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The History of Custody Law

The History of Custody Law

Traces the development of custody law from prehistoric times to the modern day. By the Law Office of Tom James.

http://tomjameslaw.com/blog/category/history-of-custody-law-2/
  • Feb 26

    How Sole Maternal Custody Laws Hurt Mother

    How Sole Maternal Custody Laws Hurt Mother
    I’ve written before about how sole maternal custody laws are unfair to unwed fathers. And many people have written about how sole custody is bad for children. People don’t often stop to consider how sole maternal custody laws harm…
  • Nov 30

    Bolden vs. Does: Eviscerating the parental rights of unwed father

    Bolden vs. Does: Eviscerating the parental rights of unwed father
    The U.S. Supreme Court’s denial of certiorari this year in the case of Bolden v. Does (In re Adoption of J.S.)1 is disappointing. This case presented the Court with a perfect opportunity to reconsider its questionable ruling in Quilloin…
  • Aug 23

    Should Custody Law Be Abolished?

    Should Custody Law Be Abolished?
    In a previous blog post1 I explained why custody designations still matter, in terms of their impact on legal rights. The bigger question behind that one is: Should custody labels still matter? To put it another way: Has the time come to…
Rank this Week: 36

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: 63

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, paternity and legal separation issues. By Doppelt and Forney San Diego Divorce Lawyers.

http://www.sandiegodivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 60

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

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

    El Salvador's Strict Abortion Ban Too Severe

    El Salvador's Strict Abortion Ban Too Severe
    From Amnesty International: The release of a woman forced to spend a decade behind bars in El Salvador after having pregnancy-related complications resulting in stillbirth must open the door for an end to the country’s extreme anti-abortion…
  • Feb 23

    Maine Divorce Rate Falling...Like in Rest of U.S.

    Maine Divorce Rate Falling...Like in Rest of U.S.
    From Sun Journal: Divorce rates aren’t usually considered super romantic, especially when it feels like they’ve been rising for generations. But in Maine, the annual number of failed marriages has dropped by 30 percent over the past…
  • Feb 22

    Judge Gives Grandparents Custody of Transgender Teen

    Judge Gives Grandparents Custody of Transgender Teen
    From CNN: A Hamilton County, Ohio, judge on Friday gave custody of a transgender teen to his grandparents rather than his parents, allowing them to make medical decisions regarding his transition. The parents didn't want the teen, a…
Rank this Week: 271

Learn About Law

Learn About Law

Law can be complicated and hard to navigate, which is why we’re here to help make it easier to understand. In Learn About Law, our weekly podcast and videoblog, attorney Kevin O’Flaherty covers various aspects and areas of the law in a way you don’t need a law degree to understand. From estate planning to family law, you can gain the knowledge you need to help you with your legal issue or to simply fulfill your curiosity.

http://learn-about-law.com
  • Feb 22

    Changes to Spousal Maintenance Under the 2018 Tax Law | Illinois Alimony Law

    Changes to Spousal Maintenance Under the 2018 Tax Law | Illinois Alimony Law
    In this article, we explain changes to Illinois spousal maintenance under the new federal tax law. Going into effect after December 31, 2018, the recently passed tax bill eliminates the tax deduction for alimony payments and makes the alimony…
  • Feb 20

    llinois Child Support 2018

    llinois Child Support 2018
    In this article we will provide a comprehensive overview of Illinois child support law in 2018. We answer many frequently asked questions including: how is Illinois child support calculated in 2018?, when can Illinois child support orders be…
  • Feb 20

    Employers' Vicarious Liability for Employee Conduct in Illinoi

    Employers' Vicarious Liability for Employee Conduct in Illinoi
    In this article we will explain the vicarious liability of an employer for the actions of an employee in Illinois. We will discuss both the doctrines of respondeat superior and negligent hiring.
Rank this Week: 320

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

Introduces people to the mediation process as an alternative to a traditional divorce. By California Divorce Mediators.

