19 ABA Journal Domestic Relations articles.
A Birmingham, Alabama, domestic relations judge has been removed from the bench based on findings that she used Facebook aliases to communicate with litigants and “engaged in a pattern of abuse of staff, attorneys and litigants.”
Dec 13, 2021 9:52 AM CST
The digital platform HelloPrenup helps couples create prenuptial agreements by filling out in-depth questionnaires and comprehensive financial disclosures instead of having to go to a lawyer.
Dec 7, 2021 1:15 PM CST
A federal appeals court has upheld a police policy to temporarily seize guns from people transported for a mental health evaluation following a domestic incident.
Nov 10, 2021 12:31 PM CST
A suburban Chicago lawyer has admitted that he called a judge a clown and an opposing lawyer a “lowlife bottom-feeder,” but he said his comments were truthful or constitutionally protected speech.
Sep 8, 2021 12:05 PM CDT
ABA President Patricia Lee Refo is urging the U.S. House of Representatives to pass bipartisan legislation to help prevent elder abuse across the country.
Jun 11, 2021 9:35 AM CDT
A domestic relations judge in Birmingham, Alabama, has been accused in an ethics complaint of forcing her staff to take diet pills and abusing prescription drugs herself, resulting in paranoid behavior and the belief that the Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission is "going to kill her."
May 18, 2021 10:20 AM CDT
A woman who was persecuted by domestic abusers because of a feminist political opinion is eligible for asylum in the United States, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.
Apr 6, 2021 2:47 PM CDT
The New Hampshire Supreme Court has overturned a 2003 decision
that had defined adultery as voluntary intercourse between members of the opposite sex.
Apr 5, 2021 3:42 PM CDT
Civil cases that benefit from collaborative law include construction claims, disputes between business partners, and wills and estates matters.
Mar 22, 2021 9:06 AM CDT
A hearing panel has dismissed ethics charges against a Florida judge accused of allowing a reality TV show to film domestic violence cases in her courtroom, according to an order filed Tuesday.
Feb 4, 2021 12:44 PM CST
A suspended Chicago family law attorney faces additional sexual assault and sexual abuse charges involving attacks on two women he knew through his law practice.
Jan 22, 2021 10:41 AM CST
Ex-Jones Day associates drop class action claims in bias lawsuit
Former female associates suing Jones Day for alleged bias have agreed to drop their class action claims of systemic…
Dec 15, 2020 4:30 PM CST
A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a Washington lawyer’s suit contending that her then-husband violated the Stored Communications Act by accessing her work emails.
Dec 9, 2020 10:17 AM CST
Tech platform pioneered by 3 law firms will synchronize legal projects
Three law firms have pioneered a new open-industry platform called Lupl to collaborate with corporate clients on complex legal…
May 15, 2020 4:19 PM CDT
The virus could impact victims who may delay going to hospital because they have other priorities during the crisis, including coping with a job loss or struggling to make their rent.
Apr 23, 2020 11:39 AM CDT
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