Users' questions

What is a legal family?

What is a legal family?

The concept of a legal family implies a certain relationship, origin and influence of a legal order on another; in such cases, comparative legal scholars speak of “mother and daughter systems”.

Which legal families are there?

A Quick Primer on the World’s Legal Systems There are generally considered to be five legal systems in the world today: civil law, common law, customary law, religious law, and mixed legal systems. Civil law systems have their origin in the Roman legal tradition.

Can a father not have rights to a unborn child?

My daughter is pregnant and due in sept. The baby daddy wants her to sign papers so that he does not have to pay or have any rights to this baby. Yet his friends have been harassing her to have an abortion which she would never do. Can he sign his rights over like that and never have any responsibility for this child?

Can you file a paternity action if you are not married?

If you are not married to the mother then you can file (in California) a ‘paternity action’ to address the custody, visitation & support of the child. If she filed a restraining order against you and you were unaware that she did this (you were not served) then you will need to speak with an attorney to see how this can be addressed.

Can a child be an adult and still be a child?

There’s just no excuse for that. I really think once kids are adolescents and adults, their behavior patterns are very set. As a result, you need to know that adult children won’t take the time and trouble to learn new behavior patterns unless they’re forced to. 2.

Where can I find free legal aid in my area?

You should be able to find a directory of local lawyers on the Internet or at your local library, or you can contact your local bar association for lawyers in your area. Your local bar association can also help you find what free legal aid options your State has to offer.