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • Feb 21

    Tips for Mothers Going Through Legal Separation or Divorce

    Tips for Mothers Going Through Legal Separation or Divorce
    Once the initial shock settles down and the divorce becomes a reality, you start realizing that your life will change in many ways when you become a single woman once again. A realization like this can be actually scary for many. However,…
  • Feb 20

    What To Think About When Reconciling After Legal Separation

    What To Think About When Reconciling After Legal Separation
    On certain occasions, some couples do regroup and reconcile after their legal separation. Contrary to what many people would like to believe, survival from a separation is not an accidental case. But spouses who do succeed in overcoming their…
  • Feb 15

    Questions To Ask Yourself Prior To Filing For Divorce

    Questions To Ask Yourself Prior To Filing For Divorce
    There are several cases where the divorce process is not easy at all. Rather, it can turn messy on several occasions. Whatever may be the reason for you to file the divorce; you should make this decision independent of emotions. In fact, such…
Rank this Week: 242

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Feb 20

    Strategies that Will Not Save Your Marriage

    Strategies that Will Not Save Your Marriage
    Few couples head straight for divorce when their marriages become difficult. Instead, many try to work out their difficulties and rebuild their marriages into healthy relationships. Couples have different reasons for wanting to remain…
  • Feb 12

    Steps to Take Before Your Divorce

    Steps to Take Before Your Divorce
    Once you determine that your marriage is over, you have a lot to do before and after you file for divorce. One important step is to start working with an experienced divorce lawyer to ensure that your rights and interests are protected and…
  • Feb 6

    How Are Marital Debts Divided in a Divorce?

    How Are Marital Debts Divided in a Divorce?
    In a divorce, the couple’s marital assets are not the only thing that has to be divided. Their marital debts, too, must be divided according to the doctrine of equitable distribution. Just like marital assets, most debts accrued during…
Rank this Week: 208

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 20

    What Factors Do I Need to Consider Before Moving My Child Out-of-Town?

    What Factors Do I Need to Consider Before Moving My Child Out-of-Town?
    One of the most common questions I am faced with in both our litigation cases and my private Guardian ad Litem work is, “When is it okay for me to relocate and not endanger my custody arrangements or rights?” Read more about this…
  • Feb 19

    Grey Divorce and Hidden Assets You Should Know About

    Grey Divorce and Hidden Assets You Should Know About
    When parties divorce later in life, it's sometimes referred to as a "grey divorce". Whatever, the reason, these divorces usually come after a couple has spent a couple of decades or more building a life together. When a couple separates after…
  • Feb 10

    How To Recognize the Signs of Parental Alienation

    How To Recognize the Signs of Parental Alienation
    Our family law practice has developed a focus in handling cases which are considered "high conflict custody cases" over the years. These cases often include allegations of "parental alienation" by one or both parents on either side of the…
Rank this Week: 124

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 237

The Blog About All Things Family

The Blog About All Things Family

Discusses family law issues including divorce, child support, child custody, order enforcements, and adoptions. By Welsh Law, PLLC.

http://welsh-lawfirm.com/blog/
  • Feb 18

    The Problems with Attorney General Child Support Order

    The Problems with Attorney General Child Support Order
    Recently I’ve had cases where the parties started out with the Attorney General to establish child support. In many cases this is probably sufficient and it is definitely cost efficient, however, there are cases where Read more…
  • Feb 6

    Time to Change the Locks?

    Time to Change the Locks?
    In nearly every divorce the question comes up, “Can I change the locks?” The short answer is no you cannot change the locks during a divorce. You may be asking why? You may be saying, Read more…
  • Jan 11

    What’s Mine is Mine!

    What’s Mine is Mine!
    Ever heard that phrase? I hear it a lot from my two children, but I also hear it from many of my clients and prospective clients when they tell me that they do not have Read more…
Rank this Week: 202

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, drug recalls, product hazards and family law. By Padove Law.

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 16

    Indiana Motorcycle Accident Victim’s $9M Damages Award Affirmed on Appeal

    Indiana Motorcycle Accident Victim’s $9M Damages Award Affirmed on Appeal
    The Indiana Court of Appeals recently affirmed a $9 million verdict – including compensatory and punitive damages – in favor of a motorcycle accident victim who was severely injured after a collision with a pickup truck in…
  • Feb 2

    What to Do Immediately After an Indiana Car Accident

    What to Do Immediately After an Indiana Car Accident
    There were 223,733 car accidents in Indiana in all of 2016, according to the Indiana University Public Policy Institute, of which 769 were fatal and nearly 53,000 involved serious personal injuries. Northern Indiana auto accident lawyers…
  • Jan 17

    Quadriplegic Wins $35M Verdict in Indiana DUI Crash; Whether He Can Collect is Uncertain

    Quadriplegic Wins $35M Verdict in Indiana DUI Crash; Whether He Can Collect is Uncertain
    A man who was rendered quadriplegic in an Indiana drunk driving accident several years ago was awarded $35 million by a jury in Marion County recently, according to The Indiana Lawyer. However, the most he would be able to collect, following…
Rank this Week: 323

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Feb 14

    New App Aims to Help Parents Post-Divorce

    New App Aims to Help Parents Post-Divorce
    Navigating how to co-parent during and after divorce is one of the biggest stresses single parents have. There is a lot of information that parents need to stay in compliance with the parenting plan, and as a preventative measure in case a…
  • Feb 13

    Evaluating the Different Options to Get Divorced

    Evaluating the Different Options to Get Divorced
    Obtaining a divorce requires a couple to make a series of important decisions that will have long-term impacts on their future, including selecting which process to use to end the marriage. It may seem like the path chosen to arrive at…
  • Feb 9

    Is Posting Information about Your Divorce on Social Media a Good Idea?

