Get an overview of the divorce process from start to finish. Learn how to file your petition, what happens if it's contested, and what a divorce decree does.
State laws vary on how to get guardianship, but in general you’ll have to convince the court that you can give the child a better home than the parents can.
Unlike permanent guardianship, temporary guardianship usually only lasts a few months, after which the child goes back to their parents.
Understanding the formalities of divorce proceedings will help you prepare for divorce court.
Understand your options when hiring a family law attorney, including the best questions to ask and qualities to look for.
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