Additional Resources - Family Law
- ABA Center on Children and the Law
A program of the Young Lawyers Division, aims to improve children's lives through advances in law, justice, knowledge, practice and public policy.
- ABA Family Law Section
ABA members dedicated to serving the field of family law in areas such as adoption, divorce, custody, military law, alternative families, and elder law.
- ABA Guide to Family Law
Online guide providing a greater understanding of the rights and responsibilities of people who are married, divorced, or living together. It could also help you work with others (including your attorney) to resolve disputes and plan for the future.
- Administration for Children and Families (ACF)
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is a federal agency funding state, territory, local, and tribal organizations to provide family assistance (welfare), child support, child care, Head Start, child welfare, and other programs relating to children and families.
- Child Welfare Information Gateway
Child Welfare Information Gateway provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families. A service of the Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
- Dads Rights
Articles on father rights.
- Family Law - The 'Lectric Law Library Lawcopedia's
This website has all sorts of materials on the legal aspects of Marriage, Divorce, Children, and others split into a number of overlapping categories.
- Family Law - Wikipedia
Family law is an area of the law that deals with family-related issues and domestic relations including, but not limited to: the nature of marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnerships; issues arising during marriage, including spousal abuse, legitimacy, adoption, surrogacy, child abuse, and child abduction; the termination of the relationship and ancillary matters including divorce, annulment, property settlements, alimony, and parental responsibility orders (in the United States, child custody and visitation, child support awards).
- Family Law in the Fifty States
The Family Law Quarterly publishes these charts in conjunction with the annual "Family Law in the Fifty States Case Digests." The charts summarize basic laws in each state by topic, including custody, alimony and grounds for divorce.
- Family Law Organization
At Family Law Organization we have established a valuable Family Law resource for both attorneys and parents alike.
- Marriage & Living Together - From NOLO
Marriage Rights and Benefits; Domestic Partnership Benefit; What You Can (and Can't) Do With a Prenuptial Agreement
- Same-Sex Marriage: Canada, Europe and the United States
In 1999 the Supreme Court of Canada held that same-sex couples must be granted essentially the same rights as married couples. On June 10 of this year the Court of Appeal of Ontario held that gays have a right to get married. The constitutional basis for the decision lay in the principles of human dignity and anti-discrimination.
- U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
HHS.gov - Improving the health, safety, and well-being of America