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Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
  • Sep 24

    EXPOSING IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS DURING JURY SELECTION…HOW?

    EXPOSING IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS DURING JURY SELECTION…HOW?
      Attorneys, judges and jurors all want to see themselves as fair, equitable, and rational, yet studies show that despite our best intentions none of us are free from bias. Implicit bias refers to unconsciously held biases that do not…
  • Jul 24

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW
    PERSONAL UPDATE: I woke up this morning realizing that it had been 6 months since my last post. One of the drawbacks to the aging process is that time seems to pass so much faster than when we were younger. … Continue reading →
  • Jan 15

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip
    RULE OF PRIMACY: Following the “Rule of Primacy” is one of the easiest (yet most overlooked) ways for attorneys to improve their trial performance. If you’re a young attorney with aspirations of becoming the next Clarence…
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Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Sep 23

    Family Law Lawyers Must Resist Temptation to Take on Their Client’s Cause as Their Own

    Family Law Lawyers Must Resist Temptation to Take on Their Client’s Cause as Their Own
    In a recent discipline decision from Ontario the presiding adjudicator, David Wright, spoke a sensible caution to family law lawyers whose passion for their clients’ causes can obscure their professional objectivity. He also referenced…
  • Sep 17

    Politicians Wake Up: Canadians Overwhelmingly Support Shared Parenting

    Politicians Wake Up: Canadians Overwhelmingly Support Shared Parenting
    In a poll conducted by leading Canadian pollsters, Nanos Research, the results revealed that 70% of Canadians support shared parenting. Thirteen per cent opposed shared parenting and 17% were undecided. Nanos conducted an RDD dual frame…
  • Sep 12

    No-Show Father Ordered to Pay Over a Half a Million Dollars in Child Support Arrear

    No-Show Father Ordered to Pay Over a Half a Million Dollars in Child Support Arrear
    In this British Columbia Supreme Court case, the parents of two children separated in 2001 and in 2003 entered into a separation agreement. The agreement stated that the father’s income was $90,000 per year and that he would pay…
Rank this Week: 4367

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

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

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • Sep 23

    Does Adultery Have An Impact On A California Divorce Case Today?

    Does Adultery Have An Impact On A California Divorce Case Today?
    Are you wondering whether cheating can have an impact on your divorce case or not? If that is the case, here is all that you should know about adultery.  A marriage can end when one of the spouses discovers that the other is having an…
  • Sep 22

    Understanding The Emotional Impact of Divorce

    Understanding The Emotional Impact of Divorce
    Divorce happens due to a number of reasons, like lack of intimacy, infidelity and abuse. It generally occurs in multiple stages, what relationship experts term “divorce cascade”. A marriage about to end is peppered with rising…
  • Sep 21

    Tips for Dealing with Mixed Emotions After Divorce

    Tips for Dealing with Mixed Emotions After Divorce
    Once your divorce is finalized, you may go through mixed feelings about your former spouse. Though you may be sure that getting a divorce was the best possible solution for you, you may find that there are some days when you still miss her or…
Rank this Week: 2084

Ohio Family Law Blog

Ohio Family Law Blog

Provides family law and divorce information for Ohio families. By Holzfaster, Cecil, McKnight & Mues.

http://www.hcmmlaw.com/blog
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Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

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

    The Flynn v. McCraney Ruling: When Florida Courts do Not Award Legal Paternity to the Biological Father

    The Flynn v. McCraney Ruling: When Florida Courts do Not Award Legal Paternity to the Biological Father
    Except where adoption is involved, many people think of genetic relationships as the most important thing that links parents and children. In Florida’s family law system, that is not always the case. It is entirely possible for a man to…
  • Sep 20

    What the Koscher v. Koscher Case Shows Us About Imputed Income in Florida

    What the Koscher v. Koscher Case Shows Us About Imputed Income in Florida
    When the phrase “imputed income” is mentioned, the first image that comes to many people’s minds is the media stereotype of the deadbeat dad. They picture a man who refuses to seek work or who only takes jobs that pay under…
  • Sep 15

    Preventing Paternity Fraud in Florida

    Preventing Paternity Fraud in Florida
    One of the criticisms most frequently leveled at family court systems in the United States is that they treat fathers as walking checkbooks, imposing heavy child support obligations on them and invading their privacy to ensure that they pay…
Rank this Week: 4295

