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Erlich Law Office Family Law Blog

Erlich Law Office Family Law Blog

By Erlich Law Office, LLC.

http://erlichlegal.com/blog/
  • Apr 20

    Sometimes Fault Matters in a No-Fault Divorce State

    Sometimes Fault Matters in a No-Fault Divorce State
    Certain states such as Illinois are “no-fault” states, which means that these states’ courts won’t be interested in the underlying reasons for a divorce. No-fault normally allows couples to divorce without requiring a…
  • Apr 10

    Preparing for a Custody Evaluation

    Preparing for a Custody Evaluation
    The custody evaluation process is stressful for parents since parenting rights and the residential placement of their children are typically on the line, but understanding what to expect and following these guidelines can help make the…
  • Mar 22

    Is Mediation an Option in Your Divorce?

    Is Mediation an Option in Your Divorce?
    Some divorcing couples in Illinois rely on consensual dispute resolution, commonly referred to as divorce mediation, to amicably settle their differences out of court, but the process may not be an effective option in every divorce case.…
Rank this Week: 1037

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 901

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 616

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Apr 2

    Waiver of Future Child Support Voided, But Miscalculated Credit Struck

    Waiver of Future Child Support Voided, But Miscalculated Credit Struck
    In its March 21, 2018 decision in Elkins v. Mizrahi, the Appellate Division, Second Department, struck a credit issued at the time a father’s new child support obligation was established. That determination tacitly affirmed the new…
  • Mar 25

    When One Spouse Transfers Sole Title to the Home to Both Spouses Jointly

    When One Spouse Transfers Sole Title to the Home to Both Spouses Jointly
    What happens on divorce when during the marriage, the marital residence that had been owned by one spouse prior to the marriage is conveyed during the marriage to the parties jointly? That was the issue addressed by the Appellate Division,…
  • Mar 18

    Contempt Available for Violators of “Automatic Orders”

    Contempt Available for Violators of “Automatic Orders”
    In the first New York appellate decision to rule on the issue, the Appellate Division, Second Department held in its February 28, 2018 opinion in Spencer v. Spencer, that violations of matrimonial action “Automatic Orders”…
Rank this Week: 1102

Texas Collaborative Law Blog

Texas Collaborative Law Blog

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

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

    Why is Collaborative Law Better than Mediation?

    Why is Collaborative Law Better than Mediation?
    Although I am a Mediator as well as a Collaborative attorney, I almost always recommend using the Collaborative process, rather than Mediation or Litigation, for divorces and other family law issues. That's in spite of a very impressive…
  • Mar 1

    Why Does Collaborative Law Work?

    Why Does Collaborative Law Work?
    Sometimes just explaining the Collaborative process isn't enough to convey how great a process it is. I have seen statistics showing successful outcomes in 85-90% of the cases where Collaborative Law was used.So, why does it work?  Here…
  • Feb 1

    How Can I Have a Peaceful Divorce?

    How Can I Have a Peaceful Divorce?
    If you really want to avoid fighting, as much as possible, in a divorce, here's what you need to do.  1.  Choose Collaborative Law.  If you get into traditional litigation, you may be drawn into more conflict.  Most of the…
Rank this Week: 1071

Divorce and Family Law in Tarrant…

Divorce and Family Law in Tarrant County, Texas

Discusses family law and divorce issues. By Dick Price.

http://dick-price.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Why Does Mediation Work?

    Why Does Mediation Work?
    In almost every family law case in Tarrant County, TX, and many other places, the Court will require the parties to attend mediation before they can go to trial.Mediation, as you may know, is a dispute resolution process outside of court. A…
  • Feb 1

    Should I Wait...?

