While issues regarding family care are usually considered to be the most private issues in our personal lives, sometimes the legal system must be used to determine who can make decisions on behalf of a loved one. Most commonly, these situations occur through divorce or the incapacity of a child or other family member.
If you are considering adoption, it is important to do your research and pursue the process thoughtfully and carefully. Individuals can grow their family through adoption in many ways, and there are various adoption types of adoption to consider.
One thing that has very big ramifications for domestic violence survivors is what protections they can receive under the laws of their state, including the laws on protecting domestic abuse victims from gun violence. Last week, a bill was signed by Pennsylvania's governor which will make some changes to these laws.
Domestic violence leaves victims and their families distraught and concerned. For some, domestic abuse may present itself clearly in physical altercations; but for others, abuse may occur in subtle put-downs. No matter the abuse or its severity, all victims have the right to recognize and report an abuser.