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Erlich Law Office Family Law Blog

Erlich Law Office Family Law Blog

By Erlich Law Office, LLC.

http://erlichlegal.com/blog/
  • Nov 20

    Getting Divorced After 40

    Getting Divorced After 40
    When couples decide to divorce after 40, mediation can help ensure that the marriage dissolution is less costly, time-consuming, and stressful than a litigated divorce. There are a number of issues older couples face when divorce is imminent.…
  • Nov 10

    Will I Lose Custody of My Kids if I Had an Affair?

    Will I Lose Custody of My Kids if I Had an Affair?
    While an extramarital affair alone won’t cause a parent to be ineligible for sharing parental responsibilities, it could make it more difficult to convince the court that the parent is stable and responsible. What to Know About the…
  • Oct 24

    What Are the Advantages of Being the First to File for Divorce?

    What Are the Advantages of Being the First to File for Divorce?
    A spouse who files first for divorce can experience several legal and financial advantages, making the process go smoother for him or her. Here are some of the strategic benefits that can come with filing for a divorce before the other…
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Moses & Moses Law Blog

Moses & Moses Law Blog

A corporate, family and tax law blog. By Moses & Moses, P.C.

http://www.mosespc.com/blog/
  • Nov 19

    Alabama Elder Law: When Should You Seek Counsel?

    Alabama Elder Law: When Should You Seek Counsel?
    If you are a senior or have a parent who is, you may find you have a lot on your plate.  Along with finances that often dwindle as the years of employment come to an end and medical issues that can arise with age, there are a number of…
  • Nov 19

    Alabama Elder Law: When Should You Seek Counsel?

    Alabama Elder Law: When Should You Seek Counsel?
    If you are a senior or have a parent who is, you may find you have a lot on your plate.  Along with finances that often dwindle as the years of employment come to an end and medical issues that can arise with age, there are a number of…
  • Nov 14

    Lawyers Doing LLC Filings in Alabama

    Lawyers Doing LLC Filings in Alabama
    Looking for Lawyers who do LLC Filings in Alabama? Starting a Small Business in Alabama has Never Been Easier.  Are you planning on starting a small business in Alabama?  Recent research shows it’s an excellent time to do…
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Sarieh Law Offices ALC Blog

Sarieh Law Offices ALC Blog

Covers California family law.

http://www.sariehlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 16

    High Net Worth Divorces And Alimony

    High Net Worth Divorces And Alimony
    If you are a person who owns substantial property and assets, you could lose a great deal in a contested California divorce proceeding. A final divorce settlement divides property and assets and sometimes requires one spouse to also make…
  • Oct 23

    Terminating Parental Rights Without Adoption

    Terminating Parental Rights Without Adoption
    If you are a parent, nothing in this world is more important than your relationship with your child or children. When a court involuntary terminates a parent’s parental rights, it’s one of the most serious actions a court can…
  • Sep 17

    Temporary Alimony In California

    Temporary Alimony In California
    Alimony can be a point of contention in almost any divorce proceeding. Without a compromise between the divorcing spouses, a dispute over alimony can be lengthy, costly, and exceedingly nerve-wracking. The spouses who request alimony insist…
Rank this Week: 1974

Massachusetts Divorce Blog

Massachusetts Divorce Blog

Covers family law, divorce mediation and collaborative law. By Howard I. Goldstein.

http://www.massachusetts-divorce.com/blog/
  • Nov 16

    Divorcing parents and children still may see one another every day

    Divorcing parents and children still may see one another every day
    “The children didn’t ask for this divorce” shared the premier plasterer who scheduled his day around meeting the children at their buses after school, doing homework with them at their Mother’s home, until she returned…
  • Nov 7

    No more alimony deduction? How can that be.

    No more alimony deduction? How can that be.
    Just finished reading the morning paper about all the lobbying to change the new tax proposal. There was no talk about saving the deductibility of alimony. I was unaware until the draft bill came out that eliminating the alimony deduction was…
  • Sep 28

    New alimony case discusses percentage alimony order

    New alimony case discusses percentage alimony order
    We have just uploaded a new Supreme Judicial Court Alimony case (Docket: SJC – 12240) that discusses percentage alimony orders. You can see it here: DEREK L. YOUNG vs. JOY G. YOUNG  
Rank this Week: 3561

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
  • Nov 14

    Preventing Your Business from Ending with Your Marriage

    Preventing Your Business from Ending with Your Marriage
    When owning a small business, your personal income and assets can easily overlap with those of your business. Thus, your business must be accounted for during the division of marital property, even if your spouse does not contribute…
  • Oct 12

    Woman Awarded $4.5 Million in Premises Liability Lawsuit

    Woman Awarded $4.5 Million in Premises Liability Lawsuit
    An Aurora, Ill., woman recently received a $4.5 million judgment as a result of a personal injury lawsuit filed against Wells Fargo. The injury took place in 2012, when the woman was walking into a Wells Fargo mortgage retail office…
  • Sep 12

