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NDAA: Parental Leave for Service Members

“Family values” is a phrase we often hear in this country, especially from our politicians. But sometimes, talk of putting families first is often just that: talk. Fortunately, the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) puts in place some… Read More
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Idaho Supreme Court Ruling on Non-Biological Parents’ Rights for Same-Sex Couples

A recent Idaho Supreme Court ruling should serve as a cautionary to parents of children conceived through artificial insemination, and individuals hoping to become parents through this method. Analysis of Gatsby v. Gatsby In 2015, two women, Linsay a… Read More
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Child Custody for Military Parents

People join the military for many different reasons: to make the world safer for their loved ones, to support their families, and because they love their country. While many of the motivations for military enlistment center around the desire to make… Read More
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Adult Adoption in South Carolina

Adults adopting adults is not the first thing most people think of when they hear the word “adoption.” And while adult adoption certainly isn’t as common as adoption of an infant or child, it’s more common than you might think. What is Adult… Read More
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Why is My Fertility Doctor Insisting on a Lawyer for Our Surrogacy Match?

If you have been consulting with a fertility doctor, and have reached a point in the process where you have decided to build your family through surrogacy, you are probably wondering about next steps. Your fertility doctor may have recommended that y… Read More
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5 Mistakes Not to Make After Divorce

Congratulations—your divorce is final! You survived the breakdown of your marriage, the often sad and stressful divorce process, and now you’re ready to move on with life after divorce. Moving on after divorce is different for everyone. Some peop… Read More
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Do Intended Parents Get Parental Leave for Their Child Born Through Surrogacy?

It’s the time that intended parents look forward to the most: the days after the birth of their child, when their dreams of parenthood have become a reality. Life with a newborn is both exhausting and exhilarating, no matter how the baby became par… Read More
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What is Parallel Parenting, and is it Right For You?

We’ve said it before: parenting is hard, and parenting after divorce is usually even harder. Parenting after divorce when you have a high-conflict relationship with your ex-spouse can feel almost impossible. You want your children to have a positiv… Read More
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Celebrity Divorce with Dignity: Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet

America has always been obsessed with celebrity relationships: who’s dating who, who’s getting married, and especially who’s getting divorced. Often, it seems that the more sensational and ugly a celebrity divorce is, the more captivated we are… Read More
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COVID-19 Making Waves in the Military Divorce Process

The military divorce rate went down from 3.1% in 2019 to 2.8% in 2020. While that might seem like a good thing at first glance, it’s likely that the decline wasn’t due to an increase in marital harmony among service members and their spouses. A m… Read More
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