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7 Common Questions About Family and Medical Leave 7 Common Questions About Family and Medical Leave 7 Common Questions About Family and Medical Leave 7 Common Questions About Family and Medical Leave


The Family and Medical Leave acts provides employees with 12 weeks of job-protected leave per year. However, there are several conditions...

What You Need to Know About Pregnancy Discrimination What You Need to Know About Pregnancy Discrimination What You Need to Know About Pregnancy Discrimination What You Need to Know About Pregnancy Discrimination


The Pregnancy Discrimination Act makes it unlawful for an employer to discriminate on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth or related medical...

Top Child Custody Law Feeds to Follow on Twitter Top Child Custody Law Feeds to Follow on Twitter Top Child Custody Law Feeds to Follow on Twitter Top Child Custody Law Feeds to Follow on Twitter


Interested in child custody law, news, analyses and insight? Justipedia has compiled a list of the most influential child custody feeds on...

How to Prepare for Family Court How to Prepare for Family Court How to Prepare for Family Court How to Prepare for Family Court


Is your case going to family court? Whether the issue is divorce, custody, domestic abuse or child support, the key to a successful outcome...

Top Divorce Lawyers & Legal Resources to Follow on Twitter Top Divorce Lawyers & Legal Resources to Follow on Twitter Top Divorce Lawyers & Legal Resources to Follow on Twitter Top Divorce Lawyers & Legal Resources to Follow on Twitter


Divorce is a very stressful event in life and happens to about 50% of people who are getting married for the first time. So, we've compiled...

7 Lessons You Can Learn from Celebrity Divorces 7 Lessons You Can Learn from Celebrity Divorces 7 Lessons You Can Learn from Celebrity Divorces 7 Lessons You Can Learn from Celebrity Divorces


When it comes to celebrity divorces, courts are obliged to make judgments based on the facts, not on media stories and public opinion. Here...

Pet Custody: Who Gets the Dog in a Divorce? Pet Custody: Who Gets the Dog in a Divorce? Pet Custody: Who Gets the Dog in a Divorce? Pet Custody: Who Gets the Dog in a Divorce?


Dogs, cats and other pets are not children, but who gets custody of them is often a concern in divorce cases. Find out how this is...

VIDEO: Been Served Divorce Papers? Here's What to Do VIDEO: Been Served Divorce Papers? Here's What to Do VIDEO: Been Served Divorce Papers? Here's What to Do VIDEO: Been Served Divorce Papers? Here's What to Do


If you've been served divorce papers, it doesn't mean that there's a war between you and the person who filed them. The two parties could...

How a Child's Personality Disorder Can Affect Custody Decisions How a Child's Personality Disorder Can Affect Custody Decisions How a Child's Personality Disorder Can Affect Custody Decisions How a Child's Personality Disorder Can Affect Custody Decisions


Children with personality disorders already have to deal with many difficulties; adding divorce into the mix only multiplies the challenges...

4 Legal Rights Now Available to LGBT Couples 4 Legal Rights Now Available to LGBT Couples 4 Legal Rights Now Available to LGBT Couples 4 Legal Rights Now Available to LGBT Couples


The recent Supreme Court ruling that same-sex marriages are now legal in all 50 states has potentially done much more than just allow...

A Divorce Lawyer's Tips for Staying Happily Married: 10 Behaviors to Avoid A Divorce Lawyer's Tips for Staying Happily Married: 10 Behaviors to Avoid A Divorce Lawyer's Tips for Staying Happily Married: 10 Behaviors to Avoid A Divorce Lawyer's Tips for Staying Happily Married: 10 Behaviors to Avoid


Certain behaviors can sabotage marital bliss and eventually lead to divorce. In this article, a divorce attorney shares her advice on what...

Do You Owe Child Support? Here's What You Need to Know Do You Owe Child Support? Here's What You Need to Know Do You Owe Child Support? Here's What You Need to Know Do You Owe Child Support? Here's What You Need to Know


When it comes to child support, there are several things for the non-custodial parent to consider: What happens if child support is not...

The 10 Most Expensive Divorces in the United States The 10 Most Expensive Divorces in the United States The 10 Most Expensive Divorces in the United States The 10 Most Expensive Divorces in the United States


Michael Jordan, Mel Gibson, Neil Diamond... what do they all have in common? These high-profile divorcees have been involved in some of the...

Child Support: How Much Will I Pay? Child Support: How Much Will I Pay? Child Support: How Much Will I Pay? Child Support: How Much Will I Pay?


Child support laws vary from state to state, but there are some general rules that apply to most if not all cases. Here, we answer your...

Are Parents Liable When Kids Misbehave? Are Parents Liable When Kids Misbehave? Are Parents Liable When Kids Misbehave? Are Parents Liable When Kids Misbehave?


Parents often feel responsible for their kids' actions. As it turns out, they may also be liable. Here, we take a look at what parents are...

How Courts Decide on Custody Issues How Courts Decide on Custody Issues How Courts Decide on Custody Issues How Courts Decide on Custody Issues


There are several factors that courts take into account when determining the best custody arrangement for a child during their parents'...

5 Things to Know About Personal Bankruptcy and Divorce 5 Things to Know About Personal Bankruptcy and Divorce 5 Things to Know About Personal Bankruptcy and Divorce 5 Things to Know About Personal Bankruptcy and Divorce


Divorce and bankruptcy are stressful processes on their own; however, the proceedings occasionally go hand in hand. When it comes to...

10 Things to Know about Child Support 10 Things to Know about Child Support 10 Things to Know about Child Support 10 Things to Know about Child Support


Trying to figure out child support? Here are 10 of the most important things to know and understand about the process

All About Alimony All About Alimony All About Alimony All About Alimony


Alimony is a simple concept, but the details can get very, very complicated. Find out how it works in this Justipedia article