    Chemical Exposure Has Long-Term Effect

    Chemical Exposure Has Long-Term Effect
    Exposure to hazardous substances is a serious risk that some construction workers face on the job. The immediate danger is most apparent when disastrous events occur, such as explosions. However, chemical exposure can cause medical…
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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
  • Nov 13

    CRIMINAL JURY TRIAL JUDGES MANUAL “A Step by Step Guide From the Beginning of Trial Thru the Return of Verdict”

    CRIMINAL JURY TRIAL JUDGES MANUAL “A Step by Step Guide From the Beginning of Trial Thru the Return of Verdict”
    In 2013 I published a Criminal Jury Trial Manual for Judges and Attorneys that covered every step of a Jury Trial from the pre-trial conference thru the return of verdict. It serves a dual purpose. For judges it serves as … Continue…
  • 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 →
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Creative Resolutions Blog

Creative Resolutions Blog

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

http://www.newyorkdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 13

    Negotiating a Prenuptial Agreement Doesn’t Have to Feel Like Hell

    Negotiating a Prenuptial Agreement Doesn’t Have to Feel Like Hell
    The prenup was hell, but in the end it was almost as if that document became a repository for our anxieties, holding on to them so we didn’t have to. ~Abby Mims The above quote comes from an article in The New York Times titled…
  • Oct 24

    Collaborative Divorce Following Financial Betrayal

    Collaborative Divorce Following Financial Betrayal
    I recently presented a workshop entitled “Collaborating in the Face of Financial Betrayal” at the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals 18th Annual Networking and Educational Forum, alongside my colleagues,…
  • Oct 11

    Dear Anthony and Huma: Please Make Court the Last Resort for Your Divorce

    Dear Anthony and Huma: Please Make Court the Last Resort for Your Divorce
    On September 25th, Anthony Weiner was sentenced to 21 months in prison for sending sexually explicit text messages to a minor. In this article I do not wish to comment on his crime or sentencing, but rather the interesting dynamic in court…
Rank this Week: 3114

The Law Offices of Todd D.…

The Law Offices of Todd D. Beauregard PC Blog

Legal blog relating to laws on divorce, personal injury , car accidents, immigration and business law.

http://toddbeauregardlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 13

    I Can’t Afford My Student Loan in MA

    I Can’t Afford My Student Loan in MA
    What to Do When You Cannot Pay Your Student Loan Student loans are sometimes a necessary means of helping individuals obtain a college degree. And the hope is that once you have the degree, you can get the job to help pay back those student…
  • Oct 22

    Discharging Taxes in Bankruptcy in Massachusett

    Discharging Taxes in Bankruptcy in Massachusett
    Bankruptcy can be quite complicated. In a nutshell, bankruptcy is a process wherein those with debt problems can discharge such debt, meaning that it is forgiven and the debtor does not owe any money to the government. Things can get a bit…
  • Mar 29

    Massachusetts Car Accident Injury Lawsuit FAQ

    Massachusetts Car Accident Injury Lawsuit FAQ
    What is My Car Accident Case Worth? Have you been injured in a car accident in the state of Massachusetts and want to know what your case is worth? The answer to your question isn’t as cut and dry as you might think. There are a variety…
Rank this Week: 2180

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 13

    I Want a New Judge: Illinois Law on Substitution and Recusal

    I Want a New Judge: Illinois Law on Substitution and Recusal
    If you have a lawsuit pending in a courtroom before a judge and want to change judges, do you have any recourse? Must the judge have acted improperly to be removed from the case?  In Illinois, the answer to these questions is: yes, and…
  • Jul 17

    Wasting Marital Money: Illinois Divorce Law on Dissipation

    Wasting Marital Money: Illinois Divorce Law on Dissipation
    The dictionary definition of “dissipation” is waste by misuse, to spend or use wastefully or extravagantly, to squander, to deplete.  The definition contained in the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act refers to…
  • Jun 20

    Exclusive Possession of the Marital Residence: Who Leaves?

    Exclusive Possession of the Marital Residence: Who Leaves?
    Many couples continue to reside together in the marital residence during divorce proceedings, even when the thought of having to continue to live with their spouse is terribly unpleasant.  This may be especially true when there are…
Rank this Week: 2027

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 2075

Kaminetzky & Associates, P.C. Blog

Kaminetzky & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers New York family law.

http://www.kaminetzkylaw.com/category/divorce-law/
  • Nov 9

    New Tax Treatment of Maintenance and Implications for Divorcing Couple

    New Tax Treatment of Maintenance and Implications for Divorcing Couple
    There is a lot of buzz lately about possible changes to the tax treatment of Spousal Maintenance. The silver lining in the spousal maintenance cloud is that the payor can take the amount off their taxes as a deduction. The person who receives…
  • Oct 19

    What’s the Difference between You Guys and an Online Service?

    What’s the Difference between You Guys and an Online Service?
    Recently, we had a former divorce client call us with happy news! She is getting married! Both parties have children from their former relationships, professional practices and assets that they would like to go to their respective children…
  • Oct 12

    Thinking of Going Solo? Be Prepared to Practice Law and Run a Business!