    Should I Wait...?
    Sometimes the first step is the hardest to take.Even if you have been considering divorce for a long time, or even if divorce suddenly seems like a necessity, you may have trouble deciding to start a divorce.  We all tend to stay with…
  • Jan 1

    How to Simplify Your Divorce

    How to Simplify Your Divorce
    About this time of year, many people start evaluating their lives and come to the conclusion that they should get divorces. Or, maybe their spouse has come forward and announced that he/she wants a divorce.  If there's not immediate war,…
Rank this Week: 1078

Maryland Lawyer Blog

Maryland Lawyer Blog

Covers consumer protection law, appeals, and family law. By the Law Office of Jason Ostendorf LLC.

http://www.ostendorflaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 29

    $800,000 Medical Malpractice Verdict

    $800,000 Medical Malpractice Verdict
    Laws v. Singh, Case No. 24-C-17-000409 (Circuit Court for Baltimore City): Trial from March 7, 2018 – March 9, 2018 Although the main areas of practice I handle are foreclosure defense, divorce & family law, and appeals, when Glenda…
  • Nov 3

    Child Custody Lawyer | Protect Access to Your Child

    Child Custody Lawyer | Protect Access to Your Child
    Child custody disputes are perhaps the only court proceedings that are more emotionally draining than a contested divorce. Tempers flare and distrust abounds as the parents desperately fight for custody. Under these circumstances, only an…
  • Oct 30

    Dual Tracking as a Defense to Foreclosure

    Dual Tracking as a Defense to Foreclosure
    Dual tracking is an illegal practice where the mortgage servicer attempts to proceed with a foreclosure sale while a complete loan modification application (which was submitted at least 37 days before the scheduled sale) is still under…
Rank this Week: 704

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

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

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Mar 22

    Bitcoin and Divorce

    Bitcoin and Divorce
    In Illinois, incident to resolving a divorce case, all assets and liabilities are required to be identified, valued, and allocated between the parties equitably. Although often resulting in a 50/50 division of marital assets,…
  • Feb 23

    Impact of Market Volatility on Divorce Agreement

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

    The Wedding is Off: Now What?

    The Wedding is Off: Now What?
    As we approach the end of February, we also approach the end of engagement season. According to WeddingWire, nearly 40% of engagements will happen between the months of November and February. In fact, Valentine’s Day ranks as one of the…
Rank this Week: 510

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
Rank this Week: 494

Bay Area Divorce Lawyer Blog

Bay Area Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, adoption, child support and child custody issues. By Lorna Jaynes.

http://www.bayareadivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1036

Chicago Family Law Blog

Chicago Family Law Blog

Covers child custody, child support, divorce and property division. By Alan Pearlman.

http://www.chicagofamilylawblog.com/
  • Dec 31

    Deductibility of Divorce-Related Payment

    Deductibility of Divorce-Related Payment
    Prior to filing for divorce, various federal tax considerations should be reviewed due to their potentially profound implications. Among the major issues commonly covered in a divorce decree or agreement are: alimony, sometimes referred to as…
  • Nov 30

    IRS Recharacterization of “Alimony” Payment

    IRS Recharacterization of “Alimony” Payment
    Three major issues commonly resolved in a divorce decree or agreement are: alimony, or spousal support; division of property; and child support. Each has its own tax treatment and implications. In general, for federal income tax purposes,…
  • Jul 26

    Howell v. Howell and it’s Affects on Military Retirement Pay in Divorce Case

    Howell v. Howell and it’s Affects on Military Retirement Pay in Divorce Case
    In a rare 8-0 decision, the Supreme Court recently overturned a ruling by the highest court of Arizona regarding the division of military retirement pay under a divorce decree. Howell v. Howell, decided May 15, held that any waived portion of…
Rank this Week: 672

New Hampshire Guide to Family Law

New Hampshire Guide to Family Law

Covers family law, prenuptial agreements, legal separations, divorce, annulments, and child custody issues. By McLane, Graf, Raulerson, & Middleton, PA.

https://nhguidetofamilylaw.com/
  • Dec 19

    New Law Changes Treatment of Trust Interest in Divorce

    New Law Changes Treatment of Trust Interest in Divorce
    By Jacqueline A. Botchman As published in NH Bar News (November 2017) Your divorce client advises you that her parents, who are well off, have likely provided for her in their trusts and she is concerned that her husband may share in her…
  • Apr 21