    Is Posting Information about Your Divorce on Social Media a Good Idea?
    Many people view their online social media accounts as an extension of themselves, and sometimes without thinking, post information about personal matters that is best left private. Posting about major life events online, and providing all…
Rank this Week: 313

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

Covers DWI, civil rights, family law, workers compensation, and criminal justice.

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Feb 8

    James Minick Super Lawyers Rising Star

    James Minick Super Lawyers Rising Star
    James “Jake” Minick was awarded the honor of being selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2018 in the area of DUI/DWI Defense. Super Lawyers research department evaluates each lawyer in its candidate pool based on 12…
  • Dec 13

    Drunk Driving Death Statistic

    Drunk Driving Death Statistic
    The post Drunk Driving Death Statistics appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Nov 10

    A Minick Law Guide to NC Expungement

    A Minick Law Guide to NC Expungement
    The post A Minick Law Guide to NC Expungement appeared first on MINICK LAW.
Rank this Week: 172

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Feb 7

    Average Hourly Divorce Attorney Rate By Region [Infographic]

    Average Hourly Divorce Attorney Rate By Region [Infographic]
    One of the biggest factors that contributes to the high cost of divorce is the hourly rate attorneys typically charge. Hourly rates can vary quite dramatically depending on many different factors, including the size and prestige of the law…
  • Jan 24

    4 Intangible Costs Of Divorce

    4 Intangible Costs Of Divorce
    When estimating the potential cost of divorce, it is easy to get caught up in how expensive the process is going to be. It is one of the most significant financial life events a person can go through. The cost of divorce can hit your bank…
  • Jan 22

    The Unexpected Factors That Drive Up The Cost Of Divorce

    The Unexpected Factors That Drive Up The Cost Of Divorce
    There are many questions that run through your head as you are preparing for divorce. One thing everyone wants to know is what the final cost of divorce will end up being. It turns out that is a loaded question and is practically impossible…
Rank this Week: 184

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/
  • Feb 6

    From NCMEC | The Online Enticement of Children

    From NCMEC | The Online Enticement of Children
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has analyzed reported of patterns and trends of online child sexual predators and has compiled a report that focuses on offenders’ goals and tactics, the nature of child/offender…
  • Jan 29

    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…
  • Jan 13

    "Parental Alienation" -- High Conflict Child Custody Case

    "Parental Alienation" -- High Conflict Child Custody Case
    Most of the lawyers, court personnel, judges and parents who read my blog are well aware that there have been many--too many--cases in which a parent has alienated a child or children from the other parent. The results can be devastating.…
Rank this Week: 132

New Jersey Family Law Blog

New Jersey Family Law Blog

Covers alimony, child support, child custody, divorce and more. By Rotolo Karch Law.

http://www.newjerseyfamilylawblog.com/
  • Feb 1

    Can You Pass the Co-Parenting Test?

    Can You Pass the Co-Parenting Test?
    Studies have shown that, barring any abuse or neglect, children fare best when they have the influence of both parents. Unfortunately, relationships between adults sometimes deteriorate to the point where separation is the only answer,…
  • Jan 1

    Why Refinancing Your Home After Divorce Might Be A Smart Decision

    Why Refinancing Your Home After Divorce Might Be A Smart Decision
    Negotiations have ended, your divorce is final and your ex gets the house. It’s over . . . or is it? Couples often make the mistake of assuming that if the marital home is awarded to one spouse in the divorce negotiations, the other…
  • Dec 1

    How a Strong Support Team Can Help You through Your Divorce

    How a Strong Support Team Can Help You through Your Divorce
    It is not uncommon for individuals going through divorce to be short-sighted and focus only on the immediate situation, which is to end their marriage. It’s a very emotional time for everyone involved and often decisions are made from…
Rank this Week: 230

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber,…

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber, PLLC

Covers bankruptcy, family law, foreclosure, and real estate law in New York.