    Thinking of Going Solo? Be Prepared to Practice Law and Run a Business!
    A law practice is a business. No matter how good an attorney you are, your practice will not take off without that recognition. This article was written for new solo attorneys, those who are thinking of hanging out a shingle, and those who…
Rank this Week: 2659

DuPage County Divorce Attorneys…

DuPage County Divorce Attorneys Blog

By Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC.

http://www.mkfmlaw.com/dupageattorney
  • Nov 8

    Star’s Tweet Reignites #MeToo Movement

    Star’s Tweet Reignites #MeToo Movement
    According to a recent study by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, up to 95 percent of workplace sexual harassment victims never file a formal complaint. Considering that thousands of formal complaints are filed every year, this…
  • Oct 17

    Divorce May Run in Your Family

    Divorce May Run in Your Family
    Genetics play a large role in our physical appearance, our health, and many other aspects of our lives. Of course, so does the environment in which we live. For decades—if not longer—researchers have been exploring the impact of…
  • Oct 2

    Divorce and Business Evaluation

    Divorce and Business Evaluation
    When you and your spouse make the decision to get a divorce, your assets must be valued in order to determine a fair split of the property you accumulated during the marriage. One of the most complex valuations you will experience is the…
Rank this Week: 2002

Mills and Mills LLP Blog

Mills and Mills LLP Blog

Covers Canadian business, real estate, family, employment and estate law.

https://www.millsandmills.ca/blog/
  • Nov 7

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

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

    Execution of Wills in Ontario

    Execution of Wills in Ontario
    Pursuant to section 3 of the Succession Law Reform Act (Ontario) (the “SLRA”), for a Will to be valid it must be in writing. The SLRA sets out certain requirements regarding the execution of a Will, including information on…
  • Oct 5

    If Joint Tenants Die at the Same Time, What Happens?

    If Joint Tenants Die at the Same Time, What Happens?
    In a recent blog post, I discussed common disaster clauses. A question I have been faced with which is related to the topic of common disaster clauses is the question of what happens if property is owned jointly with someone else, the…
Rank this Week: 1630

Kevin Hickey Law Blog

Kevin Hickey Law Blog

Covers divorce, child custody and family law issues, focused on Arkansas law.

http://kevinhickeylaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 7

    Narcissists: Part 1

    Narcissists: Part 1
    Narcissists. They’re everywhere. Many of them are well-loved, charming, charismatic people with devoted followers. In fact, they have a line of would-be followers that seems endless. The chances are high that you’ve date one, and…
  • Oct 30

    Halloween: Make It A Treat

    Halloween: Make It A Treat
    Trunk or Treat? The traditional door-to-door outing? Then, there’s the costume decision–you know it changes at least three times–a princess? A jedi? A dragon? A ninja? A ninja-princess-dragon? Your kids relish the magic…
  • Oct 23

    Letters Never Sent

    Letters Never Sent
    I read a lot about divorce. A lot. There’s good information out there, and then there’s absolute crap. Many sites post stuff I just consider “filler.” I usually skim over the filler and head for the information I need…
Rank this Week: 1552

St. Charles Divorce Lawyer Blog

St. Charles Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law with an emphasis on divorce. By Doug Bellon of The Bellon Law Group.

http://www.stcharlesdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 6

    Third-Party Custody in Missouri, Further Defined

    Third-Party Custody in Missouri, Further Defined
    The family law system in the State of Missouri has recently seen a significant shift in the potential success of claims of third parties seeking custody rights with minor children.  This shift was further defined by a recent decision…
  • Oct 9

    In Missouri, Will The Payment of College Expenses Impact Child Support?

    In Missouri, Will The Payment of College Expenses Impact Child Support?
    While it is not mandatory in Missouri that a divorced mother and father contribute to their children’s college expenses, Missouri family courts may order either parent to contribute to the cost of their children’s continuing…
  • Sep 25

    Missouri Child Support Obligations May Extend Beyond Age of Emancipation

    Missouri Child Support Obligations May Extend Beyond Age of Emancipation
      In most cases, child support  in Missouri ends when a child graduates high school after his eighteenth birthday.  As we have addressed in previous blogs, a parent’s Missouri child support obligation may also continue…
Rank this Week: 2557

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers family and divorce issues including child custody, support, alimony, adoption and paternity. By Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C.

http://www.oakbrooklaw.com/illinois-divorce
  • Nov 6

    5 Things to Know When Dividing Property in a High Net Worth Divorce

    5 Things to Know When Dividing Property in a High Net Worth Divorce
    When a married couple decides to end their relationship, the process of divorce can often be complicated and difficult. Whether the divorce is contentious or amicable, separating two lives that have been closely linked for years may raise…
  • Sep 30

    What is the Cost of a Divorce?

