Marriage & Domestic Partnership

Take the next step in your relationship with a clear understanding of prenups, marriages vs. domestic partnerships, and more.

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…

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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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Are Parents Legally Responsible if Their Kid Is a Bully?

Can you be held responsible if your kid is a bully?

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Paternity Leave: Options for Dads-To-Be

Are you a working dad looking to take paternity leave? Did you know that dads can look to three main areas for help: federal law, state law, and his…

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Prenuptial Agreements: Not Just for the Wealthy

Though the mention of a prenup may bring up images of celebrity divorces and big payouts, there are plenty of reasons prenuptial agreements make…

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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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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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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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