When my spouse and I decided to divorce, I never imagined that he would fight for full custody of my children. I assumed that we'd share custody and that the kids would live with me. It was their home, and I didn't think that they needed to leave it.
After a long custody battle, I finally have some peace of mind. My kids are safe and happy, even though they don't live with their dad. A family law attorney helped me get through that rough custody battle. Without her help, I wouldn't have my kids.
I encourage you to learn as much as you can about child custody through my blog. The information can show you how to cope with the emotional problems of divorce and the potential custody issues that follow it.
If you've chosen to expand your family by using a gestational surrogate, congratulations! Your life is about to change in many wonderful ways. However, this method of reproduction is not without some legal risk -- and unfortunately, state laws governing these situations have often not caught up with the real needs of surrogates and the other participants in this process. Read on to learn more info about what may happen if the surrogate you choose decides to keep the baby or disobeys your instructions regarding the baby's needs. [Read More]