Super Lawyers family-law Articles

Common Law Marriage in Real Life

The legal myths and facts about a persistently misunderstood concept

Same-Sex Common Law Marriage in Colorado

Marriage may be retroactive—even before it was considered legal

How to Change Your Name

The legal ins and outs in Maryland

How to Lessen the Sting of a Divorce in Missouri

Attorneys' tips for when the family splits

The Adoption Home Study Process in Pennsylvania

What do I need to know before I adopt a child?

How Dads Get Custody in NYC

Fathers fare well in custody battles in the 21st century

Gestational Surrogacy Laws in Illinois

The state’s a legally supportive stance on the family arrangement

Finding the Balance in Tri-Parenting Agreements

Understanding the legal status of non-biological and non-adoptive parents in multi-parenting …

Let's Talk: The First Step of Divorce

Missouri and Kansas attorneys say communication is key

Do I Need a Family Lawyer?

The pros and cons of DIY divorce

Can I Get Maintenance From My Spouse?

How the Kentucky courts decide spousal support in a divorce

What is Birdnesting?

An innovative approach to child custody in Kentucky

The Effect of Moving on Child Custody in California

Move-away disputes can be among the most wrenching parents—and courts—face

How Does Pennsylvania Determine Child Custody?

Judges now consider 16 separate factors

We’ve Agreed to Joint Custody, But Now What?

How Rhode Island family courts decide placement, visitation and support

What Happens to the House, the Car, the Dog?

How dividing assets typically works in a Minnesota divorce

Modifying Child Custody Arrangements in Massachusetts

Why divorce doesn’t always end disagreements over parental rights

Resolving Conflicts Out of the Courtroom

With courts clogged and costly, alternative-dispute resolution is gaining ground

How Prenuptial Agreements Work in Minnesota

Is there a difference between prenuptial and postnuptial agreements?

Getting a Divorce in South Florida

Why you should keep your fate in your own hands and not the court’s

Surviving Divorce in Colorado

Keeping as much of your time, money and dignity intact as possible

Got a Family Law Question? Answer it Jersey Style

Bari Weinberger’s consumer-friendly family law books are written for everyday people

How to Make Divorce Faster, Cheaper and Smoother

Getting Divorced in Southern California

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