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Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • May 21

    Don't Make These Mistakes in Divorce Court

    Don't Make These Mistakes in Divorce Court
    Heard your share of divorce horror stories? Now that it’s your turn, you don’t want to end up with war stories of your own. You don’t want your divorce to drag out, especially not at the cost of the marital estate! If…
  • May 14

    Basics of Child Custody in California

    Basics of Child Custody in California
    Are you a parent who is headed toward divorce? Or, are you an unmarried parent who needs to go to court to sort out a child custody issue? Either way, you’ll be interested in learning how California’s child custody laws apply…
  • May 7

    3 Rules for Dating After Divorce

    3 Rules for Dating After Divorce
    Marriage – the theory is that we’re in it for life, but roughly half of all first marriages end in divorce in the United States. Second and subsequent marriages have an even higher rate of divorce, which makes us ponder,…
Rank this Week: 4215

CEB blog

CEB blog

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

http://blog.ceb.com
  • May 21

    How Far Does a Landowner’s Liability Go?

    How Far Does a Landowner’s Liability Go?
    Landowners’ duty to maintain their premises in a reasonably safe condition has a pretty far reach, but the California Supreme Court recently curbed it. A landowner’s duty extends to all areas that (1) visitors are expressly or…
  • May 18

    5 Ways Lawyers Can Maximize Their Time

    5 Ways Lawyers Can Maximize Their Time
    The following is a guest blog post by Ritu Goswamy, Esq. Ritu is a lawyer, author, and legal productivity consultant. Her New Billable Hour™ system allows lawyers to expand their time by billing themselves first. Ritu’s first…
  • May 16

    Do Adult Children Have a Duty to Support Their Parents?

    Do Adult Children Have a Duty to Support Their Parents?
    Most people wouldn’t think twice before helping their parents financially. In fact, partially due to baby boomers’ inadequate retirement planning, 20 percent of surveyed millennials provide financial support to their parents. As…
Rank this Week: 2569

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3417

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber,…

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber, PLLC

Covers bankruptcy, family law, foreclosure, and real estate law in New York.

http://vaughnweberlaw.com
  • May 21

    6 Reasons You May Need the Help of Tenant Attorney

    6 Reasons You May Need the Help of Tenant Attorney
    Disagreements between landlords and tenants are very common these days. As a result, tenants often have to vacate the property they live in. At times, the landlord’s reason for serving an eviction notice may be very strong. But at…
  • May 16

    NYC DOT Worker Dies in Fatal Car Crash at Hutchison River Parkway

    NYC DOT Worker Dies in Fatal Car Crash at Hutchison River Parkway
    Life is completely unpredictable! This truism was noticed Wednesday through a fatal car crash that resulted in one death. The victim in this accident was a worker at the New York City Department of Transportation. What Exactly Happened? A DOT…
  • May 7

    Make a Personal Injury Attorney Accept Your Case

    Make a Personal Injury Attorney Accept Your Case
    Personal injury lawyers in the Bronx generally accept personal injury cases to help victims get appropriate justice. But they don’t accept every case. As a rule, they first study the circumstances thoroughly and inquire about the…
Rank this Week: 3015

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • May 21

    Will the Hague Child Custody Laws Affect Your Child's Summer Vacation?

    Will the Hague Child Custody Laws Affect Your Child's Summer Vacation?
    When you allow your child to travel out of the country without you, what you don't know about that country's law may affect your rights if the child doesn't come home. Read more about how the Hague Convention may affect your custody rights.
  • May 15

    My Ex is Violating Our Child Custody Order, What Happens Next?

    My Ex is Violating Our Child Custody Order, What Happens Next?
    We get calls every week from potential clients who have questions about what they need to do if the other parent is not following the court order. Read our blog to find out more:
  • May 14

    During a South Carolina Divorce, Focus on What's in Your Control

    During a South Carolina Divorce, Focus on What's in Your Control
    Divorce and other South Carolina family court cases can be very stressful, but there are ways to control that stress by focusing on things that you can control during the process. Read our blog to find out more.
Rank this Week: 1862

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers Illinois family law and estate planning needs.

http://www.randrattys.com/napervilledivorceattorney
  • May 20

    Modifying Your Divorce Decree

    Modifying Your Divorce Decree
    A divorce decree, or judgment of dissolution of marriage, is a court order officially terminating your marriage. It also explains the terms of your divorce and may discuss: Who is responsible for making child support payments and how much…
  • May 13

    Thinking Through Your High-Net Worth Divorce

    Thinking Through Your High-Net Worth Divorce
    The more money that an individual brings to a marriage, the more financially -- and emotionally -- complex an eventual divorce can be. Our experienced attorneys can help you avoid the financial and legal pitfalls that often accompany …
  • May 6

    Stepparent Adoption and Parental Rights Termination

    Stepparent Adoption and Parental Rights Termination
    In some cases, a stepparent might want to officially adopt a new spouse’s child. But Illinois law only permits children to have two legal parents, which means that a stepparent may only adopt a spouse’s child if the other parent…
Rank this Week: 1133

