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Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

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

    Will Ireland's Abortion Laws Be Changed May 25?

    Will Ireland's Abortion Laws Be Changed May 25?
    From BBC News: A referendum will take place on 25 May on whether to reform Ireland's strict abortion laws. The vote will decide whether to repeal a constitutional amendment that effectively bans terminations. It will be the country's sixth…
  • May 23

    Parents Evict Son

    Parents Evict Son
    From CNN: A 30-year-old man didn't get the message that it was time to move out of his parents' home, even after they left him five notices and an offer of cash to help find new digs. The New York...
  • May 23

    Irish Referendum on Abortion

    Irish Referendum on Abortion
    From CNN: Come May 25, Ireland will go to the polls in a referendum on whether to repeal the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution, which says a fetus has an equal right to life as the mother. A yes vote...
Rank this Week: 55

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: 115

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/
  • May 3

    Did your spouse acquire an interest in your separate property home or vice-versa? (Moore-Marsden)

    Did your spouse acquire an interest in your separate property home or vice-versa? (Moore-Marsden)
    You or your spouse bought a house before getting married. You and/or your spouse used your salaries, bonuses or passive income earned during marriage to make improvements or pay the mortgage. Now, you’re legally separating or…
  • Feb 2

    Don’t give up on your dreams because of your divorce

    Don’t give up on your dreams because of your divorce
    As a divorced-divorce lawyer, I know firsthand that divorce can knock the wind out of your sails, and kick you when you’re down. Over the last thirty years, I’ve been engaged, married, divorced, and cohabited. I made the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 162

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/
  • May 21

    Does Having ADHD Predispose You to Divorce?

    Does Having ADHD Predispose You to Divorce?
    ADHD’s not just for kids; experts estimate that four percent of the adult population in the United States lives with the disorder. Some mask symptoms well; others find themselves in a state of constant disarray. For many, this spills…
  • May 14

    Getting Separated From Someone Who Has Dementia — How to Handle It

    Getting Separated From Someone Who Has Dementia — How to Handle It
    Separation and divorce are increasingly common among seniors. From pensions to placement in assisted living facilities, these splits hold unique repercussions for older couples. Not all complications involve retirement, however. If your…
  • May 7

    Finding an Attorney Who Doesn’t Violate Your Value

    Finding an Attorney Who Doesn’t Violate Your Value
    Your ideal attorney needs so much more than a long resume. This person should share your most cherished values. How do you determine what values, exactly, your most promising legal prospects hold? Read on to find out: Determine What You…
Rank this Week: 232

Child Custody Attorney~In the…

Child Custody Attorney~In the Trenches

Covers child custody and family law issues. By Arlaine Rockey.

http://childcustodyattorney.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    GATHER EVIDENCE TO HELP YOUR CHILD CUSTODY CASE

    GATHER EVIDENCE TO HELP YOUR CHILD CUSTODY CASE
    WIN CHILD CUSTODY:  HOW TO HELP YOUR LAWYER HELP YOU By Attorney Arlaine Rockey © 2014PART 2:  GATHER EVIDENCE TO HELP YOUR CUSTODY CASE There are two main kinds of evidence in a custody case:  witnesses and…
  • Aug 31

    HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR CHILD CUSTODY CONSULTATION

    HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR CHILD CUSTODY CONSULTATION
    WIN CHILD CUSTODY:HOW TO HELP YOUR LAWYER HELP YOU By Attorney Arlaine Rockey [1]© 2014 PART 1:  HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR CUSTODY CONSULTATION Child custody disputes are not pretty.  If you and the other…
  • Dec 2

    Combating False Allegations of Parental Alienation (PAS)

    Combating False Allegations of Parental Alienation (PAS)
    Abusers sometimes use false allegations of parental alienation against the protective parent to help deflect away from the abuse allegations and to turn the tables on the protective parent. Unfortunately, it works. Thus, as a protective…
Rank this Week: 226

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • May 17

    Can My Child Come Live With Me?

