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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/
  • Oct 12

    Must Canadian Children Be Registered as a Specific Sex on Official Documents?

    Must Canadian Children Be Registered as a Specific Sex on Official Documents?
    Earlier this year, an eight-month-old baby in British Columbia made international news when the child was issued a health card that does not specify a sex. The document is widely believed to be a first, both in Canada and worldwide. A Health…
  • Oct 5

    Court of Appeal Upholds Cohabitation Agreement Waiving Spousal Support

    Court of Appeal Upholds Cohabitation Agreement Waiving Spousal Support
    The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld a cohabitation agreement that a woman signed decades ago without obtaining independent legal advice, finding no reason to overturn the agreement. What Happened? The parties in question began to live…
  • Sep 27

    HRTO: Barring Child of Same Sex Couple from Attending Religious School was not Breach of Human Right

    HRTO: Barring Child of Same Sex Couple from Attending Religious School was not Breach of Human Right
    The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) recently found that a Christian Evangelical school that refused to admit the adopted son of a same-sex married couple did not breach the Ontario Human Rights Code. What Happened? A married lesbian…
Rank this Week: 4657

Family Law Chicago

Family Law Chicago

Covers Illinois divorce and family law. By George Pecherek.

http://familylawchicago.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 10

    Judge Orders Divorcing Couple To Swap Facebook And Dating Site Password

    Judge Orders Divorcing Couple To Swap Facebook And Dating Site Password
    http://www.forbes.com/sites/kashmirhill/2011/11/07/judge-orders-divorcing-couple-to-swap-facebook-and-dating-site-passwords/
  • Oct 20

    New Real Estate Transfer Law

    New Real Estate Transfer Law
    There is a new law which allows you to transfer residential real estate upon death without probate.  It’s called the Illinois Residential Real Property Transfer on Death Instrument Act (“Act”).  The instrument is called a Transfer on…
  • Jul 19

    Free Consultation

    Free Consultation
    Come in now for a free consultation.George Pecherek & Associates, P.C.
Rank this Week: 3678

Family Law Child Custody Divorce…

Family Law Child Custody Divorce Blog

Covers Michigan family law and child custody cases.

http://familylawchildcustodydivorce.wordpress.com
  • Nov 25

    Cyberstalking in Illinois: Old Game, New Rules.

    Cyberstalking in Illinois: Old Game, New Rules.
    With the permission of the Illinois Family Law Gazette, a website about Illinois divorce, child custody, child support, and family law, I have republished the below article about cyberstalking in Illinois. It is below:  
  • Nov 25

    Cyberstalking in Illinois: Old Game, New Rules.

    Cyberstalking in Illinois: Old Game, New Rules.
    With the permission of the Illinois Family Law Gazette, a website about Illinois divorce, child custody, child support, and family law, I have republished the below article about cyberstalking in Illinois. It is below:   Unfortunately,…
  • Oct 6

    Gov. Quin backs Illinois Civil Union

    Gov. Quin backs Illinois Civil Union
    The Associated Press is reporting that Gov. Pat Quinn says Illinois could legalize civil unions before the end of 2010.
Rank this Week: 3149

Family Law Guy

Family Law Guy

Features California family law news, views, and ruminations. By Richard Gould-Saltman.

http://familylawguy.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 19

    How Do I Refer...? III. Someone Who Isn’t Separated, and Hasn’t Reached a Decision About Ending Their Marriage?

    How Do I Refer...? III. Someone Who Isn’t Separated, and Hasn’t Reached a Decision About Ending Their Marriage?
    Counseling a client who is contemplating separation or divorce, or even “maybe thinking” about one, is among the most sensitive tasks family law attorneys face, and it draws as much on our counseling skill-set as it does on our…
  • Sep 10

    How Do I Refer...? II. A Client With Alcohol/Drug/Significant Mental Health Issues?

    How Do I Refer...? II. A Client With Alcohol/Drug/Significant Mental Health Issues?
    Mental illness, drugs and alcohol.  They are the fodder of the divorce tabloids, and a source of anxiety for clients with family law issues who also are struggling with these problems.  Family law clients, particularly parents,  fear a…
  • Aug 17

    "How Do I Refer....?" I: Re-Locating Parent

    "How Do I Refer....?" I: Re-Locating Parent
    Ten Posts directed to trusted advisors, addressing issues of referring "clients with issues", to whom G.S.L.O. can provide ingenuity and practicality in advice and assistance:    I of X: HOW DO I REFER A PARENT WHO WANTS TO…
Rank this Week: 2136

Family Law Insights

Family Law Insights

Covers divorce and family law in Georgia. By Kitchens New Cleghorn, LLC.

http://www.knclawfirm.com/category/blog/family-law/
  • Aug 10

    Welcoming Jamie Woodard, Esq.

