachusetts Divorce & Family…

Massachusetts Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers current issues in Massachusetts divorce and family law. By Steven Ballard.

http://massachusettsfamilylaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1031

Alabama Divorce & Family Law…

Alabama Divorce & Family Law Attorney Blog

Covers Alabama divorce and family law issues. By Steven D. Eversole.

http://www.birminghamdivorceblog.com/
  • Nov 11

    Alabama Grandparent Visitation Right

    Alabama Grandparent Visitation Right
    Many parents rely heavily on their extended family for support and guidance in raising their children, especially from the children's grandparents. Over time, a child is likely to develop a close relationship and deep bond with extended…
  • Nov 11

    Alabama Grandparent Visitation Right

    Alabama Grandparent Visitation Right
    Many parents rely heavily on their extended family for support and guidance in raising their children, especially from the children's grandparents. Over time, a child is likely to develop a close relationship and deep bond with extended…
  • Nov 8

    Can You End Up Back in Court After Your Alabama Divorce Is Final?

    Can You End Up Back in Court After Your Alabama Divorce Is Final?
    Many people are relieved when a court has finalized an Alabama divorce. An Alabama divorce decree generally brings to an end and extremely difficult and emotionally draining process. It also serves as a jumping point for former spouses to…
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Rochester Family Lawyer Blog

Rochester Family Lawyer Blog

Covers child support, domestic relations, and family law in New York. By Alexander Korotkin.

http://rochesterfamilylawyer.korotkinlaw.com
  • Sep 4

    Expanding Definition of What It Means to Be a Parent

    Expanding Definition of What It Means to Be a Parent
    The New York State Court of Appeals ruled last week in Brooke S.B. v Elizabeth A.C.C., 2016 N.Y. Slip. Op. 05903, that a loving caretaker who is not related to, or the adoptive guardian of, a child could still be permitted to ask…
  • Jul 24

    Final Custody Determination Requires a Plenary Hearing

    Final Custody Determination Requires a Plenary Hearing
    A mother who lost custody of her children after she broke windows at their father’s house and set fire to his clothes in the driveway should have received an evidentiary hearing, the Court of Appeals has ruled in S.L. v. J.R., 2016 N.Y.…
  • Apr 24

    Parent Who Is Prevented From Seeing Child By Other Spouse Is Not Obligated To Pay Child Support

    Parent Who Is Prevented From Seeing Child By Other Spouse Is Not Obligated To Pay Child Support
    I have previously written about situations where a child becomes constructively emancipated as a result of the child’s refusal to have contact with the parent.  What happens in situations where a parent is prevented from seeing the…
Rank this Week: 1096

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Provides news and updates on Texas family law issues. By O'Neil Attorneys.

http://www.dallastxdivorce.com/
  • Sep 26

    Divorce the house or the spouse

    Divorce the house or the spouse
    Is it easier to get rid of the spouse or the house?  In many Texas divorces, the house is one of if not the major asset to divide in the property division part of the divorce. And it causes some of the most friction between the…
  • Sep 26

    Divorce the house or the spouse

    Divorce the house or the spouse
    Is it easier to get rid of the spouse or the house?  In many Texas divorces, the house is one of if not the major asset to divide in the property division part of the divorce. And it causes some of the most friction between the…
  • Aug 16

    Business records of a marital household – exception to hearsay

    Business records of a marital household – exception to hearsay
    In family law cases, issues often arise regarding the admissibility of records that are maintained by a spouse or the household, like bank statements or children’s school records. Hearsay rules might seem to prevent admissibility of…
Rank this Week: 1125

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Nov 7

    Misunderstanding Between Lawyer and Expert Results in Breach of Contract and Unused Report

    Misunderstanding Between Lawyer and Expert Results in Breach of Contract and Unused Report
    Experts and their reports can be an expensive, but necessary, element to many types of cases. This is particularly true in divorce cases, whether they are personal or business divorces. In all cases, it is incumbent on the attorney, client,…
  • Nov 3

