Read Family Law updates, news, and legal commentary from leading lawyers and law firms:
What is an appeal and how do I know if I should appeal?
What is a petition for dissolution of marriage and what does it mean to serve the petition?
How long will it take for my divorce to be final and how much will it cost?
What is spousal maintenance and how is it determined in Arizona?
Protecting Separate Property in Arizona: Basic Principles
How Can I Make the Most Out of the First Meeting?
Can I appeal my divorce case?
Civilized Divorce through Mediation
Yours, Mine and Ours (not yet!): An Update on the Patentability of Human Genes
Same-Sex Marriage Cases in 90 Seconds
Tom Cruise's Divorce Lawyer: Money Motivates Quick Settlements
Allen Matkins Sponsors CASA Hispanic Advisory Council Art Workshop for Kids
One of the more important issues in a divorce proceeding is identifying and dividing community and separate property. The task of asset identification and location may have been made both easier and more complex at the same...more
You may not have heard of the think tank called the American Public Policy Alliance (APPA), or its “American Laws for American Courts” initiative, which “was crafted to protect American citizens’ constitutional rights against...more
The Illinois Supreme Court has posted its docket for the impending January term, and the Court will hear argument in five civil cases.
Further to the series on interim remedies, Global Head of Litigation, Phillip Kite outlines the available options for injunctions in aid of foreign divorce proceedings. This area has expanded in recent years, in particular...more
Norinder v. Fuentes, No. 10-2753 (7th Cir. 2011), is the rare case in federal court, and even rarer in the federal appellate system, to address custody issues. The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child...more
Disclosure orders constitute a very important weapon for the tracking down and recovery of assets. As such, they are an important area in both the Commercial Court and the High Court, in the latter case because there seems to...more
The Czech employment agencies were long ago warned by the European Commission and other Member States that they interpreted the term "residence" to broad. This would lead to abuse of the whole social system. (Czech nationals...more
The United States Supreme Court ruled that an order prohibiting the removal of a child from a country without the non-custodial parent's consent is enforceable under an international child abduction treaty.
In Abbott v....more
In the litigation captioned In Re the Marriage of Natalija and Nikolai Solomon Lyustiger, 2009 DJDAR 14245 (2009) the Third District Court of Appeal decided an action based on the Uniform Foreign Money-Judgments Recognition...more