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Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers North Carolina divorce, child custody and child support issues. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottedivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 6

    Mississippi Woman Sues For Parental Right

    Mississippi Woman Sues For Parental Right
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can I do to gain custody of my child in North Carolina?” What is a mother? A father? A parent? Though these concepts have long avoided detailed…
  • Nov 22

    The Impact of Tax Reform on Alimony Payment

    The Impact of Tax Reform on Alimony Payment
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “When do you get alimony?” Tax reform has been in the news recently, with all sides of the political debate arguing about the best path forward. Some believe…
  • Nov 15

    Divorce and division of personal injury award

    Divorce and division of personal injury award
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What is an Absolute Divorce?” If you have been injured in an accident and made it through the sometimes grueling process of filing, fighting and winning a…
Rank this Week: 810

New Hampshire Family Law Blog

New Hampshire Family Law Blog

Information and insight for people struggling with divorce and family law matter. By Kysa M. Crusco of Crusco Law Office.

http://www.nhfamilylawblog.com/
  • Dec 5

    Guardianships, grandparents and substance abuse: New statute changes standard for terminating a guardianship in some case

    Guardianships, grandparents and substance abuse: New statute changes standard for terminating a guardianship in some case
                 Until 2012, the burden of proof to terminate a guardianship of a child was placed upon the parent to show, by a preponderance of the evidence, that the substitution or…
  • May 11

    Holiday planning during divorce

    Holiday planning during divorce
    Nuclear families often have annual holiday traditions. A family may spend each Thanksgiving with paternal grandparents, Easter with a favorite uncle and Christmas Eve at church services with maternal grandparents. Kids look forward to these…
  • Feb 10

    Ross v. Ross: Celibacy pending adultery claim

    Ross v. Ross: Celibacy pending adultery claim
    On August 23, 2016, the New Hampshire Supreme Court issued an opinion in the . It is a fascinating case about adultery and new relationships during a divorce. The outcome is a cautionary tale for persons seeking fault grounds for…
Rank this Week: 861

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

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

https://www.sannsmediation.com/blog/
  • Dec 4

    Custody and Relocation of One Parent

    Custody and Relocation of One Parent
    [Updated on 12/4/2017 for the NJ Supreme Court’s Decision] Relocation of a child with a custodial parent is one of the most challenging elements of a divorce (or post-judgment action in a divorce).  If the noncustodial parent…
  • Dec 4

    Tax Reform and NJ Divorce

    Tax Reform and NJ Divorce
    Each house of Congress recently passed tax reform bills.  These bills do have some differences and a conference committee will need to find common ground to produce a unified bill to pass both houses.  Given that swing votes end up…
  • Oct 25

    Which Professions Have the Highest and Lowest Divorce Rates?

    Which Professions Have the Highest and Lowest Divorce Rates?
    My divorce mediation clients come from all different professions, from teachers to high-level corporate VPs.  Are there professions that have higher and lower divorce rates?  A study of U.S. Census data by statistician Nathan Yau…
Rank this Week: 898

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Dec 3

    Move along…nothing to see here

    Move along…nothing to see here
    Been busy. Many imagined blogs in my head and on my to do list. None yet written… You could read this post I have written for The Transparency Project if you are desperate for some reading. It’s about alienation and what…
  • Nov 25

    Vicarious Trauma

    Vicarious Trauma
    I wrote recently about judicial bullying. There were many reasons I did not give details of my experience, but it was partly to protect the bully. We all know that bullying is a sign that something may be going on for the bully. They are…
  • Nov 25

    The Truth About Social Work Tutor – Part II

    The Truth About Social Work Tutor – Part II
    A review of The Truth About Social Work, by Social Work Tutor This post was intended to be a post about a book, but its grown like Topsy. I have therefore split it into two posts, the first is about Social Work Tutor, the author of the book,…
Rank this Week: 1118

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, child custody, and child support in Florida. By Wolf, Atter & Wolf, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 1

    Does It Matter Which Party – Spouse Files First in a Florida Divorce Case?

    Does It Matter Which Party – Spouse Files First in a Florida Divorce Case?
    Breaking up is hard to do. Sometimes, one person finds out that another has been unfaithful, or another person may just be out of love, and a Florida divorce can come as a surprise or without very much warning. But for most when a marriage is…
  • Nov 15

    What are the Tax Implications of a Florida Divorce? Proposed Tax Reforms and Alimony

    What are the Tax Implications of a Florida Divorce? Proposed Tax Reforms and Alimony
    When couples divorce in the State of Florida, one consideration is will there be alimony and if so, how much for how long? Alimony comes in different shapes and sizes, but one aspect has consistent: the spouse that pays the alimony is allowed…
  • Nov 7

    Can I Get Divorced in Florida if I Have Been Stationed Here for Military Duty?

