Guidelines for Submitting Articles to Family Lawyer Magazine

Since 2012, Family Lawyer Magazine’s reputation has been built on providing high-quality content from a wide range of top professionals, including family law attorneys, judges, mediators, financial analysts, forensic accountants, business valuators, custody evaluators, therapists, and other divorce professionals. We also welcome relevant content from technology, software, and practice management experts.

All articles/proposals should be geared towards your fellow professionalsnot towards divorcing people. If you wish to contribute an article geared towards people going through divorce, you can do so via our two consumer websites: and

Since you will be writing for your peers, we encourage you to address relatively advanced and/or niche topics; you should assume readers have a solid grasp of family law basics, and some have been practicing for many years. For topic ideas, please see “Write for Family Lawyer Magazine”.

Depending upon our editorial needs, we may consider your article for publication in the print Family Lawyer Magazine. We will contact you if this is the case.

10 Guidelines for Submitting Articles or Proposals to Family Lawyer Magazine

  1. You must be an experienced professional working in the family law arena, a practice management expert, and/or a tech guru.
  2. Your article should be about 1,200 words in length; minimum 600 words and maximum 2,500 words.
  3. Your article must be relevant to family lawyers and other professionals working in the family law/divorce arena (see Write for Us for suggested topics).
  4. The content should be clear, easy to read, and ready for publishing.
  5. Your article cannot be an advertisement for your service or product.
  6. Your article must be original and not previously published on the Internet.
  7. You retain ownership and copyright of the original, pre-edited article with the stipulation that you will not post it elsewhere online – with the exception of your own website or blog. If the article has already appeared on your own blog or website, we may still consider posting it; please add a line to the end of your article stating where it originally appeared: e.g., “A version of this article originally appeared on www.My
  8. In the event your article is published, you will receive attribution in the form of a “byline” and an “author credit” (max. 50 words) with a link to your website at the end of the article.
  9. Once published, reserves the right to keep the content on the website indefinitely.
  10. You acknowledge and agree that you are not submitting content with the expectation of any payment/royalties.

Finally, if we accept your article for publication, we reserve the right to edit the text and author credit for content, house style, length, and SEO (Search Engine Optimization), and to add one or more images to your article.

Please submit your article via email to

External Links Policy (Articles & Coments)

Links in your articles or comments that fit any of the descriptions noted below will be deleted prior to publication. Please note this is not a complete list, and that reserves the right to ammend this list as necessary.

  • Links to websites or apps that install malware.
  • Links to pornographic websites.
  • Links to sites containing Child Sexual Abuse Imagery (CSAI).
  • Links to websites or apps phishing for a user’s login credentials, financial information, etc.
  • Comments where the sole purpose is to misleadingly drive readers to a commercial website, gather personal information from readers,  or perform any of the prohibited behaviors noted above. Note that multiple repetitive, irrelevant comments will also be deleted.

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