    Can My Child Come Live With Me?
    Question: My son has really struggled academically over the last couple years since his mom and I divorced. He has persistently expressed the desire to come live with me so he can get better help in school. My wife and I have discussed this…
  • May 8

    3 Ways Children Act Out During Divorce

    3 Ways Children Act Out During Divorce
    Children of divorce are forced to adjust to so many dramatic changes. As difficult as your divorce might be for you, at least you have the prospect of starting your life anew and escaping an unhappy relationship. Children of divorce must…
  • Apr 26

    An Age-By-Age Guide For Helping Children Through Divorce

    An Age-By-Age Guide For Helping Children Through Divorce
    Research tells us that children of divorce face many risks. It is a major challenge for kids to cope with the drastic change that is inevitable after their parents split and that adjustment is even tougher if they are exposed to the conflict…
Rank this Week: 264

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/
  • Jun 27

    How Do You Make a Smart Decision About Something Deeply Personal? A Look At the Science

    How Do You Make a Smart Decision About Something Deeply Personal? A Look At the Science
    You make important decisions every day, but not all hold the same emotional weight. Personal decisions can be uniquely difficult to make; what if your emotions steer you the wrong way? No worries; the latest research offers valuable…
  • Jun 19

    Adopting a Sibling Group: Instant Family

    Adopting a Sibling Group: Instant Family
    An unfortunate fact of foster care and adoption: many children are separated not only from their birth parents, but also from their siblings. This problem can be mitigated by parents who adopt multiple children at once, but it takes a special…
  • Jun 13

    The New Science of Paternity Testing

    The New Science of Paternity Testing
    Utter the phrase 'paternity testing' and you might picture a chaotic scene straight from Maury. In the real world, however, paternity testing looks little like the drama-heavy version portrayed on television. Dealing with paternity issues?…
Rank this Week: 330

Kevin Hickey Law Blog

Kevin Hickey Law Blog

Covers divorce, child custody and family law issues, focused on Arkansas law.

http://kevinhickeylaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 7

    Narcissists: Part 1

    Narcissists: Part 1
    Narcissists. They’re everywhere. Many of them are well-loved, charming, charismatic people with devoted followers. In fact, they have a line of would-be followers that seems endless. The chances are high that you’ve date one, and…
  • Oct 30

    Halloween: Make It A Treat

    Halloween: Make It A Treat
    Trunk or Treat? The traditional door-to-door outing? Then, there’s the costume decision–you know it changes at least three times–a princess? A jedi? A dragon? A ninja? A ninja-princess-dragon? Your kids relish the magic…
  • Oct 23

    Letters Never Sent

    Letters Never Sent
    I read a lot about divorce. A lot. There’s good information out there, and then there’s absolute crap. Many sites post stuff I just consider “filler.” I usually skim over the filler and head for the information I need…
Rank this Week: 389

Ohio Social Security Disability…

Ohio Social Security Disability Blog

Covers family law, criminal law, and social security SSD/SSI ssues in Ohio. By the Law Offices of John T. Nicholson.

http://www.johntnicholson.com/ohiolawblog/
Rank this Week: 365

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
  • May 23

    Parenting Plans Explained | Illinois Joint Parenting Agreement

    Parenting Plans Explained | Illinois Joint Parenting Agreement
    In this article, we will examine the important details of Illinois parenting plans to determine the allocation of parenting time and responsibility in divorce and paternity cases, including how to file a parenting plan, what’s typically…
  • May 21

    Illinois Divorce Forms Explained

    Illinois Divorce Forms Explained
    In this article we will explain the forms necessary for a couple to file for a divorce in Illinois, including “where to find the required forms for an Illinois divorce,” “What are the Required Forms for an Illinois…
  • May 17

    How to Respond to a Restraining Order | Illinois Orders of Protection

    How to Respond to a Restraining Order | Illinois Orders of Protection
    In this article, we will explain how to respond to a restraining order or order of protection in Illinois, including how to file a response to an Illinois restraining order, what to do at the court hearing, and your right to appeal if the…
Rank this Week: 476

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/
  • May 23

    What is a Gun Trust?