    Can I Get Divorced in Florida if I Have Been Stationed Here for Military Duty?
    Getting divorced creates a myriad of obstacles, but one of the biggest issues for military families is the question of “what state am I supposed to get divorced in?”  In the State of Florida, the court requires that a party…
Rank this Week: 1065

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 28

    #GivingTuesday - Using this Day to #MultiplyTheGood

    #GivingTuesday - Using this Day to #MultiplyTheGood
    We have collected a list of worthy Upstate organizations who are in need of #GivingTuesday donations today and hope that you will join us in making donations to them. For every person who comments below with the name of a charity they have…
  • Nov 22

    Happy Thanksgiving from The Stevens Firm!

    Happy Thanksgiving from The Stevens Firm!
    Happy Thanksgiving!
  • Nov 13

    Ben Stevens Sworn-In as Vice President of the AAML

    Ben Stevens Sworn-In as Vice President of the AAML
    We are proud to announce that our Senior Partner, Ben Stevens, has been elected and sworn-in at this year's meeting to a three-year term as a Vice-President.
Rank this Week: 705

Orange County Family Law Blog

Orange County Family Law Blog

Covers divorce in California. By Hendrickson Cooper Hughes.

http://www.yourlawcenter.com/blog/
  • Nov 22

    Divorce and paying for a child’s college

    Divorce and paying for a child’s college
    Many California teens have finished applying for early admission at the college of their choice. Others are still in the process of deciding which institution is right for them. Meanwhile, college tuition is rising, having increased on…
  • Nov 22

    Divorce and paying for a child’s college

    Divorce and paying for a child’s college
    Many California teens have finished applying for early admission at the college of their choice. Others are still in the process of deciding which institution is right for them. Meanwhile, college tuition is rising, having increased on…
  • Nov 8

    Giving your children the best parenting possible after divorce

    Giving your children the best parenting possible after divorce
    Divorce doesn’t change the fact that you love your children. Every parent wants the best for their kids. However, divorce complicates parenting. For one thing, children are more likely to thrive with involvement from both parents. Further,…
Rank this Week: 1243

Milwaukee Divorce Lawyer Blog

Milwaukee Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Reddin & Singer, L.L.P.

https://www.milwaukeedivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 22

    Wisconsin Court Upholds Injunction for Harassment After Divorce

    Wisconsin Court Upholds Injunction for Harassment After Divorce
    While most couples enter into a divorce hoping to complete the process as amicably as possible, that is not always the case. Whether due to disagreements over money, accusations of cheating or other offensive conduct, or battles over custody,…
  • Nov 22

    Wisconsin Court Holds Statements of Foster Parents Can Be Considered In Termination Proceeding

    Wisconsin Court Holds Statements of Foster Parents Can Be Considered In Termination Proceeding
    Courts considering the termination of parental rights often focus extensively on how termination will affect the child’s relationship with his or her parents and other relationships as well, such as connections with grandparents. Courts…
  • Oct 26

    Wisconsin Court of Appeals Upholds Termination Based On Abandonment

    Wisconsin Court of Appeals Upholds Termination Based On Abandonment
    In Wisconsin, one of the grounds on which individuals can move for termination of a parent’s rights is abandonment. Abandonment occurs when a parent is aware of the location and contact information for a child, but fails to visit or…
Rank this Week: 1198

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative…

Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative Law Firm

Covers collaborative divorce, family law, and mediation. By Adam B. Cordover.

http://familydiplomacy.com/blog
  • Nov 21

    Collaborative Divorce Is Not Right For You If…

    Collaborative Divorce Is Not Right For You If…
    Collaborative divorce is not for everyone.  Sure, most families going through divorce would benefit from the private, secure, and non-adversarial nature of the collaborative process.  However, it may not be right for you if certain…
  • Nov 13

    Direnfeld: Settling Parenting Disputes Outside Court

    Direnfeld: Settling Parenting Disputes Outside Court
    Do you ever wonder how your divorce is affecting your children?  Do you sometimes think about how conflict may be affecting your own mental health, and your ability to effectively parent, or co-parent? Gary Direnfeld is an…
  • Oct 30

    The Walking Dead: Who Is Judith’s Legal Father?

