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12 THINGS YOU SHOULD CONSIDER IN PRIVATE/INDEPENDENT UTAH ADOPTIONS:
1. Finding a birth mother: Paid facilitators are illegal in Utah. Only licensed agencies may be paid for matching services under Utah law. Even...more
Since passage of the original Violence Against Women Act in 1994, reported incidents of violence against women in the United States have decreased by an impressive two-thirds.
Still, violence against women remains a...more
Steven Getman: Legal links of interest for the week ending March 22, 2013
by Steven J. Getman, Esq.
Friday, March 22, 2013
Attorney Steven Getman reports on some of the stories about courts, the law and lawyers in the...more
A case out of South Carolina has ignited a battle that pits an adoptive couple against a Native American tribe and the child’s biological father.
Matt and Melanie Capobianco adopted 2-year-old Veronica in an Oklahoma...more
Reproduced with permission from the Family Law Reporter. ...more
Guardian ad litem and attorney for the minor children challenged the constitutionality of the Iowa Indian Child Welfare Act which provided that the children were not permitted to object to the transfer of jurisdiction to the...more
The 1947 Indian Partition ("Partition") endures as a decisive moment in world history, not only for its significance in the emergency of India and Pakistan, but also for its impact on the legal rights of women. Before...more
In his annual report to the board of supervisors, Steven Getman Seneca County Attorney reported his office recovered over $570,000 during 2005. Board members applauded Getman's report....more
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