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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: 23

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 36

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Sep 19

    Shared Parenting for Kid

    Shared Parenting for Kid
    From Boston Herald: What two factors vastly increase the likelihood of a healthy and happy future for kids after divorce? Mom and Dad. With the important exception of children who need protection from an abusive or negligent parent, “shared…
  • Sep 18

    Hacker: "Legalized Families in the Era of Bordered Globalization"

    Hacker: "Legalized Families in the Era of Bordered Globalization"
    Prof. Daphna Hacker (Law Faculty and Women and Gender Studies Program) has published Legalized Families in the Era of Bordered Globalization (Global Law Series) with Cambridge University Press. Here is the book description: Providing a…
  • Sep 17

    Marital Effect on the Heart

    Marital Effect on the Heart
    From TIME: People's heart health, many studies have concluded, is very connected to the health of their relationships. Research consistently shows that happily married people have lower levels of coronary heart disease, the world's No. 1…
Rank this Week: 93

CEB blog

CEB blog

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

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Sep 18

    Checklist: What to Do If Summary Judgment Is Denied

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

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

    Don’t Let Your Ethical Duties Get Lost in the Cloud
    The following is a guest blog post by Perry L. Segal, an attorney and management consultant at Charon Law, Redwood City. Mr. Segal has over 25 years of combined experience in law and technology. He is co-chair of the California Council of…
  • Sep 13

    Have You Looked at Your Email Disclaimer Lately?

    Have You Looked at Your Email Disclaimer Lately?
    It has become routine for attorneys to include a disclaimer in their emails. But like anything else that becomes routine, some attorneys have lost track of the purpose of the disclaimer and could benefit from a little thought on improving its…
Rank this Week: 64

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: 66

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    Quick Guide to the Financial Declaration in Family Court

    Quick Guide to the Financial Declaration in Family Court
    Some of the most frequent questions we get are “Why does the other side need to know how much money I have in my bank account?” or “What difference does it make how much I have in my retirement account?” These…
  • Aug 18

    3 Reasons Why It's Smart to Handle a High Net-Worth Divorce Out of Court

    3 Reasons Why It's Smart to Handle a High Net-Worth Divorce Out of Court
    When a couple with a high net-worth begins the divorce process, the monetary value of their assets will automatically add another layer of complexity to already immensely difficult time for their family. While you may often read that the…
  • Aug 16

    But I Saw it on TV... Don't Let TV Lawyers Write Your Separation Agreement

    But I Saw it on TV... Don't Let TV Lawyers Write Your Separation Agreement
    Our team of family law attorneys is used to hearing the words “equitable division” or “equitable apportionment,” but they can be confusing to our clients. Too often, a misunderstanding of the law can lead one or both…
Rank this Week: 73

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: 101

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: 44

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: 95

Family Law Child Custody Divorce…

Family Law Child Custody Divorce Blog

Covers Michigan family law and child custody cases.

http://familylawchildcustodydivorce.wordpress.com
  • Nov 25

    Cyberstalking in Illinois: Old Game, New Rules.

    Cyberstalking in Illinois: Old Game, New Rules.
    With the permission of the Illinois Family Law Gazette, a website about Illinois divorce, child custody, child support, and family law, I have republished the below article about cyberstalking in Illinois. It is below:  
  • Nov 25

    Cyberstalking in Illinois: Old Game, New Rules.

    Cyberstalking in Illinois: Old Game, New Rules.
    With the permission of the Illinois Family Law Gazette, a website about Illinois divorce, child custody, child support, and family law, I have republished the below article about cyberstalking in Illinois. It is below:   Unfortunately,…
  • Oct 6

    Gov. Quin backs Illinois Civil Union

    Gov. Quin backs Illinois Civil Union
    The Associated Press is reporting that Gov. Pat Quinn says Illinois could legalize civil unions before the end of 2010.
Rank this Week: 85

Our Family Wizard Blog

Our Family Wizard Blog

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

http://www.ourfamilywizard.com/ofw/index.cfm/blog/
  • Sep 19

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

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

    Why Your Family Should Celebrate National Stepfamily Day

    Why Your Family Should Celebrate National Stepfamily Day
    Why Your Family Should Celebrate National Stepfamily Day Celebrated since 1997, National Stepfamily Day is an unofficial holiday that aims to promote the understanding and celebration of stepfamilies and blended families. Stepfamilies have…
  • Sep 12

