Family Legal Matters

Navigate your family's ups and downs. Learn everything from what to consider before getting married or adopting to how to have an amicable divorce and settle on child support.

Prenuptial Agreements: Not Just for the Wealthy

Although prenuptial agreements (“prenups”) have been around in some form for thousands of years, dating back to ancient Egypt, the controversy…

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Is an Uncontested Divorce Right for You?

If you're faced with a change in your marital status, you may want to consider this option. Here are five points to consider to help you determine if…

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How to Get an Uncontested Divorce

If you and your spouse agree on the terms of a divorce, then you may be able to get an uncontested divorce. In most states, these are faster and…

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Choosing to Not Say “I Do”: Tips for Creating a Legally Sound Domestic Partnership

Wondering whether you should tie the knot? A domestic partnership might give you the protections and benefits you want without a ring. Find out if it…

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How to Get Online Divorce Papers

Many divorces require a lot of paperwork, but you can get most of these documents online. Learn more about how to get started with a divorce and if…

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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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Men v. Women: Who Does Better in a Divorce?

While many divorce settlements are equitable on the surface, societal expectations and pressures can create situations which disadvantage women in…

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How to File a Divorce in Maine

Want to get divorced in the Maine? Find out the residency requirements, procedures, and what to expect regarding property division, alimony, child…

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How to File a Divorce in New York

Want to get divorced in New York? Find out the residency requirements, procedures, and what to expect regarding property division, alimony, child…

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How to File a Divorce in Oregon

Can you use Oregon’s simplified dissolution of marriage (divorce) procedure? Learn about the residency requirements and procedures for dissolving…

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