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

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

    Who Has Standing to Apply for Custody in NC? – Part 1: Constitutional Right

    Who Has Standing to Apply for Custody in NC? – Part 1: Constitutional Right
    By: Jennifer A. Crissman, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group             If you have been involved with a highly contentious custody case in the Triad, you know that family members will…
  • Sep 20

    Heart Balm Torts: Playing Doctor and Nurse

    Heart Balm Torts: Playing Doctor and Nurse
    By Carolyn J. Woodruff, North Carolina Family Law Specialist Winston Salem, North Carolina: Malecek v. Williams (2017) Derek Williams is a Forsyth County doctor who had an affair apparently, or at least allegedly, with his nurse. Playing…
  • Sep 15

    Danger Lurking Next Door

    Danger Lurking Next Door
    Dear Carolyn, I have been reading the horrid stories about children being left in hot cars.  I also have been troubled by my next door neighbor leaving her seven-year-old son alone this summer while she goes to work.  I have seen…
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Hook Law Center Blog

Hook Law Center Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Virginia.

https://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Sep 22

    Myths about Public Benefit

    Myths about Public Benefit
    In my years as an elder law practitioner, I’ve had clients come into me professing extensive knowledge of public benefits (particularly Medicaid) that were wildly off-base. There are any number of myths that have to do with public…
  • Sep 18

    The Equifax Data Breach: Take This One Step Now

    The Equifax Data Breach: Take This One Step Now
    As you have probably heard by now, Equifax, one of the three major credit reporting agencies, was hacked earlier this summer. As a result, nearly half the U.S. population’s personal data, including full names, addresses, dates of birth,…
  • Sep 8

    Palliative Care and Hospice: Quality of Life for Patients with Serious Illne

    Palliative Care and Hospice: Quality of Life for Patients with Serious Illne
    Hook Law Center, P.C. recently had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Marissa Galicia-Costillo from Sentara Norfolk General at our most recent Coffee with Colleagues seminar to discuss the difference between hospice and palliative care. While many…
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Wayne Dawkins Lawyers' Perth…

Wayne Dawkins Lawyers' Perth Family Law Blog

Covers divorce and separation in Australia.

http://www.waynedawkinslaw.com.au/blog/
  • Sep 21

    Why you should seriously consider the Collaborative Process?

    Why you should seriously consider the Collaborative Process?
    Why you should seriously consider the Collaborative Process for your Family Law case? http://www.waynedawkinslaw.com.au/collaborative-divorce/ In the August 2017 edition of Brief, the monthly magazine published by The Law Society of Western…
  • Jul 26

    The Future of Family Law

    The Future of Family Law
    Why I believe the Collaborative process is the future for Family Law is summed up by Suzan Barrie Aiken, the President of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals who said in The Collaborative Review 2017 Vol 16 Iss 1:…
  • Jul 9

    Protecting Your Belonging

    Protecting Your Belonging
    My friend told me that I should move as many of my personal belongings into her house as I can in case my ex doesn’t let me have them. Should I do that? When you’re separating, it can be tempting to move your belongings out of the…
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Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Sep 21

    Can My Child Choose His or Her Own Parenting Time Schedule?

    Can My Child Choose His or Her Own Parenting Time Schedule?
    The short answer is this: it depends on the child and the circumstances he or she is facing. Typically, Illinois courts permit adolescents age 14 and over to weigh in on their parenting time schedule. When a young man or woman expresses a…
  • Sep 14

    Your Responsibilities during Your Divorce Mediation

    Your Responsibilities during Your Divorce Mediation
    When you decide to use mediation, rather than litigation, to end your marriage, you and your spouse can save yourself a significant amount of time and money. Although mediation is often “easier” than completing a courtroom …
  • Sep 7

    Talking to Your Adult Children about Your Divorce

    Talking to Your Adult Children about Your Divorce
    For divorcing parents, talking to their children about the divorce can be one of the most difficult parts of the pre-divorce process. These discussions often include talking to children about the changes that will occur and stressing that…
Rank this Week: 1095

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

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

    How your court testimony can impress a Judge in Houston Divorce Proceeding

    How your court testimony can impress a Judge in Houston Divorce Proceeding
    Michael Busby Divorce cases in Houston tend to get a little bit complicated for those who are visiting the courts for the first time. You do not know where the washrooms are, you do not know the court procedures, you are anxious because the…
  • Sep 13

    Is adultery a ground for a Houston divorce?