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
  • May 19

    Divorced Parents Must Put Children First

    Divorced Parents Must Put Children First
    Preschool children from divorced parents did better psychologically if they lived in shared parenting environments compared with kids living primarily with one parent, according to recently published research in Acta Paediatrica.
  • May 11

    Teen Marriages and the Push for Reform in Ohio

    Teen Marriages and the Push for Reform in Ohio
    If you ask someone the percentage of marriages that end in divorce, it's likely that they will tell you 50%. If this is true, and 1 in 2 unions will eventually end, then clearly couples that get married have an uphill battle to make it last.…
  • May 5

    Divorce: Study Finds That Being Promoted May Double a Wife’s Chances of Getting Divorced

    Divorce: Study Finds That Being Promoted May Double a Wife’s Chances of Getting Divorced
    There are many reasons why a couple may file for divorce. According to a new study, marriages with “traditional” gender roles - meaning the woman’s job takes a backseat, and the man is the breadwinner of the house - tend to…
Rank this Week: 4145

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.fsgattorneys.com/blog
  • May 18

    Family Law Child Custody Attorneys in Northern Kentucky

    Family Law Child Custody Attorneys in Northern Kentucky
    There is nothing more difficult for a family to go through than a divorce. But perhaps even more heartbreaking is the separation and distance placed between parents and children over the issue and decision of child custody arrangements…
  • May 14

    Family Attorneys of Northern Kentucky

    Family Attorneys of Northern Kentucky
    Over the past couple of decades, we have been very pleased to see people become far more aware of the importance of having a will, a power of attorney, and a living will.  People used to act as if nothing was going to happen to them and…
  • Apr 23

    How to select an Attorney for Your Case

    How to select an Attorney for Your Case
    Whether you want monetary compensation or a solid defense, it’s worth the time and effort to be very selective in whom you choose to represent you.  Advertisements can tell you a lawyer exists, but they cannot tell you the…
Rank this Week: 2647

Hook Law Center Blog

Hook Law Center Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Virginia.

https://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2390

Law Offices of Laura M. D'Orsi,…

Law Offices of Laura M. D'Orsi, LLC Blog

Covers divorce, collaborative divorce, mediation, child support and alimony.

http://www.lauradorsilaw.com/blog/
  • May 17

    Laura M. D’Orsi, Esq. Recognized in Super Lawyers 2018

    Laura M. D’Orsi, Esq. Recognized in Super Lawyers 2018
    Attorney, Laura M. D’Orsi has been recognized in the 2018 Super Lawyers list. Each year, lawyers nominate their peers for these prestigious lists. Candidates must then pass a rigorous selection process of evaluations based on indicators…
  • Jun 28

    10 Effective Strategies for Handling an Uncooperative Ex

    10 Effective Strategies for Handling an Uncooperative Ex
    Sometimes when parents divorce, they are forced to share custody of the children with a parent who is angry or bitter. The following strategies can help with this problem and don’t require any cooperation. Be available when the kids…
  • Apr 24

    How to Reduce the Stress of Divorce

    How to Reduce the Stress of Divorce
    Choosing to divorce is never an easy decision regardless of how frustrated and unhappy you have become in your marriage. There are many strong emotions that emanate from both sides, so it is important to choose healthy alternatives in order…
Rank this Week: 1291

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • May 17

    Extra Fee for Excellent Result in Family Law Case Denied by Ontario Court

    Extra Fee for Excellent Result in Family Law Case Denied by Ontario Court
    The law in Canada generally prohibits lawyers from entering into a contingency fee agreement with clients in family law cases. In Ontario there is an absolute prohibition, while in British Columbia, it is permissible so long as the matter…
  • May 9

    The Door Slams Shut on Ex-Wife Who Wants More Spousal Support

    The Door Slams Shut on Ex-Wife Who Wants More Spousal Support
    In a sensible decision handed down today by the BC Court of Appeal, (Sandy v. Sandy 2018 BCCA 182) a former spouse has learned that the trial judge’s order that she could come back to the “well” after a final settlement of…
  • May 8

    Attacks on Canadian Christian Values is Real

    Attacks on Canadian Christian Values is Real
    Imagine a situation where a gay couple were told they could not adopt a child because they were gay, or a Muslim couple told the same thing….The outcry from the public, specific interest groups, and civil liberties organizations would…
Rank this Week: 4289

Penglase & Benson Law Blog

Penglase & Benson Law Blog

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

http://www.penglaseandbenson.com/blog/
  • May 17

    What to Do If You’re Involved in a Pedestrian Accident

    What to Do If You’re Involved in a Pedestrian Accident
    In our last blog post, we wrote about the dangers of texting while driving. But what about motor vehicle accidents that are the result of texting while walking? It turns out that can be equally as deadly, according to a recent report from the…
  • May 7

    Phones Down: How to Reduce Distracted Driving

    Phones Down: How to Reduce Distracted Driving
    Andrea Lenk and Alicia Nicholson probably thought Feb. 6, 2016 would unfold like any other day. But driving through Cumberland County, Pennsylvania that day, they crossed paths in the most horrific way possible: Lenk ran a stop sign and…
  • Apr 24

    What are the Consequences of a Second-Offense DUI in Pennsylvania?

