The family is the most important thing in the world. No one else matches the importance of your family, and that is a good thing! However, it is always important to know the law when it comes to the relationships, misdemeanours, wills and more when dealing with family matters. Death, divorce, and more could break a family into many pieces, so knowing the law and knowing what to do could possibly prevent any such thing happening! This article hopefully should help you!
Death and Wills
A death in the family is always an upsetting time for everyone, and dealing with death afterwards is equally as upsetting. However, it is one of those things that must be done. When someone dies, you need to inform and register their death to the authorities so they know. If they die outside the country then the embassy of your home country.
After registering of death, a funeral must be arranged for the person who had died. Some families may be entitled to grants and loans to help with the cost of a funeral if they do not have the means to do so themselves, but you will need to research with your local authorities for more information about grants and loans.
Marriage and Civil Partnership
Marriage is always such a sweet time, not just for those getting married, but for the entire family as well. However, as a couple there are different laws for different couples depending on your marital status that you should always be aware of. Couples that are living together but not married, can often be referred to in law as ‘common-law couples’. Some laws that exist for married couples may apply to couples who define themselves as ‘living together’, but there is often no legal definition of this kind.
What Happens when One of you Break the Law?
Sometimes it is by mistake, and sometimes it is on purpose, but one of the family may find themselves in the position of breaking the law. Driving offences, taxes and more, are some of the many examples of how someone may break the law. In this case, hiring a private company such as Abraham Bail Bonds could be a good option to make sure you give your family member as much protection as possible.
Gender Violence (Domestic Violence)
This can be a dark topic but it is also an important one. If a family member is ever in the situation where they find themselves a victim of domestic violence, they have laws and rights that protect them. On top of guidelines and measures that can help you escape that kind of situation, it is always best to research and find out how to stay safe. You will be able to report the incidents and present any evidence you may have to the police. This can be a terrifying time, but the end result will be in your safety and freedom, so reporting it and staying safe is always the best option.
So there you have it, some simple family law tips that you may need to know in the future! Law is a word that can be scary, and it is a little scary, but always use it and adhere to it, as its hugely important!
CANDY TAI is a wife to David and mom of 5 with a degree in Communications. She's a native Texan (Hook 'Em Horns!) who's been making her home in the Kansas City metro area for nearly 15 years. She loves being able to shuffle her kids from their various sports activities, piano lessons, and school activities. She enjoys fashion, beauty, reality TV, and moviegoing.