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Australian Divorce Blog

Australian Divorce Blog

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

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

    New heads of Family Court and Federal Circuit Court appointed

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

    Vale Justice Michelle May of the Family Court of Australia

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

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

    Government to restrict cross-examination of family violence victims by their alleged perpetrator
    Attorney-General Senator George Brandis has released the following statement:protecting family violence victims from beingcross-examined by alleged perpetratorsToday, I release draft legislative amendments to the Family Law Act 1975 to…
Rank this Week: 956

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

Covers Pennsylvania and New Jersey family law. By Linda A. Kerns.

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    Can you sue someone for breaking up with you?

    Can you sue someone for breaking up with you?
    Read this article on bravotv.com concerning whether you can sue for heartbreak:Wait, Can You Actually Sue Someone For Breaking Up With You?"Unless you have specific monetary damages from a failed relationship, suing after a break-up would be…
  • Sep 13

    Set the stage at the beginning of the school year to be an effective co-parent

    Set the stage at the beginning of the school year to be an effective co-parent
    CommunicationUsing a shared Google calendar with the children’s upcoming school events can help both parents keep informed about back-to-school nights, sports or a holiday performance. However, utilizing a Google calendar takes…
  • Sep 11

    Until Payoff of Debt do us Part

    Until Payoff of Debt do us Part
    “I will just let him have the house.” If only it were so easy. After deciding child custody, the next biggest issue facing virtually all parties who are divorcing is what to do with the marital home. Unfortunately, divesting…
Rank this Week: 848

The Law Office of Christine M…

The Law Office of Christine M Bechtold, LLC

Covers Georgia family law.

http://bechtold-law.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    Happy Constitution Day 2017

    Happy Constitution Day 2017
    "On September 17, 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention met for the last time to sign the document they had created." http://www.constitutionday.com/#."We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more…
  • Jul 2

    July 2, 1776 Congress officially votes for Independence

    July 2, 1776 Congress officially votes for Independence
    Contact the Law Office of Christine M Bechtold, LLC today to schedule your free initial consultation. Call, leave a confidential email, or send a private e-mail. 770-466-2700 Christine@Bechtold-Law.com
  • Jul 2

    Independence Day 2017

    Independence Day 2017
    "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”Declaration of…
Rank this Week: 930

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: 833

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Covers adoption, family law, surrogacy and mediation. By Harden Jackson LLC.

https://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com
  • Aug 23

    Israel to Hear Arguments on Surrogacy for Same-Sex Couple

    Israel to Hear Arguments on Surrogacy for Same-Sex Couple
    While surrogacy is not legal in many parts of the world, there are also countries, like Israel, that allow some, but not all citizens, to become parents through surrogacy.  Under current Israeli law, only heterosexual partners can enter…
  • Aug 16

    New Hope for Foster Care

    New Hope for Foster Care
    Adoption is an excellent form of creating a family for those affected by infertility. This post focuses specifically on foster care adoption. There are more than 110,000 children in the foster care system, but nearly 20,000 of these children…
  • Jul 26

    Celebrity Surrogacy Update!

    Celebrity Surrogacy Update!
    Many people know Cristiano Ronaldo from his excellent soccer skills, but few know he just became a father to twins through the help of a gestational surrogate! The surrogate gave birth just outside of San Diego, California to a girl and a boy…
Rank this Week: 996

Real Divorce Mediation Blog

Real Divorce Mediation Blog

By Whole Mediation & Consulting Services P.C.

http://wholemediation.com/blog/
  • Jul 18

    Steps to an Empowering Divorce

    Steps to an Empowering Divorce
    Divorce is usually overwhelming, uncertain, and confusing. If not handled well the divorce process can be a recipe for disaster. How you handle your divorce will impact not only you, your spouse and children, but also your community of…
  • Jul 18

    Steps to an Empowering Divorce

    Steps to an Empowering Divorce
    Divorce is usually overwhelming, uncertain, and confusing. If not handled well the divorce process can be a recipe for disaster. How you handle your divorce will impact not only you, your spouse and children, but also your community of…
  • Mar 4

    Divorce, Children and Taxe

    Divorce, Children and Taxe
    Most divorcing couples feel financially strained. The good news is that parents may receive significant tax benefits for children; the bad news is that even though more and more parents are choosing joint parenting the IRS still hangs on…
Rank this Week: 608

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland divorce, marital property, protective orders and visitation. By Silverman Thompson Slutkin White.

http://www.marylanddivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 10

    Protective Orders in Divorce Case

    Protective Orders in Divorce Case
    A bill was approved by the Maryland House repealing the language of a Maryland Family Law Statute which prohibits decisions in domestic violence proceedings from being admitted into evidence during divorce trials. Current law states that…
  • Feb 24

