If you're currently involved in a family law case, you may be confused as to where to begin or what to expect. Family law encompasses several different areas of law, many of which are related. For example, a case that started off as a divorce can also mean custody evaluations, and even foster care if there are children involved.

Don't let yourself be blindsided--a little knowledge and preparation go a long way. Here you can find basics such as how to prepare for your initial consultation with a family lawyer, and overviews on marriage and divorce, living together, and parenting.