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Federal Judge Establishes Juvenile Lifer Parole Process

In the wake of a pair of SCOTUS decisions, Graham vs Florida, and more recently, Miller vs Alabama, holding that state juvenile lifer statutes violate the 8th Amendment’s prohibition of cruel and unusual punishment, U.S. District Judge John Corbett O’Meara ruled on Tuesday that the State of Michigan has to get serious and must take […]

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100th Post – Thank You Readers

This is our 100th post; thanks to all our readers and to the folks that post comments to this blog. It has taken us several years to muster 100 posts here at the electronic divorce attorney. Check out the very first post from 2009. This blog focuses on all things related to divorce, child custody, […]

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District Judge Sees the Devil's Harvest

In 1936, marijuana was vilified as the harvest of the Devil; the gateway drug to the hard stuff.  Reefer Madness was a propaganda campaign that swept the country in the years following prohibition. Fast forward to the post-modern era of the second decade in the 21st Century, and we see marijuana legalized in a growing […]

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Bi-Coastal Custody Battle Examines Rights of Pregnant Women

Gold medalist Bode Miller By:  Timothy P. Flynn The photo at left notwithstanding, Bode Miller has picked-up several Olympic skiing medals in both Salt Lake City and Vancouver over the past decade; he is currently training for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Japan.  As a result, he is one of the few household names […]

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Stop and Frisk in Gotham

Federal Judge Shira Scheindlin When a police officer has good reason to stop someone on the street to ask a basic question like, “what is your name?” or, “what are you doing?”, he has a right not to receive a bullet for an answer.  In some places in our country, here in the 313 or, say, […]

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Married With Separate Assets

Having represented hundreds of married couples, we have seen plenty of them present to us for a divorce with the proverbial separate bank accounts.  It seems there is a correlation between a separate bank account and a separate heart. Money, as with sex and religion [and we would hasten to add, children], is one of […]

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CEO Divorce: What’s in it for the Shareholders?

By: Timothy P. Flynn There is no doubt that a divorce proceeding affects any professional’s work routine; that includes, of course, corporate executives.  The distraction of a divorce in the board room, however, affects others outside the company; it pulls the corporate shareholders within its scope. We’re not just talking about guys like Mad Men’s […]

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