Legal Guides for Family
Written by attorney Robert J Tuerck, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Speak to a DCSS Representative Remember, the goal of The Department of Child Support Services is not to punish you. Their job is to look out for the welfare of your children. If you lose... more
Written by attorney Megan Major, over 2 years ago. STAFF PICK
Parents in child custody cases often wonder if the court will consider what their child wants in making a decision. Until recently, there haven't been significant guidelines in California... more
Written by Avvo Staff, almost 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
A divorce settlement is the final legal agreement between a husband and wife that documents the terms of the divorce. Once the divorce settlement is signed by both spouses and accepted as... more
Written by attorney Jane B. Freidson, about 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
Make Sure You and Your Partner Are in Full Agreement about Everything, Including Grounds for Divorce Both you and your partner will have to sign the divorce papers, so if you have no... more
Written by attorney Kelly Spegon, about 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
support is a substantial commitment. Under Florida law, child support payments are intended
to be used for your child's portion of expenses such as rent, electricity,
Written by attorney David Goldman, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Transferring a portion or all of a home to a family member. Often, people executed deeds that include other family members in an effort to avoid probate. The most common type of deed that... more
Written by attorney Paul J. Stablein, almost 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
Filing the Claim of Appeal Within 42 days of a felony conviction, the defendant must file what's called a Claim of Appeal with the Michigan Court of Appeals to preserve the right to appeal... more
Written by attorney Suzanne Griffiths, over 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
The question of who gets the house in a divorce comes up all the time. Find out some of the factors courts consider when determining which party to award the house to.
Written by attorney Tracy Delaney, over 3 years ago. STAFF PICK
There are five types of Discovery: Interrogatories, Requests for Production of Documents, Depositions, Records Depositions, and Request for Admissions.
Written by attorney Steven Rensch, about 3 years ago. STAFF PICK
WHAT ARE DEBT COLLECTORS ALLOWED TO DO?
People often ask us whether a debt collectors conduct is illegal. Perhaps the debt collector calls you countless times a day, or begins contacting... more