    What is a Gun Trust?
    A gun trust can be used to stay in compliance with federal, state, and local laws that apply to certain firearms. These trusts may be called NFA Gun Trusts because they are used for weapons covered by the National Firearms Act. Without a gun…
  • May 23

    When Does a Seizure Occur?

    When Does a Seizure Occur?
    We have all seen this scenario play out on TV: the cops approach a suspect, the suspect immediately begins to flee, and, as he flees, he throws down drugs or a weapon.  Undoubtedly, the cops giving chase will find the drugs and attempt…
  • May 21

    How to Enforce a Custody Order

    How to Enforce a Custody Order
    Once a court approves your child custody order, it is legally binding on both parties. Neither parent can decide to disregard the custody order without taking the appropriate steps to request a modification to the order. But what if your ex…
Rank this Week: 460

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • May 22

    30-Year-Old Son Evicted by Court Order from Parent’s Home

    30-Year-Old Son Evicted by Court Order from Parent’s Home
    Today a judge in New York ordered “deadbeat” son Michael Rotondo to “get a life” and move out. Rotondo, an unemployed millennial, has taken advantage of his parent’s goodwill for over 8 years with nary a…
  • May 17

    Extra Fee for Excellent Result in Family Law Case Denied by Ontario Court

    Extra Fee for Excellent Result in Family Law Case Denied by Ontario Court
    The law in Canada generally prohibits lawyers from entering into a contingency fee agreement with clients in family law cases. In Ontario there is an absolute prohibition, while in British Columbia, it is permissible so long as the matter…
  • May 9

    The Door Slams Shut on Ex-Wife Who Wants More Spousal Support

    The Door Slams Shut on Ex-Wife Who Wants More Spousal Support
    In a sensible decision handed down today by the BC Court of Appeal, (Sandy v. Sandy 2018 BCCA 182) a former spouse has learned that the trial judge’s order that she could come back to the “well” after a final settlement of…
Rank this Week: 431

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • May 21

    Will the Hague Child Custody Laws Affect Your Child's Summer Vacation?

    Will the Hague Child Custody Laws Affect Your Child's Summer Vacation?
    When you allow your child to travel out of the country without you, what you don't know about that country's law may affect your rights if the child doesn't come home. Read more about how the Hague Convention may affect your custody rights.
  • May 15

    My Ex is Violating Our Child Custody Order, What Happens Next?

    My Ex is Violating Our Child Custody Order, What Happens Next?
    We get calls every week from potential clients who have questions about what they need to do if the other parent is not following the court order. Read our blog to find out more:
  • May 14

    During a South Carolina Divorce, Focus on What's in Your Control

    During a South Carolina Divorce, Focus on What's in Your Control
    Divorce and other South Carolina family court cases can be very stressful, but there are ways to control that stress by focusing on things that you can control during the process. Read our blog to find out more.
Rank this Week: 486

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • May 17

    Save Yourself from Insanity!

    Save Yourself from Insanity!
    Michael Busby There comes a point in almost every marriage where the married couple just can’t seem to reach reconciliation. In some cases, this period doesn’t pass at all, and the brooding unrest leads to required divorce……
  • May 10

    How can you Establish Legal Paternity and Rights and Obligations thereof in Houston?

    How can you Establish Legal Paternity and Rights and Obligations thereof in Houston?
    Michael Busby One of the ranging debates in and out of courts is how best the legislation can enshrine the legal rights of a man proved to be the blood relation of a child. A lot of lawsuits have been brought to the Houston courts to…
  • May 4

    How to make your day in court a pleasant experience

    How to make your day in court a pleasant experience
    Michael Busby Your Jersey Village divorce lawyer may have forgotten to tell you how to be on your best behavior in court, or he may have told you some of the requirements, or he may have avoided to tell you altogether because he don’t…
Rank this Week: 469

Georgia Family Law Blog

Georgia Family Law Blog

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

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

    We're Moving!

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

    We're Moving!

