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Chicago Family Law Blog

Chicago Family Law Blog

Covers child custody, child support, divorce and property division. By Alan Pearlman.

http://www.chicagofamilylawblog.com/
  • Dec 31

    Deductibility of Divorce-Related Payment

    Deductibility of Divorce-Related Payment
    Prior to filing for divorce, various federal tax considerations should be reviewed due to their potentially profound implications. Among the major issues commonly covered in a divorce decree or agreement are: alimony, sometimes referred to as…
  • Nov 30

    IRS Recharacterization of “Alimony” Payment

    IRS Recharacterization of “Alimony” Payment
    Three major issues commonly resolved in a divorce decree or agreement are: alimony, or spousal support; division of property; and child support. Each has its own tax treatment and implications. In general, for federal income tax purposes,…
  • Jul 26

    Howell v. Howell and it’s Affects on Military Retirement Pay in Divorce Case

    Howell v. Howell and it’s Affects on Military Retirement Pay in Divorce Case
    In a rare 8-0 decision, the Supreme Court recently overturned a ruling by the highest court of Arizona regarding the division of military retirement pay under a divorce decree. Howell v. Howell, decided May 15, held that any waived portion of…
Rank this Week: 1110

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

Reports on federal Hague Convention child abduction cases By Joel R. Brandes.

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4517

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2509

James M. Burns Blog

James M. Burns Blog

Covers criminal defense and family law in Florida.

http://pensacoladefenselawyer.com/blog
  • Dec 19

    3 common types of white collar crime

    3 common types of white collar crime
    The scope of white collar crime is broad and inventive individuals are creating new forms of white collar crime on a daily basis. However, in the vast majority of cases, these crimes happen through deceit that leads to someone's...
  • 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 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…
Rank this Week: 1369

New Hampshire Guide to Family Law

New Hampshire Guide to Family Law

Covers family law, prenuptial agreements, legal separations, divorce, annulments, and child custody issues. By McLane, Graf, Raulerson, & Middleton, PA.

https://nhguidetofamilylaw.com/
  • Dec 19

    New Law Changes Treatment of Trust Interest in Divorce

    New Law Changes Treatment of Trust Interest in Divorce
    By Jacqueline A. Botchman As published in NH Bar News (November 2017) Your divorce client advises you that her parents, who are well off, have likely provided for her in their trusts and she is concerned that her husband may share in her…
  • Apr 21

    McLane Middleton Hosts CLANH Annual Meeting

    McLane Middleton Hosts CLANH Annual Meeting
    By David DePuy (originally published 10/27/2015) The Collaborative Law Alliance of New Hampshire’s (CLANH) annual meeting was held at McLane Middleton on September 17, 2015.  The firm is a big supporter of CLANH’s work,…
  • Apr 21

    McLane Middleton Hosts CLANH Annual Meeting

    McLane Middleton Hosts CLANH Annual Meeting
    By David DePuy (originally published 10/27/2015) The Collaborative Law Alliance of New Hampshire’s (CLANH) annual meeting was held at McLane Middleton on September 17, 2015.  The firm is a big supporter of CLANH’s work,…
Rank this Week: 2383

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/
  • Dec 15

    What is Elder Law and Why is it Necessary?

    What is Elder Law and Why is it Necessary?
    Only a decade or so ago, there was no such thing as Elder Law, or not formally at least.  Elder Law includes a wide array of legal matters that affect older people and those who are disabled.   The issues often relate to retirement,…
  • Dec 15

    Alabama Law Concerning the Life Estates and the Forced Sale of a Home to Reimburse Medicare/Medicaid for a Nursing Home Debt

    Alabama Law Concerning the Life Estates and the Forced Sale of a Home to Reimburse Medicare/Medicaid for a Nursing Home Debt
    As one ages, questions concerning elder care warrant attention.  “Does Medicare or Medicaid require a house to be sold to pay for nursing home care if it is placed in a life estate in the state of Alabama?” is one that is…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2444

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/
  • Dec 15

    Top 7 Legal Terms To Know & Understand During Divorce

    Top 7 Legal Terms To Know & Understand During Divorce
    If you are thinking about filing for divorce, or you’ve already been served with your spouse’s petition, there are legal terms you should know in order to properly communicate your needs and understand what your spouse is asking…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1191

Helmer, Conley & Kasselman, P.A.…

Helmer, Conley & Kasselman, P.A. Blog

Covers business, criminal, family, and injury law.

https://www.helmerlegal.com/blog/
  • Dec 14

    Can I Avoid a DUI Conviction if My BAC was Above 0.08 Percent?

