Family Law

Family law encompasses a wide range of issues revolving around domestic relationships and family issues. Family law issues include:

  • Marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships
  • Divorce, annulments, separations
  • Child custody, surrogacy, adoption, parental rights
  • Domestic violence and child abuse
  • Division of property

This is not an exhaustive list. If you are dealing with family issues, discuss your situation with a local family lawyer. Law differs from state to state, you need to speak with a local family law attorney near you.


Family Law Term of the Day

Child Protective Services

Child Protective Services (CPS) is the governmental agency which investigates reports of abuse of children within a specified state.

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Latest Family Law Question

What are my legal rights against CPS?

Although CPS must investigate all claims of child abuse, you do have rights during the investigation.

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