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Alabama Divorce & Family Law…

Alabama Divorce & Family Law Attorney Blog

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

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

    Alabama Grandparent Visitation Right

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

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

    Can You End Up Back in Court After Your Alabama Divorce Is Final?
    Many people are relieved when a court has finalized an Alabama divorce. An Alabama divorce decree generally brings to an end and extremely difficult and emotionally draining process. It also serves as a jumping point for former spouses to…
  • Nov 4

    Alabama Military Divorce Basic

    Alabama Military Divorce Basic
    While all Alabama divorces are difficult for those involved, there can be additional challenges for an Alabama military divorce. The assistance of an experienced Birmingham divorce lawyer can make a big difference in how an Alabama military…
Rank this Week: 816

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

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

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

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

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

    Dennis Slate Named in Top 20 Houston Divorce Lawyers by Expertise

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

    Social Media and Divorces Just Don't Mix

    Social Media and Divorces Just Don't Mix
    Are you the type to take a photograph of your lunch every day and post it onto Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media apps? Maybe you saw some beauty in the composition of the plate? Maybe you know a few friends who will…
Rank this Week: 1048

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer…

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Missouri family law. By Brinkman & Alter, LLC.

http://www.stlouiscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1003

Puryear Law Blog

Puryear Law Blog

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

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

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge

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

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

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

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

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed
    Those convicted of crimes committed as a juvenile who are serving life sentences have the right to seek a review and reduction of those sentences, under a United States Supreme Court ruling that was issued on January 25, 2016. In Montgomery…
Rank this Week: 576

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: 550

Texas Family Law Blog

Texas Family Law Blog

Covers divorce, child custody, child support, visitation, property division and enforcement in Texas. By Cary & Lippincott.

http://texfamlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    Impact of SCOTUS Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

    Impact of SCOTUS Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage
    On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) in Obergefell v. Hodges  ruled that all 50 states and the District of Columbia must issue marriage licenses and recognize marriages regardless of whether the spouses are…
  • May 18

    Premarital Education Course

    Premarital Education Course
    Couples applying for a marriage license in the State of Texas are encouraged to attend a free premarital education course.  Couples who take the course can waive a portion of the marriage license fee and waive the 72-hour waiting period…
  • Jul 30

    How Should a Texas Employer Handle a Wage Withholding Order/Notice?

    How Should a Texas Employer Handle a Wage Withholding Order/Notice?
    You’ve just received a document entitled “Order/Notice to Withhold Income for Child Support,” or some similar title, related to one of your employees.  Now what? First, do not ignore this document! A Texas employer who…
Rank this Week: 538

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: 585

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas divorce and family law. By Scott Morgan.

http://houstondivorce.com/blog
  • Oct 22

    How to Break the News of Divorce to Your Kid

    How to Break the News of Divorce to Your Kid
    One of the trickiest parts of a divorce for parents is breaking the news of the separation to the kids.  The issues are different depending on the ages of your children but it is always an important conversation.  I wrote a very…
  • Jun 22

    A Tale of Two Divorce Client

    A Tale of Two Divorce Client
    Please note that the clients and lawyers referenced in the video and transcript are purely hypothetical and not based on actual people.  If you prefer reading to watching, please see the transcript below: TRANSCRIPT: Deciding whether…
  • Jun 19

    Facebook and Divorce – Interview on Fox New

    Facebook and Divorce – Interview on Fox New
    This was an interview of Scott Morgan in 2010 on Fox Houston on how facebook can be an issue in divorce cases. There had been a lot of publicity at the time about facebook “causing” divorces. It is still common that facebook and…
Rank this Week: 487

Chicago Family Law Blog

Chicago Family Law Blog

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

http://www.chicagofamilylawblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Inheritance Rights of Spouses after Separation and Divorce

    Inheritance Rights of Spouses after Separation and Divorce
     Most people are aware that a surviving spouse is usually entitled to inherit all or a large portion of the estate of a deceased spouse. Fewer understand the effect on estates if one spouse dies during a legal separation or after a…
  • Oct 16

