2093 ABA Journal Family Law articles.
A lawyer who successfully sought to overturn Arkansas’ gay-marriage ban has filed a defamation suit against her co-counsel that argues he denigrated her work and wrongly accused her of inflating her work hours.
Oct 11, 2018 9:00 AM CDT
A Northern Texas federal district court struck down portions of the Indian Child Welfare Act last Thursday, finding that the disputed sections violate the Fifth Amendment’s equal protection guarantee by mandating racial preferences.
Oct 10, 2018 10:00 AM CDT
A Troutman Sanders associate has sued his former fiancée for return of a 4-carat engagement ring that cost about $100,000.
Ryan Strasser filed the suit Monday in Washington, D.C.,…
Sep 26, 2018 11:17 AM CDT
A Connecticut attorney reportedly released a former client’s psychiatric records in an online court filing because he was mad that she sued him for malpractice following his representation in a…
Sep 18, 2018 9:49 AM CDT
A district judge in Iowa has vacated a couple’s divorce decree because it was ghostwritten by a lawyer without the knowledge of opposing counsel.
District Judge Jeffrey Neary said Thursday…
Sep 14, 2018 9:13 AM CDT
Andrew Schmidt owns the oldest law firm in Marathon County, Wisconsin, with a large family law practice. He realized his law license works both ways, to start marriages as well as end them.
Sep 1, 2018 2:50 AM CDT
Billie Tarascio is experimenting on her law firm for the profession’s greater good.
Sep 1, 2018 2:25 AM CDT
A series of surveys on violence against lawyers shows that family lawyers face disproportionate amounts of threats and violence compared to other lawyers. Almost all lawyers in the 27 states surveyed said they’d received some kind of threat or experienced violence. But the rate for family lawyers was higher.
Sep 1, 2018 1:10 AM CDT
Bonnie Foerster and Beverly Grossaint were legally married last week about three months after Groissant’s death at 82.
Foerster, 74, told the Salt Lake Tribune she is “numb from…
Aug 29, 2018 6:00 AM CDT
The first paralegal practitioners in Utah are expected to be licensed in 2019, making the state the second to license nonlawyers to practice law.
New rules regulating paralegal practitioners…
Aug 7, 2018 9:04 AM CDT
Probate judges in at least seven Alabama counties refuse to issue marriage licenses to any couples, same-sex or heterosexual, so lawmakers may abolish licenses altogether. Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri and Montana have similar proposals.
Jul 1, 2018 1:50 AM CDT
A 41-year-old divorce lawyer in Cartersville, Georgia, was shot and killed Wednesday.
Jun 21, 2018 12:52 PM CDT
: A Philadelphia family court judge who repeatedly interrupted a lawyer and frequently noted the late hour violated the due process rights of three children when she removed them from the home of their mother, a Pennsylvania appeals court has ruled.
Jun 12, 2018 7:10 AM CDT
Separating asylum-seeking mothers from their children is brutal, offensive and a violation of the due process clause, according to a federal judge in San Diego.
Jun 7, 2018 3:32 PM CDT
Police in Arizona have identified divorce litigant Dwight Lamon Jones as the suspect who killed six people in the Phoenix area before he fatally shot himself Monday morning at an extended-stay hotel in Scottsdale.
Jun 5, 2018 10:34 AM CDT
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