Legal Articles, Civil & Human Rights

New Mexico Public Schools Accused of Constitutional Violations

A blog post about a case out of New Mexico in which a school was under investigation of violating student's constitutional rights.

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

Know your rights when it comes to interactions with the police. Search and arrest powers of police.

Durable Power of Attorney - Frequently Asked Questions

Power of Attorney and Durable Power of Attorney-how they work, would it help me?

Harassment Prevention Orders and Your Attorney-in-Fact

How a Power of Attorney can or cannot be used to protect an elder from harassment.

Retirement Planning & Home Equity

How to obtain cash for the equity in your home.

Court Denies Due Process Claim for Child Custody Evaluation

Blog post about a case where the court found that a father had no constitutional right of due process to have his attorney participate in the child custody evaluation process.

Court Denies Comity for Foreign Divorce in Motion to Dismiss

Blog post about a divorce in Lebanon that was not upheld in Connecticut because the parties were domiciled in Connecticut.

CT Court Lacks Jurisdiction in Child Support Claim

Blog about a Connecticut court that lacked jurisdiction to hear a claim based on Tennessee residency.

Non-Profit Entitled to Attorney's Fees, Says Court

Blog about a non-profit organization being entitled to attorney's fees for representing a mother in a child custody case.

Federal Court Holds Mexican Separation Agreement Valid

Blog post about the validity of a divorce agreement that was granted in Mexico.

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