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

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?
    As a Cobb County divorce attorney, many clients ask me what the Social Security consequences would be if they were divorced. Many questions need to be answered.          Experts at AARP and the Social Security Administration provide this…
Rank this Week: 440

Child Custody Blog

Child Custody Blog

Covers child custody, divorce, and family law matters.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    The Coaching Commons Article on The Custody Coach™ by Mark Joyella
    The Custody Coach™: Can a Coach Be an Advocate, Educator and…a Coach? by Mark Joyella You’ve heard of the “coach approach.” But what, exactly, is the Child Custody Coach™ approach? Steven Carlson says he identified the child…
Rank this Week: 454

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: 455

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
  • May 23

    12 Grounds for Objecting to Interrogatorie

    12 Grounds for Objecting to Interrogatorie
    Interrogatories play a key role in litigation: They’re used to gather potential evidence to support a party’s contentions, including facts, witnesses, and writings, or to determine what contentions an opposing party is planning to…
  • May 21

    How Far Does a Landowner’s Liability Go?

    How Far Does a Landowner’s Liability Go?
    Landowners’ duty to maintain their premises in a reasonably safe condition has a pretty far reach, but the California Supreme Court recently curbed it. A landowner’s duty extends to all areas that (1) visitors are expressly or…
  • May 18

    5 Ways Lawyers Can Maximize Their Time

    5 Ways Lawyers Can Maximize Their Time
    The following is a guest blog post by Ritu Goswamy, Esq. Ritu is a lawyer, author, and legal productivity consultant. Her New Billable Hour™ system allows lawyers to expand their time by billing themselves first. Ritu’s first…
Rank this Week: 561

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • May 5

    Left in the lurch

    Left in the lurch
    Last week District Judge Read (no relation) published a shocking judgment. I have been thinking about it a lot, waiting for enough quiet time to write down my thoughts about it. I am very bothered by it. The judgment is here : JY v RY…
  • Apr 24

    Transparency in the Family Courts: Publicity and Privacy in Practice

    Transparency in the Family Courts: Publicity and Privacy in Practice
    Today seems like a good day to give you a little preview of my forthcoming book, written with Julie Doughty and Paul Magrath - the rather lovely Foreword written by Sir Andrew McFarlane, soon to be President of the Family Division…
  • Apr 22

    It’s not my job to believe you – here’s why

    It’s not my job to believe you – here’s why
    I had to do the 'it's not my job to believe you' talk to a client recently. I thought it might be a useful topic to discuss on the blog, because it is so often a source of worry and confusion for people unfamiliar with taking advice from a…
Rank this Week: 555

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: 567

Texas Family Law Blog

Texas Family Law Blog

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

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

    What to Know About Child Custody Before Going to Court

    What to Know About Child Custody Before Going to Court
      Child custody is undeniably one of the major issues debated on in the wake of a divorce. In divorces that involve children, child custody and conservatorship is an issue that always comes up. One of the most commonly discussed issues…
  • May 18

    When Child Support Does Not Follow the Statutory Guideline

    When Child Support Does Not Follow the Statutory Guideline
      Child support is a sensitive matter that is usually based on statutory guidelines. Unfortunately, in some cases, these statutory guidelines may not be applicable. These guidelines are from the Texas Family Code, which states the level…
  • May 14

    The Role of an Ad Litem in a Custody Case

    The Role of an Ad Litem in a Custody Case
     Ad litem in a Texas Family Law case is unfortunately not a commonly discussed topic. You could be reading articles and finding information about child support, child custody, property division and many other common issues related to…
Rank this Week: 723

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
  • May 21

    6 Reasons You May Need the Help of Tenant Attorney

    6 Reasons You May Need the Help of Tenant Attorney
    Disagreements between landlords and tenants are very common these days. As a result, tenants often have to vacate the property they live in. At times, the landlord’s reason for serving an eviction notice may be very strong. But at…
  • May 16

    NYC DOT Worker Dies in Fatal Car Crash at Hutchison River Parkway

    NYC DOT Worker Dies in Fatal Car Crash at Hutchison River Parkway
    Life is completely unpredictable! This truism was noticed Wednesday through a fatal car crash that resulted in one death. The victim in this accident was a worker at the New York City Department of Transportation. What Exactly Happened? A DOT…
  • May 7

    Make a Personal Injury Attorney Accept Your Case

    Make a Personal Injury Attorney Accept Your Case
    Personal injury lawyers in the Bronx generally accept personal injury cases to help victims get appropriate justice. But they don’t accept every case. As a rule, they first study the circumstances thoroughly and inquire about the…
Rank this Week: 603

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers family and divorce issues including child custody, support, alimony, adoption and paternity. By Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C.

http://www.oakbrooklaw.com/illinois-divorce
  • May 17

    How Is Spousal Maintenance Calculated in Illinois?

