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How to Change a Child's Last Name in Minnesota

How to Change a Child's Last Name in Minnesota

People change their names for many different reasons; they even change the names of their children. Reasons for changing a child's name include divorce, remarriage and adoption. To change the name of a child in Minnesota, parents or legal guardians must petition the court for permission for a change......[Read More]
Procedure for Divorce in India

Procedure for Divorce in India

Historically, divorce rates in India have been low, but in recent decades there is a trend toward dissolving marriages. The process to do so is governed by a series of acts, which effectively set rules based on the religion of the couple severing ties. Regardless of faith, it can be a long process, ......[Read More]
How to Amend a Commercial Lease

How to Amend a Commercial Lease

A lease is a contract where a landlord conveys rights in a property to a tenant, subject to conditions set forth in the lease. A residential lease conveys property for where the tenant will live, while a commercial lease conveys property where the tenant will run a business. A commercial lease can b......[Read More]
How to Terminate Guardianship of a Minor

How to Terminate Guardianship of a Minor

Parents can terminate guardianship because they are extremely ill or do not have the means to care for their minor. Most of the time, courts allow this type of guardianship termination. Parents need to provide evidence that discontinuing the guardianship is beneficial for the child. The child may be......[Read More]
Prenup Laws

Prenup Laws

Keep in mind that many marriages do not work out as intended, so a prenuptial agreement may be a wise move.marriage image by Mykola Velychko from Fotolia.comThe prenuptial agreement, commonly referred to as a "prenup," is a legally binding contract between two people who plan to get.........[Read More]
Relationships: Why Do Some People Stay In Abusive Relationships?

Relationships: Why Do Some People Stay In Abusive Relationships?

To see or hear about someone who is being abused in a relationship and yet continues to stay in the relationship is hard to comprehend. Logically it makes no sense whatsoever and sounds completely dysfunctional. The type of abuse can vary from what may seem to be fairly moderate, to extreme abuse. A......[Read More]
Missouri Foster Parents Rights

Missouri Foster Parents Rights

Foster parents care for children in state custody. The children are most often removed from their family's care due to abuse or neglect or the natural parents inability to care for them. In Missouri, foster parents are given preference for adopting youngsters in their care. However, foster care is i......[Read More]
How to Get Legal Aid Representation for Terminating Parental Rights in West Virginia

How to Get Legal Aid Representation for Terminating Parental Rights in West Virginia

You can apply to terminate your legal rights as a parent under Chapter 49 of the West Virginia Code. Your decision to terminate parental rights is a recognition that your child's interests may best be served by an individual with the time and resources to properly raise and care for a child. West Vi......[Read More]
Honoured Killing Or Zero Tolerance For Female Body

Honoured Killing Or Zero Tolerance For Female Body

Honored killing is about violence against females, a serious and complex social-mental health problem when there is zero tolerance for female bodies. It does not matter where this act of crime takes place; it is still a problem of the world and it needs world's attention.......[Read More]
Wife Beater's Paradise

Wife Beater's Paradise

As I walk down the hallways of the family court I look at liberty and realize that there's none left Because they've been lying and blasting so long That even judges think that women's minds are gone But they don't put away the men who deserve it They treat women like trash and t......[Read More]
Married to an Angry Spouse? How to Help Them (Yourself and Your Children)

Married to an Angry Spouse? How to Help Them (Yourself and Your Children)

There is a huge difference between an angry spouse and a spouse who gets angry. We all get angry sometimes (mostly everyone). However, if it happens a lot then you are dealing with an angry husband or wife and not just a husband or wife who gets angry. In this article I'm going to show you what......[Read More]
How Long Does It Take to Get a Marriage Certificate?

How Long Does It Take to Get a Marriage Certificate?

A marriage certificate is the legal document that proves you are married. Generally, you can obtain a copy from the clerk's office in the county where your marriage took place or from the office of the recorder or registrar in some states. Submit an application, proof of your identity and pay the re......[Read More]
Father's Rights for Children

Father's Rights for Children

Consult with an experienced attorney in paternal rights to help determine the best parental options for you.dad image by Mat Hayward from Fotolia.comAccording to Child Custody Guide, paternal rights in custody fights practically were nonexistent in the past; it was more likely that women.........[Read More]
Louisiana Marriage License Requirements

Louisiana Marriage License Requirements

Learn the Louisiana marriage license requirements.bride image by Mat Hayward from Fotolia.comMarriage is one of the most important steps that any couple can make in their lives together. Besides the religious and social aspects of marriage, however, it is a legally binding contract that.........[Read More]
DS-156 Instructions

DS-156 Instructions

A U.S. Nonimmigrant Visa Application, Form DS-156, must be completed properly and filed with the U.S. Department of State. Nonimmigrant visas allow a foreign national to enter the United States for business, pleasure or medical treatment. Generally, the visa is issued for one or multiple entries and......[Read More]
Immigrants' Constitutional Rights in the US

Immigrants' Constitutional Rights in the US

Millions of legal and illegal immigrants live in the United States. They have jobs, pay taxes, marry, have children and attend US schools. Aliens are protected by the 14th Amendment of the Constitution of the United States, but other laws concerning immigrants are complex and controversial. Because ......[Read More]
Abuse In Teen Dating Relationships - Friends of the Abused and Abuser

Abuse In Teen Dating Relationships - Friends of the Abused and Abuser

Before you get into a serious dating relationship, you need to ask the following questions regarding friends.My husband has often said that "you either are or will soon be like your friends."He's right about that and a lot of other things as well. One for sure consideration is what do......[Read More]
Submission - The 4 Letter Word of the 21st Century

Submission - The 4 Letter Word of the 21st Century

If you want to start a fight, just use the word SUBMISSION in the context of husband and wife. Its a dirty word and while 99% of the time it is used inappropriately and in violation of its very meaning. This article attempts to set the record straight on its definition, use, and misuses and put it i......[Read More]
How to Word a Postnuptial Agreement

How to Word a Postnuptial Agreement

A postnuptial agreement is an agreement made by a couple after they get married that states how the couple will divide assets and debts in the event of divorce. Postnuptial agreements are also used by couples in civil unions. A postnuptial agreement is created, signed by both parties and notarized i......[Read More]
The Process of Legal Guardianship

The Process of Legal Guardianship

Guardianship is necessary when a person cannot take care of himself, either because the person is a child or has an incapacitating disability. For example, elderly Alzheimer's patients may need guardians to make decisions for them when they are no longer capable of making their own decisions. The g......[Read More]