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Family Law

Child Witnesses in Divorce Cases with Disputed Custody Issues

20th March 2012
Should judges making custody determinations by listening to the kids?  These days this is a hot topic in Family Law.  Years ago the answer to the question was an emphatic “no”.  Children were unreliable witnesses, they did not know what was good for thems...
Author: Stanley D. Prowse
Immigration Law

Australia: Challenges in Multiculturalism

25th January 2011
Australian migration has always been one of the most important issues that the country is facing. In fact, the matter has been quite a hot topic in the last few months, especially during the elections last August. However, there is actually more to it tha...
Author: Beau Cole

Social welfare system in the United States

21st October 2010
The US welfare system stayed in the hands of the federal government for the next sixty-one years. Many Americans were unhappy with the welfare system, claiming that individuals were abusing the welfare program by not applying for jobs, having more childre...
Author: nileijshm


27th September 2010
About one-third of all children born in the United States each year are born to unmarried parents. In order to have a legally recognized relationship with their fathers, these children must have their paternity established. Historically, the only way to d...
Author: Lidia Sykisz

What Are the Laws Regarding Spousal Support and Divorce in California?

02nd September 2010
Spousal support or alimony can become a hot topic for many divorcing couples, so going into divorce proceedings with an understanding of the rules governing the process can be quite helpful. While your attorney will explain the details further, a little b...
Author: Justin

Texas Business Personal Property Rendition and Taxation

07th January 2010
The Texas Property Tax Code for many years had required owners of business personal property (BPP) to annually render those assets used in a business. Rendering is summarizing to the central appraisal district the ownership and value of the assets. Histor...
Author: Patrick O Connor