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Family Violence - Lost Mothers, Lied-to Children & the Legal Abuse Syndrome

Family Violence - Lost Mothers, Lied-to Children & the Legal Abuse Syndrome

Far too often when you leave an abusive relationship, you go from the frying pan of family violence to the fire of legal domestic abuse...and don't understand what's going on until the damage is done. Read on to learn what you will want to know before having children with an abuser.
What to Do If You Are Being Verbally Abused

What to Do If You Are Being Verbally Abused

Deep inside, you know it's wrong the way he's talking to you. (Please change the gender if it should be 'she' throughout this article, but the reality is that in our culture far more husbands are abusive to their wives than the reverse.) You feel bad about yourself, and as he wal
How to Adopt a Stepchild in Texas

How to Adopt a Stepchild in Texas

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
Domestic Violence And Abuse - The Ugly Reality

Domestic Violence And Abuse - The Ugly Reality

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.
Types Of Domestic Violence

Types Of Domestic Violence

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.
Legal Guardianship for School Purposes

Legal Guardianship for School Purposes

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
Prenuptial Agreements in Pennsylvania

Prenuptial Agreements in Pennsylvania

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...
Abusive Relationship With Love And Hate

Abusive Relationship With Love And Hate

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
Voluntarily Terminating Parental Rights in Iowa

Voluntarily Terminating Parental Rights in Iowa

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.
How to Visit Gorky Park in Moscow

How to Visit Gorky Park in Moscow

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’
Early Warning Signs of Domestic Violence - The Walking Time Bomb

Early Warning Signs of Domestic Violence - The Walking Time Bomb

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.
Steps to Legally Change Your Name

Steps to Legally Change Your Name

Obtain Identification RecordsIn order to legally change your name, it is necessary to obtain your original birth certificate. In the event you do not possess the original document, you will need to order a certified birth certificate from the office in your jurisdiction that is...
Rights of Adoptees

Rights of Adoptees

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
IRA 403(b) Dissolution Regulations

IRA 403(b) Dissolution Regulations

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...
How to Change Back to Your Maiden Name

How to Change Back to Your Maiden Name

Changing back to your maiden name is not a difficult thing to do. People change their names for professional and personal reasons. Perhaps you want to create a new beginning for yourself, or you want to work under your original name. Either way, gather your legal documents and check into going back
Moving Forward Beyond Narcissistic Abuse

Moving Forward Beyond Narcissistic Abuse

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.
How to Write a Letter of Paternity

How to Write a Letter of Paternity

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
Requirements for Becoming a Family Lawyer in Texas

Requirements for Becoming a Family Lawyer in Texas

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...
Domestic Violence Counseling - Physical Vs Psychological Abuse: Who Is the "Real" Victim H

Domestic Violence Counseling - Physical Vs Psychological Abuse: Who Is the "Real" Victim H

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.
Parental Rights of Minors in California

Parental Rights of Minors in California

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