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

Abandonment of a child

Leaving a child and disregarding their health, well-being, and safety is considered abandonment.

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Latest Family Law Question

What is the standard visitation schedule in Edgefield County, SC?

There is no “standard” child custody or visitation arrangements the court will consdier what\'s best for the child.

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