    How Is Spousal Maintenance Calculated in Illinois?
    When two people decide to divorce, one of the most common questions that comes up is the issue of the payment of maintenance , a form of spousal support in Illinois. While not every divorce will result in someone paying spousal support,…
  • May 17

    How Is Spousal Support Calculated in Illinois?

    How Is Spousal Support Calculated in Illinois?
    When two people decide to divorce, one of the most common questions that come up in nearly every proceeding is the issue of spousal support, also called maintenance. While not every divorce will result in someone paying spousal support, the…
  • May 3

    Cohabitation and Spousal Support

    Cohabitation and Spousal Support
    Cohabitation is a legal concept that has been around for as long as marriage, but it has only recently begun to acquire legal significance in the last two or three decades, at least in the United States. Cohabitating is done by couples who…
Rank this Week: 762

The Law Offices of David Stein…

The Law Offices of David Stein Blog

Covers family law.

http://www.familylawdc.com/blog/
  • May 11

    BREATHALYZER DEVICE: CHALLENGING RESULTS IN COURT: DC DUI LAWYER

    BREATHALYZER DEVICE: CHALLENGING RESULTS IN COURT: DC DUI LAWYER
    The most prevalent form of measuring intoxication by the law enforcement is the breathalyzer. The device is designed to measure the levels of alcohol in the lungs and not in the breath. Thus a sip of alcohol and testing right after would not…
  • May 6

    DC VOYEURISM STATUTE: DC CRIMINAL LAWYER

    DC VOYEURISM STATUTE: DC CRIMINAL LAWYER
    The Court of Appeals in Castillo v. U.S., decided on march 8, 2018, once again addressed, defined and further expanded certain statutory provision and language of the Voyeurism Statute. Castillo, a cleaning employee of a restaurant was…
  • Apr 15

    INEFFECTIVE ASSISTANCE OF COUNSEL: RECENT COURT OF APPEALS DECISION: DC CRIMINAL LAWYER

    INEFFECTIVE ASSISTANCE OF COUNSEL: RECENT COURT OF APPEALS DECISION: DC CRIMINAL LAWYER
    D.C Code §23-110, the main statutory language for ineffective assistance of counsel provides for the judicial officer an authority for reversal of sentence due to “denial or infringement” of the defendant’s…
Rank this Week: 753

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • May 6

    Ayo & Iken Recap – May 2018

    Ayo & Iken Recap – May 2018
    Our dedicated group of attorneys at Ayo & Iken continue to make a difference in their clients lives on a day-to-day basis tackling the toughest legal situations. It has been a busy time for the firm as the cases we have tackled have run…
  • Apr 25

    Social Media: The Courts Are Watching

    Social Media: The Courts Are Watching
    Social media’s domination of society is having an effect on the court system as well and experts are now starting to quantify its impact on the legal system and how attorneys will use it to benefit their clients in both criminal and…
  • Apr 24

    Difficulties Divorcing a Narcissist

    Difficulties Divorcing a Narcissist
    As American writer Jonathan Franzen wrote, “nice people don’t necessarily fall in love with nice people.” If you have been married to a narcissist for any length of time, you are probably painfully aware of this fact.…
Rank this Week: 655

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/
  • Apr 10

    Foster Care Placement: Should this be a Mitigating Factor in Sentencing?

    Foster Care Placement: Should this be a Mitigating Factor in Sentencing?
    Daniel Pollack and colleagues write recently of a challenging issue facing today's children, families, schools, courts, law enforcement, and communities. The topic is whether multiple foster care placements during childhood should be…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 653

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: 688

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: 742

ABC Family Law Blog

ABC Family Law Blog

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

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

    Family Diplomacy is Here!

