Category Archives: Family Law

New Jersey Domestic Violence Trends Getting Worse

With all the transparency about domestic violence incidents occurring at an alarming rate, one would think these incidents would begin to decrease rather than increase. Unfortunately, that is not the case. According to the latest report from the New Jersey State Police, domestic violence offenses are up 3 percent from the previous report.  That’s not the only startling statistic. Domestic violence-related homicides have increased by 6 percent from the previous year which had an increase of 16 percent. Of the 52 domestic violence-related homicides, 16 victims were men. The generalization that women are only victims has squarely gone out the window. It keeps getting worse. The number of sexual assaults in domestic violence incidents has increased from 204 to 223. In Atlantic County, reports about domestic violence incidents are scarier than what we have already mentioned so far. The rate of incidents was more than double the state as a whole. There were 17 domestic….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Illinois Divorce FAQ

In this article, we will answer frequently asked questions about Illinois divorce... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Valuation of a Professional Practice in a Divorce in Arizona | Voted “Best of the Valley”

How is a Professional Practice Valued in an Arizona Divorce A divorce can be complicated. A divorce in Arizona can become substantially more complicated when one of the spouses has a professional practice. Attorneys, doctors, dentists, mental health professionals and the like may all have a professional practice that has a value. Some or all […] The post Valuation of a Professional Practice in a Divorce in Arizona | Voted “Best of the Valley” appeared first on Scottsdale Arizona Family Law & Divorce Attorneys... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Help Your Client Be More Comfortable With Mediation

The purpose of this post is to give attorneys a template that can be provided to their clients prior to mediation, to make the client more comfortable during mediation and let them know what to expect.    The attorney will need to modify this form to reflect the actual type of mediation and mediator you’re using. Dear _______________ [Client] As you know, we are scheduled for mediation with __________[name] on __________ [date].  His office is located at _________________and parking is available at _______________.  We are scheduled to start at 9:00 am and will continue until at least 5:00 p.m. in an attempt to settle all issues in your case. I’ve include a few of the most common questions about what will happen on your mediation day below, but please let me know about any other questions or concerns you have about the mediation.  I want you to be as comfortable as possible with this process so we have the best chance of resolving issues….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Illinois Child Support Frequently Asked Questions | Child Support FAQ

In this article, we will answer frequently asked questions about child support in Illinois... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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