    Can I Avoid a DUI Conviction if My BAC was Above 0.08 Percent?
    Now that the holidays have arrived, law enforcement officers are even more aware and focused on keeping everyone as safe as possible. That being the case, if you or a loved one happen to get stopped while you are out celebrating the season,…
  • Dec 14

    Here’s What Not to Do if You Have Been Arrested for DUI in New Jersey

    Here’s What Not to Do if You Have Been Arrested for DUI in New Jersey
    In New Jersey, facing charges for driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) is an extremely serious matter. Although DUI is classified as a traffic offense and not a crime, this does not necessarily work to your advantage, and the…
  • Nov 22

    What to Expect if You’re Arrested on Thanksgiving

    What to Expect if You’re Arrested on Thanksgiving
    You didn’t plan on being arrested – and Thanksgiving could not be a worse time, as the judicial process can be prolonged during holidays. If you don’t act quickly, you could end up spending your entire holiday weekend (or…
Rank this Week: 2225

Texas Family Lawyers

Texas Family Lawyers

Covers family law topics. By Holmes, Diggs & Eames, P.L.L.C.

http://texasfamilylawyers.wordpress.com/
  • Dec 13

    What happens if you can’t take ALL that holiday time?

    What happens if you can’t take ALL that holiday time?
    Sometimes people cannot take all of their holiday possession time, and with Christmas coming up, I was curious what options they might have. So, I pulled out the Texas Family Code, section 153.314. It says that: “The following…
  • Mar 24

    Penny wise…

    Penny wise…
    Many people try to take the ‘cheap’ option in life, looking at the immediate effects, and fail to recognize the expensive long-term costs those decisions have. This happens in litigation all the time, especially with trying to…
  • Mar 1

    You Can Only Make the OAG do so Much…

    You Can Only Make the OAG do so Much…
    Recently , the Fourteenth Court of Appeals confirmed limits on what you can force the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) to do. In in-re-h-g-j  No. 14-15-00551-CV, 2016 WL 6561468 (Tex. App.–Houston [14th Dist.] 2016, no pet. h.)…
Rank this Week: 4528

New York Divorce and Family Law…

New York Divorce and Family Law Blog

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

http://brandeslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 8

    Recent Appellate Decisions of Interest - December 8, 2017

    Recent Appellate Decisions of Interest - December 8, 2017
    Court of AppealsDismissal of A Neglect Petition Divests Family Court of Jurisdiction to Issue Further Orders or Impose Additional Conditions on A Child's ReleaseIn Matter of Jamie J., 2017 WL 5557887, 2017 NY Slip Op 08161 (2017) the Court of…
  • Nov 20

    The New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brandes is now available in print and in ebook editions.

    The New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brandes is now available in print and in ebook editions.
         The  New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook, by Joel R. Brandes is now available online and in bookstores in print and in ebook editions.       The New York Matrimonial…
  • Nov 20

    Recent Appellate Decisions of Interest

    Recent Appellate Decisions of Interest
    Appellate Division Holds Supreme Court Has The Authority To Enforce Promissory Notes To A Third Party  In Schorr v Schorr, 2017 WL 4892266 (1st Dept.,2017) the Appellate Division held that in calculating the child support award, the…
Rank this Week: 4508

Missouri Divorce and Family Law…

Missouri Divorce and Family Law Blog

Covers alimony/maintenance, bankruptcy, child support, custody and visitation, divorce, paternity, property division and taxes. By Mark Wortman.

http://familylaw.mwortmanlaw.com/
  • Dec 6

    Increase in Income Ends Maintenance but Strict Compliance With Statute Required

    Increase in Income Ends Maintenance but Strict Compliance With Statute Required
    Recent Case from the Missouri Court of Appeals Wife appeals the modification court’s judgment granting, in part, Husband’s motion to modify his maintenance obligation. The purpose of maintenance is to meet the reasonable expenses…
  • Oct 26

