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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: 99

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

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

    Can You Force Your Ex To Change Her Last Name?

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

    The Risks & Consequences Of Hiding Assets In Divorce

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

    Is Alimony Always Required In Divorce?

    Is Alimony Always Required In Divorce?
    Question: Is alimony required in divorce? Answer: While I am not licensed to practice law in your state, I can give some general guidance on this issue. Alimony or spousal support is not necessarily required in a divorce. Generally, courts…
Rank this Week: 105

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Nov 13

    Grandparents Who Assume the Caregiver Role

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

    Tax Effects of Divorce

    Tax Effects of Divorce
    Are you considering divorce? If so, there’s a lot on your mind. You’re probably concerned about issues, such as child custody, child support, asset division, marital debt, and what to do with the house. Taxes on the other…
  • Oct 30

    Why Do More Women Ask for Divorce?

    Why Do More Women Ask for Divorce?
    In 2015, researchers made a presentation to the American Sociological Association. Their findings concluded that statistically, more women ask for a divorce than men. Non-marital breakups on the other hand, were initiated by men and…
Rank this Week: 116

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: 121

Brownn Family Law

Brownn Family Law

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

http://www.mnfamilylawblog.com/
  • Nov 13

    Gambling Debt and Your Minnesota Divorce

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

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

    What Can You Do If You’re Getting a Divorce in the Middle of an Adoption in Minnesota?
    Some couples wait years before getting the green light to adopt. This is (or at least, by all rights, should be) an exhilarating time. But the adoption process can also be exhausting, consuming emotional and financial resources. And…
  • Nov 6

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

    What Can You Do If You’re Getting a Divorce in the Middle of an Adoption in Minnesota?
      Some couples wait years before getting the green light to adopt. This is (or at least, by all rights, should be) an exhilarating time. But the adoption process can also be exhausting, consuming emotional and financial resources. And…
Rank this Week: 212

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Nov 17

    Future of Abortion Right

    Future of Abortion Right
    From The New York Times: Sheriff Joe Arpaio used to require pregnant inmates in the Arizona jails he controlled to get a court order before being allowed out of their cells to obtain a desired abortion. Needless to say, he...
  • Nov 16

    Call for Paper

    Call for Paper
    UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT MERCY LAW REVIEW--CALL FOR PROPOSALS The Return of Sanctuary Cities: The Muslim Ban, Hurricane Maria, and Everything in Between The University of Detroit Mercy Law Review is pleased to announce its annual academic…
  • Nov 15

    Hiring a Fake Family in Japan

    Hiring a Fake Family in Japan
    From the Atlantic: Money may not be able to buy love, but here in Japan, it can certainly buy the appearance of love—and appearance, as the dapper Ishii Yuichi insists, is everything. As a man whose business involves becoming other...
Rank this Week: 245

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: 273

NY Divorce Attorney Blog

NY Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers New York divorce law. By David Centeno.

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

    A New Era?

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

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

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

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

    The Shocking Way That Porsha Stewart Found Out About Her Divorce!
    Porsha Stewart, the wife of former NFL star and now TV analyst Kordell Stewart, was admittedly shocked when she found out that her husband had fild for divorce. However the way it happened was even worse, imagine finding out on Twitter!? Read…
Rank this Week: 303

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.net/
  • Nov 12

    How to Help Your Children Through a Divorce

    How to Help Your Children Through a Divorce
    Divorce is never simple or easy. Maybe you wrestled with the decision for years before finally deciding to proceed with a divorce. Perhaps your former spouse made the decision for you. Maybe you and your partner chose to end things on…
  • Nov 6

    FILING FOR DIVORCE IN NJ

    FILING FOR DIVORCE IN NJ
    Getting divorced can be stressful, even in the most amicable situations. Before you proceed, it’s a good idea to get an idea of what to expect before you begin filing for divorce in NJ. You should, reach out to an experienced family law…
  • Oct 28

    DCP&P v. PD and Termination of Parental Rights in New Jersey

    DCP&P v. PD and Termination of Parental Rights in New Jersey
    Unfortunately, in matters of family law, there are circumstances in which a parent’s rights to their children are under investigation, and parental rights can be terminated. The Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&P) is…
Rank this Week: 350

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 8

    No Spousal support tax deduction

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

    divorce and science

    divorce and science
    The best time to get married is when you feel ready, and when you’ve found someone you think you can spend a lifetime with. Don’t force anything — or put it off — because a study told you to do so. …
  • Nov 3