    Consent Divorce

    Consent Divorce
    Sen. Wayne Norman (R-Harford) has introduced SB 499, a bill that would allow a circuit court to grant an absolute divorce on the basis of mutual consent, with only one of the parties appearing in court. The bill deletes Fam. Law Sec.…
  • Feb 24

    The Validity of an Islamic Divorce in Maryland

    The Validity of an Islamic Divorce in Maryland
    Stating three words, Talaq, Talaq, Talaq, is all that is required for a husband to divorce his wife under Islamic law. This ancient tradition is being reviewed by the Supreme Court in India in order to determine the constitutionality of this…
Rank this Week: 736

Texas Family Law Blog

Texas Family Law Blog

An exploration of family law In Texas. By Sean Y. Palmer.

http://texasfamilylawblog.wordpress.com
  • Feb 23

    Trial Ledger

    Trial Ledger
    “When a case involves documents, it is critical to begin organizing the documents immediately upon receipt.  It is more efficient to touch the documents only once.  As a practical matter, this means that all discovery items…
  • May 13

    Texas Frozen Embryo Case of Roman v. Roman Finally Over

    Texas Frozen Embryo Case of Roman v. Roman Finally Over
    On thing can be said for Augusta Roman, she certainly fought her legal case until the bitter end.   In a Harris County, Texas divorce, she wanted to be awarded frozen embryos she had created with her husband when they were still…
  • May 13

    Texas Frozen Embryo Case of Roman v. Roman Finally Over

    Texas Frozen Embryo Case of Roman v. Roman Finally Over
    On thing can be said for Augusta Roman, she certainly fought her legal case until the bitter end.   In a Harris County, Texas divorce, she wanted to be awarded frozen embryos she had created with her husband when they…
Rank this Week: 602

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: 830

bloody relations

bloody relations

Covers UK family law.

http://bloodyrelations.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 14

    What is a drink problem?

    What is a drink problem?
    There is a facetious answer to the question - what is a drink problem. Empty glass is the problem - another drink the solution. Or drink is the solution - now what was the problem again? In care cases, however, the usual joking between…
  • Feb 14

    AA: Alcoholics Anonymou

    AA: Alcoholics Anonymou
    Many of my clients who have drink problems refuse to go to the obvious place for help: Alcoholics Anonymous . Over the years I have been given numerous different reasons and I thought I would do my best to debunk a few of the myths about…
  • Feb 14

    Alcohol and Addiction Support & Treatment

    Alcohol and Addiction Support & Treatment
    Alcohol Concern is the national agency on alcohol abuse. Their website publishes a number of leaflets and fact sheets and there is a directory of all local drug & alcohol services in the UK searchable by area. The directory also lists…
Rank this Week: 955

electronic divorce attorney

electronic divorce attorney

Covers Michigan divorce and family law matters. By Timothy P. Flynn.

http://electronicdivorceattorney.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    Completing Divorce in One Year

    Completing Divorce in One Year
    In 2003, the Michigan Supreme Court issued an administrative order requiring all county family court judges to complete divorces within a year of their filing. Since that time, county family court judges have struggled to comply.Under the…
  • Sep 25

    False Child Abuse and Neglect Complaint

    False Child Abuse and Neglect Complaint
    Sometimes, co-parents take an overly aggressive approach to reporting perceived wrongs to their county Child Protective Services. If this becomes a habit, there are steps the target parent can take to protect their custody position in a…
  • Sep 4

    Family Court Judge Refuses Divorce

    Family Court Judge Refuses Divorce
    Chancellor Jeffrey AthertonSometimes, a judge is just looking for some cheap professional attention. That's what we suspect occurred this week when a Tennessee family court judge cited the SCOTUS marriage equality decision, among other…
Rank this Week: 696

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: 508

Kansas Divorce Blawg

Kansas Divorce Blawg

Covers divorce, custody, child support and family law issues in Kansas. By the Law Offices of Kenneth M. McRae, L.L.C.

http://kansasdivorceblog.wordpress.com/
  • Nov 5

    Should You Tell Your Ex You Got a Raise?

    Should You Tell Your Ex You Got a Raise?
    For some time there has been a weakness in the Kansas Child Support system. Child support is calculated on the …Continue reading →
  • Nov 5

    Should You Tell Your Ex You Got a Raise?

    Should You Tell Your Ex You Got a Raise?
    For some time there has been a weakness in the Kansas Child Support system. Child support is calculated on the …Continue reading →
  • Mar 6

    How Do I Choose a Divorce Lawyer?