    Spousal Maintenance (f/k/a alimony) reduced based on medical disability

    Spousal Maintenance (f/k/a alimony) reduced based on medical disability
    Recent Missouri case:  On a motion to modify (reduce) maintenance, evidence of a substantial and continuing change included “detailed evidence” of Movant Husband’s stroke-induced disability and reduced income, and no…
  • Aug 19

    Guardianship of children approved upon showing of unfitness and inability to parent

    Guardianship of children approved upon showing of unfitness and inability to parent
    Recent Case from the Court of Appeals:   Letters of Guardianship Affirmed Mother appeals from the trial court’s judgment, which appointed Petitioners as guardians over two minor children. The trial court’s judgment found the…
Rank this Week: 1114

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Covers bankruptcy, family law, divorce, DUI, criminal defense and general litigation.

http://arnoldwadsworth.com/blog/
  • Dec 6

    When Can the Office of Recovery Services (“ORS”) Collect Alimony?

    When Can the Office of Recovery Services (“ORS”) Collect Alimony?
    This issue causes a lot of heartache because ORS does not uniformly implement its regulations.  Implementation often depends on the caseworker, which is very frustrating. Here is the regulatory rule governing the issue. (R527-34-2):…
  • Jun 20

    A Brief Introduction to Utah Deficiency Action

    A Brief Introduction to Utah Deficiency Action
    When a lender forecloses on a mortgage and sells the property, it sometimes happens that the sale price does not cover the entire mortgaged amount. For example, you owe the bank $250,000 but the home only sells for $200,000 at auction. The…
  • Jun 15

    What You Need to Know About the Utah Driver’s License Appeal Process Following a DUI Arrest

    What You Need to Know About the Utah Driver’s License Appeal Process Following a DUI Arrest
    Millions of Americans rely on their driver’s license to legally drive to and from work, school, the grocery store, and other destinations. Losing it after a DUI arrest can be inconvenient at best, and life-changing at the worst. The DUI…
Rank this Week: 3868

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Farzad Family Law Blawg

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

http://www.farzadlaw.com/family-law-articles/
  • Dec 6

    How Do I Prepare for Custody Mediation?

    How Do I Prepare for Custody Mediation?
    How do I prepare for custody mediation? What should I review, what should I say and what really happens? These are all questions parents with a California child custody case ask before they walk into a custody mediation. What is a child…
  • Nov 27

    How Long Do You Have to Pay Alimony After a Divorce?

    How Long Do You Have to Pay Alimony After a Divorce?
    How long do you have to pay alimony after a divorce? And where do you start to find out? Thank you visiting our law firm’s website. We hope you find this article helpful. Let us dive right into the question. Everything we write here is…
  • Nov 24

    Marriage of Furie Appellate Decision

    Marriage of Furie Appellate Decision
    Marriage of Furie is an appellate decision from October 30, 2017. The 2nd District, Division 1, in Los Angeles handled the appeal. The parties were Russell Furie and Kelly Furie. The following is a brief summary that explains what we consider…
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New Hampshire Family Law Blog

New Hampshire Family Law Blog

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

http://www.nhfamilylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3929

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

Boca Raton Divorce Lawyer Blog

By Alan Robert Burton.

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

    Parenting Coordinators and Their Role in Florida Family Law

    Parenting Coordinators and Their Role in Florida Family Law
    When a couple divorces in Florida while their children are minors, the goal of the family court system is to help them continue to have healthy relationships with their children, even after the parents are no longer married to each other.…
  • Nov 29

    Civil and Religious Divorce for Jewish Couples in Florida

    Civil and Religious Divorce for Jewish Couples in Florida
    The principle of separation of church and state affects many aspects of United States law, including family law. For example, a marriage ceremony in a church, temple, or mosque is not enough to render a couple legally married under United…
  • Nov 24

    What is Florida’s “Deadbeat Dad” Law, and How can it Affect Your Family?

