An annulment wipes your marriage off the books, as if it never happened. But understand that there are two types of annulments: civil (by the government) and religious. Obtaining one doesn't mean you've obtained the other. You need to apply for both if you want both.
According to Nolo, a website offering free legal information, stepparent adoptions are far less complicated than standard adoptions because the relationship between the stepchild and the stepparent eliminates the need for some parts of the procedure. This holds true in Texas, but certain requirement
It is such a complicated issue. But there is plenty of evidence to show that domestic abuse is a learned trait. Until that cycle is broken, domestic abuse and domestic violence will remain an ugly reality. Read on to learn more.
Domestic violence is most commonly pictured as a situation in which the abusive partner physically harms the victim. However, it can occur in many different forms and often follows an escalating pattern that becomes worse over time.
It can have you afraid of your own shadow. The strange part is you saw it coming yet at the same time you never had a clue.
When grandparents or other relatives raise a child due to the parents' absence or inability to care for the child, they may encounter legal issues related to the child's education. Without a formal arrangement allowing the caregiver to make decisions normally made by a parent, the caregiver may have
Engaged couples in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania can draft a prenuptial agreement.engagement image by Arpad Nagy-Bagoly from Fotolia.comA prenuptial agreement is, in essence, a contract entered into by a couple in anticipation of marriage that will govern proceedings, including the...
An annulment is a legal declaration that a marriage never existed. North Carolina permits annulments in a limited number of circumstances. In those circumstances, a marriage becomes void and the North Carolina district courts issue an annulment. A person can file for an annulment in the district cou
Is a man capable of abusing the woman that he loves and does he relish the suffering and pain that she is undergoing? I believe that abusive men are selflessly entangled into the paths of blindness, they forget or do not know how to love with Godly passion. When a woman is enduring changeless abuse
The procedures required for a voluntary termination of parental rights in Iowa include a specific time frame, signature of legal documents and court proceedings. Iowa's adoption laws also determine what can happen before and after the birth parents agree to terminate their parental rights.
Gorky Park could be considered Moscow’s equivalent to both Central Park and Disneyland. While there is ample room to stroll along the park avenues or sit among the grass and picnic or read, the place is more a destination for visitors seeking the atmosphere of a harmless carnival. Don’
If they seem too good to be true you should do some serious investigating. It's when they are trying to present you with the perfect image that the mask can easily slip.
Adult adoptees are denied rights to their original birth certificate in most states in the United States. A widespread movement is taking place in the country to help restore adoptees' access to their original birth records. Proponents believe it is a constitutional right to have access to their bir
There aren't very many people who want to work forever; to keep from doing so you must plan for your retirement. Depending on where you work, your options will be significantly different. Most corporations and institutions provide generous options for their employees, but for those who...
Moving beyond narcissistic abuse requires that victims sift through the rubble of the destruction and look for what is left to work with.The experience of abuse can be the launching pad for a much greater life once we learn to pick up the pieces and embrace the journey we are on.
All states have their own policies and procedures for acknowledging paternity; you usually must fill out a form with the hospital when the child is born or with the child support office. These forms are in place because they collect information that will legally make you responsible for the child. T
Become a family lawyer in Texasfamily image by vanda from Fotolia.comThe requirements for becoming a lawyer in Texas include a rigorous educational path as well as a number of examinations and investigations. Once you have received your license to practice law, you may decide to focus on...
Sometimes things are not as they seem when it comes to domestic violence counseling. On the outside looking in, one might think the striking person is the "real" abuser in the relationship. Read on for insight into the distinction between outward aggression and abusive control.
In the state of Ohio, it was typical for the mother to receive the house and the kids; meanwhile the father was ordered to pay child support and relegated to seeing his children on weekends, holidays and summer vacation. The trend is moving toward a shared parenting model. Ohio fosters a shared par
Many of the California laws on parental rights for adults also apply to parents who are minors. A minor's parents usually cannot overcome their child's right to make pregnancy-related decisions or take away her parental rights after the child's birth. When a teen father has established paternity of