Abuse. Legal news and articles for August 30 - 31, 2012

Quinns blame their lack of legal funds on IBRCBreakdown of budget cuts to Contra Costa County Superior CourtNew laws make divorce easier for womenUnprecedented civil union unites Brazilian trioQuinn family drops legal teamNew law gives men chance to fight mistaken paternityNew law gives men chance to fight mistaken paternityA fighting chanceThree Partners, Three Parents? New Laws Reflect Changing Family DynamicsLibrary eventsFathers Gain an Ally for San Diego DivorceThree Human Rights Organizations To Address Family Law for Shiite Women at ...Pippa Middleton goes from royal in-law to authorExploring sex and ethnicityFamilies fight for 'Three Strikes' law reform

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Waterford TodayAugust 1, 2012

Two family members refused consent. The High Court granted the Order allowing time for the family to oppose the Order which they didn't. The enactment of the Advanced Healthcare Decisions Bill will introduce mechanisms to deal with scenarios like this ...more »

Family Law Legal Executive of the Year
Family Law NewswatchAugust 2, 2012

The winners will be announced at Family Law Awards ceremony which will be held on 10 October 2012 at the prestigious London Hilton hotel on Park Lane, Mayfair. The ceremony will be hosted by District Judge Nicholas Crichton. Tickets and tables for the ...more »

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Quinns blame their lack of legal funds on IBRC
Irish TimesAugust 31, 2012

Dublin law firm Eversheds yesterday secured leave to apply on Monday for orders permitting them to cease representing the family in all proceedings except the appeal by Seán Quinn Jnr against an order jailing him last July for contempt of court.more »

Breakdown of budget cuts to Contra Costa County Superior Court
San Jose Mercury NewsAugust 31, 2012

Effective Oct. 22, the existing Family Law courtroom at the Arnason Justice Center in Pittsburg will be shut down and the cases will be reassigned from a commissioner to the existing Family Law departments in Martinez. East County residents will have ...more »

New laws make divorce easier for women
Khaleej TimesAugust 31, 2012

On Thursday, Palestinian religious authorities announced sweeping new reforms of local divorce law that make it much easier for a woman to end her marriage. The rules have put the West Bank at the forefront of a movement that is slowly taking hold in ...more »

Unprecedented civil union unites Brazilian trio
CNNAugust 31, 2012

The controversial civil union "is proof that there is a plurality of familiar relations, though not all deserve judicial or legal standing," Rolf Madaleno, director of the Brazilian Institute for Family Law, said in a statement. "The action carried out ...more »

Quinn family drops legal team
Irish TimesAugust 31, 2012

The application by law firm Eversheds was mentioned today to Mr Justice Roderick Murphy at the High Court who directed it would be heard by the court on Monday when it is expected to be consented to by the family. Brian O'Moore SC, for the family, said ...more »

New law gives men chance to fight mistaken paternity
KVUEAugust 31, 2012

“Statistically, there are 128,000 men in Texas who are paying child support for kids who aren't theirs,” said Dennis Fuller, a Dallas attorney who specializes in family law. Consider the case of Reggie Jones, who lives in northwest Harris County. It's ...more »

New law gives men chance to fight mistaken paternity
KHOUAugust 31, 2012

“Statistically, there are 128,000 men in Texas who are paying child support for kids who aren't theirs,” said Dennis Fuller, a Dallas attorney who specializes in family law. Consider the case of Reggie Jones, who lives in northwest Harris County. It's ...more »

A fighting chance
Pasadena WeeklyAugust 30, 2012

In 1996, the Australian government reformed its family law system in an effort to make it “more responsive to families in need and by making it simpler to negotiate appropriate outcomes.” It accomplished this by shifting the focus from litigation as ...more »

Three Partners, Three Parents? New Laws Reflect Changing Family Dynamics
Babble (blog)August 30, 2012

iStock 000002743884XSmall 300x238 Three Partners, Three Parents? New Laws Reflect Changing Family Dynamics In a move that clearly won't draw any controversy or criticism, a Brazilian official has accepted an application for a three-person civil union, ...more »

Library events
San Jose Mercury NewsAugust 30, 2012

Attorney Counseling Evenings-Family Law: A volunteer attorneys will meet with you for a 15-20 minute discussion regarding family law legal issues. First-come, first-served. Sponsored by the Contra Costa Bar Association. Register at the circulation desk ...more »

Fathers Gain an Ally for San Diego Divorce
Sacramento BeeAugust 30, 2012

29, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Goldberg Jones, a family law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of men and fathers, is proud to announce the hiring of attorney Daniel L. Warren. The addition of Warren to the Goldberg Jones legal team highlights the ...more »

Three Human Rights Organizations To Address Family Law for Shiite Women at ...
Bahrain News AgencyAugust 30, 2012

The UPR will also address any documented violations in Bahrain after May 21, 2011, including a complaint filed by the Bahrain Commission for Women`s Rights regarding the Jaffari Court's decision on a family law, and the Commission's rejection of ...more »

Pippa Middleton goes from royal in-law to author
NBCNews.comAugust 30, 2012

“Celebrate: A Year of Festivities for Families and Friends” bills itself as a “seasonal guide to simple and creative entertaining” and contains recipes, crafts, games and tips on entertaining. Story: Pippa kissed by Swedish fan following ski marathon ...more »

Exploring sex and ethnicity
Herald SunAugust 30, 2012

Law, the son of Chinese migrants, says his friends often refer to him as ''gaysian'', combining the two minorities of his sexuality and ethnicity in one handle. After the success of his first book, the memoir The Family Law, the Brisbane author says a ...more »

Families fight for 'Three Strikes' law reform
KGET 17August 30, 2012

Shadden is part of the Bakersfield Families to Amend California's Three Strikes Law (FACTS). The group rallied in downtown Bakersfield on Wednesday at the Liberty Bell to gain support for Proposition 36 on the November ballot. Prop. 36 would reduce ...more »

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