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.

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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How to File a Divorce in Ohio

A guide to divorce procedures in the Buckeye State.

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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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Are You Eligible for No-Fault Divorce: A Checklist

If you’re considering getting a divorce, you may benefit from getting a no-fault divorce, which is usually easier and faster.

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Changing Your Name After Marriage

Changing your name after marriage isn't complicated, but it is document-heavy. Here's a checklist to help you streamline the process.

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Changing Your Name After Divorce

More than happy to give your ex-spouse's last name back to him or her after your divorce? Here's how you do it legally.

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The Common Law Marriage Myth

If you do live in a state that recognizes common law marriage, be sure you get what you bargained for.

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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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Mixing Marriage & Business: The McCourt Divorce

For Dodgers owner Frank McCourt and his wife, Jamie, mixing marriage and business has produced one of the most expensive divorces in history.

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