Take your alimony lumps all at once. Find out if your state allows lump sum alimony payments.
Learn about these options instead of -- or before -- divorce.
When parents of different faiths separate, how do courts decide whose religion the children will follow?
What you need to know about your taxes if you pay or receive child support.
Frequently asked questions explaining options for child custody.
Durational residency requirements for all fifty states, and more.
What kind of temporary orders you can get in family court, and how.
Learn how child visitation laws affect grandparents', stepparents', and caretakers' visitation rights.
Know your legal rights if your child's other parent doesn't cooperate with a legally established custody or visitation arrangement.
Understand your rights if you and your child's other parent live in different states.
These frequently asked questions explain your options for changing an established custody or visitation agreement.
The legal rights of same-sex parents, from adoption to coparenting to the rights of second parents in the event of a breakup.
Practical steps to help you create a workable parenting plan with your child's other parent.
Establishing paternity isn't as easy as you might think. These frequently asked questions explain the legal rules involved.
What records you should keep when you pay or receive alimony payments.
Learn about protections for same-sex parents who are raising a child without the benefits of legal adoption.
Learn the difference between legal custody, physical custody, sole custody, and joint custody.