    What is the Cost of a Divorce?
    Getting a divorce is difficult in many different ways. It changes the lives of everyone involved, causing stress, grief and a host of other negative emotions. In addition, divorce is also expensive. Court costs, lawyer fees and other expenses…
  • May 11

    Parenting Course Required in Divorce Case

    Parenting Course Required in Divorce Case
    The state of Illinois recognizes that many children may experience negative short-term and long-term effects related to their parents' divorce. To help mitigate the impact, parents with minor children who file for divorce are required to…
Rank this Week: 1580

Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

Covers Massachusetts law in the areas of family law, real estate, litigation, and other legal issues. By Alan Pransky.

http://massfamilylawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 4

    When asking for a lawyer be clear in your request.

    When asking for a lawyer be clear in your request.
    In a case in Louisiana a suspect in a case said the following: “if y’all, this is how I feel, if y’all think I did it, I know that I didn’t do it so why don’t you just give me a lawyer dog cause this is not…
  • Sep 27

    Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines Address College Expenses (Finally).

    Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines Address College Expenses (Finally).
    Massachusetts child support law allows for payment of child support until age 23 if the child attends an undergraduate college. Judges can also order parents to pay for the cost of college. This has resulted in onerous orders where parents…
  • Mar 15

    Planning for death is more than writing a will.

    Planning for death is more than writing a will.
    Planning for your own death is more than writing a will and instructions on how you want doctors to treat you. You should take steps to provide information to your family and heirs to make administration of your estateeasier. Anticipating…
Rank this Week: 3564

Maryland Lawyer Blog

Maryland Lawyer Blog

Covers consumer protection law, appeals, and family law. By the Law Office of Jason Ostendorf LLC.

http://www.ostendorflaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 3

    Child Custody Lawyer | Protect Access to Your Child

    Child Custody Lawyer | Protect Access to Your Child
    Child custody disputes are perhaps the only court proceedings that are more emotionally draining than a contested divorce. Tempers flare and distrust abounds as the parents desperately fight for custody. Under these circumstances, only an…
  • Oct 30

    Dual Tracking as a Defense to Foreclosure

    Dual Tracking as a Defense to Foreclosure
    Dual tracking is an illegal practice where the mortgage servicer attempts to proceed with a foreclosure sale while a complete loan modification application (which was submitted at least 37 days before the scheduled sale) is still under…
  • Oct 30

    How To Stop Foreclosure When The Lender Does Not Grant A Loan Modification

    How To Stop Foreclosure When The Lender Does Not Grant A Loan Modification
    A homeowner can stop foreclosure when the lender does not grant a loan modification that should be granted. This situation often arises when the homeowner makes the required payments under a temporary loan modification agreement with the…
Rank this Week: 3398

Bergen County Divorce Attorney…

Bergen County Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Leopold Law.

https://www.bergencountydivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 3

    Health Insurance for Kids After Divorce in New Jersey

    Health Insurance for Kids After Divorce in New Jersey
    In a recent New Jersey child support decision, the defendant appealed reconsideration of an order that required him to pay a $5,000 health insurance deductible for his five children. The mother and father had divorced in 2007. Their final…
  • Nov 3

    Default Judgment in New Jersey Reversed

    Default Judgment in New Jersey Reversed
    After a recent divorce judgment in New Jersey, a husband appealed, arguing for reversal. He claimed that the wrong income had been used to calculate alimony and that his actual earnings were lower. He also claimed his wife committed perjury…
  • Oct 25

    Parenting Time and Credit for Overnights in New Jersey

    Parenting Time and Credit for Overnights in New Jersey
    In a recent New Jersey custody case, a mother appealed from an order on parenting time and child support. The father cross-appealed. The couple dated for about three years and had one child. They agreed to share joint legal custody through…
Rank this Week: 1409

Your Pennsylvania Divorce

Your Pennsylvania Divorce

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

http://www.petrellilaw.com/category/divorce-topics/
  • Nov 2

    Establishing Paternity in New Jersey Is Important if You’re Not Married

    Establishing Paternity in New Jersey Is Important if You’re Not Married
    When the parents of a newborn are already married, they can both sign the birth certificate before leaving the hospital. Doing so establishes parentage and provides the spouses with the rights and responsibilities associated with it. However,…
  • Sep 6

    Three Tips to Help Move on After Divorce

    Three Tips to Help Move on After Divorce
    On behalf of Previtera & Schimmel posted in Divorce on Friday, September 22, 2017. The post Three Tips to Help Move on After Divorce appeared first on Petrelli Law.
  • Jun 28

    Baby Boomers and Divorce: Watch for These 2 Financial Surprise

    Baby Boomers and Divorce: Watch for These 2 Financial Surprise
    On behalf of Previtera & Schimmel posted in blog on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. The post Baby Boomers and Divorce: Watch for These 2 Financial Surprises appeared first on Petrelli Law.
Rank this Week: 2231

Family Law Advisor Blog

Family Law Advisor Blog

By Goranson Bain, PLLC.

http://www.gbfamilylaw.com/articles/
  • Nov 1

    Two Highly Respected Texas Family Law Firms Announce Merger

    Two Highly Respected Texas Family Law Firms Announce Merger
    Dallas-based GoransonBain and Austin-based Ausley, Algert, Robertson, and Flores will combine to build a larger footprint for family law in Texas Over the last 40 years, two Texas family law firms independently created a firm for guiding…
  • Oct 17