http://vaughnweberlaw.com
  • Jan 9

    Get the Fair Compensation for Your Slip and Fall Injury

    Get the Fair Compensation for Your Slip and Fall Injury
    A slip and fall injury is common, resulting in serious, life-altering injuries that may end up in wrongful death. Wet floors, construction site’s negligence and unlit stairwells can have catastrophic results. Contact slip and fall…
  • Dec 22

    Labor law attorneys- Fighting for Fair Compensation to Injured Employee

    Labor law attorneys- Fighting for Fair Compensation to Injured Employee
    Accidents are unavoidable and may result in minor injuries to severe ones causing death. These mishaps impact not only injured person, but the whole family suffers from it. If you have suffered an injury at your workplace due to the…
  • Apr 19

    Retaliatory Eviction

    Retaliatory Eviction
    RETALIATORY EVICTION In New York, tenants are protected from retaliatory eviction proceedings by RPAPL 223-b.  This statute states in summary that a landlord cannot commence a summary proceeding to evict a tenant in retaliation or…
Rank this Week: 304

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
  • Jan 7

    Exclusive Possession of Marital Residence Revisited

    Exclusive Possession of Marital Residence Revisited
    I have previously written about exclusive possession of a marital residence during a pending divorce action.  The applicable standard requires a showing of a marital strife and that the parties were unable to coexist in the same…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 289

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: 239

Australian Divorce Blog

Australian Divorce Blog

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

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

    New heads of Family Court and Federal Circuit Court appointed

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

    Vale Justice Michelle May of the Family Court of Australia

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

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

    Government to restrict cross-examination of family violence victims by their alleged perpetrator
    Attorney-General Senator George Brandis has released the following statement:protecting family violence victims from beingcross-examined by alleged perpetratorsToday, I release draft legislative amendments to the Family Law Act 1975 to…
Rank this Week: 207

Riverside County Family Law Blog

Riverside County Family Law Blog

Covers move away rights, obtaining or defending support applications and enforcing support orders, characterizing and dividing community property, and custody and visitation rights. By Thurman W. Arnold III.

http://www.thurmanarnold.com/Blog/Recent-Blog-Posts/RSS.xml
Rank this Week: 287

Lutz Law blog

Lutz Law blog

Covers Washington family law.

http://www.lutzlaw.com/articles/
  • Jul 5

    People Love Us on Yelp Award

    People Love Us on Yelp Award
    Lutz Law Office, PS is a winner of Yelp’s “People Love Us on Yelp” award. Our Yelp page has multiple 5 star reviews. It is [...]
  • Jul 5

    Initial Consultation

    Initial Consultation
    To schedule an initial consultation with a Family & Immigration Law Attorney please call or send us a message. We charge a nominal fee for this consultation. [...]
  • Jul 5

    Free Consultation with Family Law Attorney

    Free Consultation with Family Law Attorney
    Call or send us a message to schedule a FREE initial consultation with a Family Law attorney at Lutz Law Offices, PS. To get the most [...]
Rank this Week: 165

Massachusetts Divorce Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law and divorce. By Gabriel Cheong.

http://gabrielcheonglaw.com
  • Feb 17

    This Blog Has Moved

    This Blog Has Moved
    I’ve been posting on this blog since 2007 when I first started and I’m very proud of it. Because I want to consolidate my websites, this blog and all its posts have been moved to my main website.  For future updates to this…
  • Oct 30

    How can I modify my child custody or parenting/visitation plan?

    How can I modify my child custody or parenting/visitation plan?
    In order to modify a current order of custody or a parenting plan that’s in place, you have to start a separate action with the Probate and Family Court called a Complaint for Modification.  Before considering filing such an…
  • Oct 12

    Why should you have an attorney from the start?

    Why should you have an attorney from the start?
    I get a lot of calls from people who want to hire us after they have already filed a case themselves.  In many of these cases, they’ve already tried to navigate the court system for a while and they’re now contacting an…
Rank this Week: 284

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: 119

Nordhaus Walpole, PLLC Blog

Nordhaus Walpole, PLLC Blog

Covers family law, estate planning and probate.

https://www.collincountyattorney.com/blog/
  • Dec 28

    What the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Means for Alimony

    What the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Means for Alimony
    When President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law on December 22, several aspects of the federal tax code changed significantly. For spouses contemplating divorce, one of the most sweeping changes is a reversal of the tax…
  • Dec 14

    7 Reasons (Besides Distributing Your Estate) to Have an Estate Plan

    7 Reasons (Besides Distributing Your Estate) to Have an Estate Plan
    Why should you have an estate plan? While having an estate plan is crucial to ensuring that your assets will be distributed according to your final wishes, this is only part of the equation. A comprehensive estate plan will serve a number of…
  • Jan 31

