Alimony and Child Support--An Overview

Alimony is distinct from child support, which calls upon the obligation of parents for the support of minor children, based on their ability to pay.

5 Signs of Elder Abuse

Many elderly people suffer abuse at the hands of their caregivers. Just as young children are sometimes targets for abuse, elderly people can be because they may be physically weak or mentally incompetent. Both elderly people who are still physically…

Community Property States

LearnAboutLaw Staff July 2007 Community property is a means of defining the ownership of property acquired during marriage under which all income earned during marriage and all property acquired with that income be considered the property of…

Selecting a Divorce Lawyer

By selecting the right divorce lawyer, you can help make the process as smooth, effective, and amicable as possible. There are a few things to look for which can help you make the right choice in your pursuit of a divorce lawyer.