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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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