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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…
  • 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…
  • Aug 9

    Limited Scope Retainers and Self-Rep

    Limited Scope Retainers and Self-Rep
                                               Are Limited Scope Retainers Right for Everyone? You may feel that you have a strong case.…
Rank this Week: 3282

Orange County Criminal Attorneys…

Orange County Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal justice, family law and Orange County DWI news. By Johnson Criminal Law Group.

http://www.orangecountycriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Jan 15

    Quaalude and Cosby

    Quaalude and Cosby
    More than 40 women have come forward, all of whom allege that comedian, Bill Cosby, sexually assaulted them. Although the specific details are still unknown, Cosby, an entertainer who has seen success for more than 50 years, is now infamously…
  • Jan 15

    Quaalude and Cosby

    Quaalude and Cosby
    More than 40 women have come forward, all of whom allege that comedian, Bill Cosby, sexually assaulted them. Although the specific details are still unknown, Cosby, an entertainer who has seen success for more than 50 years, is now infamously…
  • Jan 15

    Quaalude and Cosby

    Quaalude and Cosby
    More than 40 women have come forward, all of whom allege that comedian, Bill Cosby, sexually assaulted them. Although the specific details are still unknown, Cosby, an entertainer who has seen success for more than 50 years, is now infamously…
Rank this Week: 3072

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers California divorce and family law issues. By The Law Office Of David P. Schwarz.

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

    Americans are adopting more boys than girls for the first time

    Americans are adopting more boys than girls for the first time
    In an unprecedented trend for the U.S., more male children were adopted from other countries than female children by the end of 2016, a research found This trend is largely caused by a change in patterns of adoption in China—a…
  • Oct 16

    bullies and domestic violence

    bullies and domestic violence
    Often men in a power position in the movie industry there are sexual predators who will try to take advantage of young women for their own sexual benefit.  Harvey Weinstein, Roger Ailes, Eric Boling, Bill Cosby, R. Kelly, Bill…
  • Oct 15

    Domestic violence used as a defense to move away order

    Domestic violence used as a defense to move away order
    The question must be asked as in all move away cases is the reason for the move away a motive separate than other reasons given for the move away request.  Often the move away if fought with anterior motives and seems to be almost always…
Rank this Week: 4602

Orange County Family Law Blog

Orange County Family Law Blog

Covers divorce in California. By Hendrickson Cooper Hughes.

http://www.yourlawcenter.com/blog/
  • Aug 15

    CA Court: Parents can lose custody even if there is no neglect

    CA Court: Parents can lose custody even if there is no neglect
    Last month, California’s Supreme Court determined that the state can take unruly kids away from their parents even if there is no finding of parental neglect and the parents are doing everything they can to control the children. This…
  • Jul 12

    Is there a cap on child support payments in California?

    Is there a cap on child support payments in California?
    One question some parents have — particularly wealthy parents — is whether California places a cap on the maximum amount of monthly child support payments. Many are surprised to learn that California is actually one of the few states…
  • Jun 20

    Don’t make these 3 mistakes in your divorce

    Don’t make these 3 mistakes in your divorce
    Getting through the divorce process unscathed is the goal of many people who are facing the ending of a marriage. Unfortunately, misconceptions and misinformation about divorce can stand in the way. Here are three common mistakes people make…
Rank this Week: 3199

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
  • 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.
  • Mar 27

    Most Important Thing To Do Before Filing For Divorce

    Most Important Thing To Do Before Filing For Divorce
    The most important thing to do prior to filing for Divorce and prior to separating, especially when you are the lower wage earner, is to gather documentation regarding your spouse income and expenses, such as paystubs, credit card statements,…
Rank this Week: 1687

Ottawa Divorce Blog

Ottawa Divorce Blog

Covers family law, child custody, child & spousal support, and property division. By Jeffrey Behrendt.

http://www.ottawadivorce.com/blog
  • Jul 27

    Can I Deny Access?

