Divorce law blogs & family law blawgs

Guest divorce law blogs and family blawgs from family lawyers, solicitors and legal professionals.

Fault Vs. No Fault Divorce

by RyanD December 12, 2012 Divorce

When people get married, they expect to live happily ever after with the one that they love. While some are fortunate enough to have this happen, the truth is that many marriages in the United States will end in divorce. While divorce is not pleasant for anyone, it is a fact of life that must […]

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Non-Compete and Non-Disclosure for Entrepreneurs, Small Business Owners, Employers and Employees

by foxhovenlaw01 November 22, 2012 Business Law

(US law and general legal information) Contracts are an essential part of doing business. Whether you are signing on new clients, working to build a business from the ground up, or hiring new employees to take your business to the next level, contracts are fundamental to every business transaction. Contract law, a facet of common […]

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How A Pre-nup Works

by RyanD November 22, 2012 Divorce

(Prenups under US law and general info) A prenup agreement, also more formally known as a prenuptial agreement is a legal document that is signed by both parties in a marriage before the wedding. It is designed to forestall fights and lengthy court battles should the couple break up, and though the requirements and limitations […]

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What is the Main Role of Lawyers in Divorce Cases?

by sarahwood October 9, 2012 Divorce

A divorce attorney plays a big role in a divorce case. No matter what type of divorce you are opting for, you can choose the services of an attorney to get a divorce done. If you opt for not using the services of an attorney, you might end up getting undesired outcome of the case. […]

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Will DIY Divorce Papers become standard in Texas?

by MrDivorceOnline October 1, 2012 Divorce

The state Supreme Court of Texas is considering whether to make it easier for low-income Texans to handle simple divorce cases without hiring attorneys. At issue is whether to require all Texas district courts to accept standardized do-it-yourself legal forms in uncontested divorces. While legal representation usually is the ideal way to go, says Chief […]

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Will My Children have to Testify about Custody in my Divorce Case?

by kncatlanta September 20, 2012 Divorce

(US family law) Parents often ask us, “Will my children have to testify?”  Custody cases are emotionally difficult for parents going through a divorce, and they are just as emotionally challenging for the children.  Many parents worry about whether their children will be called to testify.  In some particularly terrible cases, a parent will actually […]

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Determining the Best Interests of Children in Custody Cases

by RyanD September 11, 2012 Divorce

When deciding custody agreements, the standard that is—or should be—used is “the best interests of the child”. Included in the decision of best interests, certain factors are considered and defined by the California Family Code. Sole Custody vs. Joint Custody There are six basic ways that the court may order custody; exclusive sole custody, legal […]

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What Is Legal Separation?

by legalbite August 2, 2012 Divorce

Legal separation is a process where you can legally separate from your spouse but you remain married without some of the normal legal obligations to your spouse. Some people may prefer this option to divorce as they may not want to divorce as it goes against their religious beliefs, or they have not been married […]

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Finalizing Divorce With The Help Of A Lawyer

by nsauser June 29, 2012 Divorce

(US Law) If it has become clear the you that it’s time for you and your spouse to part ways, then you’ve probably strongly considered filing for divorce. Divorce is almost certainly the most common way that people come into personal contact with the legal system, though that doesn’t make it any less intimidating when […]

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When Do Grandparents Get Child Custody?

by Legal Author April 4, 2012 Divorce

Below is a guest family law blog post based on the laws of Canada. Divorce leads to pain not only for the couple involved, but also for the kids. In many cases parents find it easier to move on, while children take a longer time to adjust to the situation. Most commonly child custody is […]

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The Divorce Process Explained

by JoeCMA March 22, 2012 Divorce

Deciding to pursue a divorce can be a daunting challenge, fraught with a range of perils. There are a lot of things to consider, such how the divorce process works, what you’re entitled to and who gets the rights to any children you may have. In order to get a divorce, you will have to […]

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I am looking to divorce my spouse but I am worried about my children, how can I ensure that they are catered for in the divorce?

by ContactLaw November 30, 2011 Divorce

Ensuring that your children remain catered for even after a divorce is handled by the Child Support Agency (CSA). At the time of the petition for divorce, you and your spouse have to agree as to the arrangements for the children. It should be noted that if agreement is not reached it will not prevent […]

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If you have a child with your cohabiting partner do you automatically have parental responsibility?

by ContactLaw November 14, 2011 Cohabitation

A mother will always automatically have parental responsibility for their child. Parental responsibility refers to the bundle of rights and obligations that a parent has towards their child under the law. It is the legal concept of parental responsibility that allows a parent to make decisions on behalf of the child on matters such as […]

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A Decree Nisi was pronounced in my divorce proceedings, but since then no Decree Absolute has been pronounced. What can I do to ensure a Decree Absolute gets pronounced?

by ContactLaw November 4, 2011 Divorce

In divorce law a Decree Nisi tells you that your divorce is almost completed. It is considered as the second last stage to the proceedings of your divorce. The Decree Nisi occurs when either you or your spouse have both completed  an affidavit in front of a family law solicitor and filled in a form […]

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5 Reasons to Guest Blawg

by Legal Author September 13, 2011 Accident Claims

A key component of blogging, guest blogging is, as the term suggests, where a blogger writes as a guest on another blogger’s blog. While this may be obvious, it may not be apparent to some why guest blogging can be useful. Here are 5 reasons why you may wish to increase your own or your […]

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