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2014 New Family Laws

Some years, family law is chock full of new laws both from the courts and from the legislature. But, not this year; 2013 was more of a blip than a bang for family law. Here are some of the highlights of the more interesting...more

Child Safety May Be Tipping Point In Custody Actions

It should come as no surprise that when courts consider the amount of time a child spends with each parent, domestic violence weighs heavily in the balance. With 20 percent of all homicides in the state resulting from...more

A Sense of Security with Orders of Protection in Arizona

Going through a divorce or a dispute in your personal life can be stressful, especially if you fear the safety of yourself and loved ones. Orders of protection are one way you can protect you and your family if you feel...more

Fighting Domestic Violence Charges

Former New York Jets linebacker Bryan Thomas made the news recently when he and his wife were charged for domestic violence stemming from an incident at their home in March. Recently, the charges were dismissed after the...more

Out of Harm’s Way: Domestic Violence and Divorce

Divorce can be an extremely emotional experience, fraught with sadness, anger and even a sense of helplessness. These feelings are exacerbated for someone who has been the victim of domestic violence. If you are the victim...more

Dealing With Dangerous Divorce Tactics

Evidence of domestic violence can tip the scales in a child custody dispute. Florida family courts have an obligation to put the safety and well-being of the child first and will likely curtail the rights of an abusive...more

What Happens When One Spouse Contests the Divorce?

Chad Johnson, wide receiver who played for several NFL teams, is a free agent—professionally and personally. Evelyn Lozado got the divorce she wanted and the Miami Dolphins withdrew their offer of a roster spot. The...more

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