Cada vez más parejas jóvenes están decidiendo no entrar a un matrimonio. Esto no quiere decir que las personas no quieren entrar a relaciones comprometidas. Más bien, significa que muchas parejas viven juntas, crían a hijos juntos y permanezcan juntos por años sin formalizar su unión a través de un matrimonio.
Increasingly, young couples are deciding not to get married. This is not to say that people are turning away from committed relationships. Rather, it means that many couples live together, raise children together and stay together for years without ever formalizing their union through a marriage.
Most people already know that when it comes to common legal issues, every state has a law in place to help resolve matters. Take for example child support guidelines. Every state has its own set of rules that determine who should pay, how much and for how long. Few people, however, know just how different laws can differ between states.
Becoming a parent can be both a terrifying and incredibly exciting moment for a lot of fathers. Though you may be saying goodbye to a lot of your free time --not to mention being able to sleep in on the weekends -- you may be like so many who can't help but marvel at your newfound responsibilities. You may even be eager to start.
The first time parents find themselves in court or at the mediation table to discuss matters related to child custody, they can be scared, angry and quite defensive.