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How to Adjust a Friendship After Marriage

How to Adjust a Friendship After Marriage

Marriage is a life-changing event. Sometimes when a person gets married, it can cause her to have a hard time staying in touch with her single friends. Priorities change and sometimes this can cause a distance between two people who may have otherwise been the best of friends. It is important to wor......[Read More]
How to Test for Paternity

How to Test for Paternity

Establishing paternity is crucial in protecting a child's legal rights as well as his sense of wellbeing, according to the American Pregnancy Association. Once paternity is established a child may have access to medical insurance and child support. He may also be entitled to social security, veteran......[Read More]
Marriage License Requirements for New York State

Marriage License Requirements for New York State

A couple needs to apply for a marriage license before they can be married legally in New York State. Obtaining a marriage license in New York is not difficult and requires a small fee along with the presence of both the future bride and groom along with a city or town clerk.Prior.........[Read More]
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]
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]
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]
How to Give up Paternal Rights

How to Give up Paternal Rights

There are a number of reasons why a father may wish to relinquish paternal parental rights voluntarily. One of the most common is so that the child can be legally adopted by another party. The procedure differs from state to state, but the basic process is similar.......[Read More]
A Scary Holiday

A Scary Holiday

Abuse occurs more often around the holidays. Here are some signs of abuse to look out for.......[Read More]
Spousal Abuse Or Substance Abuse - How Do You Know?

Spousal Abuse Or Substance Abuse - How Do You Know?

Domestic abuse / spousal abuse verses substance abuse. What is the difference? Read on to see and understand why you'd want to know when seeking treatment.......[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]
What Are the Benefits of Legal Separation Versus Dissolution of Marriage?

What Are the Benefits of Legal Separation Versus Dissolution of Marriage?

There are several key differences between separation and divorce.mari??s image by JLG from Fotolia.comA legal separation is a legal process that formalizes a separation of a married couple while the pair remains legally married. Dissolution of marriage is another term for divorce, which.........[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]
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]