    McLane Middleton Hosts CLANH Annual Meeting

    McLane Middleton Hosts CLANH Annual Meeting
    By David DePuy (originally published 10/27/2015) The Collaborative Law Alliance of New Hampshire’s (CLANH) annual meeting was held at McLane Middleton on September 17, 2015.  The firm is a big supporter of CLANH’s work,…
  • Apr 21

    McLane Middleton Hosts CLANH Annual Meeting

    McLane Middleton Hosts CLANH Annual Meeting
    By David DePuy (originally published 10/27/2015) The Collaborative Law Alliance of New Hampshire’s (CLANH) annual meeting was held at McLane Middleton on September 17, 2015.  The firm is a big supporter of CLANH’s work,…
Rank this Week: 544

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

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

http://www.deerparkdivorcelawyers.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Nov 22

    How to Create a Workable Holiday Visitation Schedule with Your Ex

    How to Create a Workable Holiday Visitation Schedule with Your Ex
    When two divorcing parents make a visitation plan or get assigned a visitation agreement by a family law court, the result might not be all-inclusive of their full visitation needs. The visitation agreement is likely going to be made in…
  • Sep 7

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

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

    Dennis Slate Named in Top 20 Houston Divorce Lawyers by Expertise

    Dennis Slate Named in Top 20 Houston Divorce Lawyers by Expertise
    Attorney Dennis M. Slate has been chosen as one of the top 20 divorce attorneys in Houston and the surrounding metropolitan area, including Deer Park. The selection comes from Expertise, one of the country’s top innovators when it…
Rank this Week: 952

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: 1090

Pittsburgh Divorce Law Blog

Pittsburgh Divorce Law Blog

Covers matrimonial, custody, child support and other family law issues By Elliott & Davis, PC.

http://divorceattorneysinpittsburgh.wordpress.com
  • Sep 28

    Appealing A PFA Decision

    Appealing A PFA Decision
    We are happy to jump in prior to your hearing, however, if you call us for the first time after your hearing, we will decline to be involved or offer any advice. Our firm does not handle PFA appeals when we are called for the first time…
  • Apr 20

    Tightening PFA Laws in PA

    Tightening PFA Laws in PA
    The Pennsylvania legislature is considering various bills to tighten the process to obtain a Protection from Abuse Act Order in the Commonwealth of PA. As ABC News reports,  Republican law makers have proposed a bill (SB 500) that would…
  • Jun 29

    PFAs: How Many Go to Court?

    PFAs: How Many Go to Court?
    Free Consultation  412.780.0008 Many lawyers, including ourselves, post information online about how to defend a PFA and the importance of hiring counsel. We offer a free consultation in this regard.  But in the interim, many people…
Rank this Week: 850

Alabama Law Blog of William…

Alabama Law Blog of William Pfeifer

Covers Alabama law.

http://williampfeifer.com/blog
  • Sep 13

    Can you impeach your own witness in Alabama? Rule 607 provides the answer.

    Can you impeach your own witness in Alabama? Rule 607 provides the answer.
    An issue that still arises during trials, especially jury trials, is whether a party can impeach their own witness. Impeaching your own witness means that you are attacking the testimony and/or credibility of a witness that you put on the…
  • Sep 11

    Hurricane Irma Courthouse Closure

    Hurricane Irma Courthouse Closure
    Due to weather conditions created by Hurricane Irma, the following Alabama county courthouses will be closed on September 11, 2017: Barbour Blount Bullock Calhoun Chambers Cherokee Clay Cleburne Coffee Coosa Dale Elmore Etowah Geneva Henry…
  • Feb 10

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense
    Alabama asset forfeiture law provides an extensive list of items that law enforcement officers can seize in connection with drug crimes. Under Alabama Code Section 20-2-93(a)(5) (1975), this list includes your car if it is used to sell or…
Rank this Week: 1059

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: 607

Collaborative Divorce Northwest…

Collaborative Divorce Northwest Blog

Covers collaborative divorce and family law. By Stephens Margolin P.C.

