Family Law Basics

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

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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Sharing Fido: Does your state have pet custody laws?

Conflicts over a pet can be just as important to divorcing spouses as any issue when both spouses have developed a special connection to a companion…

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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 Gets the Debt: Bankruptcy and Divorce

One of the most hotly contested issues in divorce proceedings is the division of property and assets, but few couples consider what will happen to…

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What Is a Power of Attorney (POA)?

Almost everyone needs a power of attorney at some point. Find out what a power of attorney can do, how to get one, and why you need it.

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Pros and Cons of Long-Term Separation

A recent study concluded that while the vast majority of married couples who separate will eventually divorce (within three years), approximately 15…

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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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Paternity Leave: Options for Dads-To-Be

Are you a working dad looking to take paternity leave? Did you know that dads can look to three main areas for help: federal law, state law, and his…

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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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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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