    GoransonBain’s Thomas A. Greenwald Recognized as Best Lawyers® 2018 Family Lawyer of the Year in Dallas/Ft. Worth

    GoransonBain’s Thomas A. Greenwald Recognized as Best Lawyers® 2018 Family Lawyer of the Year in Dallas/Ft. Worth
    For six consecutive years, a GoransonBain family attorney has earned the singular honor of “Lawyer of the Year” in The Best Lawyers in America®. A family lawyer for 30 years, Thomas A. Greenwald has earned the trust and…
  • Oct 17

    What You Need to Know Before You File for Divorce from a Narcissist

    What You Need to Know Before You File for Divorce from a Narcissist
    Divorcing a person with narcissism or narcissistic traits often poses a unique set of circumstances. Individuals with narcissistic traits often have an inflated sense of self and have a tremendous need to control the situation. They are rigid…
Rank this Week: 1593

Family Law Advisor Blog

Family Law Advisor Blog

By GoransonBain.

https://www.gbfamilylaw.com/articles/
  • Nov 1

    Two Highly Respected Texas Family Law Firms Announce Merger

    Two Highly Respected Texas Family Law Firms Announce Merger
    Dallas-based GoransonBain and Austin-based Ausley, Algert, Robertson, and Flores will combine to build a larger footprint for family law in Texas Over the last 40 years, two Texas family law firms independently created a firm for guiding…
  • Oct 17

    GoransonBain’s Thomas A. Greenwald Recognized as Best Lawyers® 2018 Family Lawyer of the Year in Dallas/Ft. Worth

    GoransonBain’s Thomas A. Greenwald Recognized as Best Lawyers® 2018 Family Lawyer of the Year in Dallas/Ft. Worth
    For six consecutive years, a GoransonBain family attorney has earned the singular honor of “Lawyer of the Year” in The Best Lawyers in America®. A family lawyer for 30 years, Thomas A. Greenwald has earned the trust and…
  • Oct 17

    What You Need to Know Before You File for Divorce from a Narcissist

    What You Need to Know Before You File for Divorce from a Narcissist
    Divorcing a person with narcissism or narcissistic traits often poses a unique set of circumstances. Individuals with narcissistic traits often have an inflated sense of self and have a tremendous need to control the situation. They are rigid…
Rank this Week: 2166

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
Rank this Week: 2545

Cheshire Parker Schneider & Bryan,…

Cheshire Parker Schneider & Bryan, PLLC

Covers criminal defense, family law and professional license defense.

http://www.cheshireparker.com/articles
Rank this Week: 1584

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

New York Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Ingrid Gherman.

http://www.newyorkdivorceattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1884

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 27

    Illinois Divorce: A Call for Help with Parental Alienation

    Illinois Divorce: A Call for Help with Parental Alienation
    I received a call from another attorney, who is out of state, with questions about Parental Alienation. He has a case in which he represents a targeted parent, in this case a Mom who, despite having sole cusody of her child, has now seen the…
  • Oct 22

    Illinois Parental Alienation Issue

    Illinois Parental Alienation Issue
    On the heels of a trial last week involving a longstanding campaign of parental alienation, in which my client was seeking reunification therapy so that his child would be treated, and counseled, to learn to want to have a relationship with…
  • Aug 31

    Kane County Divorce: Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Why Are Narcissists Prone to Being Abusive?

    Kane County Divorce: Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Why Are Narcissists Prone to Being Abusive?
    One of the most difficult things to understand in life is how someone who professes to love you can then go on to abuse you.  Many people feel traumatized and confused after a relationship with an…
Rank this Week: 1527

Nordhaus Walpole, PLLC Blog

Nordhaus Walpole, PLLC Blog

Covers family law, estate planning and probate.

https://www.collincountyattorney.com/blog/
  • Oct 27

    What Factors Should Influence When to File for Divorce?

    What Factors Should Influence When to File for Divorce?
    When contemplating a divorce, there are several questions you need to answer. From legal questions (i.e. “Which assets do I want to protect most during my divorce?”) to those that are more practical in nature (i.e. “Am I…
  • Oct 20

    What Do Divorcing Parents Need to Know about Child Custody Evaluations in Texas?

    What Do Divorcing Parents Need to Know about Child Custody Evaluations in Texas?
    If you are preparing for a divorce and have been doing some research online, you may have come across the term, “child custody evaluation.” Most divorces can be resolved without a child custody evaluation. In fact, the Texas…
  • Sep 29

    Estate Planning for Millennials: Why You Need an Estate Plan in Your 20s and 30

    Estate Planning for Millennials: Why You Need an Estate Plan in Your 20s and 30
    Although many people believe that they only need to worry about estate planning later in life, this is a common misconception. Regardless of your age, there are a number of important reasons to have an estate plan – not only to protect…
Rank this Week: 1481

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.texasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 26

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

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

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

    New Illinois Law Pushes for Divorces to Be More “Collaborative”
    State legislators in Illinois have passed a new law that sanctions a new, team-based approach to divorces, encouraging a more amicable way to dissolve marriages. Although divorces, by their nature, tend to be acrimonious, the Illinois…
  • Oct 21

    What Should You Do With The Family Home During A Divorce?