http://www.collaborativedivorcenorthwest.com
Rank this Week: 524

New Jersey Divorce Law Blog

New Jersey Divorce Law Blog

Covers recent New Jersey family law cases on adoption, civil unions, divorce and equitable distribution. By Diamond & Diamond, P.A.

http://www.njdivorcelawyerblog.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 595

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: 831

McLean County Divorce

McLean County Divorce

Covers Illinois family law. By Jon D. McLaughlin.

http://mcleancountydivorce.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 25

    New Law on Illinois Child Support

    New Law on Illinois Child Support
    The changes to the Child Support Laws (becoming effective 1/1/16) include an allowable deduction for student loan debt. This is pretty significant because courts have pretty much told folks to take a hike when they ask for a reduction in…
  • Sep 23

    McLean County Illinois Court Records Online

    McLean County Illinois Court Records Online
    Public Access Search SystemDon R. Everhart, Jr., Mclean County Circuit Clerk, is pleased to present this information for public access.Disclaimers: This information pertains only to cases held before the Courts of McLean County, IL.…
  • Sep 17

    DCFS -- Inadequate Supervision

    DCFS -- Inadequate Supervision
    Many folks ask me how long you can leave your kids in a car alone, or how old do your kids have to be before you leave them alone at home. Well, the answer is not clear, but here is what DCFS uses to determine their position on each…
Rank this Week: 629

California Family Law Paralegal

California Family Law Paralegal

Features legal information, stories and cases related to California family law. By Lori Paul.

http://californiafamilylawparalegal.com/
  • Apr 23

    SERVICE OF LEGAL DOCUMENTS ON FACEBOOK? IT HAPPENS IN NEW YORK!!

    SERVICE OF LEGAL DOCUMENTS ON FACEBOOK? IT HAPPENS IN NEW YORK!!
    In case you haven’t heard, a New York judge ordered that a Wife could serve her Husband on Facebook with her divorce documents.  This was only done after the Wife could show that she had no other way to serve Husband, as he had no…
  • Apr 23

    SERVICE OF LEGAL DOCUMENTS ON FACEBOOK? IT HAPPENS IN NEW YORK!!

    SERVICE OF LEGAL DOCUMENTS ON FACEBOOK? IT HAPPENS IN NEW YORK!!
    In case you haven’t heard, a New York judge ordered that a Wife could serve her Husband on Facebook with her divorce documents.  This was only done after the Wife could show that she had no other way to serve Husband, as he had no…
  • Feb 19

    OREGON COUPLE CHARGED WITH MURDER IN INFANT’S STARVATION DEATH

    OREGON COUPLE CHARGED WITH MURDER IN INFANT’S STARVATION DEATH
    As reported by NBC News and the Associated Press, an Oregon couple has been charged with murder after their infant son starved to death, police said. Amanda Hancock, 22, and Stephen Williams Jr., 27, of Glendale, Oregon, were arrested Tuesday…
Rank this Week: 807

Gastonia Family Law

Gastonia Family Law

Covers family law issues in North Carolina. By McIlveen Family Law Firm.

http://gastoniafamilylaw.com/
  • Nov 1

    How to Prepare for your First Meeting with a Family Law Attorney

    How to Prepare for your First Meeting with a Family Law Attorney
    So, you’re meeting with your divorce lawyers in Charlotte NC or else where in the state for the first time and you want to make sure you’re prepared.  How do you do this?  Tip number 1, 2, & 3: narrow down your…
  • Nov 1

    How to Prepare for your First Meeting with a Family Law Attorney

    How to Prepare for your First Meeting with a Family Law Attorney
    So, you’re meeting with a family law attorney for the first time and you want to make sure you’re prepared.  How do you do this?  Tip number 1, 2, & 3: narrow down your issues! You might be startled to find that when…
  • Jul 1

    Celebrity Divorces: Tom and Katie (TomKat)

    Celebrity Divorces: Tom and Katie (TomKat)
    Celebrity divorces can appear to be done within a blink of an eye. For instance, the divorce of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes seemed to resolve itself within just a few weeks. We didn’t notice their assets being tied up in an endless…
Rank this Week: 984

Durham Family Law Journal.com

Durham Family Law Journal.com

Discusses North Carolina family law topics. By Martha New Milam.

http://durhamfamilylawjournal.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    IS YOUR RELATIONSIP 'GOOD ENOUGH"?"?

