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How to Get Visitation Revoked in Georgia

How to Get Visitation Revoked in Georgia

Georgia courts make child visitations based on the best interests of the child, while recognizing that the participation of both parents is ideal for a child's development. Where, however, exposure to a parent may be detrimental to the child's safety or welfare, courts have the discretion to restric......[Read More]
Shining The Spotlight on Domestic Violence

Shining The Spotlight on Domestic Violence

Establishing a conversation about domestic violence. Tips and information on domestic violence.......[Read More]
Abuse and Divorce - When Protecting Your Abused Children Compromises You

Abuse and Divorce - When Protecting Your Abused Children Compromises You

When protecting your children is punishing yourself...you must be in a domestic violence divorce. Here are just a few things you will want to remember when protecting your children from abuse during and after divorce.......[Read More]
How to Change Your Name on a Mortgage After Divorce

How to Change Your Name on a Mortgage After Divorce

If you are divorcing your spouse, you may decide to continue living in your house and retain the property as the sole owner. In addition, if you decide to drop your husband's last name and take your maiden name, you will need to change your name of all important documents, including your mortgage pa......[Read More]
Domestic Abuse From an Unexpected Source

Domestic Abuse From an Unexpected Source

When most people think of domestic abuse, they usually think of men beating their female partners or occasionally men suffering at the hands of their wives and girlfriends. Angry, teenage antics would certainly not be considered domestic abuses, but in some cases, the child's behaviour can beco......[Read More]
Rights for a Part-Time Father

Rights for a Part-Time Father

Although it might not feel like it to some fathers, they have legal rights with regard to their children even if they get only a fraction of the placement time that a court order or separation agreement gives the mother.......[Read More]
How to Change Your Name While Under 18 in Australia

How to Change Your Name While Under 18 in Australia

Changing your name while under 18 in Australia requires several specific steps. You must register to change your name with the NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages. Several documents need to be completely filled out and proof of identification has to be shown. You must have parents or a legal......[Read More]
How to Petition for Precautionary Measures

How to Petition for Precautionary Measures

The Precautionary Principle aims to minimize public or environmental threats. This principle, first introduced in Europe in the 1970s, mandates precautionary measures whenever an action is deemed potentially harmful. Measures are eased when the persons responsible provide evidence that no harm will ......[Read More]
How to Get Your Marriage Annulled in North Carolina

How to Get Your Marriage Annulled in North Carolina

Waking up the next morning and regretting a marriage is not enough to get an annulment. An annulment is a legal ruling that states the marriage never existed because the partnership violated the law. Annulment is one area of the law that is both uncommon and difficult to prove. North Carolina, as wi......[Read More]
How to Change Your Surname Through Marriage in California

How to Change Your Surname Through Marriage in California

So you have married and decided to change your last name. Depending on whether you take your spouse's last name or change to some other surname such as a combination of your surname and your spouse's, you may have to follow different procedures to change your surname in California. Just furnishing a......[Read More]
Domestic Abuse, Are You A Hostage In Your Own Home?

Domestic Abuse, Are You A Hostage In Your Own Home?

Abused spouses tend to take the blame for being abused. Children are drawn into the guilt by association, that is compounded when the abused spouse seems to allow and accept the abuse.The abuse pattern is sometimes so ingrained in the family that it takes on a sense of normalcy. Clint Van Zandt, in ......[Read More]
Women Kick Butt - Forty Percent of All Domestic Violence Attacks Are Against Males

Women Kick Butt - Forty Percent of All Domestic Violence Attacks Are Against Males

Things have sure changed in the United States in the last hundred years. Did you know that 40% of all the domestic violent attacks are caused by women against men, and not by men against women? It's true, and yet we know for a fact that in many male-dominated societies for some reason it is sti......[Read More]
How to Get a Business Visa for the Ukraine

How to Get a Business Visa for the Ukraine

The Ukrainian Embassy in Washington, DC, as of May 1, 2005, does not require citizens of Switzerland or the European Union (EU) to apply for visas, including Business visas, to enter the country. However, if you are from another country and you are considering doing business in the Ukraine, you must......[Read More]
Who Can Be Considered an Intimate Partner?

Who Can Be Considered an Intimate Partner?

Intimate partner violence (IPV) affects over 7.5 million Americans every year, according to a report published by the department of justice. This uncomfortable and harmful subject is a serious problem and the social stigmas often keep it hidden. Because of the nature of the relationship between the ......[Read More]
Domestic Violence Goes to Work - Helping the Abused Employee

Domestic Violence Goes to Work - Helping the Abused Employee

When the economy dips, domestic violence often increases, affecting the workplace. This is the second of two articles on preventing DV from hitting your office. We discuss why an employee might need to discuss a domestic violence situation with you, and how you can helpfully respond to her concerns,......[Read More]
Protect Yourself From Harmful Relationships

Protect Yourself From Harmful Relationships

B.J. Thomas may sing "Even the bad love is better than no love, and any kind of love is better than no love at all" but I don't believe him and neither should you.Millions of women are stuck in abusive relationships from which they cannot extricate themselves.We don't seek out ba......[Read More]
How to Change a Beneficiary's Last Name

How to Change a Beneficiary's Last Name

When you write a will, you take into account the people in your life. You name beneficiaries who will receive parts of your estate. As your life continues, however, you may need to change your will to change its provisions. Even small discrepancies can make a big difference when your estate is bein......[Read More]
Child Licensing Laws

Child Licensing Laws

Parental permission is required to get certain licenses.moody teen image by pixelcarpenter from Fotolia.comTo obtain a license for a child under the age of 18, including a driver license, work permit or marriage license, the child often must have permission from a parent or guardian. Some.........[Read More]
Domestic Violence - Five Reasons Why She Doesn't Leave

Domestic Violence - Five Reasons Why She Doesn't Leave

When you are on the outside looking in as many of us are the solution seems perfectly clear. As a matter of fact you may have stated this to the person on numerous occasions. No doubt there hemming and hawing or their blatant refusal to take the advice from people who obviously mean well probably ha......[Read More]
How to File Papers for State Guardianship in Kentucky

How to File Papers for State Guardianship in Kentucky

People need guardians for a variety of reasons. They often cannot make legal or medical decisions on their own and need someone to make these decisions on their behalf. Children sometimes need legal guardians when their parents cannot care for them, while elders who slowly start losing their ability......[Read More]