Category Archives: Family Law

  • Adoptions
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  • Child Welfare
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  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Collaborative Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Domestic Partnerships
  • Domestic Relations
  • Domestic Torts
  • Domestic Violence
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Family Arbitration
  • Family Mediation
  • Fathers Rights
  • Foster Care
  • Grandparents Custody
  • Grandparents Visitation Rights
  • Independent Adoptions
  • Interstate Adoptions
  • Interstate Child Custody
  • Juvenile Criminal Law
  • Juvenile Dependency
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Juvenile Law
  • Legal Separation
  • Marital Agreements
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Law
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Matrimonial Bankruptcy Law
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Military Divorce
  • Name Changes
  • No Fault Divorce
  • Parental Kidnapping
  • Parental Rights
  • Parenting Time
  • Paternity
  • Post Divorce Modification
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Private Adoptions
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders
  • (QDROs)
  • Restraining Orders
  • Spousal Support
  • Step Parent Adoptions
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • Third Party Custody
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Visitation Rights

PARENTS: PROTECT YOUR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS AND THOSE OF YOUR CHILDREN

Know your rights before you talk to anyone from CPS/DCS or let them in your house.  They won’t tell you your rights.  CPS/DCS can’t do anything without your consent.  Demand a warrant and speak with an attorney first before speaking with anyone from CPS/DCS, it could cost you your children.     The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit said it best, “The government’s interest in the welfare of children embraces not only protecting children from physical abuse, but also protecting children’s interest in the privacy and dignity of their homes and in the lawfully exercised authority of their parents.” Calabretta v. Floyd, 189 F.3d 808 (9th Cir. 1999)....
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ANONYMOUS: As the president of an organization that has been helping homeschooling families for nearly 20 years, I have seen the work of quite a few attorneys. I have NEVER seen one as knowledgeable, aggressive, sincere, and effective as Lanis. One of the families with whom we are working now hired a local attorney and squandered $8K on him before finding Lanis. Within a few days of taking their badly mishandled case, she had filed more than a dozen overdue motions with the court, and changed the entire tenor of the adjudication, throwing light on the egregious misconduct of the county. This attorney has integrity, grit, wisdom and a true compassion for her work and the truth. She communicates fabulously, and is willing to invest the time it takes to make you feel fully informed about what is happening. I highly recommend her. Lanis Karnes is currently representing my family...
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