Family Law

What is sex trafficking, how does it occur, and why it remains a problem within the United States.

What offenses can trigger criminal charges for domestic violence, how do domestic violence charges differ from other battery charges, and what are the consequences of a domestic violence charge or...

When does a minor qualify for emancipation, what happens once you're emancipated from your parents, and what is the legal process for becoming emancipated.

What do the terms "sole legal custody" and “sole physical custody" mean in a South Carolina family law case.

Is it legal for opposite-sex siblings to share a bedroom, and will it matter in a custody case.

What is meant by child custody, including legal, physical, sole and joint custody.

What is an injunction and when may you seek one against another person or business.

What happens when a parent wants to move to another home or state, before or after a custody order has been issued.

What are the factors that cause a court to award physical custody to one parent, or to modify a custody order.

Why it's usually a bad idea to secretly record your ex- in the hope of gaining an advantage in custody litigation.

What to do when the other parent is inconsistent or doesn't show up for child visitation.

Tips to help parents prepare for a court-ordered child custody evaluation.

Laws and legal proceedings affecting family relationships, including domestic partnerships, marriage, separation, divorce and child custody.

An introduction to false accusation cases, and the importance of a good defense.

When an unmarried couple breaks up, is it legal for one partner to lock the other out of a home, and what are the legal rights of the partner who is locked out?

How mothers, fathers and third parties can establish or challenge claims of paternity, and what happens during paternity disputes.

Describing family law, divorce, and child custody issues under Islamic law (Shari'a).

Information about separation and separate maintenance agreements.

The law of marriage and of civil unions.

Which states permit common law marriage, and how it works.

What an annulment is, and when it is available as an alternative to divorce.

Free prenuptial agreement form that will serve the needs of most couples, including a post-marital endorsement.

What is a prenuptial (premarital) agreement, and when will a couple benefit from creating a prenuptial agreement before they marry.