    Homes for older children for adoption

    Homes for older children for adoption
    GREENSBORO – Children’s Home Society of North Carolina is announcing an expansion of a statewide program to find permanent homes for older children in foster care during National Adoption Month. Children’s Home…
Rank this Week: 415

Missouri Divorce and Family Law…

Missouri Divorce and Family Law Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    New Missouri Child Support Guidelines in Effect as of July 1, 2017
    Effective July 1, 2017, Missouri’s New Form 14 and new Child Support Guidelines took effect.  Notable changes to the previous law include: Changes to the presumed amounts in the chart, especially at the lower and higher income…
Rank this Week: 467

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: 419

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
  • Nov 17

    Do’s and Don’ts of Tenant Screening

    Do’s and Don’ts of Tenant Screening
    Residential landlords have the right to choose the best tenant they can find. That probably means a tenant who seems most able to comply with the lease terms, pay the rent on time, avoid damaging the premises, and refrain from disturbing…
  • Nov 15

    How to Shorten or Extend Time for Your Motion

    How to Shorten or Extend Time for Your Motion
    The timing on making motions is both a procedural and a tactical matter. Sometimes you’ll need a hearing date that’s sooner than would be normally possible, and other times you’ll want to file a notice of motion or get a…
  • Nov 13

    Providing for a Pet After Its Owner Dies: Pet Trust

    Providing for a Pet After Its Owner Dies: Pet Trust
    Pets play an important part in the lives of many people, and pet owners often want to arrange for the financial support and care of their animals after the owner dies. To make this happen, the best option is usually to include specific…
Rank this Week: 488

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Nov 16

    Home and away

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

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

    Don’t abandon separating families in Brexit, say legal group
    Three influential family law bodies have today warned that a lack of progress on Brexit negotiations could leave tens of thousands of families and children in limbo.Resolution, the Family Law Bar Association and the International Academy of…
  • Nov 12

    News Essentials: 13th November 2017

    News Essentials: 13th November 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSCafcass private law demandIn October 2017, Cafcass received a total of 3,916 new private law cases. This is a 16% increase compared with those received in…
Rank this Week: 602

Lancaster Law Blog

Lancaster Law Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning, family law, and nonprofit law information for Lancaster County and Pennsylvania residents. From Russell, Krafft & Gruber.

http://www.lancasterlawblog.com/
  • Nov 16

    Are Short-Term Rentals Permitted In Your Neighborhood?

    Are Short-Term Rentals Permitted In Your Neighborhood?
    Short-term vacation home rentals – such as Airbnb, HomeAway, VRBO and others – are becoming more and more common today.  They are present not only in traditional vacation spots such as the Poconos, but more and more in every…
  • Nov 14

    Fun Facts about the Landis Valley Museum

    Fun Facts about the Landis Valley Museum
    I have served on the Board of Directors of the Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum for the past five years and have had the privilege of serving as Board President for the last two years. As you might imagine, I really enjoy this…
  • Nov 13

    Yes, the “Feel” of Your Technology Matter

    Yes, the “Feel” of Your Technology Matter
    Many technology enthusiasts subscribe to the theory that to appear on the cutting edge they need to always upgrade to the latest version. The latest software patch, the latest device, etc. I, on the other hand, have always felt like an…
Rank this Week: 592

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/
  • Nov 16

    3 Tips for Beating the Pre-Holiday Blue

    3 Tips for Beating the Pre-Holiday Blue
    3 Tips for Beating the Pre-Holiday Blues Divorce brings about so many changes in the lives of everyone it touches. While this is apparent on a daily level, this feeling of change is often magnified when special dates like holidays come…
  • Nov 14

    It Takes A Village

    It Takes A Village
    It Takes A Village Single parents often need to be resilient to accommodate the great and ever-present need for flexibility when co-parenting. At some point, no matter the family arrangement, parents will need to reach beyond their…
  • Nov 9

    3 Factors That Can Impact The Length of A Divorce

    3 Factors That Can Impact The Length of A Divorce
    3 Factors That Can Impact The Length of A Divorce The question of how long a divorce will take isn't one that can be answered the same way for everyone. While this is the case, some may be wondering how long their divorce should take before…
Rank this Week: 533