    How Do I Choose a Divorce Lawyer?
    Often when someone is thinking about the possibility of a divorce, the first basic question they have is “How do …Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 579

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: 597

Nordhaus Walpole, PLLC Blog

Nordhaus Walpole, PLLC Blog

Covers family law, estate planning and probate.

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

    What the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Means for Alimony

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

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

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

    5 Changes that May Require You to Modify Your Estate Plan

    5 Changes that May Require You to Modify Your Estate Plan
    While many estate planning tools offer the flexibility to automatically address certain changes in your life (such as the accumulation of wealth or the death of a family member), there are a variety of circumstances under which it may still…
Rank this Week: 1436

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers Illinois family law and estate planning needs.

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

    Should You Consider a Postnuptial Agreement?

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

    Collaborative Divorce in Illinoi

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

    Illinois House Considering Bill That Would Establish Equal Parenting Time

    Illinois House Considering Bill That Would Establish Equal Parenting Time
    The Illinois House is considering a bill that would create a rebuttable presumption that equal parenting time is in the best interests of children of divorced families. In other words, divorced couples would split parenting time 50/50. Under…
Rank this Week: 2334

Learn About Law

Learn About Law

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

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

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

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

    llinois Child Support 2018

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

    Employers' Vicarious Liability for Employee Conduct in Illinoi

    Employers' Vicarious Liability for Employee Conduct in Illinoi
    In this article we will explain the vicarious liability of an employer for the actions of an employee in Illinois. We will discuss both the doctrines of respondeat superior and negligent hiring.
Rank this Week: 1609

Jason P Howie Blog

Jason P Howie Blog

Covers family law in Windsor, Ontario.

https://jasonpaulhowie.com/
  • Feb 22

    Bitcoin and Division of Assets in Divorce

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

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

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

    Your Credit Score After Divorce

    Your Credit Score After Divorce
    It is very common for a client to tell me that they are very worried about their credit scores.  In fact, I would say that this issue was raised by clients about 50% of the time in my initial interviews. […] The post Your Credit…
Rank this Week: 1461

Anderson & Associates, P.C. Blog

Anderson & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers child custody, child support, property division, spousal support, and paternity.

https://www.andersonandassociatespc.com/schaumburg-divorce-lawyer
  • Feb 22

    Helping Your Adult Children Cope With Your Divorce

    Helping Your Adult Children Cope With Your Divorce
    When parents of minor children decide to divorce, they will often put a great deal of thought into how the end of their marriage will affect their children and do everything they can to ease children’s transition into a new situation in…
  • Feb 16

    Changes to Illinois’ Spousal Maintenance Laws in 2018

    Changes to Illinois’ Spousal Maintenance Laws in 2018
    When a married couple dissolves their marriage through divorce, they should both be able to continue living at a standard that is similar to what they enjoyed while they were married. Unfortunately, some spouses do not have the financial…
  • Feb 12

    Surviving Valentine’s Day After Divorce

    Surviving Valentine’s Day After Divorce
    After the end of a long-term relationship, you are likely ready to move on with your life and leave the emotional pain of your breakup behind. Unfortunately, this can be difficult to do during the days and weeks surrounding February 14th. As…
Rank this Week: 1333

The Blog of the Law Offices of…

The Blog of the Law Offices of Anthony Carbone

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

https://anthonycarbonepersonalinjurylawyer.com/blog/
  • Feb 22

    Lunchtime Work Accidents: Are You Entitled to Benefits?

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

    It Can be Frightening! Destroying Property and Domestic Violence

    It Can be Frightening! Destroying Property and Domestic Violence
    There’s a common misconception about domestic violence. A great many people wrongfully assume that domestic violence only applies to actual physical contact. However, there are actually nineteen separate acts that constitute predicate…
  • Feb 20

    Facebook Live’s Connection to Crime

    Facebook Live’s Connection to Crime
    By Guest Blogger Attorney John F. Marchiano Facebook has changed the way we live, work and play, but it has also added a new dimension to crime. Facebook Live has been used to broadcast numerous acts of violence in real-time, leading to…
Rank this Week: 1358

Gelman and Associates Blog

Gelman and Associates Blog

Cover family law in Canada. By Lisa Gelman.

https://lisagelman.com/blog/
  • Feb 22

    Sperm Donor Who Donated to Lesbian Couple is Denied Parental Right

    Sperm Donor Who Donated to Lesbian Couple is Denied Parental Right
    A recent decision by an appeal court in New York state has denied a sperm donor’s request to have a paternity test in order to be recognized as a child’s legal parent, noting that “biology is not dispositive in a…
  • Feb 14