    Welcoming Jamie Woodard, Esq.
    The Law Firm of Kitchens New Cleghorn, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. Jamie Woodard to our firm as an Of counsel attorney. Jamie’s practice focuses on… The post Welcoming Jamie Woodard, Esq. appeared first on…
  • May 2

    How to Modify Your Driver’s License in Georgia

    How to Modify Your Driver’s License in Georgia
    If you’re interested in having your Georgia driver’s license or state ID changed to better reflect how you identify, the state allows you to modify both your name (Official Georgia… The post How to Modify Your…
  • Apr 17

    Legally Changing Your ‘Sex’ on a Georgia Birth Certificate

    Legally Changing Your ‘Sex’ on a Georgia Birth Certificate
    Despite its (rightly earned) conservative reputation, Georgia has a surprisingly liberal policy for changing sex designation on birth certificates and other vital records. According to section § 31-10-23(e) of the… The post…
Rank this Week: 3913

Family Law Matters

Family Law Matters

Information and advice regarding family law issues. By Bryan Reed.

http://www.justdivorce.co.uk/blog/
  • Aug 29

    JUSTDIVORCE.CO.UK TO CEASE TRADING

    JUSTDIVORCE.CO.UK TO CEASE TRADING
    for various commercial reasons, please note that justdivorce.co.uk is no longer accepting new cases. we will of course fulfill all existing orders where payment has already been made, and our current clients will receive our full online…
  • Jul 3

    DIVORCE RATE FALLS – AGAIN!

    DIVORCE RATE FALLS – AGAIN!
    recent office for national statistics figures confirm that the divorce rate continues to fall, but stats as ever can be misleading. Continue reading →
  • Jun 9

    BAD PETITION/GOOD PETITION?

    BAD PETITION/GOOD PETITION?
    bryan reed looks again at no fault divorce and the decision in owens and owens and wonders what chance there is of significant family law reform in a hung parliament. Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 3974

Family Law Matters Blog

Family Law Matters Blog

Covers New York family law. By Deborah Hope Wayne.

http://www.familylawmatters-blog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Negotiation Notes: Uncertainty

    Negotiation Notes: Uncertainty
    Entering into a negotiation with uncertainty is not necessarily a bad thing.  Thinking that we know all of the answers before a negotiation starts can lead to less flexible, positional thinking.  A reasonable agreement in divorce is…
  • Aug 6

    50/50 Parenting Plans During Separation and Divorce: Practical Considerations for Mediating Parenting Plan

    50/50 Parenting Plans During Separation and Divorce: Practical Considerations for Mediating Parenting Plan
    When creating a parenting plan, the goal is for both parents to maintain a meaningful relationship with the children unless special circumstances exist.   How can parents develop a viable “50/50” parenting plan? What…
  • Jul 25

    Social Media & Marriage: Do We Need a Social Media Clause in our Prenup?

    Social Media & Marriage: Do We Need a Social Media Clause in our Prenup?
    Social media is all around us. In today’s world, around-the-clock accessibility through social media has become the norm. It seems as if everyone is constantly updating their status or tagging their pictures so that we know exactly…
Rank this Week: 3627

Family Law Practice

Family Law Practice

Discusses collaboration, mediation and a reasoned approach to divorce. By Steven Green.

http://masscollaborativelaw.wordpress.com
  • Oct 27

    Paternity

    Paternity
    I am a father. There is no denying it. There is no getting away from it. It defines who I am. I am a Daddy! In fact, I have been a daddy longer than I have been anything else. OK, yes, I have been alive longer than I have been a daddy…I…
  • Oct 27

    Paternity

    Paternity
    I am a father. There is no denying it. There is no getting away from it. It defines who I am. I am a Daddy! In fact, I have been a daddy longer than I have been anything else. OK, yes, I have been alive longer than I have been a…
  • Oct 1

    Can I Move My Children Out-of-State?

    Can I Move My Children Out-of-State?
    I was watching one of the new seasons television shows the other night. “Lie to Me” is one of those fast paced, science based, programs that I find irresistible. I also have a hard time leaving my work at the office. Why? Seems that the…
Rank this Week: 3212

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Oct 19

    Single Moms in Iceland

    Single Moms in Iceland
    From CNN: "What would a society look like without marriage?" The question popped into my brain after I stumbled across a list of countries with the most unwed mothers. With 40% of its babies born out of wedlock, America sits...
  • Oct 18

    Marriage as Mark of Privilege

    Marriage as Mark of Privilege
    From the New York Times: Marriage, which used to be the default way to form a family in the United States, regardless of income or education, has become yet another part of American life reserved for those who are most...
  • Oct 17

    We Expect Too Much From Marriage

    We Expect Too Much From Marriage
    From the Atlantic: Tall, dark, handsome, funny, kind, great with kids, six-figure salary, a harsh but fair critic of my creative output ... the list of things people want from their spouses and partners has grown substantially in recent…
Rank this Week: 133

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

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

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Sep 19

    I Am Divorced…Now What? The Top 10 Steps To Take To Safeguard Your Financial Future

