End-of-Life Planning for African Americans: 5 Necessary Documents

  It’s often said that nothing in life is certain, except death. While nothing can prepare a family for the emotional experience of losing a loved one, families can prepare for the legal and medical situations that happen near life’s end. This process – known as end-of-life planning – can help prevent knotty legal problems […]

Domestic Violence Law: What African Americans Need to Know

  October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Domestic Violence affects many Americans.  According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, each minute, 20 people are abused by a domestic partner.   This means that each year, more than 10 million women and men experience domestic violence each year. Domestic violence victims span all races, genders, religions, […]

Legal Issues Facing the African American LGBT Community

October is LGBT History Month.  While the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community is far too often depicted as white in popular media, African Americans represent a significant portion of the LGBT population.  According to the latest data, five percent of African Americans identify as LGBT. Racism makes like difficult for all people of […]

Fathers’ Legal Rights: What You Need to Know

  This weekend, Americans will take a moment to celebrate the men that raised them.   Though fathers in years past were known for being hands-off, today’s fathers are more involved in their children’s lives than fathers of prior generations.   In fact, a majority of today’s dads want to spend more time with their children.  However, […]

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