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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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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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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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 to change your name

No matter your reasons for wanting to change your name, find out how to do so here.

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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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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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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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