Family Law

Family law is an area of the law that deals with family-related matters and domestic relations, including: marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnerships; adoption and surrogacy child abuse and child abduction the termination of relationships and ancillary matters, including divorce, annulment, property settlements, alimony, child custody and visitation, child support and alimony awards. juvenile adjudication paternity testing and paternity fraudThis list is not exhaustive and varies depending on jurisdiction. In many jurisdictions in the United States, the family courts see the most crowded dockets.
Posts about Family Law
  • 7 Things You Should Know About Oregon Family Law

    …, it can also be a double edged sword. The reason is, most people prefer to settle their case outside of court. That is much easier to do if your divorce attorney can tell you with good certainty (as they can with issues like property division or child support), exactly what the judge is likely to order. With the issue of parenting time, it’s often…

    Brasier Law- 16 readers -
  • The Power of Mediation During a Divorce

    … isn’t necessarily final. Both sides can appeal a court’s decision. With mediation, there is no chance of an appeal. Also, if you would like to modify your agreement at some point in the future, your mediator can assist you through that process. Because your mediator already knows everything about your case and family they can help to quickly solve…

    The Law Office of Jeremy Howe- 18 readers -
  • Protecting Your Small Business During Divorce

    … to the judge to decide what is fair. So there is a whole spectrum to walk in presenting your case to your judge if you want to ask for your business to be excluded from the valuation of your marital property. Tom Brasier is an experienced family law attorney at Brasier Law, a Portland, Oregon law firm specializing in divorce, custody, and restraining…

    Brasier Law- 11 readers -
  • 4 Ways Newport RI Legal Mediation Can Help You With Family Law Issues

    … Family law can be long, stressful and confusing. It’s difficult to comprehend the law when going through an expensive divorce. However, there may be an easier way to tackle the subject. Considering Newport RI legal mediation can alleviate the density of courtroom proceedings while finding a solution that benefits everyone involved — including…

    The Law Office of Jeremy Howe- 23 readers -
  • Immediate Danger Temporary Custody Orders

    … poses such a threat, by what we family law attorneys call “a preponderance of the evidence”. In simple terms, this means you need to convince the judge that it is “more likely than not” that what you’re saying is true. In other words, if you can convince the judge that it is 51% likely you are telling the truth and the danger exists, and 49% likely…

    Brasier Law- 21 readers -
  • Words from Simon: What Employers Need to Know about Family Law

    … Last month, we introduced you to our extended family, Connect Family Law, a boutique law firm doing family law a new way. This month, we thought we’d continue the theme and share some things we’ve learned from the Connect team about the intersection of family law and the workplace. While the connection between the two might not seem clear…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ 24 readers -
  • Mediation Tools for Family Success

    … A divorce can rip a family apart. The process often leads to bitter fighting between spouses. The issues of dividing assets and splitting custody of children produces a lot of hostility. And the goal of one or more of the parties involved is often to simply punish the spouse they are splitting from. If you feel that divorce is the best or only…

    The Law Office of Jeremy Howe- 15 readers -
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