Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) Struck Down by Supreme Court

The decision is out on United States v. Windsor, and the United States Supreme Court, by a 5-4 vote, has decided that The Defense of Marriage Act, the law barring the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages legalized by the states, is unconstitutional. US v. Windsor The basic facts of ...

2020-08-27T17:01:48-05:00June 26, 2013|Categories: Family Law Blog, Family law court|Tags: , , , |

Can People other than the Parents have Parenting Time?

Yes.  People other than parents may be granted parenting time, depending on the circumstances. Oftentimes we see a grandparent request parenting time with a grandchild.  Usually, the courts will expect that a grandparent will exercise parenting time on the parent’s parenting time, and not have court ordered time of their ...

2020-08-27T16:59:26-05:00March 8, 2013|Categories: Child Custody, Family Law Blog|Tags: , , , |