    The Walking Dead: Who Is Judith’s Legal Father?
    AMC’s The Walking Dead recently premiered its season 8 debut.  For the uninitiated, The Walking Dead follows former deputy sheriff Rick Grimes and others as they navigate a post-apocalyptic world of zombies (which they call…
Rank this Week: 1159

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: 955

Always Family Center

Always Family Center

Covers Minnesota family conflict and divorce issues. By Carl Arnold.

http://alwaysfamilycenter.com
  • Sep 28

    Prenatal Care in India: A Luxury or Right?

    Prenatal Care in India: A Luxury or Right?
    Despite India’s steep economic growth in the recent past, maternal mortality rates continue to remain shockingly high, accounting for 20% of global maternal deaths, as of 2010. While the western and southern states of India show a…
  • Sep 9

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!
  • Sep 5

    Finding First Love in the French Ski Resort of Flaine

    Finding First Love in the French Ski Resort of Flaine
    A heart-warming tale about falling head over heels, literally and emotionally, in the French Alps. An account of two teenagers, brought together by a botched attempt to impress and how they were reminded that safety is all…
Rank this Week: 1003

Wisconsin Family Lawyer Blog

Wisconsin Family Lawyer Blog

Covers child placement, property division and other family law issues. By Wessel, Lehker & Fumelle Inc.

http://www.wisconsinfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    RETROACTIVE REVISIONS OF CHILD SUPPORT

    RETROACTIVE REVISIONS OF CHILD SUPPORT
    In general, any revision of a child support order is prospective from the time that notice of one’s motion to revise child support is provided to the other party. In other words, retroactive revisions of child support are generally not…
  • Feb 22

    LEGAL CUSTODY AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN WISCONSIN

    LEGAL CUSTODY AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN WISCONSIN
    As discussed elsewhere in this blog and in our website, legal custody is the right to make major decisions for your minor child, such as whether to allow your child to marry, enter the military, or change schools. Under Wisconsin law, there…
  • Aug 11

    Health Insurance and Divorce in Wisconsin

    Health Insurance and Divorce in Wisconsin
    One of the major issues couples face when they are ending their marriage is continuation of health insurance coverage.  People who receive coverage through their spouse’s employer worry that they will lose that coverage when the…
Rank this Week: 1176

The Divorce Collaborative

The Divorce Collaborative

Covers Massachusetts family law, divorce mediation and collaborative divorce. By Stephen F. McDonough.

http://www.divorcecollaborative.com
  • Mar 2

    Part 2 – How Much Will My Divorce Mediation Cost?

    Part 2 – How Much Will My Divorce Mediation Cost?
    If you did not have a chance to read Part One about the range of fees for divorce mediation, please do so or be prepared to be confused. The answer is X-Rays. Yes, that is right, X-Rays. My dentist can …
  • Mar 2

    Valuation Issues Surrounding Professional Practices at Divorce

    Valuation Issues Surrounding Professional Practices at Divorce
    When a divorcing spouse owns a business, several factors must be examined as part of the distribution of the marital estate. The type of business entity in question will obviously play a major role in how the business asset will …
  • Mar 2

    What Do We Make?

    What Do We Make?
    I was watching television earlier  tonight  – on Valentine’s night as a matter of fact – and saw a commercial for BMW automobiles.  It was a fairly long spot during the olympics, right after I decided that I…
Rank this Week: 1020

Divorce Law Journal

Divorce Law Journal

Covers adoptions, business valuation, collaborative family law, debt division, grandparent visitation, maintenance, relocation and same sex issues. By Diana L. Skaggs.

http://louisvilledivorce.typepad.com/info/
Rank this Week: 1038

904 Divorce

904 Divorce

Provides Jacksonville divorce information and resources. By Steven A. Leitman.

http://www.904divorce.com
  • May 2

    How we handle divorce case

    How we handle divorce case
    Every lawyer has their own style and method of the idea way of handling a divorce case. New clients schedule a consultation by calling (904) DIVORCE (348-6723). A consultation is held thereafter and the facts of the case are discussed.…
  • Dec 3

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  • Dec 8

    Parenting Coordination

    Parenting Coordination
    The Ins and Outs of Parenting Coordination For separated, divorcing, or divorced parents in Florida, it is normal to experience conflict when deciding matters concerning their children. In the past, most of these matters had to be discussed…
Rank this Week: 989

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: 789

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

Covers divorce, child support, child custody, alimony, equitable property distribution, father's rights, mother's rights, family law, and laws on divorce. By James Gross.

http://mddivorcelawyers.com/legalcrier
  • Dec 30

    Divorce Quote

    Divorce Quote
    “Divorce is the psychological equivalent of a triple coronary bypass.” — Mary Kay Blakely
  • Dec 17

    Thinking About Divorce

    Thinking About Divorce
    More than half the married people in the U.S. have thought about divorcing their spouse according to a survey by researchers at Brigham Young University. However, as the researchers wrote in their study, “thoughts about divorce as just…
  • Dec 10

    Will Shoes Make the Difference in this Divorce?