    I Am Divorced…Now What? The Top 10 Steps To Take To Safeguard Your Financial Future
    Once you have gone through the divorce process and are formally divorced, there are still many steps that can and should be taken to protect yourself. The following is a list of the top ten (10) actions you should take after your divorce has…
  • Sep 6

    Pet Custody Comes to Illinoi

    Pet Custody Comes to Illinoi
    Companion animals, commonly referred to as “pets”, play an ever-increasing role in American society. US pet industry expenditures were $38.5 billion in 2006 and nearly doubled to $66.75 billion in 2016. According to the 2017-2018…
  • Aug 22

    Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago 30th Anniversary Gala

    Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago 30th Anniversary Gala
    On July 27, 2017, the Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago (“LAGBAC”) celebrated its 30th Anniversary by welcoming over 200 guests to a gala held at the Peninsula Chicago Hotel. LAGBAC is one of the oldest Lesbian, Gay,…
Rank this Week: 2047

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Oct 19

    Software review: Capitalise

    Software review: Capitalise
    Any family lawyer dealing with high net worth cases will frequently need to calculate what capital sum will be required to generate a given income. The conventional way of doing this is to consult Duxbury tables, and do the calculation…
  • Oct 18

    New divorce stats show laws on cohabitation & fault-based divorce need to change, say family lawyer

    New divorce stats show laws on cohabitation & fault-based divorce need to change, say family lawyer
    Today’s official statistics on the number of divorces in England and Wales show there were 106,959 divorces among opposite-sex couples in 2016 – up 5.8% from 2015.Commenting on the rise, Nigel Shepherd, Chair of the family justice…
  • Oct 15

    News Essentials: 16th October 2017

    News Essentials: 16th October 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSGuidance given in important hair strand testing judgmentPractices of testers affirmed and suggestions made for report writing. Full story: Family Law Week. See…
Rank this Week: 257

Family-In-Law

Family-In-Law

Family law trends in Minnesota and across the country. By Michael Boulette.

http://family-in-law.com/
  • May 23

    What’s New in Minnesota Family Law: 2017 Edition

    What’s New in Minnesota Family Law: 2017 Edition
    What’s new with you? The first rule of blogging: don’t stop blogging. Because while I’ve been offline, the law hasn’t slowed down. Right now we have ... The post What’s New in Minnesota Family Law: 2017…
  • Oct 16

    STOP! before you file that Appeal.

    STOP! before you file that Appeal.
    Time for an appeal. You lost. Badly. (Bigly?) It wasn’t even close. You’ll even be paying the other side’s fees. It’s okay. It happens. That’s what ... The post STOP! before you file that Appeal. appeared…
  • Aug 15

    Same as it ever was? Minnesota’s (Not So) New Cohabitation Law

    Same as it ever was? Minnesota’s (Not So) New Cohabitation Law
    Not with a bang, but a whimper. Such is Minnesota’s first brush with alimony reform. On August 1, 2016, Minnesota’s spousal maintenance law gained a newly-minted ... The post Same as it ever was? Minnesota’s (Not So)…
Rank this Week: 3665

FamilyCraft: The Private Practice…

FamilyCraft: The Private Practice of Family & Divorce Mediation

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

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

    This blog has moved

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

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

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

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

    Divorce, Mediation and Fairness: A Potential Client's Inquiry
    A potential client (we'll call her Ms. Smith) asked an important question this morning:"My husband has just told me that he is seeking a divorce. We plan to use mediation if possible. I have concerns about whether mediation addresses…
Rank this Week: 1508

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Covers California divorce and family law blog, with a focus on Orange County.

http://www.farzadlaw.com/family-law-articles/
  • Oct 8

    How to Get Custody as a Father? The Answer May Surprise You

    How to Get Custody as a Father? The Answer May Surprise You
    How to get custody as a father? Whether that is full custody from the mother or joint custody with the mother, a father must plan and prepare carefully to obtain custody. We should know. We have represented many fathers who found themselves…
  • Sep 6

    Contested Divorce in California – Meaning, Procedure and Cost

    Contested Divorce in California – Meaning, Procedure and Cost
    What is a contested divorce in California? What is its procedure? How long does a contested divorce in California take? These are all great questions so let’s get started and go through each and more. Contested divorce in California…
  • Aug 12

    Family Code 271 Attorney’s Fees and Cost

    Family Code 271 Attorney’s Fees and Cost
    Family Code 271 is one of the most powerful code sections in California family law. Family Code 271 allows for sanctions in the form of attorney’s fees and costs when a family law litigant violates its policy. What does Family Code 271…
Rank this Week: 3478

Fathers' Rights

Fathers' Rights

Educates fathers going through divorce and custody cases on how to preserve their rights and maintain healthy relationships with their children. By Regina I. Edwards.

http://georgiafathersrights.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 29

    Regina elected to Georgia SuperLawyers Rising Stars for 2017

    Regina elected to Georgia SuperLawyers Rising Stars for 2017
    Regina has again been elected to the Georgia SuperLawyers Rising Stars list for 2017. While up to five percent of the lawyers in Georgia are named to Super Lawyers, no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list.Ms.…
  • Mar 11

