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Ohio Cop Arrested under Suspicion of Domestic Abuse

Ohio Cop Arrested under Suspicion of Domestic Abuse January 16, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Columbus, Ohio A Columbus-area police officer was arrested this week on allegations of domestic abuse stemming from an incident at his ex-wife's home in nearby Delaware County.
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Child Support Offenders Owe "Millions of Dollars"

Child Support Offenders Owe "Millions of Dollars" January 14, 2010. By Brenda Craig.
Charleston, WV Deadbeat parents owe millions in support payments to children in West Virginia, and attorney Charles "Rusty" Webb is doing his level best to make sure they pay up. He recently filed a legal malpractice class action lawsuit against the State Bureau of Child Support Enforcement, alleging that it is negligent in its duty to aggressively pursue parents who ignore court orders to make child support payments.
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Family law takes on parents who smoke

Family law takes on parents who smoke November 12, 2009. By Charles Benson.
Middletown, OH A recent ruling in Middletown may go a long way towards lowering the rates of throat cancer in children as the Ohio 12th District Court of Appeals has upheld a previous decision to forbid smoking around a child - a ruling that could greatly shape future child custody laws.
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Family Law Works in Mysterious Ways

Family Law Works in Mysterious Ways October 5, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Fairfax, VA The law works in mysterious ways sometimes, as does family law. A recent spousal support claim tested the child custody laws and law in general in a way that might leave one at a loss to understand the outcome. Either way it makes for interesting reading.
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Tennessee child custody ruling reversed

Tennessee child custody ruling reversed September 28, 2009. By Charles Benson.
Nashville, TN The Tennessee Court of Appeals has ruled that a lesbian mother can gain custody of her 14-year-old daughter while having a live-in partner.
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D-I-V-O-R-C-E a Four-Letter Word in the Wrong Hands

D-I-V-O-R-C-E a Four-Letter Word in the Wrong Hands September 1, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Wernersville, PA The ongoing revelations with regard to the separation of the infamous Jon and Kate, of Jon & Kate Plus 8 fame is once again a stark reminder that divorce is happening all around us. If you haven't gone through a divorce, someone you know has been touched by family law. Your kids have friends who have to schedule visits with Daddy every other weekend.
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The Wild Side of Family Law

The Wild Side of Family Law January 26, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
New York, NY Family law is fraught with issues that are not for the faint of heart, and not easily resolved. Family attorneys are integral to a good resolution, and a qualified family law firm will have a broad cross section of skill sets amongst its professionals, so you are guided towards an amicable resolution, rather then led down the garden path.
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Custody Laws: You Can't Choose Your Parents…

Custody Laws: You Can't Choose Your Parents… September 20, 2008. By Gordon Gibb.
Orlando, FL While family law often involves tales of estranged bedfellows, where things get really complicated are the child custody battles. Custody laws usually guide lawyers along the family law custody road, but not in a vacuum. Other factors include things such as pre-nuptial agreements and the circumstances that can serve to make it that much easier, or harder, for the legal professionals involved.
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Sperm Donor Child Support: Your Genes, AND Your Wallet Please…

Sperm Donor Child Support: Your Genes, AND Your Wallet Please… August 5, 2008. By Gordon Gibb.
Albuquerque, NM A landmark ruling in a New Mexico court turns up the heat on an issue that's been simmering for the better part of a decade: what are, if any, the financial obligations of a sperm donor?
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A Good Family Law Attorney is Priceless

A Good Family Law Attorney is Priceless July 27, 2008. By Gordon Gibb.
Los Angeles, CA If there ever was a more important role for lawyers and litigation professionals, it is in family law. Corporate law, environmental law, even real estate law has nuthin' on the complexities and the drama that explodes from divorce petitions, custody battles—even who gets to keep the family dog.
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