Why You Should Have a Prenup
Marriage is a beautiful union between two individuals, but its also a legal contract that can have significant implications on your finances and assets. While talking about a prenuptial agreement, or prenup, may not seem like the most romantic topic, it is an essential consideration for many couples.
Equal Parenting Time for Fathers
In the past, there was a judicial bias that traditionally gave mothers an advantage in custody disputes. This was because more times that not, the mother was the stay-at-home caretaker while the father worked full-time. However, times have changed and that is no longer necessarily the case. More women work full-time now with both parents sharing the parental responsibilities.
Contempt of Court
Any willful disobedience to, or disregard of, a court order or any misconduct in the presence of a court; action that interferes with a judge’s ability to administer justice or that insults the dignity of the court; punishable by fine or imprisonment or both. There are both civil and criminal contempts; the distinction is often unclear.
How the Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage Has Affected Other Areas of Law
The word patchwork may be the best way to describe the layers of laws that governed the relationships of same-sex couples before June 26, 2015, the day the U.S. Supreme Court recognized a constitutional right to marriage for gay couples in Obergefell v. Hodges (PDF).