Will Marriage Equality Be Overturned?
In 2015, the Supreme Court rules that same-sex couples were to be afforded the same rights as opposite-sex couples. In essence, same-sex couples were granted the right to marry in every state. Especially after the recent election, some LGBT couples are concerned that the ruling by the court could be overturned and their marriages impacted. If you are in a same-sex marriage, here is what you need to know.
Foreign Adoptions: The Red Tape Simplified
Adding a precious bundle of joy to your family? Your suitability as a parent will be carefully evaluated regardless of the location of the child, and every country has its own standards for judging parental fitness. Most adoption agencies, however, share some common requirements; namely, that the parents be prepared to provide the child with a stable, loving, and healthy home. If your new family member hails from outside of the U.
Make A Prenuptial Agreement Part Of Your Wedding Plans
Among the plans and preparations for your big day, meeting with a family law attorney and creating a prenuptial agreement may not be on your to-do list, but it should be. After all, getting married is a legal act, so don't neglect to take the important step to ensure that you have a complete set of legal provisions in place when you wed. A prenuptial agreement can address vital aspects of you and your fiancé's financial life, so read on.
What Are Your Legal Rights During A Divorce?
When you are getting a divorce, you have certain rights. Do not let your spouse or their attorney bully you into losing assets or assuming that the divorce proceedings are completely out of your control. Regardless of the circumstances, you still have certain rights. You Have a Right to See Your Children While you may be living in a different home than your children when you are separated and go through the divorce process, this does not mean you should be kept from visiting with them.