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/
  • Nov 14

    Emotional Divorce Can Often Occur Before The Actual Divorce

    Emotional Divorce Can Often Occur Before The Actual Divorce
    Emotional divorce can occur when partners become emotionally separated from the marriage. There are some spouses who get emotionally separated even before their divorce. There are other people for whom the process starts after the divorce…
  • Nov 13

    Factors Considered In Granting Grandparent Custody & Visitation Right

    Factors Considered In Granting Grandparent Custody & Visitation Right
    The laws for visitation rights of the grandparents may vary from state to state. Over the years, decisions taken by the courts have undergone a lot of changes. Thus, each state has a different set of laws and rules. Grandparents are only…
  • Oct 30

    Understanding The California Domestic Partnership Law

    Understanding The California Domestic Partnership Law
    The California Domestic Partnership Law was cemented by Assembly Bill 2015. The bill states that registered domestic partners will have equal rights, benefits and protections like spouses. They will also be subjected to same responsibilities,…
Rank this Week: 506

Ohio Family Law Blog

Ohio Family Law Blog

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

http://www.hcmmlaw.com/blog
  • Nov 11

    LEGAL ALERT: New Tax Proposal Will Eliminate Spousal Support Deduction in 2018!

    LEGAL ALERT: New Tax Proposal Will Eliminate Spousal Support Deduction in 2018!
    The Implications Of The New 2018 Tax Proposal On Your Divorce. Are you planning on continuing your divorce case into next year? The new tax proposal recently unveiled may make you think twice.
  • Nov 4

    Blast From The Past: I Want to Keep the House, But Should I?

    Blast From The Past: I Want to Keep the House, But Should I?
    I Want to Keep the House, But Should I? This is one of the questions I am asked all of the time. Of course, the correct answer is "It depends." The home often accounts for a large percentage of the entire marital estate.
  • Oct 28

    Eviction: An Ohio Landlord’s Primer to Eviction

    Eviction: An Ohio Landlord’s Primer to Eviction
    Eviction rules in Ohio. a primer. Should one get into the landlord-tenant business, one will probably, at some point, have to deal with evicting a tenant.
Rank this Week: 557

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Texas Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By McClure Law Group.

http://www.texasdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    Temporary Spousal Maintenance in Texa

    Temporary Spousal Maintenance in Texa
    In a recent Texas spousal maintenance case, a husband appealed from a final divorce decree. He claimed the court made a mistake by awarding the wife $1,500 in spousal maintenance, awarding temporary spousal support of $2,500 each month,…
  • Sep 4

    Texas Final Divorce Decree Includes Error But Stand

    Texas Final Divorce Decree Includes Error But Stand
    In a recent Texas divorce case, the plaintiff appealed from a trial court order related to property division in a divorce. The case arose when a couple signed a mediated settlement agreement that indicated a particular brokerage account would…
  • Aug 21

    Husband Asks for Marriage to be Declared Void in Texa

    Husband Asks for Marriage to be Declared Void in Texa
    In a recent Texas divorce case, a husband appealed from a divorce decree. He and his wife married in 2014, and they had a son in the same year. In the following year, he petitioned the court to declare that their marriage was void, claiming…
Rank this Week: 538

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

The Kielich Law Firm Blog

Covers employment law, personal injury and family law issues related to Texas and federal law.

http://kielichlawfirm.com/blog
  • Feb 16

    Spousal support in Texa

    Spousal support in Texa
    There is no guarantee of alimony or spousal maintenance in a Texas divorce. Texas, like many states, changed its family relations laws (our Texas Family Code) in recent decades to curb the power of family court judges in Fort Worth, Dallas,…
  • Feb 8

    7 Tips for Taking FMLA Leave — Fort Worth Employment Attorney

    7 Tips for Taking FMLA Leave — Fort Worth Employment Attorney
    Most of my work with clients involves helping clients after they have sought FMLA leave and the employer has already violated their FMLA rights but it’s equally as important that employees understand how to properly exercise their…
  • Feb 1

    Enforcing child support with child support liens and QDROs with Bedford Divorce Attorney

    Enforcing child support with child support liens and QDROs with Bedford Divorce Attorney
    Unpaid child support is a serious problems for many families where the child support may be the difference between keeping food on the table or lights on in the home. Enforcing child support in court can be a challenge when the child support…
Rank this Week: 535

