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.
Having a child before getting married used to be something that was generally stigmatized and even hidden. In previous generations, if this happened, a couple would often quickly plan a wedding and get married. While that does still happen, many parents choose not to get married just because they have a child together.
Every case involving the rights of parents in California has the potential to be challenging and upsetting. At stake can be the relationship between a parent and child, parental obligations, as well as the right to make legal decisions for that child. Consequently, it is not unusual for parents and potential parents to be aggressive in protecting their rights.
If you are like many Americans, you have been tuning in to the Winter Olympics coverage and rooting for the athletes wearing red, white and blue.