    What is Florida’s “Deadbeat Dad” Law, and How can it Affect Your Family?
    Child support obligations, on the one hand, and the failure to fulfill them, on the other, are among the biggest sources of conflict and resentment among divorced couples. Florida has laws to protect the rights of the parent ordered to pay…
Rank this Week: 3699

HeyAnnette

HeyAnnette

Covers Arizona family law. By Annette T. Burns.

http://heyannette.com/blog/
  • Nov 29

    Holidays and Divorce Guide for Coparent

    Holidays and Divorce Guide for Coparent
    Here’s a Holiday Guide for Coparents from www.childcustodyanalytics.com that could be helpful. Why not drop an email to your co-parent and tell him or her what you have planned for Christmas presents and holiday activities for the…
  • Oct 30

    Bobrow,

    Bobrow,
    The Bobrow decision (Arizona Court of Appeals) partially answers a question I’ve often had when acting as a mediator and trying to settle dissolution cases.     When the parties are trying hard to settle a case after the…
  • Oct 30

    Military Disability Benefits Can’t Be Considered in Spousal Maintenance Analysi

    Military Disability Benefits Can’t Be Considered in Spousal Maintenance Analysi
    Arizona law establishes that “federal disability benefits awarded to the other spouse for service-connected disabilities . .  . ” cannot be considered by the court in a dissolution proceeding and request for spousal…
Rank this Week: 1116

Divorce Online Blog

Divorce Online Blog

News about divorce and family law.

http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/
  • Nov 28

    Divorcing couples saved from stamp duty surcharge

    Divorcing couples saved from stamp duty surcharge
    Divorcing couples who have faced paying higher stamp duty (SDLT) rates have been given reprieve by the Treasury in a move that reversed one of the unintended consequences of previous legislation to clamp down on buy-to-let investment.…
  • Sep 6

    Divorce-Online acquire new family law firm

    Divorce-Online acquire new family law firm
    Divorce-Online, the founders of the “online divorce” back in September 1999 have recently acquired a family law firm to help more people obtain low-cost, professional family law advice and services. The new family law firm, which…
  • Jun 29

    1/5 Divorce petitions now mention gambling as a reason for divorce

    1/5 Divorce petitions now mention gambling as a reason for divorce
    https://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/gambling-as-a-reason-for-divorce-is-on-the-rise/Social media and gambling are mentioned in up to 40% of all divorce petitions we receive 40% of all divorce petitions that Divorce-Online.co.uk have…
Rank this Week: 1165

Minnesota Divorce and Family Law…

Minnesota Divorce and Family Law Blog

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

http://divorcelawyermn.com/minnesota-divorce-blog/
  • Nov 26

    Discovery

    Discovery
    When spouses and their attorneys exchange information in a divorce case, it is called discovery.  Formal discovery happens mainly in the form of interrogatories, requests for production of documents, and depositions.…
  • Sep 13

    Right of First Refusal

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

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 6 (Personal Property)

    The Uncontested Divorce – Part 6 (Personal Property)
    For many couples, it is easy to resolve the issue of “stuff.”  Many items of personal property naturally “belong” to one party or the other, especially when each party is involved in different hobbies and leisure…
Rank this Week: 3845

Orange County Family Law Blog

Orange County Family Law Blog

By Pinkham & Associates, APLC. Covers California divorce and family law matters.

http://pinkhamlaw.com/blog
  • Nov 24

    What Papers Do I Need for My Divorce

    What Papers Do I Need for My Divorce
    Most people think that there is one set of paperwork to fill out, file, and their divorce becomes final six months later.  This is not true.  When you ask what papers you need to complete a divorce, the proper answer is you…
  • May 8

    More About Date of Separation in a Divorce

    More About Date of Separation in a Divorce
    The post More About Date of Separation in a Divorce appeared first on Douglas S Pinkham - Divorce Attorney Orange County.
  • May 8

    Can Someone Convicted of Domestic Violence Receive Alimony?

    Can Someone Convicted of Domestic Violence Receive Alimony?
    The post Can Someone Convicted of Domestic Violence Receive Alimony? appeared first on Douglas S Pinkham - Divorce Attorney Orange County.
Rank this Week: 2041

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Focuses on family law topics that affect people involved in family law litigation here in Texas. By Dennis M. Slate.

http://www.deerparkdivorcelawyers.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Nov 22

    How to Create a Workable Holiday Visitation Schedule with Your Ex

    How to Create a Workable Holiday Visitation Schedule with Your Ex
    When two divorcing parents make a visitation plan or get assigned a visitation agreement by a family law court, the result might not be all-inclusive of their full visitation needs. The visitation agreement is likely going to be made in…
  • Sep 7

