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Trump family law firm may lease space in new GW-owned developmentA Lawyer Behind The Government's Family Law Trial Also Owns A Private Arbitration CompanyOrlando Family Law Attorney Richard West Receives Best Lawyer RecognitionOrlando Family Law Attorney Richard West Receives Best Lawyer RecognitionProgress on family law changesThe VLW Digital Edition – Family Law B SectionFamily Law in VirginiaFamily Law Attorney, Lisa McDevitt, Comments on Potential Termination of Alimony in Virginia at Retirement AgeAsk Amy: We want to bar her from venting on FacebookFamily-law firm forges new LGBT partnershipLeading family-law firm forges new LGBT partnershipPresident calls for the de-linking of divorce and money claimsFamily Justice Council: applications invited from Children's Services Assistant Director/Head of ServiceFriends, family, law enforcement gather to honor fallen Kirkersville police chiefDo I need a lawyer? Does he have a case?

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Calls in Cooks to prioritise Family Law Bill
Radio New ZealandMay 1, 2017

Ms Brown said violence in all forms was unacceptable and the Family Law Bill needs to be enacted to ensure there is zero tolerance for perpetrators of violence. She said the Bill had been sitting in Parliament since 2013 and has not been passed because ...more »

Top of the List: Family law practices
Columbus Business FirstMay 4, 2017

One of the top family law practices in Central Ohio closed 150 cases last year, helping clients with everything from step parent adoptions to property division and mediation. There other top firm (second to last slide because there was a tie) has more ...more »

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Trump family law firm may lease space in new GW-owned development
GW Hatchet (subscription)May 31, 2017

A law firm that represents at least two members of President Donald Trump's family may move into the planned GW-owned development at 2100 Pennsylvania Ave. WilmerHale, the fourth largest law firm in D.C., is in talks with real estate developer Boston ...more »

A Lawyer Behind The Government's Family Law Trial Also Owns A Private Arbitration Company
BuzzFeed NewsMay 30, 2017

The $12.7 million trial would see family disputes being resolved by parents who are self-represented, assisted by family lawyers, psychologists, social workers and child development experts. Professor Parkinson's paper suggested “a pilot program ...more »

Orlando Family Law Attorney Richard West Receives Best Lawyer Recognition
BenzingaMay 24, 2017

Attorney Richard West, founder of the West Family Law Group, was recently named one of the Best Lawyers in Orlando in the category of Family Law, and was featured in Orlando magazine. "I appreciate the recognition from such a respected source as Best ...more »

Orlando Family Law Attorney Richard West Receives Best Lawyer Recognition
PR Web (press release)May 24, 2017

Attorney Richard West, founder of the West Family Law Group, was recently named one of the Best Lawyers in Orlando in the category of Family Law, and was featured in Orlando magazine. “I appreciate the recognition from such a respected source as Best ...more »

Progress on family law changes
NEWS.com.auMay 24, 2017

On budget night, the Turnbull government announced it would change the law to protect victims of family violence from the trauma of coming face-to-face with alleged perpetrators for cross-examination in court. The changes will allow victims to have a ...more »

The VLW Digital Edition – Family Law B Section
Virginia Lawyers WeeklyMay 23, 2017

The VLW Digital Edition – Family Law B Section (access required). By: Jordan Bondurant May 23, 2017. Read the mobile version Read a previous edition To view in full-screen mode, click the .icon. Subscribe; Login ...more »

Family Law in Virginia
Virginia Lawyers WeeklyMay 23, 2017

Content sponsored by: Barnes & Diehl is pleased to present you with insights and expertise in family law. It appears as a special section in the May 22 edition of Virginia Lawyers Weekly. Which type of ADR is best in a family law case? By A. Brakke ...more »

Family Law Attorney, Lisa McDevitt, Comments on Potential Termination of Alimony in Virginia at Retirement Age
Law Firm Newswire (press release)May 23, 2017

Fairfax, VA (Law Firm Newswire) May 23, 2017 – Over 35 years ago, Virginia adopted permanent alimony, or spousal support. Under Virginia statute 20-61, a spouse who receives alimony can prosecute a paying spouse who is unable to pay, thus compelling ...more »

Ask Amy: We want to bar her from venting on Facebook
The Mercury NewsMay 22, 2017

Your daughter-in-law might believe (naively, of course) that she is talking to her friends when she vents about family matters on FB. But (if her posts are public), when she posts on Facebook she is talking not only to her friends, but to their friends ...more »

Family-law firm forges new LGBT partnership
Windy City TimesMay 22, 2017

It was a partnership the firm celebrated with a reception and Continuing Education (CLE) course that presented May 16 attendees at the Chicago loop's River Roast restaurant with the latest challenges in LGBT family law and the strategies Schiller ...more »

Leading family-law firm forges new LGBT partnership
Windy City TimesMay 21, 2017

It was a partnership the firm celebrated with a cocktail reception and Continuing Education ( CLE ) course that presented May 16 attendees at the Chicago loop's River Roast restaurant with the latest challenges in LGBT family law and the strategies ...more »

President calls for the de-linking of divorce and money claims
Family Law WeekMay 21, 2017

(4) Ancillary relief is only one of the various types of financial remedy that are dealt with in family courts; others (see the definition in FPR 2.3) include claims under Part III of the Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984, claims under ...more »

Family Justice Council: applications invited from Children's Services Assistant Director/Head of Service
Family Law WeekMay 21, 2017

A vacancy has arisen on the Family Justice Council for a Children's Services Assistant Director/Head of Service. The successful applicant will have substantial experience in the field of local authority children's services, with particular emphasis on ...more »

Friends, family, law enforcement gather to honor fallen Kirkersville police chief
MyDaytonDailyNewsMay 20, 2017

Local law enforcement officers are paying their respects to a fallen Ohio police chief killed in a nursing home shooting outside of Columbus last week. 4 people, including Kirkersville Police Chief Steven DiSario, were killed when 43-year-old Thomas ...more »

Do I need a lawyer? Does he have a case?
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)May 20, 2017

Q: My husband and I have a 27 years old autistic son, I took care of him until he was 18 years old. He has been living with my husband since then. My husband wants to get divorce now and hired a lawyer to sue me for child support. My son receives SS ...more »

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