    Keeping Assets in a Custodial Account for a Minor

    Keeping Assets in a Custodial Account for a Minor
     Minors have no legal capacity to manage property. Thus, transferring property and other assets to minors can be problematic. For example, parents or other adults may wish to convey a small amount of property to a minor without investing…
  • Aug 13

    DOMA Defines "Marriage" as Union of Man and Woman

    DOMA Defines "Marriage" as Union of Man and Woman
     The federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was signed into law by President Clinton on September 21, 1996. DOMA defines “marriage” to consist exclusively as a heterosexual union of a man and a woman. Further, DOMA directs…
Rank this Week: 721

Nolo's Divorce, Custody, and…

Nolo's Divorce, Custody, and Family Law Blog

Covers divorce, chil support, child custody and mediation.

http://blog.nolo.com/divorce/
  • Oct 7

    Same-Sex Marriage Bans Come Tumbling Down

    Same-Sex Marriage Bans Come Tumbling Down
    Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court chose to do nothing, which, ironically, resulted in the most widespread impact on the marriage equality movement to date. The Supreme Court’s inaction – its decision not to review three…
  • Mar 10

    Teen Sues Parents for Financial Support and Tuition

    Teen Sues Parents for Financial Support and Tuition
    Last week we saw a flurry of news reports regarding Rachel Canning’s lawsuit against her parents for child support and school tuition. Much of the media focus has been on Rachel’s “bad girl behavior,” rather than the…
  • Feb 11

    The DOJ Extends Federal Benefits to Same-Sex Spouse

    The DOJ Extends Federal Benefits to Same-Sex Spouse
    On Saturday, February 8, 2014, United States Attorney General Eric Holder announced that in an effort to implement the Supreme Court’s historic decision in United States v. Windsor, the Department of Justice (which includes all of…
Rank this Week: 900

Massachusetts Divorce Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law and divorce. By Gabriel Cheong.

http://gabrielcheonglaw.com
  • Feb 17

    This Blog Has Moved

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

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

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

    Why should you have an attorney from the start?

    Why should you have an attorney from the start?
    I get a lot of calls from people who want to hire us after they have already filed a case themselves.  In many of these cases, they’ve already tried to navigate the court system for a while and they’re now contacting an…
Rank this Week: 1059

texasfamilylaw blog

texasfamilylaw blog

Covers Texas family law litigation. By Eric S. LaFleur.

http://texasfamilylaw.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 26

    Alimony in Other States, and Maintenance in Texa

    Alimony in Other States, and Maintenance in Texa
    Here’s an interesting article that appeared on bloomberg.com today about some other States’ laws which allow for lifetime alimony obligations in amounts far beyond what the obligee can pay:…
  • Aug 26

    Alimony in Other States, and Maintenance in Texa

    Alimony in Other States, and Maintenance in Texa
    Here’s an interesting article that appeared on bloomberg.com today about some other States’ laws which allow for lifetime alimony obligations in amounts far beyond what the obligee can pay:…
  • Jul 24

    Lagerfeld: “I want to marry my cat.”

    Lagerfeld: “I want to marry my cat.”
    Lagerfeld: “I want to marry my cat.” Ummmm…..okay?
Rank this Week: 835

Florida Family Law Blawg

Florida Family Law Blawg

Covers Florida family law cases and news. By Christopher Chopin.

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

    Fourth District Court Reverses Paternity Judgment

    Fourth District Court Reverses Paternity Judgment
    The Fourth District Court of Appeal reversed today in Jeffers v. McLeary, a case in which the Father appealed an amended final judgment of paternity on the grounds that the Court was required to take evidence from each party regarding…
  • Apr 17

    Fourth DCA Permits Domestic Violence Filing by Temporary Resident

    Fourth DCA Permits Domestic Violence Filing by Temporary Resident
    The Fourth District Court of Appeal ruled today in Rudel v. Rudel, a case involving two German residents.  While the Wife and daughter of the parties had temporarily moved to Florida for the minor child to attend school, the Wife filed a…
  • Apr 17