    5 Tips For Helping Your Child Return To School After A Separation

    5 Tips For Helping Your Child Return To School After A Separation
    5 Tips For Helping Your Child Return To School After A Separation Children are curious by nature, so it probably won’t come as a shock if you hear that your child has been asked by friends about the changes going on in your family.…
Rank this Week: 339

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: 220

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

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

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 187

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

Covers California divorce and child custody law. By Beck Law.

http://www.santarosafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 14

    Divorcing a Missing Spouse

    Divorcing a Missing Spouse
    Divorcing a spouse that is missing? Is it possible to divorce your spouse when you have no idea where he or she is? The short answer is yes, but you will have to go through some extra work, wait about six months, and you may not get a final…
  • Sep 13

    Divorce after a Long-Term Marriage

    Divorce after a Long-Term Marriage
    Dealing with a divorce can be especially difficult for someone in a long-term marriage . Studies show that men over 65 are divorcing at double the rate of the 1980s and women are divorcing at triple their former rate. In fact, 5% of all…
  • Sep 12

    My Ex is Moving Out of State with Our Child

    My Ex is Moving Out of State with Our Child
    Can my former spouse move out of state and take our child? The question is all too familiar to many individuals who have gone through a divorce. Initially, maybe both parents lived reasonably close and custodial arrangements were relatively…
Rank this Week: 327

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: 182

Law Blog

Law Blog

By Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C.

http://www.theharrisburglawyers.com/law-blog/
  • Jul 21

    Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C. in the new

    Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C. in the new
    Joseph Caraciolo, Esquire of Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C. was featured in a video and article by Erika Shych of CBS 21 News on July 20, 2017. The focus of the media coverage was related to the recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court holding…
  • Jul 20

    Registered Sex Offenders May Shorten Registration Period According to PA Supreme Court.

    Registered Sex Offenders May Shorten Registration Period According to PA Supreme Court.
    SORNA determined to be an unconstitutional violation of ex post facto laws when applied to former Megan’s Law offenders In a decision issued by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on July 19, 2017, the Supreme Court held that imposing the…
  • May 23

    What Happens After I Have Been Charged With A Crime

    What Happens After I Have Been Charged With A Crime
    Stages of a criminal case What happens after I have been arrested? Depending on the circumstances of the case, as well as the severity of the crime, you will either be taken into custody or advised of your charges and released.  If you…
Rank this Week: 166

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

http://heyannette.com/blog/
  • Jul 20

    Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Trainings – updated July 20, 2017

    Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Trainings – updated July 20, 2017
    The Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence has several upcoming trainings that can help meet the DV and child abuse requirements for those issuing reports in court matters — see their events calendar here. More trainings…
  • Jul 5

    U.S. Supreme Court Finally Resolves Arizona Divorce Cases on Military Retired Pay

    U.S. Supreme Court Finally Resolves Arizona Divorce Cases on Military Retired Pay
    In 2012, I wrote a post here about Merrill v. Merrill, which was then an Arizona Court of Appeals case.   The AZ Court of Appeals, back then, ruled that a payor-Husband who reduced military retired pay  (MRP) payments to his ex-wife…
  • May 18

    Email Etiquette Remains a Hot Topic

    Email Etiquette Remains a Hot Topic
    I was sent this link about Email etiquette and it looks really great.   It reminded me of this article, YourOnlinePresence,  that I wrote years and years ago.    The article is certainly old (2011!) and needs…
Rank this Week: 391

Real Divorce Mediation Blog

Real Divorce Mediation Blog

By Whole Mediation & Consulting Services P.C.

http://wholemediation.com/blog/
  • Jul 18

    Steps to an Empowering Divorce

    Steps to an Empowering Divorce
    Divorce is usually overwhelming, uncertain, and confusing. If not handled well the divorce process can be a recipe for disaster. How you handle your divorce will impact not only you, your spouse and children, but also your community of…
  • Mar 4

    Divorce, Children and Taxe

    Divorce, Children and Taxe
    Most divorcing couples feel financially strained. The good news is that parents may receive significant tax benefits for children; the bad news is that even though more and more parents are choosing joint parenting the IRS still hangs on…
  • Apr 20

    Is a Divorce Mediator or Divorce Lawyer Right For You?

