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.

Enforcing Grandparents' Rights: What You Need to Know

Many states allow grandparents to have visitation rights and, in some situations, custody. Learn about the consequences of parents violating a court…

· min read

Does COVID-19 Affect My Custody Agreement?

The COVID-19 pandemic affects many parents' custody agreements. Most courts aren't open for resolution of custody issues unless they're severe.…

· min read

Writing a Prenup While Keeping Your Relationship Intact

Writing a prenup doesn't have to mean ruining your relationship before you get to the altar. Read more to learn how you can talk about a prenup with…

· min read

Family Planning: Beginners Guide to Adoption

Adoption can be confusing but learning about your options, the pros and cons of each, and the costs can help you begin your exciting journey.

· min read

Baby Bumps: What Parents Need to Know About Babies' Insurance

In the U.S., it is virtually impossible to avoid some degree of uncertainty and surprise about the costs of having a child. But you can benefit from…

· min read

Going It Alone: Pursuing a Pro Se Divorce

Once you've decided to get divorced, the next step is deciding how to accomplish it. This includes whether you and your spouse can work together to…

· min read

What's the Legal Difference Between Annulment and Divorce?

When a marriage ends, it's important to take the necessary legal steps to formally terminate the relationship.

· min read

Divorce Decree vs. Divorce Certificate — What's the Difference?

After a divorce it's helpful to understand what the documents are, and where you should go to get them.

· min read

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.

· min read

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.

· min read