    Restriction on Toy Guns Reversed by Fourth DCA

    Restriction on Toy Guns Reversed by Fourth DCA
    The Fourth District Court of Appeal ruled today in Ingram v. Ingram, reversing as to a single issue raised.  Referencing an “unfortunate experience” with a BB gun while on a visit with his father, the Fourth District upheld a…
Rank this Week: 831

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: 924

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: 1088

DIY Divorce in Florida

DIY Divorce in Florida

Offers free legal tips to people representing themselves in Florida divorces. By Pamela S. Wynn.

http://diydivorce.typepad.com/diy_divorce_in_florida/
  • Mar 27

    Alimony Reform

    Alimony Reform
    PLease visit my law office blog to read about 2013 alimony reform www.pamelawynn.com/blog
  • Sep 19

    Florida Financial Affidavit - To File or Not to File?

    Florida Financial Affidavit - To File or Not to File?
    Those divorcing couples who have made Scalesagreements as to the property and children often want to skip filing a Florida financial affdiavit because
  • Aug 16

    What Does a Remand Mean in Your Divorce Case?

    What Does a Remand Mean in Your Divorce Case?
    If you are one of the lucky ones and succeed in your appeal, the appeallate court may "remand" your DIY divorce case to the trial...
Rank this Week: 1006

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: 757

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: 920

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: 829

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Oct 16

    Is Yelling at Your Spouse Domestic Violence? British Court Says “Yes”

    Is Yelling at Your Spouse Domestic Violence? British Court Says “Yes”
    Have you ever yelled at your spouse, perhaps out of frustration or even anger? If you say “no”, I don’t believe you. For those of us who on those rare, embarrassing occasions have sounded off rather loudly, best keep away…
  • Oct 14

    Judge Comments that Family Litigants are “Blowing Their Brains Out Fighting”

    Judge Comments that Family Litigants are “Blowing Their Brains Out Fighting”
    In yet another British Columbia Supreme Court case, a wise judge points out the folly of the battle between litigating spouses and the accompanying expense, both financially and emotionally. In Danroth v. Whiting 2017 BCSC 1814 Mr. Justice…
  • Oct 5

    Anonymous v. Anonymous: The Secret Divorce

    Anonymous v. Anonymous: The Secret Divorce
    Anthony Weiner’s public and private activities have been splashed over media outlets around the world. Besides his unsuccessful run for mayor of New York in 2013, and the discovery of “Hillary” emails on his computer, there…
Rank this Week: 4394

Hildebrand Law Blog

Hildebrand Law Blog

Discusses Arizona Law in Relation to Divorce and Separately Owned Businesses.

https://www.hildebrandlaw.com/blog.aspx
  • Oct 16

    Statutory Marital Paternity Presumption for Same-Sex Couples in Arizona

    Statutory Marital Paternity Presumption for Same-Sex Couples in Arizona
    Statutory Marital Paternity Presumption for Same-Sex Couples in Arizona With the recognition of the validity of same-sex marriages in Arizona, a question arises as to whether a child born during a same-sex marriage results in the…
  • Oct 16

    Taxes and Divorce Settlements in Arizona

    Taxes and Divorce Settlements in Arizona
    Taxes and Divorce Settlements in Arizona In a divorce in Arizona, you need to consider the tax implications of certain assets when entering into a divorce settlement. Failure to consider tax consequences when dividing community property in…
  • Oct 16

    Third Party Visitation with a Child in Arizona

    Third Party Visitation with a Child in Arizona
    Third Party Visitation with a Child in Arizona Arizona laws allow third-party visitation with a child under very limited circumstances. Your petition for third-party visitation with a child in Arizona must very specifically include…
Rank this Week: 1976

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: 2111

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

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

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • Oct 16

    Options for Filing Tax Returns After Divorce

    Options for Filing Tax Returns After Divorce
    Recently divorced individuals can often be faced with new challenges and problems that did not exist previously. One of them is tax filing. Married couples can file for tax either jointly or separately. Usually, the tax filing status of…
  • Oct 13

    Can A Couple Go For A Trial Separation While Living Together?

