Family Law Archive

Legal Issues Surrounding Gay Marriage

Everyone has a different opinion about gay marriage; most opinions are based on religion and moral reasoning. However, if everyone just stopped for one minute they would be able to realize that the backbone of …

Judicial Abuse of Parents Rights

Judicial Abuse of Parent’s Rights When does the state have the right to remove a child from the custody of a custodial parent? This story is about a little girl age seven living in the …

The Dibruno Family Scams

For the past twenty years, the DiBruno family from Belmont, NC have scammed hundreds of people out of tens of millions of dollars. The DiBruno’s made a living taking advantage of the elderly, inexperienced investors …

Legal Issues Surrounding Gay Marriage

Getting married is usually a two-fold process. First, you apply at the court house in the county you are going to be married in for a petition to marry. Upon completion of whatever legal rules …

Defining Child Advocacy

I will define child advocacy from a Child Advocate’s point of view. As a court appointed Child Advocate, I represent a child’s best interest in court. Child Advocates go through extensive training, each being specialized …

Resolving the Child Support System in America

The strain on a custodial parent is enormous. They bear the greater responsibility for the emotional, physical and psychological well-being of their children. They are after all, the one who touches their lives on a …

Why Daddy is a Republican

Why Daddy Is A Republican” Children’s books are a delight to read and have a special way of enlightening even the most jaded. Now comes the Spoon to “Why Mommy Is A Democrat” by Jeremy …

Overview Minor Emancipation

A legal procedure, whereby only a child under the legal adult age of eighteen years old (In most states), a petition of emancipation is filled with a court for independence from parents or guardian, and …

Resolving the Child Support System in America

Child support is a virtually unresolvable issue because of who creates the stipulations and laws that govern it. In my opinion these statutes where put into place by individuals earning an income that places them …

Government Laws Hurt our Children

Our legal system, starting at the Supreme Court down to the local court level is not designed to protect our children. The laws put into effect that created the Family and Child protective services across …

Legal Issues Surrounding Gay Marriage

Separation of Church and State or Separation of People and their Faith? Gay Marriage, Where do you stand? “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or …

What is a guardian ad litem?

Perhaps the most vital role a person can play in a courtroom is a guardian ad litem. This is the person who will make sure the proceedings are executed in a fair manner and allows …

Libertarian Principles about Marriage

Many people have an incomplete or incorrect understanding of the Libertarian party, and where it stands politically. The widely held belief that Libertarians agree with Republicans on economic issues and agree with Democrats on social …

Love the one You’re with

With California’s gay marriage ban over, Star Trek’s Mr. Sulu, George Takei, and his longtime partner Brad Altman, are planning on getting married this fall. Mazel Tov and congratulations. As a Star Trek fan, I’ve …