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How to Get an Annulment

How to Get an Annulment

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.
How to End Guardianship of Minors in Oklahoma

How to End Guardianship of Minors in Oklahoma

In Oklahoma, the proceedings for appointing and terminating guardianship are outlined by the Oklahoma Guardianship and Conservatorship Act. This act provides for the required actions of parties and the court in matters related to guardianship of minors. Under Oklahoma law, guardianship of a minor te
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.
Ways to Get a Marriage Annulled

Ways to Get a Marriage Annulled

An annulment voids a marriage so that, in the eyes of the law or a religious organization, it is as if the marriage never happened. Annulments differ from divorces, which end marriages as of a specific date. Grounds for seeking a legal or civil annulment vary among states, but require proving a men
How do I Apply for a Visa From the Netherlands to the United Kingdom?

How do I Apply for a Visa From the Netherlands to the United Kingdom?

Given that The Netherlands is a member of the EEA (European Economic Area), Dutch travelers do not need a visa to visit the United Kingdom. They only need to show a valid passport or identity card upon arrival in the country. However, if you are a non-Dutch traveler and are from one of the countries
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.
Domestic Abuse or Domestic Violence - Does Terminology Matter?

Domestic Abuse or Domestic Violence - Does Terminology Matter?

Many terms can denote the crime of domestic violence but Governments have considered it better to broaden its term to Domestic Abuse to encompass both the emotional and other aspects which many women (and some men) are victim to excluding the physical assaults committed within the home.Does this cha
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...
Conditions for Marriage Annulment in North Carolina

Conditions for Marriage Annulment in North Carolina

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
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.
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
New Book About Saudi Arabia Published - Charades in the Desert Sands - Domestic Violence True Story

New Book About Saudi Arabia Published - Charades in the Desert Sands - Domestic Violence True Story

American Woman Suffers Abuse at Hands of Saudi Husband in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Survives to Relate Escape from A Personal Life of HellAmerican Woman Doesn't Consider Saudi Arabia an American Ally: Saudi Men Treat Women as Chattel; Saudi Women Are Victims of Ancient Cultural Traditions