Family Law

Family Law is the legal specialty, sometimes also called Domestic Relations, concerned with legal issues such as

Family law covers the state regulation of family relationships including spouses, parents, children, guardians, wards, and domestic partners. Family law can be divided into domestic relations covering marital and domestic partner relationships and juvenile law covering juvenile delinquency (criminal offenders) and dependency (truancy, runaways and unruly, abused or neglected children).

Legal issues include marriage, domestic violence, divorce, child custody, marital property rights, paternity, parental rights and obligations and juvenile issues.