Adoption 101: The Legal Fundamentals

Adoption 101: The Legal Fundamentals

  • Recovering Your Losses After A Broken Engagement

    Breaking up while engaged is easier than divorce, from a legal perspective, but it can be just as devastating from an emotional and financial standpoint. If your ex-fiancé has recently called off your wedding and left you saddled with the bills, you may be wondering about possible legal action to recover at least some of your losses. Although this area of law is inevitably murky and case-dependent, you may have grounds to explore a personal injury case against your ex-fiancé.

  • Using Profanity Can Harm Your Children And Your Custody Case, Too

    Do you know that swearing or cursing at your children can derail your custody battle? This is because cursing at your children may be viewed as a form of child abuse. This is true whether you are using the words in electronic media (such as emails) or verbal communication. Swearing Explained In this context, swearing is the use of offensive language. Some swear words are nearly universal while others are peculiar to different regions.

  • 3 Things To Know If You Just Received A Probation Sentence

    Getting convicted of a crime that results in having to serve a probation sentence can be a good ending to a case, if you had expected to get a worse punishment, but it is also something you must take very seriously. Probation is used as a punishment for many crimes, and it is used to serve several purposes. Here are three things you should understand about probation if the court recently ordered this for you.

  • 2 Ways That A Trust Lawyer Can Help You

    One of the most useful resources at your disposal when you are trying to plan out how your estate will be distributed once you pass on is a trust lawyer, mostly because he or she can help you with the creation and selection of trust funds. Listed below are two ways that a trust lawyer can help you out.  Helps You Choose The Right Trust Type One of the biggest ways in which a trust lawyer can assist you is by helping you to determine which type of trust would be most appropriate for your needs and goals.

  • Relocating And Child Custody: 3 Ways To Prove That The Relocation Is In The Children's Best Interest

    Divorce rates are high, with about one out of every two marriages ending in divorce. If you and your spouse can no longer reconcile the relationship, filing for divorce will be beneficial for not only your mental health, but the change in environment can also be beneficial for your children. If you plan on relocating after the divorce, getting full custody over your children may be more difficult, as most courts generally tend to have a desire to award custody to the parent staying.

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    Adoption 101: The Legal Fundamentals

    If you've decided that you want to adopt a child, the first thing you should do is reach out to a family law attorney. While it may not seem logical to get an attorney involved from the start, it's important that you protect yourself legally from the beginning. After making the decision to adopt, I have been through the process several times. I created this site to help other adoptive parents understand what they can expect from the entire process, including the legal support you're likely to need. I hope this information helps you feel more confident in this major life decision.