    IS YOUR RELATIONSIP 'GOOD ENOUGH"?"?
    In this recent article,  Dr. Pauline Boss describes an alternative to ending a relationship because it’s not everything we wish for.  She describes this as making a "conscious choice".  In all intimate…
  • Apr 29

    A Simple Communications Model to Use

    A Simple Communications Model to Use
    Cathy Heenan, Ed.D. recently posted an article in her blog that introduces a model you can use with your spouse when emotions are running high and you need to be able to solve a dispute.Here's what you need to do:If you can agree with…
  • Mar 24

    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE - A Persisitent Threat to Women in the USA

    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE - A Persisitent Threat to Women in the USA
     In a recent New York Times OP-ED Nicholas Kristof informs us that in the United States, domestic violence claims the life of an American Woman every six hours and strikes 25% of all American women in their lifetimes.  Such…
Rank this Week: 603

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: 528

Massachusetts Divorce & Family…

Massachusetts Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers current issues in Massachusetts divorce and family law. By Steven Ballard.

http://massachusettsfamilylaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 759

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: 677

Musings, Legal Ease and Other…

Musings, Legal Ease and Other Stuff on Family Law

Covers Ohio domestic relations law topics, including support, custody, visitation and property division. By Pam Walker Makowski.

http://pamelamakowski.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Taking your children through the divorce proce

    Taking your children through the divorce proce
    No, I don't mean divorcing your children, although I am sure that sometimes that is tempting.But it is a challenge to get a divorce, deal with the change in your family set-up, and dealing with the changes that the children are going…
  • Jan 29

    Being flexible

    Being flexible
    How do some parents end up in court with a holy war, while others just drop in to finalize paperwork and then get on with there lives?  There are probably a fair number of cases that deserve to be fought out, either because one parent or…
  • Nov 12

    Talking to the other parent, Part II

    Talking to the other parent, Part II
    Okay, I realize that I have strongly encouraged parents to talk to each other about their children.  I know that good co-parenting happens when there is open communication.However, the other day I witnessed a very sad situation.
Rank this Week: 824

FamilyCraft: The Private Practice…

FamilyCraft: The Private Practice of Family & Divorce Mediation

Covers the intrapersonal and the professional/technical world of being a family mediator. By Lawrence F. King.

http://mediationblog.coloradodivorcemediation.com/
  • May 8

    This blog has moved

    This blog has moved
    This blog is now located at http://mediationblog.coloradodivorcemediation.com/. You will be automatically redirected in 30 seconds, or you may click here. For feed subscribers, please update your feed subscriptions to…
  • May 30

    Divorce, Mediation and Fairness: A Potential Client's Inquiry

    Divorce, Mediation and Fairness: A Potential Client's Inquiry
    A potential client (we'll call her Ms. Smith) asked an important question this morning:"My husband has just told me that he is seeking a divorce. We plan to use mediation if possible. I have concerns about whether mediation addresses…
  • May 30

    Divorce, Mediation and Fairness: A Potential Client's Inquiry

    Divorce, Mediation and Fairness: A Potential Client's Inquiry
    A potential client (we'll call her Ms. Smith) asked an important question this morning:"My husband has just told me that he is seeking a divorce. We plan to use mediation if possible. I have concerns about whether mediation addresses…
Rank this Week: 590

Lumberton Lawyer Blog

Lumberton Lawyer Blog

Published by Bowen & Berry, PLLC

http://www.lumbertonlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 8

    Prosecutor Now Defends Criminal Cases in Robeson County North Carolina

    Prosecutor Now Defends Criminal Cases in Robeson County North Carolina
    Woodberry "Woody" Bowen now defends criminal cases where once he prosecuted for twelve years. In Robeson County North Carolina Bowen was on the prosecutorial staff of Joe Freeman Britt, the Guinness Book of Records "Deadliest DA". Joe had…
  • Apr 8

