International Prenuptial Agreements

Entering the 21st century allowed easy access to the entire globe. A result of this international experience is the rise of international marriages. Many who enter into international marriages consider the laws of these differing countries and turn to prenuptial agreements to protect themselves or their ...

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Missing Spouse Divorce

Sometimes, at the end of a marriage, one spouse moves out of the house, never to be seen again. When this happens, can a divorce still be granted? Divorces are a form of lawsuits. In order to complete a lawsuit in California, the other party must be provided legal notice of the proceedings through a s...

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Grandparent Visitation in California

and visitation rights cases happen on a very regular basis in the United States. It is often assumed that these proceedings affect the two biological parents that go through the court system and all of their immediate offspring. However, this is not always the case. Today, child custody proceedings take...

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Same-Sex Parent Adoption Recognized By Supreme Court

On March 7, 2016, the United States Supreme Court, in V.L. v. E.L., recognized second parent adoption, which allows a second parent of the same gender as the biological parent to adopt a child without terminating the biological parent’s parental rights. In the case, two Alabama women were involved...

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