    Is a Divorce Mediator or Divorce Lawyer Right For You?
    In nearly every case, divorce is a complicated process that almost always requires professional help for the separating couple. However, going to court for litigation or for a settlement conference isn’t always necessary; by using…
Rank this Week: 178

Family-In-Law

Family-In-Law

Family law trends in Minnesota and across the country. By Michael Boulette.

http://family-in-law.com/
  • May 23

    What’s New in Minnesota Family Law: 2017 Edition

    What’s New in Minnesota Family Law: 2017 Edition
    What’s new with you? The first rule of blogging: don’t stop blogging. Because while I’ve been offline, the law hasn’t slowed down. Right now we have ... The post What’s New in Minnesota Family Law: 2017…
  • Oct 16

    STOP! before you file that Appeal.

    STOP! before you file that Appeal.
    Time for an appeal. You lost. Badly. (Bigly?) It wasn’t even close. You’ll even be paying the other side’s fees. It’s okay. It happens. That’s what ... The post STOP! before you file that Appeal. appeared…
  • Aug 15

    Same as it ever was? Minnesota’s (Not So) New Cohabitation Law

    Same as it ever was? Minnesota’s (Not So) New Cohabitation Law
    Not with a bang, but a whimper. Such is Minnesota’s first brush with alimony reform. On August 1, 2016, Minnesota’s spousal maintenance law gained a newly-minted ... The post Same as it ever was? Minnesota’s (Not So)…
Rank this Week: 111

Trust Matters Most

Trust Matters Most

Covers family law, divorce, bankruptcy, and specific Pennsylvania law changes. By Reese, Samley, Wagenseller, Mecum & Longer, P.C.

http://www.trustmattersmost.com/blog
  • Apr 20

    Real Estate Assessment

    Real Estate Assessment
    What does Reassessment Mean? All property parcels in Lancaster County will receive an updated assessment. This new assessment represents an estimate of your property’s fair market value. The new assessment will be effective as of 1/1/18…
  • Sep 15

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    We wish to acknowledge School Transportation News for an article written on Mr. Reese’s recent Supreme Court win! School Transportation News article As well as, American Bus Sales in Oklahoma for bringing our win to the eyes of those in…
  • Sep 15

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District

    Articles on the Supreme Court case of Watts vs. Manheim Township School District
    We wish to acknowledge School Transportation News for an article written on Mr. Reese’s recent Supreme Court win! School Transportation News article As well as, American Bus Sales in Oklahoma for bringing our win to the eyes of those in…
Rank this Week: 368

Fathers' Rights

Fathers' Rights

Educates fathers going through divorce and custody cases on how to preserve their rights and maintain healthy relationships with their children. By Regina I. Edwards.

http://georgiafathersrights.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 29

    Regina elected to Georgia SuperLawyers Rising Stars for 2017

    Regina elected to Georgia SuperLawyers Rising Stars for 2017
    Regina has again been elected to the Georgia SuperLawyers Rising Stars list for 2017. While up to five percent of the lawyers in Georgia are named to Super Lawyers, no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list.Ms.…
  • Mar 11

    Father awarded $230,000 in divorce case

    Father awarded $230,000 in divorce case
    In Fulton County, the parties amassed nearly 1 million in legal fees arguing over custody of their child.  Our unique flat fees protect you from such exorbitant fees.Full case below:Hoard v. Beveridge, S15A1685Supreme Court of…
  • Feb 19

    Regina Edwards selected again to…

    Regina Edwards selected again to SuperLawyers Rising Stars for 2016.Edwards and Associates is pleased to announce that managing partner Regina I. Edwards has again been elected to the 2016 Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Stars list in the area…
Rank this Week: 370

Law Matters Blog

Law Matters Blog

Covers Vermont family law and estate planning. By the Law Offices of Bucknam Black Brazil PC.

http://vtlegalhelp.com/our-blog/
  • Jan 27

    The (Drunk) Elephant in the Room

    The (Drunk) Elephant in the Room
    This piece by Amy E. Davis, Esquire was featured in the Vermont Bar Journal, Winter, 2016-17, Volume 42, No. 3. In a recent episode of “How to Get Away with Murder,” hot-shot defense attorney Annalise Keating has her law license…
  • Sep 29

    Reading Too Much Into Thing

    Reading Too Much Into Thing
    Note: This post was originally published through SCOV Law. Town of Milton Board of Health v. Brisson, 2016 VT 56 Whenever I see a case involving a Board of Health, my mind jumps straight to those homes in Hoarders that get condemned. Have you…
  • Apr 27

    What’s In a Name?