    Can A Couple Go For A Trial Separation While Living Together?
    There are many marriages that go through the process of trial separations. Contrary to common perception, a trial separation does not necessarily mean that your relationship has ended. Rather, it means that both the parties have made up their…
  • Oct 12

    What Is The Meaning Of An Emotional Divorce?

    What Is The Meaning Of An Emotional Divorce?
    Some spouses use a psychological phenomenon called Emotional Divorce if they feel their marriage is now a threat for their very well-being. If you opt for an Emotional Divorce from your spouse, you are actually segregating your emotions and…
Rank this Week: 2425

The Interplay Between Bankruptcy…

The Interplay Between Bankruptcy and Divorce Law in Virginia

Explores the effect of a bankruptcy on divorce and other family law matters in Virginia, as well as the effect of a divorce or other family law matter on a bankruptcy. By James H. Wilson, Jr.

http://bankruptcydivorceblawg.com
Rank this Week: 4657

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

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

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 16

    New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brande

    New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brande
             The New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brandes, was written for both the attorney who has never tried a matrimonial action and for the experienced litigator. It is a “how to” book for…
  • Oct 10

    New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook

    New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook
    The  New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brandes is scheduled to be in bookstores and available on line soon.   Click on the title for more information about the contents of the…
  • Oct 10

    Salguero v Argueta, 2017 WL 4475995 (E.D. North Carolina, 2017) [El Salvador ][Costs]

    Salguero v Argueta, 2017 WL 4475995 (E.D. North Carolina, 2017) [El Salvador ][Costs]
              In Salguero v Argueta, 2017 WL 4475995 (E.D. North Carolina, 2017) the matter was before the clerk on petitioner Jose Gustavo Moneterros Salguero’s motion for payment of costs following the…
Rank this Week: 3490

New York Divorce and Family Law…

New York Divorce and Family Law Blog

Covers New York divorce and family law decisions and legislation. By Joel R. Brandes.

http://brandeslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 16

    New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brande

    New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brande
          The New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brandes will soon be in  bookstores and available on line.   Click on the title for more information about the contents of the…
  • Oct 6

    The  New York Matrimonial Trial…

    The  New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brandes will be in  bookstores and available on line soon.   Click on the title for more information about the contents of the…
  • Oct 6

    First Department Holds "Presumption of Legitimacy"applies to a Child Born to a Same-sex Married Couple

    First Department Holds "Presumption of Legitimacy"applies to a Child Born to a Same-sex Married Couple
    In re Maria-Irene D, 2017 WL 4287334 (1st Dept., 2017) the Appellate Division affirmed an order which vacated an adoption. Appellant Marco D. and respondent Han Ming T. (Ming), both British citizens, entered a civil union in the United…
Rank this Week: 3489

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • Oct 16

    Podcast #2: Terri’s Story, Part Two

    Podcast #2: Terri’s Story, Part Two
    K.O. Herston concludes his interview with his former client, Terri. They discuss Terri's experience during the divorce process, her reflections on how her life has changed, and the lessons she learned along the way.
  • Oct 13

    Photo of the Week: Barkley Marathon

    Photo of the Week: Barkley Marathon
    Did you know that East Tennessee is home to the most difficult footrace ever created? It’s called the Barkley Marathons, and since it began in 1986 there have only been 15 finishers. There’s a wonderful documentary called The…
  • Oct 11

    Facebook Posts Lead to Order of Protection in Memphis, Tennessee: Purifoy v. Mafa

    Facebook Posts Lead to Order of Protection in Memphis, Tennessee: Purifoy v. Mafa
    Facts: Woman works as a Legal Aid staff attorney representing domestic-violence victims. Man is an occupational therapist with PhD’s from both Oxford and Cambridge in England. In 2013, Man’s ex-girlfriend sought an order of…
Rank this Week: 3442

Piccolo Law Offices Blog

Piccolo Law Offices Blog

Covers Nevada law in the areas of civil litigation, estate planning, and family law.

https://piccololawoffices.com/blog/
  • Oct 16

    What Are the Pass Rates for the Nevada Bar Exam?

