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Why People of Any Age Need a Will

April 15, 2020

You’ve probably heard many people say that there’s no reason to have a will unless you have kids or a ton of money. While both of those are great reasons to have a will, they aren’t requirements. Many people have wills so that they know specific processes will be followed after their death or to…

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Adopting 101 – Should You Get an Adoption Attorney in Texas?

March 24, 2020

Isn’t adoption as easy as it seems in the 1996 classic Matilda? Nope, you can’t simply sign on one dotted line and suddenly have full custody and rights over a child. What happens usually is you need to go through the full process of finding a child, usually through an agency, then arranging for home…

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Does Texas Allow for Step-Parent Adoptions in Same-Sex Couples?

March 14, 2020

One of the hottest topics of debate in the last few decades has been LGBT adoption, and for many some people, it’s pretty each to chop up because the major decisions are made. Same-sex couples can adopt, and currently, there are no restrictions on other elements of the LGBTQIA+ community when it comes to step-parent…

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What is the Adoption Process for Adopting a Cousin?

March 2, 2020

It’s not uncommon for children to need a home, and it’s often better for them when they can stay with a family member. If you’re in a position to take full custody of the child rather than sticking them in foster care, you may want to consider adopting a cousin. If your cousin needs a…

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Do I Get FMLA From Work If I Adopt a Baby?

February 24, 2020

FMLA is a wonderful time when you get to just stay home and bond with your baby while also adjusting to life as a parent. The 6, 8, or 12 weeks depending on the situation, can be a time to create a schedule that works for the household and get used to functioning in the…

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What are the Laws Against LGBT Discrimination When it Comes to Adoption?

February 14, 2020

Although there’s nothing more important than family, a number of lawmakers over the years have done everything in their power to impose LGBT adoption discrimination laws. With the vast number of children who need homes, it seems so unreasonable to discriminate against such a strong community. While there are some laws that pose concern for…

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