    Can I Deny Access?
    One of the most common questions I get asked is “Can I deny access of the children to the other parent?” The short answer is a resounding NO! There is really only one reason you can deny access and that is if there is good reason…
  • Jun 21

    The End of No-Fault Divorce? The Leskun Case

    The End of No-Fault Divorce? The Leskun Case
    The Supreme Court released the Leskun decision today: http://www.scc-csc.gc.ca/judgments/2006scc025.htm At issue was the interplay between fault and spousal support. Ms Leskun argued that support should not be reduced as, 8 years after the…
  • Jun 21

    The End of No-Fault Divorce? The Leskun Case

    The End of No-Fault Divorce? The Leskun Case
    The Supreme Court of Canada released the Leskun decision today: http://scc.lexum.org/decisia-scc-csc/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/item/2298/index.do In this case, the husband had an affair that led to the end of the marriage. Ms Leskun claimed that 8…
Rank this Week: 1489

Our Family Wizard Blog

Our Family Wizard Blog

Focuses on ideas that could reduce conflict, improve communication, protect children and help move families forward.

http://www.ourfamilywizard.com/ofw/index.cfm/blog/
  • Oct 19

    Sharing Calendars: What Can My Co-Parent See?

    Sharing Calendars: What Can My Co-Parent See?
    Sharing Calendars: What Can My Co-Parent See? Scheduling your family’s many activities and appointments can often be an overwhelming process, which can be complicated even further when you are co-parenting. Being on the same page with…
  • Oct 17

    How to Reclaim Your Social Life After Divorce

    How to Reclaim Your Social Life After Divorce
    How to Reclaim Your Social Life After Divorce Going through a separation or divorce tends to change a lot about one's life, and it might feel like the enjoyable parts of life have been put on hold, both at home and in your social circle. It…
  • Oct 12

    How To Debunk Your Child's Post-Divorce Fear

    How To Debunk Your Child's Post-Divorce Fear
    How To Debunk Your Child's Post-Divorce Fears How much do you think your child knows about divorce? Their previous exposure to the concept and process may have been limited to representations in television shows or stories they heard from…
Rank this Week: 586

Patricia Van Haren, Attorney At…

Patricia Van Haren, Attorney At Law

Addresses many questions and issues that people may encounter while going through their family law case.

http://pcvlawblog.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 24

    Whose Time Is It Anyway?

    Whose Time Is It Anyway?
    No one likes spending their weekends filled with AYSO [All Your Saturdays Occupied – as I used to call it when my kids were young], dance classes, birthday parties, and running around like a chauffer, but for most of us, this is how we…
  • Feb 24

    Whose Time Is It Anyway?

    Whose Time Is It Anyway?
    No one likes spending their weekends filled with AYSO [All Your Saturdays Occupied – as I used to call it when my kids were young], dance classes, birthday parties, and running around like a chauffer, but for most of us, this is how we…
  • Oct 17

    What Makes a Parent? More on Paternity and Parental Right

    What Makes a Parent? More on Paternity and Parental Right
    Once upon a time life was simple, people got married, had children and raised the children together until the kids went away to school.  Now the average American family looks much different. There are families which have one parent (either a…
Rank this Week: 2795

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

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

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

    EXPOSING IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS DURING JURY SELECTION…HOW?

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

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW

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

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

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip
    RULE OF PRIMACY: Following the “Rule of Primacy” is one of the easiest (yet most overlooked) ways for attorneys to improve their trial performance. If you’re a young attorney with aspirations of becoming the next Clarence…
Rank this Week: 2490

Penglase & Benson Law Blog

Penglase & Benson Law Blog

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

http://www.penglaseandbenson.com/blog/
  • Oct 12

    Common Uses for a Business Attorney in Doylestown PA

    Common Uses for a Business Attorney in Doylestown PA
    “I hope you have a good lawyer.” Those are usually pretty ominous words. But when you own a business, those are words to live by. It’s not that you’re automatically in danger of litigation, but that you need someone to…
  • Sep 18

    Creating a Child Custody Agreement that Works for Everyone

    Creating a Child Custody Agreement that Works for Everyone
    In an ideal world, every child custody agreement would benefit the children as well as the parents. Yet such a result is less common than most assume. Plenty of parents will push for child custody arrangement language that is weighed in his…
  • Sep 7

    What You Need to Know About Living Wills and Trust

    What You Need to Know About Living Wills and Trust
    If you reach the point where you are unable to make decisions regarding your medical care due to advanced age, an accident or an illness, a living will, trust and durable health care power of attorney will prove essential. The failure to take…
Rank this Week: 1989

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

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

    Can Divorcing Families Afford The “Sporting Life?”

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

    Observations On Mediation

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

    Is Football Destined To Become A Legal Custody Football?

