The quick legal reference for every family.
Here, in plain English, are answers to the everyday legal questions that nearly everyone encounters at one time or another. Written by family law experts, this book covers hundreds of legal issues, including:
Couples: Marriage requirements, prenuptial agreements, green cards for fiancés, rights of same-sex partners, obligations for a spouse’s debt, divorce, changing your name after marriage or divorce, and more.
Children: Rights of birth and adoptive parents and adopted children, foster care, guardianships, child support, custody and visitation, bullying, teenage run-ins with the law and juvenile court, and kids’ rights when it comes to work, driving, and special education.
Seniors: Government programs for health insurance and residential care, and essential estate planning documents such as a health ca
re power of attorney.
The second edition has been completely updated with the latest legal information and resources affecting families―from state divorce laws to the best websites for seniors.
Easy-to-use, concise, and clear, The Legal Answer Book for Families is the perfect addition to any family's collection of practical reference books.