44 ABA Journal Domestic Relations articles.
A man who called off his engagement is entitled to the return of a $70,000-plus engagement ring and a wedding band, the Massachusetts Appeals Court has ruled in a 2-1 decision.
Sep 14, 2023 10:48 AM CDT
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Sep 7, 2023 12:08 PM CDT
Maryland public policy allows enforcement of a $7 million “bad boy” postnuptial clause that penalizes a spouse for adultery, the Maryland Supreme Court has ruled.
Aug 31, 2023 11:11 AM CDT
A judge in Wayne County, Michigan, has been censured and suspended for six months without pay for hiding evidence that her son had physically abused one of her grandsons.
Aug 4, 2023 9:04 AM CDT
The ABA Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence Trial Skills Institute helps attorneys who represent survivors of domestic violence improve their advocacy and litigation skills. Participants act as counsel for a party in a hypothetical case involving domestic violence and develop theory, opening statements, closing arguments, direct examinations and cross-examinations.
Jul 19, 2023 8:09 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide the constitutionality of a federal law that bans gun ownership by people subject to domestic-violence restraining orders.
Jul 5, 2023 11:31 AM CDT
Jun 23, 2023 8:30 AM CDT
Jun 13, 2023 3:24 PM CDTFifty Obstacles to Leaving, a.k.a., Why Abuse Victims Stay.
Jun 1, 2023 11:52 AM CDT
Polyamory is a slightly narrower form of consensual nonmonogamy in which people agree to have multiple, loving relationships openly and with full consent. Structure and agreements vary widely.
Apr 27, 2023 10:08 AM CDTnew rule that allows licensed nonlawyer paraprofessionals to perform limited legal work in some divorce and child-custody matters.
Mar 30, 2023 11:26 AM CDT
Feb 23, 2023 12:52 PM CST
A federal judge in Manhattan, New York City, has ruled against former President Donald Trump after he belatedly offered to provide a DNA sample in a suit filed by a woman who accused him of sexual assault, in exchange for missing pages of a forensic analysis of the dress that his accuser says she wore on the day in question.
Feb 15, 2023 1:55 PM CST
The top court in Massachusetts has ruled that a murder defendant who kills a partner after being told of infidelity can’t use a heat-of-passion defense to lower the charge to voluntary manslaughter.
Feb 15, 2023 11:02 AM CST