    Is Football Destined To Become A Legal Custody Football?
    In most cases, there isn’t much to write on the subject of legal custody. In Pennsylvania, it is the right to make decisions affecting the child’s welfare; in contrast to physical custody which is where kids spend their time. It…
Rank this Week: 4067

Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

Pennsylvania Family Law Blog

Shares stories and information about topics relevant to Pennsylvania Family Law. By Steven R. Tabano and Associates.

http://www.tabanolaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 10

    Misunderstanding the Type of Retirement Plan to Be Divided in a Divorce:

    Misunderstanding the Type of Retirement Plan to Be Divided in a Divorce:
    This is probably one of the most common mistakes in settlement agreements and even final judgments, since often times attorneys prepare the final judgment which the judge simply signs. It often erroneously states “retirement plan”…
  • Apr 30

    Has Your Spouse Changed Their Financial Habits? Divorce Might Be Next!

    Has Your Spouse Changed Their Financial Habits? Divorce Might Be Next!
    Has Your Spouse Changed Their Financial Habits? Divorce Might Be Next! While divorce rates hover around 50% for first time marriages (and higher than that for subsequent unions), the reasons for splitting up often center around finances.…
  • Mar 29

    Pennsylvania Support – Requesting Payment for Unreimbursed Medical Expense

    Pennsylvania Support – Requesting Payment for Unreimbursed Medical Expense
    March 31 is the deadline to request reimbursement for medical expenses for bills received during the prior year. In child support cases, the party that is receiving child support pays the first $250 in unreimbursed expenses per child. …
Rank this Week: 3248

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: 275

Piccolo Law Offices Blog

Piccolo Law Offices Blog

Covers Nevada law in the areas of civil litigation, estate planning, and family law.

https://piccololawoffices.com/blog/
  • Oct 18

    What Can Make a Job Posting or Advertisement Discriminatory?

    What Can Make a Job Posting or Advertisement Discriminatory?
    When hiring, employers typically want to give preference to a person with particular characteristics or qualifications. In doing so, however, they need to avoid giving preference in a way that amounts to illegal discrimination. Which Types of…
  • Oct 17

    Can a Decision from an Unemployment Appeal Be Used in Another Case?

    Can a Decision from an Unemployment Appeal Be Used in Another Case?
    Sometimes clients hire me to do an unemployment appeal with the Nevada DETR and also have another claim against their employer, such as wrongful discharge, discrimination, or retaliation. At times, they assume they can use the referee’s…
  • Oct 17

    How Do I Know if My Unemployment Appeal Was Filed on Time?

    How Do I Know if My Unemployment Appeal Was Filed on Time?
    In Nevada, either an employee or employer can file an appeal to reconsider an unemployment benefits decision. The rule is that a party must file an appeal within 11 days of the date that DETR mails out its notice of determination;…
Rank this Week: 1020

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Oct 19

    how lovely of you to stop by…

    how lovely of you to stop by…
    Hi. If you’ve popped over because of *that judgment* you are probably looking for stuff about covert recording. I had a root around for that in my nik nak drawer earlier, because I had a hunch you might stop round, and I found two…
  • Oct 12

    Appearing as a witness in court – tips for parent

    Appearing as a witness in court – tips for parent
    Tonight I was involved in a twitter discussion about the publication of some tips for social workers who are worried about giving evidence, and the sense that parents are not given similar support. Appearing as a witness in court: tips for…
  • Oct 11

    happy families, the conversations we’re not having about adoption

    happy families, the conversations we’re not having about adoption
    by Pamela Neal (28 Oct 6.30pm, London)   Can we make happy families? Can we impose identity on a child? Do we need to ‘rescue’ children or should we be trying to support unhappy families? What is really at the heart of our…
Rank this Week: 4454

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: 4283

Practical Legal Advice

Practical Legal Advice

Covers consumer and family law issues in Florida. By Carolyn R. Jones.

http://nefloridalawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 16

    Can You file suit for Alienation of Affection in Florida

    Can You file suit for Alienation of Affection in Florida
    Alienation of affection(s) is a legal action, a tort based on willful and malicious interference with marriage relations by a third party. The elements constituting the cause of action are wrongful conduct of the defendant, plaintiff's loss…
  • Nov 15

    At what age does Florida allow children to stay alone?