    Prosecutor Now Defends Criminal Cases in Robeson County North Carolina

    Prosecutor Now Defends Criminal Cases in Robeson County North Carolina
    Woodberry "Woody" Bowen now defends criminal cases where once he prosecuted for twelve years. In Robeson County North Carolina Bowen was on the prosecutorial staff of Joe Freeman Britt, the Guinness Book of Records "Deadliest DA". Joe had…
  • Apr 8

    Prosecutor Now Defends Criminal Cases in Robeson County North Carolina

    Prosecutor Now Defends Criminal Cases in Robeson County North Carolina
    Woodberry “Woody” Bowen now defends criminal cases where once he prosecuted for twelve years. In Robeson County North Carolina Bowen was on the prosecutorial staff of Joe Freeman Britt, the Guinness Book of Records…
Rank this Week: 552

The Polar Digress

The Polar Digress

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

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

    HuffPo's Divorce Section:

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

    2 Boy

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

    Mad Magazine's "Clueless"

    Mad Magazine's "Clueless"
    Mad Magazine's "Clueless" Game
Rank this Week: 729

Knight on Family Law

Knight on Family Law

Covers divorce and family law in Tennessee. By Stephen C. Knight.

http://knightonfamilylaw.com
Rank this Week: 1019

Nordhaus Walpole, PLLC Blog

Nordhaus Walpole, PLLC Blog

Covers family law, estate planning and probate.

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

    What the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Means for Alimony

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

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

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

    Life Insurance and Estate Planning: Here’s What You Need to Know

    Life Insurance and Estate Planning: Here’s What You Need to Know
    Under the right circumstances, life insurance can be a valuable – and even cost-saving – addition to a comprehensive estate plan. But, like all estate planning tools, life insurance is not the best option for everyone. If you are…
Rank this Week: 2094

Law Office of Michael P. Granata…

Law Office of Michael P. Granata Blog

Covers family law.

http://www.dallasdivorcelawyer.com/divorcelawyerblog/
  • May 31

    Reducing Your Divorce Cost

    Reducing Your Divorce Cost
    Divorce can be an expensive process, and many couples find themselves facing financial hardship due to the fact they must end their marriage. Divorce costs can include not just court fees and legal fees, but also expenditures to pay experts…
  • May 25

    Hiding Assets: What Happens When One Spouse Isn't Honest?

    Hiding Assets: What Happens When One Spouse Isn't Honest?
    Texas is a community property state, so money and assets that were acquired during the course of the marriage belong to both spouses under the law. If you decide to get a divorce, each spouse is entitled to half of all marital assets under…
  • Apr 27

    Prenuptial Agreements: Can You Waive Spousal Support in a Prenup?

    Prenuptial Agreements: Can You Waive Spousal Support in a Prenup?
    A prenuptial agreement is one of the most important ways to protect yourself when you are entering into a marriage. When you create a prenuptial agreement, you can work with your soon-to-be spouse to determine what will happen if you must get…
Rank this Week: 1914

Helmer, Conley & Kasselman, P.A.…

Helmer, Conley & Kasselman, P.A. Blog

Covers business, criminal, family, and injury law.

https://www.helmerlegal.com/blog/
  • May 30

    Can I Be Sentenced to Prison for Firearm or Weapon Possession in New Jersey?