    What’s In a Name?
    Note: Attorney Davis original wrote this post in her capacities as a contributor to SCOV Law. In this case, Defendant Albert Bingham appeals from the trial court’s declaratory judgment. Before the SCOV even rules on it, Bingham files a…
Rank this Week: 263

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Focuses on family law topics that affect people involved in family law litigation here in Texas. By Dennis M. Slate.

http://www.deerparkdivorcelawyers.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 7

    CPS Sanctioned By Texas Judge for "Groundless" Removal of Child

    CPS Sanctioned By Texas Judge for "Groundless" Removal of Child
    A Texas judge has sanctioned Child Protective Services (CPS) and ordered the agency to pay just under $28,000 in attorney’s fees in relation to the “groundless” 2014 removal of a child from her home without a court…
  • Jun 27

    Dennis Slate Named in Top 20 Houston Divorce Lawyers by Expertise

    Dennis Slate Named in Top 20 Houston Divorce Lawyers by Expertise
    Attorney Dennis M. Slate has been chosen as one of the top 20 divorce attorneys in Houston and the surrounding metropolitan area, including Deer Park. The selection comes from Expertise, one of the country’s top innovators when it…
  • Apr 25

    Social Media and Divorces Just Don't Mix

    Social Media and Divorces Just Don't Mix
    Are you the type to take a photograph of your lunch every day and post it onto Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media apps? Maybe you saw some beauty in the composition of the plate? Maybe you know a few friends who will…
Rank this Week: 169

Family Law Insights

Family Law Insights

Covers divorce and family law in Georgia. By Kitchens New Cleghorn, LLC.

http://www.knclawfirm.com/category/blog/family-law/
  • Aug 10

    Welcoming Jamie Woodard, Esq.

    Welcoming Jamie Woodard, Esq.
    The Law Firm of Kitchens New Cleghorn, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. Jamie Woodard to our firm as an Of counsel attorney. Jamie’s practice focuses on… The post Welcoming Jamie Woodard, Esq. appeared first on…
  • May 2

    How to Modify Your Driver’s License in Georgia

    How to Modify Your Driver’s License in Georgia
    If you’re interested in having your Georgia driver’s license or state ID changed to better reflect how you identify, the state allows you to modify both your name (Official Georgia… The post How to Modify Your…
  • Apr 17

    Legally Changing Your ‘Sex’ on a Georgia Birth Certificate

    Legally Changing Your ‘Sex’ on a Georgia Birth Certificate
    Despite its (rightly earned) conservative reputation, Georgia has a surprisingly liberal policy for changing sex designation on birth certificates and other vital records. According to section § 31-10-23(e) of the… The post…
Rank this Week: 253

Unlock The Law

Unlock The Law

Legal blog designed to help people and businesses in the UK to understand their legal problem, with blogs explaining the legal angle on the latest news (family law, sports law, personal injury, business law and much more).

https://www.unlockthelaw.co.uk/News.html
  • Aug 9

    Should I be paid for training at work?

    Should I be paid for training at work?
    Whether you must be paid for training in your job will depend on your contract of employment and also the nature of your job. If unpaid training is mentioned in your contract of employment, it may be that you are not entitled to pay. For…
  • Aug 2

    Lewis Nedas Law Announces Co-operation with Leading Frankfurt Law Practice, Edificia

    Lewis Nedas Law Announces Co-operation with Leading Frankfurt Law Practice, Edificia
    The following is a guest contribution from Lewis Nedas Law....
  • May 16

    What happens if I don’t leave a will, Scotland?

    What happens if I don’t leave a will, Scotland?
    There is no legal requirement to leave a will, but there are a number of practical and financial reasons as to why you should do so. If you fail to leave a will in Scotland, your estate will be distributed in accordance with the rules of…
Rank this Week: 135

Just Families

Just Families

Covers children's and family law. By New York Law School’s Diane Abbey Law Center for Children and Families.

http://www.justfamilies.org/
  • Jul 14

    The Real Cost of Student Debt: Why New York State Should Allow Common Law Marriage

    The Real Cost of Student Debt: Why New York State Should Allow Common Law Marriage
    By Raelynn Leggio As law students we are experiencing first hand the crushing weight of debt in order to obtain our degrees. In 2012 the average law student had incurred approximately $140,616 of debt. This figure doesn’t include…
  • Mar 31

    The Every Student Succeeds Act

    The Every Student Succeeds Act
    By: Jarienn James On December 10, 2015, a bipartisan bill revising the National Education Law was signed into law by President Obama. Using twelve pens, President Obama repealed the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act with the Every Student…
  • Feb 26