    At what age does Florida allow children to stay alone?
    Florida does not have a stead fast rule regarding the age that children can stay home alone. Instead the Department of Children's and Families does offer guidance to parents at the criteria they need to consider prior to allowing there…
  • Jul 5

    How Child Support is Determined in Florida

    How Child Support is Determined in Florida
    Child support is a substantial commitment. Under Florida law, child support payments are intended to be used for your child's portion of expenses such as rent, electricity, food, transportation, and his or her hobbies/entertainment. …
Rank this Week: 4304

Puryear Law Blog

Puryear Law Blog

Covers criminal defense, family law, divorce, juvenile law, business law, discrimination, personal injury, and related matters in the states of Illinois and Iowa.

http://www.puryearlaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 30

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge
    Trafficking in certain motor vehicles or motor vehicle parts, or operating a chop shop, is a Federal offense under 18 U.S.C. § 2321 and 18 U.S.C. § 2322, respectively: 18 U.S.C. § 2321 provides as follows: (a) Whoever buys,…
  • Jan 29

    Who is a “Caretaker” of a Child According to Iowa DHS

    Who is a “Caretaker” of a Child According to Iowa DHS
    Under Iowa law, for a person to be accused of being a perpetrator of child abuse must be a person responsible for the care of a child. A person responsible for the care of a child is defined in Iowa Code 232.68 as follows: a. Parent,…
  • Jan 29

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed
    Those convicted of crimes committed as a juvenile who are serving life sentences have the right to seek a review and reduction of those sentences, under a United States Supreme Court ruling that was issued on January 25, 2016. In Montgomery…
Rank this Week: 197

RandyWallace

RandyWallace

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

http://randywallace.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 4

    Defense Expert’s Attack on the Collateral Source Rule Falling Short

    Defense Expert’s Attack on the Collateral Source Rule Falling Short
    The collateral source rule can be summarized by stating “[c]ompensation or indemnity for the loss received by plaintiff from a collateral source, wholly independent of the wrongdoer, as from insurance, cannot be set up by the…
  • Nov 16

    Minors’ settlements in Mississippi

    Minors’ settlements in Mississippi
    I spent this morning before a chancellor obtaining approval for a minor’s personal injury settlement.  Prior to the hearing, I followed a routine that virtually ensures success. First, I reviewed Chancellor Primeaux’s outline…
  • Oct 28

    The Nasty Side of Judicial Election

    The Nasty Side of Judicial Election
    Years ago judicial elections in Mississippi consisted of the candidates making stump speeches about their qualifications.  Members of the community would support or oppose judges based on their interactions and experiences with the…
Rank this Week: 2649

Real Divorce Mediation Blog

Real Divorce Mediation Blog

By Whole Mediation & Consulting Services P.C.

http://wholemediation.com/blog/
  • Jul 18

    Steps to an Empowering Divorce

    Steps to an Empowering Divorce
    Divorce is usually overwhelming, uncertain, and confusing. If not handled well the divorce process can be a recipe for disaster. How you handle your divorce will impact not only you, your spouse and children, but also your community of…
  • Jul 18

    Steps to an Empowering Divorce

    Steps to an Empowering Divorce
    Divorce is usually overwhelming, uncertain, and confusing. If not handled well the divorce process can be a recipe for disaster. How you handle your divorce will impact not only you, your spouse and children, but also your community of…
  • Mar 4

    Divorce, Children and Taxe

    Divorce, Children and Taxe
    Most divorcing couples feel financially strained. The good news is that parents may receive significant tax benefits for children; the bad news is that even though more and more parents are choosing joint parenting the IRS still hangs on…
Rank this Week: 2459

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips…

Rhode Island Divorce Lawyer Tips for You

Covers Rhode Island divorce and family law. By Chris Pearsall.

http://www.rhodeislanddivorcetips.com/
  • Mar 2

    What is the Best Way to Beat Child Support?

    What is the Best Way to Beat Child Support?
    Discover the Answer to Whether You Can or Should try to Beat Child Support when you are a natural or adoptive parent of a minor child. Justifications may exist ... but reasons or explanations never suffice... Why?
  • Jan 5

    Rhode Island Child Custody - Make Sure You Know Both Legal and Physical Custody!