    What are the Consequences of a Second-Offense DUI in Pennsylvania?
    By now you might have read the story of Tasha Lynn Schleicher, whom police have described as “one of the worst DUI offenders in the United States.” Earlier this month, Schleicher, of Minnesota, was arrested for drunk driving in…
Rank this Week: 1272

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/
Rank this Week: 2489

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/
  • May 17

    Lessons to be Learned Regarding Interspousal Gifts During a Marriage

    Lessons to be Learned Regarding Interspousal Gifts During a Marriage
    The Florida Supreme Court, on March 30, 2017, issued an opinion in Hooker v. Hooker, 220 So.3d 397 (Fla. 2017) finding a Florida horse farm and a New York summer home interspousal gifts and, therefore, subject to equitable distribution as…
  • May 11

    The Tightrope: Protecting Enhancement in Value and Appreciation of Non-Marital Asset

    The Tightrope: Protecting Enhancement in Value and Appreciation of Non-Marital Asset
    Equitable distribution of assets in Florida divorces can be a complex and divisive issue.  Regarding trusts and divorces, you can walk a fine line between a marital asset and a non-marital asset.  Enhancement in value and…
  • Apr 20

    Distribution of Assets of a Trust not allowed by Florida Divorce Court

    Distribution of Assets of a Trust not allowed by Florida Divorce Court
    Equitable distribution in Florida during a divorce can be a frightening prospect.  What are the rules regarding distribution of assets of a trust in a divorce?  Does the divorce court have the authority to distribute trust assets?…
Rank this Week: 2725

Miami Divorce Lawyer Blog

Miami Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Law Office of Sara J. Saba, P.A.

https://www.miamidivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1577

Massachusetts Family & Divorce…

Massachusetts Family & Divorce Mediation Blog

Covers divorce, separation and other family-related matters. By Larri Tonelli Parker.

http://parkermediation.net/
  • May 17

    Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

    Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017
    Take time to analyze the potential life altering decisions made during the divorce process. New tax laws promulgated under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 impacts the tax consequences of alimony.   Changes to the tax…
  • Nov 28

    How is alimony or spousal support determined?

    How is alimony or spousal support determined?
    Alimony is calculated by a complex formula,  taking into consideration the length of marriage, and the income of the parties. Like child support, which can be calculated using the Massachusetts child support guidelines, it is…
  • Nov 16

    From International Academy of Collaborative Professional

    From International Academy of Collaborative Professional
Rank this Week: 4608

Family Law & Divorce Information…

Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

By Busby & Associates.

http://busby-lee.com/familylawblog
  • May 17

    Save Yourself from Insanity!

    Save Yourself from Insanity!
    Michael Busby There comes a point in almost every marriage where the married couple just can’t seem to reach reconciliation. In some cases, this period doesn’t pass at all, and the brooding unrest leads to required divorce……
  • May 10

    How can you Establish Legal Paternity and Rights and Obligations thereof in Houston?

    How can you Establish Legal Paternity and Rights and Obligations thereof in Houston?
    Michael Busby One of the ranging debates in and out of courts is how best the legislation can enshrine the legal rights of a man proved to be the blood relation of a child. A lot of lawsuits have been brought to the Houston courts to…
  • May 4

    How to make your day in court a pleasant experience

    How to make your day in court a pleasant experience
    Michael Busby Your Jersey Village divorce lawyer may have forgotten to tell you how to be on your best behavior in court, or he may have told you some of the requirements, or he may have avoided to tell you altogether because he don’t…
Rank this Week: 3335

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Dallas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas family law issues. By Guest & Gray.

http://www.dallasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • May 16

    6 Considerations to Keep in Mind when Trying to Figure Out How Long Your Divorce is Going to Take

    6 Considerations to Keep in Mind when Trying to Figure Out How Long Your Divorce is Going to Take
    There is no way that anyone can give you an exact timeline of how long your divorce will take. Each case is different. However, there are a few things that can be known for sure and this blog post is going to go through some of the things to…
  • Apr 19

    Who Gets the House in a Divorce?

    Who Gets the House in a Divorce?
    One of the most common concerns people have in a divorce is who is going to keep the house they have been living in during their marriage. The answer to that question can vary in each case depending on the facts of that particular case. This…
  • Mar 15

    Do I Need to Update my Will After my Divorce?