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

    Top 5 Reasons to Choose Collaborative Divorce

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

    Video: Linda Solomon And The Neutral Facilitator Collaborative Divorce Model

    Video: Linda Solomon And The Neutral Facilitator Collaborative Divorce Model
    Collaborative divorce has one simple requirement: The spouses must each retain attorneys who focus solely on helping them reach an agreement on all issues.  The collaborative attorneys are private problem-solving specialists, and they…
Rank this Week: 636

Iowa Law Blog

Iowa Law Blog

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

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

    The Implementation of Electronic Filing in the Court

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

    Service by Facebook?

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

    Interactive Process in Action

    Interactive Process in Action
    If you’re not sure what the interactive process is supposed to look like under the ADA, peruse the facts of the 8th Circuit’s decision in Minnihan v. Mediacom.  I’m also going to summarize the facts below, but if you…
Rank this Week: 675

Kentucky Family Law Blog

Kentucky Family Law Blog

Covers family and divorce law. By Barrow & Weigel.

http://www.barrowweigel.com/blog
  • Mar 25

    New Top Lawyers Edition of Louisville Magazine

    New Top Lawyers Edition of Louisville Magazine
    Louisville Magazine has printed a special edition that contains the correct, complete list of Louisville’s Top Attorneys. The list was originally printed in the March, 2013 edition, but a printing error caused a substantial portion of…
  • Mar 25

    New Top Lawyers Edition of Louisville Magazine

    New Top Lawyers Edition of Louisville Magazine
    Louisville Magazine has printed a special edition that contains the correct, complete list of Louisville’s Top Attorneys. The list was originally printed in the March, 2013 edition, but a printing error caused a substantial portion of…
  • Mar 10

    Hugh W. Barrow Named as One of Louisville’s Top Lawyer

    Hugh W. Barrow Named as One of Louisville’s Top Lawyer
    Barrow Brown, PLLC is pleased to announce that Hugh W. Barrow was recognized in Louisville Magazine’s “Top Lawyers” issue.  The list of “Top Lawyers” was compiled from a survey of members of the…
Rank this Week: 658

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8…

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8 and the Right to Marry

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

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

    Farewell

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

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging

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

    Legal news this month

    Legal news this month
    Domestic partnership
Rank this Week: 610

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: 917

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
  • May 23

    Court of Appeals applies Moore factors and returns child to mother

    Court of Appeals applies Moore factors and returns child to mother
    The May 23, 2018 Court of Appeals opinion in Urban v. Kerscher reverses a Family Court’s continuation of custody to third parties and returns the child to Mother. In 2014 Mother placed her daughter with Leo Kerscher and Mary Crew to…
  • May 12

    Vacating court approved agreement

    Vacating court approved agreement
    Most family law attorneys will occasionally get contacted by an unhappy litigant who wishes to “appeal” his or her court approved agreement. The simple answer to that request is that “you can’t.” The “court…
  • May 11

    Smith case reveals judges do more than simply call balls and strike

    Smith case reveals judges do more than simply call balls and strike
      After I posted my blog on the May 9, 2018 South Carolina Supreme Court opinion in SCDSS v. Smith to Facebook, a number of my attorney friends commented with dismay about the court’s consideration of the Grandmother’s…
Rank this Week: 887

International Family Law

International Family Law

Covers international divorce law, international child custody, international child abduction and international prenuptial agreements. By Jeremy Morley.

http://www.internationalfamilylawfirm.com/
  • May 23

    State Department's Annual Report on International Child Abduction: Brazil

    State Department's Annual Report on International Child Abduction: Brazil
    The U.S. State Department has recently released their annual report on International Child Abduction. Below is our fourth post in a series here focusing on the twelve countries classified as “demonstrating patterns of…
  • May 22