    Rhode Island Child Custody - Make Sure You Know Both Legal and Physical Custody!
    Rhode Island Child Custody - Make Sure You Know Both Legal and Physical Custody! - Confusion can easily occur regarding what "custody" is regarding children when you haven't specified which one you are talking about, even among lawyers. Get…
  • Dec 18

    Divorce and Family Court Decorum in Rhode Island - Simple Tips for Represented Litigant

    Divorce and Family Court Decorum in Rhode Island - Simple Tips for Represented Litigant
    Uncover the Top Three (3) Mistakes of Courtroom Etiquette Clients Represented by a Lawyer Often Make and How to Avoid Them. Read the Exciting Case of McFadden v. Jacobsen now.
Rank this Week: 823

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
Rank this Week: 698

Rochester Family Lawyer Blog

Rochester Family Lawyer Blog

Covers child support, domestic relations, and family law in New York. By Alexander Korotkin.

http://rochesterfamilylawyer.korotkinlaw.com
  • Sep 4

    Expanding Definition of What It Means to Be a Parent

    Expanding Definition of What It Means to Be a Parent
    The New York State Court of Appeals ruled last week in Brooke S.B. v Elizabeth A.C.C., 2016 N.Y. Slip. Op. 05903, that a loving caretaker who is not related to, or the adoptive guardian of, a child could still be permitted to ask…
  • Jul 24

    Final Custody Determination Requires a Plenary Hearing

    Final Custody Determination Requires a Plenary Hearing
    A mother who lost custody of her children after she broke windows at their father’s house and set fire to his clothes in the driveway should have received an evidentiary hearing, the Court of Appeals has ruled in S.L. v. J.R., 2016 N.Y.…
  • Apr 24

    Parent Who Is Prevented From Seeing Child By Other Spouse Is Not Obligated To Pay Child Support

    Parent Who Is Prevented From Seeing Child By Other Spouse Is Not Obligated To Pay Child Support
    I have previously written about situations where a child becomes constructively emancipated as a result of the child’s refusal to have contact with the parent.  What happens in situations where a parent is prevented from seeing the…
Rank this Week: 3747

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers Illinois family law and estate planning needs.

http://www.randrattys.com/napervilledivorceattorney
  • Oct 19

    Presumption of Parentage under the Illinois Parentage Act

    Presumption of Parentage under the Illinois Parentage Act
    Fortunately for married same-sex couples in Illinois who have children, the Illinois Parentage Act provides the same protections that were once afforded to fathers in a heterosexual marriage. Traditionally, a man married to a woman who gave…
  • Oct 12

    Division of Retirement Assets in an Illinois Divorce

    Division of Retirement Assets in an Illinois Divorce
    When most people think about the division of assets in their divorce, they may overlook one important asset – their retirement accounts. Retirement accounts held by either spouse are divisible in a divorce, depending on when the money…
  • Oct 5

    The Role of a Guardian Ad Litem in a Divorce

    The Role of a Guardian Ad Litem in a Divorce
    Divorces can be as difficult for children as it is for the parents, if not more difficult. If the parents are particularly hostile to each other and fight over all the issues, including time-sharing and parental responsibility, the children…
Rank this Week: 767

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

Covers estate planning, HOA & condo associations and family law in North Carolina.

http://lawfirmcarolinas.com/blog/
  • Oct 19

    Taliercio Elected National Officer for Parliamentary Lawyer

    Taliercio Elected National Officer for Parliamentary Lawyer
    Black, Slaughter & Black attorney Michael Taliercio has been elected 2018 national Treasurer of the American College of Parliamentary Lawyers (ACPL). Taliercio is a Professional Registered Parliamentarian with the National Association of…
  • Oct 19

    In the Robert’s Rule of Order, can a chair overrule a motion to call the previous question?

    In the Robert’s Rule of Order, can a chair overrule a motion to call the previous question?
    This question was asked elsewhere online, and my answer may be of interest to others– Unfortunately, without more facts the answer is likely “it depends.” If your adopted parliamentary authority is Robert’s Rules of…
  • Sep 8

    Required E-mail Notice of Collection Proceedings?