    Do I Need to Update my Will After my Divorce?
    There are a lot of changes that happen because of a divorce. One that may not be at the top of people’s minds when going through a divorce is the impact their divorce is going to have on their property when they pass away. Divorce can…
Rank this Week: 3516

New York Family Law Blog

New York Family Law Blog

Covers family law topics. Published by New York attorney, Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkfamilylawblog.com/
  • May 16

    Matter of Lisa T v King T

    Matter of Lisa T v King T
    In this case, the petitioner filed against the respondent to whom she is married and has one child. The petitioner received a temporary order for protection against the respondent. This was ordered to direct the respondent to cease from all…
  • May 8

    Court Hears Petition for Relief to Renew

    Court Hears Petition for Relief to Renew
    P v. P 2018 NY Slip Op 02791 Decision Continue reading
  • May 1

    Matter of FF v FF

    Matter of FF v FF
    2018 NY Slip Op. 02781 April 25, 2018 Decision Continue reading
Rank this Week: 3754

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/
  • May 16

    Actual or Constructive Knowledge Necessary Element in Indiana Slip-and-Fall Lawsuit

    Actual or Constructive Knowledge Necessary Element in Indiana Slip-and-Fall Lawsuit
    Justices for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently issued an opinion in an Indiana slip-and-fall lawsuit filed after a woman suffered an injurious fall at a pharmaceutical chain store. The court was asked to consider…
  • May 2

    Pre-Existing Condition Doesn’t Bar Indiana Employee From Receiving Workers’ Compensation

    Pre-Existing Condition Doesn’t Bar Indiana Employee From Receiving Workers’ Compensation
    The pre-existing obesity and smoking habits of an Indiana pizzeria employee injured at work didn’t prevent the worker’s ability to receive temporary total disability benefits when the employer failed to produce evidence showing…
  • Apr 19

    Study: Full Moon Linked to Motorcycle Accident Mortality Rate

    Study: Full Moon Linked to Motorcycle Accident Mortality Rate
    Most motorcyclists have a checklist they go through every time they head out. Pre-ride inspections usually involve making sure the bike is generally in good working order, the portable GPS is queued up, and they have all of the proper gear,…
Rank this Week: 4288

RandyWallace

RandyWallace

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

http://randywallace.wordpress.com/
  • May 16

    A new scam email targeting lawyers making the round

    A new scam email targeting lawyers making the round
    Not a day goes by that I don’t receive some sort of scam or spoofed email.  Generally the emails read as if they went through google’s translate function and almost always include the word “kindly.”  I am not…
  • May 4

    Car wrecks involving public employees engaged in police or fire protection

    Car wrecks involving public employees engaged in police or fire protection
    Negligence actions based on the acts or omissions of state governmental employees are generally subject to the Mississippi Tort Claims Act.  Government employees include those employed by the State of Mississippi and its political…
  • Feb 28

    Chronic Wasting Disease in Mississippi – Where to Find Current Information

    Chronic Wasting Disease in Mississippi – Where to Find Current Information
    On February 9, 2018, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks issued a press release stating that chronic wasting disease had been found in Mississippi.  The positive test came from a 4 1/2 year old buck that was…
Rank this Week: 2187

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

Covers California divorce and child custody law. By Beck Law.

http://www.santarosafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • May 16

    Grey Divorce – Special Concern

    Grey Divorce – Special Concern
    The grey divorce rate for Americans has been on the rise in recent decades. As couples get older, there may be unique concerns if they decide to part ways. In addition to the usual financial and property division issues, health problems,…
  • May 1

    Maintaining Relations With Stepchildren in a Divorce

    Maintaining Relations With Stepchildren in a Divorce
    If divorce is not complicated enough, consider a divorce that takes beloved stepchildren out of one’s life. Stepfamilies face all the same challenges that other families do, making the possibility of divorce a reality for many.…
  • Apr 26

    Divorce Rates and Your Job

    Divorce Rates and Your Job
    There are many studies examining the factors impacting divorce rates. Researchers can tell you, for example, that you age at the time of marriage, location, and even your parents’ marriage can all impact your chances of divorce. They…
Rank this Week: 2793

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • May 16

    How Can I Make the Most of Time with My Kids?

    How Can I Make the Most of Time with My Kids?
    Dear Carolyn, I am a father of a beautiful 8-year-old daughter and a handsome 10-year-old son.  I live here, but the mother lives in California.  The mother has custody, but the children will be visiting with me for the last two…
  • May 14

    Ask Carolyn: Who Gets the Dependency Exemptions?

    Ask Carolyn: Who Gets the Dependency Exemptions?
    Dear Carolyn: My ex and I share the children fifty-fifty.  We have three children.  I make approximately $25,000 more than the other parent.  I pay child support even though I have them half the time.  Our child support…
  • May 9

    Ask Carolyn: My Soon-to-Be Ex Would Rather Get Alimony Than Work!

    Ask Carolyn: My Soon-to-Be Ex Would Rather Get Alimony Than Work!
    Dear Carolyn, I work and make a good income.  During our marriage, my wife worked for a while, but stopped when we had children.  She has and maintains a CPA license.  We have a 15-year-old with some discipline problems and…
Rank this Week: 2036

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/
  • May 15

    I’m a Beneficiary of My Spouse’s Pension- Is that Marital Property in a Divorce?