    Molloy v. Molloy: What is “Good Cause” for an Extension of an Order of Protection

    Molloy v. Molloy: What is “Good Cause” for an Extension of an Order of Protection
      By: Mallory McGee Earlier this year, the Second Department of the Appellate Division of New York, issued an opinion on the issue of extension of orders of protection for “good cause.” In Molloy v. Molloy, the…
Rank this Week: 241

Divorce Field

Divorce Field

Analyzes athletes' family law issues to explain how family law works to the average consumer.

http://divorcefield.blogspot.com/
  • May 8

    10 Money Mistakes People Make in Divorce

    10 Money Mistakes People Make in Divorce
    This post was inspired by an ESPN piece about how rookies mess up their finances.   Now people are rarely buying tigers and Bentleys while they are contemplating divorce but they do make a lot of financial mistakes.    Here are…
  • Jan 21

    Child Support - Due and Owing

    Child Support - Due and Owing
    Watching the stock market tank, and hearing oil is going bust I am having flashbacks to 2008.  Now I am not too worried about my law practice, because I normally serve low income people.   They can't afford the big firms in the best…
  • Dec 17

    Do You Hear What I Hear?

    Do You Hear What I Hear?
    Yeah I am in a holiday mood, and I love that song (although why the King says lets bring the baby shivering in the cold silver and gold, a nice warm blanket would be better).   But this has nothing to do with it.   This is about the…
Rank this Week: 194

The Helpful Lawyer

The Helpful Lawyer

A Texas sole practioner's blog on issues that face my clients.

http://www.jackrobinson.com/blog/
  • Apr 13

    A Power of Attorney can be misused to financially exploit an elderly person

    A Power of Attorney can be misused to financially exploit an elderly person
    A Power of Attorney can be misused to financially exploit an elderly person A Power of Attorney can be misused to financially exploit an elderly person In this last part of a 4 part blog, we focus on the serious harm caused when people misuse…
  • Apr 11

    Wrongful use of a Power of Attorney is financial abuse the elderly

    Wrongful use of a Power of Attorney is financial abuse the elderly
    Wrongful use of a Power of Attorney is financial abuse the elderly Wrongful use of a Power of Attorney is financial abuse the elderly In this 3rd part of a 4 part blog, we focus on the serious harm caused when people misuse the powers granted…
  • Apr 6

    Stop financial abuse of the elderly through Power of Attorney misuse

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    Stop financial abuse of the elderly through Power of Attorney misuse Stop financial abuse of the elderly through Power of Attorney misuse In this 2nd part of a 4 part blog, we focus on the serious harm caused when people misuse the powers…
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One (Divorce) Lawyer's Perspective

One (Divorce) Lawyer's Perspective

Covers legal issues related to Pennsylvania domestic relations matters. By Michael L. Viola.

http://1phillydivorcelawyer.wordpress.com
  • Mar 7

    SCOTUS Weighs in on a Custody case

    SCOTUS Weighs in on a Custody case
    It has always been my impression that the US Supreme Court does not hear many cases involving traditional family law matters (divorce, custody, support, adoption). I am not saying there are never cases that work their way up to the highest…
  • Oct 23

    Abby has a point…

    Abby has a point…
    In a recent “Dear Abby” post, the inquirer noted that her former son-in-law thinks it is “offensive” that the maternal grandmother charges $10 per day plus $10 per week for gas to babysit her grandchildren. As Abby…
  • Oct 16

    Wait! What do you mean they are still married?

    Wait! What do you mean they are still married?
    It was recently reported on the People.com website that Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom are still married despite having signed “divorce papers” in July 2015 and having filed for divorce in 2013. What may be crossing your mind is…
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bloody relations

bloody relations

Covers UK family law.

http://bloodyrelations.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 14

    What is a drink problem?

