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Bill Of Rights For Children In Divorce And Dissolution Actions

Bill Of Rights For Children In Divorce And Dissolution Actions

1. The right to be treated as important and separate human beings with unique feelings, needs, ideas, and desires, not …

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A Case For Grandparent Visitation

A Case For Grandparent Visitation

A recent case of Stuard v. Stuard awarded grandparents visitation over parents’ objections. Matthew and Rebekah were the parents of Riley. The …

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Why Would I Need a Sperm/Egg Donor or Surrogacy Contract?

Why Would I Need a Sperm/Egg Donor or Surrogacy Contract?

Fertility issues are difficult enough on potential parents. Why add the stress and cost of obtaining a contract between prospective …

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So You Want to Start A Family

So You Want to Start A Family

In the United States, the use of surrogacy has become a much more common method for beginning a family, however, …

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Seeking Legal Counsel For Your Surrogate Pregnancy

Seeking Legal Counsel For Your Surrogate Pregnancy

As surrogacy becomes a more popular option for couples looking to become parents, legal problems continue to arise. Many couples who seek …

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I’ve Decided I Want to Adopt a Child, Now What Do I Do?

I’ve Decided I Want to Adopt a Child, Now What Do I Do?

There are many reasons a person (or couple) decides to adopt. The most common adoptions are the potential parent adopting …

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California And The State Of Assisted Reproductive Technology

California And The State Of Assisted Reproductive Technology

Many opposite-sex couples have long been affected by infertility and sought alternative methods of family formation. Today, with increasing regularity, …

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Art’s Unintended Consequences In Divorce

Art’s Unintended Consequences In Divorce

Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) are often considered as a way for Intended Parents to create a family. Sometimes Intended Parents …

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Alternative Reproductive Historical Note

Alternative Reproductive Historical Note

Since the earliest days of civilized man, couples have engaged the services of 3rd parties to assist them in nurturing …

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Addressing Issues Of Life And Death Through Donor Agreements

Addressing Issues Of Life And Death Through Donor Agreements

Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) includes surrogacy as well as sperm and egg donation. When utilizing such processes, Intended Parents (IPs) …

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When Can I Get A Domestic Violence Restraining Order?

When Can I Get A Domestic Violence Restraining Order?

The Domestic Violence Prevention Act (DVPA) was established in order to prevent acts of domestic violence and sexual abuse as …

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When Boundaries Are Crossed. What To Do To Depart An Abusive Relationship

When Boundaries Are Crossed. What To Do To Depart An Abusive Relationship

The most dangerous time in an abusive relationship is likely to be when the victim leaves or tries to leave. …

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What To Do If You’ve Experienced Domestic Violence

What To Do If You’ve Experienced Domestic Violence

Domestic violence comes in many forms and can affect anyone, regardless of income, age, or gender.   Some forms of …

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Statute Of Limitations For Domestic Violence

Statute Of Limitations For Domestic Violence

Traditionally, the statute of limitations for assault and battery claims bars litigants from seeking relief for claims that occurred more …

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Should I Seek A Domestic Violence Restraining Order

Should I Seek A Domestic Violence Restraining Order

The Domestic Violence Prevention Act (DVPA) was established in order to prevent acts of domestic violence and sexual abuse as …

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