    I’m a Beneficiary of My Spouse’s Pension- Is that Marital Property in a Divorce?
    By: Jessica A. Bryant After getting married it is not uncommon for people to change the beneficiaries on their various accounts (life insurance, stocks, retirement accounts, etc.) to their new spouse.  In the event of a divorce, most…
  • May 8

    Staying Child Focused During Your Divorce

    Staying Child Focused During Your Divorce
    By:  Sarah T. McCain During the end of a marriage, there can often be a significant amount of fighting. It’s hoped that these verbal arguments couples might engage in can be kept from the children.  As a marriage ends through…
  • May 3

    The Impact of Divorce on Children

    The Impact of Divorce on Children
    By: Janette Jordan  Divorce is an extremely emotionally taxing and difficult process. It affects both parties directly involved, and then the children. A divorce is essentially a fracturing of a family unit. One household now becomes…
Rank this Week: 3075

Petrelli Previtera Schimmel Blog

Petrelli Previtera Schimmel Blog

Covers divorce, spousal support and property division in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

https://www.petrellilaw.com/blog/
  • May 15

    Family Activists Push for Two Pennsylvania Child Custody Bill

    Family Activists Push for Two Pennsylvania Child Custody Bill
    The term “parental alienation” refers to a child’s unwarranted dislike or animosity toward one parent. Proponents say the situation arises during or after divorce, when one parent has more control and encourages this…
  • Apr 25

    Common Divorce Misconception

    Common Divorce Misconception
    For many people, divorce is their first experience with a personal legal matter. Once they decide to divorce, our clients sometimes seek advice from family and friends before contacting us. However, hearing about someone else’s…
  • Apr 17

    Planning the Right Insurance Changes After Divorce Makes a Difference

    Planning the Right Insurance Changes After Divorce Makes a Difference
    There is more to a successful divorce than getting through equitable distribution. At Petrelli Previtera Schimmel, LLC, our divorce attorneys focus on securing our clients’ future well-being. In addition to reviewing a couple’s…
Rank this Week: 1467

Lucas Law Blog

Lucas Law Blog

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

http://www.lucaslaw.com/barrington-lawyer
  • May 15

    Four Misconceptions About Divorce Parenting Agreement

    Four Misconceptions About Divorce Parenting Agreement
    Entering a divorce with misconceptions about how the allocation of parental responsibilities will be settled is doing a disservice to yourself. Some misconceptions are myths, while others are based on antiquated ideas about parenting…
  • Apr 13

    Dram Shop Law Allows Drunk Driving Victims to Sue Alcohol Server

    Dram Shop Law Allows Drunk Driving Victims to Sue Alcohol Server
    Motor vehicle accidents involving intoxicated drivers can cause serious injuries and death. The victim in a drunk driving crash can sue the driver for personal injury compensation and the loss of a loved one. There is a third-party…
  • Apr 13

    Dram Shop Law Allows Drunk Driving Victims to Sue Alcohol Server

    Dram Shop Law Allows Drunk Driving Victims to Sue Alcohol Server
    Motor vehicle accidents involving intoxicated drivers can cause serious injuries and death. The victim in a drunk driving crash can sue the driver for personal injury compensation and the loss of a loved one. There is a third-party…
Rank this Week: 1109

Elkouri Heath, PLC Blog

Elkouri Heath, PLC Blog

Covers Michigan family law.

https://www.elkouriheath.com/oakland-county-divorce-lawyer
  • May 15

    Marriage and Divorce in the United State

    Marriage and Divorce in the United State
    Is it still true that “Love and marriage, love and marriage, go together like a horse and carriage?” According to the latest U.S. Census statistics, love and marriage do not go together as much as they once did. What…
  • May 9

    What Happens to Pets in a Michigan Divorce?

    What Happens to Pets in a Michigan Divorce?
    How deep is the relationship between people and their pets? Just consider some of the terms you hear these days: Pet parents, dog mom, even grand-dog. Additionally, most of us have seen at least one car window with a sticker saying…
  • Apr 30

    What to Do When Your Ex Is Not Complying with Child Support or Parenting Time Order

    What to Do When Your Ex Is Not Complying with Child Support or Parenting Time Order
    When one parent fails to pay child support or cooperate with the court-ordered parenting time schedule, it creates a sad situation for the child as well as conflict between the parents. For the benefit of all, it is best to address…
Rank this Week: 1614

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Provides news and updates on Texas family law issues. By O'Neil Attorneys.

http://www.dallastxdivorce.com/
  • May 15

    How do courts define a person’s “minimum reasonable needs” for purposes of spousal maintenance payments?