    What is a drink problem?
    There is a facetious answer to the question - what is a drink problem. Empty glass is the problem - another drink the solution. Or drink is the solution - now what was the problem again? In care cases, however, the usual joking between…
  • Feb 14

    AA: Alcoholics Anonymou

    AA: Alcoholics Anonymou
    Many of my clients who have drink problems refuse to go to the obvious place for help: Alcoholics Anonymous . Over the years I have been given numerous different reasons and I thought I would do my best to debunk a few of the myths about…
  • Feb 14

    Alcohol and Addiction Support & Treatment

    Alcohol and Addiction Support & Treatment
    Alcohol Concern is the national agency on alcohol abuse. Their website publishes a number of leaflets and fact sheets and there is a directory of all local drug & alcohol services in the UK searchable by area. The directory also lists…
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Puryear Law Blog

Puryear Law Blog

Covers criminal defense, family law, divorce, juvenile law, business law, discrimination, personal injury, and related matters in the states of Illinois and Iowa.

http://www.puryearlaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 30

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge
    Trafficking in certain motor vehicles or motor vehicle parts, or operating a chop shop, is a Federal offense under 18 U.S.C. § 2321 and 18 U.S.C. § 2322, respectively: 18 U.S.C. § 2321 provides as follows: (a) Whoever buys,…
  • Jan 29

    Who is a “Caretaker” of a Child According to Iowa DHS

    Who is a “Caretaker” of a Child According to Iowa DHS
    Under Iowa law, for a person to be accused of being a perpetrator of child abuse must be a person responsible for the care of a child. A person responsible for the care of a child is defined in Iowa Code 232.68 as follows: a. Parent,…
  • Jan 29

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed
    Those convicted of crimes committed as a juvenile who are serving life sentences have the right to seek a review and reduction of those sentences, under a United States Supreme Court ruling that was issued on January 25, 2016. In Montgomery…
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Family Law Guy

Family Law Guy

Features California family law news, views, and ruminations. By Richard Gould-Saltman.

http://familylawguy.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 19

    How Do I Refer...? III. Someone Who Isn’t Separated, and Hasn’t Reached a Decision About Ending Their Marriage?

    How Do I Refer...? III. Someone Who Isn’t Separated, and Hasn’t Reached a Decision About Ending Their Marriage?
    Counseling a client who is contemplating separation or divorce, or even “maybe thinking” about one, is among the most sensitive tasks family law attorneys face, and it draws as much on our counseling skill-set as it does on our…
  • Sep 10

    How Do I Refer...? II. A Client With Alcohol/Drug/Significant Mental Health Issues?

    How Do I Refer...? II. A Client With Alcohol/Drug/Significant Mental Health Issues?
    Mental illness, drugs and alcohol.  They are the fodder of the divorce tabloids, and a source of anxiety for clients with family law issues who also are struggling with these problems.  Family law clients, particularly parents,  fear a…
  • Aug 17

    "How Do I Refer....?" I: Re-Locating Parent

    "How Do I Refer....?" I: Re-Locating Parent
    Ten Posts directed to trusted advisors, addressing issues of referring "clients with issues", to whom G.S.L.O. can provide ingenuity and practicality in advice and assistance:    I of X: HOW DO I REFER A PARENT WHO WANTS TO…
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New Jersey Divorce Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Goldstein Law Group.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyers-blog.com/
  • Oct 15

    Common Questions About Filing For Divorce in New Jersey

    Common Questions About Filing For Divorce in New Jersey
    How long do I have to have lived in New Jersey before I can file for divorce here? Except in cases alleging that the spouse against whom the divorce is sought committed adultery, at least one spouse must have resided in New Jersey…
  • Oct 15

    Common Questions About Filing For Divorce in New Jersey

    Common Questions About Filing For Divorce in New Jersey
    How long do I have to have lived in New Jersey before I can file for divorce here? Except in cases alleging that the spouse against whom the divorce is sought committed adultery, at least one spouse must have resided in New Jersey…
  • Oct 15

    Common Questions About Filing For Divorce in New Jersey

    Common Questions About Filing For Divorce in New Jersey
    How long do I have to have lived in New Jersey before I can file for divorce here? Except in cases alleging that the spouse against whom the divorce is sought committed adultery, at least one spouse must have resided in New Jersey…
Rank this Week: 159

Synorlaw

Synorlaw

Covers family law and estate planning. By the Law Office of Kathryn J. Synor, LLC.

http://www.synorlaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 17

    U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on Same-Sex Marriage

    U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on Same-Sex Marriage
    A decision from the U.S. Supreme Court on same-sex marriage is expected later this month. Judges are eagerly awaiting the ruling that could determine whether gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry or whether state bans against…
  • Apr 24

    Where to start when a loved one die

    Where to start when a loved one die
    Clients often ask me what to do first when a loved one dies. The client is overwhelmed and needs a clear plan of what to do next. Here is a quick checklist to follow to help you in a time … Continue reading →
  • Jul 24

    Kathryn J. Synor is now ranked Top 10 Under 40 attorney for excellence in the field of Family Law for 2014!