    Big Divorce Change: First Draft of House Tax Reform Bill

    Big Divorce Change: First Draft of House Tax Reform Bill
    Any American with a pulse knows that 2017 was to be the first overhaul of U.S. Tax Law since 1986.  Until this week, what was circulating through Washington was an 18 page executive summary.  That changed yesterday when the House…
  • Oct 30

    Domestic Violence: A Report From The Data

    Domestic Violence: A Report From The Data
    October is Domestic Violence Awareness month.  And, earlier this month the Administrative Office of the Pennsylvania Court (“AOPC”) issued its summary of statistics related to this form of action. A note of history is in…
Rank this Week: 1140

Child Custody Blog

Child Custody Blog

Covers child custody, divorce, and family law matters.

http://www.childcustodycoach.com/blog
  • Nov 27

    Disability and Child Custody - Are Disabled Parent’s Handicapped in Family Court?

    Disability and Child Custody - Are Disabled Parent’s Handicapped in Family Court?
    Parent’s with a disability have been rightfully concerned about whether their disability can effect child custody and visitation. Many states still remain silent on this issue or do not have adequate laws to protect disabled parents in…
  • Nov 26

    What Age Can a Child Decide Which Parent to Live With?

    What Age Can a Child Decide Which Parent to Live With?
    “At what age can a child decide which parent to live with?” This is one of the most frequently asked questions among parents involved in a child custody and visitation situation. It would seem that the answer would be a simple one…
  • Jul 31

    The Coaching Commons Article on The Custody Coach™ by Mark Joyella

    The Coaching Commons Article on The Custody Coach™ by Mark Joyella
    The Custody Coach™: Can a Coach Be an Advocate, Educator and…a Coach? by Mark Joyella You’ve heard of the “coach approach.” But what, exactly, is the Child Custody Coach™ approach? Steven Carlson says he identified the child…
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New Hampshire Family Law Blog

New Hampshire Family Law Blog

Information and insight for people struggling with divorce and family law matter. By Kysa M. Crusco of Crusco Law Office.

http://www.nhfamilylawblog.com/
  • May 11

    Holiday planning during divorce

    Holiday planning during divorce
    Nuclear families often have annual holiday traditions. A family may spend each Thanksgiving with paternal grandparents, Easter with a favorite uncle and Christmas Eve at church services with maternal grandparents. Kids look forward to these…
  • Feb 10

    Ross v. Ross: Celibacy pending adultery claim

    Ross v. Ross: Celibacy pending adultery claim
    On August 23, 2016, the New Hampshire Supreme Court issued an opinion in the . It is a fascinating case about adultery and new relationships during a divorce. The outcome is a cautionary tale for persons seeking fault grounds for…
  • Jan 27

    What is Marital Property?

    What is Marital Property?
    In my years practicing family law, I have heard a lot of misconceptions about what is marital property. While the definition of marital property may differ between states, in New Hampshire marital property is anything and everything owned by…
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Albuquerque Divorce Lawyer Blog

Albuquerque Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers New Mexico family and divorce law topics, including community property, child custody and property division issues. By Collins & Collins, P.C.

http://www.collinsattorneys.com/divorceblawg/
  • Jul 10

    Domestic Violence Charges Challenging for Military Personnel

    Domestic Violence Charges Challenging for Military Personnel
    The incidence of domestic violence in the military has been so high that the Department of Defense has made special and concerted efforts to address this problem over the span of years. Rates of domestic violence are far higher among military…
  • Jul 10

    Domestic Violence Charges Challenging for Military Personnel

    Domestic Violence Charges Challenging for Military Personnel
    The incidence of domestic violence in the military has been so high that the Department of Defense has made special and concerted efforts to address this problem over the span of years. Rates of domestic violence are far higher among military…
  • Apr 20

    Taking the Kids Out of State for Summer Vacation Requires Planning and Agreement

    Taking the Kids Out of State for Summer Vacation Requires Planning and Agreement
    Questions surrounding summer vacation start coming up frequently this time of year.  One of the big and more common questions that arise is the respective parents’ rights to take the kids out of state for summer vacation.  In…
Rank this Week: 1163