    How do courts define a person’s “minimum reasonable needs” for purposes of spousal maintenance payments?
    Once a court determines that a spouse is eligible to receive maintenance in a divorce case, it must then analyze all relevant factors to determine the nature, amount, duration, and manner of the periodic payments. One of those factors…
  • May 15

    Anticipated change of circumstances does not support modification

    Anticipated change of circumstances does not support modification
    Where a change of circumstances is anticipated by the parties prior to entry of an order, such change does not rise to a “material and substantial change of circumstances to support modification”. The First District Court of…
  • May 1

    How to be a good witne

    How to be a good witne
    Having to testify in your divorce trial or that of a friend or relative? The top, most important tip for any witness is to just tell the truth. That may seem like an obvious statement. But, when you are on the stand and feel like the world is…
Rank this Week: 3018

The Law Office of Vincent C.…

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

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

http://www.machrolilawoffice.com/oak-park-lawyer
  • May 14

    Overuse of Facebook and Other Social Media Can Lead to Divorce

    Overuse of Facebook and Other Social Media Can Lead to Divorce
    Social media is ostensibly meant to bring people together, not tear them apart. However, in recent years, these sites seem to have accomplished the opposite for many couples, as there are studies which indicate that sites such as Facebook,…
  • May 14

    Overuse of Facebook and Other Social Media Can Lead to Divorce

    Overuse of Facebook and Other Social Media Can Lead to Divorce
    Social media is ostensibly meant to bring people together, not tear them apart. However, in recent years, these sites seem to have accomplished the opposite for many couples, as there are studies which indicate that sites such as Facebook,…
  • May 1

    Use Social Media With Caution During A Divorce Case

    Use Social Media With Caution During A Divorce Case
    Social media is everywhere. Over the last decade, social media usage has skyrocketed to over 90% of the population. From opinionated tweets, to eye-catching photography on Instagram, to everyday stories on Facebook, everyone has something to…
Rank this Week: 1138

Anderson & Associates, P.C. Blog

Anderson & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers divorce and family law.

https://www.andersondivorcelaw.com/orland-park-attorney
  • May 14

    8 Ways an Estate Plan Can Protect Your Family’s Financial Future

    8 Ways an Estate Plan Can Protect Your Family’s Financial Future
    Nearly half of Americans do not have a will, and even less than that have an estate plan. It is not hard to see why, since nobody wants to think about what will happen when they die. However, it is important to plan for your family’s…
  • Apr 19

    Recent Changes to Spousal Maintenance Laws in Illinoi

    Recent Changes to Spousal Maintenance Laws in Illinoi
    In many divorce cases, one spouse may be required to pay spousal maintenance (also known as alimony or spousal support) to the other for a certain period of time following the end of the marriage. This typically occurs in situations in which…
  • Apr 11

    Tips for Protecting Children During Divorce

    Tips for Protecting Children During Divorce
    The process of ending a marriage is rarely easy, but it can lead to a more positive situation for everyone involved, including divorcing spouses and their children. However, children will often experience a great deal of anxiety and stress…
Rank this Week: 1586

Jason P Howie Blog

Jason P Howie Blog

Covers family law in Windsor, Ontario.

https://jasonpaulhowie.com/
Rank this Week: 1501

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • May 14

    Who Gets “Custody” of a Child When a Parent Dies?

    Who Gets “Custody” of a Child When a Parent Dies?
    You have just received shocking news that the mother or father of your child has passed away. Suddenly, you are in the position to take a more prominent role in your child’s life by having your child live with you, possibly…
  • Apr 30

    Is Past-Due Child Support Collectible at Any Time? Or Is There a Deadline?

    Is Past-Due Child Support Collectible at Any Time? Or Is There a Deadline?
    In Illinois, there are very specific laws related to enforcing and collecting money judgments.  There are even more specific laws as well as unsettled caselaw related to if and how those collection laws apply to child support in domestic…
  • Apr 16

    Retirement and the Obligation to Pay Maintenance

    Retirement and the Obligation to Pay Maintenance
    Congratulations! Your dream of retiring is about to become a reality. You’ve worked hard your whole life. Sure, the divorce set you back financially, but it was years ago.  You have prudently saved and invested your money.  It…
Rank this Week: 2064

Georgia Family Law Blog

Georgia Family Law Blog

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

http://attorneytiffanyrlunnblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2921

Family Law Matters Blog

Family Law Matters Blog

Covers New York family law. By Deborah Hope Wayne.

http://www.familylawmatters-blog.com/
  • May 12

    Is There a Place for the Consulting Attorney in Divorce Mediation?

    Is There a Place for the Consulting Attorney in Divorce Mediation?
    The answer is a resounding Yes!   There are many reasons why consulting attorneys help to create durable, practical agreements through the mediation process. What follows is a summary of the positive effects of using consulting…
  • Mar 14

    Loveless – What Happens When A Divorcing Couple Can’t Escape A Conflict Trap? A Mediator’s Review

    Loveless – What Happens When A Divorcing Couple Can’t Escape A Conflict Trap? A Mediator’s Review
    The Russian film Loveless, directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev, is an intense, provocative drama that can be viewed on many levels.    It is a comment on what happens when a marriage breaks down as well as a critique of modern…
  • Feb 22

