In my opinion, Family Law represents the best efforts of the legislature and the courts to do the right thing for people who may have temporarily lost their ability to find their way without substantial help. In other words, Family Law is an outline of what needs to be done, and how to do it, for people who may not be thinking clearly in the stress of separation and divorce. Legislatures make the laws, and judges interpret and enforce them.
This does not mean that every piece of Family Law, or every statute, necessarily applies to you or to your family’s situation. It is the job of divorce [Read more…]