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, divorce coaches, family therapists, and other divorce professionals. We also welcome relevant content from technology, software, practice management, and health and wellness experts.
2 Ways to Contribute Content
If you’d like to write for us, there are two ways you can contribute content to this website:
- You can become a Blogger; click here for more information about this opportunity. All Blog Posts will be considered for publication in Family Lawyer Magazine.
- You can submit one or more Articles for possible publication on this website and/or in Family Lawyer Magazine. Please read our Guidelines (below), then email our editors (editors at familylawyermagazine dot com) stating the topic you’d like to cover. If you have already written the article, please attach it to your email to our editors. You must include a short (40-50 word) third-person bio and a link to your website (if any) at the end of your article.
NOTE: If you wish to contribute content geared towards people experiencing separation or divorce rather than family law professionals, you can do so via our two consumer websites: www.DivorceMag.com and/or www.DivorcedMoms.com.
4 Guidelines for Submitting Articles
You will be writing for your peers, so please 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”.
- You must be an experienced professional working in the divorce and family law arena or an expert who provides services to them (see the list in the first paragraph at the top of this page).
- Your article:
- Should be about 1,200 words in length; minimum 600 and maximum 2,500 words.
- Must be highly relevant to family lawyers and other professionals working in the family law/divorce arena.
- Must be clear, easy to read, and ready for publishing.
- Cannot be an advertorial for your service or product.
- Can be an excerpt from your non-fiction book. Here’s an example of how we handle book excerpts and the credit at the end of the article:
“The Benefits of Meditation, Harvard Style“
- Should preferably be original and not previously published on the Internet. We will consider articles that have been posted on your own blog/website or another niche website with limited readership; such an article must include a disclosure: “A version of this article originally appeared on www.My Blog.com.”
- Must have a “byline” beneath the title and an “author credit” at the end of the article following this format:
- By John Smith, Family Lawyer
John Smith, JD, has been practicing family law exclusively for 25 years. A noted trial and appellate lawyer, John has presented multiple Continuing Legal Education seminars at both state and national conferences. www.JohnSmithLaw.com
- By John Smith, Family Lawyer
- You may place one do-follow link to a relevant page on your website in the body of the article for every 400 words; you will also receive an “author credit” (max. 50 words) with a do-follow link to your website at the end of the article.
- In the event we publish your article:
- You will receive attribution in the form of a “byline” and an “author credit”.
- You agree not to post the article elsewhere online – except for your own website or blog.
- FamilyLawyerMagazine.com reserves the right to edit the article for content, house style, length, and SEO (Search Engine Optimization), and to add one or more images to the article.
- FamilyLawyerMagazine.com reserves the right to keep the content on the website indefinitely.
- You retain ownership and copyright of the original, pre-edited article.
- By submitting your article, you are deemed to have accepted the Terms and Conditions in the Contribution Agreement for Writers. If you do not accept our Terms and Conditions, please do not submit your article to us.
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. Please submit your article via email to: Editors@FamilyLawyerMagazine.com.
External Links Policy (Articles & Comments)
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 FamilyLawyerMagazine.com reserves the right to amend 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.
- Spam of any description.