Child Custody Law

Child custody lawyers are usually Family Law practitioners and are able to provide services in other related areas, as well, such as child support, visitation and paternity. These attorneys most often practice divorce law, too. Although 49 U.S. states have adopted the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA), these lawyers must be knowledgeable about the child custody laws specific to the state in which they practice.

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  • How Florida Courts Look at Child Support and Arrearages

    Determining the outcomes of child support in the state of Florida entails a number of considerations. First and foremost, no parent can refuse to pay child support, even if it is just a small monthly amount.

  • Custody Rights of Fathers Getting a Divorce in Texas
      by HG.org

    One of the most important decisions to make during the divorce process is which parent or parents should have custody of the children. There are several ways that this decision can be made, and several factors that affect this decision.

  • Getting a Divorce in California
      by HG.org

    While all 50 states now have no-fault and fault-based grounds for divorce, the process of getting a divorce is different in each state. Read the information below to learn about how the process of getting a divorce in California and consider seeking legal representation to assist you with this process.

  • Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Lesbian Mother

    he United States Supreme Court recently sided with a lesbian mother in an adoption case, temporarily blocking an Alabama court order, which declared the adoption of her three children invalid. This case brings attention to the legal challenges that gay and lesbian couples must still face even after the Supreme Court passed a law stating that same-sex couples have the right to legally marry.

  • Can I Be Reimbursed for Child Support Payments I Made for a Child Who Is Not Mine?
      by HG.org

    If a father believed that a child was his and this is later disproved by genetic testing, the father may consider seeking reimbursements for child support payments that he made. Whether this is a possibility depends on state law, as does any continuing obligation to pay support.

  • What Your Child Custody Arrangement Means for Your Tax Return

    You may be ready to start your taxes. You’ve collected your W-2, 1099’s and other documents. You have last year’s tax form for guidance. But, if you’ve gotten divorced in the last year, this year’s taxes may be very different.

  • Frequently Asked Questions about Child Support in Utah

    For parents, child support in the event of a spousal separation or divorce is one of the most serious issues that they will have to face. If you are a parent and are concerned about your rights to child support, or your child support obligation, the following answers some of the most FAQs about child support in Utah.

  • Why Should I Go through Divorce Mediation?
      by HG.org

    Divorce mediation is an alternative to litigating issues. In some jurisdictions, mediation is required in all family law cases. However, mediation can also be proposed by one of the parties even absent the court’s order to participate in it.

  • What Decisions Does the Judge Make in Divorce Cases?
      by HG.org

    A family law judge has a tremendous amount of power in divorce cases. He or she may make a variety of decisions that can impact spouses for years to come.

  • Basics of Pennsylvania Family Law Litigation

    What does “going to court” mean? That depends on whether you’re referring to the world of prime-time television (L.A. Law for my generation) or the real world of family law litigation. On prime-time television, it means filing an action and a short time later having a full hearing before a judge with everything wrapped up within an hour. The real world is much different.


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