    Will Shoes Make the Difference in this Divorce?
    I think my wife has a lot of shoes. But it is nowhere near Tracey Hejailan’s 80 pairs in one of her multiple walk-in closets in a house in Monte Carlo. She is divorcing her husband, multimillionaire, Maurice Amon, in New York, where the…
Rank this Week: 1048

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Supreme Court, Bronx County

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

    Supreme Court, Bronx County

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

    Supreme Court, Bronx County

    Supreme Court, Bronx County
    A Bronx Estate Litigation Lawyer said that, defendant-appellant moved pursuant to CPLR 510(1) to change the venue of the instant matter from Bronx County to Westchester County more than three years after the commencement of the action and…
Rank this Week: 936

Law Office of Kirk Garner Blog

Law Office of Kirk Garner Blog

Provides general information to people who are considering or are already engaged in family law litigation in the State of Colorado.

http://kirkgarner.com/home/blog/
  • Aug 25

    Divorced with Kids: Tips for Back to School

    Divorced with Kids: Tips for Back to School
    It is that time of year again: teachers are decorating their classrooms, parents are shopping for school supplies, and students are enjoying the last few days of summer vacation.  The new school year is about to start.  What are you…
  • Aug 25

    Divorced with Kids: Tips for Back to School

    Divorced with Kids: Tips for Back to School
    It is that time of year again: teachers are decorating their classrooms, parents are shopping for school supplies, and students are enjoying the last few days of summer vacation.  The new school year is about to start.  What are you…
  • May 29

    Mediation Tip #2: Be Prepared!

    Mediation Tip #2: Be Prepared!
    To maximize the chance of a successful mediation, you must be prepared. You cannot show up for mediation without thinking about about your case and expect it to settle favorably. The best way to settle any lawsuit is to be ready to try the…
Rank this Week: 1215

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: 1169

Albuquerque Divorce Lawyer Blog

Albuquerque Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Domestic Violence Charges Challenging for Military Personnel

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

    Domestic Violence Charges Challenging for Military Personnel

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

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

    Taking the Kids Out of State for Summer Vacation Requires Planning and Agreement
    Questions surrounding summer vacation start coming up frequently this time of year.  One of the big and more common questions that arise is the respective parents’ rights to take the kids out of state for summer vacation.  In…
Rank this Week: 764

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: 1086

Chicago Divorce & Family Law…

Chicago Divorce & Family Law Attorneys

By Anderson & Associates, P.C.

http://www.andersondivorcelawchicago.com/chicagodivorceattorney/
  • Apr 30

    Senate Bill 57, Illinois’ “Modern Family” Bill

    Senate Bill 57, Illinois’ “Modern Family” Bill
    Currently, all issues related to marriage and divorce, including child custody, child support, and the division of a couple’s property are addressed by the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. This Act, though…
  • Apr 28

    Orders of Protection: An Abused Area of the Law?

    Orders of Protection: An Abused Area of the Law?
    When an individual faces domestic violence from his or her intimate partner or another member of the household, he or she has the right to petition for an order of protection. An order of protection, sometimes also known as a restraining…
  • Apr 24

    Prenuptial Agreements for Second and Third Marriage

    Prenuptial Agreements for Second and Third Marriage
    Whether you are entering your first marriage or your fifth, it is important to protect your assets by signing a prenuptial agreement. A prenuptial agreement is a legal document that details your plans for your assets and support in the event…
Rank this Week: 1185

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: 866

Musings, Legal Ease and Other…

Musings, Legal Ease and Other Stuff on Family Law

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

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

    Taking your children through the divorce proce

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

    Being flexible

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

    Talking to the other parent, Part II

    Talking to the other parent, Part II
    Okay, I realize that I have strongly encouraged parents to talk to each other about their children.  I know that good co-parenting happens when there is open communication.However, the other day I witnessed a very sad situation.
Rank this Week: 761

Ottawa Divorce Blog

Ottawa Divorce Blog

Covers family law, child custody, child & spousal support, and property division. By Jeffrey Behrendt.

http://www.ottawadivorce.com/blog
  • Jul 27

    Can I Deny Access?

