Family Law

Law Firms

Divorcing husband can’t sue wife’s lawyers for alleged overzealous representation, court says

Attorney Fees

I’ll work for legal representation, electrician says in ads outside courthouse

Evidence

Husband’s tears weren’t protected by spousal privilege, appellate court rules

Contracts

Man’s pact with wife to help pay grown kids’ rent is unenforceable, court rules

Criminal Justice

Parents, 4 others charged in fatal beating of teen at church

Criminal Justice

Appeals court nixes 10-year plea deal in claimed contract hit attempt on family lawyer

Criminal Justice

Man is accused of posing as elderly man and attacking lawyer with electrified cane

Attorney Fees

Michigan agrees to pay $1.9 million to winning lawyers in gay marriage case

Judiciary

Alabama probate judge says federal government could issue same-sex marriage licenses

Criminal Justice

Man convicted of robbing, raping and murdering lawyer in her office gets life term

Criminal Justice

Divorce litigant is sentenced for hatchet attack on wife’s lawyer

Evidence

Judge sends sheriff to seize husband’s devices after spyware is found on wife’s phone

Legal Ethics

Lawyer obtained credit report of opposing party without permission, ethics complaint alleges

Legal Ethics

New Jersey judge accused of making vulgar, suggestive remarks faces disciplinary charges

Trials & Litigation

BigLaw associate handling his own divorce is sanctioned $10K for ‘maelstrom of misconduct’

Criminal Justice

Deputy serving restraining order is shot and killed outside law office

Legal Ethics

Lawyer who bought detox shampoo for client is disbarred

Religious Law

Kim Davis may have circumvented court orders with modified marriage-license forms, filing says

Constitutional Law

Alabama Supreme Court refuses to recognize lesbian adoption granted in Georgia

Criminal Justice

Former judge ‘ready to be punished’ gets 2 years in domestic violence case