    CPS Sanctioned By Texas Judge for "Groundless" Removal of Child

    CPS Sanctioned By Texas Judge for "Groundless" Removal of Child
    A Texas judge has sanctioned Child Protective Services (CPS) and ordered the agency to pay just under $28,000 in attorney’s fees in relation to the “groundless” 2014 removal of a child from her home without a court…
  • Jun 27

    Dennis Slate Named in Top 20 Houston Divorce Lawyers by Expertise

    Dennis Slate Named in Top 20 Houston Divorce Lawyers by Expertise
    Attorney Dennis M. Slate has been chosen as one of the top 20 divorce attorneys in Houston and the surrounding metropolitan area, including Deer Park. The selection comes from Expertise, one of the country’s top innovators when it…
Rank this Week: 3839

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: 1616

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: 1141

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: 1753

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: 1954

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: 2219

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…
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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: 4225

Australian Divorce Blog

Australian Divorce Blog

Covers family law and divorce in Australia. By Stephen Page.

http://australiandivorce.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 10

    New heads of Family Court and Federal Circuit Court appointed

    New heads of Family Court and Federal Circuit Court appointed
    It is with some sadness to me that Chief Justice Diana Bryant of the Family Court of Australia has retired. Her Honour after being appointed as a Senior Counsel, was appointed as the first head of the then Federal Magistrates Court, before…
  • Jul 18

    Vale Justice Michelle May of the Family Court of Australia

    Vale Justice Michelle May of the Family Court of Australia
    Tonight I attend a function recognising the service of Justice Michelle May, who is retiring after many years of service from the Family Court of Australia.I had the privilege many years ago of briefing her when she was junior counsel; and…
  • Jul 16

    Government to restrict cross-examination of family violence victims by their alleged perpetrator

    Government to restrict cross-examination of family violence victims by their alleged perpetrator
    Attorney-General Senator George Brandis has released the following statement:protecting family violence victims from beingcross-examined by alleged perpetratorsToday, I release draft legislative amendments to the Family Law Act 1975 to…
Rank this Week: 4130

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
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McDevitt Law Office

McDevitt Law Office

Covers estate planning and family law in Virginia.

http://www.mcdevittlaw.net/blog-index/
  • Sep 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…
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Always Family Center

Always Family Center

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

http://alwaysfamilycenter.com
  • Sep 28

    Prenatal Care in India: A Luxury or Right?

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

    Hello world!

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

    Finding First Love in the French Ski Resort of Flaine

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

Wayne Dawkins Lawyers' Perth Family Law Blog

Covers divorce and separation in Australia.

http://www.waynedawkinslaw.com.au/blog/
  • Sep 26

    After Separation – The Business of Parenting

    After Separation – The Business of Parenting
    Parents separating isn’t the main problem for kids – how you separate is. When a couple separate they end their life partnership. If the couple has children they then begin their post separation parenting partnership. When…
  • Sep 21

    Why you should seriously consider the Collaborative Process?

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

    The Future of Family Law

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

Divorce Done Differently

Information and advice on dealing with divorce in a cordial and humane way. By the Family Law Center.

http://www.familylawcenter.us/index.php/blog
  • Sep 25

    Reimbursement of Children’s Expense

    Reimbursement of Children’s Expense
    Family law court orders and parent agreements often include a provision for parents to share uninsured medical expenses. The family court requires California Judicial Council form FL192 Notice of Rights...
  • Sep 25

    Reimbursement of Children’s Expense

    Reimbursement of Children’s Expense
    Family law court orders and parent agreements often include a provision for parents to share uninsured medical expenses. The family court requires California Judicial Council form #FL192 Notice of Rights and Responsibilities regarding…
  • Sep 20

    Validity of a Marriage

    Validity of a Marriage
    Marriage – Legally what constitutes a valid marriage?  Many couples marry in a church, take religious vows, and consider their marriage a religious contract.  But when faced with divorce, many...
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Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

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

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

    Can you sue someone for breaking up with you?

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

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

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

    Until Payoff of Debt do us Part

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

The Law Office of Christine M Bechtold, LLC

Covers Georgia family law.

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

    Happy Constitution Day 2017

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

    July 2, 1776 Congress officially votes for Independence

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

    Independence Day 2017

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

Alabama Law Blog of William Pfeifer

Covers Alabama law.

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

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

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

    Hurricane Irma Courthouse Closure

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

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

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

Law Blog of William L. Pfeifer, Jr.