    What Are the Pass Rates for the Nevada Bar Exam?
    Nevada’s bar exam is viewed by many as one of the most difficult in the country based on its low pass rates. For example, in 2016, Nevada’s overall pass rate was 52%, behind only California (40%), South Dakota (50%), and Arizona…
  • Oct 16

    Nevada Bar Exam Essay Topics: 2007-2017

    Nevada Bar Exam Essay Topics: 2007-2017
    The eight essay questions* on the Nevada Bar exam can include any number of sixteen different areas of law. How often do each of these areas appear on the exam? Which ones appear the most often? I have compiled a chart that shows the…
  • Oct 12

    Can Your Employer Discipline or Fire You for Using A Legal Product Off Duty?

    Can Your Employer Discipline or Fire You for Using A Legal Product Off Duty?
    For many reasons, employers might be concerned about how their employees behave not only while at work but also outside of work. For example, an employee’s conduct outside of work may often reflect either positively or negatively on the…
Rank this Week: 1834

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Oct 15

    News Essentials: 16th October 2017

    News Essentials: 16th October 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSGuidance given in important hair strand testing judgmentPractices of testers affirmed and suggestions made for report writing. Full story: Family Law Week. See…
  • Oct 12

    Twitter, a case, and a report...

    Twitter, a case, and a report...
    ...were the inspiration sources for my posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog, which included:Flawed Twitter poll still indicates support for no-fault divorce - As many as 9 out of 10 people agree with…
  • Oct 9

    In denial - Ministers’ flagship family policy withering on the vine

    In denial - Ministers’ flagship family policy withering on the vine
    Jane RobeyNew figures show slump in family mediation starts Commenting on news that the number of couples starting family mediation has slumped by a quarter, Jane Robey, CEO of National Family Mediation, said:“Ministers need to…
Rank this Week: 1202

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Oct 15

    Interest on Asset Payments Due Under Divorce Stipulation of Settlement

    Interest on Asset Payments Due Under Divorce Stipulation of Settlement
    It may be difficult to reconcile two recent decisions of the Appellate Division, Second Department, as they relate to awards of interest on delayed equitable distribution payments due under a divorce stipulation of settlement. The first…
  • Sep 17

    IRS Innocent Spouse Relief’s Impact on Equitable Distribution in Divorce

    IRS Innocent Spouse Relief’s Impact on Equitable Distribution in Divorce
    If the IRS determines that as between spouses only one is liable for a tax debt, should that finding be binding on a divorce court determination as to whether the marital tax debt should be allocated to only one spouse? Married couples who…
  • Sep 10

    Husband Benefits From Wife’s Retainer Agreement Cap On Counsel Fee

    Husband Benefits From Wife’s Retainer Agreement Cap On Counsel Fee
    In a lengthy, thoughtful August 29, 2017 opinion in S.M. v. M.R., Richmond County (Staten Island) Supreme Court Justice Catherine M. DiDomenico resolved the financial issues incident to the parties’ divorce. Among the issues were those…
Rank this Week: 3665

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 15

    Domestic violence used as a defense to move away order

    Domestic violence used as a defense to move away order
    The question must be asked as in all move away cases is the reason for the move away a motive separate than other reasons given for the move away request.  Often the move away if fought with anterior motives and seems to be almost always…
  • Oct 13

    Michigan mom jailed for violating vaccination order

    Michigan mom jailed for violating vaccination order
    A Michigan judge has reduced the child custody rights of a woman who was jailed for five days for not following through on an agreement to vaccinate her 9-year-old son. The family law issues are  twofold here. …
  • Oct 11

    Georgina Chapman divorces Harvey Weinstein

    Georgina Chapman divorces Harvey Weinstein
    Just days after Harvey Weinstein said his wife, Marchesa fashion designer Georgina Chapman, was standing by him, Chapman now says she has chosen to divorce her husband. Chapman said in a statement to tabloids, “My heart…
Rank this Week: 4559

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Oct 15

    You asked for something, I offered something: How to reach out and help

    You asked for something, I offered something: How to reach out and help
    On Being features Omid Safi’s advice for helping someone you love, someone who is struggling. Omid Safi writes (excerpt): But don’t ask them to give you their hand. Instead, offer them your hand. Don’t ask for their heart,…
  • Sep 25

    Rule One: Understanding your kid is a copycat!

