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Posted August 14, 2012 in Your Family & The Law by | Your Family & The Law

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Considering Divorce? Explore Your Options

No two marriages are the same, nor are any two divorces. If you’re contemplating divorce, you have several options about how to proceed, including do-it-yourself divorce, mediation, collaborative divorce and litigation.

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Access to Abortion Services Blocked or Limited by State Laws

A federal judge has indefinitely extended his injunction of a new Mississippi abortion law. The pending rule requires abortion clinic physicians to be board-certified OB-GYNs and to have patient-admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. The controversial law is just one of the latest measures in an ongoing effort by abortion opponents to limit abortion access in individual states.

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New Texas Law Would Prevent Millions from Voting

In an epic showdown that dates back to the 1960s civil rights era, Texas went to court in July to defend its new voter identification law. The U.S. Department of Justice says the law, known as SB14, doesn’t pass muster under the Voting Rights Act of 1965. It would require voters to present government-issued photo identification when they cast their votes.

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Pot Shops Don’t Boost Teen Drug Use, Study Says

In the never-ending battle over medical marijuana, the latest flashpoints include a myth-busting study, a popular singer and legal twists in several states. Recently academic economists issued a report saying medical marijuana dispensaries don’t boost teen pot use. In some cases, the report said, teenage toking actually fell after legalization of medical marijuana.

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Chat With a Divorce & Family Law Lawyer—For Free!

Join and family law attorney Lee Borden on Monday, Aug. 27, at 9 pm ET for a free online discussion about divorce, child custody, child support and other family law issues. Mr. Borden will share his years of expertise and answer your questions.

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