    Indefinite vs. Time-Limited Spousal Support

    Indefinite vs. Time-Limited Spousal Support
    In a recent Ontario decision, the court grappled with the interesting question of when it might be appropriate to terminate a prior order for indefinite spousal support. What Happened? The parties were married in May 1986 and separated in…
  • Feb 5

    Mother from Jamaica Fighting to Stop Her Child’s Adoption by a Canadian Family

    Mother from Jamaica Fighting to Stop Her Child’s Adoption by a Canadian Family
    CBC News reported this week that a 38-year old Jamaican woman is seeking to stop the adoption of her son by a B.C. family, a case that is raising some interesting legal issues. What Happened? The child at the heart of this legal battle was…
Rank this Week: 1489

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers family law related issues including divorce, separation, child custody & access, child support, spousal support, and property division. By Gelman & Associates.

http://www.lisagelman.com/blog/
  • Feb 22

    Sperm Donor Who Donated to Lesbian Couple is Denied Parental Right

    Sperm Donor Who Donated to Lesbian Couple is Denied Parental Right
    A recent decision by an appeal court in New York state has denied a sperm donor’s request to have a paternity test in order to be recognized as a child’s legal parent, noting that “biology is not dispositive in a…
  • Feb 14

    Indefinite vs. Time-Limited Spousal Support

    Indefinite vs. Time-Limited Spousal Support
    In a recent Ontario decision, the court grappled with the interesting question of when it might be appropriate to terminate a prior order for indefinite spousal support. What Happened? The parties were married in May 1986 and separated in…
  • Feb 5

    Mother from Jamaica Fighting to Stop Her Child’s Adoption by a Canadian Family

    Mother from Jamaica Fighting to Stop Her Child’s Adoption by a Canadian Family
    CBC News reported this week that a 38-year old Jamaican woman is seeking to stop the adoption of her son by a B.C. family, a case that is raising some interesting legal issues. What Happened? The child at the heart of this legal battle was…
Rank this Week: 2351

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/
  • Feb 22

    The Quality of Title and Adverse Possession

    The Quality of Title and Adverse Possession
    In Ontario, there are two land title registration systems: one under the Registry Act and the other under the Land Titles Act.  We commonly associate the former with paper deeds and other title documents, and the latter with…
  • Feb 15

    Spousal Support can Survive after Death of the Recipient Spouse

    Spousal Support can Survive after Death of the Recipient Spouse
    In Marasse Estate (Re), the Court decided on the issue of whether the estate of the deceased was entitled to continue receiving spousal support under a separation agreement. The separation agreement required the defendant to pay $3,000 per…
  • Feb 14

    Bill 148: Are you in compliance with Ontario’s “Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act”, 2017

    Bill 148: Are you in compliance with Ontario’s “Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act”, 2017
    In the face of a changing economy, full time and permanent work is no longer the norm and employment is increasingly less secure. Many people are unable to support their families on part-time, contract or minimum-wage jobs and many more…
Rank this Week: 1349

Anderson & Associates, P.C. Blog

Anderson & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers family law.

https://www.lawyersdupagecounty.com/wheaton-attorney
  • Feb 22

    New Illinois Law Helps Domestic Violence Victims Keep Phone Number

    New Illinois Law Helps Domestic Violence Victims Keep Phone Number
    When someone is the victim of domestic violence or domestic abuse, they can obtain an order of protection which provides them with safety. However, victims often struggle to achieve independence from their abusers, since their lives are…
  • Feb 14

    4 Legal Issues to Consider Before Getting Married

    4 Legal Issues to Consider Before Getting Married
    When a couple decides to get married, they will be uniting their lives and forming a legal partnership. Unfortunately, as statistics show, nearly half of marriages end in divorce in the United States. There are a variety of reasons for this,…
  • Feb 9

    Preparing Children For Living in Two Homes After Divorce

    Preparing Children For Living in Two Homes After Divorce
    The end of a marriage can be difficult for all family members, but when parents decide to get a divorce, they may not realize the effects that it can have on their children. Even when parents do their best to prepare their children for…
Rank this Week: 1652

Family Law Matters Blog

Family Law Matters Blog

Covers New York family law. By Deborah Hope Wayne.

http://www.familylawmatters-blog.com/
  • Feb 22

    The Insult

    The Insult
    How can words or minor interpersonal tensions lead to major trauma and in some cases national trauma?  As a conflict professional, I am constantly intrigued by the power of words, actions and inaction. An act or expression may or may not…
  • Feb 2

    Can A ‘Talking Stick’ Really Help to Resolve Impasse?