    State Department's Annual Report on International Child Abduction: Brazil

    State Department's Annual Report on International Child Abduction: Brazil
    The U.S. State Department has recently released their annual report on International Child Abduction. Below is our third post in a series here focusing on the twelve countries classified as “demonstrating patterns of…
  • May 21

    State Department's Annual Report on International Child Abduction: The Bahama

    State Department's Annual Report on International Child Abduction: The Bahama
    The U.S. State Department has recently released their annual report on International Child Abduction. Below is our second post in a series here focusing on the twelve countries classified as “demonstrating patterns of…
Rank this Week: 861

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: 966

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

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

    Internet Newsletter for Lawyers May/June 2018

    Internet Newsletter for Lawyers May/June 2018
    The latest issue of the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers is now published.In this issueAccess to justice – Graham Ross of The Mediation Room reviews developments in ODR and the online courtData protection – Phil Lee of Fieldfisher…
  • May 20

    News Essentials: 21st May 2018

    News Essentials: 21st May 2018
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSTandem model of child representation in pubic law proceedings is working well, finds studyGuidance as to the respective roles of solicitor and guardian may be…
  • May 17

    Words of wisdom from the family law Twitterati

    Words of wisdom from the family law Twitterati
    A quick snapshot of the latest Tweets from the family law Twitterati.Today it is all about Owens v Owens. Firstly from two of today's Supreme Court protagonists:Quote of the Day in @TimesLaw #Owens pic.twitter.com/hiRU9qDyIx— pjm1kbw…
Rank this Week: 958

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • May 21

    Don't Make These Mistakes in Divorce Court

    Don't Make These Mistakes in Divorce Court
    Heard your share of divorce horror stories? Now that it’s your turn, you don’t want to end up with war stories of your own. You don’t want your divorce to drag out, especially not at the cost of the marital estate! If…
  • May 14

    Basics of Child Custody in California

    Basics of Child Custody in California
    Are you a parent who is headed toward divorce? Or, are you an unmarried parent who needs to go to court to sort out a child custody issue? Either way, you’ll be interested in learning how California’s child custody laws apply…
  • May 7

    3 Rules for Dating After Divorce

    3 Rules for Dating After Divorce
    Marriage – the theory is that we’re in it for life, but roughly half of all first marriages end in divorce in the United States. Second and subsequent marriages have an even higher rate of divorce, which makes us ponder,…
Rank this Week: 856

Divorce & Family Law Blog

Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers the divorce process. By Ramos Law Group PLLC.

https://ramosfamilylaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 764

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/
  • May 21

    Dealing with Your Parents' Divorce as a Teenager

    Dealing with Your Parents' Divorce as a Teenager
    Dealing with Your Parents' Divorce as a Teenager No matter how old you might be, facing your parents' divorce is never easy. As a teenager, it can be even more challenging. Your emotions may already be running all over the place with…
  • May 17

    How to Cope with an Uncooperative Co-Parent

    How to Cope with an Uncooperative Co-Parent
    How to Cope with an Uncooperative Co-Parent In a perfect world, after a divorce or separation, parents would be able to put the past behind them and come together as a team to raise happy and healthy children in a conflict-free environment.…
  • May 10

    5 Ideas for Supervised Visitation

    5 Ideas for Supervised Visitation
    5 Ideas for Supervised Visitation Supervised visitation allows parents to build healthy foundations for future relationships with their children, and offers opportunities for healing past issues in a safe environment. Because of the…
Rank this Week: 898

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • May 20

    To complain or not to complain: feeding a more productive and valuable cycle

    To complain or not to complain: feeding a more productive and valuable cycle
    Harvard Business Review help us know what to do when we feel like complaining at work. The principles provide a road map for our other relationships as well. Peter Bregman shares 5 steps to taking effective action and writes…
  • May 2

    Scammers fishing for cheater

    Scammers fishing for cheater
    CNBC and others, like KrebsOnSecurity, are highlighting scammers spamming affluent neighborhoods with letters declaring “I know you cheated on your wife.” Jennifer Schlesinger and Andrea Day write (excerpt): “The amount of…
  • Apr 5

