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Rules for Juvenile Probation

Rules for Juvenile Probation

Juvenile probation can constructively guide a young person towards adulthood.child image by Vaida from Fotolia.comEvery state has slightly different probation rules for adult and juvenile offenders. However, there are some basic similarities between states as to the terms and conditions.........[Read More]
Factors Involving Child Custody

Factors Involving Child Custody

Child custody is often the most sensitive issue a family court judge oversees. During a divorce or a custody battle between two unmarried parents, a family court judge must determine which parent is more suitable to obtain custodial rights over the child. In determining the best interests of the chi......[Read More]
How to File a Stay of Disbursement in Ohio

How to File a Stay of Disbursement in Ohio

A stay of disbursement is often filed to put a hold on wage garnishments. Stays of disbursement are used to temporarily stop child support payments when the paying party feels they should not have to pay. In Ohio, you must file a Motion to Modify Child Support. The motion must be filed through the c......[Read More]
How to Deal With Child Protection Agencies

How to Deal With Child Protection Agencies

Be extra careful in dealing with child protection agencies. You will need legal counsel to be certain that your children are not taken away from you.......[Read More]
Why Do Men Have to Fight Harder Than Women for Custody?

Why Do Men Have to Fight Harder Than Women for Custody?

Many successful single parent families are headed by men, and many by women. However, the court system has traditionally been biased towards mothers when choosing which parent should be awarded custody in a child custody hearing. Worthy fathers sometimes face a tougher battle in the court room when ......[Read More]
How to Get Sole Custody in Illinois

How to Get Sole Custody in Illinois

All states, including Illinois, maintain similar standards for obtaining sole legal and physical custody of a minor child. Despite similar standards in all 50 states, some minor deviations exist in the manner in which sole custody is established. Illinois law maintains a specific process to permit y......[Read More]
Laws That Govern a Parents Right to Refuse Health Care for Children

Laws That Govern a Parents Right to Refuse Health Care for Children

Laws governing parents' rights over children in terms of health care have been a matter of case law.Justice image by MVit from Fotolia.comParents do not have the right to legislate religious convictions for their children. The laws that govern parents' rights over children in terms of.........[Read More]
Getting a Legal Separation in Arkansas

Getting a Legal Separation in Arkansas

When a married couple become legally separated, they must agree to the terms of separation and stay in agreement until they decide to either reconcile or divorce. Legal separation agreements often cover issues that may lead to conflict, such as child custody, support and dividing up property. In Ark......[Read More]
Oklahoma State Child Support Laws

Oklahoma State Child Support Laws

A hearing can modify child support payments in Oklahoma.US Supreme Court image by dwight9592 from Fotolia.comChild support laws are mandated and enforced at the state level. States have varying laws in regard to child support, however all states’ child support laws are designed to.........[Read More]
Divorce Has More Than Its Share of Myths and Misconceptions

Divorce Has More Than Its Share of Myths and Misconceptions

Misinformation leads us to having incorrect beliefs, which, in turn, set us up to making avoidable mistakes and incorrect choices. Can my spouse prevent me from getting a divorce?......[Read More]
How to Get Back Child Support in Oregon

How to Get Back Child Support in Oregon

Child support is money paid by one parent to the other. The parent who does not have physical custody of the child is the non-custodial parent, while the parent who receives child support is the custodial parent. When a parent refuses to pay child support, or is unable to, a child support agency is ......[Read More]
Information About Child Custody in Pennsylvania

Information About Child Custody in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania, unlike some other states, considers child custody and child support to be different legal matters. If a parent files for child support payments, it does not mean that the filing parent is automatically granted custody. Physical custody refers to the child's location, while legal custod......[Read More]
Emancipation Laws for Child Support in Indiana

Emancipation Laws for Child Support in Indiana

Emancipation can affect child support orders in Indiana.young woman image by Valentin Mosichev from Fotolia.comEmancipation of a minor is a legal term used to define a period when a minor is no longer the subject of control or custody of his parents or guardians and likewise, the parents.........[Read More]
Child Custody Rules and Immigration Laws

Child Custody Rules and Immigration Laws

Child custody care rules can collide with decisions of the immigration court.offended boy image by Andrii Oleksiienko from Fotolia.comThe state family court and the immigration court are completely different systems that sometimes deal with the same cases. Each court makes its own.........[Read More]
How to File for Divorce and Child Custody in Georgia

How to File for Divorce and Child Custody in Georgia

You don't need an attorney to file for divorce or for custody of your children. Georgia has one petition form that's used when filing for divorce or custody, so you need only file a single form with the family law court. The form is available from the court or online. To file for divorce in Georgia,......[Read More]
How to Deal With Having Joint Custody of Your Kids

How to Deal With Having Joint Custody of Your Kids

When you are first married, you definitely do not expect to divorce. When you start a family, you are more concerned for your children's welfare than possible custody scenarios in the event of a split. Divorce, however, does happen under different circumstances, and if you have agreed to a join......[Read More]
Seeking Child Custody

Seeking Child Custody

A Denver child custody lawyer is a necessity for parents that are seeking to establish custody for their children. Whether or not the custody will be shared or one parent will claim sole custody, it is extremely important that legal representation is available in order to oversee as well as implemen......[Read More]
Implications for Gang Prevention

Implications for Gang Prevention

Gang activity in the United States has risen since the 1990s. The U.S. Department of Justice reported in 2000 that more than 700,000 members belonged to an estimated 24,500 gangs across the country. Once considered an inner city problem, youth gangs have expanded into suburban areas and even some sm......[Read More]
Rules for Fathers Fighting for Child Custody in North Carolina

Rules for Fathers Fighting for Child Custody in North Carolina

Fathers in North Carolina have the right to seek custody of their children.children with father image by Marzanna Syncerz from Fotolia.comNorth Carolina does not give parents preference based on gender during a custody dispute, and therefore fathers have equal rights to child custody..........[Read More]
Boot Camps for Boys in Pennsylvania

Boot Camps for Boys in Pennsylvania

Teen boot camps in Pennsylvania provide a viable option for young people in need of rehabilitation. Boot camp is not for everyone. Teens with significant criminal histories, or those who have committed serious offenses, often do not qualify for boot camp. However, for many teens the highly structure......[Read More]