Covers Alabama family and criminal law topics.

http://williampfeifer.com
  • Sep 13

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

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

    Hurricane Irma Courthouse Closure

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

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

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

Shaw Law

Covers Michigan divorce law.

http://eshawlaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 8

    Man goes to jail for refusing to pay ex-wife’s lawyer

    Man goes to jail for refusing to pay ex-wife’s lawyer
    A Genesee Circuit Court judge’s decision to send a Swartz Creek man to jail over a divorce case has been upheld by the State of Michigan Court of Appeals. According to court documents, the man claimed unemployment for almost two years…
  • Feb 13

    Should I move out?

    Should I move out?
    One of the most common misconceptions is that a person will be found to have “abandoned” their home, by moving out, and that there will be a loss of rights resulting from this action. There is nothing in Michigan law that provides…
  • Jan 7

    Ashley Madison Data Breach

    Ashley Madison Data Breach
    Over the past few days, there has been significant media coverage about the recent Ashley Madison data breach and subsequent disclosure of client names and other personal client information. Based on media reports, family law attorneys are…
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Riverside County Family Law Blog

Riverside County Family Law Blog

Covers move away rights, obtaining or defending support applications and enforcing support orders, characterizing and dividing community property, and custody and visitation rights. By Thurman W. Arnold III.

http://www.thurmanarnold.com/Blog/Recent-Blog-Posts/RSS.xml
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Wisconsin Family Lawyer Blog

Wisconsin Family Lawyer Blog

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

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

    RETROACTIVE REVISIONS OF CHILD SUPPORT

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

    LEGAL CUSTODY AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN WISCONSIN

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

    Health Insurance and Divorce in Wisconsin

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

Family Law Matters

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

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

    JUSTDIVORCE.CO.UK TO CEASE TRADING

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

    DIVORCE RATE FALLS – AGAIN!

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

    BAD PETITION/GOOD PETITION?

    BAD PETITION/GOOD PETITION?
    bryan reed looks again at no fault divorce and the decision in owens and owens and wonders what chance there is of significant family law reform in a hung parliament. Continue reading →
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Mississippi Family Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Family Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, child custody and child support. By M. Devin Whitt.

http://www.mississippifamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Factors in Mississippi Alimony and Property Division

    Factors in Mississippi Alimony and Property Division
    A court determining property division and alimony is required to look at certain factors. What are known as the Ferguson factors related to property division include how much each party substantially contributed to accumulating property, the…
  • Aug 24

    THE NEW AGE OF DIVORCE IN MISSISSIPPI

    THE NEW AGE OF DIVORCE IN MISSISSIPPI
    In Mississippi, the divorce laws have not changed in many years.  However, on July 31, 2017, following a period of several months of debate, drafting, and public outcry, what many believed to be a long overdue and beneficial change to…
  • Aug 23

    What Is Habitual Cruel and Inhuman Treatment in a Mississippi Divorce?

    What Is Habitual Cruel and Inhuman Treatment in a Mississippi Divorce?
    In a recent Mississippi appellate case, a wife filed for divorce on the fault-based grounds of adultery and habitual inhuman treatment. The couple married in 2004 and then separated in 2011. They had no children. The husband owned a bail…
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Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Indiana Family Lawyer Blog

Covers adoption, family law, surrogacy and mediation. By Harden Jackson LLC.

https://www.indianafamilylawyerblog.com
  • Aug 23

    Israel to Hear Arguments on Surrogacy for Same-Sex Couple

    Israel to Hear Arguments on Surrogacy for Same-Sex Couple
    While surrogacy is not legal in many parts of the world, there are also countries, like Israel, that allow some, but not all citizens, to become parents through surrogacy.  Under current Israeli law, only heterosexual partners can enter…
  • Aug 16

    New Hope for Foster Care

    New Hope for Foster Care
    Adoption is an excellent form of creating a family for those affected by infertility. This post focuses specifically on foster care adoption. There are more than 110,000 children in the foster care system, but nearly 20,000 of these children…
  • Jul 26

    Celebrity Surrogacy Update!

    Celebrity Surrogacy Update!
    Many people know Cristiano Ronaldo from his excellent soccer skills, but few know he just became a father to twins through the help of a gestational surrogate! The surrogate gave birth just outside of San Diego, California to a girl and a boy…
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