    Is adultery a ground for a Houston divorce?
    Michael Busby One of the major causes of marriages to fail is the ‘forbidden fruit’. If you are the type who always sees the proverbial greener grass over your neighbor’s fence, then you are courting a Houston divorce. In…
  • Sep 7

    How to get divorced in Harris County Texa

    How to get divorced in Harris County Texa
    Michael Busby A petition for divorce will start the process.  All lawyers must e-file petitions while non-lawyers can still hand file.  All cases in Harris county are confidential for 30 days.  Public access and thus online…
Rank this Week: 3230

King Law Offices Blog

King Law Offices Blog

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

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

    Join Attorney John B. Crotts at the NBI Seminar

    Join Attorney John B. Crotts at the NBI Seminar
    Join Attorney John B. Crotts, partner of King Law, in Asheville, NC on Monday, October 23rd as he presents at the NBI seminar, The Probate Process from Start to Finish. This seminar will cover everything from the initial filing, law of…
  • Sep 19

    So, You’re in a Lawsuit, What is “Discovery”?

    So, You’re in a Lawsuit, What is “Discovery”?
    In the state of South Carolina “discovery” is a pretrial process in which each party through the rules of civil procedure can obtain evidence from the other side. Even though engaging in discovery can add to the expense of a case,…
  • Sep 14

    Traffic Stops and the 4th Amendment

    Traffic Stops and the 4th Amendment
    When the framers of the constitution drafted the 4th amendment, it is safe to say they could not anticipate the invention of the automobile and certainly not their essential function in the daily life of Americans. Fortunately, the…
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James M. Burns Blog

James M. Burns Blog

Covers criminal defense and family law in Florida.

http://pensacoladefenselawyer.com/blog
  • 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…
  • Jun 30

    Build a strong strategy to divorce with confidence

    Build a strong strategy to divorce with confidence
    When divorce comes knocking, it affects every area of your life. For those already well established in their careers and well into saving for retirement and other investments, the process can prove quite complex. Still, if you know that...
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Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Washington Protection Order Violations and Burglary

    Washington Protection Order Violations and Burglary
    Washington defendants are entitled to a unanimous jury verdict.  Washington criminal defense attorneys know, however, that this general rule can become complicated when there are multiple acts underlying the charges.  If multiple…
  • Sep 13

    Washington Left-Turn Driver Not Liable for Motorcyclist’s Injurie

    Washington Left-Turn Driver Not Liable for Motorcyclist’s Injurie
    Under Washington law, a driver intending to turn left at an intersection must yield to a vehicle approaching from the opposite direction that is in the intersection or close enough to be an immediate hazard.  This rule seems fairly…
  • Sep 7

    Sentencing Enhancement for Proximity to School Bus Stop in Washington Drug Case

    Sentencing Enhancement for Proximity to School Bus Stop in Washington Drug Case
    Drug possession, manufacture, or sale that occurs in certain public places carries enhanced penalties under Washington law. Prison time or fines may be as much as double as what is otherwise allowed. Under RCW 69.50.435, locations that can…
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Hildebrand Law Blog

Hildebrand Law Blog

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

https://www.hildebrandlaw.com/blog.aspx
  • Sep 20

    Proving Property is Sole and Separate Property in an Arizona Divorce

    Proving Property is Sole and Separate Property in an Arizona Divorce
    Proving Property is Sole and Separate Property in an Arizona Divorce In the case of Foster vs. Foster, the husband filed an appeal of the trial court’s division of guns in an Arizona divorce. The court awarded some of the guns to the…
  • Sep 13

    Violation of Due Process Rights in an Arizona Child Custody Hearing

    Violation of Due Process Rights in an Arizona Child Custody Hearing
    Violation of Due Process Rights in an Arizona Child Custody Hearing The Arizona Court of Appeals in the Cruz v. Garcia case had to address whether Mother’s Due Process rights were violated when a judge entered final child custody orders…
  • Sep 11

    Can a Same Sex Couple Establish Paternity of a Child  in Arizona

    Can a Same Sex Couple Establish Paternity of a Child  in Arizona
    Can a Same-Sex Couple Establish Paternity of a Child in Arizona The Arizona Court of Appeals in the case of Turner v. Oakley had to decide if a same-sex couple can establish paternity of a child conceived by artificial insemination in…
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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/
Rank this Week: 3763

Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

Covers family law and mediation. By Law and Mediation Office of Darren M. Shapiro, P.C.

http://www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com/
  • Sep 20

    Can a Parent’s Remarriage Affect the Amount of Court-Ordered Child Support in New York?

