Divorce

  • Medfield Divorce Lawyer attends Family Law Conference

    “I highly recommend Stephen McDonough. I worked with Stephen McDonough for my divorce mediation and was completely satisfied. He clearly explained the process from start to finish, but kept it from feeling overwhelming by focusing on one step at a time. He was always professional, but at the same time his sense of humor and easy manner kept the atmosphere as light and comforta ...

    7 readers - Stephen Mcdonough/ Next Phase Legal
  • Can False Abuse Allegations Affect Custody?

    Can False Abuse Allegations Affect Custody? You bet. There are plenty of cases where one parent decides to allege that the other abuses their children, whether it is verbal, emotional, physical, or even sexual. Many times these allegations are untrue, unfounded, and designed to simply force a party to give in.

    6 readers - TexasFamilyLawyers
    • Do Expensive Weddings Have Higher Divorce Rates?

      According to a study by Emory University, expensive weddings have a higher likelihood of ending in divorce. While this could be good news for couples that opted to save money on their wedding plans, it might not be good news for the ones who splurged on extravagant ceremonies. The study involved the results of a 5-minute Internet survey, which was filled out by 3,370 United States citizens.
      5 readers - Shannon Blanchard/ LawInfo Blog
    • Divorce Can Tragically End Your Biglaw Practice

      Michael Allen Ed. note: This is the latest installment in a series of posts Lateral Link’s team of expert contributors. Michael Allen is Managing Principal at Lateral Link, focusing exclusively on partner placements with Am Law 200 clients. When an Am Law 50 partner filed for divorce in 2010, she had no idea she was ending not only her marriage, but also her tenure as a Biglaw partner.
      4 readers - Above the Law

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    • Estate Planning Gotchas During a Divorce

      … A scenario commonly encountered within estate planning is when an individual dies while negotiating a separation agreement with their spouse, or when in the midst of divorce proceedings. While a divorce order will void specific bequests to a spouse, merely initiating negotiations or proceedings will not. Married couples typically plan to leave…

      1 readers - Marsha Tesar/ Wisconsin Estate Planning
    • How to Put Your Divorce in Perspective

      … How to Put Your Divorce in Perspective “Eat a live frog first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day.”—Mark Twain Subscribe No related posts. This entry was posted on Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 12:19 pm and is filed under Divorce. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. …

      2 readers - James J. Gross/ Maryland Divorce Legal Crier
    • Law Firm Uses Puppet As Pitchman And This Feels Like An Acid Trip

      … for Salt Lake City law firm Schmidt & Gladstone still kicking around on YouTube. Schmidt & Gladstone are relatively well-regarded SLC divorce lawyers. Today they have a bland — but safe — commercial that takes my pet peeve one step further and superimposes lawyers in front of books. In case you ever imagined what it would look like if George…

      1 readers - Joe Patrice/ Above the Law
    • Divorce Can Tragically End Your Biglaw Practice

      … the court to issue an earnings assignment order that was quashed as the court found she had paid all the spousal support on time. Nonetheless, as word of the order spread to several partners, sympathy was quickly replaced with indignation among those who took the order as an indication of a failure to comply with a court order. Fayer explains…

      4 readers - Above the Law
    • Can My Spouse Prevent Me From Getting A Divorce By Ignoring It?

      … your head” and pretending that your spouse is not seeking a divorce is not a successful strategy. The divorce will eventually be granted. Dis-engagement from the process will prevent the divorce, but will probably only result in the other spouse incurring higher legal fees and being more resentful Image Couresty of Wikimedia Commons (Licensed) by Sander Van Der Wel …

      1 readers - Daniel Clement/ New York Divorce Report
    • How to Break the News of Divorce to Your Kids

      … to representing divorce and family law clients in the Houston and Austin areas. Latest posts by Scott Morgan (see all) How to Break the News of Divorce to Your Kids - October 22, 2014 Facebook and Divorce – Interview on Fox News - June 19, 2014 Your Income Tax Return and the Child Dependency Exemption - May 21, 2014 …

      1 readers - Scott Morgan/ Morgan Law Firm Divorce Blog
    • U.S. Supreme Court Hands Another Win to Gay Marriage Activists

      …, Indiana, and Wisconsin. The new decision means that before long, 30 of the 50 states in the United States will allow gay marriage. The states affected by the recent Supreme Court decision include Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, Kansas, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Alaska. Kansas and Oklahoma share a Circuit Court…

      1 readers - Sonoma County Lawyer Blog
    • Medfield Divorce Lawyer attends Family Law Conference

      … “I highly recommend Stephen McDonough. I worked with Stephen McDonough for my divorce mediation and was completely satisfied. He clearly explained the process from start to finish, but kept it from feeling overwhelming by focusing on one step at a time. He was always professional, but at the same time his sense of humor and easy manner kept…

      7 readers - Stephen Mcdonough/ Next Phase Legal
    • Man Says Wife Is Possessed by a Genie in Divorce

      … There are many reasons cited for divorces in the United States -- from Facebook, to cheating, to disagreements over spending habits -- but a recent reason cited by a husband in Dubai seems to take the cake. According to court documents, a man was granted a divorce by a Dubai court due to his assertion that his wife had been possessed…

      3 readers - Shannon Blanchard/ LawInfo Blog
    • A Whole Lot of Process Going On

      …The most common question I get (after how much can I get in child support) is "How long does this take." The answer does not make people happy. Court processes are not quick things. The court wants to make sure everyone involved has adequate notice, then plenty of time to prepare the case. There is guarantee to a speedy trial in a family law case…

      1 readers - Divorce Field
    • Divorce for Men

      … One of the popular marketing strategies for family law firms throughout San Diego County is promoting "divorce for men". From billboards to newspaper ads and firm websites, many law firms advertise a focus on "husbands and fathers" and protecting their rights. "Men's rights" is an issue that many litigants associate with divorces, custody…

      1 readers - San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog
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