Legal Presumptions and Legislated Guidelines in Relocation Cases

By Ken Nathens: Guidelines for move-away cases are subjective and lead to further litigation because of the uncertainty of the law.

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The Servicemember’s Civil Relief Act and the Family Lawyer

By Karen Robbins: The Servicemember’s Civil Relief Act has many provisions and protections that can complicate or delay a divorce case.

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Choose Your Strategic Partners Wisely

By Scott Evans: By taking strategic simple steps at the beginning of the negotiating process, divorce professionals can empower themselves with specified knowledge by choosing their team of strategic partners wisely.    

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Family Lawyers Reflect on Making a Difference and Maintaining Work-Life Balance

We recently connected with four distinguished and celebrated family lawyers: Barbara Handschu, David Lee, Mike McCurley and Grier Raggio. We asked each of them to share their experiences, insights and tips on everything from achieving a healthy work-life balance, launching a successful practice, fighting for human rights, to helping save the environment.    

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The Many Benefits of Hiring a Parenting Consultant

By Plinio Garcia: The benefits of referring your client to a parenting consultant can be immeasurably valuable, especially during custody disputes.  

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QDRO Pitfalls and Assessing Present Value Calculations

Mark Altschuler is the President of Pension Analysis Consultants Inc and is well versed in the complex arena of equitable distribution and marital dissolution matters.    

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Why Your Law Firm Needs a “Responsive” Website Now!

By Martha Chan: A responsive website will automatically adjust itself so it displays well on all devices, regardless of the size of the screen. This latest technology can bring you more business.    

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Editorial Submissions
 

Call for Submissions: Reforming the Legal System

Family Lawyer Magazine seeks your ideas about how to improve or reform the legal system when it comes to divorce in your state or province. if we accept your submission, we’ll include your name and where you practice with your solution.

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Call for Submissions: Crazy Divorce Decisions Your Clients Have Made

Family Lawyer Magazine will be publishing an article on the most ridiculous requests/behaviors/sticking points family law attorneys have seen in their divorce practice. We are asking for your submissions.

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Technology
 

Why Your Law Firm Needs a “Responsive” Website Now!

A responsive website will automatically adjust itself so it displays well on all devices regardless of the size of the screen. This latest technology can bring you more business.

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Case Reviews
 

Hillman v. Maretta

A review of the life insurance case Hillman v. Maretta that went through the U.S. Supreme Court in June 2013.

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Managing Your Firm
 

Overcoming the Top Five Billing Challenges

Solutions to the top five billing challenges faced by modern family law practices.

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Latest Family Law News
 

Cellphone Privacy: Cellphone Info is Off Limits

Until cellphone law and the right of others to access your data – which you may think is inviolate – develops further, we are all in a pinch.

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A.R.T.
 

International Assisted Reproductive Technology and U.S. Citizenship

The question of whether citizenship will transmit to children born outside of the U.S. remains an important issue for your clients to consider when choosing to make assisted reproductive technology arrangements abroad. By Leslie Schreiber, Lawyer and Counsellor The United States fosters a positive environment for assisted reproductive technology arrangements (or ART). Nevertheless, there may

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Mediation
 

The Advantages of Divorce Co-Mediation

Divorce co-mediation is a viable alternative to litigation for clients who want to avoid the rigidity, stress, and confusion that can be associated with traditional negotiation tactics.

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Financial Matters
 

An Interview with Business Valuator & Forensic Accountant Kim Onisko

We interviewed Kim Onisko, a recognized authority in business valuation and forensic accounting, and the Audit and Forensic Accounting Partner with the Long Beach firm of Onisko & Scholz, LLP.

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Protecting your Client’s Assets in a Divorce Using a DAPT

How to Protect your Client's Assets in a Divorce Using a Domestic Asset Protection Trust (DAPT)

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