3 Important Facts About Adopting Your Step-Child When The Absent Parent Is Not Around

Posted on: 2 January 2015
If you are married to someone who was already a parent and you wish to formalize your relationship with that child, it may be a good time to speak with an adoption lawyer. One of the biggest concerns in step parent adoptions is often the status of the missing parent. Fortunately, the laws in many states do permit an adoption in certain instances, such as when the absent parent has lost or waived their rights as a parent, has abandoned the child, or is deceased.
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Less Obvious Signs Of Elder Abuse

Posted on: 29 December 2014
If your loved one is in a nursing home, you might think that everything is going as it should if you don't notice any visible signs of abuse. For the most part, these facilities are wonderful with residents. However, there are situations when abuse happens, and it may not be obvious to you. This guide explains the red flags of elder abuse in nursing homes that don't show up as bruises, constant illnesses or poor hygiene.
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