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Child Custody Laws

Child Custody Laws

Although the laws that govern child custody vary from state to state, they all have a single ultimate goal: to protect the interests of children after their parents divorce by determining which parent can provide the most nurturing home environment and upbringing. That decision is too often made mor......[Read More]
Should You Prepare A Legal Guardianship?

Should You Prepare A Legal Guardianship?

As a parent, preparing for the inevitable is one of the best ways to secure the future of your children. Appointing a legal guardian for our children is the best course of action in order to prevent your children from becoming orphans should you die or be incapacitated. Read this article to learn if......[Read More]
How to Write a Child Custody Deposition

How to Write a Child Custody Deposition

As part of a child custody case, you may be required to participate in a deposition. This is a formal question-and-answer session used to obtain information from witnesses, while under oath. Usually, your attorney will develop and write questions for a deposition. However, if you are handling your c......[Read More]
International Child Travel

International Child Travel

Litigation concerning a parent's right to take a child out of the United States to visit another country requires courts to balance two competing - and often highly conflicting - interests. On the one hand, a child has the right - perhaps a fundamental human right - to experience the benefits o......[Read More]
Daycare License Requirements in WI

Daycare License Requirements in WI

Wisconsin state law requires childcare facilities to be licensed.Child image by Serenitie from Fotolia.comThe State of Wisconsin has stringent legal regulations regarding daycare. All daycare facilities in the state must be officially licensed. For parents, knowing the license.........[Read More]
Can Child Support Be Claimed as Income?

Can Child Support Be Claimed as Income?

Parents who receive child support use the funds to pay for necessary expenses for their children. Non-custodial parents usually make these payments in connection with a court order or an arrangement with the custodial parents. While child support can provide financial assistance for child care costs......[Read More]
Government Regulations for a Home Day Care

Government Regulations for a Home Day Care

Starting a home day care can be exciting. You provide a valuable service to working parents. You help children make new friends and learn social skills. And you get paid! However, your business needs to meet certain standards.......[Read More]
Do I Need a Lawyer to File for Child Support?

Do I Need a Lawyer to File for Child Support?

Filing for child support can be a daunting task for those who don't know the legal ropes. Each county will have its own procedures for filing a child support claim. While a lawyer can be an asset to those needing to file a child support claim, lawyers also can be expensive. Filing for child support ......[Read More]
What Rights Does a Minor Child Have When a Parent He Is Not Living With Dies?

What Rights Does a Minor Child Have When a Parent He Is Not Living With Dies?

U.S. laws pertaining to the rights a minor child has when a parent he or she is not living with dies vary by state, though many are similar. Moreover, the best interests of the child are taken into consideration when a parent dies; whether or not the child was living with the parent. Regardless of t......[Read More]
How to File Interference With Child Custody

How to File Interference With Child Custody

Custodial rights are fundamental to your relationship with your child. If you have been involved in a divorce, paternity or some other type of case involving custody issues, there is an outstanding order which details precisely what are your custodial rights. If the other parent (and party to the ca......[Read More]
Unwed Child Custody Laws in Virginia

Unwed Child Custody Laws in Virginia

Children and custodychildren image by Mat Hayward from Fotolia.comMany states determine that an unwed mother of a child has automatic custody of her child and the father must go through court to prove that he is the father in order to obtain any rights to the child. In Virginia there is.........[Read More]
Divorce and Child Custody Laws in Tennessee

Divorce and Child Custody Laws in Tennessee

Tennessee custody laws do not make any assumptions about arrangements.Child image by Serenitie from Fotolia.comThe decision to divorce requires legal intervention to officially end the union and decide many important matters, such as property division and child custody. Though divorce.........[Read More]
How to Increase Your Child Support

How to Increase Your Child Support

Gather information that shows that your income does not cover expenses, and file papers in court requesting an increase in child support.......[Read More]
Parental Alienation Syndrome - How to Recognize That Your Child Is Alienated From You

Parental Alienation Syndrome - How to Recognize That Your Child Is Alienated From You

Parental alienation is hard to understand... It seems unconscionable that someone would position your own flesh and blood to perceive you as his or her enemy. Here are some basic signs of parental alienation that you will want to be aware of if you suspect this is happening to you and your children.......[Read More]
Why Hire A Child Support Attorney?

Why Hire A Child Support Attorney?

Receiving or paying for child support can be a tedious overwhelming process regardless of where you are or where you live. Every state has a set of regulations and rules over the filing and payment process not forgetting where to source for help. In as much as the local child support enforcement off......[Read More]
Ways School and Communities Can Help With Delinquency

Ways School and Communities Can Help With Delinquency

We've all heard the proverb "it takes a village to raise a child" and that just might be true. Schools and communities can combat juvenile delinquency by taking an active role in the lives of youth in their area. Prevention programs and special volunteer services help train young people to be positi......[Read More]
Guidelines for Paying Child Support in Virginia

Guidelines for Paying Child Support in Virginia

Payment of child support in Virginia is ordered to help in the support and maintenance of minor children. While child support can be paid on a voluntary basis, it is generally ordered by and paid through the court system.......[Read More]
Child Custody Act of Texas

Child Custody Act of Texas

The Texas Child Custody Act is the Texas adoption of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) as stated in the Family Code Chapter 152 of Texas law. This act unifies state codes in regard to which state has jurisdiction over child-custody battles based on the residence pat......[Read More]
Rights of Fathers of Children Born Out of Wedlock

Rights of Fathers of Children Born Out of Wedlock

Unmarried fathers must be proactive to protect their rights.father image by Pavel Vlasov from Fotolia.comThe law in most states treats an unmarried father's parental rights differently than the rights of a father who is married to his child's mother. If an unwed father wants to preserve.........[Read More]
Making and Using a Child Custody Calendar

Making and Using a Child Custody Calendar

One of the most vital parts of a parenting plan or custody agreement is a child custody calendar. Create an effective child custody calendar to make your situation work more easily.......[Read More]