    Can I Deny Access?
    One of the most common questions I get asked is “Can I deny access of the children to the other parent?” The short answer is a resounding NO! There is really only one reason you can deny access and that is if there is good reason…
  • Jun 21

    The End of No-Fault Divorce? The Leskun Case

    The End of No-Fault Divorce? The Leskun Case
    The Supreme Court released the Leskun decision today: http://www.scc-csc.gc.ca/judgments/2006scc025.htm At issue was the interplay between fault and spousal support. Ms Leskun argued that support should not be reduced as, 8 years after the…
  • Jun 21

    The End of No-Fault Divorce? The Leskun Case

    The End of No-Fault Divorce? The Leskun Case
    The Supreme Court of Canada released the Leskun decision today: http://scc.lexum.org/decisia-scc-csc/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/item/2298/index.do In this case, the husband had an affair that led to the end of the marriage. Ms Leskun claimed that 8…
Rank this Week: 939

Child Custody Blog

Child Custody Blog

Covers child custody, divorce, and family law matters.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    The Coaching Commons Article on The Custody Coach™ by Mark Joyella
    The Custody Coach™: Can a Coach Be an Advocate, Educator and…a Coach? by Mark Joyella You’ve heard of the “coach approach.” But what, exactly, is the Child Custody Coach™ approach? Steven Carlson says he identified the child…
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Legal Commentary on Proposition 8…

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8 and the Right to Marry

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

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

    Farewell

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

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging

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

    Legal news this month

    Legal news this month
    Domestic partnership
Rank this Week: 1004

Brown Law Offices Blog

Brown Law Offices Blog

Law blog for Minnesota-based firm covering family issues - whether custody, divorce, or child support.

https://www.brownlawoffices.com/blog/
  • Jan 3

    Repairing Your Credit After a Divorce—A QuickStart Guide

    Repairing Your Credit After a Divorce—A QuickStart Guide
    Between court costs, alimony and child support, divorce can quickly throw your finances into disarray. Unfortunately, credit concerns add yet another complication, especially if you failed to establish a credit history while married.…
  • Dec 27

    What Estate Planning Projects Do You Need to Do After Your Divorce?

    What Estate Planning Projects Do You Need to Do After Your Divorce?
    Alimony, property division, tax planning... the financial aspects of your divorce can cause undue stress and confusion. Unfortunately, the difficulties are far from over after you sign the final papers. Once you've addressed the immediate…
  • Dec 19

    Divorce and Your Adult Children: Do’s and Don’t

    Divorce and Your Adult Children: Do’s and Don’t
    Some well-intentioned parents know their marriage is over, but they choose to wait “until the kids are older” before filing for divorce. Others separate later in life after a devastating revelation (such as the admission of an…
Rank this Week: 1437

Gelman and Associates Blog

Gelman and Associates Blog

Cover family law in Canada. By Lisa Gelman.

https://lisagelman.com/blog/
  • Dec 13

    The Importance of Obtaining Independent Legal Advice in a Family Law Dispute

    The Importance of Obtaining Independent Legal Advice in a Family Law Dispute
    A recent Ontario decision highlights the importance of obtaining independent legal advice prior to signing any legal documents in a family law dispute. Failure to do so can have a significant impact on your legal rights and on your finances…
  • Dec 4

    Involving the Office of the Children’s Lawyer: Custody and Access and the Best Interests of the Child

    Involving the Office of the Children’s Lawyer: Custody and Access and the Best Interests of the Child
    An Ontario court recently considered a situation where the parties’ custody and access proceedings were adjourned so that the Office of the Children’s Lawyer (OCL) could become involved and potentially conduct an investigation…
  • Nov 28

    Non-Parental Access to a Child: What Will Court’s Consider?

    Non-Parental Access to a Child: What Will Court’s Consider?
    An Ontario court recently examined a request by a non-parent for access to a child, and found that it would not be in the child’s best interests to have continued contact with his mother’s ex-boyfriend (who was not his biological…
Rank this Week: 1697

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/
  • Dec 13

    The Importance of Obtaining Independent Legal Advice in a Family Law Dispute

    The Importance of Obtaining Independent Legal Advice in a Family Law Dispute
    A recent Ontario decision highlights the importance of obtaining independent legal advice prior to signing any legal documents in a family law dispute. Failure to do so can have a significant impact on your legal rights and on your finances…
  • Dec 4

    Involving the Office of the Children’s Lawyer: Custody and Access and the Best Interests of the Child

    Involving the Office of the Children’s Lawyer: Custody and Access and the Best Interests of the Child
    An Ontario court recently considered a situation where the parties’ custody and access proceedings were adjourned so that the Office of the Children’s Lawyer (OCL) could become involved and potentially conduct an investigation…
  • Nov 28

    Non-Parental Access to a Child: What Will Court’s Consider?