    Father awarded $230,000 in divorce case

    Father awarded $230,000 in divorce case
    In Fulton County, the parties amassed nearly 1 million in legal fees arguing over custody of their child.  Our unique flat fees protect you from such exorbitant fees.Full case below:Hoard v. Beveridge, S15A1685Supreme Court of…
  • Feb 19

    Regina Edwards selected again to…

    Regina Edwards selected again to SuperLawyers Rising Stars for 2016.Edwards and Associates is pleased to announce that managing partner Regina I. Edwards has again been elected to the 2016 Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Stars list in the area…
Rank this Week: 1839

Florida Divorce & Family Law…

Florida Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers current events related to divorce and family law matters in Florida. By Christine Bauer.

http://bauerfamilylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 18

    Modification of Parenting Plans, is there enough smoke to convince a judge that there is fire?

    Modification of Parenting Plans, is there enough smoke to convince a judge that there is fire?
    One of the biggest dilemmas that I deal with in family law cases is when someone comes to me with their desire to modify the terms of the original parenting plan or time-sharing judgment. The Florida Statute governing this particular…
  • Sep 18

    Parenting Plans, Hurricanes and the Unknown

    Parenting Plans, Hurricanes and the Unknown
    Parenting Plans are required to be filed in Florida if you have kids. In a nutshell the Parenting Plan is supposed to be your road map when it comes to all kid related issues when you are divorced. Most parenting plans have basic…
  • Oct 12

    Financial Disclosure the Good, the Bad and the Necessary

    Financial Disclosure the Good, the Bad and the Necessary
    Lately I have found myself and my staff spending an extraordinary time dealing with financial disclosure issues. It is such an annoying thing to deal with because no matter how many documents are turned over in a case, only a handful are…
Rank this Week: 1669

Florida Family Law Blawg

Florida Family Law Blawg

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

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

    Fourth District Court Reverses Paternity Judgment

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

    Fourth DCA Permits Domestic Violence Filing by Temporary Resident

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

    Restriction on Toy Guns Reversed by Fourth DCA

    Restriction on Toy Guns Reversed by Fourth DCA
    The Fourth District Court of Appeal ruled today in Ingram v. Ingram, reversing as to a single issue raised.  Referencing an “unfortunate experience” with a BB gun while on a visit with his father, the Fourth District upheld a…
Rank this Week: 1976

Florida Family Lawyer Blog

Florida Family Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida divorce issues. By Law Offices of Steven E. Blumenthal.

http://www.floridafamilylawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 21

    Time-Sharing or Child “Custody” in Florida

    Time-Sharing or Child “Custody” in Florida
    An issue has recently been addressed in the courts of another State that no longer arises in Florida, whether it is possible for parents to have joint custody or for there to be “co-domicilliary” parents — the phrase used in…
  • Dec 21

    Time-Sharing or Child “Custody” in Florida

    Time-Sharing or Child “Custody” in Florida
    An issue has recently been addressed in the courts of another State that no longer arises in Florida, whether it is possible for parents to have joint custody or for there to be “co-domicilliary” parents — the phrase used in…
  • Dec 21

    Time-Sharing or Child “Custody” in Florida

    Time-Sharing or Child “Custody” in Florida
    An issue has recently been addressed in the courts of another State that no longer arises in Florida, whether it is possible for parents to have joint custody or for there to be “co-domicilliary” parents — the phrase used in…
Rank this Week: 2957

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, custody, and child support. By Sandy T. Fox, P.A.

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

    Using Marital Assets to Pay for Obligations on Non-Marital Assets in Florida

    Using Marital Assets to Pay for Obligations on Non-Marital Assets in Florida
    In many divorce cases, one of the key areas to resolve is equitable distribution. In some marriages, the couple may have a mixture of marital assets, non-marital assets, and maybe non-marital assets that were improved or acquired in part by…
  • Oct 12

    Imputing Income to a Parent in Florida, Even When that Parent Has a Disability

    Imputing Income to a Parent in Florida, Even When that Parent Has a Disability
    In any divorce case that involves minor children, the issues of child custody and child support are likely to be important elements of the case. Sometimes, if your spouse is determined by the court to be voluntarily underemployed or…
  • Oct 5

    What Are Your Rights When You Have a Child With a Married Woman in Florida?

