Family Law Resource Links
The website of the ABA's Section of Family Law is designed for general use by the public. The site contains tables and summaries addressing differences in state laws and requirements for divorce, child support, and other important family law issues.
The Legal Information Institute - Family Law
The Legal Information Institute (LII) is known internationally as a leading provider of public legal information. The LII's family law section contains statutes, case law, and articles covering a variety of family law topics.
Office of Child Support Enforcement
The Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) is a division of the Administration for Children and Families (ACF). The OCSE is a federal/state/local partnership to help families by promoting family self-sufficiency and child well-being. The OCSE offers services related to locating non-custodial parents, establishing paternity, establishing support orders, and collecting support payments. The OCSE also offers services for non-custodial parents.
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Formerly the National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information and the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse (NAIC), the Child Welfare Information Gateway provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families.
Children's Rights Council
The CRC is a nonprofit devoted to helping kids experience the frequent, meaningful, and continuing contact with two parents and extended family that a child would normally have during a marriage.
Marriage License Requirements by State
This website is a one-stop resource to learn about your state's marriage license requirements.
Marriage and Divorce Data
This website contains marriage and divorce data provided by the US Census Bureau. Data includes current marital status of persons by age, sex, and race, the estimated median age at first marriage for men and women at the US level, and reports published from special studies which collect data on the marital history of the population.