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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals: What Is It and What Happens Next

On June 15, 2012, the President issued an executive action called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The Secretary of Homeland Security announced that certain people who came to the United ...
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Grandparent Visitation Rights

Question: When a grandchild lives with a grandparent in a stable relationship for a significant period of time, what visitation rights does the grandparent have against the parents? Answer: This ...
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Claiming Marriage Was Never Valid After Divorce

Question: If I don't like the results of my property and debt division after my divorce, can I claim that I was never married to have the division reexamined? Answer: Probably not. In a recent ...
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Custody Orders That Require Both Parties to Agree

Question: If my custody agreement states that a decision regarding my child should be made jointly with my ex-spouse and we cannot come to an agreement, can I hold my ex-spouse in contempt if he/she ...
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Relocating with a Child after Divorce in the State of Idaho

Question : Will I be awarded primary custody if I decide to move out of the state of Idaho? Answer : Idaho Code § 32-717 states that "[i]n an action for divorce the court may, before and ...
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The State of Same-Sex Marriage in Idaho after the Ninth Circuit Court's Recent Decision

The Idaho State Constitution states that "a marriage between a man and a woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized in this state." Art. III § 28. This ...
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When Does a Magistrate Judge Have the Authority to Modify a Custody Agreement in Idaho?

This question was answered in Mahnami, a recent case coming from the Court of Appeals of Idaho. Mahnami v. Mahnami, 156 Idaho 338, 2014 WL 1884896 (Idaho App. 2014). In this case, a divorced couple ...
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Does Being in Contempt of Court Prevent a Modification of Child Custody or Support?

Will a party's motion modify an order of child custody and child support be dismissed if that party is in contempt because he or she has missed child support payment? Not always. When a party is ...
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How to File for Bankruptcy

Do your current debts far exceed your income and ability to pay? Are you worried about what will happen if your accounts fall any further behind? If you are interested in filing for bankruptcy as a ...
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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Rights Regarding Marriage and Family in the State of Idaho

Question: What are the laws of the State of Idaho regarding the recognition of same sex relationships? Answer : Prior to 2006, Idaho had two statutes, Idaho Code §§ 32-201 and 32-209 that ...
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Rights of Non-Married Biological Fathers in Adoption and Termination Proceedings

Question: Does a non-married biological father have to give his consent to the termination of his parental rights or to the adoption of his child? Answer : Yes, if he takes the right steps to ...
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