Family Name Etiquette?

Answer Family name etiquette is as complex and varying as the people and regions the names are from. Surnames denote a sense of identity, belonging and history. A country or part of the world can have dis... Read More »

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Etiquette for Stepmothers in Family Photos?

Stepmothers sometimes have difficulty navigating their roles as the children are first getting used having one. If the mother and stepmother are both active in family events, there may be occasions... Read More »

Wedding Program Etiquette for Present Family Members?

The wedding is getting closer and it is time to put the wedding program together. However, there is a dilemma as to which family members need to be included in the program. The program's purpose is... Read More »

What are the legal obligations for a family that re-homes an internationally adopted child with another family under temporary custody with intention to adopt and the new family changes their mind?

The court will want the name and last known address of the father. They will post a Notice in the local paper where he supposedly lives. If he doesn't respond within the time limit the adoption can... Read More »

How can a family friend gain custody of a 16-year-old who is having family problems in North Carolina?

AnswerYou might need to go down to the Department of Social Services. Make sure that the person you are staying with comes along. That way they will know that you are being taken care of. Good l... Read More »