    The Insult

    The Insult
    How can words or minor interpersonal tensions lead to major trauma and in some cases national trauma?  As a conflict professional, I am constantly intrigued by the power of words, actions and inaction. An act or expression may or may not…
Rank this Week: 2525

The Law Offices of David Stein…

The Law Offices of David Stein Blog

Covers family law.

http://www.familylawdc.com/blog/
  • May 11

    BREATHALYZER DEVICE: CHALLENGING RESULTS IN COURT: DC DUI LAWYER

    BREATHALYZER DEVICE: CHALLENGING RESULTS IN COURT: DC DUI LAWYER
    The most prevalent form of measuring intoxication by the law enforcement is the breathalyzer. The device is designed to measure the levels of alcohol in the lungs and not in the breath. Thus a sip of alcohol and testing right after would not…
  • May 6

    DC VOYEURISM STATUTE: DC CRIMINAL LAWYER

    DC VOYEURISM STATUTE: DC CRIMINAL LAWYER
    The Court of Appeals in Castillo v. U.S., decided on march 8, 2018, once again addressed, defined and further expanded certain statutory provision and language of the Voyeurism Statute. Castillo, a cleaning employee of a restaurant was…
  • Apr 15

    INEFFECTIVE ASSISTANCE OF COUNSEL: RECENT COURT OF APPEALS DECISION: DC CRIMINAL LAWYER

    INEFFECTIVE ASSISTANCE OF COUNSEL: RECENT COURT OF APPEALS DECISION: DC CRIMINAL LAWYER
    D.C Code §23-110, the main statutory language for ineffective assistance of counsel provides for the judicial officer an authority for reversal of sentence due to “denial or infringement” of the defendant’s…
Rank this Week: 3424

New Jersey Divorce and Family…

New Jersey Divorce and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and divorce law. By The Law Office of James P. Yudes, P.C.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2554

The Martin Law Firm, P.C Blog

The Martin Law Firm, P.C Blog

Covers criminal and family law.

http://jbmartinlaw.com/blog/
  • May 10

    Do I Need a Lawyer to Bring a Qui Tam (False Claims Act) Claim in Pennsylvania?

    Do I Need a Lawyer to Bring a Qui Tam (False Claims Act) Claim in Pennsylvania?
    Through bringing a False Claims Act (FCA) claim – or qui tam lawsuit as they are frequently referred to – you can assist your fellow taxpayers by recovering money illegally siphoned from the federal government while potentially…
  • Apr 26

    What Are the Criminal Penalties for Underage Drinking in Pennsylvania?

    What Are the Criminal Penalties for Underage Drinking in Pennsylvania?
    Anyone that’s ever spent a weekend hanging around most colleges knows that underage drinking is not at all an uncommon experience, even if it is illegal in all 50 states. In Pennsylvania, underage drinking is actually a criminal…
  • Apr 19

    Cut Out of a Parent’s Will in Pennsylvania? You May Have Options.

    Cut Out of a Parent’s Will in Pennsylvania? You May Have Options.
    When a parent dies, the grief and loss can be devastating. But matters can become even more traumatic when a family member learns they have been cut out of the parent’s will or other estate planning for reasons that seem suspicious and…
Rank this Week: 2553

Orange County Family Law Blog

Orange County Family Law Blog

Covers divorce in California. By Hendrickson Cooper Hughes.

http://www.yourlawcenter.com/blog/
  • May 10

    Do you know how California courts divide assets in a divorce?

    Do you know how California courts divide assets in a divorce?
    If you find yourself thinking about divorce, you likely have many questions about the process. The truth is that divorce differs in every state and from family to family. You should not rely on information you've gleaned from movies,...
  • Apr 10

    After divorce, successful co-parenting is critical

    After divorce, successful co-parenting is critical
    Are you going through a divorce? Are you glad that you're finally able to put your marriage in the past? Do you have at least one child with your soon to be ex-spouse? If you don't have any children...
  • Feb 12

    2 questions about divorce mediation

    2 questions about divorce mediation
    If you're considering divorce mediation, you and your soon-to-be ex are on the right path. Divorce mediation assists spouses to quickly overcome their potential differences and reach a mutually-agreed upon divorce settlement agreement. The…
Rank this Week: 3378

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/
Rank this Week: 2350

Hildebrand Law Blog

Hildebrand Law Blog

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

https://www.hildebrandlaw.com/blog.aspx
  • May 10

    Effect of Filing an Affidavit of Financial Information With the Court in Arizona

    Effect of Filing an Affidavit of Financial Information With the Court in Arizona
    Effect of Filing an Affidavit of Financial Information With the Court in Arizona The Short Answer The short answer to the question of what is the effect of filing an Affidavit of Financial Information with the court is that the document has…
  • May 9

    Child Support Cannot Be a Percentage of a Parents Income in Arizona

    Child Support Cannot Be a Percentage of a Parents Income in Arizona
    Child Support Cannot be a Percentage of a Parent’s Income in Arizona The Short Answer The short answer to whether an Arizona judge may order child support based upon a percentage of a parent’s income is no, an Arizona court cannot…
  • May 8

    Divorce Sucks: Deciding to Divorce in Arizona

    Divorce Sucks: Deciding to Divorce in Arizona
    Deciding to Divorce in Arizona I am going to tell you that divorce sucks. Plain and simple. We will get into that a little later. The question I would ask any good friend thinking about going through a divorce is what sucks less –…
Rank this Week: 1239

Carr | Woodall Blog

Carr | Woodall Blog

Covers criminal law, estate planning, family law and personal injury law.

http://carrwoodall.com/blog/
  • May 9

    What is the New Utah Divorce Waiting Period?

