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How To Enforce Child Support Against Military Personnel

How To Enforce Child Support Against Military Personnel

There are special procedures which must be followed if you need to enforcement the child support obligations of a military member. Here is what you need to know to get it done.......[Read More]
The Average Amount for Child Support

The Average Amount for Child Support

When a couple files for divorce, custodial arrangements must be made for any children the two spouses share together. Once a custodial parent is appointed, the court will likely order the noncustodial parent to pay a monthly sum known as child support to the custodial parent. The amount of child sup......[Read More]
What to Know About Common Law Marriages and Child Custody Issues

What to Know About Common Law Marriages and Child Custody Issues

In order to prevent a major child custody issue, it is important to work with your ex spouse to settle differences and design a plan for the children together. Things can be complicated if the couple were common law married, but a resolution is always able to be found.......[Read More]
Child Labor Laws State of Connecticut

Child Labor Laws State of Connecticut

Connecticut has one of the highest minimum wage rates for minor.Connecticut state contour against blurred USA flag image by Stasys Eidiejus from Fotolia.comProviding minors with certain rights and privileges is a priority for most, if not all, states. Certainly, this is no different in.........[Read More]
How to Collect Back Child Support After 13 Years

How to Collect Back Child Support After 13 Years

Collecting many year's worth of child support can be challenging, but it is possible. Consulting a lawyer is advisable due to the legal restrictions of "laches," which a defendant can use in court to question the validity of a charge brought against them after many years.......[Read More]
Grandparents' Rights to Prevent Parents from Moving Out of State

Grandparents' Rights to Prevent Parents from Moving Out of State

Grandparent rights groups are springing up all over the country. Grandparents feel that they should have rights to see their grandchildren even if the parents of the children divorce. Often it is a situation where one set of grandparents gets to see the children, and the parents of the non-custodial......[Read More]
How to Find Out About Child Custody Cases in Albany, New York

How to Find Out About Child Custody Cases in Albany, New York

Child custody law can be emotionally difficult. Communication between the parties fighting for custody can be limited. Fortunately, to make gathering information about child custody cases easier, the state of New York provides public family court information. If you are concerned about a child custo......[Read More]
Texas Joint Custody Laws

Texas Joint Custody Laws

OverviewPixland/Pixland/Getty ImagesIf you are a resident of Texas, and you and your spouse are planning to divorce, it's best to find out all you can about joint custody laws. These guidelines will help you and your soon-to-be ex spouse to share custody of the child in a way that serves.........[Read More]
Laws on Emancipation

Laws on Emancipation

An emancipated teenager is considered an adult for legal purposes.teenager image by Alta.C from Fotolia.comEmancipation is a legal process by which a person under the age of 18 can gain the legal status of an adult. Parents of emancipated minors no longer have the legal right to make.........[Read More]
Child Support Laws: Acknowledgment of Paternity

Child Support Laws: Acknowledgment of Paternity

The federal government legally entitles every child to financial support from both parents. Though every state has a different process, to request a child-support order, paternity must be acknowledged in one of several ways.......[Read More]
How to Appeal an FOC Hearing in Michigan

How to Appeal an FOC Hearing in Michigan

Appealing a Friend of the Court (FOC) hearing in Michigan involves taking your case to the family division of the circuit court in your county. Among the duties of the FOC is to make recommendations to the judge about domestic relations issues such as child support. The FOC is required to periodical......[Read More]
New Hampshire Child Labor Laws

New Hampshire Child Labor Laws

The New Hampshire Department of Labor protects children on the jobNew Hampshire state contour against blurred USA flag image by Stasys Eidiejus from Fotolia.comNew Hampshire child labor laws are enforced by the New Hampshire Department of Labor. These laws address areas such as what hours.........[Read More]
The Rights of a Mother in Child Custody Cases in Texas

The Rights of a Mother in Child Custody Cases in Texas

A person who has custody of a child is the legally recognized guardian of that child under state law. These cases can be simple or very complex, and many factors influence which parent is granted custody of a child in court. Both parents have rights in custody cases, and in Texas, there are specific......[Read More]
Laws on Grandparent's Rights in Missouri on Custody

Laws on Grandparent's Rights in Missouri on Custody

grandparents with grandchild image by Pavel Losevsky from Fotolia.comMissouri allows grandparents to petition for custody of grandchildren in limited circumstances, complying with the mandate laid out by the U.S. Supreme Court's Troxel v. Granville decision of 2000. The Troxel decision.........[Read More]
How To Make A Custody Battle The Easiest On Your Children

How To Make A Custody Battle The Easiest On Your Children

We all begin our lives with big dreams, and many of those dreams consist of a happy family and marriage, but unfortunately sometimes it does not always work out in the end. Many parents feel that they need to fight for custody of their kids with their spouse, and find that with the added emotions of......[Read More]
How to Establish Sole Custody in Washington State

How to Establish Sole Custody in Washington State

Washington State no longer refers to parenting conflicts as "custody" issues. Rather, the state requires the use of a "parenting plan" to decide who will have the right to make child-rearing decisions and spend time with the child. The state prefers to encourage a relationship be......[Read More]
Rules for Modification of Child Support in Wyoming

Rules for Modification of Child Support in Wyoming

As in other states, Wyoming uses a presumptive child support amount that is based on the parents' income. The court will not deviate from the presumptive amount unless the amount is unjust or inappropriate based on several factors, such as the age of the child, the child's needs and the parents' abi......[Read More]
Why Are There Juvenile Boot Camps?

Why Are There Juvenile Boot Camps?

Juvenile Boot Camp is a disciplinary camp for delinquents. Juvenile offenders are sent there as a shock incarceration program. The camp is operated like military basic training.......[Read More]
Can I Leave the Country if I Am Emancipated?

Can I Leave the Country if I Am Emancipated?

Minors who have been legally emancipated by a court of law have the same rights and responsibilities as as an adult in the eyes of the law. As a result, an emancipated minor may live on his own and is not required to consult with his parents when determining where to live.......[Read More]
Child Molester Laws in Tennessee

Child Molester Laws in Tennessee

Child molestation laws in Tennessee include offenses such as child rape, sexual solicitation of a minor, sexual battery and indecent exposure. Child molesters falling into certain repeat offender categories are ineligible for sentence repudiations and are generally required to serve the maximum sent......[Read More]