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What can I do if my child lives in an abusive environment?

In an ideal world, every child would have a stable, loving environment in which to grow up. But what happens if your child is living with his or her other parent and you discover that there are acts of domestic abuse occurring in their home? Well, in such cases, it may be possible to have the terms of the custody agreement changed so as to have the child removed from the situation.

Basic information can help catch up with delinquent parent

When a noncustodial parent is ordered by the court to pay child support, he or she is under a legal obligation to do so. While most noncustodial parents understand the importance of keeping up with their payments, others choose to not live up to their obligations. This shunning of responsibility can put a great deal of financial strain on a custodial parent's household finances.

In what situations is a man considered a presumed father?

Not all male-female relationships have clearly defined commitments. And sometimes a man and woman's intimate relationship may lead to the birth of a child out of wedlock. In such situations, it is possible that the question of paternity may become an issue.

Same-sex marriage ruling was a top story in 2015

It is possible that historians will cite 2015 as one of the most pivotal years in history for the LGBT community. The year boasted a number of significant events that garnered national attention. Many of these stories reflected positive changes and increased acceptance of the community while other stories demonstrated there is still room for improvement.

What are areas of concern when considering a military divorce?

A military divorce may come out of the blue or be the conclusion of a long period of troubles and discontent. But in either case, it is very important that a non-military spouse be prepared the face the challenges of his or her new life. But this can be easier said than done. After all, simply trying to keep up with your daily responsibilities is difficult enough and there is not always time to focus on the future.

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