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Child Support & SSI Laws in Pennsylvania

Child Support & SSI Laws in Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, SSI is factored into child support.family image by Mat Hayward from Fotolia.comChild support laws were created to make sure children receive the financial support they need from both parents and to ensure that all financial obligations do not fall on the custodial parent.........[Read More]
Wyoming Juvenile Probation Rules

Wyoming Juvenile Probation Rules

The state of Wyoming mandates specific juvenile probation rules.teen pointing image by Lisa Eastman from Fotolia.comA juvenile placed on probation by a judge has the opportunity to redeem himself in the community and prove he can become a law-abiding citizen. In Wyoming, as in other.........[Read More]
How to Win Child Custody in North Carolina

How to Win Child Custody in North Carolina

Child custody laws in North Carolina charge judges with making the determination based solely upon the child's best interests. The judge will consider all types of factors when making a decision regarding legal and/or physical custody. No party is automatically favored. If you want to win child cus......[Read More]
Joint Custody Laws in Maryland

Joint Custody Laws in Maryland

Maryland custody laws take into account the best interests of children in awarding custody to divorcing parents.man and woman divorced image by Ivonne Wierink from Fotolia.comIn any situation of divorce that involves children, the question of who takes care of the children becomes.........[Read More]
Legal Consequences of Incorporation

Legal Consequences of Incorporation

When you incorporate your business, the law views your corporation as an entity separate from you. This separation divides the control and management of the corporation from those persons who own the corporation (called shareholders). Legally speaking, incorporation offers benefits to doing business......[Read More]
The Difference Between a Prohibited Steps Order and a Specific Issues Order

The Difference Between a Prohibited Steps Order and a Specific Issues Order

Prohibited Steps Order and Specific Issue Orders are both important aspects in Child Law. One prevents a parent from making certain actions, the other states that they must make those actions by law.......[Read More]
What Causes Youth Violence?

What Causes Youth Violence?

Though in recent years crime rates have decreased, youth violence has increased in many cities around the country. In Boston, for example, the number of crimes committed by youths under the age of 17 tripled since 2002 (as of 2009). There are many different factors which have been blamed for the inc......[Read More]
When Can Children Choose Custody?

When Can Children Choose Custody?

Parents getting a divorce must consider the needs of their children when determining a custody arrangement. While children are often asked to choose their custodial parent, they are unable to make legal decisions about their custody.......[Read More]
How to File Inteference With Child Custody

How to File Inteference With Child Custody

Addressing an interference of your custodial rights associated with your child can include seeking judicial intervention, according to the American Bar Association Section of Family Law. A common situation involves the other parent interfering with custodial rights by not abiding by the existing ord......[Read More]
Different Types of Correctional Facilities

Different Types of Correctional Facilities

The Federal Bureau of Prisons runs five different types of correction facilities to hold inmates in the United States.......[Read More]
How to Change to 50/50 Custody Legally

How to Change to 50/50 Custody Legally

In order to modify a current child custody order, you will need to file a petition in the appropriate family law court requesting a modification of the current custody arrangement. After providing notice to the other natural parent, the matter will eventually be heard by a court, which will make a d......[Read More]
How to Gather Evidence in a Custody Case

How to Gather Evidence in a Custody Case

When gathering evidence in a custody case, it is important to keep records, take photos and focus on evidence that will show that the other parent is not as good a parent as you.......[Read More]
Child Labor Laws for Idaho

Child Labor Laws for Idaho

Child labor laws prevent children from engaging in dangerous occupations and protect them from exploitation. While federal laws govern many aspects of child labor, each state has leeway in determining its own laws. In Idaho, children must be at least 14 to engage in most occupations other.........[Read More]
Establishing Legal Paternity

Establishing Legal Paternity

Paternity is defined as the state of being someone's father. With advancements in science, it is easier and more accurate than ever before to establish paternity. DNA testing methods, including SWAB Tests and DNA Genetic Identity tests are reasonably priced and available at a growing number of ......[Read More]
A Look At A Child Support Law Firm

A Look At A Child Support Law Firm

A child support law firm can be helpful to you in making sure that you learn everything you need to know about child support and in making sure that you are treated fairly in the court proceedings. Here we look at some information regarding law firms that handle these legal circumstances following a......[Read More]
What Are Juvenile Probation Institutions & Aftercare?

What Are Juvenile Probation Institutions & Aftercare?

Juvenile probation institutions are places where minors can serve sentences assigned by a judge. Probation sentences vary from intense with constant supervision and monitoring to more casual sentences without constant direct supervision of law enforcement officers. The types of juvenile probation in......[Read More]
Child Support Laws in Maine

Child Support Laws in Maine

The laws that govern the way child support obligations are decided in Maine are contained in the Maine Revised Statutes. These laws are codified in Title 19-A, Part 3, Chapter 63, Sections 2001-2010. This statute outlines how support obligations are calculated and how they are to be.........[Read More]
The Child Custody Laws for San Antonio, Texas

The Child Custody Laws for San Antonio, Texas

If you live in San Antonio and will be getting a divorce soon, you and your spouse should become aware of child custody laws surrounding divorce cases in the city, and in the state of Texas. Child custody laws will help you to make the best decision concerning how your children will be.........[Read More]
How to Adjust Arkansas Child Support Payments for Non-Custodial Parents

How to Adjust Arkansas Child Support Payments for Non-Custodial Parents

During the various stages of a child's life, the financial needs of the child change due to circumstances. The non-custodial parent carries the responsibility of providing financial and medical support; however, changes in circumstances also happens to non-custodial parents where a child support mod......[Read More]
Oklahoma's Full Statute on Child Custody Laws

Oklahoma's Full Statute on Child Custody Laws

Oklahoma law allows children 12 or older to have a say in custody arrangements.Oklahoma state contour against blurred USA flag image by Stasys Eidiejus from Fotolia.comOklahoma divorce law requires judges to take the child's best interests into account when making custody decisions. The.........[Read More]