    Kathryn J. Synor is now ranked Top 10 Under 40 attorney for excellence in the field of Family Law for 2014!
    Kathryn J. Synor of the Law Office of Kathryn J. Synor, LLC has been selected by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys as nationally ranked Top 10 Under 40 attorney for excellence in the field of Family Law for … Continue…
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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: 389

The Legal Optimist

The Legal Optimist

By Rosie Brown.

http://legaloptimist.wordpress.com
  • Aug 27

    Do I have a right to counsel for probation violation proceedings?

    Do I have a right to counsel for probation violation proceedings?
    Yes, you do have a right to have an attorney for probation violation proceedings in the State of Tennessee. Tennessee Code Annotated § 40-35-311(b) provides that a defendant is entitled to be represented by counsel at a hearing on a…
  • Aug 27

    Do I have a right to counsel for probation violation proceedings?

    Do I have a right to counsel for probation violation proceedings?
    Yes, you do have a right to have an attorney for probation violation proceedings in the State of Tennessee. Tennessee Code Annotated § 40-35-311(b) provides that a defendant is entitled to be represented by counsel at a hearing on a…
  • Mar 27

    Tell Governor Haslam Not to Resume Executions in Tennessee

    Tell Governor Haslam Not to Resume Executions in Tennessee
    Join Tennesseans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty to obtain an adequate number of signatures to influence Governor Haslam’s political choices.  In short, Tennessee is slated to resume executing death row inmates this…
Rank this Week: 126

The Family Law Gazette

The Family Law Gazette

Covers family law, child custody, and divorce.

http://familylawgazette.com
  • Apr 11

    Want to kick spouse out of your home?

    Want to kick spouse out of your home?
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  • Jan 8

    Understand The Regulations Of Domestic Partnership

    Understand The Regulations Of Domestic Partnership
    Copyright © 2013 Harley Mercer More companies nowadays have taken a softer stance towards gay couples and offered them health benefits. A big positive is that the partners of the gay employees have also been included in the health…
Rank this Week: 189

Decoupling

Decoupling

Covers family law in the state of Washington. By Rao & Pierce.

http://www.raoandpierce.com/decoupling/
  • Nov 11

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
  • May 10

    With Glass Ceiling “Pierced”, More Women Pay Spousal Support

    With Glass Ceiling “Pierced”, More Women Pay Spousal Support
    Although “alimony” is still commonly perceived to be a man’s burden, more and more women are providing financial support to their exes during or after a divorce. A recent survey of the members of the American Academy of…
  • May 4

    Do I Need a Prenuptial Agreement?

    Do I Need a Prenuptial Agreement?
    Question My fiance and I are getting married this summer. A couple of nights ago, he mentioned that one of his buddies said we should look into getting a prenup before the wedding.  Neither of us have much property to speak of, and my…
Rank this Week: 171

Divorce Experts

Divorce Experts

Covers cases and trends in divorce law. By Pannone.

http://divorceexperts.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    International family law cases on the up

    International family law cases on the up
    The BBC have today reported upon the rise in global family disputes including child abduction, relocation, inter-country adoption and forced marriages. The increase in cases which have an international element seems to have been caused by the…
  • Apr 23

    Eco millionaire faces claim for maintenance 20 years after his divorce

    Eco millionaire faces claim for maintenance 20 years after his divorce
    The unfortunate plight of multi-millionaire Dale Vince has recently demonstrated the importance of entering into a Consent Order to deal with financial aspects of a divorce. Mr Vince and his wife divorced in 1992. They did not enter…
  • Apr 11

    Defamation and Divorce - Two Unhappy Bedfellow

    Defamation and Divorce - Two Unhappy Bedfellow
    The sad tale of proceedings for defamation at the High Court between Lady Nora Colthurst and her ex-husband’s girlfriend’s daughter is worth commenting on from a divorce perspective. Lady Colthurst and her ex-husband had been…
Rank this Week: 224

Practical Legal Advice

Practical Legal Advice

Covers consumer and family law issues in Florida. By Carolyn R. Jones.

http://nefloridalawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 16

    Can You file suit for Alienation of Affection in Florida

    Can You file suit for Alienation of Affection in Florida
    Alienation of affection(s) is a legal action, a tort based on willful and malicious interference with marriage relations by a third party. The elements constituting the cause of action are wrongful conduct of the defendant, plaintiff's loss…
  • Nov 15

    At what age does Florida allow children to stay alone?

