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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Building a Better Brain through Nutrition

By Trish Krause: Nutritional strategies to boost your brainpower for peak performance both in and out of court.  

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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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Sources and Methods of Discovering Hidden Assets in Matrimonial Cases

By Nicholas G. Himonidis: Digital Evidence is a virtual goldmine for discovering undisclosed assets.  

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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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Same Sex
 

Same-Sex Marriage in the New American South

A look at the treatment of same-sex marriage and the rights of same-sex couples in the southern U.S. states.

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Child Custody
 

K.A.F. v. D.L.M.

A review of the child custody case K.A.F. v. D.L.M. that went through the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division on August 6, 2014.

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Financial Matters
 

The Persistent Problem of “Double Dipping”

Understanding the impact of double dipping in determining alimony payments and division of marital property.

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Child Custody
 

Sanchez v. R.G.L.

A review of the child custody case Sanchez v. R.G.L. that went through the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit on August 1, 2014.

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Same Sex
 

Bostic v. Schaefer

A review of the same-sex marriage case Bostic v. Schaefer that went through the United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit on July 28, 2014.

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Marriage
 

Center for Inquiry, Inc. v. Marion Circuit Court Clerk

A review of the solemnization case Center for Inquiry, Inc. v. Marion Circuit Court Clerk that went through the United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit on July 14, 2014.

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