    Rule One: Understanding your kid is a copycat!
    CNN references a Rule 1 for one aspect of parenting: modeling good behavior. Ask yourself: Is there some aspect where this Rule 1 would not apply? Kelly Wallace writes (excerpt): Rule No. 1 seems simple enough but is too often…
  • Sep 24

    Always watching: Is Facebook the real “Big Brother?”

    Always watching: Is Facebook the real “Big Brother?”
    CNN Money focuses a moment on Facebook’s most recent example of tracking everything about you. Since people willingly sacrifice privacy for the privilege of using their pages, they watch you and then sell you to advertisers. Tracking…
Rank this Week: 1388

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
  • Oct 14

    What you think, what you know, and what you can prove

    What you think, what you know, and what you can prove
    One goes into a hearing or trial trying to establish various facts that will hopefully lead the court to rule in the desired manner. However the court is looking for “proof” of these facts. Merely alleging these facts exist is…
  • Oct 5

    Getting arbitration awards turned into court orders (or preventing it from happening)

    Getting arbitration awards turned into court orders (or preventing it from happening)
    Many of my colleagues are turning to arbitration to resolve family law disputes. Few seem aware that an arbitrator’s award does not automatically become a valid court order. South Carolina’s Uniform Arbitration Act, Title 15,…
  • Sep 20

    Building better restraining order

    Building better restraining order
    A few weeks ago I blogged about what I considered ill-conceived child custody restraining orders. These restraints criminalized behavior that, while not ideal, are hardly incarceration worthy (e.g., no vulgarity around the children),…
Rank this Week: 4644

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/
  • Oct 14

    Using Cross Examination in New York Divorce Trial

    Using Cross Examination in New York Divorce Trial
    Although the nature of divorce trials can change from one case to the next, it’s worth noting that divorce attorneys and child custody lawyers like myself often use a very specific set of techniques when presenting our case to the…
  • Oct 8

    Using Direct Examination in Divorce Trial

    Using Direct Examination in Divorce Trial
    As a child custody lawyer, divorce attorney, and family law lawyer, I’ve been involved with several different divorce trials across Long Island and New York. While the specifics of these trials might change from couple to couple,…
  • Oct 2

    What to Know About Divorce Trial Opening Statement

    What to Know About Divorce Trial Opening Statement
    A marriage is about joining two lives together at multiple different touchpoints. When you agree to a marriage, you interweave almost every aspect of your life with your partner. For that reason, when a divorce takes place, it can be very…
Rank this Week: 2182

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal, family and Injury law. By Blair & Kim, PLLC.

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    Washington Statute of Limitations and Service

    Washington Statute of Limitations and Service
    Personal injury cases are subject to a statute of limitations, and if the injured person does not bring a lawsuit prior to its expiration, he or she will be time-barred from doing so.  Washington car accident attorneys know that…
  • Oct 6

    Jury Access to Inadmissible Evidence Results in New Trial for Washington Criminal Defendant

    Jury Access to Inadmissible Evidence Results in New Trial for Washington Criminal Defendant
    A jury must base its decision on the evidence before the court and may not consider evidence outside the record.  While courts do their best to ensure that juries are properly instructed and not exposed to outside information, jurors…
  • Sep 27

    Washington Parenting Plans and Substantial Changes in Circumstance

    Washington Parenting Plans and Substantial Changes in Circumstance
    The modification of a Washington parenting plan over the other parent’s objection can be difficult.  In fact, there is a presumption against it.  Washington child custody attorneys know that Washington courts have recognized…
Rank this Week: 1757

Hook Law Center Blog

Hook Law Center Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Virginia.