    At what age does Florida allow children to stay alone?
    Florida does not have a stead fast rule regarding the age that children can stay home alone. Instead the Department of Children's and Families does offer guidance to parents at the criteria they need to consider prior to allowing there…
  • Jul 5

    How Child Support is Determined in Florida

    How Child Support is Determined in Florida
    Child support is a substantial commitment. Under Florida law, child support payments are intended to be used for your child's portion of expenses such as rent, electricity, food, transportation, and his or her hobbies/entertainment. …
Rank this Week: 255

Families and the Law

Families and the Law

By Catherine Earnshaw-Hobbs.

http://earnshawlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 17

    Eastern District sets out conflict rules for lawyer

    Eastern District sets out conflict rules for lawyer
    One of the games that used to be played by folks wanting a dissolution of their marriage was to go "lawyer shopping" with all of the top domestic firms in their area. The point of the game wasn't really to find a lawyer - although one of the…
  • Jun 23

    World Cup song - go Team USA

    World Cup song - go Team USA
    Our children are all soccer fans. With the World Cup going on this week - this post is for them and for all the rest of you out there who are soccer fans. Go Team USA! The song is called "Represent" and is done by a group called Weezer…
  • Apr 9

    April Family Law Linky Dink

    April Family Law Linky Dink
    Under the category of what was she thinking - a Tennessee woman put an 8 year boy she had adopted from Russia on a plane with a one-way ticket to Moscow.Justice John Paul Stevens has announced his upcoming retirement. The announcement comes…
Rank this Week: 104

Knot Too Late

Knot Too Late

Covers family law. By Keith Orenstein.

http://knottoolate.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 30

    Orders of Protection Against Domestic Violence

    Orders of Protection Against Domestic Violence
    Domestic violence, sometimes called battering, relationship abuse, or intimate partner violence, is a pattern of behavior used to establish power and control over another person through fear and intimidation, often including the threat or use…
  • Mar 21

    Enhanced Earning Capacity

    Enhanced Earning Capacity
    Most divorces in New York involve the division of what is called “marital property.” Marital property includes all of the assets acquired by a couple after their marriage and before one of them files for divorce.
  • Feb 14

    Child Custody in New York

    Child Custody in New York
    In New York, there are two parts to child custody. One part is the right and responsibility to make major decisions for a child (legal custody). The other part relates to where a child will live (residential or physical custody).
Rank this Week: 283

The Polar Digress

The Polar Digress

Covers feminism in Alaska, Alaskan and general family law policy, child and parent-raising, and the meaning of life.

http://thepolardigress.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 17

    HuffPo's Divorce Section:

    HuffPo's Divorce Section:
    HuffPo's Divorce Section: No Room for Reason on Domestic Violence?
  • Mar 31

    2 Boy

    2 Boy
    2 Boys Found Dead; Mom Rips the Courts - March 31, 2009 - Illinois(Excerpts from the Chicago Tribune article:)
  • Dec 15

    Mad Magazine's "Clueless"

    Mad Magazine's "Clueless"
    Mad Magazine's "Clueless" Game
Rank this Week: 296

Family Law Practice

Family Law Practice

Discusses collaboration, mediation and a reasoned approach to divorce. By Steven Green.

http://masscollaborativelaw.wordpress.com
  • Oct 27

    Paternity

    Paternity
    I am a father. There is no denying it. There is no getting away from it. It defines who I am. I am a Daddy! In fact, I have been a daddy longer than I have been anything else. OK, yes, I have been alive longer than I have been a daddy…I…
  • Oct 27

    Paternity

    Paternity
    I am a father. There is no denying it. There is no getting away from it. It defines who I am. I am a Daddy! In fact, I have been a daddy longer than I have been anything else. OK, yes, I have been alive longer than I have been a…
  • Oct 1

    Can I Move My Children Out-of-State?

    Can I Move My Children Out-of-State?
    I was watching one of the new seasons television shows the other night. “Lie to Me” is one of those fast paced, science based, programs that I find irresistible. I also have a hard time leaving my work at the office. Why? Seems that the…
Rank this Week: 362

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

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

    Tips on Taxes And Divorce

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

    Splitting Assets And Debts In Divorce

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

    How Divorce Financing Can Solve Your Liquidity Problem

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