    What Are Your Rights When You Have a Child With a Married Woman in Florida?
    Not everyone’s family is destined to look like a “traditional family” from a 1950s “sit-com.” Some fathers will find themselves in the position of having children with women who are not their wives. These fathers…
Rank this Week: 1193

Freed Marcroft Blog

Freed Marcroft Blog

Covers Connecticut estate planning, family, real estate, litigation, business and non-profit planning, and LGBT immigration law.

http://freedmarcroft.com/category/blog/
  • Oct 17

    Happily Ever After, After

    Happily Ever After, After
    Before we founded Freed Marcroft, I used to travel for a living. Right now I am alone on a plane for the first time in a long time.  Both avid travelers, Kristen and I journey together frequently for business and pleasure.  But this…
  • Jul 10

    4 Tips for Effective Co-Parenting This Summer

    4 Tips for Effective Co-Parenting This Summer
    For your kids, summertime means no school and plenty of time for fun activities. Between trips to the local pool, summer camp, and vacation time with their parents, they’re always in for a good time. When it comes to divorced…
  • Jul 5

    How do Connecticut Courts Decide on Child Custody?

    How do Connecticut Courts Decide on Child Custody?
    Whether you’re deciding on child custody in court or working out an agreement with the other parent, the courts will always have the final word on your child custody arrangements. When the court rules on a child custody order, you and…
Rank this Week: 3707

Gardner Croft Solicitors Blog

Gardner Croft Solicitors Blog

Covers specialist legal services, personal injury claims, land registry, wealth protection, litigation and dispute resolution, and family law.

http://gardnercroft.co.uk/category/blog/
  • May 9

    Changes at Gardner Croft

    Changes at Gardner Croft
    Gardner Croft is pleased to announce some major changes at Gardner Croft which took effect on 1st May 2017. Peer Le Fleming, who has been the senior partner of the firm for the last eleven years retired as a partner on 30th April. At the same…
  • Feb 3

    Illegal Instruction

    Illegal Instruction
    So your boss wants you to do something you think is illegal… Given the recent sacking of the US Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, we thought it appropriate to look at how English law deals with similar situations. There are of…
  • Nov 1

    The Gig Economy

    The Gig Economy
    Depending on how exciting your usual reading material is you may have come across a lot of excitement being generated about the so-called ‘gig economy’. This is the idea that permanent jobs are old-fashioned relics of a previous…
Rank this Week: 4086

Gastonia Family Law

Gastonia Family Law

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

http://gastoniafamilylaw.com/
  • Nov 1

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

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

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

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

    Celebrity Divorces: Tom and Katie (TomKat)

    Celebrity Divorces: Tom and Katie (TomKat)
    Celebrity divorces can appear to be done within a blink of an eye. For instance, the divorce of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes seemed to resolve itself within just a few weeks. We didn’t notice their assets being tied up in an endless…
Rank this Week: 2632

Georgia Family Law Blog

Georgia Family Law Blog

Discusses various aspects of family law in Georgia. By Lunn Law LLC.

http://attorneytiffanyrlunnblog.com/
  • Jul 8

    Heroin Addiction A Major Reason For Placement in Foster Care In Georgia

    Heroin Addiction A Major Reason For Placement in Foster Care In Georgia
    According to official records, two out of every three children are placed in foster care because of parental substance abuse. The number is only increasing.  It shows that the “war on drugs” is definitely not won or over.…
  • Jul 8

    Heroin Addiction A Major Reason For Placement in Foster Care In Georgia

    Heroin Addiction A Major Reason For Placement in Foster Care In Georgia
    According to official records, two out of every three children are placed in foster care because of parental substance abuse. The number is only increasing.  It shows that the “war on drugs” is definitely not won or over.…
  • Feb 27

    Weapons of Choice: Unfounded Allegations of Abuse To Gain Advantage

    Weapons of Choice: Unfounded Allegations of Abuse To Gain Advantage
    A problem is brewing just below the surface in family law.  This problem is immoral and stains the real stories of true victims.  It is zapping judicial resources to try to get at the heart of the truth.  These resources are…
Rank this Week: 3146

Georgia Family Law Blog

Georgia Family Law Blog

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

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

    We're Moving!

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

    We're Moving!

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

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?
    As a Cobb County divorce attorney, many clients ask me what the Social Security consequences would be if they were divorced. Many questions need to be answered.          Experts at AARP and the Social Security Administration provide this…
Rank this Week: 346

Hague Child Abduction Practice in…

Hague Child Abduction Practice in the United States

Features cases, pleadings and reference materials. By Christopher F. Meatto.

http://www.hagueabductionpractice.com/
Rank this Week: 3970

Harris Firm Blog

Harris Firm Blog

Covers local and national events mainly in the areas of products liability, injury law, bankruptcy, divorce and family law, and some environmental law.

http://www.theharrisfirmllc.com/harrisfirmblog/
  • Aug 5

    New Alabama Bankruptcy Exemption

    New Alabama Bankruptcy Exemption
    New Alabama Bankruptcy Exemptions On June 11, 2015 the State of Alabama increased their bankruptcy exemptions for the first time since 1982. When a Chapter 7 bankruptcy is filed, it is possible that your property could be liquidated and the…
  • Jul 12

    Alabama Same Sex Divorce And Legal Precedent

    Alabama Same Sex Divorce And Legal Precedent
    Obergefell v. Hodges Decision On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued their decision in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges. In a 5-4 ruling, the Court decided that the right to marry is a fundamental right that is…
  • Mar 29

    Answer in Divorce

    Answer in Divorce
    What is the Answer in a Divorce? A divorce is a civil lawsuit filed by one spouse against the other, with the filing spouse requesting certain things from the court. The spouse that files the divorce is called the Plaintiff, and they initiate…
Rank this Week: 3783

Hermiz Law

Hermiz Law

Covers family law.

http://www.hermizlaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 29

    How Much Will I Pay In Child Support in Michigan?

