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Society, The Key to Abuse Recovery

The fundamental experiences of abuse are powerlessness and disconnection from others. Therefore recovery depends on empowerment of the survivor to bring them out of the state of victim-hood and the creation of new, supportive and lasting social connections. Society holds the key to recovery from abu...More...

How to File a Name Change Petition in Tennessee

Whether you have gotten married or divorced, or decided it was time for a change for any reason, you may take a new name. In the state of Tennessee name change is usually handled at the county level, through that particular county's court. Once the name change is approved, you may make it official a...More...

How to Change Your Last Name in Illinois

Unless you're changing the last name of a minor child or you're a spouse changing your name after marriage or divorce, the state of Illinois requires you to publish the name you want to adopt, complete several forms, show valid identification, pay several fees and petition a circuit court judge befo...More...

Annulment Procedures

Ending a marriage doesn't always require a divorce. In certain instances, other procedures are available and in some cases may be advantageous to a divorce. Assuming you can demonstrate proper grounds an annulment may be a better alternative....More...

How to Deal With Domestic Violence

There has been very little written or available by way of information on domestic violence. This article tells you how to deal with it effectively....More...

How to File for Marriage Separation in Arkansas

Sometimes married people need a break. Sometimes things get so bad that divorce may be inevitable. Whether you are in a covenant marriage or a regular marriage, Arkansas law provides a way for married people to separate while deciding on the future of their relationship. While using an attorney is y...More...

How to Change a Baby's Name in Michigan

Parents or legal guardians may wish to change a baby's name for several reasons, from a change of mind to family rifts. The process of changing a child's name involves filing a request with the court, notifying the noncustodial parent if applicable and attending a hearing. It may take two months to ...More...

Ohio Step-Parent Adoption Law

Step-parent adoption refers to the act of a step-parent formally adopting the minor child of his spouse. Ohio adoption law permits step-parent adoptions only under special circumstances, as the court permanently terminates the noncustodial parent's rights to the child after finalizing the step-paren...More...

Marriage License Public Information

Information from marriage licenses is usually a matter of public record. Researchers, journalists and other interested parties can request these records from the appropriate state agency when and as they need them....More...

Marriage License Benefits in Brazil

The benefits of a marriage license in Brazil are not unlike those in the U.S. for an immigrant spouse.marriage defined image by Christopher Walker from Fotolia.comThe process of acquiring a marriage license in Brazil is quite lengthy compared to that in the United States, requiring many......More...

Ways to Remove Visitation Rights

Child custody is a complicated area of family law, and one section of that law deals with the visitation rights of parents. If you want to get visitation rights removed then you have several options available to you. You will need to prove that the rights should be removed, unless those rights are b...More...

How to Open Sealed Adoption Records

Each state has its own laws concerning open and sealed adoption records. In general, if an adoption occured before a certain year, the records may be opened at the request of the adoptee. If the adoptee is below a certain age, the adoptee and the adoptive parents cannot search records unless the bir...More...

Reasons for Annulment in Texas

Cancel this marriage pleasecancel image by MATTHIEU FABISIAK from Fotolia.comThere are two types of marriages in Texas that qualify for annulments void and voidable. A void marriage is a marriage that did not technically happen and a voidable marriage is one that never should have......More...

How to Contest a Petition for Guardianship

A guardianship is designed to designate a qualified individual appointed by either the family or probate court to oversee and manage the personal affairs of an individual not capable of doing so on her own. There are two general areas in which you can contest a petition for guardianship while it is ...More...

California Child Support & Visitation

Child support, custody and visitation are common concerns for divorced parents. If divorced or unmarried parents cannot come to an agreement on child support, custody and/or visitation, mediation can be helpful prior to going to court. The judges in California courts will usually approve an agreemen...More...

3 Unmistakable Characteristics Of An Abusive Partner

When it comes to the matter of domestic violence, it all usually starts with a peace relationship in the first one or two years of relationship. More often than not, the partner can be described as the sweetest creature on earth that is extremely caring as well as loving for you. However, over a rel...More...

Types of Legal Agreements

Business people enter into legal agreements to protect their interests.business man shaking hands in agreement image by Jorge Casais from Fotolia.comLegal agreements are used to protect interests in a number of different business contexts. Simple lease contracts are common, as are service......More...

How to Find Marriage Records for Free in Georgia

If you are gathering genealogy information or researching someone's past, you may be interested in locating marriage records. Whatever the reason, it is fairly easy to track down who has been joined in holy matrimony. In the state of Georgia, this can be accomplished in a few short steps through pub...More...