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If your permanent resident status is based on a marriage, and that marriage is falling apart, you may be worried about your green card. Getting a divorce can be an emotionally and legally scary prospect, especially if you're worried about being deported.

While you may not lose your green card due to a divorce, you may have to file some extra paperwork.

I'm not sure what Michael Cohen charges per hour, but Donald Trump is surely overpaying him, at least for his opinion on criminal law. On Monday the special counsel for The Trump Organization responded to questions regarding Trump's alleged rape of his then-wife Ivana Trump, saying, "You cannot rape your spouse. And there's very clear case law."

Cohen couldn't be more wrong. Marital rape is illegal in every state. Although some state rape laws treat marital rape differently.

For many couples, unfortunately, bankruptcy and divorce go hand in hand.

The statistics are quite discouraging and telling. Nearly 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. Of those, 22 percent of divorces are caused by money issues or disagreements about how to spend money.

If you and your spouse are contemplating bankruptcy and divorce, should you file for one before the other? Does it matter?

AshleyMadison.com bills itself as a matchmaker for married people looking to have an affair. So, the general public probably won't feel much sympathy for the 37 million users whose personal information was stolen in a hack last week.

While releasing the names of attempted or accomplished adulterers would be personally damaging to those involved, could there be legal repercussions for the cheating site's users as well?

Raising kids is hard. Anybody who becomes a parent thinking that it will be easy, probably shouldn't be allowed to be a parent in the first place.

Raising an adopted child can be especially challenging. Often, these children have been abused and traumatized before they are adopted. Many have psychological issues that require extra resources and care. However, many adopted parents excitedly bring home a child from Africa or Asia thinking that they'll just live happily ever after. /p>

When things get rough, and the children act up, some parents are quick to dump the adopted kids on another family through a process called re-homing. Is re-homing legal?

Divorce and custody issues are never easy, and things can get even harder if kids refuse to obey a custody order. So what can you do if children refuse to see one of their parents, as ordered by the court?

You can have a judge send them to juvenile detention, apparently. That's the answer a Michigan family court judge came up with, as she sent three siblings to juvie for refusing to see their father

Child custody is a sensitive topic for all parents. With emotions and pressures high, it's easy to get flustered and overwhelmed at the idea of a child custody mediation meeting.

So, here are five tips to help you prepare for child custody mediation.

Welcome to the new FindLaw series, "If I Find," where we'll discuss the rule of finders keepers as it applies to different topics. We hope you'll check back regularly!

When Quasimodo was left on the doorstep of Notre Dame, the priest took him in. When Moses floated down the river Nile in a reed basket, the Pharaoh's sister found him and raised him as her own.

If you found an abandoned baby today, could you keep it?

Yesterday, Michigan, Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee defined marriage as a union between one man and one woman.

Today, that definition is an unconstitutional violation of the Fourteenth Amendment. The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled in Obergefell v. Hodges that same-sex couples have the fundamental right to marry.

5 Questions to Ask Before Marriage

Getting married is a big step, and you shouldn't go into it blindly assuming that everything will work out according to your fairytale vision.

If you're preparing to get married, I'm sure you've already had many discussions about your hopes, your dreams, and the wedding cake. However, there are some necessary uncomfortable questions that should be asked as well.

Here are five legal questions you and your future spouse should ask each other before getting married: