Tag Archives: Defined

Illinois Divorce: Quick Tip: Parental Alienation / Estrangement Defined

When a child is resistant to seeing a parent, the reasons can be reduced to two basic phenomena: alienation or estrangement. Alienation refers to a child’s resistance or refusal to see a once loved parent, typically within the context of … Continue reading

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DE FACTO PARENT DEFINED; THIRD PARTY CHILD CUSTODY STATUTE

The third party custody statute in DC enables an initial filing or intervention by the third party in the ongoing proceeding under the following conditions: THIRD PARTY CUSTODY I. A parent who has provided primary care of the child for … Continue reading

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Defined Benefit Retirement Plans contrasted with Defined Contribution Retirement Plans for New York State public employees

Defined Benefit Retirement Plans contrasted with Defined Contribution Retirement Plans for New York State public employees Source:"Passing The Pension Bomb by EJ McMahon and Josh Barro, published by the Empire Center for New York State Policy [SR8-11] In their "white … Continue reading

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Florida Criminal Law: How Is Theft Defined by the Florida Statutes?

Defining theft in Florida is a matter for the state legislature. Investigating the crime and gathering evidence to show a theft was committed is the job of the Sheriff's office (i.e. Jacksonville Sheriff's Office). Enforcing the law, or prosecuting the … Continue reading

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Dissipation of Marital Property Defined By Court of Appeals

Judge Murphy has written an opinion in Omayaka v.Omayaka that provides Maryland Divorce Attorneys with a useful guideline in any dispute over dissipation of marital property. Prior precedent on this topic has been limited to the Court of Special Appeals. … Continue reading

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