Archive, September 2015.
Consent in Adoptions
Consent is often required in order for a child to be adopted in order to ensure that a child's biological parent fully understands what placing the child up for adoption means—consent provides protection for a child who is placed for adoption. However, in certain circumstances, consent is not required for the adoption of a child.
Division of Debt at Divorce
When considering divorce, a couple often questions how their assets and property will be divided. While this determination is very important, it is often just as important to consider how the debts of the couple will be divided. In many ways, the division of debt is treated similarly to the division of property. However, there are additional issues to consider when dividing debt between divorcing parties.
Adoption Subsidy for Adopting a Child with Special Needs
For individuals who adopt a child with special needs, there will often be challenges. Frequently, overcoming those challenges requires significant funds. However, through federal law and state adoption assistance programs, parents who adopt a child with special needs can obtain adoption subsidies to help pay for those expenses.
Divorce Implications of Ashley Madison
Recently, hackers accessed the personal information of users of the online dating site Ashley Madison and released that information publicly.