Family Law Basics

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

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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What Is a Power of Attorney (POA)?

Power of attorney is essential in the event that you're incapacitated or not physically present to make decisions on your own behalf. Learn more in…

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How Do I Create a Will?

With the right preparation, you can create a will that covers your unique needs. This guide lists the basics on how to make and change a will.

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Custody and Grandparents' Rights: Here's What You Need to Know

Grandparents are often surprised to learn about their state's laws regarding custody of grandchildren. See how you can get custody and what you must…

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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 Much Money Does It Cost to Change a Name?

Costs for a name change vary in each state and not all counties within a state charge the same. There are several ways to do a name change. Keep in…

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Power of Attorney Requirements in California

A power of attorney allows someone else to handle financial or healthcare matters on your behalf, and California has specific rules about types and…

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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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How to Do a Name Change in Texas

Use this guide to navigate the name change process in Texas.

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The Complete Guide to Legally Changing Your Name

Thinking about changing your name? This guide to legally changing your name will help get you started.

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