    Required E-mail Notice of Collection Proceedings?
    Lawyers get asked about reported cases all the time, but usually what happens in a specific lawsuit isn’t that relevant to parties not involved in the case. That’s because circumstances are different, facts vary, associations are…
Rank this Week: 2581

Sacramento Bankruptcy and Divorce…

Sacramento Bankruptcy and Divorce Attorneys Blog

By the Law Offices of Matthew D. Roy.

http://www.sacramento-bankruptcy-attorneys-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 511

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: 573

Sam Hasler's Indiana Divorce &…

Sam Hasler's Indiana Divorce & Family Law Blog

Covers child custody, child support and divorce.

http://haslerlaw2.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    For Those Using Free Forms From The Internet

    For Those Using Free Forms From The Internet
    Be careful of what you get. I have said this before but not quite as well as Wiggin & Nourie, P.A. does with its Is LegalZoom Legal?
  • Mar 20

    Prenuptial Agreements Are Good For Family Businesse

    Prenuptial Agreements Are Good For Family Businesse
    If you have a family business then read the following from The Williston Herald, Family roles play a part in farm operation, succession A family death brings questions about new roles: "To help deal with in-laws, Hanson is now a firm believer…
  • Mar 19

    Why Estate Planning?

    Why Estate Planning?
    Give Allinotte Law Office's Do you want to deal with this now or let your family deal with it later? a read. I think the article points out a few things not usually thought of when thinking of estate planning. Both the things needing…
Rank this Week: 818

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

Covers divorce, spousal support and property division in California. By the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford, APC.

http://www.sandiegodivorceattorneysblog.com/
  • May 28

    Types of Expert

    Types of Expert
    In a previous blog, we talked about different classes of experts (Joint, Hired Gun, Review) employed in family law cases.  In this blog, we will talk about the different “types” of experts we use in family law.  Forensic…
  • May 24

    Hiring an Expert in Your Family Law Case

    Hiring an Expert in Your Family Law Case
    Lawyers love to make jokes about how bad we are at math.  Often those jokes include statements like, “if I were good at math I would have become an engineer” or if “I was good at math and science I would be a doctor not…
  • May 21

    Divorce Insurance

    Divorce Insurance
    A new product has just come on the market that may have piqued your interest if you are going through a divorce: Divorce Insurance. That’s right, you read correctly, divorce insurance actually exists! A man named Richard Zizian, a legal…
Rank this Week: 487

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, paternity and legal separation issues. By Doppelt & Forney, a Professional Law Corporation.

http://www.sandiegodivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3265

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

Covers mediation, arbitration and family/divorce law in NJ.

https://www.sannsmediation.com/blog/
  • Oct 5

    Custody of Pets in Divorce? Is the Tide Turning?

    Custody of Pets in Divorce? Is the Tide Turning?
    Pets are owned by 68% of Americans.  I’ve written before about how pets are treated in divorce: as property.  The law in all states looks at your cat, dog, parrot, hamster, snake, etc. no differently than your toaster, house…
  • Aug 7

    Is a NJ Domestic Partnership Equal to Marriage?

    Is a NJ Domestic Partnership Equal to Marriage?
    Before civil unions, same sex couples could enter into a formal arrangement through New Jersey’s Domestic Partnership (DPA) Act/law.  The DPA gave certain rights and obligations to the couple entering the domestic partnership.…
  • Jul 25

    Dealing with an Unwanted Divorce

    Dealing with an Unwanted Divorce
    The Unwanted Divorce In many of the divorces I mediate, it is clear to me that one party wants the divorce far more than the other.  Or certainly, one is further down the road of acceptance than the other.  In NJ, public policy is…
Rank this Week: 957

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

Santa Rosa Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.santarosafamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 5

    Substance Abuse as the Root Cause of a Divorce

    Substance Abuse as the Root Cause of a Divorce
    Are you considering divorcing a spouse who has trouble with substance abuse? Anyone experiencing a divorce can tell you that there are all kinds of mitigating factors that may impact divorce proceedings and outcomes. One particular issue that…
  • Oct 2

    Tax Questions Associated with Divorce

    Tax Questions Associated with Divorce
    Are you considering a divorce, but concerned about the tax implications? It is definitely a good idea to be aware of the financial fallout associated with terminating a marriage. An attorney experienced in family law and divorce can be of…
  • Sep 29

    Spousal/Partner Support Payments in California

    Spousal/Partner Support Payments in California
    Support payments in California. Leaving a marriage can be a difficult decision. It is not made any easier by the financial constraints associated with dividing a household. Living separately is obviously going to cost more, and in many cases…
Rank this Week: 528

Sarieh Law Offices ALC Blog

Sarieh Law Offices ALC Blog

Covers California family law.

http://www.sariehlaw.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Aug 23

    Pet Custody In California

    Pet Custody In California
    Many pet owners treat their dogs and cats almost as if they were children. The law in the state of California, however, does not. What happens to a pet when divorce splits up a family? In a growing number of California divorces, the fate of…
  • Jul 23

    What To Do When You Want a Divorce, But Your Spouse Doesn’t

    What To Do When You Want a Divorce, But Your Spouse Doesn’t
    Getting a divorce in California is always a complicated legal process, and if you want to divorce but your spouse doesn’t, it’s probably going to be even more complicated. In Southern California, if you are divorcing your spouse…
Rank this Week: 2408

SC Family Law

SC Family Law

Discusses South Carolina divorce and family law issues. By Metts Law Firm, LLC.

http://scdivorcelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 24

    What does Joint Custody mean?

