Divorce & Separation. Legal news and articles for April 12 - 17, 2017

DAP: Were marriage-divorce law amendments 'traded' for Act 355?Financial Strategies, Advice for Negotiating the BreakupBevin signs shared parenting lawThose who misuse triple talaq will face social boycott, says AIMPLBWhat Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner's Unusual Divorce Filing Says About Their SplitRyan Giggs divorce: ex-footballer to argue his genius before high courtAmicable Divorce: Not Always an Oxymoron (just ask Ben & Jen)Amicable Divorce: Not Always an Oxymoron (just ask Ben & Jen)Sharia Councils and Sexual Abuse in BritainTriple talaq: Muslim law board should take cues from divorce rules in 22 'Islamic nations', not delay reformsWheaton Divorce Attorney Named 2017 Elite LawyerThe £64m divorce that shows English courts recognise each spouse's role in a marriageNew child-custody law lets Ky. children win with shared parentingLawyer in the law library: Divorce and CustodyUsername or email:

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Sharia Councils and Sexual Abuse in Britain
Gatestone InstituteApril 14, 2017

This ritual, which is considered a misinterpretation of Islamic sharia law even by extremist Shi'ites and Saudi-style Salafists, is practiced by certain Islamic sects, such as Hanafis, Barelvis and Deobandis. When a husband repeats the Arabic word for ...more »

Wait to get divorced would be cut in half under legislation advanced by Louisiana House panel
The AdvocateApril 18, 2017

House Bill 136 would restore Louisiana law to the way it was before 2006, said Andrea Carroll, a law professor at LSU. She also is part of the Louisiana State Law Institute section that reviews family law and proposed returning to a 180-day waiting ...more »

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DAP: Were marriage-divorce law amendments 'traded' for Act 355?
Free Malaysia TodayApril 17, 2017

PETALING JAYA: DAP has suggested that MIC and MCA made a compromise deal with Umno by agreeing to the deferment of amendments to the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 (LRA) in exchange for the government not tabling PAS' shariah ...more »

Financial Strategies, Advice for Negotiating the Breakup
Crain's Chicago BusinessApril 17, 2017

Divorce is a financial shock for most couples; for executives and other high-net-worth individuals, the stakes are higher. Crain's Custom Media turned to three Chicago-based professionals — two family law attorneys and a wealth management advisor ...more »

Bevin signs shared parenting law
The IndependentApril 17, 2017

Shared parenting allows parents to form joint decisions including medical, religious, educational and other activities. It also allows them to equally split their time caring for the child or children. The new law is also supported by an overwhelming ...more »

Those who misuse triple talaq will face social boycott, says AIMPLB
The HinduApril 16, 2017

Mr. Hasan said there was a lot of “misconception” about Muslim personal law and norms for divorce due to “lack of correct of information.” Elaborating on the threat of social boycott, Kamal Farooqui, senior executive board member, said it would involve ...more »

What Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner's Unusual Divorce Filing Says About Their Split
PEOPLE.comApril 15, 2017

That's a way of keeping their case extra-private as well as signifying it's amicable, says Peter M. Walzer, an L.A. certified family law specialist who's not involved with their divorce. “In most cases, because celebrities don't want the public to see ...more »

Ryan Giggs divorce: ex-footballer to argue his genius before high court
The GuardianApril 15, 2017

“No judge likes the idea of people spending huge amounts to legally brag about their own self-imagined genius,” said David Ruck, a partner and divorce specialist at law firm Gordon Dadd. “The courts are very reluctant to describe what a special ...more »

Amicable Divorce: Not Always an Oxymoron (just ask Ben & Jen)
Huffington PostApril 14, 2017

What exactly is Collaborative Divorce? In North Carolina, where I practice, Collaborative Law itself is something that is provided by North Carolina General Statute. The statute states that Collaborative Law is “a procedure in which a husband and wife ...more »

Amicable Divorce: Not Always an Oxymoron (just ask Ben & Jen)
Huffington PostApril 14, 2017

What exactly is Collaborative Divorce? In North Carolina, where my firm is based, Collaborative Law itself is something that is provided by North Carolina General Statute. The statute states that Collaborative Law is “a procedure in which a husband and ...more »

Sharia Councils and Sexual Abuse in Britain
Gatestone InstituteApril 14, 2017

This ritual, which is considered a misinterpretation of Islamic sharia law even by extremist Shi'ites and Saudi-style Salafists, is practiced by certain Islamic sects, such as Hanafis, Barelvis and Deobandis. When a husband repeats the Arabic word for ...more »

Triple talaq: Muslim law board should take cues from divorce rules in 22 'Islamic nations', not delay reforms
FirstpostApril 13, 2017

While the Uttar Pradesh government plans to collect the opinion of Muslim women on triple talaq to be presented before the Supreme Court, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) gears up to "do away with the practice in a year-and-a-half".more »

Wheaton Divorce Attorney Named 2017 Elite Lawyer
BenzingaApril 13, 2017

DuPage County Divorce Attorney Anthony Abear is the founding attorney of Abear Law Offices, which was established in 2003. He graduated with his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law in Chicago. Abear concentrates his practice in family law ...more »

The £64m divorce that shows English courts recognise each spouse's role in a marriage
The Times (subscription)April 12, 2017

Pauline Chai's case was, in the words of the judge, “titanic”. It stretched across two hemispheres and four years. At long last, however, a final decision has been reached, with the outcome highlighting England's progressive and fair approach to ...more »

New child-custody law lets Ky. children win with shared parenting
Lexington Herald LeaderApril 12, 2017

Monday, Gov. Matt Bevin signed a revised law affecting temporary child-custody orders — the starting point for divorces. Kentucky's House and Senate unanimously approved the law, which creates a presumption of joint custody and equal parenting time.more »

Lawyer in the law library: Divorce and Custody
St. Helens ChronicleApril 12, 2017

A divorce and custody issues workshop is scheduled to take place from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12 at the Columbia County Law Library, located at 270 South First Street in St. Helens. The focus will be on custody, parenting plans and best interests ...more »

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BenzingaApril 12, 2017

The Law Offices of Bruce Feinstein has nearly two decades of experience in divorce and family law, helping clients and families resolve their issues and move forward with their lives. If you are thinking of getting married or divorced and want more ...more »

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