    Can a Parent’s Remarriage Affect the Amount of Court-Ordered Child Support in New York?
    When a couple splits up in a New York divorce, and the couple has children together, the court, or the divorce lawyers involved, must determine whether either of the parties is entitled to child support.  If the matter is handled in…
  • Sep 10

    College Costs in Child Support and Divorce in New York

    College Costs in Child Support and Divorce in New York
    The college application process can be a daunting thing not just for aspiring students, but also for the parents that hope to support their children’s education. When it comes to children of divorce, the concerns regarding which schools…
  • Sep 1

    What is Alternative Dispute Resolution in New York Divorces?

    What is Alternative Dispute Resolution in New York Divorces?
    For some people, the thought of going through a divorce can be terrifying. Divorces are emotional experiences, that require a great deal of thought and planning to make sure that you walk out at the other end of the procedure prepared for…
Rank this Week: 2055

Denver Divorce Attorney Blog

Denver Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Colorado family law, child custody and child support. By Plog & Stein, PC.

http://www.denverdivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    What Questions Might I Be Asked in My Colorado Family Law Hearing (Part 3)

    What Questions Might I Be Asked in My Colorado Family Law Hearing (Part 3)
    By:  Jessica A. Bryant The goal of this series of blog posts is to help people who have not been through a family law court hearing anticipate what questions they may face from the judge, opposing counsel, or the opposing party during…
  • Sep 13

    Maintaining Your Credibility While Testifying in Your Family Law Case

    Maintaining Your Credibility While Testifying in Your Family Law Case
    By:  Sarah T. McCain When your case entails contested litigation and moves towards a court hearing, you and the other party will ultimately need to present your evidence and arguments to the judge.   The end result of your hearing…
  • Sep 4

    Denver Child Support: Dealing With Very Old Arrears Balance

    Denver Child Support: Dealing With Very Old Arrears Balance
    By: Curtis Wiberg In the practice of family law, it’s not too uncommon to come across a case where a parent, who has been ordered to pay child support, did not meet their obligation for many months or even years until the child has…
Rank this Week: 2963

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

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

    Tips on Taxes And Divorce

    Tips on Taxes And Divorce
    When two people are filing for divorce, the last thing on their mind is taxes. Divorces are already highly stressful events, and the tax confusion doesn’t make it any easier. Some of the tax issues that will arise include deciding what…
  • Sep 11

    Splitting Assets And Debts In Divorce

    Splitting Assets And Debts In Divorce
    The messiest part of a divorce is often splitting assets and debt. When a couple can amicably decide how to split their assets and debt, they submit a marital settlement agreement to the court, which outlines the provisions made. When a…
  • Sep 10

    How Divorce Financing Can Solve Your Liquidity Problem

    How Divorce Financing Can Solve Your Liquidity Problem
    There’s no denying that a divorce is a highly disruptive event in a person’s life. It represents the end of a way of living you have become familiar with, taking a heavy toll on your emotional and mental health.mIt can also pose…
Rank this Week: 2269

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

Updates, events, and useful tips surrounding family law issues. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Sep 19

    Can Divorcing Families Afford The “Sporting Life?”

    Can Divorcing Families Afford The “Sporting Life?”
    The September 7 issue of TIME Magazine features our obsession with childhood sports.  The statistics tell the story.  In 2005, school age children played sports at a combined cost of about $8 billion per annum.  Today that…
  • Sep 19

    Observations On Mediation

    Observations On Mediation
    There is a world of information on the internet.  That includes a huge number of websites professing to advise you about divorce.  And among the topics often discussed on these sites is mediation.  Not a week passes without at…
  • Jul 28

    Is Football Destined To Become A Legal Custody Football?

