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So far, so good for law school grads

The news concerning the job prospects of law school graduates has been relentlessly downbeat, filled with horror stories suggesting that grads at some schools are more likely to get jobs as store clerks than law clerks. But law schools take stock of the career fortunes of alumni only one time, nine months after graduation. After that, you’ll get plenty of anecdotes, but a paucity of hard numbers—and, given the state of the economy, law schools have little incentive to go looking for any.

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Domestic Relations – Civil Practice – Contempt – Ability to Comply – Attorney’s Fees – Unemployment – Parent & Child – Custody Modification  (access required)

Williams v. Chaney Where the plaintiff-mother was not disabled but, instead of getting a job, she chose to spend an inordinate amount of time making frivolous filings in this custody case, the trial court could find that the mother had the ability to pay the attorney’s fees that the court had ordered her to pay as a sanction.

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