Forty years ago this weekend, my father died of a heart attack at the age of 52. I was 12, so as time goes by I remember less and less about him. But one vivid memory is of him always coming to my baseball games. And so when I had children, I promised myself that I would do the same — not ju…
More than one out of every five cases filed in Montana District Courts involves family law – divorces, child custody and other matters. More than 60 percent of those cases involve one or more litigants acting without lawyers.
Judge Russell Fagg, standing before the 20 court volunteers he was about to swear in, gave one simple piece of advice.
HELENA — The House on Tuesday endorsed a plan to require parental consent for underage abortions, rather than just the parental notification adopted by voters just last year.
HELENA — Abortion foes seeking to expand the state's parental notification law said Friday that voter-backed laws can trump the Montana Constitution.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Two Republican lawmakers are supporting proposals to allow either gay marriage or same-sex civil unions in Wyoming.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state House Judicial Committee passed a bill Thursday that would reduce child support payments for low-income parents in Wyoming.
PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a lower court's decision to end a man's parental rights to his daughter in a ruling that defines the extent of efforts that the state must make to prevent the breakup of an American Indian family.
HELENA -- Things may get just a little harder for people in Montana who need a lawyer in a civil case but can't afford one, after a planned reorganization and reduction of staff at the Montana Legal Services Association.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The Wyoming Supreme Court again has denied a request from a group of state lawmakers who want to get involved in a pending same-sex divorce case.
The Wyoming House of Representatives has approved a bill that would specify that only marriages between one man and one woman would be valid in the state.
Joe Lockwood slid into the booth seat next to his brother and dug into his plate full of lo mein noodles.
Montana kids need our help in coping with divorce and custody proceedings. Here in Missoula County, one in five new cases filed in District Court is a “domestic-relations case” which includes divorce, legal separation and parenting plans. Additionally, in 63 percent of current domestic-relat…