Family Law

Websites

General

  • Family Law – General family law site from the ‘Lectric Law Library. (Last revised in 2005.)
  • ABA Section on Family Law – Links to family law web sites, compiled by the ABA.
  • International Family Law – Links to country-specific information on divorce, child custody, child abduction, and more.

Marriage and relationships

  • Marriage Laws – Table summarizing marriage laws of all 50 states, DC, and Puerto Rico. Links to full-text statutes as well.
  • Prenuptial Agreements – In-depth article by Bankrate.com on how and why to use a prenuptial agreement.
  • Lamba Legal – Lists for each state the following information: relationship recognition (i.e., same-sex marriages, domestic partnerships and civil unions), employment information, and parenting information (i.e., who may adopt). Also lists major gender-issue bills and cases for each state.
  • Unmarried Couples and the Law – Cohabitation agreements, estate planning, and gay/lesbian issues. Emphasis is on California law.

Divorce

  • Divorce Laws – Links to divorce statutes of all 50 states, DC, and Puerto Rico.
  • Divorce Source – In addition to divorce statutes, this site links to information on taxes, grandparents’ rights, pensions, paternity, military divorce, and other issues.
  • Divorce Mediation – In-depth analysis of mediation as alternative to divorce.

Adoption and child custody

  • Child Welfare Information Gateway – Links to statistics, statutes, organizations, and more on child abuse and neglect, adoption, and other topics.
  • Child Support Web – Links to child support calculators and guidelines for individual states. Also links to articles and web sites (e.g., National Conference of State Legislature’s child support program).

Blogs

Associations & agencies

Journals, news & articles

  • AAMJ Journal – Archive of articles (not all in full text) back to 1997.
  • Divorce Litigation – Index of articles since 1990. Also has sample articles and contact information for ordering a free issue.
  • Divorce Magazine – Advice articles on legal, social, and psychological aspects of divorce. Includes free e-mail newsletter.
  • Divorce News – Daily digest of divorce-related news articles.

Research guides

    Latest Article

      GETLEGAL®ATTORNEY DIRECTORY

      Find Leading Attorneys in Your Area

          NEED PROFESSIONAL HELP?

          Talk to an Attorney

          How It Works

          • Briefly tell us about your case
          • Provide your contact information
          • Choose attorneys to contact you

          ABOUT GETLEGAL

          Our mission at GetLegal is to develop a family of sites that constitute the most useful, informative, reliable and exciting collection of legal resources on the web. We are constantly working to expand and improve many resources we offer to legal professionals and the public.

          Contact Us : 877-359-7077

          RECENT TWEETS

          NEWSLETTER SIGN-UP

          By submitting information to this site, you give permission to GetLegal, or a partner of GetLegal, to contact you by email.

          Advertise With Us

          © 2008-2021 LawConnect, Inc. All rights reserved. Sitemap | Copyright/DMCA Policy | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Disclosures/Disclaimers