    What Should You Do With The Family Home During A Divorce?
    After making the decision of ending your marriage with your soon-to-be ex-spouse, you have to brace yourself for even tougher decisions during the course of your divorce. For starters, you need to decide as early as now what you intend to do…
Rank this Week: 2244

Family Law Matters Blog

Family Law Matters Blog

Covers New York family law. By Deborah Hope Wayne.

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

    Traveling with the Children Post-Divorce

    Traveling with the Children Post-Divorce
    Taking trips with the family post-divorce should continue to be a fun, memorable experience regardless if it’s a day trip or longer.  Moving forward, most families benefit when the parents work out a concrete plan for how vacation…
  • Aug 27

    Negotiation Notes: Uncertainty

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

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

    50/50 Parenting Plans During Separation and Divorce: Practical Considerations for Mediating Parenting Plan
    When creating a parenting plan, the goal is for both parents to maintain a meaningful relationship with the children unless special circumstances exist.   How can parents develop a viable “50/50” parenting plan? What…
Rank this Week: 2397

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Oct 19

    Cohabitation Must Occur at the Time of Filing the Motion to Terminate

    Cohabitation Must Occur at the Time of Filing the Motion to Terminate
    Scott v. Scott, Cohabitation, and Alimony In a recent alimony case, Scott v. Scott, the Supreme Court of Utah decided whether a former wife’s alimony payments were to be terminated, under Utah Code Ann § 30-3-5(10), because of his…
  • Sep 27

    Admissibility of Polygraph Results in Utah Criminal Case

    Admissibility of Polygraph Results in Utah Criminal Case
    Polygraph Results Are the Subject of Expert Testimony Generally speaking, polygraph results are not admissible in Utah courts because they do not satisfy Utah Rules of Evidence 702. That is because over time, they have been unable to meet the…
  • Aug 29

    Modifying an Alimony Award When the Paying Spouse Retire

    Modifying an Alimony Award When the Paying Spouse Retire
    How Does a Court Decide if an Alimony Award Should be Modified when A Spouse Retires? In 1975 Ronald and Paula Ann got married. Twenty-four years later they separated and a lengthy divorce action ensued. It wasn’t until 2008 that the…
Rank this Week: 1997

Ontario Family Law Blog

Ontario Family Law Blog

Covers family law and collaborative team practice issues. By Galbraith Family Law.

http://www.ontariofamilylawblog.com
  • Oct 19

    Learn How to Keep Your Composure with Financial Disclosure

    Learn How to Keep Your Composure with Financial Disclosure
    What is Financial Disclosure? Are contemplating a separation or divorce? One of the most important procedural steps you can anticipate is the exchange of full and frank financial disclosure. Family law legislation requires…
  • Oct 19

    Learn How to Keep Your Composure with Financial Disclosure

    Learn How to Keep Your Composure with Financial Disclosure
    What is Financial Disclosure? Are contemplating a separation or divorce? One of the most important procedural steps you can anticipate is the exchange of full and frank financial disclosure. Family law legislation requires…
  • Sep 20

    Discussing Your Divorce: Avoiding Dangerous Advice

    Discussing Your Divorce: Avoiding Dangerous Advice
      There comes a time in our life when you must make decisions based on what lies ahead in your future. The decision could be to pack up and move to another country for a promotion, go back to school, get married, start a family, even…
Rank this Week: 3361

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
  • Oct 19

    Protecting Your Child from the Negative Effects of Divorce

    Protecting Your Child from the Negative Effects of Divorce
    It used to be said that children were resilient, and they could recover easily from divorce. We now know this is not true. Recent studies suggest that children may experience a host of problems both during and after divorce, from emotional,…
  • Oct 6

    Financial Planning for Divorce – Taking the First Step

    Financial Planning for Divorce – Taking the First Step
    A divorce can be a complicated and arduous process because there are numerous potential pitfalls and challenges – and money is often the most significant concern. However, many parties overlook important financial planning details when…
  • Sep 23

    Establishing Paternity in Illinoi

    Establishing Paternity in Illinoi
    In a marriage, the paternity of a child is automatically established. However, this is not the case when the biological parents are unmarried. Instead, the father is deemed an “alleged father” until he and the mother either…
Rank this Week: 2563

Florida Divorce & Family Law…

Florida Divorce & Family Law Blog

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

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

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

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

    Parenting Plans, Hurricanes and the Unknown

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

    Financial Disclosure the Good, the Bad and the Necessary

    Financial Disclosure the Good, the Bad and the Necessary
    Lately I have found myself and my staff spending an extraordinary time dealing with financial disclosure issues. It is such an annoying thing to deal with because no matter how many documents are turned over in a case, only a handful are…
Rank this Week: 4062

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA Blog

Covers business law, civil litigation, civil rights, criminal defense, estates & trusts, family law, labor & employment, medical malpractice, personal injury, real estate, qui tam and workers' compensation.

