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 andĀ disregarding their health, well-being, and safety is considered abandonment.

Category: Family Law


Latest Family Law Question

I am a grandmother. How do I get custody of my kids from CPS?

Grandparents may have the legal right to seek custody of their grandchildren under specific conditions.

Category: Family Law




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