SaveTweetIf 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.
In most cases Divorce is granted on a “no-fault” basis. This means that a divorce will be granted if only one party wants the divorce, and without regard to who may be at fault in... more
To Learn Your Options:.
A good family law attorney can discuss the different legal options you have when you face a domestic dispute. Is divorce the answer? Is there an alternative? How should I... more
Let the Attorney Know the Purpose of your Visit..
First of all, remember that this is YOUR time with the attorney. Therefore, you need to step up, call the shots and determine the course of your... more
Marriage laws are the
rules and regulations that affect people once they marry. Marriage is a legal contract and married
couples must follow its terms and conditions. Marriage laws vary from state to... more
cohabitation occurs when two unmarried people in an intimate relationship live
together prior to marriage. Since premarital cohabitation is a living
arrangement and not a legal agreement,... more