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The baby boom generation is aging and people are living longer, healthier lives. That means more grandparents are active participants in their grandchildren’s lives. They are also pursuing visitation rights when divorce or family dysfunction results in their being cut off from their grandchildren.
More than 70% of law enforcement agencies across the U.S. use social media as an investigative tool. In a recent survey, officers reported using social networks to identify suspects, find out who their friends are and monitor their activities. If you’ve broken the law and are tempted to brag about it online, make sure you know who your “friends” are.
There is close to $1 trillion in student loan debt in the U.S., and nearly one in every six borrowers is in default. But the government does a good job of tracking down the money that it’s owed. Are they looking for you?
What happens when mom dies and the family wants to get access to her Facebook account? Families may be surprised when they contact a social media company only to learn the account will be closed and no access will be given. But there are ways around it.
California has passed a bill outlawing so-called “therapies” aimed at changing the sexual orientation of minors. Licensed therapists may no longer offer treatments that try to convince children who identify as gay that they should be straight instead.