Monthly Archives: April 2013

Constitutional Family Law Issues in the News

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case in which former adoptive parents are challenging the Indian Child Welfare Act. http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/supreme-court-conflicted-about-what-law-dictates-for-baby-veronica/2013/04/16/ba1156a6-a6b6-11e2-8302-3c7e0ea97057_story.html The Fairfax County Circuit Court ruled that Virginia’s law governing marriage celebrants is unconstitutional. http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/fairfax-judge-finds-state-law-on-marriage-celebrants-unconstitutional/2013/04/01/dbb8eb34-9ae0-11e2-9bda-edd1a7fb557d_story.html

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CGG Plans, Participates, and Attends Informative Family Law CLE

On April 9, 2013, the Domestic Relations Subcommittee of the Fairfax County Circuit Court Committee conducted a Continuing Legal Education seminar at the Fairfax County Courthouse. The focus of this CLE was a review of common issues concerning the presentation … Continue reading

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Interesting Articles in Family Law-April 2013

Arizona transgender man is appealing court’s refusal to grant his divorce. http://news.yahoo.com/arizona-pregnant-man-appeal-ruling-rejecting-divorce-024641560.html The New York Times discusses real estate agents who specialize in post-divorce sales. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/02/nyregion/divorce-as-a-niche-for-realty-agents.html The Wall Street Journal interviews the founders of a start-up company aiming assist families … Continue reading

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