Family Law

The law that deals with family-related issues and domestic relations.

Family law is an area of the law that deals with family-related matters and domestic relations, including:

  • Marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnerships;
  • Adoption and surrogacy
  • Child abuse and child abduction
  • The termination of relationships and ancillary matters, including divorce, annulment, property settlements, alimony, child custody and visitation, child support and alimony awards.
  • Juvenile adjudication
  • Paternity testing and paternity fraud