    Can A ‘Talking Stick’ Really Help to Resolve Impasse?
    Last week a ‘talking stick’ reportedly broke the stalemate over the government shutdown.  Just what is a talking stick and how can it be used as a means of working through impasse in a negotiation? According to my research,…
  • Jan 26

    The Blame Game and Negotiation

    The Blame Game and Negotiation
    Does Blame help reach a result in the negotiation process?  In my opinion, it is counter-productive.  This week we saw a lot of blame coming out of Washington D.C., in a negotiation without resolution and an eventual shut…
Rank this Week: 2574

Berkich Family Law Blog

Berkich Family Law Blog

By Berkich Family Law, PLLC.

http://berkichfamilylaw.com/news/
  • Feb 21

    March Legal Clinic

    March Legal Clinic
  • Jan 5

    Monthly Legal Clinic

    Monthly Legal Clinic
    To find out information for January’s Legal Clinic, click on the following link: legal-clinic
  • Nov 22

    Monthly Legal Clinic

    Monthly Legal Clinic
    Berkich Family Law, Safe Embrace and Step2 have added another clinic date for 2018! To find out information about December and all other upcoming clinics, please click on the following link legal-clinic
Rank this Week: 1093

Texas Family Law Blog

Texas Family Law Blog

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

http://www.austintexaslegal.com/Blog/
  • Feb 21

    Preparing For Divorce Mediation

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

    What to Do When You Are Served With Divorce Paper

    What to Do When You Are Served With Divorce Paper
      You could have been talking with your spouse about getting a divorce or you could be totally in the dark when you receive your divorce papers from a law enforcement officer. Whatever your level of awareness is, getting served your…
  • Feb 16

    Co-parenting Hacks For Your Post-Divorce Life

    Co-parenting Hacks For Your Post-Divorce Life
    Co-parenting hacks are definitely needed when you deal with your child after your divorce. We all know that the strongest impact and blows from the divorce end up on the children. The divorce will completely change your child’s life and…
Rank this Week: 1883

Divorce Lawyer in Augusta, Georgia

Divorce Lawyer in Augusta, Georgia

Offers tips and information about Georgia divorces. By the Goolsby Law Firm.

http://divorcelawyerinaugustageorgia.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 21

    ONLINE DIVORCE KITS: POTENTIAL PITFALLS AND PROBLEMS

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

    CELEBRITY DIVORCES: JENNIFER ANISTON

    CELEBRITY DIVORCES: JENNIFER ANISTON
    [Photo from wikipedia]Have you heard the sad news? America's sweetheart, Jennifer Aniston, has reportedly announced her split from husband Justin Theroux.  The couple, which has been married for less than three years, jointly announced…
  • Feb 9

    CELEBRITY DIVORCES: TAREK AND CHRISTINA EL MOUSSA

    CELEBRITY DIVORCES: TAREK AND CHRISTINA EL MOUSSA
    [By Source (WP:NFCC#4), Fair use, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=51191556]According to Fox News, HGTV's Flip or Flop star, Tarek El Moussa, indicates that fame made his recent divorce from co-star Christina El Moussa a lot more…
Rank this Week: 4672

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
  • Feb 21

    Norfolk Circuit Court – Hit and Fun Felony avoided

    Norfolk Circuit Court – Hit and Fun Felony avoided
    DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. February 20, 2018, Norfolk Circuit…
  • Feb 21

    Traffic Wins in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake (Jan-Feb 2018)

    Traffic Wins in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake (Jan-Feb 2018)
    Below are some recent wins in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake General District Court. DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY…
  • Jan 17

    Reckless Driving Results: First Two Weeks of January 2018

    Reckless Driving Results: First Two Weeks of January 2018
    Here are a few of our reckless driving dismissals and notable mentions from the first two weeks of January 2018.  Note: the courts in this area were closed Jan 1-2 and Jan 12 (holidays) and Jan 4-8 (snow days).  The cases featured…
Rank this Week: 2220

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

http://heyannette.com/blog/
  • Feb 21

    Cheat Sheet: What’s “domestic violence” under Arizona statutes?

    Cheat Sheet: What’s “domestic violence” under Arizona statutes?
    In Engstrom v. McCarthy (January 9, 2018), the Arizona Court of Appeals reversed a trial court’s finding of domestic violence based on insufficient findings.    “It may well be that some of Father’s actions…
  • Nov 29

    Holidays and Divorce Guide for Coparent

    Holidays and Divorce Guide for Coparent
    Here’s a Holiday Guide for Coparents from www.childcustodyanalytics.com that could be helpful. Why not drop an email to your co-parent and tell him or her what you have planned for Christmas presents and holiday activities for the…
  • Oct 30

    Bobrow,

    Bobrow,
    The Bobrow decision (Arizona Court of Appeals) partially answers a question I’ve often had when acting as a mediator and trying to settle dissolution cases.     When the parties are trying hard to settle a case after the…
Rank this Week: 3167

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Florida divorce, child custody, and child support. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 21

    The Magic Date for Alimony and Tax Deductions: December 31, 2018

    The Magic Date for Alimony and Tax Deductions: December 31, 2018
    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act “TCJA” has a definite effect on alimony payments.  Prior to the new law, alimony payments could be deducted by the payer for federal income tax purposes and recipients had to report the payments as…
  • Jan 29

    Property During A Divorce in Florida – How Do You Handle It?