http://www.jgllaw.com/blog
  • Oct 18

    Are We Part of the Problem? How #MeToo and Harvey Weinstein Shows Settling Out of Court Might Be Making Things Worse

    Are We Part of the Problem? How #MeToo and Harvey Weinstein Shows Settling Out of Court Might Be Making Things Worse
         In recent days, an online campaign designed to highlight the prevalence of sexual assault and harassment has spread across social media.  Frustrated by the number of women stepping forward with allegations of sexual…
  • Oct 17

    The Problem With Emoji

    The Problem With Emoji
    We may not all know the term emoji, but we have all seen them or used them. Emojis are small digital images or icons used to express an idea or emotion onine. The term is only a couple of decades old and derives from the Japanese words e, a…
  • Oct 5

    Make an Estate Plan, and Keep It Up to Date!

    Make an Estate Plan, and Keep It Up to Date!
    A recent survey shows that the majority of Americans do not have an estate plan – in the form of either a will or a living trust – in place. Among Americans 72 years old and above, 81 percent do have an estate plan, but 78 percent…
Rank this Week: 2071

Freed Marcroft Blog

Freed Marcroft Blog

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

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

    Happily Ever After, After

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

    4 Tips for Effective Co-Parenting This Summer

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

    How do Connecticut Courts Decide on Child Custody?

    How do Connecticut Courts Decide on Child Custody?
    Whether you’re deciding on child custody in court or working out an agreement with the other parent, the courts will always have the final word on your child custody arrangements. When the court rules on a child custody order, you and…
Rank this Week: 2760

Law Office of Michael P. Granata…

Law Office of Michael P. Granata Blog

Covers family law.

http://www.dallasdivorcelawyer.com/divorcelawyerblog/
  • Oct 13

    How Long Can My Children Receive Child Support?

    How Long Can My Children Receive Child Support?
    When a divorce occurs, you have a lot of questions and concerns about the child support process. Many people do not know how long a duration their child will receive support, or how much or how little child support they may be able to…
  • Sep 26

    Are There Advantages to Common Law Versus Traditional Marriage in TX?

    Are There Advantages to Common Law Versus Traditional Marriage in TX?
    Contrary to popular belief, living together for a prescribed time period does not automatically create a common law marriage. Any type of marriage is a legal relationship, subject to Texas legal requirements. Any Dallas common law attorney…
  • Aug 25

    Not All Family Law Issues Need to Go to Court

    Not All Family Law Issues Need to Go to Court
    Texas courtrooms are busy places and essential when addressing criminal complaints and child protection issues. Still, an experienced Dallas family law attorney would advise clients that busy court dockets often delay cases while adding…
Rank this Week: 1649

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/
  • Oct 8

    Matter of Isiah (Terry C.)

    Matter of Isiah (Terry C.)
    Matter of Isiah (Terry C.) NY Slip Op. 06954 October 4, 2017 Continue reading
  • Sep 18

    Pillai v Pillai

    Pillai v Pillai
    2017 NY Slip Op 06470 September 13, 2017 Decision Continue reading
  • Sep 17

    Savel v. Savel

    Savel v. Savel
    2017 NY Slip Op 06309 August 23, 2017 Decision Continue reading
Rank this Week: 3866

Divorce and Family Law in Tarrant…

Divorce and Family Law in Tarrant County, Texas

Discusses family law and divorce issues. By Dick Price.

http://dick-price.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    Can One Attorney Represent Both Parties in a Divorce?

    Can One Attorney Represent Both Parties in a Divorce?
    NO!!!Attorneys are trained to see both sides of an issue. Experienced attorneys have represented someone on each side of most common issues, but not at the same time and not opposing each other.Here's a simple example.  If the parties…
  • Sep 1

    Do You Have a Common Law Marriage?

    Do You Have a Common Law Marriage?
    I am writing this to be Texas-centric. I recently read an article in a national publication which confidently stated that there is no common law marriage.  That's probably true in about 42 other states, but not so in Texas. Common law…
  • Jun 1

    Lessons From a Day at Court

    Lessons From a Day at Court
    I have heard innumerable people say that the one thing they want the most is to have their "day in court".  They want to spill the beans and tell the truth about everything.  They believe that they will feel better and justice will…
Rank this Week: 4230

Texas Collaborative Law Blog

Texas Collaborative Law Blog

Provides information about the Texas approach to Collaborative Law. By Dick Price.

http://texascollaborativelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    What Should You Do if Your Spouse Gives You a List of Suggested Attorneys for a Collaborative Divorce?

    What Should You Do if Your Spouse Gives You a List of Suggested Attorneys for a Collaborative Divorce?
    Although you might be tempted to run hard in the opposite direction, this is not a bad or scary thing. You may not want a divorce, but if your spouse wants it, a divorce will be granted eventually. The list you receive may be the key to…
  • Sep 1

    Why Negotiating Outside the Meetings is a Bad Idea

    Why Negotiating Outside the Meetings is a Bad Idea
    Some people will always be tempted to try to negotiate parts of their settlement outside the Collaborative meetings.  Sometimes, both parties want to do it, but most often it's just one of the parties who tries to engage their spouse in…
  • Jun 1

    Don't Be a Lone Ranger!