    Non-Parental Access to a Child: What Will Court’s Consider?
    An Ontario court recently examined a request by a non-parent for access to a child, and found that it would not be in the child’s best interests to have continued contact with his mother’s ex-boyfriend (who was not his biological…
Rank this Week: 1412

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas family law issues. By Guest & Gray.

http://www.dallasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    Postponing an inevitable divorce to avoid conflict could cost you

    Postponing an inevitable divorce to avoid conflict could cost you
    We never encourage people to get divorced who aren’t ready. Divorce is not something to go into lightly and it can be a very expensive endeavor. With that being said, putting off an inevitable divorce can be much more expensive in the…
  • Dec 4

    Can I Count My Christmas Gifts as a Credit Towards My Child Support Payment?

    Can I Count My Christmas Gifts as a Credit Towards My Child Support Payment?
    With the holidays approaching and many people spending money on gifts for their children some people may be left wondering whether they can count the money they spend on Christmas gifts as part of their child support payment. The short answer…
  • Oct 25

    9 Tips for Successful Co-parenting

    9 Tips for Successful Co-parenting
    Whether you are getting divorced, have previously been divorced, or have had a child with someone you are not in a relationship with, co-parenting can be a struggle. When two people attempt to successfully co-parent for the sake of their…
Rank this Week: 3617

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/
  • Dec 13

    Don’t Drink and… Drone?

    Don’t Drink and… Drone?
    Drones are probably one of the top gift options for your favorite tech junkie this holiday season. And, if you already own or know someone who owns a drone, you know how easy it is to have a few drinks, go out in the backyard, and let that…
  • Dec 12

    When It Looks Like You Could Go to Jail on Assault Charge

    When It Looks Like You Could Go to Jail on Assault Charge
    You feel entirely justified. After all, you only punched the guy in the nose after he said something derogatory about your sister. Meanwhile, even a few moments in cuffs has you concerned. Now that you’re facing assault charges, you are…
  • Dec 11

    Did You Suffer a Fall Injury During This Weekend’s Snow?

    Did You Suffer a Fall Injury During This Weekend’s Snow?
    With some parts of New Jersey recording more than six inches of snow this past weekend and more snow in the forecast for the upcoming week, it’s a good time to discuss what you should do if you suffer “slip and fall” or…
Rank this Week: 1686

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey divorce and family law. By The Law Offices of Edward R. Weinstein.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    May I Move With My Child From New Jersey To Another State?

    May I Move With My Child From New Jersey To Another State?
    This is a red-hot issue for New Jersey lawyers, judges and child custody experts alike. This is because New Jersey law has recently changed the legal standard regarding a parent’s ability to move from New Jersey to another state.…
  • Dec 4

    Can Child Support Be Waived By An Agreement In New Jersey?

    Can Child Support Be Waived By An Agreement In New Jersey?
    No. Child Support under New Jersey law is clear that child support is intended for the “child” and not the “parent.” Therefore, the lawyers at our law firm in East Brunswick, New Jersey understand that as the child…
  • Nov 7

    Does A History Of Domestic Violence Help Obtain a Restraining Order?

    Does A History Of Domestic Violence Help Obtain a Restraining Order?
    Yes. Once a Judge of the Family Part of the Superior Court of New Jersey finds that domestic violence happened on the day(s) in question, they shall then allow your lawyer to take testimony of any and all acts of domestic violence that have…
Rank this Week: 3457

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.texasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    The Most Important Thing To Consider When Going Through A Divorce

    The Most Important Thing To Consider When Going Through A Divorce
    Going through a divorce can take an emotional and psychological toll on just about anyone. But what many divorcing couples often underestimate is just how expensive a divorce can be. Even worse is how the financial impact of a divorce is felt…
  • Oct 26

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

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

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

    New Illinois Law Pushes for Divorces to Be More “Collaborative”
    State legislators in Illinois have passed a new law that sanctions a new, team-based approach to divorces, encouraging a more amicable way to dissolve marriages. Although divorces, by their nature, tend to be acrimonious, the Illinois…
Rank this Week: 2489

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
  • Dec 13

    Will Illinois Pass a Shared Parenting Law?