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Supreme Court, Bronx County

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

    Supreme Court, Bronx County

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

    Supreme Court, Bronx County

    Supreme Court, Bronx County
    A Bronx Estate Litigation Lawyer said that, defendant-appellant moved pursuant to CPLR 510(1) to change the venue of the instant matter from Bronx County to Westchester County more than three years after the commencement of the action and…
Rank this Week: 491

Cardozo Law Student Chapter -…

Cardozo Law Student Chapter - Children's Rights Institute

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

http://www.childrensrightsinstitute.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 575

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Covers South Carolina divorce, custody and family law issues. By Gregory S. Forman.

http://www.gregoryforman.com
  • Nov 15

    Supreme Court finds valuation of Greek farm preserved for appeal–remands issue to Court of Appeal

    Supreme Court finds valuation of Greek farm preserved for appeal–remands issue to Court of Appeal
    The November 15, 2017 Supreme Court opinion in Conits v. Conits granted Husband’s petition for a writ of certiorari, dispensed with further briefing, and reversed the Court of Appeals opinion in Conits v. Conits, 417 S.C. 127, 789…
  • Nov 7

    How automatic discovery has changed my family law practice

    How automatic discovery has changed my family law practice
    It’s been six months since the South Carolina Supreme Court mandated automatic discovery in family court. I didn’t expect this rule change to change my practice. It has. As I’ve noted before, serving discovery can be a way…
  • Nov 2

    Free Mental Health Ethics CLE for Young South Carolina Lawyer

    Free Mental Health Ethics CLE for Young South Carolina Lawyer
    On November 10, 2017 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. I will be lecturing at the Charleston School of Law on “Preserving one’s sanity when one starts practicing law: advice for a new licensed attorney (or what my older self wishes my…
Rank this Week: 722

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
  • Nov 13

    CRIMINAL JURY TRIAL JUDGES MANUAL “A Step by Step Guide From the Beginning of Trial Thru the Return of Verdict”

    CRIMINAL JURY TRIAL JUDGES MANUAL “A Step by Step Guide From the Beginning of Trial Thru the Return of Verdict”
    In 2013 I published a Criminal Jury Trial Manual for Judges and Attorneys that covered every step of a Jury Trial from the pre-trial conference thru the return of verdict. It serves a dual purpose. For judges it serves as … Continue…
  • Sep 24

    EXPOSING IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS DURING JURY SELECTION…HOW?

    EXPOSING IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS DURING JURY SELECTION…HOW?
      Attorneys, judges and jurors all want to see themselves as fair, equitable, and rational, yet studies show that despite our best intentions none of us are free from bias. Implicit bias refers to unconsciously held biases that do not…
  • Jul 24

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW
    PERSONAL UPDATE: I woke up this morning realizing that it had been 6 months since my last post. One of the drawbacks to the aging process is that time seems to pass so much faster than when we were younger. … Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 728

Texas Collaborative Law Blog

Texas Collaborative Law Blog

Provides information about the Texas approach to Collaborative Law. By Dick Price.

http://texascollaborativelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    What Should You Do if Your Spouse Gives You a List of Suggested Attorneys for a Collaborative Divorce?

    What Should You Do if Your Spouse Gives You a List of Suggested Attorneys for a Collaborative Divorce?
    Although you might be tempted to run hard in the opposite direction, this is not a bad or scary thing. You may not want a divorce, but if your spouse wants it, a divorce will be granted eventually. The list you receive may be the key to…
  • Sep 1

    Why Negotiating Outside the Meetings is a Bad Idea

    Why Negotiating Outside the Meetings is a Bad Idea
    Some people will always be tempted to try to negotiate parts of their settlement outside the Collaborative meetings.  Sometimes, both parties want to do it, but most often it's just one of the parties who tries to engage their spouse in…
  • Jun 1

    Don't Be a Lone Ranger!