    Don't Be a Lone Ranger!
    When you're going through a divorce, even using Collaborative Law, it's sometimes frustrating.  It may seem like things are moving too slow or too fast, or that things aren't going your way and your spouse if getting whatever he or she…
Rank this Week: 4231

McDevitt Law Office

McDevitt Law Office

Covers estate planning and family law in Virginia.

http://www.mcdevittlaw.net/blog-index/
  • Sep 29

    The use of an intentionally defective grantor trust

    The use of an intentionally defective grantor trust
    An estate planning vehicle that has attracted much attention is the use of an intentionally defective grantor trust (IDGT). A grantor trust is a trust that the grantor, or in some instances, a beneficiary, is regarded as the owner for income…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2208

Always Family Center

Always Family Center

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

http://alwaysfamilycenter.com
  • Sep 28

    Prenatal Care in India: A Luxury or Right?

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

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    Hello world!
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  • Sep 5

    Finding First Love in the French Ski Resort of Flaine

    Finding First Love in the French Ski Resort of Flaine
    A heart-warming tale about falling head over heels, literally and emotionally, in the French Alps. An account of two teenagers, brought together by a botched attempt to impress and how they were reminded that safety is all…
Rank this Week: 4536

Pittsburgh Divorce Law Blog

Pittsburgh Divorce Law Blog

Covers matrimonial, custody, child support and other family law issues By Elliott & Davis, PC.

http://divorceattorneysinpittsburgh.wordpress.com
  • Sep 28

    Appealing A PFA Decision

    Appealing A PFA Decision
    We are happy to jump in prior to your hearing, however, if you call us for the first time after your hearing, we will decline to be involved or offer any advice. Our firm does not handle PFA appeals when we are called for the first time…
  • Apr 20

    Tightening PFA Laws in PA

    Tightening PFA Laws in PA
    The Pennsylvania legislature is considering various bills to tighten the process to obtain a Protection from Abuse Act Order in the Commonwealth of PA. As ABC News reports,  Republican law makers have proposed a bill (SB 500) that would…
  • Jun 29

    PFAs: How Many Go to Court?

    PFAs: How Many Go to Court?
    Free Consultation  412.780.0008 Many lawyers, including ourselves, post information online about how to defend a PFA and the importance of hiring counsel. We offer a free consultation in this regard.  But in the interim, many people…
Rank this Week: 4333

Maryland Family Law

Maryland Family Law

Provides general information and commentary on child custody, support, divorce and separation, and visitation. By Heather Sunderman.

http://mdfamilylaw.typepad.com/sunderman/
  • Sep 28

    Did you budget for the transcript?

    Did you budget for the transcript?
    Everyone loves to complain about the high cost of lawyers and legal fees, more specifically. However, out of pocket expenses for legal fees can be incredibly high, and are often overlooked by litigants. These costs can include court filing…
  • Jun 2

    It's Wedding Season

    It's Wedding Season
    Weddings have become huge affairs, often requiring a significant amount of time and money to plan. But it is even more important for couples to discuss their finances and be prepared to be honest about money. It should come as...
  • May 8

    Resource of the day

    Resource of the day
    The People's Law Library of Maryland has created a workbook to help people who are representing themselves in family law cases. You can access the workbook here. While there is a lot of information in the workbook, it does not...
Rank this Week: 4074

The South Carolina Law Blawg

The South Carolina Law Blawg

Covers family law, criminal defense, personal injury law, employment law, and business law in South Carolina. By Futeral & Nelson, LLC.

http://www.charlestonlaw.net/charleston-lawyers-blog/
  • Sep 26

    Fitness to Stand Trial in South Carolina – Defending Clients with Special Needs and Mental Disabilitie

    Fitness to Stand Trial in South Carolina – Defending Clients with Special Needs and Mental Disabilitie
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC The criminal defense lawyers at Futeral & Nelson handle cases for people with special needs, intellectual disabilities, and mental illness. Some people who face these challenges are…
  • May 9

    Is South Carolina a Community Property State?

    Is South Carolina a Community Property State?
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC As family law attorneys in Charleston, SC, we've been asked whether South Carolina is a community property state. The short answer is "no." However, South Carolina is called an…
  • Apr 11

    South Carolina Medical Records Statute & Law

    South Carolina Medical Records Statute & Law
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC As personal injury attorneys in Charleston, South Carolina, we order medical records and medical bills in just about every automobile accident or injury case we have. In this article,…
Rank this Week: 1944

James M. Burns Blog

James M. Burns Blog

Covers criminal defense and family law in Florida.

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

    Supreme Court weighs in on division of military benefit

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

    Are drunk driving checkpoints legally justified?

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

    Consider this when making your Florida parenting plan

    Consider this when making your Florida parenting plan
    If you and your ex-spouse can work together and come to peaceful agreement on important issues, you could be excellent candidates for shared 50-50 parenting plan arrangements. These days, Florida courts are eager to support parents in…
Rank this Week: 2577