    Is Football Destined To Become A Legal Custody Football?
    In most cases, there isn’t much to write on the subject of legal custody. In Pennsylvania, it is the right to make decisions affecting the child’s welfare; in contrast to physical custody which is where kids spend their time. It…
Rank this Week: 4077

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: 2849

(619) Divorce Blog

(619) Divorce Blog

Divorce and Family Law topics related to San Diego, CA.

http://619divorce.com/blog/
  • Sep 19

    Chris Pratt and Anna Faris Seek Couples Counseling

    Chris Pratt and Anna Faris Seek Couples Counseling
    Chris Pratt and Anna Faris are seeking couples counseling. The two announced their divorce on August 6 after close to 8 years of marriage. Chris Pratt and Anna Faris Seek Couples Counseling According to a source close to the couple, the stars…
  • Sep 12

    Learning How to be a Co-Parent

    Learning How to be a Co-Parent
    Becoming a co-parent is difficult, so how can you effectively do it? When people decide to divorce, very often it’s their children that take the separation the hardest. When it comes to learning to be a co-parent, all othis aspects of…
  • Sep 5

    Is Celebrity Divorce More Common?

    Is Celebrity Divorce More Common?
    Celebrity divorce seems to be in the news every day, whethis it’s a real divorce or just a rumored one! George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin were married only a few weeks before divorce rumors started. Wikipedia even has a page devoted to…
Rank this Week: 2226

619 Divorce Blog

619 Divorce Blog

Covers San Diego Family Law and Divorce.

http://619divorce.com/blog/
  • Sep 19

    Chris Pratt and Anna Faris Seek Couples Counseling

    Chris Pratt and Anna Faris Seek Couples Counseling
    Chris Pratt and Anna Faris are seeking couples counseling. The two announced their divorce on August 6 after close to 8 years of marriage. Chris Pratt and Anna Faris Seek Couples Counseling According to a source close to the couple, the stars…
  • Sep 12

    Learning How to be a Co-Parent

    Learning How to be a Co-Parent
    Becoming a co-parent is difficult, so how can you effectively do it? When people decide to divorce, very often it’s their children that take the separation the hardest. When it comes to learning to be a co-parent, all othis aspects of…
  • Sep 5

    Is Celebrity Divorce More Common?

    Is Celebrity Divorce More Common?
    Celebrity divorce seems to be in the news every day, whethis it’s a real divorce or just a rumored one! George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin were married only a few weeks before divorce rumors started. Wikipedia even has a page devoted to…
Rank this Week: 1275

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2569

The Law Offices of David Stein…

The Law Offices of David Stein Blog

Covers family law.

http://www.familylawdc.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3355

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/
  • 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…
  • Apr 15

    Governer Scott Vetoes Alimony and Child Timesharing Bill

    Governer Scott Vetoes Alimony and Child Timesharing Bill
    Its been a while that I had reason to blog here and it seems that the latest reason is the same as the last reason. In the State of Florida there has been many attempts over the past few years to change and reform alimony. The latest…
Rank this Week: 1639

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Sep 18

    Social workers should not hide – they are accountable to all of u

    Social workers should not hide – they are accountable to all of u
    The Guardian social care network ran a piece last week entitled Muslim fostering row: Careless press must be held to account in which the author – a social worker expresses shock that “Tower Hamlets council responded and…
  • Sep 12

    National Centre for Domestic Violence

    National Centre for Domestic Violence
    There is a very concerning piece abut the National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV) on Buzzfeed : A Major UK Domestic Violence Organisation Faces Accusations Of Failing Victims And Taking Inappropriate Payments Now I don’t know much…
  • Aug 30

    Foreword to The Third Edition of FCwaL

    Foreword to The Third Edition of FCwaL
    The Times has today published some selected extracts from the foreword to the third edition of my book The Family Court without a Lawyer – A Handbook for Litigants in Person. I’ve been asked for the full foreword, so here it…
Rank this Week: 4408

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
  • Sep 18

    How Often Do Collaborative Divorces Terminate?

    How Often Do Collaborative Divorces Terminate?
    Good, you have decided that if you are going to divorce, you are going to do it collaboratively.  This means that you and your spouse will each have your own attorneys, but the attorneys are not there to fight.  You hire the…
  • Sep 5

    What is Gestational Surrogacy?

