Family Law

What Is Common Law Marriage?

by: Teo Spengler

Common law marriage is a type of marriage currently permitted only in a minority of the states. The marriage is created by a couple's actions in living together, sharing finances and holding themselves out as married to friends, family and ...
Learn More →

What Is Family Law?

by Claire Gillespie

Is Domestic Violence a Felony?

by Teo Spengler

How to Give Guardianship to a Family Member

by Victoria Langley

Who is Considered Immediate Family For Bereavement Leave?

by: Danielle Smyth

Only parents, siblings, spouses and children are considered immediate family by definition. Employers may expand upon this definition in their bereavement policies.
Learn More →

More Articles For You

Family Law

Moving Out of State With Your Child After a Breakup or Divorce

Learn More →
Family Law

6 Reasons to Get a Prenup

Learn More →
Family Law

Dividing Retirement Plans After a Long Marriage – Who Gets What?

Learn More →
Family Law

Ohio's Prenuptial Agreement Laws

Learn More →
Family Law

Michigan Laws on Child Custody for Grandchildren

Learn More →
Family Law

The Legal Definition of Mental Cruelty in a Texas Divorce

Learn More →
Family Law

Laws on Divorce in Kane County, Illinois

When filing for divorce, Kane County follows the laws of the State of Illinois. You can petition the court if you or your spouse have lived in the ...