    Property During A Divorce in Florida – How Do You Handle It?
    What happens to real estate or property that you jointly own when you get a divorce in Florida?  How does the Court handle your property when you and your spouse can’t agree on what to do?  How can it be distributed between…
  • Jan 18

    Emergency Child Pick-Up Orders Can Offer Parents a Method to Enforce Custody Order

    Emergency Child Pick-Up Orders Can Offer Parents a Method to Enforce Custody Order
    When can you ask the Court for an emergency child pick-up order? If your ex-spouse or, if you have not been married, the other parent takes your child for timesharing and does not return the child, what can you do?  What are your options…
Rank this Week: 2683

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/
  • Feb 21

    How Will Your Custody Agreement Impact Your Taxes?

    How Will Your Custody Agreement Impact Your Taxes?
    Ask any Doylestown child custody lawyer, and they’ll tell you many of their clients are in a pretty rough emotional state. Divorce is never easy, but it’s important not to lose sight of the practical, nuts-and-bolt issues, such as…
  • Feb 12

    Tips for Writing Your Will

    Tips for Writing Your Will
    Writing a will is one of the basics of estate planning. It’s also something 40 percent of us avoid doing. And on some level, we can understand that. Writing a will means acknowledging the end of our lives, and that’s something…
  • Jan 30

    The Consequences of Parole Violation in Pennsylvania

    The Consequences of Parole Violation in Pennsylvania
    The term “parole” dates back to the Medieval era, and comes from the French word for “speech,” although a more exact meaning is “word of honor.” Long before the modern criminal law system came into being,…
Rank this Week: 2449

The Law Office of Vincent C.…

The Law Office of Vincent C. Machroli, P.C. Blog

Covers divorce, paternity, child custody, and child support in Illinois.

http://www.machrolilawoffice.com/oak-park-lawyer
  • Feb 21

    Telling Your Children About A Divorce Decision

    Telling Your Children About A Divorce Decision
    Children naturally want their parents to remain married forever. This desire typically stems more from the child’s fear of the unknown than from any other source. When parents decide to divorce, this may not even be a surprise to…
  • Feb 9

    Things to Consider Before Getting Remarried to Your Ex-Spouse

    Things to Consider Before Getting Remarried to Your Ex-Spouse
    It is not uncommon that following a divorce, newly single spouses seek companionship again. After experiencing the intimacy and partnership of marriage, individuals are equipped with a deeper understanding of themselves and their interests,…
  • Dec 20

    Financial Planning for a Divorce – Taking the First Step

    Financial Planning for a Divorce – Taking the First Step
    Divorce can be a complex and arduous process since there are numerous potential pitfalls and challenges – and money is often the greatest concern. However, many parties overlook important financial planning details when they first file…
Rank this Week: 2346

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Feb 21

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

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

    Revisiting the Dying Declaration Exception

    Revisiting the Dying Declaration Exception
    The “dying declaration” exception to the hearsay rule just jumped from law school textbooks onto California newspapers: A young woman who was stabbed and bleeding told officers who had assaulted her shortly before she died,…
  • Feb 14

    When Marriage Is Not About Love

    When Marriage Is Not About Love
    Valentine’s Day is about romance and love—and a lot of marriage proposals are made on that day. But sometimes there’s fraud lurking among the roses and chocolates. Marriage fraud under immigration law is a big issue for…
Rank this Week: 2228

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Covers divorce and family law in Illinois.

http://www.mevorahlaw.com/dupage-county-divorce-lawyers
  • Feb 21

    Navigating Divorce with a Special Needs Child

    Navigating Divorce with a Special Needs Child
    Going through a divorce while raising a child with special needs can be a real challenge. Since alimony, child custody, and visitation are more complicated in divorce cases that involve special needs children, it is imperative that you make…
  • Feb 13

    Tips for Parents Going Through a Divorce

    Tips for Parents Going Through a Divorce
    If you are going through a divorce, you should make sure your children are at the top of your priority list. After all, this is a time where your children may feel anxious and confused and will need to be cared for and reassured more than…
  • Feb 7

    What Is Parallel Parenting?

