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.

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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How to Change the Name on Your Social Security Card

Changing the name on your Social Security card is simple as long as you provide the necessary original documents and the required form. Learn how and…

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How Much Money Does It Cost to Change a Name?

Costs for a name change vary in each state and not all counties within a state charge the same. There are several ways to do a name change. Keep in…

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Child Custody in New York: How New York Courts Determine Custody

New York child custody laws are geared toward protecting the best interests of the child. While some sources advise that there are no guidelines, or…

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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 File a Divorce in Wisconsin

Filing a divorce in Wisconsin? What are the residency requirements and filing procedures? Learn about Wisconsin divorce law, including no-fault…

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How to File a Divorce in West Virginia

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

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How to File a Divorce in Washington

Washington dissolution of marriage (divorce) law doesn’t need to be a mystery. Discover residency requirements, grounds for dissolution, and what to…

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How to File a Divorce in Virginia

Are you planning to file for divorce in Virginia? What are the residency and separation requirements? Where do you file? Learn about Virginia divorce…

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How to File a Divorce in Vermont

Filing a divorce in Vermont has specific residency and separation requirements. Find out more about Vermont divorce laws and procedures, including…

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