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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: 112

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Sep 23

    Women in Tunisia Now Free to Marry Non-Muslim

    Women in Tunisia Now Free to Marry Non-Muslim
    From BBC News: A spokeswoman for President Beji Caid Essebsi made the announcement and congratulated women on gaining "the freedom to choose one's spouse". Until now, a non-Muslim man who wished to marry a Tunisian Muslim woman had…
  • Sep 22

    Satanists vs. Missouri Abortion Law

    Satanists vs. Missouri Abortion Law
    From The Huffington Post: On Monday, The Satanic Temple delivered oral arguments in front of the Missouri State Court Western Appellate District in an effort to challenge the state’s abortion law. The organization, which views Satan as a…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 134

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Sep 15

    Can My Ex Transfer Her Parental Rights To Her Parents?

    Can My Ex Transfer Her Parental Rights To Her Parents?
    Question: My ex joined the military over a year ago and left my son with her mother. I have supervised visits but would like to have primary custody since my ex is not in the picture as much. Can she just transfer her parental rights like…
  • Sep 14

    Enforcing Family Court Orders With Contempt Action

    Enforcing Family Court Orders With Contempt Action
    Court-issued orders during or after divorce, such as a child support order or visitation schedule, are legally binding. Failing to abide by the conditions listed in the order can lead to you being held in contempt and will subject you to…
  • Sep 13

    Video: Responding To Divorce Paper

    Video: Responding To Divorce Paper
    Divorce is one of those things that you often don’t get the chance to prepare for. When you’re unexpectedly served with divorce papers, it can create waves of panic about what steps you need to take and what your future is going…
Rank this Week: 159

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: 234

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

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

    Common sense R.I.P.

    Common sense R.I.P.
    Well, hopefully there was some common sense in my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog, which included:Common sense drowns in a sea of guidance - Thoughts that occurred whilst reading the new…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 259

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/
  • Sep 22

    Unwed parents : Adoption | Prompt Action by Father Saves the Day

    Unwed parents : Adoption | Prompt Action by Father Saves the Day
    Seeking an order of filiation after having been given notice that a petition for an adoption has been filed, resulted in an order of filiation being entered. Therefore, when the legal father showed up at the adoption hearing and contested the…
  • Aug 9

    Relocation Cases | What Standards will a Court Follow in Decisions?

    Relocation Cases | What Standards will a Court Follow in Decisions?
    In a landmark decision, the New Jersey Supreme Court reversed nearly two decades of law in a landmark decision on Tuesday by setting a new standard when it comes to the relocation of children in child custody cases. In Bisbing...
  • Aug 3

    Bullying in School | By Students? | How Teachers Can Help

    Bullying in School | By Students? | How Teachers Can Help
    Bullying can have serious, and sometimes fatal consequences. Yesterday, August 2, 2017, CBS reported on the suicide of a 12-year-old girl--Mallory Grossman--who was a straight-A student who loved gymnastics. Mallory, killed herself on June 14…
Rank this Week: 260

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: 348

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: 389

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/
  • Sep 22

    anthony weiner divorce not confidential says Judge

    anthony weiner divorce not confidential says Judge
    Serial sexter Anthony Weiner’s been exposed again. This time a Manhattan judge has yanked a confidentiality caption that was shielding the disgraced pol’s divorce case with his soon-to-be ex-wife, Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin,…
  • Sep 21

    Audrina Patridge is getting divorced

    Audrina Patridge is getting divorced
    Audrina Patridge is divorcing her husband of less than a year, on the heels of running to court to get protection from him the newpaper has learned.  She is also seeking a domestic violence protection order from the Court. Often…
  • Sep 21

    tax planning and divorce

    tax planning and divorce
    One of the most important aspects of the divorce process is tax planning, yet it is possibly one of the least understood. Taxation issues are an essential aspect of most divorce cases and must be carefully handled prior to the dissolution of…
Rank this Week: 412

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: 434

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: 490

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: 561

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: 577

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: 581

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • 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…
  • Aug 22

    You Can’t Disregard the Partnership Agreement When Valuing a Busine

    You Can’t Disregard the Partnership Agreement When Valuing a Busine
    In 2014, I authored a post on this blog entitled Stern Revisited – Using the Shareholder Agreement to Determine Value.  I noted then that it seemed that after the Appellate Division’s decision in Brown v.…
Rank this Week: 582

Australian Divorce Blog

Australian Divorce Blog

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

http://australiandivorce.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Jul 16

    The Hague comes up with a draft guide to grave risk under the Hague Convention

    The Hague comes up with a draft guide to grave risk under the Hague Convention
    When family lawyers and judges talk about The Hague Convention, often the one of many that they will be the 1980 Hague Convention, which deals with civil aspects of international child abduction. This Convention has so permeated the thinking…
Rank this Week: 586

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: 649

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: 655

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Sep 23

    Family Law Lawyers Must Resist Temptation to Take on Their Client’s Cause as Their Own

    Family Law Lawyers Must Resist Temptation to Take on Their Client’s Cause as Their Own
    In a recent discipline decision from Ontario the presiding adjudicator, David Wright, spoke a sensible caution to family law lawyers whose passion for their clients’ causes can obscure their professional objectivity. He also referenced…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 656

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: 671

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: 703

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/
  • Sep 16

    Natural Disasters and Hurricanes: What Happens to My Florida Family Law Parenting Plan?