    What Is Parallel Parenting?
    Sometimes, a divorce ends on bad terms and parents are not able to co-parent effectively. Even therapy, mediation, and positive thoughts cannot make it possible for them to work together and raise their children. If you have gone through a…
Rank this Week: 3282

King Law Offices Blog

King Law Offices Blog

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

https://kinglawoffices.com/blog/
  • Feb 21

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

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

    Is a Will a Substitute for a Power of Attorney?

    Is a Will a Substitute for a Power of Attorney?
    Different documents have different purposes as part of your estate plan. A will is not a substitute for a power of attorney because each document is designed to accomplish a different objective. If you have a will, that’s a good first…
  • Feb 19

    What Are Durable and Healthcare Powers of Attorney?

    What Are Durable and Healthcare Powers of Attorney?
    A power of attorney is a legal document that gives someone else the power to make decisions on your behalf. These powers are used to save your family time and money if you ever become incapacitated or mentally incapable of handling your own…
Rank this Week: 2214

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • Feb 21

    Preparing For A Divorce In Houston And The Rest Of Harris County

    Preparing For A Divorce In Houston And The Rest Of Harris County
    Michael Busby When we get married, we have all intentions of spending the rest of our lives with the person we say “I do” with. Unfortunately, with the great sides of life come some bad sides. As time goes by, things that happen…
  • Feb 14

    Where to get Divorced in Houston

    Where to get Divorced in Houston
    Michael Busby There are any families out there that are going through a divorce. Unfortunately, within the last couple of years the divorce rate has skyrocketed. Some people just aren’t meant to be together. Sometimes marriages start…
  • Feb 7

    No shortage of Lawyer

    No shortage of Lawyer
    Michael Busby These days, divorce attorneys are popping up everywhere. It seems like divorce is a great business now a days. Luckily there are lawyers everywhere to help people in who do not wish to be with their partner anymore. There are…
Rank this Week: 3335

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

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

    Strategies that Will Not Save Your Marriage

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

    Steps to Take Before Your Divorce

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

    How Are Marital Debts Divided in a Divorce?

    How Are Marital Debts Divided in a Divorce?
    In a divorce, the couple’s marital assets are not the only thing that has to be divided. Their marital debts, too, must be divided according to the doctrine of equitable distribution. Just like marital assets, most debts accrued during…
Rank this Week: 2005

Arkansas Legal Issues

Arkansas Legal Issues

By Wilson & Haubert, PLLC.

http://whlawoffices.com/little-rock-lawyer-arkansas-law-blog/
  • Feb 20

    Limited Scope Legal Service

    Limited Scope Legal Service
    The post Limited Scope Legal Services appeared first on Wilson & Haubert, PLLC.
  • Jan 26

    DWI Arrest | How to Continue to Drive Afterward

    DWI Arrest | How to Continue to Drive Afterward
    Driving after an Arkansas DWI Arrest   After an arrest for DWI in Arkansas, you will have many decisions to make. One of the things many people do not think about is how they will continue to drive after a DWI arrest. Your driver’s…
  • Jan 12

    Chapter 7 vs Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    Chapter 7 vs Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
    What is the difference between an Arkansas Chapter 7 and a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy? The answer is it truly depends on what you mean with that question. For some people, the difference may not be that significant. For others, it will make a…
Rank this Week: 2430

Your Pennsylvania Divorce

Your Pennsylvania Divorce

By Petrelli Law, P.C. Covers the divorce process, legal question and answer along with related topics of child support, child custody and alimony.

http://www.petrellilaw.com/category/divorce-topics/
  • Feb 20

    Spousal Spying: Is Your Ex Keeping Tabs On You (And Is It Legal)?

    Spousal Spying: Is Your Ex Keeping Tabs On You (And Is It Legal)?
    NPR recently published an alarming narrative about a newly divorced woman who became increasingly suspicious that her ex-husband was spying on her. She spent weeks noticing that he always seemed to know exactly where she was and when. Then, a…
  • Feb 15

    Pets are Personal Property in a Pennsylvania Divorce

    Pets are Personal Property in a Pennsylvania Divorce
    Many people love their pets as if they are their children. When a couple divorces in Pennsylvania, however, pets are personal property in the eyes of the court. A pet owner’s divorce agreement will therefore need to outline the future…
  • Feb 6

    Spouses Waiting One Year to File for Divorce Now Able to Proceed

    Spouses Waiting One Year to File for Divorce Now Able to Proceed
    Last year, Pennsylvania amended its divorce code. The state now allows a person to file for a no-fault divorce without the consent of his or her spouse if they have lived separately for at least one year. The law marked December 5, 2016 as…
Rank this Week: 2133

