Alcoholism and drug abuse issues are very prevalent in child custody disputes and in our society. Knowledge of the type of testing avaiable, the type of testing that is appropriate and for how long... more
If you are the spouse of an abusive US citizen or green card holder you do not need to stay with them. In this type of case you can self-petition and receive a lawful status for yourself and children... more
What is a Protection From Abuse Order?
In Pennsylvania, a victim of domestic violence can file for a Protection From Abuse (PFA) Order. A PFA is also known as a "stay away" order or a "restraining... more
On October 1, 2007, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) implemented a provision of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (DRA) that takes steps toward preventing Medicare from paying... more
New York State has some key cases where a court was reviewing a trial court decision about custody and had to decide whether or not Parental Alienation existed and if it did, was it so destructive... more
Q. What if a Temporary Restraining Order is issued; what then?
A. If a TRO is entered, the Defendant will be served with the Order and a copy of your complaint, and a Hearing date set on the issue of... more
Illinois law recognizes a number of different sex offenses. Illinois sex
offenses include, but are not limited to, criminal sexual abuse, the indecent solicitation of a child,
public indecency,... more
Who Has To Report Child Abuse or Neglect in Virginia?
Parents often come to the attention of the Department of Social Services and the courts by way of reports from "mandatory reporters", those who... more