    5 Changes that May Require You to Modify Your Estate Plan

    5 Changes that May Require You to Modify Your Estate Plan
    While many estate planning tools offer the flexibility to automatically address certain changes in your life (such as the accumulation of wealth or the death of a family member), there are a variety of circumstances under which it may still…
Rank this Week: 1581

Brown Law Offices Blog

Brown Law Offices Blog

Law blog for Minnesota-based firm covering family issues - whether custody, divorce, or child support.

https://www.brownlawoffices.com/blog/
  • Mar 6

    Spousal Maintenance: Changes Coming in MN

    Spousal Maintenance: Changes Coming in MN
    Recent changes in and proposals regarding Minnesota (and federal) legislation promise to significantly alter the divorce process. Changes to spousal maintenance arrangements are of particularly significant concern to both currently divorcing…
  • Feb 28

    OFP Appeal

    OFP Appeal
    Orders for protection (OFP) allow Minnesota spouses, family members, and roommates to limit their exposure to abusive individuals. Unfortunately, not all OFPs are pursued on honest grounds. Sometimes, alleged victims seek OFPs in hopes of…
  • Feb 21

    Post-Decree Motions: When You Have to Go Back to Court After Divorce

    Post-Decree Motions: When You Have to Go Back to Court After Divorce
    When you finalized your divorce, you assumed that your forays into the courtroom environment were over for good. Unfortunately, like many divorcees, you face changed circumstances. Depending on your situation, it may be possible to change…
Rank this Week: 1733

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 23

    Expansion of Custody Rights for Deployed Military Member

    Expansion of Custody Rights for Deployed Military Member
    As an effort to widen control military service members being deployed have over issues concerning their children is sailing through the Florida House and Senate, opposition from the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar has emerged.House Bill…
  • Feb 4

    Valentines Day and the Rise in Divorce Case

    Valentines Day and the Rise in Divorce Case
    ABC Action News interviews Attorney Howard Iken about Valentines Day and what it means to the numbers of divorce filings in Florida. Attorney Iken shares statistics of cases filed by Ayo and Iken. Continue reading → The post Valentines…
  • Feb 4

    Ayo and Iken – Florida Family Law Legislative Roundup

    Ayo and Iken – Florida Family Law Legislative Roundup
    A family law bill banning child marriage that seemed to be on its way to an easy ride through the legislature after a unanimous passing in the Florida Senate became a lightning rod for controversy in the House as members took up its sister…
Rank this Week: 2298

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.santarosafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 23

    Spousal Support For Men

    Spousal Support For Men
    Spousal support for men. Courts often award spousal support to lesser earning spouses following a divorce. While nearly half a million people in this country receive this maintenance support, only 3% of recipients are male. Why is that? Why…
  • Feb 19

    Marriage Blue

    Marriage Blue
    Do you have a case of marriage blues? Is the spontaneity missing from your marriage? Is your routine so predictable that you feel like you are sleepwalking through your relationship? If so, you are one of many couples who feel marriage is not…
  • Feb 13

    Prenuptial Agreements in California

    Prenuptial Agreements in California
    If you are considering getting married, you may be tossing around the idea of having a prenuptial agreement (prenup) made. What exactly are these documents, and is such an agreement the right thing for you? If you are not sure, an experienced…
Rank this Week: 2472

The Blog of the Law Offices of…

The Blog of the Law Offices of Anthony Carbone

Covers New Jersey criminal law, family law and personal injury law.

https://anthonycarbonepersonalinjurylawyer.com/blog/
  • Feb 23

    Are You in An Abusive Relationship?

    Are You in An Abusive Relationship?
    When someone thinks about domestic abuse, they tend to focus on the worst imaginable things they see on an episode of “Law and Order.” That is not always the case. Domestic abuse can occur when someone in an intimate relationship…
  • Feb 22

    Lunchtime Work Accidents: Are You Entitled to Benefits?

    Lunchtime Work Accidents: Are You Entitled to Benefits?
    More than likely, you have some idea as to what constitutes a work accident. In fact, New Jersey’s workers’ compensation laws offer some insight as to what is considered an on-the-job injury. The first condition is that the…
  • Feb 21

    It Can be Frightening! Destroying Property and Domestic Violence

    It Can be Frightening! Destroying Property and Domestic Violence
    There’s a common misconception about domestic violence. A great many people wrongfully assume that domestic violence only applies to actual physical contact. However, there are actually nineteen separate acts that constitute predicate…
Rank this Week: 1605

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Feb 23

    ARE THERE PRIVACY RIGHTS IN FACEBOOK POSTINGS?

