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.
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…
Estate planning statistics to read before writing your will
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated estate planning activity in the U.S. But many Americans still remain without one.
What is a final divorce decree?
Don't confuse a divorce decree with a divorce certificate. One if for record-keeping, while the other in an enforceable court order.
How to file a quit claim deed in Florida
Here's what you need to know to file a quit claim deed in the Sunshine State.
Your guide to Texas divorce forms
Getting a divorce in Texas is largely a matter of preparing and filing the right legal forms. If you plan to file for divorce in Texas, it's…
7 reasons to try divorce mediation
Getting divorced doesn't have to be an expensive, stressful, or lengthy process fraught with animosity.
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…
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…
How to file a divorce in Alaska
File for divorce or dissolution of marriage in Alaska. What are the residency requirements? Learn about Alaska’s no-fault dissolution procedure,…
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…