https://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Oct 13

    New Medicare Cards Coming Soon

    New Medicare Cards Coming Soon
    Between April 2018 and April 2019, Medicare will be issuing new Medicare cards to all of its beneficiaries, approximately 60 million Americans, in an effort to cut down on identity theft and fraud. Instead of using Social Security Numbers to…
  • Oct 9

    Protecting Public Benefits from Child Support Payment

    Protecting Public Benefits from Child Support Payment
    The majority of us know that a parent has a duty to support his or her minor children, and that the law presumes that upon reaching majority, a child is capable of self-support. Very few people understand that the responsibilities of a parent…
  • Sep 29

    Assuring an Inheritance for your Heir

    Assuring an Inheritance for your Heir
    Many of our clients come to us primarily for estate planning. They are interested in making sure that their assets are distributed to their beneficiaries in the amounts and in the manner that they want. For many of our clients, that means…
Rank this Week: 2013

Berkich Family Law Blog

Berkich Family Law Blog

By Berkich Family Law, PLLC.

http://berkichfamilylaw.com/news/
  • Oct 13

    Free Legal Clinic

    Free Legal Clinic
    Berkich Family Law has partnered with Safe Embrace and Step2 for a monthly Legal Clinic, which will be held on the third Thursday of the month. You can find information on future dates and how to reserve an appointment by clicking on this…
  • Aug 11

    Berkich Family Law has partnered with Safe Embrace to host a free legal clinic

    Berkich Family Law has partnered with Safe Embrace to host a free legal clinic
    Are you or someone you know in need of legal advice, but are unable to retain a lawyer? Berkich Family Law is offering a monthly free legal clinic with the help of Safe Embrace. For more information on this month’s clinic, please click…
  • Aug 11

    Berkich Family Law Announces the Addition of Megan Lucey

    Berkich Family Law Announces the Addition of Megan Lucey
    Berkich Family Law is pleased to announce the addition of Megan Lucey to the firm. Megan A. Lucey received her Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Ms. Lucey then attended University of…
Rank this Week: 1855

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    Separate Property Bought During Marriage?

    Separate Property Bought During Marriage?
    Dear Carolyn: I have a family member who is separated. Before the separation, this person purchased a house with the deed only in her name and the deed of trust in both names. How will the courts view this property for equitable distribution?…
  • Oct 11

    A year can seem a LONG time…..

    A year can seem a LONG time…..
    Dear Carolyn: My wife and I have been married 20 years. Our child is graduating from high school this year, and we are miserable.  We own a home with lots of debt and we cannot afford to separate without selling our home first.  We…
  • Oct 6

    Crazy Soccer Mom!

    Crazy Soccer Mom!
    Dear Carolyn: The ex-wife of my new husband is constantly calling my cell phone, following me in my car, and making faces at me at the children’s soccer game.  I get texts from her calling me names.  She even threatened to…
Rank this Week: 1810

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

http://www.bocaratondivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    Palm Beach Real Estate Royalty Give New Meaning to High Asset Divorce

    Palm Beach Real Estate Royalty Give New Meaning to High Asset Divorce
    Even people who do not have a romantic bone in their bodies find it heartwarming to see elderly couples who have been married for many decades. For example, after Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc on Florida, readers all across the country took…
  • Oct 11

    The Mills v. Mills Appeal: A Dispute About Misconduct and Marital Liabilitie

    The Mills v. Mills Appeal: A Dispute About Misconduct and Marital Liabilitie
    Florida’s laws are quite clear about the fact that all assets acquired and liabilities incurred during the marriage should be considered marital property. Since Florida is an equitable distribution state, Florida divorce courts divide…
  • Oct 6

    How Does Being a Stay-at-Home Parent Affect Alimony Decisions in Florida?

