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How to Get Child Custody Changed

How to Get Child Custody Changed

During a divorce, the court decides which parent gets custody over the children. In some situations, circumstances change following the agreement and you may wish to change the custody terms of the divorce. However, you cannot change a custody agreement without going back to court. If it is affordab......[Read More]
RSA Laws on Child Custody & Visitation in New Hampshire

RSA Laws on Child Custody & Visitation in New Hampshire

When parents separate, agreeing on custody is often the most difficult step. In New Hampshire, these domestic relations issues are addressed in Revised Statute Annotated (RSA) Section 461-A. Custody is referred to as a "parenting plan" and visitation is called "parenting time."......[Read More]
Types of Gang Intervention Units

Types of Gang Intervention Units

States and countries set up gang intervention units in various cities around the world to help prevent additional gang violence, and also to help intervene with gangs already established and committing crimes. Techniques for gang interventions vary with the unit handling the case, but most often, th......[Read More]
How to Find a Dad's Place of Employment for Child Support

How to Find a Dad's Place of Employment for Child Support

Finding a dad’s place of employment could allow you to begin receiving child support payments, or resume receiving payments if the dad changed jobs. Various state and federal agencies compile employment information, including the Internal Revenue Service, the Social Security Administration and......[Read More]
The Adoption Rights of a Child When a Natural Father Dies in Illinois

The Adoption Rights of a Child When a Natural Father Dies in Illinois

Although adoptions following the death of a biological parent are rarely made with the input of the child, the children of deceased parents retain certain, codified rights. In Illinois, these rights are covered under the Illinois Adoption Act and related laws.......[Read More]
Indiana Law on Child Custody Hearings

Indiana Law on Child Custody Hearings

Children suffer greatly in a divorce or separation of their parents. Understanding the path necessary to settle custody issues in the state of Indiana is the first step in making the transition for children easier as a parent.......[Read More]
Understanding Wage Garnishment (IRS and Child Support)!

Understanding Wage Garnishment (IRS and Child Support)!

One of the most harrowing ordeals one can ever experience is having their wages garnished by the Internal Revenue Service. This is usually done to collect back taxes owing and which the person owing gives the IRS the impression that they are unwilling to pay.......[Read More]
Child Support Assessment Or Child Support Agreement?

Child Support Assessment Or Child Support Agreement?

Parents have a legal obligation to financially support their children. When a child's parents have separated, or have never lived with one another, they are entitled to pursue arrangements for their child's financial support. ......[Read More]
Laws Concerning Back Child Support in Indiana

Laws Concerning Back Child Support in Indiana

Indiana back child support lawschild and adult money image by Alexandr Shebanov from Fotolia.comRegardless of marital status, every child requires the support of both parents. Federal law requires Indiana to provide child support enforcement services for parents who fail to make timely.........[Read More]
Using a Standard Child Visitation Schedule

Using a Standard Child Visitation Schedule

Often, parents find that examples of standard child visitation schedules help in making their own effective visitation schedule. Having a visitation schedule makes shared parenting easier.......[Read More]
Child Custody Rights in Arizona

Child Custody Rights in Arizona

Arizona awards joint or sole custody based on the best interests of the children.Child playing at the beach 7 image by jc from Fotolia.comArizona courts determine custody based on the best interests of the child, including the fitness of both parents and the relationship between the.........[Read More]
Calculating Child Support - An Overview

Calculating Child Support - An Overview

With the estimated average cost to raise a child hovering around $200,000 according to some sources, Georgia courts have been vigilant in enforcing child support laws. In 2007, new laws went into effect in Georgia based on the "shared income" model that had been adopted by other states.......[Read More]
California Child Rights in Custody

California Child Rights in Custody

father with son and dog on autumn leaves image by Pavel Losevsky from Fotolia.comCustody disputes are highly emotional affairs and should be approached with sensitivity. California follows the guidelines outlined in the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act in the.........[Read More]
When Can a Teenager Legally Move Away From Home?

When Can a Teenager Legally Move Away From Home?

In the United States an individual is an adult and can move out on his own when he turns 18. However, it is possible for teenagers to move out sooner if they are legally emancipated from their parents.......[Read More]
Child Custody Overview

Child Custody Overview

When both parents share the decision-making responsibilities for, and/or physical control and custody of, their children this is called joint custody. This may be: joint legal custody (for making major decision); joint physical custody (the children spend signification portions of time with each par......[Read More]
Kentucky Child Support Laws

Kentucky Child Support Laws

KentuckyKentucky state contour against blurred USA flag image by Stasys Eidiejus from Fotolia.comManaged by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, the Child Support Program provides specific guidelines aimed at protecting the interests of children in a divorce case. If you.........[Read More]
Virginia State Child Support Laws

Virginia State Child Support Laws

State of VirginiaVirginia state contour against blurred USA flag image by Stasys Eidiejus from Fotolia.comVirginia's family law statutes are firm that every child has the right to financial support from both parents. Virginia has now incorporated child support guidelines into its.........[Read More]
What Is Sole Custody of a Child?

What Is Sole Custody of a Child?

There are many issues associated with a divorce that are contentious. However, in many cases, nothing is as hotly contested in divorce proceedings as matters involving the custody of a child. There are three general types of custodial arrangements that exist when it comes to a child of divorce paren......[Read More]
How Can You Get Full Custody of Your Child?

How Can You Get Full Custody of Your Child?

In a divorce involving minor children, child custody is an important and often emotionally charged issue. A parent wishing to seek full or exclusive custody of the child must overcome a presumption based upon common statutory interpretation that the child's best interests are served by joint custody......[Read More]
Information About Children Who Commit Violent Crimes

Information About Children Who Commit Violent Crimes

Information about children who commit violent crimes is often sought by prosecutors, defense attorneys, teachers, law enforcement personnel and many others who search for answers as to why and how a person so young could be responsible for such a violent action. Learning more about the risk factors......[Read More]