    How Much Will I Pay In Child Support in Michigan?
      Child Support! Help! In Michigan, to determine how much child support a parent pays, the courts use a formula called the Michigan Child Support Guidelines. This formula is based largely on the income of the parties and the amount…
  • Feb 22

    Official Website of HermizLaw Launched

    Official Website of HermizLaw Launched
    PaperStreet Web Design launches HermizLaw.com, the official website of HermizLaw, a Michigan based law firm.
  • Feb 22

    What is the Procedure for Filing for Divorce?

    What is the Procedure for Filing for Divorce?
    Before filing for divorce, a party must reside in the State of Michigan for at least 180 days preceding the filing of the complaint and must reside in the county where the complaint is filed for at least 10 days preceding the filing of the…
Rank this Week: 4303

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
  • Oct 18

    Tennessee Supreme Court Reverses Termination of Parental Rights in Chattanooga, Tennessee: In re Gabriella D.

    Tennessee Supreme Court Reverses Termination of Parental Rights in Chattanooga, Tennessee: In re Gabriella D.
    Facts: Mother and Father are the parents of three children. After one child was found to be severely malnourished, i.e.,  starving, all three children were removed from their parents’ custody and placed in foster care. The rest of…
  • Oct 16

    Podcast #2: Terri’s Story, Part Two

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

    Photo of the Week: Barkley Marathon

    Photo of the Week: Barkley Marathon
    Did you know that East Tennessee is home to the most difficult footrace ever created? It’s called the Barkley Marathons, and since it began in 1986 there have only been 15 finishers. There’s a wonderful documentary called The…
Rank this Week: 1443

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

http://heyannette.com/blog/
  • Jul 20

    Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Trainings – updated July 20, 2017

    Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Trainings – updated July 20, 2017
    The Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence has several upcoming trainings that can help meet the DV and child abuse requirements for those issuing reports in court matters — see their events calendar here. More trainings…
  • Jul 5

    U.S. Supreme Court Finally Resolves Arizona Divorce Cases on Military Retired Pay

    U.S. Supreme Court Finally Resolves Arizona Divorce Cases on Military Retired Pay
    In 2012, I wrote a post here about Merrill v. Merrill, which was then an Arizona Court of Appeals case.   The AZ Court of Appeals, back then, ruled that a payor-Husband who reduced military retired pay  (MRP) payments to his ex-wife…
  • May 18

    Email Etiquette Remains a Hot Topic

    Email Etiquette Remains a Hot Topic
    I was sent this link about Email etiquette and it looks really great.   It reminded me of this article, YourOnlinePresence,  that I wrote years and years ago.    The article is certainly old (2011!) and needs…
Rank this Week: 3177

Hildebrand Law Blog

Hildebrand Law Blog

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

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

    Statutory Marital Paternity Presumption for Same-Sex Couples in Arizona

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

    Taxes and Divorce Settlements in Arizona

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

    Third Party Visitation with a Child in Arizona

    Third Party Visitation with a Child in Arizona
    Third Party Visitation with a Child in Arizona Arizona laws allow third-party visitation with a child under very limited circumstances. Your petition for third-party visitation with a child in Arizona must very specifically include…
Rank this Week: 4452

Hook Law Center Blog

Hook Law Center Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Virginia.

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

    New Medicare Cards Coming Soon

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

    Protecting Public Benefits from Child Support Payment

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

    Assuring an Inheritance for your Heir

    Assuring an Inheritance for your Heir
    Many of our clients come to us primarily for estate planning. They are interested in making sure that their assets are distributed to their beneficiaries in the amounts and in the manner that they want. For many of our clients, that means…
Rank this Week: 4034

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers the divorce process. By Ramos Law Firm.

http://www.ramosfamilylaw.com/houstondivorceblog/
  • Sep 29

    Hurricane Harvey: It Starts With You! Volunteer Today!

    Hurricane Harvey: It Starts With You! Volunteer Today!
    It’s been almost one month to the day that Hurricane Harvey wrecked havoc on the city of Houston and surrounding towns. At the time, no one quite knew what to expect and what the days and months to come would hold. From the first…
  • Mar 28

    Protected: Electronic Communications – Client’s Only

    Protected: Electronic Communications – Client’s Only
    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Electronic Communications – Client’s Only appeared first on Houston Divorce Lawyers | Ramos Law Group, PLLC.
  • Mar 28

    Protected: Family Law Mediation – Client’s Only

    Protected: Family Law Mediation – Client’s Only
    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Family Law Mediation – Client’s Only appeared first on Houston Divorce Lawyers | Ramos Law Group, PLLC.
Rank this Week: 2857

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Houston Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas divorce and family law. By Scott Morgan.