    ARE THERE PRIVACY RIGHTS IN FACEBOOK POSTINGS?
    New York’s highest court, the Court of Appeals ruled on February 13, 2018 that a Facebook account holder’s designation of a posting as “private” did not preclude a litigant from obtaining copies of those postings where…
  • Feb 15

    PARKLAND

    PARKLAND
    This is not a political outlet.  So, I will confine my “political” comment to a single set of facts.  17 people killed yesterday. 32 school days so far this year.  Time Magazine reports 18 school shootings.  So…
  • Feb 15

    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND THE “WILLOUGHBY MOMENT”

    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND THE “WILLOUGHBY MOMENT”
    2017 was a remarkable year in many ways.  In late Spring we watched one of America’s favorite entertainers tried for sexual assault.  In October, prominent producer Harvey Weinstein  was accused of sexual assault by more…
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Texas Family Law Blog

Texas Family Law Blog

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

http://www.austintexaslegal.com/Blog/
  • Feb 23

    Frequently Asked Questions About Annulment in Texa

    Frequently Asked Questions About Annulment in Texa
    What is an annulment? Annulment is a legal procedure that would invalidate your marriage – so it will mean that you were never married. In order to go for annulment, you need to qualify for it. Once you are granted an annulment, your…
  • Feb 21

    Preparing For Divorce Mediation

    Preparing For Divorce Mediation
    Television and the media certainly do not depict divorce and child custody in a positive light. What we see on television and in movies are couples getting a divorce and eventually ending up intensely arguing in the courtroom. The couples…
  • Feb 19

    What to Do When You Are Served With Divorce Paper

    What to Do When You Are Served With Divorce Paper
      You could have been talking with your spouse about getting a divorce or you could be totally in the dark when you receive your divorce papers from a law enforcement officer. Whatever your level of awareness is, getting served your…
Rank this Week: 2417

Kentucky Law Blog

Kentucky Law Blog

Covers Kentucky family, criminal and business law. By Gatlin Voelker, PLLC.

http://www.gatlinvoelker.com/blog/
  • Feb 23

    Fraud suspected in man's workers' compensation claim

    Fraud suspected in man's workers' compensation claim
    For many Kentucky employees, access to a good workers' compensation policy is a necessary benefit, especially in industries where employees face a significant amount of risk every day. However, in some cases, people may find ways to take…
  • Feb 19

    What is a class action lawsuit?

    What is a class action lawsuit?
    At one point, you have probably received something in the mail about a class action lawsuit in Kentucky or Ohio, but you may not have understood exactly what it is. Class action lawsuits can be confusing because, according to the…
  • Feb 12

    Understanding how non-compete agreements can benefit your company

    Understanding how non-compete agreements can benefit your company
    When you are working to build your business in Kentucky, chances are you have spent considerable time looking for ways to strategically market your product or service without compromising sensitive business concepts. One of your primary…
Rank this Week: 1811

New Jersey Divorce and Family…

New Jersey Divorce and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and divorce law. By The Law Office of James P. Yudes, P.C.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 23

    The Right to Keep and Bear Arms is not Absolute in New Jersey and in the United States of America

    The Right to Keep and Bear Arms is not Absolute in New Jersey and in the United States of America
    The tragic and senseless massacre that unfolded this past Valentine’s Day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida has left a grieving Nation searching for answers. Much of the debate focuses…
  • Feb 18

    Some Implications of the New Tax Code on the Support of Children

    Some Implications of the New Tax Code on the Support of Children
    At the end of 2017, Congress passed the long awaited Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, which was a sweeping tax reform act that broadly amended the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.  Tax rates were lowered in general for businesses.  As…
  • Feb 9

    Support Security: Real Life Consideration

    Support Security: Real Life Consideration
    If you have listened to local radio in recent years, (certainly those stations geared to a more mature audience), you were hard pressed to miss commercials from a “large” insurance broker touting his ability to obtain…
Rank this Week: 2109

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

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

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Feb 23

    Impact of Market Volatility on Divorce Agreement

    Impact of Market Volatility on Divorce Agreement
    Following more than a year of stock market euphoria, February 2018 is thus far a month serving as a harsh reminder of the concept of market volatility. For spouses contemplating or in the midst of a divorce, the takeaway transcends mere…
  • Feb 16

    The Wedding is Off: Now What?