    What is the New Utah Divorce Waiting Period?
    THE OLD LAW Divorce is not a decision often made lightly. For decades States have imposed waiting periods to prevent... The post What is the New Utah Divorce Waiting Period? appeared first on Carr | Woodall, PLLC.
  • Aug 4

    Is it too late to probate?  

    Is it too late to probate?  
    Although it’s generally advisable to administer an estate promptly, it’s not at all uncommon for property to be left in... The post Is it too late to probate?   appeared first on Carr | Woodall, PLLC.
  • Aug 4

    Is it too late to probate?  

    Is it too late to probate?  
    Although it’s generally advisable to administer an estate promptly, it’s not at all uncommon for property to be left in... The post Is it too late to probate?   appeared first on Carr | Woodall, PLLC.
Rank this Week: 1409

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

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

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 8

    National Voting Rights Act

    National Voting Rights Act
    On May 6, 2018, Linda appeared on 1210 WPHT with her co-counsel, J. Christian Adams, Esquire to discuss their lawsuit filed in Federal Court in the Middle District of Pennsylvania, under the National Voting Rights…
  • Apr 18

    Linda on the radio

    Linda on the radio
    Linda appeared on 1210 WPHT in Philadelphia recently to discuss Constitutional Law and Voting issues.  You can listen to the podcasts here and here.Talk Radio WPHT
  • Apr 17

    Children's passports when parents are unmarried or separated

    Children's passports when parents are unmarried or separated
    The United State Department of State offers a variety of resources, including the Children's Passport Issuance Alert Program (CPIAP).  Visit the website here.
Rank this Week: 3268

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/
  • May 8

    Saving Money Now Costs You Later!

    Saving Money Now Costs You Later!
    If you have been reading my blog you will know I am in favor of do-it-yourself when it is appropriate. Lately I have had some consultations because  do-it-yourself should never have happened. This often comes Read more… The post…
  • Apr 4

    DIY Divorce? Should I?

    DIY Divorce? Should I?
    DIY, it’s in our nature.  There’s a whole television channel dedicated to DIY projects. Last night, in fact, I was confident in my own DIY skills that I decided to change my thermostat. I have Read more… The post DIY…
  • Mar 6

    A New Gay Rights Judge?

    A New Gay Rights Judge?
    This will be a short post, but I came across this website for a candidate for Judge and found it moving that the first thing he talks about is LGBT rights. Tristan you will have Read more…
Rank this Week: 2045

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

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

http://mddivorcelawyers.com/legalcrier
  • May 8

    The Tissue Box

    The Tissue Box
    by James J. Gross A new divorce client was in my office yesterday.  She didn’t cry as she was telling me her story, but she came close. I was rummaging around the supply room next to the kitchen for some more ground coffee for the…
  • May 7

    I Hate My Job

    I Hate My Job
    by James J. Gross Eighty-five percent of workers worldwide, in an anonymous Gallup poll , said they hated their jobs. I was talking to opposing counsel last week who told me that after 30 plus years of practicing divorce law, she was going to…
  • May 4

    Divorce Affects Your Dogs, Too!

    Divorce Affects Your Dogs, Too!
    Guest Post by Sarah Jones When the relationship starts to break down, all the abuse at home – verbal and physical, tension, and negative emotions are felt by the whole household, including your dogs! Divorce is a stressful and painful…
Rank this Week: 1430

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.texasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • May 8

    What Are Some Challenges of Child Custody and Relocation in Texas?

    What Are Some Challenges of Child Custody and Relocation in Texas?
    When Texas parents get divorced, it is not unusual for one or both spouses to move to another city, state, or even country to begin life anew. Issues may arise, however, when one parent wishes to bring the child who is bound by an existing…
  • May 7

    Follow These 4 Steps to Protect Your Credit During a Divorce

    Follow These 4 Steps to Protect Your Credit During a Divorce
    Although much has been said about the emotional and mental turmoil brought about by a divorce, there’s not a lot of information on just how damaging it can be to your finances. Sure, you’ll occasionally hear about the professional…
  • Mar 4

    6 Financial Factors to Address Both During – and After – a Divorce

    6 Financial Factors to Address Both During – and After – a Divorce
    Financial problems are a dimension of divorce that catches many divorcees off guard. Aside from the emotional turmoil and mental and physical exhaustion of the divorce negotiations, you also have to anticipate its financial impact during and…
Rank this Week: 2515