Same-Sex Marriage in the New American South

By Robert Miller: Southern jurisprudence is at the forefront of protecting the rights of same-sex couples.  

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The Persistent Problem of “Double Dipping”

By Shannon Pratt and Alina Niculita: Double dipping occurs when the same asset is considered both a marital asset (for property division) and a source of income (to determine alimony payments).

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Is your Family Law Practice Primed for Success?

By Dan Couvrette: Failing to plan is planning to fail; do you have a plan to secure the future of your family law business? Answering these seven questions will let you know whether you’re on the road to a successful future; if not, here are seven ways to help you get on track.

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Stress Management Tips to Keep Ahead in a Competitive Market

By Carolyn Ellis: Chronic unmanaged stress can make you unfocused, cranky, and burned out. These simple stress management tips can help improve your bottom line as well as your physical and emotional health.  

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Using Technology When the Other Side is Pro Se

By Joshua Lenon: When the opposing party is a pro se litigant, family law attorneys can minimize disruption to court proceedings through the use of technology that fosters open information and communication for both sides.  

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Dealing With Digital Detractors – A New Ethics Trap for Divorce Lawyers

By John Browning: Gone are the days of inconspicuous client relations. Today’s consumer can publicly critique every company or professional – including attorneys – online. How you respond to digital detractors can either land you in trouble, or help restore your reputation.

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Can Difficult Clients Learn Decision-Making Skills?

By Michelle Jensen and Bill Eddy: The benefits of encouraging difficult clients to learn self-management and decision-making skills.  

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Client Relations
 

Can Difficult Clients Learn Decision-Making Skills?

Encouraging clients who are going through divorce to develop decision-making skills can simplify their life as well as the law case.

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Work/Life Balance
 

Stress Management Tips to Keep Ahead in a Competitive Market

Stress management tips for legal professionals who want to gain a competitive edge.

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Alimony
 

Krupinski v. Krupinski

A review of the alimony case Krupinski v. Krupinski that went through the New Jersey Appellate Division on Sept. 9, 2014.

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Agreements
 

Maeker v. Ross

A review of the agreements case Maeker v. Ross that went through the New Jersey Supreme Court on Sept. 25, 2014.

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Same Sex
 

Baskin v. Bogan, Wolf v. Walker

A review of the same-sex cases Baskin v. Bogan, Wolf v. Walker that went through the United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit on Sept. 4, 2014.

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Child Custody
 

Seaman v. Peterson

A review of the child custody case Seaman v. Peterson that went through the United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit on Sept. 5, 2014.

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Editorial Submissions
 

Call for Submissions: Advice for Family Lawyers (Part 2)

Family Lawyer Magazine is working on an article featuring advice from non-legal divorce professionals. We need tips to help family lawyers offer better service to (and produce better results for) their clients; from your perspective as a professional working in this area, if there were one piece of advice you could give to a divorce lawyer to improve his/her service or chances of winning a case, what would it be?

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Marketing Your Firm
 

Is your Family Law Practice Primed for Success?

The CEO of Divorce Marketing Group offers advice to help family law firms better market their services for business success.

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Asset Division
 

Dividing The Empire: The Intricacies Of Divorce Settlements

It is possible to calculate a divorce settlement by hand, but why bother? Family law software makes the process faster, easier, and more accurate.

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Technology
 

Using Technology When the Other Side is Pro Se

Advice for lawyers using technology in a family law case against a pro se party.

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