    What does Joint Custody mean?
    Joint custody can be defined in many ways and should be detailed in a Custody Order. In many cases, parents share joint custody with one of the parents as the primary custodian. In this case, the child lives primarily with the primary…
  • Jul 9

    Facebook - Friend or Foe?

    Facebook - Friend or Foe?
    As a Divorce lawyer, I have had many clients bring me evidence of a spouse's or opposing party's bad or contradictory behavior obtained from a posting on Facebook. Over the past several months I have come across many cases where a party will…
  • Jul 8

    Is the cost of Divorce too High?

    Is the cost of Divorce too High?
    Who do you think is responsible for the high costs associated with a divorce or custody hearing? Should attorneys offer alternative fee arrangements to hourly billing?
Rank this Week: 3882

Seattle & Tacoma Family Law Blog

Seattle & Tacoma Family Law Blog

Explores family law issues in Washington State and throughout the United States. By Clement Law Center.

http://seattlefamilylawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 22

    Domestic Violence - A Modern Plague

    Domestic Violence - A Modern Plague
    The Federal Way News ran two articles about murder and mania in our fair city, both cases showing graphically how difficult it is to control domestic violence, even of the most brutal and open kind. In this blog post, we'll look at these two…
  • Mar 22

    Domestic Violence

    Domestic Violence
    What would you do if a friend of yours started confiding in you about terrible living conditions at home? She starts out by telling you that she feels horribly misused. Her husband treats her like a servant, and controls all of the family…
  • Mar 16

    The Ten Commandments of Child Support

    The Ten Commandments of Child Support
    You're a responsible, loving, divorced parent. Your children are in the primary custody of your ex spouse. You work hard and pay your child support. One day you open your mail and you get an unexpected love letter from the State Division of…
Rank this Week: 4222

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    Washington Statute of Limitations and Service

    Washington Statute of Limitations and Service
    Personal injury cases are subject to a statute of limitations, and if the injured person does not bring a lawsuit prior to its expiration, he or she will be time-barred from doing so.  Washington car accident attorneys know that…
  • Oct 6

    Jury Access to Inadmissible Evidence Results in New Trial for Washington Criminal Defendant

    Jury Access to Inadmissible Evidence Results in New Trial for Washington Criminal Defendant
    A jury must base its decision on the evidence before the court and may not consider evidence outside the record.  While courts do their best to ensure that juries are properly instructed and not exposed to outside information, jurors…
  • Sep 27

    Washington Parenting Plans and Substantial Changes in Circumstance

    Washington Parenting Plans and Substantial Changes in Circumstance
    The modification of a Washington parenting plan over the other parent’s objection can be difficult.  In fact, there is a presumption against it.  Washington child custody attorneys know that Washington courts have recognized…
Rank this Week: 1736

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Oct 18

    Can a Paternity Test Be Performed Before My Child Is Born?

    Can a Paternity Test Be Performed Before My Child Is Born?
    Yes. But you cannot officially establish your child’s parentage until he or she is born. In other words, though you might know who fathered your unborn child, that man does not have parental rights until the child is born and if you…
  • Oct 11

    Why Are Women More Likely to Initiate Divorce Proceedings than Men?

