Family Law Basics

Learn the essentials of family law and its impact on newborns, grandparents, and everyone in between.

Can Parental Rights Be Terminated For Not Speaking English?

One Tennessee juvenile court judge is developing a bit of a reputation for admonishing immigrant women; if they don't learn the language, he will…

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Baby Bumps: What Parents Need to Know About Babies' Insurance

There are so many logistical, financial, and legal matters to think about after the birth of a child. Insurance is an important one, but it doesn't…

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Are Parents Legally Responsible if Their Kid Is a Bully?

Can you be held responsible if your kid is a bully?

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How Do I Create a Will?

If you're wondering "How do I create a will?", there's good news: Making a will can be done quickly and easily on your computer. Just start thinking…

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The Basics of Guardianship

Guardianship provides a safety net for children who cannot be cared for by their parents or adults who cannot care for themselves. Find out the…

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Inheritance Rights: Do Your Closest Relatives Have a Right to Claim Part of Your Estate?

Who inherits your estate depends not only on what you bequeath in your will, but state law can override some provisions in your will. Find out what…

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Who's the Next of Kin in Case of Inheritance?

The "next of kin" concept isn't complicated, but it does vary by state and also determines who inherits if you die without a will.

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Sibling Rivalry What Happens When a Sibling Disputes a Parents Will

While most wills are upheld in courts, there are four main legal reasons that a will may be overturned.

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How to Sign as Power of Attorney

When you sign as someone's power of attorney, you must note that you are legally signing on their behalf.

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Can You Get a Refund if the Child You Support Isn't Really Yours?

Even if you aren't the biological father of a child, you may be legally obligated to provide for them.

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