Family Law

Family Law

Husband who raped and abused wife isn’t entitled to share of marital assets, court rules

Judiciary

Utah judge who ordered baby removed from same-sex couple’s home retires

Judiciary

Judge is reprimanded for opinion referring to ‘iron fist and limp wrist’ of gay-marriage decision

Religious Law

Court: Christians rejected as foster parents for spanking kids suffered no constitutional violation

10 Questions

10 Questions: From lesbian moms to Airbnb, Roberta Kaplan makes sure laws keep pace with change

Family Law

Lawyer and her ex-husband can’t vacate divorce after reconciling, state supreme court says

Trials & Litigation

Woman is sued for writing ‘bum’ and ‘loser’ on memo line of alimony checks to her ex-husband

Family Law

Judge settles dispute over whether a child can call a stepparent ‘Mom’

Family Law

Mom did not neglect sons by letting them play outside, state agrees after legal battle

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge says lawyer and client must pay $19K for filing baseless civil rights suit

Paralegals

Utah Supreme Court backs licensed paralegal practitioners

Legal Ethics

Complaint says judge erred when putting kids in juvenile detention for refusing lunch with dad

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS stays Alabama decision refusing to recognize adoption by lesbian

Criminal Justice

Defense lawyer is charged with child neglect after toddler son is found alone in courthouse

Evidence

Top state court nixes conviction based on testimony by anger-management therapist

Government Law

Lawman’s assurance that woman’s ex wasn’t dangerous created no special duty to her, court rules

Family Law

Mom who left 6-year-old daughter alone in car for 10 minutes fights neglect finding

Obiter Dicta

‘Free-range’ parents encourage kids to broaden their horizons—the law, not so much

Family Law

Ex-client wins nearly $500K in malpractice and domestic assault suit against lawyer

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court is asked to review Alabama decision refusing to recognize adoption by lesbian