    The Wedding is Off: Now What?
    As we approach the end of February, we also approach the end of engagement season. According to WeddingWire, nearly 40% of engagements will happen between the months of November and February. In fact, Valentine’s Day ranks as one of the…
  • Feb 13

    The Heart of the Collaborative Divorce Proce

    The Heart of the Collaborative Divorce Proce
    On January 1, 2018, the Uniform Collaborative Law Act (“UCLA”) was enacted in Illinois. This means that divorcing couples, who want to preserve their relationship, protect their children and maintain privacy can contractually bind…
Rank this Week: 2762

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
  • Feb 23

    4 Things to Do When Demurring to a Complaint

    4 Things to Do When Demurring to a Complaint
    You find defects in the allegations in the complaint and plan to file a demurrer. First, consider whether it’s a good tactical move, or if an alternative approach would be better. If you decide to go for it, follow the four steps…
  • Feb 21

    Just Passing Through: New Deduction for Business Income Expires in 2026

    Just Passing Through: New Deduction for Business Income Expires in 2026
    Under new IRC §199A, business entity owners may be able to deduct 20 percent of passthrough income. This tax boon, which is set to sunset after December 31, 2025, has many lawyers wondering whether they might personally benefit. Almost…
  • Feb 16

    Revisiting the Dying Declaration Exception

    Revisiting the Dying Declaration Exception
    The “dying declaration” exception to the hearsay rule just jumped from law school textbooks onto California newspapers: A young woman who was stabbed and bleeding told officers who had assaulted her shortly before she died,…
Rank this Week: 433

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/
  • Feb 23

    DIVORCE V. SEPARATE MAINTENANCE

    DIVORCE V. SEPARATE MAINTENANCE
    [Photo from wikipedia]Sometimes, our divorce attorneys at the Goolsby Law Firm receive inquiries from people whoseek information about separate maintenance actions, as opposed to getting a divorce. The State of Georgia does allow its citizens…
  • Feb 21

    ONLINE DIVORCE KITS: POTENTIAL PITFALLS AND PROBLEMS

    ONLINE DIVORCE KITS: POTENTIAL PITFALLS AND PROBLEMS
    Everyone going through a divorce wants to get a divorce at the least possible cost. In short, most people want a cheap, uncontested divorce. And some people resort to the lure of cheap online divorce kits in their effort to achieve a "do it…
  • Feb 16

    CELEBRITY DIVORCES: JENNIFER ANISTON

    CELEBRITY DIVORCES: JENNIFER ANISTON
    [Photo from wikipedia]Have you heard the sad news? America's sweetheart, Jennifer Aniston, has reportedly announced her split from husband Justin Theroux.  The couple, which has been married for less than three years, jointly announced…
Rank this Week: 4443

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents, DUI, criminal defense, bank side bankruptcy cases, creditors' rights, divorce and family custody, and estate planning. By Fessler Schneider & Grimme.

http://www.fsgattorneys.com/blog
  • Feb 23

    Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    The road of everyone’s life has bumps and pits.  At any given time the problems in your life may run from minor to very serious.  In any event, Fessler, Schneider, & Grimme can help you resolve the issues.  Their…
  • Jan 29

    Crisis Solving Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY

    Crisis Solving Attorneys in Ft. Thomas, KY
    Everyone sees the crises in the world everyday on the news, in Facebook, Twitter, and all social media. What we don’t see are the crises in the lives of our friends, neighbors, and coworkers. People often do not know if they can get…
  • Jan 13

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    The roads are terrible and accidents will happen.  Think about this the driver in the other lane just lost control on an ice patch and came across the road.  You and your passengers were injured, your car was totaled.  No one…
Rank this Week: 1100

King Law Offices Blog

King Law Offices Blog

Discusses traffic matters, family law, criminal law, wills and estate planning and personal injury law as it relates to North Carolina and South Carolina.

https://kinglawoffices.com/blog/
  • Feb 23

    When a Power of Attorney Is a Valuable Tool

    When a Power of Attorney Is a Valuable Tool
    A power of attorney gives someone you trust the ability to make important decisions on your behalf. Your estate planning attorney can help you create one of these simple, but powerful document. Without a valid power of attorney, your loved…
  • Feb 21

    Do You Know What Is Not Uncommon? An Aiding and Abetting Charge

    Do You Know What Is Not Uncommon? An Aiding and Abetting Charge
    Here at the King Law Offices, we routinely come across aiding and abetting charges.  Many people who come through the criminal justice system get frustrated.  Often they end up in severe legal trouble, as a result, of what they…
  • Feb 21

    Is a Will a Substitute for a Power of Attorney?