    Don't Be a Lone Ranger!
    When you're going through a divorce, even using Collaborative Law, it's sometimes frustrating.  It may seem like things are moving too slow or too fast, or that things aren't going your way and your spouse if getting whatever he or she…
Rank this Week: 719

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: 690

Alabama Divorce & Family Law…

Alabama Divorce & Family Law Attorney Blog

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

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

    Alabama Grandparent Visitation Right

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

    Alabama Grandparent Visitation Right

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

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

    Can You End Up Back in Court After Your Alabama Divorce Is Final?
    Many people are relieved when a court has finalized an Alabama divorce. An Alabama divorce decree generally brings to an end and extremely difficult and emotionally draining process. It also serves as a jumping point for former spouses to…
Rank this Week: 659

Nashville Probate and Disability…

Nashville Probate and Disability Law Journal

Covers disability, wills, probate and elder law. By Norris & Norris, PLC.

http://www.nashvilleprobateanddisabilitylawblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    Giving Away the House

    Giving Away the House
    Posted by Barbara Moss. "We gave away our house last week to our two children. We want to be able to qualify for Medicaid without the government getting all our money." That's how my interview with two potential clients…
  • Jan 14

    Living Independently in Old Age

    Living Independently in Old Age
    Posted by Barbara Moss. My mother wanted to live at home as long as possible. Fortunately for her, when that was no longer possible, she was able to pay some of the capital from the sale of her home for a spot in an assisted living…
  • Jan 3

    Paying for Nursing Home Care

    Paying for Nursing Home Care
    Posted by Barbara Moss. As I've written in a prior post (December 19, 2012), Medicare pays only a limited amount toward nursing home care and then only when there has been a 3-day hospital admission first. People who enter a nursing home…
Rank this Week: 774

California Divorce and Family Law

California Divorce and Family Law

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

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

    The Best Thing to do After Divorce or Breakup: Yoga

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

    'Gray Divorces' rising

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

    Stevie Wonder files for divorce

    Stevie Wonder files for divorce
    Stevie Wonder, 62, is ending his 11-year marriage to fashion designer Kai Millard Morris. According to a report at www.tmz.com, the Saginaw-born Wonder filed for divorce Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court using his legal name: Stevland…
Rank this Week: 687

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

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

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

    Level the Playing Field While Preparing Finances for Divorce

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

    Tips for Stepparents Entering a Blended Family 

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

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

    Harding & Associates Family Law Named a Tier 1 Best Law Firm
    Today it was announced that Harding & Associates Family Law has been included in the 2018 Best Law Firms list published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. In particular the firm has been included in the Tier 1 Listing for…
Rank this Week: 988

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

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

    Toronto Lawyer’s $2 Million Dollar Fraud Conviction Upheld

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

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

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

    Trial Debacle Leads to Freedom for Pedophile From Nova Scotia

    Trial Debacle Leads to Freedom for Pedophile From Nova Scotia
    Despite what you hear or read, you can’t blame Ernest MacIntosh for the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision to quash his convictions for sex charges involving young boys in the 1970’s. (R. v. MacIntosh 2013 SCC 23) A…
Rank this Week: 887

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/
  • Nov 15

    Indiana Drunk Driving Accidents Targeted With New Breathalyzer

    Indiana Drunk Driving Accidents Targeted With New Breathalyzer
    Drunk driving in Indiana kills more than 200 people a year on average, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. As part of an effort to address this, Nwitimes.com reports the Hammond Police Department is among the…
  • Nov 1

    Indiana Supreme Court Rules on Employer Liability for Employee Negligence

    Indiana Supreme Court Rules on Employer Liability for Employee Negligence
    When a worker acting in the course and scope of employment is negligent and causes injuries or death to another person, there are two ways the employer could be held liable: Vicarious liability, through the legal doctrine of respondeat…
  • Oct 18

    Indiana Appeals Court: Vehicle Insured but Denied Coverage is Uninsured for UM Purpose

    Indiana Appeals Court: Vehicle Insured but Denied Coverage is Uninsured for UM Purpose
    In an issue of first impression, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled recently in an Indiana car accident lawsuit that a vehicle that is insured but denied coverage following a crash should be considered uninsured under state law.  The…
Rank this Week: 865

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/
  • Nov 14

    Getting Through Thanksgiving and the Holidays When Your Relationship is Over

    Getting Through Thanksgiving and the Holidays When Your Relationship is Over
    The holidays are a time for family and celebration. If you’re dealing with a strained relationship, and you plan to file for divorce, the season that normally brings cheer only makes things more difficult. If children are involved,…
  • Nov 14

    4 Divorce Challenges that Are Unique to High Net Worth Couple

    4 Divorce Challenges that Are Unique to High Net Worth Couple
    The saying “choose your battles” might apply to any divorce proceeding, but it’s especially pertinent to those involving high net worth. Wealthy couples may need to manage more material assets and property, and divorce often…
  • Nov 1

