Overview of Family Law

Family law deals with divorce or annulment, child custody and visitation rights, child support payments, spousal support/alimony and division of marital assets in divorce.

It also deals with children in regards to adoption, guardianship, child protection, domestic violence and restraining orders for adults.

More basic information about family law can be found on the following pages.

Divorce and Legal Separation Process

Decisions to be Made in the Divorce Process

Financial Issues in Divorce

Parenting Issues in Divorce

Other Family Law Issues