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

    How to Break the News of Divorce to Your Kid

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

    A Tale of Two Divorce Client

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

    Facebook and Divorce – Interview on Fox New

    Facebook and Divorce – Interview on Fox New
    This was an interview of Scott Morgan in 2010 on Fox Houston on how facebook can be an issue in divorce cases. There had been a lot of publicity at the time about facebook “causing” divorces. It is still common that facebook and…
Rank this Week: 2310

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1755

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: 1477

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, drug recalls, product hazards and family law. By Padove Law.

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 18

    Indiana Appeals Court: Vehicle Insured but Denied Coverage is Uninsured for UM Purpose

    Indiana Appeals Court: Vehicle Insured but Denied Coverage is Uninsured for UM Purpose
    In an issue of first impression, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled recently in an Indiana car accident lawsuit that a vehicle that is insured but denied coverage following a crash should be considered uninsured under state law.  The…
  • Oct 4

    Indiana Injury Lawsuit vs. Restitution Order in Criminal Case

    Indiana Injury Lawsuit vs. Restitution Order in Criminal Case
    If you are a victim of violence in Indiana leading to injuries, you are probably aware that a pending criminal case against your attacker(s) could involve an order of restitution upon a conviction. What you may not know is that you have…
  • Sep 15

    Indiana Injury on Aviation Company Property Case to Proceed

    Indiana Injury on Aviation Company Property Case to Proceed
    If you are injured on property owned or occupied by someone else, you may have the right to sue that person or company for coverage of your injuries under a portion of law known as premises liability. Premises liability refers to the duty…
Rank this Week: 1352

International Family Law

International Family Law

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

http://www.internationalfamilylawfirm.com/
  • Oct 18

    Notes on Egypt and International Child Abduction

    Notes on Egypt and International Child Abduction
    Updated October 2017Jeremy D. Morley1.     The U.S. State Department has determined - and has reported to Congress - that Egypt has demonstrated a persistent failure to work with the U.S. Central Authority to resolve cases of…
  • Sep 29

    Expert Testimony as to Potential International Child Abduction to Colombia

    Expert Testimony as to Potential International Child Abduction to Colombia
    In an order issued on September 25, 2017, the Chancery Division – Family Part of the Superior Court of Union County, New Jersey, held that Jeremy D. Morley “was qualified by the Court, without objection, as an expert in the area…
  • Sep 21

    Unenforceability of Japanese Custody and Hague Abduction Convention Order

    Unenforceability of Japanese Custody and Hague Abduction Convention Order
    Jeremy D. Morley*Child custody orders are not enforced in Japan. There is merely a provision for a fine, but it is usually de minimis and rarely employed.  It does not impede a parent with physical possession of a child from denying the…
Rank this Week: 968

Iowa Family Law Blog

Iowa Family Law Blog

By Dickinson Mackaman Tyler & Hagen, PC.

https://www.dickinsonlaw.com/blogs-articles/iowa-family-law-blog/
  • Aug 14

    Iowa revamps its child support guidelines--sort of

    Iowa revamps its child support guidelines--sort of
    Since 2009, Iowa has used the Pure Income Shares Model approach to determine what amount of support is sufficient for parents who have separated. This model combines each parent’s income, compares it to a schedule that sets support on…
  • May 23

    Temporary Modification

    Temporary Modification
    A common occurrence that arises subsequent to a divorce is when a parent receives word that his or her ex-spouse or partner is spontaneously taking a job 75 miles away or moving out of the state to reunite with his high school sweetheart.…
  • Apr 18

    Enforcing spousal support across state line

    Enforcing spousal support across state line
    When marriages break apart, ex-spouses often obtain a fresh start by relocating to different states, which can lead to obstacles when the relocating spouse falls behind on their spousal support obligation. This problem is so common that the…
Rank this Week: 2261

Iowa Law Blog

Iowa Law Blog

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

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

    The Implementation of Electronic Filing in the Court

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

    Service by Facebook?

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

    Interactive Process in Action

    Interactive Process in Action
    If you’re not sure what the interactive process is supposed to look like under the ADA, peruse the facts of the 8th Circuit’s decision in Minnihan v. Mediacom.  I’m also going to summarize the facts below, but if you…
Rank this Week: 694

Jackson White Family Law Blog

Jackson White Family Law Blog

Covers the workings of family law, including recent legal changes, hot topics and pressing issues in this legal industry.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/arizona-family-law/blog/
  • Feb 26

    Bright Future Ahead for Couples Struggling to Have Children

    Bright Future Ahead for Couples Struggling to Have Children
    Cambridge University in England has been conducting research studies that offer hope to same-sex couples and couples struggling to conceive. They have taken steps towards creating artificial sperm and eggs. The study includes taking skin…
  • Oct 23

