2239 ABA Journal Family Law articles.
U.S. Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel A. Alito Jr. on Monday blasted the high court’s 2015 decision
finding a constitutional right to same-sex marriage for its “cavalier treatment" of religious objections to such unions.
Oct 5, 2020 1:45 PM CDT
The Georgia Supreme Court has revived a lawsuit alleging that a sperm bank misrepresented its screening process for donors, leading a couple to purchase sperm from a donor with mental illness and a burglary conviction.
Oct 2, 2020 10:19 AM CDT
A growing number of negligence suits are being filed across the country against nursing homes and other long-term care facilities by families whose relatives died from the coronavirus while living in such facilities.
Oct 1, 2020 4:00 AM CDT
A disbarred lawyer faces up to five years in prison after jurors convicted him Friday of faking an order in a child custody case involving his twin brother.
Sep 24, 2020 9:31 AM CDT
Jones Day must face a lawsuit brought by former associates who accuse the firm’s parental leave policy of discriminating against fathers, a federal judge in Washington, D.C., ruled last week.
Sep 9, 2020 10:18 AM CDT
A prominent Chicago lawyer who once chaired a screening committee for guardians ad litem is facing felony charges that accuse of him of sexually assaulting an associate at his firm, sexually abusing another and fondling a woman while telling her that she had to “do a little extra” to get custody of her children.
Sep 1, 2020 11:35 AM CDT
When contracting with the city of Philadelphia to provide foster care services, Catholic Social Services must adhere to the government’s nondiscrimination policies, the ABA told the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday.
Aug 21, 2020 3:00 PM CDT
Florida sheriff bans masks for deputies, office visitors
Marion County, Florida, Sheriff Billy Woods has banned face masks for his deputies and visitors to his offices. Woods made some exceptions…
Aug 13, 2020 4:33 PM CDT
A Philadelphia family court judge has refused to wear a face mask during in-person court hearings amid the COVID-19 pandemic and has sometimes ordered lawyers to remove their face masks, according to a letter by a public defender group.
Aug 12, 2020 1:57 PM CDT
The well-being and rights of children and youth were addressed in three resolutions approved by the ABA House of Delegates at the annual meeting on Monday.
Aug 3, 2020 6:40 PM CDT
The wife of Scott Hassan, a tech entrepreneur who helped write Google’s original code, is suing Morrison & Foerster for allegedly breaching its fiduciary duty to her by representing her husband's interests after she filed for divorce.
Jul 31, 2020 3:18 PM CDT
A Chicago family lawyer has been accused of offering to help a woman get custody of her children in exchange for having sex with him.
Jul 24, 2020 2:10 PM CDT
A Michigan teenager will remain in juvenile detention after violating probation by refusing to do her online schoolwork.
Jul 21, 2020 2:23 PM CDT
ABA President Judy Perry Martinez asked U.S. Senate leadership Monday to include S. 4182, the Emergency Support for Nursing Homes and Elder Justice Reform Act of 2020, in the next COVID-19 economic relief bill.
Jul 20, 2020 2:46 PM CDT
Some BigLaw firms will earn big bucks in retail bankruptcies
Several large law firms will likely earn millions of dollars representing retailers such as Neiman Marcus, J. Crew and J.C.…
Jul 7, 2020 4:27 PM CDT
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