    What is Gestational Surrogacy?
    If you are a married couple looking to bring a child into your life but cannot conceive yourselves, you may be a candidate for gestational surrogacy. Gestational surrogacy is a legally recognized process and alternative to traditional child…
  • Aug 31

    Video: Ron Ousky on Hiring A Family-Focused Divorce Lawyer

    Video: Ron Ousky on Hiring A Family-Focused Divorce Lawyer
    When determining which attorney to hire for your divorce, you may be tempted to believe that your best option is to hire an overly-aggressive lawyer.  But is that truly going to benefit you and your family?  Do you want to make your…
Rank this Week: 2299

Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

By Neil Cahn, PLLC.

http://www.divorceny.com/
  • Sep 17

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

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

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

    Husband Benefits From Wife’s Retainer Agreement Cap On Counsel Fee
    In a lengthy, thoughtful August 29, 2017 opinion in S.M. v. M.R., Richmond County (Staten Island) Supreme Court Justice Catherine M. DiDomenico resolved the financial issues incident to the parties’ divorce. Among the issues were those…
  • Sep 4

    When the Child Support Payor is in the Witness Protection Program

    When the Child Support Payor is in the Witness Protection Program
    I’ve never really thought about it. And although not exactly on point, the August 24, 2017 decision of Kings County Family Court Judge Javier E. Vargas in S.G v. B.G. sheds light on some of the issues a court may face when a…
Rank this Week: 3576

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By the Law Office of Peter Van Aulen.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.net/
  • Sep 17

    How to Conduct Yourself at a Child Custody Evaluation

    How to Conduct Yourself at a Child Custody Evaluation
    Child custody evaluations are often used by the court when the case has a highly contested custody matter before it. The evaluator is able to speak to both parties with an objective perspective, as well as the children, and as a result their…
  • Sep 10

    Slutsky v Slutsky and New Jersey Equitable Distribution Law

    Slutsky v Slutsky and New Jersey Equitable Distribution Law
    One of the most financially impactful events in life can be the possibility of a divorce. New Jersey is not a community property state, but rather, an equitable distribution state. This means that, under New Jersey equitable distribution law,…
  • Aug 27

    Don’t Let Divorce Ruin Your Life

    Don’t Let Divorce Ruin Your Life
    While divorce can be a traumatic experience for some, for others it can be quite liberating. Before separating, you might have tried everything to save your marriage, and in the process realized that divorce was the best option. While…
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Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

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

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

    Can you sue someone for breaking up with you?

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

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

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

    Until Payoff of Debt do us Part

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

The Law Office of Christine M Bechtold, LLC

Covers Georgia family law.

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

    Happy Constitution Day 2017

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

    July 2, 1776 Congress officially votes for Independence

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

    Independence Day 2017

    Independence Day 2017
    "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”Declaration of…
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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/
  • Sep 16

    Natural Disasters and Hurricanes: What Happens to My Florida Family Law Parenting Plan?

    Natural Disasters and Hurricanes: What Happens to My Florida Family Law Parenting Plan?
    Pounding rains, whipping winds, and treacherous flooding poses threaten the safety of your family, your home, and your daily life. As a hurricane or other natural disaster looms, questions about what to do with about the Florida Family Law…
  • Sep 5

    Do I really need a Florida Divorce Attorney?  Can I Afford to Hire a Family Law Lawyer?

    Do I really need a Florida Divorce Attorney?  Can I Afford to Hire a Family Law Lawyer?
    You didn’t need a lawyer when you got married, so many times people feel like they don’t need a lawyer to get divorced.  This, however, is not typically the best approach. Most divorces have at least one issue that is a legal…
  • Aug 28

    When is a Preferred Time of Year to File a Florida Divorce Action?

    When is a Preferred Time of Year to File a Florida Divorce Action?
    In the State of Florida, ending a marriage (otherwise referred to as a Florida divorce) is a difficult decision, and it may takes months or even years for either party to come to the realization that things are not working anymore. Research…
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McDevitt Law Office

McDevitt Law Office

Covers estate planning and family law in Virginia.

http://www.mcdevittlaw.net/blog-index/
  • Sep 15

    Proper estate planning: wills and trust

    Proper estate planning: wills and trust
    Creating a will ensures that all your wishes are carried out after your death. A will is the most common way for you to distribute your assets, like your home, to an heir. However, there are a number of other vehicles through which you can…
  • Aug 31

    A rise in hostility among divorcing spouse

    A rise in hostility among divorcing spouse
    There has been an increase in hostility among divorcing couples who prefer to go to court instead of attempt to work together in an effort to reach a compromise. The issues of contention are the same as they have always been, namely, child…
  • Aug 18

    Estate planning for the single parent

    Estate planning for the single parent
    There are some estate planning issues that single parents are advised to consider when planning for the financial future of their children. Among them is the selection of a guardian who will raise their children in the event the parent dies…
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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/
  • 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…
  • Sep 1