    3 Fascinating Podcasts About Divorce

    3 Fascinating Podcasts About Divorce
    A divorce can be draining emotionally. It’s difficult to keep track of all the steps involved; to fight through the obstacles that appear often out of nowhere; and to balance life, work, your finances, your children, your mental health…
Rank this Week: 1051

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/
  • Nov 13

    Appellate Division Upholds Trial Court’s Issuance of Final Restraining Order on Grounds of Harassment

    Appellate Division Upholds Trial Court’s Issuance of Final Restraining Order on Grounds of Harassment
    On November 8, 2017, the New Jersey Appellate Division issued the unpublished opinion in the domestic violence case of J.R. v. C.R. (A-4936-15) affirming the issuance of a final restraining order (FRO) entered against J.R. who was in a…
  • Nov 3

    How Young is Too Young to Marry?

    How Young is Too Young to Marry?
    Marriage is not as popular as it once was.  Based on 2011 data available to the Pew Research Center, barely half of all adults in the United States were married, which was a record low.  In 1960, 72% of all adults ages 18 and older…
  • Oct 27

    Family Part Court Rule Amendments – 2017 (Part II)

    Family Part Court Rule Amendments – 2017 (Part II)
    In my last blog post I noted that effective September 1, 2017 a number of Court Rules directly impacting upon Family Part practice had been approved by our Supreme Court. I summarized and discussed a number of those Amendments. In this blog…
Rank this Week: 828

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 13

    Ben Stevens Sworn-In as Vice President of the AAML

    Ben Stevens Sworn-In as Vice President of the AAML
    We are proud to announce that our Senior Partner, Ben Stevens, has been elected and sworn-in at this year's meeting to a three-year term as a Vice-President.
  • Oct 24

    Family Court Trials in South Carolina

    Family Court Trials in South Carolina
    South Carolina family courts are courts of equity, which means that the parties are asking for remedies, not damages. Money and other property are certainly an issue in domestic litigation, but the final decisions are made by judges, not…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 916

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 1021

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers the divorce process. By Ramos Law Firm.

http://www.ramosfamilylaw.com/houstondivorceblog/
  • Nov 2

    Ramos Law Group Launched New Website to Provide Family Law Services and Educational Resource

    Ramos Law Group Launched New Website to Provide Family Law Services and Educational Resource
    Mary E. Ramos is a Board Certified Houston Divorce Lawyer and Family Law Attorney Houston, TX- Oct 2nd, 2017: Ramos Law Group, PLLC, an award-winning family law firm, is pleased to announce the launch of their new and improved website. The…
  • Sep 29

    Hurricane Harvey: It Starts With You! Volunteer Today!

    Hurricane Harvey: It Starts With You! Volunteer Today!
    It’s been almost one month to the day that Hurricane Harvey wrecked havoc on the city of Houston and surrounding towns. At the time, no one quite knew what to expect and what the days and months to come would hold. From the first…
  • Mar 28

    Protected: Electronic Communications – Client’s Only

    Protected: Electronic Communications – Client’s Only
    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Electronic Communications – Client’s Only appeared first on Houston Divorce Lawyers | Ramos Law Group, PLLC.
Rank this Week: 818

619 Divorce Blog

619 Divorce Blog

Covers San Diego Family Law and Divorce.

http://619divorce.com/blog/
  • Oct 31

    Are You Ready for Halloween Co-Parenting?

    Are You Ready for Halloween Co-Parenting?
    For parents that are figuring out their co-parenting schedule, Halloween can be a tough one. Every parent wants to share in the joy of Halloween night. Maybe you’ve decided to be the one to go to the kid’s school party while the…
  • Oct 23

    10 Jobs with the Highest Divorce Rate

    10 Jobs with the Highest Divorce Rate
    We all need to work. But what happens when that job interferes with our marriage? Certain jobs are more likely to lead to divorce than others. Check out the following 10 jobs that have the highest rate of divorce associated with them. 10 Jobs…
  • Oct 18

    10 Risk Factors for Divorce

    10 Risk Factors for Divorce
    Are you at risk for divorce?  According to relationship experts, there are divorce “risk factors.” Read on to read what the top 10 are. 10 Risk Factors for Divorce Like risk factors for heart disease or liver cancer, the…
Rank this Week: 989

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.texasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 26

    Does the Rise of Online Dating Have Anything to Do with Falling Divorce Rates?