    Can I Be Sentenced to Prison for Firearm or Weapon Possession in New Jersey?
    In New Jersey, simply possessing a firearm can lead to criminal charges carrying the potential for substantial fines and long-term imprisonment. The same is true for certain other types of weapons as well. Under Section 2C:39-5 and other…
  • May 25

    Please join us in congratulating HCK attorney Ira Slovin

    Please join us in congratulating HCK attorney Ira Slovin
    Please join us in congratulating HCK attorney Ira Slovin who has received official notice from the Supreme Court of NJ that he us now recognized as a Certified Criminal Trial Attorney.
  • May 24

    Memorial Day Marks the Unofficial Start of Summer: Don't Let a DUI Charge Ruin the Fun

    Memorial Day Marks the Unofficial Start of Summer: Don't Let a DUI Charge Ruin the Fun
    Memorial Day is often viewed as the "unofficial start" of the summer season. Summer is typically a time of great celebrations, barbecues, fun with family and friends and drinking. As this summer season starts, it is important for all drivers…
Rank this Week: 1913

Hains Law, LLC Blog

Hains Law, LLC Blog

Covers family law.

http://www.hainsfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • May 30

    10 Ways to Help Your Children Cope With Your Divorce

    10 Ways to Help Your Children Cope With Your Divorce
    As a parent, helping your children cope with your divorce can be one of the most difficult parts of the process. Regardless of how old your kids are, they are not likely to fully understand the reasons for – or implications of –…
  • Apr 29

    Indiana’s Divorce Process: What Can You Expect Once You or Your Spouse Files for Divorce?

    Indiana’s Divorce Process: What Can You Expect Once You or Your Spouse Files for Divorce?
    When getting divorced, understanding what you can expect at each step along the way can help the process go more smoothly. From the legal requirements to the practicalities of attempting to resolve differences with your soon-to-be-former…
  • Mar 29

    7 Important Considerations for Preparing a Prenuptial (or Postnuptial) Agreement

    7 Important Considerations for Preparing a Prenuptial (or Postnuptial) Agreement
    For both married and unmarried couples, planning for the future is important. Circumstances will change and events will transpire; and, when they do, couples that have planned ahead will be more likely to navigate a successful outcome.
Rank this Week: 1885

Petrelli Previtera Schimmel Blog

Petrelli Previtera Schimmel Blog

Covers divorce, spousal support and property division in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

https://www.petrellilaw.com/blog/
  • May 25

    How Long Do I Need to Pay Support for an Adult Child in New Jersey?

    How Long Do I Need to Pay Support for an Adult Child in New Jersey?
    If you’re paying or receiving child support for older children, you may be wondering when the support will end. New Jersey law outlines specific rules regarding support for an adult child after he or she reaches age 19. Ending…
  • May 15

    Family Activists Push for Two Pennsylvania Child Custody Bill

    Family Activists Push for Two Pennsylvania Child Custody Bill
    The term “parental alienation” refers to a child’s unwarranted dislike or animosity toward one parent. Proponents say the situation arises during or after divorce, when one parent has more control and encourages this…
  • Apr 25

    Common Divorce Misconception

    Common Divorce Misconception
    For many people, divorce is their first experience with a personal legal matter. Once they decide to divorce, our clients sometimes seek advice from family and friends before contacting us. However, hearing about someone else’s…
Rank this Week: 1928

The Blog of the Law Offices of…

The Blog of the Law Offices of Anthony Carbone

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

https://anthonycarbonepersonalinjurylawyer.com/blog/
  • May 25

    Ouch! Grill Burn Injuries this Memorial Day

    Ouch! Grill Burn Injuries this Memorial Day
    Earlier this week, we talked about the overall safety one should keep in mind for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. Aside from many injuries resulting from travel and congested roadways, burn injuries from grilling are something you should…
  • May 24

    Injured During Your Commute to Work? What Now?

    Injured During Your Commute to Work? What Now?
    You’re on your way to work when your car is rear-ended by another vehicle. Although you’re wearing your seatbelt, the impact of the crash causes you serious injuries. All things considered, it’s obvious the accident was not…
  • May 23

    Is My Employer Liable for My Injuries If They Occurred at a Company Retreat?

    Is My Employer Liable for My Injuries If They Occurred at a Company Retreat?
    You’ve been waiting months for your workplace’s company retreat. While you still have to partake in work functions, you can enjoy a change of scenery, nice weather, meet new people, and relax. But, what happens if you get hurt on…
Rank this Week: 2083

Learn About Law

Learn About Law

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

https://www.oflaherty-law.com/our-law-blog
  • May 25

    How long does it take to go through a divorce in Illinois?

