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LEGAL ISSUES IN OPEN ADOPTION

From a legal standpoint, adoption is governed by both federal and state laws, which means that prospective adoptive parents taking their first steps into adoption are walking into a world of myriad regulations and requirements. Expanding Adoption: Legal Considerations In The Move To Open Adoption It wasn’t always this way.…

GRANDPARENT VISITATION RIGHTS

Traumatic events such as death or divorce can cause a strained relationship between a grandparent and a grandchild. Sometimes, parents challenge visitation laws, claiming that grandparent visitation laws infringe on their constitutional right to raise their children. If one or both parents deny you access to your grandchildren, it is…

SOCIAL MEDIA COPYRIGHT LAWS

Many companies are beginning to include social media as a part of their business strategy. Social media can create new marketing opportunities and give companies the ability to mass publish and distribute content to anyone who has access to the Internet. Many companies use social media as a way to…

U.S. GOVERNMENT URGES GLOBAL ENFORCEMENT OF IP LAWS

The Office of United States Trade Representative (USTR) released the 2015 Special 301 Report. The report is the annual review of intellectual property rights protection and enforcement within the United States and in countries that participate in trade with the United. The report is a reflection of the United States’…

UNDERSTANDING THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF PARTNERSHIPS

In the business world, a general partnership is a form of business that has more than one owner. A general partnership can come with a great deal of liability. All partners in a general partnership are all personally liable for all business debts. For example, a partner in the partnership…