    Why Are Women More Likely to Initiate Divorce Proceedings than Men?
    Divorces occur between all types of couples for a variety of reasons. Just like no two couples and no two marriages are alike, every divorce is unique in its own way. But this does not mean that there are not measurable patterns and…
  • Oct 5

    The Divorce Mediator’s Job

    The Divorce Mediator’s Job
    If you and your spouse decide to complete the divorce process through mediation, you will work with a divorce mediator to reach an appropriate, equitable divorce settlement. Although many divorce mediators are lawyers, your divorce mediator…
Rank this Week: 1685

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…
Rank this Week: 3354

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/
  • 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…
  • Jan 3

    Examining Changes To The Way We Calculate Missouri Child Support

    Examining Changes To The Way We Calculate Missouri Child Support
    As we have discussed in previous blogs, the method to calculate the presumed child support amount in Missouri Family Courts is dictated by Missouri  Supreme Court Rule and through the use of the  “Form…
Rank this Week: 2250

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer…

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Missouri family law. By Brinkman & Alter, LLC.

http://www.stlouiscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2781

Surrogacy Lawyer

Surrogacy Lawyer

Covers assisted reproduction law and family formation issues, including surrogacy, egg donation, embryo donation and sperm donation. By Stephanie Caballero.

http://surrogacylawyer.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3745

Synorlaw

Synorlaw

Covers family law and estate planning. By the Law Office of Kathryn J. Synor, LLC.

http://www.synorlaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 17

    U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on Same-Sex Marriage

    U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on Same-Sex Marriage
    A decision from the U.S. Supreme Court on same-sex marriage is expected later this month. Judges are eagerly awaiting the ruling that could determine whether gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry or whether state bans against…
  • Apr 24

    Where to start when a loved one die

    Where to start when a loved one die
    Clients often ask me what to do first when a loved one dies. The client is overwhelmed and needs a clear plan of what to do next. Here is a quick checklist to follow to help you in a time … Continue reading →
  • Jul 24

    Kathryn J. Synor is now ranked Top 10 Under 40 attorney for excellence in the field of Family Law for 2014!

    Kathryn J. Synor is now ranked Top 10 Under 40 attorney for excellence in the field of Family Law for 2014!
    Kathryn J. Synor of the Law Office of Kathryn J. Synor, LLC has been selected by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys as nationally ranked Top 10 Under 40 attorney for excellence in the field of Family Law for … Continue…
Rank this Week: 3379

Tampa Divorce and Family Law

Tampa Divorce and Family Law

Covers Florida divorce and family law issues. By The Law Office of William S. Foley, P.A.

http://familylaw.tumblr.com/
  • Apr 4

    Do you need a divorce lawyer in Florida? Do you live out of...

    Do you need a divorce lawyer in Florida? Do you live out of...
    Do you need a divorce lawyer in Florida? Do you live out of state, but need a Florida Divorce Lawyer? We can help you out with that.
  • Apr 4

    What is a collaborative divorce participation agreement?

    What is a collaborative divorce participation agreement?
    What is a collaborative divorce participation agreement? When the whole team is on board for a collaborative divorce (husband and wife, attorneys for each, financial expert, mental health expert and any other experts necessary for resolution)…
  • Apr 4

    Do I need an attorney for a prenuptial agreement?

    Do I need an attorney for a prenuptial agreement?
    Why do I need an attorney for a prenup?Do I need an attorney for a prenuptial agreement? Can’t we just do it ourselves? Simple answer —> NO You should NOT do it on your own. That is something the court is always looking at. In…
Rank this Week: 4234

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Tennessee Attorneys Blog

Covers family and injury law, estate planning and medical malpractice. By Martin Heller Potempa & Sheppard, PLLC.

http://www.tennesseeattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1710

Tennessee Collaborative Divorce…

Tennessee Collaborative Divorce Blog

Covers family law. By Papa & Roberts, PLLC.

http://www.tennesseecollaborativedivorceblog.com/
  • Jun 6

    Upcoming Introductory Collaborative…

    Upcoming Introductory Collaborative Divorce Training The Institute for Family Conflict Resolution (IFCR) is offering a 2-day training program August 24-25, 2017 in Bowling Green, KY. Collaborative Divorce is a problem-solving, client focused…
  • Feb 8

    Advanced Topics in Collaborative Divorce

    Advanced Topics in Collaborative Divorce
    A program on Advanced Topics in Collaborative Divorce will be available from Interdisciplinary Collaborative Divorce Trainers March 11, 2017 in Knoxville, TN.  This interactive, high energy training is designed for family law…
  • Feb 8

    Advanced Topics in Collaborative Divorce

    Advanced Topics in Collaborative Divorce
    A program on Advanced Topics in Collaborative Divorce will be available from Interdisciplinary Collaborative Divorce Trainers March 11, 2017 in Knoxville, TN.  This interactive, high energy training is designed for family law…
Rank this Week: 2526