RandyWallace

RandyWallace

Blog about current issues in Mississippi law including personal injury, divorce and insurance.

http://randywallace.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 20

    The Inevitable Happened – CWD in Mississippi

    The Inevitable Happened – CWD in Mississippi
    On February 2, I wrote about  proposed legislation affecting hunters in Mississippi.  Senate Bill 2921 would have required the owner of any wildlife enclosure to apply for and obtain a permit from the Mississippi…
  • Feb 6

    Mandatory Harvest Reporting Bills – Legislative Update

    Mandatory Harvest Reporting Bills – Legislative Update
    House bill 1390 has passed the House.  The Senate’s companion bill (SB 2922) was amended, and then tabled subject to call. http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/…/history/HB/HB1390.xml is the House Bill…
  • Feb 5

    Settlement Releases by Phone

    Settlement Releases by Phone
    With increasing frequency we are hearing from individuals that were injured and then contacted by an insurance adjuster trying to settle their case within a day or two of the injury. In a recent case, an adjuster contacted a man that was…
Rank this Week: 2493

Ariano Hardy Ritt Nyuli Richmond…

Ariano Hardy Ritt Nyuli Richmond Lytle & Goettel P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, family law and workers' compensation.

https://attorneys-illinois.com/kane-county-lawyer
  • Feb 20

    Calculating the Amount and Duration of Spousal Maintenance in Illinoi

    Calculating the Amount and Duration of Spousal Maintenance in Illinoi
    Calculating spousal maintenance (alimony) in Illinois can be somewhat complex. The amount of maintenance payments will be based on the incomes of both spouses, and the duration that these payments will last is based on the length of the…
  • Feb 13

    Understanding Illinois’ Statutory Guidelines for Spousal Maintenance

    Understanding Illinois’ Statutory Guidelines for Spousal Maintenance
    When a couple decides to end their marriage and get divorced, one spouse is often at a financial disadvantage. Whether this is because they have chosen to be a homemaker rather than pursue a career, or simply because they earn a smaller…
  • Feb 13

    Joint Income of $500,000 is a Cut-Off Line For Maintenance in Illinoi

    Joint Income of $500,000 is a Cut-Off Line For Maintenance in Illinoi
    When a couple decides to end their marriage and get divorced, one spouse is often at a financial disadvantage. Whether this is because they have chosen to be a homemaker rather than pursue a career, or simply because they earn a smaller…
Rank this Week: 1330

Creative Resolutions Blog

Creative Resolutions Blog

Covers New York family law and divorce law. By Andrea Vacca.

http://www.newyorkdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Addressing Power Imbalances in Mediation

    Addressing Power Imbalances in Mediation
    One of the advantages of divorce mediation is that it allows both people in the relationship to come together and speak directly to each other — and just as importantly, to be heard. Mediation facilitates decision-making and encourages…
  • Jan 30

    My Presentation: “Real Estate in Splitsville” (VIDEO)

    My Presentation: “Real Estate in Splitsville” (VIDEO)
    View a portion of my presentation I gave on the topic of “Real Estate in Splitsville” to the group UnTied: The Thinking Women’s Divorce Resource. Click here to watch the video. Andrea Vacca Continue reading The post My…
  • Jan 16

    How to Talk to Your Spouse about a Collaborative Divorce

    How to Talk to Your Spouse about a Collaborative Divorce
    At the beginning of each new year, many couples who have been contemplating divorce make a final decision to move forward and end their marriage. That decision was probably hard enough to come to. But there is one more important decision the…
Rank this Week: 2945

Brownn Family Law

Brownn Family Law

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

http://www.mnfamilylawblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Property Division in MN Divorce

    Property Division in MN Divorce
    If you are currently pursuing a divorce in Minnesota, you’re probably worried about your financial future. Spousal maintenance is a huge concern, of course, but property division also threatens to harm your financial status. Who gets…
  • Feb 12

    Harassment Restraining Order (HRO) vs Order for Protection (OFP)

    Harassment Restraining Order (HRO) vs Order for Protection (OFP)
    From domestic violence to stranger-induced assault, a variety of encounters leave Minnesotans fearing for their safety. Thankfully, the state offers several countermeasures designed to restore security. Two main opportunities for victims:…
  • Feb 5

    Same-Sex Divorce in Minnesota: What You Need to Know

    Same-Sex Divorce in Minnesota: What You Need to Know
    The one possible downside to marriage equality? Same-sex divorce. Unfortunately, this version of dissolution can prove far more complicated than heterosexual divorce, in part because many same-sex couples lived together long before they…
Rank this Week: 4142

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1801