    Does the Rise of Online Dating Have Anything to Do with Falling Divorce Rates?
    Now more than ever, today’s romantics are meeting online. Online dating blew up as soon as the internet hit the mainstream—the first online dating site, Match.com, went live as early as 1995. Now, more 40 million Americans are…
  • Oct 25

    New Illinois Law Pushes for Divorces to Be More “Collaborative”

    New Illinois Law Pushes for Divorces to Be More “Collaborative”
    State legislators in Illinois have passed a new law that sanctions a new, team-based approach to divorces, encouraging a more amicable way to dissolve marriages. Although divorces, by their nature, tend to be acrimonious, the Illinois…
  • Oct 21

    What Should You Do With The Family Home During A Divorce?

    What Should You Do With The Family Home During A Divorce?
    After making the decision of ending your marriage with your soon-to-be ex-spouse, you have to brace yourself for even tougher decisions during the course of your divorce. For starters, you need to decide as early as now what you intend to do…
Rank this Week: 853

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Covers California divorce and family law blog, with a focus on Orange County.

http://www.farzadlaw.com/family-law-articles/
  • Oct 8

    How to Get Custody as a Father? The Answer May Surprise You

    How to Get Custody as a Father? The Answer May Surprise You
    How to get custody as a father? Whether that is full custody from the mother or joint custody with the mother, a father must plan and prepare carefully to obtain custody. We should know. We have represented many fathers who found themselves…
  • Sep 6

    Contested Divorce in California – Meaning, Procedure and Cost

    Contested Divorce in California – Meaning, Procedure and Cost
    What is a contested divorce in California? What is its procedure? How long does a contested divorce in California take? These are all great questions so let’s get started and go through each and more. Contested divorce in California…
  • Aug 12

    Family Code 271 Attorney’s Fees and Cost

    Family Code 271 Attorney’s Fees and Cost
    Family Code 271 is one of the most powerful code sections in California family law. Family Code 271 allows for sanctions in the form of attorney’s fees and costs when a family law litigant violates its policy. What does Family Code 271…
Rank this Week: 926

NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

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

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

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

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

    Where Should Custody and Parenting Issues Be Decided?

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

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

    Right Against Self-Incrimination Preserved for Parents in Cases Involving Child Sexual Abuse
    Thankfully, sexual abuse allegations against parents do not often arise in the context of a divorce typical. However, when those scenarios do arise, they bring lawyers, litigants and judges alike in to unchartered territory where they…
Rank this Week: 886

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

Covers divorce, spousal support and property division in California. By the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford, APC.

http://www.sandiegodivorceattorneysblog.com/
  • May 28

    Types of Expert

    Types of Expert
    In a previous blog, we talked about different classes of experts (Joint, Hired Gun, Review) employed in family law cases.  In this blog, we will talk about the different “types” of experts we use in family law.  Forensic…
  • May 24

    Hiring an Expert in Your Family Law Case

    Hiring an Expert in Your Family Law Case
    Lawyers love to make jokes about how bad we are at math.  Often those jokes include statements like, “if I were good at math I would have become an engineer” or if “I was good at math and science I would be a doctor not…
  • May 21

    Divorce Insurance

    Divorce Insurance
    A new product has just come on the market that may have piqued your interest if you are going through a divorce: Divorce Insurance. That’s right, you read correctly, divorce insurance actually exists! A man named Richard Zizian, a legal…
Rank this Week: 1032

Rochester Family Lawyer Blog

Rochester Family Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Expanding Definition of What It Means to Be a Parent

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

    Final Custody Determination Requires a Plenary Hearing

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

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

    Parent Who Is Prevented From Seeing Child By Other Spouse Is Not Obligated To Pay Child Support
    I have previously written about situations where a child becomes constructively emancipated as a result of the child’s refusal to have contact with the parent.  What happens in situations where a parent is prevented from seeing the…
Rank this Week: 968

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…
Rank this Week: 855

Albuquerque Divorce Lawyer Blog

Albuquerque Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Domestic Violence Charges Challenging for Military Personnel

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

    Domestic Violence Charges Challenging for Military Personnel

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

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

    Taking the Kids Out of State for Summer Vacation Requires Planning and Agreement
    Questions surrounding summer vacation start coming up frequently this time of year.  One of the big and more common questions that arise is the respective parents’ rights to take the kids out of state for summer vacation.  In…
Rank this Week: 952