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

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is intentional abuse, whether it be physical, verbal, mental, etc. on another person the abuser lives with.

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Latest Family Law Question

If CPS has terminated my parental rights can I still have contact with my child? Who decides?

If your parental rights are terminated there is a good chance you will lose contact with your child.

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