Divorce Procedure in Indonesia

Every married couple definitely wish to have a long-lasting marriage, however, if things are not working, a husband or a wife could decide to end the marriage with a divorce. Divorce in Indonesia can sometimes pretty easy if both husband and wife agrees to divorce, however it can also turn out to be a lengthy and stressful legal proceeding if one of the party (husband or wife) refuses to have the divorce. In Indonesia, a divorce could only be claimed and submitted before a court. An agreement to divorce between…

Florida Divorce Law – Property Division

Representing yourself in a Florida divorce is possible if you have correct information about your rights, the law and court procedures. You need to get it right the first time. Changing a Final Judgment is not always possible. If you make a mistake it can cost thousands of dollars for attorney's fees to fix it. This article will provide you with information about your property rights in a Florida divorce. If you don't educate yourself about your rights, you could agree to accept much less than what you are entitled…

Divorce & Health Insurance

Recently, I had a question from someone who was going through a divorce and was concerned about lost health insurance coverage because she was covered under her husband's insurance. She was concerned not just for herself, but for her children as well. This question comes up a lot. See is this answer helps you better understand what to do. If you have additional questions on this topic, feel free to add to the blog, and I'll answer them. Medical Insurance and Divorce To answer your questions specifically, here are some…

Child Support: Who's The Father?

Who's the father? It might sound like a fairly straightforward question, but when it comes to child support issues, establishing paternity can be complicated, as different circumstances give rise to different legal rules. When a child is born to an unmarried couple, the child has no legal father, so paternity needs to be established. Paternity is a legal relationship between a father and his child, and represents a legal determination on who the biological father of the child is. It is not enough that the mother and the father agree…

Could Bankruptcy Be Used As a Tool of Spite in Divorce?

It seems incredible to think that anyone would make themselves bankrupt just so as to spite their ex-wife or husband but that possibility may arise in the future, depending on the outcome of a current UK case. Bankruptcy should never be considered an easy option, as it will leave the bankrupt not only losing any assets and having to start again, but it's implications will continue also for some years in terms of ability to borrow money, employment prospects and so on. However, in the UK, compared to many other…

Marriage Dissolution: Compensation

Introduction The United Arab Emirates is made up of Seven Emirates, of which Dubai is one. The UAE has a unified Federal court system which applies to five of the seven Emirates. Dubai is not one of these, and although it must apply the same Federal laws, it maintains its own court system. The Dubai courts have three facets: civil, criminal and Shari'a courts. These three facets are further divided into separate courts. The Shari'a courts deal with personal status matters such as marriage, custody of children, maintenance, guardianship, divorce,…

Etiquette In The Courtroom For Persons Unfamiliar With Family Law Court Procedures

Over the years as a Guardian ad Litem and Private Investigator I have testified at least a thousand times during family law bench and jury trials. I have seen my share of good lawyers, bad lawyers, and pro se litigants. This article is for those of you who dare to represent yourselves during court and for persons unfamiliar with the court process and etiquette. I realize that representing yourself or going to court for your first time can be a daunting and a terrifying experience, but it can be done…

Family Law, Divorce and Custody

Divorce and separation is a stressful and upsetting time for every child involved no matter how old they are. Even adults whose parents decide to separate after a number of years can still be traumatised by the events. And what makes matters worse is that the legal system in this country is not set up properly to deal with custody battle in a number of situations. When one parent decides that they want to move far away from the family home and take the child with them, the justice system…

Communication and Conversation, April 6-9, 2020, St. Mary’s University @AISB_soc

From Dr Yasemin J. Erden, AISB Vice Chair, Senior Lecturer, Philosophy, St Mary’s University AISB20: Communication and Conversation, 6 – 9 April 2020, St Mary’s University, Twickenham, London, UK The society for the study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour (the AISB) annual convention will be held at St Mary’s University, Twickenham in London, UK from 6 – 9 April 2020.  This year the theme broadly covers topics in language, communication and conversation, though there will be a range of symposia covering a range of topics in philosophy, AI, computing, etc.…

Two years after #MeToo: is there a case for banning relationships at work? | Employment Law Blog

The current discussion around the dismissal of McDonald’s boss, Steve Easterbrook has focused attention on a very important point. Just what should employers be doing to ensure their workplaces reflect the current mood and culture around banishing sexual misconduct and sexual harassment?  This has been a pressing issue ever since the start of the #MeToo movement at the end of 2017.  There has been a whole slew of high profile related cases since then, which have indicated employers have a long way to go before the problem is under control.  Steve…