Child Marriage

Child Marriage

Here Comes the Bride You know the story: your strong and sophisticated 16-year-old daughter swims to the surface where she first lays eyes on the young Prince Eric and instantly falls deeply in love with him. Okay, maybe that’s just Ariel in The Little Mermaid. What...
Child Custody Myths

Child Custody Myths

Myth Busters – Custody Battle Clients always have preconceived notions of what the laws are when it comes to child custody disputes. Unfortunately, some of their notions are nothing more than common myths. This week we will take the time to dispel a few of the most...
The CPS Adversary Hearing

The CPS Adversary Hearing

Your Children Have Been Taken You were visited by a caseworker who declared that your children are no longer safe in your care. She took your children with her, and gave you some papers about a court date. You don’t want to lose your children forever, and you’re...
Prenuptial Agreements

Prenuptial Agreements

We Want Prenup! According to Kanye West in his famous “Gold Digger,” a “prenup” is “something that you need to have, ‘Cause when she leave yo [expletive deleted], she gonna leave with half.” Its a catchy tune, and that statement really isn’t that far off the mark;...
Breast-Feeding in Public

Breast-Feeding in Public

Excuse Me, Ma’am… You and your infant child are out shopping, and she starts getting cranky. Yep, she’s hungry. As you begin breast-feeding her, an employee approaches you and tells you to stop. Do you know what the law says? What are your rights? Can this...
Appointed CPS Attorney

Appointed CPS Attorney

Mandatory Appointment of Attorney Everyone who’s seen someone arrested on a cop show has heard the line, “you have the right to an attorney, if you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed for you.” Did you know that the same is true in CPS cases? If CPS is...