December 2019

3 posts


FAQ: Can a minor legally emancipate themselves from their parents? What is emancipation?

December 2, 2019

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Recently, we've had several patrons contact us regarding emancipation (also known as the “removal of disabilities of minority”). To assist in answering these questions, we added an answer to our frequently asked legal questions page. In addition to addressing this topic, our frequently asked questions page provides answers to many of the other most common legal questions that we receive. While we are unable to provide legal advice or address your specific situation, the information on these pag…

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Immigration Law

December 16, 2019

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Issues related to immigration are often in the news and the State Law Library has received many questions regarding this complex and continuously evolving area of law. Our Immigration Law research guide is a reliable source for information for this topic. This guide includes: Federal laws governing immigration and citizenship "Plain English" overviews of the immigration process Information on visas and green cards, applying for citizenship, refugees and asylum seekers, Deferred Action for …

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FAQ: What forms do I need for a stepparent adoption?

December 30, 2019

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We are often contacted by patrons who are interested in adopting their stepchildren. To assist in answering questions regarding stepparent adoption, we added an answer to our frequently asked legal questions page. In addition to addressing this topic, our frequently asked questions page provides answers to many of the other most common legal questions that we receive. While we are unable to provide legal advice or address your specific situation, the information on these pages may help you to a…

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