    Will Illinois Pass a Shared Parenting Law?
    When parents decide to divorce, the ensuing changes to their lives can be highly disruptive and stressful for the entire family. As children adjust to living in two separate households, it is important for both parents to be involved in…
  • Dec 6

    Celebrating the Holidays As a Recently Divorced Parent

    Celebrating the Holidays As a Recently Divorced Parent
    The holiday season can be a magical time, offering chances for families to come together, give gifts, celebrate traditions, and be thankful for everything they have. Unfortunately, this can make the season difficult for parents who have…
  • Nov 30

    Are Parents of Teenage Daughters More Likely to Divorce?

    Are Parents of Teenage Daughters More Likely to Divorce?
    For many couples, maintaining a good relationship throughout their marriage requires a great deal of hard work. A variety of factors can affect whether a couple is likely to divorce, including the stress of raising children. A recent study…
Rank this Week: 1691

Hildebrand Law Blog

Hildebrand Law Blog

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

https://www.hildebrandlaw.com/blog.aspx
  • Dec 13

    How to Save Money on Divorce Attorney Fees in Arizona

    How to Save Money on Divorce Attorney Fees in Arizona
    How to Save Money on Divorce Attorney Fees in Arizona If you are going through a divorce in Arizona, one of the things you should think about is how to save money on divorce attorney fees in Arizona. Although most people become singularly…
  • Dec 11

    Five Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer in an Initial Consultation in Arizona

    Five Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer in an Initial Consultation in Arizona
    Five Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer in an Initial Consultation in Arizona We want to provide you with five questions to ask a divorce lawyer in an initial consultation in Arizona. When you decide it’s time to end your marriage, your…
  • Dec 11

    How to Get a Divorce in Arizona

    How to Get a Divorce in Arizona
    How to Get a Divorce in Arizona We get a lot of questions about how to get a divorce in Arizona. If you’re facing divorce, you might think that your cousin who just went through the same thing can tell you all you need to know. But…
Rank this Week: 1382

All Family Law Group, P.A.

All Family Law Group, P.A.

Covers divorce, family law and bankruptcy.

http://www.familymaritallaw.blogspot.com
  • Dec 13

    Property Distribution by Courts Must Be Equitable

    Property Distribution by Courts Must Be Equitable
    Finances are frequently a major concern for someone going through divorce, either as a worry about walking away with enough to cover the costs of daily living, or as anxiety related to the possibility of being required to relinquish a…
  • Dec 8

    What Happens to Health Insurance When Couples Divorce?

    What Happens to Health Insurance When Couples Divorce?
    Medical care is known to be one of the more expensive, but necessary, items to hit a person’s budget. Most people seek medical insurance through an employer, if available, to defray the costs of obtaining coverage, and most families are…
  • Dec 3

    When Will Courts Hear Child Testimony in Family Law Cases?

    When Will Courts Hear Child Testimony in Family Law Cases?
    Numerous studies have supported the finding that divorcenegatively affects many children. Certainly, the degree of the impact is likely related to the age of the child when the divorce occurs and the child’s ability to understand the…
Rank this Week: 3433

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
  • Dec 13

    How Estate Planners Can Help Parents of Young Children

    How Estate Planners Can Help Parents of Young Children
    Parents of young children are tired, anxious, and a bit overwhelmed. They’re balancing parenting goals with career goals and, more often than not, feeling like they’re meeting neither. They know they need a . . . will? Or is it a…
  • Dec 11

    Do You Need a Discovery Referee?

    Do You Need a Discovery Referee?
    5 Ways to Defeat Deposition AbuseIt’s not feasible to stop a deposition every time an attorney or witness becomes obstructive, run to court to have a judge or discovery commissioner resolve the issue, and then resume the…
  • Dec 8

    How to Prepare for a Hearing on Summary Judgment

    How to Prepare for a Hearing on Summary Judgment
    A hearing on a motion for summary judgment or summary adjudication presents opportunities you don’t want to miss. Here’s how to prepare for the hearing whether the tentative ruling is in your favor or not, and when there’s…
Rank this Week: 2204

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 2051

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • Dec 13

    Effects of Divorce on Men

    Effects of Divorce on Men
    Michael Busby When looking at people who have been divorced, most of us are guilty of the stereotypical belief that women and children are hit the hardest and we don’t consider the emotional damage that the men have experienced as well.…
  • Dec 6

    Why It’s a Good Idea to Have a Lawyer

    Why It’s a Good Idea to Have a Lawyer
    Michael Busby These days, more and more people are falling into legal issues, without a lawyer in their corner; these people may feel helpless and alone. Even though you may think you may never find yourself in the midst of litigation, the…
  • Dec 1

    What to Do When You Get the Short End of the Stick in a Divorce

    What to Do When You Get the Short End of the Stick in a Divorce
    Michael Busby The process of divorce is one that no one wants to go through. It is emotional, expensive, and life altering. Unfortunately, not all divorces end on an even note. As with any other form of job, some attorneys are better at their…
Rank this Week: 3395

The Martin Law Firm, P.C Blog

The Martin Law Firm, P.C Blog

Covers criminal and family law.

http://jbmartinlaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 12

    What is the Sentence for Marijuana Possession in Pennsylvania?