    Indiana Statute of Limitations Bars Injury Claims Past Two Year

    Indiana Statute of Limitations Bars Injury Claims Past Two Year
    An Indiana dentist, under fire for allegedly over-billing Medicaid and over-treating patients, will not have to face a civil trial for at least three of those patients, after their Indiana medical malpractice claim was shot down for failing…
  • Aug 15

    Court of Appeals Allows Attorney Fees in Indiana Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Court of Appeals Allows Attorney Fees in Indiana Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    Nothing is more devastating than the loss of a child, especially when it occurs because of another person’s negligence, or the failure to use reasonable care.  Recently, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled that Indiana’s Child…
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The Blog About All Things Family

The Blog About All Things Family

Discusses family law issues including divorce, child support, child custody, order enforcements, and adoptions. By Welsh Law, PLLC.

http://welsh-lawfirm.com/blog/
  • Sep 15

    It’s Not That Simple

    It’s Not That Simple
    I’ve had consultations where the person said, “Well I assume I will get the house since I stay home with the kids” or “I will take half of what we have when I move out”. The problem with these is that they are…
  • Sep 8

    Ten Tips for Dealing with Flood Insurance and/or FEMA claim

    Ten Tips for Dealing with Flood Insurance and/or FEMA claim
    Ten tips for dealing with flood insurance and/or FEMA claims: Flood insurance is not issued by your private insurer, it is issued by the Federal Government. Your private insurer may have written the policy but it is still processed through…
  • Sep 6

    Hurricane Disaster Tips for Renter

    Hurricane Disaster Tips for Renter
    I have been reading stories of landlords kicking tenants out of their apartments/homes or stories where landlords are still demanding payment of rent when the apartment/home has been destroyed and it is deeply disturbing to me. My mother in…
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Michigan Divorce Lawyers Blog

Michigan Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law, divorce, and custody issues in Michigan. By Serafini, Michalowski, Derkacz & Associates P.C.

http://www.michigandivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Updating your estate plan after a divorce

    Updating your estate plan after a divorce
    After you’ve negotiated the terms of your divorce judgment, and you are officially divorced, you will still have a lot of loose ends to tie up. One often overlooked issue that needs to be addressed, is updating your estate plan.…
  • Sep 12

    How long do you have to wait for a divorce?

    How long do you have to wait for a divorce?
    One of the most common questions we receive is “how long do I have to wait until my divorce is final?” The statutory minimum for a divorce without minor children is sixty (60) days. The statutory minimum for a…
  • Sep 5

    Bankruptcy FAQ

    Bankruptcy FAQ
    1.) Q: What is the Chapter 7 bankruptcy process? A: If you are considering bankruptcy, we would ask you numerous questions about your income, assets, expenses, and debts. We would run your credit report to determine the amount you owe each…
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New York Divorce and Family Law…

New York Divorce and Family Law Blog

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

http://brandeslaw.blogspot.com/
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New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

By Bruce Provda.

http://www.nydivorcefirm.com/blog
  • Sep 14

    Divorce New York Style

    Divorce New York Style
    “My behavior crushed the aspirations of my wife and ruined our marriage,” said Anthony Weiner as he left a Manhattan courtroom recently. The ex-Democratic congressman from New York whose lewd dialogues with a teen aged girl…
  • Sep 8

    The Ups, Downs and Downs Of A New York Divorce

    The Ups, Downs and Downs Of A New York Divorce
    A New York writer who document her rags to riches to rags to riches tale in a trilogy is now divorced.  Once a card carrying member of the 1%, her financial nest egg shattered during the 2008 fiscal fiasco.   Suzanne Corso, 50, made…
  • Aug 31

    How Can A Couple Avoid Divorce

    How Can A Couple Avoid Divorce
    A recent study by John Gottman, professor emeritus of psychology at the University of Washington, points to six predictors of divorce. Recognized in 2007 as one of the nation’s ten-most influential marital therapists in the last…
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Minnesota Divorce and Family Law…

Minnesota Divorce and Family Law Blog

Covers parenting, alimony, child support, divorce and more. By Gerald O. Williams.

http://divorcelawyermn.com/minnesota-divorce-blog/
  • Sep 13

    Right of First Refusal

    Right of First Refusal
    When separated co-parents establish the grounds rules for their parenting schedule, it is common to include a “right of first refusal.”  The right of first refusal allows an “off-duty” parent to care for the…
  • Jul 26