    How long does it take to go through a divorce in Illinois?
    We discuss length of time a divorce in Illinois takes, including “The Divorce Timeline”, “What Affects the Timing of Your Divorce”, and “How to Speed Up Your Divorce Process”. The biggest factor in how much…
  • May 24

    Will Dating While My Divorce is Pending Affect the Outcome?

    Will Dating While My Divorce is Pending Affect the Outcome?
    We examine whether dating during a divorce impacts the outcome of the divorce. We look at the emotions involved, parental responsibilities, and issues that dating during a divorce can cause in negotiating a settlement.
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2111

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/
Rank this Week: 1341

Hook Law Center Blog

Hook Law Center Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Virginia.

https://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • May 25

    New Guidance for Special Needs Trust

    New Guidance for Special Needs Trust
    On April 30, 2018, the Social Security Administration (SSA) released new Program Operating Manual System (POMS) provisions, which are essentially a set of guidelines utilized by eligibility workers processing claims for Social Security…
  • May 18

    I am a Beneficiary of an Estate – Why Did I Receive a Schedule K-1?

    I am a Beneficiary of an Estate – Why Did I Receive a Schedule K-1?
    For the most part, property you inherit is not included in your income for tax purposes. However, items which are considered “income in respect of a decedent,” or “IRD” may be taxable to you or a portion thereof.…
  • May 14

    The Importance of Good Recordkeeping – and Which Documents to Keep

    The Importance of Good Recordkeeping – and Which Documents to Keep
    As the ease of managing accounts and finances online continues to increase, many of our clients wonder which documents, records, and papers they actually need to keep around the house. Not having certain documents on hand can be frustrating…
Rank this Week: 1807

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/
Rank this Week: 2399

Mills and Mills LLP Blog

Mills and Mills LLP Blog

Covers Canadian business, real estate, family, employment and estate law.

https://www.millsandmills.ca/blog/
  • May 25

    Court’s gatekeeper role in estates cases curbed by decision

    Court’s gatekeeper role in estates cases curbed by decision
    In a 2017 decision, the Ontario Superior Court suggested a shift was needed to cut the number of generic consent orders for disclosure that were consigning “parties to lengthy, intrusive, expensive documentary collection and…
  • May 24

    The Cart Before the Horse – So You Want to Raise Capital, Do You?

    The Cart Before the Horse – So You Want to Raise Capital, Do You?
    “Let’s go raise some money so we can grow the business!” This, or some similar phrase, often uncovers a series of unknown and unintended challenges or obstacles lurking beyond the consciousness of entrepreneurs who have…
  • May 22

    WHAT’S NEW AT THE CRA?

    WHAT’S NEW AT THE CRA?
    We have a couple of updates from Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), Charities Directorate, that will be of interest to registered charities in Canada. CRA’S NEW WEBSITE ADDRESS As many will know, the CRA (along with the entire Government of…
Rank this Week: 1899

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 25

    How to Dump a Prospective Client Who Doesn’t Pay Your Retainer

    How to Dump a Prospective Client Who Doesn’t Pay Your Retainer
    You meet with a prospective client and explain that you’ll need a initial retainer fee to get started. The prospective client doesn’t pay the fee and you’re pretty sure this will be a pattern, so you decide not to take on…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1215

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 25

    How to Talk About Your Estate Plan With Your Loved One

    How to Talk About Your Estate Plan With Your Loved One
    Your loved ones may not want to hear it, but they need to know what will happen after you pass away. Your estate plan is designed to care for your family, and they should know how they will be impacted by your will and other estate planning…
  • May 24

    What You Should Know Before Buying Big-Ticket Item

    What You Should Know Before Buying Big-Ticket Item
    This article discusses some important concepts one should know before making any big expenditures.  Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) governs all transactions regarding the sale of goods, regardless of whether or not any…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1213