    How Does Being a Stay-at-Home Parent Affect Alimony Decisions in Florida?
    On the surface of it, the decision about whether to continue working after you have children or to leave the workforce for a certain number of years after your children are born is more controversial than it should be. It is not hard to find…
Rank this Week: 3002

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

Arizona Law Group Family Law Blog

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

http://www.arizonalawgroup.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1725

Lucas Law Blog

Lucas Law Blog

Covers personal injury and family law. By Joseph M. Lucas & Associates, L.L.C.

http://www.lucaslaw.com/barrington-lawyer
  • Oct 12

    Woman Awarded $4.5 Million in Premises Liability Lawsuit

    Woman Awarded $4.5 Million in Premises Liability Lawsuit
    An Aurora, Ill., woman recently received a $4.5 million judgment as a result of a personal injury lawsuit filed against Wells Fargo. The injury took place in 2012, when the woman was walking into a Wells Fargo mortgage retail office…
  • Sep 12

    Chemical Exposure Has Long-Term Effect

    Chemical Exposure Has Long-Term Effect
    Exposure to hazardous substances is a serious risk that some construction workers face on the job. The immediate danger is most apparent when disastrous events occur, such as explosions. However, chemical exposure can cause medical…
  • Aug 17

    Gender Roles No Longer Define Men's Divorce

    Gender Roles No Longer Define Men's Divorce
    Even with the advancements in gender equality, many men and women in relationships cling to the traditional gender roles of previous generations. Men are supposed to be the providers, and women give support at home. These expected roles…
Rank this Week: 1870

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.fsgattorneys.com/blog
  • Oct 12

    Kentucky Personal Injury Attorney Honored

    Kentucky Personal Injury Attorney Honored
    David F. Fessler has been honored by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys as one of the top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys in Kentucky for “Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service.” This honor is very gratifying…
  • Oct 4

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Kentucky and Ohio

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Kentucky and Ohio
    No one wants to be the person or people in the car in this picture.  Unfortunately, with over 200 million drivers on the roads in the United States, it is quite possible you could be hit by another driver.  In Kentucky, as in most…
  • Aug 30

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Kentucky and Ohio

    Personal Injury Attorneys in Kentucky and Ohio
    Fessler, Schneider, & Grimme wish you a wonderful three day weekend.  Labor Day is the last three day weekend of the summer season and everyone wants to take advantage of it.  Most of us will drive to friends or relatives for…
Rank this Week: 2333

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Oct 12

    Appearing as a witness in court – tips for parent

    Appearing as a witness in court – tips for parent
    Tonight I was involved in a twitter discussion about the publication of some tips for social workers who are worried about giving evidence, and the sense that parents are not given similar support. Appearing as a witness in court: tips for…
  • Oct 11

    happy families, the conversations we’re not having about adoption

    happy families, the conversations we’re not having about adoption
    by Pamela Neal (28 Oct 6.30pm, London)   Can we make happy families? Can we impose identity on a child? Do we need to ‘rescue’ children or should we be trying to support unhappy families? What is really at the heart of our…
  • Oct 8

    Of mice and men…

    Of mice and men…
    Once again it is Sunday night and it’s a toss up between going to bed at 9pm or staring into the abyss of twitter whilst I should be working…Or knocking up a blog post so I don’t have Monday morning blog-guilt (yes,…
Rank this Week: 4482

Penglase & Benson Law Blog

Penglase & Benson Law Blog

Covers wills and trusts, DUI and criminal law, personal injuries and auto accidents, and general legal advice.

http://www.penglaseandbenson.com/blog/
  • Oct 12

    Common Uses for a Business Attorney in Doylestown PA

    Common Uses for a Business Attorney in Doylestown PA
    “I hope you have a good lawyer.” Those are usually pretty ominous words. But when you own a business, those are words to live by. It’s not that you’re automatically in danger of litigation, but that you need someone to…
  • Sep 18

    Creating a Child Custody Agreement that Works for Everyone

    Creating a Child Custody Agreement that Works for Everyone
    In an ideal world, every child custody agreement would benefit the children as well as the parents. Yet such a result is less common than most assume. Plenty of parents will push for child custody arrangement language that is weighed in his…
  • Sep 7

    What You Need to Know About Living Wills and Trust

    What You Need to Know About Living Wills and Trust
    If you reach the point where you are unable to make decisions regarding your medical care due to advanced age, an accident or an illness, a living will, trust and durable health care power of attorney will prove essential. The failure to take…
Rank this Week: 1994

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2645