    Judge Tells Bethenny to Stop Wearing Children’s Pajama

    Judge Tells Bethenny to Stop Wearing Children’s Pajama
    The former “Real Housewives” star and husband Jason Hoppy are in the process of divorce. It seems the judge is not a fan of Bethenny Frankel or her Instagram. In fact the Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Ellen Gesmer told the star…
  • Oct 23

    Judge Tells Bethenny to Stop Wearing Children’s Pajama

    Judge Tells Bethenny to Stop Wearing Children’s Pajama
    The former “Real Housewives” star and husband Jason Hoppy are in the process of divorce. It seems the judge is not a fan of Bethenny Frankel or her Instagram. In fact the Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Ellen Gesmer told the star…
Rank this Week: 3766

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/
  • Sep 7

    Divorce: Can’t Find Spouse

    Divorce: Can’t Find Spouse
    Divorcing a husband you can’t find or a wife you can’t find can be challenging.  It is a maze that requires you to know where to start before you can get through it.  As a Jacksonville divorce lawyer, I sometimes have…
  • Apr 26

    Attorney Fees, Divorce

    Attorney Fees, Divorce
    As a Jacksonville divorce attorney, I understand that attorney fees in divorce cases is an issue that comes up in every case. Whether each person will pay his or her own attorney fees, or whether the other side will be forced to contribute…
  • Apr 13

    Child Support Contempt

    Child Support Contempt
    Child Support Contempt is a common issue with Jacksonville Family law and divorce cases. When it comes to child support, often child support contempt motions are part of the norm.  As a Jacksonville child support attorney and family…
Rank this Week: 1628

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/
  • Oct 17

    What is Mediation in a Florida Divorce?

    What is Mediation in a Florida Divorce?
    For many people, when you and your spouse are getting divorce, the last thing that seems possible is that you will come to agreements about how life will work once you are divorced. Florida courts, however, routinely order that couples attend…
  • Oct 10

    Divorce Can Have a Positive Outcome

    Divorce Can Have a Positive Outcome
    The dissolution of a marriage can be a frightening and stressful ordeal that many divorcing couples might not be emotionally equipped to handle on their own. Because emotions run high, even for the spouse who is seeking the break-up of the…
  • Oct 6

    What are the Legal Rights of a Victim When There is Domestic Violence?

    What are the Legal Rights of a Victim When There is Domestic Violence?
    Domestic Violence is a very serious topic. In fact, many victims of “domestic violence” dislike even using the term, because the reality is that if it were always violent, it would be much easier to detect. The truth is that…
Rank this Week: 767

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida family law. By A. James Mullaney.

http://familylawjax.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 4

    Which Parent Decides on Children's Religious Training after a Divorce

    Which Parent Decides on Children's Religious Training after a Divorce
    A recent case from the Florida First District Court of Appeal discusses what, if any, restrictions are allowed to be placed on a parent regarding the religious training of their children. (Pierson v. Pierson, 1D14-79 (Fla. 1st DCA August 18,…
  • Aug 25

    What is considered "Income" when calculating Child Support in Florida

    What is considered "Income" when calculating Child Support in Florida
    Child Support in Florida is calculated using the Florida Child Support Guidelines. The guidelines use the mother's and father's net incomes to determine the child support obligation."Net income" is determined by subtracting a party's…
  • Aug 20

    What to do when DNA proves you are NOT the father and you are paying child support

    What to do when DNA proves you are NOT the father and you are paying child support
    A recent headline from England caught my attention: Man can't get refund on £31,000 child support payments despite DNA proving he's NOT fatherIn the story, a man is seeking a refund from the government of the child support he paid for a…
Rank this Week: 2060

James M. Burns Blog

James M. Burns Blog

Covers criminal defense and family law in Florida.

http://pensacoladefenselawyer.com/blog
  • Sep 26

    Supreme Court weighs in on division of military benefit

    Supreme Court weighs in on division of military benefit
    The military offers gold-plated benefits tied to the sacrifices of frequent relocation and deployments served far from family. In divorce, these benefits are a common point of contention. What portion of retirement benefits is each spouse…
  • Sep 20

    Are drunk driving checkpoints legally justified?

    Are drunk driving checkpoints legally justified?
    In the state of Florida, police frequently set up drunk driving checkpoints where they randomly stop drivers to determine if they might be too drunk to drive. These checkpoints have caught many intoxicated drivers. However, some opponents to…
  • Jul 28

    Consider this when making your Florida parenting plan

    Consider this when making your Florida parenting plan
    If you and your ex-spouse can work together and come to peaceful agreement on important issues, you could be excellent candidates for shared 50-50 parenting plan arrangements. These days, Florida courts are eager to support parents in…
Rank this Week: 4114

Jeff R. Layfield Blog

Jeff R. Layfield Blog

Provides tips on how to keep assets safe in case of a divorce.

http://www.layfieldlawfirm.com/blog.html
Rank this Week: 4069