    Is a Will a Substitute for a Power of Attorney?
    Different documents have different purposes as part of your estate plan. A will is not a substitute for a power of attorney because each document is designed to accomplish a different objective. If you have a will, that’s a good first…
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Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

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

http://www.arizonalawgroup.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2160

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3283

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/
Rank this Week: 4000

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Feb 22

    The end of the world as we know it...

    The end of the world as we know it...
    ...or perhaps not. This lesson and others are to be found in my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog, which included:No-fault divorce will not spell the end of civilisation - As some would have us…
  • Feb 18

    News Essentials: 19th February 2018

    News Essentials: 19th February 2018
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSSupreme Court ruling highlights complexities in family 'abduction' casesThe Supreme Court has highlighted the complex nature of issues that lower courts have to…
  • Feb 18

    Largest study of its kind finds 83% of looked after children and young people feel being in care has improved their lives but younger children need more support

    Largest study of its kind finds 83% of looked after children and young people feel being in care has improved their lives but younger children need more support
    Published today (19 February), the largest study of its kind measuring the subjective wellbeing of 2,263 looked after children and young people across 16 local authority areas has revealed that 83% feel being in care has improved their lives,…
Rank this Week: 1146

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers Illinois family law and estate planning needs.

http://www.randrattys.com/napervilledivorceattorney
  • Feb 22

    Should You Consider a Postnuptial Agreement?

    Should You Consider a Postnuptial Agreement?
    A postnuptial agreement, like a prenuptial agreement, is a legal contract that sets forth how marital property should be divided if the couple divorces. The only difference is that a prenuptial agreement is executed before marriage, and a…
  • Feb 15

    Collaborative Divorce in Illinoi

    Collaborative Divorce in Illinoi
    Not every couple who goes through a divorce wants to get divorced in court. Many couples decide to opt to start their divorces in a process known as a collaborative divorce. The goal of going through the collaborative law process is to…
  • Feb 8

    Illinois House Considering Bill That Would Establish Equal Parenting Time

    Illinois House Considering Bill That Would Establish Equal Parenting Time
    The Illinois House is considering a bill that would create a rebuttable presumption that equal parenting time is in the best interests of children of divorced families. In other words, divorced couples would split parenting time 50/50. Under…
Rank this Week: 1761

Learn About Law

Learn About Law

Covers bankruptcy, business law, family law, elder law, criminal law and estate planning. By Kevin O'Flaherty.

https://www.oflaherty-law.com/our-law-blog
  • Feb 22

    Changes to Spousal Maintenance Under the 2018 Tax Law | Illinois Alimony Law

    Changes to Spousal Maintenance Under the 2018 Tax Law | Illinois Alimony Law
    In this article, we explain changes to Illinois spousal maintenance under the new federal tax law. Going into effect after December 31, 2018, the recently passed tax bill eliminates the tax deduction for alimony payments and makes the alimony…
  • Feb 20

    llinois Child Support 2018

    llinois Child Support 2018
    In this article we will provide a comprehensive overview of Illinois child support law in 2018. We answer many frequently asked questions including: how is Illinois child support calculated in 2018?, when can Illinois child support orders be…
  • Feb 20

    Employers' Vicarious Liability for Employee Conduct in Illinoi

    Employers' Vicarious Liability for Employee Conduct in Illinoi
    In this article we will explain the vicarious liability of an employer for the actions of an employee in Illinois. We will discuss both the doctrines of respondeat superior and negligent hiring.
Rank this Week: 1599

Jason P Howie Blog

Jason P Howie Blog

Covers family law in Windsor, Ontario.

https://jasonpaulhowie.com/
  • Feb 22

    Bitcoin and Division of Assets in Divorce

    Bitcoin and Division of Assets in Divorce
    A law firm in the U.K who is currently handling three divorce cases where Bitcoin is a major asset is warning of a “looming divorce nightmare” where family law disputes involve cryptocurrencies. While cryptocurrency has been…
  • Feb 14

    Chatham Woman Sues Former Common Law Partner for Half of Lottery Win

    Chatham Woman Sues Former Common Law Partner for Half of Lottery Win
    A Chatham, Ontario woman has sued her ex-partner for half of a $6.1 million Lotto 6/49 win. She is claiming that he allegedly lied to her about a winning lottery ticket bought while they were still together and, instead, left […] The…
  • Feb 8

    Your Credit Score After Divorce

    Your Credit Score After Divorce
    It is very common for a client to tell me that they are very worried about their credit scores.  In fact, I would say that this issue was raised by clients about 50% of the time in my initial interviews. […] The post Your Credit…
Rank this Week: 1618