An adoption can be a wonderful opportunity, both for the child that is being adopted and for the parent(s) that are adopting a child. Procedurally, though, this can be a difficult and lengthy process that can be very confusing for individuals not experienced with it...

When a divorce happens, you can only hope for as smooth as a separation as possible. Perhaps more than anything else, threats from your soon to be former spouse can be stressful and frustrating. Threats surrounding custody of the children or valuable property can be...

There are many lessons that can be learned from failed celebrity marriages. Unfortunately many divorce cases end in extreme circumstances, perhaps because the personalities involved. Nonetheless, the celebrity divorce can become quite vicious especially with the intense media scrutiny that comes along with it. ...

Parents who are locked in a separation battle involving infant children often call and ask what type of custody or "time-sharing" schedules are available for infant children. This is a question that shows insight, as child visitation, in order to be in the best interest of...

Divorce is not the most comfortable subject to bring up to your partner. For some, it could be one of the most difficult decisions you’ll ever have to make. It is easy for one to threaten divorce after an argument, but most of the time,...

Child support decisions often come about in divorce cases and separation cases. If you know who the father is, and he is not helping with the expenses of raising the child, you can go to family court and petition for an order him that commands him...

In approximately 9 states,  Arizona, California, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin (with Alaska offering couples the option to opt into the system), property ownership follows a system referred to as community property. The division of property and assets during a divorce...

In child support cases, we find the majority of families being split up, with the children going with one parent. The other parent is ordered to support the raising of the child through child support payments. The idea came about in the 1980s when there...