    Getting gross with your partner: Better relationships through dishwashing

    Getting gross with your partner: Better relationships through dishwashing
    The Atlantic reports on the Council of Contemporary Families’ study describing the correlation between who does that dishes and how strong a couples’ relationship is and how long it will last. The Counsil reports that women in…
Rank this Week: 884

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/
  • May 18

    Three Questions to Determine if You Need to Worry About the GDPR

    Three Questions to Determine if You Need to Worry About the GDPR
    With one week left before the EU’s General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) takes effect, we have been fielding a lot of questions about how, or if, it applies to businesses here in Lancaster. Here are three questions to help you…
  • May 15

    How to Avoid Declarant Liability in a Condominium

    How to Avoid Declarant Liability in a Condominium
    Very often, a real estate developer is only active in a project until the subdivision plan is approved.  At that point, the developer often sells some or all of the development rights to the builders who actually construct and sell the…
  • May 14

    Use Caution When Using Social Media Searches in the Hiring Proce

    Use Caution When Using Social Media Searches in the Hiring Proce
    This post is part of our ongoing series exploring the impact of technology on legal issues. For an introduction to the series and a collection of the posts in the series, check out this post. The hiring process is a key component of operating…
Rank this Week: 852

Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

Covers family law and mediation. By Law and Mediation Office of Darren M. Shapiro, P.C.

http://www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com/
  • May 18

    Genetic Testing in New York Child Support Case

    Genetic Testing in New York Child Support Case
    In a recent post, we looked at the court’s power – and, in some cases, obligation – to order a DNA test in New York paternity proceedings. New York lawmakers have passed a similar, albeit slightly different, statute…
  • May 11

    DNA Testing in New York Paternity Case

    DNA Testing in New York Paternity Case
    Ever since the time that DNA testing has been recognized as a reliable method of determining paternity, family courts across the country have relied upon the testing to resolve disputes over paternity. Indeed, the New York Family Court Act…
  • Apr 29

    What are Unreimbursed Business Employee Expenses in New York Child Support and Maintenance?

    What are Unreimbursed Business Employee Expenses in New York Child Support and Maintenance?
    Divorce or family law issues for unmarried people is a complicated time for any couple, but situations can become far more complex when children are added into the mix. Not only do New York divorce attorneys and the New York Supreme or Family…
Rank this Week: 971

New York Family Law Blog

New York Family Law Blog

Covers family law topics. Published by New York attorney, Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkfamilylawblog.com/
  • May 16

    Matter of Lisa T v King T

    Matter of Lisa T v King T
    In this case, the petitioner filed against the respondent to whom she is married and has one child. The petitioner received a temporary order for protection against the respondent. This was ordered to direct the respondent to cease from all…
  • May 8

    Court Hears Petition for Relief to Renew

    Court Hears Petition for Relief to Renew
    P v. P 2018 NY Slip Op 02791 Decision Continue reading
  • May 1

    Matter of FF v FF

    Matter of FF v FF
    2018 NY Slip Op. 02781 April 25, 2018 Decision Continue reading
Rank this Week: 825

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

Covers mediation, arbitration and family/divorce law in NJ.

https://www.sannsmediation.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    Parental Alienation Day: April 25

    Parental Alienation Day: April 25
    Parental alienation can be a huge problem for divorced or estranged parents.  Parental alienation, sometimes called Hostile Aggressive Parenting, is a behavior by a parent, or another caretaker or adult a child trusts, such as…
  • Apr 11

    Your Divorce Decree Does Not Mean It’s Over

    Your Divorce Decree Does Not Mean It’s Over
    You go through the process of getting your divorce and the court grants it.  You’re finished with the process, right?  Wrong!  There is still plenty to be done, as this recent Forbes article indicates. What then? Look…
  • Feb 9

    Your NJ Divorce is Enforced in Family Part, Not Special Civil Part

    Your NJ Divorce is Enforced in Family Part, Not Special Civil Part
    An Appellate Division case is a recent reminder of how to enforce a property settlement agreement (PSA) in a divorce.  Divorces are granted and adjudicated in the Family Part of the Chancery Division of NJ Superior Court. …
Rank this Week: 833