    What is the Sentence for Marijuana Possession in Pennsylvania?
    Although there is much talk of marijuana legalization in Pennsylvania, and a number of western states such as California, Oregon, Colorado, and Washington have legalized recreational marijuana, in Pennsylvania, being in possession of any…
  • Dec 5

    What are the Defenses to a DUI in Pennsylvania?

    What are the Defenses to a DUI in Pennsylvania?
    If you are arrested for a DUI in Pennsylvania, it can feel like “case closed” as you begin to ponder the consequences of a DUI conviction: jail time, criminal fines, skyrocketing insurance rates, license suspension, and a criminal…
  • Nov 21

    How Do Couples File Taxes While Divorcing?

    How Do Couples File Taxes While Divorcing?
    The tax impact of a divorce can be quite substantial for both spouses involved. There are a number of issues that you and your attorney should discuss in an in-depth matter, such as the tax implications for alimony payments on both the…
Rank this Week: 2336

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/
  • Dec 12

    Is the Law in New Jersey Drifting Towards a Presumption of Joint Physical Custody and Parenting Time?

    Is the Law in New Jersey Drifting Towards a Presumption of Joint Physical Custody and Parenting Time?
    When custody disputes arise, I often consider the Biblical narrative, 1 Kings 3:16-28,  which tells the story of how King Solomon resolved a custody dispute of sorts between two women who lived  in the same home.  The women…
  • Dec 1

    Family Part Court Rule Amendments 2017 – Part III

    Family Part Court Rule Amendments 2017 – Part III
    In the third and final blog post of this series, I will conclude my summary and discussion of the current 2017 Family Part Rule Amendments, including those of more general application. The cases of R.K.v.D.L., 434 N.J. Super. 113 (App.…
  • Nov 21

    Allocating Parenting Time With a Breastfeeding Child

    Allocating Parenting Time With a Breastfeeding Child
    More and more women are choosing to exclusively breastfeed given the reports as to the superior health benefits, not just physically but psychologically, of breast feeding.  Arranging parenting  time between divorced or separated…
Rank this Week: 2395

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/
  • Dec 12

    YouTube and broadcasting: Applying Libel and Slander Act to Internet

    YouTube and broadcasting: Applying Libel and Slander Act to Internet
    The Internet has been in common use for over 25 years now and for nearly all of that time, people have been complaining about things that are written about them on the Internet and going to their lawyers demanding relief. Despite the passage…
  • Nov 7

    What’s Mine is Ours? Not if it’s a Resulting Trust…

    What’s Mine is Ours? Not if it’s a Resulting Trust…
    Chechui v Nieman is a recent decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal which deals with the often contentious matter of whether certain transfers constitute a gift or a resulting trust. Ian and Victoria were in a common law relationship…
  • Oct 19

    Execution of Wills in Ontario

    Execution of Wills in Ontario
    Pursuant to section 3 of the Succession Law Reform Act (Ontario) (the “SLRA”), for a Will to be valid it must be in writing. The SLRA sets out certain requirements regarding the execution of a Will, including information on…
Rank this Week: 1818

Kentucky Law Blog

Kentucky Law Blog

Covers Kentucky family, criminal and business law. By Gatlin Voelker, PLLC.

http://www.gatlinvoelker.com/blog/
  • Dec 12

    Industrial accident injures woman

    Industrial accident injures woman
    For many Kentucky companies, a critical part of operating a smooth business is guaranteeing the proper education of its employees in regards to safety. This is even truer for organizations that rely on the use of heavy equipment, machinery…
  • Dec 6

    How can I prevent business fraud?

    How can I prevent business fraud?
    One key issue that entrepreneurs should take into consideration when starting their businesses is fraud liability. Fraud is when companies and employees engage in illegal behaviors for personal or corporate gain. According to…
  • Dec 4

    Terminating contracts for convenience

    Terminating contracts for convenience
    Any party that has entered into a business contract in Fort Mitchell knows that such agreements cannot be terminated without a valid reason, right? While that may be the case in many private agreements, public contracts with government…
Rank this Week: 2012