    Natural Disasters and Hurricanes: What Happens to My Florida Family Law Parenting Plan?
    Pounding rains, whipping winds, and treacherous flooding poses threaten the safety of your family, your home, and your daily life. As a hurricane or other natural disaster looms, questions about what to do with about the Florida Family Law…
  • Sep 5

    Do I really need a Florida Divorce Attorney?  Can I Afford to Hire a Family Law Lawyer?

    Do I really need a Florida Divorce Attorney?  Can I Afford to Hire a Family Law Lawyer?
    You didn’t need a lawyer when you got married, so many times people feel like they don’t need a lawyer to get divorced.  This, however, is not typically the best approach. Most divorces have at least one issue that is a legal…
  • Aug 28

    When is a Preferred Time of Year to File a Florida Divorce Action?

    When is a Preferred Time of Year to File a Florida Divorce Action?
    In the State of Florida, ending a marriage (otherwise referred to as a Florida divorce) is a difficult decision, and it may takes months or even years for either party to come to the realization that things are not working anymore. Research…
Rank this Week: 776

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: 787

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: 801

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: 844

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

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

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Sep 12

    3 Tips for When Old Friends Desert You While You’re Coping with Divorce

    3 Tips for When Old Friends Desert You While You’re Coping with Divorce
    Divorce Recovery 3 Tips for When Old Friends Desert You While You’re Coping with Divorce When an old friend deserts you, it’s a deep cut. It’s easy to crawl in a corner and lick your wounds. But, you have a new life to…
  • Sep 6

    Divorce Coaching and How it Can Help You

    Divorce Coaching and How it Can Help You
    The Divorce Process    Divorce Coaching and How it Can Help You If you’re in the process of navigating a divorce, a divorce coach can be a critical player in the process.…
  • Sep 1

    The Lump Sum Divorce: A Trap for the Unwary

    The Lump Sum Divorce: A Trap for the Unwary
    Financial Issues The Lump Sum Divorce: A Trap for the Unwary  Consider the many variables before accepting lump sum divorce settlements. http://www.divorcemag.com/newsletter-blog/lump-sum-divorce-settlements-a-trap-for-the-unwary
Rank this Week: 863

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: 870

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/
Rank this Week: 881

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…
Rank this Week: 897

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/
  • Sep 22

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

    “Anonymous v. Anonymous”- Filing A New York Divorce Secretly
      Huma Abedin filed a motion to have her New York divorce against Anthony Weiner calendared, docketed and heard secretly.  The request would allow their divorce to be listed on the New York County Supreme Court’s dockets as…
  • Jul 31

    Long Separation, No Divorce? No Equitable Distribution!

    Long Separation, No Divorce? No Equitable Distribution!
    What happens when a couple separates, but for some reason, despite the passage of time, don’t divorce?   Suppose still further that during the long separation when the parties have been married but living separately, one of…
  • Jun 27

    How is Child Custody and Decision-Making Determined in New York?

    How is Child Custody and Decision-Making Determined in New York?
    There is a welcome trend in child custody cases in New York- parents, the courts and even New York divorce attorneys, are all recognizing the importance of both parents being engaged in making decisions effecting their children’s…
Rank this Week: 905

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
Rank this Week: 927

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: 933

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: 935

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: 977

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: 992

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/
Rank this Week: 1029

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: 1044

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 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…
  • Nov 4

    Alabama Military Divorce Basic

    Alabama Military Divorce Basic
    While all Alabama divorces are difficult for those involved, there can be additional challenges for an Alabama military divorce. The assistance of an experienced Birmingham divorce lawyer can make a big difference in how an Alabama military…
Rank this Week: 1057

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: 1107

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/
  • 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…
  • Aug 11

    Interim attorneys fees in divorce with no children

    Interim attorneys fees in divorce with no children
    I get questions pretty frequently from other lawyers that I mentor about how to request and get interim attorneys fees while a divorce is pending when there’s no kids. (The standard for awarding interim attorneys fees in a…
  • Aug 2

    Trend to 50/50 access in Texa

    Trend to 50/50 access in Texa
    What’s up with the trend to 50/50 parenting time in Texas? How is child support fixed when there is equal parenting time? What are some ways that 50/50 works? See it all in my video blog today.… Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 1137

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: 1153

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…
Rank this Week: 1158

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…
Rank this Week: 1169

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: 1179