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 6 (Personal Property)

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 6 (Personal Property)
    For many couples, it is easy to resolve the issue of “stuff.”  Many items of personal property naturally “belong” to one party or the other, especially when each party is involved in different hobbies and leisure…
  • Apr 16

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 5 (Real Estate)

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 5 (Real Estate)
    Most uncontested divorces involve no real estate.  If the parties own real estate, it is a potentially complicating factor.  In fact, my earlier proposition (in The Uncontested Divorce – Part 1) – that an uncontested…
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Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law with a focus on divorce on Maryland. By Anthony A. Fatemi, LLC.

http://www.marylanddivorcelawyer-blog.com/
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Alabama Law Blog of William…

Alabama Law Blog of William Pfeifer

Covers Alabama law.

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

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

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

    Hurricane Irma Courthouse Closure

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

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

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense
    Alabama asset forfeiture law provides an extensive list of items that law enforcement officers can seize in connection with drug crimes. Under Alabama Code Section 20-2-93(a)(5) (1975), this list includes your car if it is used to sell or…
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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/
  • Sep 13

    Chicago Judge Tackles Problem of Incarcerated Divorce

    Chicago Judge Tackles Problem of Incarcerated Divorce
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What is an Absolute Divorce?” It is something that very few people give much thought to: divorce behind bars. Though it seldom makes it on to most…
  • Sep 6

    North Carolina Court Allows Alienation of Affection Case to Move Forward

    North Carolina Court Allows Alienation of Affection Case to Move Forward
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “Does adultery affect my divorce case?” In many places, if a marriage ends due to an affair, the innocent spouse may be left with anger and hurt feelings, but…
  • Aug 23

    New Jersey Supreme Court Breaks Precedent In Recent Ruling

    New Jersey Supreme Court Breaks Precedent In Recent Ruling
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can I do to gain custody of my child in North Carolina?” When it comes to custody issues during and after a divorce, it can be very hard for families to…
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Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 12

    New Child Time-Sharing Legislation

    New Child Time-Sharing Legislation
    Child time-sharing in Florida could be a hot topic for attorneys and their clients in the coming months as one new law concerning the issue has already taken effect and another kicks off Jan. 1. Florida House Bill 329 became law in July and…
  • Aug 4

    14 Mistakes Men Make in Divorce

    14 Mistakes Men Make in Divorce
    When a person is in the middle of an emotional time, it can be difficult to make good, long-term decisions. A divorce is the very definition of an emotional time, and plenty of divorced people have lived to regret decisions made in the heat…
  • Aug 2

    Ayo and Iken Recap

    Ayo and Iken Recap
    It has been another impactful first half of the year for the Ayo & Iken law firm as our attorneys continue to fight for their clients facing difficult times, dealing with everything from freeing a client unfairly jailed to keeping a…
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Between the Sheets: Adultery in…

Between the Sheets: Adultery in Divorce Cases in Virginia

Explores the legal effects of adultery on family law matters in Virginia and across the United States. By James H. Wilson, Jr.

http://jameshwilsonjr.com/
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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/
  • Sep 12

    In A New Jersey Family Court, Credibility Is King!

    In A New Jersey Family Court, Credibility Is King!
    When I first began my career as a divorce and family lawyer in 1996 in my hometown of East Brunswick, New Jersey, I quickly understood that the credibility of my client in the eyes of a judge of the Family Part of the Superior Court of New…
  • Jul 11

    In The Family Part Of The Superior Court of New Jersey, This Is How Our Attorney’s Prepare For Trial

    In The Family Part Of The Superior Court of New Jersey, This Is How Our Attorney’s Prepare For Trial
    In over 20 years of family law and divorce practice here in my hometown of East Brunswick, New Jersey, I can assure you that we strive to settle our cases. However, it is essential that your lawyer will not “blink” when our…
  • Jun 14

    Is A “Right of First Refusal” Automatic For Parenting Time In New Jersey?

    Is A “Right of First Refusal” Automatic For Parenting Time In New Jersey?
    No. As seasoned parenting time lawyers, the attorneys at our law firm appreciate that while most New Jersey Family Court judges prefer to grant a parent the right of first refusal, the court’s decision shall always be driven by the best…
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